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05-27-19, 05:08 PM
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Posted By jlafitte

What virtuosity looks like

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEbqDxOrhYQ
05-22-19, 06:57 PM
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Posted By jlafitte

Style - Grace - Baroque

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6OePFFVGyNk
05-22-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 64,087
Posted By jlafitte

Yeah, watch out for people dropping in. "Dude, I...

Yeah, watch out for people dropping in. "Dude, I totally didn't see you!"
05-19-19, 06:21 PM
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Posted By jlafitte

der himmel über berlin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RILPkl6j-GA
05-16-19, 08:44 PM
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Posted By jlafitte

That's so funny, there's a Chopin lp by...

That's so funny, there's a Chopin lp by Michelangeli that I got from my mom which I treasure. Side A is all mazurkas, B side has a performance of the G minor ballad which is one of the most gorgeous,...
05-16-19, 07:41 PM
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Views: 1,141,764
Posted By jlafitte

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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05-15-19, 11:02 PM
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Views: 118,449
Posted By jlafitte

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6-7ORNuB6Q

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6-7ORNuB6Q
05-15-19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By jlafitte

Bikes rule. Hence, bikeforums.net.

Bikes rule. Hence, bikeforums.net.
05-11-19, 07:31 PM
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Views: 118,449
Posted By jlafitte

Tango

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0tGW90J0Zs
05-04-19, 02:13 PM
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Views: 7,811
Posted By jlafitte

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HNWhVXcjV8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HNWhVXcjV8
05-02-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,811
Posted By jlafitte

^^ why I surf with a leash :thumb:

^^ why I surf with a leash :thumb:
05-02-19, 01:17 PM
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Views: 7,811
Posted By jlafitte

This was years ago; I don't remember and am not...

This was years ago; I don't remember and am not inclined to try digging it up. It probably doesn't matter anyways since any judge could rule one way or the other.
05-02-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,811
Posted By jlafitte

This. The trike or balance bike we all started on...

This. The trike or balance bike we all started on had no brakes. A coaster brake is functionally the same as brakeless fixed. What is necessary is to know the limits of yourself and your equipment,...
05-02-19, 12:58 PM
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Views: 7,811
Posted By jlafitte

Ha good one!

Ha good one!
05-01-19, 09:02 PM
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Views: 7,811
Posted By jlafitte

I kinda remember discussion about a guy that went...

I kinda remember discussion about a guy that went to court, told the judge that he could use his legs to skid therefore they qualified as brakes.
Replies: 23
Views: 4,790
Posted By jlafitte

I've never dreaded a ride so much as that 600,...

I've never dreaded a ride so much as that 600, but then I've never DNF'd.
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Views: 4,790
Posted By jlafitte

1010 km for this month. Highlight was a 600...

1010 km for this month. Highlight was a 600 brevet in fairly brutal winds.
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Views: 7,052
Posted By jlafitte

I would be curious to hear a discussion of high...

I would be curious to hear a discussion of high vs. low trail, particularly in relation to front vs. rear loading. My bike has rather high trail and flop (81 and 25 millimeters), and is mostly rear...
04-22-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 996
Posted By jlafitte

Having myself learned after the fact... Note...

Having myself learned after the fact...

Note that Sugino 75 cranks and bottom bracket spindle have a proprietary taper. It's close, but not quite ISO.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-16-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,766
Posted By jlafitte

Thanks for the answers and discussion, folks. For...

Thanks for the answers and discussion, folks. For a minute there I was perturbed and and entertaining bizarre conspiracy theories. The stuff looks exactly like the salt that collects under a hanging...
04-15-19, 09:26 PM
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Views: 1,970,997
Posted By jlafitte

Today I slept in after the 600K. Winds 15-25 both...

Today I slept in after the 600K. Winds 15-25 both days.

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Forum: Framebuilders
04-11-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,766
Posted By jlafitte

Can someone explain?

Am I going crazy or is this salt coming out of my fork??

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04-07-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By jlafitte

Had a little tumble yesterday...

...and the bike landed on the drive side pedal. The crank is slightly tilted from the impact, so the chainline goes in and out by about a half millimeter. Also there is now a creak when I mash up a...
04-05-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 125,931
Posted By jlafitte

Yeah man, I've driven through that valley on some...

Yeah man, I've driven through that valley on some surf trips... really tempting to stop for refreshments but that's never been in the game plan. Looks like a fantastic time with your crew!!

I...
04-05-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 125,931
Posted By jlafitte

Well at first I was going to spoil for a Bordeaux...

Well at first I was going to spoil for a Bordeaux vs Burgundy fight, but France vs. the World is more my style. Not that I don't enjoy a few outliers. :)

If I recall my viticultural history,...
04-04-19, 08:46 PM
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Posted By jlafitte

Fixed.

Fixed.
04-04-19, 08:35 PM
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Views: 6,884
Posted By jlafitte

Loves me Big Block. ...

Loves me Big Block.

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04-04-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 24,499
Views: 1,970,997
Posted By jlafitte

Hard 2x20 session at the gym.

Hard 2x20 session at the gym.
04-01-19, 12:55 PM
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Views: 1,970,997
Posted By jlafitte

Today I feel half normal after the weekend's 400K...

Today I feel half normal after the weekend's 400K brevet. Bonked hard for the last two hours but managed to finish in decent time.
03-21-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 24,499
Views: 1,970,997
Posted By jlafitte

Can imagine what kind of wipeouts the madison...

Can imagine what kind of wipeouts the madison must produce.

Yeah I was born in L.A., the west coast just feels like home. Nothing beats a sunset on the beach. Have lived in NOLA more than anyplace...
03-21-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 24,499
Views: 1,970,997
Posted By jlafitte

Yeah. I'm missing north county though, pretty...

Yeah. I'm missing north county though, pretty hard. Three years in Leucadia and now it's gonna be a while before I see the Pacific again.
Replies: 29
Views: 4,913
Posted By jlafitte

GCN has a video on this; the advice sounds pretty...

GCN has a video on this; the advice sounds pretty solid.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FbyVuuGXmDY
Replies: 29
Views: 4,913
Posted By jlafitte

Important to know that there is more to...

Important to know that there is more to ergonomics than bike fit. How is your core strength? Are your hip extensors tight? Are your lumbar extensors weak? Excessive tension in the shoulders,...
03-20-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 24,499
Views: 1,970,997
Posted By jlafitte

Today I rode my bike in circles. ...

Today I rode my bike in circles.

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03-20-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5,731
Views: 1,141,764
Posted By jlafitte

^^^ Even more so, that bike off in the corner....

^^^ Even more so, that bike off in the corner. They seem to like Keith Haring....
03-12-19, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,454
Posted By jlafitte

Rewrapped Velox classic vinyl tape, still good...

Rewrapped Velox classic vinyl tape, still good thousands of K's later. Same with cloth tape.
03-10-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,044
Posted By jlafitte

[/left] ...

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03-04-19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,780
Posted By jlafitte

Your $400 would be far better spent on a KiloTT....

Your $400 would be far better spent on a KiloTT. You'd even have a nickel left over to put toward upgrades.
03-03-19, 06:46 PM
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Views: 1,141,764
Posted By jlafitte

^^ magic!

^^ magic!
03-03-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,399
Posted By jlafitte

1. Examine your non-leaning bikes 2. Adjust...

1. Examine your non-leaning bikes
2. Adjust leaning bikes to match non-leaning bikes
3. Profit
03-03-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 24,499
Views: 1,970,997
Posted By jlafitte

Yesterday I went out for a century ride, planning...

Yesterday I went out for a century ride, planning to start solo then pick up a couple high school buddies at the halfway point. Rode the first half in three hours, decent time. Met up for the second...
03-03-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,980
Posted By jlafitte

track/street bike: metal All-City double...

track/street bike: metal All-City double strap/double gate clips, All-City standard track pedals

rando bike: nylon All-City double strap/double gate clips, MKS GR-10 pedals

The nylon clips feel...
Replies: 253
Views: 31,333
Posted By jlafitte

If I remember right... It was 1988 during my...

If I remember right... It was 1988 during my graduate program at Florida State, To provide some diversion from studying, I purchased a new Trek 360, a twitchy 12-speed crit bike. I rode that thing...
02-24-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4,882
Views: 592,793
Posted By jlafitte

Yeah, rubbery chicken

Yeah, rubbery chicken
02-24-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4,882
Views: 592,793
Posted By jlafitte

200K brevet yesterday

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02-13-19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4,627
Views: 480,919
Posted By jlafitte

I've only looked at those fenders, but it seems...

I've only looked at those fenders, but it seems like you could easily attach them to your existing dropout eyelets instead of the axles.
01-31-19, 01:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 881
Posted By jlafitte

Sounds like the final word on the matter. Thanks...

Sounds like the final word on the matter. Thanks TT. Considering my front chainline is spot on at 42mm, these cranks must be pretty well gouged?
Replies: 32
Views: 1,677
Posted By jlafitte

Native southern speaker here. "Y'all" is the...

Native southern speaker here. "Y'all" is the plural of you; in the north I believe the equivalent is "youse" Either usage allows for an exception in the group being addressed, but "all y'all" doesn't...
01-30-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 881
Posted By jlafitte

Thanks man, this is what I was hoping to hear. ...

Thanks man, this is what I was hoping to hear.

I'm inclined to believe it's more than coincidence that Sugino's "important notification" was simultaneous with the introduction of the 75 sealed BB....
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