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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.
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v493/bikamper/20130629_070927_zpsfdec4cdb.jpg
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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...
  3. 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
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v493/bikamper/P6100438.jpg
    64 Dunelt Sports, fixed AW 2 speed...
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  13. From 2005 to early last year most, but not all,...

    From 2005 to early last year most, but not all, rides were on this beast.
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v493/bikamper/P9170213.jpg
    1964 Dunelt Sports, 2 speed fixed gear. Does all I ask of it....
  14. In, if I ain't gotta be someplace else.

    In, if I ain't gotta be someplace else.
  15. Thread: Bata Bikers!

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    Like badger_biker, I regret ever getting rid of...

    Like badger_biker, I regret ever getting rid of the pair I had in the early 80's. And like you noticed, Al, the fit is hit or miss and they require a bit o' thinking during the first few steps after...
  16. I used a carbide dremel bit to get the broken...

    I used a carbide dremel bit to get the broken easy-out out of the front caliper of my loathed 78 Malibu. Next step was 'Bleeder Valve Repair Kit' which did NOT include the proper tap drill, tap, or...
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    So far, I'm 0-2 on Chicago area swaps this year....

    So far, I'm 0-2 on Chicago area swaps this year. Other employer recommended venues had required attendance.
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    Fun thread. I've had some nice bikes and some...

    Fun thread.

    I've had some nice bikes and some stinkers.

    Home made mini bike, sometime back in the sixties. If you can call something with an old 8hp Wisconsin on it 'mini'. That would be a...
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    Just 6" of heavy wet crap so far.

    Just 6" of heavy wet crap so far.
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    Poll: I was 17 and a senior in high school. I'd opt for...

    I was 17 and a senior in high school. I'd opt for the Schwinn if I didn't already have a Robin Hood Lenton Sports. Having a few years with the Robin Hood under my belt(43 and counting)I'd go for the...
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    My 68 Superbe has 'em, too. Hmmm.

    My 68 Superbe has 'em, too. Hmmm.
  22. Not a road bike and not mine*, but a pretty damn...

    Not a road bike and not mine*, but a pretty damn nice example of a 'Rat Rod'.
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v493/bikamper/2013-01-21130221.jpg


    *was mine last summer but traded it for...
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    Might make Palatine if my flight back NJ isn't...

    Might make Palatine if my flight back NJ isn't late but not holding my breath.
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    Wouldn't call it pimped, more like saved from the...

    Wouldn't call it pimped, more like saved from the trash.
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v493/bikamper/DSC_0723.jpg
    No idea of the model but has Simplex drop outs.
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    The Durex arms were set up for 9mm cotters and...

    The Durex arms were set up for 9mm cotters and were slightly under sized to fit the Raleigh spindle. I drilled them to take 9.5mm cotters and reamed the big hole to fit the spindle. The real...
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