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09-17-22, 10:50 PM
Replies: 79
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Posted By repechage

Built For SPEED. look at the bulk of those...

Built For SPEED.
look at the bulk of those chain stays.
09-17-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,057
Posted By gkamieneski

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09-16-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,057
Posted By smd4

What it lacks in weight, it makes up for with...

What it lacks in weight, it makes up for with style. In spades.
09-15-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,057
Posted By Doug Fattic

1964supersport, it looks like your Super Sport...

1964supersport, it looks like your Super Sport has been adjusted well and ready to give you many miles of healthy exercise. Where you and your bicycle are now may be the end of your bicycle...
09-15-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,057
Posted By smd4

Yes...the star of this thread has got to be the...

Yes...the star of this thread has got to be the bike. We need more photos of her, detail ones as well as overall. I mean, is there even a spot of rust on those chrome parts?

Take a bow,...
09-14-22, 10:56 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,057
Posted By albrt

That looks like an excellent setup, with a nice...

That looks like an excellent setup, with a nice set of Paselas to boot.
09-13-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,057
Posted By Calsun

Go to a bike shop and sit on some of the bikes...

Go to a bike shop and sit on some of the bikes and take note of the position of the brake levers on the handlebars. You may need new brake levers to get what you need.
09-13-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,057
Posted By Classtime

Glad you got the brake lever handlebar thing...

Glad you got the brake lever handlebar thing sorted. Now tape your bars and finally break in that saddle :thumb:. (In 1973, we pointed the drops at the rear derailleur.)
09-13-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,200
Posted By easyupbug

I have osteoarthritis in my hands and wrists and...

I have osteoarthritis in my hands and wrists and have found after checking with fitters, moving saddles, different bars and stems, moving shifter/brakes, a dozen different gloves, gel and foam under...
09-13-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,200
Posted By RB1-luvr

yes I do. I like it better than double handlebar...

yes I do. I like it better than double handlebar tape, which, I think is too much cushion.
09-12-22, 10:39 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,057
Posted By Velo Mule

Good looking Super Sport you got there...

Good looking Super Sport you got there 1964Supersport. You took good care of it. I like the Sky Blue paint. I don't think there were too many Super Sports that came in Flamboyant colors like...
09-12-22, 08:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,057
Posted By gkamieneski

Those bars need to be rotated downward probably...

Those bars need to be rotated downward probably 20 degrees almost to the point where the bottom of the drops are almost parallel to the ground (about 10 degrees short of parallel). Those look to be...
09-12-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,057
Posted By madpogue

Those levers..... don't look right. They look...

Those levers..... don't look right. They look like the lever arm, relative to the body, is in the position that would be for a lever with a release that's been opened, as if for wheel removal. That's...
09-12-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,057
Posted By clubman

It's bike fit. You appear to have a stem that's...

It's bike fit. You appear to have a stem that's too long and that generation of bar doesn't look right with the angled position. Maybe the levers could slide up a little higher to get closer. See if...
09-12-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,200
Posted By RB1-luvr

Did anyone mention splice tape? I pre-wrap the...

Did anyone mention splice tape? I pre-wrap the bars in this. Adds minimally to the diameter, but adds a decent amount of comfort.
...
09-12-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,200
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Doug Fattic , as the owner of a '70 Super Sport,...

Doug Fattic , as the owner of a '70 Super Sport, '71 Paramount P13, and a '75 Sports Tourer, I agree with your assessment of the ride difference between these models. It's unfortunate your friend...
09-11-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,200
Posted By albrt

On older bikes they are usually tan or natural...

On older bikes they are usually tan or natural rubber color. A lot of people who ride long distances tilt the bars up slightly, move the brake levers up slightly, and then put hoods or bar tape on...
09-11-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By jamesdak

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09-11-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By jamesdak

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09-11-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By jamesdak

Beauty shots of the 80's Peugeot Tourmalet

Still a few minor things to sort out but for now this is pretty much done and ready to be regularly ridden. Picked this up with a freshly powdercoated frame with decals on top of the powdercoat and...
09-10-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,200
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Prowler , I did the same thing whenever I went to...

Prowler , I did the same thing whenever I went to a hospital to visit members. Now I only have steps in the house and I try to go up and down at least 10 times a day.
09-10-22, 04:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,200
Posted By Prowler

+1. I remind folks that, like starting into any...

+1. I remind folks that, like starting into any sport or even into yard work, you body needs to adjust and discomfort or pain will be part of that. Be mindful that something could be wrong but to...
09-09-22, 09:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,200
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Doug Fattic is correct (post #26 above). ...

Doug Fattic is correct (post #26 above).
Schwinn's introduction of the so called "Turkey Levers" in 1969 is hugely responsible for getting ordinary, average folks interested in considering riding a...
09-09-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,200
Posted By albrt

You will also find as you ride more that your...

You will also find as you ride more that your core will get stronger, so you won't put as much weight on your hands.

Not sure if the descriptions of how to remove the stem are clear. The stem...
09-09-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,200
Posted By Doug Fattic

Let me put your 1964 Super Sport into some...

Let me put your 1964 Super Sport into some historical context. Before 1970, "10 Speed" bikes were very uncommon (except in maybe Southern California). When my cousin and I rode them in a tour around...
09-09-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,200
Posted By non-fixie

On my touring bikes, where originality matters...

On my touring bikes, where originality matters less than comfort and looks, I always use this stuff ...
09-09-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,200
Posted By Bad Lag

Get gloves. There's reason so many cyclists use...

Get gloves. There's reason so many cyclists use them. It is not an affectation, they carry the padding you need because you are supporting your torso's weight on your hands.

I have always found...
09-09-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,200
Posted By Doug Fattic

Some excellent suggestions have already been...

Some excellent suggestions have already been made. If you haven't been using bicycle gloves you will love them when you do. Grab on Grips (a company out of Walla Walla, WA) makes handlebar cushioning...
09-09-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,200
Posted By fabiofarelli

I saw you're probably a bit older, retired. Do...

I saw you're probably a bit older, retired. Do you ride more now than you did before? And getting older often brings some problems too. For example with the nerves and blood flow to the extremities,...
09-09-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,200
Posted By fabiofarelli

There'll be a sign, MAX _______

There'll be a sign, MAX _______
09-09-22, 12:06 PM
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Views: 1,200
Posted By fabiofarelli

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This one, on the right?
08-08-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By bamboobike4

Looks to be a tool pouch. Nice adaptation.

Looks to be a tool pouch. Nice adaptation.
08-07-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By JohnDThompson

I agree with dddd; the Super Sport. The frame is...

I agree with dddd; the Super Sport. The frame is straight-gauge seamless Chrome-Moly tubing, fillet brazed by hand, rather than "electroforged" like the Varsity and Continental models. The bottom...
08-07-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By streetsurfer

Nice clean bracket install. Looks good.

Nice clean bracket install. Looks good.
08-07-22, 03:52 PM
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Views: 270
Posted By The Golden Boy

That looks much better than what I was expecting...

That looks much better than what I was expecting from the title!!!
08-06-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,968
Posted By molleraj

Ha, it does! It probably has 200 of my miles on...

Ha, it does! It probably has 200 of my miles on it now. Definitely 100 miles since purchasing. Also moving to upcounty Montgomery County (Maryland) has really helped as it's much friendlier to biking...
08-06-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,968
Posted By smd4

Man, that bike really gets around!

Man, that bike really gets around!
08-06-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,968
Posted By molleraj

Thanks! Glad you like the photos. Great to know!!...

Thanks! Glad you like the photos. Great to know!! I do want to learn how to repack bearings and true wheels. I feel like those are good life skills.

Let me do some reading up on that. I will need...
08-06-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,968
Posted By molleraj

Thanks! It is a nice refreshing sunrise (?) amber...

Thanks! It is a nice refreshing sunrise (?) amber yellow.

Nice! That sounds like a ton of fun. I myself was thinking of getting an inflatable kayak, carrying it on my back on a folding bike, and...
08-06-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,968
Posted By branko_76

Very nice vintage find and great photos ! If...

Very nice vintage find and great photos !

If you plan on riding it regularly, I'd suggest investing in some basic bike tools that will allow you to replace all of the bearing grease of the bottom...
08-06-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,968
Posted By molleraj

Ha! Wow, nice! I see you now. Sounds like I...

Ha! Wow, nice! I see you now. Sounds like I should be making a return trip some time soon. It's not bad at all getting there from North Potomac. Thank you White Ground Road.
08-06-22, 06:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 373
Posted By Pompiere

I think this is what you are looking for.:thumb: ...

I think this is what you are looking for.:thumb:

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1970s Schwinn large touring...
08-06-22, 05:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 373
Posted By Doug Fattic

Your Super Sport looks amazing! Nice work! I'm...

Your Super Sport looks amazing! Nice work! I'm jealous! it is the same color and size of the SS my dad got me for Christmas in 1965. Brooks makes 2 sizes of rear seat bags that comes in various...
08-05-22, 11:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 373
Posted By branko_76

I just noticed your gearing, the chain is...

I just noticed your gearing, the chain is currently positioned on the large chainwheel in the front and the largest cog in the rear. This combination should be avoided.
08-01-22, 06:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,469
Posted By dmanthree

Start here:...

Start here: https://www.biketiresdirect.com/search/27in-road-tires
07-30-22, 11:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,968
Posted By molleraj

And some more I left out. ...

And some more I left out.


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Model Airpark west of Germantown...
07-30-22, 11:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,968
Posted By molleraj

Some photos from Boyds, Rockville, Dawsonville,...

Some photos from Boyds, Rockville, Dawsonville, Seneca, and Germantown, as promised. I included Boyds MARC station for DonkeyShow.
...
07-30-22, 10:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,968
Posted By molleraj

I forgot to mention my upgrades since purchasing...

I forgot to mention my upgrades since purchasing the bike (aside from new rim tape on the front wheel) - two Zefal velcro strap bottle cages, a Pletscher Modell C sprung rack, and most recently, MKS...
07-29-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,968
Posted By molleraj

Awww thanks! It's truly the best hi-tensile bike...

Awww thanks! It's truly the best hi-tensile bike I have ever ridden. I never expected a hi-tensile road bike to ride so nicely. Perhaps being lugged instead of electroforged (and 1020 instead of...
07-28-22, 11:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,968
Posted By molleraj

I forgot to mention I recorded a couple brief...

I forgot to mention I recorded a couple brief videos about my Sport Deluxe. I have ridden it at least 120 miles now, to Potomac, Poolesville, Rockville, Germantown, and Boyds (same spot as DonkeyShow...
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