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    Wrote this while waiting for last night's snow to melt.

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    Mamil?

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    Mamil?
    ::cough:: navel-gazing

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    Classifieds are a couple of forums down. $20 for a one year subscription.

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    Without reading the link, just reading the title, I'll classify you as needy.
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    It's winter we all need a break.

    Whatever floats the collective boat tickles me pink. We ride bikes.

    Funny thing about this is that if you show up to rides like D2R2 or Ballers you'll see every bike. Literally every bike, no kidding.
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    One of your sponsors is a friend of mine. Did not know that.

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    Can't sell what you can't name.

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    Quote Originally Posted by j44ke View Post
    Can't sell what you can't name.
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    Is it just me or was the Gravel Bike market saturated by the time of the demise of the Schwinn Varsity?
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    Didn’t Gary Fisher invent the Gravel Bike?

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    have you seen pictures of the roads they raced on at the turn of the last century?
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    have you seen pictures of the roads they raced on at the turn of the last century?
    Dig:
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    Quote Originally Posted by Corso View Post
    Didn’t Gary Fisher invent the Gravel Bike?
    I think Al Gore started the good roads movement.

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    At this point I'm more tired of the "anything can be a gravel bike" conversation than I am of the "I can't ride gravel on my road bike" one.
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    Jeez, tough crowd.

    Not entirely unexpected of people who wouldn't get the title reference.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jacques View Post
    Jeez, tough crowd.

    Not entirely unexpected of people who wouldn't get the title reference.
    I was about to say the exact same thing-- tough crowd. And I don't even get the title ref.
    It's a pretty benign blog post; although I wouldn't have taken the time to write it, I don't disagree with it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zank View Post
    have you seen pictures of the roads they raced on at the turn of the last century?
    As bad as they were, it was the bike clubs and bike manufacturers that kept them from being worse.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jacques View Post
    Jeez, tough crowd.

    Not entirely unexpected of people who wouldn't get the title reference.
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