Fifty Plus (50+) - Looking for Former Friends and Members of the "Rainier Wheelmen" Seattle Wa.
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10-23-06, 07:49 AM
Anybody on the this "Fifty Plus" remember.
The Rainier Wheelmann Seattle WA. 1960s'
We used to ride together and go to the track races in Carnation. I think it was a flat track too. Marrymore had the bank track
10-23-06, 03:49 PM
Not I, but care to chat about your Woodrup?
Trek 610 '84
10-23-06, 04:01 PM
Yes that would be fine.
10-24-06, 07:53 AM
I should have posted this in the 70+ group.
I was 10 then and now it's fifty+ for me. Those guys where all 20s 30s.
This was Seattle before the Cascade group came around.
10-25-06, 03:25 PM
Bump this thread.
I got the straight story from a former Wheelman.
Actually Marymoor wasn't built yet in the sixties. I think it opened in 1975. We used to go mainly to the Spanaway 1/4 mile asphalt car track down by Tacoma (it had very slight banking), and we would also go to the Alpenrose Dairy track in Portland, which is (still) a proper banked cycling track. I think we went to a high school (cinder) running track on the Eastside once too.
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