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Old 12-27-07, 04:13 PM   #1
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Dang It!!!!!!


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Old 12-27-07, 04:18 PM   #2
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Ouch! I hope that didn't result in an injury! When I was a youngin' and a bmx fanatic I had a neck snap when I landed on the otherside of a triple. I ate dirt and knocked myself clean out!
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Old 12-27-07, 04:32 PM   #3
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I didn't wipe out, I did a few miles before that though (I HATE UNDERSTEER) I was just pulling a wheelie when BAM, it broke, luckily, I have lightning fast reflexes and recovered fast enough to prevent a crash
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It hurts just looking at that!

Glad to hear that you made it through that without injury .

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Old 12-27-07, 09:46 PM   #5
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Oh ya.........Need a new neck? I have a wald one that is virtually new (and free to you) that I will never use. PM me if so.
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Old 12-29-07, 09:54 AM   #6
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I'll be looking for several since this was my sisters and now I have to buy her one for her Free Spirit
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do note that that stem (gooseneck) is not a Schwinn part, Schwinn's were cast.

Boy I like my Schwinn bike, Schwinn is the finest bike.
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Old 12-29-07, 12:17 PM   #8
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do note that that stem (gooseneck) is not a Schwinn part, Schwinn's were cast.

What do you mean?
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Old 12-29-07, 12:24 PM   #9
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What do you mean?
He means that the original Schwinn stem was a solid steel unit. (ie; cast steel)
The one you broke is hollow, made from bent sheetmetal.

Usually, a stem failure like you have pictured, results in a fatal event.
Glad that you survived this one!
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thats painful just looking at it
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i think you need a smidge of jb weld there.
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Old 12-30-07, 11:04 AM   #12
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He means that the original Schwinn stem was a solid steel unit. (ie; cast steel)
The one you broke is hollow, made from bent sheetmetal.

Usually, a stem failure like you have pictured, results in a fatal event.
Glad that you survived this one!
Yeah, that wasn't the original one, I broke the original one trying to take it off to put new forks on (I couldn't remove the old forks either)
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