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  1. tinkerfinger

    Unexpected Duck rescue!

    Living in the lower calif desert, its just too hot to day ride, so I have been rideing at night. 110+ degrees this time of year. Yet we have a lot of golf courses here that attract wildlife to the area that would not usually be here,,, Like Ducks. Wall past midnight, and Im trying to work my way...
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    If Your New Motor Won't Start,

    if Your New Motor Wont Start Up, And You Have Tried Everything From Removing The Kill Switch, To Sacrifice Of A Virgin,, Try This Easy Trick From A Former Repair Guy. anyone Will Tell You, Once Its Broken In, It Will Start Right Up. The Reason Is Compression. Once The Piston Has Seated In The...
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    Kill switch repair. yellow button

    If your yellow button kill switch never worked, and you would like to kill your motor and save $$ on the down hill runs, Check out my repair. Getting it out is simple. I suggest removing wires with soldering gun to make this easier. The switch is a simple snap together. Just slip an exacto...
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    Just finished, grocery getter!

    This is a 1980 cruiser i just finished overhauling. It has electra rims with flame pattern tires, 3 speed nexus hub, new basket and seat. I sand blasted the parts before shooting 1978 vw mars red. Kept it basic. the more i looked, the less I wanted to add. Just tank sticker on paint. The color...
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    Just finished, grocery getter!

    I am having hard time with picture downloads. So i hopefully attached pictures. Clueless to this system. Anyway. this is a 1980 schwinn cruiser frame. stock bottom crank and bearings, cheepo springer front end in good shape that I got with bike, nexus 3 speed hub with electra rims and flame...
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    Long time wrencher, first time motor biker

    Howdy, I am a long time mechanic who builds everything from robots to autos, I raced BMX in the 80's successfully, but have not ridden a bike in 10yrs. I picked up an 80 schwinn cruiser on Craig's list, and media blasted it, painted it mars red. custom cut front and rear fenders. added basket...