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10-10-19, 05:36 PM
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Posted By GTBruiser

1980 Schwinn Phantom Scrambler

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$20 from a super nice guy clearing out the garage prior to moving to Florida.
07-23-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,599
Posted By GTBruiser

Reversed Saddle

I saw this and wondered if in some way how https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1976x1094/img_9722_7fb82d69a865df213e0e4f47f882d818fa213875.jpg
this was more comfortable for the...
07-22-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 43,974
Posted By GTBruiser

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A Big Cheeseburger
07-05-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,110
Posted By GTBruiser

Mesa Runner

That's a good, simple, strong bike. https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1235/img_1927_55ece4c6f8609b145805fcd2fc6e0f8bac6f5c2e.jpeg

Big Red
I just bought a blue painted...
06-30-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 43,974
Posted By GTBruiser

Camouflage

Would have not found these if I washttps://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x1125/img_5502_28ece86777970901014f8a7f0aab875c53f28840.jpeg
driving my truck.
06-30-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,547
Posted By GTBruiser

Schwinn Sierra

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06-30-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 31,936
Posted By GTBruiser

Schwinn Mesa Runner 2

I replaced both wheels $10, chain ring $2, saddle $1, grips 50 cents, pedals $4, 2 Specialized Crossroads tires $2, chain $5 and added lights 50 cents, horn $2, an old camera bag as a front bag $1,...
06-30-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 31,936
Posted By GTBruiser

Schwinn Mesa Runner

I picked up this Mesa Runner at a thrift store on half priced day for $10
The correctly matched rear rack was from another thrift store, that same day, for $2.00
Took it home, pumped up tubes,...
06-12-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 705,363
Posted By GTBruiser

That's a good lookin' bike and that blue bar wrap...

That's a good lookin' bike and that blue bar wrap is a great touch.
09-20-18, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 437,219
Posted By GTBruiser

Exploring Kansas City

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09-19-18, 08:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,533
Posted By GTBruiser

OK, I'll play along. "or What?" I like the...

OK, I'll play along. "or What?"
I like the orange-ish color and requisite Brooks saddle, but, that's about it for me.
09-19-18, 07:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 587
Posted By GTBruiser

That's so full of WIN!

That's so full of WIN!
09-16-18, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7,058
Views: 731,952
Posted By GTBruiser

rough ride

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I wish I knew the story of this!
06-16-18, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 308,697
Posted By GTBruiser

The old Murray

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the old Venture in cruiser mode. It actually has a...
02-18-18, 10:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,544
Posted By GTBruiser

I think it looks terrific! If your wife feels...

I think it looks terrific! If your wife feels safe and comfortable with whatever setup is on the bike, then, she's gonna ride it. That's the #1 priority!

Would love to see photos of it out in...
02-12-18, 08:08 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,695
Posted By GTBruiser

1984 Schwinn Sierra

My 34 year old Schwinn Sierra and Van Halen's "Jump".
02-08-18, 11:33 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,579
Posted By GTBruiser

This is, mostly, my reason for practically always...

This is, mostly, my reason for practically always wearing ear buds. The Apple branded EarPods are the ones that do the best job for my ears. The perfect size, shape and aerodynamic quality. I've...
10-30-17, 03:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,498
Posted By GTBruiser

Myself and my 1962 Super Continental add up to...

Myself and my 1962 Super Continental add up to 106.
10-18-17, 12:21 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 134,809
Posted By GTBruiser

A Browning of any sort. I know they exist, but,...

A Browning of any sort. I know they exist, but, the last one that I saw other than my own was 1995-6.
10-15-17, 03:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,310
Posted By GTBruiser

1973 Schwinn Continental that my stepdad...

1973 Schwinn Continental that my stepdad purchased new, then, sold to a teenage me in the late '70s. I've changed the saddle, brake handles, denim bar tape, and, stem, but, have the original parts...
10-15-17, 01:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,225
Posted By GTBruiser

A split-window Corvette AND a Chevy Citation...

A split-window Corvette AND a Chevy Citation behind it.
10-10-17, 01:42 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,111
Posted By GTBruiser

Sunset Orange

Sunset Orange
10-10-17, 01:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,111
Posted By GTBruiser

Sweet heavens! Do. Want.

Sweet heavens! Do. Want.
10-10-17, 01:00 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 31,739
Posted By GTBruiser

Just crossed the 100km on this thing! So...

Just crossed the 100km on this thing! So cramped, scary, slow, yet, fun! I've lost the "as purchased" group of photos, but, it was a friend's abandoned project. Just a (tiny) frame, white hand...
09-21-17, 01:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,091
Posted By GTBruiser

That's terrific!!!

That's terrific!!!
09-03-17, 08:53 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 31,628
Posted By GTBruiser

Forum: Foo
09-03-17, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10,303
Views: 2,095,668
Posted By GTBruiser

Van Gogh?!!

I don't suppose my thrift shop find will make the grade on the Antiques Roadshow....
08-22-17, 11:41 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 25,069
Posted By GTBruiser

1986 Murray Baja 5000

It ain't much of a "classic', but, it is quite "vintage". Almost 45 lbs of rolling clodhopper.
08-22-17, 11:31 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 25,069
Posted By GTBruiser

[QUOTE=RiddleOfSteel;19809189]Drooling at all the...

[QUOTE=RiddleOfSteel;19809189]Drooling at all the tall beautiful VERY red bikes. Mmmmmm....

So am I! That 1985 Schwinn Peloton is making me swoon!
05-19-17, 02:36 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 28,110
Posted By GTBruiser

A pair of Tioga City Slickers. Once I removed...

A pair of Tioga City Slickers. Once I removed all of the decals, tore it down, reassembled and tuned the bike, I found it surprisingly easy, smooth and comfortable to ride.
05-18-17, 09:36 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 28,110
Posted By GTBruiser

Huffy Manitoba

I needed something upright while my busted up back healed, but, I despise the "sit up and beg" look and feel of modern hybrids. I found this Huffy on the curb and tore it down, then, reassembled it...
05-17-17, 06:01 PM
Replies: 13,705
Views: 2,794,622
Posted By GTBruiser

$8 Kabuki Hilltopper

Gave 8 USD, at a thrift store, for this Kabuki. It was sandwiched between a NEXT Power Climber and a NEXT Power X that were tagged at $50 a piece! I didn't, at first, really look at the bike as...
05-05-17, 07:42 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,217
Posted By GTBruiser

Nine out of 12 are instantly ride-tastic. ...

Nine out of 12 are instantly ride-tastic. Numbers 10 & 11 are just bones and the Browning will be ride-tastic with about 45 minutes of bare knuckle brawling.
05-05-17, 02:23 AM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 595,551
Posted By GTBruiser

1967 Varsity. The 2nd one of these green...

1967 Varsity. The 2nd one of these green machines that I've put together this year.
04-28-17, 01:44 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 22,582
Posted By GTBruiser

...with a road runner...

...with a road runner...
04-27-17, 06:14 PM
Replies: 13,705
Views: 2,794,622
Posted By GTBruiser

Schwinn Impact I snagged today from a neighbor of...

Schwinn Impact I snagged today from a neighbor of a co-worker that was getting ready to park it at the curb! I've been looking for just this model and frame size for several years!
04-27-17, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3,071
Views: 629,469
Posted By GTBruiser

I hear ya! I found my Grand Touring at a thrift...

I hear ya! I found my Grand Touring at a thrift store. The young person that was wheeling it to the sales floor seemed apologetic about asking 90 ducks for it.
"It's gonna be hard to sell an old...
04-26-17, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3,071
Views: 629,469
Posted By GTBruiser

Motobecane Grand Touring

Motobecane Grand Touring
02-15-17, 06:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 890
Posted By GTBruiser

"The Grandfather Bike" is terrific! It's so...

"The Grandfather Bike" is terrific! It's so inspiring.

I find myself smiling about you being uncomfortable in the Levis as probably 97 percent of the time I ride I am wearing Wranglers or...
02-15-17, 06:12 AM
Replies: 13,705
Views: 2,794,622
Posted By GTBruiser

Nope. The Eclipse is one of a pair that I found...

Nope. The Eclipse is one of a pair that I found for 99 cents(!) at a thrift shop about 20 years ago. This bike came with a really heavy, chrome plated, steel rack that I donated to a local bike...
02-13-17, 12:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,746
Posted By GTBruiser

Burn out. I went through burn out when I was...

Burn out. I went through burn out when I was doing a lot of touring, endurance and some competitive riding. I didn't feel bad or sad, just, all of a sudden, not very interested. I was riding a...
02-13-17, 10:44 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,692
Posted By GTBruiser

"... lot of folks who buy and own inexpensive...

"... lot of folks who buy and own inexpensive bikes who are highly critical of expensive bikes (e.g., they are a waste...l) and a lot of folks who have expensive bikes who are highly critical of...
02-11-17, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13,705
Views: 2,794,622
Posted By GTBruiser

The 5 dollar Raleigh.

The 5 dollar Raleigh.
02-11-17, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13,705
Views: 2,794,622
Posted By GTBruiser

Aww! So beautiful!

Aww! So beautiful!
02-08-17, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13,705
Views: 2,794,622
Posted By GTBruiser

Raleigh Reliant

Nothing special, but, $5 for a basically complete, low end Raleigh Reliant upon which I'll devote a handful of time to turn into my beer and sandwich carrier.
01-25-17, 07:34 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 34,800
Posted By GTBruiser

This Varsity Sport and both Cimarrons, that I...

This Varsity Sport and both Cimarrons, that I bought new, are, respectively, 37, 32 and 30 (come October). I finally sold the Varsity less than a week ago!
12-23-16, 07:36 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 22,799
Posted By GTBruiser

This Continental is still my #1 beater. The...

This Continental is still my #1 beater. The chainstays and seatstays don't exactly line up, side to side. This requires a funky combination of wedge washers/wing nuts upon a long, thin thread bolt...
12-23-16, 05:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,330
Posted By GTBruiser

It looks terrific! Well done!

It looks terrific! Well done!
12-22-16, 08:36 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 22,799
Posted By GTBruiser

An old Huffy that I found on a trash pile. I...

An old Huffy that I found on a trash pile. I have a pair of beat up old galvanized tubs that hook onto the rack for hauling stuff and an old, deep, metal cake pan that hangs from the lopsided...
12-21-16, 10:22 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 110,445
Posted By GTBruiser

My identical pair of trusty ol' City Limit CB-2s....

My identical pair of trusty ol' City Limit CB-2s. Recently sold one.
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