Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: jjhabbs
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 0.43 seconds.
06-13-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 459
Posted By jjhabbs

Just an update for you all. I have to find a...

Just an update for you all. I have to find a good route that I think everyone would like. We do have the Illinois prairie path that goes right next to the garage. It is very smooth but of course its...
06-13-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 459
Posted By jjhabbs

I was thinking the prairie path. but I think some...

I was thinking the prairie path. but I think some may think its to "messy". What do you think?

JJ
06-13-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 459
Posted By jjhabbs

Yes. But I'm going to have to find a good route...

Yes. But I'm going to have to find a good route other than the bike trail. The bike trail that goes right next to my Bike Garage is smooth gravel. I dont think everyone is going to want to ride on...
06-13-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,401
Posted By jjhabbs

Yes. Went to Schwinn Service School in 1983....

Yes. Went to Schwinn Service School in 1983. Managed a shop till 89. Was the GT Factory Rep in Chicago from 89-99.

JJ
06-09-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 459
Posted By jjhabbs

Possible Chicago area vintage ride...Opinions

Hey guys,
Steve and I organized a vintage ride back a few years ago. I'm thinking about doing that again launching it from the new Vintage Road Bike Garage.
The question is would you guys be...
05-09-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By jjhabbs

That's cool. Does yours still have the...

That's cool. Does yours still have the "deathfork"?

J.J.
05-08-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,089
Posted By jjhabbs

I will have 20 bikes still there and keep the...

I will have 20 bikes still there and keep the shop. I will eliminate the one room that is all drywalled
JJ
05-08-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 440
Posted By jjhabbs

Absolutely a good fine. I have one in practically...

Absolutely a good fine. I have one in practically new condition in a 21-in frame. Always getting offers on it. It's worth good money. Or keep it for your collection because you won't find another one...
05-08-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,089
Posted By jjhabbs

I realize that this venue for a collection is a...

I realize that this venue for a collection is a bit crazy. However I use the same venue for other things. I just don't talk about them on this channel. Looks like I'm bringing all of my collectibles...
05-08-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By jjhabbs

I second T-Mar. I dont know if it as much the...

I second T-Mar. I dont know if it as much the wrap of the cage however sometimes on a 28 it may "grind" up to the 28t. Depends on the position the wheel is in the dropout and what sprocket in front...
05-08-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By jjhabbs

What year is this Viscount Catalog?

Hey guys,
A neighbor sold me a Viscount Aerospace G.P. that I'm going to restore. He also had a catalog. Do you know what year this is from? Thanks in advance for your answers!

J.J....
05-08-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,089
Posted By jjhabbs

Irongate motor condos is a place for car...

Irongate motor condos is a place for car collectors however there are a couple of us bicycle people there and other things. Lots of social events etc there. I house my company office as well as...
05-08-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,089
Posted By jjhabbs

I've never had anyone tell me that. Some joke...

I've never had anyone tell me that. Some joke about it. I was once called a hoarder and I should be giving the bikes to the poor for transportation. I heard it all over time.

JJ
05-07-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,089
Posted By jjhabbs

Around yours or mine? JJ

Around yours or mine?

JJ
05-07-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,089
Posted By jjhabbs

Thanks for the heads up. These won't be taken on...

Thanks for the heads up. These won't be taken on and off the racks very often. And when the hours very gentle. I wondered if whether or not the rubber that is on these hooks will stain the paint? Any...
05-06-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,089
Posted By jjhabbs

I hear ya. This is actually called Irongate Motor...

I hear ya. This is actually called Irongate Motor Condos...very similar however there isn't a track. I have that one nice car. Other than that I'm just into Vintage bicycles.

JJ
05-06-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,089
Posted By jjhabbs

Not your average Garage. It's a separate property...

Not your average Garage. It's a separate property that houses some toys as well as my company office. Check out the vid if you'd like.
Building the Ultimate Bicycle Mancave Garage! Shown in only 3.5...
05-06-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 558
Posted By jjhabbs

They made excellent frames! JJ

They made excellent frames!

JJ
05-06-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By jjhabbs

Excellent build. Have had one of those on my...

Excellent build. Have had one of those on my "gotta have list" for a long time. Those frames are excellent!

JJ
05-06-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,089
Posted By jjhabbs

New Bike Garage pictures. I'm moving my shop

Hey guys,
I know some of you seen my basement but I'm moving my stuff to a new garage. Here are a couple of pics of it. It's a work in progress. Tool bench and work area coming soon. Any...
04-25-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 999
Posted By jjhabbs

Video: I check to see if the Competition GS is cracked!

Hey guys,
I know some of you dont like video so I put a warning on the post. In this video I check to see if my Comp GS is cracked~ I sand it down. Check it out.

Bicycle Collection mancave. Is...
04-15-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 913
Posted By jjhabbs

I hear ya. I dont choose to debate component...

I hear ya. I dont choose to debate component choices myself... God bless

John
04-14-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 913
Posted By jjhabbs

According to the list of bicycles on your profile...

According to the list of bicycles on your profile you have a lot of cool ****! Love the 620s 720s as well as the Miyata 1000! I have the 720 and 1000 on my wishlist. Unfortunately I have either bad...
04-14-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 913
Posted By jjhabbs

I think some people assume I'm making money on...

I think some people assume I'm making money on them. I do not monetize my channel even though I have plenty of subscribers and watch hours. I also think when you do video you expose yourself...
04-14-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 913
Posted By jjhabbs

Thanks for the suggestions. Take a look at my...

Thanks for the suggestions. Take a look at my Raleigh competition GS video and let me know if that's more in line with what you're talking about.

Thanks
JJ
04-14-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 913
Posted By jjhabbs

I talked with Jeff bock today. I am going to...

I talked with Jeff bock today. I am going to confirm that the frame set is not cracked. If it's not I will send it to him for paint and decals. Seems like a great guy.

I think everybody for their...
04-13-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 913
Posted By jjhabbs

There is someone riding around my town with an...

There is someone riding around my town with an Ellis. Sick bicycles!

JJ
04-13-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 913
Posted By jjhabbs

Sent a message to Jeffery Bock Thanks

Sent a message to Jeffery Bock

Thanks
04-13-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 913
Posted By jjhabbs

Thanks, Id like a one stop shop. Its my Raleigh...

Thanks, Id like a one stop shop. Its my Raleigh Competition GS. Need the factory style pin striping and decal work. Not sure if Im thrilled with a powder coat. Sometimes it goes on to thick and you...
04-13-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,437
Posted By jjhabbs

Also concerned about the crack. Careful JJ

Also concerned about the crack. Careful

JJ
04-13-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 913
Posted By jjhabbs

Looking for a Midwest Frame Painter

Hey guys,
I'm going to break down and get a frame painted. I live in Illinois. Anyone have someone that they have used that they like? Looking for a straight black paintjob with some pinstriping...
04-09-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By jjhabbs

Interesting. I was looking at new decal sets for...

Interesting. I was looking at new decal sets for this and they do look more like the 79. I have to look more into it. For some reason I thought it was an 80

JJ
04-08-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By jjhabbs

Wow. Excellent Catch! I for some reason...

Wow. Excellent Catch! I for some reason overlooked that this bicycle didnt have braze ons stock! make sense!
I just looked. I dont see a tape line below the braze ons. However I did grow some balls...
04-08-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By jjhabbs

Bike Porn 1980 Raleigh Competition GS. Is this thing cracked.Help.

Hey guys. I know some of you dont like video. So I added some pictures. Take a look at what looks like to be a crack in the frame and let me know what you think it is! There is a video linked below....
04-07-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 14,966
Posted By jjhabbs

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1228x921/img_20201010_165749_cef089131767b7449eac35f1381f6cfec062a5d1.jpg...
04-06-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,581
Posted By jjhabbs

I heard back from Marinoni. I emailed them and...

I heard back from Marinoni. I emailed them and they confirmed that it's one of theirs however they also said it was from 1981!

Just an FYI

Thanks

JJ
04-05-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,581
Posted By jjhabbs

I agree. The plot keeps getting thicker! I just...

I agree. The plot keeps getting thicker! I just Emailed Marinoni with details. Im waiting to hear back.

Lets see what they have to say.

JJ
04-05-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,581
Posted By jjhabbs

The bike was from Mark Gorski. Olympic Gold...

The bike was from Mark Gorski. Olympic Gold medalist.

Thanks

J.J.
04-05-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,581
Posted By jjhabbs

The current owner of the frameset said he added...

The current owner of the frameset said he added the rack, low rider and bottle braze ons when he had it painted in the 80s.

JJ
04-04-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,581
Posted By jjhabbs

Possibly three things might happen with this...

Possibly three things might happen with this bicycle. First, Repaint to Silver with AMF decals (that have to be fabricated) Second, Mark Gorski is being contacted to see if he would like his old...
04-04-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,581
Posted By jjhabbs

You might be onto something T-Mar. Mount's frame...

You might be onto something T-Mar. Mount's frame had a Cinelli BB shell with the same M cut out of it. The head lugs on mine are cut differently also. Mount told me in an email that Albert...
04-04-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,581
Posted By jjhabbs

I should have continued with the story. However...

I should have continued with the story. However there might be more to it. The owner of the frameset is well acquainted with Mark Gorski's family and is going to try to get a hold of Mark to see if...
04-04-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,581
Posted By jjhabbs

I do make videos for people to watch. That is...

I do make videos for people to watch. That is correct. However, many people here have many threads. I don't monetize my videos so it's not like I'm trying to generate income.

God Bless.

JJ
04-04-21, 12:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,581
Posted By jjhabbs

You're right! When your there and experiencing...

You're right! When your there and experiencing the culture the knowledge comes easier. I worked at a shop from 82 to 89 and selling bicycles was like shooting fish in a barrel. We only know what we...
04-03-21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,581
Posted By jjhabbs

Mark Gorski's mystery frame solved

Thanks to you guys here on BikeForums the mystery is solved. Also someone posted my video on Classic Rendezvous. George Mount saw my video and responded. Check out the video!
Mystery bike solved!...
04-03-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,581
Posted By jjhabbs

Wow, Thanks for the history lesson. Awsome. ...

Wow, Thanks for the history lesson. Awsome.

Thanks

JJ
04-03-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,581
Posted By jjhabbs

Updated video coming soon! I found someone with...

Updated video coming soon! I found someone with the same bike. George Mount contacted me as well. He sent me pics.

Marinoni it is!

John
04-03-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,581
Posted By jjhabbs

It seems that many believe its an Marinoni. Ive...

It seems that many believe its an Marinoni. Ive seen a few with the same lugs. I wish I could find another one to confirm and confirm what decals were on it so I could restore it to it's original...
04-02-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,581
Posted By jjhabbs

Help Let me know what frame you think this is. SOLVED!

Hey guys. A friend in town has this frameset. He got it from Mark Gorski himself. The 84 Olympic track gold metal winner. It was one of his training bikes! We're still trying to get a hold of Mark to...
04-02-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By jjhabbs

Hi, I actually agree! The next one each bike...

Hi,
I actually agree! The next one each bike will have a "money shot" where you see the entire bike and the drivetrain separately. Plus I want all the shots to be outside or in the new bike...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.