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03-18-19, 06:06 PM
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Posted By Sixty Fiver

Damn... 9 years and almost 20,000 posts. ...

Damn... 9 years and almost 20,000 posts.

Looks like my images vanished... wonder if that was because of some upgrades here ?
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03-18-19, 06:01 PM
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Posted By Sixty Fiver

Winter seems to be on it's last legs, in a few...

Winter seems to be on it's last legs, in a few more days I should be able to get the bike out of the garage.
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03-17-19, 11:26 PM
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Posted By Sixty Fiver

Still kicking... although not as high as I used...

Still kicking... although not as high as I used to.

:)
Forum: Foo
03-17-19, 11:15 PM
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Posted By Sixty Fiver

Time does fly doesn't it ?

Checking in after what has been too long an absence methinks... inspired by a wonderful visit we had this weekend by Buglady... who we met here over 12 years ago but have never met in real life...
03-17-19, 11:09 PM
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Posted By Sixty Fiver

So good to see you guys holding down the fort...

So good to see you guys holding down the fort here.. .still.

Hope everyone has been staying well and in good health.
Forum: Foo
09-24-17, 09:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,293
Posted By Sixty Fiver

We have five parrots of various species and...

We have five parrots of various species and sizes... but they are not pets.

Companions is a better word, or five year olds with wings.
Forum: Foo
09-24-17, 09:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,662
Posted By Sixty Fiver

I like Metallica's smooth Jazz offerings. ...

I like Metallica's smooth Jazz offerings.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBmM79YadYM
Forum: Foo
09-24-17, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3,409
Views: 257,993
Posted By Sixty Fiver

I love the hummingbirds... 582131

I love the hummingbirds...

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Forum: Foo
09-24-17, 08:14 PM
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Posted By Sixty Fiver

From our annual trip to Michigan... just a few of...

From our annual trip to Michigan... just a few of many hundreds.


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09-24-17, 08:07 PM
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Posted By Sixty Fiver

Nice to see that the lights are still on and hope...

Nice to see that the lights are still on and hope everyone is well.

Have just started to get back on a bike that does not have a motor and think a certain old Raleigh Sports needs to get out for...
09-24-17, 08:03 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 49,465
Posted By Sixty Fiver

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09-24-17, 08:02 PM
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Posted By Sixty Fiver

No problem. The 2017 season is upon us,...

No problem.

The 2017 season is upon us, looking forward to more adventures here.

To that end I picked up a new stove so I can make a hot beverage or soup on the trail, it is a 1966 Coleman...
Forum: Foo
07-31-17, 02:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,870
Posted By Sixty Fiver

574297 90 million made and counting... the...

574297

90 million made and counting... the most successful petrol powered vehicle of all time.

:)
07-31-17, 01:55 PM
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Posted By Sixty Fiver

It is a 1982 70cc version... bought it with 2800...

It is a 1982 70cc version... bought it with 2800 original miles and she just rolled over 4800 miles this week.

Gets over 100 mpg in stop and go traffic and cruises nicely at 40 mph which is better...
07-31-17, 01:52 PM
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Posted By Sixty Fiver

Honda 70 Passport / Super Cub

Honda 70 Passport / Super Cub
07-30-17, 12:48 PM
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Posted By Sixty Fiver

I hope everyone is enjoying this beautiful...

I hope everyone is enjoying this beautiful Sunday... the clouds seem to be clearing and I think I need to go for a little ride. My back and hip have been a mess so I have been forced to ride...
07-30-17, 12:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,756
Posted By Sixty Fiver

My custom P20 has a custom made rear triangle...

My custom P20 has a custom made rear triangle with 132.5 spacing to handle what is now a 9 speed block... the original drop outs on a 20 will not allow you to use the outermost cog on a cassette...
05-24-17, 10:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,250
Posted By Sixty Fiver

The Pontiac Fiero probably had the best all round...

The Pontiac Fiero probably had the best all round gear ratios for commuting.
05-24-17, 10:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,934
Posted By Sixty Fiver

I saw the bike signal... :) Hope everyone...

I saw the bike signal... :)

Hope everyone is well.
04-15-17, 01:14 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 28,692
Posted By Sixty Fiver

One more before I get back to the shop... had to...

One more before I get back to the shop... had to drive some miles to go and pick up this 1920 Singer Industrial treadle. It is a 31k20 which was a tailor's machine and is ideal for sewing heavier...
04-15-17, 01:10 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 28,692
Posted By Sixty Fiver

Another grail machine is a Pfaff 130 (German)......

Another grail machine is a Pfaff 130 (German)... this machine is simply off the hook for speed and power and is still one of the most powerful domestic machines ever made.

It is as smooth as...
04-15-17, 01:07 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 28,692
Posted By Sixty Fiver

I knocked a few machines off my grail list of...

I knocked a few machines off my grail list of late, one of them is the 1938 Bernina 117 (Swiss made) which came here after WW2 and was owned by a seamstress.

It had been electrified but was...
04-15-17, 12:55 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 28,692
Posted By Sixty Fiver

Our little sewing adventure here continues and we...

Our little sewing adventure here continues and we have opened up a little shop to run alongside the bicycle shop... it has kept us very busy this winter.

Focusing on vintage machines primarily,...
04-15-17, 12:47 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 28,692
Posted By Sixty Fiver

The G series machines are quite sought after...

The G series machines are quite sought after machines, they take an already great machine and make them just that much better.

I have a 411G I have been using as a daily driver, the 431G is the...
04-15-17, 12:43 PM
Replies: 20,098
Views: 1,865,585
Posted By Sixty Fiver

Have not seen too many of these but my friend...

Have not seen too many of these but my friend built one up as a fixed gear and pounded the hell out of it for years... the frames are a bit whippy under a stronger rider and in that make a better...
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