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09-17-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,312
Posted By FBOATSB

YYESS! Bike nerds gathering in solidarity, gently...

YYESS! Bike nerds gathering in solidarity, gently counseling one another on their foibles. Makes the heart warm. :hug:

PS: i'll take anyone's Allvit derailers. They're glorious!
09-15-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
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.
09-14-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By FBOATSB

What's that black sticker on the seat tube say?

What's that black sticker on the seat tube say?
09-14-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By FBOATSB

Definitely made after the Chicago factory shut...

Definitely made after the Chicago factory shut down. By the Headbadge date code I would go 1989 or 1999.
09-13-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 426
Posted By FBOATSB

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

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09-13-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 426
Posted By FBOATSB

You need a shorter one. The one you have is...

You need a shorter one. The one you have is bottoming out against the shoulder of the male half. You really need a new binder bolt; both halves. Looks like there are corrosion / grunge issues going...
09-13-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 426
Posted By FBOATSB

I'm curious to know how a seized up bolt that...

I'm curious to know how a seized up bolt that won't come out is even going to tighten up properly. I would be afraid of doing damage to the frame. Please address that issue. Nice, new seat clamp...
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: 2,312
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....
09-07-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,646
Posted By FBOATSB

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/think-act-...

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/think-act-be/202005/why-are-masks-triggering-conflict-and-rage
09-07-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,646
Posted By FBOATSB

Blaylock...

Blaylock (https://www.reference.com/world-view/dr-russell-blaylock-scam-75aa3f5be2fc041e) anti vaxxer
Mercola wanna be. Has a line of supplements: the very best supplements.
Forum: Great Lakes
09-04-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By FBOATSB

JohnBoy7 That's because you don't yet have the...

JohnBoy7
That's because you don't yet have the required 10 posts to post pictures. It's a necessary spam prevention rule. However, when you attempt to post pics they automatically go to your...
08-20-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1,008
Views: 78,873
Posted By FBOATSB

Recommendation

Just received a sweet Brooks B72 and had a wonderful transaction with Nubra . Great price and lightening fast shipping. Would not hesitate to buy again. Nubra , here's to hoping you sell more stuff...
07-10-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 753
Posted By FBOATSB

Transformed Triathlete / Former Columbus resident...

Transformed Triathlete / Former Columbus resident becomes one of best in world after losing 200 pounds...
07-10-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 753
Posted By FBOATSB

Could be inspiring

Saw this in the newspaper the other day, thought I'd post it here....
05-20-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By FBOATSB

qft

qft
05-19-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By FBOATSB

Not yet, anyway. I just bookmark it on my phone...

Not yet, anyway. I just bookmark it on my phone search engine. Just as fast.
05-19-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,362
Posted By FBOATSB

Because that's been the tradition since 1912? ...

Because that's been the tradition since 1912?
Since at the blinding and crazy speeds in the 80mph range on that size track they estimated 33 as the max capacity?
05-18-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By FBOATSB

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/834372-...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/834372-ultimate-27-tire-reference-thread.html
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
04-12-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,947
Posted By FBOATSB

Worksman offers several saddle options for their...

Worksman offers several saddle options for their cruisers.

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04-10-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 23,139
Views: 2,649,762
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: 8,487,866
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.
03-28-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 497
Posted By FBOATSB

Schwinn hub needs to have Schwinn spoke protector...

Schwinn hub needs to have Schwinn spoke protector in there to fill that gap. You can get a smaller less dorkish one.:)...
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...
Forum: Foo
03-15-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,475
Posted By FBOATSB

Just in my experience, I have had the same postal...

Just in my experience, I have had the same postal carrier for decades and he has no problems with packages, letters, and even junk mail. I have asked him and he agrees it has given him a good career...
Forum: Foo
03-15-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,475
Posted By FBOATSB

Fair enough:thumb:

Fair enough:thumb:
03-15-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,270
Posted By FBOATSB

My favorite bike weighs upwards of 18 kilograms &...

My favorite bike weighs upwards of 18 kilograms & I can ride it for hours on end. The key is comfort. How long do you expect your average bike ride to be?
03-13-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 597
Posted By FBOATSB

Back in the day, before I had LASIC, I always...

Back in the day, before I had LASIC, I always wore glasses insisting on glass lenses and cable end frames:...
03-10-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 15,921
Posted By FBOATSB

Here is one: https://www.ushempauthority.org/ ...

Here is one: https://www.ushempauthority.org/
There may be others by now.
03-10-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By FBOATSB

https://www.bikeforums.net/politics-religion/10251...

https://www.bikeforums.net/politics-religion/1025151-how-gain-access-politics-religion-forum.html
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: 8,487,866
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.
02-29-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 830
Posted By FBOATSB

​​​​​Discomfort? I suggest you google up some...

​​​​​Discomfort? I suggest you google up some hernia specific exercise instead of jumping under the knife. I had excruciating pain from an inguinal hernia diagnosed by an actual hernia surgeon....
02-26-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By FBOATSB

You have to ask a Mod.

You have to ask a Mod.
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

Seriously, I would tell the guy to make his best...

Seriously, I would tell the guy to make his best offer. You might be tempted. He must have some scheme to monetize your site.
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: 1,800
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: 1,800
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
02-18-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 892
Posted By FBOATSB

Here's a screen shot of that link. ...

Here's a screen shot of that link.
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/720x1280/screenshot_20200218_145808_147bd79be57711290929bf086b66e9b68eb1f7cf.png
The main gist of it anyway.
02-18-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,678
Posted By FBOATSB

https://www.mec.ca/en/

https://www.mec.ca/en/
02-16-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 23,139
Views: 2,649,762
Posted By FBOATSB

[/QUOTE] Sorry, I think the one you want was in...

[/QUOTE]
Sorry, I think the one you want was in July last year, might not be scheduled yet. It was sponsored by: Bike Pirates | A DIY bike shop (http://bikepirates.com/)
Someone in Toronto will...
02-14-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 608
Posted By FBOATSB

Actually, you can still buy evolved versions of...

Actually, you can still buy evolved versions of these today. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big-Bang_Cannon
Still use acetylene and spark ignition. I still have the one I got when a youngster, (60s)
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