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02-02-23, 09:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 993
Posted By Classtime

I just reluctantly raised the price on the bikes...

I just reluctantly raised the price on the bikes I’m selling — that should take care of it.
01-29-23, 06:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,317
Posted By Classtime

It sucks. I’m still keeping an eye out and...

It sucks. I’m still keeping an eye out and sometimes believe I see it: 3 coats of primer and 3 coats of color, sanded in between coats, on an early 7Os Schwinn Cruiser stolen from the tree I hung it...
01-29-23, 09:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,077
Posted By Classtime

Dead bugs. https://youtu.be/c5-B-NUJxM8 once...

Dead bugs.
https://youtu.be/c5-B-NUJxM8
once you get the hang of it add same side and also both arms and legs simultaneously and then put some dumbbells in you hands.
01-29-23, 07:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 611
Posted By Classtime

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/07166c07_1bd4_477b_94f6_9c6e07593a69_0621034eb41a40ca3c40544e279aff6c13aa3cf4.jpeg
Just returned with groceries.
01-28-23, 03:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 498
Posted By Classtime

If I had the spokes on hand, I would try it. If...

If I had the spokes on hand, I would try it. If you are buying spokes, get as close as you can to the calculated value.

edit: first build: buy correct spokes and round up not down.
01-28-23, 02:19 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,525
Posted By Classtime

How about EV like the autos. In my...

How about EV like the autos.
In my neighborhood, along my commute that I have been doing for 20 years, the authorities have just last week marked a section of the MUP "WALK ONLY ZONE". This section...
01-28-23, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8,009
Views: 901,832
Posted By Classtime

A pair of my favorite handlebar plugs: NOS Velox....

A pair of my favorite handlebar plugs: NOS Velox.
I spend some time in the drops and these are most comfy.
btw, Pink Jersey has a few more for 15 bucks a pair.
01-28-23, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By Classtime

This is a classic : ...

This is a classic :
https://ridewithgps.com/ambassador_routes/616-glendora-mtn-road-to-mt-baldy-village?lang=de
01-24-23, 12:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,077
Posted By Classtime

Find a Good PT OCS certified. Get Strong and try...

Find a Good PT OCS certified. Get Strong and try to avoid surgery.
01-21-23, 03:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,032
Posted By Classtime

That looks great. I really liked mine and the...

That looks great. I really liked mine and the Sprint is fine stuff. I’d give it a few more weeks of drying time. My best luck with Rustoleum is a full week in the sun between coats.
01-21-23, 03:26 PM
Replies: 10,439
Views: 1,356,590
Posted By Classtime

I had to sell my ‘86 that fit like it was made...

I had to sell my ‘86 that fit like it was made for me because my Richard Sachs got jealous and I had to choose. I have 7700 on my wife's 54cm Miami Vice but that Groupo really belongs on that ‘86.
01-20-23, 01:33 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,525
Posted By Classtime

I'm only 64 and only survived 3 open heart...

I'm only 64 and only survived 3 open heart surgeries and the last one gave me an artificial valve but I plan on one day maybe needing a granny gear to climb any paved road. The future will tell. I...
01-19-23, 10:49 PM
Replies: 10,439
Views: 1,356,590
Posted By Classtime

If this is your size, this appears unmolested and...

If this is your size, this appears unmolested and a fair price. Nice forks room for 28s and after you put those 600 shifters in a baggie and put on whatever, this is you forever steel road bike. ...
01-19-23, 10:43 AM
01-19-23, 06:57 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,525
Posted By Classtime

Iíd say most of us ride under 16 mph and if you...

Iíd say most of us ride under 16 mph and if you loose 15 pounds off that bike, you wonít need the motor.
01-16-23, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By Classtime

Scott Matthausers.

Scott Matthausers.
01-16-23, 08:08 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,382
Posted By Classtime

An Arundel holds a tire along with a multi tool....

An Arundel holds a tire along with a multi tool. But a Jandd can hold two tires.
...
01-14-23, 08:04 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,382
Posted By Classtime

My 22mm Continental Sprinters on Nemesis rims...

My 22mm Continental Sprinters on Nemesis rims built with 32 DT Comps 3x on 7900 hubs ride nicer than my 23mm GP4000s on Open Pros and 32 DT Comps 3x on 7700 hubs at the same pressures. Nicer still...
01-13-23, 08:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 920
Posted By Classtime

I’ve never had a problem with used wheels. If the...

I’ve never had a problem with used wheels. If the hubs are quality and not crunchy and grinding, and they spin reasonably true in the hand, and the price is right, get them. There are co-ops in...
01-09-23, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 310,986
Posted By Classtime

I remove the valve core then put the small bottle...

I remove the valve core then put the small bottle tight against the valve with very little mess.
01-07-23, 01:55 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,527,865
Posted By Classtime

I planned to go trout fishing this week but it is...

I planned to go trout fishing this week but it is too cold up there. Did a pretty normal out up down and back while having extra fun breaking in may new Ideale 90.
...
01-07-23, 09:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,121
Posted By Classtime

My mantra as recently as last month was, “Get...

My mantra as recently as last month was, “Get dropped? Get lost!”
01-05-23, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 408
Posted By Classtime

The handle bars are deep I'll admit. Koolstops...

The handle bars are deep I'll admit. Koolstops are never a bad idea. Hoops? Looks like 2x rear and 1x front. True and re-tention this winter. WRT hoops, wait till spring and you put miles on this...
01-05-23, 04:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,697
Posted By Classtime

Nice one. One day I'll have a bike under me that...

Nice one. One day I'll have a bike under me that will look right with a couple tubulars over my shoulders.
01-05-23, 04:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 408
Posted By Classtime

It looks pretty perfect -- components wise. For...

It looks pretty perfect -- components wise. For me, Brooks saddles need to point "slightly" upwards or I have too much pressure on my hands and arms to keep from sliding forward. As SMD4 mentioned...
01-05-23, 08:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 408
Posted By Classtime

First thing? Get the rear wheel trued and put it...

First thing? Get the rear wheel trued and put it back on. A Dave Moulton and John Howard collaboration should be respected and enjoyed. High tension low spoke count wheels belong elsewhere. If you...
01-01-23, 03:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,589
Posted By Classtime

Need to drop 5 that I picked up since my mileage...

Need to drop 5 that I picked up since my mileage decreased 7 weeks ago. Decreasing mileage during the holidays does it every year.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-22, 08:29 AM
12-31-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,722
Posted By Classtime

My #1 would be that Cinelli. Or that Colnago. Or...

My #1 would be that Cinelli. Or that Colnago. Or that Motorola Merckx. But for now…
...
12-30-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By Classtime

Not familiar with Australia geography. Maybe...

Not familiar with Australia geography.
Maybe you should sell that Trek and get this Classic XTR hardtail:
...
12-30-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 82,117
Posted By Classtime

If you have never done the New Years Long Beach...

If you have never done the New Years Long Beach ride, you will want to ask around some before joining it. Iíve heard it is a crash festival. Itís not a ride where staying near the front is safer. And...
12-26-22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,755
Posted By Classtime

I’m not allowed to have more than one unless I...

I’m not allowed to have more than one unless I ride them.
12-26-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,710
Posted By Classtime

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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For the Sachs
12-23-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,856
Posted By Classtime

I think Iíll wait a little before asking about...

I think Iíll wait a little before asking about spare QR skewer springs.
12-23-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 413
Posted By Classtime

$430...

$430 https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/7569721528.html
...
12-20-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 653,909
Posted By Classtime

As I finish a ride, I tell myself to remember...

As I finish a ride, I tell myself to remember some little thing that needs to be addressed on the bike Iím riding. I always forget. There is a small whiteboard in the crawl space I should put up for...
12-20-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 795
Posted By Classtime

I like the variety of components and want to...

I like the variety of components and want to believe (because I am a fan) that those choices represent the best there was to make the best bike for the buck. Almost like a veteran C&V hobbyist with...
12-20-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 653,909
Posted By Classtime

Luciano Berruti's bike was not very polished so I...

Luciano Berruti's bike was not very polished so I think I'm ok. The Normandy hubs were cleaned up quite a bit after being stored outdoors and finally put to the curb. I haven't done a thing to the...
12-20-22, 03:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 795
Posted By Classtime

I see now why everybody love$ the RB-1. Nicely...

I see now why everybody love$ the RB-1. Nicely made frame with lovely minimalist head tube lugs, seat tube lug, stay caps, etc. And Yup. The picture of your stem shows you are above the max. Some...
12-20-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 653,909
Posted By Classtime

Doing some wheel building. As it goes, I ended...

Doing some wheel building.
As it goes, I ended up with a mis-matched pair of tubulars with 7100 large flange hubs and 1.6/1.8 DB spokes. One of the wheels had crossing spokes flanking the stem so...
12-20-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 795
Posted By Classtime

Your RB-1 looks like new. For sure put your...

Your RB-1 looks like new. For sure put your normal road pedals on it and see what it can do—after you check the minimum insertion on that stem. I remember drooling over the RB-1 on the cover of...
12-19-22, 10:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,214
Posted By Classtime

Neither. Get a T.A. Carmina for the square taper...

Neither. Get a T.A. Carmina for the square taper and interchangeable spiders. Nice CC. (While you wait for the Carmina, use anything but that ugly Centaur.)
12-18-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,143
Posted By Classtime

In the hand, the 7700 is smoother than a 6500. On...

In the hand, the 7700 is smoother than a 6500. On the bike, with cranks installed? Hard to tell the difference. I like that I can rebuild my 7700 while the 6500 is disposable/consumable.
...
12-18-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,143
Posted By Classtime

If somehow you have or will have a 7700 BB, give...

If somehow you have or will have a 7700 BB, give it a try. So smooth and not too much trouble to maintain for such smoothness.
12-16-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By Classtime

Nice one. Are those A23s? I had some Aeroheads on...

Nice one. Are those A23s? I had some Aeroheads on my Medici. Sometime when your family gets all the Medicis together, I hope you take a picture for us.
12-16-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,176
Posted By Classtime

if your rear dropouts are 126mm, Iíd get 7400 for...

if your rear dropouts are 126mm, Iíd get 7400 for freewheels. If the dropouts are 130, Iíd get 7700 for cassettes. If the current hubs are Uniglide, you could match them and grab a couple cassettes...
12-15-22, 11:06 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,799
Posted By Classtime

Started the year with one more than necessary...

Started the year with one more than necessary because IM and Robbie Tunes. Scheduled some seriously long miles and of course needed C&V which led to a French acqusition. Clunker Challenge led me to a...
12-15-22, 08:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,176
Posted By Classtime

If you’re dropping coin like that at the shop,...

If you’re dropping coin like that at the shop, get another set of hubs for your clincher wheel set, and keep that wheel set for a future foray into tubulars. D.A. Hubs aren’t too pricey.
12-14-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,081
Posted By Classtime

This was on my mind recently with sequential...

This was on my mind recently with sequential injuries to my back and neck. At 50+ (just 3 weeks ago) I was invincible.:lol: Yesterday, I looked in the mirror and saw an old man:foo: 64 1/2 y.o.
12-14-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 393
Posted By Classtime

Awesome! I hope itís your size. Those could be...

Awesome! I hope itís your size. Those could be the original tires and that bike was ridden very little.
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