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10-21-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 849
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I’m gonna go with probably artifact. I used to...

I’m gonna go with probably artifact. I used to use a Garmin HRM chest strap and the first part of the ride it would read wonky stuff , 220-250 for 10-15 minutes until I suppose I worked up a good...
10-21-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I would have guessed 1990 because I thought ‘89...

I would have guessed 1990 because I thought ‘89 was the first year of the Century (Merckx Century that is) and it was Reynolds 653 that year. Regardless a fantastic bike and IMO with maybe the...
10-18-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Carrera-Podium is a quality builder. I have a...

Carrera-Podium is a quality builder. I have a steel frame from the mid 90’s that is fantastic. My guess is yours is from the late 90’s.

https://carrerabicycle.com/the-brand/

Some info on the...
10-17-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,121
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Very nice frame. Interesting headset. It looks...

Very nice frame. Interesting headset. It looks like it might contain some kind of electronic counter measures device.
10-16-19, 05:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,032
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Lotta fun. They had bacon at one of the stops!...

Lotta fun. They had bacon at one of the stops! Climbs were much harder than I expected and gravel was easier than I expected. I did the 90 mile route. The 120, I hear, had a fairly technical loop...
10-15-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,032
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Also a built in excuse for when the youngsters...

Also a built in excuse for when the youngsters pass you on their fancy rigs. That being said I did pass more than one modern bike on the downhills. Here’s a pic from the ride:
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10-15-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

A pic of the derailleur might help but if it is...

A pic of the derailleur might help but if it is 1996, then the Veloce shifter should be compatible (8 speed). An 8 speed Campagnolo cassette or other 8 speed Campy spaced cluster would be required...
10-15-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,847
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Great pics, thanks for posting! I want to...

Great pics, thanks for posting!

I want to hear the story on the car. I love it!
10-15-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,032
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Ha ha yes I was at "Ciöcc". Heavenly not the word...

Ha ha yes I was at "Ciöcc". Heavenly not the word though. More of an ascetic hair shirt experience I would say.
10-14-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,032
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yeah I was recently reflecting that replace the...

Yeah I was recently reflecting that replace the disc brake with cantis, drop bars with flat and your modern day gravel bike isn’t too far off a 1987 mountain bike. Full circle I guess. The only...
10-14-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 482
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That looks to be a Centurion Cinelli Equipe. Sold...

That looks to be a Centurion Cinelli Equipe. Sold in the US in '84 and '85 I believe. It was sold with Omega cranks and brakes, Campy NR RD and FD.
10-14-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,032
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Spot the retrogrouch bike

Yesterday I rode the Susquehanna Unpaved ride in Lewisburg, PA. This is a fun event with 54,90, 120 mile options on mostly gravel roads in Central PA. I knew that gravel bikes were the big thing now...
10-14-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 52,490
Views: 7,088,857
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

The ol' thoroughbred racehorse relegated to...

The ol' thoroughbred racehorse relegated to pulling the milk wagon.
10-12-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 289
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Zwift is all about power output, so if you’re...

Zwift is all about power output, so if you’re interested in competing against others, then whatever gets you the most power. There is also the game aspect of it, so the more you ride, you get perks...
10-10-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 869
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I would get the bottom bracket shell chased. I...

I would get the bottom bracket shell chased. I had the same problem with a NOS Cinelli Supercorsa. Cartridge BB would bind up when I installed, a problem I’d never run across. After some back and...
10-09-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,185
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I got nervous when I saw your name on the thread...

I got nervous when I saw your name on the thread - I know we ride the same size. If you get it from the rccardr, you know it's gonna be good!
10-08-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

You don’t need 10 threads, just 10 posts so...

You don’t need 10 threads, just 10 posts so welcome and fire away! What’s your favorite color? Favorite bike? Favorite vintage racer? Favorite beer?
10-06-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 762
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Very nice looking bike. You did well! Marker of a...

Very nice looking bike. You did well! Marker of a bike in fantastic shape - frame reflected in the headset!

I'm not sure you can date yours by presence or absence of the Corsa Extra sticker. I...
10-06-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Campagnolo site is a great resource for this type...

Campagnolo site is a great resource for this type of thing. Looks like those plates are what you need.
...
10-04-19, 12:31 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,333
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

1996 Gary Fisher Hoo Koo E Koo from the bike shop...

1996 Gary Fisher Hoo Koo E Koo from the bike shop on M Street in Georgetown (Metropolis?)

The internet definitely makes it easier to buy a used bike (new bike too I guess for that matter).
10-03-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 303
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Campy has been making a lot of stuff in Romania...

Campy has been making a lot of stuff in Romania for several years now. I wouldn’t worry about that. Back when I had a couple of 9 speed Shimano equipped bikes, I would use 9 speed chains (SRAM I...
09-30-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 373
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Indeed we have beat this one pretty well. Makes...

Indeed we have beat this one pretty well. Makes sense. I kind of thought that might be the case when I looked at the diameter of my 600 hub.
09-30-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,140
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I know its not a BF'er yard because the drive...

I know its not a BF'er yard because the drive sides are facing in.
09-30-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 373
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

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A cassette hub will usually have an...
09-29-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 373
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That’s a good score. I’m interested to hear from...

That’s a good score. I’m interested to hear from the Shimano gurus on this one. I would have thought by the time 600 morphed to Ultegra it would have been 100% freehub/cassette.
09-28-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Good info - thanks Ben!

Good info - thanks Ben!
09-28-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,895
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I, too, have been snooping around for a smaller...

I, too, have been snooping around for a smaller Mtb for my son. There’s a Shogun Prairie Breaker 1 on the cheap about a 30 minute drive from me. When I google there are pics of some with double plate...
09-28-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 377
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

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Keep an eye out on your local on line classified....
09-28-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,284
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I think it’s a place to stick the cork if you...

I think it’s a place to stick the cork if you have to make a gear change while drinking from your wine bottle.
09-26-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 572
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

The shifting was fine. You'll notice the red...

The shifting was fine. You'll notice the red jockey wheels and when I unpacked the bike that weekend, Bob Freeman took a 10 second look at the bike and informed me they were the wrong size. Indeed...
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

In this market these days, about $250. Cool bike...

In this market these days, about $250. Cool bike but not valuable to a lot of folks.
09-26-19, 12:24 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,768
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

nomadmax - good summary and thank you. I will...

nomadmax - good summary and thank you. I will add, since we’re talking technique, is stay on the upside of curves in the road on a climb. If the road is banked sharply you find yourself adding as...
09-25-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 926
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Irish pennants sailor. You know what to do.

Irish pennants sailor. You know what to do.
09-24-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 14,304
Views: 1,311,687
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Jarman Gap Rd - slopes of Blue Ridge looking east...
09-24-19, 03:07 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Well, sensory overload. Plus all those bikes were...

Well, sensory overload. Plus all those bikes were effectively saying “hey the eyes are up here buddy”.
Replies: 54
Views: 3,076
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Wow I’m not sure I’d have been able to carry on a...

Wow I’m not sure I’d have been able to carry on a reasonable conversation with the guy after he admitted to that.
09-24-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 555
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Thanks for the pics Gugie. Check out the Rene...

Thanks for the pics Gugie. Check out the Rene Herse in the where’d you ride today thread with the same derailleur.
09-24-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14,304
Views: 1,311,687
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

The same derailleur is featured on the Blondin in...

The same derailleur is featured on the Blondin in Gugie’s recent thread. First time I’d ever seen that, and now here it is twice in a week! Very cool bike and photos.
09-24-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 14,304
Views: 1,311,687
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

You young whippersnapper school kids. Be glad you...

You young whippersnapper school kids. Be glad you didn’t have to walk barefoot!
09-23-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,768
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I have been kind of stubborn in trying to keep my...

I have been kind of stubborn in trying to keep my bikes uniformly equipped, meaning not mixing and matching parts. As I am a confirmed Campyholic, this makes things harder on aging legs. Since I have...
09-22-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Wheel is sold! Thanks!

Wheel is sold! Thanks!
09-22-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

How do you edit title? It’s supposed to be...

How do you edit title? It’s supposed to be “sponsor” Mr Autocorrect.
09-22-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Finally connected sponsor with product yesterday

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Out on the town for some fudge and ice cream. Glad...
09-22-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,214
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I am the local C+V market! I almost never sell my...

I am the local C+V market! I almost never sell my stuff locally, not for trying though.
09-22-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,130
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Lots o’ good BF ‘er meet and rides out West and...

Lots o’ good BF ‘er meet and rides out West and mid West Astonishing the number of nice paved trails around Seattle. We need to get some east side fall color rides going.
09-19-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 366
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Remove the top cap of the stem, loosen the stem...

Remove the top cap of the stem, loosen the stem and slide it off the steerer. Move cable to the other side of the steerer and re-install stem. Viola!

Fan-dang-tasting bike. I love the colors. My...
09-18-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 335
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yeah I was thinking “of pink”

Yeah I was thinking “of pink”
Replies: 24
Views: 920
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I respectfully disagree with the previous post....

I respectfully disagree with the previous post. It’s been on eBay for several months because it’s priced too high. The components on it are more modern, but also mismatched. There aren’t any single...
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I am not an expert in this style of bike but I...

I am not an expert in this style of bike but I don’t think there is much value there. The only TT “funny bikes” that sell for anything appreciable are the well known names, fully, period-correct...
09-17-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Nice bike and also glad you didn’t get killed. I...

Nice bike and also glad you didn’t get killed. I was gonna vote not bent.
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