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Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13,489
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Posted By rpenmanparker

cable Don't folks know you set them up with...

cable
Don't folks know you set them up with couplers? You unscrew the couplers and take apart the cables before breaking down the bike.

By the way I have some couplers lying around if anyone...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

All three bikes sold. Bunch of other stuff also...

All three bikes sold. Bunch of other stuff also sold. All that is left is assorted old time tools. I have to decide whether to try to sell them or just donate them to the local co-op...if it is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

12 of us for dinner celebrating MIL's 98th b'day....

12 of us for dinner celebrating MIL's 98th b'day. Carry out Vietnamese. Huynh, the best in Houston.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-20, 03:30 AM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

There will be a backlash, welcome to civil...

There will be a backlash, welcome to civil society, NASCAR.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

Yep, but what about the 50% of people that cover...

Yep, but what about the 50% of people that cover their mouths with the mask but not their noses? :foo: It's everywhere here in Houston.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

I'm thinking it isn't weather that makes viral...

I'm thinking it isn't weather that makes viral illnesses like flu seasonal, flaring up in the fall, but rather back-to-school. There is nothing that can spread a virus like a school child.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

That is classic idiocy. You see it all the time....

That is classic idiocy. You see it all the time. It is even in the Bible. A prophet says repent or die. Everybody repents. Nobody dies. Therefore he was a false prophet. If I'm not mistaken,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 04:01 AM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

We have been wanting to try real Texas BBQ...

We have been wanting to try real Texas BBQ smoking, but it requires good temperature control. And our gas grill is not set up for properly igniting wood chips. We didn't want to have to buy another...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

Forgot to mention I sold the steelie. $950. No...

Forgot to mention I sold the steelie. $950. No shipping. I am delivering it near New Orleans when we go back in a couple of weeks. So two down and one to go. The Ti bike went up on eBay today. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

I really think about it all the time. The...

I really think about it all the time. The chicken pot pie tonight was not gross.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

On our walks the mask does restrict air flow...

On our walks the mask does restrict air flow some. We breathe easier without it. But when within 20 feet of anyone, the mask goes on.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

Envious, not jealous.. Just ask datlas. He'll...

Envious, not jealous.. Just ask datlas. He'll tell you. But good thing I came back.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

Right, but you can't keep cases from going up by...

Right, but you can't keep cases from going up by not testing, can you? I mean the truth is eventually going to out. Except for a few asymptomatic cases, the sick are going to a medical facility and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

Thanks for the kind words. I really like being...

Thanks for the kind words. I really like being here. Maybe I will just pretend to be a cyclist. Who's gonna know?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

The same.

The same.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

We were going to New Orleans last weekend to...

We were going to New Orleans last weekend to check on my MIL (98 yrs old this week) and bring her back to Houston for her birthday. My SIL said better go early, so we backed up a couple of days and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

Too bad. I just sold my R3 clone (Workswell...

Too bad. I just sold my R3 clone (Workswell R-066) for $900. Nobody wanted it at a higher price. It came in at 12.5 lb sans pedals. 11-speed Red mechanical, Zero Gravity Ti brake calipers, 999 g pair...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

Stuff happens!

Stuff happens!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

I carried my tools in my back pocket. They never...

I carried my tools in my back pocket. They never made the bike feel heavy.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

It is so easy, even to do inexpensively, I have...

It is so easy, even to do inexpensively, I have never understood why it is not more common. Not only that , but folks seem to relish adding weight with new developments like wide rims. No sooner did...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

Yep. I know all about it. There is no escape....

Yep. I know all about it. There is no escape. Kind of a Borg thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

But it doesnít feel as good when you push the...

But it doesnít feel as good when you push the pedals. And really, my weenie bikes were very reasonable to put together. I really work it hard.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

Still better than putting the water on a bike...

Still better than putting the water on a bike that weighs 10 lb more. You have to ride a 12.5 lb bike like the crabon one I just sold to understand how good it feels.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

Sans pedals, computer gear, and bottle cages. ...

Sans pedals, computer gear, and bottle cages. Basically the way a bike would appear in a bike shop. Only you can know what your add on riding gear weighs so I provide the base weight. Heck the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

Yes, 54. 14.5 lb. Just a few minutes ago I...

Yes, 54. 14.5 lb.

Just a few minutes ago I heard the bike calling, "Trainsnorter, Trainsnorter." It was pitiful.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

I have a Merlin CR Works Ti bike I also want to...

I have a Merlin CR Works Ti bike I also want to sell. I am waiting to put it up for sale until I can rewrap the bars. They are a little shoddy right now. If you guys really love Ti so much, you...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

Thanks, Billy. This is by far the most civilized...

Thanks, Billy. This is by far the most civilized forum I have found.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

My biggest issue lately has been riding on...

My biggest issue lately has been riding on Houston style hot/humid days and feeling really crappy after about 15 hard miles. Light headed, soaked, even disoriented. I could do it for 10 miles without...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

Actually you are correct. I just decided to give...

Actually you are correct. I just decided to give it up. Selling everything I have. It served me well for almost 40 years, but I'm finding walking with Mrs. rpen is working better for us. I don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

Uh, and your point is? ;)

Uh, and your point is? ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13,489
Views: 247,287
Posted By rpenmanparker

Hey guys. I hope you are all well and the virus...

Hey guys. I hope you are all well and the virus didn't strike anyone in my absence. All good here. I actually just came in to put my steel bike up for sale but thought I should say hello while I...
Forum: For Sale
06-08-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 530
Posted By rpenmanparker

Super light, vintage/updated Romic Reynolds 531, 54 cm, 700c road racing bike

SOLD


$1,100 + 175 shipping. Shipping charge includes the box, professional packing of the bike at a bike shop, and FedEx shipping.

16.5 lb for a Reynolds 531 steel frame? (Weighed without...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 215,077
Posted By rpenmanparker

Hey, folks. I just wanted to let you know I don’t...

Hey, folks. I just wanted to let you know I don’t have much to say these days. Busy with other things. I will pop in and out, but please don’t be concerned if you don’t hear from me for a while. Ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 215,077
Posted By rpenmanparker

Just like the Warren Moon game. including the...

Just like the Warren Moon game. including the giving up the lead.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 215,077
Posted By rpenmanparker

Folks probably use kosher salt from the...

Folks probably use kosher salt from the supermarket for ice cream assuming they donít have a an ice cream freezer bowl that they pre-freeze in their refrigerator freezer.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 215,077
Posted By rpenmanparker

Closest you can come is water softener salt.

Closest you can come is water softener salt.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 215,077
Posted By rpenmanparker

If I had my way, the British royal family would...

If I had my way, the British royal family would trade their English and Scottish lands to Protestant residents of Northern Ireland resettling them in Britain and donate the Northern Ireland...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 215,077
Posted By rpenmanparker

ďMind the gap.Ē A family favorite.

ďMind the gap.Ē A family favorite.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 215,077
Posted By rpenmanparker

Oh, that is really good.

Oh, that is really good.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 215,077
Posted By rpenmanparker

Now youíve done it. Surely you know better than...

Now youíve done it. Surely you know better than to queer the deal.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 215,077
Posted By rpenmanparker

I have been following Billyís headache problem...

I have been following Billyís headache problem but not having anything substantial to offer. I will take this opportunity though to wish you a rapid resolution, Billy. IOW feel better, man!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 215,077
Posted By rpenmanparker

I think you misspelled fat.

I think you misspelled fat.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 215,077
Posted By rpenmanparker

Also so many folks were traveling over the...

Also so many folks were traveling over the holidays and had no access to their usual practitioners. Hence the crowds at emergency rooms, urgent care centers and pharmacy clinics.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 215,077
Posted By rpenmanparker

Been away for a couple of weeks fattening up in...

Been away for a couple of weeks fattening up in New Orleans. Donald Link, a noted Cajun chef there has a new Italian place that is dynamite, Gianna. Don’t miss it if you are ever there. Everything he...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 33,910
Posted By rpenmanparker

Very happy holidays to all of youse guys. And...

Very happy holidays to all of youse guys. And best wishes for a healthy, happy and properous new year. Or as Jose Feliciano says, "Felice navidad," and "Prospero anno."
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 33,910
Posted By rpenmanparker

Measuring?

Measuring?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 33,910
Posted By rpenmanparker

Well, at least thatís easy. Even I can do it.

Well, at least thatís easy. Even I can do it.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 33,910
Posted By rpenmanparker

Agreed. Neither me.

Agreed. Neither me.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-19, 05:57 AM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 33,910
Posted By rpenmanparker

All true, but it should be noted that cold...

All true, but it should be noted that cold setting was even more a thing for the switch from standard spaced 5-speed and narrow 6-speed freewheels to 7-speed or IOW 120 to 126mm. That's because the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 33,910
Posted By rpenmanparker

Which daughter is Jackie?

Which daughter is Jackie?
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