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Old 05-20-19, 06:41 AM
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Wow, look at all that tire clearance! And Reynolds 531 goodness too!
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Old 05-26-19, 06:33 PM
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80' Centurion Professional

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Old 05-26-19, 06:40 PM
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This not so old person rides this...

Early 90’s model (I think) Specialized Crossroads. Wish I could find some info about this bike but I couldn’t find it in the Specialized archives.

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Old 05-26-19, 08:35 PM
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I took advantage of the nice weather to put together two long rides over the Memorial Day weekend and rode my 1985 Cannondale ST 400. I love the bike. I picked up with all original parts (Shimano 600) and modified it as I prefer 700c wheels over the original 27 inch and replaced the crank with a compact 50/34. The bike rides great. It has the long wheelbase of a touring bike (42 inches with long stays) but handles more like a racing bike because of the oversized aluminum frame.


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Old 05-28-19, 09:36 AM
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Old 05-28-19, 03:51 PM
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Old 05-28-19, 06:06 PM
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Airborne Zeppelin

I am not sure what year it is from, I believe 2004 or 2005. I purchased it used in July, 2017. It was in great shape and I believe not that many miles on it. I have put about 7,000 miles on it since and have done some upgrading/switching of some components. I love riding it. It is light, fast and nimble. I have maybe a total of $1200 in the bike including the purchase cost. That does not count the tires, tubes and cables and chains that have been replaced.
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Old 05-29-19, 03:26 PM
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New old rider

i think I’m going to like it here!
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Old 05-31-19, 06:25 PM
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2016 Bianchi Torino. Not my favorite bike but my favorite picture of any of my bikes.
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Old 05-31-19, 09:45 PM
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I'll be 62 in a few weeks. This is my bike for trails/paths and casual rides around the neighborhood. I have two sets of pedals for it. Cheap barefoot pedals (on bike) and VP-Vice Pedals for the trails/paths.


And this one for longer road rides.

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Old 05-31-19, 09:46 PM
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same bike, different rack setup, different location

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Old 06-01-19, 08:03 AM
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I'm 51, so I'm on the young side in the group

Just got this:
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Old 06-01-19, 01:03 PM
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Canyon Endurace

After 13 years, its a new bike day for me. Canyon Endurace.
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Old 06-01-19, 03:45 PM
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How about old person's daughter? Shay rides a 1971 Schwinn Suburban 5 Speed for college. Nice thing is people let it alone... well the bike anyway.
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Old 06-02-19, 06:05 PM
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I picked up a trike this spring. Haven't taken it on any club rides yet, gotta bling it up first! Actually, I just want to do a few more adjustments and finish making a headrest for it. This is fairly old, but it looks like it's had an easy life - or a good mechanic.

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Old 06-04-19, 06:36 AM
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These are mine. Trek 6000 Mtn bike, Diamondback Insight 1 Hybrid and my road bike built with a Wiel Bike frameset.
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Old 06-04-19, 09:51 AM
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2016 REI Mazama steel frame, the last year they made it in this configuration. Extremely comfortable and fast enough. I won't get any Strava KOM's on this one, but once in a while get a PR.

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Old 06-04-19, 12:21 PM
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Old 06-06-19, 07:19 AM
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Old 06-17-19, 01:23 PM
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Old 06-17-19, 08:33 PM
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My latest "n+1". A Kestrel MXZ hardtail with SRAM 1x12 drivetrain. I'm really loving this bike.


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Old 06-21-19, 11:13 AM
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My main errand/commuter/fun bike needs a new rear rim, so until I take care of that, I'm riding my track racing bike. I had forgotten how much fun it is.

It's a 1971 Raleigh Professional Track that I built up from frame and components. It has tubular tires.

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Originally Posted by noglider View Post
My main errand/commuter/fun bike needs a new rear rim, so until I take care of that, I'm riding my track racing bike. I had forgotten how much fun it is.

It's a 1971 Raleigh Professional Track that I built up from frame and components. It has tubular tires.

That is very Quicksilverish. Do you ever wish you had a bottle cage or pump peg?
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Old 06-21-19, 04:08 PM
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Picked up this "new to me", Bike E (RX model) recumbent bicycle to use when the wife and I aren't out riding on our Terra Trike Recumbent Trike TANDEM! 27 speed, mid-drive triple chain wheel.
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Old 06-21-19, 05:09 PM
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I have looked a many of the over 50 posts, and have not seen one photo. Lets see your bikes!
I'll let you know in a couple years.
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