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Old 06-22-11, 10:06 AM   #1
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What is this called/Where can I get one!?

It's the little black thing on the bottom tube, I believe it was to hold the tire straight when you wanted to lean your bike against a wall or something. Anyway, my girlfriend's broke on hers and she used it all the time. Trying to track one down but not a clue where to begin....

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Old 06-22-11, 10:08 AM   #2
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Rhode Gear Flikstand. A member here has several for sale in the FS section

There is also a velo orange product that could serve a similar purpose.
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That's a really pretty '78 LeTour III in my favorite color....with a Flickstand.
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Old 06-22-11, 10:19 AM   #4
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That's a really pretty '78 LeTour III in my favorite color....with a Flickstand.
I know, right? My girlfriend's is the same bike (or at least i'm almost 100% sure) in a dark blue. We had to do a little searching because for some reason the model sticker has been pealed off or something.
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Old 06-22-11, 05:09 PM   #5
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Rhode Gear Flikstand. A member here has several for sale in the FS section

There is also a velo orange product that could serve a similar purpose.
I bought two and they don't fit any of my bikes. The tire is too close to the downtube.

The VO wheel stabilizer serves a completely different purpose.
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Old 06-22-11, 06:07 PM   #6
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I bought two and they don't fit any of my bikes. The tire is too close to the downtube.

The VO wheel stabilizer serves a completely different purpose.
Yeah, that's why i dropped in the 'could' and 'similar'. It'll never quite be the same.
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Old 06-22-11, 06:27 PM   #7
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I was about to say that your GF was one tall woman...
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Is this what you are looking for?
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Is this what you are looking for?
No, he's looking for a Rhode Gear Flickstand.
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One just sold for $33.00 on ebay.
http://cgi.ebay.com/Vintage-Rhode-Ge...item43a7c3f346
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$15 dollars in the C&V For Sale area I think. Let me see if I can find the thread (I bought one; it shipped quickly and works great.)

EDIT: Two sources over in C&V Sales forum: bigbossman, and sirpoopalot. They're both good to deal with. I got mine from sirpoopalot. I see you found them. Note that in sirpoopalot's first posts, he requests you email him (the email is there in the first post) so you don't have to rely on PMing him. Send him and email; I bet he still has one or two if you still need it.
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I bought two and they don't fit any of my bikes. The tire is too close to the downtube.

The VO wheel stabilizer serves a completely different purpose.
They're easy to adapt with a good pair of sidecutters and pliers.
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Old 06-23-11, 12:41 AM   #13
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I was about to say that your GF was one tall woman...
haha Well the frame isn't THAT large....
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I still have a few for oversized tubing in the for sale thread also.

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I know, right? My girlfriend's is the same bike (or at least i'm almost 100% sure) in a dark blue. We had to do a little searching because for some reason the model sticker has been pealed off or something.
Very common for the stickers to come off of them (in my experience). I don't know if they were the water transfer type or what. They came off of mine too.
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Very common for the stickers to come off of them (in my experience). I don't know if they were the water transfer type or what. They came off of mine too.
My '84 Letour Luxe has lost all it's decals too.
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