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Schwinn Sprint from the garbage
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Here is the other bike I found
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#2
Man, I need to cruise through your neighborhood if this is the kind of stuff people are tossing out!
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#3
Yeah, it was a good day of dumpster diving
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#4
Yea sounds like a CO-OP ride to Florida Big Grin lol! Awesome find!
Good maintenance to your Bike, can make it like the wheels are, true and smooth!
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#5
Hi Bill I'm jealous. You guys in the US just seem to be 'finding bikes' - amazing or what. I spend my time looking into people's back and front yards in my travels around London but no such luck here because I think people in England are very aware of 'the bike thing' because its so highly promoted here with lots of charity rides and something they call the Sky Ride which takes place in just about every major city centre. I lived in Brooklyn from 1983 to 1991 maybe I better move back, I might have a bit of luck there.
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Hint: Look in the places that are not widely accessed Wink .
Good maintenance to your Bike, can make it like the wheels are, true and smooth!
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#7
I finally got time to work on this bike. I stripped it and rebuilt it. Left the original paint. New tires & tubes, New saddle, chain, bar tape, cables and housings for both brakes and shifters, and some new brake pads. The Saddle, bar tape and housings were white so it looked really nice. I sold it to a local college girl who loved it. I love saving these bikes and releasing them back into the world.
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You get any pics of it finished? Also I feel the same Jordan Smile
Good maintenance to your Bike, can make it like the wheels are, true and smooth!
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Big mistake, I didn't snap any. I literally did the whole project in like 3 hours and had it sold the same day. I might email the girl to get a photo from her.
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