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10-15-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2,109
Views: 232,424
Posted By Classtime

Mounting Tubular Tires requires 100% focus and 0...

Mounting Tubular Tires requires 100% focus and 0 distractions. To suggest that you can do it while watching TV or listening to music is crazy talk. Newbies read this thread. Someone could get hurt....
10-13-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,503
Posted By Classtime

I don't understand drop bars with that stem. Try...

I don't understand drop bars with that stem. Try Northroads, Albatross or Oxford bars. Or maybe you really want to try drop bars on your Cimarron with the RTP tires. :foo: And maybe your saddle can...
10-10-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 811
Posted By Classtime

Beautiful job on the bike. But this edition of...

Beautiful job on the bike. But this edition of the Professional, with those fastback seat stays? If I start liking those, I'll drift into liking the modern dropped seat stays on the carbon bikes. Not...
10-10-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,503
Posted By Classtime

That is a very nice first drop bar bike. With...

That is a very nice first drop bar bike. With your Cimarron, you are all set😉

Donít start buying stems and stuff for fitment until you put some miles on it because your body can and will undergo...
10-08-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 359
Posted By Classtime

Cut a 4mm piece off the axle, swap spacers, and...

Cut a 4mm piece off the axle, swap spacers, and re- dish. It should work as well as a Shimano 600 hub I reformed for my old PX-10.
10-08-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By Classtime

There is CINO and There is Spirit of 78

My daughter's fiance is in Portugal this weekend. He brought along his very well preserved 1985 Centurion Ironman. Reading through the "Rules" makes me want to spend more time healing my achilles and...
10-06-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,427
Posted By Classtime

Worth Repeating: Since it's my competition,...

Worth Repeating:

Since it's my competition, I get to make the rules:

You have to be the owner of the completion-entry component: no submission of random photos found on the web
Post your...
10-06-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 773
Posted By Classtime

NICE IM. Friction shifting and non-aero brake...

NICE IM. Friction shifting and non-aero brake levers make it a 85.
10-02-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 381
Posted By Classtime

The different 7900 pull ratio refers to the...

The different 7900 pull ratio refers to the brakes. 10 speed Shimano is 10 speed Shimano.
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09-25-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,991
Views: 84,968
Posted By Classtime

Local.

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09-23-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 828
Posted By Classtime

Nice job on the rebuild. Looks fantastic. For...

Nice job on the rebuild. Looks fantastic. For your ride this weekend, use some Shimano or Campy skewers to hold the rear axle in place. I don't understand the physics of it all but I know that they...
09-19-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By Classtime

Yes, the BWR is epic. I did the Waffle in...

Yes, the BWR is epic. I did the Waffle in 2013,14,15, and 16. It is time for another go. Bigger and Better I heard.
09-19-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 705
Posted By Classtime

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Sugino Mighty Tour shifting 10 speed.
09-19-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By Classtime

A 42 is Classic. And Iím also baby sitting: ...

A 42 is Classic. And Iím also baby sitting:

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09-16-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,040
Posted By Classtime

What I dreamed of riding in 1974: Peugeot PX-10...

What I dreamed of riding in 1974:
Peugeot PX-10
Raleigh Professional
Schwinn Paramount
Motobecane Le Champion

BUT I've had the most fun lately riding a couple of 80s from Specialized which are...
09-12-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 576
Posted By Classtime

Nice. My only concern is that the tab could...

Nice. My only concern is that the tab could interfere with tightening the handlebar clamp bolt.
09-06-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By Classtime

Save up for the RTP. Itís worth it. Cheapskates...

Save up for the RTP. Itís worth it. Cheapskates go with DTH.
09-06-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 813
Posted By Classtime

The only regrets wrt knee replacement is not...

The only regrets wrt knee replacement is not doing it sooner. (My dad) Guy on our regular ride was dropping me again 7 weeks after his surgery.
09-06-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 991
Posted By Classtime

For posteriors sake we need a picture of this C&V...

For posteriors sake we need a picture of this C&V bike you race on.

edit: funny posteriors. Did I do that?
09-05-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By Classtime

I Just Fell Off the Wagon.

I was so good! Down to three bikes and putting miles on each. But I had hubs and rims that need spokes. But $poke$ for this wheelset could not be new. Looking for a cheap wheelset for the spokes and ...
09-04-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,178
Posted By Classtime

3 or 4,years from now, 9200 won't be capable of...

3 or 4,years from now, 9200 won't be capable of running the newest updates and 9400 will require a renewable yearly contract. I read the above linked review and the only part I kinda understand is...
09-03-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By Classtime

Bring the venue to you. ...

Bring the venue to you.
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Brewed in Paso Robles
09-03-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,178
Posted By Classtime

Deep down, you want Campy. Now you have an...

Deep down, you want Campy. Now you have an excuse.

Proposing a new sub forum:
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09-02-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By Classtime

Iím In

April fits my schedule so much better! I was a little bummed out by the most recent postponement because I had transferred my registration to Caliwild. Caliwild kindly handed it back to me, my base...
09-01-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 20,966
Posted By Classtime

The BWR California was in July with 900 men and...

The BWR California was in July with 900 men and another 100 women. I've ridden it a few times on my KOF Bike with 25s and will be putting it on my calendar again for next spring. It predates gravel...
08-29-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 717
Posted By Classtime

I have one on my 82 Super Record equipped Medici....

I have one on my 82 Super Record equipped Medici. IMO, better than original and I never get any sh_t for it. The original SR lasted so long that it could not be replaced reasonably with NOS. Settling...
08-13-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 20,966
Posted By Classtime

Sorry to hear that Gaucho. While we never forget...

Sorry to hear that Gaucho. While we never forget how to ride a bicycle, it seems that we do forget how to climb a ladder. They have been frightening me lately.
08-10-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,784
Posted By Classtime

VERY VERY COOL BIKE. I'll be on the lookout for...

VERY VERY COOL BIKE. I'll be on the lookout for that Blue Fairdale. The tape looks fine and with Road Shoes and Pedals? Step-in UP!
08-09-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,914
Posted By Classtime

I need to wrap down to the bar ends to get the...

I need to wrap down to the bar ends to get the tape to lie nice under the point where the shift cable exits from under the tape. I also need to wrap up to the stem so that the tape doesn't roll back...
08-07-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2,109
Views: 232,424
Posted By Classtime

I've never ridden the Giros but I am a...

I've never ridden the Giros but I am a Continental Tubular Fan. I imagine the Giro rides much like the Vittoria Rally which is rather harsh. When the rear Giro needs replacing, consider replacing...
08-03-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,109
Posted By Classtime

For 7,8, or 9 speed, it doesnít get any better...

For 7,8, or 9 speed, it doesnít get any better than 7700 Dura Ace. The 7700 bottom bracket is very much fun to rebuild and is very well sealed. No reason to go all modern and ugly with 10 speed 7800...
08-03-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,784
Posted By Classtime

2 years from now, you will be much happier with a...

2 years from now, you will be much happier with a 7 year old top of the line road bike Like Spagetti Legs' than a 4 year old entry level madison avenue concoction. And I think we ride some of the...
07-31-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,807
Posted By Classtime

Don't go crazy on cables if your ultimately...

Don't go crazy on cables if your ultimately looking for a larger frame. (Leave em long). Glad your feeling fantastic on the bike now but ...
07-30-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,876
Posted By Classtime

ďAll Bikes Do The Same ThingĒ

So my son told me when I informed him that I sold a bike to buy these:...
07-29-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,784
Posted By Classtime

Having ridden consistently and maybe suffering...

Having ridden consistently and maybe suffering regularly, for only a year or so, I'd say you have much more fitness to gain by riding your current bikes. But I get wanting a new bike. The fast guys...
07-23-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,807
Posted By Classtime

On the bright side, when you get your new stem,...

On the bright side, when you get your new stem, you can re wrap your bars and wrap all the way to the reinforced center section😉
07-23-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,807
Posted By Classtime

I feel your pain but, your new stem, while...

I feel your pain but,

your new stem, while it may look proper, is rather short. And your seat post is not really over extended. Get yourself a 120 and continue to have fun with your bike while you...
07-14-21, 11:37 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,807
Posted By Classtime

Could be you have 1/2 step plus Granny gearing....

Could be you have 1/2 step plus Granny gearing. Fully explore that set up before you go changing things. It is way cool. The gears on my 85 620 are what I miss the most from selling it.
07-14-21, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2,109
Views: 232,424
Posted By Classtime

Consider getting some Stans if the valves have...

Consider getting some Stans if the valves have removable cores(mine do). The base tape on Rallys is a ***** to remove when patching a tube. A Vittoria Corsa spare will introduce you to nice tires and...
06-11-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,193
Posted By Classtime

A possibility is to select an organized century...

A possibility is to select an organized century that suits your vintage road ride fancy and encourage C&V'ers to target that ride. After a couple years of increasing participation, the organizers may...
06-01-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9,929
Views: 1,122,190
Posted By Classtime

200 bucks is a good price for a nice Master. My...

200 bucks is a good price for a nice Master. My wife's Miami Vice has 7700 except for crankset.

...
05-27-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 20,966
Posted By Classtime

If I was getting wool shorts, I'd get Kucharik...

If I was getting wool shorts, I'd get Kucharik with leather chamois. They make them right there in Gardena and can replace the chamois when the time comes. He used to make our club kits (not wool)...
05-24-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 892
Posted By Classtime

log into my Eroica? Then Forgot pw?

log into my Eroica? Then Forgot pw?
05-14-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By Classtime

Your FW is not freely wheeling. Lube it.

Your FW is not freely wheeling. Lube it.
05-13-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 20,966
Posted By Classtime

I never thought of Eroica as a business. All...

I never thought of Eroica as a business. All three times, it felt like they were doing me a favor by organizing the ride and convincing you all to come along. Though I can't make it this year, it...
05-13-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 20,966
Posted By Classtime

I still can't make that date and I am registered...

I still can't make that date and I am registered for both the Classic and Nova. If you or someone you know needs to register -- $150 includes both days, let me know and I will initiate the transfer.
05-05-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 20,966
Posted By Classtime

I was told that registration will open on the...

I was told that registration will open on the tenth.
04-18-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,578
Posted By Classtime

Another lesson that I hope you learned is to put...

Another lesson that I hope you learned is to put the appropriate pressure in your tires.
04-02-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 687
Posted By Classtime

I have two buddies who went over the bars by...

I have two buddies who went over the bars by grabbing the brakes and then as they are thrown forward they grab more and over they go. One buddy broke a collar bone. Use the same levers and North...
03-28-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 778
Posted By Classtime

You CAN install the new pads without bending the...

You CAN install the new pads without bending the sides of the holders. It is work. By the 4th pad, you will have it down, but you won’t want to do it again.
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