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    Another mans trash is another mans treasure!

    So my son and I were riding down town today to the local car show and I seen a bike setting at the end of a driveway with a bunch of furniture. I went up and nocked on the door and said are you getting rid of the bicycle? The lady who answered the door said yes but I'm sure you don't want it the front rim is bent. The lady said it's free I just set it out there for anyone to have. So I threw it over my shoulder and never stopped pedaling until I got back home. LOL. The model is a m400. It needs a new front rim and the deralliuers adjusted. Not a very good picture it doesn't do the bike justice it don't have a scratch on it.



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    Great find! Can the front rim be straightened out or is it beyond repair?
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    killer deal!! Wish i came across something like that for free (in my size)

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    I think it's unrepairable. But I'm going to take it to LBS and see what he says. I took the front wheel off of one of my other bikes and road it tonight. It rides awesome, probally better than anything else that I already own.

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    Wow, a lucky day for sure!

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    Wow, congrats on the great find! It's amazing what some people will throw out.

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    Ok, I gotta ask, you threw it over your shoulder? How far did you ride like that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jseko
    Ok, I gotta ask, you threw it over your shoulder? How far did you ride like that?
    Lol. It was just over a mile. Some lady came out of a house when I was riding by and said wow your graceful. The person I got it from said that I could leave it there and come back later but I was afraid someone else might get it.

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    Lucky guy

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    Nice!

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    You must have good karma. It was meant to be.
    I like the picture of you riding along carrying too, that sounds pretty hard, even for a mile.
    When you fix the wheel, you may have to post in the treasures found on a ride thread, or whatever that was called.

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    Oh, yeah! You`re the guy who put together that cool Raleigh SS from a freebie bike a few months ago! You`re on a lucky roll now, time to look for a Keno runner.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rodar y rodar
    Oh, yeah! You`re the guy who put together that cool Raleigh SS from a freebie bike a few months ago! You`re on a lucky roll now, time to look for a Keno runner.
    Yea when I brought it home my wife said thats just what you need is another bike you already have 3. I told her this will be the last one.

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    ^Liar, liar, pants on fire!

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