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09-22-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By Manny66

No Randor at the Ride, the Tommassini belonged...

No Randor at the Ride, the Tommassini belonged to a gentelmen named Tom. And the guy in the Maglia Rosa was Me.
09-20-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,291
Posted By Manny66

After up close inspection,of the pictures online,...

After up close inspection,of the pictures online, the frame quality is a Joke. You would think those Chinese guys knew what a File and sandpaper was. Very Amateurish build on this frame.
09-18-20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,104
Posted By Manny66

Im in the L.A. area, rode out to the Beach a few...

Im in the L.A. area, rode out to the Beach a few times ,over 40 miles easy, no Big deal. The air is pretty clear the closer you get to the Coast.

Will be going out again saturday morning,50 plus...
09-16-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 928
Posted By Manny66

They should rename their business to something...

They should rename their business to something more Hip and Cool and Retro, , like , "Caveat Emptor ".
09-15-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By Manny66

If anybody is interested, the vintage Ride is on...

If anybody is interested, the vintage Ride is on the 2nd Sunday of the month and the ride starts at the Bali Hai restaurant parking lot in Shelter Island , San Diego.

Approx. 30 mile loop.
...
09-13-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By Manny66

Brian Bayliss Birthday Ride , monthly Event.

Another Great day of riding in San Diego, on the monthly Brian Bayliss Birthday Ride around Mission Bay.

Vintage Bikes galore, Claud Butler, Mario Confente, Sanino, Tommassini , Raliegh etc , etc,...
09-08-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 460
Posted By Manny66

Price bump $69 ,New Price.SHIPPED

Price bump

$69 ,New Price.SHIPPED
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,730
Posted By Manny66

Even on really hot days , (over 90 degrees ) I...

Even on really hot days , (over 90 degrees ) I still wear a long sleeve compression shirt under my jerseys, pour some water on your back and it keeps you alot cooler than unzipping your jersey to...
08-16-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,949
Posted By Manny66

They were Priced the same as the top Italian...

They were Priced the same as the top Italian bikes in their day, and they were used by the Chevrolet-L.A. Sheriffs Pro Cycling team.
Hardly under rated.
08-16-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2,387
Views: 758,122
Posted By Manny66

Azusa Mountain area (So Cal) on the Windsor. ...

Azusa Mountain area (So Cal) on the Windsor.

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08-16-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,949
Posted By Manny66

1970's Windsor Profesionals. ...

1970's Windsor Profesionals.

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08-13-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 460
Posted By Manny66

Sugino RT crankset - Drilled

Sugino "Drilled Out" RT Crankset in a 175 length with a 52/ 40 chainring.. Yes a Forty which are not too common. The BCD is 110

The Sugino RT Logo is still clearly visible and the dustcaps are...
08-13-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,255
Posted By Manny66

Straps are not that hard to get used to. After a...

Straps are not that hard to get used to. After a few rides you wont even notice yourself getting in and out of them.

Get some good cycling shoes (good luck) and some cleats to go with the pedals. ...
08-10-20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,226
Posted By Manny66

Eddy Merckx usually had Columbus stickers on the...

Eddy Merckx usually had Columbus stickers on the forks, but on the front of the fork not the sides.
08-06-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 674
Posted By Manny66

One pair per Year ?? Are you a part time...

One pair per Year ?? Are you a part time LumberJack .
08-06-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 674
Posted By Manny66

A good pair of leather gloves can easily last up...

A good pair of leather gloves can easily last up to 10 years or more. At $2 per year , twenty dollars for a pair of gloves looks like a bargain.
08-02-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 40,801
Posted By Manny66

And some closeups of the Surly and Campy Cranks....

And some closeups of the Surly and Campy Cranks. BTW, That Surly was a really cool and versatile bicycle, He had the hydration issue pretty well covered with all those bottle holders.. Great bike...
08-02-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 40,801
Posted By Manny66

And another batch of shots. ...

And another batch of shots.

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08-02-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 40,801
Posted By Manny66

Now a few bicycle shots. ...

Now a few bicycle shots.

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08-02-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 40,801
Posted By Manny66

Some cool bikes and People showed up at todays...

Some cool bikes and People showed up at todays ride, A couple of first timers, Dario a MTB rider on a vintage TREK, Erin an out of town visitor friend of Felipe who did the ride on a barrowed bike,...
08-01-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 40,801
Posted By Manny66

I remember that day, I noticed You looked a...

I remember that day, I noticed You looked a little dry and werent sweating anymore over at BeanTown. Wish you would have said something I could have helped you out a little.

Ill make sure and fill...
08-01-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 597
Posted By Manny66

The serations/knurls on the face of the skewer...

The serations/knurls on the face of the skewer where it contacts the dropouts will wear out and flatten making the wheel slip when you really crank on the pedals. It happens.
08-01-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 930
Posted By Manny66

Lots of bike builds ,and Lots of regrets and what...

Lots of bike builds ,and Lots of regrets and what iff's in Millions of garages and sheds all around the World..
08-01-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 40,801
Posted By Manny66

Rose Bowl ride tomorrow, Please bring along a...

Rose Bowl ride tomorrow, Please bring along a Mask to get into BeanTown and the Pizza joint.

See you there!

BTW, 93 Degrees forecast, bring lots of water.
07-31-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 427
Posted By Manny66

A good set of 27" aluminum rims with quality hubs...

A good set of 27" aluminum rims with quality hubs that are in good riding condition are getting harder to find. I purchased a set in very good condition a few years back for about $125, then a few...
07-28-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,239
Posted By Manny66

Back Jersey pockets have always worked well,...

Back Jersey pockets have always worked well, Thats why they were invented.
07-27-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By Manny66

Way too much for the Gipiemme parts that are on...

Way too much for the Gipiemme parts that are on it. Even though the bike looks to be in very good condition.
07-23-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,520
Posted By Manny66

The HOT Bikecolgy girl must be over 70 years old...

The HOT Bikecolgy girl must be over 70 years old by now.
07-23-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By Manny66

I have these pedals as well as a few other LOOK...

I have these pedals as well as a few other LOOK pedals on a few bikes. Not the lightest but they do the job required.

I agree, not much Carbon on the Carbon Pedals.
07-21-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,137
Posted By Manny66

Way back in 1987 I entered a local bike race in...

Way back in 1987 I entered a local bike race in Okinawa Japan, I entered it out of peer pressure as I was clearly not in racing form.

I showed up in my white Olmo SL with full Campy Record, the...
07-21-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By Manny66

Ive had a Mondia Special since 1982 , first...

Ive had a Mondia Special since 1982 , first "real" bike I owned.

Yours is in fanastic condition and with a few tweeks it should be ready for any L'Eroica event . Whatever you paid for it, Its...
07-21-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,137
Posted By Manny66

They GO so fast the paint peels off.

They GO so fast the paint peels off.
07-21-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,137
Posted By Manny66

Alot of it has to do with the Racing Heritage...

Alot of it has to do with the Racing Heritage associated with Made in Italy bicycles. If it won at the Vuelta, The Giro , and the Tour on a consistent basis then its Race Proven , so it must be the...
07-20-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,786
Posted By Manny66

There is a bit of information not being discussed...

There is a bit of information not being discussed when it comes to Century rides and Long distance riding, the Mental aspect involved. If your equipment and body are feeling good, the Brain has to be...
07-19-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,274
Posted By Manny66

Ive finally run into Your situation, but my old...

Ive finally run into Your situation, but my old SIDI Titaniums arent available anywhere. Looks like Im going to take a page out of your book and do something similar, Im going to try Aluminum sheet...
07-19-20, 04:48 PM
07-13-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 25,061
Posted By Manny66

You Post seems very misleading. 1% of 328 Million...

You Post seems very misleading. 1% of 328 Million is alot, I can agree with you there, but chances of Every single American contracting the Covid -19 virus is pushing it. There is no way everyone in...
07-07-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By Manny66

Just wanted to point out,,The tubing is Columbus...

Just wanted to point out,,The tubing is Columbus AELLE and not Arielle.
07-06-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,786
Posted By Manny66

I would go with the Cannondale some people claim...

I would go with the Cannondale some people claim the aluminum is too harsh a ride but ive done quite a few long rides over 100 miles on a Specialized Aluminum and it wasnt too bad. I would stick 25's...
07-06-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 25,061
Posted By Manny66

I might be taking a New/Old bike to the Event...

I might be taking a New/Old bike to the Event instead of my Moser,, I'll find out in a few days.
07-06-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 16,631
Posted By Manny66

I just Re-Reserved my hotel room for the new...

I just Re-Reserved my hotel room for the new dates. Hopefully we can get the ride in before they change their minds.

My equipment and my riding ability are all ready to roll,,as long as I keep...
07-05-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 40,801
Posted By Manny66

Phillipe picked it up recently, Its a 60's bike...

Phillipe picked it up recently, Its a 60's bike with original Campagnolo parts. its in great shape for its age.
07-05-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 40,801
Posted By Manny66

A few more close -ups. B.T.W. The Rose Bowl...

A few more close -ups.

B.T.W. The Rose Bowl parking lot was open and there was the usual activity at the Park with Many people outdoors doing their exercising.. All in All, it was a NORMAL DAY....
07-05-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 40,801
Posted By Manny66

GREAT day for Vintage riding in Pasadena. Very...

GREAT day for Vintage riding in Pasadena. Very little auto traffic, a little on the hot temp side but bearable. The Coffee Bean and the Pizza joint were OPEN for business, We sat outside and had a...
07-04-20, 11:10 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 40,801
Posted By Manny66

Im Going. A few other people are going as well, ...

Im Going. A few other people are going as well,

Like Chuck says, "The Ride goes on even if No One shows up "
07-04-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,678
Posted By Manny66

The Frame has to be in statndard dimensions and...

The Frame has to be in statndard dimensions and in proportion to the wheels, it has to be Italian, it has to be Red with chrome in a few spots on the frame(preferably the forks), White handlebar tape...
07-03-20, 10:38 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 40,801
Posted By Manny66

Is the ride still on for Sunday ? Wondering if...

Is the ride still on for Sunday ? Wondering if they closed the Rose Bowl parking lot.
07-03-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,293
Posted By Manny66

Im an early 80's Era guy so I wore what my Hero's...

Im an early 80's Era guy so I wore what my Hero's wore whenever I was on a bike. If Sean Kelly or Hinault had it on, I eventually got it.

I ALWAYS ride in cycling shorts ,jersey and cycling...
07-01-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By Manny66

I sold that Colnago 3 months ago for a $100...

I sold that Colnago 3 months ago for a $100 profit.

I have an Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra in SLX ,,Red /Blue,, circa 1989.
06-30-20, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By Manny66

Ive got one, too big for you though shorty.

Ive got one, too big for you though shorty.
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