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05-19-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 28,073
Posted By OTS

My Townie.urban rider. Inspired by 52telecaster...

My Townie.urban rider.
Inspired by 52telecaster and his hybrid gearing, I built up this Raleigh International frame as such.
Early on, years ago, I searched for about 18 months before I found a...
05-17-22, 03:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By OTS

I've owned a rebranded Cannondale from LLBean. ...

I've owned a rebranded Cannondale from LLBean.
It would be interesting to know if this is a rebranded one as well.
05-17-22, 02:39 AM
Replies: 26,113
Views: 3,634,270
Posted By OTS

Vintage Raleigh Superbe 3-speed Bikes - $750...

Vintage Raleigh Superbe 3-speed Bikes - $750 (Danville, Illinois) https://chambana.craigslist.org/bik/d/danville-vintage-raleigh-superbe-speed/7484351744.html
...
05-12-22, 03:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 656
Posted By OTS

ATF (Automatic Transmission Fluid) and Acetone in...

ATF (Automatic Transmission Fluid) and Acetone in a 50/50 mix works well if you don't have Kroil.
Easy to make, & works well ( I used it on a stem)
05-11-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By OTS

Thanks those sound good and I will check them out.

Thanks those sound good and I will check them out.
05-11-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By OTS

Thanks for this. I kinda figured but......

Thanks for this.
I kinda figured but......
05-11-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By OTS

Will 28's fit a Schwinn 564?

I don't have any 28's in my stash. I am wondering if any of you have any experience running 28's on a Schwinn 564.
Any luck with a tire wider than 28?
Just wondering before I order some and need to...
05-09-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 780
Posted By OTS

Well thought out, purposeful build, a lot to love...

Well thought out, purposeful build, a lot to love there.
Glad to see"Best Friend Bike" back and on the road again.
Congrats, now get out and enjoy it !
05-07-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 677
Posted By OTS

Ah Schlitz, "The beer that made Milwaukee famous"...

Ah Schlitz, "The beer that made Milwaukee famous"

"When you're out of Schlitz, you're out of beer."
04-27-22, 02:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By OTS

Both valid posts above, agree with Doug & agree...

Both valid posts above, agree with Doug & agree with 52, a shorter reach if your using a Technomic will change the “LOOK” and I have done that in builds.
Very personal choice of course..
I prefer...
04-25-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,061
Posted By OTS

Spline triple butted Shimano XT There is a...

Spline triple butted
Shimano XT
There is a lot of 80's & Miyata goodness there to love.
Nothing shabby about that bike.
04-20-22, 02:29 AM
Replies: 14,679
Views: 3,516,998
Posted By OTS

@ Sactown_Albert...

@ Sactown_Albert (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/sactown_albert-527096.html)
Miyata 912
Very nice score.
Congrats on the pickup
04-13-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 667
Posted By OTS

I think Panasonic was responsible for some of the...

I think Panasonic was responsible for some of the higher quality late 80's Schwinn bicycles like Prologue and Peloton that get good reviews.
Made in Japan bikes from this era are typically quality...
04-07-22, 06:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 930
Posted By OTS

Gregory, Very nice indeed. Well done sir.

Gregory,
Very nice indeed.
Well done sir.
04-05-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By OTS

PM sent

PM sent
04-01-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By OTS

All of 7 minutes. What took so long! :lol: ...

All of 7 minutes.
What took so long!
:lol:
Congrats to both of you!
03-25-22, 04:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 909
Posted By OTS

Hahahahahahaha Good one ! :roflmao:

Hahahahahahaha
Good one ! :roflmao:
03-20-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By OTS

Let me be the first. Congrats. You did a...

Let me be the first.
Congrats.
You did a first rate job and it's a beauty.
I now first hand how difficult it can be to source parts from that time period and it can become a real rabbit hole for...
03-10-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By OTS

Sorry Brad, Didn't see yours until I refreshed.

Sorry Brad,
Didn't see yours until I refreshed.
03-10-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By OTS

PM sent

PM sent
03-03-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,261
Posted By OTS

Ben congrats to you and Jade, Great news for...

Ben congrats to you and Jade,
Great news for sure and a celebratory bike as well.
03-02-22, 04:46 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 12,584
Posted By OTS

This is my recently completed 1951-52 Sun Manxman...

This is my recently completed 1951-52 Sun Manxman

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x600/tn_img_3006_57cdec2f3136a6ad018ab83c54e4307c5f810713.jpg...
02-26-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5,070
Views: 562,681
Posted By OTS

Just finished this build a 1951-52 Sun Manxman...

Just finished this build a 1951-52 Sun Manxman frame /fork to a road bike.
A temporary stop while I figure out fenders and a suitable saddle bag.
...
02-26-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By OTS

I hadn't heard of Strata pedals and didn't know...

I hadn't heard of Strata pedals and didn't know they existed until I saw them for sale.
I had heard of Stratalite bars like these (https://www.ebay.com/itm/175062158372)
02-26-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By OTS

Rims are Velocity Synergy

Rims are Velocity Synergy
02-26-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By OTS

Thanks, chainring is 48T. This one is a rider and...

Thanks, chainring is 48T. This one is a rider and a keeper. As far a s the shifter boss is concerned, I had read some not so great accounts about the Benelux, and of course decided to go Campy Gran...
02-25-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By OTS

Gregory, thank you and thanks for the kind offer....

Gregory, thank you and thanks for the kind offer.
PM sent.
02-25-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By OTS

1951-52 Sun Manxman road bike

This my 1951-52 Sun Manxman. This frame/fork is no stranger to the forums. It was first offered for sale by redcaymatt in October of 2015. I inquired about it then, and it was eventually purchased by...
02-21-22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By OTS

eom email sent, I'll take it. Rick

eom
email sent, I'll take it.
Rick
02-16-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,959
Posted By OTS

My sympathies to you and your family as well.

My sympathies to you and your family as well.
02-11-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 471
Posted By OTS

Welcome aboard. This is a great place to hang...

Welcome aboard.
This is a great place to hang out.
This thread highlights some deals.
Good stuff here that gets updated all the time.
eBay / CraigsList finds - "Are you looking for one of...
02-07-22, 05:11 AM
Replies: 1,499
Views: 533,419
Posted By OTS

Pic Assist t351937 ...

Pic Assist t351937

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02-06-22, 05:55 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,959
Posted By OTS

PM sent I'm in unless the weather doesn't...

PM sent
I'm in unless the weather doesn't cooperate.
Looking forward to it.
02-02-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 727
Posted By OTS

You are correct, technically I stand corrected. ...

You are correct, technically I stand corrected.
mea culpa
02-02-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 727
Posted By OTS

I like that mixte.:thumb: Very practical...

I like that mixte.:thumb:

Very practical build.
01-31-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5,070
Views: 562,681
Posted By OTS

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-25-22, 04:39 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 158,022
Posted By OTS

Bumping a "Classic & Vintage" thread with great...

Bumping a "Classic & Vintage" thread with great content.
01-22-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By OTS

randyjawa thank you malcala622 thank you and...

randyjawa thank you

malcala622 thank you and pm sent.

Much appreciated fellas.
Rick
01-22-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By OTS

ISO/WTB brake step ferrule

I am in need of just one brake lever step ferrule. Thanks in advance for any help.
Rick

...
01-18-22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By OTS

Thanks for the link. Me likey.

Thanks for the link.
Me likey.
01-12-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,491
Posted By OTS

gugie thanks for the assist. somehow I missed...

gugie thanks for the assist.
somehow I missed the original post#5......duh
I am going to try it.
01-11-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,491
Posted By OTS

gugie Have any tips and tricks to share?

gugie Have any tips and tricks to share?
01-10-22, 04:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 866
Posted By OTS

This should be a fun project FOR SURE. I would...

This should be a fun project FOR SURE.
I would be all over this in a heart beat.
12-30-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 887
Posted By OTS

I agree that good touch up is really difficult. ...

I agree that good touch up is really difficult.
It is not only finding a good color match, it's good prep and then meticulous application of said paint.
Way above my pay grade.
My hat is off to...
12-25-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 810
Posted By OTS

PM sent on kick stands

PM sent on kick stands
12-25-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,710
Posted By OTS

Started out as a rider, daily work commute of...

Started out as a rider, daily work commute of less than 10 miles round trip.
Took some local community college adult learning classes on wrenching and built up a single speed that is still a...
12-21-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 732
Posted By OTS

Unless you were or are planning to strip paint...

Unless you were or are planning to strip paint from the bike with hand sanding in an enclosed space,
I'm not sure that handling the bike with leaded or unleaded paint will make much difference.
12-15-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14,679
Views: 3,516,998
Posted By OTS

uncleivan you might find this post interesting. ...

uncleivan you might find this post interesting.
Frank the Welder was an often contributor to this site.
You can check out this link.
Frank The Welder-Legendary MTB Framebuilder...
12-12-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 728
Posted By OTS

Schwinn CrissCross Hybrid for this winter. ...

Schwinn CrissCross Hybrid for this winter.
Fendered, Dynamo, and Moose Mitts.
Moose Mitts are a must as I suffer from Raynaud's phenomenon or syndrome.
Suntour components seem to be up to the task...
12-11-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 706
Posted By OTS

Lots of "tasty bits here" Wow ! Good...

Lots of "tasty bits here"
Wow !
Good work
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