And I'm giving her away to my father for his Christmas gift this year! She will have a new home in Texas riding the FM ( Farm to Market roads)
I took my old Roubiax into my buddies new shop and had him go through it top to bottom. New bar tape, cables housings brake pads, bottom bracket, etc. Wanted to throw some work his way and I didn't really have enough time to get it all done so it worked out well.
It's been sitting in the garage for a couple of years with a broken SRAM crank I managed to break about 20 miles into a century and I was so pissed I just left it to collect dust.
I had all the old 105 stuff so I had Robert who owns Red Barn Bicycles throw that and the old tipple back on it.
My father is getting a little older now in his mid 70's and really wants a new one. Even bought him a new set of campus pedals so he can ride her either way he should choose.
Just picked her up tonight and honestly thought about keeping it it came out so nice! I thought about one last ride before I shipped her out but I can't...I'd end up keeping her!
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That should make him very happy on Christmas morning. Very nice gift for you dad.
On one of my other forums, there is a guy that is in his 70's that recently purchased two BMC road bikes. A white one for his daily rides and a red one for his century rides; which he does around 10 or more a year. He is also from Texas and rides with other guys in his age range.