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For the month of May:Five Foot Two, Bikes of Blue

Old 05-01-18, 05:36 AM
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Originally Posted by solidtyres
Get out of the way , old man!!
And get off my lawn!



Actually, I don't care about the lawn that much and now that it really, actually, finally, honestly IS the month of May I will post some of our blue bikes.

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The Ciocc has since moved on, but the others remain.




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For some variation on the theme, I am going to include those bike that aren't blue or are "gone."

This is now just a bent up frame set:

1973 Motobecane Le Champion 24", on Flickr

Current:

P1030662], on Flickr


1983 Colnago Superissimo, on Flickr

Paint removed:

Pinarello Tre Cime - as purchased, on Flickr

Sold:

P1030250, on Flickr

C&V?

1997 Specialized RockHopper, on Flickr

Wife's:

Raliegh DS, on Flickr

Almost blue:

1991 Pinarello Montello 60 cm, on Flickr
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Old 05-01-18, 07:16 AM
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Old 05-01-18, 07:17 AM
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^^^
Black, Silver & Blue is kinda new
But Squirt the dog is C&V too

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Old 05-01-18, 07:53 AM
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Blue's my favorite bike color, and I have two in this color. One is borderline C&V, and one isn't hardly close to C&V.

1997 Trek 750:

IMG_20171105_142548980 by jnjadcock, on Flickr

2015 Trek Verve 3:

verve_cows by jnjadcock, on Flickr
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I can do blue.
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Clockwork, not vintage but it's blue.
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Old 05-01-18, 10:11 AM
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Five bikes blue, wheels of two
and a frame too

86 waterford standard by galon783, on Flickr

100_3871 by galon783, on Flickr

853 paramount 9 by galon783, on Flickr

100_3883 by galon783, on Flickr

R30 Paramount 7 by galon783, on Flickr

100_4058 by galon783, on Flickr
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Only two in blue.
Mine.



Mrs. Cassave's Mixte.
In blue too.

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Wonderful bikes all-

Believe to have posted these boring blue bikes more than once. But I give up on how to display images via from PC or mobile version on Bike Forums. This and that securities, awful navigation, what to do now.. write source code?

'85 Ochsner - never ridden, brand new
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DSC_2442 by carrera247, on Flickr

'79 Colnago super
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DSC_0728 by carrera247, on Flickr

Fresh '76 Viscount Aerospace Pro with enough blue to qualify
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DSC_2526 by carrera247, on Flickr

And this funky thingy in the fleet.
Bike-E w/ Sachs IGH 3 speed and 7 speed cog- anodized blue aluminum
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DSC_1725 by carrera247, on Flickr

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Old 05-01-18, 11:31 AM
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'71 Schwinn Paramount



'81 Univega Super Strada (sold a while back, but still quite blue)
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Old 05-01-18, 11:41 AM
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Ice blue 1983 Univega Vist Sport mixte. Seriously nimble and quick!
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Old 05-01-18, 11:42 AM
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Some of these are stunning! I have only recently come to realize how much I love blue bikes, especially with chrome/silver accents and components.

One of my favorite things to see on a ride is a blue bike underneath me and a blue sky reflected in a polished quill stem.

I'm still quite enamored with how this turned out after powdercoat and a 650B wheel swap.


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Old 05-01-18, 12:52 PM
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No Gios yet? Someone must have one!
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Not as old or as nice as most of the others here, but i love this old thing, it rides well, fits me well and I've used it a lot more than any of my other bikes by far, should really have posted it in the drop bar mountain bikes thread
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Originally Posted by lonesomesteve
Sweet, sweet bike.
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Simpsons Sears 1974. Made in Taiwan, possibly by Giant.

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Old 05-01-18, 08:07 PM
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I looked at that photo and thought, "Damn, that looks like Illinois." My sister lived down the road from you in Oregon IL.
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Originally Posted by thumpism
I looked at that photo and thought, "Damn, that looks like Illinois." My sister lived down the road from you in Oregon IL.
It certainly has a 'look' to it!

Oregon is a cute little town, I'm hoping to get back down there this summer. I think the Great Lakes Randonneurs have a Populaire around that area that I'd like to try out as well.
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Fuji S12-s 650b conversion



Mid 80s Orbea Cabestany



Bridgestone Mile 112




Lemond Gan GLX




Greg Lemond Maillot Jaune




87 Tempo....in the build que
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