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10-20-21, 01:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 302
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.ebay.com/itm/400821316910 That...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/400821316910

That item is 9 1/2 INCHES X 8 1/2 INCHES X 16 1/2 INCHES

It is only $18 with FREE SHIPPING.

I am certain that you can find...
10-16-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,302
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Grant is not correct about the simple old style...

Grant is not correct about the simple old style side pull caliper brakes that are featured on the Kent GENESIS SABER / Kent GMC DENALI 700C 21 speed bicycles.
Properly adjusted, they do stop the...
10-11-21, 02:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 550
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Since the original poster is located in Stockholm...

Since the original poster is located in Stockholm Sweden, he may not be familiar with rogue American criminals who use FOR SALE ads on Craiglist and other for sale ads to lure folks with cash to a...
10-09-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The INBIKE IC-321 Wireless is the Best one that...

The INBIKE IC-321 Wireless is the Best one that you can find.

I am going to tell you how to BEST ATTACH this SPEEDOMETER onto any Vintage or Ancient bike with a Blade or Narrow Fork.
This is also...
10-08-21, 11:45 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,302
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

WALMART's BEST may very well be the 31 pound GMC...

WALMART's BEST may very well be the 31 pound GMC DENALI 700C 21 speed bicycle that they sold so many of. This Kent bicycle is currently in production today as the GENESIS SABER. It is the...
Forum: Commuting
10-01-21, 01:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 664
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

It is a Pacific Cycle product of the past five...

It is a Pacific Cycle product of the past five years. It is a $199 Target bike.
Other than that, the fenders will rust, and the plastic pedals aren't durable, and the fact that it is only available...
09-29-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 331
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I agree with look566 rider! Here is my...

I agree with look566 rider!

Here is my opinion on License decals and Bicycle Shop stickers: " IF THEY HAVE BEEN ON THE BICYCLE FOR A DECADE, THEY SHOULD REMAIN,
AND IF THEY HAVE BEEN ON FOR...
09-25-21, 02:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 716
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here is an oldie but goodie, SEE Post #15 from...

Here is an oldie but goodie, SEE Post #15 from the legendary SCOOPER on 08-28-09 in the link below. SEE Post #20 from SCOOPER also.

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/474575-21-1-stem.html
09-15-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,583
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I'm glad that you, now at your age, have...

I'm glad that you, now at your age, have reclaimed such a "trick" skill of your youth. Now, don't do it again.
Seriously, it is a totally dumbass move!!!
If you decide to continue this...
09-12-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,605
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

ERIC CLAPTON Stockholm Sweden MARCH 1985 bootleg...

ERIC CLAPTON Stockholm Sweden MARCH 1985 bootleg cd , Song: .....Steppin Out, ........ with SHAUN MURPHY lead vocals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TdW1wH2B84E
09-11-21, 12:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 830
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The Super Sport would have had aluminum 27"...

The Super Sport would have had aluminum 27" (630mm ) wheels and center pull brakes like the Continental.
(the Continental and the Suburban have the same electroforged frame as the Varsity , EXCEPT...
09-10-21, 02:38 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,764
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

HERE ARE JUST A FEW VERY INEXPENSIVE UPGRADES...

HERE ARE JUST A FEW VERY INEXPENSIVE UPGRADES THAT WILL BE GREAT AFTER YOU REMOVE THE Gmc Denali DECALS:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/224058379851?hash=item342aeb8e4b:g:ZMUAAOSw4CRe9aKR
...
09-10-21, 12:04 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,647
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The 1965 year model marks the last offering...

The 1965 year model marks the last offering of the SCHWINN AMERICAN, which was an ordinary bicycle that I seem to recall was introduced in the Fifties, in response to those few that wanted...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-21, 11:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 799
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Just as JAXGTR mentioned with using Dollar Bills,...

Just as JAXGTR mentioned with using Dollar Bills, ......do not forget that those TYVEK (R) material Envelopes will work exremely well also. It can be material from a used envelope or a new one...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 815
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here is thought for an oddball MacGyver-ed ...

Here is thought for an oddball MacGyver-ed solution:

There is a $0.97 PenGear brand 8.75" x 4.25" "flat" old-timey, polyester cloth zippered Pencil Case (it comes in a choice of least four...
08-28-21, 12:56 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,711
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Question: AT WHAT POINT DO YOU GIVE UP ON DROP...

Question: AT WHAT POINT DO YOU GIVE UP ON DROP BARS?

Whenever you want to !

This is not the same as it would be as if you resigned as President of The United States, --OR-- as when you are...
Forum: Foo
08-25-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,233
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I make it a point to speak with neighbors who are...

I make it a point to speak with neighbors who are attempting something risky themselves. I know that perhaps some might think that I'm an A hole for asking them if they know what the hell that they...
Forum: Foo
08-24-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,598
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

SATISFACTION recorded Live at DEATH VALLEY...

SATISFACTION recorded Live at DEATH VALLEY STADIUM, CLEMSON, SOUTH CAROLINA on Sunday NOVEMBER 26th, 1989

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duhRLaZwYf4
...
08-22-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,653
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://sfist.com/2021/07/03/minimum-wage-just-wen...

https://sfist.com/2021/07/03/minimum-wage-just-went-up-in-san-francisco-but-is-it-enough/

You should consider setting your sights higher. I do get it that you love working with bicycles, but...
08-21-21, 10:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 714
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Ride it. It will just be an ordinary bicycle with...

Ride it. It will just be an ordinary bicycle with no collector value to those folks in your area that might see it on Craigs, Facebook mkt place, or at your garage sale.
There are a few c.a.b.e....
Forum: Foo
08-18-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,127
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Speaking of technology, well vinyl is a massive...

Speaking of technology, well vinyl is a massive step backwards. The S/N ratio is awful compared to quality cassette decks from 1980 and later, as well as R2R, minidisc, cd, dvd, and hi-md and...
07-24-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,967
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

You need to evaluate the gearing that you...

You need to evaluate the gearing that you currently have on your bicycle.
If you do not fully understand the simple relationship that "GEARING" provides, you have little chance in getting it right...
07-17-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 13,177
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Generally, running/jogging is harder. (with...

Generally, running/jogging is harder. (with the loose definition of harder here--- as being more difficult & somewhat abusive and brutal on the joints from the constant pounding)

Someone over...
07-08-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,931
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Yall obviously probably know several of your...

Yall obviously probably know several of your wife's parents' neighbors at the lake.
I am sure the neighbors know and like you.
Perhaps, ask one if during "riding season" if it wouldn't be...
07-01-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 712
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

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Come all with-out...........................Come ...
06-29-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 9,285
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Well it varies according to each individual's...

Well it varies according to each individual's desires, expectatations and the joy & pleasure that they derive from whatever bicycle that ultimately choose to pilot.

From a purely practical...
06-28-21, 02:51 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,996
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I would suggest that you drive to an area in La...

I would suggest that you drive to an area in La Jolla that is both scenic, calm with little to no traffic. Park your car, unload your bike, and ride casually after work. ...
06-06-21, 11:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Heinz Stucke might be still alive today in 2021...

Heinz Stucke might be still alive today in 2021 at age 81.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heinz_Stucke


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJ8sJbpIEFo

...
Forum: Foo
06-03-21, 10:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 779
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

SkinGriz, you get 15GB of wifi hotspot use with...

SkinGriz, you get 15GB of wifi hotspot use with METRO on their UNLIMITED $60 plan......you also get AMAZON PRIME membership for free with that plan too.
Forum: Foo
06-01-21, 02:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,125
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Koyote, It must have been either 1976 or 1979...

Koyote, It must have been either 1976 or 1979 because The Who did not play any real concerts anywhere during 1977 or 1978. Their last real concert with Keith Moon, at the last show of the 1976...
05-29-21, 11:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 921
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Since you don't already know anyone currently...

Since you don't already know anyone currently that you could ask locally in your town for advice. Here is just a suggestion. Approach a group of cyclists before or after they embark on a...
05-02-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Naw, you're a genius..... because it is all...

Naw, you're a genius..... because it is all about having fun with family and friends.
Just remember that comfort and possibly certain accessories , maybe color coordinated or personalized in a...
04-16-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,892
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Troul's last comment isn't without merit, but...

Troul's last comment isn't without merit, but historically the small business owner had it much worse than today when DOUBLE-DIGIT INFLATION was Raging some 40 years ago. Sure, you did not have...
04-02-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,115
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I would recommend that you do not ride while...

I would recommend that you do not ride while high.
As others have mentioned, you probably can find a closed course or road-path-trail with no vehicle and no pedestrian traffic, but your...
02-13-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,339
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Hey, patnoe, ---when you do get it painted the...

Hey, patnoe, ---when you do get it painted the way that you would like, You Should Get A Nice Decal Made To Affix To The Bike Frame That Commemorates Your BOSTON to SEATTLE ride in 1983!!

That...
Forum: Touring
02-10-21, 02:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,478
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The main issue with the backpacker type acoustic...

The main issue with the backpacker type acoustic guitars is that they sound WORSE than the new el-cheapo Acoustics that are playable but not rugged and durable.
Even Martin's backpacker sounds ...
02-09-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 19,598
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

An ELECTROFORGED, ancient Schwinn built, STEEL...

An ELECTROFORGED, ancient Schwinn built, STEEL FRAME is among the most durable bicycle frame ever constructed.

For at least 50 years, perhaps more, the cycling community has looked at lack of...
01-08-21, 02:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,164
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Chuck, you should politely tell them that you...

Chuck, you should politely tell them that you have all that you currently need and that you cannot use them, but that GOODWILL and SALVATION ARMY thrift stores will certainly accept their bicycle...
12-29-20, 12:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,998
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

May you heal quickly...........you've got an...

May you heal quickly...........you've got an in-house medical expert, so be a good patient and follow her directives..... Rest comfortably, and maybe avoid watching any funny movies without...
12-27-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,004
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here are just two of the widely available NEW...

Here are just two of the widely available NEW aftermarket WALD replacement 13/16 outer diam seat posts for OLD American makes & SCHWINN bicycles:


WALD 940 (10.5 INCHES TOTAL...
12-27-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,004
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Justin, you are indeed correct that the outer...

Justin, you are indeed correct that the outer diameter of the Schwinn seat post is exactly 13/16" with a 5/8" top portion where the seat mounts.

Modern aftermarket seats have a 7/8" seat...
12-25-20, 12:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,451
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

4funbikes' beautiful yellow Schwinn (see...

4funbikes' beautiful yellow Schwinn (see 12-19-20 post)...... So 4funbikes saved 1.5 pounds by swapping out the one piece crank assembly.....well that early Seventies factory seat from the...
12-19-20, 04:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,654
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Maelochs hit the nail on the head (12-18-20 ...

Maelochs hit the nail on the head (12-18-20 06:19pm post #15) when he mentioned that the New Bicycle Riders from this 2020 Covid-19 PANDEMIC's BICYCLE BOOM do not want to be riding on streets/roads...
Forum: Foo
12-17-20, 12:52 AM
Replies: 1,818
Views: 127,756
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFDiZptXG-8 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFDiZptXG-8



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UklXMtVo0UY
12-15-20, 10:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 798
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/cleaning-white-h...

https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/cleaning-white-handle-bar-grips.39793/

https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/white-grips-and-bleach.101826/


The two CABE thread links above might also have some...
12-07-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,202
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Riders need to use their common sense and be...

Riders need to use their common sense and be ultra-cautious and certainly not exceed 7 or 8 MPH ( YES!!! only maximum of 7 to 8 mph !!) when within 100 feet of pedestrian traffic. The...
10-30-20, 03:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The FIVE SPEED Suburban is perhaps the most...

The FIVE SPEED Suburban is perhaps the most durable SCHWINN ever made along with the 1970 to late seventies Schwinn COLLEGIATE.
The FIVE SPEED Suburban has a 32 , 26, 21, 17, 14 model J ...
Forum: Foo
10-07-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,516
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here is one version of the OCT 15, 1977 Pasedena...

Here is one version of the OCT 15, 1977 Pasedena bootleg tape that is quality but needs an Equalization to bring it up to the "perfect" copy that is floating around today. Basically if you Capture...
Forum: Foo
10-07-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,516
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Eddie Van Halen was something else. He was...

Eddie Van Halen was something else. He was massively talented and a true original. I consider him the last of the true originals in rock and roll guitar that began with Chuck. Though...
09-17-20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,159
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Those CHROME PLATED frames and your project...

Those CHROME PLATED frames and your project chromed Continental are beautiful. They look like something that CONTROL would design for Max, 99, the Chief, and Larribee to use. Don't...
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