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Old 07-19-07, 04:21 AM
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Random pics of my bike

...messing with a new digi cam...







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I don't mean this in any way as a criticism, but why the HRM and bike computer. I just use the HRM which seems to have all the distance etc features i need, am I missing out on something important?
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Dude, clean your drivetrain.
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Originally Posted by Gromit
Dude, clean your drivetrain.
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is ur seat supposed to be cut out like that..i have a toupe, and mine is meant to be cut out, but that looks home made!!!
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Old 07-19-07, 06:52 AM
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Originally Posted by Gromit
Dude, clean your drivetrain.
Serious. I hate getting my hands black when I have to put on a jumped chain out on the road.
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can anyone help me, i dont know how to put pics in a post like this ie as a screem rather than attachement, all mine are to big to attach...sorry to ask here, but i not sure where to ask specifically
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Those pictures are hardly random since you took the time to set up the shot, focus and all. Random would have been to let the camera tumble off the table with the shutter clicking away.
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Camera seems to be working well, but yeah, clean it
I'm a sucker for a campy equiped Bianchi... although mines about 20 something years older


Out of curiousity, any more info on the seat?
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Originally Posted by Gromit
Dude, clean your drivetrain.
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your focus and lighting leave a lot to be desired
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What wheels are those? Fulcrums?
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-The seat is a Selle An-atomica. It comes butchered like that straight from the manufacturer.

Clean the cranks at least. Chorus does not deserve such harsh treatment!

Oh and they are fulcrums, and judging from the lack of blading of the spokes, racing sevens I presume.
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Originally Posted by .:Jimbo:.
-The seat is a Selle An-atomica. It comes butchered like that straight from the manufacturer.

Clean the cranks at least. Chorus does not deserve such harsh treatment!
it means that he actually rides....

Heck, I clean mine thoroughly once a month and it gets like that pretty quickly
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Your drivetrain should be look something like this:



Nice bike though.
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Regarding the photos - I think they look great. They demonstrate that the bike is being ridden.

Don't get me wrong - few are more anal than I am about cleaning a bike for the purpose of photographing it. But that is my style. The flip side is that many people think I never ride these bikes. Nothing could be further from the truth.

I just see it as 2 different and separate priorities.

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Originally Posted by DRLski
it means that he actually rides....

Heck, I clean mine thoroughly once a month and it gets like that pretty quickly
While that does mean he rides it, it also means he is not taking the proper measure to clean and care for his drive train to help ensure a smooth and long lasting system.

Also, i had been suggesting the fact that I was cool with the dirty Veloce. However, chorus and record being the pretty grouppo's that they are, they deserve a little wipe down now and then.
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pfffffft.

Dont clean the train, go make it worse.

Too many OCP's here.
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pfffffft.

Dont clean the train, go make it worse.

Too many OCP's here.
Nah....has more to do with drivetrain performance/longetivity than OCP'ness...
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If you want a clean chain. Wax it! https://jonhertel.com/main.php?g2_itemId=1051
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Originally Posted by GuitarWizard
Nah....has more to do with drivetrain performance/longetivity than OCP'ness...

Uhhhhh.....he said "P'ness".
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Originally Posted by Tarmacguy
can anyone help me, i dont know how to put pics in a post like this ie as a screem rather than attachement, all mine are to big to attach...sorry to ask here, but i not sure where to ask specifically
https://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=86968

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