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04-24-19, 06:05 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,065
Posted By sofaman

Great discussion. In Holland, arguably the...

Great discussion. In Holland, arguably the cycling capital of the world. Ebikes are approximately 30% of new bike sales. Thatís a very quick acceptance to a practical problem. Itís very common to see...
04-14-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,159
Posted By sofaman

Yep, great race. So, don't take this as a...

Yep, great race. So, don't take this as a challenge, just trying to learn, but why the diss on van Aert? I know him casually as a dominant cyclocross rider who has impressed in a quick conversion to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,505
Posted By sofaman

I can only add I just bought the TCR Adv1 KOM....

I can only add I just bought the TCR Adv1 KOM. Yes itís fugly. Yes it works great. Yes my garmin covers most of it. Yes Iím over it.

Great value bike.
01-24-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,675
Posted By sofaman

Phil needs to retire. I know that will not be...

Phil needs to retire. I know that will not be popular, but after listeningó a lot ó to Matt and Robbie through all three grand tours in Ď18, it was clear they had a deeper knowledge and vastly better...
12-31-18, 03:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,739
Posted By sofaman

Porsche has pulled out of endurance racing and...

Porsche has pulled out of endurance racing and gone into Formula E. Same thing.

This is more of a marketing issue than a sporting one. Same with bikes. Consider the audiences of EF and...
12-31-18, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,037
Posted By sofaman

Late reply, but yeah, I saw that too. NBC Gold is...

Late reply, but yeah, I saw that too. NBC Gold is a godsend, but it definitely has its flaws, and sound engineering is its biggest. 2018 is my second year of subscribing, and I'll be back in 2019,...
12-27-18, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,364
Posted By sofaman

Sold.

Sold.
12-24-18, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By sofaman

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1160337-basso-ascot-columbus-ms-tubing.html

My bike has excellent condition Dura Ace SIS indexed downtube shifters, 7402 levers, 7403 brakes, 7400...
12-16-18, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,364
Posted By sofaman

Well make an offer. Feeling the holiday spirit...

Well make an offer. Feeling the holiday spirit here!
12-16-18, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,364
Posted By sofaman

MrJav, thank you much for that tip. I have always...

MrJav, thank you much for that tip. I have always had the idea that the tall frame could find a limited audience, but you might be right that parting it out is the way to go. My time is just so...
11-18-18, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,364
Posted By sofaman

Thanks! I'm 6'3", a bit taller than average for...

Thanks! I'm 6'3", a bit taller than average for cyclists, but I presently ride a 58cm Cannondale as a training bike, so frame sizes are a bit of "you have to try it."

That's a nice list of bikes...
11-18-18, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,364
Posted By sofaman

I'm getting 62.23 cm C to C.

I'm getting 62.23 cm C to C.
11-16-18, 11:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,364
Posted By sofaman

Yes, you are correct. Indexed. What was I...

Yes, you are correct. Indexed. What was I thinking. Ad corrected.
11-15-18, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,364
Posted By sofaman

Basso Ascot with Columbus MS tubing

Basso Ascot. Beautiful, classic Italian road racing bike with very rare Columbus MS tubing and Dura Ace components. 62cm

This is a rare one, with only Colnago, Merckx and Somec (I believe) making...
10-27-18, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By sofaman

Boy, I"m about to list my own vintage 62 cm bike...

Boy, I"m about to list my own vintage 62 cm bike so I shouldn't give this any attention :lol: but that's a NICE bike. GLWS.
10-16-18, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By sofaman

Thanks for sharing. Spectacular. Norway: bucket...

Thanks for sharing. Spectacular. Norway: bucket list.
07-23-17, 05:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,809
Posted By sofaman

Phil and Paul were a tradition, but Matthew...

Phil and Paul were a tradition, but Matthew Keenan and Robbie McEwen have been even better. Man, is the Gold app on iPhone great. NO COMMERCIALS. None. Launch it on my phone, stream it to the TV. No...
11-23-16, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1,799
Views: 320,254
Posted By sofaman

Please tell us your age. 57 1. What...

Please tell us your age.

57

1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride?

Had a Gazelle Champion Mondial with full Campy, I found on ebay sold by a guy in Holland. $500 delivered. Sold that a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-15, 10:46 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 122,769
Posted By sofaman

After getting back into riding with a vintage...

After getting back into riding with a vintage Gazelle Champion Mondial (soon to be sold), I found this beautiful Basso Ascot at a local shop. Nicely equipped with Dura Ace and Mavic components. It...
06-12-15, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 978
Posted By sofaman

I've bid on those. And lost. NOS, Columbus tubed,...

I've bid on those. And lost. NOS, Columbus tubed, including SL and SLX for cheap prices. Seems like good value. I picked up a Gazelle Champion Mondial a few years ago via Ebay/The Netherlands for...
03-13-15, 06:47 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,822
Posted By sofaman

:lol::lol::lol: OK, even 60 miles sounds a...

:lol::lol::lol:

OK, even 60 miles sounds a bit intimidating, but I need the motivation. Count me in.
03-12-15, 08:03 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,822
Posted By sofaman

Wait, is this the anti-L'Orica, or L'Orica East?...

Wait, is this the anti-L'Orica, or L'Orica East? 'Cause if I have to do that funny spare tire wrap around my arms, or stick my pinky out when I drink beer, I'll have no part of it.
03-02-15, 10:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,489
Posted By sofaman

Last year, I found my one desire, a classic...

Last year, I found my one desire, a classic Gazelle Champion Mondial. Set of clinchers, set of tubulars -- check.

I should be all set, right? But then, man that Alan aluminum frame is something...
02-28-15, 05:06 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,744
Posted By sofaman

I can't say I have a ton of experience with...

I can't say I have a ton of experience with either shop, but my visits with Smart Cycles gives me the impression they are more of a mass-market bike kind of shop. Nice guys. My visits and purchases...
02-28-15, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By sofaman

Yeah, thanks for the heads up. Maybe it's time to...

Yeah, thanks for the heads up. Maybe it's time to take a look in the parts closet and see if there's enough to warrant a table.
02-25-15, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 655,593
Posted By sofaman

Good timing to do a Gazelle tag team! No photo of...

Good timing to do a Gazelle tag team! No photo of me actually on the bike, but here is my work-in-progress Gazelle Champion Mondial and one of me in the center on a cycling outing with my wife's...
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