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10-10-13, 10:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,517
Posted By alxndr

Thanks vintagebikeman! Unfortunately I...

Thanks vintagebikeman!

Unfortunately I endo'd on this thing after riding it around for about a year. Still have the frame though, up on my shelf of Stuff I've Broken And May One Day Fix (along...
07-25-13, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,228
Posted By alxndr

I've heard good things about Montano Velo but...

I've heard good things about Montano Velo but don't know specifics about their fitting.
01-05-13, 09:29 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 96,005
Posted By alxndr

Welcome! We're still here... I don't know...

Welcome! We're still here...

I don't know any SF groups, but the east bay has Grizzly Peak Cyclists and the Yellowjackets. Have you looked through this thread? Someone may have already mentioned...
05-21-12, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By alxndr

My first time riding dirt. It was a lot of fun...

My first time riding dirt. It was a lot of fun and I can't wait to do some of those trails on my own.

Need to get some non-slick tires though, those dirt climbs hurt...
04-28-12, 01:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,942
Posted By alxndr

Aaaaand that's why I never read comments on that...

Aaaaand that's why I never read comments on that site...
04-28-12, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2,083
Views: 635,484
Posted By alxndr

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A Specialized Expedition I just picked up last weekend. Not sure what year, or how much is original on it (the seller thought the saddle might be).
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04-21-12, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,160
Posted By alxndr

The bay trail is really lots of short trails that...

The bay trail is really lots of short trails that you can play connect the dots with; it goes all the way around the bay. When the trail ends at that intersection by GG fields, take a left towards...
04-21-12, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By alxndr

In north Oakland, Recycles on Sacramento and...

In north Oakland, Recycles on Sacramento and Spoke Cyclery on Telegraph have old parts bins.
04-15-12, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,160
Posted By alxndr

Yeah, Bay Trail from Emeryville out to Point...

Yeah, Bay Trail from Emeryville out to Point Richmond. It's not quite mindless, you gotta know where the trail goes and there are some people and cars to dodge, but I think it's the closest you'll...
03-19-12, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By alxndr

If you just want someone to do the work for a...

If you just want someone to do the work for a reasonable price, I'd say Spoke Cyclery on Telegraph at 62nd.
02-29-12, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 544
Posted By alxndr

Off the top of my head, there's bike parking in...

Off the top of my head, there's bike parking in Actual Cafe (San Pablo & 65th(?) St), the new cafe + beers place on Telegraph at 42nd, and at Eli's Mile High Club (super dive bar) at MLK & 36th-ish....
02-09-12, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,260
Posted By alxndr

I'm also interested in the answer to this...

I'm also interested in the answer to this question. All I've heard about is Angel Island, which isn't technically rideable...
09-29-11, 09:24 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 22,363
Posted By alxndr

Tour de Cupcake in SF to benefit the Bike Kitchen...

Tour de Cupcake in SF to benefit the Bike Kitchen next weekend. I think tickets are sold out but I have some friends who might have 2 they can't use......
09-05-11, 03:52 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 57,044
Posted By alxndr

Mine? I'm quickly giving up hope on a trade --...

Mine? I'm quickly giving up hope on a trade -- been trying for like a year now. Are you in the area? Email me, my username at Gmail.
08-22-11, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2,083
Views: 635,484
Posted By alxndr

Argh! Been trying to unload this little looker...

Argh! Been trying to unload this little looker for what feels like forever!
08-07-11, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2,083
Views: 635,484
Posted By alxndr

Yes but too small!

Yes but too small!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-11, 02:05 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,010
Posted By alxndr

Strava doesn't seem to like my Garmin GPSmap...

Strava doesn't seem to like my Garmin GPSmap 60CSx.
08-06-11, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2,083
Views: 635,484
Posted By alxndr

1983 Miyata 1000

with original racks

(trying to trade for something 56-58cm...)
07-29-11, 09:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 542
Posted By alxndr

I've found Centurions from the mid/late 80s with...

I've found Centurions from the mid/late 80s with rear shifters that can be switched from friction to indexed (they were invented around '85?). I imagine they'd end up on Miyatas too. My guess is a...
07-28-11, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By alxndr

cyclingtorrents.nl

cyclingtorrents.nl
07-24-11, 04:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,137
Posted By alxndr

Hey do you know anything about that bike/maker? A...

Hey do you know anything about that bike/maker? A friend of mine had an orange frame with just a head badge that said "Butterfly" and "San Jose" if memory serves.
07-22-11, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 256,263
Posted By alxndr

Thanks! The one I cooked up had a different route...

Thanks! The one I cooked up had a different route through Pt Reyes Station, good to have the details.
07-20-11, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 256,263
Posted By alxndr

bikingshearer, that route sounds great, do you...

bikingshearer, that route sounds great, do you happen to have it laid out on mapmyride or ridewithgps?
07-06-11, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,792
Posted By alxndr

Bent Spoke in Oakland, Recycles and Missing Link...

Bent Spoke in Oakland, Recycles and Missing Link in Berkeley
07-03-11, 12:54 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 202,571
Posted By alxndr

Well hey the basic uploader likes my photos... ...

Well hey the basic uploader likes my photos...
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07-03-11, 12:35 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 100,198
Posted By alxndr

Well hey, right you are! Seems like a 1990, based...

Well hey, right you are! Seems like a 1990, based on Sheldon's scans (http://www.sheldonbrown.com/bridgestone/) and I actually found a set of photos from the previous owner...
07-02-11, 08:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,913
Posted By alxndr

ask and ye shall receive...

ask and ye shall receive (http://www.nutcasehelmets.com/en/collections/product_street/watermelon)
07-02-11, 07:54 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,626
Posted By alxndr

Good lord, what I would give to be a fly on the...

Good lord, what I would give to be a fly on the sag wagon!!
07-02-11, 07:46 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 57,510
Posted By alxndr

Spokeland (http://www.facebook.com/spokeland),...

Spokeland (http://www.facebook.com/spokeland), 1121 64th St in Oakland near the borders with Berkeley and Emeryville.

(wow, we've entered the era where organizations only have facebook pages!...
07-02-11, 07:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,746
Posted By alxndr

I'd probably be in for a medium jersey (or does...

I'd probably be in for a medium jersey (or does my post count need to be above a certain number? ha), what do they cost again?
07-02-11, 07:10 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 100,198
Posted By alxndr

My '93 RB-1, took the old boy out for a spin on...

My '93 RB-1, took the old boy out for a spin on the SF Bay Trail this afternoon. Possibly original 600 drivetrain plus barcons, but Tektro brake levers and Dia Compe (or something, I forget and it's...
07-02-11, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 149,390
Posted By alxndr

PM'd about one of those

PM'd about one of those
06-28-11, 10:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 659
Posted By alxndr

Yeah, 600 or Dura-Ace on both!

Yeah, 600 or Dura-Ace on both!
06-28-11, 10:44 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 100,198
Posted By alxndr

Nice! I'm trying to train my eyes for mountain...

Nice! I'm trying to train my eyes for mountain geometry, what's the standover on that? 700c wheels?
06-28-11, 10:40 AM
06-27-11, 02:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,058
Posted By alxndr

Check out coconut juice.

Check out coconut juice.
06-22-11, 11:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,226
Posted By alxndr

FWIW, got one in the bay area that doesn't fit,...

FWIW, got one in the bay area that doesn't fit, trying to trade for a touring rig on that par that fits me...
06-20-11, 12:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,744
Posted By alxndr

Duct tape.

Duct tape.
06-17-11, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,800
Posted By alxndr

obligatory... http://sheldonbrown.org/hats.html

obligatory... http://sheldonbrown.org/hats.html
06-14-11, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By alxndr

Thanks rm! (My fingers won't let me type your...

Thanks rm! (My fingers won't let me type your full username. Ha.)
06-13-11, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By alxndr

Downloads from gpsfiledepot are so sloowww. Has...

Downloads from gpsfiledepot are so sloowww. Has anyone used them?

I have a GPSMAP 60CSx, haven't found anything free on Garmin's site. Maybe I haven't figured out the search yet?
06-13-11, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By alxndr

source for free Garmin maps?

Hey folks... anyone know where to track down free maps that'll work in my new Garmin GPS doo-dad?
06-13-11, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,704
Posted By alxndr

Around Berkeley and Oakland: Street Level...

Around Berkeley and Oakland:

Street Level Cycles, part of Waterside Workshops, along the Bay Trail / Aquatic Park / Bolivar Drive, http://www.watersideworkshops.org/wb/pages/bikes.php
...
06-13-11, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,440
Posted By alxndr

Thanks for your thoughts Gary F. It had been just...

Thanks for your thoughts Gary F. It had been just another bike to me (short rides sans upgrades by bike-lacking friends a couple times since I got it) but taking a closer look at got my brain...
06-12-11, 11:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,440
Posted By alxndr

What's left of the downtube decal, plus the...

What's left of the downtube decal, plus the saddle, are what make me think it's a Benotto. The remains of the downtube decal are somewhat legible in that first photo, but this time around the...
06-11-11, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,440
Posted By alxndr

tell me about my Benotto

Hi C&Vers, I picked up this Benotto last spring and let it sit in my closet until today. I said I'd loan it to a friend and finally got around to the replacements/upgrades it needed before it'd be...
Forum: Foo
06-11-11, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By alxndr

I'd say "Photo by Istara", maybe the date, and...

I'd say "Photo by Istara", maybe the date, and link to the Wikipedia File: page.

(not a lawyer...but I use a (slightly different) CC license for my photos and that's what I'd want)
06-09-11, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 365
Posted By alxndr

fatal hit & run in SC; looking for maroon Nissan or Infinity

Yikes. RIP Zachary.

http://www.cyclelicio.us/2011/empire-grade-hit-run/
06-09-11, 12:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 30,823
Posted By alxndr

I've got a '93 RB-1 that's Ishiwata.

I've got a '93 RB-1 that's Ishiwata.
06-07-11, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By alxndr

east bay... ...

east bay...
http://grizzlypeakcyclists.com/rides/rides.Future.html
http://www.oaklandyellowjackets.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=53&Itemid=59
http://www.calcycling.org/?q=event
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