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Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Yes, Hunt-Wilde was the manufacturer of the...

Yes, Hunt-Wilde was the manufacturer of the handlebar grips.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/255243626407
That is just a random example of one of those then popular Western Auto "western flyer"...
Forum: Foo
12-06-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 738
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here is the Live As It Happened Television bcast...

Here is the Live As It Happened Television bcast on South African Television which was both a great show with a near perfect live Stereo sound mix.
---------FEB 25, 1995 Ellis Park Stadium,...
Forum: Foo
12-06-21, 01:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 572
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

HONDO: Here is a famous toober, midimanOz...

HONDO:
Here is a famous toober, midimanOz , or something like that, who takes one AUDIENCE STEREO AUDIO RECORDING of the entire show and THEN HE SPENDS A WEEK EDITING & COMBINING...
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Views: 288
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Its a nice clean ruby red/garnet color but as I...

Its a nice clean ruby red/garnet color but as I understand it, the hey-day period for bikes like that ended around circa 1965, so there is likely to be little or NO collectible value for your very...
12-05-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 840
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Hey 76: There are hundreds of ancient SEARS...

Hey 76:
There are hundreds of ancient SEARS catalogs digitally scanned and archived online where you can at no charge fip through and view them.

THIS SITE HAS A GOOD NUMBER OF Sears, Monkey...
12-05-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

WOW, I do remember reading "The Sun and The...

WOW, I do remember reading "The Sun and The Rain" when this issue was first out. I think my only thoughts at that time seeing that photograph 50 years ago was that if you did that in much...
12-02-21, 02:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,631
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here is a very decent 32mm wide 27 inch (630mm) ...

Here is a very decent 32mm wide 27 inch (630mm) tire that is not too expensive:
https://www.swifttire.com/product/sand-canyon-27-x-1-38-folding-tan/

Here are some folks' long term user reviews...
12-02-21, 12:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 925
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Florida with its 10 foot aligators, swamps,...

Florida with its 10 foot aligators, swamps, sharks, plenty of large poisonous snakes, and more than a few looney tune half-wit humans, is probably more attractive than California where the...
12-01-21, 12:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,041
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/cleaning-and-res...

https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/cleaning-and-restoring-paint.200259/

There is a cat named HARPO on the C.A.B.E. that is the best that I have ever seen at cleaning up bicycles. He has...
11-30-21, 02:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 741
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The Vilano City is essentially the same exact...

The Vilano City is essentially the same exact Chinese bike as Pacific Cycle's SCHWINN GATEWAY & Pacific Cycle's SCHWINN WAYFARER models WITH THE EXCEPTION THAT THE Vilano bike has a NO-NAME Rear...
11-28-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,154
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

You should consult with your CPA as perhaps you...

You should consult with your CPA as perhaps you need not be so concerned with trying to find a needle in a haystack with your search for the "greatest bike" on a severely limited & possibly...
11-26-21, 02:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,279
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

HERE IS A GREAT SOLUTION THAT INVOLVES NO...

HERE IS A GREAT SOLUTION THAT INVOLVES NO DRILLING AND THIS BOTTLE CAGE WILL REMAIN SECURE AS LONG AS YOU use "Super Weatherstripping Adhesive" (comes in small tube, available at auto parts stores...
11-24-21, 01:30 AM
Replies: 25,440
Views: 3,282,167
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Walmart stores also carry one clock mechanism kit...

Walmart stores also carry one clock mechanism kit ON THE CRAFTS aisle which is usually next to -or- on the other side of the Sewing aisle(you know, thread, needles, scissors, pins, buttons,...
11-23-21, 03:50 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,104
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

There are a large number of people (that are...

There are a large number of people (that are involved in sportcar-racing, vintage racing, SCCA various classes, motorcyclists, drag racers, and circle dirt track racers)
that do in fact immediately...
11-23-21, 12:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 594
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Another VOTE here for the HONEY color Fizik...

Another VOTE here for the HONEY color Fizik classic bar tape! I think you'll find it hard to better that Honey colored tape with your particular UNIVEGA Gran Turismo's classic looking rich & deep,...
11-22-21, 11:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,094
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Folks that particularly enjoy very old Atala...

Folks that particularly enjoy very old Atala bikes with the ancient manual rod shifted front derailleurs, may want to follow this ancient atala discussion:
...
Forum: BMX
11-22-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Justin (Porkchop) has an incredible reputation...

Justin (Porkchop) has an incredible reputation for both customer service and quality of his products!

This link will take you to one of his Ebay listings for his 42T snowflake chainring:
...
Forum: Foo
11-21-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 572
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The title of the bootleg could be "HONDO , ...

The title of the bootleg could be "HONDO , KEITH, MICK, WOODY, CHUCK, DARRYL, STEVE & 50,000 OTHERS' ROCK N ROLL IN AUSTIN "
18 songs Saturday NOV 20th, 2021 AUSTIN TEXAS
...
Forum: Foo
11-20-21, 04:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 738
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I hate to disagree with Canklecat because his...

I hate to disagree with Canklecat because his interesting and most logical explanations seem perfect about 98.36% of the time, but DIRTY WORK was a horrible album, worse than Undercover. Too Rude...
11-18-21, 01:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Iride01 said it the best. It is an...

Iride01 said it the best.

It is an excellent rule. The aim is to help the less fortunate to have reliable inexpensive transportation.

The goal is not to achieve approximate equivalent...
11-17-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,578
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Companies exist to maximize the returns to...

Companies exist to maximize the returns to shareholders. The marketing executives in charge of their respective marketing, product promotion, and product development departments do their ...
11-14-21, 12:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 510
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

You can take the bicycle into the store, just ...

You can take the bicycle into the store, just mention the reason for doing so to the customer service desk-or store management.
I can almost guarantee that they will welcome you and often store...
11-13-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 493
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here is a suggestion. Here in the Deep South, ...

Here is a suggestion. Here in the Deep South, there are so many machine shops because racing is a super popular weekend hobby for a lot of people. Machine shops typically build / rebuild, etc ...
11-13-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 25,440
Views: 3,282,167
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Oldspokes mentioned that OLD AMERICAN handlebars...

Oldspokes mentioned that OLD AMERICAN handlebars were 7/8" (22.2mm)........yes, this was the outer diameter of the handlebar's tubing EXCEPT THAT THE CLAMP AREA PORTION is 1" (25.4mm)
So yeah ...
11-12-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 25,440
Views: 3,282,167
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Salubrious: Sorry to hear about the burglary. ...

Salubrious: Sorry to hear about the burglary. If the thieves know anything about the types of bicycles that they stole, you should definitely monitor both Ebay and the C.A.B.E. . Typical...
11-12-21, 12:56 AM
Replies: 25,440
Views: 3,282,167
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I saw this on the bay $39 LOCAL PICK-UP ONLY ...

I saw this on the bay $39 LOCAL PICK-UP ONLY VERY ANCIENT ROSS (Motobecane built, made in France) 3 Speed......
Somebody located very close to Lansdale, Pennsylvania might want it, as a project....
11-11-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 778
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The Maeda SUNTOUR and SHIMANO rear derailleurs...

The Maeda SUNTOUR and SHIMANO rear derailleurs are light years better than the original SIMPLEX rear derailleur. That is a fact. Only a fool would want to believe that is not true. An even...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-11-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,951
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Your creativity and engineering are just off the...

Your creativity and engineering are just off the charts. Just brilliant!! Incredible job!
11-11-21, 01:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 411
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

BIG WHEEL: you cannot rely on charts for the best...

BIG WHEEL: you cannot rely on charts for the best accuracy BECAUSE TREADTHICKNESS VARIES A GREAT DEAL FROM TIRE MODEL TO TIRE MODEL, EVEN WITHIN THE SAME BRANDS FOR THE EXACT SAME TIRE SIZE!!! ...
11-10-21, 01:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,584
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I-like -to-bike- said it the best! ...

I-like -to-bike- said it the best!

rsbob: well, you felt pretty safe at 25 UNTIL YOU PROBABLY THOUGH THAT YOU MIGHT BE A STATISTIC.


I don't know if yall are old enough to remember...
11-10-21, 12:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 778
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1156155...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1156155-advice-french-euro-restoration-parts-peugeot-uo8.html

1973-1974 Peugeot UO8 (http://backroom.hardsdisk.net/uo8.html)


Those old Peugeot UO-8 ...
11-06-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,359
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

It is not difficult to legitimately obtain & ...

It is not difficult to legitimately obtain & accumulate large numbers of bicycles and parts(..parts bikes to break down and cannibalize from). Any medium or large metropolitan area with one...
11-05-21, 01:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,115
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Given how long the wheelbase on that home-made...

Given how long the wheelbase on that home-made tandem is, I would have completed a "triangle" from the bottom bracket of the "front donor bike" to what was the former steerer headtube on the...
11-05-21, 12:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 531
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The C.A.B.E. has a huge brain-trust over ...

The C.A.B.E. has a huge brain-trust over there with specific knowledge on ancient bicycles that you might not find anywhere else!

Really old Schwinn folks might find these...
11-05-21, 12:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 531
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

cyccommute is correct about books being quickly...

cyccommute is correct about books being quickly outdated with respect to the vast & swift changes in technology that have occured in the past 35 to 40 years.

HOWEVER, that 338 page GLENN'S...
11-02-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

bellsbikeshop (EBAY) located in Philadelphia, PA ...

bellsbikeshop (EBAY) located in Philadelphia, PA USA, does ship Globally, bellsbikeshop currently has plenty of the Kenda k23 , 597mm "Schwinn" tires.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/284062667461

...
11-01-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,299
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

They want the revenue from the LABOR of...

They want the revenue from the LABOR of installation.

Really, it isn't that crazy.... Try going to a Goodyear, Firestone, Tires Plus, National Tire, PepBoys, Wal-Mart, etc... and ...
10-31-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 493
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Cool looking green bike! Here is an...

Cool looking green bike!

Here is an inexpensive source for the nearest sized NEW reflector that is a replacement for the original.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/333766374933

The integral stud has...
10-30-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,860
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

OTIS REDDING Ready Steady Go (LIVE BBC...

OTIS REDDING Ready Steady Go (LIVE BBC television) Sept 16, 1966

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dVU3JYcQS0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4UdqSa-B1zA
...
10-29-21, 01:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 728
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Don't Laugh. Here is an example of an excellent...

Don't Laugh. Here is an example of an excellent 21 inch (53.34 cm) STEP THROUGH FRAME. Yeah, it is an electroforged Schwinn of course.
THIS ONE IS FROM THE LARGEST SIZE (21") SUBURBAN, and as...
10-28-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 875
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

It is beautiful. You do great work. Is it an...

It is beautiful. You do great work. Is it an off the shelf, commercially available paint color, or specific car make-year+model Paint color code, or did custom match it to something that...
10-27-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,214
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Have a look on Ebay for individual old used...

Have a look on Ebay for individual old used sockets. You may have to look at hundreds and also at old tool lots, etc but I'm certain that you'll find plenty that will be thinwalled enough to fit....
10-27-21, 01:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Mark: an ebayer called " bicyclebones " out...

Mark: an ebayer called " bicyclebones " out of Sodus, New York is officially licensed to reproduce Schwinn decals. Yes, the ALLOY 7 is a pacific cycle product from the early Two Thousands,...
10-26-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,033
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The MICARGI ROVER is the only current one...

The MICARGI ROVER is the only current one that I know about. It is a decent basic bicycle with 7 speeds and the old tymey One Piece Crank that is both super simple and highly functional. ...
10-24-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Ol' KURT did essentially defeat the purpose of...

Ol' KURT did essentially defeat the purpose of that '72 Sports Tourer by changing to 51/45 in front and going backwards to Varsity/Continental like 14-17-20-24-28 in the rear.
(VARSITY & CONTI &...
10-23-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 42,801
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Why Did America Give Up on Mass Transit? It...

Why Did America Give Up on Mass Transit?

It Can Be Summed Up In Just ONE WORD, but I'll let this JULY 4, 1970 Byron, Georgia USA performance from JIMI HENDRIX do that:

...
10-23-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Todd Rundgren does.

Todd Rundgren does.
10-22-21, 10:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 472
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Schwinn was building all that the Chicago plant...

Schwinn was building all that the Chicago plant could build and selling all they could as fast as they could, so they turned to JAPAN to build essentially a bike below the '74 Le Tour, as the '74...
10-22-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 309
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Just like Andrew Stewart's previous...

Just like Andrew Stewart's previous recommendation, this SITE also has plenty of folks that restore hundred year old bicycles that one would initially think had been left out in the garden for too...
10-21-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,860
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Wed Sept 29, 2021 at Thirsty Beaver, JJ Flash...

Wed Sept 29, 2021 at Thirsty Beaver, JJ Flash himself isn't recognized....
https://jeremymarkovich.substack.com/p/mick-jagger-charlotte-thirsty-beaver

Thurs Sept 30, 2021 at Bank of America...
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