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02-23-24, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By jjhabbs

Video: JVRBG Party and bike swap! Great bikes presented!

Hey guys,
I want to thank all that came from BF! You'll recognize some of our members in the video! Everyone brought such cool vintage road bikes. Check out the vid and see whats highlighted.
...
02-22-24, 10:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,259
Posted By jjhabbs

Hey guys, I love this group! So much knowledge...

Hey guys,
I love this group! So much knowledge and information. I'm picking these bikes up on Saturday March 2nd and I'll have a video up that following friday hopefully showing more detail on the...
02-22-24, 10:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,127
Posted By jjhabbs

Thanks for the comments. The video of this event...

Thanks for the comments. The video of this event is coming tomorrow (friday am)The Rigi is featured in the video! Thanks for the kind comments.

John
JVRBG
02-16-24, 09:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,259
Posted By jjhabbs

ROAD TRIP: check out this collection I'm purchasing

Hey guys,
You've heard of N+1, Well. This time it's N+6. I picked up a new bike at the Madison swap, an early 60s Frejus, and then went to Tennessee to look at a bicycle collection to purchase!...
02-15-24, 09:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,127
Posted By jjhabbs

Great question. I ride with 60 people on Thursday...

Great question. I ride with 60 people on Thursday nights. They all know I have this collection. Maybe 2 or 3 really care. It's interesting. I know it's a lousy picture, but this is the demo that...
02-14-24, 10:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,127
Posted By jjhabbs

Pictures from our Vintage Bike Party! JVRBG

Hey guys,
Just sharing some shots from the party. A video is coming in about 9 days. We had about 35 people. Many brought bikes to show! Almost had a full house. So glad everyone came. Shared a...
02-11-24, 01:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,093
Posted By jjhabbs

Great time~ Thanks for coming everyone. A video...

Great time~
Thanks for coming everyone. A video will come soon along with a few pics. I'll probably make a new thread for it

John haboush
02-09-24, 07:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,093
Posted By jjhabbs

Hi, I would agree on the event ride. However...

Hi,
I would agree on the event ride. However this is February in Chicago. Hard to plan with the weather. IM thinking about doing this event again in the summer along with a 30 mile ride down the...
02-07-24, 08:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,093
Posted By jjhabbs

Last call. John's vintage road bike garage party

Hey guys,
I have room for about 5 more attendees. If you would like to come please send me an email.

JJhabbs@gmail.com

John...
01-28-24, 01:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,037
Posted By jjhabbs

Im surprised he didnt mention that in the...

Im surprised he didnt mention that in the interview!


John
01-27-24, 09:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,037
Posted By jjhabbs

Interview with Richard Schwinn/why he closed Waterford

Hey guys,
I had a chance to sit down with Richard Schwinn at the Madison Bike Swap. We talked about his retirement and a little bit about his feelings about the Schwinn legacy. His answer might...
01-26-24, 10:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,343
Posted By jjhabbs

Funny take! ...

Funny take!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32swwIjKjpw
01-23-24, 05:33 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,343
Posted By jjhabbs

Hey,! I wondered if the owner of this bike...

Hey,!

I wondered if the owner of this bike would speak up. I googled "in images" 650B conversion. That pic as well as many came up. I picked it because I love the trek, Plus it had such a clean...
01-22-24, 11:55 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,343
Posted By jjhabbs

Post your cycling humor here. I'll start....

Truth!
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1008x768/how_do_you_know_650b_03f50d44afca90bbe1bc4baba168947066389b92.jpg
John
01-13-24, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By jjhabbs

1983 Raleigh Prestige Pics and vid. Overhauled

Hey guys,
Something new for the garage. A friend donated his 1983 Raleigh Prestige. I completely overhauled it. The bike is very low ware. Probably a few hundred miles on it. This was made in...
01-09-24, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By jjhabbs

Hey Ya'll IF any of you know the official...

Hey Ya'll

IF any of you know the official name of the color please let me know. One thought it was Rose Gold..What say you?

John Haboush
01-07-24, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By jjhabbs

Colnago Super video Finale The complete build.

Hey all,
I learned that this bike isn't a 78. Most believe its a 76 or 77. For some reason I keep taking the sellers word for it when they sell me a bicycle. Enjoy the build.

John
...
12-27-23, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By jjhabbs

Thanks! Let me stress that you have to use the...

Thanks! Let me stress that you have to use the Mr. Clean very lightly!

John
12-26-23, 10:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,109
Posted By jjhabbs

Pre Chicago bike swap party? Any thoughts?

Hey guys,
I thought about doing another Pre-show party on Saturday February 10th.

This will be the third event. Everyone had a lot of fun the last couple so I thought I'd do it again.
...
12-26-23, 06:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By jjhabbs

Colnago Super Video: Part 1

Hey guys,
I usually like to have pics with the video. But the bike isnt done yet. Here is part one of two of the restoration. Lots of befores and afters. Let me know what you think

John Haboush...
12-18-23, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 455,581
Posted By jjhabbs

In the 80s I worked at Action Cyclery in...

In the 80s I worked at Action Cyclery in Streamwood IL. We at the time were the largest cannondale dealer. I guess we bought into the concept early. I loved the Forrest green color so I had Weiler...
12-18-23, 08:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,027
Posted By jjhabbs

beautiful bicycle, It's on my Grail list as well....

beautiful bicycle, It's on my Grail list as well. As well as a Miyata 1000 and a 82 or 83 Trek 720.

Happy trails

John
12-18-23, 08:02 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,237
Posted By jjhabbs

I have a 2016 Masi. Honestly I think its a...

I have a 2016 Masi.
Honestly I think its a great bike. I dare to call it vintage. It's a sticker on a China made bicycle. However the Chrome is great, the paint is great. It has a very harsh ride!...
12-15-23, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By jjhabbs

Thanks! I agree too. There are so much more...

Thanks! I agree too. There are so much more knowledge available when you have a bunch of Campagknowitalls commenting. My knowledge is limited to only what I know. I learn so much from the folks that...
12-13-23, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By jjhabbs

Some 70s Colnago Content. Video.

Hey guys,
Just some comfort TV. Purchased a 78 Colnago and visited a bike shop that carries old bikes.

Thanks for watching
John Haboush
https://youtu.be/K51FdLQidis
12-06-23, 07:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,181
Posted By jjhabbs

Hi, Yes. I'll be there and I will have a...

Hi,

Yes. I'll be there and I will have a booth this time!

Thanks

John
12-06-23, 07:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,181
Posted By jjhabbs

Hey Steve, There is way to much that could go...

Hey Steve,
There is way to much that could go wrong with this bike. The Gold isn't that durable for sure. The annodization will show wear. I have other Waterford built bikes I can ride to get me...
12-02-23, 11:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,181
Posted By jjhabbs

Bike pron. I rebuilt my repaired 88 Schwinn Paramount with Gold parts

I had this frameset repaired at Waterford after seeing a massive scratch on the downtube. Check out this very unique modified C-Record group on this thing! It's one of a kind. click the pic to see...
11-25-23, 08:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 147
Posted By jjhabbs

New Video: Getting the new Ochsner and a trip through Cyrils garage.

Hey guys,
I posted pics of this bike earlier. Here is a link to the video:

Thanks!

John

https://youtu.be/HN_XuFlNdTE
11-16-23, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By jjhabbs

New bike for the herd. Pictures inside

Hey guys,
I know there are fancier bikes but I've always wanted a Swiss made Ochsner. This is practically new. Full Campy Triumph with a specialized headset. I think the builder made an attempt at...
11-13-23, 03:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,412
Posted By jjhabbs

Sorry I missed your text Just go to YouTube....

Sorry I missed your text

Just go to YouTube. Type in John's Vintage Road Bike Garage

Thanks

John
11-13-23, 03:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,412
Posted By jjhabbs

HI, Yes. That's my channel.. Thanks ...

HI,
Yes. That's my channel..

Thanks
John Haboush
John's vintage road bike garage
11-04-23, 08:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,412
Posted By jjhabbs

Hey Steve. According to Richard its a "Candy"...

Hey Steve. According to Richard its a "Candy" finish. Two stage paint.

John
11-02-23, 07:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,050
Posted By jjhabbs

I'm actually going to have a table there. Havent...

I'm actually going to have a table there. Havent sold anything there in years. I think its time. The star of my show will be a 54cm 3rhensho frameset.
Looking forward to it. See you there!

John...
11-02-23, 07:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,249
Posted By jjhabbs

I sorta dig the retro frame with the not as retro...

I sorta dig the retro frame with the not as retro decals. Its a cool look

John
11-02-23, 07:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,412
Posted By jjhabbs

Repainted 72 Schwinn Paramount in Campus green. Pictures and video!

Hey guys,
I finally got my 72 paramount built. Took so long. Probably because I wanted to film it and I was having editing softare issues and I was busy. The paint turned out excellent. This is...
10-02-23, 09:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,462
Posted By jjhabbs

Thanks Bernie for the additions to the garage!...

Thanks Bernie for the additions to the garage! They are a great fit!

John
09-17-23, 03:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 761
Posted By jjhabbs

Vintage Roadbike Museum in ILLINOIS Video

Hey guys. Check out this Museum in Illinois. I met this guy 9 years ago and he had 50 bikes and most of them were junk.. NOT anymore!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwgLiWS97IY
04-01-23, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 974
Posted By jjhabbs

Mine turned out ok. Not that good though!! ...

Mine turned out ok. Not that good though!!

John
03-25-23, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 974
Posted By jjhabbs

72 Peugeot PX10 restoration

Hey guys,
Finally got around to posting part 3 of this serious. I hope you enjoy..
P.S. I do not monetize the channel. I do this as a hobby to create comfort TV for Vintage bicycle enthusiasts....
02-26-23, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By jjhabbs

2nd annual vintage bike show/party and bikeswap video.

Hey,
Thanks to the BikeForums guys that came. Great time had by all. Here is a short video of the event and the bike show the next day.
John

https://youtu.be/NZEP36E_va0
02-24-23, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 97,674
Posted By jjhabbs

Ok.. Now thats funny right there. I dont care who...

Ok.. Now thats funny right there. I dont care who you are!

John
02-22-23, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 97,674
Posted By jjhabbs

Working in a shop from 82 to 89 the Huffy...

Working in a shop from 82 to 89 the Huffy LaGrande and the Huffy Santa Fe were the most popular big box store 10 speeds of their time. They sold TONS of them and I worked on way to many!! LOL

John...
02-21-23, 03:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 261
Posted By jjhabbs

Video: Schwinn Paramount History with Richard Schwinn

Hey guys,
I have some footage from our visit that wasn't included in the first video. Richard shared with us some history on the Schwinn Paramount and Oscar Wastyn. I hope you enjoy.

JJ...
02-16-23, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 745
Posted By jjhabbs

OH that is an excellent story! For sure. Pretty...

OH that is an excellent story! For sure. Pretty cool. A whole $75 bucks huh? I know it was worth more then than now. LOL

Thanks

JOhn
02-16-23, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 745
Posted By jjhabbs

Video: Richard Schwinn gives us Waterford tour when I drop off frames for paint.

Hey guys,
I know a lot of you dont watch videos. But this one might interest you. Richard give us a tour of his shop at Waterford and tells some stories. Its worth a watch..

Thanks...
02-06-23, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 978
Posted By jjhabbs

Hi Steve, The group came out and was supposed...

Hi Steve,
The group came out and was supposed to be a fancy Ultegra group. The parts hold up just fine and are durable. However the finish would get destroyed for the average racer. It was meant...
01-29-23, 04:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 978
Posted By jjhabbs

The three hundred and Five hundred series...

The three hundred and Five hundred series bicycles didn't come in a "womans" frame. So you're probably correct.

John
01-27-23, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 978
Posted By jjhabbs

Video from the Madison Wisconsin Bike swap. Nice haul

Hey guys,
Wonder what a $1000 bucks gets you at a swap. My buddy Cyril and I had a lot of fun. Check out the vid.

https://youtu.be/GRtn8w_ODFs
01-22-23, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 825
Posted By jjhabbs

Madison Bike Swap Haul!

Had a great day at the madison Bike swap. I also got to see Lon Haldermen for the first time in a minute. Video coming soon. I'll sell the Cannondale frameset at the Chicago Winter swap in February....
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