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    I went to Newton to a shop who the owner has made...

    I went to Newton to a shop who the owner has made the basement a salvage yard of sorts in search of parts for a Sears three speed that I am working on. The pictures don't do this place justice.
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    Well, my not so little girl had a Girl Scout...

    Well, my not so little girl had a Girl Scout thing in the big city of Salina, so Mom and I went riding around and exploring while my truck was in for an alignment at a nearby tire shop. After picking...
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    Most all of my cruisers start out stock 44 tooth...

    Most all of my cruisers start out stock 44 tooth front, 18 rear. That's unless you are running a skiptooth. If I have difficulty climbing with some of my heavyweights (60+pounds), I just gear down...
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    do you happen to have a picture of that original...

    do you happen to have a picture of that original seat that you could post please?
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    Bicyclridr4life: Yes I was making pedal tracks...

    Bicyclridr4life: Yes I was making pedal tracks later on. It was not fun. I wiped out three times going down a hill because of pedal tracks and extreme slickness. Bleah.

    StephenH, I am not too...
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    Thanks shop4man, I haven't decided what I want to...

    Thanks shop4man, I haven't decided what I want to do yet with that bike other than put some bars and a seat on it, and ride! Our weather has been warmer this week, and my morning commute has been...
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    So I haven't done much riding other than to and...

    So I haven't done much riding other than to and from work, however I did come across another ride to add to my collection:...
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    This is what I found at our "local" Automobile...

    This is what I found at our "local" Automobile swap.meet this weekend.
    http://i1199.photobucket.com/albums/aa477/Iron-Horse/IMG_0424_zps8ad94e35.jpg...
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    This ride....

    This is what my commute looked like this morning.362913362914 the ride home was even more fun. Had around a foot of snow. More expected later this week. Yipee!
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    As cheap as I can get em! Seriously I would think...

    As cheap as I can get em! Seriously I would think that $250 range would be about right. Please bear in mind that is based on just your generalized photos plus no description. It could be worth more...
  11. Thread: JC Higgins

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    That's a really nice bike. Are you buying or...

    That's a really nice bike. Are you buying or selling?
  12. Why don't you just reupholster it with extra...

    Why don't you just reupholster it with extra padding. That's what I did. feels much better than stock.
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    Have you looked at bikeflights.com? I have not...

    Have you looked at bikeflights.com? I have not tried it myself, but have read good things about it by those who have. Good luck!
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    aluminum vs steel or anything else is mostly...

    aluminum vs steel or anything else is mostly irrelevant where cruisers are concerned in my opinion. simply swap rear cogs or install a shimano three speed. The rear cog is the easiest and the...
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    Ilikebikes, naw, I have actually started slowing...

    Ilikebikes, naw, I have actually started slowing down my collecting from whatever is available and cheap to higher end coasters: tanks, horns, racks, etc. And the odd and unusual: Nirve Cannibal,...
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    Part 2

    Some more of my collection:

    http://i1199.photobucket.com/albums/aa477/Iron-Horse/IMG_0379_zps83e32867.jpg
    http://i1199.photobucket.com/albums/aa477/Iron-Horse/IMG_0386_zpsb9893bb7.jpg...
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    Part 1

    Some of my collection:

    http://i1199.photobucket.com/albums/aa477/Iron-Horse/IMG_0254.jpg
    http://i1199.photobucket.com/albums/aa477/Iron-Horse/IMG_0255.jpg...
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    I commute every day with some type of cruiser...

    I commute every day with some type of cruiser uness it is raining hard. I would show pictures here, however, I don't know how to move the pictures from my intro to here. I enjoy the relaxed ride to...
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    Sturmey Archer SC

    Salutations! ok, first of all please forgive me if this post is out of place. I have spent the better part of this morning trying to figure out where to put this query. I was given a Hercules a while...
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    Thanks Leukybear, I would say the same, except...

    Thanks Leukybear, I would say the same, except for the time involved in the rebuild process. I some days wonder If l'll ever get done! On that note, would anybody have an idea where I could find a...
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    Here you go for better or worse....

    Here you go for better or worse.
    http://i1199.photobucket.com/albums/aa477/Iron-Horse/IMG_0252.jpg
    My current winter work bike.
    http://i1199.photobucket.com/albums/aa477/Iron-Horse/IMG_0253.jpg...
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    Thanks 10 wheels! I will try to post some pics...

    Thanks 10 wheels! I will try to post some pics when I get over to the shed if you're intrested. I realize that my type ofr commuting is far from the norm, I just happen to like the asthetics of old...
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    Greetings from Kansas

    Salutations from South central Kansas. A blog I was reading pointed me to this spot, so here I am! I am an avid cycler, although probably not in the sense that you are used to. I commute by 40 year...
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