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Old 08-24-2012, 01:01 AM
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Hey Shellshop, that's a pretty nice bike! I like the black with the red rims, offset by the natural-color leather seat. Very cool.
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Old 08-24-2012, 01:05 AM
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That like good exotic. I plan on using the clairmont for my next build.

Those are stock parts. The RED wheels and NATURAL seat. You guys are high-larious!
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Old 08-24-2012, 01:41 AM
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Did it monday, I think...took it out for a short ride. Hit 35mph....lovin' this NGK.

On Tuesday I took the second headgasket off that I had put on to help the stock 3point plug spark better. WOW!! Increased compression is amazing! The NGK really pepped it up with stock compression.
I had to lower it because the stock plug couldn't handle the pressure enough to spark right. Not so with the NGK.

Can you tell I love this plug?
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Old 08-24-2012, 03:09 AM
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Is it a Walmart bike, or a catalog bike? Where do you get it, then? Looks like a good candidate for motor build.

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That like good exotic. I plan on using the clairmont for my next build.

Those are stock parts. The RED wheels and NATURAL seat. You guys are high-larious!
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Old 08-24-2012, 03:13 AM
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Cheapskate you can get them at Walmart. Mine currently has 3 on the rack. My wife works there so......when you go on the scwhinn site it says the clairmont is exclusively sold at Walmart.
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Old 08-24-2012, 03:16 AM
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That's cool. The WM here sells bikes, but usually mtn and hybrids, some bc's out front but haven't seen that color scheme.
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Old 08-24-2012, 03:43 AM
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Check it out on Walmart.com. They can ship it to your store for free and it comes unassembled,which most of us prefer I assume.
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Old 08-24-2012, 05:14 AM
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I loved the look of the clairmont. I like the red rims and brown saddle. I am thinking the saddle needs a crash bar and some springs maybe springer forks what do you think? for now it's done except mounting the turn signals and dashboard. My next project is a ebike going off the grid with it. I just ordered a solar panel trickle charger for it. Just not sure what bike to use. The bike it's on weighs a ton and is ugly!
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Old 08-24-2012, 07:08 AM
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Yesterday I switched from a 44t sprocket to a 39.....Really helps for cruising..... I dont have a speedometer but it feels like a 3-4 mph gain at mid throttle....

I need about 1 extra peddle stroke for take off, but its a bike so peddling is allowed....

I'm glad I like it, had to shorten chain so putting 44 back on is not an option.....
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Old 08-24-2012, 08:35 AM
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I got the bike at Walmart for $165.00 being I have 18 bikes in my collection I feel it's a good bike for the price. Is it a great bike? No but it is better built than a lot of other new bikes out there. If I was going to ride it everyday and depend on it a my main means of transportation I would have bought a better bike. It will suit me fine for many years.
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