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    Prewar Schwinn with a 70's era clunker build.

    Enjoy: All drum brake ride.
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    Prepper Bug out Bike

    You guys are pretty savvy here. What have you put together as your end of the world as we know it bike. The one you will go to as your primary mode of transportation if gas no longer becomes readily available. I am not a pepper beyond being ready for a natural catastrophe (probably earthquake...
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    Stumpjumper survivor

    I agree 100% that outside of finding the frame/fork that starts a project, the tires are the toughest part to find (and getting tougher). 30+ year old rubber just doesn't fare that well. Most of my bike collection is focused on early 80's mountain bikes and I will go to great lengths when it...
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    Stumpjumper survivor

    A lot of cool going on. Bummed the sidewalls are rotted, tough to find those tires. Dig the Grab On grips and that Specialized headset. 83 was certainly early in the game, and no doubt, Specialized, along with Univega led the way with the mass produced far East frames. By 1983, Tom Ritchey and...
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    VINTAGE MOUNTAIN BIKES

    A few recent fillet brazed projects: One frame up restore with new or almost new era correct parts, one left as found, and one era correct restore. I'll let you guess which is which.
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    Tange Switchblade Forks

    I have bought sold these for $100 in great shape which is probably a more realistic price point. A copy of the original's Keith Bontrager made, I believe Tange bought the rights to make these from him.
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    1936 Schwinn "C Model"

    Pretty. How do you determine the year of a prewar C frame?
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    Difference between Prewar Schwinns (rangers, packards, aces)

    Not an expert but, don't get caught up with the head badges. 39 looks different than the 40/41. All three look pretty cool. There are Schwinn catalogs that can be found through google and plenty of online examples. 41 DX in front. C frame in rear:
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    VINTAGE MOUNTAIN BIKES

    An evolutionary photo in red. Front to back: 79/80, 81/82, 83/84:
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    Schwinn Pre War Klunker

    Progress. Fixed budget, limited time, other projects. I love this hobby:
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    Competition

    Slow as ever. Still building wheels: Cyclone: Campy: Avocet, SR: TA: Magura, Suntour: Yes, it stays in the bedroom.
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    Competition

    Comparison Ritchey BB and a Potts. Ritchey used a retaining clip. Potts used Loctite:
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    1982 Schwinn Sidewinder

    Dig that era.
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    1982 Schwinn Sidewinder

    Cool stuff. Nice rims and stem.
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    Hello! Newb from Eastern Wa. - Just bought 800 (yes 800) Bikes!

    Wow, Nice score. What era are the bikes? Any old Mountain bikes in the piles. Some people day dream, others do. Have fun with it.
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    Competition

    A lot but not all of the Early Ritchey's do.
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    Competition

    Slow project:
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    VINTAGE MOUNTAIN BIKES

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    Schwinn Pre War Klunker

    Small steps. Horrible with deadlines:
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    37 Schwinn Admiral - Klunker New YST Bottom Bracket

    Re: 37 Schwinn Admiral - Klunker Last bits coming together Great Shot!