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St Patrick’s Day - Show Your Green Bike!

Old 03-17-20, 12:13 PM
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St Patrick’s Day - Show Your Green Bike!

It’s St Patrick’s Day but with all the crap going on, it sure doesn’t feel like it. I know we’ve done this before but cheer me up by posting your green bikes.


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OK. Here's my commuter. Not exactly Kelly green, but green nonetheless.
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No rain outside for the first time in days and the sun actually dared to show its face. I sneaked out for a minute to take a pic...
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Top o the morning/afternoon to ya! Here is my contribution. Since it is a beautiful day, I will take my customary birthday ride on it.

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With pleasure laddie.

The first two are very light "champagne" green and look very green in some light, these pics, not so much.

You'll have to take my word for it.



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Emerald Green!



Not my more classic bike, but more vintage every year.
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Originally Posted by cb400bill View Post
It’s St Patrick’s Day but with all the crap going on, it sure doesn’t feel like it. I know we’ve done this before but cheer me up by posting your green bikes.

Bill, It's not a green bike but I hope this will get you through the day.

Today we are all Irish!
Now back to my corned beef and cabbage dinner.
Best, Ben
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Old 03-17-20, 03:27 PM
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This is my 84 Letour Luxe. It has previously been known to have the worst paint job ever seen(mine, with a brush). It has since been sanded and rattle canned, also by me, and is somewhat better, but would not satisfy the ocd among us. It is being prepped for a June tour, if things have settled down by then.
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Old 03-17-20, 04:03 PM
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I rode my folder to the coffee shop only to find it closed, by order of the Governor...

Having a cheap St Paddy’s day after giving all my blood for orno check!


Almost a British racing green colour.
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Old 03-17-20, 04:13 PM
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Happy St. Pats

Here you go....82 nishki i bought new, only original parts are frame, fork and seatpost

the green is "grabber green" from an autoparts store I stripped frame to bare metal and rattlecanned it ~13 years ago.... due for a repaint/powder coat

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I'm making Irish beef stew tonight. I marinated it in the fridge over night in guinness. No surprise here but it will have lots of potatoes and cabbage as well, . And I'll probably watch The Quiet Man tonight over dinner.

Two green bikes. The first is my Trek 950; the other is a kelly green Mercier 300 that I need to rebuild one of these days:


1990 Trek 950

Mercier 300 as found in the wild
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PAGAN GREEN!

Happy (upcoming) Equinox... and give the island back to the Druids!!!
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1949 Raleigh Clubman:
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I'm starting to cheer up. You guys are great. Keep them coming!

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British Racing Green, so apologies to the Irish. Also forehead slap, completely forgot to wear my Ireland jersey on my ride today.

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I need to get some better pictures of this:
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That's alright! They also forgot to dye the Chicago river green today. All of the local pubs are closed and as close to an Irish meal for me will be Reuben bites. Go figure!
I am thinking it will be some Tulamore Dew tonight. Smiles,and Happy St.Patrick's day, MH
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1969 Raleigh Twenty from my ride today.
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Green-ish, in some lighting conditions
'91 Gary Fisher SuperCaliber, original owner.
Short of front tire (and fenders), back to original.



and one that was kinda neat, in a funky, shorty fender type of way....... but moved quickly to a more appreciative owner.

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I need to get some better pictures of this:
Yes you do.
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Sipping a Black Bush as we speak, type, whatever.

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My fiance's 1956 Raleigh Sports and my 1950 Raleigh Superbe. The sun brings out the color on them nicely. The Superbe is currently hanging on the wall...



From last fall
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