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11-15-04, 05:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,008
Posted By 1oldRoadie

don't worry about it...beautiful bike...add one...

don't worry about it...beautiful bike...add one wonderful other person..and ride!!!!
11-08-04, 05:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,276
Posted By 1oldRoadie

are you sure your not into metric? 1/2"=12.7mm ...

are you sure your not into metric? 1/2"=12.7mm 9/16"=14.3mm? a half-inch wrench feels loose and a 9/16s doesn't work.
11-03-04, 04:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 723
Posted By 1oldRoadie

To quote an old cowboy (on a real leather...

To quote an old cowboy (on a real leather saddle)...keep your butt in the saddle, keep your tack clean and just ride!
10-28-04, 04:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 415
Posted By 1oldRoadie

If I remember right you can get a smaller...

If I remember right you can get a smaller "little" (22,24,26) chain ring for just a few bucks, as opposed to making drastic changes.
10-21-04, 04:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,037
Posted By 1oldRoadie

Lance don't allow no cussing around here!!!!!

Lance don't allow no cussing around here!!!!!
09-22-04, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 938
Posted By 1oldRoadie

I do not think that that will work. all the...

I do not think that that will work. all the "pulley" does is act as an idler...I don't see any Ratioing going on.....and I thought that the amount of cable movement was done in the indexed shifter....
09-02-04, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,523
Posted By 1oldRoadie

anything older than me or lotek

anything older than me or lotek
09-02-04, 04:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,070
Posted By 1oldRoadie

flip it over and find the seral number stamped on...

flip it over and find the seral number stamped on the bottom bracket.....then email waterford and they can tell you all about it. if there is no number...its a japan bike
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-04, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By 1oldRoadie

can you spell bonk?

can you spell bonk?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-04, 05:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 864
Posted By 1oldRoadie

you can get a 6month money back no-questions...

you can get a 6month money back no-questions asked on a brooks from wallbike.com
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-04, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By 1oldRoadie

Can you spell BROOKS?

Can you spell BROOKS?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-04, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By 1oldRoadie

650 to 700 is about a gear........39 chainring to...

650 to 700 is about a gear........39 chainring to a 42
06-24-04, 03:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,098
Posted By 1oldRoadie

The photo "theLook" says it all.....when they all...

The photo "theLook" says it all.....when they all done their best, he looks back, stands up and peddles off!! Dang!
06-24-04, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By 1oldRoadie

Women just don't understand "a complete...

Women just don't understand "a complete set"....unless it's a silversetting...go figure!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-04, 04:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,226
Posted By 1oldRoadie

but the weight will increase the footprint of the...

but the weight will increase the footprint of the tire ( i.e: 200# pushing on 100psi tires = 2 sq inches of tire to road surface area.......100# pushing at 100psi tires = 1 sq inch of tire to road...
06-16-04, 04:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,105
Posted By 1oldRoadie

My rims ..under 3 minutes....GREAT FRAME PUMP. ...

My rims ..under 3 minutes....GREAT FRAME PUMP.
My wifes rims.....somewhere less than two days.....Campy blew on these rims, they suck
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-04, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By 1oldRoadie

Pick the points of interest on your route...the...

Pick the points of interest on your route...the wind blows north to south in the summer.....it damned hot.... the people are friends...... watch out for old men in hidollar pickup trucks with a tarp...
06-13-04, 04:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,528
Posted By 1oldRoadie

Relax...the big buy is over, the rest is all...

Relax...the big buy is over, the rest is all savings i.e.:

18 holes of golf = $15+ for the green fees + $2-5$ in balls + $20 for the cart ( don't try to play with out one)

Bass Fishing =...
06-08-04, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,053
Posted By 1oldRoadie

Chuck the problem is in other sports they...

Chuck the problem is in other sports they "watch"...in cycling, your not about to give up good ride time to sit infront of a tv. :beer:
06-08-04, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By 1oldRoadie

How old was the saddle when it needed gluing?

How old was the saddle when it needed gluing?
06-04-04, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By 1oldRoadie

Kansas??? find a saddle shop!!

Kansas??? find a saddle shop!!
05-24-04, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,333
Posted By 1oldRoadie

Danged you must be young...of course they are...

Danged you must be young...of course they are "downtube shifters"..they shift..they are on the down tubes.

if they come in a kit, they come with everything you need to do ot the instruction can...
05-24-04, 09:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,955
Posted By 1oldRoadie

Hey, squirrels are just teenage heathens that...

Hey, squirrels are just teenage heathens that like nothing better than to play death tag. People don't get called "squirrelly" for nothing.
05-24-04, 09:32 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-04, 08:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,586
Posted By 1oldRoadie

nope..if the doctor said specifically "Bianachi,...

nope..if the doctor said specifically "Bianachi, you have asthma." as an adult you will have it for the rest of your life >>>> but it highly treatable and should cause you no more problems than hair...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-04, 06:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,586
Posted By 1oldRoadie

I didn't get asthma until I quit smoking and was...

I didn't get asthma until I quit smoking and was over 45 years old.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-04, 07:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,586
Posted By 1oldRoadie

Have you found a specialist yet? If not please...

Have you found a specialist yet? If not please do so. Asthma really sucks but it can be managed...the drug trade-offs are not as great as we might wish but we can survive and RIDE.

Your comments...
05-03-04, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,007
Posted By 1oldRoadie

If you call it a "cog thingie" you need to take...

If you call it a "cog thingie" you need to take your bike to your LBS
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-04, 10:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,657
Posted By 1oldRoadie

And the answer is TANDEM. She rides for...

And the answer is TANDEM.

She rides for pleasure (she a woman)...you ride for speed (your a guy).

We have seen similar threads many times in the past.....but never never with the woman riding...
05-01-04, 10:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,323
Posted By 1oldRoadie

email harris bike and ask...tell them what you...

email harris bike and ask...tell them what you got and what you want to do. they will give you stuff that fits. It's what they do
04-28-04, 06:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,116
Posted By 1oldRoadie

You all do realize that lyou won't need another...

You all do realize that lyou won't need another saddle for 20 to 30 years!! You are going to be doing a new bike / old saddle thing!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-04, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By 1oldRoadie

Be careful Mr. Bill....these guy will lead you to...

Be careful Mr. Bill....these guy will lead you to the darkside! Next thing you know you will start losing weight and feeling goood, and chasing women, and considerating doing a century and...well...
04-26-04, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By 1oldRoadie

Marty; You forgot the weight factor!!! If you...

Marty;
You forgot the weight factor!!! If you weigh over 200# you should tighten about 3/16's turn every 5 ot 6 years. ;)
04-25-04, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By 1oldRoadie

GOOD NEWS! as one Clydesdale to another, all you...

GOOD NEWS! as one Clydesdale to another, all you need to do is ride. I am near your weight and ride 700x23 tires on "stock" 28 spoke rims, with no tire problems. Two pieces of advice is 1.) keep...
04-23-04, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By 1oldRoadie

I tried not to ...but I gotta ask......why?

I tried not to ...but I gotta ask......why?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-04, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By 1oldRoadie

sit on something high enough to let your legs...

sit on something high enough to let your legs dangle, then get some one else to look.

Do you limp? if not then your body has compensated for the difference. And the best thing to do is get a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-04, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 875
Posted By 1oldRoadie

I don't know...having the spanner available adds...

I don't know...having the spanner available adds temptation. And over tightening the saddle is about the only Way you can wreck it. I'm a clydesdale and it took about 7,000 miles to require a 1/4...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-04, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,094
Posted By 1oldRoadie

You might want to reconsider and go to a LBS. ...

You might want to reconsider and go to a LBS. $1300 is a lot of money to gamble. And you might want to ride some friends bikes to try and size your self. Unless you are all legs a 59 is very...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-04, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,506
Posted By 1oldRoadie

If you are serious in buying. email Rivendell,...

If you are serious in buying. email Rivendell, they will work with you.
04-18-04, 12:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,135
Posted By 1oldRoadie

You can control the pressure with a regulator,...

You can control the pressure with a regulator, but not the volume and the volume put out by compressors like at service stations move a lot of air.
04-18-04, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By 1oldRoadie

My Paramount was originially a frameset (OS no...

My Paramount was originially a frameset (OS no number) built up by a local racer with all 7spd DuraAce with downtube shifters.

I rode it for about ten years, then retired it and bought myself a...
04-18-04, 10:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 981
Posted By 1oldRoadie

Clydesdale Forum

I know that a lot of "big boy" questions are asked and answered in the existing forums.

But, I feel that there are times that a 135# young athletic type can't not have the right prospective to...
04-17-04, 03:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 626
Posted By 1oldRoadie

The OS3 indicates the component group i.e.: 105. ...

The OS3 indicates the component group i.e.: 105.

The internal cable routing is not a bother to change.

Wait until you lay that cheap japanese steel frame into a quick downhill chicane, boy are...
04-12-04, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 626
Posted By 1oldRoadie

Yeah, I know...and they won't ride Brooks either....

Yeah, I know...and they won't ride Brooks either. Right?
04-12-04, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 626
Posted By 1oldRoadie

I have about 12,000 to 15,000 on a similar frame....

I have about 12,000 to 15,000 on a similar frame. I have also updraged to 9spd with no problems.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-04, 08:13 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,165
Posted By 1oldRoadie

Big 18wheeler truck tires do.

Big 18wheeler truck tires do.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-04, 08:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 827
Posted By 1oldRoadie

You could probably pump them up to 140 - 150...

You could probably pump them up to 140 - 150 with no problems. I regularly ride with my Ultras at 150, just to stop my fatbutt from putting the rims on the ground
04-12-04, 07:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 626
Posted By 1oldRoadie

It's an early 90's frame made outside the United...

It's an early 90's frame made outside the United states. the frame material is Tange steel. the 5 in the OS5 indicates the group setup....5 = 105 7 spd components.

They are a sweet ride, but not...
04-11-04, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,337
Posted By 1oldRoadie

Want some? I think I can fedex some to you by...

Want some? I think I can fedex some to you by tuesday latest.
04-10-04, 09:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,337
Posted By 1oldRoadie

Just use this for a template.

Just use this for a template.
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