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04-19-19, 05:59 PM
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Posted By look566 rider

Nope. Started from green light for myself. They...

Nope. Started from green light for myself. They failed to stop/look/recognize I was there and rolled through light and struck me on my right and took me down. I was going west to east, they were...
04-19-19, 05:46 PM
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Views: 251,636
Posted By look566 rider

Different kind of "Show off your Bianchi pic" ...

Different kind of "Show off your Bianchi pic"

Result of auto drivers fail of Right Turn on Red! I'm OK, spent night in hospital with concussion. My left foot was between frame and car wheel. ...
08-29-18, 07:24 PM
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Views: 57,739
Posted By look566 rider

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20170606_195640_27597d9392053f2503153801f4cfce446736f943.jpg

Test pic.
Forum: Commuting
04-18-18, 06:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,633
Posted By look566 rider

Because you are an annoying bicycle rider! ...

Because you are an annoying bicycle rider!

Seriously, jealousy, anger you seem to enjoying your ride, who knows!? People can be real donks.
03-26-18, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By look566 rider

Was fortunate to land this frame for 480.00. ...

Was fortunate to land this frame for 480.00. Will be building with polished Campy Athena 11 speed.
03-26-18, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By look566 rider

I am not smarter than the web site. Have tried...

I am not smarter than the web site. Have tried couple different methods and still can't post pics.
03-25-18, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By look566 rider

https://photos.shutterfly.com/full/53803140126

https://photos.shutterfly.com/full/53803140126
03-24-18, 07:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,603
Posted By look566 rider

I. Hate. You! :):)

I. Hate. You!


:):)
03-24-18, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By look566 rider

https://photos.google.com/search/_tra_/photo/AF1Qi...

https://photos.google.com/search/_tra_/photo/AF1QipPZFQLrvhBUI4um9tPryvqU_lpc-B7ldNSKxNEf

Spoke with Tom Kellogg at Spectrum Cycles. Says he has original decal set to replace mine. Frame 6333...
03-24-18, 06:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By look566 rider

Merlin for Me!

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20180429_153713_197321747612ade3fc285547ab6f34d71f33ef86.jpg

Finally able to post a picture! This is post resto-mod. 11 speed Campy,...
03-14-18, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,243
Posted By look566 rider

Joint vitamins may help. Cartlidge (or lack...

Joint vitamins may help. Cartlidge (or lack thereof) in the knee may be partial cause. Glucosamine/chondroitin/MSM complex are my friend!

May need to take for about 6 weeks to build up in...
Replies: 10
Views: 644
Posted By look566 rider

Maybe 50th anniversary of some random business...

Maybe 50th anniversary of some random business that gave a bike away as a spiff?
Forum: Commuting
03-14-18, 07:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,386
Posted By look566 rider

I get the Jones every time I see someone...

I get the Jones every time I see someone commuting... or riding in general. Alas, impossible to commute when I do outside sales call and drive an average of 100 miles per day.
03-14-18, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,535
Posted By look566 rider

Not to worry, you have a dealer close by that...

Not to worry, you have a dealer close by that handles Bianchi. Blood, Sweat and Gears. So service/warranty should be no trouble.

All bike companies use the three main component suppliers, Sram....
03-10-18, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,323
Posted By look566 rider

Go Italian! Love my Infinito CV. Just like not...

Go Italian! Love my Infinito CV. Just like not seeing many (if any) others on the road. Celeste forever! Seriously, I can ride this bike all day or for as long as my legs old up and I never feel beat...
03-10-18, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,535
Posted By look566 rider

Go Italian! Love my Infinito CV. Just like not...

Go Italian! Love my Infinito CV. Just like not seeing many (if any) others on the road. Celeste forever! Seriously, I can ride this bike all day or for as long as my legs old up and I never feel...
Forum: Foo
01-15-18, 01:17 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 19,547
Posted By look566 rider

Snow, ice, crappy riding.

Snow, ice, crappy riding.
12-26-17, 01:49 PM
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Views: 198,356
Posted By look566 rider

Wind River, Jeremy Renner. Different type of...

Wind River, Jeremy Renner.

Different type of murder mystery. Good story, well done.
12-17-17, 11:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,985
Posted By look566 rider

Good day all, Link to imgur album of 1989...

Good day all,

Link to imgur album of 1989 Black Lightning. Actually called Cannondale HQ in Bedford to attain answer on chain color. Rep dug into his records and confirmed chain had gold accents...
12-08-17, 02:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,985
Posted By look566 rider

Oh well... they were there yesterday.

Oh well... they were there yesterday.
12-07-17, 08:48 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 19,392
Posted By look566 rider

591642 ...

591642

http://i1054.photobucket.com/albums/s482/Look566Rider/20171207_164022.jpg (http://s1054.photobucket.com/user/Look566Rider/media/20171207_164022.jpg.html)
12-07-17, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,985
Posted By look566 rider

Thanks for the feedback. Pretty certain I'm...

Thanks for the feedback. Pretty certain I'm going to go preservation route versus restoration. Will be just cool to have and ride during nice weather.

As for the saddle, good to know. I can...
12-07-17, 04:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,985
Posted By look566 rider

OK kids! Pics attached now. Still looking to...

OK kids! Pics attached now. Still looking to see if anyone can tell me if 1989 Black Lightning came with Gold Chain. As I said before '88 did, '90 did not and can't find factory pic of '89 model....
12-06-17, 09:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,985
Posted By look566 rider

1989 Cannondale Black Lightning

Good day all,

Picked up a 1989 Cannondale Black Lightning this week. Will get pics in next day or so. Seems to be all there except few wear items, chain, tires, bar tape and brake pads. Does...
12-01-17, 09:34 PM
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Views: 198,356
Posted By look566 rider

The Big Sick. Semi original/semi true...

The Big Sick.

Semi original/semi true romance story. Comedian Kumail Nanjiani story of meeting his wife.
10-08-17, 06:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,406
Posted By look566 rider

Make a slight change to your route. I...

Make a slight change to your route.

I typically learn which direction the wind is coming from and ride out into the wind. Then as I head back in, I have primarily a tale wind.

Earn muscle...
09-20-17, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,230
Posted By look566 rider

Congrats! Looks like a good starting point.

Congrats! Looks like a good starting point.
08-21-17, 09:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,657
Posted By look566 rider

Sounds like a great deal on second bike. Fenders...

Sounds like a great deal on second bike. Fenders can be removed if you don't like them. Bar tape is cheap to replace in the color of your choice.

Drive train alone is worth almost the asking...
07-23-17, 11:06 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,569
Posted By look566 rider

I'm soon to be 57. I have elder relatives...

I'm soon to be 57.

I have elder relatives that did not do much in the area of exercise and diet control. These relatives are now battling Alzheimer's, dementia and failing bodies. Although I...
07-09-17, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,216
Posted By look566 rider

I utilize Fly6 on my bikes. Transfer from bike...

I utilize Fly6 on my bikes. Transfer from bike to bike. Two have saddle bags that make me use the seat tube under the seat stays for location. Uses the area just above the caliper. Records fine,...
06-21-17, 07:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,142
Posted By look566 rider

That is mucked up to say the least.

That is mucked up to say the least.
Replies: 13
Views: 885
Posted By look566 rider

Just send it to me! I'll happily pay for...

Just send it to me!

I'll happily pay for shipping.
06-10-17, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 251,636
Posted By look566 rider

Sorry about the Photo bucket address'. Need to...

Sorry about the Photo bucket address'. Need to improve my skills!
06-10-17, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 251,636
Posted By look566 rider

Bianchi Campione D'Italia New to me!

Picked this up this week. Probably paid a little too much, 550.00.

Saddle, RD & Brifters as well as wheel are not correct. All else is as the bike came, I believe. Mirage FD, brakes and...
06-10-17, 04:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,382
Posted By look566 rider

Ok, Ok, maybe I should have titled the thread... ...

Ok, Ok, maybe I should have titled the thread... I have SO MANY bikes, my wife doesn't notice a new one!
06-09-17, 06:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,382
Posted By look566 rider

Great bike Don, That does help. My LBS of...

Great bike Don,

That does help. My LBS of choice is a Bianchi dealer, same place I bought my Infinito. He called his Bianchi rep who stated that there is NOT a record of serial numbers the...
06-09-17, 06:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,382
Posted By look566 rider

I most definitely would notice that... Mainly...

I most definitely would notice that... Mainly because she doesn't really like jewelry.
06-09-17, 03:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,382
Posted By look566 rider

What happens when you have too many bikes...

Your wife doesn't notice the new to you Bianchi Campion D' Italia shows up in the garage!

Has seen me working on her, riding her, not a word! Mid 90's, I believe. Pearl Celeste in color. ...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,334
Posted By look566 rider

Great looking bike! Look again at the bottom...

Great looking bike!

Look again at the bottom bracket shell for the serial number, maybe the paint is thick and is obscuring the number. If I have my info correct the first to digits should be the...
05-30-17, 08:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,190
Posted By look566 rider

I agree with thread starter. Plugged the...

I agree with thread starter.

Plugged the details in for my 2016 Bianchi Infinito w/Chorus... $1610.00 was TOP trade on a list price of $6200 bicycle! :lol::twitchy:

I know the value drops the...
Forum: Great Lakes
05-06-17, 03:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,609
Posted By look566 rider

Good to see a Ohio based thread on local trails! ...

Good to see a Ohio based thread on local trails! Have been on every trail mentioned over the past few years, well couple of decades anyway.

Many great places to ride here. Park in Xenia and ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-17, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 827
Posted By look566 rider

Lighter and stiffer usually equals better...

Lighter and stiffer usually equals better performance. Compare reviews for what you have versus what you want. Then consider what your wallet can handle. I personally prefer upper mid level Mavic...
03-27-17, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 774
Posted By look566 rider

Recently started wearing Fizik R5B road shoes...

Recently started wearing Fizik R5B road shoes based on my liking their saddles. Has been a excellent pair of shoes for fit and comfort. No hot spots, fairly stiff and not to hard to walk in with...
03-26-17, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By look566 rider

Yes it can. I don't know the specifics. I posed...

Yes it can. I don't know the specifics. I posed the same question to my LBS guy who loves Campy as much as anyone.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-17, 07:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,781
Posted By look566 rider

Had a SRAM Rival DT lever go kaput. Took to my...

Had a SRAM Rival DT lever go kaput. Took to my LBS and he shipped off for a replacement from SRAM. No questions asked! Did not even buy this particular bike from the LBS.
03-18-17, 12:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,276
Posted By look566 rider

NO Don't have an issue with getting wet. ...

NO

Don't have an issue with getting wet. Have an issue with the mess and not really knowing what toxic slop I am getting in and on everything, primarily me!
03-18-17, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By look566 rider

Should be a fun ride. I am a little concerned...

Should be a fun ride. I am a little concerned with my ability on the up hills. Down hills no trouble! LOVE going fast!
03-14-17, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By look566 rider

I plan on leaving my vehicle at the hotel, which...

I plan on leaving my vehicle at the hotel, which is a half mile from the entrance to the Drive.
03-11-17, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By look566 rider

Ride the Drive - April 23 anyone?

https://www.nps.gov/shen/ride-the-drive.htm

Have hotel reservation for Saturday night. Anyone else partaking in this ride?

31.5 miles of park road closed to motorized vehicle traffic! Will be...
03-01-17, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By look566 rider

Basic seats are inexpensive. 80.00 seams fair.

Basic seats are inexpensive. 80.00 seams fair.
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