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    Junior Member Jackie Treehorn's Avatar
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    Weird part on an old bike

    Hey all,

    I took an old Schwinn LeTour from my friend's dad to flip. While I was fixing everything up to sell I found these weird parts attached to the top tube (image below). They weren't fastened to anything in particular; just hanging loose, one on each end of the tube. Anyone know what these are, what they do, and if I should bother leaving them on the bike?

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    Clamp on pump pegs. You mount a frame pump between them.

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    Junior Member Jackie Treehorn's Avatar
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    And now I know. I'll leave them off then. Thanks!
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    Those look like well made ones. Don't throw them out someone building a retro or classic bike might want them.
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    Don't toss those. Metal not plastic pegs. Put'em on Classic & vintage
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    Quite the pegs you got there, man. Completely unspoiled.
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    Wow, havent seen one of those in a while Ebay?

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