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02-16-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 260
Posted By Wildwood

to Thread Starter - Bajabri I'm looking...

to Thread Starter - Bajabri
I'm looking forward to a thread update in the Spring with pics of Okanagan Valley BC rides, with this sweet bike, too - of course.

nice pic set
02-16-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 24,944
Views: 2,390,373
Posted By Wildwood

I'm a wuss. With daughter + family visiting,...

I'm a wuss.
With daughter + family visiting, wet days, temps in the mid to low 40's, I just rode a short while in the neighborhood (again). Using these rides to check out the bikes and make sure my...
02-16-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By Wildwood

Are those new Microshift brifters. (was...

Are those new Microshift brifters.
(was considering a pair, but can't tolerate the old ShimaNo wire routing)
02-16-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 466
Posted By Wildwood

Definately needs replacement. edit: replace...

Definately needs replacement.

edit: replace the stay AND get the DeRosa (as previously recommended).
02-16-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,022
Posted By Wildwood

If 'professional sports' would sanction players...

If 'professional sports' would sanction players AND teams that violate the rules - by stripping team titles and individuals of eligibility there would be more credibility.

Baseball's Houston...
02-16-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,022
Posted By Wildwood

There is a very fine line between some forms of...

There is a very fine line between some forms of doping and legal nutrition supplementation. Just eating food, does not translate to a winning solution for endurance sports.

I read an article...
02-16-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By Wildwood

One of my favorite rides from Buckley to the...

One of my favorite rides from Buckley to the Carbon River bridge leading to Summit Lake trailhead and CoPlay Lake

Lots of recreation beyond the closure. The off-roading area will be closed....
02-16-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 466
Posted By Wildwood

This bike was 'adjusted' by gugie. No paint...

This bike was 'adjusted' by gugie. No paint damage from repair. Stays bent but not crimped. Rides perfectly straight. Thanks again, Mark.
...
02-16-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 386
Posted By Wildwood

I have a set of tubulars and they are great. ...

I have a set of tubulars and they are great.
Mine are 24mm, 26mm is now available, I think.

When does Spesh put these on sale???
(my checking on them would indicate = Never)
02-16-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 386
Posted By Wildwood

No logos - this is the closest I've found (at...

No logos - this is the closest I've found (at least as far as I can see). made in Germany. i have not used these tires
wolfpackna.com/
...
02-15-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By Wildwood

Post in the trading thread. Something good to...

Post in the trading thread.
Something good to trade may find a willing soul with too many Campy bits.
02-15-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 466
Posted By Wildwood

Always fix something that can be loved again...

Always fix something that can be loved again affordably, whatever that is.


In a new frame would you be looking to duplicate the ride of your Allez Pro? Or a more touring type ride experience?...
02-15-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By Wildwood

best understood by Italiano speakers

best understood by Italiano speakers
02-15-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By Wildwood

You can control many physical issues with...

You can control many physical issues with activity, no solutions for those of us moving into some undefined dementia or perhaps Alz.

My mantra = Preserve dignity.

Life is Good - for now....
02-14-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 24,944
Views: 2,390,373
Posted By Wildwood

Just quickly around the neighborhood but it...

Just quickly around the neighborhood
but it surely did my mind some good.

...
02-13-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 443
Posted By Wildwood

Before you leave, may we ask for a pic of the...

Before you leave, may we ask for a pic of the full frame. And it's weight. Thanks.
02-13-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By Wildwood

Here's one mounted with no kink, and which is...

Here's one mounted with no kink, and which is original equipment from mid-80's. It is only used in this location. This one has been cleaned once by me and came to me in equally shiny condition....
02-13-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By Wildwood

For friction shifters, 6 of 1, 1/2 dozen the...

For friction shifters, 6 of 1, 1/2 dozen the others.
Metal housing can be cleaned, since it occupies a dirty place.
02-13-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By Wildwood

......and obsolescence. Don't ask how i...

......and obsolescence.

Don't ask how i know.

edit: Need a NOS (original box in plastic wrap) IBM Warp OS2? Considered by many to have been superior to Windows.Sure wish I'd kept the Commodore...
02-13-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 396
Posted By Wildwood

Uummmm,........... OK Must be analogous to...

Uummmm,........... OK

Must be analogous to my encouraging people to drink what comes from the shakers, I'm told it can induce a feeling of giddiness. :D:D
02-13-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 396
Posted By Wildwood

The old Edison phonograph dates to the year of a...

The old Edison phonograph dates to the year of a famous Kitty Hawk flight, 1903. The hammered pewter shaker feels almost Middle Earth in one’s hands.

...
02-13-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 396
Posted By Wildwood

Shaken not blended ...

Shaken not blended

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1983x1827/822913de_7e40_43c0_9a0c_cc57924bd2a6_157adaf0344bf667ddaf83e46fd7ccb23ac0dd6c.jpeg
02-12-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 707
Posted By Wildwood

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_4220_0e9e603856b57322a19dce361fe0a05010ae5394.jpg
Did anyone mention Newbaums', for the color choices???
02-12-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 143
Posted By Wildwood

thanks guys.

thanks guys.
02-12-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,976
Posted By Wildwood

Read your 1st post and 2 replies, but nobody...

Read your 1st post and 2 replies, but nobody else's opinion.

Bang for buck for amateur racer - who wants to 'be there at the sprint for home' = a stiff Al frame (replaceable der hanger) with 105...
02-11-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 143
Posted By Wildwood

Recommend C&V shop in Houston (Shenandoah/Gulfton)

Good friend in Houston may need help with 2 vintage bikes. I think he's planning a his/hers vintage project.
He's in the Bellaire/ Shenandoah/ Gulfton area. South West of the 69 / 610 junction.
...
02-11-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 335
Posted By Wildwood

'two years in the making' = well it costs so much...

'two years in the making' = well it costs so much because the have to recoup 2 years of over-development on what's really a simple process, but we value precision.

Don't think this one is for me....
02-11-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 335
Posted By Wildwood

All of my Park Tools have been excellent. ...

All of my Park Tools have been excellent.

Yeah, working on 5/6/7 speed and Campy10.
Should I have 2 tools?
edit - duh, forget question about 2 chain tools, as new chains will likely be spec'd as...
02-11-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 335
Posted By Wildwood

Best chain breaker/pin insertion tool?

Looking for a new chain break tool as I will be working on several older bikes and replacing more than a couple of chains.

Ease of use is better than light weight
02-11-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,312
Posted By Wildwood

I have RacingT 9 and CompTriple10 with symmetric...

I have RacingT 9 and CompTriple10 with symmetric axles - and when I first get on those bikes the wide Q-factor is noticeable. I always think my knees or ankles or hips will hurt, but nothing bad...
02-11-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 413
Posted By Wildwood

Mowing lawn is nothing compared to ‘keeping the...

Mowing lawn is nothing compared to ‘keeping the forest back’ on 3 sides of the house.

...
02-10-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 413
Posted By Wildwood

shaking winter means = .................. lawn...

shaking winter means = .................. lawn mowing.
02-10-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 504
Posted By Wildwood

Same fork crown (i believe) as one of my '82...

Same fork crown (i believe) as one of my '82 bikes; but a serial of 4 20 85 might be April 20th, 1985?. (edit: implying USA nomenclature?)

Pump pegs on 2 different tubes sounds a custom feature...
02-10-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 815
Posted By Wildwood

If that's rust (not just dirt/grime) where blades...

If that's rust (not just dirt/grime) where blades join fork crown - i would be as concerned about that as the indented blades. How does it look at the fork ends?
02-09-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 707
Posted By Wildwood

Newbaum's = i appreciate color variety in my...

Newbaum's = i appreciate color variety in my cycling life
I generally wear padded gloves.
...
02-08-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,882
Posted By Wildwood

OK - But those valve stems are lined up. So...

OK - But those valve stems are lined up. So credits.

Besides, the first pics are often before final check-ride adjustments. Tires may have wrong psi, too. :twitchy:

To OP : contact pastorbob in...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,546
Posted By Wildwood

I prefer to build from the frameset. But I'm...

I prefer to build from the frameset.
But I'm mostly a C&V guy, so buying a frameset is often the only way to get what i want.
02-08-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2,776
Views: 226,193
Posted By Wildwood

Good one - imagining other's voices/words as a...

Good one - imagining other's voices/words as a reinforcing enablement. When you start talking to yourself in such manner, just imagine the guiltless expansion of possible acquisitions.


Note to...
02-07-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,112
Posted By Wildwood

Never say never. You don't know what you are...

Never say never.
You don't know what you are missing.
The best things in life should be shared.
Growing old is not for sissies, nor easy on the stubborn.


Besides -
don't forget, two strong...
02-07-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5,846
Views: 494,211
Posted By Wildwood

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x450/tubulars_from_portland_643f44c06eed5c4e7e256c90465d0407ce45a4bc.png
Includes Clement Futurox 22mm
02-07-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By Wildwood

The number tab on the Trek appears to be metal...

The number tab on the Trek appears to be metal and likely glued on.
Can't imagine that it is anything but a Team bike, given the perfect color match.

But there are a bunch of people out there who...
02-07-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By Wildwood

Number tabs were not too unusual on racy type...

Number tabs were not too unusual on racy type bikes in Europe, bitd. But I can't ever remember seeing them on any production bikes from usa companies.
This is a Merckx shipped to usa from Belgium,...
02-07-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,112
Posted By Wildwood

My story = same as most others. Bought tandem to...

My story = same as most others. Bought tandem to ride with spouse. Selected one based on her criteria. Didn't work out with her. After a month of rides, maybe 5 or 6, the 'reason' not to ride she...
02-07-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,414
Posted By Wildwood

:twitchy: Spinning gets me nowhere! :innocent:

:twitchy: Spinning gets me nowhere! :innocent:
02-06-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,285
Posted By Wildwood

Glorius! Elegant! Amazing! So unique to be...

Glorius! Elegant! Amazing! So unique to be timeless!

Pick tires for the ride. Assuming 700c? (edit: maybe not?)
What's the original wheel size?
02-06-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By Wildwood

Aired periodically, but not fanatically Wet...

Aired periodically, but not fanatically
Wet bikes (fendered) stay in garage ready to go, even if weather/life keeps me off the bikes in winter's thro's.
The 'waiting for better weather' bikes get...
02-06-20, 02:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 474
Posted By Wildwood

The one that fits best. :D.

The one that fits best. :D.
02-05-20, 11:27 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,305
Posted By Wildwood

Sometimes, it is not just the component itself -...

Sometimes, it is not just the component itself - but what you may do to it to blend in with other aspects of the aesthetic that makes it Special.
...
02-05-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 506
Posted By Wildwood

It's just a schwinn. You look like a Breezer...

It's just a schwinn. You look like a Breezer guy. long live the Repack Gang.
02-05-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2,776
Views: 226,193
Posted By Wildwood

Page 2 for What ‘ya Wrenching- in Winter?

Here’s a recable, retape, + new Zeus hoods and green shifter covers for a good Basque built ride. Seems more 70s, as appropriate. White cork tape was wrong, so 80s/90s. And only exposes the...
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