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08-29-22, 05:35 PM
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Posted By TCollen

Right you are. When searching on eBay, one...

Right you are.

When searching on eBay, one strategy is to deliberately mispell the key word. For example, I once found nice "Shwinn" parts with 0 bids because of (I presume) the seller's spelling...
08-29-22, 05:27 PM
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Posted By TCollen

Wow, great find. Congratulations. Those...

Wow, great find. Congratulations.

Those hoods are showing something similar to stage iv cancer.
08-25-22, 12:13 PM
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Posted By TCollen

"Vintage Schwinn Tandem Bicycle. All brand new...

"Vintage Schwinn Tandem Bicycle. All brand new parts. Completely redone. Plated in copper and oil rubbed bronze."

Such a waste of good copper.
06-19-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3,149
Views: 358,372
Posted By TCollen

You have been awarded bonus points for having A...

You have been awarded bonus points for having A Love Supreme on the turntable.
06-18-22, 05:28 AM
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Posted By TCollen

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1880x2000/20190308_210925_5926b9c4d45a2be0ce66e3529c511739f8ddc6c2.jpg...
06-13-22, 01:58 PM
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Posted By TCollen

Maybe this was some sort of promotional. Such...

Maybe this was some sort of promotional.
Such as: get cancer, win a free bicycle.
06-10-22, 10:23 AM
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Posted By TCollen

Um, wrong picture?

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/337x450/fish_6cc85662653e80b983dda4fc5273af7e4ede39ff.jpg

So it's $650 for a brandless bike and some fish.
...
03-20-22, 02:20 AM
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Posted By TCollen

If nothing else, the raised handlebar would...

If nothing else, the raised handlebar would provide continuous maximum air braking.
03-06-22, 05:04 PM
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Posted By TCollen

Da seller needs 2 speech more better.

Da seller needs 2 speech more better.
03-03-22, 11:55 AM
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Posted By TCollen

This was Cannondale's "Proctology Special" model....

This was Cannondale's "Proctology Special" model. It wasn't popular.
02-24-22, 02:43 AM
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Posted By TCollen

Your bike is B E A U T I F U L. Very well done,...

Your bike is B E A U T I F U L. Very well done, sir.
02-23-22, 08:45 AM
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Posted By TCollen

"I’m trying to help get rid of it instead of...

"I’m trying to help get rid of it instead of selling it..." ?! :foo: Well, since he won't sell it at that price he might as well just get rid of it.
02-23-22, 02:04 AM
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Posted By TCollen

"Really cool 10 speed tease racing bike." ...

"Really cool 10 speed tease racing bike."

Anyone would be teasing the Grim Reaper to ride the bike in that arrangement.
02-21-22, 04:12 PM
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Posted By TCollen

https://omaha.craigslist.org/bik/d/omaha-allez-eli...

https://omaha.craigslist.org/bik/d/omaha-allez-elite-specialized/7443565307.html

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x450/endover_2ac825c58efe087fa04cc1c3d6081386817822e1.jpg...
02-03-22, 01:11 PM
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Posted By TCollen

You got that right.

You got that right.
02-02-22, 08:46 PM
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Posted By TCollen

A nice looking bike except for Ah! the dreaded...

A nice looking bike except for Ah! the dreaded Schwinn "electrical tape" on the handlebars -- go away bad dream.
01-29-22, 12:42 PM
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Posted By TCollen

I'll comment on that picture: She appears to be...

I'll comment on that picture:
She appears to be borderline bulimic.
01-29-22, 10:09 AM
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Posted By TCollen

"...​easy to go fast, about 23 mph easily...

"...​easy to go fast, about 23 mph easily with[in] seconds from start to top speed."

This describes my old Chevrolet Metro, with the big block 0.9cc engine.​​​​​​
01-24-22, 03:55 PM
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Posted By TCollen

Could they have found a more mundane color?

Could they have found a more mundane color?
01-24-22, 11:20 AM
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Posted By TCollen

Shoot, I'd pay $10 if only for that awesome...

Shoot, I'd pay $10 if only for that awesome aluminum pannier.
12-27-21, 11:11 AM
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Posted By TCollen

https://omaha.craigslist.org/bik/d/omaha-columbia-...

https://omaha.craigslist.org/bik/d/omaha-columbia-commuter-ii-very-odd/7416445899.html
...
11-17-21, 11:39 AM
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Posted By TCollen

For a nominal fee I can send instructions on how...

For a nominal fee I can send instructions on how to fix that.
11-08-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,187
Posted By TCollen

Last summer I was feeling quite spry and...

Last summer I was feeling quite spry and self-assured so I signed up for a 4-day, 230 mile ride. There were ~400 cyclists. Over the first 3 days I was unable to pass anybody. One woman, who I met...
11-07-21, 08:15 AM
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Views: 4,401
Posted By TCollen

Just make certain the trailer is sturdy enough so...

Just make certain the trailer is sturdy enough so parent and child can switch duties.

...
11-07-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 39,720
Posted By TCollen

Somewhere in the Nebraska Sandhills. ...

Somewhere in the Nebraska Sandhills.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1130/image0000011_3__42aa0fd9e9b01dbfa320357d48855f8950220fa6.jpg
11-03-21, 04:40 PM
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Posted By TCollen

Whew, thanks for clarifying. Sorry I didn't catch...

Whew, thanks for clarifying. Sorry I didn't catch the humor; I actually thought you might be trolling me which I now see would be a big 'Duh!' on my part.

Anyhow, happy trails to you and Ride On.
11-03-21, 02:47 PM
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Posted By TCollen

I don't have a diagram but I thought of a visual...

I don't have a diagram but I thought of a visual which might work for you.

If a rider managed to hang onto the handlebar while doing an endover, the fork would rotate 180⁰ vertically with the...
11-03-21, 02:58 AM
Replies: 21,348
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Posted By TCollen

Back on Nov 02 JulesCW wrote that someone with an...

Back on Nov 02 JulesCW wrote that someone with an alllen key would be happy. He and I have been thinking the fork should be rotated 180⁰ horizontally. Apparently you thought I meant vertically. Sorry...
11-02-21, 03:57 PM
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Posted By TCollen

Um, not exactly.

Um, not exactly.
11-02-21, 12:14 PM
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Posted By TCollen

Right. It might be even more responsive if the...

Right. It might be even more responsive if the fork was rotated 180⁰.
Just a thought.
11-02-21, 05:59 AM
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Views: 2,377
Posted By TCollen

Odd Cycles

https://youtu.be/kictPZPyeKc


https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/929x694/screenshot_20211102_065743_youtube_e899d1093c4fd55958c5fe4582c1ceb7910d04cb.jpg
10-29-21, 11:48 PM
Replies: 21,348
Views: 4,079,301
Posted By TCollen

Could be a French Derrière Hachetté.​​​​​​

Could be a French Derrière Hachetté.​​​​​​
10-19-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 21,348
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Posted By TCollen

The builder has too much time, not enough talent.

The builder has too much time, not enough talent.
10-16-21, 04:13 PM
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Views: 4,079,301
Posted By TCollen

As the great philosopher Red Green once said, ...

As the great philosopher Red Green once said,
"This of course is a temporary fix, unless it works."
10-12-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 21,348
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Posted By TCollen

https://lincoln.craigslist.org/bik/d/lincoln-recum...

https://lincoln.craigslist.org/bik/d/lincoln-recumbent-bike/7391274511.htmlI
...
10-11-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,988
Posted By TCollen

Good Lord, I think we have a winner.

Good Lord, I think we have a winner.
10-09-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 21,348
Views: 4,079,301
Posted By TCollen

Auto correct is my worst enema.

Auto correct is my worst enema.
10-07-21, 03:56 PM
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Views: 4,079,301
Posted By TCollen

This is why the bike needs no brakes?

This is why the bike needs no brakes?
10-04-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 5,717
Posted By TCollen

ZOIC shorts for me.

ZOIC shorts for me.
10-02-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 14,956
Views: 3,648,183
Posted By TCollen

"Who in the world (not on this forum) needs six...

"Who in the world (not on this forum) needs six of the damn things?"

Because there are only six, we can presume the homeowner had just started bicycling this season. If the house hadn't been sold,...
10-02-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 21,348
Views: 4,079,301
Posted By TCollen

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x450/00f0f_kycempthrfhz_0gw0co_600x450_ad16af5a6ba7d1389503677bd37b99c902b324dc.jpg

Looks safe enough.
I hope version 2 will be...
10-01-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,510
Views: 181,793
Posted By TCollen

Well argued. I concede to your point.

Well argued. I concede to your point.
10-01-21, 04:24 AM
Replies: 1,510
Views: 181,793
Posted By TCollen

The dood in yellow should be told that it's a bit...

The dood in yellow should be told that it's a bit early for his Halloween costume.
09-05-21, 02:52 AM
Replies: 21,348
Views: 4,079,301
Posted By TCollen

I always wondered if shorty fenders were meant to...

I always wondered if shorty fenders were meant to comply with local regulations somewhere. They certainly serve no useful purpose.
08-20-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,510
Views: 181,793
Posted By TCollen

His 35th cup of coffee. His bladder must be the...

His 35th cup of coffee. His bladder must be the size of a basketball.
08-19-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 21,348
Views: 4,079,301
Posted By TCollen

I don't know if a Bike Bug motor is collectible,...

I don't know if a Bike Bug motor is collectible, but it sure looks bizarre.

https://omaha.craigslist.org/bik/d/omaha-bike/7367214940.html
...
08-17-21, 05:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,641
Posted By TCollen

NOTE TO WIFE: This thread demonstrates why it is...

NOTE TO WIFE: This thread demonstrates why it is important that I maintain 9 emergency backup bicycles.
08-16-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 21,348
Views: 4,079,301
Posted By TCollen

Just slip that over your helmet, then you'd look...

Just slip that over your helmet, then you'd look practically perfect.
08-14-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14,956
Views: 3,648,183
Posted By TCollen

Wow! Good one.

Wow! Good one.
Forum: Recumbent
08-14-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,116
Posted By TCollen

Seriously?! Speak with any guy who had any bike...

Seriously?! Speak with any guy who had any bike in the 1960s, and he'll explain how he did (or tried to do) wheelies on his bike.

One year during my misspent youth I bent 3 axles by doing too many...
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