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04-28-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,583
Posted By speedevil

A cycling friend has these NOS Campagnolo Cambio...

A cycling friend has these NOS Campagnolo Cambio Corsa Bianchi Folgore labeled components! He's quite proud of the original dork disc.
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04-28-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,062
Posted By speedevil

To tighten the crown race, you might try SKF...

To tighten the crown race, you might try SKF Speedi-sleeve part 99103 which just might stretch over the steerer.

Or, wrap the steerer with foil making a sort of spiral ramp overlap so that crown...
02-22-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By speedevil

I'll have to look into a "perfect attendance"...

I'll have to look into a "perfect attendance" pin. Would a couple of fingers of bourbon suffice?
02-21-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By speedevil

The 4th annual Bourbon and Tobacco Tour of KY - RIDE POSTPONED

*** RIDE POSTPONED AGAIN ***

The 2021 edition of the Bourbon and Tobacco Tour is now planned for July 24-25. I'll keep this post updated as changes dictate.
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09-13-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,987
Posted By speedevil

The Bourbon Tour Trail Ride is done. We met at...

The Bourbon Tour Trail Ride is done. We met at the Wrangler's Camp turnoff on 68 in LBL, and went east a ways on the path to warm up before starting the trail. From this point to the Golden Pond...
09-13-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,987
Posted By speedevil

The 3rd annual Bourbon and Tobacco Tour road ride...

The 3rd annual Bourbon and Tobacco Tour road ride is in the historical documents. We had good weather (and timing - more on that later). The roads in LBL do not disappoint - long climbs on the Trace...
09-06-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,836
Posted By speedevil

My understanding (subject to correction,...

My understanding (subject to correction, certainly) was that the cantilever dropouts made rear wheel changes faster because there is more room around the axle slots to position the wheel - since the...
08-31-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,566
Posted By speedevil

I needed a set of 36h rims for my Pinarello. I...

I needed a set of 36h rims for my Pinarello. I have used H+Son TB14 rims for other builds and was very happy with them. But TB14 rims in 36h drilling are pretty much unobtanium, at least in any...
08-29-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,987
Posted By speedevil

The 2020 edition of the Bourbon and Tobacco Tour...

The 2020 edition of the Bourbon and Tobacco Tour is two weeks from today. In anticipation of the ride in LBL, we decided to ride in LBL today to check out the pavement, and found excellent pavement...
08-28-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 58,603
Posted By speedevil

I'm about 190 +/-.

I'm about 190 +/-.
08-28-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 58,603
Posted By speedevil

I've got several SA saddles, X2's on 4 road...

I've got several SA saddles, X2's on 4 road bikes, and an R2 on my C'dale ST600. I've got a couple of hundred miles on the R2, and it is very comfortable to me, just the the X1 that I swapped out. ...
08-26-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,829
Posted By speedevil

"My Dad is a TV repairman, and he has an awesome...

"My Dad is a TV repairman, and he has an awesome set of tools. That will buff right out."
08-25-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,987
Posted By speedevil

We're coming up on a little over two weeks to go...

We're coming up on a little over two weeks to go before the Bourbon and Tobacco Tour, 2020 version.

A local riding buddy of mine is going to lead the gravel ride on Sunday, he says "bring a...
08-06-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,987
Posted By speedevil

I've updated the first post with some new...

I've updated the first post with some new information about the Saturday dinner/cookout. With all of the large events being cancelled this year, I'm looking forward to this little event more than...
07-21-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,179
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: 3,915
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: 411
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: 37
Views: 3,987
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: 37
Views: 3,987
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: 37
Views: 3,987
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: 9,615
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: 2,772
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: 938
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: 938
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: 8,777
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: 590
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: 477
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: 1,809
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: 8,777
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: 421
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: 21
Views: 3,283
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: 21
Views: 3,283
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: 6,095
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: 37
Views: 3,987
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: 852
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: 852
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: 862
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: 37
Views: 3,987
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: 13,882
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: 13,882
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: 20
Views: 3,185
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: 20
Views: 3,185
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: 37
Views: 3,987
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: 37
Views: 3,987
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: 37
Views: 3,987
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: 1,906
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: 1,906
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: 1,906
Posted By speedevil

OK. ...

OK.


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Forum: Foo
01-11-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,906
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: 2,604
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.
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