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    Seven 622-SLX.jpgSeven-Cycles-622-SLX-photo-Red-Kit-Prayer.jpg

    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.
    "I never lost a race because my bike was too heavy".......George Mount

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    Quote Originally Posted by bjtesch View Post
    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?

    "I'm in shape -- round is a shape." Andy Rooney

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    K2ProFlex baby! ilikebikes's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by mconlonx View Post
    THAT is a pretty sick bike!
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zinger View Post
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    No contest here. The '50s, '60s, '70s & '80s lugged steel bikes rule for looks.

    This one a '73 Italvega
    No sir, may be true for you, but not for me.
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    K2ProFlex baby! ilikebikes's Avatar
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    1948 Monarch Silver King with hex frame tubes.










    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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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:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/4935356...n/photostream/

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    K2ProFlex baby! ilikebikes's Avatar
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    1936 BSA Opperman Special. Its my Holy Grail. More pics and info here: http://bsamuseum.wordpress.com/1936-...erman-special/
    Last edited by ilikebikes; 12-05-13 at 07:47 PM.
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Quote Originally Posted by ilikebikes View Post
    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
    "I never lost a race because my bike was too heavy".......George Mount

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    K2ProFlex baby! ilikebikes's Avatar
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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.
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Quote Originally Posted by jbchybridrider View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff Wills View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by Artkansas View Post
    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)
    Jeff Wills

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    1385429812033.jpg

    those wheels are pretty
    how to tape your bars http://www.flickr.com/photos/89572419@N00/sets/72157629279270681/

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    Check out this photo of an '85 Raleigh Portage that I just saw over in C&V.

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    Belongs to a poster named "crapshoot"

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    Do Trikes count ? Nice little Thai pedal power samlor
    Last edited by Zinger; 12-09-13 at 12:37 AM.
    "I never lost a race because my bike was too heavy".......George Mount

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