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Old 03-28-07, 03:53 PM   #1
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I'm hoooooooooooooome!!!!

Colorado is a really pretty place!!








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Old 03-28-07, 03:58 PM   #2
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Old 03-28-07, 04:03 PM   #3
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I was in Bouder where I saw this sign. At first I thought there was an "E" after the "P". I had to look twice.

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Old 03-28-07, 04:17 PM   #4
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My nephew has a cool bike:




This bike belongs to his kid. I gave him heck for getting a Huffy....




...until I saw the headset on it.

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Old 03-28-07, 04:17 PM   #5
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Thanks daddy! Nice avatar with you and mom!



Here are a few of my nephew's other bikes that are at his shop:






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Looks like you had fun in Colorado. Got anymore pictures and stories?
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hey Siu *waves* glad you had a great trip!!!
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More to the point......

Did you bring home a skinny tire bike?
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More pics of his shop (I'm soooo proud of him)






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I was in Bouder where I saw this sign. At first I thought there was an "E" after the "P". I had to look twice.

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I spent a lot of the time visiting my relatives and driving around the mountains. I tried to hook up with snowy but unfortunately, our schedules conflicted. I did get to talk to her on the phone and she is sweet as ever!

The first thing I noticed is that this area is really a haven for bikes. Bikes were EVERYWHERE!! Parking was not a problem in a very popular area called "Pearl Street Mall" because everyone used their bikes!!

I was scheduled for a fitting, and BOY do they get really detailed! I spent a few hours at the shop talking and getting to know the people there. I swear.....this shop is very unlike any others in the area. It is purely custom (I didn't know that). So I did not come home with a skinny tired bike. I was very impressed by his shop. Something only dreams are made of. You should see the neat old stuff he had around it - and the neat NEW stuff too. I got to touch all these really nice bikes that I have only HEARD of. I was in HEAVEN!!
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Glad you had a good time, sad you did not go skinny tire
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nice shop! (and scenery too)
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Glad you had a good time, sad you did not go skinny tire
But I DID go skinny tire........

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nice shop! (and scenery too)
Thank you. I'm really proud of him. He worked hard to make this shop what it is.
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Oh! Mich wanted me to post this pic of the front of his shop. You know we have to do the classic "Shadiyah" pic whenever anyone travels.......It really sums up how I felt.

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Old 03-28-07, 05:25 PM   #18
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Time for a head to head shadiyah pic contest...


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Well of course Shadiyah wins since she is the originator!
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Looks like you have a cool nephew. I want to be his friend.
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Mich's arms aren't high enough in his pic. No enthusiasm.
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Mich's arms aren't high enough in his pic. No enthusiasm.
I didn't know where to put em. I was trying to be all relaxed, go with the flow of the scenery of stinson beach.
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But I DID go skinny tire........

Oh duh, that's right.

You a lot of discipline and/or willpower to go to a place like that and not come out with a bike.

I'm proud of your nephew and I don't even know him.

Looks like a hell of a shop.
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Old 03-28-07, 06:06 PM   #24
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Thank you Lecterman. He has met quite a few cool people who visit his shop and he gets nice recommendations.

The only reason I didn't leave with a bike is because......



















it's kinda on order...
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Oh! Mich wanted me to post this pic of the front of his shop. You know we have to do the classic "Shadiyah" pic whenever anyone travels.......It really sums up how I felt.

Teehee! I love it! You've got great form!

It really looks like you had a blast! I'm jealous! I've lived right next door to Colorado my whole life, and I still haven't been there! I think its definitely a must now, especially after seeing those gorgeous mountain pics! Thanks for sharing Siu, and I'm glad you're back home!
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