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Old 02-12-10, 09:09 AM
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sometimes I stumble across a story

Sometimes in my web wanderings I come across interesting things I might not have found if I was looking for them directly. Lately, due to the wedding that I'll be photographing tomorrow on a volunteered basis with a borrowed camera (probably a story there too), lately I've been researching digital cameras and giving thought about getting back into photography a bit. One link led to a review site that led to an update site that led to seminars and photographer blogs and gallery pages, which eventually brings me to the reason for this post.

http://www.icyclist.blogspot.com/

A photographer's blog page with a story about his Follis bike given to him in the 1960's. A nice story, some interesting history about cycling and his bike, and some action and drama. Seemed like a good read so I thought I'd share the link. I don't know if he is on the site here.

I really like the front derailleur and shifter on his bike and which has now become my 2010 Summer quest to find a bike with a similar setup. Anyway, hope you enjoy the read.
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Old 03-21-10, 07:55 PM
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And I just stumbled onto your thread while looking for info about Follis.

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http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...ghlight=follis
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I have seen that bike and possibly the article back a while ago...it is a beautiful bike for sure and the front dr is cool! I like old stuff!!
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