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Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,075
Posted By jamesdak

I fully agree. But I'll have to wait until I can...

I fully agree. But I'll have to wait until I can get my hands on one economically before I add one to my collection of what is right now currently 8 or so Lemond bikes.
12-09-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 304
Posted By jamesdak

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,075
Posted By jamesdak

Here's hoping they are low cost as stated on the...

Here's hoping they are low cost as stated on the site. His last steel offering was as much as many custom makers charged and when I contacted them early this year about one of the "excess" Washoe...
12-07-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 53,147
Views: 7,308,020
Posted By jamesdak

I so need that Paletti....just my patriotic...

I so need that Paletti....just my patriotic thing.
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Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,746
Posted By jamesdak

I'm that guy! I ride the same basic route daily...

I'm that guy! I ride the same basic route daily for around 10 years now. Avg speed is greatly affected by temperature and wind and such. Much, much less by which of my thirtysome bikes I'm on. My PR...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,973
Posted By jamesdak

Yeah, If I remember correctly on that Lemond I'm...

Yeah, If I remember correctly on that Lemond I'm running a road ring on the outside and then the inner two or mountain rings. Works great which is all I care about. I ran a double setup of their...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,973
Posted By jamesdak

Oh yeah, I actually talked to him about this the...

Oh yeah, I actually talked to him about this the next day and he did say they stopped making them. Something to consider though is he is a small operation. He can't afford to produce products that...
12-04-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,571
Posted By jamesdak

I don't have any doh moments......I am a doh...

I don't have any doh moments......I am a doh moment. :o
12-03-19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By jamesdak

First off, beautiful bike. You'll have to tell us...

First off, beautiful bike. You'll have to tell us what you think of the ride.

I honestly don't know much about the titanium ones. They are not in the one catalog I have. The few times I have seen...
12-03-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By jamesdak

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/785932-...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/785932-giordana-titanium-al.html
12-02-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 340
Posted By jamesdak

Pbase.com When posting from the site I...

Pbase.com

When posting from the site I always copy the URL and then have to add a .jpg afterwords for it to work. This is common across a multitude of forums. With the change here as soon as I...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 6,530
Posted By jamesdak

:roflmao:

:roflmao:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 6,530
Posted By jamesdak

LOL, you might be right...or wrong. I see what...

LOL, you might be right...or wrong. I see what appears to be non aero cable coming out of the brake levers and is that a "turkey lever" on there too. If so....the bike at least is old. I do know for...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 6,530
Posted By jamesdak

For the OP, It's been 20 or so years now but one...

For the OP, It's been 20 or so years now but one thing we were developing in my military days was a bone mic setup for our guys to use during HALO jumps. The mic sat on the top of the head under the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 6,530
Posted By jamesdak

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 6,530
Posted By jamesdak

Bingo, I ride 95ish percent of the time with...

Bingo, I ride 95ish percent of the time with earphones in and it's all good. The wind noise when I don't keeps me from hearing behind me anyway I've notice over and over again. But I also use a...
11-28-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 53,147
Views: 7,308,020
Posted By jamesdak

It is Carnielli. The white Team Pro were the...

It is Carnielli. The white Team Pro were the Della Santa bikes. With Christmas coming no money for bikes and I think this is a high price for the lowest of the Team Lemond bikes. Still, different...
11-28-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,153
Posted By jamesdak

Well....then.....the Duell counts. :) ...

Well....then.....the Duell counts. :)

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11-28-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,762
Posted By jamesdak

If you ever come back to the area, hit me up. ...

If you ever come back to the area, hit me up. The Tour of Utah actually finished on race stage by going up Powder Mt this past summer. Great area to ride, mountain bike trails all over the...
11-28-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 340
Posted By jamesdak

Linking pictures is messed up again like it was a...

Linking pictures is messed up again like it was a while ago. Get that funky pop up that doesn't like the URL's from my photo hosting site. I have to edit the URL before I can even attempt to use...
11-28-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 53,147
Views: 7,308,020
Posted By jamesdak

One day a Team Lemond will make it into my...

One day a Team Lemond will make it into my collection
11-28-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,762
Posted By jamesdak

LOL, well let's just say this picture from my...

LOL, well let's just say this picture from my front door has Powder Mt hiding behind that cloud cover. Did you ride up Powder Mt road, it's a beast!
...
11-27-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,633
Posted By jamesdak

I don't have much to add but can share a few pics...

I don't have much to add but can share a few pics of the Zeus headset on my mid 80's Orbea Cabestany.
...
11-27-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,153
Posted By jamesdak

Wait, so I'm confused. Does Greg Lemond count or...

Wait, so I'm confused. Does Greg Lemond count or not??


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11-27-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,153
Posted By jamesdak

lol!!!!!!!!!

lol!!!!!!!!!
11-27-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,762
Posted By jamesdak

^ You're gonna fit right in here!

^ You're gonna fit right in here!
11-27-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,762
Posted By jamesdak

You life is not complete until you taste the C&V...

You life is not complete until you taste the C&V "wine". Or is some cases....overindulge!

...
11-27-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,153
Posted By jamesdak

Luciano Paletti. ...

Luciano Paletti.


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Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By jamesdak

I bought my 684 used last year for $50. Honestly...

I bought my 684 used last year for $50. Honestly don't know what a true value for these is. This was the only one of these I've seen around here in all my years.
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By jamesdak

Watch the seatpost. That have a tendancy to...

Watch the seatpost. That have a tendancy to crack at the top where the clamping section goes into the machined shaft. My first one cracked there shortly after I got the bike. Mine happened in the...
11-23-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 53,147
Views: 7,308,020
Posted By jamesdak

Look at the seattube lug picture. Is that a...

Look at the seattube lug picture. Is that a crack?
11-23-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5,690
Views: 467,332
Posted By jamesdak

The Pretty & Twisted album she did with the Wall...

The Pretty & Twisted album she did with the Wall of Voodoo folks is off the hook good. Some songs are pretty dark but it's truly amazing work with some really strong music accompanying her stellar...
11-22-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5,690
Views: 467,332
Posted By jamesdak

This...sorta bike related. I've been listening...

This...sorta bike related. I've been listening to it as I work on a couple of the rides and it will go onto my music player for those long ride days.

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11-22-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,101
Posted By jamesdak

I'll play... Off the top of my head it's...

I'll play...

Off the top of my head it's most likely this chair. Best guess from the experts is 1870's. Picked it up as in the first pic for a crazy $54. Fabric was pretty good but I could tell...
Replies: 15
Views: 463
Posted By jamesdak

Yep, mine came with all the stock parts save the...

Yep, mine came with all the stock parts save the saddle and wheels. Even the burgundy cloth bar tape is still there under the leather tape. I periodically search for the right stock tubulars for...
Replies: 15
Views: 463
Posted By jamesdak

Thanks! These are truly beautiful bikes and the...

Thanks! These are truly beautiful bikes and the pictures do not accurately capture the color and brilliant sparkle of the paint on these. One of the few bikes I have were I get distracted looking...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,817
Posted By jamesdak

Thanks! Actually sold this to a friend at work...

Thanks! Actually sold this to a friend at work looking for a decent road bike. I still get to see it a lot since he rides it to work a few times a week.

But I do still have a crazy green bike...
Replies: 15
Views: 463
Posted By jamesdak

I'll mirror the other comments. These are...

I'll mirror the other comments. These are wonderful bikes and quite beautiful if you ask me. For that price if it fits and is decent shape then go for it!
...
Replies: 15
Views: 463
Posted By jamesdak

On my 85 the Crank and FD say Superbe Pro and the...

On my 85 the Crank and FD say Superbe Pro and the RD just Superbe.


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Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 87,953
Posted By jamesdak

LOL, this was only put out there to respond to...

LOL, this was only put out there to respond to the earlier comment on the Thomson seatpost. ;) Although I will say this is the best riding bike of everything I own. Hopefully the twin takes over...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,973
Posted By jamesdak

I will admit that my best shifting triple and...

I will admit that my best shifting triple and doubles are the ones running the Wickwerks Chainrings. Those babies are amazing.

https://wickwerks.com/technology/chainrings/
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,973
Posted By jamesdak

:foo: Yet if I can ride my triples with "no...

:foo: Yet if I can ride my triples with "no front shifting issues" for years on end what's the point of 1X other than an option for people that can't properly setup a bike? 1X is like an excuse to...
11-19-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 633
Posted By jamesdak

Yep, they were Panasonic bikes, very nice ones.

Yep, they were Panasonic bikes, very nice ones.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,973
Posted By jamesdak

I was worried about the same thing when switching...

I was worried about the same thing when switching the one Lemond over to a triple setup this year. In all honesty though, I posted a WTB at a couple forums and within hours had a NOS one heading to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,973
Posted By jamesdak

He's got more stuff around than on the site it...

He's got more stuff around than on the site it seems. If you don't see what you want just hit them up via his contact info.

It was just months ago that I got the setup you see in the pic. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,973
Posted By jamesdak

In my experience with lots of triples over the...

In my experience with lots of triples over the years the only "shifting issue" is the person setting up the FD. Just sayin' ;)

As a note for the OP, if looking for a triple solution see what...
11-18-19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,619
Posted By jamesdak

Since this has been revived should I confess that...

Since this has been revived should I confess that there's now....ummm......eight? :o

I always wanted to try one of these aeroaluminum frames. Still a work in progress but this is the last...
11-18-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,619
Posted By jamesdak

These are Washoe's on the market just a couple of...

These are Washoe's on the market just a couple of years ago. When I checked about a year ago they still had quite a few in the warehouse. They quoted me $2300 for a frame. Seemed to high to me...
11-18-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,619
Posted By jamesdak

Like perfect!

Like perfect!
11-18-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,619
Posted By jamesdak

Something every respectable bike cave needs. ;) ...

Something every respectable bike cave needs. ;)

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And thanks!
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