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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2012 9:00 pm 
King of the Skip Monkeys
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1977?



Ride it as much as you can.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2012 10:44 pm 
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I've got the original wheel and tire set with Phil hubs, Uniroyal Nobbys, and Regina Freewheel. LGF-it was built in '77-78.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2012 10:58 pm 
retrobike rider / Gold Trader
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:shock: :D


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2012 11:20 pm 
BoTY & PoTM Winner
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Location: KEEPING THEM SAFE FROM HARM, ANYWAY I CAN....!
Thank you for sharing this.....! The Ultimate. for me the first Mountain bike.

And please thank the man for picking up the torch all those years ago.....

if not for men like this, where would we all be.

Respect.

Carl.


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 4:14 am 
rBoTM Winner
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Yep, that's some hot stuff right there. Can't wait for the completed pics.

Are these "before" pics? Looks like it got to you in good condition. Or have you done a bunch of work to get it to that state?


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 5:14 am 
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Those are "during" pics. with the Gruppo and wheels just cleaned up, nothing original is worn out at all, kinda a low time rider that's been in storage for many years--


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 2:16 pm 
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So when are you welding the disk tab on and fitting the Rebas?

(Sorry, most humourous thing I could come up with from my pool of drool). :)


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 2:25 pm 
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This is one bike that has earned its place in the sun, preferably preserved for eternity rather than hammered down singletrack.

As sweet as it gets.


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 11:06 pm 
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Back on it's wheels now-


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 11:27 pm 
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider
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looks great and those wheels are a real treat, the rubber did look a bit perished?


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