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Posted By rossiny

Not a penny

Well in that case , I wouldn't give you a penny for it...
Forum: Foo
01-10-22, 07:06 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 25,188
Posted By rossiny

Not green

not to mention its every bit of a polluter as the other gas engine cars. I think humans need to think outside the box more than ever. Continuing to build cars that pollute our children's air is just...
01-05-22, 10:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,647
Posted By rossiny

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. So heres the...
Forum: Commuting
01-03-22, 10:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,914
Posted By rossiny

Over 50 miles a day ? Wow. Another thing is your...

Over 50 miles a day ? Wow. Another thing is your route .are you on a safe road, bike trail, weather etc. . I wonder if anyone in the Netherlands does this dailey being they have such great bike...
01-03-22, 10:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,068
Posted By rossiny

Outside

I hope its all done outside?
01-01-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 912
Posted By rossiny

Move to Holland

I'm surprised we don't all move to Holland. The town im in now in SE Wisconsin is surprisingly bikeable. However about 15 + years ago in Chicago suburbia, no way could you bike or commute on roads...
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By rossiny

Relative

Everything is relative to the buyer. Does the buyer place a priority on original almost unused bike and mint frame etc, or is his priority buying a bike that doesn't need money in service repairs....
12-31-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 742
Posted By rossiny

Woah

if you bought this new .. I take my hat off to you.
I bought Schwin continental new. Then a Rossin Record 1984 I think. Sold both..
12-31-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,608
Posted By rossiny

correct, when I lived in Chicago they made the...

correct, when I lived in Chicago they made the center of Irving Park rd into planters. I was driving by and they were preparing the middle of the road for these planters. A back hoe was digging, ...
Forum: Foo
12-31-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8,175
Views: 1,657,343
Posted By rossiny

60 mpg I'm guessing . Why we didn't start in the...

60 mpg I'm guessing . Why we didn't start in the 1970s when we had oil crisis. ? We could have built cities for small cars, bikes and public transit,
possibly linking cities with high speed rail....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-21, 05:15 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 14,238
Posted By rossiny

Camaro

do I see a 1978 Camaro? I had a 1978 Z/28
12-30-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,502
Posted By rossiny

Why

why would you have to forget about riding and wrenching to have a career??
Forum: Foo
12-29-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 25,188
Posted By rossiny

Perhaps there is resistance , but the system...

Perhaps there is resistance , but the system leaves you no option but to drive . Suburbia ,, you are almost guaranteed you have no other choices . I actually saw them pulling out the old trolley...
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By rossiny

I am sure others will chime in and I'm no Miyata...

I am sure others will chime in and I'm no Miyata expert. I will say that touring bikes are sought after ,so the 610 might have more value.
but couple hundreds bucks each I'm guessing...PS any rust...
12-27-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,579
Posted By rossiny

A good bike, is one that I scored a good deal on,...

A good bike, is one that I scored a good deal on, from someone who bought the newest, latest ,greatest. Then set up to fit with comfortable pedals, seat , stem , handlebars etc. I've found as I got...
Forum: Foo
12-25-21, 11:52 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 25,188
Posted By rossiny

😁🥸🤣Amazing commercial and attempt at...

😁🥸🤣Amazing commercial and attempt at brainwashing...
Forum: Foo
12-25-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 25,188
Posted By rossiny

Choices

There are plenty of ways to transport people, cars is one of them. We made this system of catering to cars. Plenty of other cities in Europe have limited cars. The excuse about USA being so big is...
12-25-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,502
Posted By rossiny

Curious

I've become very curious as to how different bikes might ride so I became some what of a collector but then I will fix them up, ride them for a while , and then I'll sell them. I guess I am looking...
Forum: Foo
12-25-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 25,188
Posted By rossiny

Living room

Are you kidding, with a driverless option they will want something as big as a living room with a couch and a fridge !
Forum: Foo
12-25-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 25,188
Posted By rossiny

Why

Why do we need driverless cars? Cars need to be phased out. Moving one person with a 4000 pound vehicle ? Why? Its just silly, silly I tell ya
12-23-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 80,841
Posted By rossiny

Brand new

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looks all original, almost unused. I have a Schwinn...
12-23-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2,653
Views: 930,182
Posted By rossiny

Brand new

Just picked this up! Looks pretty much original. Very little use. Needs to be gone through.. ...
12-19-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,608
Posted By rossiny

Brain twist

ok you just twisted my brain ..🥸🤥
12-19-21, 09:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,608
Posted By rossiny

Yup

Quote : invest
not to mention the office building craze in the 80s.
I installed wall covering and painted as a young man for a company a couple years. It always creeped me out when you would see...
12-19-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,608
Posted By rossiny

QUOTE "sprawl" , from what I have seen with...

QUOTE "sprawl" , from what I have seen with suburbia it creates vast driving areas, and you just always have to go to get something in your car. The subdivision is just a living area for humans,...
12-19-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,803
Posted By rossiny

Great post

not only very insightful and correct, but our love of cars has directly lead us to constant wars. Its amazing is so obvious yet we just go along like nothing is wrong. Our economy is based on oil...
Forum: Touring
12-13-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,204
Posted By rossiny

thanks for the info here.. Ive been thhinking if...

thanks for the info here.. Ive been thhinking if better option to the rechargable blinky on back and the headlamp. Seems like the idea of having the light available any time does it for me. Just the...
12-13-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,803
Posted By rossiny

agreed

I lived in Chicago area and the same thing rents tripled in the last 25 years. I doubt some one that was making $20 per hour is making $60 per hour now. What is happening ?
but I hear you about...
12-12-21, 11:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,609
Posted By rossiny

Live and learn.

As a young guy I thought Italian road/race bikes were the best. Now a wee bit older. I have found vintage Raleigh bikes awesome bikes after I picked up a 1970s Super course . . I now have Raleighs,...
11-27-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,140
Posted By rossiny

when you think about the war aspect of War For...

when you think about the war aspect of War For Oil.
​​​its not far fetced on the evil part.
11-27-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,803
Posted By rossiny

Wars

cars have been involved in directly causing wars and killing for oil to make fuel for this one thing directly, drive. It's amazing when you think about it . It's an invention, yet we are a "car...
11-09-21, 11:51 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 416,980
Posted By rossiny

Mk2

I will repack and check all . The head set seems crusty..
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11-09-21, 11:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 717
Posted By rossiny

thanks again for the info. I guess was the USA...

thanks again for the info. I guess was the USA built one as goid as the Panasonic, Japanese made one.
11-09-21, 01:41 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,535
Posted By rossiny

Such a deal!! I haven't seen any lately 😕...

Such a deal!! I haven't seen any lately 😕...
11-08-21, 11:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 717
Posted By rossiny

Yes when you compare to a car restoration$$, ...

Yes when you compare to a car restoration$$, this hobby is almost self sustaining. You can always sell off the bikes and start other projects ,, at least break even
11-08-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 717
Posted By rossiny

Thanks

thanks for the great info. I already have the grey Passage . I am looking at an emerald green and a forest green one. We'll see . Its hard turning down minty touring bikes for me 🥸🙄🤓
11-08-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 27,288
Posted By rossiny

Grey

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11-08-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 27,288
Posted By rossiny

To buy or not to buy...

wow , glad you ok.
There are a few Voyageurs that popped up . I am thinking about finding a made in Japan Voyageur.
I can't be sure but I think the grey Passage was made in Mississippi. . I'm...
11-08-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 717
Posted By rossiny

Passage

Here's the Passage
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Very similiar lugs and seat stays , Columbus Tenax...
11-08-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 717
Posted By rossiny

thanks for info. Reason I'm asking I have a...

thanks for info. Reason I'm asking I have a vintage Schwinn Passage and considering a Voyageur also that's for sale , however it looks very similar except for the eyelets for the low mount on the...
11-08-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 717
Posted By rossiny

Yes

yes , but I read they had a plant in Mississippi for a few more years.
11-08-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 717
Posted By rossiny

This was made in Japan ?

This was made in Japan ?
11-08-21, 02:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 717
Posted By rossiny

Schwinn Voyageur

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11-07-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 27,288
Posted By rossiny

Vintage

my passage is a vintage , with Columbus Tenax frame , Grey color. , but the components have all been changed , just the crank and the brakes are original and frame if course.
Reading all these...
11-07-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,647
Posted By rossiny

Schwinn Voyageur

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11-07-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,734
Posted By rossiny

the nerve 🥸!

the nerve 🥸!
Forum: Foo
11-07-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 25,188
Posted By rossiny

Human achievements

"The pinnacle of human innovation and achievements was the invention of the bicycle, all others that came after that were a downward slope. "
Sounds strange , but think about it , all other...
11-07-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 27,288
Posted By rossiny

Grey

I own a gray Passage . Great reading all thus info.
so where does mine rank. 🥸🤔😄.
It has all new components except the brakes and crank and almost looks like NOS. I think you also need to take in...
11-07-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 27,288
Posted By rossiny

Lowely Schwinn Passage

Where does my lowly Schwinn Passage fit in,?🤔🥸
all new componats . Just the brakes and cranjs are original..
11-05-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,068
Posted By rossiny

Those old Raleighs are magic. I had a Super...

Those old Raleighs are magic. I had a Super Course with Cappella lugs . It had new components. Loved the ride . .
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