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07-28-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,047
Posted By jethin

If this dude wants his bike back you better start...

If this dude wants his bike back you better start pedaling. Fast.

...
07-12-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By jethin

Forkís bent.

Forkís bent.
06-28-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,881
Posted By jethin

And old dudes discussing old bikes, apparently.

And old dudes discussing old bikes, apparently.
06-27-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,881
Posted By jethin

This thread is silly. Everyone knows the value of...

This thread is silly. Everyone knows the value of an old bike is $20.
05-16-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5,125
Views: 548,195
Posted By jethin

Thanks unworthy1 but I think it might be too...

Thanks unworthy1 but I think it might be too weird to have a canti on the front and a side pull on the rear.

We havenít met RustyJames but weíve happily traded once or twice.
05-01-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,045
Posted By jethin

You earned street cred, got to bond with your new...

You earned street cred, got to bond with your new ride, and a little adventure to boot. A win all the way around. Hats off to scarlson for keeping a good one on the road!
04-26-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,078
Posted By jethin

Why would he would use Triflow on a headlight...

Why would he would use Triflow on a headlight mount?
04-25-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 958
Posted By jethin

Also just weighing in to say that Jon is a stand...

Also just weighing in to say that Jon is a stand up guy. In a pinch he helped me get my bike back on the road some years ago, which was much aopreciated.
03-04-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,883
Posted By jethin

I agree that having time on your side can make a...

I agree that having time on your side can make a big difference, but Iíve also been learning my limits.

My local mechanic is a boss. I once asked him how he tests new mechanics. He said he makes...
02-22-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,762
Posted By jethin

Came for the pooey stinko. Left disappointed.

Came for the pooey stinko. Left disappointed.
02-17-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,349
Posted By jethin

Sounds like it was a real nice classic...

Sounds like it was a real nice classic rendezvous. (I feel like Iíve heard that phrase beforeÖ)

And sorry for your loss.
02-13-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By jethin

As a doctor I recommend two n+1s and call me when...

As a doctor I recommend two n+1s and call me when youíre ready to ride.
02-04-22, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By jethin

The Lady Tetanus. But srsly I like it!

The Lady Tetanus.

But srsly I like it!
02-01-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,146
Posted By jethin

Where I live people fought long and hard for bike...

Where I live people fought long and hard for bike lanes, to safely ride bicycles in. Today there are all manner of motorized vehicles in these lanes, including large, heavy gas-powered and...
12-25-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5,125
Views: 548,195
Posted By jethin

ISO: Decent 80-90mm stem, 25.4, silver. Nitto...

ISO: Decent 80-90mm stem, 25.4, silver. Nitto would match the moist ache bars. (Iím gonna go ahead and leave that autocorrect there.)

+ VO fender stays

HAVE: Nitto 110mm stem, other bike junkÖ
12-24-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 919
Posted By jethin

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/480x321/santa_rampage_01_1508867608_201dbe121f607f9958bc095ca2406995f0bb45f4.jpg
Santa Clauses is coming to town!
12-13-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,139
Posted By jethin

Or the Dork Disk PosseÖ

Or the Dork Disk PosseÖ
11-19-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,400
Posted By jethin

I would consent to ride this bicycle.

I would consent to ride this bicycle.
11-09-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 854
Posted By jethin

Notes of burnt brass, saddle leather, grease...

Notes of burnt brass, saddle leather, grease stains and old English factoriesÖ
11-09-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,485
Posted By jethin

The best bike I ever rode was a Huffy like this...

The best bike I ever rode was a Huffy like this one:


https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/1_53201417812605833_4c38badac11890f3ab9044a5c911719144060434.jpg

Perhaps...
11-08-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5,125
Views: 548,195
Posted By jethin

ISO: brake levers w/ springs and a 700c lugged...

ISO: brake levers w/ springs and a 700c lugged fork for a 58cm frame.

HAVE: Some nice (and not so nice) stuffÖ
10-07-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5,125
Views: 548,195
Posted By jethin

I think we got our wires crossed mrv . I'm...

I think we got our wires crossed mrv . I'm looking for the shifters that bolt on to the downtube. There's a square boss on the downtube with a threaded hole to mount them. Like thia:
...
10-07-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5,125
Views: 548,195
Posted By jethin

Thanks for the help Miele Man and mrv, these type...

Thanks for the help Miele Man and mrv, these type of shifters are new to me. I need to double check, but I believe I have a Shimano boss as I happened to try threading an M5 the other day and was...
10-05-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5,125
Views: 548,195
Posted By jethin

ISO: Top mount shifters, square boss. Or even...

ISO: Top mount shifters, square boss. Or even just the mount so I can attempt hacking it into a cable stop.
08-28-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By jethin

Nice. I met a person today with a really...

Nice. I met a person today with a really detailed, delicately inked tattoo of a high flange wheel with a chain sort of spinning out across her arm. It kinda reminds me of this style. I'm not a tattoo...
05-07-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5,125
Views: 548,195
Posted By jethin

Man, I admit I fly by night, but my preferred...

Man, I admit I fly by night, but my preferred tool for that is a 2 x 4 a la Jobst. Slow and low that is the tempo...
04-02-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,278
Posted By jethin

It depends. Are you carrying the weight of the...

It depends. Are you carrying the weight of the World on your shoulders?
04-01-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,197
Posted By jethin

Man, I'd be all over this if I didn't just score...

Man, I'd be all over this if I didn't just score a new project! Anybody got any tips on light rust removal?
...
03-27-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,035
Posted By jethin

You made it, and it looks great. Next time you...

You made it, and it looks great. Next time you donate you should consider Jethin's Home for Wayward Bikes.
02-09-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,359
Posted By jethin

Always fun to see a project unfold, and an...

Always fun to see a project unfold, and an artiste who is enthusiastic about the work.
01-28-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,764
Posted By jethin

Complete sentences, reliable information,...

Complete sentences, reliable information, straightforward delivery. This is useful.

I confess I donít understand what any of this Tano/mano/expo business is about. But I suppose others do, and...
12-26-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,438
Posted By jethin

Probably one of you jerks will get them for a...

Probably one of you jerks will get them for a song. But Iíll be waiting for you at the pearly gates with my golden Colnago (or possibly in the pit on a flaming Huffy.)
12-26-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 14,430
Posted By jethin

Surely we can all agree that WD-40 is the best...

Surely we can all agree that WD-40 is the best lubricant for all the various parts of a bicycle.
12-14-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,794
Posted By jethin

Thatís a nice looking riding mower. If you ever...

Thatís a nice looking riding mower. If you ever need to take it in for repairs I highly recommend that you select a reputable shop. You should also call in any gambling debts to make sure you have...
11-06-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,070
Posted By jethin

When it comes to narbits everybodyís different....

When it comes to narbits everybodyís different. But I suspect that many casual riders donít even think about their saddle angle, or ride enough to care.

4. Iíve had one saddle and one seatpost...
10-30-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,942
Posted By jethin

Add a farm implement and a creepy vintage doll...

Add a farm implement and a creepy vintage doll and ^^^ this post is in the running for best of C&V Halloween 2020.
10-30-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,309
Posted By jethin

You BEAST!!!

You BEAST!!!
10-29-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,942
Posted By jethin

Iíve mixed colors a couple times and never had...

Iíve mixed colors a couple times and never had much success. I just learned to live with the results. Orange is tough, maybe because itís a lighter color.

I guess what Iím trying to say is that I...
10-28-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,431
Posted By jethin

I personally really enjoy his posts, and at this...

I personally really enjoy his posts, and at this point I need to know the end of the lawn mower hostage situation. Nice bike, glws.
10-26-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5,125
Views: 548,195
Posted By jethin

I was the lucky winner of this B17 Narrow saddle...

I was the lucky winner of this B17 Narrow saddle from phenry24. However, after a few miles I've learned that a B17 Standard works better for me. So I'm offering it for trade for a B17 Standard in...
10-20-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,802
Posted By jethin

I love it when a plan comes together.

I love it when a plan comes together.
10-18-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,620
Posted By jethin

That "saddle" is freakin' hilarious.

That "saddle" is freakin' hilarious.
10-16-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,457
Posted By jethin

Way back when, my budís dad built a bike sidecar...

Way back when, my budís dad built a bike sidecar out of wood and hauled him and his brother around in it. It was a pretty neat contraption. I think thereís a photo of them in it around somewhere...
09-17-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,096
Posted By jethin

Easy: pop it off the wheel and throw it in the...

Easy: pop it off the wheel and throw it in the trash. Dork disk cleaned.

(jk ó dork disks are kool, klassic and useful to boot.)
08-30-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,123
Posted By jethin

Tried ayahuasca?

Tried ayahuasca?
08-02-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,855
Posted By jethin

ďMy first race bike, my brothers first race bike,...

ďMy first race bike, my brothers first race bike, and my son's first bikeĒ



ďWhat is grandpaís old rust bucket.ď
07-30-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,934
Posted By jethin

This thread got my nipples wound up.

This thread got my nipples wound up.
06-11-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,506
Posted By jethin

I've found that the best way to remove rust is...

I've found that the best way to remove rust is vinegar and whiskey. First I pour some whiskey into a glass and then I drink it. Before long I can't remember what the vinegar was for.
05-20-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,534
Posted By jethin

It looks like the bottom cradle snapped? Maybe...

It looks like the bottom cradle snapped? Maybe you could find a way to re-attach the saddle/clamp to the post and gingerly ride it home? Or clamp on something else to sit on? Or just ride home...
05-13-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,418
Posted By jethin

Very cool!

Very cool!
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