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05-16-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 369
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I looked a few times to make sure and I think...

I looked a few times to make sure and I think he's really riding when he so casually unwraps the jersey and puts it on. A modern commercial, the rider would be on a trainer on a trailer or in front...
05-16-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 254
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Mostly an echo of the others. Check everything...

Mostly an echo of the others. Check everything else but if the bike handles fine I would not start torquing on the frame and would remedy by possibly some rear dropout realignment (either via tool or...
05-16-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 17,249
Views: 1,853,065
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Give my best to Rob and stay cool. Looks like 90+...

Give my best to Rob and stay cool. Looks like 90+ this weekend.
05-15-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 17,249
Views: 1,853,065
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Sweet EM there Doc. Is that a Pro? I have one...

Sweet EM there Doc. Is that a Pro? I have one waiting to be built that is same color but less chrome, an Ď81 I believe.

Work has been interfering with my riding big time, but I got out for another...
05-12-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,775
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Iíve recall seeing those long, thinned pointed...

Iíve recall seeing those long, thinned pointed lugs on a Merz before.
05-12-21, 02:29 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

No pics today. Rode my bike to the grocery store;...

No pics today. Rode my bike to the grocery store; went past a long line of cars waiting to pick their kids up from school (the school my kid used to walk to) and rode past gas stations with long...
05-11-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 17,249
Views: 1,853,065
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

19 miles around town on the VO Rando with new bar...

19 miles around town on the VO Rando with new bar tape. Tape is brighter than it looked on the inter web pic, but Iím sure it will dull down with use. Oh didnít realize my bars were rotated up so...
05-09-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17,249
Views: 1,853,065
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I would definitely eat more chicken if I was...

I would definitely eat more chicken if I was confident the state police knew what it had been up to.
05-09-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 420
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yep, thatís it!

Yep, thatís it!
05-09-21, 01:13 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Got out on the plastic bike today. I turned off...

Got out on the plastic bike today. I turned off on a short road Iíve never been on before, as expected though, it went nowhere, like most new roads in America. Nice view though with the house off to...
05-09-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 420
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

There is also the person who resells vintage in...

There is also the person who resells vintage in Portland, but I forget the name of the store. She’s on Paceline, but not sure about here. I got a fair price for a box full of Campy cranks from her.
05-07-21, 06:03 AM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Me too! Very well executed and the top tube slope...

Me too! Very well executed and the top tube slope isnít overdone. As always, thanks for the pics Brent.
05-06-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,023
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

The group and wheels have found a new home....

The group and wheels have found a new home. Thanks BF!
05-06-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,138
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yeah, there’s a lot of that going around. April...

Yeah, there’s a lot of that going around. April 10, I bought a set of Tektro r539 brakes from an eBay seller in Bridgeton, MO (outside St Louis). They went to the USPS distribution center in St Louis...
05-05-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,023
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Wait, why is this still sitting on my work bench?

Wait, why is this still sitting on my work bench?
05-04-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17,249
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Cheddar Gorge! Lovely, but I’m feeling a bit...

Cheddar Gorge! Lovely, but I’m feeling a bit peckish!


https://youtu.be/8RmT094XH9g
05-04-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Well I just bought a new 10 speed Veloce...

Well I just bought a new 10 speed Veloce cassette, so they’re obligated to make shifters for them right?

At any rate, used 10 speed Campy is reliable, lasts almost forever and can be rebuilt if it...
05-03-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 17,249
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yeah, they still see plenty of miles, but if...

Yeah, they still see plenty of miles, but if thereís much gravel on the route, these days, other than the CiŲcc, the rando bikes get the call.
05-02-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 164
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yup, pretty standard. I usually give the rims a...

Yup, pretty standard. I usually give the rims a wipe down with wet rag followed by a dry wipe right when I get back from a wet ride. Easier to clean when the grime is fresh.
05-02-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17,249
Views: 1,853,065
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Took my new to me, and looks like new, VO...

Took my new to me, and looks like new, VO Randonneur on a shakedown cruise on the gravel roads around Free Union, Va today. This time of year is when they reload the gravel after the winter, so lots...
05-01-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,717
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

This is a great thread - agree Rocket-Sauce but...

This is a great thread - agree Rocket-Sauce but that’s OK with me. Lots of good art and good pics.

I LOL’ed at the guy in the lawn chair.
05-01-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

No, only 3 day old body fluid soaked bike shorts....

No, only 3 day old body fluid soaked bike shorts. It did OK.
04-29-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 543
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

You tried that without disc brakes? R U insane?

You tried that without disc brakes? R U insane?
04-28-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Had some time today to fix this one myself. I...

Had some time today to fix this one myself. I went to the craft store, ideally to find some plastic sheeting, but couldnít find any so got some foldable poster board to try. Reinforced the right...
04-28-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

The only circling I see is on the mounting bolt...

The only circling I see is on the mounting bolt and don’t see that part # on the 2005 RD. In the past I explored removing the pins on a C Record RD body (to repair a stripped cable mount) and decided...
04-27-21, 04:23 PM
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Views: 1,853,065
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Non-fixie, you win today! What a festive ride and...

Non-fixie, you win today! What a festive ride and lunch! I had a banana, trail mix, and potato chips with a lemon San Pellegrino for my mid ride lunch today. I rode 65 miles on the Heron today...
04-23-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,023
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yes, clincher, 700c

Yes, clincher, 700c
04-23-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,023
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

One bump with a price drop before ebay. Long cage...

One bump with a price drop before ebay. Long cage Campy RD!
04-23-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 89,356
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Big thanks to 2wheeljonz for a well packed,...

Big thanks to 2wheeljonz for a well packed, gorgeous Velo Orange frame. Smooth sailing in my sale of a fork to delbiker1.
04-23-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,717
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I wasnít pleased with my first effort, so hereís...

I wasnít pleased with my first effort, so hereís another.

...
04-23-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 229,729
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

My first thoughts were a re-stickered early 80’s...

My first thoughts were a re-stickered early 80’s model, but I’m not so sure on looking closer, I see under BB cable routing and seat tube bottle cage, so would likely be later than 82 or so. Plain...
04-22-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,717
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Most of my riding is out in the country, but I...

Most of my riding is out in the country, but I found this one. Beta Bridge at UVA.

...
04-22-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I’m also getting a more mid level feel from that....

I’m also getting a more mid level feel from that. Vertical dropouts to me suggest mid 90’s or later.

As an aside, the stem setup does not look all that safe to me. At a minimum, there needs to be...
04-22-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I also might have some straight gauge spokes...

I also might have some straight gauge spokes laying around too. Post up what length you need. Also, I use yojimbo as well.



I wouldn’t say I’m building a lot, but I built a couple of new sets...
04-21-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17,249
Views: 1,853,065
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Special thanks to our Dutch friends, I love...

Special thanks to our Dutch friends, I love seeing pics from across the pond!

Today I explored new roads a little distant from my home. I drove to Orange, VA and rode north to just outside...
04-21-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Thats what I was thinking of. Great ideas, thanks...

Thats what I was thinking of. Great ideas, thanks all!
04-21-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Longshot WTB - Berthoud Bag Liner - Did by self!

Plastic bag stiffener/liner for a GB25. Considered having my kid 3D print one, but I think itís too big for his printer. Trying to avoid $30 for a piece of plastic from all the way in France

Like...
04-21-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Proud to say I noticed the change in the alien...

Proud to say I noticed the change in the alien claw apparently birthing itself from the seat stay. I assume it’s moved on and seeded itself into one of your other bikes. I will also say pretty cheeky...
04-18-21, 01:07 PM
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Views: 1,853,065
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Did my local Presidential route today, riding...

Did my local Presidential route today, riding past Monticello (Jefferson) and Ash Lawn (Monroe). Posted pics of that before, so hereís the stretch of gravel connecting this with the homeward bound...
04-15-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,772
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I recently read a thread elsewhere about how...

I recently read a thread elsewhere about how tubes and other parts are so expensive now. I also balk at paying that much for a tube but OTOH, my last batch of cheap tubes from one of the British...
04-15-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 17,249
Views: 1,853,065
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yeah, wouldnít that be nice? No bacon smells, but...

Yeah, wouldnít that be nice? No bacon smells, but youíll get cow dung aroma around here. This area is an interesting mix of hill folk, working farms, and wealthy horse estates. Ironically, less than...
04-14-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

$400 seems fair to me for good condition frame...

$400 seems fair to me for good condition frame like that. I haven’t seen a welded Gap like that before. My ‘84 Gap is a wonderful bike.
04-13-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,387
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yeah next time we ride together I’m prepared for...

Yeah next time we ride together I’m prepared for Gugie to have a boom box bolted to that thing.
04-13-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,023
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yeah we'll go with that, most of you haven't seen...

Yeah we'll go with that, most of you haven't seen my arms in person.

Short reach brakes
04-13-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,023
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Campagnolo Triomphe Group - Sold!

Crankset. FD, RD, brake set, headset, partial BB, shifters $165 shipped USA - will ship elsewhere for additional shipping cost

I consider this overall good condition. Will look nice on an everyday...
04-13-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 61,633
Views: 9,306,564
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Absolutely - I spy SLX/TSX sticker and fully...

Absolutely - I spy SLX/TSX sticker and fully chromed both ends.
04-13-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 811
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Scott runs my LBS and is easily contacted if...

Scott runs my LBS and is easily contacted if anyone needs history on the frame.
04-12-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I think you should be good, assuming a more...

I think you should be good, assuming a more modern sloping top tube. I’m similarly sized and it’s been a while, but I seem to remember riding 19.5 or 20”.
04-12-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17,249
Views: 1,853,065
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Long ride today through Northwestern Albemarle...

Long ride today through Northwestern Albemarle County with a brief dip into Greene County. I rode up Simmons Gap road which can get you onto Skyline Drive/Shenandoah National Park, but turned there...
04-11-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,387
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Nicely done Gugie. The old fork was most...

Nicely done Gugie. The old fork was most uninspiring and you have transformed the bike. Oh the forks I would make if I had the Mad Skilz!
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