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    Superbe Question

    Today, I took apart, cleaned up and reassembles an old SunTour Superbe 5300 derailleur (c. 1984), and I noticed something quite odd...to me anyway. It doesn't have a barrel adjuster, and a standard...
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    Poll: Well, considering the reality I'm 44, I did one...

    Well, considering the reality I'm 44, I did one of the Facebook quizzes and it said emotionally, I'm 25, at heart I'm 29 and mentally, I am 2...:thumb:
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    85 Team Fuji Crank Question

    I recently obtained a 52cm 1985 Team Fuji frame from a friend. He has the original Suntour Derailleurs and shifters which I will receive in the next couple days. So far, I had a chance to work on the...
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    UGH! I think the yellow jersey is cursed this...

    UGH! I think the yellow jersey is cursed this year. Cancellara, Martin...Who's next? Maybe Tejay will keep me afloat, hehe!:thumb:
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    Deep down I'm crying! Cancellara's out...Got them...

    Deep down I'm crying! Cancellara's out...Got them big hopes Tony Martin holds it...
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    Guess I should have put my team name...Team Zer0FG

    Guess I should have put my team name...Team Zer0FG
  7. So, anyway, I was going through a security check...

    So, anyway, I was going through a security check at the local airport, and I had my tire pump in my carry-on bag. The TSA agent pulled it out and was holding it quite awkwardly, and gave me this...
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    Sounds Fun...I'm in...

    Sounds Fun...I'm in...
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    Yeah. The kind I have are the Specialized SL Pro....

    Yeah. The kind I have are the Specialized SL Pro. They advertise silicone grippers. The kind I replaced them with are the Specialized Experts and have the silicon "infused" grippers (embedded within...
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    Bib Gripper Question

    I have a question. Recently, I noticed that the silicone grippers on my bibs are causing my legs to get what seems like a minor rash localized in the area of the grippers. This has not happened...
  11. Check your cleats mounting screws. A friend of...

    Check your cleats mounting screws. A friend of mine was having issues and the problem was his screws were too long and putting pressure on his feet causing his toe numbness.
    I personally had an...
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    The decal closest to the Firecrest decal is one...

    The decal closest to the Firecrest decal is one spoke off, so I had to augment the third decal to match. Not a big deal, but when I did it, I got a little upset with myself. Attention to detail.
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    I read from multiple sources, mainly forums, the...

    I read from multiple sources, mainly forums, the the carbon spiders on the Dura Ace cassette can crack. Not sure if it was a generation thing, but I really didn't want to spend the extra money to...
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    My New Ride...

    Well, my second full on build is complete. I would put it on the Hot-r-Not, but I had a faux pas putting the new decals on the 303's,:cry: (I wasn't paying attention and talking while putting them...
  15. Stock, Ti spindles are 50mm and Speedplay says...

    Stock, Ti spindles are 50mm and Speedplay says 185 pounds max...If you bought aftermarket Ti at the stock size 53mm, the size of the Chromo, the question I would be asking if it would lessen the...
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    I always carry either 2 CO2 cartridges or 1...

    I always carry either 2 CO2 cartridges or 1 cartridge and a pump. Longer rides I will have 2 cartridges and a pump. Usually, a 16oz CO2 cartridge will suffice a 23mm.
  17. Dark enough to block the rays, light enough to...

    Dark enough to block the rays, light enough to wear in the dark. The only thing I wish I had was anti glare, but they're great regardless.
  18. I have Racing Jackets with Rx Lenses. They are a...

    I have Racing Jackets with Rx Lenses. They are a little thicker than my normal lenses and my peripheral is fine in them. They do take some getting use to, but well worth it in the long run. It took...
  19. June 15 - 61.5 miles, 5,203 foot elevation...

    June 15 - 61.5 miles, 5,203 foot elevation gain...Ugh....
    June 16 - 44.4 miles, 1,200 foot elevation gain...Suffered from yesterday's ride, but no pain, no gain. I did have a good, educational chat...
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    Yeah, I thought about doing it to my Allez....

    Yeah, I thought about doing it to my Allez. However, I was looking at other clip-ons. Feel way better than the ones I was using. I do like the 1-2 times a week thing though. I may give it a whirl in...
  21. I agree with the LaraBars. So far, they're my...

    I agree with the LaraBars. So far, they're my favorites on a ride...Taste's great too. I really like the Cherry Pie. All it needs is some ice cream when its warm...haha
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    Jersey/Bibs - Small/Small.

    Jersey/Bibs - Small/Small.
  23. Beer, and a bottle opener (Pedro's make a fine...

    Beer, and a bottle opener (Pedro's make a fine and dandy one. Fits like a charm in the box.) a stick, a good set of teeth (I use them to cut cable housing and cables and crimping) and a big ol' roll...
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    I think it is more the type that I was using....

    I think it is more the type that I was using. They were small, and the pads weren't adjustable. I had the bars in a comfortable position, but the pads were useless at that angle. Instead of riding...
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    My first Time Trial...

    Well, I did my first time trial today...a 40k at the Hawaii State TT championship...It was my first competitive ride of any sorts, and boy, was it ever a humbling experience.

    I don't own a TT...
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