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Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 13,121
Posted By duane041

Awwww yeeeeaaaahhhhhhh ...

Awwww yeeeeaaaahhhhhhh

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-18, 05:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,794
Posted By duane041

Why chance it? I'm guessing here, but I'd say the...

Why chance it? I'm guessing here, but I'd say the stem was designed to grab steerer tube with the full length of the 2-bolt opening. Looks like you only have one bolt securing it in place.

It's...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-18, 03:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,900
Posted By duane041

Specialized has a color now called "Acid Mint"....

Specialized has a color now called "Acid Mint". If you google it you'll see how close it is to Celeste, if a bit darker, more intense.



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Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-18, 03:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,292
Posted By duane041

I have tried many saddles, but have finally gone...

I have tried many saddles, but have finally gone back to the Terry Fly Ti. It certainly won't win ya any "cool" points but I'm long over that crap anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-18, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 521
Posted By duane041

If by 'dimples' you mean the two things above the...

If by 'dimples' you mean the two things above the "INFINITO" decal, those are just dust nibs in the matte clear. Nothing to worry about.

And yeah, matte is pretty much a sponge, so the grease will...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-18, 02:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,442
Posted By duane041

I ride in a city, and polarized glasses allow me...

I ride in a city, and polarized glasses allow me to see easily into car windows (no reflections, no glare off windshields and side windows) to see if the driver is looking my way or not. Makes a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-18, 08:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,617
Posted By duane041

I've posted info about matte stuff once or twice...

I've posted info about matte stuff once or twice before, but always happy to do it again.
I don't know much about bikes in general, but I do know paint, and I do know there is A TON of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-18, 03:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,617
Posted By duane041

I paint bicycles for a living, and believe me,...

I paint bicycles for a living, and believe me, matte is a drag. By nature, it is porous (much like sanding primer). So it will absorb oils and grease, which is why it darkens and stains so easily....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-18, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By duane041

As a painter, one of the issues we face is taking...

As a painter, one of the issues we face is taking colors that are seen on large 'canvases' and transferring them to tiny, 1 or 2" wide canvases. Bike tubes just don't show colors all that well,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-18, 06:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 786
Posted By duane041

Best to clean a matte finish is Windex and a...

Best to clean a matte finish is Windex and a microfiber towel, or mild detergent and a microfiber towel.

Matte finishes are unique in that the surface isn't completely "closed". Matte finishes are...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-18, 10:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,185
Posted By duane041

My Colnago has 105 and as horrific as that may...

My Colnago has 105 and as horrific as that may sound to some, it gotten me down the road just fine for 5 years.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-18, 09:04 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,525,855
Posted By duane041

I love it (particularly the colors!), but the...

I love it (particularly the colors!), but the diameter of the downtube looks just a might too big for me. Wish they could have spec'ed something slightly smaller, but not sure if that would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-18, 04:50 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,060
Posted By duane041

EGADS, reminds me of the old Schwinn 4-1-1 of a...

EGADS, reminds me of the old Schwinn 4-1-1 of a few years back:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-18, 02:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,050
Posted By duane041

I happen to really like my Vredestein Fortezza...

I happen to really like my Vredestein Fortezza Senso All-Weather tires. Great on dry pavement, really great in the rain. And they ride nicely, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-18, 04:10 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,060
Posted By duane041

The shifters on the ends of the bars make them...

The shifters on the ends of the bars make them look like some type of talking bird.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-18, 12:31 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,525,855
Posted By duane041

Photos can do weird things to colors.

Photos can do weird things to colors.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-18, 09:19 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,525,855
Posted By duane041

Were the frame and fork purchased together? Or...

Were the frame and fork purchased together? Or was that fork painted "to match" at a later time?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-17, 04:56 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 18,324
Posted By duane041

So what's the over/under on this thread, like 35?

So what's the over/under on this thread, like 35?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-17, 05:36 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 18,324
Posted By duane041

I don't feel that superlatives should be given...

I don't feel that superlatives should be given out to something that simply attains a standard.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-17, 09:40 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,525,855
Posted By duane041

I like the overall look you've got going on, and...

I like the overall look you've got going on, and I happen the like wheels without the deep sections. But the sternum-punch steerer needs to be attended to.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-17, 05:37 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,525,855
Posted By duane041

Remarkably, even though HED you'd think the large...

Remarkably, even though HED you'd think the large logos would seem HED garish, they actually HED work here HED.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-17, 04:17 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,670
Posted By duane041

I like the bottom paint scheme better, the top...

I like the bottom paint scheme better, the top one has too much going on for my tastes.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-17, 05:37 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,525,855
Posted By duane041

You bet! But the good thing is, DCC is incredibly...

You bet! But the good thing is, DCC is incredibly tough, so you shouldn't have any chipping or other problem. Great paint.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-17, 10:19 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,525,855
Posted By duane041

Which PPG single-stage did you wind up using? Did...

Which PPG single-stage did you wind up using? Did it happen to be DCC Concept? If so, the stuff wears like iron.
09-21-17, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 863
Posted By duane041

Frisket film will work okay on the tubes, but if...

Frisket film will work okay on the tubes, but if you're going to apply Frisket to the lug itself it won't conform to the curves very well. You're better off using 3M's 233xx line of tape. It's a...
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