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01-27-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By 3speedslow

:eek:

:eek:
01-26-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 300
Posted By 3speedslow

No more reels anymore but I held on to my Pops...

No more reels anymore but I held on to my Pops fly fishing rod from 1950’s W. Germany.
01-24-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By 3speedslow

What would you want for the Flite saddle if not...

What would you want for the Flite saddle if not already claimed?

RobbieTunes
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-24-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 450
Posted By 3speedslow

HA, I had to laugh! My messenger bike has 23mm...

HA, I had to laugh! My messenger bike has 23mm tires and beats me up on the job. When I first got my Dahon boardwalk I had to check a few times cause I knew the tires were losing air. Nope! Just...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-24-20, 03:41 PM
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-24-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 450
Posted By 3speedslow

A pic to go with the story...

A pic to go with the story...
01-23-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,064
Posted By 3speedslow

Last time I rode hills, I could swing 42-52 and a...

Last time I rode hills, I could swing 42-52 and a 12-24 with ease. But, I was in the 112-115 lb range. I used to love playing on the mountains.

Currently i think 42-50 and a 12-26 could get me...
01-23-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,928
Posted By 3speedslow

I need to go find my early 70’s Minolta 110 spy...

I need to go find my early 70’s Minolta 110 spy camera. Not really for spying but everybody called it that!
01-23-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5,800
Views: 487,388
Posted By 3speedslow

Mad Honk sent me these, 7 spd index or friction...

Mad Honk sent me these, 7 spd index or friction Shimano bar cons. There’s no end of the bike build shifts or project rethinks now!

I have never used Shimano in this style, always Suntour. Eager to...
01-23-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,189
Posted By 3speedslow

Usually it’s the French bars being accused of...

Usually it’s the French bars being accused of being bent.
01-22-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By 3speedslow

“The 2010 models have the silver painted socks. ...

“The 2010 models have the silver painted socks.

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01-22-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,928
Posted By 3speedslow

Mine met an equally harsh fate.... thrown out by...

Mine met an equally harsh fate.... thrown out by my own parents when they were cleaning house! That Racer was so compact in my hands.
01-22-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,928
Posted By 3speedslow

Sadly this is all that is left from my 70’s...

Sadly this is all that is left from my 70’s photog adventures. An early Petri Racer was always in my sack or saddle bag while I roamed around Okinawa.

I have kept the wide and telephoto screw in...
01-22-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 458
Posted By 3speedslow

Great story and always a great colour! Like to...

Great story and always a great colour! Like to see a full build pic.
01-21-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 747
Posted By 3speedslow

You’re all worthless and weak! Now drop your...

You’re all worthless and weak! Now drop your gearing and give me 50 miles!

Motivated yet?
01-21-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 290
Posted By 3speedslow

Buy it for 10 bucks and keep the saddle bag.

Buy it for 10 bucks and keep the saddle bag.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-21-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By 3speedslow

Zond Welcome to the folder sub forum! ...

Zond

Welcome to the folder sub forum!

a group of sellers together called Aliexpress out of China seem to have everything you might need. There is also ThorUSA site to look at.
01-20-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,602
Posted By 3speedslow

i will soon know the bike you speak of. While...

i will soon know the bike you speak of. While walking past the nail polish aisle I saw some close shades of the aqua-blue I might try when I get mine.

Welcome to BF! When you can, post pics of...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-20-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 435
Posted By 3speedslow

In the interest of helping others who wish to...

In the interest of helping others who wish to change their Neos derailleur to something else, here is what I have found:

From Litepro on the Aliepress site you have several companies offering the...
01-19-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13,778
Views: 2,856,227
Posted By 3speedslow

^^ I hope so! Those cable guides are crusty!

^^ I hope so! Those cable guides are crusty!
01-19-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 597
Posted By 3speedslow

I will use that technique on my Sirrus. Those...

I will use that technique on my Sirrus. Those white dots look like paint specks. Have you cleaned and polished the beaut yet?
01-19-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,111
Posted By 3speedslow

Inspirational!

Inspirational!
01-19-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By 3speedslow

Man if that FSA crank was only a 170 I would be...

Man if that FSA crank was only a 170 I would be on it! Why can’t these modern cranks be 170’s!!
01-18-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,006
Posted By 3speedslow

I’m working on my 15 year old son to plant the...

I’m working on my 15 year old son to plant the idea but it ain’t happening.
01-18-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By 3speedslow

Ones with covers over the pedal hole are older...

Ones with covers over the pedal hole are older version, same TA crank though.

GLWTS!
01-18-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,152
Posted By 3speedslow

I used a bracket for a reflector as well but was...

I used a bracket for a reflector as well but was able to mount it on the handle bar bolt. IMO, the cages from VO are quite sturdy and period looking.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-17-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 435
Posted By 3speedslow

tomtomtom123 I Thank You for the help! I did...

tomtomtom123 I Thank You for the help! I did find the hanger on Aliexpress which matched the one I had in the pic. The dr problem shifting was a bad cable so I have some time to run the Neos...
01-16-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 826
Posted By 3speedslow

Nice sounding colour combo. I would like full...

Nice sounding colour combo. I would like full pics as well!
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-15-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 435
Posted By 3speedslow

^^^ I will check this out! Thanks for the tip!

^^^ I will check this out! Thanks for the tip!
01-14-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 777
Posted By 3speedslow

Ha, Ha! So right about that! Had to read it 3...

Ha, Ha! So right about that! Had to read it 3 times before I found the mis-correction... sometimes I introduce my wife as autocorrect, but that’s another can o’ worms.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-13-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 435
Posted By 3speedslow

I remembered a site which doc a Boardwalk change...

I remembered a site which doc a Boardwalk change from a Neos to another Shimano DR.

Seems the hanger is rare and elusive...
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-13-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 435
Posted By 3speedslow

Well, I did read it and there was no info about...

Well, I did read it and there was no info about an adapter available if I wanted to change the Neos out.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-13-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 435
Posted By 3speedslow

Neos dr replacement...

Man, I just can’t stop! Going to look at a Boardwalk geared Dahon and it seems to have a Neos. Is there an adapter that can be bought to let me switch derailleur or am I stuck with it?

Thanks for...
01-13-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By 3speedslow

If I wandered by your yard I would grab that...

If I wandered by your yard I would grab that Raleigh, maybe the other one too. But that’s a wander too far!

GLWT Giveaway!
01-12-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 777
Posted By 3speedslow

Yes, from what I have found out, in 87 the Sirrus...

Yes, from what I have found out, in 87 the Sirrus and Allen were same tubing and geometry. Components were different. Sirrus was 105, Allen got 600.

Nice catch BD!
01-12-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5,800
Views: 487,388
Posted By 3speedslow

Got this Saturday! A nice high crown I-beam Nitto...

Got this Saturday! A nice high crown I-beam Nitto stem. Perfect for my mid 70’s Sekine project.

Thanks, Greg!
...
01-11-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2,719
Views: 219,675
Posted By 3speedslow

Aint nothing wrong with that! Let the youngin’s...

Aint nothing wrong with that! Let the youngin’s Deliver the food, leave the paper to the rest of us!
01-11-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,290
Posted By 3speedslow

^^I’d ride that in a heart beat! These fastback...

^^I’d ride that in a heart beat! These fastback are an interesting frame.

My post above was to try and find out who made my frame. I read SAPA, later becoming Spooky cycles were responsible for...
01-11-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 182,099
Posted By 3speedslow

Sent you a PM Re; 7 speed.

Sent you a PM Re; 7 speed.
01-11-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 424
Posted By 3speedslow

Whew, holding my breath while I read! Glad it was...

Whew, holding my breath while I read! Glad it was a success!
01-11-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5,800
Views: 487,388
Posted By 3speedslow

A Schwinn Fastback Pro frame with parts. #2660...

A Schwinn Fastback Pro frame with parts. #2660 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2660) built Sept. 22, 2000 which makes it a 2001 model.
...
01-10-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,290
Posted By 3speedslow

T-Mar frame has arrived. Set up now in ride...

T-Mar

frame has arrived. Set up now in ride fit.

head badge# 2660 or Sept. 22, 2000

BB shell# TJ00802852 on other side are letters SL. Frame is a size 54-55
...
01-09-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 367
Posted By 3speedslow

Time to strip the paint!

Time to strip the paint!
01-09-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 469
Posted By 3speedslow

Nice save and rebuild! What are your needs for...

Nice save and rebuild! What are your needs for it?(purpose)
01-09-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 445
Posted By 3speedslow

Clean all the old parts...1 Put the bike...

Clean all the old parts...1

Put the bike back together...2

Replace with newer parts as you can, should or want to...3
01-08-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 686
Posted By 3speedslow

I have an 88 Voyageur and love it but... what I...

I have an 88 Voyageur and love it but... what I like about this years model is the paint colour and slight wrap around that the seat stays do.

Nice bike and a great one for someone to own!
01-08-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6,943
Views: 1,695,057
Posted By 3speedslow

Well, 2 good slices of seat post and no closer to...

Well, 2 good slices of seat post and no closer to removal. On top of that, the cheapo’ Kobalt handle for the saw busted. Why did they get rid of the all metal T handle? Now I have to ride over to...
01-07-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 507
Posted By 3speedslow

kocour You are the best caretaker that...

kocour

You are the best caretaker that frame could have hoped to find! Kudos.
01-07-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 367
Posted By 3speedslow

Those frames manufactured by BS for Schwinn had a...

Those frames manufactured by BS for Schwinn had a different serial but did indeed have a BS marking on the fork. I had thought the serial for their own bicycles might have matched the mystery frame...
01-07-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 367
Posted By 3speedslow

Bridgestone offering ?

Bridgestone offering ?
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