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Old 12-30-06, 02:21 PM   #1
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Red Fuji Folder

I got this classic Fuji folder for $50 in October for my son so we could ride together. The crank was loose so I serviced the BB, wheels, and brakes today. It's 15 speed (3 x 5) Shimano group and freewheel.
It doesn't have much wear other than some rust on the brake lever adjustment screws. I replaced the original seat and folding platform pedals. The rear flatted immediately (tube failure at stem).

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Nice job.

Did you find it on Craigslist?
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Nice job.

Did you find it on Craigslist?
Yes, the seller kept it in his pickup truck so he could bail when the truck broke.
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How does it look folded?
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How does it look folded?
I'll have to take another picture. You can see the pivot point - the front part of the tirangle just ahead of the saddle. The bike folds in half with the front wheel swinging around to meet the rear. The handlebar has a quick release and swings 90 degrees to parallel the top bar. It had platform pedals that fold upward.
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