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    You Know!? For Kids! jsharr's Avatar
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    Thank You To Wordbiker

    As many of you know, our very own Wordbiker gave my boys an old Redline Micro Mini that his son used to ride/race. It needed a bit of TLC, of which I have applied a decent amount over the last few weeks. The chain is not one I would trust mine sons to ride right now, but that is due to my lack of the correct chain break, something that I will remedy this weekend.

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    Repacked every bearing, installed new crank, chainring, brake cable, brake pads, tires, tube, tape and grips. Used a half tube of metal polish, full tube of elbow grease and a case of Budweiser.

    Thank You Wordbiker for a very selfless act.
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Chepooka StupidlyBrave's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    Thank You Wordbiker for a very selfless act.
    Nicely done!

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    Hey guyz? Guyz? Wait up!! Siu Blue Wind's Avatar
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    Good on you, WB!! That is awesome! You made a couple of little boys happy!! Well..one little one and one big one... ((hugs))
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    Please dont outsmart the censor. That is a very expensive censor and every time one of you guys outsmart it it makes someone at the home office feel bad. We dont wanna do that. So dont cleverly disguise bad words.

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    Not safe for work cyclokitty's Avatar
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    Excellent Wordbiker! And great job on fixing the bike Jsharr! The boys will have loads and loads of fun!!


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    Descends Like Avalanche HigherGround's Avatar
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    Nice job WB!
    The rider in my avatar is David Etxebarria, not me.

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    Great job WB and JS!! Nice to see it back to life looking so nice.

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    Domestic Domestique UnsafeAlpine's Avatar
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    Foo rocks. Congrats on the new bike, jsharr, and awesome of you to send it wb!

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    Meh, it was an entirely selfish act.

    Little does jsharr know, but I just used him to restore that bike. I've reported it stolen, and when he's in cuffs and I get it back it'll be good as new. MUAHAHAHAHA!!!



    Kidding. You did a great job restoring it Jeff. Tell your boys unca Wordbiker is very happy to see any young boy riding a bike, but it being your boys makes me especially happy. Have a great Thanksgiving.
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    Unique Vintage Steel cuda2k's Avatar
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    It looks better in person. Rolled over to ole Jsharr's this evening to give him a hand with the chain (though my tool was less cooperative). You won't believe what sorts of things he has in his basement...

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    Ogr8nwmypstmksnosnse pgoat's Avatar
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    nice to see some true altrusim in action

    srsly, nice job getting it safe and spiffy for your boys, Jsharr, and Wordbiker is another class act here on BF
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    Ogr8nwmypstmksnosnse pgoat's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by cuda2k View Post
    You won't believe what sorts of things he has in his basement...
    curiosity piqued
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    People whose sig line does not include a jsharr quote annoy me.

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    You Know!? For Kids! jsharr's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wordbiker View Post
    Meh, it was an entirely selfish act.

    Little does jsharr know, but I just used him to restore that bike. I've reported it stolen, and when he's in cuffs and I get it back it'll be good as new. MUAHAHAHAHA!!!



    Kidding. You did a great job restoring it Jeff. Tell your boys unca Wordbiker is very happy to see any young boy riding a bike, but it being your boys makes me especially happy. Have a great Thanksgiving.
    No good deed will go unpunished. Nice bird Word.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    I love seeing stories about successful bicycle re-homes .

    Thanks Wordbiker!

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    You Know!? For Kids! jsharr's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by pgoat View Post
    curiosity piqued
    If you can find my basement, you are allowed to keep all you can carry out by yourself in one trip.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Domestic Domestique UnsafeAlpine's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    If you can find my basement, you are allowed to keep all you can carry out by yourself in one trip.
    That sounds awesome! but I'm not really sure I need any human fingers and toes....

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