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09-15-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 214
Posted By FBOATSB

You could start here: ...

You could start here:
https://www.sheldonbrown.com/chicago-schwinns.html
Scroll through that web page and you could read a huge amount of info.
09-09-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By FBOATSB

What works for me when editing into mid sentence...

What works for me when editing into mid sentence is just to type slowly and don't "out run" the Android software. I always thought my old phone was just getting tired and slowing down.
09-08-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,298
Posted By FBOATSB

Here's the pic from his gallery. He'll have to...

Here's the pic from his gallery. He'll have to wait until tomorrow to make 5 more posts before he can post more himself....
05-09-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By FBOATSB

I think rates of infection are going to roller...

I think rates of infection are going to roller coaster with hotspots popping up here and there for the duration of this pandemic. While you can somewhat control US borders, state and local borders...
Forum: Introductions
04-26-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By FBOATSB

https://www.bikeforums.net/forum-suggestions-user-...

https://www.bikeforums.net/forum-suggestions-user-assistance/932166-user-name-changes.html
04-10-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 23,139
Views: 2,649,674
Posted By FBOATSB

I have done this as well. For your quill stem,...

I have done this as well. For your quill stem, you can use a simple extender, enabling you to keep your original stem.https://www.modernbike.com/sunlite-steerer-extenders
04-06-20, 03:28 AM
Replies: 58,126
Views: 8,487,577
Posted By FBOATSB

Here is another one with better pics....

Here is another one with better pics. https://www.ebay.com/itm/283449611726
Looks like the trick for running an IGH hub with two chain rings in front.
03-22-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,291
Posted By FBOATSB

I use the much maligned Wald rear baskets and...

I use the much maligned Wald rear baskets and tote bags on my grocery bike. When they are full, that gives you a large flattish area to bungee a kit bag similar to this or really any duffel you can...
03-07-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 815
Posted By FBOATSB

I think any thread closing is usually discussed...

I think any thread closing is usually discussed and agreed upon by more that one moderator. Most thread closings are the result of mods having to clean up multiple posts that are against forum...
03-07-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,476
Posted By FBOATSB

Exactly this. In my opinion, if you have...

Exactly this. In my opinion, if you have generated electrons and fling 'em out all over cyber space, they're out there for anyone with the tech or a warrant to harvest them for their own use.
03-06-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 58,126
Views: 8,487,577
Posted By FBOATSB

Clean '81 Voyager 11.8, not my size, on my local...

Clean '81 Voyager 11.8, not my size, on my local Nextdoor. Asking $100....
03-03-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By FBOATSB

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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03-02-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,142
Posted By FBOATSB

​​​​​​Yes. I have run straight wall Schrader rims...

​​​​​​Yes. I have run straight wall Schrader rims pretty much forever. Never had creep unless walking a bike home with a flat tire.
02-23-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,200
Posted By FBOATSB

Yes. That would explain the Celeste aura seen in...

Yes. That would explain the Celeste aura seen in the northern Indiana skies around here for some time now.
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By FBOATSB

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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02-20-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By FBOATSB

Saddles can squeak as well. Check that as well.

Saddles can squeak as well. Check that as well.
02-19-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,795
Posted By FBOATSB

Small quantities anywhere are going to be more. I...

Small quantities anywhere are going to be more. I get 500 assorted bearings for $7.45....
02-19-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,795
Posted By FBOATSB

"Chromium steel" ball bearings are an alloy. They...

"Chromium steel" ball bearings are an alloy. They are hard but they will still rust. I've never heard of "chrome plated" ball bearings.
02-19-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,021
Posted By FBOATSB

Just look up the 68 spec sheet and see what...

Just look up the 68 spec sheet and see what options were offered. I'm guessing the 999's were standard
02-11-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 93,762
Posted By FBOATSB

Just a guess, but maybe requests for crap will...

Just a guess, but maybe requests for crap will pick back up in the spring?
02-09-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,198
Posted By FBOATSB

You can make all the changes you want in your...

You can make all the changes you want in your User CP (control panel). Look on the upper left corner.
02-08-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 93,762
Posted By FBOATSB

Liner received, Your Excellence! Just so happens...

Liner received, Your Excellence! Just so happens I found the MIA lid under the liner, possibly explaining why the top half of the liner got so wrinkled up. For posterity:...
01-29-20, 03:27 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,698
Posted By FBOATSB

For me it started in a fog of opioids and a stove...

For me it started in a fog of opioids and a stove up body with my wife helping me drag my old Schwinn up out of the basement. Slightly before my join date here.
Forum: Foo
01-23-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8,956
Views: 994,365
Posted By FBOATSB

This was posted last winter I believe, but I...

This was posted last winter I believe, but I always like seeing it again.
Forum: Foo
01-17-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,125
Posted By FBOATSB

We were paid a stipend of $3.00 per run. I did it...

We were paid a stipend of $3.00 per run. I did it for 14 years so it may have gone up slightly over time, I don't remember.
01-15-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,001
Posted By FBOATSB

Welcome Joe, I had just about the same result...

Welcome Joe, I had just about the same result from a L5-S1 fusion several years back. I'm 63. Cycling has been a saviour for me for sure.
Forum: Foo
01-10-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8,956
Views: 994,365
Posted By FBOATSB

My ankles would have shattered but I dig that...

My ankles would have shattered but I dig that pose after the fact.
01-02-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 23,139
Views: 2,649,674
Posted By FBOATSB

Thank you. I had this explained further up and I...

Thank you. I had this explained further up and I have been reading some articles on the Sheldon Brown archives as well. Very interesting.
12-15-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 23,139
Views: 2,649,674
Posted By FBOATSB

I went ahead and pulled the cups and spindle...

I went ahead and pulled the cups and spindle today without too much trouble, totally dried out inside. While pulling out all the loose balls this little guy fell out with them. Alive and well....
12-08-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 705
Posted By FBOATSB

Good save! I had no idea those old drift pins had...

Good save! I had no idea those old drift pins had any value at all. I have a bucket full of them of different types in a back corner of the shop from back in the day.
12-08-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,966
Posted By FBOATSB

I suspect the OP is noticing the general decline...

I suspect the OP is noticing the general decline in the vintage bike market. This needs to be moved to C&V.
12-03-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,545
Posted By FBOATSB

Top down is the only way for this tape or any...

Top down is the only way for this tape or any thin one layer tape IMO.:love:
Oh- and like the above, polish bars to a high shine or paint them.:thumb:
11-30-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 23,139
Views: 2,649,674
Posted By FBOATSB

Thanks. I had permission from the CFO to pay the...

Thanks. I had permission from the CFO to pay the full $70 based only the British Mfg. So $20 profit right off the bat.:thumb:
11-29-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,115
Posted By FBOATSB

Here is a link to an article about less toxic and...

Here is a link to an article about less toxic and non toxic ways to strip paint. https://homebuilding.thefuntimesguide.com/green_ways_how_to_remove_paint/
If you want to strip the fork separately....
Forum: Introductions
11-25-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By FBOATSB

No problem! All the tandem experts hang out Here...

No problem! All the tandem experts hang out Here (https://www.bikeforums.net/tandem-cycling/) when you can post pics they will want a drive side pic if you can get or take one. Any close ups of the...
11-25-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,949
Posted By FBOATSB

I refurbished one of these things and sold it to...

I refurbished one of these things and sold it to a group of neighbors down in the city to use communally for hauling stuff.
...
11-24-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,409
Posted By FBOATSB

All the above, of course. Any metal cutting tool...

All the above, of course. Any metal cutting tool will gnaw through that cable, some faster than others. As another alternative, just pull the post and take it to any mechanic, bike shop, or friend....
Forum: Introductions
11-24-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By FBOATSB

Welcome to the forums Kiss4aFrog When you...

Welcome to the forums Kiss4aFrog
When you attempt to post a pic it goes directly to the gallery where if someone can help you they will. The ten post/two day requirement is there for a very good...
11-09-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 213,304
Posted By FBOATSB

Thanks. For good or bad, there is no shortage...

Thanks.
For good or bad, there is no shortage of Felis catus that are in need of good homes. They seem to find us. My next door neighbor is undergoing evaluation for dementia and for the ability to...
Forum: Foo
10-30-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,904
Posted By FBOATSB

I don't understand why people are in such a hurry.

I don't understand why people are in such a hurry.
10-26-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 32,191
Posted By FBOATSB

Tons of quotable posts in this thread. I don't...

Tons of quotable posts in this thread. I don't "worry" about heart issues having had multiple cardiac workups and regular blood work over the years. I'm pushing 64 for cryin' outside, half dead. I...
10-22-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 58,126
Views: 8,487,577
Posted By FBOATSB

531 pro series?...

531 pro series? (https://www.shopgoodwill.com/Item/78097247)

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10-19-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,751
Posted By FBOATSB

It should be easy to see The crux of the...

It should be easy to see
The crux of the biscuit
Is the Apostrophe(')
09-01-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,186
Posted By FBOATSB

Op, the athlete you seek is legit and from...

Op, the athlete you seek is legit and from Germany. Competing in UCI sanctioned events.
https://www.bicycling.com/training/a24174109/stunt-cycling-viola-brand/

She also has a facebook page. I'm...
Forum: Foo
08-24-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,611
Posted By FBOATSB

Red River Valley

This ancient folk song has been in my head for decades. I don't know how it got there or how to make it go away.

"From this valley they say you are leaving
We shall miss your bright eyes and...
Replies: 7
Views: 2,155
Posted By FBOATSB

Maybe try Googling "shoplifting", or maybe...

Maybe try Googling "shoplifting", or maybe "fraud". Might give you some insight towards their feelings about being lied to.:D
07-21-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By FBOATSB

The Prologue was sold as a frame set only, was it...

The Prologue was sold as a frame set only, was it not? Part it out and sell the frame to somebody it fits. They could repair it or not. Some could live with the dent, some could not. I could live...
07-04-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,062
Posted By FBOATSB

Actually, any OP can delete their own thread in...

Actually, any OP can delete their own thread in entirety by clicking the edit button and clicking the delete thread button.
06-20-19, 03:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,883
Posted By FBOATSB

Have you tried here? ...

Have you tried here?
https://www.bikeforums.net/northeast/?styleid=9
04-14-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 58,126
Views: 8,487,577
Posted By FBOATSB

I spy lugged steel, Brooks saddle, forged drops,...

I spy lugged steel, Brooks saddle, forged drops, cable guides and derailleur hanger intact here. (https://www.shopgoodwill.com/Item/66457802)...
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