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09-25-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By thinktubes

If this is from Guy Maddin's next film, it should...

If this is from Guy Maddin's next film, it should be pretty good....
09-24-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,053
Posted By thinktubes

Tri-color/half-moon cage ...

Tri-color/half-moon cage

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/C9MAAOSw4kheKaUu/s-l400.jpg
09-21-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 892
Posted By thinktubes

I guy in one of my old group rides had one of the...

I guy in one of my old group rides had one of the red ones.

It was quite a looker and didn't seem to slow him down.
09-20-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16,101
Views: 1,671,720
Posted By thinktubes

The seasons are changing - 52 degrees when I went...

The seasons are changing - 52 degrees when I went out this morning. Did 64 miles north. Had a wasp fly in my jersey and sting my chest, but not a bad day for a ride.

Color is coming in - lots of...
09-19-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By thinktubes

You should buy that for $120.

You should buy that for $120.
09-19-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,544
Posted By thinktubes

Because there are a lot of "reds" and...

Because there are a lot of "reds" and troublemakers on this forum.
09-19-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,258
Posted By thinktubes

At various times: A kitten A Trombone A...

At various times:

A kitten
A Trombone
A case of Bud longnecks
A couple of guitar amps I bought at auction
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By thinktubes

Canada? :foo: list it at $150 - it will sell...

Canada? :foo:

list it at $150 - it will sell in no time (C0^iD)
09-16-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,552
Posted By thinktubes

Yep that was me. Stripped spoke and crappy build...

Yep that was me. Stripped spoke and crappy build on both wheels - I'll vote with my wallet.

And thanks for remembering - glad it sunk in.
09-16-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,552
Posted By thinktubes

https://imgc.artprintimages.com/img/print/man-hold...

https://imgc.artprintimages.com/img/print/man-holding-tiny-violin-close-up-of-hands_u-l-q10bvjk0.jpg
09-15-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,101
Posted By thinktubes

I'm sure the sunset over the corn was something...

I'm sure the sunset over the corn was something to see abshipp
09-14-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By thinktubes

The fumes from the mill must be strong today...

The fumes from the mill must be strong today...
09-14-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,588
Posted By thinktubes

it could be worse... ...

it could be worse...

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09-14-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,065
Posted By thinktubes

Get a Laser.

Get a Laser.
09-14-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,101
Posted By thinktubes

It was weirdly overcast in Chicago today, even...

It was weirdly overcast in Chicago today, even with a prediction of 100 sun. Realized it was smoke when I saw the sunset.

Stay safe everyone!
09-14-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 259
Posted By thinktubes

J. Edgar Hoover...

J. Edgar Hoover (https://www.nytimes.com/1975/05/27/archives/exagent-says-hoover-barred-left-turns-on-car-trip.html) would be all over this...
09-13-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16,101
Views: 1,671,720
Posted By thinktubes

After a week of rain and cool temps, I was able...

After a week of rain and cool temps, I was able sneak off for a 63-miler up north.

Seasons are definitely changing and the trees are starting to show color.
...
09-13-20, 07:27 AM
09-11-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 16,101
Views: 1,671,720
Posted By thinktubes

^^^^^^^^^^ :twitchy::notamused::eek:

^^^^^^^^^^
:twitchy::notamused::eek:
09-11-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 777
Posted By thinktubes

AKA "Naper-Vanilla"

AKA "Naper-Vanilla"
09-08-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 802
Posted By thinktubes

Would be my Battaglin. I'm the third owner. Got...

Would be my Battaglin. I'm the third owner. Got it from a kid in the Gold Coast who just passed the bar examine. Had to carry it down 22 floors from the guy's condo.

It's a TSD bike that was...
09-08-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 40,782
Posted By thinktubes

Pic asst. ...

Pic asst.

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Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By thinktubes

The color is coppertone and it was an option in...

The color is coppertone and it was an option in 1964.

1964 Schwinn Catalog (https://bikehistory.org/catalogs/1964.html)

$300-400 as pictured.
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By thinktubes

Pics please

Pics please
Forum: Introductions
09-05-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By thinktubes

Welcome! Bet the riding is nice there. Have a...

Welcome! Bet the riding is nice there. Have a sister in PDX and been to the coast a few times.
09-05-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 539
Posted By thinktubes

:popcorn:popcorn:popcorn

:popcorn:popcorn:popcorn
09-05-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 208
Posted By thinktubes

Measuring is good, see if you can find an old...

Measuring is good, see if you can find an old catalog to confirm.
09-04-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 213,773
Posted By thinktubes

Hard to beat a Tabby!

Hard to beat a Tabby!
09-04-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 805
Posted By thinktubes

I mostly use plastic Park levers, which are well...

I mostly use plastic Park levers, which are well over 25 years old.

For "hard cases", I have a pair of steel Dunlops (made in England). These have a very thin spoon and work well on tight s.o.b.s...
09-03-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 634
Posted By thinktubes

Mid-90s Volpe. Had all the bells+whistles,...

Mid-90s Volpe. Had all the bells+whistles, including 3 bottle mounts. Used it for light touring.

https://live.staticflickr.com/2067/2072032561_21209117dc_n.jpg
09-02-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,186
Posted By thinktubes

Thanks for "weighing in" on that - good to...

Thanks for "weighing in" on that - good to know.
09-02-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,186
Posted By thinktubes

Tri-color - cuz it's awesome!

Tri-color - cuz it's awesome!
09-01-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,094
Posted By thinktubes

I grew up in Crystal Lake. Sterne's Woods, was...

I grew up in Crystal Lake. Sterne's Woods, was "Old Man" Sterne's farm at the time. Used to blast through there on a dirt bike. Fished at Moraine Hills. Couple of good hills out in Bull Valley.
...
08-31-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 33,928
Posted By thinktubes

July - just over 400 August - 300-ish ...

July - just over 400

August - 300-ish

YTD = 1507

Normally, I would be gearing up fir the Harmon Hundred in the first Sunday of September. Bummed.
08-30-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16,101
Views: 1,671,720
Posted By thinktubes

+1!!!!

+1!!!!
08-30-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16,101
Views: 1,671,720
Posted By thinktubes

pics aren't loading on my end...using Safari.

pics aren't loading on my end...using Safari.
08-29-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 588
Posted By thinktubes

Guessing a white undercoat for a pearl or metalic...

Guessing a white undercoat for a pearl or metalic finish. UV - maybe stored outside or by a window.

color is gone. Good bike - i owned one of those BITD.
08-29-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16,101
Views: 1,671,720
Posted By thinktubes

Lake Bluff (again). Wanted to head into western...

Lake Bluff (again). Wanted to head into western Lake County, but didn't time. Very pleasant temps, dropped from 95 yesterday, to 80. Cool Canadian (thanks!) air makes it feel like autumn. 55 miles...
08-28-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 779
Posted By thinktubes

Seconded...

Seconded...
08-27-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 718
Posted By thinktubes

TSD was also an importer for Battaglin during the...

TSD was also an importer for Battaglin during the 80s. There are some catalogs floating around online.
08-27-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,094
Posted By thinktubes

No hills or mountains in Illinois. Hard to...

No hills or mountains in Illinois. Hard to comprend some of rides in PNW and Mid-South.
08-25-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 858
Posted By thinktubes

I got this email when I was selling an electric...

I got this email when I was selling an electric piano that was part of my dad's estate:

"Still have the MK80??? I'm waiting on my tax returns currently. They will be here this week or next week....
08-25-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 858
Posted By thinktubes

I price stuff fairly, usually 10-20% over typical...

I price stuff fairly, usually 10-20% over typical selling prices and take offers within that range.

I don't negotiate price before a person has seen the bike.

This saves a lot of time and...
08-24-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16,101
Views: 1,671,720
Posted By thinktubes

Used to ride through there all the time when I...

Used to ride through there all the time when I lived in Oak Park (1990s).

i think the herds of white "radio active" deer are gone...
...
08-23-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 16,101
Views: 1,671,720
Posted By thinktubes

Yep, Lake Bluff is pretty neat. Nearly all North...

Yep, Lake Bluff is pretty neat. Nearly all North Shore beaches have fees during the season. Too bad, since most have challenging hills on their access roads. At least they can been ridden early/late...
08-23-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 16,101
Views: 1,671,720
Posted By thinktubes

Another day over 90. Rode 55 miles up to Lake...

Another day over 90. Rode 55 miles up to Lake Bluff. Hugged the lake to get a little cooling. 25 miles of headwind coming home. Jerry Ortega sightings = 0
...
Replies: 26
Views: 1,143
Posted By thinktubes

upload them to your profile (create an album). ...

upload them to your profile (create an album). We can see them there.
08-22-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,004
Posted By thinktubes

I've had good experiences with Vittoria tires....

I've had good experiences with Vittoria tires. Had a pair of Rubinos that lasted forever. Ride was pretty nice as well.
08-21-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,321
Posted By thinktubes

Anything with "gravel" in the title.

Anything with "gravel" in the title.
08-21-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,004
Posted By thinktubes

Yep - 700x23 Pro 4 Service Course 100 psi. ...

Yep - 700x23 Pro 4 Service Course 100 psi.

Measures at 0.932 = 23.5mm

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