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01-21-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,027
Posted By himespau

[QUOTE=Dannyboy21;21292413]merziac reissue59 and...

[QUOTE=Dannyboy21;21292413]merziac reissue59 and others -Thanks for all the advice. Julie at Marinoni sent me some teaser pics today. I thought I would share them as well as pics of the planned build...
01-21-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,027
Posted By himespau

+1

+1
01-21-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 166
Posted By himespau

She's a beaut!!!

She's a beaut!!!
01-21-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,745
Posted By himespau

I never understood why the early 90's iteration...

I never understood why the early 90's iteration of the Specialized Sequoia never took of. They basically took a Rockhopper (I think, pretty sure it wasn't a Stumpjumber) frame, moved the canti posts...
01-19-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,745
Posted By himespau

I do this as well, but it often limits me to...

I do this as well, but it often limits me to bikes from the mid-80's onward as I prefer not to try to cold-set the frames For the one listed, I may have made an exception. I just wish Campagnolo...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,345
Posted By himespau

:notamused:

:notamused:
01-16-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,220
Posted By himespau

Ooh, I find those attractive.

Ooh, I find those attractive.
01-14-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 311
Posted By himespau

Mine is much slimmer and more athletic-looking. ...

Mine is much slimmer and more athletic-looking. Somehow, I haven't found the "add aero-belly" feature.
01-14-20, 11:34 AM
01-14-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 18,270
Views: 2,927,097
Posted By himespau

More importantly, don't check your time/change...

More importantly, don't check your time/change the buttons while passing a school.
01-12-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2,446
Views: 224,641
Posted By himespau

Downton Abbey: A whole lot of the plot (such as...

Downton Abbey: A whole lot of the plot (such as it is) seems unearned (as if there are several steps missing). Some fairly large holes in the plot. It's aware that it exists solely as fan service...
01-10-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 229,012
Posted By himespau

I used to hate having to put things out to the...

I used to hate having to put things out to the decimal like that. Because it often took me more than 6 minutes to figure out all my time distributions. But was there a code for figuring out how to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 12,313
Posted By himespau

Since I've just started back on it after a long...

Since I've just started back on it after a long time off, I keep finding myself starting up the program on my computer, clicking into my pedals, then having to go dismount and click the log in button...
01-09-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 415
Posted By himespau

These days, it works well as a place to clamp a...

These days, it works well as a place to clamp a pump, if you use the appropriate pump/holder, or a battery if you use a battery powered light. Probably would want to use fenders (assuming they fit)...
01-09-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 532
Posted By himespau

nice

nice
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By himespau

Baby bolts. Unfortunately, they got stolen. ...

Baby bolts. Unfortunately, they got stolen. That tends to happen with baby bolts. (https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/671476-bolts-got-stollen-loosing-temper.html)
01-09-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 415
Posted By himespau

Sweet score. I'd love to have one, and that...

Sweet score. I'd love to have one, and that looks to be just about my size too.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 12,313
Posted By himespau

I would hope they update the companion app. I've...

I would hope they update the companion app. I've had lots of issues with it lagging 10+ minutes behind what's actually happening (both in terms of being able to use boosts and make turns/stop the...
01-08-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,339
Posted By himespau

On my superpista (from the 80's not the super...

On my superpista (from the 80's not the super expensive modern one), I took the abs chuck from an old Lezyne pump that I'd upgraded a while back and screwed a silca hiro chuck onto the schrader end...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-08-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 25,419
Posted By himespau

Maybe all that was needed was cash for retooling...

Maybe all that was needed was cash for retooling for a new line. Maybe a silent partner gave them that.
01-07-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,339
Posted By himespau

That McMaster Carr #5304K42 suggested above did...

That McMaster Carr #5304K42 suggested above did me quite nicely, I have no problem getting up to 120 psi (it's rated to 250). The 25 feet I got has enough to do my 3 pumps with 5 feet each and still...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 12,313
Posted By himespau

Well, that tells me that, in my current level of...

Well, that tells me that, in my current level of conditioning, I don't currently produce the W/kg to compete on C level races, but I already knew that.
Forum: Foo
01-07-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 61,612
Posted By himespau

Because their lunch buffet's are so tempting. ...

Because their lunch buffet's are so tempting. Plus, the dessert breadsticks are awesome.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By himespau

That does seem odd. I do wonder if a restart...

That does seem odd. I do wonder if a restart might help.
01-07-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 292
Posted By himespau

Cool find.

Cool find.
01-07-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 457
Posted By himespau

I did it a few years ago, but just restarted it...

I did it a few years ago, but just restarted it again. I've been off the bike completely for over a year until about a week ago due to what I thought was a sprained knee but turned out to be a tumor...
Forum: Foo
01-07-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,248
Posted By himespau

Indeed, that's insane. +1. I'm just...

Indeed, that's insane.


+1. I'm just starting out riding again after taking more than a year off for what I thought was a sprained knee (and turned out to be a tumor that ate the top half of my...
01-06-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2,446
Views: 224,641
Posted By himespau

I still would have liked it better had they...

I still would have liked it better had they followed the suggestions and had Ant Man win the war by shrinking, crawling up the Thanos's but and then growing to giant sized and exploding him from the...
01-02-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 188
Posted By himespau

I know it's only 20" diameter, but that must have...

I know it's only 20" diameter, but that must have been a lot of pumps to get enough air into that wide of a tire to get up to 110 psi.
01-01-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 718
Posted By himespau

cool

cool
01-01-20, 10:41 PM
Replies: 2,446
Views: 224,641
Posted By himespau

Watched The Rise of Skywalker yesterday. It was...

Watched The Rise of Skywalker yesterday. It was ok. There were some definite good bits, but at least an equal number of giant plot holes, logical inconsistencies and points that got blurred over...
01-01-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2,446
Views: 224,641
Posted By himespau

I am not interested in watching more adventures...

I am not interested in watching more adventures as they hunt down the remaining 8 names. The first 10 minutes was too choppy for me, and the logic holes from then out were too big. I kept watching...
Replies: 20
Views: 888
Posted By himespau

To be fair, I dislike the aesthetics of a...

To be fair, I dislike the aesthetics of a straight-legged fork. For me, if I had the coin to drop on a Colnago, that might be reason enough for a replacement fork without a crash.
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By himespau

I'd doubt the fork is original, but it doesn't...

I'd doubt the fork is original, but it doesn't look bent to me. Too many lines converging at different angles make me think it's just an optical illusion.
Replies: 20
Views: 888
Posted By himespau

To me, the replacement fork is the most worrisome.

To me, the replacement fork is the most worrisome.
Forum: Foo
12-20-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 2,135,671
Posted By himespau

I saw some of those in a candy store just the...

I saw some of those in a candy store just the other day. Sort of surprised that they still make those. I never liked the flavor of candy cigarettes.
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By himespau

No damage to the downtube? I always have to...

No damage to the downtube? I always have to check when I see a replacement fork.
12-19-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,560
Posted By himespau

awesome

awesome
Replies: 17
Views: 611
Posted By himespau

This was my thought as well. At this point, just...

This was my thought as well. At this point, just keep looking for a bare frameset and save yourself some money not buying stuff you don't need.
Forum: Foo
12-19-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 937
Posted By himespau

I don't know about the moon landing, but the mars...

I don't know about the moon landing, but the mars landing was definitely faked. That janitor from Boston may have been secretly wicked smaht, but no way in hell did they let him go to mars after he...
12-19-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,285
Posted By himespau

I had always thought it was a ploy to both make...

I had always thought it was a ploy to both make it seem quality and, at the same time, allow them to change tubing from year to year (or even within a year) to respond to changing in pricing - they...
12-17-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 8,302
Posted By himespau

Dude, stop with the uninterrupted walls of text...

Dude, stop with the uninterrupted walls of text with random (and often inappropriately used) strings of capital letters and odd punctuation. It doesn't matter if your statements are accurate and...
12-17-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 559
Posted By himespau

Flex and cracking are two things I've heard a lot...

Flex and cracking are two things I've heard a lot about the colnago ti bikes. Don't know if that's just the stories that show up on the internet and are more likely to be remembered or not, but I...
12-17-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 553
Posted By himespau

Interesting design.

Interesting design.
12-17-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By himespau

It really depends on the surface type of the...

It really depends on the surface type of the paths, the condition of the parts and what work needs to be done.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 12,313
Posted By himespau

It's been a while since I've been on Zwift (and...

It's been a while since I've been on Zwift (and never did much in the way of racing - just tried to see if I could get on some odd sprint leaderboards in the very early days). Is there any...
12-17-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 8,302
Posted By himespau

Most "mountain" bikes that I've seen at the...

Most "mountain" bikes that I've seen at the department stores, if you read their manual, they forbid offroad riding or say it voids any warranty. Knobby tires and shocks don't mean that the...
12-16-19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2,446
Views: 224,641
Posted By himespau

Spoiler alert: the bit at the end where they say...

Spoiler alert: the bit at the end where they say that the dog died just about broke my kids. But yeah,the cinematography was excellent.
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By himespau

If you start with a bare frame, you're rarely...

If you start with a bare frame, you're rarely able to make back the costs of what you could get from selling all the parts separately when you try to sell it as a complete bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By himespau

Ride them both and see if you can feel the...

Ride them both and see if you can feel the comfort difference that is supposed to be present in the carbon. Also please don't make duplicate posts in different subforums.
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