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08-08-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,810
Posted By Tomm Willians

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07-29-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Tomm Willians

Looks like just what I wanted, thanks !

Looks like just what I wanted, thanks !
07-29-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Tomm Willians

Vintage handlebar bottle cage ?

I have a nice Mondia Special that Iím intending on ( eventually) taking to an Eroica event. The frame was never drilled for bottle cages so Iím hoping to find some sort of handlebar mounted cage....
07-27-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By Tomm Willians

Will this work for Eroica ?

The gf is looking for an Eroica appropriate bike and is wondering about this ?...
07-21-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By Tomm Willians

Vintage Mondia!

The gf found this on CL in the San Francisco Bay Area last week so we brought it home. It came exactly as shown except we traded black bar tape for the red that was on it. Previous owner did a fine...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,746
Posted By Tomm Willians

And thatís how you spank that monkey and put it...

And thatís how you spank that monkey and put it to bed !
07-16-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By Tomm Willians

Got ďGrapezillaĒ back from Tandem Outfitters !!

Jason at Tandem Outfitters did a fantastic job on our Santana Sovereign and we took it out today for its first journey since we dropped it off to him. Carbon handlebars, rear shock stem, Spinergy...
07-09-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 134,398
Posted By Tomm Willians

1980(?) Tommaso with Campy SR 12 ...

1980(?) Tommaso with Campy SR 12
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,720
Posted By Tomm Willians

It also cannot be understated that you make...

It also cannot be understated that you make yourself as visible as possible even during daylight hours. Yellow helmet and vest, lights front and rear, anything you can think of. Give the cars a...
07-02-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By Tomm Willians

Barry the gf is going to run support for me on my...

Barry the gf is going to run support for me on my own solo century that I hope to attempt in September should the weather be cool enough. We are using a 50 mile loop x2 in the Sierraville area just...
07-02-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By Tomm Willians

I bought it from the second owner who said itís...

I bought it from the second owner who said itís original
07-02-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By Tomm Willians

Tommaso complete !

Finally finished making some changes to my Tommaso ! It now has a complete vintage Campy Super Record 12 groupset, Brooks B17, matching bag, tape and hoods. Would anyone happen to know what model it...
06-29-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,320
Posted By Tomm Willians

I just donít understand needing that much...

I just donít understand needing that much attention.
06-20-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By Tomm Willians

3 are missing from the pic 🤣🤣 the gf is actually...

3 are missing from the pic 🤣🤣 the gf is actually worse about this than I am. However we ride between 3-5 days a week so they are put to good use.
06-20-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By Tomm Willians

Putting together the Bat Cave 🚴

The gf and I just closed escrow on a new home and one of the first things we took care of was the stable of cycles. This home has an enormous ground level basement area that could probably be turned...
06-19-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,659
Posted By Tomm Willians

N+1 but do you have a favorite?

The gf and I own 13 bikes between us. 6 each on various road and gravel bikes and one Santana tandem that is a blast but we agree we have one favorite. Hers is a late 90ís Colnago Mapei in stunning...
06-12-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By Tomm Willians

Iím sorry but I canít do that as the owner...

Iím sorry but I canít do that as the owner acknowledged his responsibility and said he would make it right. I feel itís only right to give him the chance to do exactly that before I consider exposing...
06-07-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By Tomm Willians

Thanks all ! Found a pair in excellent condition...

Thanks all ! Found a pair in excellent condition with hoods for a price I can live with.
05-30-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By Tomm Willians

Finally joined the Tandem group !

The gf and I consider ourselves to be fairly serious cyclistís or at least we put in a lot of effort building on speed and miles. We both own a few very nice road bikes and enjoy getting out as much...
05-25-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By Tomm Willians

Close guess, Penn Valley and no I donít ride this...

Close guess, Penn Valley and no I donít ride this hill infested area much, I prefer the flats around Sac, Clarksburg, Meridian..... did 42 on the American River Trail this morning. The Ridley is a...
05-24-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By Tomm Willians

Hello fellow ďseasonedĒ riders !

Not posting for any particular reason other than to say hello to my fellow retired (or close to) riders. A few pics of my stable which isnít too bad but the gf has an even more impressive collection...
05-21-20, 11:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,892
Posted By Tomm Willians

Took it on a 32 mile ride tonight in Sacramento,...

Took it on a 32 mile ride tonight in Sacramento, she loves it ! Not as fast as her Pinarello Prince but shifts like a Mercedes. And yes it has clipless pedals, the flats were just for the initial...
05-21-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,892
Posted By Tomm Willians

One sister who prefers snowboarding, every family...

One sister who prefers snowboarding, every family has one that goes wrong 🤣
05-21-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,892
Posted By Tomm Willians

I just read that to her and sheís on the floor 🤣

I just read that to her and sheís on the floor 🤣
05-21-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,892
Posted By Tomm Willians

This particular Dura Ace group is some sort of...

This particular Dura Ace group is some sort of stupid expensive 25th anniversary edition.
05-21-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,892
Posted By Tomm Willians

The gfís latest acquisition 😎

I canít keep up with her in the N+1 competition. She received this 1997 Colnago Dream Plus Mapei from Fed Ex last night. It was packed so carefully it could have withstood anything. Today we take it...
05-18-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,355
Posted By Tomm Willians

The gf has gone crazy of late and bought a...

The gf has gone crazy of late and bought a Pinarello Prince of Spain and THREE Colnagos. She works hard for a living so can spend her money as she sees fit but DAMN😳
She does ride them so canít be...
05-13-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,011
Posted By Tomm Willians

Breaking in your seat or breaking in your rear ?

As Iíve become more committed to cycling I find my choice of saddle to be changing (evolving?) I originally preferred saddles with substantial padding but keep moving towards a firmer seat.
On my...
05-07-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,215
Posted By Tomm Willians

I donít know......maybe I just enjoy the view...

I donít know......maybe I just enjoy the view from behind so much Iím choosing to fallback 🤣🤣🤣🤣. I have to give her credit as she is a beast and highly competitive. She is a member of a very small...
05-05-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,215
Posted By Tomm Willians

Once I got used to optimizing my pedal strokes it...

Once I got used to optimizing my pedal strokes it did for me too. At first it was kind of a struggle absorbing the nuances.
05-04-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,215
Posted By Tomm Willians

I hate my gf.... just kidding.....maybe not

Iíve been steadily working on my cycling conditioning for over a year and own a couple of pretty nice bikes, Iím no stranger to physical activities or sports but this is really torquing my shorts.
I...
04-29-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,355
Posted By Tomm Willians

Update to my own thread..... Since starting...

Update to my own thread.....

Since starting this I did find a nice Orbea Orca but whatís even better is the gf lusted after an Orca of her own and then turned right around and snagged a Ridley...
04-25-20, 12:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By Tomm Willians

New Orbea day, how did I do?

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Just acquired this Orca a couple days ago and took it...
04-02-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By Tomm Willians

Just received an email from Cannondale stating...

Just received an email from Cannondale stating there was a production error with the serial number but it is a 2010 Carbon Synapse 6.
Forum: Triathlon
03-30-20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,510
Posted By Tomm Willians

Hi Dan Ive never been a ďseriousĒ cyclist....

Hi Dan

Ive never been a ďseriousĒ cyclist. Of course Iíve ridden most my life but only in a very casual- short distance manner with zero competition experience. Iíve worked my way up to 30 miles...
03-23-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 8,536
Posted By Tomm Willians

I live in a rural area close to Sacramento where...

I live in a rural area close to Sacramento where I can find miles and miles of secluded roads traveling along rivers and orchards. I have not let this situation change my riding habits at all.
03-17-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 905
Posted By Tomm Willians

Very helpful! Thank you !

Very helpful! Thank you !
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