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06-16-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By seedsbelize

I love truing wheels, and thus building them. ...

I love truing wheels, and thus building them.
As far as cleaning and polishing goes, I don't.
06-16-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By seedsbelize

I already have one that size.

I already have one that size.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 562
Posted By seedsbelize

Platforms

Platforms
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3,410
Views: 75,882
Posted By seedsbelize

In the absence of his wingman, rjones28 is in...

In the absence of his wingman, rjones28 is in second place, 100 posts back. Sad!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3,410
Views: 75,882
Posted By seedsbelize

The wife shamed me into mowing first, instead of...

The wife shamed me into mowing first, instead of riding first (yesterday I had the shakes when I came in from mowing). Hopefully I will be shake free when I come in from riding in a couple hours. Low...
06-16-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Iso
Views: 306
Posted By seedsbelize

Thanks John, While searching for a pump...

Thanks John,
While searching for a pump umbrella, this morning, I found it in a bag of low-rider rack hardware, along with a couple other things that had no business being in there. I finished a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3,410
Views: 75,882
Posted By seedsbelize

Inbound

Inbound
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3,410
Views: 75,882
Posted By seedsbelize

And now it's time to ride. Last week's extreme...

And now it's time to ride. Last week's extreme heat brought in mucha lluvia and now much cooler temps and overcast skies. I expect to see plenty of puddles along the route.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3,410
Views: 75,882
Posted By seedsbelize

Former bourbon dabbler, current scotch dabbler,...

Former bourbon dabbler, current scotch dabbler, and forever a craft beer drinker. specializing in porters, stouts, and especially pale ales hoppy enough to make me pucker.
06-15-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Iso
Views: 306
Posted By seedsbelize

Iso

ISO: A mounting bolt for a Suntour V-series rd. I would take more than one, as I have a propensity to lose things.
Tia
06-14-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 123,377
Posted By seedsbelize

This morning I began re-assembling the '80 Trek...

This morning I began re-assembling the '80 Trek 414 I toured across Ohio on last month....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3,410
Views: 75,882
Posted By seedsbelize

I will rarely complain about rain either, now...

I will rarely complain about rain either, now included. The thing is that it is just so unusual to get this much rain in this part of the world outside of a hurricane. It's raining as we speak. We...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3,410
Views: 75,882
Posted By seedsbelize

I had two meals in a Chipotle while trapped in...

I had two meals in a Chipotle while trapped in the airport all day. Somebody behind me ordered sofritas, but they were not on the menu. What, exactly, are they?
Sky blue tape? Sky blue anything a mi...
Forum: Touring
06-14-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,597
Posted By seedsbelize

A different point of view. I do all my riding in...

A different point of view. I do all my riding in cargo shorts. I wear a jersey for comfort and some visibility. I keep my passport in the fanny pack it lives in at home or on the road. My phone in my...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3,410
Views: 75,882
Posted By seedsbelize

We've had enough rain, in the last three days, to...

We've had enough rain, in the last three days, to fill empty 5 gallon buckets to overflowing. Another storm is due this afternoon. After that the various weather services are not in complete...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3,410
Views: 75,882
Posted By seedsbelize

Have a great trip, Indy. I can now speak from...

Have a great trip, Indy. I can now speak from experience. A lovely vantage point.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3,410
Views: 75,882
Posted By seedsbelize

How 'bout those Raps!?

How 'bout those Raps!?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3,410
Views: 75,882
Posted By seedsbelize

+1

+1
06-13-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 597
Posted By seedsbelize

kudos

kudos
06-13-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,823
Posted By seedsbelize

Well we'll let the experts chime in. To me it...

Well we'll let the experts chime in. To me it doesn't look too big. But I'm no expert on bike fitting.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3,410
Views: 75,882
Posted By seedsbelize

Thanks for posting the spoiler.

Thanks for posting the spoiler.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3,410
Views: 75,882
Posted By seedsbelize

Amazingly, it's still up. Not for long, I think.

Amazingly, it's still up. Not for long, I think.
06-12-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,823
Posted By seedsbelize

I've been to your profile twice, and can find no...

I've been to your profile twice, and can find no album. Why not just reply to this message twice and then you can post pics?
06-12-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,823
Posted By seedsbelize

64 cm top tube changes everything. For me anyway....

64 cm top tube changes everything. For me anyway. My 61cm bike has a 59cm top tube. I would not/could not go any longer than that. I hope you can get it figured out.
06-11-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6,808
Views: 572,988
Posted By seedsbelize

By a simple twist of fate, I currently have both...

By a simple twist of fate, I currently have both the wheels from the Paramount on the Ironman, That one is a stiff ride, so it has very supple tires to smooth things out. Vittoria Open Pave. They...
06-11-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,957
Posted By seedsbelize

I have used Triflow for as long as I can...

I have used Triflow for as long as I can remember. They'll have to pry it from my cold, dead hand.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3,410
Views: 75,882
Posted By seedsbelize

It's raining again. It had stopped

It's raining again. It had stopped
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3,410
Views: 75,882
Posted By seedsbelize

I've fallen back into my daily time trial ride...

I've fallen back into my daily time trial ride for the summer. It's great to get out every day again. This morning's tt got 86th place. Come September I should be setting new prs again.
I thought I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3,410
Views: 75,882
Posted By seedsbelize

We are in the midst of a lengthy and violent...

We are in the midst of a lengthy and violent thunderstorm, one which has wound down twice now, only to return with a massive thundercrack which sends the dogs running for cover.
I'm told that in...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,529
Posted By seedsbelize

The only elevation I get is the countless speed...

The only elevation I get is the countless speed bumps, and I can get over 200 meters elevation gain on a 24 km out and back.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,529
Posted By seedsbelize

Yes. Let's not get side tracked.

Yes. Let's not get side tracked.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3,410
Views: 75,882
Posted By seedsbelize

I don't see a triangle.

I don't see a triangle.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2,556
Views: 600,446
Posted By seedsbelize

Somebody asked about this awhile back. ...

Somebody asked about this awhile back.
https://www.probikekit.com/bicycle-tyres/continental-ultra-sport-ii-clincher-tyre-twin-pack/11322990.html
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3,410
Views: 75,882
Posted By seedsbelize

It hit 108* in Merida today. Warm. I was in there...

It hit 108* in Merida today. Warm. I was in there for the express purpose of buying a new fan, to replace the one that died a week ago. I got the last one of the model I was looking for. Mrs. Seeds...
06-09-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,823
Posted By seedsbelize

I have no experience with threadless, but all of...

I have no experience with threadless, but all of my road bikes but one have less than 100mm stems. One of them has a 60mm, and several at 80mm. I too am 1.82m tall and ride 60 and 61 cm bikes, with a...
06-09-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 741
Posted By seedsbelize

Check my sig. I'm five weeks out from my 67th...

Check my sig. I'm five weeks out from my 67th birthday, and I have six nice, functional road bikes, one of them yet to be built up. The last four have been jewels. And the fifth is close.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3,410
Views: 75,882
Posted By seedsbelize

Lusting after that '62 Cinelli.

Lusting after that '62 Cinelli.
06-08-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13,740
Views: 1,203,385
Posted By seedsbelize

I went out on a short one on the new Ironman this...

I went out on a short one on the new Ironman this morning. Also on 23s. I was a bit concerned about all the hype, but it all proved true. What a delightful ride that bike provides!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,529
Posted By seedsbelize

I'm not a red bike kinda guy, but I now have one...

I'm not a red bike kinda guy, but I now have one that I got as a frame set. I just finished the build yesterday, and took it out this morning. I've been off of all bikes for nearly a month, for...
06-08-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 744
Posted By seedsbelize

Welcome to the idiot's club. EVERY time I build a...

Welcome to the idiot's club. EVERY time I build a bike, I invariably cable the brakes backward. The most recent one I caught almost immediately, so some progress is being made. One time I even...
06-08-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6,808
Views: 572,988
Posted By seedsbelize

Got out for a short one today. Sublime. I was...

Got out for a short one today.
Sublime.
I was not disappointed.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3,410
Views: 75,882
Posted By seedsbelize

A new knife?! I thought we were awaiting a new...

A new knife?! I thought we were awaiting a new three way hex wrench.
06-07-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 51,131
Views: 6,625,999
Posted By seedsbelize

And threadless headset

And threadless headset
06-07-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 51,131
Views: 6,625,999
Posted By seedsbelize

All my regular riders are too big for me

All my regular riders are too big for me
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3,410
Views: 75,882
Posted By seedsbelize

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SCRrXZP8b0I

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SCRrXZP8b0I
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3,410
Views: 75,882
Posted By seedsbelize

Bananas. Hard boiled eggs.

Bananas. Hard boiled eggs.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3,410
Views: 75,882
Posted By seedsbelize

Dr John?!! Say it isn't so!

Dr John?!! Say it isn't so!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,219
Posted By seedsbelize

summa *** laude

summa *** laude
06-07-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,437
Posted By seedsbelize

I rode a 80 Trek 414 with original wheels. I had...

I rode a 80 Trek 414 with original wheels. I had all the weight in back, until it started breaking drive side spokes. At which point I moved the bulk of the weight to the front, on some hand me down...
06-07-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6,808
Views: 572,988
Posted By seedsbelize

I have wrapped the bars and changed the saddle....

I have wrapped the bars and changed the saddle. And I found the proper binder bolt but haven't yet installed it. I put the Campy pedals on it, for the time being, though they are not my favorites....
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