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10-29-20, 02:28 PM
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Posted By abshipp

Never seen a Zunow camping bike before. Rare...

Never seen a Zunow camping bike before.

Rare Zunow camping Touring 650B (https://www.ebay.com/itm/Rare-Zunow-camping-Touring-650B-Randonneur-Toei-Rene-Herse-Alex-singer/193363576816?)
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10-28-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,668
Posted By abshipp

Thanks for the replies, people, but this bike...

Thanks for the replies, people, but this bike (and this little quandry) has not been a part of my life for a few years now ;)
10-27-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 385
Posted By abshipp

I wouldn't. I did this to a frame that was...

I wouldn't.

I did this to a frame that was cracked at the BB and still regretted it.

A few months later I realized that it would have been a great frame to put on a trainer for the winter, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

1. Yep :D 2. 10mm! Assuming is was a...

1. Yep :D
2. 10mm!

Assuming is was a box/open combo, only the open end remains.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

Kitties are tough. You both will do great :hug:

Kitties are tough. You both will do great :hug:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

I'll splurge and get the insurance on them, but...

I'll splurge and get the insurance on them, but that's it. Sure came in handy one day:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

I know that roadies like to say your bikes should...

I know that roadies like to say your bikes should be worth more than the car they're on.

I wonder if the fat tire guys say a similar thing, but that the 2 tires on your fattie should cost more...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

I mis-typed a bit there, the trails are 15...

I mis-typed a bit there, the trails are 15 minutes from my house, but adding in the time of dressing, then getting all my stuff together and putting in in the truck is at least a 30 minute affair on...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

I'm somewhat glad that my local trails aren't all...

I'm somewhat glad that my local trails aren't all that crazy.

The only way to get in to a lot of trouble on them is to go really fast, but I'm not a good enough mountain biker to get up even close...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

It depends on how much time I've got. 45 minutes...

It depends on how much time I've got. 45 minutes on a MTB can be a blast, but way too short on the road.

Then again, It's a 30 minute round trip to the closest trails to my house...:rolleyes:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

Wow, their off the peg rim brake road frames are...

Wow, their off the peg rim brake road frames are just a bit over 1k shipped. Not bad.

*edit* What's the tire clearance like?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

Going to climb Haleakala?

Going to climb Haleakala?
10-24-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16,249
Views: 1,692,230
Posted By abshipp

27ish chilly miles this morning. Sure makes you...

27ish chilly miles this morning. Sure makes you appreciate the sun when it's in the high 30s. Got downright chilly when a broken cloud layer developed!

...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

Can the crew actually replenish the amount of...

Can the crew actually replenish the amount of power used using those cranks? Or are they cranking the whole time and playing catch up?

I just think about that video of a track sprinter barely...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

Ah. I quite enjoyed it. I'm quite...

Ah. I quite enjoyed it.

I'm quite surprised, actually. Generally I hate TV.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

Speaking of, have you watched the recent...

Speaking of, have you watched the recent Lovecraft Country show?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

I think the Trek is a bit faster downhill. I've...

I think the Trek is a bit faster downhill. I've hit around 40-45 on both bikes but I have to pedal for that on the Schwinn. Trek is most definitely lower, by a lot. I have to keep pedal strike in...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

:thumb: Someday...

:thumb:

Someday...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

I saw this BBC video...

I saw this BBC video (https://www.bbc.com/news/av/technology-54447635) on the Ineos boat. Wild how the rules are defined!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

What about wheel lateral rigidity? Trek has 36...

What about wheel lateral rigidity? Trek has 36 spoke, 3 cross wheels. I can see them move a lot side to side when I'm out of the saddle. The Schwinn has 24-28(?) spoke 2x wheels, which I believe...
Forum: Foo
10-23-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 350
Posted By abshipp

I'm 90% sure that I have a 2m kit. It's been in...

I'm 90% sure that I have a 2m kit. It's been in my closet for years now. I do know that it will remain there for a while since, 1) I have no place to build it, and 2) do I really want to build up a...
Forum: Foo
10-23-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 350
Posted By abshipp

Oh man, back when I was 10-16 I was super in to...

Oh man, back when I was 10-16 I was super in to RC flying.

My father had grown up flying control line stunt, free-flight, as well as a little bit of radio control flying. His father was really big...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

That's the thing that I can't quite put a finger...

That's the thing that I can't quite put a finger on. I probably work a bit harder on the Schwinn, but I think that might be because the Trek doesn't feel like it rewards me for pushing it harder.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

Something I keep wondering about - why am I so...

Something I keep wondering about - why am I so much slower on my Trek than my Schwinn? Like on average by around 2mph, regardless of ride length.

38mm tires vs 28mm? (Compass extralights vs...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

Or the whole Mountain Dew Hitler thing....

Or the whole Mountain Dew Hitler thing. (https://medium.com/better-marketing/mountain-dew-fans-why-marketers-stopped-polling-the-internet-bbad9478026b)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

Meanie.

Meanie.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

Anything I want ;) But really, it's a bit...

Anything I want ;)

But really, it's a bit underutilized. Usually just my repair kit & pump, wallet, keys, power bank, and phone.

It's most useful feature for me is the clear map case on the...
10-22-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 208,015
Posted By abshipp

Getting to be fender season here ...

Getting to be fender season here
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10-22-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16,249
Views: 1,692,230
Posted By abshipp

Rain all last night, clouds and fog all day...

Rain all last night, clouds and fog all day today. Was totally socked in at the very end towards sunset. Thankfully my lights were well charged!

Made for some pretty pictures though:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

See post #2157...

See post #2157 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2157)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

I regret not bringing a camera other than my...

I regret not bringing a camera other than my phone today.

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

I must be crank middle class then. I've got a...

I must be crank middle class then. I've got a handful, but they're mostly 80's Suginos :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

Ah, the picture in your post didn't load on my...

Ah, the picture in your post didn't load on my phone!

I can appreciate the weird aero cranksets, but they tend to look appropriate only on a high zoot track frame. IMO, naturally.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

That's the pinnacle of carbon crank aesthetics...

That's the pinnacle of carbon crank aesthetics :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

I thought you were talking about these: ...

I thought you were talking about these:

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x533/03201004_2t_52300e54d2e3098556c58060c263f10f64d5aaab.jpg




Eh, it depends on what frame...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

Ditto. Thankfully (?) only one of the extra sets...

Ditto. Thankfully (?) only one of the extra sets is worth the effort.



Surprisingly, no!

I also mis-remembered. Got a freewheel threaded rear in the closet and a set attached to a late 90s...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

5/13 bicycle wheels in my house have black...

5/13 bicycle wheels in my house have black spokes. 0/13 have black nipples, AFAIK.

I need to get rid of some wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

Who approved them? Unless expressly...

Who approved them?

Unless expressly permitted by supplemental terms, our sites and services are intended for general audiences 18 years of age and older, and access or use by anyone younger is not...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

Ah, lucky for you. There is zero maintenance on...

Ah, lucky for you. There is zero maintenance on my local path in the winter.

Thankfully we don't get a huge amount of snow here, so the roads pretty much stay clear. Even if they aren't, traffic...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

How aggressive are you looking to get with the...

How aggressive are you looking to get with the studs? Going full blown ride on a sheet of ice or moderately studded to keep things somewhat under control but don't kill your RR as much?

I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

Really there just a self-reflective technique....

Really there just a self-reflective technique. Shuffle the deck, then pull three cards. Depending on what cards are drawn and their orientation (normal or inverted) they have different meanings. You...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

My wife has a tarot deck with some really...

My wife has a tarot deck with some really gorgeous art-nouveau style illustrations:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

Well yeah, that sounds awesome. Who wouldn't...

Well yeah, that sounds awesome. Who wouldn't enjoy that?



You've got some interest in woodworking, right?

Why not use that time to build something cool?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

That looks incredibly boring.

That looks incredibly boring.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

This week we have one day with a forecast high...

This week we have one day with a forecast high temperature of 76F bookended by days with highs in the mid 50s.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 8,327
Posted By abshipp

I present to you...THE WORLD OF TOMORROW! ...

I present to you...THE WORLD OF TOMORROW!

:innocent: (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

Gross. One website...

Gross.

One website (https://www.wunderground.com/article/storms/winter/news/2020-10-20-october-snow-setting-records-more-forecast) is forecasting no snow for us thru the end of Oct. Better get...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

Feels like the lymph nodes in my neck are...

Feels like the lymph nodes in my neck are responding to something. Yikes!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 42,536
Posted By abshipp

I think mine's been on for the last month or so.

I think mine's been on for the last month or so.
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