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09-21-20, 06:20 AM
Replies: 23,157
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Posted By clubman

I have a similar issue with one stainless and one...

I have a similar issue with one stainless and one chrome and additionally, they're 36/40 holes. Waiting for the right bike and hubs.
That's a great restoration and story.
09-20-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 366
Posted By clubman

The man could write, couldn't he. Where the...

The man could write, couldn't he.

Where the earth shows its bones
of wind-broken stone,
And the sea and sky are one,
I'm all out of time, my blood sings with wine,
And I'm running nak'd in the...
09-19-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 366
Posted By clubman

My wife was a coloratura soprano with the COC...

My wife was a coloratura soprano with the COC here in Canada. I'm not allowed to sing if we ride together (or be within hearing distance) because she says it's too painful. I concur. I prefer soloing...
Forum: For Sale
09-19-20, 04:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,997
Posted By clubman

Missed it, thanks.

Missed it, thanks.
09-18-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By clubman

Cobalto brakes? 50th Anniversary stuff? Cool.

Cobalto brakes? 50th Anniversary stuff? Cool.
09-18-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 684
Posted By clubman

Nerves of, ahem, steel here. We're all prone to...

Nerves of, ahem, steel here. We're all prone to giving insecurity more weight than it deserves but times are strange. Tomorrow I'm cooking with friends from Boston, Atlanta, Detroit, Chicago....
09-18-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By clubman

A young woman in my small town owns this one. I...

A young woman in my small town owns this one. I saw her riding through the campus one day but do you think I could catch her? So cool getting dropped by the young ones.
Anyway, they all seem to have...
Forum: For Sale
09-18-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,997
Posted By clubman

Austro-Daimler

Well, I would have followed up if it were my bike.

I just think it's a cool and unusual bike. :thumb:
09-18-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 684
Posted By clubman

Doh...press fit hub bearings. Cripes I'm getting...

Doh...press fit hub bearings. Cripes I'm getting old so quit pointing out my defficiencies would you? My insecurities are already out of control. :twitchy: ;)
09-18-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 684
Posted By clubman

Hey there's a guy with an extra(?) press fit...

Hey there's a guy with an extra(?) press fit spindle and bearings here. (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1213253-1982-stumpjumper-spokes.html)Maybe you can McGyvor?
09-18-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 684
Posted By clubman

Does the Viscount have that same non-tapered axle...

Does the Viscount have that same non-tapered axle as some Lamberts with the TA look alike crank?

I would definitely try Hilary Stone as well.
Forum: For Sale
09-17-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,997
Posted By clubman

Bump for a fine value campy bike that looks good...

Bump for a fine value campy bike that looks good doing it.
09-17-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By clubman

and yes to carving the pads.

and yes to carving the pads.
09-16-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,335
Posted By clubman

My LBS is telling me good quality 559 mtn tires...

My LBS is telling me good quality 559 mtn tires are being eased out of the marketplace to get everyone riding 650Bs. Dinks.
09-16-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 250
Posted By clubman

Used a chain tool ;) Smart arsepick, yes but...

Used a chain tool ;)
Smart arsepick, yes but that's what you did for most 3/32 chains. My success rate in pushing pins back into place was about 80% but the chains were stronger-better.
09-16-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 369
Posted By clubman

Thanks, I meant the post-Deerhead MT-60 version...

Thanks, I meant the post-Deerhead MT-60 version from '87/88. '89 got the MT-62 pseudo carbon screen background under 'Deore' and was 7 speed.
09-16-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 369
Posted By clubman

Thanks, I meant the post-Deerhead version from...

Thanks, I meant the post-Deerhead version from '87/88. '89 got the pseudo carbon screen background under 'Deore' and was 7 speed.
09-16-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By clubman

Also, look for markings on the rim. Schwinn tire...

Also, look for markings on the rim. Schwinn tire markings are inexcusably arcane.
09-16-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 369
Posted By clubman

OK, jury says most likely, excellent.

OK, jury says most likely, excellent.
09-16-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 369
Posted By clubman

1st gen Deore derailleur?

Has anyone made this work with 7 speed indexed? It was made for 6 speed but I have the 7 speed thumbies and a wheel to go with it. Thanks....
09-14-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 284
Posted By clubman

I have pain in my wrists and have found low rise...

I have pain in my wrists and have found low rise Northroad bars to be very comfy with the cushioned grips mentioned here. I still position my bars low because the trick for me is to get my stomach...
09-12-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,202
Posted By clubman

repechage I always find those fork crowns...

repechage I always find those fork crowns amazing.

Me too. I've seen some examples of these forks where the blades have twisted lower down but the A&P crown intersections are straight and sound....
09-12-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 536
Posted By clubman

Well, single speed hub can be freewheel, fixed,...

Well, single speed hub can be freewheel, fixed, or coaster and coasters/freewheels are not a 'fixed wheel'. (fixie is so 2010 don't you think? ;))

Having a plan B to slow your bike down is never...
09-12-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 536
Posted By clubman

Looks like a 151 BCD track crank to boot. I'd...

Looks like a 151 BCD track crank to boot. I'd find a rear campy high flange track hub and rebuild that wheel. Add a wee small front brake and ride it. I rode a track bike in the city often and it...
09-11-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 268
Posted By clubman

Clean! If the ride is anything like mine, it's a...

Clean! If the ride is anything like mine, it's a treat. I love it.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1361/sakai_fixed_4db187f573efb10b413ebd38e361be6da5901af9.jpg
09-11-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 554
Posted By clubman

So tell me what model calipers you have.

So tell me what model calipers you have.
09-11-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 554
Posted By clubman

Make two more posts and you can upload pics

Make two more posts and you can upload pics
09-11-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By clubman

You're kidding me. I thought we'd hit paydirt...

You're kidding me. I thought we'd hit paydirt until I looked at mine again. We could have flipped a coin on zoom to see who gets the '73. :)
...
09-11-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By clubman

The 571 tires have a higher profile, more...

The 571 tires have a higher profile, more appropriate for balloon bikes so the bike may look level but I don't know how you're going to prevent people from noticing. Tell them not to look?

EDIT. I...
09-11-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By clubman

S-6 and S-7 are both 26" tires and are...

S-6 and S-7 are both 26" tires and are incompatible. S-6 rims will accept S-6 tires, also known as 597mm or EA1 or 26 x 1 1/4 EXCEPT that Schwinn decided to incorrectly label their S-6 tires as a 26...
09-11-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 878
Posted By clubman

Heck, I could watch her delivering the intros to...

Heck, I could watch her delivering the intros to the PBS Mystery series all day. A real pro.
09-10-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 635
Posted By clubman

Yours is likely a later model than the 50's model...

Yours is likely a later model than the 50's model in the pic. Looks pretty original from here which is what collectors want. Might be a good flip depending on how much she paid and whether she likes...
09-09-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 635
Posted By clubman

I saw that link too but I'd bet dimes to...

I saw that link too but I'd bet dimes to doughnuts that that women's frame isn't one. I think they slipped up with the pic. Silver Kings had large head tube lugs for the aluminum tubes, like the...
09-09-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 635
Posted By clubman

In that condition, I'd think too nice for a...

In that condition, I'd think too nice for a garden. I wouldn't want it but there's many out there that would. Go to The Cabe website for good info.
09-09-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 938
Posted By clubman

You're a big fat troll. Pedalling BS for the Lord...

You're a big fat troll. Pedalling BS for the Lord imo.
Back on the ignore list. Sorry Brewsmith.
09-09-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By clubman

What a nice bike, (excellent with a quill stem ;)...

What a nice bike, (excellent with a quill stem ;) ) Should be SL tubes.
09-08-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By clubman

Pretty loyal to Suntour if you ask me. Superbe,...

Pretty loyal to Suntour if you ask me. Superbe, Cyclone, XC Pro, Mighty shifters (?). We'll forgive a wide range freewheel by 'He who shall not be named'. And rings.
I like.
09-08-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 368
Posted By clubman

That's a very pretty bike. I didn't realize that...

That's a very pretty bike. I didn't realize that Schwinn started slanting top tubes that early
09-08-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 30,598
Posted By clubman

People never seem to get over a Moulton. ...

People never seem to get over a Moulton.

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1411x1080/moulton_75c0311d391ea6d2fc79ab542fcad144892f8b54.jpg
09-08-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,083
Posted By clubman

I also found the 70's to be a sweet spot for...

I also found the 70's to be a sweet spot for Pros. Really thick leather, quite hard, no tensioning required and that's what suits my posterior. A little proofhide on top and that's it. I especially...
09-08-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 913
Posted By clubman

Sorry OP, bump for some really nice bikes!

Sorry OP, bump for some really nice bikes!
09-08-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 913
Posted By clubman

I'm tired of it already...going on the ignore...

I'm tired of it already...going on the ignore list so as to declutter sales posts.
09-07-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 23,157
Views: 2,652,607
Posted By clubman

You're correct. They're both Raleigh made...

You're correct. They're both Raleigh made rebrands. Apollo may have been an older manufacturer in Birmingham before the big 1960 takeover but I've never seen one before. The twist grip is an early...
09-06-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 782
Posted By clubman

A knee replacement and a botched revision...

A knee replacement and a botched revision rendered my leg unable to make rotations on the ball of my right foot, irrespective of saddle height or crank length. I use platforms pedals with my foot...
09-06-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,083
Posted By clubman

Nothing to be done. Tension slowly and ride it...

Nothing to be done. Tension slowly and ride it until it's uncomfortable or falls apart.
09-06-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 883
Posted By clubman

Yankee driver #131A...

Yankee driver #131A (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=131A) . One of the most useful tools ever made.

Mavic clinchers.
09-05-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,124
Posted By clubman

Fisher, Trek, Miyata (3 models), Specialized,...

Fisher, Trek, Miyata (3 models), Specialized, Bianchi, etc. All in the game before 92. I think Fisher was '89...even had drop bars.
Whoops, old but obviously not quite dead thread.
09-05-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,162
Posted By clubman

This is 4 minutes I won't get back. Make that...

This is 4 minutes I won't get back. Make that 4:10. Let's ride!
09-04-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 620
Posted By clubman

Should make a great riding utility bike and...

Should make a great riding utility bike and gateway drug to the world of C&V. Welcome
09-04-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 388
Posted By clubman

Run, don't walk to toolbox, grab a 13 mm or...

Run, don't walk to toolbox, grab a 13 mm or whatever and remove kickstand. Then repost same picture. :)
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