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Old 12-16-16, 08:55 AM
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hello from snowbound western Wisconsin

Hi -- I'm a bicycle historian and roadie, everyday cyclist, bike advocate, amateur mechanic, and occasional fat biker from Wisconsin. We're getting a lot of snow right now, so I'll be stuck inside for a bit. Seemed like a good time to delurk and join BikeForums.

I'll be posting to the collector's forums today, because I've come here for help on a research project that has left me stumped. I'm looking for VERY early, 1930s-era Fuji-related ephemera, so if anyone knows any obsessed Fuji collectors, I'd appreciate it if you could send them my inquiries. More in the collector's forums.
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Originally Posted by JLonghurst View Post
Hi -- I'm a bicycle historian and roadie, everyday cyclist, bike advocate, amateur mechanic, and occasional fat biker from Wisconsin. We're getting a lot of snow right now, so I'll be stuck inside for a bit. Seemed like a good time to delurk and join BikeForums.

I'll be posting to the collector's forums today, because I've come here for help on a research project that has left me stumped. I'm looking for VERY early, 1930s-era Fuji-related ephemera, so if anyone knows any obsessed Fuji collectors, I'd appreciate it if you could send them my inquiries. More in the collector's forums.
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Old 12-16-16, 01:18 PM
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you know, there's a bunch of winter rider nutz that would love to hassle you man welcome!
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Welcome to Bike Forums from west central Florida. Its not sunny now because the sun has set but tomorrow is supposed to be sunny and 80F. Just had to let you know.
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Originally Posted by JLonghurst View Post
We're getting a lot of snow right now, so I'll be stuck inside for a bit. Seemed like a good time to delurk and join BikeForums.
Let me officially be the first of the winter nutz to hassle you...whut, no fun Saturday snow ride?!

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Welcome aboard, from one of those pesky Florida riders that is looking at a high this afternoon near 75F. I'd be interested in following your historical research and findings, so I will be looking for your posts in the C&V Forum.

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Originally Posted by qcpmsame View Post
Welcome aboard, from one of those pesky Florida riders that is looking at a high this afternoon near 75F. I'd be interested in following your historical research and findings, so I will be looking for your posts in the C&V Forum.

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Yeah, -23 here this morning.

Thanks for your interest. I wasn't planning on posting my work here -- but it's available wherever books are sold. Bike Battles | Bike Battles: A History of Sharing the American Road

or an earlier article: https://www.cambridge.org/core/journ...10AEBBC20026F9
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Originally Posted by Homebrew01 View Post
Welcome to Bike Forums !

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Thanks, I've already posted to C&V.
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
you know, there's a bunch of winter rider nutz that would love to hassle you man welcome!
Well, I ride in the winter too, but it's not just snowing right now, it's also -23. That's not counting windchill
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Originally Posted by RonH View Post
Welcome to Bike Forums from west central Florida. Its not sunny now because the sun has set but tomorrow is supposed to be sunny and 80F. Just had to let you know.
I used to live outside of Tampa for a couple of years. I certainly miss the winter weather, but I don't miss the hurricanes at all.
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