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10-18-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By RobbieTunes

Same color and scheme as mine

Same color and scheme as mine
10-18-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 539
Posted By RobbieTunes

If you already have 10-speed Ergo, simply swap in...

If you already have 10-speed Ergo, simply swap in some brake levers and a set of Record TT/bar end shifters.
1. Remove the shifters from the TT bodies.
2. Remove the rubber shifter covers.
3. ...
10-15-20, 04:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 382
Posted By RobbieTunes

If UltraTorque: A set of UT cups for Italian;...

If UltraTorque: A set of UT cups for Italian; the bearings should be on the crankset.

Otherwise, Iím not sure.
10-14-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,541
Posted By RobbieTunes

I can't swing your Bora's, aargh, and my Bullets...

I can't swing your Bora's, aargh, and my Bullets are too heavy and went Frenchy.
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/4_a15d78378dd0f7f4f85fa7411db27057e263d842.jpg

So...
10-14-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 875
Posted By RobbieTunes

I like mine a lot, 531 Pro, decals say "Limited...

I like mine a lot, 531 Pro, decals say "Limited Edition" but I don't have a clue what that means.
Rides "lighter" than it actually is, and climbs well using 9sp DA.
Seems every time I ride it,...
10-14-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 26,178
Posted By RobbieTunes

I have a 1990 Super Corsa, so I’ll check the BB...

I have a 1990 Super Corsa, so I’ll check the BB stampings. It’s on display but the shop is open, so I’ll call them later.
10-12-20, 07:35 PM
10-12-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 778
Posted By RobbieTunes

Especially if they donít have to worry about...

Especially if they donít have to worry about patents, copyrights, human rights, and international law.
Cheap goods and money talks. Iím as guilty as anyone. Patience is a virtue, and they have...
10-09-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 15,518
Posted By RobbieTunes

But wait, there's a $495 pedal that saves half a...

But wait, there's a $495 pedal that saves half a watt and six seconds in transition.....as a triathlete, you may be interested.

Sorry, couldn't help but kid you. I know you know what I mean.
10-09-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 725
Posted By RobbieTunes

That is frikkin' Wow! If I was taller, burglary...

That is frikkin' Wow! If I was taller, burglary would come to mind.
Amazing frame, great story, and one to hang, build, ride.

I'm not sure I'd do anything to the frame.
1. A good scrubbing...
10-09-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,541
Posted By RobbieTunes

No, but the bike leans right.

No, but the bike leans right.
10-08-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,576
Posted By RobbieTunes

NO bike is under-rated at Budget Bike Center.

NO bike is under-rated at Budget Bike Center.
10-08-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,541
Posted By RobbieTunes

Excellent question. So, it needs a longer...

Excellent question.
So, it needs a longer chain, but does that translate to more wrap, or more slack?
Where does clutched fit in the wrap game, besides smashing your fingers the first time you...
10-08-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,541
Posted By RobbieTunes

Hold it, there. I've not insulted anyone yet,...

Hold it, there. I've not insulted anyone yet, real or imagined.

But, I am watching the TdF. The panel addressed the larger pulleys and said "half a watt."
Now, those Ceramic Speed pulleys are...
10-07-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,365
Posted By RobbieTunes

Crazy bad. Maybe they donít like Cannondale...

Crazy bad.
Maybe they donít like Cannondale Crit Bikes.

crank_addict recíd his 3 700x30 Vittoria tubulars from PBK and DHL in 3 days for $9.99 shipping. Heís banned here, but wishes you the best...
10-04-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By RobbieTunes

The older I get, the more I get knicked up...

The older I get, the more I get knicked up without knowing it.
10-03-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9,340
Views: 906,246
Posted By RobbieTunes

That is to the bone.

That is to the bone.
10-02-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,574
Posted By RobbieTunes

Well, thatís a wrap, then!

Well, thatís a wrap, then!
10-02-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 328
Posted By RobbieTunes

I just try to apply them sober.

I just try to apply them sober.
10-02-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,558
Posted By RobbieTunes

One short step away from steampump. I'd expect...

One short step away from steampump.
I'd expect nothing less from a submariner. I'm surprised it's not nuclear....
10-01-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,558
Posted By RobbieTunes

I rummaged through some old toolboxes. Found a...

I rummaged through some old toolboxes.
Found a Silca thread-on Presta head, brass. 3-barb connector.
Found a two-opening head (Presta and Shrader) attached to a short length of hose.
I also have...
10-01-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 582
Posted By RobbieTunes

Black bike, silver spokes, black rims.... Tyres...

Black bike, silver spokes, black rims....
Tyres could be a light gumwall to create a nice contrast between the rim and tread.
Black rims and black tires on classic bikes tend to look like combat...
09-30-20, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 317
Posted By RobbieTunes

I have a Guerciotti from them....

I have a Guerciotti from them....
09-30-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,558
Posted By RobbieTunes

and a gauge so I know when I'm done.

and a gauge so I know when I'm done.
09-30-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,558
Posted By RobbieTunes

OK, I'll look at them. I just want reliable...

OK, I'll look at them. I just want reliable pressure, a good connect/release, base stability and a readable gauge. For more than a month.

I once could outwork my brothers and their wood...
09-30-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,558
Posted By RobbieTunes

Floor pumps....should we have to fix those, too?

I have a cheap $9.99 pump from Harbor Freight. Difficult, no Presta, but it attaches/releases the Shrader/Presta adapter cleanly, and gets to the psi I need. I sort of hate it.
My lady has a nashbar...
09-30-20, 02:59 AM
09-29-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,004
Posted By RobbieTunes

Iíd have asked for Ruth.

Iíd have asked for Ruth.
09-28-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,004
Posted By RobbieTunes

Super. +1 You never know, they may call...

Super.

+1
You never know, they may call you when that 531 Motobecane shows up as a possible trade-in....

I love a happy ending.
09-27-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 982
Posted By RobbieTunes

We rode there in June. Kept distances and wore...

We rode there in June. Kept distances and wore masks. Was fine.
We’ve been riding likewise in So.Illinois and SE Missouri for months with same precautions.
Masks
Distancing
Hand washing and...
09-26-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 898
Posted By RobbieTunes

Narrow-wide teeth.

Narrow-wide teeth.
09-25-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,064
Posted By RobbieTunes

+1 My 1x11 jumps an avg of 3/cog. You and I...

+1

My 1x11 jumps an avg of 3/cog. You and I have discussed that.

Having Campy, Shimano, and SRAM is a bit of a shifting transition issue when riding different bikes. Itís only seconds of time...
09-24-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,115
Posted By RobbieTunes

I think they still are...not sure I was what they...

I think they still are...not sure I was what they wanted, but I met their needs at the time. Expendable, with enthusiasm.
09-23-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 982
Posted By RobbieTunes

I'm trying to figure out how to get out of...

I'm trying to figure out how to get out of Hollandale without pain.
I distinctly remember saying something about "I'm glad we're not going to climb out of Jonesdale…." and someone turning their...
09-23-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,115
Posted By RobbieTunes

I knew this girl; her favorite saying was "I'll...

I knew this girl; her favorite saying was "I'll try anything twice." South 'burbs.
09-23-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,115
Posted By RobbieTunes

My dentist was upstairs over a candy store, the...

My dentist was upstairs over a candy store, the Ben Franklin downtown.
He pulled teeth for $5 cash, fillings were $10. Numbing? What was that?
He kept his tools in an aquarium that seemed to be...
09-21-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 686
Posted By RobbieTunes

I label mine Right and Left. I don't want to...

I label mine Right and Left.
I don't want to get them mixed up.

Good to see you on the forum, Greg.
09-21-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,004
Posted By RobbieTunes

It's Seattle...it certainly appears there are...

It's Seattle...it certainly appears there are people there, locals or visitors, who would burn down the shop for you....
But I think that's a little extreme.

I just don't see how you'd have NOT...
09-21-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,216
Posted By RobbieTunes

Whatever they're doing in Slovenia is working,...

Whatever they're doing in Slovenia is working, right?
Looks like the "youth movement" is still going strong. .
Per Velo News, more techniques, data, etc are now available to amateurs, coaches,...
09-21-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By RobbieTunes

Most common here is an overtightened skewer on...

Most common here is an overtightened skewer on those axles. Rule that out first.
You may also have hubs that someone put Ti axles in, which do bend a bit under an overtightened skewer.

Determine...
09-20-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,608
Posted By RobbieTunes

+1 If I want a great steel 16 lb. Keeper of the...

+1
If I want a great steel 16 lb. Keeper of the Flame bike, I get one by Adam Eldridge (Wraith). Nothing like my Super Corsa.

If I want a great steel 18 lb. Keeper of the Flame bike, I get one...
09-18-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,837
Posted By RobbieTunes

Not me. I wave at police and smile, and...

Not me.

I wave at police and smile, and haven’t burned, looted, or vandalized in quite a while.

The wildfire smoke smell is now in St. Louis.
09-18-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7,816
Views: 2,314,141
Posted By RobbieTunes

Mad Max rear louvers!

Mad Max rear louvers!
09-18-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,365
Posted By RobbieTunes

To the Post, yes, but I don't watch Fox News. ...

To the Post, yes, but I don't watch Fox News.
There is no unbiased straight source of news any more.
I scan Fox News website: "no." I scan CNN website: "no."
I scan NPR: "no." I watch local news...
09-18-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,365
Posted By RobbieTunes

1. One shouldn't assume who I like or don't like....

1. One shouldn't assume who I like or don't like. No one knows what is true any more.
2. The USPS has been a soup sandwich bag of worms for decades, and will be.
3. People do bad things for...
09-18-20, 04:54 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,365
Posted By RobbieTunes

As if the Washington Post has any kind of...

As if the Washington Post has any kind of credibility.
09-17-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,365
Posted By RobbieTunes

Iím not special, but $139:99 for 11sp Centaur...

Iím not special, but $139:99 for 11sp Centaur polished compact cranksets, with bearings...., I waited gladly.
For 3 of them.
09-17-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 943
Posted By RobbieTunes

We are here to rationalize your purchases. It's...

We are here to rationalize your purchases.
It's what we do.
We care.
09-17-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,837
Posted By RobbieTunes

If everyone rides on the West coast, do they get...

If everyone rides on the West coast, do they get herd mentality?
09-17-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 582
Posted By RobbieTunes

No one ever calls. No one ever writes. No one...

No one ever calls.
No one ever writes.
No one ever stops by.




Good! My lawn looks AMAZING....
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