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    Welcome to our "select" group......I was...

    Welcome to our "select" group......I was diagnosed in December during a pre surgery physical. Great fun, you're going to have major back surgery and guess what, you have Parkinsons! Too make matters...
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    Ditto: Sort of worked, but flung polish all over me and everything else. Even though I tried to use a lower speed. BTW

    Who: I really like that paint stirring stick with 3/8 inch wool felt glued to...
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    How many of you....?

    ....looked very carefully at your bottom bracket after reading this thread?
  4. Thread: Ideale saddle

    by okane
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    I don't know anything about it either except....

    ...I think it would look good on the right bike. I wouldn't do anything with it until I found out more, but if it's leather perhaps a saddle shop could advise how best to remove the white "stains"...
  5. Mothers

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    Lot of work with Mother's got them looking like I wanted. Tried a Dremel with soft wheel but didn't work too well for me so I did them with the cloth around the finger method.
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  6. Thread: Get well Tom

    by okane
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    Hang in there!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Don't know the extent of your "injuries," but hope you can get back in the saddle again soon! I've had 3 major surgeries and 2 minors in the past 5 years, and was diagnosed with Parkinsons last...
  7. Thread: Wright Brothers

    by okane
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    Wasn't he the first service man killed in the...

    Wasn't he the first service man killed in the line of duty in an aviation accident? No, I didn't look it up.
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    My stash of NOS SPOKE PROTECTORS

    Eat your heart out!!!!!! Saving these babies for my grail bike......let's see someone set these on fire!

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    Early 50's Colson

    Just purchased last Saturday! Now if I can only find a chain guard I'd be set for making this a winter project!



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    Go to the pawn stars.....

    They surely will have "a person who knows everything there is to know about bicycles" who will drop everything, run over to the store, and ask,
    "What are your concerns Rick?"

    Sorry for the stupid...
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    Let's see those pix! They're not difficult to post!

    Here's mine....3 speed with stainless fenders/wheels Found very little about it. Wheels 28 x 1.75 (700)
  12. Racer Frame Size?

    If the Racer has a 23" frame, depending upon your location, it could command a bit of a premium. Most 26" wheeled bikes had smaller frames and for people like me (6') are not very uncomfortable to...
  13. Thread: Amf Major

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    For a buck, who can compain?

    [QUOTE=moonystar1;16974786]I am new to these forums. I have an Amf major. I was hoping somebody could tell me more information about it. I recently paid $1 for it from a close friend. It seemed like...
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    That's what I thought he was trying to say!

    I'm no grammerian and my spelling is terrrible, but have we come this far as a nation that we have lost our ability to write alloy wheels? I wonder if the bike also has breaks!
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    Allow hubs?????????????? Am I missing something?

    Allow hubs?????????????? Am I missing something?
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    Rattle can paint job no good.......factory paint good!

    Careful use of polishing compound followed by wax will make the factory job look better and more resistant to chips than you could ever achieve with the can. Oh, and I almost forgot, if you ever...
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    I'm all for it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Look, we'll pay just a little and the government will return our money in the form better roads for bicycles, safety innovations, and more.

    I'm sure any programs they initiate will be as good as...
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    I was in sales and maketing for 23 years and this...

    I was in sales and maketing for 23 years and this shop warms my heart. Instead of complaining about wally world, he makes it work to his advantage. There is a saying to the effect that there are no...
  19. Agree with others on this and other points......

    ...sounds too much like an tv infomercial (nuts vs QR)?? He could have added, "no more messy front brakes to hurt you hands when you squeeze! I definitely think the video needs attention!

    As to...
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    $10 a pound?

    $10 a pound?
  21. My order of preference is.......

    ...trigger, thumb(index), thumb (friction), stem(index), stem (friction), two speed kickback, positron, single speed (no shifters), twist grip (ugh)
  22. 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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