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Forum: Southern California 12-22-12, 11:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,600
Posted By Gordo Grande
Quality clip-ons

Quality clip-ons
Forum: Southern California 12-14-11, 12:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 749
Posted By Gordo Grande
L.A. Beach Bike Path and Ballona Creek Bike Path!

L.A. Beach Bike Path and Ballona Creek Bike Path!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-06-09, 11:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,228
Posted By Gordo Grande
I still have my old Minoura work stand, and it is...

I still have my old Minoura work stand, and it is still a POS. I thought I was the only one who thought so. Glad to hear that everyone else hates it too. I just never got around to throwing it out....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-06-09, 11:28 PM
Replies: 11,746
Views: 1,874,207
Posted By Gordo Grande
It sure looks clean! Good catch!

It sure looks clean! Good catch!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-03-09, 03:47 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,912
Posted By Gordo Grande
Almost all of my bikes are Japanese, as you can...

Almost all of my bikes are Japanese, as you can tell by my sig. That was all I could afford back in the eighties, when I bought most of my bikes. They were great bikes for the money, and a friend of...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-03-09, 03:28 AM
Replies: 11,746
Views: 1,874,207
Posted By Gordo Grande
That's a damn nice bike for FREE!!!!!!

That's a damn nice bike for FREE!!!!!!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-03-09, 03:27 AM
Replies: 11,746
Views: 1,874,207
Posted By Gordo Grande
As I recall, Vitus was probably considered...

As I recall, Vitus was probably considered cutting edge stuff in 1987. $2100 was top bucks for a bike in those days!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-28-09, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11,746
Views: 1,874,207
Posted By Gordo Grande
You don't see too many Diamondback road bikes. If...

You don't see too many Diamondback road bikes. If I'm correct, Diamondback mountain bikes and Centurion road bikes were the same company, but they only marketed their road bikes with the Diamondback...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-28-09, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 169,059
Posted By Gordo Grande
That is a sweet rig, and it's my size! I'm going...

That is a sweet rig, and it's my size! I'm going to watch that one.
Forum: Touring 02-27-09, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By Gordo Grande
I have one, but it's at least 20 years...

I have one, but it's at least 20 years old...probably older.
Forum: Southern California 02-27-09, 05:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 909
Posted By Gordo Grande
Back in the day, (about 25 years ago) I did a...

Back in the day, (about 25 years ago) I did a ride while having an asthma attack. I was famous for a few years for being able to barf off the side of the bike. I learned my lesson! :-(
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-26-09, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11,746
Views: 1,874,207
Posted By Gordo Grande
I'd rate that one pretty damn good! I'd love to...

I'd rate that one pretty damn good! I'd love to find a vintage Raleigh like that one. I keep looking. I can only hope...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 02-26-09, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By Gordo Grande
247!!! :-( aaarrrggghhh!!! I gained a few pounds...

247!!! :-( aaarrrggghhh!!! I gained a few pounds back! :-(

Gotta' stop eating those peanuts!!!!!
Forum: Southern California 02-15-09, 10:22 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 32,855
Posted By Gordo Grande
LOL! I got those plates in 1982! :)

LOL! I got those plates in 1982! :)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-15-09, 12:20 AM
Replies: 11,746
Views: 1,874,207
Posted By Gordo Grande
My guess is that it's a late 70s or early 80s...

My guess is that it's a late 70s or early 80s bike, judging by the forks and emblem. Hard to tell without more pictures.
Forum: Southern California 02-15-09, 12:04 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 32,855
Posted By Gordo Grande
One of these days I have to get down there to...

One of these days I have to get down there to ride with you folks. I live way over on the west side, by Ballona Creek, but I'll make the trek inland one of these days to meet you folks....
Forum: Southern California 02-15-09, 12:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By Gordo Grande
Moron is the right word for folks like that. I...

Moron is the right word for folks like that. I live across from Ballona Creek, and my kids have been taught from day one NEVER to get near that damn thing.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-13-09, 12:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,103
Posted By Gordo Grande
Pictures look fine to me. Nice bike!

Pictures look fine to me. Nice bike!
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 02-10-09, 10:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,019
Posted By Gordo Grande
245!! Argh!!! Gained a pound or two back. It's...

245!! Argh!!! Gained a pound or two back. It's been raining all damn week!
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-08-09, 12:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,910
Posted By Gordo Grande
I had some of those years ago. Unfortunately, I...

I had some of those years ago. Unfortunately, I broke them. They never really worked for me. Glad you had better luck with them.
Forum: Southern California 02-07-09, 11:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,109
Posted By Gordo Grande
I'd be checking my shorts after that! :lol:

I'd be checking my shorts after that! :lol:
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-06-09, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 169,059
Posted By Gordo Grande
Looks like my beagle....always grumpy!!!!! :)

Looks like my beagle....always grumpy!!!!! :)
Forum: Utility Cycling 02-06-09, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,487
Posted By Gordo Grande
I used trail-a-bikes for years, with no problems....

I used trail-a-bikes for years, with no problems. I even had one with two seats on it, which I sometimes pulled with our adult tandem. No problem at all, but, when I sold it to a friend of mine, he...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-04-09, 11:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,146
Posted By Gordo Grande
Great thread and pictures. Thanks for posting. I...

Great thread and pictures. Thanks for posting. I almost missed the fact that you had a HEART ATTACK seven weeks ago! Congratulations on a marvelous comeback.
Forum: Southern California 02-02-09, 12:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,366
Posted By Gordo Grande
NO s**t! That was some years ago, but I guy I...

NO s**t! That was some years ago, but I guy I worked with was riding at lunch time, and some punks pulled up and threw a brick at him. Hit him in the head! Fortunately, the guy was ok.
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