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Old 12-18-18, 06:11 PM
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Bikes: 1977 Schwinn Super Le Tour 12.2 Chrome, 1981 Trek 716, 1986 Schwinn Passage Single Speed, 2010 Banshee Paradox, Velo Orange Polyvalent MKIII

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Originally Posted by greg3rd48 View Post
@abshipp Great looking 12.2! That beauty deserves to be sullied every once in a while. A red one passed through my possession a few years back when I had little time for another project so I passed it on. I wish that I had cleaned it up and kept it.
It's a sweet little bike, and I quite enjoyed getting it dirty!

It still has its original brake housing which say the least. So the brakes are more of a suggestion than anything, which made steep descents on sloppy gravel pretty exciting!

I'm planning on putting new compressionless housing this winter, which should make a nice improvement.
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