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    sniffin' glue zoltani's Avatar
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    Single Speed RTW bike tourist turns 100

    And you thought you had street cred....

    Saw this in the touring forum and figured since a lot of you probably don't make it over there I'd pass this along.

    http://www.smithsonianmag.com/histor...tml?c=y&page=1

    "Fred Birchmore's bike was a one-speed, 42-pound Reinhardt that he named Bucephalus, after Alexander the Great's horse. The bike is currently in the National Museum of American History."

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    Senior Member funrover's Avatar
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    Very cool!

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    Brown Bear, Sqrl Hunter Jaytron's Avatar
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    That's awesome!

    Holy crap, 42lbs.
    PedalRoom

    Hey I just met you,
    and this is crazy,
    but here's my Strava,
    follow me maybe.

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