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Gazelle & Flip-Flop hub

Old 08-10-06, 06:36 AM
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Gazelle & Flip-Flop hub

Just picked up an early 70's Gazelle (Holland) road bike from a friend.
It's not in pristine condition but when I got it home and started looking it over I noticed the stock rear wheel had a Flip-Flop hub.
Yea, I'll be relacing that with a nice vintage rim I have laying around.
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Old 08-10-06, 07:34 AM
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My beater is an old Gazelle conversion with a couple coats of krylon. Truth be told it's an ugly gaspipe bike-boom frame, but I get the feeling it will never be stolen.
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Old 08-10-06, 09:35 AM
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Yea, I never thought it would be a great bike.
I was just pleasantly surprised it had a FF R-hub.
I'll probably convert it and give it to a friend in need.
Is the bb standard thread btw?
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It should be illegal to talk about cool bikes without providing a picture.
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Just picked up the bike last night.
I'll get the pics posted soon.
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