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    I'd keep the Schwinn and put the original parts...

    I'd keep the Schwinn and put the original parts back on it and I'm not a big fan of Schwinns. The newer bikes and components don't interest me.
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    I don't have a close up and my daughter has my...

    I don't have a close up and my daughter has my camera. you can almost see it in this shot. It's about 14 gauge copper ground wire. It goes with the copper-framed B17.
    ...
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    I wrap mine with copper wire and then shellac it...

    I wrap mine with copper wire and then shellac it instead of using twine. I don't use twine on my bicycles. Twine is just too Rivendellish for me. It's supposedly something that was popular "back in...
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    Audiokarma Home Audio Stereo Forums...

    Audiokarma Home Audio Stereo Forums

    GWTW Forum - Index
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    These with a very thin coat of shellac so they...

    These with a very thin coat of shellac so they stay clean.

    Miesha's Portuguese Tree Cork Grips (Pair) - Normal
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    Your Kendas have stronger sidewalls than...

    Your Kendas have stronger sidewalls than Gatorskins?
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    Really?

    Really?
  8. Thread: Ho Ho Ho

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    You need to do it again without the hash tags.

    You need to do it again without the hash tags.
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    All Nitto stems are forged and forgings are much...

    All Nitto stems are forged and forgings are much stronger than castings. The better Nitto stems are cold forged, which makes them stronger yet, because the grain follows the shape of the stem.
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    The brake cables would look better behind the...

    The brake cables would look better behind the bars like every other bike shown in this thread.
  11. You define a mixte as a bike with three down...

    You define a mixte as a bike with three down tubes?
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    I like it better than the foil.

    I like it better than the foil.
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    I meant that the cables should be routed behind...

    I meant that the cables should be routed behind the bars and the levers are too low.

    Those things bother me. Probably more than they should.

    It's a nice bike, whatever it is.
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    That's the first decent bike I've seen with the...

    That's the first decent bike I've seen with the Kabuki name on it.
  15. I've never had any luck fitting a seat post in a...

    I've never had any luck fitting a seat post in a down tube.
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    Mid seventies decals. Misplaced brake levers...

    Mid seventies decals.

    Misplaced brake levers and too short cables on the wrong side of the bars.
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    Simplex stem shifters ratchet? I must admit I've...

    Simplex stem shifters ratchet? I must admit I've never seen a set in person.
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    Does anybody remember Dr. Deltron? He said that...

    Does anybody remember Dr. Deltron? He said that he used 60# sand, but carefully.
  19. The diameter would be 28 millimeters. You can do...

    The diameter would be 28 millimeters. You can do the math to compute the circumference, but I can't imagine what you could do with it if you had it.
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    I don't like the foil original decals. I would be...

    I don't like the foil original decals. I would be tempted to use the later decals on mine if I ever got it painted.

    I do like what your dad did to the bike.

    That ding in the down tube is from...
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    Powder coat with paint accents.

    Powder coat with paint accents.
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    Reproductions of the original decals are...

    Reproductions of the original decals are available online from Greg Softley.

    CYCLOMONDO - Gitane Decals
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    My parents bought me a Puch Bergmeister in about...

    My parents bought me a Puch Bergmeister in about 1960. It was copper plated under transparent red paint. The result was beautiful, but the bike really didn't have much else going for it. The frame...
  24. Find a car that matches the color, look up the...

    Find a car that matches the color, look up the paint code online and order a 1/2 or 2 oz. bottle.

    Find Paint Code | Touch Up Paint | AutomotiveTouchup

    I found the code for a yellow (Mayfair...
  25. Radio Shack sells oil-filled syringes. The oil is...

    Radio Shack sells oil-filled syringes. The oil is for things like turntables and tape decks, so it may be a bit thin for hubs. They can easily be refilled, though.
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