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Old 07-11-09, 04:29 PM   #1
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Added to my fleet....

Started with a road bike and last year added a mountain bike. This year my hubby converted my old Bianchi road bike from the 80s into a fixie. After checking out many cool paint jobs, I told him to go with the "Italian" them. Have a white seat ordered to finish it off. I love the way it turned out! It's even personalized with my forum name and the slang in Italy for a "fixed bike" Thought you might enjoy the pictures. I love riding this new bike

It will be a miracle if I actually correctly uploaded the pictures so you can see them!

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Old 07-11-09, 04:39 PM   #2
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Old 07-11-09, 05:55 PM   #3
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Very Nice.
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Nice!!!
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Stylin to the max! I so want a fixie.
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Old 07-11-09, 09:51 PM   #6
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Very cool! I really like the white chain.
I rode my fixie a few weeks ago. It is still a blast. Just pedal, pedal, pedal.
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looking good! Love the personalization, well done. Is a white chain hard to keep clean??
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Nice!

I especially the bar tape!

Going to use that on the Dare?
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Going to use that on the Dare?
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[U]VERY [U] COOL! I haven't been on my Sputnik for awhile. When do we ride?
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If I ever even could make it up the hills with that bike, couldn't you just see me flying down those descents with my feet off the pedals as they whirled around That would be a sight!
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Silver rims are desperately needed on old-school bikes.

Nike build
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Old 07-13-09, 11:05 AM   #13
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looking good! Love the personalization, well done. Is a white chain hard to keep clean??
I'm thinking it will be nearly impossible to keep it clean!!! However you can ask Psimet about my meticulous bike maintenance. No doubt I'll be cleaning after every ride (NOT)
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I'm thinking it will be nearly impossible to keep it clean!!! However you can ask Psimet about my meticulous bike maintenance. No doubt I'll be cleaning after every ride (NOT)
BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHahahahahahahahahaaaaaaaa
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Veryyy cool!
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Love the custom paint job,the Italians are coming!
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Noice!! I still need to attach a front brake to my '73 Continental fixie.
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But have you posted pics on the Fixed Gear/Single Speed forum yet? That's where you'll get the interesting feedback.

And I'm seriously thinking we need to get a BFNIC fixed gear ride sometime. Might be a small group, but that makes coordinating a ride easier. Any possible interest out there?
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But have you posted pics on the Fixed Gear/Single Speed forum yet? That's where you'll get the interesting feedback.

And I'm seriously thinking we need to get a BFNIC fixed gear ride sometime. Might be a small group, but that makes coordinating a ride easier. Any possible interest out there?
I'd never post over there...they are borderline psychos. I mean, I much prefer the BFNIC crazies We got a corner on crazy over here.
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I'd never post over there...they are borderline psychos. I mean, I much prefer the BFNIC crazies We got a corner on crazy over here.
When I got my last fixie I went to post over there and was quickly reminded that I am far too old and far too square to roll with those guys. So it was quickly back to my corner where I belong.
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This thread is missing something....

....what could it be......

....hmmmm.............


Ahh, yes!


Here it is!


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Italian theme is very cool.

Nice bike.
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Old 07-14-09, 11:39 AM   #23
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This thread is missing something....

....what could it be......

....hmmmm.............


Ahh, yes!


Here it is!


When I was in Canada years ago a bartender told me that Labatt's Blue was "the PBR of Canada". It was NOT meant as a compliment!
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Nice bike!

Great choice with the paint.
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Like it like it! The white seat will seal the deal!
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