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Old 04-04-22, 09:52 AM
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Thats a really neat find. I have seen pics of the stem, but haven't read into why there are giant shaped holes. Whats the reason?
Thanks, I've been looking for one for a while. I've seen them hyped up on the internet, and finally got one in person for a decent price. It'll definitely add some 'fixie points' to the build. Yesterday after I brought it home, I looked it up on Cinelli's website. The giant holes are showing off the fancy CNC machining they did to the stem. Pretty high tech back then. Also, 'pin up girl' stickers were available for the stems to cover all that empty space, pictured at bottom left. There's a pretty hot one of Pamela Anderson that Mario Cipolini famously used.


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Old 04-04-22, 12:46 PM
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I finally brought my old Miele Alba LX Cromor frame into a bike welder to get my dropouts fixed. One of the dropouts snapped a couple years ago after I put modern wheels on it. I am looking forward to trying my hand at stripping and painting it after!
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Old 04-04-22, 01:22 PM
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Old 04-04-22, 04:08 PM
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Old 04-05-22, 06:31 AM
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Varia Radar. Would like to use my iphoe too with it but I can't find a mount to fit 4" diameter handlbars.
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Old 04-05-22, 08:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Longbowsafari
Varia Radar. Would like to use my iphoe too with it but I can't find a mount to fit 4" diameter handlbars.
4” diameter ?!? or circumference?
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Old 04-05-22, 08:30 AM
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Varia Radar. Would like to use my iphoe too with it but I can't find a mount to fit 4" diameter handlbars.
Damn! you must have Big hands!
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Old 04-05-22, 03:11 PM
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Circumference, sorry!
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LOL! I meant circumference. I am thinking now there is no room on the handle bars. How about the bar in front of the seat? Anyone strap one there?

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Old 04-05-22, 03:50 PM
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Old 04-05-22, 04:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Nachoman

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I picked up the other color combo, that's on closeout, a couple weeks ago. I'm really liking it - I typically wear sun sleeves, but I've been looking for lighter weight LS jerseys, instead. While the front panels of the torso of the LS version aren't as breezy as the SS version, I think that it'll still be breathable enough for year-round wear.
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Old 04-06-22, 02:43 PM
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I picked up the other color combo, that's on closeout, a couple weeks ago. I'm really liking it - I typically wear sun sleeves, but I've been looking for lighter weight LS jerseys, instead. While the front panels of the torso of the LS version aren't as breezy as the SS version, I think that it'll still be breathable enough for year-round wear.
I got mine a few weeks ago too, on sale for 80 or 90. And it's much much lighter than I anticipated.
Since I also always wear sleeves, it seems perfect, for even the hottest, most scorching day.
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Old 04-06-22, 03:28 PM
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Pretty funny- I just received the blue version today! I also wear sun sleeves or a full-sleeve jersey, almost always.
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Old 04-08-22, 02:22 PM
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Old 04-24-22, 08:29 PM
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Garmin Varia RVR315, picked it up on sale $50 off.
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Old 04-25-22, 07:12 PM
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I got a few things lately but I'll highlight a Wahoo Bolt, 1st gen... it's well used but it's a tough unit and it is working as new, seemingly. i've been filling out my strava with it and it's nice to see my 'heatmap' spreading out.. i've found that i only really want to see total distance, current speed and some climbing stats on regular rides...

this is all paused though, as my smartphone detached from my quadlock (never, never recommended) for the third time in 2 years the other day and third time was the charm.
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Old 04-25-22, 07:29 PM
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...this is all paused though, as my smartphone detached from my quadlock (never, never recommended) for the third time in 2 years the other day and third time was the charm.
This is concerning... On road or off?
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Old 04-25-22, 07:38 PM
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Originally Posted by jaxgtr
This is concerning... On road or off?
Buckle up...

1st time (late summer last year): End of a 50km ride, streaking down a sloped main road in Tokyo, roll over a rough patch of heavily pitted bitumen and the phone shakes loose. i believe it's because the blue lever thing was shaken violently and rapidly enough to activate the detachment.
I contacted QuadLock and they said 'sorry, it must have been your error, these locks are used on mountain bikes and motorcycles"... i pointed out that mountain bikes and motorcycles both have much more suspension than aluminium road bikes... no dice. brand new phone cracked.

2nd time (a few weeks ago): Going along a disappointingly pitted riverside road in nagoya, the phone detaches and i need to ask a truck driver to help me get it out from under his truck. happily the phone is not badly damaged.

3rd and final time: I'm going down a hill with a pretty dirty median, it's a straight drag and my Wahoo later tells me i was going about 60kmph, i hear a little noise and realize that my phone has detached again, though the road was quite smooth there were heaps of little rocks and stones on the median and i believe that, going at 60kmph, that slight juggle would have been enough to force the detachment.

in all of these instances it was after long rides over rough roads which didn't undo the lock - so it wasn't a case of me attaching the thing incorrectly or anything.
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Originally Posted by tajimirich
Buckle up...

1st time (late summer last year): End of a 50km ride, streaking down a sloped main road in Tokyo, roll over a rough patch of heavily pitted bitumen and the phone shakes loose. i believe it's because the blue lever thing was shaken violently and rapidly enough to activate the detachment.
I contacted QuadLock and they said 'sorry, it must have been your error, these locks are used on mountain bikes and motorcycles"... i pointed out that mountain bikes and motorcycles both have much more suspension than aluminium road bikes... no dice. brand new phone cracked.

2nd time (a few weeks ago): Going along a disappointingly pitted riverside road in nagoya, the phone detaches and i need to ask a truck driver to help me get it out from under his truck. happily the phone is not badly damaged.

3rd and final time: I'm going down a hill with a pretty dirty median, it's a straight drag and my Wahoo later tells me i was going about 60kmph, i hear a little noise and realize that my phone has detached again, though the road was quite smooth there were heaps of little rocks and stones on the median and i believe that, going at 60kmph, that slight juggle would have been enough to force the detachment.

in all of these instances it was after long rides over rough roads which didn't undo the lock - so it wasn't a case of me attaching the thing incorrectly or anything.
Wow.. I have them on several bikes, not had any issues with them, but I will be much more attentive. Most of my riding is on pretty smooth asphalt, but occasionally I am offroad.
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A pair of Black Bibs (Ultimate) to replace my 2 year old Louis Garneau ones. The pad seems just a little thicker and the quality seems to be great for the price. I hope my sensitive arse will like it.
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A few weeks ago i bought a wahoo bolt (mentioned here before) at the same time i bought a fitbit 5... total impulse purchase, i thought it would partner the bolt very well... i've realized that they both basically do the same thing and i don't want to wear a fitbit all day every day, but i'm so ashamed by my impulse purchase that i dare not touch it let alone resell it woe is me
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Originally Posted by tajimirich
A few weeks ago i bought a wahoo bolt (mentioned here before) at the same time i bought a fitbit 5... total impulse purchase, i thought it would partner the bolt very well... i've realized that they both basically do the same thing and i don't want to wear a fitbit all day every day, but i'm so ashamed by my impulse purchase that i dare not touch it let alone resell it woe is me
Fitbits and Bolts are very different animals - they do work well together, but the fitbit does need to be worn 24/7, more or less.
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Fitbits and Bolts are very different animals - they do work well together, but the fitbit does need to be worn 24/7, more or less.
yeah i think that's my problem, just can't give pride of place to a fitbit, i love the watch my wife bought me too much and i don't want to have a watch on either wrist also i think the strap is a small size or somesuch, i'm on the final eyelet and it's pretty tight

i've been without a smartphone for the last 24 hours or so and i was thinking the fitbit5 might actually be a pretty useful tool for navigating - the first generation wahoo bolt doesn't have fully featured gps - but i think it would still need a smartphone to calibrate so yeah, i'm grounded for the moment...

(whoa, extremely animated talker next to me in starbucks totally throwing off my focus)
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I just bought this Leyzne Travel Floor Drive for traveling.
I found packing a full size pump was just too much.
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