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Old 04-12-19, 09:20 AM
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Originally Posted by Darth Lefty View Post
If you walked into a bike shop in the mid 70ís-early 80ís and asked for just a bike that didnít cost too much, you rode away on something like that World Sport.

The 564 is a racing and training bike from the years just before carbon fiber took over
Yep. I think the WS was the entry level road bike. It had stem shifters, suicide brake levers, and foam pipe insulation style bar covers. I tried to make mine as racy as possible by wrapping the bars with cello tape and putting clips and straps on the rat-trap pedals.
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