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10-07-19, 12:28 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Warren128

Recently, I noticed that my normally clicky...

Recently, I noticed that my normally clicky Campagnolo freehub suddenly went quiet. When I removed the freehub to investigate, I found 2 of the 3 pawl springs were broken, so my hub was working on...
09-28-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By Warren128

Since my first post on this thread, I made some...

Since my first post on this thread, I made some changes to my RX 10.9. I found a nice deal on a set of Rol D'Huez wheels. I have Vittoria Rubino Pro 25mm tires on them. I also swapped out the saddle,...
09-28-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By Warren128

Hi, is there supposed to be a picture here, or...

Hi, is there supposed to be a picture here, or were you referring to your previous post? :)

I'm looking forward to see your RX 10.9, it's always fun to see how other ones are set up.
09-19-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 386
Posted By Warren128

The dropout joint doesn't look like a TST/Sandvik...

The dropout joint doesn't look like a TST/Sandvik nor a Litespeed. (I have both)
08-08-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,056
Posted By Warren128

LOL, jon c. beat me by 1 minute :)

LOL, jon c. beat me by 1 minute :)
08-08-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,056
Posted By Warren128

I wear these:...

I wear these: https://www.aerotechdesigns.com/mens-padded-pro-bike-short.html

check it out.
07-23-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,040
Posted By Warren128

I've been using Cat Ears for a couple of years...

I've been using Cat Ears for a couple of years now, and they do work as described by the others here. I often get the "What's up with the Elvis sideburns?" question (and I'm Asian, which makes it...
05-13-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,363
Posted By Warren128

Great find! I was always jealous of my friend's...

Great find! I was always jealous of my friend's silver Windsor Pro from when we were in our late teens.

Also looking forward to seeing the finished bike :)
01-20-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By Warren128

Wow, that looks great! Thanks for posting these...

Wow, that looks great! Thanks for posting these pictures. :)
01-20-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By Warren128

Cool picture! Thanks for sharing. :)

Cool picture! Thanks for sharing. :)
01-20-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By Warren128

I hope you can find photos of your Sandvik,...

I hope you can find photos of your Sandvik, looking forward to seeing it :)

Wow, I think it's really cool that you build your own frames as a hobby. How many have you built?

I have a soft spot...
01-20-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By Warren128

Thanks for the comments and the words of caution...

Thanks for the comments and the words of caution on the fork. It looks fine so far but I'll keep an eye on it. The bike has lived most of its life in the original owner's parents' garage, in storage,...
01-19-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By Warren128

Mongoose Pro RX 10.9 titanium road bike

I acquired one of these a few months ago. It's a 1999 Mongoose Pro RX 10.9 all-titanium, polished. Any fellow owners of these bikes out here? They were made for Mongoose by TST/Sandvik in Oregon back...
01-12-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,074
Posted By Warren128

Last night I put 25s (Vittoria Rubino Pro G+) on...

Last night I put 25s (Vittoria Rubino Pro G+) on my Zurich, they fit with room to spare. I'm going for a ride this morning to try them out. :)
Forum: Introductions
01-08-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By Warren128

Hi, Welcome and thanks for sharing your...

Hi, Welcome and thanks for sharing your inspirational story of your return to cycling!
01-08-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,074
Posted By Warren128

I'm riding on 23s now, but will be switching to...

I'm riding on 23s now, but will be switching to 25s very soon. 28s might be tight on it, but you never know until you try a particular brand of tire on it.
01-08-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,074
Posted By Warren128

To the subject at hand (Lemond bikes), I hope you...

To the subject at hand (Lemond bikes), I hope you bought it! :) Did you?

Steel Lemonds are bargains these days and they are very worthy of upgrades if the geometry suits you. I picked up a 2001...
07-05-18, 10:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,523
Posted By Warren128

Here is my 2001 Zurich, it's a little different...

Here is my 2001 Zurich, it's a little different from stock :)

A previous owner had it powder coated. I bought the frameset a couple of years ago for a song. I built it up with Campy 10, wheels are...
Forum: Introductions
03-20-18, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By Warren128

Welcome RobotGuy, I also have a pair of Lemonds,...

Welcome RobotGuy, I also have a pair of Lemonds, both 2001, A Tete-de-Course, and a Zurich. They are great riding and handling bikes :)
12-16-17, 12:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,981
Posted By Warren128

I have a Cateye LD-610 on all my bikes (4). ...

I have a Cateye LD-610 on all my bikes (4).

It has 5 LED bulbs in it, and uses 2 AAA batteries. I like the random flash mode.

Mine are attached vertically to the left seatstay on my bikes.
12-08-17, 07:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,625
Posted By Warren128

Thanks for the kind words. :) It looks like...

Thanks for the kind words. :)

It looks like your frame is almost identical to mine, except mine has the black head tube.
12-08-17, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,625
Posted By Warren128

I also have an '87 531C Race ("WDXXXX" Serial)....

I also have an '87 531C Race ("WDXXXX" Serial). Mine was ordered painted to resemble a SBDU Team Pro. I went the other way on it. I originally purchased it built-up with Campagnolo C and Super Record...
11-27-17, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,789
Posted By Warren128

wow, great deal. :)

wow, great deal. :)
09-27-17, 02:16 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,389
Posted By Warren128

I'm 59, been riding since I was a kid (almost 50...

I'm 59, been riding since I was a kid (almost 50 years of riding). I ride road bikes exclusively, and I ride in hilly areas because I live in San Francisco so I get a lot of practice. On long...
09-15-17, 10:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,687
Posted By Warren128

I picked up a used 2001 Zurich frameset last year...

I picked up a used 2001 Zurich frameset last year for a great price. I was always curious about the legendary ride qualities of the Zurich with its 853 Pro tubeset, so I was now able to experience it...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-17, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 207,212
Posted By Warren128

Thanks everyone! That's why I took some shots of...

Thanks everyone! That's why I took some shots of the bike now, I knew it won't ever be this clean again, LOL :)

The bar tape is already getting dirty!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-17, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 207,212
Posted By Warren128

Just finished this one: 2001 Lemond Zurich, 853...

Just finished this one: 2001 Lemond Zurich, 853 Steel, Icon Air Rail carbon fork, Campagnolo drivetrain, Selle Italia Flite ti saddle, Zipp bars and stem.

Great ride and handling.
...
04-30-17, 04:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,488
Posted By Warren128

Thanks for the info! If we do go, it won't be...

Thanks for the info! If we do go, it won't be until later in the summer.
04-30-17, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,488
Posted By Warren128

Thanks. However, the latest messages and...

Thanks.

However, the latest messages and accompanying link to the story are six months old. In the story on the web page, it states:

“The conditions are not ideal,” he said. “You can legally...
04-30-17, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,488
Posted By Warren128

Bay Bridge Trail Question

I heard that the bike path is now open all the way to Treasure Island. Has anyone ridden it all the way to TI yet?

I am planning to get some friends together to ride the trail from TI to...
04-26-17, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By Warren128

I'm ready for some dry weather. I really hope...

I'm ready for some dry weather. I really hope today was the last of it for a while.

:)
Forum: Introductions
03-22-17, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By Warren128

Welcome, I'm in San Francisco :)

Welcome, I'm in San Francisco :)
03-22-17, 04:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,932
Posted By Warren128

don't give up on the Cervelo yet. Have it refit...

don't give up on the Cervelo yet. Have it refit for the kind of riding you expect to do (not racing), and your own unique physical limitations. As you get more fit, you will need to readjust things....
03-17-17, 12:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,019
Posted By Warren128

Welcome! I just turned 59. I rode a Raleigh...

Welcome! I just turned 59. I rode a Raleigh Supercourse in the mid-70s to 80s. I rode sporadically in the 90s, picked up a 1987 Raleigh in the early 2000s, upgraded it two years ago to modern Campy...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-17, 12:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,883
Posted By Warren128

Only two rides so far, but I am happy with my...

Only two rides so far, but I am happy with my Ascent fluid trainer from Nashbar, around $100 with discounts. I just wanted a simple, inexpensive trainer for rainy day indoor training occasionally.
02-09-17, 02:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,903
Posted By Warren128

The last time I rode slot cleats was in the early...

The last time I rode slot cleats was in the early 90s. The first pair that I wore were in the late 70s, on a pair of Detto shoes with wooden soles, leather tops. The metal slot cleats were nailed...
Forum: Introductions
02-07-17, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By Warren128

Welcome :) Nice looking bike.

Welcome :) Nice looking bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-17, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,582
Posted By Warren128

Great deal! buy it!

Great deal! buy it!
01-23-17, 09:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,168
Posted By Warren128

Greg, that's a very beautiful bike, and nice job...

Greg, that's a very beautiful bike, and nice job getting it on the road! --Warren
10-23-16, 01:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,248
Posted By Warren128

Thanks guys. :) I know it's not a SBDU...

Thanks guys. :)

I know it's not a SBDU frame, and I accidentally called it a TI-Raleigh team frame in this thread.

After I purchased the bike in the early 2000s, I did a ton of research and...
10-23-16, 12:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,248
Posted By Warren128

WD7xxxxxx (the rest is obscured by the BB cable...

WD7xxxxxx (the rest is obscured by the BB cable guide)
10-23-16, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By Warren128

I have a 1996 Litespeed Classic, and a 2001...

I have a 1996 Litespeed Classic, and a 2001 Lemond Tete-de-Course frame. Both have rear dropout widths of 130mm, so no cold setting necessary. They were ready to accept the 10 speed drivetrains that...
10-23-16, 10:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,248
Posted By Warren128

I would love to know the "real" "story" about my...

I would love to know the "real" "story" about my frame someday. For example, how did my frame end up identical to the SBDU team frames?

Meanwhile, I just enjoy it, and the "actual" history of it...
10-23-16, 10:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,248
Posted By Warren128

My 1987 "531C Race" (that's what the frameset was...

My 1987 "531C Race" (that's what the frameset was called in the catalog). According to oral history from the seller, my frame was a batch of special orders to UK from a USA LBS who wanted them...
09-23-16, 05:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,083
Posted By Warren128

Cateye LD-610 with seatstay mount. :) :thumb: ...

Cateye LD-610 with seatstay mount. :) :thumb:

http://www.fototime.com/1D50C6B047790E5/large.jpg
09-21-16, 09:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,409
Posted By Warren128

Are you still on your saddle when you stop? You...

Are you still on your saddle when you stop? You should be off your saddle, and balanced on your clipped in foot as you stop. I added a couple of videos that I found that might help clarify.
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09-02-16, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,025
Posted By Warren128

Like others have said, the thumb lever is in the...

Like others have said, the thumb lever is in the correct position even in that sample picture that you posted, and the throw on the thumb lever is very short and easy to actuate, so you shouldn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-16, 01:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,406
Posted By Warren128

That's one of my all-time favorite color schemes...

That's one of my all-time favorite color schemes (Gulf Racing blue/orange).

How much did the paint cost above their Amazon frame price?

Your frame looks great! :)
07-18-16, 04:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,411
Posted By Warren128

Wow, fantastic story and pictures, thanks for...

Wow, fantastic story and pictures, thanks for sharing!
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By Warren128

My 1974 Supercourse came with a Brooks B15...

My 1974 Supercourse came with a Brooks B15 "Champion Narrow", it was hard as a rock in the 15 years that I owned the bike since new, LOL :)
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