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    Is this vintage seat real or fake leather?

    I'm having trouble deciding if this is real or 'faux' leather. It's from a c. 1978 Schwinn bike. It's marked:


    MOD. CONTOUR
    PATENTED
    SELLE ROYAL
    ITALY[/CENTE[/CENTER]R[/LEFT]]

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    Pictures?
    Quote Originally Posted by cc700 View Post
    i jam my thumbs up and back into the tubes. this way i can point my fingers straight out in front to split the wind and attain an even more aero profile, and the usual fixed gear - zen - connectedness feeling through the drivetrain is multiplied ten fold because my thumbs become one with the tubing.
    A group for all Dawes Galaxy owners to give and recieve information about them
    http://flickr.com/groups/dawes_galaxy/

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