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01-18-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 486
Posted By RobbieTunes

First buyer got a smoking deal, next buyer,...

First buyer got a smoking deal, next buyer, probably not so much.
01-18-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8,098
Views: 732,947
Posted By RobbieTunes

OK, the '88 Ironman Expert

Frame is fine as all get out. 2 Options (OEM is not part of my schtick).

A: Sub-17 lb. Ironman. Which starts with the frame, can't change that. Kestrel EMS fork, Innicycle headset/steerer. ...
01-17-20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,838
Posted By RobbieTunes

Time to get another..

I was gifted a frameset, and whether I use the OEM fork or a carbon, it's Innicycle to hold it together. Ordering soon.
01-17-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 874
Posted By RobbieTunes

I took the Genie straight to a gas station, and...

I took the Genie straight to a gas station, and yep, 85 psi every time, then it whistles. Pretty cool.
Still playing with the Simson floating balls. I've got 3 tubes need patching, delayed because...
01-17-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8,098
Views: 732,947
Posted By RobbieTunes

On the carbon frames, the only way to tell is to...

On the carbon frames, the only way to tell is to measure, and be aware the seat tube measurement can be a bit off, due to the design of the lugs. The main thing to measure on these is the reach....
01-17-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 389
Posted By RobbieTunes

I think I have a seat post, too, but you need to...

I think I have a seat post, too, but you need to stop breaking stuff....:lol:
Pretty sure that thing would not have come out very willingly.
OEM seat post was a fluted 3TTT. I'll check my box, but...
01-16-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 799
Posted By RobbieTunes

If I did not have a Klein tourer, that 54cm...

If I did not have a Klein tourer, that 54cm Miyata, oh boy.
01-16-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8,098
Views: 732,947
Posted By RobbieTunes

OK, now I am officially beside myself...but not speechless:

Carrie
Mark
Pat
Doc

(I won't name names.)

Rascals all. Privileged, I am, to even know you.

So, as the story goes, it was a dark and stormy night, and she was wet to the skin in her...
01-16-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8,098
Views: 732,947
Posted By RobbieTunes

No, just flats.

No, just flats.
01-16-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,242
Posted By RobbieTunes

Maybe Drew Klein.

Maybe Drew Klein.
01-16-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 389
Posted By RobbieTunes

Right you are, dddd, Robbie has tested forks on...

Right you are, dddd, Robbie has tested forks on these.
Somewhere in my distant past are 3 Centurion Ironman Carbons, and one Carbon-R.

1988 Ironman Carbon 1 was a 59cm. Yes, I rode it. Ergo...
01-16-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 389
Posted By RobbieTunes

More info

Is on the Ironman thread. Someone there has a set of decals...

I have an OEM fork for a Carbon-R, by the way.
01-16-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 874
Posted By RobbieTunes

Arrived

Like Christmas!
Goodies Galore
Serious Stash
01-16-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 723
Posted By RobbieTunes

Shifters arrived great

Shifters arrived great
01-16-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By RobbieTunes

Size?

Size?
01-14-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8,098
Views: 732,947
Posted By RobbieTunes

It's a 56cm. 54cm has the pump peg approximately...

It's a 56cm. 54cm has the pump peg approximately centered on the back of the head tube.

Still a good deal. Toss in a $100 powder coat and don't look back.
01-14-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,437
Posted By RobbieTunes

Chamois butter helps. From what I've been told.

Chamois butter helps.
From what I've been told.
01-14-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,437
Posted By RobbieTunes

Egad! Spontaneous Hubic Combustion!

Egad!

Spontaneous Hubic Combustion!
01-13-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 712
Posted By RobbieTunes

Major difference:

Higher troll factor with steel.

"Better" is subjective, and it depends on the experience you want. There certainly are differences, and even almost universally recognized "improvements" in...
01-13-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2,184
Views: 721,982
Posted By RobbieTunes

Did some searching...

Thank you. Carlo Dossena "varnished" it.
01-11-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By RobbieTunes

"Drinking rum before 10 am does not make you an...

"Drinking rum before 10 am does not make you an alcoholic. It makes you a Pirate."

East Carolina University. Pirates. In the land of real pirates and their descendants, an atmosphere of...
01-11-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By RobbieTunes

Amazon Prime: Italian Masters De Rosa ...

Amazon Prime: Italian Masters
De Rosa
Pinarelli
Masi
Olmo
Bottechia
Selle Italia
Sidi
and others
01-11-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,009
Posted By RobbieTunes

Great babysitters. OK, immobilizers.

Great babysitters.
OK, immobilizers.
01-11-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By RobbieTunes

Some college fan stores sell exactly the same...

Some college fan stores sell exactly the same thing with the school logo.

Yep, I'm doing it.
01-11-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,437
Posted By RobbieTunes

Old people who don't get it. Young people who...

Old people who don't get it.
Young people who don't get it.
Myself, when I don't get it.

Actually, I am not even going to click on this thread.
01-11-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 431
Posted By RobbieTunes

Easily done. Readily addictive. It's a...

Easily done.
Readily addictive.
It's a wonderful slippery slope to mobilemoving magnificense .
01-10-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 350
Posted By RobbieTunes

Perfect for a C&V climber.

Perfect for a C&V climber.
01-10-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By RobbieTunes

Youse guys is killin' me.

Youse guys is killin' me.
01-10-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,464
Posted By RobbieTunes

My Chinese Bar Mitts came in today, so I'll be...

My Chinese Bar Mitts came in today, so I'll be able to pass on both sets of mitts.
01-10-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,464
Posted By RobbieTunes

I believe Skip is part of the Big K. So many...

I believe Skip is part of the Big K. So many people asked, and I told them all yes.
The event has been given the names of iab , ldmataya , and Will James.
01-10-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By RobbieTunes

I'll trade you a 7700 for your 7800

I'll trade you a 7700 for your 7800
01-10-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,160
Posted By RobbieTunes

You funny.

You funny.
01-10-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,351
Posted By RobbieTunes

I will not be dragged kicking and screaming into...

I will not be dragged kicking and screaming into correctness based on someone's feelings, nor is there a moral superiority in either. But I do prefer friendly to hostile.
01-10-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,464
Posted By RobbieTunes

ldmataya and iab are in charge of it now, and I...

ldmataya and iab are in charge of it now, and I see no reason why you can't contact him and make use of it.
2 tables, 20'x10', 6 wristbands.
01-10-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,160
Posted By RobbieTunes

Yep, that's the situation I like.

Yep, that's the situation I like.
01-10-20, 05:10 AM
01-10-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,160
Posted By RobbieTunes

Getting there this year is not too bad, but...

Getting there this year is not too bad, but getting home, not good. I'm going to let the highway crews deal with my carcass another time.

I can vouch for the feeling when you first heft your newly...
01-10-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,464
Posted By RobbieTunes

Iíve had a hard look at the weather. ...

Iíve had a hard look at the weather.

1-Getting there is no problem, Iíd be tucked into bed before it gets bad. Even though itís raining steadily now.

2-Unloading is no problem, selling is no...
01-09-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,160
Posted By RobbieTunes

+1 I picked up a set of DA7800 hubs laced to...

+1
I picked up a set of DA7800 hubs laced to NOS boxed Ambrosio Montreal's that are silky light, right here on BF. They took some work but are nice nice.
I'm picking up an NOS set of Ultegra 6600...
01-09-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,464
Posted By RobbieTunes

I have a 27.0 $100 each. Negotiable.

I have a 27.0
$100 each.
Negotiable.
01-09-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,464
Posted By RobbieTunes

I'm looking for: 4 Campy 10-sp cassette...

I'm looking for:
4 Campy 10-sp cassette spacers, the small round ones without the ears.
2-3 sets of decent tubulars.
1-2 sets of decent skinwalls.
A 10-sp DA RD.
8-sp Campy RD and FD
10-sp...
01-09-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,160
Posted By RobbieTunes

'Cause my khakis are $54/pair And Tubasti just...

'Cause my khakis are $54/pair
And Tubasti just don't seem to care.

I could get me an apron,
and try, a bit, to save on...
the mess but it's already there!
01-09-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,464
Posted By RobbieTunes

Ishawata smoothie. Will James from Chicago, are...

Ishawata smoothie. Will James from Chicago, are you seeing this?
I should buy it on Friday, sell it on Saturday. Nice 50% markup.
01-09-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By RobbieTunes

Waiting to see. I have two that need replacing. ...

Waiting to see. I have two that need replacing. I have the plates, which are the clear piece and the backing combined. They are really nice shifters, but am afraid of exactly what I see here.
...
01-09-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 874
Posted By RobbieTunes

Offer sent.

Offer sent.
01-09-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 723
Posted By RobbieTunes

Is the L shifter on the Synchro 2 missing a brass...

Is the L shifter on the Synchro 2 missing a brass washer?
01-09-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,464
Posted By RobbieTunes

Weather looks pretty good for getting...

Weather looks pretty good for getting there.....on Friday or even Sat am.

11 degrees at unload time.

Now, getting back... Hmm. It should start to know while the swap meet is underway. This...
01-09-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By RobbieTunes

Paid! I just happen to have that crankset in...

Paid! I just happen to have that crankset in black. ....:D
It will be nice on whatever I put it on. Keep the chain, send the master links! One of the common issues with the shifters is the...
01-09-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By RobbieTunes

PM sent.

PM sent.
01-09-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 723
Posted By RobbieTunes

PM on the Synchro 2 I love the Suntours, but...

PM on the Synchro 2

I love the Suntours, but alas, the bike for them has those silly Shimano posts that won't accept them.
This prevents that bike from being completely Superbe Pro.
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