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Views: 428
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.
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Views: 438
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.
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Posted By oddjob2

Opportunity in the D - Women are the Power Buyers

Danbianchi881 found out that a local LBS can't get new inventory until August, which kind of is the end of the season around here. The big boxes are sold out as cb400bill mentioned, and so are the...
06-14-20, 09:44 AM
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Views: 117
Posted By oddjob2

Corona Cycleways in Europe

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/12/business/paris-bicycles-commute-coronavirus.html?searchResultPosition=1
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Views: 1,369
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.
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Views: 1,024
Posted By oddjob2

Paint scheme reminds me of Ronald McDonald.

Paint scheme reminds me of Ronald McDonald.
06-02-20, 04:32 AM
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Views: 3,842
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: 5,060
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: 99
Views: 5,117
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
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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.
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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.
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Views: 327
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...
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Views: 327
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: 38,938
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,...
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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: 1,009
Posted By oddjob2

Miami Vice Ironman Serotta Trek 560

Miami Vice Ironman
Serotta
Trek 560
04-27-20, 11:29 AM
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Views: 6,737
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
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Views: 8,487
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: 8,487
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
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Views: 3,749
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
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Views: 171
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
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Views: 2,188
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
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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
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Views: 2,188
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: 2,188
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
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Views: 2,188
Posted By oddjob2

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10-28-19, 12:00 PM
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Views: 28,284
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: 1,230
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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Posted By oddjob2

Youíre out of touch on MTBís Miguel! :)

Youíre out of touch on MTBís Miguel! :)
07-15-19, 09:43 PM
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Views: 1,230
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.
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Views: 753
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
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Views: 826
Posted By oddjob2

Carlson - a Swedish Raleigh?

Carlson - a Swedish Raleigh?
07-07-19, 08:07 AM
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Views: 3,689
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: 42
Views: 3,689
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, 07:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,689
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
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Views: 273
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
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Views: 273
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: 1,674
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: 4,269
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: 1,674
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: 1,674
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...
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Views: 1,997
Posted By oddjob2

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

That was quick. Someone here or local to your location?
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Views: 1,997
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: 1,594
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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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.
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Views: 2,003
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.
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Views: 2,780
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: 13,627
Posted By oddjob2

Are you quoting in Loonies?

Are you quoting in Loonies?
03-18-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,627
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: 1,611
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!
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