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Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-11, 04:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,809
Posted By txvintage

A scope fromn the roof of a tall building in your...

A scope fromn the roof of a tall building in your complex......
Forum: Texas
10-13-11, 03:23 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 23,519
Posted By txvintage

My biggest question/wait has been when can one go...

My biggest question/wait has been when can one go from Farmersville to Paris. Heck, I'll even add a bike for that!

Would a CX bike handle it or do you recommend an MTB?
09-27-11, 10:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,506
Posted By txvintage

You have any 32h tubular rims? I'm at work and...

You have any 32h tubular rims? I'm at work and the filters are blocking the pics....
09-27-11, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,670
Posted By txvintage

It starts off innocenlty enough, usually with a...

It starts off innocenlty enough, usually with a wheel set. A wheel set even makes sense because on a bike it's a major cost cutting area to keep a bike's price down. After they lure you in with the...
09-27-11, 07:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,526
Posted By txvintage

I have a Kuato as my dirty little secret. It...

I have a Kuato as my dirty little secret. It totally lacks character and pinache, but it rocks in it's own way.
09-26-11, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By txvintage

I have two bike hooks set apart for a broom...

I have two bike hooks set apart for a broom handle to hang on them horizontally. Slide the wheels over the broom handle and hang the handle from the hooks.

Some have tires, some have cassettes,...
09-25-11, 07:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,267
Posted By txvintage

It's uncanny how well those Vento decals blend...

It's uncanny how well those Vento decals blend with the frame color.
09-12-11, 02:16 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,292
Posted By txvintage

I'm not liking the time between checkins here. ...

I'm not liking the time between checkins here. Zandoval if there anything that I can help with please do not hesitate to let me know. I'm not an insurmountable distance away.
09-11-11, 09:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,300
Posted By txvintage

Best of luck Mike. Keep your eye on the ball and...

Best of luck Mike. Keep your eye on the ball and listen to the Docs and you will be attacking hills before ya know it.
09-07-11, 06:49 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 17,454
Posted By txvintage

Hang in there zjrog, thoughts and prayers buddy,...

Hang in there zjrog, thoughts and prayers buddy, thoughts and prayers.
09-03-11, 11:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,026
Posted By txvintage

I think the LA market will be more expensive, and...

I think the LA market will be more expensive, and you may not know your way around as well or have easy transportation.
09-03-11, 11:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,026
Posted By txvintage

But of course ...

But of course

https://sites.google.com/site/bruincycling/
09-03-11, 11:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,026
Posted By txvintage

Did I mention, WOW?

Did I mention, WOW?
09-03-11, 11:27 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,026
Posted By txvintage

Wow, what a find. I know we have at least...

Wow, what a find.

I know we have at least one San Diego poster, CMC Sandiego. Hopefully he will chime in and have some input on where a good solid beater for campus can be found.

Ya know,...
09-02-11, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By txvintage

Welcome back Bee!

Welcome back Bee!
09-02-11, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 537
Posted By txvintage

I worked from home for a couple of years and the...

I worked from home for a couple of years and the biggest challenge is that you never really "leave" the office. One of my "coworkers" found his solution by waking up, getting ready, and walking...
09-01-11, 07:53 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 34,048
Posted By txvintage

Mondinico Rossin Basso Tommasini ...

Mondinico
Rossin
Basso
Tommasini
Pinarello

There are tons of options other than the big two, and the frames are just as nice, just more affordable.
09-01-11, 08:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By txvintage

Hutch, I'm betting those of us in DFW are by far...

Hutch, I'm betting those of us in DFW are by far the closest to you guys in San Angelo!
09-01-11, 08:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,453
Posted By txvintage

Shaweeet!

Shaweeet!
08-30-11, 07:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By txvintage

Geo, you have a great route out the lake and...

Geo, you have a great route out the lake and back. I've got a few friends from therre and have had weveral friends who ahave been staioned there over the years.
08-30-11, 07:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 505
Posted By txvintage

Well done engstrom. I'm on my third year in a...

Well done engstrom. I'm on my third year in a row of physical disasters that have killed my HHH and Livestrong plans. I would love to do a group attack/approach to to the HHH, if I can ever stop...
08-29-11, 12:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 466
Posted By txvintage

Twp years and 2500 miles doesn't seem like enough...

Twp years and 2500 miles doesn't seem like enough for a flange to fail on a wheel, but sometimes it just happens. Many of your miles have been loaded touring, or at least with a trailer.

I'm...
08-29-11, 12:10 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 4,220
Posted By txvintage

You folks be safe and be careful with the looter...

You folks be safe and be careful with the looter types.
08-28-11, 12:49 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 4,220
Posted By txvintage

We can't get my mother inlaw to leave her summer...

We can't get my mother inlaw to leave her summer cottage that has been winterized for year round living in Connecticut. I think it's going to take other family members going and putting her in a car...
08-25-11, 07:12 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,056
Posted By txvintage

What if it spontaneously aslpodes?:eek::twitchy:

What if it spontaneously aslpodes?:eek::twitchy:
08-23-11, 08:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 597
Posted By txvintage

I've been kicking around using a set of gold...

I've been kicking around using a set of gold Mavic rims on an all red Ironman, with yellowish gold decals.
08-15-11, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By txvintage

Way to go Ms. Pumper! BTW, no need to be a...

Way to go Ms. Pumper!

BTW, no need to be a stranger!
08-15-11, 06:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,997
Posted By txvintage

Ya, it was always crowded and would be a great...

Ya, it was always crowded and would be a great training course for bike messengers. We had it down pat though, and we did every day. At lunch we would time trial from Nav Sub Training (Nastypac) to...
08-14-11, 07:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,997
Posted By txvintage

When I was stationed at Pearl Harbor my riding...

When I was stationed at Pearl Harbor my riding partner and I would wait for a bus to come by and draft/race them to Ala Moana Center. We almost always won thanks to the bus stops, lol.
08-13-11, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,085
Posted By txvintage

One of the most under rated Italian frames out...

One of the most under rated Italian frames out there. It's well worth a quality build.
08-10-11, 01:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 636
Posted By txvintage

Rub grease on the other three.

Rub grease on the other three.
08-09-11, 12:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,359
Posted By txvintage

I have one B-19 that has been with me since 1988....

I have one B-19 that has been with me since 1988. that includes a 15+ yr layoff with no riding due to back issues.

I sold all of my cycling gear and bikeswhen my back issues started, except...
08-09-11, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,272
Posted By txvintage

Another Iron Man, yawn.:p You couldn't get...

Another Iron Man, yawn.:p

You couldn't get me to own another one (unless it was in my size).

I can't stand the colors (that I don't have yet).

I wish people would just forget about this...
08-09-11, 11:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,590
Posted By txvintage

Best Centurion deal I've seen since I got my free...

Best Centurion deal I've seen since I got my free Purple Haze Master.
08-09-11, 11:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,699
Posted By txvintage

Favorite: When it's all done and...

Favorite: When it's all done and beeeeyouooooteeeeful.

Least favorite: It's never really done. There's always something that can be changed/upgraded/experimented with/yada yada yad a. It...
08-09-11, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 407
Posted By txvintage

I dunno, we stayed at a Super 8 in Cumberland a...

I dunno, we stayed at a Super 8 in Cumberland a few weeks a go and it was $90. Granted it was a Saturday, but $90 for a Super 8! Highway robbery, it was.
08-08-11, 12:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By txvintage

Columbus Tenax can handle 245 with no problem. ...

Columbus Tenax can handle 245 with no problem. As others have stated, it's your wheels you need to focus on. 32 spoke, with the rear laced 3X and you will have near bomb proof wheels if they are...
08-07-11, 08:33 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 15,225
Posted By txvintage

I have 8, 9, and 10 Sp. I think the 8 and 9 look...

I have 8, 9, and 10 Sp. I think the 8 and 9 look better, but appreciate all three. The thing I hate the most is that I can't use interchangeable wheel sets due to the 8 sp thingy.
08-04-11, 09:51 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 8,359
Posted By txvintage

I've yet to find out what, if anything, about a...

I've yet to find out what, if anything, about a bike is worth getting angy or upset over.
08-03-11, 07:30 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,058
Posted By txvintage

The beautifuk thing is that there is no right or...

The beautifuk thing is that there is no right or wrong. What works for one may not be the best option for another. Each of us has different likes, needs, or desires.

What's important is that an...
08-03-11, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,382
Posted By txvintage

What bau said.

What bau said.
08-03-11, 11:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 457
Posted By txvintage

I had about 6 months left before moving to San...

I had about 6 months left before moving to San Diego and I bought a Crit bike, Cannondale Black Lightening, knowing I would be racing Crits when I got to SoCal. While the bike was a monster for it's...
08-03-11, 04:05 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,887
Posted By txvintage

Sigh, and here I was with images of French...

Sigh, and here I was with images of French Lingerie.:p
08-02-11, 10:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 457
Posted By txvintage

If keeping just one bike in the stable go for the...

If keeping just one bike in the stable go for the all arounder. While a bike that launches in the spriint is a great thing, what percentage of time riding do you spend doing intervals or sprinting...
08-02-11, 08:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,206
Posted By txvintage

My Dawes Super Galaxy tourer has a complete Deore...

My Dawes Super Galaxy tourer has a complete Deore drive train.
http://i329.photobucket.com/albums/l363/awprice/100_0430.jpg
08-02-11, 07:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,981
Posted By txvintage

I don't care about stars so long as the nice lady...

I don't care about stars so long as the nice lady at arts and crafts wipes the drool off of my chin after I get my meds.
08-02-11, 07:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,335
Posted By txvintage

All I can think about is "Do It Yourself...

All I can think about is "Do It Yourself Vasectomy":eek:
08-02-11, 07:44 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,491
Posted By txvintage

I'm lucky that an LBS tha's about 15 miles away...

I'm lucky that an LBS tha's about 15 miles away has a real old school mechanic that runs the rather significantly large service department. I would say the average age of the bulk of the mechanics...
08-02-11, 07:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,035
Posted By txvintage

All my bikes live inside, where I happen to also...

All my bikes live inside, where I happen to also keep the gun collection. I do not leave my bikes unattended anywhere except at a mini mart store if I happen to be reloading liquids, and then I...
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