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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...
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.
03-27-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 54,953
Views: 7,808,739
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
Replies: 54,953
Views: 7,808,739
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...
03-21-20, 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, 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, 06:09 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...
03-17-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 54,953
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: 54,953
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
...
03-15-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 54,953
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: 54,953
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: 54,953
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)"
03-13-20, 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...
03-02-20, 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
02-20-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,550
Posted By jetboy

Leave a note, or just leave it?

Nice orange Lemond at a bike rack at my school. The kind one notices...it has that something special going on.

I have noticed it for at least a year, and recently, I have realized that its always...
02-20-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 54,953
Views: 7,808,739
Posted By jetboy

hey.. now we want to see what you are buying...

hey.. now we want to see what you are buying...
02-19-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 54,953
Views: 7,808,739
Posted By jetboy

some interesting things here: storage locker sale...

some interesting things here: storage locker sale so I suspect they will be happy with cash in hand at far less than asking (my experience with these has been this). De Rosa is far too small for me!...
12-25-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,603
Posted By jetboy

and what you are all missing is that its going to...

and what you are all missing is that its going to be great ride! there are two bikes that I will love forever and they are a Look kg 96 and a Centrurion Elite RS.

dress it up as a 3rensho as...
12-19-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,204
Posted By jetboy

only problem I see is lack of focus. ;) I...

only problem I see is lack of focus. ;)

I love that color..
11-18-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,936
Posted By jetboy

I have stopped selling on ebay as well. it has...

I have stopped selling on ebay as well. it has become just too much trouble. But I still buy occasionally and mostly its been fine and for very specific rare parts, often from other countries. At the...
11-09-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,503
Posted By jetboy

never had one but my favorite in terms of looks...

never had one but my favorite in terms of looks is the black and yellow tri-A
...
10-30-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 61,464
Posted By jetboy

its been smokey in SF lately; and I rode with a...

its been smokey in SF lately; and I rode with a mask on but got this:
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1340x2000/lmsunset2_af29a1c75fcfabe2784167cbd06dc6c082dd60a0.jpg
10-30-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,414
Posted By jetboy

I have come to realize that jamesdak has all the...

I have come to realize that jamesdak has all the best bikes. ;) also hes a really good photographer and contributor to this site. props to you james!
10-28-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,283
Posted By jetboy

get some mechanics mats: then the parts get...

get some mechanics mats: then the parts get caught in the small holes when they fall.

https://acelogomats.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/fabrica-de-tapetes-antifatiga-500x372.jpg
10-24-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,913
Posted By jetboy

I like that the lug and scratch in the first pic...

I like that the lug and scratch in the first pic spell CV

I am just glad the frame is not full of holes.. which is what I feared to see by the title.
10-23-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8,593
Views: 779,904
Posted By jetboy

I am thinking the magenta masters must be purple...

I am thinking the magenta masters must be purple smoke- any other options?
...
10-22-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 929
Posted By jetboy

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x576/30480076971_21b3047486_b_7c963bb9dfadc52f762b256c25df860273cccafe.jpg
this is mine- i need to take better pics someday :) but it rides...
10-22-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 929
Posted By jetboy

Hi: there is a fair bit of information out there...

Hi: there is a fair bit of information out there if you search: your bike was made by Kageyama of Zunow in Kyoto, of custom Tange tubing designed and speced by Zunow and as far as I know, exclusive...
10-17-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,098
Posted By jetboy

In Hawai'i the police will take your bike if its...

In Hawai'i the police will take your bike if its not registered.

One time i had my bike stolen, so I quickly dragged out another bike and fixed it up enough to ride and rode it to work... to...
10-16-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,098
Posted By jetboy

makes me think the test ride bandit lady might...

makes me think the test ride bandit lady might actually be a small well meaning chaos god- seemingly randomly stealing bicycles but actually setting the world back on course. who knows what small...
10-15-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 54,953
Views: 7,808,739
Posted By jetboy

probably bikes stolen from places like SF and...

probably bikes stolen from places like SF and then hauled out to Stockton to be thrown in a shed for a few years, then listed out when they need more meth. you can see the storage unit right behind...
10-01-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 54,953
Views: 7,808,739
Posted By jetboy

orange semi-pro! looks like all it needs is...

orange semi-pro! looks like all it needs is decals! love those long chrome lugs..

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/bik/d/corte-madera-1976-centurion-semi-pro/6979948474.html
...
10-01-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 54,953
Views: 7,808,739
Posted By jetboy

this is a really good deal for the right person...

this is a really good deal for the right person (who is a foot smaller than me).

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/bik/d/napa-specialized-stumpjumper-sport-24/6970929557.html...
09-19-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By jetboy

earlier ones were not all panto'd up like later...

earlier ones were not all panto'd up like later ones. hes sending me more detailed pics tonight. but it could not be a zunow... but who the heck picks a zunow to fake? its got to say zunow...
09-07-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 15,849
Posted By jetboy

hard to hurt the thing: but release the tension...

hard to hurt the thing: but release the tension in the brakes first. If you push the brakes with your hand onto the wheel the cable will go slack.. on one side you will see a round stop with the...
09-06-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By jetboy

what is your wife's name and phone number? and...

what is your wife's name and phone number? and what flowers does she like?
09-06-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18,601
Views: 3,009,483
Posted By jetboy

a geared fixie is when its got gears, but none of...

a geared fixie is when its got gears, but none of them work (and the freewheel is locked up with crud.)
08-31-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 54,953
Views: 7,808,739
Posted By jetboy

nice bike (prestige tubing!) but not sure I could...

nice bike (prestige tubing!) but not sure I could get over that fork...
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bik/d/stockton-1992-specialized-stumpjumper/6949018141.html
...
08-29-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,339
Posted By jetboy

just to throw a wrench in: have you tried a r753?...

just to throw a wrench in: have you tried a r753? if you are interested in various vintage tube-sets this is one that is a must: I have to say, nothing rides like my look r753. maybe its the slack...
08-27-19, 11:35 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,339
Posted By jetboy

orrrr... you could go Japanese: its not SLX its...

orrrr... you could go Japanese: its not SLX its something... dare I say, better? as some above... you have an slx columbus frame. Try some Tange? you might like it. ...
08-20-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,622
Posted By jetboy

bike is black and white so go with B&W! class all...

bike is black and white so go with B&W! class all the way. then, if you feel like it- give it a dash of color somewhere. green or red to match the decal perhaps.

I briefly had a bottecchia until i...
08-12-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By jetboy

Rode a bike to pick up a BIKE (moto content)

A little off topic but I did use a C&V bicycle to get the beast (French bike to get an Italian moto): and at the cusp of 20 years old shes nearly vintage herself and definitely classic: 2000 Moto...
05-10-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 660
Posted By jetboy

Its an iconic enough cover to be called art :) ...

Its an iconic enough cover to be called art :)

and makes you probably the same age area I am as we were very impressed at that time.
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