WANTED:   Columbia Mach 5 sissy bar posted by: Russell on 10/4/2004 at 2:14:36 AM
I need a specific tall sissy bar for a Columbia Mach 5 20x16 bike. This tall sissy bar has brackets that attach to brackets on the seat. I know this is a long shot, but I could use the chrome fork assemlby that attaches to the fork and then to the 16" wheel. I would take a rusty one if that's all I could find.
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MISC:   type of wheel posted by: gene mcdonald on 9/28/2004 at 9:00:29 PM
can anybody tell me what a 40 hole 5 speed atom hub with drum brake would have fit and also i have a mk1 raleigh chopper complete but missing shifters and chainguard if anybody is interested i was told itmay be 70 to 73 thanks
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   RE:MISC:   type of wheel posted by Catfood Rob on 10/1/2004 at 7:39:00 PM
I do very accurate repop mk1 chaingards, and postage to U.S. is no problem. I also do `69 mk1`s.
www.RaleighChopper.info is a cool site about Choppers.
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   RE:MISC: type of wheel posted by Stacey on 9/30/2004 at 11:32:07 AM
Do the spoke hole drillings look larger in diameter than normal? Might possibly have been from a tandem, where the drum brake would be a drag brake to provide continous braking while going down a hill. This provides speed control while keeping your rim and caliper blocks cool.

Just a hunch.
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   RE:MISC:   type of wheel posted by Kurt K on 9/30/2004 at 9:02:54 PM
Sounds like you might have the rear rim from a Schwinn Twinn 5 speed tamdem there.

By the way, how much do you want for the Mk1 Chopper? Email me at cudak888@aol.com.

Take care,

Kurt
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   RE:MISC:   type of wheel posted by Russell on 10/4/2004 at 2:18:57 AM
Gene:
Send me pics of the Raleigh Chopper if you own a digital camera or have the ability to do it.

Russell
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   RE:MISC:   type of wheel posted by mike on 12/12/2004 at 1:11:13 AM
Gan you list a price for the raleigh chopper

thanks
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MISC:   Website for Ross? posted by: FCanon on 9/26/2004 at 9:26:53 PM
Are there any webpages for Ross Muscle Bikes?
I'm working on a 5 speed my self...Missing the seat and the shifter...

Frank
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   RE:MISC:   Website for Ross? posted by chris on 10/1/2004 at 9:27:07 PM
there is currently a 5 speed on ebay with several good pictures --- often the shifter on these is taken as incorrect as it looks like it it would fit tubes --- this has a good picture of a correct shifter and the seat --- I am happy to take some pic for you too --- there is no website for ross that I know of
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   RE:MISC:   Website for Ross? posted by mike on 12/12/2004 at 1:17:57 AM
Go to nemusclebikes.com
they have some ross muscle bikes. And can you post a pic of your ross, my friend is working on a barracuda beast.

thanks
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   RE:MISC:   Website for Ross? posted by mike on 12/12/2004 at 1:21:26 AM
Go to nemusclebikes.com
they have some ross muscle bikes. And can you post a pic of your ross, my friend is working on restoring a barracuda beast.

thanks


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MISC:   Website for Ross? posted by: FCanon on 9/26/2004 at 9:26:53 PM
Are there any webpages for Ross Muscle Bikes?
I'm working on a 5 speed my self...Missing the seat and the shifter...

Frank
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AGE / VALUE:   1956 rollfast posted by: j on 9/26/2004 at 3:17:52 AM
just mad bad chopper out of this bike 39 inch forks makes nice rake will give picture up soon alot of original parts
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WANTED:   Front brake assembly posted by: Randy Berrier on 9/26/2004 at 12:26:28 AM
I need a front brake assembly,cable and lever for an Iverson Charger Drag Stripper with a coaster brake. Thanks, Randy.
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WANTED:   1977 murray firecat chopper parts. posted by: brendon on 9/25/2004 at 11:40:35 PM
anybody got any original parts for this bike.will buy whatever you have.thanks
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   RE:WANTED:   1977 murray firecat chopper parts. posted by mike on 12/12/2004 at 7:36:29 PM
I have a set of firecat bars that need rechroming amd i have a rear rim that could possibly be from a firecat.The rim has a lot of pitting and will probably need to be rechromed. could you post a pic of the bike?


Thanks
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WANTED:   '71 Fastback posted by: Paul on 9/25/2004 at 12:56:47 PM
Looking for front and rear wheels for my fastback 5 speed, tires also, must be in good condition.
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FOR SALE:   Schwinn Repro. Grey Ghost posted by: John on 9/25/2004 at 3:45:31 AM
This bike is beautiful and never been ridden. Best offer under $500.00 I am in Chicago area suburbs. Too nice to take apart. Might consider shipping.

Thanks
John
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AGE / VALUE:   peugeot posted by: Rob Lockyer on 9/24/2004 at 2:19:06 PM
looking for info (historical facts) about erly 1970s peugeot
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MISC:   I've built my own chopper bike posted by: Tommy on 9/24/2004 at 2:13:16 AM
I'm glad I've found this website. I work on racecars but recently I've been building custom bicycles. It looks like some of you might be interested in what I do. Take a look and let me know. My bike website is
http://www.tommyscustombikes.com
Here is a pic of my 2nd chopper bike.


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FOR SALE:   New Schwinn Grey Ghost posted by: John on 9/22/2004 at 2:25:58 AM
New Repro. Grey Ghost Limited Production never been ridden. Asking $500 I live in Chicago suburbs and would like someone to pick it up if possible. It is too nice to take apart and ship. Might consider shipping.

Thanks
John

Thanks
John
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   RE:FOR SALE:   New Schwinn Grey Ghost posted by mark on 10/7/2004 at 4:18:51 AM
I can p/u up the bike. what is the least you'll take for it?
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MISC:   OCC Chopper edited sketch posted by: Kurt K on 9/21/2004 at 4:53:05 PM
Hello folks,

My dad and I were discussing the design of the new OCC Schwinn Stingray a few weeks ago. Well, one thing led to another, and I ended up sketching up an "improved" version of it. Thought you fellows might like to see it.

Take care,

Kurt


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   RE:MISC:   OCC Chopper edited sketch posted by Larry "Boneman" Bone on 9/22/2004 at 12:06:52 AM
Nicely done. Actually, I saw one on Ebay not too long ago that was "modified" pretty much to your specifications.

I've not actually seen the "Stingray" in person... aside from the wee one. But I would bet that the geometry of the front end of the bike is probably conservative enough to disallow "wheel flop". In all liklihood, this is to minimize product liability issues and keep mfg. costs down. Adding gusseting and sufficient re-inforcement to support a more radical rake angle would boost the price considerably I would think.

As to the product liability issues.... well, we all know about that stuff, eh? I'm sure, unlike my custom chopper, and your version above, you could do a "look mom, no hands" with the new "Stingray" without ending up face down on the pavement.

But... that's the price we pay (quite willingly, I'm certain) for "way cool!"

Regards,

Larry "Boneman" Bone
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   RE:RE:MISC:   OCC Chopper edited sketch posted by Kurt K on 9/22/2004 at 12:45:20 AM
Hello Larry,

Missed that auction. What a pity, as I would have liked to see it.

I've seen both the 16" and 24" Stingrays, and have sat on the 24" variant myself (with the seat post an inch higher then max, of course - and still banging my knees into the handlebars). I was surprised to find that, even with the very conservative steer tube angle, it nevertheless did have a habit of flapping from side to side.

I am quite certain though that liability issues were the main factor in keeping the rake down, not the structual strength. Remember the original Raleigh Chopper/Schwinn Stingray era, and all the hoopla about the 'danger' of wheelie bikes, tube-mounted shifters, etc...

Take care,

Kurt

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   RE:RE:MISC:   OCC Chopper edited sketch posted by Kurt K on 9/22/2004 at 12:48:39 AM
Hello Larry,

Missed that auction. What a pity, as I would have liked to see it.

I've seen both the 16" and 24" Stingrays, and have sat on the 24" variant myself (with the seat post an inch higher then max, of course - and still banging my knees into the handlebars). I was surprised to find that, even with the very conservative steer tube angle, it nevertheless did have a habit of flapping from side to side.

I am quite certain though that liability issues were the main factor in keeping the rake down, not the structual strength. Remember the original Raleigh Chopper/Schwinn Stingray era, and all the hoopla about the 'danger' of wheelie bikes, tube-mounted shifters, etc...

Take care,

Kurt

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   RE:RE:RE:MISC:   OCC Chopper edited sketch posted by Kurt K on 9/22/2004 at 12:54:02 AM
By the way, here's another one of my sketches - one of my favorites, actually. Was a quickie that I did on the back of some scratch paper.


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   RE:RE:RE:MISC:   OCC Chopper edited sketch posted by Larry "Boneman" Bone on 9/22/2004 at 2:59:44 AM
I do remember the "safety" police looking hard at Muscle Bikes back then. As I recall, was it not Ralph Nader and his ilk getting into the fray? The concern was kids flying over the handlebars of Muscle Bikes.

Heck, compared to the arse in the air riding position on road bikes of today..... !

Later!

Boneman
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   RE:MISC:   OCC Chopper edited sketch posted by j on 10/5/2004 at 1:51:41 AM
wheel flop: ah yes :)
my latest bike (resembles a murry firecat) has the "mistake rake" as it requires constant steering....the bike with ULTIMETE wheel flop is a lowrider one of my friends built, alot of people cant even ride it, if your one handing it and try to switch hands in mid air, the SECOND one hand is removed you crash! one time during one of our "weird bike cruises" some kid was riding my chopper and he goes: "look no hands! woo!" crash! next thing we knew the bikes on top of him... ah yes, ralph nader, one should keep him in mind when designing a bike, I belive he's the one who banned the shifters, so make sure you put a REALLY big shifter on your bike >:)

with my current knowlage, I find it hard to belive about flying over the handle bars of a muscle bike (do note nearlly all weight is on the BACK of the bike...)as compared to todays bikes, which ACTUALLY have brakes that stop the bike (wo!!!) and make you sit closer to the front....
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AGE / VALUE:   theCABES Classic bike forums posted by: Scott on 9/21/2004 at 2:43:42 AM
Checkout The Classic and Antique Bicycle Exchange's new forums.

http://www.thecabe.com/phpbb2/index.php

We were having problems with unauthorized users posting non bicycle matter, and thanks to Dave Stromberger, WEBGURU, we now have killer new software that is easy to use.

As you can see, there are forums for every interest of bicycle collecting.

I hope you give it a try.

Enjoy!

Scott McCaskey
www.thecabe.com
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WANTED:   Wanted 1969 Iverson Dragstripper posted by: John on 9/20/2004 at 3:31:10 AM
Wanted 1969 Iverson Dragstripper. Any condition! Would like a fairly complete bike.

Thanks
John
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   RE:WANTED:   Wanted 1969 Iverson Dragstripper posted by wade on 9/20/2004 at 8:43:13 PM
i just sold a drag stripper on ebay for $127, pretty cheap all things considered.. i will be posting a green one- minus the chainguard.. in a few weeks.
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   RE:WANTED:   Wanted 1969 Iverson Dragstripper posted by Randy Berrier on 9/27/2004 at 12:39:55 AM
There is one on E-Bay, item 2272184583, but I believe it is an early 70's.
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   RE:WANTED:   Wanted 1969 Iverson Dragstripper posted by j on 10/5/2004 at 1:55:19 AM
I bought a girls Iverson Charger with that cool chainguaurd, I've since cut it up :) (the bike, NOT the cool chain gaurd) was it worth much?? (namely the chaingaurd, which is so amazingly awesome I'm not sure what bike to put it on...)

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