Show us your bicycle.

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by kbasa, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity

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    I only have/had the rod that was in my leg from a tib/fib skiing, nothing out of my shoulder. And I know all about affecting work, I'm an industrial climber and circus rigger. Pull-ups.......more pull-ups:lol3
  2. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    Spring has finally arrived in Minneapolis! My big old five-speed made it 8 miles today, rolls along pretty well for a big girl.

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  3. gatling

    gatling Long timer

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    That is a very classy bicycle.
  4. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    Thanks! More than that, it works surprisingly well. The steel frame and somewhat wide (1 3/4) tires are compliant but it moves along pretty nicely in 3rd and 4th gear.
  5. gatling

    gatling Long timer

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    Steel is real, as they say. I have an older Bianchi I ride a lot, and two more modern Bianchi steel frame bikes. There is a guy on campus who has a classic Schwinn 10-speed that is just magnificent.

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    If I see that Schwinn I mentioned above on campus tomorrow I'll grab a shot with my phone and post it here.
  6. Goggles Paisano

    Goggles Paisano La Muerte Peluda

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    My '07 Paddy the other night.

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    My beater winter fixed a few years ago. It now sports bullhorns and a rear rack.

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  7. ducnut

    ducnut Long timer

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    Ya' gotta' stop posting that picture! :lol3
  8. motomike14

    motomike14 Thumper Crusader

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    Haven't ridden a MTB in a while, let alone a little downhill. Was on a school trip when got the opportunity to ride Ridgeline Trail in Dupont State Forest.

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  9. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    Nothing short of pure art!:clap

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  10. soyanarchisto

    soyanarchisto Long timer

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    Stella!
  11. qkenf4u

    qkenf4u Been here awhile

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    nice warm bike riding COTTONWOOD ARIZONA...
    07 IBIS MOJO CARBON ............ older pic from lake havapoooo but pretty much the same.... down to 27# or so...
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  12. gatling

    gatling Long timer

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    Here's that Schwinn I mentioned yesterday...
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    And here's another parked right next to it that's also pretty classy...
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    Sometimes you see some pretty cool older bicycles on campus. They tend to get sold from one student to the next and they have long lives on campus. I would like to own both of these. They are daily riders; I often see them in different parts of the engineering areas on the Cal Poly campus. When I see bikes like these I often wonder if the students who ride them know how classy they are or if they just view them as cheap older bikes.
  13. gatling

    gatling Long timer

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    It is a nice riding bicycle, too....a very smooth ride. I got it for a song and it is in amazing condition.
  14. WARRIORPRINCEJJ

    WARRIORPRINCEJJ Not in the clique...

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    Go ahead and laugh.


    I try to ride twice a day...


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  15. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    Looks like something that would fit TT!:lol3

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  16. perterra

    perterra -. --- .--. .

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    Hey Amigo, I like it.
  17. WARRIORPRINCEJJ

    WARRIORPRINCEJJ Not in the clique...

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    Thanks, man. :beer

    I got my first bad cholesterol number, the other day. So, I figured I should do something...anything...to try to reverse that. And, that blue machine is the reason why, twice a day, I'm not seated at the computer, stuffing my cake-hole. :deal



    N'ah.

    It's too big. Hell, the rims are taller than him.


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  18. perterra

    perterra -. --- .--. .

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    Anything you can do to stay off them fuckin statins your doing good. More power to ya.
  19. Fleksta

    Fleksta Been here awhile

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    Picked up this Sutton Super 3 a few weeks ago off Craigslist. The original wheels were a lost cause but I found a pristine replacement set from an early 70s Schwinn on ebay. Came complete with a Sturmey Archer hub to replace the stuck Shimano unit. Anyone recognize the Sutton name? I can't seem to find any info about the brand.

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  20. YakSpout

    YakSpout Obstacle Allusion

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    Good looking bike. :D Whenever I check my local CL for used bikes, they're all fixies or teeny-tiny rust buckets.