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01-27-23, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 286
Posted By 3speedslow

BS Jersey… sent a PM. I grew up on...

BS Jersey… sent a PM.

I grew up on Bridgestone, raced a BS in Germany and love my Schwinn made BS bikes now!
01-26-23, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3,235
Views: 365,488
Posted By 3speedslow

Well over a year old and quite the heavy beast....

Well over a year old and quite the heavy beast. Purrrfectly content!...
01-24-23, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1,552
Views: 185,976
Posted By 3speedslow

Today coming back from the grocery store. Found...

Today coming back from the grocery store. Found this little guy in the road. No life left but not run over.

not a lobster but a crayfish.
...
01-20-23, 04:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,313
Posted By 3speedslow

I have returned to the coaster brake club as...

I have returned to the coaster brake club as well. Riding a 63 Schwinn Klunker around got me a anting a CB 700 wheel set as well. Lots of 70’s Schwinn road bikes with horizontal drop outs to move it...
01-18-23, 09:13 AM
Replies: 26,657
Views: 3,893,843
Posted By 3speedslow

Last paragraph… Amen.

Last paragraph… Amen.
01-17-23, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,737
Posted By 3speedslow

Now that’s a wild hair!

Now that’s a wild hair!
01-17-23, 01:23 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,654
Posted By 3speedslow

Mine as I found it, 70’s Puch built for Sears....

Mine as I found it, 70’s Puch built for Sears. Still riding it with parts upgraded....
01-15-23, 12:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,125
Posted By 3speedslow

A truly excellent job there!

A truly excellent job there!
01-05-23, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By 3speedslow

Someone has to say it, “ Sorry for your loss.”

Someone has to say it, “ Sorry for your loss.”
12-22-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,455
Posted By 3speedslow

I’m not going to admit how far I got into this...

I’m not going to admit how far I got into this thread before I realized this was about another notable quoted Albert.
12-22-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,178
Views: 110,751
Posted By 3speedslow

Big Thanks…

Another time BF member Kurt has come through with a great sale for me. This time a 73 Schwinn SS frame.

wonderful packing job and accurate Discription all in one tiny box.
12-20-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,125
Posted By 3speedslow

These bikes will never be lightweights without...

These bikes will never be lightweights without some serious retooling! Besides working on changing my rims to aluminum, I’ve only replaced the seat post and saddle.

I like the blue color. Hope it...
12-19-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,125
Posted By 3speedslow

I guess I got lucky with the available rims...

I guess I got lucky with the available rims matching the 79 hubs.

Alert: with CR18 it is not a plug an play switch. The spoke lengths don’t match.
12-19-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,096
Posted By 3speedslow

NC ICW bridge

this summer I had my Schwinn ale Tour out
at Surf City
for their Ocean Fest. Everyday I went up,over and down the big bridge. Fun times!...
12-18-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,125
Posted By 3speedslow

The CR18 are the ones I chose. Not many...

The CR18
are the ones I chose. Not many available during the Covid problem s with supply. I went with the black rims, silver brake wall.

just so no confusion, I have a folder. My friends shopper...
12-18-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,125
Posted By 3speedslow

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Like this colour
12-18-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,125
Posted By 3speedslow

When I decided to rebuild my R20 wheels with...

When I decided to rebuild my R20 wheels with aluminum rims I stuck with the 451 sized as well. Tires can be tricky to source unless you are willing to order.

Eager to watch your progress unfold!
12-01-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By 3speedslow

Sending another PM.

Sending another PM.
10-08-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 487,699
Posted By 3speedslow

Miami Vice Schwinn

Just picked up this 87 magenta colored cruiser for 40.

...
07-29-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,315
Posted By 3speedslow

Hey! Just saw this post, glad to read you...

Hey!

Just saw this post, glad to read you all had a great getaway!

you are right on the money on “ simple fun bikes for vacation” riding. I have been getting into the cruiser scene myself...
04-25-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 487,699
Posted By 3speedslow

Almost finished with the overhaul on the Huff, it...

Almost finished with the overhaul on the Huff, it was like opening a can of worms!
04-23-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,630
Posted By 3speedslow

In 2021 I was living in an upstairs loft...

In 2021 I was living in an upstairs loft converted from an old industrial warehouse while still bike messenging for my BIL. Losing a lot as my marriage tanked and finances vanished during the...
04-23-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 487,699
Posted By 3speedslow

$35 bucks and I rode it home, Huffy Cranbrook...

$35 bucks and I rode it home, Huffy Cranbrook from a few years back. Seemed to have been taken care of but missing the usual, proper adjustments and grease.

Thought i I would have some fun with it...
03-29-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,058
Posted By 3speedslow

That was also the case as well when my 1974 Sears...

That was also the case as well when my 1974 Sears 531 DB Ted Williams bike was sent to me by the previous owner.

Very nice job on that Gitane machine!
03-29-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7,994
Views: 897,763
Posted By 3speedslow

This from a fellow BF member. RustyJames ...

This from a fellow BF member. RustyJames

Nice 1972 Schwinn crank bits to go with my recent Frame acquisition. Going to be a Klunker Summer!
...
03-25-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 26,657
Views: 3,893,843
Posted By 3speedslow

Mine was built in Westfield, Mass. Not high...

Mine was built in Westfield, Mass.

Not high end by any means but another rider which made use of the SA drivetrain.
03-25-22, 08:18 PM
Replies: 26,657
Views: 3,893,843
Posted By 3speedslow

For 25$ I got a complete Columbia Sport 3. It...

For 25$ I got a complete Columbia Sport 3. It shifts and rides fine but quite dirty and a smidge rusty.

1973 6 date code on the SA hub
...
03-24-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,019
Posted By 3speedslow

What a shock!

What a shock!
03-11-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 487,699
Posted By 3speedslow

^^^ Nice trio of cruisers! The errand bike which...

^^^ Nice trio of cruisers! The errand bike which the local mechanic uses around here is one of the Jamis green Boss model.
03-09-22, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By 3speedslow

I’m working on that same model at the “Co-Op”...

I’m working on that same model at the “Co-Op” here. Spiffy looking rider!

GLWS!
03-09-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14,996
Views: 3,680,039
Posted By 3speedslow

An 88-89 spray bombed Trek 330 laying on a trash...

An 88-89 spray bombed Trek 330 laying on a trash pile in my neighborhood. My son and I were riding through and I could not pass up the parts on it. Looked like a failed build with the derailleur...
03-09-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 32,284
Posted By 3speedslow

A 1985 Raleigh Marathon converted to a SS upright...

A 1985 Raleigh Marathon converted to a SS upright grocery/putter/ coffee bike.
...
02-25-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 487,699
Posted By 3speedslow

Found some nice DC levers to use and FINALLY got...

Found some nice DC levers to use and FINALLY got to use the levers covers I have been saving for a lot of years!
...
02-15-22, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 487,699
Posted By 3speedslow

The DC 980’s are on and the cable pull is good...

The DC 980’s are on and the cable pull is good for the under space under the rear rack. The first plan is to drill and tap a hole for a cable adjuster through the rack.
...
02-13-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 487,699
Posted By 3speedslow

Most DC are short pull anyway. Really hoping to...

Most DC are short pull anyway. Really hoping to find some silver ones which always came on Schwinn.
02-13-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 487,699
Posted By 3speedslow

Using this winter time to change my cruiser....

Using this winter time to change my cruiser. First was the headset replaced with a nice Tange Levin CD unit. Ended up milling the ID to fit the 30.2 cups but kept the 27 crown race diameter.
...
01-24-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,822
Posted By 3speedslow

Look to the BMX parts for a rim brake. They have...

Look to the BMX parts for a rim brake. They have Dia-compe ones which are good for the amount of reach you need. I thought of using some but with posts for V brakes I am instead switching to DC canti...
01-17-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,121
Posted By 3speedslow

BikePower The seat which came on my 2010...

BikePower

The seat which came on my 2010 Schwinn Riverside cruiser was sufficiently comfortable and light-ish. You could look for take offs to start with.

I replaced it with a Selle Italia...
01-06-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 487,699
Posted By 3speedslow

Most recent. I wanted the old style chainring on...

Most recent. I wanted the old style chainring on it so found a free set in great condition. Also found a nice 70’s seatpost bolt with the “S” on it to install.

I was having trouble with the seat...
12-07-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,448
Posted By 3speedslow

No snow but dem warm sunny days are gone till...

No snow but dem warm sunny days are gone till Spring time. So glad I got out an enjoyed it with a relaxed cruise!
12-01-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,448
Posted By 3speedslow

Hardcore, both of ya!

Hardcore, both of ya!
12-01-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,517
Views: 350,403
Posted By 3speedslow

Awesome looking hybrids here. Played a little...

Awesome looking hybrids here. Played a little handle bar switch. My Son digs the straight bar and I crave the dirt drop so the Schwinn Fastback and my Specialized Globe exchanged.
...
11-30-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,448
Posted By 3speedslow

Can’t match those temps but we did do mid 60’s...

Can’t match those temps but we did do mid 60’s today. I can match with my swell Schwinn!
...
11-30-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 487,699
Posted By 3speedslow

Chain run and with a few adjustments off for a...

Chain run and with a few adjustments off for a ride around the neighborhood!
...
11-28-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 487,699
Posted By 3speedslow

Some more progress. Left to do, chain and cut...

Some more progress. Left to do, chain and cut housing and run cable. We still have some 60 degree weather to look forward to so eager to roll this around my town till it turns ugly.
...
11-27-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 487,699
Posted By 3speedslow

Holiday delays but making progress re: Schwinn...

Holiday delays but making progress re: Schwinn Riverside cruiser.
...
11-21-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3,235
Views: 365,488
Posted By 3speedslow

Having a little “me”ow time. ...

Having a little “me”ow time.

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11-21-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14,996
Views: 3,680,039
Posted By 3speedslow

Had a bike shop wanting to unload this from their...

Had a bike shop wanting to unload this from their store room. Hardly unridden from 2010 as it appears to have sucked the rear dr into the wheel soon after the owners used it. Common occurrence with...
11-17-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 487,699
Posted By 3speedslow

Hello everyone! Regular at the C&V sub forum...

Hello everyone!

Regular at the C&V sub forum but brought this cruiser home tonight and thought I would share it with you. I believe it to be a 2010 Schwinn Riverside. Looks brand new under all the...
11-06-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By 3speedslow

Jagwire had an order from Walz a while back. I...

Jagwire had an order from Walz a while back. I snagged a free one from the rep when I worked in a bike shop. It’s a regular on my head during the winter rides.
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