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WANTED:Two tone leatherette saddle posted by: Bob Schenker on 6/30/2002 at 7:30:43 AM
I'm looking for a two tone leatherette mattress saddle for my wife's Schwinn ballooner. This is a 26 inch wheel traditional Schwinn, but features an unusually tiny seat tube I.D. of 0.8". The clamp diameter is no more than 0.5". The original saddle has blown up completely and the new ones are too depressing to look at.The bike is red and the original saddle was blue and white leatherette. Is anyone making new replicas? Any old ones out there? Condition isn't too important if all the parts are there.

thanks,
Bob


   RE:WANTED:Two tone leatherette saddle posted by MC on 6/30/2002 at 1:26:45 PM
I have an old two-tone (blue/white) leatherette saddle if you want it, but it's not Schwinn issue.

   RE:WANTED:Two tone leatherette saddle posted by tom g on 7/24/2002 at 3:43:29 PM
have 2 leatherette mattress saddles, one blue and white
for $9 and one red and white like new for $19






FOR SALE:Schwinn 2nd Century Sticker Set of 4 posted by: JERRY on 6/29/2002 at 6:04:29 PM
Lemon, orange, streamliner, & one more, ...$8.00 for the set...emil me for a pic.....jerry..
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WANTED:Help fixing up my Raleigh - New England only, please posted by: Diane in New Haven County, CT on 6/29/2002 at 4:13:59 PM
I've got a Raleigh ladies bike I found in the trash, roadside, about 10 years ago. Kept it in my mom's nice, dry barn ever since, but now it's time to give it some attention and ride it. I know very little about this bike or bikes in general other than I like to ride them--I'm an artist and a farmer, not a mechanic. So, I'd like to find a Raleigh-fixer-upper person to help me get this pretty lady back on her tyres again and, yes, I have the money to pay for the services. I do need, however, for the services to be located in southern New England (CT, MA, southern VT or NH). All I can tell you about the old girl is that she is blue (seems to be original paint, but what do I know), a ladies bike just my size, and as far as I can tell has all her original stuff but the air pump. I've even got her leather seat with a very nice low-relief "Brooks" metal plate on the back. I have no idea about the age of the bike; have found the following numbers/letters punched into the top of the seat tube: 96319, then below that the letters "NR" and below those the letter "A". I'm sure that means something to somebody, but I'm clueless. Anyway, I'd like to hear of any person or shop, in my general area, that could be helpful in bringing this bike to a good working condition. I'm not looking for a showpiece, here, just good old-fashioned functionality. Thanks!


   RE:WANTED:Help fixing up my Raleigh - New England only, please posted by geo on 6/30/2002 at 3:35:32 AM
These bikes are alot of fun to work on. I sometimes think I'm in the minority here on these boards but I agree with your "old fashion functionality" idea. That's generally what I do with them when I get them. The first thing I would do is get new tires and tubes. Generally speaking these bikes were so well built you don't usually need much more than that. Oil and adjust the hub(you can tell the date of the bike by the rear hub with in a year, you should find the last two digits of the year on there) oil or replace the chain. Some WD40, grease, oil and cleaning usually just takes an afternoon to get them running. I too am a creative person and I'll be honest with you it's not that difficult to fix these up(barring any major problems) and they give you a great deal of satisfaction when you breathe life into an old machine like this and get your hands dirty(and alot cheaper too). I've rebuilt some real basket cases and it's alot of fun. Good luck and if you have any questions or want some help drop me a line. geo






WANTED:Junior Sting-Ray posted by: Bob on 6/29/2002 at 3:30:01 PM
I am trying to find handle bars,and front and rear fenders for a Junior Sting-Ray. They do not have to be perfect I will clean. I am also looking for 4" red glitter grips. Thanks, Bob


   RE:WANTED:Junior Sting-Ray posted by tom g on 7/24/2002 at 3:48:54 PM
have junior sting-ray fenders, bars and 1 pr of red glitter
hunt wild grips...all for sale






FOR SALE:Schwinn Paramount Track Bike posted by: Joe on 6/29/2002 at 10:25:55 AM
I have a 1970's era Paramount Track Bike in excellent condition for sale, all Campy, Brooks, red, 23", extra gears, etc. I am not going to use it and need the space, does anyone have an idea what it is worth?


   RE:FOR SALE:Schwinn Paramount Track Bike posted by Oscar on 7/2/2002 at 3:43:52 PM
If you're in the Chicago area, the bike is not worth anything and should be driven to my house. Otherwise, a nice track bike like that should sell for over $250, maybe more.

   RE:FOR SALE:Schwinn Paramount Track Bike posted by Tomas on 7/30/2002 at 2:21:14 AM
If your still looking to sell this Paramount, I think its worth something. Email me or call in DC 202-362-9226.






FOR SALE:houdaille 12spd racer posted by: billy langston on 6/29/2002 at 5:56:20 AM
i recently bought this bike at a estate sale.i dont know anything about it,but it looks like a serious racing bike.can someone give me the value of this bike.its in good condition.plz email me.thanks







FOR SALE:kids bike posted by: Anita on 6/28/2002 at 10:21:49 PM
I have a Schwinn 14' frosty pink Lil Miss childrens bike bought in 1987,, model # J40







FOR SALE:   ALAN Bike Frame posted by: Raanan Isseroff on 6/28/2002 at 9:10:01 PM
BS"D
ALAN Alloy Frame For Sale, stripped down without fork, $100.
Beautiful Sky blue, with the numbers 48x50 stamped in metal under the crank. Not sure of size, but has number 439035 stamped below crank area and the number N1279 stamped below seat post. Brooklyn area, buyer pays for shipping (the thing weighs nothing!) Great buy for someone who likes a project (see the ALAN site)







WANTED:wanted: 50's era Raleigh 3speed English Roadster--good/excellent condition posted by: greg prowell on 6/28/2002 at 4:30:00 PM
hi,

For sentimental reasons I want to locate the type of bike I had as a kid growing up in Lancaster, County Pa--it was a 28" black English bike with 3 speed gear shift, with cable brakes, and fenders on the wheels with a chain guard. I now live in Sacramento, Ca. but would like to locate a bike that is located in the east if possible.

Thanks for your help.

Greg : 916-654-2243







WANTED:wanted: 50's era Raleigh 3speed English Roadster--good/excellent condition posted by: greg prowell on 6/28/2002 at 4:30:00 PM
hi,

For sentimental reasons I want to locate the type of bike I had as a kid growing up in Lancaster, County Pa--it was a 28" black English bike with 3 speed gear shift, with cable brakes, and fenders on the wheels with a chain guard. I now live in Sacramento, Ca. but would like to locate a bike that is located in the east if possible.

Thanks for your help.

Greg : 916-654-2243


   RE:WANTED:wanted: 50's era Raleigh 3speed English Roadster--good/excellent condition posted by Beth and Steve on 7/1/2002 at 12:09:19 AM
Hi, We have a Raleigh Tourist with 28" wheels and rod brakes and it is a Sturmey Archer 3 speed if you are interested. Beth






WANTED:bicycle horn posted by: Kevin Williamson on 6/28/2002 at 3:17:47 AM
I do not know much about old bikes. I bought a 1959? Scwhinn Debutante for $25.00 at an auction. It cleaned up real nice But the Horn is completely rusted out. (Goes in the tank) It is a Delta with a "12" stamped on it. Does anyone know where I can find this item? How much $$$.
Thanks







FOR SALE:30 Year Estate-700 Vintage Bicycles Up for Sale posted by: Jeanette on 6/28/2002 at 2:48:21 AM
700+ vintage bicycles and literally thousands of parts from a 30 year collection are coming on the market in the next couple of weeks. These items are just now coming out of long-term storage and have not been previously offered at a show or internet listing/auction. Please e-mail me directly of any wants you may have. Please provide a return e-mail address, state and phone number. Bicycles will range from Elgin, Schwinn, Raleighs, an 1880's era tandem, etc. We're looking for collectors that are interested in large quantity purchase of vintage bicycles and or parts. Thank you for your interest.
Jeanette
capitolpro@aol.com


   RE:FOR SALE:30 Year Estate-700 Vintage Bicycles Up for Sale posted by Cal on 6/28/2002 at 1:18:37 PM
In what state are you located?
What is your phone number?
I don't mean to sound disrespectful, but you may just be looking to gather a bunch of emails and phone numbers for marketing purposes.

   RE:FOR SALE:30 Year Estate-700 Vintage Bicycles Up for Sale posted by greg prowell on 6/28/2002 at 4:26:25 PM
hi,

I am looking to buy a 50's era English Roadster, 28" wheel base--to duplicate if possible one that I had about 40 years ago as a 12 yr old growing up in the Hershey Pa area.

I now live in Sacramento Ca and am visiting my sister in Connecticut.

Please contact me at my e mail address, home: 4309 E St, Sacramento, Ca 95819, ph: 916-654-2243.

Thanks.

Greg P

   RE:FOR SALE:30 Year Estate-700 Vintage Bicycles Up for Sale posted by wes on 7/4/2002 at 4:11:42 AM
that is a good point if for sure of just bikes and no marketing deal id be really interested in all raleigh bikes and parts as that seems like a large collection of bikes they think i have a lot at just over 300
bicycleman@pldi.net 580 439 5127 duncan oklahoma






WANTED:schwinn brake adaptor posted by: jeff mays on 6/27/2002 at 3:43:15 PM
I need the front fork brake adaptor for a schwinn fastback, i converted a girls schwinn fork to fit a fastback
and had it powder coated with the frame and chainguard, it wasn't till later that I could not put calliper brake on the front due to that it did not have the hole for the brake
and cant find a boys fastback fork, i have several parts i will trade for either the adaptor or a fork, i have schwinn shifters original bow peddels with schwinn logo stampped a three speed sturmy and nos thumb shifter ( sturmey ) front and rear fenders for stingray stingray chainguard powdered coated copper needs waterslide let me know


   RE:WANTED:schwinn brake adaptor posted by Joel on 6/27/2002 at 8:44:52 PM
The fork has no adapter, the brake mount is cast into the fork. If you have already painted, you may be SOL. It should be no problem trading for the right fork.






FOR SALE:1954 western flyer, galaxy posted by: Lloyd on 6/27/2002 at 11:37:59 AM
this is a 26" girls bike from missouri,original green paint,chrome chain cover,all original..please contact my e-mail address if intrested







WANTED:SCHWINN MOAB series rear der. hangers posted by: randy hazaert on 6/26/2002 at 8:54:43 PM
HELP! Schwinn parts are hard to find and i need rear der. hangers specificaly for the MOAB 2001 series.please help me find some ,up to 5 if you can.thanks ,randy