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04-10-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 38,592
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: 168
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: 168
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: 168
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: 507
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: 386
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: 724
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: 16
Views: 310
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: 23
Views: 791
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: 291
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: 386
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: 349
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: 178
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: 981
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 !!!!!!
03-29-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 833
Posted By bikemike73

Isn't that campy a front derailleur ???? ...

Isn't that campy a front derailleur ????

Nice vintage set by the way !!!!
03-29-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 452
Posted By bikemike73

LOVE the metal flake blue frame !!!!!!!! You...

LOVE the metal flake blue frame !!!!!!!!

You do not see many of these.

FIRST one for me with this size flaking !!!!!
03-29-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 698
Posted By bikemike73

25 years according to the automobile...

25 years according to the automobile industry..................... when you go to register that is.


IMO....it's anything up to 1980 :)
03-28-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 736
Posted By bikemike73

Looks great !!! Ahhhhhh...California...

Looks great !!!

Ahhhhhh...California sunshine and dry weather

Thanks for sharing the tip for painting.

What paint do you use ?
03-24-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By bikemike73

Love it when parts are recycled as well as bikes...

Love it when parts are recycled as well as bikes !!!


Thank you for saving these from the scrap heap !!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By bikemike73

GREAT FIND !!! Pretty rare as well. I would...

GREAT FIND !!!

Pretty rare as well. I would not sell it.

Ride it or hang it for wall art.


It is BEAUTIFUL !!!!!
03-23-20, 05:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 736
Posted By bikemike73

Love the bike and color combo !!! I have had...

Love the bike and color combo !!!

I have had bikes ( we all have) with stuck seat posts and bar posts.

Success was obtained on ALL but one. It was a seat post with ridges.

Just be patient...
Replies: 21
Views: 990
Posted By bikemike73

I would hang it on the wall. It is....by all...

I would hang it on the wall.

It is....by all accounts " Italian Art" !!!

I have a few wall hangers my self.

I smile:love: every time I walk by or sit down

Too bad so far away :)
03-21-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By bikemike73

GREAT FIND !!!! Good Luck with the...

GREAT FIND !!!!


Good Luck with the rebuild

Don't see many in this condition. I would be tempted to leave it be
03-20-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,255
Posted By bikemike73

I have Pasela on 3 of my bikes !! Love them...

I have Pasela on 3 of my bikes !!

Love them !!!
03-19-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,911
Posted By bikemike73

HAAAAAAAAA I'm laughing now. I must have...

HAAAAAAAAA

I'm laughing now. I must have been in a serious frame of mind..... Lot of stuff going on :)

We do have senses of humor here in Boston...............sometimes :)
03-19-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,911
Posted By bikemike73

Hey John E The OP said he was in the right...

Hey John E

The OP said he was in the right lane going 65-70 mph.

I do not know anyone who can go that fast on a bike and sustain it.

Does anyone ********** :)
03-19-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,255
Posted By bikemike73

GREAT FIND !!! And what a job you did fixing...

GREAT FIND !!!

And what a job you did fixing it up !!!!

It just needed a " little" elbow grease and love

Love the color combo

Awesome job !!!!!
03-18-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,340
Posted By bikemike73

You are making the right decision to wait to...

You are making the right decision to wait to build the bike. Like you said....you have a bike to ride.
I know it's exciting to build/ get a bike to refurbish.
I have this passion as well,........ ...
03-18-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,911
Posted By bikemike73

Boston drivers/....ugh Doesn't surprise me. ...

Boston drivers/....ugh Doesn't surprise me.

Glad you are ok along with your car ...
Replies: 21
Views: 990
Posted By bikemike73

I don't know what its worth... But It is...

I don't know what its worth...

But It is BEAUTIFUL !!!

It's my size and MY color !!

LOVE YELLOW

If you lived close by, I would be on my way over to your house :) to make this my bike:)
Replies: 30
Views: 870
Posted By bikemike73

Too much $$$$$ IMO Be on the lookout for a...

Too much $$$$$ IMO

Be on the lookout for a 1971 -1975 Schwinn Sports Tourer !!!

I have a few of these and they are GREAT!!!

VERY smooth ride, and comfortable !!!

Range should be 200.00 to...
03-08-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,569
Posted By bikemike73

Many... But my 1973 Schwinn Lemon Yellow...

Many...

But my 1973 Schwinn Lemon Yellow Paramount and 1973 Schwinn Lemon Yellow Sports Tourer :)...
03-07-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By bikemike73

The original pic of the bike is how it was when I...

The original pic of the bike is how it was when I bought it in a 4 bike purchase. Was not ridden with the seat post " slammed " :thumb:

Here are a few updated pics:)

I put on Campy shifters...
03-07-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By bikemike73

I LOVE the pics and the story !! Its great...

I LOVE the pics and the story !!

Its great to go down " memory lane"

Some of the best years of my life was when I rode a bike everywhere!!!

And like mentioned above.....most times you did...
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By bikemike73

I do not need anymore bikes...BUT I would buy...

I do not need anymore bikes...BUT
I would buy this ASAP !!

EXCELLENT CONDITION !!!!

Classic great color !!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 1,009
Posted By bikemike73

Offer 30 and take it to ride !!!! Would...

Offer 30 and take it to ride !!!!

Would clean up nice too.

I had one of these as a kid. Couldn't afford the SS or ST.

Now I ride the ST ( sports tourer ) among other lightweights with 3 pc...
03-03-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By bikemike73

Touch up Paint for 1976 Colnago Super

Wondering if anyone has had any luck with silver touch up paint for Colnago 1976 ?

Here are a few pics.

Thank you as always for your help.

Looking to get a replacement decal as well :)...
02-28-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 450
Posted By bikemike73

WOW !!! That's some friend !!!!! I...

WOW !!!

That's some friend !!!!!

I would be taking him/her out to dinner !!!!!!!!

Great bike in Excellent condition.

Unbelievable score !!!!!!!!!
02-27-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 842
Posted By bikemike73

Its amazing what people will throw away. I have...

Its amazing what people will throw away. I have seen more than a few bikes outside near the dumpster at my LBS.

Most are walmart cheap store bikes.

BUT I have picked up a few good bikes. One...
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By bikemike73

Great find !!! Thank you for saving it ! ...

Great find !!!

Thank you for saving it !

Like above have said, I would keep it and ride it :)
02-17-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 760
Posted By bikemike73

I have used Evap -o -rust for years . Works...

I have used Evap -o -rust for years .

Works great. As mentioned above...you need to be very careful near any decals. And I would check every 8 hours or so.

I have not used this for any frame....
01-31-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,608
Posted By bikemike73

There is no " right or wrong" when restoring a...

There is no " right or wrong" when restoring a bike the way YOU want it.

ME......I am a purist so I want all original from the period. I picked up a 1973 P-10 Lemon Yellow 22 in frame bike in...
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By bikemike73

Plus 1^ CliffordK The bottom bracket is...

Plus 1^ CliffordK

The bottom bracket is wrong for a Colnago. There were many fakes going around in the 70s....maybe longer....

Bottom brackets on Colnagos had 9 holes in the early models pre...
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By bikemike73

ok Thank you very much Greatly...

ok

Thank you very much

Greatly appreciated !!!
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By bikemike73

Thanks sykerocker !! To be honest......I'll...

Thanks sykerocker !!

To be honest......I'll probably end up selling it.

What do you think its worth ?
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By bikemike73

Thank you for your comments. It looks like...

Thank you for your comments.

It looks like art work to me, and no particular thing.

I think it would look good on a wall as " art"

What do you think ?
01-13-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,921
Posted By bikemike73

GREAT and UNBELIEVABLE FIND !!!!!!! Karma at...

GREAT and UNBELIEVABLE FIND !!!!!!!

Karma at work !!!

Hope it will be a " keeper" for you :)
01-13-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 906
Posted By bikemike73

Absolutely a beautiful frame !! I wouldn't...

Absolutely a beautiful frame !!

I wouldn't change a thing :)

Good Luck and post pics when done.

Very exciting !!!
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By bikemike73

Please help ID this frame

I got this frame and my friends bike shop up on the 3rd floor.

The head badge is missing. I have no idea what make, or how old it is.

My friend and I believe its from the 1910s.

Anyone have...
01-12-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 602
Posted By bikemike73

UPDATE !!!! And THANK YOU ALL for the great...

UPDATE !!!!

And THANK YOU ALL for the great ideas!!

I ended up getting the correct size post. I thought it was a 27.2......it was actually a 27.0.

Slid in and fit perfect !!!

...
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