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09-20-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 413
Posted By daverup

The old thread is in foo, ...

The old thread is in foo,
https://www.bikeforums.net/foo/1141385-father-brown-s-bicycle.html
09-20-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 17,876
Views: 1,996,918
Posted By daverup

My Austro Daimler in front of an abandoned Iron...

My Austro Daimler in front of an abandoned Iron ore loading dock on Lake Superior.
...
09-16-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 348
Posted By daverup

I would replace the brake pads with kool stops,...

I would replace the brake pads with kool stops, and probably the handlebars. I find straight bars uncomfortable.
My 94 Crosscut came stock with butterfly bars.
...
09-16-21, 05:44 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,880
Posted By daverup

Carbon fork only, 2002 LeMond Buenos Aires, ...

Carbon fork only, 2002 LeMond Buenos Aires,

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1471/lemondfinal_6712dc30cd623ee2a7e825b9126e23366967d259.jpg
09-14-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 425
Posted By daverup

52telecaster Congrats on your good fortune with...

52telecaster Congrats on your good fortune with that bike. Especially since you had a bit of a drive to rescue it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 124,601
Posted By daverup

My 2002 Buenos Aires, found this summer on CL. ...

My 2002 Buenos Aires, found this summer on CL.
Replaced some worn chainrings, chain, and cassette. Mostly Ultegra 6500.
...
09-13-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 17,876
Views: 1,996,918
Posted By daverup

I changed the brake levers on my 86 Centurion...

I changed the brake levers on my 86 Centurion today, to 105 SLR. The change meant bar tape too, of course.
After that I took it down to the lake on a test ride, seems like a success.
...
09-08-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9,902
Views: 1,108,016
Posted By daverup

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1156/centurianironman1986_6be4c82d3d274f8309a8cc6f17fdc122807d7ef7.jpg
09-07-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By daverup

PM sent

PM sent
09-07-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 731
Posted By daverup

Those shifters look interesting too..

Those shifters look interesting too..
09-06-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 869
Posted By daverup

Amelio I'm not seeing clearly the rim profile in...

Amelio I'm not seeing clearly the rim profile in your pics. That said, I think those are hooked rims.
Here's a link to a site with a pretty clear explanation of the difference,
Hooked and Hookless...
09-06-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 762
Posted By daverup

Murray Missile Good luck with the knees. I've...

Murray Missile Good luck with the knees. I've known a few people who've gotten knee replacements fairly recently, without too many issues. I think the orthopedics tech has improved in the knee joint...
09-06-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 869
Posted By daverup

I also think the 39 ring on the front is a good...

I also think the 39 ring on the front is a good idea. If you can find a freewheel 30 or 32 on the inside, I would do both, your knees will thank you.
2nd what 79pmooney said about your tires. If...
09-06-21, 01:58 PM
09-04-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,071
Posted By daverup

That is not really what I meant. There is a trend...

That is not really what I meant. There is a trend in the latest auto tech to build all of the tech into complex assemblies. If the central display panel (controls everything) in some of the current...
09-04-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By daverup

Here is one I've got on a couple of bikes, ...

Here is one I've got on a couple of bikes,
Zefal Spy...
09-04-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,071
Posted By daverup

Most of the bikes around this forum were built as...

Most of the bikes around this forum were built as well engineered, simple, long lasting machines. With new tech, the manufacturers have delivered high performance and high cost, not very simple, not...
08-31-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By daverup

They look like these, ...

They look like these,
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1237384-nbd-schwinn-le-tour-86-huge-pics.html
08-30-21, 06:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 752
Posted By daverup

As long as you stay away from the old Schwinn 20...

As long as you stay away from the old Schwinn 20 and 26 inch stuff, you should be fine.
08-30-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 752
Posted By daverup

You do not need any Schwinn specific tire for...

You do not need any Schwinn specific tire for those rims.
I would suggest buying wire bead instead of folding, just in case the rims don't have hooks. The wire beaded will work on both, folding no....
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By daverup

I don't know that brand, but I've got 4130 frames...

I don't know that brand, but I've got 4130 frames on a couple of bikes. The gears fitted to that bike will not make hill climbing easy. 4130 is not gas pipe, but it's not really super light either....
08-27-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By daverup

I think the Mini Jungle Green would only work on...

I think the Mini Jungle Green would only work on a really faded Schwinn. Here's a little pic of the Mini paint on a Mini,
...
08-25-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 828
Posted By daverup

Routine colonoscopy on Stingrays often find rust...

Routine colonoscopy on Stingrays often find rust in the steel rims..
Still, nice price on that one, fun project
08-25-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 828
Posted By daverup

Schwinn paint in correct colors, minus fade, ...

Schwinn paint in correct colors, minus fade,
https://www.koolestuff.com/store/c8/Koolest_Kolors_Paint.html
08-25-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 828
Posted By daverup

That Stingray looks more like late 60's or 70's.

That Stingray looks more like late 60's or 70's.
08-25-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4,517
Views: 458,197
Posted By daverup

My 83 Le Tour is one of the 4130 frames, so it's...

My 83 Le Tour is one of the 4130 frames, so it's not too heavy. I did finally get enough of the 42/52 Chainrings climbing a hill recently.
So, I went from Shimano Altus, to Suntour derailleurs and...
08-24-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By daverup

I've seen postings somewhere previously about...

I've seen postings somewhere previously about Schwinn's without serial numbers.
The theory has been that some promotion bikes, that were not intended for sale, carried no serial numbers.
08-16-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17,876
Views: 1,996,918
Posted By daverup

This morning I took the Austro Daimler to the...

This morning I took the Austro Daimler to the lake. Barely visible in the background are Ensign 22ft sailboats. This week is the Ensign National Championship Regatta on Lake Superior. I might have...
08-16-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4,517
Views: 458,197
Posted By daverup

I spend the last two days rebuilding the wheels...

I spend the last two days rebuilding the wheels on my Austro Daimler. Previously I had some old dark Trek touring rims.
The new rims are Sunrims M13II, and have a bit more bling.
...
08-09-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,760
Posted By daverup

Your frame has plenty of chrome bling, that I...

Your frame has plenty of chrome bling, that I think looks good with shiny silver rims.
For some reason I think orange frames look better with blackwalls.
What do I know, I've been in trouble with...
08-09-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,246
Posted By daverup

I've had a similar thing happening recently, I...

I've had a similar thing happening recently, I think mine is a pedal bearing.
08-02-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17,876
Views: 1,996,918
Posted By daverup

Took the LeMond to the lake, ...

Took the LeMond to the lake,

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/lakelemond_31e1cf1d34199902522f7de471c73c1199d3982c.jpg
07-29-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 64,009
Views: 9,873,919
Posted By daverup

I knew 52 was wrong.. Nice bike, nice price

I knew 52 was wrong..
Nice bike, nice price
07-29-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 64,009
Views: 9,873,919
Posted By daverup

Looks a bit taller than 52. Maybe 56?

Looks a bit taller than 52. Maybe 56?
07-28-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 597
Posted By daverup

Thanks! I put 15 more happy miles on it...

Thanks!
I put 15 more happy miles on it yesterday.
07-28-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 548
Posted By daverup

She does! She stopped shopping for newer bikes...

She does! She stopped shopping for newer bikes after I built the Terry for her. :)
07-28-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 597
Posted By daverup

I think the 4130 Le Tour's are nice bikes. Not...

I think the 4130 Le Tour's are nice bikes. Not really light, but not the boat anchors that came prior.
Mine is an 83, a smooth ride on Panaracers.

...
07-28-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 548
Posted By daverup

Here are some Origin8 bar ends I had on a Trek,...

Here are some Origin8 bar ends I had on a Trek, moved them to this Terry Jacaranda I built for my daughter,
...
07-28-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4,517
Views: 458,197
Posted By daverup

New bike day for my wife. 2003 Terry Isis, in...

New bike day for my wife. 2003 Terry Isis, in nice shape.
Very minimal wrenching needed.

...
07-26-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 515
Posted By daverup

Suntour ARX works for triples, I converted my...

Suntour ARX works for triples, I converted my wife's Centurion Mixte with one.
07-24-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 393
Posted By daverup

majmt That Vent Noir is a beauty! Here's...

majmt That Vent Noir is a beauty!
Here's another headbadge,

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1335x1029/adbadge_e98b16468faaa8eee74507434ef7b2fb8feb43db.jpg
07-22-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 407
Posted By daverup

If your rims don't have hooks, it will be safer...

If your rims don't have hooks, it will be safer to run wire bead tires. Folding tires will give you trouble.
Even with the wire beads, some will work better than others.
I've had good luck with the...
07-18-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By daverup

I've had a couple of those do the same thing...

I've had a couple of those do the same thing recently. I don't really understand why, but have not tried cleaning the core yet.
07-14-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,035
Posted By daverup

I bought these recently. They are 3d printed...

I bought these recently. They are 3d printed copies.
3D printed covers...
07-13-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17,876
Views: 1,996,918
Posted By daverup

Took the (new to me) LeMond down to the lake, ...

Took the (new to me) LeMond down to the lake,


https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1351/lemondlake_d5b6207ae5ab045078084e76b5d0da8c80e9ff13.jpg
07-09-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,103
Posted By daverup

JohnDThompson Showed us the difference in this...

JohnDThompson Showed us the difference in this thread, Helicomatic 700 pics (https://www.bikeforums.net/21916563-post41.html)
I think the labryinth seals are pretty obvious too.
07-08-21, 02:53 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,103
Posted By daverup

The 5 and 6 speed freewheels both fit. The 6...

The 5 and 6 speed freewheels both fit. The 6 speed has thinner spacers between the cogs.
07-07-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,103
Posted By daverup

That wheel and hub appear to be from a mid 80's...

That wheel and hub appear to be from a mid 80's Trek 720. I've got those wheels on my Austro Daimler,
...
07-06-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,724
Posted By daverup

roger_m , Congrats on the bike build and raising...

roger_m , Congrats on the bike build and raising a daughter. :)
My daughter was really difficult 13-19 as well, I know how that feels.
It's great that your daughter appreciates a classic bike.
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