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10-21-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By RobbieTunes

I had one, too, just like Doc's. Begged for...

I had one, too, just like Doc's. Begged for Rev-X wheels, and rode great.
10-21-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By RobbieTunes

Long considered one of the most beautiful bikes...

Long considered one of the most beautiful bikes I've seen in person.
10-21-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,966
Posted By RobbieTunes

Thank God it's the wrong color.

Thank God it's the wrong color.
10-21-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 72
Posted By RobbieTunes

Kind of a buzzkill, but he's right. :cry: On...

Kind of a buzzkill, but he's right. :cry:
On the other hand, a genuine reason for another bike. :thumb:
10-21-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,064
Posted By RobbieTunes

And, we have the benefit of knowing how they'd...

And, we have the benefit of knowing how they'd last, year after year, because, well, year after year is here.
(How's that for mixed descriptives?)
10-21-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,064
Posted By RobbieTunes

I'm all for nostalgia, if only I could remember. ...

I'm all for nostalgia, if only I could remember. See you at the Hilly Hundred!
10-21-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7,480
Views: 663,938
Posted By RobbieTunes

Only 250 pages on my PC. Maybe my screen is...

Only 250 pages on my PC. Maybe my screen is bigger than yours. Size matters?

So, all I'm doing is pics. Not.

1984 Comp TA, now with all Superbe Pro.
1984 Turbo (road model). Pending build....
10-21-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 815
Posted By RobbieTunes

Advice I can use.:innocent:

Advice I can use.:innocent:
10-21-19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 815
Posted By RobbieTunes

That's what friends are for.

That's what friends are for.
10-21-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 815
Posted By RobbieTunes

I wonder if PVC's cause a miscount? ...

I wonder if PVC's cause a miscount?

12-15,000 miles a year? I don't like you, either. :twitchy:
10-21-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 815
Posted By RobbieTunes

NOW I know how that happens. And I though it...

NOW I know how that happens. And I though it would just make me go blind.
10-21-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7,480
Views: 663,938
Posted By RobbieTunes

No idea. I sure did carry a lot of milk pails...

No idea.
I sure did carry a lot of milk pails from the barn to the bulk tank.
Dad would not spring for a Stepsaver, so we carried the 5-gal buckets to the tank, 47 cows, 2x a day.

I entered...
10-21-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 815
Posted By RobbieTunes

Maybe I'll get the wireless suppository model. ...

Maybe I'll get the wireless suppository model. Sounds kinda fun.
10-21-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 815
Posted By RobbieTunes

Almost never. Climbing stairs, sometimes, as my...

Almost never. Climbing stairs, sometimes, as my body adjusts to the legs' demands.
10-21-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 815
Posted By RobbieTunes

Cool. In treadmill testing for VO2 max, I ran...

Cool.
In treadmill testing for VO2 max, I ran 218 to 220 for 15 minutes, just trying to beat the guy before me.
Later that same year I had a heart attack after a 4:28 opening mile in a 5K. You...
10-21-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,980
Posted By RobbieTunes

It was Grady. However, I've had my Pedal...

It was Grady.

However, I've had my Pedal room bikes offered for sale on eBay and CL. Not by me. I always wondered how that went.

Years ago, I bought an Ironman from Las Vegas, never sent,...
10-21-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 701
Posted By RobbieTunes

Ardennes wheels on that thing. I love it.

Ardennes wheels on that thing. I love it.
10-21-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7,480
Views: 663,938
Posted By RobbieTunes

That was one of the first things I noticed, too.

That was one of the first things I noticed, too.
10-21-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 815
Posted By RobbieTunes

Something cheap, as all I want is a 2nd readout...

Something cheap, as all I want is a 2nd readout on an accurate HR.

People tell me I'm a goner, given my HR.
This while on a 57 mile bike ride, where I'm climbing well and feeling just fine...
10-21-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 815
Posted By RobbieTunes

C&V Heart Rates....

Do you "listen?"
How strict are you about the limits?
Is the "220 less your age" a real solid parameter?
Should I write a will?

Of course, mine increases when I see a certain someone, or if...
10-21-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 914
Posted By RobbieTunes

@speedevil mounted one on an older (stunning)...

@speedevil mounted one on an older (stunning) Masi. Works well.


Yep. They are not happy with a lot of chain tension. For example, my DA7700GS RD ("medium cage") was not a real fan of climbing...
10-21-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 701
Posted By RobbieTunes

A shame it still had to be locked up.

A shame it still had to be locked up.
10-21-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 701
Posted By RobbieTunes

So cool. Necessity is the mother.

So cool. Necessity is the mother.
10-21-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7,480
Views: 663,938
Posted By RobbieTunes

Now, you're inspiring me, but no way in hell I'm...

Now, you're inspiring me, but no way in hell I'm doing another marathon. 12 is an even dozen. I'm no baker.
Here you go. I was 19. I'd never been over 12 miles before. 2:36:08. Pain was the...
10-21-19, 07:55 AM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

It was an actual model offered by Cannondale.

It was an actual model offered by Cannondale.
10-21-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By RobbieTunes

Long-time debate (putting it nicely), filled with...

Long-time debate (putting it nicely), filled with opinions.
There are people on this forum that like to set their own rules for "vintage" re: age.
There are people on this forum that just look at...
10-20-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By RobbieTunes

I take my stuff to Brazen Dropouts swap meet, and...

I take my stuff to Brazen Dropouts swap meet, and some of the leftovers go to that bike club (kids). Last year, they got my too-small helmets, among other things.
10-20-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 914
Posted By RobbieTunes

The Roadlink adds 25mm clearance. It is simple...

The Roadlink adds 25mm clearance. It is simple and easy to install.

Pro's: seems to work with everything from 6sp to 11sp (on my stuff, anyway).
Con's: tt can pivot on the RD hanger if not...
10-18-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7,480
Views: 663,938
Posted By RobbieTunes

Still in use on the West coast. He probably...

Still in use on the West coast. He probably ditched the A8 wagon, but it sure looked cool on his roof rack.
10-18-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,124
Posted By RobbieTunes

Not for this one....but you could ask her. I...

Not for this one....but you could ask her.

I think Carrie will find her sweet spot somewhere between this:
https://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=611820&stc=1&d=1570759851

and...
10-18-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 7,480
Views: 663,938
Posted By RobbieTunes

Time to re-show the full montyÖ. ...

Time to re-show the full montyÖ.
https://www.pedalroom.com/p/1987-centurion-dave-scott-ironman-expert-19359_2.jpg
10-18-19, 05:28 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,690
Posted By RobbieTunes

The tubular "experience" ('dude' seems...

The tubular "experience" ('dude' seems appropriate here :lol:) varies widely, and the tubular "inexperience" seems more prevalent.

I was a fan of the look, the ride, but not Tubasti on my khaki. ...
10-18-19, 05:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,980
Posted By RobbieTunes

I've given away bikes, but probably not to...

I've given away bikes, but probably not to thieves. If I was convinced my bike had been stolen and the original owner presented, I'd give it back, as I got it (but less the 10sp or 11sp group!) I'd...
10-17-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,213
Posted By RobbieTunes

I would love to be there. However, a very sweet...

I would love to be there. However, a very sweet lady has a birthday.
10-17-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7,480
Views: 663,938
Posted By RobbieTunes

And I'm definitely coming back. Brazen thing,...

And I'm definitely coming back. Brazen thing, Fer sher. You'd think they'd have brats at that thing.
10-17-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7,480
Views: 663,938
Posted By RobbieTunes

Litigation can be quite the catalyst.

Litigation can be quite the catalyst.
10-17-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,980
Posted By RobbieTunes

I know myself well enough to know I'd do the...

I know myself well enough to know I'd do the wrong thing.
10-16-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,690
Posted By RobbieTunes

I generally only use tubulars on tubular rims.

I generally only use tubulars on tubular rims.
10-16-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,980
Posted By RobbieTunes

If it canít be proven to be stolen, no problem. ...

If it canít be proven to be stolen, no problem. There are more liars posing as victims than culprits.

If it can proven to be stolen, it would generally take a police report. The police report...
10-16-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7,513
Views: 2,029,302
Posted By RobbieTunes

+1 Worth every penny. joejack951

+1
Worth every penny.

joejack951
10-15-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 481
Posted By RobbieTunes

+1, but we know better. Having had a Super...

+1, but we know better.

Having had a Super Corsa and an Equipe, at the same time, in the same stable, I preferred the Equipe. I have a different Super Corsa now, and it's pretty hard not to love...
10-14-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 481
Posted By RobbieTunes

The info is on here somewhere...1985 Cinelli Equipe (Team) Centurion

Built by the Chirico shop in Bussero, Italy, on the outskirts of Milan. Chirico made plenty of Cinelli models under agreement with Cinelli (and later, Columbo). Chirico's son was a framebuilder at...
10-14-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 307
Posted By RobbieTunes

+1 Series 5 & 7, Japan with an on-site...

+1

Series 5 & 7, Japan with an on-site Schwinn rep. Series 2 & 3, Taiwan.

Series 7 is as nice, easily, as the 2 Waterford-made I've had, an 87, 89, and the 1990 I have now.

Lugwork, filing,...
10-11-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By RobbieTunes

Agreed. 2nd in show at Bartali. Part of the...

Agreed.
2nd in show at Bartali.
Part of the famed Opera ride.
Add in Coppi. A bike with a life.
Understated elegance.
Pure Doc
10-11-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,124
Posted By RobbieTunes

Hard Rock. Bag is a New Hampshire thing.

Hard Rock.
Bag is a New Hampshire thing.
10-10-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,124
Posted By RobbieTunes

Some tweaks left to do.

Some tweaks left to do.
10-09-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,124
Posted By RobbieTunes

OP is aware of brifters, tri-bikes, etc. The...

OP is aware of brifters, tri-bikes, etc.
The situation is under control. The bike is nearly done.
10-09-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 762
Posted By RobbieTunes

Thatís what she said.

Thatís what she said.
10-08-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,651
Posted By RobbieTunes

I've had a ton of bikes that start with "F." ...

I've had a ton of bikes that start with "F."

Some before, some after.

Oh, NOT the adjective....
10-08-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 680
Posted By RobbieTunes

Caught me.

Caught me.
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