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01-20-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By DMC707

Maybe tell us a little more about yourself? Good...

Maybe tell us a little more about yourself? Good call

Age : 48
Gender: Male
Years racing licensed for 31 years - had some inactive spells so roughly 20 years actual experience
Disciplines...
01-19-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 104
Posted By DMC707

Racing after a knee replacement

Got a grim diagnosis from my orthopedic surgeon after he's already put my knee back together again a couple of other times

he is recommending a total knee replacement. I have not found many ...
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By DMC707

I might throw this inquiry up on the road racing...

I might throw this inquiry up on the road racing side of the forum to cast a wider net. I've been talking more and more to some of my buddies in my club and they all think it's a death sentence 😒😒
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By DMC707

Racing with knee replacement

After a number of injuries and surgeries I'm now faced with the recommendation to have a knee replacement surgery. I had my meniscus fixed a few months ago but it didn't help that much and the...
Replies: 12
Views: 338
Posted By DMC707

This 3T is a 4 bolt face and is narrow enough ...

This 3T is a 4 bolt face and is narrow enough

but agree on the Thomson stuff -- anything they make is first rate -- using Thomson for my seatpost nub (just a regular cutdown road post inserted in...
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By DMC707

Thank you ! :)

Thank you ! :)
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By DMC707

All kinds of fail in that ad Hmmm This ad...

All kinds of fail in that ad

Hmmm
This ad has made me research old Cannondale catalogs at Vintagecannondale.com -- I thought they were making bikes much earlier but turns out they mainly made...
01-14-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,110
Posted By DMC707

This looks A-mazing ! Very cool that it is a...

This looks A-mazing ! Very cool that it is a brand new ground up bike that can span several generations
Replies: 16
Views: 371
Posted By DMC707

Was looking at this post on my ipad and it showed...

Was looking at this post on my ipad and it showed $200 somewhere - but the price doesn't show up on my desktop computer

But for $200, the frame alone is worth updating if the replacement parts on...
Replies: 16
Views: 371
Posted By DMC707

that's a good price for that bike as long as...

that's a good price for that bike as long as there are no cracks anywhere
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By DMC707

Very neat paint scheme - I love it ! My...

Very neat paint scheme - I love it !

My first nice bike was Aelle --- I felt good enough about its performance that I was compelled to throw a lot of cash at it a couple of years ago when I...
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By DMC707

Thanks Super D! All the best to you and yours...

Thanks Super D! All the best to you and yours and may we all hit our goals this year!
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By DMC707

I was not aware of this model -- that is pure sex...

I was not aware of this model -- that is pure sex on wheels to my eyes -- would love to have one dressed out in Dura Ace 7800 but Lemond top tubes don't really agree with my short torso
Replies: 27
Views: 740
Posted By DMC707

I'd agree with this now that the OP has clarified...

I'd agree with this now that the OP has clarified that this is a real deal track bike and not something designed as a road fixie

I would ditch the brakes , put on a set of track drops and ask...
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By DMC707

I think I paid about $45 for a Racing T on ebay -...

I think I paid about $45 for a Racing T on ebay - that was 2 years ago though
Replies: 27
Views: 740
Posted By DMC707

Knowing that the fork was specce'd by you and the...

Knowing that the fork was specce'd by you and the bike was not a Gios marketing attempt to cash in on the fixie craze makes it more interesting for sure -- heck , I drilled a brake mounting hole in...
01-07-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By DMC707

That would be fun !

That would be fun !
Replies: 19
Views: 782
Posted By DMC707

IIRC , this is why some of the tricked out...

IIRC , this is why some of the tricked out Litespeeds from the 90's were made of folded and welded Sheetmetal instead of tubes right? Frames like the Ultimate and Blade
Replies: 27
Views: 740
Posted By DMC707

To my eyes , it looks like a early to mid 2000's...

To my eyes , it looks like a early to mid 2000's answer to the street fixie craze by Gios. (Cinelli makes a version, Bianchi and MAsi do as well ) The drilled unicrown fork and drilled brake...
01-06-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 392
Posted By DMC707

What kind of sensors are you using ? Id love to...

What kind of sensors are you using ? Id love to get up and running with zwift - i dont want to race anyone, but the just riding along feature would make trainer rides less boring
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By DMC707

Interested in seeing the pics but the link...

Interested in seeing the pics but the link doesn't work .

Cinelli track bikes are in rarified air and in the condition you are describing and even in this depressed market I would expect pricing...
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By DMC707

Nice ! Looks a lot like mine , and similarly...

Nice !

Looks a lot like mine , and similarly equipped , except for the fully chromed tail end on yours -- beautiful machine -- wish I could offer an honest opinion on value -- here lately , its...
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By DMC707

Yes- that is very cool. PAir it with some...

Yes- that is very cool. PAir it with some gumwall or skinwall Comp 3 tires and it would be a fun ride to get your 80's fix on !

Value? No idea -- nostalgic coolness for an era when corduroy OP...
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By DMC707

Just basing my opinion on it being a local sale...

Just basing my opinion on it being a local sale and not a Litespeed or a Merlin . 105SC seems to be odd on a frame this nice too although I have a lot of miles on 105 and it always works great
01-02-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 21,011
Posted By DMC707

-- classic thread --- revived it as a new...

-- classic thread --- revived it as a new generation of forum members needs to know exactly how to remove a dork disc

Plus is a reminder that I don't need to keep those pesky fire extinguishers...
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By DMC707

I have an Eldridge and a Team Issue from 1995 --...

I have an Eldridge and a Team Issue from 1995 -- they are wonderful bicycles.

The Sugino made White Industries crankset is junk --I tried to like them because they are so pretty but mine squeaked...
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By DMC707

$300-$350

$300-$350
01-01-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,547
Posted By DMC707

DeBErnardi This was my first "real" race...

DeBErnardi

This was my first "real" race bike. My local shop purchased the frameset through Zar International in late 1995 and i built it using a Campy Mirage groupset from a brand new parted out...
01-01-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By DMC707

Tuned and properly set up cantilever brakes will...

Tuned and properly set up cantilever brakes will stop that lightweight Bridgestone more than adequately
01-01-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,022
Posted By DMC707

Even with my attempts at downsizing for 2020, i...

Even with my attempts at downsizing for 2020, i would still love to have one of these big Mongoose ATB's
12-31-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 892
Posted By DMC707

Definitely not ! -- If I had space to...

Definitely not ! -- If I had space to tastefully display and enjoy all of mine the way that you do, -- I would likely be keeping all of mine too
12-30-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 892
Posted By DMC707

ITs tough to beat the performance of the late...

ITs tough to beat the performance of the late model stuff with discs ---- but yours looks lonely without a companion Celeste colored Bianchi from yesteryear :)
12-30-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 892
Posted By DMC707

Bikes You plan on keeping in 2020 ?

Im referencing rjhammett s thread he started asking what bikes we planned on getting rid of in 2020 and when i started thinking - i thought - "What bikes am i NOT getting rid of or wanting to get...
12-30-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 936
Posted By DMC707

Youll be fine -- the old OCLV frames are lugged...

Youll be fine -- the old OCLV frames are lugged internally I believe and are pretty strong
12-27-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 547
Posted By DMC707

Bike looks like an early generation Titus Racer X...

Bike looks like an early generation Titus Racer X

someone has drug it through a pile of misplaced and misguided parts along the way - was likely supposed to be a nice higher end rig at one time
...
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By DMC707

Nice frameset with what looks to be a...

Nice frameset with what looks to be a "serviceable" parts kit that was sourced with whatever the prior owner had laying around.
It likely all works just fine together if in proper tune - The...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,849
Posted By DMC707

Agreed -- I was a huuuuuge C&V aficionado until I...

Agreed -- I was a huuuuuge C&V aficionado until I took a test ride on this and was sold --- took me a few days to figure out a way to scrounge up the sizable cash outlay, -- but it was in my garage...
12-26-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,213
Posted By DMC707

Yep - mainly a street thing Excellent...

Yep - mainly a street thing


Excellent project though !
12-26-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By DMC707

Ive used 700c road bike tubes in 26" mountain...

Ive used 700c road bike tubes in 26" mountain bike tires before in a pinch.

Got the job done - don't recall any dramatic side effects
Replies: 46
Views: 1,856
Posted By DMC707

Picked one of those up complete a year or two ago...

Picked one of those up complete a year or two ago for $75

Was jazzed with the "Smoke on the water" color scheme - even came with the stock 105sc quill pedals - Was really happy with that detail
Forum: BMX
12-26-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,551
Posted By DMC707

It was his dad --- I just watched it . Pretty...

It was his dad --- I just watched it . Pretty cheesy, but its the 70's .

The main character is a 4'9 Hispanic child (who looks to be about 12) who is wanting to compete in a race with the 15 or...
Replies: 20
Views: 887
Posted By DMC707

what planet do you reside on where clean Colnagos...

what planet do you reside on where clean Colnagos are floating about for $450 - even in this repressed market?
Replies: 20
Views: 887
Posted By DMC707

Shouldn't an early to mid 90's bike like this...

Shouldn't an early to mid 90's bike like this have a straight legged fork? --- hmmmmm
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By DMC707

The words Frankenstein and Frankenbike get thrown...

The words Frankenstein and Frankenbike get thrown around a lot --- I don't get that for a bike that was sold as a frameset originally most likely. Carbon forks were a popular upgrade in the early...
Forum: BMX
12-19-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By DMC707

Frame geometry shifted a long time ago to longer...

Frame geometry shifted a long time ago to longer and longer top tubes and steeper steering and head tube angles
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By DMC707

But what will your wife say about the smell ? ...

But what will your wife say about the smell ? :foo:
12-06-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 28,065
Posted By DMC707

https://i.imgur.com/uSUbQlm.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/uSUbQlm.jpg
12-03-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,666
Posted By DMC707

Mine https://i.imgur.com/tMiNJkF.jpg ...

Mine

https://i.imgur.com/tMiNJkF.jpg


Tomac's

https://i.imgur.com/QiHJwGq.jpg
Replies: 1
Views: 379
Posted By DMC707

Those bars look nice- hoping the aftermarket will...

Those bars look nice- hoping the aftermarket will take up the challenge of getting something similar out there for the rest of us who'd like to give that concept a whirl


Sucks about only being...
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