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How about a little "Eye Candy"?...Show us your Blue Bikes!!

Old 12-10-11, 10:17 AM
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Old 12-10-11, 10:37 AM
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Originally Posted by thirdgenbird View Post
im only half way to 50 but this frameset was handed down to me from my father who is over the mark. (does that count?)

Tommasini is classic cool.
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Old 12-10-11, 10:41 AM
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How about my old steed:

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Old 12-10-11, 10:46 AM
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Originally Posted by GolfGuy View Post
Tommasini is classic cool.
thanks, i had a great time building it. i fully expect to own it when i am 50+

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How about my old steed:

i love it. you equipped it very nicely.
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Old 12-10-11, 11:01 AM
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The only blue bike I have is my $50 CL find, an 86 Schwinn Prelude, which is my Beater #1 bike.

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Old 12-10-11, 11:30 AM
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Feeling kinda blue today, but the sunshine helps..................

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Old 12-10-11, 01:05 PM
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My n+1

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Old 12-10-11, 01:34 PM
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Old 12-10-11, 02:22 PM
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Ok, here's my vintage Guerciotti

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Old 12-10-11, 02:27 PM
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My Beautiful Blue Bike Built By Bend's Bob Beckman :-)
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Old 12-10-11, 02:32 PM
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My new pride and joy, just two weeks old, over 300 miles on it so far:

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Old 12-10-11, 02:42 PM
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This is my trail bike-Specialized Sirrus with a couple of mods. Below is my cannodale 400st that I bought in 1990. The car, oddly enough, which looks blue to me, is green at least according to Subaru.

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Old 12-10-11, 05:55 PM
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Did about 95 miles on this one today. Great weather here in SoCal.
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Old 12-10-11, 06:52 PM
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Wow! That is gorgeous!
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Old 12-10-11, 09:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Cassave View Post
As I recall, you built that, did you not? Your build thread over on Framebuilders is one of the best threads I've seen.
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Old 12-11-11, 07:36 AM
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Curbtender, your bike looks familiar. Sort of like my wife's.

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Old 12-11-11, 07:47 AM
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I've another one without the postal logo thats waiting for some donor parts. Nice riding frames.
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Old 12-11-11, 08:02 AM
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I don't have a blue road bike (mine is red, black and silver) but my hybrid qualifies.



2010 Giant Cypress.
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Originally Posted by stapfam View Post
Blue bikes? Why have Blue bikes. They are heavy-Don't go round corners and the brakes don't work.

Yo dude. If you can't do it on a blue bike, you're a wuss and a poseur. ;-)

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Old 12-11-11, 02:25 PM
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And now for something completely different;
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Old 12-11-11, 04:20 PM
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Originally Posted by GeorgeBaby View Post
As I recall, you built that, did you not? Your build thread over on Framebuilders is one of the best threads I've seen.
Yup. Same bike.
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Old 12-11-11, 05:35 PM
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Originally Posted by bobbycorno View Post
Yo dude. If you can't do it on a blue bike, you're a wuss and a poseur. ;-)
+1 I ride blue bikes just to prove I can.
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My 1997 R500 Cannondale, Road double conversion from a triple.
Sorry about the inside shot, its dark so a white wall was the way to go.

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Old 12-12-11, 07:34 AM
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Purchased this bike new on July 23, 1982 - quite a few years before the Smithsonian got one just like it for their collection. Here's a shot from last summer:



Ah, the adventures we've had together.
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Old 12-12-11, 03:46 PM
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I can contribute here too....

Pictured here is one of two (it's a long story) Schwinn 354's. They're aluminum frame bikes that Schwinn refered to as 'Racing Bikes'. I can assure you that they most certainly are not Racing Bikes when I ride them!! This bike was born on March 26th, 1991. I had a larger cassette and longer R.D. installed to help get my fat self through the hilly Finger Lakes area.




Here's a picture of my 2005 Volae Tour at the Port of Rochester.




There are a few more blue bikes kicking about. Some of them belong to my daughter while the rest are either donor bikes or future project bikes.
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