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06-14-18, 01:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 945
Posted By Senrab62

They aren't? The original catalogue refers to it...

They aren't? The original catalogue refers to it as a track bike? Perhaps you were thinking of a different style of track racing?
06-14-18, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 945
Posted By Senrab62

Bike is likely from the late 50's. If built...

Bike is likely from the late 50's. If built period correct, a majority of the parts would have been steel and would include a Brooks. To me 25lbs seems about right.

check the thread in the C&V...
06-14-18, 01:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,360
Posted By Senrab62

Update time! Thanks all again. appreciate the...

Update time! Thanks all again. appreciate the info and offers and encouragement. I do have some items to discuss, and some questions.

- I do not use FB at all. For many reasons, all personal. ...
06-11-18, 06:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 945
Posted By Senrab62

You're right. 26.0 is for road. My assumption is...

You're right. 26.0 is for road. My assumption is that it might be 25.4. I think someone sells a modern bend 25.4. illI have to look into it.
06-10-18, 06:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 945
Posted By Senrab62

Thanks Sean, ​​​​​​I do plan to have it at...

Thanks Sean,
​​​​​​I do plan to have it at least look period correct, but comfy bars that assist in me riding are far more important.

I appreciate the history and story behind the frame, but no...
06-10-18, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 945
Posted By Senrab62

Don't do Facebook at all, but thanks. C & V guys...

Don't do Facebook at all, but thanks. C & V guys are walking encyclopedias so they've been helpful. Have a local guy who has a decent amount of parts for wheel build and stem options. Saddle will be...
06-10-18, 05:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,360
Posted By Senrab62

Thanks Clubman! I did PM you as well.

Thanks Clubman! I did PM you as well.
06-10-18, 04:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,360
Posted By Senrab62

The repaint is solid. Not great. But thick and...

The repaint is solid. Not great. But thick and pretty even. I am in no rush for a repaint. I have a schwinn Circuit pending powder right now. And yeah, I just want to ride it and get some miles in. I...
06-10-18, 01:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,360
Posted By Senrab62

Thanks for the links! I too assumed it was a RT...

Thanks for the links! I too assumed it was a RT model based on the eyelets and fork.

The decals look MUCH better than the block Carlton decals. I'm going to do some research on what the original...
06-10-18, 12:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,360
Posted By Senrab62

No oil port on the BB shell. And no serial...

No oil port on the BB shell. And no serial visible on the fork. The only thing I can see on the fork is in the attached picture. Is that an 8 or perhaps a cursive P??? I have no clue.

Also it...
06-10-18, 11:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,360
Posted By Senrab62

Also the Soma bar was more for eronomics. I will...

Also the Soma bar was more for eronomics. I will compromise on some aspects for period correctness (stem angle, bars possibly, and tires FOR SURE) to make the ride as pleasant as possible.

From my...
06-10-18, 11:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,360
Posted By Senrab62

I am going to try to keep it as period accurate...

I am going to try to keep it as period accurate as possible if I can within a reasonable cost. Crank and BB will be more modern for sure.

No original BB so I have no idea if there was an oil port...
06-09-18, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,188
Posted By Senrab62

Loooove riding fixed on the road. Only have 10...

Loooove riding fixed on the road. Only have 10 rides in this year but hoping to get up to at least 4 a week. I do mix it up with igh and geared bikes, but a 15+ on a fixed gear with a nice ratio and...
06-09-18, 09:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,360
Posted By Senrab62

Haha Steve. Couldn't pass it up. And this market...

Haha Steve. Couldn't pass it up. And this market is tough and bikes move fast. I'm in kenowhere (Kenosha) and have the benefit of being between Milwaukee and Chicago and close enough to Madison.
...
06-09-18, 08:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,360
Posted By Senrab62

Johndthompson - thanks. I have read about that....

Johndthompson - thanks. I have read about that. And the decline in cycling for the UK was based on the increased middle class and the desire to use cars for transportation and support of the highway...
06-09-18, 08:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 945
Posted By Senrab62

Just for documentation. Owner to the previous...

Just for documentation. Owner to the previous owner had a Tange sealed Bb installed which I removed while also bruising my thumb.

I have a campag style modern crank on the way. Debating having...
06-09-18, 07:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,360
Posted By Senrab62

Thanks all. I saw it and the size and pounced. I...

Thanks all. I saw it and the size and pounced. I stretched the budget a bit, but couldn't wait.

Serial # is listed in the original post. I will check out headbadge and hillarH Stone now. Trying to...
06-09-18, 06:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,113
Posted By Senrab62

Vintage is great. Inexpensive. Bombproof (enough...

Vintage is great. Inexpensive. Bombproof (enough components are anyway) and the ideal introduction to cycling!

I love them also because I'm cheap and I can afford yesteryears high end without...
06-09-18, 05:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,360
Posted By Senrab62

Vintage Carlton track frame help

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06-09-18, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 945
Posted By Senrab62

Carlton vintage lugged frame!!!

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03-13-18, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,263
Posted By Senrab62

I think there is a video on Youtube from Zach...

I think there is a video on Youtube from Zach Gallardo (sp?) where he tours the shop as he is/was in Taiwan. check it out.
03-06-18, 02:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,192
Posted By Senrab62

Also try Spicer in Indiana. I have one of their...

Also try Spicer in Indiana. I have one of their triple diamond frames and it's the bee's knees.
02-21-18, 12:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,745
Posted By Senrab62

I had an 89 True Temper 400 pass through my...

I had an 89 True Temper 400 pass through my hands. I think they are great all rounders and love the red/black letter color scheme on them. I have an 89 True Temper 660 and find that the tubing on...
01-31-18, 04:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By Senrab62

I appreciate all of the links. I have come across...

I appreciate all of the links. I have come across some of the same info but it is greatly appreciated!

I lucked out and have the 2nd gen metal shifters (along with some free rust) that appear to...
01-30-18, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By Senrab62

Thanks guys! Also was able to do some more...

Thanks guys!

Also was able to do some more research:

it appears that an AW hub shell will work on the S5. I will need to do some additional research on this, but instead of painting/rechroming...
01-30-18, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By Senrab62

Sturmey Archer S5 project

Good morning BF!

I scored a delapidated women's Raleigh Sprite 5 speed including original shifters, hub, and cool looking crank for $10. I hope to eventually build a club racer type build once I...
01-21-18, 11:57 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,862
Posted By Senrab62

I am in the same boat as the OP. I have probably...

I am in the same boat as the OP. I have probably 10-12 rideable and at least half a dozen frames, wheelsets, components, etc. It's too much. These don't include my girlfriend's or her kids bikes that...
01-21-18, 11:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,909
Posted By Senrab62

Sounds like a great ride. I've been debating a SS...

Sounds like a great ride. I've been debating a SS setup but ride a lot of fixed gear in general. For the age of the frame that weight sounds about right.

Great looking useable ride man!

Super...
01-21-18, 03:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,909
Posted By Senrab62

Looks great! Any idea on weight? How does the...

Looks great! Any idea on weight? How does the frame ride?
01-10-18, 10:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,204
Posted By Senrab62

HA! I think it's a good choice. Do some...

HA! I think it's a good choice. Do some research. Most think it's a solid frameset/value. And even though I personally think huge tires are not necessary, it does allow for more flexibility in...
01-09-18, 08:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,301
Posted By Senrab62

If there are not fragments in the shifter, I...

If there are not fragments in the shifter, I would also suggest that you try an ultrasonic cleaner if you have access to one. Then use WD40 to flush, then Triflow, then something like Tenacious. ...
01-08-18, 12:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,204
Posted By Senrab62

Great points Ben. Another benefit I find...

Great points Ben.

Another benefit I find personally is quality of tubing materials. You can get a nicer trubeset, and sometimes extras to build a much nicer bike for a comparable price to buying...
12-07-17, 08:52 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 8,047
Posted By Senrab62

I use them all the time while cycling. Sometimes...

I use them all the time while cycling. Sometimes one in out, one in and sometimes both in. I am extra cautious and they never impair my ability to be aware of my surrounding to the point where I am...
12-05-17, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 176,639
Posted By Senrab62

Yeah, there is the mechanical lash. "bucking" is...

Yeah, there is the mechanical lash. "bucking" is not exactly how I would describe it. More along the lines of a chain that needs to be tensioned. Mine is not very noticable, especially when I am...
12-04-17, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 176,639
Posted By Senrab62

Say whaaaaaaaaaaa?! More deets please!!! ...

Say whaaaaaaaaaaa?!

More deets please!!!

what size frame?
12-04-17, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 176,639
Posted By Senrab62

Since we're on S3X right now....

Here is mine. I have messed around with this set up on an 89 660, 81 Schwinn Voyaguer 11.8 Chrome, and this set up. Pics from this weekend.

Important bits: Spicer cycles frame, generic nashbar...
11-24-17, 04:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,728
Posted By Senrab62

Just got a KHS flite 800 853 frameset with carbon...

Just got a KHS flite 800 853 frameset with carbon fork for 125! Very excited about it.
11-23-17, 07:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,889
Posted By Senrab62

Low carb here. Steak and avocado!

Low carb here. Steak and avocado!
11-16-17, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,401
Posted By Senrab62

My Tenax Schwinn bikes ride better than my kilo...

My Tenax Schwinn bikes ride better than my kilo ever did.

My 4130 Spicer rides great also.

I think tires and overall fit are most important personally.
11-08-17, 08:22 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 23,600
Posted By Senrab62

Does he live in Indiana???? ...

Does he live in Indiana????

https://chicago.craigslist.org/nwi/bik/d/vintage-raleigh-pursuit-mixte/6368128892.html

Anyway, this thread is beyond out of control. Buuuuuut... isn't that the...
10-09-17, 12:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,792
Posted By Senrab62

Looks great! Have you put any mileage on it yet?...

Looks great! Have you put any mileage on it yet? Any idea on how much it weighs in SS form?

I just picked up a Tempo and I love the way those mid to late 80s Tenax Schwinns ride. Underrated for...
Forum: Great Lakes
08-15-17, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,377
Posted By Senrab62

UPDATE: Got the bike back! Just a lesson on...

UPDATE: Got the bike back! Just a lesson on filling police reports and documenting your bikes well. If you haven't done so, do it! Still had some others stolen since then, but this one was a near...
Forum: Great Lakes
08-15-17, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,377
Posted By Senrab62

FYI - I think this bike is currently for sale in...

FYI - I think this bike is currently for sale in the Kenosha/Racine classifieds. I am almost sure as the PO had a ST Sprint derailleur which is not stock. Going to see if the authorities can assist.
05-09-17, 07:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,787
Posted By Senrab62

BEAUTIFUL pick up! Moar pics please!

BEAUTIFUL pick up! Moar pics please!
05-07-17, 06:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,549
Posted By Senrab62

Frank Thomas was a great hitter and had 7...

Frank Thomas was a great hitter and had 7 straight years of some of the best offensive numbers ever. He was not just a power hitter, and in fact had he focused more on home runs he likely could have...
04-25-17, 02:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,289
Posted By Senrab62

Two-digit price?! Lucky you. That is a great...

Two-digit price?! Lucky you. That is a great price for almost any rideable bike IMHO! Especially for this bike.

The SS was, in some years, was upper range also. Do you know what year it is? What...
04-25-17, 12:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,990
Posted By Senrab62

I think the charge spoon is the best value for...

I think the charge spoon is the best value for saddles. I find them a great compromise for performance and cost. Not always period specific looking, but I like them.

I too, also look for used...
04-25-17, 12:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,289
Posted By Senrab62

Is that a super sport I spy?! Those are great...

Is that a super sport I spy?! Those are great riding bikes. Take that with a grain of salt as I am an official Tenax Schwinn junky. Nice snag. Keep us posted!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-17, 10:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,868
Posted By Senrab62

Nashbar doesn't have their house brand any longer?

Nashbar doesn't have their house brand any longer?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-17, 04:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,755
Posted By Senrab62

Both. Alternating bites as well, lol. Can't...

Both. Alternating bites as well, lol.

Can't eat either being keto, but a naked burrito would be my go to. Extra guacamole please!
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