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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 05-18-05, 09:48 PM   #1
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My new "classy" cruiser

here she is, got her for free
i wanted to know if anyone had an extra saddle sitting around, because this one kina sucks



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Old 05-18-05, 09:49 PM   #2
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hub polishers!
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Old 05-18-05, 09:51 PM   #3
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yeah boiiii.
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Old 05-18-05, 10:36 PM   #4
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what kind of seat should i get?
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Old 05-18-05, 11:54 PM   #5
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Really sweet ride. But let's get down to the important part: What coaster brake?????? ;-)

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you gonna take that off some sweet jumps?
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i LOVE the chainring!
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Classy is the word...
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you gonna take that off some sweet jumps?
its a sledge hammer
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What's the rubber thingie by the rear hub?
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its actually leather. Its a hub polisher. A lot of older bikes had them. Its just a leather loop that is looped over the hub. The Leather rubs against the hub constantly and keeps them polished like new...

I had an old bike of my mom's from the 60's that I dug out of my parents' basement last year..The hubs were as shiny as new Phil Woods...
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Old 05-19-05, 08:06 AM   #12
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I grew up on a bike very much like that one.
It went anywhere, never failed. Tires lasted forever.
Hmmm.....I forget why I'm not riding it today.
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i have six of those chain rings on my wall...

good times...
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See if the lbs has some takeoffs . I personally would get a better sprung saddle but would not go with an unsprung.
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