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06-16-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By texaspandj

Used to be I disliked wrapping bars. Just...

Used to be I disliked wrapping bars.
Just couldn't ever get it even enough for my eyes. OK I got one right, Once.
But since I now use inner tubes not so bad.
06-16-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6,808
Views: 572,688
Posted By texaspandj

Your saddle and post are original. What wheels...

Your saddle and post are original.
What wheels and hubs are on there? Also Is it a 6 speed freewheel?
06-16-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 858
Posted By texaspandj

I tried the dribble oil in freewheel as BF...

I tried the dribble oil in freewheel as BF members suggested, Once. It didn't work for me, it made my dura ace 6 speed freewheel loud. So disassembled, cleaned and repacked with grease, which BTW is...
06-15-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6,808
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Posted By texaspandj

Nice, I remember that one. Congratulations. As...

Nice, I remember that one. Congratulations. As I said before, it Doesn't get any better than that......well maybe some pink cable housing is in order.
06-14-19, 03:23 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Dude, you gotta start somewhere. Might as well be...

Dude, you gotta start somewhere. Might as well be the best year of their Ironman lineup.
06-13-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6,808
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Posted By texaspandj

Oh that's a sweet ride. Are those forks...

Oh that's a sweet ride.
Are those forks original?
So there's a red, black, and also blue turbo. Interesting.
06-13-19, 09:05 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

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In late '89 at the U.S. Triathlon Series Championship, Mike Pigg...
06-12-19, 08:41 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

It's a clincher. When I first got my Classic, I...

It's a clincher. When I first got my Classic, I sold almost all the original parts on ebaay then bought replacement parts (dura ace). Including a set of clinchers and a set of sew ups, both with...
06-12-19, 12:03 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Thanks for the tip. Looking at the descriptions...

Thanks for the tip. Looking at the descriptions and reviews, looks like my kind of buy. However, they don't come in tanwall, I need tanwall for my Classic ala Markwesti.
Bottom line, I'm gonna...
06-12-19, 10:43 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Love that orange though.

Love that orange though.
06-12-19, 06:11 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

They are panaracer paselas tourguard Kevlar 700 x...

They are panaracer paselas tourguard Kevlar 700 x 25c. I got them from a bike I bought on CL. You know me, reuse, refurbish, remodel,rebuild, repurpose, re.....well I'll just say I'm thrifty.
The...
Forum: Triathlon
06-11-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 333,572
Posted By texaspandj

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Here's my 2019 season ride.
06-11-19, 08:23 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

A lot if potential there. What's the plan,...

A lot if potential there. What's the plan, original or restomod?
06-10-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,680
Posted By texaspandj

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Another chance to post my '89 Summertime Blues Ironman.
06-10-19, 10:03 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Yes for sure. To pull the baby trailer, ride on...

Yes for sure. To pull the baby trailer, ride on gravel, lean against wall, you know everything I won't do with my Ironman .
On another note, pulled down my Monday bike and discovered this....
06-10-19, 05:10 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

:thumb:

:thumb:
06-09-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 710
Posted By texaspandj

Another Ironman doing its thang.....keeping you...

Another Ironman doing its thang.....keeping you smiling mile after mile.
06-09-19, 02:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By texaspandj

I ran across a CL ad for a Mirella. It shocked...

I ran across a CL ad for a Mirella. It shocked me, as that's my 4 year old daughters name and I had no idea that was a bicycle brand.
06-08-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6,808
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Posted By texaspandj

I saw that this morning on Craigslist. I like it...

I saw that this morning on Craigslist. I like it but too much for my purposes. I'd like to have a turbo for a beater. Those forks, the chrome underplating, it's Hot.
06-08-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,237
Posted By texaspandj

The only thing I would have done differently is...

The only thing I would have done differently is more Patience in waiting for the ones in very good condition. But otherwise, the same thing, bikes,learning curve, everything.
06-08-19, 06:49 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Indeed! My wife is not that understanding about...

Indeed!
My wife is not that understanding about my bike collection, purchases, hobby or anything concerning bikes. However she most supportive of my training. Asking how did my bike, run, swim or...
06-07-19, 08:07 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

That's an '86 54cm alright. My size and now...

That's an '86 54cm alright.
My size and now reportedly RTs size. Doubt Robbie will be interested because That seller uses the term great shape very loosely....still 125 bucks.
06-07-19, 01:53 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Hmm... First time I rode an Ironman, it was a...

Hmm... First time I rode an Ironman, it was a test ride in the lbs parking lot. A Miami Vice, I noticed the acceleration and quicker handling than my Panasonic dx 3000.
My first ride on my own...
Forum: Foo
06-07-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By texaspandj

In 2012 I was at the New Orleans jazz festival...

In 2012 I was at the New Orleans jazz festival watching Bruce Springsteen and they got Dr.John up to play a song with them. Half the band didn't know the old R&B standard... (even I know how to play...
06-07-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,705
Posted By texaspandj

Well 30 years ago and more importantly 40 pounds...

Well 30 years ago and more importantly 40 pounds less, I would be trying to get every advantage I could up to and including riding a carbon bike. Generally speaking, carbon bikes are lighter, and...
06-06-19, 02:45 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Looking good :thumb:

Looking good :thumb:
06-06-19, 05:10 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Reportedly, the new freewheels are manufactured...

Reportedly, the new freewheels are manufactured differently than the original ones thereby making them wider or (taller when layed side by side).
Someone posted their findings a few pages back. If...
06-04-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 710
Posted By texaspandj

Nice one and BF friendly price. Don't get me...

Nice one and BF friendly price.
Don't get me started on chip seal.
06-04-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 727
Posted By texaspandj

Hopefully you're a quick learner. If you are,...

Hopefully you're a quick learner. If you are, State That. Good luck.
06-02-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 23,469
Posted By texaspandj

This '86 Ironman is updated to 1988. With...

This '86 Ironman is updated to 1988. With original first generation Scott DH aero bars and first generation Gripshift.
I hope this thread never...
06-02-19, 09:42 AM
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Views: 572,688
Posted By texaspandj

Oh that's Sweet. Too bad about the saddle because...

Oh that's Sweet. Too bad about the saddle because that looks good on there.
06-02-19, 12:14 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,375
Posted By texaspandj

I've used whatever was given to me. However,...

I've used whatever was given to me.
However, when I want a good water bottle that I have to pay for, I would get a specialized. The opening is wide enough to put ice cubes, the spouts are easy to...
06-01-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,307
Posted By texaspandj

Wow, what a thoroughbred! Looking forward to your...

Wow, what a thoroughbred! Looking forward to your build.
Now that I know what a Portcatena is, are you gonna get one?
06-01-19, 06:50 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Yes! Exactly! Thank you, I knew I couldn't be...

Yes! Exactly! Thank you, I knew I couldn't be the only one.
06-01-19, 05:39 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

A weird thing happened to me on my Wednesday...

A weird thing happened to me on my Wednesday ride, riding my '87 Miami Vice. It's happened before but this time I think I know what may have triggered it. I wonder has this ever happened to any of...
06-01-19, 05:16 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Very Nice. Way to make it work for you. I'll tell...

Very Nice. Way to make it work for you. I'll tell ya, if my '88 Carbon Ironman ever bites the dust I'll be looking for a '88 Purple Rain to replace my '88.
What size is your other Ironman? If I...
05-31-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 52,506
Posted By texaspandj

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05-31-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,875
Posted By texaspandj

FIFY. HehHeh. In all seriousness I've posted at...

FIFY. HehHeh.
In all seriousness I've posted at least 3 times that my recollection was the Carbon R came with Dura Ace and the Carbon Ironman came with the 600 Tricolor. And that Triathlete magazine...
05-31-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,159
Posted By texaspandj

This bike (as set up) will make you feel, absorb,...

This bike (as set up) will make you feel, absorb, understand and Love Ironman, I guarantee.
05-30-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6,808
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Posted By texaspandj

That's not a 56cm (per Ironman measuring) looks...

That's not a 56cm (per Ironman measuring) looks more like 58 from these pics possibly a 60.
05-30-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By texaspandj

Stunning!

Stunning!
05-29-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,875
Posted By texaspandj

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FWIW my seatpost is labeled 25.0.
​​​​​​​Here's my version, however...
05-29-19, 06:06 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

BaHaHa.

BaHaHa.
05-29-19, 06:03 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

You beat me to it. I wish I could say it was all...

You beat me to it. I wish I could say it was all brain but my decisions (historically) have proven otherwise. For reference and credence, I wear size small in Giro helmets the same exact size as you...
05-28-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6,808
Views: 572,688
Posted By texaspandj

I was in wlmart and found this helmet, looks...

I was in wlmart and found this helmet, looks like it'll match the Miami Vice...problem is it's youth size. Fits me though.
Once I get me a 54cm '85 Ironman, my plan is to start getting shoes and...
05-27-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6,808
Views: 572,688
Posted By texaspandj

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05-27-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 8,398
Posted By texaspandj

Looking good Doc. That's the look I want, strong...

Looking good Doc. That's the look I want, strong and in control.
05-26-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6,808
Views: 572,688
Posted By texaspandj

Well those road bars came out in the early...

Well those road bars came out in the early '90s....of course they could've been going retro then and just simply been ahead of the curve.
05-26-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6,808
Views: 572,688
Posted By texaspandj

Well I'd be interested in the box of profile...

Well I'd be interested in the box of profile elbow rest. PM me a price.
If had to guess, maybe some type of cable route hole, bar end or gripshift, or aero brake levers. :foo:
05-26-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,650
Posted By texaspandj

When you're on 2 wheels, you can go down anywhere...

When you're on 2 wheels, you can go down anywhere at anytime.
Going fast can be fun and only you can determine if the reward is equal to the risk.
Ultimately only you should determine what is...
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