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Old 12-04-13, 09:11 PM   #26
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OK Lug lickers and carbon fiber hot shots might both find something to like in:
Seven Cycles 622-SLX

The lugs are titanium and the tubes are CF.
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I date back to the "all steel" era- a red DeRosa I saw in a magazine story was my dream. Today it would be considered just an "old steel bike".
You mean something like this?

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No contest here. The '50s, '60s, '70s & '80s lugged steel bikes rule for looks.

This one a '73 Italvega
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Fred Birchmore's Reinhardt, Bucephalus.
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I'm a sucker for stuff like this:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/49353569@N00/10456450004/

As for modern builders, I like almost any of J.P. Weigle's more recent builds:

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1936 BSA Opperman Special. Its my Holy Grail. More pics and info here: http://bsamuseum.wordpress.com/1936-...erman-special/
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Old 12-06-13, 03:57 PM   #36
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No sir, may be true for you, but not for me.
I figured to have at least one disagreement.

That Monarch Silver King is sweet !

If you likum gears though here's some cool ones:

http://www.cicloclassico.com/Collection.html
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I do like geared bikes good enough, but balloon tire bikes take my mind back
to another place and time like no other bike can.
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Was it Stan Lee's super humans where a guy reached 85mph in some thing like that?
Sam Whittingham. He was the world's fastest self-propelled human until some dutch kid beat his record:
http://www.bikeradar.com/us/gear/art...tingham-19140/
http://www.bikeradar.com/us/road/new...3-13mph-38440/

Sam also builds some pretty schweet frames:
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Old 12-07-13, 01:43 AM   #39
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Sam Whittingham. He was the world's fastest self-propelled human until some dutch kid beat his record:
He's still got the record for most miles ridden in an hour, 56.373miles. To me that's even more impressive.

That's a pretty frame there.
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He's still got the record for most miles ridden in an hour, 56.373miles. To me that's even more impressive.

That's a pretty frame there.
More of his eye candy here: http://timetogetnaked.com/
More about him: http://sports.espn.go.com/espnmag/story?id=3405498 (FWIW: I was at the incident described in the beginning of the article. I heard the tire pop.)
Sam lives up to his company's name: http://sports.espn.go.com/espnmag/ga...395474&index=9 (not 100% SFW)
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Old 12-08-13, 06:03 PM   #42
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Check out this photo of an '85 Raleigh Portage that I just saw over in C&V.



Belongs to a poster named "crapshoot"



Do Trikes count ? Nice little Thai pedal power samlor
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