Recent content by robert bartsch

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    How do you weigh a bike? weigh scale?
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    How do you identify a fake?

    Well, lately I have been buying bikes and have come accros more than one that just isn't correct. Since you can buy vintage decals and can color match, repaint, etc., I am assuming there are a few out ther. Because I want to avoid this, I'm asking others here, what signs are they [you] are...
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    Where do collectors seek out "barn finds"

    ...I'm retired and I used to ride light fast bikes as a kid - way back in the '70s.... ...but unfortunately, I left the NYC bike scene decades ago but I'm returning now.... ...over the past 5 months, I have been purchasing bikes and I have acquired several to-date (16 bikes - mostly whole but...