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01-16-21, 12:41 PM
01-08-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,113
Posted By mgopack42

KtotheF I also have a CF/aluminum Fondriest (Carb...

KtotheF I also have a CF/aluminum Fondriest (Carb Level 03, Monumental SAT) that I might be able to persuade my wife to part with... this is a gorgeous bike; colors / paint/ graphics wise... but some...
01-08-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,113
Posted By mgopack42

KtotheF I know you asked about a steel frame. I...

KtotheF I know you asked about a steel frame. I have a Trek 1400 ( looks like 1996) in 47. this is an aluminum frame. it is knocking around the garage, and has been for years, so there are paint...
01-07-21, 09:43 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 465,992
Posted By mgopack42

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bad pic, but the bike was hanging in the garage.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 465,992
Posted By mgopack42

My Masi (Italian built) ...

My Masi (Italian built)
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3V Volumetrica. one of the first OS...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,178
Posted By mgopack42

You don't see too many Fondriests around! my...

You don't see too many Fondriests around! my wife has one, so seeing your post made my ears perk up! here is her Carb Level '03 Monumental SAT...
12-17-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,613
Posted By mgopack42

HMMM... I do not need this, but it is a temptress.

HMMM... I do not need this, but it is a temptress.
12-17-20, 06:49 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,407
Posted By mgopack42

The adapter i linked clamps on the headset area...

The adapter i linked clamps on the headset area and the seat post. never touches the frame. the one you linked to is WAY nice, but I seem to remember that one is mucho expensivo!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,407
Posted By mgopack42

Buy one of these! Allen Adaptor Bar Rack...

Buy one of these! Allen Adaptor Bar Rack Accessory for Non-Conventional Bicycle Frames - 900B...
12-16-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By mgopack42

rossiny Dia Comp areo levers if interested......

rossiny Dia Comp areo levers if interested... definitely NOT Italian! hoods are good, not torn, but a little gummy. Let me know!
...
12-16-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By mgopack42

I have a pair of Galli nutted brakes that I...

I have a pair of Galli nutted brakes that I pulled from a round of Box O' Crap, but never got around to using. Should fit right in with the build. Free for shipping. If interested, PM me.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,788
Posted By mgopack42

I feel like this issue is the area where...

I feel like this issue is the area where Campagnolo has the advantage over Shimano. with Shimano, you need to press and release the small lever 3 times to go 3 gears harder on the RD. this makes for...
12-10-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By mgopack42

I gave a sketch to my co-worker, since he likes...

I gave a sketch to my co-worker, since he likes to do that kind of thing, and he will work on it. his 3D printer is in maintenance mode right now, so it will be a while. in the mean while, I stuck...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 19,821
Views: 4,281,001
Posted By mgopack42

Isn't that the truth! when we moved back to...

Isn't that the truth! when we moved back to Wisconsin in 2005, I bought a fire breathing beast of a snow blower... 14 HP, 7 forward speeds, 3 reverse, lock-unlock differential, heated hand grips......
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 19,821
Views: 4,281,001
Posted By mgopack42

tell us where? :thumb:

tell us where? :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,729
Posted By mgopack42

I started looking for my new bike some time...

I started looking for my new bike some time around May 5th. took me about a month to decide on what I was going to get. placed the order right after Memorial day. picked up the bike on July 25. Big...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 19,821
Views: 4,281,001
Posted By mgopack42

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Kickr core, Kickr climb, and some cheap cubby shelves from Target....
12-07-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By mgopack42

new trainer set up; through axle question

I just got a KICKR Core, and a KICKR Climb for my wife and I to use. I am pretty new to disc brake bikes and through axels, and can get wheels (and axels) on (in?) and tightened pretty easily when...
12-05-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,739
Posted By mgopack42

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the pain is going to be swapping bikes back and forth on an...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By mgopack42

uselesskamel My advice is a bit different...

uselesskamel
My advice is a bit different than most. Start with a budget. Don;t deviate from it. Then decide on geometry desired / needed/ best suited to your body / fitness projected fitness...
11-10-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,292
Posted By mgopack42

lose the blue tires, and bar tape and saddle and...

lose the blue tires, and bar tape and saddle and that is quite the pretty bike. NOT $1500 pretty, but yeah, not too over the top!
11-02-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By mgopack42

I don't go on ebay at all.. and I always have a...

I don't go on ebay at all.. and I always have a hard time finding the descriptions... BUT I get it; SARCASM!!! Seriously it took a while, since I was sure there was a lengthy description! how...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2,128
Views: 462,643
Posted By mgopack42

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Argon 18 Krypton Pro...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,724
Posted By mgopack42

Good luck, I had to go searching for the...

Good luck, I had to go searching for the previous threads to see what you were talking about. Looks like an interesting product idea.
10-29-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,002
Posted By mgopack42

My guess is that there might have been some form...

My guess is that there might have been some form of corporal punishment, or exuberant persuasion involved in the conversation!
10-20-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,650
Posted By mgopack42

Unfortunately, he diameters people usually look...

Unfortunately, he diameters people usually look for are 27.2 mm (columbus SL or SLX. the good stuff), 26.8 mm (Columbus Aelle the medium stuff), or smaller the cheap stuff. so you cant tell much from...
10-13-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By mgopack42

Looks like "A.L.E." brand, Yellow jersey has...

Looks like "A.L.E." brand, Yellow jersey has them in blue...A.L.E. blue straps (http://www.yellowjersey.org/alepro.jpg)
10-12-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,960
Posted By mgopack42

My wife's Fondriest Carb Level '03 Monumental...

My wife's Fondriest Carb Level '03 Monumental SAT... I figure Fondriest pictures are as rare as the bikes them selves. 3 main tubes are aluminum, and the rear triangle and fork are carbon fiber. ...
10-12-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 932
Posted By mgopack42

the poll is there. I usually use what ever i...

the poll is there. I usually use what ever i have available. right now i have a tube of "garage door grease" i am using. I am partial to Phil Woods grease though, but I am out. You can always buy...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,038
Posted By mgopack42

I had a episode a coupe of months ago "Goat head...

I had a episode a coupe of months ago "Goat head Season" (https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1209936-goat-head-season.html) where I had maybe 10 in my front tire. I assume I got them when I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,038
Posted By mgopack42

I make are the tubes I buy have removable cores,...

I make are the tubes I buy have removable cores, and then I add 2 oz of Orange seal to each tube. this is exactly the kind of puncture that sealants are good at sealing.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,313
Posted By mgopack42

I don't know how windy this day was, but I jut...

I don't know how windy this day was, but I jut went back and pulled a Strava file. this was a memorable day to be sure. June 28. I remember for the last 2 or 3 miles into the wind, I could tell a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By mgopack42

May be impossible to get outdoors this weekend...

May be impossible to get outdoors this weekend with the poor air quality from the fires and the agricultural activity right now. maybe the air will be better at the coast. We are all going a bit...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,721
Posted By mgopack42

yeah, the main difference is the level of the CF...

yeah, the main difference is the level of the CF in the frame, and alloy vs CF components and wheels. That and the $2250 price diffidence for the pro and the GF in DI2.
To be honest, I had a budget,...
10-01-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,693
Posted By mgopack42

WAIT, do I get extra credit for doing it on my...

WAIT, do I get extra credit for doing it on my actual birthday? whoo HOO!
10-01-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,595
Posted By mgopack42

I have been thinking about this one Revelate...

I have been thinking about this one Revelate Designs Mag Tank Top Tube Bag...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,721
Posted By mgopack42

Yeah, I started to do an in depth discussion of...

Yeah, I started to do an in depth discussion of how I landed on this bike, and then the impressions etc, but it got really long and rambling. long story short, I have about ridden it about 700 miles...
09-30-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,613
Posted By mgopack42

Any rough idea of the date of manufacturer on...

Any rough idea of the date of manufacturer on that frame? late 90's, early 2000s?
09-28-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,693
Posted By mgopack42

I met a guy doing his 89th birthday ride last...

I met a guy doing his 89th birthday ride last summer. it was a month late, first time he missed in years, because of a hospitalization. But after he recovered, out he went for a nice ride. He...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,466
Posted By mgopack42

DUH! that is the real reason anyone buys it! I...

DUH! that is the real reason anyone buys it! I wanted to have the ability to use the hood buttons, I have them programmed for single, double and long press, giving me 6 Garmin actions from the 2...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,348
Posted By mgopack42

While light weight really doesn't matter to me (...

While light weight really doesn't matter to me ( I carry a lot of extra weight around my waist) there is something about a light bike that seems to be ingrained in the culture. I recently purchased...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,493
Posted By mgopack42

You didn't mention your budget (or I missed it)....

You didn't mention your budget (or I missed it). I just bought an Argon Krypton Pro. box stock full: Ultegra DI2, HED carbon wheels, and a listed weight (I dont weigh my bikes, I am the weight...
08-25-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,135
Posted By mgopack42

Hey Rizaa I do know that the dropout are...

Hey Rizaa I do know that the dropout are perfectly aligned (I set them with my Park dropout alignment tools) so if you just put a slightly wider hub in there, and do the trigonometry, the out of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,747
Posted By mgopack42

To me, how the bike looks is a distant second to...

To me, how the bike looks is a distant second to how it fits and rides. I just got a bike that has a style and finish that I don't really care for (matte black, with sloping top tube and dropped seat...
08-23-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,158
Posted By mgopack42

No problem. After I saw you were looking for...

No problem. After I saw you were looking for black stuff, in the 3Rensho pot, I quick switched to the sales forum to post. after I posted, I went back to see that gorgeous 3Rensho some more, and...
08-23-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,158
Posted By mgopack42

Black 90 mm 3TTT Record 84 stem.

Let me know if interested. Price is open, since I have no idea...
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08-23-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,158
Posted By mgopack42

WolfgangVerne I have a 90 mm 3TTT record 84...

WolfgangVerne
I have a 90 mm 3TTT record 84 stem if interested, this stem was bought NIB last year, and used for about 300 miles by me. I can follow with pics if interested.
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