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02-02-23, 09:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,079
Posted By seypat

I didn't know mechanical was that slow. I thought...

I didn't know mechanical was that slow. I thought all of the modern groupsets shifted great. At least that's what you read here on the forums.
02-02-23, 09:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 681
Posted By seypat

Looks like you could turn right at the stoplight,...

Looks like you could turn right at the stoplight, then left into that parking lot. Make your way from there back onto the street you wanted to continue on. If you had to, of course.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-23, 11:40 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 56,246
Posted By seypat

This never gets old either. :lol: ...

This never gets old either. :lol:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7R6zzUc7-w
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-23, 09:01 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 56,246
Posted By seypat

These never get old. Might not work under a...

These never get old. Might not work under a helmet, though.

https://www.oakley.com/en-us/concept-studio/over-the-top
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-23, 06:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,195
Posted By seypat

Specific to this thread, they might not have any...

Specific to this thread, they might not have any notariety or importance to a younger/newer buyer, good or bad. So the discussion you and I are having may have absolutely no bearing on the OP's...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-23, 06:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,195
Posted By seypat

People remember and take note of the things of...

People remember and take note of the things of the time period that started/peaked their interest. Pinarello won their first GT and a Vuelta-Giro double before that. The 2nd with the winner running a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-23, 03:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,195
Posted By seypat

I'm sorry, I just can't get over the name. It's...

I'm sorry, I just can't get over the name. It's amazing what little nitpicky things will sour a person's decisions. And what's up with naming a Italian company's model Paris? Parigi might have been a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-23, 03:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,195
Posted By seypat

I actually like external cabling myself. It's a...

I actually like external cabling myself. It's a place you can add some contrasting color without logos/decals. Plus, with the rest of the stuff hanging like lights, bottles/cages, Varia, saddle, etc....
01-31-23, 12:07 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,930
Posted By seypat

Dang, I'm torn now after reading this thread. I...

Dang, I'm torn now after reading this thread. I was going to get a Strave membership and upgrade one of my bikes to electronic shifting. Now it appears I'll have to wait on the Strava membership so I...
01-31-23, 07:45 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,212
Posted By seypat

In somewhat related news, I do a half marathon...

In somewhat related news, I do a half marathon around St. Patrick's Day every year.(St. Patrick's day is my birthday) I take a yoga class 3 times a week with the weekend session on Saturday morning....
01-31-23, 07:22 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,212
Posted By seypat

Nice! A full featured gym close to your house...

Nice! A full featured gym close to your house beats a home gym every time. Plus, you can shower/shave, etc using their facilities/water. Win, win. Pro tip from a gym rat:

Buy the 3 pack of Master...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-23, 04:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 731
Posted By seypat

One other thing to remember. You can't force...

One other thing to remember. You can't force anything on them. Expose them to lots of different things and see what takes. Their lives won't go exactly as you have them planned. Nothing wrong with...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-23, 02:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,195
Posted By seypat

It is. But even with the upturned, rivited old...

It is. But even with the upturned, rivited old school saddle, the orange one will be hotter than the white Prince. Same for your Stork. Hot colors > white every time. Not really feeling the Prince...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-23, 02:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,195
Posted By seypat

The orange one above is pretty sweet looking!

The orange one above is pretty sweet looking!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-23, 10:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 731
Posted By seypat

One of the best answers so far. Once they hit...

One of the best answers so far. Once they hit school age the parents become taxis. Divide and conquer becomes the norm with the factions going separate ways to get everything covered. As for...
01-30-23, 07:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,489
Posted By seypat

Somewhat related story from this weekend. I had a...

Somewhat related story from this weekend. I had a "gentle yoga" class on Saturday and an 8 mile training run for an upcoming 1/2 marathon yesterday. After the run yesterday, I walked in the house and...
01-30-23, 07:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,489
Posted By seypat

Keiser's are indeed great spin bikes.

Keiser's are indeed great spin bikes.
01-30-23, 07:19 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,930
Posted By seypat

I'm not a Strava user, but it seems like cheap...

I'm not a Strava user, but it seems like cheap entertainment for what some people get out of it.
01-28-23, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10,439
Views: 1,356,561
Posted By seypat

Good story on one of the sellers at this swap....

Good story on one of the sellers at this swap. It's worth a look.

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1262087-madison-swap-2023-date-announced-jan-21-a.html
01-27-23, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10,439
Views: 1,356,561
Posted By seypat

Also Hot! The ultra rare good match of saddle/bar...

Also Hot! The ultra rare good match of saddle/bar tape.
01-27-23, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10,439
Views: 1,356,561
Posted By seypat

Hot!

Hot!
01-26-23, 05:44 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,789
Posted By seypat

The video version of this series has been on...

The video version of this series has been on RetroCrush or Midnight Pulp a lot lately.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yowamushi_Pedal
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-23, 04:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 694
Posted By seypat

Contact a loca running club. They can get you...

Contact a loca running club. They can get you started. You can train for distances up to a half marathon by yourself in your neighborhood. For a full, it's better to train with a group mainly for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-23, 03:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 694
Posted By seypat

Well, if you're serious, I'll give you a brief...

Well, if you're serious, I'll give you a brief rundown of the 3 BQ races I have experience with:


MCM is the people's marathon. Big time with lots of energy around the event. Logistics can be...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-23, 02:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 694
Posted By seypat

Yep, you can either qualify, or buy your way in...

Yep, you can either qualify, or buy your way in with someone's cash.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-23, 01:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 694
Posted By seypat

Really you should do everything/all you can....

Really you should do everything/all you can. Cross training might make you a little sloer on the bike,(or not) but it's better for your overall health.
01-26-23, 09:45 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,016
Posted By seypat

+1.

+1.
01-26-23, 09:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,003
Posted By seypat

This popped up on the "Looking for, Ebay" thread....

This popped up on the "Looking for, Ebay" thread. Find a facilitator. Maybe the C & V pipeline can get it to you.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-23, 08:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 694
Posted By seypat

Realize that you have to qualify for Boston. The...

Realize that you have to qualify for Boston. The only way I'll ever get in is to live long enough to age into a age group without many competitors left. They did have a virtual race during the...
01-25-23, 03:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,286
Posted By seypat

A couple more C & V fakes: ...

A couple more C & V fakes:

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1266677-did-colnagos-ever-have-widow-s-peak-headset.html
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-23, 10:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 694
Posted By seypat

Run and jump fast twitch athlete all my life....

Run and jump fast twitch athlete all my life. College basketball player. I got Plantar Fasciitis in my early 40s. Couldn't get rid of it, so I quit golf, basketball and the other court sports. Then I...
01-24-23, 07:41 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,005
Posted By seypat

That pretty much explains it.

That pretty much explains it.
01-24-23, 05:28 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,005
Posted By seypat

I think some of the mtb triples fds had 24-26t...

I think some of the mtb triples fds had 24-26t ranges bitd. A 70t ring would put the fd way up on the ST though.

Suntour had some that would do 24t.
...
01-23-23, 02:50 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,016
Posted By seypat

I guess some are passionate about something,...

I guess some are passionate about something, whatever that is.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fj5k6toS7i8
01-23-23, 01:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 855
Posted By seypat

Backstory on the frame in the above pic. The...

Backstory on the frame in the above pic.

The builder, Chris Fiorini was amazed it still existed. The nameless guy had it for sale for $400 firm. A 19 year old kid drove 2.5 hrs from Iowa with his...
01-23-23, 12:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 855
Posted By seypat

Here is a pic sent to me by someone that was...

Here is a pic sent to me by someone that was there, but shall remain nameless. The other person in the pic is the actual builder of the frame in the background. One of 2 built in 86. I'll put the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-23, 09:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,039
Posted By seypat

If the two bike fits diverge a lot, at least the...

If the two bike fits diverge a lot, at least the OP knows which brand/model to buy.
01-22-23, 11:19 AM
Replies: 74,098
Views: 12,046,163
Posted By seypat

After looking at the picture again, that is one...

After looking at the picture again, that is one beautiful bike!
01-22-23, 09:06 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,707
Posted By seypat

For me it's about the taste. Specifically, the...

For me it's about the taste. Specifically, the bad taste. Bad taste means no reason to drink it. Simple as that. The one and only dip of snuff I tried was Copenhagen. That crap was burning the...
01-21-23, 07:24 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,054
Posted By seypat

The "Man they call Nobody" with a Nago. I heard...

The "Man they call Nobody" with a Nago. I heard he is the fastest gun in the West, or was that someone else that looks like him? :D
...
01-21-23, 07:08 AM
Replies: 74,098
Views: 12,046,163
Posted By seypat

Not for sale, just a bike at an event a few years...

Not for sale, just a bike at an event a few years ago. Seems like the person said it weighed around 68lbs.
...
01-20-23, 09:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,286
Posted By seypat

Here is a picture of my Trek 412 waiting for it's...

Here is a picture of my Trek 412 waiting for it's Masi decals in response to the Breaking Away Masi replica bike from a Trek thread and the Making a De Rosa thread from a few years ago. :D

Edit:...
01-20-23, 09:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,286
Posted By seypat

Here's another with a link in the thread to the...

Here's another with a link in the thread to the original thread where the person made the imposter. The bike changes hands and is relisted with no indication of it being a replica.
...
01-20-23, 09:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,286
Posted By seypat

They come through often enough. Here's one here. ...

They come through often enough. Here's one here.

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1265931-fake-colnago.html
01-20-23, 07:55 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 6,318
Posted By seypat

I have an 85 Centurion Prestige(Prestige tubing)...

I have an 85 Centurion Prestige(Prestige tubing) that weighs under 20lbs stock. DA 7400 components and 32h tubulars. I also have 2 Centurion Turbos. Both are under 21lbs despite having triples/long...
01-20-23, 10:07 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,054
Posted By seypat

Yes. He should be mentioned only as Lord...

Yes. He should be mentioned only as Lord Voltetunes. :D
01-20-23, 09:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,286
Posted By seypat

This happens a lot in the C & V world.

This happens a lot in the C & V world.
01-20-23, 09:43 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,282
Posted By seypat

Probably a good time to close it. :D

Probably a good time to close it. :D
01-20-23, 08:05 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,707
Posted By seypat

https://youtu.be/Ct8V4nF9oOI

https://youtu.be/Ct8V4nF9oOI
01-20-23, 07:56 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,282
Posted By seypat

I'm a former basketball player that took up...

I'm a former basketball player that took up endurance sports because of Plantar Fasciitis. The knees were in OK shape before the switch. Is that important to the discussion of 14k bikes being worth...
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