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05-21-12, 12:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,580
Posted By duckliondog

That Sub is in really good shape. The stainless...

That Sub is in really good shape. The stainless tubes remind me of the DeLorean bikes (http://deloreanbicycle.com/) that I just found out exist. I can't tell how I feel about them.
05-19-12, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,580
Posted By duckliondog

Okay, I think it is a Bridgestone/Kabuki/C. Itoh...

Okay, I think it is a Bridgestone/Kabuki/C. Itoh Super Light. The seat tube is steel because it uses a quill seatpost. It uses a quill seatpost because the aluminum lugs are too stiff for a slot...
05-17-12, 01:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,580
Posted By duckliondog

Weird Alu/Steel Bridgestone - What is it?

My buddy brought over a couple of old frames hoping I could help him get one or both up and running. This was one of them. After we stripped it, I picked it up expecting the heft of a cheap steel...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-12, 03:59 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,308
Posted By duckliondog

I was riding with my club back in the day. We...

I was riding with my club back in the day. We were aiming for a century. Naturally, I had a massive crash at mile 40, which included getting run over by several of my guys. I kept pushing to mile 50,...
Forum: Commuting
04-16-12, 03:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,739
Posted By duckliondog

The most offensive thing is when people throw...

The most offensive thing is when people throw objects. Personally, I have been used as a target for bottles and eggs. I've been honked at incessantly as you describe too, but my pet peeve is when...
04-16-12, 03:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,576
Posted By duckliondog

Para, I intend to answer that challenge! There...

Para, I intend to answer that challenge! There are many great craft breweries within biking distance of me and I need a way to transport the goods.
04-16-12, 03:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,925
Posted By duckliondog

Hot tip: self etching primer. You buy it at...

Hot tip: self etching primer.

You buy it at an auto paint store. While you're there, have them make you a spray can of real auto paint. Your life will be better. Pro grade results if you're...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-16-12, 03:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,931
Posted By duckliondog

Clean build!

Clean build!
04-16-12, 03:15 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 20,574
Posted By duckliondog

This is a Darwin Award waiting to happen.

This is a Darwin Award waiting to happen.
04-16-12, 02:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,945
Posted By duckliondog

Rider, saddle, and wheels are the major items,...

Rider, saddle, and wheels are the major items, but new cables and housing can really make a bike feel young again. That's probably the most cost effective way to satisfy that springtime urge to buy...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-07, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 601
Posted By duckliondog

Actually, he had raced. Just not against any real...

Actually, he had raced. Just not against any real people.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-07, 07:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,829
Posted By duckliondog

That way, when the poorly welded aluminum cracks,...

That way, when the poorly welded aluminum cracks, you won't notice right away.
02-28-07, 02:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,702
Posted By duckliondog

"Breakaway" by Basement Jaxx for my Cinelli...

"Breakaway" by Basement Jaxx for my Cinelli Unica. This is also my all-time number one get-out-the-door-and-ride-hard song.

Charlie Daniels' version of "Cotten Eyed Joe" for my steel Bianchi...
02-26-07, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By duckliondog

Duckliondog's ToC Stage 7 Pics

Here are the shots I got. Did anyone else see Floyd Landis walking around in a suit with other guys in suits? I didn't get a picture because I was too surprised to see him there!
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02-15-07, 04:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 905
Posted By duckliondog

This would sell bicycles so well. I ate two apple...

This would sell bicycles so well. I ate two apple fritters after my ride today.
02-15-07, 04:15 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,846
Posted By duckliondog

Only Willing To Die If It's Worth It ...

Only Willing To Die If It's Worth It

Sometimes I love riding so much that I really wouldn't care if I got flattened.
Forum: Foo
02-11-07, 06:10 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 4,746
Posted By duckliondog

CELESTE!!! Jan Ullrich is about as manly as...

CELESTE!!!
Jan Ullrich is about as manly as they come, and he rode full Celeste. He also rode in hot pink though, so maybe this argument isn't so good.
Forum: Foo
02-10-07, 11:01 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,151
Posted By duckliondog

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v43/DuckLionDog/...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v43/DuckLionDog/cincapglassfull600.jpg
Racing in the 06 Pacific Cup to Hawaii last July. Every couple of days I would get on the radio or satphone and see if anyone...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-07, 10:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,344
Posted By duckliondog

One neat thing about using two tapes is you can...

One neat thing about using two tapes is you can get two colors on the bars in a neat pattern, but it sounds like you're talking abotu something else.
02-10-07, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By duckliondog

http://www.angryasian.com/ Check that site...

http://www.angryasian.com/

Check that site out, has tons of infor on rebuilding shocks.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-07, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 792
Posted By duckliondog

Component groups do tend to get a little better...

Component groups do tend to get a little better every year. This years 105 is probably closer to last year's ultegra than last year's 105 was, but I'd bet that the two 105s are still closest in...
01-18-07, 10:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,559
Posted By duckliondog

I JUST saw it for the first time. That is the...

I JUST saw it for the first time. That is the best thing ever.
06-13-06, 03:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,870
Posted By duckliondog

Yeah, a heavy bike is only heavy by 5 lbs or so....

Yeah, a heavy bike is only heavy by 5 lbs or so. A heavy rider is heavy by, well, a lot more. I'm 130 and I suck downhill, actually, that's what I do when I go downhill, I suck wheels. Don't blame...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-06, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,564
Posted By duckliondog

Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

I've always like this part of the book. This is how pro cycling should be. Thought I'd post it for those of you who didn't make it this far in the book (it's near the end). ...
06-08-06, 02:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,295
Posted By duckliondog

I'm looking at my poster of Sean Kelly on a Vitus...

I'm looking at my poster of Sean Kelly on a Vitus Carbonio from 1985. It's so much more impressive now.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-06, 02:04 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,306
Posted By duckliondog

Boring styling, but the TTT bike is pretty cool...

Boring styling, but the TTT bike is pretty cool looking. I'd take one of those.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-06, 02:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,520
Posted By duckliondog

Crazy idea: I use both.

Crazy idea: I use both.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-06, 09:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,479
Posted By duckliondog

You aren't talking about Lance are you? He quit...

You aren't talking about Lance are you? He quit cycling for running.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-06, 08:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,458
Posted By duckliondog

That's great!

That's great!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-06, 08:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,458
Posted By duckliondog

417 mi in the first 2.5 weeks. Then, somebody...

417 mi in the first 2.5 weeks. Then, somebody reminded me that I'm actually supposed to study and go to class from time to time.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-06, 08:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,711
Posted By duckliondog

My arms and legs are super dark (I'm half...

My arms and legs are super dark (I'm half chinese, the dark kind, and half white, the white kind), the lines are really sharp due to the elastic of my riding clothes. I wore a sleeveless shirt to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-06, 01:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,438
Posted By duckliondog

Centaur brifters are lighter than Dura Ace, if...

Centaur brifters are lighter than Dura Ace, if that matters. The other stuff isn't though. I don't think Dura Ace or Record are worth the money. The only people that need it get it for free.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-06, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 852
Posted By duckliondog

Just pick the one that's the best color. With...

Just pick the one that's the best color. With tiny, high pressure tires, getting off of nicely paved roads sucks no matter what tread you have. Something considerably larger with real tread, like a...
05-28-06, 02:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By duckliondog

Or get used parts.

Or get used parts.
05-28-06, 02:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By duckliondog

I didn't know they could be silent. Just ride...

I didn't know they could be silent. Just ride faster and you won't hear it anymore.
05-28-06, 02:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By duckliondog

I haven't done this, but I'm holding onto 9s for...

I haven't done this, but I'm holding onto 9s for as long as I can too. Same reasons. Tell me if this conversion works for you.
05-28-06, 02:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By duckliondog

Yeah, I use a black shirt and my hand. It's...

Yeah, I use a black shirt and my hand. It's pretty easy.
05-26-06, 02:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,164
Posted By duckliondog

V-brakes are easy. I just grab the springs and...

V-brakes are easy. I just grab the springs and bend them away from the wheel to increase tension, or toward it to ease tension. When they move at the same time and hit the rim in unison, I call it...
05-26-06, 01:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By duckliondog

This looks familiar. I make build lists when I...

This looks familiar. I make build lists when I wander away from whatever I should be doing. I'm dreaming up a TT bike right now too. Don't forget your headset. Use boring bulk cables and housing....
Forum: Foo
05-26-06, 01:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,580
Posted By duckliondog

I like naming animals after other animals, and...

I like naming animals after other animals, and sometimes plants. If I got a cat, I'd either name it Buffalo or Kumquat. I named a hamster Onion one time.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-06, 01:33 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,616
Posted By duckliondog

Err, at the risk of actually answering your...

Err, at the risk of actually answering your question . . .

It's not a girl thing. I'm a guy, and I prefer riding with other people. My schedule dictates that I usually don't get to, but riding...
05-26-06, 01:10 AM
05-25-06, 09:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,387
Posted By duckliondog

Danno, thank you, you win, I lose.

Danno, thank you, you win, I lose.
05-25-06, 09:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By duckliondog

The travel settings do not affect the length of...

The travel settings do not affect the length of the fork, nor do they affect the amount of flex. 4" is about 100mm, which means you are using all of the travel. The SID is a bit notorious for being...
05-25-06, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By duckliondog

YES! THEY WILL WORK! I just did this last week. I...

YES! THEY WILL WORK! I just did this last week. I needed a rear derailleur for my secondary road bike, which is running late 90s Campy 8-speed. I pulled a Shimano XT mountain bike mech out of my...
05-25-06, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By duckliondog

I don't know anything about Miche cassettes, even...

I don't know anything about Miche cassettes, even though I have a 13-26 campy one like you do, but your plan sounds like it would work just fine. There might be a tiny problem if the cogs themselves...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-06, 11:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,444
Posted By duckliondog

The Tarmac is designed to be stiffer, so as to be...

The Tarmac is designed to be stiffer, so as to be better in sprints and the like. Comfort is secondary to sheer performance in that frame. The Roubaix has many design characteristics that make it a...
05-24-06, 02:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,089
Posted By duckliondog

I am currently running a pair of 1998 Campy...

I am currently running a pair of 1998 Campy Avanti brifters with a Shimano Deore XT rear derailleur and campy 8 speed cassette. It works perfectly. I mean perfectly.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-06, 12:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,127
Posted By duckliondog

I've ridden Fargo straight up on my mountain...

I've ridden Fargo straight up on my mountain bike. I can't do it on my road bike because I run a 23-tooth in the back. I've seen guys on road bikes go nearly straight up, but they can only do it...
05-24-06, 12:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,387
Posted By duckliondog

It's called the glycolytic pathway. Fructose...

It's called the glycolytic pathway. Fructose enters glycolysis just as easily as glucose does. They're isomers, they have the same formula, same energy costs, and same number of calories. Chemistry...
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