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08-29-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,258
Posted By Danny S

Rube Goldberg LIVES ! :foo:

Rube Goldberg LIVES !

:foo:
08-26-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 898
Posted By Danny S

Thank ya sir! They're already on the way.

Thank ya sir!

They're already on the way.
08-23-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 898
Posted By Danny S

Thanks, good to know.

Thanks, good to know.
08-23-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 898
Posted By Danny S

Has anyone tried these Repro Campy Brake Hoods?

Looks like pretty sloppy casting flash, but only in the $20 range. On ebay and elsewhere, from Serbia.

Anybody tried em out?
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08-21-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 823
Posted By Danny S

The Miyata looks spot on, as is. The Ironman...

The Miyata looks spot on, as is.

The Ironman is crying out for a vintage Wht Selle Italia Flite w/ Wht bar tape. One of my favorite looks from back in the day.

(And this from a guy who is...
08-19-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,359
Posted By Danny S

Whoa... I REALLY didn't need to see this. ...

Whoa... I REALLY didn't need to see this.

Now another relatively useless skill to learn. Searched harlequin bar wrap.. plenty of "how to" posts.. haven't found one like this though, 3 colors in a...
08-19-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2,181
Views: 392,902
Posted By Danny S

1988 Trek 1200... ...

1988 Trek 1200...

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08-19-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 199,251
Posted By Danny S

CAAD 4 Team Saeco Replica. Almost vintage.....

CAAD 4 Team Saeco Replica. Almost vintage.. Almost a ride-able bike..

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08-19-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,162
Posted By Danny S

Refinished and anodized this crankset most...

Refinished and anodized this crankset most recently. Not perfect, but pretty nice.
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08-18-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,162
Posted By Danny S

Schwinn tech back when "Schwinn School" meant...

Schwinn tech back when "Schwinn School" meant learning how to dis & reassemble a Sturmey Archer 3-Spd coaster brake hub.. then a Machinist Mate on nuc subs.. little experience w/ powder coating...
08-18-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,162
Posted By Danny S

Seatpost is the only part I've cleaned up so far....

Seatpost is the only part I've cleaned up so far. Should have snapped a before pic. Alum against steel over enough time leaves a nasty ring of galvanic corrosion.. yech.

Hoping most bits &...
08-18-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,162
Posted By Danny S

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08-18-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By Danny S

+1 Well said!

+1

Well said!
08-18-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,743
Posted By Danny S

Instant Karma! Helping out the BIL, AND a nice...

Instant Karma! Helping out the BIL, AND a nice score for cheap!

Well Done!
08-16-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,743
Posted By Danny S

'Fraid I just had the old "Steel is Real" mantra...

'Fraid I just had the old "Steel is Real" mantra beat into me. Not a tensile strength issue, I'm concerned about fatigue resistance and Steel has it all over Al in that regard. Back in the day,...
08-16-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,743
Posted By Danny S

Comparable bikes, comparable components,...

Comparable bikes, comparable components, Initially I'd be looking at condition and price to decide.

All equally clean (or rough) I'm looking at the Cannondale 1st. Big fan of the US made Al...
08-16-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,162
Posted By Danny S

Orange would certainly be the "closest to...

Orange would certainly be the "closest to original" way to go.. would perk up the filed lugs also. KY boy living in TN for years now.. I am just SO sick of orange. Dumb, but there it is.

Black...
08-15-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,162
Posted By Danny S

Whoa. Have I found the right bike forum or...

Whoa. Have I found the right bike forum or what!? I was all geared up to have "The WRATH of SCHWINN" dumped all over me. Wouldn't begin to argue with the purists, lean that way m'self when...
08-14-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,162
Posted By Danny S

Permission to commit heresy?

Craigslist find. Recently snagged an old Schwinn from the original owner's grandson. 1983 Superior.

Good news: 1000% original down to it's crustly old tires. Gran Sport group, headset to pedals....
Forum: Introductions
08-14-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By Danny S

Thorny bucks.. So Thorny bucks were the...

Thorny bucks..

So Thorny bucks were the Monopoly money type coupons handed out with toy purchases at Thornbury's toy store. S&H Green Stamps for kids to save up to offset the price of their dream...
08-14-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,910
Posted By Danny S

Didn't find Deltas any tougher to set up than...

Didn't find Deltas any tougher to set up than other centerpulls ('long as you have a 3rd hand). Wasn't happy to shell out for the Delta specific 3.5mm allen wrench, but I was fortunate enough to pick...
Forum: Introductions
07-29-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By Danny S

Thornybucks....

One of my 1st high school jobs was screwing together Schwinns at Thornbury's Schwinn Cyclery in Louisville. Still shake my head when I recall how we'd argue Schwinn's (electroforged boat anchor...
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