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10-21-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9,959
Views: 1,125,115
Posted By seypat

50 or 52? I'm wondering at what size the pump peg...

50 or 52? I'm wondering at what size the pump peg begins.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 817
Posted By seypat

It's that way in all products. Read the supply...

It's that way in all products. Read the supply chain issue threads. I have a wholesale/retail business. Products that cost me $15-$20 2 years ago now cost in the $40s. The freight on an individual...
10-20-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 9,959
Views: 1,125,115
Posted By seypat

It should have been. Never too late to change....

It should have been. Never too late to change. You just have to find a snazzy name for the Fuchsia/Maze. I can submit the name changes to the IM Godfather for approval. :D

It's almost back to bike...
10-16-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9,959
Views: 1,125,115
Posted By seypat

It doesn't look bent. However, it does look clean...

It doesn't look bent. However, it does look clean and shiny. Refer to post 9922.
10-15-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 8,059
Views: 2,582,947
Posted By seypat

That's a 28. I haven't needed anything smaller so...

That's a 28. I haven't needed anything smaller so far. The crank and FD are from the Suntour X1 MTB group. So, If I need a tiny granny, the FD will shift it.
10-14-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 851
Posted By seypat

Is it for the Ironman you posted in the IM...

Is it for the Ironman you posted in the IM thread? Suntour made good freewheels, but they can be hard to find. If you can't find a 13-26, the stock RD will work with a 13-28. For verification, start...
10-12-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9,959
Views: 1,125,115
Posted By seypat

Very clean and shiny! I like shiny, like the kid...

Very clean and shiny! I like shiny, like the kid in the Christmas Story likes Santa.
10-12-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9,959
Views: 1,125,115
Posted By seypat

That red really pops in the sun, as texaspandj...

That red really pops in the sun, as texaspandj can confirm.
10-11-21, 04:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 794
Posted By seypat

To be fair, I also have old school Selle Turbo...

To be fair, I also have old school Selle Turbo saddles. That makes the ride comfortable no matter which bike you're riding.
10-11-21, 04:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 794
Posted By seypat

I think that's a lot of the cycling industry....

I think that's a lot of the cycling industry. Maybe it's for gravel riding. Most of the steel roadies I know are still on 23s/25s. The exception would be the bikes that came with 27 x 1 1/4. My...
10-10-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,436
Posted By seypat

Might as well end the debate after this post. It...

Might as well end the debate after this post. It definitely answers all of the questions.
10-08-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,568
Posted By seypat

I don't know about changing chains often. I do...

I don't know about changing chains often. I do know that people in BF enjoy yanking other people's chains often. :rolleyes:
10-07-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,822
Posted By seypat

I actually was trying on the L and XL versions of...

I actually was trying on the L and XL versions of the ride jersey at a ride once. I asked the hot blonde working the table which one I should get.
She said, "Get the XL, it makes you look like less...
10-07-21, 06:15 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,096
Posted By seypat

Off topic: Why can't we get any of those station...

Off topic: Why can't we get any of those station wagons in the USA? So much better than a crossover/SUV. I know, they don't sell. That's too bad.
10-06-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,682
Posted By seypat

Meanwhile, we have a school shooting up in DFW. I...

Meanwhile, we have a school shooting up in DFW. I ask in all sincerity, which one is worse? Kids making bad decisions without thinking. Mods, you can delete if you feel the need.

The shooting...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,754
Posted By seypat

The tires under it in the pecking order might get...

The tires under it in the pecking order might get cheaper also. Sweet!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,063
Posted By seypat

If it's tinkering and newest you seek, then buy a...

If it's tinkering and newest you seek, then buy a new frame and the new groupset. Build up a new bike. Then do it again in six months with that other groupset you're coveting.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,173
Posted By seypat

Actually, I was thinking of this song. BITD it...

Actually, I was thinking of this song. BITD it was the song played at *****tonks and roadhouses when the main lights got turned on and the people were told to exit the premises. "Closing Time" is a...
09-26-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,436
Posted By seypat

The answer is 42.

The answer is 42.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,152
Posted By seypat

I think the main advantage to a super expensive...

I think the main advantage to a super expensive saddle is it makes your wallet and overall weight lighter. That could help you shave 10 seconds off your next 2 hour ride. Definitely a positive.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,173
Posted By seypat

I think an important factor in deciding which...

I think an important factor in deciding which system to get is:

Which system is going to give you the better excuse for being slow? I think most riders have uttered the old, "it feels like I got a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,173
Posted By seypat

I'll shovel some more coal into the box. Let's...

I'll shovel some more coal into the box. Let's get it rolling.

How long before we see ABS? Even more important, how long before we see the calipers painted to match the frame like on a tuner car?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,173
Posted By seypat

I know, it's a catch 22 situation. One player I...

I know, it's a catch 22 situation. One player I caddied for had a ball/driver/putter deal with company X. I didn't know that when I got his bag for the week. On the range and through the practice...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 06:01 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,173
Posted By seypat

Who said anything about hating disc brakes? I...

Who said anything about hating disc brakes? I might prefer discs also. But that's not the point here. The OP started a thread stating that the pros prefer disc brakes because there are no rim brakes...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 04:35 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,173
Posted By seypat

The reality is that if you prefer rim brakes, but...

The reality is that if you prefer rim brakes, but am a rider on that team, you'll be riding discs like the rest of the team members. You'll also be talking about how great they are or keeping your...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,173
Posted By seypat

Teams are going to ride what their sponsors tell...

Teams are going to ride what their sponsors tell them to ride. I used to caddie some on one of the pro golf tours BITD. Pay to play was/is a way of life. Taking the money instead of staying with...
09-15-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 52,992
Posted By seypat

I think the main reason I ride vintage steel...

I think the main reason I ride vintage steel bikes is because they let me experience cycling on my own terms. That can mean a lot of different things. One thing is that i'm just out riding a bike....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 05:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By seypat

Another option would be a bottle/bottle cage...

Another option would be a bottle/bottle cage behind the saddle. The tool kit/bag would then go in one of the frame bottle cages.
...
09-10-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,311
Posted By seypat

Ask and you shall receive. ...

Ask and you shall receive.

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09-10-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,311
Posted By seypat

As found. ...

As found.

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09-09-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 784
Posted By seypat

Maybe the head tube was painted by a previous...

Maybe the head tube was painted by a previous owner to match? Here's my SR Semi for reference.
...
09-09-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,415
Posted By seypat

It might be the color also. That's really...

It might be the color also. That's really important, maybe.
09-09-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 784
Posted By seypat

Looks like a racier version of my 83 SR Semi Pro....

Looks like a racier version of my 83 SR Semi Pro. No fork/DO eyelets. Shifter bosses. I'm guessing a SR Professional or Maxima. The serial # format matches the one on my bike.
09-08-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,782
Posted By seypat

Is it winter already? It's still hot where I live.

Is it winter already? It's still hot where I live.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,118
Posted By seypat

If you're a $hitty climber like me, you have a...

If you're a $hitty climber like me, you have a triple......... and a large cluster in back. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,118
Posted By seypat

Ahh, the appeal of the triple. You get to keep...

Ahh, the appeal of the triple. You get to keep your standard chainrings, and have a granny as well.
09-07-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 6,039
Posted By seypat

I appears I've walked into a men's bathroom. ...

I appears I've walked into a men's bathroom.
:fight:
09-07-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,607
Posted By seypat

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Max Rockatansky"s bike. The last year of the Centurion Turbos. Proud to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By seypat

I get a pai of active sunglasses when I get a new...

I get a pai of active sunglasses when I get a new pair of glasses. Not cycling specific. I wear them for all outdoor activities.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,747
Posted By seypat

Lots of them, all C&V. Once you get your sizing...

Lots of them, all C&V. Once you get your sizing down, it's not difficult.
09-02-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,076
Posted By seypat

Does the group the OP rides with include some...

Does the group the OP rides with include some fighter pilots with nicknames like Iceman and Goose? Maybe a guy named Maverick? Just wondering.
09-01-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9,959
Views: 1,125,115
Posted By seypat

I think there were 4 Centurions there. Mine,...

I think there were 4 Centurions there.

Mine, the Road Warrior:
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A...
09-01-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9,959
Views: 1,125,115
Posted By seypat

Ok. Back from the HNH with the report: My...

Ok. Back from the HNH with the report:

My father had a medical procedure the week before so I ended up having to go to Abilene first before heading to WF. Put 520 miles on my rental car in 4 days....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,919
Posted By seypat

Great opportunity for Microshift. There's a void...

Great opportunity for Microshift. There's a void waiting to be filled.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,715
Posted By seypat

It's dangerous because it could lead to the half...

It's dangerous because it could lead to the half wheeler getting the Cinzano treatment.
08-26-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,275
Posted By seypat

I don't have any. The only one I'd consider would...

I don't have any. The only one I'd consider would be a likeness of Herve Villechaize. That would be getting into fantasy territory, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,047
Posted By seypat

They make fine boots. Highly recommended by Jack...

They make fine boots. Highly recommended by Jack Colton and Joan Wilder.
08-26-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 861
Posted By seypat

I shipped one on Thursday/Friday last week from...

I shipped one on Thursday/Friday last week from VA to Texas. It arrived on Monday. I'll pick it up tomorrow. I put everything in there for the ride. 48lbs of bike stuff. $81 and some change via...
08-25-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,275
Posted By seypat

I think it's bee-rests and thighs. We talking...

I think it's bee-rests and thighs. We talking about chicken, right? :innocent:
08-23-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,152
Posted By seypat

I certainly am.

I certainly am.
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