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05-07-19, 05:00 PM
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Posted By keithdunlop

This email, plus a package I received in the mail...

This email, plus a package I received in the mail last week have convinced me that the organizers are taking the Cambria feedback serious, and are making every effort to ensure the event is a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,677
Posted By keithdunlop

I bought the 520 a couple of months ago....

I bought the 520 a couple of months ago. Significant upgrade over my older 500 and I'm not feeling the need to further upgrade for a while.
04-24-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By keithdunlop

Wildflower Century - Ride share from SLO?

Is anyone in the general SLO County area doing the Wildflower Century this weekend and has room for passenger? My SUV is in the shop and I'm not entirely certain I'll get it back in time. I'm more...
04-04-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 10,824
Posted By keithdunlop

Looking forward to seeing you all! I finished the...

Looking forward to seeing you all! I finished the restoration of my Bottecchia about a week ago and have been road testing with commutes to the office here in SLO. A group pic at the pier sounds...
Forum: Touring
04-02-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,261
Posted By keithdunlop

I just bought my first Rapha jersey - a Classic...

I just bought my first Rapha jersey - a Classic II which is a blend of 64% polyester and 36% wool. It's by far the most comfortable jersey I've ever worn, silky soft and not excessive snug. I've worn...
03-13-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 10,824
Posted By keithdunlop

1. Keith Dunlop, BF name "keithdunlop", San Luis...

1. Keith Dunlop, BF name "keithdunlop", San Luis Obispo, CA (L' Eroica is a local ride for me!)
2. Route = 75 Santa Lucia. Gearing = 52/42, 14-28 6-speed. Vittoria Corsa Control clinchers 700x28,...
03-13-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,985
Posted By keithdunlop

I always setup my bikes with the saddle nose...

I always setup my bikes with the saddle nose angled very slightly upwards to prevent forward sliding - something around 2-3 degrees at most. This is after dialing-in the correct fore/aft adjustment....
03-12-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By keithdunlop

I sent them an email with my original...

I sent them an email with my original confirmation number and they straightened it out.
03-04-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 10,824
Posted By keithdunlop

I'm local to San Luis Obispo. We've been getting...

I'm local to San Luis Obispo. We've been getting tons of rain this year -- 122% of normal so far with a big week of Atmospheric River continuing. It could take quite a while to dry out if it...
03-04-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 10,824
Posted By keithdunlop

Go to know I can pick up my number on Saturday! I...

Go to know I can pick up my number on Saturday! I certainly don't want to have to be in Cambria before 5:00 am for an 8:00 am ride start!

Anyone doing Tour of Paso ride on the 23rd for training?...
02-16-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By keithdunlop

Wheel is dead-center. There's a tiny bit of rub...

Wheel is dead-center. There's a tiny bit of rub on the other side, but not through the paint. I guess I just torque the cranks a certain way when climbing that makes it worse on the left.
02-15-19, 10:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By keithdunlop

When is tire rub on carbon a concern?

I have a 2011 Ridley Noah with very tight clearances in the seat stays and elsewhere. I run 23mm Continental tires, which actually measure out to around 25mm. I have a significant rub spot on the...
02-01-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 623
Posted By keithdunlop

You get what you pay for with specialized tools;...

You get what you pay for with specialized tools; Harbor Freight stuff is cheap for a reason. I only use quality tools I can rely on - Craftsman, Park, etc.
01-19-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 123,366
Posted By keithdunlop

Headset install on '88 Bottecchia

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First bit of parts going on my 1988 Bottecchia build for L'Eroica...
01-08-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 10,824
Posted By keithdunlop

My bad! I see now that much of the L'Eroica...

My bad! I see now that much of the L'Eroica Santini stuff is wool. Looks like the US website also distributes from an Arizona warehouse. This is probably the way to go!
01-08-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 10,824
Posted By keithdunlop

Kit decisions - wool or modern reproductions?

For those of you riding CA for the first time, what are you doing for a kit? I thought it would be easier to find authentic wool team jersey's, but that's proving to be a challenge. Even the...
12-19-18, 08:57 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 10,824
Posted By keithdunlop

New Eroica CA build

Thought I would share what I acquired as a base for my new build for the Eroica CA -- 1988 Bottecchia with Columbus Cromor tubing. I spent a couple hours initially with some rubbing compound working...
12-09-18, 08:35 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 10,824
Posted By keithdunlop

Linn's is an institution here in SLO County --...

Linn's is an institution here in SLO County -- will definitely check this article out. Thanks for the heads-up!
11-30-18, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By keithdunlop

+1 I run Campy and concur, you need a new BB.

+1
I run Campy and concur, you need a new BB.
11-29-18, 06:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 858
Posted By keithdunlop

Any reason the site never seems to show the Regal...

Any reason the site never seems to show the Regal in smooth black leather, but it's available elsewhere on the internet?
11-29-18, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By keithdunlop

Another option is to get a second GoPro and mount...

Another option is to get a second GoPro and mount for alt angles. You can pick up a used one at KEH for a very reasonable price.
11-14-18, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 664
Posted By keithdunlop

According to Park, "acceptable" true is less than...

According to Park, "acceptable" true is less than 1.00 mm laterally and .5mm radially.
11-14-18, 06:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 337
Posted By keithdunlop

Converting hub from 126 to 130 - check my math.

I'm taking a vintage Campy Nuovo Record rear hub spaced at 126 and converting it to 130 to work with a modern steel frame with a 6-speed freewheel. I'm installing a 141mm axle from Wheels...
11-12-18, 08:04 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 10,824
Posted By keithdunlop

Why pre-1987?

So here's a dumb newbie question (feel free to roll eyes) -- why "pre-1987"? What happened in cycling in 1987 that drew the line? It was the year of Stephen Roche, but certainly this isn't an...
11-04-18, 09:33 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 10,824
Posted By keithdunlop

Mech986, thank you very much for your thoughtful...

Mech986, thank you very much for your thoughtful message and your perspective. Enjoying the ride and the general experience is definitely a primary factor in participating (along with the bike...
10-31-18, 03:45 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 10,824
Posted By keithdunlop

But, it doesn't work with the longer routes...

But, it doesn't work with the longer routes :notamused:
10-31-18, 03:25 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 10,824
Posted By keithdunlop

An FYI to all, I was able to upload a GPX file of...

An FYI to all, I was able to upload a GPX file of the 75-mile Santa Lucia Route by using the GPX-to-route tool in the Strava Labs website. After upload, it gives you an option to link to your...
10-30-18, 08:14 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 10,824
Posted By keithdunlop

Also - is it possible to upload the routes to my...

Also - is it possible to upload the routes to my Strava account so I can do some recon over the winter?
10-30-18, 08:11 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 10,824
Posted By keithdunlop

Thank you for starting this thread - I'm in...

Thank you for starting this thread - I'm in downtown SLO if anyone local wants to train together. I'm targeting the 75 mile route.

I'm doing this for the first time and am just starting to collect...
06-05-13, 11:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,056
Posted By keithdunlop

NBC Sports schedule frustration

Does anyone else find NBC Sports' published cycling coverage schedule completely frustrating? I'm recording the Dauphine at their published times on DirecTv only to find that everytime I run the DVR...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-12, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By keithdunlop

Wheel upgrade recommendation?

Greetings all:

I am looking for an upgrade to replace my Fulcrum Racing 7 wheelset -- nothing crazy expensive or exotic -- just a better wheelset. I made the mistake of recently buying a pair of...
04-30-07, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 623
Posted By keithdunlop

Will Discovery part ways with Contador too?

Since Contador was one of the Astana riders implicated by Operation Puerto and also pulled from the 2006 Tour, isn't he in the same boat as Basso?
04-25-07, 12:17 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,618
Posted By keithdunlop

Because from what I understand, this time they...

Because from what I understand, this time they specific looked for "synthetic" testosterone. The first test was just to check the ratio. I think the major finding now, and the biggest hurdle for...
04-25-07, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 489
Posted By keithdunlop

As long as your camera has a tripod mount on the...

As long as your camera has a tripod mount on the bottom, it a pretty easy thing to do. Your options will vary depending on the weight of your camera unit. Your best bet will be to use photographic...
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