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08-05-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 841
Posted By tyler_fred

This is Schwinn #5...

This is Schwinn #5 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=5) for me. It's fun to ride, just as the others are. I actually built this up before breaking back down to...
08-05-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 841
Posted By tyler_fred

The 1987 Schwinn Traveler was sold in a similar...

The 1987 Schwinn Traveler was sold in a similar color.
08-05-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 841
Posted By tyler_fred

Nothing to see here, just another Schwinn..

Ciao Amico Fidatos,

I was given a 1987 Schwinn Prelude frameset earlier this year by mstateglfr, and I knew immediately that this was one that I wouldn’t be afraid to make minor modifications...
07-30-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By tyler_fred

SurferRosa is saying use the pedal wrench first...

SurferRosa is saying use the pedal wrench first for the leverage to break free, and then use the Allen wrench/hex key for speedy removal. I try to orient the wrench so that I can squeeze the wrench...
07-29-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2,739
Views: 647,733
Posted By tyler_fred

Thanks Merziac! The non-drive side chainstay pays...

Thanks Merziac! The non-drive side chainstay pays homage to the representative countries of frame and components. Added the Amico Fidato just for fun.
07-29-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2,739
Views: 647,733
Posted By tyler_fred

1987 Prelude frameset donated by mstateglfr. I...

1987 Prelude frameset donated by mstateglfr. I drewed the top tube guides, pump peg, fender eyelets, and the rear derailleur cable stop. I added a new diver helmet cable stop courtesy of gugie,...
07-29-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 822
Posted By tyler_fred

Standard room and board.. Bin storage underneath

Standard room and board.. Bin storage underneath
07-09-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,331
Posted By tyler_fred

Congrats on your membership eligibility!!

Congrats on your membership eligibility!!
07-05-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,367
Posted By tyler_fred

Not sure why the fish aren’t biting.. I love...

Not sure why the fish aren’t biting..
I love the ‘86 Tempo that I got from you.
06-25-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 846
Posted By tyler_fred

To misquote Dr Seuss... It could be your...

To misquote Dr Seuss...

It could be your saddle wasn't set at the correct height.

It could be, perhaps, that your stem was too slight.

But I think that the most likely reason of all

May...
06-25-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 762
Posted By tyler_fred

Here's an old BF thread that depicts RHM's work. ...

Here's an old BF thread that depicts RHM's work.

https://www.bikeforums.net/framebuilders/1157944-head-tube-badge-creation.html
06-19-20, 10:36 AM
06-18-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By tyler_fred

That is a SWEET ride!!!

That is a SWEET ride!!!
05-30-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 16,077
Views: 1,668,566
Posted By tyler_fred

Twenty mile loop to Camp McCain training complex....

Twenty mile loop to Camp McCain training complex.

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05-22-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,458
Posted By tyler_fred

Does a liner disqualify? ...

Does a liner disqualify?

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Dura Ace Crane...
05-22-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,235
Posted By tyler_fred

To the OP, I regret that you feel offended and...

To the OP, I regret that you feel offended and have withdrawn your offer especially when there is so much genuine interest. Perhaps in time you will reconsider. Might you consider April 1st as a...
05-20-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,808
Posted By tyler_fred

mkeller234, I drew my decals in Inkscape and...

mkeller234,
I drew my decals in Inkscape and sent the files to a local sign company to print on 2 or 3mil vinyl.
05-19-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By tyler_fred

As far as the shifter goes, I would think that...

As far as the shifter goes, I would think that the width of the freewheel/cassette from smallest to largest cog would mandate how well it works. For instance, okay on 130mm spacing, better on 126mm...
05-18-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,808
Posted By tyler_fred

Fun build a few years back with a surplus frame..

Fun build a few years back with a surplus frame..
05-17-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 16,077
Views: 1,668,566
Posted By tyler_fred

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I dusted off the Torelli Super Strada this weekend....
05-16-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 235,034
Posted By tyler_fred

I recently posted this on ‘Where’d you ride...

I recently posted this on ‘Where’d you ride today’ but what the heck...

...
05-15-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 16,077
Views: 1,668,566
Posted By tyler_fred

mkeller234, Puhleeeze post this pic to the Late...

mkeller234, Puhleeeze post this pic to the Late 80s Schwinn thread. It's in dire need of a thread bump.
05-14-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 58,144
Views: 8,490,950
Posted By tyler_fred

That head tube angle is off the charts steep... ...

That head tube angle is off the charts steep...
like hors categorie steep!!
05-13-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,607
Posted By tyler_fred

Perchance Pogliaghi? Po-tay-to, Po-tah-to... ...

Perchance Pogliaghi?
Po-tay-to, Po-tah-to...
Pinarello, Pogliaghi...
05-09-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 16,077
Views: 1,668,566
Posted By tyler_fred

Twenty miles on the Schwinn Circuit today. ...

Twenty miles on the Schwinn Circuit today.
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...
05-04-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 356
Posted By tyler_fred

Bertoni! Bertoni! shouts the mob..

Bertoni! Bertoni! shouts the mob..
04-28-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,498
Posted By tyler_fred

For my herd... The road bikes are still steeds,...

For my herd...
The road bikes are still steeds,
the touring bike’s a mule,
and the motor’s always been a jackass...
04-20-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,714
Posted By tyler_fred

I voted No; but to be clear, if anyone wants to...

I voted No; but to be clear, if anyone wants to give me a 63cm Schwinn Tempo frameset or complete bike, I would make an exception.
03-31-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,243
Posted By tyler_fred

National Forest road ...

National Forest road

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03-31-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By tyler_fred

I gave my coworker, John, a 62cm Wheeler that...

I gave my coworker, John, a 62cm
Wheeler that was surplus to me. John was trying to ride an older 52cm Gitane. John was giddy, so I was happy too.
...
03-21-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,183
Posted By tyler_fred

Again, great job! I love the look of this bike.

Again, great job! I love the look of this bike.
03-21-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,386
Posted By tyler_fred

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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03-09-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,183
Posted By tyler_fred

I like the red toe straps, and I agree with the...

I like the red toe straps, and I agree with the rear derailleur needing black housing. I think you should slide the rear brake cable along the top tube back just a bit to give the cable loops the...
03-09-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,183
Posted By tyler_fred

solid classic look. can't go wrong here. I like...

solid classic look. can't go wrong here. I like it.
03-01-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,183
Posted By tyler_fred

Looking good!!

Looking good!!
02-22-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,183
Posted By tyler_fred

I know you plan to repaint blue, but Man! does...

I know you plan to repaint blue, but Man! does that black and aluminum, and the absence of decals look stunning together!!
02-17-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,406
Posted By tyler_fred

My BMI has been creeping upwards the past few...

My BMI has been creeping upwards the past few years. Unknowingly I attributed it to weight gain. Glad to know it's just old age height loss..

Now I can return those new, larger waist pants and go...
02-17-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,666
Posted By tyler_fred

Here ya go..

Here ya go..
02-13-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,292
Posted By tyler_fred

Absolute complementary perfection!

Absolute complementary perfection!
02-12-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 691
Posted By tyler_fred

Yikes! I was okay with losing closet space, but...

Yikes! I was okay with losing closet space, but you've got me worried over my bike storage space now..
Reminds me of the rich fella who came to town buying up all the real estate, which in turn...
02-11-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 235,034
Posted By tyler_fred

Thread bump! ...

Thread bump!
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My 1983 Super Sport SP again.
02-02-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,976
Posted By tyler_fred

I very seriously doubt Nashbar is high on...

I very seriously doubt Nashbar is high on anyone’s list as a top tier bike. Okay by me.

Made in Japan ca. 1986 from Tange 2, size 63cm.
...
01-25-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,556
Posted By tyler_fred

Bought the frameset for $90 from a gentleman in...

Bought the frameset for $90 from a gentleman in western New York state who had abandoned the project. Post# 48069.
...
01-14-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2,739
Views: 647,733
Posted By tyler_fred

Wow! That looks spectacular!

Wow! That looks spectacular!
Forum: Touring
01-08-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,356
Posted By tyler_fred

What a nice bike! Looks great! Love the look of...

What a nice bike! Looks great! Love the look of those fenders with the green paint.
01-08-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,151
Posted By tyler_fred

CoRide59 has surplus drive screws in a few...

CoRide59 has surplus drive screws in a few different sizes and was very generous to share. You should reach out to him.
01-01-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16,077
Views: 1,668,566
Posted By tyler_fred

I went into Chicago today during a holiday visit...

I went into Chicago today during a holiday visit to NW Indiana from Mississippi. Saw this bridge from the south shore train. Nice to make a connection to your posting.
12-28-19, 05:18 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 43,853
Posted By tyler_fred

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11-15-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By tyler_fred

For reference, here is a Rustines hood on a...

For reference, here is a Rustines hood on a Modolo lever.
...
10-19-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 2,383
Views: 756,579
Posted By tyler_fred

Hello All from North Mississippi. ...

Hello All from North Mississippi.

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