My name is Taylor and I've been a fan of bikeforums for some time as I was brought to archived threads when researching for a few years now. I started out riding hard on a midskool Schwinn Predator bmx and got my first roadie while in college, a Motobecane Record:
I got into vintage bikes when I bought an old Takara and fell in love with steel:
From there I reflected my francophile nature with a 78 Motobecane Grand Record equipped with Suntour Cyclone components and I loved it:
Sadly, I fell onto hard times and let all those bikes go. I had a Motobecane Mirage that I flirted with making into a fixed gear:
But then I found this:
and turned it into this:
and it's been love ever since.
Looking forward to contributing to the community!