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Schaumburg, Illinois
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Team BikingBuds
Member Since: July 2003 5 Year Distance Chart
2024 Miles Traveled: 0
2024 Rank: currently unranked
Lifetime Odometer: 13,297 miles

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Riding for over 50 years in the Chicago Area and the Midwest.

First century ride in 1972, last century ride - Harmon Hundred 9/9/07.
Insomniacycle, TOMRV, TOSRV, BCLC Ramble, Udder Century, Harmon Hundred, Swedish Day's Ride, Prairie Pedal, etc..

Averaged over 900 Miles last 23 years, logging on bikejournal for 13 years.

2017 Totals: 174 miles, 11 rides, 13.06 mph ave. 0 accidents.

2018 Goals: 500 miles, 26 rides, 14 mph ave, 0 accidents, 1 Century Ride (Harmon). 
click to enlarge 1996 Specialized RockHopper
Hardtail XC Mountain bike
Description:  My Red Sports Car
Aluminum Frame RockHopper, Cro-Moly Fork, SPD Pedals
Purchased from Performance of Park Ridge, Illinois in 1997.

New for 2014 - Ritchey Speedmax Beta 2.0 Comp Tires

Lifetime Odometer: 1,756.5 miles

click to enlarge 1983 Trek 700
Road bike
Description:  The Horses & Hills Master
Reynolds 531 Double Butted Frame/Fork/Stays, Suntour Superb Pro Components, Sugino Aero Tour Triple Crank, SPD Pedals.
New wheels and tires after 2005 Killer Grapevine crash
Performance Forte Aero Bars, rear rack
Performance Forte AMR+ tires.
Purchased from Turin of Evanston, Illinois in 1983.

Lifetime Odometer: 4,752.9 miles

click to enlarge 2005 Mercier Serpens LTD 20
Road bike
Description:  The Silver Bullet
Present from the love of my life, my wife Sandy after my 2005 Killer Grapevine - Trek crash.
Metal Silver Columbus Zonal Aluminum Main Tubes, Carbon Fiber Seatstays, Aero Carbon Fiber Fork, Shimano Ultegra 6600 Road Group, Shimano WH-R500 Wheels, TTT Seatpost/Stem/Handlebars,
Speedplay Zero CSC Edition Stainless Red Pedals.
Performance Forte Pro Kevlar ETT Tires.
Purchased from www.Bikesdirect.com in 2005.

Lifetime Odometer: 1,715.8 miles

click to enlarge 1996 Specialized RockHopper A1 Comp
Hardtail XC Mountain bike
Description:  The Busse Woods Warrior
Aluminum Hardtail with Rock Shox Front Suspension Fork, Nashbar Suspension Seatpost, SPD Pedals,
Performance Forte City 1.5" MTB Tires.
Purchased from Performance of Park Ridge, Illinois in 1997.

RoadRunner Rear Wheel 1000W Hub Motor Conversion;
E power - top speed 22mph, <12 mile range (no BJ logging)
Z power - top speed >25mph, >25 mile range

Lifetime Odometer: 4,551.1 miles

click to enlarge 1974 Zeus Semi Pro
Road bike
Description:  The Euro Classic with the Aero Upgrade
Zeus Semi Pro Road Racing Bike, Spanish poor man's Campy Record copy featuring Zeus Durifort Frame & Fork (Heavy), Crank, BB, Shifters, Derailures, Hubs, Pedals and Seatpost.
Purchased from Sportif of Chicago, Illinois in 1974.

Originally came with sew-ups, repainted and converted to Mavic MA40 Clincher Rims and red SPD Pedals, Aero bars, Aero brake levers & Aero water bottle cage.
Garage Bat, tires haven't touched pavement in several years.

Lifetime Odometer: 18.6 miles
No planned events for 2024

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