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08-23-14, 09:58 AM
Replies: 30
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Posted By westyat7000

It was very very, cool, I felt like a little kid...

It was very very, cool, I felt like a little kid on Christmas Eve/Morning.

My Wifes office is right on the route in Salida, so we put a few decorations up before we headed up the pass.

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08-23-14, 09:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,289
Posted By westyat7000

Well it is a bit maddening to try to watch, but I...

Well it is a bit maddening to try to watch, but I have still been enjoying it. I guess maybe because it is in my neck of the woods.
I was up on Monarch Pass on Wednesday and it was truly a privilege...
Replies: 8
Views: 3,324
Posted By westyat7000

A coulple of follow up questions regarding...

A coulple of follow up questions regarding condition issues and value.

The frame has some isolated rust where the chain stays meet the bottom bracket, and also where the rear brake caliper mounts,...
Replies: 8
Views: 3,324
Posted By westyat7000

Thanks for the replies, this forum is truly a...

Thanks for the replies, this forum is truly a great resource.
Replies: 8
Views: 3,324
Posted By westyat7000

Peugeot Identification, Mid 80s PX-10, Real or?

I picked this up several weeks ago and have been trying to nail down exactly what it is ever since.

The label on the non drive side chain stay is marked "PX10SH56". I am a skeptic, and believe...
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By westyat7000

Thanks bikemig, this bike had been built into a...

Thanks bikemig, this bike had been built into a bit of a commuter by the PO. I've removed the pedals and they are up on the parts shelf waiting.
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By westyat7000

Thanks for the reply bargainguy. There is a...

Thanks for the reply bargainguy.

There is a 853 sticker on the bike, in addition since I first posted this inquiry, I've figured out the frame has definitaly been repainted. The marking "Lizart"...
04-20-14, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7,104
Views: 833,481
Posted By westyat7000

Great photo, Glass House Mountains off in the...

Great photo, Glass House Mountains off in the distance. I spent a few years in Brisabane living and working in Enoggera. Good times. Where was this photo taken?
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By westyat7000

Help with iding a Lemond, I think I'm close.

Hello all,
I'm trying to figure out what year and model this Lemond is, and I think I may be close. From the searching that I have done, it looks like a 97 Reno, with one slight difference. When I...
04-19-13, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By westyat7000

Thank you for the help.

Thank you for the help.
04-18-13, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By westyat7000

High flange hub out of true, Big deal?

Hello,

I have an older set of Zeus high flange hubs that have a flange that is out of true. It's the rear hub, drive side. Judging from the marks on the flange, I'm guessing that at some point a...
03-22-13, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,266
Posted By westyat7000

Thanks for all the replies, very helpful. Jeremy

Thanks for all the replies, very helpful.
Jeremy
03-21-13, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,266
Posted By westyat7000

Tool ID help please,

Hello Friends,
This tool came to me as part of a lot of tools, and I have no idea what it is for. It is marked Acier Forge, VAR, Made in France.
Anyone?
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03-20-13, 09:30 AM
Replies: 803
Views: 57,365
Posted By westyat7000

Elk and Bok Choy stir fry last night. Simple, but...

Elk and Bok Choy stir fry last night. Simple, but delicious.


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03-20-13, 09:27 AM
Replies: 803
Views: 57,365
Posted By westyat7000

I think that is an understatement.

I think that is an understatement.
03-11-13, 01:50 PM
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Views: 57,365
Posted By westyat7000

non-fixie that looks delicious, I'm going to have...

non-fixie that looks delicious, I'm going to have to put it on the menu at some point.
In 2011 my wife and I booked two nights in Leiden at the end of our trip to The Netherlands. Unknown to us in...
03-11-13, 09:58 AM
Replies: 803
Views: 57,365
Posted By westyat7000

I'm a little late on the pizza subject, but here...

I'm a little late on the pizza subject, but here is my attempt.
Pesto, roasted garlic, tomatos, goat cheese and arugala. I've never put arugala on a pizza, but it was pretty good.

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03-05-13, 04:14 PM
Replies: 803
Views: 57,365
Posted By westyat7000

That is outstanding. Way to be conected to the...

That is outstanding. Way to be conected to the food that you are eating.
And that sandwich looks really yummy.
03-02-13, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,237
Posted By westyat7000

Monarch is just up the road, 20 minutes.

Monarch is just up the road, 20 minutes.
03-02-13, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,237
Posted By westyat7000

Although it's a bit farther out, Salida is a...

Although it's a bit farther out, Salida is a great town.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salida,_Colorado
http://www.skimonarch.com/ is just up the road.
Good road riding and outstanding MTB.
Real...
02-21-13, 01:32 PM
Replies: 803
Views: 57,365
Posted By westyat7000

This is very close to being the best thead on BF....

This is very close to being the best thead on BF. I love exploring food, many thanks to all of the contributors to the thread.

After clicking on the Spatzle link yesterday, I was inspired to dust...
Replies: 10
Views: 2,810
Posted By westyat7000

Thanks for all the replies, they have been very...

Thanks for all the replies, they have been very helpful. I had no real expectations of the value of this bike, but I figured the value had been comprimised by the previous owners alterations. I guess...
Replies: 10
Views: 2,810
Posted By westyat7000

1996 Trek 520

Hello,
I'm looking for some help finding the value of this Trek 520. I aquired it as part of a group of bikes that I bought last year, and it's just too small for me.
As you can see, the bike has...
02-15-13, 02:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,484
Posted By westyat7000

May of 1973 Sunset Orange Continental built into...

May of 1973 Sunset Orange Continental built into something more comfortable for an old guy.

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10-05-12, 07:37 AM
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Views: 57,365
Posted By westyat7000

Flew into Chicaco Midway just in time for lunch...

Flew into Chicaco Midway just in time for lunch Thursday. Dim Sum at MingHin, corner of Cermack and S. Archer.
Siu Mai
Stuffed Bean Curd
Braised Pork Belly With Lotus Root
Shrimp Dumpling
...
09-12-12, 02:40 PM
Replies: 803
Views: 57,365
Posted By westyat7000

Bahn Mi Vietnamese sandwich. I cant believe a...

Bahn Mi Vietnamese sandwich.
I cant believe a sandwich could be this good, especially a three dollar sandwich.
My favorite eating neighborhood in Denver is right around the intersection of Federal...
08-27-12, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 713
Posted By westyat7000

175 22, 32, 44 Works great for me. Almost...

175
22, 32, 44 Works great for me.
Almost never use 22. Use 44 while rolling down hill/down wind. Most of the time, 32 is all I need.
08-26-12, 06:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,275
Posted By westyat7000

I cleaned up some dirty white hoods with an old...

I cleaned up some dirty white hoods with an old tooth brush and some 409. It cleaned them nicely, but made the hoods a little tacky. I dusted them with a bit of baby powder and they were good after...
Forum: Touring
07-26-12, 07:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,321
Posted By westyat7000

Let me start by saying that I've never climbed...

Let me start by saying that I've never climbed while touring, but I have climbed several of the Colorado 14ers.

The Sawatch Range has 15 14ers in it. Mount of the Holy Cross in the north, to...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,456
Posted By westyat7000

Thanks for your help auchen, that gives me a...

Thanks for your help auchen, that gives me a place to start. I'll probably start a little lower to try and generate some interest.

As far as taking two years to decied to sell it, I think it was...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,456
Posted By westyat7000

1980 Nishiki International

Hello,
I purchased this bike at a yard sale a couple of years ago. It's too big for me, but I really fell in love with it, so I bought it anyway.
Now, after two years, I'm really realising that it...
06-29-12, 03:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,557
Posted By westyat7000

LBS has been running an ad that says "Your not...

LBS has been running an ad that says "Your not stuck in traffic, you are traffic"
Forum: Great Lakes
06-08-12, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By westyat7000

Thanks for the heads up Nickel. I'll check it...

Thanks for the heads up Nickel. I'll check it out.
Looking forward to the trip.
Forum: Great Lakes
05-29-12, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By westyat7000

Trip to the Midwest, Decorah, IA and Levis Mound, WI MTB rides

Hello,

I'll be traveling to Wisconsin in a few weeks for a function, and plan on coming out a few days early to do a little bit of riding. I've been doing a bit of research on where to ride, and...
Forum: Touring
05-22-12, 08:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,501
Posted By westyat7000

An early 70's Hercules that I made into yard art....

An early 70's Hercules that I made into yard art. My neighbors love it.
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05-20-12, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4,411
Views: 322,476
Posted By westyat7000

Today I rode the Colorado Trail with my wife who...

Today I rode the Colorado Trail with my wife who is brand new to mountain biking. Although she has been a lifelong bicycle rider, this was only her fourth MTB ride, and we are still married! Great...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-08-12, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,120
Posted By westyat7000

Andy, Thanks for the reply. The cause of the...

Andy,
Thanks for the reply. The cause of the dent was a clamp on kickstand that the previous owner had installed. What a shame, the rest of the frame is in beautiful condition. Oh well, not too much...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-07-12, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,120
Posted By westyat7000

Seeking opinions about a chainstay dent. Serious?

Hello,

I have a frame and fork that I was thinking about putting on the market, but upon inspection I found a small dent in the non-drive side chainstay.
The bike is a Niner Sir 9, Reynolds 853...
Replies: 3
Views: 2,009
Posted By westyat7000

Thanks, I searched and found the forum that you...

Thanks, I searched and found the forum that you mentioned, and the information that I was looking for.
Thanks again for your help.
Replies: 3
Views: 2,009
Posted By westyat7000

I've done some searching around the internet, and...

I've done some searching around the internet, and have not been able to come up with much. I did find where people were asking as little as $150, but no photos so I couldn't compare the condition. I...
Replies: 3
Views: 2,009
Posted By westyat7000

1955/55 Schwinn Starlet.

My Aunt is the original owner of this Schwinn Starlet that my Grandparents bought for her in 1954 or 1955. The grips have been replaced, the horn is not working, and the paint has some scrapes and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-07-12, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By westyat7000

Thanks for the replies. The bike certainly...

Thanks for the replies.
The bike certainly seems to have been modified. I'm not sure if there are any other Twenty fixies out there. Fixed really isn't my cup of tea, it has a flip flop hub...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-06-12, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By westyat7000

Raliegh ID help please.

Hello, I picked this up today with some other bicycles and I was wondering if anyone could help ID it. It is badged Raleigh, but I was wondering more about the model, and age of the bike.
I was...
02-29-12, 09:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,649
Posted By westyat7000

X2 on the responses so far. I did want to...

X2 on the responses so far.
I did want to reinforce a couple of points made so far.
I dirve the 285/Kenosha Pass route several times a month, more often than not the wind is blowing fairly hard...
02-25-12, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14,235
Views: 3,149,792
Posted By westyat7000

The photo is of the bike sitting in my friends...

The photo is of the bike sitting in my friends yard, the rear wheel, (wooden) is tacoed and appears to be half burried, but is not.
Ours is a landfill, where waste is burried. You take your trash...
02-19-12, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14,235
Views: 3,149,792
Posted By westyat7000

[QUOTE=Bianchigirll;13871271]SO this is an 1911...

[QUOTE=Bianchigirll;13871271]SO this is an 1911 Ivers Johnson?

Not 100% on the year. That is just a guestimate based on some searching that he did.
From some quick searching I just did, it...
02-18-12, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14,235
Views: 3,149,792
Posted By westyat7000

1911ish Ivers Johnson

1911ish Ivers Johnson
02-18-12, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14,235
Views: 3,149,792
Posted By westyat7000

if you say so

if you say so
02-18-12, 09:56 AM
Replies: 14,235
Views: 3,149,792
Posted By westyat7000

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