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06-11-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,294
Posted By AJI125

I've got those concrete slabs on the main roads...

I've got those concrete slabs on the main roads around my neighborhood area and most of my general area. They use backer rod stuff and caulk every few years but it's usually gone after the next...
06-11-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By AJI125

Are you index or friction? 8s and early 9s will...

Are you index or friction? 8s and early 9s will index differently than late 9s and 10s.

EDIT: or you can always get a little crazy, I'm running an early 9s Racing T RD with 10s shifters and a...
06-07-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,689
Posted By AJI125

Had to find a picture not showing the brifters so...

Had to find a picture not showing the brifters so I don't get banished...

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06-07-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17,377
Views: 1,877,094
Posted By AJI125

Elephant Rock organized ride in Castle Rock...

Elephant Rock organized ride in Castle Rock (https://www.rollmassif.com/elephantrock/), 62 beautiful miles yesterday with the best man from my wedding (now lives up in Vail and we both have young...
05-28-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 62,136
Views: 9,408,811
Posted By AJI125

Small Casati just outside Denver

https://denver.craigslist.org/bik/d/evergreen-road-bike/7328340818.html

Looks pretty neat. Love the deep rims. Maybe was a bit small for previous rider? Proper stem would help the look for sure....
05-28-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 502
Posted By AJI125

I have some too and they're great! I went looking...

I have some too and they're great! I went looking for this last night on the phone but couldn't find it, good job finding the link.
05-28-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,689
Posted By AJI125

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Pikes Peak in the Background, interesting timing since I'm riding by Longs Peak...
05-28-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 17,377
Views: 1,877,094
Posted By AJI125

Early morning 22mi out and back to Daniel's Park...

Early morning 22mi out and back to Daniel's Park to get a little climb and see the bison.
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05-27-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,689
Posted By AJI125

Few entries from today's ride (never tried this...

Few entries from today's ride (never tried this picture angle before). Gotta figure out the distance focus!

Handlebars are a bit busy. Left the extra water bottle holders on there for now as I'm...
05-27-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17,377
Views: 1,877,094
Posted By AJI125

Was sick with a cold last week, so limited riding...

Was sick with a cold last week, so limited riding (indoor on the trainer except for a bike lane trip on a misty Sunday). Strained my groin (adductor?) Sunday night playing softball (first day I felt...
05-27-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By AJI125

Just in case anyone is thinking along these...

Just in case anyone is thinking along these lines, I picked up a (British thread) Token ISO 111mm cartridge BB off eBay for my Camp racing triple (actually have 2, one for a Chorus triple). Works,...
05-26-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By AJI125

GLWS! The catalog calls it "Cannibal Orange"....

GLWS! The catalog calls it "Cannibal Orange". Love this look. For those interested in more geometry details this looks like a 55cm '97:...
05-19-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,176
Posted By AJI125

Measuring the chainstay length from the center of...

Measuring the chainstay length from the center of the BB shell to the intersection with the seatstays inside the dropout (per the diagram) might clear it up if it's either of the 910/930 geometries....
05-18-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By AJI125

^^This is how I ended up with mine as well,...

^^This is how I ended up with mine as well, usually use the floor pump though. My neighbor just bought a Makita after borrowing mine, because that's the brand of tools/batteries he uses (he's a...
05-18-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 777
Posted By AJI125

Budget? Slotted cleats or flat? Or modern 3 hole...

Budget? Slotted cleats or flat? Or modern 3 hole road/ 2 hole SPD?

A few classic look options that I've saved are here, never tried any of them:...
05-18-21, 06:15 AM
Replies: 62,136
Views: 9,408,811
Posted By AJI125

2 Fuji Finest - 23"and 25"

Seems to be pictures of only one. Local pickup only. $450 BIN seems like a great deal for anyone local or with a connection, or trying for a bid. Tagging dmark gugie as they were discussing these in...
05-17-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By AJI125

Exactly right - those indicate how the ramps and...

Exactly right - those indicate how the ramps and pins are designed for the smoothest up shifting from a lower ring. Aftermarket rings generally seem to come ramped/pinned without specified...
05-17-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By AJI125

I'm using one of these same vintage with 46/30...

I'm using one of these same vintage with 46/30 rings, 8s chain, 8s Ergos, 8s 90s Athena FD and works great.
05-07-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 17,377
Views: 1,877,094
Posted By AJI125

Greening Up

Spring is here! We got some good rain in the last week, really greened up the dry plains. Hopefully we don't get too much overgrowth, as we're forecast for a dry summer and all that dry grass can...
05-05-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 773
Posted By AJI125

Thinner custom cassette spacers can be useful too...

Thinner custom cassette spacers can be useful too (running a Shimano 8s cassette with Campy 8s parts and I've got a hodgepodge of spacers to get from 4.8 spacing to 5.0 spacing). Those range 3.2mm...
04-30-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 17,377
Views: 1,877,094
Posted By AJI125

Ha you make a good point! It was a fantastic...

Ha you make a good point! It was a fantastic descent down US-40 on the opposite side. Perfect weather. More traffic than usual (didn't think about that on a Friday compared to a weekend, but makes...
04-30-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 357
Posted By AJI125

Oh man, that's terrible anytime and on the first...

Oh man, that's terrible anytime and on the first ride too... Sorry to read this, hope you heal up quick and hope the bikes OK too!
04-30-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17,377
Views: 1,877,094
Posted By AJI125

Lookout Mountain and Red Rocks. My longest ride...

Lookout Mountain and Red Rocks. My longest ride (66) and most climbing (5100+) to date.

Every time I see it Im in awe of the beauty of Red Rocks. Been a few years since I saw a show there, but...
04-29-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,789
Posted By AJI125

I know it's not the 28 that I can review, but I...

I know it's not the 28 that I can review, but I got a set of the 33s in the SL variety (black wasn't what I wanted but it works). Mounted them with latex tubes and it's a really nice ride. Like,...
04-27-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By AJI125

Thanks for the quick pictures. Doesn't fit the...

Thanks for the quick pictures. Doesn't fit the hub I have unfortunately.
04-26-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17,377
Views: 1,877,094
Posted By AJI125

Moonset / Sunrise

Back to early morning rides, roads/paths mostly to myself. Interesting riding towards a full (or nearly full) moon setting and then riding towards a sunrise later.

Chatfield State Park in Colorado...
04-20-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 926
Posted By AJI125

Not your LTD preference, but had seen this...

Not your LTD preference, but had seen this pop-up:
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/242516773654453/

And an S10-S LTD that's been on CL here for a little bit:...
04-20-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 17,377
Views: 1,877,094
Posted By AJI125

Sorry for your loss. I've never really gotten...

Sorry for your loss. I've never really gotten over a significant loss, but with time I find I start to look back with appreciation on the positive impacts the person (or pet) had on my life and how...
04-12-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,112
Posted By AJI125

Just a quick note. Loving the 700x33 Soma Supple...

Just a quick note. Loving the 700x33 Soma Supple Vitesse SL on my 82 Trek 613. Paired with latex tubes it's a heavenly combination: forgiving and fast. Pumping up before a ride hasn't been a hassle....
04-11-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 17,377
Views: 1,877,094
Posted By AJI125

Deer Creek

All the creeks, Elk Creek, Turkey Creek, Deer Creek. Aka Deer Creek Canyon loop. Another wonderful ride I can hit from my doorstep.

This ride had extra meaning for me, as I crashed descending...
03-31-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 17,377
Views: 1,877,094
Posted By AJI125

Sneaking out at Lunch

WFH has its perks. Blessed to live 10-15 minutes ride from Chatfield State Park, a bike haven. Got fenders and a 46/30 on the Trek now - better fit for my riding.
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03-31-21, 05:23 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,774
Posted By AJI125

I don't think it's just the lighting. I noticed...

I don't think it's just the lighting. I noticed that same site (My Perfect Color) and it has paint match info. Taking it with a grain of salt, here's the values for Pantone 332c, RAL-6027, and...
03-29-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,774
Posted By AJI125

Because everyone wants this thread to continue......

Because everyone wants this thread to continue... got some RAL samples so thought Id add a couple more pictures. Columbia coatings RAL-6027 is indistinguishable to me on the swatches from either...
03-29-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 917
Posted By AJI125

Dang, I'm guessing I'm not the only one getting...

Dang, I'm guessing I'm not the only one getting all hot and bothered by these bikes you're posting...
GLWS what a beauty, looks redone very well
03-29-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 995
Posted By AJI125

Too many tapers to consider (old Campy, ISO, JIS)...

Too many tapers to consider (old Campy, ISO, JIS) but as mentioned above, if it works you're good. Generally I believe with JIS you'd use a shorter spindle than ISO for the same crank and chainline...
03-29-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,774
Posted By AJI125

Just gonna say I love that look of blue cable...

Just gonna say I love that look of blue cable housing against celeste.
03-28-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2,010
Views: 208,716
Posted By AJI125

Vittoria Pave sale

Not sure what these normally go for but seems like a pretty good sale.
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03-27-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 62,136
Views: 9,408,811
Posted By AJI125

Smorgasbord

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/520921492229904/

Paramounts, parts, rims, saddles, wheels... sorry not sorry for tagging CO_Hoya Brewsmith

edit: not mine, and ad info added


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03-24-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By AJI125

You can get them from a bike shop that orders...

You can get them from a bike shop that orders from EuroAsiaImports but their price was $52.50 each!!!. So eBay is the good deal today! I snagged mine off eBay a while back (my Athena had a cracked...
03-24-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 62,136
Views: 9,408,811
Posted By AJI125

Ernie Clements

Now this one has some charm for sure. 531 straight gauge. Somewhat/mostly there? Check out the interesting rear dropouts and the 4 speed/fixed rear hub! $300
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03-22-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,774
Posted By AJI125

That really looks spot on (screen at least) the...

That really looks spot on (screen at least) the late 80s look I'm going for (if I got celeste). You having him apply decals and 2-part urethane clear over?
03-22-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,774
Posted By AJI125

That's one of the resources I've used to land on...

That's one of the resources I've used to land on RAL-6027. But I do like the sea foam green Andy has leaned towards (and the swatches I have match my saddle).
Honestly I'm still waffling between...
03-19-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,774
Posted By AJI125

Received sea foam green and surf green samples...

Received sea foam green and surf green samples from Columbia coating. I think surf green is too green for my purposes. Its a lot lighter than my pump color. Top to bottom swatches in this picture...
03-19-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 62,136
Views: 9,408,811
Posted By AJI125

Dura Ace, Performance Brand Columbus

Performance branded bike. Found some limited info here on it. At $300 seems like a solid deal for whats hanging on it, and frame/fork looks nice too.
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03-18-21, 06:05 AM
Replies: 2,010
Views: 208,716
Posted By AJI125

EDIT - Already out of stock... PSA: Vlaanderen...

EDIT - Already out of stock...
PSA: Vlaanderen back in stock at Merlin: https://www.merlincycles.com/en-us/veloflex-vlaanderen-tubular-tyre-102404.html
03-16-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,177
Posted By AJI125

Should be plenty of places to grab one (LBS for...

Should be plenty of places to grab one (LBS for instance, sorry couldn't resist).
I probably have one to spare if you want me to try and mail. Could just put it in an envelope with a stamp and hope...
03-15-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By AJI125

Convinced me! PM coming

Convinced me! PM coming
03-15-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 62,136
Views: 9,408,811
Posted By AJI125

Rossin Record Repaint $500 (Arvada, CO)

Price maybe a little high esp. for a repaint, but hey it's a 80s Rossin Record (looks the real deal to my untrained eye). Size 56 c/t and 55.5 tt c/c (according to seller response just a bit ago)....
03-15-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3,977
Views: 374,753
Posted By AJI125

What condition? Got one in worn condition,...

What condition? Got one in worn condition, 1989/1990 or thereabouts. Selle Italia (I think they may actually be stamped Sella Italia). Perfect for that heavy patina build but not much else, ha! Got...
03-14-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,177
Posted By AJI125

I rode one like this for 1,000 miles or so...

I rode one like this for 1,000 miles or so without it coming loose or spontaneously combusting. Might tighten up a tad depending on preload when you reassemble. Maybe get in the habit of tightening...
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