Rider:
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Location:
Boulder, Colorado
Club Affiliation: Club Hypoxia
Member Since: January 2005 5 Year Distance Chart
2018 Miles Traveled: 0
2018 Rank: currently unranked
Lifetime Odometer: 35,175 miles
History:

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Rode a lot back in the 80's, then inexplicably quit for 15 years. Got started again when my wife bought me a bike for my 50th birthday 11 years ago. One more thing to love her for!!

Now its my best (and only) retreat, therapy, exercise, relaxation, contemplation, and solitude.

Grandsons Paxton, DOB 7/15/2008 and Graham, DOB 3/9/2009
Ride way less, Grandpa way more. What a joy! 
Bicycles
click to enlarge 2006 Dean El Diente
Road bike
Description:  This beauty replaces the Gios that I trashed in an unfortunate low-overhang/roof rack incident. I moved the Campy Chorus group over from the old rig. Upgraded to Williams 30x wheels in May '08.

Upgraded to Campy Chorus 11 speed compact in February of 2010. Also had it painted. New pictures soon.


Lifetime Odometer: 8,473.0 miles

click to enlarge 2007 Ridley Excalibur
Road bike
Description:  Bought this fine ride second hand on Ebay. My first foray into carbon.

Easton EA90SL wheelset
2010 Sram Force group


Lifetime Odometer: 2,961.8 miles

Tires:
700 x 23C Continental GP4000s, front, 1,841 miles
700 x 23C Continental GP4000s, rear, 1,841 miles

click to enlarge 2010 Specialized Stumpjumper Comp 29
Hardtail XC Mountain bike
Description:  Back on a mountain bike. This time a nice 29er hardtail. Sold the cross bike. Hope I don't regret it!

Lifetime Odometer: 147.7 miles

click to enlarge other Vision Fitness E3200HRT
Stationary bike
Description:  Given the winter (2006-2007) we're having so far, this is what I've been reduced to. Yech!

Lifetime Odometer: 1,564.7 miles

click to enlarge 2009 Specialized Tricross
Cyclocross Road bike
Description:  Sold the Gary Fisher Mendota and bought this cross bike (used on eBay). Loads of fun on the gravel roads and paths around Boulder. Changed the brakes to Avid Shorty and added in-line levers. Sram Rival compact drivetrain.

Reluctantly sold this beauty 9/17/2010. With minimal time for riding, it's hard to justify 3 bikes.


Lifetime Odometer: 100.1 miles

click to enlarge 2002 GIOS Compact Pro
Single Speed Road bike
Description:  Gios Compact Pro: Chorus triple 10spd, Cane Creek Volos XL wheelset. Died in a tragic low overhang/roof rack incident on November 23, 2005. RIP to a great machine!! The components were moved over to the Dean El Diente.

Jan. 2009 Update: I had the frame repaired, repainted and built it back up as this fine single speed. Sweet!

I wasn't using this so I sold it March 25, 2010. Down to three bikes.


Lifetime Odometer: 10,128.2 miles

click to enlarge 2007 Gary Fisher Mendota
700c Hybrid bike
Description:  I am setting this up as my winter, bad weather, errands bike.

Sold in December 2009 to buy the Specialized Tricross. Good decision, the Tricross is really sweet!


Lifetime Odometer: 735.5 miles

click to enlarge 1999 Gary Fisher Tassajara
Hardtail XC Mountain bike
Description:  Stock, and heavy.

I never ride this, so I sold it in January of 2010. Down to 4 bikes.


Lifetime Odometer: 2,664.8 miles

click to enlarge 1984 Motobecane Prolight
Road bike
Description:  Motobecane version of the Vitus 979. Campy Nuevo Record with Mavic G40 wheelset. Very light (and flexy) for it's time. Wish it was still in my stable!

Lifetime Odometer: 8,540.0 miles
No planned events for 2018

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