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Old 12-25-13, 11:30 AM
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Not really in the post, but under the Christmas tree... My lovely wife got me the Saferide light and the ratcheting wrench (for my Campy seatposts). My son got me the lighted magnetic wand and the dentist's mirror. The wand will come in handy for those dropped bearings and nuts in the shop.

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Old 12-25-13, 01:26 PM
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You're gonna love that magnetic wand. I use mine often. They also come in handy removing bearings. The magnetic field carries from one ball to the next, so you can stick the magnetic wand into a BB or hub shell, and pull out the balls in bunches.
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Super Alfa levers and calipers from afilado came this afternoon!
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A Shimano spindle, fifty 6mm ball bearings, and a Lasco crank.
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Old 01-02-14, 09:25 PM
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Old 01-03-14, 10:06 AM
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NOS Time carbon fork for an 80's semi Sean Kelly inspired frame set!
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Old 01-03-14, 10:38 AM
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Old 01-03-14, 11:17 AM
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a new frame to put all my old parts on. yeah, i know its chinese carbon, but i got a really good deal on it.


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Old 01-03-14, 11:19 AM
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Old 01-03-14, 06:00 PM
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a new frame to put all my old parts on. yeah, i know its chinese carbon, but i got a really good deal on it.


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Old 01-03-14, 06:44 PM
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Sweet!

ha ha, thanks man. i really didn't think anyone would be interested in this chinese plastic bike here. i figured most brand name carbon bikes are made overseas anyways but at a much larger price. i picked this thing up super cheap.
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I was looking at them a couple years back before I picked up a Superfly. When i finally got the Superfly, I was too paranoid about cracking it and sold it to buy a titanium Lynskey. They had good reviews by some members on mtbr. lets us know how it rides.
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Rainlegs and Sea to Summit Hydraulic Dry Sack with heavy duty lash loops. I am ready for winter commuting and summer touring.
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You're gonna love that magnetic wand. I use mine often. They also come in handy removing bearings. The magnetic field carries from one ball to the next, so you can stick the magnetic wand into a BB or hub shell, and pull out the balls in bunches.
Ha...yes, I could've used something like that a couple nights ago. Trying to place ball bearings into the greased race in the bottom bracket, but for some stupid reason they kept winding up getting lodged in the seat tube. I managed to get them shaken out, but jeez, I was getting annoyed.
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Old 01-04-14, 04:00 PM
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Technically it came in the post yesterday, but I didn't get it unpacked until today. A 1946 Hobbs of Barbican Raceweight frame courtesy of Hilary Stone. Hopefully she will be up and running by the summer as a flip-flop single speed and fixed gear.

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Yesterday and today. Shimano 105 RD and NOS 105 7 speed shifters for my wife`s 1980 Schwinn Voyageur 11.8 I am building.

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ha ha, thanks man. i really didn't think anyone would be interested in this chinese plastic bike here. i figured most brand name carbon bikes are made overseas anyways but at a much larger price. i picked this thing up super cheap.
No problem, C&V is a big tent as far as I'm concerned. It came in the mail, right? Have fun on the trails! By the look of things you got most of the mileage out of the Trek those parts came one
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ADR Bottecchia jersey to match my ADR Bottecchia!
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Technically it came in the post yesterday, but I didn't get it unpacked until today. A 1946 Hobbs of Barbican Raceweight frame courtesy of Hilary Stone. Hopefully she will be up and running by the summer as a flip-flop single speed and fixed gear.
that's one hell of looking nice olde frameset!
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Old 01-04-14, 11:40 PM
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Old 01-05-14, 12:16 PM
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that's one hell of looking nice olde frameset!
Thanks, I have been looking for a Hobbs in my size for a while, and I found this one quite by accident, really. I am looking forward to getting her back up and running for this summer. Plenty of time to work out little details.
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Simple long sleeve Jersey.

Not much significance for most folks, but I picked it up for several reasons:
1-Note the R sleeve. All the branches of the military
2-Note the logo-Wounded Warriors
3-A BF member (Quotient) made a similar trip on an '86 Ironman.
4-9.99 + 5.99 shipping.
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Simple long sleeve Jersey.

Not much significance for most folks, but I picked it up for several reasons:
1-Note the R sleeve. All the branches of the military
2-Note the logo-Wounded Warriors
3-A BF member (Quotient) made a similar trip on an '86 Ironman.
4-9.99 + 5.99 shipping.
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nice jacket robbie, see what you can do about putting the eagle,globe and anchor in top.
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nice jacket robbie, see what you can do about putting the eagle,globe and anchor in top.
I caught that, will have to send a squad to correct their perceptions.... Checked it out further today, it's new with tags, lined, and the sleeves zip off, making it a nice wind vest as well. Same seller has a few more at 9.99, but no more XL's, just XS, S, M, L, XXL....
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