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Posted By Binky

Binky here; Just about EVERYTHING I had then...

Binky here;

Just about EVERYTHING I had then is now gone, having been replaced with other treasures. I never found or saw another Vainqueur bike, but anything can happen !!
I ride a VISP and a...
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Views: 1,503
Posted By Binky

Hmmmm... My contribution: A few years...

Hmmmm...

My contribution:

A few years ago I had a bike for sale. The interested party took it for a test ride around the block and brought it back with the chain catching and jumping all over...
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Views: 967
Posted By Binky

Panasonic DX-2000

I thought my wife was finished with dragging home every low-end stray in the neighbourhood but last night she surprised me by going out and getting this black beauty.

Probably did not get used...
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Views: 380
Posted By Binky

Nishiki "Custom 5"

Time to drag the un-sellables" out of the basement.

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06-23-20, 10:48 AM
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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...
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Views: 1,147
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
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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
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Views: 2,151,206
Posted By Binky

Bianchi Super Grizzly

Bianchi Super Grizzly & DB Ascent EX
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03-30-20, 08:01 AM
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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
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Views: 745
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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Views: 229,942
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...
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Views: 4,880
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...
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Views: 4,880
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...
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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...
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Views: 4,880
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
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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: 2,819
Views: 687,486
Posted By Binky

Before and after Allpro 12-speed...

Before and after Allpro 12-speed...

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Views: 977
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...
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Views: 964
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: 2,552
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: 2,381
Views: 489,363
Posted By Binky

Black Beauty...

Black Beauty...https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1420x1243/2019_06_13_06_51_49_8c592daf9e10b6070efc468126d97d69affe0dc4.jpg...
Replies: 13
Views: 3,768
Posted By Binky

See if this does anything for you... My...

See if this does anything for you...

My wife is actually the relatively more rabid bike enthusiast, not me, and these are a few of her pictures.
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Views: 3,768
Posted By Binky

My tandem had the fancy front end as well. I...

My tandem had the fancy front end as well. I spent a month in Berlin, Dresden & Bad Schandau last year and saw a few Rixe bikes still in service, especially in Berlin, but no other Rixe tandems.

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