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08-10-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Somebody had to say it. Reminds me of the scene...

Somebody had to say it. Reminds me of the scene from “Police Squad”, an American Classic.
08-10-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Thats what I was thinking. Nice rack!

Thats what I was thinking. Nice rack!
08-10-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 249
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I don’t think rubber items can be printed. If...

I don’t think rubber items can be printed. If you’re talking printing metal items, the world is your oyster but that’s pretty expensive. I’d heard Teschner, an Australian builder, was exploring 3D...
08-09-22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 233
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I’m very curious about your 8 speed Campagnolo...

I’m very curious about your 8 speed Campagnolo cassette on the 105 group. Does it function OK? I’ve never heard of a Campy freehub on 8 speed Shimano hubs. Can you take the doohickey off the rear hub...
08-09-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,531
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Well done lads! I'm a little disappointed no one...

Well done lads! I'm a little disappointed no one broke a pedal. Bill clearly wins the award for light traveller but, being a deep old file I wouldn't be surprised to learn he snuck gear into Andrew's...
08-07-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 464
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Italian built Nishiki, wow, never heard of these....

Italian built Nishiki, wow, never heard of these. Beautiful frameset.
08-07-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

MadHonk is selling some (meaning Silca brass) at...

MadHonk is selling some (meaning Silca brass) at a fair price. Just bought one from him.
08-07-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That is pretty. I seem to remember that color was...

That is pretty. I seem to remember that color was the less common, more desirable paint for these. Used to be a guy here who was all things Ironman, so you could easily slip into that role.
08-07-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

My ‘84 Gap is a fantastic riding bike. Basso is...

My ‘84 Gap is a fantastic riding bike. Basso is one of those slightly under the radar Italian high flyer marques.
08-06-22, 07:32 PM
08-05-22, 10:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,641
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

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Maybe not iconic, but it is Thomas Jefferson...
08-05-22, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 518
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I have that issue. I bought my DeRosa from the...

I have that issue. I bought my DeRosa from the original owner and he said “I saw that magazine cover with that beautiful girl and knew I had to have that bike!” . I think he was already married....
08-03-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,436
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Doc’s post above reminded me of the one time I...

Doc’s post above reminded me of the one time I cold set a frame. Doc very kindly gave me a Ross frame to build into a city bike for my wife. It was, I believe 120 spaced. I carefully read Sheldon’s...
08-03-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Kind of sad looking sitting in that box all by...

Kind of sad looking sitting in that box all by itself.
08-03-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Jeff, I think I see a set of crimps on the top...

Jeff, I think I see a set of crimps on the top tube and one either side of down tube. I think Nuovo Mexico had 4 crimps on down tube, but the Super Profil info matches this one as far as I can tell
...
08-02-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,436
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Not taboo and whatever keeps you riding your...

Not taboo and whatever keeps you riding your bike. If you plan on selling it one day, I think 130 spacing might affect the value a little, maybe not though. Is your goal to put a more modern...
08-01-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Color looks like mine. I'm told it was bought in...

Color looks like mine. I'm told it was bought in SoCal around 1980. Mine is a bit of mystery, doesn't have a California serial number but doesn't quite seem Italian built either. I think my fork is a...
07-28-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 587
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I usually do the non-disassembly oil method...

I usually do the non-disassembly oil method mentioned above. When working on the 3 pawl Campy free hubs, I use grease to help the pawls stay in place when remounting the free hub, then I thin it with...
07-28-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,763
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Randy you missed a chance at telling us that was...

Randy you missed a chance at telling us that was your back yard!

Today was this year’s Birthday Ride. Seems to get longer every year. I started with some trepidation as, even though it’s been a...
07-27-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,531
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

OK Gugie I thought it was still triple digits on...

OK Gugie I thought it was still triple digits on retirement countdown but I must have got my calculations wrong. Maybe we’re already seeing effects of the semi-conductor industry “relief” bill?
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07-26-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,239
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I like it too. Looks like a good friend of mine....

I like it too. Looks like a good friend of mine. So young and sorry to hear. Condolences and best wishes to his friends and family.
07-26-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,164
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

T-Shirt "Let me Gugie that for you" ...

T-Shirt

"Let me Gugie that for you"


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07-24-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,763
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Ran for the hills today to beat the heat. Much...

Ran for the hills today to beat the heat. Much cooler up on Skyline Drive but still had some humidity. Despite cramming fuel, liquids and salt tablets the whole ride still got a touch of leg cramping...
07-23-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,820
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That stuff will all wipe off with a rag. We all...

That stuff will all wipe off with a rag. We all only really need one bike and that hasn’t stopped any of us.
07-22-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,763
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Short ride before the heat sets in. One of my in...

Short ride before the heat sets in. One of my in town gravel segments has now been paved, so I took the skinny tire Masi up the steep climb to Ragged Mountain reservoir. After cooling off and...
07-22-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,763
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I can’t see it in the pic, but if that’s Lake...

I can’t see it in the pic, but if that’s Lake Forest (and I’m pretty sure it is) I think The Lantern is along that sidewalk. Good place to weather a storm as long as you don’t have to ride very far...
07-22-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,490
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

It was more spiritual than that ...

It was more spiritual than that


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07-22-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,095
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Happened to me, but I was persistent, nice to...

Happened to me, but I was persistent, nice to her, bought her presents and then a really nice ring and she said yes.
07-22-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 741
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

My guess is that will be the best route to go....

My guess is that will be the best route to go. Probably worth it to try messaging the member in that old post though. I have a wheel set from a defunct company that requires a proprietary spoke...
07-22-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That's a good price. I just installed my first...

That's a good price. I just installed my first set as well and they are good, although I like the Simplex a little better.
07-22-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 748
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I missed that but in the first week, in one of...

I missed that but in the first week, in one of Steve Porino’s roadside reports (I’m going to apply for his job, looks like a lot of fun) he stopped at a group of fans from Belgium with a replica...
07-21-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Campy C record 1st Gen uses 109 mm , 135 bcd....

Campy C record 1st Gen uses 109 mm , 135 bcd. Later iterations with the shield logo use 111 mm but would probably be OK on a 109.
07-21-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 448
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

First rule of Campagnolo Club is there are no...

First rule of Campagnolo Club is there are no “quick” bottom bracket questions. Well, maybe except “Is this a Campagnolo bottom bracket ?”

Sorry not much more help than that.
07-19-22, 06:46 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,172
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Thanks for putting in the time to make those...

Thanks for putting in the time to make those posts Matt. Great pics! That looked like some really hard riding going into Sprague and I remember that gravel being pretty thick on the Iron Horse Trail....
07-18-22, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 479
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I had a big jug of it for a while and would...

I had a big jug of it for a while and would strain it through a paper towel back into the jug. Seemed to work fine. When it gets dark in color I’d just toss it.
07-18-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Fun descent as long as all of those people get...

Fun descent as long as all of those people get out of the way
07-18-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That’s one of my favorite posts. What I get for...

That’s one of my favorite posts. What I get for working today.
07-16-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,715
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Well that was easier than I expected! I have to...

Well that was easier than I expected! I have to say I’ve had better success with a piece of string than the too, though. Maybe I need to use it more.
07-15-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,715
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Well I know what this tool is, but it might show...

Well I know what this tool is, but it might show up in someone’s pile so consider this a public service:

...
07-15-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,763
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

After yesterday's ride on my hacked and...

After yesterday's ride on my hacked and "climbified" Merckx, I felt obliged to pay penance to the C+V gods with some traditional geared riding. I threw my noodle legs over the Tommasini and rode 22...
07-15-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,715
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Where there you go again Andy, you've negated...

Where there you go again Andy, you've negated your thread title before the first post is even done. Cool tool tho

I am afraid of the unknown, so I don't buy tools with unknown uses.
07-15-22, 05:12 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,172
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Glad to see Thor got the Olmo back on the road...

Glad to see Thor got the Olmo back on the road after the Eroica mayhem. Good pics Dave and thanks for posting!
07-14-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,763
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

^^^^ Randy, you need to get a Mariposa and...

^^^^

Randy, you need to get a Mariposa and go back to that spot for another pic.

I took the Merckx Pro out today. I now have two Pros, so this one is “Pro SL” and the other is “Pro 753”. Last...
07-12-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,255
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Either that or he got his fingers stuck in the...

Either that or he got his fingers stuck in the holes.
07-12-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,255
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yes, but if you want the wheels and parts so the...

Yes, but if you want the wheels and parts so the you can actually ride it, you're looking at another $2-5k.
07-12-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,255
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Thanks for posting Stu, I always enjoy reading...

Thanks for posting Stu, I always enjoy reading these old vs new comparisons. I have a Colnago EPS with Zipp 202 wheels that at one time was the latest and greatest in plastic tech but now tends...
07-11-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Dang it, step away for 30 minutes and this is...

Dang it, step away for 30 minutes and this is what happens. Nice deal. Thirds?
07-11-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,763
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

After yesterday’s ride the skies skies cleared...

After yesterday’s ride the skies skies cleared and had brilliant blue skies and sunshine with a short reprieve from the humidity. Went up to the Blue Ridge Parkway for 40 ish miles. I came across a...
07-11-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,763
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

abshipp I’ve always heard nice things about...

abshipp I’ve always heard nice things about Greenville but have yet to visit. I knew Furman was in SC but don’t know it was in Greenville. I like the idea of the bike counter. Here’s one I saw...
07-10-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,560
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Should be fine, that’s what horizontal dropouts...

Should be fine, that’s what horizontal dropouts are for; fine tuning away those minor imperfections. You could also leave as is if you don’t mind riding in right hand circles.
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