What bike did you ride today?

Discussion in 'General Discussion About Old Bicycles' started by rustjunkie, Aug 21, 2014.

  1. #8261 Posted Dec 29, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Thanks...it was really fun to see his excitement when we dropped the seat and lowered the bars...definitely a moment to cherish as he's on the cusp of a moody teen yet still a 'little guy' on the inside. Plus, to see him progress from a 20" Schwinn ballooner at age 5-6 to a 24" ballooner at age 9 to a standard ballooner at age 12 has been a really fun 'ride'.
     
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  2. #8262 Posted Dec 29, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Nowhere special, just a quick spin around the block. I found this banana seat and used lots of foam. I threw a temporary cover on it just to make sure it will work as a usable seat. Luxlow provided an extra long sissy bar. I'm gonna move the seat forward on the seat clamp. Thinking red tuck-n-roll with white piping. IMG_0171.JPG
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  3. #8263 Posted Dec 29, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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  5. #8265 Posted Dec 29, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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  6. #8266 Posted Dec 29, 2017

    I live for the CABE

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  7. #8267 Posted Dec 29, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    575902C1-EEA1-43CA-BF32-A0B624DFF42F.jpeg Rode the red 39 Shelby, 36 Zephyr, and the 37 Colson.

    It’s the best feeling when your friends are “let’s go for a ride” ...just because.
     
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  8. #8268 Posted Dec 29, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    If you need somebody to love, just look into my eyes, I'll Be there to make you feel right.


    -John Lennon & Paul McCartney

    That’s what friends are for...
     
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  9. #8269 Posted Dec 30, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Saturday morning is always a good riding time for me
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  10. #8270 Posted Dec 30, 2017

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Return of the Ice bike. Got it out today for a little ride. Only about 10 degrees today so I wasn't out long! IMG_20171230_184158.jpg IMG_20171230_183415.jpg
     
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  11. #8271 Posted Dec 30, 2017

    Riding Miles; Collecting Smiles

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    We rode today about 10 miles
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  12. #8272 Posted Dec 30, 2017

    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    Today was the Horseless Carriage Club's annual holiday motor excursion, so we rode the motorbikes down to check it out.
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  13. #8273 Posted Dec 31, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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  14. #8274 Posted Dec 31, 2017

    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    Thanks, Liz.
    That blue car was a 1913 model 22 Bugatti owned by Alan Travis.
    He told an interesting story, that what most people call, Bugatti Blue, was actually the color that Ettore Bugatti's wife requested the cars be painted after her favorite brand of French cigarettes.
    Here's a picture of Alan holding up a pack of those exact brand period cigarettes.
    I asked him what was harder to find, the car or an nos pack of 100 year old cigarettes. Lol! image.jpeg
     
  15. #8275 Posted Dec 31, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    My son and I went for a New Year's Eve ride...his new Panther has him excited to ride so we do with me in my '41...in fact I saw him rummaging through my scrap lumber today and then see that he built a small ramp to jump his Panther. He thinks the front springer is the bomb. Too bad I didn't get a picture.

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  16. #8276 Posted Jan 1, 2018

    Riding a '37 Colson Imperial

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    Took the crusty Colson and ladies Zephyr to check out the Rose Parade this morning.
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  17. #8277 Posted Jan 1, 2018

    Riding Miles; Collecting Smiles

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    I was there too on my Elgin Tiki cruiser
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  18. #8278 Posted Jan 1, 2018

    Riding Miles; Collecting Smiles

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    So I took another ride; trying out my new camera.
    It's not my phone; I typed this post on our iMac.
    Drug the pics from the S.D. card right into this window.
    "Click" Insert Image.
    What do you think?
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  19. #8279 Posted Jan 1, 2018

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    It's back to work for me tomorrow so I had to sneak in another ride today with my son. He is on his favorite bike...a '53 Panther...so cool...and I pulled out the '37 C-Mod...great rider!

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  20. #8280 Posted Jan 1, 2018

    Riding Miles; Collecting Smiles

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    This was taken with my phone, which I was told looks better.
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    Happy new year!