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Old 11-25-21, 03:54 PM
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A short, chilly 25-miler this Thanksgiving Day. Didn't take many pics, but this old barn caught my attention. Definitely seen better days!

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Nice weather today about 50 and clear great for biking took the SS Nishiki retro mod trainer out of a short Thanksgiving day ride. Still no significant snow cover on trails or roads below 11,000 feet which is pretty much a record for the Rocky mountains this late in the year almost December with no snow cover. Great for biking but bad for nearly everything else if things don't change were looking at 30 percent vegitation and wildlife kill off and winter forest fires.

There Should be about a foot of snow in this spot.

The 40+ year old lower end Nishiki still looks and rides great. Except for the water bottle pedals and bar tapes everything on this one is over 20 years old and salvage.

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Need more detail, who's drinking what?
TUBES: Hop Thirsty Void (Hazy Double IPA)

MRS TUBES: Turbulence (Barrel-Aged Russian Stout)
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Just built it up from a bare frame, and while it was wet and cold today, I took it out for a quick 30 minute ride before the Holiday madness started (and drunks started appearing on the roads) to see how it compared to my other bikes.

As I get a bit more saddle time, I've grown to appreciate steel bikes more and more. This one is certainly better than the Centurion Ironman and Schwinn Le Tour that represented steel in my collection.
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Thanks Tubes, this time of year I might be sipping Mrs. Tubes Stout.
Nice pics!
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Old 11-26-21, 06:31 PM
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We took the tandem tandem out for 25 miles on Thanksgiving Day.

All the leaves are brown [all the leaves are brown] and the sky is gray [and the sky is gray]
We went for a ride [we went for a ride] on Thanksgiving Day [on Thanksgiving Day]
Real cyclists use toe clips.
With great bikes comes great responsibility.
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No black Friday shopping for me, but I did get in a ride on my Peugeot.

There are many many live oak trees in Texas that are always green so this little tree that almost appears to be on fire caught my eye so I stopped for a pic.
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