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50 Years Ago: June 1969 in Bicycling! magazine

Old 06-09-19, 05:31 PM
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50 Years Ago: June 1969 in Bicycling! magazine

Interesting content and ad copy seemed to be a bit light 50 years ago this month in Bicycling, but I've included two articles that spoke to me the loudest.

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Pretty cool to see this ad. Chardon is a great community not far from me. Bought a mint miyata there.
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Good stuff Speed... thanks for the share.
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So...is the story on page 8 worth posting?
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Originally Posted by Spoonrobot View Post
So...is the story on page 8 worth posting?
OK, because you made me laugh...... The issue is...it appears to be a two-part article that started with 3 girls in the May issue and now is down to 2 girls in the June issue.
Complicating matters is that the pages of both articles are stuck together.
I'll see what I can do.
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Loved the world tourist. Ty man!
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Prompted by @Spoonrobot's pondering above, I've attached the two-part story here.
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Originally Posted by SpeedofLite View Post
Prompted by @Spoonrobot's pondering above, I've attached the two-part story here.
Surprised no actual photos accompanied the story, especially given that a photog was one of the people who initiated the story. Which led me to wonder if the story was just a '60's "pipe-dream."

But it was not! From a Texas newspaper:

The Monitor - Your Freedom Newspaper
McAllen, Texas Sunday, September 22, 1968

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Originally Posted by retrofit View Post
Surprised no actual photos accompanied the story, especially given that a photog was one of the people who initiated the story. Which led me to wonder if the story was just a '60's "pipe-dream."

But it was not! From a Texas newspaper:

The Monitor - Your Freedom Newspaper
McAllen, Texas Sunday, September 22, 1968
I had the same thought as you about photos and the photographer, but I didn't think to search further.
Thanks for contributing! Good find!
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Originally Posted by SpeedofLite View Post
Complicating matters is that the pages of both articles are stuck together.
Um...
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Originally Posted by SpeedofLite View Post
Prompted by @Spoonrobot's pondering above, I've attached the two-part story here.
I'll admit to be a little cheeky about asking but was genuinely interested. Thanks for scanning and posting, those are delightful articles with quite interesting art choices.
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Originally Posted by noobinsf View Post
Um...
Oh, that was a lie to attract interest of any other savages hoping to find some Crescent-like titillation in the article.
You know....marketing.
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