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    Betty White 1968
     
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    1936 Stout Scarab
     
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    Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in The Gay Divorcee (1934)
     
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    It was called the "All American Meal", with change back from your dollar. I remember it cause my family had a restaurant back then and we took cues from Ronalds advertising.
     
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    “Helen Ditriye, “the girl-hawk” in 1909”
     
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    Mr. Spock (Leonard Nimoy) beams down to visit Carol Burnett.
     
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    There's something about that picture, the cars, the bicycles and the guys in it that doesn't jibe.
     
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    Single speed "ONE GEAR" & no hand breaks visible -
    possibly Fixed Gear or also Known as "FIXIE" ----
    Rider uses muscles pushing in reverse on pedals
    to slow bike - very fast very dangerous- Fixie Bikes
    are usually only ridden by very good riders ........

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  9. Dan in Pasadena
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    What's "insane" about bicycle clothing? YOu wear special, i.e. "unusual or odd clothingfor fishing, hunting, playing tennis, running track, etc.

    Someone a little insecure about what THEY'D look like in spandex?:D
     
  10. junkyardjeff
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    I was thinking the same,the bikes,clothes and hair cuts of the guys riding the bikes looks too new.
     
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    I'm thinking it could be from a movie.
     
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    My Uncle and his BSA
     

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    I was thinking the same....like a more worldly :cool: vibe in the body language than what what we had in the 60's.
     
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    I originally thought it was a pic from Brazil, they still run early rides on a daily basis..
     
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    One gear, no brakes. Hell its a speedway bike.
     
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    When I was around 12 or 13 ( couple centuries ago) I had a "minimalist" bike that I had removed everything related to brakes, fenders, and so on. I used to jam my shoe between the frame and rear wheel for braking. In a summer I wore down 2 rear tires and had a nice slot on my left tennis sole. The greatest gig was to arrive at full speed, jam the rear wheel and came to a screeching halt, the longer and louder the better. Ah. the good old days!!.
     
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    nope :D


    I'm sure I'd look like a dork :D I regularly do an hour street/trail ride on my old rigid street bike in my normal attire, even on epic cross country rides it's never occurred to me I needed spandex and I resent paying for someone else's advertising.
     
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    NYC 1960 from here
     
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    on ebay here
     
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    HEY!!!---All you guys ARE RIGHT!!!----I went back & double checked!!!
    My 80 year old eye balls are failing me!!!!!-----Don:D:D:D:D:D:D
     
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    Hey Don ya sure had me worried about my abilities too,,,i didnt want to doubt your knowledge ,,i do have respect,,,
     
  22. Thank You Mart. That will take a while to get through. Here's a few favorites from the Daily Herald photos. Imagine me liking the first one.:rolleyes:
     

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