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    A little something to drool over

    http://www.myoldbicycle.com/bikes/15

    If that's not pretty, I don't know what is.

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    I'm a little more partial to these two:

    1 Super Record bike, 1 Nuovo Record bike, 1 Pista, 1 Road, 1 Cyclocross/Allrounder, 1 MTB, 1 Touring, 1 Fixed gear

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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclotoine View Post
    I'm a little more partial to these two:

    When something this beautiful exists, why on God's green earth would anyone buy a carbon fibre bike? It's like spending thousands of dollars on recycled Clorox bottles.


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    He says those wood fenders on the Bianchi are originals and I don't believe him. They're obviously brand new. Note the oversize hardware store bolt holding the front one onto the fork crown.

    http://www.myoldbicycle.com/bikes/15

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    Dang, those are some FINE looking bikes.

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    I wanna know why the brake light says "Stop" in English? Its sorta like that Pakistani scientist that got busted for giving away nuclear secrets; his apology speech was in English, too...

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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclotoine View Post
    I'm a little more partial to these two:

    Sweet Cheezits! I thought I was going to have a heart attack when the white one popped up!
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Quote Originally Posted by luker View Post
    I wanna know why the brake light says "Stop" in English? Its sorta like that Pakistani scientist that got busted for giving away nuclear secrets; his apology speech was in English, too...

    I don't care, I WANT one of those brake lights .

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    oh man aren't those just insane?! it's hard to imagine something this beautiful.

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    Holy front tire squeeze on the white one.

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    Good god almighty... these bikes are gorgeous and this is just gorgeous and cool.


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    Imagine going into a little, old bikeshop in 1930's to 50's Italy and seeing these bikes brand new.

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    Sixty Fiver -- Is that a Terrot bike? I saw Pryor Dodge's 1930s model, with 10-speed reciprocating cranks.
    "Early to bed, early to rise. Work like hell, and advertise." -- George Stahlman
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    This site is just incredible. It took me a while to get a handle on exactly what he's building, what is restored classic and what is a newly-composed paean to the classic bicycle. I took inspiration from the way small details were emphasized to create a balance with the high-zoot exotic parts and accessories. Very beautiful website, and English translations were(I thought) a gracious touch.
    Many thanks for the link!

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