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07-16-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,868
Posted By Brad L

I apparently have a bit of it from my earlier...

I apparently have a bit of it from my earlier radiation treatments on my neck (I had a neck dissection and 35 nodes removed followed by 6 weeks of radiation). My neck muscles on the left side are...
07-16-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,868
Posted By Brad L

I had a PET scan yesterday that examined from the...

I had a PET scan yesterday that examined from the top of my head to my groin. The results show no new cancer, and the cancer in my lungs is dead. Side effects have been non-existant, and my lung...
07-11-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,393
Posted By Brad L

Are there companies that rent bikes for Eroica...

Are there companies that rent bikes for Eroica California that can be picked up locally?
06-27-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,424
Posted By Brad L

It depends on the geometry of the bike. I had a...

It depends on the geometry of the bike. I had a crap road bike when I was a teenager that I could ride all day with no hands. Fifteen years later I get a Specialized Sirrus road bike that won't...
06-24-19, 01:08 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 104,093
Posted By Brad L

1969 Colnago Super. It has Cinelli stem, bars,...

1969 Colnago Super. It has Cinelli stem, bars, and saddle, and full NR except for Tipo hubs with Nisi rims.
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Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By Brad L

I bought the bike today and posted it on the C&V...

I bought the bike today and posted it on the C&V page here (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1176152-1960-fiorelli.html#post20987249). I paid $200, so I think I got a fairly good deal.
06-19-19, 11:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By Brad L

1960 Fiorelli

This bike followed me home today. The seller was the second owner, who says the original owner claimed it to be a 1960 model. There seems to be very little info on the early non-Coppi Fiorellis.
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Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By Brad L

I thought that might be the case, especially...

I thought that might be the case, especially since your hands tend to wrap around the outside of the levers. SWMBO is not happy about another bike so I haven't purchased it yet. The owner is holding...
Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By Brad L

I saw the bike today and, though itís a bit...

I saw the bike today and, though itís a bit larger than my size, I was able to take it for a quick spin around the block.

The seller says he bought the bike from the original owner, who dates the...
Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By Brad L

Value and year of vintage Fiorelli

I may purchase this vintage Fiorelli if the price is right, so I need to know an idea of its value before I can bargain. I'd also like to see if someone has an idea of a year of manufacture. My best...
06-04-19, 01:19 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 87,070
Posted By Brad L

They're plastic cages - also by Specialized.

They're plastic cages - also by Specialized.
05-30-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 87,070
Posted By Brad L

This is my 1990 Specialized Sirrus Triple that...

This is my 1990 Specialized Sirrus Triple that I've had since new. I haven't ridden it in probably 20 years....
05-07-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,240
Posted By Brad L

1983 Gitane Interclub (future project) ...

1983 Gitane Interclub (future project)

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04-29-19, 11:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,592
Posted By Brad L

Turkeys. It was just before Thanksgiving, so I...

Turkeys. It was just before Thanksgiving, so I thought they may have been making a run for it.
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04-29-19, 11:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,868
Posted By Brad L

I had the 4 radiation treatments in the second...

I had the 4 radiation treatments in the second week of April and, unfortunately, I have to wait until mid-July to have tests run to see how well it may have worked. In the meantime, I'm back on the...
04-07-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,868
Posted By Brad L

After a discussion with a radiation oncologist at...

After a discussion with a radiation oncologist at M. D. Anderson, I've decided to go the radiation route. The doctor assures me he can kill the tumor with 4 treatments. I had the CT simulation on...
03-31-19, 09:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,571
Posted By Brad L

I came close to hitting one as well many years...

I came close to hitting one as well many years ago. I was waiting to turn right onto a one-way street. Traffic was heavy so I was waiting for a gap and, moments before I could make my jump, a guy...
03-29-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 457,192
Posted By Brad L

Thanks! The sun is finally shining again so it's...

Thanks! The sun is finally shining again so it's getting more use now.
03-25-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 24,426
Views: 2,280,425
Posted By Brad L

Sunday morning I rode 66.6 miles with 1064 feet...

Sunday morning I rode 66.6 miles with 1064 feet of climbing.
Forum: Texas
03-17-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By Brad L

If it hasn't started already, Terry Hershey Park...

If it hasn't started already, Terry Hershey Park is in for quite a change.
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03-13-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,868
Posted By Brad L

I had a pre-surgical chest x-ray on Jan. 22 to...

I had a pre-surgical chest x-ray on Jan. 22 to have surgery on a torn meniscus in my right knee (I pushed too hard on a long, hilly ride). Unfortunately they found a mass which was confirmed a few...
03-10-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 24,426
Views: 2,280,425
Posted By Brad L

I rode with a friend today who's been off the...

I rode with a friend today who's been off the bike a while. We did 30 miles together averaging a touch over 13 mph, but after we got back to the cars, I headed out for another 16 miles to bring my...
03-08-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 959
Posted By Brad L

We've been having those crazy weather swings in...

We've been having those crazy weather swings in Houston as well. However, warmer temps bring in the moisture from the Gulf so we get crappy weather either way. Sunny and clear it's very cold,...
03-07-19, 12:40 AM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 457,192
Posted By Brad L

This has been my regular go-to bike since I built...

This has been my regular go-to bike since I built it in 2001.https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_6774_621e23d804029447d7998c7917a131584f56fb27.jpg

And this is my...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-19, 11:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,200
Posted By Brad L

This, but in a Vietnamese jail:...

This, but in a Vietnamese jail: https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/news/2019/02/15/fort-lauderdale-airport-air-canada-passenger-jokes-bomb-arrested/2880691002/
03-01-19, 10:24 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 64,093
Posted By Brad L

I currently have 95mm Cinelli 1A stem with...

I currently have 95mm Cinelli 1A stem with Cinelli Giro d'Italia bars. Both old logo and 26.0, which is difficult to find. I need somewhere in the 120-130 range but I can't be sure until I get the...
03-01-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 64,093
Posted By Brad L

After a few years of occasionally searching for a...

After a few years of occasionally searching for a good quality vintage Italian bike in my size (52cm bikes are not as common as I'd like), I found this last August near my daughter's high school. The...
02-28-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 64,093
Posted By Brad L

Here's my 1969 Super. ...

Here's my 1969 Super.
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02-28-19, 12:22 AM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 598,802
Posted By Brad L

1983 Gitane Interclub

I picked this up several years back for $10 from a charity resale shop. I have plans for it but just haven't gotten to it yet.
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02-28-19, 12:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,777
Posted By Brad L

It keeps my heart healthy while the rest of my...

It keeps my heart healthy while the rest of my body falls apart around it.
02-27-19, 11:56 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,807
Posted By Brad L

Ever since a friends keys stabbed him during a...

Ever since a friends keys stabbed him during a crash, keys (and other sharp objects) go in the seatbag - not in jersey pockets. Always.
02-27-19, 11:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By Brad L

Why tempt fate? Change the tube.

Why tempt fate? Change the tube.
02-25-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 853
Posted By Brad L

Crash 1 (Oct. 1999) Right clavicle broken into 3...

Crash 1 (Oct. 1999) Right clavicle broken into 3 pieces. I had my front wheel taken out during a Miss&Out on the velodrome. Hard recovery.

Crash 2 (Jul. 2000) Left clavicle fractured. In a double...
02-20-19, 12:11 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,007
Posted By Brad L

1940s Bianchi Folgore with Cambio Corsa.

1940s Bianchi Folgore with Cambio Corsa.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-19, 12:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,029
Posted By Brad L

I assume this means you've never changed a front...

I assume this means you've never changed a front wheel that didn't have lawyer tabs, meaning you had to open the quick release, then unscrew the skewer. I've ground off those tabs on every bike I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-19, 11:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,315
Posted By Brad L

Around 20 years ago I was in a race that finished...

Around 20 years ago I was in a race that finished with two laps of a 13 mile loop out in the country. Being in the last third of the pack, I saw a small-ish dog run directly into the pack ahead of...
02-11-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,664
Posted By Brad L

In a Lifeproof case in my left rear jersey...

In a Lifeproof case in my left rear jersey pocket. You can't read an iPhone screen in the sun so there's no point in a handlebar mount.
02-11-19, 12:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,089
Posted By Brad L

Thanks for this post. I watched most of it and...

Thanks for this post. I watched most of it and it was great to see some of the great champions of the era such as Bartali, Magni, Bobet, and Robic, in the full flight. There was even Coppi as a...
02-10-19, 02:39 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,923
Posted By Brad L

I've been on immunosuppressants for a kidney...

I've been on immunosuppressants for a kidney transplant back in 1998, and because of this, I was unable to get the previous Shingles vaccine since it's a live virus. My first bout with Shingles...
Forum: Foo
02-10-19, 01:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,701
Posted By Brad L

I lost any respect I had for Bicycling magazine...

I lost any respect I had for Bicycling magazine when they published the following sentence in an article on drafting. (I'd post the link but I have too few posts.)

"Ideally, ride in a staggered...
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