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11-19-19, 05:02 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Woohoo! Congrats. It's official, you're a member...

Woohoo! Congrats. It's official, you're a member of the Cool Kids Club
11-18-19, 10:26 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

After posting the pics of the bikes I own which...

After posting the pics of the bikes I own which of course are all Ironman. I realized I missed a lot of details... actually intentionally. Like type of chain, wrap, chainring size, freewheel or...
11-18-19, 09:24 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

:thumb: and might as well look good doing...

:thumb: and might as well look good doing it....and of course an Ironman is the first step.
11-18-19, 09:05 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Supposedly Because of narrower top portion it's...

Supposedly Because of narrower top portion it's more "aerodynamic". Also reportedly the less mass at the top allows more air to cool your inner thighs and increase performance. I just think they're C...
11-18-19, 08:14 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

52cm 1989 9 speed SUMMERTIME BLUES

Dura ace 7700 bb,fd,rd, crankset, brakeset, brifters.
Oem 600 tricolor hs.
Vetta trishock saddle, Italian stem, 1986 oem seatpost and...
11-18-19, 07:55 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

54cm 1988 8 speed Carbon MIDNIGHT RIDER

Dura ace fd, rd, Crankset.
600 tricolor brakeset, hubs.
Oem hs, stem, saddle.
Shimano aero seatpost, scott aerobars, 8 speed...
11-18-19, 07:36 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

54cm 1987 7 speed MIAMI VICE

105/oem Rd,fd,hs,bb,hubs, crankset, brakeset, stem.
600 aero seatpost, scott aerobars, 7 speed gripshift turbo...
11-18-19, 06:41 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

54cm 1986 6 speed CLASSIC

Dura ace bb,hs,fd,rd,hubs.
600 crankset, brakeset,aero seatpost.
First generation aerobars, and gripshift.
Oem stem and...
11-18-19, 05:10 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

U=ddeand;21214226]Iím one of those who tries to...

U=ddeand;21214226]Iím one of those who tries to limit my inventory, so I really donít let myself drift into the true collector mode. But Iím also trying to optimize the quality and fit if my rides. I...
11-18-19, 05:00 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Awesome '86 Class-ic.

Awesome '86 Class-ic.
11-18-19, 09:44 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

:thumb:

:thumb:
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11-18-19, 09:05 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Man, everyones reply reminded me of my older...

Man, everyones reply reminded me of my older brothers back shack. Blacklight, neon posters, lamps. I'll add shag carpet, inscents, Cheech and Chong album and prophylactic coins.
11-18-19, 08:52 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Pm sent.

Pm sent.
11-18-19, 06:51 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

For me it's not so much about racing, appearance,...

For me it's not so much about racing, appearance, or fads....it's more about performance. And since I'm only familiar with '80s bike technology, that's what I gravitate towards. That's probably true...
11-18-19, 02:01 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

I guess the Ironman qualifies as a TT bike...

I guess the Ironman qualifies as a TT bike because a triathlon is a basically a TT. And because of that, we were always making little changes to try to go faster. Things that seemed out of the norm...
11-17-19, 09:16 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

The prestige is more aqua compared to the...

The prestige is more aqua compared to the Summertime Blues Iromans Cobalt blue.
11-17-19, 03:48 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Yeah, yeah yeah yeah.

Yeah, yeah yeah yeah.
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11-17-19, 04:41 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Dang that's a lot of videos. I'll have to give it...

Dang that's a lot of videos. I'll have to give it a try.
Here's a video of our family band. My older son on guitar and my younger one (not on camera) on drums, and yours truly on bass. Just having...
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11-16-19, 07:57 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Although only a chord player (and not a good...

Although only a chord player (and not a good one), Over the years I've acquired a few vintage and a lot of good quality guitars both acoustic and electric. But I play Bass in our band. Problem is,...
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11-16-19, 03:44 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

He was born, lived, then died.

He was born, lived, then died.
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11-16-19, 01:18 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Unfortunately I don't have one to start an N+1. ...

Unfortunately I don't have one to start an N+1.
But I just finished a couple of weeks ago repairing and setting up part of my sons tools of the trade . I think about a dozen. One custom made, one...
11-16-19, 06:02 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Looking good, keep it going.:thumb:

Looking good, keep it going.:thumb:
11-16-19, 05:39 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

OH WOW!!! That riff sounds almost exactly like a...

OH WOW!!! That riff sounds almost exactly like a song my son wrote in the 90s. The bass line is so similar. I never played the song, instead our first roadie would play it when I needed a bathroom...
11-15-19, 05:52 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Brad L. And 76SLT I'm not sure I still have those...

Brad L. And 76SLT I'm not sure I still have those I'll check my shed this weekend.
11-15-19, 02:17 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Oh man, an Ironman Master for a hundred bucks....

Oh man, an Ironman Master for a hundred bucks. That's a deal we haven't seen in a while. That's my size but I already have an '89. That's also the "incredible shrinking man" RTs latest size too....
11-15-19, 08:12 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

​​​​​​ Ha, I'm now watching Desperado....while...

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Ha, I'm now watching Desperado....while getting over the flu. Man that movie is a Classic.
Looking forward to the Herd Pics.
11-15-19, 07:43 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Are you referring to the Desperado soundtrack? ...

Are you referring to the Desperado soundtrack?
Man that's a tough one to pick a favorite. Santana, Dire straits, Link wray, Los Lobos and their individual band members. Man awesome.
11-14-19, 10:48 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Well that's bigger than a 60cm Ironman. I have...

Well that's bigger than a 60cm Ironman.
I have an '86, '87, '88, and '89 Ironman. And if someone asked what is the best year to represent an Ironman, it would be the '86.....just saying. Maybe I'll...
11-14-19, 05:28 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Tito was also in Dusk till Dawn and Roadhouse. We...

Tito was also in Dusk till Dawn and Roadhouse. We actually cover his song Angry Cockroaches, it's guitar heavy.
11-14-19, 03:29 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

I don't guess I posted this yet. ...

I don't guess I posted this yet.
https://lakecharles.craigslist.org/bik/d/welsh-centurion-prestige-52-cm/7009318129.html
11-14-19, 01:28 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Admittedly, I didn't know either. Of course I...

Admittedly, I didn't know either. Of course I saw the movie. My favorite fictional bad ass: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0JC3-VkTG0
11-13-19, 02:20 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

I'm gonna post my bike pics.... eventually. The...

I'm gonna post my bike pics.... eventually. The thing is the last pics I've posted of them doesn't match what they look like now.
My '86 had white cables and tan sidewalls which I liked but now has...
11-13-19, 11:05 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Yeah they came in two sizes in that color scheme....

Yeah they came in two sizes in that color scheme. 48cm and 46cm. 46 using the smaller front wheel.
11-13-19, 10:30 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

OP, Your gripshift resembles the first...

OP,
Your gripshift resembles the first generation but it's not. You had to drill holes in the handlebars of The first generation. Also the first generation used a different type of shifter mechanism...
11-11-19, 04:01 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

For sure. George Jones, Selena, Buck Owens,...

For sure.
George Jones, Selena, Buck Owens, Carrol Burnet (she had at least one album) George Strait, Freddie King,
11-11-19, 02:49 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

The Moving sidewalks, Delbert McClinton, Los...

The Moving sidewalks, Delbert McClinton, Los lonley boys, Pat Green, Albert Collins, Sandy Duncan, Edgar Winter, and on and on.
Right now the talent seems Almost limitless when it comes to Texas...
11-11-19, 01:24 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Favorite from the Lone Star State? Well, that's...

Favorite from the Lone Star State?
Well, that's a tough one. It's a you pick'em.
Barry White, Willie Nelson, Sly of the family stone, Waylon Jennings, Buddy Holly, Beyonce, Roy Orbinson, Kelly...
11-11-19, 09:00 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

I knew I was maybe missing something when I was...

I knew I was maybe missing something when I was still searching CL and No it wasn't the wrap. THE WHEELS!!!
Soooo, I switched the '88 to the '89 and vice versa. Ta Da, now I just gotta switch out...
11-11-19, 08:46 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Ha, that's the problem, I was drinking when I...

Ha, that's the problem, I was drinking when I built it and not drinking when I wrapped it.
I think I did Rap drunk once, it started off with " I'm a bubble gum (w)rapper and I'm here to say" and...
11-11-19, 07:23 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

And we're back. Must be winter again. Linda's...

And we're back. Must be winter again. Linda's version of Texan Roy Orbison's blue bayou is one of my all time favorite songs.
Also I had to Google Sandanista. The clash right? I only knew...
11-11-19, 06:46 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

You guys are crazy. Im good with the tube wrap,...

You guys are crazy. Im good with the tube wrap, all my bikes have it, it's my signature move.
Besides JD, you already have blue wrap on a Summertime Blues Ironman, we'd look like twins.
11-10-19, 10:07 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Here's my '89 Ironman. Dura Ace 7700 9 speed. I'm...

Here's my '89 Ironman. Dura Ace 7700 9 speed. I'm seriously thinking of putting my other wheelset on there....
11-10-19, 08:32 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Well Mr Westi, this is a 52cm instead of my...

Well Mr Westi, this is a 52cm instead of my preferd 54cm. So I need the extra seatpost. Since it's my only "road bike" and the one I plan on riding on club rides, it works out good. When most last...
11-10-19, 08:18 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20191110_200644_81acf34079b652c36d91e8585ac09d4334864512.jpg

The inner tube Works for me. Check out how good it looks.


Haha,...
11-10-19, 04:44 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

My tablet battery charge ran out right when I was...

My tablet battery charge ran out right when I was about to take a pic...
11-10-19, 09:44 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Well I went on my first ride with the 7700...

Well I went on my first ride with the 7700 components on my '89.
I put my aero seatpost back on figuring the 175 cranks would make up for the shorter length post....but no. Turns out the crank was...
11-08-19, 10:07 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Man my '89 Summertime Blues Ironman is ready to...

Man my '89 Summertime Blues Ironman is ready to roll. After a Muther of a fixed cup and figuring out the little differences to 7400 dura ace series, it's DONE!
So my goal of '86 6 speed, '87 7...
11-08-19, 10:26 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

The hold up on my '89 has been a very stuck fixed...

The hold up on my '89 has been a very stuck fixed Cup. After a few days of soaking and Frugal ingenuity it's OFF.
But it was worth it for the Dura Ace BB markwesti going on there.....if it fits.
I...
11-06-19, 11:44 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

No, the box is for the upgrade these components...

No, the box is for the upgrade these components were pulled for. In fact all the components came in dura ace 9100? boxes.
11-05-19, 09:12 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Check out all the Dura Ace 9 speed goodness going...

Check out all the Dura Ace 9 speed goodness going on my '89 Summertime Blues tommorow....
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