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10-18-19, 05:38 PM
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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: 3,920
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
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Views: 662,223
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: 123
Views: 8,677
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: 53
Views: 2,463
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: 42
Views: 1,339
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: 7,452
Views: 662,223
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
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Views: 662,223
Posted By RobbieTunes

Litigation can be quite the catalyst.

Litigation can be quite the catalyst.
10-17-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,463
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
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Views: 8,677
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
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Views: 2,463
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: 2,027,884
Posted By RobbieTunes

+1 Worth every penny. joejack951

+1
Worth every penny.

joejack951
10-15-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 465
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: 465
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: 298
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: 401
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: 3,920
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: 3,920
Posted By RobbieTunes

Some tweaks left to do.

Some tweaks left to do.
10-09-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,920
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: 754
Posted By RobbieTunes

Thatís what she said.

Thatís what she said.
10-08-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,631
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: 676
Posted By RobbieTunes

Caught me.

Caught me.
10-08-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 920
Posted By RobbieTunes

Leaving beer alone...for now

Time and again, I've spent time in the days leading up to rides with a beer in my hand. It's how its done.

However, the days of closing down a local bar, then riding, for example, the Dairyland...
10-08-19, 04:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 676
Posted By RobbieTunes

Trying to build up a steel Fiorini. Saved some...

Trying to build up a steel Fiorini. Saved some DA9000 from my carbon Ironman toasted frame.
Found some DA9000 hubs laced to Aeroheads. Even found the BB in my stash.

Needed a cassette. ...
10-07-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,920
Posted By RobbieTunes

Oct 25-27.

Oct 25-27.
10-07-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,677
Posted By RobbieTunes

This. I don't "reach out" for tubulars, but...

This.

I don't "reach out" for tubulars, but they are often a bargain. For example, I have picked up two sets of DA hubs laced to tubular rims for very reasonable prices in the last 6-7 months. ...
10-07-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14,285
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Posted By RobbieTunes

Pushed the new build, Fiorini. Maybe pushed too...

Pushed the new build, Fiorini. Maybe pushed too much with that compact crankset. :twitchy:
10-06-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 376
Posted By RobbieTunes

I had a Schwinn Magnadyne and it rusted out. ...

I had a Schwinn Magnadyne and it rusted out. Must have been the wet clothes I hung on it.

I quit using a trainer because I can't hang as many clothes on it as an exercise bike or treadmill.

...
10-06-19, 10:09 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,677
Posted By RobbieTunes

I never have. If the tape is still sticking...

I never have. If the tape is still sticking well, I re-use it. I'm sure that's not recommended on any label.
10-06-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,154
Posted By RobbieTunes

Put it on whatever you want. An Ironman, for...

Put it on whatever you want. An Ironman, for example.
10-06-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,677
Posted By RobbieTunes

That's not the point of the OP's post. With...

That's not the point of the OP's post. With tape, tubulars are now a different animal. I understand GatorSkins, having had some, but I find them quite sluggish.
10-06-19, 09:12 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,677
Posted By RobbieTunes

They don't (ride like tubulars or flat easily). ...

They don't (ride like tubulars or flat easily).
Not in my experience at all, and not in that of the other people I know who use them.
I'd be interested in knowing how many you've been through.
10-06-19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,677
Posted By RobbieTunes

Never said it was.

Never said it was.
10-06-19, 09:00 PM
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Views: 8,677
Posted By RobbieTunes

I like it.

I like it.
10-06-19, 08:59 PM
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Views: 8,677
Posted By RobbieTunes

Turns black in a very short time.

Turns black in a very short time.
10-06-19, 08:57 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,920
Posted By RobbieTunes

You coming to the Hilly Hundred?

You coming to the Hilly Hundred?
10-06-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,920
Posted By RobbieTunes

I'm not sure how a "ready to ride C&V bike" is...

I'm not sure how a "ready to ride C&V bike" is not figured into this equation. Without selling anything.
1:1 = 1, with the other bike left over.

I know, I know, there's, math, but hey, you can...
10-06-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,920
Posted By RobbieTunes

You have to train on something. The Ironman...

You have to train on something.
The Ironman was the epitome of the "train on your bike, race on your bike" mentality, and it was not aimed at the aerobar/bar end crowd.

It was aimed at real...
10-06-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,677
Posted By RobbieTunes

Basically, that is the Tufo C S33 tire, and any...

Basically, that is the Tufo C S33 tire, and any "CS" by Tufo. Wears like iron, and now in 700 x 24, can approximate a harder 700 x 23 ride.

They will never ride like a Veloflex, but the...
10-06-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,677
Posted By RobbieTunes

Tubulars: tape plus some sealant. Easy enough...

Tubulars: tape plus some sealant. Easy enough to change on the side of the road., no levers.
Tubular clinchers: some sealant. Supremely easy to change anywhere, anytime, no levers.
Tubeless: an...
10-06-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,920
Posted By RobbieTunes

We're getting there. 54cm frame/fork. Tange...

We're getting there.
54cm frame/fork.
Tange Levin CD headset
Pinarello MOST calipers
R525 compact crankset 50/34
6700 BB
5800 RD
5700 FD
1050 brake levers (will be moved a bit)
Nitto B115-38...
10-06-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 754
Posted By RobbieTunes

It was. Now it's in Ohio.

It was. Now it's in Ohio.
10-06-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 922
Posted By RobbieTunes

+1 x 10 to the 7th.

+1 x 10 to the 7th.
10-06-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,135
Posted By RobbieTunes

There are 2 issues with that stem, at least, and...

There are 2 issues with that stem, at least, and I embrace them all (like what I did there?)

1- The need for a short L allen wrench. Try it with a 70mm stem sometime. I did not seek such a...
10-06-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,135
Posted By RobbieTunes

This from a man who harbors the chaos known as...

This from a man who harbors the chaos known as cats.
10-06-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 361
Posted By RobbieTunes

25-28 tires, and yes, I would already have it,...

25-28 tires, and yes, I would already have it, too.
10-06-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 385
Posted By RobbieTunes

Likewise. I had 9sp Sora shifters on an...

Likewise.

I had 9sp Sora shifters on an Ironman once, with the thumb button.. Getting ready for a triathlon, I unwrapped the bars, moved the shifters so I could use them in the drops. This...
10-06-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 754
Posted By RobbieTunes

Jery Lee said it best....

"Goodness Gracious, Great Balls o' Fire!"
10-06-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By RobbieTunes

Interesting.

At one time, my herd included a 1986 DeRosa Professional and a 1987 Merckx Corsa Extra. Both were outfitted with 9sp DA groups (downtube shifters) on A23 hoops.

They fit the same. They rode...
10-06-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2,387
Views: 179,286
Posted By RobbieTunes

Decided to pull DA9000 out of a box and put it on...

Decided to pull DA9000 out of a box and put it on a deserving frame. US-made Fiorini. This is my 2nd try at making this frame work, and I think it will be fine. I installed a Roadlink, but I think...
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