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Subject: [OM] Re: Bicycling and shooting
From: Joel Wilcox <jowilcox@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2005 07:02:39 -0500
Dunno if they still do, but my racer (hah!) is a very cheap, heavy Fuji 
that I can't stand the thought of parting with 30 years later for a 
ubiquitous mountain bike and don't have room for both (what with all these 
Zuikos).  Of course, I look like Lance Armstrong riding it.  Uncanny 
resemblance. :)

Joel W.

At 06:43 AM 4/20/2005 -0400, you wrote:

>Speaking of bikes, does anyone know if Fuji still makes bikes?  Many
>years ago when I was riding, I tried a Fuji model that I really, really
>liked.  As a vertically challenged person :-) this model was
>particularly attractive because its front wheel was smaller than the
>back, so the fit was much better for me than other adult models.  And as
>I recall, everything else about it was pleasant ... fit and finish were
>good, it felt smooth and well integrated.  Not sure if I would be
>allowed to own one as I currently live in Rochester...
>Dean Tyler wrote:
> >My OM vehicle is a Rudge 3-speed.  I found it submerged in a pond near my
> >home.  It was a summer project to clean and restore.  What a fun bike.  I
> >also have a Bianchi mountain bike that is very nice, but the Rudge is more
> >fun to ride.  No problem with the LowePro backpack since I sit straight up
> >and have a springer saddle (joy).  The bike is deceptively fast on the
> >flats, but a tank going up hills (due to gearing, weight, rider position and
> >the physical shape of the cyclist!).  I thought about a basket for the
> >front, but my manhood couldn't handle it.
> >
> >About 5 years ago, I should my road bike.  Hand built Italian with Roval
> >wheels and Campy Record components (those Delta brakes were too cool).  What
> >a dumb move.  I have regretted every since.  I thought a new mountain bike
> >with a front shock would be better.  I was wrong.
> >
> >Hence, I won't sell my OM for digital.
> >
> >Dean
> >
> >
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