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Old 01-14-22, 08:17 PM
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I bought a Raleigh International a few years ago, didn't notice that the fixed and adjustable cups were on the wrong side. How that happened is beyond me, but obviously I wanted to remove them. I used an angle grinder to carefully make some flats on both sides of the adjustable cup, filed them down square, and clamped it on my big vise. I was able to unscrew it. The fixed cup came out the same way, since it already had flats on it.
If someone tells you that you have enough bicycles and you don't need any more, stop talking to them. You don't need that kind of negativity in your life.
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