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Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 01:27 PM
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Posted By abshipp

Pshh, you thought you did. Too slow, sucker.

Pshh, you thought you did. Too slow, sucker.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

I've been waffling about what to do with the...

I've been waffling about what to do with the tires on my Trek, they have about 2.5k on them at the moment and the rear is starting to become noticeably worn. While I've enjoyed them, I'm not sure if...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

:thumb: I'm one of them, I can't write...

:thumb:



I'm one of them, I can't write songs, so I just make interesting noises.



Can we talk about one of EHX's most iconic pedals on here? Or is Big Muff talk verboten?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

Nice little group there, you've certainly covered...

Nice little group there, you've certainly covered a lot of the different guitar flavors. Can't go wrong with a Blues Jr, either, and that covering is sweet :thumb:

I've been using my Dad's old...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

I'll happily volunteer to be a member of the...

I'll happily volunteer to be a member of the non-shocked control group.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

Within a few months of getting engaged, my wife...

Within a few months of getting engaged, my wife developed a freckle on her ring finger.

A bit after we got married, I developed one on mine.

Weird.



Do tell. Got any fun amps?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

I believe S&S couplers can only be installed on...

I believe S&S couplers can only be installed on steel or titanium frames. Circular tubes only as well.

Do you know how to braze?

Not the easiest modification, there's a reason that having it...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

Thanks to all the political signs that have been...

Thanks to all the political signs that have been up the last few months, one particularly annoying earworm of mine has been to the tune of the O'Reilly Auto Parts jingle, except instead of the name...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

I can't remember for the life of me where I got...

I can't remember for the life of me where I got my little chunk of quartz, but it was incredibly useful in a few guitar fret levelings I did, as well as when I epoxied the fingerboard on my fretless...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

I've entertained the idea of some bone-conducting...

I've entertained the idea of some bone-conducting headphones for listening to podcasts, but overall I don't feel like I'm missing out. A few months ago after a 200k my mother asked me "What do you...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

I tried listening to podcasts a few times on...

I tried listening to podcasts a few times on longer solo rides, but turns out I like riding with my ears open.

I don't like having only one ear in, and I like being able to hear what's going on...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

Noted. Max capacity appears to be 8GB DDR3.

Noted. Max capacity appears to be 8GB DDR3.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

That definitely seems like the best option. Might...

That definitely seems like the best option. Might fill up the memory capacity while I'm in there, too. RAM is cheap :)



That's about the number I came up with, basically building a similar...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

I very much appreciate the advice, and I am...

I very much appreciate the advice, and I am enjoying learning a little bit about this kind of stuff.

The thing is - I really don't use my computer for much more than web browsing and listening to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

Nearest Microcenter is about an hour and a...

Nearest Microcenter is about an hour and a quarter away. Not terrible I suppose.

Current computer is this Gateway...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

The key is knowing what branches to prune. An...

The key is knowing what branches to prune. An electronic arborist I am not.

For my uses, a store-bought complete is probably the best option.

Still might try throwing a SSD and some more RAM...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

I've worn a neck gaiter three times this year at...

I've worn a neck gaiter three times this year at 28-35F and wished I didn't have it every time.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

Ditto, mine is laptop + 2 monitors. I use 2...

Ditto, mine is laptop + 2 monitors.

I use 2 at home. Don't want more, but never going back to less.

BTW, any of you folks who have built a computer from scratch have my respect. I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

Yeah, and rent's due tomorrow. :notamused: ...

Yeah, and rent's due tomorrow. :notamused:

Who arranged that BS?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

I would put mine in the lower level of our...

I would put mine in the lower level of our townhouse, it's mostly "my" area with my music stuff and computer. Plus I think that the only way it would get used is if it was permanently set up - if I...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

I'm probably going to sell my rollers soon. ...

I'm probably going to sell my rollers soon.

I'll keep the dumb turbo trainer. Might borrow some sensors my dad has and try out some of the different apps. Maybe those would help. I don't think...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

Such a close run for 3rd this week. But Trsnrtr...

Such a close run for 3rd this week. But Trsnrtr had to spoil my fun and ride an extra .5 today.
11-28-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16,454
Views: 1,720,276
Posted By abshipp

No pictures from my 50 mile ride yesterday,...

No pictures from my 50 mile ride yesterday, although I can report that the new 11 speed on my SLT continues to impress.

Today was a little hour and a half trying to spin the stiffness out of my...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

Maybe I should have gone around the block this...

Maybe I should have gone around the block this morning.

Strava says I've ridden my Trek 2499.8 miles since I've bought it :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

LPLO :rolleyes:

LPLO :rolleyes:
11-27-20, 03:17 PM
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Views: 2,342,994
Posted By abshipp

Thank you :)

Thank you :)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

Englewood Park? *edit* probably not. That...

Englewood Park?

*edit* probably not. That discharge outlet offset way to the left in that image looked really familiar.
11-26-20, 03:16 PM
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Views: 1,720,276
Posted By abshipp

40 and windy, but sunny sometimes too! ...

40 and windy, but sunny sometimes too!


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Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

Possibly. I'd probably ruin it though. ...

Possibly.

I'd probably ruin it though.

#notgoodatcookingmeat
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

But then I would be left with a cooked turkey...

But then I would be left with a cooked turkey which I wouldn't know what to do with.

And all the dishes.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

Seems like the person that my parents were...

Seems like the person that my parents were exposed to was asymptomatic for at least a week, maybe a week plus a half, but they did stay in their house for two days.

My brother briefly visited my...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

Currently not impressed by my brain for getting...

Currently not impressed by my brain for getting really interested in radio control model sailplanes during the season least suited to flying them :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

IKR? Good thing I didn't want to be friendly...

IKR?

Good thing I didn't want to be friendly and stop over for a visit while they were here.
11-25-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,259
Posted By abshipp

~64cm 1977 Schwinn Super Le Tour ...

~64cm 1977 Schwinn Super Le Tour

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~64cm 1981 Trek 716 (very modified)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

Looking at any specific ones in particular? ...

Looking at any specific ones in particular?

Just remember, good fender lines are next to cleanliness, which is next to Godliness. It pays to do it right, even if (when) it takes way longer than...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

Thanksgiving plans with my folks and my brother...

Thanksgiving plans with my folks and my brother were abruptly cancelled last night.

My aunt was going to have an elective surgery in the Chicago area (:rolleyes:) this week so they came up and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

Uh oh.

Uh oh.
11-24-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,402
Posted By abshipp

September 2019, Psychedelic Eagle 200k...

September 2019, Psychedelic Eagle 200k (https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28796623) with my randonneuring club.

Some rides are memorable because of how much you suffered, but some like this one are...
11-23-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7,865
Views: 2,342,994
Posted By abshipp

Something I've been ruminating on over the last...

Something I've been ruminating on over the last few days...

I really hate the stem that is on there right now - I've deliberately been posting this specific picture from this angle because it...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 174,802
Posted By abshipp

Ah that's good to know, any modifications...

Ah that's good to know, any modifications necessary for that or do the modern stops just go right on?

For now I think the barrel adjustor on the RD is going to be enough. I was shocked at how...
11-22-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7,865
Views: 2,342,994
Posted By abshipp

Yours was definitely an inspiration when I was...

Yours was definitely an inspiration when I was thinking about going to STI. I did my best to balance out the black and silver and I'm really happy with how it turned out. I think the Velo Orange...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 174,802
Posted By abshipp

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Frameset: 1977 Schwinn Super Le Tour 12.2
Shifty bits: Shimano 5800 11 speed...
11-21-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7,865
Views: 2,342,994
Posted By abshipp

If only they stayed shiny easily! I need a fresh...

If only they stayed shiny easily! I need a fresh pair of white gloves every time I'm around this thing, its a fingerprint magnet!
11-21-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16,454
Views: 1,720,276
Posted By abshipp

The SLT got a makeover this last week. My 7 speed...

The SLT got a makeover this last week. My 7 speed shimergo setup got replaced with 11 speed 105.

I think it speaks for itself that I only planned on going out for a little bit but ended up staying...
11-21-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7,865
Views: 2,342,994
Posted By abshipp

New update for the SLT. 5800 11 speed...

New update for the SLT.

5800 11 speed shifters & derailleurs

Velo Orange 48/34 crank

Soma Highway One handlebar

Ripped around for 45 miles today, it's like a brand new bike!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

It is! I generally liked it on the 45 miles...

It is!

I generally liked it on the 45 miles I did today. Couldn't tell at the very end if I was getting some nerve numbness or my pinky fingers were just getting really cold.



Oh boy...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

It looks better when my old ratty pedals and...

It looks better when my old ratty pedals and clamp-on bottle cages aren't on there :lol:

It might show up in Hot or Not if I find myself brave enough to try posting a mass produced steel bike in...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

Time to ride. ...

Time to ride.

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

There was similar stupidity when Portillos opened...

There was similar stupidity when Portillos opened a location here.

Probably not a 12 hour wait, but probably at least an hour or two in the beginning.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7,504
Views: 106,869
Posted By abshipp

I wish I was :(

I wish I was :(
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