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02-22-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 821
Posted By MrK.

I just measured six of mine, first time ever. ...

I just measured six of mine, first time ever. They were all within a quarter inch of two inches, most within 1/8 inch on the short side. Guess I'm pretty consistent without even trying.
12-08-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,339
Posted By MrK.

I don't have one but about twice a week I wish I...

I don't have one but about twice a week I wish I did.:(
11-27-20, 11:16 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 17,342
Posted By MrK.

We inherited 1/2 of my family's beach house in...

We inherited 1/2 of my family's beach house in New Hampshire a few years ago. I did some trading with family to get the other half as well. My grandfather built the house in 1950- 51. We had to evict...
11-22-20, 11:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,000
Posted By MrK.

Guess my wife really loves me. I have four in...

Guess my wife really loves me. I have four in the house as "wall art" One in the bedroom, one in the dining room, two in the living room. The rest are in my workshop.
10-23-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 60,274
Views: 8,986,673
Posted By MrK.

Nice Ironman for $200 ...

Nice Ironman for $200

https://easttexas.craigslist.org/bik/d/mabank-1989-master-ironman-dave-scott/7216972410.html
...
09-19-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,952
Posted By MrK.

Not me obviously but I always got a kick out of...

Not me obviously but I always got a kick out of this photo.

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09-10-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,110
Posted By MrK.

Here is a before and halfway through the process....

Here is a before and halfway through the process.

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09-10-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,110
Posted By MrK.

Some wadded up aluminum foil and light oil will...

Some wadded up aluminum foil and light oil will fix that rust on the stays and fork socks. My World Voyageur looked just like that. Cannot tell it was ever rusty now.
09-10-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,972
Posted By MrK.

Just picked up a set of the reissued Panaracer...

Just picked up a set of the reissued Panaracer Dart-Smoke tires and installed them on my Haro Impulse Comp. Love the look! They are listed as 2.1in but measured just under 2in after inflation. Took...
09-03-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By MrK.

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

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Photo help for the OP. Hope...
08-21-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,860
Posted By MrK.

Indulge a non-bike story. I always liked the Gen...

Indulge a non-bike story. I always liked the Gen 1 Ford Broncos. A guy I worked with in the early 90s had one in a really ugly color scheme. We would talk about it a lot. He finally offered it to...
08-19-20, 11:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,089
Posted By MrK.

I feel your pain but mine involved a Suntour...

I feel your pain but mine involved a Suntour Cyclone M-II and a thumb sized stick.
...
08-09-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By MrK.

You can buy replacement pins for a few bucks. I...

You can buy replacement pins for a few bucks. I would not reuse the original.

Edit:...
08-08-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 53,334
Posted By MrK.

Let me preface this to say that I cannot play...

Let me preface this to say that I cannot play well... but I'm tryin. My step sister plays and picked it up quick while in her late 30s. She finally shamed me into getting a guitar so I bought myself...
06-24-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,889
Posted By MrK.

1991 Haro Impulse Comp. This pic will also be...

1991 Haro Impulse Comp. This pic will also be enjoyed by haters of the U-brake.

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06-21-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,031
Posted By MrK.

I had almost the same thing happen to me. I...

I had almost the same thing happen to me. I answered an Ad that said 3 bikes $20. One of them was a nice little chrome Fuji I was wanting for my wife. When I got there I told the guy that I just...
06-19-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 700
Views: 60,928
Posted By MrK.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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My chrome Ross Mt Hood on Surfside beach Tx.
06-19-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 700
Views: 60,928
Posted By MrK.

You rode right past my summer home a mile or so...

You rode right past my summer home a mile or so back.
06-04-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 992
Views: 103,636
Posted By MrK.

How bout a giant lobster claw carved from a huge...

How bout a giant lobster claw carved from a huge log. Was going to lean the bike on it to get a snap but Capt Bob was looking a little annoyed. Hampton Beach NH. ...
05-23-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 992
Views: 103,636
Posted By MrK.

Very awesome sheet metal cephalopod. It will be...

Very awesome sheet metal cephalopod. It will be a week or so before I am back to the seacoast, I took the whale pic in September. If I see something interesting this summer I will post.
05-21-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 20,072
Views: 3,350,776
Posted By MrK.

So true...they look like a road crew.

So true...they look like a road crew.
05-21-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By MrK.

I have only done a few and they all had a tube...

I have only done a few and they all had a tube that ran all the way through. Push the cable in, it comes out the other hole.
05-20-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 992
Views: 103,636
Posted By MrK.

I'll raise you a rebar whale. Salisbury MA ...

I'll raise you a rebar whale. Salisbury MA
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05-20-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,770
Posted By MrK.

My son is a wrench at a small shop in East Texas....

My son is a wrench at a small shop in East Texas. They sold all their bikes and repairs are backed up a couple weeks.
05-20-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,972
Posted By MrK.

Anyone have any exprience with the Eastern...

Anyone have any exprience with the Eastern Growler BMX tires? I like the look of the tread for tarmac and paths but that huge logo is atrocious imho.
...
05-19-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,972
Posted By MrK.

I have: Maxxis DTH. (folding 2.15) I love...

I have:

Maxxis DTH. (folding 2.15) I love them. I have three sets. Great tires for general purpose/ cruiser/hardpack/ gravel use. Recently ruined one by a maladjusted brake pad.
Conti X-Kings....
05-16-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 105,219
Posted By MrK.

1985 Shogun Prairie Breaker I serial #M5K57088....

1985 Shogun Prairie Breaker I serial #M5K57088. Sadly a tad small for me but I keep it for guests.
...
05-14-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,228
Posted By MrK.

This...I finally found the TA Cyclotouriste...

This...I finally found the TA Cyclotouriste crankset I have been looking for on Ebay France.
05-06-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 413
Posted By MrK.

randyjawa...

randyjawa (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/randyjawa-84826.html) I wish I had your dump. Mine wont allow any "shopping". Except for employees that is.... :foo:
05-04-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,199
Posted By MrK.

I think old Stumpys came with a biplane fork. ...

I think old Stumpys came with a biplane fork. Here is the one on my 85 Shogun Prairie Breaker....
04-30-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,142
Posted By MrK.

Been there. Front tire flipped up a thumb sized...

Been there. Front tire flipped up a thumb sized stick which bounced through the chain and into the spokes. I did not have a chain tool or any tool for that matter. I was on Federal land and had to...
04-01-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By MrK.

Agreed but... This movie was the first date for...

Agreed but... This movie was the first date for me and Mrs K. Still going strong after 38 years.
03-27-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,116
Posted By MrK.

If Mad Max had a bike.... I should get extra...

If Mad Max had a bike....

I should get extra points for ugly.
The XT crankset is pretty worn out. It appeared in my bin. I'm pretty sure my son dropped it off as a take off from the bike shop he...
03-26-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,116
Posted By MrK.

Here is my victim. Late 80's Haro Extreme. It is...

Here is my victim. Late 80's Haro Extreme. It is going to be a real eclectic bin build. Should have it on the road in a few days. Excuse my mess.
...
03-20-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,197
Posted By MrK.

Might be the prettiest Raleigh ever.

Might be the prettiest Raleigh ever.
03-18-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 742
Posted By MrK.

I'm in but only halfway. Like USAZorro getting...

I'm in but only halfway. Like USAZorro getting any significant miles directly out my front door is tempting fate. I will have to rely on multiple 10 milers or so. The bike I cobble together will be...
03-16-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,774
Posted By MrK.

Weirdly I read this whole thread with an...

Weirdly I read this whole thread with an Australian accent. Must be a show I just watched but it makes it more enjoyable.
03-16-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6,889
Views: 640,944
Posted By MrK.

Braze on canti bosses from framebuilders supply.

Braze on canti bosses from framebuilders supply.
03-13-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By MrK.

I did a little Google snooping and found that...

I did a little Google snooping and found that dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid is an active ingredient in radiator flush used to remove rust and scale from clogged automotive radiators.
03-12-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By MrK.

Homebrewing and Rust Removal

I recently used the oxalic acid (wood bleach) method to de-rust some chromed shelves that I have. It worked pretty good. I made a small pool out of 2x4s and plywood, lined it with plastic. I added...
03-12-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,406
Posted By MrK.

Amazon. Bout 30 bucks

Amazon. Bout 30 bucks
03-12-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,492
Posted By MrK.

Shipping bikes? Oddly I only have bikes shipped...

Shipping bikes? Oddly I only have bikes shipped in, not out.;)
03-11-20, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6,889
Views: 640,944
Posted By MrK.

Ordered 4, got 10. ...

Ordered 4, got 10.
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03-11-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,406
Posted By MrK.

I got one. I impulse bought this vintage Worksman...

I got one. I impulse bought this vintage Worksman newsboy bike a few years ago. I have a buddy that I thought would be all over it but he was not so I am stuck with it. Might be that it weighs about...
03-07-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 60,274
Views: 8,986,673
Posted By MrK.

That Zullo might be the prettiest bike I've seen...

That Zullo might be the prettiest bike I've seen ever.
03-06-20, 10:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By MrK.

I would just mask it off and paint away. If you...

I would just mask it off and paint away. If you paid someone to drive it off, you would just have to pay someone to drive it back on. In the long run no difference. Mask, paint.
03-06-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 14,192
Views: 3,113,646
Posted By MrK.

I like that a lot.

I like that a lot.
03-05-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,356
Posted By MrK.

I Picked up mine in Southern NH. I think it has a...

I Picked up mine in Southern NH. I think it has a MA bike shop decal.
03-05-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,574
Posted By MrK.

There is a build thread for that one. Actually...

There is a build thread for that one. Actually two builds in one thread. HERE (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1156417-klunker-build.html) The bike has changed more from the updated...
03-04-20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,574
Posted By MrK.

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

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