Join Date: Aug 2006
Bikes: Raleigh, Trek, Schwinn, Falcon, Specialized
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I have been hanging out here but never introduced myself.
Name: Ric Greene
Occ: Systems Analyst
Current Area: WI
Co Manager of Schwinn Collectors
Currently 62 bikes in my collection. Current favorites: 66 Schwinn Fastback, Mint 76 Schwinn Superior, 1972 Schwinn Paramount, 84 Trek 660 and 84 Schwinn Peleton. Almost complete on a 74 Falcon restore. Oh can't forget my 54 Schwinn Green Phantom.
Items I would currently love to find: Falcon San Remo, Condor, or a mint Trek 760. Can only dream of a Alex Singer.
Member of numerous bike forums.
Started riding as a lad in San Diego and been hooked ever since. Started with stingrays, migrated to BMX (and boards) and then road bikes. I was stuck on collecting the rays for a bit while still hitting the roads almost daily on my roadie. I guess deep down that is who I really am. If I can't ride it until it hurts it drives me crazy. On the Schwinn forum am known as Fastback Maniac. My love for Schwinn Fastbacks and my maniac behavior of having to ride the roads so much. Love hitting those back roads.
I have a few English 3 speeds in my stable as well.
Anyway, hope to be getting to know and meet some new bike fanatics. I have meet numerous individuals in this sport/hobby over the years.
Vote to help get Levi into the Tour de France if you haven't already. Congrats Levi on Tour of California.
Sheldon you will always be in our memories....
Falcon - Ric
"Respect your Fellow Collector"