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05-24-19, 07:12 AM
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200 Years of NY Bicycling

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/23/arts/design/bicycle-exhibition-museum-of-the-city-of-new-york.html?action=click&module=Well&pgtype=Homepage&section=Art%20%20Design&login=email&auth=login-email
05-05-19, 10:28 AM
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Vintage Bike Photos from Detroit

https://www.detroitnews.com/picture-gallery/news/local/michigan-history/2015/06/23/bicycling-in-detroit-through-the-years/29195259/
Forum: Great Lakes
05-03-19, 05:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,099
Posted By oddjob2

During the non-winter, living car-free in...

During the non-winter, living car-free in Nantucket is easy peasy, due to the island’s compact nature.
05-02-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,770
Posted By oddjob2

Yikes, isn’t this the beach where we turn around?...

Yikes, isn’t this the beach where we turn around?

https://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/a-deadly-shark-attack-at-a-beach-on-cape-cod-that-i-know-well
Forum: Great Lakes
05-02-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,099
Posted By oddjob2

Jim, thanks for the photo compliment. North of...

Jim, thanks for the photo compliment. North of Boston is quaint with 200+ year old architecture and rugged coast. I worked at the EYC in Marblehead during a college summer and loved it. Never learned...
Forum: Great Lakes
05-02-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,099
Posted By oddjob2

Glad to know that the PURE MICHIGAN ads with Tim...

Glad to know that the PURE MICHIGAN ads with Tim Allen voiceovers are still working.! No trick photography, the Mitten State shoreline and inland lakes are highly scenic. I have no idea how many...
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Views: 1,407
Posted By oddjob2

That was quick. Someone here or local to your...

That was quick. Someone here or local to your location?
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Views: 1,407
Posted By oddjob2

List it in the big buck communities nearby,...

List it in the big buck communities nearby, Charlottesville and DC.
Forum: Great Lakes
04-10-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,071
Posted By oddjob2

Mackinac Island is pretty tiny, with a loop...

Mackinac Island is pretty tiny, with a loop around the entire island about 7 miles, IIRC. As others have mentioned, Rentals are the way to go, as it is about $20 or so a day.
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Posted By oddjob2

The taller of the two BL's would fit best. Check...

The taller of the two BL's would fit best. Check all welds to make sure frame has no integrity issues.
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Views: 1,531
Posted By oddjob2

In NNJ or delivered to a NuYorker in Hoboken at...

In NNJ or delivered to a NuYorker in Hoboken at the ferry, $135-$150, all day.
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Posted By oddjob2

Rusty chain, indicating a likely need for full...

Rusty chain, indicating a likely need for full overhaul, new tires, low grade hitensile 2040 frame. $50-$60 fmv as shown.
03-19-19, 02:48 AM
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Views: 11,109
Posted By oddjob2

Are you quoting in Loonies?

Are you quoting in Loonies?
03-18-19, 06:30 AM
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Views: 11,109
Posted By oddjob2

Bumping for updates, include powder coating too...

Bumping for updates, include powder coating too please.
03-18-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,168
Posted By oddjob2

A 2x4 is easy peasy compared to the Propane tank...

A 2x4 is easy peasy compared to the Propane tank delivery guys in China.

Just learned that The Grand Hotel was built in about 90 days? Now that is a feat!
03-18-19, 01:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,135
Posted By oddjob2

Last I heard, he was working as a Realtor with...

Last I heard, he was working as a Realtor with his wife in the Troy, Mi area. He had all the bikes he needed and could find time to ride. Plus he was into vintage guitars.
03-15-19, 09:19 PM
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Views: 5,983
Posted By oddjob2

Does the lovely lady know you call her the...

Does the lovely lady know you call her the sledgehammer? :)
Best wishes to the bride and congratulations to you!
03-14-19, 06:46 PM
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Views: 781
Posted By oddjob2

+1 Doesn't cause premature pad wear as sanding...

+1 Doesn't cause premature pad wear as sanding them would.
03-12-19, 06:43 AM
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Posted By oddjob2

A bike well loved is a bike well used! There are...

A bike well loved is a bike well used! There are many examples in this forum of some who have have had a 20-40 year relationship with their bike(s). Some are in original worn condition, some still...
03-11-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,768
Posted By oddjob2

It may be behind the WSJ pay wall: ...

It may be behind the WSJ pay wall:

https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-serious-cyclists-are-paying-more-for-titanium-bikes-11551374180
03-09-19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,305
Posted By oddjob2

LUCAS = Look Under Car After Starting

LUCAS = Look Under Car After Starting
03-09-19, 10:44 PM
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Views: 1,052
Posted By oddjob2

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS > $150. Call or email...

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS > $150. Call or email them to request, VO customer service is top notch.
03-09-19, 02:56 PM
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Views: 1,052
Posted By oddjob2

VO also has a 20% mail order promo on right now.

VO also has a 20% mail order promo on right now.
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Views: 883
Posted By oddjob2

Ad is gone, hope you got it.

Ad is gone, hope you got it.
03-04-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,137
Posted By oddjob2

I have the same Kennedy on my bench, which was...

I have the same Kennedy on my bench, which was trash picked from my former Cub Scout Pack leader's house when his widow was housecleaning. Even has his name on the box.
03-04-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,137
Posted By oddjob2

If you have to carry it, then you are better off...

If you have to carry it, then you are better off with a tool bag than any metal tool box or rolling tool bag. I have Craftsman, Bucket Boss, and Husky brands. When I travel with bike tools, the...
03-01-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,770
Posted By oddjob2

You've been in Ft. Wayne too long BG. Cape...

You've been in Ft. Wayne too long BG.

Cape Cod Rail Trail
02-28-19, 03:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By oddjob2

That Klein looks familiar, lol. Turned out great.

That Klein looks familiar, lol. Turned out great.
02-27-19, 01:22 PM
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Views: 1,208
Posted By oddjob2

I find that my 5'9" body is happiest upon the ice...

I find that my 5'9" body is happiest upon the ice red 850, the purple 930, or the parakeet green Miyata. The other frames or stems make me feel I need to reach too far. I currently also own...
02-17-19, 11:39 AM
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Views: 1,041
Posted By oddjob2

If you want a mid 80's Miyata bottle pm me.

If you want a mid 80's Miyata bottle pm me.
02-17-19, 11:12 AM
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Views: 855
Posted By oddjob2

+1 Nice work and great presentation.

+1 Nice work and great presentation.
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Views: 1,354
Posted By oddjob2

sounds like you made out well.the Team is the...

sounds like you made out well.the Team is the higher spec bike.
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Views: 701
Posted By oddjob2

Ask $600, settle in the $500s. As bikemig notes,...

Ask $600, settle in the $500s. As bikemig notes, GPX group brings down value.
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Views: 1,281
Posted By oddjob2

I would thin a tough sell at$200 or higher in...

I would thin a tough sell at$200 or higher in flat FL, which is also a weak vintage market. $150-$175 tops.
GLWS
02-11-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By oddjob2

It's tax season, why would I want to show my...

It's tax season, why would I want to show my office now? Also, just took over as fiduciary for mom and dad, when low and behold they are quite behind on tax returns, fortunately all paid up though,...
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By oddjob2

Check it out, price is decent if it is...

Check it out, price is decent if it is ready-to-ride.
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Views: 591
Posted By oddjob2

That is a great deal, if you are 6'0 +.

That is a great deal, if you are 6'0 +.
02-04-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,759
Posted By oddjob2

A Huffy era Raleigh Olympian IMHO is not light...

A Huffy era Raleigh Olympian IMHO is not light and not fun to ride. The Schwinns unfortunately come with steel rims.
02-04-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,759
Posted By oddjob2

Raleigh Super Course MK II - 531 straight gauge ...

Raleigh Super Course MK II - 531 straight gauge
Motobecane Grand Jubilee - Reynolds 531, IIRC
Motobecane Grand Touring - Vitus
Fuji Royale
02-04-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 451
Posted By oddjob2

Vintage Racing - Major Taylor, World Champ

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/obituaries/major-taylor-overlooked.html
02-03-19, 03:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By oddjob2

Nothing special about it, a relatively hefty...

Nothing special about it, a relatively hefty frame IIRC.
02-01-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,225
Posted By oddjob2

https://aadl.org/aafounders_hooverlj Hoover...

https://aadl.org/aafounders_hooverlj

Hoover got his start making bike bearings, but autos and WWI changed his focus.
The Big House Football Stadium at Univ of Michigan sits next to the original...
02-01-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,225
Posted By oddjob2

If you have to borrow certainly time value...

If you have to borrow certainly time value matters, but if not, your local bank is paying you bupkis.
02-01-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,225
Posted By oddjob2

Try this vendor instead. As the order was placed...

Try this vendor instead. As the order was placed about 5 years ago, my recollection was incorrect, sorry.
Bearing Ball Store, Wholesale Bearing Balls (http://bearingballstore.com)

Order from...
02-01-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,225
Posted By oddjob2

+1 the 3600 pack of 1/4 is hard to beat on price.

+1 the 3600 pack of 1/4 is hard to beat on price.
01-27-19, 09:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,531
Posted By oddjob2

^ That is a giant Trek frame.

^ That is a giant Trek frame.
01-27-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,531
Posted By oddjob2

Since I already cleaned up my bike workshop over...

Since I already cleaned up my bike workshop over the last 1.5 months, back to comprehensive rewiring of my unoccupied new old home. Slow and steady progress:

Replacing knob and tube with...
01-27-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 611
Posted By oddjob2

How about a table at the T-Town annual bike swap?...

How about a table at the T-Town annual bike swap? Then your nfp gets the proceeds.
Otherwise Salvation Army resale shop. They are more efficient than Goodwill and don't pay their executives so...
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Views: 1,101
Posted By oddjob2

Are you feeling ok? Your FMV is well below mine,...

Are you feeling ok? Your FMV is well below mine, WTF?
Replies: 16
Views: 991
Posted By oddjob2

I thought the YELLOW SADDLE made it faster. ...

I thought the YELLOW SADDLE made it faster.

Not as revered as an Ironman Master or Expert, and about $200 over the high estimate.
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