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05-08-24, 12:37 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 39,050
Posted By madpogue

Evidently it's still Stumpy-Tax season. Poor...

Evidently it's still Stumpy-Tax season. Poor thing has some 🤮 mods. A paper-boy basket? SRSLY?

https://madison.craigslist.org/bik/d/madison-vintage-1992-specialized/7744747757.htmlVintage 1992...
05-06-24, 02:44 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 39,050
Posted By madpogue

I can facilitate / ship, if anyone's interested. ...

I can facilitate / ship, if anyone's interested.

https://madison.craigslist.org/bop/d/madison-the-bicycle-wheel-by-jobst/7741554211.htmlThe Bicycle Wheel by Jobst Brandt - $17...
05-05-24, 02:55 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 39,050
Posted By madpogue

Terry-esque Ironperson, VERY modified. Almost...

Terry-esque Ironperson, VERY modified. Almost cheap enuf to flip.

https://madison.craigslist.org/bik/d/madison-centurion-road-bike/7740896715.htmlCenturion road bike - $140...
04-26-24, 01:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,963
Posted By madpogue

Rain was the only real challenge. Cold/snow were...

Rain was the only real challenge. Cold/snow were not.
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(Main arterial...
04-19-24, 03:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,429
Posted By madpogue

This should be on a coffee mug.

This should be on a coffee mug.
04-17-24, 02:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,963
Posted By madpogue

Precisely why I live close to a REAL downtown and...

Precisely why I live close to a REAL downtown and multiple walkable business districts. It's served my purposes well.

I never understood what sort of sick heart possesses anyone to idly witness...
04-16-24, 12:57 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 39,050
Posted By madpogue

That's actually TODAY, not Wednesday. And the...

That's actually TODAY, not Wednesday. And the Nishiki bid is $4 US.

Both bikes are remarkably clean for "general" auction house items. I doubt the auctioneers cleaned them up this well, which...
04-16-24, 12:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,963
Posted By madpogue

Oh, I would definitely have her replicate the...

Oh, I would definitely have her replicate the complete ad on FBM, using my ad copy and photos. But there'd be no way for FB'ers to anonymously contact me; that's where the CL link would come in. CL...
04-15-24, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3,021
Views: 881,858
Posted By madpogue

Yes, the donor brake should have a cable housing...

Yes, the donor brake should have a cable housing going directly into the adjuster, exactly the same way as you have it on the front. The stop that's attached via the seat binder is part of the old...
04-13-24, 01:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,877
Posted By madpogue

like the dark gray Sante hoods, I can't keep the...

like the dark gray Sante hoods, I can't keep the lighter ones from looking icky/dingy to save my life.
04-09-24, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3,021
Views: 881,858
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ Those "cross" Schwinns were great. They...

^^^^^ Those "cross" Schwinns were great. They never felt "sedate" like so many hybrids. My CrossCut feels at home pretty-much everywhere I take it.
04-09-24, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By madpogue

HAHA "LookOut" is our favorite nickname for...

HAHA "LookOut" is our favorite nickname for Microsoft Outlook....
04-03-24, 03:23 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,506
Posted By madpogue

So many come to mind: * Stumpy/Hopper (see...

So many come to mind:
* Stumpy/Hopper (see above)
* Schwinn Sierra / High Sierra / Impact Pro
* Trek 8/9 series higher end (850/950 and above)
* Univega Alpina
* Diamond Back Apex/Axis
* Ross...
04-01-24, 01:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,460
Posted By madpogue

Coupla Rosses 1) '80s Mt. Hood. ...

Coupla Rosses
1) '80s Mt. Hood.
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As bought - since replaced tires, fork...
03-29-24, 01:44 PM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,395,737
Posted By madpogue

One of the last USA-made (not lugged): ...

One of the last USA-made (not lugged):

https://bid.hansenauctiongroup.com/ui/auctions/117551/15167673

#1812 Trek 730 Bicycle (CA)
High bid $3

10% bid premium, one-day local pickup. Bike...
03-28-24, 02:42 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 13,069
Posted By madpogue

My money's on "Bust".

My money's on "Bust".
03-27-24, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 680,794
Posted By madpogue

"Kid......."

"Kid......."
03-27-24, 01:47 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 40,874
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ Spent much of my youth not far from the...

^^^^^ Spent much of my youth not far from the Rouge, either in Dearborn or in Westland. Never knew about the fire. Back then there were no ped bridges over the river. Winter 1974-ish, I tried...
03-22-24, 07:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,877
Posted By madpogue

Repo? You don't wanna look in there.... ...

Repo? You don't wanna look in there....

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Oh, wait......
03-21-24, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By madpogue

Sigh - grail bike in my size.....

Sigh - grail bike in my size.....
03-21-24, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 791
Posted By madpogue

This should be the feature photo in any...

This should be the feature photo in any encyclopedia or dictionary entry on the word "Steampunk".
03-19-24, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 839
Posted By madpogue

The catch is, a lot of the headsets that use race...

The catch is, a lot of the headsets that use race locking mechanisms like this, and the jagged-tooth style, do not have flats on the threaded race for the preferred two-spanner approach as described...
03-19-24, 08:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 839
Posted By madpogue

Seems to me the spacer is drilled all the way...

Seems to me the spacer is drilled all the way around in order to accommodate the pin in the threaded race no matter what angle/position it's in when it's properly loaded. And the spacer then ties...
03-16-24, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22,361
Views: 4,714,316
Posted By madpogue

All the parts not removed are those that require...

All the parts not removed are those that require bike-specific tools (BB tool, headset cup popper, chain tool
03-14-24, 12:24 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 86,821
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ Soon as they finish with the work on the...

^^^^^ Soon as they finish with the work on the "grassy knoll", you'll be able to spot it from the air.....
03-13-24, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 720
Posted By madpogue

Illinois? No doubt he's still registered to...

Illinois? No doubt he's still registered to vote......

(Runs away B4 the P&R cops get here.....)
03-12-24, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9,098
Views: 3,165,952
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^^^ Squirt - the ultimate C&V soda...

^^^^^^^ Squirt - the ultimate C&V soda choice......
03-11-24, 12:01 PM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,395,737
Posted By madpogue

Granted, the 400 was a "middling" model, but...

Granted, the 400 was a "middling" model, but still a quasi-screamin' deal on a lugged fastback that looks mostly original. Just down the road from its birthplace. Too small for me, and would not...
03-11-24, 11:44 AM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,395,737
Posted By madpogue

Why do I feel compelled to go there and draw a...

Why do I feel compelled to go there and draw a chalk outline around the bike?
03-11-24, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 720
Posted By madpogue

Talk about a weight weenie..... And of...

Talk about a weight weenie.....

And of course, the bike has suicide shifters.....
03-08-24, 11:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,815
Posted By madpogue

MacGyver would probably have painted the piece of...

MacGyver would probably have painted the piece of pipe strap, at least after saving the entire village of refugees or whatever....
03-06-24, 01:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,160
Posted By madpogue

FWIW BikeIndex indicates it's an ISO 547 / S5 -...

FWIW BikeIndex indicates it's an ISO 547 / S5 - https://bikeindex.org/bikes/41505
03-04-24, 11:51 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 13,069
Posted By madpogue

Right arm out to the right wouldn't work well...

Right arm out to the right wouldn't work well when the turn signals on my truck go out. Maybe for Stretch Armstrong.....
03-04-24, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By madpogue

<<voice="Majel Barrett">>Forum log supplemental...

<<voice="Majel Barrett">>Forum log supplemental note: This thread has been hijacked.<</voice>>
03-04-24, 01:28 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 13,069
Posted By madpogue

I came up behind two other riders on the road the...

I came up behind two other riders on the road the other day. The guy in front signaled an "arm straight up" signal with his RIGHT arm, and, of course, turned left. The young lady in between went...
02-25-24, 03:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,218
Posted By madpogue

Or ask a Canadian how to pronounce Datsun.

Or ask a Canadian how to pronounce Datsun.
02-22-24, 02:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,932
Posted By madpogue

Fixed doesn't mean you don't remove it. Fixed...

Fixed doesn't mean you don't remove it. Fixed simply means you don't adjust it, like you do with (duh) the adjustable cup. Removing it assures you that you'll be able to remove it when you might...
02-22-24, 02:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,218
Posted By madpogue

Oh, and I was able to nail the year/model of the...

Oh, and I was able to nail the year/model of the abandoned 1984 P8 my wife found several years ago. In the flip queue, along with... er... n+1 others.
02-22-24, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 733
Posted By madpogue

Make 4 more posts somewhere, that'll get you to...

Make 4 more posts somewhere, that'll get you to 10, and out of PM/link/pic purgatory.
02-22-24, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,074
Posted By madpogue

A 24" 700 from 1983

A 24" 700 from 1983
02-21-24, 04:03 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,943
Posted By madpogue

Ha, there's even a "Make offer" button. If I were...

Ha, there's even a "Make offer" button. If I were you, since the BIN is down to $30, I'd send an offer of $25, just to see what she does.
02-21-24, 12:39 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,943
Posted By madpogue

$30? Run, don't walk......

$30? Run, don't walk......
02-20-24, 02:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,586
Posted By madpogue

Pitch 'em a vache!

Pitch 'em a vache!
02-20-24, 01:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,218
Posted By madpogue

You may be a Peugeotphile if..... your brochures...

You may be a Peugeotphile if..... your brochures come close to weighing as much as one of your bikes.
02-20-24, 01:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,943
Posted By madpogue

And you're a shade over 3 hours from Madison,...

And you're a shade over 3 hours from Madison, BTW. Just be mindful of the shady characters at some of the tables....
02-20-24, 09:56 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,943
Posted By madpogue

So you've heard, right?..... To the OP - I...

So you've heard, right?.....

To the OP - I think this was a wise move. It's a bike you're familiar with, it's ride-ready, and your outlay is really not bad. Those sorta-mixte Le Tours were quite...
02-16-24, 09:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,062
Posted By madpogue

Hint - who owns youtube?

Hint - who owns youtube?
02-12-24, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 741
Posted By madpogue

The folks who make PB Blaster now have a product...

The folks who make PB Blaster now have a product called Surface Shield (I think that's it), that's lanolin-based like Fluid Film. From what little I've read, it's thinner and "creeps" better than FF....
02-08-24, 12:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,584
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ Morticia isn't available? Will have to...

^^^^^ Morticia isn't available?

Will have to check this out next year. I'd be willing to carpool (well, truckpool) with anyone local who's interested.
02-03-24, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10,545
Views: 1,570,302
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ Steal!

^^^^^ Steal!
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