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Photo of your bike against graffiti.

Old 10-20-19, 08:39 PM
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Originally Posted by thehammerdog View Post
Sadly in my bougie town we have no place to take such a photo


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You should get out a bit. Try riding outside of your bougie town- it wont take long to hit some graffiti.
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Old 10-20-19, 08:40 PM
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Originally Posted by TrojanHorse View Post
Cool, I've never seen this thread or I would have put this pic in here back in 2015 when I took it! Touring through Tuscany....
Is that your bike bought from Backroads or one that was provided by Backroads only for their tour?
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Old 10-21-19, 09:28 AM
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Originally Posted by mstateglfr View Post
Is that your bike bought from Backroads or one that was provided by Backroads only for their tour?
That's the regular bike you get from Backroads when you do one of their tours. This was from 2015, so things have probably changed but it was a pretty nice ride once I made them put my own saddle on it. Ultegra triple too. I went back and forth on whether to get an s-works roubaix instead but ultimately decided I'd rather spend $400 on something else. Anything else.
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Old 10-21-19, 12:40 PM
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Originally Posted by TrojanHorse View Post
That's the regular bike you get from Backroads when you do one of their tours. This was from 2015, so things have probably changed but it was a pretty nice ride once I made them put my own saddle on it. Ultegra triple too. I went back and forth on whether to get an s-works roubaix instead but ultimately decided I'd rather spend $400 on something else. Anything else.
Very cool. I used to have a Backroads touring frame that was made by Fuji and was almost identical to a 1990 Fuji Saratoga. I havent looked up the company's bike offerings before, but what you show is pretty nice! No low end heay 3x7 hybrid or anything like that.
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Old 10-21-19, 12:44 PM
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Originally Posted by mstateglfr View Post
You should get out a bit. Try riding outside of your bougie town- it wont take long to hit some graffiti.
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Old 10-24-19, 05:56 PM
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Originally Posted by mstateglfr View Post
You should get out a bit. Try riding outside of your bougie town- it wont take long to hit some graffiti.


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Old 10-25-19, 08:17 AM
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Pretty sure this mural of Robin Williams was posted before in this thread. The building it was painted on is in the process of being torn down. Last I heard there was no efforts being made to save the artwork. It's painted on a security/garage door.

I figured I would post it up even though the pic has my hybrid city bike in it. Sad to see it go.
Robin Williams mural, Market St, San Francisco CA
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Old 10-26-19, 04:09 PM
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Old 10-27-19, 12:17 AM
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That's pretty epic! The bike is nice too! Legit all around.
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Old 10-27-19, 10:59 AM
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Originally Posted by jbchybridrider View Post
Cool, assuming that pic was taken in Australia where your info says you are, I think I've seen some across the other side of the world here in London by the same artist. I think the artist is called Findac, and here is a recent one by them I photographed recently in Acton in west London.
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Originally Posted by botty kayer View Post
Cool, assuming that pic was taken in Australia where your info says you are, I think I've seen some across the other side of the world here in London by the same artist. I think the artist is called Findac, and here is a recent one by them I photographed recently in Acton in west London.
I think your right. There's a lot of work by known artists here and they do like to travel.
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Taken a couple of blocks from the east end of the Hawthorne Bridge.
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different spot, another train, another bike, and the 3rd of 4 seasons - only spring to go
Making pics for the mission game after yesterday's morning ride. I was able to complete the different train / different bike / different season quest - Spring '20


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I'm cheating. It's not my bike but my daughter. I just love the pic though!

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