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    Student of Hybrid Gearing BluesDaddy's Avatar
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    Softride Beam kit

    What would I get if I parted this out? Trying to decide if I should snag this from a pawn shop. 1995-ish Trek 930 with a Softride beam added and a Softride suspension stem. The beam seems to be in great shape aside from a little rust on the mounting hardware. The stem won't move but probably just needs a clean and lube job. The bike is nothing special, just a worn STX group.

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    Bianchi Goddess Bianchigirll's Avatar
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    part out the whole bike or just the goofy beam? those were nice bikes in the day. unless you can recoup your investment selling the bike whole, sans beam, I would stay away
    Bianchis '87 Sport SX, '90 Proto (2), '91 Boarala 'cross, '93 Project 3, '88 Trofeo, '86 Volpe, '89 Axis, '79 Mixte, '99 Mega Pro XL Ti, '97 Ti Megatube, , '90 something Vento 603,

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    Student of Hybrid Gearing BluesDaddy's Avatar
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    I see your point. Wasn't sure if it was a cult item or not.

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    I don't know, you might get something decent for it, here's just the stem that went on ebay for $50. http://cgi.ebay.ca/Vintage-Softride-...item20b8e522f6



    More completed listings: http://completed.shop.ebay.com/i.htm..._ipg=50&_rdc=1

    They are pretty neat and I would want it if it was cheap enough but I have a thing for my teenage years dream bike parts lol.
    I prefer Eau de Tri-flow. Seriously, that shiz smells good!

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    How does that not buckle the top tube?
    Looking for Quick release for a BR-6208 Cotter pin press

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    Quote Originally Posted by tugrul View Post
    How does that not buckle the top tube?
    Because the weight is distributed. It's science!
    I prefer Eau de Tri-flow. Seriously, that shiz smells good!

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    Kind of hard to see but there is a triangulated brace attached to the down tube. Also comes with a nice plug to finish off the seat tube.

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