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I enjoy bicycle riding.... 

I ride mostly on the road with the Twin Cities Bicycling Club.

I started riding regularly after going on Jim Klobuchar's week long ride in June 1994.

Bikes:

   
  2001 Wyganowski Road Bike
Acquired September 1, 2001 from Osell's Bicycle
  • 47 cm sloping top tube steel road bike
    Built by Paul Wyganowski, St. Paul, MN
  • 2001 Shimano Ultegra Components:
       Derailleurs: Front & Rear
       STI shifters / brake levers
       Brakes: front & rear
       Headset
       Crank: 165mm, 28-42-52 - Shimano Ultegra
       Chain: HG92
       Cassette: 12-30 (custom)
       Bottom bracket - Shimano
  • Pedals: Shimano PD520 SPD
  • Seat: Topeak
  • Seatpost: Thompson
  • Handlebars: Cinelli Eubios 42cm
  • Stem: 90mm Coda
  • Computer: Cateye Astral
  • Wheels: Campagnolo Proton - front & rear
  • Tires: Specialized All Condition Pro (700 x 25)
  • Color: "New Red"
     

 

  1999 Specialized Allez Sport Road Bike
Acquired February 1999 from Erik's Bike Shop (Shoreview, MN)
  • 50 cm aluminum road bike
  • 1999 Shimano 105 Components:
       Derailleur: Front 
       STI shifters / brake levers
       Hubs: front & rear
       Brakes: front & rear
       Crank: 165mm, 30-42-52
       Cassette: 13-25
       Bottom bracket
  • Pedals: Shimano 515 SPD 
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano Ultegra
  • Headset: Ritchey
  • Seat: Selle Turbomatic II
  • Seatpost: Ritchey
  • Handlebars: Cinelli 42cm
  • Stem: Ritchey 90mm 
  • Computer: Shimano
  • Wheels: Mavic CP21 32 hole - front & rear
  • Tires: Specialized Team Turbo (700 x 23)
  • Color: "Cobalt Blue"
     

 

  2003 Tomac Revolver Mountain Bike
Acquired February 2004 from Colorado Cyclist
  • Frame: Heat treated, double-butted AN-6 Aluminum, 3" of travel
  • Fork: Manitou Skareb Elite 80mm
  • Rear Shock: Fox Float L
  • Headset: FSA Orbit 1 1/8"
  • Handlebar: Tomac Signature
  • Stem: Tomac Signature
  • Saddle: Tomac Signature
  • Seat Post: Tomac Signature, 400 x 31.6
  • Front Derailleur: Shimano LX
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano XT
  • Shifters: Shimano Deore
  • Cranks: FSA V-drive ISIS
  • Bottom Bracket:FSA Ultimax Xtreme
  • Cassette: Shimano LX, 11-34
  • Chain: Shimano HG-53
  • Brake Levers: Magura Julie Hydraulics
  • Brake Calipers: Magura Julie Hydraulics
  • Hubs: Shimano Deore (front & rear)
  • Tires: Kenda Karma 26 x 2.0
  • Rims: Mavic x223
  • Pedals: Shimano 424 SPD
  • Computer: Cateye Wireless
  • Size: Small
    • Rear travel: 3.08" (78mm)
    • Top Tube: 22.50" (57.2cm)
    • Headtube angle: 70
    • Seat Angle: 72
    • Chainstay: 16.76" (42.6cm)
    • Bottom Bracket Drop: 1.50" (3.8cm)
    • Wheelbase: 40.93" (104.0cm)

  1992 Trek 930 Mountain Bike
Acquired January 1992 from Rotrax Bicycles (Rancho Cucamonga, CA)
  • 16.5" True Temper OX double butted chromoly steel mountain bike
  • Used for winter, early spring and night rides
  • Front Derailleur: '92 Exage 400 LX
  • Rear Deraileur: '92 XT
  • Shifters/Brake Levers: 7 speed Shimano XT RapidFire
  • Hubs: '94 Deore XT - front & rear
  • Brakes: LX 500 - front & rear
  • Crank: LX 500 170mm, 24-36-46
  • Cassette: 12-28
  • Bottom bracket: UN52
  • Pedals: Shimano 515
  • Headset: Tange Seiki
  • Seat: Terry Liberator
  • Seatpost: Trek Matrix
  • Handlebars: Answer Hyperlite
  • Stem: Trek Matrix 
  • Computer: Specialized
  • Wheels: Mavic M261CD - front & rear
  • Tires: Hutchinson Python Lite
  • fenders front & rear: Planet Bike
  • rack:
  • rackbag: Jandd
  • pump: Topeak
  • Light: Nightrider Digital Pro 6 
  • Color: Some Kind of Blue with white splashes
     

  1996 Peugeot Appalaches Touring Bike
Frame purchased May 2002 from Osell's Bicycle
  • 45cm chromoly steel touring road frame
  • Used for weeklong tours and any ride
  • Front Derailleur: Shimano Triple
  • Rear Deraileur: '00 Shimano Ultegra triple
  • Shifters/Brake Levers: 9 speed Shimano Rapid Fire Flat bar shifters
  • Hubs: Shimano Deore LX - front & rear
  • Brakes: Performance Topo Comp linear pull - front & rear
  • Crank: Nashbar triple 170mm 28-40-50
  • Cassette: 13-26 SRAM
  • Bottom bracket: Shimano
  • Pedals: Shimano 515
  • Headset:
  • Seat: Topeak
  • Seatpost: ?
  • Handlebars: flat bar
  • Bar Ends:
  • Stem: Trek 
  • Computer: Specialized comp
  • Wheels: Mavic M3 - front & rear
  • Tires: Specialized All Confition Pro (700 x 25)
  • fenders front & rear: sometimes
  • rack: Jandd
  • rackbag: Jandd
  • pump: Topeak
  • Light: Nightrider Digital Pro 6
  • Color: Some Kind of Blue/green
     

 

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