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Old 01-10-09, 11:57 AM   #1
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Be careful what you wish for....

Look what the bike fairy brought! I've been wishing for one (along with a Columbia Commuter II) for about a year or so. Now I have 4 vintage folders. I figure about 300 bucks and 300 hours will make this a 3 dollar bike!




A little rusty in a few spots.....



Oh yeah I'll be keeping the plate, Its the best part!
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Old 01-10-09, 01:22 PM   #2
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What a beauty, will you give it a new live?
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Mmmm, you like a challenge, don't you? I'd like to see the end result.
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Mmmm, you like a challenge, don't you? I'd like to see the end result.
Yeah, me too! Looks like it could be a pretty cool bike, though.
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Well, so far I've put in the 300 bucks. New rims, spokes, a SA 3 speed hub w/coaster brake. Shifter and cable, front brake, boingy boingy seatpost, chain, handlebars and grips, tires, sandblasting and (soon) paint. Only about 30 hours of labor and I do that at work. (I get paid to sit in a box on a snowcovered hill and answer phones).
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Old 02-03-09, 07:54 PM   #6
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Just got 2 more Sears Tote Cycles. Gold three speeds. Pretty good shape too. When it rains, it pours!
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