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08-07-22, 05:18 PM
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Posted By bamboobike4

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08-07-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 383
Posted By bamboobike4

I used to start with Tom Collins, move to gin & ...

I used to start with Tom Collins, move to gin & tonic, then gin on ice, then give me the &$%#€ bottle.

However, one thing led to another. I embarrassed a Mississippi lass, got a ticket for going...
08-07-22, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 383
Posted By bamboobike4

I think so. They exiled that bastid to Key West...

I think so. They exiled that bastid to Key West and he escaped to Colorado to avoid the humidity.

He had a lot of gadgets, but management assured me he doesn’t get near a hacksaw.
08-07-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 28,795
Posted By bamboobike4

I rode mine with stock fork. No issues. ...

I rode mine with stock fork. No issues. crank_addict taught me to ease in and out of everything on it.
08-07-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By bamboobike4

Needs/Wants Begrudge yourself the search for...

Needs/Wants

Begrudge yourself the search for excellence?

I think not.

Join a commune,
Become a vegan,
Vow chastity,
Write poetry,
08-06-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By bamboobike4

I didn’t watch the video….

The “OEM” bikes are shipped, only to have every bolt and nut reviewed, upgraded if possible, treated if necessary. The RD is overhauled and all moving parts upgraded or treated. Same with the FD, BB,...
08-06-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 28,795
Posted By bamboobike4

Hose clamps over duct tape, and call it a custom....

Hose clamps over duct tape, and call it a custom.

I still have my cracked frame by the way, cracked at a BB weld.
08-06-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 377
Posted By bamboobike4

I have the digital version of that Huret. ...

I have the digital version of that Huret. Fork-mounted. Wireless.
08-06-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By bamboobike4

I’ll sell you a whole group less hubs. ...

I’ll sell you a whole group less hubs.
Including pedals. And, of course, levers and hoods.
Cheap.
08-06-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 383
Posted By bamboobike4

A vegan I’m not. Maybe I’d eat one in a pinch. ...

A vegan I’m not. Maybe I’d eat one in a pinch. But it seemed “planty.”.
08-06-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 377
Posted By bamboobike4

:roflmao2::roflmao2: Finally, a way to...

:roflmao2::roflmao2:

Finally, a way to qualify mushrooms.
08-06-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 377
Posted By bamboobike4

$10 to $60 wireless:

There are a lot, and in a world where you give up 2 cups of coffee house product to have a wireless cyclo, pretty cool.

A couple-three of my C&V’s just scream “No!” with any mounts, period.

I...
08-05-22, 08:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 383
Posted By bamboobike4

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Very comfortable.

...
08-05-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 383
Posted By bamboobike4

Drew at a bike resort….catastrophic.

Drew at a bike resort….catastrophic.
08-05-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 383
Posted By bamboobike4

Blast from the past….

I’m at Buffalo Lodge Bicycle Resort. Happy Hour (of course).

The live music had me laughing:

remember this guy?...
08-05-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,911
Posted By bamboobike4

Magic Eraser

Magic Eraser
08-05-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,911
Posted By bamboobike4

This

This
08-04-22, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By bamboobike4

Add the FD and calipers, I’d go the Benjamin and...

Add the FD and calipers, I’d go the Benjamin and a half.
08-04-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By bamboobike4

Exactly. I’ve black-filled a lot of old DA and...

Exactly. I’ve black-filled a lot of old DA and Suntour stuff, then rubbed the lettering to make them stand out.

Also “renewed” the lettering on 7400 and 600EX and Arabic stuff. Really does look...
08-04-22, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By bamboobike4

There was an article years ago on looking for...

There was an article years ago on looking for fine Italian bikes in Europe.
I think it was in Bicycling.
The conclusion was that they are in the U.S.
Re: Europeans were more pragmatic and tended...
08-04-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10,314
Views: 1,310,898
Posted By bamboobike4

There, fixed it for you. I've seen you run.

There, fixed it for you. I've seen you run.
08-04-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,378
Posted By bamboobike4

No one said there'd be French....:roflmao2:

No one said there'd be French....:roflmao2:
08-04-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 846
Posted By bamboobike4

Pretty much a tie, IMO

As long as they both match.

Cinelli: I prefer the 64-42 bar with a 1R stem, 70mm.
I like them polished, but that's a lot of work. I still do it.
There are a lot of Cinelli variations I do not...
08-04-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10,314
Views: 1,310,898
Posted By bamboobike4

Elmer Fudd's was the best, and I think...

Elmer Fudd's was the best, and I think Springsteen sang it that way once, but couldn't finish because Little Stevie was laughing so hard.

I was at the movies, watching the 2nd Hannibal Lecter...
08-04-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10,314
Views: 1,310,898
Posted By bamboobike4

She watched it during indoor climbing workouts,...

She watched it during indoor climbing workouts, like Loveland Pass in CO.
The bikes are very interesting to me, the difference between theirs and the mens'.
She liked the kit. I spent the whole...
08-04-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By bamboobike4

I'm quite familiar with his work on Guerciotti's....

I'm quite familiar with his work on Guerciotti's. Well-regarded.
He often painted over a pearl base, and this brought out the colors he used.

He did the same scheme, on black, but while it looks...
08-04-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10,314
Views: 1,310,898
Posted By bamboobike4

Uh-oh. You are raising a cyclist.

Uh-oh.
You are raising a cyclist.
08-04-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10,314
Views: 1,310,898
Posted By bamboobike4

I'll check him out. I think many bands are...

I'll check him out.

I think many bands are good early, or we like what they have, and then they change, for various reasons.
Then we have the chance to like something else.

Lately, I'm into...
08-04-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10,314
Views: 1,310,898
Posted By bamboobike4

seypat sausage. it's not the rage. ...

seypat sausage. it's not the rage.


There's an arrest waiting to happen.


Don't. You are not a blonde named Bambi.
(Oops, my flashback interrupted there... Wesson oil and shower curtain.......
08-04-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10,314
Views: 1,310,898
Posted By bamboobike4

If she outgrows that bike, let me know.

If she outgrows that bike, let me know.
08-03-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10,314
Views: 1,310,898
Posted By bamboobike4

Sorry…

….he’ll never be “the boss” of me or my music collection.
Not an American icon, legend, or great. John Hyatt, he ain’t.

He’s been a media darling since they put him on the cover of Time when I...
08-02-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,378
Posted By bamboobike4

I don’t disagree with the points of view...

I don’t disagree with the points of view expressed herein.
I’m not a professional.
I don’t play one on TV.

I just don’t follow any real guidelines.
Dozens of builds, 126 to 130 setups.
Thumb...
08-01-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By bamboobike4

Will do.

Will do.
08-01-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 521
Posted By bamboobike4

if iab goes missing for weeks, we should look...

if iab goes missing for weeks, we should look here first.
08-01-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By bamboobike4

Yep, Expert was the Smoke on the Water and Black...

Yep, Expert was the Smoke on the Water and Black Dog.
That color scheme looked great with the GPX.
Good riding frames, will ride good as is, or upgrade to "what was that?" as you ride by.
08-01-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By bamboobike4

I'm gonna start looking for 32h carbon clincher...

I'm gonna start looking for 32h carbon clincher rims....
08-01-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 696
Posted By bamboobike4

I'm considering. That's all I can say. I may...

I'm considering. That's all I can say. I may reach out to nomadmax . He can spin that and UT is his game.
08-01-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 630
Posted By bamboobike4

Thanks. I may end up doing just that. Just to...

Thanks. I may end up doing just that. Just to avoid a lot of trial and error.
We leave in 3 days, and ran a pretty decent training climb Saturday, 8,100' over 104 miles, mostly leg-punchers.
She...
08-01-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 630
Posted By bamboobike4

My bike is not Di2, hers is. I am sorry for any...

My bike is not Di2, hers is. I am sorry for any confusion.

My issue was an IRD 11-34 11-speed cassette (very light, not expensive at all) that does not play all that well with my DA 9000 setup....
08-01-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 630
Posted By bamboobike4

I appreciate the information. I know what the...

I appreciate the information. I know what the gears are, thanks, just wanted to know about the setup.
We did 8,100' Saturday over 104 miles, and she was OK, feels better about heading west.
07-30-22, 03:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By bamboobike4

Simple wheels. YouTube is your resource.

Simple wheels.
YouTube is your resource.
07-29-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By bamboobike4

Lubed skewer assembly. Excellent leverage on...

Lubed skewer assembly.
Excellent leverage on the DA skewer arm.
Ti axle.
Pulling tension on the skewer rod vs. compression on the Ti axle.
A body builder tightening a well-lubed skewer.

A...
07-29-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 630
Posted By bamboobike4

Thanks for all the info....

I've gathered the great advice and devised a set of plans, if not for now, certainly for the future. Tech/Equipment is moving so fast.

Plan A:
GRX crankset 46.30 (already on her gravel bike)...
07-29-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 630
Posted By bamboobike4

Thank you. One of my friends just happens to be...

Thank you. One of my friends just happens to be one of their ambassadors. I'll check with him.
07-29-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 630
Posted By bamboobike4

That was kind of the crux of my question,...

That was kind of the crux of my question, swapping in GRX 46/30 for Ultegra 50/34.

I'm going to go with the 2mm inward spacers on the GRX, swap that in, and if it works, fine. It has for others...
07-29-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 423
Posted By bamboobike4

Synchro or Ergo?

Synchro or Ergo?
07-29-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By bamboobike4

Be careful tightening the skewer on that one. ...

Be careful tightening the skewer on that one.
Don't ask me how I know this.
07-29-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By bamboobike4

I’d pay that for them, NOS. 1. DA...

I’d pay that for them, NOS.
1. DA 7700/7800/7900/9000/9100 hubs in their free state are easily worth $200/set, considering their MSRP’s were easily double that.
2. The only limitation, these...
07-28-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 3,692
Posted By bamboobike4

1987 Fiorini

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07-28-22, 06:19 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,338
Posted By bamboobike4

12 rolling, 4 frames. I think. UPDATE: 8...

12 rolling, 4 frames.
I think.

UPDATE:
8 rolling ready.
6 rolling for sale.
1 wall hanger.
2 being built.
1 frame that may get single-sped.
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