Is It Wrong to have tassels on a Dude's bike ?


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CURTIS L LINDGREN

Wore out three sets of tires already!
Dec 19, 2017
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Pacific Northwest , United States
#1
Just got this Beauty. I love the patina. Will work on bringing out the details ( What is best .......Evaporust, or WD40 ? ) Can't figure out what to do about the tassels.............never had 'em on a bike before. I'm an older guy.........................isn't this a kid's thing. I'm sure these have been on this bike for decades. Since I want to "Preserve" ,and not restore this Gem.................What should I do about the tassels ?

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CURTIS L LINDGREN

Wore out three sets of tires already!
Dec 19, 2017
618
1,300
60
Pacific Northwest , United States
#12
Sweet project. Did you have to mess with the light or did it work?

Definitely axe the streamers. My little Sister had them on her bike along with a pin wheel. :p Get one of Joe's Surspins for that ride.

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Hi, The light was "Pre Wired" by the previous owner. all done with modern wire. I'm gonna change it to cloth covered wire. The lights on the rack work as well ( all from the switch under the tank) horn unit was dead, but I have since put a different one in........and it is LOUD !!!!
 

tripple3

Riding Miles; Collecting Smiles
Sep 25, 2012
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41,012
Beach Cities, CA 92708
#16
It depends on the bike in my opinion.
My Electric had tassels for awhile.
I broke one when I crashed.
I think those match the bike and would be cool to leave; if you can handle the bullys;)
decorated for 4th of July:
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Flat Tire

Cruisin' on my Bluebird
Feb 24, 2007
2,052
1,432
Blanchester, ohio United States
#17
Run em if ya like em! Lots of the kids used to back then, boys and girls. Don't worry about the girly comments, hell where I live any grown man on a bicycle is a girly man, and other things! Ha!!
 

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