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Old 02-15-20, 12:17 PM
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Originally Posted by BFisher View Post
Very interesting. It makes me wonder how competing makers were similar/different in design back then.

That shot in front of the white barn doors is fantastic.
Hey thanx! It didn’t take long with the boom in the release of “safety bikes” for races to start popping up. Bike makers soon catered to the needs. Frames were reduced in weight, rat trap pedals, higher BB mounts, drop bars, geo that allowed a leaning out over the bar for aero, larger chain rings, sweeping fork and headtube angles. And that is what we now call the Path Racer.

Bike racing began when the 2nd bicycle was sold. Everybody was zipping around.

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