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06-06-19, 05:52 PM
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Posted By Loose Chain

Thank you. It was sold as a 57cm I think or a...

Thank you. It was sold as a 57cm I think or a 56cm. It measures a hair under 57cm C/C on the top tube so I would call it a 57 suppose. It has been a good friend.
06-05-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By Loose Chain

I love the Thruxton too. I might would settle for...

I love the Thruxton too. I might would settle for the new Speed Twin however. For cyclists, the Thruxton fit is very natural and comfortable.
06-01-19, 12:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,003
Posted By Loose Chain

I am 65 and have a fleet of both, a taste of my...

I am 65 and have a fleet of both, a taste of my bicycles:

https://i.postimg.cc/SsRq8JX9/IMG-1002.jpg (https://postimages.org/)

https://i.postimg.cc/3rLD3mSp/IMG-5267.jpg...
05-29-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 906
Posted By Loose Chain

Prevention is the best cure, clean and wax your...

Prevention is the best cure, clean and wax your bicycle regularly.

You will have to remove the paint, remove the rust, use a rust killer to get any hidden deep in the metal pores and then...
05-23-19, 09:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,485
Posted By Loose Chain

Cannot recall any issues than yelling and arm...

Cannot recall any issues than yelling and arm waving while on a bicycle. Well, was attacked by pit bulls and nearly killed---.

I am very non-confrontational and would probably avoid higher risk...
05-23-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,255
Posted By Loose Chain

I can still push my heart rate way up, 200 range...

I can still push my heart rate way up, 200 range easy enough. But I train for triathlon year around, swim 3-5 miles, cycle (indoor or out) 75 miles and run/elliptical 18 miles and two full weight...
05-23-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,165
Posted By Loose Chain

Bicycle shorts should fit snugly, thus the use of...

Bicycle shorts should fit snugly, thus the use of form fitting fabrics so predominantly like Lycra. Essentially the cycling equivalent of a swimmer's Speedo (a brand). If the shorts do not fit...
05-20-19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,635
Posted By Loose Chain

No, that is the black mold growing on LPs stored...

No, that is the black mold growing on LPs stored in wet basements!
05-19-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,076
Posted By Loose Chain

My GT (road bike) polished 6061 with CF fork down...

My GT (road bike) polished 6061 with CF fork down for maintenance (new bearings in the Nuke Proof hubs and redish of rear wheel) and upgrades (that being a new headset and CF fork):
...
05-18-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 908
Posted By Loose Chain

OP, you are doing this, whatever you call it,...

OP, you are doing this, whatever you call it, because your saddle is too low.
05-18-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,311
Posted By Loose Chain

Do not get hung up on the alleged manufacturer...

Do not get hung up on the alleged manufacturer stated frame size. Measure the effective top tube length, that is the frame size c/c. Most people, of fairly average proportions can accommodate a range...
05-10-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 17,376
Posted By Loose Chain

OP, I would not worry about it. Even the C&V...

OP, I would not worry about it. Even the C&V people look down on my selections. Guerciotti SLX (20.5) are junk, old Pinarellos (20.0 with titanium cog) are noodley, GTs (18.0) are cheap aluminum,...
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