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04-14-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 866
Posted By Erzulis Boat

What bothers me is that the weirdo on the end...

What bothers me is that the weirdo on the end doesn't have his cranks parallel to the ground like all the other examples.
04-12-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 721
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Walk away. For the most part, consider a...

Walk away. For the most part, consider a lightweight frame a "one shot deal" when it comes to the chrome plating.

If you want it rechromed (that current chrome is toast) it is a mammoth...
04-12-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By Erzulis Boat

That will fit. I am 5'10" and raced on a 17.5 CTT...

That will fit. I am 5'10" and raced on a 17.5 CTT and it worked but was the absolute smallest MTB frame I could get away with. Even if the bike in question is CTT, you are fine.
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Those were really fast and handled fantastic back...

Those were really fast and handled fantastic back in the day. It's still a capable MTB. I raced on a factory DBR (Diamondback Racing) and the DBR had a flexy rear triangle, but the Stumpjumper...
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By Erzulis Boat

You did good. Sweet bike!

You did good. Sweet bike!
04-09-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 15,494
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Yep. It just dawned on me that "his" brand Pragma...

Yep. It just dawned on me that "his" brand Pragma is very close to Dogma. Durianrider is entertaining.
04-08-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 464
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Haha! Love this forum section. I'll be...

Haha! Love this forum section. I'll be damned......................
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,692
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Absolutely reasonable pricing too. Makes the mass...

Absolutely reasonable pricing too. Makes the mass produced carbon stuff look out of line.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,701
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Don't worry. It won't be long before everyone...

Don't worry. It won't be long before everyone starts touting "skinny" tires again.
04-08-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Correct. That frame will take a belt. Using...

Correct. That frame will take a belt.

Using a track style dropout on an elevated CS bike is easy. Wrap belt around rear pulley, install wheel all the way forward, wrap belt around crankset...
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By Erzulis Boat

There is a WWW.COM on the label. Not a vintage...

There is a WWW.COM on the label. Not a vintage one obviously.
04-07-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 506
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Yep. Rode with a CO2 system until my first flat...

Yep. Rode with a CO2 system until my first flat with said inflator. Pretty far from home and hit a construction staple. Fixed it, but the first cartridge had a "malfunction", so I had to expend both...
04-07-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 506
Posted By Erzulis Boat

I was about 10 miles from home and got a front...

I was about 10 miles from home and got a front flat. No big deal. I pull off to the side of the bike path (lucky I was on one!) and reach into my jersey pocket for my tool kit. The ONE day I forget...
04-07-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 300
Posted By Erzulis Boat

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This was my first "snakeskin" job. I wanted it to be subtle. The base...
Replies: 20
Views: 663
Posted By Erzulis Boat

99.99999999% sure that there is no "Dogma" Pin...

99.99999999% sure that there is no "Dogma" Pin MTB. Ok, I am going to go out on a limb and go with 100%
04-06-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 300
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Haha! Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!! I did install it...

Haha! Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I did install it correctly. Just seemed a little crazy!
04-06-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 300
Posted By Erzulis Boat

9 Speed Dura-Ace DT shifter question

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04-06-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,040
Posted By Erzulis Boat

This is what I tell all the Eroica first time...

This is what I tell all the Eroica first time riders that happen to ask about what bike they should run............ "The fashion show is over at the base of the first hill!"
04-05-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Just what I had in a parts bin. It was no problem...

Just what I had in a parts bin. It was no problem for me to use.
04-03-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By Erzulis Boat

V brake levers on caliper. I rode it and grabbed...

V brake levers on caliper. I rode it and grabbed a handful at a bunch of speeds and didn't have issues. I just think a combination of marijuana, beer, and poor riding skills were the main...
04-02-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,623
Posted By Erzulis Boat

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Tressa Lux from 1976. Dial ("face" to non watch people) is done in...
04-02-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,040
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Last Eroica, my Modolo Speedy calipers with...

Last Eroica, my Modolo Speedy calipers with vintage pads were virtually worthless. I actually could not come to a complete stop on that last descent. Good times!
04-02-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,623
Posted By Erzulis Boat

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Evolutionary dead end. Not a quartz, but a battery powered mechanical....
04-02-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,623
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Fountain pens? Don't get me started. I am writing...

Fountain pens? Don't get me started. I am writing with my Visconti right now with Noodler's X-Feather. There is also a Pelikan inbound. Try to decipher that one you non "fountain pen guys" Haha!
04-02-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Flat bars on vintage racer

Put flat bars on a 57/56.5 1980's mystery French race bike for a buddy. I used the same stem (prolly around 100/110 if I recall).

He has gone over the bars twice over the years. He is not a...
04-02-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,623
Posted By Erzulis Boat

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Watches? Don't get me started!
04-02-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,040
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Yep. My 2021 Eroica bike has really good brakes....

Yep. My 2021 Eroica bike has really good brakes. Ok, I am cheating here and installed some "vintage" (7700?) Dura-Ace dual pivots.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 848
Posted By Erzulis Boat

I was thinking "It's wave, not waive" but you...

I was thinking "It's wave, not waive" but you know what? Waive kinda works too!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,488
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Oh no.................a Winter bike? If...

Oh no.................a Winter bike?

If someone offered you $680, I would take it, and chalk that one up to a lesson learned.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Not complicated at all. Standard engineering...

Not complicated at all. Standard engineering stuff.

Now, whether or not that is the real cause is another thing entirely!
01-09-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,334
Posted By Erzulis Boat

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12-16-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,930
Posted By Erzulis Boat

I recall "harmonica", but maybe that was...

I recall "harmonica", but maybe that was selective hearing on my part..............
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,890
Posted By Erzulis Boat

There is a joke about Heaven and Hell. ...

There is a joke about Heaven and Hell.

Heaven- Greeted by the English, cooked for by the French, entertained by the Italians, and scheduled by the Germans.

Hell- Greeted by the French, cooked...
Forum: Foo
10-29-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,241
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Cauldron. Bonfire.

Cauldron. Bonfire.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,105
Posted By Erzulis Boat

That is not a real Pinarello. You should have...

That is not a real Pinarello. You should have tapped the "Bigfoot" app on your camera so that it turns out fuzzy. There are some details that give it away. :thumb:
10-21-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By Erzulis Boat

I think the stem is like a 90mm (100 at the...

I think the stem is like a 90mm (100 at the longest). The factory spec for the stem and fork were spot on. I can spin out the 1X on fast descents, so I think I have to up the front chainring, but...
10-19-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,185
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Decals were from Velocals. I prefer the true...

Decals were from Velocals. I prefer the true water slide variety.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,256
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Pretty normal if exertion is very high. In...

Pretty normal if exertion is very high.

In my late 20's I would get tunnel vision when my HRM would bang 240+ on climbs (normal "max" was around 210). Sometimes just a hint of shaded areas, but...
10-19-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,185
Posted By Erzulis Boat

It was a EBay frame. It came dark blue, (not a...

It was a EBay frame. It came dark blue, (not a quality repaint), and when I stripped/blasted it, I found traces of a light blue. That's probably the original color. I always wanted a pink bike, but...
10-16-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 712
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Thanks! A picture is worth a thousand words. ...

Thanks! A picture is worth a thousand words.
If "dimensional differences" denotes lack of a seal, then that's mighty thin on Campy's part! :lol:
10-16-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 712
Posted By Erzulis Boat

You can mix and match. Currently I run Chorus 11...

You can mix and match. Currently I run Chorus 11 Speed (2015+) front derailleurs with my SR setups because the cage is aluminum, and wears way better. It's just compatibility with pull ratios, 2015...
10-16-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 712
Posted By Erzulis Boat

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You can see the boxed "A" here.

The BB is marked "Super Record...
10-15-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 712
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Hmmmm. You got me on that one. I know that...

Hmmmm. You got me on that one. I know that Campagnolo insists that you run the matching BB to the group (due to bearing dimensions), but maybe there is some secret combo that the end-users have...
10-15-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Not saying it's a fake. My sister lived...

Not saying it's a fake.

My sister lived outside Paris for many years. I went to visit, and of course I visited all the bike shops that I could.

One shop had 20-30 bare (no paint, raw metal)...
10-15-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 712
Posted By Erzulis Boat

You will need the Super Record BB if you have the...

You will need the Super Record BB if you have the Super Record crankset. You cannot mix and match here. The CULT (ceramic) bearings have different external dimensions and only fit in the...
10-14-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 954
Posted By Erzulis Boat

The aluminum ones. I don't recall seeing a steel...

The aluminum ones. I don't recall seeing a steel version.
10-14-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 588
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Hey, not so fast! I was looking forward to...

Hey, not so fast!

I was looking forward to a long drawn out thread with boasting, condescension, and outright lies!

:lol:
10-14-20, 12:42 PM
10-14-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 807
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Replacing that gorgeous Orbea for a Mars? ...

Replacing that gorgeous Orbea for a Mars?

Might want to double check the doses on your psych meds.............................:lol:

Just joking!
10-14-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 954
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Those Planet framesets ride fantastic.

Those Planet framesets ride fantastic.
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