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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-22-16, 04:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 630
Posted By Wildwood
If you would like a black seatpost with DeRosa on...

If you would like a black seatpost with DeRosa on it, from my mid-80s SLX, PM me. I like Campy aero posts.


I am assuming of course it's yours. Not just the red frame, but the chrome fork.
In...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-22-16, 03:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 617
Posted By Wildwood
Being a paperboy at our age IS kinda crazy. ...

Being a paperboy at our age IS kinda crazy.
Maybe not senile - possibly a resident of CO, WA, AK, OR just celebrating a 4-20 moment of over exuberance.
Forum: Introductions 07-22-16, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By Wildwood
I used to own a mid-80s Bianchi Limited with...

I used to own a mid-80s Bianchi Limited with Ishiwata tubing. It was a great rider. Join us in C&V with pics of your ride.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-21-16, 06:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 617
Posted By Wildwood
Post your stats.

Post your stats.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-20-16, 10:57 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 4,975
Posted By Wildwood
Really funny and a flash from the past. Also a...

Really funny and a flash from the past. Also a very grouch-like response in this day and age.
I remember a Dodge that had a transmission with push buttons on the dashboard.
IMHO, teenagers are...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-20-16, 07:41 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 4,975
Posted By Wildwood
Coasting? Or you must mean HURST shifting =...

Coasting?
Or you must mean HURST shifting = "shift as hard as you want, just don't break your arm"
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-20-16, 06:48 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 4,975
Posted By Wildwood
For me, I moved from 5sp friction, to 7 indexed,...

For me, I moved from 5sp friction, to 7 indexed, to Campy 9. Then finally between '00 - '07, 10sp (Chorus/Record/Centaur) on frames of custom Carbon, Ti, and custom lugged steel (which are still...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-20-16, 12:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 527
Posted By Wildwood
Like your Lessons, esp = recovery, warm-up,...

Like your Lessons, esp = recovery, warm-up, distractions that aren't. Meditation over yoga for me. The bike has been a more satisfying relationship than all but a few (family excluded); maybe I...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-20-16, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 527
Posted By Wildwood
Funny, I left Santa Cruz at age 53, but for St...

Funny, I left Santa Cruz at age 53, but for St Louis area. And I agree about mountain riding.
I understood perfectly but maybe not the best judge of clarity.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-20-16, 12:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,499
Posted By Wildwood
Never been an urban cyclist. In the many...

Never been an urban cyclist. In the many locations I have lived (mostly the rural side of suburbia) the secret to good cycling is low traffic roads. Here, outside Seattle, the roads that were low...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-20-16, 09:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 952
Posted By Wildwood
I've lived mostly on the west coast (S Diego, SF...

I've lived mostly on the west coast (S Diego, SF Bay area, Seattle, Portland) but also St Louis and Las Vegas.


Las Vegas without a doubt is worst. Motorists are not paying attention in Vegas.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-20-16, 08:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 769
Posted By Wildwood
And for several years, I thought it was because...

And for several years, I thought it was because you have a special fondness for cycling. But I'm not a PhD.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-19-16, 08:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 527
Posted By Wildwood
You guys in your 50s, 60s, 70s all going for...

You guys in your 50s, 60s, 70s all going for Personal Records and KOMs, using power meters, training for double centuries = all have my admiration and genuine respect.


But are we all making...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-19-16, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 461
Posted By Wildwood
Opened this thread hoping to see a tandem Rock...

Opened this thread hoping to see a tandem Rock Lobster - never seen one.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-18-16, 10:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 527
Posted By Wildwood
Each to their own. After 30 years cycling, I no...

Each to their own. After 30 years cycling, I no longer need Strava, etc. I pushed harder as a younger man, now with maybe 20 years of cycling left, my priorities have changed.
edit: for some...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-18-16, 09:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 527
Posted By Wildwood
That was in your dreams.......:roflmao2:

That was in your dreams.......:roflmao2:
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-18-16, 08:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 527
Posted By Wildwood
Perhaps in my 'middle age years' of cycling

Read a C&V thread where a forum member recently got to ride with his 86yo grandfather, a life long cyclist - still fit and a regular rider on a drop bar roadie :thumb:. Made me think that since I've...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-18-16, 06:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,160
Posted By Wildwood
Legs look shaved as well.

Legs look shaved as well.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-18-16, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 325,836
Posted By Wildwood
Modeling new cap from my daughter.

Modeling new cap from my daughter.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-18-16, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1,951
Views: 231,268
Posted By Wildwood
It's July so 'the yellow bike' is always ready to...

It's July so 'the yellow bike' is always ready to ride.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-18-16, 02:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By Wildwood
Better to start at $1700. C-Record w/ Deltas. ...

Better to start at $1700. C-Record w/ Deltas.
Not sure about your Detroit market, or the smaller size.
Didn't check all the photos, but if the Campy components are pristine = hold your price very...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-18-16, 02:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 339
Posted By Wildwood
Bump for rip van dude, lest it get lost....

Bump for rip van dude, lest it get lost. @Drillium Dude (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=168558)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-18-16, 02:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 429
Posted By Wildwood
Since Summer officially started (6/20) we have...

Since Summer officially started (6/20) we have had 2 days 80 or above.
I hear a heat wave is due later in the month, a long string of sunny days in the low 80s with low humidity. :)


Blessed is...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-18-16, 11:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 591
Posted By Wildwood
For me the primary advantages for tubular...

For me the primary advantages for tubular wheels/tires are weight reduction and the rounder profile of tire. Without weight reduction, Tufo's unique approach loses appeal for me.


The fact...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-18-16, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By Wildwood
Impressive in just over 2 years. I had a 210...

Impressive in just over 2 years.
I had a 210 mile week but you nearly double my annual mileage.
Congrats.
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