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  1. R2D2

    Congrats Lance!

    What an inspiration.
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    The new 2003 Hostel Shoppe Recumbent catalogs are out too! What! No Bacchettas?! John, Mark, what's going on?? :confused:
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    The new Hostel Shoppe 'bents are due late this month

    I just saw the new 26/20 Century ($1795). It was very light, and looked very fast (they are spec'ing Velocity wheelsets!). It looked as though Everything is adjustable. Didn't get to ride it though. :( I really have to try out the new 650/650 Club ($1995). I'll have to see if I fit on the...
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    SRAM buys Shimano!

    April 1, 2003 "SRAM Buys Shimano Shimano is normally the company accused of trying to run the world in Bill Gates fashion. But in a stunning move, the components company that's played Apple to Shimano's Microsoft announced today that they would acquire the venerable Japanese components maker...
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    Did You Know There's a New Bike Line from HostelShoppe

    I think the other thread became LLL vs the World. :D Maybe I'll fit on their 650/650 with the narrower seat. Hmmm. I think the frames are assembled at the same frame plant that builds Vision's frames in Washington. Not sure tho. If anyone from Hostel Shoppe reads this, please consider...
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    Andrei Kivilev died in a race today

    I salute a great rider.
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    Do people just stop and stare?

    It never ceases to amaze me how many people just stop and stare as you ride by. Young kids are just enthralled. Even Teenagers and college students make comments about how "Cool" the bike is (at that age it is usually not cool to comment about anything). My wife is almost embarrased to...
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    No recumbent section in "Bicycling" magazine buyer's guide!

    Are we lower than dirt, or what? :(