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    Thanks for not giving in to temptation! :D...

    Thanks for not giving in to temptation! :D :thumb: I almost pulled the trigger on it when he had it listed before but held off. When he relisted at the lower price I took a gamble and just bid the...
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    I paid too much but I wanted it.

    1984 Schwinn Tempo frameset off eBay. Has some scrapes but no dents or rust, paint is shiny and the headset and bottom bracket are in great shape. Have gently used mid-90's RSX triple crankset,...
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    Once you have them in hand it's a lot less...

    Once you have them in hand it's a lot less "curiouser". ;) See the black bushing where the "stub:" was? You have to remove it too.

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    Loosen the allen screws and remove the aluminum...

    Loosen the allen screws and remove the aluminum "stub" the mirrors are clamped to and then just clamp them over your handlebars. The stub is to allow them to be inserted into the end of motorcycle...
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    I have since switched to this version that folds...

    I have since switched to this version that folds out of the way.........

    Pair Motorcycle CNC Aluminum Rearview Mirror Handle Bar End Black Side Mirror | eBay

    Just remove the piece that goes...
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    I also have them on 2 bikes and love them. I use...

    I also have them on 2 bikes and love them. I use the NASHBAR bars and haven't detected any flex.



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  7. I'll second that.

    I'll second that.
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    Most automotive paint stores can scan the actual...

    Most automotive paint stores can scan the actual paint on your bike and mix up touch up paint for you that will match the existing paint. They can put it in a small brush bottle, aerosol can or a can...
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    Thanks for the info, it looks close enough to...

    Thanks for the info, it looks close enough to Seafoam Green that I can probably use the Seafoam to get the desired results. I wouldn't mind having an all original '72 that color to go with my '83...
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    I don't recall ever seeing a Schwinn this color,...

    I don't recall ever seeing a Schwinn this color, it's close to what Chevrolet called Seafoam Green back in the 50's and 60's. One of my favorite colors on vintage vehicles, my '55 Studebaker was that...
  11. You won't get rid of the smell any time soon, I...

    You won't get rid of the smell any time soon, I won't even use engine degreaser in my attached garage because it stinks up the house. Try Simple Green to clean the floor, hopefully the degreaser...
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    Keepin' it real........

    Love it. :lol:

    WTF? a 2014 RL MX20 costs only $239. Idiot.

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    Here is what he's referring to....

    2012 redline mx20 sell or trade
  13. Can't answer about cycling and Parkinson's but my...

    Can't answer about cycling and Parkinson's but my father, his father, his paternal grandmother and an uncle on his mother's side all had Parkinson's. So far all my siblings and I are free from any...
  14. Hi Tom. Cool bikes, I like to know the "lineage"...

    Hi Tom. Cool bikes, I like to know the "lineage" of my bikes as much as possible too, I'm kind of a detail freak when it comes to machinery. I was into vintage cars for many years and could tell you...
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    Those can also be used to adapt a 25.4 quill stem...

    Those can also be used to adapt a 25.4 quill stem to 1-1/8" threadless stem. I have one on my beater bike and in that capacity it is rock solid. I don't think I could bring myself to trust it to...
  16. I'll second that. Whenever I buy a used bike I...

    I'll second that. Whenever I buy a used bike I almost always end up replacing at least the seat, pedals and grips to something I prefer. I've also replaced a few seatposts to get that extra inch or...
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    It was even harder to try and describe! ;)

    It was even harder to try and describe! ;)
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    Thanks guys, some great suggestions. Have had...

    Thanks guys, some great suggestions. Have had them too long now to return them and I'm too stubborn to give up on them. Since I'm supposed to ride them at low pressure for 25 miles on pavement to...
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    Twisted tires.

    Picked up a pair of Schwalbe studded tires late last Winter and mounted them this Spring. They came twisted like pretzels and tied in place like every other tire I've purchased in the past several...
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    Amen.

    Amen.
  21. I just double knot mine, shortens them up so they...

    I just double knot mine, shortens them up so they can't reach the chainwheels and keeps them from coming untied.
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    Obviously it wasn't going to the dump but my...

    Obviously it wasn't going to the dump but my latest acquisition, a 1983 FUJI Espree.

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  23. I have one of those "too bright" CREE lights but...

    I have one of those "too bright" CREE lights but it has a low and high beam and a strobe setting. Where I ride there are few pedestrians after dark, NO other cyclists and when I do meet a car I can...
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    Have you looked at trekking bars? I have them on...

    Have you looked at trekking bars? I have them on my hybrid and my beater and I love them for those applications. Here are the bars on my hybrid:

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  25. Nah, this one was built purely for function, it's...

    Nah, this one was built purely for function, it's going to get wet, muddy, snowed on and who knows what else. Now if it was one of my other bikes that would be a different story. Besides, it brings...
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