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09-10-20, 07:31 AM
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Posted By TXsailor

I was hoping T-Mar would chime in. I think the...

I was hoping T-Mar would chime in. I think the license sticker is something required by Cedar Rapids and not a dealer sticker, correct me if I am wrong. If so it could well be a 58. She would really...
09-09-20, 10:22 PM
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Views: 758
Posted By TXsailor

It is backwards! Good eye. I wonder how that...

It is backwards! Good eye. I wonder how that makes it handle?
09-09-20, 09:23 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

I'm still alive and haven't fallen off the cliff...

I'm still alive and haven't fallen off the cliff I've just been busy with my 56 Belair project. I have been riding some but since the HNH got turned into a virtual ride I sort of lost interest in it...
09-09-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 758
Posted By TXsailor

She said a magnet sticks to it so its steel. She...

She said a magnet sticks to it so its steel. She is in Alabama and I am in Texas so I haven't seen it except in the pictures she sent. She is looking for a place to hang it in her house, she loves...
09-09-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 758
Posted By TXsailor

I think she has decided to keep it inside and...

I think she has decided to keep it inside and look for another for outside. She would love to have some more info on it if anyone can help her out.
09-09-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 758
Posted By TXsailor

Did she do good?

My sister bought this Monark for yard art. I think its way too good for that. What do you folks think? ...
07-14-20, 08:18 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

I was looking forward to meeting the great RT but...

I was looking forward to meeting the great RT but wasn't looking forward to being humbled by your speed & endurance, I have neither this year. Maybe next year will be better. As far as the virus hoax...
07-13-20, 10:14 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

Most people are doing some kind of virtual ride...

Most people are doing some kind of virtual ride which evidently can be any where anytime. My bunch doesn't seem to have much interest in doing that. So I am guessing you want to do the actual route...
06-20-20, 06:47 AM
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Posted By TXsailor

No I haven't fallen off the earth and wasn't...

No I haven't fallen off the earth and wasn't quite blown away in the tornado but I have been sidetracked lately. As far as I know me my granddaughter and daughter will be there. I'm not going to...
05-28-20, 02:46 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

Yes the giant hail was on the news we watched...

Yes the giant hail was on the news we watched before we got hit. There was a picture of a hailstone as big as a softball and a hole to match all the way through the roof and ceiling.
It also passes...
05-26-20, 06:46 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

Oh yeah! It makes perfect sense. One difference...

Oh yeah! It makes perfect sense. One difference is neither one of mine are very "well dressed" most of the time :)
05-26-20, 03:21 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

If there is a joke here I missed it so fill me...

If there is a joke here I missed it so fill me in. Scott & Stanton are their names.
05-25-20, 09:25 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

The two guys in this picture are my sons the girl...

The two guys in this picture are my sons the girl in the hat is the Ironmaiden. For those who don't know she is my granddaughter and the good folks here helped me build her a Ironman. She rode it on...
05-25-20, 06:41 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

We have around 200 buildings damaged or...

We have around 200 buildings damaged or destroyed. The Longhorn Cafe(used to be Morrow's) is a total loss.

There have been NO reported injuries! Gods blessing to our little town!
05-25-20, 06:30 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

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Great help in times of need...
05-21-20, 10:29 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

I have started a giant restoration project on my...

I have started a giant restoration project on my '56 Belair and haven't been able to ride a lot. I don't think the daughter & granddaughter have rode but a few times. We might not be up to a century...
05-20-20, 05:59 AM
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Posted By TXsailor

Yep we'll do something. I haven't had a chance to...

Yep we'll do something. I haven't had a chance to talk to the daughter & granddaughter yet but they will likely join in. If she can just hang out in town and wait for a call my wife might could be...
05-14-20, 07:20 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

Sorry to hear about the young lady passing away. ...

Sorry to hear about the young lady passing away. Oh the HHH committee announced today that the ride will be a virtual ride. I'm not quite sure how that works but I'm pretty sure we won't be lined up...
05-05-20, 10:38 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

I rode Gatorskins for a good while but decided to...

I rode Gatorskins for a good while but decided to try GP4000s They felt better. Then I tried GP5000s and they were even better. I am not the most astute rider so if I can tell the difference it must...
04-12-20, 11:58 AM
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Posted By TXsailor

Don't tell anyone but the people who follow this...

Don't tell anyone but the people who follow this thread like all things Centurion.
04-11-20, 10:25 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

My wife is a pretty accomplished seamstress. She...

My wife is a pretty accomplished seamstress. She has done car interiors, boat canvas, doll clothes, kid clothes you name it. She is mostly self taught. I have a small fortune tied up in her sewing...
04-11-20, 09:15 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

My daughter's 87

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My daughter picked her bike up this morning for a test ride. The saddle is...
04-11-20, 09:06 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

How about a tutorial showing how you recovered...

How about a tutorial showing how you recovered the saddle?
04-11-20, 07:29 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

Why am I not surprised in the least? Seypat and...

Why am I not surprised in the least? Seypat and some more are the same way!
04-10-20, 07:58 AM
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Posted By TXsailor

As soon as she rides it a little so we can see...

As soon as she rides it a little so we can see how she wants the brake levers and we get some bar tape on it I'll take some & post them. She is pretty busy homeschooling her 5 girls and still working...
04-09-20, 07:56 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

Another cool color that seems to be hard to find....

Another cool color that seems to be hard to find. Love it! I am about done building a 50cm 87 Expert for my daughter. Nothing original on it since I bought it as a bare frame & fork with a stuck seat...
04-09-20, 06:01 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

I have Ultegra brakes like yours on two Ironman...

I have Ultegra brakes like yours on two Ironman bikes. One has Exage levers and the other has new Tektro levers. They work great. The bike I am building for my daughter has them too. On hers I used...
04-07-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 870
Posted By TXsailor

At Lockheed it stands for the Navy C model or...

At Lockheed it stands for the Navy C model or carrier variant. The Navy's is the B model or STOVAL for Short takeoff vertical landing and the Air Force A model is the CTOL for Conventional take off...
04-07-20, 09:16 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

Well since we are talking about our corona rides...

Well since we are talking about our corona rides I've been out the last 3 days for a total of 110 miles. Today I was kinda tired and didn't get out until it was nice and warm. My Garmin said it was...
04-07-20, 12:58 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,524
Posted By TXsailor

That's my go to pedal too. I have a set of the...

That's my go to pedal too. I have a set of the more expensive ones and can't tell the difference at about twice the price. My daughter & granddaughter use them too.
04-07-20, 12:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 584
Posted By TXsailor

Once you get a couple of them wrong and reorder...

Once you get a couple of them wrong and reorder you will start to have a little inventory to pick from on your next project. I was upset that I had guessed wrong and had to reorder the first time I...
04-06-20, 08:48 AM
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Posted By TXsailor

From what I understand the RR designation for the...

From what I understand the RR designation for the stop in Bowie was BOJO . Somehow it morphed into Boosting our Jackrabbits Onward.
04-05-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By TXsailor

I think your video was very appropriate in this...

I think your video was very appropriate in this forum! It made us smile and that's important. Your wife has a great voice!
04-05-20, 08:11 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

Wow that's a nice little LeMans. 50 cm? Is anyone...

Wow that's a nice little LeMans. 50 cm? Is anyone getting out in N.Y. to buy bikes?
04-05-20, 08:09 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

The first picture wasn't really about the sign it...

The first picture wasn't really about the sign it was supposed to show the school which should be a beehive of activity was dark and no one there. If it offended anyone it wasn't meant to.
04-05-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9,457
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Posted By TXsailor

I got out on my Purple haze today

Here are some pictures. I rode 51 Socially Distant miles.
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04-04-20, 07:22 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

The post mortem test came back negitive....

The post mortem test came back negitive. Evidently she had pneumonia
04-04-20, 06:58 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

We hadn't heard about this but haven't had the TV...

We hadn't heard about this but haven't had the TV on all day and haven't left the house. I'll try to catch the news tonight. Sad Sad Sad.
We haven't gone out much but Bowie was hopping last night....
04-03-20, 10:21 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

If I get ready for some and we don't have a trip...

If I get ready for some and we don't have a trip up there planned I'll do that. We go to Sams Lowes & Attwoods up there for things we can't get here.
04-03-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9,457
Views: 935,473
Posted By TXsailor

I haven't torn down or cleaned the MV but I think...

I haven't torn down or cleaned the MV but I think all its going to need is touch up. I would like to paint a bottle cage Magenta to go with the yellow one. I think that would look cool.
04-03-20, 12:57 PM
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Views: 935,473
Posted By TXsailor

I agree I think its one of the prettiest colors...

I agree I think its one of the prettiest colors combos and I'm not a huge fan of green. I am working on one the same color for my daughter. I'll post pictures when its done.
04-03-20, 12:55 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

We have a Michael's in Wichita Falls which is our...

We have a Michael's in Wichita Falls which is our closest big town that has much. I'll look there when all this is over. We go there pretty often
04-03-20, 07:52 AM
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Posted By TXsailor

What craft store carries this? I'm not going...

What craft store carries this? I'm not going shopping anywhere right now but I will be doing a MV soon.
04-01-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9,457
Views: 935,473
Posted By TXsailor

I want a mixte but I really don't know why!

I want a mixte but I really don't know why!
04-01-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9,457
Views: 935,473
Posted By TXsailor

The '56 Belair...

You good folks seem to appreciate my old hot rod. Here is the background on it. My Dad stumbled on it from a lady who got it in a divorce and offered her $2000. She laughed at him but then a few days...
03-31-20, 10:52 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

Yep I had over 20 years in and often worked 6 and...

Yep I had over 20 years in and often worked 6 and sometimes 7 days a week. 140 mile round trip from my house. I worked on the F-16 F-22 & F-35. It was a good job but now its time to do some things...
03-31-20, 07:08 PM
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Views: 935,473
Posted By TXsailor

Not much Ironman content but wanted to share

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Retirement day gifts
My retirement party at Lockheed was canceled due to...
03-29-20, 10:06 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

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This is what I use for Ironman headsets.
03-26-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9,457
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Posted By TXsailor

I like the GP5000 tire or even the 4000 if you...

I like the GP5000 tire or even the 4000 if you find any. They should be cheaper since the 5000 replaced them.

For petals I like the fairly inexpensive Shimano PD-M520 but they are mtb pedals and...
03-25-20, 09:09 PM
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Views: 935,473
Posted By TXsailor

Well your no help at all:roflmao2:Blue would...

Well your no help at all:roflmao2:Blue would clash with the magenta and really make a old man riding a purple & yellow bike look even sillier!
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