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Old 08-22-21, 03:22 PM
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A Musical Frame

Spotted this at a vintage bike fair today: a frame in the shape of a G key. According to its owner it was built to order for a musician, who never collected it. Still in as-new condition.


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Old 08-22-21, 03:53 PM
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Looks sharp. I hope he does not get a flat.
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....doesn't run over anything sharp...
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Major or minor inconvenience.
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Needs a proper bag to store Clef bars to stave off hunger.
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Old 08-22-21, 04:38 PM
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Originally Posted by non-fixie View Post
a frame in the shape of a G key.
I agree it looks sorta like a treble clef.
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I wonder if they considered better cranks. Keeps your tempo up.




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Was it parked in the "G" spot?
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Now it’s been sustained...

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I wonder if they considered better cranks. Keeps your tempo up.




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Did you mean a-chord-ing to the owner...?

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Spotted this at a vintage bike fair today: a frame in the shape of a G key. According to its owner it was built to order for a musician, who never collected it. Still in as-new condition.


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Old 08-22-21, 05:11 PM
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There is 78 year old resident of Weston, CT. who plays five stringed Telecasters tuned to G (tuning Low to High is x G D G B D )
Perhaps he might enjoy that. It might make for a unique prop to pose with for an album/cd cover.
Its a gas.. Slap a CAPO on the 4th Fret da da, dad duh da duh.......
You might want to telephone him in the next few days because he's gonna be doing a few shows on the road with his group starting in September.
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Originally Posted by Vintage Schwinn View Post
There is 78 year old who plays five stringed Telecasters tuned to G. Perhaps he might enjoy that.
I don't see a music staff on the bike, so ... do you know anybody who plays in open C?
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Old 08-22-21, 06:04 PM
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what? how could anyone refrain from actually collecting their order? he/she needs to be behind bars. the injustice!!
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They probably thought it was too fiddly...
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It sure is a”Peace” of work!
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Could use a fluted seat post.

What's the wheel bass?
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Are the pedals behind the saddle? Sorry no pun.
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Is it me, or does that fork need a tuning?

I bet that bike just hums down the road.

Probably picked it up for a song.


sorry, just couldn’t help myself😀

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Old 08-23-21, 09:47 AM
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but don't enter a race, probably get in treble with the UCI
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Geez. It took me a couple of beats to figure out the music references.
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so much fun...picking at this thread. i image we could really string this one along drumming up so many puns
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I knew I would find an appreciative audience here. Thanks guys!

BTW, the bike is for sale, and according to another visitor of said fair who test-rode the bike it is straight and rides "better than expected". FWIW.
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Originally Posted by non-fixie View Post
I knew I would find an appreciative audience here. Thanks guys!

BTW, the bike is for sale, and according to another visitor of said fair who test-rode the bike it is straight and rides "better than expected". FWIW.
duly noted!!
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