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08-03-20, 07:45 AM
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Posted By vintagebicycle

It looks to me like Michelin may have replaced...

It looks to me like Michelin may have replaced the World Tour with the Protek in 27x1 1/4", the World Tour disappeared from the catalogs last year in 27".
I have a sneaky suspicion that they're...
08-02-20, 12:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 930
Posted By vintagebicycle

About 10 years ago I converted a 1980 Panasonic...

About 10 years ago I converted a 1980 Panasonic DX4000 from a full Shimano 600 bike to a 7 speed internal gear rear hub with front and rear roller brakes, a straight bar, and different saddle. The...
07-08-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 939
Posted By vintagebicycle

Weight will affect the effects of caster in the...

Weight will affect the effects of caster in the front forks. A ligher rider may not be imparting enough added weight for the forks to overcome the resistance of the tire on the road and the force...
07-06-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,946
Posted By vintagebicycle

I'm 6ft3in tall, with a pbh of 36". I've always...

I'm 6ft3in tall, with a pbh of 36". I've always ridden a 25" to 25.5" frame road bike, c-t-c.
I've had knee pain issues for 40 plus years and the only way I can ride is with full leg extension at...
Replies: 26
Views: 1,253
Posted By vintagebicycle

By all means try and make the guy an offer, any...

By all means try and make the guy an offer, any amount you get off the price is more money you can put into it down the road.
Personally I think the U08 was a great bike, they weren't top of the...
07-02-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,863
Posted By vintagebicycle

As to the original question, I'd have to pick the...

As to the original question, I'd have to pick the 74 Super Tourer if your including the whole decade, if not I'd lean toward any of the 531 models in 1978.

As to weights, I've found the same thing...
06-26-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 19,645
Views: 3,214,158
Posted By vintagebicycle

1954 ???? $370???!!! ...

1954 ????
$370???!!!




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Schwinn collegiate 1954 - $370...
06-24-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,668
Posted By vintagebicycle

I can't speak for others who do large buy outs...

I can't speak for others who do large buy outs and clean outs but for me, having certain vintage parts on hand lets me do what I do.
I don't sell parts, I use them to repair or rebuild these old...
06-16-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,309
Posted By vintagebicycle

As someone who has been around bikes for 40+...

As someone who has been around bikes for 40+ years I can't believe what spokes cost these days. I remember when a regular set of spokes cost under $5 and DT Stainless spokes would run $12-$15 per...
05-24-20, 07:55 PM
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Views: 3,214,158
Posted By vintagebicycle

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Beautiful Mountain bike - $200https://southjersey.craigslist.org/bik/d/mays-landing-beautiful-mountain-bike/7110712584.html...
05-24-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 19,645
Views: 3,214,158
Posted By vintagebicycle

vintage SCHWINN BICYCLE TUBE 26"x1 3/4" w/BOX...

vintage SCHWINN BICYCLE TUBE 26"x1 3/4" w/BOX original,unused #1Item InformationCondition: Used“see description and supersized photo.”

Price:
US $84.95
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05-20-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 19,645
Views: 3,214,158
Posted By vintagebicycle

Probably better to rent that one than to buy....

Probably better to rent that one than to buy. Looks expensive to maintain. Besides, can you imagine what all that paint will look like in 20 or 30 years?
05-20-20, 12:51 AM
Replies: 19,645
Views: 3,214,158
Posted By vintagebicycle

On which half? That thing is aluminum, chances...

On which half? That thing is aluminum, chances are it won't take much to make it a two piece frame being bent like that.
Sort of makes you wonder how it got in that condition? Either a really hard...
05-19-20, 11:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,091
Posted By vintagebicycle

I just dug around and found a pack of those I...

I just dug around and found a pack of those I bought as a spare set probably 40 years ago, its got a $2.49 price tag on it from a local bike shop.

They sort of went out of favor when tubular tires...
05-19-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19,645
Views: 3,214,158
Posted By vintagebicycle

This one has been listed for a long time now ...

This one has been listed for a long time now
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05-19-20, 02:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,720
Posted By vintagebicycle

I just got done rebuilding a set of Peugeot U0-8...

I just got done rebuilding a set of Peugeot U0-8 wheels for a guy here. They're dated 1972, 100% original down to the spokes, he insisted on reusing every last spoke. They were removed and laid out...
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