[TheThinkTank] Turning down rust bucket B.S.O's as donations

reno bikes renobikeproject at gmail.com
Tue Jul 19 16:38:49 PDT 2011


On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 12:36 PM, david bosch <davidmbosch at yahoo.com> wrote:

>  "I find that friction shifters and plastic brake levers are still
> salvageable from bikes like that..."
>  Be wary of reusing worn, plastic brake levers from department store bikes.
> I have seen many fail from age, exposure to sun, and general poor quality.
> If a friction shifter fails the rider's gear range may be limited. If a
> brake fails injury, or worse, may result.
> David
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