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    I'm in the process of truing today (when I get...

    I'm in the process of truing today (when I get time). It's pretty fun, I really enjoy working with the pattern of the spokes...I think I could get to like doing this. I'll make sure and post some...
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    Built my first wheel today WOOHOO!!!

    It was a lot of fun. I can't make any claims as to it's quality but it's all together and in need of truing.
  3. I have two...they're pretty cool

    I have two...they're pretty cool
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    I agree...I rather like the silver and blue color...

    I agree...I rather like the silver and blue color combo. I'm looking forward to picking it up this weekend. Who know, that set of wheels I'm building might just find there way to this bike instead of...
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    New addition to the family

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    This Silver Raleigh Sport has been sitting around unclaimed on the CL of a nearby city for about 3-4 weeks. They were asking $100 but I offered $80 and they said yes. I wasn't able to go...
  6. I think the key word there is EXTRA!

    I think the key word there is EXTRA!
  7. Going to grams would definitely grab the BC...

    Going to grams would definitely grab the BC customers :)
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    I posted this in another area but I think it...

    I posted this in another area but I think it probably should have gone here instead...

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  9. I'm pretty sure I don't have an ounce of what he...

    I'm pretty sure I don't have an ounce of what he wants...besides how I can I deprive his cousin of a nice bike? Now a corvette for an ounce...I'd DEFINITELY track that one down.
  10. Only in my town

    https://bellingham.craigslist.org/bik/4010214063.html

    I also did a screen cap just in case it gets yanked...

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    ...and ounce huh?
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    Honestly I think any stand would have been fine....

    Honestly I think any stand would have been fine. The reason I wanted one was purely the convenience of being able to work indoors during inclement weather. Given that that I set the bar so low it...
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    So after a lot of thought and looking at nearly...

    So after a lot of thought and looking at nearly every DIY truing stand option (including the Roger Musson design) I decided that I was going to purchase one. I am pretty handy with some things. I can...
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    first order of business after i clean it tomorrow

    first order of business after i clean it tomorrow
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    That's pretty much the conclusion I had come to.

    That's pretty much the conclusion I had come to.
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    Yep, I got off easy (I'm it'll catch up with me...

    Yep, I got off easy (I'm it'll catch up with me though) and yep, I plan to post pictures :)
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    I should look at those, suburban BC is closer to...

    I should look at those, suburban BC is closer to me than Seattle.
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    Boomers...every February they have month long...

    Boomers...every February they have month long "sale" where they roll back the price of all their burgers to prices from 20 years ago. It really perks up Winter.
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    My 73 Raleigh makeover

    Everyone has been so terrific with giving me advice I kinda feel like this is a group project so I thought I'd share. I have a green 23" Raleigh Sport that I am updating into a commuter. It cam to me...
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    Just an update... Put the bolt back in and...

    Just an update...

    Put the bolt back in and whacked it with a plastic mallet. That loosed the wedge but not the quill. I hit it with PB Blast and waited a bit and whacked it again. That pretty much...
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    Epic.

    Epic.
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    I live in Bellingham and the Vancouver, Seattle...

    I live in Bellingham and the Vancouver, Seattle and Bellingham CL posters all seem to suffer from bike price delusions. I have found a few deals but it's tough.
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    Yeah, it's those "deals" that always get me in...

    Yeah, it's those "deals" that always get me in trouble. :lol:
  23. I have sold a couple of things where I...

    I have sold a couple of things where I immediately turned around and bought another one. I have also done that and then remembered after I re bought the item why I sold it in the first place. That...
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    Good point, The main reason I am thinking of one...

    Good point, The main reason I am thinking of one is because I live in a spot where weather isn't exactly cooperative and I don't have may work spaces in my house (no garage or basement) so a way to...
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    Okay then, spokes and nipples ordered, the SA...

    Okay then, spokes and nipples ordered, the SA X-FDD arrived today and the rim is just sitting against the closet door in my office. I have been planning to use the upturned bike (I have a few frames...
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