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    1947 Bob Brown Road Race Berkeley, Ca

    http://tariksaleh.com/bike/bobbrownrr.html

    Look they are not using clipless or handbrakes!
    Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
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    Iguana Subsystem dolface's Avatar
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    10, 15, and 16 all appear to have handbrakes

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    Quote Originally Posted by dolface
    10, 15, and 16 all appear to have handbrakes
    So those three guys are the 1947 vintage yuppies?

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    total hipsters! I mean they are riding gosh darn track drops on the road??!??!?!??!

    Seriously though this picture warms my heart!
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    except this guy:
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    dolface is way too fast! but seriously i love vintage pics like this.
    if there were a "post your vintage fixie pics" thread, i would click it.

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    you can see the united artists theater sign in the big version. cool. and check out my man neil. albany represent.

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    is neil estrada still in the albany phone book? that would be wild.

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    I wonder if they had raging and ceaseless arguments about whether or not they should run brakes.
    One thing about living in Santa Carla I never could stomach -- all the damn vampires.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spider-man
    I wonder if they had raging and ceaseless arguments about whether or not they should run brakes.
    These arguments about running handbrakes are all that separate us from the animals!

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    do you think they did skids or skips? or just back pressure.

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    I want to track down the route and make it an alleycat.

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