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04-09-20, 10:57 AM
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Posted By fleslider

Good Day to the IronGents and Ironladies, i...

Good Day to the IronGents and Ironladies, i figured i would post a note to say that I have just posted a new scan of the 1987 Catalog. its a higher resolution scan so now you can read the text and...
03-31-20, 07:08 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

Not much Ironman content but wanted to share

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Retirement day gifts
My retirement party at Lockheed was canceled due to...
03-06-20, 10:46 AM
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Posted By seypat

I will be 55 in a week and some days. Right now...

I will be 55 in a week and some days. Right now my recommended max HR is around 165. Last year during fall marathon training, I wasn't getting my HR up over 130 on the shorter week runs. One of the...
03-06-20, 09:50 AM
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Posted By TriBiker19

That's what I'm working on, a zone 2 long ride....

That's what I'm working on, a zone 2 long ride. I'm 43 and according to the numbers, I should be in the 124-135bpm range for that, with a max heart rate of 177. However, the sprint training has...
03-05-20, 06:57 AM
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Posted By rccardr

One easy way to gain some understanding of the...

One easy way to gain some understanding of the relation between power, cadence, gearing and heart rate is to spend some time on a high quality stationary bike with good instrumentation. You'll find...
03-05-20, 05:39 AM
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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...
03-03-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 62,399
Views: 9,457,724
Posted By Lemond1985

Uno Mas. This looks very interesting for the...

Uno Mas. This looks very interesting for the price. You don't see 753 frames going this cheap typically. I wonder how those joints are holding up after 30 years?
...
02-17-20, 01:31 AM
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Posted By aland2

None of my trousers fit me any more

None of my trousers fit me any more
01-30-20, 03:00 PM
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Posted By squirtdad

I am very mixed on this subject...... getting...

I am very mixed on this subject...... getting older I can see benefits of keeping people on bikes longer

I also see more people commuting on ebikes in my area and I am pretty sure most would not...
01-29-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 83
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Posted By RobbieTunes

Count me as one who just didn't know any better. ...

Count me as one who just didn't know any better.

From my Free Spirit Bicentennial Edition, to my Varsity, and then a Trek 510, never thought anything was C&V. Couldn't afford an Ironman, spent...
01-29-20, 09:11 AM
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Posted By cocoabeachcrab

couldn't afford a corvette...

couldn't afford a corvette...
01-28-20, 02:14 PM
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Posted By Chuckk

Here's the large format cameras in the back room....

Here's the large format cameras in the back room. A little dusty. 1984 Houston Film Festival poster....
01-28-20, 10:03 AM
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Posted By Bad Lag

Don't bother filling. Buy or make an aluminum...

Don't bother filling. Buy or make an aluminum bushing that slip-fits in the hole. Bond it in using the epoxy. Gently file flush.
01-28-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 185
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Posted By Deal4Fuji

:thumb: 2 generations....same camera. ...

:thumb: 2 generations....same camera.

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01-24-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 185
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Posted By forresterace

For many years, I used to shoot 8X10...

For many years, I used to shoot 8X10 transparencies in the studio every day. The cameras used, varied from Calumet, Cambo to Deardorff. Occasionally when we had to shoot a full page catalogue cover...
01-24-20, 07:14 AM
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Posted By agustanz

Resto-mod ideas for a 1930's frame.... ???

If you had 1930's frame and fork set you liked, and you wanted to build a usable, comfortable, upright roadster around those parts what modern features would you want to build in??

My working...
01-23-20, 08:15 AM
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Posted By JaccoW

All I have is vintage lenses that I use in...

All I have is vintage lenses that I use in combination with a Sony Nex-5 E-mount camera.
01-22-20, 02:41 AM
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Posted By TXsailor

It did! No pictures yet but it looks like all the...

It did! No pictures yet but it looks like all the rest of the MV bikes. It came with two other steel bikes, a Specalized Hard Rock Ultra and a Bianchi Main Street. They are in fair shape and after...
01-21-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 38
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Posted By LBCwanabe

I have to show off my grail bike

Not sure what to call it yet but here’s the keeper​​​​​​: my ‘84 Miyata. Sub 250 miles from the original owner out in Santa Cruz
...
01-16-20, 05:50 PM
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Posted By TriBiker19

And my garage a couple weeks ago... ...

And my garage a couple weeks ago...


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I have...
01-15-20, 04:41 PM
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Posted By bulgie

Twinn Deluxe, baby!

Spouse and I usually do grocery shopping together, on this 1970 Schwinn Twinn Deluxe 5-speed. I'll do separate posts about our single-bike grocery getters (hers is pretty awesome, custom titanium!)....
01-08-20, 12:51 PM
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Posted By Reynolds

Steel rims.

Steel rims.
12-31-19, 07:56 PM
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Posted By wrk101

Bike shop closures around here have been the norm...

Bike shop closures around here have been the norm for almost 20 years now. And at the pressure of increasing rents, its going to continue.


If I was interested in opening one, it would be on-line...
12-21-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 317
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Posted By Bianchigirll

thanks for the info. I should have looked more at...

thanks for the info. I should have looked more at Savage when I bought my Kimber but I don’t think they had real wood stocks on the varmint rifles That S&W is beautiful. They truly do not make them...
12-21-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 23,124
Posted By eeuuugh

Most recently... ...

Most recently...
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A Taiwanese Supermax mill. After five years working in...
12-21-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 317
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Posted By nomadmax

Savage Model 12FV .223, 1 in 9 twist, $285.00 at...

Savage Model 12FV .223, 1 in 9 twist, $285.00 at Cabelas using factory ammo, Australian Outback 69 grn SMK. Harris swivel bipod, Sightron 8-32 scope (which cost more than everything else). Five...
12-21-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 23,124
Posted By sykerocker

Historical reenactment, at present totally 17th...

Historical reenactment, at present totally 17th century, but probably re-hooking up with my old French and Indian War unit sometime next year:
...
12-21-19, 01:22 AM
Replies: 317
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Posted By norcalmike

Mostly home improvement but my latest toys are a...

Mostly home improvement but my latest toys are a couple of vespa p200e scooters.
I love those old metal scoots with a 4 speed and a 2 stroke....
12-20-19, 11:49 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 23,124
Posted By thinktubes

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12-20-19, 06:05 PM
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Posted By iab

Hookers and blow.

Hookers and blow.
12-20-19, 05:37 PM
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Posted By repechage

30' sailboat. A folly for sure, but every week...

30' sailboat.
A folly for sure, but every week when I go wash it or tinker, if makes me smile.
12-20-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By cudak888

Incidentally, with the good news on the Bahamas...

Incidentally, with the good news on the Bahamas 50, Spin surprised me a few days ago: They're also donating the rest of the warehouse bikes that didn't make it to San Diego - over 200 of them :eek:
...
12-16-19, 05:12 PM
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Posted By norcalmike

His and hers MVs Thanks to the forums for...

His and hers MVs
Thanks to the forums for leading me to both of these.
They both need a refresh but they are both super clean and mostly original.
I just pulled hers out of the shipping box and...
12-15-19, 10:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By cudak888

Saved some modern 3-speeds

Not vintage, but definitely a lot of Sturmey-Archer 3-speed content! I was practically awash in adjusting S-RF3's to make this donation happen, and I'm pretty proud of it. Wanted to share the story...
12-13-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 69
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Posted By Nubra

Saved, but now what?

Offered for free on neighborhood LISTSERV. Went to pick it up and had to cut it out of the ivy. This is a neighborhood only 3/4 miles from the bay. What really got caught my attention is the piston...
12-13-19, 03:25 PM
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Posted By TriBiker19

He’s an over achiever. The only time I ever...

He’s an over achiever.

The only time I ever placed in a race I was one of three women in my age group. One woman had an air cast on her leg, another was at least sixty weeks pregnant. It was and...
12-13-19, 10:57 AM
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Posted By seypat

Here is an old photo of the MV IM ready to go at...

Here is an old photo of the MV IM ready to go at the gone but not forgotten Naylor's Beach Tri. The wife's Team Miyata is next to it. Also a photo in SOTR and current state. For those not in the...
12-13-19, 04:41 AM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

I actually kidded him about it once, as did...

I actually kidded him about it once, as did others.
Back then, he was up to 20 hours a week at his "triathlon job," from the 10 hours a week he started with.
One wonders, with all the techniques...
12-12-19, 08:33 AM
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Posted By TriBiker19

If I'm lucky, someday I will! My husband has...

If I'm lucky, someday I will! My husband has already resigned himself to it and capped me at five bikes, which means I still have room in the stable...
12-11-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 19,901
Posted By sykerocker

It ain't much, but I am finally wrenching again. ...

It ain't much, but I am finally wrenching again.

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The small 10x20 shed,...
12-09-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,105
Posted By TenGrainBread

I've never seen a professional paint job that...

I've never seen a professional paint job that costs less than buying a new frame. If you'd be ok with spending a lot of time and effort repainting the frame yourself, then yeah that would technically...
12-08-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9,844
Views: 1,051,045
Posted By ramzilla

1988 Centurion Ironman Expert. All original...

1988 Centurion Ironman Expert. All original Shimano 105 group. Completely refurbished. ...
12-06-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9,844
Views: 1,051,045
Posted By texaspandj

Speaking of serial numbers the general thought...

Speaking of serial numbers the general thought was that (as an example) the '87s with '86 serial numbers were simply carry over frames from '86 to '87. BUT NO! The serial numbers were, but not...
12-05-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,114
Posted By SurferRosa

Steel is real. Bend it back. Always check...

Steel is real. Bend it back.

Always check for bulges in the top and down tubes first. Steel ain't that real.
12-05-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,275
Posted By Salamandrine

Yeah, that was the first thing I noticed....

Yeah, that was the first thing I noticed. Incorrect punctuation and misspellings combined with a request for ID information makes this outwardly appear to be a phishing email. On closer examination...
12-05-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 62,399
Views: 9,457,724
Posted By thumpism

A 64cm frame is not huge. A frame taller than...

A 64cm frame is not huge. A frame taller than 64cm is huge.
12-04-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,275
Posted By merziac

NEVER respond to a suspicious email, this is all...

NEVER respond to a suspicious email, this is all the really good scammers need. In a case like this you can go to their public site, inform them you won't continue with out person to person follow up...
12-04-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,275
Posted By SalsaShark

As somebody who works on the other side of this,...

As somebody who works on the other side of this, in music retail, i can affirm that the struggle against credit card fraud is very real for retailers. The credit card companies make it difficult to...
12-04-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By BFisher

Here is a link to a site that shows this concave...

Here is a link to a site that shows this concave breaking surface as part of the design.

ARAYA Rims, RM-17 rims - 2015 (http://www.bikepro.com/products/rims/araya.html)

No thickness dimensions...
12-04-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,955
Posted By randyjawa

I HATE using chemicals on my bicycle projects,...

I HATE using chemicals on my bicycle projects, but I do use WD40, grease and some proLink. For paint removal, I use a rubber wheel on a 1/4" drill motor. DO NOT use this with high speeds, such as...
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