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08-03-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 543
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Trek bought Bontrager in 1995. Trek...

Trek bought Bontrager in 1995.

Trek marketed bikes with Lemond's name on them from 1996-2008ish.

I think only the last 5 years or so of that range featured Bontrager parts. Perusing the...
08-03-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 318
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

What size you looking for?

What size you looking for?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 4,377
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

It was 110 yesterday, so I just did the small...

It was 110 yesterday, so I just did the small lawns, one of which was in the shade yesterday afternoon.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 4,377
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

OWIES! careful over there.

OWIES!

careful over there.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 4,377
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I did the south lawn and the northeast lawn...

I did the south lawn and the northeast lawn yesterday. Northwest lawn today.

#gottapaceyourself (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=gottapaceyourself)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 4,377
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 4,377
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

OMG that Wisco weather!!! Serious rooster tails...

OMG that Wisco weather!!! Serious rooster tails at Road America.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 4,377
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Stretch breaks can help. ​​​​​​Core...

Stretch breaks can help.

​​​​​​Core exercises help too. https://www.healthline.com/health/best-core-exercises#beginner

I also like to do some of these:

Pull ups
Hanging knee lift...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 4,377
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I miss wearing leather gloves with crochet backs...

I miss wearing leather gloves with crochet backs on rides like that. Come home, peel em off and dry in front of the fan til they're nice and crispy.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 4,377
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

HBD gnome :bday: ​​​​​​​:bday: ​​​​​​​:bday:

HBD gnome

:bday: ​​​​​​​:bday: ​​​​​​​:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 4,377
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Right time right place ya know :) I'm sure...

Right time right place ya know :)

I'm sure it's been done before, but I don't know if I've ever gotten one. There were sometimes battles back in the monthly renewal days.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 4,377
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Those are good on a hot day. These too: ...

Those are good on a hot day. These too:

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 4,377
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Hi

Hi
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

woohooo

woohooo
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

No upcoming driving stints for me that I know of...

No upcoming driving stints for me that I know of but just in case, I'm enjoying some endurance racing at Nurburgring

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDjJy06K_VU
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 05:50 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I'm up too early for no good reason. Still an...

I'm up too early for no good reason. Still an hour 'til sunrise...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Tempe rail bridge update. They're already doing...

Tempe rail bridge update. They're already doing work on the truss, possibly part of the inspection process. Kinda surprised they're even doing that with railcars still on the structure.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Pretty sweet goat jersey. Must be a tri goat...

Pretty sweet goat jersey. Must be a tri goat with the sleevelessness.

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

His survival is a bit of a surprise

His survival is a bit of a surprise
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I guess if you're getting handups. Of course it...

I guess if you're getting handups. Of course it was done in Ireland where you can get plenty of hydration out of the air by osmosis :)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

*Canada Goose

*Canada Goose
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Oh yes! Two railroads also. BNSF's Front...

Oh yes! Two railroads also.

BNSF's Front Range Subdivision
UPRR's Laramie Subdivision
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Velo Vol hydration notice: the newest Everesting...

Velo Vol hydration notice: the newest Everesting champion removed the water bottle cages from his Tarmac to save weight.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

In no way related to lawns or leaves... ...

In no way related to lawns or leaves...

Here's some trainspotting action of mine from 4 years ago.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

We hit 118 here, new record for this day! I...

We hit 118 here, new record for this day! I haven't really left the house. Watching Pcad's Mets try to get a W vs the Red Sox. Dunno if it'll happen. Poor Mets just left 3 men on in the 8th. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

You need a singlespeed bikes or at least a 1x...

You need a singlespeed bikes or at least a 1x obviously :)

I've decided to get rid of all my simple bicycles. Already sold two singlespeeds.

I do have some coaster brake wheels and a frame that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

RIP indeed. I was able to catch W's and...

RIP indeed.

I was able to catch W's and Clinton's eulogies on TV this morning, but missed Obama's.

​​​​​​Hopefully it's up on YouTube for later viewing.
07-29-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,455
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

There are slightly lighter MTB frames, but I'd...

There are slightly lighter MTB frames, but I'd run with what you got. I wouldn't want to do 1x9 or 1x10 unless in very flat country. I'd likely try to dig up a cheap 2x road or CX crankset/BB/FD if...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Oh yeah, guess the flippers were for the back.

Oh yeah, guess the flippers were for the back.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Sounds like the flipper style FD adjuster ...

Sounds like the flipper style FD adjuster

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I have spent several minutes watching the trestle...

I have spent several minutes watching the trestle burn in Tempe today, both on the computer and on the television.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I wonder if Razor made a video covering this...

I wonder if Razor made a video covering this issue.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

CSX still seems new to me. Of course I haven't...

CSX still seems new to me. Of course I haven't spent any quality time trainwatching back east since 1980-ish.

In DC is was all about RF&P, and the B&O
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Definitely don't wanna try that while in the big...

Definitely don't wanna try that while in the big ring.

And +1 on the barrel adjusters
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

In other weird news. No. Not even gonna try...

In other weird news.

No. Not even gonna try it.

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

We've had these paper towels for weeks, and I...

We've had these paper towels for weeks, and I just now noticed they've got bikes on 'em. Weird.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Oh Yeah, I've been looking at more footage and...

Oh Yeah, I've been looking at more footage and leading up to the through-truss section from the north it looks like all timber trestle. Folks on the local anti-masker FB group figure it was Antifa...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

They slide in fairly easily at 25 psi, takes a...

They slide in fairly easily at 25 psi, takes a little coaxing at 40psi. Would be even easier if I'd reset the caliper width to the width of these rims so that I could release the calipers, but some...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

All this bar talk got me motivated to finally put...

All this bar talk got me motivated to finally put these flared drops on the Lemond. Bar tape tonight, and possibly a short test ride. Still gonna be 105 at 10pm, so no serious test ride 'til...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

The bars probably have shorter reach than the...

The bars probably have shorter reach than the olde ones, which will definitely put you more upright. I'm surprised that the Highway One isn't in the What Bars? database. Unfortunately the Cinelli...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Removable faceplate stems only for me from here...

Removable faceplate stems only for me from here on out. (well no, I still have a couple of Cinelli stems).

Factory 5 put these on sale for $60 once and I grabbed one for the Lemond. Then I found...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Happy Birthday Geddy Lee! ...

Happy Birthday Geddy Lee!

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

LPLO for LOP So here's Groucho Marx offering...

LPLO for LOP

So here's Groucho Marx offering a grape to Alice Cooper. Alice says "No thanks. Budwieser only."
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Holy Moley! Train caught fire on the trestle over...

Holy Moley! Train caught fire on the trestle over Tempe Town Lake. Looks like they must be wooden ties on that trestle the way it's burning.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPk1fh7-ASY
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Now that my commute is a stroll down the hallway,...

Now that my commute is a stroll down the hallway, there's no segment I ride that frequently. I did break my olde commute into 1/2 mile segments, I suppose I could do some loops repeating one of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Oh yeah, you showed a pic of one of them...

Oh yeah, you showed a pic of one of them newfangled Shimano FDs. If your Shimano FD has JIS Phillips head limit screws, it's not gonna be like the one in the pic.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

No kidding! I already cut down 3 acacia trees,...

No kidding! I already cut down 3 acacia trees, now to get some copper sulfate to kill 'em dead.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

+1. Also, sometimes the derailleur will have...

+1.

Also, sometimes the derailleur will have "settled in" to that spot, so a shift down and back up may put the derailleur farther out. If repeated shifting won't move the derailleur farther out,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I'm definitely not gonna do any type of bike...

I'm definitely not gonna do any type of bike racing anytime soon.

Well, if there was a point-to-point TT with 5 minute start offsets and low entry fees, I might go for that.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 309,734
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Bike tyres are just as clean as shoes are :) ...

Bike tyres are just as clean as shoes are :)

When I lived in Portland and bikes would come home dripping every day, I had a couple of plastic doormats under each bike
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