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Old 10-20-04, 10:57 AM
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Originally Posted by jharte
Years ago someone made a thing called a tire saver that did the same thing. This 'tire saver' was a small spring steel wire that was attached to the fork fender bolt and was contoured around the tire. Same purpose.
An old tourist trick was to take an old, tired spoke and bend it into a triangle with a curved side. The curved side drags lightly over the tread of the tire, and the opposite corner is wrapped around the brake bolt. I haven't seen anyone do it in years. It's a little fussy getting it to work along with fenders.
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