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    Selling/Trading During the Pandemic

    ...... @Bike from the Dead! You shut down the discussion right before I just finished writing my reply to RG! Now I can't post it without being a .... :bigsmile: Seriously though, I'm not arguing just talking. I bear no one here any ill will or malice. Especially RG, he's alright, think...
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    Selling/Trading During the Pandemic

    I don't think it's flippant. If you or a 20yo have reduced lung capacity then you're at higher risk for mortality or permanent disability from a virus that attacks the respiratory system. Your lungs are weaker and will be able to withstand less damage than someone with less lung capacity. How...
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    CCM Mid 40s? 28'' wheeler

    I'm no expert, but I think some bikes came with them even if they didn't come with a light. At least all the Raleigh ones I've seen are branded Raleigh.
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    Selling/Trading During the Pandemic

    Problem is the vulnerable includes anyone with asthma, anyone with a heart condition, anyone with high blood pressure, anyone overweight. This is America, man. That's everyone! :bigsmile: Part of protecting the vulnerable as I see it is taking precautions yourself, even if you're healthy...
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    Improving the Aldi bike stand

    I got this stand from Aldi about four years ago, and I've seen that others here have them too. It's pretty good considering that I paid beans for it, but not without its quirks. Recently the clamp that holds the main arm and controls rotating the bike forward or back (relative to the bike...
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    CCM Mid 40s? 28'' wheeler

    You can see one on the Raleigh that @marius.suiram just posted in fresh finds I've seen them on a lot of old Raleighs https://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/1971-raleigh-twenty.112557/
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    CCM Mid 40s? 28'' wheeler

    I don't know the history, but clearly at some point there was some effort at standardization.
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    Selling/Trading During the Pandemic

    No, disregarding all sensible caution for Ss & Gs is. Again, I only raised issue with the characterization of anyone taking precaution as paranoid. Because it attacks the human not the issue. I intentionally didn't criticize anybody's behavior regarding lack of precaution because I didn't feel...
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    Sleeping Giant

    Oh, I just realized. So much for slime self sealing tubes :rolleyes:
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    Sleeping Giant

    Thanks Skip! At the rate I'm moving by the time I get it done there'll probably be a 2nd gen vaccine and we'll be able to ride together again :bigsmile:
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    Treasure Bucket [catch all thread]

    While it has no pedigree, that Windsor is a great riding bike. Riding the 7 speed version is what got Mrs. Verrtinski into bikes.
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    CCM Mid 40s? 28'' wheeler

    Yep they're all light mounts From the internet, not mine
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    Selling/Trading During the Pandemic

    Those numbers were gathered while people were wearing masks and social distancing. They're also four months out of date. Plus it's a bad metric to use to decide precautions. Wearing a mask and social distancing is the covid equivalent of looking both ways when you cross the street. Luke 4:12...
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    Selling/Trading During the Pandemic

    I didn't see that you'd edited it. I hit reply when I first read it, then put my phone down and went away to so other th things and also make sure I wrote with a cool head. You must have changed it in between that and when I picked up my phone again. I appreciate the edit. Ok yeah, I was...