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Forum: Foo
05-15-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 494
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Hondo, you know you can make your own CD's. ...

Hondo, you know you can make your own CD's.

For example, you can capture the audio from the best one with the audio part of your NOV 2021 Austin Rolling Stones show.

EQ: adjust the bass &...
Forum: Foo
05-14-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Thanks for the heads up. I did not know that...

Thanks for the heads up. I did not know that they had officially issued any more than what encompassed SIDE 3 of LOVE YOU LIVE.

..."Everything alright in the critics section, watch out for the...
05-14-22, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

This is probably totally backwards but this is my...

This is probably totally backwards but this is my method.
Obviously it depends on your carrier and whether you can live with an Android that is ancient (SAMSUNG Galaxy On5 model from 2016 is the...
05-13-22, 02:57 AM
Replies: 26,113
Views: 3,631,246
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

a very nice old ROSS Eurotour 3 speed stepthrough...

a very nice old ROSS Eurotour 3 speed stepthrough in a lovely blue color, one piece crank,
https://athensga.craigslist.org/bik/d/athens-50cm-ross-eurotour-vintage/7471409194.html
05-13-22, 12:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,084
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Charlie Ky's recommendation on the $13.99 HARBOR...

Charlie Ky's recommendation on the $13.99 HARBOR FREIGHT "High Flow Hand Air Pump" (sku 63304) pump is a great one. It is well built and durable. I would only say that its gauge is "ballpark"...
Forum: Foo
05-11-22, 12:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,188
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The Faces - Ooh La La (1973) .....Ron Wood sang...

The Faces - Ooh La La (1973) .....Ron Wood sang this one, ...he only sang a couple of tunes with the Faces.....
two simple ways to play this one
(1) chords D, Em7, G with CAPO I (capo at 1st FRET)...
04-26-22, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 583
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Hello monkeylife: Riding in the city can...

Hello monkeylife:

Riding in the city can mean different things to different people.
What I mean by that is some folks like road bikes which riders are in a racing type crouch position.
By their...
04-26-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

As Rolla pointed out, the VELO ORANGE handlebars...

As Rolla pointed out, the VELO ORANGE handlebars are great handlebars, BUT if you see the specifics concerning WIDTH, you will see that ONLY two of the VELO ORANGE handlebars that ROLLA highlighted...
04-26-22, 12:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

These Examples below are possibilities. All of...

These Examples below are possibilities. All of these below are random EXAMPLES of specific known USED handlebars that should WORK WELL.
Notice that I specifically compiled a few different ones...
Forum: Foo
04-19-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,188
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here are a few more EASY and fun to play songs: ...

Here are a few more EASY and fun to play songs:
MEMORY MOTEL - the Rolling Stones *** CAPO at 3rd Fret instead of at the first fret it says in the link below-----use C instead of D.......etc...
Forum: Foo
04-19-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 723
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

My advice is that you should take the time to...

My advice is that you should take the time to find the "roofer" with the same investigative concern as you would in choosing someone to babysit your children or grandchildren.

I'd imagine that...
Forum: Foo
04-17-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,188
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here are two more very fun and simple Guitar...

Here are two more very fun and simple Guitar songs that shouldn't take you too long to rock them:

YOU'RE NO GOOD - Linda Ronstadt...
04-16-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 37,675
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

existing mass produced bags that might serve as...

existing mass produced bags that might serve as design inspiration, or adapted/adopted as is with minor changes to fit your particular bicycle:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/182161551435
...
04-14-22, 11:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 345
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Beautiful bike!! That blue is one of the best...

Beautiful bike!! That blue is one of the best lookin' colors that anyone ever offered. It is classic.
"Sunshine Blue Sky, Please Don't Go Away, 'Cause I've got my bike tuned up & I wanna ride...
Forum: Foo
04-14-22, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2,560
Views: 192,884
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Tucson AZ May 30, 1978 ...

Tucson AZ May 30, 1978
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAVHgDAAodc
Forum: Foo
04-14-22, 03:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 902
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

.... ah yes, the old Flexi-Discs & Eva Tone...

.... ah yes, the old Flexi-Discs & Eva Tone Soundsheets.....
Long ago, there were some really cool collectible ones:
In 1982, Richard Barnes' book called "The Who Maximum R&B included a...
Forum: Foo
04-12-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 902
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I think Bob Ross has said it all in a nutshell, ...

I think Bob Ross has said it all in a nutshell, and he is 100% correct.

The crazy unbelievable thing is that despite the science and detailed explanations on the severe limitations of records...
04-11-22, 02:05 AM
Replies: 26,113
Views: 3,631,246
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://charlotte.craigslist.org/bik/d/oakboro-vin...

https://charlotte.craigslist.org/bik/d/oakboro-vintage-26-royce-union-speed/7464035260.html
Forum: Foo
04-07-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 665
Views: 69,678
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.wfla.com/news/pinellas-county/tampa-ba...

https://www.wfla.com/news/pinellas-county/tampa-bay-area-man-gifts-63-million-of-his-estate-to-community-nonprofits/
...
04-05-22, 01:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I think it will be "manageable" for you to ...

I think it will be "manageable" for you to pull-roll step by step, thus in front and to the side holding handle bars and walking up stairs, one step at a time with the bicycle, thus NOT PHYSICALLY...
Forum: Foo
04-04-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,188
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here is one for genec. Isn't UKULELE tuning an...

Here is one for genec.
Isn't UKULELE tuning an OPEN Am7 tuning? Uke tuning is G C E A

This translates to OPEN Am7 because by law the three individual notes E, A, C make up the Am chord & by law...
04-03-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 440
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

On the subject of Northroad style tourist...

On the subject of Northroad style tourist handlebars, I might be wrong but it is my belief that STEEL handlebars, although heavier than aluminum, WILL NOT TRANSFER AS MUCH ROAD SHOCK, -VIBRATIONS- ...
Forum: Foo
04-03-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,188
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

BYE BYE LOVE (Capo II ) The Everly Brothers ...

BYE BYE LOVE (Capo II ) The Everly Brothers
https://www.ozbcoz.com/Songs/song.php?ID=1765,guitar#screen

D7 is perhaps one of the simplest chords for most anyone beginning guitar to learn to...
Forum: Foo
04-03-22, 03:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,188
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

No, I have never taught guitar, as in giving...

No, I have never taught guitar, as in giving lessons, at least in the traditional sense. I have been on one or two stages... I learned a long long long time ago and I had to have it broken down into...
Forum: Foo
04-02-22, 04:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,188
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Now here are three extremely simple but fun songs...

Now here are three extremely simple but fun songs that if you know just a few cowboy chords, you can probably play very good versions of these songs within thirty minutes of seeing these suggestions...
Forum: Foo
04-02-22, 02:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,188
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

You are right about todays guitars. Yall are...

You are right about todays guitars.

Yall are way overthinking the guitar playin'.

You gotta be able to play somethin' to make progress. My opinion is that a method that I've come to call the...
04-01-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 931
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

A few questions here: Why not go "backwards"...

A few questions here:

Why not go "backwards" to an ancient 7 speed if you cannot obtain anything with better gearing than 13 - 26 in 8 speed?

The 26 teeth low gear cog is KILLING YOU!
...
04-01-22, 12:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 609
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Its a nice bike. I would suggest...

Its a nice bike.

I would suggest replacing the white M A R I N decal with the same style decal in gold color ( old gold like the old GA TECH football helmet color from the seventies to at...
03-31-22, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Hello and welcome to bike forums. Let me say...

Hello and welcome to bike forums.
Let me say that I know very little about all of the folding bikes that may be out there from past or present day.
I am old enough to remember several Peugeot...
03-28-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 304
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Yes, if you deem that the chain is too rusty to...

Yes, if you deem that the chain is too rusty to do 25 to 30 miles total miles of about 8 individual "shakedown" rides of about 3 to 3.5 miles each over a period of days....week,,,etc, then yes,...
03-27-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 304
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Post pictures of it when you can. You only need...

Post pictures of it when you can. You only need to make about ten posts or so, so just comment on any threads on any forums here on BF to give you the minimum number of posts needed to be able...
03-27-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 429
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

That is a great idea, with the lumber scrap...

That is a great idea, with the lumber scrap fitted to the chainring via a cut slot in the scrap lumber piece.....will keep the corrugated cardboard shipping carton intact too.

Hey, I believe...
03-26-22, 10:10 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,496
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.trailheadinc.net/about/bike-fitting-pg...

https://www.trailheadinc.net/about/bike-fitting-pg246.htm

https://bikeretrogrouch.blogspot.com/2013/10/changing-positions.html
03-26-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 720
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Ssshh, you aren't supposed to tell everyone ...

Ssshh, you aren't supposed to tell everyone that bike shops do make some of same mistakes as the assemblers working at Walmart/Target/Dicks Sporting Goods!!

Take it back.
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

That is a prototype Schwinn, ("the Goldfinger...

That is a prototype Schwinn, ("the Goldfinger bike") designed by then Schwinn employee, Odd-Job, working under the direction of Schwinn engineering consultant, Auric Goldfinger, who was given the...
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Ebay & the C.A.B.E site (classic antique...

Ebay & the C.A.B.E site (classic antique bicycle exchange) will get you access to the people wanting those bicycles the most.
They are great bicycles which are DAILY RIDEABLE, SUPER COMFORTABLE...
03-23-22, 10:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,391
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Your 1978 Raleigh GRAND PRIX is a GREAT bicycle!...

Your 1978 Raleigh GRAND PRIX is a GREAT bicycle! Much much better than the early seventies Raleigh Grand Prix versions..

Your '78 has a Raleigh branded SUNTOUR Vgt Rear Derailleur which is...
03-23-22, 04:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,326
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Ride just 3 miles every day and you will reach...

Ride just 3 miles every day and you will reach 3000 miles in approximately 2. 75 years ( 2 3/4 years or about 33 months )
Laugh all you want about that but I'd bet that at least 30% of "cyclists" on...
03-22-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,069
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

bikemig, Bad Lag, and Pastor Bob have the...

bikemig, Bad Lag, and Pastor Bob have the right advice for your hill climbing solution........a freewheel with either a 32 or 34 low gear cog!!

Yes, you'll need a Japanese rear derailleur...
Forum: Foo
03-18-22, 02:17 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 40,954
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlxS66RSU44 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlxS66RSU44

Lee was super loud in concert back in the day. You had to see it to believe it. Heighty Hi was quite popular live as the crowd sings along. He ...
03-15-22, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

All the 1966 & later chicago Schwinns are 21.1mm...

All the 1966 & later chicago Schwinns are 21.1mm diameter stem. 1965 & prior are the "industry standard common size" for most all american bike makers from pre WWII to about the end of 20th...
03-15-22, 12:06 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,885
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Mojo31 and Koyote are correct about car...

Mojo31 and Koyote are correct about car dealerships. You must be somewhat knowledgeable about the tactics employed in the car bidnez before you step on to a lot, if you are to get fair treatment...
03-12-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 930
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here are perhaps a few things that folks might be...

Here are perhaps a few things that folks might be interested in knowing about if considering DIY construction of a TOURIST STYLE collegiate/suburban type bicycle:

If you got the time, the beer,...
03-10-22, 10:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 930
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I love Schwinn Suburban FIVE SPEEDS (1970 -...

I love Schwinn Suburban FIVE SPEEDS (1970 - 1976) BEFORE THE FFS CAME ON THE SCENE.

The Schwinn Suburban TEN SPEEDS are not nearly as good as the FIVE SPEEDS! Why? The ten speed Suburban has...
03-08-22, 10:23 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 28,060
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

The SCHWINN 7881 handlebars have the finest...

The SCHWINN 7881 handlebars have the finest chromed steel that you'll ever find. Width is about exactly the same as the Velo orange TOURIST handlebar......perhaps the 7881 may be 1/6th of an inch...
03-05-22, 10:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 482
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

If you must have something that really looks...

If you must have something that really looks vintage and says SIMPLEX but dependably functions well:
Here is your simple x solution. Have a trophy shop make you a mylar-chrome like, bumper sticker...
03-04-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 405
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

juvela, are you sure about Murray, as the...

juvela, are you sure about Murray, as the chainwheel looks more like a Columbia product.


That Foremost 3 speed will clean up nicely. It will be a nice riding durable, cool old ride.
If you...
02-28-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,220
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

Here is the recommendation that I would suggest: ...

Here is the recommendation that I would suggest:

CHARGE A $7 TOLL PER VEHICLE up to 3999 pounds in total vehicle weight
CHARGE A $15 TOLL PER VEHICLE (that weighs between 4000 pounds and...
Replies: 13
Views: 617
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

As wrk101 pointed out, the crazies look for...

As wrk101 pointed out, the crazies look for sources of those ordinary black waffle pattern Schwinn pedals without reflectors that are period correct for the other more valuable children Schwinn bike...
Forum: Touring
02-27-22, 05:54 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,572
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

What about a straight razor from 100 years ago? ...

What about a straight razor from 100 years ago? It could also serve as a protective weapon should you need it.

Seriously though there THREE Panasonic single head Shavers that all share the same...
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