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February is the month of Pink and Red Bicycles

Old 02-01-18, 07:47 PM
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Old 02-01-18, 07:56 PM
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I love pink. 1. As do I ]I love Tommasinis. 2. As do I, also And your bike is my size.3. As it is mine also
We're three for three, who said there is no agreement between folks anymore

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Miyata 310 as purchased. I hope to go through it soon, but for now here it is. I to have a B-day this month.
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Wow... I need to work on pic sizes.
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And here's part of a 1987 Ross Centaur that I'm working on bringing back to it's original pink and white paint job. Someone spray painted over the pink with black and did a terrible job.
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Picked this 1962, Chain Bike Corporation (Ross predecessor) Starjet as a rust bucket a little over 2 years ago.

Now, almost ready to get a new home with my wife's piano teacher.

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Old 02-01-18, 08:37 PM
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I can finally do red! Woohoooooo!
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Old 02-01-18, 08:40 PM
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Old 02-01-18, 08:52 PM
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My redhot Cinnamon Girl, the ‘86 Trek 760 Pro Series. Campy NR drivetrain, full 531c. Have since added Mavic tubulars.
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Old 02-01-18, 09:02 PM
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Steve- and soon the red Paramount!
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[IMG]DSC_0212 by carrera247, on Flickr[/IMG]
"Zitto e Cavalcare" Perfect! I had to run that one through Google Translate.
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Old 02-01-18, 09:11 PM
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1963 Desiree

All imported parts and frame, branded as Desiree and built/sold by Robert Alexander, Santa Barbara CA. Note the 60-50-26 chainrings(most came with 54-50-26) and the custom rear cage(standard on all Desiree bikes) to wrap the huge amount of chain when in the granny gear. I doubt if more than 300 were built/sold during 1959-1965. If anyone has or knows of another please contact me.

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Old 02-01-18, 09:14 PM
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The only frame I ever (partly) built. Paint by Bernie Mikkelsen a long long time ago.




The only other Red bike I ever owned... and it's only partly red.




Well, ok. I think of this one as black but it does have some red.



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Old 02-01-18, 09:21 PM
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A pair of these passed through my hands years ago when I knew next to nothing. Didn't know how to dial in the fit and moved them both on. Now days I really wish I had kept one just for how cool they look.



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Old 02-01-18, 09:26 PM
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fillet brazed '86 Brodie Romax in "almost Team Stumpjumper" pink

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I like pink but a fully pink bike? I couldn't do it!

How about this for a compromise?

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Old 02-01-18, 09:36 PM
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I couldn't help it. Your Ironman pic was killing my OCD I had to do something about it.

Beautiful bikes by the way!


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My flamingo pink Team Fuji
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Old 02-02-18, 12:00 AM
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I've been cleaning, servicing, and tweaking my Eros this winter. Will snap an updated pic soon.

Keep those pink bikes coming!
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Boring (to look at) red 1990 C-dale ST600. It's a workhorse that gets ridden, though. I think of this as my most 'competent' bike. If I ever get around to giving it a full makeover, it'll likely end up on whatever month has green bikes representing.

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Penny, resplendent in her absolutely stunning fire red paint with properly complementary white tape and saddle:



I had a 1983 Trek 970 briefly. Beautiful frame and flawless ride:



This '87 Super Sport was lovely, but possessed a truly (and unfortunately) harsh ride:



My 66cm 1989 Cannondale SR800 was a touch too big for me with this setup (a setup that would go to my Masi), but she was stunning to behold:

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