Rest in peace Tom Teesdale.

You will be missed.

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Somewhere in Tom Teesdale’s West Branch shop sits a steel bike frame, never to be finished.

Sean O’Harrow, director of the UI Museum of Art, said Teesdale was one of Iowa’s many “secret famous people.”

“He was kind of a machine in the sense that he was the ultimate bike builder, bike designer,” he said. “He was a real artist and a real craftsman, and a real revolutionary thinker.”

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Merckx Monday: The 1970 Tour De France

Don’t think it’s worth it…

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Ebay auction…HERE!

US Track National’s 1977!

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HOLY SHIT…THESE PHOTOS ARE AMAZING! Bike racing used to be RAD!

Strange Fruit Vol. 1 featuring Major Taylor!

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Stumbled upon this great graphic novel by Joel Christian Gill with the story of Marshall “Major” Taylor inside.

I ordered mine from my local comic book shop Secret Headquarters. But if you don’t have a local comic book shop, you can swoop one from the author…HERE!