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07-23-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,965
Posted By seypat

Just so you 3 know I was suffering with you. I...

Just so you 3 know I was suffering with you. I had a marathon training run on that morning. It was the hottest day in the history of Sportsbackers Marathon Training Team.(16 years) We had 10 miles to...
07-23-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,965
Posted By seypat

You and Stardognine will have to keep us updated...

You and Stardognine will have to keep us updated on the new lady friends. After a few months and all of those miles, I'm guessing the 54 frames are here to stay.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,712
Posted By seypat

I thought it was funny. Better than the rest of...

I thought it was funny. Better than the rest of the zingers posted.
07-23-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 823
Posted By seypat

Glad it worked out for you.

Glad it worked out for you.
07-23-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 792
Posted By seypat

What does the headset even consist of? It looks...

What does the headset even consist of? It looks more like a hinge. I know you'll have to at least service it. Have you found a schematic online yet?
07-23-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 792
Posted By seypat

+1. It's about as Robbie as it gets.

+1. It's about as Robbie as it gets.
07-23-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 372
Posted By seypat

Here's Sheldon's chart for some reference: ...

Here's Sheldon's chart for some reference:

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/bbsize.html
07-23-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,965
Posted By seypat

We've heard the stories of how the ride day went....

We've heard the stories of how the ride day went. Tell us how you felt the next day. Was it like a bear in hibernation? Did you even make it to the couch for the next round of sleep? Are you still...
07-23-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 372
Posted By seypat

Counting the teeth in the picture, it appears the...

Counting the teeth in the picture, it appears the big cog is either a 26 or a 28. If that's the case, maybe only change the crank to 110 or 110/74 with a compact setup. He might get lucky and can use...
07-23-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 372
Posted By seypat

When I looked at the 105 golden arrow group on...

When I looked at the 105 golden arrow group on Velobase, the rear hub is listed as a cassette.

VeloBase.com - View Group...
07-22-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 372
Posted By seypat

If you decide to change cranks to a 110/74,...

If you decide to change cranks to a 110/74, Shimano Deore or FC-6206 are good options. Sugino and Sakae both made 110/74 cranks that came on bikes as doubles. No third ring but the holes are there...
07-22-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 792
Posted By seypat

Serious "Looking" machine there Robbie. That will...

Serious "Looking" machine there Robbie. That will be a fun project.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,115
Posted By seypat

Wait till people start modifying those...

Wait till people start modifying those motors/systems just for the heck of it. My son attends a high school with an engineering specialty center. Their STEM First Robotics team ended this season...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,115
Posted By seypat

Definitely just about bikes with some sort of...

Definitely just about bikes with some sort of assist.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,850
Posted By seypat

If you are desperate, look for a church. Fill...

If you are desperate, look for a church. Fill your bottles up from their outside faucets.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,115
Posted By seypat

So true. We got people doping in Fondos. All of...

So true. We got people doping in Fondos. All of those runners that cheat. Heck, look at all of the money spent in the cycling/tri industry to gain a small real or perceived advantage..............on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,115
Posted By seypat

The main problem/negative I see is when the E...

The main problem/negative I see is when the E bikes start hitting the A rides and egos begin taking hits. The arms race will really heat up. When the best riders in the group see their advantages...
07-21-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,965
Posted By seypat

Did I see something about meeting a pretty girl? ...

Did I see something about meeting a pretty girl? Call her up and tell her you need help applying aloe to your sunburn. Maybe bring up the Viagra clock and pickles during the application. Maybe...
07-21-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,965
Posted By seypat

Dude, no reason to think anything negative about...

Dude, no reason to think anything negative about calling it a day. That's still a he!! of an effort. I learned a new term this weekend from one of our running team coaches.(young, attractive female)...
07-21-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,965
Posted By seypat

WOW, that kind of effort in those conditions! You...

WOW, that kind of effort in those conditions! You 3 are not mere mortals. Definitely something special. I got nothing else to add except.......take care of that sunburn. It looks pretty severe and...
07-20-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 792
Posted By seypat

Very nice find! That's a beefy RD hanger. Decal...

Very nice find! That's a beefy RD hanger. Decal looks like a Reynolds. Is that a sleeve within the seat tube that the seatpost goes into?
07-19-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,239
Posted By seypat

In case you haven't seen, Cyclops thread in...

In case you haven't seen, Cyclops thread in Appraisals. Probably a coincidence.

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycles-whats-worth-appraisals/1178788-cylops-bicycle.html
07-19-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7,074
Views: 600,470
Posted By seypat

Tough SOB with just the bare bars. You'd think...

Tough SOB with just the bare bars. You'd think people would have went with something like basketball elbow pads to give their arms some comfort. Move them wherever they were needed. Toss them in 2nd...
07-19-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7,074
Views: 600,470
Posted By seypat

I'd probably wait till the Buzz hits the...

I'd probably wait till the Buzz hits the showroom.

https://www.vw.com/electric-concepts/section/id-buzz/
07-19-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7,074
Views: 600,470
Posted By seypat

If you're looking for another VW van, this one...

If you're looking for another VW van, this one was for sale in the area. It could still be around. ...
07-19-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7,074
Views: 600,470
Posted By seypat

So, I've been riding barcons this whole time not...

So, I've been riding barcons this whole time not even knowing about the aero benefits? Was that friend the one I met at the Fiesta? Who combined with the other friend to take 1st or 2nd in the relay?...
07-19-19, 04:03 AM
Replies: 7,074
Views: 600,470
Posted By seypat

Thanks for the info.

Thanks for the info.
07-18-19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7,074
Views: 600,470
Posted By seypat

These are available. Is that ok for a starter...

These are available. Is that ok for a starter tri bike? Is that a decent price for triangle connected bars?

https://richmond.craigslist.org/bop/d/richmond-aero-bars-triathlon/6926540698.html
07-18-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7,074
Views: 600,470
Posted By seypat

Smoking! I'm glad you posted that pic. Ther is a...

Smoking! I'm glad you posted that pic. Ther is a set of tri bars similar to those on my CL for $20. I was thinking about getting them for the loaner IM. How are the barcons mounted? It looks like a...
07-18-19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7,074
Views: 600,470
Posted By seypat

Those were the days. People had fun AND competed...

Those were the days. People had fun AND competed hard. And sat around afterwards shooting the $hit and having a party. Nowadays, the fun is gone except for the old timers. :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,169
Posted By seypat

Doesn't it depend on how much noise they make?

Doesn't it depend on how much noise they make?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,562
Posted By seypat

If you talk to your kids, they will tell you,...

If you talk to your kids, they will tell you, "You gotta keep um separated."

I apologize. It was just there. I tried to resist posting it, but it overpowered me. Please forgive me.
07-18-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By seypat

The endless band is the only Suntour product I...

The endless band is the only Suntour product I don't care for. I got a couple of them. Let's see, from this point, take a Phillips screwdriver and insert into stud. Make sure the Phillip's end fits...
07-18-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7,074
Views: 600,470
Posted By seypat

Imagine rolling into the parking lot at the local...

Imagine rolling into the parking lot at the local tri and pulling a Black Dog out of the back of that Hearse. That would strike fear into the hearts of the other competitors. Although, I have heard...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,646
Posted By seypat

I was being sarcastic. I know, it was subtle. I...

I was being sarcastic. I know, it was subtle. I was really hoping he made a mistake with his 2nd weight entry. If not, he might be yanking our chains. Now that he has disclosed that info, I'm not...
07-18-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 7,074
Views: 600,470
Posted By seypat

The Lemans has eyelets also. That's a big plus...

The Lemans has eyelets also. That's a big plus for most people not named Robbie. :D

I spotted a couple of Old School rides in the area that can illustrate the difference:

First, we have the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 09:41 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,646
Posted By seypat

Heck, why didn't you tell us about the weight...

Heck, why didn't you tell us about the weight loss in the first place? Everyone needs a nice reward after a weight loss like that. We would have understood the reason for the new steed. No more...
07-17-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 668
Posted By seypat

The stance looks like it could be one of those...

The stance looks like it could be one of those hydraulic "jumpers."
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,646
Posted By seypat

I'm looking at their website. When are they going...

I'm looking at their website. When are they going to 12 speed? That might be one compelling argument. If it's in the next year or 2, you could wait. When the 12 cogs appear, you could get one of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,646
Posted By seypat

He must still be on a trek to find a Trek. I...

He must still be on a trek to find a Trek. I think the problem may be pre purchase upgraditis. You start looking with a budget in mind. but then for a little bit more you can get this or that. And...
07-17-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,239
Posted By seypat

Where is the Cyclops now? Where would it need to...

Where is the Cyclops now? Where would it need to go and end up at? The C & V board has members thoughout the Americas and overseas. I'm guessing if a swap could be worked out the bikes could travel...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,646
Posted By seypat

Moving forward, the interesting question is how...

Moving forward, the interesting question is how long before the Madone is replaced by another bike? What reasons will be given? The OP has been chastised heavily, but the same can be be said for...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,646
Posted By seypat

You're on a roll.

You're on a roll.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,646
Posted By seypat

That's what I'm talking about! Zingers coming...

That's what I'm talking about! Zingers coming left and right. It makes for a more interesting thread. :thumb:
07-16-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 823
Posted By seypat

I also just acquired a 110/74 Sugino AT. The info...

I also just acquired a 110/74 Sugino AT. The info I am reading is for 3 rings, the BB spindle length is 124.5.
07-16-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7,074
Views: 600,470
Posted By seypat

I forgot to offer congrats on the winning the age...

I forgot to offer congrats on the winning the age group. So, congrats! Keep it up. :giver:
07-16-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 934
Posted By seypat

There are plenty of 130 bcd chainrings sitting on...

There are plenty of 130 bcd chainrings sitting on the dock of Ebay. Some old school SR Sakaes, but they can be pricey. Suginos also.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,646
Posted By seypat

Lighten up. Evidently, the word play went right...

Lighten up. Evidently, the word play went right over your head. Read it again. :D It has nothing to do with your bike and everything to do with the brand name.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,646
Posted By seypat

Exactly. Unfortunately, no matter what level/kind...

Exactly. Unfortunately, no matter what level/kind of bike you give me to ride, the engine will never measure up. I will be the designated "sweeper" of the ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,646
Posted By seypat

I wouldn't buy an Engin because there's no e on...

I wouldn't buy an Engin because there's no e on the end of the word. If I'm going to buy a really expensive bike, I want a motor on it.
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