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    My brother was working on his track bike up on...

    My brother was working on his track bike up on the stand in my garage one day. I was just watching and BS'ing with him, and absently fiddling with the pedals. An errant finger got sucked in and did...
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    Never thought of it like that, huummmm, but yes...

    Never thought of it like that, huummmm, but yes that would describe it.
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    I'm at work now but later I will take some...

    I'm at work now but later I will take some pictures of what I built in my garage. Nothing fancy, but I do have a "pull-out" bench that I can double my work space or slide back in when not in use. It...
  4. I've got a couple of "Townies" in the garage now....

    I've got a couple of "Townies" in the garage now.

    My Cruiser, '74 LeTour. The only thing original is the frame and fork, because that is all the CL seller had. Just a simple 7 speed with dual...
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    I will not pity any salmon who shall cross my...

    I will not pity any salmon who shall cross my path.

    I am picturing a head-on collision between a Ford F150 and a Mini Cooper
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    Just as I suspected, those IGH's and drum brakes...

    Just as I suspected, those IGH's and drum brakes are heavy.



    That works out to a 6 mm smaller radius, I think I still have about that much room to play with on the caliper.

    On a side note. I...
  7. I believe there is a time for certain things to...

    I believe there is a time for certain things to go from being C&V to trash. It sounds as if the freewheel has ventured into this realm and probably the wheel as well. An early 80's rear wheel, is it...
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    Thanks for the feedback. I followed up a little...

    Thanks for the feedback. I followed up a little and decided that it is more money than I want to sink into this beast. I will just get a basic mtn bike wheel set with a SS and coaster brake to...
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    Aren't the 7/8 speed IGH's with drum brake kind...

    Aren't the 7/8 speed IGH's with drum brake kind of heavy? :rolleyes:

    I don't want to say price is no option, but will this type of IGH be "rugged" enough for a heavy-weight tandem? I have not had...
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    IGH Questions/Suggestions

    Anyone up for a little brainstorming?

    I recently acquired a '64 Schwinn Twin and I am considering going with some sort of IGH with coaster brake hub. Does anyone know of one that could take the...
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    [img]http://i246.photobucket.com/albums/gg93/reale...

    [img]http://i246.photobucket.com/albums/gg93/realestvin7/Bikes/Bike%20Parts%202/DSC08303.jpg[img]


    Looks about right to open a beer bottle in a pinch
  12. You have quite the makings of an interesting...

    You have quite the makings of an interesting project there. Co-mingle those horses onto that tandem frame, OH MY!
  13. Yea, the blast and PC was more in jest. But I am...

    Yea, the blast and PC was more in jest. But I am considering a repaint, when just brushing/rubbing away some dirt some old paint was coming off pretty easily.

    I will put some money into getting...
  14. Look what the cat dragged in, 1964 Schwinn Twin

    Recently I have had pretty good success in keeping the bike collecting jones under control. Actually I have thinned the herd a little and have been getting some riding and family time in.

    Then...
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    Not ridiculous IMO, it's Craigslist afterall, you...

    Not ridiculous IMO, it's Craigslist afterall, you are supposed to haggle a bit. For someone looking to flip it they won't make anything off it, but you sound like someone looking for something to...
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    Your about my height, the first one, 21" frame...

    Your about my height, the first one, 21" frame should be a good starting point. The second one, 27" frame, umm, maybe if you like to ride while wearing a cup.

    The rear brake cable looped, ehhh,...
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    Google Map It, most of the roads out of there are...

    Google Map It, most of the roads out of there are bike friendly, as long as you are a safe rider. I googled "Chestnut Hill" it looks to be in the Carmel Mnt/Sabre Springs area (fancy names for the...
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    you guys are killing me, I guess I will spare you...

    you guys are killing me, I guess I will spare you the epicness of the schweeet varsity i'm gonna put on the block.

    Auchen, yea the ergo bars are not my favorite, but I got a pretty good deal on...
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    BD, I could use an .833 stem. If your up for a...

    BD, I could use an .833 stem. If your up for a trade? I have a couple of "regular sized" stems for a swap.
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    Needing to thin the herd - '82 Miyata 610

    Sadly I need to thin the herd, a few were easy choices, but the hard decision came down to this one here, and I still haven't made a final decision yet. I'm trying get an approximate valuation from...
  21. Thread: I blame you

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    I've managed to purge two bikes recently, so I'm...

    I've managed to purge two bikes recently, so I'm down to 4 bikes for me and 1 each for the son, daughter, and wife in the garage.

    Although the boy was hinting at wanting a road bike this last...
  22. Face it J, you miss Bob's biannual email telling...

    Face it J, you miss Bob's biannual email telling us to be careful because it is darker in the morning/evening depending on whether we spring forward or fall back.
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    Good to hear they were quick to fix their...

    Good to hear they were quick to fix their mistake.

    I've never had a problem with them, plus they provide the extra bonus of teaching patience.
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    While I understand not wanting to mess with the...

    While I understand not wanting to mess with the frame, using a brake hone to take the thickness down 0.1 mm is not what I would consider a modification but more as preventative maintenance to avoid a...
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    OT, Chris did you see that the longtime plans...

    OT,

    Chris did you see that the longtime plans to develop a hotel on that lot near the Cardiff sign finally got shot down. The latest is to just make a little park/extension of the San Elijo...
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