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Old 12-16-18, 11:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Andy_K View Post
I went for a rainy ride with my cyclocross teammates in Portland today. Everyone else was on modern bikes. I rode my 1972 Motobecane Grand Record. I'd love to tell the typical story of how impressed they all were that I could hang with them on a vintage bike, but the truth is I could only keep up because they were going at a casual pace. Not that the bike wasn't up to it -- I'm just slow. I did get a couple of compliments on the fenders.
The bike is ALWAYS up to it.
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