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09-21-23, 08:43 AM
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Posted By Aardwolf

To check if it was the missing bevelling I got...

To check if it was the missing bevelling I got the dremel out:

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No...
09-20-23, 07:41 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,432
Posted By AdventureManCO

A bare-shaven scheming racoon, and you'll have...

A bare-shaven scheming racoon, and you'll have nailed it.
09-20-23, 04:18 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,432
Posted By jdawginsc

Thats what I imagine Dave looks like when working...

Thats what I imagine Dave looks like when working on the Crapamount...
09-20-23, 04:10 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,432
Posted By Mad Honk

I thought there was progress on the Ochsner...

I thought there was progress on the Ochsner today, but one of the workers from Fort Wayne showed up with some home brew. A major work stoppage ensued and it may take a while to get back on track....
09-20-23, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 235
Posted By bulgie

Correct, 11 was for regular-width 6-speed only. ...

Correct, 11 was for regular-width 6-speed only. I used them as sort of "proto-Microdrive" in the early days of mountain biking, to allow smaller chainrings and short-cage derailers. I also made an...
09-20-23, 04:51 AM
09-20-23, 04:45 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,432
Posted By jdawginsc

I love it! All points earned. Bonus point if you...

I love it! All points earned. Bonus point if you see someone (a retro snob) while riding and they turn their nose up at it!
09-19-23, 10:36 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,432
Posted By AdventureManCO

If I could, I would award you 100 points for each...

If I could, I would award you 100 points for each color, and an additional 1000 for the creativity. I can't wait to see the handlebar-streamer'd Oschner!
09-19-23, 10:28 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,432
Posted By AdventureManCO

Since we already had a huge 17lb wheel in the...

Since we already had a huge 17lb wheel in the back, we needed the same for the front. NO PROBLEMO....
09-19-23, 10:11 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,432
Posted By AdventureManCO

Okay! In Opposite Land (the Le Grande HQ), the...

Okay! In Opposite Land (the Le Grande HQ), the Crapamount got a serious upgrade (downgrade) tonight! We are making major progress (regression, for literally every other person on the face of the...
09-19-23, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 235
Posted By Jeff Wills

SunTour 5-speed and Ultra-6 freewheels are...

SunTour 5-speed and Ultra-6 freewheels are relatively easy to remove without removing any cogs. The usual technique of retaining the removal tool with the QR skewer is necessary.

Iím glad the OP...
09-19-23, 06:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,338
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Day 1 was a hard day in the saddle. Lots of...

Day 1 was a hard day in the saddle. Lots of thick, soupy gravel. The crew handled it well.amongst the group, about 250 miles of gravel and only one flat.
...
09-19-23, 03:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,338
Posted By gugie

nlerner, northbend, Jeff Wills, we would have...

nlerner, northbend, Jeff Wills, we would have paid a kingís ransome for a cold brew at the top of The Wall. Most of us have done Cino and Eroica Cali, and agreed itís a harder climb than any they...
09-18-23, 11:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,801
Posted By merziac

I agree it was fantastic in the beginning, like...

I agree it was fantastic in the beginning, like them both and prefer the Cambria version for the more gritty, intimate vibe, probably just me.

The early version won't return I think. :twitchy:
...
09-18-23, 08:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,801
Posted By Brad L

I run a monthly vintage group in the Houston area...

I run a monthly vintage group in the Houston area and have a few sub-30-year-old riders. Theyíre very enthusiastic!

How? I think the bicycle industry is doing a lot of it for us. With the price of...
09-18-23, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 307
Posted By rch427

Show us your Baines "Whirlwind" AKA "Flying Gate"!

I've long been obsessed with eccentric British frame designs of the 1930s, and have wanted an example of a Baines "Whirlwind" (more commonly known as a "Flying Gate") since I first saw a couple of...
09-17-23, 10:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 634
Posted By AdventureManCO

What oxalic acid wouldn't do to get on that bike...

What oxalic acid wouldn't do to get on that bike for a good soak.
09-17-23, 06:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 102
Posted By jonwvara

Propellor on a Schwinn Varsity

This video is way too long, but it's kind of entertaining to watch it from about the 31 minute mark.:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5gbT7Uo5qY
09-16-23, 05:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By jdawginsc

Thatís a beauty. I had a tough time tracking down...

Thatís a beauty. I had a tough time tracking down info on mine. Images are hard to come by.
09-15-23, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By Jeff Wills

Tried them for a couple months in 1990. Tough to...

Tried them for a couple months in 1990. Tough to clip in, damn near impossible to put a foot down at a stoplight. I was very happy to switch to Shimano SPD (mountain style) a couple months later.
09-15-23, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By tinkerbike

I had these Sampson pedals. The cleats made it...

I had these Sampson pedals. The cleats made it impossible to walk in your bike shoes. I went to LOOK pedals, and still ride Deltas on most road bikes, but two bolt Shimano SPD pedals have proven to...
09-14-23, 06:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 316
Posted By rhm

The steel bracket holding the center together is...

The steel bracket holding the center together is from a Wrights or Lycett swallow (both were Brooks products) from the early 60"s. The rest of the saddle is a Pro with copper rivets.
09-13-23, 09:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 964
Posted By ryanl092

I found this youtube video after knowing it's a...

I found this youtube video after knowing it's a suntour barcon. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUVWtYl1568 at 2:49 to 3:09

and then 18:44 to 18:56. It's CW to loose it and CCW to tight it !...
09-13-23, 07:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 964
Posted By bikingshearer

The "Schwinn Approved" rear derailleur is a...

The "Schwinn Approved" rear derailleur is a rebadged Shimano Crane GS, a very good RD for its day (although Suntours were a bit better) and still more than adequate today. The "Schwinn Approved"...
09-13-23, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3,089
Views: 362,876
Posted By SwimmerMike

I buy the shop roll that is 16m. Still more...

I buy the shop roll that is 16m. Still more expensive but closer to $8 per tire.
09-13-23, 05:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,450
Posted By Kabuki12

I have Campagnolo NR on almost all my bikes and...

I have Campagnolo NR on almost all my bikes and love them . The article says it is able to run on a 30 tooth rear cog and then later states that it can run on a 28 tooth . I have mostly 14-28 FW’s...
09-12-23, 11:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By The Thin Man

FS: NOS Suntour Superbe Brake Caliper & Lever Set w/ Original Box

Up for grabs is a NOS Suntour Superbe brake caliper and lever set that I just haven't found a project for. But I know one of you can.

The caliper set is in perfect condition. Of course it is. It...
09-12-23, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3,089
Views: 362,876
Posted By SwimmerMike

Same here. I've never had a problem removing a...

Same here. I've never had a problem removing a taped on tire by hand.
09-11-23, 11:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,338
Posted By nlerner

Man, you retired guys have all the fun.

Man, you retired guys have all the fun.
09-11-23, 07:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,064
Posted By albrt

The freewheel appeared clean and unused, so there...

The freewheel appeared clean and unused, so there was plenty of grease inside and the bearings did not pop out when it opened. Capturing everything was no problem, and I suspect the freewheel can be...
09-10-23, 08:46 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,432
Posted By Mad Honk

Oh no, That saddle needs a good gel cover that...

Oh no, That saddle needs a good gel cover that slips over and ties down to hold it in place! We can't take chances with AMCO's dairy air as he will have to ride on that thing for a few miles. ...
09-10-23, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 349
Posted By 75lechamp

I did find a link to the '73 Paramount specs...

I did find a link to the '73 Paramount specs document: http://www.schwinnbikeforum.com/SLDB/Adobe/1973%20Paramount%20Catalog.pdf

I believe that the P10-9 and P15-9 both shared the same frame, a...
09-10-23, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 349
Posted By merziac

We've discussed this many times, Campy brakes...

We've discussed this many times, Campy brakes were optional with the Weinmann's being standard.

The Campy's were not technically offered on 15 speed touring bikes as Schwinn deemed them inadequate...
09-10-23, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 349
Posted By AdventureManCO

You always seem to have the classiest bikes in...

You always seem to have the classiest bikes in town. Kudos!


I didn't see you at the Eddy Rando - did you come? Maybe I just missed you.


My Paramount would be jealous. But since I keep my...
09-10-23, 03:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 349
Posted By 75lechamp

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Oval logo 1/A, Giro d'Italia...
09-10-23, 03:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 349
Posted By 75lechamp

'73 Paramount P15-9 build - J7373

Well, here is Paramount #5.... a very nice 1973 P15-9, serial number J7373 (September 1973, 73rd frame that month, kind of cool). I had my local painter redo the original color, Silver Mist. At...
09-10-23, 10:46 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,432
Posted By Ironfish653

My 89 Pinnacle, with itís Amazon 1x conversion,...

My 89 Pinnacle, with itís Amazon 1x conversion, close-out Haro BMX tires and pit-bike moto bars finds your 92 a worthy competitor in this endeavor.

Thus speaketh the Garyís :thumb:
...
09-10-23, 10:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,064
Posted By albrt

Seems like the alloy threads on the hub might be...

Seems like the alloy threads on the hub might be softer than the brassy threads inside the freewheel. Is there something I am not getting about the hammering technique that avoids damage to the hub?...
09-10-23, 01:59 AM
09-10-23, 01:40 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,432
Posted By AdventureManCO

The next best thing is this goofy Avocet, and...

The next best thing is this goofy Avocet, and while I'm lamenting the fact that it is alloy (and therefore, somewhat resembling a higher-quality piece of kit) I'm quite relieved that it is still a...
09-10-23, 01:26 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,432
Posted By AdventureManCO

Okay! It's late, and what better time to perform...

Okay! It's late, and what better time to perform freakish, Frankenstein monster mayhem than in the middle of the night when no one's looking?

Let the desecration commence!


pastorbobnlnh , If...
09-10-23, 01:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 603
Posted By panzerwagon

This problem does not exist in my N+1 world....

This problem does not exist in my N+1 world. Thereís always a bike to ride even if several get stuck in the maintenance yard for a while.
09-09-23, 10:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 814
Posted By Brad L

I was about to start the restoration of the Mavic...

I was about to start the restoration of the Mavic 410 brake calipers but the plastic piece on the quick release mechanism of both calipers broke. So, while I search for replacement parts, I thought...
09-09-23, 06:16 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,432
Posted By jdawginsc

The Canvas for the art

The Toilet Bowlnago has been stripped of its expensive clothing (Super Record seatpost, front brake without acorn nut, Cinelli bars and stem, and Super Record headset (lots of loose balls as a...
09-09-23, 01:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,064
Posted By madpogue

How much wood would Phil Wood kill if Phil.... oh...

How much wood would Phil Wood kill if Phil.... oh never mind.....
09-08-23, 08:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 964
Posted By ryanl092

Itís time consuming to remove those pain. ...

Itís time consuming to remove those pain.

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40% of head tube done.
09-08-23, 05:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,064
Posted By repechage

I think you need to do the ďKurtĒ damp swaddling...

I think you need to do the ďKurtĒ damp swaddling cloth approach- many of those rust eaters do not play well with aluminum.
09-08-23, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Posted By gugie

I'd like to work on super low temp brazing...

I'd like to work on super low temp brazing compounds, but I've got a room temperature superconductivity project to complete first for another customer.
09-08-23, 04:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,064
Posted By SurferRosa

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09-08-23, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Posted By nlerner

I have a navel. I have some jelly in the...

I have a navel. I have some jelly in the cupboard. Should I make a TikTok?
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