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04-01-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,455
Posted By rancho66

All suggestions here are a valid way to remove a...

All suggestions here are a valid way to remove a stuck seat post. Try them first. The picture show the tools that I had to resort to once. Drill bits that size are expensive and luckily I had...
01-08-21, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By rancho66

PM sent

PM sent
01-01-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By rancho66

PM sent

PM sent
12-21-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By rancho66

PM sent

PM sent
12-08-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,350
Posted By rancho66

Hijacked thread (again). Pedal rebuilding is...

Hijacked thread (again).
Pedal rebuilding is always a bit of a challenge for me. Mainly due to not having every special tool for each pedal.
Vice, flathead, and proper size wrench/socket seems...
10-31-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,933
Posted By rancho66

Tough crowd here! Here you go: ...

Tough crowd here!

Here you go:



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10-31-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,933
Posted By rancho66

Great Concert memory Vintage Schwinn! I have a...

Great Concert memory Vintage Schwinn! I have a few concert recollections. but the THC at the time has clouded some of the details. I would agree on the colors due to the ease of matching them...
10-30-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,933
Posted By rancho66

American Steel Rocks!

Good Morning Paramount fans of the forum!

Enjoy the day!
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10-10-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 90,578
Posted By rancho66

Thumbs up for Manny66. Excellent price, shipping...

Thumbs up for Manny66. Excellent price, shipping time and quality of the Shimano 600 Brake levers.
10-05-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By rancho66

PM sent

PM sent
08-18-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By rancho66

38 cm HSIN LUNG (HL) Alloy Cost of Shipping...

38 cm HSIN LUNG (HL) Alloy
Cost of Shipping plus $2 for my troubles.

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08-09-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 33,504
Posted By rancho66

Anyone have a 1979 or 1980 Miyata 1000 that can...

Anyone have a 1979 or 1980 Miyata 1000 that can post a close up of the tubing decal? I know it is Tange Champion but the 1980 catalog's picture is not detailed enough. I need to buy one if they are...
07-04-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By rancho66

If junior means short here is one for cost of...

If junior means short here is one for cost of shipping. Think it came off a early 80's Schwinn by the looks of the safety lever screws. Not forged drops, but Made in Japan Tange.
120mm from race...
05-04-20, 04:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By rancho66

If you do not want the "winged" pad holders: ...

If you do not want the "winged" pad holders:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/SunTour-SUPERBE-Early-Edition-Original-Brake-Pads-shoes-NOS-classic-JAPAN/274337996635?hash=item3fdfd19f5b:g:dHoAAOSwS~Rel1OL
06-04-19, 04:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By rancho66

I have a 60 tall shaft for cost of shipping. ...

I have a 60 tall shaft for cost of shipping. 230mm tall.https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_1006_3936cea9eefc743b53ec37a2f5e33c2757db9aa1.jpg
05-28-19, 04:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 921
Posted By rancho66

PM sent on Campagnolo English thread bb.

PM sent on Campagnolo English thread bb.
05-07-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 90,578
Posted By rancho66

Quick response, shipping, and great/secure...

Quick response, shipping, and great/secure packaging on Silca frame pump from vtchuck (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/vtchuck-399889.html). Thanks!
03-09-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 79,057
Posted By rancho66

My quick and probably not perfect analysis of...

My quick and probably not perfect analysis of Motobecane (Grand Records mostly) serial numbers.

I only used these 2 threads for this analysis:...
01-22-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,030
Posted By rancho66

PM sent. Thanks for sharing!!

PM sent. Thanks for sharing!!
07-04-18, 05:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 719
Posted By rancho66

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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03-11-18, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,003
Posted By rancho66

Crescent wrench

Crescent wrench
09-16-17, 05:59 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 189,498
Posted By rancho66

My M6L37607 (76?) serial numbered 4000 has exact...

My M6L37607 (76?) serial numbered 4000 has exact same lugs/color/gold pinstriping It has different seat tube decal. Also missing the down tube 4000 designation decal. Maybe that decal was optional...
04-30-16, 11:25 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 189,498
Posted By rancho66

Adding this 1981 2400 to your database. Has a...

Adding this 1981 2400 to your database. Has a different tubing decal that has not been posted in the Sekai thread as of yet.


1981 2400 SER# Y1N2928
Made in Japan

Green Tubing Decal:

"...
04-21-16, 07:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,773
Posted By rancho66

1979 Trek 530 sporting Black Dura Ace. A gave it...

1979 Trek 530 sporting Black Dura Ace. A gave it to a friend so he would quit bugging me to sell it to him. Came original from Trek factory with black components.
04-18-16, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,658
Posted By rancho66

Thanks T-Mar Every time I restore/rebuild a bike...

Thanks T-Mar Every time I restore/rebuild a bike I learn something new.
04-17-16, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,658
Posted By rancho66

You are correct, they are quite light. They...

You are correct, they are quite light. They definitely would shine up brightly. I am installing them on a repainted early 70s Dawes Galaxy that will be sold at local swap meet so not going to take...
04-17-16, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,658
Posted By rancho66

Thanks. Looks like they copied/borrowed the...

Thanks. Looks like they copied/borrowed the Model #210 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=210) from Weinmann. Dimples on a racing rim must cut the wind better!
04-17-16, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,658
Posted By rancho66

Strange 27" Araya Alloy Rims

I have had these rims hanging in the basement for about 5 years and putting them on a bike that is going to local swap meet. Probably not too valuable, but a bit rare I would guess. Laced to early...
10-27-14, 11:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,493
Posted By rancho66

I have had luck installing new hoods with soapy...

I have had luck installing new hoods with soapy water, powder or flour, or armor all. You choose the one that cleans up best after install. Just be careful and work slow so you don't rip the new...
10-27-14, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,719
Posted By rancho66

I would say yes they all were made in Japan from...

I would say yes they all were made in Japan from 1980-82 (I could be wrong of course). All were built with 27" wheels according to Schwinn Catalogs. Here is a link to the 1982 Voyageur Catalog: ...
10-22-14, 05:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,248
Posted By rancho66

No more than $50 if you must. Do you have some...

No more than $50 if you must. Do you have some Oxalic acid?
10-17-14, 09:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,501
Posted By rancho66

How about a frame? I have the bike back...

How about a frame? I have the bike back together, but too lazy to take a picture.412456
03-16-13, 02:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,040
Posted By rancho66

dddd Your additional info will be read by...

dddd

Your additional info will be read by all who search on New Star along with my additions...one of the reasons I like these forums for historical bike research!

Enjoy the day!
03-11-13, 07:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,040
Posted By rancho66

Looks like this thread ended without a definite...

Looks like this thread ended without a definite country of manufacture & quality level of the "New Star" hubs. The pictured hubs are French made and were supplied to Pelissier (and others?). Quality...
04-14-12, 09:07 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 189,498
Posted By rancho66

245059245060245061245062 Finally got around...

245059245060245061245062

Finally got around to taking pictures and getting the Serial # for you RaleighSport. If you need better close up pictures let me know. These bikes have not yet been...
03-24-12, 11:03 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 189,498
Posted By rancho66

I have a stock 2400 Special with the black Dia...

I have a stock 2400 Special with the black Dia Compe Brakes but no barcons (has Suntour Powershift ratcheting on downtube). I also have a couple of 2500 Grantour with black Dia Compe brakes &...
07-22-09, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By rancho66

I knew I could wake up the forum with a bit of...

I knew I could wake up the forum with a bit of sarcasm! Just looking to get matching Q/R as they were not included in the craigslist purchase.

redneckwes: looks like you have quite a collection...
07-22-09, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By rancho66

No ID help on this one? Not even the "helicomatic...

No ID help on this one? Not even the "helicomatic sucks" comments when the word Maillard and Hub is used in the same post?
07-19-09, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By rancho66

Hub Identification Help

Can anyone ID this hub? I am leaning towards Maillard because the pressed in bearing says made in France. No other markings except the Sealed Bearing sticker. They are laced to Wolber Modele 58...
06-29-09, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,103
Posted By rancho66

Try some Oxalic Acid (Wood Bleach) on your rust. ...

Try some Oxalic Acid (Wood Bleach) on your rust. Do a search and you will see some before nad after shots from those that have used it. I picked some up (powder form) at my local Sherwin Williams...
05-20-09, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,161
Posted By rancho66

Another 1983 Voyageur W/ Tange Champion...

Another 1983 Voyageur W/ Tange Champion MOTOCROSS Butted Tubes just sold on EBAY:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&item=270388776273
Head Badge: 0453 (14...
03-11-09, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,161
Posted By rancho66

Looks like no Braze-ons for the rear rack...

Looks like no Braze-ons for the rear rack attachment for a 1983 Super Sport like my frame has so I will settle on calling my bike a 1983 Schwinn Voyageur (Frame build date)...put together in 1985...
03-09-09, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,161
Posted By rancho66

Anyone have a 1983 Tange Tubed Schwinn?

Anyone have a 1983 Schwinn Super Sport or Voyageur with Tange tubing? I need to verify that the attached pic of the decal on my bike is correct. Also, did the 1983 Super Sport come with the...
02-24-09, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By rancho66

EBAY Basso Identification questions

I have in-laws in Germany and sometimes look around their area for a possible frame/bike to buy and bring back. Here is one listed here:...
02-16-09, 06:25 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 33,858
Posted By rancho66

23" (58 cm).

23" (58 cm).
02-12-09, 07:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By rancho66

nlerner linked exactly what Lizzie needed. Now...

nlerner linked exactly what Lizzie needed. Now the decision is rather simple...buy a Brooks!
02-09-09, 01:12 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 33,858
Posted By rancho66

Very nice. Getting a one owner bike with...

Very nice. Getting a one owner bike with original parts is always the best way to start a project!
01-25-09, 04:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 33,858
Posted By rancho66

I guess I will just add some more Takara...

I guess I will just add some more Takara Information for others to know. I picked up a free and rusty, but complete, 1985 or so 18-speed Takara Overland last summer. Made in Taiwan and sold in...
01-22-09, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 614
Posted By rancho66

PM sent to Scott. Thanks Cycleheimer Even...

PM sent to Scott.
Thanks Cycleheimer Even though that Milwaukee Craigslist Bridgstone 400 would be a good deal, I am about 6 hours north of Milwaukee in the Frozen Tundra of Superior/Duluth.
...
01-22-09, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 614
Posted By rancho66

The Bridgstone Self-Centering Brake

I have a 1985 Bridgstone with the Self-Centering (SC) "breakthrough" (per Bridgstone's Catalogs) brakes.
My "SC" quit working and it looks like the one of the parts has broken on me. (see photo) ...
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