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Old 12-01-10, 07:30 PM
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Beautiful pics, Veloria, but is anyone else thinking of Dorothy in Kansas on this shot?
Thanks : ) I was told 1950s secretary.
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Old 12-01-10, 07:53 PM
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^ Great shot along the Charles!
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Originally Posted by Veloria View Post
Thanks : ) I was told 1950s secretary.
One thing for certain, your bikes are very classy!

Major style points.

I rode a Sam Hillborne this summer for a few days, and I grew quite attached to the bike.
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I'm the old guy in front. The stoker is my son, the passenger my grand daughter. The bike is my 1964 Schwinn Twinn.
Too bad the fella I asked to take the picture didn't get more of the bike in the picture.


Well, here, I can fix that.
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Old 12-01-10, 10:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Veloria View Post
Thanks : ) I was told 1950s secretary.
You are as beautiful and as elegant as your bicycles.
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Originally Posted by Veloria View Post
Okay, I'll contribute
Thank you for bringing some class back to the C&V Forum.
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Cruising through the Sacramento Delta last Sunday:

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Originally Posted by bigbossman View Post
Cruising through the Sacramento Delta last Sunday:

Nice pic.

I'd be smiling too, if I didn't have to deal with this snow.

Thank goodness, we like skiing.
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this is me, and one of my pistas. the second pic in the group im the one with the bianchi beanie
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there I am, right under the stop sign



wait where did everyone else go?



I dunno



I came in 50 something out of 90-ish. Not bad for my first cross race. I was racing this:

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Originally Posted by Dan Burkhart View Post
I'm the old guy in front. The stoker is my son, the passenger my grand daughter. The bike is my 1964 Schwinn Twinn.
Too bad the fella I asked to take the picture didn't get more of the bike in the picture.
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this is great, 3 generations on two wheels
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Loved that bike, although those 180 crank arms damn near killed me.



Taken at the end of a Bangkok to Chiangmai ride along with the Thai national team.
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Me & the Monark after finish (and a cold beer).
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Originally Posted by -holiday76 View Post
there I am, right under the stop sign



wait where did everyone else go?



I dunno



I came in 50 something out of 90-ish. Not bad for my first cross race. I was racing this:

Holiday, who's the guy in the black jersey? Kind of looks like a plump Floyd Landis.
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Holiday, who's the guy in the black jersey? Kind of looks like a plump Floyd Landis.
That's Bubba Landis.
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Originally Posted by Ex Pres View Post
Beautiful pics, Veloria, but is anyone else thinking of Dorothy in Kansas on this shot?
I'm not not trying to be preachy but my immediate reaction was that it would be shame if such beauty was compromised in a crash, simply because she wasn't wearing a helmet.
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Originally Posted by Rocket-Sauce View Post
Great picture! Rowing has taken over as the main sport of conversation in our household, ever since my son took it up. We were in Boston a couple of months ago, so he could compete in the Head of the Charles.
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Originally Posted by T-Mar View Post
I'm not not trying to be preachy but my immediate reaction was that it would be shame if such beauty was compromised in a crash, simply because she wasn't wearing a helmet.
Helmets & Preachy - that's a different thread - and worn out.
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Old 12-17-10, 01:47 PM
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Here I am racing "Cross Houston" a few weeks ago, on my kludged up cyclocross bike:




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!989 or 90. Cannondale MTB. In Sweden on our way to a weekend of climbing on wet rock.

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My wife snapped a picture of me and my Traveler when I came home from work. I love riding in the cold (not kidding).
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!989 or 90. Cannondale MTB. In Sweden on our way to a weekend of climbing on wet rock.

Beautiful road. Looks smooth as silk.
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1999 Schwinn Paramount, built by Match cycle in Woodinville, WA. Pretty much everything I ever wanted in a bike. Bought the frame/fork with the crankset and brakes for $900 from a friend, and then finished out the rest using my tax return last year.

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Reynolds 853 steel is awesome to ride on. When I first rode this after having ridden my old Cannondale Synapse for 3 years, it was weird - I wasn't used to the flex from cranking. But once you get into a good cadence, the frame almost helps your feet along. It's a strange sensation, but I've been able to crank faster and attain higher peak speeds with a heavier bike, because it is so forgiving.
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Here are some recent restorations that I have done. The Paris Sport was converted into the townie. The CILO will be my road bike once the snow melts (unfortunately, I don't pictures pre-restoration). The mountain bike is a Scott. All were powdercoated. For the CILO I found replacement decals on EBAY and made a few discrete changes to the drivetrain. Enjoy!
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Originally Posted by Sixty Fiver View Post
Holy carp... a picture of me ON a bike.

I really do ride one...

: )

I hate being photographed when I am cycling "for real" as it makes me self-conscious and I am liable to go crashing into the trees or something!

Oh and I like you hat - I am addicted to those.
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