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10-20-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 443
Posted By himespau

With sales of a used product, can you just...

With sales of a used product, can you just specify (potentially in writing in the ad) that the product is used and being sold "as-is"?
10-20-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 13,669
Posted By himespau

:eek::eek::eek:

:eek::eek::eek:
10-20-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 13,669
Posted By himespau

I'm not sure why he sat up. It could be that...

I'm not sure why he sat up. It could be that he'd just blown up and was done (sprint segment for points that finished 1 km from the end and then he - and to a lesser extent me - kept the gas on to...
10-20-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6,584
Views: 425,139
Posted By himespau

I really like may Assioma Duos. A bit nervous at...

I really like may Assioma Duos. A bit nervous at first going with a plastic pedal-based power meter as it seems more likely to wear out than a metal crankarm or a wheel hub, but I'd been using...
10-20-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 176,428
Posted By himespau

Thanks, I wasn't sure when forged dropouts became...

Thanks, I wasn't sure when forged dropouts became more widely accessible on lower frames.
10-19-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 13,669
Posted By himespau

Etiquette question (and yes I know Zwift racing...

Etiquette question (and yes I know Zwift racing isn't real racing): In a Zwift race tonight, a teammate and I were fighting with one other guy for the bottom 2 spots on the podium with 300 m left....
Forum: Foo
10-19-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11,895
Views: 2,520,861
Posted By himespau

https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/s...

https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/s720x720/245632368_403133824653926_7855241808480523661_n.jpg?_nc_cat=107&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=8bfeb9&_nc_ohc=an2T1FXaMBQAX-dPFWF&_nc_ht=scontent-ort2-1.xx&o...
10-18-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,250
Posted By himespau

It looks like they were trying to make a diagonal...

It looks like they were trying to make a diagonal masking of the white/red transition across the fork, down and seat tubes, but the downtube transition is a bit too high (or not angled correctly). ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,577
Posted By himespau

a bb brake? Didn't Trek learn form their...

a bb brake? Didn't Trek learn form their U-brakes in the 80's that those always get gummed up?
10-18-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 423
Posted By himespau

I like marine axle grease. The tub I have is the...

I like marine axle grease. The tub I have is the same color and consistency as the Park stuff but maybe 1/4 the cost. Don't know if it's the same stuff or not, but it works well for me.
10-18-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,250
Posted By himespau

I didn't notice that, but now I'll never be able...

I didn't notice that, but now I'll never be able to unsee it.
10-16-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 482
Posted By himespau

I have some Kelly Take-Offs and 10 speed DA...

I have some Kelly Take-Offs and 10 speed DA downtube shifters that I've been saving for years for a bomb-proof touring build that I keep planning on doing (but have never gotten around to building up...
10-15-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8,059
Views: 2,581,938
Posted By himespau

Your campy RD can shift to a 24-32? What are...

Your campy RD can shift to a 24-32? What are your other chainrings? I thought a long cage maxed out at 39T capacity and a 29 or 30 big cog on back?
10-15-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By himespau

https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B00B63M7XS?tag=amz-mkt...

https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B00B63M7XS?tag=amz-mkt-chr-us-20&ascsubtag=1ba00-01000-org00-win10-other-smile-us000-pcomp-feature-scomp-feature-scomp&ref=aa_scomp_srsr1 is amazon's listing that most...
10-15-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 687
Posted By himespau

I'd probably go microshift unless having exposed...

I'd probably go microshift unless having exposed cables bothers you, then spend more for Campy11.
10-15-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 468
Posted By himespau

If it fits you, that doesn't seem a terrible...

If it fits you, that doesn't seem a terrible price in this pricing climate.
10-15-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By himespau

Looks like some Fizik stuff that I have. I can't...

Looks like some Fizik stuff that I have. I can't find it anymore with the overlap built set in like that but I liked the stuff I had (I've reused). I think mine was Fizik Microtex (?) Bondcush...
10-15-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 482
Posted By himespau

Microshift could be a great option (As long as...

Microshift could be a great option (As long as you don't get Tiagra 4700 compatible) but definitely check the cables/housing if you haven't done so already. I had some housing start falling apart in...
10-15-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 176,428
Posted By himespau

Would dropouts also tell something about quality...

Would dropouts also tell something about quality or would all dropouts be cast at that time so looking to see if not stamped wouldn't tell much?
10-14-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,250
Posted By himespau

It does look interesting. Just like those new...

It does look interesting. Just like those new classic-inspired frames from Italy. Unfortunately, I don't have the budget for a new bike and would have a hard time explaining why I "need" another.
10-13-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 834
Posted By himespau

Yeah, there's still more that he's not telling...

Yeah, there's still more that he's not telling you. I hope you can get him to give you your money back for it, but, at this point, I wouldn't be too hopeful.
10-13-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 256
Posted By himespau

I know chains are hard to come by at the moment,...

I know chains are hard to come by at the moment, but just get a KMC X9 chain (or heck, an X10 will work if that's easier to find) with its reusable link and put that on by hand. Sell the Campagnolo...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,577
Posted By himespau

Yeah, even at the current crazy pricing model, I...

Yeah, even at the current crazy pricing model, I wouldn't go over $1500. To be fair though, I'd probably buy a frame and build it up as I wanted from that and end up with something a fair bit...
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By himespau

It looks to be decent quality (probably make a...

It looks to be decent quality (probably make a solid all roads bike if converted to drop bars), but I think the decision to go big box store in the 90's hurts the value of diamondback bikes in the...
10-13-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,994
Posted By himespau

Dude, get some sleep. Awesome build though.

Dude, get some sleep. Awesome build though.
10-12-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,118
Posted By himespau

New, custom steel? Sure, I'd definitely support...

New, custom steel? Sure, I'd definitely support a local framebuilder. Vintage steel? What does it matter, but why limit myself (there are some US bike builders whose frames I'd love to have for...
10-12-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 834
Posted By himespau

Have you already bought the bike? Any chance to...

Have you already bought the bike? Any chance to return?
10-12-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 707
Posted By himespau

I haven't heard of anyone using grease in years...

I haven't heard of anyone using grease in years (decades?).
10-12-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 375
Posted By himespau

If done carefully and slowly with nuts and...

If done carefully and slowly with nuts and washers on both sides of each dropout, this method keeps the dropout faces in alignment.
Replies: 17
Views: 307
Posted By himespau

I wonder what that dropout says under the paint.

I wonder what that dropout says under the paint.
10-11-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By himespau

If you're just curious and don't want to quantify...

If you're just curious and don't want to quantify it and have Zwift, you can go to the pairing screen and then click on "unselect" for your power meter and then click to choose a new one. When you...
10-11-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,293
Posted By himespau

Not sure about not as good, but I've definitely...

Not sure about not as good, but I've definitely heard it's different.
10-11-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 535
Posted By himespau

What is going on with the headtube decal and the...

What is going on with the headtube decal and the light mount?
10-10-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 707
Posted By himespau

https://www.ebay.com/itm/123735774909 is what I...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/123735774909 is what I would use.
Replies: 13
Views: 624
Posted By himespau

Wow, that is odd. It almost looks like someone...

Wow, that is odd. It almost looks like someone brazed on the cable stop before putting the stay into the BB shell and then just put it in upside down. Super weird.
10-07-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,232
Posted By himespau

I think you need the jarring motion of a step...

I think you need the jarring motion of a step down so you'd need a treadmill and not an elliptical if you want to run on Zwift.
10-07-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 815
Posted By himespau

I get the frustration at having a job not done...

I get the frustration at having a job not done correctly. Before you go to the extreme of buying new wheels, can you try getting a couple of cone wrenches and doing it yourself? I mean, they should...
10-07-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 20,652
Views: 3,620,613
Posted By himespau

Yeah, that doesn't look at all unsafe. I get...

Yeah, that doesn't look at all unsafe. I get wanting to teach your kid to ride a bike, but, that looks like a good way to eat pavement.
Forum: Foo
10-06-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,131
Posted By himespau

So this whole Windows10 is the last Windows ever...

So this whole Windows10 is the last Windows ever B.S. that they advertised a few years was just normal B.S. Who'da thunk?
10-04-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2,581
Views: 898,627
Posted By himespau

Someone on here sold a very similar shaped saddle...

Someone on here sold a very similar shaped saddle bag with a roll top and clip a number of years back. I regret not buying more than one. It's by far my favorite bag on go fast bikes. I have...
10-04-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,045
Posted By himespau

Threve. Or maybe $Texas

Threve. Or maybe $Texas
10-04-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,404
Posted By himespau

Who doesn't move right to initiate a left u-turn?

Who doesn't move right to initiate a left u-turn?
10-02-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 562
Posted By himespau

I think that, because they're focused on building...

I think that, because they're focused on building out the Makuzi Islands, they're skipping the UCI courses this year. I've heard there's a lot more courses in the islands to come.
10-02-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By himespau

Whenever I see paint that pristine, I always...

Whenever I see paint that pristine, I always think repaint/powder
10-01-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8,059
Views: 2,581,938
Posted By himespau

At the time, this thread had been moved to the...

At the time, this thread had been moved to the early brifters (7,8,9 speed) forum. My bike was pre-integrated shift/brake lever, and was built up with 10-speed components. That was the spirit of...
10-01-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 734
Posted By himespau

Even though I'm not a fan of its industrial look...

Even though I'm not a fan of its industrial look on vintage lugged bikes, I think that any time I need to put a new quill stem on a bike that's 120 mm or less, it's going to get a Nitto Ui-12. ...
10-01-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,938
Posted By himespau

Campagnolo makes a lot of their stuff in Romania...

Campagnolo makes a lot of their stuff in Romania and a bit in Asia these days.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,060
Posted By himespau

Yeah, I use the Park tool for the cable, but the...

Yeah, I use the Park tool for the cable, but the dremel sometimes for the housing. At times, it can heat up and melt the liner as you imply, so I've found that cutting the housing with the Park Tool...
09-29-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 911
Posted By himespau

Super cool

Super cool
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