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05-26-22, 08:26 AM
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Posted By Gary12000

Not only Tommasini, It matches your bike......

Not only Tommasini, It matches your bike... nicely...
05-25-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 889
Posted By Gary12000

I'm thinking of putting what we used to call in...

I'm thinking of putting what we used to call in the 70's Ape Hangers on my Conago arabesque milli- vanilli texican special and then i'm going to enter it into the concurs de elegante lacke'.. any...
Replies: 18
Views: 471
Posted By Gary12000

what kind of ding dong would do that, I'm...

what kind of ding dong would do that, I'm certainly not at Liberty to say.
05-24-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By Gary12000

Bump for a fine I-talian bicicletta

Bump for a fine I-talian bicicletta
05-18-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By Gary12000

Tommasini Super Prestige

Tommasini Super PrestigeSo to make room for the frames and bikes i want to re-commission i am selling this.

I got this locally its 58cm i can measure to confirm and send pictures to interested...
05-13-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 268,428
Posted By Gary12000

Are you actively looking mine wont be bargain...

Are you actively looking mine wont be bargain basement but it is a functional bike with some really nice equipment... Chorus is good stuff...
05-13-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,114
Posted By Gary12000

apparently no show socks back then meant you...

apparently no show socks back then meant you didn't have any.
05-13-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,114
Posted By Gary12000

All his bikes are Klunker's lol I kid I kid....

All his bikes are Klunker's lol I kid I kid....
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Views: 215
Posted By Gary12000

-- On the fork situation, it came with an Italian...

-- On the fork situation, it came with an Italian unbranded chrome fork of some quality, which may have been original who knows i still have it, it did not come with an Air Fork, and as that Air Fork...
05-11-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 268,428
Posted By Gary12000

Super Prestige see below.

Super Prestige see below.
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Gary12000

Tommasini Super Prestige

So to make room for the frames and bikes i want to re-commission and use i have looked at what i gots that might appeal and bring a decent $$
this is my only Italian bike as i like Trek and Raleigh,...
05-11-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,114
Posted By Gary12000

wait your telling me there a fifth book in the...

wait your telling me there a fifth book in the trilogy?
Book Quote----
I tell you what" when i meet myself and someday i will, i'll hit myself so hard i wont know what's hit me"..
05-10-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,114
Posted By Gary12000

Andy, this is pretty random, as i talked with...

Andy,
this is pretty random, as i talked with a Co-worker a week before the ride and he mentioned he was a fan of HHGG... so i asked him, do you mean the movie? or the BBC series?, or the radio...
05-10-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,114
Posted By Gary12000

You post echo's my sentiments exactly..I thought...

You post echo's my sentiments exactly..I thought it was interesting that they seemed to indicate its coming back next year in the survey...but that was likely written before the event...i did the...
05-09-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,114
Posted By Gary12000

Same same, as my wife did the classic with me we...

Same same, as my wife did the classic with me we got two also... not bad for a $150 extra registration lol
Replies: 16
Views: 515
Posted By Gary12000

thats a tough sell in the UK, all bikes are...

thats a tough sell in the UK, all bikes are significantly cheaper than in the US, good luck if someone offers you a 100 quid id take it.
Forum: For Sale
05-09-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By Gary12000

Ill take it.. INCOMINGGGGGGGGGGG Gary

Ill take it..
INCOMINGGGGGGGGGGG
Gary
05-09-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,114
Posted By Gary12000

It appears to be a very find grind powder ,...

It appears to be a very find grind powder , however i have tried it in a french press and a drip and it was good for those.. but slow to drip .. cloggy
05-09-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,114
Posted By Gary12000

Doc, Did i mention older and set in my ways and...

Doc,
Did i mention older and set in my ways and liking things my way lol .. certainly you are correct i discovered this BF and i think it will be a key to assisting in my cycling adventures,...
05-09-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,114
Posted By Gary12000

The poster and medal and coffee being aged lol i...

The poster and medal and coffee being aged lol i had to smirk a little when i got home and finally studied the swag.. in fact i'm drinking a cup a Joe from that packet as i write its quite tasty...
05-09-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,114
Posted By Gary12000

All, being a European myself, English, and...

All,
being a European myself, English, and having now lived in the States 30 years, in my opinion there is quite a cultural difference between Americans and we English, and also other Europeans, its...
05-06-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,114
Posted By Gary12000

Merz, Fussy might be an understatement, i find...

Merz,
Fussy might be an understatement, i find myself more easily aggravated the older i get, my wife teases me about it, i try to poke fun at myself but its a challenge us older dudes struggle...
05-06-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,114
Posted By Gary12000

Merz....Your points are well made, i for one...

Merz....Your points are well made, i for one think that without Eroica i would never have made it over to the West Coast to enjoy the cycling, i have yet to invest in a gravel experience, my wife...
05-06-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 29,421
Posted By Gary12000

I did look at your post in detail, impressive...

I did look at your post in detail, impressive that the owner was pulling that hard with that gear.
05-05-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 29,421
Posted By Gary12000

Part 6 the swag... ...

Part 6 the swag...

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coffee to remember and now what to do with this swag,,, maybe a...
05-05-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 29,421
Posted By Gary12000

Part 5 sadly its over ... ...

Part 5 sadly its over ...

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Napenthe Restaurant has a great View and good food .....
05-05-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 29,421
Posted By Gary12000

Part 4 The Sunday Ride. ...

Part 4 The Sunday Ride.

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We got there and it wasn't bad we left early to avoid...
05-05-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 29,421
Posted By Gary12000

Part Three - activities sunset ride Friday night...

Part Three - activities sunset ride Friday night and the Saturday events..

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Main...
05-05-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 29,421
Posted By Gary12000

Part Two.. We made it the first night in Cambria....

Part Two.. We made it the first night in Cambria.

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That Coastline......
05-05-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 29,421
Posted By Gary12000

So although i have posted a little bit on another...

So although i have posted a little bit on another thread, here is our Eroica California Journey from Louisiana and some steps along the way.:-

Part One.. The journey In.
4:00 am New Orleans...
05-05-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,114
Posted By Gary12000

That would be a shame, as it would seem to a...

That would be a shame, as it would seem to a first timer like myself all the ingredients are there, its a bit east coast specific, we came from Louisiana and that was quite an expense, so one on each...
05-05-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 29,421
Posted By Gary12000

I have that same color International, but in a...

I have that same color International, but in a smaller frame around 57 cm, mine came built and rides fantastic..
05-05-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,114
Posted By Gary12000

OK, so as a New attendee, i can only speak...

OK,

so as a New attendee, i can only speak to the Eroica CA event, so here's some observations..
1. Great location with good hotels and food, and great coffee....
2. Great riding location, at...
04-30-22, 10:44 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 29,421
Posted By Gary12000

I’ve been here since Wednesday, in spite of the...

I’ve been here since Wednesday, in spite of the challenges of the event having to re-launch after being cancelled in previous Covid years, it’s been fantastic, the scenery is amazing, the people are...
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Views: 652
Posted By Gary12000

That’s a nice bike, however not having original...

That’s a nice bike, however not having original ekipment hurts the value to someone that cars about originality, local versus shipping is usually less, $5-600 local.. more shipped to a CV member,...
04-22-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,114
Posted By Gary12000

what a lovely high end racing machine from the...

what a lovely high end racing machine from the earlier days, we see 70's stuff but 60's stuff and earlier as a previous poster mentioned is not that common.

a gentle cleaning and a period mild...
04-21-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By Gary12000

PM incoming.

PM incoming.
04-21-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 654
Posted By Gary12000

When i had just put new tape on, within a couple...

When i had just put new tape on, within a couple weeks i realized i needed to make a change that meant un-taping.... i did just one side, and then used a little sliver of 3M double sided tape every...
04-19-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 998
Posted By Gary12000

Bells

Donna Summer?
04-14-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 674
Posted By Gary12000

slime

i just found that on two tubes, iv'e never heard of that, but as i was spinning the wheels on the stand i heard the feint sloshing noise, i was like when the H### is that water noise, i realized it...
04-14-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 792
Posted By Gary12000

polish

Is it made in Poland?

Sorry cant resist a Dad joke when its presented.
04-14-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 488
Posted By Gary12000

kickstand

Yes, this bike had an aftermarket kickstand installed and it was over-tightened and that had damaged the paint.
04-13-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 488
Posted By Gary12000

The Suntour Cyclone mk II of the 613 should do...

The Suntour Cyclone mk II of the 613 should do well, and its all a matched set, that where the foamy bars came from, however i'm unsure whther of the black label Rigida rims will take my not...
04-13-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 488
Posted By Gary12000

getting there

Jdawg.... have been tinkering a few pictures to show what iv'e been up to...
...
04-13-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 900
Posted By Gary12000

I have a lower end AD its a PUCH.. in Black from...

I have a lower end AD its a PUCH.. in Black from what i recall the colors were very model specific, obviously the frame build components are a clue to quality, and from what i have read they had...
04-08-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,804
Posted By Gary12000

Hifi

Pioneer silver face!! sx-whatever, but i traded my sx-1280 for some American muscle namely Mcintosh the famous scottish sound system lol
04-08-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,804
Posted By Gary12000

how about vintage stereo gear aka "Hifi"

Ill gladly trade my Squier classic vibe 70's Tele for your Colnago..?
04-08-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,804
Posted By Gary12000

So i think we hanker to re-create our youth and...

So i think we hanker to re-create our youth and in that way it can be what we actually owned and enjoyed or what we aspired to own at that period in time.. for me its the same with cars and stereo...
04-07-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By Gary12000

i found it hard to find period looking pads when...

i found it hard to find period looking pads when i looked recently, got some salmon colored ones which will work, but not a fan of the color, its of course a safety issue, if they still work why not...
04-05-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 488
Posted By Gary12000

Ill check for markings when i take the fork out...

Ill check for markings when i take the fork out ... Thanks
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