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04-04-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,910
Posted By jetboy

this thread has gone on too long for me to read...

this thread has gone on too long for me to read everything, but I am very much ready to try a 12 rear/single front- it simplifies and the only weight it adds is where you need, it, at the rear...
04-04-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 225
Posted By jetboy

Yeah, I may investigate further- it said Vitus on...

Yeah, I may investigate further- it said Vitus on the fork... it was dark blue and grey-- like this one:.. but a bit faded and trashed, decals worn and paint chips... never look this good again but...
04-04-20, 12:26 PM
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Posted By jetboy

I thought the exact same thing....

I thought the exact same thing....
04-04-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 225
Posted By jetboy

Nice. A local junk store has a pretty decent...

Nice. A local junk store has a pretty decent (rusty and used. but not fully abused) grand touring in the pile. My size, and it stood out in stark contrast to the rest of the box store junk in the...
04-01-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By jetboy

I remember the movie so well because a girl I...

I remember the movie so well because a girl I really liked loved that movie (along with flashdance). Sadly did not work out as well for me as you, as she looked quite a bit like Jennifer Beals!

I...
03-31-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By jetboy

"Grease 2" was too much Grease.

"Grease 2" was too much Grease.
03-31-20, 12:06 PM
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Posted By jetboy

This looks awesome: I am not up on my Fishers- ...

This looks awesome: I am not up on my Fishers-
https://images.craigslist.org/00m0m_4R8gZQePSW8_1200x900.jpg

any idea the year model/quality?...
03-30-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 54,951
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Posted By jetboy

wow- dream bike in my size! but soooo far away. ...

wow- dream bike in my size! but soooo far away. anyone want to facilitate? I know its a pain...
03-27-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By jetboy

hey that is very good stuff. I will send this on....

hey that is very good stuff. I will send this on. thanks-
PS: I just bought a cap.
03-27-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6,036
Views: 514,661
Posted By jetboy

Thanks- that is really a dream bike for me- I...

Thanks- that is really a dream bike for me- I love it!
03-27-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6,036
Views: 514,661
Posted By jetboy

I need more pics of this bike- do you have a...

I need more pics of this bike- do you have a thread for it?
03-27-20, 03:25 PM
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Posted By jetboy

someone got a nice bike.

someone got a nice bike.
03-27-20, 02:39 PM
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Posted By jetboy

also: Worcester MA, I got some memories from...

also: Worcester MA, I got some memories from there- I was driving my 76 BMW 2002 to see a friend in the Blizzard of 96, coming from upstate NY, dropped a friend off in Boston, then headed back to...
03-27-20, 02:17 PM
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Posted By jetboy

I had one until I sold it when I found a CF Look...

I had one until I sold it when I found a CF Look from the same era (not really any better a bike, just more rare), but also more recently built one up for a friend with 9 speed ultegra. I love them...
03-27-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6,036
Views: 514,661
Posted By jetboy

Good choice- they are back on sale? they were...

Good choice- they are back on sale? they were sold out for a while--- great price on a vintage look compact. I had one (on a centurion..)but sold that bike... may need to get another. its going to...
03-26-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 463
Posted By jetboy

crankset calls to the 3 point Mercedes symbol-- ,...

crankset calls to the 3 point Mercedes symbol-- , so some points for the design team there.
03-24-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 54,951
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Posted By jetboy

could be the pics but the paint looks not great...

could be the pics but the paint looks not great rattle can...
03-23-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,151
Posted By jetboy

yeah last time i bought a lightly used bike and...

yeah last time i bought a lightly used bike and stripped it... but sold the frame on to someone on bikeforums so it was a win..
03-21-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,871
Posted By jetboy

that is gloat worthy at any price

that is gloat worthy at any price
03-21-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,332
Posted By jetboy

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/saya_on_beach_bbb9f12e6820c674e321b3585c5cf641b1e57f5f.jpg
the beach has a 6' social distance.
03-21-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,871
Posted By jetboy

It may not be a coincidence that the great deals...

It may not be a coincidence that the great deals are on larger frame bikes.....:) I am fairly tall but often curse as a bike is super cheap at 63cm and its just out of what I can really properly...
03-21-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,871
Posted By jetboy

yes this very interesting engineering history- ...

yes this very interesting engineering history- more please if you have it.
03-21-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By jetboy

Italy is hit hard, and lets give those here the...

Italy is hit hard, and lets give those here the benefit of our many doubts that they are well meaning and want only to help- even if they are struggling to know how. The truth is that all of Italy...
03-21-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 54,951
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Posted By jetboy

this is a very nice deal. I have the same bike...

this is a very nice deal. I have the same bike and paid $120 and totally stole it at that. an early 80s MTB is gold these days for copper prices. they can do anything (except being a mountain bike) -...
03-21-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,332
Posted By jetboy

The good thing about city living is that even...

The good thing about city living is that even while the huge chains have empty shelves and Armageddon rationing, I just go to one of several corner bodega's and they have the stuff. Gd knows how...
03-20-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 54,951
Views: 7,808,739
Posted By jetboy

hahaha. shows that I have not advanced beyond the...

hahaha. shows that I have not advanced beyond the literal..(he should get the stumpy anyway)
03-20-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,126
Posted By jetboy

I feel like it was sudden even if he was letting...

I feel like it was sudden even if he was letting us know by trying to find good people for his bikes. I did not know him but followed him here and had a few PM interactions- but it seems he had a...
03-20-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 54,951
Views: 7,808,739
Posted By jetboy

pics man- and also I am confused about what you...

pics man- and also I am confused about what you got. what is "this one";)
03-20-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,332
Posted By jetboy

I kid because I actually have a bidet, have had...

I kid because I actually have a bidet, have had for years, - so suck it up you late comers! ;)
03-20-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,332
Posted By jetboy

Sheryl Crow is the shiznit. Long before the...

Sheryl Crow is the shiznit. Long before the doping came to light, Lance dumped her while she had breast cancer. At that point I was like F%&^ Lance Armstrong. But really, she is so better off...
03-20-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,332
Posted By jetboy

particularly that triceratops can't spell. I...

particularly that triceratops can't spell. I have always noticed that about them.
03-20-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,332
Posted By jetboy

its so daft- everyone was so worried about a tp...

its so daft- everyone was so worried about a tp shortage that now there actually is one as idiots stockpiled 6 months worth. Now people are flushing paper towels and **** is backing up in the...
03-20-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By jetboy

Yes, it is shelter in place and not really a...

Yes, it is shelter in place and not really a lockdown which means you can go outside for exercise, which is considered a human essential. So going on a bike ride is perfectly fine- air is probably...
03-19-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 54,951
Views: 7,808,739
Posted By jetboy

nice deal on the rockhopper- I am confused about...

nice deal on the rockhopper- I am confused about how old it is - is a 90s with a rigid fork replacement? Or .. i may have missed this one
03-17-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 54,951
Views: 7,808,739
Posted By jetboy

hummingbird! ...

hummingbird!
https://sacramento.craigslist.org/bik/d/davis-zunow-hummingbird-shimano-600/7094338228.html
https://images.craigslist.org/01010_2AeQ0lbmgp4_1200x900.jpg
03-16-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 54,951
Views: 7,808,739
Posted By jetboy

mama-mia: I am not looking for a bike but if it...

mama-mia: I am not looking for a bike but if it was my size i'd probably go buy it. saved by the size!
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/bik/d/palo-alto-maruishi-touring-bike/7090208098.html
...
03-16-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By jetboy

just go make some helpful comments on other posts...

just go make some helpful comments on other posts until you get past 10 posts..
03-16-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 973
Posted By jetboy

The best bags I have used for this are tool bags,...

The best bags I have used for this are tool bags, from your local hardware store. they are stiff and don't have extra straps, and often have leather or metal tabs on them you can attach to. and you...
03-15-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 54,951
Views: 7,808,739
Posted By jetboy

not everyone's cup of tea: but my favorite bike...

not everyone's cup of tea: but my favorite bike is my kg96. sure it may fall apart some day, but its 30+ years old and still pulling my 200lbs.. so can't complain. 350$ and not met his reserve. I am...
03-15-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 54,951
Views: 7,808,739
Posted By jetboy

seems like a no-brainer for a very clean looking...

seems like a no-brainer for a very clean looking bianchi: like the color and paint looks in good order. anyone know the year? ...
03-15-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 54,951
Views: 7,808,739
Posted By jetboy

oh "oh, so unleashing your Green Machine in bed...

oh "oh, so unleashing your Green Machine in bed was NOT a euphemism... (probably for the best)"
03-15-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By jetboy

here is the thread with the frame numbers: ...

here is the thread with the frame numbers:
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1073960-holdsworth-frame-numbers.html
03-14-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 565
Posted By jetboy

I think I might have a candidate: its a Fuji s12...

I think I might have a candidate: its a Fuji s12 LTD that I keep eyeing but not getting to. it is too small.. that is part of it.. but it deserves to be fixed and even at too small it would make a...
03-13-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,871
Posted By jetboy

Oh, here is one: My friend found it in the...

Oh, here is one:
My friend found it in the trash, and it was too big for him... so.. he gave it to me!
...
03-12-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,871
Posted By jetboy

it may not be a full gloat: but i scored this...

it may not be a full gloat: but i scored this for $120 at our local "urban Ore" recycle/re-use center. Usually they overprice bikes but for once they let one slip through.. oh how wonderfully...
03-11-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 460
Posted By jetboy

Peugeot had an "explorer" model MTB, but that...

Peugeot had an "explorer" model MTB, but that does not look like it.. does it feel French?
...
03-04-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,854
Posted By jetboy

what say you all about this one: it is...

what say you all about this one: it is interesting to me but too small and not cheap. but still interesting..

---> from ad--->
Nice, mostly original and rare, Jackson-built. Look at that...
03-04-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 54,951
Views: 7,808,739
Posted By jetboy

yeah I like that, but for $700 I'd want a chain...

yeah I like that, but for $700 I'd want a chain to test ride! funny its not on there since he notes he rides it but its just too small...
03-02-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,223
Posted By jetboy

Yes babies definitely fit the category. Sure...

Yes babies definitely fit the category. Sure eventually they can work the fields.. but mostly its just... ughhhh
03-02-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 54,951
Views: 7,808,739
Posted By jetboy

nice. looks like a 57 being ridden by someone...

nice. looks like a 57 being ridden by someone needing a 64..or more...
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