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08-09-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,641
Posted By thumpism

Didn't have a bike with me on this driving trip....

Didn't have a bike with me on this driving trip. Birthplace of a brand.
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08-07-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 3,785,347
Posted By thumpism

Western Flyer version for $20 in NH. ...

Western Flyer version for $20 in NH.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/580750976873859
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08-05-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,315
Posted By thumpism

Miyata Quick Cross for $35 in KY. ...

Miyata Quick Cross for $35 in KY.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/772051033933145
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08-05-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 3,785,347
Posted By thumpism

This is at the co-op in the donation pile. I'd...

This is at the co-op in the donation pile. I'd normally post in the co-op thread but figured it might be better appreciated here. It's a Hercules with a camelback frame and a CB Sturmey hub. Looks to...
08-04-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By thumpism

I have a set in red and will rasta-ize my...

I have a set in red and will rasta-ize my Cimarron one of these days.
07-29-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5,232
Views: 599,512
Posted By thumpism

You want a bodge? Make your Pletscher into a true...

You want a bodge? Make your Pletscher into a true seat stay mount rack. This one was actually a warranty piece that had cracked through on one side so I didn't really destroy anything....
07-28-22, 09:19 PM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,315
Posted By thumpism

Iron Man for $140 in NY. ...

Iron Man for $140 in NY.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1168391087042448
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07-28-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,026,897
Posted By thumpism

Since those bolts look essential you could...

Since those bolts look essential you could instead dremel out in the tooth area and install your LEDs there, give it a fo-shizzle grille like rappers have.
07-28-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,910
Posted By thumpism

Sure would be nice if all this venting took place...

Sure would be nice if all this venting took place during rides and not in the forums.

Regarding rides with Cheryl, "farther" = fart+her. Coincidence? I think not.
07-26-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 3,785,347
Posted By thumpism

Looks like a 23" ladies' Sports for $95 in PA. ...

Looks like a 23" ladies' Sports for $95 in PA.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1108839636730192
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07-24-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,315
Posted By thumpism

Ride a tandem solo past a sidewalk cafe and see...

Ride a tandem solo past a sidewalk cafe and see how many volunteer stokers you get. The wife might reconsider.
07-16-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 593
Posted By thumpism

Not a lockring. The Uniglide cassette is held on...

Not a lockring. The Uniglide cassette is held on by the threaded outer cog. Get two chain whips and go to town. Should come off easy.
07-13-22, 09:50 PM
Replies: 982
Views: 193,801
Posted By thumpism

Hmmm, calling him Wednesday might diminish the...

Hmmm, calling him Wednesday might diminish the impact of the discovery. What the hell, set your watch ahead and call him Friday.
07-13-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 558
Posted By thumpism

I could not figure out what the hell you meant by...

I could not figure out what the hell you meant by that until I found the thread elsewhere. You shoulda linked...
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07-11-22, 05:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 558
Posted By thumpism

No photos?!?!?

No photos?!?!?
07-11-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 59,778
Posted By thumpism

Our co-op is still in pathetic shape but at least...

Our co-op is still in pathetic shape but at least they got another dumpster, this one a standard-sized one instead of a trailer-length one. No room in it for the discarded bikes and parts since it...
07-05-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 3,785,347
Posted By thumpism

You might want to be scouting around for a larger...

You might want to be scouting around for a larger cog for the hub. Most of these bikes are overgeared and it seems to get worse the older I get.
07-03-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 3,785,347
Posted By thumpism

The chainguards work fine. When riding in long...

The chainguards work fine. When riding in long pants I use metal boyangs (trouser clips) and have never had a problem. There might be some small sacrifice in frame strength on the stepthrough, but I...
07-03-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 3,785,347
Posted By thumpism

I rode 25"/64cm bikes for years and still do, but...

I rode 25"/64cm bikes for years and still do, but the last few have been 24"/62cm and I ride a 23" Sports with no problem. I keep planning to use a stem with more reach than stock. I also have a...
07-02-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 3,785,347
Posted By thumpism

Back to Sturmey stuff. ...

Back to Sturmey stuff.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1650221422001981
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06-27-22, 06:30 AM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,315
Posted By thumpism

$50 in VA. ...

$50 in VA.

https://richmond.craigslist.org/bik/d/chester-mountain-bike/7501517157.html

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06-21-22, 05:50 AM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,315
Posted By thumpism

In the days before hybrids many shoppers should...

In the days before hybrids many shoppers should have been buying these instead of drop bar 10-speeds. I built and sold a bunch of these in my shop days and they're terrific machines, his 'n' hers...
06-20-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 3,785,347
Posted By thumpism

"Old beach cruiser." No price listed beyond the...

"Old beach cruiser." No price listed beyond the $1 in the title so get out to Long Island and grab it.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/728675371684548
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06-16-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 3,785,347
Posted By thumpism

Nice Sports for $135 in PA. ...

Nice Sports for $135 in PA.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/565199458544786
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06-16-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,315
Posted By thumpism

Gitane with Mafac cantis for $300 in OH. ...

Gitane with Mafac cantis for $300 in OH.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/431067718571042
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06-14-22, 05:29 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,475
Posted By thumpism

If s/he pedals it, then s/he is a real cyclist.

If s/he pedals it, then s/he is a real cyclist.
06-13-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,475
Posted By thumpism

Real cyclists who are seriously overloaded...

Real cyclists who are seriously overloaded generally show more consideration when parking on the sidewalk....
06-11-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 3,785,347
Posted By thumpism

Puch Rugby Sport for $100 in CT. Looks like the...

Puch Rugby Sport for $100 in CT. Looks like the remains of my initials on the TWT shop sticker, so I would have assembled this bike.

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06-11-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,315
Posted By thumpism

Tall 930 for $25 in PA. ...

Tall 930 for $25 in PA.

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06-09-22, 06:47 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 6,770
Posted By thumpism

Learn how to roll. Hitting the ground is less...

Learn how to roll. Hitting the ground is less traumatic with a managed landing.
06-09-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,026,897
Posted By thumpism

Semi-outrageous price for the grimy condition...

Semi-outrageous price for the grimy condition (what you can tell from the crappy photos), barely intelligible text; all good indicators of the deal to be had.
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06-08-22, 09:22 PM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,026,897
Posted By thumpism

Don't forget crookedizing the shifters....

Don't forget crookedizing the shifters....
06-04-22, 05:58 AM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,315
Posted By thumpism

This may be my old bike. Peugeot recalled these...

This may be my old bike. Peugeot recalled these Pechiny-process bikes after a few of the frames suffered separation of the bonding at the lugs. I joined the company at about that time and was in the...
06-01-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,009
Posted By thumpism

After three breaks, maybe you should get rid of...

After three breaks, maybe you should get rid of that trike and try a two wheeler. It's about time.
05-31-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14,797
Views: 3,601,234
Posted By thumpism

Perhaps not what you meant, but these insulation...

Perhaps not what you meant, but these insulation batts were in a nearby construction dumpster and I brought them home to help insulate the walls of my shop area. Literally saved from the dump......
05-31-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,009
Posted By thumpism

The sign from my alma mater hanging on my garage....

The sign from my alma mater hanging on my garage.
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05-29-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1,426
Views: 173,420
Posted By thumpism

Smashed baseball. Found in the middle of the road...

Smashed baseball. Found in the middle of the road and guess it was not done with a bicycle....
05-29-22, 09:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,085
Posted By thumpism

Wow, that's a Tempo Matador on the right. ...

Wow, that's a Tempo Matador on the right.
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05-29-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,085
Posted By thumpism

'63 Polara on his right, '65 Coronet across the...

'63 Polara on his right, '65 Coronet across the street. This stuff mattered in high school.
05-27-22, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5,232
Views: 599,512
Posted By thumpism

Raining today so more inside work, a little more...

Raining today so more inside work, a little more progress on the strippage of the 620. If it's hot and sunny tomorrow I'll move outiside and try merziac's suggestions for further paint removal....
05-24-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,315
Posted By thumpism

531 Raleigh for $120 in MD. ...

531 Raleigh for $120 in MD.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1402321313542536
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05-23-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By thumpism

Very basic, built by Procycle of Canada, 700C...

Very basic, built by Procycle of Canada, 700C wheels and tires. Hey, if it works and you like it...

I used to rep for Peugeot and have a soft spot for their bikes.
05-10-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 371,600
Posted By thumpism

I went back to school in 2002 in my fifties for...

I went back to school in 2002 in my fifties for an IT certificate so I could change careers and one day a professor was discussing certain tech developments and mentioned Hedy Lamarr's patent. I...
05-10-22, 06:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,414
Posted By thumpism

You think NOS is a headache? Try having a bunch...

You think NOS is a headache? Try having a bunch of OOS.
05-07-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5,232
Views: 599,512
Posted By thumpism

Slipstream update: the crankarm broke right...

Slipstream update: the crankarm broke right across the taper for the BB. Don't believe I've ever seen that on a bike that wasn't completely beat to crap....
05-06-22, 09:22 PM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,315
Posted By thumpism

Stump in orange for $165 in MA. ...

Stump in orange for $165 in MA.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/684911962833396
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05-05-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 3,785,347
Posted By thumpism

Two dinky Raleigh RSW folders for $199 in NC. ...

Two dinky Raleigh RSW folders for $199 in NC.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/544392350462741
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05-05-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5,232
Views: 599,512
Posted By thumpism

This just arrived for a once over and a repair, a...

This just arrived for a once over and a repair, a neighbor's GT Slipstream that came from my old alma mater, Two Wheel Travel. Initials have faded from the shop sticker so we don't know who assembled...
05-05-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,315
Posted By thumpism

$20 for Sierra bones in NC. ...

$20 for Sierra bones in NC.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/303674245261502
...
05-04-22, 06:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 881
Posted By thumpism

Don't ride farther from home than you want to...

Don't ride farther from home than you want to walk back.
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