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10-27-20, 09:37 AM
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Posted By rustystrings61

I spent some time this morning messing around...

I spent some time this morning messing around with chain tension and chainring concentricity with my Mercian - which now wears Crank Brothers Egg Beaters. Twenty years after I swore off clipless on...
10-25-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 394
Posted By jiangshi

The cups are interchangeable between Italian and...

The cups are interchangeable between Italian and British.
10-24-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9,412
Views: 911,656
Posted By malcala622

IMO its overpriced for an Ironman. Especially now...

IMO its overpriced for an Ironman. Especially now since the panic pandemic bike boom is over.
10-24-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,928
Posted By nlerner

Got a flat on today’s ride with a tubeless setup,...

Got a flat on today’s ride with a tubeless setup, my second in a week. In both cases (two different bikes), the sealant had pretty well dried up, defeating the purpose of tubeless in the first place....
10-24-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9,412
Views: 911,656
Posted By seypat

Mission accomplished. OOH-RAH! My guess is...

Mission accomplished. OOH-RAH!

My guess is Son In Law.
10-23-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 931
Posted By bikingshearer

You Liar. They don't even begin to match. Hers is...

You Liar. They don't even begin to match. Hers is running Shimano and yours is running Campy. She has yellow graphics on the fork, you have white. Her seat/bar tape combo is blue & blue, yours is...
10-23-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 931
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

This is the best thread I've ever read on...

This is the best thread I've ever read on bikeforums.net .
10-23-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 931
Posted By Tomm Willians

Yes she did ! Hereís this mornings pic of both of...

Yes she did ! Hereís this mornings pic of both of them. Hers is on top....
10-23-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 931
Posted By Paul J

Beautiful bike and an awesome story! We were...

Beautiful bike and an awesome story! We were never able to synchronize our riding so bought a tandem. Married 46 years, riding tandem for the last 35. :-)

...
10-22-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 931
Posted By Jeff Wills

My wife and I started riding together a month or...

My wife and I started riding together a month or two after we met. We've been married 28 years and we still ride together whenever we get the chance.

Good luck and happy trails!
10-21-20, 04:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,368
Posted By Murray Missile

The "super" scale is exponential, not linear....

The "super" scale is exponential, not linear. ;)
10-15-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By styggno1

The De Rosa Planet model was all aluminium up...

The De Rosa Planet model was all aluminium up until 2003 (do not know what the front forks were made of) - then in 2003 it changed to an aluminium frame triangle but with carbon mono stay/seatstays...
10-14-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 952
Posted By Nemosengineer

Well that's not good news, Bob Jackson cycles has...

Well that's not good news, Bob Jackson cycles has served me well, I have a World Tour with Aerohead lugs, in September I ordered a Audax Club in full Reynolds 853 OS tubes and fork blades, with the...
10-14-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By styggno1

Found a bike attached to the ergopower shifters I wanted...

Been looking for a set of 2000-2002 Campagnolo Chorus 10V Ergopower shifters for quite a while. They are the shifters to get if one want 10V Record performance but with aluminium levers. They are...
10-09-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9,412
Views: 911,656
Posted By seypat

Here you go. I bought this bike from a CL seller...

Here you go. I bought this bike from a CL seller in the Norfolk VA area. It has the stickers from Hirako Cycles in Zushi, Japan. As with all of my bikes, I put a triple and barcons on it. It also has...
10-09-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9,412
Views: 911,656
Posted By seypat

I like that paint scheme! I was supposed to post...

I like that paint scheme! I was supposed to post a pic of mine. I guess I should do it.
10-09-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 130,997
Posted By jamesdak

Awesome. I'm still at DA 9000 but waffle on...

Awesome. I'm still at DA 9000 but waffle on wheels from Aeolus 5.0's to Roval CL60's.
I'm very interested in that water bottle bag/cage there on the seat post/saddle.

/QUOTE]
Well the one in the...
10-08-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9,412
Views: 911,656
Posted By spank226

Again, not a Centurion but IS a Centurion... ...

Again, not a Centurion but IS a Centurion...

The COLORS!! (and for sale cheap https://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/bik/d/san-diego-racing-bike/7210731253.html )
...
10-08-20, 12:22 PM
10-08-20, 10:20 AM
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Posted By icemilkcoffee

Use it as the commute/ bad weather/...

Use it as the commute/ bad weather/ camping/downtown/train station/ chain-to-lamppost Bike.
Everyone needs a pre dented bike.
10-07-20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9,412
Views: 911,656
Posted By thejohnreyes

Centurion Pic

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/f1525d56_5393_42a1_b2b8_4ed9294d2912_6a70dcee569b31abaeddd76ebdd156c0c1cc5cd9.jpeg
My 1987 Terry is finished. I just need to hit it...
10-03-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9,412
Views: 911,656
Posted By malcala622

Life is just peachy when you have a 48cm...

Life is just peachy when you have a 48cm Centurion Ironman. A few weeks and ill get it looking pretty.
...
10-02-20, 11:24 PM
Replies: 9,412
Views: 911,656
Posted By thejohnreyes

Black Beauty

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/3a58b74d_5eca_4da2_b28a_0b01057cadc0_7111b75007d1bd770e5a2e5d1485af75ac726d27.jpeg
Here is my black 1989 Expert.
10-01-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9,412
Views: 911,656
Posted By thejohnreyes

JDM Expert

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/2cffaf70_5769_42bd_b5ec_506405706c65_c52e1eb609bf33b112241cee4f5fec07f387df67.jpeg
Hereís something you donít see everyday. I picked...
10-01-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By Fahrenheit531

I can't believe I'm saying this, but I really...

I can't believe I'm saying this, but I really like that stem on this build. It very much fits with the gravel/all-terrain vibe.
09-30-20, 12:41 AM
Replies: 9,412
Views: 911,656
Posted By thejohnreyes

1988 Expert

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/052fa3e3_439a_4214_b378_66eda892b924_8fde5b8950cb651ae21fa71b858b873ddf4a10d8.jpeg
I made 10 posts!! Here is my 1988 Expert.
09-27-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By herr_hest

European (Swedish) Centurion Pro Tours

Hi folks,

I been lurkin about for some time and figured I'd contribute to the forums.
I recently aquired two Centruion Pro Tours and I thought I'd share some findings with you guys.

This...
09-25-20, 04:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,155
Posted By nomadmax

Not only not silver, not made of metal. ...

Not only not silver, not made of metal.

Count me out on anything "1x", the jumps in gear changes are just too big.
09-22-20, 09:23 PM
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Views: 911,656
Posted By thejohnreyes

Hello!

Hey everyone! Iíve been a long time stalker and finally decided to join. Iíve been collecting Experts only, but my goal is to have one of every Ironman. #FirstWorldGoals. Anyways, Iím happy to be...
09-21-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,500
Posted By iab

Better than some old white guy telling her what...

Better than some old white guy telling her what to ride.

:D
09-21-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,478
Posted By J.Higgins

I agree with you 100%, Robbie. I also have a...

I agree with you 100%, Robbie. I also have a close friend and former co-worker who is our mail carrier for the last 25 years here. He is absolutely slammed with packages. He starts at 0730 in the AM...
09-21-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,478
Posted By J.Higgins

They certainly are NOT overpaid, and their...

They certainly are NOT overpaid, and their medical and pensions means that YOU'LL get your mail delivered in a timely manner if they are able to do it because they are kept healthy as government...
09-20-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,708
Posted By Drillium Dude

Agreed 100%. While the modern-day...

Agreed 100%. While the modern-day reinterpretation of the vintage concept is interesting, in this case the execution - particularly at this price point - is laughable. This thing just doesn't hit my...
09-20-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,267
Posted By jamesdak

I like the look, one of the two bikes I took out...

I like the look, one of the two bikes I took out today. ;)

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x885/colnago12_92e8154b9b10d41aff584f9c21db7c5f682a6ea7.jpg
09-20-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 702
Posted By GMS

Does anyone write things on their tires

From Joe Parkin's book A Dog in a Hat: An American Bike Racer's Story of Mud, Drugs, Blood, Betrayal, and Beauty in Belgium

"I had just come off a ride up Mount Diablo with my training partner and...
09-20-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,267
Posted By Sir_Name

Meant as tongue in cheek, though that doesnít...

Meant as tongue in cheek, though that doesnít always come through in text...! :) Very handsome example there.

Having caught up on the final couple hours of the ITT last night, that was quite the...
09-20-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,708
Posted By nomadmax

Which is it? "It's a crying shame big...

Which is it?

"It's a crying shame big manufacturers don't make steel frame/fork, quill stem, down tube shifter, rim brake bikes anymore".

"That's a miserable excuse for a currently produced...
09-18-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,478
Posted By gaucho777

Robbie, no hard feelings, okay? I know I was...

Robbie, no hard feelings, okay? I know I was replying to you directly, but I meant my last comment in a general sense. People I don't like say true things, too, like Rumsfeld on "known knowns." You...
09-18-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,478
Posted By iab

I shipped a package USPS to japan, took 12 days. ...

I shipped a package USPS to japan, took 12 days. Shipped the same package USPS to Italy, still hasn't arrived in 34 days. In the meanwhile, I received a package from Italy via USPS in 15 days.
...
09-18-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,478
Posted By Bad Lag

I also got screwed by this new delivery system,...

I also got screwed by this new delivery system, the name of which I have forgotten.

Large freight forwarders pick up and transport the packages to the customer's city. USPS receives those...
09-18-20, 05:02 AM
Replies: 7,816
Views: 2,318,309
Posted By familyguy

I had it repainted by a local guy geting into...

I had it repainted by a local guy geting into framebuilding and painting. It's a colour that Ford used in here in Australia called Tropicana Green. ​​​​I recreated a version of the original decals in...
09-17-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 619
Posted By cudak888

Don't tell me, you also went to the public...

Don't tell me, you also went to the public meeting to shut down the protected bike lane project that would have taken up part of your lawn.

-Kurt
09-16-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 582
Posted By CV-6

You bet. ...

You bet.




https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/500x376/ebay_photo_ouch_21bcf727c2d660654baf310bf77bac229bf0fae1.jpg

And below is a sale photo that is closer to the correct...
09-16-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 582
Posted By Salamandrine

Yeah, DT and ST panels I've seen many times....

Yeah, DT and ST panels I've seen many times. That's like a nice racy look. What I've never seen is DT panel only, combined with a matching contrast headtube.

Of course it's your bike and you can...
09-16-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 582
Posted By due ruote

I would select objects of various colors around...

I would select objects of various colors around the house and hold them up to the frame. Or go to a paint store and grab a bunch of cards. Take lots of pictures.
Have you tried laying the frame on a...
09-16-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 582
Posted By CV-6

What you cannot see, or maybe you can if you look...

What you cannot see, or maybe you can if you look closely at the photo, is the bike already had a DT panel. Original paint on this frame was for Abel Borne, a shop brand. And I would love to...
09-16-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,678
Posted By jamesdak

Well, it's been a couple of years and I thought...

Well, it's been a couple of years and I thought I'd update this with some better pics and such. Still one great riding bike for sure. Last year I finally gave in and had the gummed up, sticky cable...
09-16-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 56,921
Posted By Kilroy1988

My grail frame sold on eBay UK a few months ago....

My grail frame sold on eBay UK a few months ago. It is a beautifully restored mid-1950s Carlton International that I'd previously seen photos of floating around on the internet, and the only flaw...
09-15-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,708
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

Looks great! A nice modern update on a classic...

Looks great! A nice modern update on a classic bicycle. Raleigh has done a good job on this and I'm sure they'll quickly sell all 250 copies.
09-15-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,708
Posted By merziac

Plenty here to like regardless of its...

Plenty here to like regardless of its shortcomings, perceived or otherwise.

We should embrace any and all efforts by any company that continues to keep the flame going, most of them are happy to...
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