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07-10-20, 06:03 PM
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Posted By seypat

Like I said, no easy way to get to the Eastern...

Like I said, no easy way to get to the Eastern Shore. It's either go to Norfolk and head north across the bridge, or go up into Maryland then back down. There are ferry/sightseeing cruises that run...
07-10-20, 02:21 PM
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Views: 844,491
Posted By seypat

Here are the two bike shops in Wichita Falls....

Here are the two bike shops in Wichita Falls. They can answer your questions about the route and probably set you up with a SAG. Highly doubtful I will be there. The son's college move in plans are...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,152
Posted By seypat

I'm assuming people carry stuff like spare tubes,...

I'm assuming people carry stuff like spare tubes, sealants, etc in case they have a mechanical, correct? You can't control what happens outside your front door/property. Better to have and not need,...
07-10-20, 10:30 AM
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Posted By seypat

It's not my size, anyway. Funny thing is my...

It's not my size, anyway. Funny thing is my inlaws live on the other side of the bay in Lancaster County, VA. As the crow flies, maybe 50 miles away. By car, though it will be a long drive no matter...
07-10-20, 09:06 AM
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Posted By seypat

Good luck with this one. The location is on the...

Good luck with this one. The location is on the Eastern shore. No easy way of getting there. The toll on the bridge coming from Norfolk is $20 each way.
07-09-20, 11:51 AM
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Posted By seypat

https://richmond.craigslist.org/bik/d/glen-allen-1...

https://richmond.craigslist.org/bik/d/glen-allen-1991-schwinn-paramount/7153509770.html1991 Schwinn paramount - $325 (glen allen)image 1 of 16...
07-09-20, 11:48 AM
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Posted By seypat

Good condition. ...

Good condition.

https://richmond.craigslist.org/bik/d/henrico-raleigh-technium-grand-prix/7156116290.htmlRaleigh Technium Grand Prix - $250 (Sandston) image 1 of 3...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 04:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By seypat

Call customer service at Aero Tech Designs. The...

Call customer service at Aero Tech Designs. The grippers on some of their shorts are not very wide.
07-07-20, 02:40 PM
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Views: 844,491
Posted By seypat

"There some resistance in there when I pedal. I...

"There some resistance in there when I pedal. I don't know what could be causing it." :twitchy:
07-07-20, 11:20 AM
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Posted By seypat

That's a weird looking photo. The bike looks so...

That's a weird looking photo. The bike looks so much taller than it is long. I'm glad I'm not tall. With my build, ther'es no way I could ride a frame with a short TT in relation to the ST.
07-07-20, 11:15 AM
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Posted By seypat

Shiny! I like shiny.

Shiny! I like shiny.
07-07-20, 11:13 AM
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Posted By seypat

Here's some questions for you. Now that you've...

Here's some questions for you. Now that you've been on the repair side for a while, what are the most common situations you need to repair? What are the average Joe or Jane bringing in to get fixed?
07-07-20, 05:10 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,982
Posted By seypat

This.

This.
07-06-20, 06:52 PM
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Views: 844,491
Posted By seypat

I got up yesterday morning to do a run, then a...

I got up yesterday morning to do a run, then a ride after. I was at the inlaws. They live on the water in Lancaster County VA so it's always high humidity. It's about 8:30 so I check the forecast for...
07-05-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 296
Posted By seypat

Is the RD A 62 series or 64 series. If you go to...

Is the RD A 62 series or 64 series. If you go to the IM thread, i put some how to guides there about how big of a rear cluster a 62 series RD will shift. I started the how to guides about the time...
07-04-20, 06:57 AM
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Posted By seypat

Super hot!

Super hot!
07-02-20, 12:44 PM
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Posted By seypat

Here is something people might be interested in. ...

Here is something people might be interested in.

https://richmond.craigslist.org/bik/d/richmond-vintage-mountain-tandem-bike/7151221999.htmlVintage Mountain Tandem bike - $450 (Richmond) ...
07-02-20, 12:32 PM
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Posted By seypat

As much as I'd like to have the "Bobbie J," I...

As much as I'd like to have the "Bobbie J," I might see if this one is still available and rescue it. In reality, there's probably not much difference in the ride quality of the two.
...
07-02-20, 12:20 PM
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Posted By seypat

I saw that. Hopefully, the seatpost isn't stuck....

I saw that. Hopefully, the seatpost isn't stuck. Here is the the deal of the century on the Richmond CL. :roflmao2: A real bargain for a high end bike! At least the paint is pretty.
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06-30-20, 09:37 PM
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Posted By seypat

I live on the other side of town/the river from...

I live on the other side of town/the river from Thumpism. If there is a bike on our local CL that he or another BFer in the general area might be interested in/their size range, I won't out the...
06-30-20, 08:11 AM
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Views: 844,491
Posted By seypat

Su-weet!

Su-weet!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By seypat

Have a mod the thread to C&V. You will get more...

Have a mod the thread to C&V. You will get more responses there.
06-26-20, 10:29 AM
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Views: 8,201,079
Posted By seypat

That shade of green is real purdy! Edit: ...

That shade of green is real purdy!

Edit: What's up with the rear brake mounting?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,156
Posted By seypat

The best advice at this point is for the OP to...

The best advice at this point is for the OP to work on his core and his flexibility. Improve that and the fit and shoulder problems could disappear.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,156
Posted By seypat

I'd say the fitter was correct about the...

I'd say the fitter was correct about the tightness in your ham, posterior chain, etc. It's all connected. Put a straight edge on the pic running from your hips upward along the lighter gray strip ion...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,156
Posted By seypat

Are the shoulders getting any exercise? You have...

Are the shoulders getting any exercise? You have to work out the whole body. I sleep on my side and the shoulder joint supports the upper part of the body. I do arm circles 2 or 3 times a day....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,025
Posted By seypat

I've never had a problem with chafing on the...

I've never had a problem with chafing on the bike, but have to use some form of friction control during runs and tris. Here's a product that does the job, is cheap and is sold at stores like Walmart...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,601
Posted By seypat

Every bike I ride is a heavy...

Every bike I ride is a heavy bike...........because I'm riding it.
06-24-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 823
Posted By seypat

Did anyone mention a tie rod puller?

Did anyone mention a tie rod puller?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 04:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,209
Posted By seypat

https://www.cutawayusa.com/

https://www.cutawayusa.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 973
Posted By seypat

Nobody has mentioned the aero gut yet. That's...

Nobody has mentioned the aero gut yet. That's cheap speed, at least on the flats.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 973
Posted By seypat

That's true, I hadn't thought of that. If you're...

That's true, I hadn't thought of that. If you're going with a single aero wheel, it would work best on a unicycle. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 05:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 973
Posted By seypat

Clip on aero bars would most likely yield the...

Clip on aero bars would most likely yield the most bang for the buck.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 05:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 973
Posted By seypat

This. Might as well get an aero helmet first that...

This. Might as well get an aero helmet first that makes you look like an alien. It would probably be cheaper than a wheel. People would think you're a serious cyclist as well. Or not. You'd be...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,411
Posted By seypat

If the industry goes back to triples, it wouldn't...

If the industry goes back to triples, it wouldn't necessarily be for gearing considerations. They could free up much needed space at the rear for future frame/bike evolution.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,080
Posted By seypat

I don't know. The transportation industry did...

I don't know. The transportation industry did away with previous "mechanical systems" for electronic systems. The key is making those sensors feel and act like springs, cables, etc. Another person...
06-19-20, 01:12 PM
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Views: 844,491
Posted By seypat

I'm digging the orange tape!

I'm digging the orange tape!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,489
Posted By seypat

Only one person carrying wipes and no...

Only one person carrying wipes and no latex/nitrile gloves? You people must like wiping your hands on your jerseys. Or, you haven't had much roadside trouble yet.
06-17-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 946
Posted By seypat

+1.

+1.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,411
Posted By seypat

+1 on the return of triples. If a computer...

+1 on the return of triples.

If a computer takes over the FD shifting duties that will be the direction the industry goes.
06-16-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By seypat

Other FDs/derailleurs I have successfully ran the...

Other FDs/derailleurs I have successfully ran the 50/36/28 with include Suntour first Gen Cyclone, Cyclone MII and BL.
06-16-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By seypat

There you go. The FD-6207 is up to the task.

There you go. The FD-6207 is up to the task.
06-16-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By seypat

If you run a 30t small ring, the stock RD will...

If you run a 30t small ring, the stock RD will work.

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06-16-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By seypat

Moved the FD down and adjusted the limits. I also...

Moved the FD down and adjusted the limits. I also put a wheel/hub on the back with a 12-28 7 speed. The chain clears the FD roller on the 28 ring and the 18, 21, 24 and 28 cog. However, the stock RD...
06-16-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By seypat

Spindle in and crank on. Let's adjust the FD-6207...

Spindle in and crank on. Let's adjust the FD-6207 and see if it works.

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06-16-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By seypat

I picked one and installed the 50/36/28 rings....

I picked one and installed the 50/36/28 rings. This crank requires smaller diameter bolts on the 3rd ring. Found a 121.5 spindle. Let's put them on.
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06-16-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By seypat

Some 110/74 crank options and 1 130/86 option....

Some 110/74 crank options and 1 130/86 option. The bottom 2 use 3U spindles. The rest use 121.5.
...
06-16-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By seypat

Here is our test bike. Beater IM with OEM 6200EX...

Here is our test bike. Beater IM with OEM 6200EX and Superbe chainrings.

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06-16-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By seypat

Lower gears/cranks/rings etc info

I've noticed we have a lot of threads started lately about lower gearing options. Another member wanted some info about a 110/74 crank with specific rings and a specific FD. So, I'll answer the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,784
Posted By seypat

This is true in most, if not all contests in...

This is true in most, if not all contests in life. It's not about how dominant you can be while winning. It's about expending as little as possible while still beating your opponent. That could mean...
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