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07-01-20, 04:39 PM
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Posted By mkeller234

I am not sure at this point. Yeah, I...

I am not sure at this point.



Yeah, I figure those prices are like the $2000 dollar Raleigh super courses. I know the table is semi valuable. I figure sub $1,000 in its current condition maybe...
07-01-20, 04:33 PM
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Posted By mkeller234

Im not really certain. I have the original...

Im not really certain. I have the original paperwork from when they were installed. They are some kind of parquet that has a weird 50s finish. Probably completely toxic. The first two owners were...
06-28-20, 10:15 PM
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Posted By mkeller234

Ouch! That is funny, and reminds me of the time...

Ouch! That is funny, and reminds me of the time I pulled every single drawer out of my dresser! Good thing to keep in mind though, the base is super narrow. The table is crazy versatile though. ...
06-28-20, 10:10 PM
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Posted By mkeller234

Yeah, it made sense before we moved. The odd...

Yeah, it made sense before we moved. The odd thing is we didnít really use the dining rooms in the past, but we use it every single day now. I think itís just the layout of the house that makes the...
06-28-20, 04:56 PM
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Posted By mkeller234

Thanks, I agree. The house and table are...

Thanks, I agree. The house and table are probably built within a few years of each other. That is why we have been on the hunt.

Here is our old table, also a restore purchase. It will go back...
06-27-20, 09:11 PM
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Posted By mkeller234

Thanks! We found it at a habitat for humanity...

Thanks! We found it at a habitat for humanity restore. I love that place!
06-27-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14,008
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Posted By mkeller234

I apologize that this isnít bike related, but I...

I apologize that this isnít bike related, but I thought there would be some appreciation for vintage furniture here. I am super excited to have found this Heywood Wakefield butterfly table today, for...
05-26-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,148
Posted By mkeller234

100% agreed. They are very different. I have a...

100% agreed. They are very different. I have a set of noodles, I personally like them.
05-25-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 749
Posted By mkeller234

Hey! I love the trail-a-bike! Admittedly, itís...

Hey! I love the trail-a-bike! Admittedly, itís not super stable.

Iíd love to get a tandem as my daughter gets a bit bigger. Iíve kept my eyes on the burleys and others as they pop up.
05-25-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,415
Posted By mkeller234

Wow! I love what you have done. I think you are...

Wow! I love what you have done. I think you are right to ride now, even though itís not complete. That decailleur you made for the SR stem is fantastic.
05-23-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By mkeller234

I really like the MKS lyotard copies. Nice wide...

I really like the MKS lyotard copies. Nice wide platform for my wide feet. More importantly, the MKS cages let my feet in far enough and donít pinch.

My favorite vintage so far are the Deore...
Forum: Commuting
05-20-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,534
Posted By mkeller234

Holy 1x drive train 😮. What is the largest cog...

Holy 1x drive train 😮. What is the largest cog on the cassette? Granted, I live in the dark ages of bike tech, but I donít think I have ever noticed something like that before.
Forum: Commuting
05-20-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,302
Posted By mkeller234

Looks pretty secure. How easy is the cord to...

Looks pretty secure. How easy is the cord to take on and off? Can it be moved to other bikes if you wanted?
Forum: Commuting
05-20-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,302
Posted By mkeller234

I think the basket and a backpack is probably...

I think the basket and a backpack is probably where I am headed. I donít want to put one on all my bikes, so I have to see which one I ride more often. Iíve been rotating bikes too often at this...
Forum: Commuting
05-20-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,302
Posted By mkeller234

Wow, not your average commuter bike. That wheel...

Wow, not your average commuter bike. That wheel is nearly kissing the seat tube! Iíve looked at Ortlieb panniers a lot in the past, always thought they were nice.
Forum: Commuting
05-20-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,302
Posted By mkeller234

I used your method today. I only had foam, so...

I used your method today. I only had foam, so the protection was probably minimal. Iím going to take a closer look at the other suggestions here too.

Thanks everyone for weighing in! Lots of...
05-20-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,569
Posted By mkeller234

rhm , I know you have some beautiful work to show...

rhm , I know you have some beautiful work to show here. Rudy also had a very clever DIY packaging tape decal method that I have used. I though of you Rudy when I saw a new version of Corel draw has...
05-19-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 78,214
Posted By mkeller234

Sorry, I donít know anything about those. Iím a...

Sorry, I donít know anything about those. Iím a fan of paselas though.
05-19-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 14,144
Posted By mkeller234

Oops. Realized I already commented on the Timken...

Oops. Realized I already commented on the Timken Bearings 😳
05-19-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,136
Posted By mkeller234

Unfortunately, I am not old enough to remember a...

Unfortunately, I am not old enough to remember a very competent Cleveland Browns team. I started following them in the mid 90s. The packers were my backup team when the Browns left. It seems like a...
05-18-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,136
Posted By mkeller234

SS-5 appears to be black... based on google...

SS-5 appears to be black... based on google images. Take that for what it's worth.
05-18-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 507
Posted By mkeller234

That is funny, I have tried the same thing with...

That is funny, I have tried the same thing with the Giant that I had in the early to mid-90s. I'm guessing mine was an entry level ATB. Just can't figure out if it had 26" wheels or not. Mine was...
05-18-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 15,853
Views: 1,636,989
Posted By mkeller234

Love all the photos here. You folks are privy to...

Love all the photos here. You folks are privy to some really beautiful scenery!

ascherer That photo of the morgue trucks is sobering. I enjoyed the Paul Simon reference. I listened to a live...
05-16-20, 07:10 PM
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Posted By mkeller234

Today we took out monster bike, version II: ...

Today we took out monster bike, version II:


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05-15-20, 07:52 PM
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Posted By mkeller234

Posting by request, for a massive thread bump. ...

Posting by request, for a massive thread bump.

My Schwinn Tempo, maybe 85? I really enjoy this one, it feels light, responsive and is generally fun.

...
05-15-20, 07:48 PM
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Posted By mkeller234

You got it 👍

You got it 👍
Forum: Commuting
05-15-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,302
Posted By mkeller234

Ah! Nice! Didnít even think of that. Nice and...

Ah! Nice! Didnít even think of that. Nice and simple.
Forum: Commuting
05-15-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,534
Posted By mkeller234

Saddles are super personal, so itís possible itís...

Saddles are super personal, so itís possible itís not right for you.

I have the exact same saddle as you, as well as a b17 imperial and some team pros. For me, I donít like the nose ripped up...
Forum: Commuting
05-15-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By mkeller234

I always thought it should be used sparingly,...

I always thought it should be used sparingly, like maybe once a year max. I donít really treat my Brooks often, just keep them dry and let your butt do the softening.
Forum: Commuting
05-15-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,302
Posted By mkeller234

Carrying a laptop

I've been commuting for years, but this is my first year with a laptop. I've been carrying my laptop in a swissgear backpack, and riding with it on my back. It's fine, actually surprisingly...
05-15-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,454
Posted By mkeller234

I have used both. I am currently using the Finish...

I have used both. I am currently using the Finish line dry that you posted. I noticed I was getting a lot of crud in my chains, so I am hoping to nip that in the bud. Do you guys use stiff brushes on...
05-15-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,454
Posted By mkeller234

Thanks for the insight Tom. Wouldn't expect...

Thanks for the insight Tom. Wouldn't expect anything less from you, I always enjoy your posts.
05-15-20, 05:58 AM
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Views: 1,636,989
Posted By mkeller234

Most of my riding this summer have been ho-hum...

Most of my riding this summer have been ho-hum commutes. Nothing worth stopping to take a picture, unless you like broken glass photos.

The other day I took my bike out at lunch and just slowly...
05-12-20, 10:20 AM
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Views: 575,968
Posted By mkeller234

Nice! Those are some beautiful skewers. Feels...

Nice! Those are some beautiful skewers. Feels like a strange component to lust over, but that is what I am doing. I like the orange personally, granted it would depend on the bike.
05-11-20, 06:43 PM
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Posted By mkeller234

Thank you. I donít have the patience or...

Thank you. I donít have the patience or craftiness to get the perfect fender lines like other members. I get them on to the good enough level.
05-11-20, 06:07 PM
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Posted By mkeller234

Got some SKS longboards for my Lotus. I forgot...

Got some SKS longboards for my Lotus. I forgot how much I hate installing fenders.

...
05-09-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,024
Posted By mkeller234

I regards to the cranks. I have a pair that are...

I regards to the cranks. I have a pair that are newish to me, so not personally ridden many miles. I did sort of gawk at how thin and elegant the arms were, Especially around the pedal threads.
...
05-08-20, 08:38 PM
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Posted By mkeller234

Some red toe straps to go with the new MKS pedals...

Some red toe straps to go with the new MKS pedals and clips for the Melton.

...
05-08-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15,853
Views: 1,636,989
Posted By mkeller234

Yikes, that is some serious climbing! Nothing...

Yikes, that is some serious climbing! Nothing like that in Ohio. Beautiful pictures of the route.
05-08-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 507
Posted By mkeller234

Did you keep the bike after you realized it...

Did you keep the bike after you realized it wouldn't fit? It's still kind of cool to have a relic from child hood. Any pictures to post?
05-07-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,203
Posted By mkeller234

Wow. You have gotten really good at that! The...

Wow. You have gotten really good at that! The RHM rivets, so cool!
05-07-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,199
Posted By mkeller234

Yes, the potential of the crazed drive scares me....

Yes, the potential of the crazed drive scares me. Even so, dumb things happen. I got distracted once on a towpath trail, thought I saw a turtle. That ended with me going off a steep edge of the...
05-07-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,190
Posted By mkeller234

Interesting conversation here. I've never been...

Interesting conversation here. I've never been much of a flipper, as my market doesn't really support it very well. I have flipped a few bikes, years ago, maybe 15 or less total? These days I only...
05-07-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,199
Posted By mkeller234

I've been reading this with interest. I bought my...

I've been reading this with interest. I bought my last helmet (Trek) back around 2010ish.... so roughly 10 years ago. Am I at the point that I should consider replacing it, or is that ok in the...
05-07-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 646
Posted By mkeller234

Wow, excellent find, It's in beautiful shape. ...

Wow, excellent find, It's in beautiful shape. That looks like an OEM rear rack, similar to what came on my Lotus, very cool. RJ the bike guy is a fantastic suggestion, his videos are excellent. ...
05-07-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By mkeller234

That doesn't look too bad to me, should be easy...

That doesn't look too bad to me, should be easy to fix. I'd hit the rust with naval jelly, works great and it's easy to use. After removing the rust, I personally would just use clear nail polish. ...
05-06-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3,439
Views: 300,951
Posted By mkeller234

Not really wrenching, but I was given the ho...

Not really wrenching, but I was given the ho ahead to bring some of my bikes upstairs permanently. The one hanging from the wall will be super convenient for storing my commuter.

...
05-06-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 440
Posted By mkeller234

my guess is pollution

my guess is pollution
05-06-20, 04:33 PM
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Posted By mkeller234

Wow :love:

Wow :love:
05-06-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 78,214
Posted By mkeller234

I have both version of the Pasela. I honestly...

I have both version of the Pasela. I honestly canít say that I would notice a huge difference between them. Iíve always figured that the differences between my bikes were more significant than the...
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