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Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-25-10, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11,748
Views: 1,875,661
Posted By mishmashmusic
Not really in the "vintage" category, but today I...

Not really in the "vintage" category, but today I found a Blackburn Fluidtrainer for $5 at the thrifts. It appears to be in excellent shape... I almost fell over when I found it.
Forum: Mountain Bike Marketplace 03-22-10, 08:52 PM
Replies: 173
Sticky Trade Thread
Views: 23,382
Posted By mishmashmusic
Have: Shimano MTB Shoes - GONE Azonic...

Have:

Shimano MTB Shoes - GONE
Azonic Shorts - Size 44" waist - very clean, like new
http://img718.imageshack.us/img718/1351/azonicshortsweb.jpg

Wanted:
MTB threadless suspension fork in...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-17-10, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11,748
Views: 1,875,661
Posted By mishmashmusic
I don't suppose it does anything with rust?

I don't suppose it does anything with rust?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-17-10, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11,748
Views: 1,875,661
Posted By mishmashmusic
This stuff?...

This stuff? http://www.clean-rite.com/products.htm
What does it do, and how long do you let it soak?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-09-10, 03:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,291
Posted By mishmashmusic
That ticks me off more than anything, as the item...

That ticks me off more than anything, as the item in question has usually not been assessed for condition. They see XYZ selling for $150 on eBay, so they put that price on it no matter what...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-09-10, 06:42 AM
Replies: 11,748
Views: 1,875,661
Posted By mishmashmusic
Picked up a Free Spirit Pinnacle for $12 @...

Picked up a Free Spirit Pinnacle for $12 @ Goodwill. It's my size, so I'll probably keep it after I fix it up. I have another road bike that is too big for me, so I'll probably use that one for...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-22-10, 08:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,140
Posted By mishmashmusic
Mine fits in my saddle bag. It's kinda tight,...

Mine fits in my saddle bag. It's kinda tight, but it fits. It probably wouldn't fit in a smaller bag.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-17-10, 09:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,140
Posted By mishmashmusic
I use a VAR lever. Not sure where you can still...

I use a VAR lever. Not sure where you can still get them.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-15-10, 05:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,025
Posted By mishmashmusic
Well that's a relief! Thanks!

Well that's a relief! Thanks!
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-14-10, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,025
Posted By mishmashmusic
so my next question would be, is this fixable?

so my next question would be, is this fixable?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-14-10, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,025
Posted By mishmashmusic
I was afraid of that. It's weird, because it's...

I was afraid of that. It's weird, because it's such a smooth bend, it almost looks like it was on purpose.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-14-10, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,025
Posted By mishmashmusic
1995 Schwinn Moab .3 -- is this bend supposed to be there?

Just picked this up and I'm overhauling it. There's a bend in the chainstay that looks like it is supposed to be there, but I'm not sure. The only reason I ask is because there are a few funky...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-06-09, 06:17 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,852
Posted By mishmashmusic
When I was a kid (under 16), I rode my bike...

When I was a kid (under 16), I rode my bike everywhere, and like you guys, my parents weren't worried about where I was for hours at a time.

But I distinctly remember it being very uncool to ride...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-04-09, 06:07 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,718
Posted By mishmashmusic
"...yeah, but you won't use it, you'll just work...

"...yeah, but you won't use it, you'll just work on it and talk about it."

Man, does that sound way too familiar... ;)
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-02-09, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 346
Posted By mishmashmusic
Sounds like you need new chain and/or freewheel. ...

Sounds like you need new chain and/or freewheel. Try it with a new chain first, and if it still does it then you need a freewheel, too --- and possibly chainrings as mentioned above. Even one bad...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-22-09, 03:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 817
Posted By mishmashmusic
As long as you're going through all this trouble,...

As long as you're going through all this trouble, I'd put a new chain on...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-22-09, 06:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By mishmashmusic
Yes, I also have the Park tool and it is simple...

Yes, I also have the Park tool and it is simple to use, takes just a few seconds to get a crank off...
Forum: Road Bike Marketplace 09-21-09, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3,374
Views: 308,751
Posted By mishmashmusic
Have: Cannondale neoprene shoe booties (zip up...

Have:
Cannondale neoprene shoe booties (zip up in back), black, size 41-43, like new, excellent condition.

Want:
Decent floor pump, or M-sized jersey in good condition.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-21-09, 11:32 AM
Replies: 15,327
Views: 4,793,211
Posted By mishmashmusic
Have: Cannondale neoprene shoe booties (zip up...

Have:
Cannondale neoprene shoe booties (zip up in back), black, size 41-43, like new, excellent condition.

Want:
Decent floor pump, or M-sized jersey in good condition.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-13-09, 08:36 PM
Replies: 15,327
Views: 4,793,211
Posted By mishmashmusic
GONE! ...

GONE!

http://img200.imageshack.us/img200/3603/adidasshoes1.jpg
Forum: Mountain Bike Marketplace 09-13-09, 08:09 PM
Replies: 173
Sticky Trade Thread
Views: 23,382
Posted By mishmashmusic
GONE! ...

GONE!

http://img200.imageshack.us/img200/3603/adidasshoes1.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-07-09, 08:46 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,981
Posted By mishmashmusic
At the moment: 1 road 2 mountain 1 hybrid ...

At the moment:
1 road
2 mountain
1 hybrid
1 road junker waiting to be redone
various frames sitting around
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-05-09, 03:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 532
Posted By mishmashmusic
Post ads locally (newspaper, bulletin boards,...

Post ads locally (newspaper, bulletin boards, craigslist, etc), go to yard sales, tell all your friends & coworkers, go to thrift stores. Keep looking and be persistent, something is bound to show...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-18-09, 12:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,321
Posted By mishmashmusic
That's how I pronounce it, although the only...

That's how I pronounce it, although the only exposure I've had to Italian is from classic foreign films :)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-12-09, 02:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,099
Posted By mishmashmusic
I would try a hair dryer first, if only to avoid...

I would try a hair dryer first, if only to avoid the mess of Goo Gone, etc.
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