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11-24-10, 08:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,901
Posted By Hondo74

I keep all 4 of them in our bedroom; the same...

I keep all 4 of them in our bedroom; the same place I keep the majority of my guns.
08-20-10, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By Hondo74

Derailleur Question

My 87 Trek 400-D has the Light Action Rear Derailleur on it. In the past few weeks I've notice a few things. 1) I've picked up a squeal when I'm on the small cog and large chain ring. 2) The rear...
05-08-10, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By Hondo74

Parts change out for Trek Elance

I have an 84 or 85 Trek Elance 400 D I'm going to use as my back up rider. It currently has a Sakae double chainring up front and the Shimano Light Action derailleur in the back. I would like to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-10, 12:09 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,598
Posted By Hondo74


01-12-10, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 892
Posted By Hondo74

First time out of the gate, how do you think I did?

Iíve been reading Classic and vintage for a year or so but this is my first actual foray into the field. I been wanting a classic, steel, down tube shifter for the past couple years. This is based on...
Forum: Commuting
10-16-09, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By Hondo74

First time riding in the rain on purpose

So yesterday was the first time I've ridden in the rain on purpose.

It's been drizzling 'intermediate windshield wiper setting' type of rain here in Northern Va since early Wednesday night. I...
Forum: Southeast
08-17-09, 04:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,443
Posted By Hondo74

How I got into cycling

I spent the formative years of my adulthood in the Marine Corps from 76 to 96. I was a runner and fortunate enough to remain a Platoon Sergeant in one capacity or another almost the entire time....
07-06-09, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By Hondo74

Guinness Bike Jersey

Does anyone know where I can get a Guinness jersey? There's some old posts on a couple other forums (BF and Serotta) but any links provided are long since dead.

The Guinness site itself doesn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-09, 06:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,897
Posted By Hondo74

they aint shootin at me


After 20 years in the Marine Corps, I frequently think something quite similar to that in such situations. For those who will fight for it...freedom...has a flavor the protected will never...
05-04-09, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By Hondo74

Frozen seat post in steel frame

I just bought a Gunnar Roadie a couple days ago. It's a steel frame and the former owner had a carbon seat post on it. Currently the seat post is set too high and I need to lower it. However, the...
Forum: Southeast
03-01-09, 08:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 457
Posted By Hondo74

Face of America Ride

How many riders are doing the Face of America Bike Ride with the wounded vets on 4/25 and 26?

I'm definitely going to be there, as an old retired GySgt I'm acutely aware any of those folks could...
Forum: Southeast
02-25-09, 07:37 PM
Forum: Southeast
02-25-09, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By Hondo74

Air Force Cycling Classic

First I've heard of it.

Do you have the briefing on it?
Forum: Southeast
02-25-09, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4,823
Views: 395,006
Posted By Hondo74

Commuter bike ride just to get out there

Primary ride; Cridhe Fairche (HeartHammer) is still locked down in the trainer so it was just me and Shillelagh Law out doin it up. Met one other rider the entire time.

Did somewhere between 30-35...
02-25-09, 07:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 540
Posted By Hondo74

Thumbs up Face of America Bike Ride


The Face of America Bike Ride on April 25 and 26, 2009 supports severely wounded soldiers and Marines who've been wounded in Afghanistan or Iraq. It's 2 days, starting in Bethesda Md and...
12-11-08, 08:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,604
Posted By Hondo74

N = 3 right now

Primary road/century ride - 'Blue-Bike, she's a carbon 05 Specialized Roubaix Elite triple, full Ultegra, areo bars.

Alternate commute ride - Shilelagh Law, he's an 05 Fuji Absolute 1.0, lights,...
Forum: Introductions
11-23-08, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By Hondo74

Greetings folks,

Retired Marine infantry here. 20 years of having more fun than the average human ought to be allowed to have. Was a runner the entire time, but about year 17 started to notice a sharp pain across the...
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