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01-29-23, 01:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,267
Posted By brixxton

A gang of tweakers used to hang on the corner of...

A gang of tweakers used to hang on the corner of Shattuck and University in Berkeley just down from the now closed Missing Link.
One sunny day I fell asleep in the grass on campus. I woke to find...
01-28-23, 11:15 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,577
Posted By brixxton

moped

the categories are Motorcycle, Bicycle and Moped (two wheels pedals and a motor)
whether it's a Frenchman with his 2 stroke motor sitting on the front wheel of his bicycle or some $3k electric gizmo...
12-12-22, 12:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 545
Posted By brixxton

I am sure there are many ways a stationary set up...

I am sure there are many ways a stationary set up could be used on a boat that are yet to be devised. The applications are endless from retrieving the anchor to pumping air for dighys or divers. This...
12-11-22, 11:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 545
Posted By brixxton

Pedal Bikes and sail Boats

I just wonder how many of this illustrious crew share my other passion with me. Started with a $1000 which got me a 26ft sloop and I was off. Unlike bikes keeping more than 2 at a time gets very...
12-01-22, 09:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 713
Posted By brixxton

Upgrades

Just being regular C & Vs implies MacGyver (sp) knowledge. I've destroyed a Marin Larkspur and a decent Mongoose with salt water so keep the Specialized stowed in parts thickly coated with Vaseline...
11-22-22, 01:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By brixxton

WTF!! When my workshop was at the end of Shattuck...

WTF!! When my workshop was at the end of Shattuck x Rose ,until the local Tweakers started scoping it out and I had to move, I was in there every other day. Using their tools in the back, checking...
11-20-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By brixxton

It's a good thing

I always forget how much you folks pay attention to detail, which is very cool and I need to pay more attention to my pics.
The Motos front wheel, the Belgian concave was being worked on.
The...
Replies: 130
Views: 10,729
Posted By brixxton

came across this post from another forum....

came across this post from another forum. incredible

modernretrorider

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I use to go by another name but...
09-24-22, 01:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By brixxton

Chopper or Grifter

As an eight year old thug my arch rival on the estate had a PURPLE RALEIGH CHOPPER and a hot sister that loved the Bay City Rollers. But I knew my day was gonna come when I could trade the 3 speed...
08-25-22, 12:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 945
Posted By brixxton

Champagne eyes, CocaCola pockets

I found this on CraigsList. The owner was moving and it had been hanging unloved in his garage for most of it's life. Really dirty, bottle cage was very rusty but the rest of the bike just needed...
08-22-22, 03:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 848
Posted By brixxton

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I am a fan aswell. These are on my Motobecane Grand...
08-20-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,132
Posted By brixxton

QUOTE seriously on my everyday ride ? I'll let...

QUOTE seriously on my everyday ride ? I'll let you know
08-15-22, 12:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 540
Posted By brixxton

Positions

Depending on the bike ,.anticipated pace and my sciatica .I'll sprint through S.F. and the EastBay on the Garlatti bum in the air stretching down for the bars .She flies turns on a dime as long as I...
06-24-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By brixxton

My JPS LOTUS

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tribute to Senna JPS Lotus Special
Replies: 2
Views: 659
Posted By brixxton

Triumph

just picked this mint Triumph with Brooks saddle and Stanley Archer 3 speed. Thought I was getting a Schwinn world tour and came home with this instead. Very heavy but shifts smoothly,...
03-22-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,800
Posted By brixxton

the proof is in the pudding

that is where the "test ride" and transparency comes in. Everyone should get their new bike
given the once over by an impartial dealer and should walk away if you expected to ride away
and that's ...
03-22-21, 12:31 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,800
Posted By brixxton

Why so serious, the flashy Italian gets taken down a peg

by this angry brother of the 2 wheels
I put the Garlatti on Craigs List for $595. I know crazy, but I wasn't intending on selling it.Just seeing what sort or responses I would get. Well heres's a...
02-25-21, 01:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,072
Posted By brixxton

Cheers!!

Never to proud to take advice and never to old for new tricks.
Growing up in London it wasn't a good night until you had at least seven pints under your belt. Not forgetting to leave room for the...
02-25-21, 01:19 AM
Replies: 3,639
Views: 1,009,399
Posted By brixxton

2 Motobecane Super Mirage

One original and the other a bastardization. I love these frames
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01-31-21, 12:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By brixxton

Lotus Eclair 1981 can't say no

found for $50 ,S6oo levers, Campy back, Suntour X-1 front, centerpull brakes in great condition, Supermaxy crank etc,
think it's mostly origional except for S600 gearset and the Campy front wheel....
01-28-21, 11:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 483
Posted By brixxton

Look what I got!!

I can't be the only one unable to pass up a deal even if it's the last $20 under my mattress. Of course I tell myself that with a little elbow grease and time i'll make a profit, save it from the...
01-26-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,320
Posted By brixxton

Feasible

Absolutely and I applaud your choice to go true vintage steel. If you have the skill set and a quality frame you end up with something that's yours, unique and has soul!...
01-19-21, 11:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,320
Posted By brixxton

Univega Upgrade

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Swapped everything I could, shifters ...
01-14-21, 02:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,366
Posted By brixxton

Rescue

If there was a chance to bring a classic back to its former glory of course I would but if I can breathe life back into some bare bones I will . One of the reasons I joined this forum was for help...
01-12-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,420
Posted By brixxton

Stolen - Heart Broken

Rescued a Schwinn Circuit you know the one. . I found the white saddle and bar wrap. Sourced a full "Sante" set.
Oh she was perfect. I was in love but she was promised to a new home.
Stolen from...
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