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09-27-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By tkamd73

Mine was a bit worse off when I found it, only a...

Mine was a bit worse off when I found it, only a frame with a newer fork due to a crash. Great riding bike after the rebuild, which turned out to be a bit of a resto-mod, with the correct brakes and...
09-27-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 213
Posted By tkamd73

Of the 4 bikes I’ve restored starting with the...

Of the 4 bikes I’ve restored starting with the frame only, spent a bit more, but that included new paint and decals, professionally done. On the restorations where I had a whole bike, and could get...
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By tkamd73

Ah, that’s not really low end, made in Italy...

Ah, that’s not really low end, made in Italy decal on the down tube, NR derailleurs, Modolo Equipe brakes, pantograph stem. I’d say more in the middle of the line-up. Those missing Anatomic brake...
09-23-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By tkamd73

On my Trek TX900, Benottos, 3 layers, started...

On my Trek TX900, Benottos, 3 layers, started with a medium blue, then silver, then light blue. No need for padding underneath.
Tim
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09-22-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By tkamd73

I feel your pain, had the same issue installing...

I feel your pain, had the same issue installing 7401 levers on my 91 Paramount. Unlike the 7402 levers, the 7401s have no return spring, if you don’t use these ferrules it won’t work right. Had I...
09-22-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 378
Posted By tkamd73

Given your budget, do you already have the indoor...

Given your budget, do you already have the indoor trainer, or do you need that too?
Tim
09-21-21, 11:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,272
Posted By tkamd73

Bar tape, boxes full, looking for the right color...

Bar tape, boxes full, looking for the right color or texture, finally settled on Charge U Bend tape, for my newer builds, then they stopped making it. Still looking for itís replacement. Deda...
09-21-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 36,683
Posted By tkamd73

No, but my 91 PDG OS Paramount frame has one. ...

No, but my 91 PDG OS Paramount frame has one.
Tim
09-19-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 36,683
Posted By tkamd73

Well you didn’t look very hard, but even that,...

Well you didn’t look very hard, but even that, and the Waterford site, prove that your statement that “ All 1991-1992 Schwinn Paramount PDG Series 2, 3, 5, 7, were made in Japan by Panasonic” to be...
09-18-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 36,683
Posted By tkamd73

If you do, post your source, the Waterford site...

If you do, post your source, the Waterford site states, that they were built in various Asian factories. Back up your statement that all were built by Panasonic in Japan. Pretty easy to find images...
09-18-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 566
Posted By tkamd73

Nope, bike looks great as it is! Nice bike! If it...

Nope, bike looks great as it is! Nice bike! If it were mine, I might consider some matching blue bar tape though.
Tim
09-17-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 36,683
Posted By tkamd73

Show us your source for that info please, from...

Show us your source for that info please, from everything Iíve read, Scooperís info is correct.
Tim
09-15-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,738
Posted By tkamd73

Passed a guy on my ride yesterday fixing a flat,...

Passed a guy on my ride yesterday fixing a flat, very wooded part of the MUP, he was gonna be awhile, most of his time was being spent swatting mosquitoes. Me, I would have carried the bike the half...
09-14-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,116
Posted By tkamd73

Adidas Gazelles Tim

Adidas Gazelles
Tim
09-13-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,214
Posted By tkamd73

If you actually ride the bike, tan sidewalls look...

If you actually ride the bike, tan sidewalls look like crap pretty quick, prefer not to clean after every ride. On a show bike ridden seldom, or a wall hanger, tan sidewalls look great.
Tim
09-12-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By tkamd73

Most prefer that both wheels match on a bike, you...

Most prefer that both wheels match on a bike, you just need to find the guy that has a matching front. Good Luck!
Tim
09-11-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,636
Posted By tkamd73

Stretch before, aspirin and a beer after. Tim

Stretch before, aspirin and a beer after.
Tim
09-11-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 976
Posted By tkamd73

As stated, loosen the cable, and set up brakes...

As stated, loosen the cable, and set up brakes properly.
Tim
09-11-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 829
Posted By tkamd73

That is a CV pedal, fits perfect here, thanks for...

That is a CV pedal, fits perfect here, thanks for posting.
Tim
09-10-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,858
Posted By tkamd73

When I remember to use it, and don’t forget my...

When I remember to use it, and don’t forget my phone, I like fitmeter bike basic.
Tim
09-10-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,705
Posted By tkamd73

Still pretty happy about what I was taught as a...

Still pretty happy about what I was taught as a kid, growing up In Wisconsin. Most of it still applies.
Tim
09-10-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By tkamd73

That’s the beauty of an IGH hub, never give it a...

That’s the beauty of an IGH hub, never give it a 2nd thought, just ride it. Worked with my Schwinn growing up, works with my Schwinn now.
Tim
Replies: 22
Views: 633
Posted By tkamd73

Nice bike, it will fit well in your collection. ...

Nice bike, it will fit well in your collection.
Semper fi, Tim
09-08-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,671
Posted By tkamd73

I used to have one of those, stripped it, now...

I used to have one of those, stripped it, now just a frame.
Tim
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09-08-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 873
Posted By tkamd73

That bike could be the poster child for CV,...

That bike could be the poster child for CV, thanks for sharing!
Tim
09-08-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 873
Posted By tkamd73

No answer to your question, but really nice bike!...

No answer to your question, but really nice bike!
Tim
09-08-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By tkamd73

Yeah it did, before the warm-up lap. Tim

Yeah it did, before the warm-up lap.
Tim
09-07-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 5,559
Posted By tkamd73

3 guesses, hmm, assuming riding outdoors: -Your...

3 guesses, hmm, assuming riding outdoors:
-Your own private reserve?
-your local velodrome?
-Sonoma Raceway?

Here in Wisconsin, they open Road America, in Elkhart Lake, to cyclists on Mon and...
09-07-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 5,559
Posted By tkamd73

I love Calvinball! Tim

I love Calvinball!
Tim
09-07-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 5,559
Posted By tkamd73

Your both at fault, partly for just being there....

Your both at fault, partly for just being there. His fault for making a U- turn with out looking, and yours for not voicing “on your left” as you approached, which might have prevented his move, and...
09-05-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,702
Posted By tkamd73

Yeah me too, most if not all bikes, look way...

Yeah me too, most if not all bikes, look way cooler without the rider.
Tim
09-05-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,702
Posted By tkamd73

11 Referring to the bike, not the rider. ...

11

Referring to the bike, not the rider.
Tim
09-05-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 623
Posted By tkamd73

Nah, not just you, I do it all the time, but I...

Nah, not just you, I do it all the time, but I have what’s call CRS, or half-hiemers.
Tim
09-05-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,702
Posted By tkamd73

Top tier group sets look way cooler on the bike. ...

Top tier group sets look way cooler on the bike.
Tim
09-05-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 728
Posted By tkamd73

Yes! Tim

Yes!
Tim
09-03-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,555
Posted By tkamd73

Nope, summer or fall vacation kayak, winter or...

Nope, summer or fall vacation kayak, winter or spring vacation ski.
Tim
09-03-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 654
Posted By tkamd73

Do people need a forum to make basic life...

Do people need a forum to make basic life decisions now?
Tim
09-02-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,287
Posted By tkamd73

I’ll bet our roads are way worse then your...

I’ll bet our roads are way worse then your sidewalks!
Tim
09-02-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 812
Posted By tkamd73

Loctite silver anti-seize Tim

Loctite silver anti-seize
Tim
09-01-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,113
Posted By tkamd73

A 70s Caddy is no comparison to a GT40 on public...

A 70s Caddy is no comparison to a GT40 on public roads, if you live out in the country, or to put another way, rural areas.
Tim
08-30-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,113
Posted By tkamd73

Into bicycling originally, till driver’s license,...

Into bicycling originally, till driver’s license, then sports cars, now more into cycling. Still have a couple sports cars, need something a little more complex to wrench on then bikes, which really...
08-28-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By tkamd73

Very nice sketch, painting or photo, whichever it...

Very nice sketch, painting or photo, whichever it is, love to have the real bike, if it was my size.
Tim
08-25-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 681
Posted By tkamd73

Tan walls are like white bar tape, only look good...

Tan walls are like white bar tape, only look good until used a few times. Great for wall hangers though.
Tim
08-22-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,914
Posted By tkamd73

9, and I use them all. Tim

9, and I use them all.
Tim
08-22-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,914
Posted By tkamd73

beautiful display, Thanks for posting! Tim

beautiful display, Thanks for posting!
Tim
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By tkamd73

That Waterford built PDG Paramount, the...

That Waterford built PDG Paramount, the non-unicorn fork and lack of internal cable routing, determine not Asian built, is easily worth the asking price even if it is just the frame, rest of the bike...
Replies: 15
Views: 553
Posted By tkamd73

Wow, it’s local for you, nice bike, but that...

Wow, it’s local for you, nice bike, but that Varsity is in way better shape!
Tim
Replies: 15
Views: 553
Posted By tkamd73

If it’s something you want, where you gonna find...

If it’s something you want, where you gonna find another in that condition. Brings back memories of rows of those things on the local Schwinn dealer floor. Love the lemon yellow.
Tim
08-19-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By tkamd73

Use GRIOT’S speed shine on my cars, works quite...

Use GRIOT’S speed shine on my cars, works quite well on bikes too. Don’t know what a car foam cannon is, but occasionally a bike will warrant washing with car wash and a sponge. Do use a Stihl blower...
08-18-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 560
Posted By tkamd73

Pretty bike! The magenta and honey brown work...

Pretty bike! The magenta and honey brown work well together.
Tim
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