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Sven

Cruisin' on my Bluebird
Dec 24, 2017
3,477
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Mechanicsville, MD, United States
I rode my '55 Schwinn Corvette around old Leonardtown.
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A pic of the old jail
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...the courthouse
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A delivery of the nectar of gods. The only problem is that the bar doesn't open for a few more hours.
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Good Earth store
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Had to settle for an Apple cider vinegar drink. Good for detoxing the liver...its all good
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Dukes bar..been here since the beginning of time.
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Tudor Hall
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The Leonardtown GM dealer is another icon here
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This bike is still here after two years...a Western Flyer Trophy
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A great day for a ride.

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tripple3

Riding Miles; Collecting Smiles
Sep 25, 2012
8,041
56
Beach Cities, CA 92708
Got about 48mi in today on the Shelby Flyer. 3.25 hrs in the saddle, 14mph average, Max 31.
Awesome! you are way too fast for me.
I left in the dark this morning, stopped for pics and bathroom breaks, and 35 miles at the 3.25 hour mark.
I kept going for some more riding on this beautiful day.
Moon setting over the Pacific, Newport Pier
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Back to where I started riding the beach; now 8:30 AM Santa Ana River mouth; Border of Huntington and Newport Beach.
Back down to the end of Balboa, turn around and eat at Charlie's Chili, Newport Pier.

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So, I substitute french fries for the potatoes, and added avocado to "Possibly the World's greatest Chili Cheese Omelette".:D
I rode from here back to the water tower in Sunset Beach; and laid there in the warm sand, resting.

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I'm home now, celebrating the day with a mint IT'S-IT ice cream treat.
70 miles total with stops; at least 6 hrs. saddle time.
I get smiles per hour instead.;)
 

SKPC

I live for the CABE
Feb 2, 2018
1,465
63
Utah - United States
Everytime I see that thing it gets me pumped for a klunk build. Right click << save
Thank you. If you are interested in seeing what I was thinking and how it was done, I have a 2-yr old build thread on RatRodBikes. I encourage anyone to comment there if they would like to. http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/21st-century-hawthorne-flyer.104338/

I rode it again today for 56.7 miles, 3.7hrs and 15.5 avg. There is not another bicycle like it!
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Sven

Cruisin' on my Bluebird
Dec 24, 2017
3,477
56
Mechanicsville, MD, United States
Thank you. If you are interested in seeing what I was thinking and how it was done, I have a 2-yr old build thread on RatRodBikes. I encourage anyone to comment there if they would like to. http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/21st-century-hawthorne-flyer.104338/

I rode it again today for 56.7 miles, 3.7hrs and 15.5 avg. There is not another bicycle like it!
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Love your great detailed article on the work done to your bike. That very neat how you are taking a vintage bike and and fitting it with today's tech. Your speeds are incredible. Great job!!!
 
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