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06-02-20, 04:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,303
Posted By oddjob2

Cost of living in NYC is crazy. The Dutch fellow...

Cost of living in NYC is crazy. The Dutch fellow who joined GM a few years back as senior exec and setup Cadillac HQ in SOHO to improve the brandís luxury DNA ended up living in Hoboken, NJ. He got...
06-01-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,839
Posted By oddjob2

Selling 24 bikes since the beginning of April...

Selling 24 bikes since the beginning of April allowed me to drop a garage sized mini storage rental, clear bikes out of another garage, and working on reclaiming yet another garage by the end of...
06-01-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,214
Posted By oddjob2

I often observe unlocked bikes throughout the...

I often observe unlocked bikes throughout the neighborhood; school, pool, library, downtown, etc. My former neighbor was an LEO. I asked him has anyone ever reported theft of an unlocked bike? "Of...
06-01-20, 01:29 AM
Replies: 2,315
Views: 746,831
Posted By oddjob2

Newest onboard project, a 1978 Fuji Finest, shown...

Newest onboard project, a 1978 Fuji Finest, shown as acquired. In flipping the hobo handlebar around, the brake lever detailing is cool.
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Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By oddjob2

Priced about right IMHO for what appears to be a...

Priced about right IMHO for what appears to be a ready-to-ride higher end Miyata.
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By oddjob2

Thanks ramzilla, best to you too. Making great...

Thanks ramzilla, best to you too. Making great progress getting my garage cleared, but interesting finds keep turning up.

I paid $90, the paint is fair. NO EXTRA CHARGE FOR THE HOBO BARS! I...
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By oddjob2

Fuji ID Needed

Year, model, and fmv as shown please?

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05-14-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 38,329
Posted By oddjob2

My Final Grail Bike Want - Fulfilled

As several of you know, I have a big enough collection to ride a different bike nearly every day for two months, plus roughly the same number of bikes to proffer to the currently bike starved masses,...
Replies: 584
Views: 203,077
Posted By oddjob2

Maybe I should part out a cherry condition...

Maybe I should part out a cherry condition 1992ish PDG 50?

Despite a lot of cold and wet weather in April, I have sold 9 bikes since early April, more than the last 2-3 years combined. My goal has...
04-28-20, 02:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 927
Posted By oddjob2

Miami Vice Ironman Serotta Trek 560

Miami Vice Ironman
Serotta
Trek 560
04-27-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,383
Posted By oddjob2

Market plus factors: Stimulus cash - had a...

Market plus factors:

Stimulus cash - had a 27 y.o. living at home, spend part of his $1200 on a Haro I sold for danbianchi881.
Bike shops have been closed - THAT WOMAN FROM MICHIGAN closes LBS,...
04-20-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,003
Posted By oddjob2

This "pensioneer", in age only, sold this for...

This "pensioneer", in age only, sold this for $300 today. My cost IIRC is $65 +/- for the base bike, purchased from PedalTraveler. I built it up for my own use a few years ago, but road it only...
04-20-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,003
Posted By oddjob2

I resemble the OP's remarks, but one big...

I resemble the OP's remarks, but one big difference. NO PENSION! That is so last generation unfortunately During the recession 12 years ago or so, when there wasn't much else to do, I found you could...
03-16-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,678
Posted By oddjob2

Itís not about the mansion, but the garage or...

Itís not about the mansion, but the garage or pole barn space. I have 8 bays, but it is not enough for 4 cars and a big enough bike hoard to make danbianchi freak!
12-16-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 160
Posted By oddjob2

Repurposing Handlebars - No Campagnolo content

Other than the common handlebar bike wall mount, here is a work light rig I just put together to mitigate halogen burns. Will get some rubber caps. If only bike headlights were as bright!

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12-16-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,148
Posted By oddjob2

I never would have achieved as immaculate...

I never would have achieved as immaculate results. Well worth writing the big check. Saved me from ceramic tile installation in the foyer.

...
12-05-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 56,306
Views: 8,030,140
Posted By oddjob2

Francophile, your memory is daunting. Still...

Francophile, your memory is daunting. Still looking for the Coppi stem too.
...
11-22-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,148
Posted By oddjob2

👍🏻 Been there, done that, agree 100%. Rent 2...

👍🏻 Been there, done that, agree 100%. Rent 2 sanders, 1 buffer, 3 grits of paper, rollers, sponge brushes, $45/gallon Varithane, it adds up fast.
11-21-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,148
Posted By oddjob2

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An opportunity to buy my next door neighbor's home came up. Living with my...
11-21-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,148
Posted By oddjob2

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10-28-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 27,858
Posted By oddjob2

If it hasn't been said already, Trek fulfills the...

If it hasn't been said already, Trek fulfills the dominant slot Schwinn had in the 1960's and 1970's, with a strong dealer network.

My personal fleet includes


1986 Trek 620, need a new photo...
07-18-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,216
Posted By oddjob2

Reynolds 501 frame ...

Reynolds 501 frame
https://boston.craigslist.org/nos/bik/d/lynnfield-peugeot-12-speed-vitesses/6934956620.html
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Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By oddjob2

Youíre out of touch on MTBís Miguel! :)

Youíre out of touch on MTBís Miguel! :)
07-15-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,216
Posted By oddjob2

It would be more efficient if you told us what...

It would be more efficient if you told us what city and size frame you need. Then the pros can spot the deals.
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By oddjob2

Without location, hard to give a meaningful value.

Without location, hard to give a meaningful value.
07-07-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 809
Posted By oddjob2

Carlson - a Swedish Raleigh?

Carlson - a Swedish Raleigh?
07-07-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,638
Posted By oddjob2

Sailing - I am not getting any younger as I...

Sailing - I am not getting any younger as I turned 63 last month. So I rededicated myself to yacht racing and got to crew on two of the faster boats in the municipal park 2-3 days a week. When we...
07-07-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,638
Posted By oddjob2

Remodeling - Time seems very limited to update an...

Remodeling - Time seems very limited to update an almost century old compact Arts and Crafts home. Scope creep is another issue. A redo of the only 2nd floor bath and poorly laid out bath morphs...
07-07-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,638
Posted By oddjob2

Geez, I haven't checked into BF since May 27,...

Geez, I haven't checked into BF since May 27, 2019?

There are three major priorities: caregiving, home remodeling, sailing.

Caregiving - With family and friends support, other than from my dad,...
05-24-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 268
Posted By oddjob2

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
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By oddjob2

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: 1,637
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: 75
Views: 4,121
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: 1,637
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: 1,637
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...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,956
Posted By oddjob2

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

That was quick. Someone here or local to your location?
Replies: 21
Views: 1,956
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: 1,589
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.
Replies: 8
Views: 889
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.
Replies: 20
Views: 1,968
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.
Replies: 8
Views: 2,497
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
Replies: 78
Views: 13,496
Posted By oddjob2

Are you quoting in Loonies?

Are you quoting in Loonies?
03-18-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,496
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: 1,554
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: 2,859
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
Replies: 95
Views: 7,370
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
Replies: 32
Views: 1,318
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
Replies: 152
Views: 9,474
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: 6,814
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: 1,877
Posted By oddjob2

LUCAS = Look Under Car After Starting

LUCAS = Look Under Car After Starting
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