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Posted By anomaly

You are almost there, keep it up!

You are almost there, keep it up!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-11, 10:40 PM
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Posted By anomaly

If you have consistent knee problems I highly...

If you have consistent knee problems I highly suggest finding a local orthopedic that makes cycling insoles and have your insurance pay for them. Nothing is better than truly custom insoles.
12-28-10, 02:52 PM
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Posted By anomaly

I haven't seen the Milky Way since I was a young...

I haven't seen the Milky Way since I was a young kid, seeing so many stars was phenomenal.

The fall Death Valley Double is 197 miles, actually. Ubehebe was at mile 130, still had to ride back...
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Posted By anomaly

Schmidt and eDelux on one bike, Schmdith and IQ...

Schmidt and eDelux on one bike, Schmdith and IQ Cyo on the other. I use two battery powered tail lights on both bikes and carry a spare set of batteries. I ran a generator tail light for awhile but...
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Posted By anomaly

Very wise words. The best brevet bike to start...

Very wise words. The best brevet bike to start on is the one that is most comfortable and fits the best. A small fit issue at 125 miles is generally a pretty big fit issue at 250 miles.
12-27-10, 09:22 AM
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Posted By anomaly

In 15 hours/200 miles on a bike down there I was...

In 15 hours/200 miles on a bike down there I was passed by maybe 15 cars and 5 of them were support vehicles.
12-27-10, 09:21 AM
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Posted By anomaly

Given your photo locations I take it you stayed...

Given your photo locations I take it you stayed in Furnace Creek, am I right?

We got rained on during the Death Valley Double in October, it was pretty surreal to get rained on in such a place. ...
Forum: Commuting
12-27-10, 09:09 AM
Replies: 15,208
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Posted By anomaly

My buddy normally rides a 68cm (yes, 68cm) frame...

My buddy normally rides a 68cm (yes, 68cm) frame and bought a mini-velo to mess around on. It is absurdly hilarious.
07-17-10, 11:57 PM
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Posted By anomaly

The owner of that bike fits it terribly.

The owner of that bike fits it terribly.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-10, 11:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,054
Posted By anomaly

They have the best grip of any tire in their size...

They have the best grip of any tire in their size that I've ridden. I've done lots of 50+mph sweepers with an Open Corsa on the front and always been fine. The only times I've ever had any trouble...
Forum: Commuting
07-02-10, 08:20 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By anomaly

Great stuff, start carrying a water bottle with...

Great stuff, start carrying a water bottle with you.
07-02-10, 08:16 PM
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Posted By anomaly

I was <> to buying an 86 753 Look with C-Record...

I was <> to buying an 86 753 Look with C-Record and Cobalto brakes at the first Cirque in Leesburg for $650. I decided to give myself 10 minutes to ponder and by the time I went back it had just...
06-18-10, 07:34 AM
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Posted By anomaly

Your ride lacks three qualities that make a...

Your ride lacks three qualities that make a brevet a brevet. First, it does not have time controls, second it is not long enough (the minimum is 200km) and third it is supported. While I appreciate...
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Posted By anomaly

The bike ...

The bike
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_GD0mJI-y4Ic/TBWDEJgIohI/AAAAAAAADAs/vBhcRyuIyKo/s800/IMAG0105.jpg

The trail from today...
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Posted By anomaly

+11ty to bag balm. I am VERY susceptible to...

+11ty to bag balm. I am VERY susceptible to saddle sores (I can get them on a 4 mile ride while wearing bibs) yet a thin coating of bag balm takes care of all that.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-10, 10:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,131
Posted By anomaly

All that matters is the motor. I regularly motor...

All that matters is the motor. I regularly motor my 36lb commuter/full fenders/handlebar bag past guys out on their Sunday best carbon and I regularly get dropped by guys on flat bar road bikes. I...
Forum: BMX
05-24-10, 11:00 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By anomaly

On sale for like $215 at Nashbar.

On sale for like $215 at Nashbar.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-10, 11:22 PM
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Views: 3,218
Posted By anomaly

Kirk JKS or Erikksen Ti and whatever cheap parts...

Kirk JKS or Erikksen Ti and whatever cheap parts would fit in the rest
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Views: 3,296
Posted By anomaly

Most people do. I've done centuries on...

Most people do. I've done centuries on everything from 700x23 to knobby cross tires.
05-09-10, 12:01 AM
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Posted By anomaly

He is going to crack the lug if he doesn't put a...

He is going to crack the lug if he doesn't put a longer post in.
Forum: Commuting
05-07-10, 11:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,549
Posted By anomaly

My old one is still floating around DC but that...

My old one is still floating around DC but that is a hike. Curtis has one in Philly.
Forum: Commuting
05-07-10, 11:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,549
Posted By anomaly

I used to commute on mine once or twice a month. ...

I used to commute on mine once or twice a month. It was a terrible idea, terrible ride, uncomfortable and worth every second.
05-07-10, 11:27 PM
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Views: 1,357
Posted By anomaly

To my friends of swap past, I now live in SF so I...

To my friends of swap past, I now live in SF so I won't be seeing you this round. May the best deals go to you.

Nate - always in a Yamaguchi cap
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Posted By anomaly

I've got to say I liked that 200k ride report far...

I've got to say I liked that 200k ride report far more than any other I've read. I haven't DNFed a brevet as the only one I signed up for I DETed. I think breaking my elbow 7 days prior might have...
05-02-10, 09:47 AM
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Posted By anomaly

Also, SF -> Nicasio -> Lucas Valley -> San Rafel...

Also, SF -> Nicasio -> Lucas Valley -> San Rafel -> Paradise Loop -> SF -> the beach through GGP -> Fort Funston -> SF is 6k feet with very gentle grades the entire way. There are only 2 climbs that...
05-02-10, 09:45 AM
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Posted By anomaly

If you can't handle the climbing get out there...

If you can't handle the climbing get out there and ride some hills. If you rode Old La Honda, Kings Mountain and/or Tunitas Creek 3 times a week you would be able to handle a 10k foot of climbing...
Forum: Touring
05-02-10, 09:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,107
Posted By anomaly

Or just ride straight out there. It's only 50-70...

Or just ride straight out there. It's only 50-70 miles depending where you go in Pt Reyes.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-10, 09:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 948
Posted By anomaly

Stop posting, put on your helmet, go ride.

Stop posting, put on your helmet, go ride.
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Posted By anomaly

I find my 305 only lasts 11 hours =/

I find my 305 only lasts 11 hours =/
03-06-10, 08:22 AM
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Posted By anomaly

What does a freewheel have to do with the ability...

What does a freewheel have to do with the ability to trackstand?
03-06-10, 12:09 AM
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Posted By anomaly

WD40 is technically a degreaser. Also a...

WD40 is technically a degreaser. Also a Guerciotti is not a "Guch" it is a "Guerc".
03-05-10, 11:48 PM
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Posted By anomaly

Darn, you really should have ordered Grand Bois...

Darn, you really should have ordered Grand Bois Cypress tires.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-05-10, 11:09 PM
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Views: 226,506
Posted By anomaly

Go with FMBs, they are by far the better tire.

Go with FMBs, they are by far the better tire.
02-22-10, 12:44 AM
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Posted By anomaly

New wheels for the Paramount ...

New wheels for the Paramount
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_GD0mJI-y4Ic/S4IKMgEtX_I/AAAAAAAACiE/LYxUu7Xbovs/s800/DSC_0019.JPG
02-21-10, 10:58 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By anomaly

Hah, I forgot an M and added a 2. It's M72243.

Hah, I forgot an M and added a 2. It's M72243.
02-21-10, 10:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By anomaly

That is a shame. My collection started with: ...

That is a shame. My collection started with:
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_GD0mJI-y4Ic/Soi5FwicA9I/AAAAAAAAB0s/SAzUBRa-N6c/s800/DSC_0396.JPG

I'm rebuilding that one into a fixed gear commuter. The only...
02-21-10, 10:51 PM
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Posted By anomaly

They CAN shift very well, especially when...

They CAN shift very well, especially when properly setup.
02-21-10, 10:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By anomaly

Since you asked so nicely... ...

Since you asked so nicely...
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_GD0mJI-y4Ic/S4IKMgEtX_I/AAAAAAAACiE/LYxUu7Xbovs/s800/DSC_0019.JPG

SN C72101
02-21-10, 08:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By anomaly

The track, as found ...

The track, as found
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_GD0mJI-y4Ic/SjWjn-yDE9I/AAAAAAAABdU/I2-GVhtTAdE/s800/trackbike043.jpg

It's now shod with *gasp* 50mm deep Cane Creek carbon track wheels and Look pedals...
02-21-10, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By anomaly

My 3rd 1972 Paramount

I stumbled upon a 1972 P13 on CL on Tuesday that had very little information besides that it was chrome and had "Campi" components. I exchanged a few emails with the owner but never heard back. I...
02-14-10, 12:17 AM
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Posted By anomaly

Took the Merckx for a spin today, like most every...

Took the Merckx for a spin today, like most every day (the MXL is my interim commuter at the moment) and I'll either ride it or the 72 Paramount track on a ride with some friends tomorrow. Life is...
Forum: Touring
02-03-10, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,406
Posted By anomaly

36h A719 laced to a Phil Touring Cassette hub

36h A719 laced to a Phil Touring Cassette hub
01-27-10, 12:27 AM
Replies: 11,686
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Posted By anomaly

As terrible as his bikes have been over the last...

As terrible as his bikes have been over the last few years he climbs like a ****ing goat. It was terribly disheartening to be 800 vertical feet at a 15-20% grade into a climb and here comes Sol...
01-11-10, 11:22 AM
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Posted By anomaly

It was emailed to me off list, I plan to upload...

It was emailed to me off list, I plan to upload it today.
01-10-10, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By anomaly

1986 Paramount Geometry

Does anyone have a geometry chart for the 86 Paramount, hopefully including fork rake and trail? As some of you might remember I broke the fork on my 86 over the summer in a pretty nasty wreck and...
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Posted By anomaly

Wow, that is a very rare frame. I've never seen...

Wow, that is a very rare frame. I've never seen another Zullo track.
12-27-09, 12:09 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,485
Posted By anomaly

Also if you can change the current Kilo to 27.2...

Also if you can change the current Kilo to 27.2 as a mid-life cycle upgrade =)
12-27-09, 12:05 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,485
Posted By anomaly

You have been asking that question for 2 years...

You have been asking that question for 2 years and the answer has always been yes. The reason your current lugged frame doesn't sell well is the geometry is wonky.
12-27-09, 12:03 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,485
Posted By anomaly

Actually there aren't many if any...

Actually there aren't many if any shops/framebuilders that will start to thread a steer tube. First modern steer tubes generally aren't 22.2 ID so a quill stem won't work. Second the die is...
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