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    Just stand right back up and say "I meant to do...

    Just stand right back up and say "I meant to do that".
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    My wife had a Mikado Mixte in the early eighties....

    My wife had a Mikado Mixte in the early eighties. Nice gloss black and decent enough components for the price. She gave it to my sister, who gave it back to me and I gave to a friend for his daughter...
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    No pics because this was thirty plus years ago. ...

    No pics because this was thirty plus years ago.

    I was becoming what was known as a 'Lifer' at my last job and one of the guys in our maintenance shop knew I rode bikes. He told me his Great Uncle...
  4. This followed me home yesterday. ...

    This followed me home yesterday.
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v493/bikamper/2015-07-11%2009.04.43_zpsgzcyxok0.jpg

    Gazelle built in the summer of 1974, if the serial number is to be...
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    Grant Peterson has a car?

    Grant Peterson has a car?
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    I prefer a percolator to drip, but I've used...

    I prefer a percolator to drip, but I've used both. What heats it is more interesting.

    Sometimes I've used a Trangia 28
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    1970 Schwinn Paramount track bike with a mix of...

    1970 Schwinn Paramount track bike with a mix of Campy and Cinelli. And an 84 Bianchi Nuova Alloro(sp). The only full Italian bike I ever owned. Kinda missing my Miyata CarbonTech 3000 fixed gear, too.
  8. I've recently sold or donated most of my bike...

    I've recently sold or donated most of my bike parts but I've held onto these.

    Tag Heuer Chronoprinter 505. Kinda useless without the transmitter but I like it. Has some provenance. ...
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    AT, the reflective tape on the rear wheel is a...

    AT, the reflective tape on the rear wheel is a great idea. I couldn't even tell from the first pic. What pedals are you running on the WalGoose?

    70s Gitane. Alfine 8...
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    Hey, Almost Trick, our fatties have the same...

    Hey, Almost Trick, our fatties have the same rubber. I replaced the truck inner tubes with Surly 3". Lightened the wheels up just a teeny bit. The old tires and tubes went to Working Bikes...
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    The bike bridge is slated to be replaced with a...

    The bike bridge is slated to be replaced with a nicer one in May, 2017. Which means more like mid 2018, when I should be retired and won't care anymore.:D

    Some pics.

    Fat A$$ Wally. Geared...
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    That's what I used say, AlmostTrick. Not...

    That's what I used say, AlmostTrick.

    Not giving up just yet but I'm definitely curtailing my pedaling activities for a while. The removal of the bike bridge under the I90 bridge aided in that...
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    Hey, Mike here. I haven't been on the forum in...

    Hey, Mike here. I haven't been on the forum in ages. I had a nasty spill and knee injury in June 2013 and surgery later that December. Let's just say that healing proper isn't happening. The...
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    Well, it didn't exactly come today. It did come...

    Well, it didn't exactly come today. It did come from Finland.
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    Don't know if I've lost my nerve or just gained...

    Don't know if I've lost my nerve or just gained wisdom with age.

    At 35, I hit 66mph while riding PBP in 91. All I though was, That was cool!

    At 45, while descending a hill in SE Ohio, I was...
  16. I'm right? I need to show this to my wife, she'll...

    I'm right? I need to show this to my wife, she'll never believe it.:lol:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-5UFp2dsqk
  17. I've had a 69 model since 1970. Basically a...

    I've had a 69 model since 1970. Basically a stretched Raleigh Sports frame. The Huret Allvit chainmoveroverers will do what you ask, but nothing more. The saddle is most likely a Wrights W3N, nothing...
  18. What Robbie Tunes said. Yesterday, wet wooden...

    What Robbie Tunes said.

    Yesterday, wet wooden bridge, damp leaves, and touched the front brake. Woohoo. Had my right leg bent beneath me and did splits a cheerleader would be jealous of. Ended up...
  19. Monark Rocket, 1952-ish...

    Monark Rocket, 1952-ish
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v493/bikamper/2013-05-01073259_zps66f78dcd.jpg

    The only other 'merican I have. H400 awaiting it's rebirth as who knows what....
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    Oh, the AW has all the slop they are purported to...

    Oh, the AW has all the slop they are purported to have. I don't find it too annoying as I don't skip-stop and can't track stand. The hub in the Dunelt has a sliding clutch I had machined from A2...
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    You sure about this?:twitchy: 73 Super Course,...

    You sure about this?:twitchy:

    73 Super Course, fixed FW 3 speed
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    64 Dunelt Sports, fixed AW 2 speed...
  22. I'm out. Took the grandkid roller skating for her...

    I'm out. Took the grandkid roller skating for her first time. She went down, then grandpa tripped over her and landed on his left knee, hard. Feels like ICE for the next few days.
  23. A man after my own heart. Born in raised there. ...

    A man after my own heart. Born in raised there.

    I wanted the moniker 'cheesy' when I signed on but it was already tooken.

    Saturday is coming up too fast and I haven't been on a bike since...
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    My worst was rear wheel of bike/front bumper of...

    My worst was rear wheel of bike/front bumper of car 6 years ago but that has been mentioned before. So, let's go back 53 years to 1960(was it really that long ago?)I'm riding my new to me Schwinn...
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    Since I closed my Ebay account a month ago, not a...

    Since I closed my Ebay account a month ago, not a damn thing.
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