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Posted By FBOATSB

Pic assist. ...

Pic assist.
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/16574569
01-23-20, 10:02 AM
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Posted By FBOATSB

I use the picture frame thingy to the right of...

I use the picture frame thingy to the right of the paperclip and get this screen. It uploads pics right off my android phone.
...
Forum: Foo
01-23-20, 08:38 AM
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Posted By FBOATSB

This was posted last winter I believe, but I...

This was posted last winter I believe, but I always like seeing it again.
01-20-20, 12:05 PM
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Posted By FBOATSB

I would say if you are changing to aluminum rims...

I would say if you are changing to aluminum rims most definitely you should change to modern pads like kool stop. I'm keeping the original steel rims on my project and will be road testing the...
Forum: Foo
01-17-20, 10:34 AM
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Posted By FBOATSB

We were paid a stipend of $3.00 per run. I did it...

We were paid a stipend of $3.00 per run. I did it for 14 years so it may have gone up slightly over time, I don't remember.
Forum: Foo
01-17-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 835
Posted By FBOATSB

I don't know about any where else, but here all...

I don't know about any where else, but here all volunteer fire depts are required to have the same minimum level of training as any full time dept before you could even get on a fire truck. The dept...
01-15-20, 08:25 AM
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Views: 510
Posted By FBOATSB

Welcome Joe, I had just about the same result...

Welcome Joe, I had just about the same result from a L5-S1 fusion several years back. I'm 63. Cycling has been a saviour for me for sure.
Forum: Foo
01-10-20, 05:22 PM
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Posted By FBOATSB

My ankles would have shattered but I dig that...

My ankles would have shattered but I dig that pose after the fact.
01-10-20, 03:25 PM
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Posted By FBOATSB

Probably just a smartphone camera. Mine does that...

Probably just a smartphone camera. Mine does that depending on how you frame it.
01-09-20, 03:24 PM
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Posted By FBOATSB

Triumph

Anybody in Central Iowa bidding on this?
https://www.shopgoodwill.com/Item/83430814...
Forum: Foo
01-04-20, 04:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 400
Posted By FBOATSB

I have been eating all manner of canned fish...

I have been eating all manner of canned fish products for many decades now but this is the paramount, the Pinnacle, the crème de la crème of canned fish. Try it....
01-03-20, 02:47 PM
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Posted By FBOATSB

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

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01-03-20, 04:52 AM
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Posted By FBOATSB

Should not matter. Buy it and ride it during your...

Should not matter. Buy it and ride it during your stay there. If you decide you still want it ship it home in pieces boxed up. That appears to be a Raleigh knock off NTTAWWT. Can you post pics of...
Forum: Foo
01-03-20, 03:08 AM
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Posted By FBOATSB

As with most things, there's a wiki for that:) ...

As with most things, there's a wiki for that:)
We're Only In It For The Money - Zappa Wiki Jawaka (http://wiki.killuglyradio.com/wiki/We%27re_Only_In_It_For_The_Money)
01-02-20, 11:28 AM
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Posted By FBOATSB

Thank you. I had this explained further up and I...

Thank you. I had this explained further up and I have been reading some articles on the Sheldon Brown archives as well. Very interesting.
01-01-20, 10:44 AM
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Posted By FBOATSB

Keith Anderson?

Nine miles from me.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Keith-Anderson-Road-Bike-Custom-Hand-Built-Bucycle-55cm-Frame/153758847603?hash=item23ccbdd273:g:GjwAAOSw6NVd8ZfD
12-31-19, 02:39 PM
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Posted By FBOATSB

Yes, the headlamp has a clamp that fits on there.

Yes, the headlamp has a clamp that fits on there.
12-29-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 495
Posted By FBOATSB

Rain bike on a rainy day

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12-29-19, 02:47 PM
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Posted By FBOATSB

Thanks. I like the simplicity of these hubs. I am...

Thanks. I like the simplicity of these hubs. I am planning on just cleaning, wax, and spot treating any bubbled paint and scrapes on the frame. Decals and pin striping to fragile for much polishing...
12-29-19, 11:48 AM
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Posted By FBOATSB

Thanks much.

Thanks much.
12-29-19, 10:57 AM
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Posted By FBOATSB

Thanks. This is new to me. So the big fat washer...

Thanks. This is new to me. So the big fat washer goes on the drive side and the stamped washer goes on the non drive side as pictured?
12-29-19, 09:37 AM
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Posted By FBOATSB

What's missing?

I'm having a hard time finding a parts diagram of this Sturmey front hub for washer orientation. This is how I got it. Shouldn't it at least have one locknut on the one adjustable cone?
I have not...
12-29-19, 08:00 AM
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Views: 495
Posted By FBOATSB

Velo Mule , I'm one of those suckers that bought...

Velo Mule , I'm one of those suckers that bought a Continental in '81, still ride it regularly. Steel rims, rando bars (my favorite bend) and all. I did switch out the Twin Sticks for Suntour bar end...
12-29-19, 03:57 AM
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Posted By FBOATSB

I found a chrome headset washer that fits nicely...

I found a chrome headset washer that fits nicely but discovered I don't have quite enough bearings to fill it back up. Had to order some in.
12-28-19, 01:24 PM
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Posted By FBOATSB

Tragic?

Looks like not one, but two different kickstands have been molesting my chainstays. I can't stress about it too much though, I'll probably cover that up with yet another two legged version....
12-28-19, 01:18 PM
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Posted By FBOATSB

What's missing?

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Forum: Foo
12-25-19, 12:27 PM
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Posted By FBOATSB

Google Krampus

Google Krampus
Forum: Foo
12-23-19, 12:52 PM
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Posted By FBOATSB

The Mattel Thingmaker came out about '64 and was...

The Mattel Thingmaker came out about '64 and was wildly popular among 8 or 9 year old boys. I was pleased to get one. Dangerous as heck, easy to burn your fingers badly, I'm sure it put out plenty of...
12-15-19, 05:56 PM
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Posted By FBOATSB

I went ahead and pulled the cups and spindle...

I went ahead and pulled the cups and spindle today without too much trouble, totally dried out inside. While pulling out all the loose balls this little guy fell out with them. Alive and well....
12-15-19, 10:45 AM
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Posted By FBOATSB

+1 That massive press from Bikesmith shoved that...

+1 That massive press from Bikesmith shoved that cotter right out without hesitation. It came out the bottom straightened out. Here is the crank after cleaning....
12-14-19, 08:38 PM
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Posted By FBOATSB

Started the tear down on the '74 Sports today. It...

Started the tear down on the '74 Sports today. It shifts through the gears on the stand even without any lube on the cable or shifter. The chain has many stiff links as well so it goes into a mineral...
12-11-19, 02:38 PM
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Views: 1,812
Posted By FBOATSB

I lace wheels with my feet up in a La-Z-Boy...

I lace wheels with my feet up in a La-Z-Boy recliner. Is that zen-ish?
12-10-19, 08:21 AM
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Posted By FBOATSB

OP first post, I'm going with spam. At least it's...

OP first post, I'm going with spam. At least it's in a place where admin can dissect it quickly:)
12-09-19, 08:08 AM
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Posted By FBOATSB

Yes, hammered it and folded it over then gave...

Yes, hammered it and folded it over then gave up:). I'm glad they stopped there. I can press it out proper.
12-08-19, 07:05 PM
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Posted By FBOATSB

I don't know about this saddle, up close there...

I don't know about this saddle, up close there seems to some dry rot around the rivets....
Forum: Foo
12-08-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,915
Posted By FBOATSB

I have a big centered touch screen in my most...

I have a big centered touch screen in my most recent purchase ('18) and I hate it. It does not de-activate in the slightest while driving, should be used by passenger only. Back up camera is only...
12-08-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 554
Posted By FBOATSB

Good save! I had no idea those old drift pins had...

Good save! I had no idea those old drift pins had any value at all. I have a bucket full of them of different types in a back corner of the shop from back in the day.
12-08-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,705
Posted By FBOATSB

I suspect the OP is noticing the general decline...

I suspect the OP is noticing the general decline in the vintage bike market. This needs to be moved to C&V.
12-04-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,179
Posted By FBOATSB

M1T , if I may participate in your pol, I would...

M1T , if I may participate in your pol, I would vote to de-rust and preserve. Build it up with period correct, equally in appearance (as in cheap) rider quality bits. And if were mine it be a fair...
12-03-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,027
Posted By FBOATSB

Top down is the only way for this tape or any...

Top down is the only way for this tape or any thin one layer tape IMO.:love:
Oh- and like the above, polish bars to a high shine or paint them.:thumb:
Forum: Great Lakes
12-02-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By FBOATSB

Sure thing! Do some amateur cartography and...

Sure thing! Do some amateur cartography and transpose that boundary line on a road map that shows county roads and you'll see stuff. People just driving the highways seldom notice the subtle changes...
12-01-19, 03:55 PM
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Views: 383
Posted By FBOATSB

Welcome RossRoss . I'm thinking a good quality...

Welcome RossRoss . I'm thinking a good quality tension rod could go in a door frame or narrow hall way and hold a bike up if it wasn't too heavy. No holes or nails required.
12-01-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 22,181
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Posted By FBOATSB

Thanks. The seller, (at least half my age), just...

Thanks. The seller, (at least half my age), just wanted it gone. Hadn't been ridden in years. Just guessing a deceased family member.
11-30-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By FBOATSB

Just got 'em today. Did not realize they were...

Just got 'em today. Did not realize they were chrome. Perfect for the polished cranks. No need for dust caps! Thanks again.
Forum: Great Lakes
11-30-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By FBOATSB

As you can see by this map the "Tipton Till...

As you can see by this map the "Tipton Till Plain" and the "New Castle Plain" south boundary extends from state line to state line. I believe these plains were deep, deep almost impenetrable forest...
Forum: Great Lakes
11-30-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By FBOATSB

Google the "Tipton Till Plain". That will give...

Google the "Tipton Till Plain". That will give you the borders of the region that was made flat by the glacial "till". I only learned of it in relation to the native plants, (or lack thereof) in my...
11-30-19, 10:54 AM
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Posted By FBOATSB

Thanks. I had permission from the CFO to pay the...

Thanks. I had permission from the CFO to pay the full $70 based only the British Mfg. So $20 profit right off the bat.:thumb:
11-30-19, 10:37 AM
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Posted By FBOATSB

Coincidentally, BigChief That's the exact stem...

Coincidentally, BigChief That's the exact stem I'm running on a 26" Schwinn Continental. They come in different sizes.
11-30-19, 09:50 AM
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Posted By FBOATSB

Thanks, BigChief . The other pics didn't upload,...

Thanks, BigChief . The other pics didn't upload, here they are. I'll take some more when it is not so damp and dreary. I just got back with the bike. The AW hub says '74. The seller gladly took$50....
11-30-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 22,181
Views: 2,351,682
Posted By FBOATSB

Seller's pics. This is very close to me. The...

Seller's pics. This is very close to me. The asking price is $70. Thoughts?...
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