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  1. I read somewhere that people also use this in their....

    ,,,ultra sonic cleaning devices. Posters said it works better than other brands. I've always used dishwashing dertergent and water to clean grease from my hands, but not Dawn. Going to try it.
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    Western Union BIke Delivery Man

    Interesting interview with one of the few remaining who delivered Wester Union telegrams by bike.

    Ray Elfner recalls delivering Western Union telegrams in Depression-era Red Lion - The York...
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    Thanks for posting

    I have a similar hub on a bike I've been unable to date....this should help.
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    Think I'm going with this.....Thanks all. ...

    Think I'm going with this.....Thanks all. Ironically, 10 minutes after my post someone stopped by and bought the knee toe equipped bike!
    Now I have no knee toes!
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    Pronunciation Question of the Day!

    How do you pronounce NITTO? Just put a NITTO stem and bar on a bike, someone asked me about them, and I said they were:

    1. Knit toe

    2. Nye toe

    3. ???

    Thank you in advance for the answer...
  6. Lock looks period and I wouldn't cut it off....

    Drill out rivets to release cable. Paint the body of the lock and let the plate sit in some oxalic acid for a while and see what happens. MIght look nice buffed out and shiny. When done you can...
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    Walmart

    Oh, you mean actual bicycles? Sorry, my bad. Nevermind.
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    Like our Breezers

    Don't know much about mountain bikes, but the Breezer Hybrids my wife and I own (purchased 2009 "leftover" Taiwan made models with no suspension in 2011) have been trouble free. After three thousand...
  9. Wheeeew! Thanks for that post

    I just purchased a yellow jersey (nothing on it....plain bright yellow) because A. It was the only one they had that fit me properly B. It really is high vis and I ride mostly on public streets
    ...
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    Tire tread replacement?

    He also does tire tread replacement. Any of you had your tire tread replaced? How does he do that?
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    I posted this photo before

    I had to use a Wald super size basket 'cause Lucky Dog weighs a bit over 20 lbs. and I wanted something more secure than a non-metal basket. Struts on the Wald mount on an axel but with QR axel, I...
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    Not unobtrusive but neither were the originals....

    ...so here you go: The Bicycle Safari: How to make a retro LED bike light
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    Gotta love those yard sales for bargains....

    Gotta love those yard sales for bargains. Stupidly I neglected to ask if they had any other bikes for sale. Fuji is a "ladies" model and my guess is that her partner rode a 27" wheel steed.
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    So you're saying the missing piece is a mirror...

    So you're saying the missing piece is a mirror image but with a hole to fit over the stud? Sounds like an interesting and perhaps usable emergency tool when far away from the stable. Anybody got...
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    Have not seen one of these before!

    Tool kit came in a seat bag on a bike I recently purchased. Tire “irons” have open/closed wrench fittings,
    Some tools are marked Mayfac but others are not. Could have been added to basic set but...
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    Thanks for the imput Damian

    I can use the brakes for a Frankenbike project I have in mind, and can sell off the tires and wheels, but I have seen too many "collectable" bikes ruined by an uninformed owner. I didn't think this...
  17. I always thought you needed...

    ....a French sized tube for Pugs?????:lol:
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    95 looks and no replies?

    I know little about bmx bikes, but I bought this one at a yard sale because it was: 1. Cheap, and 2. had decent components. Most other Hufffy's I see at yard sales and flea markets are walmart...
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    What's goin' on with this Huffy???

    Tectro Brakes, aluminum seat post, very thick axels, reinforced down tube, Alex rims??? Obviously repainted so I can't determine what model and typically Huffy it's heavy. I know virtually nothing...
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    Thank you!!!! From a man with over 17000 posts I...

    Thank you!!!! From a man with over 17000 posts I feel honored!!!!:)
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    Tried to find the thread about the Harbor Freight chainbreaker modified to ,,,,

    ... cotter press but was unsucessful. Anyway, until I made mine I was 0 for 8 getting those little mosters from hell out. Since making the tool I'm 4 for 4. I know it won't work in all cases, but...
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    Been there, done that!!

    Works good for wires and other lightly stressed parts. I tape the wire to the frame, put a dab of silicon in various locations. Remove tape when slicon is dry. Had a fender that rattled where it...
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    Below is a list of my favorite Alec Baldwin...

    Below is a list of my favorite Alec Baldwin films:








    Alec if you are reading this, you truly are a tool! (Note: This is not the title of an Alec Baldwin film)
  24. Thread: Show me your cat

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    Cats are independent and do nothing but lay...

    Cats are independent and do nothing but lay around and get fur on everything........Yeah, right!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    P.S. I'd probably have numerous cats if my wife wasn't alergic! Woe is me!
  25. Acapella from the 50's anyone?

    Grew up in the Phila area in the 50's/60's and loved street music. Still do. Groups like the Nutmegs, Zircons, and most recently, Cool Change from the movie Bronx Tale were and still are my...
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