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Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-16-16, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By bici_mania
"My Italian Secret" - Highly Recommended

I just finished watching this documentary "My Italian Secret" which is a story about Italians who risked their lives to save Jews. The movie explores Gino Bartali's role, the risks he took and...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-13-16, 11:50 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 22,182
Posted By bici_mania
I have found that there are numerous nuggets of...

I have found that there are numerous nuggets of wisdom and insight in that book that have forever changed the way I see the world, my place in it and how it all fits together. Some of the ideas put...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-28-16, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6,561
Views: 544,931
Posted By bici_mania
518686 Helios enjoying the box. It was...

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Helios enjoying the box. It was intended for ebay stuff. My spouse said I couldn't sell him on ebay though.


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This is Mercury, he is new to the family. He is still a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-28-16, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5,347
Views: 1,010,806
Posted By bici_mania
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This is one of my more recent projects, it is intended to be used for all day / multi-day, bike-packing with my son.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-31-16, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6,561
Views: 544,931
Posted By bici_mania
That is pretty cool. I have one some where from...

That is pretty cool. I have one some where from 1940-something, I think 42. It is was made of steel because they need the copper for the war. At one point in the 90's I was trying to find a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-14-16, 09:30 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,657
Posted By bici_mania
The only thing I enjoy as much as bikes is bike...

The only thing I enjoy as much as bikes is bike tools. I make it a point to buy at least one or two tools each time I get paid. Of course I am also trying to grow a bike shop out of my garage and...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 03-14-16, 08:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,449
Posted By bici_mania
Milan San Remo is my favorite. I have only...

Milan San Remo is my favorite. I have only started watching the Spring races in the last 6-7 years. Thanks to YouTube I can catch up on a lot of the great races I missed in years past.

Fabian...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-11-16, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6,561
Views: 544,931
Posted By bici_mania
So I have been trying to grow a bike shop out of...

So I have been trying to grow a bike shop out of my garage. I got my shop shirt embroidered with my logo for a more 'professional' presence with customers. The hat on my head came from the most...
Forum: Foo 03-10-16, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6,661
Views: 769,696
Posted By bici_mania
My dad had one of those for a short time, it was...

My dad had one of those for a short time, it was a sort of pine or British green. Back then we kids rode in the back, that was the same summer I rode without training wheels. I would surely like to...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-09-16, 11:57 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 48,773
Posted By bici_mania
I think I jinxed it. On the other hand, my...

I think I jinxed it.

On the other hand, my baby girl is expected to come home on the 18th of this month, just in time for her Sweet 16 on the 19th.

Hopefully the jinx ends before then and the...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 03-08-16, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 53,079
Posted By bici_mania
He has been my favorite for the last three years....

He has been my favorite for the last three years. I am hoping he has a great year this year, and now that he has his brother on the team with him I am very optimistic.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-23-16, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6,561
Views: 544,931
Posted By bici_mania
Wow, I have not ever seen that before, I had no...

Wow, I have not ever seen that before, I had no idea there was a flower on a banana tree.

I almost expect it to look at me and say "Feed me Seymour!"
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-20-16, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 48,773
Posted By bici_mania
I appreciate the well wishes and PM's of...

I appreciate the well wishes and PM's of encouragement. I really do appreciate you guys.

I have no real sense of what is appropriate to share but in a nutshell;

We started seeking treatment...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-16-16, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 48,773
Posted By bici_mania
Sorry guys. I never wanted to be that guy... ...

Sorry guys. I never wanted to be that guy...

We have seen the BOC to many times and heard sob stories go along with it disappearing. I think it will be delivered on Wednesday.

My teenage...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-08-16, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 48,773
Posted By bici_mania
I must humbly beg forgiveness from each of you. ...

I must humbly beg forgiveness from each of you.

Had a 'crazy' few days.

The BOC is on my work bench at the moment, but will be dropped off at the local PO this evening.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-02-16, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 48,773
Posted By bici_mania
The selection of 'Crap' is probably better than I...

The selection of 'Crap' is probably better than I have seen while I was in possession of it, I had a hard time making a selection.

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I expect to have a new box packed up and shipped out...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-02-16, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 48,773
Posted By bici_mania
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Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-27-16, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 48,773
Posted By bici_mania
Holy Smokes! I just looked to see where I am on...

Holy Smokes! I just looked to see where I am on the list and I am after DD! I am feeling rather lucky now, perhaps I should go buy a lottery ticket....

I have already gotten and address for...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-25-16, 08:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,039
Posted By bici_mania
I have spent a bit of time contemplating this...

I have spent a bit of time contemplating this thought. I think for me, the well worn bike / components, where you can see that it has been well cared for but heavily used is the 'perfect'...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-25-16, 08:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,039
Posted By bici_mania
Out of all the bikes and collections I see in...

Out of all the bikes and collections I see in these forums, yours is by far the most pristine and enviable.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-24-16, 10:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,039
Posted By bici_mania
As the saying goes, "the devil is in the...

As the saying goes, "the devil is in the details". For me, that is where salvation is too. At a glance, a bike is a bike is a bike. That is true of anything.

On a bike, details often indicate...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-23-16, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 48,773
Posted By bici_mania
BOC - The one time in life you don't mind being...

BOC - The one time in life you don't mind being down stream from the crap others deal out.
Forum: Foo 01-21-16, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2,637
Views: 161,721
Posted By bici_mania
Thank you for sharing. I love old photos and the...

Thank you for sharing. I love old photos and the world that they reveal. There is often a beauty and elegance present that we lack today but it inspires me and inspires hope for what could be.
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Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-15-16, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 48,773
Posted By bici_mania
Wow, nice. I love seeing those tools in...

Wow, nice.

I love seeing those tools in there. Hope some are in there when the box comes to me, that 'crap' is looking very good. Sort of developing a new hobby of collecting tools, but mostly...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-10-16, 01:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 826
Posted By bici_mania
Zwift

I am wondering if anyone has tried ZWIFT and if so what are your thoughts and experiences?

I am curious but not prepared to spend a lot of money to get started. I have a very basic, cheap...
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