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Old 08-16-11, 07:06 PM   #1
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I was just wondering what the 50+ year olds are riding on their journeys and travels these days - vintage or new, commuter or racer, touring or fixie, or maybe something else?

Here's mine, I just got her last week, a Miyata 1400A, all-aluminum model, down tube shifters and all! Makes me feel like a kid all over again! Life is good! -



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Old 08-16-11, 07:18 PM   #2
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This is the bike I rode tonight. The hose on the seat is a Camelbak stored inside the frame:



The bike I rode last night:



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Old 08-16-11, 07:21 PM   #3
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This is the bike I rode tonight. The hose on the seat is a Camelbak stored inside the frame:



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This is my back-up bike:

Man, that first one looks fast just sitting still.
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Old 08-16-11, 07:36 PM   #4
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Wow, after seeing those 'bents, my Z85 seems so unworthy.

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Those bents are awesome. My bike is the red Defy in the photo, sometimes I ride my wife's trike, when she lets me.



Better shot of my 2009 Giant Defy 2.


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Wow, after seeing those 'bents, my Z85 seems so unworthy.

At least I could ride yours in NYC. Those other ummmm, bikes, wouldn't stand a chance! Nice Felt!

Really interesting Blazing!
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Old 08-16-11, 08:11 PM   #7
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My bikes seem pedestrian compared to Blazing's

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I've always had a soft spot in my heart for Felts. Never owned one, but they sure look cool!
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Yes Jan, very pedestrian. Thats exactly what I was thinking...

You and Blazing Pedals are in the "something else" category for sure!
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Hi,

I thought one of these threads already existed. I don't have the time to look for it right now, but if I'm wrong I'll post later.
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JanMM, LOL, my bikes seem tame to yours!


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^ Most all the threads here already exist in one form or another. I don't think I'd go quite as far as Shakespeare, so I'll just say there's not much new under the sun.
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Hey, so what if there is. It's always fun to post pics of our rides and see other's too.
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JanMM, LOL, my bikes seem tame to yours!


Now I see why your wife who is not tall is a good fit on your new tandem. Nice twicer!
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I thought one of these threads already existed. I don't have the time to look for it right now, but if I'm wrong I'll post later.
You are correct but post away anyway. I will post mine.
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Old 08-16-11, 08:56 PM   #17
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Cervelo P2C Time Trial Bike



Felt TK2 Track used at Hellyer in San Jose



Planet X Track bike with me on it. I keep this in a locker at LA Velodrome in Carson, CA



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Kinda hard to top BlazingPedals but here's mine.
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Here's three of my babies!



My 2009 Look 566 road bike



My 2011 Fuji Track Pro track bike (fixie)



And, my 2004 Felt B2 TT bike

Not shown is my old Cannondale M500 mountain bike.
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