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Old 05-05-19, 05:58 PM
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Show Us Your Bikes Starting With G

Here's your chance to show us your bikes alphabetically!

It goes like this: every fortnight I'll start a new thread with a new letter in alphabetical order. Post your classic and vintage bikes that correspond to that letter, eg; C = Cinelli, Carlton, Ciocc. M = Mercian, Masi, Motobecane. And so on and so forth. The letter of the fortnight should correspond with the marque, not the model. For example; you could post your Tommasini Prestige in the T thread, but not in the P thread. If you're not sure, take a look at the word on your downtube. There's a grey area with people's names - Bruce Gordon, Claud Butler, etc., but I'll leave it up to the owners which thread is preferred. Make sense?

So let's see your Gordonsons, Guerciottis and [insert popular Taiwanese bike manufacturer.]
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Me and my Giordana's are on this one!

XL Super, Excell Podium steel and Campagnolo Athena 11 speed:





Antares, Columbus Cromor and 7400 Dura Ace:





Polaris, Columbus SLX and 7400 Dura Ace:





And the latest that's still waiting it's build, a Scorpius, Columbus SL and....:

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1980 Gios Super Record








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Polaris, Columbus SLX and 7400 Dura Ace:


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1980 Gios Super Record

Phwoar. What's that red thing under the saddle? Ejector seat button? Concor Supercorsas FTW!
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1995 Gios Compact Pro and 1992 ish Gion Italia
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Greg Lemond (BF hasn't seen this one yet)

Gitane (there was a thread, it was a while ago)

I also have a beater Craigslist 80s gios torino (?) with sliding dropout plates and a lot of rust that I can't seem to find a picture of.

And a Gary Fisher while conversion from a half dozen years ago.

And a Gary fisher MTB wearing Cinelli stickers.

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Hmm all i got is GT's for this

1994 Zaskar LE (In Build Queue)


1986 GT Backwoods (In Build Queue)


1988 GT Avalanche (In Build Queue)


and finally 1999 GT Avalanche
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Two Gardin's and a Gianella. All Canadian.
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Hmmm... I was debating this but since the Greg Lemond "door" has been opened above I'll post mine here now also. I'll save the trek era Lemonds for the L thread.

First is the 1989ish Ventoux. Made with Cromor tubing and sporting a Shimano 8 speed setup. This is one of my plushier rides thanks to the cushy bar tape, Brooks saddle, and 700 x 27 Veloflex tubulars. Actually had it out today for a chillin' 30 mile ride.

Old setup:







Out today:



Next is the Maillot Jaune, Columbus TSX and Campagnolo 8 Speed. A real favorite of mine for how well it reacts under you.







I've got a pre-Trek Gan GLX too but it's branded "Lemond" so I'll save it with the other Lemonds for the L thread.
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Originally Posted by jamesdak View Post
Hmmm... I was debating this but since the Greg Lemond "door" has been opened
Opened? This is The place!

The downtube days greg Lemond, and the headbadge reads "GL"!

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Originally Posted by IthaDan View Post

The downtube days greg Lemond, and the headbadge reads "GL"!
Yep, as mentioned in post #1 , when the marque is somebody's name it's up to the owner which name gets posted in which thread; G for Greg or L for Lemond. Having said that, I don't want to see the same bike in both G and L - just pick one and stick to it. (But it's only an internet forum so all I can really do is shake my fist.)
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Originally Posted by P!N20 View Post
Yep, as mentioned in post #1 , when the marque is somebody's name it's up to the owner which name gets posted in which thread; G for Greg or L for Lemond. Having said that, I don't want to see the same bike in both G and L - just pick one and stick to it. (But it's only an internet forum so all I can really do is shake my fist.)
Trek era bikes get posted in L. Ten speed drive era bikes are G. Just my $.02. You won't see mine in the L thread.

The modern, third, incarnarion? I haven't looked at the branding closely enough to have an opinion.

I really only posted it to balance out the weirdness of the gitane boneshaker. I stretched, whoops.
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Originally Posted by fleslider View Post
Hmm all i got is GT's for this

1986 GT Backwoods (In Build Queue)
I know you’ve shown that one before, but what is the wheelbase? Looks longer then a Trek 720.
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Phwoar. What's that red thing under the saddle? Ejector seat button? Concor Supercorsas FTW!

lol. It's the SciCon saddle bag clip/mount: https://us.sciconbags.com/hipo-550-black-rl-2-1
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Some kind of Girodana, Sl tubes, shamals, Athena $400 on Craigslist five years ago.

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Some kind of Girodana, Sl tubes, shamals, Athena $400 on Craigslist five years ago.



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Here is my Gazelle Primeur

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How about a Gazelle built Grand Prix

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eventtually I will have a Gugie'd Gran(d) Sport(s)
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Some kind of Girodana, Sl tubes, shamals, Athena $400 on Craigslist five years ago.
Nice, it's a Scorpius
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Nice, it's a Scorpius
Sure enough. Now that I'm not on my phone I can see that's what the top tube says.
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