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Old 11-26-07, 05:50 PM   #1
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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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Old 11-26-07, 06:04 PM   #2
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I'm a little more partial to these two:

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Old 11-26-07, 06:15 PM   #3
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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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Old 11-26-07, 06:33 PM   #4
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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.

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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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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!
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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...

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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Old 11-27-07, 12:56 AM   #10
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Holy front tire squeeze on the white one.
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Old 11-27-07, 01:16 AM   #11
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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.
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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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