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02-23-20, 10:30 AM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

eom having lived and rode in Memphis a few years,...

eom having lived and rode in Memphis a few years, I know those Mississippi River bluffs can be real stingers. Hopefully you had light winds, those flat stretches can also be soul suckers in a...
02-23-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 453
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I agree. I recently made my first ever decision...

I agree. I recently made my first ever decision to repaint a bike - my Heron Randonneur. I was quoted $700 + shipping by the Waterford factory where it was made. This was for single color + decals....
02-22-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 453
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

No personal experience but if there is a bike I...

No personal experience but if there is a bike I would pay that much to paint, it would be a Tommasini. $800 isn’t too much more than a paint job from a quality US provider.
02-21-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,804
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Got the Eroica bike mostly finished. Hopefully a...

Got the Eroica bike mostly finished. Hopefully a little warmer this weekend so I can test drive her then trim the cables and put on the bar tape. There's a slim chance since I'm getting in pretty...
02-21-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,814
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

BITD when military base security wasn't as big a...

BITD when military base security wasn't as big a deal and active duty military ID's were green, a friend of mine, when he left his ID at home or on the ship, would flash his pack of menthol...
02-20-20, 09:56 AM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Merckx steel fork

Decent looking chrome fork local to me. Advertised as track fork but would that have drilling for a brake?
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02-19-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 545
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

When you’re ready let me know. I have a 59 cm...

When you’re ready let me know. I have a 59 cm Tommasini with special “he made me a decaleur” pricing.
02-18-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 249
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Very nice bike, including the group! I think...

Very nice bike, including the group!

I think golden yellow tape (not neon yellow!) would look good, especially if you want to keep the current Flite saddle. I tend to default to white on a lot of...
02-16-20, 09:36 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

It definitely hurt at times but I had a lotta...

It definitely hurt at times but I had a lotta fun. Makes me feel young to do stupid stuff like riding down gravel steeps like that on skinny tires!
02-16-20, 04:39 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I set out today with plans to drive out to a...

I set out today with plans to drive out to a little community called Greenwood and ride 30 ish miles to the town of Batesville via Afton Mountain. On a whim though, as I set out I decided to ride up...
02-13-20, 07:16 AM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Wow! That is nice work.

Wow! That is nice work.
02-12-20, 08:40 AM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

UltraTorque does involve a mechanism of fine...

UltraTorque does involve a mechanism of fine interlocking teeth on the axle and a bolt to secure it. I don’t recall what the axle is made of, I assume steel, and I think the bolt is titanium. On my...
02-11-20, 09:22 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Channelled my PNW friends today and took the...

Channelled my PNW friends today and took the fendered bike out on wet roads during a gap in the rain today. 18 miles without leaving the limits of my little town.
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02-10-20, 08:00 AM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

JacobLee it took me a second look to realize your...

JacobLee it took me a second look to realize your wheels weren’t sunk down into black sand. Good looking bike. You and Gugie should get together for some Raleigh ogling.
02-10-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,467
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

horatio I seem to remember Blackburn pumps are...

horatio I seem to remember Blackburn pumps are warrantied for life. Drop them a line to see if they’ll get you replacement parts or a new one.
02-09-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 698
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Well I got the wheel put together on the 4th try....

Well I got the wheel put together on the 4th try. I think the problem was multifactorial. First time I laced it I was off on placement of the key spoke (pics above are after 3rd lacing). I think that...
02-09-20, 04:24 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

43 miles on the Heron today including 3900 feet...

43 miles on the Heron today including 3900 feet of climbing, 50 degrees today but the wind made it feel a little colder. This is Plank Road in between North Garden and Batesville, VA. If any of you...
02-08-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,332
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Well I was gonna say the one with 34 teeth on it.

Well I was gonna say the one with 34 teeth on it.
02-07-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 698
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I use the Roger Musson book as a guide. It does...

I use the Roger Musson book as a guide. It does seem as if some spokes get more tension in the current setup than others, but none obviously short.



The diameter is 67.6 mm. I did calculate my...
02-07-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 698
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Perplexed by wheel build

I am a fairly inexperienced wheel builder. This is my third set. First two sets were 3 cross builds and came out great. This is a 28 hole Royce hub, 2 cross to red label Mavic MA40 rim. I planned it...
02-06-20, 07:30 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Mmmmm, Motorola Merckx .

Mmmmm, Motorola Merckx .
02-06-20, 07:27 PM
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Views: 118
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yikes - might want to take a peek inside the...

Yikes - might want to take a peek inside the frame of your Moser.
02-04-20, 05:46 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I used to say the local weather is freaky warm,...

I used to say the local weather is freaky warm, but it happens so often now, not particularly freaky anymore. Anyway, working nights, so didn’t get out in it until a quick ride around town this...
02-01-20, 08:57 AM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Only thing I would add to consider is, if the...

Only thing I would add to consider is, if the bike has a loose bearing bottom bracket, is to use a cartridge style sealed unit. In general I like the older style BB, but that’s because I have regular...
01-29-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 449
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I think it would work fine. I’ve used a Velo...

I think it would work fine. I’ve used a Velo Orange compact crank (I believe designed for 10 speed ) with a 6 speed friction setup without problems. I use 8 speed chains on all my 6 thru 8 speed...
01-29-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,180
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Hey, we used to be sorta neighbors (Lynchburg)...

Hey, we used to be sorta neighbors (Lynchburg) but I’m a little further away in C-ville now. Have you ridden SOTR?

I’ve had urine that looks like that after a hard ride.
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01-26-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,180
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I just put in for time off. This might be the...

I just put in for time off. This might be the year.
01-26-20, 04:14 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

So the winter weather pattern of warm weather...

So the winter weather pattern of warm weather with 1-2 days of tropical-like downpour followed by brilliant slightly cooler days continues. Today I did 34 miles in southeastern Albemarle County along...
01-26-20, 04:05 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

AliH thanks for posting. I watched a show on...

AliH thanks for posting. I watched a show on Amazon yesterday - I forget the title - but it was the “Top Gear” guys traveling by boat from upper Cambodia all the way through the Mekong Delta. They...
01-24-20, 10:44 AM
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Views: 586
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Friday bump before weekend ebay.

Friday bump before weekend ebay.
01-24-20, 09:35 AM
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Views: 1,715
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I don’t think a 1930’s fork could handle a disk...

I don’t think a 1930’s fork could handle a disk brake. I’m assuming that is 120 spaced and a Nexus 3 speed hub would be a nice low profile upgrade.
01-24-20, 09:31 AM
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Views: 189
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Friday bump with a little price drop. Going on...

Friday bump with a little price drop. Going on eBay tomorrow.
01-23-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

You know the drill. These ain’t the half of it. ...

You know the drill. These ain’t the half of it.



PM replied, # 3 off the block
01-23-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,238
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Plenty of standard cranks, but no corncob...

Plenty of standard cranks, but no corncob clusters on my hills. More of my bikes are starting to feature compact cranks.
01-23-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,446
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That’s weird. Randonneur bars tend to flare...

That’s weird. Randonneur bars tend to flare upwards a bit so that the drop are wider than the tops. The bend looks asymmetric to me. I have a set of Cinelli 64-40’s that are bent upward from the...
01-23-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

#7

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01-23-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

#6

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01-23-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

#5

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01-23-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

#4

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01-23-20, 11:20 AM
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Views: 386
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

#3

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01-23-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

#2

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01-23-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

#1

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01-23-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Camapagnolo Crank clean out

Trying to clean out my parts bin to those I might actually use. These are not for show bikes and I hope prices reflect that. All prices do not include shipping. Happy to provide more pics if needed....
01-22-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Campagnolo Pedals - Victory?

C Record Era pedals. I think these are Victory, maybe Chorus. Bearings are smooth, a slight bit of play in the right pedal. Campy clips are included. Buyer gets choice of an XL set which has a crack...
01-22-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 482
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I think you can find Gravel Kings for under $30...

I think you can find Gravel Kings for under $30 if you’re patient. Check eBay. I have two sets of 28’s that both measure 26. I used GK’s at Eroica last year.
01-22-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,033
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I’m interested in the brakes. I have an ‘85...

I’m interested in the brakes.

I have an ‘85 Professional but it has 1st gen C Record. Otherwise I’d be interested in the enchilada.
01-22-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 14,754
Views: 1,439,358
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Pretty dang cold out today, but sunny and no...

Pretty dang cold out today, but sunny and no wind, so I bundled up and got 30 miles in for the first proper ride on the Heron.

...
01-22-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Its a recording of a sexy voice saying things...

Its a recording of a sexy voice saying things like “cambio corsa” , “movimento centrale”, “porta catena” all on a loop.
01-21-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,899
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That would be outstanding! PM sent.

That would be outstanding! PM sent.
01-21-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I’ll take the 13-28.

I’ll take the 13-28.
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