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01-10-19, 04:56 PM
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Posted By Ronno6

That would be G.M . if memory serves. I don't...

That would be G.M . if memory serves.
I don't think that rave review merits him ant consideration.

Thanks.
01-06-19, 12:05 PM
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Posted By Ronno6

Yup. The lad does like to go on and...

Yup.
The lad does like to go on and on................And he is not hurtin' for opinions nor shy about sharing them.......
Thing is, I agree with him most of the time............
01-06-19, 08:21 AM
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Posted By Ronno6

I built every one of them but the 2 originals I...

I built every one of them but the 2 originals I listed, so I won't have any trouble disassembling them.
I am just not sure if the components will be sought after in a day and age where they are all...
01-05-19, 10:59 AM
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Posted By Ronno6

Yeah, Dr. C.....If I remember correctly, you and...

Yeah, Dr. C.....If I remember correctly, you and I have corresponded before.
I believe I have seen a few of your restorations languish for some time on auction websites..........
I don't have any...
01-05-19, 09:11 AM
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Posted By Ronno6

How to best sell classic bikes?

As I am entering the Autumn of my life, I really need to thin my herd considerably.

However, my bikes, like myself, are all "classics" and tall ones at to boot.

I have numerous Cannondale 63cm...
08-26-18, 06:31 AM
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Posted By Ronno6

Nah...I did 5 easy 8 milers on successive days,...

Nah...I did 5 easy 8 milers on successive days, then took a day off.
Then I rode 5 more 8-12 mile rides in a row, then took 3 days off.
Then 2 rides, 10 miles each, and have been off since...
08-22-18, 06:37 PM
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Posted By Ronno6

I rode 2 weeks and my knee began to twinge a bit....

I rode 2 weeks and my knee began to twinge a bit.
Took 3 days off.
Rode 2 days, 21 miles total.
Today my knee is a bit stiff..............
I am uncertain as to the future of my cycling...........
08-18-18, 07:18 AM
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Posted By Ronno6

After a couple weeks of short rides totaling...

After a couple weeks of short rides totaling maybe 100 miles, my knee decided to let me know that I am taking things too fast.
Time to scale back the efforts and rest more.
08-16-18, 06:07 PM
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Posted By Ronno6

I might, but fear losing depth...

I might, but fear losing depth perception...........
08-16-18, 08:57 AM
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Posted By Ronno6

Did 11 1/2 this morning. Longest ride of the...

Did 11 1/2 this morning. Longest ride of the return to cycling.
Course got to rolling a bit, kinda wore on me after several days in a row of riding.
Gonna take to morrow off, then go longer on...
08-16-18, 08:54 AM
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Posted By Ronno6

I began having knee pain after a ride in July of...

I began having knee pain after a ride in July of '17.
It used to hurt at night, and would even wake me up with the pain.
I had had hamstring and ankle problems just before the knee problem arose....
08-15-18, 04:34 PM
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Posted By Ronno6

Did a lively 11 miles this morning w/Sambo and...

Did a lively 11 miles this morning w/Sambo and Miss Penny.
14.36average
At times I actually felt like I was working.............the rest of the time I was just tired.
08-14-18, 12:22 PM
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Posted By Ronno6

The return to cycling entered its 9th day today...

The return to cycling entered its 9th day today with my 8th ride.
This time I had company: my old riding partner Sambo and his wife Miss Penny.
I was glad to see Miss Penny today because I knew she...
08-14-18, 08:39 AM
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Posted By Ronno6

Progress is slow but sure (slow!)

Good to hear from someone in the same boat!
Keep it up,Doodelsack !!

I did 5rides 8 miles each last week.
Took Saturday off.
A "brisk" 8miles on Sunday (14.5 avg.....yeah, "brisk")
I embarked...
08-13-18, 10:06 AM
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When I was a young whipper snapper in my 30's and...

When I was a young whipper snapper in my 30's and 40's I lived in St.Pete Fla, and would ride after work.
I found that, on 90 days it wasn't too bad while I was moving. What really sucked was when...
08-13-18, 06:11 AM
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Posted By Ronno6

What was it that Mark Twain was rumored to have ...

What was it that Mark Twain was rumored to have said??...."The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer I spent in San Francisco.."
But he actually never said that....
08-12-18, 06:09 AM
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Posted By Ronno6

I never rode that one. Didn't do much trail...

I never rode that one.
Didn't do much trail riding.
Some Pinellas Trail when we lived near St. Pete, any others would have been 1x.

Longleaf Trace in Hattiesburg, Mississippi is nice
Silver...
08-11-18, 02:50 PM
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Posted By Ronno6

We lived in Astor for 10 years, about 45 miles...

We lived in Astor for 10 years, about 45 miles east of Otown.
Lots of wide open riding in lightly traveled roads over there.Straight and flat.
Now we're in South Mississippi, where there are lots...
08-10-18, 12:03 PM
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Posted By Ronno6

I am returning to cycling after about 17 months...

I am returning to cycling after about 17 months off due to inj8ury and laziness..
I am 66 tears old, 6'4", and weigh a plump 262#..
I pulled a hamstring in March 2017, followed by a sprained ankle...
Forum: Touring
01-04-18, 08:15 AM
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Posted By Ronno6

Excellent! I have forwarded these instructions...

Excellent!
I have forwarded these instructions to the tourist in need!
Thanks............
Forum: Touring
01-03-18, 05:27 PM
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Posted By Ronno6

I should have stated that the desired ST...

I should have stated that the desired ST direction is eastbound.
Looks like your route is good for that ..........Thanks!
I am passing this info on to a potential Warmshowers guest, so
any and...
Forum: Touring
01-03-18, 12:00 PM
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Posted By Ronno6

Fontainebleu State Park to Southern Tier

Have any of y'all cycled in southeast Louisiana?
I am looking for route recommendations for a touring trip
from Fontainebleu State Park near Mandeville to connect with the Southern Tier route.
...
10-05-17, 08:22 PM
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Posted By Ronno6

I use the old (old)style Look Delta black...

I use the old (old)style Look Delta black c;eats/pedals.
I have never liked the "float" feeling of the red cleats.
I have adjusted the cleat and we'll see how it feels tomorrow.

I had been using...
10-05-17, 09:30 AM
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Posted By Ronno6

My 66th has been a rough year so far with regard...

My 66th has been a rough year so far with regard to my biking.
I had put in some miles thru March, and only 1 ride in April.
Then the woes started.
I pulled my right hamstring in late April,...
09-30-17, 10:52 AM
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Posted By Ronno6

Excellent! Thanks.

Excellent!
Thanks.
09-30-17, 09:37 AM
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Posted By Ronno6

I have not, as this is a spare wheel for a...

I have not, as this is a spare wheel for a friend's bike.

If it does not work as intended, my only option, as I see it,
would be to grind off the protruding rivet nubs.
Certainly that is not...
09-30-17, 09:13 AM
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Posted By Ronno6

Shimano CS-4600 Cassette no spacer?

I received 2 Shimano CS-4600 12-28 cassettes.
They did not include the typical 1mm spacer.
The Tech Docs do not show one......
And, attempting to install the spacer makes thread engagement of the...
07-04-17, 06:30 PM
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Posted By Ronno6

Best to ask this guy: ...

Best to ask this guy: https://sheldonbrown.com/freewheels.html
05-18-17, 07:50 PM
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Posted By Ronno6

+1

+1
05-18-17, 02:13 PM
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Posted By Ronno6

As your original post gives the impression that...

As your original post gives the impression that this has happened on more than 1 occasion, you can probably order several
for the same shipping amount.
Then, you can rationalize that the last one...
05-12-17, 02:15 PM
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Posted By Ronno6

Any update on the 30 wheel build?

Any update on the 30 wheel build?
Forum: Foo
05-04-17, 08:44 AM
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Posted By Ronno6

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=golden+globe+...

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=golden+globe+awards+hartford&qpvt=golden+globe+awards+hartford&view=detail&mid=B13736C6497FD137425AB13736C6497FD137425A&FORM=VRDGAR
04-17-17, 08:08 AM
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Posted By Ronno6

Saddle time has been pretty sparse lately, mostly...

Saddle time has been pretty sparse lately, mostly due to lack of motivation to ride solo.
After about a 2 week hiatus I rode a whopping 11 flat miles while at my daughter's in Texas last Tuesday....
Forum: Southeast
04-17-17, 08:07 AM
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Posted By Ronno6

Saddle time has been pretty sparse lately, mostly...

Saddle time has been pretty sparse lately, mostly due to lack of motivation to ride alone.
After about a 2 week hiatus I rode a whopping 11 flat miles while at my daughter's in Texas last Tuesday....
04-11-17, 09:52 AM
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Posted By Ronno6

This is sound advice. Touring is about spending...

This is sound advice.
Touring is about spending long hours in the saddle, and you should strive to be as comfortable as possible.
I do not know how you are proportioned, but at 6'5' I would...
04-03-17, 01:35 PM
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Posted By Ronno6

How's the wheel progressing?

How's the wheel progressing?
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Posted By Ronno6

I do have a 1990 ST600 that is 130mm. Beginning...

I do have a 1990 ST600 that is 130mm.
Beginning in 1989 or 90, the ST series serial numbering system began to include a digit to indicate rear dropout spacing.
The first digit became a "6" for...
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Posted By Ronno6

And there was this: ...

And there was this:
http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/319254-show-us-your-vintage-touring-bikes-45.html#post16099029

page 45 post 1103

That shows a 1990 ST400, cantilever brakes but...
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Posted By Ronno6

http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/892109-g...

http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/892109-grail-cannondale-st1000-but-what-adjustable-touring-post-under-brooks-2.html
see post #46
...
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Posted By Ronno6

Thanks!

Thanks!
03-30-17, 04:46 PM
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Posted By Ronno6

That'd be a good 'un. 1986 or later model.

That'd be a good 'un. 1986 or later model.
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Posted By Ronno6

What happened to him anyway? I saw that he had...

What happened to him anyway? I saw that he had visited the site 3/28... He was very enamored of my T1000..........
Some I have are all original, like an '90 ST600 and an '88 Black Lightning...........
03-30-17, 10:11 AM
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Views: 917
Posted By Ronno6

Being a tall rider I have been a huge (no pun...

Being a tall rider I have been a huge (no pun intended) of Cannondale bikes since my first one in 1986. In my size they offer the most efficient frame design, without incurring the harshness of which...
03-30-17, 09:48 AM
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Posted By Ronno6

PM sent. Thanks, Brad

PM sent. Thanks, Brad
03-29-17, 04:55 PM
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Posted By Ronno6

A beautiful but breezy afternoon for a ride, so I...

A beautiful but breezy afternoon for a ride, so I got out for a 20 miler with the Banker Boyz.
That translates to a more relaxed pace than normal, but, as it has been downright difficult to motivate...
Forum: Southeast
03-29-17, 04:54 PM
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Posted By Ronno6

A beautiful but breezy afternoon for a ride, so I...

A beautiful but breezy afternoon for a ride, so I got out for a 20 miler with the Banker Boyz.
That translates to a more relaxed pace than normal, but, as it has been downright difficult to motivate...
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Views: 1,010
Posted By Ronno6

Sell whole or part out?

Not wanting my fleet of road bikes to end up on a scrap pile somewhere after I am gone,
I am contemplating thinning the herd.....
I own a multitude of '86 thru '88 Cannondale SR series framesets...
03-24-17, 04:06 PM
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Posted By Ronno6

I'll stay tuned with a high level of interest. ...

I'll stay tuned with a high level of interest.
Interesting that it O/C and set up for inboard nipples.........
Sounds somewhat proprietary.

Good luck!
03-21-17, 03:10 PM
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Views: 1,325
Posted By Ronno6

Thanks, but, you go ahead if you want it!

Thanks, but, you go ahead if you want it!
03-21-17, 02:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,325
Posted By Ronno6

I did exactly that....seller verified 30 hole !

I did exactly that....seller verified 30 hole !
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