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was jsut given an old tandem- any info on it would be great, columbia 500?

Old 11-05-09, 11:50 AM
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was just given an old tandem- any info on it would be great, columbia 500?

hey all, i was just given another old tandem as a gift, pictures area attached below. I'd like to know any info on it or where i can find more info. all i know now is it's old, heavy, and used to be yellow.

any more info would be helpful, i have no idea of it's value or anything, or if any of the parts on it are original, i assume it originally came with 26 inch road tires not the knobby mtb ones on there now.






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Old 11-05-09, 05:35 PM
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Can't really give you any info.
However, it looks like a good winter project.
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The best initial info I could give you on short notice is; don't let it get anywhere close to that white couch.

Most beginner, and many experienced, stokers have a strong aversion to grease stains.

An old tandem in my stoker's livingroom would , & never mind that there's nothing white there, would immediately raise her threat level to Defcon 1, unless there was some higher danger alert available.

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Old 11-05-09, 07:26 PM
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haha duly noted. luck for me i'm the cleaner one. I'm going to clean this one up and then it's going to my parents, it's more suited for the flat country roads around their house in NW PA than here in baltimore.
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