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    Bicycle Repair Man !!! Sixty Fiver's Avatar
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    My new office... :)

    Still working on tidying the yard o' bikes...


    Our bike trailers...


    The main tool bench and drawers...


    A view of the shop...


    Another view...


    My workspace... and where I park my bike.


    Our old Hozan truing stand.. it scares the newbs but I like it.

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    Sweet! Which I were there.
    I'm just a Christian guy looking to get some good air- I'm ChristAir.

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    Hey, sometimes ya gotta shake hands with your feelings....in your case, it's gonna be a long handshake....:D

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    so you work on cars, I take it.
    "Don't give up, don't ever give up" jimmyv

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    Oooo! Nice and roomy! Congrats on the new office!

    Which Park work stands are those by the way?
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    Bicycle Repair Man !!! Sixty Fiver's Avatar
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    SIU - We have quite a few models of Park stands from the collapsible PCS 9's(we do a lot of off site repair clinics), quite a few PRS 3's, a much older Park stand that I don't know the model number of and a Park PRS4W wall mounted stand. All in all I think we have 7 or 8 and they are most often all full when the shop is open.

    We are probably one of the oldest and best equipped bike co-ops in North America and have every tool imaginable... there are some things that are mechanic only that we keep stored upstairs in the office / lounge like precision measuring tools, taps, dies, facing tools, etc.

    Our stock of old parts is fairly immense and our parts room is filled to the brim with all kinds of cool stuff from modern parts to things that go back to the 30's and 40's... I had no trouble finding a wheel for my old Rudge today.

    We go to our summer hours next Monday and will be open 7 days and 2 nights a week just so we can keep up with the work... besides being our shop it is a major social hub for cyclists here.

    So... they are actually going to pay me to work on bikes.

    Somebody pinch me.


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    Awesome! Looks like a good space.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sixty Fiver View Post

    Somebody pinch me.

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    Bicycle Repair Man !!! Sixty Fiver's Avatar
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    Thanks Siu.

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    I just stumbled across this thread. Wow. What a space, I need to drop by one of these days for a few lessons!
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    looks Great.
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    Nice!
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Holy zombie thread...

    I still volunteer at the co-op when the body allows and it is looking better than ever... and damn I miss that old Rudge sometimes.

    My new shop is a little smaller and a little more crowded but it is only 32 steps from my back door.



    And if anyone wonders about that Celeste frame in this picture... it found a new home.


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    So you're that guy that does all the fixie conversions on craigslist, eh?

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    How much for the white one with the panniers?
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    I would happily work on bikes at either of those spaces...
    May you live long, live strong, and live happy!

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    The white Trek belongs to the mechanic...

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    Quote Originally Posted by alicestrong View Post
    I would happily work on bikes at either of those spaces...
    Would love to have you here...

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    I like working in both spaces... the co-op tends to get insanely busy and I am usually helping customers and coaching our volunteers while my shop is a peaceful little place where there is usually a little jazz on the radio and coffee is at the ready.

    Unless I am working on French bikes... that usually involves hammering and swearing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sixty Fiver View Post
    Unless I am working on French bikes... that usually involves hammering and swearing.
    Ain't that the truth.

    What's the bar /hood combo hanging from the rafters?
    Strike like an eagle and sacrifice the dove.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    This pic looks just like me. Without the crustacean.
    "harder" is not a very good safeword.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sixty Fiver View Post
    The white Trek belongs to the mechanic...
    SO HOW MUCH FOR THE WHITE ONE WITH THE PANNIERS??? Okay fine. WITHOUT panniers then. Sheesh.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    SO HOW MUCH FOR THE WHITE ONE WITH THE PANNIERS??? Okay fine. WITHOUT panniers then. Sheesh.
    $3.50
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    Words and Stuff.

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    Well, that's not bad. Makes an inexpensive present for your GF, Dan.
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    Bicycle Repair Man !!! Sixty Fiver's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dannihilator View Post
    $3.50
    As Bob Barker would say... higher.

    What are hand built touring wheels and NOS XTR 8 speed bits worth these days ?



    You know that now you will have to find Siu a white bike in a 50-52 cm frame now... my Trek is probably a little too tall for her.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dannihilator View Post
    Ain't that the truth.

    What's the bar /hood combo hanging from the rafters?
    What bar and hood combo ?

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