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Old 09-17-09, 01:07 PM   #26
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Sheesh, the only things I have multiples of are ribs, heart rate, and blood pressure.
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Old 09-17-09, 02:21 PM   #27
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Here are a few old pics. I'm replacing the drivetrain components and maybe a few other things on the Litespeed this winter. I'll post pics when I'm finished.



I'll be out on the CX bike in a few weeks. I'll get some new pics then.



I've been getting the bug for another bike lately. What type of bike I don't know.
I'm retired so I won't be taking up bike commuting or anything like that so how do I persuade my wife that I need another bike?
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Old 09-17-09, 02:41 PM   #28
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I"ve posted this picture recently, my 05 Giant OCR Limited.



This is my picture for insurance purposes. My first road bike, an 02 Bianchi Eros, used now for errands, and a 96 Giant ATX760, which gets very little use these days.

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I've been getting the bug for another bike lately. What type of bike I don't know.
I'm retired so I won't be taking up bike commuting or anything like that so how do I persuade my wife that I need another bike?

You Don't-----It just followed you home.

OR- You buy it for your son--The one that has no intention of getting on a bike and will just leave it with yours for company. Tickets to a Concert normally gets him to agree to that proposition.
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Old 09-17-09, 03:40 PM   #30
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Here's a picture of my '09 Rockhopper - along with a shameless plug for our fair city


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Old 09-17-09, 04:37 PM   #31
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Here is my lastest 'favorite', just finished last month. 2006 Serotta Fierte IT. Fork and frame just purchased as NOS.

And also my 'rain bike' Serotta Atlanta that was a craigslist find 18 months ago. It had been sitting in a garage for 10 years with little use.

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I'd love to hear your impressions of the Serotta Fierte IT.
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Old 09-17-09, 05:28 PM   #32
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The Fierte IT is like a 'junior' Serotta Ottrott. Carbon fiber and titanium mix, but much cheaper as it is a stock versus custom bike. I am sure there are some other differences too. I must say I don't have many miles on it yet, but I am very happy so far. My all steel Atlanta rides nice, but once I rode the Fierte I don't want to ride the Atlanta.

The big test is the end of this month. I am riding the Cycle North Carolina Mountains to the Sea 7 day (425 mile) tour. I will tell you how I like it after that. I know it is a bit risky taking a 'new' ride to a long ride, but it is worth the risk as this bike is made for distance riding.

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Old 09-17-09, 06:14 PM   #33
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My Litespeed Tuscany when I had the rear rack on for commuting
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My 2005 Lemond Poprad that I bought for commuting but ride a lot because it is so comfortable.
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Old 09-17-09, 07:02 PM   #34
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My MTB I hve not ridden all summer, I hope it is not mad at me . 2009 Gary Fisher Wahoo
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Old 09-17-09, 07:38 PM   #35
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"Ruby Sojourner" is a 2002 or 3 Terry Col de La Madeleine. Originally she came with a wide flat bar. I just finished converting her to drops. She is my wet road bike. Also, my planned touring bike.

"Stone" is the first bike I built from the frame up, but I confess I did not build the wheels. She is my urban riding, work commuting, grocery getter.
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Old 09-17-09, 07:51 PM   #36
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This has been my workhorse this year and it has served me well.

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Here's my '08 Trek Madone on the border between Quebec and Vermont. The Missisquoi river defines the border at this location. The plaque is halfway across the bridge.

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I just finished putting my old friend back together yesterday. It got a complete makeover and some new clothes. The heart and soul of the bike is a 1973 Raleigh Super Course TT.

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Old 09-17-09, 09:18 PM   #39
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OK I AM 60 and this is my 1st Road Bike

2008 Tarmac Pro Rival and a pic of my new 2009 Cannondale Rise 3 Been riding MTB for 12 years and just got into road riding a year ago. A lot of Cool Bikes being shown . Ride ON
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2008 Tarmac Pro Rival and a pic of my new 2009 Cannondale Rise 3 Been riding MTB for 12 years and just got into road riding a year ago. A lot of Cool Bikes being shown . Ride ON
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I don't think I could ever get used to riding a bike with only one fork.
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2008 Tarmac Pro Rival and a pic of my new 2009 Cannondale Rise 3 Been riding MTB for 12 years and just got into road riding a year ago. A lot of Cool Bikes being shown . Ride ON
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How do you like the Rize?
I have been looking at those and think if I were to get another MTB it could be one of those. I would like a FS MTB too.
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Like many here I have more than one bike but this one is my favorite, for some reason it just puts a smile on my face when I ride it.
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Old 09-18-09, 06:50 AM   #43
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I got a new bike this summer, so of course I have to ride it more than the others:

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Like many here I have more than one bike but this one is my favorite, for some reason it just puts a smile on my face when I ride it.
Is there a bike somewhere under there? Oh yeah! I think I see it...
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How do you like the Rize?
I have been looking at those and think if I were to get another MTB it could be one of those. I would like a FS MTB too.
I really like the Rise and I am a Lefty Man . Been riding one for 5 years now and wouldn t go back to reg fork. But that just me
Rise is light weight and a great climber. It does really well on Tech. trails too; better than me. It new ; so it will take me time to catch up to it ; my old Prophet was a good bike too ; but the Rise is so much better
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Old 09-19-09, 09:24 AM   #48
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My Riv Bleriot is what I ride most of the time.
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I just finished putting my old friend back together yesterday. It got a complete makeover and some new clothes. The heart and soul of the bike is a 1973 Raleigh Super Course TT.

Absolutely beautiful bike.
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