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03-04-12, 09:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,785
Posted By vincev

My Paramount ...

My Paramount
http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii125/vincev_2008/my%20road%20bikes/paramount3resto-1.jpg
12-12-11, 08:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,376
Posted By vincev

To some it may be too much Celeste but I like it...

To some it may be too much Celeste but I like it and thats all that matters.Do what makes YOU enjoy your bike.Always remember opinions are like a..holes:everyone has one....
12-05-11, 10:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,376
Posted By vincev

did you go to the Bianchi website? I bought a...

did you go to the Bianchi website? I bought a Celeste seat there a few years ago.
11-29-11, 10:56 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,434
Posted By vincev

I also have this 1939 Colson besides the '48...

I also have this 1939 Colson besides the '48 Schwinn I posted.Its fun to sit on the back seat and steer[front and rear steering] .draws a lot of strange looks....
11-18-11, 06:50 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 18,119
Posted By vincev

heres mine,if you live in N/W Indiana its for...

heres mine,if you live in N/W Indiana its for sale
http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii125/vincev_2008/my%20road%20bikes/motobecane2-1.jpg
11-14-11, 11:17 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 22,251
Posted By vincev

still has original gold chain ,etc ...

still has original gold chain ,etc
http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii125/vincev_2008/my%20road%20bikes/voy2.jpg
10-25-11, 08:15 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 14,045
Posted By vincev

heres a diffferent bike .anyone want to do a...

heres a diffferent bike .anyone want to do a century on this Halloween bike?
http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii125/vincev_2008/non%20road%20bike%20collectables/SchwinnDeLuxeHornet-3.jpg
08-08-11, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By vincev

E bay+$5

E bay+$5
05-03-11, 08:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,101
Posted By vincev

It was a Peugeot px-10 and worth about$900

It was a Peugeot px-10 and worth about$900
03-23-11, 11:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,385
Posted By vincev

wow!

wow!
Replies: 4
Views: 1,674
Posted By vincev

The Huffy name makes it pretty worthless.Dont...

The Huffy name makes it pretty worthless.Dont offer much.I picked up an almost mint black Huffy for $25...
Replies: 8
Views: 4,673
Posted By vincev

does it have a cycle truck or schwinn headbadge?...

does it have a cycle truck or schwinn headbadge? If it is a cycle truck headbadge PM me .thanks
Replies: 32
Views: 1,410
Posted By vincev

Dont give up looking.I found a beautiful 72 p-13...

Dont give up looking.I found a beautiful 72 p-13 Silver mist,perfect chrome,original tubulars ,saddle,etc for $400.They are around and many times being held by young people who got from their parents...
03-08-11, 11:12 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,335
Posted By vincev

Heres showing my age.I started collecting bikes...

Heres showing my age.I started collecting bikes in 1970.This was the time when 10 speeds were really invading he U.S. The collectors of that era had the same concerns about the end of balloon...
02-25-11, 03:43 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,055
Posted By vincev

I cant believe some members of the forum are...

I cant believe some members of the forum are making the bike owner to look like the bad guy because he can affoed a $10,000 bike.He did nothing wrong and I dont think insurance fraud ,etc. is a ...
02-12-11, 01:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,603
Posted By vincev

Lot of good opinions from this post.I personally...

Lot of good opinions from this post.I personally do not care for CL police.I do not flip bikes but I believe everyone should be allowed to make mistakes and overpay for an item if they are foolish...
02-08-11, 10:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,603
Posted By vincev

craigslist flagging

Does anyone know how many times an ad must be flagged before it is removed?There used to be a site that flagged ads many times until removed.I am curious because the Chicago CL has a flagging war...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-01-11, 09:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,977
Posted By vincev

Thanks for the info.The only part I see missing...

Thanks for the info.The only part I see missing is the air pump.Does anyone know what pump went on the rear rack?Was it a special one or just a store bought pump?
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-01-11, 04:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,977
Posted By vincev

moulton= folding bike??

I just picked up a Moulton MK3.Many classify this under folding bikes.Why??They seem to be pretty fast bikes on you tube and can keep up with standard bikes.They are "ugly" in a good way....
12-30-10, 11:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,111
Posted By vincev

I use a digital fish scale that reads up to 50...

I use a digital fish scale that reads up to 50 lbs and weighs pounds and ounces.works great.
12-28-10, 10:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,284
Posted By vincev

I have a few of these.the 1952 catalog says 76...

I have a few of these.the 1952 catalog says 76 lbs
http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii125/vincev_2008/non%20road%20bike%20collectables/DSCF0005.jpg I have a few of these and the old catalogs said...
12-24-10, 08:19 PM
Replies: 17,879
Views: 2,806,690
Posted By vincev

O.K. Give him a call email this posting to a...

O.K. Give him a call
email this posting to a friend...
12-11-10, 11:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By vincev

bike finding site

After my computer crashed I lost a web site where you can click on a brand of bike and it would locate that brand of bike on C.L. and ebay.Does anyone know of a site that is similiar ?
11-29-10, 10:00 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,804
Posted By vincev

Every time I ride my bike I wear the...

Every time I ride my bike I wear the helmet.Potholes,gravel,dogs,blowouts,etc happen more often than you realize.I have a cracked helmet souvenier that could have been my skull.
11-29-10, 09:53 PM
Replies: 3,243
Views: 138,147
Posted By vincev

I believe in helmets.If you ever took a fall and...

I believe in helmets.If you ever took a fall and cracked a helmet and were able to dust yourself off you would also.
11-25-10, 11:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,592
Posted By vincev

I would mind my own business.A seller can ask any...

I would mind my own business.A seller can ask any price for anything he sells just as a purchaser can move on to another add if he doesnt like the price. what I consider a fair price may not be so to...
10-26-10, 10:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 629
Posted By vincev

A hair dryer and a piece of plastic used as a...

A hair dryer and a piece of plastic used as a scraper. the plastic will not scratch the paint.Also Goop hand cleaner works well.
10-24-10, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By vincev

great pics ,many people do not know how beautiful...

great pics ,many people do not know how beautiful Indiana is.lets keep it a secret.
09-27-10, 01:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,451
Posted By vincev

"I don't do vintage I bought them new, rode...

"I don't do vintage
I bought them new, rode them, kept them
Now they are just old bikes"

You answered your own question in your avatar.
09-18-10, 11:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,663
Posted By vincev

As in fire arms being old doesnt turn an item...

As in fire arms being old doesnt turn an item into a classic.It just becomes vintage or "old".Many sellers use "vintage" instead of "old' to lure uninformed into thinking they hit gold.Anything ever...
09-16-10, 09:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,517
Posted By vincev

worth the price.I like the color.The cushy gel...

worth the price.I like the color.The cushy gel seat cover is not a plus.Nice catch
09-15-10, 10:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,128
Posted By vincev

What is that color called?It looks like...

What is that color called?It looks like "flamingo" used on 1977 Schwins.
09-14-10, 09:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,295
Posted By vincev

always do my own.Hooked up a dial indicator on my...

always do my own.Hooked up a dial indicator on my stand and get most wheels within 5 thousanths of an inch.
09-14-10, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By vincev

not from the 40's more like the early 60's

not from the 40's more like the early 60's
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-08-10, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,387
Posted By vincev

Once I cleaned the the bike i saw it was made by...

Once I cleaned the the bike i saw it was made by Bianchi.Thanks
08-30-10, 10:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,778
Posted By vincev

I have met some great bike people on e bay by...

I have met some great bike people on e bay by "pickup only".Have gotten some great bikes at good prices over the years.Dont have to wait for a local bike show to find what I need.E bay isnt "owned"...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-24-10, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,387
Posted By vincev

KTC Folder

I forgot to post the pcture of the bike in the sellers garage.It also has the headlight and generator.He said he would take $25..Just getting to the bike can be a challenge.I finally dug it out and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-24-10, 06:02 PM
Replies: 0
Ktc
Views: 978
Posted By vincev

Ktc

Not knowing anything about folders I thought i would try this part of the forum.I am going to look at this bike in the picture.The owner said all he sees is KTC on the headbadge.By the looks of the...
08-20-10, 10:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,029
Posted By vincev

When you get a quality bike you will see the...

When you get a quality bike you will see the difference.There is no comparison of a Corvette to a Cavalier even though each will get you from point A to B. Have ya seen many Huffy's winning the...
08-17-10, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By vincev

Revisiting Sheldon

Its been quite awhile since I have gone on Sheldon Brown website.I was please to see that Harriet has kept up the site and added much information.If ya get a few minutes click on Sheldon's site and...
08-10-10, 09:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,516
Posted By vincev

I would ride and see in person.cameras put weird...

I would ride and see in person.cameras put weird angles at times.
08-09-10, 11:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,296
Posted By vincev

bottom up

bottom up
08-08-10, 09:24 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,434
Posted By vincev

Heres my 1948.It is probably 80 lbs and with the...

Heres my 1948.It is probably 80 lbs and with the balloon tires it wears ya out quickly
http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii125/vincev_2008/non%20road%20bike%20collectables/schwinn1948.jpg
08-08-10, 01:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By vincev

sounds like a good winter project.Will also spend...

sounds like a good winter project.Will also spend time on E bay looking for a dropstand.I'll leave the old tires on to prevent damage to the wood rims until i have a plan for them. Thanks for the...
08-07-10, 11:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By vincev

thanks guys.Between this forum and the Cabe i...

thanks guys.Between this forum and the Cabe i always am able to find good info.Now to find the paint scheme used on this bike and try to get it looking decent again.Info from the Cabe showed there...
08-07-10, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By vincev

New Departure mdl A

I added this picture of the new departure mdl A that is on the old Elgin.It is written in old type script
Any guess on the age of this hub?This should narrow down the age of te bike .Thanks Guys....
08-07-10, 06:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,451
Posted By vincev

heres a few pics of my 2 viscounts.they have...

heres a few pics of my 2 viscounts.they have original death forks,cranks ,etc.yours has the red "v" dust caps missing.you will probably never find them....
08-05-10, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By vincev

the bracket hanging is from the rear carrier.Its...

the bracket hanging is from the rear carrier.Its not connected yet to the seat post bolt.I was amazed at the saddle.it is original.the guy who had it was about my age[60] and said his dad had this...
08-05-10, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By vincev

this is old but any idea how old?

This is an old Elgin with wood rims and Troxel saddle.Any info is appreciated.
http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii125/vincev_2008/non%20road%20bike%20collectables/ELGIN.jpg...
08-04-10, 10:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,584
Posted By vincev

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii125/vincev_20...

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii125/vincev_2008/non%20road%20bike%20collectables/schwinnlasalle.jpgthis was my best find
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