schwinn

  1. Degoragon

    1960s Schwinn bicycle rear wheel suggestions

    Well, my 24" Kulana has been giving me many a trouble, Even with greasing, the bearings are wore, and I cannot seem to keep wheels in proper alignment. The chain always digs into the rear tire, I pop tubes, plus its a bit small for a 6'2 person. It vibrates massively at speed, and I cannot get...
  2. bluck

    1957 Schwinn 99cc Predator

    -1957 Schwinn Original frame -99cc Engine only 16.5 hours driven on it -Custom made aluminum flywheel -PZ19 carb -Sportsman Flyer wide cranks and pedals -EZ-Qmattic silent transmission gearing can be adjusted just by turning pulley in or out -Custom made gas tank -Monark II HD Fork with Disc...
  3. B

    Motor kit for a 1972 schwinn collegiate 3

    I am looking for some suggestions as to which kit I should get for my schwinn. I have talked to a few people who have said that the bike might not be a good fit for a motor. The bike rides really well and has a new set of tires, the breaks work just fine, and I have not had any problems with the...
  4. Venice Motor Bikes

    New Venice~ Vintage Schwinn Boardie

    Here's one I just got the parts back from chrome & powder coating & started a test build. It's another restored 1950s Schwinn straight bar with a Sportsman Flyer tank, VMB Monark-2 fork, Felt wheels & slicks. First I'll get everything test fitted & then break it down & rebuild it with grease &...
  5. S

    The Admiral (pictures)

    Here's the 20xx Schwinn Admiral + 80cc HT. She's not the prettiest or the fastest but damn, I love this bike. Already making the lady jealous and afraid ;P admiral: Unfortunately, this is not the Admiral of yore, but a modern replica courtesy of Sprawlmart. It is, however, made of steel and...
  6. Mavaik

    Marvin

    Hello, everyone! I'm new here and figured I should show off my first (and very temperamental) first build, 'Marvin (3.0)'. He's a 2011 Schwinn DelMar with a Raw 50cc motor kit. Extras and upgrades: -Throttle/brake lever combo kit -Schwalbe Big Ben tires -Rear dual basket...
  7. B

    chopper bike? stingray vs. other

    Hi all, I am new to this forum and world of motor bikes but very excited to be joining. For my first bike, I want a cool looking chopper bike with an 66cc (80cc) motor with a budget of about $400. I am not quite sure what bike to use though... All i can find om craigslist is the schwinn...
  8. D

    Just got this from Craigslist

    just picked up this puppy for 60 bucks. Schwinn Del Mar. It has a broken rear hub but other than that its like brand new. Can anyone tell me about replacing the hub?
  9. spiderskzes

    2nd bike first 2stroke. 80s cruiser?

    Got this bike for 150. Motor hadn't been broken yet but bike had sat for 2years. Took her apart cleaned everything but the block , greased her up and replaced whatever bolts and studs I could find from ace. Started up easy but kinda ran a little rough sounded like something was clanking behind...
  10. G

    Schwinn High Timber hi speed build

    I have a schwinn High timber 26" bike with: 26 x 1.95 semi slicks 415 chain with 41t sprocket and rag joint thatsdax premium f80 engine 66cc(60 something cc) upgraded chain tensioner with a 10t sprocket off ebay nt carb, stock jet size #70, clip is in center position low profile SBP air filter...
  11. A Future Pilot

    Schwinn Clairmont 4-Stroke

    I'm finally starting a build thread for my bike! I still have a few more questions before I purchase all the parts though...I figured it'd be better to consolidate all my questions into my own build thread, instead of having them scattered about the forums :) So here are the pictures of my...
  12. M

    Hello from tempe az

    Hey everyone! My names gary> I am on my third motorized bike build since my last two were stolen. First was a happy time diamondback response, second was a gebe 32cc tanaka hardrock, now ill post the build of my schwinn ditch staton 40cc tanaka!! I ride everyday and had 4,000 miles on my gebe...
  13. M

    Schwinn cruiser 1st build white w/ black!!

    Just got finished with my 1st build. Bought a schwinn 7 spd. cruiser from walmart 100$. Ive had a used motorbike so used a couple of the good modified parts from that one. I ordered a Grubee Skyhawk gt5 n wanted to get to it so fast i payed over 100$ shipping 2 day air!! I live in southern Maine...
  14. BoDean_LP

    Started by Necessity, Now I'm addicted.

    Hello all. I'm new to the world of motorized bikes. I just want to share a little about how I got started. I lost my driver's license due to lack of insurance, so I was in need of transportation. A regular bicycle just wouldn't do, and I couldn't afford a moped. I had about $60 to spend on a...
  15. D

    OCC Stingray Chopper lights

    Anyone know of a good way to wire on a light kit? I have blinkers, tail/brake lights and headlights, as well as switch handles to activate them, but I ran into a snag with the blinkers because the handles don't make them blink, just turn them off and on, any suggestions? I can't find much about...
  16. D

    66cc Schwinn Jaguar for sale

    The bike for sale has a 66cc two stroke kit from thatsdax installed. I've had the bike for around two years but I've only ridden about 60 miles since the motor kit was installed. The motor works great and is in good condition. I modified the chain tensioner to a much more reliable sprocket...
  17. abikerider

    My Schwinn Landmark 4 stroke Stolen!

    My Schwinn Landmark 4 stroke Stolen in Sacramento, CA! Just a heads up to anyone in or near Sacramento, California. My MB was stolen yesterday around 1pm and I'm putting out an all points bulletin. Here's a picture of my ride. This is an old picture so it doesn't look exactly like the...
  18. J

    new from new york need help!

    hi guys, my name is John, i am new to the forums, and would love some needed advice from experienced builders. here's my back story. if you want to skip to helping me, (THANK YOU) just skip down. hi, i live in Syracuse new york, I'm 15, (don't act it) and have an obsession for motorsports. i...
  19. DuctTapedGoat

    Cool Vintage Bikes

    https://picasaweb.google.com/108360121893612331382/Jun102011?authkey=Gv1sRgCOSTx5m2467wUw&feat=directlink I took a trip to Caldwell (next town over) and they had some very cool old bikes, a few schwinns - a couple of them trikes, a peugeot 26", and a robin hood. I took a couple pics of the...
  20. N

    First Time Boardtracker

    I've been stalking all of you guys for a few months now trying to figure out how to build one of these board trackers. I think I am ready to go for it. I'll have to figure some stuff out along the way, but that's the fun of it, right? I just pick up my frame. A 1930's Schwinn. Beautiful bike...