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02-06-17, 12:58 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,526
Posted By look171

Oh, the Super Bowl is today? Sorry that I missed...

Oh, the Super Bowl is today? Sorry that I missed it.

I am not a "Real" man, I don't watch sports except for all the odd ball stuff during the Olympics and of course, Flanders, Roubaix and all...
02-02-17, 01:39 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,308
Posted By look171

when you come to a stop light with cars to your...

when you come to a stop light with cars to your left and only 2 feet of space between you and curb and cars are hauling azz across in front of you then fooking Cujo decides to casually come at you...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,905
Posted By look171

Oh, one more thing,, don't fall asleep or get too...

Oh, one more thing,, don't fall asleep or get too tired coming down a twisty mountain side. That thing is twitchy and a bit of a hand full if you are not used to it. Once I got a couple of hundred...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,905
Posted By look171

I raced one exactly like that for one season. ...

I raced one exactly like that for one season. Mine was one of the first batches that come to socal. A friend got me a frame. This was a time(I actually do not remember what year anymore?) when the...
01-25-17, 05:51 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 38,264
Posted By look171

Bought my Casati in 83 during High school because...

Bought my Casati in 83 during High school because I want to go bike racing. Crashed my Puch during a training ride and had to have a Casati. EuroAsia imported it and my club at the time, Montrose,...
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01-09-17, 02:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,633
Posted By look171

I will take that stem from you as long as there's...

I will take that stem from you as long as there's no cracks or damage. My email is olivinejeff@yahoo.com

That's the best way to get hold of me. How much do you think shipping is to Los Angeles,...
01-07-17, 12:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,103
Posted By look171

Cool, its in English. I saw that in French and...

Cool, its in English. I saw that in French and couldn;t understand a thing but Anderson and Singleton. To me, this was the best because this was the time I started racing and reading about some...
01-02-17, 12:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,423
Posted By look171

Looks to be it. But If its a Super Record from...

Looks to be it. But If its a Super Record from before 1979, I know that's not the fork. I do remember the BB cut out looking like it and was always under the impression the the early ones even up...
01-02-17, 12:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,423
Posted By look171

Those are later ones.

Those are later ones.
01-02-17, 12:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 979
Posted By look171

When I was around, John's was on the corner of...

When I was around, John's was on the corner of Rosemead and one block north of DelMar. They were a big Miyata dealer then. According to the other link, that must be the original location. The go...
01-02-17, 12:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 979
Posted By look171

I lived in LA. During summer vacation, usually...

I lived in LA. During summer vacation, usually on a Monday or Friday, I would ride out to the velodrome and see about jumping over and ride in there. There's no training ride on those two days. ...
01-02-17, 12:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 979
Posted By look171

Were you riding the track then?

Were you riding the track then?
01-02-17, 12:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 979
Posted By look171

Wow, cool thread. I just walked down memory lane...

Wow, cool thread. I just walked down memory lane this morning riding with the vintage guys out of the Rosebowl. We talk about so many things that happened 30 years ago like it was just yesterday. ...
12-30-16, 12:58 AM
Replies: 3,439
Views: 300,928
Posted By look171

I know you are somewhere in LA or nearby. Did...

I know you are somewhere in LA or nearby. Did you grow up in LA? I used to be a Woodshop teacher in LAUSD until they cut all the shop classes. I am a general contractor (also cabinet shop/woodshop...
12-17-16, 03:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,515
Posted By look171

looks like they were smaller guys riding it. ...

looks like they were smaller guys riding it. Normally the bigger guys have larger quads to push bigger gears. Crazy ring
12-14-16, 10:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By look171

I lilt to run one link longer with my chain...

I lilt to run one link longer with my chain because its quieter. I will shorten it up and see if it will help. the rear cage is rubbing on the largest cog.
12-14-16, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By look171

Super Record RD adj question

Where's the adjustment screw to pull the RD back to accommodate a larger 25 tooth cog? I have this RD for 30 years, but have always had a typ 21 large cog on there so it never needed to be monkeyed...
12-11-16, 06:12 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 22,402
Posted By look171

Now you are scaring the hell outta me. I still...

Now you are scaring the hell outta me. I still ride up some of my local mountains with a 53x23 but that's lots easier since its on asphalt. I am running Shimano cassette so a MTB 32 maybe in the...
12-11-16, 06:08 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 22,402
Posted By look171

Damn, not goo to know as I am not taking off my...

Damn, not goo to know as I am not taking off my Stuper Record crank. Maybe I will change that tune come February. I raced on that bike back in the mid to late 80s. I hate to do that to it as I may...
12-11-16, 12:00 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 22,402
Posted By look171

See you there next april. I am getting my...

See you there next april.

I am getting my old Casati ready. Its been ready just like the way I hung it in my garage when It was decommissioned when my new bike came. I fear the long steep dirt...
12-05-16, 12:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,767
Posted By look171

I think he still around. he's for sure not...

I think he still around. he's for sure not pro-only shop. I went in there while the kids were eating lunch in the taco joint next door and notice the old fashion freewheel board I only seen when I...
12-01-16, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By look171

Funny. I bet he's used to doing that on a bike. ...

Funny. I bet he's used to doing that on a bike. Did he grow up in a traveling circus ?
11-29-16, 09:48 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 42,357
Posted By look171

Alloy Ritchey stems look great. Skinny unlike...

Alloy Ritchey stems look great. Skinny unlike the carbon fat things.
11-29-16, 02:10 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 42,357
Posted By look171

Yes.

Yes.
11-28-16, 12:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,125
Posted By look171

I don't think anything beats electronic shifting...

I don't think anything beats electronic shifting (I can only speak for Dura Ace since I haven't tried anything else), fast, accurate. Their (SARM too) mechanical shifting isn't bad at all. Now, old...
11-25-16, 01:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,612
Posted By look171

He was mine too, except he wore a black and...

He was mine too, except he wore a black and yellow Renault jersey and rode a Gitane. LeMond was already riding in France but he did not ride the Tour because he was inexperience or...? Fons DeWolf...
11-17-16, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,329
Posted By look171

New Torelli is in Northridge. Bill sold his...

New Torelli is in Northridge. Bill sold his company, some time ago, I believe. Many of his bikes are build by Mondonico Painted in the US under Torelli name. I have never heard of them with a...
11-15-16, 02:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,600
Posted By look171

[QUOTE=Salamandrine;19192733]I totally disagree....

[QUOTE=Salamandrine;19192733]I totally disagree. Being able to pull up and pedal completely through the pedal stroke is the entire point of shoes with cleats. You might not do it all the time, but it...
11-15-16, 01:10 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,600
Posted By look171

I would tempted to make an alum or steel plate,...

I would tempted to make an alum or steel plate, mount that to your shimano mtb cleat holes and mount the two bolt plastic slotted cleat to the metal plate.
11-14-16, 02:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,600
Posted By look171

I don't know what to tell ya? Clipless pedals...

I don't know what to tell ya? Clipless pedals are everyday superior to clips and straps, all day long, literally . I was like King, Sean Kelley, refuse to change over in the mid to late 80s. ...
11-14-16, 01:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,600
Posted By look171

Good, maybe I will s ee you there this year,...

Good, maybe I will s ee you there this year, John. My friend signed me up because he knew I messed around racing these old bikes from way back, so I'll have to get all the old junk out of my...
11-07-16, 01:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,571
Posted By look171

I am curious. where's the shop? There aren't too...

I am curious. where's the shop? There aren't too many old shops around and I used to know most to them in the LA basin
11-07-16, 12:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,571
Posted By look171

Maybe I missed something about shifting? I ran...

Maybe I missed something about shifting? I ran CX with Suntour chain or the other way around and have never an issue with shifting. This was pre indexed. I really didn't missed shifts, almost...
11-06-16, 11:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,571
Posted By look171

I am not sure about the othere brands, but I had...

I am not sure about the othere brands, but I had a Oro and CX and could not break them. I was doing about 300 hard miles a week and was not that nice to my equip. After that was the ultra 6 and 7...
11-02-16, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By look171

Dang, I did that for an hour and found nothing. ...

Dang, I did that for an hour and found nothing. Thanks will try again right now
11-02-16, 01:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By look171

I know about those guys. This is diadora...

I know about those guys. This is diadora specific.
11-02-16, 12:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By look171

where to find old Diadora replacement cleats?

The one you slip into a groove with a single bolt that tighten the cleat down. Shoe made around 1984-6 What and where do I look. Been on the computer and ebay for the past couple hours. Nothing....
10-31-16, 07:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,267
Posted By look171

Talking about walking memory lane? I remember...

Talking about walking memory lane? I remember those catalogues, but it was in the early 80s. I spent many hours studying them in Science and English classed during my high school years. I was only...
10-25-16, 02:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,131
Posted By look171

You are from up north? I rode Jr in 83 and...

You are from up north? I rode Jr in 83 and raced for the next 16 years (get my years mixed up as I reached senior status). I sucked, so I made up the numbers in the field. Won four races only and...
10-25-16, 12:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,131
Posted By look171

Non complain, but try to see if anyone have a...

Non complain, but try to see if anyone have a better solution to my BB issues or tips
10-25-16, 12:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,131
Posted By look171

Oh yeah, that 400 mile week was 25 years ago at...

Oh yeah, that 400 mile week was 25 years ago at the age of 22 riding a 42 x21 over to the Devil Punch Bowl. Now, its more like 21x42 out back to get over that.

I still go to the "Park" when I...
10-24-16, 03:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,131
Posted By look171

Not much of an off rode rider. I fall more then...

Not much of an off rode rider. I fall more then I stay on the bike in the dirt, so mtb was just a joke. plus, I am a wuss.

It a true Campy SR BB but not ti. I value my balls more then weight....
10-24-16, 03:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,131
Posted By look171

Thanks for the tip. That's section is what I...

Thanks for the tip. That's section is what I worry about. I still have my Adidas shoes from the mid 80s. Those are not good for walking that's for sure
10-24-16, 03:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,131
Posted By look171

I now live down the Fwy from the Rosebowl. I...

I now live down the Fwy from the Rosebowl. I grew up riding that crazy fast tuesday and Thursday ride where all the local hot dog bike racers show up and put the hurt on us mortals. I was 15 when I...
10-24-16, 01:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,131
Posted By look171

I see you are in LA too. I went up Big T to the...

I see you are in LA too. I went up Big T to the ranger station Sunday on my 39 / 23 until the end. I suffered a little but it was n't too bad. The last time I went up that was about 6 years ago....
10-24-16, 12:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,131
Posted By look171

Are you in Ca? Are you doing this thing in...

Are you in Ca? Are you doing this thing in April. I am not much of a social, touring, wine and cheese guy. All of my riding is still competitive group rides to get my blood flowing with a bunch of...
10-24-16, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,131
Posted By look171

don't walk man. Death before dishonored was our...

don't walk man. Death before dishonored was our motto. It still haven't changed all hat much. I haven't walked a hill in a very long time. Just grit your teeth nd get over the hump. Now, gears...
10-24-16, 11:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,131
Posted By look171

not sure about the rules? This is the first time...

not sure about the rules? This is the first time we are doing this. 30 25 is so low. you can climb a tree with that.
10-24-16, 10:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,131
Posted By look171

is that small ring a 42, 39 or ? I am mainly...

is that small ring a 42, 39 or ?

I am mainly a flat lander ( I live near the foothills). That, I mean 1- 2000' of climbing or rolling hills is what we normally do. I dislike the long drawn out...
10-24-16, 12:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,131
Posted By look171

Oh, I may run 10 speed DA 12-23, a new chain and...

Oh, I may run 10 speed DA 12-23, a new chain and be done with it, or keep the SR crank, install an old XTR rear derailleur and have a 28 large cog on there. I current ride a 39x23 and a 34x23 if I...
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