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01-24-23, 10:28 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,239
Posted By scozim

Way late to the party for me. I used to do a lot...

Way late to the party for me. I used to do a lot of bodybuilding training when I was younger and not riding. 57 now and with severe lumbar stenosis (thank you heavy squats and leg presses). I am...
01-24-23, 10:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,079
Posted By scozim

Severe spinal stenosis here for the past 7 years....

Severe spinal stenosis here for the past 7 years. Cycling (bending over while riding) is the only exercise I can do without pain and stop the radiating pain in the legs for awhile. That said my...
01-22-23, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By scozim

Sold

Sold
01-21-23, 06:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 139
Posted By scozim

Pat 77 Campagnolo Super Record rear derailleur

Pat 77, nice shape. This came off a Rodriquez that was too tall for me. $175 shipped. Paypal

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01-21-23, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By scozim

Campagnolo Super Record crankset

Really nice Campagnolo Super Record crankset. 6 in the diamond. 170 arms and 52-42 rings. Sold.

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12-20-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 654,121
Posted By scozim

I have a few bikes that need some work but can't...

I have a few bikes that need some work but can't remember the specifics for each bike since I forgot to write down what they needed. I'll have to wait until spring to ride them again and have the...
10-09-22, 09:28 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,571
Posted By scozim

Nice 48 mile ride today. Longest ride in a couple...

Nice 48 mile ride today. Longest ride in a couple of years due to a myriad of reasons. The Spectrum is such a nice ride, even if a tad too tall. Responsive, light and smooth. And, my dad's old...
10-04-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 36,912
Posted By scozim

Actually, despite the looks,it's very solid. ...

Actually, despite the looks,it's very solid. Only one portion of the floor needs to be replaced. Quarter panels, fenders, bottom of the doors and tailgate are all good.
10-04-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 36,912
Posted By scozim

Paying for fuel chasing my softball playing...

Paying for fuel chasing my softball playing daughter. About an 80% chance funds will start getting drained by this project. My dad wants to do it with me and says it would be his last father son...
10-03-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,571
Posted By scozim

Well, no riding this weekend as it was my turn in...

Well, no riding this weekend as it was my turn in the rotation to help my parents with chores. But my dad's 1989 Spectrum titanium followed me home for the second time so I can ride today.

Since...
09-11-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,571
Posted By scozim

Nice ride on the Palouse to Cascades trail this...

Nice ride on the Palouse to Cascades trail this afternoon. It started out casually enough but turned into a big hammer fest with lots of sweat because, well . . . . I just can't seem to ride...
08-30-22, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By scozim

Selling 3 bikes or frames - Gitane, Nishiki, Vitus

Edited - Vitus has sold. The other two have a price drop.

Time to move some bikes out of the shop. I will be listing these for sale locally and would prefer local pickup. Located in central...
08-30-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,125
Posted By scozim

Merckx at my LBS

My friend opened a bike shop here in town last fall and has been getting some decent C&V bikes in. He's currently got a Trek 2000 for sale and just sold a really sweet Univega Alpina Pro mtb that I...
08-30-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,571
Posted By scozim

Had to wear my C&V themed jersey today ...

Had to wear my C&V themed jersey today

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08-30-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 708,545
Posted By scozim

Have this small Litespeed Tachyon tri frame -...

Have this small Litespeed Tachyon tri frame - 49cm per the catalog. Would trade for a 53-54 cm Super Vitus frame, an Olmo or a Gitane Gran Tour (1983-1985 years) frame. Or .... The whole Litespeed...
08-28-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,571
Posted By scozim

One of my favorite views for a photo around here....

One of my favorite views for a photo around here. First time out on the PSV after switching in a 38t inner ring. Much better....
08-26-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 453
Posted By scozim

I'm a Continental Sprinter and Sprinter Gatorskin...

I'm a Continental Sprinter and Sprinter Gatorskin fan. Excel Bike usually has them 2 for $98 when on sale. The Gatorskins are being run right now thanks to fresh chip seal road. Most of the ones I...
08-18-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,571
Posted By scozim

Early morning ride before the day temps start...

Early morning ride before the day temps start rising. Unexpected rainbow greeted me....
06-16-22, 09:56 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,571
Posted By scozim

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06-08-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,571
Posted By scozim

I'm planning 2023. I think I have 2 weekends...

I'm planning 2023. I think I have 2 weekends free until mid-August and then I move two girls to college.
06-08-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,571
Posted By scozim

Sporadic riding continues thanks to the hectic...

Sporadic riding continues thanks to the hectic work and family schedules. Converted the Trek 950 back to the original bars last week and took it out today to get in some climbing and loner time in...
05-20-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3,311
Views: 863,220
Posted By scozim

I don't think I ever posted the keepers from my...

I don't think I ever posted the keepers from my help with an estate in 2021. All are great rides.
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04-05-22, 10:31 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,491
Posted By scozim

Good luck. I had surgery back on Jan 4th. I...

Good luck. I had surgery back on Jan 4th. I rode on the indoor trainer for the first time today. The surgeon told me to wait 3 months before riding a bike. Tomorrow will hopefully be an outside...
04-05-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,571
Posted By scozim

Nothing special today. The wind is howling...

Nothing special today. The wind is howling outside again. But today is the first official ride after prostate cancer surgery on January 4th. Had to wait 3 months before riding. That timeframe...
04-05-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 928
Posted By scozim

Yep, I have them on two bikes and absolutely love...

Yep, I have them on two bikes and absolutely love the feel.
04-03-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 928
Posted By scozim

Holy cow - gorgeous set!

Holy cow - gorgeous set!
03-06-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,352
Posted By scozim

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02-24-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2,328
Views: 971,589
Posted By scozim

Finally done - the last of the estate bikes I...

Finally done - the last of the estate bikes I picked up last spring. 8 spd Campagnolo drivetrain with Martano tubular rims and Continental Sprinter Gatorskin tires. Weight came in at 20.1 lbs. And...
02-21-22, 12:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,690
Posted By scozim

Pretty much where I was at. I dealing with the...

Pretty much where I was at. I dealing with the enlarged prostate but biopsy last June after the PSA jumped up 4 pts in a year showed cancer and was given a Gleason score of 3+4. I didn't get to...
01-30-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,013
Posted By scozim

Well, holy crud! I hadn't even noticed that. ...

Well, holy crud! I hadn't even noticed that. That 'A' on the drive side was definitely replaced at some point.

Drive side:
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01-30-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,013
Posted By scozim

:) ...

:)

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01-30-22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,013
Posted By scozim

Looking great. This was my Bianchi project last...

Looking great. This was my Bianchi project last spring.


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01-30-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,013
Posted By scozim

This last project is definitely a step up over...

This last project is definitely a step up over much of my fleet. Here's to rising above the funk.
01-30-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,013
Posted By scozim

Give me some motivation

Haven't been around here much in the past 4-5 months or so. Thanks to the last couple of years of chasing my softball playing daughter (yes, she committed to play in college), increased work...
09-13-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,008
Posted By scozim

I guess I'm on the flip side. I prefer black...

I guess I'm on the flip side. I prefer black wall tires or the darker color that come with the Continental Gatorskin tubulars I run.

But I also don't build my bikes to necessarily be period...
09-12-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,103
Posted By scozim

Surprise gift today - Litespeed titanium content

I'm in West Virginia for a college softball recruiting visit with my daughter and this morning get a surprise text from a friend. I get messages like this once in awhile because of my C&V interest...
09-06-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,571
Posted By scozim

A nice lazy holiday 2 hr ride on the Palouse to...

A nice lazy holiday 2 hr ride on the Palouse to Cascades trail today. Need a tad bit shorter stem on the 93 Trek 950 drop bar bike. Overall it is a great riding bike for this trail.
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08-31-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 33,020
Posted By scozim

Fun stuff seeing all the photos. Been 8 yrs...

Fun stuff seeing all the photos. Been 8 yrs since I did Cino - amazing time has gone by that fast. I guess chasing kids does that. Would love to do it again but based on my spine condition these...
08-08-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,202
Posted By scozim

Ooh, I know - but I'll exclude myself from the...

Ooh, I know - but I'll exclude myself from the game because I had insider information
07-12-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,237
Posted By scozim

I subscribe to Hulu Live and NBCSN is part of the...

I subscribe to Hulu Live and NBCSN is part of the package. If I miss a stage I just catch a summary (usually 35-45 minutes long) on YouTube
07-09-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,237
Posted By scozim

Quotes from Merckx just posted on the broadcast: ...

Quotes from Merckx just posted on the broadcast:

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07-08-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,237
Posted By scozim

There are fairly decent stage recaps on YouTube. ...

There are fairly decent stage recaps on YouTube. I've watched a couple for stages I've missed.
07-08-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,237
Posted By scozim

Totally get this. I understand what the record...

Totally get this. I understand what the record means and why they talk about it. Guess I would like some description of the different eras and that Merckx won all types of stages. Maybe they have...
07-08-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,237
Posted By scozim

Maybe - but this is C&V and that's the bikes of...

Maybe - but this is C&V and that's the bikes of Merckx's era - thus the reason for posting here.
07-08-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,237
Posted By scozim

Does it bug anyone else - TdF and Merckx

One advantage of working remotely this time of year is I can watch each stage of the Tour de France in the mornings as I work (and mute during conference calls). This year the commentators have been...
06-07-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,571
Posted By scozim

Can't wait to be retired like northbend. 4 yrs to...

Can't wait to be retired like northbend. 4 yrs to go is my timeframe.

Finally got a shake down ride in on the Bianchi Veloce after it's run in with my F250. Rides quite nice and the drivetrain is...
05-25-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,615
Posted By scozim

Fortunately that is taken care. Dumb move on my...

Fortunately that is taken care. Dumb move on my part but at least the frame is ok.
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05-25-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,615
Posted By scozim

Ever have one of those days

... where you discover how much of an idiot you really are.

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05-18-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,345
Posted By scozim

I don't need anymore bikes but if a Gitane TdF or...

I don't need anymore bikes but if a Gitane TdF or Super Corsa showed up in my size in this color I would not be able to resist adding it to the stable.
05-14-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 654,121
Posted By scozim

Finished up the Bianchi Veloce estate acquisition...

Finished up the Bianchi Veloce estate acquisition from a couple of months ago. Still need to ride it but I'm liking how it cleaned up - especially because the components had some of the worst crud I...
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