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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 03-06-06, 10:11 AM   #1
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cool old (40s) video of bikes being made

industry on parade!

must be 40s or early 50s

http://www.webcastgroup.com/client/s...=0670224062155
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Old 03-06-06, 10:24 AM   #2
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deja vu.
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damn, the pinstriping on the fenders by hand = sweet.
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damn, the pinstriping on the fenders by hand = sweet.
Yeah, I gotta practice up on that - hand-detail your whole bike.
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i saw a bike at one lbs here where someone had punched uniform holes in the rear fender and tied orange strings through each hole and to the axle, or probably the chainstay near the axle, i should have looked.

damn cool, though. looked like the sun was rising from the rear wheel of the bike.

the words "fenders" and "hand detail" brought that to mind.
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