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10-20-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 149
Posted By thinktubes

Whatever yr drinkin' - I'll have two...

Whatever yr drinkin' - I'll have two...
10-20-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 149
Posted By thinktubes

Schwinn for the win! ...

Schwinn for the win!

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10-19-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By thinktubes

Some old Sidi Genius 2 ...

Some old Sidi Genius 2

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10-18-19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 346
Posted By thinktubes

They seem to work well - there was a pretty good...

They seem to work well - there was a pretty good dsicussion on the "do this" Coppi thread.
10-18-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 37,150
Posted By thinktubes

In NOLA for a week, so drinking local. ...

In NOLA for a week, so drinking local.

pretty nice haze, could use a smidge more hop.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48921786811_a95c3535b1_k.jpg
10-17-19, 10:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,421
Posted By thinktubes

Every nut and bolt captures my attention - a...

Every nut and bolt captures my attention - a mechanical feast for the eyes!
10-17-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By thinktubes

Not quite the same, but it might work, depending...

Not quite the same, but it might work, depending on the diameter:

https://www.velo-heaven.co.uk/products/italian-flag-handlebar-finishing-tape

You might want to look into pin-striping tape as...
10-16-19, 09:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,154
Posted By thinktubes

Bought it at a garage sale 2 blocks from home...

Bought it at a garage sale 2 blocks from home over 10 years ago. Guy had a lot of bike stuff. It was priced at $50 and I didn't haggle. He warned me that it "wasn't legal" for competition. Had tubs...
10-16-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By thinktubes

Yeah, I noticed that too. Waiting for the real...

Yeah, I noticed that too. Waiting for the real experts to show up.
10-16-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By thinktubes

Getting a Schwinn Paramount vibe...

Getting a Schwinn Paramount vibe...
10-15-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By thinktubes

Questions of value don't belong on this forum, ...

Questions of value don't belong on this forum, but if it's real I would expect it to be highly desirable/sought after.
10-15-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By thinktubes

Colonel's Blog: Classic Steel Moots...

Colonel's Blog: Classic Steel Moots (http://colonelsbikes.blogspot.com/2011/01/classic-steel-moots.html)
10-15-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,031
Posted By thinktubes

Pic from about 10 years ago taken on the last day...

Pic from about 10 years ago taken on the last day before I started my current job.

Did an all-day ramble down the lake front to enjoy my last day of freedom.

Stopped at Navy Pier for a hotdog...
10-15-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 421
Posted By thinktubes

Very nice!!!! I have 2-3 sets of 6400 hubs...

Very nice!!!!

I have 2-3 sets of 6400 hubs that I got in a lot.

Need to check the bearings and build a rear wheel around one of them.
10-15-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,515
Posted By thinktubes

1. Find a saddle you (and yr junk) likes. 2....

1. Find a saddle you (and yr junk) likes.

2. Adjust (fore/aft) and level saddle for efficient peddling.

3. Select a stem length that gives you a comfortable reach.

4. Consider different bar...
10-14-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,160
Posted By thinktubes

The story begins here...

The story begins here (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1114007-schwinn-experts-help-id-without-pics-paramount.html). As noted, it's a 1981 Schwinn Superior. It has a faded sticker from a...
10-14-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By thinktubes

Thanks for posting the cool pics - lots of neat...

Thanks for posting the cool pics - lots of neat bikes.

The amount of bolt-on accessories is a bit over-the-top. Is that a "thing" now?
10-13-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,171
Posted By thinktubes

Glad to hear it's only down-sizing. Your rides...

Glad to hear it's only down-sizing. Your rides are always some of the cleanest builds on BF.
10-13-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 98
Posted By thinktubes

Need to be a paid member to post a WTB...

Need to be a paid member to post a WTB...
10-13-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 14,299
Views: 1,310,886
Posted By thinktubes

Summer left Chicago in a hurry. 40 degrees when...

Summer left Chicago in a hurry. 40 degrees when I rolled out the door today. 12-20 mph wind gusts and a seemingly constant headwind. Determined to keep the season going until the first snow, so I...
10-13-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 373
Posted By thinktubes

Cool "everything" on this one.

Cool "everything" on this one.
10-12-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By thinktubes

What pedals/shoes are you using?

What pedals/shoes are you using?
10-12-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,116
Posted By thinktubes

Headset looks like a Miche. Did U buy now?

Headset looks like a Miche.

Did U buy now?
10-12-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 572
Posted By thinktubes

Don't worry about the paint, build it up with...

Don't worry about the paint, build it up with tri-color, and ride the heck out of it when your ankle is better.
10-12-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,257
Posted By thinktubes

Wondering if others use the same seat/bar/pedals...

Wondering if others use the same seat/bar/pedals across all their bikes? Since these are the points of contact, it would provide a constant and eliminate some variables when evaluating a bike. I do...
10-11-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By thinktubes

1966 Huffy mebbe? Looks like you could mix and...

1966 Huffy mebbe? Looks like you could mix and match seat options

https://thecabe.com/forum/media/1966-huffy-dealer-catalog-page-9.26970/full?d=1501802223
10-11-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,830
Posted By thinktubes

Ciocc, Battaglin, Schwinn, Kilo TT ...

Ciocc, Battaglin, Schwinn, Kilo TT

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Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By thinktubes

Take money and run...

Take money and run...
10-11-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 369
Posted By thinktubes

Man, the weather went south in a hurry. Went...

Man, the weather went south in a hurry. Went from 70 to 40 in about 6 hours. Brrrrr!
10-10-19, 11:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 369
Posted By thinktubes

Thanks for the pics - you're making me miss...

Thanks for the pics - you're making me miss riding in central Illinos.

I liked in Urbana for a decade. Could ride 100 miles in any direction with no traffic.

Wind can be brutal. Had a 25 mph...
10-10-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 268
Posted By thinktubes

http://www.mytenspeeds.com/My_TenSpeeds_1/Bicycles...

http://www.mytenspeeds.com/My_TenSpeeds_1/Bicycles_Table/Japanese_Bicycles/Fuji_Bicycles/Fiji_TheAce/FugiTheAceBracketRearDerailleurCable.jpg

Photo credit: randyjawa
10-10-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,257
Posted By thinktubes

That was the same impression I had with the...

That was the same impression I had with the Litespeed. There was just something missing.
10-10-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,257
Posted By thinktubes

I had a mid-90s Litespeed Tuscany that I let go...

I had a mid-90s Litespeed Tuscany that I let go of pretty fast.

It fit beautifully and "disappeared" underneath me.

For me, the frame was too soft and flexy. It didn't transfer power well and...
10-08-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,103
Posted By thinktubes

Talk about your bells and whistles...

Talk about your bells and whistles...
10-08-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By thinktubes

Looks like n+1 to me.

Looks like n+1 to me.
10-07-19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,026
Posted By thinktubes

Gonna be in NOLA that weekend. Beautiful...

Gonna be in NOLA that weekend.

Beautiful trail/area. Got married in the Japanese garden on the Fabyan estate.

Color should be near peak.
10-07-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 23,972
Posted By thinktubes

+1 I'm seeing a lot of "daily drivers" in...

+1

I'm seeing a lot of "daily drivers" in there - well maintained with honest wear.

thanks for posting!
10-06-19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By thinktubes

You can use lye to disolve the shifters so you...

You can use lye to disolve the shifters so you can save the cables.
10-06-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,031
Posted By thinktubes

Enjoying hot coco (supplied by my wonderful wife)...

Enjoying hot coco (supplied by my wonderful wife) after completing a 10-mile Turkey Day time trial. Temp was 30 degrees.

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10-06-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14,299
Views: 1,310,886
Posted By thinktubes

Celebrated another trip around the sun. Rode my...

Celebrated another trip around the sun. Rode my age up into Lake County. Pretty much limited to riding on the weekends now, since it's too dark to ride after work.

It was 50 degrees when I left...
10-06-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 759
Posted By thinktubes

Shots fired!!!

Shots fired!!!
10-06-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,700
Posted By thinktubes

When you're done fixing Ebay, I hear Craigslist...

When you're done fixing Ebay, I hear Craigslist is ripe for the pickin'....
10-06-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By thinktubes

If I remember correctly, it's one of the nicer...

If I remember correctly, it's one of the nicer "numbered" Bridgestones. Comes stock with 700x25 so you might be in luck.

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/bridgestone/1985/pages/08-bridgestone-600.html
10-06-19, 05:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 759
Posted By thinktubes

Hawt!

Hawt!
10-05-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13,646
Views: 2,770,315
Posted By thinktubes

Weird... I have a 1999 Steelman. When I...

Weird...

I have a 1999 Steelman. When I bought it, Brent was transitioning from 1" to 1 1/8" forks and didn't have steel forks in production, so I have a CF fork. Always keeping an eye out for a...
10-05-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By thinktubes

Rolling a tri-axle?

Rolling a tri-axle?
10-05-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2,398
Views: 180,077
Posted By thinktubes

Shimano 6800/Mavic Open Pro. Underwhelmed. If...

Shimano 6800/Mavic Open Pro. Underwhelmed. If you don't have skills/tools budget for truing costs.
10-05-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2,398
Views: 180,077
Posted By thinktubes

Velomine wheel after 100 miles....:notamused: ...

Velomine wheel after 100 miles....:notamused:

https://youtu.be/TRc9hIXRlq4

After 30 minutes of work....

https://youtu.be/dvtlsRI8vU4
10-05-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13,646
Views: 2,770,315
Posted By thinktubes

curbtender Steelman fork 1 1/8?

curbtender Steelman fork 1 1/8?
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