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Archived: Musclebikes (Sting-Rays, Krates, Choppers, etc.)







MISC:   2000 Taboo Tiki posted by: Juan on 9/20/2000 at 9:21:45 AM
The Vintage Bicycle Club of Texas for this Christmas. The raffle is for 2000 Limited Edition TABOO TIKI bicycle. This is the last bike that Von Franco is customizing for Dyno. The bike comes equipped with coaster brake, front headlight, wide handlebars, comfortable seat, and is well detailed.

Ticket prices-
1 ticket for $1.00
25 tickets for $20.00

Raffle will be held at our December business meeting. Need not be present to win.

A flier for the Taboo Tiki will be posted on our website by this weekend. Check us out on the web http://users.argolink.net/vbcoft







AGE / VALUE:   NO RESERVE AUCTION EVERYTHING GOES posted by: joe on 9/19/2000 at 6:24:06 PM
I have 300 or so bicycles and parts for auction all NO RESERVE with the lowest opening bids. Balloon Schwinn, J.C. Higgins, Colson, Firestone, Elgin, Roadmaster and many more as well as 20" Krate, early and late Fastbacks, Manta Ray, Screamer, Huffy and many more. NOS parts lights, speedos, generator sets, tires, used schwinn parts. New Departure boxes with contents. Everything goes. For more info please email. Bicycles and parts at give away starting bids every item to be sold with NO RESERVE. Don't miss it. Thank you.

Joe Rapoza







WANTED:   72 Pea Picker posted by: ray on 9/19/2000 at 4:28:12 PM
Does anyone know what the last month of production for a 72 Pea Picker was?
Was it Dec or before?







AGE / VALUE:   S2 or S7 posted by: stingray on 9/18/2000 at 3:48:21 PM
What is the difference between S7 and S2 rims tires etc.
Also what did a 72 krate 5 speed disc brake back, drum brake front typically have.


   RE:AGE / VALUE:   S2 or S7 posted by jd on 9/19/2000 at 11:13:57 AM
S2 rims take a 2.125" tire, S7's take a 1.75" tire. Stingrays and Krates have a S7 front rim and S2 rear.






AGE / VALUE:   S2 or S7 posted by: stingray on 9/18/2000 at 3:48:21 PM
What is the difference between S7 and S2 rims tires etc.
Also what did a 72 krate 5 speed disc brake back, drum brake front typically have.







WANTED:   can any one tell me what year my scwinn is posted by: caveman on 9/17/2000 at 9:47:33 PM
can any one tell me what year my schwinn is someone told me
its a 72. the number on the head tube is kq505212


   RE:WANTED:   can any one tell me what year my scwinn is posted by Jeff on 9/18/2000 at 6:58:15 AM
Check the serial number charts on this site.

   RE:WANTED:   can any one tell me what year my scwinn is posted by Chip on 9/20/2000 at 10:28:39 AM
The date for your schwinn is october 1979.






WANTED:   NO RESERVE ONLINE AUCTION posted by: joe on 9/17/2000 at 7:17:51 PM
Oct 28 through Nov 8, 2000. Everything goes. Krates, Fastbacks, Stingrays, Muscle, Parts, you name it. All items are listed with NO RESERVE. If interested please email me. Thank you.


   RE:WANTED:   NO RESERVE ONLINE AUCTION posted by jeffrey on 9/22/2000 at 10:45:52 PM
now joe, we all know goddamn well that you have been told not to
double up on your postings. now i don't have anything
against you personally, but, are you just a little
slow or something? i've been watching you do this forever
and it seems to me that you like to anger your
potential customers rather than please them.
thank you for taking the hint from this day forward
and posting only one at a time.
not all of us need to see it twice to catch on.
thank you, jeffery, jeffery, JEFFERY!






AGE / VALUE:   NO RESERVE ONLINE AUCTION posted by: joe on 9/17/2000 at 7:17:51 PM
Oct 28 through Nov 8, 2000. Everything goes. Krates, Fastbacks, Stingrays, Muscle, Parts, you name it. All items are listed with NO RESERVE. If interested please email me. Thank you.







MISC:   Improvements in our archive search engines posted by: VVVintage Vintage Bicycles at OldRoads.com on 9/17/2000 at 9:05:01 AM
We've just made some more changes to the search engines of our Discussion Area Archives.
You can now search our entire 5 years of archives, from 1995 to the present.

Click on "Search Our Discussion Area Archives" in the dropdown list at the top of this page, or access the Vintage Bicycle Archive Search engines from our home page.

Vin - VVVintage Vintage Bicycles at OldRoads.com







AGE / VALUE:   For sale posted by: christopherrobin@starmail.com on 9/16/2000 at 1:26:14 PM
Schwinn stick shift replacement cable. 24 inch version for 20 inch wheels for use with Sturmey-Archer hubs 10.00 plus shipping


   RE:AGE / VALUE:   For sale posted by Christopherrobin on 9/17/2000 at 9:08:29 AM
This package reads: Cable Part NO. 44 234 to fit Schwinn 3 speed stik shift.(As used with Sturmey-Archer Hubs) 24" cable with Special End Fitting for 20" Models.
ChristopherRobin@starmail.com

   RE:RE:AGE / VALUE:   For sale posted by Christopherrobin on 9/19/2000 at 11:48:33 AM
Cable has been sold






MISC:   Schwinn Forum is up and running with some problems posted by: X-FACTOR on 9/15/2000 at 9:53:16 AM
Boys and girls it true the Schwinn Forum is alive and well. They are experiencing some problems but that is normal with new systems.







FOR SALE:   65 Schwinn J-33 Stingray w/springer posted by: Eric on 9/15/2000 at 9:49:32 AM
Bike looks good and rides good. Photos are avialable. Bike comes with white walled tires both tires are NOS. Will throw in yellow band two speed hub w/NOS rim. You can spend $850 somewhere else or buy it here for less. Its your choice.


   RE:FOR SALE:   65 Schwinn J-33 Stingray w/springer posted by beau on 9/15/2000 at 4:11:36 PM
will you sell just the tirer if so pleas emil

   Will separate tires for $460 shipped posted by Eric on 9/16/2000 at 6:33:28 PM
Its either $460 for a complete bike or $460 for the tires. Your choice

   RE:FOR SALE:   65 Schwinn J-33 Stingray w/springer posted by Kurt on 9/22/2000 at 8:57:13 PM
Hi, I would like to see pics. of bike.






AGE / VALUE:   Solo-polo seat w/ '64 sissy bar on Ebay posted by: Jeb on 9/14/2000 at 8:41:26 PM
Closes on Friday. Number is 433129600







AGE / VALUE:   Sting Ray Deluxe posted by: Sheila on 9/14/2000 at 7:27:40 PM
I found a deluxe sting ray with serial number EH.......

I have checked the guide and can only guess that it is a 1972 model but would like confirmation from someone as to what the 'E' represents.


   RE:AGE / VALUE:   Sting Ray Deluxe posted by ABiker on 9/15/2000 at 6:19:17 AM
EH = May, 1972






WANTED:   thumb shifter posted by: DL on 9/14/2000 at 6:00:40 PM
Hello-
I'm in need of a thumb shifter for a 5 speed schwinn Stingray.
I can't seem to find those anywhere. If you have one for sale or can lead me the right direction please let me know.

thank you.