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Archived: General For Sale/Wanted

WANTED:   Scwinn "Face" Plate posted by: John on 1/25/2001 at 8:40:52 PM
I'm new to the vintage bikes game. I recently bought a 1963 boys' Typhoon in beautiful shape, all original (from what I can tell), golden color with chrome fenders. I bought it because I want to teach my son how to ride on the same bike I learned to ride on. Anyway, it is missing the Schwinn plate on the front of the frame and I'd like to replace it. Any ideas on where to find one? Also, what does N.O.S. mean? By the way, I forked out $125 for the bike--too much?

   RE:WANTED:   Scwinn posted by Von CranknGear on 1/26/2001 at 12:18:01 AM
your"headbadge" can be found in numerous places,look on ebay to find a correct one,or if it dosent really matter you can get one at your local bicycle shop that deals in schwinn if they dont have it they can order a reproduction
or a repop your question N.O.S. stands for New Old Stock
origonal parts that were never put on and still in its origonal package or container and are concidered
vintage parts or what is not sold today as for the fee you paid for the bicycle,condition or rarity determins price of a bicycle your perticular price would state to me that the bicycle you had bought would be in very nice condition I sold an abused typhoon (moderatly rusty,bad fenders,bent wheel and so on) for $35.00,but reguardless of that since you bought it to teach you child to ride a bicycle like you did $125.00 really means nothing,anyway it'll last longer than what
j.c. mart&co. has to offer for the same price.

   RE:WANTED:   Scwinn posted by Ray on 1/26/2001 at 3:04:25 PM
John, email me your full name and address and I probably have one of these lying around and I will just sent it to you. If you do not mind a used one that is in decent condition the price is right, free. Just like to help anyone getting involved in the hobby even if it is to get his young one started.

   RE:RE:WANTED:   Schwinn posted by Oscar on 1/27/2001 at 3:09:13 PM
Now there's a dude!

WANTED:   Redline RL-20II posted by: Stephen on 1/25/2001 at 4:39:29 PM
Looking for any condition Redline RL-20II or any RL-20 series Freestyle/BMX bikes - frame/forks or complete.



FOR SALE:   3 old bicycles for sale posted by: Joice Lange on 1/25/2001 at 9:33:12 AM
I have one JC Higgins "Flight Liner", and 2 Sears "Spaceliners" for sale. I have photos, will email photos if desired. I am in contact with several collectors, as to their value. These bicycles are in excellent condition. Bikes were owned by my father, and i'm selling them for him, I would like to sell them for the highest bidder, so my father gets what they are worth.

   RE:FOR SALE:   3 old bicycles for sale posted by jd on 1/25/2001 at 11:42:49 AM
If you are looking for "bids", put them on EBAY.

   RE:FOR SALE:   3 old bicycles for sale posted by lj tackett on 2/1/2001 at 11:04:22 AM
do any of the bikes have five star lester alumimn mags?

MISC:   German Pump posted by: arthur on 1/25/2001 at 6:33:31 AM
I recently acquired in Moscow a brass bicycle tire pump (i believe), wooden handle, with the following badge:
Jarten Nerkzeug
Skunde & Sohn
Gregrunzet 1787

If anyone has any information about this pump or manufacturer I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks.


   RE:MISC:   German Pump posted by Wolfgang on 1/25/2001 at 5:57:36 PM
Oh, my gosh! It's been found! Beethoven's bicycle pump!

   RE:RE:MISC:   German Pump posted by pedalputz on 1/26/2001 at 12:22:13 AM
Didnt the Mngulfier brothers use that pump on the first hot air baloon

   RE:RE:RE:MISC:   German Pump posted by ChristopherRobin on 1/26/2001 at 7:23:40 AM
Im afraid we do not know. You would think that there would be some trace of the factory or that the name would be recognized but too often it takes a while and a lot of digging and searching to slowly find some information. That is the way this is. Things get lost in the mists of time, they really do. I am having difficulty myself after years at this stuff. I get all fustrated and bang away letters looking for answers and I get referred around a lot and piece by piece information comes in. I was reading the front section of Berto's book "Dancing Chain" he says that no publisher would touch a bicycle book with so many illustrations and so he put it out himself! This is one problem in getting bicycle history together but it is happening anyway albeiet more slowly. Huge companies that produced for years and employed thousands have literally disappeared like the earth swallowed it all up. It is unbelievable and fustrating. Sounds interesting, this pump I wonder what all else they made bicycle wise. Perhaps they made muinitions during the war, I mean it is a German manufacturer. There is a lot that is not known about German cycles. I do not want to say to you that you are chasing the wind but you are a bit close. It will take time.

   RE:MISC:   German Pump posted by Brian on 1/27/2001 at 6:05:39 PM
I have seen old pumps similar to what you describe advertised as a bicycle pump but are actually made for pressurizing old gas stoves and lamps. Just a thought.

MISC:   German Pump posted by: arthur on 1/25/2001 at 6:33:31 AM
I recently acquired in Moscow a brass bicycle tire pump (i believe), wooden handle, with the following badge:
Jarten Nerkzeug
Skunde & Sohn
Gregrunzet 1787

If anyone has any information about this pump or manufacturer I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks.


FOR SALE:   64 Sting-ray for sale posted by: Ginia on 1/25/2001 at 6:25:01 AM
64 Schwin boys Stingray Deluxe still for sale.
Serial # H458936. I am posting this for a friend and I really don't know a thing about bikes, but I'm learning. I have found out that not all the parts are original, but the frame, handle bars, chain gaurd and tire rims are. Could anybody out there help me out with how much this bike is worth? Any replies are appreciated. Original color was coppertone, has been painted red. Chrome is in very good condition. Everything works. Photo on web site:
email if interested or have questions.

WANTED:   SKIRT GUARDS posted by: MIKE on 1/24/2001 at 6:58:47 PM

FOR SALE:   1970 girls roll fast posted by: kevin on 1/24/2001 at 7:20:05 AM


   RE:FOR SALE:   1970 girls roll fast posted by christian on 1/24/2001 at 5:13:38 PM
i don't know the value of yours, but i have a green one in good shape and was offered $20.00 plus shipping for it. i turned it down. the guy wanted to use parts for other project. it was just too cool to let it be stripped. what color is yours and what shape is it in? if you are looking to sell it, and it is in good shape, you would probably get a better value out of it in trade. nobody seems to want girl's bikes except for parts. not me, i think they look good sitting next to my boys bikes. (nostalgia purposes).
but if you are asking the value because you wish to get rid of it, get a few other opinions, and then e-mail me. i may be interested in it. and if not me, PLEASE don't sell it to a "stripper" unless it's not worth saving. good luck. (p.s. you are the only other person i have seen ask about this bike beside me)

   RE:RE:FOR SALE:   1970 girls roll fast posted by christian on 1/24/2001 at 5:20:28 PM
and by the way, to all of you critics out there, i am NOT fishing for a sucker. never had, never will. $20 is what I was offered and not what i am telling him it is worth so hold your smart remarks for someone else. there seems to be alot of anger in the air lately aimed at everybody on all of the forums. must be the winter blues.

   RE:RE:RE:FOR SALE:   1970 girls roll fast posted by JOEL on 1/25/2001 at 6:01:34 AM
Sounds about right to me. I sold a boys a while back for $75 plus ship. Have a girl's part bike FREE plus shipping. (frame, bars, guard, grips,crank)

   RE:FOR SALE:   1970 girls roll fast posted by BillG on 1/25/2001 at 6:18:23 AM
The thing about the Rollfast Skoot that makes it more desirable then anyone here seems to realize is that almost every single Boy's Life Magazine has one in it. In those ads where you sell some greeting cards and earn points towards prizes in the 1960s and 1970s, one of the prizes is almost always a Skoot.

   RE:RE:FOR SALE:   1970 girls roll fast posted by Von CranknGear on 1/26/2001 at 12:25:47 AM
thank you

WANTED:   ROLLFAST - HOPALONG CASSIDY 26" posted by: Al Stein on 1/23/2001 at 7:59:02 PM
Looking for Original 26" seat. Have NOS 24" and smaller seat for possible trade. Looking for other misc. parts! What do you have? Have some parts for sale/trade. Have NOS reflectors for 26" pedals.

FOR SALE:   Phil Wood spoke machine posted by: Dan Runestad on 1/23/2001 at 7:04:39 PM
real nice addition to your shop,take all those worthless
roady spokes and cut them down to the size you need.
cut's and threads 1.8 and 2.0 $1200.00 or best offer.

FOR SALE:   1976? Redline squareback posted by: Dan Runestad on 1/23/2001 at 6:56:20 PM
Redline squareback, real nice nickel frame old school bmx,
I believe it's all original except the wheels,(tuff wheels)
it even has the aggressor knobs if you can remember those.
the crank set is a new out of the box flight crank from the
early 80's $300.00 or best offer

   RE:FOR SALE:   1976? Redline squareback posted by Rob on 1/27/2001 at 8:15:07 AM
Dan,your e-mail address doesnt work please advise about redline....thank you,Rob

FOR SALE:   2 Schwinns posted by: Scott on 1/23/2001 at 4:46:15 PM
26" Schwinn cruiser I'm guessing it is from around 1980-82 because of a heavy duty ACS front hub.Bike is all original down to every bolt except for a set of new aftermarket white walls I added. I also have completely disassembled and cleaned up everything but the rear cosater hub. Bike is a 8.5 on the 1-10 scale. Accepting offers. I also have a womans Schwinn I believe it says Collegiate, bike is 100% original untouched looks like it was ridden maybe 5 times. I realize neither of these bikes are extremely valueable/sought after/or rare. I'm sure somebody could use them for either parts for rarer models or wouldn't mind a goood deal on a solid complete bike.
I have pics of both and will take more detailed pics if needed. I'm accepting reasonable offers.

   RE:FOR SALE:   2 Schwinns posted by Jim on 1/30/2001 at 8:46:21 PM
Send a picture of your Schwinn Cruiser. bikeyard@mindspring.com Also where is it located? Thanks

FOR SALE:   Purple/violet glitter Tool Bag posted by: thetoyking on 1/23/2001 at 4:39:09 PM
Very nice purple tool bag with white trim and straps. Would look very nice on an early Sting-Ray. $45 shipped in the US. Please e-mail if interested. Thanks!

FOR SALE:   Bridgestone Disc unit posted by: ChristopherRobin@starmail.com on 1/23/2001 at 3:16:43 PM
I have a Bridgestone disc brake unit without hardware but the main thing is there and it is N.O.S. 20.00 plus shipping. ChristopherRobin@starmail.com

   RE:FOR SALE:   Bridgestone Disc unit posted by ChristopherRobin@starmail.com on 1/24/2001 at 7:25:16 AM
All it needs is a bolt and nut that you use to fasten it to the frame of the bike. Also needed are the handle leaver you operate it with. New and it works great needs the disc.

WANTED:   32 hole hub posted by: Tom on 1/23/2001 at 3:09:58 PM
I am in need of an late 1890's 32 hole front hub. I would prefer one in better shape ...but I'll take what ever I can find. Thanks.