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06-11-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,386
Posted By AJI125

I've got those concrete slabs on the main roads...

I've got those concrete slabs on the main roads around my neighborhood area and most of my general area. They use backer rod stuff and caulk every few years but it's usually gone after the next...
06-07-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,733
Posted By AJI125

Had to find a picture not showing the brifters so...

Had to find a picture not showing the brifters so I don't get banished...

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06-07-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17,368
Views: 1,878,447
Posted By AJI125

Elephant Rock organized ride in Castle Rock...

Elephant Rock organized ride in Castle Rock (https://www.rollmassif.com/elephantrock/), 62 beautiful miles yesterday with the best man from my wedding (now lives up in Vail and we both have young...
05-28-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 505
Posted By AJI125

I have some too and they're great! I went looking...

I have some too and they're great! I went looking for this last night on the phone but couldn't find it, good job finding the link.
05-28-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,733
Posted By AJI125

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Pikes Peak in the Background, interesting timing since I'm riding by Longs Peak...
05-28-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 17,368
Views: 1,878,447
Posted By AJI125

Early morning 22mi out and back to Daniel's Park...

Early morning 22mi out and back to Daniel's Park to get a little climb and see the bison.
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05-27-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,733
Posted By AJI125

Few entries from today's ride (never tried this...

Few entries from today's ride (never tried this picture angle before). Gotta figure out the distance focus!

Handlebars are a bit busy. Left the extra water bottle holders on there for now as I'm...
05-26-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By AJI125

GLWS! The catalog calls it "Cannibal Orange"....

GLWS! The catalog calls it "Cannibal Orange". Love this look. For those interested in more geometry details this looks like a 55cm '97:...
05-17-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 798
Posted By AJI125

I'm using one of these same vintage with 46/30...

I'm using one of these same vintage with 46/30 rings, 8s chain, 8s Ergos, 8s 90s Athena FD and works great.
05-07-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 17,368
Views: 1,878,447
Posted By AJI125

Greening Up

Spring is here! We got some good rain in the last week, really greened up the dry plains. Hopefully we don't get too much overgrowth, as we're forecast for a dry summer and all that dry grass can...
04-30-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 17,368
Views: 1,878,447
Posted By AJI125

Ha you make a good point! It was a fantastic...

Ha you make a good point! It was a fantastic descent down US-40 on the opposite side. Perfect weather. More traffic than usual (didn't think about that on a Friday compared to a weekend, but makes...
04-30-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17,368
Views: 1,878,447
Posted By AJI125

Lookout Mountain and Red Rocks. My longest ride...

Lookout Mountain and Red Rocks. My longest ride (66) and most climbing (5100+) to date.

Every time I see it I’m in awe of the beauty of Red Rocks. Been a few years since I saw a show there, but...
04-26-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17,368
Views: 1,878,447
Posted By AJI125

Moonset / Sunrise

Back to early morning rides, roads/paths mostly to myself. Interesting riding towards a full (or nearly full) moon setting and then riding towards a sunrise later.

Chatfield State Park in Colorado...
04-20-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 17,368
Views: 1,878,447
Posted By AJI125

Sorry for your loss. I've never really gotten...

Sorry for your loss. I've never really gotten over a significant loss, but with time I find I start to look back with appreciation on the positive impacts the person (or pet) had on my life and how...
04-12-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,194
Posted By AJI125

Just a quick note. Loving the 700x33 Soma Supple...

Just a quick note. Loving the 700x33 Soma Supple Vitesse SL on my 82 Trek 613. Paired with latex tubes it's a heavenly combination: forgiving and fast. Pumping up before a ride hasn't been a hassle....
04-11-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 17,368
Views: 1,878,447
Posted By AJI125

Deer Creek

All the creeks, Elk Creek, Turkey Creek, Deer Creek. Aka Deer Creek Canyon loop. Another wonderful ride I can hit from my doorstep.

This ride had extra meaning for me, as I crashed descending...
03-31-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 17,368
Views: 1,878,447
Posted By AJI125

Sneaking out at Lunch

WFH has its perks. Blessed to live 10-15 minutes ride from Chatfield State Park, a bike haven. Got fenders and a 46/30 on the Trek now - better fit for my riding.
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03-29-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,784
Posted By AJI125

Because everyone wants this thread to continue......

Because everyone wants this thread to continue... got some RAL samples so thought I’d add a couple more pictures. Columbia coatings RAL-6027 is indistinguishable to me on the swatches from either...
03-29-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 918
Posted By AJI125

Dang, I'm guessing I'm not the only one getting...

Dang, I'm guessing I'm not the only one getting all hot and bothered by these bikes you're posting...
GLWS what a beauty, looks redone very well
03-27-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 62,165
Views: 9,413,092
Posted By AJI125

Smorgasbord

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/520921492229904/

Paramounts, parts, rims, saddles, wheels... sorry not sorry for tagging CO_Hoya Brewsmith

edit: not mine, and ad info added


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03-24-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 62,165
Views: 9,413,092
Posted By AJI125

Ernie Clements

Now this one has some charm for sure. 531 straight gauge. Somewhat/mostly there? Check out the interesting rear dropouts and the 4 speed/fixed rear hub! $300
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03-14-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,179
Posted By AJI125

I rode one like this for 1,000 miles or so...

I rode one like this for 1,000 miles or so without it coming loose or spontaneously combusting. Might tighten up a tad depending on preload when you reassemble. Maybe get in the habit of tightening...
03-09-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8,003
Views: 2,484,713
Posted By AJI125

New Bike Day: ‘82 Trek 613

Early 90s 8s Campagnolo (hodgepodge SRAM cassette with custom spacers). First gen Record Ergos. Croce crank thanks to Bikerider007 . Record (I think, thanks to Brewsmith ) RD with a Record OR cage...
03-09-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,784
Posted By AJI125

I fully endorse bending them. It does actually...

I fully endorse bending them. It does actually change the reflection a bit. I bent the matte black swatch (and 3 others) and held it around the fork steerer where I had some of the original paint. I...
03-07-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3,977
Views: 375,047
Posted By AJI125

PM if interested. Got a red “Aero Cromoly” LeMond...

PM if interested. Got a red “Aero Cromoly” LeMond fork, steerer about 158. Old chromed Fuji Hi-Ten fork from a Royale, with high rake ~59mm, about 165mm steerer.
...
03-04-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 731
Posted By AJI125

What he said :) 1988 Dealer Parts Catalog. ...

What he said :)

1988 Dealer Parts Catalog.

Athena
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Chorus
02-25-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,476
Posted By AJI125

Excited to see how this gets built back up into a...

Excited to see how this gets built back up into a fine machine! Build it up however you want as long as it's late 1980s/early 1990s Campagnolo (just kidding). Headset looks like maybe the Chorus...
02-25-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,201
Posted By AJI125

First saw Oliver's work on the Google 650b group....

First saw Oliver's work on the Google 650b group. I've emailed back and forth with him about my Bianchi and he's currently my primary option when I get around to it, and he's been really helpful. If...
02-23-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 62,165
Views: 9,413,092
Posted By AJI125

Was going to tag you, as I remembered you were up...

Was going to tag you, as I remembered you were up north a bit, but was on my phone and didn't remember your username had the underscore (kept trying CO-).
02-22-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 62,165
Views: 9,413,092
Posted By AJI125

Buy this Merckx now

Spare me the pain of knowing this is a 1h drive away. Anyone...? I don’t even want to type out any details. I even had to save the picture on my
phone...
...
02-15-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By AJI125

You need both. One 650b one 700c, or one brifters...

You need both. One 650b one 700c, or one brifters one DTs, or one SS one geared, or one silver components one black components.
Sincerely,
Devil on your shoulder
12-04-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By AJI125

Just got a pump from Stevensb and was nicely...

Just got a pump from Stevensb and was nicely wrapped in foamy stuff inside of a poster tube. GLWS!
11-26-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 62,165
Views: 9,413,092
Posted By AJI125

Oh no! Feel that pang of responsibility from...

Oh no! Feel that pang of responsibility from posting it! Sorry to hear. Usually FB seems a bit less likely for the sketchy seller crowd. If you want me to do some local based discussion with the...
11-09-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By AJI125

I was curious as I may pick up a pair in the...

I was curious as I may pick up a pair in the future so I looked at the MKS site. Have Sylvan tourings on the turbo trainer bike right now. Looks like the AR-2 is better with wider shoes?
...
11-02-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By AJI125

Don’t have one myself but saw this recently: ...

Don’t have one myself but saw this recently:
NIB/NOS Campagnolo #636 Chainstay Cable Housing Stop Clamp for Rear Derailleur: Chrome Steel - 5/8" Bolt/Nut (Many Available) - Bike Recyclery...
10-23-20, 05:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 710
Posted By AJI125

More detail on the axles: And a...

More detail on the axles:



And a follow-up:
10-23-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 710
Posted By AJI125

Converting 8s Campagnolo FH to 9/10/11s

I foolishly posted this off topic in another thread. Hoping to make this a resource for interested parties I decided to delete there, and put in a new thread. This is not my info but I found it...
10-21-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,524
Posted By AJI125

They make/made quite a few. Here's the Campy 9->...

They make/made quite a few. Here's the Campy 9-> 8: https://www.euroasiaimports.com/productcart/pc/Wheel-Mfg-SHIFT-8-Spacer-Kit-154p5684.htm
A few of what they have/had:...
10-21-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,524
Posted By AJI125

Are you dealing with an 8s freehub body?...

Are you dealing with an 8s freehub body? https://branfordbike.com/new-page-1 Looks like some bodies might fit 9s cassettes with some notching, others might not.

There is a 9/8 conversion kit from...
10-19-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By AJI125

Bumpin' it up. These are so cool and classy....

Bumpin' it up. These are so cool and classy. Someone buy them before I convince myself that I need these (they are my size and I got some pedals they'd work with, on an Italian bike with almost full...
10-07-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3,977
Views: 375,047
Posted By AJI125

I believe these make great 650b conversions based...

I believe these make great 650b conversions based on past reading. If it was close I'd find it hard to resist, especially at that price...
09-28-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,056
Posted By AJI125

Nice work on the paint! Love the makeshift stand...

Nice work on the paint! Love the makeshift stand you got going there with the bucket and funnel. I sawed off the bottom knob from an old wooden baseball bat (splintered barrel and cracked knob) I had...
09-21-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 15,889
Posted By AJI125

1999 LeMond Buenos Aires with a hi ten Fuji fork...

1999 LeMond Buenos Aires with a hi ten Fuji fork (all about that rake...) and some 650b-ness with a triple that wants to be a subcompact. Worst fender lines west of the Mississippi. All I’ve been...
09-15-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 20,314
Views: 3,461,078
Posted By AJI125

OK this guy seriously cracked me up. ...

OK this guy seriously cracked me up.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/749606592505669/Listing description:
Size large tall bike. Seriously, you gotta be 6' to ride. I didn't make this...
08-27-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 90,253
Posted By AJI125

Thanks orangeology for another smooth...

Thanks orangeology for another smooth transaction. Fast shipping, exactly as described. Now I have to get that project going... :foo:
08-20-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By AJI125

PM'd ... how can I resist free. Might have an...

PM'd ... how can I resist free. Might have an application for it on the next project
08-13-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 20,314
Views: 3,461,078
Posted By AJI125

Negative Rake

High trail for the win? Maybe should’ve looked at the BikesDirect assembly guide a little better. Tempted to message the seller but...... to open that can of worms?

...
08-07-20, 04:53 AM
Replies: 62,165
Views: 9,413,092
Posted By AJI125

Carlton Catalina, Capella Lugs, $100

Nice for the age looking Carlton. Mostly original (at least from the included pictures), saddle swapped out, snapped top tube cable guide and stop it appears. Who doesn't love a cottered crank!? Had...
08-05-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By AJI125

Rear Dropout cable guide?

I saw this on one of the 3Rensho in the for sale forum (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1209416-fs-3rensho-full-dura-ace-ax-pantographed-bits.html)

Is this type of cable guide...
08-01-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 865
Posted By AJI125

Take your time, this headset won’t be anywhere...

Take your time, this headset won’t be anywhere other than the drawer. Some quick measurements yesterday were just <33 stack with the washer but I’m talking quick so no guarantees. I actually have the...
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