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10-27-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 20,889
Posted By dweenk

I don't have digital photo of our Springer...

I don't have digital photo of our Springer Spaniel. His name was Chap and he suffered from epilepsy. That was evident when he was
3 months old. The person that bred the dog and ***** knew that the...
10-24-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 490
Posted By dweenk

I have had trouble with Michelin and Gatorskin...

I have had trouble with Michelin and Gatorskin foldables. Wire bead ttires go on easy on the same rims. Good idea to carry a tire jack.
10-21-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 944
Views: 93,570
Posted By dweenk

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1120x2000/img_20201019_110109123_327b52c68257602fa67bb07bcc63aaf63787de85.jpg
This past Monday we found this goldenrod at the edge of the Marsh...
10-11-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,372
Posted By dweenk

^^^^^^ Woodworkers vise. It should have wooden...

^^^^^^ Woodworkers vise. It should have wooden jaw inserts aand mounts under the top of the workbench.
10-09-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 291,082
Posted By dweenk

In that case, I have a pair of NIB Shimano...

In that case, I have a pair of NIB Shimano thumbies (actually more like Rapid Fire in that there is a lever and button). Model is SL-TX30 SIS index. These are resin body shifters with the internal...
10-09-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 291,082
Posted By dweenk

^^^^^ What Unca Sam said. If the bike has...

^^^^^ What Unca Sam said. If the bike has standard spaced cogs, Sram or Shimano indexing thumbies should work. Specially spaced cogs will be an endless frustration for her unless she has the...
09-28-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 311
Posted By dweenk

Sorry, but this reminded me of Edward Hopper....

Sorry, but this reminded me of Edward Hopper. "Nighthawks", there must be a bike parked around the corner.
...
09-27-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,285
Posted By dweenk

My 1980 Tourist ...

My 1980 Tourist

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09-26-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,367
Posted By dweenk

We ran a point-of-sale and gasoline dispenser...

We ran a point-of-sale and gasoline dispenser system on this.
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1200/img_0013_0358e6d3898718cd95469632d9a449f70f01be14.jpg
09-24-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 710
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...
09-23-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 291,082
Posted By dweenk

I may have a Suntour hanger in my stash. Let me...

I may have a Suntour hanger in my stash. Let me know if that is the way you want to go.
09-19-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,502
Posted By dweenk

That looks more like Wonder Woman to me; but RBG...

That looks more like Wonder Woman to me; but RBG was that without the chain (or rope) of truth. She didn't need anything other than her wit.
09-19-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,502
Posted By dweenk

I think IronWoman.

I think IronWoman.
09-19-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,502
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: 97
Views: 2,293
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...
09-16-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 535
Posted By dweenk

I would deal with the bent forks first, and then...

I would deal with the bent forks first, and then look at the headset.
09-15-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By dweenk

I agree with you. Just put loose bearings in and...

I agree with you. Just put loose bearings in and see how it goes together.
09-13-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 23,293
Views: 2,690,291
Posted By dweenk

How much phone wire do the bags hold? :rolleyes:

How much phone wire do the bags hold? :rolleyes:
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By dweenk

Like TugaDude said, why fake a Panasonic MTB?...

Like TugaDude said, why fake a Panasonic MTB? There is no profit to be gained. It is real.
09-01-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,367
Posted By dweenk

My late father-in-law built a computer based on...

My late father-in-law built a computer based on the S-100 bus. Input as I recall was by a bank of toggle switches, probably 4 bit or 8 bit. Zilog was just down the road a couple of miles. That...
08-31-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,367
Posted By dweenk

C & V Computers

Classic or not so classic computers anyone?
My list:
1. A Commodore Vic 20 (sold years ago).
2. A Timex/Sinclair 1000 with a 16k expansion card (my wife tossed the 16k card, not knowing what it...
08-31-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 23,293
Views: 2,690,291
Posted By dweenk

This needs to back on page #1...

This needs to back on page #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) .
08-31-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 58,655
Views: 8,594,894
Posted By dweenk

A large High Sierra in Delaware. Does not appear...

A large High Sierra in Delaware. Does not appear to be all original. $150
https://easternshore.craigslist.org/bik/d/milton-schwinn-high-sierra-all-purpose/7186864991.html
08-29-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 535
Posted By dweenk

I know that there have been charts posted on the...

I know that there have been charts posted on the forum detailing the strength of various steels used in frame tubing - I can't locate one right now. Lots of tubing manufacturers used seamed tubing....
08-26-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 214,417
Posted By dweenk

Wenonah canoes were damned light, but I would...

Wenonah canoes were damned light, but I would hate to hit a cross-wind carrying it like that.
08-24-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 105,085
Posted By dweenk

I like that, but I must confess to be guilty of...

I like that, but I must confess to be guilty of Cimalust. When I got my Cim only the stem needed to be replaced, and I found that here on BF, but it was missing the little SunTour button. I think I...
08-23-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 816
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...
08-19-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,238
Posted By dweenk

I am wondering about the lack of chrome plating...

I am wondering about the lack of chrome plating during the WWII years. Was it because chromium was a vital war material, or because it was reflective?
08-19-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 291,082
Posted By dweenk

I have an orphan left cable stop. Don't have the...

I have an orphan left cable stop. Don't have the screw though. Yours for the asking.
08-18-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 46,506
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
08-17-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 944
Posted By dweenk

I have a couple of 52's that I could grind down...

I have a couple of 52's that I could grind down to 50.:innocent:
08-16-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 291,082
Posted By dweenk

I have what you seek. The problem here is that I...

I have what you seek. The problem here is that I have a matching pair. I do not want to be left with an orphan right side. Do you have a solution?
08-15-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,876
Posted By dweenk

Kurt, It is 1980 according to the hub and has a...

Kurt,
It is 1980 according to the hub and has a front dyno-hub. Rod brakes, 28" wheels, Brooks leather saddle, etc.
08-15-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,876
Posted By dweenk

A few years ago I bought a DL-1 with full...

A few years ago I bought a DL-1 with full chaincase from a guy in Virginia. It had a Norfolk bike license sticker, it may have been purchased overseas and brought to th US by someone in the Navy....
08-12-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 674
Posted By dweenk

Try this link over at the CABE. ...

Try this link over at the CABE.

https://thecabe.com/forum/index/military-bicycles.43/
08-12-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 58,655
Views: 8,594,894
Posted By dweenk

That Stumpjumper looks a lot like a Schwinn High...

That Stumpjumper looks a lot like a Schwinn High Sierra of the same time period.
08-10-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,049
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: 412
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: 1,331
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...
08-08-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,909
Posted By dweenk

One of them would be black, but Rule #9...

One of them would be black, but Rule #9 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=9) prohibits me from discussing the other colors.
08-08-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7,547
Views: 1,963,456
Posted By dweenk

AFAIK that is the original seat post.

AFAIK that is the original seat post.
08-07-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7,547
Views: 1,963,456
Posted By dweenk

I may have posted this a couple of years ago - if...

I may have posted this a couple of years ago - if so i apologize. A 1984 Schwinn High Sierra....
08-07-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 348
Posted By dweenk

Aero LeversFS: Pair of Dia-Compe Non-

I have a pair of the above noted levers for sale. The levers are slotted and have the original hoods which are amazingly still flexible. One lever has a bit of rash on the upper 2-1/2" section. I am...
07-28-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 481
Posted By dweenk

I have a 1985 Nishiki Riveria GT stashed away in...

I have a 1985 Nishiki Riveria GT stashed away in the gonna' get to soon queue. I took a quick look today and it appears that the cantis would adjust to 700c easily. It is hanging and I can't see the...
07-27-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,787
Posted By dweenk

I say tell your bike repairman bulls**t. Find...

I say tell your bike repairman bulls**t. Find another shop or learn how to do it yourself.
07-27-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By dweenk

By "sticking" do you mean that when you release...

By "sticking" do you mean that when you release pressure on the brake levers, the brake arms do not open sufficiently to clear the rim? As for the rear wheel, how much play are you talking about? A...
07-27-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 23,293
Views: 2,690,291
Posted By dweenk

I have a 1969/70 Sprite step through with the S-5...

I have a 1969/70 Sprite step through with the S-5 hub. It had plastic S/A downtube shifters that were broken when I bought it. I put two standard shifters on the bars and put it away as a future...
07-27-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,787
Posted By dweenk

That sounds fishy to me. Would you take close-up...

That sounds fishy to me. Would you take close-up photos of the brake and pads and post them? Also, do you know the model of the brakes?
07-26-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 554
Posted By dweenk

Is the cable route different?

Is the cable route different?
07-24-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,595
Posted By dweenk

I am tempted to search "old women in bikinis" and...

I am tempted to search "old women in bikinis" and post it here, but that would be wrong. I could also photoshop it, but that would be more wrong.
The devil is always standing on my shoulder.
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