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Old 10-16-12, 02:13 PM   #1
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Do you remember bike shops like this?

Researching a track bike I will be renovating I came across this article about a bike shop I used to frequent in the late 60s and 70s. Good memories, although, looking back I wonder how he made any money.

Read the bit about how he finally checked out - I wouldn't mind going like that!

http://www.classiclightweights.co.uk...pratt-rem.html
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This is the kind of shop i go to,Terry the owner has been their for 33 years.When you go to pick up your bike after a tune up he says to everybody when he gives them there bike, with a smile "RACE READY"
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You would have been very lucky indeed to get an actual smile out of Charlie.
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I get that, but the smile thing from Terry is different, its kinda more like a challenge or something.Its kinda old school. How can i put this .. i know. more like i have done my job now GET IT DONE.
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