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05-08-13, 01:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,058
Posted By mymojo

I'm 270ish and i have a set of 20/24 spoke...

I'm 270ish and i have a set of 20/24 spoke Reynolds Solitudes on my primary bike. I popped a spoke on the rear @ around 600 miles and just yesterday I popped one on the front @ 760 miles. But those...
05-07-13, 11:04 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,022
Posted By mymojo

There is no such thing as a cool looking cycling...

There is no such thing as a cool looking cycling helmet.
05-03-13, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By mymojo

Which bottom bracket do I need?

Im sill fairly new to bike mechanics so there is a lot I dont know. So please excuse the noob question.

I have a 2002 Pinarello Prince frame that I'm going to build up with a 105 group from an 09...
05-03-13, 08:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,751
Posted By mymojo

http://i528.photobucket.com/albums/dd321/mymojo34/...

http://i528.photobucket.com/albums/dd321/mymojo34/Bike%20Stuff/halffast2.jpg (http://s528.photobucket.com/user/mymojo34/media/Bike%20Stuff/halffast2.jpg.html)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-13, 08:01 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,244,199
Posted By mymojo

I apparently am a bit obsessive and enjoy...

I apparently am a bit obsessive and enjoy tinkering with bikes almost as much as riding them. So..... here's the stable as it stands at the moment
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-13, 01:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,052
Posted By mymojo

That is a riduculous and DANGEROUS suggestion!...

That is a riduculous and DANGEROUS suggestion! Wal-mart has more clueless pedestrians than most MUPS.

As mentioned above, it would be far safer to grab a floor fan from the appliance section and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-13, 06:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,889
Posted By mymojo

Two questions: 1) How did the above happen?...

Two questions:

1) How did the above happen?

2) What do you see as the advantage to having a custom frame built to the exact measurements of the frame you already have?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-13, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By mymojo

He shoots... He scores!

He shoots... He scores!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-13, 06:17 AM
04-21-13, 10:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,212
Posted By mymojo

I fully expected you to dial it up to 400 watts...

I fully expected you to dial it up to 400 watts and give them "the look".
Forum: Foo
04-20-13, 05:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By mymojo

I was gonna try to be clever, but Im feeling...

I was gonna try to be clever, but Im feeling lazy. So chose your own quote....

http://foghornleghornquotes.com/foghorn-leghorn-sayings/
Forum: Foo
04-20-13, 03:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 903
Posted By mymojo

At :54 does she lick a light saber?

At :54 does she lick a light saber?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-13, 04:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 26,791
Posted By mymojo

nice!

nice!
04-12-13, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 976
Posted By mymojo

Yeppers. I have a '93 Sprint that doesnt have the...

Yeppers. I have a '93 Sprint that doesnt have the club cut-out in the BB.

The part that seems off to me is the downtube lug missing the club. I'm no expert either, but that makes me dubious.
04-10-13, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,007
Posted By mymojo

Congrats! Enjoy it!!

Congrats! Enjoy it!!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-13, 06:44 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 5,982
Posted By mymojo

This thread is more entertaining than a monkey...

This thread is more entertaining than a monkey humpin' a football.

http://i528.photobucket.com/albums/dd321/mymojo34/Bike%20Stuff/wooot.jpg

* some miles were feverishly uphill, some were...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-13, 06:21 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,244,199
Posted By mymojo

Ummm.... We will be needing better pictures of...

Ummm.... We will be needing better pictures of that beauty. Please & thank you.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-13, 03:48 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,244,199
Posted By mymojo

The stable as it currently stands: ...

The stable as it currently stands:

http://i528.photobucket.com/albums/dd321/mymojo34/Bike%20Stuff/Stable21.jpg
04-09-13, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 464,682
Posted By mymojo

Our new team jerseys. We're not slow, we're...

Our new team jerseys.

We're not slow, we're not fast, we're Half Fast!

http://i528.photobucket.com/albums/dd321/mymojo34/Bike%20Stuff/windy2.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-13, 06:13 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,615,347
Posted By mymojo

Actually I agree on the saddle being a bit chunky...

Actually I agree on the saddle being a bit chunky looking. I have Fizik Ariones on my other road bikes by an Arione Tri2 on my tandem. I liked the way the Tri2 felt so I thought I'd give it a try on...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-13, 05:45 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,615,347
Posted By mymojo

OK. thanks for your input.

OK. thanks for your input.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-13, 05:44 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,615,347
Posted By mymojo

No wait.... yeah, hes right. It was *totally* on...

No wait.... yeah, hes right. It was *totally* on purpose. Yep. That's my story and I'm stickin' to it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-13, 05:42 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,615,347
Posted By mymojo

I was really hoping to get the pic swapped before...

I was really hoping to get the pic swapped before anyone noticed. :-(
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-13, 05:14 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,615,347
Posted By mymojo

Ooops, my bad. ...

Ooops, my bad.

http://i528.photobucket.com/albums/dd321/mymojo34/Bike%20Stuff/Bee.jpg

Better?
Forum: Foo
04-08-13, 04:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 477
Posted By mymojo

If you were to demolish it, could you be so kind...

If you were to demolish it, could you be so kind as to remolish it afterwards? Thank you in advance.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-13, 03:29 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,615,347
Posted By mymojo

Presented for your consideration: The Killer Bee ...

Presented for your consideration: The Killer Bee

http://i528.photobucket.com/albums/dd321/mymojo34/Bike%20Stuff/KillerBee11.jpg
Forum: Foo
04-08-13, 12:58 PM
04-04-13, 02:54 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,431
Posted By mymojo

This seems about right for me: ...

This seems about right for me:


http://i528.photobucket.com/albums/dd321/mymojo34/Bike%20Stuff/shop.jpg


Of course my wife has started talking about *maybe* needing a road bike for her and...
03-09-13, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 969
Posted By mymojo

Goldilocks

The first tandem was too short. The second was too tall...

Found a late 80's Santana Elan. Made a few changes of course: Reset the rear drop outs 5mm, put in a 9 speed drive train, updated the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-13, 11:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,625
Posted By mymojo

I had a set of Velocity Chukkers for our tandem...

I had a set of Velocity Chukkers for our tandem built up by Peter White last year.

En route to me, the train they were on was derailed by a tornado.

The wheels came through without a scratch.
...
02-25-13, 10:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By mymojo

I'll echo what the others have said:...

I'll echo what the others have said: communication is key.

I would also add that putting her needs first will go a long way to making a tandem tons of fun. Ignore her needs / concerns and the...
02-25-13, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By mymojo

saved the image for posterity. ...

saved the image for posterity.

http://i528.photobucket.com/albums/dd321/mymojo34/Co-mo.png

I saw it, but it looks too small for us. Plus,. I just bought an old Santana Elan. :-D
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-13, 09:36 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,890
Posted By mymojo

I hear there's this Italian fella named Ernesto...

I hear there's this Italian fella named Ernesto that makes a pretty sweet steel frame.
Forum: Foo
02-24-13, 09:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,494
Posted By mymojo

Is that...... Carrottop?..... In drag?

Is that...... Carrottop?..... In drag?
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By mymojo

I watch eBay regularly for Masters. You got that...

I watch eBay regularly for Masters. You got that bike for a steal. Just the frames alone go for $600 and up if they are in good condition.
02-21-13, 03:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 602
Posted By mymojo

It Just cost me $200 to have a complete tandem...

It Just cost me $200 to have a complete tandem shipped from MA to TX
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-13, 08:10 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,538
Posted By mymojo

I was riding White Rock Lake ( a local riding hot...

I was riding White Rock Lake ( a local riding hot spot) a couple of weeks ago and saw this along the way


http://i528.photobucket.com/albums/dd321/mymojo34/jerseys.jpg



As a cancer survivor...
02-20-13, 10:05 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,603
Posted By mymojo

My wife and I are different levels of ability and...

My wife and I are different levels of ability and such. It frustrated both of us. From me, she was always slowing me down. To her, I was always scowling at her to catch up. That kind of stuff. It...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-13, 04:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,516
Posted By mymojo

When did I know I was addicted? I think it may...

When did I know I was addicted? I think it may have been when I realized that as stupid as a 45 year old fat man looks in spandex, I needed cycling shorts. Or was it when I looked at the price on a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-13, 03:30 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,244,199
Posted By mymojo

Here's the one I rode today. Early 90s (I think)...

Here's the one I rode today. Early 90s (I think) Colnago Sprint. Got the frame for a steal and built it up with a mix of 105 & Ultegra.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-13, 08:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 964
Posted By mymojo

Nope. Sizing on cycling jerseys has absolutely no...

Nope. Sizing on cycling jerseys has absolutely no correlation to sizing in the real world. I have a 52" chest and wear 2xl in real life. That translates to 3-5xl in cycling jerseys - depending on...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-13, 03:29 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-12, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By mymojo

An used aluminum bike with Sora (i.e. lowest...

An used aluminum bike with Sora (i.e. lowest level) components - $1500 is waaaaay too much.

You can get a brand new bike at that level for $900.
09-29-12, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 678
Posted By mymojo

... -- --- -.- . ... .. --. -. .- .-.. ...

... -- --- -.- . ... .. --. -. .- .-.. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-12, 07:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,187
Posted By mymojo

What's in the boxes up top?

What's in the boxes up top?
09-22-12, 03:34 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,738
Posted By mymojo

We're a roughly 450# team. Yeah, we aren't going...

We're a roughly 450# team. Yeah, we aren't going any place fast!

I have a set of 40h Velocity Chukkers built by Peter White. Rear wheel has a Hugi DT hub, front is a Phil.

They are heavy, but...
Forum: Foo
09-18-12, 08:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,803
Posted By mymojo

1) Show up nekkid. 2) Bring beer.

1) Show up nekkid.
2) Bring beer.
09-06-12, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7,350
Views: 1,939,473
Posted By mymojo

Got this Colnago Sprint frame for $200. From what...

Got this Colnago Sprint frame for $200. From what i can find, I think its early 90s. Cannibalized one of my other bikes for parts. The paint is dinged up here and there, but that jsut adds character...
09-05-12, 04:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,058
Posted By mymojo

"server temporarily over capacity"

"server temporarily over capacity"
09-03-12, 01:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,176
Posted By mymojo

I'm about 280# and not only am I riding carbon,...

I'm about 280# and not only am I riding carbon, its generic Chinese carbon. Scary, huh? She rides smoooooooth.

http://i528.photobucket.com/albums/dd321/mymojo34/Bike%20Stuff/100_2940.jpg
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