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Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I've seen CX bikes in a number of 4/5 fields

I've seen CX bikes in a number of 4/5 fields
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-19, 03:01 AM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

More sad computer obsolescence news: ...

More sad computer obsolescence news:

https://www.engadget.com/2019/10/18/us-military-nuclear-missiles-floppy-disks/
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I went to 8.1 to 10 on a Win7 rig, then I boxed...

I went to 8.1 to 10 on a Win7 rig, then I boxed it up and put it in Ramona's Mom's garage. Then picked this refurb Win7 machine up for $120, and put a $200 vid card, SSD and more RAM in it.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Beautiful!

Beautiful!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

:( ease the transition to what??? ...

:(

ease the transition to what???

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1140x720/windows_7_end_support_c9900e90c46b837e1fea62a5e55d6836ea9b785f.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

There's a test to see if you're Dr Dre? I...

There's a test to see if you're Dr Dre?

I don't think I'll get a positive, but I still got love for the streets...

https://youtu.be/_CL6n0FJZpk
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Oooh a rainbow trout frame in 54cm showed up on...

Oooh a rainbow trout frame in 54cm showed up on the local FB bike junk page. $1500 frame and fork, so I'm not even tempted.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I kinda wanna see how bad the flu really is since...

I kinda wanna see how bad the flu really is since I've never had it. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I park the cheepo minivan in outer space. I just...

I park the cheepo minivan in outer space. I just hate driving around in parking lots, so I like to get a spot near the driveway and hike up to the store.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Wonder if I should start getting them now that...

Wonder if I should start getting them now that I'm of an advanced age (51).
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Velo Vol has missed a momentous BF milestone. You...

Velo Vol has missed a momentous BF milestone. You can embed tweets now!!!

https://twitter.com/GameCrate/status/1184968444883550209
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-19, 10:07 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

https://scontent.fphx1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/74...

https://scontent.fphx1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/74651314_2725278664201503_6797668911455141888_n.jpg?_nc_cat=1&_nc_oc=AQnl9PCjz-APZPkocKLJ5W2O9qdlOM6Uj9kGb5-MCw1bBECpVFZSMZ-uU9RTB2n_H_OqbUFT-BTGDS0gOLa...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-19, 09:53 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Wow, those Specialized pics really throw this...

Wow, those Specialized pics really throw this site for a loop.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Oh, I'd still take one of those Trimbles :) ...

Oh, I'd still take one of those Trimbles :)

One of these, but in that Specialized rainbow trout livery would be way more fun, though. I'd wanna get those Chicago deep dish rims done up too. :)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I'd be tempted if it was a mountain bike. ...

I'd be tempted if it was a mountain bike.

I always wanted one of these BITD:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

RIP George "Pops" Chambers. ...

RIP George "Pops" Chambers.

https://youtu.be/5N0UNGRkxYU
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 11:17 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

US17 is over by the east coast. The one from...

US17 is over by the east coast. The one from Flag to PHX is:

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x1024/1024px_i_17_28az_29_svg_f7d0cb9f5bf3dce6932bdabe844defe5b6429f4e.png
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

US17 ? :twitchy:

US17 ? :twitchy:
10-15-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,248
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Aha so housing pushes derailleur arm down. ...

Aha so housing pushes derailleur arm down. Interesting setup!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Pho for lunch today. Eye of round steak and...

Pho for lunch today. Eye of round steak and tendons.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

SKs here too. Mainly because of the colour...

SKs here too. Mainly because of the colour choices. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 01:09 AM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Second Sunday in that respect!

Second Sunday in that respect!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 01:08 AM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

74 at midnight. I could smell a couple of...

74 at midnight. I could smell a couple of fireplaces in use on my way home. Phoenicians are so ridiculous sometimes.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I've half-heartedly begun vid card handwringing. ...

I've half-heartedly begun vid card handwringing. Planning on gaming in 4k by January 2022. No way that's happening on ye olde 750ti.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Looks like Home Depot calls 'em border spades or...

Looks like Home Depot calls 'em border spades or edging spades. Guess drain spades all have round bottoms, but we just called any of those skinny bladed ones drain spades.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

That's an orange tree unfortunately. We always...

That's an orange tree unfortunately. We always called the one in the middle a shovel, the one on the right a drain spade.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I've never used it. Would be difficult since...

I've never used it. Would be difficult since it's missing the handle. Maybe I should fashion a handle out of some scrap lumber we have lying about.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

It was a quart, not quite a litre.

It was a quart, not quite a litre.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I had a gigantic beer midride. We only rode the...

I had a gigantic beer midride. We only rode the tandem about 3 miles round trip to go see the Seahawks win at the local wall-of-TVs bar.

Ramona said "That sure is a big beer." I said, "It's a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

A shovel ain't awesome if it ain't C&V. ...

A shovel ain't awesome if it ain't C&V.
#steelisreal
#itsthewoodthatmakesitgood...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I gotta get up to Vegas and put some money on...

I gotta get up to Vegas and put some money on Seahawks to win the Superbowl.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Dunno who was supposed to win but Vikes destroyed...

Dunno who was supposed to win but Vikes destroyed the Eagles.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I run my 30s at 40f 45r at 160lbs.

I run my 30s at 40f 45r at 160lbs.
10-13-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,248
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Trek may have fitted a pulley on a bracket to get...

Trek may have fitted a pulley on a bracket to get it above the stays, or possibly on a spacer to get it back far enough to fit.
10-13-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,248
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Is the bolt right between the chain stays? How...

Is the bolt right between the chain stays? How much room is in there?

Here are a couple of pulley options:

https://www.jensonusa.com/Problem-Solvers-Aluminum-Cable-Pulley
...
10-13-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,248
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

You also need to unscrew the inner (low) limit...

You also need to unscrew the inner (low) limit screw. Yours looks like it's screwed almost all the way in. With cable off, you should be able to watch the FD move inward as you unscrew the limit...
10-13-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,248
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Looks like it's actually a 92 according to...

Looks like it's actually a 92 according to vintage trek. Have you tried unscrewing the inner limit screw to see if that lets it shift to little ring?

If no joy, have you tried disconnecting the...
10-13-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I only made $2.86 an hour in the early '80s. Bag...

I only made $2.86 an hour in the early '80s. Bag boys were considered tipped employees for some bizarre reason. I only raked in a quarter or two a day in tips.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Our local Fox affiliate has a nasty habit of...

Our local Fox affiliate has a nasty habit of playing a pregame show but NOT the actual football game. So, we can't enjoy Seahawks action from the comfort of our couch today :( :( :(
...
10-12-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Timeline seems a little off. Napster wasn't...

Timeline seems a little off. Napster wasn't mainstream enough to matter til 2001 or so, yet MTV was practically devoid of music by 1998.

Maybe by "stealing music" he means...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I probably will sand/steel wool and repaint....

I probably will sand/steel wool and repaint. Might have to see if there's a liquid aluminium oxidation inhibitor to protect the interior surfaces...

Ya know, this wheel is surely lighter now, yet...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-19, 12:57 AM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I was thinking more like wheelset...

I was thinking more like wheelset...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Oof. All kindsa paint came off with the rim tape...

Oof. All kindsa paint came off with the rim tape and there's an extra hole in the rim in an area with much corrosion. Looks like the Rolfs fell victim to too many rain rides in Portland/Vancouver. :(...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

See if you can get it come out to 66.6 actual...

See if you can get it come out to 66.6 actual miles
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Impressive drop in Denver! ...

Impressive drop in Denver!

https://komonews.com/weather/scotts-weather-blog/denver-goes-from-83-to-19-degrees-in-just-18-hours?fbclid=IwAR1O_eOGH9Hj_KhIl2uLrRubYNhiI92aVVtAumEsmn8IdEfLwndx00UbRks
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I was very excited to get home in time for some...

I was very excited to get home in time for some of the 4th quarter of TNF, but after 5 mins I was starting to doze off. zzz.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Got another flat on the Basso the other day. ...

Got another flat on the Basso the other day. Peeled a tyre bead off, yanked the tube, inflated, noted hole on inside, peeked at the rim tape and it's riddled with holes. Skinniest rim tape I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Have you been bringing the bike into the living...

Have you been bringing the bike into the living room to change cables, and cursing loudly every time? Seems like that would work.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Looks like we're gonna get a couple more...

Looks like we're gonna get a couple more scorchers.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 971
Views: 19,264
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Rollin' coal in the E350, hilarious. That...

Rollin' coal in the E350, hilarious.

That Amp'd van really looks like one to avoid - tinted taillights and crash damage!!!

Looks like he has his home address on google maps, and a google rating...
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