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Old 10-01-16, 07:01 PM
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Hello from a new cyclist

I got into cycling early this year when I revamped a 1990 Schwinn LeTour my father gave me. About five years ago I blew out a tyre and decided to just take the whole thing apart because its paint was in bad shape. I finally got sick of seeing it in a parts bin this spring and got the frame powdercoated, took apart all the drivetrain and brakes and deep cleaned them, regreased, and built it right back up.

Ever since I had replaced a few parts here and there, and learned a lot about how to ride. Next year I plan on taking on a century. I also bought a Collegiate a month ago to work on over the winter.

Well with that out of the way it's nice to meet you!
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Welcome to Bike Forums. Whenever I have a flat tire (never had a blowout) I just replace the tube. I'm not ambitious enough to rebuild the whole bike.
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Oh here are pictures of the bikes. Although Le Tours I believe only came in red of this year I wanted white.
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