Thursday, May 21, 2009

Oh, Canada! Addendum

Elaine sent me these photos of her beautiful 1966 CCM Galaxie after seeing my earlier posts about Canadian bikes, so I'm posting them in the interest of getting more information (or photos, at least) on the interwebs about CCMs. Just look at all that chrome!

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  1. That's a real thing of beauty!
    Steve

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  2. Thanks Steve! I've just obtained an original CCM blue and white two-tone seat which I plan to install this weekend, along with an upgraded basket.

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  3. @ Elaine: I just noticed your double kickstand! Is that original, or after-market?

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  4. Elaine,that'll be awesome!!!
    Steve

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  5. @ Thom: It's original. Alot (all?) the CCMs from that era had them, I think. It's nice because it keeps the bike upright even with a fully loaded basket.

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  6. That's sooo cool! They're pretty expensive to buy new these days.

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  7. I just got a bike VERY similar to this one from my mother. The only visible difference to me is the seat (my bike has a beige furry seat :) ), that my bike has pedal brakes, and some rust... I spot tested using an sos pad and it removes the surface rust off the chrome. I'm looking into restoring it and using it (or is this a thing of beauty that should only be admired?)

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  8. Still ride my original orange ten speed when I can. Best 50 bucks I ever spent.

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