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Old 11-01-18, 06:06 AM
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For November, show us your gr[ea]y bikes

This month, we'd like to see your gray-colored bikes, or grey-coloured bikes, depending on how you spell.

This doesn't include silver, as we ask for silver and chrome in June.
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One gray and one greyer.
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1990 touring frame made by the original Fuji.
It was powdercoated a simple gray by the previous owner and I bought it here a few years ago and built it up with a mix of period correct and new components.
Its taken me across Iowa on two RAGBRAIs, a handful of 2-4 day self contained tours, work commuting every once in a while when the schedule allows, and thousands of fun miles.


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Here's my grey one. I don't have a current photo. The Cinelli uni-crown fork is gone. It now has an all chrome Somec fork with less rake. The bike rides a 100 times better with the current fork, but I have some shoe overlap. BTW: It's an SLX Titan.

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1978 Fuji Pro.


1985 Tommy Quick


1995 Limongi.
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Old 11-01-18, 10:55 AM
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Early 80s Casati Perfection; unpainted steel with matte clearcoat.



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Old 11-01-18, 11:06 AM
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One actual bike, and three soon to be...

’78 Benotto 3000




’72/‘73 Nishiki Professional




‘84 Trek 520




’84 Trek 400




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Modern lugged steel - mixed Columbus - is only 15 years old. I had to have gray w/ ivory panels. Jon Tallerico is in central California.


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Originally Posted by Wileyone View Post

1995 Limongi.
Love that Limongi!

I don't know anything about them, but its very pretty and tastefully set-up. Is that a single or double crankset?
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Originally Posted by Giacomo 1 View Post
Love that Limongi!

I don't know anything about them, but its very pretty and tastefully set-up. Is that a single or double crankset?
They were made in Trois-Rivieres Quebec. It is Columbus SLX with Cinelli Lugs, BB and rear brake bracket. In this pic it is set uo with a single chainring. I have since changed it to a double. Full DA 7700 Brakes are 7800. It weighs just under 20lbs.
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Got this 1989 Trek 420 from BF member dweenk a couple of weeks ago. Thanks Dale!

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McBain 'Record' track bike. Made in Tasmania, Australia. Tange Aero tubing:

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Does naked steel count? A little chrome too, but not too much. My Super Course, stripped, assembled for trial rides before repaint. I kind of liked the rat rod look.


The pedals and seat angle were temporary.
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I've got just the one. My 1989 Lemond Ventoux.










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Teledyne Titan (no paint) Some here have said I can't do older bikes.


1988 Centurion Dave Scott Ironman (re-paint) Mainstream Japanese bike, on 'roids.


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This isn't nearly as cool or rare as a lot of other bikes in this thread, and I'm not even sure I'd call it grey, but here's my entry.

This is is my wife's Specialized Sequoia Elite. I bought it from a widow who said her late husband had ridden it from Boulder Colorado to their home in Peoria, IL prior to his death. Wifey is a casual trail rider, so I guess this old girl saw her glory days a decade or two ago.
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Trek 510 frameset bought blue, stripped for braze-ons, then resprayed with Rustoleum's finest titanium. We all need a little Ti, right?
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1987? Ross Mt. Hood
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kind of a lousy picture, but - as found in the wild.

'Dark Pewter' according to the original specs.

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Nearly every month, I think to myself, well, I can't participate, as I don't have a bike of that color. And then I remember I do.

~1996 Lemond Titanium. I don't even know if this has a model name.

I'm going to make yooze cringe by telling you I'm getting some 650b wheels ready to put on it.



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My AWOL

needs a bath....and a seat

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