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06-23-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 868
Posted By Trinity Pratt

This is where I say to myself, "Glad nobody saw...

This is where I say to myself, "Glad nobody saw me do THAT"
06-11-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By Trinity Pratt

Not really pertinent, but this thread makes me...

Not really pertinent, but this thread makes me want to say ... I see some guys talk in here about removing and cleaning their chains after each ride. When I see that I think, "You must have a lot of...
05-17-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 805
Posted By Trinity Pratt

Before you take your bike apart, listen to the...

Before you take your bike apart, listen to the guys saying try different pedals. Had one just recently behaving like that. First thought like you, oh man, what's wrong with my BB? But did change...
05-01-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,416
Posted By Trinity Pratt

My brother Billy just gits a ol used up candle...

My brother Billy just gits a ol used up candle stub and rubs that sucker on there real good
04-29-19, 12:47 PM
04-23-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,080
Posted By Trinity Pratt

If the bolt has been loosened, you should be able...

If the bolt has been loosened, you should be able to whack the underside of the stem with a bfh and maybe break the corrosion, since the stem is sacrificial. Sometimes brute force is just the thing.
04-21-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 991
Posted By Trinity Pratt

If I saw you standing on one pedal and it...

If I saw you standing on one pedal and it wouldn't move, it would have more impact.
04-21-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By Trinity Pratt

Did the new cassette have more cogs than the old?...

Did the new cassette have more cogs than the old? When I got my Wilier last summer, I replaced a 10 with an 11. It was okay, but the tire ran very close to the left chainstay, and would rub at...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,407
Posted By Trinity Pratt

Very fancy. I had to do some research to figure...

Very fancy. I had to do some research to figure out what makes it stop. Curious, can't find any reference to those aerobrakes on the Look website. Did they drop that feature?
03-01-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,244
Posted By Trinity Pratt

"World Finest Bicycle By Sekine". ...

"World Finest Bicycle By Sekine".

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,407
Posted By Trinity Pratt

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02-23-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By Trinity Pratt

To wit, recently-"upgraded" shifters on my...

To wit, recently-"upgraded" shifters on my priceless (i.e. free) old beater Ross. New Sunrace from ebay for $8.49, cheap but simple and solid.

Cassette is a transplanted Shimano 8-sp that replaced...
02-19-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,150
Posted By Trinity Pratt

I wonder if any of my spectacular...

I wonder if any of my spectacular busy-intersection unclip fails are on YouTube.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,165
Posted By Trinity Pratt

Bought this 2014 Zero.9 last summer. It had...

Bought this 2014 Zero.9 last summer. It had Ultegra on it, moved that and the stock wheelset to a Klein frame I bought for my son's birthday, bought a Campagnolo groupset (low-end Centaur, but Campy)...
02-18-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,150
Posted By Trinity Pratt

I'm using a set of cheap Shimano SPD-SLs on my...

I'm using a set of cheap Shimano SPD-SLs on my '71 Motobecane. It came to me with ruined toe clips. Never having ridden with toe clips anyway, I just took them off and rode it platform for a while....
02-18-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 936
Posted By Trinity Pratt

Well now, that's an interesting question....

Well now, that's an interesting question. Fraught, as are all matters concerning barbecue. Here, it's "Lexington Style", which IS vinegar based, but (I can say this, since I'm not from here) I think...
Forum: Introductions
02-18-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By Trinity Pratt

Thanks, all.

Thanks, all.
Forum: Southeast
02-16-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 677
Posted By Trinity Pratt

Yeah boy, here I am at ground zero and just now...

Yeah boy, here I am at ground zero and just now notice this. Jmw, don't know if you're still looking here, but there's a decent amount of cycling activity, I guess, I don't really have anything to...
Forum: Southeast
02-16-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,272
Posted By Trinity Pratt

Six years ago took my family up there, wife and...

Six years ago took my family up there, wife and two 7-year-old boys, White Top down to Damascus, loved every foot of it except that one of the boys crashed up near the top, nasty cut on his shin. ...
Forum: Introductions
02-16-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By Trinity Pratt

How do you know it's vintage? ;) Anyway, see...

How do you know it's vintage? ;) Anyway, see you've already climbed the junior member mountain. I'll say "welcome", and still working my way up.
Forum: Introductions
02-15-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By Trinity Pratt

Hey sjt, welcome from over here in Camel City. ...

Hey sjt, welcome from over here in Camel City. Interesting to see that you have that Klein. I recently bought that frameset to build up for my son's birthday, after buying my Wilier last summer. ...
02-14-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 936
Posted By Trinity Pratt

Rode a bike today. Would show a pic of it, but...

Rode a bike today. Would show a pic of it, but .... Here in N.C. we do barbecue different.
Forum: Introductions
02-14-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By Trinity Pratt

Dragged out of the shadows

Oh well, all right ... been lurking around here for 7 or 8 years, joined in 2013. Somehow never posted anything until just recently, which I didn't realize until I tried to put a pic of my "new"...
01-13-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,075
Posted By Trinity Pratt

Same experience, out of desperation last summer...

Same experience, out of desperation last summer had to subscribe to Gold for the TdF, it was fine, could get the normal Phil and Paul et al, a lifesaver under the circumstances. Later attempted to...
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