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Old 03-12-19, 06:32 PM
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Bikes: 1964 Legnano Roma, 1973 Raleigh Super Course, 1978 Raleigh Super Course, 1978 Peugeot PR10, 2002 Specialized Allez, 2007 Specialized Roubaix, 2013 Culprit Croz Blade

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I've been "enjoying" my '64 Legnano for 55 years. I was a teenager not much younger than you are when I got this bike new. I'm 69 now, and still enjoying the ride. Get out there and ride, lots of miles, lots of smiles. Sure the old bike has a few battle scars, but do does the rider.

Funny story. I built a Raleigh Super Course from a frame I found in the trash. I posted a picture of my new proud creation here on Bikeforums. When I looked at the picture, I noticed a paint chip on the right chainstay. It bugged me so much that I ran out to the garage with touch-up paint (at 10 o'clock at night) and "fixed" the chip. The first scratch is the hardest.

My Raleigh, paint chip fixed, till the next time.

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