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10-14-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 931
Posted By jamesdak

Ah, thanks. I just couldn't make that out. ...

Ah, thanks. I just couldn't make that out. Well, I guess that's another match though. :thumb:

And that's a real beauty you have there.
10-11-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,969
Posted By jamesdak

Ask them. ...

Ask them.

https://www.facebook.com/billatobikes/
10-10-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,969
Posted By jamesdak

Well, revived again so I guess I'll add on my two...

Well, revived again so I guess I'll add on my two latest Billato built project. Both should be done within a month or so.

First is another Giordana XL Super being built up with Campy 10 Speed...
10-06-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,825
Posted By jamesdak

This will change your life: ...

This will change your life:

https://www.effettomariposa.eu/en/products/carogna/ :thumb::thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,203
Posted By jamesdak

Don't leave out the small time builders. Some...

Don't leave out the small time builders. Some real gems out there if you look. I had this wonderful riding Paletti built up this year. Tempted to go fully modern but went a bit older for the...
10-03-19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 936
Posted By jamesdak

I've got a couple rocking the pink! ...

I've got a couple rocking the pink!

Giordana Antares:

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169183113.jpg

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/164109412.jpg

Davidson Impulse:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 375
Posted By jamesdak

Late to the game this week. Did a century ride...

Late to the game this week. Did a century ride event around a huge lake a couple of hours from the house. It was cold and windy and wonderful.

Totally forgot to start my Garmin at the...
09-22-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,093
Posted By jamesdak

How I feel too. Not much one for new bikes...

How I feel too. Not much one for new bikes anyway but the local trek shop is my go to place for all my vintage jobs that I don't get time for. Great bunch there.

Heck I even rode my one Trek...
09-10-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 12,088
Posted By jamesdak

I'll put this one out there. My favorite because...

I'll put this one out there. My favorite because it's the one I own...right now. at least.

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169180597.jpg
09-10-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,751
Posted By jamesdak

How about the Paletti: ...

How about the Paletti:

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169339004.jpg


https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169339006.jpg

And then on the other end of the spectrum is my old, beloved Peugeot...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,248
Posted By jamesdak

They're awesome, nuff said!

They're awesome, nuff said!
08-25-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 132,881
Posted By jamesdak

How about this one. Been searching the internet...

How about this one. Been searching the internet for days now without locating one like it. Did find a few Lecoulant bikes but none built like this.

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169674476.jpg
08-25-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 369
Posted By jamesdak

Here's my mid 80's Orbea Cabestany. Same bike...

Here's my mid 80's Orbea Cabestany. Same bike Pedro Delgado won the Vuelta with in 1985. Mine has slightly different decals. Orbea's home office wasn't able to help with dating it but did say they...
08-25-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 570
Posted By jamesdak

I've got to agree although for me I needed to...

I've got to agree although for me I needed to move the cage to get more space. Anyone with a Y-Foil knows how tight they are in terms of water bottles. I originally had bought a very short one to...
08-24-19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,366
Posted By jamesdak

It's not so much what tubing as what is done with...

It's not so much what tubing as what is done with it.

And you can never have too much Italian steel.
08-24-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By jamesdak

ID help Lecoulant bike

You probably saw this one here already as it was in the classifieds for a while. You know me, a sucker for the "different" stuff. Anyone some speculation that it may have been Gitane built but so...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 585
Posted By jamesdak

Cuts weight! ;)

Cuts weight! ;)
08-17-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,607
Posted By jamesdak

Well I can fit a Continental 4000s II 700 x 25 on...

Well I can fit a Continental 4000s II 700 x 25 on the rear but only on 700 x 23 on the front. I tried a 700 x 25 and it rubbed on the bottom of the front fork, not the brake but the fork itself. ...
08-17-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,607
Posted By jamesdak

Beautiful bike and nice work with the pictures. ...

Beautiful bike and nice work with the pictures.

Your gonna love it.
08-16-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,607
Posted By jamesdak

Then on top of the production bikes there appears...

Then on top of the production bikes there appears to be two series of preproduction ones. They lacked the series number of any kind.

One version is the lugged Red/White/Blue ones which I few of...
08-16-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,607
Posted By jamesdak

Here's this info: ...

Here's this info:

https://waterfordbikes.com/pdg-series-bikes-1989-94/

A little searching on these here will find the actual reference that say the Series 2 and Series 3 were done in China...
08-16-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,607
Posted By jamesdak

Total score and at a great price! Congrats! ...

Total score and at a great price! Congrats!

That's going to clean up quite nicely. Let us know what you think of it after you get a few rides in on it. I personnaly prefer mine over my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 854
Posted By jamesdak

Well, I know it's subjective but I love the...

Well, I know it's subjective but I love the Shamal Ultra's I'm running on my Giordana XL Super. Out of all my bikes this is the one that just feels special each and every time I take it out. And I...
08-15-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,588
Posted By jamesdak

That climb sucks. Race stats show a max grade of...

That climb sucks. Race stats show a max grade of 16% but my Garmin and old bike computer have always registed a max of 21% that you hit about 5 miles up.

Lot's of vehicle wrecks on that road...
08-14-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,588
Posted By jamesdak

They came past the house today so I shot some...

They came past the house today so I shot some pics. Then I hopped on the old PDG Paramount and raced across the valley to catch them by the sprint zone.

I am humbled by how fast they are each...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 562
Posted By jamesdak

Sunday - Went out for a more relaxing ride than...

Sunday - Went out for a more relaxing ride than yesterday's. 24.58 miles with 1881 ft of climbing. I was on the wonderful De Rosa this morning and stopped a lot to take pictures.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 562
Posted By jamesdak

Saturday - Still focusing on the climbing this...

Saturday - Still focusing on the climbing this month. Went out today on the Y-Foil planning on doing at least 4000 ft of climbing. But on the hardest climb of the first lap I really struggled to...
08-08-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By jamesdak

That's one sweet looking ride

That's one sweet looking ride
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,077
Posted By jamesdak

Sorry, I don't mean nothing by it. But when I...

Sorry, I don't mean nothing by it. But when I ride my pink bikes with hot pink socks and hot pink jersey I just have to go fast. Otherwise my mancard will be revoked!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 628
Posted By jamesdak

Sunday - Took out the other Y-Foil bike. 35...

Sunday - Took out the other Y-Foil bike. 35 miles with a mild 500 ft of climbing, one bee sting, and screaming quads the whole ride. Still managed a 19.1 mph avg. On the flats the bike just went,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 628
Posted By jamesdak

Saturday - Joined the Strava climbing challenge...

Saturday - Joined the Strava climbing challenge for this month since I needed to work on my climbing anyway. Today I took the Y-Foil out for it's first serious climbing ride. Did 3000 ft over the...
08-03-19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,883
Posted By jamesdak

Man....I can't put my mind around this one. I...

Man....I can't put my mind around this one. I must be a bit of a bike lunatic. I'll selling (trying) a few locally but most of them have a reason to be kept in my mind. Yet, it's so many it isn't...
08-03-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By jamesdak

Y-66 sorted out and ready for a serious test...

Y-66 sorted out and ready for a serious test tomorrow. Despite the older components and all it just weighed in at one ounce more than the other one.

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169589074.jpg
08-03-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By jamesdak

A week of "Twins" - Y-Foil and Giordana content

So....I sorta had a good week. A 1998 Y-66 showed up locally and lanquished awhile. It was sporting the original Ultegra 9 speed setup to include a 53/39 crank. I have been loving how the Y-77 was...
07-31-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,819
Posted By jamesdak

Well, I go to Glacier every year and will be...

Well, I go to Glacier every year and will be there again this year. Bear Spray for sure. I'm there mainly to do photography and bears are all over the place. That's one of the reason's I love it....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,577
Posted By jamesdak

Yep and somehow my old legs managed a 20.2 mph...

Yep and somehow my old legs managed a 20.2 mph avg over my 25 mile route today on this steel.

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169486248.jpg


Could have been 30 mph avg had I followed the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,577
Posted By jamesdak

:roflmao2::roflmao2::roflmao2: Let's have a...

:roflmao2::roflmao2::roflmao2:

Let's have a little reality check here for those getting offended with the responses. Can you really believe the OP was serious when he end's his post with this?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 06:11 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,577
Posted By jamesdak

Right! I wonder how I'm able to manage a 20 mph...

Right! I wonder how I'm able to manage a 20 mph avg on so many of my old steel C&V bikes that cost me a couple of hundred? :foo:


:p:p:p
07-29-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,559
Posted By jamesdak

And some more: Sprint: ...

And some more:

Sprint:

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/167926293.jpg

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/167926288.jpg

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/167926287.jpg
07-29-19, 06:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By jamesdak

Weird, I've been using them for years with no...

Weird, I've been using them for years with no issues in a multitude of bikes with various wheel types. Do you partially inflate the new tube and then push the bead off the rim all the way around to...
07-28-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,264
Posted By jamesdak

:foo::foo::foo:

:foo::foo::foo:
07-27-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,264
Posted By jamesdak

Tour of Utah passes my house pretty much every...

Tour of Utah passes my house pretty much every year. So I take off work to watch that stage. I just sit out in the side yard with the camera and watch them go by. Some years they've made multiple...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 28,212
Posted By jamesdak

:D:D:D ...

:D:D:D

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/166790982.jpg

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/166791002.jpg

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169055605.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-19, 05:46 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,904
Posted By jamesdak

:roflmao2::roflmao2::roflmao2::roflmao2: ...

:roflmao2::roflmao2::roflmao2::roflmao2:

This is what keeps the internet so entertaining. Strangers telling others what's going on in the others' neighborhoods without even having a real clue. ...
07-23-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,005
Posted By jamesdak

30 year ago today....the man, the myth, the legend!

Am I the only one that still get's stoked over Greg's amazing 8 second win that happened so long ago now? It's been exactly 30 years.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 20,200
Posted By jamesdak

Funny side note, I got called out a few weeks ago...

Funny side note, I got called out a few weeks ago as I passed a couple of guys on this:

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169431346.jpg

One yelled something about passing them on an Ebike so I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By jamesdak

Sunday - Went out for a lazy 50 mile bike ride. ...

Sunday - Went out for a lazy 50 mile bike ride. Didn't worry about pace but did stop a lot to take pictures. Today I was on the Gan GLX Lemond.

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169528798.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By jamesdak

Saturday - Took the PDG Paramount out for a 65...

Saturday - Took the PDG Paramount out for a 65 mile ride in the morning. Still trying to lose weight so not fueling properly for these long rides. Got through it ok though with an avg speed of...
07-18-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,055
Posted By jamesdak

I'm not that good at it either but also don't...

I'm not that good at it either but also don't stress much about it. I'm riding them and comfort and grip matter to me more than whether or not it looks good. .
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,262
Posted By jamesdak

I don't have any former pro bikes that I know of...

I don't have any former pro bikes that I know of except for maybe the Martelly built Ribble bike. But I do have three bikes that were owned by Pro's, LOL!

The first is the custom GP&GS Lemond...
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