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11-04-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By rousseau

Having poked the cups out and reversed them, I...

Having poked the cups out and reversed them, I can confirm that that was indeed the problem. The bike now rides just fine.

It's terrific having this wonderful resource to make up for the (many)...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,016
Posted By rousseau

I just did it tonight. The angle I adopted looks...

I just did it tonight. The angle I adopted looks pretty much the same as yours.

https://i.imgur.com/ESm1vjL.jpg

In one of the linked videos the guy simply loosens the clamp on his shifters and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 02:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,016
Posted By rousseau

Thanks for this thread, I'm gonna try this!

Thanks for this thread, I'm gonna try this!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-20, 12:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,104
Posted By rousseau

No, we don't (...burp...)

No, we don't (...burp...)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,104
Posted By rousseau

I'll have you know that my 11-speed Chorus group...

I'll have you know that my 11-speed Chorus group was made in...<checks Internet>...uh, I dunno, but anyway, it's totally Italian designed, so it has a soul.

Unlike that Japanese stuff striving for...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,104
Posted By rousseau

The only real sin is putting anything other than...

The only real sin is putting anything other than Campy on an Italian frame. And no, Team Jumbo–Visma doesn't get a pass on this! Some things are more sacred than sponorships and money.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19,755
Views: 4,235,141
Posted By rousseau

Ten-year-old Zipp 404 tubular wheels. I now...

Ten-year-old Zipp 404 tubular wheels. I now delineate my biking life into two segments: pre-Zipp and post-Zipp.

https://i.imgur.com/2p78olh.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By rousseau

Funny this topic came up. I was just after having...

Funny this topic came up. I was just after having a sore elbow myself for a while, which I realized was due to putting too much of my upper body weight onto the handlebar. My position on the bike...
02-29-20, 12:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,438
Posted By rousseau

Gotta be endorphins released in response to the...

Gotta be endorphins released in response to the stress on the body, innit? (says a guy with no business suggesting that he has any reliable knowledge of the physiology of the human body at all).
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,009
Posted By rousseau

Is it bad form to quote yourself? I made a funny...

Is it bad form to quote yourself? I made a funny in a different thread from years ago. To wit:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,009
Posted By rousseau

Oh man, if the price is right, why deprive...

Oh man, if the price is right, why deprive yourself? Get Campy!
10-13-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,339
Posted By rousseau

Zwift is a game changer. I've done several rides...

Zwift is a game changer. I've done several rides now, and I love it. I'm almost looking forward to winter. Well, okay, that's going a bit far. Though come to think of it, fall is turning into a fun...
10-01-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,339
Posted By rousseau

That reminded me that several years ago I tried...

That reminded me that several years ago I tried to set up a keyboard stand for a standing desk using a tripod. It didn't work out, it was far too flimsy, but all these years later it suddenly found a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,911
Posted By rousseau

Nice one! Though, uh, it's the wrong colour for a...

Nice one! Though, uh, it's the wrong colour for a Bianchi, but still, there's nothing like taking a classic steel frame from Italy and putting modern components on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,699
Posted By rousseau

Success!! I threw some lube on the skewers and...

Success!! I threw some lube on the skewers and that did the trick. I'm now squeak-free.

Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-18, 02:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,564
Posted By rousseau

2004 ML3 https://i.imgur.com/UOwTi2t.jpg

2004 ML3

https://i.imgur.com/UOwTi2t.jpg
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