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Old 08-04-08, 07:51 AM   #1
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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
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SELLE ROYAL
ITALY[/CENTE[/CENTER]R[/LEFT]]
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Old 08-04-08, 07:56 AM   #2
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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
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Old 08-04-08, 08:08 AM   #3
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Somehow my photos didn't get uploaded. See links

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