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08-06-20, 04:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,665
Posted By Lazyass

After I got my SS and rode it for a couple of...

After I got my SS and rode it for a couple of weeks, what surprised me is that my average speed was about the same as on my geared bikes, and I didn't die in headwinds and on hills like I thought I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 04:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,305
Posted By Lazyass

Woah, I didn't even know that. Mine has the 1.75...

Woah, I didn't even know that. Mine has the 1.75 brim.
07-17-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,759
Posted By Lazyass

I run a 46/17 and keep about the same average...

I run a 46/17 and keep about the same average speed as my geared bikes. I set my personal avg spd record on my Wabi at 18.4 mph over 30-something miles. I used to run a 48 but with a 46 I can keep a...
07-17-20, 03:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,187
Posted By Lazyass

Shinola Detroit Arrow for $1000 complete. They...

Shinola Detroit Arrow for $1000 complete. They have a military discount as well. The frameset is made by Waterford. I've read that the saddle is actually nicer than a Brooks.
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07-12-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,093
Posted By Lazyass

What the hell is all this Wabi bashing? Here...

What the hell is all this Wabi bashing?

Here is my experience:

I ordered a Special last year on Black Friday. Free Sub-15 wheels, Deluxe freewheel (as good as WI in my opinion and they should...
07-10-20, 03:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,093
Posted By Lazyass

I see the silver yall posted yesterday. One of my...

I see the silver yall posted yesterday. One of my favorite colors and I know it has to look 100x better than that pic haha
...
Forum: Foo
06-05-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 1,002,398
Posted By Lazyass

This is what I want next, Royal Enfield...

This is what I want next, Royal Enfield Continental Gt 650. It costs only 6K and Ohlins makes a suspension kit for it. It would be a fun track bike.

...
Forum: Foo
05-20-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 1,002,398
Posted By Lazyass

I didn't know that. I just joined that forum but...

I didn't know that. I just joined that forum but it's dead.

https://i.postimg.cc/pTDrDCmr/6000000001.jpg

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Forum: Foo
05-20-20, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 1,002,398
Posted By Lazyass

I've always lusted over the 1st gen Yamaha FZ1's...

I've always lusted over the 1st gen Yamaha FZ1's since they came out and last year decided to get away from regular sportbikes and get a naked bike so I've been on the hunt for the one I want. It had...
04-14-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 58,670
Views: 8,598,444
Posted By Lazyass

Men's Raleigh Touring 14 27" w/accessories -...

Men's Raleigh Touring 14 27" w/accessories - $85https://charlotte.craigslist.org/bik/d/huntersville-for-sale-mens-raleigh/7107997695.html
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04-02-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,312
Posted By Lazyass

Everything I posted was factual. What you're...

Everything I posted was factual. What you're posting is a theory to try and explain it away, and trying to spin it by asking questions. Sure, they could have had a similar situation as NYC. And I...
03-31-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 54,040
Posted By Lazyass

Managed to take a decent picture finally. ...

Managed to take a decent picture finally.

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03-29-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,815
Posted By Lazyass

I would have pulled out my frame pump and did to...

I would have pulled out my frame pump and did to him what the Italian pro racer did to Dave in Breaking Away.
03-29-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 25,558
Views: 2,533,924
Posted By Lazyass

44x17, 36 miles, 17.9 avg. Two bee stings and two...

44x17, 36 miles, 17.9 avg. Two bee stings and two cars passed me. I love this bike. Forgive the trash, this whole area was flooded during the last hurricane and it still hasn't been cleaned up. We...
03-23-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4,765
Views: 548,960
Posted By Lazyass

My professional photography skills on display...

My professional photography skills on display again. Since I bought my Wabi my Swobo has been ignored. I still love her and will keep her forever. I got some hammered aluminum fenders from Handsome...
03-19-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 58,670
Views: 8,598,444
Posted By Lazyass

Want a disc bike? Seller has two '77 Kabuki...

Want a disc bike? Seller has two '77 Kabuki Skyway's

https://images.craigslist.org/00j0j_lzLpxuZNGDF_1200x900.jpg

https://images.craigslist.org/00J0J_hbH8ibKJFBB_1200x900.jpg
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03-18-20, 04:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,034
Posted By Lazyass

I turned 52 last November and rode 52 miles.

I turned 52 last November and rode 52 miles.
03-15-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,365
Posted By Lazyass

The older you get the less you care what year it...

The older you get the less you care what year it is. Half the time you can't remember anyway.
03-11-20, 04:34 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,365
Posted By Lazyass

Got many, but my '84 Gran Rally is my favorite....

Got many, but my '84 Gran Rally is my favorite. It's almost a geared twin to my Wabi. The Wabi will probably have a tubular wheelset this year. Paul hubs with Bicycle Wheel Warehouse's Pure tubular...
03-10-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 54,040
Posted By Lazyass

This isn't mine, but I'm probably going to buy a...

This isn't mine, but I'm probably going to buy a Wabi Thunder later this year. They posted this custom color on FB and I love it. I have a vintage Univega bike almost the exact color. In person it's...
02-23-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 54,040
Posted By Lazyass

I get the award for the Worst Photographer In...

I get the award for the Worst Photographer In Human History. You can't tell but it's a Wabi. Taken this morning. Got it on Christmas eve and it now has 871 miles on it.
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02-10-20, 05:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,312
Posted By Lazyass

They have the exact same geometry.

They have the exact same geometry.
02-09-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,652
Posted By Lazyass

Hobbit712 Success! With no damn air...

Hobbit712

Success! With no damn air compressor lol. These WTB's are hella tight so here is what you need:

A good tire lever that has a deep hook like Pedro's. I dug around and found an old one...
02-08-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4,765
Views: 548,960
Posted By Lazyass

I love that bike, it would make a great SS...

I love that bike, it would make a great SS bikepacking or touring ride. I would have already bought one but I have way to many bikes as it is. Most people never heard of them but their frames look...
02-06-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,214
Posted By Lazyass

I started road cycling in 1987. A couple of years...

I started road cycling in 1987. A couple of years ago I had an urge to try a single speed just for something different. I knew I wanted a decent chromoly butted frame, two bottle cage brazeons and...
01-29-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,652
Posted By Lazyass

Since I'm getting my Jamis, I need to figure out...

Since I'm getting my Jamis, I need to figure out what to do with my '07 F4. I actually bought this bike in August from the original owner for $100 and he only rode it around his neighborhood with...
01-25-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,652
Posted By Lazyass

They are dead. But I like them. I rode a 29er and...

They are dead. But I like them. I rode a 29er and didn't like the handling of that tall of a tire. They're great in a straight line but these aren't road bikes. When the plus bikes came out I was...
01-21-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By Lazyass

BWW has a bunch and click on the coupon link at...

BWW has a bunch and click on the coupon link at the bottom of the page for discount codes. They build great wheels and have killer prices, I have some of their road tubulars. Look in their clearance...
01-20-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 863
Posted By Lazyass

Best legs haha. I was curious if any of the 55+...

Best legs haha. I was curious if any of the 55+ people were still alive or how old they made it to.

Pat DeBever died in '17 at age 82
Stan Klet died this past November at age 85


Dorothy...
01-19-20, 05:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By Lazyass

6 Day Bike Rider movie 1934

FYI, this movie is on TCM in 15 minutes, 0645 eastern. It's also on you tube in like seven parts.
01-18-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,558
Posted By Lazyass

You have the new generation coming up who thinks...

You have the new generation coming up who thinks a road tire smaller than 50mm is too small and "beats them up". The thought of riding a 23-25 makes them cringe in pain lol. And a 39-42T small ring...
01-15-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2,251
Views: 797,222
Posted By Lazyass

This is actually a new bike I recieved three...

This is actually a new bike I recieved three weeks ago, and it's a single speed but some here may appreciate it. Wabi Special with a lugged Reynolds 725 frame and their 1475g wheelset. Swapped on a...
01-10-20, 05:46 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,007
Posted By Lazyass

Last winter on ebay I scored a wheelset with GP4...

Last winter on ebay I scored a wheelset with GP4 rims and Suzue sealed bearing hubs for $120. The owner built them up in the 80's for a spare and never used them, they were NOS. I got lucky because...
01-09-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,312
Posted By Lazyass

To update on my issue with no 725 tubing decal,...

To update on my issue with no 725 tubing decal, Wabi told me that they put them in an envelope and send it with the bikes because some people don't want it on. I didn't get one with my bike so...
01-09-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 637,009
Posted By Lazyass

https://i.postimg.cc/GpT6zRL5/20190101-081557.jpg...

https://i.postimg.cc/GpT6zRL5/20190101-081557.jpg

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01-09-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,007
Posted By Lazyass

I don't think I'll ever use tape because I've...

I don't think I'll ever use tape because I've read from people who had problems removing the tire and I wouldn't want to deal with that on the road. I use less glue than most people and still have to...
01-08-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,007
Posted By Lazyass

About two years ago I had a Vredestein tubular go...

About two years ago I had a Vredestein tubular go down. It wasn't a puncture but I think it was actually a pinch flat because the air was coming from under the base tape and happened after I went...
01-02-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,312
Posted By Lazyass

Damn you're a youngster. I wonder why the riders...

Damn you're a youngster. I wonder why the riders on the Pro Tour aren't riding bikes with track geometry since it's so "dope". Just to educate you some, road geometry isn't "slack". A Wabi isn't a...
12-31-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,312
Posted By Lazyass

The whole brake bridge/stay junction looks like...

The whole brake bridge/stay junction looks like it's carved out of one piece of steel. Super smooth.

https://i.postimg.cc/0QbJ6s7K/sasasas.jpg
12-31-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,312
Posted By Lazyass

I'm really impressed with the quality of the...

I'm really impressed with the quality of the frame construction. All of the joints are so smooth. I've had high end Italian and USA made bikes that weren't this nice. I've had/have a bunch of 80's...
12-26-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,312
Posted By Lazyass

Ride #4...

Ride #4 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4) . Did a 100K route we do a charity ride on every year to see how it really feels. Perfect fit, not one ache or pain. The no...
12-24-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 88,089
Posted By Lazyass

Hmm, Santa just dropped something off for me....

Hmm, Santa just dropped something off for me. Delivered two days early :D

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11-24-18, 04:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,758
Posted By Lazyass

Shimano lowered prices in the USA in 2016 because...

Shimano lowered prices in the USA in 2016 because of this issue.

https://www.bicycling.com/bikes-gear/a20013617/shimano-lowers-component-prices-in-the-us/
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-18, 09:37 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 43,601
Posted By Lazyass

I had a Diverge I used as a road bike, it had...

I had a Diverge I used as a road bike, it had 35mm Pasela's. Yes it's fine as a road bike, but çompared to a racing bike it's obviiusly more porky and dosn't have a very snappy feeling. I would just...
09-06-18, 02:15 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,607
Posted By Lazyass

Sorry to revive a thread after 3 years but I have...

Sorry to revive a thread after 3 years but I have a question about this bike. BD has the Century Pro in only a few sizes left but their geometry chart is weak. Is the seat tube measured c-c or to the...
01-13-17, 12:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,873
Posted By Lazyass

I personally don't like Brooks on anything,...

I personally don't like Brooks on anything, they're boat anchors and I don't like the looks. That's just me, but I know in the 80's when I started cycling nobody was using them. I think hipsters made...
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