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Old 01-08-18, 03:14 PM   #1751
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1975 Fuji Pro

This is my first post! I acquired this bike a few years back. Old Fujis have a sweet spot in my heart. I worked in a Fuji Shop during the early '80s, Lifecycle in Cambridge, MA. I've set it up to my preferences, mustache bars, triple crank and Suntour Superbe. The tire clearance is maxed out at 32mm. The serial #indicates having been built December 1974. Incredibly smooth and spritely. So is the bike! I celebrated bday#60 last July. Two years ago set personal annual mileage record at 4880 miles. I do around 3K now with 1200 of it commuting. Can anyone direct me to a good site to instruct me on some good stretches? Mr. Mike
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Old 01-10-18, 01:16 PM   #1752
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I'm jealous of Texaspandj ... He's got four, I've only got one ....
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Old 01-10-18, 06:26 PM   #1753
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When you've got a bike that looks that good and rare to boot, one's all you need.
To misquote RobbieTunes ... "Ironman +1"

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Old 01-11-18, 12:21 PM   #1754
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When you've got a bike that looks that good and rare to boot, one's all you need.

For some people.
Not everyone.
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Old 01-11-18, 02:24 PM   #1755
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Here's my preferred ride for winter. Thanks to the upgrade to studded snow tires, I've gotten in 40 miles so far this month which is a lifetime winter riding achievement for me. Normally when the slick stuff appears, I stay the heck off my bike.
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Old 01-12-18, 11:00 PM   #1756
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Well today this old geezer took out this.



My 2003 Kona Jake The Snake that's setup as my wet/winter rider. Had a great 25 miles on it with temps in the lower 40s. Roads a bit wet and messy but no big deal. Then as I flew into the driveway I hit a patch of ice and totally wiped out. Hardest I've hit the pavement in forever. Still haven't had the courage to see how much I messed up what was a really nice paint job. Totally jacked myself up on this wreck too. Hours later and I still can't move my one arm much. I think I really messed up the shoulder. But hey, it was a great ride....up to the last few seconds. LOL!

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Old 01-12-18, 11:33 PM   #1757
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Sorry to hear about the wreck. Hopefully your body will forgive you and let you get back on that bike.

The subtlety of the paint job ......

I can see why you don't run lights, everyone is blinded already.

Utah? odd place to find a Packers fan.
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Old 01-13-18, 09:17 AM   #1758
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Sorry to hear about the wreck. Hopefully your body will forgive you and let you get back on that bike.

The subtlety of the paint job ......

I can see why you don't run lights, everyone is blinded already.

Utah? odd place to find a Packers fan.
LOL, yeah it is a bit bright. I do run a tail light all the time though, on my kit bag.

And it's a good thing you said Packers because at least I like and respect them. If you had said Raven or Cowboys I would hunt you down!

This bike is my team!

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Old 01-13-18, 10:55 AM   #1759
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LOL, yeah it is a bit bright. I do run a tail light all the time though, on my kit bag.

And it's a good thing you said Packers because at least I like and respect them. If you had said Raven or Cowboys I would hunt you down!

This bike is my team!


I always like the Bob Jackson bikes when I see them.
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Old 01-13-18, 12:41 PM   #1760
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Me too!

Sheboygan huh, I had a girlfriend in my Army days from there. Good women...the memories...
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Old 01-13-18, 12:52 PM   #1761
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A web picture ; not mine but you like pictures Bike Friday Tikit review - BikeRadar USA



Used buy.. Got a Season Tikit black, Sram i-9 IGH... I got their front pannier rack,

share the bags that fit on my Pocket Llama front rack .. also made by them..
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Old 01-13-18, 10:21 PM   #1762
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Those Bike Friday rigs are pretty cool. Got a Pocket Rocket the other year. They sure are deceptively fast.

This is what I ordered earlier this afternoon, (stock web picture, mine is the same color scheme). Now that I retired to North Idaho, I need something that I can use when there is snow on the ground. It'll take a week or so to arrive, then the shop will swap out the Avid brakes for a set of STX hydraulic ones.


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