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04-02-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,770
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I would recommend that you do not ride while...

I would recommend that you do not ride while high.
As others have mentioned, you probably can find a closed course or road-path-trail with no vehicle and no pedestrian traffic, but your...
02-13-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,017
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Hey, patnoe, ---when you do get it painted the...

Hey, patnoe, ---when you do get it painted the way that you would like, You Should Get A Nice Decal Made To Affix To The Bike Frame That Commemorates Your BOSTON to SEATTLE ride in 1983!!

That...
Forum: Touring
02-10-21, 02:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,163
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The main issue with the backpacker type acoustic...

The main issue with the backpacker type acoustic guitars is that they sound WORSE than the new el-cheapo Acoustics that are playable but not rugged and durable.
Even Martin's backpacker sounds ...
02-09-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 15,152
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

An ELECTROFORGED, ancient Schwinn built, STEEL...

An ELECTROFORGED, ancient Schwinn built, STEEL FRAME is among the most durable bicycle frame ever constructed.

For at least 50 years, perhaps more, the cycling community has looked at lack of...
01-08-21, 02:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Chuck, you should politely tell them that you...

Chuck, you should politely tell them that you have all that you currently need and that you cannot use them, but that GOODWILL and SALVATION ARMY thrift stores will certainly accept their bicycle...
12-29-20, 12:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,822
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

May you heal quickly...........you've got an...

May you heal quickly...........you've got an in-house medical expert, so be a good patient and follow her directives..... Rest comfortably, and maybe avoid watching any funny movies without...
12-27-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here are just two of the widely available NEW...

Here are just two of the widely available NEW aftermarket WALD replacement 13/16 outer diam seat posts for OLD American makes & SCHWINN bicycles:


WALD 940 (10.5 INCHES TOTAL...
12-27-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Justin, you are indeed correct that the outer...

Justin, you are indeed correct that the outer diameter of the Schwinn seat post is exactly 13/16" with a 5/8" top portion where the seat mounts.

Modern aftermarket seats have a 7/8" seat...
12-25-20, 12:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,494
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

4funbikes' beautiful yellow Schwinn (see...

4funbikes' beautiful yellow Schwinn (see 12-19-20 post)...... So 4funbikes saved 1.5 pounds by swapping out the one piece crank assembly.....well that early Seventies factory seat from the...
12-19-20, 04:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,630
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Maelochs hit the nail on the head (12-18-20 ...

Maelochs hit the nail on the head (12-18-20 06:19pm post #15) when he mentioned that the New Bicycle Riders from this 2020 Covid-19 PANDEMIC's BICYCLE BOOM do not want to be riding on streets/roads...
Forum: Foo
12-17-20, 12:52 AM
Replies: 1,805
Views: 114,849
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFDiZptXG-8 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFDiZptXG-8



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UklXMtVo0UY
12-15-20, 10:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/cleaning-white-h...

https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/cleaning-white-handle-bar-grips.39793/

https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/white-grips-and-bleach.101826/


The two CABE thread links above might also have some...
12-07-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,496
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Riders need to use their common sense and be...

Riders need to use their common sense and be ultra-cautious and certainly not exceed 7 or 8 MPH ( YES!!! only maximum of 7 to 8 mph !!) when within 100 feet of pedestrian traffic. The...
10-30-20, 03:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The FIVE SPEED Suburban is perhaps the most...

The FIVE SPEED Suburban is perhaps the most durable SCHWINN ever made along with the 1970 to late seventies Schwinn COLLEGIATE.
The FIVE SPEED Suburban has a 32 , 26, 21, 17, 14 model J ...
Forum: Foo
10-07-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,034
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here is one version of the OCT 15, 1977 Pasedena...

Here is one version of the OCT 15, 1977 Pasedena bootleg tape that is quality but needs an Equalization to bring it up to the "perfect" copy that is floating around today. Basically if you Capture...
Forum: Foo
10-07-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,034
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Eddie Van Halen was something else. He was...

Eddie Van Halen was something else. He was massively talented and a true original. I consider him the last of the true originals in rock and roll guitar that began with Chuck. Though...
09-17-20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,365
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Those CHROME PLATED frames and your project...

Those CHROME PLATED frames and your project chromed Continental are beautiful. They look like something that CONTROL would design for Max, 99, the Chief, and Larribee to use. Don't...
09-15-20, 11:30 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,365
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

GlennfordX4 has made a great "modern Collegiate...

GlennfordX4 has made a great "modern Collegiate prototype" (see GREEN bike) that puts that horrible joke that comes out of Detroit, to shame. I see that GlennfordX4 has incorporated the...
09-09-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,365
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

1970 - 1977 COLLEGIATES and Five Speed...

1970 - 1977 COLLEGIATES and Five Speed SUBURBANS ARE SUPERIOR TO Varsities/1964-1969 Collegiates/Ten speed SUBURBANS/CONTINENTALS BECAUSE THEY CAME EQUIPPED WITH Shimano built REAR DERAILLEURS...
09-09-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,590
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Doug Fattic is not correct when he says that the...

Doug Fattic is not correct when he says that the SUPER SPORT was next under the PARAMOUNT!!
The Super Sport was the most "low-rent" of the hand constructed Schwinns. THE SPORTS TOURER WAS NEXT...
09-08-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,365
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

As many others have already commented, you don't...

As many others have already commented, you don't need to do much as these old Schwinns are super durable and great riding bicycles IF YOU CAN ACCEPT THEIR HEAVY WEIGHT AND SLOW NATURE!

Trying to...
Forum: Foo
09-02-20, 01:37 AM
Replies: 1,805
Views: 114,849
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

SEPT 16th, 1966 Live Performances on U.K....

SEPT 16th, 1966 Live Performances on U.K. Television show called READY STEADY GO (London, England)


Here is the entire SEPT 16th, 1966 READY STEADY GO...
08-31-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,368
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/what-types-of-pa...

https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/what-types-of-paint-are-you-using.174120/

https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/best-rattle-can-paint.42165/
...
08-30-20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,890
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here is a beautiful 1971 burgandy red and a ...

Here is a beautiful 1971 burgandy red and a beautiful orange 1973 .........SCHWINN SUPER SPORT and related useful info...
08-30-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 710
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

My opinion is that since you have doubts and are...

My opinion is that since you have doubts and are unsure and are not confident about using this type of pedal, I would REMOVE THESE PEDALS and install a pair that you are comfortable using.
...
08-29-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,726
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

You might want to consider CONVERTING to ...

You might want to consider CONVERTING to Tourist Handlebars and ditching the drop-bars. Ask yourself do I really want to ride drop-bars, or will I just be always gripping the "tops", ...
08-29-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,726
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

It is a GIANT bicycle re-badged for Schwinn. It...

It is a GIANT bicycle re-badged for Schwinn. It is a decent basic bicycle with SUNTOUR derailleurs front and rear. Beyond the closure of Chicago factory, Schwinn increasingly turned to importing much...
Forum: Foo
08-19-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 996
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

You have to visit a quality independent tire...

You have to visit a quality independent tire dealer and not Discount Tire or the other chains. This is not saying that Discount Tire and others don't sell quality tires or provide excellent...
Forum: Foo
08-18-20, 11:49 PM
Replies: 1,805
Views: 114,849
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

CONVENTION HALL Philadelphia SEPT 2, 1964...

CONVENTION HALL Philadelphia SEPT 2, 1964 complete concert AUDIO
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPAAsEIg5hM


INDIANA STATE FAIR, Indianapolis afternoon show SEPT 3, 1964 complete concert AUDIO...
08-15-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,146
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Life is too short to worry. You're probably...

Life is too short to worry. You're probably not nearly old enough to remember the SCHLITZ beer television and print, and radio ad spots from fifty years ago in the early seventies when SCHLITZ...
08-02-20, 02:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The Suburban FIVE SPEED also featured that same...

The Suburban FIVE SPEED also featured that same model J free wheel that the 1970 Collegiate and beyond has. The Suburban TEN SPEED as you know has that same Model F freewheel that the...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,407
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The Schwinn Caliente is essentially the SCHWINN...

The Schwinn Caliente is essentially the SCHWINN SUBURBAN ten speed that is set up like a Varsity (with dropbars, racing seat, rat traps, & no fenders..)

The SUBURBAN ten speed came in 1970 and it...
07-23-20, 01:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,949
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here is just a bit more to expand on the great...

Here is just a bit more to expand on the great info and explanation that 79pmooney provided on "gear number" and how to calculate it.

IF YOU TAKE THAT "Gear Number" and multiply it by pi ...
06-07-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 803
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

John Fogerty & family ROCKIN' at home 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4E3tHaZBlc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7fjGntva18

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fduevUJtsv4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXhE71RCGfY
...
06-06-20, 01:15 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,071
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

In my opinion, there are certain high traffic,...

In my opinion, there are certain high traffic, relatively high speed congested streets which if they cannot be entirely avoided, using a parallel street with less traffic, I do deem it acceptable to...
06-01-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,616
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

They are extremely durable bicycles that are fine...

They are extremely durable bicycles that are fine riders if you do not mind the weight.
It appears that yours may have the GT-120 (shimano built for schwinn that was factory equipment on the FIVE...
05-18-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,516
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Install a pair of KENDA K838 "slicks". These...

Install a pair of KENDA K838 "slicks".
These are perhaps the best Street & Pavement tires that you could ever install on a 26" (559mm) mountain bike wheel.
They are smooth and fast, and quiet....
05-17-20, 02:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,797
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/walmart-stingray...

https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/walmart-stingrays-are-back-125-free-ship.171226/
Replies: 10
Views: 1,186
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://thecabe.com/forum/ ...

https://thecabe.com/forum/


https://thecabe.com/forum/index/general-discussion-about-old-bicycles.3/
05-06-20, 12:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,233
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Don't laugh, but the Covid-19 corona virus...

Don't laugh, but the Covid-19 corona virus pandemic has scared the bahjeebahs out of so many that have seen and heard Dr Anthony Fauchi, and Dr. Jen. Ashton talk each day on television of the...
05-01-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I agree with Squirtdad. Any 1980's quality...

I agree with Squirtdad.
Any 1980's quality JAPANESE 12 SPEED can be found for about $100 in roadworthy condition.
Even the very basic, economy model, from the 1984 FUJI catalog lineup, for...
04-28-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,580
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I like what Hillyman said. Look specifically...

I like what Hillyman said.
Look specifically for a FIVE SPEED Schwinn SUBURBAN from the SEVENTIES!!!
Why? INDESTRUCTIBLE and SUPER EASY FOR ANYONE TO SERVICE THE BOTTOM BRACKET BEARINGS, ADJUST...
04-19-20, 01:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,127
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Dan (ForceD) gave great advice. There is no...

Dan (ForceD) gave great advice.
There is no shame in starting with some beater, or cheapie, or borrowed bicycle.
You'll find your own compass and you'll get a definite reference point for the...
Forum: Foo
04-17-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,154
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

skimmers. Very inexpensive device that...

skimmers.


Very inexpensive device that criminals use to easily get credit card information.

Criminals typically affix them to gas pumps and ATMS but can be affixed to most any credit card...
04-06-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,078
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qtT_8pEjHgo ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qtT_8pEjHgo


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwgggzBgJfM


BBC TV live performance (England) 1973 -and- Beat Club (German television) live performance...
Forum: Foo
03-15-20, 02:59 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,525
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Deja Vu All Over Again.... From the week...

Deja Vu All Over Again....
From the week just before Christmas 1973 to the Miami Dolphins destroying the Minnesota Vikings in the Super Bowl in mid January 1974, there was a shortage of...
03-08-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The Shimano built GT-100 for Schwinn !!! ...

The Shimano built GT-100 for Schwinn !!!
Schwinn engineers had Shimano build a derailleur that had Lark quality, that had none of the junkiness of the Huret Al lvit, even though Schwinn had...
Forum: Touring
03-07-20, 12:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,569
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

If you are seeking Steel Tourist Style (upright...

If you are seeking Steel Tourist Style (upright riding) chrome plated handlebars in a shape similar to the shape that (gorillimo 02-24-24 post #24...
02-24-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,833
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I'm not a doctor and I didn't play one on TV so ...

I'm not a doctor and I didn't play one on TV so I have no real qualifications to give an answer.
I am old and I am in great shape, and many of my tennis, running, and golf pals are...
02-06-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,629
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULgL6s5-ssA ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULgL6s5-ssA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUJwBjKHpCg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vO3jPcfOSOI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DrzfIq5P-M4
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