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01-26-23, 03:00 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,405
Posted By zookster

I think the paint will clean up well, it appears...

I think the paint will clean up well, it appears to be in decent condition overall. The stem shifters are a style I don't recall seeing before, so they will stay. Disc will stay for now. The...
01-26-23, 02:15 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,405
Posted By zookster

I picked up this fine example of mid-70's gas...

I picked up this fine example of mid-70's gas pipe depravity today. Complete with the trifecta of depravities - turkey levers (marked LH and RH just in case you get confused), stem shifters, and...
01-24-23, 10:44 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,440
Posted By zookster

I have been riding my more modern Hybrids of...

I have been riding my more modern Hybrids of late. Today I go out on my 1993 Diamond Back Sorrento for another visit to the Cane Creek Rails to Trails/Five Mile Creek Greenway at Black Creek Park in...
01-17-23, 12:17 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,405
Posted By zookster

This one is for sale local to me. I am...

This one is for sale local to me. I am interested, but is that fork bent? 70's Montgomery Ward 10 speed.

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01-14-23, 07:43 PM
Replies: 74,108
Views: 12,049,337
Posted By zookster

Motobecane $65 Spring Hill TN

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01-12-23, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7,784
Views: 2,733,183
Posted By zookster

That is a nice turquoise-blue color on yours.

That is a nice turquoise-blue color on yours.
01-06-23, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7,784
Views: 2,733,183
Posted By zookster

2020 Specialized Sirrus 3.0

Picked up a 2020 Sirrus a few weeks ago, really enjoying the ride. Quite different from my 1990 Sirrus, which is a road bike, not a hybrid. ...
12-31-22, 10:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 338
Posted By zookster

As found/purchased: ...

As found/purchased:

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Only thing I done to it so far was free up the stuck...
12-31-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 338
Posted By zookster

I have a 1980 S12-S waiting it's turn in my shed....

I have a 1980 S12-S waiting it's turn in my shed. Your S10-S is a nice find!
12-30-22, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 654,069
Posted By zookster

Finished up the refresh of my 87 Schwinn High...

Finished up the refresh of my 87 Schwinn High Sierra tonight. It was rather crusty and neglected when I got it a few months ago. ...
12-20-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 654,069
Posted By zookster

Still plugging away on the refurb of my '87 High...

Still plugging away on the refurb of my '87 High Sierra.


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12-14-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By zookster

I have a 1990. Very nice riding bike. One of my...

I have a 1990. Very nice riding bike. One of my favorites. Since this picture was taken I have replaced the hoods. Bar tape will be re-done soon....
12-14-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 74,108
Views: 12,049,337
Posted By zookster

Puch Alpina $40 Vestavia Hills AL

Has barcons.

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12-13-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 74,108
Views: 12,049,337
Posted By zookster

Guerciotti $495 Marietta GA

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"Late...
12-09-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 74,108
Views: 12,049,337
Posted By zookster

I think the rear brakes are the only thing...

I think the rear brakes are the only thing keeping this one from cracking someone in the head as they walk underneath it!
12-08-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,440
Posted By zookster

Thursday night Trample ride with Redemptive...

Thursday night Trample ride with Redemptive Cycles.


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12-07-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 64,042
Posted By zookster

I have 2. My Diamond Back Sorrento beater bike ...

I have 2. My Diamond Back Sorrento beater bike

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And my High Sierra...
12-07-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 654,069
Posted By zookster

Took my High Sierra down for an overhaul. Frame...

Took my High Sierra down for an overhaul. Frame is now cleaned/polished, reassembly will start soon. Everything is in good shape component-wise, new cables/housings will go on though....
11-29-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,440
Posted By zookster

Back to Black Creek Park this morning for a...

Back to Black Creek Park this morning for a another ride on the Cain Creek Rails to Trails. Also rode the paths around the dog park and children's park.
'93 Diamond Back Sorrento this time out. I...
11-27-22, 10:24 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,440
Posted By zookster

Took both of my 3 speed bikes out for a ride this...

Took both of my 3 speed bikes out for a ride this morning in downtown Birmingham. 1984 Vista Cavalier and 1965 Schwinn Racer.

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11-26-22, 09:49 PM
Replies: 21,479
Views: 4,118,256
Posted By zookster

Maybe they are selling it because it does not...

Maybe they are selling it because it does not ride very well with the current setup?
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11-21-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 654,069
Posted By zookster

My first go-round with a stuck stem on my 1979...

My first go-round with a stuck stem on my 1979 Fuji S12-S. Fortunately it did not put up much of a fight. 2 days soaking with first PB Blaster then Kroil and some mild heat from a heat gun had it...
11-13-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,440
Posted By zookster

A different kind of C&V ride today, wandering...

A different kind of C&V ride today, wandering around downtown Birmingham on my 1998 replica of a 1948 Roadmaster Luxury Liner, a 59lb single speed bike.
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11-11-22, 10:03 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 235,507
Posted By zookster

Bridgestone Kabuki Submariner

Picked up a Bridgestone Kabuki Submariner 10 speed yesterday. Seller had it listed as a 1975, is that correct? Serial number is B685293. It has a Suntour V-GTluxe RD, Suntour FD, Suntour power...
11-10-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,440
Posted By zookster

Went back to my favorite relaxed riding gravel...

Went back to my favorite relaxed riding gravel path place on my 1987 Schwinn High Sierra, the 5 Mile Creek Greenway/Cane Creek Rails to Trails at Black Creek Park.

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11-07-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,440
Posted By zookster

A few mural pictures from yesterday's View and...

A few mural pictures from yesterday's View and Brews ride with Le Tour De Ham.

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11-04-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,440
Posted By zookster

2nd Stop

My second stop was at Chief William C. "Billy" Hewitt Park, a small park I have been wanting to ride for sometime, just never stopped by. Nice little park that has a short section of the Five Mile...
11-04-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,440
Posted By zookster

Two'fer

Rode 2 different locations on my 87 Schwinn High Sierra today. First stop was at Red Mountain Park.
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10-23-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,440
Posted By zookster

Le Tour De Ham Views and Boos - Elmwood edition...

Le Tour De Ham Views and Boos - Elmwood edition ride today. Today I rode my 1965 Schwinn Racer 3-speed. During the ride we visited Oak Hill Cemetery, Cemetery Knesses Israel/Cemetery Eamnu-el and...
10-23-22, 08:35 AM
Replies: 657
Views: 114,624
Posted By zookster

It's Iowa.

It's Iowa.
10-19-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 593
Posted By zookster

I don't have a pumpkin colored bike, but I do...

I don't have a pumpkin colored bike, but I do have an eggplant purple 1989 Schwinn Sprint that would look pretty spiffy on!
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10-19-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,440
Posted By zookster

Black Creek Park yesterday on my '87 black chrome...

Black Creek Park yesterday on my '87 black chrome Schwinn High Sierra. First outing on it. Rides nice!

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10-09-22, 08:26 PM
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Views: 2,528,440
Posted By zookster

Views and Boos

Each Sunday Le Tour De Ham (Birmingham, AL) does a Views and Brews ride, checking out murals on the ride and a brew (if so inclined) after the ride. This month the ride leader has designated the...
10-06-22, 09:42 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,440
Posted By zookster

I went back to Black Creek Park to ride the 5...

I went back to Black Creek Park to ride the 5 Mile Creek Greenway/Cain Creek Rails to Trails again, and a new section that opened recently which adds 1.2 miles to the trail system. It now dead ends...
09-08-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By zookster

1987(?) Schwinn High Sierra

Picked up this High Sierra last night. Going by T-Mar's Asian Serial Number guide I think it is a 1987 made by Giant in Taiwan. I am curious about the difference between the head badge number and the...
08-27-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,440
Posted By zookster

Another Le Tour De Ham Saturday Stroll to East...

Another Le Tour De Ham Saturday Stroll to East Lake Park this morning. Rode my 1965 Schwinn Racer 3-speed.
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08-14-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,440
Posted By zookster

Views and Brews ride this morning with Le Tour De...

Views and Brews ride this morning with Le Tour De Ham in Birmingham, AL.

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08-08-22, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By zookster

I did, so far I think the Fuji is an August of...

I did, so far I think the Fuji is an August of 1979 model, but as mentioned I am not very familiar with either brand. Definitely reading what I can find.
08-07-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15,015
Views: 3,687,501
Posted By zookster

I will post pictures later, but a Fuji S12-2...

I will post pictures later, but a Fuji S12-2 found its way onto my bike rack this morning, and as I was leaving the seller offered a deal I couldn't refuse on a Specialized Sirrus with a Shimano 105...
08-06-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,440
Posted By zookster

Last Thursday I rode Black Creek Park again,...

Last Thursday I rode Black Creek Park again, doing the full 11 mile out and back trail. Got caught in a heavy thunderstorm on the way back. Took my '93 Diamond Back Sorrento, which was far better...
07-28-22, 08:22 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,440
Posted By zookster

Short 9 mile ride this evening on my 1965 Schwinn...

Short 9 mile ride this evening on my 1965 Schwinn Racer 3-speed at Black Creek Park Rails to Trails in Fultondale, AL.

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07-26-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,465
Views: 466,095
Posted By zookster

My 1980 Raleigh Record Ace that I acquired...

My 1980 Raleigh Record Ace that I acquired recently. New tires, tubes, rim tapes and serviced front wheel bearings so far. Crank bearings and rear wheel bearings soon.

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07-24-22, 03:07 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,440
Posted By zookster

Rode my 1980 Raleigh Record Ace 10 speed 13.9...

Rode my 1980 Raleigh Record Ace 10 speed 13.9 miles this morning with Le Tour De Ham's "Views and Brews" ride. We visited several murals in downtown Birmingham then rode out to historic Rickwood...
07-24-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,440
Posted By zookster

Yesterday I went on Le Tour De Ham's Saturday...

Yesterday I went on Le Tour De Ham's Saturday Stroll Field Trip. We rode a section of the Chief Ladiga Trail from Piedmont, AL to the AL/GA state line, where it joins with the Silver Comet Trail, a...
07-22-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,440
Posted By zookster

9 mile urban exploring ride last night on the...

9 mile urban exploring ride last night on the Thursday Night Trample with Redemptive Cycles in Birmingham, AL after a large summer thunderstorm passed through the area.

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07-19-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 15,015
Views: 3,687,501
Posted By zookster

My $10 FB marketplace find, 1980 Raleigh Record...

My $10 FB marketplace find, 1980 Raleigh Record Ace 10 Speed. Needs tires and has a little bit of overspray on it, but other than that it's in good shape.

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07-05-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 654,069
Posted By zookster

I bought a 1965 Schwinn Racer a few weeks ago. ...

I bought a 1965 Schwinn Racer a few weeks ago. New tires, tubes, rim strips. Replaced the missing front brake with one sourced from Ebay. Cleaned and re-greased the front wheel bearings, headset...
07-03-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 488,074
Posted By zookster

I was able to get the crank arm straightened,...

I was able to get the crank arm straightened, trued up the back wheel and finally had time to do a little clean up on the Roadmaster Replica I picked up a few weeks ago....
07-03-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,440
Posted By zookster

Easy pace ride this morning in downtown...

Easy pace ride this morning in downtown Birmingham with a friend and his daughter. It was her first time on a bike in 9 years. 5 1/2 miles this time around.
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07-02-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,440
Posted By zookster

15 mile ride with Le Tour De Ham this morning,...

15 mile ride with Le Tour De Ham this morning, good group ride with some interesting sights and included crossing an apparently little-used pedestrian bridge over the interstate....
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