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Old 04-27-05, 02:25 PM
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Completely rusted

There's a Gitane in the n'hood for free - cottered cranks are literally the most rusted object I have ever seen, and the rest of the bike is not far behind.

Still - the bike nut in me says if it's still there on my way home, I should get it....

Nothing but trouble, this obsession.
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Originally Posted by colinm
There's a Gitane in the n'hood for free - cottered cranks are literally the most rusted object I have ever seen, and the rest of the bike is not far behind.

Still - the bike nut in me says if it's still there on my way home, I should get it....

Nothing but trouble, this obsession.
Sometimes a sandpaper sponge will take off the rust. You may be surprised how easily it comes off.
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Old 04-27-05, 03:01 PM
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I see a BB in my future that will never be opened. This is my fear...

We shall see.
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Old 04-27-05, 03:47 PM
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No guts... no glory.

Go for it!
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at least get me a picture for historical purposes.
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...it was gone. Now I'm slightly bummed.

It had stamped drops, suicide levers, that's all I remember.
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stamped drops - originate from the devil. don't be bummed.
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you may not want to do it, but you OWE it to the bike. are you my pal, mr. scholarship winner ?
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