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Forum: Southern California 12-03-12, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 523
Posted By modernfuturist
Hmm, the alternate option is like you said, to go...

Hmm, the alternate option is like you said, to go to Borrego Springs. (http://goo.gl/maps/oQvTh)

How is it:

a) riding along the 86?
b) the elevation from Borrego Springs to Palomar to...
Forum: Touring 12-03-12, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By modernfuturist
Thanks for the tips guys. I think I've...

Thanks for the tips guys.

I think I've settled on a 6 day trip from Riverside to Joshua Tree, and back to Oceanside. (http://goo.gl/maps/rwhPn)

I'm still ironing on the details of Joshua Tree...
Forum: Southern California 12-03-12, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 523
Posted By modernfuturist
Looking for Route Recommendations: Riverside to Joshua Tree to Oceanside Tour

I'm looking to embark on a January tour from Riverside to Joshua Tree and then to Oceanside. Tried to do my research as much as possible, and Google Street View things, but was hoping to see if any...
Forum: Touring 11-29-12, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By modernfuturist
We are looking for a non coastal tour (have...

We are looking for a non coastal tour (have already done our fair share of those) and are comfortable with doing hills and elevation.

For the most part we would like to camp, but are ready to...
Forum: Touring 11-28-12, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By modernfuturist
Looking for Touring Options in So Cal During Early January

Hey all!

Looking for some wisdom regarding touring in So Cal during early January and this was the only thread I could find...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-09-11, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15,327
Views: 4,794,038
Posted By modernfuturist
ISO: High quality 27.0 seatpost, at least...

ISO:

High quality 27.0 seatpost, at least 170mm of usable length.

PM plz.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-21-11, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By modernfuturist
About once a month... they alternate between...

About once a month... they alternate between black and tan. The last time they had black bags was in the middle of February, and this month seems to be the tan cycle, so you can only guess what comes...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-11-11, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 305,874
Posted By modernfuturist
WTT... posted the specs on the spreadsheet as...

WTT... posted the specs on the spreadsheet as well

56cm 1996 Gios Compact Pro, frame and fork

http://velospace.org/files/irvingsgioscompactpro2.jpg

- Gios calls this a 56, because it's 56cm...
Forum: Introductions 03-09-11, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By modernfuturist
A lot of my friends and I live in the area, and...

A lot of my friends and I live in the area, and we have a weekly ride that is located in Pasadena.

We meet across the street from Pasadena City College on Sunday nights at 8 to 8:30pm. PM me for...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-18-11, 11:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,065
Posted By modernfuturist
It was a smooth ride, but the frame was a little...

It was a smooth ride, but the frame was a little big for me, so I transfered the parts over to a Gios Compact Pro.

As pictured above, I had it built up with Campy Record 9 speed alloy components...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-18-11, 03:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,065
Posted By modernfuturist
I bought a 56cm version of this exact frame from...

I bought a 56cm version of this exact frame from some dude in SoCal for $90, although it had rust on the chromed parts (nothing an Oxalic Acid bath wouldn't fix)

Mine came with a Columbus SLX...
Forum: Touring 02-12-11, 04:16 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,323
Posted By modernfuturist
I called BestBuy today to check up on my order of...

I called BestBuy today to check up on my order of Ortlieb Bike Shopping Bike panniers.

It was a quick phone call to check up on my order, wasn't difficult at all, and the customer representative...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-06-11, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15,327
Views: 4,794,038
Posted By modernfuturist
HAVE: - 32h Dura Ace 7400 (?) Rear Hub, 8 SPD...

HAVE:
- 32h Dura Ace 7400 (?) Rear Hub, 8 SPD SIS, Used Great Condition
- Shimano 105 Hubset, 32h Front and Rear, Ice Grey Color, Used Great Condition
- 2x 32h Araya ADX-400 rims, Silver, Never...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 01-18-11, 01:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 968
Posted By modernfuturist
Ended up purchasing a B&M Ixon IQ because I...

Ended up purchasing a B&M Ixon IQ because I didn't want to purchase 18650 batteries and a charger. Will report back with my reviews once I receive the light, especially since it's a less popular...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 01-10-11, 01:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 968
Posted By modernfuturist
I'm still wondering if the Romisen RC-C8 is...

I'm still wondering if the Romisen RC-C8 is brighter with 18650 batteries or if they simply provide longer run times.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-09-11, 02:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,673
Posted By modernfuturist
I find that Campagnolo Athena...

I find that Campagnolo Athena (http://www.lickbike.com/productpage.aspx?PART_NUM_SUB='7190') is priced very competitively with Shimano 105 (http://www.probikekit.com/display.php?code=D0100)
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 01-02-11, 08:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 968
Posted By modernfuturist
Any update?

Any update?
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 12-29-10, 05:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 968
Posted By modernfuturist
This review...

This review (http://budgetlightforum.cz.cc/node/571) lead me to believe otherwise, but I will look into some 18650 batteries and a charger if you're saying there is a significant output difference.
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 12-29-10, 01:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 968
Posted By modernfuturist
I don't mind going to 18650's but after investing...

I don't mind going to 18650's but after investing in a good set of batteries and a charger, it bumps up the price.

For that kind of money, I'm wondering if I should just get the Busch and Muller...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 12-28-10, 03:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 968
Posted By modernfuturist
Recommendation for Floody Light

Just bought a Romisen RC-C8 II R2 Flood-to-Throw LED Flashlight, and was unimpressed with its overall light output. I'm using it as my main light on my bike with a lockblock, and I have a Fenix LD-20...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-27-10, 02:41 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 93,307
Posted By modernfuturist
I can finally join the club. ...

I can finally join the club.

http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a35/modernfuturist/Bicycles/Miyata.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-20-10, 10:48 PM
Replies: 35,973
Views: 3,683,367
Posted By modernfuturist
Just had my buddy who happened to be in San Jose...

Just had my buddy who happened to be in San Jose for the day pick this bike up for me! Woot!!!
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 10-01-10, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,716
Posted By modernfuturist
I have been looking for a Miyata 912 for awhile...

I have been looking for a Miyata 912 for awhile as well...

Just for reference, a guy in LA upgraded his 1987 or 1988 Miyata 912 and it looks like this now.
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-29-10, 11:55 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 93,307
Posted By modernfuturist
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_t5nxwOdk04o/TKN_ENnB1YI/AAAA...

http://lh5.ggpht.com/_t5nxwOdk04o/TKN_ENnB1YI/AAAAAAAAArI/M9vqh6jt27M/s800/CIMG0056.jpg

Not mine, but someone in LA drastically changed his Miyata 912. Pretty cool.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 09-17-10, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By modernfuturist
I'm contemplating negociating with him on...

I'm contemplating negociating with him on frame/fork/headset. He replied that he would be willing to go $250 on that, and that is generally what the verdict is on eBay completed listings for high end...
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