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Old 12-14-16, 10:44 PM
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Hello from San Francisco

Growing up, my father was obsessed with cycling. He'd go on long distance rides on his road bike, hit the trails on his mountain bike, throw us kids on the back of his tandem, or happily go for a cruise with the family. I should have realized then that it was only a matter of time before I'd become passionate about cycling myself.

About five years ago I decided on a bit of a whim to go out and buy my first mountain bike. I started to ride a handful of trails in the San Francisco area. I followed that up with a road bike a couple years later and really started to get more into cycling.

My dad passed in 2003, but on a recent trip home I found one of his favorite road bikes. I instantly decided that I had to restore and ride in honor of him and the cycling memories that he left with me.

With that I say "hello" to you all. I'm looking forward to learning, sharing, and being part of this community.
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Old 12-15-16, 04:26 AM
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Hey Kyle,

Welcome to Bike Forums.

Do you have any pics of your Dad with the bike?
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Old 12-15-16, 04:34 AM
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Old 12-15-16, 07:26 AM
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Welcome aboard Kyle, this is a great way to honor your father's memory. When you have the time please post some pictures of your dad's bike. Tthere are some good forums to assist you in getting it shaped up and road worthy should it need the attention from it sitting for a while.

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Old 12-15-16, 01:14 PM
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Thanks all! I'll have to do dig through some old albums and see if I can find a few photos of my dad with this particular bike. Here's a photo of the bike below. I believe it's a Centurion but I really don't know much else about it. Once the bike arrives in San Francisco, I'll post some photos in the appropriate thread and see what I can learn.


Original: http://i.imgur.com/b4jhy5g.jpg

Can't wait!
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Old 12-15-16, 03:23 PM
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Welcome to Bike Forums. Good looking bike.
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Old 12-15-16, 03:28 PM
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Hi Kyle, from a San Francisco neighbor! Hope your cycling adventures are treating you well.
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