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Posted By Kabuki12

I don't know about your current cash flow...

I don't know about your current cash flow situation. My bike obsession is not based on market value but more a hobby with deeper meaning. I don't keep track of how much I put into my bikes. I have a...
02-16-19, 10:22 AM
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Posted By Kabuki12

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mid 80's PH10LE
I am not a French Bike guy, but at $50 it was hard to pass...
02-15-19, 02:14 PM
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Posted By Kabuki12

You should ! You would be surprised how it helps...

You should ! You would be surprised how it helps to write things down. Sometimes, in my travels I meet people that want to talk about these "old" bikes, so rather than talk about bikes all day( trust...
02-15-19, 11:56 AM
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Posted By Kabuki12

Thank you and no this is on the other side of the...

Thank you and no this is on the other side of the hill from where I actually live. I use my driveway. Fortunately I am south facing(warm) and this is looking northeast. Joe
02-15-19, 09:47 AM
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Posted By Kabuki12

We have been getting quite a bit of rain. This...

We have been getting quite a bit of rain. This canyon was black and charred not long ago from the Thomas Fire. It is hard to believe now with just one decent year of rain. This is between Santa Paula...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-19, 08:38 AM
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Posted By Kabuki12

Sunday is my ride day and I have not missed many...

Sunday is my ride day and I have not missed many at all. This last Sunday was a real bummer! It was pouring in Ventura ,California with no sign of letting up. I will ride if it is just a light...
01-31-19, 02:39 PM
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Posted By Kabuki12

I got diagnosed about 6 years ago and have done...

I got diagnosed about 6 years ago and have done nothing about it. My eye (right eye only) tears up frequently especially when it is cold out and when I am cycling almost always. I guess I have gotten...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-19, 02:32 PM
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Posted By Kabuki12

Really nice shot!! Well today we are getting pay...

Really nice shot!! Well today we are getting pay back, a bone chilling 58 degrees and rain. It looks like it is going to fowl my Sunday ride. Supposed to rain for the next 4-5 days off and on. Hold...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-19, 08:50 AM
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Posted By Kabuki12

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Back Roads and Citrus groves, Ventura County California
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-19, 07:03 AM
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Posted By Kabuki12

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75 Degrees in Ventura. Sunday at the harbor , glassed off!
Yes Folks it is...
01-30-19, 07:58 AM
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Posted By Kabuki12

I reckon I put that one astern(Jimmy Buffet!)...

I reckon I put that one astern(Jimmy Buffet!) Looking forward to Medicare this year(65) these insurance premiums are killing me! Joe
01-30-19, 07:52 AM
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Posted By Kabuki12

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1972? Italvega Gran Rally
The only bike I bought in 2018 was a rusty old...
01-30-19, 07:29 AM
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Posted By Kabuki12

Hang in there! Sometimes life gets in the way. We...

Hang in there! Sometimes life gets in the way. We are not always in control, Joe
01-23-19, 05:18 AM
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Views: 41,646
Posted By Kabuki12

I have a 1976 or Gran Jubile' mixte that is...

I have a 1976 or Gran Jubile' mixte that is sitting in the "wings" waiting for me to clean up. It has Campy Record hubs and Mavic wheels with first generation Cyclone FD/RD. Suntour power shifters. I...
01-23-19, 05:08 AM
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Posted By Kabuki12

I have a set of record high flange hubs that came...

I have a set of record high flange hubs that came with Stella butted spokes. Quite a few miles on them and only had to true them once. They are dated 1971 and came off an early Frejus racer. I also...
01-22-19, 08:51 AM
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Posted By Kabuki12

I am pretty consistent with few exceptions,...

I am pretty consistent with few exceptions, usually around 16 mph average over the first 20 miles or so and then inch along at about 14-15. My Strava is pretty boring but the rides are spectacular! ...
01-22-19, 08:45 AM
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Posted By Kabuki12

I ran into all sorts of situations and the bell...

I ran into all sorts of situations and the bell is the most consistently effective tool. On your left or rider back is ok , it just doesn't seem to work as well. And then there is the stinking ear...
01-18-19, 11:25 AM
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Views: 1,247
Posted By Kabuki12

Actually, they go from the "cross" to the cable...

Actually, they go from the "cross" to the cable stop. This was the way these Mondia's came originally. I just copied them! Thanks ...
01-17-19, 10:02 AM
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Posted By Kabuki12

I got a Shimano set that was a little pricey but...

I got a Shimano set that was a little pricey but works really well.
01-17-19, 09:58 AM
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Posted By Kabuki12

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My favorite
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01-16-19, 07:36 AM
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Posted By Kabuki12

I am so glad you are doing well. The road back is...

I am so glad you are doing well. The road back is worth the trials and effort along the way. Joe
01-16-19, 07:32 AM
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Views: 1,658
Posted By Kabuki12

I haven't really ever had a break in cycling...

I haven't really ever had a break in cycling since high school . Even after a two year "no car" period when my wife and I lived on a sail boat , I still found time to go for a ride. The high from...
01-16-19, 07:19 AM
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Posted By Kabuki12

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1971 Stella Mid level bike
Nothing too special , but a real nice riding bike....
01-15-19, 05:59 AM
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Posted By Kabuki12

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In between storms in Southern California
I feel guilty posting anything on...
01-15-19, 05:51 AM
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Views: 1,639
Posted By Kabuki12

Sorry to hear that! I had a pretty serious...

Sorry to hear that! I had a pretty serious accident back in April of last year and had to go 12 weeks without getting near my bike, it was no fun as I ride a lot. Time passed and my broken bones...
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