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Forum: For Sale
04-01-24, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Hi, You should also list it in C & V Sales. ...

Hi,
You should also list it in C & V Sales.
Cheers,
Replies: 48
Views: 1,999
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Hi, Another suggestion you may be able to get...

Hi,
Another suggestion you may be able to get him to test the waters on. Pick the best looking 3 or 4 that have “forged” or integrated derailleur hangers on them. The Raleigh Racing, Schwinn SS,...
Replies: 35
Views: 1,249
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Hi, Didnít see any mention of size for this...

Hi,
Didnít see any mention of size for this bike. I have a bike with the same frameset. Itís 580 which is actually a 56cm square when measured CTC. I got it as a work-in-progress after the PO had...
Replies: 35
Views: 1,249
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Even though the Waterford operation has shut down...

Even though the Waterford operation has shut down and steel Paramounts havenít been available since the mid 90s, I donít see the prices changing much. The number of Schwinn fans that remember the...
03-16-24, 06:58 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 81,103
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Give them a call

Hi,
Give them a call: 503-584-1052. Ask for John Henry or Kirk. Kirk is the manager & hard to get a hold of. John Henry is more attuned to what is available.
Cheers,
Van
03-16-24, 10:42 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 81,103
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Salem, Oregon Co-op & recycling center

Hi folks,
Just to clear up this inane discussion! The Northwest Hub, located at the corner of Broadway & Market in Salem, is the designated collector for bikes/parts left at this transfer station....
02-21-24, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

How about a picture so we know what we are not...

How about a picture so we know what we are not looking for. 😏
Cheers,
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

....and the bar ends are mounted up side down,...

....and the bar ends are mounted up side down, but I do like the color scheme!
Cheers,
Replies: 12
Views: 878
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Color me skeptical. This does not look like...

Color me skeptical. This does not look like Eisentraut quality. Even the so called “production” Limiteds were much nicer. No head badge plus the style & components are from long after Albert...
Replies: 14
Views: 957
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Wait until spring, then add 50%!🤪 Cheers, Van

Wait until spring, then add 50%!🤪
Cheers,
Van
Replies: 45
Views: 2,292
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Hi, I’m a fan of quality vintage bikes and a...

Hi,
I’m a fan of quality vintage bikes and a former resident of your area, Boulder, currently in Salem, Oregon. I volunteer at our local bike co-op. Our primary market is MTBs, hybrids, cruisers,...
01-20-24, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 927
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Unfortunately, Iím in the same position. Not so...

Unfortunately, Iím in the same position. Not so much with bikes & frames, but lots of parts. You may just provide the incentive to get moving. Plus, you have presented this with a great sense of...
01-01-24, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,426
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Time for many of us to get on with sharing the...

Time for many of us to get on with sharing the stuff we won’t use! 😁
GLWTS
Cheers,
Van
12-28-23, 04:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,622
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

SharpByCoop Way to go! It great to see another...

SharpByCoop Way to go! It great to see another classy vintage bike saved.
Cheers,
Van
12-08-23, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Dang, nice stuff! GLWTS, Van

Dang, nice stuff!
GLWTS,
Van
12-07-23, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6,470
Views: 769,807
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Hi, You should invest in a repair manual. If...

Hi,
You should invest in a repair manual. If English threads, the fixed cup goes on the right (drive side) & is left hand treaded. The removable cup goes on the left & has right hand threads. ...
11-29-23, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 762
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

The hubs look like Nuovo Tipo. Info indicates...

The hubs look like Nuovo Tipo. Info indicates that they were introduced mid 60s which fits with the estimated vintage for the bike. During that time frame some amateurs actually rode their bikes to...
10-18-23, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

WOW, that’s nice! Too bad I don’t have a bike...

WOW, that’s nice! Too bad I don’t have a bike except my Paramount 50th Anniversary Edition to put it on and it’s all DuraAce & Cinelli.😃
Cheers,
Van
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

1997 Bianchi Veloce Value

Hi folks,

The co-op where I volunteer recently had a Celeste 1997 Bianchi Velope donated. Itís in extremely good condition and appears to be mostly original according to my research, but there is...
09-24-23, 06:55 PM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,105,071
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Is it just me or is this ad extremely weird? ...

Is it just me or is this ad extremely weird?
Funny that he covered the signature on the ďhistoryĒ letter. Who refers to Edward Schwinn as ďEddieĒ? Did the frame really sit in inventory for about a...
09-06-23, 06:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 873
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

The good doctor’s generosity continues & we thank...

The good doctor’s generosity continues & we thank you. 😀
Cheers,
08-26-23, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Quite lovely! Excellent job & a great idea for a...

Quite lovely! Excellent job & a great idea for a restomod.
Cheers,
Van
08-24-23, 06:54 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,135
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Not so crazy,

Hi,
Iím a product of the same roller coaster ride that Gugie has been on. Started young & spent 35 years in it. For the most part I enjoyed it. In the spring of 2001 I volunteered for a RIF & got a...
Forum: For Sale
07-29-23, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 841
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Do you mean 4700? 7400 is old DuraAce.

Do you mean 4700? 7400 is old DuraAce.
07-26-23, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6,470
Views: 769,807
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

[QUOTE=ehcoplex;22965294]You can pretty easily...

[QUOTE=ehcoplex;22965294]You can pretty easily make your own DIY 'special tool' for extracting the cups. Get some 3/4" copper pipe (Lowe's, HD, local building supply should have 12" lengths, maybe...
07-20-23, 12:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,686
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

You got me on that one!🥵. Been there done that. ...

You got me on that one!🥵. Been there done that.
Van
07-19-23, 06:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,267
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

I have two wheelsets with Mavic 550 Dakar hubs &...

I have two wheelsets with Mavic 550 Dakar hubs & these 8 speed freewheels plus Suntour barcons. Nary a problem in several hundred miles. Iíve found that shifting is best using a KMC 8 speed Z chain....
07-01-23, 12:44 PM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,105,071
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Strange components for a Santana. Plus 27inch...

Strange components for a Santana. Plus 27inch wheels. Brakes look like it could be an early one.
Cheers,
Van
06-30-23, 06:32 PM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,105,071
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Strange, bolt in seat post clamp. Otherwise,...

Strange, bolt in seat post clamp. Otherwise, great looking bike & a heck of a bargain!
Cheers,
Van
06-18-23, 09:38 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 17,548
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Challenge complete, I think!

This was an odd accumulation of 66 miles. It was made up of a lot of short trips. My longest day was 8 miles in two outings. A few 5 mile days, but most were two to three milers; groceries,...
06-08-23, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Hi, The pump is labeled ďSKS PumpsĒ on both the...

Hi,
The pump is labeled ďSKS PumpsĒ on both the badge and on the recommended tire pressure label below it. Very badly weathered. The saddle pillar is indeed 26.2. BTW, I like your nomenclature....
06-06-23, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Tansini potential

Hi Folks,

This bike was donated to our local co-op where I volunteer. I know itís nothing special, but it intrigues me. The info available indicates that these were made by an Italian moped...
06-06-23, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Masi Gran Corsa components

Hi Folks,
I recently acquired a Masi USA Gran Corsa need help identifying the components. It apparently came with a Campagnolo group. The headset, crankset, brakes, front wheel (Omega label) &...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,980
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Hi, Thanks for broadening my knowledge base.😲 ...

Hi,
Thanks for broadening my knowledge base.😲
Cheers,
Van
Replies: 15
Views: 1,980
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Lovely bike! It certainly looks like a Waterford...

Lovely bike! It certainly looks like a Waterford Paramount. Verifications: serial number on the bottom bracket will start with three numbers (size in mm) followed by three letters (one of which is...
04-18-23, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Oh well, there is always one of those adapter...

Oh well, there is always one of those adapter nuts!😖
Cheers,
Van
03-31-23, 08:53 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 17,548
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

1983 Raleigh USA Grand Prix Launch

Hi folks,

The big Z directed me to the ďFrom the frame upĒ category.

So, this is my launch:

My before picture was posted a couple of days ago. Iíll post updates periodically. This will be...
03-29-23, 09:48 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 17,548
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

1983 Raleigh USA Grand Prix

Hi folks,

Iím not quite sure what category to put this in. Itís definitely not a Restoration or did it start from a single part. I could probably do it under the Mucho-cheapo budget, but that...
02-22-23, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Update info + Pix

Hello again,
There's a Raleigh 502 tubing decal and the riveted style head badge. The serial number follows the same format as shown by Schreck83 for an Asian build.
Here's a couple of pix of the...
01-21-23, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Hello, The bar width shown is CTC. The outside...

Hello,
The bar width shown is CTC. The outside for the PIVO is 42.5 & for the "M" is 41.0.
It looks like the "M" bars (Left) are close to parallel while the PIVO (RIGHT) has a little more spread....
01-13-23, 10:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 975
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

That was my impression also, but the counter man...

That was my impression also, but the counter man at this NAPA store wasnít interested in my low $ purchase and wasnít very helpful. I got the first one that I figured would get me on the road. These...
01-11-23, 11:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 975
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

All is well that ends well!

Hi folks,

My trip to the auto parts store successfully solved the spacing problems. The designation for the washers is M12 for the ID of 12mm. they come in various materials, outside diameters and...
12-10-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,583
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Hello, Great looking Limited! Love the paint...

Hello,
Great looking Limited! Love the paint job.
Just curious, how certain are you that it’s a 77? I have a 76 Limited & the serial number is 76L???. There have been others posted on the forum...
11-22-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,023
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Personally, I wouldn’t mess with it. If you...

Personally, I wouldn’t mess with it. If you decide to roll it, the maple blocks are probably a better option. Less chance of marking the chrome.
Cheers,
Van
11-18-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,571
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Haven’t seen them before your post. The top view...

Haven’t seen them before your post. The top view looks a lot like the Brooks copy sold by Spa Cycles in the UK. I have 2 & they are comparable to Brooks. Maybe a little easier to break in.
Cheers,...
11-17-22, 10:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,756
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Hi folks, I’m not sure how passing recycled...

Hi folks,
I’m not sure how passing recycled bikes on to another person relates to the fishing term, but here is my practice. When Covid forced me to my volunteer work at home, I frequently would...
11-16-22, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,010
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

80s Dawes Sport Touring model mix up.

Hi folks,

This afternoon I took a recently acquired Dawes bicycle out for the first test ride, but have not been able to identify the model. I got the frameset from The Bike Farm in Portland...
11-08-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,673
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Have to agree with unworthy1. OA bath, a little...

Have to agree with unworthy1. OA bath, a little scrubbing, careful media blasting & a proper powder coating will make it an excellent regular rider. It’s my size, but too many winter projects in the...
11-05-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,105,071
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Seems like a huge premium for the sellerís...

Seems like a huge premium for the sellerís sentiment value. Doesnít look very well taken care of & with no decals. He is about 4X on the price.
Cheers,
Senior Ryder
11-02-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 997
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Nope, itís like deep orange vs bright orange. Or,...

Nope, itís like deep orange vs bright orange. Or, it could just be your monitor.😉
Cheers,
Van

BTW, the Dawes cleaned up nicely. Build is in progress. Iíll let you know how it rides.
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