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08-07-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 506
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Posted By tmnguuyen

Are you going to Gaiole in October? I met one...

Are you going to Gaiole in October? I met one gentlemen who lives in Laguna Beach that is going too. May be the southern ca contingent should coordinate a few practice training rides and swap info...
08-06-22, 11:20 PM
Replies: 506
Views: 73,998
Posted By tmnguuyen

Hope you feel better soon, one of the young guys...

Hope you feel better soon, one of the young guys i tried to rope in doing this ride came down with covid ealier this week. So, he is out too. We'll just take it easy tomorrow and drink plenty of...
08-06-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 28,775
Posted By tmnguuyen

This may be the outfit to do the repairs but the...

This may be the outfit to do the repairs but the frame is not my size so i may just make it a wall hanger. The company in the link below looks like they can recue it but I'm afraid it just turns into...
08-05-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 28,775
Posted By tmnguuyen

Wall hanger it is - Not worth going back to the...

Wall hanger it is - Not worth going back to the seller, there is a good chance he didn't know about it either. My old eyes could not have seen during he transaction. Here is some colorful language to...
08-05-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 28,775
Posted By tmnguuyen

My Titan frame after close inspections resulted...

My Titan frame after close inspections resulted in a big disappointment, there is along crack in the chain stay, see photo below. :mad:

https://i.imgur.com/myC3gNz.jpg?1
08-04-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 70,459
Views: 11,520,307
Posted By tmnguuyen

Link please. thank you

Link please. thank you
08-03-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 245
Posted By tmnguuyen

It was just ahead of its time. The oval chainings...

It was just ahead of its time. The oval chainings are getting some traction now with the absolute black chain rings. They work just fine it is inperceivable in my opinion if you don't do any heavy...
07-30-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 28,775
Posted By tmnguuyen

Well Will, After our brief encounter at the top...

Well Will,
After our brief encounter at the top of Cypress during Eroica, i know in possession of Teledyne SN 399 without an original fork. I bought the bike after seeing in the 'are you looking for...
07-29-22, 05:14 PM
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Posted By tmnguuyen

too slow... it is gone, Too bad, i dig the color

too slow... it is gone, Too bad, i dig the color
07-29-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 107,120
Posted By tmnguuyen

Smooth transaction with @LittleGinseng

Purchased seatpost from Alan LittleGinseng, excellent deal, fast shipping and good communications. Thanks
07-29-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 70,459
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Posted By tmnguuyen

I reached out the the OP and he replied back with...

I reached out the the OP and he replied back with the $500 price.
07-28-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 506
Views: 73,998
Posted By tmnguuyen

Ride on 8/7/2022

I'm planning on coming on Sunday for my first Rose Bowl vintage ride. Who else is planning on coming? Hope to see a few people I encountered during Eroica CC in April.

Hope there will be a...
07-28-22, 03:00 PM
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Posted By tmnguuyen

Is this worth $500, that's what lister is asking...

Is this worth $500, that's what lister is asking not free. Thanks
My first encounter of this model is at the top of cypress mountain during the Eroica ride in April. Andy_K was with Random Tandem...
07-28-22, 02:58 PM
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Views: 11,520,307
Posted By tmnguuyen

Link? Thanks

Link? Thanks
07-23-22, 08:50 AM
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Posted By tmnguuyen

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lgb/bik/d/long-beach-italvega-frameset/7506565607.h

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lgb/bik/d/long-beach-italvega-frameset/7506565607.html

is this worth saving ?
Thanks
06-25-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By tmnguuyen

That's what i call passion.....

That's what i call passion.....
06-25-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By tmnguuyen

Miyata Team - Needs work, advise welcome.

Hello BF CV guys and gals,

I just picked up this 1981 Miyata Team in my size (51cm) The frame is decent with scratches but no rust. It is fairly complete. Please see photos. 3 things are are...
06-25-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,410
Posted By tmnguuyen

https://i.imgur.com/1HAt0yu.jpg?1 ...

https://i.imgur.com/1HAt0yu.jpg?1
https://i.imgur.com/j0IJotB.jpg?1
Forth Bridge - Scotland
06-25-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,316
Posted By tmnguuyen

https://i.imgur.com/fgW1KHQ.jpg?1 Long Beach...

https://i.imgur.com/fgW1KHQ.jpg?1

Long Beach CA - Queen Mary
05-11-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 70,459
Views: 11,520,307
Posted By tmnguuyen

was originally posted in post #68625 ...

was originally posted in post #68625
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/405703764484674
05-10-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 70,459
Views: 11,520,307
Posted By tmnguuyen

Are those the same bike? The bar tape looks...

Are those the same bike? The bar tape looks different on the two web sites.

I like the color, Any words of wisdom on this particular model? Thanks
05-08-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 70,459
Views: 11,520,307
Posted By tmnguuyen

Here you go ...

Here you go

https://offerup.com/item/detail/1398701317?q=allez

Can you tell me why this allez is desirable?

Thanks
05-06-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,070
Posted By tmnguuyen

Brad, good to know you made it home. Thanks for...

Brad, good to know you made it home. Thanks for posting the photo of the jar but i was hoping to see the 'hydration' bag again. I'm sure BFers are curious too :D
05-06-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,070
Posted By tmnguuyen

Matthias, haha, you remember the electrolyte bag...

Matthias, haha, you remember the electrolyte bag from Brad. I'm glad he only showed it to us and not offering to share :lol:. Let me know if you have plans to do Eroica Gemania, I'll see if can come...
05-04-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,070
Posted By tmnguuyen

The Touroica II saga is pretty good. Only Thor...

The Touroica II saga is pretty good. Only Thor with god legs can disintegrate a freehub multiple times (omit the poor workmanship part to make the story better :cheers:)
05-04-22, 03:54 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,070
Posted By tmnguuyen

I had no issues with my hydraulic disc when we...

I had no issues with my hydraulic disc when we did a self guided tour last year. I went down that way faster on the modern gravel than my Nishiki this year. What a beast RANdomtamdem. Was great...
05-03-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,070
Posted By tmnguuyen

The cyclometer may come off someoneís bike as...

The cyclometer may come off someoneís bike as result of a crash. Heard there were a few spills on the Nova ride.
05-03-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,070
Posted By tmnguuyen

Running into Brad and finished the ride with him...

Running into Brad and finished the ride with him is the highlight of the ride for me. This is True Texan Grit, Brad drove 1800 miles with all the medical procedure, won a category the concours, did...
05-02-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,070
Posted By tmnguuyen

I second that. The end results are all positive,...

I second that. The end results are all positive, we all had a good time i think. Checked the medal and it was from 2020, it is all good.:speedy:

As far as organization goes, it is difficult to...
05-02-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,070
Posted By tmnguuyen

I was lucky enough to ride with a real winner....

I was lucky enough to ride with a real winner. Here we are together at the finish line.

https://i.imgur.com/3EdkUH3.jpg?1


One of perks of winning at the concours is you're assigned a...
04-26-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,070
Posted By tmnguuyen

i signed up. The route is about 12 miles total...

i signed up. The route is about 12 miles total from Cambria Veterans Hall to Linnís farm and back. Still debating about this and Montana De Oro. Iíll be tandeming it with wifey.
04-26-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,070
Posted By tmnguuyen

For those that rode this event before, do you...

For those that rode this event before, do you have a feel for the participation for each route? In other words, which route is most popular and which is the least, what percentage of the...
04-26-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 748
Posted By tmnguuyen

JDM with Shimano AX group set

Oh no, the pedal police is on patrol. May be i can use this JDM bike with the Shimano AX aero group set and distract the Eroica mafia.

Note the reflector is on the 'wrong side'

PS : plagerizing...
04-26-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 618,341
Posted By tmnguuyen

Here are our bikes. Cant post photos of us since...

Here are our bikes. Cant post photos of us since we're under witness protection :beer:

https://i.imgur.com/pHqasio.jpg?1
https://i.imgur.com/SwxKFVQ.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/7jdHvsK.jpg?1
04-25-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 748
Posted By tmnguuyen

This is the bike ill be riding the Santa Lucia...

This is the bike ill be riding the Santa Lucia route on Sunday with. The seal likes the pink brake hoods :). So hard to find black or gum that would fit. Got a gum set on its way. Hope they fit well...
04-24-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,070
Posted By tmnguuyen

Technical question: tires and tire pressure

I did the Santa Lucia route with a few buddies on modern gravel bikes last July. We all completed with a couple of casualties. Lucky I was unscathed. Mine was a Niner with tubeless Hutchinsons road...
04-24-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2,527
Views: 894,299
Posted By tmnguuyen

New member but we're in the witness protection...

New member but we're in the witness protection program.:lol:
https://i.imgur.com/SwxKFVQ.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/7jdHvsK.jpg?1
04-24-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 748
Posted By tmnguuyen

Still looking for info on the 'look below' ride ...

Still looking for info on the 'look below' ride
https://i.imgur.com/uIV0Gnm.jpg?1
https://i.imgur.com/fJrLXRF.jpg?1
04-24-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 748
Posted By tmnguuyen

May be this will get me over the hump...

May be this will get me over the hump...
04-24-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 748
Posted By tmnguuyen

Today is the day, 2 more posts until granted...

Today is the day, 2 more posts until granted ‘privilege’.
04-23-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,070
Posted By tmnguuyen

Big Eroica year for me. I'll be doing the Tuscany...

Big Eroica year for me. I'll be doing the Tuscany one in October too this year. Hope to stay healthy for that. Got Shingles last year and Covid at the beginning of this year.

2 more then i can...
04-23-22, 05:11 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,070
Posted By tmnguuyen

One more random post to get to 10 - I'll be...

One more random post to get to 10 - I'll be working at the Cayucos first rest top on Saturday from 7-10 am. Anyone from BF signed up to work at some of the stops?
04-23-22, 02:29 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,070
Posted By tmnguuyen

Anyone has info on the sunset ride on Friday? Is...

Anyone has info on the sunset ride on Friday? Is it an ad hoc ride? Where does it start, the web site has suggested starting time from 17:30-21:00.
Thanks
04-23-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 748
Posted By tmnguuyen

I can help if we can get in touch. I need to...

I can help if we can get in touch. I need to post a few more Random posts before I can PM. Donít really want to post my cell # here If you reach out to gigue, I gave my contact info to Mark...
04-23-22, 12:13 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,070
Posted By tmnguuyen

email sent, not enough posts for PM:mad:

email sent, not enough posts for PM:mad:
Forum: Introductions
01-14-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By tmnguuyen

Very cool, Colorado is a very bike friendly...

Very cool, Colorado is a very bike friendly state.
Me too, i'm toying the idea of opening up a ebike rental place in Morro Bay, CA. Hopefully, it will happen soon. The pandemic is really giving the...
Forum: Introductions
01-14-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By tmnguuyen

That's cool, i discover working on bikes is very...

That's cool, i discover working on bikes is very therapeutic.

Vintage
Nishiki Prestige
Peugeot Carbon Light
Peugeot UO8
Ideor Competition

MB
GT Zaskar
Forum: Introductions
01-14-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By tmnguuyen

Eroica discovery

Hello bycyclists,

I've been riding since the early 80's and just got way more into it since the pandemic. Thanks god for this sport. i've also discovered Eroica and within a month i ended up...
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