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Posted By bikemike73

GREAT score, and VERY GOOD DEAL !!! Some...

GREAT score, and VERY GOOD DEAL !!!

Some pics would be nice !!
04-08-21, 04:59 AM
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Posted By bikemike73

Thank you dddd Greatly appreciated 🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🙂

Thank you dddd

Greatly appreciated 🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🙂
04-07-21, 01:26 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

Yes If you have it all apart, fresh grease...

Yes

If you have it all apart, fresh grease and ball bearings .

It's not that bad of a job.

Just be patient


Good Luck
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Posted By bikemike73

If it's rideable and shifts thru the gears, I...

If it's rideable and shifts thru the gears, I would say YES

Prices are still high and this would sell in my area pretty quickly
04-07-21, 12:01 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

You can get a new chain for under 20.00. ...

You can get a new chain for under 20.00.

Sram comes to mind.

Good Luck and stay safe
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Posted By bikemike73

I have 2 of these GREAT bikes. Looks to be...

I have 2 of these GREAT bikes.

Looks to be in pretty good condition. If it is ridable now, shifts, and wheels are " true" then 100.00 to 125.00.

VERY SMOOTH AND STABLE !!!!

You will not be...
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Posted By bikemike73

I have a 1973 Super Course. VERY SMOOTH ride...

I have a 1973 Super Course.

VERY SMOOTH ride !!!!!!

If it is in good condition, bring it back to " life" !!!

Post some pics, especially from the crank ( drive) side.
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Posted By bikemike73

posting some pics would help give you an accurate...

posting some pics would help give you an accurate value.

As above stated...CONDITION is everything, and the above mentioned value is pretty " spot on"

The Paramount is a great classic bike...
04-07-21, 06:58 AM
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Posted By bikemike73

Hey Manny66 and anyone else How do you "...

Hey Manny66 and anyone else

How do you " reset the derailleur stops" as mentioned above by manny66 ?

Thank you all again for all your help.

Greatly appreciated !!
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Views: 470
Posted By bikemike73

$70 - $100 as it sits and is ridable. The...

$70 - $100 as it sits and is ridable.

The bag alone has about a 40.00 value if there are no rips or tears.

I have many Schwinn vintage bikes. Most of them I have not done any bearing work....
04-02-21, 02:59 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

UPDATE !!!!!! Brought the wheel to my...

UPDATE !!!!!!

Brought the wheel to my friend, dropped off Wednesday. morning.

He texted Thursday afternoon.....wheel ALL SET !!!!.

He took the tire , tube, and rim strip off of course to do...
04-02-21, 02:51 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

Hey dddd The 8s wheel could NOT be " trued"...

Hey dddd

The 8s wheel could NOT be " trued" I was told by a bike shop, so I acquired a 7 speed wheel set Shimano cassette for " short money"

I have a Campy wheel set coming from a friend of...
04-01-21, 05:30 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

I could not open the link between the athena 4...

I could not open the link between the athena 4 and 5

Is there a way to tell the difference?

Would the range be different between the two?
04-01-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 445
Posted By bikemike73

Yes thank you I love ALL the...

Yes
thank you

I love ALL the confirmations!!!!

Feel better about switching!!!!


Thank you again.!!!!🙂🙂🙂🙂🙂🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲
03-31-21, 12:12 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

Great!! Thank you so much for the responses...

Great!!

Thank you so much for the responses and knowledge.

Greatly appreciated

I'm not sure what version or date of the RD, but sounds like a 14 -24 or 28 should work !!

Thanks again!!
03-31-21, 05:29 AM
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Posted By bikemike73

Thanks again for all the help/ Very much...

Thanks again for all the help/

Very much appreciated !!
03-31-21, 05:18 AM
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Views: 445
Posted By bikemike73

Thanks guys Really appreciate the help !! ...

Thanks guys

Really appreciate the help !!

It came with the wheel shown, but when I take it out and out it back in, I have to spread the back slightly. I put a 6 speed wheel I had to see how it...
03-30-21, 06:44 PM
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Views: 445
Posted By bikemike73

Thank you for your responses!!! Really very...

Thank you for your responses!!!
Really very much appreciated

Would I just measure with the wheel out and place a ruler where the skewers go?

And would I measure inside to inside?

Never...
03-30-21, 05:28 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

Will a 7 speed wheel work on an 8 speed shifter?

I have a campy Athena which has an 8 speed wheel.

The wheel is having issues and wondering if a 7 speed wheel set would work ?

Or even a 6 speed ?

Here are some pics

Really appreciate...
03-30-21, 05:09 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

Freewheel/ Cassette range on Campagnolo Athena RD

Does anyone know the range the Campy Athena RD has ?

Appreciate any and all help

Thank you
03-30-21, 05:05 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

Thank you for the responses !!! I too...

Thank you for the responses !!!

I too believe the wheel can be trued.

And I think that loosening all the spokes is the correct procedure

I told them that was probably needed.

They are...
03-30-21, 03:52 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

8 speed campagnolo athena wheel ..help!!

I picked up a bike last Saturday and the rear wheel had 3 loose spokes.
ok...still rode good.
i tightened the 3 spokes....now it is way out of true.

Ok I loosen back up and sent to the bike...
03-28-21, 09:59 AM
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Posted By bikemike73

Love the Orange grip tape !!!!! Nice to see...

Love the Orange grip tape !!!!!

Nice to see these older bikes getting used🙂🚲
03-28-21, 04:31 AM
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Posted By bikemike73

Thanks lugnut No worries These brake...

Thanks lugnut

No worries

These brake hoods are so closely related , easy to get the wrong ones. 🙂

I'll try that hint about soaking in hot water.

Thanks again
03-27-21, 03:43 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

It is an 8 speed I ordered the 500 ...

It is an 8 speed

I ordered the 500


Thank you for correcting 🙂
03-27-21, 01:43 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

Yes 8 speed I JUST ordered them ...

Yes

8 speed

I JUST ordered them

Thank you !!!!

Greatly appreciated 🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲
03-27-21, 12:56 PM
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Views: 203
Posted By bikemike73

Campagnolo chorus brake hoods

Hi

There are so many to choose from, I'm confused.

Does anyone know what hoods will fit ?


Few pics to help

Appreciate any and all help
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Posted By bikemike73

That does not look like a 22.5 inch frame to me ...

That does not look like a 22.5 inch frame to me

More like a 23.5 or 24

Cool bike. Love the colors !!!
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Posted By bikemike73

Great bike !!! A real time capsule !!! I...

Great bike !!!
A real time capsule !!!

I do not know if I would ride it or hang it on the wall for art **********?
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Posted By bikemike73

Put it at 300 and see what happens you never...

Put it at 300 and see what happens

you never know

Can always come down........rarely can go up :)
03-15-21, 12:35 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

Park Tool makes the best stands. There are...

Park Tool makes the best stands.

There are others out there, but they do not have the stability of the great Park Tool.

The Park Tool is much heavier :)
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Posted By bikemike73

Nice bike !! The 55 I believe is the frame...

Nice bike !!

The 55 I believe is the frame size.

I would also remove the aero bars, and change the saddle to black. Would also change the bar tape to black or yellow :)

The paint looks...
03-11-21, 07:32 AM
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Posted By bikemike73

You got that right shelbyfv !!! That is the...

You got that right shelbyfv !!!

That is the FIRST thing I thought about when I saw the pic

Get that seat off and replace with regular seat.

Can get a basic one for about $20.00 !!!!
03-08-21, 01:17 PM
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Views: 1,637
Posted By bikemike73

Thank you for sharing this awesome find !!! ...

Thank you for sharing this awesome find !!!

I do not know how much $$$$$ you spent, but I would have been VERY tempted to buy ALL of them..

It would be great to see all of these on the road...
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Views: 1,365
Posted By bikemike73

Just go BUY IT NOW !!! $100.00 Maybe...

Just go BUY IT NOW !!!


$100.00

Maybe he will take 80.00

Bring the 100 just in case. Do not worry about the size.

Spring/ Summer is coming and could flip very easily .......if wanted to...
03-06-21, 02:13 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

Excellent reading !!! Thank you for sharing...

Excellent reading !!!

Thank you for sharing !!

Much appreciated !!
03-04-21, 01:11 PM
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Views: 878
Posted By bikemike73

mmmmmm The OP stated that when he put the...

mmmmmm

The OP stated that when he put the bike inside there is no creak. I wonder how many degrees the difference is ?

Example....30 degrees outside......65 inside.

If the OP has " gone...
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Posted By bikemike73

Don't even consider this bike and seller. So...

Don't even consider this bike and seller.

So far out of touch. Maybe she forgot the decimal point to make it 120.00

Doesn't even have Quick release skewers.

Move on and find a MUCH better...
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Posted By bikemike73

YES!! Did you buy it **********?

YES!!

Did you buy it **********?
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Posted By bikemike73

Tires will be no problem size should be on the...

Tires will be no problem
size should be on the tires that are on there.

Please post some pics

You need to get to 10 posts to do so
02-10-21, 05:14 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

The Prelude is a great bike. Just below the...

The Prelude is a great bike.
Just below the Tempo which is one of my favorite rides.
Very unheralded bike. It didn't...like most of the mid to late 80s Schwinns, get the respect they most...
02-09-21, 01:28 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

That work stand damage is a shame !!! My...

That work stand damage is a shame !!!

My friend who owned a bike shop always said to use the seat post and not any part of the frame.

I learned this though...way before he told me, but was good...
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Posted By bikemike73

Nice looking bike. The 55 stamped on the...

Nice looking bike.

The 55 stamped on the bike is the frame size I'm pretty sure.

Looks like a 55 to me as well :)
02-07-21, 07:32 AM
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Views: 953
Posted By bikemike73

The post can move !! I tapped it down about...

The post can move !!

I tapped it down about an inch, and then with vise grips, pounded it up about where it started .

It wouldn't go past this point. I have seen a video from RJ the bike guy...
02-05-21, 03:58 PM
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Views: 953
Posted By bikemike73

Agree..patience is the way ... I'm in no...

Agree..patience is the way ...

I'm in no hurry. I bought the bike last April and made a rookie mistake of not checking the seat post.

I did not pay that much for the bike and lesson learned....
02-05-21, 12:32 PM
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Views: 953
Posted By bikemike73

Thanks again for all the responses. Good...

Thanks again for all the responses.

Good suggestions.

I do not have a vise unfortunately.

My friend has an air hammer which I hope he can let me use with a pair of vise grips.

I think I...
02-05-21, 10:52 AM
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Views: 953
Posted By bikemike73

Thanks again for all the responses it did make...

Thanks again for all the responses
it did make that "crack" sound several times while I twisted with some vise grips.
I am unable to make anymore cuts as the piece will not go back in...
02-05-21, 09:33 AM
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Views: 953
Posted By bikemike73

I thought about a slide hammer...even a "...

I thought about a slide hammer...even a " makeshift" one :)

Mr66.....did you put a weight on the other end , like a slide hammer ?

Or did you just pull up with your own strength ?

I also...
02-05-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 953
Posted By bikemike73

Seat post cut lengthwise. Now what to do

Hi

I attempted to remove a stuck seat post and made 4 cuts with a sawzall, hoping I could attach a pair of visegrips and pouding it out with a hammer.

I have seen this done before.

I did not...
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