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    tsl
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    Eddy Merckx? No, Freddy Mertz

    Fun video from bicycle painter extraordinaire, Keith Anderson.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/27880623@N05/4445878271/
    Last edited by tsl; 03-19-10 at 08:10 PM. Reason: Typo in Eddy's name
    My two favorite things in life are libraries and bicycles. They both move people forward without wasting anything.
    The perfect day: Riding a bike to the library.—Peter Golkin


    Lucky for me, I work at a library and bike to work.

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    That's too cool.
    The more you ride your bike, the less your ass will hurt.

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    Freddy Mertz...YESSS!

    As someone on the link said, "Wait 'til you see her built up".

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    How about Ethel Mertz?


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    How can a bicycle named Freddy Mertz, with his picture decaled on it, be a "her?"

    That is just too confusing for me to deal with.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Bombadil View Post
    How can a bicycle named Freddy Mertz, with his picture decaled on it, be a "her?"

    That is just too confusing for me to deal with.
    Maybe we can get Lucy to 'splain it to you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigBlueToe View Post
    How about Ethel Mertz?

    Cute, what a babe!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Road Fan View Post
    Cute, what a babe!
    Funny, when I was a kid I thought of her as an "old Lady". Now, looking at that picture, she looks like a kid. What the hell happened???

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    Quote Originally Posted by Louis View Post
    Funny, when I was a kid I thought of her as an "old Lady". Now, looking at that picture, she looks like a kid. What the hell happened???
    You got old....er. Unfortunately Vivian Vance, the actress who played Ethel, passed away in 1979, at the age of 70, she would have been in her 40's when the show was in production. Actually they are all gone now William Frawley (Fred Mertz) passed away in 1966, Desi Arnaz in 1986 and Lucille Ball in 1989.....

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