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Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

Way back when the first series came out, I would...

Way back when the first series came out, I would design BattleBots in my notebooks in my free time.

That was a level of complexity and budget beyond me to create at the time, but I did make lots...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

:lol: Maybe I should have been more specific...

:lol:

Maybe I should have been more specific in asking about radio control cars, not just remote control ;)

Although modern slot cars use wireless transmitters, so they fall into that category...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

Anyone here ever been in to RC cars? I...

Anyone here ever been in to RC cars?

I downloaded a free simulator and this is way harder than flying RC airplanes IRL.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

I have a dark matter link on my Trek :D ...

I have a dark matter link on my Trek :D

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

Early last year two people rode horses on the...

Early last year two people rode horses on the recently re-done crushed limestone section of my local bike path. In addition to horses doing what horses doo, it was early in the year and they were...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

My only opportunity to ride in the morning is on...

My only opportunity to ride in the morning is on weekends. Every time I plan on skipping breakfast and doing a few hours of Z2 fat burning, but since it's the weekend I'm lazy and just hang out...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

I'm guessing that he didn't ride with no hands...

I'm guessing that he didn't ride with no hands all that much :lol:

Ever tried that with a too-tight headset? Doesn't work that well :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

More wheels = more fun! ...

More wheels = more fun!

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

Lame :( Glad you aren't hurt too bad. Do...

Lame :( Glad you aren't hurt too bad.

Do the wheels make a nice whoosh-whoosh sound? I've heard that's the real reason roadies like them so much ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

I have a coworker that owns a high-end Raleigh...

I have a coworker that owns a high-end Raleigh from the 80s.

In describing it to me he was saying how it has this really neat feature in that the headset has a centering divot so that if you're...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

Are you talking about the most outboard part of...

Are you talking about the most outboard part of the hub? The hubs might have interchangeable endcaps for different axle types. A little bit of play is normal, at least from my experience.

They're...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

Ah I didn't think about breaking chains, that...

Ah I didn't think about breaking chains, that could get bad since you lose your only brake too.

It's why I'm leery of riding fixed gear brakeless, despite how great the bikes look :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

Did he have one of those fancy heat sinks around...

Did he have one of those fancy heat sinks around the hub?

Coaster brake MTB sounds pretty fun, I'd probably hurt myself though.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

A balmy 35F today so I got out for some real...

A balmy 35F today so I got out for some real miles.

Very grateful to have a bike with full coverage fenders - we got a bit more snow last night and with the warm temperatures the roads were a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2,074
Views: 464,648
Posted By abshipp

Thanks! The seatpost isn't my favorite,...

Thanks!

The seatpost isn't my favorite, either, but I don't hate it. So long as I don't need to adjust it ;)

The bike really deserves a Nitto S83, I think. I do need a decent amount of setback...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

96k for me :innocent: Only way to get...

96k for me :innocent:



Only way to get it done.



Well, she also got to descend a million feet...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

What's the threading of the fastener you want to...

What's the threading of the fastener you want to use?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

I can't imagine. Especially not on a 140mm...

I can't imagine.

Especially not on a 140mm FS mountain bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

Is everyone on track for their million feet of...

Is everyone on track for their million feet of climbing (https://www.pinkbike.com/news/interview-margaux-elliott-on-climbing-1-million-feet-in-2020.html) for this year?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

Well now I'm worried that it's something else.

Well now I'm worried that it's something else.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

Sorry to hear you're not feeling well. I'm...

Sorry to hear you're not feeling well. I'm feeling a little under the weather too.

Seems to be due to an annual cold sore flareup, but this one is accompanied by some sinus drainage and a headache...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

Flightaware and Flightradar24 are the Strava of...

Flightaware and Flightradar24 are the Strava of the skies.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

Sweet :thumb:

Sweet :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

Dang! Heading where?

Dang! Heading where?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

:lol: It's not the first time it's happened,...

:lol:

It's not the first time it's happened, I lost about 15 minutes of a workout last week as well. Not too concerned about something like that since I'm not exactly tracking things super...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

Yep, everyone is playing together nicely except...

Yep, everyone is playing together nicely except for Strava.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

I haven't connected Intervals to Strava yet. I...

I haven't connected Intervals to Strava yet. I uploaded the files manually.

I tried deleting the activity from Strava and re-uploading the .fit but I still got the same thing, just a 48s long...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

Initially I though this was some one-off custom...

Initially I though this was some one-off custom from Farr Frameworks (https://farrframeworks.com/), but no, there's also a company called Farr (https://ridefarr.com/int/) that does a lot of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

Yep. Looks like I can make it work if I grab...

Yep.

Looks like I can make it work if I grab the .fit file from the companion app and upload manually.

Kind of a pain, but it works.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

Yeah, the oversized tubing on this is a little...

Yeah, the oversized tubing on this is a little strange with all that triangulation going on.

Frankly it looks better in the MTB configuration, but still a little off. I can't decide if I like the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

Hmm, well I signed up for an account but it seems...

Hmm, well I signed up for an account but it seems like my Wahoo is having a hard time uploading activities correctly to Strava.

I spent an hour on the trainer last night but when it uploaded to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

7.2lbs (3260g) for the frame without paint...

7.2lbs (3260g) for the frame without paint :twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

Hot or not? ...

Hot or not?

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

:roflmao2: I really want to start doing...

:roflmao2:

I really want to start doing that, but seems like it would be a bit annoying with multiple bikes, especially if they all have different chain lengths and sizes.

Maybe just on the SLT...
01-14-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 59,687
Views: 8,868,780
Posted By abshipp

Nobilette! Mark Nobilette hand brazed 56cm...

Nobilette!

Mark Nobilette hand brazed 56cm bike frame / fork / headset / campagnolo super record seatpost (https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3915881948444977/)
...
01-14-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 59,687
Views: 8,868,780
Posted By abshipp

Very clean 51cm Miele Miele road race...

Very clean 51cm Miele

Miele road race bicycle frame $150 (https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/426350732053662/)
...
01-14-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7,931
Views: 2,380,670
Posted By abshipp

The thing is, it will be comparably more prone to...

The thing is, it will be comparably more prone to fatigue failure than an adapter with a larger radius transition, but there is still a radius there. If it was a sharp corner I wouldn't consider...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2,074
Views: 464,648
Posted By abshipp

1977 Schwinn Super Le Tour 12.2 ...

1977 Schwinn Super Le Tour 12.2

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And out in the wild:
...
01-14-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7,931
Views: 2,380,670
Posted By abshipp

Looks way better :thumb: One question...

Looks way better :thumb:

One question though, is that steel or aluminum?

If aluminum, I'd recommend periodically raising up and inspecting that transition from the large to the small diameter...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

Well now I know what the next multitool I...

Well now I know what the next multitool I purchase will be :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

One can only hope. I saw that they are going...

One can only hope.

I saw that they are going to be testing a Beyond meat product as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

Available...

Available (https://www.crankbrothers.com/products/m19) at your local retailer. If you're lucky.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

:bday:

:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

I :love:those Crank Brothers multitools. I've got...

I :love:those Crank Brothers multitools. I've got two, and wish I had I had one for every bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

I've gone to shaving every other day, I agree...

I've gone to shaving every other day, I agree that's been pretty nice :)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

I suppose a silver lining to 100% mask mandates...

I suppose a silver lining to 100% mask mandates is that my annual cold sore isn't out and about for everyone to see :rolleyes:

I think this one's going to be a doozy, though :(
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

I came really close to doing that when I took the...

I came really close to doing that when I took the SLT to 11.

Since 11s chains are so expensive I wanted to make sure I got the chain length right (or at least not too short) so I actually read the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-21, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

Too easy to come across as pretentious. ...

Too easy to come across as pretentious.



The concert I was watching was 45min + 15min or so, with a minute long break where the band disappeared sidestage. They came back and played 3 or 4 of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

I was watching a concert on the trainer tonight...

I was watching a concert on the trainer tonight and got to thinking about this:

Encores at live music performances - yea or nay?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 33,086
Posted By abshipp

I'm apparently 45 miles behind, but I think the...

I'm apparently 45 miles behind, but I think the goal is set for 2000.

I hit 3k last year without too much trouble but who knows what this year will bring.
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