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11-26-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 16,306
Posted By oddjob2

tricky Inspiration for your project. 1975 model,...

tricky Inspiration for your project. 1975 model, Spotted 2 weeks ago at Kroger....
11-23-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 16,306
Posted By oddjob2

What to do with Reclaimed garage space.

The 2020 spring and summer bike shortage enabled a chance to clear out a garage and some basement space. My girlfriend has forgotten how much time I put into refurbishing and marketing, begging me to...
11-13-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,460
Posted By oddjob2

A great addition to your already stunning...

A great addition to your already stunning collection!
08-17-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By oddjob2

Giantís Production Woes

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/17/business/giant-bikes-coronavirus-shortage.html?searchResultPosition=1
08-16-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By oddjob2

Cross Country 2020

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/16/sports/cycling/coronavirus-protests-masks-biking.html?action=click&module=Well&pgtype=Homepage&section=Sports
07-26-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,660
Posted By oddjob2

My lady friend was kind enough to grab this for...

My lady friend was kind enough to grab this for me earlier this month, as it was close to her home. The thick layer of dust kept the paint in immaculate shape.
...
07-16-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,052
Posted By oddjob2

New Schwinns built in Detroit

https://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/2020/07/15/detroit-bikes-brings-schwinn-production-back-united-states/3251266001/
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By oddjob2

$150

$150
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By oddjob2

$125 + shipping. Crazy here in the D. Half my...

$125 + shipping. Crazy here in the D. Half my inquiries are for the 6'3" or taller crowd
06-01-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,721
Posted By oddjob2

Selling 24 bikes since the beginning of April...

Selling 24 bikes since the beginning of April allowed me to drop a garage sized mini storage rental, clear bikes out of another garage, and working on reclaiming yet another garage by the end of...
06-01-20, 01:29 AM
Replies: 2,420
Views: 810,752
Posted By oddjob2

Newest onboard project, a 1978 Fuji Finest, shown...

Newest onboard project, a 1978 Fuji Finest, shown as acquired. In flipping the hobo handlebar around, the brake lever detailing is cool.
...
05-14-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 42,131
Posted By oddjob2

My Final Grail Bike Want - Fulfilled

As several of you know, I have a big enough collection to ride a different bike nearly every day for two months, plus roughly the same number of bikes to proffer to the currently bike starved masses,...
04-27-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,806
Posted By oddjob2

Market plus factors: Stimulus cash - had a...

Market plus factors:

Stimulus cash - had a 27 y.o. living at home, spend part of his $1200 on a Haro I sold for danbianchi881.
Bike shops have been closed - THAT WOMAN FROM MICHIGAN closes LBS,...
04-20-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,461
Posted By oddjob2

This "pensioneer", in age only, sold this for...

This "pensioneer", in age only, sold this for $300 today. My cost IIRC is $65 +/- for the base bike, purchased from PedalTraveler. I built it up for my own use a few years ago, but road it only...
04-20-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,461
Posted By oddjob2

I resemble the OP's remarks, but one big...

I resemble the OP's remarks, but one big difference. NO PENSION! That is so last generation unfortunately During the recession 12 years ago or so, when there wasn't much else to do, I found you could...
12-16-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By oddjob2

Repurposing Handlebars - No Campagnolo content

Other than the common handlebar bike wall mount, here is a work light rig I just put together to mitigate halogen burns. Will get some rubber caps. If only bike headlights were as bright!

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12-16-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,350
Posted By oddjob2

I never would have achieved as immaculate...

I never would have achieved as immaculate results. Well worth writing the big check. Saved me from ceramic tile installation in the foyer.

...
12-05-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 59,770
Views: 8,875,185
Posted By oddjob2

Francophile, your memory is daunting. Still...

Francophile, your memory is daunting. Still looking for the Coppi stem too.
...
10-28-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 30,191
Posted By oddjob2

If it hasn't been said already, Trek fulfills the...

If it hasn't been said already, Trek fulfills the dominant slot Schwinn had in the 1960's and 1970's, with a strong dealer network.

My personal fleet includes


1986 Trek 620, need a new photo...
07-07-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 929
Posted By oddjob2

Carlson - a Swedish Raleigh?

Carlson - a Swedish Raleigh?
05-24-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 316
Posted By oddjob2

200 Years of NY Bicycling

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/23/arts/design/bicycle-exhibition-museum-of-the-city-of-new-york.html?action=click&module=Well&pgtype=Homepage&section=Art%20%20Design&login=email&auth=login-email
05-05-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By oddjob2

Vintage Bike Photos from Detroit

https://www.detroitnews.com/picture-gallery/news/local/michigan-history/2015/06/23/bicycling-in-detroit-through-the-years/29195259/
03-18-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,901
Posted By oddjob2

A 2x4 is easy peasy compared to the Propane tank...

A 2x4 is easy peasy compared to the Propane tank delivery guys in China.

Just learned that The Grand Hotel was built in about 90 days? Now that is a feat!
12-09-18, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By oddjob2

Shoot me a fair offer if you want one of these. ...

Shoot me a fair offer if you want one of these. Both in vg condition.https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x2000/img_0259_519d9cdb1fe88068c4ab5ab3c008e4169872f7e0.jpg...
08-10-17, 02:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,713
Posted By oddjob2

Show Your Road Bike to City Bike Conversions

Fuji Royale bought in June 2015 for $45.

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/uba9twt37a5mabp/Fuji%20Royal%20Blue.JPG?dl=0

SKS fender installation can be a real PITA, but the struts were finally trimmed...
01-23-17, 09:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,350
Posted By oddjob2

My favorite C&V work ...

My favorite C&V work
https://dl.dropbox.com/s/bj3ju7lzyh0o62u/2013-09-25%2011.46.31.jpg?dl=0

Sweating cooper pipe is cool too, but now pex is so much faster.

Just put this circa 1923 home...
06-23-16, 07:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,225
Posted By oddjob2

I had a big Kenwood receiver and huge foot locker...

I had a big Kenwood receiver and huge foot locker sized Marantz speakers in my freshman dorm, but an upperclassman on our floor had an $8,000 system, mostly because he loved classical organ music.
...
Replies: 35
Views: 44,010
Posted By oddjob2

I comment on many of the FMV questions that are...

I comment on many of the FMV questions that are posted in this "What's it worth?" thread. If I don't have experience with the bike due to age, make, or model, I tend to stay mute, for example most...
Forum: Commuting
02-20-16, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 218,361
Posted By oddjob2

All part of "the morning after walk of...

All part of "the morning after walk of shame."
10-22-13, 06:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,128
Posted By oddjob2

Isn't there some commandments Charlton Heston...

Isn't there some commandments Charlton Heston made famous, "You shall not covet thy neighbor's house, wife, or bicycle."
Replies: 19
Views: 9,186
Posted By oddjob2

C-T center of crank to top of seat tube. From...

C-T center of crank to top of seat tube. From the pics, it looks like an 18" frame.

I'd recommend some new tires, makes the bike look a lot fresher/newer. If you're amazon prime, no shipping for...
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