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06-18-21, 10:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,914
Posted By Rooney

Removing branding (if it looks bad) in the form...

Removing branding (if it looks bad) in the form of stickers, patches, et al. is one of my favorite traditions.
06-18-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,914
Posted By Rooney

Couldn't the offending stickers be... removed?

Couldn't the offending stickers be... removed?
06-11-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 867
Views: 248,454
Posted By Rooney

Well, soon after posting I realized I lack a...

Well, soon after posting I realized I lack a couple fender mounting points so never mind (for the time being).

This is a bit convoluted so bear with me. Right after the most recent round of...
05-19-21, 12:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By Rooney

Very timely, I just picked up an 84/85 Nishiki...

Very timely, I just picked up an 84/85 Nishiki Cresta with the same CWC marking. Good to know!
05-14-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By Rooney

They look like Dia Compe 960s. I've seen threads...

They look like Dia Compe 960s. I've seen threads that say the Dia Compe 98x range has adequate adjustment for the conversion. The Shimano Deore cantis (MC70, MT60/62, M732) are also supposedly a good...
05-13-21, 04:20 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,857
Posted By Rooney

Not $1,600 worth it.

Not $1,600 worth it.
05-11-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 949
Posted By Rooney

Today, while riding (every time I'm riding,...

Today, while riding (every time I'm riding, actually), I was having this exact thought. The soft crunch of rolling over wet dirt and light gravel, small pebbles and rocks crackling against each...
05-06-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By Rooney

thorstein The quirkyness of this derailleur is...

thorstein The quirkyness of this derailleur is the key! I'm running old Cannondale bags, so I can get away with not needing the front rack, which is the biggest reason for feeling "eh" about it. For...
05-05-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By Rooney

There hasnít been a whole lot to add lately. Iíve...

There hasnít been a whole lot to add lately. Iíve been thinking about wheels a lot but Iím not any closer to having a new set.

A couple weeks back now I picked up a 3-pulley cage and transplanted...
04-25-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,227
Posted By Rooney

I just rock Vans Authentics; off-white with a gum...

I just rock Vans Authentics; off-white with a gum sole. Canít beat Ďem. Sambas are probably sturdier tho.
04-16-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 46,103
Posted By Rooney

I'm reviving this older thread because today I...

I'm reviving this older thread because today I finally got the handlebar bag to match these panniers and saddlebag. I started searching for everything shortly after getting the bike and seeing this...
04-15-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By Rooney

Itís a 5/6 speed chain. After posting last night...

Itís a 5/6 speed chain. After posting last night I watched a couple videos and one said to set the outside plate parallel to the chain rings vs. the inside as I did. I tried it before going to bed...
04-01-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 179,612
Posted By Rooney

CLAIMED I've had this Suntour Blue Line front...

CLAIMED I've had this Suntour Blue Line front derailleur languishing in my garage since January. I didn't have any takers when I tried to sell it, maybe someone will feel more compelled here;...
03-30-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,426
Posted By Rooney

I believe Panaracer offers a 33mm Presta valve...

I believe Panaracer offers a 33mm Presta valve stem.
03-25-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,857
Posted By Rooney

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/7cbe48db_f6e2_45dc_8e78_d809130380f7_335a28e4155333e2957774802bf008d40d03a772.jpeg

Quick update shot from mid-ride today, featuring...
03-16-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,357
Posted By Rooney

I feel like that's sort of the point of the frame...

I feel like that's sort of the point of the frame tho. You buy a Crust because you want a fat tire all-road bike. It's got all of the braze-ons too, and maybe the coolest bi-plane fork. It's also...
03-14-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,857
Posted By Rooney

That's a great-looking SP! All the black makes it...

That's a great-looking SP! All the black makes it look so slick and modern. The powder coater really nailed that blue-black color too. I always love how mine will shift between the two colors...
02-24-21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,857
Posted By Rooney

Wow, two very fresh frames! The white lug lining...

Wow, two very fresh frames! The white lug lining on that SP blows me away every time.

I've noticed touring bikes of this era usually seem to give the top model vertical rear drop-outs, and the...
02-15-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,531
Posted By Rooney

Alas! Beauty that it is, I ride a 63.5cm VSP. Get...

Alas! Beauty that it is, I ride a 63.5cm VSP. Get a load of those fairings tho!
02-06-21, 10:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By Rooney

The Golden Boy — One of your posts about your VSP...

The Golden Boy — One of your posts about your VSP was what convinced me to investigate the model further and ultimately lead to me buying this bike. So, thank you! It's definitely intimidating seeing...
02-05-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,531
Posted By Rooney

I don't know if you're still taking opinions on...

I don't know if you're still taking opinions on the frame color, but I gotta say; that original paint/decal color combo is one of the best I've seen on a bike. I was disappointed when I found out...
02-05-21, 01:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By Rooney

1985 Schwinn Voyageur SP [Project Title]

I keep posting updates in "Post Your Schwinn Voyageur!" so I figured it was time to make a dedicated thread about this bike and its on-going changes.

I bought this Voyageur SP in May 2018 after...
01-15-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,857
Posted By Rooney

scarlson...

scarlson (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/scarlson-197010.html) — Looking at the crown, I'd agree it's probably not the original fork. What do you mean by making a step in the front fender?

...
10-21-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,857
Posted By Rooney

Theres a 58cm Ď86 on eBay right now for $600 in...

Theres a 58cm Ď86 on eBay right now for $600 in Madison, WI. Seems a bit overpriced. Could always try giving them an offer.
09-23-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,441
Posted By Rooney

They both look awesome, great improvements! I...

They both look awesome, great improvements! I love all the yellow on the Masi and don't think you should change it. The Performance feels much more cohesive now too. Beautiful bikes!
08-12-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,857
Posted By Rooney

Two golden boys, how 'bout that! I've been...

Two golden boys, how 'bout that! I've been keeping an eye on eBay for a Four'Sir ó there's one listed but apparently it's been cut down. Is there much difference between that and the ubiquitous...
08-03-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,857
Posted By Rooney

I think I've just come across the answer, here....

I think I've just come across the answer, here. (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1103357-re-1985-voyaguer-sp-components-questions.html)

Three other '84/85 Voyageur SP owners (including...
07-30-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,857
Posted By Rooney

Here it is in its current state ó ugly rushed bar...

Here it is in its current state ó ugly rushed bar wrap and all! I took it out for a quick spin yesterday to test the seatpost, and it didn't slide down at all. The carbon grip seems to have done the...
07-29-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,857
Posted By Rooney

Now I'm interested to see if anyone else with an...

Now I'm interested to see if anyone else with an 84/85 SP also has a 27.2 seatpost. It seems like the only other one posted here belongs to The Golden Boy. Maybe he can add a data point.
07-28-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,857
Posted By Rooney

Haha, I knew that'd get me in trouble. I forgot...

Haha, I knew that'd get me in trouble. I forgot to mention I also threw on some gumwall Panaracer Paselas. I've spent the last few days trying to get my seat post to stay put — it's been sliding down...
07-28-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,857
Posted By Rooney

I just rediscovered the photos I took of my bike...

I just rediscovered the photos I took of my bike two years ago are in an album on my profile here. I thought I'd lost the pictures with my old laptop. Blue splatter tape had been immediately replaced...
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