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seedsbelize2 12-16-21 08:02 PM


Originally Posted by Velo Vol (Post 22342583)

Gag me

Velo Vol 12-16-21 08:04 PM


Originally Posted by Mojo31 (Post 22342588)

#Texas

Velo Vol 12-16-21 08:10 PM


Originally Posted by seedsbelize2 (Post 22342601)
I have been in a foul mood all day and it continues.

We know.

DougRNS 12-16-21 08:27 PM


Originally Posted by Velo Vol (Post 22342583)

I know why you posted that but it reminded me of this song by Amy. It is gorgeous and lifted my spirits. What a happy accident.

DougRNS 12-16-21 08:28 PM


Originally Posted by MoAlpha (Post 22342595)
Broken spirit or enlightenment. Hope life gets better!

Thank you. It will. It always does.

seedsbelize2 12-16-21 08:57 PM

Bah Humbug!

genejockey 12-16-21 08:59 PM


Originally Posted by seedsbelize2 (Post 22342590)
They ride ti

Are they the ones who ride those Litespeeds I see on Craigs List with 2 inches of spacers under the riser stem, so they end up with the bars AT LEAST level with the saddle?

ls01 12-16-21 09:10 PM


Originally Posted by Eric F (Post 22342506)
Well done, sir. A happy wife is a good thing.

In my experience, a happy wife does not guarantee that I am happy. However, an unhappy wife will make damn sure I am also unhappy, right along with her.

Too much of that is why I'm sans wife.

genejockey 12-16-21 09:12 PM


Originally Posted by genejockey (Post 22342666)
Are they the ones who ride those Litespeeds I see on Craigs List with 2 inches of spacers under the riser stem, so they end up with the bars AT LEAST level with the saddle?

Okay, I was trying to be humorous there, but I just looked on Ebay and I swear to god, MOST of the Litespeeds on there have >1" of spacers plus either a 0 degree stem or a riser stem. I saw one Vortex with a Litespeed Ti quill stem which was CLEARLY out beyond Max Height.

What gives?

ls01 12-16-21 09:12 PM


Originally Posted by seedsbelize2 (Post 22342662)
Bah Humbug!

haven't seen him lately

ls01 12-16-21 09:14 PM


Originally Posted by genejockey (Post 22342679)
Okay, I was trying to be humorous there, but I just looked on Ebay and I swear to god, MOST of the Litespeeds on there have >1" of spacers plus either a 0 degree stem or a riser stem. I saw one Vortex with a Litespeed Ti quill stem which was CLEARLY out beyond Max Height.

What gives?

Because they are old and expensive. If you cut the stem it limits who can use it thus limiting who you can sell it to.

Velo Vol 12-16-21 09:18 PM


Originally Posted by ls01 (Post 22342674)
Too much of that is why I'm sans wife.

Are you already up for Friday?

LesterOfPuppets 12-16-21 09:33 PM


Originally Posted by Velo Vol (Post 22341577)
Cold weather has hit the west coast.

LesterOfPuppets must be all bundled up beneath an electric blanket.

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikefor...8086b81c1f.png

I had to scrape the windshield this morning

Velo Vol 12-16-21 09:39 PM


Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets (Post 22342698)
I had to scrape the windshield this morning

Gross.

LesterOfPuppets 12-16-21 09:43 PM


Originally Posted by Velo Vol (Post 22342701)
Gross.

Meh, it was just frost, NBD.

DougRNS 12-16-21 10:02 PM


Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets (Post 22342704)
Meh, it was just frost, NBD.

the Mrs. is in Sun City West visiting her mom. I'll tell her to wave.

genejockey 12-16-21 10:05 PM


Originally Posted by ls01 (Post 22342683)
Because they are old and expensive. If you cut the stem it limits who can use it thus limiting who you can sell it to.

I buy "Because they're old..." if you mean the sellers....

rjones28 12-16-21 10:08 PM


Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets (Post 22342698)
I had to scrape the windshield this morning

I didn't need a jacket today.

Velo Vol 12-16-21 10:15 PM


Originally Posted by rjones28 (Post 22342723)
I didn't need a jacket today.

:bday:

LesterOfPuppets 12-16-21 10:26 PM


Originally Posted by rjones28 (Post 22342723)
I didn't need a jacket today.

​​​​​​I just wore a flannel over my tshirt for windscreen scraping activities.

LAJ 12-16-21 10:36 PM

For some reason, I thought Serrota was the choice of Dentists.

genejockey 12-16-21 10:49 PM

Fulcrums arrived! As soon as I got home, I dragged the box down to the garage and got them installed. I did have to re-set the brake cables, since these rims are decidedly fatter than the old ones. Discovered that my valve stems are too short, so I had a hell of a time pumping up the tires, but I managed. Then, and ONLY then, did I remember that I have a pair of valve extenders, from the very first wheelset that came with the Ritchey 25 years ago - the rims were CXP30s.

SO, the wheels are mounted with tires and cassette, derailleur and brakes adjusted, AND... It's night time. NO ride tonight.

Grrrrrr.

bampilot06 12-17-21 04:02 AM


Originally Posted by genejockey (Post 22342761)
Fulcrums arrived! As soon as I got home, I dragged the box down to the garage and got them installed. I did have to re-set the brake cables, since these rims are decidedly fatter than the old ones. Discovered that my valve stems are too short, so I had a hell of a time pumping up the tires, but I managed. Then, and ONLY then, did I remember that I have a pair of valve extenders, from the very first wheelset that came with the Ritchey 25 years ago - the rims were CXP30s.

SO, the wheels are mounted with tires and cassette, derailleur and brakes adjusted, AND... It's night time. NO ride tonight.

Grrrrrr.


I recently bought valve stem extenders and couldn’t get them to go on. After some research realized they were for tubeless. Does that make a difference?

ls01 12-17-21 04:50 AM


Originally Posted by Velo Vol (Post 22342685)
Are you already up for Friday?

I am always Up for Friday! But no. I was down for Thursdays end.

ls01 12-17-21 04:53 AM


Originally Posted by genejockey (Post 22342722)
I buy "Because they're old..." if you mean the sellers....

no not the seller, the product. Although with the raised stack height I can see where one would assume....


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