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08-05-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By tyler_fred

Nothing to see here, just another Schwinn..

Ciao Amico Fidatos,

I was given a 1987 Schwinn Prelude frameset earlier this year by mstateglfr, and I knew immediately that this was one that I wouldnít be afraid to make minor modifications...
08-02-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By WheelsNT

Let your wife captain.

Let your wife captain.
07-29-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,756
Posted By nlerner

Rule #2...

Rule #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) : Follow the rules.
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By thinktubes

I'm assuming the bike in question is one of...

I'm assuming the bike in question is one of these. Parts and complete bikes can bring stupid money since bro dads and sleeve tattoo moms love them.
...
07-23-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 489
Posted By CV-6

My Unicorn as arrived. 753 Lejeune

After 15 plus years of searching, I found and purchased a Baco built 753 Lejeune. Unfortunately it suffered damage during shipment and will be going out in the next week or so to Jack at Franklin...
07-19-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 475
Posted By dedhed

Me personally, back problems, can't do squat...

Me personally, back problems, can't do squat (even squat!). Should be riding, working on a new acquisition, or in the kayak, but in a chair.
07-18-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By letenn

Bump. It's still available.

Bump. It's still available.
07-18-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By bikemig

$500 in 1973 to buy one. Yeah I'd pay $500 all...

$500 in 1973 to buy one. Yeah I'd pay $500 all day long for a '73 Schwinn paramount with a campy group, : )
07-18-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1973) SCHWINN Paramount Professional

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07-14-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By robertj298

Immaculate Miyata 912 for sale or trade

1986 Miyata 912 for sale or trade . 60 cm. I would prefer to trade for a 58cm Team Fuji or Centurion Ironman but would consider others.
The bike is about in as new condition as you can get for a...
07-12-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 684
Posted By The Golden Boy

Flatted.

Yesterday I took a ride- while I was packing up to go, I kept forgetting stuff. Ended up making several trips to the garage and back into the house- As I was checking out my bag, I took my patch kit...
07-12-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,218
Posted By brandon98

I missed this a few weeks ago. ff anyone else is...

I missed this a few weeks ago. ff anyone else is still in the market, my 25" Peloton is available. It's neo-Retroed and ready to go. Seat tube is a scosche too tall for me. Or I'd swap framesets...
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By jiangshi

FWIW, I have an 84 SP that I bought for $35 a...

FWIW, I have an 84 SP that I bought for $35 a decade ago, and converted to Ultegra 10s, because I had it from a take off. It is a fantastic gravel/fire road bike. I'm running with open Pro's and...
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By zukahn1

I would agree a 82/83 frame set as for value I...

I would agree a 82/83 frame set as for value I would say $150 or so.
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By jiangshi

An '84 SP would have Columbus tubing. That looks...

An '84 SP would have Columbus tubing. That looks like an '83.
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By CliffordK

Oof... I'm not seeing many currently for sale. ...

Oof... I'm not seeing many currently for sale.

This one is on Craigslist now:SCHWINN - DUO SPORT 18 Speed Tandem Road Bike PRICE REDUCED!!! - $375 (Anaheim Hills) ...
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By repechage

Cool find. I have a set. noisier than...

Cool find. I have a set.
noisier than Campagnolo
$40 will have numerous customers.
$60 will go, just not as fast
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By aeshultz

I think that's an '83 due to the rear brake...

I think that's an '83 due to the rear brake bridge- but I could be wrong. I just finished building one up- fantastic riding bike.
07-09-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,547
Posted By Last ride 76

That stinks. I'll keep your search in mind. Glad...

That stinks. I'll keep your search in mind. Glad the seller is a good sort. Makes it easier. Good luck, it will turn out right in the end!
Cheers, Eric
07-09-20, 12:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,547
Posted By merziac

jjames1452 This was originally earmarked...

jjames1452

This was originally earmarked for a special deal like the one you are working on that did not pan out.

It is still on a short list of builds for a couple of special friends but...
07-08-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,547
Posted By Mad Honk

Jjames, It is possible to sometimes weld...

Jjames,
It is possible to sometimes weld the broken drop out, depends on the break/crack (some dry ice or liquid N to keep the tubes cool from the heat of the weld). Or replacing the...
07-05-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,218
Posted By tyler_fred

Not sure why the fish arenít biting.. I love...

Not sure why the fish arenít biting..
I love the Ď86 Tempo that I got from you.
07-05-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By coolguymihai

I would, but I'm looking to just find or rebuild...

I would, but I'm looking to just find or rebuild a bike exactly like mine for nostalgic/sentimental reasons. The Super doesn't have the stem-mounted shifters that I grew to love so much on my bike,...
07-05-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,157
Posted By plonz

That’s a great blank canvas to start with. I...

That’s a great blank canvas to start with. I first determine if I want downtube shifters or STI (integrated with brake levers). For me this is a matter of whether I’ll use the bike more for solo...
07-05-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,157
Posted By sheddle

If ever a frame was calling for a Suntour Superbe...

If ever a frame was calling for a Suntour Superbe Pro build....


The cheapest period-appropriate way to get it going would honestly be to find an appropriate used bike with a good condition...
07-04-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 612,305
Posted By jblackmd

Iím 58. I ride a 1973 Raleigh Supercourse TT that...

Iím 58. I ride a 1973 Raleigh Supercourse TT that I bought new in 1980. It was a leftover, new in the box, that a buddy who worked in a bike shop in Margate NJ sold me. Over the years I replaced the...
07-04-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,577
Posted By cb400bill

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

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1979 Centurion Semi-Pro
07-04-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,577
Posted By sced

Anything with lots of chrome ...

Anything with lots of chrome

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07-04-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,577
Posted By cb400bill

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1980/86b8b8d4_10d4_4b51_8082_7208f18a3e2f_d179921e03c58482188256460d00b47c47e857b4.jpeg
1986 Schwinn Voyageur
07-04-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,577
Posted By ramzilla

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x900/img_5546_5e46335fc940f9fde2cc8cc0e1bcc15d6532a3c9.jpg
1988 Centurion Ironman
07-04-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By coolguymihai

I see, so I guess I'm better off trying to hunt...

I see, so I guess I'm better off trying to hunt down another '81? I noticed that mid-80s LeTours already had downtube shifters, while the '86 Traveler still had stem-mounted shifters. That, and the...
07-02-20, 11:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,218
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Wow. Shiny! I'm hoping I get to the...

Wow. Shiny!



I'm hoping I get to the Peloton box before my wife sees it... :innocent: I mean, I've gotten rid of FOUR bikes in the last year, including two last month, but that's probably...
07-02-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,547
Posted By Mad Honk

jjames, He should love the Rauler! I...

jjames,
He should love the Rauler! I worked on one we used in 1983 RAAM and it was a sweet ride. Smiles, MH
07-01-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,547
Posted By randyjawa

Yes, I kept two bikes, the Rabeneick, which has...

Yes, I kept two bikes, the Rabeneick, which has proved to be a touch too small. The frame is 53cm and that is just too small. My Legnano Grand Premio is a 56cm and it is close to just right......
07-01-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,810
Posted By juvela

----- peecha assistenza - album of...

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peecha assistenza -

album of six images of the cycle:

https://filebin.net/hp95jmy3a92ybylk
07-01-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,056
Posted By OTS

FS: 1974 Raleigh International Frame/Fork

I have For Sale a Carlton Workshop 1974 Raleigh International frame and fork.
This is from my experience and the experience of others others a versatile bicycle frame and fork that can be built up...
07-01-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By Andy_K

1969 Raleigh Competition

I just got this road worthy again, so it seemed like a good time for a build thread.

I'm calling it a 1969. According to Sheldon Brown's decoder ring, the serial number says it was built in 1967,...
06-30-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,547
Posted By Last ride 76

​​​​​ Very cool, but different... 1998 Custom...

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Very cool, but different... 1998 Custom Wisconsin
​​​​factory modded Reynolds 853 Lemond Zurich. S&S couplers installed and then finished with custom factory paint and decals... It's a...
06-30-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,547
Posted By jiangshi

Saves me the trouble of turning it into a...

Saves me the trouble of turning it into a frame/fork instead of a Record 10s built bicycle.

Good luck in your search. That's a nice thing to do.
06-30-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,547
Posted By jiangshi

Would a 54 c-c st and 54.5 c-c tt work? De...

Would a 54 c-c st and 54.5 c-c tt work?

De Rosa Professional Faema paint. I'm about a 3 hours drive from you.
06-30-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By randyjawa

After almost three years of not getting back to...

After almost three years of not getting back to it, I have been thinking of selling my 1958 Rabeneick 120d frame/fork and yet to be installed art. The component group, which took a while to acquire,...
06-29-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,547
Posted By malcala622

jjames1452 ...

jjames1452

https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bop/d/irvine-alan-frame-51cm-53cm-with/7147992875.html

Sorry the word steel slipped through my mind. Same seller has this Jackson
...
06-29-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,547
Posted By unterhausen

Moved here from the main CnV forum

Moved here from the main CnV forum
06-29-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,547
Posted By sdn40

Can I get you a bottled water ? Maybe some...

Can I get you a bottled water ? Maybe some Tic-Tacs ? Definitely need your address to send a Christmas Card and some chocolates.
I just went to a website and bought a constellation in your name - I...
06-29-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,547
Posted By sloar

There’s a Bob Jackson on the craigslist and eBay...

There’s a Bob Jackson on the craigslist and eBay thread. And I have a 54 if that would work.
06-28-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 973
Posted By dedhed

Ads from Boy's Life 1974

Clearing out parents estate and came across these ads from Boy's Life magazine 1974...
06-28-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 451
Posted By orcas island

1981 Centurion Semi-Pro

Another Craigslist find this morning. A 1981 Semi-Pro; generally very good condition and mostly original. Stem, bars, brakes and pedals seem to be the only replacement pieces.
Although itís my...
06-27-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 19,052
Posted By easyupbug

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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The boys enjoying the sun at our cabin in the Bighorns.
06-27-20, 12:59 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 19,052
Posted By gios

https://i.imgur.com/KP751x5.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/KP751x5.jpg
06-25-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,107
Posted By bikemike73

I would look for and buy a Schwinn Varsity or...

I would look for and buy a Schwinn Varsity or Continental from the 70s

Virtually unbreakable !!!!!!!!

These are 10 speeds but he can keep it in one gear.

5th gear is a great all around gear....
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