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06-26-22, 12:31 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 91,007
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Just picked this '85 Voyageur SP (my first...

Just picked this '85 Voyageur SP (my first Voyageur in a long line of Schwinns, and a SP, which I'd really hoped for) and am absolutely enamored with it! Bike is MINT, albeit dusty (doesn't show in...
06-24-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 30,577
Posted By cb400bill

We have merged the two Handsome XOXO threads.

We have merged the two Handsome XOXO threads.
06-16-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 763
Posted By Chombi1

Mehhh!,.... that's pie in the sky valuation by...

Mehhh!,.... that's pie in the sky valuation by the shop that lost it.
Even a bikes ridden to a TDF wins will have a hard time getting valued at $100K.
Makes one wonder if there could be any...
05-31-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 467
Posted By 75lechamp

That is a really great question. Here is what...

That is a really great question. Here is what worked for me:

1. Take off the clamp bands
2. Put the hoods in warm water and a soapy solution. Soap up the lever body.
3. Unscrew the gray plastic...
05-30-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,336
Posted By polymorphself

I've got it pulled and its 121.5. Looking at VO...

I've got it pulled and its 121.5. Looking at VO bottom brackets, not sure whether 124 or 127 will do the trick.
05-29-22, 09:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 979
Posted By steelbikeguy

it's not exactly an example of commuting, but...

it's not exactly an example of commuting, but perhaps more like utility riding...
I've been scanning some of my dad's old photos & slides, and some are from the mid 50's when he was serving in the...
05-27-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,490
Posted By tyrion

Just received my Cardiff saddle. Leather is a...

Just received my Cardiff saddle. Leather is a hair thicker than my B17 and it seems stiffer than I remember a new B17 being.

Mounting rails are longer and tension adjustment uses regular tools.
05-27-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 505
Posted By cooperryder

I also look forward to seeing your 1000 built up....

I also look forward to seeing your 1000 built up.

If you need the bars up taller I found this combo to work well for me.

Sunlite North Road bars...
05-26-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,254
Posted By Larry650

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And this is the backup for my backup, for my daily rider. It is a couple...
05-26-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,254
Posted By Larry650

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And this is the backup bike to my daily rider. It likely will get a...
05-26-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,254
Posted By Larry650

Is It a Mortal Sin to Ditch Drop Bars for Upright Bars?

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This is my comfy daily rider. Everything on it is experimental and likely...
05-25-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,254
Posted By easyupbug

This is the only one I have gotten new photo of,...

This is the only one I have gotten new photo of, sorry only update I have. Saddle is unusual, Zimbale, bought in Australia and find it serves well even in the more upright position....
05-25-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 450,211
Posted By BFisher

Thanks, Andy. The wheels are a Weinmann LP18...

Thanks, Andy.

The wheels are a Weinmann LP18 rim, Origin8 sealed bearing hub set I picked up from Velomine a while back. They're a surprisingly good value, not all that heavy for their price...
05-25-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 890
Posted By Kilroy1988

Your story makes me 100% satisfied with the fact...

Your story makes me 100% satisfied with the fact that I did not get to it in time. I one day hope to recover a 1950 Carlton I sold due to financial constraints a few years ago, maybe I'll be as...
05-25-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 890
Posted By cinelliguy

I am the buyer. Here is the crazy backstory on...

I am the buyer. Here is the crazy backstory on this purchase.

In 1978 two frames, this one #7574 and #7589 were ordered from Jack Taylor Cycles by a gentleman from the local San Francisco Bay...
05-24-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,854
Posted By mrmw

Here (Greenville SC), around and preparing for...

Here (Greenville SC), around and preparing for the eighth decade birthday ride. The '82 Super Sport ST with Command Shifters and custom spaced 7 speed Shuntour setup is my daily rider. Probably will...
05-23-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 188
Posted By 52telecaster

Camping with my sister... Bikes

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05-20-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 5,011
Posted By Kilroy1988

I'm not sure why smd4 is giving beng1 such a hard...

I'm not sure why smd4 is giving beng1 such a hard time here except for the fact that the latter obviously has some unusual tastes - which is totally fine by me - but there's certainly no reason not...
05-18-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By Gary12000

Tommasini Super Prestige

Price Drop for the bike as stated below to $1,000.
Price Drop for the frame and fork only to $675 which includes the headseat.
Tommasini Super Prestige So to make room for the frames and bikes i...
05-17-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 748
Posted By SurferRosa

That's what Tommy Lee said! :D

That's what Tommy Lee said! :D
05-16-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 838
Posted By 52telecaster

Custom stainless tubing that came with the bike.

Custom stainless tubing that came with the bike.
05-15-22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 5,011
Posted By dddd

Did somebody say Varsity? The older ones have I...

Did somebody say Varsity? The older ones have I believe a 69-degree seat tube angle, so reversing the clamp is a no-brainer.
...
05-11-22, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By banana jam

Thanks Andy for including that chart. My frame...

Thanks Andy for including that chart. My frame measures more closely to the "60" in the chart I linked. There were a lot of models/changes/charts for those bikes. I'm not sure of the exact year of...
05-08-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 906
Posted By The Golden Boy

The Golden Boy's 1985 Trek Re-Rebuild!!!

Ladies and gentlemen; I think this is the second major rebuild of this bike since I got it around 10 years ago. This is the bike I've put the most miles on, the bike my wife jokingly refers to as...
05-05-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 423
Posted By DanseMacabre

French Motobecane Cyclotouriste M.T.H.C pre-1958

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French Motobecane Cyclotouriste M.T.H.C pre-1958...
05-04-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By swampyankee2

Talking strictly about the bare frame weights...

Talking strictly about the bare frame weights which were noted - converted to Imperial units: GP - 5#13.4 oz.; SGP - 5# 15-1/2 oz.; SC - 5# 9-1/2oz., so a 6-1/2 oz. difference between the heaviest...
05-03-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,091
Posted By Biker395

I wish I had seen this earlier. I had acute...

I wish I had seen this earlier. I had acute prostatitis a little over 2 years ago that developed into chronic bacterial prostatitis. MOST forms of prostatitis are thought to be non-bacterial and...
05-02-22, 10:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,327
Posted By zandoval

Took your advice and lowered my seat post just...

Took your advice and lowered my seat post just 5mm. That did it!

Such a small increment has made such a big change. My seat is back to level again. Thanks...
05-01-22, 05:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,190
Posted By horatio

My definition has changed, thanks to increased...

My definition has changed, thanks to increased traffic on nearby country roads that were once essentially safe. I’m now riding in my adjacent neighborhood. I could care less about speed and distance...
04-30-22, 10:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 916
Posted By rccardr

What someone (perhaps the OP) needs to do is send...

What someone (perhaps the OP) needs to do is send this to Gugie in Portland and have him do a 650b conversion.
Awesome frames, punch way above their weight class.
04-30-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5,209
Views: 3,668,906
Posted By Monkey Face

Velo Orange Pass Hunter. I just bought a Giant...

Velo Orange Pass Hunter. I just bought a Giant Revolt, but I've no pictures yet.

...
04-27-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,301
Views: 366,580
Posted By poprad

Not sure if I'd ever posted this bike that I...

Not sure if I'd ever posted this bike that I acquired basically NOS back in 2017. My first really "nice" bike was an R4000 with the chromo rootbeer color, but that one went west a long time ago. I...
04-26-22, 02:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 994
Posted By 52telecaster

I think it's going to stay with 650b.

I think it's going to stay with 650b.
04-25-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 91,007
Posted By polymorphself

Some pics from a nice longer (42 miles) afternoon...

Some pics from a nice longer (42 miles) afternoon in the saddle.
...
04-25-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 994
Posted By 52telecaster

The tricks I learn from this forum.

Headlight mount!
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04-23-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 631
Posted By polymorphself

Ive got an 86 myself and feel the same way but...

Ive got an 86 myself and feel the same way but the opposite haha.
04-21-22, 08:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,795
Posted By 52telecaster

Badass!

Badass!
04-21-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,795
Posted By nlerner

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04-21-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 631
Posted By 52telecaster

Looks a lot like the 86 I had which was a...

Looks a lot like the 86 I had which was a wonderful bicycle.
04-21-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,359
Posted By davester

Touroica II ready to launch!

The terrific trio of myself, my longtime bike buddy Thor, and SquireBlack are busily prepping our bikes for a reenactment of last year's Touroica tour down the coast to Cambria. We will be meeting...
04-20-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,375
Posted By SurferRosa

Just take an automobile tire atop a hill and let...

Just take an automobile tire atop a hill and let It go. It'll roll, gain speed and keep going. Now try that with a brand new folded 23mm bicycle tire. It might flop over once and then stop.

See, a...
04-19-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,096
Posted By cudak888

Just want to remind everyone in case you missed...

Just want to remind everyone in case you missed my post on the first of April in the Sales subforum...
04-18-22, 03:18 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,096
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Fork looks bent

Fork looks bent
04-18-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By rccardr

Check out late 80's Schwinn Voyageurs. They come...

Check out late 80's Schwinn Voyageurs. They come with 27" wheels, so conversion to 650B gives you room for 44's, easy. Semi-vertical rear dropouts.
Gugie did this conversion for me about five...
04-13-22, 05:20 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,297
Posted By ehcoplex

There's a rough spot where the tab was JB'd &...

There's a rough spot where the tab was JB'd & superglued on which seems to provide enough purchase to keep the band from slipping. I'll see if that holds up for now, but I suspect it may rub off...
04-12-22, 07:53 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 40,635
Posted By due ruote

Canít remember whether I have posted this one....

Canít remember whether I have posted this one. Itís no longer in the stable, but definitely green.
...
04-12-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By Dylansbob

One man's "cosmetically challenged" is another's...

One man's "cosmetically challenged" is another's "low profile" daily rider.

If I weren't already swimming in bikes, this is the kind of thing I'd be all over. Build it funky and just keep...
04-11-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2,407
Views: 570,473
Posted By 75lechamp

Trek 950

Finished up today by installing the wheel set I built over the weekend. I thought the "bleu" Mavic SSCs would look good on this one....

...
04-09-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,190
Posted By 50PlusCycling

The rides are just as long, just not as fast. But...

The rides are just as long, just not as fast. But I feel just as good on a bike now as when I was a kid.
04-09-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,190
Posted By gthomson

I have to agree with most of the above and the OP...

I have to agree with most of the above and the OP that any ride is a good ride. I'm a bit younger and still work full time so weekday rides have to be short before or after work, then go for a longer...
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