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01-30-23, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 256
Posted By chiefkurtz

Another free, large vintage steel frame.

This frame and fork was left by a dumpster, with some other odds and ends, how could I NOT rescue it? All of my research indicates this is a Raleigh Super Course Mark II, 25.5" (just my size). WL4...
01-24-23, 02:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,033
Posted By 52telecaster

My son's new Paramount

My son's new paramount....

I bought this for him for 300.00 last summer. It wasn't perfect but it wasn't horrid either. This is how he has it right now....
01-21-23, 09:18 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,322
Posted By wschruba

My interest was piqued when I saw the picture,...

My interest was piqued when I saw the picture, and was about to say, "why not?" and order one, having never heard of the brand...but I 1) recognized the label as being a 'distributor brand', and 2)...
01-20-23, 04:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,322
Posted By 3speedslow

I have returned to the coaster brake club as...

I have returned to the coaster brake club as well. Riding a 63 Schwinn Klunker around got me a anting a CB 700 wheel set as well. Lots of 70ís Schwinn road bikes with horizontal drop outs to move it...
01-19-23, 05:36 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,322
Posted By TugaDude

Did you do a separate thread about this? I'd...

Did you do a separate thread about this? I'd like more photos and info. They did an awesome job. Good on you for bringing it back to new life.
01-19-23, 04:30 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 9,276
Posted By beng1

Yes, a 25"er, and yours is in much better shape...

Yes, a 25"er, and yours is in much better shape than mine, which has rust-spots and was once chain-sucked into destroying it's rear derailleur and hanger, it still has a few good hundred years to...
01-19-23, 02:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,322
Posted By tiger1964

I keep seeing bikes on the forum that makes me...

I keep seeing bikes on the forum that makes me wish there was a pub no more than, eh, 1/2 mile from home. Something like this would be perfect.
01-19-23, 09:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,322
Posted By TugaDude

That is similar to what I was envisioning...

That is similar to what I was envisioning building up someday. It is lean, clean and a pretty machine!
01-19-23, 09:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,322
Posted By 55murray

Many excellent posts above. I love coaster brake...

Many excellent posts above. I love coaster brake cruisers, they are my favorite commuting/out and about town bikes. My favorites over the years are the Bendix RB-2 or 70 (the 76 uses 4 shoes...
01-19-23, 07:15 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,322
Posted By clubman

DIg the brake arm tab. Handsome and minimalist...

DIg the brake arm tab. Handsome and minimalist with stance!
01-18-23, 09:00 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 9,276
Posted By beng1

Yea, I think you are right. My SS had Columbus...

Yea, I think you are right. My SS had Columbus tubing, and I think it is Tenax. I can't get to it right now as it is jammed behind a car in my small garage. If I post about the bike again in the...
01-16-23, 02:50 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,221
Posted By The Golden Boy

One of the things I love about this forum is...

One of the things I love about this forum is there are people that unabashedly love lower end and obsolete stuff.
01-13-23, 12:43 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,162
Posted By tomato coupe

I'd trust a doctor that spends $14,000 on a bike...

I'd trust a doctor that spends $14,000 on a bike before I'd trust one that thinks anyone that spends $14,000 is stupid.
01-12-23, 08:15 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,738
Posted By smd4

The last water bottle I bought cost $20 plus...

The last water bottle I bought cost $20 plus $7.00 shipping. But it was a Cinelli. Vintage Shimano ones are a little cheaper.
01-10-23, 02:21 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 16,746
Posted By Camilo

My corollary to this apt motto: never argue with...

My corollary to this apt motto: never argue with anyone or on any topic for more than two (preferably one) post. Anything beyond that makes me look like an immature, insecure loser with no pride or...
01-10-23, 01:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,727
Posted By merziac

Take the fugly billboard to the wire wheel on a...

Take the fugly billboard to the wire wheel on a bench grinder or drill and burn the paint off, much less offensive. ;)
01-10-23, 08:25 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,399
Posted By dedhed

yes, all local to me B&M shops ...

yes, all local to me B&M shops

​​​​​​https://www.ebay.com/str/wheelandsprocket

​​​​​​https://www.ebay.com/str/benscycleandfitness

​​​​​​https://www.ebay.com/str/thebikesmithsstore
01-09-23, 02:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,911
Posted By Iride01

You didn't refer to anything in your OP. ...

You didn't refer to anything in your OP.

Flat bars are usually much wider than drop bars. So they might be favored for rough off-road terrain as the extra width give you leverage advantage over...
01-08-23, 01:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,195
Posted By 52telecaster

I know very little about frame geometry except...

I know very little about frame geometry except that even though I ride very upright I much prefer my 1971 Raleigh professional to my 1973 Raleigh super course. Also when it comes to stand over...
01-07-23, 03:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,195
Posted By shoota

You can't understand what he's saying?

You can't understand what he's saying?
01-03-23, 04:32 AM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 600,797
Posted By merziac

Would have thought this was here but seems not so...

Would have thought this was here but seems not so here it is, one of two Treks I own.

Not a fan, not because of the bikes but because they changed the LBS landscape in PDX dramatically and swiftly...
01-03-23, 12:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 583
Posted By balindamood

Well, here is #16. Been hanging there since 2010...

Well, here is #16. Been hanging there since 2010 as I collect the parts. The parts that were on it were claimed to be original by the the original owner from which I bought it (mix of Campy,...
01-02-23, 08:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 583
Posted By merziac

Show us your Dave Moulton, any and all 2.0

I'm sure we've done this before but in light of 2 current great posts, lets revisit.

I don't think Dave gets half the attention he deserves, paid his dues in spades including a stint at Masi and...
01-02-23, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 600,797
Posted By Doug Fattic

Here is my sport touring Trek I fixed up about 20...

Here is my sport touring Trek I fixed up about 20 years ago to do bike trips in Ukraine. It was donated to me by a friend as a thank you for packing and sending him a Mississippi built Schwinn he...
01-01-23, 05:50 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,203
Posted By spelger

it was a really good pint! ...

it was a really good pint!

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12-31-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 600,797
Posted By brewerkz

1985 Trek 660

1985 Trek 660, 531 Reynolds tubing w/Cinelli BB, Superbe Pro components, more photos here:
https://www.pedalroom.com/bike/1985-trek-660-47601
...
12-29-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 600,797
Posted By romanlotus

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x2000/received_284091549819319_9fde32c5552cca77470018cef6b7361ed0424e77.jpeg...
12-28-22, 03:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 466
Posted By 75lechamp

'75 Paramount repaint

Inspired by my older brother's '70 Fastback he bought new way back when, and supplemented with inspiration from Pastor Bob, Bob Freeman and others, I decided to repaint my poorly repainted Opaque Red...
12-19-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,211
Posted By Germany_chris

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/10781a34_44c9_4c9c_8019_2aae76342e7a_01acf7e7e0aa80b3a0f85d79b4f635b9ac395532.jpeg

That's what it looks like with the WI cranks...
12-18-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By Bad Lag

Don't screw it up. That bike is like a...

Don't screw it up.

That bike is like a fashion victim.

Get black tires or tan walls, like those you have.

Get some brake hoods. Modify or replace the pivot bolt in the lever to accommodate...
12-16-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,846
Posted By seypat

I can understand what the OP is saying. It's not...

I can understand what the OP is saying. It's not just riding your bike anymore. You have to worry about what clothes to wear, what lube to use, whether to wave or not, FTP, Strava, etc. What happened...
12-15-22, 10:40 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,846
Posted By urbanknight

Aside from flat tires, other mechanicals are...

Aside from flat tires, other mechanicals are rare, and nowadays we have cell phones and rideshare apps.
12-15-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,779
Posted By SJX426

Any thing I do related to bikes is a win for me....

Any thing I do related to bikes is a win for me. The standouts are the acquisition of the Bianchi
So I don't repeat a picture to avoid a ticket from the "repeat picture police"...
12-13-22, 09:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 842
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Below is an earlier photo of my '82 720. Soma...

Below is an earlier photo of my '82 720. Soma Supple Vitesse EX 700x42mm tires on Mavic MA2 rims. Tires measured 38mm wide and the Tektro R737 dual pivot calipers juuuuust cleared in front. Rear was...
12-12-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By jjhabbs

Video: My Schwinn Road bike Collection!

Hey guys,
Here is a video of my colleciton of Schwinns from 1971 to 1988 Check it out!

https://youtu.be/xDRdXcNJ9lI
12-12-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 763
Posted By AdventureManCO

I like it. Can't make it shift much worse than...

I like it. Can't make it shift much worse than it already does, right?
12-12-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 763
Posted By Drillium Dude

It's an acquired taste :) DD

It's an acquired taste :)

DD
12-10-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 489
Posted By Hondo6

I noticed references to that and other year Treks...

I noticed references to that and other year Treks using True Temper tubing after my last comment, so I edited it to correct the error.

I also found what appears to be a 1987 True Temper catalog...
12-10-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By Murray Missile

Here it is dressed up, all for $38.00...... I...

Here it is dressed up, all for $38.00...... I couldn't be happier!
...
12-10-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By Murray Missile

New favorite LBS.

My friend who was going to do the derauilleur hanger transplant on my Raleigh Competition to replace the Huret somebody hacksawed off closed his shop and is working a different job. He apolgized but...
12-09-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,149
Posted By AdventureManCO

Pet peeves? Hmmm... sloping crowns -->...

Pet peeves? Hmmm...

sloping crowns --> clunky

most standard quill stems --> neuter weapon, and flexy

dead horizontal top tubes --> lack of clearance for the boys, and boring

friction...
12-09-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 74,030
Views: 12,030,536
Posted By Clang

Trek 730 - $100 (Purcellville, PA)...

Trek 730 - $100 (Purcellville, PA)...
12-09-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 74,030
Views: 12,030,536
Posted By Clang

Trek 400T - $120 (Gardner, KS)...

Trek 400T - $120 (Gardner, KS)...
12-09-22, 12:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 946
Posted By Robvolz

Christmas came early!!

I made some phone calls as I was driving south and found a shop in southern Oregon that is closing on Christmas Day. The owner, a retired racer of some reknown, particularly in the tandem category...
12-08-22, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 676
Posted By squirtdad

those are not what the OP posted

those are not what the OP posted
12-08-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 74,030
Views: 12,030,536
Posted By SoCaled

Not my world, - but older and better condition...

Not my world, - but older and better condition than I normally see, don't know about price

Schwinn Racer - $260 - Tarzana, CA...
12-08-22, 12:18 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,104
Posted By cudak888

I'd love to see the forum software strike images...

I'd love to see the forum software strike images automatically from post quotes. It shouldn't be up to the user; a proper UX should not rely on the possible failures of someone to do this as a...
12-07-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,104
Posted By thinktubes

Cabin fever so soon?

Cabin fever so soon?
12-07-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By don compton

Steel is pretty good

As I have mentioned before, at 70 I started to ride again. I was never into racing, just clubs rides, centuries, and many overnighters with our riding group. I was a very high level golfer with a...
12-06-22, 01:16 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,091
Posted By Drillium Dude

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/22989632643_6e...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/22989632643_6e7ac196d5_h.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/606/23508130112_0efc80bbd5_h.jpg

DD
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