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Old 03-11-2017, 01:19 PM
Bentley Bentley is offline
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My Lemond Alzheimer's Tribute

So my Mom passed 7 years ago and I find myself thinking about her a lot when I ride. Generally when I'm "hurting" a bit on a Century or when I am nearing the end I think about my Mom. She has helped me finish more times than I care to think about.

I have always been thinking about how to have Mom on the ride and recently had a Lemond Versailles painted in Alzheimer's purple. The painter hand painted my Mom's and a friend of mine's Mom's names on the frame, so she is with me. Tomorrow I take her out for the first ride, an Alzheimer's benefit Century

Hope you like it as much as I do.

The guy that painted this frame is a local guy here in Brevard County Florida. He is a great guy and talented painter. I'm super happy with the work he did
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Old 03-11-2017, 02:05 PM
bob heinatz bob heinatz is offline
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My mom also passed away 7 years ago and had Alzheimer's. That is a nice tribute to your mom.
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Old 03-11-2017, 02:27 PM
Cicli Cicli is offline
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Thats cool. I would love to see a photo.
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Old 03-12-2017, 06:11 PM
Ruimteaapje Ruimteaapje is offline
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That's a lovely gesture. Do post some photos!
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Old 03-14-2017, 11:52 PM
54ny77 54ny77 is offline
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Pics! Sounds beautiful in many ways.
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