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09-19-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 119
Posted By dweenk

That looks more like Wonder Woman to me; but RBG...

That looks more like Wonder Woman to me; but RBG was that without the chain (or rope) of truth. She didn't need anything other than her wit.
09-19-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 119
Posted By dweenk

I think IronWoman.

I think IronWoman.
09-19-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 119
Posted By dweenk

If Ruth Bader Ginsburg rode a bike, what would it be?

RBG died yesterday. She was a New York working class kid who turned out well. I don't know if she ever rode a bike - but if she did, what would it be. Keep in mind she was 87 years old at the end.
09-19-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 436
Posted By dweenk

A sculpture project in college (1970 or so). I...

A sculpture project in college (1970 or so). I made a toothbrush out of an 8 foot piece of pine with broom straw brushes. It was painted red and white like many real toothbrushes back then. I carried...
09-16-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 426
Posted By dweenk

I would deal with the bent forks first, and then...

I would deal with the bent forks first, and then look at the headset.
09-15-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 126
Posted By dweenk

I agree with you. Just put loose bearings in and...

I agree with you. Just put loose bearings in and see how it goes together.
09-13-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 23,143
Views: 2,650,094
Posted By dweenk

How much phone wire do the bags hold? :rolleyes:

How much phone wire do the bags hold? :rolleyes:
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By dweenk

Like TugaDude said, why fake a Panasonic MTB?...

Like TugaDude said, why fake a Panasonic MTB? There is no profit to be gained. It is real.
09-01-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 870
Posted By dweenk

My late father-in-law built a computer based on...

My late father-in-law built a computer based on the S-100 bus. Input as I recall was by a bank of toggle switches, probably 4 bit or 8 bit. Zilog was just down the road a couple of miles. That...
08-31-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 870
Posted By dweenk

C & V Computers

Classic or not so classic computers anyone?
My list:
1. A Commodore Vic 20 (sold years ago).
2. A Timex/Sinclair 1000 with a 16k expansion card (my wife tossed the 16k card, not knowing what it...
08-31-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 23,143
Views: 2,650,094
Posted By dweenk

This needs to back on page #1...

This needs to back on page #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) .
08-31-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 58,135
Views: 8,489,137
Posted By dweenk

A large High Sierra in Delaware. Does not appear...

A large High Sierra in Delaware. Does not appear to be all original. $150
https://easternshore.craigslist.org/bik/d/milton-schwinn-high-sierra-all-purpose/7186864991.html
08-29-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By dweenk

I know that there have been charts posted on the...

I know that there have been charts posted on the forum detailing the strength of various steels used in frame tubing - I can't locate one right now. Lots of tubing manufacturers used seamed tubing....
08-26-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 209,012
Posted By dweenk

Wenonah canoes were damned light, but I would...

Wenonah canoes were damned light, but I would hate to hit a cross-wind carrying it like that.
08-24-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 102,998
Posted By dweenk

I like that, but I must confess to be guilty of...

I like that, but I must confess to be guilty of Cimalust. When I got my Cim only the stem needed to be replaced, and I found that here on BF, but it was missing the little SunTour button. I think I...
08-23-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By dweenk

I have a sister-in-law near Petaluma and a niece,...

I have a sister-in-law near Petaluma and a niece, her husband, and daughter in the hills of San Mateo. The first time I saw my niece's house I was concerned about wild fires, and the road to evacuate...
08-19-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,188
Posted By dweenk

I am wondering about the lack of chrome plating...

I am wondering about the lack of chrome plating during the WWII years. Was it because chromium was a vital war material, or because it was reflective?
08-19-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3,153
Views: 277,174
Posted By dweenk

I have an orphan left cable stop. Don't have the...

I have an orphan left cable stop. Don't have the screw though. Yours for the asking.
08-18-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 43,847
Posted By dweenk

A shot from the front of my bench. ...

A shot from the front of my bench.
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/artsy2_1fbc9cec2570ab4607ceeb4bef604b33b938988e.jpg
08-17-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 914
Posted By dweenk

I have a couple of 52's that I could grind down...

I have a couple of 52's that I could grind down to 50.:innocent:
08-16-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3,153
Views: 277,174
Posted By dweenk

I have what you seek. The problem here is that I...

I have what you seek. The problem here is that I have a matching pair. I do not want to be left with an orphan right side. Do you have a solution?
08-15-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,245
Posted By dweenk

Kurt, It is 1980 according to the hub and has a...

Kurt,
It is 1980 according to the hub and has a front dyno-hub. Rod brakes, 28" wheels, Brooks leather saddle, etc.
08-15-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,245
Posted By dweenk

A few years ago I bought a DL-1 with full...

A few years ago I bought a DL-1 with full chaincase from a guy in Virginia. It had a Norfolk bike license sticker, it may have been purchased overseas and brought to th US by someone in the Navy....
08-12-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 642
Posted By dweenk

Try this link over at the CABE. ...

Try this link over at the CABE.

https://thecabe.com/forum/index/military-bicycles.43/
08-12-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 58,135
Views: 8,489,137
Posted By dweenk

That Stumpjumper looks a lot like a Schwinn High...

That Stumpjumper looks a lot like a Schwinn High Sierra of the same time period.
08-10-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,842
Posted By dweenk

I remember looking at C Itoh, Raleigh, Falcon,...

I remember looking at C Itoh, Raleigh, Falcon, American Eagle, Bianchi, Peugeot, and Fuji in various shops near Gaithersburg during 1971/1972. My girlfriend and I decided on a pair of Fuji Special...
08-08-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 388
Posted By dweenk

Photos of the bike are needed, but you need 10...

Photos of the bike are needed, but you need 10 posts before you can upload pix, and you may only make 5 posts per day.

When I gaze into my crystal ball, I see an Austrian made bicycle with all...
08-08-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,216
Posted By dweenk

Back in the day we wore these helmets, but we had...

Back in the day we wore these helmets, but we had to make whirring sounds and chose African swallows. We had to make clicking sounds and had crickets in clever small cages. We had to make squealing...
08-08-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,765
Posted By dweenk

One of them would be black, but Rule #9...

One of them would be black, but Rule #9 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=9) prohibits me from discussing the other colors.
08-08-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7,461
Views: 1,930,404
Posted By dweenk

AFAIK that is the original seat post.

AFAIK that is the original seat post.
08-07-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7,461
Views: 1,930,404
Posted By dweenk

I may have posted this a couple of years ago - if...

I may have posted this a couple of years ago - if so i apologize. A 1984 Schwinn High Sierra....
08-07-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 338
Posted By dweenk

Aero LeversFS: Pair of Dia-Compe Non-

I have a pair of the above noted levers for sale. The levers are slotted and have the original hoods which are amazingly still flexible. One lever has a bit of rash on the upper 2-1/2" section. I am...
07-28-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 441
Posted By dweenk

I have a 1985 Nishiki Riveria GT stashed away in...

I have a 1985 Nishiki Riveria GT stashed away in the gonna' get to soon queue. I took a quick look today and it appears that the cantis would adjust to 700c easily. It is hanging and I can't see the...
07-27-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,301
Posted By dweenk

I say tell your bike repairman bulls**t. Find...

I say tell your bike repairman bulls**t. Find another shop or learn how to do it yourself.
07-27-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By dweenk

By "sticking" do you mean that when you release...

By "sticking" do you mean that when you release pressure on the brake levers, the brake arms do not open sufficiently to clear the rim? As for the rear wheel, how much play are you talking about? A...
07-27-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 23,143
Views: 2,650,094
Posted By dweenk

I have a 1969/70 Sprite step through with the S-5...

I have a 1969/70 Sprite step through with the S-5 hub. It had plastic S/A downtube shifters that were broken when I bought it. I put two standard shifters on the bars and put it away as a future...
07-27-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,301
Posted By dweenk

That sounds fishy to me. Would you take close-up...

That sounds fishy to me. Would you take close-up photos of the brake and pads and post them? Also, do you know the model of the brakes?
07-26-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 476
Posted By dweenk

Is the cable route different?

Is the cable route different?
07-24-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,502
Posted By dweenk

I am tempted to search "old women in bikinis" and...

I am tempted to search "old women in bikinis" and post it here, but that would be wrong. I could also photoshop it, but that would be more wrong.
The devil is always standing on my shoulder.
07-24-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By dweenk

What about the components? That may help.

What about the components? That may help.
07-24-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 798
Posted By dweenk

The stem is inserted way too high. Just saying.

The stem is inserted way too high. Just saying.
07-16-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 23,143
Views: 2,650,094
Posted By dweenk

gster I presume you built a replica and did not...

gster I presume you built a replica and did not steal across our secure border to rip the original from its foundation. That would be wrong;)
07-16-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 23,143
Views: 2,650,094
Posted By dweenk

Nice shed!

Nice shed!
07-13-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 58,135
Views: 8,489,137
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: 58,135
Views: 8,489,137
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: 18
Views: 938
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: 58,135
Views: 8,489,137
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: 3,898
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: 52
Views: 3,060
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: 3,153
Views: 277,174
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".
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