Adding to the confusion...

May 22, 2020
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So ive been in this hobby for many many years. I know the terms "Klunker", & "Strandie" and the debate over what makes which one which...But I was thrown for a loop this AM when I read a term I have never heard of before this morning: "BOMBER". Just when you think it safe to go back in the water...
Feb 26, 2017
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Back in the middle of the last century, we boys in Paramus NJ called our 26" balloon or midweight bikes "bombs," especially if they showed some wear. Lightweight, 3-speed bikes were called "English racers." A friend had a Schwinn 3-speed Corvette; we weren't sure what to think of that.
Jul 16, 2019
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Here's a beaut:

Note the action shots near the end, including pushing the bike up the hill so they can "bomb" back down it.
Sep 5, 2020
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Mom and Dad, in the fifties, wanted a house so big for the lot we bought that they built it diagonally just to have enough room for a garage and driveway. But we couldn't afford to be less than three blocks from the tracks. Land has always cost a lot in middle America. Be Well, SS.