Rider:
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Location:
Dayton, Nevada
Club Affiliation: Amici Veloci
Member Since: May 2005 5 Year Distance Chart
2021 Miles Traveled: 0
2021 Rank: currently unranked
Lifetime Odometer: 63,727 miles
Rider Comments:
Your first bike was a single speed? Was it one of those with the really big wheel in front and the little wheel in back. It may be out in front of the Rest Stop.

posted by jgrady on 3/16/2007
History:

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Lots, I'm old! And, praise God, getting older. 
Bicycles
click to enlarge 2006 Bianchi San Jose
Single Speed Road bike
Description:  This bike is more fun than I could have dreamed. I'm riding it more & farther than I ever thought I would. The longest ride so far is 100 miles. I am so glad I have it. It is such fun, back to basics. My first bike was a single speed when that was all there was in the neighborhood.
Serial H6J8055 Converted to fixed on 12/06/2010 changed back to freewheel 12/29/2010


Lifetime Odometer: 17,270.5 miles

Tires:
700 x 28C Panaracer T-Serv for Messenger, front, 12,819 miles
700 x 28C Panaracer Pasela TG, front, 5,180 miles
700 x 28C Panaracer Pasela Tour Guard, rear, 12,819 miles
Chain:
KMC  9 speed, 5,912 miles

Dahon 
Folding bike
Description:  20 inch wheel, 5 speed.

Lifetime Odometer: 31.0 miles

click to enlarge Specialized RockHopper
XC Mountain bike
Description:  I got this bike from my youngest son. He bought it many years ago, stopped riding not long after he got it. I have added a rear rack for panniers. This is the new shopping/errand/whatever bike.
This bike is back to being a MTB & runabout. The X that was on it has been sold. It has 2.35 tires, love'em. 4-29-2011 new wheels & 9 speed cassette. Rockhopper serial GX128155


Lifetime Odometer: 1,280.0 miles

2010 Surly Long Haul Trucker
Touring Road bike
Description:  Serial M10033466 LHT 42cm 26x1.5

Sold 04/24/2015


Lifetime Odometer: 11,404.0 miles

Tires:
26 x 1.50 Continental City Contact, front, 11,395 miles
26 x 1.50 Kenda KWEST, front, 6,031 miles
26 x 1.50 Continental City Contact, rear, 11,395 miles
26 x 1.50 Kenda KWEST, rear, 6,031 miles

click to enlarge 2006 Specialized Roubaix Expert
Road bike
Description:  Sweet bike. Carbon with the Ultegra group. Real smooth. Money well spent. At mile 20,201 I switched from a triple to a compact double & an 11-36 10 speed cassette with a SuperLongCage derailluer. Sweeter than I thought possible. Serial STB15D0177

Lifetime Odometer: 22,753.5 miles

Tires:
700 x 25C Panaracer T-Serv for Messenger, front, 3,182 miles
700 x 25C Panaracer T-Serv for Messenger, rear, 3,182 miles

click to enlarge 2001 Burley Taiko
LWB Recumbent bike
Description:  Sold

Lifetime Odometer: 400.0 miles

click to enlarge Specialized Rockhopper/Xtracycle
Cargo bike
Description:  Converted a rigid MTB to a Longtail using an Xrtacycle.
In the process, changed from flat bars to an Albatross by Nitto & the rear brake from a cantilever to a V brake. Cantilever won't function on the Xtracycle frame. I need a new picture, I've added a stoker bar for the grandkids.
Rockhopper serial GX128155
Xtracycle serial ZTA372
Sold the X 4-17-11


Lifetime Odometer: 1,455.0 miles

Tires:
26 x 2.35 Kenda Small Bloch Eight, front, 366 miles
26 x 2.35 Kenda Small Bloch Eight, rear, 366 miles

click to enlarge 2000 Trek 1000
Road bike
Description:  Aluminum frame, Chromoly fork. Sora triple 8 speed. Upgraded cog set to SRAM 11-32 with Shimano MTB rear derailleur. The hills are better now!! Upgraded again: 11-34 rear cog set, 9 speed w/ bar-end shifters, Mavic Open Pro wheels w/Shimano hubs Computer shows 8978 miles, it is over 10,000 actual miles on the frame. Sold the parts. It's all gone now. It was a good ride.

Lifetime Odometer: 8,925.5 miles

click to enlarge 1999 Motiv Rockridge
Hardtail XC Mountain bike
Description:  Stolen

I bought this for commuting. I, also, used this with grocery panniers for shopping & errands with heavy/bulky loads. A work horse.

Stolen March 15, 2007 The bar ends & bear bell were moved to the RockHopper.
Serial number D80811790


Lifetime Odometer: 3,069.0 miles
No planned events for 2021

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