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12-19-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,252
Posted By MrK.

For rattle can DIYers Duplicolor makes a light...

For rattle can DIYers Duplicolor makes a light blue metallic that looks very similar to that ice blue imron. It's called Avignon Blue a Honda color.
You can see it on the second incarnation of my...
12-18-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 8,146
Views: 2,554,386
Posted By MrK.

Picked up this 86 Mongoose frameset on here from...

Picked up this 86 Mongoose frameset on here from Gartenmeister (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/gartenmeister-305339.html) last spring. Built it up over the summer. Harvested Some parts off a...
11-02-21, 11:35 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,331
Posted By MrK.

It's probably against their company policy.:)

It's probably against their company policy.:)
11-01-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,331
Posted By MrK.

This... My fit has already been pitched in the...

This... My fit has already been pitched in the original post. I think the mech/ sales guy was talking to the owner or manager on the phone who told him not to make the sale. Pretty easy not going...
10-15-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,133
Posted By MrK.

That is a 1991 Haro Impulse Comp. This pic also...

That is a 1991 Haro Impulse Comp. This pic also shows the other side of my workshop doors to keep it relevant to the thread.
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10-14-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,133
Posted By MrK.

Bike cave, beer cave, reloading cave, gunsmithing...

Bike cave, beer cave, reloading cave, gunsmithing cave, sticker making cave, listening to loud music cave, guitar playing cave..... As usual I'm working on several things at once. Pretty cramped so...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-14-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,228
Posted By MrK.

Glad I found this thread. I also want to make a...

Glad I found this thread. I also want to make a clunker frame similar to my DX that I have posted on this forum but with modern tubing and components. I too want to build a bullmoose bar first. This...
09-01-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 25,507
Posted By MrK.

Agree with everything you said except the white. ...

Agree with everything you said except the white. Chrome is what gets double extra points....
08-08-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 29,741
Posted By MrK.

DTH at Bells Bike Shop Ebay....

DTH at Bells Bike Shop Ebay. (https://www.ebay.com/itm/Maxxis-DTH-Tire-26x2-15-Black-Dark-Tan-Folding-Bead-SC-EXO-/363404540978?hash=item549c993c32)
08-07-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 29,741
Posted By MrK.

I wanted another pair of the Maxxis 2.15 in DTH...

I wanted another pair of the Maxxis 2.15 in DTH for an old Mongoose ATB I was building up. The best deal I could find at the time was on those with a darker sidewall and what they call "EXO"...
07-09-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 17,594
Posted By MrK.

Back at you.. And my KHS Montana Pro and My 41...

Back at you..
And my KHS Montana Pro and My 41 DX Klunker as a bonus.
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06-02-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,795
Posted By MrK.

World voyageurs came with 27in wheels if you are...

World voyageurs came with 27in wheels if you are lucky enough to find one for sale.
12-08-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,136
Posted By MrK.

I don't have one but about twice a week I wish I...

I don't have one but about twice a week I wish I did.:(
11-27-20, 11:16 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 32,847
Posted By MrK.

We inherited 1/2 of my family's beach house in...

We inherited 1/2 of my family's beach house in New Hampshire a few years ago. I did some trading with family to get the other half as well. My grandfather built the house in 1950- 51. We had to evict...
11-22-20, 11:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,976
Posted By MrK.

Guess my wife really loves me. I have four in...

Guess my wife really loves me. I have four in the house as "wall art" One in the bedroom, one in the dining room, two in the living room. The rest are in my workshop.
09-19-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,306
Posted By MrK.

Not me obviously but I always got a kick out of...

Not me obviously but I always got a kick out of this photo.

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09-10-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 29,741
Posted By MrK.

Just picked up a set of the reissued Panaracer...

Just picked up a set of the reissued Panaracer Dart-Smoke tires and installed them on my Haro Impulse Comp. Love the look! They are listed as 2.1in but measured just under 2in after inflation. Took...
08-09-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By MrK.

You can buy replacement pins for a few bucks. I...

You can buy replacement pins for a few bucks. I would not reuse the original.

Edit:...
08-08-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 74,460
Posted By MrK.

Let me preface this to say that I cannot play...

Let me preface this to say that I cannot play well... but I'm tryin. My step sister plays and picked it up quick while in her late 30s. She finally shamed me into getting a guitar so I bought myself...
06-24-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,708
Posted By MrK.

1991 Haro Impulse Comp. This pic will also be...

1991 Haro Impulse Comp. This pic will also be enjoyed by haters of the U-brake.

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06-21-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,640
Posted By MrK.

I had almost the same thing happen to me. I...

I had almost the same thing happen to me. I answered an Ad that said 3 bikes $20. One of them was a nice little chrome Fuji I was wanting for my wife. When I got there I told the guy that I just...
06-19-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 939
Views: 105,815
Posted By MrK.

You rode right past my summer home a mile or so...

You rode right past my summer home a mile or so back.
05-21-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21,065
Views: 3,924,071
Posted By MrK.

So true...they look like a road crew.

So true...they look like a road crew.
05-19-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 29,741
Posted By MrK.

I have: Maxxis DTH. (folding 2.15) I love...

I have:

Maxxis DTH. (folding 2.15) I love them. I have three sets. Great tires for general purpose/ cruiser/hardpack/ gravel use. Recently ruined one by a maladjusted brake pad.
Conti X-Kings....
05-16-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 131,479
Posted By MrK.

1985 built Shogun Prairie Breaker I serial...

1985 built Shogun Prairie Breaker I serial #M5K57088. Sadly a tad small for me but I keep it for guests.
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04-30-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,666
Posted By MrK.

Been there. Front tire flipped up a thumb sized...

Been there. Front tire flipped up a thumb sized stick which bounced through the chain and into the spokes. I did not have a chain tool or any tool for that matter. I was on Federal land and had to...
03-27-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,852
Posted By MrK.

If Mad Max had a bike.... I should get extra...

If Mad Max had a bike....

I should get extra points for ugly.
The XT crankset is pretty worn out. It appeared in my bin. I'm pretty sure my son dropped it off as a take off from the bike shop he...
03-26-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,852
Posted By MrK.

Here is my victim. Late 80's Haro Extreme. It is...

Here is my victim. Late 80's Haro Extreme. It is going to be a real eclectic bin build. Should have it on the road in a few days. Excuse my mess.
...
03-20-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,630
Posted By MrK.

Might be the prettiest Raleigh ever.

Might be the prettiest Raleigh ever.
03-16-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,026
Posted By MrK.

Weirdly I read this whole thread with an...

Weirdly I read this whole thread with an Australian accent. Must be a show I just watched but it makes it more enjoyable.
03-12-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,878
Posted By MrK.

Shipping bikes? Oddly I only have bikes shipped...

Shipping bikes? Oddly I only have bikes shipped in, not out.;)
03-11-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,599
Posted By MrK.

I got one. I impulse bought this vintage Worksman...

I got one. I impulse bought this vintage Worksman newsboy bike a few years ago. I have a buddy that I thought would be all over it but he was not so I am stuck with it. Might be that it weighs about...
02-06-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 212,762
Posted By MrK.

This picture just makes me want to hop on that...

This picture just makes me want to hop on that bike and go.
01-19-20, 11:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,518
Posted By MrK.

That Tweak is a great beer. I made a mistake of...

That Tweak is a great beer. I made a mistake of opening one at about 11 o'clock one night. You cannot just down one like a Miller Lite.
11-11-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,518
Posted By MrK.

Nice Handsome Devil. I have the Speedy Devil...

Nice Handsome Devil. I have the Speedy Devil version with special paint by Twin Six. Love it. Here it is in the corner of my local pub.

...
11-04-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,166
Posted By MrK.

I occasionally ride the 5 miles into town to hit...

I occasionally ride the 5 miles into town to hit the local pub for lunch and a beer. My route takes me past an elementary school on a corner. On one ride as I approached the school I could hear the...
10-29-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,832
Posted By MrK.

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1985 Shogun Prairie Breaker I...
09-01-19, 10:59 PM
Replies: 8,146
Views: 2,554,386
Posted By MrK.

Nice Extreme. I was really intrigued by E-stay...

Nice Extreme. I was really intrigued by E-stay bikes and just had to have one. I spent a lot of time looking and finally got an almost original '91 Impulse Comp. One step below the Extreme....
08-11-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,523
Posted By MrK.

The Blue is Duplicolor Avignon Blue a Honda...

The Blue is Duplicolor Avignon Blue a Honda color. Three light color coats, three coats clear. It polishes out well but just be warned, it takes about a week to fully dry.
07-26-19, 11:14 PM
Replies: 7,154
Views: 939,249
Posted By MrK.

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10-24-18, 07:51 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,283
Posted By MrK.

Vintage steel mountain bikes. It's a disease.

Vintage steel mountain bikes. It's a disease.
09-25-18, 04:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,523
Posted By MrK.

Klunker Build

I have been hankering for a Klunker for a few years. So I picked up an old Schwinn DX with a "The World" head badge. The bike was in decent shape for being over 70 years old. It had mostly original...
07-20-18, 09:14 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 17,594
Posted By MrK.

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