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Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-27-15, 09:50 PM
Replies: 430
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Posted By Vireo
I put an order in for my custom Tommasini X-Fire...

I put an order in for my custom Tommasini X-Fire in a traditional non-sloping top tube frame. This etched the decal frame is the first sold here in United States and it will be mine :-)430894
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-21-15, 05:24 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 51,995
Posted By Vireo
Yes I sell Tommasini bicycles out of my San...

Yes I sell Tommasini bicycles out of my San Marcos full custom bike center. Please send me an email and schedule an appointment to stop in. My shop is by appointment only. revcycling@gmail.com

I...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-01-14, 10:44 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 51,995
Posted By Vireo
This is my personal Tommasini Tecno. Since April...

This is my personal Tommasini Tecno. Since April of 2014 (broken femur from Jan-April) I have put 3,000 miles on this bike (2,987 actual). I have done many climbing centuries and a couple of double...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 10-11-14, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By Vireo
Thank you akepress!

Thank you akepress!
Forum: Tandem Cycling 10-11-14, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By Vireo
Thank you akexpress - would you happen to have...

Thank you akexpress - would you happen to have weight you verified yourself?
Forum: Tandem Cycling 10-11-14, 06:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By Vireo
It's got to be more than 50g to go from 3X to 2X....

It's got to be more than 50g to go from 3X to 2X. The chainring, and its spider weigh more than 50g. Additionally, I bet they have some crappy and heavy square taper BB hidden in there (two BB's...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 10-11-14, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By Vireo
Silver State 508 on a tandem - need upgrade advice

Hello Everyone,

It has been awhile since I have posted on the forums. I am not ashamed to ask for advice on things I'm not that familiar about. I have a 2007 Pinarello tandem. I've done some...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 07-07-12, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 672
Posted By Vireo
I'm of the opinion 330 grams wouldn't make a...

I'm of the opinion 330 grams wouldn't make a different on a single bike let alone a tandem.
Forum: Tandem Cycling 07-04-12, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 489
Posted By Vireo
2012 Grand Tour Highland Double Century Report

Hello everyone. It has been a while since I've posted in this forum. Well it's just been a long time since I've ridden my tandem. If you are interested I have provided a link to my race report...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-27-11, 09:27 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 50,229
Posted By Vireo
+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling 10-10-11, 07:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,537
Posted By Vireo
We rode for a while "together" which means I...

We rode for a while "together" which means I would see him in front or behind (50-100 yards) and his crew vehicle would cheer me on...you know that's riding together in non-drafting race ;)
Forum: Road Cycling 10-10-11, 07:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,537
Posted By Vireo
and that is what separates the finishers from the...

and that is what separates the finishers from the DNF crowd. As an Ultra cyclist you have to keep riding even though you feel like hell. Unless you break a leg or your bike (you should have a spare...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-10-11, 06:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,537
Posted By Vireo
Thank you all for showing an interest in what I...

Thank you all for showing an interest in what I do. Thank you as well for all your well wishes. I wish to make a few comments.

1. 10.59 avg MPH. - You have to consider that we are riding as...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-07-11, 10:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,537
Posted By Vireo
George "Red-Eyed Vireo" Vargas goes for his 6th consecutive SOLO Furnace Creek 508

That's right boys and girls. I have raced in the Furnace Creek (http://the508.com) for five (SOLO) consecutive years. I am one of only two racers to have done that. I am going for my 6th...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-20-11, 06:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,341
Posted By Vireo
My new PR is 6:43 here is the blog post...

My new PR is 6:43 here is the blog post (http://epictrain.wordpress.com/2011/06/28/new-personal-record-on-newport-coast-643/) I didn't do a field test for July and August is slipping by and I...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-13-11, 09:26 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,097
Posted By Vireo
well....you could ask me I've done all the events...

well....you could ask me I've done all the events you mentioned ;)

And I did start a post on my blog for Q & A (http://epictrain.wordpress.com/2011/07/11/furnace-creek-508-training-q-a/) on...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-12-11, 11:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,097
Posted By Vireo
Vireo has chickened out because he doesn't feel...

Vireo has chickened out because he doesn't feel he is ready (embarrassed). I tried a hot ride a couple of days ago 109 F and it was really hard on me (only 8 hours). Owens Valley has been over 100...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-03-11, 05:55 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,320
Posted By Vireo
+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling 07-03-11, 05:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,929
Posted By Vireo
I had a pair of Madfiber wheels in my shop. The...

I had a pair of Madfiber wheels in my shop. The customer needed his tires glued on. I didn't weigh them though. I wish I would have weighed them but I'm sure the customer will be back.

I think...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-21-11, 08:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,097
Posted By Vireo
Unfortunately I'm being told that the climb up to...

Unfortunately I'm being told that the climb up to Mosquito Flat is closed 9 miles from the summit. I would like to be able to document this "epic adventure" hence I have asked (begged) a couple of...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-17-11, 10:01 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,097
Posted By Vireo
I received an email stating that Rock Creek Rd...

I received an email stating that Rock Creek Rd leading to Mosquito Flat is closed. Any BF'ers in the Mammoth or Bishop area that can confirm reports of road closures? What government agency should...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-16-11, 03:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,097
Posted By Vireo
I'm shooting for 20 hours which includes 30ish...

I'm shooting for 20 hours which includes 30ish miles round trip from Big Pine to Bishop and back.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-16-11, 06:38 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,097
Posted By Vireo
I was thinking of getting one of these. That way...

I was thinking of getting one of these. That way the BF community could follow my progress. Does anyone have any experience with the Spot Connect?
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Forum: Road Cycling 06-16-11, 12:48 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,097
Posted By Vireo
Here's something even more mind blowing - two...

Here's something even more mind blowing - two days before I do this I will be 5k feet lower than you will be skiing enjoying the moderate temperatures at my home in Newport Beach.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-15-11, 12:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,097
Posted By Vireo
I will be doing it on June 21, 2011 the longest...

I will be doing it on June 21, 2011 the longest day of the year...
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