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07-25-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 146,910
Posted By tyler_fred

I like it.. It rides smooth. It has a very...

I like it.. It rides smooth. It has a very relaxed seat tube angle. I hated the factory stem and spacers, so I replaced those. I just put the FP60s on there and stored the red Rolfs.
07-24-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 146,910
Posted By tyler_fred

Not sure about posting this here; however, itís...

Not sure about posting this here; however, itís twenty years old. I can pull the post if anyone objects. Any-hoo this was my Ďrideí today.. sporting some new Rubino Slicks....
07-24-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,144
Views: 122,550
Posted By tyler_fred

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Thunderstorm headed my way on todayís ride
07-21-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4,113
Views: 390,887
Posted By tyler_fred

You should post this picture in the...

You should post this picture in the https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/706849-show-off-your-late-1980-s-schwinn-road-bike-here.html thread.
07-20-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14,382
Views: 3,223,938
Posted By tyler_fred

An acquaintance wanted to get rid of this Diamond...

An acquaintance wanted to get rid of this Diamond Back, so I accepted it. I've got to figure out what to do with it. I believe it is circa '95 or '96.
He also gave me a new 8sp chain and a Minora...
07-13-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 470
Posted By tyler_fred

John, I’ve wanted to see your collection for some...

John, I’ve wanted to see your collection for some time. My wife and I travel to NWI/Chicago area once a year, usually right after Christmas. Our host family always ask, “What would ya’ll like to do...
07-13-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 62,926
Views: 9,588,680
Posted By tyler_fred

Here's a nice looking print in Bellingham WA ...

Here's a nice looking print in Bellingham WA

https://bellingham.craigslist.org/bop/d/bellingham-vintage-framed-california/7348680237.html
07-13-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1,091
Views: 262,004
Posted By tyler_fred

Doc, that's a nice resto-mod job. I like your...

Doc, that's a nice resto-mod job. I like your placement of the Columbus decal rather than the "almost-out-of-sight" factory location below the FD band clamp. I have an '86 Tempo and Yep! these frames...
07-13-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 1,091
Views: 262,004
Posted By tyler_fred

Thatís great! Assembled the same day in N.A., and...

Thatís great! Assembled the same day in N.A., and possibly brazed the same day in AsiaÖover 38 yrs ago. Yep, thatís definitely a cool factor!
07-12-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,149
Posted By tyler_fred

casanewt posted his recently acquired 1983 Super...

casanewt posted his recently acquired 1983 Super Sport SP last night in the Late 80's Schwinn thread. Turns out we both have Super Sport SPs built on April 11, 1983. Now we are waiting on a serial...
07-12-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1,091
Views: 262,004
Posted By tyler_fred

For what its worth, Duplicolor makes a spray can...

For what its worth, Duplicolor makes a spray can color that is a very close match.

https://www.amazon.com/Dupli-Color-EBHA09057-Avignon-Metallic-Automotive/dp/B00407TV5E
07-12-21, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1,091
Views: 262,004
Posted By tyler_fred

My serial number is 3F03299.

My serial number is 3F03299.
07-11-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,091
Views: 262,004
Posted By tyler_fred

So cool! Hereís mine. I stored the original...

So cool! Hereís mine. I stored the original saddle, shifters and rear derailleur in favor of something more to my liking.
...
07-11-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1,091
Views: 262,004
Posted By tyler_fred

Nice to see another Ď83 Super Sport SP on here....

Nice to see another Ď83 Super Sport SP on here. What is your build date? Mine is 1013.
...
07-09-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 17,556
Views: 1,920,946
Posted By tyler_fred

WHAT!! I thought you wuz the reigning chainring...

WHAT!! I thought you wuz the reigning chainring boss oí cross-chaining training, or wuz you feigning? 🤦🏻‍♂️
07-06-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,430
Posted By tyler_fred

melting polar cap bursting forth like rays of...

melting polar cap
bursting forth like rays of light
glisten down on me
07-06-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,430
Posted By tyler_fred

Taken on a C&V ride on the Tanglefoot Trail ...

Taken on a C&V ride on the Tanglefoot Trail



A love shack baby
Sign says, woo, stay away fools
What? Tin roof.. Rusted!
07-03-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 17,556
Views: 1,920,946
Posted By tyler_fred

20 miles out and back to the airport/industrial...

20 miles out and back to the airport/industrial park.
...
07-03-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,742
Posted By tyler_fred

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

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Riding the Ď83 Super Sport SP this morning
06-30-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,597
Posted By tyler_fred

I don't think this is her first rodeo..

I don't think this is her first rodeo..
06-29-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By tyler_fred

Congrats! My oldest is just a couple years...

Congrats! My oldest is just a couple years removed from being forty. Iím looking forward to saying, ďYep, itís forty years old.Ē
06-28-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,884
Posted By tyler_fred

Same here. I have four Schwinns that are mostly...

Same here. I have four Schwinns that are mostly original, at least to the extent as received, and then I have two Schwinns that I modified.
06-26-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7,183
Views: 695,530
Posted By tyler_fred

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/image_ed4a6757218161a97e7ec9f0358684c93f66828a.jpg
Eights pairs of white vinyl bar tape for $20..
06-24-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 428
Posted By tyler_fred

Sorry, I don't know much about Faggin other than...

Sorry, I don't know much about Faggin other than being good quality Italian bikes. Date codes on the components might help pinpoint the build year.

Is your paint finish the "retinato"?
...
06-22-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By tyler_fred

That's beautiful. The paint is in amazing shape....

That's beautiful. The paint is in amazing shape. Did you start with just a frameset only?
06-22-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4,113
Views: 390,887
Posted By tyler_fred

^^ Murray Missile, I'd request the divers bell...

^^ Murray Missile, I'd request the divers bell helmet cable stop too. Package deal!!!
06-21-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17,556
Views: 1,920,946
Posted By tyler_fred

I rode 20 miles Saturday morning passing through...

I rode 20 miles Saturday morning passing through the Army Corps of Engineers flood control lake area. Total climbing was a bit over 700ft.
06-20-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,742
Posted By tyler_fred

Iíve already posted the bike here, but I recently...

Iíve already posted the bike here, but I recently swapped housings and brake levers. Sorry for the NDS leg in the pic.. didnít get one with the DS leg.....
06-17-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By tyler_fred

Let's see a full side view!

Let's see a full side view!
06-05-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 23,330
Posted By tyler_fred

Here are a few pics post-ride this morning. ...

Here are a few pics post-ride this morning.


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06-01-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,742
Posted By tyler_fred

Bottecchia Professional ...

Bottecchia Professional

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Todayís ride.
05-29-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 17,556
Views: 1,920,946
Posted By tyler_fred

Thanks Prowler. What a great trip!!!

Thanks Prowler. What a great trip!!!
05-27-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 26,283
Posted By tyler_fred

Best wishes to Mrs NF for a speedy recovery.

Best wishes to Mrs NF for a speedy recovery.
05-27-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 26,283
Posted By tyler_fred

I agree.. thatís why I pulled out all stops and...

I agree.. thatís why I pulled out all stops and had these custom engravings commissioned just for this challenge. Canít let Lerner one-up us..
...
05-27-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 734
Posted By tyler_fred

My first attempt at a garden... tomatoes, chives,...

My first attempt at a garden... tomatoes, chives, bell peppers, cantaloupe, squash.. and recently planted okra.

The squash and cantaloupe definitely need more space. Live and learn..
05-24-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By tyler_fred

Welcome ChrisN83, I have a 1987 Prelude with...

Welcome ChrisN83,
I have a 1987 Prelude with non-original components that I love to ride. At my age the relaxed geometry works well for me. Once you get to the ten posts milestone, post your bike in...
05-21-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By tyler_fred

Hereís my 7sp setup. ...

Hereís my 7sp setup.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/cb0b6a14_0634_403a_9c84_ac38a9a69359_e3eebd9da7a1d7edaf57c1e6443c6c98966789d0.jpeg
05-18-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 689
Posted By tyler_fred

..hey bob.. where are you located?

..hey bob.. where are you located?
05-18-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 26,283
Posted By tyler_fred

Hey Narhay Unca_Sam Iíd like to know why this...

Hey Narhay Unca_Sam
Iíd like to know why this isnít the Clunker 104.2 Challenge to allow for inflation?

Glad to know Iím not working on a bamboo bike..
Have you seen the price of wood these...
05-14-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,266
Posted By tyler_fred

BICYCLE..why didnít I think of that... ...

BICYCLE..why didnít I think of that...

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05-14-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 801
Posted By tyler_fred

Spraymax urethane clear over your base will add...

Spraymax urethane clear over your base will add crazy gloss but it doesnít fit well within the Clunker Challenge budget.
05-14-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 801
Posted By tyler_fred

Either should be fine. I would use a light...

Either should be fine. I would use a light colored primer such as gray, and steer clear of the red oxide. Rustoleum seems to cover far better than Krylon.. and then thereís always Dupli Color spray...
05-14-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 26,283
Posted By tyler_fred

Today I started wrapping the handlebar with used...

Today I started wrapping the handlebar with used tape.. ďrare vintage handlebar wrapĒ in a ďrare ivory color.Ē This is the third bike this has been on. Thereís no adhesive left so itís a tight wrap...
05-13-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,329
Posted By tyler_fred

Those are incredible finds..just beautiful!!

Those are incredible finds..just beautiful!!
05-13-21, 05:38 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 26,283
Posted By tyler_fred

That looks great!!

That looks great!!
05-07-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 26,283
Posted By tyler_fred

My budgetís gonna take a hit once I figure out...

My budgetís gonna take a hit once I figure out how much I paid for the Aíme hoods some ten years ago. One polished lever, one to go.

**Updated
I paid $15.99/pr fourteen years ago. My remaining...
05-07-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 26,283
Posted By tyler_fred

Today I started cleaning the headset of...

Today I started cleaning the headset of solidified grease.
...
05-07-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 26,283
Posted By tyler_fred

Hey wait a minute Narhay, I can flatter twice as...

Hey wait a minute Narhay, I can flatter twice as much as jdawginsc with half as much sincerity..
That has to count for something..
05-07-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 26,283
Posted By tyler_fred

Wish I had $3 razor blades for my Peugeot!

Wish I had $3 razor blades for my Peugeot!
05-06-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By tyler_fred

a bit of heat shrink on that u-bolt will make it...

a bit of heat shrink on that u-bolt will make it look more OEM.
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