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06-23-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By Binky

As a general rule, America leads by example and...

As a general rule, America leads by example and the rest of the world follows....
But here in Canada we tend to still favour British English over Simplified English, in honour of our colonial...
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By Binky

16-speed Thin Blue Line... ?

With years of flipping I thought I had seen almost everything, but a neighbour dug out this old 16-speed Thin Blue Line "Bolt" complete with a cute little lightning bolt beside the name.

Nice...
04-20-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2,724
Views: 641,400
Posted By Binky

Hardly any time at all. Maybe 4 hours or so. ...

Hardly any time at all. Maybe 4 hours or so.
From years of flipping I have no end of spares.
The bike was stored indoors and the grime on the frame was mysteriously water-soluable.
Most of it...
04-12-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7,372
Views: 1,892,715
Posted By Binky

Bianchi Super Grizzly

Bianchi Super Grizzly & DB Ascent EX
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03-30-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2,724
Views: 641,400
Posted By Binky

Still my favourite Before & After Benotto Tandem

Still my absolute favourite "Before & After" : Benotto Tandem. First picture as found for sale on Kijiji, with three wheels on a rural property in southern Ontario..
Paid $20 CDN (about $15 US). ...
03-22-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 566
Posted By Binky

Can anyone identify the age and model of this Peugeot relic ??

Can anyone identify the age and model of this
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Replies: 591
Views: 208,718
Posted By Binky

Seller Beware...

I posted this in Appraisals and now realize that it should have gone here.
From some of the replies and postings in that Forum it appears that my experience was not unique.
The same sort of thing...
Replies: 52
Views: 4,405
Posted By Binky

This rat's a**hole stands out because he has been...

This rat's a**hole stands out because he has been the only joker in the deck.
So I should add that over the years I have met just this ONE total jack-off -- and also countless wonderful young...
Replies: 52
Views: 4,405
Posted By Binky

Well, he still wanted to buy the bike at the full...

Well, he still wanted to buy the bike at the full price but when I did not sell it to him, he did get just a little bit snotty because he had driven to my home from Toronto (about 32 miles) to pull...
Replies: 52
Views: 4,405
Posted By Binky

He was pretty cute about how smart he is... and...

He was pretty cute about how smart he is... and then offered full price after I fixed the chain... but no.... I did not sell him the bike.
It was a nice Bianchi and I had initially underpriced it so...
Replies: 52
Views: 4,405
Posted By Binky

Seller BEWARE...

Seller BEWARE:
If you are selling a bike in Toronto please read this. A little while ago a guy replied to an ad I had for a decent Italian road bike I had for sale. He took it around the block for...
08-08-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2,724
Views: 641,400
Posted By Binky

The black filth on the bike frame was ALL just...

The black filth on the bike frame was ALL just water-soluable dirt.... so the bike frame cleaned up over 95% with just a soft paint brush and a bucket of soapy water....
08-06-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2,724
Views: 641,400
Posted By Binky

Before and after Allpro 12-speed...

Before and after Allpro 12-speed...

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Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By Binky

I'm friendly with the local rubbish removal guy...

... and I wrench his old rigid steel all-terrain bike bike as needed, which is seldom because he works too much and rides too little.
Of course I don't charge him anything, except first refusal of...
Replies: 10
Views: 836
Posted By Binky

The Filthy Beast...

Kidz:

I have to share a few pictures of the laughably filthy and ugly 12-speed road bike I was given today.

It was classic AllPro 12-speed racer bought from K-Mart from the early 1980s. ...
07-15-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,351
Posted By Binky

I'm in Copenhagen...

.... and of course there is a VERY different bike culture here than there is back home in Canada. For one thing, bike riders are very much respected her and bikes take precedence over all other...
06-16-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,313
Views: 441,444
Posted By Binky

Black Beauty...

Black Beauty...https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1420x1243/2019_06_13_06_51_49_8c592daf9e10b6070efc468126d97d69affe0dc4.jpg...
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