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07-23-23, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2,155
Views: 509,885
Posted By rossiny

Same color combo I got. The white part has paint...

Same color combo I got. The white part has paint chips on mine , all original also.
05-20-23, 11:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 555
Posted By rossiny

Amazing ,

what city do you live in? Im thinking of retiring to a place you dont need a car...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-17-23, 11:19 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 305,428
Posted By rossiny


you could charge just to take this bike on a ride. Would be amazing to see how this rides. It looks like its just got the right stuff !!
Replies: 16
Views: 615
Posted By rossiny

Raleigh Competition GS

NOS , never used, never put together.
I'm wondering on the value . Should I keep or sell 🤔? ...
03-27-23, 09:20 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,461
Posted By rossiny


I'm of the rebuilding/updating vintage and reselling to someone who'll use the bike dailey, then they might get a new steel bike built because they see how good they ride. I road a new Rossin back in...
03-27-23, 09:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,146
Posted By rossiny


On a side note, if you wear glasses, if your glasses slip down you have to crook your neck up more to see. This causes me some neck strain . There's a post on here about that where a guy modified his...
03-27-23, 09:00 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 5,963
Posted By rossiny

I love ❤️ climate change talk.

I love the debate about climate change. The reason being is that magically all pollution has been cured and magically disappeared miraculously!!! Currently no airplanes, car, pollute , nor plastic...
03-25-23, 03:47 AM
Replies: 2,155
Views: 509,885
Posted By rossiny

Just found

I had given away a Super Course with Cappella lugs years ago. It had a bad repaint and non original fork. It was just a frame and i just peiced it together with parts. I really liked the ride. Was...
03-24-23, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By rossiny

Raleigh Super Course

I gave away a Super Course a while back that had been resprayed horribly , decided I liked the way it rode , and happen to find this . Cappella lugs 🤓.
don't know what to do with it. ( any...
03-06-23, 10:33 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,619
Posted By rossiny

Go on bike tours and relax at the bed and...

Go on bike tours and relax at the bed and breakfast. Who needs training at 5am. . I say this because that grind at 5 am , and trying to out do the other turned me off to cycling . Now I love...
02-13-23, 08:10 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 60,502
Posted By rossiny

Rare PDG40

02-13-23, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8,840
Views: 2,983,790
Posted By rossiny

Rare Paramount PDG40,

01-26-23, 04:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,612
Posted By rossiny


groovey man... :thumb:
Forum: Touring
12-22-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,587
Posted By rossiny

Best GPS for touring?

Just got a Samsung Galaxy5 Pro, phone watch. I'm not sure if I'm going to return since the base is so round and cold it pushes into your wrist..What's the best option out there in your...
11-12-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 16,333
Posted By rossiny

Good point

Yes the future is electric if they are on the road as commuters. I still think they should not be allowed on trails , I mean I thought the whole reason a biker goes on the trails is to not have to...
09-07-22, 09:05 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 16,333
Posted By rossiny

Electric motor -bike

Am I missing something here?
There are not supposed to be motorized vehicles on a bike trail. The whole point of a bike trail is its for bikes . An electric motor = motorized .
My fear is on busy...
07-10-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,790
Posted By rossiny

Beauty bike. It's ok to have a Japanese/Italian...

Beauty bike. It's ok to have a Japanese/Italian wedding.
Heck, my Schwinn Voyageur has Columbus italian tubes, then put together by Japanese, with Japanese components, commissioned by an American...
06-26-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 114,606
Posted By rossiny


Great score , I dont have an SP in my collection. You not only have to find one, but it has to be your frame size. So you got lucky👍
06-25-22, 10:10 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 114,606
Posted By rossiny

Emerald green

I have a minty original forest green one, still needs to be overhauled,
an 89 emerald green came up for sale , minty, not too original , but good newer componants , do I add to my collection.? I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,287
Posted By rossiny

😄😄😄Awe come on now, any day you can get on a bike...

😄😄😄Awe come on now, any day you can get on a bike a ride is a good day. I got out of riding for a long, long time , because I hated the getting up at 4am to torture yourself and try and beat the...
04-30-22, 10:08 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 59,225
Posted By rossiny


The original question, why did America give up on mass transit? Thats right in front of our noses. The roads were built for the car industry. When car, tire , and oil companies bought off rail lines,...
04-16-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,250
Posted By rossiny

Great post.

I have been thinking of lights as well as getting a Gravel/ touring bike , even though I have some neat vintage touring . The thought of a Gunnar new one appeals to me.. any pics of lights and bike.
04-15-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3,516
Views: 416,876
Posted By rossiny


Poofy the enforcer, no mouse in the house allowed..
04-11-22, 01:34 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 10,276
Posted By rossiny


Brifters to me is high tech. I have one bike with them , on my 90s Basso titanium. All the rest are vintage mountain or road steel bikes .
now never say never . I may still by a new bike for...
04-11-22, 01:04 AM
Replies: 2,155
Views: 509,885
Posted By rossiny

Gave away

Oh why did I give my cappela lugged away?? I gave mine away to a friend at the time .. never should have
03-24-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,115
Posted By rossiny

I never understood this toe thing , until I...

I never understood this toe thing , until I bought a Casati Ellis. It was a wonderful bike , but I just didn't understand why my Rossin Record i bought new in 1985 about had no overlap but the Casati...
03-24-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 114,606
Posted By rossiny

Hey bro. I have a green Voyageur and a grey...

Hey bro. I have a green Voyageur and a grey Passage . Didn't know they came in red. My Voyageur seems all original, but still haven't gotten around to putting new grease etc. Still haven't road the...
03-01-22, 05:02 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 266,960
Posted By rossiny

Cost of infrastructure/ cost of polluting

I agree, when you factor in the cost of taxes spent on road building and the infrastructure needed to build roads for cars and have everything in our world cater to cars, its mind boggling!
Replies: 18
Views: 1,321
Posted By rossiny

Nice find

I have one in white I found at Play It Again Sports store. I bought it because I like the way the rear stays curve around the seat tube ......
12-25-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,562
Posted By rossiny


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...
12-23-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2,787
Views: 1,085,654
Posted By rossiny

Brand new

Just picked this up! Looks pretty much original. Very little use. Needs to be gone through.. ...
12-13-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,032
Posted By rossiny


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...
11-27-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,577
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.
11-08-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,627
Posted By rossiny


yes , but I read they had a plant in Mississippi for a few more years.
11-07-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,482
Posted By rossiny

Schwinn Voyageur

11-05-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,025
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 . .
07-18-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,586
Posted By rossiny

You posted

Your going to get several opinions here when you post ..
so here's mine . You were impeding traffic, blocking the street . You began the aggression.
I did some club rriding in my youth . The rule...
05-17-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,473
Posted By rossiny

The pedal? Are you sure its in the crank or...

The pedal? Are you sure its in the crank or bottom bracket?
05-17-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,202
Posted By rossiny

Impulse buying

03-23-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,047
Posted By rossiny

Thanks for the pic. The dropouts , bottom...

Thanks for the pic.
The dropouts , bottom bracket area and the rear mount for the brakes definitely look the same .
I test road it a bit with some pedals I had, and definitely seems to ride nice....
03-22-21, 04:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,955
Posted By rossiny

Bought this ?

I ended up buying this., guy threw in an extra set of wheels also. Needs...
03-21-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,047
Posted By rossiny

Basso titanium

Hello , I just picked this up today.
any info about it? only thing I could find is possibly a Litespeed? Needs some dialing in . The gears in the back seem to skip when I have it in the lower chain...
03-21-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 19,004
Posted By rossiny


just picked up, needs to be fitted and dialed in. It skips gears when you...
03-18-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,955
Posted By rossiny

Considering the frame is a 58cm, with that seat...

Considering the frame is a 58cm, with that seat post he must be a giant and like to ride in an aero tuck position. I guess will take a ride up and look . I want responsive but comfort. Looking at...
03-17-21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,316
Posted By rossiny

Back in the day

I had a Schwinn Continental , must have weighed 30 pounds . A buddy of mine had an Atala Italian bike and was into cycling. I finally bought a new , 1984 Rossin with all campy super record and campy...
01-23-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,104
Posted By rossiny

Anything that gets you out riding is a good thing...

Anything that gets you out riding is a good thing in my book. I like the aero bars add on , been thinking of adding aero bars to my vintage trek 930, turned into commuter/ gravel /tourer.
01-01-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,741
Posted By rossiny


I already have started . I am repairing /restoring any bike I have (about 5) and will ride and see which ones I'm keeping and like, the ones I sell will be the only money that I used to either buy or...
12-26-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 18,816
Posted By rossiny

Schwinn Passage

in grey . Not "top of line". I had some pretty decent components from a...
12-24-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2,155
Views: 509,885
Posted By rossiny

Finally picked one up

Just picked her up today. Don't know if I got a good deal, but paint and chrome look ok, snd original.
needs adjusting and front wheel doesn't spin well. Will see where it goes.,, I guess another...
12-22-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 2,155
Views: 509,885
Posted By rossiny

ok, I'm jealous now seems like the sellers I've...

ok, I'm jealous now seems like the sellers I've been trying to buy from ,keep flaking out .. one guy offered 250 and I guess he wanted to 275 and it just hasn't responded??
I wanted with cappella...
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