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03-31-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By rosefarts

I am successfully using a Campy short cage with...

I am successfully using a Campy short cage with 12-30. That's with a 50/34.

It works. I don't know if it should.
03-28-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3,944
Views: 570,088
Posted By HD3andMe

It was popping yesterday. ...

It was popping yesterday.
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03-25-21, 11:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By Retro Grouch

I love everything about it. Now I may...

I love everything about it.


Now I may have to get my screen name changed.
03-25-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By Helderberg

Shorter cranks 2

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03-23-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By bOsscO

How.....how'd you get the tires on the car...

How.....how'd you get the tires on the car labeled ZIPP 2001?
03-23-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By ZIPP2001

Winter build is done.

After giving my Zipp2001 single speed to my youngest son at the end of last year I was looking to do a new twist on my other Zipp2001 this year. I sent my Zipp2001 TT bike to the painters and started...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,249
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

Finally got around to it! ...

Finally got around to it!
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03-22-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 863
Posted By surak

I've tried to shop for my wife and I've been...

I've tried to shop for my wife and I've been surprised by her feedback at times. She's not much into cycling so I wouldn't say her preferences necessarily match your wife's, but there are some...
03-22-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 863
Posted By 10 Wheels

Best to Let The Wife do ALL of the Bike Shopping.

Best to Let The Wife do ALL of the Bike Shopping.
03-21-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,498
Posted By rossiny

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just picked up, needs to be fitted and dialed in. It skips gears when you...
03-21-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 746
Posted By downtube42

Chevrons on road bike tire treads are 99.998%...

Chevrons on road bike tire treads are 99.998% marketing, with the remaining 0.002% being incorrect thinking.
03-18-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,391
Posted By Rides4Beer

Fizik Powerstrap X4 gravel shoes. These were my...

Fizik Powerstrap X4 gravel shoes. These were my road shoes when I was running SPD on the road, very comfortable and walkable, and look pretty much like road shoes. I'm using the R5 Powerstraps now...
Replies: 25
Views: 860
Posted By Mackers

So this was ripped out of my hands this morning. ...

So this was ripped out of my hands this morning.
Frameset only for the equivalent of around $1000.

Of course the guy wants to build it up with a more modern Campy groupset, say a pre 2015 11S...
03-17-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,391
Posted By rogerm3d

I use the Vittoria 1976 retro shoes, they are...

I use the Vittoria 1976 retro shoes, they are available with either a road cleat, or a rubber sole with spd support (the rubber soles also work pretty well for toeclips). They do run a little on the...
03-16-21, 11:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,391
Posted By Wildwood

Isn't there a Rule? ....about mtb bike shoes on...

Isn't there a Rule?
....about mtb bike shoes on Roadies, i mean. :eek:


ya need classy shoes, not clunky shoes on a Roadie....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,249
Posted By @work

97 Merckx Built By Litespeed

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I take terrible photos. My Dreddy Merckx rebuilt by my guy, nothing crazy. 105,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,249
Posted By bampilot06

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Bike Number 2
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,249
Posted By Doomrider74

Yesterday was new bike day for me: ...

Yesterday was new bike day for me:

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Specialized Tarmac SL6 Sport

This...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,249
Posted By Bamicus

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,249
Posted By mackgoo

Latest that I finished about a month or so ago....

Latest that I finished about a month or so ago. So Far I've just ridden around the block in the neighbor hood. Waiting to get some good pictures before I go for the "real" ride.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,249
Posted By Bamicus

Thatís a beautiful bike!

Mine is a Ď95 also, bought it new in NYC, working at Toga Bike Shop as a fitter. Still have all Campy Chorus 8 speed. I like your upgrades, could use the same myself. Beside these being beautiful,...
03-10-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,464
Posted By T-Mar

As noted, disc brakes stop better, particularly...

As noted, disc brakes stop better, particularly in the wet. If you break a spoke, there are no worries about losing braking power due to having to open the quick release. On the downside, they're...
03-09-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,464
Posted By P!N20

The best brakes are the ones you've got.

The best brakes are the ones you've got.
03-08-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3,944
Views: 570,088
Posted By Biker395

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03-07-21, 05:45 AM
Replies: 7,984
Views: 2,439,224
Posted By mtbikerjohn

Posted in another thread. 1982 Mercian with Campy...

Posted in another thread. 1982 Mercian with Campy Ergo's
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03-06-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7,984
Views: 2,439,224
Posted By botty kayer

After months of looking I finally found a Cinelli...

After months of looking I finally found a Cinelli Volare SLX saddle, so my Nikor is now finished and exactly as I'd like it. ...
03-05-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 785
Posted By tpadul

This was the best post I have seen today!!! ...

This was the best post I have seen today!!! :love::love:
03-05-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7,984
Views: 2,439,224
Posted By FasterBass

New guy throwing my hat in the ring. 1992...

New guy throwing my hat in the ring. 1992 Bridgestone RB-1 I just finished last night. well, "finished". Need a black seatpost, brakes, derail...anyway. Don't hate too much. I know Bridgestones are...
03-03-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 785
Posted By jdawginsc

The great bike refresh and giveaway thread

Some of you may have read I decided to make my addiction work for my students at an inner city high school that was hit hard by various catastrophes. My kids donít really have much.

...So, we...
03-02-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3,944
Views: 570,088
Posted By Ogsarg

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,398
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

Not if mechanics have any say.

Not if mechanics have any say.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 26,991
Views: 17,147,249
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Titan Star ...

Titan Star
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02-14-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,258
Posted By Shark86x

Hey, I still ride my ol' 1968 Schwinn canary...

Hey, I still ride my ol' 1968 Schwinn canary yellow Super Sport. I refuse to get anything newer because they have those nasty newfangled indexed shifters.

Oh, and those old rim brakes are great,...
02-12-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,273
Posted By veganbikes

Most shops will not have an ultrasound machine...

Most shops will not have an ultrasound machine (except maybe carbon repair places or combo bike shop/gynecologists) so it will be hard to say for sure but if you feel confidence in it, then ride it....
02-11-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3,944
Views: 570,088
Posted By locolobo13

Sunset Along the Grand Canal

http://i.imgur.com/DzQBueal.jpg (https://imgur.com/DzQBuea)

http://i.imgur.com/cY6Fd1Fl.jpg (https://imgur.com/cY6Fd1F)

http://i.imgur.com/2Fs3EYll.jpg (https://imgur.com/2Fs3EYl)
02-10-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3,944
Views: 570,088
Posted By rayman54

Lake Canonchet, Narragansett, RI

Along the trail during a recent snowshoe hike:
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02-09-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3,944
Views: 570,088
Posted By fooferdoggie

mt tabor portland or. ...

mt tabor portland or.

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02-09-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 15,138
Posted By Eric F

This is your opinion, not a fact. I've ridden...

This is your opinion, not a fact. I've ridden and raced bikes make of steel, aluminum, titanium, and carbon fiber, in the dirt and on the road. The top of my list for favorites is all CF. This is...
02-09-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3,944
Views: 570,088
Posted By Biker395

Did the skiing thing this weekend instead ... ...

Did the skiing thing this weekend instead ...

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02-08-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By velojym

Frankenbikes

So, during da Covids, I've overhauled a couple bikes, built a couple, and been tinkering around (and riding) a lot more than previously. Now that my 'main' fleet is mostly roadworthy, my hands are...
02-08-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3,944
Views: 570,088
Posted By rayman54

Winter waves - Pt. Judith, RI ...

Winter waves - Pt. Judith, RI

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02-07-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,027
Posted By h2oxtc

I have something similar to the setup posted by...

I have something similar to the setup posted by Snotrub. Bike storage is in the guest bedroom, so I created a base to look like a slat wall, but isn't. Used door hinges to allow the bikes to swing,...
02-06-21, 10:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,064
Posted By HerrKaLeun

It's all in QC or lack thereof ...

It's all in QC or lack thereof

https://youtu.be/3l6EcBg9EPA
02-03-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,387
Posted By tyrion

Are there matching shorts?

Are there matching shorts?
02-03-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,387
Posted By skidder

I'd feel the need to put a jersey on over that...

I'd feel the need to put a jersey on over that jersey.
02-01-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,331
Posted By rydabent

A little good news

There is a little good news among all the bad. Three of the 4 months of really cold weather this winter has passed. There are only 44 days till spring. As you can see I am counting the days.

I...
02-01-21, 12:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 967
Posted By Wildwood

i would SO under-utilize that beast. :o

i would SO under-utilize that beast. :o
01-29-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,785
Posted By Peruano

First you put the dirty rags in the garbage and...

First you put the dirty rags in the garbage and then get the old even T-shirts from your closet and use them as rags. For wiping chains I use the blue (industrial strength) paper towels for the...
01-24-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 772
Posted By katsarasj

ca 1961 Cinelli Mod. S.C.

To the list,

I thought that some of you may be interested in seeing an original paint ca 1961 Cinelli Mod. S.C. with somewhat rare 1958 first generation Campagnolo Record crankset, 3 piece...
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