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11-19-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 324
Posted By horatio

PT began today, about 1.5 hours of stretching and...

PT began today, about 1.5 hours of stretching and passive movement. I’ll have two sessions per week and daily exercises for home/work. The only uncomfortable parts were when the therapist was...
11-19-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,362
Posted By horatio

Well, except for the recumbent trike (and maybe...

Well, except for the recumbent trike (and maybe the indoor trainer), it will be at least 10 weeks before I can resume cycling. That should be plenty of time to work out a training routine for the...
11-18-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,080
Posted By horatio

Why not go for the original direct-drive... a...

Why not go for the original direct-drive... a penny farthing? No messy, complicated drivetrain. A real man's bike, for sure.

Check out this guy.
...
11-18-19, 05:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 377
Posted By horatio

As bad as it was, it could have been much worse....

As bad as it was, it could have been much worse. Glad you survived. Everyone heals differently, but in general it takes longer the older you are. Iím four weeks out of surgery for a major RC tear,...
11-17-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 14,404
Views: 1,340,193
Posted By horatio

Belated Happy Birthday! I love that Masi.

Belated Happy Birthday! I love that Masi.
11-17-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 24,750
Views: 2,350,464
Posted By horatio

Got in an hour ride on the trike. Beautiful...

Got in an hour ride on the trike. Beautiful weather today, after two days of gloomy rain. Lots of colors popping now.
...
11-16-19, 02:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 496
Posted By horatio

:thumb: You've given me some inspiration for a...

:thumb: You've given me some inspiration for a future build. Except for the cassette! lol
11-15-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 52,909
Views: 7,226,122
Posted By horatio

Donít know much about Benotto, but Iíve heard...

Donít know much about Benotto, but Iíve heard that story about the team bikes. Iím sure Iíve read somewhere that Cinelli sold a lot of BB shells, lugs etc. to other builders. Something similar here,...
11-15-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 52,909
Views: 7,226,122
Posted By horatio

Looks like a Benotto 3000 to me, not a true De...

Looks like a Benotto 3000 to me, not a true De Rosa. Still...
11-15-19, 04:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,158
Posted By horatio

I know they work with 7-speed, but nothing...

I know they work with 7-speed, but nothing higher, on my DeRosa.
Forum: Foo
11-13-19, 04:55 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,496
Posted By horatio

Cylons for real?

Cylons for real?
11-13-19, 04:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,158
Posted By horatio

Same here, even with the NR setup on the Raleigh...

Same here, even with the NR setup on the Raleigh Pro. 8-speed is doable with my Shimano 600 EX setup. Haven’t tried anything greater... yet!
11-13-19, 04:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 727
Posted By horatio

Welcome to the chromed Mk 1 club. Nice score.

Welcome to the chromed Mk 1 club. Nice score.
Replies: 19
Views: 657
Posted By horatio

Ad is no longer at that link. Lol

Ad is no longer at that link. Lol
11-11-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3,381
Views: 439,300
Posted By horatio

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Chillin at the lake.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,744
Posted By horatio

Sick! Congrats.

Sick! Congrats.
11-10-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 607
Posted By horatio

Sounds to me like it’s a bit too wide. I’d try...

Sounds to me like it’s a bit too wide. I’d try swapping the saddles. I have several 142mm saddles. One of them is definitely uncomfortable after an hourlong ride, the others are not. I thnk that’s...
11-10-19, 04:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,359
Posted By horatio

More power!** Works every time. :thumb: ...

More power!** Works every time. :thumb:





**For all you Tool Time fans out there
11-10-19, 04:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 607
Posted By horatio

Do you have it set up similar to your Allez?...

Do you have it set up similar to your Allez? Similar issues when riding the Allez? If not, is the saddle the only thing different? Try swapping saddles between the bikes, or adjusting fore/aft saddle...
11-09-19, 03:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 704
Posted By horatio

Travel for gravel?

Used to be (when I was a kid) gravel/dirt roads were common around these parts. Now, not so much. For those of you who must travel for gravel rides, how far are you typically going? 20 miles? 30...
11-08-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,292
Posted By horatio

I bought a used Garmin single-pedal system off CL...

I bought a used Garmin single-pedal system off CL last summer to train for consistent power output for climbing. I wanted data in addition to HR to train with, rather than piling on junk miles. Then...
Forum: Foo
11-08-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,745
Posted By horatio

I have nothing to add, except that the spread of...

I have nothing to add, except that the spread of AI, whether in vehicles or personal electronics, scares the hell out of me. I watched the FrontLine special last night and got chills.
11-07-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 535
Posted By horatio

I bought one like that a few years back for $300....

I bought one like that a few years back for $300. Thought it was a fair price. Iíd recommend riding both before deciding.
11-07-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 24,750
Views: 2,350,464
Posted By horatio

Pilots use checklists for a reason... I'm...

Pilots use checklists for a reason... I'm thinking about printing one for use with my bikes.
11-07-19, 04:46 AM
Replies: 963
Views: 160,912
Posted By horatio

Good eye for detail!

Good eye for detail!
11-06-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By horatio

Thanks for posting. I need to mount a badge on my...

Thanks for posting. I need to mount a badge on my Raleigh Pro. Want to sell some of those rivets? :D
11-06-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 24,750
Views: 2,350,464
Posted By horatio

The dreaded ďsenior moments.Ē :D Having them...

The dreaded ďsenior moments.Ē :D

Having them more frequently as well, but Iím 60, so I have an excuse. Itís not so bad when riding bikes, but when you fly an antique airplane, well...
Forum: Recumbent
11-06-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By horatio

PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Recumbent
11-06-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By horatio

Maybe we can meet up after your surgery. You can...

Maybe we can meet up after your surgery. You can ride the trike and I can ride your two-wheel bent! Iím just outside Cola.
Forum: Recumbent
11-06-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By horatio

Had the labrum reattached, the rotator cuff...

Had the labrum reattached, the rotator cuff repaired (more like restored) and arthritic decay/bony growth removed. I won't start PT for another two weeks. PT was delayed for maximum healing. This was...
11-03-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24,750
Views: 2,350,464
Posted By horatio

One hour on the trike today, touring...

One hour on the trike today, touring neighborhoods in my community. Beautiful autumn day. Average speed was 8 mph. Lol.
11-03-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 324
Posted By horatio

Me Too!:D

Me Too!:D
11-01-19, 10:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,880
Posted By horatio

Raleigh Professional

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Forum: Recumbent
11-01-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By horatio

My new best friend

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I've had this trike about seven years, riding it very rarely until...
11-01-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,362
Posted By horatio

Update:...

Update: https://www.bikeforums.net/pills-ills/1187140-shoulder-surgery-update.html#post21190664
11-01-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 324
Posted By horatio

Shoulder surgery update

Thought I would post an update on my shoulder repair. The good news is Iíve been cleared to drive and return to work. The bad news? I will need shoulder replacement if this isnít successful. My...
11-01-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 24,750
Views: 2,350,464
Posted By horatio

45 minutes today with my new best friend. This...

45 minutes today with my new best friend. This little gem may not be fast, but I can drive one-handed. It will probably take six months before I can ride my regular bikes again.
...
11-01-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 381
Posted By horatio

Nice score! I’d say it’s a keeper. My first...

Nice score! I’d say it’s a keeper. My first decent road bike was an ‘89 Olympic 12 (for 12-speed). It came with the Exage/Light Action indexed groupset, which has held up well over the past 31 years....
10-31-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By horatio

The next project... Fuji content

Picked up this Fuji Touring V for a song, thanks to hazetguy and a stuck seatpost. Lots of patina, but everything looks functional. I'll know better when I can get it in the stand. The saddle is...
10-31-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,615
Posted By horatio

What is it abut celeste Bianchis? I took the...

What is it abut celeste Bianchis? I took the Brava on a ride with a couple friends, just after I got it. They were on much newer bikes, one a carbon Orbea. We stopped at a convenience store for...
10-27-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 14,404
Views: 1,340,193
Posted By horatio

Beautiful pics. I am so jealous of you guys! lol ...

Beautiful pics. I am so jealous of you guys! lol It's terrible to have an itch and no way to scratch it! :D
10-26-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By horatio

Street shoes for cycling?

I've always had problems with regular shoes being too flexible for quill pedals, so I wear road shoes with Look Delta pedals and cleats. I'd like to try modern platforms on my upcoming retro gravel...
10-24-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,640
Posted By horatio

Something is not quite right with your fork crown...

Something is not quite right with your fork crown race, unless it's some kind of suspension.
10-21-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,922
Posted By horatio

Update: Got lucky with the Fuji seat post. It's...

Update: Got lucky with the Fuji seat post. It's still stuck, but at the length I typically use! Going to make it my gravel bike, once I'm able to work on it. Pics and a thread coming soon. Thanks...
10-21-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,362
Posted By horatio

Four days post-op for rotator cuff repair....

Four days post-op for rotator cuff repair. Thought I would post an update. I was fully expecting a week in the sling, then PT and driving. Hah! The arm is immobilized for five weeks, minimum, for...
10-18-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,498
Posted By horatio

The carbon post seemed to help on my Specialized...

The carbon post seemed to help on my Specialized Secteur.
10-18-19, 06:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,463
Posted By horatio

Anything Campy (new) that's equivalent to Claris...

Anything Campy (new) that's equivalent to Claris or Sora?
10-18-19, 05:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,115
Posted By horatio

Love those derailleurs, especially the front....

Love those derailleurs, especially the front. Elegant and minimalist.
10-17-19, 04:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,922
Posted By horatio

Quick update: I’m getting better. Bought an old...

Quick update: I’m getting better. Bought an old Fuji touring bike with a stuck seat post!
10-16-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 509
Posted By horatio

Glad to know I’m not the only one with unfinished...

Glad to know I’m not the only one with unfinished projects! I have trouble deciding how to build them.
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