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Old 01-04-17, 10:24 PM
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Hello everyone, basically I don't ride any more except on my recumbent bicycle as both my knees are shot (2 surgeries) and I'm 63. I have rode in the Scottish Milk Race (IN MY YOUTH) and have toured all over Europe in my 1975 Raleigh International. I have had a Tommasini SP as well, which I gave to my son. I am restoring my Raleigh to original components and will be restoring vintage bikes in my retirement. Presently in SOCAL but will be retiring to Puget Sound to work on my bikes. I hope this site is good for parts.


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Hey Keith ,
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Nice to meet you mcart5.
Classic and Vintage will be your good friend here.

I hope you post some pics of you restorations.
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Old 01-05-17, 06:36 AM
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Welcome aboard from another Raleigh International fan, and former owner of one. I'd enjoy reading about your past experiences in racing and touring. Post some in the C&V and the Touring Forums when you get time, pictures are a must too.

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Welcome Keith from a 72 y/o roadie in west central Florida. Stop by the 50+ forum to meet other old guys and gals.
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Hi Keith! We are glad to have such knowledgeable and experienced riders as yourself. Combine some site-seeing with your sightseeing by coming to B.F! Welcome.
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Welcome Mate, enjoy your time here.
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Alright sounds like you've put in your miles, so enjoy the rest of the ride
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Hey guys, lets go play bikes! Strava

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where r u in SoCAL? I'm here too- pretty nice weather today, sunday, but a series of storms this week.
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