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Archived: General For Sale/Wanted

FOR SALE:    red raleigh chopper posted by: Tom on 9/19/2004 at 11:39:50 PM
Looking to sell red raleigh chopper. Looks like it is all original. I ride it with my kids around the block. Shifter needs some adjusting. Bike is in Jaffrey NH

   RE:FOR SALE:    red raleigh chopper posted by Paul on 10/4/2004 at 6:51:07 PM

Is this bike still for sale? How much are you asking? I live in MA so I'd be willing to pick up rather than ship. TIA.


MISC:   Seat Sealant? posted by: Annmarie on 9/19/2004 at 11:42:05 PM
Hi! Not really sure..but is there something that can be used to cover(clear)a seat that has a signature on it??...or seal it to preserve longer?..or is there a clear plastic seat cover available perhaps..any information would be appreciated! Thank You! Annmarie.. bekat2000@msn.com

FOR SALE:   need parts!!!!!!!!! posted by: johnny c on 9/19/2004 at 4:30:12 AM
need a 20 inch 5 speed complete rim and all,its for a 1970s free spirit muscle bike,not schwinn!cant afford,ANY 20IN OFF A SEARS, ROSS OR SUCH SHALL DO,DECENT CHROME,IF YOU HAVE THE SAME BIKE,THATS FINE TOO,IF CAN EMAIL ME DIRECT WITH PICTURES OF THE BIKE OR RIM,THANKS,,REASONABLE PRICED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

   RE:FOR SALE:   need parts!!!!!!!!! posted by kev on 9/23/2004 at 1:28:03 PM
I have a set of new never used 20" 5 speed HUFFY rims front and rear new old stock with clutch/free wheel.

   RE:RE:FOR SALE:   need parts!!!!!!!!! posted by Kevin Burns on 10/5/2004 at 3:10:35 PM
I guss that this person don't really need rims!! E-Mail don't exist

WANTED:    posted by: Mark on 9/18/2004 at 5:08:53 PM
I am trying to rebuild my Bendix Automatic 2-speed Kickback hub ( red band ) I need a new indexing spring.

Can anyone help?

MISC:   looking for information posted by: jon on 9/18/2004 at 2:24:15 AM
i m trying to find out how old my shwinn is its a londoner with s/n 501765 can some one please help me?

   RE:MISC:   looking for information posted by Ken on 9/21/2004 at 2:38:52 PM
use this link:

   RE:MISC:   looking for information posted by rsg on 9/25/2004 at 2:15:28 AM
I have a girl's Londoner with the schwinn seat and stuff but have been told it was a bike made in germany to the spec's of schwinn and sold to the american occupying forces families in germany. The hub on mine is a centrix made in germany. If you get any info let me know. Thanks.

FOR SALE:   check out these items posted by: brendon on 9/16/2004 at 11:07:04 PM
i have a few items for sale on ebay,please check them out.
70's rapido musclebike(ebay item#2270261990).

70's columbia banana seat(ebay#7102211217).

WANTED:   1980's steel Trek road frame posted by: Michael Bey on 9/16/2004 at 6:15:00 PM
Hi. I'm looking for a 1980's steel Trek road frame. The only requirement is that it needs to have a 57-58 cm top tube. If you have a frame (or complete bike) for sale or know where I can find out, I would appreciate hearing from you at bey@bjc.hfh.edu.


WANTED:   WW2 BSA folding parabike posted by: dan on 9/16/2004 at 2:28:52 PM
HI - I am after one of these, anyone with any clues where I can find one, I'd love to hear from you. thanks

WANTED:   elgin twinn bar parts posted by: dean on 9/15/2004 at 2:03:55 AM
looking for the head tube shroud and bottom chain /crank cover in good shape ....thanks ..also looling for any canadian made bikes or parts..DEAN

MISC:   Ok ... Now what... ! posted by: Christine on 9/14/2004 at 4:04:55 PM
Ok .. I have the vin number.. I've searched a few ebsites and I cant find any place to check and match it ... The database on this site dose not include debutantes. Is there any websites out thier that I can enter the number for info?

   RE:MISC:   Ok ... Now what... ! posted by Gordon on 9/14/2004 at 5:52:22 PM
Go to the Schwinn serial number chart on this website and find your number there. Or post the number and someone will tell you what year it was manufactured.

MISC:   Info on a Debutante posted by: Christine on 9/14/2004 at 1:23:06 AM
Could anyone please provide me with information on a Debutante early 60's possibly. The bike I have now is in need of restoration and has no metal tag on the front with the vin number so information has been EXCEPTIONALLY difficult to come by! Thanks for any tips!


   RE:MISC:   Info on a Debutante posted by Eric Amlie on 9/14/2004 at 2:36:09 PM
Schwinn made a model they called the Debutante in the early-mid sixties. Not sure if this is what you have though. Look for a serial number on the left rear dropout(where the rear wheel axle slides into the frame).

   RE:RE:MISC:   Info on a Debutante posted by Christine on 9/14/2004 at 3:51:59 PM
Thank you So much for the info I was able to read the vin number after a little steel woolk took some rust of .. I never knew there were other places besides the tag that stored that info!

   RE:MISC:   Info on a Debutante posted by Eric Amlie on 9/14/2004 at 11:45:30 PM
There are websites with the Schwinn numbers listed by date(this site has such a list). If you don't get it figured out, post the serial number here and I can see if it looks like a Schwinn number and if it is, tell you when the bike dates to. Then I can possibly find it in the catalogs to provide you with other info about the bike.

FOR SALE:   murray firecat front rim posted by: brendon on 9/13/2004 at 12:54:19 AM
i have an original firecat chopper 20''front rim for sale.it is in mint condition,spokes are mint,and rim is perfectly straight.it looks like new.selling for $20+shipping.

FOR SALE:   Update: Pashley Roadster men's 3-speed posted by: David Takemoto-Weerts on 9/10/2004 at 10:55:40 PM
Forgot the most important part: I'm asking $500 + shipping.
The bike is located in Davis, California (near Sacramento).

   RE:FOR SALE:   Update: Pashley Roadster men's 3-speed posted by wendi on 9/14/2004 at 9:30:06 AM
I am Mr wendi,i saw your advertis. I am interested in your(Update: Pashley Roadster men's 3-speed) can i have a pic of it.If avalable pls give me your last offer for the (Update: Pashley Roadster men's 3-speed) so that my shipper will take care of the shippment of the(Update: Pashley Roadster men's 3-speed).Hope to here from u. have a nice day.
Mr wendi

FOR SALE:   Pashley Roadster men's 3-speed posted by: David Takemoto-Weerts on 9/10/2004 at 10:50:56 PM
This bike is about 4 years old but never ridden except for very brief test rides. It has been stored inside and looks brand new. See the Pashley website at: http://www.pashley.co.uk/

I can send photos upon request.

Note: the latest model Pashleys, as seen on the web site, have a few different features, but the overall look is very similar.

Frame: Traditionally lugged and brazed, individually handbuilt, 22.5".
Fork: Roadster crown, hand brazed.
Gears: Sturmey Archer 3 speed hub gear with trigger control.
Handlebar: Chrome plated raised bar on alloy / stainless steel stem.
Brakes: classic "rod-actuated" front and rear.
Saddle: padded, sprung saddle (not the original leather Brooks).
Features: Full chaincase, hand-lined enamelled fenders, ding-dong bell, kickstand, front & rear generator lights with internally-routed wiring, brazed on pump pegs on seat tube.
Color: Regency Green.

This is a classic "gentleman's" bicycle. The rod-actuated brakes, chaincase, elegant paint job, and overall appearance set it apart from most bikes seen in the US. Great commuter bike or "around town" machine. The 2003-04 Roadsters currently sell in England for 445 pounds (over $794 in US dollars).

FOR SALE:   Bowden Spacelander Reproduction posted by: Ryan on 9/9/2004 at 2:50:48 PM
White- Bowden spacelander Reproduction- Nice shape-
E-mail if interested of if you would like some pictures-