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Gangs of New York-Edward Albert Collection at Rapha Store-Opening March 29th

Edward Albert is a former road racer and avid vintage bicycle collector. His passion for road bikes is extensive and many of his prize rides adorn his home in Chappaqua, N.Y. A portal to his collection can be found on his site: thevintagebikelife.com.

Here are a few examples to drool over: (From PROLLY )
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Mmmm goodness.

Eddie is curating a show, at the Rapha Cycling Club store (64 Gansevoort St.-Meat Packing District of NYC) entitled-Gangs of New York: The Early Years of NYC Cycling Clubs.
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Here is a little blub from Harry Schwartzman (NYbikejumble.com) who helped to organize the event:

“Rapha Cycle Club invites you to Gangs of New York: The Early Years of NYC Cycling Clubs. From the collection of Edward Albert, Rapha showcases the thundering race scene that existed in early 20th century NYC. Highlighting four local race clubs through bikes, jerseys, and ephemera, this show reveals the origins of road racing in New York.

Please join us for an informal opening Saturday March 29th from 2pm-4pm. Edward Albert will be in attendance to discuss the collection. Gangs of New York will be on display through May 1st.

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