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Old 01-06-14, 07:34 PM
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Originally Posted by gaucho777 View Post
Unfortunately for you all, I got my computer back up and running. So...pics or it didn't happen, right? I'm embarrassed to call this my own.




I think if you just polished the rust off the nail and replaced the shag carpet with a nice Berber the bike would look awesome.

(you could always write "San Marco" on the side of the carpet)
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My ugliest bike.
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Definitely this
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I'm surprised this thread is so old and I never posted my hideous Maza:



It's an old photo and things have been changed, but she's still going strong.
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'87 531c Falcon



Maybe I don't have an ugly bike. I only have five. And I'm no longer into red paint. If it were that baby blue color from the '70s (and a half size bigger), I'd feel closer to it.

sorry/not sorry? ​​​​​​​
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Originally Posted by SurferRosa View Post
'87 531c Falcon



Maybe I don't have an ugly bike. I only have five. And I'm no longer into red paint. If it were that baby blue color from the '70s (and a half size bigger), I'd feel closer to it.

sorry/not sorry?
it'd look better with polka dots
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Doesn’t say you have to ride it...

All my bikes are beautiful...except


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sorry, but that's awesome!!! no pass go for you! (may we see the rest of the bike, please?)
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All my bikes are beautiful...except


you should clean that fork up and sell it, if you aren't going to use it. those 27" forks seem to be popular and scarce to acquire these days
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sorry, but that's awesome!!! no pass go for you! (may we see the rest of the bike, please?)
I've had it for close to ten years. Recently thought about getting it painted a solid color..

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I wouldn't. It is super cool!

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I've had it for close to ten years. Recently thought about getting it painted a solid color..

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I've had it for close to ten years. Recently thought about getting it painted a solid color..
ah, but it so unique! i understand, though. wanting to do something different
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Originally Posted by Roger M View Post
I've had it for close to ten years. Recently thought about getting it painted a solid color..

its your bike, but I’m with everyone else in thinking that’s way too cool as is. It’s art.
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Old 10-07-21, 04:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Lascauxcaveman View Post
YOU PEOPLE AREN'T TRYING HARD ENOUGH.

(70's Univega fixie, as-found, only I added the brake)












Is that a wooden frame?
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Is that a wooden frame?
Hmmm.....could be just wall paper or shelf liner wrap?......
But yes, it is interestingly fugly......
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Is that a wooden frame?
I can clearly see the blue paint under some of that wood grain. Is definitely a metal frame. I saw one of those wrap jobs at the bike Co-Op.
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Nice bikes.

A lot of these bikes look really nice. Here is another UgLy bike.

This is one of my favorite bikes though and I ride it a lot. My favorite part about this bike is that it has a Dura Ace rear derailleur and corncob freewheel, but they are on a cheap department store bike.
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I needed to clear my head today, so in spite of my hip hurting; I pulled down my tracklocross setup. Mystery dented frame (and $5 NOS rims) from the co-op. Consensus here was possibly Holdsworth, rides like 531. Hubs are laced with 15/16 db spokes, tires are 35c front, 32c rear. Fixie crap cranks were super cheap and 165mm. "Simpsons" pedal straps. A perfect ****box. Light, fast enough on any surface, and ugly enough for people to ask "Did you see what he was riding? as I pass them at the city mtb park.


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Originally Posted by Dylansbob View Post
on a scale of glorious to hideous you're right at tacky....lol
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A perfect ****box. Light, fast enough on any surface, and ugly enough for people to ask, "did you see what he was riding?" as I pass them at the city mtb park.
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My main ride. Definitely more practical than anything else.



This Shogun that I got for free. As of now, it has been sitting in the co op for around a month with a bent fork due to a failed attempt to get the stuck stem out. Hopefully, it will ride again with a horribly mismatched fork.




Or this 1994 Scott MTB that I recently finished building up.
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Teledyne

It’s got to be my Teledyne… they are just kind of odd looking.
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Here’s mine.
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