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07-11-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 51,387
Views: 6,718,852
Posted By jamesdak

My version is the best riding bike I own. ...

My version is the best riding bike I own. Someone needs to snap this up.
07-11-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 953
Posted By jamesdak

At those speeds this must have happened during...

At those speeds this must have happened during the Tour de France! ;)
07-06-19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,713
Posted By jamesdak

You don't need protection if you don't text and...

You don't need protection if you don't text and ride at the same time. Sorta like don't text and drive.
07-06-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,853
Posted By jamesdak

It's never a simple matter of weight alone, LOL! ...

It's never a simple matter of weight alone, LOL! Too many other factors figure in. Today was a prime example. I took out the old SL tubed Ribble bike. It weighs 19 lbs, 7 ozs and has on some 40mm...
07-02-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,155
Posted By jamesdak

Beautiful bike and nice score. There's a guy...

Beautiful bike and nice score.

There's a guy on Ebay making tools for those headsets. I got a pair awhile ago and they work fine.

Can't wait to see more of this.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 674
Posted By jamesdak

Sunday - Had a great little ride on the Y-Foil...

Sunday - Had a great little ride on the Y-Foil today. Cool morning with pretty much no wind until some mild headwinds the final few miles. 25 miles at an avg pace of 20.3 mph. Just missed my PR on...
06-29-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,504
Posted By jamesdak

I guess I can play too! ...

I guess I can play too!

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,822
Posted By jamesdak

Dude, I so need a helmet like that! :D ...

Dude, I so need a helmet like that! :D

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/166155767.jpg
06-23-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,871
Posted By jamesdak

Ummm...... ...

Ummm......

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 552
Posted By jamesdak

Saturday - Went out early in the cold but still...

Saturday - Went out early in the cold but still didn't beat the winds. Legs dead from a week of battling the afternoon winds. Today I started out behind a group of three doing a paceline. Normally...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By jamesdak

Well, busy weekend for me but I did manage to...

Well, busy weekend for me but I did manage to sneak out each day for a ride.

Saturday - The fastest 25 miles of the year. Did it on the ol' PDG Series Paramount while rocking out to Meatloaf's...
06-15-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,664
Posted By jamesdak

I just wonder if anyone's seen another one of...

I just wonder if anyone's seen another one of these?

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 39,421
Posted By jamesdak

I'll throw my latest in here even though I...

I'll throw my latest in here even though I already know it's hot. :love:

New to me Luciano Paletti built up with a nice Chorus 9 speed. Still searching for the perfect silver tubular setup for...
06-13-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 11,352
Posted By jamesdak

I would never spend $10,000 on "A" bike . ...

I would never spend $10,000 on "A" bike .

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/166846457.jpg

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06-10-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,519
Posted By jamesdak

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169339014.jpg ...

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06-10-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,519
Posted By jamesdak

The Paletti is built!!!

So, it's finally done. Built up with a nice used Chorus 9 Speed setup and currently using some Velomine handbuilt wheels. I'd like to find some really shiny tubulars for it down the road. As built...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,054
Posted By jamesdak

Sunday - Took out the 1972 Peugeot for a nice 32...

Sunday - Took out the 1972 Peugeot for a nice 32 mile tour of the valley.

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169298266.jpg

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,054
Posted By jamesdak

Saturday - Legs were flat but I still knocked out...

Saturday - Legs were flat but I still knocked out my normal 25 mile loop. Beautiful day out and while I usually ride fast on the De Rosa it was nice to just cruise along on it for once.
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06-01-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 8,587
Posted By jamesdak

Here's newer pictures of the OPUS III. Hard...

Here's newer pictures of the OPUS III. Hard color to really pin down but Fuji called in Wine Silver.

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/167931185.jpg

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05-27-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,150
Posted By jamesdak

:roflmao2::roflmao2::roflmao2:

:roflmao2::roflmao2::roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-19, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 939
Posted By jamesdak

Sunday - Finally a free day with no rain. Got in...

Sunday - Finally a free day with no rain. Got in a little under 27 miles on the Ribble today. Had put a tubular setup on it about 2 weeks ago but this was the first time I actually got it out. ...
05-23-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,003
Posted By jamesdak

I'll also say I really enjoy finding some nasty...

I'll also say I really enjoy finding some nasty grubby crap of a bike and then as you clean and service finding the gem inside. Especially later when you move it on and you see the light in the...
05-23-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,003
Posted By jamesdak

Does anyone really expect to recover costs on...

Does anyone really expect to recover costs on these? I buy them to try and to enjoy and then if they don't strike that special chord in my heart I move them on to someone else. I see the "money...
05-21-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,003
Posted By jamesdak

Well, if they wanted delivery or to meet in the...

Well, if they wanted delivery or to meet in the city 20 minutes away I'd understand. But when they want me to drive an hour or two to bring them a couple hundred dollar bike it just does not...
05-21-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,003
Posted By jamesdak

LOL, I honestly don't care about the price and...

LOL, I honestly don't care about the price and don't mind offers. It's the whole "Bring it to me" crap here lately that's gotten on my nerves. I hardly ever actual sell a bike for the asking price...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 39,421
Posted By jamesdak

I'll throw this recently built up old ride. It's...

I'll throw this recently built up old ride. It's a NOS Vitus Argal from the mid 90's just built up with Ultegra R8000.

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169114192.jpg
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Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 39,421
Posted By jamesdak

Every LeMond get's an automatic HOT in my book. ...

Every LeMond get's an automatic HOT in my book. :thumb:
05-17-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 987
Posted By jamesdak

Just a little update as I finally make some...

Just a little update as I finally make some decisions and start mocking things up for fit and such. I decided I wanted an all silver groupset on this and found an almost mint looking 9s chorus group...
05-11-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,132
Posted By jamesdak

The power of the 3 speed - I just have to share this "race".

I just have to share this as it's just too funny.

Rode the junk english 3 speed down to the store for some banana's and orange juice. On the way home while on the Eden Pathway I I heard a ,...
05-11-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By jamesdak

I hear you. The shoulder has been healed for a...

I hear you. The shoulder has been healed for a year and is not getting any better. I was a grade 3 separation of the AC joint so two of the ligament fully torn and not surgically repaired. Best...
05-11-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By jamesdak

And the last: ...

And the last:

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05-11-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By jamesdak

More: ...

More:

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https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169180610.jpg
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05-11-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By jamesdak

New pics of Prologue TT now that it is done.

Snapped a new series of pics for this bike as I listed it locally for sale. Sadly the one bike I have not been able to ride since the wreck is this one. The separated shoulder has healed but cannot...
05-05-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,230
Posted By jamesdak

Me and my Giordana's are on this one! XL...

Me and my Giordana's are on this one!

XL Super, Excell Podium steel and Campagnolo Athena 11 speed:

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/164621709.jpg
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Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By jamesdak

Wow, your "experience" is sure out of the norm...

Wow, your "experience" is sure out of the norm for Fulcrum Wheels. I run several sets, have thousands of miles on them and have no issues with them. Lot's and lot's of others seem quite happy with...
04-25-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 825
Posted By jamesdak

Custom Wayne Evans Bike recently picked up

I was home sick the beginning of last week when this showed up for sale on a facebook site. Too neat looking at too good of a price to pass up. The seller said it was made by a Wayne Evans in...
04-23-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,749
Posted By jamesdak

I've had a few pass through and one I've held on...

I've had a few pass through and one I've held on too...and always will.

Fuji Opus III - I just can't see getting rid of this ever.

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/167931185.jpg
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Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By jamesdak

Still struggling to get good weather to ride in...

Still struggling to get good weather to ride in and to get back in shape. Still I think this was the first time since November I got 4 days in a row done.

Friday - Took out the Y-Foil for a...
04-16-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,779
Posted By jamesdak

Never, ever, ever, ever! ...

Never, ever, ever, ever!

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https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/167931188.jpg
04-06-19, 09:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,750
Posted By jamesdak

Well my support car was busy today...:rolleyes:

Well my support car was busy today...:rolleyes:
03-31-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 987
Posted By jamesdak

It's a bike and deserves to be ridden, so yes. ...

It's a bike and deserves to be ridden, so yes. :thumb:
03-30-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 987
Posted By jamesdak

and More: ...

and More:


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03-30-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 987
Posted By jamesdak

Next Project, Paletti content so sexy it's rated NC17

So, I've had my eye on this frame for quite a while. Finally couldn't resist any longer and made an offer. Then came the agonizing wait as it seemed to get lost for a month and then started to move...
11-29-18, 06:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,750
Posted By jamesdak

Ok, a little more information from Eddy Martens....

Ok, a little more information from Eddy Martens. They used to sell unpainted frames to a Belgium wholesaler back in the day who used the Brand Diamond. There still is a Diamond bike company in...
11-27-18, 01:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,750
Posted By jamesdak

Woo hoo! The first Belgium in my collection. ...

Woo hoo! The first Belgium in my collection. Eddy Martens (Martelly) responded back this morning confirming that they made it in 1985 and it is indeed SL. He also said they still have some vintage...
06-01-18, 03:00 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 8,587
Posted By jamesdak

Here's my 1985 Opus III. Fuji called it "Wine...

Here's my 1985 Opus III. Fuji called it "Wine Silver".


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10-29-17, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 456,353
Posted By jamesdak

Today the "old guy" was sorting this "new" ride...

Today the "old guy" was sorting this "new" ride out.

http://www.pbase.com/jhuddle/image/166483980.jpg

Sometime within an hour of getting home the front tube let go. So glad that didn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-16, 10:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,774
Posted By jamesdak

1999 Campione in dang near mint condition. I...

1999 Campione in dang near mint condition. I have new Fulcrum Racing 3 wheels ready to go on it just as soon as I get the proper lockring.
The heavy CXP-21 wheels hold this bike back.
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