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06-25-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By bikemike73

I also have an 87 tempo......the seat post is...

I also have an 87 tempo......the seat post is stuck so I'm determining the best way to get it out.

I bought it that way

I rode it and it is smooth and fast !!!!

Seat about 1.5 inches too low...
06-25-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,349
Posted By bikemike73

Would love to see some pics of this collection. ...

Would love to see some pics of this collection.

It sounds like you have every part you'll ever need.....of course that's not true. But you could use to swap for what you need.

Good Luck and try...
06-25-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 928
Posted By bikemike73

I would look for and buy a Schwinn Varsity or...

I would look for and buy a Schwinn Varsity or Continental from the 70s

Virtually unbreakable !!!!!!!!

These are 10 speeds but he can keep it in one gear.

5th gear is a great all around gear....
06-25-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By bikemike73

I have the EXACT same bike !!!! Just got it...

I have the EXACT same bike !!!!

Just got it last week !!!!

Have not had time to search for any touch up paint, but your suggestion of nail polish I think is the best bet.

From the pic your...
05-28-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By bikemike73

Thanks Guys !!!!! I just ordered the 22mm...

Thanks Guys !!!!!

I just ordered the 22mm !!!

I few of them :)

Thank you again

much appreciated
05-27-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By bikemike73

Correct binder bolt size for seat post ?

Hi

Need the correct size for a Schwinn Prelude 1986 seat post use

And a Schwinn Tempo 1987 seat post use

Looks like sizes available are 19 mm or 22 mm

Appreciate any and all help
05-15-20, 05:05 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,238
Posted By bikemike73

What a score !!!!! Beautiful bike and RARE...

What a score !!!!!

Beautiful bike and RARE !!!!

It doesn't matter if its a little too big.....I just bought a 1989 Schwinn Circuit all original in like a 9.9 condition that's a 25 inch frame...
05-15-20, 04:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By bikemike73

Great info !!!!! How long did you have to...

Great info !!!!!

How long did you have to let it soak before the tape came off ?

Wondering if this will work while they are still on the bike :)

Nice job !!
05-15-20, 04:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By bikemike73

Thank you Very much appreciated !!!!!! ...

Thank you

Very much appreciated !!!!!!

Stay/ Be safe !!!
05-14-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By bikemike73

Sealed bearings removal / service Schwinn Tempo 1987

Has anyone removed the sealed bearing cap on a Schwinn Tempo or other similar bike ?

I have heard some horror stories about the cap not fitting back in.

It sounds like there is a little sand in...
05-07-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By bikemike73

1987 Schwinn Tempo touch up paint

Hi,

Searching for touch up paint for my 1987 Schwinn Tempo.

Catalog lists it as azure blue, but looks like Aqua to me.

Appreciate any and all help

Thank you...
Replies: 18
Views: 612
Posted By bikemike73

C'mon !!! A Sports Tourer !!! That is...

C'mon !!!

A Sports Tourer !!!

That is one ,........if not my all time favorite bike !!!!!!!

SO SMOOTH !!!

What color ????
05-04-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13,939
Views: 2,967,066
Posted By bikemike73

It still amazes me , do not know why, that people...

It still amazes me , do not know why, that people throw, leave on the side of the road or outside in the elements

There are so many less fortunate people ,children especially who would love to...
Replies: 18
Views: 612
Posted By bikemike73

You can't sell that bike It is WAY TOO nice ...

You can't sell that bike

It is WAY TOO nice

Looks Brand NEW !!!!

Gotta make room :)
04-30-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By bikemike73

Cone Wrench size for a Schwinn 1987 Tempo ?

Does anyone know the correct size cone wrench to use on the front wheel axle and the back wheel axle ?

For a 1987 Schwinn Tempo

Thank you

Appreciate any and all help
Replies: 26
Views: 1,288
Posted By bikemike73

GREAT DEAL !! Just needs some TLC and...

GREAT DEAL !!

Just needs some TLC and patience :)
04-27-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 610
Posted By bikemike73

Hey madpogue That's a great analogy with the...

Hey madpogue

That's a great analogy with the ball joints !!!

I do like the idea of a slide hammer type tool.

Seems less stressful for the frame. And I think you need 2 people to do this.
...
04-27-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 610
Posted By bikemike73

So Mr 66 You used it like a slide hammer...

So Mr 66

You used it like a slide hammer correct ?

Where did you get the parts to make your beautiful tool ??

Looks about 4 feet long.

Did you use any solution like PB Blaster ?
04-27-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 610
Posted By bikemike73

I found an impact gun. One that used used to take...

I found an impact gun. One that used used to take tires off cars etc. Air powered

I think I will try drilling 2 holes and trying to twist it out with a steel rod like above have suggested

If...
04-26-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 610
Posted By bikemike73

Thanks again for all the great responses and...

Thanks again for all the great responses and info.

I have an impact gun and an electric drill.

Many good ideas.

I'll keep you posted

Thank you again
04-26-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 610
Posted By bikemike73

Update !! Sprayed PB Blaster 3 to 4 times...

Update !!

Sprayed PB Blaster 3 to 4 times during the day. And , as you can see, wedged it open a little

And sprayed inside the seat tube a lot. Turned the bike upside down and moved the bike...
04-26-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 393
Posted By bikemike73

Thank you all again for the help!! Greatly...

Thank you all again for the help!!

Greatly appreciated :)
04-24-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 610
Posted By bikemike73

Thanks dedhed and all who have chimed in ...

Thanks dedhed and all who have chimed in

Great advice.

I will spray the post every morning and let soak overnight.

Will attempt again in a few days
04-24-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 393
Posted By bikemike73

Does anybody know what model sram bike chain goes...

Does anybody know what model sram bike chain goes with the 1987 Shcwinn Tempo ?

It is a 12 speed

Thank you again for all your help

much appreciated
04-24-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 610
Posted By bikemike73

Thank you all for the great advice. I know...

Thank you all for the great advice.

I know time is my friend, but sometimes I get too excited and want it done now :)

I will be patient and put " rust off " oil everyday and let it soak.

I...
04-24-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 393
Posted By bikemike73

Thanks guys for all the quick responses. I...

Thanks guys for all the quick responses.

I know I need a new chain, but sometimes my stupid stubbornness gets the best of me :)

I guess a trip to the bike shop is in order :)
04-23-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 610
Posted By bikemike73

1987 Schwinn Tempo seat post removal

Hi,

Picked up a Schwinn Tempo today and the seat post is stuck bad.

I sprayed rust off and spread open with a screw driver the binder bolt area to spray.

Went I went to use the seat as...
04-23-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 393
Posted By bikemike73

1987 Schwinn Tempo chain removal

Hi,

I picked up a Schwinn Tempo today and want to take the chain off. I have removed plenty of chains on the Schwinns of the 70 s, but never anything newer.

It looks like where the chain pins...
04-21-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,508
Posted By bikemike73

Selling or buying a bike locally is safer than...

Selling or buying a bike locally is safer than going to the grocery store.

At the store.....you cannot control the crowds


Meeting at an empty parking lot, and being smart, like others above...
Replies: 20
Views: 800
Posted By bikemike73

Gotta be worth at least $ 100.00 to $125.00 if ...

Gotta be worth at least $ 100.00 to $125.00 if you can ride it with some clean up, and grease, oil , etc
04-18-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By bikemike73

Depending on the rust, you can use 0000 steel...

Depending on the rust, you can use 0000 steel wool, or a wire brush.
The paint you want to protect with black electrical tape.

Just wrap it around at least 3 times ( in case you slip and scuff...
04-16-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,136
Posted By bikemike73

Great job !!! That is a keeper !!!!!!

Great job !!!

That is a keeper !!!!!!
04-11-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 446
Posted By bikemike73

Great videos !! Thank you for sharing!!!!!:)

Great videos !!

Thank you for sharing!!!!!:)
04-11-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 562
Posted By bikemike73

Looks like an Ideal leather saddle. Very...

Looks like an Ideal leather saddle.

Very close to Brooks , but not the quality
Replies: 15
Views: 477
Posted By bikemike73

Looks nice I would offer 140 cash ...

Looks nice


I would offer 140 cash


But would pay the 150.00 no problem !!!

Good Luck !!
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By bikemike73

I think Mackers is correct. I was going to...

I think Mackers is correct.

I was going to say late 80s early 90s

Love the YELLOW !!!!!
04-10-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 41,491
Posted By bikemike73

GREAT SCORE !!!! VERY nice condition !!!! ...

GREAT SCORE !!!!

VERY nice condition !!!!

Cannot beat these old Schwinns !!!!!

The 70s and early 80s are my favorite bikes !!!!
04-08-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By bikemike73

Thank you hazetguy and crank-addict Does Gus...

Thank you hazetguy and crank-addict

Does Gus have a name he goes by on Ebay?
04-08-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By bikemike73

Ok great Do you know cyclomondo store name? ...

Ok great

Do you know cyclomondo store name?
Address ?


Thank you MH


Michael
04-08-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By bikemike73

1976 Colnago Super Columbus seat tube decal

Just wondering if someone knows the exact decal used ?

Mine is partially worn /torn away

I have searched ebay and several varieties show up.

I do know that it has the black on the bottom vs...
04-05-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 593
Posted By bikemike73

Professional either way you look at it :)

Professional either way you look at it :)
04-03-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 550
Posted By bikemike73

Great schematic JonDThompson !! Thank you...

Great schematic JonDThompson !!

Thank you for sharing.

Mine loosen up every once in a while.

I just tighten it up a little.

Seems to " loosen up" with the rough roads
04-03-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 884
Posted By bikemike73

Pouring rain here all day. RIP...... Bill...

Pouring rain here all day.

RIP...... Bill Withers
Thank you for your talented and meaningful songs.....

Love them................................................
04-03-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 684
Posted By bikemike73

That's one cool bike !!!! Agree.....maybe...

That's one cool bike !!!!

Agree.....maybe get a better fitting kickstand, or adjust the one on there.**********

Just doesn't seem to look " correct"

Looks in GREAT shape as well !!!!
...
04-03-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,318
Posted By bikemike73

"Colnago is the Ferrari of bicycles" Not...

"Colnago is the Ferrari of bicycles"


Not my quote, but read it in a magazine :)

Also have a 1976 Super

VERY SMOOTH !!!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By bikemike73

The generator set is worth 30-40 If you can...

The generator set is worth 30-40

If you can ride the bike as is, to me its worth 50-60

There are many bikes for sale. Be patient and the " right" one will come along :)
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By bikemike73

Great bike and classic color !! VERY smooth...

Great bike and classic color !!

VERY smooth ride.!!!!!!!
03-30-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 586
Posted By bikemike73

That's some neighbor !!!!!! $20.00 for a...

That's some neighbor !!!!!!


$20.00 for a bike in VERY GOOD condition !!!!


What a steal !!!!!

I would be dropping off something home made since you cannot take him/her out to lunch :)
03-30-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By bikemike73

Keep all as is Be patient and wait for any...

Keep all as is

Be patient and wait for any period correct parts you may need
03-29-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,125
Posted By bikemike73

Plus 1^ 3 speedslow I am lucky enough to...

Plus 1^ 3 speedslow

I am lucky enough to have a Yellow and an Orange one.

One of the smoothest rides in history !!!!!!
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