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09-13-21, 05:05 AM
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Posted By top506

TA triplizers on the bay, 130 and 135 BCD

https://www.ebay.com/itm/124427733908?epid=21016784209&hash=item1cf8788b94:g:mdUAAOSwFvVfpYsw

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09-13-21, 04:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 951
Posted By top506

I thought that black matched the vibe of this...

I thought that black matched the vibe of this bike rather than skinwalls:


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09-11-21, 05:01 AM
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Views: 147
Posted By top506

Let's try this again: CCRT Autumn ride.

The usual suspects know all about it, and all others welcome.Sunday Oct 10th at the Dennis trailhead. C&V themed but anything acceptable. Generally kicks off about 10 AM.
Didn't happen last year at...
09-09-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,224
Posted By top506

The bottom bracket really isn't any big...

The bottom bracket really isn't any big deal-pressed in cartridge bearings and spindle. Anyone who has dealt with a Viscount shouldn't have any troubles.

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09-09-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By top506

It will shortly be listed here in search of a new...

It will shortly be listed here in search of a new home, along with a Grand Record frame and fork. Both look to be 56cm or so.

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09-09-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By top506

The ''repaired' FD was never on the old frame....

The ''repaired' FD was never on the old frame. FWIW, the screws don't make contact with the seat tube. I dressed them off flush with the ID of the mounting band.

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09-09-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By top506

Grand Jubilee upgrade and repair (farmer style)

Since I built the bike I've been in search of a proper Huret Jubliee derailleur and shifter set. I've also been horrified by what they can fetch on the open market. When one of my customers gifted me...
09-09-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,224
Posted By top506

Nice that you didn't have to improvise the cable...

Nice that you didn't have to improvise the cable stops.


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09-09-21, 06:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,224
Posted By top506

The patent itself on a fat-tubed Schwinn: ...

The patent itself on a fat-tubed Schwinn:

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Forum: Northeast
09-09-21, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9,475
Views: 1,136,466
Posted By top506

Small world. My wife went to grad school at...

Small world.
My wife went to grad school at Mass Art, my elder daughter graduated from Manny, my younger from Simmons.

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09-07-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 662
Posted By top506

I ran mine with a 13-26 7 block and 52/42/28...

I ran mine with a 13-26 7 block and 52/42/28 cranks.

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09-07-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 662
Posted By top506

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A Phil Wood BB will allow you to adjust the chain line for an easy double to...
09-07-21, 05:53 AM
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Views: 267,505
Posted By top506

Most likely a Giant product out of Taiwan. ...

Most likely a Giant product out of Taiwan.

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09-05-21, 04:45 PM
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Views: 540
Posted By top506

This. Top

This.

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09-05-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 439
Posted By top506

FWIW, I assemble crank sets dry. Top

FWIW, I assemble crank sets dry.

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09-03-21, 07:35 AM
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Posted By top506

I miss that jarhead. Top

I miss that jarhead.

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09-02-21, 04:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By top506

PM sent. Top

PM sent.

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09-01-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,224
Posted By top506

The paint on my early '80s proto-Preformance is...

The paint on my early '80s proto-Preformance is boring.


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08-31-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By top506

Quill seat posts, who made 'em?

As the owner of two XXX series Schwinn I have an abiding interest it quill seat posts. I know about the problematic SunTour and the Unobtainium American Classic (have one of each). Who else made a...
08-31-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,102
Views: 267,505
Posted By top506

This thread re-surfaced in a timely manner, as I...

This thread re-surfaced in a timely manner, as I just finished overhauling this last week:

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08-31-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,233
Posted By top506

Is that reverse action like the Compe V? Top

Is that reverse action like the Compe V?

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08-30-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,020
Posted By top506

The actual attachment is from the rear of the RD....

The actual attachment is from the rear of the RD. The Allen socket on the front is only to adjust spring tension. There's a pretty good blow by blow procedure here on the forums somewhere.

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08-30-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,020
Posted By top506

I've used the 4/6/810 RD on a triple crank...

I've used the 4/6/810 RD on a triple crank (52/42/28) with a 13-25 7 block successfully. Granted, the 28 was a bail-out used only with the 25t rear cog.
If you go with a Simplex RD, remember that...
08-30-21, 06:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 598
Posted By top506

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08-28-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 822
Posted By top506

That would look awesome on the Black Lightning! ...

That would look awesome on the Black Lightning!


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08-28-21, 05:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By top506

If this were 54cm it would already be on it's way...

If this were 54cm it would already be on it's way to Maine.

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08-28-21, 05:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 557
Posted By top506

I think I paid a c-note for the Old Nail. The...

I think I paid a c-note for the Old Nail. The blue one was$ 60-75 for the frame and fork. I invested about $90 in the powdercoat and graphics and built it with stuff from the barn. Sold for $350.
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08-28-21, 05:22 AM
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Views: 557
Posted By top506

A little red primer classes up any ride........:p...

A little red primer classes up any ride........:p

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08-25-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 557
Posted By top506

I've had two of these pass through my hands: ...

I've had two of these pass through my hands:

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The Old Nail. I rode this until the...
08-20-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By top506

A different kettle of fish altogether! ...

A different kettle of fish altogether!

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The chrome will clean up nicely.
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08-20-21, 06:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By top506

Drive to Bangor: Allez SE and Super Course

A listing for a red Allez SE appeared in the local marketplace. I contacted the seller and headed North on I-95.

Doesn't look TOO bad from here:

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08-16-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 533
Posted By top506

Might want to add the Schwinn Tempo and Miyata...

Might want to add the Schwinn Tempo and Miyata 512 to the list.

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08-12-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By top506

PM on the way. MP

PM on the way.

MP
08-10-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 772
Posted By top506

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Needs work but can be had cheap.....

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08-07-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,031
Posted By top506

FWIW, this has been my daughter's bike for years....

FWIW, this has been my daughter's bike for years. I'll post pics in the AM

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08-07-21, 05:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By top506

A Superior barn find

The CL add just said 'Schwinn bicycle'. Lousy non-drive side pic. Short money, close enough to check out:

Just as found, Flicstand and all. I'll have to find a tall boy for this one! Stem has to...
08-04-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 656
Posted By top506

Pretty much squares with my experience with the...

Pretty much squares with my experience with the GPX equipped Ironman. Click...CLACK...THUNK!. Sunrace freewheel helped mightily.
I have had very good luck with a Sachs Aris freewheel working with...
08-03-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 173,480
Posted By top506

FWIW, I had a lowly 290s, bottom of the Signature...

FWIW, I had a lowly 290s, bottom of the Signature series, and it was a great ride. Had it been 54cm rather than 52 it would still be hanging out in the barn.

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07-26-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,321
Posted By top506

Graces my latest Klein build, Biopace and all. ...

Graces my latest Klein build, Biopace and all.


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07-26-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9,902
Views: 1,104,225
Posted By top506

Coleman issues? Really? You want to talk about...

Coleman issues? Really? You want to talk about Coleman issues?

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07-19-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By top506

I'm inclined to agree. The rear DOs are Campy, as...

I'm inclined to agree. The rear DOs are Campy, as they are on my other GJ. The front are unmarked. The RD is the Campy-compatable version, with the stop cast into the upper pivot body eliminating the...
07-19-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4,247
Views: 413,104
Posted By top506

PM sent Top

PM sent

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07-19-21, 08:48 AM
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Views: 413,104
Posted By top506

PM sent. Top

PM sent.

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07-19-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By top506

Gifted with a mystery Motobecane

Was chatting with a customer on the job as he admired my Alan/Gurt on display when he said he had an old bike of his in the attic and did I want it. I said sure, thinking of a bike boom pug, Raleigh,...
07-18-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4,247
Views: 413,104
Posted By top506

Need Schwinn stuff

Need two pair of 'Schwinn clips':
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And one pair of tiny screws for a...
07-18-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4,247
Views: 413,104
Posted By top506

Campy for Huret

Will swap a pair of Campy bar end shifters for a pair or Huret Jubilee DT shifters.

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07-12-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,935
Posted By top506

Do flippers count? Mine all get stripped to the...

Do flippers count? Mine all get stripped to the frame and overhauled from there; pretty much the same as a build from scratch.

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07-09-21, 05:53 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,463
Posted By top506

One good thing about the vid coverage: I no...

One good thing about the vid coverage: I no longer have to explain what a lead out is to my coworkers.

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Forum: Introductions
07-07-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By top506

Hope to see you on the Cape Cod rail Trail fall...

Hope to see you on the Cape Cod rail Trail fall ride.

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