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10-17-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By jamesdak

This is how I had it set up when my son took off...

This is how I had it set up when my son took off with it.

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10-17-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By jamesdak

Upgraded the Schwinn 684 today.

Well, I've had this listed locally for a few months since I got it back from my son. Lot's of people that wanted to "come see it", but no one ever showed up. So today after killing the knees moving...
10-17-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 3,048
Views: 753,444
Posted By jamesdak

Took this one out yesterday. This bike came to...

Took this one out yesterday. This bike came to me in trade this year but I'm probably not going to keep it. Nice ride though but I have a better geared, lighter triple setup already.


...
10-16-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By jamesdak

Now something like this shows up. Been looking...

Now something like this shows up. Been looking forever and finally gave up and got a new Pashley Guv'nor.

That is a beauty, good luck with the sale!
10-16-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,639
Posted By jamesdak

This one has seen some updates so I thought I'd...

This one has seen some updates so I thought I'd put up a couple of new quick pics.

Silver Velo Orange seatpost to match the color and shape even of the stem.

Then I just added some yellow...
10-16-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By jamesdak

A different take on a vintage trike.

In the local ads.....

https://classifieds.ksl.com/listing/65652577

Never seen the like myself.
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10-15-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4,611
Views: 472,349
Posted By jamesdak

Still hacking away at the CAAD 8. Today was...

Still hacking away at the CAAD 8. Today was nothing major just swapped in some Look Keo Blade pedals and put on a new saddle that came in the mail today. And just now I swapped out the Vittoria...
10-15-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 741
Posted By jamesdak

How it looks with the preferred saddle on there....

How it looks with the preferred saddle on there. I like the splash of red that helps to tie it together. Now to see how that saddle rides under me.
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10-14-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,136
Posted By jamesdak

I will point out that when getting my bike I...

I will point out that when getting my bike I purposely chose the upgraded roller brakes for improved cooling even though I don't think I'll have an issue. Just pointing out that there are various...
10-11-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 741
Posted By jamesdak

LOL, well it does have to be rideable too. ...

LOL, well it does have to be rideable too. Funny how we all see things like that though. For us C&V guys that looks odd. Then you set up a threadless stem level like our beloved quill stems and...
10-11-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,128
Posted By jamesdak

LOL!!!!! I can't even remember the last time I...

LOL!!!!! I can't even remember the last time I was in a Walmart and certainly not for a bike.
...
10-10-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 550
Posted By jamesdak

I love that shifter!!!

I love that shifter!!!
10-10-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,006
Posted By jamesdak

That is a real beauty!

That is a real beauty!
10-10-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 746
Posted By jamesdak

On my ride today, all the peaks surrounding the...

On my ride today, all the peaks surrounding the valley I live in got a fair amount yesterday.
...
10-09-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 741
Posted By jamesdak

opinions - purely looks and not really C&V

Ok, just asking here because this is the forum I spend all my time and the people who's opinion I trust. Mods please don't move.

I've been sorting out the mechanical issues on a Cannondale I...
10-09-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,255
Posted By jamesdak

I had a Designer 84 that was too large for me but...

I had a Designer 84 that was too large for me but rode like magic. Such a good bike and despite downsizing my collection the right size CIOCC would find room. I bet this will make someone a great...
10-06-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 750
Posted By jamesdak

Dang, what gears are you running that allow you...

Dang, what gears are you running that allow you to pedal at 45+ mph? With a 53/11 combo that's like a cadence of 120. You must be super smooth at high cadence...
10-06-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 794
Posted By jamesdak

Or the full deal! ;) ...

Or the full deal! ;)

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x844/softride41_88161a6c29a88c3bdb19243fc32d3ebe192553ee.jpg

Comfortable and fast as a scalded cat!
10-03-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,601
Posted By jamesdak

:twitchy: I'm the jealous type! ;)

:twitchy: I'm the jealous type! ;)
10-02-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,646
Posted By jamesdak

Nothing fancy but a few of mine over the years. ...

Nothing fancy but a few of mine over the years.

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Giordana Antares...
10-01-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4,611
Views: 472,349
Posted By jamesdak

Here's a whole gallery of Paletti pics: ...

Here's a whole gallery of Paletti pics:

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/paletti

I'm currently in a love/hate relationship with a Cannondale CAAD8. It should be really fast but instead I'm having to...
10-01-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,601
Posted By jamesdak

Alright, this morning I finally took the time to...

Alright, this morning I finally took the time to tackle the always loosening headset on the Paletti. Appears to have just needed another spacer so that the locknut could do it's job. Then I took...
10-01-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 500
Posted By jamesdak

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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From the Team USA bikes....
10-01-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4,611
Views: 472,349
Posted By jamesdak

Well this morning a finally addressed the headset...

Well this morning a finally addressed the headset on the Paletti. Been having issues since the first couple of rides after it was built up. Kept loosening. At first I thought it just wasn't tightened...
09-30-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 377
Posted By jamesdak

That is so beautiful! Congrats on a great find.

That is so beautiful! Congrats on a great find.
09-30-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,907
Posted By jamesdak

I guess I'd have to quantify my collection as...

I guess I'd have to quantify my collection as ever changing and driven by the bikes that "speak" to me out on the road. I do like having those bikes that are sorta rare and different even if nothing...
09-30-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 500
Posted By jamesdak

Sorry we're usually a little more helpful around...

Sorry we're usually a little more helpful around here.

Try this thread to start:

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1190351-reynolds-555-tubing.html
09-30-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,601
Posted By jamesdak

Well it really hurt but I got the Cannondale into...

Well it really hurt but I got the Cannondale into the club finally. Took like 6 or 7 rides and even today did not go well. It just feels sorta like I'm pedaling through mud all the time on this...
09-26-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3,048
Views: 753,444
Posted By jamesdak

Well today I took this one out that I got last...

Well today I took this one out that I got last year. It surprised me and turned in my fastest paced ride of the year.
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09-19-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4,611
Views: 472,349
Posted By jamesdak

Today I was working on the first Specialized...

Today I was working on the first Specialized Allez I've gotten my hands on. Had put several sets of wheels for sale locally yesterday and I guy came up yesterday to get a set for his Allez. We...
09-19-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,601
Posted By jamesdak

No riding Saturday, rains kept rolling through...

No riding Saturday, rains kept rolling through and I'm wimpier now than I used to be when it comes to raining in the rain. Headed out this morning on the CAAD8 but had an issue with the FD right...
09-18-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,597
Posted By jamesdak

Just thought I'd update this a it to capture...

Just thought I'd update this a it to capture where I took this bike. I got it about the same time I realized I needed to majorly downsize the collection. So the mindset of late has been just to sort...
09-17-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,135
Posted By jamesdak

Are you talking about a Schwinn Prologue, the...

Are you talking about a Schwinn Prologue, the Panasonic built beauties? I had one of those for years too. Mine was a cosmetically challenged old race bike running a good Dura Ace setup. Had it in...
09-16-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,135
Posted By jamesdak

Well.... I guess I can share my answer to this...

Well.... I guess I can share my answer to this sort of along the same lines. Especially considering how much of the stable I have let go this past year.

So, along that train of thought what I have...
09-16-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,467
Posted By jamesdak

I love banana's but living in Hawaii for awhile...

I love banana's but living in Hawaii for awhile sort of ruined them for me. Those oversized things stores sell have no real flavor compared to real banana's picked fresh.
09-15-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,601
Posted By jamesdak

Well I'm an empty-nester now and think of these...

Well I'm an empty-nester now and think of these as my kids. On top of that I'm in Utah and influenced by all the big LDS families around me. I'm just trying to keep up, LOL!!!
09-15-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,601
Posted By jamesdak

Well, the blue Lemond made it into the "club"...

Well, the blue Lemond made it into the "club" today also. Just not sure if it really counts. Was put back on Prednisone yesterday to try and clear up my lungs. Makes me really agitated and I...
09-14-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 801
Posted By jamesdak

Couldn't agree....less. :p ...

Couldn't agree....less. :p


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Really, really good ride with a wonderful old...
09-14-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 20,437
Posted By jamesdak

I guess I never shared this here. Mid 90's Duell...

I guess I never shared this here. Mid 90's Duell Vienna built up with a modern mix of Campagnolo Record/Super Record parts. Don't mind the handlebars....unusual miscommunication between me and the...
09-13-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,261
Posted By jamesdak

Well I can say the the "color" of my sidewalls...

Well I can say the the "color" of my sidewalls vary rarely matters to me. All bikes are made to be ridden and tires are consumable. I pick tires for capability not looks except in a few examples...
09-13-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,261
Posted By jamesdak

:thumb: They really aren't. ...

:thumb: They really aren't.

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Of course I'll me the first to admit I spend...
09-13-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,261
Posted By jamesdak

If your white bartape doesn't look like this you...

If your white bartape doesn't look like this you are neglecting your bike.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x501/170903818_26e2d176eb7d46abfc688b87e1af7fb21133017e.jpg
09-12-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,650
Posted By jamesdak

Very cool! My son just mentioned yesterday...

Very cool!

My son just mentioned yesterday about applying for a job at Enve. I was like, "Do it!", as I thought about employee discounts on wheels. LOL!
09-11-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 801
Posted By jamesdak

Yep, my Klein has a wonderfully done paint job on...

Yep, my Klein has a wonderfully done paint job on it.

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x717/klein21_4ec1efcd7d865eed3befdfb2b95ba69130cbf476.jpg
I don't have any...
09-11-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 801
Posted By jamesdak

I'm a fan of the patriotic color scheme myself...

I'm a fan of the patriotic color scheme myself and like mentioned above. I don't see much color coming out on bike myself anymore.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,747
Posted By jamesdak

Yep, like others have said. I usually don't but...

Yep, like others have said. I usually don't but I mainly buy vintage bikes. I do fully inspect it and all but mainly I'm concerned with making sure it can be adjusted for my specific fit and then...
09-09-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 11,845
Posted By jamesdak

LOL, I'll be that guy. I do all the time. ...

LOL, I'll be that guy. I do all the time. Can't hear cars for the wind noise anyway so why not. I ride solo also. I do wear a rear view mirror though and find that works much, much better for...
09-07-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,771
Posted By jamesdak

Well...since this has turned into a car thread...

Well...since this has turned into a car thread more than anything. I'll play.

Got this crazy modified 2002 "ti" in Germany back in the mid 80's. Smokin' fast due to the mods and great handling....
09-07-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3,048
Views: 753,444
Posted By jamesdak

LOL, I ran into the same "problem" this summer. ...

LOL, I ran into the same "problem" this summer. It started off with me being curious about a mid 90's Klein Quantum II. Picked it up, fell in love with the paint, and then fell in love with the...
09-03-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 52,992
Posted By jamesdak

LOL, It's the times I leave the C & V to play on...

LOL, It's the times I leave the C & V to play on the General or Road forums that make me so appreciate the C & V. No one on the C & V feels the need to always try to pick fights like here and the...
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