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05-12-24, 07:20 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By randyjawa

Taking To and From the Dump...

Went to the dump the other day and, being fairly early in the season, did not expect to find anything worthwhile bicycle wise. I did however, see a couple of road bike wheels in the pile. With care,...
04-25-24, 06:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 481
Posted By bboy314

It would be helpful to know whether the OP is...

It would be helpful to know whether the OP is looking to restore with exact replacement parts, or just fix the bike up to make it rideable. The word restore on its own can mean different things to...
04-24-24, 09:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 481
Posted By Jeff Wills

I beg to differ! Having sold and serviced Schwinn...

I beg to differ! Having sold and serviced Schwinn bicycles in the Ď70ís and Ď80ís, I have to say that the Suburban was at the upper level of Schwinnís ďelectro-forgedĒ bikes. It was 2 steps above the...
04-18-24, 08:44 AM
Replies: 21,835
Views: 3,160,888
Posted By Small cog

I had to go to Exeter today for a couple of...

I had to go to Exeter today for a couple of things and as the sun was shining I took the train and my Raleigh Lenton so I could take a spin along one of my favourite cycle paths along the rive Exe...
04-15-24, 05:28 PM
Replies: 21,835
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Posted By RCMoeur

A belated report on Saturday's ride. ...

A belated report on Saturday's ride.

Although my schedule and life (plus Covid) conspired to prevent me from getting many training miles in this beautiful winter and spring, I had still signed up...
04-05-24, 06:06 AM
Replies: 21,835
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Posted By rccardr

30 sporty miles around two local lakes on the...

30 sporty miles around two local lakes on the Cherubim Sportif. Recently installed a vintage Sugino PX series 46/36/26 triple to enable better climbing on the steep, abrupt gravel roads in this...
04-04-24, 01:48 PM
Replies: 21,835
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Posted By gaucho777

I’m in in the Westlake Village, CA area (north of...

I’m in in the Westlake Village, CA area (north of LA) visiting family where I grew up. I rode 25+ miles into Hidden Valley, one of my favorite and most nostalgic of places to ride. I did this ride...
04-01-24, 07:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,204
Posted By malcala622

Manny66 If it's useful I'll gift this one next...

Manny66 If it's useful I'll gift this one next time I see you.

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03-31-24, 02:07 AM
Replies: 21,835
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Posted By darkmoon

Weekend rec ride The weather was very good. ...

Weekend rec ride

The weather was very good.
But Japan was hit by the yellow sand from China desert.
Visibility was 10km/6mile.
...
03-29-24, 10:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

Thank you all, firstly off the new owner of this...

Thank you all, firstly off the new owner of this Frenchie is on the smaller side and I have strong reservations about forcing a 25.4 bar into a French stem even if itís a common practice and has...
03-29-24, 03:23 PM
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Posted By ascherer

I missed last weekend for a host of reasons, and...

I missed last weekend for a host of reasons, and had today off so I squeezed in just shy of 25 bright, windy miles. The Falcon had freewheel issues towards the end of last season and hadn't gotten...
03-29-24, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

Charity UO-18

I build and maintain a small bicycle fleet for a local charity that provides housing and other assistance to young adults who have aged out of foster care. I build bicycles both for individuals and...
03-27-24, 05:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,204
Posted By Manny66

Chess set with a twist

I came across this old wooden chess set at an Estate Sale . Its almost 3 foot wide and the pieces are wood .Decided I could refurbish it and give it a Cycling Edge . I had some old Cycling decals and...
03-22-24, 07:07 PM
Replies: 21,835
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Posted By obrentharris

Today, once again, I was able to get a ride in...

Today, once again, I was able to get a ride in before the rain.
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My only...
03-19-24, 07:38 PM
Replies: 21,835
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Posted By gaucho777

Nice day out, so I took the long way home from...

Nice day out, so I took the long way home from work today.

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Nice view of the...
03-17-24, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By juvela

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03-17-24, 06:37 PM
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Posted By zookster

A green bike for today's ride of course! ...

A green bike for today's ride of course!

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03-17-24, 10:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,184
Posted By cudak888

Fast forward to this weekend - I had a chance to...

Fast forward to this weekend - I had a chance to clean it up.

Long story short, it looks great and the saddle is a close cousin of the Worst Saddle in The World that pastorbobnlnh currently has on...
03-07-24, 02:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

I have had both a 1974 and 1973 Paramount P15-9,...

I have had both a 1974 and 1973 Paramount P15-9, 25" and 26" sizes. Panaracer Pasela 35mm tires on A23 rims came in at 36mm wide for the black '74. Compass Bon Jon Pass 35s on Open Pros or...
03-06-24, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By Kabuki12

The Paramounts of the early to mid seventies are...

The Paramounts of the early to mid seventies are very nice to me . As far as value , I would think condition would be key , as well as originality . Ultimately it is up to the buyer’s discretion ( as...
03-06-24, 05:24 PM
Replies: 21,835
Views: 3,160,888
Posted By non-fixie

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03-06-24, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

IMO, it's all up to the person purchasing the...

IMO, it's all up to the person purchasing the Paramount. What tickles his/her fancy determines the value. Just because of scarcity, the 1930s-1959 Paramounts should have the most value.
03-05-24, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By chain_whipped

Outstanding! While admiring the finish, I...

Outstanding!

While admiring the finish, I spotted this. Is the seat tube stamped with the motif? ...
03-05-24, 09:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By mackgoo

Rooster's getting ready to crow

Doing the final tweaks. Just need a water bottle cage and tape. I'm not happy with the tape on there. I have some new on the way.

...
03-03-24, 07:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,889
Posted By skrivan

From Joe Skrivan...... For what it's worth, yes,...

From Joe Skrivan...... For what it's worth, yes, I did build the bicycle shown in Peloton mag. I also made Greg an aluminum TT bicycle and a few others.
03-02-24, 01:33 PM
Replies: 21,835
Views: 3,160,888
Posted By botty kayer

A quick peak inside Stockwell bus garage, built...

A quick peak inside Stockwell bus garage, built in 1952 in a area cleared by blitz bombing, at.a time when steel and brick were in short supply....
03-02-24, 09:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,261
Posted By SharpByCoop

Hi Friends, Well, I went to bed grousing...

Hi Friends,

Well, I went to bed grousing because of the lack of support for the OEM Schwinn 'Twin Stik' shifters. Then I see POSITIVE responses this AM. THANK YOU!

I have ridden downtube...
03-02-24, 03:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,261
Posted By merziac

Lots of Paramount's came with them, they were an...

Lots of Paramount's came with them, they were an option and plenty were specced with them, they weren't approved, they are Schwinn kit from the jump.

I saw them at 2 of the Schwinn shops here,...
03-01-24, 08:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,261
Posted By Piff

The twin sticks are probably the most seamless...

The twin sticks are probably the most seamless stem shifter you could use for the build. Another option would be some suntour barcons or the like. If you go black with bar tape and hoods, white...
03-01-24, 08:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,261
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

IIRC, the Kool Lemon Paramounts usually came with...

IIRC, the Kool Lemon Paramounts usually came with red decals and red cables. Another option for shifters might be barends. Paramounts could be spec'ed with Campagnolo or Schwinn Approved Suntour...
03-01-24, 04:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,261
Posted By SharpByCoop

1977 Paramount - #2 Restoration - Continued progress

After restoring scads of entry-level Schwinn Suburbans, Varsity's, Superior, and more, I acquired and restored THIS Paramount gem last Fall...
02-25-24, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2,175
Views: 539,146
Posted By ascherer

Since this thread sprung up and I just finished...

Since this thread sprung up and I just finished tweaking my son's SC, here it is, now sporting an Ultra 6, new chain, a Cyclone RD, and SKS shorty fenders from the Box o' Crap....
02-25-24, 08:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 988
Posted By ascherer

May Patrick's memory be a blessing, and may each...

May Patrick's memory be a blessing, and may each ride bring those memories to the present.
02-25-24, 10:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,024
Posted By Portlandjim

Do I worry about how my Merz bikes were used?

When I was building Merz bikes, starting around 50 years ago, I don't remember ever worrying about if my bikes were put to good use or not. As I mentioned in an earlier comment, almost all my...
02-24-24, 08:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 988
Posted By IdahoBrett

Found me a PX10

I wanted a blue one after tinkering on a his and hers A08ís. I often thought about posting a WTB ad. But figured that is one N+1 that was out of reach.

The grandson of the original owner listed...
02-23-24, 12:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,436
Posted By tkm

Pletscher customer service is on-point. Kudos to...

Pletscher customer service is on-point. Kudos to them for sending me these measurements on their adapter. Posting here in case anyone else has this question in the future.
...
02-20-24, 06:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,829
Posted By John E

Coming up on 51 years for us on 23 June of this...

Coming up on 51 years for us on 23 June of this year, which coincides this year with the San Diego Scottish Highland Games.
02-20-24, 02:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,829
Posted By ollo_ollo

Congrats, I was blessed with a very long...

Congrats, I was blessed with a very long marriage, heartily confirm the "great adventure" part, Don
02-20-24, 01:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,829
Posted By Robvolz

itís a champagne bucket. Iíll tell you, itís a...

itís a champagne bucket. Iíll tell you, itís a bad idea to ride with ice shloshing around.

the cranks are set this way to the captain can get them going.
...
02-19-24, 10:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,829
Posted By Robvolz

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02-19-24, 10:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,829
Posted By Robvolz

Letís see what she saysÖ..

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02-13-24, 02:43 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 140,058
Posted By thinktubes

Hooked the Naim up to a lab power supply and...

Hooked the Naim up to a lab power supply and created an array of jumpers to get power in and signal out. Swapped out the BNC phono inputs for standard RCA. Doesn’t sound half bad. The Sony power amp...
02-12-24, 12:07 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 140,058
Posted By 79pmooney

Not a whole lot ot add here. My system is a mix...

Not a whole lot ot add here. My system is a mix of parts from 1970 to around 15 years ago. Sounds so good in my living room I have no incentive to change anything. Front and rear speakers. The 53 yo...
02-10-24, 10:51 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 140,058
Posted By The Golden Boy

I didn't realize how long it's been since I'd...

I didn't realize how long it's been since I'd updated this, and that I didn't respond to someone 4 years ago...

So it's pretty much the same, different CD player and disconnected he EQ, hung up...
02-05-24, 07:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,139
Posted By iab

1939~ Paglianti

Some of you may be familiar with this thread, https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1227180-i-bought-dropouts.html . And after swearing off ever restoring another bike, I am complete with this...
02-03-24, 03:33 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,175
Posted By TenGrainBread

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Yep the bike is in fine shape, it will look good after a...
02-03-24, 01:27 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,175
Posted By BikePower

Update

I just received photos of the Suntour Superbe and it has the scuff from the spill I took on it when I was 15 or 16 iirc. The serial number date 0483 is in the right range when I bought the bike in 83...
01-25-24, 08:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,960
Posted By steelbikeguy

I don't recall struggling with it, but I probably...

I don't recall struggling with it, but I probably just pushed the tube down while stitching it up.
To be honest, I have more trouble stuffing an inner tube in a clincher while mounting the...
01-25-24, 04:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,452
Posted By Mad Honk

Today's derailleur is finished with it's bath and...

Today's derailleur is finished with it's bath and has been lubricated and now just await the pulleys to be installed. I will do some aesthetic work and put them on first thing tomorrow. I was...
01-25-24, 04:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,960
Posted By obuckler

Thanks for clarifying. Makes sense if that is an...

Thanks for clarifying. Makes sense if that is an issue.

Mileage varies (;-).
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