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Old 08-18-23, 12:31 PM
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Old 08-18-23, 12:45 PM
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Originally Posted by curbtender
Cool vid

So I can see there's a knob that the side of the tire rotates, like an old school bottle generator. There must be gearing inside the base though to multiply that tire speed up to blender RPMS

Also I like those camo tires on the first bike
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Old 08-18-23, 01:59 PM
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Originally Posted by RubeRad
So I can see there's a knob that the side of the tire rotates, like an old school bottle generator. There must be gearing inside the base though to multiply that tire speed up to blender RPMS
A major part of that "gearing" is the ratio of the diameter of the tire sidewall relative to the little puck that rides on it. And since the puck shaft is offset from center (in order to ride on the sidewall), I reckon a sufficiently large gear on that shaft, driving a sufficiently small gear on the final drive shaft, will accomplish the requisite speed.
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Old 08-18-23, 04:20 PM
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Old 08-18-23, 06:13 PM
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You know, it goes on that round part that sticks out of the hole, connects to that other, curvy bar in the front . . . Oh, forget it!

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Sorry--from the same seller! Look at the shipping! I'm hoping those are a child's hands.


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In which of the deepest reaches of hell would these be considered in "used but nice condition"?

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Brooks B-17 Champion Narrow Leather Saddle - $29 (Capitol Hill - Light Rail 2 blocks away)

Brooks B-17 Champion Narrow Leather Saddle in used but nice condition. Rivets are tight and no rips or tears. Perfect for that vintage Raleigh or Peugeot hanging in your garage.


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Old 08-19-23, 03:49 PM
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Originally Posted by WGB
In which of the deepest reaches of hell would these be considered in "used but nice condition"?

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Brooks B-17 Champion Narrow Leather Saddle - $29 (Capitol Hill - Light Rail 2 blocks away)

Brooks B-17 Champion Narrow Leather Saddle in used but nice condition. Rivets are tight and no rips or tears. Perfect for that vintage Raleigh or Peugeot hanging in your garage.


A little dab of Proofhide will make that baby as good as new!
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Old 08-19-23, 04:04 PM
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In a parallel universe that is a supremely cool reconstituted bicycle. Iím no Raleigh Professional expert, if that is even what the frame is, but Iím guessing itís a respray with the original fork also long gone, and with it any real collectability.

I have a lightly-used RockShox Paris-Roubaix SL fork languishing in the garage and no closer to finding a functional application now than when I acquired it several years ago. To me it would be perfect for this creationÖ
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Old 08-22-23, 07:55 PM
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Repair project??
Duct tape and crazy glue?


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Doesn't mention if it handles funny or not...
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Astonishingly Rare Huffy Pro Thunder Max BMX. I Was Pretty Pumped Too. - $500



Who would have thought Apple would steal its Pro Max idea from someone else. Apple? SÖsteal and idea? Love you, iPad Mini.

This bike is about 75% original; whatever mathematical genius I used to figure that out. One wheel looks to be original; but Iím not 100% sure which one. Front is a sweet anodized Araya. Decals are in good shape for its age; meaning, for a bike that wasnít sealed in Carbonite, they exist, and look pretty dang good overall. The crazy part is that the handlebar and top tube pads are both present, and look great. The foam is okay, but on the road to crumble.

Iíve done nothing but defile this bike with a touch of Simple Green, tension the chain and air the tires. It could use a wee líil bit of truing, tightening and lubricants. The good stuff.

Iím not quite sure what it is, but this bike makes you want to ride it. Itís geometry is the straight mini-velo track bike. The upright handlebars are just in the right position. I took it out, and I easily rode a couple/ few more miles than intended. I really like it, and had not liked hanílin my business more, Iíd 100% keep it. Itís fun incarnate.

Please contact me at @te sickís Oh, too Juan too, Juan t00 to0 t0o. Iím real and local.

Simultaneously listed on the other humongous website for more money.

Thanks in advance for your humoring me, and your consideration.

For the acutual ad with other pictures: Huffy Pro Thunder on Craigslist
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Gotta love a homemade tandem.

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Crappy photo without even taking the tarp off. Asking around 10 times what it is worth and claimed to have paid even more than that. Not much wacky here at all.
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That's where the the "Fresh Prince's" bike went!.
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Originally Posted by WGB
Repair project??
Duct tape and crazy glue?


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Brooks Team Pro Special with broken rails. Repair project!
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Great Sheldon's Ghost!
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Originally Posted by WGB
Repair project??
Duct tape and crazy glue?


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JB Weld?
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Old 08-25-23, 01:44 PM
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The leather looks great. Could be used to redo a saddle with good bones but dead leather
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I know I am in the minority, but I kind of like it.
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Let's see...it's apart for one thing. Has no foam springs (elastomers) front or rear and they are unobtainium. Chunks missing from carbon shrouds on wheels. Only $1500.

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What ever happened to dryer vent guy?
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$20 each, but there's a 50 bike minimum!

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What ever happened to dryer vent guy?
In Milwaukee? Good question, haven't checked Milwaukee's CL in a while. 'Course, most of his bikes end up in the "Are you looking" thread, not here.
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