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09-16-20, 12:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 456
Posted By jlmonte

I wonder if AAA will plan a TripTik for you? A...

I wonder if AAA will plan a TripTik for you? A little old school, but you could impress your friend by reading a paper map, and wearing a watch. Distance = Rate x Time. Happy travels and a safe...
08-25-20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 678
Posted By jlmonte

Spit balling, why not start by flipping a cheap...

Spit balling, why not start by flipping a cheap kids single speed. Could be as easy as repacking bearings and trueing wheels. Sell and keep buying up? Experience wrenching is a good first step to...
08-25-20, 12:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By jlmonte

Crazy Historical Pinarello for sale on ebay

Looking at pictures on Pinterest, I stubbled across a picture of Miguel Indurain. I wondered what size frame he rode, so I searched Google, which returned Miguel Indurain Pinarello Banesto original...
08-10-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By jlmonte

Also, In th, Excel Sports catalogues offered the...

Also, In th, Excel Sports catalogues offered the GP4, by the 1999 season the rim was no longer available.
...
08-10-20, 02:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By jlmonte

I have seen this version of GP4 tubular rims in a...

I have seen this version of GP4 tubular rims in a 1990/1991 Mavic Catalogue. There were earlier versions with a red Mavis label in a 1984/1985 catalogue.

MAVIC Trade Catalogue 90/91 - page 6...
08-01-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,100
Posted By jlmonte

I cheated, and watched the author speak about the...

I cheated, and watched the author speak about the book and her research on YouTube. Now Iím compelled to read the book.

70sSanO
I found the stem in a bike shop in Ojai, California!

So when...
07-11-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,914
Posted By jlmonte

Ironfish653 From Sunday school lessons to...

Ironfish653

From Sunday school lessons to living with protests that seek restitutions for actions of the past, do we really know right from wrong?

Softride stem or bell bottom slacks, both are...
Forum: Touring
06-06-20, 12:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,362
Posted By jlmonte

I just saw your thread, having posted my own....

I just saw your thread, having posted my own. Simular thinking and I'm on your step 7 (Step 1 is continuous). Living in Ventura, the State Beaches starting at LA's Leo Cabrillo, and going north to...
06-05-20, 01:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 655
Posted By jlmonte

Nice ride along.:popcorn I also checked out...

Nice ride along.:popcorn
I also checked out your YouTube channel. :thumb:
Forum: Touring
06-05-20, 12:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,041
Posted By jlmonte

Touring workups

I got my Salsa Marrakesh a couple years ago. I started getting the gear soon after, buying close outs and shopping sales. Workups include learning how the position the pannier so I donít kick them...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 9,198
Posted By jlmonte

I reserve scrap heap for recycling (metal),...

I reserve scrap heap for recycling (metal), landfill for consumables (rubber), and Goodwill / Craigís List for repurposing, I appreciate technology and history. So my bikes represent an era both in...
06-01-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 993
Posted By jlmonte

Like all bike geeks, eventually you have to ask,...

Like all bike geeks, eventually you have to ask, why? And Iím glad no one mention tubeless! I thank you all for you comments.

ThermionicScott
Exactly, and for my rides I have plenty of tubes. ...
06-01-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 993
Posted By jlmonte

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06-01-20, 01:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 993
Posted By jlmonte

Why are there more patches than cement?

I remember buying Rema patch kits in these convenient green plastic boxes. Overtime, Iíd see different brands, at the LSB cash register, sitting there like candy at the grocery store checkout. ...
05-19-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By jlmonte

Good on you for joining the forum. The fun part...

Good on you for joining the forum. The fun part of bicycling is the utilitarian nature of the activity. Transportation like commuting to school, or maybe even to work. Then there is leisure rides and...
05-18-20, 12:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 839
Posted By jlmonte

Bicycling, if memory serves me correctly, would...

Bicycling, if memory serves me correctly, would have a Cannondale crochet glove ad on the back cover of.the magazine. I remember reading about the Cannondale oversized aluminum frame. The ad for the...
12-02-19, 01:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,027
Posted By jlmonte

Consider how you are going to store it. ...

Consider how you are going to store it. Especially if you are locking it up in a public space. I have had a bike stolen at work, and while attending Sunday mass. I have had two separate incidents...
11-20-19, 01:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,616
Posted By jlmonte

Well...turns out I was too quick to judge. It...

Well...turns out I was too quick to judge. It turns out a co-worker bought and assembled it from the store with a big red target. He told me this when I asked if he knew when presta value tubes were...
11-14-19, 12:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,616
Posted By jlmonte

A lesson on Discount Store bike repair

Our office purchased, to travel between office buildings, a $100, 21 speed hybrid bike from a discount store . By now it was a couple years old and sitting inside our cubicle farm. Never having a...
06-18-19, 11:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,505
Posted By jlmonte

I'm thinking revisiting the college days is the...

I'm thinking revisiting the college days is the best place to start. You're talking 10 years ago, though plenty of physical change have occurred, Maybe start by simply recreating the past? If...
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