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05-27-24, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 52
Posted By bikemike73

FS Schwinn Super Sport SP Lightweight mid 80s

23 inch frame
18 speed
New tires 700 x 25
New tubes
New freewheel
New chain
New brake hoods
New bar tape
BOTH Blackburn racks
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By bikemike73

These 80s Schwinns were/are GREAT riding bikes...

These 80s Schwinns were/are GREAT riding bikes !!!

Prelude
Tempo
Circuit
I have 2 Tempos
Light....FAST.....Stable

LOVE THE ICE PINK !!!!:)
Replies: 16
Views: 941
Posted By bikemike73

While on the " heavy side " ...The Super Sport is...

While on the " heavy side " ...The Super Sport is one of the BEST riding bikes !!!
Smooth...stable....sturdy !!!
I have one,.... 1973 all original. I never ride it as I have a 2003 Lemond Alpe ...
01-19-24, 09:10 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,180
Posted By bikemike73

What a GREAT SCORE !!!!! It STILL amazes me...

What a GREAT SCORE !!!!!

It STILL amazes me what people throw away........

I wanted one of these type bikes for " trail" riding. There was one for sale for 30.00 WITHOUT the seat and post. I...
12-20-23, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,443
Posted By bikemike73

Christmas / Holiday SPECIAL !!!!!!! CRAZY...

Christmas / Holiday SPECIAL !!!!!!!
CRAZY !!!!!!!
$ 200.00 for BOTH !!!!!!

I'm in the Holiday Spirit :)!!!!
12-20-23, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By bikemike73

Holiday bump with price reduction !!!! $...

Holiday bump with price reduction !!!!

$ 475.00 !!!!!!:)
12-11-23, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By bikemike73

FS. 1990 Basso Loto SLX Full Campagnolo

Time to once again "thin the heard"

1990 Basso Loto 54/55 size

Built by Billato in Italy. Pretty Rare bike.........at least around here

Full Campagnolo
8 speed cassette
SLX frame...
12-03-23, 12:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,915
Posted By bikemike73

Here is a pic " under the AL block" ...

Here is a pic " under the AL block"
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20231203_091839_3366c997b3f31d3f914b15d328205e938a6a25be.jpg...
12-02-23, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By bikemike73

Thank you ALL I sprayed wd 40....then I...

Thank you ALL

I sprayed wd 40....then I pulled the cable....then shifted to the small chain ring

ALL GOOD

I will be patient and wait for my friend to adjust:)...
11-29-23, 08:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,560
Posted By bikemike73

I would have used bubble wrap. I'm pretty ocd...

I would have used bubble wrap. I'm pretty ocd about my things.
some shops might be insulted.
A real professional shop would hopefully appreciate the care given to this bike and realize it's not...
11-14-23, 02:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,497
Posted By bikemike73

GREAT ARTICLE !!! THANK YOU FOR SHARING !! I...

GREAT ARTICLE !!!
THANK YOU FOR SHARING !!
I have one of these 1990 in Red, white, blue color !!!!!

LOVE IT !!!!!
11-06-23, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By bikemike73

ok will do cyccomute has also recommended same...

ok will do
cyccomute has also recommended same thing !!

THANK YOU for steering me in the right direction :thumb:
11-06-23, 11:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,209
Posted By bikemike73

I am a dope !!!! There....I said it.. it's...

I am a dope !!!! There....I said it..

it's the FD!!!!
I can wiggle it back and forth....duh....

It was mentioned above that since slack in the cable issue is outside the brifter...
Sure...
11-05-23, 02:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,209
Posted By bikemike73

Shimano Tiagra 9 speed brifter issue

Picked up this bike today for parts for other bikes mainly...
the LEFT brifter will push to the right( big chainring)
But doesn't go back down.
it's a Triple
When I push the return brifter it...
10-26-23, 05:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 969
Posted By bikemike73

Thanks guys for all the responses. I will replace...

Thanks guys for all the responses. I will replace the tire. I just realized its a 23. I ride 25.

Better safe than sorry :thumb:
10-14-23, 09:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,915
Posted By bikemike73

Here are some measurements a few have asked about...

Here are some measurements a few have asked about
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10-13-23, 11:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,915
Posted By bikemike73

Thanks again for great responses...maybe it is a...

Thanks again for great responses...maybe it is a 76 / 77 ????
Experts here seem pretty sure
I'm ok with whatever year it is....tough to determine exactly with no serial numbers.

In further...
10-12-23, 06:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,915
Posted By bikemike73

Fs. Colnago Super 1975

Time to thin the heard....

condition is an 8.5 out of 10
The Colnago Super 1975 is all original except for tires which are new. Tubular tires....Put maybe 10 miles on them.
newbar tape and hoods...
09-16-23, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 983
Posted By bikemike73

Sold!!!!!!!

Sold!!!!!!!
09-13-23, 12:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 872
Posted By bikemike73

It's not nuts if you NEED THE PART. It's $...

It's not nuts if you NEED THE PART.

It's $ 25.00.

I'm as frugal as anyone, but how much is your time worth?

I would just order it and be done, knowing it will fit, and get back on the road....
09-13-23, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 983
Posted By bikemike73

bump Want it to go to a good home :) ...

bump

Want it to go to a good home :)

Priced at 450.00 or BRO :)
08-06-23, 06:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,246
Posted By bikemike73

Thank YOU speedoflite for posting this trip down...

Thank YOU speedoflite for posting this trip down memory lane !!

GREATLY APPRECIATED !!!!! !

Could you post page 40 ?

About Cape Cod

Thank you again for posting !!!! :)
06-16-23, 01:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 320
Posted By bikemike73

FS RARE NOS Campagnolo C Record Graphite Shifters

RARE NOS Graphite Syncro Index Down tube gear shifters.
7/8 speed
Never been installed.
I got this for a project but it was not the correct set :(

$ 125.00 shipped...
05-09-23, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By bikemike73

UPDATE!! Ordered the decals from...

UPDATE!!
Ordered the decals from above...arrived in 10 days.
​​​​​​wrong size Zurich..my fault...I did not measure.
i measured and asked how much for a few Zurich decals. He said just pay the...
05-09-23, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 679
Posted By bikemike73

GREAT FIND !!!!!! BEAUTIFUL BIKE !!!!!!! ...

GREAT FIND !!!!!!

BEAUTIFUL BIKE !!!!!!!

Looks to be in great shape as well !!!!

Enjoy !!!
04-30-23, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 983
Posted By bikemike73

FS 1973 Schwinn WORLD VOYAGEUR KOOL ORANGE

Thinning the heard.

VERY RARE 1973 Schwinn World Voyageur.

ONE YEAR ONLY bike. ...
04-20-23, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By bikemike73

Here is a pic of logo installed !!! Thank...

Here is a pic of logo installed !!!

Thank YOU again hazetguy ( Jon) for being so generous and sending me 2 of these!!!!

Bike and Michael VERY HAPPY !!:)...
04-17-23, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By bikemike73

Just wanted to update and tell all how AWESOME...

Just wanted to update and tell all how AWESOME Jon ( hazetguy) is
He sent me 2 pieces (free) and so well packaged .
Took GREAT care so I would receive them undamaged!!!!
ABOVE AND BEYOND!!!!!!!
...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,629
Posted By bikemike73

$200- $ 250 Did a VERY nice job cleaning up !!

$200- $ 250
Did a VERY nice job cleaning up !!
Replies: 20
Views: 1,635
Posted By bikemike73

GREAT SCORE !!! Looks BRAND NEW !!!!! ...

GREAT SCORE !!!

Looks BRAND NEW !!!!!

These are VERY nice riding bikes !!!

Congrats !!!:)
02-05-23, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By bikemike73

JUST measured 23 C- T Someone's going...

JUST measured

23 C- T

Someone's going to get a VERY RARE bike:)

In VERY rare condition :)

Thanks for you interest and question bikemig:thumb:
02-04-23, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By bikemike73

Thanks for al; the kind comments. I have to...

Thanks for al; the kind comments. I have to somewhat agree with sbarner. I have an all original 1973 Paramount LEMON YELLOW !!!!!

It's a great bike and on my wall as " Art". I rode it for about 10...
01-20-23, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By bikemike73

I have also had to spread the rails and looked...

I have also had to spread the rails and looked very similar to yours. I thought it would never fit.

But through some twisting and stretching I finally got the seat in there.

I tried a few...
01-14-23, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By bikemike73

That's not a 24 inch. It is a least a 25. Looks...

That's not a 24 inch. It is a least a 25. Looks like a 26 Sports Tourer I had.
Seller should add measurements .

Very nice bike !!! Looks to be in nice shape too.

I had a Prelude.

Solid...
Replies: 35
Views: 2,421
Posted By bikemike73

Well worth the trip for $20.00 IF you...

Well worth the trip for $20.00


IF you have the time to do the work yourself 🚲🚴‍♀️🚵‍♀️🚵‍♀️
12-20-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,205
Posted By bikemike73

It's only original ONCE Clean parts and...

It's only original ONCE


Clean parts and lube


Then ride 😁😁😁🚲🚴‍♀️🚵‍♂️🚵‍♂️

Great score !!!!
12-13-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,022
Posted By bikemike73

schwinnbikeforum.com

schwinnbikeforum.com
12-13-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,022
Posted By bikemike73

LOVE the video and your gorgeous collection !!!!!...

LOVE the video and your gorgeous collection !!!!!

I just sold a MINT 1973 Sports Tourer !! 25 inch frame

I have another , but in a 22. Too small for you :)

You should, if you already have...
12-08-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By bikemike73

FS 1989 Schwinn Circuit MINT condition

Time to thin the heard
I purchased this from the original owner
All original except for the saddle and pedals.
I would be surprised if the bike has 100 miles on it.

Full Shimano SANTE group
...
11-14-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,692
Posted By bikemike73

GREAT SCORE !! LOVE the color combo. That...

GREAT SCORE !!

LOVE the color combo. That will clean up nicely !!!!!!


That's a keeper !:)
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By bikemike73

The brown color is paint. No real rust on...

The brown color is paint.

No real rust on the bike.

it's a fairly lighter bike


Maybe 25 pounds

It would be a great candidate to experiment with but will probably take the parts and...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,051
Posted By bikemike73

It should fit you fine. Looks like the paint is...

It should fit you fine. Looks like the paint is in fair shape.

Go try it out. Go thru all the gears. Ride it for a least a few minutes

If all work, I would offer $75.00 Cash

If you do end up...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,155
Posted By bikemike73

He offered to pay 200.00 ) " call it 200 and get...

He offered to pay 200.00 ) " call it 200 and get the 300 back "

I would give him back the $ 300.

Good Karma :)
09-20-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By bikemike73

If it has only happened since you put on the new...

If it has only happened since you put on the new chain, I would deduct it is the chain.
The links might be slightly " bowed out" causing the noise on the FD.
This happened to me with the sram 830...
08-26-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By bikemike73

UPDATE!!! Followed cyccomutte directions and...

UPDATE!!!

Followed cyccomutte directions and picture.

Looks and shifts great

Thank you !!! And thanks to all of you who responded!!🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲...
08-25-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By bikemike73

Thanks again to ALL!!! That part looks like...

Thanks again to ALL!!!

That part looks like a paper clip😁😁😁😁😁

I can move the chain from the small chainring and rest on BB to adjust chain.

I do this when removing wheel to make it easier as...
08-23-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By bikemike73

Original wheels The spokes were/are prone to...

Original wheels

The spokes were/are prone to rusting. Only weakness on the ST
Should have used stainless steel 😁😁😁😁

The other STs that I have had a few slightly rusted spokes.
I just painted...
08-23-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By bikemike73

FS Schwinn 1973 Sports Tourer near MINT condition

1973 Sports Tourer #GJ821486

25/26 inch frame

All original. I picked this up from original owner with the matching ladies Super Sport a few years ago.
it's too big for me but had to buy it...
08-20-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 384
Posted By bikemike73

You guys are the BEST!!!🙂🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲 The bike...

You guys are the BEST!!!🙂🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲

The bike rides perfect 🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲

So I'll just clean and leave it😁😁😁😁😁

Thanks again SO much !!!!!!!!

Really appreciate it. 🙂🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲
07-16-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,319
Posted By bikemike73

LOVE all the stories and THANK YOU Kurt for...

LOVE all the stories and THANK YOU Kurt for saving all these bikes !!!!!

The WORLD is GREATLY APPRECIATED !!!!!!!

Keep them coming.

As far as Jack *** , as pastorbob said...no one should...
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