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06-18-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 206
Posted By Wildwood

Continental Sprinters for the DeRosa. 2nd choice...

Continental Sprinters for the DeRosa. 2nd choice = Specialized Turbo, nicer but wears faster
Veloflex (25 or 28) for the Colnago.

price them at www.probikekit.com and other EU or UK online...
06-18-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,908
Posted By Wildwood

I missed any pics you may have posted. Can you...

I missed any pics you may have posted. Can you tell me where to look.

Fondness for parts of Espana & Mallorca .....
06-18-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3,172
Views: 383,991
Posted By Wildwood

Social rules were invented by conformists I'm...

Social rules were invented by conformists
I'm more social contortionist

thanks locolobo13 - must be strange looking at all these pics of green stuff. I used to be in Las Vegas, the desert life...
06-17-19, 11:30 PM
Replies: 13,752
Views: 1,205,420
Posted By Wildwood

Before starting my ride today, thought I should...

Before starting my ride today, thought I should give due credit to the Steel is Real t-shirt (Mr. RobbieTunes) and lugged steel bike for a bit longer ride today. ...
06-17-19, 11:21 PM
Replies: 3,172
Views: 383,991
Posted By Wildwood

Love your beach. I love to whale around just...

Love your beach. I love to whale around just beyond the break.
At least at the beaches iíve been to.
06-17-19, 11:18 PM
Replies: 3,172
Views: 383,991
Posted By Wildwood

Just a ride in need of some road miles. ...

Just a ride in need of some road miles.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1550/3c506c87_0bfb_4c82_a4d7_fce0eff0da47_4565023b10286d8a5864e30131c55bca5a9963be.jpeg
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06-17-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By Wildwood

IDK, but if you put flat bar, triple, 28mm,...

IDK, but if you put flat bar, triple, 28mm, fenders = you are gonna spoil bigtime the image of this bike as America's hardcore racer for Everyman. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,616
Posted By Wildwood

Train heavy, race smart. Old school quotes never...

Train heavy, race smart. Old school quotes never mentioned aero or lightweight (directly).
Rode the tandem as a single with some climbing, for a good leg workout last Sat.
...
06-17-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13,752
Views: 1,205,420
Posted By Wildwood

If that Fuji rides as nice as it photographs,...

If that Fuji rides as nice as it photographs, it's mighty sweet. Great lines in that pic.
06-16-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 500
Posted By Wildwood

My 30yo son rode with me (first time in many...

My 30yo son rode with me (first time in many years) on Sat.
He’s used to be good at mtbing but that slipped thru much of his 20s.

First time i’ve been knowingly Strava’d.
17.8 miles, 15.6 avg,...
06-15-19, 10:30 PM
Replies: 3,172
Views: 383,991
Posted By Wildwood

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

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/249081cb_6067_4909_9ac1_13026834b900_7981ed764d19320ad5fd68455a9312834e3fb78c.jpeg

Rode in the Natl Forest today. I like big trees!...
06-15-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 17,641
Posted By Wildwood

Can you confirm the metric tubing? I put that...

Can you confirm the metric tubing? I put that info in a post and not sure now.
06-15-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,031
Posted By Wildwood

+1,000!!!

+1,000!!!
06-15-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,108
Posted By Wildwood

not the oldest. How bout in your Spin...

not the oldest.


How bout in your Spin sessions? What's the typical age?
Assuming you're a group rider.
06-15-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,912
Posted By Wildwood

.....much happier outside than in. Thanks...

.....much happier outside than in.

Thanks for keeping a thread alive & current.
06-15-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,781
Posted By Wildwood

I haven't read about Greg's childhood and...

I haven't read about Greg's childhood and pre-racing years, but rumor had it his Dad, who ran much of Lemond Cycles, was a bit difficult to deal with. Lemond Cycles had many, many different builders...
06-15-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 505
Posted By Wildwood

I used to ride a frame that I could barely stand...

I used to ride a frame that I could barely stand over flatfooted Raleigh SuperCourse. Maybe a fistful of seatpost, tall head tube, stem slammed. I wasn't seeking an upright position, but a very...
06-15-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 17,641
Posted By Wildwood

Perhaps mine is a year or two earlier - HLE...

Perhaps mine is a year or two earlier - HLE followed Carbolite103 in the model years. Not sure how long HLE lasted before a conversion to other tubing, maybe 2yrs?. There must have been a debate...
06-14-19, 10:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 17,641
Posted By Wildwood

I had a lugless Carbolite103 framed bike in size...

I had a lugless Carbolite103 framed bike in size 58. 1984 PH10LE if memory serves.
Can't speak to frame weights. I think the lugless frames were made with metric tubing and a 'new' joining process....
06-14-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,781
Posted By Wildwood

+1. Only the Revenge Factor makes him a flawed...

+1.
Only the Revenge Factor makes him a flawed god. Nobody's perfect though, so I'm a fan-boy. Bought my first yellow jersey, Fall 1986 - not a TdF jersey, just a yellow long sleeve one that...
06-14-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,328
Posted By Wildwood

Did grandpa build the frame as well? Then highly...

Did grandpa build the frame as well? Then highly relevant.

Looks like it might be a leg burner? on drive side....exhaust side.
Forum: Introductions
06-14-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By Wildwood

Do you ride a bicycle or are you only on a...

Do you ride a bicycle or are you only on a spinner?
Spinning seems a little limiting but good cardio.

Welcome to BF and the 50+ Forum, too.
06-14-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,108
Posted By Wildwood

maybe in your dreams in 11 years apply for...

maybe in your dreams

in 11 years apply for the 65+ Thread.
06-14-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,781
Posted By Wildwood

Another rebadged bike Lemond rode in TdF was a...

Another rebadged bike Lemond rode in TdF was a Carbonframes produced by Craig Calfee (www.calfeedesign.com (https://www.bikeforums.net/www.calfeedesign.com)).

Kinda like this one. (edit: frame...
06-14-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,031
Posted By Wildwood

When I get up in the morning and go to my...

When I get up in the morning and go to my "office", my dog usually isn't in a talkative mood. Especially, if I left him alone the prior day, for a long bike ride. :thumb:
06-13-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,606
Posted By Wildwood

it's easy to straighten elbows a bit for higher...

it's easy to straighten elbows a bit for higher position with better relaxed forward vision.
also, better stopping distances with a low center of gravity and max leverage near bottom of brake...
06-13-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 795
Posted By Wildwood

Was there any triage in progress in the ER? ...

Was there any triage in progress in the ER?

Maybe you should be glad your injuries weren't such that you became a higher priority.



Getting to a well run hospital is important when it...
06-13-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,606
Posted By Wildwood

actually, on these 2 bikes and about 3 others,...

actually, on these 2 bikes and about 3 others, this position is very comfy.

on the smaller 58cm frames the drops are comfy for a few fast miles but not long distances.


I offer the photos in...
06-13-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,606
Posted By Wildwood

just learn to look through your eyebrows. and,...

just learn to look through your eyebrows.
and, yeah, ride smooth or well known roads.


taken me 35 yrs of reasonably consistent cycling to get here.
lots of frame and cockpit refinement.
I...
06-13-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By Wildwood

Always painting the rosy picture for others. ...

Always painting the rosy picture for others.
Only one image of a weather radar, no photos (I saw) rained or puddled out.
Maybe I missed one.
Thought there was epic widespread flooding which takes...
06-13-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,468
Posted By Wildwood

I swing from 58cm - 62 frames, with tt from...

I swing from 58cm - 62 frames, with tt from 57-59, stems from 125mm-140mm. Best fit allows me to feel top tube between my knees on fast descents. Which means I greatly prefer a level or nearly level...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 11:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,434
Posted By Wildwood

Yeah, given 'bombproof' rims there may not be...

Yeah, given 'bombproof' rims there may not be much variability through spoke tension.

maybe the answer is in a thread in Wheelbuilders Forum
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 10:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,434
Posted By Wildwood

https://road.cc/content/buyers-guide/256942-6-best...

https://road.cc/content/buyers-guide/256942-6-best-comfort-boosting-seatposts-soften-road-shock-and-cosset-your

anything, for a price.
this info is a month old, maybe others.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,434
Posted By Wildwood

I was typing as you posted a minute before me. ...

I was typing as you posted a minute before me.
Good gloves are remarkable, but for extended chipseal, I double glove with a thinner, softer (usually older) inner.
06-12-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,341
Posted By Wildwood

Personally, I would say your definition of a...

Personally, I would say your definition of a Spoiler is a bit broad.


Sam Bennett (Bora) may not get called up for TdF. Is that a spoiler? Froomy news isn't always a spoiler.

Agree the TdF may...
06-12-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,563
Posted By Wildwood

Seeing a can of SPAM is all it takes, to make...

Seeing a can of SPAM is all it takes,
to make me turn to fast food.
06-12-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,524
Posted By Wildwood

I must not be as old as some of you. not...

I must not be as old as some of you.


not exactly - but in the same vein.

Been holding on to this signed glossly, hoping Gilberto Simone becomes a cycling legend. (Well the line was shorter...
06-12-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,200
Posted By Wildwood

Bakersfield today = no chance you would see those...

Bakersfield today = no chance you would see those telephone poles in the background.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,434
Posted By Wildwood

Another vote for Vittoria Graphene with thin...

Another vote for Vittoria Graphene with thin latex tubes for clinchers.
The high end Spec tire (older tubular 24mm) is heavenly, as is VeloFlex tubular 25mm.


Double glove.
Consult a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,684
Posted By Wildwood

From what I read - tubular will get you the...

From what I read - tubular will get you the greatest weight reduction at the rim.
That's the way to go at some price points.
How hard core racy is this bike?

A vote for tubulars on the S3...
06-12-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,341
Posted By Wildwood

The Tour is boring because of the disparity in...

The Tour is boring because of the disparity in dollars spent on Team personnel. Sky & Ineos are annually spending vastly more than Quick-Step + partner, or DimensionData, SunWeb, etc.

Remember...
06-12-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,200
Posted By Wildwood

With apologies, Instead of Bakersfield - should...

With apologies, Instead of Bakersfield - should have stated Fresno which is 30mi closer to Dinuba. But as a former CA resident, you know EVERYBODY picks on Bakersfield.

Being considered 'almost...
06-12-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,341
Posted By Wildwood

It's a 2handed sport when racing at speed. I...

It's a 2handed sport when racing at speed.

I read - took hand off bars to clear nose and gusty winds took him off-line.

edit: if he was executing the infamous snotrocket, at least his training...
06-12-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By Wildwood

Not aware of any ‘publicized’ regular vintage...

Not aware of any ‘publicized’ regular vintage rides in either Seattle or Portland areas.

Lots of classic regulars out there. In small groups. Il cognoscenti.
Lots of big bicycle clubs in ‘PNW...
06-12-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,200
Posted By Wildwood

Lotta racer boys in SD. Better not take anything...

Lotta racer boys in SD. Better not take anything old or tedious.

Lotta retirees in SD. Better to be thought of as old and tedious in SD than almost fast in Bakersfield.

just ride with a smile...
06-09-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,270
Posted By Wildwood

all over again? = likely a bigger group than what...

all over again? = likely a bigger group than what I have now.
one or two just don't cut it. variety is my spice.
06-09-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By Wildwood

Or a watch collector.

Or a watch collector.
06-08-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,468
Posted By Wildwood

I have never understood why people donít ride...

I have never understood why people donít ride frames that fit.
For me itís not the bars to be unseen.
5 fistfulls of seatpost and 4 fistfulls of stem height says the frame was make for someone 8Ē...
06-08-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3,172
Views: 383,991
Posted By Wildwood

Whatís that old saying? The ďbest things in life...

Whatís that old saying? The ďbest things in life are free...Ē
I had a nice free ride in the area near my home.
...
Forum: Introductions
06-07-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 453
Posted By Wildwood

If you are western KY, you just missed the Annual...

If you are western KY, you just missed the Annual Bourbon, Bacon, & Tobacco Tour - or something like that. T'was written up well with pics in C&V. Just a few guys out having fun on road bikes.
...
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