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    My childhood buddy had a Senator Stingray...

    My childhood buddy had a Senator Stingray knock-off. It was decent enough, but he always insisted it was better than a Schwinn
  2. Fork's bent.

    Fork's bent.
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    Optimist of the week: Vintage IDEALE leather...

    Optimist of the week:

    Vintage IDEALE leather saddle - $300 (Costa Mesa ) http://images.craigslist.org/00M0M_aW4rP9V6RIW_600x450.jpg
  4. One of the pertiest derailleurs: ...

    One of the pertiest derailleurs:

    http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e234/djbower/SuperStrada9_zpsacf07408.jpg
  5. I picked up an MB6 a few years ago. Bottom of...

    I picked up an MB6 a few years ago. Bottom of the totem pole, but a surprisingly nice bike. When I sold it, the one guy who knew bikes kept telling the purchaser "shut up about the paint, just buy...
  6. The English three-speed is still a smart design. ...

    The English three-speed is still a smart design. I gave away a '59 Hercules and regret it.
  7. The Gran Turismo is a heavy touring bike with...

    The Gran Turismo is a heavy touring bike with stable handling. If it's stock, the components are decent. The Italvega would be a good fixie/single speed conversion
  8. I own and ride a Univega Gran Turismo of about...

    I own and ride a Univega Gran Turismo of about the same vintage. It's a great all-around bike, definitely a keeper. Mine's an '82, yours looks to be 2-3 years older. The '82 has cantilever brakes....
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    Video cameras have made an entire generation...

    Video cameras have made an entire generation stupider
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    It broke from braking?

    It broke from braking?
  11. Paid $40 for this heap of a 1982 Univega Gran...

    Paid $40 for this heap of a 1982 Univega Gran Turismo.

    http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e234/djbower/6-6UnivegaandSchwinn008.jpg

    About $250 later I ended up with this:
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    I found a Murray 10 speed set out with the trash....

    I found a Murray 10 speed set out with the trash. I left it there. No significant selling value, no parts worth stripping.
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    This is a single car garage dungeon. Haven't had...

    This is a single car garage dungeon. Haven't had a car in there for 25 years. I can walk to the back, but it's an exercise in Tai Chi
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  14. 1) Schwinn Stingray Loved it. Broke the frame...

    1) Schwinn Stingray Loved it. Broke the frame when I was 14 inventing BMX

    2) Schwinn Varsity The brakes never really worked, the shifting never was right, but it was an honest bike. ...
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    My American Eagle has a Shimano 333 coaster brake...

    My American Eagle has a Shimano 333 coaster brake hub. Has a weird knock in it when you back pedal hard.
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    None other than Flying Merkel 419393

    None other than Flying Merkel

    419393
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    Well you should be proud!

    Well you should be proud!
  18. Between three: 1) Surly Crosscheck 2) Rigid...

    Between three:

    1) Surly Crosscheck

    2) Rigid Mountain bike. Loving my Shogun Prairie Breaker.

    3)My Univega Gran Turismo. It can take the dirt trail short cuts no problem
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    I'm selling a knife with a broken blade & missing...

    I'm selling a knife with a broken blade & missing handle:

    1986 Peugot Canyon Express - $60 (garden grove)

    have a peugot canyon...
  20. Paint splatter? 418708

    Paint splatter?

    418708
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    Optimist of the week: Two Schwinn bikes for...

    Optimist of the week:

    Two Schwinn bikes for parts or restoration

    Two Schwinn bikes for parts or restoration - $145 ...
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    I have a Peugeot mixte sitting in my garage right...

    I have a Peugeot mixte sitting in my garage right now waiting refurb and a Raleigh in the shed waiting for 27" rims to appear.
  23. Thread: flippers

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    I'm a small time flipper. Some bikes get torn...

    I'm a small time flipper. Some bikes get torn down to bare frame and completely rebuilt, tuned, test-ridden and tweaked again. Others get the bare minimum. Some flips get ridden until I'm tired of...
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    Had the same thing happen years ago. The seller...

    Had the same thing happen years ago. The seller re-shipped it. The seller in the OP's case should refund everything or re-ship.
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    Amazing coincidence. I picked up a World Sport a...

    Amazing coincidence. I picked up a World Sport a few weeks ago. It had been converted into an upright style bike with a huge sprung seat & a set of wide beach cruiser bars. Just finished...
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