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01-22-18, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 233,200
Posted By Hoss Cartright

My two new shop cats. Black and white one is...

My two new shop cats. Black and white one is Mickey that I captured Feral kitten last August, he's about 10 months old now. The black one is Mr.B - He was "willed" to me by a friend who passed-away...
11-20-17, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 233,200
Posted By Hoss Cartright

After losing our ten-year-old shop cat 'Scruffy'...

After losing our ten-year-old shop cat 'Scruffy' this past June to complications of FIV, I was without a cat here for the first time in 30 years.
Then in early August I was finally able to...
10-08-17, 04:18 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 18,365
Posted By Hoss Cartright

http://www.jims59.com/vintageschwinns/images/Param...

http://www.jims59.com/vintageschwinns/images/Paramount/1972_Paramount_A_P-15_rt_2014.jpg
08-27-17, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 233,200
Posted By Hoss Cartright

Hoping this will be shop-cat number six (30 years...

Hoping this will be shop-cat number six (30 years and only five cats in my business, we take very good care of them)
After Scruffy's sad passing two months ago at ten years of age due to...
07-03-17, 06:00 AM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 233,200
Posted By Hoss Cartright

I lost my shadow on Monday the 26th. He was ten...

I lost my shadow on Monday the 26th. He was ten years of age. My much loved and pampered "Shop cat" here at my business. (We spent 50 to 60 hours a week together)

We fought FIV his whole life and...
04-19-17, 05:41 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,576
Posted By Hoss Cartright

A pristine chrome Paramount on a bright sunny...

A pristine chrome Paramount on a bright sunny day, alone in the country on perfectly smooth asphalt, surrounded by fields of green..
04-15-17, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 233,200
Posted By Hoss Cartright

Photos from yesterday - 14 year old 'Monte'...

Photos from yesterday - 14 year old 'Monte' chillin' - at one time he weighed 28lbs. But now he weighs about 20lbs. We have several cats, and the dry food bowl is out for them at all times, to help...
03-26-17, 03:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,579
Posted By Hoss Cartright

My 1995 Bob Jackson Tri-color Shimano, and 1972...

My 1995 Bob Jackson Tri-color Shimano, and 1972 Mercian Vincitore with Nuevo Record group
03-23-17, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 233,200
Posted By Hoss Cartright

This is an image from yesterday, March 22nd 2017...

This is an image from yesterday, March 22nd 2017 - Runtly was born on August the 31st 1995. He is 21 years and seven months. He has been healthy his entire life, has never been overweight. He hears,...
03-15-17, 05:14 AM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 233,200
Posted By Hoss Cartright

Just returned to the USA from 15 days in...

Just returned to the USA from 15 days in Catalonia.. Dogs are very popular in that area.

One of the hotels that I frequent is Els Noguers, in Manresa, and they have a well known "lobby cat". The...
02-12-17, 03:25 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 20,525
Posted By Hoss Cartright

1981 Schwinn Super LeTour and 1985 Toyota Celica...

1981 Schwinn Super LeTour and 1985 Toyota Celica GT... I can't win, my bikes are always older than the car...

http://www.prairienerds.com/misc_images/selle_An-Atomica_X.jpg
01-30-17, 06:49 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 20,525
Posted By Hoss Cartright

Real 1950 Black Phantom, and 1959 Chevy Impala ...

Real 1950 Black Phantom, and 1959 Chevy Impala
- Mine and mine - Image from April 9th 2012
Ineligible as the bike is older than the car. But I share anyway
If I were eligible, my score would be 58...
01-30-17, 06:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,423
Posted By Hoss Cartright

1972 - eBay frame set $90.00 -

1972 - eBay frame set $90.00 -
01-28-17, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,788
Posted By Hoss Cartright

Sold it in 2011, wish I would have kept it...

Sold it in 2011, wish I would have kept it...
01-11-17, 02:09 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,824
Posted By Hoss Cartright

I think it is somewhat like physical attraction....

I think it is somewhat like physical attraction. Some guys like brunettes, others blondes, or Asian women, or perhaps the Latina type....

I was fortunate to grow-up in a Schwinn shop in the 1960s....
12-24-16, 08:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,891
Posted By Hoss Cartright

https://torrot.com/en/torrot/mini-history-of-torro...

https://torrot.com/en/torrot/mini-history-of-torrot
12-13-16, 05:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,092
Posted By Hoss Cartright

The other 'dale is a 2004, wasn't aware that it...

The other 'dale is a 2004, wasn't aware that it was "C&V"
12-12-16, 06:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,534
Posted By Hoss Cartright

Sweeet!

Sweeet!
12-08-16, 07:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,092
Posted By Hoss Cartright

Actually... I am the second owner. The original...

Actually... I am the second owner. The original owner hauled it one time across country on a trunk-mount bike rack. A constantly flapping tie-down strap removed a thumbnail size area of paint from...
12-08-16, 06:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,092
Posted By Hoss Cartright

edited to stay on OP theme

edited to stay on OP theme
12-08-16, 06:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,092
Posted By Hoss Cartright

If you have never ridden a full size trike, you...

If you have never ridden a full size trike, you might not know how ridiculous they actually are. I have a 1972 24" Schwinn Town and Country lightweight (adult trike). Any camber to the road surface...
12-08-16, 05:56 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,650
Posted By Hoss Cartright

Tough question. The one that fits me perfectly...

Tough question. The one that fits me perfectly that I use most often on club rides is Mr. Bob Jackson. :thumb:
11-13-16, 06:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,174
Posted By Hoss Cartright

Maybe the cat who bought that group has a NOS...

Maybe the cat who bought that group has a NOS 50th Paramount frame-set? That would all go together and the final build would be a masterpiece.. Then hang it in a display case lined with purple...
09-24-16, 05:08 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,386
Posted By Hoss Cartright

my 1972 P13-9 Paramount ...

my 1972 P13-9 Paramount

http://www.prairienerds.com/misc_images/1972_P13_9_Dec_31_2014.JPG
09-09-16, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 233,200
Posted By Hoss Cartright

It's our living doll "Daisy" at about one year of...

It's our living doll "Daisy" at about one year of age. - She is seven years old this month. One of four feral babies we saved from a shed in the alley across the street. One only lived one year,...
06-28-16, 05:43 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 24,376
Posted By Hoss Cartright

My "Bumper" - She lived 15 years and seven days....

My "Bumper" - She lived 15 years and seven days. - Collie/Shepard mutt. I miss her dearly. She was not that smart, didn't do tricks, but was a very attentive pack member who protected the home with...
05-16-16, 06:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 900
Posted By Hoss Cartright

I did it 25 years ago (in 1991) to legitimize my...

I did it 25 years ago (in 1991) to legitimize my road trip expenses of racing motorcycles on the Regional and National Championship circuit. I've never looked back. (True that hobby to business tends...
05-16-16, 06:31 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,364
Posted By Hoss Cartright

Similar logic for me as well. MERCIAN or Bob...

Similar logic for me as well.
MERCIAN or Bob Jackson + Campagnolo = Awesome
Schwinn Paramount + Campagnolo = Awesome
American + Campagnolo = Awesome
05-08-16, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 121,987
Posted By Hoss Cartright

Having our annual club "New rider call-out" meet...

Having our annual club "New rider call-out" meet and greet. The rain held-off and we had group rides by speed category. Everything went perfectly once again this year.

We had a total of 83...
04-29-16, 04:02 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 35,351
Posted By Hoss Cartright

http://www.jims59.com/vintageschwinns/images/Param...

http://www.jims59.com/vintageschwinns/images/Paramount/1972_Paramount_P-15_rt_dr_rally_7-speed.jpg
04-23-16, 03:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,698
Posted By Hoss Cartright

Hi DD. I enjoy these types of threads. Expands my...

Hi DD. I enjoy these types of threads. Expands my knowledge of my Paramounts even more.
04-08-16, 11:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,566
Posted By Hoss Cartright

1972 P13-9 ...

1972 P13-9

http://www.prairienerds.com/misc_images/1972_P13_9_Dec_31_2014.JPG
03-21-16, 05:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,359
Posted By Hoss Cartright

Of course when you are painting from scratch, you...

Of course when you are painting from scratch, you have sanded the primer coats and then the color "base-coat" is applied, and the clear follows within a few minutes or less than one hour. The clear...
03-20-16, 07:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,359
Posted By Hoss Cartright

typically a first light coat of clear, don't try...

typically a first light coat of clear, don't try to make it slick. Let that dry to hand-slick. Then you can start to pour on the clear. It will melt into the first coat. If you go too heavy at first,...
03-19-16, 04:51 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,349
Posted By Hoss Cartright

Yep, Paselas..... 1972 P13-9 510383

Yep, Paselas..... 1972 P13-9

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03-04-16, 11:52 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,879
Posted By Hoss Cartright

Keep in mind, my original post was written with a...

Keep in mind, my original post was written with a state of mind that.. This is the C&V forum.
03-04-16, 10:27 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,879
Posted By Hoss Cartright

I thumb through it from time to time and never...

I thumb through it from time to time and never buy it.

For a brief period, I had convinced myself that I like that newer magazine "Bicycle Times" - It has some interesting stories, the art was...
03-01-16, 03:50 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 18,529
Posted By Hoss Cartright

I'm 5' 10" and 30 inseam.. I've always ridden a...

I'm 5' 10" and 30 inseam.. I've always ridden a 24" frame. My Mercian is a 25" and it's a pinch when stand-over, but beggars can't be choosers. My biggest recent change since the 1970s was going to...
02-27-16, 06:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,136
Posted By Hoss Cartright

Cool ~ For several years, I've been buying these...

Cool ~ For several years, I've been buying these when I'm in Spain on business. (At a sports super-store known as Decathlon, and for about the same price actually) Nice to know they are now available...
02-23-16, 05:58 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 28,905
Posted By Hoss Cartright

$1000.00 ~ But this 1972 P13-9 Chrome Paramount...

$1000.00 ~ But this 1972 P13-9 Chrome Paramount is as close to NOS as it gets, and my size, and the twin to the one I had in 1973, and.......

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02-23-16, 05:54 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 71,416
Posted By Hoss Cartright

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02-12-16, 02:42 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 124,151
Posted By Hoss Cartright

1972 Sports Tourer Frame - 24" Bottom...

1972 Sports Tourer

Frame - 24"
Bottom Bracket - Shimano sealed-type UN55-127.5mm
Crank set - Specialties TA
Pedals - SR SP-11 Eleven w/Sunlight XL clips
Freewheel - 5-speed Shimano 13-28...
01-21-16, 07:18 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 19,640
Posted By Hoss Cartright

Back in the early days of the two winged-car...

Back in the early days of the two winged-car national clubs, we were all sharing (before the Internet) photo-copies of official documents etc. At that time, the two clubs were "Winged Warriors" and...
01-20-16, 05:46 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 19,640
Posted By Hoss Cartright

Jim's 1970 Plymouth Superbird - Jims59.com...

Jim's 1970 Plymouth Superbird - Jims59.com (http://www.jims59.com/70superbird/index.html)
01-18-16, 07:10 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 19,640
Posted By Hoss Cartright

Me and my Superbird in 1982 499102 Me...

Me and my Superbird in 1982

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Me and my 1959 ElCamino in 1977

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Our original paint 1970 C10 - 52,000 miles, 350 automatic, positrac
01-12-16, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1,214
Views: 280,681
Posted By Hoss Cartright

This one is a 1987 Team Comp. A childhood friend...

This one is a 1987 Team Comp. A childhood friend had this one built-up when new from a frame-set. All Campy. I'm the owner since 2012. Lots of little nicks and scratches that have been brush-touched...
01-09-16, 08:46 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 19,640
Posted By Hoss Cartright

I've had this one since 2001 - 1959 Impala, and...

I've had this one since 2001 - 1959 Impala, and she has a 6-cylinder with a three-on-the-tree
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This is my 19,000 actual miles 1978 Datsun B210, I bought it in 2008.
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In 2011 I...
12-26-15, 06:15 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 83,099
Posted By Hoss Cartright

1981 Super LeTour with 700c wheel upgrade, planet...

1981 Super LeTour with 700c wheel upgrade, planet bike fenders, Superbe Pro derailleurs and aero levers, Rivendell bar-cons, Selle Anatomica Titanico X saddle.
12-24-15, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9,741
Views: 990,783
Posted By Hoss Cartright

Thought I might help to turn this thread back...

Thought I might help to turn this thread back toward the original theme?

In summer 2014, I scored another MV identical to the one I already have. (At the same LBS, and once again dirt-cheap.) ...
12-12-15, 07:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,689
Posted By Hoss Cartright

I've posted all this before, but I've been lucky...

I've posted all this before, but I've been lucky quite a few times...

The free of charge Bob Jackson (get it out of my garage ~ AKA Merry Christmas 2013)
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The dirt cheap "hand me down"...
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