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cranky old dude 04-13-13 08:02 PM

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Originally Posted by JanMM (Post 15507559)
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Note: My stoker is Not Old.

http://i189.photobucket.com/albums/z...M/IMG_1303.jpg


Mine is....:D:D:D

http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r...G_0357A580.jpg

trackhub 04-13-13 08:25 PM

For those of you have not met my Blue Max yet. Here: Photo is not really recent, was taken in 2011. So Jim911, hope we've given you some insight
into what us old people ride.

[IMG]http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6196/6...fdc21802_z.jpg Recent photo of Blue Max by a glass darkly2008, on Flickr[/IMG]

trackhub 04-13-13 08:28 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by miss kenton (Post 15507348)

Blue is good.

JohnDThompson 04-13-13 08:55 PM

These ones get the most use:

http://www.os2.dhs.org/~john/superbe/01.jpg

http://www.os2.dhs.org/~john/viscount/mudguards.jpg

http://www.os2.dhs.org/~john/fixed-frame/completed.jpg

WPeabody 04-13-13 09:17 PM

Can't ride an upright bike much any more, too hard on my head. This I can handle, and it carries as much as a Mini Cooper. :)

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment...4&d=1346998525

BluesDawg 04-13-13 09:22 PM

My road bike:
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5100/5...a72faf67_b.jpg
DSCF0720 by BluesDawg, on Flickr

My dirt road bike:
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8348/8...2494eba3_b.jpg
10sp frt qtr by BluesDawg, on Flickr

My fixed gear commuter:
http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d1...ime-A-Rita.jpg

My mountain bike:
http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d1...g/IMG_3009.jpg

ChargerDawg 04-13-13 10:10 PM

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Yep, old man with a new fangled carbon bike.

FrenchFit 04-13-13 10:44 PM

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My boring bike.

jmiked 04-13-13 11:15 PM

Here's my mountain bike (which I ride more as a cross-country bike):

http://i319.photobucket.com/albums/m...e/IMG_2029.jpg

It's a Specialized Camber Elite 29er. Best bike I've ever owned, it will go anywhere. It's my only bike at the moment.

GeneO 04-13-13 11:26 PM

Great lookin bikes!

My Cyclocross commuter/all around.

http://hawkman.smugmug.com/Other/Stu...63T7229-XL.jpg
http://hawkman.smugmug.com/Other/Stu...63T7233-XL.jpg

-=(8)=- 04-13-13 11:47 PM

The Thunderpiggy link in my sig is my daily rider.

I just got one of these:
https://www.bikemastertool.com/media...jpg?1298671876

And I have a Foldie--and some old Japanese steel in various stages of disrepair.
'77 Ross, made in Allentown PA version.
'85 Centurion
'82 Fuji Grande Tour (or something like that)

I really would like to add a 700c trike to that, but as a cycling Luddite, Im worried I might lose
interest in it shortly after I got it.

:)

Doug64 04-14-13 12:03 AM

http://i783.photobucket.com/albums/y...IMG_1934-1.jpg

http://i783.photobucket.com/albums/y...G_2703-1-1.jpg

stapfam 04-14-13 12:10 AM

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Which one do you want pics of?

But if you want a pic of me

http://bikeforums.net/attachment.php...hmentid=310677

North Coast Joe 04-14-13 06:05 AM

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Gotta' get there regardless of weather:

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Sunny Sunday afternoon to the ice cream stand:

http://bikeforums.net/attachment.php...hmentid=310685

climberguy 04-14-13 06:49 AM

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My father, who is old, does not ride. But he played tennis, well, into his 70's.

I'm in my 50's. I prefer to ride fast (lightweight, aggressive geometry) road bikes. One of my bikes (sorry, not an actual photo) is shown below.

http://bikeforums.net/attachment.php...hmentid=310692

jimmuller 04-14-13 07:00 AM

What is this "old" you speak of?

From yesterday's ride...

My newest project:

http://world.std.com/~muller/pics/CC...3/DSCN1085.JPG

Our steed from yesterday:

http://world.std.com/~muller/pics/CC...3/DSCN1107.JPG

There are several others ready and waiting to serve, dating from '72 to '87.

jyl 04-14-13 07:38 AM

14 bikes clutter up this house, counting the piles-of-bits-that-will-eventually-be-a-bike.

This is one I take for shorter, faster rides

http://i800.photobucket.com/albums/y...e/89a8951f.jpg

My daily commute bike

http://i800.photobucket.com/albums/y...V/9e05bef1.jpg

One of several project bikes

http://i800.photobucket.com/albums/y...a/IMG_3786.jpg

Another

http://i800.photobucket.com/albums/y...AA5B79786D.jpg

HiYoSilver 04-14-13 07:57 AM

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skidder 04-14-13 08:02 AM

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As you can see, my bikes are nothing like they were when they wer new and rolling out of the LBS:

1995 Mongoose IBOC, used as a commuter
2006 Trek FX 7.3, converted to drop bar bike and used for road rides and light touring
1977 Schwinn LeTour II single speed in the rear, double ring up front. Also used for flatter road rides
1992 Trek 8000, drop bar conversion.

Also have a Surly Steamroller (2007) and a Gary fisher Marlin MTB (2005?), both are disassemble right now for maintenance.

jimmuller 04-14-13 08:12 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jyl (Post 15508643)
This is one I take for shorter, faster rides

http://i800.photobucket.com/albums/y...e/89a8951f.jpg

When I'm looking to go far as fast as possible:

http://users.rcn.com/jimmuller/pics/red_on_red1.jpg

trackhub 04-14-13 08:56 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jimmuller (Post 15508575)
What is this "old" you speak of?

From yesterday's ride...

My newest project:

http://world.std.com/~muller/pics/CC...3/DSCN1085.JPG

Is that a 70s Raleigh Grand Prix in the background?

badger1 04-14-13 09:57 AM

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61 here; my road bike (pre-emptive response: I don't care if it's not "41" legal, it's still a road bike!). Apologies for the lousy pic; oh -- should have removed the hipster-cyst (Knog) on the bars too!

http://bikeforums.net/attachment.php...hmentid=310717

cranky old dude 04-14-13 10:31 AM

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Originally Posted by Artkansas (Post 15506995)
Do searches for different color bicycles. That will bring them up.

As far as old people, my dad rides his foldie.

Great suggestion.

Just a few threads from the archives, ther are many more....

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...r-Black-Bikes?

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...r-Red-Bikes!!?

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...White-Bikes!!?

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...-us-your-bike?

xtrout1 04-14-13 10:43 AM

My Bianchi Infinito Ultegra
 
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Jseis 04-14-13 11:16 AM

My '73 Motobecane Grand Jubilee http://www.flickr.com/photos/61726328@N03/7769483198/
My '10 GF Wahoo http://www.flickr.com/photos/61726328@N03/7769442344/
My '01 Colnago Dream Lux http://www.flickr.com/photos/61726328@N03/8649334730/
Where I ride http://www.flickr.com/photos/61726328@N03/8039975271/

My ride when I'm not "riding" http://www.flickr.com/photos/61726328@N03/5626140773/


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