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08-19-23, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By Schweinhund

1986 Schwinn Sierra

half of a1986 Schwinn Sierra showed up at my place last night, 21 inch frame. G1185 manufacture 70\70 seat tube head tube angles.
This is going to be the parts bike for my 1990 specialized...
08-18-23, 06:07 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,799
Posted By Schweinhund

see picture above. fit just fine. I was pretty...

see picture above. fit just fine. I was pretty sure it would until someone said it wouldn't. I had to check. it does fit.
08-18-23, 05:50 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,799
Posted By Schweinhund

FR- 4 remover will work just fine. Went and dug...

FR- 4 remover will work just fine.
Went and dug a wheel out, I had the FR-4
The OLD on this 1974 LeTour wheel is 120...
08-17-23, 09:11 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,799
Posted By Schweinhund

Both are correct. the VAR will last forever...

Both are correct. the VAR will last forever because of how it's made, the park will last forever because you're only going to use it once.
EDIT: the entry on velobase...
08-16-23, 04:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,305
Posted By Schweinhund

those hot forged bmx axles for one piece bb are...

those hot forged bmx axles for one piece bb are notorious for warping while cooling. not much, just enough. :rolleyes:
08-16-23, 04:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,305
Posted By Schweinhund

And that explains the issue. it's the bb/axle...

And that explains the issue. it's the bb/axle combination.

For best results run sealed and a floating axle much closer tolerances.
However, one of these would make it better...
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By Schweinhund

Dude thinks this sticker is worth 500 bucks....

Dude thinks this sticker is worth 500 bucks. That's the mentality of the flippers here. ...
08-15-23, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,286
Posted By Schweinhund

find a wal-goose from the 2001 era to current....

find a wal-goose from the 2001 era to current. they have 27.5 (650b) wheels or 584mm i'd suggest 650a (590) but you're not going to find a cheap set.
It might have most of what you need for little...
08-12-23, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 776,201
Posted By Schweinhund

SoCaled That thing, if it looks like the...

SoCaled That thing, if it looks like the derailleur it was attached to, looks like crap.
I have this thing.
Needs a jockey wheel. otherwise it's complete.
The back plate is on backwards, I was...
08-12-23, 09:41 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,459
Posted By Schweinhund

I have an '88 Premis in my rotation of bikes....

I have an '88 Premis in my rotation of bikes. Surprisingly nice ride for the original price.
...
08-11-23, 05:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,211
Posted By Schweinhund

Because carrying a 4mm Allen is preferable to...

Because carrying a 4mm Allen is preferable to carrying my bike when I make an involuntary wheel/skewer donation to a homeless person.
08-06-23, 03:26 PM
Replies: 21,731
Views: 3,069,213
Posted By Schweinhund

Down to the park, ...

Down to the park,
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08-06-23, 12:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,268
Posted By Schweinhund

Let me begin with a round of "Screw Meg Whitman" ...

Let me begin with a round of "Screw Meg Whitman"
Ebay ha a money back guarantee. if you tell ebay you're not happy with something because it's not as described, is broken, is a different shade of...
08-01-23, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 776,201
Posted By Schweinhund

JohnDThompson I have a couple of steel 25.4 seat...

JohnDThompson I have a couple of steel 25.4 seat posts, and possibly an aluminum one but no promises there.
Whatever actual shipping is.
08-01-23, 07:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By Schweinhund

got a couple of MC12 Parallax hubs in good shape...

got a couple of MC12 Parallax hubs in good shape if the freehub will fit yours...
08-01-23, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 776,201
Posted By Schweinhund

Check the assembly area at walmart, bet they have...

Check the assembly area at walmart, bet they have 5 dead bso's that take 25.4 seat posts.
07-31-23, 03:18 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,780
Posted By Schweinhund

Ever fix something the bike shop said wasn't...

Ever fix something the bike shop said wasn't worth fixing, in less than five minutes with no parts?
Did it in the parking lot of a shop I cannot stand just to be a richard.
07-31-23, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 776,201
Posted By Schweinhund

Check BMX bikes, they are 25.4 or 27.2 mostly.

Check BMX bikes, they are 25.4 or 27.2 mostly.
07-28-23, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 705
Posted By Schweinhund

Are you near any bike forum members? We're kindof...

Are you near any bike forum members? We're kindof like cockroaches, we're everywhere hiding in the dark... :roflmao2:
Most of the guys here could probably trouble shoot it in a few minutes.
07-28-23, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By Schweinhund

Blown away by a homeless person

I give, fix and generally try to help the less fortunate in my area with their bicycles.
I have parts that I pull that are fine for them but I wouldn't use except for a low end flip.
Anyway, Once...
07-27-23, 04:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 744
Posted By Schweinhund

this work? stem is stainless. ...

this work? stem is stainless.
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07-27-23, 08:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,351
Posted By Schweinhund

Not only no but hell no. :eek: Don't do it this...

Not only no but hell no. :eek: Don't do it this way.
07-25-23, 06:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,080
Posted By Schweinhund

Rebuilding a battery pack ain't rocket surgery....

Rebuilding a battery pack ain't rocket surgery. find a local tool battery guy and pay him to look at it so it's not a waste of his time if you don't fix it.
But you want to know what cells it's...
07-25-23, 08:55 AM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,136,633
Posted By Schweinhund

That's a spam ad as far as I'm concerned. No...

That's a spam ad as far as I'm concerned.
No number, item listed incorrectly and picture of a different item than for sale.
They are collecting active phone numbers for the purpose of spamming...
07-24-23, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 852
Posted By Schweinhund

I'm quite partial to these ...

I'm quite partial to these
https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/31to0I8WE6L._AC_.jpg
07-24-23, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 706
Posted By Schweinhund

And it should. If you absolutely have to, clean...

And it should.
If you absolutely have to, clean that spot with rubbing alcohol and put a dab of JB weld as a stop. (don't glue your shifters! lol). it'll stay as long as you want and can be removed...
07-23-23, 01:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,431
Posted By Schweinhund

That bar is straight up defective.

That bar is straight up defective.
07-22-23, 05:44 PM
Replies: 22,329
Views: 4,646,157
Posted By Schweinhund

It's worth 20 bucks. An 86.87,88 Diamondback...

It's worth 20 bucks. An 86.87,88 Diamondback Ascent? Well worth 20.
07-22-23, 04:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,431
Posted By Schweinhund

I will admit to doing some stupid stuff on...

I will admit to doing some stupid stuff on bicycles, but I would never ever consider playing chicken with multiple tons of metal, plastic and momentum.
07-22-23, 04:54 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 28,963
Posted By Schweinhund

enough color? ...

enough color?
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07-22-23, 03:37 PM
Replies: 21,731
Views: 3,069,213
Posted By Schweinhund

Tour De Lotteria - a short one today.. ...

Tour De Lotteria - a short one today..
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Left...
07-21-23, 03:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,080
Posted By Schweinhund

Ever ghost ride a bike? Hmm. We weren't talking...

Ever ghost ride a bike? Hmm.
We weren't talking about them holding the bike up, just the stability.
Kinda the same reason big passenger liners have them, to provide a stability from the constant...
07-20-23, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 533,152
Posted By Schweinhund

Something is not quite copacetic there... You...

Something is not quite copacetic there...
You have a Wald headset on a schwinn Ashtabula fork. I bet the crown race doesn't sit on the fork crown quite right and the top adjust cone race doesn't...
07-19-23, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By Schweinhund

I've seen one separate from the hub a grand total...

I've seen one separate from the hub a grand total of one time, and that was a motomag in the 1970's.
But what with the quality of Chinese commodity parts these days, it's probably not as uncommon...
07-19-23, 04:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,447
Posted By Schweinhund

At a point in my life I was 315 lbs. In high...

At a point in my life I was 315 lbs. In high school I was 195 pounds of muscle (at 5'5" I was a stump) then, with the help of carbs and weights I got that up to 225. Super stump. Then the inevitable...
07-19-23, 08:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,447
Posted By Schweinhund

I've seen bus rear axles on the basket of a...

I've seen bus rear axles on the basket of a worksman trike.
I don't know how strong they actually are, but 500 seems to be an understatement.
07-18-23, 07:12 PM
Replies: 21,731
Views: 3,069,213
Posted By Schweinhund

Got a headache, Sometimes sweating helps... ...

Got a headache, Sometimes sweating helps...
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07-17-23, 03:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,447
Posted By Schweinhund

worksman cycles can be spec'd to a capacity of...

worksman cycles can be spec'd to a capacity of 500 lbs.
07-16-23, 07:16 PM
Replies: 21,731
Views: 3,069,213
Posted By Schweinhund

A different park today, love my city's parks. ...

A different park today, love my city's parks.
Towers are Hetch Hetchy power delivery(City of San Francisco)
The Hetch Hetchy water supply runs under this right of way....
07-16-23, 07:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By Schweinhund

Green Machine wheels? ...

Green Machine wheels?
https://www.ultgar.com/products/madd-gear-drift-trike-wheels-set

https://www.ultgar.com/cdn/shop/products/MGDIFTTRIKEWHEELSAAA-2019_NOCAP_1024x1024.jpg
07-15-23, 08:28 PM
Replies: 21,731
Views: 3,069,213
Posted By Schweinhund

Down to the park again today ...

Down to the park again today
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07-15-23, 04:59 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,988
Posted By Schweinhund

That's how my landlord the podiatrist and his...

That's how my landlord the podiatrist and his buddy the orthopedist who put my ankle back together twice explained it.
Two doctors are wrong? :p

My left Achilles tendon has titanium thread woven...
07-15-23, 11:25 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,988
Posted By Schweinhund

I can neutralize acid easily, and Muriatic acid...

I can neutralize acid easily, and Muriatic acid is a dilute form of hydrochloric acid.
Lye is nasty stuff. had some bad experiences with it. It'll eat metal too, as well as human flesh, bones (ok,...
07-15-23, 05:59 AM
Replies: 21,731
Views: 3,069,213
Posted By Schweinhund

To the park.... ...

To the park....
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07-14-23, 04:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,172
Posted By Schweinhund

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x901/img_20230714_154112894_hdr_b1_57b33be69a72962e446e030f4532bb48238cdcdf.jpg
The sad truth, this isn't including the horde in the garage.
07-14-23, 04:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,172
Posted By Schweinhund

That was just out of the random pile of...

That was just out of the random pile of derailleurs on my desk atm. :innocent:
07-13-23, 07:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,172
Posted By Schweinhund

lol, it's a steel pin that supports a stamped...

lol, it's a steel pin that supports a stamped sheetmetal parallelogram piece. I doubt it's even hardened.
A steel nail would be fine as long as the diameter is ok. plus, the derailleur is junk...
07-13-23, 07:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,172
Posted By Schweinhund

a nail would probably work. nails are made every...

a nail would probably work. nails are made every way you can think of, galvey, electroplate, aluminum, brass, even stainless. I bet there's something that would be close. then use a punch to reset it.
07-12-23, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 533,152
Posted By Schweinhund

A small speedy ship, used to harass larger ships...

A small speedy ship, used to harass larger ships in battles.
Had a car named after it too.
07-12-23, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 938
Posted By Schweinhund

You're not the only one. :innocent:

You're not the only one. :innocent:
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