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10-14-18, 07:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,809
Posted By gettingold

Recently saw a large wild boar waddle into a corn...

Recently saw a large wild boar waddle into a corn field.
09-16-18, 04:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,327
Posted By gettingold

I rode my first supported century in several...

I rode my first supported century in several years yesterday - my club's annual charity century ride. Normally when I train for one, I build up gradually, doing a bunch of 50s, a few 60s and 70s,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-18, 05:27 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 13,983
Posted By gettingold

The Moots is a beautiful bike, no question. Not...

The Moots is a beautiful bike, no question. Not really fair to compare the forks, however. You can put an Enve fork on a Lynskey.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-18, 03:51 AM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 690,536
Posted By gettingold

So what are the benefits of a Ti seatpost versus...

So what are the benefits of a Ti seatpost versus carbon on a Ti bike? Interested in hearing from people that have tried both. I have a bontrager carbon post on my Lynskey.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-18, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 768
Posted By gettingold

I only have one flat-handle barred bike - a fat...

I only have one flat-handle barred bike - a fat bike. I find the hand position and the inability to vary it very uncomfortable. My newest roadbike is an endurance-type frame and it is extremely...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-18, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By gettingold

Halfway through a ride on Sunday I ran through a...

Halfway through a ride on Sunday I ran through a patch of gravel and began hearing a steady click which I thought was coming from the BB. Several stops and I still couldn't find any obvious problem....
07-26-18, 05:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,352
Posted By gettingold

I've paid more and less but to me, it's $3k. You...

I've paid more and less but to me, it's $3k. You can get a great bike for that price if you're patient.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-18, 04:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 653
Posted By gettingold

Brooks C15 carved. I have three Brooks saddles...

Brooks C15 carved. I have three Brooks saddles which I love but the Cambium is the easiest. No break-in, no concern about weather damage, long lasting and very comfortable.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-18, 04:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,181
Posted By gettingold

Love the color schemes. Sweet bike.

Love the color schemes. Sweet bike.
06-28-18, 02:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,770
Posted By gettingold

The brushed finish and etching look great.

The brushed finish and etching look great.
06-28-18, 08:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,441
Posted By gettingold

Ah, the old "factory typo" grift.

Ah, the old "factory typo" grift.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-18, 08:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,419
Posted By gettingold

And fire.

And fire.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-18, 07:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,419
Posted By gettingold

I agree with all of this. I currently have Ti,...

I agree with all of this. I currently have Ti, carbon and steel bikes and have enjoyed them all. However, I ride the Ti every day and even when I plan to ride the carbon, I end up bringing the Ti...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-18, 05:48 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,512
Posted By gettingold

She's a beauty! Good luck with it.

She's a beauty! Good luck with it.
06-21-18, 04:38 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,921
Posted By gettingold

Great cars to be sure, but the best? As the...

Great cars to be sure, but the best? As the owner of 2 German cars and 4 Japanese cars, I'm not sure I'd agree.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-18, 04:24 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,512
Posted By gettingold

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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As this thread was resurrected, this is a perfect time to show off a recent...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-18, 05:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,045
Posted By gettingold

Consider a sport frame with fairly wide wheel...

Consider a sport frame with fairly wide wheel clearance. My Lynskey fits 32 mm's and is comfortable on mild gravel or roads.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-18, 05:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,480
Posted By gettingold

Cracked mine in two places after crashing in...

Cracked mine in two places after crashing in November.
06-11-18, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By gettingold

Good for him. Couldn't believe how many flats I...

Good for him. Couldn't believe how many flats I saw.
06-11-18, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By gettingold

That was seriously fun but if I do it again next...

That was seriously fun but if I do it again next year I'll be riding my fat bike instead of the road bike with wider tires. One minor crash but plenty of scary downhills with thick gravel and rocks....
06-05-18, 05:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By gettingold

This will be my first. I'm riding it on my road...

This will be my first. I'm riding it on my road bike with 32 tires and I'm hoping that works out ok. Quite a bit of climbing and descending on loose gravel I'm told.
06-05-18, 05:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,115
Posted By gettingold

I love the color. Sweet bike.

I love the color. Sweet bike.
06-04-18, 05:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,367
Posted By gettingold

Nothing sadder than an abused leather saddle.

Nothing sadder than an abused leather saddle.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-18, 01:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,598
Posted By gettingold

Waterfordinelli.

Waterfordinelli.
06-02-18, 05:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,179
Posted By gettingold

Actually, not necessarily true. No fault laws are...

Actually, not necessarily true. No fault laws are different depending on where you are but for the price of an aluminum bike the adjuster is probably not going to want to take a chance on turning...
06-02-18, 04:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,249
Posted By gettingold

How about USB rechargeable? I have the Lezyne...

How about USB rechargeable? I have the Lezyne microdrive. No worrying about batteries.
06-02-18, 04:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,367
Posted By gettingold

I am a long time Brooks advocate. My latest is...

I am a long time Brooks advocate. My latest is the C15 with the cutout. No problems after several hundred miles. 17s are too wide for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-18, 04:44 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 13,983
Posted By gettingold

Here it is with mill and etching. Pretty...

Here it is with mill and etching. Pretty stealthy I think:
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1224x1632/image_1_b362126bb4541148cd9e450fc197a1c2e2f12c96.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-18, 04:38 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 13,983
Posted By gettingold

Awesome. I love the industrial mill and etching...

Awesome. I love the industrial mill and etching but paint would be cool also.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-18, 06:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 807
Posted By gettingold

IMHO, if campy or some other Italian company made...

IMHO, if campy or some other Italian company made pedals your dilemma would be more reasonable. I am guessing your full Campy/Italian build has parts from other countries so I think you're...
05-28-18, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,214
Posted By gettingold

Something tells me the dealers you spoke with...

Something tells me the dealers you spoke with have an arrangement with Litespeed. I'm sure they're comparable. Love my Lynskey.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-18, 06:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,496
Posted By gettingold

I like the cambiums a lot but the 17's are a...

I like the cambiums a lot but the 17's are a little wide for my liking. I have a C15,
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-18, 11:28 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,644
Posted By gettingold

My thoughts exactly.

My thoughts exactly.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-18, 02:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,356
Posted By gettingold

I have had a couple of heart attacks while...

I have had a couple of heart attacks while riding. During one of them I was wearing a HRM. It indicated nothing unusual so I'm fine if you want to train with it but don't buy one for health reasons. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-18, 01:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,033
Posted By gettingold

It cruises very comfortably but it's also pretty...

It cruises very comfortably but it's also pretty agile. It didn't break the bank which is nice. Lynskey constantly has pretty good sales on its website.
05-25-18, 06:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,770
Posted By gettingold

I see you went for the racing geometry!

I see you went for the racing geometry!
05-25-18, 06:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,770
Posted By gettingold

Good luck! I think you'll like the results.

Good luck! I think you'll like the results.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-18, 06:35 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 13,983
Posted By gettingold

If money were no object I'd agree, and I'd also...

If money were no object I'd agree, and I'd also be driving an Aston Martin.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-18, 05:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,033
Posted By gettingold

I ended up throwing 32 Clements on mine because I...

I ended up throwing 32 Clements on mine because I am doing a gravel race in the Adirondacks in June. Turns out, I love the feel of them on asphalt as well and am going to keep them on it. Here is a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-18, 04:40 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 13,983
Posted By gettingold

Not sure it is fair to slag Lynskey off for...

Not sure it is fair to slag Lynskey off for rusted bolts on an the FSA stem. Well made and clean looking. Maybe not as nice as a Moots but significantly less costly. I love mine.
05-20-18, 06:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,000
Posted By gettingold

Nice review.

Nice review.
05-20-18, 06:37 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,944
Posted By gettingold

Read the comments following the article. A small...

Read the comments following the article. A small slice of everything that is wrong in the world right now. Idiots.
05-19-18, 10:18 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,731
Posted By gettingold

Go with the SPD-SL's. It will take all of one or...

Go with the SPD-SL's. It will take all of one or two rides to get comfortable with it.
05-19-18, 10:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,750
Posted By gettingold

It's pouring here in Upstate NY and while I am...

It's pouring here in Upstate NY and while I am chafing to ride, I can't bring myself to do it.
05-19-18, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,000
Posted By gettingold

I have the Clement Strada (120 tpi) in 32mms and...

I have the Clement Strada (120 tpi) in 32mms and love them.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-18, 10:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,015
Posted By gettingold

You don't need to train but I think you would be...

You don't need to train but I think you would be nuts not to gradually build up your distances (at least a 70-80 or two) before then or you will risk injury from pedaling through fatigue. Also, your...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-18, 10:00 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,799
Posted By gettingold

They are probably not headed toward catastrophic...

They are probably not headed toward catastrophic failure, LOL.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-18, 07:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,799
Posted By gettingold

Looks like a good excuse for a new bike!

Looks like a good excuse for a new bike!
05-19-18, 05:42 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,770
Posted By gettingold

Here's a newer picture. Love this bike. ...

Here's a newer picture. Love this bike.
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Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-18, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,397
Posted By gettingold

How the heck else would you find the damage?

How the heck else would you find the damage?
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