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04-30-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 209,132
Posted By Glennfordx4

PM Sent on Hoods Glenn

PM Sent on Hoods

Glenn
03-16-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,038
Posted By Glennfordx4

I had just got a call that I wasn't expecting, a...

I had just got a call that I wasn't expecting, a guy I meet a few times while working at the bike shop wanted to know if I would work for him, he owns a Bike Rental place in the same town, offered me...
03-11-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,296
Posted By Glennfordx4

Not all of us, paid $10 for a clean Suburban that...

Not all of us, paid $10 for a clean Suburban that I then left outside for almost 2yrs before I showed it some love, did a full restomod with 700 wheels wearing 38's and used as much Schwinn Approved...
02-27-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 577
Posted By Glennfordx4

If the screws are rusty use a dremel cut them in...

If the screws are rusty use a dremel cut them in the center then throw them in some Evaporust for a few days and with some vice grips or pliers they should come out. I have saved some of the nastiest...
02-24-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8,370
Views: 2,698,817
Posted By Glennfordx4

If they had Bikes like this when I was a kid I'd...

If they had Bikes like this when I was a kid I'd be Dead By Now lol. I loved to jump for Distance and destroyed no less than 50-60 Cheap bikes doing so. Living poor in a Flat Sandy place on the east...
02-16-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 21,548
Posted By Glennfordx4

I'm still pissed at that lol, I put some really...

I'm still pissed at that lol, I put some really good NOS parts in that box that no one had a chance to use.
01-08-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,293
Posted By Glennfordx4

I have two low end bikes in my stable & both are...

I have two low end bikes in my stable & both are Schwinns, first is a Wally World beach cruiser that was such a pos I decided to have some fun with it. I built it with a bunch of random parts I had...
11-19-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 14,956
Views: 3,648,867
Posted By Glennfordx4

So the other day a friend stopped by and said I...

So the other day a friend stopped by and said I have something here you may like. He told me he found a Cruiser he wanted on our local Swip Swap and when he got there and said he would buy it the...
11-17-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5,659
Views: 633,285
Posted By Glennfordx4

I have been trying to get my shop cleaned up a...

I have been trying to get my shop cleaned up a bit and have a bunch of bikes that have been striped and taking up room for way to long so I started putting them back together and getting them ready...
11-08-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,729
Posted By Glennfordx4

I use one of these with a drum sander myself, I...

I use one of these with a drum sander myself, I do want to pick up a flap wheel sander to try.
10-28-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5,659
Views: 633,285
Posted By Glennfordx4

Scrap Bin Schwinn Suburban

I picked up a 75 Schwinn Suburban last yr from my junk guy for $5, let it sit outside for a yr due to space and time to work on it. I did a total resto-mod to it.
I kinda knew what I was going to do...
04-23-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,226
Posted By Glennfordx4

I had a pair of Panaracer ( don't remember the...

I had a pair of Panaracer ( don't remember the model) 700x25's that I put on my Centurion Elite that dry rotted within 2 yrs of buying them, bike was kept indoors & tires were always kept aired up....
02-18-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,082
Posted By Glennfordx4

I sold 35+ Bikes this past yr, the most since I...

I sold 35+ Bikes this past yr, the most since I started flipping in 08. I don't know how anybody can make money doing this paying retail for parts, tires alone would break the bank on most builds let...
12-19-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,498
Posted By Glennfordx4

Since I was a young kid I have always been...

Since I was a young kid I have always been mechanically inclined and took things apart to see how they worked ( Mom called it destructive lol) and by the time I was 11 I was taking apart and fixing...
12-17-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By Glennfordx4

Only if it's ridden in hilly areas' on flat land...

Only if it's ridden in hilly areas' on flat land they last forever. I have worked on tons of 333 hubs and have 3 nos coaster models in my bins. The one thing I like about the Shimano 3 speeds is the...
12-15-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,974
Posted By Glennfordx4

I was born in 68 so I missed out on the Kool...

I was born in 68 so I missed out on the Kool bikes but by 1973 ( the yr my dad died ) I wanted a stingray and got a Huffy which was stolen within the first two weeks out of our yard, they threw it...
12-13-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,496
Posted By Glennfordx4

Working with limited room a few yrs ago I built a...

Working with limited room a few yrs ago I built a new bench and redid my Parker vice and mounted it to the corner. I built the bench so it would never move no matter how much force I put on the vice....
10-01-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,688
Posted By Glennfordx4

Here at home I use the air compressor for all my...

Here at home I use the air compressor for all my bikes but I do have a few pumps that get used from time to time. One is a cheap Bell that worked really good till the hose split, but the other is a...
09-26-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14,956
Views: 3,648,867
Posted By Glennfordx4

That's a great haul, some great parts in that...

That's a great haul, some great parts in that box. Bar cons, Sling shot stem & bars plus all the other goodies worth a lot more then $10.

Glenn
09-24-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 854
Views: 208,382
Posted By Glennfordx4

They got to be original, as I picked up the exact...

They got to be original, as I picked up the exact bike ( not as nice as yours though ) and it has the same wheels and hubs, one of the rims have been relaced at one point. Also the Front Tire is a...
09-21-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,910
Posted By Glennfordx4

First I want to say how sorry I feel for you,...

First I want to say how sorry I feel for you, having just picking up the exact same bike in the exact same color a few months ago it is a nice bike. I work as a bike mechanic part time at a shop and...
09-20-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,790
Posted By Glennfordx4

I run a custom B17 on my Schwinn Klunker, ...

I run a custom B17 on my Schwinn Klunker,

Glenn

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09-20-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,824
Posted By Glennfordx4

As a kid our bikes were our trucks and we hauled...

As a kid our bikes were our trucks and we hauled everything from lawn mowers to lumber for forts on them. The only thing I've carried as a adult is fishing gear and RC Boats to a few local ponds.
...
07-20-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5,406
Views: 570,668
Posted By Glennfordx4

First, the RD was not indexing nor is the...

First, the RD was not indexing nor is the shifter, just about any old RD with a claw hanger will work for your needs like the Schwinn approved one you removed. If you can't find one local I am sure I...
07-13-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14,956
Views: 3,648,867
Posted By Glennfordx4

That is Kool, Lots of work there but it looks...

That is Kool, Lots of work there but it looks pretty complete. Pretty sure it was built by Murray, I would have loved to find it myself, I have a Murray Eliminator 3spd project I will get back to one...
Replies: 23
Views: 1,513
Posted By Glennfordx4

I bought my PDG 70 for $30 at a auction, Full XT...

I bought my PDG 70 for $30 at a auction, Full XT in good condition, I thought I stole it, These are great bikes and I would buy every one at the price you paid.

Glenn
05-29-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,434
Posted By Glennfordx4

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1200/misc_phone_pics_shop_daves_bike_007_08fdaf5e142a15a80bcdec4f186df1305cf4456c.jpg...
05-19-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,996
Posted By Glennfordx4

I have a nice 4hp B&S engine that I would mount...

I have a nice 4hp B&S engine that I would mount on it if it were mine lol.

Glenn
05-04-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,856
Posted By Glennfordx4

That sounds like a great place to work, I have...

That sounds like a great place to work, I have the same deal, I work at the shop when I can ( I'm disabled ) and when needed, I get my parts either free or for cost. I don't get paid money I get paid...
05-01-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,771
Posted By Glennfordx4

I have a good sized collection of Penn reels...

I have a good sized collection of Penn reels myself, my first new reel was a 710z and that started it for me, had most sizes in the Z series but sold the rare 706z Bailess with a power handle when I...
04-29-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,616
Posted By Glennfordx4

Back in the day you could get cruiser frames in...

Back in the day you could get cruiser frames in different sizes but anymore it's one size fits all. Out of the hundreds of bikes that have passed through my hands over the years the one bike I should...
04-25-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 951
Posted By Glennfordx4

Before I got a second chain whip I would just use...

Before I got a second chain whip I would just use a old chain wrapped around the big cog and clamp the chain in my vice and use the whip to undo the small cog.

Glenn
04-09-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5,659
Views: 633,285
Posted By Glennfordx4

I picked up a Motobecane Mixte at a Habitat Re...

I picked up a Motobecane Mixte at a Habitat Re Store for a flip, turns out it is in a lot worse shape then I thought. Paint is trashed and it had plenty of rust & scratches which I knew, but it had...
11-10-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,949
Posted By Glennfordx4

I was just given a nice 95 Kona Cinder Cone...

I was just given a nice 95 Kona Cinder Cone because it had a stuck seat post, Air Hammer didn't work, 10lb slide hammer didn't work, Sawzall with a long blade worked great lol.

Glenn
11-30-13, 09:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,744
Posted By Glennfordx4

Bolt pattern should be 110BCD so rings are easy...

Bolt pattern should be 110BCD so rings are easy to find, I have a few of these & think they are a damn fine looking crankset when polished up. I used one on my Jetter road project with 8spd STI's and...
03-22-13, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3,149
Views: 358,458
Posted By Glennfordx4

Good for you, I just don't get returning a pet...

Good for you, I just don't get returning a pet either, all though I was close to returning my dog to the pound after a few days of having her she was so bad, but I didn't. Now 4 years later I am...
02-29-12, 08:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,501
Posted By Glennfordx4

I have a set of Suntour Freewheel hubs in 130...

I have a set of Suntour Freewheel hubs in 130 with bolt on axles that were designed for early 7 speed MTB's, so I am sure someone else had them. There were/are also a lot of cheap bikes built for 7...
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