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08-23-19, 10:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,664
Posted By RobbieTunes

nomadmax here on BF rode for them.

nomadmax here on BF rode for them.
08-23-19, 09:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 490
Posted By RobbieTunes

Match my chaps...

Match my chaps...
08-20-19, 04:25 AM
Replies: 7,187
Views: 621,116
Posted By RobbieTunes

I've got a black TurboMatic with yellow trim that...

I've got a black TurboMatic with yellow trim that may look decent on that.

rccardr has a line on celeste Concor look-alikes that may be perfect.
08-20-19, 04:20 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,143
Posted By RobbieTunes

Probably not with the Rolf Vector Pro's. There...

Probably not with the Rolf Vector Pro's. There are clip-on disks available, but many are angular like a Stealth fighter, and this, being late 80's, early 90's, would suffer from incongruity.
...
08-20-19, 04:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,862
Posted By RobbieTunes

I like that it's getting hopeful.

I like that it's getting hopeful.
08-19-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,862
Posted By RobbieTunes

It does look like it might be Imron or some other...

It does look like it might be Imron or some other acrylic.

I bought the same seller's other bike, but I've been through the frame, and it's fine.
For the Gerk, the seller and I corresponded when...
08-19-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,150
Posted By RobbieTunes

https://youtu.be/EGrIz9BSnm8

https://youtu.be/EGrIz9BSnm8
08-19-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,143
Posted By RobbieTunes

No pics until the abomination is complete. ...

No pics until the abomination is complete.

However:

9sp DA crankset, polished.
54t DA big ring. The inner ring does not matter, can be anything.
DA 7700 brakes.
DA 7800 DT shifters.
Rolf...
08-19-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 653
Posted By RobbieTunes

Perhaps. I think they looked at mine, saw the...

Perhaps. I think they looked at mine, saw the size of the Schwinn logo, etc, the new-ish condition, and considered it a Chinese version from Target.
They just "scanned" the bike. I may as well...
08-19-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 653
Posted By RobbieTunes

She is. They looked right past mine to the red...

She is. They looked right past mine to the red one, every time.
First time no one has mentioned my bike on an organized ride.
Definitely due to that red '91. It's that pretty.

I would have...
08-19-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 653
Posted By RobbieTunes

Not really, but there were moments, mostly driven...

Not really, but there were moments, mostly driven by the jersey comments, but the chatter does keep up one's spirits.

Like:
"Jeez Louise, 5 miles to go."
"5 miles. That's 18 minutes. I can do...
08-19-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 653
Posted By RobbieTunes

Also learned that "my bike is older than you are"...

Also learned that "my bike is older than you are" is not a bad opening line.
I simply said it because I thought it was true, and she said "oh, you are starting out good."
08-19-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 653
Posted By RobbieTunes

I've determined, that, as a quasi-adult, I should...

I've determined, that, as a quasi-adult, I should have done things differently.

1-After 700 miles in May, 1070 in June, I took 2 weeks off until RAIN (mid-July) and then only rode twice until RAW...
08-19-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7,187
Views: 621,116
Posted By RobbieTunes

OK, I'm completely confused by what is going on...

OK, I'm completely confused by what is going on there.
08-19-19, 12:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 653
Posted By RobbieTunes

Also.... -Someone forgot to tell the...

Also....

-Someone forgot to tell the weatherman that the normal central WI wind is from the SW. That would have helped me. Kris didn't need it.

-Jens Voight was there, and admitted it was the...
08-19-19, 12:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 653
Posted By RobbieTunes

hodgykins conquers RAW

I had the privilege this weekend to spend some time with @hodgykins. Namely a lot of time on Saturday, like most of the time from 3:45 am to last call at 12:25 am Sunday....

During most of that...
08-14-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 11,504
Posted By RobbieTunes

Yes.

Yes.
08-12-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 11,504
Posted By RobbieTunes

You bring your Bob, I'll bring my Bob, … Bob.

You bring your Bob, I'll bring my Bob, … Bob.
08-12-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 11,504
Posted By RobbieTunes

https://youtu.be/adT_zQHqPbY This does...

https://youtu.be/adT_zQHqPbY


This does NOT mean we'll have a revolving mannequin.
I can't believe someone asked that. OK, I can.
08-11-19, 10:39 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 11,504
Posted By RobbieTunes

Bump. Jerseys are ordered. Should be...

Bump. Jerseys are ordered. Should be interesting.
08-11-19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 11,504
Posted By RobbieTunes

OK, bumping.... Mineral Springs Guest House:...

OK, bumping....

Mineral Springs Guest House:
rccardr
Chrome Molly
natterberry
bikemig

The Brewer House:
crank_addict
08-11-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 814
Posted By RobbieTunes

Since this is the 2nd steel frame to break in a...

Since this is the 2nd steel frame to break in a week here on BF, I suspect a conspiracy.
08-10-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 732
Posted By RobbieTunes

Dale has had a decent year of punishment, as...

Dale has had a decent year of punishment, as well:
Bourbon & Tobacco, 2 metrics in Evansville, Thunder Ridge, and RAIN.
Nice "break-in" year, for anyone.
08-10-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,623
Posted By RobbieTunes

Those remind me of American Bandstand. "It...

Those remind me of American Bandstand.

"It has a nice beat and you can dance to it."
08-10-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 911
Posted By RobbieTunes

The ad read: "Bring your fixed gear in, trade...

The ad read: "Bring your fixed gear in, trade for a free cup of authentic cat poop coffee. Only real hipsters preferred."

And they threw them into a pile, and bike magic took over. A lot of...
08-10-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,773
Posted By RobbieTunes

I had one in Heather Mist, the 1995, and I...

I had one in Heather Mist, the 1995, and I thought it was the best minivan ever: 4-cyl got 25-28 mpg. Rear AC, good handling, sunroof. Rear doors were CAR doors, opened the same way and windows...
08-09-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 22,317
Posted By RobbieTunes

"on your left"

"on your left"
08-09-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 22,317
Posted By RobbieTunes

Isn't every day you see a Paramount in a bean...

Isn't every day you see a Paramount in a bean field....
08-09-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By RobbieTunes

One can play the piano, and the other can REALLY...

One can play the piano, and the other can REALLY play the piano.
08-06-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,664
Posted By RobbieTunes

I've been "done" more times than I can remember. ...

I've been "done" more times than I can remember. I was actually "done" again about a month ago.
Then the Look showed up, and a Litespeed, and a Cinelli.

I do recognize I have a problem. I...
08-05-19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,664
Posted By RobbieTunes

Keepers, ha!

I believe it was the Fabulous Thunderbirds...”One’s too many and a dozen ain’t enough.”
08-04-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 7,187
Views: 621,116
Posted By RobbieTunes

Because it's more than a bike....

Because it's more than a bike....
08-04-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 7,187
Views: 621,116
Posted By RobbieTunes

I like dogs....

But those would be done for, and a wounded neighbor if he got in the way.
08-03-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,932
Posted By RobbieTunes

Dead on. Given the room if I had it on lurps,...

Dead on. Given the room if I had it on lurps, Tabasco for cover-up.

Our cooks used Worcestershire all the time. I probably don't want to know why.

On Nov 10th each year, after the birthday...
08-01-19, 11:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,482
Posted By RobbieTunes

Tom, you're a great guy, but I'm never taking...

Tom, you're a great guy, but I'm never taking your class. :eek:
08-01-19, 10:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,932
Posted By RobbieTunes

Ugh. Liver. I grew up where Braunschweiger,...

Ugh. Liver.

I grew up where Braunschweiger, liver spread, fried liver sausage, etc. were common.
The smell of liver frying is unique, especially when you think of what the liver does.

The...
08-01-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,932
Posted By RobbieTunes

You have no idea what an all-encompassing...

You have no idea what an all-encompassing statement that is about SOS. YEEUUUGE!
07-30-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 621
Posted By RobbieTunes

1984/85 Performance. Heavy mods needed to bring...

1984/85 Performance. Heavy mods needed to bring it to the present.
Innicycle headset/steerer adapter, Performance 1" threaded fork.
Modified shifter mounts for indexed, shimmed FD, symmetrical...
07-30-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,222
Posted By RobbieTunes

You need the right setup. Generally alcohol.

You need the right setup. Generally alcohol.
07-27-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,120
Posted By RobbieTunes

The drugs you people must be doing....

The drugs you people must be doing....
07-27-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,688
Posted By RobbieTunes

Yes, but it's green. :thumb::thumb::thumb:

Yes, but it's green.


:thumb::thumb::thumb:
07-27-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7,437
Views: 1,982,265
Posted By RobbieTunes

Yes. Tires-perfect Colors-perfect ...

Yes.
Tires-perfect
Colors-perfect
Setup-perfect.
The C24 is one of my favorite all-time wheels.

That is capital Nice. Clean. Smooth. Executed with vision and class.

:)
07-27-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,183
Posted By RobbieTunes

or the RAIN.

or the RAIN.
07-27-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,819
Posted By RobbieTunes

I'll be trying that out today (saddle). It does...

I'll be trying that out today (saddle). It does scream for deeps, but I kind of want to get a grip o the vibe from the Mavic SSC's, wide spokes, etc.
07-27-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,819
Posted By RobbieTunes

Let me boot up my Tandy 100 and see if I can find...

Let me boot up my Tandy 100 and see if I can find it.
07-26-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,819
Posted By RobbieTunes

OK, I've mocked it up a bit, just for pics. Temp...

OK, I've mocked it up a bit, just for pics. Temp wheels are VeloMax Circuit. Everything else will stay, red Zipp wrap is in my stash...
Sizing is an issue, since it seems to be made for...
07-26-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,819
Posted By RobbieTunes

Don't give me ideas for when I let nomadmax...

Don't give me ideas for when I let nomadmax test-ride it.
07-26-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,183
Posted By RobbieTunes

Marines. Feet on one end....

Marines. Feet on one end....
07-25-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,819
Posted By RobbieTunes

Brake calipers switched to Pinarello MOST in...

Brake calipers switched to Pinarello MOST in black.
Removable dropouts removed and cleaned up, reinstalled. Plus the axle adjusters.
Chainrings moved from TA Specialties 50/38 to Stronglight...
07-25-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7,187
Views: 621,116
Posted By RobbieTunes

So what do you use on the bike?

So what do you use on the bike?
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