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Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 09:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,910
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I have been wearing Transition lenses since early...

I have been wearing Transition lenses since early 1992.
The latest version on Transitions are so much improved over anything from just a decade ago.
Transitions were better than photo-grey in 1992....
Replies: 14
Views: 902
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here is a really clean (Model 224) that is the 24...

Here is a really clean (Model 224) that is the 24 inch frame mens model with Chrome FENDERS........Seller says its a 22 inch but my eyes say it is a 24 inch. Seller says it is a 1976 model but that...
09-16-19, 03:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 414
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Hello 3S1M and everyone else that might be...

Hello 3S1M and everyone else that might be looking for a decent and comfortable inexpensive helmet.

$6.97 FREE SHIPPING directimports1899 (#263829406290 on the bay)...
09-13-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 847
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

There is not much difference in any of the late...

There is not much difference in any of the late forties - through 1965 , COASTER BRAKE-single speed bicycles from any of the US manufacturers of that era.
Schwinn did have the world's best...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,171
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-1974-Schwinn-Subu...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-1974-Schwinn-Suburban-Womens-Bike/183937961596?hash=item2ad38e8e7c:g:u2oAAOSw75JdGhuk

A GREEN Suburban currently on the Bay, located in Myrtle Beach that ...
Forum: Foo
09-06-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,327
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

That behavior from the F&I guy at the dealership...

That behavior from the F&I guy at the dealership is par for the course at many New Car Dealerships.
I could write a book on what I know of industry practices between 1955 and today.
I still have...
Forum: Touring
09-04-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,637
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Perhaps this person's experience on a lengthy...

Perhaps this person's experience on a lengthy bicycle tour with a Solar battery/battery charging system that was manufactured by Voltaic might be useful to someone that may be finding this thread by...
Forum: Foo
09-04-19, 03:24 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,164
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

On a more serious note, a scientific analysis...

On a more serious note, a scientific analysis of the TAPWATER (AUGUSTA .....those competing in the Augusta 70.3 IRONMAN on Sept 29, 2019 or visiting in April 2020 to see The Masters just...
09-04-19, 12:52 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 14,570
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

As a recent newbie, I think that the ten...

As a recent newbie, I think that the ten post requirement is excellent and should not be changed for reasons mentioned concerning SPAM.
As mentioned, GOOGLE searching on the desired topic ...
09-01-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,785
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

This is my favorite helmet. The padding is...

This is my favorite helmet. The padding is excellent and it is very comfortable.
GUB City size L (56-60cm) 18 vents 261 grams ...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,171
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

People who are not serious Schwinn nutcases ...

People who are not serious Schwinn nutcases might not realize that the SCHWINN SUBURBAN has the Lighter Tubular Front Fork (same one as seen on the CONTINENTAL ). This Tubular Front ...
Forum: Foo
08-29-19, 01:58 AM
Replies: 2,088
Views: 105,825
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

RITA COOLIDGE (1971) MUD ISLAND ...

RITA COOLIDGE (1971) MUD ISLAND
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7XT5xYw8dU


RITA COOLIDGE (1971) SEVEN BRIDGES ROAD
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVgNPXjZ1uc


RITA & KRIS (1972 Live)...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,171
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The most recent photos of RidesaJapanese's Blue...

The most recent photos of RidesaJapanese's Blue 10 speed SUBURBAN does confirm Metacortex's suspicion that it is a 1974 and that RidesaJapanese simply mistakenly listed EN 510423 as the...
08-27-19, 04:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,852
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Absorb-Sweat-Racket-Anti-...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Absorb-Sweat-Racket-Anti-slip-Tape-Handle-Grip-For-Tennis-Badminton-Squash-Bands/372558319526?hash=item56be34

(on the bay from China $2.16 free shipping # 372558319526 ...
08-26-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 12,174
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

HONDA FIT I have experienced the space ...

HONDA FIT

I have experienced the space that the 1st generation model has (2002-2008 JAZZ -worldwide- called FIT in USA 2007-2008 models).

I'd expect that the 2019 and 2020 ...
08-26-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,583
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

INBIKE IC-321 ...

INBIKE IC-321
https://www.ebay.com/itm/INBIKE-Waterproof-Digital-Wireless-Cycling-Bike-Bicycles-Computer-Odometer-Y/254320316191?hash=item3b36ac0f1f:g:


The Inbike IC-321 is a great unit. ...
08-21-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 14,308
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

There is a huge problem with Cyclists that are...

There is a huge problem with Cyclists that are riding TOO FAST FOR CONDITIONS on these multi-use/bicycle paths!
Many ignore the speed limit and just fly way too fast at near 20mph during...
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,771
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

My opinion is that the best all-around...

My opinion is that the best all-around FIVE CD changers are the following models:

SONY CDP-C69ES (from 1992)
the owners manual ...
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 79,096
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Sept 16, 1966 READY STEADY GO (U.K. television...

Sept 16, 1966 READY STEADY GO (U.K. television show) OTIS REDDING, Eric Burdon, and Chris Farlowe
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dVU3JYcQS0

The Cowsills - The Rain, The Park and Other Things...
08-18-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,696
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Is it any wonder that the majority of ...

Is it any wonder that the majority of the population in the USA prefers to purchase their new bicycles from WAL-MART, TARGET, AMAZON, and Walmart/Target's & others'...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-18-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,494
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Powder coating is extremely popular today with...

Powder coating is extremely popular today with folks restoring/resto-modding cars and customizing/accessorizing trucks and jeeps. Often these folks will have things like trailing arms and...
08-16-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,478
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Inside your Home or Apartment, or inside your...

Inside your Home or Apartment, or inside your Garage!!

I do know some people who just chain and padlock their bicycle on their back porch or on their back deck.
They will bring it INSIDE...
08-16-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,696
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Not all are like that but sadly many of them are....

Not all are like that but sadly many of them are.
Many have an upscale clientele, and bicycling in some ways is the new golf.
That statement may not make sense until you look at it from the...
08-14-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,326
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Last ride 76 has that number 397 triathlon...

Last ride 76 has that number 397 triathlon competitor bike above that is a GREAT Looking bicycle. The three paint colors just do something there. That Wine/burgandy color is really nice...
08-14-19, 04:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,326
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Getting parts re-chromed can be expensive. The...

Getting parts re-chromed can be expensive.
The process of Chrome Plating is a very toxic process (the chemicals and what has to be done...). Most states and municipalities have toughened their...
08-14-19, 04:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,326
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

That "CHROME" spray paint, where the CAP on the...

That "CHROME" spray paint, where the CAP on the rattle can looks like it might be chrome like WILL NOT DELIVER ANYTHING LIKE A CHROME APPEARANCE!! You will get a finish which looks like the...
08-13-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,292
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Hey dddd , it was Ashtabula Ohio wasn't...

Hey dddd , it was Ashtabula Ohio wasn't it...........

Who the heck needs clipless pedals???

You are just a little bit absurd on that!
08-13-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,185
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

meikaiyanxiao (99.8% ) on the bay is based...

meikaiyanxiao (99.8% ) on the bay is based in China, has many inexpensive jerseys, take a look at them, if having almost too many is your thing....
...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,171
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Your SERIAL # EN510423 (May 1977 ...

Your SERIAL # EN510423 (May 1977 SUBURBAN ten speed) should have the new Shimano FFS (forward freewheel system) on the one-piece Ashtabula crank.

What is interesting is that for some...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,171
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

EN = May 1977 As per the mid sixties...

EN = May 1977


As per the mid sixties and later, Chicago built electroforged Schwinns all have TWO LETTERS and number.

THE 2nd LETTER is the YEAR.

The 1st LETTER denotes ...
08-10-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,173
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

There is no way to completely keep the thieves...

There is no way to completely keep the thieves away.
Perhaps, outta sight, as locked in the giant trunk of a 1965 - 1975 Cadillac Sedan De Ville, or some other period land yacht with a huge...
08-08-19, 03:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,292
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Absolutely nothing is wrong with them. I've...

Absolutely nothing is wrong with them.
I've heard the typical: ' you know that I wouldn't be caught dead on a Schwinn ' since 1975.
Back in '75, it was more a reaction to Schwinn dealers'...
Forum: Commuting
08-06-19, 10:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 19,484
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.bikeforums.net/commuting/1179781-need-...

https://www.bikeforums.net/commuting/1179781-need-cheap-bike-get-grocerys-go-dr.html


The GATEWAY / WAYFARER / Vilano Hybrid / ADMIRAL are essentially the same exact...
08-06-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,189
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

SEARCH EBAY (though not for anything other than...

SEARCH EBAY (though not for anything other than NEW Chinese made spring saddle seats with a cut-out hole in the center of this wide seat...)

You'll find them called "Big Bum Seats" or ...
08-04-19, 11:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Yes as Metacortex mentions, the modern looking...

Yes as Metacortex mentions, the modern looking graphics were more easily worn off than the decals of pre '76 that had that old timey Schwinn graphics of the fifties through the mid seventies....
08-04-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,408
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

here are links to the Women's DELUXE TOURING...

here are links to the Women's DELUXE TOURING PARAMOUNT
https://waterfordbikes.com/SchwinnCat/flschwinn_1971_1980/1973_18.html
...
08-04-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,408
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Hey, if you're not opposed riding something...

Hey, if you're not opposed riding something really OLD and weighing about 40 pounds, you will find an excellent STEP-THROUGH bicycle in the 1970 through 1977 SCHWINN COLLEGIATE five speeds ...
08-04-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Hi, be sure to check https://thecabe.com/forum/

Hi, be sure to check https://thecabe.com/forum/
08-03-19, 02:10 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,579
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

( SPINNAKER ) gave the perfect advice. You...

( SPINNAKER ) gave the perfect advice.

You are doing great. You are riding in JUNE, JULY, and AUGUST and you are riding in an area that is not flat.

Kitty, use all the LOW gears as...
08-02-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,174
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

My solution and I have been using this solution...

My solution and I have been using this solution with GREAT RESULTS on my 1970's era COLLEGIATES and SUBURBANS for about a year.

*****VERY IMPORTANT though THAT YOU MUST USE 3M BLACK SUPER...
08-02-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,605
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

GOOGLE: kenda k23 KENDA is the Only...

GOOGLE: kenda k23


KENDA is the Only manufacturer that I know of for these SCHWINN Only 26 x 1 3/8 (37mm - 597mm) Tires.

You can find them in BLACKWALL, GUMWALL, and WHITEWALL versions....
08-01-19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 25,455
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I think ( spinnaker ) said it best. That is...

I think ( spinnaker ) said it best.
That is rubbish about falling in the tub......sure you can slip in the tub.....more likely in a hotel tub or as a guest in somebody's home than at your home ...
Forum: Foo
08-01-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2,088
Views: 105,825
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UvJ78hYI6wk ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UvJ78hYI6wk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4Z2MGv7DLU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zv6fdib3GBI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIuyDWzctgY
...
Replies: 55
Views: 15,478
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Listen to the absolute absurdity of the thoughts...

Listen to the absolute absurdity of the thoughts rolling around in your brains.
This is confirms that Women are smarter than men!

I see it all of the time in sports competition, even...
Replies: 16
Views: 2,720
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I think that the Schwinn COLLEGIATE 3 Speed was...

I think that the Schwinn COLLEGIATE 3 Speed was available only in 1970 model year, and the COLLEGIATE 3 Speed returned for 1979 and was available in 1979, 1980, and 1981....you'll have to check...
Forum: Commuting
07-31-19, 04:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,430
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

If you are looking for a brand new, inexpensive,...

If you are looking for a brand new, inexpensive, but still decent enough and simple enough to be very reliable, ASSUMING THAT THE BIKE IS ASSEMBLED PROPERLY and you, yourself, double-check that...
Forum: Touring
07-29-19, 02:58 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,637
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

May I suggest a "prepaid" no contract smartphone...

May I suggest a "prepaid" no contract smartphone cell service, specifically MetroPCS (they are owned by T-mobile, and are on the T-mobile network).

I think you will get a smart phone free as...
07-29-19, 12:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,147
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I run the Michelin Protek (32-630, 27 x 1 1/4) ...

I run the Michelin Protek (32-630, 27 x 1 1/4) on my brown 1971 Suburban FIVE SPEED that has the fenders removed.

I run the KENDA K35, I'm fairly certain the model is K35, (32-630, 27...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-28-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,099
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

3M brand Emblem Adhesive It comes in a tube...

3M brand Emblem Adhesive

It comes in a tube that is slightly larger than the tubes of Model Airplane Glue from 55 years ago..........don't mistake it for that though, because Emblem Adhesive is...
07-28-19, 02:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,547
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Lucille, you are correct. Perhaps, I was not...

Lucille, you are correct. Perhaps, I was not clear but I did mean to say that "for those people that do not have the skills/knowledge/time/patience to research and learn"........meaning the desire or...
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