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Old 02-21-14, 08:09 PM
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I'm putting this together, early 70's Follis. I enjoy the ride on these old bikes. Its a dark burnt umber color, very French.

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Old 02-27-14, 02:02 PM
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I'll be riding this for a little while:



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Old 02-27-14, 03:32 PM
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I'm putting this together, early 70's Follis. I enjoy the ride on these old bikes. Its a dark burnt umber color, very French.
Very nice, b_c. I just finished putting this together, exceptin' for wanting to replace the RD. Rode it around the block a few times, that's all so far. Dark blue, a repainted '74 Champion Team, and very French.

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My wife shot this on Sunday. Here I am with my new Leader track racing bike. I'm having fun with it.
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Old 02-27-14, 03:54 PM
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My wife shot this on Sunday. Here I am with my new Leader track racing bike. I'm having fun with it.
White bike, white clothes, out in the middle of the most recent snowstorm, I'll bet!i
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Ewwps!

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Ok here goes:

my 2001 Mongoose Triomphe mountain bike:



My 2011 Giant TCR Composite road bike:



And last but not least my new 2014 Giant Escape RX Composite Hybrid with Shimano 105 drive train:

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I have no idea what I'll ride when I'm old, but at 50 this is my gravel grinder. I don't have pictures of my roadie and winter bikes right now, but I'll post when I take some.
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'07 61cm Roubaix Comp 105 triple, Power Grips, Koobi saddle, Bike Eye mirror - sweet ride.
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Old 02-28-14, 05:45 AM
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Looks Somewhat like a Peugeot from the 70's.Very Nice.
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The White Peugeot project bike sure brings back awesome memories for me......
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14 bikes clutter up this house, counting the piles-of-bits-that-will-eventually-be-a-bike.

This is one I take for shorter, faster rides



My daily commute bike



One of several project bikes



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Ewwps!

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Old 02-28-14, 06:54 AM
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Fork's straight.


jyl, something is wrong. Your commuter is your handsomest bike.
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Old 02-28-14, 06:40 PM
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Finished the overhaul on my TREK and used the leftovers from it and the wife's TREK to build up a $20 frame to ride when the roads are crappy.



Yes, I know, I have a LOT of stuff on my bikes. My next build, an aluminum hybrid, will be "bare bones".
The Trek is getting another make over, making it a mountain bike again without all the gear, no pics yet. The beater got some more of the Trek's take offs like the trekking bars and the hybrid is ready to roll but with the Adamo Typhoon saddle from the Trek.....

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My endurance road bike Avanti from down under a New Zealand based company that have made a lot of world championship winning velodrome bikes.
But also make some nice road and mountain bikes.

My CAAD 10 5 for every day riding and training

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Heres mine 74 yold
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Originally Posted by Murray Missile View Post
The Trek is getting another make over, making it a mountain bike again without all the gear, no pics yet. The beater got some more of the Trek's take offs like the trekking bars and the hybrid is ready to roll but with the Adamo Typhoon saddle from the Trek.....

What butterfly bars are those?
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What butterfly bars are those?
Nashbar on both bikes, I really like them. I prefer the look of drops but I haven't been comfortable riding with drop bars for about 20 years and these offer so many more position options than flat bars with bar ends.
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Nashbar on both bikes, I really like them. I prefer the look of drops but I haven't been comfortable riding with drop bars for about 20 years and these offer so many more position options than flat bars with bar ends.
Awesome, exactly what I am looking for my new build. Price seems pretty reasonable too. Do you run moutain bike shifters on those?
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Awesome, exactly what I am looking for my new build. Price seems pretty reasonable too. Do you run moutain bike shifters on those?

Yep, Shimano trigger shifters with Ergon "short" grips.

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Originally Posted by big chainring View Post
I'm putting this together, early 70's Follis. I enjoy the ride on these old bikes. Its a dark burnt umber color, very French.
I had to make this bigger so's I can see it
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I had to make this bigger so's I can see it
We have been knee deep in snow in Michigan. This fat-bike is SOoo much fun to ride.
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Is 62 old?? I suppose ... I might have posted this before (can't remember ... maybe 62 is old!): this old person's bike. Nothing special, but works for me (completely gutted/rebuilt '10 Spec. Sirrus Comp). Lousy pic; I'll try to put up a better one sometime.

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Is 62 old?? I suppose ... I might have posted this before (can't remember ... maybe 62 is old!): this old person's bike. Nothing special, but works for me (completely gutted/rebuilt '10 Spec. Sirrus Comp). Lousy pic; I'll try to put up a better one sometime.

From Wiki: The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the standard diagnostic manual of the American Psychiatric Association, used to define middle age as 40–60, but as of Edition IV (1994) revised the definition upwards to 45–65.

I've got another year left of Middle Adulthood and then I'll be Old. (I have posted my Old People bikes here previously.)
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