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Old 09-02-15, 12:54 PM
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Hello from Holland

While searching the Internet for information about my Nishiki Road Master, I came across this forum. My name is Hajo, I live in Holland and own several road racing bicycles, including the already mentioned Nishiki Road Master, but also a very nice Gazelle Team from 1995 (formerly ridden by Daniel van Elven from the Forel Dorade team), also I own some bicycles for trading. Although I will not come here as often as I do on a Dutch forum, the BikeForums will provide me with a great source of information about vintage bicylces and parts.
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welcome to the forums. check out the classic and vintage section.
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Welcome. We have a few forum member from the Netherlands who post in Classic & Vintage.
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Old 09-02-15, 07:48 PM
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You dutch really know how to make frames. I used to have a '73 Gazelle Tour de L'Avenir. Welcome!
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Old 09-08-15, 01:13 PM
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Thanks guys, I own several Gazelle bikes, still the biggest brand for Dutch vintage bikes by my opinion. One of them is a Gazelle Team "ForelDorado", once used by Daniel van Elven, a local professonial cyclist, on which he was quite succesfull in 1995, when he won several races on this bike in the Elite 2 class. On the picture below you can see him come across the line in Lieshout (The Netherlands) were he just won the 2nd stage of the Teleflex Tour.

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Originally Posted by Hajo View Post
Thanks guys, I own several Gazelle bikes, still the biggest brand for Dutch vintage bikes by my opinion. One of them is a Gazelle Team "ForelDorado", once used by Daniel van Elven, a local professonial cyclist, on which he was quite succesfull in 1995, when he won several races on this bike in the Elite 2 class. On the picture below you can see him come across the line in Lieshout (The Netherlands) were he just won the 2nd stage of the Teleflex Tour.

I am from south Georgia near the Florida border, near the Georgia swamps. VERY FLATLAND. And I love, truly love, my Azor Oma made in the Netherlands. 8))))) And I enjoyed the summer festival held at Vondel Park, Amsterdam, 1974.

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Originally Posted by Hajo View Post
While searching the Internet for information about my Nishiki Road Master, I came across this forum. My name is Hajo, I live in Holland and own several road racing bicycles, including the already mentioned Nishiki Road Master, but also a very nice Gazelle Team from 1995 (formerly ridden by Daniel van Elven from the Forel Dorade team), also I own some bicycles for trading. Although I will not come here as often as I do on a Dutch forum, the BikeForums will provide me with a great source of information about vintage bicylces and parts.
Hello @Hajo! Welcome to Bikeforums! What Dutch forum? The ones I found so far were less welcoming and less informative than BF C&V when it comes to old steel racing bikes, so I tend to hang around here most of the time.

There's a small Dutch community here, and one of the threads in which most of us post from time to time is this one: The Dutch invasion (or show us your DUTCH bikes). Sixty-two pages of Dutch steel goodness. Any additions you might have are very much welcomed!

I like the Nishiki Road Master, BTW.
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Old 09-10-15, 12:12 PM
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I usually visit the Fiets.nl forum, there is an active (small) group of users that discus retro bikes. I have already posted some pictures of my Dutch bikes on the topic you mentioned, so there is something new to be seen there.
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Old 09-11-15, 12:29 PM
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I usually visit the Fiets.nl forum, there is an active (small) group of users that discus retro bikes. I have already posted some pictures of my Dutch bikes on the topic you mentioned, so there is something new to be seen there.
Thanks. Yes, I am a member there, but I don't think I ever posted. Know some of the guys though, from local C&V rides and Stalen Ros.
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I usually visit the Fiets.nl forum, there is an active (small) group of users that discus retro bikes. I have already posted some pictures of my Dutch bikes on the topic you mentioned, so there is something new to be seen there.
Is there an English version/translation of the Fiets.nl forum??? I live in America and own an Azor Oma which is a very comfortable bike to ride.
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Is there an English version/translation of the Fiets.nl forum??? I live in America and own an Azor Oma which is a very comfortable bike to ride.
If you open the site in Google Chrome, you can use the Chrome translate feature to look at the forum pages in English. That kinda works.

BTW, are you an 'oma'?
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If you open the site in Google Chrome, you can use the Chrome translate feature to look at the forum pages in English. That kinda works.

BTW, are you an 'oma'?
NO! I ride an Omafiets (sp?), an Azor having a step-thru frame even though I'm male. The step-thru is convenient especially when loaded down with a handlebar basked full with groceries, beer and a bottle of Crown Royal.

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NO! I ride an Omafiets (sp?), an Azor having a step-thru frame even though I'm male. The step-thru is convenient especially when loaded down with a handlebar basked full with groceries, beer and a bottle of Crown Royal.
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Old 09-12-15, 05:42 AM
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Nope there isn't an English translation of the Fiets forum, but using Google Chrome for translation might be a solution.

Those "oma" bicycles are very common here, a lot of people own one (not me btw) because of their simplicity and comfortable ride.
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