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Posted By howsteepisit

I don't think that dent is functionally that bad....

I don't think that dent is functionally that bad. It's not an are of high stress on that tube. I can be fixed, or the tube replaced but it's not necessary. Value wise it's a killer because it is...
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Posted By howsteepisit

Center pull brakes refer to the caliper style,...

Center pull brakes refer to the caliper style, not the levers, which were called safety levers. Wayback when, there were few quality side pull brakes, most entry level decent bikes came with center...
05-17-17, 08:32 PM
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Posted By howsteepisit

Who defined this "goal" and what is the agreement...

Who defined this "goal" and what is the agreement that this is the goal?
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Posted By howsteepisit

What is your purpose in purchasing? Building a...

What is your purpose in purchasing? Building a museum, general rider, Experience the feel o' steel? Makes a difference.
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Posted By howsteepisit

Your bike, do as you please. Be aware that by...

Your bike, do as you please. Be aware that by rebuilding it you will not see a positive return on your investment, cash wise. Joy wise - only you can tell that.
05-17-17, 04:04 PM
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Posted By howsteepisit

While I don't necessarily disagree with your...

While I don't necessarily disagree with your assessment of the directionality of the shot, how does this or any of the previous discussion on the type of projectile help to create safer or less...
05-17-17, 04:02 PM
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Posted By howsteepisit

And all while I thought that Europe was a Mecca...

And all while I thought that Europe was a Mecca for cyclists.
05-17-17, 03:59 PM
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Posted By howsteepisit

It is not much an issue of safety, but of how...

It is not much an issue of safety, but of how many people, drivers, pedestrians, and bicyclist find out how to and desire to game the system. It will not take many to bring traffic in a city to a...
05-17-17, 03:49 PM
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Posted By howsteepisit

I may have meant soft hearted, but it also could...

I may have meant soft hearted, but it also could be soft headed????
05-17-17, 01:18 PM
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Posted By howsteepisit

To me, that was obviously not the line of thought...

To me, that was obviously not the line of thought about the weapon. No one mentioned any concern about the directionality or the distance of the shot in the discussion. In other words, you are...
05-17-17, 12:57 PM
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Posted By howsteepisit

slightly off topic

Ok, maybe I have become too soft heated. This from the Huffington Post today:

https://www.yahoo.com/news/alleged-drunk-driver-had-bearded-155106036.html

She mowed down 4 mailboxes, and only...
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Posted By howsteepisit

Mid range $200 -$300 bike Nesko: you are...

Mid range $200 -$300 bike

Nesko: you are working on a fool's errand. You lack the background to evaluate bike values and you are trying to arbitrage them fro Serbia to America, hoping to flip them...
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Posted By howsteepisit

Rear Derailleur has the poop bent out of it. This...

Rear Derailleur has the poop bent out of it. This looks like a bike that was locked up somewhere and got stripped.
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Posted By howsteepisit

I'd say 100-150 for that one, needs a lot of work...

I'd say 100-150 for that one, needs a lot of work and parts. I don't see the seller being able to get $200 for it so maybe an off and a waiting game is in order.
05-16-17, 06:15 PM
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Posted By howsteepisit

Only in the A&S forum cold a guy get shot and...

Only in the A&S forum cold a guy get shot and people argue about what he was shot with. The weapon of choice was immaterial since it penetrated the poor Ba****d deep enough to not be removed.
05-16-17, 06:03 PM
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Posted By howsteepisit

If it had not been, then it will be soon.

If it had not been, then it will be soon.
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Posted By howsteepisit

Mixte is a style of frame, sort of like a Euro...

Mixte is a style of frame, sort of like a Euro version of a women's bike but considered to be more unisex. Great for utility use.
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Posted By howsteepisit

$30 was not a great deal, but fair enough for a...

$30 was not a great deal, but fair enough for a stock of parts for builds. You may even get people to pay more than that for these components, but in my opinion they really are not worth much more...
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Posted By howsteepisit

hat does reck mean? You need to provide...

hat does reck mean?

You need to provide details of the fame and it's construction to garner thoughts on it's origin, you have focused on component details.
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Views: 1,970
Posted By howsteepisit

Do it and do it now. It's well worth 200.

Do it and do it now. It's well worth 200.
05-14-17, 05:32 PM
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Posted By howsteepisit

The lack of police response to this is beyond...

The lack of police response to this is beyond appalling. A guy is shot on city streets and hours later the PD says that they think he was shot w/a pellet gun, then at what 9:50 retract that to admit...
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Posted By howsteepisit

The bike is also missing the rubber hood for the...

The bike is also missing the rubber hood for the Mafac brake leavers. By the time it's said and done, I will predict you will make little to no money on the deal. No need to argue, that's just my...
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Posted By howsteepisit

I think its either a Canadian or European model,...

I think its either a Canadian or European model, as far as I know the typical US models did not have the generator mount on the rear stays. Since it has QR hubs as best i can tell I would put it...
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Posted By howsteepisit

I stated my opinion on what Schwinn's rational...

I stated my opinion on what Schwinn's rational might have been to explain the fact that they did gold plate the Varsity. Feel free to discuss what you think they should have done, but the fact is...
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Posted By howsteepisit

Not withstanding the severely bent seat post...

Not withstanding the severely bent seat post clamp which may or may not be as minor as Clifford thinks it is, the discussions here demonstrate the unlikelihood of the subject bike being anywhere near...
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Posted By howsteepisit

IMO, back in the day, the varsity reflected what...

IMO, back in the day, the varsity reflected what Schwinn bikes major selling points were. A major league heavy duty bile that a parent could buy for their kid and last nearly forever. The frame and...
05-13-17, 09:00 PM
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Views: 1,646
Posted By howsteepisit

And did you post films of those sailors on the...

And did you post films of those sailors on the internet with the purpose of subjecting them to ridicule?
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Posted By howsteepisit

I think this bike is not for riding, but its...

I think this bike is not for riding, but its value to a collector may be substantial. Would look great in display. I would not be surprised to see it pass $1000 in a well run action.
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Posted By howsteepisit

Good night BG!

Good night BG!
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Posted By howsteepisit

Since I totally dislike the conversion to fixed...

Since I totally dislike the conversion to fixed gear, I am biased. But I think in a good urban area you could get 400 or more, especially if you put a chain on it.
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Posted By howsteepisit

Maximize return - part it out and sell the parts...

Maximize return - part it out and sell the parts individually. Sad but true.
05-13-17, 05:07 PM
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Posted By howsteepisit

At least they are out there trying and learning....

At least they are out there trying and learning. Nothing in that I would make fun of.
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Posted By howsteepisit

nd the seat lug has been pried open, I would...

nd the seat lug has been pried open, I would guess to get a too large seat post out. This thing has been abused.

How good of "friend" is this guy.
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Posted By howsteepisit

If the rims are a better quality than the...

If the rims are a better quality than the originals, it may increase the value in the owners mind. What Bianchi girl is referring to is her personal valuation of a bike with sew-up tires. Other...
05-12-17, 10:17 PM
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Views: 17,987
Posted By howsteepisit

Please point out my insult.

Please point out my insult.
05-12-17, 04:25 PM
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Posted By howsteepisit

I usually start with an idea of how I will ride a...

I usually start with an idea of how I will ride a familiar section, but realize that I need to be flexible to change as conditions dictate, even within the ride itself.
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Posted By howsteepisit

I think it is a horse drawn 2 wheel carriage....

I think it is a horse drawn 2 wheel carriage. Looks old, but not bicyclely.
05-12-17, 01:56 PM
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Posted By howsteepisit

Insulting those who's opinions do not agree with...

Insulting those who's opinions do not agree with your own is certainly you option but really does not further discussion. Nor does it further your viewpoint, and does further my opinion that you...
05-12-17, 01:30 PM
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Views: 1,175
Posted By howsteepisit

The design specification do have to be reviews...

The design specification do have to be reviews for design adherent to specifications for road safety. Final inspection does look to ensure that all design specifications are met. I really doubt that...
05-12-17, 01:26 PM
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Views: 17,987
Posted By howsteepisit

Your opinion does not make it fact. The OPs...

Your opinion does not make it fact. The OPs statement about hand gesture is a strong indication but does not make it fact, unless the Op can indeed verify what the gestures meant to the driver. Hand...
05-12-17, 12:46 PM
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Posted By howsteepisit

Indeed the court did find for the defendants, but...

Indeed the court did find for the defendants, but it is the culture that let the condition get so out of hand that the decedent was killed. in a broader sense that is an indictment of our current...
05-12-17, 11:57 AM
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Posted By howsteepisit

But the initial dispute here was labeling it as a...

But the initial dispute here was labeling it as a punish pass. The thread has taken many directions since then, but I still believe it was more as genec implies that it was a rude clueless pass than...
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Posted By howsteepisit

I think the OP could have saved a lot of grief...

I think the OP could have saved a lot of grief has he just said this bike is for sale for $200, can I flip it?
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Posted By howsteepisit

I was being generous with the Celeste premium.

I was being generous with the Celeste premium.
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Posted By howsteepisit

Even with your ignoring me, my estimate of...

Even with your ignoring me, my estimate of 150-200 seems pretty decent.
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Posted By howsteepisit

I think 500-600.

I think 500-600.
05-11-17, 10:27 AM
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Posted By howsteepisit

Hoisted by their own petard. I so rarely get...

Hoisted by their own petard.

I so rarely get to use that expression.
05-11-17, 10:24 AM
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Views: 1,175
Posted By howsteepisit

While I am far from a supporter of the sue happy...

While I am far from a supporter of the sue happy mentality that we have seen in the US over the years, at some point there needs to be consequences to our elected officials diverting money collected...
05-11-17, 10:17 AM
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Views: 17,987
Posted By howsteepisit

Incompetent and inattentive drivers may kill or...

Incompetent and inattentive drivers may kill or main any road rider no matter where in the lane they ride. The goal of advocacy should be to help to eliminate those drivers. To argue which location...
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