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Old 12-11-13, 10:17 PM
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Originally Posted by lasauge View Post
Here's my blue '73 World Voyageur:

Now you're bringing back memories. Add black Blumel Popular fenders, swap the wheels out for sewups, Brooks Swallow saddle, Pletscher rack, first generation Cannondale bags (dual panniers and that crazy handbar bag that was suspended from the brake levers) and you're talking the bike I rode all over the Lake Erie area and into Ontario back in the early 70's. I figure I put about 5000 miles on that bike in four years.

And I'm still looking for another opaque blue 23" frame to build it up again.

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