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10-05-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 753
Posted By xiaoman1

^^^^I agree with above, take your time...what to...

^^^^I agree with above, take your time...what to you have to lose (25.00 for the lot).
I might also suggest removing the seats after the long soaking and if possible tap them down to try to break...
10-02-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 20,634
Views: 3,614,901
Posted By xiaoman1

Here's another: ...

Here's another:
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/bik/d/los-altos-will-deliver-insane-motorized/7382105822.html...
09-30-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 64,349
Views: 9,982,941
Posted By xiaoman1

Someone recognized the maker and its under valued...

Someone recognized the maker and its under valued price..it's already gone!
Best, Ben
09-30-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,975
Posted By xiaoman1

double post Best, Ben

double post
Best, Ben
09-30-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,975
Posted By xiaoman1

^^^^^^^^^ well said--sad :rolleyes: The...

^^^^^^^^^ well said--sad :rolleyes:

The costs for restorations on this thread are way above my pay-grade literally as well as figuratively.
I am a bottom feeder.:p
Best, Ben
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By xiaoman1

I agree, I would sell it if you can actually get...

I agree, I would sell it if you can actually get 750 for it. Too often people are swayed by the brand and over pay for a bike that "can" be worth a lot when "finished". IMO, unless extremely rare the...
09-30-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By xiaoman1

:innocent: :thumb:

:innocent:


:thumb:
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By xiaoman1

Hard to tell from the poor pictures but the lug...

Hard to tell from the poor pictures but the lug work as well as the stamps on the rear drops are suspicious looking to me. JMHO, Ben
09-24-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4,592
Views: 469,454
Posted By xiaoman1

Miguel, I always say that there is nothing...

Miguel,
I always say that there is nothing wrong with going "GREEN"....BTW, the limbs bent! :innocent:
Best, Ben
09-23-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14,455
Views: 3,301,165
Posted By xiaoman1

Motorrad Nice score, please tell us a bit more...

Motorrad Nice score, please tell us a bit more about how you came across this.
Best,Ben
Forum: Foo
09-22-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 462,881
Posted By xiaoman1

What are lens you using Bokeh is really nice. ...

What are lens you using Bokeh is really nice.
Best, Ben
09-22-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By xiaoman1

I have a number of larger bikes .......Cannondale...

I have a number of larger bikes .......Cannondale BL Specialized Allez and some lesser known brands
Ben
Forum: Foo
09-21-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 462,881
Posted By xiaoman1

A few more: ...

A few more:
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Distress and the flea?...
Forum: Foo
09-18-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 462,881
Posted By xiaoman1

More stuff: ...

More stuff:
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The Sublime un Clay/Bronze....
Replies: 14
Views: 583
Posted By xiaoman1

Kabuki, Good for you.....post some pictures and...

Kabuki,
Good for you.....post some pictures and start a new thread on your build.
Best, Ben
Forum: Foo
09-17-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 462,881
Posted By xiaoman1

I had some PM's about an image I posted above so...

I had some PM's about an image I posted above so thought I would share the sequence...A simple space "A box within a box" but the lighting transforms it....
09-16-21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 767
Posted By xiaoman1

That's the ticket! :D

That's the ticket! :D
Forum: Foo
09-16-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 579
Posted By xiaoman1

H.G., 1 down and 8 to go.....next round put...

H.G.,
1 down and 8 to go.....next round put that screen on better.....top too.:D
Best, Ben
09-16-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 443
Posted By xiaoman1

TETO.....I have some gold anodized stuff that...

TETO.....I have some gold anodized stuff that will look good on any color frame.....However I am not a fan of the gold plated parts, plating must be very thin and as some have stated perhaps for...
09-16-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 767
Posted By xiaoman1

I agree, just a weathered look, not faked...dull...

I agree, just a weathered look, not faked...dull paint chips, blemishes and all, but in order to deter rust I personally see nothing wrong with a dull clear coat....we do use frame saver and...
Forum: Foo
09-16-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 462,881
Posted By xiaoman1

MH, The work is by Carlos Cruz-Diaz, a visual...

MH,
The work is by Carlos Cruz-Diaz, a visual artist...James Turrell and he were contemporaries, both interested in light and how it creates space. You are correct in you assessment, and...
Forum: Foo
09-16-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 462,881
Posted By xiaoman1

A few more: ...

A few more:
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1640x2000/img_6339_01ea248566126d8579a7c53c2c054c741f8d2735.jpg
Who is looking at the "not "W.H....
Replies: 22
Views: 1,241
Posted By xiaoman1

Mad Honk I see you are making strides to keep...

Mad Honk
I see you are making strides to keep the "War Horse" pleased.....keep an eye out for the rolling pin if you are still sleeping in the house. :D
Best, Ben
09-15-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 64,349
Views: 9,982,941
Posted By xiaoman1

Needs work is an understatement, but at least...

Needs work is an understatement, but at least there is the proper tool on the ground near the front wheel. for minor adjustments.
Ben
09-15-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,560
Posted By xiaoman1

OK, to add another question....what position...

OK, to add another question....what position should pedals be in with toe-straps and clips attached? :innocent:
Best, Ben
09-15-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,560
Posted By xiaoman1

Mine is a 1958 with F.I. but has a distributor...

Mine is a 1958 with F.I. but has a distributor cover on it with no exposed wires so I "borrowed" this one from the net for illustrational purposes....good eye, not many know what this is.
Ben
09-15-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,560
Posted By xiaoman1

A few other things of note.....TDC with both...

A few other things of note.....TDC with both valves closed, be certain that the timing mark is visible on the balance wheel with the distributor placed correctly, rotor pointing to #1and...
Forum: Introductions
09-15-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By xiaoman1

drewl Glad to have you join us on the forum. ...

drewl
Glad to have you join us on the forum.
Best, Ben
Forum: Introductions
09-15-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By xiaoman1

Hey, we are all bike Geeks on this...

Hey, we are all bike Geeks on this forum...welcome to a new member from "Down Under" :thumb:
Best, Ben SuntourFiend
Forum: Introductions
09-15-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By xiaoman1

hondo6, Glad to hear that you are back "on" the...

hondo6,
Glad to hear that you are back "on" the saddle, lots of great people on this forum with a wealth of information....Welcome!
Best, Ben
Forum: Introductions
09-15-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By xiaoman1

bcstones, You have come to the right place,...

bcstones,
You have come to the right place, many of us are OTR's so you are in good company....Welcome to the forum!
Best, Ben
Forum: Introductions
09-15-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By xiaoman1

kaseyriot, There's nothing wrong with any of...

kaseyriot,
There's nothing wrong with any of those statements....Glad to have you join us on B.F. ! :thumb:
Best, Ben
Forum: Introductions
09-15-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 68
Posted By xiaoman1

Kenseth03, Welcome back to the forum and glad...

Kenseth03,
Welcome back to the forum and glad to see you starting to cycle once again :thumb:
Best, Ben
Forum: Introductions
09-15-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By xiaoman1

CoyoteBike, 10 miles a day is a great workout...

CoyoteBike,
10 miles a day is a great workout and a way to stay fit....if we all could do that it would be great....A warm welcome to BF! :thumb:
Best, Ben
Forum: Introductions
09-15-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By xiaoman1

Quijote, Nothing wrong with a used...

Quijote,
Nothing wrong with a used bike.....that's why we on the forum call them classics :D....welcome aboard!
Best, Ben
Forum: Introductions
09-15-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By xiaoman1

QTR, Welcome to BF, many Schwinn aficionados...

QTR,
Welcome to BF, many Schwinn aficionados here to help with your builds.....BTW I have a few from the 70's too!
Best, Ben
Forum: Introductions
09-15-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By xiaoman1

JC Garrison, Welcome to BF, glad to see that you...

JC Garrison, Welcome to BF, glad to see that you are planning a resto on your Schwinn, there are many Schwinn fanatics on this forum that are willing and able to offer advice. Again a warm welcome!...
Replies: 14
Views: 583
Posted By xiaoman1

I hope you get it...a little OA bath will cure a...

I hope you get it...a little OA bath will cure a lot of that corrosion.
Best, Ben
09-15-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 403
Posted By xiaoman1

Great read and the ads are hilarious....I...

Great read and the ads are hilarious....I particularly like the one about the bike rack....with all the accoutrements, man dressed in cycling attire listening to his favorite tunes or getting...
09-15-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,560
Posted By xiaoman1

Wow, and I thought Porsche owners were compulsive...

Wow, and I thought Porsche owners were compulsive about the details! :D
Best, Ben
09-15-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By xiaoman1

That is one beautiful bike, I have always wanted...

That is one beautiful bike, I have always wanted one. It looks like you did an amazing job with the frame corrections!
Best, Ben
Replies: 14
Views: 583
Posted By xiaoman1

Too be honest, If it is your size and no damage...

Too be honest, If it is your size and no damage without the BB and HS, it would still be worth it....bring cash offer a bit less.
Good Luck, Ben
Replies: 14
Views: 583
Posted By xiaoman1

If included in the sale the BB and HS are worth a...

If included in the sale the BB and HS are worth a 100.00.....you be the judge.
Ben
Forum: Foo
09-13-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 462,881
Posted By xiaoman1

Out Late........... ...

Out Late...........
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...
09-11-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By xiaoman1

Needs No Explanation

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Best, Ben...
09-11-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 64,349
Views: 9,982,941
Posted By xiaoman1

Yes we have. :innocent: Best, Ben

Yes we have. :innocent:
Best, Ben
09-06-21, 01:27 PM
09-02-21, 10:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 281
Posted By xiaoman1

Want To Trade Same for a Smaller Frame

Hi, I posted this in the ISO thread....I am looking to trade for a smaller frame, this one is marked 57.....For some reason my Bertoni which is marked the same size (57) which I can ride, but for...
09-01-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4,316
Views: 424,349
Posted By xiaoman1

Hi, I am looking to trade for a smaller frame,...

Hi, I am looking to trade for a smaller frame, this one is marked 57.....For some reason my Bertoni which is marked the same size (57) which I can ride, but for some reason this frame is a bit too...
09-01-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9,925
Views: 1,121,270
Posted By xiaoman1

R you pulling that behind your white and yellow...

R you pulling that behind your white and yellow I.M. , what chainrings are you using? ;)
Best, Ben
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