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Old 05-25-17, 02:52 PM
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Hello. Got into building and riding bmx freestyle bikes for the last 4 years. Been stumbling on mountain bike, road bikes and cruisers that people just give me and I fix them up. Latest project is a 50s Sunshine balloon cruiser.
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Old 05-25-17, 02:53 PM
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get ten or whatever minimum posts as soon as possible and then post pics of your bikes so we can tell you in detail how you are doing everything differently than we would and are thus wrong.

This is a site which has a 27-page thread called "We will yell at you."

So ... . give us something to yell about, please.

Oh, and most of us hate variety. I don't know what Sunshine balloon is ... therefore I don't like it. Post pics, i will tell you why.

Fixing bikes is fun. We will find something about it to criticize though. Trust me.

I will start by yelling at you for not posting pictures yet. (I know you can't yet. I didn't say any of this was rational.)

Scared yet?
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C'mon Maelochs, don't do that. How does a new member know you're just trying to be funny.
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Only one post so far. Going to take a long time to get to 10 at this rate. Welcome to the nut house.
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NEW MEMBER: I am just trying to be funny. Please post a lot.
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NEW MEMBER: I am just trying to be funny. Please post a lot.
Just add a few hahaha's it'll be ok,,, hahaha there,,,, it is crazy here
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Originally Posted by shmiv View Post
Hello. Got into building and riding bmx freestyle bikes for the last 4 years. Been stumbling on mountain bike, road bikes and cruisers that people just give me and I fix them up. Latest project is a 50s Sunshine balloon cruiser.
Hi, welcome! Sounds fun!
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Old 05-28-17, 06:55 PM
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pics

So I need to post 10 times to post pics. Ok. I thought I might have to use photo bucket or something.
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Old 05-28-17, 06:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Maelochs View Post
get ten or whatever minimum posts as soon as possible and then post pics of your bikes so we can tell you in detail how you are doing everything differently than we would and are thus wrong.

This is a site which has a 27-page thread called "We will yell at you."

So ... . give us something to yell about, please.

Oh, and most of us hate variety. I don't know what Sunshine balloon is ... therefore I don't like it. Post pics, i will tell you why.

Fixing bikes is fun. We will find something about it to criticize though. Trust me.

I will start by yelling at you for not posting pictures yet. (I know you can't yet. I didn't say any of this was rational.)

Scared yet?
Not yet haha
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Not yet haha
Up to 4 posts. 6 more to be able to add photos. Pad that post count more than a comfort bike seat.
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You sound like you're the perfect candidate for the C&V (Classic & Vintage) forum. I'd get myself thither post haste because you will find it not only enjoyable and edifying, but because it is the sanest place on this site (i.e., the ratio of useful information to pure BS--fake news; alternative facts; whatever--is the greatest; the puerile conflicts and pomposities are minimal).

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Old 05-28-17, 07:20 PM
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You sound like you're the perfect candidate for the C&V (Classic & Vintage) forum. I'd get myself thither post haste because you will find it not only enjoyable and edifying, but because it is the sanest place on this site (i.e., the ratio of useful information to pure BS--fake news; alternative facts; whatever--is the lowest; the puerile conflicts are minimal).
Cool. I will check it out
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Welcome, shmiv, There are actually ways first time posters can post pics but darned if I know how. Post often.

At some point you may want to put a location in your profile to get better answers regarding market values which are dependent on localities.

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Old 05-28-17, 08:09 PM
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Originally Posted by shmiv View Post
Hello. Got into building and riding bmx freestyle bikes for the last 4 years. Been stumbling on mountain bike, road bikes and cruisers that people just give me and I fix them up. Latest project is a 50s Sunshine balloon cruiser.
https://db.tt/PO1cVd7EOR
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Thats cool.

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Old 05-28-17, 08:24 PM
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Saved these the other day. 1979 supercycle 3 spd. Just aired up the tires and good to go
https://db.tt/ZNBb576KbO
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Old 05-28-17, 08:25 PM
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Saved these the other day. 1979 supercycle 3 spd. Just aired up the tires and good to go
https://db.tt/ZNBb576KbO
Just playing with dropbox
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How did you get the pic to show?
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Try again
http:// https://db.tt/ZNBb576KbO
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How did you get the pic to show?
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What are you doing to get the pics to show?
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What are you doing to get the pics to show?
Cut & paste....
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1977 allstar if I remember correctly haha
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1977 allstar if I remember correctly haha
I will figure it out eventually haha
http:// https://www.instagram.com/p/BUp8i7TlF7Z/
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