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Old 01-15-22, 01:17 PM
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Originally Posted by The Golden Boy View Post
I learned on manual, I had a car that had a hinky clutch- so I could drive anything. Heck I could start a jeep out in 1st smooth. (OK, I can't- but no one can).

I saw my car about 2 years after I sold it in a parking lot. I knew it was mine because I had a body shop do a repair and they over-sprayed the frame.

That was a great looking car- white body, black top, black bra, black trunk rack. *sigh*
I think most folks learned on a manual back in the day, Honda Mini Trails and an ancient Massey Ferguson tractor when I was about 11 or 12, some where along the way Dad let me drive a 58 Buick he had when I could barely reach the pedals. He had also taken me on a ride on a neighbors Harley when I was about 3, hook was set and he was in deep s**t with Mom for quite awhile.

That generation Mustang are my favorite, bad azz, period. Mine may get set up for more drag racing if I don't reboot the bike program.
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Old 01-15-22, 10:38 PM
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Counterfeit Colnagos?
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Old 01-16-22, 12:52 AM
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Counterfeit Colnagos?
Only if they're really good ones.
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Old 01-16-22, 08:14 AM
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I don’t know what is in this magical contraption but I’m certain you should bring it over to my place for an unveiling. I could enlist Andy_K and gugie for assistance. 🙂
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Old 01-16-22, 08:19 AM
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You must buy the box first if you want to know what's inside it.
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Old 01-16-22, 08:49 AM
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So when is the unveiling?
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Old 01-16-22, 09:08 PM
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Lemme guess...

Your world class collection of vintage Specialized and Merz bikes??

​​​​​​..."or a baby's arm, holding an apple"....
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Old 01-17-22, 03:35 AM
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Originally Posted by montclairbobbyb View Post
Your world class collection of vintage Specialized and Merz bikes??

​​​​​​..."or a baby's arm, holding an apple"....
Don't know about "world class" but yep, couple of those in there.

The big question really is, how many?
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Old 01-17-22, 03:36 AM
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So when is the unveiling?
Patience grasshopper.
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Gwyneth Paltrow's head?
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Gwyneth Paltrow's head?
wtf
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Old 01-17-22, 12:52 PM
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wtf
Reference to Se7en.
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Super Record crown races (the ones that split on installation), Cobalto jewels, a large stack of NOS C Record groupo's, assorted non aero brake hoods and 320 count silk sew-ups in NOS condition. Not to mention NOS Carlsbad Masi frames sets
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Old 01-17-22, 01:47 PM
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"Just a bunch of BS like I'm feeding you!"

That was the punchline on the hitchhiker/box joke that was circulating in my area in the 80s.
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wtf
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Ok. My guess now is a whole load of wheel and frame shipping boxes, plus pool noodles, duct tape, and a can of Tyson chicken. And a petrified half eaten doughnut.
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Old 01-17-22, 03:17 PM
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I think it's your entire shop packed in there, while you do a little remodeling.
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A couple(at least) unusually tall and rusty Raleigh Pros. Maybe my campagnolo pedal. Do you have anything around 55cm?
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I'm with Reynolds on this. You have to buy the box before it can be opened. With any luck this can stretch into about two hundred posts also. Har! MH
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With any luck this can stretch into about two hundred posts also. Har! MH
I can do that. Grant Peterson is in the box.

You're welcome.
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A bunch of carbon fiber and a lifetime supply of threaded headsets and cartridge bottom brackets?
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What's in the box ?

NOTHING !, There's NOTHING in the box !, You STUPID !, You SO STUPID !
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A bunny?

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I think it's your entire shop packed in there, while you do a little remodeling.
If that's the case, then I hope @merziac has good insurance that would cover that trailer, a hitch lock, and an Apple Airtag or something similar hidden somewhere within. I am sure he has that covered but I would be paranoid putting all my favorite things inside a box with wheels.
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