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05-16-22, 06:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 388
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

We've been Corgi owners for over two decades. A...

We've been Corgi owners for over two decades. A previous Corgi, "Biscuit" loved to go on run/rides on the local rail-trail in NH. She'd run a while, then ride in the basket on the front of my...
05-15-22, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I've installed a Brooks B5N on my '71 P13--- just...

I've installed a Brooks B5N on my '71 P13--- just because--- it's different!...
05-14-22, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 194
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Purchase a swim noodle and split one side...

Purchase a swim noodle and split one side lengthwise or pipe insulation, cut to the length of the top tube, and fit it over the top tube for transport. This should protect the beautiful Schwinn...
05-13-22, 06:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Dress it up with blue cable housing, bar tape,...

Dress it up with blue cable housing, bar tape, and saddle, and it will be ready to participate in the local Independence Day parade this July!

Be careful removing the rear brake cable housing. ...
05-13-22, 05:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 675
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

My two cents: Try the new SRAM 830 chain.

My two cents: Try the new SRAM 830 chain.
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I've had my Lotus Super Pro Aero up and running...

I've had my Lotus Super Pro Aero up and running since January and I really enjoy riding it. Mine is far from original spec because the original/previous owner was a professional racer who was...
05-03-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 336
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

...and to clarify further, the internals on a New...

...and to clarify further, the internals on a New Winner are completely different from a Winner which is different from the Winner Pro. However, a ProCompe is a tuned-up Perfect.

Just to add to...
05-03-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 336
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

And Jon, will you seriously use a 13T? I thought...

And Jon, will you seriously use a 13T? I thought I knew you better! :innocent:
05-03-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 336
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Jon, in my service experience and IIRC, the 13T...

Jon, in my service experience and IIRC, the 13T Perfect is always spaced for 126mm. I'd check the one I think I have but it is in NH and I'm in GA.

I recently worked on a client's Atom 77...
04-30-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 405
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I'm certain it is a freewheel (possibly an Atom...

I'm certain it is a freewheel (possibly an Atom or Regina) and not a cassette. Have you checked the SA hub date? Finally, IIRC, a '61 Varsity was an eight-speed with a four-speed freewheel.
04-29-22, 05:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,524
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

My 2 cents: Having recently retired, and now...

My 2 cents:

Having recently retired, and now I find myself spending considerable time on the very flat (but often windy) GA coast, may I share my recent gearing change?

The bike I brought from...
04-28-22, 04:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,059
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Whatever 🤪 floats your boat. Hopefully you never...

Whatever 🤪 floats your boat. Hopefully you never need to replace a bad shim, spring, or pawl, in an otherwise non-POS vintage freewheel.
04-28-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,708
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

As much as I promised myself that I'd make the...

As much as I promised myself that I'd make the pilgrimage to MT in 2022 as my first post-retirement big bike adventure, it will need to wait until 2023. :(

Mrs. PB have very fluid plans in July...
04-28-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Another vote for a Varsity. :D Gotta love the...

Another vote for a Varsity. :D Gotta love the aerodynamic shape of the front derailleur cage. I don't know why, but they always appealed to me.
04-28-22, 06:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

The cranksets were the same between the...

The cranksets were the same between the Continentals and the Varsities (and the Super Sports). IIRC, they changed styles in 1966, from a "Sprint" branded crankset to what was used until the early...
04-24-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 409
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Looks like Varsity, Columbia, or Huffy bars....

Looks like Varsity, Columbia, or Huffy bars. :eek: With a tubular wheelset! :D
04-20-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,059
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

...and this comment is applicable to servicing...

...and this comment is applicable to servicing vintage freewheels in what way?

All several of us have said, is that often (if not usually) a two-pin, hand-held, spanner will not provide enough...
04-20-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,059
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

A typo from an English Prof! Egad! The world must...

A typo from an English Prof! Egad! The world must be ending! :innocent:

Come now Neal! Where's your sense of adventure and courage?


As other's have mentioned, I use a hammer and punch all the...
04-15-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,199
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Dang! It certainly feels as if there is one...

Dang! It certainly feels as if there is one obstacle after another to surmount with vintage Roval wheels.
04-14-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,199
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

jdawginsc I totally agree, in fact I'd pay $25...

jdawginsc I totally agree, in fact I'd pay $25 for the spoke and nipple combo.

The Rovals are such a great wheelset. Strong, smooth bearings, great rims, and they hold true like no other wheels...
04-08-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 353
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Thanks for the mention, Scott. seanrooney ...

Thanks for the mention, Scott.

seanrooney does your freewheel look similar to this 5 speed variation?...
04-02-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Kurt, I cannot believe you will allow the 1980...

Kurt, I cannot believe you will allow the 1980 Sports to slip from your hands for such a low and reasonable price! :eek: Especially now that it is in its fourth decade and living out retirement in...
03-29-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 380
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

CM, Fantastic! I'll be in touch via PM to...

CM, Fantastic! I'll be in touch via PM to arrange details. Thank you, thank you! Very helpful!


DD,

Yes, it is the unique upper pulley you pictured for the 600 AX, which looks very similar...
03-28-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 836
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Personally, the only threading I've ever seen on...

Personally, the only threading I've ever seen on any Shimano Freewheel was always ISO or British threading. I've never seen a French or Italian threaded Shimano freewheel and never read about one.
...
03-27-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 447
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Looking at what Sachs-Aris freewheels are running...

Looking at what Sachs-Aris freewheels are running in price on ebay, I'd say "likely" if you are willing to spend the $$$. :(

Let's see:
$75 for a 7 speed NOS body shipped from Poland...
03-26-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 447
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

As Lynn mentions, your best vintage option for a...

As Lynn mentions, your best vintage option for a 7 speed would be the Sachs Aris. My only caution is that the original grease tends to degrade to a thick sticky peanut butter consistency. Also,...
03-24-22, 06:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 422
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

In my experience, the Vittoria Zaffiro is a hard,...

In my experience, the Vittoria Zaffiro is a hard, robust, somewhat heavy, and long lasting tire--- but not fast--- so maybe similar to Tuffo S33. The Panaracer Pasela is a great tire with a nice...
03-17-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,862
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

"Mom!!!!!!!" The boys brought their bikes in the...

"Mom!!!!!!!" The boys brought their bikes in the living room!" :p
03-16-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 926
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

March 1977, my freshman year in college, and...

March 1977, my freshman year in college, and those socks were standard issue for all the cool guys in my dorm. I also had those Nike running shoes and my hair looked about the same. :p
03-14-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

FS: Freewheels- Shimano 600 & DA ~ Suntour ProCompe & Perfect

PRICE RE****ION UPDATE: Fresh from the Spa, all cleaned, lubed, and ready to ride, I'd like to offer seven three freewheels. Three Two Shimanos and four One Suntours. Five, two five speeds, and two,...
03-14-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 950
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I don't want to dispute you OSB, but there were...

I don't want to dispute you OSB, but there were four different models in the Winner family of freewheels. Unfortunately, Suntour named them in this chronological order: Winner, New Winner, and...
03-12-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 950
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

In my humble opinion, avoid the New Winners and...

In my humble opinion, avoid the New Winners and keep looking for a Perfect, ProCompe, Winner or Winner Pro.

I ran into an issue this week trying to fit a 16-24 six speed Ultra spaced Perfect on...
02-28-22, 09:08 PM
02-25-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

As TPL mentioned you need something which fits...

As TPL mentioned you need something which fits the traditional Weinmann/DiaCompe levers. This A'me is about as close as you can get, but you need to like colors. The price from Canada is very...
02-25-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 692
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Just a quick tidbit of information on the Suntour...

Just a quick tidbit of information on the Suntour 6 speed Perfect: The body came in two versions. Either regular spaced for 126mm rear dropouts or Ultra, or narrow spaced, for 120mm rear spacing. If...
02-22-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,313
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Drillium Dude I attempted a few on-bike action...

Drillium Dude I attempted a few on-bike action shots, such as the ones you posted above (which have inspired me in the past), but none were worthy to post. The best one showed my fat belly lapping...
02-22-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,313
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Just back from my 22.2 mile ride on twobulars on...

Just back from my 22.2 mile ride on twobulars on 02-22-2022. Pictures or it didn't happen! :p

My ride was the Lotus Super Pro Aero with mostly Dura Ace AX gear. The DA AX wheelset is awaiting a...
02-22-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,313
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

02-22-2022 has arrived and I realize weather can...

02-22-2022 has arrived and I realize weather can be a huge challenge for so many of you (I wintered in the mountains of NH for the past twenty-two years). For those of us who can--- we need to get...
02-21-22, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 273,948
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

obuckler in theory at least, even the valve stem...

obuckler in theory at least, even the valve stem section of the tube could be spliced into a defective tube. Have you ever had the necessity to attempt one, and if so how did it hold up? I ask,...
02-14-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,201
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Drillium Dude , rhm can make you a new C&V...

Drillium Dude , rhm can make you a new C&V appropriate cover for those rails... :innocent: ...jus' sayin'.
02-14-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 983
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

"Sporty" no longer resides in NH and is currently...

"Sporty" no longer resides in NH and is currently enjoying the sunny south in its 51st year. The modification of a Super Sport or finding the Sports Tourer or a late '70s Superior, is very...
02-13-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 273,948
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

:thumb: on the decision to service your Sachs. ...

:thumb: on the decision to service your Sachs. Take a picture of the internals when you pull the two halves apart. They might look something like these (7 speed model):...
02-12-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,894
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

For me it was: "COVID and OUT!" Retirement and...

For me it was: "COVID and OUT!" Retirement and back to more riding. :D

After 40+ years of ministry (20 at my last church), I decided late last March that I'd retire in two weeks (on Easter Sunday)...
02-09-22, 09:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,759
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Well done Neal! :thumb:

Well done Neal! :thumb:
02-08-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 648
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I like T-Mar's idea of it being a "shifting aid."...

I like T-Mar's idea of it being a "shifting aid."

I'm pondering whether it is the spacer between the sprockets? If it is, it certainly would catch a good deal of dirt, oil gunk, etc., and would...
02-06-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,091
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

It is actually a "Schwinn Approved" GB stem,...

It is actually a "Schwinn Approved" GB stem, IIRC.

Or here's another unsolicited idea: Have you ever used barend shifters? They are my preferred shifting method. If they still have Metal Shop in...
02-05-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,091
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I also like Meguiar's Scratch-X as a first step...

I also like Meguiar's Scratch-X as a first step to remove surface stains from paint.

While this might not be the route you'd like to take, I have a set of Shimano Dura Ace AX shifters for the...
02-02-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 273,948
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I thought an update to my defective Vittoria...

I thought an update to my defective Vittoria Corsa Speed G+ was in order (and it bumps "Totally Tubular" back to the top of the "Stickies" :D)

I received a call from Tyler at Excel Sports...
02-01-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,938
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

COVID-19 happened. Covid and out! This is why I...

COVID-19 happened. Covid and out! This is why I retired. I had no memory of my post on the original thread either!
01-28-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,938
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Let me just add that the paint coverage and...

Let me just add that the paint coverage and exposed chrome on the dropout, is similar, if not the same as my 1983 Paramount.
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