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Old 09-29-2014, 02:01 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
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90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

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90 day: 58.72 mpg (US)

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Agreed. I think I'll clean & wax the chrome as best as possible, but leave the frame & fenders as-is for some character.

Originally Posted by redneck View Post
early 60's girls 28" with a basket that I used to deliver newspapers with.
I bet it was pretty much the same bike as this one.

I can't get over how high & upright the riding position is! Very different from my usual around town ride these days, on my other CCM:

I wish however, I still had my grandfathers bike.
I bet. My dad was given a really nice white CCM 10 speed in the late 70's not long before the company shut down. I wish that was still around.
Honda mods: Ecomodding my $800 Honda Fit 5-speed beater
Mitsu mods: Oops, I did it again! Bought another cheap, 3-cylinder Mirage. Mods in progress...
Ecodriving test: Manual vs. automatic transmission MPG showdown

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