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Posted By zukahn1

They used they Bocoma lugs for the smaller frames...

They used they Bocoma lugs for the smaller frames at all levels there in house lugs didn't go smaller than 21".
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Posted By zukahn1

There is a like button in the right corner of...

There is a like button in the right corner of every post and if you click the smiley face in the middle of the option bar there are a bunch of default emoji's.
:lol::love::twitchy::commute:
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Views: 226
Posted By zukahn1

I would agree it is a UJ model circa 1973...

I would agree it is a UJ model circa 1973 interesting bike as you don't see many UJ bikes in the US. As for value with the exceptional clean condition clean original condition likely worth more as...
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Posted By zukahn1

Fairly low end 60's 3speed in slightly rough...

Fairly low end 60's 3speed in slightly rough shape. This is a fairly small step through bike for a rider 5'2" to about 5'6" so good chance it is too small. As for value about $100 there are just a...
09-15-20, 08:28 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Doesn't seem odd to me near match to a Juenet 640...

Doesn't seem odd to me near match to a Juenet 640 or Leujune 600 so a very nice mid level 70's French bike nothing odd to me.
09-15-20, 08:18 PM
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Views: 2,677
Posted By zukahn1

I will agree the short slopping top tube...

I will agree the short slopping top tube and silly way short rear triangle basically ruin this bike.
09-15-20, 06:35 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

If you want to go thinner I would agree the...

If you want to go thinner I would agree the Paseles are likely you best choice right now Walmart has about the best price with fast free shipping....
09-15-20, 06:16 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Short test ride only a couple miles around ...

Short test ride only a couple miles around Fairplay on saved from the dump Fuji Cruiser, This one will likely be moving on to the local thrift store later this week,...
09-14-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 8,881
Posted By zukahn1

Interesting find as rookie at this will give...

Interesting find as rookie at this will give serious bonus status if you can manage to ride 100km on a FFS type 2 drive train. As for dating the bike is 81-82 made in Japan by Panasonic but could ...
09-14-20, 07:32 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Not a great one but another for the data base...

Not a great one but another for the data base early 2000;s Fuji Custom Cruiser labeled built in china Alloy Nexas 3 speed with coaster. Serial CF 3H28781....
09-14-20, 07:07 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

As for specs this bike should be all JIS/ISO...

As for specs this bike should be all JIS/ISO standard. Pretty much all of the components will have part numbers on the back side.. Ounce you get the numbers you can look them up on Velobase.
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Posted By zukahn1

I can say the dating is 32-34 based on the double...

I can say the dating is 32-34 based on the double top tube with bend. No real idea on value with no fenders chain guard or original extras, seat and none original wheels and paint. Myself I couldn't...
09-14-20, 05:27 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Fuji Custom Cruiser not much of bike but in good ...

Fuji Custom Cruiser not much of bike but in good shape after a hour or so work rides fine. Well likely do a bit more work make sure everything is good then pass it on to the local thrift store....
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Posted By zukahn1

Fully built with with tire OK tires ready role...

Fully built with with tire OK tires ready role fully trued to tires very good deal. If they don't spin true and smooth free hand just OK deal. Easy to check pretty easy to see spin the wheel if...
09-13-20, 06:39 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Very nice riding day so took a ride up to Alma on...

Very nice riding day so took a ride up to Alma on the bike trail and the long way home by way of road 698 and went by the high wetlands l pond lake. Did it on the Mesa CSX Clunker challenge bike very...
09-13-20, 09:50 AM
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Posted By zukahn1

Stump Jumper looks to have great potential really...

Stump Jumper looks to have great potential really nice find for $40 in most markets right now similar condition nicer Hardrocks and Hoppers are selling for more. Cleaned and waxed the black with...
09-12-20, 10:24 AM
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Posted By zukahn1

I have found you can also sometimes get these...

I have found you can also sometimes get these loose by putting a small hole punch or screw driver in the hole and tapping it at a angle with mallet.
09-12-20, 10:05 AM
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Posted By zukahn1

These are safety tabs just a bit nicer than are...

These are safety tabs just a bit nicer than are on most bikes. I like these ones a lot better than dangly ones on the outside of the fork that most f the Schwinns had.

On this bike you also want...
09-12-20, 09:11 AM
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Posted By zukahn1

A Suntour RD will not readily bolt to this bike...

A Suntour RD will not readily bolt to this bike since the DR hanger is different no threading or stop tab. If you want to run a none Simplex RD you will need to modify the hanger. On a PX-10 your...
09-12-20, 08:46 AM
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Posted By zukahn1

I would say go with some Kool Stop pads the C89's...

I would say go with some Kool Stop pads the C89's work with the chorus holders and are offered in several compound options.
Kool Stop International - High Performance Bicycle Brake Pads Since 1977...
09-11-20, 08:41 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Took a ride in the first Snow of the season on...

Took a ride in the first Snow of the season on the Schwinn Mesa GSX putting me well over the 100km mark. The bike road good in the snow and mud actually a lot better than I expected. I will be...
09-11-20, 08:22 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Took a first Snow ride of the season yesterday on...

Took a first Snow ride of the season yesterday on the Clunker Challenge Messa GSX about 10 miles on local roads and trails. Bike seems to ride pretty nice on snow and slush.
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Posted By zukahn1

I would agree it is a Panasonic just with a lot...

I would agree it is a Panasonic just with a lot of none original questionable components. Shifter,s, bars,stem, brakes and maybe wheels.For the price I really don't like the setup with lesser 9speed...
09-09-20, 11:34 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

I like that it has the original dealers license...

I like that it has the original dealers license sticker intact from 1962 which pretty much nails it as a early 60's Huffy US built Monarch. Not a good bike but a very nice piece of American art...
09-09-20, 11:00 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Sorry for the confusion typo 25.4 not 25.6

Sorry for the confusion typo 25.4 not 25.6
09-09-20, 08:15 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Got to do a short yes snow ride with the Schwinn...

Got to do a short yes snow ride with the Schwinn GSX. final test did great so it;s a real keeper. While only a bit of hope on this bike found in a dumbster in pieces figured it would be parts bin...
09-09-20, 07:47 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Not in the market but it should be noted this...

Not in the market but it should be noted this stem is 21.0 French older Schwinn 7/8 size quiall/post. Not sure of clamp buy pics it would help buyers to know if it is 25.0 old French or 25.6 ...
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Posted By zukahn1

I would consider the stem bars and thumbies to be...

I would consider the stem bars and thumbies to be upgrades from stock. Since the nice and vintage correct they don't effect value.
09-08-20, 07:25 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

My lowly trash find Raliegh MT-200 seems to get...

My lowly trash find Raliegh MT-200 seems to get the most attention.
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09-08-20, 07:17 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

I was always confused that Sears branded there...

I was always confused that Sears branded there better bikes in the 1970's Ted Williams since he was baseball star that retired in 1960.
09-08-20, 03:58 PM
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Views: 368
Posted By zukahn1

I'm not surprised considering each of these...

I'm not surprised considering each of these typically go for $20-25 here and $25-35 on ebay so the buyer got about a %75 discount for the lot ounce you figure shipping included. If I had seen it...
09-08-20, 03:49 PM
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Views: 280
Posted By zukahn1

I will take a look when the snow stops there's...

I will take a look when the snow stops there's already several inches on my extra parts boxes right now. I may have a a set of decent center pulls that will work for fairly cheap.
09-08-20, 03:18 PM
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Views: 620
Posted By zukahn1

The bike in question is a 400 series from 77 or...

The bike in question is a 400 series from 77 or so the 500 was similar but had alloy wheels with quick release. I had one a while back that I did a bit over the top rebuild on for the clunker...
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Posted By zukahn1

I would say late 80's Tawain built considering...

I would say late 80's Tawain built considering condition price is about right if it has no major issues. As for size hard to tell from one pic looks to be 54 or 56cm with a fairly short wheelbase so...
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Posted By zukahn1

I think $300 would be a bit high for most...

I think $300 would be a bit high for most markets. On a local sale I would say $200 or so. Very nice bike I really like the early 90's LX stuff the bike is one of the last of the mid level Schcwinn...
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Posted By zukahn1

Signature art work or decals have little effect...

Signature art work or decals have little effect on the value prestige of a bike regardless of level. Also based on the frame details this one seems pretty low for De Rosa don't know much about De...
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Posted By zukahn1

Cheaper modern sealed pulleys on vintage Shimano DR?

I Have couple sets of fairly nice unused sealed bearing cheaper Asia alloy pulleys in my parts bin that I got awhile back cheap thinking of putting these on one of my bikes with a STX RD too see if...
09-02-20, 04:06 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Nice frame way too small for me. Most of the...

Nice frame way too small for me. Most of the Techiniums I have seen have the date on the BB. Pretty sure this one is a 1990 RD 900 Team which would put pretty much at the top end of frames from this...
09-01-20, 08:20 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

$50 Nos is a great price one shipped .

$50 Nos is a great price one shipped .
09-01-20, 08:11 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Check to see if there good take apart if there...

Check to see if there good take apart if there are no major lips bad looking spots ride them if not feel free too mix a single bad ring with a conventional ring. I actually switched out a rough...
09-01-20, 05:09 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Took my recently completed Covid Clunker 100 bike...

Took my recently completed Covid Clunker 100 bike Schwinn Messa GSX for a good test ride first good riding day in about a week. Only 12 miles or so 300 feet up Beaver Ridge road and back by Beaver...
08-29-20, 09:16 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

I have bunch off early BMX MTB brake parts and...

I have bunch off early BMX MTB brake parts and levers in my parts bin if you need something.
08-29-20, 08:44 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Ok I'm missing something I see minor issues but...

Ok I'm missing something I see minor issues but not the down tube. took second see it know some one nearly sawed it half then quit leaving a no value frame and fork. So now really only $50 for...
08-29-20, 08:02 PM
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Views: 579
Posted By zukahn1

I see nothing wacky or bad wouldn't see any...

I see nothing wacky or bad wouldn't see any issues selling this one for $259-300 as is locale sale. I know since it bit special bike you would likely want more and keep it if you can' get a better...
08-29-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By zukahn1

Like the frame and love the workshop Kitty bag...

Like the frame and love the workshop Kitty bag and all. Just not a buyer need to maybe get rid of a couple nice bikes and projects I have.
08-29-20, 06:33 PM
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Views: 579
Posted By zukahn1

I have yet to see pearl two part dupaunt...

I have yet to see pearl two part dupaunt vintage paint job on bike or car that looks new after 20 or more years.
08-29-20, 06:16 PM
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Views: 695
Posted By zukahn1

My experience is that major cleaning watering or...

My experience is that major cleaning watering or just hell no oiling hurt vintage saddles. Leave it alone if you don't like it just sell it for $75 or so it's a nice saddle and get something else...
08-29-20, 06:03 PM
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Views: 579
Posted By zukahn1

I would agree paint fade just clean it up as is...

I would agree paint fade just clean it up as is with dish soap and give it a light coat of wax and leave alone nothing wrong with a bit o f vintage petina on a bike if everything else is good.
08-29-20, 04:13 PM
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Views: 257
Posted By zukahn1

Did Some digging and found a few other Suntour ...

Did Some digging and found a few other Suntour bolts no washers or back nuts. 1 long 24mm, 3 medium 22mm and 1 18mm short. if anyone is interested....
08-29-20, 02:10 PM
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Views: 257
Posted By zukahn1

Only found one parts DR a AR that has what I'm...

Only found one parts DR a AR that has what I'm petty sure is the same hanger configure and retroman57 has dibs on it.
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