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01-11-13, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,442
Posted By BobHufford

Thanks for the replies! Bob

Thanks for the replies!

Bob
01-10-13, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,442
Posted By BobHufford

The Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure

Does anyone have experience with this ride?

http://www.goba.com/index.html

Thanks,

Bob
11-01-12, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By BobHufford

That was awesome! I think the commuter bike...

That was awesome!

I think the commuter bike was a Sports Tourer.

Cool to see my hometown boy John Howard in the Stars & Stripes!

Thanks for the link!

Bob
10-05-12, 01:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,108
Posted By BobHufford

And Velocals is having a sale. Bob

And Velocals is having a sale.

Bob
05-21-12, 02:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 491
Posted By BobHufford

2012 Tour de Cure, Republic, MO

I'll be joining my wife, daughter and sister for our second year of this charity ride in mid-June. We are planning to do the 62 mile route.

My son was diagnosed Type 1 when he was seven (he's now...
05-11-12, 07:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,293
Posted By BobHufford

I would destroy the paint job on the Paramount by...

I would destroy the paint job on the Paramount by using it as my only bike. Mom always said I can't have anything nice.

Bob
03-01-12, 09:05 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 14,255
Posted By BobHufford

They look great Stan! You are living the dream...

They look great Stan! You are living the dream ... :)

Bob
02-13-12, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,296
Posted By BobHufford

I think 1939 was the first year, but don't hold...

I think 1939 was the first year, but don't hold me to that. The early catalog that I have (and that is up on Tom Findley's site) shows the rear facing dropouts clearly.

PB's front fork came from...
02-05-12, 04:35 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 14,255
Posted By BobHufford

Oooh ... those are going to make some nice...

Oooh ... those are going to make some nice wheels!

Congrats,

Bob
01-21-12, 07:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By BobHufford

Very nice! Could you post some close-up pics of...

Very nice! Could you post some close-up pics of the lugs and dropouts? I'm pretty sure my Mystery Bike is a Lambert frame, but that would help to confirm it.
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01-18-12, 06:33 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,179
Posted By BobHufford

This looks very much like a Stronglight Touriste....

This looks very much like a Stronglight Touriste. I had one on a mystery bike that was converted to a three-speed. Even w/o the inner ring it sold for $250 several years ago.

Bob
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01-18-12, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2,231
Views: 723,830
Posted By BobHufford

Hoss -- is that a chrome section on the seat tube...

Hoss -- is that a chrome section on the seat tube or mylar decals? Nice bike!

Bob
01-16-12, 09:35 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 26,122
Posted By BobHufford

+1 on the Holland. I would like the Exogrid...

+1 on the Holland. I would like the Exogrid (ti/carbon blend) painted in some sort of Argyle scheme. I just bought a 15-year-old Holland ti (JB paint) so that is probably as close as I'll ever get....
01-12-12, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 49,762
Posted By BobHufford

Mid-1980s Ritchey Commando MTB. The Hite-Rite...

Mid-1980s Ritchey Commando MTB. The Hite-Rite was used to quickly return your saddle to it's normal height after you lowered it for a steep downhill run.

Bob
01-12-12, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 49,762
Posted By BobHufford

http://home.mchsi.com/~bhufford3/com28_s.jpg

http://home.mchsi.com/~bhufford3/com28_s.jpg
01-10-12, 05:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 25,619
Posted By BobHufford

Rich -- I was going to point you to the PDG...

Rich -- I was going to point you to the PDG Series page on Wateford's site, but it appears to be broken. Here is an archived version that lists the colors.

Bob
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01-04-12, 04:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,302
Posted By BobHufford

Wow! Congrats on that deal! I bought a...

Wow! Congrats on that deal!

I bought a like-new PRS-3 OSLB (with base) from the ex-wife of a framebuilder for $100. I've yet to take delivery of it -- a buddy is holding it for me up in KC. The...
01-01-12, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,331
Posted By BobHufford

Congrats! I emailed on that one too. I used to...

Congrats! I emailed on that one too. I used to have a '91 Trek 990 that I loved, but it was just too small.

Bob
12-20-11, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 49,762
Posted By BobHufford

http://home.mchsi.com/~bhufford3/lobdellrim.jpg

http://home.mchsi.com/~bhufford3/lobdellrim.jpg
12-20-11, 04:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,079
Posted By BobHufford

Is the star inspired by the Schwinn crest? ...

Is the star inspired by the Schwinn crest?

http://ns10.reliablehosting.com/~kb11/PARAM3.JPG
12-02-11, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7,068
Views: 1,750,455
Posted By BobHufford

Yeah she be! So jealous ... Bob

Yeah she be! So jealous ...

Bob
11-23-11, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,307
Posted By BobHufford

Looks like a Schwinn dealer-added rack to me. ...

Looks like a Schwinn dealer-added rack to me.

http://www.trfindley.com/flschwinn_1951_1960/1959_22.html

Bob
11-21-11, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2,205
Views: 677,975
Posted By BobHufford

Here is Bicycling magazine article on the ONP. ...

Here is Bicycling magazine article on the ONP.

http://www.velo-pages.com/main.php?g2_itemId=577

Bob
11-19-11, 06:32 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,667
Posted By BobHufford

Granted. I'd rather have a rider Paramount as...

Granted. I'd rather have a rider Paramount as well.

The bike was given away at the 1973 Schwinn Dealer Convention to whoever could guess the number of parts used to build it.

Bob
11-19-11, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,210
Posted By BobHufford

You might try oxalic acid on the rims. eBay...

You might try oxalic acid on the rims.

eBay is a good source for parts. The "official" Schwinn forums died recently, but folks are starting to migrate here:
...
11-19-11, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,210
Posted By BobHufford

Have you tried all the methods of removing the...

Have you tried all the methods of removing the rust? Schwinn chrome can come back pretty well.

Bob
11-19-11, 04:51 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,667
Posted By BobHufford

Gold Plated Varsity

Sorry for the redirect, but the story is here:

http://www.schwinnbikeforum.com/index.php?topic=11818.0

Bob
10-14-11, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By BobHufford

Gary -- I'm sure there are quite a few old...

Gary -- I'm sure there are quite a few old Malvern Five Stars floating around the USA. I think you owe it to your country to try and balance any trade deficit with a Schwinn Paramount (just don't...
10-14-11, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By BobHufford

I think we saw evidence of that with #432 being...

I think we saw evidence of that with #432 being used on two different bikes.

Bob
10-14-11, 09:21 AM
Replies: 54,850
Views: 7,793,473
Posted By BobHufford

Not mine ... Bob ...

Not mine ...

Bob

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http://springfield.craigslist.org/bik/2627599852.html

1983 Lotus Eclair - $225 (Nixa)
10-04-11, 08:09 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,532
Posted By BobHufford

C.O.G.s -- Creepy Old Guys. I see a t-shirt in...

C.O.G.s -- Creepy Old Guys. I see a t-shirt in our future ...

Bob
09-29-11, 11:59 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 14,255
Posted By BobHufford

Isn't that where everyone keeps their best bike? ...

Isn't that where everyone keeps their best bike?

Stan -- congrats again on the stunning frame resto! I'll keep my eyes peeled for any original pieces that you might need.

Looking forward to...
09-28-11, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By BobHufford

http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php/42162-pastorb...

http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php/42162-pastorbobnlnh
09-28-11, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By BobHufford

Here is a bit of info. ...

Here is a bit of info.

http://www.schwinnbikeforum.com/SLDB/Consumer/1979/79ccpg12.htm

You could buy a caliper and measure your parts.

Seems like Pastor Bob has this same bike -- perhaps he...
09-26-11, 01:06 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 24,006
Posted By BobHufford

Well, "the chart" doesn't seem to list that...

Well, "the chart" doesn't seem to list that (though it does have about everything else).

http://sandro.knot.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/voyageur-comparison.pdf

Bob
09-25-11, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,481
Posted By BobHufford

Congrats on your new Varsity. 1960 is probably...

Congrats on your new Varsity. 1960 is probably the most collectible year. This was the introduction of the drop-bar Varsity model with 8-speeds. The model name had be used in the '50s on tourist...
09-23-11, 02:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 902
Posted By BobHufford

I think it was a spin-off from RatRodBikes...

I think it was a spin-off from RatRodBikes initally and was taken over by Ric Greene a few years ago.

Bob
09-21-11, 01:14 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 14,255
Posted By BobHufford

Congrats Stan! I can't wait to see it built up. ...

Congrats Stan! I can't wait to see it built up. We'll need a ride report. :)

Bob
09-20-11, 03:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 902
Posted By BobHufford

If you can't find what you need here (though here...

If you can't find what you need here (though here are quite a few Schwinn folks on this forum), then try this:

http://www.schwinnbikeforum.com/index.php

Bob
09-19-11, 10:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,965
Posted By BobHufford

Beautiful! You'll love the ride. Contrats, ...

Beautiful! You'll love the ride.

Contrats,

Bob
08-29-11, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By BobHufford

Looks like it might have been an early '60s...

Looks like it might have been an early '60s Fiesta. The tank is in backwards ...

http://www.trfindley.com/flschwinn_1961_1970/1962dlr_Fiesta.html

Bob
08-29-11, 02:43 PM
Replies: 54,850
Views: 7,793,473
Posted By BobHufford

It also appears that the decals are silver and...

It also appears that the decals are silver and not gold, indicating a 1988 "Standard" Paramount. It would have had a decal noting the anniversary, but it is not the limited edition bike.

Bob
08-25-11, 09:13 AM
Replies: 54,850
Views: 7,793,473
Posted By BobHufford

We know that you would know better than...

We know that you would know better than this.[/QUOTE]I thought we would all see past that fluff. For an Ironman with brifters it seemed like a good deal.

Bob
08-23-11, 01:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,484
Posted By BobHufford

How can you say that? She's beautiful! Just a...

How can you say that? She's beautiful! Just a bit tattered.

I ran across one of these at a car show a couple of weeks ago. Also a rider.

Have fun with it!

Congrats,

Bob
08-23-11, 09:05 AM
Replies: 54,850
Views: 7,793,473
Posted By BobHufford

Not mine ... Bob ...

Not mine ...

Bob

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http://oklahomacity.craigslist.org/bik/2512396934.html

Centurion Iron Man Racing Bike - $299 (NW OKC)
08-22-11, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18,584
Views: 3,005,843
Posted By BobHufford

What was that I just ran over ... ?

What was that I just ran over ... ?
08-22-11, 09:21 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 24,006
Posted By BobHufford

Here are the seller's pics of my '85 Voyageur SP...

Here are the seller's pics of my '85 Voyageur SP and my wife's '85 Voyageur (I really need to take more pics of my bikes). Both are sporting different saddles, pedals and racks now, but are...
08-11-11, 09:00 AM
Replies: 13,841
Views: 2,904,428
Posted By BobHufford

1988. Yes-that is reasonable for LBS rates. The...

1988. Yes-that is reasonable for LBS rates. The chrome under the paint will not be over a polished surface and might not look that good.

http://mombat.org/Schwinn_Specs.htm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,313
Posted By BobHufford

Maybe they were prototyping with a new supplier...

Maybe they were prototyping with a new supplier (they did lean towards the French for components in that era), but the serial stamping is hard to get my head around. It would be interested to see if...
Replies: 31
Views: 3,313
Posted By BobHufford

The lugs appear to be Nervex Super Legere which...

The lugs appear to be Nervex Super Legere which have been used on Paramounts in the late '50s. Also used on some Wastyns (an early builder of Paramounts for Schwinn).

Bob
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