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Old 08-10-18, 04:11 PM
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Hi from Indianapolis

Hi Folks,
Have been reading the forum for a while and even made a couple of posts, so its about time I introduced myself.

I'm currently living a little bit southeast of Indianapolis, moved up here from South Florida last September. Had to curtail my riding until I got used to the sub zero temps. Started again in the spring and still getting used to these narrow country roads. Distracted drivers are my biggest fear.

I tend to go for vintage bikes, reminds me of days gone by, I am 68 years old.

My current daily rider is a 71 Peugeot UO-8, I ride about 12-20 miles a day, 5 days a week. I am looking for a 71-74 UO-8 in yellow, purchased one when I was discharged from the Army and would like another for old times sake.

Below are some of my other rides.

Charlie
1970 Schwinn Deluxe Twinn Sky Blue
1971 Peugeot U-O8 Green
1973 Schwinn Suburban Opaque Blue Mens
1973 Schwinn Suburban Opaque Blue Womans
1977 Fugi Monterey Blue
1983 Schwinn World Tourist (MFG by Giant)
1991 Trek MultiTrack 700
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Old 08-10-18, 10:35 PM
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Good luck finding your yellow UO 8. I imagine the winters are a little different! Hopefully you get used to them quickly, try snow showing or xc skiiing - that's what keeps me going during the cold months.

Check out the C & V section if you haven't already.
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Old 08-11-18, 03:08 PM
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Wow nice bikes you got there. Welcome!
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