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03-04-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By phenry24

Thanks for asking, I did and then some. Tax...

Thanks for asking, I did and then some. Tax return season may as well be known as Christmas 2.0
03-03-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By phenry24

Thanks everyone for the quick responses, I...

Thanks everyone for the quick responses, I appreciate it


PM incoming
03-03-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By phenry24

Thanks! These look great but are a little pricier...

Thanks! These look great but are a little pricier than what I'm looking to spend at this point. I'm planning on using an 8 speed chain.
03-03-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By phenry24

Found what I was looking for, thanks

Found what I was looking for, thanks
12-03-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,691
Posted By phenry24

Those rims are nowhere near deep enough and the...

Those rims are nowhere near deep enough and the apparent lack of thru axles is an insult. Has Specialized posted their wind tunnel testing data for this frameset?
10-29-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 62,317
Views: 9,442,311
Posted By phenry24

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x900/00s0s_6wcsjnbaqkw_1200x900_cc379c94347ba9cbe672b8399fad6447b50021be.jpg
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10-24-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,459
Posted By phenry24

I'm in no rush to move on to electronic shifting...

I'm in no rush to move on to electronic shifting or tubeless tires for road, maybe my personal experience of others' experience with those two is out of the norm, but I've seen too many mid-ride...
10-22-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4,363
Views: 418,153
Posted By phenry24

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/499x666/img_7519_22a0e4ebcdcc3f75a835f118538309ebf994f724.jpg
I got these Simplex shifters for a pretty decent price and I'm working on reducing...
10-10-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 661
Posted By phenry24

Price drop bump

Price drop bump
10-06-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,366
Posted By phenry24

Those frames are awesome, I'm bummed I didn't...

Those frames are awesome, I'm bummed I didn't jump on one while he was still selling them. I built one up for my mother and I was surprised at the quality of the frame for the very reasonable price...
10-06-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 661
Posted By phenry24

Replies: 14
Views: 3,241
Posted By phenry24

This is my recommendation, Ive been using one of...

This is my recommendation, Ive been using one of these now for a while and have been very pleased with it. Depending on your cable routing and how full you stuff it, its possible to achieve very...
08-14-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 90,483
Posted By phenry24

Slow to report on my end, but two big thumbs up...

Slow to report on my end, but two big thumbs up to both sellers francophile and malcala622
Both were incredibly quick to respond to messages and very easy to work with. I would not hesitate to do...
08-05-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By phenry24

That depends on your stem clamp diameter, I only...

That depends on your stem clamp diameter, I only have experience with the Nitto RM-016 mustache bars and I'm pretty sure they come in both 25.4 and 26.0mm clamp diameters.


If you get a mustache...
08-05-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By phenry24

Sending PM

Sending PM
08-04-20, 08:45 PM
05-09-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,712
Posted By phenry24

The cantilevers look like Dia Compe 960s to me....

The cantilevers look like Dia Compe 960s to me. These came stock on my 1986 Bridgestone T700, hopefully this helps.
04-11-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,096
Posted By phenry24

Or she's collecting QOM jerseys

Or she's collecting QOM jerseys
02-28-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,587
Posted By phenry24

This is correct, doing a workout with ERG will...

This is correct, doing a workout with ERG will hold your power very steady. You can see if someone is in a workout (may be using ERG or not) if there's a bar graph on the left side of their name...
02-26-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 29,832
Posted By phenry24

I picked up a dehumidifier on your recommendation...

I picked up a dehumidifier on your recommendation and after just two rides I can tell this is a game changer. Before my ride last night I turned it on just to check that it worked and it showed 55%...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,116
Posted By phenry24

I have had good success with Fabric Scoops, both...

I have had good success with Fabric Scoops, both the flat and shallow profiles depending on the bike. They are 142 mm wide and can be had for fairly cheap. But to echo what everyone else has said,...
02-25-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 29,832
Posted By phenry24

TrainerRoad is definitely more focused on...

TrainerRoad is definitely more focused on structured training than Zwift, and the workouts overall are much better on TR. When I first got a power meter and started training indoors on a dumb trainer...
10-06-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 734
Posted By phenry24

Wahoo has yet to release a freewheel adapter for...

Wahoo has yet to release a freewheel adapter for the Kickr so I'm stuck using my modern bikes on the trainer, but sweat is sweat and bad for any bike. I have an air mover in front of me and a smaller...
10-06-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,058
Posted By phenry24

If this bike is primarily for triathlons wouldn't...

If this bike is primarily for triathlons wouldn't aerobars with bar end shifters on those be ideal? I don't know anything about triathlon rules so this could be a dumb question, the only...
10-06-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,915
Posted By phenry24

https://imgur.com/a/0tPBK Here is a...

https://imgur.com/a/0tPBK

Here is a step-by-step overhaul for ST-6400 shifters. I haven't attempted this, but the steps to access the parts that are likely gummed up look fairly straightforward....
09-28-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 62,317
Views: 9,442,311
Posted By phenry24

https://atlanta.craigslist.org/nat/bop/d/decatur-l...

https://atlanta.craigslist.org/nat/bop/d/decatur-lotus-road-bike-frame-fork/6983207507.html

1981(?) Lotus Unique frameset with headset in Atlanta for $40
...
09-21-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 62,317
Views: 9,442,311
Posted By phenry24

annnnd it's gone Well at least I don't have to...

annnnd it's gone
Well at least I don't have to decide if I want to drive 6+ hours round trip for it now
04-15-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 90,483
Posted By phenry24

Great transaction with Brewsmith, fast shipping...

Great transaction with Brewsmith, fast shipping and parts in great condition
04-13-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,071
Posted By phenry24

They're definitely low, but for a quill stem I...

They're definitely low, but for a quill stem I think this is 'slammed': (not my pic by the way)...
04-13-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,071
Posted By phenry24

A: absolutely agree B: I think they look good...

A: absolutely agree
B: I think they look good if the stem is long enough and has an angle between -17 and 0 degrees. A short slammed stem or one that has a positive rise just looks weird.
C: I've...
04-10-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,307
Posted By phenry24

Even within 11s I would say Shimano made huge...

Even within 11s I would say Shimano made huge improvements between the x800 and Rx000 series. I only have 5800, R7000, and R8000 to compare, but the R8000 group on my race bike has been an absolute...
04-09-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 724
Posted By phenry24

PMed

PMed
03-21-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,691
Posted By phenry24

Horses for courses. I race and train on aluminum...

Horses for courses. I race and train on aluminum and carbon, I do all my commuting and grocery shopping on steel. No need to worry about what anyone else is doing or what the industry is hyping this...
03-07-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,584
Posted By phenry24

Thank you for mentioning this! I've been looking...

Thank you for mentioning this! I've been looking for some 9 speed stuff but MicroShift never crossed my mind. The FD-R539 looks good enough as well.
03-06-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7,132
Views: 683,270
Posted By phenry24

For some reason I've been wanting an steel road...

For some reason I've been wanting an steel road bike so I bought this frameset on a bit of a whim, a 1986 Centurion Elite RS. I always think I've paid too much when I buy things like this online, but...
09-29-18, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,199
Posted By phenry24

Bump for new items added and some updated prices

Bump for new items added and some updated prices
08-03-18, 03:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,199
Posted By phenry24

It is a dual-pull FD, the band clamp is 34.9 but...

It is a dual-pull FD, the band clamp is 34.9 but it has a shim set for a 28.6 seatpost currently installed
08-02-18, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,199
Posted By phenry24

Silver shifters, Nitto bars, stems & seatpost, Sackville saddlesack, etc

All prices OBO + shipping
Nitto NP 120 mm - PRICE DROP $55
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f300/lang100/NP_zpsi1lpt3mk.jpg

Nitto M186STI - $60 / Nitto Dynamic 100 mm - $25 / Bars and stem...
03-02-18, 10:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,438
Posted By phenry24

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f300/lang100/728...

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f300/lang100/7289_zpsnkxjz2jw.jpg

If it's the same 3.0 "crit" frame they were making in 1989 you're gonna have a great time on that bike.
02-11-18, 07:45 AM
Replies: 17,394
Views: 1,885,046
Posted By phenry24

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f300/lang100/ima...

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f300/lang100/image14_zpseetbkfze.jpeg

I more or less followed 485 on my 512 yesterday, I didn't quite make it to the southern end but I was only trying for 75...
02-09-18, 05:52 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 33,875
Posted By phenry24

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f300/lang100/ima...

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f300/lang100/image13_zpspvgs2dyb.jpeg

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f300/lang100/image2_zpsjyplwtzt.jpeg

I've only put about 100 miles on this since...
01-26-18, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,220
Views: 301,349
Posted By phenry24

120mm, I usually ride 63cm frames and this is a...

120mm, I usually ride 63cm frames and this is a 60cm so the top tube is a bit shorter than I'm used to. It's just a hair shorter than my Miyata 512's top tube, and that's got the same length stem and...
01-26-18, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1,220
Views: 301,349
Posted By phenry24

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f300/lang100/sr4...

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f300/lang100/sr400_zpsmwz4ifyo.jpg

I was more than a little inspired by rccardr to put the 5800 group I had other plans for on this SR400 frame I picked up.
01-24-18, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4,363
Views: 418,153
Posted By phenry24

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f300/lang100/ima...

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f300/lang100/image12_zpsx9zcqgwq.jpeg

Played a lot of wheel harp tonight and got some other stuff installed. Tomorrow I tackle the cable routing and mount the...
01-22-18, 09:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,357
Posted By phenry24

I feel like I've seen this bike someplace else...

I feel like I've seen this bike someplace else https://www.bikeforums.net/vb/cache/ds.jpg

But seriously, I'm jealous. These are the kind of deals that keep me checking the listings every day.
01-22-18, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4,363
Views: 418,153
Posted By phenry24

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f300/lang100/IMG...

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f300/lang100/IMG_0036_zpsbsjbwwbt.jpg

Spokes are arriving tomorrow so I can start building the wheelset, the handlebars, stem, and seatpost are sitting in customs...
01-21-18, 02:50 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,242
Posted By phenry24

If I move my couch a reasonable amount I can make...

If I move my couch a reasonable amount I can make room for two more bikes. There are benefits to living alone
01-09-18, 06:51 PM
Replies: 62,317
Views: 9,442,311
Posted By phenry24

That price is almost too good to pass up, if it...

That price is almost too good to pass up, if it was 2 hours worth of driving instead of 5 I'd probably be emailing the seller right now. I'd have a hard time justifying another Cannondale frame when...
01-09-18, 05:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,931
Posted By phenry24

I've seen packages get halfway to my address only...

I've seen packages get halfway to my address only to return to their origin city, then after a day ship all the way normal. With how many packages are shipping nowadays there's bound to be a few slip...
01-09-18, 05:31 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 12,897
Posted By phenry24

Added: 1989 Miyata 512 ...

Added:

1989 Miyata 512
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f300/lang100/0028_zpsbfbbmsi5.png

1989 Cannondale SR400; bought this with the intent for it to be a winter trainer but I'm now thinking...
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