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07-21-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 892
Posted By speedevil

RAIN 2019. I made it to the lunch stop, 95 miles...

RAIN 2019. I made it to the lunch stop, 95 miles in, and called it there. Temps were in the triple digits by then. I was lucky enough to find a good samaritan that could take me and my bike on to...
07-16-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,305
Posted By speedevil

My third pair of theblackbibs.com Black Bibs Plus...

My third pair of theblackbibs.com Black Bibs Plus are out for delivery today. For the price I think they are outstanding - that's why the third pair are being delivered. Now I can toss some older...
06-29-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 200
Posted By speedevil

Wheels Mfg derailleur hanger #148

I bought this derailleur hanger but it's not the right one for my bike. I found the correct hanger and have no need for this one.

$20 including shipping in the US. Current price on the wheels mfg...
06-14-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,990
Posted By speedevil

The cue sheet for the full route (56 miles) has...

The cue sheet for the full route (56 miles) has been updated, and I've added second cue sheet for the partial route (46 miles) that skips the new 10 mile loop at the southern end.
06-14-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,990
Posted By speedevil

I've updated the RideWithGPS link, and updated...

I've updated the RideWithGPS link, and updated the route and ride profile images in the first post.

The new loop at the southern end of the ride can easily be skipped if you'd like to do that. The...
06-11-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,990
Posted By speedevil

NEW DATES SELECTED! MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THE...

NEW DATES SELECTED! MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THE WEEKEND OF SEPTEMBER 12-13, 2020.

I've updated the first post on this thread to include the new dates. I also added two additional hotels, both in...
06-10-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,685
Posted By speedevil

^^^^^ I had Peter rebuild my Chorus shifters that...

^^^^^ I had Peter rebuild my Chorus shifters that are now on my Masi build. Good guy to deal with and definitely knows his stuff. Turnaround was pretty quick too, faster than I expected and a very...
06-01-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,400
Posted By speedevil

Finished up my 1983 Pinarello Turismo a week or...

Finished up my 1983 Pinarello Turismo a week or so ago, had the maiden voyage on Saturday morning. The only issue was that the front brake lever slipped a bit on the bars, but that was a quick fix....
05-27-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By speedevil

RobbieTunes, kind of a personal question. :) ...

RobbieTunes, kind of a personal question. :) The stem is 70mm.
05-26-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By speedevil

I need some pantographing done

I have a 3T stem on my Pinarello that is pantographed "Pinarello" but it is too short for a decent fit. I found a replacement that will work, but before I replace the current stem I'd like to have...
05-22-20, 05:49 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,248
Posted By speedevil

I've not used the Revolution 2.0/1.5/2.0 spokes,...

I've not used the Revolution 2.0/1.5/2.0 spokes, I've chosen the Competition 2.0/1.8/2.0 spokes. I did read that the narrower gauge spokes will wind up more easily while tensioning, and releasing...
05-15-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By speedevil

RAIN cancelled for 2020

I got an email a few minutes ago saying that RAIN (Ride Across INdiana) has been cancelled for 2020. D*mn. I was looking forward to that ride.
05-10-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 174
Posted By speedevil

FSOT - Velocity Synergy 650b rims

I have a pair of new Velocity Synergy 650b rims, polished silver, eyeletted, 36h drilling that I bought for a build that I'm not now going to finish. I need a set of H+Son TB14 polished silver, MSW,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,069
Posted By speedevil

I'm pretty sure it was 31.8 or 31.9mm. it's a...

I'm pretty sure it was 31.8 or 31.9mm. it's a standard size, The regular Campy FD fits fine.
04-25-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,248
Posted By speedevil

I have built two sets of wheels using TB14 rims,...

I have built two sets of wheels using TB14 rims, polished silver with the machined brake track. They are superb rims, if a little heavier than some. Flat, round, and they build and true easily. ...
04-12-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By speedevil

The makers of Effetto Mariposa Caronga tape say...

The makers of Effetto Mariposa Caronga tape say that the rim should be completely clean for the best bond between the tire and the rim. Other makers may have different recommendations, but tape will...
04-05-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 901
Posted By speedevil

I tried that and it had no effect at all. That...

I tried that and it had no effect at all. That was one of several things I tried enroute to aircraft stripper.
04-05-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 901
Posted By speedevil

I removed powder coating from a steel frame, the...

I removed powder coating from a steel frame, the only chemical I tried that worked was "aircraft stripper". No other remover even made a dent. It's fairly nasty stuff, and you will definitely want...
04-02-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,189
Posted By speedevil

A second for the Xpedo M Force 3 pedals. I have...

A second for the Xpedo M Force 3 pedals. I have 2 sets on vintage bikes and thy look fine on them. I will be replacing the Shimano XT pedals on the other bikes with the Xpedo pedals. They are very...
03-31-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,990
Posted By speedevil

As of today (March 31) I've decided to postpone...

As of today (March 31) I've decided to postpone the ride. We'll see what happens over the next few weeks and make a decision on the new dates as soon as we reasonably can.

A lot of events have...
03-31-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 371
Posted By speedevil

It seems most people are not planning to ride in...

It seems most people are not planning to ride in April, so I'll delay the ride. I don't yet have a new date but I'm still considering the mid-May weekend, depending on how things unfold over the...
03-30-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 371
Posted By speedevil

The 3rd Annual Bourbon and Tobacco Tour

Given the prevailing cycling climate, I thought it would be prudent to ask the folks that are (or were) planning to travel to western Kentucky what they think would be the best way forward.

It...
03-27-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By speedevil

SOTR cancelled for 2020

I registered for SOTR as soon as it was available. Yesterday I got an email saying that the 2020 event has been cancelled.

Disappointing, to say the least.
03-25-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,990
Posted By speedevil

As far as I know now, the 3rd Annual Bourbon and...

As far as I know now, the 3rd Annual Bourbon and Tobacco Tour is still on. I know some folks were planning to come from a long ways away, and that they might be reconsidering the trip. I understand...
03-21-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,781
Posted By speedevil

I don't fault you one bit for that. I have some...

I don't fault you one bit for that. I have some I'm not going to beat on either, but there are a couple that could be beaten if necessary. Remember last year's HH?
03-21-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,781
Posted By speedevil

Wow! That looks great, Allan. Can't wait to see...

Wow! That looks great, Allan. Can't wait to see it on the road. Is it a maybe for the Bourbon ride?
03-04-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,005
Posted By speedevil

For a data point, my 1989 ST 600 had a rear...

For a data point, my 1989 ST 600 had a rear dropout width of 128mm, so it would work for both 126 and 130 OLD hubs.
03-02-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,005
Posted By speedevil

Are the chainstays dimpled on your ST? I'm not...

Are the chainstays dimpled on your ST? I'm not sure of the year when that change was made - I believe it was 1988 or 89. My 1989 ST has dimpled chainstays with caliper brakes not cantis. I...
02-25-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,990
Posted By speedevil

700x35 tires would be fine on the LBL Hardwoods...

700x35 tires would be fine on the LBL Hardwoods Trail, but you'd need some decent tread for the Livingston County MTB trails. I'm not sure who will ride the trails on Sunday, but we'll figure out...
02-25-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,990
Posted By speedevil

nlerner that's great to hear. Let me know if you...

nlerner that's great to hear. Let me know if you need any help with anything. Make sure you bring an MTB for Sunday!
02-25-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,990
Posted By speedevil

^^^^^ ColonelJLloyd We're looking forward to...

^^^^^ ColonelJLloyd We're looking forward to seeing you at the ride. I ride the new MTB trails in Livingston County just off I-24. Good trails and a lot of fun. Bring an MTB and ride both days.
Forum: Foo
01-11-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,103
Posted By speedevil

If you have marshmallows, she won't even remember...

If you have marshmallows, she won't even remember why you are asking to be forgiven. You will be her new best friend.

She's a "bitza". Bitza this, bitza that - mostly beagle. She will be 3 on...
Forum: Foo
01-11-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,103
Posted By speedevil

Yes, SHE does. But she isn't hung up on pronouns...

Yes, SHE does. But she isn't hung up on pronouns - popcorn or mini-marshmallows, yes.
Forum: Foo
01-11-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,103
Posted By speedevil

OK. ...

OK.


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Forum: Foo
01-11-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,103
Posted By speedevil

House fire next door

About noon yesterday, I was walking Pixel down the road when I smelled smoke. Went past the neighbor's house and saw smoke coming out of the rook peak vents. I ran back to the house (didn't have my...
01-10-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,100
Posted By speedevil

To prevent the head tube from denting, find a...

To prevent the head tube from denting, find a socket that will fit into the head tube to use while tapping in the screws. You might want two, one above the hole and one below.
01-08-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By speedevil

The early ST frames did not have dimpled...

The early ST frames did not have dimpled chainstays are as a result cannot handle as large a tire as the later models.

It's not so much the rubber wearing away the alloy, it's the grit on the...
01-08-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,100
Posted By speedevil

I have 198 extra drive screws in sizes 00 and 0...

I have 198 extra drive screws in sizes 00 and 0 that I bought from McMaster-Carr. I'm happy to put a few of each size in an envelope to you, just let me know. PM is fine.
01-08-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,652
Posted By speedevil

Sorry I'm a little late to this party. So you've...

Sorry I'm a little late to this party. So you've expanded the bench grinder's repertoire by using accountrements?
01-04-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,008
Posted By speedevil

I have this one in my office, with two Lemond...

I have this one in my office, with two Lemond bikes on it now. The "feet" are sitting on the wood floor, and have not slipped. You can set the left and right top tube supports independently if your...
12-27-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 973
Posted By speedevil

If my experience with the 7400 hubs is any...

If my experience with the 7400 hubs is any indication, you probably won't be able to remove the freehub without lacing the hub into a wheel. You will need a SUBSTANTIAL amount of torque to remove...
12-27-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 763
Posted By speedevil

You should read some reviews for the Gore...

You should read some reviews for the Gore Shakedry jacket. You might just change your mind about breathability and water resistance of hardshell jackets.
12-26-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 763
Posted By speedevil

The advantage of "hardshell" jackets is that the...

The advantage of "hardshell" jackets is that the wind and water resistance is on the outside, and you can layer underneath for the temperatures. So the same jacket can work for winter up through...
12-22-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,886
Posted By speedevil

Motorcycles (Honda Goldwing and BMW F650GS), and...

Motorcycles (Honda Goldwing and BMW F650GS), and firearms, mostly lost in a tragic boating accident.
12-18-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,781
Posted By speedevil

Really nice Allan, can't wait to see it in person.

Really nice Allan, can't wait to see it in person.
12-14-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,266
Posted By speedevil

I have a Lezyne CO2 head that screws onto 16g...

I have a Lezyne CO2 head that screws onto 16g cartridges, I think 25g cartridge threads also work. Not pricey, about $25. You open a valve and can control the amount of CO2 you release into the...
12-14-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,196
Posted By speedevil

Looks great. But it doesn't seem very well...

Looks great. But it doesn't seem very well locked up for a college town with the cable wrapped around the top tube.

That is a nice color, and I haven't seen many in that color, 2 or 3, max.
12-13-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,990
Posted By speedevil

Agreed on the drivers on these roads - I've not...

Agreed on the drivers on these roads - I've not had a single close pass, not a single car horn in LBL. The drivers wait behind you as you crest a hill and pass when it's clear. They don't seem to...
12-11-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,990
Posted By speedevil

The 3rd Annual Bourbon and Tobacco Tour

UPDATE 6/11//2020 - NEW DATES! September 12-13, 2020.


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12-09-19, 09:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 687
Posted By speedevil

I don't actually have a dented head tube, but I'm...

I don't actually have a dented head tube, but I'm working to prevent having a dented head tube.

I need to use drive screws to reattach a head badge, so my plan is to find a socket of the proper...
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