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02-08-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 493
Posted By deephate

Bailing out again because of upcoming winter...

Bailing out again because of upcoming winter storm. Pretty bummed.
02-02-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 493
Posted By deephate

I also don't need anything but I will be bringing...

I also don't need anything but I will be bringing plenty of cash and it's fun to get away for a bike related thing in winter and maybe get something to eat someplace new. I'm getting excited. I guess...
01-27-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 493
Posted By deephate

Twin Cities Bike Swap

I looked for a thread on this but I didn’t find one. Anyone going to the Twin Cites bike swap February 9th? I’m going pending the weather.
01-10-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,841
Posted By deephate

I also am bailing out. I could probably make it...

I also am bailing out. I could probably make it and then wait it out to come home on Sunday but I don’t want to chance it. What I saw was 6-11 inches with high winds starting Friday night and ending...
01-07-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,841
Posted By deephate

Damn! I knew it would! I jinxed it......I'm...

Damn! I knew it would! I jinxed it......I'm waiting until Friday to call it either way.

I missed Iowa Bike Expo in Des Moines last year because the weather turned to **** as I was leaving. I...
01-06-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,841
Posted By deephate

I will be there. I will be wearing my “ Gear Up...

I will be there. I will be wearing my “ Gear Up Madison 1990 “ bright green t-shirt. I hope to meet some of you. I thought about bringing a bike or maybe two to sell but what if they don’t sell but I...
01-06-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,841
Posted By deephate

I have! I have four things lined up.

I have! I have four things lined up.
01-06-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By deephate

Thank you, I couldn’t find one.

Thank you, I couldn’t find one.
01-06-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By deephate

Madison?

Anyone going to the Madison Bike Swap this coming weekend? I’m going for the first time. It’s a little over four hours away but what else have I got to do?
12-18-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By deephate

Gosh I wish this thing would sell! Otherwise I...

Gosh I wish this thing would sell! Otherwise I know what’s going to happen...I’ll be in trouble again!
12-11-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By deephate

Bad news....should fit me perfectly. My bike...

Bad news....should fit me perfectly. My bike storage area? Maybe not but something could get kicked out!
12-11-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By deephate

That thing is SWEET! I can’t look away!

That thing is SWEET! I can’t look away!
Forum: Great Lakes
11-19-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,679
Posted By deephate

As it stands we now have two week long cross...

As it stands we now have two week long cross state rides in July in Iowa. One from east to west called Iowa’s Ride and the following week from west to east called RAGBRAI ( Registered Annual Great...
Forum: Commuting
11-12-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,683
Posted By deephate

Good one!

Good one!
11-12-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,409
Posted By deephate

Three pages already? I wear the cheapest...

Three pages already? I wear the cheapest convenience store sunglasses I can find as I normally break and/or lose them. I was upset when they went up to fifteen bucks!
11-04-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,102
Posted By deephate

Northern Iowa

Northern Iowa
11-04-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,108
Posted By deephate

I got a Raleigh Marathon for ten dollars. It had...

I got a Raleigh Marathon for ten dollars. It had that wrong seatpost so I had to purchase that. I got a Trek aluminum 1000 for twenty bucks, missing the saddle and seatpost. That’s two cheap bikes...
10-24-19, 07:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By deephate

Nice.....missed it!

Nice.....missed it!
10-23-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 26,371
Posted By deephate

I have an aluminum Trek 1000 on my trainer! It is...

I have an aluminum Trek 1000 on my trainer! It is waiting for me to start Zwifting again.
10-23-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,151
Posted By deephate

I smoked for over 40 years. I quit in 2015 after...

I smoked for over 40 years. I quit in 2015 after a few dozen tries over the more recent years but not before being crippled by COPD. I now still ride as I did when I smoked but I am very slow and I...
10-17-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,604
Posted By deephate

YES I think so!

YES I think so!
10-09-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,128
Posted By deephate

I agree that you should be looking for at least a...

I agree that you should be looking for at least a 25 inch seat tube. 63 or more cm..
09-26-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,219
Posted By deephate

Wow my wife needs to see this! She will maybe...

Wow my wife needs to see this! She will maybe think I am more “normal” than she does presently. Nice collection!
09-24-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,618
Posted By deephate

super!!

super!!
Forum: Introductions
09-24-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By deephate

Nice rig and just my size! Lol Welcome!

Nice rig and just my size! Lol Welcome!
09-20-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 617
Posted By deephate

Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: Introductions
09-16-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By deephate

Welcome from Mason City! Yes what trails??

Welcome from Mason City! Yes what trails??
09-11-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,147
Posted By deephate

My LBS gave it to me after I took the frame to...

My LBS gave it to me after I took the frame to him to show it off. I just left it there and it works perfectly with the DA crankset and Ultegra shifter. Funny, in my old age I am rarely on the big...
09-10-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,147
Posted By deephate

Did I mention a Chris King headset came along...

Did I mention a Chris King headset came along with it?? I can't seem to ride anything else now!
09-09-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,147
Posted By deephate

I once looked at a Tommasini and didn't buy it....

I once looked at a Tommasini and didn't buy it. That was about 20 years ago but I have regretted it since. It was five hundred and all campy....but I was strapped. AND it was my size, that's the...
09-09-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,147
Posted By deephate

I have two Japanese Bianchi's

I have two Japanese Bianchi's
09-09-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,147
Posted By deephate

Though I have gotten used to riding on fatter...

Though I have gotten used to riding on fatter rubber it is a great ride. I am waiting for it to quit raining as it is at the moment pristine but I want to ride it.
09-09-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,147
Posted By deephate

This was after I swore I was finished purchasing...

This was after I swore I was finished purchasing any more bike or frames. It took some major groveling and a one thousand dollar cash gift for her birthday.
09-09-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,147
Posted By deephate

Campy front derailleur, Dura Ace crankset...

Campy front derailleur, Dura Ace crankset purchased used, New 11 speed Ultegra brifters and rear derailleur, 105 cassette, connex chain. R500 Shimano wheels and 25mm Vittoria tires. I wish I could...
09-09-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,147
Posted By deephate

My first “official” Italian bike

I purchased this Colnago frame on EBay after getting suckered into going there. I innocently entered 63cm just to see what came up then I fell in love. I spent too much and then needed to buy...
08-16-19, 08:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,783
Posted By deephate

Nope. Everything in the 63cm range. Northern...

Nope. Everything in the 63cm range. Northern Iowa, Mason City.
08-16-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,783
Posted By deephate

Dang, I just promised NO MORE BIKES! You're...

Dang, I just promised NO MORE BIKES! You're killing me here...
08-16-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,783
Posted By deephate

I really like it. Very tempting but I just spent...

I really like it. Very tempting but I just spent too much on a Colnago on Ebay...I wish I had seen this first!
06-21-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,041
Posted By deephate

I also have various colors but my go to bike is...

I also have various colors but my go to bike is white.
05-31-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,818
Posted By deephate

I miskeyed I meant to say I don’t use the Presta...

I miskeyed I meant to say I don’t use the Presta NUT. I’m not good typing on a phone.
05-31-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,818
Posted By deephate

I have never timed it either and like many I use...

I have never timed it either and like many I use a new tube and patch at home. Unlike others I have retired from the patching game now. I strictly replace now and get on with my life. I also don’t...
05-08-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By deephate

PM sent

PM sent
05-07-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,015
Posted By deephate

Welcome David! I also ride to work most days. On...

Welcome David! I also ride to work most days. On the days that I don’t ride I don’t feel right all day.
05-03-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,103
Posted By deephate

32’s not big enough? That is what I am running on...

32’s not big enough? That is what I am running on that sweet Gitane. I even have room for some tight fitting fenders with minimal toe overlap.
04-30-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,123
Posted By deephate

I think I agree...

I think I agree...
04-26-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,531
Posted By deephate

I worry about this every time I go to the garage....

I worry about this every time I go to the garage. I am getting up there. There is no really big value to my herd but they mean a lot to me. I think I might start clearing some this summer. My bikes...
04-23-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,498
Posted By deephate

I hear the women’s was a nail-biter. I have never...

I hear the women’s was a nail-biter. I have never kept up or watched women’s races but I am going to change that.
04-23-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,498
Posted By deephate

He did seem awfully happy with second!

He did seem awfully happy with second!
04-23-19, 04:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,498
Posted By deephate

I watched it using Flobikes. I agree, nobody...

I watched it using Flobikes. I agree, nobody thought they could come from behind at the last minute. He pulled the group up there after being over a minute behind. It was the best finish I have seen...
04-22-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,498
Posted By deephate

I watched it on my phone. I didn’t watch the...

I watched it on my phone. I didn’t watch the women’s but I thought the men’s was great. I was moved enough to wonder about others opinions.
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