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10-21-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 997
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

In the future, there really shouldn’t be a...

In the future, there really shouldn’t be a problem finding 4-6” segments of brake and shifter outer cable but nevertheless I have a bag full of them.
10-21-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17,994
Views: 2,035,817
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yesterday was my first time on an airplane since...

Yesterday was my first time on an airplane since the Arizona Tour de Spring Break (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1195056-arizona-spring-training-tdnealspringbreak.html) of Feb 2020,...
10-19-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 622
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Very cool bike and you did the frame justice with...

Very cool bike and you did the frame justice with that nice build.
10-17-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 17,994
Views: 2,035,817
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Stu, I think we’ve seen a picture here of Doofers...

Stu, I think we’ve seen a picture here of Doofers before. Next one I wanna see inside!
10-17-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 906
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Well probably the best candidate! If my...

Well probably the best candidate! If my rudimentary Latin serves, the motto is “Nothing without Pain”. I think I’d prefer “Something with maybe a little passing discomfort”.

I was going to suggest...
10-17-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17,994
Views: 2,035,817
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Well it happens every year, but always manages to...

Well it happens every year, but always manages to surprise. Went from late summer to fall in a span of 24 hours. Yesterday set out (on bikes) to watch UVA football with my kiddo. Warm and sunny, we...
10-16-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,164
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

First generation rear suspension

First generation rear suspension
10-10-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Good price for that collection. I think you might...

Good price for that collection. I think you might be right on early C Record. One thing to see is if the little plate is in place that allows the cable to be run aero. They’re devilishly hard to get...
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I agree mid 90’s. The groupset looks like ‘95-96...

I agree mid 90’s. The groupset looks like ‘95-96 to me. That’s a really nice bike.
10-09-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,255
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I tried to sell mine here, also blue, but...

I tried to sell mine here, also blue, but Columbus EL a few years ago. Not even a nibble so I gave up. It’s kind of beat up, so I decided to squeeze some 29 mm tires on it and use it as my primary...
10-01-21, 08:49 PM
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Views: 2,035,817
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yes, the headline in the paper today was “Shank...

Yes, the headline in the paper today was “Shank you very much”
10-01-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 709
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Nicely done! Here’s my ‘83. When I got it, it had...

Nicely done! Here’s my ‘83. When I got it, it had several areas, mostly along the top tube, that the PO had sanded down to bare metal. I also spent a lot of time tinting my touch up paint with...
09-30-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 376
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Wow, that is really nice! The cranks are the...

Wow, that is really nice!

The cranks are the last version of Super Record without flutes. I believe they would be ‘87. That fits with the Synchro 1 shifter although it wasn’t marketed for use with...
09-30-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17,994
Views: 2,035,817
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Western Albemarle County today around the...

Western Albemarle County today around the communities of Free Union and White Hall. Beautiful day.

...
09-30-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,906
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Well Andy I’m sure there was/is a DeRosa tucked...

Well Andy I’m sure there was/is a DeRosa tucked away in one of Bob’s closets. You and the other Stella owner “will always have North Bend” and a good story to tell. If you ask Gugie, that’s always...
09-30-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,465
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Here ya go Andy. Not very good pics, but all I...

Here ya go Andy. Not very good pics, but all I had on hand. Yours looks good and I’m sure you’ll be pleased with the ride.
...
09-27-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yes, the Soviet taper is a wild card in this. I...

Yes, the Soviet taper is a wild card in this. I think maybe you chose wisely, erring a little on the short side for your new spindle. Keep an eye out here as French thread cups come up in the sales...
09-25-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 17,994
Views: 2,035,817
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Great pics everyone. Especially you PNW guys. Get...

Great pics everyone. Especially you PNW guys. Get out there while the gettin’s good!

Beautiful weather but only time for a short ride around town today. Today, being a football Saturday, would...
09-21-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,445
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Great start. Already sorry I didn’t move heaven...

Great start. Already sorry I didn’t move heaven and earth to join in on this.

I used to ride by 4th and King regularly on my way to my ship when it was docked in the shipyards just across that...
09-19-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 21,067
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Thanks for the update! I’ve always wondered...

Thanks for the update!

I’ve always wondered if I’d rather ride up or down that hill on Cypress and I think probably would rather go down it, as scary as it can be. FYI, if you find the thread from...
09-19-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,267
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

hose that Extreme Power is hot! Not sure how...

hose that Extreme Power is hot! Not sure how closely you follow Colnago but that frame would be mid 2000’s. They also made the Extreme C, I think lighter for climbing. For those of us vintage...
09-19-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Hi doggie! I will be going to work. Maybe...

Hi doggie!

I will be going to work. Maybe 3rd time reschedule is the charm and I’ll be able to go next spring. I did a ride on Wednesday which included a super hard climb, think Kiler Canyon x 3....
09-17-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17,994
Views: 2,035,817
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Ah got it, thanks. I’ve always called that...

Ah got it, thanks. I’ve always called that “second breakfast”. Thanks to you too for your pics. I look forward to riding in Blighty one day.

Today’s route involved a short segment of gravel so I...
09-16-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,135
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

You can see my almost current list of bikes...

You can see my almost current list of bikes below. Of those my favorites are the Carrera, Tommasini, Merckx Century, DeRosa, maybe but not positively in that order. I recently got a Masi GC so we’ll...
09-16-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 784
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That would be way better gold plated like those...

That would be way better gold plated like those Campy parts.
09-16-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,267
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I’m gonna go again. This one straddles both...

I’m gonna go again. This one straddles both worlds as it’s about 25 years old. My Lampre C40. It has a steel fork!

...
09-15-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 17,994
Views: 2,035,817
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

ExPatTyke Im not sure what an elevens is but I am...

ExPatTyke Im not sure what an elevens is but I am otherwise likeminded about what I want out of an event.

Today, against my better judgment as I wasn’t feeling particularly sprightly, I decided to...
09-13-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17,994
Views: 2,035,817
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

curbtender love that picture! After a busy...

curbtender love that picture!

After a busy weekend of work, which tends to sap my vital force, I did a short ride, 13 miles, 900 feet climbing, mostly sticking to UVA Grounds. I’ve posted pics of...
09-13-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,267
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I “might” know the person that owns this. It is...

I “might” know the person that owns this. It is considered modern but still >10 years old . Colnago EPS with what people say, but we know it’s not true, 1st Gen Super Record 11 speed, Zipp 202...
09-13-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 21,067
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Fauxroica!

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Here I am putting the hammer down on Cypress...
09-12-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 815
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

No idea on the threaded hole but my guess is the...

No idea on the threaded hole but my guess is the bread was put there on purpose to soak up humidity. Works great for brown sugar.
09-11-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,445
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Enjoy and be safe fellas. I’d feel better if...

Enjoy and be safe fellas. I’d feel better if Andrew showed up a little earlier to keep everything squared away.
09-10-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 17,994
Views: 2,035,817
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

non-fixie I did not realize the Macho Man Randy...

non-fixie I did not realize the Macho Man Randy Savage was an American export. I’m not sure how I feel about that.

Took the VO Rando on some gravel riding today. Gorgeous day out but like abshipp...
09-05-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 667
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

If you want to find them sooner though, go ahead...

If you want to find them sooner though, go ahead and buy 36 more.
09-05-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I would think any damage from the crashes would...

I would think any damage from the crashes would have announced itself within a pretty short time (<1yr). The dramatic, crash causing failures are most often fork, head tube related, so I’d remove the...
09-05-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 610
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I suppose if the alternative is throw it away,...

I suppose if the alternative is throw it away, you might consider trying drilling in some sort of screw or bolt to act as a stop. In general though IME, that’s the kiss of death for a derailleur. I...
09-05-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 17,994
Views: 2,035,817
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Looking sharp Stu! Took the Bianchi out for...

Looking sharp Stu!

Took the Bianchi out for 20 around town miles which hit most of the tough hills, so 2k feet climbing....
09-05-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 484
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

There are folks out there who will emit blood...

There are folks out there who will emit blood curdling screams if you grease a Campy 10 speed square taper, but in general I think opinions are fairly evenly mixed. Me? I usually grease a little. As...
09-04-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,184
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I thought frames had to be electronic compatible,...

I thought frames had to be electronic compatible, or has that been fixed? It was one of the long list of things that has made snooping around modern frames so frustrating. Di2 compatible, disc brake...
09-02-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 17,994
Views: 2,035,817
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Storms left behind cooler temps and sunny skies....

Storms left behind cooler temps and sunny skies. Got out for 50 miles on the VO Rando. Explored a new road and got about 10 miles of gravel in. Heavy rains washed a lot of the rough gravel away...
09-02-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Now that is proper BF C+V thinking!

Now that is proper BF C+V thinking!
09-01-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 21,520
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Thanks for posting the pics everyone! Jeff, as...

Thanks for posting the pics everyone! Jeff, as always, a good eye for framing your pics and between yours and Matt's regular postings, I'm thinking of carrying a point and shoot along with me on...
08-30-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 21,520
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Excited for more pics and stories when folks get...

Excited for more pics and stories when folks get back home. Looks like gorgeous weather! Welcome to the forum Thomas (also my oldest son’s name) and way to crush it on the sweet tandem!

Best...
08-26-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,558
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Mid 90’s bikes are all over this forum. That is...

Mid 90’s bikes are all over this forum. That is one cool bike and now I have a new itch to scratch. Virginia!
08-26-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 21,520
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I must insist that someone post a pic of someone...

I must insist that someone post a pic of someone in those red track pants, hopefully with the Maglia Rosa in combo. Extra points if they don’t quite fit properly.

Hoping for the miracle cure for...
08-25-21, 11:59 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 21,520
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

You boys and girls have fun; I look forward to...

You boys and girls have fun; I look forward to the pics and ride reports! We had our long scheduled family beach week last week which left no wiggle room for trading out of my upcoming work weekend....
08-22-21, 06:23 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,093
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

A weird 6’2”. My sweet spot is a 57 cm frame, but...

A weird 6’2”. My sweet spot is a 57 cm frame, but most of my bikes are 56.
08-21-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 64,444
Views: 10,008,150
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Santana Tandem $450

I don’t really follow the tandem market, but I suspect this is a good price. I can pick up and hold or deliver to a bike shop but will not fully facilitate. Do I look crazy? Don’t answer that.
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08-17-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17,994
Views: 2,035,817
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

As always, many thanks to everyone for posting...

As always, many thanks to everyone for posting such wonderful sights! My favorite place to visit on the internet.

This is annual Spaghetti Legs family beach week in NC. The Ritchey gets boxed up...
08-14-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,780
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I’m gonna hold out for the NFT version. ...

I’m gonna hold out for the NFT version.

https://www.colnago.com/en/nft/
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