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08-20-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Last ride 76

Sheesh, I thought nobody was gonna ask.:D

Sheesh, I thought nobody was gonna ask.:D
08-19-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,244
Posted By Last ride 76

Just a guess, but I think more folks have died...

Just a guess, but I think more folks have died from drinking too little... literally.

This is not specifically directed at you:
OP did not ask how much liquid he should carry... why try to decide...
08-18-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By Last ride 76

I'm a little puzzled. Nasty sounds? Can you add...

I'm a little puzzled. Nasty sounds? Can you add to the description a bit? Does it happen on the stand? Regina freewheels while not as sturdy as Suntour and perhaps Shimano freewheels, were not...
08-18-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By Last ride 76

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/gios_nuovo_compact200_as_is_august_18_2019__9edf24354c32a745907875d567d0ee83c45c4d35.jpg

This morning


That's exactly what it...
08-15-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,747
Posted By Last ride 76

high vs low...

Well crap! I was told (in 1975) that the pros like Eddy, used low flange hubs because of the rough road surfaces, and I believed it until 5 minutes ago. :notamused:
Eric
:lol:
08-14-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,096
Posted By Last ride 76

That's the solution? For those that didn't...

That's the solution? For those that didn't understand, the solution is to go to bare steel. Good luck keeping that mirror bright. Sprayed with clear acrylic? Moisture will go right through and begin...
Replies: 21
Views: 697
Posted By Last ride 76

Limits...

There are limits to what any bike should have to put up with. Someone crossed that line a long time ago. For mercy's sake, buy the bike.It's a Colnago. Is it rideable? From the pictures, who knows....
08-02-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,532
Posted By Last ride 76

Looking for a UCI legal edge?

New Blood Doping Technique... Currently Legal under UCI Rules and Totally Undetectable!!!

Reasonable cost, and can be administered in the privacy of your own home. 10 doses (avg 30 day supply)...
08-02-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,889
Posted By Last ride 76

In middle school, we ate Spam on camping/hiking...

In middle school, we ate Spam on camping/hiking trips in the Adirondacks, to be either pan fried over a fire for breakfast or eaten on trail, out of the can with triscuts, for fast meals. The...
08-02-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,889
Posted By Last ride 76

^^^Hawaiian Convenience Store Staple Food^^^

^^^Hawaiian Convenience Store Staple Food^^^
08-01-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,532
Posted By Last ride 76

Umm, I think he meant "PED, Blood Doping enhanced...

Umm, I think he meant "PED, Blood Doping enhanced results". He didn't just cheat. That was bad enough.


Using his global fame, and financial clout, he actively tried to destroy everyone who...
07-30-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,572
Posted By Last ride 76

I will hopefully have something useful to post...

I will hopefully have something useful to post here in the future. Right now , I'm just checking in to say me too. I've been uncontrolled for two years, after a short time of being controlled....
07-26-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 763
Posted By Last ride 76

Huh? Water? My bikes are still C&V... sealed...

Huh? Water? My bikes are still C&V... sealed bearings (at least the early versions, were less than perfectly sealed, in my experience). I have my gallon jug of WD40 right under the sink.:thumb: I...
07-26-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By Last ride 76

Wow, nice work! :thumb: Eric The...

Wow, nice work! :thumb:



Eric
The andirons are long gone, but the candlestick holder I made in HS:rolleyes: is still at my folks house...
07-24-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By Last ride 76

Campy 1010A Dropouts Early Seventies? 80's repaint

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/lavendula_frame_1_a2858b2ab04853282580971ae0fd8e82b40b7f36.jpg...
07-21-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,123
Posted By Last ride 76

And to my knowledge you're the only one who said...

And to my knowledge you're the only one who said you were normal. :innocent: My hat's off to you guys. And also to those participants who didn't manage to finsh.


I did the VT version end to end,...
07-21-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,040
Posted By Last ride 76

Seatpost, grease.... and bang goes the bolt.

I painted new highlights on my old milled Campy seatpost recently. Knowing how many folks had bad experiences with siezed posts, i decided to put some grease on it before re-inserting. Let me add,...
07-21-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,524
Posted By Last ride 76

Ok, that is insanely pretty.:thumb: Wow, on the...

Ok, that is insanely pretty.:thumb: Wow, on the fork rake...

I use look keo cleats.
1) The system is lightwieght, and wicked easy to flip and lock into, for anyone used to toeclips.
2) Many...
07-19-19, 05:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,403
Posted By Last ride 76

When they came out, I thought that the lighter...

When they came out, I thought that the lighter Supperleggeri pedals would make a difference, racing, They looked pro, which didn't hurt either. I first got them in the fall of 74. With plastic cleats...
07-17-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,403
Posted By Last ride 76

Fr D was different. record/nuovo some called it,...

Fr D was different. record/nuovo some called it, flat outer cage face until safety changes. Super Record was "different"... Holes in chromed cage face 4 the first year, 3 thereafter. Various little...
07-16-19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,009
Posted By Last ride 76

ironic some of the stuff in this thread. Even...

ironic some of the stuff in this thread. Even after the update. Sound like a decent LBS, that did something not exactly uncommon, which seems to have had a bad outcome. and is willing, (probably for...
07-13-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,779
Posted By Last ride 76

Speaking as someone who owns and rides a number...

Speaking as someone who owns and rides a number of "classic" steel bikes, including three I personally raced on in the mid-sevent... oh never mind, I don't even know what to say... Maybe this....
07-11-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,750
Posted By Last ride 76

^^^^^ This. Time enough for the other type of...

^^^^^ This. Time enough for the other type of ride!
Also, she's young. The last thing I think you would want to do is turn her off. My daughter is a soccer player. I offer her opportunities to play...
07-11-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 13,995
Posted By Last ride 76

Alert: This is a load of garbage masquerading as...

Alert: This is a load of garbage masquerading as science. While it may be technically accurate to describe them as all working by "creating a caloric deficit", the way this is achieved is NOT the...
07-11-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 13,995
Posted By Last ride 76

NO. there are no specific exercises that can...

NO. there are no specific exercises that can target fat from a specific area of the body. NONE. Claims of this are falsehoods. Lies.

Specific exercises can target particular muscle groups and...
07-11-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,320
Posted By Last ride 76

No I don't think hose clamps are remotely up to...

No I don't think hose clamps are remotely up to the task:eek:. I use them in my work and know their limitations. Don't expect them to do anything helpful if that joint fails.
Where I think you could...
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07-11-19, 04:28 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 13,382
Posted By Last ride 76

Just “him and epstein” and “28 girls”: Florida man drops a dime on trump

Jeffrey EpsteinJUST “HIM AND EPSTEIN” AND “28 GIRLS”: FLORIDA MAN DROPS A DIME ON TRUMPFlorida businessman George Houraney told the New York Times that the president’s relationship with Jeffrey...
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Views: 709
Posted By Last ride 76

No, there aren't. Woohoo! Original with panto......

No, there aren't. Woohoo! Original with panto... Sorry out of my knowledge bracket, but nice to see. Congrats on finding a very special bike.
07-08-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,068
Posted By Last ride 76

. I don’t use a case, never have. I will say that...

. I don’t use a case, never have. I will say that my current phone (iPhone 7 plus) has proved incredibly robust and it literally has the scratches and even road rash to prove it, and not A single...
07-08-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,830
Posted By Last ride 76

[QUOTE=scarlson;21015067]I think it's a neat case...

[QUOTE=scarlson;21015067]I think it's a neat case study :) Particularly it shows how bad the penetration of the filler in a lugged steel joint has to be before it will actually fail. Framebuilding...
07-02-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By Last ride 76

Facepalm here... I just figured out where...

Facepalm here...


I just figured out where the problem is... The shop BUILT the bike. He went in and TOLD them the issue with rubbing FD... If I'm the wrench who built the bike up, I would have...
07-01-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By Last ride 76

Depends on what's causing it. Seriously. Cross...

Depends on what's causing it. Seriously. Cross chaining? Not feathering it properly? Cable stretch? In what front/rear gear combinations does it rub? More information needed.
07-01-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,025
Posted By Last ride 76

color bar tape...

Black doesn't add a thing. If you are conservative, go white. But if you're an Ironman, let the world know. The Ironman logo is... Yellow.

Go with yellow cable housings, yellow bar tape and paint...
06-30-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,145
Posted By Last ride 76

if magnet is a hassle...

I'm not saying anything against magnet method. Works on my aero DT shifting funny bike (straight internal cable run).




***** This got me around the sealed BB insert sleeve in my Kestrel 400,...
06-27-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,879
Posted By Last ride 76

My first USCF sanctioned race was an Olympic...

My first USCF sanctioned race was an Olympic Development points race in Manchester VT in early May 74. Sixty-plus miles over 10 laps. A cold and damp start. Halfway through the first lap, I'm in the...
06-24-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,957
Posted By Last ride 76

Where they generally do NOT have free roaming...

Where they generally do NOT have free roaming dogs 'cause all you gotta do is look up after your crash, for the nearest billboard and you'll see a number for a "Personal Injury Lawyer".
06-24-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 913
Posted By Last ride 76

Welcome! Learning to adjust and repair your...

Welcome! Learning to adjust and repair your bicycle is GOOD:thumb: Thinking about how they function is also GOOD.:thumb: How wheels attached to bikes, changed dramatically less than 100 years ago....
06-20-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,823
Posted By Last ride 76

Not Gray

​​​​​​:eek:

Not by...
06-20-19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,823
Posted By Last ride 76

Hey sailor, lookin' for me?

You just had to say it... you just had to go there... https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/pink_guerciotti_and_tt_bars_3a14ba812fb087621394802cbe0185267c4cf552.jpg
06-11-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,620
Posted By Last ride 76

Not seriously trying to argue...

I seem to have gotten some bad information. Dang this internet thing, Lincoln was right...
Mayo Clinic and other reputable sources say good things about Hiit for older bodies. I'm thrilled to have...
06-07-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,182
Posted By Last ride 76

Yes, could be one of two reasons, incorrect dish...

Yes, could be one of two reasons, incorrect dish (as mentioned above) or incorrect spacer placement on axle. Clearances of cassette and accurate measurements per Sheldon Brown or some other visual...
06-04-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 905
Posted By Last ride 76

jersey pockets

A banana, for 60 mi plus rides. Otherwise, empty.

Unlikely to find a phone booth anywhere near where a problem would occur. Not much of interest to buy on the routes I rode. I tried wearing my...
05-23-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 528
Posted By Last ride 76

Yup. I make my daughter wear one. Therefore so do...

Yup. I make my daughter wear one. Therefore so do I. Removes the temptation to be stupid.
05-21-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,596
Posted By Last ride 76

Me too. I have just started riding after a 6...

Me too.
I have just started riding after a 6 week layoff from skiing. Mostly crappy weather and bad timing when the weather was nice,

I am still unpleasantly surprised by my lack of strength,...
05-17-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,129
Posted By Last ride 76

++++ Total agreement. And from the post below...

++++ Total agreement. And from the post below this... Someone who worked for Jim Redcay... makes perfect sense. That's fine workmanship.

I like it.:thumb: What size is it? Trade you one of them...
05-13-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 607
Posted By Last ride 76

Detailing campy parts

Looks great!


+! For DIY.

It takes a bit of practice (otherwise known as fooling around). Start with less paint, rather than more, as it tends to spread itself out. Keep wiping off the excess...
05-11-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 607
Posted By Last ride 76

That was what I heard, that r they were claiming...

That was what I heard, that r they were claiming it to be a treatment that altered (strengthened) the composition of the aluminum, all the way through, not just anodizing a a thin layer. Was that the...
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By Last ride 76

It depends so much on the condition of that...

It depends so much on the condition of that frame. "Great":) shape is in the eye of the beholder Buyer is not going to be happy about the parts mix. Really should be in 1980 full Super (not Nuovo)...
04-28-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,998
Posted By Last ride 76

+1 Drivers will think you're deranged and stay...

+1 Drivers will think you're deranged and stay farther away. Also may function as a disguise thus reducing embarrassment (if that's an issue) though it will require changing in a phone booth......
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