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Balloonoob

Wore out three sets of tires already!
Jan 24, 2019
914
35
Longmont Colorado
Went out for a midnight ride this morning. Shook the new bike around a bit. Skid stop. Hopping down then up a curb. Flying down a hill. This Colson rides great and feels solid. Even got the first ''nice bike?'' even though it seemed to be in the form of a question. Loving my new bicycle.

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piercer_99

I live for the CABE
Dec 27, 2015
1,557
59
Sanger, TX
I rode the Gigi over to Chevron for some "Cleaning Fluid" for hubs that need rebuilt; with its' S.S. handy basket.;)
I really feel sorry for the folks that have to gas up their vehicles very often; it's expensive!
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The tires and the wheel set on the Gigi are really sweet. I used that setup on a Roadmaster I built just over a year ago, also used the handlebar, stem, crank, pedals and chain ring.

The Shimano Nexus Inter3 is a nice hub to run.

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The saddle is really comfortable, that is what is on my 48 Rocket. :)

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Mr. Monkeyarms

Wore out three sets of tires already!
Oct 30, 2018
899
Colorado
Headed out to Longmont Bike Night's first ride of the season on my'41 Schwinn Lincoln badged DX Graybeard John custom. We meet every Wednesday at 6:30pm at the flagpoles at Roosevelt Park mid-May through mid-Septemberish. This ride has been going for 16 years I believe. Moonlight Rides once a month or so. :)
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Sven

Cruisin' on my Bluebird
Dec 24, 2017
2,504
55
Mechanicsville, MD, United States
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Today, a few of us rode the Virginia Creeper Trail in south western part of VA. 34 miles. We started at the NC state line, went off the trail to the tip of Tennessee , and back in Virginia.The bikes , which where rented, are not vintage. But perfect for the ride
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A copperhead threesome on one of the ri
Bridges
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The Damacus Diner
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Delicious
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One of 47 trestles.
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Great ride.
 

Mr. Monkeyarms

Wore out three sets of tires already!
Oct 30, 2018
899
Colorado
Mr. Monkeyarms, I really like that bike!
Thanks COB! I really like it too and wish I could take credit for building it. My good friend Graybeard John, an elder of the Denver Old Bikes Club built it. He passed a year ago, February on the morning of our monthly ride and I am honored to be the next caretaker. Always liked this bike but thought it needed a chainguard and thought this one looks good.
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Bobby Stillz pokin' down some pizza.
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This was at the gathering at John's when his bikes were distributed to their new owners. He will be missed.
 
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Mr. Monkeyarms

Wore out three sets of tires already!
Oct 30, 2018
899
Colorado
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Today, a few of us rode the Virginia Creeper Trail in south western part of VA. 34 miles. We started at the NC state line, went off the trail to the tip of Tennessee , and back in Virginia.The bikes , which where rented, are not vintage. But perfect for the ride
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A copperhead threesome on one of the ri
Bridges
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The Damacus Diner
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Delicious
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One of 47 trestles.
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Great ride.

This makes me want to go back to North Carolina. We raced mountain bikes all over the place in that region into VA, WV, SC, etc. Great riding, beautiful scenery, except the slimy copperheads. (Bunny hopped a few ripping down trails in Boone, NC) And then the BBQ!! :):) Looks like you had a blast!
 

Captain Awesome

Finally riding a big boys bike
Mar 29, 2019
276
SC
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Today, a few of us rode the Virginia Creeper Trail in south western part of VA. 34 miles. We started at the NC state line, went off the trail to the tip of Tennessee , and back in Virginia.The bikes , which where rented, are not vintage. But perfect for the ride
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A copperhead threesome on one of the ri
Bridges
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The Damacus Diner
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Delicious
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One of 47 trestles.
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Great ride.

I love the Creeper Trail and that whole region. Spent 7 years in NC on every trail I could put wheels on and cut a few myself for good measure!
 

Nashman

Cruisin' on my Bluebird
Oct 2, 2016
2,335
62
Winnipeg, Canada
The tires and the wheel set on the Gigi are really sweet. I used that setup on a Roadmaster I built just over a year ago, also used the handlebar, stem, crank, pedals and chain ring.

The Shimano Nexus Inter3 is a nice hub to run.

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The saddle is really comfortable, that is what is on my 48 Rocket. :)

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I agree on that 3 speed twisty. I have it on a couple of my bikes. ( Frankenjag is getting a chrome c-guard soon, has a black seat now)

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Nashman

Cruisin' on my Bluebird
Oct 2, 2016
2,335
62
Winnipeg, Canada
Finally after some adjustments and help from fellow Canuck pal Ken ( CABER ccmerz) who painted/re-created sold to me this 1938 Custom CCM Flyte, and I tweaked a few parts to fit my vision.( just needs a toolbox saddle...hint...hint.... yeah...I'm in the line up too...lol..) It had FAT FRANKS ( too FAT for forks) and I put the airflow bars, Gibson pedals, Bevin bell, knuckle guards, deco stem, hubcaps, correct Schwalbe 28 inch tires, and Ken built/painted up some CCM wheels I just put on yesterday. Man...what a ride!!!

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