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10-19-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 624
Posted By USAZorro

Rather un-thought-through statement, imo. ...

Rather un-thought-through statement, imo. First-off he's a lot closer to 30 than 20. Second, whatever the measured transmission rate it, the virus has the capacity to adversely affect pulminary and...
10-16-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 3,569
Posted By USAZorro

Whomever called Ulissi - savvy choice. I'm not...

Whomever called Ulissi - savvy choice. I'm not thrilled that UAE is accumulating a stable of talented young riders, but have to think - who the hell ate Molteni sausage? :innocent:
10-15-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 3,569
Posted By USAZorro

Great read at that link. There have been several...

Great read at that link. There have been several times when an Onion article took a minute to register as a fake.

Raising a Shiner Bock to the forum.
10-15-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 3,569
Posted By USAZorro

Never write off someone merely because their...

Never write off someone merely because their parents have challenges with spelling.
10-13-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 3,569
Posted By USAZorro

Geraint was quick to post a gif, so perhaps...

Geraint was quick to post a gif, so perhaps there's some spite at work. Making the whole peloton think, "who's next"? :innocent:
10-13-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 3,569
Posted By USAZorro

Peter! Monkey is off the back.

Peter! Monkey is off the back.
10-11-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 15,671
Posted By USAZorro

Good to see another young American displaying...

Good to see another young American displaying some promise. Note that very few of them live up to the highest expectations. It's a rough sport.

Tejay used to participate in the Road Forum here...
10-08-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 3,569
Posted By USAZorro

Hope Demare crashes. lol Actually, I'd...

Hope Demare crashes. lol

Actually, I'd rather see Peter dust him.
10-02-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 674
Posted By USAZorro

Interesting fireplace. Have had a '71-ish...

Interesting fireplace.

Have had a '71-ish Fuji Finest for about 15 years and 3 or 4 configurations. Has been through many miles and 3 Seagulls with me. Even saw me safely over a very bewildered...
10-02-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 967
Posted By USAZorro

fwiw - I have SB1092, and although I haven't had...

fwiw - I have SB1092, and although I haven't had the rear "cold set", the 753 tubing tolerates a 9 speed in the rear.

Great to have one with a traceable history. From what I gather, mine was one...
10-02-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 901
Posted By USAZorro

Of those three, that pink 'Nago would be what I'd...

Of those three, that pink 'Nago would be what I'd pursue. I say this being an inveterate Raleighphile, but it seems you know your style of riding, and frankly, what American in their right mind...
10-02-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,039
Posted By USAZorro

I'll weigh in. I had/have a rando dream also, but...

I'll weigh in. I had/have a rando dream also, but at my age, PBP might never happen, so I'm attuned to your window of opportunity. If you intend to prepare on the bicycle you're going to take, I...
09-28-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By USAZorro

Yeah. Pogacar is a good and honorable kid who...

Yeah. Pogacar is a good and honorable kid who learned a lesson. To my viewing, it didn't look like Roglic was on a good day when Pogacar launched. If that was the case, Roglic should have told...
09-24-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,453
Posted By USAZorro

His whole strategy was to not put himself into...

His whole strategy was to not put himself into the red until either at the end of the stage, or when things became desperate for him (or someone else on his team as we saw in 2018 or 2019). I would...
09-22-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3,281
Views: 287,538
Posted By USAZorro

That would work. Let me know the details in PM...

That would work. Let me know the details in PM or e-mail, please.

Thanks,

John
09-20-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 7,847
Posted By USAZorro

It was after stage 8. Pinot looked like me...

It was after stage 8. Pinot looked like me trying to ride up any incline that day, and I really thought he was through.

I'd like to make a suggestion. I think it is a fair and constructive one...
09-20-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 7,847
Posted By USAZorro

Well, seeing as it sounded as though he was...

Well, seeing as it sounded as though he was referring to a singular event (rather than a strategy that changed leaders like one should change undergarments), I figure he was likely looking at me.
...
09-19-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 7,847
Posted By USAZorro

Then let's go back 9 years and disqualify Wiggins...

Then let's go back 9 years and disqualify Wiggins and give Froome that 5th victory that has now has no shot at ever claiming. :innocent:

Sorry you didn't get to watch the most entertaining TdF in...
09-17-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 7,847
Posted By USAZorro

Yet this year's tour has been less boring despite...

Yet this year's tour has been less boring despite the tactic being employed.

For me, I think a lot has to do with the rider - and the Director. I happen to think Brailsford is the most arrogant,...
09-17-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By USAZorro

Israel start-up seems to be only hiring riders...

Israel start-up seems to be only hiring riders who used to be able to win. :innocent: Richie might still be a year or two away from meeting their criteria.
09-17-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 7,847
Posted By USAZorro

I was hoping that Caleb would get bounced. He's...

I was hoping that Caleb would get bounced. He's a great sprinter for sure, but he's a joke when there's a gradient added.
09-15-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 7,847
Posted By USAZorro

I give that excuse a 0.0001% chance of not being...

I give that excuse a 0.0001% chance of not being BS. I was just asking so that I could offer the sucker who'd buy that bridge a nice insurance policy. :innocent:

Sunday night, I saw someone...
09-15-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 7,847
Posted By USAZorro

I heard speculation tv today that Bernal is...

I heard speculation tv today that Bernal is deliberately losing time so that he can be in it for a stage win tomorrow. Anyone want to buy that bridge?
09-15-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 7,847
Posted By USAZorro

I'm thinking Caleb is going to have to pull one...

I'm thinking Caleb is going to have to pull one out his butt to avoid elimination tomorrow.

Poga/Roglic/Some other GC contender at the finish.
09-13-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,688
Posted By USAZorro

Actually, I was posting about Pogacar.

Actually, I was posting about Pogacar.
09-13-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 7,847
Posted By USAZorro

:thumb: Crash and burn, baby! (been waiting...

:thumb: Crash and burn, baby! (been waiting for this since Wiggo's 100% unbelieveable performance). Nothing against Bernal or Thomas mind you, but maybe Brailsford will finally lose some of his...
09-12-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 7,847
Posted By USAZorro

And with this said, Stage 15 seems pretty similar...

And with this said, Stage 15 seems pretty similar to stage 13.

Bora will mount full-on assault until the sprint point - breakaway unlikely to succeed before then.
More gaps. Expect the primary...
09-11-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By USAZorro

Not quite what I meant. Am thinking to when all...

Not quite what I meant. Am thinking to when all are built and there are noisy parties with cars revving engines and music cranking from a half-dozen nearby units when you're trying to have a less...
09-11-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 7,847
Posted By USAZorro

That was from before stage 12. I think he's got...

That was from before stage 12. I think he's got stages 14 and 19 marked for further escapades. If that gets him KOM, cool. I think he's more after stage wins.
09-10-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 7,847
Posted By USAZorro

Too early for Bernal to do that. Stage 16 seems...

Too early for Bernal to do that. Stage 16 seems better suited for him.
09-10-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 7,847
Posted By USAZorro

Stage 13 prognostications: The silent man on my...

Stage 13 prognostications: The silent man on my team, Maxime Chevalier, becomes the man on the horse he always goes around telling people he is and finally gets me a couple points. :innocent:

AG2R...
09-10-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,896
Posted By USAZorro

The box is back on the move. The box liner...

The box is back on the move.

The box liner is back in commission with reinforcement and a generally box-like shape. Here's what took so long.

First, I had to cut out the industrial grade...
09-09-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 7,847
Posted By USAZorro

They'd need to invent an invisible tow-rope to...

They'd need to invent an invisible tow-rope to get Caleb up over anything more than one cat 3 per stage and still have contact to be in the mix for points. Wout or Bennett could upset Peter's cart,...
09-06-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,688
Posted By USAZorro

It has become a very rare thing for there to be a...

It has become a very rare thing for there to be a rider who is consistently strong enough to put in attacks and make them stick. It is even rarer for them to no have a director who dictates that...
09-05-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 7,847
Posted By USAZorro

Mollema is a bit like Cadel at a certain stage in...

Mollema is a bit like Cadel at a certain stage in his career. Never embarrassing, but all the stars need to line up for him to win the Tour. After stage 8, you can stick a fork in his podium chances....
09-04-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,688
Posted By USAZorro

You didn't watch the same stage 6 that I did. The...

You didn't watch the same stage 6 that I did. The organizers created a masterful stage, but only a handful of riders with no Grand Tour ambitions took the bait. You can't blame that on TJL.

This...
09-04-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 7,847
Posted By USAZorro

Good news for Richie. He didn't crash out on...

Good news for Richie. He didn't crash out on stage 7, he merely crashed and burned. With Mollema taking the same hit, do you think Trek Segafredo will shift its sights to contesting the team title...
09-03-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,896
Posted By USAZorro

Box Update: In my excitement - no - make...

Box Update:

In my excitement - no - make that my frenzy to select and post, I failed to notice how out-of-sorts the metal liner had become (no doubt as a consequence of postal folks feeling...
09-02-20, 10:48 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 7,847
Posted By USAZorro

If it were a technical descent, I'd buy this. ...

If it were a technical descent, I'd buy this. But it isn't. It is dead straight. This said, I'd put money on Roglic keeping pace with Julian on a technical descent when he's motivated to. I saw...
09-02-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 7,847
Posted By USAZorro

1-3-4 today. Wout! Wout!

1-3-4 today. Wout! Wout!
09-01-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 7,847
Posted By USAZorro

I tried a new selection strategy this year. I...

I tried a new selection strategy this year. I deliberately didn't pick a couple people that I really hoped would do well. That way, if my team falls a bit short, I have another chance to be happy...
08-31-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,896
Posted By USAZorro

Ka-Thump! Only a week later than initially...

Ka-Thump!

Only a week later than initially projected, but it came today. The carrier even was nice enough to bring it around to the covered porch so it wouldn't get rained on.

Obligatory photo...
08-26-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,896
Posted By USAZorro

Update... aceves got the box off in a timely...

Update...

aceves got the box off in a timely manner. Box tracking as of a few minutes ago follows:Tracking History ...
08-24-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 7,847
Posted By USAZorro

I'm down with the "no changes" rule - however...

I'm down with the "no changes" rule - however (and I'm not sure this is possible or not), if the captain crashes out in the first 2 or 3 stages, allowing one change to maintain interest wouldn't be...
08-12-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,955
Posted By USAZorro

80's eh? Looks like the whippersnappers are...

80's eh? Looks like the whippersnappers are taking over. :innocent:
07-30-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By USAZorro

Can you determine the year of R910020038? It's...

Can you determine the year of R910020038? It's steel tubed, alloy lugged (suspect it's 753 tubing) with front derailleur braze on, downtube bosses, internal brake cable routing and a chain hanger. ...
07-29-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,877
Posted By USAZorro

Some stuff I've gotten away with here: ...

Some stuff I've gotten away with here:

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a re-painted,...
07-25-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 883
Posted By USAZorro

I was almost forced to go with the size a few...

I was almost forced to go with the size a few years back when I was putting this Clubman on the road. I built the wheels with CR-18's and put Col de la Vies on it. It rides pretty nicely

...
07-16-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,712
Posted By USAZorro

The only bad thing I see is that Biopace ring. ...

The only bad thing I see is that Biopace ring. :innocent:

That's one beautiful bicycle. Enjoy it and wear out many tires and chains riding it. :thumb:
07-13-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6,609
Views: 596,292
Posted By USAZorro

Today was like Christmas. What started as "I...

Today was like Christmas.

What started as "I am looking for 26 x 1-3/8 rims (590's)" post in the ISO thread at first led to the gifting of a set of lovely chromed steel rims that will set my late...
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