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Old 08-11-13, 06:44 PM
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Do you have any cycling pictures of yourself from back in the day?

This is a pic of the riders in the 1992 Rosarito/Ensenada 50 miler. I actually managed, with the help of several other guys, to finish in 2 hours, 31 minutes. Those were the good old days! Do you have any bike related pics from your "youth"?
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Old 08-11-13, 06:53 PM
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Ha! Gina and I on Rosarito back in 97. We finished the 50 miles in 2:50


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Very few early photos of me, as I was the one taking the pictures. Here is one from 1967 on the flight line, New River air base, USMC.

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Collegiate criterium, 1988





Ride around Tahoe (AMBBR), 1993

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Old 08-12-13, 02:10 AM
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You don't get much more youth than this.



My first bike. I had already taught myself to ride on a Schwinn Pixie, but tackling the Fleetwing was a whole new lesson.
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You don't get much more youth than this.



My first bike. I had already taught myself to ride on a Schwinn Pixie, but tackling the Fleetwing was a whole new lesson.
I see that your folks had the same "he'll grow into it" theory of sizing.

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Originally Posted by guybierhaus View Post
Very few early photos of me, as I was the one taking the pictures. Here is one from 1967 on the flight line, New River air base, USMC.

Nice stingray, VMO 1, great squadron. Semper Fi from another maintainer, Avionics tech.

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1974, solo trip on Gitanne Super Corsa somewhere north of the Saint Lawrence River. It snowed a bunch in Vermont where I caught a plane back to Iowa.

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Did I get this right?


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With Beta Biker shoes and the Bell Biker hard-shell helmet... I was smart enough to burn all of them.
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Old 08-12-13, 09:38 AM
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With my niece, who is holding my wife's Raleigh. This is probably around 1990. Is that a Brooks saddle I have? IIRC, I bought that bike from an LBS in Ann Arbor around 1976. I don't remember what brand it was -- very low end. Anyone?

This picture was taken from our driveway on Tunnel Road in Berkeley.


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Old 08-12-13, 09:50 AM
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Curtis Corlew 1987 Cannondale Black Lightning by ccorlew, on Flickr

Is the old enough? I'm at an age it doesn't seem that long ago....

Oh, wait, this is better! Sometime in the 70s. Although I'm out of high school, that's my old P.E. shirt. I can't explain those shorts or socks though...


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Different 'cycling,' same adrenaline junkie. . . ca. about 1970 (I'm the skinny kid in the full-face Bell Star):








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just working on it, I had so much hair I didn't need a helmet
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Oh, wait, this is better! Sometime in the 70s. Although I'm out of high school, that's my old P.E. shirt. I can't explain those shorts or socks though...


Curtis at theDiablo Summit 1975 or so by ccorlew, on Flickr
Hey, that was before they moved the elevation sign and put in the monument sign.


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DiabloScott, do you know Berit Gamsky who climbs Mt. Diablo a couple of times a week?



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DiabloScott, do you know Berit Gamsky who climbs Mt. Diablo a couple of times a week?
Nope. I think I know your old driveway though!
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Nope. I think I know your old driveway though!
Yes, we'd have a bike crash every month or so. I moved my mailbox just so cyclists wouldn't crash into in. House burned, we rebuilt it, then moved.

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Not too old of a picture. Taken in 1995 while on my cross-country bike ride. Overlooking the Smoky Mountains in VA.

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Mile 90 of '85 Hotter 'N Hell
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I have a cycling picture of my sister from back in the day. ... WAY back in the day...

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Thought a bit before posting this as its embarrassing... circa mid-80's, when mountain biking was just catching on. I am on my fully rigid Kuwahara and I thought I was something. Notice the oversize t-shirt (not jerseys for me back then) and a fanny pack versus Camelbak plus dorky helmet and flat bike shoes... Just is when I thought those rocks were really hard stuff!


This one also in the 80's, mountain biking in Alaska - I think it was about 10pm at the time...


Another dorky photo - riding the Kuwahara in Mammoth, CA...
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That's the 500 tripple Mach1. I had one in green and that bike could fly. Ringdingdingding.
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Old 08-15-13, 05:08 PM
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Not too old of a picture. Taken in 1995 while on my cross-country bike ride. Overlooking the Smoky Mountains in VA.

Is that a V1Pro?
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Don't think so. It was a Bell, but I'm not sure what type it was. Could have been a V1 Pro. That was a long time ago.

Pamestique, don't worry about being "dorky". Weren't we all dorks back then?
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