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Old 12-09-07, 09:36 AM   #1
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Macy's Goes Retro Raleigh

As shown on the front cover of the Macy's advertising insert in today's Boston Globe: Several things to note:

--No shifter cable, thus permanent third/high gear for building up powerful legs to haul around purchased holiday items.
--A younger, hip male perfectly at ease riding a women's frame.
--Black bikes are cool.

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Old 12-09-07, 02:56 PM   #2
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As shown on the front cover of the Macy's advertising insert in today's Boston Globe: Several things to note:

--No shifter cable, thus permanent third/high gear for building up powerful legs to haul around purchased holiday items.
--A younger, hip male perfectly at ease riding a women's frame.
--Black bikes are cool.

Neal
Apparently you don't even need legs to power it, it just glides on its own. Either that or the rider is about to float away with all those balloons.
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Old 12-09-07, 03:02 PM   #3
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handles well in snow too.
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He's having fun though, and THAT'S what counts.

He has a nice smile .

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He's also fred. Check the rubber rain boots. No neoprene booties there.
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I should contact Macys to get the SA shifter they're obviously not using, I could use one
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[QUOTE=cyclotoine;5775737]handles well in snow too.[/QUOTE

He's using the balloons and foot-flinging as desperate measures to try and stop on steel rims in snow
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I will give them points for having the tracks in the snow coming down the hill.
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Old 12-09-07, 04:21 PM   #9
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looks like he is grabbing that front brake real hard
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Any chance on getting them to check the date on the hub

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I'm guessing a men's bike would have been too 'dangerous' for this advertising stunt?!
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I wonder how many ads that bike has been a part of?
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He's also fred. Check the rubber rain boots. No neoprene booties there.
Nah man, Im FRED, and damn proud of it!
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