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Forum: Great Lakes
09-21-18, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 555
Posted By Writenride

Bicycle Shops of Wisconsin

Hi,

I was thinking about telling stories on the local bicycle shops in Wisconsin. As you know, many local shops, and nationwide are dwindling due to economic woes and Internet sales. Amazon and...
09-21-18, 01:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 671
Posted By Writenride

What an amazing bike. Is this yours?

What an amazing bike. Is this yours?
09-17-18, 07:49 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 44,154
Posted By Writenride

I remember Harbor Bike & Ski. My mom purchased a...

I remember Harbor Bike & Ski. My mom purchased a white mag for my BMX bike back in the mid-80's. There used to be a cool waterslide in Waupaca too, but we spent a lot of our summer playing Super...
09-16-18, 09:14 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 44,154
Posted By Writenride

Any bike stickers from the Midwest?

Any bike stickers from the Midwest?
09-16-18, 09:12 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 167,193
Posted By Writenride

What model is that? I've never seen tubes like...

What model is that? I've never seen tubes like that on a Tommasini before.
09-16-18, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2,108
Views: 592,034
Posted By Writenride

What I want to know is if someone else owns this...

What I want to know is if someone else owns this exact bike I own. If they do, what length their down tube decals are, so I know too. That's it.
09-16-18, 01:27 AM
Replies: 2,108
Views: 592,034
Posted By Writenride

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/950x521/nis18a_c960b39270bfaa077023352baabcb54b05cd7a2b.jpg

This is the Nishiki Tri-A frameset I was referring to. That arrow on the left hand...
Replies: 8
Views: 3,067
Posted By Writenride

I had a lot change in my life after I turned 30,...

I had a lot change in my life after I turned 30, due to an accident, which left me partially paralyzed on my right side. It took me several months to recover from the fall, and I had to undergo...
09-16-18, 12:41 AM
Replies: 897
Views: 167,193
Posted By Writenride

I appreciate this forum, for it certainly has a...

I appreciate this forum, for it certainly has a knowledgeable base of fans, and some great bikes. I'm currently trying to build up my blue Tommasini and I have a red Tommasini on the way, so I'm...
09-16-18, 12:32 AM
Replies: 2,108
Views: 592,034
Posted By Writenride

It's all right. Once I have more posts, I'll be...

It's all right. Once I have more posts, I'll be able to show you some pictures. I appreciate the help.
09-11-18, 05:06 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 44,154
Posted By Writenride

Wares was a great place. Now it's gone, and a...

Wares was a great place. Now it's gone, and a microbrewery supply store is there.
09-10-18, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 1,878,207
Posted By Writenride

I want to post some pictures too. They're all...

I want to post some pictures too. They're all cool bikes people haven't seen before.
09-10-18, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2,108
Views: 592,034
Posted By Writenride

Okay, I'll tell you what the frame looks like,...

Okay, I'll tell you what the frame looks like, and that way it can help. Hopefully, that will make it easier.

The Nishiki I have is a black, steel, lugged diamond frame with yellow paint on the...
09-10-18, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2,108
Views: 592,034
Posted By Writenride

I can't post pictures on here. I don't have...

I can't post pictures on here. I don't have enough posts. But I can tell you certainly it's a Tri-A. Black and Yellow with Shimano 600 components. The rear derailleur is a RD-6208 SIS with a black...
Forum: Great Lakes
09-09-18, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,247
Posted By Writenride

Gosh, how terrible! This is why it would be nice...

Gosh, how terrible! This is why it would be nice for our state to understand how important it is to maintain funding. At the same time, thank goodness the rain finally let up.
09-09-18, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2,108
Views: 592,034
Posted By Writenride

Hi, Yes, this frame has cable braze ons on...

Hi,

Yes, this frame has cable braze ons on top of the top tube. The decals are not italicized, so my guess this frameset was made in 1985, but you said the Tri-A model changed from internal cable...
09-08-18, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2,108
Views: 592,034
Posted By Writenride

Hi, I need some help on my Nishiki Tri-A...

Hi,

I need some help on my Nishiki Tri-A (Serial # WE 09530) which I'm restoring. Since I'm new to the Forum, I can't show any pictures until I have 10 posts. So, if any of you want to see the...
Forum: Introductions
06-16-18, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By Writenride

Greetings from Old Milwaukee...

Dear Bike Forums,

This is my first post, so I'll try my best to make it brief. I write stories, journal daily, and work on vintage writing instruments, including fountain pens, ballpoints and...
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