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07-03-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 3,067
Posted By gomango

Thanks, yes things are mostly great....

Thanks, yes things are mostly great. Unfortunately, I blew up my right knee and am slowly making my way back.

Too much hockey in my youth. :)

I still have a few neat vintage bikes here and...
06-25-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 3,067
Posted By gomango

Wow, just wow. :)

Wow, just wow. :)
06-13-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 822
Posted By gomango

Yes, Happy belated birthday Brent. Keep those...

Yes, Happy belated birthday Brent. Keep those RPM's up. :)
06-02-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 29,873
Posted By gomango

My McLean One of the versions. ...

My McLean

One of the versions.


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05-21-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,426
Posted By gomango

Pretty bike. Enjoy!

Pretty bike.

Enjoy!
02-08-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 198,914
Posted By gomango

Snazzy. Color me envious. Great bike!!!!!!!!!!

Snazzy. Color me envious. Great bike!!!!!!!!!!
02-03-22, 05:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,557
Posted By gomango

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Great bikes. I did a 230 mile trip on mine last summer.

Please excuse the...
01-27-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,579
Posted By gomango

Thanks for mentioning Chris Kvale in this...

Thanks for mentioning Chris Kvale in this discussion.

I live in his neck of the woods and I get to see his bikes fairly often.

I've owned a handful. They ride beautifully and his handiwork is...
01-26-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,682
Posted By gomango

Minnesota style. :) ...

Minnesota style. :)

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01-25-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 7,403
Posted By gomango

My McLean Perfect Pleasure is pretty zippy. ...

My McLean Perfect Pleasure is pretty zippy.
It's pretty similar to this nowadays, but I have GP 5000's (700x32) on there atm....
01-25-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,317
Posted By gomango

I bought a nice Dave Kirk built CSI with a F1...

I bought a nice Dave Kirk built CSI with a F1 carbon fork. I just had a new fork built locally with a pretty decent color match. Looks pretty! Why? I have an underlying distrust of used CF forks, so...
01-22-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,352
Posted By gomango

I'll likely buy one. My Monstercross has...

I'll likely buy one.

My Monstercross has been a real surprise and I usually grab it or my Fairlight for my day trips.

FWIW My Faran has similar unfortunate gussets, but the the bike/frameset...
12-31-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,937
Posted By gomango

Will PM soon. Thank you. :)

Will PM soon. Thank you. :)
12-31-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,937
Posted By gomango

Horrifically out of shape over the last ten...

Horrifically out of shape over the last ten years, I called a halt to that issue two years ago.

I decided to stop collecting and just work on the engine.

Four of my riding buddies are doing...
12-31-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,937
Posted By gomango

Slow year for me. Sold a bunch of goodies...

Slow year for me.

Sold a bunch of goodies (C&V related) and rode constantly.

Just over 4,100 miles on the road bikes and another 2,800 on the mtb/gravel bikes.

Been super busy building fly...
12-26-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 821
Posted By gomango

Heh thanks! We are in the Twin Cities, actually...

Heh thanks! We are in the Twin Cities, actually St. Paul near the Mississippi.

We fished in Whitewater State Park and had a blast. Caught two Browns on flies from Scott.

The rest were stocked...
12-25-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 821
Posted By gomango

This Christmas I am thankful for a wonderful...

This Christmas I am thankful for a wonderful family and friends.

I also thought about Scott Gabriel today and I hope his family is doing ok.

I'm going fly fishing tomorrow and using some of...
12-23-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 655
Posted By gomango

My wife's Primato is actually an incorrectly...

My wife's Primato is actually an incorrectly badged Nuovo Classico.

A long tedious story goes with that.

Still a dream bike. imho
12-12-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5,158
Views: 583,375
Posted By gomango

Interesting bikes I think. They make a great...

Interesting bikes I think.

They make a great all purpose bike, for sure.

A friend just gifted me one that had been hanging in his garage for years.

I might just go in a similar direction,...
12-12-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5,158
Views: 583,375
Posted By gomango

Thanks, Will do. No need to hurry...

Thanks,

Will do.

No need to hurry though, as we just picked up a foot of fresh snow. :)
12-11-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5,158
Views: 583,375
Posted By gomango

My Bilenky ...

My Bilenky

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50212440431_32a34cae9f_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jv6Taz)IMG_6502 (https://flic.kr/p/2jv6Taz) by Grady Linehan...
12-02-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,217
Posted By gomango

Try a Radpower. We have a Radpower 6 plus...

Try a Radpower.

We have a Radpower 6 plus and a Radwagen 4 cargo.

Both are exceptional at the price point.

https://www.radpowerbikes.com/products/radrover-plus-electric-fat-tire-bike...
11-26-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,217
Posted By gomango

I'd fire up the Paypal machine for the right...

I'd fire up the Paypal machine for the right Chris Kvale or Curt Goodrich opportunities.

A Toei may get me hot and bothered as well.
11-17-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,131
Posted By gomango

cool bikes, per normal. long time no see! :)

cool bikes, per normal.

long time no see! :)
11-11-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,131
Posted By gomango

It's still here, so maybe my Hollands. ...

It's still here, so maybe my Hollands.


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11-06-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,261
Posted By gomango

Those are lovely and I'm certain they are quite...

Those are lovely and I'm certain they are quite effective.

Thanks for posting.
11-06-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,261
Posted By gomango

This is sad news. I sent him a few notes...

This is sad news.

I sent him a few notes last spring about fly fishing without a response.

Scott was an immensely talented fly tier and routinely sent me "care" packages. He wanted me to test...
10-13-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,876
Posted By gomango

I had mine built with 10 speed Chorus. You...

I had mine built with 10 speed Chorus.

You are in for a treat.
10-04-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,590
Posted By gomango

It rides great and is a great bike packing rig. ...

It rides great and is a great bike packing rig.

So nice that I am selling my Bilenky tourer, which is a very nice bike in its own right.

I went with the Shimano GRX 800 2x build and had them do...
10-03-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,590
Posted By gomango

Same here. I'm in the process of listing...

Same here.

I'm in the process of listing three bikes this month and they are all vintage.

Beautiful bikes for sure, but I need the $$$$ for my fly rod building hobby. I have eleven orders from...
09-19-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,756
Posted By gomango

What's your frame size for a Della Santa? ...

What's your frame size for a Della Santa?

I'm posting mine for sale this week. It's a real beauty.
09-16-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,756
Posted By gomango

Simple. Chris Kvale Curt Goodrich McLean...

Simple.

Chris Kvale
Curt Goodrich
McLean
Moots YBB- ti though
Bruce Gordon tourer- not a RnR
09-07-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,134
Posted By gomango

Let the listing begin! :)

Let the listing begin! :)
09-05-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,445
Posted By gomango

My only complaint about wireless is the cost. ...

My only complaint about wireless is the cost.

While we are talking Shimano here, I actually prefer SRAM eTap systems at this point.

I have a Yeti SB165 frameset on order and I really want the...
09-03-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,378
Posted By gomango

That's what we did for my wife. Bought the MAP...

That's what we did for my wife. Bought the MAP frameset for a surprisingly reasonable amount and then collected parts and built the wheelset.

It was not cheap, but she loves the bike.

I have...
08-25-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,619
Posted By gomango

Same here. May I use my new Radpower 6 plus...

Same here.

May I use my new Radpower 6 plus ebike? :)
08-20-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 995
Posted By gomango

Here I thought I was brilliant to do this and was...

Here I thought I was brilliant to do this and was the "only" one who used this device. :)

I bring it for Cuyuna and Lebanon Hills when we mtb.

https://www.cuyunalakesmtb.com/
...
08-15-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,335
Posted By gomango

I don't blame him one bit. Although I wouldn't...

I don't blame him one bit.
Although I wouldn't mind having one to match my wife's MAP.
Great bikes.
08-15-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,335
Posted By gomango

I can think of many builders that deserve support...

I can think of many builders that deserve support ahead of this RH option.

For example, I'd much rather toss an order at Mitch Pryor (MAP) if he were to pick up a torch again.
...
08-13-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,687
Posted By gomango

Do it! We sold two of my wifes' nice bikes....

Do it!

We sold two of my wifes' nice bikes. She only rides her MAP and seems to survive with one bike.

I know that's hard to believe. :)

edit: Your Lyons are very nice bikes. I'm impressed.
08-11-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,191
Posted By gomango

A buddy has the Ruthworks 10" waxed canvas rando...

A buddy has the Ruthworks 10" waxed canvas rando on his Weigle.

Seems very durable and looks great.

He brings a Craft bag cover to put on for driving rain and it is very bright.
08-11-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,191
Posted By gomango

My wife has an Acorn rando on her MAP. Nice...

My wife has an Acorn rando on her MAP.
Nice bag.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50254215413_c45bfd5eef_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jyMZpT)IMG_6542 (https://flic.kr/p/2jyMZpT) by Grady Linehan...
06-12-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,801
Posted By gomango

I built Raleighs, Schwinns, Batavus, Peugeots,...

I built Raleighs, Schwinns, Batavus, Peugeots, Zielemans, and assorted Italians for two shops in the early 70's through 1976.

Box after box.

Raced crits for two teams locally until Honda...
05-19-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 131,803
Posted By gomango

@ Terpdevil My Hollands is a great bike....

@ Terpdevil

My Hollands is a great bike. I've owned it for years and it is always a joy to ride. If I could fit 32's on it, it would be perfect.

Pm me for details on JH if you get a chance.
...
04-11-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 12,083
Posted By gomango

Your Ritchey looks great and so practical. ...

Your Ritchey looks great and so practical.

FWIW I gave up on "vintage only" over five years ago. I started riding modern mtb's and it was game over.

So many improvements.

As for modern road...
04-10-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,134
Views: 105,717
Posted By gomango

Thanks again. Got my Hollands right back on...

Thanks again.

Got my Hollands right back on the road. :)
03-26-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,667
Posted By gomango

Beauties. Practical, attractive bikes. :)

Beauties. Practical, attractive bikes. :)
03-11-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By gomango

Thanks Rich. PP sent. Stem found, so...

Thanks Rich.

PP sent.

Stem found, so thanks all.
03-11-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By gomango

Please resend the PM. I may have deleted it....

Please resend the PM.

I may have deleted it. :(
03-11-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,634
Posted By gomango

Can you do this with a 40-50 pound load on the...

Can you do this with a 40-50 pound load on the bike under wet conditions?

I've tried on my Bilenky tourer and had less than favorable results.

It scared the daylights out of me and that's why...
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