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Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,058
Posted By scuzzo

i would buy that at that price all day long.... ...

i would buy that at that price all day long.... if the frame is sound and in nice shape.... and wheels are good.. true. its a super steal.. i bought a schwinn peleton for 600, at the time it...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-18, 12:15 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 4,954
Posted By scuzzo

Win ter True ly Sucks wet and cold i shi ver...

Win ter True ly Sucks
wet and cold i shi ver NOW
a lone bird calls STOP
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-18, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2,807
Views: 683,263
Posted By scuzzo

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

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x589/2615938920_9883be33e5_b_b3473df0243e589b463e0cf872382831fbe31b10.jpg


yep.. friend said well you can train some tomatoes on it.. or...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-18, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2,807
Views: 683,263
Posted By scuzzo

i don't have many photos of the scar.. the welder...

i don't have many photos of the scar.. the welder told me that he did a 2 pass weld, so the real seam is under the second pass,
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-18, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2,807
Views: 683,263
Posted By scuzzo

Got my vortex all built up after crack repair.....

Got my vortex all built up after crack repair.. 10th ride today, rides just as nice as before, you can see the scar in first picture, but she ain't no lamp at east...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-18, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2,807
Views: 683,263
Posted By scuzzo

size 60cm, yep it's more rare than unicorn...

size 60cm, yep it's more rare than unicorn wings, got the frame back yesterday, guy did a great job on it, I'm hopeful it will be fine, seem good and solid dude put 3 hrs time to it.. I need to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-18, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2,807
Views: 683,263
Posted By scuzzo

ok, but this fellow is a aero space wellder...

ok, but this fellow is a aero space wellder contracted by nasa and the marshal space flight center... and also doing contract work for the army and various other contracts... you may not have made...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-18, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2,807
Views: 683,263
Posted By scuzzo

no, I bought used whole bike for 1k, and they...

no, I bought used whole bike for 1k, and they will repair it for around a k, plus ship and insurance, and they will keep my bike for at least 4 months, im having the work done local and we will...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-18, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2,807
Views: 683,263
Posted By scuzzo

i think i get ITs your bike and you can do what...

i think i get ITs your bike and you can do what ever you wish with it... but why would you camo such a nice ride with ugly paint and weird shifters, no tape... when you could just carry a ulock or...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-01-18, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By scuzzo

decision made, Moderator please close thread.. ...

decision made, Moderator please close thread..
thankyou
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-18, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2,807
Views: 683,263
Posted By scuzzo

well, all is not lost, but im kinda trying an...

well, all is not lost, but im kinda trying an alternate route before dumping huge coin on the repair,, I decided to see if we had any qualified Ti welders in HSV that knew all about the material...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-31-18, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By scuzzo

yes, it's starts as a sheet, and is folded the...

yes, it's starts as a sheet, and is folded the seamed on the underside, at least that's what my friend says, it may be extruded. I'm resign to the fact I may have to pay huge coin to get her...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-18, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2,807
Views: 683,263
Posted By scuzzo

here is mine i think i posted it before.. but...

here is mine i think i posted it before.. but since its going in for surgery, crack on the downtube i thought i would post it again.. man if this thing has to be put down like a lame horse im...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-31-18, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By scuzzo

Litespeed crack downtube..

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/full_bike_55fb70b2202fc5a4b102968c61c5cfb995845289.jpg

this bike is not ment to be a lamp!
ok so my prized litespeed. dream bike,...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-28-18, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By scuzzo

Do I have to remove the decals? Frame repair

im sending in Litespeed in for a bit of a repair on a crack. i dont know how the heat travels on a frame when you weld it.. am i going to loose all my decals? do i have to remove the headset? ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-18, 05:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,517
Posted By scuzzo

never wanted a carbon bike... always wanted a TI...

never wanted a carbon bike... always wanted a TI bike,,, got a TI bike litespeed vortex 07.. never wanted or want for another bike... feels kinda cool to have the monkey off the back
07-27-17, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By scuzzo

Schwinn Peloton rebuild...Great!

well, hey folks , typing on a new laptop so,, forgive the gaffs,, but she is off blocks and I just went for a nice shake down ride on my simi classic Schwinn peloton,, 98, after swapping the...
07-04-17, 11:34 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 17,225
Posted By scuzzo

some one show the capture of him head butting...

some one show the capture of him head butting sagan.. it on the same video.. it mean nothing because the decision has been made and now all i have to look forward to is froom and the sky train just...
07-04-17, 10:44 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 17,225
Posted By scuzzo

cav did not have room.. if you watch the tape.....

cav did not have room.. if you watch the tape.. you will see cav try to head in to sagan before he tries to make forward progress .. now.. sagan may have moved on cav.. but the first blood was from...
06-29-17, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,007
Posted By scuzzo

there is something that is just calming about a...

there is something that is just calming about a simple bike with a nice single panel on the downtube..
it swims hard against the stream of today's market driven use of bikes as billboards and just...
06-27-17, 11:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,437
Posted By scuzzo

i had a p-10 with steel rims and mafac brakes.. ...

i had a p-10 with steel rims and mafac brakes.. and it would not stop... period.. so there is that... and if you buy 25 or 50 dollar wheel sets... then you get 25-50 dollar hubs... hubs are kinda...
06-24-17, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,007
Posted By scuzzo

Show off your 1990-2000 schwinn..

im just looking for some inspiration on fixing up my Schwinn Peloton.. and i was looking through the 1980 Schwinn thread and though perhaps if i could see some nice 1990 - 2000 or so era Schwinns i...
06-22-17, 04:27 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,802
Posted By scuzzo

I never got the n+1 bug,. I have had a number of...

I never got the n+1 bug,. I have had a number of road bikes going at one time,,. But I was never able to get them all ridable at the same time past 4 or so,,,. And even then I still gravitated to 1...
06-22-17, 04:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,768
Posted By scuzzo

that Merlin is just too cool, even down to the...

that Merlin is just too cool, even down to the downtube shifters. what a nice ride.. I really miss downtube shifters,,.
06-21-17, 04:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,208
Posted By scuzzo

well that sparked some interesting post.. thanks...

well that sparked some interesting post.. thanks for clearing this up for me a bit.. all..
06-21-17, 04:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,768
Posted By scuzzo

cool some more additions, so we have Litespeeds,...

cool some more additions, so we have Litespeeds, Moots, Serotta, Teledyne, Merlin, speedwell. Spectrum and Lemond. a couple of Eddies, a Nago.... all represented.. thats nice and diverse sample... ...
06-20-17, 07:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,768
Posted By scuzzo

ha man, i always liked the natural finish on...

ha man, i always liked the natural finish on those, thats the cool thing about a nice Ti bike, you can just swap out groups and keep the frame and for the most part the thing will look as new as a...
06-20-17, 05:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,208
Posted By scuzzo

kinda new to this corner of the web.. classic vs vintage?

so im am a complete posure,,. All of my bikes are post 80.. heck my oldest is 98.. but im kinda confused on vintage vs classic. is classic older or more young then vintage? if I have a JP...
06-20-17, 01:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,768
Posted By scuzzo

yes the smaller builders are going great guns.. ...

yes the smaller builders are going great guns.. i dunno, it just seems that carbon fiber has crowded out the market.. but when i started riding i think the TREK 5200 or 5500 was the bleeding edge...
06-19-17, 08:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,768
Posted By scuzzo

cool, some new additions, really dig the merlin...

cool, some new additions, really dig the merlin and LiteHuffyspeed, and the De Rosa.. and the Spectrum, and the saber, heck they are as cool as tom jones.. i was trying to remember what happened to...
06-18-17, 03:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,768
Posted By scuzzo

cool, dig the Teledyne.. i guess that is one of...

cool, dig the Teledyne.. i guess that is one of the oldest Titanium bikes out.. and always like a nice litespeed classic.. one of my riding buddies had one i never saw it much because he was...
06-17-17, 03:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,768
Posted By scuzzo

well this thread is getting pretty cool. just...

well this thread is getting pretty cool. just what i was hoping to see.. lots of nice submarine bikes.. i think that is what subs were made of... once.. perhaps still are... but those Eddies...
06-17-17, 12:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,768
Posted By scuzzo

Yep.. those old Nagos with that beautiful paint...

Yep.. those old Nagos with that beautiful paint work.. I still say something is lost from then with the new bikes... I remember looking at the xcell sports catalog and seeing thoes.. or it may...
06-17-17, 12:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,768
Posted By scuzzo

polished Ti.. built in 70s looks like it was...

polished Ti.. built in 70s looks like it was purchased out of the shop window yesterday.. nice work! I cant tell by the photo but is there any drilling done on the levers or any thing to save...
06-17-17, 10:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,768
Posted By scuzzo

I would say it counts.. always liked the Bianchi...

I would say it counts.. always liked the Bianchi Mega, if your going to Paint over Ti. thats a great color for it... thats a pretty bling stem,. Is it Ti too..? nice ride.
06-17-17, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,018
Posted By scuzzo

I love the simpleness of those bikes,. I have a...

I love the simpleness of those bikes,. I have a Peloton of that year.. and although its not as Vintage as the 80s models,. Its a fantastic frame set,. I still remember the day I folded the der...
06-17-17, 08:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,768
Posted By scuzzo

Show Us your Classic/Vintage Ti Bikes...

im not sure that Titanium bikes reach the Vintage age yet... and im not sure what Classic entails. Perhaps the Old Lyn Litespeeds and the Pre ABG Merlin bikes are Classic enough... or the Eddie AX...
06-17-17, 07:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,890
Posted By scuzzo

WOW ! That Dura Ace Group looks mint.. I really...

WOW ! That Dura Ace Group looks mint.. I really like the old lines of a carbon fiber frame.. this new stuff out now.. not so much at all... very pretty ride... and rare...!
06-16-17, 05:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,591
Posted By scuzzo

http://www.bikeforums.net/<a...

http://www.bikeforums.net/<a href=http://s649.photobucket.com/user/Clkarr2011/media/20170616_153106_zpscni1hbia.jpg.html...
06-15-17, 05:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,591
Posted By scuzzo

hmm, some cool bikes on this thread.. dunno, ...

hmm, some cool bikes on this thread.. dunno, there is something about the traditional diamond frame that just seems right to me.. even my ? modern bike 10year old.. is just as traditional as...
06-08-17, 12:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,591
Posted By scuzzo

i really like roadbikes.. but

my current bike is a 2007 litespeed vortex.. and my bike thats on blocks right now is a Schwinn 853 peleton.. that im converting to 10 sp.. DA.. so i know i should go back to the roadbike forum. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-17, 04:20 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 9,528
Posted By scuzzo

what you did not do at all is answer a simple...

what you did not do at all is answer a simple question... but you continue to participate on this pointless useless, thread... now... why do you not wish to answer a simple question? well that very...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-17, 02:53 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 9,528
Posted By scuzzo

what have i learned. i have learned that this...

what have i learned. i have learned that this question is so dear to some that they will turn them selfs inside out to keep from answering an honest question... how much dose your bike weigh at...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-17, 01:47 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 9,528
Posted By scuzzo

its good to see some cats are cool with just an...

its good to see some cats are cool with just an honest answer.. its like trying to pull teeth with some folks on this thread but i get it.. it just not comfortable seeing a water bottle as balast...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-17, 01:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,032
Posted By scuzzo

its tough to get a good bke new 500 bucks,, but...

its tough to get a good bke new 500 bucks,, but if you know your size,, you can score any number of alum great starter bikes with 105 group.. for 5 or 600.. i got a felt f35 full D Ace and nice...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-17, 05:13 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 9,528
Posted By scuzzo

welp. i went for a spin on the Vortex.. and i...

welp. i went for a spin on the Vortex.. and i can never blame this bike because its too heavy.. i sure can point the finger at me for not getting on top of the gear and digging in.. nope... i...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-17, 01:11 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 9,528
Posted By scuzzo

oh dear.. seems to be getting a bit contentious...

oh dear.. seems to be getting a bit contentious here.. the hammer is coming i fear. so watch the feels folks... i mean if you ever take some cat in clown shoes and Elton john glasses astride a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-17, 10:49 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 9,528
Posted By scuzzo

well, im glad some folks did not fine parse my...

well, im glad some folks did not fine parse my question.. that basso is just about what i was looking for... yes i believe the show room weight is a bit abstract... if some chick is 120 lbs at...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-17, 08:22 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,813
Posted By scuzzo

best wheels i ever had were some open sup laced...

best wheels i ever had were some open sup laced to record 8sp.. 32count... so.. i would always use at least 32... i think those were Colorado Cyclist.. and what little weight penalty was covered...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-17, 07:57 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 9,528
Posted By scuzzo

ok, so im taking a geneticist view on this and...

ok, so im taking a geneticist view on this and say,, im going for a 35 mile ride... not a sprint down to the coffee shop... and most folks can relate to a medium distance ride of 35-50 miles...
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