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12-16-19, 12:02 PM
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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!

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12-16-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,938
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.

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12-05-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 53,725
Views: 7,513,224
Posted By oddjob2

Francophile, your memory is daunting. Still...

Francophile, your memory is daunting. Still looking for the Coppi stem too.
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11-22-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,938
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: 1,938
Posted By oddjob2

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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: 1,938
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: 25,233
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...
07-18-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,131
Posted By oddjob2

Reynolds 501 frame ...

Reynolds 501 frame
https://boston.craigslist.org/nos/bik/d/lynnfield-peugeot-12-speed-vitesses/6934956620.html
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Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By oddjob2

You’re out of touch on MTB’s Miguel! :)

You’re out of touch on MTB’s Miguel! :)
07-15-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,131
Posted By oddjob2

It would be more efficient if you told us what...

It would be more efficient if you told us what city and size frame you need. Then the pros can spot the deals.
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By oddjob2

Without location, hard to give a meaningful value.

Without location, hard to give a meaningful value.
07-07-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By oddjob2

Carlson - a Swedish Raleigh?

Carlson - a Swedish Raleigh?
07-07-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,334
Posted By oddjob2

Sailing - I am not getting any younger as I...

Sailing - I am not getting any younger as I turned 63 last month. So I rededicated myself to yacht racing and got to crew on two of the faster boats in the municipal park 2-3 days a week. When we...
07-07-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,334
Posted By oddjob2

Remodeling - Time seems very limited to update an...

Remodeling - Time seems very limited to update an almost century old compact Arts and Crafts home. Scope creep is another issue. A redo of the only 2nd floor bath and poorly laid out bath morphs...
07-07-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,334
Posted By oddjob2

Geez, I haven't checked into BF since May 27,...

Geez, I haven't checked into BF since May 27, 2019?

There are three major priorities: caregiving, home remodeling, sailing.

Caregiving - With family and friends support, other than from my...
07-07-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,334
Posted By oddjob2

Geez, I haven't checked into BF since May 27,...

Geez, I haven't checked into BF since May 27, 2019?

There are three major priorities: caregiving, home remodeling, sailing.

Caregiving - With family and friends support, other than from my dad,...
05-24-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 256
Posted By oddjob2

200 Years of NY Bicycling

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/23/arts/design/bicycle-exhibition-museum-of-the-city-of-new-york.html?action=click&module=Well&pgtype=Homepage&section=Art%20%20Design&login=email&auth=login-email
05-05-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By oddjob2

Vintage Bike Photos from Detroit

https://www.detroitnews.com/picture-gallery/news/local/michigan-history/2015/06/23/bicycling-in-detroit-through-the-years/29195259/
Forum: Great Lakes
05-03-19, 05:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,498
Posted By oddjob2

During the non-winter, living car-free in...

During the non-winter, living car-free in Nantucket is easy peasy, due to the island’s compact nature.
05-02-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,804
Posted By oddjob2

Yikes, isn’t this the beach where we turn around?...

Yikes, isn’t this the beach where we turn around?

https://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/a-deadly-shark-attack-at-a-beach-on-cape-cod-that-i-know-well
Forum: Great Lakes
05-02-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,498
Posted By oddjob2

Jim, thanks for the photo compliment. North of...

Jim, thanks for the photo compliment. North of Boston is quaint with 200+ year old architecture and rugged coast. I worked at the EYC in Marblehead during a college summer and loved it. Never learned...
Forum: Great Lakes
05-02-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,498
Posted By oddjob2

Glad to know that the PURE MICHIGAN ads with Tim...

Glad to know that the PURE MICHIGAN ads with Tim Allen voiceovers are still working.! No trick photography, the Mitten State shoreline and inland lakes are highly scenic. I have no idea how many...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,806
Posted By oddjob2

That was quick. Someone here or local to your...

That was quick. Someone here or local to your location?
Replies: 21
Views: 1,806
Posted By oddjob2

List it in the big buck communities nearby,...

List it in the big buck communities nearby, Charlottesville and DC.
Forum: Great Lakes
04-10-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,509
Posted By oddjob2

Mackinac Island is pretty tiny, with a loop...

Mackinac Island is pretty tiny, with a loop around the entire island about 7 miles, IIRC. As others have mentioned, Rentals are the way to go, as it is about $20 or so a day.
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Views: 817
Posted By oddjob2

The taller of the two BL's would fit best. Check...

The taller of the two BL's would fit best. Check all welds to make sure frame has no integrity issues.
Replies: 20
Views: 1,887
Posted By oddjob2

In NNJ or delivered to a NuYorker in Hoboken at...

In NNJ or delivered to a NuYorker in Hoboken at the ferry, $135-$150, all day.
Replies: 8
Views: 1,811
Posted By oddjob2

Rusty chain, indicating a likely need for full...

Rusty chain, indicating a likely need for full overhaul, new tires, low grade hitensile 2040 frame. $50-$60 fmv as shown.
03-19-19, 02:48 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,792
Posted By oddjob2

Are you quoting in Loonies?

Are you quoting in Loonies?
03-18-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,792
Posted By oddjob2

Bumping for updates, include powder coating too...

Bumping for updates, include powder coating too please.
03-18-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,433
Posted By oddjob2

A 2x4 is easy peasy compared to the Propane tank...

A 2x4 is easy peasy compared to the Propane tank delivery guys in China.

Just learned that The Grand Hotel was built in about 90 days? Now that is a feat!
03-18-19, 01:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,568
Posted By oddjob2

Last I heard, he was working as a Realtor with...

Last I heard, he was working as a Realtor with his wife in the Troy, Mi area. He had all the bikes he needed and could find time to ride. Plus he was into vintage guitars.
03-15-19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,008
Posted By oddjob2

Does the lovely lady know you call her the...

Does the lovely lady know you call her the sledgehammer? :)
Best wishes to the bride and congratulations to you!
03-14-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,187
Posted By oddjob2

+1 Doesn't cause premature pad wear as sanding...

+1 Doesn't cause premature pad wear as sanding them would.
03-12-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,437
Posted By oddjob2

A bike well loved is a bike well used! There are...

A bike well loved is a bike well used! There are many examples in this forum of some who have have had a 20-40 year relationship with their bike(s). Some are in original worn condition, some still...
03-11-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,196
Posted By oddjob2

It may be behind the WSJ pay wall: ...

It may be behind the WSJ pay wall:

https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-serious-cyclists-are-paying-more-for-titanium-bikes-11551374180
03-09-19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,604
Posted By oddjob2

LUCAS = Look Under Car After Starting

LUCAS = Look Under Car After Starting
03-09-19, 10:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,185
Posted By oddjob2

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS > $150. Call or email...

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS > $150. Call or email them to request, VO customer service is top notch.
03-09-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,185
Posted By oddjob2

VO also has a 20% mail order promo on right now.

VO also has a 20% mail order promo on right now.
Replies: 9
Views: 1,258
Posted By oddjob2

Ad is gone, hope you got it.

Ad is gone, hope you got it.
03-04-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,646
Posted By oddjob2

I have the same Kennedy on my bench, which was...

I have the same Kennedy on my bench, which was trash picked from my former Cub Scout Pack leader's house when his widow was housecleaning. Even has his name on the box.
03-04-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,646
Posted By oddjob2

If you have to carry it, then you are better off...

If you have to carry it, then you are better off with a tool bag than any metal tool box or rolling tool bag. I have Craftsman, Bucket Boss, and Husky brands. When I travel with bike tools, the...
03-01-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,804
Posted By oddjob2

You've been in Ft. Wayne too long BG. Cape...

You've been in Ft. Wayne too long BG.

Cape Cod Rail Trail
02-28-19, 03:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By oddjob2

That Klein looks familiar, lol. Turned out great.

That Klein looks familiar, lol. Turned out great.
02-27-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,550
Posted By oddjob2

I find that my 5'9" body is happiest upon the ice...

I find that my 5'9" body is happiest upon the ice red 850, the purple 930, or the parakeet green Miyata. The other frames or stems make me feel I need to reach too far. I currently also own...
02-17-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,311
Posted By oddjob2

If you want a mid 80's Miyata bottle pm me.

If you want a mid 80's Miyata bottle pm me.
02-17-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,277
Posted By oddjob2

+1 Nice work and great presentation.

+1 Nice work and great presentation.
Replies: 16
Views: 1,619
Posted By oddjob2

sounds like you made out well.the Team is the...

sounds like you made out well.the Team is the higher spec bike.
Replies: 6
Views: 779
Posted By oddjob2

Ask $600, settle in the $500s. As bikemig notes,...

Ask $600, settle in the $500s. As bikemig notes, GPX group brings down value.
Replies: 13
Views: 2,429
Posted By oddjob2

I would thin a tough sell at$200 or higher in...

I would thin a tough sell at$200 or higher in flat FL, which is also a weak vintage market. $150-$175 tops.
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