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I can't believe I bought a gas pipe bike... Suburban

Old 06-29-12, 01:34 AM
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I can't believe I bought a gas pipe bike... Suburban

I was doing my normal rounds at my local thrift shop and I saw this bike. The price was a no-brainer and the condition is almost excellent.

I had a similar bike in college but it was a single speed with a coaster brake and had a basket. Took that bike everywhere on campus, down steps, etc... We called it the ET bike.

Anyway, my latest addition:

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Old 06-29-12, 01:39 AM
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Looks like a nice one, and I like the color. I had a coppertone suburban once, it had a nice, smooth, Cadillac type ride to it.
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Looks to be original and in good shape while very common it is rare to find one with original with fenders and chain guard in good shape. Looks like a great thrift shop find. The really nice vintage rack is likely worth almost as much as you paid for the bike.
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Whats wrong with that,looks like a fine bike
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Might be heavy, but probably has a high smile per dollar ratio. My gaspipe schwinleigh certainly does.
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I love gas pipe Schwinn's. They ride great.
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