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Forum: Tandem Cycling 01-22-14, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 357,985
Posted By jleslie
2008 Trek Project One T2000 we picked up "used",...

2008 Trek Project One T2000 we picked up "used", though it seems it never was. Fun bike!



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Forum: Tandem Cycling 01-21-14, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,094
Posted By jleslie
We just picked up a used 2008 Trek T2000 that is...

We just picked up a used 2008 Trek T2000 that is set up single side drive with Ultegra 10 spd., though not 6700. The timing chain is on the inner ring which is a 39, and then the drive is set up as...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-11-10, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1,651
Views: 252,751
Posted By jleslie
I hit 50 last summer, and 51 is getting close so...

I hit 50 last summer, and 51 is getting close so I suppose it's time to add myself to this list. I live in Southern CA, and started riding again close to 5 years ago. I rode quite a bit in the 70's...
Forum: Southern California 05-11-10, 03:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,188
Posted By jleslie
Compact 50/34 with an 11/26. Seems to climb...

Compact 50/34 with an 11/26. Seems to climb anything I want it to... I don't know if I'd want a lower combo. Depends on your build and riding preferences. I'd rather stand and strain than sit and...
Forum: Mountain Biking 04-15-10, 03:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,124
Posted By jleslie
Mountain: Santa Cruz, Iron Horse, Trek Road:...

Mountain: Santa Cruz, Iron Horse, Trek
Road: Trek, Serotta, Peugeot
Forum: Southern California 05-06-09, 12:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,313
Posted By jleslie
I had so much fun (pain?) on my first real...

I had so much fun (pain?) on my first real climbing ride, Breathless Agony, I signed up for the Bear too. See you all there!

Jim
Forum: Southern California 05-01-09, 04:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,809
Posted By jleslie
I'm still debating between long sleeve jersey and...

I'm still debating between long sleeve jersey and short sleeve with arm warmers. I'll definitely have a jacket for the descent...
Forum: Southern California 12-14-08, 03:24 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 97,065
Posted By jleslie
Ritchey WCS Logic road bars.

Ritchey WCS Logic road bars.
Forum: Southern California 12-13-08, 08:27 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 97,065
Posted By jleslie
My road machines... ...

My road machines...

http://i246.photobucket.com/albums/gg93/j2leslie/073.jpg

http://i246.photobucket.com/albums/gg93/j2leslie/067.jpg

My offroad machines...
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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-12-08, 08:00 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 3,795,133
Posted By jleslie
Here's my first fixed conversion. I've had the...

Here's my first fixed conversion. I've had the bike since I bought it used in 1976 from a friend that raced it in 1975.
http://i246.photobucket.com/albums/gg93/j2leslie/067.jpg
Forum: Southern California 12-12-08, 07:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,048
Posted By jleslie
Hopefully I'm in. Too bad you didn't include any...

Hopefully I'm in. Too bad you didn't include any steep climbs Jimmy - maybe Santa could bring me a compact...:rolleyes:
Forum: Southern California 12-12-08, 03:08 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 15,336
Posted By jleslie
Thanks Rick, but the photo really doesn't show...

Thanks Rick, but the photo really doesn't show the old paint condition. I'm looking forward to riding it with all you guys, but I need some time to get used to it first!
Forum: Southern California 12-12-08, 01:35 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 15,336
Posted By jleslie
Original paint is actually pretty rough in...

Original paint is actually pretty rough in person, but here it is. I'll probably change the pedals to Speedplay to match my road bike...
http://i246.photobucket.com/albums/gg93/j2leslie/067.jpg
Forum: Southern California 12-06-08, 02:37 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 15,336
Posted By jleslie
I decided I'm really never going to restore my...

I decided I'm really never going to restore my old PX10 that I've had since 1976, so I took it all apart to build my first fixie... I've got a few things to learn like if I can use the Stronglight...
Forum: Southern California 10-01-08, 11:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By jleslie
Derek, at Kings Bikes in Seal Beach is good.

Derek, at Kings Bikes in Seal Beach is good.
Forum: Charity Events 09-23-08, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 714
Posted By jleslie
I made it to Top Fundraiser status this weekend! ...

I made it to Top Fundraiser status this weekend! $2000 Yeee hawww!

donate here...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-18-08, 09:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 874
Posted By jleslie
I worked in the LBS my last couple years of...

I worked in the LBS my last couple years of highschool. That's when I bought my 1975 Peugeot PX10LE. Enjoy it, it was a lot of fun for me!
Forum: Road Cycling 09-18-08, 03:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,082
Posted By jleslie
My road bikes are steel, 2005 Serotta CIII and a...

My road bikes are steel, 2005 Serotta CIII and a 1975 Peugeot PX10LE. Most of the time I drive my 2006 BMW M3 or my wife's 2006 Volvo XC90. I also have a 1998 Ford F150 and a 1985 Jeep CJ7.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-16-08, 11:42 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,645
Posted By jleslie
I always ask, as do all my roadie friends...

I always ask, as do all my roadie friends...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-04-08, 06:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,664
Posted By jleslie
I don't think I'd like to try riding either of my...

I don't think I'd like to try riding either of my mountain bikes tonight in my regular club ride... We'll average somewhere between 17.5 mph to low 19's for about 25 miles according to...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-04-08, 05:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,315
Posted By jleslie
I was playing golf about twice a week when I...

I was playing golf about twice a week when I decided to get back into cycling. Now I ride 2 or 3 times a week (wish I had time for more) and only golf a few times a year, but I weigh 20 lbs less and...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-04-08, 03:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 995
Posted By jleslie
Back when I worked in a bicycle store in the...

Back when I worked in a bicycle store in the '70s, standard practice was to toe the brakes by bending with a crescent wrench on every bike we built or tuned... Granted, that may be "cave times" to...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-04-08, 11:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By jleslie
Thanks for the replies! The LBS has been good to...

Thanks for the replies! The LBS has been good to me so far. When I said I was halfway getting the itch to buy a new bike, the owner even asked me why I would want to do that rather than taking me...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-03-08, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By jleslie
New Campy Chains and Drivetrain Wear

Since i bought my current bike, which is all Campy Chorus except the cranks which are Record, I've taken it in several times to have the chain checked. At 1500 miles, 2500, and 4500, no stretch. At...
Forum: Southern California 09-02-08, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By jleslie
I'll be riding it and returning on the train.

I'll be riding it and returning on the train.
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