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08-02-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 847
Posted By RobbieTunes

I find it easier to be in denial if I don't count...

I find it easier to be in denial if I don't count them.

Kudos to the OP. That takes doing.
BTW, I see folks a lot on Habanero Ti bikes. They're cool.
08-02-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 485
Posted By RobbieTunes

Doesn't matter who made it; not like Trek was...

Doesn't matter who made it; not like Trek was using minimum wage trainees to build LeMonds.

She's one ready-to-roll beauty, well done by someone who actually gave a rat's....

It's right up my...
08-02-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 642
Posted By RobbieTunes

+1 I'm also a fan of RoS's builds; like he...

+1

I'm also a fan of RoS's builds; like he reads my mind, then does it better.
A great frame is a great frame. Better components do not dilute that.
A great frame in decades-old kit is even...
08-01-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 642
Posted By RobbieTunes

You are not.

You are not.
07-31-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,991
Posted By RobbieTunes

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/09026349_bf4b_4016_840b_3d3f5b8f6bf4_fcb0c25c9e2972f564046adaa32630d31f97df35.jpeg

They are kind of worth painting up cool.
07-29-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,991
Posted By RobbieTunes

Oh. The only Italian motorcycle I’d ever seen was...

Oh. The only Italian motorcycle I’d ever seen was a Harley, until some poor broke Duke student talked me into giving him an Ironman frame, then rolled up on a Ducati...(we still bonded over our...
07-29-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,991
Posted By RobbieTunes

Green

Green
07-29-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,239
Posted By RobbieTunes

Ride it like you stole it. But don’t steal it.

Ride it like you stole it. But don’t steal it.
07-29-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,239
Posted By RobbieTunes

Ride what you want. Want what you ride. Stick...

Ride what you want.
Want what you ride.
Stick to this rule, and be satisfied.

Like what you build.
Build what you like.
Just remember, it’s only a bike.

Oldish cool frames
Newish cool parts
07-29-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,991
Posted By RobbieTunes

Hardly. The lists below are hardly complete. ...

Hardly. The lists below are hardly complete.

My Italians (own):
Cinelli SC and Equipe (for Centurion)
Basso SLX
Battaglin SLX
Colnago Super
Pinarello Catena Lusso
Cipollini Logos
Guerciotti
07-29-20, 05:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 609
Posted By RobbieTunes

I got nothing. I gave up.

I got nothing.
I gave up.
07-28-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9,019
Views: 861,731
Posted By RobbieTunes

Never have I ever ridden no hands. Canít do...

Never have I ever ridden no hands.
Canít do it.
Wonít do it.
Canít.
Wonít.

Even try.

Doc and I followed a guy downhill in a paceline at Thunder Ridge. Surly Straggler. Probably 28 mph....
07-27-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,991
Posted By RobbieTunes

I deny that. Italians couldn’t paint for beans,...

I deny that. Italians couldn’t paint for beans, and ignored quality control processes, thinking they were good enough. Sometimes they were, sometimes better, sometimes worse..

Too generic to agree...
07-27-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9,019
Views: 861,731
Posted By RobbieTunes

Nice carbon. I call those FUBARs. Just got a set...

Nice carbon. I call those FUBARs. Just got a set in. No, not going to use them. I need to get the stem off, and the levers. Hints welcome.
07-27-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,991
Posted By RobbieTunes

I don’t buy that, given a vacuum of Italian...

I don’t buy that, given a vacuum of Italian builders, other great frames would not have occurred.

My 1985 531Pro Bob Jackson Ltd Ed. is easily equal to my SLX Merckx and Colnago of the same year....
07-27-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,228
Posted By RobbieTunes

I have a TSDI Gerk, I THINK. Non-lugged fork,...

I have a TSDI Gerk, I THINK. Non-lugged fork, Tre Tubing decals, red/white/blue fade. I’ll have to look at the pantos. Nice feeling frame. I’ve not built it; wishy washy between 2.10 DA DT and...
07-27-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,958
Posted By RobbieTunes

I almost never carry a multi tool. Almost never....

I almost never carry a multi tool. Almost never. Mistakenly, I counted on my wrenching to keep a bike ready. Better wrenches have proven me wrong.

Hilly Hundred 2019. American Classic seat post...
07-26-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 584
Posted By RobbieTunes

I read they now have a threshold, below which is...

I read they now have a threshold, below which is no longer worth the resources of the SFPD (and many other jurisdictions). I handled a theft claim from a vehicle parked at a hotel there, PD did not...
07-24-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,261
Posted By RobbieTunes

If there was a HOF for influencing cycling in the...

If there was a HOF for influencing cycling in the US, Alan Goldsmith would be a shoe-in.
He was around a lot of stuff...that I know of....:
Bikeology
ParkPre
Centurion Ironman
Cinelli Centurion...
07-24-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,958
Posted By RobbieTunes

Vittorias+Camp rims = often :notamused:

Vittorias+Camp rims = often :notamused:
07-24-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,269
Posted By RobbieTunes

When you are out of fingers and toes, probably...

When you are out of fingers and toes, probably too many.

Bikes that fit me in the legs are often not tall enough at the stem, so a longer fork steerer is needed just to fit. I completely...
07-24-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By RobbieTunes

I think that was part of his point..... ...

I think that was part of his point.....

Billy Goat Bicycles has a 531 Motobecane I'm looking at.
Simply for that....and it's my size.
Haven't been Frenched since I built a UO8 mixte.

OP,...
07-24-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,958
Posted By RobbieTunes

My tools are simple: Clincher bikes: air/CO2,...

My tools are simple:
Clincher bikes: air/CO2, tube, lever. wet wipes, cleat covers, and now...mask.
Tubular bikes: tubular, air/CO2, wet wipes, cleat covers, and now....mask.

I don't carry a...
07-24-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,958
Posted By RobbieTunes

You need to ask nomadmax about Lucky Strikes. ...

You need to ask nomadmax about Lucky Strikes.

I smoked them when they were free in c-rations. Often got them in trade for Kools.
Then, my employer actually wanted me to be in shape. Egad, the...
07-24-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 838
Posted By RobbieTunes

+1 Many cobblers are craftsmen, and they have...

+1
Many cobblers are craftsmen, and they have adapted to the changes in shoe tech.
Some of them can fix almost anything footworn, including bike shoes.
I've had them put new pads on the toes and...
07-24-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,991
Posted By RobbieTunes

+1 Nice bike. I've never seen a Lamborghini...

+1
Nice bike.
I've never seen a Lamborghini in person. I've seen maybe 4 Ferraris.
I've heard it matters if they're fast and handle well, and they're expensive.

I have, however, seen many...
07-24-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,991
Posted By RobbieTunes

I heard the owner wants it back, Brian......:lol:

I heard the owner wants it back, Brian......:lol:
07-23-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,991
Posted By RobbieTunes

With an Ironman, you don’t have to bother with...

With an Ironman, you don’t have to bother with dinner and a glass of wine.
They know what you're there after.
Replies: 17
Views: 722
Posted By RobbieTunes

Hmm....Dossena Carlo or Carlo Dossena? I’ve seen...

Hmm....Dossena Carlo or Carlo Dossena? I’ve seen references to the name both ways.

Might be a clue there. He varnished (term for painting) some Guerciotti frames, almost all with distinctive...
07-22-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9,019
Views: 861,731
Posted By RobbieTunes

Stay Italian, Doc. Ironmani

Stay Italian, Doc.
Ironmani
07-20-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9,019
Views: 861,731
Posted By RobbieTunes

Bike is beat up. Rear TT cable guide missing. ...

Bike is beat up.
Rear TT cable guide missing.
Rear hub is unknown Shimano, Exage?
Brake levers are low end SLR.
DA headset is notched.
Rear caliper missing 2 pieces.
Rear rim is odd.
Rear of...
07-20-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 888
Posted By RobbieTunes

This, and it was a day, not a ride... nomadmax...

This, and it was a day, not a ride...
nomadmax and speedevil and I.
88 at 5:20 when we took pics.
88 at 5:30 when Allan and I started at the IL/IN line, rode to the start, a brief stop to pick up...
07-19-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By RobbieTunes

No. Welcome to the forum.

No.

Welcome to the forum.
07-17-20, 02:01 AM
07-16-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9,019
Views: 861,731
Posted By RobbieTunes

Of course; they're my brother's. No really,...

Of course; they're my brother's.

No really, go PM and we can discuss. I need space.
07-16-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 622
Posted By RobbieTunes

With a Wolftooth Roadlink, yes. About $22

With a Wolftooth Roadlink, yes.
About $22
07-16-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 366
Posted By RobbieTunes

I have several of those freehubs. Silk. I would...

I have several of those freehubs. Silk.
I would love to have one of those 6sp cassettes, like that, going to 28t.
07-15-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 683
Posted By RobbieTunes

2nd in line behind Paul Hornung and Rick Flair.

2nd in line behind Paul Hornung and Rick Flair.
07-15-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9,019
Views: 861,731
Posted By RobbieTunes

I know full well this doesn't pertain to Mr. Cat,...

I know full well this doesn't pertain to Mr. Cat, but failure to tension wheels results in this more often than not, along with overtensioning. The bike basically hangs from the top of the wheel,...
07-15-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9,019
Views: 861,731
Posted By RobbieTunes

More frustrating is a back injury from April that...

More frustrating is a back injury from April that inhibits all standing, almost all walking, some sitting and most sleep. Thought it was getting better, but another fall put it in the locker. Pisses...
07-14-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9,019
Views: 861,731
Posted By RobbieTunes

HMH100.. phooey

After realizing that many in that area consider COVID-19 a hoax, I have decided to punt. I cancelled my room in Burkrburnette and am waiting on a refund, since I prepaid (I was that ready). The hotel...
07-13-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,344
Posted By RobbieTunes

Someone else cramping somehow seems to help. ...

Someone else cramping somehow seems to help.
Human nature being what it is.
07-13-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,344
Posted By RobbieTunes

Someone else cramping somehow seems to help. ...

Someone else cramping somehow seems to help.
Human nature being what it is.
07-10-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,386
Posted By RobbieTunes

Campy Ironman, head down WFO version. ...

Campy Ironman, head down WFO version.

https://www.pedalroom.com/p/87-centurion-dave-scott-ironman-expert-25986_1.jpg
07-10-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 750
Posted By RobbieTunes

As I have both, it's still a tossup. The...

As I have both, it's still a tossup.

The International can be built to be versatile, but it's a tradeoff. Longer tradition, better clearance, heavier, and limited on the # of speeds, etc. Will be...
07-10-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9,019
Views: 861,731
Posted By RobbieTunes

HNH100 bump and query....

Still planning HNH100 on an '88 Expert
Staying Burkeburnette.

Need info on a mercenarial private SAG.
Have vehicle, supplies, need it moved from stop to stop.
Easiest is 2 people, one with...
07-09-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,344
Posted By RobbieTunes

” potable water.” from the Jersey Pines Chronicles

” potable water.” from the Jersey Pines Chronicles
07-06-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,344
Posted By RobbieTunes

Add people if possible. Same thing, only...

Add people if possible.
Same thing, only different.
07-03-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
N-3
Views: 413
Posted By RobbieTunes

That Trek is a gem.

That Trek is a gem.
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