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  1. driver bob

    POST PHOTOS HERE FOR FACEBOOK "BIKE OF THE DAY!"

    '48 Higgins with a '53 CWC springer
  2. driver bob

    1998 Kona Cruiser - Ebay

    That's a steal at $50.
  3. driver bob

    Let's see your bikes that were stolen...

    Get ready to weep.. My Blacksheep Luna Vista with Faith fork, Ti Cycles bar. Garage was targeted, locks were cut and she was gone. Because it was the garage there was a single item limit rider (that i wasnt aware of) which made it not worthwhile to make an insurance claim. Chris King...
  4. driver bob

    show us your BEER BIKE

    It still needs a Fender Blender for the cocktails ;)
  5. driver bob

    show us your BEER BIKE

    We built this from a Worksman at our shop, it holds a keg and a CO2 tank and is fully functional. Even for the Worksman though we're pushing the limit on what the tires can hold up to !!
  6. driver bob

    I name this Spaceliner "Dorothy"

    Had some time this past week. Base coat is Cherry Red, then 3 coats of fine red glitter followed by 2 coats of sliver glitter in clearcoat. I also hit the fork cap and the rear fender with gloss black. Unfortunately the chrome was too far gone to save. Most importantly my wife likes this...
  7. driver bob

    I name this Spaceliner "Dorothy"

    I found some paint with finer glitter in it, probably wont pop as much but we'll see when I get a chance to spray it.
  8. driver bob

    I name this Spaceliner "Dorothy"

    Back to the drawing board.... frame wasn't smooth enough with about 5 coats of clear. Spent the weekend stripping all the paint off.
  9. driver bob

    I name this Spaceliner "Dorothy"

    I picked up this Spaceliner last year and for one reason or another didn't have time to work on it past tearing it down and stripping the rattle-can black paint from it. My wife wanted it to "pop" so last weekend I hit it with Cherry Red, then while the paint was wet threw ultrafine glitter on...
  10. driver bob

    late 50's murray tanker?

    It was my understanding that MO was "Murray Ohio" and, as on mine the S was for "Sears". Mine is a Higgins, not sure which store the T refers to.
  11. driver bob

    Bent head tube

    This worked for me before when UPS were careless with a bike during transit. If it's steel it will go right back into shape, just go slow and careful.
  12. driver bob

    BUDNITZ BICYCLES

    I used to own a Blacksheep until some scumbag ripped off my garage (and its was taken away still locked to anther bike). Budnitz ripped off James from Blacksheep's designs, plain and simple. The Blacksheep was a thing of beauty and worth every penny I invested. One day it will come back to me.
  13. driver bob

    The Best Floor Pump?

    http://www.bontrager.com/model/11881 Worth every penny, the built in compressor function is awesome for seating tires.
  14. driver bob

    This is just insane......

    From Youtube: "POV of Bike Base Jump off Cliff Road!. Check out this incredible point-of-view footage of a failed bike base jump from the Bolivian Death Road. Injuries suffered included fractures in his forearm and cut tendons in his knee." Survived but got pretty messed up.
  15. driver bob

    This is just insane......

    That's real skill... now this is just plain silly:
  16. driver bob

    White Trash: done

    very nice.
  17. driver bob

    Another find - Cosmic Flyer

    Never rains and then it pours... this popped up on CL this morning and I couldn't say no. Western Flyer Cosmic Flyer, rattle canned, seats busted, tires are rotted but the frame is solid and straight and the wheels can be saved. The seller pitched in the CCM Elan behind it as well... that's in...
  18. driver bob

    One mans trash.... abandoned CCM Apache frame

    Talked to a friend last night who had ridden by it first thing in the morning, left in exactly the same spot. It's also garbage day on Monday and people put out items for scrap on Sunday. I don't believe I was out of line picking it up after 4 hours. Haven't seen any ads on kijiji or...
  19. driver bob

    One mans trash.... abandoned CCM Apache frame

    Got detoured by some construction yesterday and ended up seeing this leaning against a mailbox in a subdivision near our house. Went back 4 hours later and it hadn't been moved so I'm sure it had been thrown out. Apart from the frame and chainguide it's in rough shape. The fork is extended...
  20. driver bob

    ??Scam?? Maybe?? 1970 AMF Wedge.

    usmar-pilyzhdc, new seller, no feedback. All I know is that I'm not touching it and I don't want to see anyone else here get burned.