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11-26-20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 338
Posted By thumpism

Welcome! Where are you located? Perhaps someone...

Welcome! Where are you located? Perhaps someone here can make a specific recommendation or might even offer to help.
11-26-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 245
Posted By thumpism

I use the MRX and the ESP 9.0 and like both.

I use the MRX and the ESP 9.0 and like both.
11-26-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 396
Posted By thumpism

Magic. Just wait until it gets on your white...

Magic. Just wait until it gets on your white pants.


Not being a smartass; it also happens with clear chain lube.
11-26-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,415
Posted By thumpism

Got this windbreaker for serving as a volunteer...

Got this windbreaker for serving as a volunteer marshal for the race during its Richmond leg....
11-24-20, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By thumpism

The illustrator should have had a coach, mentor...

The illustrator should have had a coach, mentor or teacher.
11-24-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,540
Posted By thumpism

Kenda Kwest here, but you'll have to check for...

Kenda Kwest here, but you'll have to check for quantity.

https://www.modernbike.com/red-26-inch-tires

You might be able to get a distributor to get 200 for you, someone like Hawley or J&B.
11-24-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By thumpism

Nice garage door! My own is ratty by comparison.

Nice garage door! My own is ratty by comparison.
11-24-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By thumpism

Ah, yes, the good ol' tar plar.

Ah, yes, the good ol' tar plar.
11-22-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By thumpism

You might want to start a thread and post some...

You might want to start a thread and post some pics in the Tandem Cycling forum. Somebody there might chime in with an ID for you.

https://www.bikeforums.net/tandem-cycling/
11-21-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By thumpism

Was that a triple removative? Where does that...

Was that a triple removative? Where does that leave us?
Forum: Foo
11-21-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 988
Posted By thumpism

One of my best lines, to a kid insistent on...

One of my best lines, to a kid insistent on repeatedly sounding an electric horn in the showroom: "Here, let me show you how to remove the batteries from something like this."
11-20-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By thumpism

26.6 on mine.

26.6 on mine.
11-20-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 673
Posted By thumpism

That's what it looks like. Try to get your money...

That's what it looks like. Try to get your money back or an adjustment on the purchase price so you can buy a proper fork.
11-20-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 463
Posted By thumpism

The large dark one with the stepped edge is a...

The large dark one with the stepped edge is a ballring tool for use on three-speed hubs when disassembling the hub. This permits you to unscrew the ballring from the shell....
11-20-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 359
Posted By thumpism

I don't like Shimano's Rapid Fire shifters as a...

I don't like Shimano's Rapid Fire shifters as a matter of personal preference. I'd choose Grip Shift twist shifters or top-mount thumb shifters, but that's just me. And for Grip Shift I like the ones...
11-20-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 359
Posted By thumpism

You're unlikely to find that small piece new...

You're unlikely to find that small piece new anywhere. Best bet is finding a used shifter in a shop's scrounge box or from someone here. I might have one in my pile of junk in the garage.
11-19-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 528
Posted By thumpism

I think the Sprint had a curved seat tube, but...

I think the Sprint had a curved seat tube, but that could have come later than '67.
https://bikehistory.org/catalogs/images/1975_schwinn_sprint.jpg
11-17-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 201,668
Posted By thumpism

How about an original? I gave this to my dad many...

How about an original? I gave this to my dad many years ago as a joke gift. As a huntin'-and-fishin' old fart, he obviously never wore it....
11-17-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 201,668
Posted By thumpism

https://scontent.fric1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/p7...

https://scontent.fric1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/p720x720/115805588_2364093960564856_8836466459273517213_o.jpg?_nc_cat=108&ccb=2&_nc_sid=843cd7&_nc_ohc=ZLgHZHWKpDcAX8_f7DC&_nc_oc=AQnDcOlYNUKqqFhSRt4Xok...
11-17-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 59,015
Views: 8,695,522
Posted By thumpism

Nothing special about this one except that I...

Nothing special about this one except that I worked on it many years ago. I always taped under the Grab On grips at the brake levers and that Union taillight install features a bracket with a quarter...
11-16-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By thumpism

Try screwing a drywall screw into the non-wire...

Try screwing a drywall screw into the non-wire end of the thing and see if you can pull it out with pliers. I'd do that first.
11-14-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,833
Posted By thumpism

Seven years ago we moved to a house with a very...

Seven years ago we moved to a house with a very large two-car garage and a 16' wide door. My wife thought the same thing and it hasn't happened yet. Priorities.
11-14-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 686
Posted By thumpism

As the rider of tall bikes (62+cm for years)...

As the rider of tall bikes (62+cm for years) considering having a mixte in the fleet for my upcoming golden years, I'm always on the lookout for older Peugeot and Gitane mixtes that were available in...
11-14-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 59,015
Views: 8,695,522
Posted By thumpism

I'd guess 27" wheels. Can't the seller provide...

I'd guess 27" wheels. Can't the seller provide that info? Good luck if you decide to go for it.
11-14-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 19,835
Views: 3,267,000
Posted By thumpism

That's not really the point. It's the gall of the...

That's not really the point. It's the gall of the guy to put these words in the same ad: "...in good condition" and "...aged and worn with some wear and tear and little misshapen..." What, to this...
11-14-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3,795
Views: 341,062
Posted By thumpism

Fourth shifter iteration on my buddy Danny's...

Fourth shifter iteration on my buddy Danny's Diamond Back. He's now into riding after buying the bike new in the early '90s and hopes to hit 1,000 miles before the end of the year so I do what I can...
11-13-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19,835
Views: 3,267,000
Posted By thumpism

Only 85 bucks "in good condition." ...

Only 85 bucks "in good condition."

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3550018705067937
...
Forum: Touring
11-08-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,596
Posted By thumpism

Yep, blue early Cannondale bags bought from a...

Yep, blue early Cannondale bags bought from a local shop before the trip. My buddy had REI gear on his bike, mail ordered while he was stationed overseas. That photo is actually taken at the U.S....
Forum: Touring
11-05-20, 01:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,596
Posted By thumpism

Sherman with his Raleigh Grand Prix and me with...

Sherman with his Raleigh Grand Prix and me with my Batavus Tour de l'Europe in the midst of...touring l'Europe.

Both bikes were basic steel-framed 10-speeds with cottered cranks and Simplex...
11-04-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 59,015
Views: 8,695,522
Posted By thumpism

One pic and not much info. Probably an '80-ish...

One pic and not much info. Probably an '80-ish SE with Euro components and a newer leather saddle.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3347823128598531
...
11-03-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 17,587
Posted By thumpism

I popped a 700C rear wheel in it months ago for a...

I popped a 700C rear wheel in it months ago for a look and it appears those brakes might work but I spent no more time on it. Later.
11-02-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 19,835
Views: 3,267,000
Posted By thumpism

^ There's a lot going on in that photo.

^ There's a lot going on in that photo.
11-02-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 17,587
Posted By thumpism

Is this too silver to be grey? Bought earlier...

Is this too silver to be grey? Bought earlier this year and not yet modified. I have changed to my usual VP clipless pedals and added a Jim Blackburn front rack. Shorter/higher stem, aero levers and...
11-02-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 117,357
Posted By thumpism

Let my bro-in-law know that his...

Let my bro-in-law know that his given-to-him-free-by-a-neighbor Panasonic Tourist 5 has been gone over and is ready for his bride to ride. They're hoping this upright bike will be gentler on her bad...
11-02-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By thumpism

As long as you don't spill the beer...

As long as you don't spill the beer...
11-01-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 67,231
Posted By thumpism

The later version of Two Wheel Travel's shop...

The later version of Two Wheel Travel's shop sticker, this one with Brian's initials. He still works in a shop in town. They had a moped shop adjacent to the bicycle shop, hence the two on the...
10-31-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3,795
Views: 341,062
Posted By thumpism

My bro-in-law just brought this by for a...

My bro-in-law just brought this by for a once-over, a Panasonic Tourist 5 that someone gave him. It was sold at my old alma mater, Two Wheel Travel, and according to the shop sticker it was assembled...
10-30-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 23,414
Views: 2,724,850
Posted By thumpism

Austrian. I spy a chunk of the Dee's sticker on...

Austrian. I spy a chunk of the Dee's sticker on the seat tube. I might have assembled this bike back in the '70s.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1054662811651276
...
10-30-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 19,835
Views: 3,267,000
Posted By thumpism

Hey, that's what the stickers on the frame claim...

Hey, that's what the stickers on the frame claim that it is. Honest.
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By thumpism

Caveat emptor. "Let the buyer beware."

Caveat emptor. "Let the buyer beware."
10-30-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,363
Posted By thumpism

Buy used. Original condition Nishiki tourer from...

Buy used. Original condition Nishiki tourer from the '80s that was exactly what I wanted. Two hundred bucks.
...
10-29-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By thumpism

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/291x389/favor_poster_9ff5524f221e6374b25b1e5d5a1383ce7a6d1b61.jpg
10-29-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 468
Posted By thumpism

Ideale #6...

Ideale #6 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=6) , if you can find one....
10-29-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,326
Posted By thumpism

Alenax. The proportions look wrong and the...

Alenax. The proportions look wrong and the mechanism weird. Very un-bicycle-y.
https://locojoe.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/photo-gallery/Bikes/Alenax/alenax.jpg
10-29-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 59,015
Views: 8,695,522
Posted By thumpism

They look brand new. Forty bucks. ...

They look brand new. Forty bucks.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/963413897460352
...
10-28-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 59,015
Views: 8,695,522
Posted By thumpism

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/88735255...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/887352558441702
...
10-25-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 828
Posted By thumpism

My old PX10. ...

My old PX10.
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/436x314/px10_d9d021bceacb43379782088ef3a85e0928f7316e.jpg
10-25-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By thumpism

That's not Lollypop Guild. This is Lollypop...

That's not Lollypop Guild.

This is Lollypop Guild.
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/486x324/flandria_and_mark_ad341ab4634dfec3d7906e0f4ebb4388ad72b403.jpg
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By thumpism

There's a value forum for questions like this,...

There's a value forum for questions like this, but I'd say about $150 max. Nice little bike but hi-ten tubing and modest alloy components; "top of the bottom of the line." However, if it's what you...
10-25-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 59,015
Views: 8,695,522
Posted By thumpism

Fat tire three-fer and an incorrect apostrophe at...

Fat tire three-fer and an incorrect apostrophe at no extra cost.

https://richmond.craigslist.org/bik/d/richmond-mountain-bikes/7219184303.htmlMountain bike's (North Chesterfield)...
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