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Old 08-20-21, 12:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Clang
"One good paying clown job and you will get all your money back." Hmph- that's what they all say. My last clown job didn't even cover gas.

Very old clown bicycle- $75 (Minneapolis, MN)

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Skip tooth Hawthorn with 24Ē wheels laced clown style on 26Ē frame. Itís been sitting outside for many years so will need some work. One good paying clown job and you will get all your money back.
What does "laced clown style" mean?
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Originally Posted by CroMo Mike
What does "laced clown style" mean?
I was confused too, but then I saw that the hubs are eccentric. You can imagine it bobbing and bucking as you ride.
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i do all my clown work pro bono but this bike could change everything, funnier not to fix it up at all
also, can i get a Da Brim like the Back to the Future 2 hat please?

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Bike table - $0 (Minneapolis, MN)

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Originally Posted by RubeRad
No, this is what you should be slipping over your helmet:



Although that's a $45 branded DaBrim, it looks like the simple idea has been cloned for very cheap, like $5 -- or maybe that's just for a version for a hardhat, which is simpler because they have a hard brim all around to hold cloth up
I admit that I laughed when I first saw this but after some thought, my sister should get this. She rides a baseball cap under her helmet which is not safe and makes her look ridicules. Thanks for this post.
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Originally Posted by Topless68
I like the use of "incumbent" rather than recumbent.
Maybe they are used to going up politically inclined hills.
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Originally Posted by guelphite
I admit that I laughed when I first saw this but after some thought, my sister should get this. She rides a baseball cap under her helmet which is not safe and makes her look ridicules. Thanks for this post.
(a) I don't have one myself (yet), but when I first saw a rider with one, I was in a car and I slowed down and yelled at him out my window to ask him what it was called
(b) you're a 'guelphite'? I just today started reading Inferno for 100 Days of Dante !
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Originally Posted by RubeRad
(a) I don't have one myself (yet), but when I first saw a rider with one, I was in a car and I slowed down and yelled at him out my window to ask him what it was called
(b) you're a 'guelphite'? I just today started reading Inferno for 100 Days of Dante !
Hmmm...Yep, I reside in Guelph. Apparently there are now 2 of those city names in the states, one of which was a fellow Guelphite.
Funny you mention this, I had a chap on FB became really angry when I messaged him the correct term. He then further illustrated his ignorance when he mixed his metaphors and even then misquoted it. Okay, I'm old and i digress a lot.
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Originally Posted by Clang
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Bike table - $0 (Minneapolis, MN)

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Table made out of a bicycle
If you are going to list a table on Facebook at least you should include a picture of the drive side. I've got to admit that I am partial to Campus Green table bases.
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Originally Posted by guelphite
Hmmm...Yep, I reside in Guelph. Apparently there are now 2 of those city names in the states, one of which was a fellow Guelphite.
Funny you mention this, I had a chap on FB became really angry when I messaged him the correct term. He then further illustrated his ignorance when he mixed his metaphors and even then misquoted it. Okay, I'm old and i digress a lot.
Oh OK, I was reading in the Introduction that the political climate that Dante was in was dominated by the Guelphs and the (something else).
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Originally Posted by RubeRad
Oh OK, I was reading in the Introduction that the political climate that Dante was in was dominated by the Guelphs and the (something else).
Man, that would be a gas if it stated that. LOL
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Guelphs and Ghibellines: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guelphs_and_Ghibellines

By 1300, the Florentine Guelphs had divided into the Black and White Guelphs. The Blacks continued to support the Papacy, while the Whites were opposed to Papal influence, specifically the influence of Pope Boniface VIII.Dante was among the supporters of the White Guelphs, and in 1302 was exiled when the Black Guelphs took control of Florence.
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This old Schwinn evidently wants to be all models to all people; Phantom (most likely, which is a real shame for the condition it's in), Jaguar (nope), Corvette (nope, I had one), Deluxe (whatever).

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Originally Posted by thumpism
This old Schwinn evidently wants to be all models to all people; Phantom (most likely, which is a real shame for the condition it's in), Jaguar (nope), Corvette (nope, I had one), Deluxe (whatever).

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For 2500, they should give you a couple of each model.

1946 B6 Schwinn Deluxe Phantom Jaguar Corvette 3 Speed ,Restored excellent Condition,75 Years Old 1 Year after , WW2 Ended This Bike Was Bilted.
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Originally Posted by thumpism
This old Schwinn evidently wants to be all models to all people; Phantom (most likely, which is a real shame for the condition it's in), Jaguar (nope), Corvette (nope, I had one), Deluxe (whatever).
I wonder why they left out Stingray.
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Send In The Clones

Originally Posted by RubeRad
No, this is what you should be slipping over your helmet:



Although that's a $45 branded DaBrim, it looks like the simple idea has been cloned for very cheap, like $5 -- or maybe that's just for a version for a hardhat, which is simpler because they have a hard brim all around to hold cloth up
Could you please point me to the "$5 clones?"

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I admit that I laughed when I first saw this but after some thought, my sister should get this. She rides a baseball cap under her helmet which is not safe and makes her look ridicules. Thanks for this post.
I'll grant you the aesthetic "challenge" of a cap under a helmet, but how is that arrangement "not safe?"
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I may have spoken too soon. Searching again, I found this is about $10:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/293608223724

And this is closer to $5:
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But it looks like both are designed really for construction hardhats, probably not suitable for bike helmets.
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Maybe you shouldn't let other people ride your bike...
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Vilano diverse 3.0 hybrid bike shimano tourney 2020 - $200 (mountain view)

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Maybe you shouldn't let other people ride your bike...
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Vilano diverse 3.0 hybrid bike shimano tourney 2020 - $200 (mountain view)

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I hope the seller returns to whichever bike shop and gets their money for installing the fork backwards.

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Originally Posted by machinist42
Could you please point me to the "$5 clones?"

I'll grant you the aesthetic "challenge" of a cap under a helmet, but how is that arrangement "not safe?"
The helmet needs to be properly seated on the head. The baseball cap creates a barrier that interferes with that. I can place my hand on top of my sisterís head and shift the helmet around which defeats the purpose. I imagine its on YouTube for proper helmet fit.
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Dismissively Patronize Much?

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The helmet needs to be properly seated on the head. The baseball cap creates a barrier that interferes with that. I can place my hand on top of my sisterís head and shift the helmet around which defeats the purpose. I imagine its on YouTube for proper helmet fit.
So how does the thin piece of fabric of a cap of some sort present more of an obstacle to properly fitting a helmet then, say, lustrous bountiful fluffy human hair?

(Or is the answer to that on Youtube too?)
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Originally Posted by machinist42
So how does the thin piece of fabric of a cap of some sort present more of an obstacle to properly fitting a helmet then, say, lustrous bountiful fluffy human hair?

(Or is the answer to that on Youtube too?)
Sounds like you have some inner dialogue going on and no matter what I say that wonít escalate this matter so Iíll leave it here.
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