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04-19-21, 06:24 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Not My Bike

Schwinn racing bike frame
$25
Hobbies (https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/wilmington/hobbies/)
Listed a day ago in Hampstead, NC (https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/109432245742688/)
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04-19-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 367
Posted By machinist42

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04-18-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 442
Posted By machinist42

Reading Is Fundamental

https://www.peterwhitecycles.com/tire-pressure.php

https://info.silca.cc/silca-professional-pressure-calculator
04-17-21, 04:00 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Not One Pic Of The Entire Bike

Fuji 18 speed road bicycle - $99 (Mooresville Davidson Cornelius Concord Charlotte Statesville)Posted 2021-04-17 16:45

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"New...
04-09-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,279
Posted By machinist42

Life, The Universe....Everything!

As someone who recently snagged an '84 Trek 620, I eagerly await the results of your research.

After reading your posting, I went and measured my Lotus Odyssey, and it can accommodate 42s, but not...
Replies: 33
Views: 841
Posted By machinist42

Assumptions...

Price out the transport of the wheels on Shipbikes (http://shipbikes.com)and you may find it's about the same as shipping only the hubs USPS?
03-24-21, 09:59 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Too Small

"Zebulon" in Hebrew means exaltation or refers to a small dwelling. (Zebulon is the small town outside Raleigh where the bike resides.)

This LeMond Reno is too small for me to dwell on, so I...
03-23-21, 05:01 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Signed, Sealed, Delivered. It's Yours

1986 Ross Shimano Signature Series Bike
$150
Hobbies (https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/wilmington/hobbies/)
Listed 4 hours ago in Wilmington, NC...
03-21-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 61,198
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Posted By machinist42

Ef Me Too

Were it a 58, I wouldn't have posted it, as that's about the lower limit for my size. Still, I am tempted as well...
(Posting here is often, to some extent, an effort on my part to exorcise that...
03-21-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 61,198
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Posted By machinist42

Not My Bike - Too Distant For Me To Facilitate

Schwinn Paramount Track Bike - $500 (Raleigh)Posted 2021-03-21 14:02

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03-16-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,189
Posted By machinist42

Put A Cork In It

Fill a basin large enough to accommodate the handlebars with a strong solution of Lye, NaOH, Sodium Hydroxide.

Immerse bars, which should promptly dissolve.

Rinse off cork before using, but it...
03-13-21, 08:04 PM
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Posted By machinist42

More Stable Than A Schwinn SS?

Vintage Schwinn Super Sport - $125 (Durham)Posted 2021-03-13 20:24

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03-05-21, 12:28 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Unique Columbus Transfer Placement!

56cm Benotto 3000 5'8-6'rider - $180 (N.Belmont 😊)Posted 42 minutes ago

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"56cm Columbus lugged steel frame,Italian road bike...
03-03-21, 11:55 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Presentation Could Use Some Work...

Vintage Romani Road Bikes
$125/each· In Stock
Hobbies (https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/wilmington/hobbies/)
Listed in Parksley, VA (https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/103753132996658/)
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02-25-21, 05:56 PM
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Posted By machinist42

$30 cx

Performance Men's Bike, Shimano shift, rear rack - $30Posted 2021-02-25 17:46

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02-11-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 963
Posted By machinist42

Dave Kirk came to mind at first sight. He's known...

Dave Kirk came to mind at first sight. He's known for high points on the seat tube lug running up the saddle post.

(I'm assuming it's a respray and the "built by..." sticker is as legitimate as...
02-09-21, 02:22 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Quitting At 82? Wimp. Old People! Am I Right?

Vintage Specialized Road Bike - $100 (Johns Island)Posted 2021-02-09 14:43

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"!979 Specialized Sequoia vintage road bicycle....
02-09-21, 01:21 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Put A Pin In It

Vintage 80s/90s Pinarello Vuelta Road Bike Columbus EL Italian Frame - $800 (Ginter Park)Posted 2021-02-09 13:34

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"This is a...
02-07-21, 09:26 PM
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Posted By machinist42

101

Road Bike Handmade 62cm Dura-ace Campy - $1,000 (portsmouth)Posted 2021-02-07 21:55

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02-06-21, 07:01 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Ren And Stumpy

Specialized Stumpjumper Comp small MTB frame - $50 (Knightdale)Posted 2021-02-03 16:30

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"I've got a 1992 Specialized...
02-06-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 756
Posted By machinist42

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(OP tried to post a pic with their post. I'm going to guess it's a...
02-03-21, 11:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,179
Posted By machinist42

"Only" a 600ax

Well, either the "C" or "E" type, made by Tange. The Vintage Lotus (http://www.vintagelotusbicycles.com/Super_Pro__Aero_.html)site doesn't appear to specify which one, but there is an "E" on eBay ...
01-28-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 626
Posted By machinist42

Threes

Rivendell has these at $2/each, with a $4 shipping charge. Ordering three, the shipping is still $4, bringing the total to $10/three. Tacking on a few other small items mitigates the shipping further.
01-24-21, 01:19 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Struck An Iceberg?

BikePosted about an hour ago

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"German made commuter bike really good shape $150

bicycle frame material: other/unknown...
01-21-21, 08:59 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Spx

58cm-Bottecchia Italian race bike-XL - $850 (Holly Springs)Posted 2021-01-21 20:19

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01-20-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,863
Posted By machinist42

Retro Threading

As this resource (https://kuromori.home.blog/clutched-one-way-shifters/) is not mentioned in this thread, thought to link to it for posterity.
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Posted By machinist42

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12-29-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,035
Posted By machinist42

Garbage In, Garbage Out

Thank you for detailing your methodology. Not one of your "data points" is a Super Sport. <sigh emoji> (Edit: I see you've added SS and ST data points. Good on you. They are all head tube stampings,...
12-23-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 567
Posted By machinist42

Two Shiny Cents

If I remember correctly, Rustoleum's "rust dissolver" is phosphoric acid based, which will consume chrome.

I generally use oxalic acid, but others here will advocate for Evaporust, which, like...
12-22-20, 11:10 PM
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Views: 567
Posted By machinist42

Hmmmm.

The "San Remo" line was a quirky lot, save for the "Equipe" Model 76.

My '72(?) "Designed by Ernie Clements" is "stickered" as Butted Reynolds Frame, Fork and Stays, but has stamped dropouts. It...
12-19-20, 11:46 AM
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Posted By machinist42

Also Not A Shogun, But Near My Size And Interesting

57cm Eddy Merckx - $600 (Garner)Posted 2020-12-19 12:08

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12-19-20, 11:37 AM
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Posted By machinist42

Nice, But Pricey And Tiny (And Not A Shogun)

50cm 53cm Peugeot Super Competition Reynolds 531 Stronglight Drillium - $480 (Mechanicsville)Posted 2020-12-19 11:10

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12-19-20, 10:34 AM
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Posted By machinist42

Hmmmm.

Vintage Shogun 10 Speed with Unusual Twist Shift - $65 (Greenville)Posted 2020-12-19 08:49

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12-16-20, 12:33 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Too Small

1889 Victor bicycle

Price: US $15,000.00

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12-02-20, 12:55 PM
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Posted By machinist42

A Blue Rosa

De Rosa - $500 (Bon Air)Posted 2020-12-02 13:30

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"Hand made De Rosa road bike. Collectable Campy crankset, seatpost, downtube...
12-01-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 61,198
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Posted By machinist42

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11-10-20, 01:00 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,514
Posted By machinist42

I am Fred.

I am Fred.
10-22-20, 02:17 PM
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Posted By machinist42

R.E.W. Reynolds, Purportedly 753

Vintage R.E.Reynolds bicycle for sale - $900Posted 2020-10-22 15:44

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10-11-20, 11:20 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Familiarity Breeds Contempt

I've seen this before, when someone used a pipe wrench to remove a seized BB cup and didn't realize it was scraping the paint off the BB shell.
09-26-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,079
Posted By machinist42

I suspect your new frame is "Inexternally...

I suspect your new frame is "Inexternally Brazed," (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1128655-mystery-bike-what-could.html) rather then hand Fillet Brazed.

Congratulations on your new...
09-22-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 61,198
Views: 9,171,417
Posted By machinist42

Shogun Day! Hai!

Shogun 12spd Bike, 1985 Vintage , Fast Sport Bike, Ready to Ride - $100 (Glen Allen)Posted 2020-09-22 12:28

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09-20-20, 10:06 PM
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Views: 7,113
Posted By machinist42

Does The Bailiff Wield A Frame Pump?

There's "Bike Court" in the PNW now??? Damn. I really have to consider relocating...

You may be averse to conflict in person, but you seem fine in writing. Why not play to your strength, and put...
09-18-20, 09:53 PM
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Posted By machinist42

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This is not what I'd consider the "oddest," but it is what I...
09-16-20, 09:23 PM
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Posted By machinist42

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Posted By machinist42

When I owned a Redline TX Cross bike I was...

When I owned a Redline TX Cross bike I was curious about the manufacturer and tubing, and with scant information on the Intertubes, I contacted the company, eventually connecting with someone from...
09-09-20, 10:26 PM
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Views: 1,623
Posted By machinist42

Bikes Are Good

By no means do I disparage the Continental or the Varsity. My first "real" bike was a 60's Varsity, though I wanted a Sport Super Sport or a Paramount. I rode it to school every single day, and then...
09-09-20, 08:34 PM
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Views: 1,623
Posted By machinist42

Beg To Differ

In 1964, when the (Sport) Super Sport was introduced, The Paramount was the top of Schwinn's offerings, followed by the (Sport) Super Sport.

I own both a '64 Paramount, (the first tourer they made...
09-09-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,623
Posted By machinist42

Not An Argument

Let's not forget the "butting" of the Super Sport?

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/images/schwinn-braze-head.jpeg
source (https://www.sheldonbrown.com/schwinn-braze.html)

And the later fillet...
09-06-20, 04:38 PM
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Posted By machinist42

With "Operating Instructions"!

Panasonic Touring Bike, Model DX-4500-21" - $350 (Smyrna, NC)Posted 2020-09-05 17:15

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08-25-20, 06:45 PM
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Views: 9,171,417
Posted By machinist42

Too Spendy For Covid Clunker Challenge

Street bike
$150
Listed 4 hours ago in Winter Park, FL (https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/107896495900379/)
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