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MISC:   wanted:campy cranks, info on 27" bikes posted by: axel on 11/9/2002 at 12:44:29 AM
Hi!
I was wondering if anyone had a reasonably priced campy NR crankset? I do not want to spend a fortune. Also, does anyone have a nice set of 27"x1 1/8 rims for sale? I also am looking for info on high end brakes for a 27" 10 speed Schwinn. Can you use campy or similar brakes with 27" rims? Let me know!
Thanks,
Alex







WANTED:   Looking for 1977 Sunset Orange Sting-ray 5 spd. posted by: Chris Russell on 11/8/2002 at 3:14:33 AM
I am looking for a 1977 Sunset Orange Sting-ray 5 speed. I am trying to replace a bicycle that was a gift from my parents when I was a child and stolen shortly thereafter. Condition should be 7 or better on a scale of 1 to 10. If you have one, or know of someone that does, please e-mail me at crussell951@aol.com.

Thanks,
Chris







MISC:   Western Flyer Grand Trophy posted by: Amanda on 11/7/2002 at 4:52:41 PM
I was given a Grand Trophy by a gentleman in his sixties when i was 11.I have looked every where for information on this bike and cannot find any and would appreciate any help. The bike has the original paint job, white wall tire on the front, a mud flap on the front, it use to have a light, and has a black leather seat. The front tire is larger than the back. I do not know what size the front is but the back is a 26x1.75. All help is appreciated. THANKS!


   RE:MISC:   Western Flyer Grand Trophy posted by Joel on 11/7/2002 at 10:02:23 PM
Western Flyer bikes were sold at Western Auto stores and were made by several different bike companies. Your discription doesn't provide any clues. I would guess the larger front tire is probably the correct size. If you can post a photo, someone can identify it for you.






WANTED:   dragstripper posted by: Brian Hoffmaster on 11/7/2002 at 2:26:19 AM
Im looking for a bike I had as a young boy it is a yellow DRAGSTRIPPER by Iverson 5 speed shifter 20x20 inch wheels
GOOD condition only Thanx Brian hffmstrb@cs.com


   RE:WANTED:   dragstripper posted by Bob Hufford on 11/9/2002 at 1:57:15 AM
Are you sure it wasn't 20" x 16"?

Here is one on eBay:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=733362657

Best of Luck

   RE:RE:WANTED:   dragstripper posted by JimW. on 11/12/2002 at 4:00:40 PM
The 20 X 20 was called Dragster. Both may be seen at:
http://bikerodnkustom3.homestead.com/barris.html






FOR SALE:   Sears Dragster Bike posted by: Richard Moylan on 11/6/2002 at 1:35:00 AM
Interested in selling late sxties, early seventies Sears dragster style bike. 20" dragster slick rear tire, 16" front tire, springer, 5 speed, double rear hand brakes, unusual handle bar design, banana seat. Fair to good condition.
Price negociable and not yet set.


   RE:FOR SALE:   Sears Dragster Bike posted by Bob on 11/9/2002 at 1:20:37 AM
Hi there. Any chance of a picture of this bike? I'm interested. Looking for good seat, decent chrome, decent paint. Let me know. Thanks for reading, I look forward to your reply.....Bob T.

   RE:FOR SALE:   Sears Dragster Bike posted by Sean Nehring on 11/20/2002 at 1:58:25 AM
I too am extremely interested in this bike as I once had one. Please send a picture to me at: Sean Nehring,620 N. Mayflower Dr.,Appleton,WI 54913 or e-mail at e-mail address,I am serious. Thank you!

   RE:FOR SALE:   Sears Dragster Bike posted by Sean Nehring on 11/20/2002 at 1:58:32 AM
I too am extremely interested in this bike as I once had one. Please send a picture to me at: Sean Nehring,620 N. Mayflower Dr.,Appleton,WI 54913 or e-mail at e-mail address,I am serious. Thank you!






WANTED:   AutoMoto French Bicycle / Fender Chain Guard posted by: Lane on 11/6/2002 at 12:54:09 AM
I am looking for A front fender or pair of fenders for a mid fifties AutoMoto. It is a 26", three speed Roadster. The fenders are rounded aluminum with red strips on each side. I have no idea what the chain guard looks like. I am not restoring, just fixing to ride. Also, if you know of any vintage photos of the AutoMoto line, they would be appreciated. Thanks







FOR SALE:   NOS & Used Parts, projects,... posted by: JOEL on 11/5/2002 at 10:12:42 PM
Photo Link:
http://www.villagephotos.com/pubbrowse.asp?selected=107564

Photo 1:Schwinn 56 American Deluxe project. Bendix 2 speed, rare front brake, mostly complete $95

2:Deraleur cables, tandem brake cables (LOTS!) 3/1.00, qty discounts, Alloy seatposts 26.4mm $1.00 ea, Deraleurs (Falcon 5/10sp and cheapo Shimano) $1.00 ea, Schwinn lightweight folding tires $10 ea

3: Redline seat $5.00, BMX freewheels 1/2 x 3/32 x 16T $1ea

4: Heavy Duty Wheelset (needs cleaning, decent chrome, straight, good spokes) $40

5:Schwinn prewar front wheel, straight, good original, scripted hub $25

6:Etch a sketch 70s era in the box complete with Kmart price tag and a scratch & sniff pickle sticker from Madd Mag $25

7: Complete yellow band hub $45, Nice blue band shell $25, Sturmy $25

8:SW Floating hub NICE $150, CW headlight orig maroon/chrome $50, JC Higgins chrome spotlight $30 Old 50s Batteries $10/set

9:24" Murray MW truss rods $10, mirrors $2.50ea, Bike Xmas lights $5ea, NOS Western Flyer pedals $25,

10:MW Wheelset (will clean up ok, straight) $20

11: Phantom style guard $20

12:Murray NOS 3 speed console shifter $25, Schwinn 5 sp and Sturmy Gripshifters $2.50ea

13: Schwinn CRANKSETS: no date 4 hole/fair crank $10, coaster Mag/69 Crank, BB, NICE $25, Juv. 7 hole/66 crank,BB NICE $25, Exerciser HUGE 7 hole w/73 crank NICE $25


   RE:FOR SALE:   NOS & Used Parts, projects,... posted by JimW. on 11/6/2002 at 4:59:49 AM
Hi Joel,
What's the rim size and spoke gauge on the heavy-duty wheelset?

   RE:RE:FOR SALE:   NOS & Used Parts, projects,... posted by Joel on 11/6/2002 at 3:07:30 PM
All wheels are 26".

   RE:RE:RE:FOR SALE:   NOS & Used Parts, projects,... posted by Joel on 11/6/2002 at 9:05:20 PM
Oh, sorry. The spokes are .105ga.

   RE:FOR SALE:   NOS & Used Parts, projects,... posted by Alex Cowperthwaite on 11/9/2002 at 12:43:10 AM
Did you still have the etch-a-sketch? I was wondering, is it NIB or excellent? A carbon dating test of the pickle sticker should give you the exact date of manufacture through the degradation of the scent! If it's a 1974 model, I definitely want it! Also, does it have campy knobs? That would be a definite plus! How much do you think it would cost to ship to New Brunswick, NJ? I am so excited that I found this incredible deal. Your price is more than 90% lower than the blue book value!
Thanks,
Alex






FOR SALE:   16" rim posted by: Freddie on 11/5/2002 at 9:03:22 PM
I need a 16" rim with 36 holes. Can anybody help?Thank you







WANTED:   Looking for English 3-speed ladies frame good running condition posted by: David Poston on 11/5/2002 at 7:41:20 PM
I'm looking to purchase a ladies frame 3-speed in good mechanical condition, preferably tuned and ready-to-go; paint and chrome don't need to look so good. This is not really a restoration project; I don't want to spend hours polishing or big bucks getting it overhauled at the shop. I just need a bike to keep around at my parent's home for going to the store, etc. I'm looking for something around the $50-75 range. And it has to be a ladies frame.

Send me an e-mail.

David







WANTED:   5 1/2 in. long front hub axle for 26in Higgins 3 speed posted by: Paul on 11/5/2002 at 6:03:19 PM
I am looking for a 5 1/2 inch long front axle shaft for a 1950s vintage JC Higgins Austrian 3sp 26 in touring bike. The front axle on the bike is the standard 4 1/2 inches and is too short to attach the Stewart Warner Speedometer drive. The SW speedo instruction mentions a 5 1/2 in. long replacement front axle that was sold separately as a SW part to accomodate the thickness of the speedo drive mechanism for English style 26 in bikes. Can anyone help?


   RE:WANTED:   5 1/2 in. long front hub axle for 26in Higgins 3 speed posted by JimW. on 11/8/2002 at 6:12:32 AM
I'd try your local bike shop. They usually have axles in various lengths in stock. Newer bikes tend to have longer axles, so 5 1/2" probably isn't uncommon.






WANTED:   Seat Stem for pre-1947 Bike posted by: Marvin Howard on 11/5/2002 at 12:36:08 PM
I am looking for a seat stem for a bike pre-1947. The stem size is 3/4" into the frame and 5/8" into the seat. I am in MA. Thanks!







FOR SALE:   Tandem posted by: Bernhard Schillinger on 11/4/2002 at 10:51:54 PM
I have an older tandem for sale. I'm located in Maryland
It looks like it's a 6 speed. Has "easy ride" written on the frame.I can forward pictures on request.
Need's some work. $$$ B.O.







FOR SALE:   Lot of English roadster parts for sale posted by: David Poston on 11/2/2002 at 12:09:52 AM
Here is a list of parts that are leftover from a restoration project. Most of the parts are new (foreign-made) unless otherwise stated.

1 set of 28" round section mudguards, black with red/gold pinstriping, new and foreign made

1 set of 26" round section mudguards, black with red/gold pinstriping, new and foreign made

1 HEAVY DUTY rear rack for 28" roadster, black with spring arm and spiralled stays (foreign-made); I might add I can't figure out how to mount this on my DL-1

1 old-fashioned prop stand mounts rear axle, chrome with spring loaded arm (foreign-made)

2 Sturmey Archer triggers, c. 1950s all metal, no plastic; well used with faded face, but working condition

3 Sturmey Archer pulley wheels, c. 1950s all metal, no plastic, plenty of rust but will work

3 Sturmey Archer gear cables, new aftermarket ones with the smooth black housing, cut to your length

2 sets of NOS Union pedals, c. 1970s-80s, all rubber pedals without reflectors, large diamond tread

1 complete set (4 total) of rod-brake pads in the metal holders, new and foreign-made

1 ding-dong bell, large, thin metal, and foreign made, nothing like Lucas but cheap in price

1 NOS Adie dome bell in original box, made in England c. 1950s-60s, impeccable chrome, has loud ring with a slight "twang" to the ring, but maybe just needs adjusting

I'll give you guys a few days to respond, otherwise most of these parts are going back to England, because I am short on cash.

Thanks,
David.







FOR SALE:   1976 White stingray with bicentinnial decal posted by: Jeff on 11/1/2002 at 8:44:59 PM
I have a 1976 3 speed white with bicentinnial decal on it all original parts and in real good condition. you can e-mail me at tncatman@hotmail.com







MISC:   Puch 10 speed posted by: Debbie on 11/1/2002 at 7:24:40 PM
I am looking for any information about the Puch Pathfinder 10 speed Special Tubing 482 from Austria. I have 2 and am not sure if they are worth anything.