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12-29-20, 02:26 PM
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Posted By bigbossman

Interesting. I was a 16 year old boy, on the...

Interesting. I was a 16 year old boy, on the assembly line for a few weeks one summer in the mid 70's. I remember more about the girls I met afterward on Carpenteria Beach than I do about my time on...
01-18-11, 04:34 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 93,283
Posted By bigbossman

As soon as the drivers get back from repair, my...

As soon as the drivers get back from repair, my garage/C&V workshop will be sporting the advent Utility speakers, driven by a 1977'ish Pioneer SX-780 receiver - one of the last of the "Silver...
01-18-11, 04:02 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 93,283
Posted By bigbossman

Sometimes, the old ways are the best

OK - off-topic relative to bikes, but sort of on-topic in relation to C&V.

I just put the finishing touches on some major updates to my home theater/stereo system. Had to search a bit for a...
12-04-08, 12:00 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,247
Posted By bigbossman

If someone butchered a Tomassini by yanking off...

If someone butchered a Tomassini by yanking off the original dropouts and putting on track dropouts, he is King Of The Drews.

An unmolested Tomassini frame set would have fetched enough Drew-bucks...
12-04-08, 10:25 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,247
Posted By bigbossman

I see track dropouts. I think. Why would...

I see track dropouts. I think.

Why would there be track dropouts on a bike with shifter bosses, a FD mount, and a RD cable guide?

Could be a Drew-job. Could be a real bad one.
05-16-08, 10:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,924
Posted By bigbossman

Yup - worked there 2 whole weeks before quitting...

Yup - worked there 2 whole weeks before quitting to go beach combing during my 16th summer. Can't remember too much, except the boss was an ass-hat and all the management came straight from Japan. ...
11-12-07, 08:17 PM
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Posted By bigbossman

Aluminum. Got 'em on close-out for less than $4...

Aluminum. Got 'em on close-out for less than $4 each, delivered. I bought several. :D



Yes, but we're going there in style. ;)
03-07-06, 09:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 49,174
Posted By bigbossman

Yup - we all had them on our Schwinn Varsities. ...

Yup - we all had them on our Schwinn Varsities. Last summer, I happened into a thrift shop while on vacation (the bike bug never sleeps). I stumbled upon a pile of NOS Swiss Pletschers, still in...
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