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Offline EddieMello

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my old bike!
« on: July 25, 2016, 10:26:49 PM »
The old Bridgestone has been sitting quietly in my garage for 30 years.. I keep working on the big rigs (1940 Harley Flathead, 1948 Panhead, etc.) but I think it is time to put my first bike, a 1966 Bridgestone 175 street model on top of the list. Finding this site will be immensely helpful. The 175 has compression and I don't see why it wouldn't run but I need a battery and a key for sure. The throttle cables appear to be seized up but the carburetor plungers move. I just bought some new rubber covers for them. I will post some pictures as I go. Wish me luck!
Ride fast and live long!

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Re: my old bike!
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2016, 11:54:00 AM »
Go for it EddieMello! Welcome to the site. Just let us all know how we can help!
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Offline rwgibbon

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Re: my old bike!
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2016, 09:28:44 PM »
Enjoy the resurrection of the bike and good luck!

Be sure to take advantage of the site and the
people on it. They are very knowledgeable and
helpful.
 
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