Memory Lane Swap Meet, Grand Rapids, Ohio October 26-28

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  1. #21 Posted Oct 3, 2017

    I live for the CABE

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    Planning on being there Friday the 27th. If anyone wants to buy any of my bikes or parts I have listed for sale, I can deliver them to the show. Otherwise, I probably won't be bringing anything.
    This will be my first time going there, is there an "official" time the show opens to the public?
     
  2. #22 Posted Oct 3, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    I'm going to try and talk the wife into going...
     
  3. #23 Posted Oct 3, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Why would they have it Thursday, Friday and a 1/2 day Saturday?
     
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  4. #24 Posted Oct 3, 2017

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    Because that's how it is done.
     
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  5. #25 Posted Oct 3, 2017

    I live for the CABE

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    your wife will love it there Indiana dave , my wife does , lots to do in the little town of grand rapids . from bicycle larry
     
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  6. #26 Posted Oct 10, 2017

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    Thursday is usually the busiest day. Generally done by Sat.

    I am buying nice original prewar bikes to be delivered to ML. Contact me if you have one for sale.
     
  7. #27 Posted Oct 11, 2017

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    Not all of us are retirees, or single guys with no kids...
    Many of us have jobs & kids in school.
    It makes no sense why it shouldn't be over the weekend like most shows and swap meets.
    Taking a vacation day or two is one thing, but I can't pull the kids out of school for this.
    Wish it was at least Friday thru Sunday.
     
  8. #28 Posted Oct 12, 2017

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    Who do you envy more, the retirees or single guys with no kids?
    Wish in one hand...
     
  9. #29 Posted Oct 12, 2017

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    What about the retirees who never had kids?
     
  10. #30 Posted Oct 12, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    I'm now a retired guy with grown up kids!
    These shows are usually Thursday to Saturday morning, with early bird deals done on Wednesday.
    This is just the way it is.
    These shows are like clockwork and you plan around them with vacation, etc.
     
  11. #31 Posted Oct 12, 2017

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    Are you going to be be there Bob?
     
  12. #32 Posted Oct 12, 2017

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    I'm retired with no kids, I don't even like kids, and any kids left in my vending spot unattended will be traded for Donuts.
     
  13. #33 Posted Oct 12, 2017

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    that's a good one catfish YA WHAY A BOUT THE SINGLE GUYS AND GIRLS , from bicycle larry , o buy the way I no you like kids Don !!!!!!!! see you guys at the swap . lets not for get memory lane , all the hard work they put in to this show . !!!!!!!!!
     
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  14. #34 Posted Oct 13, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    No, I'm having a roof replaced and kitchen rewired.
    The last time I went to the fall meet Omaha had a freaky early blizzard.
    I flew back and over Omaha, most of the power was out due to snow on trees that hadn't dropped their leaves.
    Will be there for spring meets!
     
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  15. #35 Posted Oct 13, 2017

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    Before I was hired into my current position I let my new boss to be know that the last week of April (Spring MLC/AA) I would not be there--every year! I told them they could send me where ever, when ever as long as it was not during that time frame. V/r Shawn
     
  16. #36 Posted Oct 17, 2017 at 12:11 PM

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    I'm in the same boat, life is good. I wouldn't trade a donut for any kid !
     
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  17. #37 Posted Oct 19, 2017 at 7:57 PM

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    You trade a donut for my kid and you will double your investment. Only in America.
     
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  18. #38 Posted Oct 20, 2017 at 2:53 PM

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  19. #39 Posted Oct 20, 2017 at 5:28 PM

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    Bringing 14 bikes. Found room in the load for my grandsons 20" & a 24" Camel Back Schwinn so maybe they'll find a new home.

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  20. #40 Posted Oct 20, 2017 at 5:45 PM

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