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Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

Oh? I haven't bought a new pair in probably...

Oh?

I haven't bought a new pair in probably 6 years after wearing them almost exclusively for like 4. Direct correlation with how they eventually got too uncomfortable to wear if almost any...
07-13-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,247
Posted By abshipp

I thought that I wouldn't care about grinding...

I thought that I wouldn't care about grinding things off since it was already cracked. I figured this was the end of the road for this frame anyways.



Well I already had the skinny jeans from...
07-13-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,247
Posted By abshipp

I'm almost disgusted to type this out, but you...

I'm almost disgusted to type this out, but you good people deserve to know in the terrible way that I have sinned.

I've got a 1985 Tempo frame that developed a crack in the BB/DT junction.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

43.8138° n, 91.2519° w

43.8138° n, 91.2519° w
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

Good to know, thanks :thumb: It was a little...

Good to know, thanks :thumb:

It was a little strange being up in northern WI last week, everything was open and we were in a bustling little tourist town.

With cases increasing in WI we'll see...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

Hey WhyFi are there any places up around your...

Hey WhyFi are there any places up around your neck of the woods that would be good for a weekend AirBNB/VRBO getaway?

Probably wouldn't want to go all the way up to the Twin Cities but maybe the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

Ah I see. Need to do some reading, I suppose.

Ah I see.

Need to do some reading, I suppose.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

Didn't I hear something in here about Stages...

Didn't I hear something in here about Stages getting their quirks sorted out with the Gen 3 models?

Starting to think maybe a left side meter wouldn't be absolutely out of the question budget...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

I'm impressed, 213 unread emails in my inbox this...

I'm impressed, 213 unread emails in my inbox this morning.

Maybe 30% of them substantive :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

Ugh, I have to go back to work tomorrow :(

Ugh, I have to go back to work tomorrow :(
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

Batteries didn't seem to take much of a charge,...

Batteries didn't seem to take much of a charge, so I only got a little bit of anemic power for maybe 1/3 of my usual flight time :(

Time to try again/



It's cute when the avatar kitty chases...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

Time to terrorize some cats ...

Time to terrorize some cats

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

I guess people don't care, I just checked and...

I guess people don't care, I just checked and they're already gone :D
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

Just put some unwanted bar-height swivel chairs...

Just put some unwanted bar-height swivel chairs out on the curb with a big ol' "FREE" sign.

Last time I did something like this it was picked up within an hour. I'm more rural now but all the...
07-12-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 908
Posted By abshipp

Now I want wingnuts for mine :D I'm...

Now I want wingnuts for mine :D

I'm following this thread very closely, I've got a set of 700c hammered fenders that I bought for my fixed gear Grand Jubile...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

IKR? I probably have that in total, but...

IKR?

I probably have that in total, but they're all different sizes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

Velox rim tape is such a pleasure to work with....

Velox rim tape is such a pleasure to work with. Reusable, too!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

That's where I live most of the time on the Trek,...

That's where I live most of the time on the Trek, although with a 46t big ring.

Sometime soon I'm going to go with a ~6​​​​mm narrower BB so that my chainline is a bit better.
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

​​​​​​A solo 17mph near century is a boring pace?...

​​​​​​A solo 17mph near century is a boring pace?

I should get faster :o
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

​​​​​​Ah that's a bummer :( How is the tri...

​​​​​​Ah that's a bummer :(

How is the tri bike worse for your fingers? Is there really much of a wind break with drop bars vs tri bars?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

Would you do that on your road bike or tri bike?...

Would you do that on your road bike or tri bike? I know you feel like the tri bike is a lot more comfortable.

And I may have missed it, but what distance are you looking at doing?

Kudos for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

My alarm calico waited until 7:30, but used the...

My alarm calico waited until 7:30, but used the hairball on the carpet option to wake us up :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

96 hours for 1000 miles? Geez. Isn't the...

96 hours for 1000 miles? Geez.

Isn't the standard 1200km brevet a 90 hour limit? And that's *only* 745 miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

Huh? :innocent:

Huh?

:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

Final Jeopordy is so tough, I don't think I have...

Final Jeopordy is so tough, I don't think I have ever had the answer.

My complete lack of pop culture knowledge certainly doesn't help.
07-10-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 33,303
Posted By abshipp

I laced up some Pelissier track hubs to some...

I laced up some Pelissier track hubs to some Araya rims for my Grand Jubile. I'm really happy to have some proper high flange track hubs on this, I had been running a 126 OLD freewheel road wheelset...
07-10-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 33,303
Posted By abshipp

Gorgeous! :love: What frame is that?

Gorgeous! :love:

What frame is that?
07-10-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3,214
Views: 705,815
Posted By abshipp

Laced up some high flange Pelissier track hubs...

Laced up some high flange Pelissier track hubs that I bought from CV-6 to some Araya rims for my Grand Jubile.

The high flange hubs look so good on a bike of this age
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

Nice! We currently have a cherry tomato...

Nice!

We currently have a cherry tomato plant attempting to take over the balcony.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

:foo: ...

:foo:

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

Finally got back home last night. Haven't...

Finally got back home last night.

Haven't been on a family vacation in a long time, that was fun but exhausting.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

Sweet! What rims and tires?

Sweet!

What rims and tires?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

You betcha! ...

You betcha!

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

Eh, I guess I can live with this: ...

Eh, I guess I can live with this:

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

On a ride a few weeks ago I encountered the same...

On a ride a few weeks ago I encountered the same people twice about 30 miles apart. I guess we were doing the same loop.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

Fortunately and unfortunately we're looking into...

Fortunately and unfortunately we're looking into taking 6 bikes between 4 people in 2 cars.

4 of those bikes being for people 6 ft or taller. Hard to fit in any vehicle.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

Ugh, I'm currently fighting a battle about how to...

Ugh, I'm currently fighting a battle about how to carry bikes up there. Everyone else wants to use a hitch mount, top tube clamping rack on my mother's Buick. I'd rather use my truck and strap things...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

Heading North to a rental house with a dock in...

Heading North to a rental house with a dock in Eagle River WI with my wife and my parents. Brother was supposed to come but he's in Dallas and didn't feel comfortable traveling with the recent COVID...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

That's a really good point, thanks. ...

That's a really good point, thanks.



oof. Harsh, but I get it.



FTFY:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

How on earth could I convince my friend to not...

How on earth could I convince my friend to not ride against traffic?

I know it's literally illegal to do, but he says that he's scared of getting hit from behind.

Today I saw he rode down the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

My buddy at work thought the same thing, so at...

My buddy at work thought the same thing, so at least I'm not the only one!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

If it makes you feel any better, I thought that...

If it makes you feel any better, I thought that Cervelo was an Italian brand until just a few months ago :o
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

I went on a short little night ride yesterday...

I went on a short little night ride yesterday evening. Beautiful night - warm, calm, and clear skies with a full moon. Zero traffic, so when I got out of town I turned my front light off and just...
07-02-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15,693
Views: 1,601,420
Posted By abshipp

Short night ride: ...

Short night ride:

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

Such big paws 😍

Such big paws 😍
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

Excellent! How was it flying the ERJ empty? ...

Excellent!

How was it flying the ERJ empty?

Reminds me of my father when he was a safety officer in the T-37. Lots of times he would get sent out in a Tweet with a couple of hours of gas and a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

I finally got my 3rd week this year. Probably...

I finally got my 3rd week this year. Probably going to use it all, too.

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

What about the following week? I'm...

What about the following week?

I'm officially on vacation, don't have to go in again for 10 whole days :D
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13,322
Views: 242,812
Posted By abshipp

Meant to ask you about this. How'd you get that...

Meant to ask you about this. How'd you get that little treat?
07-02-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,722
Posted By abshipp

Mine are the polished ones :thumb: They're...

Mine are the polished ones :thumb:

They're replacing a mis-matched set of Synergy/Atlas, so I'm in the same boat!

What to do, having a MTB/touring grade set of 650b wheels....what to do....;)
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