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Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-12, 04:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,646
Posted By slushlover2

The MUP is for casual riding. Let the path racers...

The MUP is for casual riding. Let the path racers go. You were wrong for riding 25MPH there.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-12, 07:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 725
Posted By slushlover2

We rode in Illinois, it's much hillier than Iowa!

We rode in Illinois, it's much hillier than Iowa!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-12, 04:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 725
Posted By slushlover2

The answer is......... 65 year old average. 17.2...

The answer is......... 65 year old average. 17.2 average speed. The guy on the Trek pulled most of the way and is 79 years old.
Take it easy on the Colnago,it's mine.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-12, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 725
Posted By slushlover2

Easy quiz

I met some friends for a 60 mile breakfast ride this morning.There were 7 bikes. 5 Waterfords, 1 Colnago and,of course, 1 Trek.
Tell me the average age of the riders and the average speed of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-12, 06:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 767
Posted By slushlover2

I run one on my 11 speed and on my 10 speed Campy...

I run one on my 11 speed and on my 10 speed Campy with absolutely no problems. I just couldn't pull the trigger on the $135 Campy 11 speed chain tool!
06-27-12, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By slushlover2

IMO, that is priced VERY high. I'd be thinking...

IMO, that is priced VERY high. I'd be thinking $400 tops in mint condition.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-12, 05:04 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,300
Posted By slushlover2

What parts are on this Masi now? My steel Colnago...

What parts are on this Masi now? My steel Colnago Super from the same era weighs 21 lbs. You do know that to fit a modern wheelset, you'll have to spread the rear triangle? I'd leave the Masi as is...
06-04-12, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,592
Posted By slushlover2

How many spokes is this hub? I have an orphan...

How many spokes is this hub? I have an orphan superbe pro rear hub 32 holes in perfect condition that you can have for the shipping price. It is laced to a tubular rim that I'll never use so I can...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-12, 05:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,097
Posted By slushlover2

I'm a dog person also. I coordinate several...

I'm a dog person also. I coordinate several states for National Brittany Rescue and Adoption Network.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-12, 07:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,097
Posted By slushlover2

I did a century ride yesterday and today's ride...

I did a century ride yesterday and today's ride was very hilly. My average speed sucked anyway!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-12, 06:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,097
Posted By slushlover2

I didn't realize until just now that I laid my...

I didn't realize until just now that I laid my bike in the grass drive side down,
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-12, 06:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,097
Posted By slushlover2

Feel Good Story

We were out on a club ride this morning in Illinois. We were literally out in the middle of nowhere. We rounded a turn and I heard a loud MEOW from a storm drain. We stopped and saw a tiny kitten...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-12, 05:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,163
Posted By slushlover2

I'm doing a century today so I am eating the last...

I'm doing a century today so I am eating the last piece of banana cream pie for breakfast.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-12, 04:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,150
Posted By slushlover2

Bonds never doped, it was a tainted steak!

Bonds never doped, it was a tainted steak!
Forum: Foo
05-25-12, 07:02 PM
Replies: 800
Views: 49,291
Posted By slushlover2

I've told this story here before, but it bears...

I've told this story here before, but it bears repeating. I am a Porsche tech at the local dealership. I commute to work by bike. One day I'm working on a doctors 911 and he wants to see what the...
03-31-12, 06:51 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,780
Posted By slushlover2

My 83 Colnago Super has 53,000 miles on it.

My 83 Colnago Super has 53,000 miles on it.
03-22-12, 07:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,762
Posted By slushlover2

Holy crap! I'm heading back to the road forums....

Holy crap! I'm heading back to the road forums. At least you expect everyone there to be morons.
03-20-12, 04:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,845
Posted By slushlover2

Fork looks bent right behind the brake caliper.

Fork looks bent right behind the brake caliper.
03-19-12, 07:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,845
Posted By slushlover2

First to say it. FORKS BENT!

First to say it. FORKS BENT!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-12, 04:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,360
Posted By slushlover2

I must be the exception here. I've sold dozens of...

I must be the exception here. I've sold dozens of bikes on CL. Always met at my house. They drive up, they aren't going to steal the bike and leave the car. Never had a problem. Ebay is another story...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-12, 06:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,377
Posted By slushlover2

I bought a Colnago dream off CL in Chicago a few...

I bought a Colnago dream off CL in Chicago a few years ago. The guy bought it on a whim. The bars were tipped up like these. He rode it 29 miles. The bike was perfect and a great buy.
03-15-12, 05:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,967
Posted By slushlover2

I'll be there. You guys need some Italian steel...

I'll be there. You guys need some Italian steel there.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-12, 07:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 50,688
Posted By slushlover2

^ I think that is WAY too much for a group with...

^ I think that is WAY too much for a group with DT shifters.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-12, 03:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,502
Posted By slushlover2

I am riding 2011 SR 11 speed. I figured that if I...

I am riding 2011 SR 11 speed. I figured that if I was already spending a lot to get 11 speed, I may as well get SR instead of Record. It is on my Colnago C50. I installed the group myself except for...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-12, 07:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,335
Posted By slushlover2

This bike is WAY too new to have ever had a steel...

This bike is WAY too new to have ever had a steel fork. That is why I call BS.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-12, 09:13 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,335
Posted By slushlover2

Be careful. That line about replacing the steel...

Be careful. That line about replacing the steel fork is BS. May have been in an accident.I sold a mint Dream with Campy Centaur for $1500.
01-21-12, 08:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,063
Posted By slushlover2

If the Zefal pump was $5, it was probably mine...

If the Zefal pump was $5, it was probably mine also.
01-21-12, 07:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,063
Posted By slushlover2

Chicago Al bought my Miyata mixte for his...

Chicago Al bought my Miyata mixte for his daughter. I sold well, but found very little to buy.
01-19-12, 06:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,063
Posted By slushlover2

Any C&V people planning on attending?

Any C&V people planning on attending?
01-16-12, 07:31 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 24,231
Posted By slushlover2

^ Here is my black C50 with SR 11 speed.

^ Here is my black C50 with SR 11 speed.
01-15-12, 06:38 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,649
Posted By slushlover2

Do you need a 9 speed Campy cassette to go with...

Do you need a 9 speed Campy cassette to go with that?
01-12-12, 06:26 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,427
Posted By slushlover2

I still own the Colnago Super that I bought new...

I still own the Colnago Super that I bought new in 1983. It is full Super Record with Record Du Monde tubular rims. It was as good as you could get then.
I also own a Colnago C50 which is a full...
01-08-12, 09:55 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,066
Posted By slushlover2

My vote for best post of 2012.

My vote for best post of 2012.
01-04-12, 08:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,063
Posted By slushlover2

Chicago Bike Swap

The Chicago Bike Swap is earlier this year, Jan 21st. I'll be there again selling overpriced junk....I mean bargain priced vintage bikes.
01-02-12, 05:40 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,212
Posted By slushlover2

[QUOTE=iab;13666564]So you admit you are taking...

[QUOTE=iab;13666564]So you admit you are taking advantage of the sellers ignorance by snapping the bike up before someone else makes a better offer
Hey iab, I'm curious. If a bike that you want to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-11, 05:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 630
Posted By slushlover2

Ditto on Branford for parts. I've done two sets...

Ditto on Branford for parts. I've done two sets of Record. It is pretty simple if you watch the video on youtube.
10-19-11, 06:31 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,415
Posted By slushlover2

I ride 10 speed Campy Record on my 2003 Litespeed...

I ride 10 speed Campy Record on my 2003 Litespeed Vortex and 11 speed Campy Super Record on my 2008 Colnago C50. Both of these groups were added by me. They are both near adjustment free.Even when...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-11, 05:20 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,856
Posted By slushlover2

Great job, especially for a new rider. I've been...

Great job, especially for a new rider. I've been riding for 30+ years and have only one sub 5 hour century to my credit. Lately I'm doing good to get a sub 6 hour century.
10-10-11, 03:15 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 5,063
Posted By slushlover2

Clip on aero bars. Any other major upgrade on...

Clip on aero bars. Any other major upgrade on this bike is seriously like flushing your money down the toilet.
10-08-11, 08:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By slushlover2

That is the bike. I can help with this.It is...

That is the bike. I can help with this.It is about 25 miles away. I don't want to ship it, but I would drop it at a local bike shop.
10-08-11, 07:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By slushlover2

It was on CL listed as 2 touring bikes. If it was...

It was on CL listed as 2 touring bikes. If it was smaller I would have jumped on it. The owner is 77 years old and he won't budge on the price. It is in Clinton, Iowa. The phone number...
10-08-11, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By slushlover2

I was going to buy it for a flip, but the frame...

I was going to buy it for a flip, but the frame size really hurts the value IMO.
10-08-11, 05:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By slushlover2

Passed on a Superior. It's still there if you want it

I looked at a Schwinn Superior today. It's 531 tubing, orange, Campy GS. Good condition. 26" frame. $250. I can pass along the contact info if you are interested.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-11, 05:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 717
Posted By slushlover2

Agree with velomine.com.

Agree with velomine.com.
09-30-11, 06:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,645
Posted By slushlover2

There is a great video on rebuilding these on...

There is a great video on rebuilding these on youtube.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-11, 02:40 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,744
Posted By slushlover2

^^ What he said. It just takes a second to...

^^ What he said. It just takes a second to announce you are passing. 90% of the people say thanks.
09-18-11, 12:29 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 13,514
Posted By slushlover2

It took a long time to convince myself that I...

It took a long time to convince myself that I needed SR 11 speed. The Litespeed had a mismatched 10 speed Campy groupo that just bothered me. It all worked well, but some was Record, some was Chorus....
09-15-11, 08:00 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 13,514
Posted By slushlover2

I've got 2008 Record 10 speed on my Litespeed. I...

I've got 2008 Record 10 speed on my Litespeed. I always thought it was the best ever made. I then put 2011 Super Record 11 speed on my Colnago. OMG, it so much more than just 1 more cog. The shifting...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-11, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By slushlover2

Suggestions for basic GPS

After getting lost several times this year, I'm ready for a GPS. Here is what I want: Basic computer functions such as speed,distance, average speed, feet climbed would be nice. I want a map that has...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-11, 04:57 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,129
Posted By slushlover2

Laughing at the sports car/bike comparisons. I've...

Laughing at the sports car/bike comparisons. I've told this story before, but it is worth repeating here. I'm a Porsche mechanic. I ride to work on occasion. I had one of my bikes on my work bench...
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