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Old 12-04-07, 09:47 AM
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cheap do it yourself cycle truck from India

Check out this cycle truck! Cheap, but ...




Yes, you're eyes aren't fooling you, you have to lace up the wheels yourself!

http://cgi.ebay.com/Delivery-Low-Gra...QQcmdZViewItem
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lol "not made to moden quality standards"

oh them silly indians
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they probably use such equiptment to carry about a ton of bricks. Gotta give it to the Indians. / This week . Our family was delayed by Excessive American outsourcing twice. Friend had a booklet printed at Kinko's. Kinko's sends much of their work to India we were told. Reason for a week's delay. Also, the Likes of K Mart no longer process film. We were also told photo's are developed overseas. how can that be. ?That is what we were told. Some local drug stores tell its now a two week minimum wait to develop film. Must be sent some where. ? Cant be just across town. / Can't Americans do anything.

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... Can't Americans do anything.
We can burn up lots of gasoline !!!!!
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Check his Craigslist ad first- see my "English Roadster Replica" post in the classics forum.

Schwinn made a "Cycle Truck" that was like this, but with a wire basket. Raleigh made a "Low Gravity" bicycle like this. It is intended to have a large wicker basket in that frame, and I think there's a complete bike on ebay right now. Worksman makes a "Low Gravity" bike that is similar to the Cycle Truck.
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http://cgi.ebay.com/SCHWINN-CYCLE-TR...ayphotohosting

http://cgi.ebay.com/Roadmaster-Cycle...em180187198067

Here's a couple of current ads. THey had an Australian Coke cycle recently on Ebay, and two other Schwinn Cycle Trucks that I've seen. The Coke cycle and one of the Schinn's were well restore and went for a good bit of money; the other Cycle Truck went for around $300.

Somewhere in my searching, I ran across a custom basket maker that will make you a basket to fit the Low Gravity cycles. And on Ebay, somebody's had the baskets for Cycle Trucks available.
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Check out this cycle truck! Cheap, but ...Yes, you're eyes aren't fooling you, you have to lace up the wheels yourself! ...
Now that there's a kit. If the parts were unpainted it would be complete!

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Seriously though, Yellowjersey sells a few India bikes and one matter they warn about is you do get odd parts sizes with these sorts of bikes (out of India). They do not always use the most modern style of pieces that even cheap Chinese bikes use, so you do often see "vintage" odd bearings, thread/wrench sizes and the like.
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I believe the Yellow Jersey site mentions Whitworth threads/ nuts, for example.

Note that these are Arpan, not Eastman, so it's a different manufacturer- no idea how they compare.
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