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Old 03-10-19, 03:08 PM
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definitelt NOT creepy! ^^^^^^
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Old 03-10-19, 08:10 PM
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This is QUITE a collection! Thank you @crank_addict and everyone.
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Old 03-11-19, 05:24 AM
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Old 03-11-19, 10:50 AM
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I've always kind of found this Universal image to be funny, because the Universal 68 is not really that great a brake:

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Originally Posted by Lemond1985 View Post
1980's Univega catalogues often featured some creepy characters:

I must be the guy on the right because I still have that jacket, with an all-blue front.
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Originally Posted by jeirvine View Post
I've always kind of found this Universal image to be funny, because the Universal 68 is not really that great a brake:
I believe the fault is in the lever, not the caliper. It offers very low leverage.
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I must be the guy on the right because I still have that jacket, with an all-blue front.
Marilena, me too.
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Old 03-11-19, 07:39 PM
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When I ride I feel like this guy looks.

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When I ride I feel like this guy looks.

Heh. I went to college with one of the Frigo cheese clan. A trombone performance major, as I recall.
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Originally Posted by crank_addict View Post
What the heck is going on here?
I'll put my guess that this is either immediately pre-WWI, or the actual War period. I picked the three on the left as being representative of the King of England, a Russian Czar and a French Prime Minister. Obviously on the right is a German Kaiser.
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I can understand the excitement of getting a new bike... but this kid is bordering on creepy.
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This is an odd character beer stein made in 'Western' Germany with a genuine Reich bell built into the lid. Has a nice tone as it resonates in the glass. Translates - we save fuel, we ride bike, we stay fit. Prost!





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Interesting how the pedal arms are oriented on the bike, so you pedal with both legs at the same time. The artwork reminds me of some of Robert Crumb's twisted Zap Comics stuff. Looks like the artist apparently had some sort of Teutonic butt fetish.

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There's a classic German beverage called Radler (short for Radlermass) that is a 50/50 mix of beer and lemon soda intended for cyclists (a Radler being a cyclist). Very light and refreshing, and just what a cyclist needs after a ride. Or during. Maybe even before, or instead. I suspect this stein was intended for imbibing a Radler or two.
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This is an odd character beer stein made in 'Western' Germany with a genuine Reich bell built into the lid. Has a nice tone as it resonates in the glass. Translates - we save fuel, we ride bike, we stay fit. Prost!



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