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Balloonoob

Wore out three sets of tires already!
Jan 24, 2019
901
35
Longmont Colorado
Wow this thing is so much faster than my other bike. Kinda felt like this guy. Gotta put a front fender on it at least... I got splashed in the face by puddles at least 3-4 times. I might buy a pair of yellow lense glasses for night riding cause something flew in my eye too. Tonight's pic is where it all stated for me. Had i not picked up this persons saddle on a 12 dollar bike from goodwill i might not have stumbled onto old bikes or the cabe.

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Miq

Wore out three sets of tires already!
Jan 12, 2019
717
49
Arizona
@3-speeder and @Balloonoob Thanks for the sunset props. and soundtracks. I am fortunate to live in a place where the sky is so open.

I’m still leaving too late to really catch the good light. It’s was in the 90’s at sunset and I really wanted to let it cool down more...

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These low light pics take a lot of post processing. Jacking up the brightness and correcting some of the yellow sodium vapor lighting effects etc... I’ve been digging how some of the backgrounds come out looking like watercolors, all washed out and fuzzy. It’s a little further from reality than the day pics I take. Not quite as gorgeous and artistic as the pics @Kstone creates, but I’m having fun. There are a lot of great photographs from many members here (regulars and less frequent posters alike) and I’m inspired and learning everyday from all of you. Thanks!

I’m also learning about where you ride and what it’s like near you. Great to see the sunsets from the top of School St., or morning light “left coast” rides, or Amish Chow Chow and farm gear, or toasty Texas nights, or high Utah mountain White Birch colonies, or noticing the bike lock on the custom Che painted bike, or Colorado group rides with kids and costumes, or New England fire road rides, or jaunts through the ancient small towns of the UK, or big rides in Yosemite, or beach bunkers and deep blue water in Greece or, or, or... It really beats noticing the fewer ways we are different from each other. :)

Ride on.
 
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Ernbar

Finally riding a big boys bike
Jul 12, 2019
163
65
Central Florida
Did my 11 miles this morning on my 1974 Le Tour. This is the smoothest, fastest bike of the ones I have. Even better rider than the new aluminum hybrid I have. Now I’m on the hunt for another one in the same condition but in yellow. I have the original Schwinn saddle that is in brand new condition but man it’s so hard and uncomfortable. The saddle I have on is padded and feels great.

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mike j

Cruisin' on my Bluebird
Jun 3, 2013
3,128
Tuxedo Park, United States
Went for a few hour ride on the old iron mine roads again. Uncharted territory this time. @fattyre just posted a photo of a snapping turtle on his ride today. I passed two also, one was pretty high up the mountain. They are usually never out of the water unless they are laying their eggs in June. A little strange, nice ride, a dull gray day w/ a threat of rain that never materialized. Third photo in front of one of my favorite local stone walls w/ some great stuff I picked up along the way

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Balloonoob

Wore out three sets of tires already!
Jan 24, 2019
901
35
Longmont Colorado
Rode to work and back today. My coworker has a "1994 Cannondale Killer V 500 he got from a garage sale and is pretty proud of along with this" 1985 Trek 420." which apparently is super mint. my bike held up well. Snapped a picture doing 22. Ride safe folks!

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eddie_bravo

Wore out three sets of tires already!
Jan 21, 2015
689
49
Garden Grove

Rivnut

Wore out three sets of tires already!
Nov 24, 2012
948
Shawnee, United States
Wow this thing is so much faster than my other bike. Kinda felt like this guy. Gotta put a front fender on it at least... I got splashed in the face by puddles at least 3-4 times. I might buy a pair of yellow lense glasses for night riding cause something flew in my eye too. Tonight's pic is where it all stated for me. Had i not picked up this persons saddle on a 12 dollar bike from goodwill i might not have stumbled onto old bikes or the cabe.

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How many teeth on each gear? Looks like you've got quite a high speed set-up going on.
 
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tripple3

Riding Miles; Collecting Smiles
Sep 25, 2012
7,433
Beach Cities, CA 92708
Today I rode Velvet deLuxe up and down the river trail, the Newport peninsula 3 times, and to the water-tower in Sunset.
72.5 miles, 15 of it with Pete @SKPC
Great Day!
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Cappuccino It's It for the reward; Factory Flavors are almost all gone.
At least Mint is always available.:p
 
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