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Old 04-13-13, 08:02 PM   #26
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Note: My stoker is Not Old.


Mine is....

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Old 04-13-13, 08:25 PM   #27
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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] Recent photo of Blue Max by a glass darkly2008, on Flickr[/IMG]

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Old 04-13-13, 08:28 PM   #28
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My blue Trek:


My other blue Trek:


The Bike I'm saving up for :
Blue is good.
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Old 04-13-13, 08:55 PM   #29
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These ones get the most use:





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Old 04-13-13, 09:17 PM   #30
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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.

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Old 04-13-13, 09:22 PM   #31
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DSCF0720 by BluesDawg, on Flickr

My dirt road bike:

10sp frt qtr by BluesDawg, on Flickr

My fixed gear commuter:


My mountain bike:
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Old 04-13-13, 10:10 PM   #32
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Yep, old man with a new fangled carbon bike.
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Old 04-13-13, 10:44 PM   #33
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My boring bike.
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Old 04-13-13, 11:15 PM   #34
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Here's my mountain bike (which I ride more as a cross-country bike):



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.
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Old 04-13-13, 11:26 PM   #35
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Great lookin bikes!

My Cyclocross commuter/all around.


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Old 04-13-13, 11:47 PM   #36
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The Thunderpiggy link in my sig is my daily rider.

I just got one of these:


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.

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Old 04-14-13, 12:03 AM   #37
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Old 04-14-13, 12:10 AM   #38
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Which one do you want pics of?

But if you want a pic of me

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Old 04-14-13, 06:05 AM   #39
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Gotta' get there regardless of weather:



Sunny Sunday afternoon to the ice cream stand:

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Old 04-14-13, 06:49 AM   #40
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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.

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Old 04-14-13, 07:00 AM   #41
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What is this "old" you speak of?

From yesterday's ride...

My newest project:



Our steed from yesterday:



There are several others ready and waiting to serve, dating from '72 to '87.
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Old 04-14-13, 07:38 AM   #42
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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



My daily commute bike



One of several project bikes



Another

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Old 04-14-13, 07:57 AM   #43
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Old 04-14-13, 08:02 AM   #44
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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.
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Old 04-14-13, 08:12 AM   #45
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This is one I take for shorter, faster rides

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

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Old 04-14-13, 08:56 AM   #46
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What is this "old" you speak of?

From yesterday's ride...

My newest project:

Is that a 70s Raleigh Grand Prix in the background?
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Old 04-14-13, 09:57 AM   #47
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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!

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Old 04-14-13, 10:31 AM   #48
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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?
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Old 04-14-13, 10:43 AM   #49
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My Bianchi Infinito Ultegra

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Old 04-14-13, 11:16 AM   #50
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