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The Story of the Bicycle - excellent video
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(09-11-2010, 08:22 PM)jinxy72 Wrote:  where theres a will theres a way ..... look what i found on youtube Smile

building a bike doc from bbc .... enjoy

its in parts but should be all there Smile

Thanks, Jinxy72. This was at the end of another thread and I decided to start a dedicated thread so people don't miss this one. Smile

Steve
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Thanks. I was hoping this would migrate to the states.
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It's on YouTube though. Only 6 ten-minute clips. I kinda wished the narrator spent more time on the assembly and painting though, while not removing the history he shows. Lots of good classic rock that I remember from way back too. Smile

Frankly I wasn't aware that hippies started the mountain bike thing in California using modified cruisers. I only recall getting a "ten-speed" road bike in 1974 from the military base exchange because other friends did it to save gas money. I rode that bike almost 10 miles everyday. I can't say for sure what make-model it was but I think it might have been a low-priced Viscount (Lambert). In retrospect, I guess I am lucky to be alive (the death fork thing). Smile

They could have made a whole TV series out of that video.

Steve
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I watched the serious and thought it was great!!! Never would have guessed the Gary Fisher would have had the recored for the fastest down the mountain.
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if anyone wants it for keeps ... google it with torrent after the title and lots are available Smile

it is a pity it was only 60 mins it total though


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I watch it too and enjoy it much.
My dad always told me a Sledge a matic can fix any thing.
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I'm stuck watching this, so jealous. What an awesome thing to be able to do.
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Thanks for this ... it's 5 am now ... may regret this l8r.
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