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    Casual Student of C&V J.Oxley's Avatar
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    Ultimate Oldschool

    One of my favorite sites on the web is retronaut.com-- it's a collection of old photos and nostalgic oddities. Anyway, I did a search for 'bicycles' and there's a bit of entertaining stuff on there, so I figured I'd share with my fellow bikeforumers... Here are a couple of examples:

    The Huffy "Radio Bike"!!
    bikeradio.jpg

    Annnnd welcome to the Tour de France. Smoke?
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    Well yeah you need to smoke just before you get to that really tough part of the race!
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    That web site is ahh different but interesting for sure
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    Ah, what's old is new again.

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    Casual Student of C&V J.Oxley's Avatar
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    ...The standover height is seventeen feet. Do you think the bike will fit me?
    Bike repair was so simple when we were all so ignorant we didn't know we couldn't do it. -- FBinNY

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