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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

No Bontrager CX left

Just to update...  No Bontrager Cross frames or bikes are available.  I've sold all of them.

I still have a medium Bontrager RaceLite mtb that I could be persuaded to sale. 

Extremely interested parties only...  I don't have a lot of time to spend on questions.  

You can usually find one on eBay if you check frequently.

Thanks,
Taz

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Sooo...  Sept 2013?  Time flies, huh?

Let's see:  since last post - new job, new car, new motorcycle, six semesters of law school down (four to go), one 'ex' and about 40 lbs added.   And rode my bicycle(s) exactly twice.  Pretty easy to see where the 40 lbs came from.  Oh yeah, one surgery and two small 'procedures'.  I think small only means less anesthetic.

I think most people that have arrived here purposefully have done so based on a search for 'Bontrager'.
To that end, let me say that all of my Bontrager cyclocross bikes have been sold.

I still do have a medium Bontrager RaceLite mtb and a fairly rare medium Bontrager Road Lite that I would sell for the right offer.  Also a medium Ibis Mojo mountain bike - steel from the good old days.   And finally, a Dave Moulton built Recherche road bike, 56cm.

If you're more into trades or barter than cash, I wouldn't mind a Stickley Morris chair or an automatic Omega Speedmaster.


Take care - new blog update in ...  hmm ...  2015?

- taz


Wednesday, March 16, 2011

i want to ride my bicycle...

but it looks like it will have to wait a while longer..


like almost everything else.

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Not dead yet...

.. but almost.  Guess you could say this blog is on life support.

I haven't posted anything for 10 months, but I get an occasional email from here so somebody out there is still reading or Googling for miscellaneous bike stuff.

To sum up - the previous bike frames (Kvale, Holland, yellow Richard Sachs, 77 Richard Sachs, Bruce Gordons one and two, Bontrager CXs one and two, Chris Chance, Fusos, Ritcheys, and Dave Tesch) have been sold.

I didn't intend to have a 'collection' so this isn't a change in heart/interest/whatever.  Just moving along the bikes that are or were not getting much attention for whatever reason.  Narrowing my focus to riding more and acquiring less.  I'm actually riding more than I have in awhile.  Some other changes (going back to school, etc.) that are less interesting to anyone else but me mean no blog updates.

Reading that list above...wow - that's a pretty ridiculous number.  Probably left out some too.

Anyway... that's kind of what's been going on.  I haven't completely cleared out my bike inventory.  I still have several bikes that I'd like to sell at some point so if you're interested, drop me a reply.

Right now (10/7/2010) these are:
15" Ibis Mojo,  built but never ridden (!)  Literally as new.
15" Bontrager Race Lite with original Bontrager fork crown on Judy fork.
56cm Dave Moulton Recherche  (like Fuso but with different seat stay caps and fork crown).

and either a 55cm Richard Sachs (white) or a newly refinished and S&S coupled 54cm Richard Sachs in red.

I can post or send a picture at some point and if anyone's seriously interested, we can discuss price.

So, if I'm selling/sold all of these, what am I keeping?  Glad you asked!   *snicker*

The bike(s) that I ride these days are:  Pegoretti 8:30AM,  Colnago C-50, world's ugliest Pegoretti Custom Team - my winter bike and not quite as ugly as it was once with yellow rims, tires, saddle and bar tape (ouch!).  And I'm holding on to my Bontrager Road Lite, even though it doesn't see much road time anymore.

At some point, I'll pop up to the top of e-Richie's queue as well.  Maybe I'll move something else out to make room at that point.  Three bikes seems to be the magic number for me, but getting down to that point is difficult.


That's it for now... take care y'all and maybe i'll be back sooner than next August.

- taz

Tuesday, December 29, 2009


I got an email a few days ago from a company that sells cycling jerseys.

They are pretty entertaining and I got a laugh out of them so here's a link:

http://www.sharethedamnroad.com

I particularly like 'Don't Run Me Over'.

No cash or merchandise was exchanged for this link - although it's certainly encouraged.

Happy New Year!
- taz

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

8 speed Record Ergo Titanium/Carbon shifters

Campagnolo Ergo shifters are sold.



For sale - 8 speed Campagnolo Record Ergo Shifters. These are the last generation before nine speed (i think) with carbon body and alloy levers, titanium parts. I'm not an expert on the variations but there should be some online resources if you need details.



Excellent condition - the pictures aren't great but should be sufficient to give you a good idea on their cosmetic condition. I had these on the Dave Tesch I sold earlier this year. I also have 8 speed Chorus derailleurs, cranks and monoplaner calipers but no pictures at this time, as well as 8 speed Chorus wheels (on Velocity Aerohead rims).



I'd like $200 shipped for the Ergo shifters, but contact me with reasonable offers or if interested in multiple parts. Trades for newer Campy and miscellaneous parts like water bottle cages and saddles considered. Send me a note for details.

The best way to contact me is via email to: taztaylor@mindspring.com Comments here or email to the gmail account may not be read immediately.



thanks,
taz

Thursday, September 24, 2009

more Bontrager cross

it's that time of year again...

Silver Bontrager has found a new home in San Francisco and made it's racing debut yesterday. Here's a pic I grabbed from Ken's flickr site showing the CX in its new trim.


Looking good with latest Campagnolo Centaur, Salsa stem and pewter Chris King headset.

Previous iterations:
My build:
Not bad, but you can see by the stem and saddle location that it was a little too big. Ken's build is a definite step up.

as originally found/purchased:
Lots of work and cleaning but nice to know it's back in race trim and doing battle. Good luck with 'cross season Ken!

And before I forget... here's a couple of shots of Jay and the black Bonty CX in action last season:




- taz

Monday, September 14, 2009

Chris Kvale for sale




Update 8/2010 - Kvale frame and Helium wheels are SOLD.

56 cm Chris Kvale frame and fork for sale (with headset).

Selling the Mavic Heliums (seperately) shown in first picture also.

I'll ship in a Trico bike case and buyer agrees to return case.

Shipping by FedEx ground.

- taz

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

9/1 update on the bikes for sale


Quick update on the bikes for sale.

The Bruce Gordon Chinook is sold and the Curt Goodrich fork is sold.

Silver Bontrager CX is sold - going back to NorCal and racing.

Chris Kvale is still available sold.

Bill Holland frame and fork is for sale sold.

Email if interested in the mountain bikes (Bontrager RaceLite, Ibis Mojo)

thanks,
taz