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Day 6. 30 Days of Riding

Let us now praise fenders. It is not, necessarily, that you ride through downpours, thunderstorms, cloudbursts, raindrops and other airborne hydrological catastrophes. (Though it is not enough to experience these phenomena via the Weather Channel, much as you wish Stephanie … Continue reading

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Rough roller: 1964 Schwinn Corvette returned to service

Economically, you can consider the Schwinn’s new seat post to be the first of several mistakes. Because there’s no way it makes any sense to return this bike to the road. Continue reading

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Pulling a Corvette out of the basement

Maybe I should be more specific. It’s a Schwinn Corvette. According to the web, Schwinn made this middleweight model–in coaster brake, two-speed, three-speed and, for a short time, five-speed derailleur-equipped versions–between 1954 and 1964. Erik Reader found this one in … Continue reading

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