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10-19-19, 12:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,278
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Tiffany, If your BREEZE had the ROUND reflector...

Tiffany,
If your BREEZE had the ROUND reflector like the PICTURES in the 1973 and 1974 Schwinn Catalogs :
HERE is 1973 Catalog --Schwinn Breeze PICTURE...
Forum: Foo
10-17-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 21,354
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHUP527txeg ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHUP527txeg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dCKZPEleI-U

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLDNNqDhp8w

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xld25GDuBYM
...
Forum: Foo
10-17-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2,120
Views: 108,317
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLQRW7J_D0U ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLQRW7J_D0U

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DT9Z-bdpGUQ

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YFebLmwMl8
...
10-16-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

IF YOU ONLY NEED: Wireless SPEEDOMETER, with...

IF YOU ONLY NEED: Wireless SPEEDOMETER, with clock at top left, and ODOMETER at top right............SPEEDOMETER large enough in the Center...... then below that you have stopwatch and trip...
10-16-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,063
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Give them away - Donate them - encourage someone...

Give them away - Donate them - encourage someone that has no helmet to consider wearing one.

IF THE HELMET IS UNDAMAGED & IN OTHERWISE DECENT SHAPE, IT IS JUST ABSOLUTELY STUPID TO TOSS IT IN THE...
10-16-19, 01:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 548
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Why not just locate a LARGE frame (26 inch ...

Why not just locate a LARGE frame (26 inch electroforged frame) VARSITY or CONTINENTAL and then convert it to 3 speed configuration. It would be fairly simple to do. Easiest way would be to...
10-15-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,177
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I met the officers from Augusta University Police...

I met the officers from Augusta University Police department while they were riding at the same time and place as I. I have during the past two years, have ridden on or near campus and I'll...
10-15-19, 02:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,117
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Schwinn-Varsity-Green-Col...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Schwinn-Varsity-Green-Color-27-Frame-Forks-Headset-Big-Men-s/333362118954?hash=item4d9dee412a:g:mrQAAOSwSR

That is a 26 INCH VARSITY FRAME LIME GREEN WITH THE HEADBADGE,...
10-14-19, 02:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhhSpi7mIN0 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhhSpi7mIN0

It is the flip side of Joy To The World . Specifically, I took the portion of the song off my CD that is seen there BETWEEN 1:14 and 1:48 mark on...
10-13-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

It was old news that most all Campagnolo, Huret,...

It was old news that most all Campagnolo, Huret, and Simplex, rear derailleurs WERE JUNK compared to Shimano and Maeda SunTour, by the time in 1979 that this article was written. SHIMANO ...
10-13-19, 03:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,728
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

MTV was garbage from day one. Videos to...

MTV was garbage from day one.
Videos to accompany the mostly horrible music of the eighties, oh yeay!
Compared to 1972's new live performance program "ABC in Concert" on ABC tv, or ...
10-10-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 152,825
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/351280839659312501/...

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/351280839659312501/

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/16274-jimmy-carter-bike-guy.html...
10-10-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 152,825
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/35633497/la_times_...

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/35633497/la_times_sept_1972_plans_for/

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/731764639429955797/


https://www.pinterest.com/pin/491244271838898248/
10-08-19, 10:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,951
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

STAN SMITH Adidas originals with the Fairway...

STAN SMITH Adidas originals with the Fairway Green color at the heel.
I wore the Stan Smith Adidas tennis shoes back in the 1970's when I was a decent amateur tennis player, once ranked in the...
10-08-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,117
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

My 1971 Five Speed SUBURBAN in 24" frame has a...

My 1971 Five Speed SUBURBAN in 24" frame has a standover height of just over 32 3/4 inches. That is with modern MICHELIN PROTEK 27" (32-630mm) tires which I believe are among the most durable and...
10-08-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,142
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.campfirecycling.com/blog/2017/02/27/th...

https://www.campfirecycling.com/blog/2017/02/27/the-swiss-army-bicycle-did-all-that-and-more

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swiss_army_bicycle

Several large military surplus catalog houses and...
Forum: Commuting
10-08-19, 12:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 428
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I would not do it. You might get an ...

I would not do it.

You might get an off-schedule train comin from two miles out.

You always think that you've got more time and that you can hear and feel the train, so you believe that...
10-07-19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Slow Runner, the Trike that you have is...

Slow Runner, the Trike that you have is obviously a much advanced, newer version of the ancient SCHWINN TOWN and COUNTRY which weighed around 64 pounds. These were marketed for the "Geritol...
10-07-19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 945
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

From your photo it appears that the engineering...

From your photo it appears that the engineering and design are indeed , top-notch, however the weight will likely make it a perfect candidate for an EZ-GO or CLUBCAR and not for a bicycle powered by...
10-07-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 616
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I want to add to what SPEEDEVIL said about golf...

I want to add to what SPEEDEVIL said about golf grip tape (it is a double sided masking tape, you then peel away the outer covering....SQUIRT Lighter Fluid on the tape to activate-liquify-moisten the...
10-06-19, 11:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 917
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

These events are always fun, and you don't need...

These events are always fun, and you don't need to train for them because there is no need for speed and they have route that can be suitable for the older, and not so serious rider, as long as...
10-06-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,894
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Watching CBS right at this moment because the cat...

Watching CBS right at this moment because the cat is on top of the remote control.
PBR (professional bull riding???) from Minneapolis is the telecast.
I've been watching this for the past 23...
10-03-19, 12:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Do you know if this was a GIANT made (Taiwan)...

Do you know if this was a GIANT made (Taiwan) Schwinn? I doubt it was a PANASONIC made Schwinn! Chicago built frames were built to last. Schwinn engineers overbuilt everything. PANASONIC made...
Forum: Triathlon
09-29-19, 11:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

2019 AUGUSTA 70.3 IRONMAN ...

2019 AUGUSTA 70.3 IRONMAN
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oE44U3jFkjQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXPpFQT9hFk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2KkWMypHFY
...
Forum: Triathlon
09-26-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Augusta 70.3 IRONMAN

Expect unseasonably warm (HOT!!) temperatures in Augusta GA for the IRONMAN.
Wednesday and Thursday temperatures were 97F and today (Fri) and for this weekend's IRONMAN, the high temps are...
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I would say that typically they are generally...

I would say that typically they are generally worth between $30 and $60 in fully rideable condition.
Generally, if it is needing new tires and new tubes, the value is between about $10 to $15,...
Forum: Touring
09-22-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,477
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I saw part of one of those half hour...

I saw part of one of those half hour info-mercials on the SMARTECH. It sells for 3 x $39.99 plus $19.99 shipping & handling. There is also what appears to be an el-cheapo LED headband...
09-21-19, 10:54 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 22,798
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

aaravika 99.7% LOCATION: India on the Bay...

aaravika 99.7% LOCATION: India on the Bay
Makes handmade LEATHER seat bags and other handmade leather goods. The design of most of them are simple. They have a classic appearance and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 09:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,148
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: 1,025
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: 14
Views: 750
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: 977
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: 1,457
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: 1,570
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: 88
Views: 5,477
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: 4,439
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: 293
Views: 18,891
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: 114
Views: 13,894
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: 1,457
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: 2,120
Views: 108,317
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: 1,457
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: 17,049
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: 13,003
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: 1,900
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: 14,990
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: 1,862
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: 1,396
Views: 80,624
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: 7,095
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: 1,677
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: 1,579
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...
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