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Posted By d_dutchison

To be fair, what he finds would be of no interest...

To be fair, what he finds would be of no interest to any of the bike buyers here.
10-07-20, 01:14 PM
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Posted By d_dutchison

My perspective comes as an employee at a bike...

My perspective comes as an employee at a bike shop, so bear in mind that I had little direct knowledge of the company organization or management. Happy to be proven wrong by anyone who knows better,...
10-06-20, 02:17 PM
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Posted By d_dutchison

Hi Will, I was a mechanic at West Point in the...

Hi Will, I was a mechanic at West Point in the early 80's (c83~c88), and distinctly remember the first Sherpa arriving in shop from the Asian factory. It was a big event for us because Westpoint -...
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Posted By d_dutchison

My guess is the late 60's to 70's. The frame,...

My guess is the late 60's to 70's. The frame, forks, and handlebar stem appear to be the only original parts remaining on the bike. The brakes could be Weinman's, which are unlikely to be original...
04-09-20, 02:12 PM
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Posted By d_dutchison

Mmmmm, M71 pedals!

Mmmmm, M71 pedals!
04-06-20, 02:24 PM
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Posted By d_dutchison

You know you're a serious Weight Weenie when...

...you actually consider a plastic headset to be a workable compromise. Well nylon really, and it only had to last for an hour, so it was probably over engineered for this bikes purpose. In the words...
04-01-20, 12:06 AM
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Posted By d_dutchison

Seen this one around the neighborhood a few...

Seen this one around the neighborhood a few times. A nice Canuckian classic, intelligently and tastefully modernized.
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02-22-20, 01:23 PM
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Posted By d_dutchison

Vive Le Tour

Louis Malle's little documentary on the 1962 tour de France, charming but it doesn't shy away from the less savory aspects of the sport. A real eye opener for anyone who wants to see what classic era...
02-16-20, 12:44 PM
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Posted By d_dutchison

I love Bianchi's from this era. The integral head...

I love Bianchi's from this era. The integral head set, skip-tooth chain ring, and those blue-filled indents in the frame all add up to make this bike stand out
02-13-20, 08:18 PM
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Posted By d_dutchison

Thanks VintageTTfan, and I just want to say to...

Thanks VintageTTfan, and I just want to say to say that this has been one of the most enjoyable threads to read through.

Greg was an Artist first, so the colours are often purely imaginary (every...
02-12-20, 10:50 PM
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Posted By d_dutchison

Mariposa TT

Not so much a picture of my favorite TT bike as it's my favorite picture of a TT bike.

Greg Curnoe was a Canadian artist, musician, and cyclist who made paintings of several of his bikes. This...
12-30-19, 03:43 PM
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Posted By d_dutchison

A friend of mine just found this picture, me with...

A friend of mine just found this picture, me with my first good bike, a Claud Butler Gran Sport C1973....
12-16-19, 05:13 PM
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Posted By d_dutchison

Tulio's Gift

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I gave it a black frame for extra artyness
12-16-19, 04:35 PM
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Posted By d_dutchison

A lovely old Mink Blue Marinoni racer

This one ticks all the boxes for me: Original paint, worn and polished Team Pro saddle, half tape bars (and we don't need no stinkin' brake hoods), cut-out spear point lugs, Record components, and...
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