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07-13-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 57,021
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Posted By dweenk

Univega Rover Sport XCM $95 ...

Univega Rover Sport XCM $95

https://easternshore.craigslist.org/bik/d/salisbury-mens-bike/7158067756.html
07-13-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 57,021
Views: 8,223,410
Posted By dweenk

Schwinn World Sport for $60 ...

Schwinn World Sport for $60

https://easternshore.craigslist.org/bik/d/crisfield-schwinn-world-sport/7158383770.html
07-12-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 450
Posted By dweenk

If you like a low center of gravity, Ashtabula is...

If you like a low center of gravity, Ashtabula is the answer. :)
07-11-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 57,021
Views: 8,223,410
Posted By dweenk

Or you could take the Reedville ferry to Tangier,...

Or you could take the Reedville ferry to Tangier, wait for the ferry to Onancock or Crisfield MD, rent a car, buy the bike, drop off the car, take the ferry back to Tangier. Now you'd need to stay...
07-09-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,188
Posted By dweenk

Not just bike parts. A friend of mine knows a...

Not just bike parts. A friend of mine knows a boat dealer who buys used boats. He can't find seals and O-Rings he needs to refurbish or repair engines. They mostly come from India and China now. Best...
07-09-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,434
Posted By dweenk

Both of the bikes I had as a kid had coaster...

Both of the bikes I had as a kid had coaster brakes. I didn't know there was any other way to stop without one. Then my neighbor got a Western Flyer 3-speed English racer - caliper brakes. Man was I...
07-08-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2,837
Views: 248,117
Posted By dweenk

Some people just don't know any better - "there's...

Some people just don't know any better - "there's a 1/4" gap there, anything close will fit".
07-08-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 644
Posted By dweenk

If you can send it back at no cost to you, do it....

If you can send it back at no cost to you, do it. Take the money and buy her a book - you said she likes to read.
07-07-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By dweenk

You are talking about a quill seatpost, right? If...

You are talking about a quill seatpost, right? If so a quarter turn may be enough to get it to turn, but not enough to extract it.
07-05-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 348
Posted By dweenk

It is 10 posts with a limit of 5 posts per day....

It is 10 posts with a limit of 5 posts per day. Make a new post acknowledging this one, and then another saying "Hello". You'll be halfway there.
07-03-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2,837
Views: 248,117
Posted By dweenk

I have a Nishiki Sports mixte in decent shape...

I have a Nishiki Sports mixte in decent shape (completely rideable, some paint chips, new brake and shifter inners and outers, will soon need new tires) but I am in Maryland and he is in Mexico. That...
06-30-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 417
Posted By dweenk

We have one of those symbols here. It is still...

We have one of those symbols here. It is still causing much distress.
06-30-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 22,900
Views: 2,574,333
Posted By dweenk

Did you buy it? I think I have a pair of steel...

Did you buy it? I think I have a pair of steel Raleigh calipers around here that are yours for shipping.
06-30-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 417
Posted By dweenk

Your post sent me into an internet rabbit-hole...

Your post sent me into an internet rabbit-hole about the meaning of the red hand, and who claims the symbol. I am no wiser than before I began.
06-29-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 846
Posted By dweenk

Please show the ads from the last pages.

Please show the ads from the last pages.
06-29-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 81
Posted By dweenk

Some folks over at the CABE would love that.

Some folks over at the CABE would love that.
06-26-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 12,061
Posted By dweenk

Not my photo but I see this all the time, even...

Not my photo but I see this all the time, even deep in the woods.
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/193x261/bags_d375305c8b49c17f0a447e4545cbfc5417c4a25d.jpg
06-25-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 77,294
Posted By dweenk

My guess is that the augers/screws were used to...

My guess is that the augers/screws were used to transfer grain into ships.
06-21-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 97,725
Posted By dweenk

I think you need to post this in the C&V "For...

I think you need to post this in the C&V "For Sale" sub-forum. As soon as a moderator sees the post, it will be deleted. If you only wanted to advertise where your parts are sold - mission...
06-20-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By dweenk

I looked. None with periods after the letters.

I looked. None with periods after the letters.
06-19-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 35,789
Posted By dweenk

There's this one. I'm not sure i like it. ...

There's this one. I'm not sure i like it.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/artsy2_e1514a7988c257319cee3320383386806a5bbc8d.jpg
06-18-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 506
Posted By dweenk

Well you need to start like this, and you better...

Well you need to start like this, and you better be driving an Escalade.
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/188x268/pimp_dbfd0debb1781ed0218fc809e533355d26cbcaa6.jpg

:rolleyes:
06-17-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By dweenk

How do you measure a mixte frame?

Someone help me to figure out the method of measuring a mixte frame. A few have passed through my hands, and it seems that that the head tube is fairly consistent in height. The seat tubes vary in...
06-17-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 787
Views: 77,294
Posted By dweenk

You just missed a chance to say that you climbed...

You just missed a chance to say that you climbed it in the saddle.
06-17-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By dweenk

I would guess that the original rims were wooden....

I would guess that the original rims were wooden. Key word is "guess".
06-15-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 826
Posted By dweenk

The brake arms, pad holders, and straddle cable...

The brake arms, pad holders, and straddle cable hanger are aluminum. You could use Evaporust and not worry about - it is kind to aluminum.
06-14-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 665
Posted By dweenk

This is why I keep a little note stuck on the...

This is why I keep a little note stuck on the back of my workbench about Raleigh front wheel orientation. It's just so easy to screw-up if you don't pay attention.
06-14-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By dweenk

Are those Symmetrics, or just top mounts?

Are those Symmetrics, or just top mounts?
06-14-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 22,900
Views: 2,574,333
Posted By dweenk

OMG:wtf:

OMG:wtf:
06-14-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,255
Posted By dweenk

Jeez. A lot of bad news in that Times article.

Jeez. A lot of bad news in that Times article.
06-11-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 826
Posted By dweenk

I agree, but stress that ONLY steel parts go into...

I agree, but stress that ONLY steel parts go into oxalic acid. Aluminum does not like oxalic acid.
06-10-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By dweenk

You will not be able to post photos until you...

You will not be able to post photos until you have posted 10 times. So say hello to me and you have 2 posts.

Edit: I think you are limited to 5 posts per day.
06-10-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 789
Posted By dweenk

You can get anything you want at ARPA's...

You can get anything you want at ARPA's Restaurant, excepting ARPA.:)
06-10-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 789
Posted By dweenk

I have read on the internet that nlerner uses...

I have read on the internet that nlerner uses urine to remove rust. It must be true.
06-10-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By dweenk

Check the Classic and Antique Bicycle Exchange...

Check the Classic and Antique Bicycle Exchange (theCABE). BTW: Repainting an old bike is usually a bad idea.
06-09-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 598
Posted By dweenk

Or a dime.

Or a dime.
06-08-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 802
Posted By dweenk

All three colors are OK with me, but I prefer...

All three colors are OK with me, but I prefer black or brown depending upon the paint color of the bike. I don't like red/blue/gteen dyed saddles.
06-07-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 430
Posted By dweenk

Velo Orange used to sell them. I haven't looked...

Velo Orange used to sell them. I haven't looked recently.
06-07-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 655
Posted By dweenk

I have a Riviera GT which is one step down from...

I have a Riviera GT which is one step down from the Cresta - I don't know about the Seral.
06-07-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By dweenk

Testors model paint or nail polish for small...

Testors model paint or nail polish for small areas like that is what I do.
06-06-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By dweenk

Looks like you have 14 bikes stored on the two...

Looks like you have 14 bikes stored on the two racks in your garage. How much floor space (square footage) is involved?
06-05-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 77,294
Posted By dweenk

Not excited by Harleys, but a cache of condoms...

Not excited by Harleys, but a cache of condoms like fooferdoggie found would have lit up my day many years ago. Check for pinholes, those little devils are tiny.
06-05-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,017
Posted By dweenk

I hate to be that guy too, but it is your bike....

I hate to be that guy too, but it is your bike. Save all of the parts.
06-05-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By dweenk

Just use regular brake and shift cables from Big...

Just use regular brake and shift cables from Big Mart, Velo Orange, or Jagwire. I would recommend the two latter vendors.
06-05-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,019
Posted By dweenk

Corona Virus may have played a role in all this,...

Corona Virus may have played a role in all this, but back in September/October of 2019 the was a big kerfluffle about the postal rate pact of some 30+ countries. New rules and rates are coming in...
06-04-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22,900
Views: 2,574,333
Posted By dweenk

" He says there's likely going to be more, he's...

" He says there's likely going to be more, he's cleaning out some old garage somewhere but wouldn't say where. I gave him another bucket full of old cans. (I can keep trading old aluminum cans for...
06-03-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 22,900
Views: 2,574,333
Posted By dweenk

But it is a great bike lock.

But it is a great bike lock.
06-02-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By dweenk

Is it a sheet metal screw or a machine screw? If...

Is it a sheet metal screw or a machine screw? If it is a sheet metal screw, one size larger should grab and hold. If it is a machine screw you'll need to re-tap the hole.
05-31-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By dweenk

Tough wife. Well... ...

Tough wife. Well...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AlZ1o1EIA9s
05-31-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 566
Posted By dweenk

On Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays I would...

On Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays I would turn my bib overalls around. I only needed to wash them once a week.
:roflmao:
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