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09-18-19, 09:18 AM
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Posted By santambrogio

Old and Old School

Turned 60 this August, so I'm old with an old school bike. Built in 2003, rode through many life events, unemployment, great recession, good jobs, bad jobs, weight gain, weight loss, some centuries,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-16, 01:10 AM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 209,909
Posted By santambrogio

2003 Mondonico Bulid & 1985 Pinarallo Montello

Still riding the Modonico (not enough). The motorcycle was never finished.


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10-01-16, 05:02 AM
Replies: 2,520
Views: 515,356
Posted By santambrogio

Old Man Old School

57 Y. O. this was bult in 2003.


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10-01-16, 04:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By santambrogio

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-16, 01:21 AM
Replies: 26,607
Views: 16,434,549
Posted By santambrogio

Custom built in 2003, the moto was never...

Custom built in 2003, the moto was never finished, too many projects.

Trying to focus on cycling, healthier.


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09-27-16, 01:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By santambrogio

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-16, 07:26 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,701,069
Posted By santambrogio

2003 Mondonico

http://https://c3.staticflickr.com/9/8587/16233118714_c4749e3aa1_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qJsYD9)IMG_20131103_120738 (https://flic.kr/p/qJsYD9) by Paolo Sant'Ambrogio...
01-14-15, 06:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,568
Posted By santambrogio

Thank for the Cyclops suggestion, it exactly what...

Thank for the Cyclops suggestion, it exactly what I was looking for. At 55 years old and not riding since September I am looking for an easy way to get same daily training. Up until a few years...
01-13-15, 12:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,568
Posted By santambrogio

True, Saturday it rained and I watched TV. ...

True,

Saturday it rained and I watched TV. Sunday was wet as described above, saw about 3 or 4 cyclists on a 50 mile ride, then again I have not ridden since September.

Wore booties that I...
01-13-15, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,568
Posted By santambrogio

Correction here, never used tubulars, In fact...

Correction here, never used tubulars, In fact when the Pinarello was bought the rims were replaced by Mavic clincher rims. What was fixed is described here:


I have not ridden since September,...
01-13-15, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,568
Posted By santambrogio

Thanks, I will will look at the Cyclops, your...

Thanks, I will will look at the Cyclops, your suggestion addresses the original question.

In the end I am trying, after several life difficulties, to reconnect with cycling and positive...
01-13-15, 10:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,568
Posted By santambrogio

I have not ridden the Pinarello since 2007, that...

I have not ridden the Pinarello since 2007, that explains the past sense, you can see that the bike has no pedals and tires. Some context needs to explained.

In 1978 I started as a student at a...
01-12-15, 04:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,568
Posted By santambrogio

There is not a dent, the paint is badly chipped...

There is not a dent, the paint is badly chipped because the frame is all chromed and the paint does not stick well to the chrome. I fantasize about restoring the bike and even bought some new...
01-12-15, 01:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,568
Posted By santambrogio

'85 Pinarello Montello

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01-12-15, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,273
Views: 108,668
Posted By santambrogio

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8181/8064068051_362...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8181/8064068051_36241eca87_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dhAsu4)2012-10-01 14.12.24 (https://flic.kr/p/dhAsu4) by sant_ambrogio (https://www.flickr.com/people/27699171@N00/)
01-12-15, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2,171
Views: 706,039
Posted By santambrogio

https://flic.kr/p/dhAsu4

https://flic.kr/p/dhAsu4
01-13-12, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,034
Posted By santambrogio

"Life has been dictating that I do most of my...

"Life has been dictating that I do most of my riding on a trainer"

Yep, I am 52 yeras old, work these times is difficult, and I do care to stay in shape. Time is limited, question was / is if it...
01-12-12, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,034
Posted By santambrogio

What needs to be clarified is that the 4 to 5...

What needs to be clarified is that the 4 to 5 hour are weekend outdoor rides.

Both is best, agreed. But for the same amount of time I found that the rollers 2-1/4" Kreitlers give a better workout...
01-12-12, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,034
Posted By santambrogio

Work allows for 1 hour on the rollers, Saturday...

Work allows for 1 hour on the rollers, Saturday and Sundays allow for a 4 or 5 hour ride.
After loosing 3 months of riding I am trying to regain shape, is there any truth that matabolism stays...
01-12-12, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,034
Posted By santambrogio

1 Hour a Day or 7 Hours on the Weekend?

I have had good results in fitness and weight loss on the rollers one hour a day and less success riding 4 or 5 hour rides during the weekend. Is it better to do an hour a day or to accumulate the...
06-16-11, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By santambrogio

Weekend or Daily ?

The objective here is to loose weight. I ride Saturdays 60 or 70 miles ans 40 on Sunday, this is not working as far as loosing wt. In the past I did 1 hr. of rollers 4 times a week and that seemend...
Replies: 3
Views: 886
Posted By santambrogio

Pic

Even from this far away you can see the chipped paint.
Replies: 3
Views: 886
Posted By santambrogio

1985 Pinarello Montello

1985 Pinarello Montello and Campy Super Record complete gruppo, Cinelli stem and bar
new Concor saddle, Mavic MA2 clinchers.

Blue with white panels, the paints is chipped at many ponits, it does...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-27-09, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 893
Posted By santambrogio

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_NqIVR0ONLFQ/RxiXJPvPyVI/...

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_NqIVR0ONLFQ/RxiXJPvPyVI/AAAAAAAAAWs/bc0lE0Ms0Xw/s400/Zanconato

I am looking for this, like this Zanconato that has an very similar head lug. Loose Screws does not cary...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-26-09, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 893
Posted By santambrogio

Barrel Adjusters?

Where can I get those nice barrel adjusters that one sees on most custom frames, some are brass, some might be alumimun, and all ahe subtantial metal 'bulbs' for a good grip.

All I find in the...
02-21-08, 08:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 287
Posted By santambrogio

Solvang Century 2008 For Sale

March 8th, unfurtunetely I cannot partecipate, OD not required at registration at Royal Scandinavian, so you can enter under my name, PayPal OK, discounted from $65 to $40.

Cantact me here or at...
02-20-08, 11:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 341
Posted By santambrogio

Solvang Century 2008

I am unable to partecipate, if interested plase contact met at santambrogio at verizon dot net for a discounted from $ 65 to $ 40.


Thanks,
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-06, 10:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,001
Posted By santambrogio

Did the ride and liked the challange. The 1st...

Did the ride and liked the challange. The 1st hail storm was big, but as a friend pointed out ice does not soak in. The persistent rain that followed was more of a probelm, booties fileld with...
03-04-05, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 980
Posted By santambrogio

Rode a steel fork one a bianchi and a Pinarello...

Rode a steel fork one a bianchi and a Pinarello (modello slx) since '87.

Followed thre Reynolds installation torques for the expansion plug and the retainer cap.

It could be that i'm just...
03-04-05, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 980
Posted By santambrogio

1" Carbon Steerer Too Flexible

54 cm lugged steel bike, 110 mm stem 20mm spacers max permissible by manufacturer is 26mm (1").

Bike feel vague when descending, wobbles above 45mph, very poor feel when braking into a turn. Used...
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