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04-07-10, 07:23 AM
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Posted By jens5

All Campy MTB on Heron

After 2 years of world wide searching for nos part's, I'm finally near completion of an all Campagnolo equipped, lugged steel,(531) touring bike.:thumb: Some of the Components are Campy MTB. and...
03-24-10, 11:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,417
Posted By jens5

No. Campy had a campy specific taper that was...

No. Campy had a campy specific taper that was close to JIS until mid 1994 when they went ISO
03-19-10, 09:21 AM
03-19-10, 07:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,429
Posted By jens5

SKS Renkompressor....

SKS Renkompressor. http://www.bikefix.net/2009/07/bikefix-exclusive-review-sks.html
Assembled with surplus King Tiger tank parts I'm sure. Probably will outlast your kids. Silca's aren't what they...
03-12-10, 09:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 875
Posted By jens5

I take Ginko Viagra.......so I can remember what...

I take Ginko Viagra.......so I can remember what the f*** I'm doing.
Forum: Commuting
03-12-10, 09:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,183
Posted By jens5

I agree with you. Dodging a pedestrian by going...

I agree with you. Dodging a pedestrian by going left into oncoming traffic is a no win. And no, it is an important issue.
02-01-10, 07:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,670
Posted By jens5

Using Campy" Aero" pedals. C-record with straps &...

Using Campy" Aero" pedals. C-record with straps & clips. I consider the older campy aero pedals of any variety the best platform for athletic shoes. I personally find the Adidas Samba's to be ideal...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-10, 07:35 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 10,169
Posted By jens5

Ditto!

Ditto!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-10, 11:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,951
Posted By jens5

I use Campy Ergo 9-speed brifters with an XT long...

I use Campy Ergo 9-speed brifters with an XT long cage Der. and a SRAM 11/32 cassette with a J-Tek shift mate. Have for 5 years. Shifts flawlessly. Quiet as well.
01-25-10, 11:12 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,725
Posted By jens5

Avocet Shoes

I look for those Avocet Touring shoes on line all the time. Toured through Europe for 3 month's in 89 wearing them and loved them.:thumb:
Forum: Touring
12-28-09, 09:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,872
Posted By jens5

Older Campagnolo aero, platform pedals with clips...

Older Campagnolo aero, platform pedals with clips and straps. To me, the ideal touring pedal without use of specialized shoes.
10-08-09, 02:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,058
Posted By jens5

Long pump

Topeak makes a long frame pump. Works great.

http://www.topeak.com/products/Mini-Pumps/Road_59-64cm_framesize

Most frame size's. If you don't like logo's, Never dull wadding or a rag with...
Forum: Touring
07-31-09, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By jens5

Gilles Berthoud. Peter White sells them among...

Gilles Berthoud. Peter White sells them among others. Might as well get the original.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-09, 11:13 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,280
Posted By jens5

Old lady shower caps from the dollar store. Cheap...

Old lady shower caps from the dollar store. Cheap rain insurance for a Brooks. After thousands of miles on Brooks I've yet to have one rained on.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-09, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,343
Posted By jens5

Odd. I kept breaking the noisy Shimano chains. I...

Odd. I kept breaking the noisy Shimano chains. I now have run several SRAM chains and my drive train is not only dead quiet, but I've never broken one.
02-22-09, 02:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,557
Posted By jens5

Riv is also selling the Imperial.

Riv is also selling the Imperial.
Forum: Touring
10-07-08, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By jens5

I have a newer stainless on my Heron. Ask away. ...

I have a newer stainless on my Heron. Ask away.
http://sports.webshots.com/photo/2463649880044717742oCSaev
09-25-08, 07:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,228
Posted By jens5

Certainly not for the industry. It's black &...

Certainly not for the industry. It's black & white.
09-22-08, 07:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,171
Posted By jens5

New fangled stuff I don't care about; ...

New fangled stuff I don't care about;

Clipless pedals
Anything Carbon fiber
Have a cell phone for emergencies but still hate them
I-pods
GPS's
Heart rate monitors
tires that cost...
Forum: Touring
09-06-08, 02:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,187
Posted By jens5

Not totally related, but touring across Italy...

Not totally related, but touring across Italy when they were still using Lira, We were like Lira millionaires. Sent home a shoe box with about 3 Kilo's of Lira in change.
09-05-08, 07:26 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,870
Posted By jens5

I agree. Same old s**t, over and over. I find...

I agree. Same old s**t, over and over. I find that I now search for just the specifics.
It's like new rock. It's all been done before.
Forum: Commuting
09-04-08, 07:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,526
Posted By jens5

I live in Durham. Raleigh must be the lack of...

I live in Durham. Raleigh must be the lack of crime utopia!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-08, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By jens5

Ditto. Ill-fitting, poorly finished.

Ditto. Ill-fitting, poorly finished.
08-30-08, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,273
Views: 105,146
Posted By jens5

http://sports.webshots.com/photo/20699310200447177...

http://sports.webshots.com/photo/2069931020044717742muWZXi
08-30-08, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,273
Views: 105,146
Posted By jens5

Test

http://image68.webshots.com/68/3/64/75/2717364750044717742iTjxTg_fs.jpg
08-30-08, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1,273
Views: 105,146
Posted By jens5

Test

http://sports.webshots.com/photo/2967898310044717742fdfQnW
Forum: Introductions
08-27-08, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By jens5

Hey! Back at ya from Durham. Richard

Hey! Back at ya from Durham.

Richard
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-08, 07:18 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 7,484
Posted By jens5

If it's truly a bike lane and marked as such,...

If it's truly a bike lane and marked as such, there's no way I'm going into traffic to avoid a runner or jogger going the opposite direction. Bike against human is bad enough, but bike forced into...
08-25-08, 08:47 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 10,459
Posted By jens5

That was uncalled for!

That was uncalled for!
08-23-08, 12:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,233
Posted By jens5

SKS Renkompressor . I have an Airtower 4 and it's...

SKS Renkompressor . I have an Airtower 4 and it's fine, but always reach for the SKS. Built from left over King Tiger tank parts. It's heavy, and presta only. ...
Forum: Touring
08-22-08, 06:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,233
Posted By jens5

[QUOTE=Bekologist;7315765]NOS. high...

[QUOTE=Bekologist;7315765]NOS.

high profile cantis have reduced cable pull once the brake arm moves thru square to the rim. Great for getting mud clearance on a cyclocross bike or a mountain...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-08, 07:51 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,853
Posted By jens5

Just before I'm set upon by thugs, I throw-up on...

Just before I'm set upon by thugs, I throw-up on myself. Pretty much a guarantee you won't be bothered.
Forum: Touring
08-21-08, 07:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,233
Posted By jens5

I've been using Sheldon Browns favorite wide...

I've been using Sheldon Browns favorite wide profile Canti's for a while now. Shimano XT II's otherwise known as mod # BR-M732 form the 80's. A pair is now available on E-Bay, item # 180279021162,...
Replies: 1,027
Views: 555,610
Posted By jens5

? How do you post a pic that big with a 100kb...

? How do you post a pic that big with a 100kb limit?
Replies: 1,027
Views: 555,610
Posted By jens5

My 61cm Heron Wayfarer. Half Campy, Half Shimano,...

My 61cm Heron Wayfarer. Half Campy, Half Shimano, with Brooks Imperial saddle. Comfy!
Forum: Commuting
08-19-08, 09:02 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,549
Posted By jens5

Oh Please

Oh Please
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-08, 08:29 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,183
Posted By jens5

Keep the Sheldon Brown and "For-Sale or trade...

Keep the Sheldon Brown and "For-Sale or trade stickies. The rest can go
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-08, 01:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,212
Posted By jens5

How on earth did we survive emergency situations...

How on earth did we survive emergency situations 20 years ago without cell phones!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-08, 01:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,191
Posted By jens5

Oakley Radar rip-off from Performance. 3-lenses...

Oakley Radar rip-off from Performance. 3-lenses and hard case for $21.00. Like them better than my Rudy's.
08-17-08, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By jens5

Bib number or wrist band

When riding an organized supported event, be it Charity, Century , metric, whatever., Do you prefer wearing an ID braclet or a Bib number and why? Please explain.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-08, 08:13 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 43,969
Posted By jens5

I never exhaled!

I never exhaled!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-08, 08:11 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 43,969
Posted By jens5

Yeah, kinda like wearing an Ipod to enjoy a ride

Yeah, kinda like wearing an Ipod to enjoy a ride
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-08, 06:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 664
Posted By jens5

Could someone explain how moving the seat back...

Could someone explain how moving the seat back takes weight off the hands? I would think it would be the opposite. Sorry, I'm geometrically challenged.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-08, 06:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,109
Posted By jens5

Use fenders?

Use fenders?
Forum: Foo
08-12-08, 07:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,093
Posted By jens5

Good for you! All, good choices

Good for you! All, good choices
Forum: Foo
08-11-08, 08:15 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 16,214
Posted By jens5

Dog is my Co-Pilot

Dog is my Co-Pilot
Forum: Foo
08-11-08, 08:14 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 16,214
Posted By jens5

Want to end; Pollution,war,famine,poverty&...

Want to end;
Pollution,war,famine,poverty& urban sprawl?

QUIT BREEDING!
08-11-08, 07:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,408
Posted By jens5

In 1994 I had a partial amputation of the left...

In 1994 I had a partial amputation of the left leg below the knee with 5 inches of bone loss on the road due to a head on collision involving motorcycle vs. car. I also had the tendons of 2 fingers...
Forum: Introductions
08-04-08, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By jens5

Welcome Seb! Richard

Welcome Seb!

Richard
08-04-08, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 632
Posted By jens5

Looks to be between a 61 and/or 63cm. More like a...

Looks to be between a 61 and/or 63cm. More like a 63. Mid 70's would be my guess as well. I know someone who would love this bike if your thinking of selling it,

Richard
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