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07-02-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

You might try this, Carogna Remover made by...

You might try this, Carogna Remover made by Effetto Mariposa (https://www.effettomariposa.eu/collections/tubular-accessories/products/carogna-remover-mastic-remover). I've used it on really old...
06-29-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 777
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

To make a small frame for a short person.

To make a small frame for a short person.
06-29-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 581
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I tried this earlier today and they each remained...

I tried this earlier today and they each remained small. This time I asked my browser to open your pictures in a separate link and then had to double click them to enlarge.
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06-29-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 581
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

RidingAroundCT unfortunately my eyes are not good...

RidingAroundCT unfortunately my eyes are not good enough to do a proper evaluation of thumbnail sized pictures. The best I can tell you is to confirm it is a Suntour Accu Shift model freewheel. In...
06-28-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 581
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Keep in mind that if you are having it serviced...

Keep in mind that if you are having it serviced by your LBS, they will probably want to simply bin your freewheel. If you are running the Accu Shift RD on index shifting, there's no modern freewheel...
06-26-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 628
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Yes. I have a few. Very beefy. No pictures,...

Yes. I have a few. Very beefy. No pictures, however.
06-25-22, 06:52 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,521
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Found a bridge photo to add to this amazing...

Found a bridge photo to add to this amazing collection....
06-25-22, 06:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 374
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I texted cudak888 last evening and he is aware of...

I texted cudak888 last evening and he is aware of this thread. He said he has a busy Saturday and will give this thread a close look on Sunday. He did take a quick look at the pictures on his phone...
06-24-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 374
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Paging cudak888 our early Raleigh Sports...

Paging cudak888 our early Raleigh Sports wunderkind! :D
06-24-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

After Paramount production was moved to...

After Paramount production was moved to Waterford, WI, the S/N continued to reside on the NDS RDO until mid 1984. However, there are examples where the Waterford paint is so thick, they are...
06-24-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,203
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Not enough East Coast--- nor frozen "bays!"...

Not enough East Coast--- nor frozen "bays!" :p...
06-23-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Your Regina looks to be an ORO or gold sprocket...

Your Regina looks to be an ORO or gold sprocket model. If the sprockets can be removed from the body (a special tool is needed to hold the freewheel body in order to reverse thread off the largest...
06-22-22, 06:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

No. The four-digit head badge number is only...

No. The four-digit head badge number is only used in that location to identify the day of the year and year it was assembled. In mattinkansas 's picture, it would be the 348th day of 198?. My...
06-21-22, 05:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Usually there are four digits stamped into the...

Usually there are four digits stamped into the head badge. Check and see if there is a faint impression on either side of the "3" or "8."

Check the Schwinn catalogue pages for the 1980s...
06-17-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Unfortunately, ThermionicScott if all Roger M has...

Unfortunately, ThermionicScott if all Roger M has on hand are the two Suntour freewheels pictured, he only has a 13T for the first position on those two bodies.

I agree, for Cino, I'd probably run...
06-17-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

The Winner pictured is the original Winner....

The Winner pictured is the original Winner. Notice there are no little holes spaced 180 degrees from each other. I've only had a few of these in my hands and I could never service them. However,...
06-17-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 785
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Funny coincidence: Yesterday while driving home,...

Funny coincidence: Yesterday while driving home, I spotted two bike-packers coming off NH's longest Rail-Trail (about a mile from home) and heading to our local store. One of them had what looked to...
06-16-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 785
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

merziac what in the world do you transport in...

merziac what in the world do you transport in that huge saddle bag? Your cricket gear and kit!?! An inflatable raft and paddles for crossing the Columbia River? Parachute, etc., for base jumping...
06-15-22, 06:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 785
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Your posts represent: great contributions to the...

Your posts represent: great contributions to the conversation, are thoughtfully written, and most importantly--- polite!

By comparison, it took me ten years, to the month, to reach 10,000. Since...
06-15-22, 06:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 923
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I'll add late 1980s to mid '90s Roval hubs (rear...

I'll add late 1980s to mid '90s Roval hubs (rear freewheel spaced 126mm), rims, spokes, and nipples. They are unique and not compatible (as best I can determine) with any other wheel brands.
...
06-14-22, 07:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 282
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Exceptionally well executed! I made a similar...

Exceptionally well executed! I made a similar modification a few years ago. I added a granny chainring to a Nevar double crankset. But after careful planning, I recruited a machinist to complete...
06-12-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 543
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Notice how the chainrings are nearly the same...

Notice how the chainrings are nearly the same design. Whoever modified the Varsity certainly was paying tribute to the 1941 Paramount.
06-11-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 811
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Most likely the serial number is buried in the...

Most likely the serial number is buried in the paint on the left rear dropout and is in the Chicago format; two digit year, month letter code, and frame number made that month. My best guess is it is...
06-11-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 543
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

And it's a mid-70s Schwinn Varsity!

And it's a mid-70s Schwinn Varsity!
06-11-22, 07:39 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,945
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

This is great news! Keeps another fine example...

This is great news! Keeps another fine example of Paramount history in the C&V family.
Replies: 17
Views: 638
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

My two cents: If it were in my size (60cm), I'd...

My two cents: If it were in my size (60cm), I'd be willing to pay up to $1000 in its current condition. Considering how you came into possession of the bike, and the past history, the most important...
06-07-22, 06:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 671
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

The Schwinn Approved freewheels were made by...

The Schwinn Approved freewheels were made by Maillard (France), Shimano and Suntour (Japan). Clean a little more grease and grime off and I bet you will find "Japan" on the same black plastic ring....
06-07-22, 06:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 504
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I didn't realize Tange made an "alloy" fork. My...

I didn't realize Tange made an "alloy" fork. My guess is that albrt meant aluminum when he described the fork in his first post. His fork does look to be aluminum and not steel.
06-04-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,945
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Drillium Dude thanks for linking that article...

Drillium Dude thanks for linking that article from SpeedofLite . I missed it due to all the early COVID-19 pressures :notamused: I was dealing with at the time with the church (retirement is great...
06-03-22, 07:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,945
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

As mentioned by others, you have stumbled upon an...

As mentioned by others, you have stumbled upon an Elite Paramount, custom built at the Waterford PDS after the Paramount cage was closed in Chicago the end of 1979.

Your Serial Number tells us...
06-02-22, 05:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

What a fantastic find and a great restoration. ...

What a fantastic find and a great restoration. Considering the age, the paint, finish, decals, and chrome are all in wonderful condition. Such a beauty!
06-01-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 553
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I've also have had great experiences with Sunrace...

I've also have had great experiences with Sunrace customer service. Glad that curiousabe had a great final outcome.
05-30-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 429
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Every freewheel I've ever serviced or seen has an...

Every freewheel I've ever serviced or seen has an inner body and an outer body.

Yes, on many freewheels the sprockets can be left attached to the outer body and the outer bearing race/retaining...
05-29-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 429
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

This won't work. The two halves of the freewheel...

This won't work. The two halves of the freewheel body must be separated first. Removing the outer body, which carries the sprockets, is an essential step. Once the inner body is exposed, it can be...
05-28-22, 07:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 429
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I suppose they need a few more C&V mechanics over...

I suppose they need a few more C&V mechanics over here in Bicycle Mechanics! :innocent: Cassette! Shimano tool! Chain-whip! Next you might be advised to just toss the freewheel in the bin! :eek:...
05-24-22, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1,134
Views: 105,561
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Another positive shout-out for Jerry, aka...

Another positive shout-out for Jerry, aka zephyrblau, on my recent purchase of a Campagnolo Record chainring. Better than described and pictured, great communication, fast shipping, and perfect...
05-16-22, 06:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 475
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, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Actually, they represents the death of a sore...

Actually, they represents the death of a sore derrière! :p
05-15-22, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 374
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: 246
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: 170
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: 707
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

My two cents: Try the new SRAM 830 chain.

My two cents: Try the new SRAM 830 chain.
05-12-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 928
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

STI Shifter Grease

When I've taken a look at the internals on Shimano STI shifters, the lubricant looked like synthetic Super Lube grease, a opaque white/clear. It does not need much.
Replies: 11
Views: 511
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...
05-05-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I'll take the 44T unless Top506 has claimed it. ...

I'll take the 44T unless Top506 has claimed it. PM forthcoming.
05-05-22, 06:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,456
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Thanks for the update. Very helpful information....

Thanks for the update. Very helpful information. Can you post a picture of your jersey?
05-04-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Is the middle top chainring a 44T? If so, how...

Is the middle top chainring a 44T? If so, how much? I could be interested.

You will need to list prices for all.
05-03-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 375
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, 04:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I suppose that technically speaking, the 13T...

I suppose that technically speaking, the 13T Perfect has a different model name. It's shown in the post above. It uses the same sprockets which fit Perfect and ProCompe bodies in the other five...
05-03-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,209
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Schwinn made their Paramount model with such a...

Schwinn made their Paramount model with such a seat tube in the mid-1970s, but I'm pretty certain the OP's pictured bike is not a Paramount. I wonder of the RD mount has been added later?
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