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Old 12-21-11, 03:49 PM   #1
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Ooooo. A cute little black bike in the trash.

Here it is, rescued...maybe.



Read about it here...

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...6#post13626176
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Old 12-21-11, 04:58 PM   #2
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Nice find!
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Old 12-21-11, 05:07 PM   #3
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How come stuff like this never happens to me?
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Old 12-21-11, 06:34 PM   #4
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Here it is, rescued...maybe.



Read about it here...

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...6#post13626176

Well, I can see why they threw it out. How can you ride a bike without pedals? The thing is WORTHLESS!
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Old 12-21-11, 07:18 PM   #5
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Be advised that Carbolite tubing is not carbon fiber.
You might should consider lubing the chain maybe.
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Old 12-21-11, 07:51 PM   #6
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Obviously I need to move to a trashier neighborhood!!

Cool!
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Old 12-22-11, 05:22 PM   #7
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Well, I can see why they threw it out. How can you ride a bike without pedals? The thing is WORTHLESS!
I'll give you 10 bucks for it.
Nice find!
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Old 12-22-11, 06:06 PM   #8
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Not to be a downer but you might want to give the local PD a call to make sure that it isn't stolen. Awful nice bike to be just thrown in the trash.

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Old 12-22-11, 06:13 PM   #9
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Excellent fine! Late 70s - early 80s, maybe?

I believe you have just found your winter project.
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