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Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

Cannondale reacquired! Evening blocked off......

Cannondale reacquired! Evening blocked off......
03-04-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 239
Posted By genejockey

Worth noting, however, that his bars did not...

Worth noting, however, that his bars did not break at the adjustable joint, but rather appear to have broken at the brake lever.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

LBS responds that it will be ready by 4:15!* I...

LBS responds that it will be ready by 4:15!* I know what I'm doing with MY evening!

* I think he has the same problem I have with estimating how long things will take - I suck at that. I've had...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

I went a couple years with no flats, then got...

I went a couple years with no flats, then got three within a single month. Pretty good on average, but that one month was a bear.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

Yep! Thought of that. No dice.

Yep! Thought of that. No dice.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

I like email better, because he can read it and...

I like email better, because he can read it and respond when he has a moment, versus the phone ringing in the middle of him doing something, etc. Plus I don't like making phone calls.

Also, he...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

It is not just you.

It is not just you.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

One thing I discovered when dipping my toes into...

One thing I discovered when dipping my toes into the vintage cycling world is that maybe 50% of the vintage cycling parts you find on Ebay have "Eroica" added to the listing title. I was mystified...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

All that money and it's got fewer gears than an...

All that money and it's got fewer gears than an old 2x7 from the 90s. What's the world coming to?
03-04-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 598
Posted By genejockey

Gorgeous!!! A bike so pretty you'd only ride it...

Gorgeous!!! A bike so pretty you'd only ride it on sunny days.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

You know what they say about big wheels, right?

You know what they say about big wheels, right?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

If no C'dale by 3:30, I'll drop LBS a gentle,...

If no C'dale by 3:30, I'll drop LBS a gentle, "Hey, any news? I'll be in your neighborhood" email. It will only be true if the C'dale is ready, of course, but he doesn't need to know that. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

Mrs. GeneJockey earned herself an "If Looks Could...

Mrs. GeneJockey earned herself an "If Looks Could Kill" look from the Extended-Warranty-And Undercoating lady at one dealership, when she said, "No, we think these are pretty reliable cars, so we...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

I gotta say, the disk brakes on the Canyon give...

I gotta say, the disk brakes on the Canyon give me a lot more confidence on descents.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

Cars these days are so reliable. The Dodge just...

Cars these days are so reliable. The Dodge just passed 70K with no issues, whereas other cars I had from before 2000 you were always wondering when the next shoe was going to drop. Funny there...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

Can I still ride my imaginary Aeroad on Zwift?

Can I still ride my imaginary Aeroad on Zwift?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

*fingers drumming on tabletop* Still no...

*fingers drumming on tabletop*

Still no email from LBS. Grinding teeth. Trying to decide drop-dead time for email - how late can I leave here and still get there before he closes. I really...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,137
Posted By genejockey

I suspect a good part of it was just emotional,...

I suspect a good part of it was just emotional, but I have seen elsewhere that cutting off the drops is a popular modification for hill climbing bikes in Merry Olde England.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

Wait, so they'll break into a car but not cut the...

Wait, so they'll break into a car but not cut the top?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,137
Posted By genejockey

If he managed to break the record, I'm inclined...

If he managed to break the record, I'm inclined to cut him some slack on his choices.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

HA! It's a 107. No good for Sante, or even...

HA!

It's a 107. No good for Sante, or even 1st generation RX100, but I could use it for 105sc.........
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

I'm currently fighting crazy urges on the vintage...

I'm currently fighting crazy urges on the vintage bike front. I haven't even built the C'dale back up and I'm already looking at other Ebay listings. I really, REALLY don't need, want, or have room...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

My brother-in-law has those.

My brother-in-law has those.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

The Dodge is the first car I ever bought for me...

The Dodge is the first car I ever bought for me with an automatic. I sometimes wish I'd gotten the stick, but after listening to me complain about creeping in traffic with a manual, Mrs. GeneJockey...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

The last car I bought that DIDN'T have power...

The last car I bought that DIDN'T have power windows and locks was in 1991. The FIRST car I bought with power windows was in 2001. I remember when Dad bought a '68 Oldsmobile 98, we thought it was...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

It's almost like you didn't even read what I...

It's almost like you didn't even read what I wrote. But thanks for providing the example.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

The thing about hearing is it's a mind/brain...

The thing about hearing is it's a mind/brain thing, and people hear things differently.

I remember listening to a piece on NPR years ago, talking about language development and hearing. Different...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

At the time when people were flocking to beaches...

At the time when people were flocking to beaches in Florida, there was no reason to believe it was any safer than congregating indoors. We were only about a month into people paying any attention to...
03-03-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 598
Posted By genejockey

Yeah, I imagine it's not only tough to keep clean...

Yeah, I imagine it's not only tough to keep clean and white, but also a lot harder to polish up without wearing off the paint.
03-03-21, 01:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 598
Posted By genejockey

So Sante was discontinued before RX100 in white...

So Sante was discontinued before RX100 in white came out, but it seems to be more prevalent.

Of course, I had to look on Ebay. There were 3 bikes with Sante groupsets, luckily all of them too...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

What? Sorry, I couldn't hear you overthe high...

What? Sorry, I couldn't hear you overthe high pitched grinding whine in my head.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

This is the problem dealing with laymen - they...

This is the problem dealing with laymen - they can only think in terms of a single variable at a time.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

Have you ever heard of Air Conditioning? In most...

Have you ever heard of Air Conditioning? In most of the South, where the second surge hit, most people spend most of their time inside, in air conditioning. This is what most people overlooked when...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

The window is slowly closing on pickup up the...

The window is slowly closing on pickup up the C'dale this afternoon. Only another 40 minutes. If he emails after that, I wouldn't be able to make it today before 6! *fingers drumming on desktop*
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

I found two of those on Ebay. Luckily neither...

I found two of those on Ebay. Luckily neither was my size! I'd have to find a Period Correct 140mm stem.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

I did just that for a couple decades, but in my...

I did just that for a couple decades, but in my mid-50s the Santa Claus Effect became too pronounced.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

I'm missing where is says 'mention of'.

I'm missing where is says 'mention of'.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

Depends who you ask.

Depends who you ask.
03-02-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 598
Posted By genejockey

I've seen some white RX100 parts on Ebay, looking...

I've seen some white RX100 parts on Ebay, looking to put together a complete A551 RX100 group for my old Cannondale that I'm restoring, but the video I saw was a complete groupset in white - cranks...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

Not uncapitalized.

Not uncapitalized.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

LBS said he'd email Tuesday afternoon. It's...

LBS said he'd email Tuesday afternoon. It's already 2:15!!!!! What's taking him so long?!?!? *fingers drumming on table*
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

Oh, for the love of god.

Oh, for the love of god.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

He's trying to distract everyone from all those...

He's trying to distract everyone from all those people freezing to death in the dark with no water.
03-02-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,150
Posted By genejockey

"Not very sporting of you, using real...

"Not very sporting of you, using real bullets."
03-02-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 598
Posted By genejockey

White Shimano Groupsets

I've seen two videos recently of bikes from the 80s/early 90s with Shimano groupsets painted white. One was 'Sante', which I guess slotted in between Dura Ace and 600 but the other was RX100, which...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

I know a guy who's as dumb as a bag of them, if...

I know a guy who's as dumb as a bag of them, if you find you're running low.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

Impatiently awaiting an email from my LBS telling...

Impatiently awaiting an email from my LBS telling me to come pick up the Cannondale..........

I watched a video last night, another vintage bike restoration, this time of a Peugeot from the early...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 126,429
Posted By genejockey

I have no idea when mine started, but it's been...

I have no idea when mine started, but it's been years. But I only notice it if I think about it. You know, like when somebody on the Internet mentions Tinnitus. So, thanks for nothing!
03-02-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,150
Posted By genejockey

I swear that's the intersection where the...

I swear that's the intersection where the cropdusting plane harassed Cary Grant.
03-02-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,150
Posted By genejockey

I was thinking more like "I came here for an...

I was thinking more like
"I came here for an argument."
"OH! This is Abuse. Argument is down the hall."
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