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Forum: Foo
06-24-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 599
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

When I saw the thread title, 'Be Careful with...

When I saw the thread title, 'Be Careful with Chainsaws', I thought, oh no, I hope Hondo is not injured.
Hondo's posts are typically entertaining and it is fun to see his perspective &...
06-12-22, 02:22 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,229
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

12/31/67 CRASH Caesars Palace fountains ...

12/31/67 CRASH Caesars Palace fountains
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81NX56ucaKY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JgXrgrsUhOE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZz0Qb4u3X4

10-25-75 ...
06-11-22, 09:45 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,136
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/12253...

https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/1225348-bike-stands-lidl-starting-wednesday-3-10-2021-a.html


** SEE post #13 ABOVE ***

LIDL's Sat June 18th, 2022 -and- Sun June 19, 2022 ...
06-11-22, 04:03 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 244,469
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Re: FREE SPIRIT (Jimmy78) see post # 160 and #...

Re: FREE SPIRIT (Jimmy78) see post # 160 and # 161............. "black cherry color" 'Sunbird' FREE SPIRIT was Korean made, base model 10 speed still in SEARS catalog in 1984 (this 10 speed features...
06-11-22, 01:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,544
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

LIDL Saturday June 18th, 2022 & Sunday June...

LIDL Saturday June 18th, 2022 & Sunday June 19th, 2022 ONLY **** bicycle repair stand $39.99 WHILE SUPPLIES LAST (No.398653)

also LIDL Sat 6/18 & Sun 6/19 ONLY (while supplies...
06-07-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,936
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

While livedarklions is entirely correct with his...

While livedarklions is entirely correct with his collective "downsides" to helmets, none of them are based in practical reality.

HERE ARE MANY new no-name chinese BICYCLE HELMETS which are...
06-07-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 703
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

There are several specific models from Shimano...

There are several specific models from Shimano and Suntour which do the large 32 teeth 1st gear cog.
Actually there are plenty of them but my limited brain might be in idiot mode right now as I'm...
06-06-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

My favorite "dumb" speedometer/odometer is the...

My favorite "dumb" speedometer/odometer is the INBIKE IC-321 wireless unit.
HERE IS THE INSTRUCTION MANUAL for the INBIKE IC-321:
https://www.kupkolo.cz/data/files/manual-39110-11_21-22.pdf
...
06-06-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,936
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

BETTER TO BE WEARING A BICYCLE HELMET, AND NOT...

BETTER TO BE WEARING A BICYCLE HELMET, AND NOT NEED IT, THAN TO BE WITHOUT WEARING ONE, AND THEN NEED HEAD PROTECTION!!!

There is NO downside to wearing a bicycle helmet*.

* UNLESS perhaps...
06-04-22, 10:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 703
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

SUNTOUR rear derailleurs were factory issue on ...

SUNTOUR rear derailleurs were factory issue on a 1977 varsity "variant" that was officially badged as the Schwinn Sportabout and the Schwinn Runabout.

THESE WERE JUST SUNTOUR EQUIPPED...
06-04-22, 06:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 703
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The Huret Allvit is about as good as they ever...

The Huret Allvit is about as good as they ever were from Europeans in rear derailleurs, but they are second rate to anything from Shimano or Maeda SUNTOUR.
The shimano built SCHWINN APPROVED ...
Forum: Foo
06-02-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,529
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The tax credits are essentially "PORK" spending...

The tax credits are essentially "PORK" spending to assist in both boosting sales of electric vehicles and incentivize these wealthy folks into becoming early adopters which otherwise, many likely...
Forum: Foo
06-02-22, 03:48 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,529
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Everybody that is 60 and over remembers the...

Everybody that is 60 and over remembers the 1970's where gasoline was $0.35 a Gallon for LEADED REGULAR(89 Octane) in June 1973.
LEADED REGULAR(89 Octane) was about two cents per gallon less...
05-31-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

With all the bright year-round sunshine in...

With all the bright year-round sunshine in Savannah, you're gonna be blinded by the 'light reflecting off of all that chrome, if you don't wear eye protection!

.....Not just one great one, but ...
Forum: Foo
05-30-22, 11:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,750
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

LINDA RONSTADT - LOVE IS A ROSE chords: C, F, G...

LINDA RONSTADT - LOVE IS A ROSE chords: C, F, G (yeah, it is a Neil Young composition, but it was an unreleased Neil Young song at the time LINDA released it)...
Forum: Foo
05-30-22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,750
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Hey, I want to comment for a little bit on...

Hey, I want to comment for a little bit on MOVEABLE CHORDS.
Hey, I learned to play long, long, long ago, via the unschooled, monkey see, monkey do, backwoods hillbilly methods, completely...
Forum: Foo
05-29-22, 05:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,750
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The Beatles HEY JUDE (CAPO III ) ***place your...

The Beatles HEY JUDE (CAPO III ) ***place your CAPO on 3rd Fret (so it gives you Key of F.......you know, so that the D chord you are playing will ring out, sound as F )
*****Hey, FORGET ABOUT the...
Forum: Foo
05-29-22, 04:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,750
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

UNDER THE BOARDWALK (chords: G, D7, G7, C, Em, D)...

UNDER THE BOARDWALK (chords: G, D7, G7, C, Em, D) The Drifters, also The ROLLING STONES did it in 1964, it is on the Stones' great 12 X 5 album.
****PLAY D7 in the VERSE part only instead of the D...
05-26-22, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 289
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The party never stops,........almost, anyway, ...

The party never stops,........almost, anyway, with a little luck in the genes department and a continued dedication to strive to stay in shape, so to add to the probability of remaining healthy...
Forum: Foo
05-26-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,750
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Arright all of you wannabee six string strummers,...

Arright all of you wannabee six string strummers, HERE ARE A FEW MORE Easy Tunes that Yall will be able to Rock the hell out of like a pro, within probably a week.
Don't OVERTHINK this stuff.
...
Forum: Foo
05-15-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 760
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Hondo, you know you can make your own CD's. ...

Hondo, you know you can make your own CD's.

For example, you can capture the audio from the best one with the audio part of your NOV 2021 Austin Rolling Stones show.

EQ: adjust the bass &...
Forum: Foo
05-14-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Thanks for the heads up. I did not know that...

Thanks for the heads up. I did not know that they had officially issued any more than what encompassed SIDE 3 of LOVE YOU LIVE.

..."Everything alright in the critics section, watch out for the...
05-14-22, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

This is probably totally backwards but this is my...

This is probably totally backwards but this is my method.
Obviously it depends on your carrier and whether you can live with an Android that is ancient (SAMSUNG Galaxy On5 model from 2016 is the...
05-13-22, 02:57 AM
Replies: 26,198
Views: 3,697,767
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

a very nice old ROSS Eurotour 3 speed stepthrough...

a very nice old ROSS Eurotour 3 speed stepthrough in a lovely blue color, one piece crank,
https://athensga.craigslist.org/bik/d/athens-50cm-ross-eurotour-vintage/7471409194.html
05-13-22, 12:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,362
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Charlie Ky's recommendation on the $13.99 HARBOR...

Charlie Ky's recommendation on the $13.99 HARBOR FREIGHT "High Flow Hand Air Pump" (sku 63304) pump is a great one. It is well built and durable. I would only say that its gauge is "ballpark"...
Forum: Foo
05-11-22, 12:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,750
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The Faces - Ooh La La (1973) .....Ron Wood sang...

The Faces - Ooh La La (1973) .....Ron Wood sang this one, ...he only sang a couple of tunes with the Faces.....
two simple ways to play this one
(1) chords D, Em7, G with CAPO I (capo at 1st FRET)...
04-26-22, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Hello monkeylife: Riding in the city can...

Hello monkeylife:

Riding in the city can mean different things to different people.
What I mean by that is some folks like road bikes which riders are in a racing type crouch position.
By their...
04-26-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

As Rolla pointed out, the VELO ORANGE handlebars...

As Rolla pointed out, the VELO ORANGE handlebars are great handlebars, BUT if you see the specifics concerning WIDTH, you will see that ONLY two of the VELO ORANGE handlebars that ROLLA highlighted...
04-26-22, 12:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

These Examples below are possibilities. All of...

These Examples below are possibilities. All of these below are random EXAMPLES of specific known USED handlebars that should WORK WELL.
Notice that I specifically compiled a few different ones...
Forum: Foo
04-19-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,750
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here are a few more EASY and fun to play songs: ...

Here are a few more EASY and fun to play songs:
MEMORY MOTEL - the Rolling Stones *** CAPO at 3rd Fret instead of at the first fret it says in the link below-----use C instead of D.......etc...
Forum: Foo
04-19-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 828
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

My advice is that you should take the time to...

My advice is that you should take the time to find the "roofer" with the same investigative concern as you would in choosing someone to babysit your children or grandchildren.

I'd imagine that...
Forum: Foo
04-17-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,750
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here are two more very fun and simple Guitar...

Here are two more very fun and simple Guitar songs that shouldn't take you too long to rock them:

YOU'RE NO GOOD - Linda Ronstadt...
04-16-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 38,417
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

existing mass produced bags that might serve as...

existing mass produced bags that might serve as design inspiration, or adapted/adopted as is with minor changes to fit your particular bicycle:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/182161551435
...
04-14-22, 11:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 402
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Beautiful bike!! That blue is one of the best...

Beautiful bike!! That blue is one of the best lookin' colors that anyone ever offered. It is classic.
"Sunshine Blue Sky, Please Don't Go Away, 'Cause I've got my bike tuned up & I wanna ride...
Forum: Foo
04-14-22, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2,568
Views: 194,941
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Tucson AZ May 30, 1978 ...

Tucson AZ May 30, 1978
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAVHgDAAodc
Forum: Foo
04-14-22, 03:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 952
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

.... ah yes, the old Flexi-Discs & Eva Tone...

.... ah yes, the old Flexi-Discs & Eva Tone Soundsheets.....
Long ago, there were some really cool collectible ones:
In 1982, Richard Barnes' book called "The Who Maximum R&B included a...
Forum: Foo
04-12-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 952
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I think Bob Ross has said it all in a nutshell, ...

I think Bob Ross has said it all in a nutshell, and he is 100% correct.

The crazy unbelievable thing is that despite the science and detailed explanations on the severe limitations of records...
04-11-22, 02:05 AM
Replies: 26,198
Views: 3,697,767
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://charlotte.craigslist.org/bik/d/oakboro-vin...

https://charlotte.craigslist.org/bik/d/oakboro-vintage-26-royce-union-speed/7464035260.html
Forum: Foo
04-07-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 72,173
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.wfla.com/news/pinellas-county/tampa-ba...

https://www.wfla.com/news/pinellas-county/tampa-bay-area-man-gifts-63-million-of-his-estate-to-community-nonprofits/
...
04-05-22, 01:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I think it will be "manageable" for you to ...

I think it will be "manageable" for you to pull-roll step by step, thus in front and to the side holding handle bars and walking up stairs, one step at a time with the bicycle, thus NOT PHYSICALLY...
Forum: Foo
04-04-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,750
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here is one for genec. Isn't UKULELE tuning an...

Here is one for genec.
Isn't UKULELE tuning an OPEN Am7 tuning? Uke tuning is G C E A

This translates to OPEN Am7 because by law the three individual notes E, A, C make up the Am chord & by law...
04-03-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 508
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

On the subject of Northroad style tourist...

On the subject of Northroad style tourist handlebars, I might be wrong but it is my belief that STEEL handlebars, although heavier than aluminum, WILL NOT TRANSFER AS MUCH ROAD SHOCK, -VIBRATIONS- ...
Forum: Foo
04-03-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,750
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

BYE BYE LOVE (Capo II ) The Everly Brothers ...

BYE BYE LOVE (Capo II ) The Everly Brothers
https://www.ozbcoz.com/Songs/song.php?ID=1765,guitar#screen

D7 is perhaps one of the simplest chords for most anyone beginning guitar to learn to...
Forum: Foo
04-03-22, 03:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,750
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

No, I have never taught guitar, as in giving...

No, I have never taught guitar, as in giving lessons, at least in the traditional sense. I have been on one or two stages... I learned a long long long time ago and I had to have it broken down into...
Forum: Foo
04-02-22, 04:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,750
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Now here are three extremely simple but fun songs...

Now here are three extremely simple but fun songs that if you know just a few cowboy chords, you can probably play very good versions of these songs within thirty minutes of seeing these suggestions...
Forum: Foo
04-02-22, 02:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,750
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

You are right about todays guitars. Yall are...

You are right about todays guitars.

Yall are way overthinking the guitar playin'.

You gotta be able to play somethin' to make progress. My opinion is that a method that I've come to call the...
04-01-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,022
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

A few questions here: Why not go "backwards"...

A few questions here:

Why not go "backwards" to an ancient 7 speed if you cannot obtain anything with better gearing than 13 - 26 in 8 speed?

The 26 teeth low gear cog is KILLING YOU!
...
04-01-22, 12:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 654
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Its a nice bike. I would suggest...

Its a nice bike.

I would suggest replacing the white M A R I N decal with the same style decal in gold color ( old gold like the old GA TECH football helmet color from the seventies to at...
03-31-22, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Hello and welcome to bike forums. Let me say...

Hello and welcome to bike forums.
Let me say that I know very little about all of the folding bikes that may be out there from past or present day.
I am old enough to remember several Peugeot...
03-28-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 381
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Yes, if you deem that the chain is too rusty to...

Yes, if you deem that the chain is too rusty to do 25 to 30 miles total miles of about 8 individual "shakedown" rides of about 3 to 3.5 miles each over a period of days....week,,,etc, then yes,...
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