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trek330 04-16-13 05:19 AM

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Originally Posted by qcpmsame (Post 15514179)
Nice Pinnie, regardlessof how the paint looks, it is what you like and enjoy riding. How about a drive side shot if you get the time? I'd like to see its drive train if possible.

Bill

http://i1183.photobucket.com/albums/...narello033.jpgDriveside shot.I've pretty much changed everything to Shimano 600 since this was shot.

jimmuller 04-16-13 05:37 AM

From three years ago:
http://users.rcn.com/jimmuller/pics/...n_Cadillac.jpg

bruce19 04-16-13 06:05 AM

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Masi Gran Criterium S....AL frame with CF front and rear.

eja_ bottecchia 04-16-13 06:30 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jimmuller (Post 15515688)


Nice!

10 Wheels 04-16-13 06:56 AM

71 years OLD.

http://i256.photobucket.com/albums/h...allgame005.jpg

OLD is my friend Bill at 79 years.

http://i256.photobucket.com/albums/h...IndyTDC045.jpg

My friend Henry at 72 years. He is No Longer with us.

http://i256.photobucket.com/albums/h...Henry73two.jpg

Biker395 04-16-13 08:48 AM

These are my two primary road bikes:

http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c2...ps4fd17d83.jpg

http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c2...ps81368bd9.jpg

MileHighMark 04-16-13 09:16 AM

My commuter:
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8091/8...836f508d_n.jpg


My go-fast (with "fast" being relative) bike:
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8401/8...6b3bb905_n.jpg

Rwc5830 04-16-13 09:21 AM

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Originally Posted by 10 Wheels (Post 15515888)

Nice looking BMC there! Vehicle also. I saw a nice BMC last weekend in Brownsville and it was very nice; especially the nice young lady who was the owner. Yes I checked out the bike first! Looking at picking up a N+1 this year, so maybe a BMC; just need to find a place to try one out. I currently have a Specialized roubaix, Lotsa miles in twelve months on it.

Anyway, 10 Wheels I've got to get over to Houston some time this year to ride with you old farts ;) My best friend is 75 and he kicks my butt and most people of any age on a bike, distance and/or speed. That guy is awesome, he was in the nationals a couple of times.

Thinking about heading over for a brevet sometime in Houston area or the Katy Flatlands ride. Hope to meet up with you guys. Have a niece who lives in Sugarland or somewhere around there.

Or you can come to the valley and enjoy our heat, winds and humidity....but your're used to it already.

Richard

bwilli88 04-16-13 09:31 AM

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I ride a recycled Japanese bike I picked up here in Cambodia, replaced the following, chainring and crankarms, 7 speed shimano freewheel cassette, chain, R derailleur, right brake lever with a combo shifter and brake, fork and front wheel(bent in a crash), all rear spokes and tires.
I am 30km from home here
http://i260.photobucket.com/albums/i...r/DSC_9095.jpg

And I am 56

rm -rf 04-16-13 09:35 AM

2006 Orbea, aluminum with carbon stays.

Theme of the day: Bridges.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-u...1/IMG_0391.JPG

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-b...5/IMG_6446.jpg

Sixty Fiver 04-16-13 09:38 AM

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Originally Posted by BlazingPedals (Post 15507136)
I am old, and I ride old-fashioned bikes.

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e1...g?t=1365894742
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If there is a bent in my future this has to be it.

big john 04-16-13 10:27 AM

[QUOTE=10 Wheels;15515888]71 years OLD.QUOTE]

What are Kolaches?

Rwc5830 04-16-13 10:42 AM

[QUOTE=big john;15516790]
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Originally Posted by 10 Wheels (Post 15515888)
71 years OLD.QUOTE]

What are Kolaches?

Here you go.

https://www.google.com/search?q=kola...w=1680&bih=879
http://www.kolachefactory.com/

Pretty common in parts of south central, central and southeast Texas. Where I live in deep south TX "pan dulce" is more the norm but you probably know what that is. All good rewards for riding the bike :)

Shp4man 04-16-13 10:46 AM

Lots of nice C+V steel in this thread!

I currently have 6 bikes, but that changes from time to time. I'd like to have a modern, carbon fiber, brifter equipped wonder, but don't have a grand or 2 to spend on a bike right now. So I buy bikes from the last century on Craiglist for cheap and restore them to their former glory!

Current project is a 1983 SR , nice light bike, about 21 pounds. It's a little too big for me so it looks like this:
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-B...4/HPIM0937.JPG

But I'm an old guy, so I can get away with a setup like this^^.:)

mtn.cyclist 04-16-13 11:05 AM

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Carbon Trek HT ready for Leadville Trail 100

http://bikeforums.net/attachment.php...hmentid=311140

big john 04-16-13 11:06 AM

[QUOTE=Rwc5830;15516870]
Quote:

Originally Posted by big john (Post 15516790)

Here you go.

https://www.google.com/search?q=kola...w=1680&bih=879
http://www.kolachefactory.com/

Pretty common in parts of south central, central and southeast Texas. Where I live in deep south TX "pan dulce" is more the norm but you probably know what that is. All good rewards for riding the bike :)

Looks like yummy ride food! Yes, pan dulce is common here and there is a bakery which has an entire wall devoted to it.

big john 04-16-13 11:09 AM

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Originally Posted by mtn.cyclist (Post 15516971)
Carbon Trek HT ready for Leadville Trail 100

http://bikeforums.net/attachment.php...hmentid=311140

Are you doing the event?

mtn.cyclist 04-16-13 11:11 AM

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Originally Posted by big john (Post 15516994)
Are you doing the event?

I did it last year and in 2000.

I-Like-To-Bike 04-16-13 11:49 AM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by rm -rf (Post 15516539)
Theme of the day: Bridges.

1998 Vaterland 3 speed Coaster Brake IGH, used daily for commuting 1998-2002, weekend riding since. With Bridge:
http://bikeforums.net/attachment.php...hmentid=311146

Without Bridge:

http://bikeforums.net/attachment.php...hmentid=311147

2000 Ragazzi 7 speed Coaster Brake IGH (German Dept Store bike sold by Real in Germany) used for commuting 2002-2012, during the week for utility around town 2012-today (No Bridge Pic available):

http://bikeforums.net/attachment.php...hmentid=311148

jimmuller 04-16-13 12:02 PM

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Originally Posted by I-Like-To-Bike (Post 15517166)
1998 Vaterland 3 speed Coaster Brake IGH, used daily for commuting 1998-2002, weekend riding since. With Bridge:...

When I first read this I thought it was about the brake bridge, seein' as how it had a coaster brake.

Nice pics.

rydabent 04-16-13 02:27 PM

Uh-----------------define old.:)

Zinger 04-16-13 02:38 PM

[QUOTE=Rwc5830;15516870]
Quote:

Originally Posted by big john (Post 15516790)

Here you go.

https://www.google.com/search?q=kola...w=1680&bih=879
http://www.kolachefactory.com/

Pretty common in parts of south central, central and southeast Texas. Where I live in deep south TX "pan dulce" is more the norm but you probably know what that is. All good rewards for riding the bike :)

Hmmm

That's not unlike the egg and cheese burritos that I used to take on longer rides. The bike shop guys I rode with would kid me about cholesterol but it's just an idea I brought from paving crews I'd worked on.

digibud 04-16-13 03:10 PM

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Originally Posted by rydabent (Post 15517776)
Uh-----------------define old.:)

That's a bit of a moving target, eh? When you're in diapers, "old" includes kids that can't read yet. Later, "old" is the 22yr old, first year teacher, then old becomes your professors or your boss, and now "old" is anyone with more age spots on their skin than I have.

David Bierbaum 04-16-13 03:32 PM

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Originally Posted by rydabent (Post 15517776)
Uh-----------------define old.:)

Old = ("One's own age" + "20 Years"). This definition never changes no matter what value you apply to "One's own age"!
:geek:

Pars 04-16-13 03:48 PM

This is what this "old" person rides, and has ridden for 40 years... Pic is from last year, when it was only 39. Or maybe the year before.

http://i883.photobucket.com/albums/a...8-10065508.jpg


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