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05-15-21, 03:00 AM
Replies: 2,006
Views: 203,840
Posted By Lazyass

FYI, I got a pinch flat on one of my tubulars...

FYI, I got a pinch flat on one of my tubulars when I hit some RR tracks at the wrong angle so I repaired it. I already had some Loctite fabric glue I had bought at Walmart and decided to try it and...
05-12-21, 03:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 543
Posted By Lazyass

Just make yourself ride in a high gear.

Just make yourself ride in a high gear.
05-11-21, 03:12 AM
Replies: 3,983
Views: 580,994
Posted By Lazyass

I had to ensure my grandson had the coolest bike...

I had to ensure my grandson had the coolest bike in the neighborhood. It's actually a nice one.

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05-11-21, 03:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 792
Posted By Lazyass

If I ever see one of those in my size for sale...

If I ever see one of those in my size for sale I'm going to buy it. Very nice. I do wonder if there are metal cable housing clamps large enough for that top tube, I know it's a larger diameter than a...
05-11-21, 02:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,086
Posted By Lazyass

When I got my first SS three years ago what...

When I got my first SS three years ago what surprised me is my average speed was about the same as my geared bikes. I'm usually in the mid-high 17mph range. It made me wonder why I even had bikes...
05-11-21, 02:49 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,302
Posted By Lazyass

Hey, when you get it can you tell me if it can...

Hey, when you get it can you tell me if it can mount on the stem? Looks like it can but I don't know how long the o rings stretch. Though I guess I could buy bigger ones if needed. I'm also looking...
05-09-21, 02:47 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 9,215
Posted By Lazyass

I started climbing with my hands in the drops...

I started climbing with my hands in the drops because I saw him do that.
05-08-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 494
Posted By Lazyass

If I knew the DA was perfectly round and I...

If I knew the DA was perfectly round and I wouldn't have any tight spots on the chain like I do with my Wabi ring I would buy one. But that's a lot of money for something I'm not positive of.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-21, 03:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,227
Posted By Lazyass

I'd normally say Sora, 10 speed is fine. But...

I'd normally say Sora, 10 speed is fine. But after owning a disc brake bike for 3 years now I say get the 105/rim brake option.
05-05-21, 02:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 462
Posted By Lazyass

Giordana is 250 meters. I was always under the...

Giordana is 250 meters. I was always under the impression all tracks were the same length.
05-04-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 462
Posted By Lazyass

I've been on this forum since '08 and I just...

I've been on this forum since '08 and I just noticed there was a track section lol
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 02:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,060
Posted By Lazyass

I always buy pretty expensive tires. Bought a new...

I always buy pretty expensive tires. Bought a new bike a little over a year ago and it came with Conti Ultrasport's that you can buy for less than $30. They were so good I just kept them on until...
04-29-21, 03:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,447
Posted By Lazyass

Challenge Paris Roubaix open tubulars are as...

Challenge Paris Roubaix open tubulars are as smooth as it gets but they aren't a budget tire.

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04-27-21, 03:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,274
Posted By Lazyass

I was road cycling for 30 years then bought my...

I was road cycling for 30 years then bought my first single speed bike, mostly out of curiosity. It instantly became my favorite bike. What surprised me was my average speed didn't really decrease...
04-24-21, 03:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,062
Posted By Lazyass

Nothing to add but that's a well done Cannondale.

Nothing to add but that's a well done Cannondale.
04-24-21, 03:03 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,119
Posted By Lazyass

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Forum: Touring
04-23-21, 04:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,093
Posted By Lazyass

On my bikes with tubular wheels I carry a small...

On my bikes with tubular wheels I carry a small 2oz bottle of Stan's. I had to use it one time. I removed the vale core, squirted in half the bottle, aired it up and whet on my way. It sealed so well...
04-23-21, 03:54 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,393
Posted By Lazyass

I started road cycling in 1987 and didn't wear a...

I started road cycling in 1987 and didn't wear a helmet until 1993. That was when I was in the military and they came out with a rule that helmets were mandatory when riding on base. But that was...
04-23-21, 03:40 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 11,294
Posted By Lazyass

You have to look for good deals. In 1997 I bought...

You have to look for good deals. In 1997 I bought a new Raleigh R700 with Ultegra 600 group for $1200 (still have it). In 2012 I bought a Focus Culebro with Ultegra 6700 on sale for $1200. In 2019 I...
04-22-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 997
Posted By Lazyass

Both of those wheelsets look horrendous. And deep...

Both of those wheelsets look horrendous. And deep aero rims on a vintage frame just doesn't match.
04-19-21, 03:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By Lazyass

With sealed bearings you can pull the bearing...

With sealed bearings you can pull the bearing race out, stick your finger inside of it and spin it. If the bearings are shot it'll be obvious, it should spin smooth. As far as miles, who knows, they...
04-18-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 21,727
Posted By Lazyass

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04-16-21, 03:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,663
Posted By Lazyass

Be aware that the Reynolds 725 tubing decal won't...

Be aware that the Reynolds 725 tubing decal won't be on the bike. They's supposed to have it in some paperwork that comes in the box so you can put it on yourself. Mine was actually missing so they...
04-15-21, 03:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 731
Posted By Lazyass

Yeah I still have the leather straps. My first...

Yeah I still have the leather straps. My first road bike I got in '87 was an '84 Peugeot PX10 with the stock tubulars. My uncle was into cycling and he gave me that bike and taught me how to glue and...
04-14-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 731
Posted By Lazyass

Flats are easy. I carry a small 2oz bottle of...

Flats are easy. I carry a small 2oz bottle of Stan's sealant. Pop the valve stem off with my chain breaker, squeeze in half the bottle, pump it up and go. And I can swap on a spare tire in the same...
04-13-21, 03:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,663
Posted By Lazyass

I'm 52 and got my first SS at 49 (road cycling...

I'm 52 and got my first SS at 49 (road cycling since 1987). It instantly became my favorite bike. It's only bad on your knees if you stay in the saddle on hard efforts. And my knees aren't the...
04-04-21, 04:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 914
Posted By Lazyass

I have an '08 Raleigh RX 1.0 with a 55mm drop. I...

I have an '08 Raleigh RX 1.0 with a 55mm drop. I also like the high BB's, it's classic CX geometry. I was looking at new bikes and they've all gone lower, it's like they're trying to merge CX and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,089
Posted By Lazyass

FYI you can get this plug kit that stores in your...

FYI you can get this plug kit that stores in your bar end. Should fit drop bars as well. I ordered one for my MTB. Screw tubeless for the road, though. I'd rather run a latex tube with sealant...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,417
Posted By Lazyass

They can still have sealant in the tube. Just...

They can still have sealant in the tube. Just squirt it through the valve. I do the same thing with tubulars. I'd rather have that setup than a tubeless tire. My experience in setting up tubeless...
04-03-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4,816
Views: 599,874
Posted By Lazyass

Yes it's sealed and serviceable. With 3...

Yes it's sealed and serviceable.

With 3 different pairs of pawls to engage...
04-03-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 4,816
Views: 599,874
Posted By Lazyass

Look at the Wabi Deluxe. I have one and I also...

Look at the Wabi Deluxe. I have one and I also have a WI on another bike. The Wabi is honestly just as good, even sounds the same. The pic on their website isn't great but in person you can see it's...
03-13-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2,006
Views: 203,840
Posted By Lazyass

FWIW, BWW still has at least one set of their...

FWIW, BWW still has at least one set of their Ultegra 6700 tubulars on clearance if someone is looking to build up a bike with modern stuff. I've had a set for two years and they're flawless, I...
08-06-20, 04:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,289
Posted By Lazyass

After I got my SS and rode it for a couple of...

After I got my SS and rode it for a couple of weeks, what surprised me is that my average speed was about the same as on my geared bikes, and I didn't die in headwinds and on hills like I thought I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 04:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,601
Posted By Lazyass

Woah, I didn't even know that. Mine has the 1.75...

Woah, I didn't even know that. Mine has the 1.75 brim.
07-17-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,275
Posted By Lazyass

I run a 46/17 and keep about the same average...

I run a 46/17 and keep about the same average speed as my geared bikes. I set my personal avg spd record on my Wabi at 18.4 mph over 30-something miles. I used to run a 48 but with a 46 I can keep a...
07-17-20, 03:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,472
Posted By Lazyass

Shinola Detroit Arrow for $1000 complete. They...

Shinola Detroit Arrow for $1000 complete. They have a military discount as well. The frameset is made by Waterford. I've read that the saddle is actually nicer than a Brooks.
...
07-12-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,236
Posted By Lazyass

What the hell is all this Wabi bashing? Here...

What the hell is all this Wabi bashing?

Here is my experience:

I ordered a Special last year on Black Friday. Free Sub-15 wheels, Deluxe freewheel (as good as WI in my opinion and they should...
07-10-20, 03:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,236
Posted By Lazyass

I see the silver yall posted yesterday. One of my...

I see the silver yall posted yesterday. One of my favorite colors and I know it has to look 100x better than that pic haha
...
Forum: Foo
06-05-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 1,010,553
Posted By Lazyass

This is what I want next, Royal Enfield...

This is what I want next, Royal Enfield Continental Gt 650. It costs only 6K and Ohlins makes a suspension kit for it. It would be a fun track bike.

...
Forum: Foo
05-20-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 1,010,553
Posted By Lazyass

I didn't know that. I just joined that forum but...

I didn't know that. I just joined that forum but it's dead.

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Forum: Foo
05-20-20, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 1,010,553
Posted By Lazyass

I've always lusted over the 1st gen Yamaha FZ1's...

I've always lusted over the 1st gen Yamaha FZ1's since they came out and last year decided to get away from regular sportbikes and get a naked bike so I've been on the hunt for the one I want. It had...
04-14-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 61,612
Views: 9,304,104
Posted By Lazyass

Men's Raleigh Touring 14 27" w/accessories -...

Men's Raleigh Touring 14 27" w/accessories - $85https://charlotte.craigslist.org/bik/d/huntersville-for-sale-mens-raleigh/7107997695.html
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04-02-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,929
Posted By Lazyass

Everything I posted was factual. What you're...

Everything I posted was factual. What you're posting is a theory to try and explain it away, and trying to spin it by asking questions. Sure, they could have had a similar situation as NYC. And I...
03-31-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 94,510
Posted By Lazyass

Managed to take a decent picture finally. ...

Managed to take a decent picture finally.

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03-29-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,733
Posted By Lazyass

I would have pulled out my frame pump and did to...

I would have pulled out my frame pump and did to him what the Italian pro racer did to Dave in Breaking Away.
03-29-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 25,860
Views: 2,625,059
Posted By Lazyass

44x17, 36 miles, 17.9 avg. Two bee stings and two...

44x17, 36 miles, 17.9 avg. Two bee stings and two cars passed me. I love this bike. Forgive the trash, this whole area was flooded during the last hurricane and it still hasn't been cleaned up. We...
03-23-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4,816
Views: 599,874
Posted By Lazyass

My professional photography skills on display...

My professional photography skills on display again. Since I bought my Wabi my Swobo has been ignored. I still love her and will keep her forever. I got some hammered aluminum fenders from Handsome...
03-19-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 61,612
Views: 9,304,104
Posted By Lazyass

Want a disc bike? Seller has two '77 Kabuki...

Want a disc bike? Seller has two '77 Kabuki Skyway's

https://images.craigslist.org/00j0j_lzLpxuZNGDF_1200x900.jpg

https://images.craigslist.org/00J0J_hbH8ibKJFBB_1200x900.jpg
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03-18-20, 04:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,098
Posted By Lazyass

I turned 52 last November and rode 52 miles.

I turned 52 last November and rode 52 miles.
03-15-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,022
Posted By Lazyass

The older you get the less you care what year it...

The older you get the less you care what year it is. Half the time you can't remember anyway.
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