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Forum: For Sale
09-28-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 85
Posted By delbiker1

Pictures? It is sometimes strange how things like...

Pictures? It is sometimes strange how things like this bike come up. While on my ride this morning, I was thinking of a 3 speed I had when I was 11 or 12 and had a paper route. I was thinking it was...
09-27-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By delbiker1

I live in a small 3 bedroom rancher by myself. I...

I live in a small 3 bedroom rancher by myself. I made one of the small bedrooms my bike work area. It works for me in that: it is compact and everything is close at hand, a closet for clothes and...
09-27-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 326
Posted By delbiker1

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Shimano-105-R7000-2x11-Ro...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Shimano-105-R7000-2x11-Road-Bike-Groupset-50-34-52-36-53-39-170MM-172-5MM-175MM-/123687267230?var=&hash=item1ccc55eb9e

riding_is_life. Copy and post the link and it works....
09-27-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By delbiker1

Thanks for the correction. I missed that.

Thanks for the correction. I missed that.
09-27-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 383
Posted By delbiker1

Personally, I want a fit that is as close as can...

Personally, I want a fit that is as close as can be to what I ride outside. One can develop bad habits regarding body position, they can be then be transferred to the position on your outside bike....
09-27-20, 04:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By delbiker1

https://www.jensonusa.com/Sugino-Standard-Chainrin...

https://www.jensonusa.com/Sugino-Standard-Chainring. Pricey, but it is what you are looking for.
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09-26-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 289
Posted By delbiker1

Give no thought to what others think about your...

Give no thought to what others think about your bike. Just ride it and see what your experience is as the miles go by. The main thing is to ride it and keep up with maintenance. One suggestion I will...
09-25-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 326
Posted By delbiker1

I bought a 105 7000 groupset earlier this year....

I bought a 105 7000 groupset earlier this year. It came from Taiwan, well wrapped in soft foam type material, then in plastic wrap, then nicely packaged in a sturdy cardboard box. It was in pristine...
09-25-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 906
Posted By delbiker1

I really did find $73 dollars one morning. Maybe...

I really did find $73 dollars one morning. Maybe it found me. Riding a small road I saw what I thought was trash being blown toward me. As I got closer, I saw the greenish hue and thought, "that...
09-25-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 906
Posted By delbiker1

I would not call this one a score, but as the...

I would not call this one a score, but as the title states, swag, green, leafy swag. I saw a pair of sunglasses today, on a bridge and not a good place to stop so I do not know what brand/quality....
Forum: For Sale
09-25-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 31,472
Posted By delbiker1

I have a Scattante WSD aluminum road, Performance...

I have a Scattante WSD aluminum road, Performance Bike women's specific design, 51cm frame/cf fork, for cost of shipping only. USA continental only, or free pick up in south Delaware area. It is in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 566
Posted By delbiker1

I bought a pair of Bont Riot a couple of months...

I bought a pair of Bont Riot a couple of months ago. They definitely have more room than other road shoes I have, especially in the toe area. Pretty light and very comfortable. When I first got them,...
09-25-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,138
Posted By delbiker1

Ben, I got a kick out of this post. I actually...

Ben, I got a kick out of this post. I actually have a couple of those bowls and lids. Not close to a set, just a couple of bowls/lids. I bought a house in an online auction almost 5 years ago, Dec....
09-25-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 415
Posted By delbiker1

Not sure of this, you may not have to replace the...

Not sure of this, you may not have to replace the screw. Just back it out before installation of the new BB, screw it back in after installation. I have a couple of bikes that I have to backout the...
09-25-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 76
Posted By delbiker1

Yes, hence, hence the "Make sure you are ordering...

Yes, hence, hence the "Make sure you are ordering Campy" comment
09-25-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 415
Posted By delbiker1

You state the picture is not of your bb shell,...

You state the picture is not of your bb shell, but it is similar to what yous looks like. Without an actual picture of yours, everything is just speculation. Just going by your description, not so...
09-25-20, 03:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 76
Posted By delbiker1

There are both Shimano and Campy compatible...

There are both Shimano and Campy compatible cassettes available with the Miche Primato. https://www.probikekit.com/bicycle-cassettes-sprockets/miche-primato-10x-cassette/11839924.html. I purchase a...
09-24-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 152
Posted By delbiker1

You could change out the chain rings to 50 or...

You could change out the chain rings to 50 or 48-38, change the cassette to one with bigger cogs depending on what gearing you are looking for. With 50/48- 38 up front and like a 13-28/30 in the...
09-24-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,818
Views: 129,685
Posted By delbiker1

Zero miles today. Took the day off from pedaling...

Zero miles today. Took the day off from pedaling and did chores. I started the day on my school bus, went grocery shopping, did some laundry, cut the grass, pulled weeds including some always tough...
09-23-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 376
Posted By delbiker1

I must give you credit on this post!

I must give you credit on this post!
09-23-20, 05:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,229
Posted By delbiker1

I set what I call soft goals. Miles, hours, days,...

I set what I call soft goals. Miles, hours, days, etc. I would like to reach, but if I don't, it's ok. Honestly, I usually do not need anything to motivate. I love riding my bikes, it is one of the...
09-22-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 653
Posted By delbiker1

Good background. It is great you have this from...

Good background. It is great you have this from your father. Personally, I would not worry about keeping it as is. I would do what I thought would make it a bike that I want to ride in a way that I...
09-22-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 25,528
Views: 2,525,656
Posted By delbiker1

44 miles mostly doing various errands with...

44 miles mostly doing various errands with numerous stops, including lunch at home. A leisurely 13.3 mph on a gorgeous, breezy fall day. I think it did not hit 70 deg.Love it!
09-22-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,877
Posted By delbiker1

It's all a matter of perspctive and opinion.

It's all a matter of perspctive and opinion.
09-22-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 344
Posted By delbiker1

I would say close to the limit, but ok. Even if...

I would say close to the limit, but ok. Even if you try to avoid the big-big, it is prudent to have the capability to get there. Very bad things can happen with an accidental shift into big-big...
09-22-20, 04:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 519
Posted By delbiker1

Yes I can: NO!

Yes I can: NO!
09-22-20, 04:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By delbiker1

It is your bike, your decision. Depending on...

It is your bike, your decision. Depending on one's perspective, no bike is "future proof", all bikes are "future proof". I tend to look at it from the latter. I do not have a need to keep up with the...
Forum: Introductions
09-22-20, 03:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By delbiker1

Welcome, get your ten posts in and get some...

Welcome, get your ten posts in and get some pictures up. Always glad to look at and admire more bikes.
Forum: Introductions
09-22-20, 03:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By delbiker1

Welcome to BikeForums. Enjoy the ride, be safe!

Welcome to BikeForums. Enjoy the ride, be safe!
Forum: Introductions
09-22-20, 03:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By delbiker1

Welcome to BikeForums. I have 8 bikes. For me,...

Welcome to BikeForums. I have 8 bikes. For me, that is too many. I try not to compare this number to what others have, that should not matter. I look at bikes, a lot, and see many bikes that I tell...
09-21-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,360
Posted By delbiker1

Yeah, I think I will keep remarks to myself.

Yeah, I think I will keep remarks to myself.
09-21-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By delbiker1

cumulo, I can only say better you than me.

cumulo, I can only say better you than me.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 04:58 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,941
Posted By delbiker1

Sounds like user issues to me.

Sounds like user issues to me.
09-21-20, 04:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,087
Posted By delbiker1

I never owned one, but I remember some of the...

I never owned one, but I remember some of the bikes/frames they sold were really nice at great prices. I occasionally see them for sale on ebay or c-list and would buy one if it was a type and size I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,652
Posted By delbiker1

I can only say not as much as I used to. I like...

I can only say not as much as I used to. I like to be comfortable on my rides.
09-19-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By delbiker1

My opinion, my experience, tires that max out the...

My opinion, my experience, tires that max out the width the fenders are designed for are going to mean a minimum of protection. There will be less spray from fenders that are a bit wider. Also, if...
09-19-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By delbiker1

Mr. Spadoni, In 2017 I had a streak of 236...

Mr. Spadoni, In 2017 I had a streak of 236 continuous days of riding. That year became the highest mileage year for me, 6000 miles. This year, with so much time available, I will set a new personal...
09-19-20, 03:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,284
Posted By delbiker1

I think it is myself.

I think it is myself.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By delbiker1

I cannot comment on the Racing 4 or the Hunts...

I cannot comment on the Racing 4 or the Hunts specifically. I only post this because of two previous posts. I love my Fulcrum Racing 5 and my Zondas are outstanding. I was looking at the Fulcrum 4,...
09-18-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 58,257
Views: 8,511,083
Posted By delbiker1

Headpost, the Atala is a really cool bike. I...

Headpost, the Atala is a really cool bike. I would check it out if I was close to it. Fun just to look at. Thanks for the post.
09-17-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 938
Posted By delbiker1

I am a fan of Lemond as a rider and a fan of his...

I am a fan of Lemond as a rider and a fan of his steel/ti bikes. Whatever happened in his business world, or feuds with whomever, I am not concerned with. He was a great racer and had a lot to do...
09-17-20, 04:16 AM
Replies: 7,816
Views: 2,304,095
Posted By delbiker1

familyguy, your Cicli Zini is really sharp, eye...

familyguy, your Cicli Zini is really sharp, eye popping. I am not usually a fan of green,but that color really catches the eye. Is that something you had done or did yourself?
Forum: For Sale
09-16-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By delbiker1

I do not want to purchase your saddle, but I am...

I do not want to purchase your saddle, but I am curious, was the purchase suggested by the fitter?
09-16-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,584
Posted By delbiker1

I understand the displeasure because of the...

I understand the displeasure because of the shipping issue. Not so sure that it is PBK's fault. I order things from PBK, CRC and sometimes from China or Taiwan, but not things I am going to need...
09-16-20, 05:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 516
Posted By delbiker1

Is powder coating an option you are, or would...

Is powder coating an option you are, or would consider? Unbelievable plethora of colors available. Two stage coating expands on that. Very durable. https://www.prismaticpowders.com/
09-16-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 592
Posted By delbiker1

I would not consider the posts as being negative....

I would not consider the posts as being negative. Nothing wrong with buying a low cost bike, or "upgrading" if that is how you wish to spend your money. In the end, it is almost always less expensive...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 03:40 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,260
Posted By delbiker1

I cannot think of a "worst bike" I have ever...

I cannot think of a "worst bike" I have ever owned. The bike I have owned, and still do, that I least like riding is my Orbea Avant. It is a nice bike, great looking, decent components, but I just do...
09-16-20, 03:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 922
Posted By delbiker1

Another solution looking for a problem.

Another solution looking for a problem.
09-15-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 442
Posted By delbiker1

IMO, it is pretty funny.

IMO, it is pretty funny.
09-14-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 294
Posted By delbiker1

I would definitely fix it with the kit. I have...

I would definitely fix it with the kit. I have one that I do not remember when I bought it. I now keep it in my bike work area for quick partial tube inflation. Like other posts, I have CO2 and...
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