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04-06-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 777
Posted By RobbieTunes

Great news on the recovery.

Surely.

The twisted me would love to hear of non-proportional injury to the perpetrator(s).

I'll admit it. Harboring malevolent and malicious thoughts towards such cretins just seems so...
04-05-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8,641
Views: 781,379
Posted By RobbieTunes

I did hill repeats yesterday. Rode 35 minutes ...

I did hill repeats yesterday. Rode 35 minutes to the hill, climbed it 2x sitting, 2x standing, with about a 5-min ride to get back down each time...then about 25 minutes back. Nice 2-hour workout,...
04-04-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,087
Posted By RobbieTunes

I'll go in reverse order: 1-I always liked...

I'll go in reverse order:

1-I always liked Kool-Aid. I used to buy the pitcher and 4 cups for each of my nieces and nephews when they were born. I don't drink it frantically. I drink it steadily...
04-04-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By RobbieTunes

"Grandma's Hands", one of those you don't forget....

"Grandma's Hands", one of those you don't forget. Thanks for that, Bill (both of you)
04-03-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By RobbieTunes

Some of Withers' non-mainstream stuff is just...

Some of Withers' non-mainstream stuff is just outstanding. I don't know if it's called timbre, tone, or what, but his stuff was produced well and his voice was clear and concise.
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The kind of...
04-01-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,087
Posted By RobbieTunes

My 1x11 roadie had narrow-wide teeth on the...

My 1x11 roadie had narrow-wide teeth on the chainring (singular) and also on the jockey wheels on the clutched RD. Chain stays put (pun intended).

My 50T 10-42 replaces a 52/36 11-34 that suited...
03-31-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,087
Posted By RobbieTunes

1x.....

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50T Front.
10-42 rear.
03-26-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 829
Posted By RobbieTunes

Yes, and its driving me nuts...

Yes, and its driving me nuts...
03-25-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 829
Posted By RobbieTunes

It's a C&V spring....

Ate my first bug of the year.
03-25-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,177
Posted By RobbieTunes

+1. Me, too. Not sure I can play this...

+1. Me, too.

Not sure I can play this particular game, though. Already a bit down that road.
03-24-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8,641
Views: 781,379
Posted By RobbieTunes

It's about freedom. Not limited to physical...

It's about freedom. Not limited to physical space.
03-22-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,281
Posted By RobbieTunes

Quarantine Challenge.

OK. Finished the bike Thursday. Sorry it's not C&V.
Rode it 52+ miles today, then gave blood today. The bike shop was limited to 5 people in the studio, but I’m taking home a Wahoo Snap to use until...
03-21-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,281
Posted By RobbieTunes

Can I use a bike I finished at 10:20 on Thursday...

Can I use a bike I finished at 10:20 on Thursday night?
03-21-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,979
Posted By RobbieTunes

I think that ship sailed before the Gerc showed...

I think that ship sailed before the Gerc showed up. :roflmao2:

Background, folks:
I have known the seller of that Gerc for about 10 years. I helped him a bit with advice when he was "restoring"...
03-19-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8,641
Views: 781,379
Posted By RobbieTunes

Changed my mind...

Still doing Hotter'n Hell, but came across different wheels...went ahead and finished up....
03-18-20, 08:09 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-20, 04:55 AM
Replies: 26,694
Views: 16,649,785
Posted By RobbieTunes

Really, really nice. And I'm not just saying...

Really, really nice. And I'm not just saying that. Look is interesting almost every time. Makes my KG196 boring.
03-14-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,781
Posted By RobbieTunes

I gauged interest. It was fragmented. Interest...

I gauged interest. It was fragmented.
Interest came up in the group, and I was busy, not generally camping here.
It went sour and he wouldn't have gotten them in any case.
A successful trade...
03-12-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,879
Posted By RobbieTunes

I've met and ridden with 54 BF members, and I...

I've met and ridden with 54 BF members, and I hope to add to that this year. That's my gloat.

Bragging? I just finished a modern used buy/build, and it doesn't suck. $1100 with spare wheels and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 26,694
Views: 16,649,785
Posted By RobbieTunes

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Cipollina Logos. This is their comfort bike....
03-12-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,042
Posted By RobbieTunes

I rode one in Kroger's once. According to the...

I rode one in Kroger's once. According to the arresting officer, that was not "Krogering."
03-12-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6,042
Views: 515,060
Posted By RobbieTunes

OK, I thought it said Xanex. So I bought 2.

OK, I thought it said Xanex. So I bought 2.
03-11-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 417
Posted By RobbieTunes

Gum

Gum
03-11-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 12,049
Posted By RobbieTunes

Starbucks no longer refills my cup. But hey,...

Starbucks no longer refills my cup.
But hey, if I show them my empty cup, I still get $.10 off.
Can America get any better? I think not!
03-11-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 12,049
Posted By RobbieTunes

I have all of those all the time. This may be...

I have all of those all the time.
This may be how Soylent Green started.
03-10-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,546
Posted By RobbieTunes

No one said there'd be math.

No one said there'd be math.
03-10-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 12,049
Posted By RobbieTunes

There are more than just health concerns...

There are more than just health concerns regarding the events.

Liability concerns are probably more serious for organizers. With the plaintiff bar in CA, FL, TX, and NY/NJ especially aggressive...
03-09-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 12,049
Posted By RobbieTunes

I was in St. Louis over rhe weekend. Not sure...

I was in St. Louis over rhe weekend. Not sure how "stay home" can be misinterpreted. Perhaps people whose kids attend exclusive private schools don't have to understand. I mean, how could Buffy...
03-09-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,546
Posted By RobbieTunes

03-05-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 859
Posted By RobbieTunes

I happen to have two compact triple cranksets...

I happen to have two compact triple cranksets here. Both square taper. So it begins. But it ends over on the Ironman thread. That's where we dwell.
03-05-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 782
Posted By RobbieTunes

24 posts on shoelaces.....

And people tell me Bike Forums is not exciting.
03-05-20, 05:39 AM
Replies: 8,641
Views: 781,379
Posted By RobbieTunes

Don't go down that.... 10-year olds...

Don't go down that....

10-year olds instinctively understand gearing, effort, and power. Sometime after puberty, we lose that.

I'm taking a class in that stuff. The collusion/collision of...
03-04-20, 10:36 PM
03-04-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 978
Posted By RobbieTunes

First, forget about stand over. Don't stand over....

First, forget about stand over. Don't stand over. Ride.

Next, realize your static point: crankset. Doesn't move.
Next, reaching the bars comfortably, and this is top tube length.
That determines...
03-02-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 951
Posted By RobbieTunes

Aldi ladies....Most of them don't wear makeup and...

Aldi ladies....Most of them don't wear makeup and yoga pants like at Trader Joe's.
03-02-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 951
Posted By RobbieTunes

Did you rent that hitching post for a quarter?

Did you rent that hitching post for a quarter?
02-28-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 17,253
Posted By RobbieTunes

On the upside, I’d wish you the same fate, were I...

On the upside, I’d wish you the same fate, were I cut from the same cloth. On my upside, I am not.
02-27-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By RobbieTunes

Nice to see, but hard to imagine any new steel...

Nice to see, but hard to imagine any new steel being significantly better than a $1350 Wraith Hustle (frame/fork).

The Wraith may not be "art," but for the extra money, it sure works like poetry...
02-27-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,007
Posted By RobbieTunes

:innocent: I retain and assign engineers. ...

:innocent:

I retain and assign engineers.
I read the report conclusions.

Otherwise I tend to avoid conversations that need anything more than a "yes" or "no."

Not long ago, I hired one to...
02-27-20, 04:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 699
Posted By RobbieTunes

Fork swap?

Fork swap?
02-25-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,288
Posted By RobbieTunes

That work changes my build intentions. ...

That work changes my build intentions.
Literally.
I will be in touch.
Amazing Attention To Detail.
02-25-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,217
Posted By RobbieTunes

I'm definitely in, year 3. I'll begin my...

I'm definitely in, year 3.

I'll begin my cycling day around 8 a.m. and be at the start around 9:50 for my 1st rest stop, after one or the other of the loops.

My goal is to get a metric in and...
02-23-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,114
Posted By RobbieTunes

...R Downey Jr's ......

...R Downey Jr's ......
02-19-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7,628
Views: 2,160,542
Posted By RobbieTunes

Done except for 2 Colnago cages...

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02-19-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8,641
Views: 781,379
Posted By RobbieTunes

Another option is a Fri night meet, and then a...

Another option is a Fri night meet, and then a photo op next a.m. Then off we go, each to our suffering.
And no one finds out how slow I really am.
02-18-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8,641
Views: 781,379
Posted By RobbieTunes

Thanks. Pug's is bad-ass all the way. If...

Thanks.

Pug's is bad-ass all the way. If the Spartans had bikes...his.
02-18-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8,641
Views: 781,379
Posted By RobbieTunes

Calling on the cult...Join us?

Looks like Hotter'n'Hell is a go. I have registered and have a room and a bike in the works, inspired by TXSailor's 'Haze....
02-06-20, 04:43 AM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 130,838
Posted By RobbieTunes

Thanks.... "base tape." That fits my mind. ...

Thanks.... "base tape." That fits my mind.

Mounting tubulars to rim: tubular cement/tubular glue or double-sided tape made for that purpose.
Repairing the base tape: Barge cement, any others....
02-05-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,208
Posted By RobbieTunes

Tape. Clean. Fast. Reliable. Pretty. ...

Tape.
Clean.
Fast.
Reliable.
Pretty.
Tape.
02-04-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8,641
Views: 781,379
Posted By RobbieTunes

I am soooo tempted......to go there.

I am soooo tempted......to go there.
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