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09-17-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,052
Posted By jamesdak

I'm running a few Gyes saddles, had them for a...

I'm running a few Gyes saddles, had them for a few years now. Just as comfortable as my Brooks but cheaper and with longer rails. I see no reason to avoid them.
09-17-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 503
Posted By jamesdak

Wow, someone is going to get a great bike. I...

Wow, someone is going to get a great bike. I love mine!

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/167931185.jpg
09-16-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,148
Posted By jamesdak

Great read and pics. Thanks to all for sharing. ...

Great read and pics. Thanks to all for sharing. I missed my annual pilgrimage to northern MT and seeing the pics helped ease the pain some. :thumb:
09-16-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By jamesdak

Sweet

Sweet
09-10-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,386
Posted By jamesdak

I'll put this one out there. My favorite because...

I'll put this one out there. My favorite because it's the one I own...right now. at least.

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169180597.jpg
09-10-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,130
Posted By jamesdak

Me too, lovely bike! :love:

Me too, lovely bike! :love:
09-10-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,130
Posted By jamesdak

How about the Paletti: ...

How about the Paletti:

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169339004.jpg


https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169339006.jpg

And then on the other end of the spectrum is my old, beloved Peugeot...
08-30-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,476
Posted By jamesdak

3 Sweet rides by the look of them!

3 Sweet rides by the look of them!
08-30-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,642
Posted By jamesdak

Now show me a video of her doing that on this...

Now show me a video of her doing that on this descent and I will be impressed! :lol:
08-30-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,476
Posted By jamesdak

LOL, not what I'm saying at all. I'm saying I...

LOL, not what I'm saying at all. I'm saying I dont' know anything about these nor how they are valued. I think it's a beauty and if his price if honest I'd certainly consider it. I have to figure...
08-30-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,476
Posted By jamesdak

So what would a Tretubi one be considered? Good...

So what would a Tretubi one be considered? Good buy? There's a nice looking one locally with a mix of Campagnolo/Dura Ace parts but I think the guy is asking 2x what it's worth, maybe. Seems like...
08-30-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,642
Posted By jamesdak

Oh and it's also entertaining to see how these...

Oh and it's also entertaining to see how these simple threads get so spun up. I guess some people take things on here too serious. It's a silly internet forum, not life.

Woo hoo, let the fun...
08-30-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,532
Posted By jamesdak

Yep, this happened to me yesterday about 30 miles...

Yep, this happened to me yesterday about 30 miles into my ride on a 90 degree day. I had just ridden past a side road that was chipsealed within the past week. All of a sudden it felt like I had a...
08-30-19, 06:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,642
Posted By jamesdak

Right, LOL!! :roflmao2:

Right, LOL!! :roflmao2:
08-30-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,642
Posted By jamesdak

Yeah, this! I think anyone who thinks this...

Yeah, this!

I think anyone who thinks this is the fast and "proper" way to descend does not ride the mountains much. Of course I'm not an expert, nor claiming to be, but this guy is not what...
08-29-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,642
Posted By jamesdak

Well....it was entertaining, LOL!

Well....it was entertaining, LOL!
08-29-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,330
Posted By jamesdak

and I'll keep trying until the day I can't turn...

and I'll keep trying until the day I can't turn those pedals anymore. Never let anyone tell you you can't do something, live life! :thumb:
08-28-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,330
Posted By jamesdak

See, and that's what I can't do for sure. :o ...

See, and that's what I can't do for sure. :o

I think my PR for my 20 mile route is just barely over 21 mph and I know for the 25 mile base route it's like 20.5 mph. I just don't have the...
08-28-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,330
Posted By jamesdak

As usual, it's getting testy around here, LOL! ...

As usual, it's getting testy around here, LOL!

So, I've been digging though my Strava records. I do see that the shortest sprint I do regularly and have my 37 mph on is showa a -1 grade over...
08-27-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,330
Posted By jamesdak

Well, totally windy out today but I played some...

Well, totally windy out today but I played some anyway. Only hit 30.9 mph on about a +1 grade with stupid winds in my face. Never really got going and to be honest my legs were still flat from 130...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By jamesdak

I had an 87 Tempo frame I sold recently. Never...

I had an 87 Tempo frame I sold recently. Never got around to building it up. I did ride my 87 Circuit today, a wonderful ride!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By jamesdak

True, it does come down to which model. The OP...

True, it does come down to which model. The OP will have to let us know. Should be a quality bike though.

If I remember correctly Scott bought the Schwinn name and during this period was...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By jamesdak

https://waterfordbikes.com/SchwinnCat/flschwinn_19...

https://waterfordbikes.com/SchwinnCat/flschwinn_1991_2000/index5.html
08-27-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,330
Posted By jamesdak

If I can get some calm winds on this week's...

If I can get some calm winds on this week's afternoon rides I'll throw in some sprints. Pretty dissapointed to only hit 33 mph a couple of weeks ago. If I hit 36 then I'm still believing that good...
08-27-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,330
Posted By jamesdak

BAM!:thumb:

BAM!:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-19, 05:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By jamesdak

It's a very good Reynolds 853 tubes bike made by...

It's a very good Reynolds 853 tubes bike made by Scott who owned the Schwinn name then. Well worth putting a couple of hundred into if needed.
08-26-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,330
Posted By jamesdak

And he can't got 8 mph slower without assistance?...

And he can't got 8 mph slower without assistance? Not buying it, sorry.
08-26-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,330
Posted By jamesdak

You know as I think about the one area I hit my...

You know as I think about the one area I hit my fastest times I do use the downhill before it to get up to around 27mph then hit the sprint zone, stand and get on it. Maybe that's my leadout even...
08-26-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,330
Posted By jamesdak

Yeah, I have a hard time believing there aren't a...

Yeah, I have a hard time believing there aren't a lot of good riders that can go 3 mph faster than me in a sprint. I'm being totally serious.

So I've got lots of recorded sprints in the past ...
08-26-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By jamesdak

You know, there is a winter bike forum here. ...

You know, there is a winter bike forum here. That's the best place to get advice on this kind of stuff.
08-25-19, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By jamesdak

Hmmmm, more folks thinking it's Alain Michel...

Hmmmm, more folks thinking it's Alain Michel built on other sites. I went over closely today and found no identify marks on it anywhere. I did find more of his work that resembles this. Oh, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,079
Posted By jamesdak

They're awesome, nuff said!

They're awesome, nuff said!
08-25-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 131,714
Posted By jamesdak

How about this one. Been searching the internet...

How about this one. Been searching the internet for days now without locating one like it. Did find a few Lecoulant bikes but none built like this.

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169674476.jpg
08-25-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By jamesdak

Here's my mid 80's Orbea Cabestany. Same bike...

Here's my mid 80's Orbea Cabestany. Same bike Pedro Delgado won the Vuelta with in 1985. Mine has slightly different decals. Orbea's home office wasn't able to help with dating it but did say they...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 689
Posted By jamesdak

Sunday - Short, lazy recovery ride from the miles...

Sunday - Short, lazy recovery ride from the miles I did on Saturday. Took out another Giordana today. Only 26 miles today.

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/167846126.jpg
08-25-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By jamesdak

I've got to agree although for me I needed to...

I've got to agree although for me I needed to move the cage to get more space. Anyone with a Y-Foil knows how tight they are in terms of water bottles. I originally had bought a very short one to...
08-25-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,746
Posted By jamesdak

It is a beautiful place isn't it? I'll be there...

It is a beautiful place isn't it? I'll be there for a week again, real shortly. Can't wait!

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/90804353.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 689
Posted By jamesdak

Saturday - Was signed up to do a local Century...

Saturday - Was signed up to do a local Century ride for a charity in a valley about an hour away. Overslept and missed it but at least the charity got my money. Anyway, went out around the house to...
08-24-19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,926
Posted By jamesdak

It's not so much what tubing as what is done with...

It's not so much what tubing as what is done with it.

And you can never have too much Italian steel.
08-24-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,330
Posted By jamesdak

Oh I'm still going for it! :thumb: But you...

Oh I'm still going for it! :thumb:

But you do make me feel better about my performance so far this year. Hitting 33-34 has been hard this year. Two years ago my fastest was 37.4 and I'm nobody....
08-24-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By jamesdak

ID help Lecoulant bike

You probably saw this one here already as it was in the classifieds for a while. You know me, a sucker for the "different" stuff. Anyone some speculation that it may have been Gitane built but so...
08-24-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,330
Posted By jamesdak

BLASPHEMY!!!! :twitchy: :twitchy:

BLASPHEMY!!!! :twitchy: :twitchy:
08-24-19, 06:44 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,330
Posted By jamesdak

Really? Hmmmm....new goal......prove this...

Really? Hmmmm....new goal......prove this wrong. ;)
08-23-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,330
Posted By jamesdak

Well looking at my few (very few, lol) KOM's on...

Well looking at my few (very few, lol) KOM's on strava the fastest max was 37.4 back in 2017. 2018 was a bad year. I've hit 40 on my old Bontrager Node II computer but I don't remember the...
08-23-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,342
Posted By jamesdak

Gotta love a De Rosa, can't wait to see more of...

Gotta love a De Rosa, can't wait to see more of this one. :love:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2,039
Views: 424,116
Posted By jamesdak

Well, I can add these: This was one of Bob...

Well, I can add these:

This was one of Bob Fourney's (3 time RAAM winner) bikes that I picked up several months ago. Supposedly made by Wayne Evans in Denver from Columbus EL-OS. Has a fair...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 553
Posted By jamesdak

Sunday - Was going to be another easy, short ride...

Sunday - Was going to be another easy, short ride today. But somehow I wound up doing 40 miles including 900 ft of climbing. Went about 1/3rd of the way up Powder Mt to get in enough uphill to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 553
Posted By jamesdak

Ugh, that was on my bucket list for last summer...

Ugh, that was on my bucket list for last summer and then I had a wreck the winter before and took too long rehabbing. Just now starting to climb seriously again. Maybe next year....

Congrats...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 553
Posted By jamesdak

Cuts weight! ;)

Cuts weight! ;)
08-18-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,664
Posted By jamesdak

This one is mild compared the Road forums. There...

This one is mild compared the Road forums. There some of those folks eat their young!
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