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Old 01-13-14, 12:59 PM   #1
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New old guy in Ohio - vintage nut

Just getting into bikes, probably some mild form of mid-life crisis

I know nothing about bikes but am starting to learn.

Couple of years ago thanks to Craigs List I picked up a blue 1980 Schwinn World Tourist 100% original, then a yellow 1973 Schwinn Super Sport with alloy wheels, both in superb condition, and bargain-priced. The yellow Super Sport was no doubt a replacement for the yellow Le Tour from my teen years!

Then late last summer my brother-in-law gave me his 1973 Peugeot UO-8, which I've just started to restore and pimp out with vintage accessories, or at least period-correct new retro accessories. I'm all about aesthetics, and am making this one a period-correct and very French touring bike. Photos will be posted maybe in February in March of the completed restoration.

On the other side of the spectrum, my wife has a 2013 Canondale Quick 4.

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Old 01-13-14, 01:01 PM   #2
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Welcome to the neighborhood! I'm a recovering Ohioan, current vintage nut. There's LOT'S of great info and grat people in the C&V forums.
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Old 01-13-14, 01:10 PM   #3
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Welcome to the forums. I look forward to the pictures.
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Welcome. I am also a recovering Ohioan. And vintage head.
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Welcome, and pix or it didn't happen!
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Mid-life crisis? Psh, more like DESTINY.

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