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Old 12-12-13, 10:49 PM
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Judging by the view of the wretched Tacony-Palmyra Bridge in the background of the first pic, I'm wager that ilikebikes is in NE Phila, which is kinda like a gigantic, outdoors penitentiary in and of itself. Barbed wire is ubiquitous, in those parts.
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Its the old Armory on State road. I don't know why surreal is making it out to be a dump. BTW, New Jersey has 108 toxic waste dumps. Which is the most in any one state in the nation. Now that's what I call a dump.
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Not a dump; a gigantic outdoor penitentiary. there's a distinction there..... I actually kinda like the NE, except that Roosevelt Blvd is the worst thing ever.

As for the Tac-Pal Bridge: I have no love for that thing. Been caught on the wrong side of the drawbridge too many times....But it's a tempting route, due to lower tolls....

I also wouldn't want to invite any NJ/Phila comparisons, b/c
#1- NJ, despite some charming aspects, is a fairly gross/crowded/unpleasant place (certainly, one might argue that it's a "dump", but I prefer to think of it as a collection of small, conjoined dumps...)
#2- Phila is the Capitol of South Jersey, anyway.
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A Jersey driver complaining about the Roosevelt BLVD!
"Go back to Joysey you moron!" -Scrooged!
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Do you know ANYone, ANYwhere, with a stomach for the Blvd? Driving it is one thing; I can't imagine it's fun to ride on/near, plus it is a contender for the Most Pedestrian Fatalities per Mile "award". I've driven on it many times, and somehow never had an accident. But, it's a white knuckle ride, even for those of us who drive it routinely...
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Its pretty bad. Ive been driving on the BLVD since I I started driving, and I still hate it!
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Here's my GT Glide Deluxe....it's a 2000 model (it was candy purple when new). Pee Wee Herman, eat your heart out!
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Not bad! The seat is high enough too which I've been telling the folks in the RatFink/Electra thread needed to be done. One question though.

Will a motorcycle gas tank really fit in there and what about a 70-125cc? THAT one doesn't seem likely.

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Got it December 24'th, disassembled,greased, adjusted, wiped tools off! Rode it Christmas Day ! tom
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My 1987 Murray Monterey. I like the larger, stretched frame. I plan to get a new seat and somehow have a custom seat post made. I bent this one.
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Finished my restoration.
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This is my Beach babe!

Trek Rail One single speed.
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My Genesis Onyx 29er and Genesis Super 32 inch

Added a 56T chainring
175mm crank arms
Huffy mountain bike stem and handlebars
welded a16T freewheel from a BMX bike to coaster brake assembly
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additional chainlinks from BMX bike,Also,runs great in the Snow!!!
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Genesis Super 32 inch
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before multi-gear conversion:
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1945 or 6 Scwhinn DX
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1945 or 6 Scwhinn DX
I want!
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i want one of those genesis 32's. i wanted to end up with both it and the mongoose beast, and the beast went on sale over thanksgiving so i got it first. now they make that geared genesis ultra for about $30 more than the single speed, so that's what i what i plan to try and get.
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I would love to show you guys my custom 1955 J.C. Higgins, but it wont let me upload the pics
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Just brought this home today. I just sort of messed around with it today and checked out parts sources.
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I would love to show you guys my custom 1955 J.C. Higgins, but it wont let me upload the pics
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