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Recycling Old Parts
#1
Just read this on instructibles and wanted to share..... http://www.instructables.com/id/10-of-1000-Uses-for-Old-Bicycle-Tubes/
Good maintenance to your Bike, can make it like the wheels are, true and smooth!
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#2
Bill, I have a belt with a nice nickel plated buckle made from one of my tubulars. The people that make them are very clever and I have worn it for 6 months with no problems. The added plus is that the rubber in the belt holds pants better!
Cycle the streets of Bristol!
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#3
Wow that's so cool! I'd imagine that the rubber would be better Smile
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#4
Old inners are perfect for wrapping round your chain stays....

Stocks damage from a chain bouncing around....
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#5
Very nice Smile
Good maintenance to your Bike, can make it like the wheels are, true and smooth!
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#6
Alternatively, use a puncture repair kit and continue to use them as inner tubes. Tongue
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#7
I wanted to add that if they are beyond repair lol.
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