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Forum: Commuting 10-07-10, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By foozle
I just changed jobs and am moving from Florida to...

I just changed jobs and am moving from Florida to Pleasanton Ca. In Florida "my commute" was from the bedroom to the other end of the house. In Pleasanton I was so looking forward to commuting to...
Forum: Northern California 09-29-10, 02:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By foozle
Thanks guys I checked his web site. This...

Thanks guys

I checked his web site. This looks like my kind of place.

The first thing will be to re-assmble and lube a '62 Raleigh Gran Sports that I just got and will use to commute to...
Forum: Northern California 09-28-10, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By foozle
Bike Shop Near Pleasanton that is good with +30 year old bikes

Hi guys,

My wife and I are moving to the Pleasanton area in two weeks. I ride mostly +30 year old bikes (n= 7 at the moment but always looking for n+1 to be the new n) I need to find a local...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-07-10, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 832
Posted By foozle
Chris, I almost drove across the state as...

Chris,

I almost drove across the state as it seemed at least worth a look. Just not sure with 'THAT GUY" if it would be what he said it would be. Glad you got it. If it cleans up wow what a deal....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-29-10, 08:27 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 12,983
Posted By foozle
I'll try this again . My clubman that I just got....

I'll try this again . My clubman that I just got. My Clubman.JPG
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-29-10, 08:25 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 12,983
Posted By foozle
nierner I hope I figure this posting of...

nierner

I hope I figure this posting of images. My 1950 Clubman which was outed here about six weeks ago on CL came from Boston (Weston) It also shows the wonderful aging patina. I am only using...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-28-10, 09:21 AM
Replies: 35,988
Views: 3,686,771
Posted By foozle
Noglider Warning if you go inside Rt 128...

Noglider

Warning if you go inside Rt 128 in the Boston area you won't come back with just one bike. I drove up from Florida two weeks ago to pick up the Raleigh Clubman that was outed here. The...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 04-27-10, 11:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 556
Posted By foozle
Hi Jon Nice frame! The value depends of...

Hi Jon

Nice frame! The value depends of course on who is bidding. The Super Lenton, I almost bought even though the shipping costs were similar to the frame price. I liked everything about it...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-21-10, 06:05 AM
Replies: 35,988
Views: 3,686,771
Posted By foozle
Is the Carlton safe to rebuild up? It is close by...

Is the Carlton safe to rebuild up? It is close by to me but reading the description which seems reasonably honest its got me spooked.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-30-10, 03:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,208
Posted By foozle
Cost for Shipping bike from UK to US

There is a bike or two on Ebay in the UK the listed shipping charge by ebay calculator is $499 ! Does anyone have any experience with obtain an old bike via ebay from the UK to the US?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-21-10, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 889
Posted By foozle
I have Honjos and VO's to me they finish off a...

I have Honjos and VO's to me they finish off a bike as well as add function in rain. But they are not the easiest items to add on a bike especially if you also run wide tires. My VO's are 45mm but my...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-21-10, 04:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,935
Posted By foozle
Nice Pick up. I thought about it. Glad to see the...

Nice Pick up. I thought about it. Glad to see the pictures. Did you go expecting to buy or did you open the holster and pull the trigger after seeing it?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-21-10, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By foozle
Robatsu Having moved to Japan and back, I...

Robatsu

Having moved to Japan and back, I would look for a Japanese company. In Japan they were incredible in the care they took. In the US they were not as good but they were trained better...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-16-10, 06:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 482
Posted By foozle
Enjoy Japan. We just moved back from Tokyo a few...

Enjoy Japan. We just moved back from Tokyo a few months ago. Neither my wife or I are Japanese. She just went back to see friends and I will go over the end of the month on business.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-14-10, 05:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,281
Posted By foozle
Joe Keep us up to date if you can get long...

Joe

Keep us up to date if you can get long reach brakes to work. I have exactly the same frame/same color which is one of my projects to build out this year as a long distance day or multi-day...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-11-10, 07:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 598
Posted By foozle
Robtown My wife is in Tokyo for 10 days....

Robtown

My wife is in Tokyo for 10 days. Every e-mail from her starts with "don't tell me you've bought another bike!" So I guess I won't if I do. Just haven't seen the one to pull the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-11-10, 07:54 PM
Replies: 35,988
Views: 3,686,771
Posted By foozle
Guys Do you know what this bike is? ...

Guys

Do you know what this bike is?
http://fortmyers.craigslist.org/lee/bik/1639629907.html
http://images.craigslist.org/3nc3m13pc5T35Pa5Raa3b62d518ed95cc19be.jpg...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 03-08-10, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,003
Posted By foozle
I just moved to Ft. Myers this year and am...

I just moved to Ft. Myers this year and am thinking about riding as well. I ride around 250 miles a week all very flat. I know Florida does not have mountains but how hilly will it be? I ask because...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-27-10, 09:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,362
Posted By foozle
I have a subscription to Rouleur ( excellent...

I have a subscription to Rouleur ( excellent photos and writing) Also another well written magazine from the UK is The Ride www.theridejournal.com. Its very hard to find. The first issue you can...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-22-10, 06:38 AM
Replies: 11,215
Views: 1,012,991
Posted By foozle
Beautiful Bike. I have rebuilt a '71 Schwinn...

Beautiful Bike. I have rebuilt a '71 Schwinn World Traveler into a touring single speed. All cleaned up well and the new stuff went together well. Except the fenders were a lot of work. I also had...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-16-10, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By foozle
Beech Do you put a clear coat of nail...

Beech

Do you put a clear coat of nail polish over the touch up areas?
Forum: Southeast 02-11-10, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,162
Posted By foozle
Hey thanks for the heads up. This looks just what...

Hey thanks for the heads up. This looks just what I am look for to test out my '73 Paramount. I am new to Florida as well
Forum: Touring 02-09-10, 06:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,284
Posted By foozle
Like everyone thank you for sharing. Can not...

Like everyone thank you for sharing. Can not wait to hear more about the trip.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-04-10, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By foozle
cpopma I think building a frame might be a...

cpopma

I think building a frame might be a bit much like everyone else. I would suggest a more appropriate way is to either buy a new frame or even on Craig's List a steel frame that might be...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-29-10, 03:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,396
Posted By foozle
Dawes-Man Sorry we never met. My wife and...

Dawes-Man

Sorry we never met. My wife and I just moved back to the States from Tokyo a few months ago. What a great place to bike. Is the Bianchi nut's shop in Naka-Meguro ? There is a small...
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