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Old 07-29-09, 10:54 PM
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Free Spirit

From all the threads i posted i guess that im gonna use my money to fix up my free spirit at1800 instead of buying some walmart bike. Good decision?
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Old 07-29-09, 11:13 PM
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I'm probably not to objective in this matter as I hate WalMart. But that's certainly one good option to look into. If you go look at the other thread of yours on WalMart bikes, I left you some clues in it. So tell us more about your Free Spirit. Some of them were very capable machines. And post some photo's too - if you can.

At very least you're looking at a full tune-up for the bicycle. And we can likely talk you through, and link you to, how to accomplish this yourself.
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Old 07-29-09, 11:33 PM
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My sister had a Free Spirit back in the 70s. She beat the crap out of that thing and it just kept going. It was like a Timex (you're too young to remember the Timex commercials-- "It takes a lickin and keeps on tickin").

Good luck, keep us posted and feel free to post any questions about getting it up and ridable.
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Throw some chain lube on, put air in the tires, tighten up all the nuts and bolts. And there you go. Id' rather have a old free spirit bike then a new department store bike any day. Plus its going to be eaiser to work on.

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Old 07-30-09, 10:40 AM
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Was that the bike with the pedal falling off? Good luck.
If you do buy a bike, and don't have much cash, buy something simple.
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