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05-10-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 756
Posted By 50PlusCycling

“Sales tax is a gubmint thing, not an ebay thing,...

“Sales tax is a gubmint thing, not an ebay thing, can't blame them for death and taxes.”

I find it funny that when I sell things on eBay from Japan, from a business registered in Japan, and...
05-10-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 756
Posted By smd4

You should expect prompt communication from...

You should expect prompt communication from sellers. If you don't get that--move on.
04-25-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 926
Posted By mobilemail

Using oxalyc acid (deck bleach) to remove rust...

Using oxalyc acid (deck bleach) to remove rust from frames.
04-15-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,264
Posted By jdawginsc

You can view my garage and I will pay 19.95 for...

You can view my garage and I will pay 19.95 for you to take some piece of crap.
04-01-22, 04:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 875
Posted By P!N20

I put track pedals on my road bike once. Found I...

I put track pedals on my road bike once. Found I could only turn left...
03-23-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 678
Posted By Route 66

Yikes! Suddenly I feel much older. :twitchy:

Yikes! Suddenly I feel much older. :twitchy:
03-16-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By jdawginsc

Did the top tube slope down, or is it the...

Did the top tube slope down, or is it the picture?

Converted early MTB or dedicated gravel? Main Street was later I think? Axis?
03-06-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 876
Posted By Oldairhead

There should also be an award for lurkers with...

There should also be an award for lurkers with many years in the group but with few posts!
03-06-22, 05:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 876
Posted By iab

I got a bike. Didn't you? :o

I got a bike. Didn't you? :o
03-05-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,472
Posted By Andy_K

The quality of components is just awful. Thinking...

The quality of components is just awful. Thinking back to a Toys'R'Us Kent "mountain bike" I bought for my daughter, trying to get the twist shifters and front derailleur to work together was quite a...
03-05-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,472
Posted By CliffordK

Perhaps. But there are plenty of non-racing...

Perhaps.

But there are plenty of non-racing bikes from bygone eras that make great commuter bikes, errand bikes, and etc. Potentially better bikes than one can get from Walmart today. Except...
03-04-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,043
Posted By Doug Fattic

Repainting a bunch of fillet brazed Schwinns

In this subject thread I'm going to document the process of repainting a bunch of Schwinn fillet brazed frames. I've been involved for 22 years in a charity bicycle project in Ukraine. Over those...
03-01-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,135
Posted By nlerner

I'm having trouble picturing where the crank...

I'm having trouble picturing where the crank dustcaps go:

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Forum: Foo
02-24-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,807
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Got rid of the skipping by tinkering with this...

Got rid of the skipping by tinkering with this and that lol. This was a gift so I’m being careful with it. I remember taping a penny on an old turntable to make it play smooth. 1970s …
02-23-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8,146
Views: 2,555,571
Posted By Desert Ryder

GT STS DH model. Replaced the Super Deluxe with a...

GT STS DH model. Replaced the Super Deluxe with a NOS rear shock. Almost all vintage original
...
02-23-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14,686
Views: 3,523,054
Posted By daywood

My wife spotted this 1984 Schwinn World Sport...

My wife spotted this 1984 Schwinn World Sport laying on its side and covered in weeds on her sister-in-law's property. The in-laws didn't want it anymore, so I happily loaded it into my truck as my...
Forum: Foo
02-19-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 906
Posted By FBOATSB

Wow. Places like that around me have their liquor...

Wow. Places like that around me have their liquor license pulled pretty quickly.
Sketchy motels are also shut down based on number of police runs. Hell, the Beech Grove Walmart came close to losing...
02-14-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,962
Posted By Drillium Dude

Yup :) I forgot to add we had to start a new...

Yup :)

I forgot to add we had to start a new box because he didn't pass it along - just kept the whole shebang.

DD
02-14-22, 04:30 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,962
Posted By Drillium Dude

What is ironic about this photo is that Tim is...

What is ironic about this photo is that Tim is now a mail carrier for the USPS :D

Also, I had to laugh when scanning The Rules: the infamous Ultraspontane is still called out (for those that...
02-12-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,012
Posted By dedhed

How did a LBS not find that?

How did a LBS not find that?
Forum: Foo
02-05-22, 03:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,019
Posted By mort1369

No kidding, although Buena Park Raceway is still...

No kidding, although Buena Park Raceway is still open, and supposedly another track opened in my old stamping grounds of Whittier, CA.
Some of the stuff I used to use:
Edsel dragster, anyone?...
Forum: Foo
02-01-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 703
Posted By jon c.

I want a toaster that toasts both sides evenly. ...

I want a toaster that toasts both sides evenly. Seems a simple request, but none of them seem to be able to handle it. The last time I bought one I focused on that in reviews and bought one that...
Forum: Foo
02-01-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 906
Posted By skidder

Didn't anyone make a tennis ball cannon out of...

Didn't anyone make a tennis ball cannon out of 'tin' cans? You made them with old food cans that had seams at both ends, put lighter fluid in the bottom. drop in a tennis ball and touch a match to...
Forum: Foo
01-29-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,019
Posted By genec

Radio Shack "jumped the shark" long long ago... ...

Radio Shack "jumped the shark" long long ago... they failed to keep up with the consumer needs, and failed to move with the times, instead believing their cheap knockoff goods were suitable enough,...
01-24-22, 10:15 PM
Replies: 14,686
Views: 3,523,054
Posted By merziac

Anytime, I have several from bracket racing them...

Anytime, I have several from bracket racing them for 40 years, just posted in another thread about racing bikes which I never did but these were used to deliver and receive 1000's of azz whoopins. ;)...
Forum: Foo
01-18-22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,126
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Cat Food! not kidding. Pet food was scarce....

Cat Food! not kidding. Pet food was scarce. Supplies are back but lean.
01-15-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 564,978
Posted By ascherer

Between a house renovation gone sideways and a...

Between a house renovation gone sideways and a major product release at work I need a project to keep me sane. I started with stripping down the Falcon I got in the fall, thinking I’d tidy it up and...
01-14-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 564,978
Posted By merziac

I have a friend that has a 79 black, orange and...

I have a friend that has a 79 black, orange and yellow one like in the video, he's had it for a long time, comes from a family of drag racers and he ran it quite a bit.

I saw him run it several...
01-14-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 564,978
Posted By merziac

DQRider Turbo, carb, heat shields and...

DQRider

Turbo, carb, heat shields and hopefully more bits still to be retrieved from the pile, getting this out was an ordeal by itself. :twitchy:

This is an early one, actual 78, the one you...
01-14-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 564,978
Posted By DQRider

Looks like you are missing the turbocharger: ...

Looks like you are missing the turbocharger:

Turbocharged Vintage Kawasaki Motorcycle, 1978 Z1R-TC Turbo! - YouTube

I wasn't aware these came with such subdued paint schemes.
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01-14-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 564,978
Posted By merziac

This, that I put in the wrong thread earlier....

This, that I put in the wrong thread earlier. :twitchy:

Anybody know what this is? ;)

Drug out of mothballs from the shed where it was partially disassembled under a mountain of junk including...
01-05-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,735
Posted By gugie

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01-05-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,735
Posted By sd5782

I think the real problem most of us have is not...

I think the real problem most of us have is not enough room.
01-05-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,735
Posted By jeirvine

Just know that by sharing this, you are doing a...

Just know that by sharing this, you are doing a favor for those of us with ~15 bikes. Now I don't feel bad at all. :)
01-01-22, 10:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,801
Posted By RustyJames

Ö.basically all of mineÖ.

Ö.basically all of mineÖ.
12-31-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,239
Posted By Smokinapankake

That fork is gorgeous! The whole thing is...

That fork is gorgeous! The whole thing is gorgeous! I wouldnít change a thing on it.
Blasphemers, those who suggest changing the forkÖ. You donít want to be listening to that kind of nonsense!
12-30-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,239
Posted By JacobLee

Headset Head-Scratcher

I picked up this tandem yesterday from a CL seller who offered it very cheaply in an as-is, come-and-get-it, Iím-moving-and-donít-feel-like-lugging-it-around-anymore sort-of-situation. I had done...
12-12-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 746
Posted By obrentharris

Your Regina chain and other 5 speed chains were...

Your Regina chain and other 5 speed chains were not made with a removable link like more modern chains. Perhaps there are master links now available for them: I don't know of any.
The method for...
12-11-21, 04:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By masi61

My guess is that this is a BMX hub. The freehub...

My guess is that this is a BMX hub. The freehub body only looks wide enough to take a single cog & lockring.
12-09-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,332
Posted By old's'cool

If I told ya I'd have to kill ya

If I told ya I'd have to kill ya
12-07-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,307
Posted By sloar

I know your not crazy. Crazy would be telling...

I know your not crazy. Crazy would be telling your wife how much you paid for them.
12-07-21, 02:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By Dfrost

I use a pair of 10mm box wrenches (11mm works,...

I use a pair of 10mm box wrenches (11mm works, too) for the same purpose described in the OP as pseudo-dropouts, clamped by the QR skewer. They slide over a front or rear axle and are thicker than...
12-05-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,596
Posted By PilotFishBob

No bikes, but I've looked in the mirror a few...

No bikes, but I've looked in the mirror a few times and asked myself that question.
12-05-21, 07:00 PM
12-05-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,464
Posted By 76SLT

It's a shame this bike will exist longer than Sears as a company.

I just picked up this really clean Sears Sport Racer. The guys neighbor bought it new and put just over 300 miles on it according to the odometer and according to what the original owner said. I...
12-04-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By JoeBass

Just received my Persons Track Racer saddle back from the restorer...

...and I think he did a great job!
Restoring an Antique Leather Persons Track Racer Bicycle Saddle for the 1927 Hercules Speed King - YouTube
12-02-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 825
Posted By tkamd73

Need a fork with a pretty good rake, for double...

Need a fork with a pretty good rake, for double ply.
Tim
12-02-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 825
Posted By 3alarmer

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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11-20-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,486
Posted By jnbrown

I ended up polishing it by hand. Starting with...

I ended up polishing it by hand. Starting with 200 grit sandpaper followed by 320, 600 then wet sanding 1000, 1500, 2000, 2500, 4000 then Blue Magic.
Totally happy with how it turned and do not...
11-11-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By cxwrench

Funny, whenever I set up a new derailleur I...

Funny, whenever I set up a new derailleur I adjust the limit screws before attaching the cable. This has never caused any issues for me. Doing it this way keeps me from shifting over the large cog...
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