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03-16-21, 10:34 AM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

I used the excuse of another road test of the...

I used the excuse of another road test of the for-sale bike to get a slice at my new favorite pizza place.
yum yum eat-um-up

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03-13-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17,221
Views: 1,850,849
Posted By NJgreyhead

Did another road test of a donated late-1980s...

Did another road test of a donated late-1980s Nishiki Custom 12-sp, which I rehabbed to the point of being safely rideable, and which is currently listed for sale to benefit the non-profit. I used...
03-05-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4,324
Views: 406,879
Posted By NJgreyhead

Above on 2.16.21, I posted a fuzzy flip-phone pic...

Above on 2.16.21, I posted a fuzzy flip-phone pic of a Nishiki I was re-habbing in my basement for a non-profit.
Here it is, done and in the sun.
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02-21-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 61,597
Views: 9,299,392
Posted By NJgreyhead

Claud Butler Electron (1976?), Reynolds 531 (fork...

Claud Butler Electron (1976?), Reynolds 531 (fork only), 1x5, Campy, $180 obo. New listing.

https://allentown.craigslist.org/bik/d/allentown-vintage-claud-butler-electron/7280831508.html

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02-16-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4,324
Views: 406,879
Posted By NJgreyhead

I've been working on this donated bike (late '80s...

I've been working on this donated bike (late '80s Nishiki Custom) in order to Craigslist it for a non-profit. Decent 12-speed bike, worth the rehab.
Was pretty far along before finding out that the...
02-16-21, 04:39 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 35,184
Posted By NJgreyhead

Lotus water bottles were available thru the...

Lotus water bottles were available thru the vintagelotusbicycles website, but that site now seems inactive, sad to say.
01-31-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,091
Posted By NJgreyhead

My TdF watching used to be via NBC Sports Gold,...

My TdF watching used to be via NBC Sports Gold, but that was spendy, and it became a real snooze (literally) watching for hours each day. After 2 years, I dropped the sub.
Daily 15-20 minute recaps...
01-18-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 61,597
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Posted By NJgreyhead

One CL listing with 5 nice bikes. The Raleigh SC...

One CL listing with 5 nice bikes. The Raleigh SC MkII and the Trek 500 series each $450. There is also a Paramount for $425. Listing has been up for 2 months.
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01-16-21, 05:03 AM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Above I-295 in Logan Twp, NJ. ...

Above I-295 in Logan Twp, NJ.




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01-12-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 802,265
Posted By NJgreyhead

Don't think I've posted here before - but I could...

Don't think I've posted here before - but I could be wrong!
-NJg

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12-31-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 61,597
Views: 9,299,392
Posted By NJgreyhead

Nice looking Bottecchia, $300 (saddle not...

Nice looking Bottecchia, $300 (saddle not included).
Wheel size is listed as 26.5 in...

https://cnj.craigslist.org/bik/d/westfield-vintage-bottecchia-bicycle/7254830451.html
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12-30-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17,221
Views: 1,850,849
Posted By NJgreyhead

It was cold again today, but I wanted to get one...

It was cold again today, but I wanted to get one more ride in for 2020.
In Laurel Springs NJ, this was the summer home of the Good Gray Poet for a few years. He took mudbaths in nearby Laurel Lake....
12-25-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 821
Posted By NJgreyhead

And Mountain's cover of Theme for an Imaginary...

And Mountain's cover of Theme for an Imaginary Western (by Jack Bruce) is a Top Ten tune for me.
12-21-20, 06:08 PM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Nice Univega Nuovo Sport for $100 obo, but lousy...

Nice Univega Nuovo Sport for $100 obo, but lousy pics, and no way it is a 58cm.
https://southjersey.craigslist.org/bik/d/marlton-58cm-touring-bicycle-1987/7250590912.html

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12-11-20, 08:04 PM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Headed down to Paulsboro NJ, along the Delaware...

Headed down to Paulsboro NJ, along the Delaware River.


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12-08-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 20,303
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Schwinn 10-speed Traveler, original owner, $500. ...

Schwinn 10-speed Traveler, original owner, $500.
Water bottle is an additional $75, but maybe that includes the cage?
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12-04-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,791
Posted By NJgreyhead

WRT putting the chain in tension for taking a...

WRT putting the chain in tension for taking a proper measurement, I put the bike on the workstand with the rear wheel resting on the floor to keep it and the cassette from turning. Then I hang a...
12-03-20, 06:53 AM
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Views: 9,299,392
Posted By NJgreyhead

Panasonic DX 3000, butted Tange, 21.5", half-step...

Panasonic DX 3000, butted Tange, 21.5", half-step w/granny 15-spd, Deore, $150. Been listed for 22 days.
https://lancaster.craigslist.org/bik/d/lititz-1982-panasonic-dx-3000/7228982538.html
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11-30-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,746
Posted By NJgreyhead

There's an '86 Trek 300 Elance on Central NJ...

There's an '86 Trek 300 Elance on Central NJ Craigslist, been there about a month, but the asking price is $200, twice what you paid. Well bought!
11-20-20, 04:02 AM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

That might be the very rare Gerund model.

That might be the very rare Gerund model.
11-14-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,300
Posted By NJgreyhead

Teamwork!

Teamwork!
11-14-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,300
Posted By NJgreyhead

You mean like Porsch-ee?

You mean like Porsch-ee?
11-13-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,300
Posted By NJgreyhead

SHWAL-buh

SHWAL-buh
11-13-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By NJgreyhead

I'd guess the producer varied over the years,...

I'd guess the producer varied over the years, depending on who gave the best price for the specs.
11-08-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17,221
Views: 1,850,849
Posted By NJgreyhead

On a gorgeous day, I rode the '88 Trek 400 in...

On a gorgeous day, I rode the '88 Trek 400 in Logan Twp, Gloucester County NJ today.
(I used the same background recently for a pic of my Raleigh Super Course.)
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11-05-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 61,597
Views: 9,299,392
Posted By NJgreyhead

I think this one is pretty good for $100; cro-mo,...

I think this one is pretty good for $100; cro-mo, downtube shifters, aero brake levers, 105, q/r rear wheel (front too?), Taiwan....
11-04-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 17,221
Views: 1,850,849
Posted By NJgreyhead

Rode the Perkiomen Trail (Montgomery County PA)...

Rode the Perkiomen Trail (Montgomery County PA) yesterday with some buddies. Thanks again for the idea, dickbandit .

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11-02-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20,303
Views: 3,430,890
Posted By NJgreyhead

Looks like M. C. Escher is selling a bike. ...

Looks like M. C. Escher is selling a bike.
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10-22-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 17,221
Views: 1,850,849
Posted By NJgreyhead

This sounds like a plan. Thanks for the idea....

This sounds like a plan. Thanks for the idea. Never rode the Perk.
-NJg
10-21-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 17,221
Views: 1,850,849
Posted By NJgreyhead

Rode the Raleigh along the river (Susquehanna,...

Rode the Raleigh along the river (Susquehanna, that is, out of Columbia PA).

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10-19-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 61,597
Views: 9,299,392
Posted By NJgreyhead

The frame and its price(?) are tall at 61cm and...

The frame and its price(?) are tall at 61cm and $625. This is worth a glance. Motobecane Team Champion with Campy, Mavic and (claimed) Reynolds 753....
10-19-20, 05:00 AM
Replies: 17,221
Views: 1,850,849
Posted By NJgreyhead

Downtown Shiloh in Cumberland County NJ. ...

Downtown Shiloh in Cumberland County NJ.

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Hope Grange near Bridgeton NJ
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Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-20, 02:11 AM
Replies: 2,693
Views: 447,799
Posted By NJgreyhead

Gloomy Sunday in Gloucester County NJ. ...

Gloomy Sunday in Gloucester County NJ.

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09-09-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17,221
Views: 1,850,849
Posted By NJgreyhead

The tail end of my Raleigh Super Course Mk II at...

The tail end of my Raleigh Super Course Mk II at the site of my nature break, by the bridge over Pargey Creek on Swedesboro Ave, Gloucester County NJ. It was the only secluded spot I could find...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,216
Posted By NJgreyhead

Thanks again for the helpful responses. I am...

Thanks again for the helpful responses.
I am about ready to go, but... gotta ride it a bit now. Probably the raciest bike that will ever pass thru my hands.
-NJg

EDIT: Sold to a happy buyer,...
06-27-20, 03:35 AM
Replies: 7,092
Views: 670,516
Posted By NJgreyhead

Yes, but remember, it was a whopping 14.357...

Yes, but remember, it was a whopping 14.357 French Francs to them.
Maybe you shoulda bought two.
10-04-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,477
Posted By NJgreyhead

Well-written article. The author was some guy...

Well-written article. The author was some guy named Gary Fisher.
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