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Old 12-20-07, 03:09 AM   #1
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Hello from Orlando, Florida


I've just gotten into biking in the past month with the purchase of a 1979 Schwinn Continental II. Performed in Alleycat race and other various activities in my community and I'm having a blast! I was never really interested in bikes until recently and now I hae bike fever! I Don't really know too much about repairs or what to buy and what not to buy so I hopefully you guys can help me out if I run into any trouble : )

p.s. I've been looking at this bike as a christmas present to myself

What do you guys think?
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Old 12-20-07, 04:29 AM   #2
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Hello from Juno Beach !

The Fuji looks like tEh sHiZzLe !!!
Make sure you check out Classic and Vintage for Schwinn fun and hilarity .......

Id love to fixie but I dont think I could in the West Palm area.
Too much stop and start for an 80" gear
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Old 12-20-07, 08:13 AM   #3
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Hi jabikuta, the Fuji wouldn't be bad, but I think there's better bikes out there. Depends on how handy you are at fixing things...

Take some photos of the Schwinn, and as Lem said, come on over to C & V. We can talk you through the purchase of an older bike, too, if you'd like.

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Old 12-20-07, 10:13 AM   #4
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Hi from winter park!
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