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11-28-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By tmnguuyen

I specialize in beaters. I have a nice beater...

I specialize in beaters. I have a nice beater collection - OXYMORON yes?
11-25-22, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 270
Posted By tmnguuyen

Interesting take on the saddle. I have 3 other...

Interesting take on the saddle. I have 3 other Ideale(s) with the shinny nose, and the el cheapo notion never occurred to me on this odd one. May be i'm just a low rent district guy.... The leather...
11-23-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 72,772
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Posted By tmnguuyen

But but, between the Shogun and the Schwinn super...

But but, between the Shogun and the Schwinn super sport which would be better choice for the non existence storage space that i have. I should learn how to bake pies.

Thanks
11-16-22, 12:26 PM
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Posted By tmnguuyen

Sold but not to me, seller forgot to delete the...

Sold but not to me, seller forgot to delete the add. BF assessments are spot on as usual. Thanks for playing
11-15-22, 06:25 PM
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Posted By tmnguuyen

Thanks for the additional encouragement, it may...

Thanks for the additional encouragement, it may be worth a 200 miles round trip then.
11-15-22, 05:39 PM
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Posted By tmnguuyen

i'm working on fixing that....

i'm working on fixing that....
11-04-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,003
Posted By tmnguuyen

I also took advantage of the senior early bird...

I also took advantage of the senior early bird special. Signed up for Nova on Saturday and signed the wife up for the Light House ride on Sunday. We'll be on our Tandem bike for the Light House...
11-03-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 78,512
Posted By tmnguuyen

Almost that time of the month... Who is coming on...

Almost that time of the month... Who is coming on Sunday? Need real time critiques for my new to me Shogun.

https://i.imgur.com/WCPB1Iv.jpg
Check out the head badge - Looking for a Samurai helmet...
11-02-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,003
Posted By tmnguuyen

very resourceful, let the guess the code game...

very resourceful, let the guess the code game begin,
how about early bird?.??
11-01-22, 11:48 AM
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Posted By tmnguuyen

I'm not snarling at anybody on the forum. Just...

I'm not snarling at anybody on the forum. Just trying to be funny an comment on the lister preemptive action - My thought exactly why not just not respond.... Sorry to get the gang all riled up.
11-01-22, 09:59 AM
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Posted By tmnguuyen

Wonít respond to condescending wankers - look in...

Wonít respond to condescending wankers - look in the mirror buddy.....
10-29-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,003
Posted By tmnguuyen

You can also stick it to the man by riding your...

You can also stick it to the man by riding your pre 1987 in the Nova and your plastic bike in the vintage event.
10-28-22, 11:01 AM
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Posted By tmnguuyen

Don't tempt me please....

Don't tempt me please....
10-27-22, 09:38 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 37,897
Posted By tmnguuyen

Brad, wish you a speedy recovery. I guess...

Brad, wish you a speedy recovery. I guess September will give you more time to heal and train. Hope to see you in September.
10-27-22, 09:35 AM
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Posted By tmnguuyen

Stand included - Nice package deal only it was my...

Stand included - Nice package deal only it was my size
10-26-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,003
Posted By tmnguuyen

I'm contemplating my plan. Nova on Saturday and...

I'm contemplating my plan. Nova on Saturday and party ride to the light house on the tandem with my wife or doing the 97 on Sunday on my under construction Shogun touring bike or if things work out...
10-25-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5,403
Views: 569,681
Posted By tmnguuyen

Here is an Ideale clamp for your consideration. ...

Here is an Ideale clamp for your consideration.

Thanks
https://i.imgur.com/krsnRRY.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/fwSywFr.jpg
10-23-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 37,897
Posted By tmnguuyen

Chains stuck between the rings may be because...

Chains stuck between the rings may be because the chain is too narrow but I'm no expert. Just want to welcome you to the forum. Like you, I had a lot of questions about what bike I 'need' for the...
10-20-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,764
Posted By tmnguuyen

[QUOTE=chune;22685971]Did you make the cut? ...

[QUOTE=chune;22685971]Did you make the cut?


Did you? Of all people, I thought i would make the cut but no such luck. I checked various postings and have been disappointed time and time again...
10-04-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,764
Posted By tmnguuyen

The two Germans i met the day before their heroic...

The two Germans i met the day before their heroic ride (209km) were working on their Miyatas with shimano 105 long cage. They had flat pedals with SPD on. I was struggling with my toe clips in...
10-04-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,764
Posted By tmnguuyen

Thanks Matthias,!it is a chance of a life time...

Thanks Matthias,!it is a chance of a life time for me. 25th anniversary of LíEroica, weather cooperated last minute and met a few nice folks along the way,
10-04-22, 12:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,764
Posted By tmnguuyen

It is Sugino with a 165mm arm length, 50/34T, The...

It is Sugino with a 165mm arm length, 50/34T, The mechs are Suntour BL with first generation Shimano cassette, 32T largest cog. Never had to walk with this set up on the 106 Km route. My ride was...
10-03-22, 11:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,764
Posted By tmnguuyen

Iím more about people and experience, so not much...

Iím more about people and experience, so not much pix of bikes but I have to say the experience was excellent and all the riders were great. Iíll post a few photos when I get to my PC. Meanwhile the...
09-30-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,764
Posted By tmnguuyen

Only parking is an issue. If you can do street...

Only parking is an issue. If you can do street parking on SP408 and hike in you can get your package and swag bag. We made it in and are ready for the festivity. Here is my bike making its journey...
09-09-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2,924
Views: 793,374
Posted By tmnguuyen

Sekai GT 2500

Life in the ghetto (before)

https://i.imgur.com/VOiVyhc.jpg

Life at the beach (HB and Tuscany in Oct)

https://i.imgur.com/lYQAInz.jpg
09-08-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,345
Posted By tmnguuyen

Yup, i was pretty happy for while. The bike...

Yup, i was pretty happy for while. The bike looks exactly like a page in it catalog....
09-08-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 504
Posted By tmnguuyen

Man that's a bucket list ride. I wish i can do...

Man that's a bucket list ride. I wish i can do it again. I did it last where no one was around. It was very nice.
09-08-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,345
Posted By tmnguuyen

Here is mine. I was enjoying it until i found it...

Here is mine. I was enjoying it until i found it is a POS with a cracked chain stay.
https://i.imgur.com/t53hsMF.jpg
09-02-22, 04:11 PM
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Posted By tmnguuyen

"I have purchased 2 bikes with the intention of...

"I have purchased 2 bikes with the intention of using them as donors, neither got stripped"
I know what you mean, i got the Santana that was too big for me and wifey thinking i'll strip it for...
08-30-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By tmnguuyen

I like the way it looks too. Here it is naked....

I like the way it looks too. Here it is naked. Google didn't come up with a search for this. Must not be that common.

https://i.imgur.com/cCe95jH.jpg
08-30-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8,370
Views: 2,696,892
Posted By tmnguuyen

GT Zaskar currently going through drop bar...

GT Zaskar currently going through drop bar conversion

https://i.imgur.com/tWpwgKW.jpg
08-30-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By tmnguuyen

Weight Weenies - do not click

But if you did, check out that seat post pinch bolt. Do you who where was it used,. Kinda cool, i think i'll use it on the Raleigh International i'm going to build.

Thanks
...
08-27-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,760
Posted By tmnguuyen

tools https://i.imgur.com/UAa28mG.jpg cool...

tools
https://i.imgur.com/UAa28mG.jpg
cool stem
https://i.imgur.com/5CKI0p4.jpg
Parts to build up the Raleigh International
https://i.imgur.com/jhyHdTG.jpg

Are those TA Specialties derirable?...
08-25-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 639
Posted By tmnguuyen

This is an excellent idea. Local exchange is the...

This is an excellent idea. Local exchange is the only cost effective way unless it is something uber rare.
08-13-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,553
Posted By tmnguuyen

I had a similar thing with REI. I need a single...

I had a similar thing with REI. I need a single spoke to fix my bike. They let me waited for 10 - 15 mins to runaround to find out what to do. Gave me these excuses:
We need to keep for our...
08-11-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By tmnguuyen

Yes GT is an American brand. Started out as BMX...

Yes GT is an American brand. Started out as BMX bike evolved into MB bike. GT Zaskar is made in the US the rest are made in Taiwan i believe. The Zaskar is made famous by Hans Rey
...
08-11-22, 03:28 PM
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Views: 11,819,908
Posted By tmnguuyen

terrible ad for a $1400 list price

terrible ad for a $1400 list price
08-10-22, 12:23 PM
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Posted By tmnguuyen

I've been gazing at that one, not my size but i...

I've been gazing at that one, not my size but i can use the parts on it. Not sure how to conceal it from the stoker :roflmao2:
08-09-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8,370
Views: 2,696,892
Posted By tmnguuyen

Univega Carbonlite

Bought this one new in early 90's for $1200.00. This one is a keeper for me. My son used it in Eugene while going to grad school at UO. I borrowed it to explore Oregon when i visited him....
08-07-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 78,512
Posted By tmnguuyen

triple digits temp ride in Pasadena

Not much socializing on my part, missed the treats at the end, my companion couldn't hack the heat....

https://i.imgur.com/s2TEgZu.jpg?1
https://i.imgur.com/Ev4cOiT.jpg?1

Couple photos of...
08-07-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 78,512
Posted By tmnguuyen

Are you going to Gaiole in October? I met one...

Are you going to Gaiole in October? I met one gentlemen who lives in Laguna Beach that is going too. May be the southern ca contingent should coordinate a few practice training rides and swap info...
08-06-22, 11:20 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 78,512
Posted By tmnguuyen

Hope you feel better soon, one of the young guys...

Hope you feel better soon, one of the young guys i tried to rope in doing this ride came down with covid ealier this week. So, he is out too. We'll just take it easy tomorrow and drink plenty of...
07-28-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 78,512
Posted By tmnguuyen

Ride on 8/7/2022

I'm planning on coming on Sunday for my first Rose Bowl vintage ride. Who else is planning on coming? Hope to see a few people I encountered during Eroica CC in April.

Hope there will be a...
06-25-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 356
Posted By tmnguuyen

That's what i call passion.....

That's what i call passion.....
06-25-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 356
Posted By tmnguuyen

Miyata Team - Needs work, advise welcome.

Hello BF CV guys and gals,

I just picked up this 1981 Miyata Team in my size (51cm) The frame is decent with scratches but no rust. It is fairly complete. Please see photos. 3 things are are...
06-25-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 6,650
Posted By tmnguuyen

https://i.imgur.com/1HAt0yu.jpg?1 ...

https://i.imgur.com/1HAt0yu.jpg?1
https://i.imgur.com/j0IJotB.jpg?1
Forth Bridge - Scotland
06-25-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,466
Posted By tmnguuyen

https://i.imgur.com/fgW1KHQ.jpg?1 Long Beach...

https://i.imgur.com/fgW1KHQ.jpg?1

Long Beach CA - Queen Mary
05-08-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 72,772
Views: 11,819,908
Posted By tmnguuyen

Here you go ...

Here you go

https://offerup.com/item/detail/1398701317?q=allez

Can you tell me why this allez is desirable?

Thanks
05-04-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 37,897
Posted By tmnguuyen

The Touroica II saga is pretty good. Only Thor...

The Touroica II saga is pretty good. Only Thor with god legs can disintegrate a freehub multiple times (omit the poor workmanship part to make the story better :cheers:)
05-04-22, 03:54 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 37,897
Posted By tmnguuyen

I had no issues with my hydraulic disc when we...

I had no issues with my hydraulic disc when we did a self guided tour last year. I went down that way faster on the modern gravel than my Nishiki this year. What a beast RANdomtamdem. Was great...
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