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Old 04-29-13, 05:13 AM
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Beautiful stable Chas., as usual your bikes are such nice examples of the craft and sport. The Campione Del Mondo Bianchi is just a treat to see, thanks for the pics.

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Saturday morning's 60-mile ride, a 1982 Fuji Team. Smooth and resilient. I'd just added a cartridge bottom bracket. PG
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'85 Trek 460 (road racer)
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Originally Posted by qcpmsame
Beautiful stable Chas., as usual your bikes are such nice examples of the craft and sport. The Campione Del Mondo Bianchi is just a treat to see, thanks for the pics.

Bill
More pictures of my Campione Del Mondo:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/2826722...7623655271692/

It's an exceptionally nice riding and handling bike.
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Stoker Bars

I'm interested in the stoker bars on the tandem. Can you tell me what they are and where you got them?

Originally Posted by JTGraphics
I have these for myself.
My road bike


Commuting bike to work everyday

For rides with the wife

Old steel classic

MB


And all the bikes for the Grandkids here

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Old 04-30-13, 12:48 PM
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I am drooling over the bikes in this thread. This was my 50th birthday present (55 now). It's not fancy but it has changed my life.
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Originally Posted by tly
I'm interested in the stoker bars on the tandem. Can you tell me what they are and where you got them?
Go to my signature and I have a link to my webpage go to the T900 page I have some info on it, if you need or want fill free to PM me or use the email link on my webpage I will be glad to help you.
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Originally Posted by OldsCOOL
'85 Trek 460 (road racer)
Nice!
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Nice!
Thank you, kindly.
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Originally Posted by verktyg
More pictures of my Campione Del Mondo:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/2826722...7623655271692/

It's an exceptionally nice riding and handling bike.
I believe that. Nice bike!
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Spring has finally arrived here in Scotland, it's been a long winter and bitterly cold but today the sun came out and it was almost warm. So time to awaken my 1947 Rover from hibernation and leave the 1980 ALAN at home for a change




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Originally Posted by Blanchje
I am drooling over the bikes in this thread. This was my 50th birthday present (55 now). It's not fancy but it has changed my life.

I hope you'll forgive me if I say whether yours is fancy or not, it looks just as nice to me as all the other ones in this thread. In addition to the ones I posted in the first page, I also have an upright; but no pics because it's all gouged, dirty, and well... not very photogenic. Most of the bikes I see here are beautiful, well-kept examples of the art.
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Old 05-01-13, 12:30 PM
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Nothing quite as nice as some of the bikes here. Some days I miss a light nimble road bike, but currently I'm more about utility.

My winter bike, which is my old mountain bike.



My general ride. Comfy, tracks well with a grocery run all loaded on the back, tires handle rough urban pavement with aplomb. If I ever get a chance to tour or do long a long ride, this could handle that too.



And the minivan. My wife or I can both fit in the captain location, my 8 year old son rides in back. He rides his own bike too, but this extends his range.



There are a couple of projects in storage too, including a 51 Raleigh Sports that the mountain bike replaced back in the 80s.
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Here are my latest: Lightfoot Bigfoot and Rans Force5 Pro. They are about as different as night and day, and I love riding them both. I also have an old Greenspeed GTR lowrider tadpole trike and an old Rans Screamer tandem.

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1999 Schwinn Peloton--I picked up "Blue Steel" second-hand for a song. It's under-appreciated due to the "S" word in its downtube, but its specs are impressive. Reynolds 853 steel frame handbuilt in Wisconsin, full Ultegra except for the Dura-Ace RD. Its previous owner put on the Easton carbon fork and Neuvation wheels (which I've since debadged, making them infinitely better-looking). This early photo shows it with the 90mm 17° rise stem it came with. Fit for me, it now has a 110mm 6° stem. Its lively ride and crit geometry make it just a hoot to ride in traffic.
Nice. I've got a soft spot in my heart for Schwinns (I've got a 2000 SuperSport GL, a 2001 Fastback Comp and a 2005 Fastback) ... I really wish they retained that scripted "Schwinn" logo.
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Got this one Wednesday.

05/06 Full Ultegra with only 25-30 total miles.

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My Wabi - fixed gear. It sports lights because I sometimes like to ride it at night - carefully - in Los Angeles, my home town.

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In Cyprus:

Raleigh 531 Light Tourer




https://picasaweb.google.com/1179667...OiKrYbP36n56QE

In England:

Custom Audax by Robin Mather



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How old is old?
My everyday bike is a Rocky Mountain Metropolis, with an 8 speed Shimano Alfine hub gear. I don't think I have a picture, but it's not a very interesting bike, really. I'm thinking of replacing it with a Surley Moonlander, but built up with a hub gear. (Love the hub gear for snow)
Old road bike - steel Reynolds 531 frame bike built by a fellow I used to know. It was a sample to show to people wanting a custom frame, but he was only in the frame building business a few years. It's a beautiful bike, but the only picture I can find right now is too big to load. Maybe later.
New road bike, a Look 566. Just got it last year and love the comfortable ride. (We have the worst roads ever in Saskatchewan.) Got it last spring, previous year's model on sale.

New(er) touring bike, a Rocky Mountain Sherpa, 2010 model. It was either this or a 'cross bike for early season plowing through gravel. The Metropolis didn't quite work for highway rides with my husband on his 'cross bike.
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Custom Audax by Robin Mather


Nice bikes, but how tall are you?
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Originally Posted by Gerryattrick
Nice bikes, but how tall are you?
Thanks.

6ft3in

My son is 6ft4in tall but wears trousers two inches shorter that I!
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Originally Posted by Tandem427
Here are my latest: Lightfoot Bigfoot and Rans Force5 Pro. They are about as different as night and day, and I love riding them both. I also have an old Greenspeed GTR lowrider tadpole trike and an old Rans Screamer tandem.

That Bigfoot is fantastic! I'd love to try a bike like that.
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Here are 3 (out of 5) that are mine:


Untitled by zacfi2000, on Flickr

The Trek is my commuter, the Kuota (the outside of the 3 stacked) is my main ride, the Davidson (the inside of the 3) is my classic steel. I also have a fourth not in the picture that I haven't used in a long while, plus my 5th on the trainer.
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Big Bianchi

I'm 6'5 and this is the only one that fits!
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