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Old 11-02-21, 12:14 PM
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Right. It might be even more responsive if the fork was rotated 180⁰.
Just a thought.

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You mean so the dropouts are on top?
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Originally Posted by RubeRad
You mean so the dropouts are on top?
Um, not exactly.
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Originally Posted by TCollen
Um, not exactly.
Well if the rotation should leave the dropouts not all the way on top that's less than 180deg doi
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Posted out of respect for seller having two names I hadn't seen before to replace "Schwinn" (Swing and Shann)

Not a bad looking Traveller - but if he "payed" well over $400 for the bike......

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​​​​​​Swing Chicago racing bike
$150
Listed 10 weeks ago in Pigeon Forge, TN
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Shann Chicago racing bike needs a new chain itís a little rusty from sitting around the bike itself is in excellent condition hardly used !! My husband just isnít a fan of the bike need gone asap payed well over 400 for the bike
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Originally Posted by RubeRad
Well if the rotation should leave the dropouts not all the way on top that's less than 180deg doi
Back on Nov 02 JulesCW wrote that someone with an alllen key would be happy. He and I have been thinking the fork should be rotated 180⁰ horizontally. Apparently you thought I meant vertically. Sorry that I confused you.​​​​​
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This one looks a little flexy!!Anyone know anything about it?
https://vancouver.craigslist.org/van...399896634.html
Bike Friday Air Friday. They're actually pretty decent. Below is one in much better condition and spec.:
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Originally Posted by TCollen
Back on Nov 02 JulesCW wrote that someone with an alllen key would be happy. He and I have been thinking the fork should be rotated 180⁰ horizontally. Apparently you thought I meant vertically. Sorry that I confused you.​​​​​
I donít get it, have a diagram for that?
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Originally Posted by TCollen
Back on Nov 02 JulesCW wrote that someone with an alllen key would be happy. He and I have been thinking the fork should be rotated 180⁰ horizontally. Apparently you thought I meant vertically. Sorry that I confused you.​​​​​
jus bein wacky
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Originally Posted by RubeRad
jus bein wacky
Loses something when you have to explain it. Been there, lol.
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Originally Posted by danimal92sport
I donít get it, have a diagram for that?
I don't have a diagram but I thought of a visual which might work for you.

If a rider managed to hang onto the handlebar while doing an endover, the fork would rotate 180⁰ vertically with the dropouts then pointing skyward. But if instead the rider simply turned a corner, the fork would rotate horizontally with the tire never leaving the roadway.

The bicycle in question showed the handlebar in the correct position with the fork rotated 180⁰ backwards, actually touching the frame. So the buyer would need an allen key to remedy the problem (i.e., rotate the fork ​horizontally) before the bike could be ridden. ŅComprender?

Sheesh.

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Originally Posted by danimal92sport
I don’t get it, have a diagram for that?
my joke was, as if 'rotate the fork by 180 degrees' meant take it out and reinsert the steerer tube down into the headtube from above. That is, technically, a 180deg rotation.

But as already noted, if you have to explain it....

obviously not my best joke ever.
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Whew, thanks for clarifying. Sorry I didn't catch the humor; I actually thought you might be trolling me which I now see would be a big 'Duh!' on my part.

Anyhow, happy trails to you and Ride On.
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This is the ad you write after you drink paint
ESL or just speaking and spelling in tongues?

Ps. Seat may have been removed to paint but seat post wasn't, nor stem, nor shifters, nor tires. I'd guess stolen

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varabie speed sports car - $59 (chicago)

The photo is vary clear

    bicycle frame material: alloy
    bicycle type: cyclocross
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    make / manufacturer: USA
    model name / number: generaiiy
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    Only $500. Spelling and punctuation extra.
    "It still in good shape just my brother in law says it's to high the only thing wrong with it is the 1 break does not work other then that it's a good bike "

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    Since the RB-1 is worth more than the RB-2

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    In the same vein

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    "The front tire touches the part of the bike so itís hard to ride..."

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    For a nominal fee I can send instructions on how to fix that.
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    Originally Posted by P!N20

    Is that a "fluted" seat post???
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    I wonder if it whistles if you ride fast enough
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    Originally Posted by RubeRad
    I wonder if it whistles if you ride fast enough
    Breaking wind?
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    Originally Posted by P!N20
    Another oddity about the ad:
    Apparently this seatpost is in Maine, but only ships worldwide to everyone other than the US and Germany?
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    When you have more time than money or sense?


    I don't remember there being nuts on the outside of this crank...

    Those don't look like chainring bolts to me.

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