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09-24-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 456
Posted By dweenk

I have seen a few brushed pin stripe/box lining...

I have seen a few brushed pin stripe/box lining jobs on safes, bikes and automobiles. When I looked closely, none were robot perfect (but very good), but that is part of the charm. It's kind of like...
09-19-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,329
Posted By dweenk

I think IronWoman.

I think IronWoman.
09-19-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,329
Posted By dweenk

If Ruth Bader Ginsburg rode a bike, what would it be?

RBG died yesterday. She was a New York working class kid who turned out well. I don't know if she ever rode a bike - but if she did, what would it be. Keep in mind she was 87 years old at the end.
09-19-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,254
Posted By dweenk

A sculpture project in college (1970 or so). I...

A sculpture project in college (1970 or so). I made a toothbrush out of an 8 foot piece of pine with broom straw brushes. It was painted red and white like many real toothbrushes back then. I carried...
08-23-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 776
Posted By dweenk

I have a sister-in-law near Petaluma and a niece,...

I have a sister-in-law near Petaluma and a niece, her husband, and daughter in the hills of San Mateo. The first time I saw my niece's house I was concerned about wild fires, and the road to evacuate...
08-18-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 44,529
Posted By dweenk

A shot from the front of my bench. ...

A shot from the front of my bench.
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/artsy2_1fbc9cec2570ab4607ceeb4bef604b33b938988e.jpg
08-10-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,860
Posted By dweenk

I remember looking at C Itoh, Raleigh, Falcon,...

I remember looking at C Itoh, Raleigh, Falcon, American Eagle, Bianchi, Peugeot, and Fuji in various shops near Gaithersburg during 1971/1972. My girlfriend and I decided on a pair of Fuji Special...
08-08-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 388
Posted By dweenk

Photos of the bike are needed, but you need 10...

Photos of the bike are needed, but you need 10 posts before you can upload pix, and you may only make 5 posts per day.

When I gaze into my crystal ball, I see an Austrian made bicycle with all...
08-08-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,239
Posted By dweenk

Back in the day we wore these helmets, but we had...

Back in the day we wore these helmets, but we had to make whirring sounds and chose African swallows. We had to make clicking sounds and had crickets in clever small cages. We had to make squealing...
06-19-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 44,529
Posted By dweenk

There's this one. I'm not sure i like it. ...

There's this one. I'm not sure i like it.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/artsy2_e1514a7988c257319cee3320383386806a5bbc8d.jpg
06-18-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 607
Posted By dweenk

Well you need to start like this, and you better...

Well you need to start like this, and you better be driving an Escalade.
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/188x268/pimp_dbfd0debb1781ed0218fc809e533355d26cbcaa6.jpg

:rolleyes:
06-17-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By dweenk

I would guess that the original rims were wooden....

I would guess that the original rims were wooden. Key word is "guess".
06-14-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 909
Posted By dweenk

This is why I keep a little note stuck on the...

This is why I keep a little note stuck on the back of my workbench about Raleigh front wheel orientation. It's just so easy to screw-up if you don't pay attention.
06-10-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 936
Posted By dweenk

You can get anything you want at ARPA's...

You can get anything you want at ARPA's Restaurant, excepting ARPA.:)
06-09-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 692
Posted By dweenk

Or a dime.

Or a dime.
05-28-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 813
Posted By dweenk

It doesn't need to be true, it only needs to be...

It doesn't need to be true, it only needs to be repeated over and over and over, and then it'll be enough true.
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By dweenk

Both until you ride them both for a while.

Both until you ride them both for a while.
Replies: 16
Views: 749
Posted By dweenk

You have a nice one, but it is filthy. What does...

You have a nice one, but it is filthy. What does the seat post look like (under the saddle)? Oh, you should toss those foam grips ASAP.
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By dweenk

^^^^^^ What he said.

^^^^^^ What he said.
04-30-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16,100
Views: 1,671,626
Posted By dweenk

No where today - we have a fair gale in here...

No where today - we have a fair gale in here mid-atlantic states. We've had gusts up to 60 mph or more, so I thought of the Wyoming wind sock.
...
04-28-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 20,700
Posted By dweenk

This - A Raleigh Olympian converted to 650B...

This - A Raleigh Olympian converted to 650B wheels. I ride it nearly every day when the weather is good, and sometimes when it is not. A few years ago I replaced the saddle with an RHM rebuild and...
04-26-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,333
Posted By dweenk

Not Me

This is a friends 14 year old son playing blues at the Maryland/West Virginia border (you'll need to wait a couple of minutes to really hear him play).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Hj14Y7BcMo
04-26-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 704
Posted By dweenk

poetman I would begin with a new shifter...

poetman

I would begin with a new shifter cable, like this - https://www.amazon.com/Sturmey-Archer-Cable-Housing-Trigger/dp/B002K2HAN6 . Your existing internal cable looks to be kinked and rusty,...
04-12-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,393
Posted By dweenk

As an old Commie, I fully endorse left hand...

As an old Commie, I fully endorse left hand drive.;)
Forum: Foo
04-08-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,803
Posted By dweenk

Now it's John Prine

Now it is John Prine. Too many artists lost this year.
https://youtu.be/TZv4R6VBqp4

https://beta.prx.org/stories/315695
03-31-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 584
Views: 44,529
Posted By dweenk

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/p1000104_9e5d190ae296971c4ef863b816fa215ff6afea32.jpg
03-28-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 93,836
Posted By dweenk

I think the "Virtual BOC" idea was a bad...

I think the "Virtual BOC" idea was a bad decision. I thought that things could be better soon, and now I believe that things will be better later than we would like. I say hang on, hang in, and do...
03-28-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By dweenk

Looks like a Fuji Touring Series III or IV.

Looks like a Fuji Touring Series III or IV.
03-22-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 93,836
Posted By dweenk

I was just thinking that I could put an obscure...

I was just thinking that I could put an obscure virtual component in the virtual box and send it on to other members. That recipient would be obligated to put another virtual part in the virtual box...
03-22-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 93,836
Posted By dweenk

Maybe we could do a virtual Box O' Crap for a...

Maybe we could do a virtual Box O' Crap for a while?
03-21-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,970
Posted By dweenk

I haven't had a Wald basket on a bike since I was...

I haven't had a Wald basket on a bike since I was in college, but I have one sitting out in the weather now (actually it has been out in the weather for about a year when I removed from a bike I...
03-18-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,139
Posted By dweenk

If they are the old friction barcons they are...

If they are the old friction barcons they are both the same.
03-18-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,063
Posted By dweenk

Raleigh Olympian with Tractor Supply saddlebags. ...

Raleigh Olympian with Tractor Supply saddlebags.

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/img_0548_ad2cee9aa8fb0362a01a1cc17800babe4558597f.jpg...
03-14-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,157
Posted By dweenk

VO garage sale is postponed due to public safety....

VO garage sale is postponed due to public safety. I have no problem with the decision because I have been there and the place is packed with people. VO is doing to protect their employees and us.
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By dweenk

Boy, if it had this chainwheel.... ...

Boy, if it had this chainwheel....

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/162x164/rudge_cd1bb33a1e1468cb2d7ffa3aede2c54911759420.jpg
02-29-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By dweenk

I won't tell your wife, and 1 ball less than a...

I won't tell your wife, and 1 ball less than a load should not be a problem.
02-29-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 114,101
Posted By dweenk

I've been working on what I have been told is a...

I've been working on what I have been told is a Gran(d) Sport(s). The bike is a bit small for me, but the seat post can compensate with upright bars. It has a damaged top tube (looks as if it was...
02-24-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 86,938
Posted By dweenk

We were riding on Assateague Island yesterday and...

We were riding on Assateague Island yesterday and found that the tide was around 26" below normal, so we decided to dismount and take a walk on the bayside beach. Here is a tree that is usually 15 to...
02-18-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,689
Posted By dweenk

I have only done two complete repaints, both were...

I have only done two complete repaints, both were rattle can jobs. I did prep the frames well. One was completely stripped, primed and painted; the other was wet sanded down to the good base primer...
02-12-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,169
Posted By dweenk

Perhaps S/A had the good sense to stop producing...

Perhaps S/A had the good sense to stop producing them.
02-11-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,169
Posted By dweenk

Who actually invented the thumb or finger bar...

Who actually invented the thumb or finger bar shifter? Was it Sturmey Archer? I can imagine the evolution of the S/A to a mountain bike thumbie, but somone on the forum must know.
02-09-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By dweenk

You gotta love a wooden mallet though.

You gotta love a wooden mallet though.
02-03-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,169
Posted By dweenk

Grip Shifters - never again

I was working on my son's college bike today and could not get the front shifter to function. I won't mention that it was a Shimano Revoshifter, oh did I just type that (sorry).
He is now getting...
01-30-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,718
Posted By dweenk

With me it was lugging two bikes (Fuji S-10-S and...

With me it was lugging two bikes (Fuji S-10-S and Nishiki Competition) around the country for several years. I had always maintained them myself and when I got interested in upgrading our rides, I...
01-30-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 825
Posted By dweenk

You probably have a Raleigh DL-1. Does it look...

You probably have a Raleigh DL-1. Does it look like this?
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/img_0464_6398f14020da55cad87f104b1f9ae3895cce34d8.jpg
01-28-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,497
Posted By dweenk

Sam, you need 10 posts to be able to upload...

Sam, you need 10 posts to be able to upload photos. So you can reply to me and make other comments (up to 5 per day) in order to pad your count.
01-28-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,567
Posted By dweenk

Penn 704 Spinfisher Penn Surfmaster Penn...

Penn 704 Spinfisher
Penn Surfmaster
Penn Squidder
Penn Peer 109m
Mitchell 301
01-20-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 58,223
Views: 8,504,999
Posted By dweenk

I can't believe that a $15 Cimarron is still...

I can't believe that a $15 Cimarron is still available. It must be a total mess to still be sitting there.
Replies: 12
Views: 1,048
Posted By dweenk

Have you checked with CABE members? Someone there...

Have you checked with CABE members? Someone there may be able to help.

https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/1890s-glenwood.164391/
01-08-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By dweenk

Is that your storage area or your proposed...

Is that your storage area or your proposed showroom? It appears to be much cleaner than a normal workspace (or at least my workspace). I would like to hear more details and your plan.
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