Show us your bike
I'm 50 (unfortunately) and new to the forum. I couldn't find a bike photo gallery for the 50 and older members (if there is one already, I apologize), but I'd like to see what everyone here is riding.
I have a '09 Trek 4500 mountain bike. Ride it mostly on paved trails and some mountain trails here in UT.
The Dormouse is done, 12 hours before surgery. The ride will have to wait for a month or so but there are some quick pics in an album on my profile page. Click on my avitar to go there. 4 hours to get it together including new cables and a quick tune up. Minor adjustments to be made when I ride, but I'm condemned till both eyes are done. No riding, no wrenching, no............... (that won't last).
http://www.bikeforums.net/members/maddmaxx-8405.html for more of these
The Moots Compact is my road bike - my pride and joy. The Masi Speciale Sprint is my track bike used for racing at the San Diego Velodrome.
'08 Fuji Roubaix RC road bike
'07 Schwinn Le Tour GS commuter
'77 Schwinn Le Tour II
and I've got a '94 Diamond Back Sorrento MTB around here somewhere but can't find a pic.
Here is what my Tarmac looks like - no pics of the others on this computer so can't post em
I always take my camera with me. Here's a photo of my trusty mountain bike, taken on today's ride on an un-numbered, undesignated forest road.
Specialized SWorks Roubaix SL2
Independent Fabrication Crown Jewel
Bridgestone MB-4 - still a workhorse
Specialized Langster Comp track
Specialized Langster road fixed
Independent Fabrication Deluxe steel mtb
Here's what I commute on from May through October, Volae Tour....
Here's what I commute on from November through April, '88 Trek...
Here's what I use for longer rides, Easy Racers Tour Easy....
and this, Sun EZ Sport...
I use the Raleigh C-40 to tow with...
Sometimes I'm a 'Roadie'
Sometimes I enlist a little help from behind....
I'll stop now, there are many more but these are the ones I ride the most.
My 1984 custom Derek Bailey, since re-furbed with S&S couplers installed ....
My custom Carl Strong, dirt road bike. With S&S couplers
Another Carl Strong,
Yet another Carl Strong, this one from the NAHBS show - 2009
De Rosa Primato
Another De Rosa
There are actually more, I'm ashamed to say ..........
Primary commuter, grocery-getter, century bike and occasional mountain climber, '06 Trek Portland
Shown here in the ever popular winter commute photo
And Yellow Bike, my fast and frisky fun-ride bike. It's a Y2K Trek 1000, that I bought abused in '07 and rebuilt.
Shown here shortly after the rebuild
And here, with its new Wound-Up fork, after tangling with that Pontiac earlier this year
'92 Bridgestone RB-T recently hauled down from the rafters and cleaned up
'97 KHS Summit X that I just finished converting into an Xtracycle
Towing my daughter's Specialized Myca to meet her bus so she could ride home with me.
Cervelo R3 Road
Cervelo P2C Time Trial
Planet X Track
Wife's Orbea Orca Road
Wife's Orbea Ordu Time Trial
Wife's Cervelo P3 Track
Awesome bikes! Keep posting.
The Madone resting along the trail in Colorado
The Trek 520 resting along the Katy Trail today:) It's a little dusty but I hope to get it cleaned tomorrow.
If you insist. 2009 Cervelo R3SL, special Tour de France edition, had it about six weeks, close to 900 miles on it already. This pic was taken on Skyline Drive in Shenandoah NP in Virginia:
Here are mine, at least the ones that see any riding time. There are a handful of others (80s & 90s steel roadbikes that are being kept in as pristine condition as possible).
Primary road bike: Habanero Team Pro
Secondary road bike: Jamis Eclipse
Primary commuter: Cannondale T800
Secondary commuter: Trek 950
Hardly ever gets ridden bike: S-Works Roubaix
American Eagle/Nishiki 10 Speed
Specialized Hard Rock and Bikes at Work AW64 trailer
Bacchetta Giro 20
Giant Stiletto Chopper/Parade bike
Wow! Not just quantity, but real quality in that collection, as well. I particularly like the look of that Strong "dirt road bike" (cyclocross?), but everything you have shown is awesome.
Glad to hear your bike has held up for so long.
I hope I do as well. I just turned 50 and I'm still getting used to it emotionally. What happened to my 30s and 40s?? It all went so fast. Here's hoping that continued bike ridding will help us all to be strong and healthy both physically and mentally for many more years to come.:beer:
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' :D Serotta Atlanta that was a craigslist find 18 months ago. It had been sitting in a garage for 10 years with little use.
The ones I ride regularly and where they live.
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