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07-19-22, 02:35 AM
Replies: 973
Views: 268,727
Posted By Lazyass

I'm 54 and after getting into single speeds 4-5...

I'm 54 and after getting into single speeds 4-5 years ago it's all I ride now. I have a room full of geared road bikes collecting dust. I ride 5-7 days a week for 25 miles minimum and in 2022 I have...
01-14-22, 03:22 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,874
Posted By Lazyass

You need to send your complaint to the Chinese...

You need to send your complaint to the Chinese Communist Party.
12-30-21, 02:31 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,873
Posted By Lazyass

When your grandchild sees a land line telephone...

When your grandchild sees a land line telephone and asks what it is. That happened yesterday. And when someone calls a bike made in 2008 "vintage". Read that on a sale ad.
12-29-21, 02:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By Lazyass

A tip to prevent cables from fraying in the...

A tip to prevent cables from fraying in the future: After you cut them to length and before you install the end cap, put a drop of super glue on it.
12-25-21, 02:36 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,664
Posted By Lazyass

I sew with dental floss. I cut the old threads...

I sew with dental floss. I cut the old threads with a little thread cutter thing that came in a small military sewing kit.

When doing my last repair I glued the base tape back on with some fabric...
12-24-21, 02:52 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,664
Posted By Lazyass

I squirt the sealant in, install the valve core,...

I squirt the sealant in, install the valve core, inflate the tire and ride. Stan's sealant is great. I've actually had to do it only once because as I mentioned a hardly ever get punctures on...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-21, 02:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 962
Posted By Lazyass

The all flat black look was played out about 10...

The all flat black look was played out about 10 years ago. Wish it would end. Wish it had never started.
12-22-21, 02:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,253
Posted By Lazyass

52x18? Holy cow man. That would suck on flat...

52x18? Holy cow man. That would suck on flat ground with no wind, I could never get a smooth pedal stroke with that high gearing and I'm a strong rider. Try getting a smaller chainring before you...
12-20-21, 02:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,478
Posted By Lazyass

Buy a Sunrace freewheel with ramped teeth for 15...

Buy a Sunrace freewheel with ramped teeth for 15 bucks. Shifting is a hundred times better, especially with friction shifters.
12-20-21, 02:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By Lazyass

Blue Magic polish is much better than Mother's or...

Blue Magic polish is much better than Mother's or anything else.

In the 2000's I had a sports car with very expensive HRE wheels which were non-clearcoated polished aluminum. I was living in NJ...
12-18-21, 02:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,259
Posted By Lazyass

Take your pick. ...

Take your pick.

https://bicyclewheelwarehouse.com/road-disc/

https://bicyclewheelwarehouse.com/Coupons.html
12-18-21, 02:40 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,793
Posted By Lazyass

Not a movie but a good documentary. I was in the...

Not a movie but a good documentary. I was in the infantry and wish we had a bicycle corps.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNnTSD219GA
12-17-21, 02:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,867
Posted By Lazyass

I reuse them on any chain with quick links and I...

I reuse them on any chain with quick links and I don't care what is or is not recommended. Never had one fail but I do always carry a spare.
12-15-21, 01:46 AM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,298
Posted By Lazyass

GT Saturn Racing Road Bike - $500...

GT Saturn Racing Road Bike - $500 (Charlotte)https://charlotte.craigslist.org/bik/d/charlotte-gt-saturn-racing-road-bike/7420422876.html
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12-14-21, 02:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 919
Posted By Lazyass

I have a Ritchey Ascent story. I took second...

I have a Ritchey Ascent story.

I took second place in the 1995 Hawaii State XC Championship. The guy who won was on a red fully rigid Ascent like posted here. He was about 6'8" on probably a 23...
12-14-21, 01:46 AM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 222,121
Posted By Lazyass

So tempting. All-City Nature Boy Single...

So tempting.

All-City Nature Boy Single Speed Gravel Bike 55cm
$550
...
12-12-21, 02:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,015
Posted By Lazyass

In October I got some BWW Blackset Race 24's for...

In October I got some BWW Blackset Race 24's for my CX bike and they're a very nice wheel for a fair price. Took four days to arrive at my house.
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12-12-21, 01:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,603
Posted By Lazyass

I spray the rings with that no-stick spray stuff...

I spray the rings with that no-stick spray stuff and it works fine.
12-11-21, 02:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,603
Posted By Lazyass

Yesterday I bought a couple of egg rings at...

Yesterday I bought a couple of egg rings at walmart and read a recipe on how to make Egg McMuffins. Walmart even sells canadian bacon cut to the perfect size. They're actually better than McDonald's...
12-10-21, 02:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,673
Posted By Lazyass

This past June I bought some super light Kuota...

This past June I bought some super light Kuota cranks for one of my road bikes and I can say that I do feel a difference. I actually feel more of a difference than I did switching to a light...
12-09-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2,530
Views: 895,149
Posted By Lazyass

https://i.postimg.cc/QxW7PQxx/1639068265128.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/QxW7PQxx/1639068265128.jpg
12-08-21, 03:17 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,565
Posted By Lazyass

Not vintage but lugged Reynolds 725. ...

Not vintage but lugged Reynolds 725.

https://i.postimg.cc/zvRxhm5Z/xxxzzzz.jpg
12-08-21, 02:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,603
Posted By Lazyass

This would be good post-ride ...

This would be good post-ride

https://presnellonprivileges.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Cosby-Pudding-Pops.png

This was my favorite dinner. 44 cents haha
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12-06-21, 04:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,603
Posted By Lazyass

The perfect pre-ride breakfeast

This would be perfect. You guys remember these? They're all I ate in the morning in high school and I'd give anything if they made them again.
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12-06-21, 02:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 974
Posted By Lazyass

One million dollars.

One million dollars.
12-05-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,761
Posted By Lazyass

Very nice. The '72 catalog lists Fiamme rims and...

Very nice. The '72 catalog lists Fiamme rims and I bet that's what the decals you have left is.

https://velocals.com/search.php?search_query=fiamme&section=product
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12-02-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,298
Posted By Lazyass

I DO NOT need another bike. I don't have room....

I DO NOT need another bike. I don't have room. Someone please buy this Pashley. The seller just came down on the price and I'm doing all I can to keep myself from contacting themLarge Pashley...
12-02-21, 02:57 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,126
Posted By Lazyass

11 December 2001 was a day of infamy and it...

11 December 2001 was a day of infamy and it changed the world for the worse.
11-28-21, 01:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,630
Posted By Lazyass

I have to correct my post. I said I was going to...

I have to correct my post. I said I was going to buy a Special but I already have one. I meant a Thunder. And I just checked their last FB post and it's Special's and Lightning's they're expecting to...
11-25-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,058
Posted By Lazyass

A couple of weeks ago I bought some Giro...

A couple of weeks ago I bought some Giro Ambient's. I've always avoided temps below freezing but for this winter I decided to finally get some proper winter gloves and shoes (Lake MXZ176). This...
11-21-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,298
Posted By Lazyass

Naturally it's about 20 sizes too big for me....

Naturally it's about 20 sizes too big for me. That's a pure race bike.
11-21-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,298
Posted By Lazyass

:eek: Italian racer Rossin Exercise Road...

:eek:

Italian racer Rossin Exercise Road Bike
$500...
11-21-21, 02:51 AM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,298
Posted By Lazyass

Not cheap but one of my favorite touring bikes. ...

Not cheap but one of my favorite touring bikes.

1984 Trek 720 Legendary Vintage Touring Bicycle Reynolds 531 Mostly original!
...
11-20-21, 02:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,400
Posted By Lazyass

I'm an early riser and I usually start at...

I'm an early riser and I usually start at 0500-0530 before sunrise and ride for 1.5-2 hours. No traffic and the wind doesn't pick up until late morning and I like riding in the dark.
11-18-21, 02:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,187
Posted By Lazyass

I've never used tape and probably never will but...

I've never used tape and probably never will but from everything I've read Cargona is the best. If I ever do decide to try tape that's what I'll use.
11-17-21, 04:14 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 88,590
Posted By Lazyass

Since I got my new wheels for the Wabi I put the...

Since I got my new wheels for the Wabi I put the Sub-15's on my Swobo rain bike. Dropped about a pound and a half and it was already a light bike.

https://i.postimg.cc/G3TFP9yD/20211117-050947.jpg
11-17-21, 02:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,484
Posted By Lazyass

Whatever they put on new chains is usually kind...

Whatever they put on new chains is usually kind of sticky which would get crap stuck to it. I always run mine through a rag with wd40 to wipe it all off then lube it.
11-15-21, 02:25 AM
Replies: 2,376
Views: 288,077
Posted By Lazyass

Got a couple of rides on the Panaracers and...

Got a couple of rides on the Panaracers and they're great, very high Japanese quality. Really smooth on my chipseal roads and even hit a little dirt. They do run a tad small, I measured them at 25.30...
11-13-21, 02:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,977
Posted By Lazyass

I've had neither but I would get the Berthoud all...

I've had neither but I would get the Berthoud all day long as well as their saddle bag that bolts to it.
11-12-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,692
Posted By Lazyass

It's a great light. My rides usually start before...

It's a great light. My rides usually start before sunrise and I keep it on the medium mode most of the time. The high mode would blind oncoming cars.
...
11-12-21, 02:20 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 88,590
Posted By Lazyass

Got it ready to ride with the new wheels, tubular...

Got it ready to ride with the new wheels, tubular glue is dried and of course it's raining this morning. I bought one of those bottle cage storage thingies a few months ago and it's really nice to...
11-11-21, 03:09 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,481
Posted By Lazyass

The Hampsten Strada Bianca. Race geometry...

The Hampsten Strada Bianca. Race geometry designed to clear the 33.3mm Jack Brown tire. If I could snap my fingers and have any bike in the world it would be this.
...
11-11-21, 02:42 AM
Replies: 2,376
Views: 288,077
Posted By Lazyass

I spent some money on tubulars this month. I just...

I spent some money on tubulars this month. I just got the wheelset I ordered for my Wabi Special single speed from Pro Wheel Builder. Paul hubs, Kinlin TB 25 tubular rims, Sapim Laser spokes and blue...
11-10-21, 04:58 AM
Replies: 2,376
Views: 288,077
Posted By Lazyass

Some new rubber for the Univega. Also whipped out...

Some new rubber for the Univega. Also whipped out the dremel with a wire wheel and polished up the eyelets/nipples. They were getting a little corroded.

I love these Challenge Elites, I think this...
11-10-21, 02:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,187
Posted By Lazyass

Got them in yesterday. I'm the worst picture...

Got them in yesterday. I'm the worst picture taker on the planet but they're beautiful. Tires won't be here till Friday.

https://i.postimg.cc/q7MrTgjt/abcd.jpg
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11-08-21, 02:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 879
Posted By Lazyass

That bowl of madness looks disgusting. Including...

That bowl of madness looks disgusting. Including the bowl itself :lol:
11-08-21, 02:42 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 41,953
Posted By Lazyass

This looks like the thread for my questions. I'm...

This looks like the thread for my questions. I'm looking at the bike below.

Is this the P15, the "Deluxe"? What is the geometry of the 23 inch size in millimeters (TT & ST at least). It appears...
11-07-21, 03:54 AM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,298
Posted By Lazyass

Vintage 1986 Centurion Dave Scott Ironman Bike....

Vintage 1986 Centurion Dave Scott Ironman Bike. All Original. Shimano 600. Tange 1 Tubing.
$180

Charleston, SC
...
11-06-21, 01:51 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,023
Posted By Lazyass

A couple of years ago I did a 100K charity ride...

A couple of years ago I did a 100K charity ride and us guys in the lead pack kept a really stong pace. One of the riders was a guy even older than me (I'm 53) and he was on a Giant Fastroad carbon...
11-04-21, 02:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,180
Posted By Lazyass

27x1-1/8 Pasela's are great on gravel. A modern...

27x1-1/8 Pasela's are great on gravel. A modern 27 inch gravel wheel, wide disc, is something the industry needs to develop. The larger diameter is really stable and smooth.
...
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