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Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-18, 07:01 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 11,919
Posted By OldFartCyclist

No wonder I can't win KOMs! From now on, when my...

No wonder I can't win KOMs! From now on, when my Park chain checker fall through the link, it's not time to replace the chain - it's TIME TO HEAD FOR THE HILLS - IT'S HAMMER TIME!
09-02-18, 12:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,312
Posted By OldFartCyclist

And I totally agree with the thought about...

And I totally agree with the thought about wheelsets! I put a set of Campy Record wheels on my "73 Peugeot PX10LE (my first "good" bike) and was sold on good wheels. I had a set of Weyless sealed...
08-26-18, 07:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,312
Posted By OldFartCyclist

I don't know about nice steel (my old 531 went...

I don't know about nice steel (my old 531 went into the back of my pickup for transport) but my Lynskey is as easy to lift onto my roof rack as my SWorks Roubaix. After Lynskey Ti for 2 years, 531...
08-26-18, 06:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,386
Posted By OldFartCyclist

I agree with that. Their customer care is tops. ...

I agree with that. Their customer care is tops. And the glasses are great quality. I've been using them for the last 4 years. The interchangeable lens packages make them a very versatile product.
08-21-18, 07:58 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,561
Posted By OldFartCyclist

Can you imagine the comments from the "Hot or...

Can you imagine the comments from the "Hot or Not?" bunch?
08-21-18, 07:54 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,561
Posted By OldFartCyclist

Ditto! A very light and easily organized package.

Ditto! A very light and easily organized package.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-18, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2,789
Views: 664,978
Posted By OldFartCyclist

I love it! Just got in from a 35 mile ride after...

I love it! Just got in from a 35 mile ride after putting in a new bottom bracket. My Old one was an HSC ceramic that originally was in in my old Roubaix Expert that I sold when I got my SWorks frame....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-18, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2,789
Views: 664,978
Posted By OldFartCyclist

My Lynskey...

My Lynskey R240https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1325/dsc_0069_a3b22f908c465e70b3d5d898f16010d7b6aee62b.jpg
08-20-18, 02:03 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 5,537
Posted By OldFartCyclist

Well, this is my 2 bits: If I didn't have a bike...

Well, this is my 2 bits: If I didn't have a bike now and was in the market for my first good rider, I would most likely go for the disc brake feature. However, I have a couple of very high quality...
08-07-18, 12:42 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,975
Posted By OldFartCyclist

I don't leave my stallions out of sight anywhere...

I don't leave my stallions out of sight anywhere I stop. Before I retired, when I rode to work, I had a safe and secure place arranged with my employer to keep them out of harm's way. And it wasn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-18, 10:57 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,968
Posted By OldFartCyclist

Ice cream and cheese? Are you serious? I find...

Ice cream and cheese? Are you serious? I find myself becoming curious!

In relation to this thread - I'm 62 and have no need for Strava. I see no reason to compare myself to "kids" less than 1/2...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-18, 06:12 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,525,270
Posted By OldFartCyclist

Not quite as colorful as Slick Madone's ... but ...

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08-06-18, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2,267
Views: 408,546
Posted By OldFartCyclist

I'm down to these two now. They're keepers!

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My S-Works Roubaix gets a shower.
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07-30-18, 05:31 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,809
Posted By OldFartCyclist

My understanding is that it includes both...

My understanding is that it includes both techniques to get the bars as low as possible and aero. No spacers and flipped (negative) stem.
03-12-18, 08:55 AM
Replies: 24,038
Views: 2,214,496
Posted By OldFartCyclist

Sorry - that last post was for Wildwood. I don't...

Sorry - that last post was for Wildwood. I don't post enough to be good at it.
03-12-18, 08:53 AM
Replies: 24,038
Views: 2,214,496
Posted By OldFartCyclist

Looking at your group photo posted a little...

Looking at your group photo posted a little earlier - you should be calling yourselves "The Men of Steel"! Love the bikes!
01-30-18, 11:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,863
Posted By OldFartCyclist

:lol: I guess I asked for that! The helmet is in...

:lol: I guess I asked for that! The helmet is in great shape, I won't vouch for the contents. Thanks for the serious answers and the humorous ones too.
01-30-18, 08:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,863
Posted By OldFartCyclist

Helmet Replacement - how often>

My Specialized road helmet is 7 years old and looks to be in great shape. How often should they be replaced?
10-22-17, 09:32 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,672
Posted By OldFartCyclist

I completely disagree with Chris Hoy. I am 62 in...

I completely disagree with Chris Hoy. I am 62 in 6 weeks and have ridden 3000 miles so far this year. I wear bike shorts and full kit. Not flashy colors and team kit, but understated and...
10-22-17, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1,155
Views: 113,997
Posted By OldFartCyclist

Brown Sider

From the brown side of Washington State. Tri-Cities, Pasco to be specific. Retiring in 6 Weeks.
04-09-17, 09:31 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 45,080
Posted By OldFartCyclist

With some miles on my Lynskey - my impressions

Well, right now, I don't have any good pictures of my new R240, but I will tell you I'm impressed by it and love the handling and feel of the bike. of course, it's not as light as the Roubaix, but it...
11-26-16, 03:51 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 45,080
Posted By OldFartCyclist

:) Everyone that I know or have talked to that's...

:) Everyone that I know or have talked to that's ridden a Lynskey, loves 'em.

I met up with a fella last spring that was riding one and we rode and talked bikes for awhile. He had a Specialized...
11-25-16, 10:33 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 45,080
Posted By OldFartCyclist

Back in 1972 I had a "10 speed" that was...

Back in 1972 I had a "10 speed" that was purchased from J.C.Penney's. I was in love with that bike until I rode it for 25 miles with a friend that had a Motobecane Grand Jubilee (back in the days...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-16, 08:46 PM
Replies: 26,243
Views: 16,089,276
Posted By OldFartCyclist

I have several bikes. But my favorite is my...

I have several bikes. But my favorite is my Specialized Roubaix Expert with upgrades. The day I bought it, I had been off of a bike for almost 20 years and I foolishly tried to pick up where I left...
07-11-15, 07:19 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 15,030
Posted By OldFartCyclist

I get a kick out of this thread. I'm 59, pushing...

I get a kick out of this thread. I'm 59, pushing 60 real hard. I wear full kit on all my rides (although I seldom use the word "kit". I just refer to it as "gear". My 3 brothers laugh at me and make...
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