Wednesday, 31 December 2008

1973 Shovel new build (2)

Rubber fetish. I just fitted the front tire. With the help of a couple of forks (as in cutlery)! Didn't even hole the tube either(!!) - thankfully (done THAT before too) . I get a buzz looking at old tymie tires like this Avon SM2. I heard they use modern rubber but hell, they look old and it gives me a buzz to look at that hatched rib set on the side, like it's the last resort to stop the bike washing away at the front and laying down..

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