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  1. I still do a fair amount of racing, so for race...

    I still do a fair amount of racing, so for race tubulars I run Vittoria Corsa SC's, 23mm.

    When training, I tend to used whatever is cheap and puncture proof. I ride on a Trek/Bontrager team, so...
  2. I agree, Ryan. My wife got one a couple of years...

    I agree, Ryan. My wife got one a couple of years ago to putter around town, but I ended up using it more than her. Burrito runs, grocery store trip and I will from time to time commute 5 miles to...
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    Sorry to revive an old thread. I have been using...

    Sorry to revive an old thread. I have been using 25mm Bontrager R3's on RXL wheels since January. While I have not had any outright punctures, the tires themselves are porous. I am loosing upwards...
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    A type 7 curb drop connection should have been...

    A type 7 curb drop connection should have been built, but a type 1 was built instead. It makes no sense at all to have a type 1, you can't even cross the street in that area. There's no sidewalk on...
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    https://www.google.com/maps/search/paseo+de+valenc...

    https://www.google.com/maps/search/paseo+de+valencia-alicia+and+kensington+drive,+laguna+hills,+ca/@33.6013615,-117.7020749,18z/data=!6m1!1e1?hl=en
  6. Back in the late 80's I worked at what was then...

    Back in the late 80's I worked at what was then one of the largest Trek dealers in CA. We had several stacks of ISO rims in both tubular and clincher. We used them for all of our custom wheel...
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    That intersection has been an accident waiting to...

    That intersection has been an accident waiting to happen, it almost got me several years ago The curb drop essentially aims a cyclist out into a street with no bike lane. The wrong type of drop has...
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    Suntour had several big wins up until the time it...

    Suntour had several big wins up until the time it gave up the ghost, including two wins in the Tour of Flanders

    Buckler/Suntour/Colnago Team Jersey by Decca

    Suntour was on the Jersey for...
  9. The other day I totally smoked someone while on...

    The other day I totally smoked someone while on my 87 Vitus. He was riding an early 70's Paramount. Does that count?
  10. My friend has a 1977 Austro Daimler Superleicht,...

    My friend has a 1977 Austro Daimler Superleicht, full NR that was barely used. I bought it off of him and rode it at L'Eroica 2011, but the bike was a bit too small. SO I sold it back to him.
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    I have always had a bit of OCD when it comes to...

    I have always had a bit of OCD when it comes to mixing parts, in that I don't do it. I first started riding in the mid 80's on a Vitus with full Super Record, except for the Simplex retrofriction...
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    A little over 6 months ago, I was sitting on some...

    A little over 6 months ago, I was sitting on some sun warmed pavement just past the arrival area in Gaiole. My friend Robert and I had just finished the 209km version a bit before 3 in the...
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    I'll do a full write up within the week, but I...

    I'll do a full write up within the week, but I just wanted to say the event was very nice. I did the 127 mile route, so my experience may be different than most people's.

    Highs, Smooth dirt...
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    I know people always says California has no...

    I know people always says California has no winter. While we may not have snow, ice and days where the temperature never goes above 20 degrees, we do have many days with large temperature changes. ...
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    At a shop I worked at, we had a 3 foot segment of...

    At a shop I worked at, we had a 3 foot segment of 2" pipe that had one end wrapped in Velox cloth tape for grip. The other end had some tape applied to the inside to protect tools it was used upon....
  16. Thanks. That bike was a bit of a mutt. A trek...

    Thanks.

    That bike was a bit of a mutt. A trek carbon frame, one of the old aluminum lugged and glued ones, and a mix of tricolor Ultegra and DA. Yes, those are the first generation Ultegra sti...
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    Here is my timeline 2015 Next year's team bike...

    Here is my timeline
    2015 Next year's team bike
    2014 Worn out hoopty, ride it until 2015 bike goes online
    2013-1988 Worn out junk left in the attic or behind the cat box in the garage.
    1987-1972...
  18. OK, how about this? :) 421861

    OK, how about this? :)

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  19. Some nameless kermesse in Belgium, spring of...

    Some nameless kermesse in Belgium, spring of 1994, at the business end of the field entering a corner.

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    I have been racing on and off since I was a...

    I have been racing on and off since I was a junior in 1986. My latest stretch has lasted 8 years in the masters ranks. So I am carbon racer from December to August, and in the fall I ride my C&V...
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    416150 Beard, and trust me, I'm on a bike. A...

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    Beard, and trust me, I'm on a bike. A selfie at L'Eroica with my friend photobombing me.
  22. Over the summer I used some 28mm Vittoria Rubiono...

    Over the summer I used some 28mm Vittoria Rubiono Pro 3's withthe Mythryl sidewall. While I did not get any flats, the sidewall were really chewed up pretty badly, and there was one nice cut that...
  23. If you want to do some dirt, here is a strava...

    If you want to do some dirt, here is a strava ride that connects to the SART. Some 28mm tires and a 34x25 should do the trick.

    Bike Ride Profile | Morning Ride near San Juan Capistrano | Times...
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    I should have taken a picture. The packing job...

    I should have taken a picture. The packing job was a masterpiece of Tetris-like packing. The Ford Grand Cmax has 3 rows of seating and is a bit longer than the version available in the US. We each...
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    Thanks Propad. We actually conversed a bit when...

    Thanks Propad. We actually conversed a bit when you were prepping for your 2012 ride. I had written up a report of my 2011 205km event. That report is still floating around bikeforums, and also...
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