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    Back in 1979 I was given a Univega Viva Sport as...

    Back in 1979 I was given a Univega Viva Sport as a graduation present. First really good bike I'd ever ridden. It was a revelation. I bought a crank puller that summer. not sure why that was the...
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    This looks like a crappy version of the...

    This looks like a crappy version of the craptastic GMC Denali. I have serious doubts about it's racing credetials and it's 22 lb weight

    21 Speed Shimano Aluminum ROAD BIKE 54cm 22LBS ONLY

    21...
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    Sometimes, when a cute girl tries to look sexy...

    Sometimes, when a cute girl tries to look sexy they end up like this. Looks like she's grimacing because there's something unpleasant up her but.
  4. Heard the same thing. The previous owner used a...

    Heard the same thing. The previous owner used a 38 tooth. My plan is to gear so that I have 2 low gears, one all around cruising gear, and a tailwind or downhill gear.
  5. That was a good part of the problem. The flat...

    That was a good part of the problem. The flat bars looked good. The front had a floppy feel to it, and the bike felt heavy and awkward. It was never going to be what I wanted. Might have been the...
  6. Where are you located? If the OP wants a girl...

    Where are you located? If the OP wants a girl bike, I'd like another 3 speed.
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    I use Moly D bearing grease. One small tub has...

    I use Moly D bearing grease. One small tub has lasted for years of bike flipping. Do not use white grease, it turns gummy in a year or so.
  8. I have an'85 Stumpjumper frame & fork that's too...

    I have an'85 Stumpjumper frame & fork that's too pretty to hide. Like what you did with the Fat Chance. The Stumpy has 126mm rear spacing, just about the same as the Sturmey-Archer 3 speed coaster...
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    Somebody is not legit. The one I posted looks...

    Somebody is not legit. The one I posted looks more plausible. Anyone else?
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    Here's another for sale that looks legit. No...

    Here's another for sale that looks legit. No more new bids for our eBay friend-?

    Vintage Rennrad Colnago Mexico 72 Oro Record Gold Edition 24K in Bayern - Augsburg | Herrenfahrrad gebraucht...
  11. In 2011 had a sandblast and powdercoat done for...

    In 2011 had a sandblast and powdercoat done for $115. The guy was experienced with bicycles, masked everything perfectly.
  12. Some pictures of the whole bike?

    Some pictures of the whole bike?
  13. Here you go: * * * * * *1983 - 26" Murray Bike...

    Here you go:

    * * * * * *1983 - 26" Murray Bike - 3 speed - * * * * *

    1983 - 26" Murray Bike - 3 speed - * * * * * - $70 (apple valley) ...
  14. I'm a fan of three speeds. They are becoming...

    I'm a fan of three speeds. They are becoming rare to see for sale. There's a few on Craigslist right now. Had a guy make the drive from Venice to Costa Mesa to pick up my Free Spirit 3 speed. And...
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    Worst bike idea ever? FIXIE MOTORIZED BIKE...

    Worst bike idea ever?

    FIXIE MOTORIZED BIKE

    FIXIE MOTORIZED BIKE - $550 (rancho cucamonga) http://images.craigslist.org/00101_iwxq5GwBJrY_600x450.jpg...
  16. I'm a sucker for railroad stuff, American Baroque...

    I'm a sucker for railroad stuff, American Baroque cruisers, and custom bikes. Check out the Alt Bikes section. Not suggesting you move this post, but maybe cross post.
  17. If racial profiling was applied equally, us...

    If racial profiling was applied equally, us middle-aged white guys wouldn't be allowed around crowds
  18. I appreciate pretty but performance-compromised...

    I appreciate pretty but performance-compromised bikes. The rider has to understand what they have. Some are just not fun to ride more than a few miles. These bikes can get relegated to the back of...
  19. Great idea. Another expensive thing to get...

    Great idea. Another expensive thing to get stolen in an ambush. Works on TV, truly doth sucketh in real life.
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    Kick the kid in the nuts, then apologize. Next...

    Kick the kid in the nuts, then apologize. Next guy he steals from may be armed and angry.
  21. I remember the Sears bikes with a disc brake. ...

    I remember the Sears bikes with a disc brake. Did nothing toward stopping the bike, weighed as much as the rest of the bike. Cheap ten speeds could be dreadful things
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    It's 3 better than an MB3. How did they come up...

    It's 3 better than an MB3. How did they come up with MB3?

    I flipped one of those. It was a nice daily rider. For the right price someone will be happy.
  23. Agreed. I have an '82 Univega Gran Turismo...

    Agreed. I have an '82 Univega Gran Turismo that's a pure joy to ride. Not nimble, a bit heavy, but a joy to just ride.
    http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e234/djbower/GranTurismo003.jpg


    You...
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    For $6,500, I'd like some decent pictures. Might...

    For $6,500, I'd like some decent pictures. Might want to actually take the time to have the chain go over the sprockets instead of flopping loosely.

    17k investment Time Rxrs Ulteam limited Ed...
  25. Thread: The jerk

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    Think I've seen you before. I was riding my...

    Think I've seen you before. I was riding my bright green Specialized FSR & saw a guy on a very nice vintage road bike.

    And don't block the trail. You are betting on riders on laden cruisers...
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