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04-05-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 24,015
Posted By oddjob2

My stainless steel chronometer is worth more than...

My stainless steel chronometer is worth more than the 30 or so bikes I own. Silly, I know.
11-26-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 33,523
Posted By oddjob2

tricky Inspiration for your project. 1975 model,...

tricky Inspiration for your project. 1975 model, Spotted 2 weeks ago at Kroger....
11-23-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 33,523
Posted By oddjob2

What to do with Reclaimed garage space.

The 2020 spring and summer bike shortage enabled a chance to clear out a garage and some basement space. My girlfriend has forgotten how much time I put into refurbishing and marketing, begging me to...
11-13-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,151
Posted By oddjob2

A great addition to your already stunning...

A great addition to your already stunning collection!
08-17-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,270
Posted By oddjob2

Giantís Production Woes

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/17/business/giant-bikes-coronavirus-shortage.html?searchResultPosition=1
08-16-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By oddjob2

Cross Country 2020

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/16/sports/cycling/coronavirus-protests-masks-biking.html?action=click&module=Well&pgtype=Homepage&section=Sports
07-26-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,595
Posted By oddjob2

My lady friend was kind enough to grab this for...

My lady friend was kind enough to grab this for me earlier this month, as it was close to her home. The thick layer of dust kept the paint in immaculate shape.
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07-16-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,165
Posted By oddjob2

New Schwinns built in Detroit

https://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/2020/07/15/detroit-bikes-brings-schwinn-production-back-united-states/3251266001/
Replies: 9
Views: 1,404
Posted By oddjob2

$150

$150
Replies: 4
Views: 635
Posted By oddjob2

$125 + shipping. Crazy here in the D. Half my...

$125 + shipping. Crazy here in the D. Half my inquiries are for the 6'3" or taller crowd
06-01-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,687
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, 01:29 AM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 982,965
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.
...
05-14-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 54,368
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,...
04-27-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,272
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
Replies: 154
Views: 14,104
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: 14,104
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...
12-16-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 315
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
Replies: 49
Views: 3,446
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.

...
12-05-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 69,627
Views: 11,306,718
Posted By oddjob2

Francophile, your memory is daunting. Still...

Francophile, your memory is daunting. Still looking for the Coppi stem too.
...
10-28-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 37,021
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...
07-07-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,523
Posted By oddjob2

Carlson - a Swedish Raleigh?

Carlson - a Swedish Raleigh?
05-24-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 428
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
Replies: 1
Views: 423
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/
03-18-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,005
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!
12-09-18, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By oddjob2

Shoot me a fair offer if you want one of these. ...

Shoot me a fair offer if you want one of these. Both in vg condition.https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x2000/img_0259_519d9cdb1fe88068c4ab5ab3c008e4169872f7e0.jpg...
04-01-18, 06:20 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 40,405
Posted By oddjob2

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/i77vnsqfw37e13f/Raleigh%2...

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/i77vnsqfw37e13f/Raleigh%20Super%20Course%20MK%20II%203.JPG?dl=0

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/ynoqgzbn9eigdtf/PC071012.JPG?dl=0
...
12-06-17, 09:00 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 56,888
Posted By oddjob2

At first, I only thought I had 2 black bikes,...

At first, I only thought I had 2 black bikes, lol:

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/6cy6xuqn1kt5fg5/P6021403.JPG?dl=0

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/vgy4lta3eon76x0/Miyata%20912.JPG?dl=0
...
09-18-17, 09:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,248
Posted By oddjob2

I have an LL Bean Cannondale...

I have an LL Bean Cannondale tourer.https://dl.dropbox.com/s/vnlwg9qbe88vt3h/2013-10-19%2017.08.58.jpg?dl=0
Replies: 7
Views: 3,328
Posted By oddjob2

$100 is about fmv for a keeper, about $25 too...

$100 is about fmv for a keeper, about $25 too rich to flip.
08-10-17, 02:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,114
Posted By oddjob2

Show Your Road Bike to City Bike Conversions

Fuji Royale bought in June 2015 for $45.

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/uba9twt37a5mabp/Fuji%20Royal%20Blue.JPG?dl=0

SKS fender installation can be a real PITA, but the struts were finally trimmed...
01-23-17, 09:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,446
Posted By oddjob2

My favorite C&V work ...

My favorite C&V work
https://dl.dropbox.com/s/bj3ju7lzyh0o62u/2013-09-25%2011.46.31.jpg?dl=0

Sweating cooper pipe is cool too, but now pex is so much faster.

Just put this circa 1923 home...
06-23-16, 07:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,953
Posted By oddjob2

I had a big Kenwood receiver and huge foot locker...

I had a big Kenwood receiver and huge foot locker sized Marantz speakers in my freshman dorm, but an upperclassman on our floor had an $8,000 system, mostly because he loved classical organ music.
...
Replies: 35
Views: 50,019
Posted By oddjob2

I comment on many of the FMV questions that are...

I comment on many of the FMV questions that are posted in this "What's it worth?" thread. If I don't have experience with the bike due to age, make, or model, I tend to stay mute, for example most...
Forum: Commuting
02-20-16, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1,513
Views: 282,218
Posted By oddjob2

All part of "the morning after walk of...

All part of "the morning after walk of shame."
05-29-15, 05:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 15,609
Posted By oddjob2

Just sold one a few weeks ago. High tensile...

Just sold one a few weeks ago. High tensile frame, so a bit heavy. Smooth rider, low gearing. Surprised how fast it sold and a relatively strong price too. Too many utility bikes!
...
04-10-15, 03:01 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 45,988
Posted By oddjob2

An Odyssey shipped to me by DAF1009. Still needs...

An Odyssey shipped to me by DAF1009. Still needs to be overhauled and refurbished.

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/uth046ztfhu209u/P4100006.JPG?dl=0
...
Replies: 20
Views: 8,866
Posted By oddjob2

I've bought whole bikes with Concaves for a...

I've bought whole bikes with Concaves for a Grant, so IMHO, too high. They are a real PITA to polish. But this set compliments the BBC (yes that Budget Bicycle Center) Moto Grand Touring nicely.
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10-22-13, 06:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,461
Posted By oddjob2

Isn't there some commandments Charlton Heston...

Isn't there some commandments Charlton Heston made famous, "You shall not covet thy neighbor's house, wife, or bicycle."
Replies: 19
Views: 11,526
Posted By oddjob2

C-T center of crank to top of seat tube. From...

C-T center of crank to top of seat tube. From the pics, it looks like an 18" frame.

I'd recommend some new tires, makes the bike look a lot fresher/newer. If you're amazon prime, no shipping for...
03-10-13, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,612
Posted By oddjob2

Classic = a bike you couldn't afford as a...

Classic = a bike you couldn't afford as a teenager!

Vintage = when you bring it to the LBS and they say, "you can't get parts for that anymore"
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