Thursday, June 25, 2009

1970 Hercules


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This is my 1970 Hercules 3 Speed. I paid $37 dollars for it...sort of. I found a clean Schwinn ladies 10 speed and swapped it with a neigbor for the Herc. I cleaned and oiled the bike, adjusted the brakes, shifter, chain tension and read Sheldon Browns page on English 3 Speeds. I added the Wald Basket and Pletscher Rack for getting groceries. The paint and chrome are very clean and yes those are the original Dunlop tires and tubes.
Paul in Ohio

2 comments:

spiderleggreen said...

Slick bike! I love the seat.

Dr. J said...

I'm just in the process of trying to acquire this same bike on craigslist-will involve a bit of a road trip, but the bike appears to be in excellent condition for its age. The chainwheel design is different tho...