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Old April 19th, 2012, 11:13 AM   #1
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Default Wicked in the attic...Memphis TN

Hey ya'll glad I found the forum. I have a Wicked up in my Attic collecting dust that I purchased from my roommate in college back in 1992. All original with minimal rust. I have wanted to put it to use but out of sight - out of mind. I don't have the time or resources to refurbish/restore right now...

Any recommendations on sending this out for restoration? I will post photos when I get home and understand that with rust issues that the condition of the bike will dictate time and $ put into this.

Thanks...

Ty
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Old April 20th, 2012, 2:02 PM   #2
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Old April 20th, 2012, 2:27 PM   #3
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Clean it up, lube it, put some brake pads and tires on that thing and ride it as is.
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Old April 20th, 2012, 2:56 PM   #4
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Agreed, I bet a good scrubbing and it would be close to ship-shape.
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Old April 20th, 2012, 8:11 PM   #5
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A little bit of polishing compound will make that bike look new again.
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Old April 21st, 2012, 6:02 PM   #6
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Its all there Bud, you just need 3 hours and maybe spend $50 on cleaning agents and lube. The only thing I would recommend replacing are the inner brake wires. No need to find out that they should have been replaced on a scary downhill.
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Old April 21st, 2012, 8:47 PM   #7
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i see a lot of future smiles coming your way

good get, a wee bit of elbow grease and you are set
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Old April 22nd, 2012, 9:27 AM   #8
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Guys thanks for the comments...I took my better half to a few bike stores and she road and asked lots of questions. So I hung out in the shop and met a great guy who said almost the same thing. I have some days off coming up and will tear into it...

Sorry for the crappy pictures will post some better before and afters up.

Thanks again...down hill and tail winds to you all.

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