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I can't help but laugh at the toothpicks that passed for forks back then.
the 6'' extension adds to that appearance.your tubes are what 1-1/2 m.m. larger? not much difference.
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the 6'' extension adds to that appearance.your tubes are what 1-1/2 m.m. larger? not much difference.
Those early tubes are 33.4 mm. They used them on the big twin Supergilde too.
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the 6'' extension adds to that appearance.your tubes are what 1-1/2 m.m. larger? not much difference.
PO swapped mine with later 39mm forks, so more like 6mm difference which counts for a lot when it comes to diameter.
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those would be from an evo,not an ironhead.
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I can't help but laugh at the toothpicks that passed for forks back then. Still, I would buy that.
I want a 60's iron head, but it's not a priority.
Asking $2k OBO with clean title. Runs.
There's enough of the bike there that it would start shaping up once you took some of the junk off.
It's got me wanting to take a look.
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if the early buddy seat was lonely here's a later one to keep it company.https://reading.craigslist.org/mpo/d...908833884.html I remember when mrmom9r referred to these as the ironing board seat.i can see a resemblance.
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What were they like for comfort?
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