Tripple3's Great Western Rider


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jacob9795

Wore out three sets of tires already!
Sep 21, 2014
724
1,392
Central Valley, CA, United States
#8

tripple3

Riding Miles; Collecting Smiles
Sep 25, 2012
6,116
26,950
Beach Cities, CA 92708
#17
Mark
Can you Tell us where your rims/ wheels came from?
The look really good


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Yes they do; thanks.
I got them from @Cory 's back yard.;)
IDK
They are relatively new and the tire installed on "Whatever" bike they came off of were 700c
I'm new to these big wheels and asked @rustjunkie to help me at our Swap.
No one sells these tires or tubes there so I ordered on-line.
these rims have a 622mm Bead or ISO which is the key to finding the right size tire.
I asked for the biggest size they stock; which worked on my frame.
700 X 1.75 Schwalbe Marathon Plus
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Cory

I live for the CABE
Feb 23, 2013
1,948
4,737
HUNTINGTON BEACH
#18
Yes they do; thanks.
I got them from @Cory 's back yard.;)
IDK
They are relatively new and the tire installed on "Whatever" bike they came off of were 700c
I'm new to these big wheels and asked @rustjunkie to help me at our Swap.
No one sells these tires or tubes there so I ordered on-line.
these rims have a 622mm Bead or ISO which is the key to finding the right size tire.
I asked for the biggest size they stock; which worked on my frame.
700 X 1.75 Schwalbe Marathon Plus
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Hi Mr. Bravo. I can tell you where I got those wheels from. Picked up a piece of junk newer road bike at a yard sale for $10. The only reason I spent that much on it was because it had those coaster brake 700c wheels. I figured they would come in handy for some antique bike at some point. And sure enough.....

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tripple3

Riding Miles; Collecting Smiles
Sep 25, 2012
6,116
26,950
Beach Cities, CA 92708
#19
I still have it.
I found fenders and got them fixed, fit and mounted by @birdzgarage Thank you.
I put more than 40 miles on it yesterday.
It's squeaky and rattles a lil'; like me.:blush:
Good times.
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the holes for the badge are close together horizontal 1 7/16"
I have Trail Blazer old badge that doesn't line up but looks Cool..... I may apply some other way.
 

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