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Old 07-09-10, 08:01 PM
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Who exactly are Bike Forums members? Post pics of you and your bike!

Am I the only one?

When I read postings - especially ones by the regular contributors - I always get an image in my mind what they look like. Sorta like when I read a book: I mentally picture the characters, you know?

Characters...now that describes quite a lot of us here on the Forums!

Anyhow, let's see you guys and gals post some pics of you with your bike(s)! Working on them, riding on them - or just standing there looking proud/happy/confused/goofy/whatever!

A little story behind the pics is always welcomed.

Marymoor Park Velodrome in Redmond, Washington - 2007 (2002 Davidson Custom)



Green River Trail, Washington - 2008 (1983 Colnago Mexico)



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No one here can compete with that Red Jersey Pic.
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No one here can compete with that Red Jersey Pic.
You have me confused - that would be Road Forums! Forget about competition 'cause this is just a request for 'faces to go with names', if you get my drift.
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Originally Posted by Drillium Dude View Post
When I read postings - especially ones by the regular contributors - I always get an image in my mind what they look like. Sorta like when I read a book: I mentally picture the characters, you know?
So what I'd really like to see is some of your caricature sketches of the members for whom you've drawn a mental image!

Here I am in the orange wool jersey, a fashion nightmare! My '78 Trek is far more color coordinated than I. Some say ride what ya got, I say wear what ya got!

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two years ago visiting my wifes fam in the bay area. i lasted 3 days before i bought a bike[the pictured 1991 cdale SR600 road]. bay area craigslist selection rules.



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Showing my son how to do a no hands track stand, on a geared bike, in my working whites.
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I'm easy. Look to your left <------------ That's me. Ask top506, he's the only one who's seen me...he lives in Maine and I live in Minnesota! I keep on trying to meet gomango for a ride...

Below are my bikes (in possession but some soon not to be):

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Gomango has a bum knee, although I rode for 10 minutes yesterday and today on the stationary! Yippeee.

Out for a ride in the Bavarian Alps.



Bundled for a cold early winter ride. Snowed 7 inches later that day.



On our 20th wedding anniversary in Tuscany.

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This is the only pic I could find of me on a bike.



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OK you didn't say what year. I wore what I had. November 1970, I think:



I asked my wife to take a picture of my bike and me a couple of weeks ago....she just laughed and said why?!
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OK you didn't say what year. I wore what I had. November 1970, I think:



I asked my wife to take a picture of my bike and me a couple of weeks ago....she just laughed and why?!
This is great - a retro pic (I was hoping we'd see some of those, too) of a member from back in the day.

I especially like the 'skills display' pics (particulary because I can't do them!).

Thanks and keep 'em coming! Great submissions so far...
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Here is a picture from a BF ride last year. I am on the end in the "Maroon Saloon" T-shirt with the goofy smile:
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very cool pic Blaise_f. Have you read the book the lost cyclist? It reminds me of your sf to alaska tour via an ordinary. All about some famous world travellers in the 1890s. I gotta get my wife to snap some photos of me on our next ride together.
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With my two favorite bikes right now.

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Not a great picture but the only one I can find of me and a bike. Labor Day 2009 at Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis, MN.

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I'm usually the camera man and I can't seem to find a pic of me with a bicycle. So, here is one of me with my motorcycle (since sold). Taken a couple years back by my sister on a cold April morning.

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Not a great picture but the only one I can find of me and a bike. Labor Day 2009 at Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis, MN.

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That's where my kids race their 420's, and my c-scow!

Home of the Lake Calhoun Sailing Club.

Oh, great bike paths as well.
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best I can do - I usually ride solo...this is a sun-washy timer pic I took after climbing to craggy gardens up on the blue ridge parkway last year
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I will search my computer for some pics of me on a bike, but here already a pic of me training



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I don't have any photos of myself with any of my vintage bikes, it looks like. Here I am in Estrella, Spain a couple of months ago with Timmy Duggan, pro cyclist on the Garmin team. He'd just finished the Gran Premio Miguel Indurain. I was the lone American fan there among loads of orange clad Euskatel Basque fans.



I shouldn't need to explain this one. :-)

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