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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...
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.
05-18-22, 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...
05-11-22, 02:38 PM
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Views: 268,428
Posted By Gary12000

Super Prestige see below.

Super Prestige see below.
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...
05-09-22, 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
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, 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
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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
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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
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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...
Replies: 16
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,...
04-13-22, 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
03-28-22, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 404
Posted By Gary12000

Interesting facts

Mark… thanks for the info, it all matters to us vintage nerds… and it creates a record of your experience on here for posterior- erity as I get into the details I will try to discover more…
03-28-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 404
Posted By Gary12000

Davidson New to me

I thought i would reach out to the Hive and show my recent acquisition, it would seem the previous owner a long standing cyclist had the bike for 15 or so years maybe longer,
It so new to me i...
03-24-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 29,421
Posted By Gary12000

counter programming ?

Is there an organized Saturday night event by the L'eroica peeps and this is an alternative to that? open invite? or inner circle only? looking to meet and greet with some folks..

Gary
03-10-22, 03:27 PM
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Posted By Gary12000

Isn't this like a fancy dress party, some take it...

Isn't this like a fancy dress party, some take it very seriously others put in a token effort, but as long as we all have a good time.. both are ok surely...

i propose to be more historic we eat...
03-08-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By Gary12000

That looks like a Competition GS frame.. if so...

That looks like a Competition GS frame.. if so these are great riding frames IMO.. ive got two already one in Black and one in Silver like this..
02-25-22, 11:35 AM
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Views: 29,421
Posted By Gary12000

27 inch tires

yes new bloke to CV bicycles, but i'm just into old stuff - vinyl, guitars, cars, however the bicycle hoibby just fits me so well as i ride for fitness anyway, it enables me to itch my retro need and...
02-25-22, 09:29 AM
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Views: 29,421
Posted By Gary12000

sorta..

while i agree in principal with what your saying, i think you have to have people show up, so as we get older if its too hard then that may prevent some from trying, for me i'd rather ride shirtless...
02-24-22, 01:48 PM
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Views: 29,421
Posted By Gary12000

Thanks for the replies on the cardboard box...

Thanks for the replies on the cardboard box thing... i can get boxes from my local LBS and i believe both frames less the wheels will be under 50lbs both reynolds 531 but i will weight them to adjust...
02-23-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 29,421
Posted By Gary12000

I live in Louisiana i saw A Jackalope killed by a...

I live in Louisiana i saw A Jackalope killed by a chupacabra whilst out in the woods, although i'm an ex-pat from the UK i have actually tried Nutra in a Restaurant here in Baton Rouge..

in other...
02-09-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 880
Posted By Gary12000

I think we are forgetting that there maybe...

I think we are forgetting that there maybe shenanigans..

so lets say they sell you the frame and then boost the bidding on the fork with fake bids to where you end up paying wayyyy over for the...
02-01-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 29,421
Posted By Gary12000

I'm not Blame shifting as im chicken on hills...

I'm not Blame shifting as im chicken on hills too, but wifey would only agree to the baby ride, we will see if we can get juiced up with Espresso and do a bit more on the day.. your advice about the...
01-25-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,975
Posted By Gary12000

Great Idea!! not able to come but i'm trying to...

Great Idea!! not able to come but i'm trying to be encouraging...
Forum: For Sale
01-20-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,043
Posted By Gary12000

PM incoming

PM incoming
01-20-22, 11:15 AM
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Views: 194,266
Posted By Gary12000

Just the one pic

So sorry its the non drive side, the original owner said he upgrade the RD to NR, everything else appears to be original, it rides really nice, such a great bike.


...
01-16-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 560
Posted By Gary12000

Could be a few different models

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As you can see I have a similar TSD. Frame… if you...
01-16-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By Gary12000

614 over a 613

your right the 614 was a notch above the 613..
both these bikes the 614&613 have black label Rigida both were set up for touring so I’m hoping heavier rims better for touring..

i just measured...
01-16-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By Gary12000

Rescued Trek 613 almost NOS

Hello chapesses and chaps,
a few months ago a rescued a pair of 1982 Trek’s a large 614 and a smaller 613 his and hers from a couple, they had not been used for some time, the Big Red 614 had seen...
01-03-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By Gary12000

Just a note for anecdotal info, i saw a frame in...

Just a note for anecdotal info, i saw a frame in this exact color scheme but a different size, with red forks like this, but also it had the rear triangle in the same red.
maybe its the colors from...
12-21-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,932
Posted By Gary12000

Christmas Bump ... quick get it before the Grinch...

Christmas Bump ... quick get it before the Grinch "steels" it...see what I Did there...?
12-10-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By Gary12000

Comp GS

Further I have the bill of sale original pamphlets and owners manual a period tool kit “made in Japan” tools, bought from the original owner lovely chap who no longer rides … he was as excited for me...
12-10-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By Gary12000

Latest add Raleigh Competition GS

Found this lovely bike and bought it ..

serial number is a WA then a zero.. question is there is an “S” stamped sideways on top of the numbers what is that about? I looked and searched and I can’t...
Replies: 16
Views: 2,753
Posted By Gary12000

your bike

Your funny, at least i hope your joking.. lol
sorry but your bike is new and boring and this is a section for classic and vintage bikes, so good luck with your bike sale, but a vintage trek like the...
11-21-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 830
Posted By Gary12000

Bontrager

it has a tiny number i a blue square underneath that says 148…
11-19-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,212
Posted By Gary12000

well Thanks ...Thanks a lot now i just went an...

well Thanks ...Thanks a lot now i just went an bought two bags...
waxed cotton can be very very durable, i still have my Bellstaff motorcycle jacket from when i was 17, im 61, its just about worn...
11-05-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,078
Posted By Gary12000

im watching with interest im a big fan of the...

im watching with interest im a big fan of the Trek...
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By Gary12000

wall art

Look if you love Paramount and you desire that item and it will make you happy, don't listen to the naysayers, as long as you can afford to keep the lights on, enjoy your hard earned hobbying.
FWIW,...
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