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Old 12-08-09, 09:17 AM   #1
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My bicycling career is now 50+

That's right. It's 50 years ago today that I got this bicycle.



and America's streets have never been safe since!
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Old 12-08-09, 09:30 AM   #2
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And it would be another year or two before you grew into that bike.
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Old 12-08-09, 09:31 AM   #3
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that bike has some good bones for a Path Racer. Flip that stem and loose the 1" x 3"s on the pedals.
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Old 12-08-09, 09:37 AM   #4
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White walls! Your first bike had white walls. No wonder you have continued riding with that handsome introduction.

Happy anniversary.
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Old 12-08-09, 11:58 AM   #5
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Can't help but look at the front basket on your first bike and remember the numerous mornings delivering papers with a bike and basket just like that. Seems it was always so loaded down that it was damn near impossible to steer. It took me almost a full year to earn enough money to buy rear baskets. Don't think I want to go back to those days. And that shirt looks a great deal like one that was stolen from me while swimming in the creek. Hmmm, where did you live then?
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Old 12-08-09, 01:46 PM   #6
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That's right. It's 50 years ago today that I got this bicycle.



and America's streets have never been safe since!
What would be real cool is to take a picture today in the same spot!

Those are some wild pedals!!
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