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Old 12-30-2012, 03:38 PM
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Default Re: Tank frame bicycles

Originally Posted by biknut View Post
Tankers, I like that Pat. I'm not sure why they're called three bar frames. Isn't there only two bars?
Your first picture of the Schwinn Panther is called a three bar frame because it has a top tube, middle tube, then the down tube in the front frame triangle. Also called a straightbar frame as the center tube just below the tank is straight. The Schwinn DX frame middle tube is curved.
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