53rd Ann. Elgin Twin or 20?

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  1. #1 Posted Dec 30, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Is this a 53rd anniversary bike? Or a 20 with a chrome guard added? As the 20's didn't come with guards did they? I would assume the rack is wrong in any regard. Thoughts?

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  2. #2 Posted Dec 30, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    No idea in response to your questions.

    That guard, man, I’ve needed one for the last 20 years.
    I’ll go another 20, ha ha !
     
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    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Those chain guards are a not easy to line up iv got one , maybe for looks only 6bee495646e5b9e4bfe6b3666a144eef.jpg


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    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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