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03-04-12, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By la traviata

man i really need these as well

man i really need these as well
01-10-12, 11:48 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-11, 01:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,641
Posted By la traviata

for what its worth, I own a Vaya. This summer It...

for what its worth, I own a Vaya. This summer It preformed great on two tours. Then I found some great trails next to my work so I took the racks and fenders off and put on some x-king 2.2 tires and...
10-19-11, 10:24 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,174
Posted By la traviata

Not sure what this thread is really about but...

Not sure what this thread is really about but that did make me laugh Aaron. Can't say I didn't fall for it. :innocent:
10-08-11, 08:10 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,110
Posted By la traviata

looks like this isn't in the cards for me, here's...

looks like this isn't in the cards for me, here's hoping for a great ride all.
10-06-11, 06:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,110
Posted By la traviata

i know, its been a great summer for me, see ya...

i know, its been a great summer for me, see ya saturday!
10-06-11, 05:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,110
Posted By la traviata

Just found out I have the day off, room for one...

Just found out I have the day off, room for one more?
08-12-11, 08:09 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 34,183
Posted By la traviata

picked up this beaut two days ago, turn of the...

picked up this beaut two days ago, turn of the century german trade fiddle. Bought from the grandson of the original owner. Replaced the the bridge, cleaned the fingerboard, put on a new set of...
08-03-11, 10:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,211
Posted By la traviata

this thread is everything i love about this...

this thread is everything i love about this forum. keep it up!
08-01-11, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By la traviata

ha!

ha!
08-01-11, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By la traviata

almost did a bad thing..

To support my touring habit I thought i would sell Emmy, My 80' Super Competition. Took her out for a farewell voyage this morning and I just cant do it. All the miles spent together came rushing...
07-15-11, 09:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,215
Posted By la traviata

i have a vintage and modern b17 my arse has no...

i have a vintage and modern b17 my arse has no problems with either.
Forum: Touring
06-13-11, 04:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,137
Posted By la traviata

I don't know too much about gearing but I cycled...

I don't know too much about gearing but I cycled through the NH mountains with a pretty big load on a Vaya and loved every second of it.
06-03-11, 02:00 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,322
Posted By la traviata

Vive La France!

Vive La France!
Forum: Touring
05-31-11, 07:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By la traviata

if you love the bike get it tuned up, ride it and...

if you love the bike get it tuned up, ride it and be happy. sounds like you already made up your mind. don't worry, your not being stupid.
Forum: Touring
05-21-11, 01:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 848
Posted By la traviata

If it was a little smaller, It would be sold and...

If it was a little smaller, It would be sold and I would consider myself very lucky.
05-19-11, 10:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,346
Posted By la traviata

I had a black World Sport that I bought at the...

I had a black World Sport that I bought at the Salvation Army, it rode really well, I hope its being loved.
Forum: Touring
05-16-11, 03:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 544
Posted By la traviata

I depart tomorrow morning, I start cycling...

I depart tomorrow morning, I start cycling directly from my front door, and its raining out as I type. Worst that will happen is I turn around, but I'm giving it a shot dang it.

Thanks for...
Forum: Touring
05-14-11, 08:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 544
Posted By la traviata

Well after much thought, I'm doin it. Thanks for...

Well after much thought, I'm doin it. Thanks for everyones thoughts.
Forum: Touring
05-13-11, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,733
Posted By la traviata

Im 5'4 and ride a 52 for what its worth. The...

Im 5'4 and ride a 52 for what its worth. The wheels are 26" if that makes a difference.
Forum: Touring
05-13-11, 08:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 544
Posted By la traviata

time taken off for tour and rain is expected for the next ten days

Its a short one, 6 days, and I could move some dates around and take a different week off work. I'm going back and forth as I really dislike putting things off cause in the end there is always...
05-10-11, 08:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,981
Posted By la traviata

I have a soft spot for the Super Competition and...

I have a soft spot for the Super Competition and yours looks like it will clean up nice!
05-06-11, 09:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,524
Posted By la traviata

"new to me" that is.

"new to me" that is.
05-06-11, 09:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,524
Posted By la traviata

i reaallly like this bike. I'm secretly trying to...

i reaallly like this bike. I'm secretly trying to justify a new moto. I know the ride is going to be fantastic.
05-03-11, 11:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,038
Posted By la traviata

I was talking to a friend about this the other...

I was talking to a friend about this the other day, my lower end bikes see a lot of riding. I feel as a whole they are still just as, and in some ways more fun to ride partly because there is a lot...
04-27-11, 07:58 AM
04-25-11, 08:59 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 34,183
Posted By la traviata

Had to say that version of friend of steel was...

Had to say that version of friend of steel was fantastic. I'm a guitar player who turned to the fiddle, if I get I chance to steal my gf's digital camera I'll post her, the fiddle that is.
04-08-11, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By la traviata

oh man, very nice

oh man, very nice
Forum: Touring
04-05-11, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By la traviata

I absolutely adore my Super Competition but I...

I absolutely adore my Super Competition but I can't take the PX-10 on trails, that's what did it for me. Also, I'm hoping the 650 wheels will be nice for me as I'm a tall 5'4. Its going to be strange...
Forum: Touring
04-04-11, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By la traviata

Well, the deed is done!! Its last years model,...

Well, the deed is done!! Its last years model, but I think I'm in love!
Forum: Touring
03-31-11, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By la traviata

A quick question about the steel used on the...

A quick question about the steel used on the vaya, would it be comparable to 531 or Colombus SL, I'm sure how much they have improved over the years...
Forum: Touring
03-31-11, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By la traviata

My First Modern Bike...

I'm about to pull the triger on a Salsa Vaya.. Anyone here have any experience with these machines?
I'm looking to ride down the coast of Oregon this summer followed by NH trails and camping. Right...
03-05-11, 11:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,649
Posted By la traviata

top for beauty.

top for beauty.
02-18-11, 10:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,649
Posted By la traviata

looks very similar to mine, exact same paint job....

looks very similar to mine, exact same paint job. Does it have the engraved head badge? I always thought that was a nice touch. You'll love the way it rides!
10-23-10, 04:44 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 6,436
Posted By la traviata

Good ride, GREAT people! This was TONS of fun!

Good ride, GREAT people! This was TONS of fun!
10-22-10, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By la traviata

love mine. just love it for what it is.

love mine. just love it for what it is.
10-22-10, 03:07 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 6,436
Posted By la traviata

Thanks! 10am at the Hamilton T stop correct? ...

Thanks! 10am at the Hamilton T stop correct?

I'm hoping to make it home in time to bring the Grandis Special, but if I'm stuck at work till the wee hours than its the trusty Peugeot Super...
10-22-10, 12:44 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 6,436
Posted By la traviata

Hi Guys, My client just canceled on me, which...

Hi Guys,
My client just canceled on me, which means I don't need to go into work until 7. Anyone mind if I tag along?
09-23-10, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By la traviata

My first road bike was a stock Motobecane Mirage....

My first road bike was a stock Motobecane Mirage. I think its safe to say that bike threw my life in a little bit of different a direction. Its not light, its not fun to work on, but is does ride...
08-24-10, 05:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 995
Posted By la traviata

btw, that crank set is inspiring jealously.

btw, that crank set is inspiring jealously.
08-24-10, 05:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 995
Posted By la traviata

Awesome bike! Here's my Grandis as it left...

Awesome bike! Here's my Grandis as it left Aaron's. Best purchase I've made in a long time. Sold a beautiful Pinarello Treviso to fund it.
08-04-10, 04:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,468
Posted By la traviata

holy mother of bike god.

holy mother of bike god.
07-19-10, 06:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,440
Posted By la traviata

Not much to add but wanted to say nice bike. I...

Not much to add but wanted to say nice bike. I love my Grandis to death. Every time I'm done with a ride I find myself saying "I'm not worthy, I'm not worthy!" S
07-16-10, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By la traviata

Thanks, Quick question..For the not yet so...

Thanks,

Quick question..For the not yet so handy with a wrench how hard is it to replace the BB?

Also FWIW I bought these yesterday so at least I can keep riding while I figure the rest out..
...
07-15-10, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By la traviata

had a feeling that would be the case. oh well..

had a feeling that would be the case. oh well..
07-15-10, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By la traviata

Dura-Ace AX and Super Record crank compatibility?

Hello,

I have a Grandis here that is as close to a perfect bike as I can imagine (thanks KonAaron), the only problem is the AX pedals are always giving me some kind of grief and now I am at the...
02-27-10, 04:37 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,488
Posted By la traviata

the Schwinn looks to me to be a nicer bike, the...

the Schwinn looks to me to be a nicer bike, the Motobecane looks like more fun.
Replies: 14
Views: 1,218
Posted By la traviata

yup, chrome underneath. just ride it, you'll lose...

yup, chrome underneath. just ride it, you'll lose the paint soon enough.
02-01-10, 07:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,441
Posted By la traviata

I had a Treviso ( sold it to fund a Grandis...

I had a Treviso ( sold it to fund a Grandis :innocent: ). It was a AWESOME bike, LOVED to be ridden FAST, stable on descents, great on turns etc etc. If it ws a little, ok a lot, smaller I would...
01-11-10, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 632
Posted By la traviata

Ive always wanted an Orange, is it original?...

Ive always wanted an Orange, is it original? either way, nice.
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