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Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 09:41 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 11,350
Posted By seypat

Heck, why didn't you tell us about the weight...

Heck, why didn't you tell us about the weight loss in the first place? Everyone needs a nice reward after a weight loss like that. We would have understood the reason for the new steed. No more...
Replies: 66
Views: 2,992
Posted By seypat

This is the route to go.

This is the route to go.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 11,350
Posted By seypat

That looks good.........But Aluminum bikes aren't...

That looks good.........But Aluminum bikes aren't as cool as CF or Ti. You can't brag about them at the office watercooler. That's the real issue with Al. Maybe if you pronounce aluminum like the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 06:05 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 11,350
Posted By seypat

Agree. It wasn't a query at all. More of an...

Agree. It wasn't a query at all. More of an announcement like "I'm switching to a different brand of cat food for my cat." There was really no need for the thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 03:53 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 11,350
Posted By seypat

How long has the OP been riding in the...

How long has the OP been riding in the fog/moisture around SF/NorCal?
07-15-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 721
Posted By seypat

Get yourself a tap for the hole and clean/retap...

Get yourself a tap for the hole and clean/retap the threads. If you go in straight, you should be able to clean the threads to usable again. I would loan you a tap, but you can most likely get one...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 11,350
Posted By seypat

I thought the Illuminati were just a myth. This...

I thought the Illuminati were just a myth. This information has been very enlightening to me!
07-09-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,223
Posted By seypat

I'm not even in the bicycle business. Pneumatic...

I'm not even in the bicycle business. Pneumatic air tools and collated fasteners. One of the most annoying instances I had was:

A person walks into my shop with a palm nailer he wants repaired. I...
07-08-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,333
Posted By seypat

Now that I have looked at the rest of the bike, I...

Now that I have looked at the rest of the bike, I found something to sleuth. Look at the picture of the rear DO/RD/etc. Look at the way the chainstay is cut at a 45ish angle where it meets the DO....
07-08-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,333
Posted By seypat

The seatpost on mine is is a 27.0. I just noticed...

The seatpost on mine is is a 27.0. I just noticed the DT font. I'm not really noticing anything besides the dark components. I can't take my eyes off of them.
07-08-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,333
Posted By seypat

Those dark components are awesome! The brakes in...

Those dark components are awesome! The brakes in particular. Even the dork disc is sweet. I'd leave that on. Details, baby. That's what the headset looks like.
Here's what mine looked like as found....
07-07-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,333
Posted By seypat

Sweet! Even the dork disc is dark/special. I...

Sweet! Even the dork disc is dark/special. I acquired an Iris colored 83 about a month ago. All of the parts for the rebuild have not came in yet. Yours is in great condition.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 39,943
Posted By seypat

I definitely agree with your statement. ...

I definitely agree with your statement. Beautiful frame, and that's about it. I was trying to not be too harsh. At least the fugly crank is silver instead of black.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 39,943
Posted By seypat

That would be a super hot bike........if you...

That would be a super hot bike........if you would get rid of the hubs and trim the cables. Old school HF hubs are classy, but those hubs look like you have a pair of brake rotors or dork discs on...
07-02-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7,073
Views: 599,784
Posted By seypat

I've had good luck with this brand sold by my...

I've had good luck with this brand sold by my local LBS. They only stock black, though....
07-02-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 7,073
Views: 599,784
Posted By seypat

I like the pic staging with the shoes. :lol: ...

I like the pic staging with the shoes. :lol: That color/paint really sparkles in the sun.
06-29-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7,073
Views: 599,784
Posted By seypat

Every time this thread flips to a new page I'm...

Every time this thread flips to a new page I'm going to requote markwesti's built for speed post. That way, we are forced to look at it when we scroll to the newest posts. :p
06-28-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,514
Posted By seypat

Has this video been posted yet? It definitely...

Has this video been posted yet? It definitely relates to the thread.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fEWAc85ed8
06-25-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 953
Posted By seypat

It's like the Trek that I acquired. You hear...

It's like the Trek that I acquired. You hear about how great the early Treks are. The one I have is a nice bike. It has some pretty paint. But even with top level components/hubs/wheels/tires it does...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,347
Posted By seypat

I developed a bad case of Plantar Fasciitis and...

I developed a bad case of Plantar Fasciitis and had to get rid of my cycling shoes to get rid of it. I ride in clips/straps and running shoes. Every other cyclist that crosses my path has to tell me...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,165
Posted By seypat

You might cut back on the spicy foods a bit. They...

You might cut back on the spicy foods a bit. They have been known to cause weird rear end feelings as well as blowouts.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,347
Posted By seypat

Saying something directly won't work. The advice...

Saying something directly won't work. The advice needs to be passed along a communication channel indirectly. It will get to the people the person does listen to. It also needs to be in general info...
06-21-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,676
Posted By seypat

It would be, but then we all could clearly...

It would be, but then we all could clearly see..............Fork's bent.
06-20-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7,073
Views: 599,784
Posted By seypat

Great job on the website, BTW.

Great job on the website, BTW.
06-20-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7,073
Views: 599,784
Posted By seypat

Don't forget that you are born/raised and live in...

Don't forget that you are born/raised and live in the largest Baptist stronghold in the world. Baylor University had a 151 year ban on dancing until it was lifted around 1996. I'm guessing Baylor...
06-19-19, 10:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By seypat

I have a high end Lotus. It's pretty nice. ...

I have a high end Lotus. It's pretty nice.

Edit: I also have a low-mid level Lotus as well, a Unique. It's a quality, well constructed bike also. :D
06-19-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7,073
Views: 599,784
Posted By seypat

That is the truth about being a Texan. When...

That is the truth about being a Texan. When people ask me about living in Texas, that's what I tell them. Good or bad, you are a Texan first and foremost. That carries with it certain...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,364
Posted By seypat

One could argue that once the heavier rotational...

One could argue that once the heavier rotational wheel gets up to speed, it will roll farther down the road than the wheel with less rotational mass. Cue the engineers, scientists, etc. so they can...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,051
Posted By seypat

If you are worried about weight limits, you...

If you are worried about weight limits, you should post your question in the Clyde forum. You probably will get better answers there. That being said, I would ride it as is. The current wheels will...
06-07-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7,073
Views: 599,784
Posted By seypat

That's purdy!

That's purdy!
06-04-19, 07:04 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,107
Posted By seypat

Stronglight cranks. So many geometric shapes and...

Stronglight cranks. So many geometric shapes and angles blended together. Yet looking at one straight on, it appears to be made with a minimum amount of metal. No big chunks of metal except in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,415
Posted By seypat

Here it is. Definitely a BIG $ jersey. ...

Here it is. Definitely a BIG $ jersey.

https://thecyclingfever.com/products/100-dollars-cycling-jersey
05-28-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7,073
Views: 599,784
Posted By seypat

We now have it verified that tex is a humble,...

We now have it verified that tex is a humble, down to earth person. There is no way a person with a big head could wear a youth helmet.
05-27-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7,073
Views: 599,784
Posted By seypat

50cm grey Prestige sitting on the dock of Ebay....

50cm grey Prestige sitting on the dock of Ebay. Priced at $925 obo + $137.11 shipping. At that price, it might be sitting there watching the tide roll away for a long time. :lol:
05-22-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,202
Posted By seypat

Are you turning them into 70's Masis?

Are you turning them into 70's Masis?
05-06-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,696
Posted By seypat

I don't know how you determine the fit setup on...

I don't know how you determine the fit setup on your bikes. Do you have some measurements that are constant between the frame sizes? I have 3 that I take with my setup. They are the same within the...
05-03-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,813
Posted By seypat

Here is an 85 I am working on. Both front and...

Here is an 85 I am working on. Both front and rear DOs are marked Fuji. The BB is a Hatta. 2nd one I have encountered. First is on an 88 Ironman. The Flamingo paint is bright, almost neon. Notice...
01-17-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,831
Posted By seypat

It does. If Robbie rides a 56, that is what I...

It does. If Robbie rides a 56, that is what I would ride. We are close to the same size/build, but he is a lot better looking and smoother with the ladies.
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