Join Date: Jul 2000
Bikes: 1959 Capo; 1980 Peugeot PKN-10; 1981 Bianchi; 1988 Schwinn KOM-10;
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Gordy Shields, 89 years young
One of our local cycling legends grabbed the section 1, page 1 central photo in today's San Diego Union Tribune.
He just set an age group 20km time trial record after several months of family and personal health problems. I'll bet he does even better next year. I have had the pleasure and honor of meeting Gordy on a couple of occasions, and he is a fine gentleman, a tireless advocate for bicycling, and an inspiration to the many of us youngsters who want to be like him when we grow up.
"Early to bed, early to rise. Work like hell, and advertise." -- George Stahlman
Capo [dschaw'-poe]: 1959 Modell Campagnolo, S/N 40324; 1960 Sieger, S/N 42624
Peugeot: 1970 UO-8, S/N 0010468
Bianchi: 1981 Campione d'Italia, S/N 1.M9914
Schwinn: 1988 Project KOM-10, S/N F804069