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09-07-20, 06:28 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

New to me Diamond back Apex. PO pic. It's set up...

New to me Diamond back Apex. PO pic. It's set up to be road friendly. The PO did a good job. I've only overhauled front hub and replaced saddle with a turbo. I think it's an '89. I plan to keep it a...
09-02-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,107
Posted By texaspandj

Dura Ace 7400 THRU 7700 is a you pick em. Gun...

Dura Ace 7400 THRU 7700 is a you pick em.
Gun to my head, 7400 series.
08-30-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

I did my 26 mile route on my '86 Ironman. Then...

I did my 26 mile route on my '86 Ironman. Then another on my '87 Ironman, then another on my '88 Ironman, then 20 miles on my '89 Ironman and finally 2 miles on my Diamond Back Apex, Total 100 Miles!...
08-29-20, 07:27 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Looks great. It came with white cable housing...

Looks great.
It came with white cable housing and a regular Freewheel.
Looking forward to your finished build.
...
08-28-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

Wish I could help but I only know Ironman sizes...

Wish I could help but I only know Ironman sizes by length of headtube.
08-27-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

It's so close to the ride Saturday. The 100 mile...

It's so close to the ride Saturday. The 100 mile ride will not be a walk in the park like it is for RT but I feel confident I'll at least complete it. My biggest hindrance is the "Covid 15" I'm...
08-21-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Rusty Crusty...
Forum: Commuting
08-09-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,354
Posted By texaspandj

I'm a stay at home Dad/Trophy...

I'm a stay at home Dad/Trophy husband....financially, it doesn't pay much.
Can I check all the boxes?
08-07-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

I've changed the caged to loose before and I'm...

I've changed the caged to loose before and I'm sure there's a difference BUT I'm not able to detect it.
I've never used phils grease however the blue marine grease and white lithium grease holds...
08-07-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

For sure it's been hot! Since "The Ride' has...

For sure it's been hot!
Since "The Ride' has been cancelled I've changed my workout schedule back to original. That means Mon and Wed running 30 minutes on treadmill, then 9 rounds of workout I...
08-07-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

My wife's'86 has one. It seems it would just be...

My wife's'86 has one. It seems it would just be regular size for Ironman. 68x113.
They're good enough, no fuss no bother.
07-26-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9,198
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Posted By texaspandj

This is the third time I've tried to post this....

This is the third time I've tried to post this. Each time I attempt to post, the post gets Shorter. So now I'm down to I put a Dura Ace 7400 BB on my Carbon Ironman. It had a BB I pulled from a oem...
07-16-20, 09:20 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

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Same length as the regular turbo but thicker. I don't dislike it....
07-16-20, 09:02 PM
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Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

Finally, white cables and such. ...

Finally, white cables and such.
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20200716_153718_04a4824c1c20af443bee96195842f3468f0e0b5d.jpg
Miami Vice with white cables, saddle,...
07-14-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

2020 continues to suck...however, good to hear...

2020 continues to suck...however, good to hear you're in great shape RT. You lost weight, got a new life , got a new girl. Sadly nowhere to display you're back on TOP. That's frustrating.
Here's a...
07-13-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

How's be it Ironkids? The heat is on here in...

How's be it Ironkids?
The heat is on here in Cen-Tex. Speaking of which, I always shave my legs before first race of triathlon season. However, all races planned have been cancelled. One of the...
07-07-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

My place of business is perculiarly set in a...

My place of business is perculiarly set in a residential block. On my side from corner it goes empty former gas station, empty lot, my building, then 2 story house. The other side of street is 3...
07-04-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,284
Posted By texaspandj

I thought to ride vintage you needed the...

I thought to ride vintage you needed the prerequisite pot belly.
06-30-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

We'll another month is coming to an end but a new...

We'll another month is coming to an end but a new one is beginning (half-full glass kinda thing). And I haven't worked out near as much as planned. So New plan, only biking 6 days a week. I'm not...
06-30-20, 12:48 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,146
Posted By texaspandj

+1 for everything everyone suggested. I will...

+1 for everything everyone suggested.
I will add, a shop apron. Way more useful than you can imagine.
Forum: Foo
06-28-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,228
Posted By texaspandj

Being impressed by gold and wealth has taken a...

Being impressed by gold and wealth has taken a back seat to survival, and health. Unfortunately it took a pandemic for most Americans to see things of real importance...about 4 years too late....
06-25-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

Favorite year...so far. Looking good.:thumb:

Favorite year...so far.
Looking good.:thumb:
06-19-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

The Carbon Ironman came equipped with Shimano 600...

The Carbon Ironman came equipped with Shimano 600 tricolor 7 speed components. The Centurion Carbon R (identical frame as the Ironman) came with Dura ace components.
06-17-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,827
Posted By texaspandj

Having the saddle forward does make a difference...

Having the saddle forward does make a difference when reaching for your water bottle. With that in mind, I'd get the bottle then place your hand (with water bottle) on your handlebars til you feel in...
06-17-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 650
Posted By texaspandj

How did this get on the mechanics thread? Oh...

How did this get on the mechanics thread? Oh well, in the spirit of this thread, my 5 year old daughter calls hand sanitizer Hanitizer...and we know exactly what she means.
06-17-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,777
Posted By texaspandj

After stuck in the middle was recorded Gerry left...

After stuck in the middle was recorded Gerry left the band and never toured with stealers wheel in support of that hit so the band had to find another singer.
Interesting to me is how much he sounds...
06-15-20, 05:48 AM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

You ever have a bike that looks perfect rides...

You ever have a bike that looks perfect rides perfect but decide to make s few changes to it? Everybody raised their hand. It happened to me a couple of weeks ago. After putting on some black walled...
06-12-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

So here's the follow up to my thanking Seypat...

So here's the follow up to my thanking Seypat story however, I'll have to start at the beginning.
I've had 4 bikes come through my side business bike repair. 3 wsllmsrt specials and a Carbon...
06-12-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

Yep, yep. I do it to all my bikes. I use the...

Yep, yep. I do it to all my bikes. I use the inner cable housing tubes. Works but some times you have to use glue to keep them in Place.
First thing I thought of when I saw the pristine BB shell...
06-10-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

Anyone else notice that the Ironman Information...

Anyone else notice that the Ironman Information thread is no longer a stickie? Or I just can't see it.
06-09-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By texaspandj

I read the article yesterday and watched the...

I read the article yesterday and watched the video this morning. In the article, When he said the brakes needed a lot of hand strength I knew he Wasn't on a '87 Ironman. Unlike the '86, the '87 have...
06-08-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 333
Posted By texaspandj

The brakeset I'm using is the original '87 105...

The brakeset I'm using is the original '87 105 and really the best action I've ever gotten out of any brakeset. Anyhoo, position the bottom of the brake levers even with the bottom of the bars (per...
06-06-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

That looks 1 to 2 sizes bigger than a 58cm.

That looks 1 to 2 sizes bigger than a 58cm.
Replies: 26
Views: 1,599
Posted By texaspandj

Exactly right.

Exactly right.
05-29-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

Guys, thanks for the encouragement for the new...

Guys, thanks for the encouragement for the new side business.
On to other news. Initially, for this season, riding was taking a back seat to my other fitness endeavors. But now it's time for it to...
05-27-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

Since my business was closed due to state orders...

Since my business was closed due to state orders my wife's persistent talk about side business was starting to make sense to me. Even before closure she told me I should think about opening a bicycle...
05-27-20, 03:56 AM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

You mean these guys? ...

You mean these guys?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6c7d8BYJy8I
05-21-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

Glad to hear that C-Cat. A hunerd seems like a...

Glad to hear that C-Cat. A hunerd seems like a lot to me right now. Guess I'll have to start doing longer weekend rides.:(
I mean :).
05-20-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

Rode with my cycling buddy yesterday and he said...

Rode with my cycling buddy yesterday and he said he's in provided it's not the 2nd weekend of August. So we're still looking at Aug 29th Right? Also, what distance?
05-20-20, 03:18 AM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

Just another successful Doc to the rescue Story.

Just another successful Doc to the rescue Story.
05-19-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

Shout out to seypat Thanks for the tires gonna...

Shout out to seypat
Thanks for the tires gonna give them a GO today. Thanks again.

canklecat TXsailor jim dandy
Come on you Texans let's meet up with RT for some Social Distancing FUN.
Forum: Foo
05-17-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,065
Posted By texaspandj

Yeah but companies haven't manufactured marbles...

Yeah but companies haven't manufactured marbles that small since 1970...even if HG only needs one.
Forum: Foo
05-17-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 752
Posted By texaspandj

One more to add...well not phrase or word but...

One more to add...well not phrase or word but rather another complaint.
It's English accents. If I click on to a tube video and the person starting talking or narrating with a english accent I, as...
05-15-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

Finally finished first season of Miami Vice. And...

Finally finished first season of Miami Vice. And from what I can remember, here are some names of stars or characters they played when they became famous.
jimmy Smits, bubba Gump, boy meets world...
05-12-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

Yep, I pm'd Doc and totally not expecting free he...

Yep, I pm'd Doc and totally not expecting free he just gave em to me for free, who does that? Thank you so much rccardr
Im looking forward to the ride, they are barely used Vittoria Rubino pros. I...
05-12-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,453
Posted By texaspandj

He posted SLOB Not snob. I don't care for Snobs...

He posted SLOB Not snob.
I don't care for Snobs either but where is the correlation with Roadies?
05-11-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 13,807
Posted By texaspandj

I was a full-time musician for years. But I'm...

I was a full-time musician for years. But I'm really a music lover more than a musician. Now my two sons, they are real musicians.
The best quote from a musician I heard is "It isn't something I...
05-08-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,290
Posted By texaspandj

Try moving your rear wheel further back in the...

Try moving your rear wheel further back in the dropouts.
05-05-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 13,807
Posted By texaspandj

If you don't remember the last song you heard...

If you don't remember the last song you heard listening to music on your bike aren't you "living in the present"?:D
05-05-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9,198
Views: 888,530
Posted By texaspandj

Here's one that may be of interest to some.. ...

Here's one that may be of interest to some.. canklecat
Fair price. The color scheme is cool however I believe the frame geometry is different than the Ironman and may make for a quicker handling...
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