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Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 16,497
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

A friend of mine out in the desert has had a barn...

A friend of mine out in the desert has had a barn owl take a liking to his bird bath.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 789
Views: 16,497
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

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07-14-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Pedaling innovations 143x95 505g $125

Pedaling innovations 143x95 505g $125
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 98,145
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Mourning dove update: We nearly have a fully...

Mourning dove update: We nearly have a fully functional bird. There was another baby, dunno if it passed away or already flew the coop.
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Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 98,145
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Wish there was video coverage of the Gambler 500,...

Wish there was video coverage of the Gambler 500, sweet pinto here
...
06-28-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Randombikeparts has some decent 700c hybrids,...

Randombikeparts has some decent 700c hybrids, occasionally really nice MTB and road frames, but they come and go quick.
...
06-28-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,480
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

A surprisingly high percentage of Amazon bicycle...

A surprisingly high percentage of Amazon bicycle and bicycle component listings have incorrect or missing info. Most Amazon reviews are useless as well, IMO.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 98,145
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Baby mourning doves!!! ...

Baby mourning doves!!!

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 98,145
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

For Wisconsinites, it's a huge step up from...

For Wisconsinites, it's a huge step up from Milwaukee's Best Ice. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 98,145
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Ahem, that was a prickly pear marg, dammit! ...

Ahem, that was a prickly pear marg, dammit!

I love girl drinks, can't deny it!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8C4TGGtPzBU
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 98,145
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

This is the best Choco Hazelnut treat I know of....

This is the best Choco Hazelnut treat I know of. Yummy.
...
06-18-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 777
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Yep, 6-bolt disc. These hubs might be quite old....

Yep, 6-bolt disc. These hubs might be quite old. Got the wheelset on a super closeout sale for $200 about 2 years ago. My phone refused to focus on the threads, but they're there :)...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 98,145
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I'd just go trigger. No really good 7speed...

I'd just go trigger. No really good 7speed gripshifts were ever made. The MRX with white plastic ring were the best, but just OK.

Problem could be cable/housing issues, cable not staying in the...
06-16-19, 11:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,600
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Every ride? How many days on average between...

Every ride? How many days on average between rides?

Leaky cores happen occasionally but not all that much. Have you sprayed soapy water on the valve after topping off the air, or dunked the...
06-16-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,345
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Yep, backpedaling and light pressure forepedaling...

Yep, backpedaling and light pressure forepedaling incidents are typically less dramatic.

Foot retention can also help to reduce likelihood of a bad situation, but not prevent such situations -...
Forum: Foo
06-16-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,718
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Its seems we've wandered away from the topic of...

Its seems we've wandered away from the topic of crashing bikes on TV...

Chris Elliot did it well

https://youtu.be/P-7pgeD__qU
06-16-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,345
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

It doesn't have to be hospital all the time, but...

It doesn't have to be hospital all the time, but a couple of knee-to-stem and knee-to-bar incidents have had me wishing I was skipping the hospital and headed straight for the undertaker. :)
06-15-19, 08:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,345
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

If you're stomping on a pedal when the chain...

If you're stomping on a pedal when the chain drops, very bad things are apt to. happen
06-10-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,211
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I've never found shimano 520s lacking. 6 or 7...

I've never found shimano 520s lacking. 6 or 7 pair for $150 if you shop around
06-10-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 24,424
Views: 1,910,741
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

So lit

So lit
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 98,145
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

It also looks as if a baby wishes to have a word...

It also looks as if a baby wishes to have a word with you :)

Kudos!
06-02-19, 10:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,228
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Duly noted: Furniture polish companies make...

Duly noted:

Furniture polish companies make better lubes than house paint companies.
06-01-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,011
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

The Eagles, Black Flag, hard to tell 'em apart......

The Eagles, Black Flag, hard to tell 'em apart...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4c2gadmytg
05-30-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,892
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

It's a Genesis like you'd find at Walmart. Junk...

It's a Genesis like you'd find at Walmart. Junk bike.

Maybe a GS29 but older cuz no disc brakes.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 98,145
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I'd get the new stuff on there if you have a...

I'd get the new stuff on there if you have a couple hours for a good ride on the new stuff. And time for possible messing around with the new stuff, then a second ride just to make sure.

Get the...
05-18-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,243
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

3x9 is a little easier, IMO. 9speed road shifter...

3x9 is a little easier, IMO. 9speed road shifter and mtb rear derailleur are compatible. Still need road triple cranks and FD though.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 98,145
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Medicine Bow. ...

Medicine Bow.

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 98,145
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Lube stop in Wamsutter. ...

Lube stop in Wamsutter.

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 98,145
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Recovery burger and beer. And beer cheese...

Recovery burger and beer. And beer cheese soup.https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20190514_203435441_hdr_ecfd6be8aa939a4b73ff2034bed2b22b43edfc03.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 98,145
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Report from the road. Vernal, UT. ...

Report from the road. Vernal, UT.

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05-12-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 688
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

That's a Cannondale alright. 1990-1995. I'm...

That's a Cannondale alright. 1990-1995. I'm afraid absolute model determination is unlikely, as there were usually a couple to a handful of models with the same frame and different components. If you...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

The imprints on the aluminum Ritchey Comp...

The imprints on the aluminum Ritchey Comp seatpost come off really easily with acetone. I left the front and rear markings on, just got rid of the ugly side markings.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 98,145
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Dangggg. Isaac Hayes used to have one hell of a...

Dangggg. Isaac Hayes used to have one hell of a breakfast nook.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,579
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

My 26lb 80s Fuji conversion could totally beat up...

My 26lb 80s Fuji conversion could totally beat up Tim's 16lb Rodriguez. Stronger, heavier, and with 666mm bars, better reach :)
05-07-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 141,572
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

+1 I would not walk that with cycling shoes.

+1 I would not walk that with cycling shoes.
05-03-19, 11:11 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 141,572
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Pavement Ends is a favorite, indeed!!! On...

Pavement Ends is a favorite, indeed!!!

On one of my favorite routes near Rock Springs, WY they didn't mention the end of pavement, simply noted that it was the End of County Maintenance.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,646
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Thats the real problem - Nobody makes 1x chain...

Thats the real problem - Nobody makes 1x chain lube!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 98,145
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Road a rode bike today for the first time in a...

Road a rode bike today for the first time in a long time. 32 miles - half paved/half canal gravel.

25mm deep aluminum rims and a freshly oiled chain. No one could hear me at all. :)

23mm...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-19, 10:46 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 12,286
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I guess a beer before the ride is OK too. :)

I guess a beer before the ride is OK too. :)
04-13-19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 141,572
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Rode Central Arizona Project gravel yesterday. ...

Rode Central Arizona Project gravel yesterday. The CAP is lined on both sides by immaculately graded dirt but said dirt is fenced off. Luckily, in town, most of the way there's some kind of gravel...
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