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    Newbie question

    i guess i'll start stockpiling some headset parts for some trial and error fitting for future projects.
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    SOLD Gold 26x2 1/2 wheelset F/S

    wheels arrived today! awesome! thank you!
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    Seatpost clamp question

    old thread but new info link... https://www.homedepot.com/p/Hillman-5-8-I-D-x-7-8-O-D-x-1-1-2-in-Seamless-Steel-Spacer-5-Pack-880422/204724814
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    SOLD Gold 26x2 1/2 wheelset F/S

    i'll take em if they are still available!
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    Mag wheels on vintage Roadmaster type bike

    anyone done that and have some pics? i'm thinking about a springer front fork with a disk brake mount, and looking for 26 inch wheel options in black that sport a rotor mount on the hub.
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    Newbie question

    thank you... good to know.
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    Newbie question

    thanks! mainly just wanted to find out if standard english threading was in use for american made bikes from the 40's time period.
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    Newbie question

    so let me rephrase my above question... if needed, will a BMX headset work on my frame, and will any brand 26 inch fork work? i know that schwinn had off sizing with steerer tube diameters for their road bike frames...
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    Newbie question

    new to elder balloon tire type bikes and just picked (on ebay) up a late 40's CWC made western flyer frame sans fork and headset. planning a ratrod-ish build up and curious if a BMX type headset will work, and also what to look for in a fork and some truss rods. will any make work as long as the...
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    1948 Schwinn W/Monark Springer Kustom project

    do you have any pics of this mocked up with the tank? trying to visualize what this would look like upright with the tank and no seat tube
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    New Member From Newport RI

    back when i was i senior high school in the 70's it was a wild place. we would go over to the base to see the christmas lights on the navy ships. had to take a ferry boat to go to jamestown. tourist town now, with new hotels sprouting up like unwelcome mushrooms. i live over by 1st beach. thanks...
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    New Member From Newport RI

    yep, that was me!
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    New Member From Newport RI

    yep, another rabbit hole to willingly jump down!
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    New Member From Newport RI

    just purchased a mid 30's silver king monkey wards bike (but it hasn't been delivered yet), and in planning my mods for this bike, i found this website and forum. looks like plenty of great folks here and some awesome machines. this is my first bike of this variety, owning mostly vintage road...
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    The anti-klunk? (Show us your urban bombers!)

    those maxxis tires are cool!
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