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Old 05-28-07, 09:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Bikedued
That Schwinn literally looks like it rolled off the assembly line that way! Very nice conversion. Not my personal choice of bars, but it's a beautiful bike!! Nicely done!,,,,BD
Thanks! Admittedly the handlebars are from a cannibalized Adams Trail-A-Bike and are a little cramped. I was just anxious to get the bike together and they were available. I am going to buy a more suitable handlebar for it eventually, something wider and maybe a slightly higher reach.

I should add that I painted the fenders, stem and brake lever bodies at work with a spray gun (I'm an industrial spray painter by trade) and I mixed the color to match the frame using a couple of different blues. It's not a perfect match but close enough! Fenders are off a junk '67 C-Itoh (I think) women's frame 3-speed.

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