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05-21-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 53,642
Posted By EddyR

Super nice looking restoration. 1/8 in tape works...

Super nice looking restoration. 1/8 in tape works good for setting off two colors. I made my own cutting it as thin a 1/16 . I clear coated over it and it never came loose.
Ed
05-06-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3,550
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Views: 565,019
Posted By EddyR

Will be 82 in less than a month and i am three...

Will be 82 in less than a month and i am three months from my knee replacement today so i went out on this 88 Cannondale i had never ridden. Picked it up six months ago as a shed find. Under Thirty...
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By EddyR

I do not know much about these bikes but it looks...

I do not know much about these bikes but it looks like a mens Spitfire model. To fix up and ride is easy but to restore it will take a a huge effort and there plenty of that vintage on cl for &2-300...
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By EddyR

At $70 the bike is gone already.??

At $70 the bike is gone already.??
04-23-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,629
Posted By EddyR

I read through the later post here and one thing...

I read through the later post here and one thing different about walking and ridding is in 30 minute walk you may get around the block but on a bike you may have gone through several subdivisions. I...
04-05-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3,550
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Views: 565,019
Posted By EddyR

I am 81 and never thought of myself as old until...

I am 81 and never thought of myself as old until my right knee got so bad it was making it hard to ride about a year ago. February 10 i had complete knee replacement. I wanted to be back on my bike...
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By EddyR

Just trying to help ,277 looking at C&V, 66 over...

Just trying to help ,277 looking at C&V, 66 over here.
01-14-22, 07:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,392
Posted By EddyR

A crude way that will work is a vice grip and a...

A crude way that will work is a vice grip and a long bar. Putting the arm back on and shimming it to the vice grip will help.
Ed
08-13-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,354
Posted By EddyR

The one bike most will not steel is a step...

The one bike most will not steel is a step through or girls bike. When i was flipping a lot of bikes i got rid of quite a few of these by going to the entrance of UNC Charlotte and selling them for...
06-26-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,854
Posted By EddyR

Like i mentioned above they have a replay to...

Like i mentioned above they have a replay to watch any time you want. I use Roku to set it up. Perfect on my tv.😍
Forum: Southeast
06-20-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,126
Posted By EddyR

Lots of country roads with out traffic here in...

Lots of country roads with out traffic here in Stanley co NC just north of Locust. Only 25 miles from down town Charlotte NC but it is a totally different life style as it is all farm country here....
05-16-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,397
Posted By EddyR

Bobby It is a good feeling to give someone a...

Bobby It is a good feeling to give someone a present, even better the way you did it. You don't have to worry about if they will take care of the gift as you do not know who will get each bike....
03-09-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By EddyR

I put in Friday from Ben;s Cycle in Milwaukee and...

I put in Friday from Ben;s Cycle in Milwaukee and I got i today.
It is easy to blame post office but a lot of delay is with the sender.

Ed
Forum: Touring
12-23-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,452
Posted By EddyR

Zachleft I flipped over 50 Cannondale's all...

Zachleft I flipped over 50 Cannondale's all pre CAD 3. I didn't pay much attention to what model they were as I just cleaned and serviced them and out the door they went. I believe I only saw...
11-23-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,254
Posted By EddyR

Oakman. I think you are just looking for...

Oakman. I think you are just looking for something to talk about. I am 80 and do not feel like you seem to.
After all these years you have not stripped or broken any part you have been living...
10-11-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,411
Posted By EddyR

When I was flipping bikes and going through...

When I was flipping bikes and going through hundreds of bikes I only remember seeing this two times. Both times it was on a bikes I had sold and the person brought the bike back to me. I had lots of...
08-30-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,379
Posted By EddyR

I had NBC Gold for many years but they offered no...

I had NBC Gold for many years but they offered no credit for all the missed races this year so I gave up on them.
I heard about Peacock on here and went for one month. I am retired so the time of...
08-23-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,565
Posted By EddyR

Came across this bike shop in Statesville NC last...

Came across this bike shop in Statesville NC last year. Newest bike in the place was at least 25 years old.
...
08-10-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,383
Posted By EddyR

I have a couple of those type medals from...

I have a couple of those type medals from 1949-1950. I was 55 years late compared to the man above..
{ Sorry I removed most of this as I got crossed with another thread that mentioned Ice skating.}...
05-25-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By EddyR

My First Vintage Bike- 1941

Came across these today and I thought they would make a fun thread about our early bikes. The second picture about 1944 looks like a mid 1930's tricycle.
This was the start of a long association...
05-11-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,893
Posted By EddyR

I have watched this thread with interest as I did...

I have watched this thread with interest as I did that to a chainring many rears ago. It was my fault and it was not bent as much as yours is . I hit a high stone curb and bent the chainring out. I...
04-07-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 18,872
Views: 2,317,026
Posted By EddyR

I see " ascherer" riding in NYC's pictures....

I see " ascherer" riding in NYC's pictures. Amazing to see the streets that empty. Localy NC has been shut down for almost a month but house construction is going full blast as this house is about...
04-04-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,272
Posted By EddyR

There is a cloth tape sold at Tractor Supply that...

There is a cloth tape sold at Tractor Supply that is used for wrapping horses legs. Same tape used by your doctor when he tekes a blood sample ,to hold on the bandage. I have used it for years on...
03-26-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By EddyR

Robertj298 I am 79 and just started back after...

Robertj298 I am 79 and just started back after a eight month no riding. The first two short rides the legs were on fire. The third ride legs a lot better but I was still puffing a lot.. Yesterday...
Replies: 33
Views: 3,914
Posted By EddyR

Thrift store find became Barn find. Just a little...

Thrift store find became Barn find. Just a little lie!
02-02-20, 10:58 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,868
Posted By EddyR

I enjoyed reading this thread and it brought back...

I enjoyed reading this thread and it brought back s lot of memories of being on the road by myself. It is amazing what you can do if you do not know any better. From 1956 to 1959 I went on quite a...
11-12-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18,872
Views: 2,317,026
Posted By EddyR

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x332/006_640x332__cf291b64bfa54b6106fae627cad1fb19fdc83987.jpg...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,275
Posted By EddyR

Riverdrifter That is a great looking bike. ...

Riverdrifter That is a great looking bike. Like I said I have had some like that and I would ride them once in awhile. When I moved to a apartment from my house I had to make some tough choices...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,275
Posted By EddyR

When I was a flipper I learned to not go and meet...

When I was a flipper I learned to not go and meet people unless I was the buyer. They will often offer you less and then you have made the trip for nothing.
I had a price and did not take offers....
07-14-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,316
Posted By EddyR

Just 20 years ago the tour started the 15 pound...

Just 20 years ago the tour started the 15 pound rule. Even steel bikes were going under that be for the rule. The big advantage to carbon is the bike shape is easy to make it the way you want it....
05-30-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 894
Posted By EddyR

The Seekers on a bike -Coke add

Judith Durham lead singer of the Seekers riding no hands,1966
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wp7EFVYyAg&list=PLg-jS7VWuFqeV4mXI265tW0Paff7pxWG6&index=35
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