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Old 08-15-09, 09:11 AM   #1
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Scwinn Sportabout - leave the rack??

I obtained one of these through a bulk bike buy.
I have no interest in restoring it since I have too many other projects.
I am willing to give the bike away, BUT
it has a rack on the back. I want to put the rack on one of my other bikes, but don't want to kill someone else's chance to restore the bike.
Are these factory?
Should I leave it for whoever gets the bike next, if so I need to the $$ to get another rack like it.
What do you experts know about this.
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Old 08-15-09, 09:35 AM   #2
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Should I leave it for whoever gets the bike next, if so I need to the $$ to get another rack like it.
What do you experts know about this.
The stock Sportabout didn't have a rack. Keep the rack with a clear conscience.

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Old 08-15-09, 11:23 AM   #3
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Thanks so much! Great information, but alas, it was too small for the other bike.
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Old 08-15-09, 12:02 PM   #4
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Looking at the catalog picture, you'd never think that bike weighed 39 lbs.
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Looking at the catalog picture, you'd never think that bike weighed 39 lbs.
Just as well since they wanted to sell them!
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I modified the rack and it works great now.
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