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07-23-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 639
Posted By thumpism

Yes. I realized I was on the road to recovery...

Yes. I realized I was on the road to recovery when I could start turning down desirable bikes in my size. That happened some years ago. Nowadays I'll drag home something if I think it needs to be...
07-23-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 24,777
Views: 3,048,228
Posted By thumpism

Welcome. Nice of you to offer the bike. There...

Welcome. Nice of you to offer the bike. There are others, we presume.
07-23-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 14,376
Views: 3,221,722
Posted By thumpism

Some poor bas...er, uh, one of our fellow...

Some poor bas...er, uh, one of our fellow enthusiasts has expressed interest in this bike and I've agreed to pack it off to him, so it is no longer available unless he changes his mind.
07-23-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 84,026
Posted By thumpism

I know from posting on other forums that it can...

I know from posting on other forums that it can happen (with CL pix, too), but figure some folks might want to see them in the meantime. What I try to do is to use the snipping tool and paste the...
07-22-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4,418
Views: 430,025
Posted By thumpism

Fixed my old Vetta floor pump, again. Found this...

Fixed my old Vetta floor pump, again. Found this thing in an urban alley years ago and it has served well with its Presta/Shrader head and thumblock. The hose finally began to crack and leak a while...
07-21-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 20,429
Views: 3,507,024
Posted By thumpism

What the hell is this? ...

What the hell is this?

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/261609231970966
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07-21-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 62,872
Views: 9,577,595
Posted By thumpism

RB-1 (per the seller) for fifty bucks? ...

RB-1 (per the seller) for fifty bucks? Impossible.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3004598956528121
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07-21-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 62,872
Views: 9,577,595
Posted By thumpism

Chrome Ross MTB for FIVE DOLLARS. ...

Chrome Ross MTB for FIVE DOLLARS.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/243462514057149
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07-21-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 84,026
Posted By thumpism

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/797x596/jax_eaf9ab2ea2c503db50947006f2692b2df7d7ef33.jpg
07-21-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 84,026
Posted By thumpism

FB....

FB....
07-21-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 115,800
Posted By thumpism

Not mine. Most of a Mel Pinto tandem for cheap. ...

Not mine. Most of a Mel Pinto tandem for cheap. I have most of a T/A tandem triple crank for it, if you're interested.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/4133089723449298
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07-20-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 343
Posted By thumpism

Now I don't feel so bad about the Trek 850 I...

Now I don't feel so bad about the Trek 850 I dragged home today.
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/img_0564_4b47a2ce44722e12790b08858c706cf85d67d204.jpg
07-20-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 14,376
Views: 3,221,722
Posted By thumpism

The '90s Trek 850 I've been seeing at the co-op...

The '90s Trek 850 I've been seeing at the co-op was in the dumpster during today's visit and I just could not resist. Probably an exercise in futility since the front wheel and seat are missing and...
07-20-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 24,777
Views: 3,048,228
Posted By thumpism

I also have several splined drivers, if anyone...

I also have several splined drivers, if anyone wants one.
07-19-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 20,429
Views: 3,507,024
Posted By thumpism

Okay, I get that you might want some touring...

Okay, I get that you might want some touring accessories but I'm not getting the naming convention.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3037508293198536
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07-19-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 20,429
Views: 3,507,024
Posted By thumpism

Puch Waffenrad. Nice and quaint enough, but not...

Puch Waffenrad. Nice and quaint enough, but not a $2,000 bike and not "made in Australia."

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/384877262972242
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07-19-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 62,872
Views: 9,577,595
Posted By thumpism

PX10? Looks like it but never seen factory red. ...

PX10? Looks like it but never seen factory red.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1522444298103300
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07-19-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 62,872
Views: 9,577,595
Posted By thumpism

Puch Bergmeister fixie conversion. Overpriced,...

Puch Bergmeister fixie conversion. Overpriced, but the faithful might want to pursue it.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/976719413125281
...
07-19-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 62,872
Views: 9,577,595
Posted By thumpism

Four years is plenty of time for the kid to...

Four years is plenty of time for the kid to arrange something through one of his buddies at home. My dad was not that patient.
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Fuji S10-S for cheap.
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07-19-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 84,026
Posted By thumpism

FB....

FB....
07-19-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 24,777
Views: 3,048,228
Posted By thumpism

A Superbe from the original owner? ...

A Superbe from the original owner?

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/544802166557630
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07-19-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 24,777
Views: 3,048,228
Posted By thumpism

One shop here in town had a stock of old Sturmey...

One shop here in town had a stock of old Sturmey stuff, if it has not been thrown out by the new owner. The staff is young, too, so they may not be familiar with the treasures in the garage loft. ...
07-19-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 525
Posted By thumpism

A buddy of mine built armillary spheres with his...

A buddy of mine built armillary spheres with his old rims. You need different sizes so they'll nest.
https://www.conns.com/media/catalog/product/cache/7b759865e72d36d47f7c757091c35744/1/6/1662_1.jpg...
07-18-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 62,872
Views: 9,577,595
Posted By thumpism

$75!!! ...

$75!!!

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/356644929165074
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07-18-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4,418
Views: 430,025
Posted By thumpism

Just a bite of bike work today, prepping for some...

Just a bite of bike work today, prepping for some work on the Cresta GT, I found some 26.0 bars in a 41cm width to fit one of the Technomics stems, close enough to my preferred width. Had to get old...
07-18-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 84,026
Posted By thumpism

This one is on a Liv townie bike I found...

This one is on a Liv townie bike I found seat-and-seatpostless and dumped at a dead end last year.
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07-17-21, 05:50 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 84,026
Posted By thumpism

FB....

FB....
07-16-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7,143
Views: 2,805,073
Posted By thumpism

Quill adapter is about 6" long and should be...

Quill adapter is about 6" long and should be available at most shops. Stems should also be widely available. Found mine used at the local co-op.
07-16-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 62,872
Views: 9,577,595
Posted By thumpism

Weird cable routing on this one. Looks like they...

Weird cable routing on this one. Looks like they slid the fulcrum clip for the gear cable all the way down the downtube and they're running cable housing in a large loose loop from lever to clip.
07-16-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 62,872
Views: 9,577,595
Posted By thumpism

KOM for CHEAPCHEAPCHEAP. ...

KOM for CHEAPCHEAPCHEAP.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2018750741616726
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07-16-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 62,872
Views: 9,577,595
Posted By thumpism

Unpriced but looks to be in really nice...

Unpriced but looks to be in really nice condition.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/413064750065888
...
07-16-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 62,872
Views: 9,577,595
Posted By thumpism

Frameset and some parts. ...

Frameset and some parts.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/519114382744870
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07-16-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7,143
Views: 2,805,073
Posted By thumpism

Use a quill adapter and a threadless stem from a...

Use a quill adapter and a threadless stem from a hybrid or MTB. My old RB-T here.
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/637x473/rb_t_stem_44ea472693159f793e5f4be9b9078beca6413769.jpg
07-16-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 354
Posted By thumpism

I posted a similar mixte in the Looking thread...

I posted a similar mixte in the Looking thread and it is priced much lower, but when will you find another if you want one?
07-16-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 296
Posted By thumpism

Big Wheel Bikes in D.C. and environs. What a...

Big Wheel Bikes in D.C. and environs. What a place!
07-16-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 62,872
Views: 9,577,595
Posted By thumpism

Classy Peugeot mixte for $85. ...

Classy Peugeot mixte for $85.

https://richmond.craigslist.org/bik/d/richmond-vintage-bike/7351559712.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00R0R_kfn7QA6t4jCz_0CI0t2_600x450.jpg
07-15-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 62,872
Views: 9,577,595
Posted By thumpism

Offroad 700C with Tange Infinity tubing. Neat! ...

Offroad 700C with Tange Infinity tubing. Neat! Cheap!

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1144143589409182
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07-15-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 62,872
Views: 9,577,595
Posted By thumpism

Slingshot! ...

Slingshot!

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/246067623737850
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07-15-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 62,872
Views: 9,577,595
Posted By thumpism

Possibly nice Raleigh Clubman. ...

Possibly nice Raleigh Clubman.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/259368025991969
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07-15-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 20,429
Views: 3,507,024
Posted By thumpism

One of our local flippers, White Truck Guy in...

One of our local flippers, White Truck Guy in Mechanicsville, simply can't spell F-U-J-I in his ads and now it's spread to a seller across town. I mentioned this when I posted about the Finest II ad...
07-14-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By thumpism

Welcome! You're getting some good advice. Most...

Welcome! You're getting some good advice. Most important is fit, but if the bike fits and rides well and you like it, buy it. If you don't know bikes it would be advisable to have a buddy with...
07-14-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 115,800
Posted By thumpism

Exotic? Rare? Unusual? Homemade? Weird? You...

Exotic? Rare? Unusual? Homemade? Weird? You name it.

https://cedarrapids.craigslist.org/bik/d/cedar-rapids-sociable-tandem/7347443700.html
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07-14-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 62,872
Views: 9,577,595
Posted By thumpism

Nice Voyageur reasonably priced. ...

Nice Voyageur reasonably priced.

https://cedarrapids.craigslist.org/bik/d/anamosa-86-schwinn-passage/7342543619.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00X0X_bPnnCdnhrbIz_0t20CI_600x450.jpg
07-14-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 62,872
Views: 9,577,595
Posted By thumpism

Trek 520 bones. ...

Trek 520 bones.

https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/ank/bik/d/wyoming-mens-trek-520-touring-bicycle/7350981460.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00u0u_7h9lw1kD0CJz_0x60lD_600x450.jpg
07-14-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 115,800
Posted By thumpism

You see a tandem that looks like a good deal, or...

You see a tandem that looks like a good deal, or that you think someone might be interested in and you post it. Plus, some folks just like looking at long bikes.

Only slightly off topic, this...
07-14-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 62,872
Views: 9,577,595
Posted By thumpism

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/83237830...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/832378307373872
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07-14-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 62,872
Views: 9,577,595
Posted By thumpism

One crappy photo and little detail. Looks like a...

One crappy photo and little detail. Looks like a Dawes with 531 stickers, a triple and cantis, for cheap.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/571851763811213
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07-14-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 961
Posted By thumpism

https://www.mwgerard.com/d-day-girls-by-sarah-rose...

https://www.mwgerard.com/d-day-girls-by-sarah-rose/

https://i0.wp.com/www.mwgerard.com/wp-content/uploads/andree-borrel.jpg?resize=529%2C367&ssl=1
Andree Borell, one of the central characters.
07-14-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By thumpism

Could be 428 chain, same 1/2" pitch as a bicycle...

Could be 428 chain, same 1/2" pitch as a bicycle but wider.
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07-14-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 306
Posted By thumpism

Hicksville, Long Island. The Wide World of...

Hicksville, Long Island. The Wide World of Sports! That sure beat having to watch golf, tennis or curling on TV back in the '60s.
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