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Old 04-03-14, 10:38 AM   #4526
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Fatter tires and camo bar tape.
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Old 04-05-14, 10:52 AM   #4527
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Old 04-10-14, 10:22 PM   #4528
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Old 04-12-14, 10:53 PM   #4529
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It must be spring... Forrest got a new back wheel and a new old crank.

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Old 04-17-14, 07:16 PM   #4530
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I've gotten a little nuts but I ride them all (the cannondale just has two sets of tires- 700x38 and 26x2.00)...



And the soon to be completed, newest addition...

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Old 04-24-14, 04:10 PM   #4531
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You never forget your first one...



I rebuilt her this morning after a long retirement... riding made me feel like I was 42 again.

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Old 05-01-14, 06:45 PM   #4532
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My latest edition all built up....

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Old 05-01-14, 06:51 PM   #4533
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Nice!

Let me do the carnival thing and guess your height and weight.

Oh, you're American! This make's it a little easier.

6' 188lb.
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And you're maybe 19 years old.
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Nice!

Let me do the carnival thing and guess your height and weight.

Oh, you're American! This make's it a little easier.

6' 188lb.
What is your deal?
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Old 05-03-14, 08:12 PM   #4536
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Ace, two 3's. Showing.

Yours?
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Yours?
Getting a clearer picture of you based on your posts, especially in Trollheim. (Spelling corrected).

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Old 05-04-14, 12:09 AM   #4538
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.........Trollheim. Spoelling is important.
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Old 05-04-14, 12:12 AM   #4539
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True that. Thanks
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Old 05-14-14, 07:46 AM   #4542
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Oh, he has a whole stable of interesting upright and recumbent hardware.
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Old 05-14-14, 04:32 PM   #4543
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A bay and a half in the garage behind the recumbent to be exact. approximately thirty, give or take a few.
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Old 05-30-14, 11:21 PM   #4544
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Old 05-31-14, 11:06 AM   #4545
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Is the flat tire so you can keep up with him?
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Is the flat tire so you can keep up with him?
No, it had winter air in it, let it out so I can replace it with summer air.

Actually, the picture is from the seller, a guy I know from church. I actually do not have the bike yet, just told him I would take it. I gave up on keeping up years ago. I am the embodiement of the lantern rouge.
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I found this one next to a dumpster the other day and put a new seat on it, it is a pretty sweet ride...

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