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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    In the theme of Let's See: Classic rides from our Clyde's and Athenas

    I'll start it off with my Classic Steel!

    1986 Schwinn Passage, all set up for last years UP Tour!

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    You know you are just encouraging me, don't you? I'll do just the Nishikis .



    Bike Forums t-shirt and all! My 1983 Nishiki International .

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    1979 Nishiki Pro...



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    Of course I do!
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    Not sure of the age of this one, but probably 1982 or 1983 Nishiki Olympic 12:



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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    1988 Raleigh Pursuit
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    My 1987 Nishiki Prestige:



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    Last one! My 1985 or so Nishiki Sports mixte:



    hehehe

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    Tom must be snowed in today, lots of posts
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
    1988 Raleigh Pursuit
    Isn't this one a bit small for you? Looks more my size than yours .

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    I can get out, but don't need to
    on light duty due to illness; please contact my assistants for forum issues. They are Siu Blue Wind, or CbadRider or the other 3 star folk. I am currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes. I am making good progress, happily.


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    Quote Originally Posted by cohophysh View Post
    Tom must be snowed in today, lots of posts
    Yes, he is [edit--he says not!]....I'm still waiting for rain, here. Got any down your way?

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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by East Hill View Post
    Isn't this one a bit small for you? Looks more my size than yours .

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    Yes, top tube length is OK, but the saddle is as high as it can go It makes a good dedicated trainer bike though. Stands a bit high in the trainer and the shorter frame allows clearance.
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    '80 Raleigh Super Course 12


    '81 Raleigh Grand Prix


    '83 Trek 520,


    '71 (ish) Bottecchia DeLuxe


    '80 Motobecane Super Touring, (Project)
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    And a '51 Farmall H



    It IS Steel.
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    Quote Originally Posted by redneckwes View Post
    And a '51 Farmall H



    It IS Steel.
    Oh! You have just reminded me that the competitive tractor guy down the road has most of his tractors out. Perhaps I shall ride over there and see if he's got them decorated yet?

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    Here's my '53 Schwinn. My build of this one isn't done yet. Some of the parts are just what I had lying around to get it ridable. Once I settle on a setup, I'll have the frame powdercoated and put it back together right. Should I keep the fork struts or not? So far it rides good, I did about 25 miles of singletrack last Friday and felt like I had been lifting weights. I may get the torch back out and shorten the chainstays an inch or so to make it more managable.
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    Closest thing I have to a classic ride is my old 1980-something Huffy beater that's currently in pieces in storage.
    "Engineering! It's like math, but louder."

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    Quote Originally Posted by East Hill View Post
    Oh! You have just reminded me that the competitive tractor guy down the road has most of his tractors out. Perhaps I shall ride over there and see if he's got them decorated yet?

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    When he does, please post a photo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zencentury View Post
    When he does, please post a photo.
    I just got back from my ride and he still doesn't have them decorated. A bit surprising, actually. Tomorrow I will get a photo of them anyway, just arranged on his lawn .

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    Here is my 1987 Serotta Colorado Steel



    Here is how it looks as I ride it now. More comfortable being 20 years older than when I had it made.

    Last edited by Antelope 70cm; 12-16-07 at 01:23 PM.

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    I don't think I've seen a paint job quite like that one before--like a sunset! I have an orange Rodriguez (with 650b tyres) and I am SO disappointed that the orange tyres are no longer made in that size. I think your bike would look splendid with the orange tyres...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Antelope 70cm View Post
    Here is my 1987 Serotta Colorado Steel

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    Holy cow... How tall are you anyhow?
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    That Serotta may be the biggest bike I have ever seen (that wasn't two bikes welded together).

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    Hi, I'm 6'9' and wear a 38-40 pant length, 41-42 inseam. I think 51's new Mazama is bigger.

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