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09-16-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 912
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 ".
09-13-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
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,...
08-16-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2,383
Views: 756,976
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: 1,932
Posted By Manny66

1970's Windsor Profesionals. ...

1970's Windsor Profesionals.

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08-02-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 40,738
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: 40,738
Posted By Manny66

And another batch of shots. ...

And another batch of shots.

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08-01-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 922
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..
07-28-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,225
Posted By Manny66

Back Jersey pockets have always worked well,...

Back Jersey pockets have always worked well, Thats why they were invented.
07-21-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,118
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, 11:55 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,118
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...
07-05-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 40,738
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.
07-03-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,286
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...
06-24-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By Manny66

Back in 1985 Denti was co sponsor of a...

Back in 1985 Denti was co sponsor of a Professional cycling team out of Mexico ,I saw them race once and I remember them because one of the riders was non other than Raul Alcala whom you probably...
06-16-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 16,086
Views: 1,669,962
Posted By Manny66

Basso SL with Dura Ace and Ultegra parts. Took a...

Basso SL with Dura Ace and Ultegra parts. Took a 30 mile ride out to Seal Beach after work. Great weather and there were a few riders on the bike trail....
05-24-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By Manny66

Cinelli / Windsor side by side photos

Heres a few shots I took of a Cinelli and a Windsor (mine) at one of the Rose Bowl Vintage rides last summer. Both bikes were at different stages of age and use so the photos are mainly for...
05-02-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 482
Posted By Manny66

I made this video a few weeks ago, It might help...

I made this video a few weeks ago, It might help you out if you have a dity seat tube.

https://youtu.be/-bsX3az6l20
04-01-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By Manny66

All the Public Parks are closed, The Rose Bowl...

All the Public Parks are closed, The Rose Bowl would be hard to close off. Either way Im foregoing the Rose Bowl ride this weekend and riding towards Seal beach.
03-24-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 628
Posted By Manny66

Your biggest concern is getting a rear hub to...

Your biggest concern is getting a rear hub to match your freewheel/rear deraileur choice. Its either a Campagnolo or Shimano,They are not interchangeable so if your wheel hubs are already set up for...
03-13-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 15,310
Posted By Manny66

https://mailchi.mp/7f2861409a87/nova-eroica-and-er...

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Nova Eroica and Eroica California are postponed

It is with great regret that we must announce the...
03-10-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 15,310
Posted By Manny66

FYI, I read several detailed and lengthy Medical...

FYI, I read several detailed and lengthy Medical Reports concerning the Covid -19, and That is the reason why Im not too concerned about the entire matter.
And I could really care less about...
03-10-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 15,310
Posted By Manny66

I work Heavy Construction, EVERY day I go to work...

I work Heavy Construction, EVERY day I go to work theres a good chance I will be seriously injured, maimed for life or possibly killed. Thats My reality. The Corona virus or any other virus will not...
03-09-20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 15,310
Posted By Manny66

Im still going. Ive drunk enough Coronas in my...

Im still going. Ive drunk enough Coronas in my time that Im sure I already built up a serious tolerance to it.

Seriously though, Im still going. I understand the paranoia by some, but the fatality...
03-06-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 25,015
Posted By Manny66

Im more afraid of the Rain than the corona virus.

Im more afraid of the Rain than the corona virus.
03-03-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 837
Posted By Manny66

A USPS Flat Rate box that would fit those pedals...

A USPS Flat Rate box that would fit those pedals runs about $7.60 each way, still not a bad $ involved if you dont have the tools or grease or the patience do deal with tiny little metal balls.
...
03-02-20, 12:14 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 40,738
Posted By Manny66

There were 8 riders today, it was chilly but no...

There were 8 riders today, it was chilly but no rain during the ride. We made a couple of wrong turns during the ride but we all managed to get back to the Rose Bowl without issue.

Hope You and...
02-29-20, 12:50 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,600
Posted By Manny66

You can get some Christophe XLarge Toe Clips on...

You can get some Christophe XLarge Toe Clips on Ebay for under $20.
02-23-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,322
Posted By Manny66

Organizing a huge Bike Event is alot more then...

Organizing a huge Bike Event is alot more then just water and bananas being handed out.

Insurance cost, Cost of hiring Police Personnel to marshall the roads, and City Permit Expenses for all the...
02-23-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,600
Posted By Manny66

Put in a few miles today. Need to step up my game...

Put in a few miles today. Need to step up my game though, L'Eroica has some tough hills. Trying to talk my buddy "El Gato Negro" to do L'Eroica, hes got some really cool old bikes and has been riding...
02-23-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 25,015
Posted By Manny66

A little bit of advice on shoes/boots. Get a good...

A little bit of advice on shoes/boots. Get a good sized glob of Vaseline and rub it into the inside of your shoes( dont be shy with the vaseline). Work it into the inside shoe and cover the entire...
02-20-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,600
Posted By Manny66

Ive done that exact ride a few times. If you go...

Ive done that exact ride a few times. If you go up the Coyote trail for a bit you can cover those last few miles needed for the Century.
02-08-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 114,001
Posted By Manny66

Finally got the Mondia together and ready to...

Finally got the Mondia together and ready to roll. I tried the Wolftooth derailleur extender to fit a 32 freewheel, but I dont like the look so off it...
02-03-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 25,834
Posted By Manny66

Did somebody say RED Bikes ?? ...

Did somebody say RED Bikes ??

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01-26-20, 01:54 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,600
Posted By Manny66

Well fellas, this moning it was 47 degress...

Well fellas, this moning it was 47 degress (yikes!) and it eventually got up to 75 degrees here in the L.A. are,,so I got in almost 50 miles today.

So Cal living does have a few good perks!...
01-14-20, 12:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By Manny66

clean it til you get bare metal, JB Weld and your...

clean it til you get bare metal, JB Weld and your done.
01-12-20, 12:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,816
Posted By Manny66

Those 2 should get a Medal. The Theives were...

Those 2 should get a Medal.

The Theives were NOT Lured and they were not "assualted" and they are Definietly Not Victims ,,Justice was served.
01-11-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 11,528
Posted By Manny66

All I know is that if you come onto My Property...

All I know is that if you come onto My Property and try to remove My personal Property from My Yard simply because you want it, You are 100% guaranteed going to end up with a baseball bat shampoo.
...
01-09-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,123
Posted By Manny66

Riders had been using clips and straps for almost...

Riders had been using clips and straps for almost 100 years without any major issue. Like everything , there is a learning curve that once you get over it its all a non issue. I rode with straps for...
01-05-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 40,738
Posted By Manny66

And a few More .. ...

And a few More ..

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01-05-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 40,738
Posted By Manny66

Heres a few "Action Shots" of the group leaving...

Heres a few "Action Shots" of the group leaving the Bean Town Cafe.
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12-24-19, 12:13 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,930
Posted By Manny66

I dont see the harm,, the BB is clearly marked...

I dont see the harm,, the BB is clearly marked and the O.P. stated he built it for himself and doesnt have any intention of selling it to fraud someone. People need to lighten up a little bit.
...
12-23-19, 11:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By Manny66

Im doing Both rides myself. Figured since I...

Im doing Both rides myself.

Figured since I was going to be in Cambria for the weekend, might as well take advantage of the cool situation and get some good riding in. Im doing the L'Eroica ride...
12-23-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By Manny66

Besides the paint color , I dont see a complete...

Besides the paint color , I dont see a complete "robbery" of Cinelli being made. The curved rear seat stays and a steel frame are not a complete rippoff of a Cinelli Laser .If the baike would have...
12-08-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,523
Posted By Manny66

I bought the Tesh as well as the Yanni CD's back...

I bought the Tesh as well as the Yanni CD's back in the late 80's,still have them somewhere.
12-05-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,187
Posted By Manny66

After about 25 years of looking at all the fun...

After about 25 years of looking at all the fun going on over in Iowa,l I was planning on doing my first RAGBRAI this year.
Still on my calander and still going regardless of any of this nonsense.
11-18-19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,472
Posted By Manny66

Well since your bringing it up, Heres a freshly...

Well since your bringing it up, Heres a freshly chromed Automoto frame. Just got it back last week. The head tube is going to be painted to show the Clover lugs....
11-11-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 752
Posted By Manny66

You guys had your own Platoon of guys carrying...

You guys had your own Platoon of guys carrying Radios!
11-11-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,593
Posted By Manny66

Every Marine knows what this type of...

Every Marine knows what this type of accommodation is, This is 1986 , Futenma Marine Corps Air Station, Okinawa Japan.
That's my OLMO with full Campy parked outside of my rack area. I might have...
11-11-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,593
Posted By Manny66

Back in 1987 ,Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, Barracks life....

Back in 1987 ,Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, Barracks life. Showing off my newly built Schwinn Prologue .
...
11-04-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 40,738
Posted By Manny66

And a few more in case I missed somebody...

And a few more in case I missed somebody...
11-03-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 40,738
Posted By Manny66

And a few more "Action Shots". ...

And a few more "Action Shots".

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