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04-05-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,590
Posted By oddjob2

My stainless steel chronometer is worth more than...

My stainless steel chronometer is worth more than the 30 or so bikes I own. Silly, I know.
03-29-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,622
Posted By oddjob2

NFPs and Locally Built

You can't send those without transportation to a big box store, because they don't have transportation.
Not for profits fulfill the roll of refurbishing bikes and teaching people about bikes in...
03-25-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,113
Posted By oddjob2

Stuck steel seatpost in Trek Aluminum Frame

New twist to an old problem, but the metals are reversed. Tapping doesnít budge the post and a pipe wrench just crushes the steel post. Canít use caustic soda, would ruin the frame. Sonít want to...
02-23-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,324
Posted By oddjob2

In 2020, I did not ride nor wrenched much as...

In 2020, I did not ride nor wrenched much as caregiving and financial management for my dad, building a house for resale an hour away, remodeling my 100 year old house have filled my schedule.
Covid...
12-28-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,207
Posted By oddjob2

Bikemig, Still own your other Stumpy, the white...

Bikemig,
Still own your other Stumpy, the white one?
11-26-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 20,328
Posted By oddjob2

tricky Inspiration for your project. 1975 model,...

tricky Inspiration for your project. 1975 model, Spotted 2 weeks ago at Kroger....
11-24-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 20,328
Posted By oddjob2

Very nice! There is a friend of mine in Plymouth,...

Very nice! There is a friend of mine in Plymouth, MI who would drool to see your bike collection up close. He loves all things designed inItaly.
11-23-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 20,328
Posted By oddjob2

What to do with Reclaimed garage space.

The 2020 spring and summer bike shortage enabled a chance to clear out a garage and some basement space. My girlfriend has forgotten how much time I put into refurbishing and marketing, begging me to...
11-13-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,715
Posted By oddjob2

A great addition to your already stunning...

A great addition to your already stunning collection!
10-19-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,967
Posted By oddjob2

[QUOTE=northbend;21739157]Do you own or seek to...

[QUOTE=northbend;21739157]Do you own or seek to own just one bike? If not then that is what your other bike(s) are for. I'd use the LHT for it's intended purpose. They are great bikes for serious...
08-17-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By oddjob2

Giantís Production Woes

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/17/business/giant-bikes-coronavirus-shortage.html?searchResultPosition=1
08-16-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By oddjob2

Cross Country 2020

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/16/sports/cycling/coronavirus-protests-masks-biking.html?action=click&module=Well&pgtype=Homepage&section=Sports
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By oddjob2

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lgb/bik/d/irvine...

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lgb/bik/d/irvine-basso-italian-steel-bike-nos-no/7158299358.html

IMHO, asking price is 3X fmv.
Replies: 13
Views: 910
Posted By oddjob2

Great condition, great deal

Great condition, great deal
07-31-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,460
Posted By oddjob2

There was a stretch, no pun intended, earlier...

There was a stretch, no pun intended, earlier this summer where all the buyers were 6’3-6’7.
07-31-20, 03:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,951
Posted By oddjob2

Recently missed a Schwinn Madison track bike and...

Recently missed a Schwinn Madison track bike and two clunkers for $40 on FB.
07-26-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,803
Posted By oddjob2

My lady friend was kind enough to grab this for...

My lady friend was kind enough to grab this for me earlier this month, as it was close to her home. The thick layer of dust kept the paint in immaculate shape.
...
Replies: 1
Views: 397
Posted By oddjob2

If it needs an overhaul and new parts, it takes 6...

If it needs an overhaul and new parts, it takes 6 or more hours of labor for a comprehensive overhaul. That's why a shop will charge $150 and up for an overhaul, which is far more work than a $50...
Replies: 17
Views: 1,618
Posted By oddjob2

Needs bars retaped. No OCD woman would go near...

Needs bars retaped. No OCD woman would go near that bike unless it is presented pristinely. While I have 6 Peugeot Mixtes to sell, I sold the Moto below for $300 this spring, after years of trying,...
07-21-20, 03:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,262
Posted By oddjob2

Iíve had a Terra Runner and a Ridge Runner. Both...

Iíve had a Terra Runner and a Ridge Runner. Both awesome bulletproof construction and nice paint. Your bike can certainly do double duty for commuting and touring.

The rim might be tweakable for...
07-16-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,186
Posted By oddjob2

New Schwinns built in Detroit

https://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/2020/07/15/detroit-bikes-brings-schwinn-production-back-united-states/3251266001/
Replies: 26
Views: 2,397
Posted By oddjob2

Just sold a 58cm 1984 520 with VG paint and full...

Just sold a 58cm 1984 520 with VG paint and full refurb for $375.
Replies: 9
Views: 963
Posted By oddjob2

$150

$150
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By oddjob2

$125 + shipping. Crazy here in the D. Half my...

$125 + shipping. Crazy here in the D. Half my inquiries are for the 6'3" or taller crowd
Replies: 12
Views: 694
Posted By oddjob2

Since when is a Mixte style frame a mens model? ...

Since when is a Mixte style frame a mens model? Unisex or ladies, but not mens, lol.
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By oddjob2

Needs a lot of work and mismatched parts. $150...

Needs a lot of work and mismatched parts. $150 around here as is.
06-14-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 180
Posted By oddjob2

Corona Cycleways in Europe

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/12/business/paris-bicycles-commute-coronavirus.html?searchResultPosition=1
Replies: 26
Views: 2,771
Posted By oddjob2

The small frame size appeals to overseas Japanese...

The small frame size appeals to overseas Japanese collectors. I know because I have sold a small PX-10 and a Grand Record frameset for big money. I would offer it at $700 + shipping.
Replies: 30
Views: 2,106
Posted By oddjob2

Paint scheme reminds me of Ronald McDonald.

Paint scheme reminds me of Ronald McDonald.
06-02-20, 04:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,843
Posted By oddjob2

Cost of living in NYC is crazy. The Dutch fellow...

Cost of living in NYC is crazy. The Dutch fellow who joined GM a few years back as senior exec and setup Cadillac HQ in SOHO to improve the brandís luxury DNA ended up living in Hoboken, NJ. He got...
06-01-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,905
Posted By oddjob2

Selling 24 bikes since the beginning of April...

Selling 24 bikes since the beginning of April allowed me to drop a garage sized mini storage rental, clear bikes out of another garage, and working on reclaiming yet another garage by the end of...
06-01-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,329
Posted By oddjob2

I often observe unlocked bikes throughout the...

I often observe unlocked bikes throughout the neighborhood; school, pool, library, downtown, etc. My former neighbor was an LEO. I asked him has anyone ever reported theft of an unlocked bike? "Of...
06-01-20, 01:29 AM
Replies: 2,509
Views: 838,327
Posted By oddjob2

Newest onboard project, a 1978 Fuji Finest, shown...

Newest onboard project, a 1978 Fuji Finest, shown as acquired. In flipping the hobo handlebar around, the brake lever detailing is cool.
...
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By oddjob2

Priced about right IMHO for what appears to be a...

Priced about right IMHO for what appears to be a ready-to-ride higher end Miyata.
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By oddjob2

Thanks ramzilla, best to you too. Making great...

Thanks ramzilla, best to you too. Making great progress getting my garage cleared, but interesting finds keep turning up.

I paid $90, the paint is fair. NO EXTRA CHARGE FOR THE HOBO BARS! I...
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By oddjob2

Fuji ID Needed

Year, model, and fmv as shown please?

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05-14-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 43,278
Posted By oddjob2

My Final Grail Bike Want - Fulfilled

As several of you know, I have a big enough collection to ride a different bike nearly every day for two months, plus roughly the same number of bikes to proffer to the currently bike starved masses,...
Replies: 605
Views: 227,901
Posted By oddjob2

Maybe I should part out a cherry condition...

Maybe I should part out a cherry condition 1992ish PDG 50?

Despite a lot of cold and wet weather in April, I have sold 9 bikes since early April, more than the last 2-3 years combined. My goal has...
04-28-20, 02:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,483
Posted By oddjob2

Miami Vice Ironman Serotta Trek 560

Miami Vice Ironman
Serotta
Trek 560
04-27-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,984
Posted By oddjob2

Market plus factors: Stimulus cash - had a...

Market plus factors:

Stimulus cash - had a 27 y.o. living at home, spend part of his $1200 on a Haro I sold for danbianchi881.
Bike shops have been closed - THAT WOMAN FROM MICHIGAN closes LBS,...
04-20-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,793
Posted By oddjob2

This "pensioneer", in age only, sold this for...

This "pensioneer", in age only, sold this for $300 today. My cost IIRC is $65 +/- for the base bike, purchased from PedalTraveler. I built it up for my own use a few years ago, but road it only...
04-20-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,793
Posted By oddjob2

I resemble the OP's remarks, but one big...

I resemble the OP's remarks, but one big difference. NO PENSION! That is so last generation unfortunately During the recession 12 years ago or so, when there wasn't much else to do, I found you could...
03-16-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,206
Posted By oddjob2

Itís not about the mansion, but the garage or...

Itís not about the mansion, but the garage or pole barn space. I have 8 bays, but it is not enough for 4 cars and a big enough bike hoard to make danbianchi freak!
12-16-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 219
Posted By oddjob2

Repurposing Handlebars - No Campagnolo content

Other than the common handlebar bike wall mount, here is a work light rig I just put together to mitigate halogen burns. Will get some rubber caps. If only bike headlights were as bright!

...
12-16-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,453
Posted By oddjob2

I never would have achieved as immaculate...

I never would have achieved as immaculate results. Well worth writing the big check. Saved me from ceramic tile installation in the foyer.

...
12-05-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 61,043
Views: 9,125,285
Posted By oddjob2

Francophile, your memory is daunting. Still...

Francophile, your memory is daunting. Still looking for the Coppi stem too.
...
11-22-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,453
Posted By oddjob2

👍🏻 Been there, done that, agree 100%. Rent 2...

👍🏻 Been there, done that, agree 100%. Rent 2 sanders, 1 buffer, 3 grits of paper, rollers, sponge brushes, $45/gallon Varithane, it adds up fast.
11-21-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,453
Posted By oddjob2

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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An opportunity to buy my next door neighbor's home came up. Living with my...
11-21-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,453
Posted By oddjob2

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_3243_f6ac3294121df9de3caeba5cd8ebf14b072fc6f0.jpg...
10-28-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 31,057
Posted By oddjob2

If it hasn't been said already, Trek fulfills the...

If it hasn't been said already, Trek fulfills the dominant slot Schwinn had in the 1960's and 1970's, with a strong dealer network.

My personal fleet includes


1986 Trek 620, need a new photo...
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