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09-15-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 25,997
Posted By Mr. 66

Here is the Sannow, a 1967 made in 🇯🇵 ...

Here is the Sannow, a 1967 made in 🇯🇵
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_5253_b17d1a0f27829391d68488a70087789d36e24e9a.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 486
Posted By mstateglfr

At $500, I would not use any specifics besides...

At $500, I would not use any specifics besides 'steel' for your search. Keep the search as wide as possible at that price and go from there.
Don't even look for a specific size since if you look...
09-07-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 722
Posted By Litespud

doing it all the time sounds like torture, but...

doing it all the time sounds like torture, but itís a valid way of (1) temporarily relieving saddle pressure, and (2) generating more torque for sprinting or climbing. If itís not something you do...
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By nlerner

Wait, $150 for a barn? Seems reasonable to me.

Wait, $150 for a barn? Seems reasonable to me.
09-03-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,006
Posted By squirtdad

Certainly possible, and don't hate on it, but I...

Certainly possible, and don't hate on it, but I don't want to :D Not surprised at all though
09-03-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,006
Posted By squirtdad

Newest Dura-ace and Ultegra will be electronic only

newest Dura-ace and Ultregra will be 12 speed and electronic only

this is a bummer IMHO

am thinking I am either going to have to get a couple of sets of current Ultegra or look to switching to...
08-31-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 267,616
Posted By RobertUI

I've lurked in this thread for a little while,...

I've lurked in this thread for a little while, and finally have a contribution! I just picked up this '87 Le Tour for a very low price off FB marketplace, this is the before shot, though I don't plan...
08-30-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 723
Posted By daverup

You do not need any Schwinn specific tire for...

You do not need any Schwinn specific tire for those rims.
I would suggest buying wire bead instead of folding, just in case the rims don't have hooks. The wire beaded will work on both, folding no....
08-26-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,416
Posted By soulmango

BTW, Unca_Sam, I like the Arthur/The Moth. Also,...

BTW, Unca_Sam, I like the Arthur/The Moth. Also, I'll have to go check out your '66 Racer Deluxe & see how much nicer it is than my regular ol' '68 Racer.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 518
Posted By hayden52

I use an air compressor for all kinds of stuff,...

I use an air compressor for all kinds of stuff, except bike tires. The hand pump is just too convenient.
08-23-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 808
Posted By tarmusic

My new Raleigh Carlton Super Course Mark II

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08-20-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,273
Posted By Milton Keynes

If you want real weird, peruse the personals.

If you want real weird, peruse the personals.
08-19-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By 75lechamp

Kool Lemon test ride: '71 Paramount

Well, took her out today for a test ride.... a few things need adjusting and tweaking, but overall a fine ride...!

...
08-19-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 788
Posted By Iride01

If all helmets were made the same, there'd only...

If all helmets were made the same, there'd only be one helmet to be made.

Don't worry so much about one being a flimsy shell. It likely is designed to work with all the other components of the...
08-18-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 788
Posted By Milton Keynes

Are you talking about the plastic which covers...

Are you talking about the plastic which covers the styrofoam? Its only real purpose, from what I understand, is to allow the helmet to slide on the pavement instead of having the strofoam catch on...
08-15-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By Rolla

Could be the fork blades compressing unevenly...

Could be the fork blades compressing unevenly when turning, causing the rotor to rub on the brake pad momentarily. This isn't uncommon, especially with QR wheels. Try riding the bike and leaning it...
08-11-21, 06:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 546
Posted By alcjphil

Not sure how 1 cm difference in frame size can...

Not sure how 1 cm difference in frame size can translate into an additional 1.5" (3.75cm) additional stand over clearance unless the newer frame has radically different frame geometry than your...
08-10-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 837
Posted By Beach Bob

And realistically, a lot of 29ers are still sold...

And realistically, a lot of 29ers are still sold with 27.5 on smaller sizes, so the tires themselves aren't going to disappear completely
08-05-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,041
Posted By Barry2

Selling

I've had a seller keep my wife as a deposit, that let me just go.
I've had a seller grab a bike and come with me on the test ride.

Last time I sold, I let the guy ride off on his own taking my...
08-05-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,041
Posted By SurferRosa

This. Did you see the potential customer...

This.

Did you see the potential customer arrive? Did they drive up? That's usually a good sign you can trust them.

I've always offered a test ride without too much security provided. But...
08-04-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,032
Posted By molleraj

Free mid-80s Shogun 400 12-speed

Hi all, this is a follow up post about my new free road bike. It looks to be a mid-80s Shogun 400 12-speed made from Tange 900 Chromoly tubing. I found it with a paper labeled "free" taped to the...
08-04-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 14,430
Views: 3,273,953
Posted By molleraj

And now we have photos! ...

And now we have photos!
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20210804_144552915_hdr_b5207c2d593b447c2d136c6a015cad67fc2628aa.jpg
Front view...
08-03-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 14,430
Views: 3,273,953
Posted By molleraj

Just found a decent Shogun 400 road bike with a...

Just found a decent Shogun 400 road bike with a paper marked "Free" taped to the seat at an apartment complex! I took it back to my apartment and pumped up the tires, which look quite new. It happily...
07-30-21, 12:26 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,523
Posted By LibertyFLS

Iím glad I posted this and appreciate all the...

Iím glad I posted this and appreciate all the feedback. I felt a certain appeal to an all road urban style, the roads here are pretty crap and I think those bikes look good. I also thought I wanted a...
07-29-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,523
Posted By Fahrenheit531

If you're gonna drop two grand on something...

If you're gonna drop two grand on something "modern" anything over 17lbs means you're doing it wrong. Lightly used carbon fiber is everywhere.
07-29-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By Steve B.

Shimano makes wide versions of their shoes. I...

Shimano makes wide versions of their shoes. I bit the bullet and purchased the SH-XC7 dual BOA shoes in wide. Most comfortable shoes I've ever ridden. I'm a 46 4E
07-28-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,642
Posted By 1979schwinn

Go to bed earlier. And Coffee.

Go to bed earlier. And Coffee.
07-24-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,042
Posted By HTupolev

The amount of speed increase will still depend on...

The amount of speed increase will still depend on those things even if they're held equal across the two cases.

If you're talking about rolling resistance per-tire, and we spitball a bike+rider...
07-22-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,538
Posted By 70sSanO

I think your only problem was asking if it was...

I think your only problem was asking if it was worth upgrading. Based on that question you are going to get people who say no.

The truth is that it is probably worth upgrading to 1x10 for you.
...
07-22-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,538
Posted By matimeo

Well, it sounds like we've had complete opposite...

Well, it sounds like we've had complete opposite experiences. We'll just have to agree to disagree and move our attention back to the discussion on hand.
07-21-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 828
Posted By randyjawa

Wall hanger = original, absolutely! I do this...

Wall hanger = original, absolutely! I do this sort of thing quite often. If not hung up as original it becomes just another mountain bike, in my opinion.
07-21-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 828
Posted By gugie

Whatever you want. It's your bike. Those that...

Whatever you want. It's your bike. Those that want a bike all original are treating their bike as museum pieces, not that there's anything wrong with that.

"Back in the day" there were a lot of...
07-21-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 828
Posted By Cactus459

All Original or Period Correct

I have a bike that I started mountain biking on in the early 90's. I upgraded a couple of parts like the stem and seat, was wondering if I pull it out off storage and restore it should I try and put...
07-21-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,713
Posted By Milton Keynes

Don't be that guy...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5cl23oQJqao&t=62s
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By BicycleCrazy

Thanks anyway!

Jeff called me this morning asking if I wanted to go on his spaceship. I told him, thanks anyway, but I'm going for a bike ride!
...
07-20-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 624
Posted By Pactin

Clutch rear derailleur Slacker headtube -...

Clutch rear derailleur
Slacker headtube - depending on what you ride
Airspring Fork
More than 2 bottle cage mount bolts (if you don't plan on carrying additional water on you)
Threaded BB if...
07-20-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 624
Posted By Happy Feet

Dropper post. Of course, it would help if...

Dropper post.

Of course, it would help if you said what kind of conditions 6ou plan to ride in. There is a world of difference between a basic trail bike and a full on technical downhill bike....
07-20-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,021
Posted By NextDIYikeproj

Do you mean from the sunburn or from the sealing?...

Do you mean from the sunburn or from the sealing?

From sunburn, no, never had that problem.

From the sealing, a bit, check the video, but it wears off in half an hour or so. 😃
07-19-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 542
Posted By cstar

My 1983(?) Centurion ProTour restoration/build

Hi all,

For almost a year I have been slowly building up a Centurion ProTour that I bought in a sad state, missing most of its original parts. I really adore this bike and I thought some of you...
07-19-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,807
Posted By thinktubes

Many years of the Bianchi Volpe ...

Many years of the Bianchi Volpe

https://www.picclickimg.com/d/l400/pict/172562134274_/2007-Bianchi-Volpe-cyclocross-49cm-51cm-nearly-new.jpg
07-19-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 738
Posted By Schlafen

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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- set H (small cog) and L (big cog) limits
- take the slack out of the cable....
07-17-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,141
Posted By jamesdak

Hmmm..... I can quantify that with a few of my...

Hmmm..... I can quantify that with a few of my 90's bikes I think.

The mid 90's Giordana XL Supers were the top of their line those years for sure. Scored two of them. :)
...
Forum: BMX
07-16-21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By Rolla

Looks like a 1998. Here's a frameset from that...

Looks like a 1998. Here's a frameset from that year:

...
07-16-21, 04:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By jacksbike

My Dad was a Schwinn dealer and the World...

My Dad was a Schwinn dealer and the World Traveler was the first imported (made in Japan by Panasonic) Schwinn, to the best of my knowledge
07-15-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 852
Posted By 50PlusCycling

If you had a girlfriend, you would know how often...

If you had a girlfriend, you would know how often legs have to be shaved.
07-15-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 852
Posted By GlennR

Better go on a diet since you need to be below...

Better go on a diet since you need to be below 150lbs.
07-14-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By JohnDThompson

I recommend the book "No Hands" for a readable,...

I recommend the book "No Hands" for a readable, engaging history of the Schwinn Bicycle Company:

https://www.amazon.com/No-Hands-Schwinn-American-Institution/dp/0805035532
07-14-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By Mr. 66

Here is the World, ...

Here is the World,
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_7459_08ad0bedc11e3ac65f099de5a5a466a13023ab15.jpg
they ride good.
07-14-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By bikemike73

Dylansbob is correct !!!!! AWESOME BIKE...

Dylansbob is correct !!!!!

AWESOME BIKE !!!!!

I have one of them !!!!

Now Schwinn imported PARTS long before that, but the WV is the FIRST bike......from Japan :) !!!!
07-13-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By Dylansbob

I believe the first was the fabled 1973 World...

I believe the first was the fabled 1973 World Voyageur, but I'm sure someone more knowledgeable will be along shortly.
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