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04-24-18, 05:03 PM
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Posted By LAriverRat

I have a 55 cm Prologue frame in my garage. New,...

I have a 55 cm Prologue frame in my garage. New, never built. Bought it 8 years ago at a bike swap meet. Red and White. Was going to build it but went over the bars in 2011. Bought some G40 wheels...
04-23-18, 05:04 PM
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Posted By LAriverRat

I will be 73 next month. Just did 14 miles on my...

I will be 73 next month. Just did 14 miles on my mountain bike. That is all.
04-23-18, 05:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,668
Posted By LAriverRat

I don't think I will ever be able to ride my...

I don't think I will ever be able to ride my Torelli or Club Fugi ever again. Just rode 14 miles on my Park Pre Hammer hard tail with slicks. Had to stop every mile, rest, drink water. Took two full...
12-14-17, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,207
Posted By LAriverRat

Nice wheel set, same one's are on my Torelli.

Nice wheel set, same one's are on my Torelli.
04-18-17, 02:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,718
Posted By LAriverRat

My wife's parents were from Italy, they left in...

My wife's parents were from Italy, they left in 1952 and had not returned. They always said next year they would go back and visit. Finally in 1999 I went and bought tickets for all of us (7) to go...
04-18-17, 01:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,830
Posted By LAriverRat

That means you are still 49, now get off the...

That means you are still 49, now get off the lawn, come back in 4 weeks and 1 day. Then you can look behind the curtain of the Great and Powerful OZ!:lol:
04-18-17, 01:47 PM
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Posted By LAriverRat

23 miles on the Park Pre Hammer. 10.8 mph,...

23 miles on the Park Pre Hammer. 10.8 mph, 2hr06min. ride time. Lots of stops, wind, all in all a good ride. Walked two miles yesterday but did not ride. Maybe ride one more time this week.
04-13-17, 11:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,197
Posted By LAriverRat

You do realize that the OP posted in 2009. Still...

You do realize that the OP posted in 2009. Still a relative post though.
04-13-17, 11:10 PM
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Posted By LAriverRat

Got out my Park-pre Hammer last week to try...

Got out my Park-pre Hammer last week to try riding again. Small steps. Still have pain in my hands from the 2011 crash, just not the the ice pick/fire pain as in the past. Started by walking 1 mile...
Forum: Foo
03-29-17, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By LAriverRat

I was at a car show last Saturday talking to a...

I was at a car show last Saturday talking to a friend of mine. We were standing by a tree when a shadow caught my eye. I look up and there was a young Hawk that came to roost just above my friends...
02-28-17, 01:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,662
Posted By LAriverRat

I have a pair of Mavic G40 on DA Hubs that I was...

I have a pair of Mavic G40 on DA Hubs that I was planning to use on my 1988 Schwinn Prologue frame that came to a halt because of injuries. Bought both in 2010. I have the Ambrosia rims on my panto...
10-08-15, 11:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,402
Posted By LAriverRat

I have a mid eighties Super Strada in blue, 57...

I have a mid eighties Super Strada in blue, 57 cm, Panto seat post/chain ring/stem in yellow to match the yellow painted hearts.
Campy brakes/levers/hubs/FD & RD/pedals/cages. Ofmega chain...
10-06-15, 04:41 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 17,239
Posted By LAriverRat

I have the same exact free Spirit luged red...

I have the same exact free Spirit luged red frame, same size. Right now it comes in at 36 pounds. It has all chrome nutted steel wheels, seat stem, hi rise front head set, sprung seat. Falcon front...
04-03-15, 01:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,737
Posted By LAriverRat

Lance Armstrong, Miguel Indurain, Jeannie Longo,...

Lance Armstrong, Miguel Indurain, Jeannie Longo, Cancellara, Contador, Merckx.
Forum: Foo
04-02-15, 03:37 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 69,527
Posted By LAriverRat

Sad news indeed. He will be missed by the many in...

Sad news indeed. He will be missed by the many in his circle of family, friends and the many people of this forum. Like others I have not ridden much or posted in the last few years however when my...
02-21-15, 11:26 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,508
Posted By LAriverRat

I used to be an athlete, now just my foot is.

I used to be an athlete, now just my foot is.
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Posted By LAriverRat

Thank you Bianchigirll, I stand corrected. Here...

Thank you Bianchigirll, I stand corrected. Here in SoCal Bianchi's usually sell well.
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Posted By LAriverRat

I have 1988 Sport SX in blue with all...

I have 1988 Sport SX in blue with all Tri-Color/Light action RD, G-40 rims and corn cob gears. It had paint chips covered with nail polish when I got it. Very fast bike. I am going to try to sell it...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By LAriverRat

I bought the same Club Fuji without the original...

I bought the same Club Fuji without the original wheel set for $75.00 a few years back. I failed to find the wheel set so I took the 105 set with SLR brakes, 105 hubs off my crashed Trek 1400 and...
01-30-15, 03:18 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,576
Posted By LAriverRat

I am here also. Still hurting from my crash in...

I am here also. Still hurting from my crash in 2011. Started walking 2 miles then bike 2 miles the day after on the 38 pound all chrome free spirit. Started in mid December. This week did 10 miles on...
12-31-14, 01:20 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,028
Posted By LAriverRat

I never stopped guzzling gas because I can afford...

I never stopped guzzling gas because I can afford it. Have to feed the six speed with twin turbos.
09-27-14, 12:22 AM
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Posted By LAriverRat

2.5 miles on my Park Pre Hammer, 12.3 average....

2.5 miles on my Park Pre Hammer, 12.3 average. Tomorrow is a recovery day.
09-25-14, 11:54 PM
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Posted By LAriverRat

2 miles, elevation gain of 12 feet, on my old...

2 miles, elevation gain of 12 feet, on my old Hammer.
09-25-14, 11:48 PM
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Posted By LAriverRat

Did 2 miles on my 1988 Park Pre Hammer MB. Still...

Did 2 miles on my 1988 Park Pre Hammer MB. Still in pain from my crash over 3 years ago. Porked up to 214 pounds. Finally able to do a long walk without my hands killing me. Walk 2 miles, MB 2 miles....
09-23-14, 05:23 PM
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Posted By LAriverRat

Park Pre Hammer, Green/blue confetti paint, DX...

Park Pre Hammer, Green/blue confetti paint, DX Thumb shifters & Brake levers, rest of the bits are LX. Picked it up at a yard sale 4 years ago for cheap. Going to start to ride it short distances now...
07-28-13, 08:05 PM
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Posted By LAriverRat

What size?

What size?
06-30-13, 06:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,023
Posted By LAriverRat

There is no accounting for tastes and...

There is no accounting for tastes and preferences. Buy the best beer you can. You are your own best friend. Never fear N+1. Never, Never post about Fl*ts. Trust no one(X Files). Almost never draw to...
06-30-13, 05:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,801
Posted By LAriverRat

Actually, it would be a testicle, not Lances...

Actually, it would be a testicle, not Lances willie.
06-26-13, 03:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,723
Posted By LAriverRat

Carbon tax is coming, by executive order I...

Carbon tax is coming, by executive order I believe. Don't call the prez cause he is on a multi-million dollar vacation. It's good to be King.
06-02-13, 05:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,110
Posted By LAriverRat

Walking......3 to 5 miles, car...........40 to 80...

Walking......3 to 5 miles, car...........40 to 80 miles......................before I went over the bars two years ago..........150 miles per week, now..........Zero.
05-20-13, 06:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,926
Posted By LAriverRat

Like a champion golfer once said, "Just make you...

Like a champion golfer once said, "Just make you next shot easier". Just prepare for what's coming, make it easier. You will still get that great feeling of riding where and when you want, and take...
05-18-13, 01:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,564
Posted By LAriverRat

I was in awe the only time I ran into a Trichick....

I was in awe the only time I ran into a Trichick. She was hammering along with a buddy doing 19 mph on knobbies on her mountain bike into a head wind. They passed me about 18 miles headed to the...
05-18-13, 01:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,926
Posted By LAriverRat

Every time I pull the trigger on my Glenfield 60...

Every time I pull the trigger on my Glenfield 60 .22lr its .03 cents, and I hit whatever I aim at. I bought ammo before the panic. Even on some of my bolt guns its less than 30 cents. On the match...
05-18-13, 01:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,926
Posted By LAriverRat

Thanks DnvrFox, last time I rode was October last...

Thanks DnvrFox, last time I rode was October last year. Really miss cycling. My injuries are slow to heal. May try again soon.
05-17-13, 01:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,926
Posted By LAriverRat

If you think you are to old, you are. Take up...

If you think you are to old, you are. Take up shooting, only takes about 1.5 to 2.5 pounds of pull, and you can lay down while enjoying the sport.
04-19-13, 12:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,826
Posted By LAriverRat

Dang, gotta thin the herd and build up my 54/55...

Dang, gotta thin the herd and build up my 54/55 cm 1988 Prologue frame thats been sitting in the garage for a few years.
03-20-13, 11:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,592
Posted By LAriverRat

Great looking Peleton, congrats on the find. I...

Great looking Peleton, congrats on the find. I have a Schwinn 1988 Prologue 55cm frame that i need to build, just don't know when. Psalm, i have a 1988 blue Bianchi SX with all 600 tricolor that i...
03-20-13, 09:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,592
Posted By LAriverRat

What size do you ride?

What size do you ride?
02-28-13, 03:23 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,366
Posted By LAriverRat

Just this last weekend i picked up a early 70s...

Just this last weekend i picked up a early 70s Gitane with headlight/taillight/sanyo generator, rear rack, skewered alloy wheels, curved back seat post for $4.00. It is ruff and rusty but will clean...
02-28-13, 02:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,628
Posted By LAriverRat

I have as yet unbuilt 88 Prologue frame and fork...

I have as yet unbuilt 88 Prologue frame and fork in my garage, size 55 cm. Have not yet made up my mind what to put on it. Its orange and white.
02-24-13, 01:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 685
Posted By LAriverRat

What luck, i have two bikes with HG corncob 6...

What luck, i have two bikes with HG corncob 6 speeds, 13-18. One is on a Bianchi SS and the other is on my Torelli Super Strada. Used to ride the Bianchi a lot, the Torelli is just pretty in its...
02-24-13, 12:55 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,020
Posted By LAriverRat

700 LR Minimags JRN on 01/02/13 for $6.95 per...

700 LR Minimags JRN on 01/02/13 for $6.95 per 100. Second would be a 1973 gas pipe Gitane with lights/generator, rear rack, Hi Flange hubs, skewers, Mafac Racer brakes for $4.00.
02-09-13, 01:36 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,527
Posted By LAriverRat

I have a 1971 Sports Tourer that i saved from the...

I have a 1971 Sports Tourer that i saved from the dump, Orange in color and is to big for me. Chrome is pitted as are the aluminum wheels, paint is very good. The best part is that it came with a...
Forum: Foo
02-02-13, 05:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,147
Posted By LAriverRat

22 ammo is hard to find anywhere. December i...

22 ammo is hard to find anywhere. December i bought Federal bulk 525 rounds for $17.95, now they are going for between $40 to $55 on some auction sites. I bought enough for the whole year for all my...
Forum: Foo
02-02-13, 03:56 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,147
Posted By LAriverRat

+1 on the .357(Colt Trooper Mark III), warm up...

+1 on the .357(Colt Trooper Mark III), warm up with the .38spl then full power. Looking to find a Ruger Mark II semi auto in .22. I bought all my ammo before the panic so am good to go. My daughters...
Forum: Foo
01-20-13, 08:36 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,636
Posted By LAriverRat

1971 sports tourer, orange, 54/36 crankset, fair...

1971 sports tourer, orange, 54/36 crankset, fair condition , 1984? black world sport blaze rd good condition both to big for me. 1984 LeTour with Suntour all ARX, to small. 1988 orange/wht Prologue...
01-01-13, 02:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 513
Posted By LAriverRat

Happy New Year to all, ride safe where ever you...

Happy New Year to all, ride safe where ever you are, enjoy the ride.
Forum: Foo
01-01-13, 02:26 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,240
Posted By LAriverRat

AAH, Irish Mist, Southy?

AAH, Irish Mist, Southy?
Forum: Foo
12-31-12, 12:41 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,240
Posted By LAriverRat

Glad i am living now, watching my big screen,...

Glad i am living now, watching my big screen, brewskis and steaks in the fridge, heat turned up to 76 all day, all my lights on with 100 watt bulbs and higher, outside Christmas lights are all on,...
12-15-12, 08:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,599
Posted By LAriverRat

Make that 70% hispanic, and climbing. I can see...

Make that 70% hispanic, and climbing. I can see Ford park from my front door, i used to use this route a lot before my crash. I never had a problem at all with anyone however i ride old 1980s bike. I...
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