Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

Introductions Welcome to the BikeForums community! Please introduce yourself to other forum members here.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-05-04, 02:31 PM   #1
DanO220
SoCal Commuter
Thread Starter
 
DanO220's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Agua Dulce, CA
Bikes: Surly Crosscheck single/9 speed convertible, Novara Buzz beater
Posts: 592
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Howdy from Sothern California

Hey everybody;

I'm DanO, and I'm a bike-a-holic. If I'm not riding there's a good chance I'm thinking
about bicycling - that or guitars, cameras, air pistols and Jesus, in no particular order.

I've been riding road bikes for twenty-something years... starting in my late teens.
I've never joined a club or taken up racing, so I'd catagorize myself as a commuter/cruiser.
Of course there was that period in the early eighties when I was into strafing the local
birdle trails on a beat up Schwinn Continental with the handlebars turned up hippie style.
There was no one around to tell me I needed a mountain bike for going off road (that's if
they were even making them back then). There were also no whinin', tree hugginers and/or
rich equestrian snobs with enough old money and influence to have me run off for simply
being there. I actually remember a few friendly exchanges when I'd pull off to the side to
give right of way to the folks on horseback. But I digress.

I'm long grown up now and the hectic life dictates that I get most of my cycling in on the
way to or from work. I'll try and post a couple jpg's of my purpose built commuter.

All the best. DanO
DanO220 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-04, 02:42 PM   #2
robertsdvd
floor sleeper
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Here and there in the US
Bikes: Raleigh Twenty, Puch 3 speed road conversion, lookin' into a Karate Monkey for a cruiser
Posts: 998
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Yeah-hey! Another rider with drop bars and a gear hub. I have one right now with a 3 spd and am working on a 26" wheeled one with a Nexus 8... What is that - a crosscheck frame? I was going to mount my shifter to the end like that, but decided to use a spacegrip up front because I really wanted to use the barplug lights.. Dig the hub man! Welcome to the forums.
robertsdvd is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:41 AM.