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11-28-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 169
Posted By BTinNYC

This isn't a triathlon app! :) ...

This isn't a triathlon app! :)
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11-28-22, 06:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 916
Posted By BTinNYC

Hybrid, schmybrid, whatever you want to call it,...

Hybrid, schmybrid, whatever you want to call it, the bike for the Mrs is not out there (or I haven't found it) and all the new bikes I've seen so far require changes upon purchase.

Requirements...
11-28-22, 04:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 169
Posted By BTinNYC

Thats better.

Thats better.
11-27-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 169
Posted By BTinNYC

I used them a couple of times. My thoughts on...

I used them a couple of times.
My thoughts on your recent experience; your heartrate threshold and power thresholds are not aligned. Have you done an FTP test recently? If so, then maybe reduce...
11-27-22, 04:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 162
Posted By BTinNYC

Works on my seatstay just fine.

Works on my seatstay just fine.
11-26-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5,657
Views: 632,291
Posted By BTinNYC

I do not. It is an oil based enamel, if that's...

I do not. It is an oil based enamel, if that's any help. It really flows nicely into chipped areas and then levels a bit.
Another Brent
11-26-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5,657
Views: 632,291
Posted By BTinNYC

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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11-26-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 17,203
Views: 1,218,708
Posted By BTinNYC

Week 1 thoughts. The TrainingPeaks plan I...

Week 1 thoughts.
The TrainingPeaks plan I picked seems to be On The Money. The workouts so far have been doable, but really suck at the end. Today was Aerobic Endurance, 170 minutes at z2...and the...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-26-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By BTinNYC

I would use a sponge, cold water and dawn on the...

I would use a sponge, cold water and dawn on the decals. Maybe a paper towel as an abrasive, maybe not. Polish around them.
I use auto rubbing compound on the paint.
11-25-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5,657
Views: 632,291
Posted By BTinNYC

Polished with rubbing compound and touched up...

Polished with rubbing compound and touched up with white pinstriping paint. I'll get after the fork tomorrow, then I'm a waxing away from assembly. ...
11-25-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 588
Posted By BTinNYC

Where does Labdoor list the bioavalibility test...

Where does Labdoor list the bioavalibility test results of multivitamins?
11-24-22, 06:29 AM
Replies: 17,203
Views: 1,218,708
Posted By BTinNYC

My 6 month Fondo plan kicked off with a FTP test...

My 6 month Fondo plan kicked off with a FTP test on Monday because of course it did. B-b-but I just did one 4 days prior, when I was deciding on the GFNY! 😓 I guess loving The Test is step one. 😉
...
11-24-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 400
Posted By BTinNYC

Wheelset?! This is no time for humility, what...

Wheelset?!
This is no time for humility, what wheels are you going with?

Fenders and rain; a pox on both their houses.
11-23-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 400
Posted By BTinNYC

Cheers on the sweet frame. My favorite...

Cheers on the sweet frame. My favorite pinstriping.
28 mm tires fit?
11-23-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,963
Posted By BTinNYC

A dozen years later and thank you. I just...

A dozen years later and thank you.
I just fixed the slightly out of round seatpost on, what else, a Peugeot. I wrapped the bender post in 400 grit sandpaper to get a close fit, and the end of the...
11-23-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,262
Posted By BTinNYC

+1 on the $120 estimate for a good home paint...

+1 on the $120 estimate for a good home paint job, and none of these paints work well outside of their temp and humidity zones.

Abrasives and cleaners, Bondo, 2K primer, 2K clear coat, two cans of...
11-23-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By BTinNYC

Agree that its probably rust stain from the bars....

Agree that its probably rust stain from the bars. I like to start with the least aggressive methods to avoid scratching though the surface , so I'd give it a stong wash with detergent, then hit it...
11-22-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,763
Posted By BTinNYC

I left comments in both the WaPo and the Times...

I left comments in both the WaPo and the Times asking for better reporting.

At this point no one knows;
the condition of the bike,
was the crash on the road or gravel, and
what is Jack's...
11-22-22, 06:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 632
Posted By BTinNYC

Super! The bottle cage is excellent, if it's...

Super!
The bottle cage is excellent, if it's modern, where did you get it?
11-22-22, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By BTinNYC

I saw the same model at Target and had similar...

I saw the same model at Target and had similar thoughts. Not too shabby.
11-22-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 588
Posted By BTinNYC

Bob, I switched out the beet powder and now use...

Bob,
I switched out the beet powder and now use canned beets. A third of a can into the smoothie.
11-20-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 17,203
Views: 1,218,708
Posted By BTinNYC

I'd like to join the gang. Sharing my training...

I'd like to join the gang. Sharing my training work in the Fifty and Over section is the wrong place.

After a year back on the bike, I feel like I have a base. Now I'm training for my first...
11-20-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By BTinNYC

If you tried an 11sp chain with a few thousand...

If you tried an 11sp chain with a few thousand miles, I wonder if it would be as stiff.
11-20-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,030
Posted By BTinNYC

Just deleted a long serious post on the state of...

Just deleted a long serious post on the state of today's China.

In summary, I think I'll get the black one.
11-20-22, 05:58 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,763
Posted By BTinNYC

I'm glad Smith partakes in cycling.

I'm glad Smith partakes in cycling.
11-19-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 26,465
Views: 2,864,728
Posted By BTinNYC

More good photos! We have ginkos all over NYC...

More good photos!
We have ginkos all over NYC as they thrive in cities and seem to enjoy a bit of air pollution. These ancient trees fed dinosaurs, but I didn't know the ginko seed was edible for...
11-18-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 755
Posted By BTinNYC

I rode about 2K miles in north Queens this year,...

I rode about 2K miles in north Queens this year, and the group of drivers I see as most aware and communicative with cyclists are the MTA bus drivers. Yeah, I'm surprised too.
11-18-22, 05:49 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,448
Posted By BTinNYC

Best looking 914 ever. I'm sure it scoots too.

Best looking 914 ever. I'm sure it scoots too.
11-17-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,690
Posted By BTinNYC

Thanks, I'm starting from zero so still on the...

Thanks, I'm starting from zero so still on the elbow of the improvement curve. So far this year each 4 week block (3 of them) has given me about a 5% increase. For those blocks I took the FTP on a...
11-17-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,690
Posted By BTinNYC

FTP test this AM and it's up to 212 from 191 in...

FTP test this AM and it's up to 212 from 191 in the late summer. Zwift FTP Test (shorter).
It's all in for the next 6 months, I signed up for the GFNY on May 21.
Not going gentle into that good...
11-17-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By BTinNYC

Aha. Straight walls with internal width at 20mm. ...

Aha. Straight walls with internal width at 20mm.
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11-16-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By BTinNYC

Thanks gents. scarlson , your vintage is...

Thanks gents.
scarlson , your vintage is really old! Shiny stuff to go with those rims on a 70's era boulevardier. ...
11-16-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By BTinNYC

Old Araya rims, touring?

I like look of these, with the big central bump (aero!) and eyeballs for eyelets, are they a touring rim? 36 hole....
11-16-22, 06:18 AM
Replies: 26,465
Views: 2,864,728
Posted By BTinNYC

Three Little Sisters loop in Watopia. ...

Three Little Sisters loop in Watopia.
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11-16-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 26,465
Views: 2,864,728
Posted By BTinNYC

Everything is fixable, glad you're OK!

Everything is fixable, glad you're OK!
11-16-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,929
Posted By BTinNYC

At the urging of my riding mentor I signed up for...

At the urging of my riding mentor I signed up for the Gran Fondo NY with it's 8300 feet of elevation. 6000 feet more than my biggest climbing ride, so no excuses for the next 6 months. Woot!
11-15-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,513
Posted By BTinNYC

Cool. I'm in an old fashioned neighborhood;...

Cool.
I'm in an old fashioned neighborhood; single family houses and a Main St with an Ace Hardware. Not in glittery Manhattan or supercool Brooklyn. 😉
11-15-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 805
Posted By BTinNYC

Teach that bike who's boss and put it on a...

Teach that bike who's boss and put it on a trainer.
11-15-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,513
Posted By BTinNYC

I'd like replace the plastic tubing on mine, it's...

I'd like replace the plastic tubing on mine, it's gross. Any ideas on a source?
11-13-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,548
Posted By BTinNYC

Nice night with the better half (much) playing...

Nice night with the better half (much) playing singles I pulled out this 12" 45 rpm hot mixed version from a hunnert years ago. Pretty sure I bought it at 99 Records on Mcdougal. Killer....
11-13-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 546
Posted By BTinNYC

Congrats on on the Peugeot! One of the great...

Congrats on on the Peugeot! One of the great iconic 10 speeds. I know they spun my hat around 50 years ago and still do.
I left the 6 mm on my truck bed-rail and drove off.
11-12-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By BTinNYC

PM sent

PM sent
11-12-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By BTinNYC

Such a tease!! And since I'm in the mood,...

Such a tease!!
And since I'm in the mood, Mortician's Bier sounds like a new IPA.
11-11-22, 05:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,513
Posted By BTinNYC

Darn it, my sweeping generalization didn't make...

Darn it, my sweeping generalization didn't make it through the day! Nice car and well done.
11-10-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By BTinNYC

A nice bit of metalsmithing. Chapeau!

A nice bit of metalsmithing.
Chapeau!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 586
Posted By BTinNYC

My 2022 Endurace does not have mounts for...

My 2022 Endurace does not have mounts for mudguards/fenders.
11-10-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,513
Posted By BTinNYC

In the vintage things game, if you want to make...

In the vintage things game, if you want to make money, you do it on the buy.

Paying market rate for high quality, high condition is part of collecting. To make money at this, you have to buy at...
11-10-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,578
Posted By BTinNYC

Great paint scheme! Custom? (gotta be)

Great paint scheme! Custom? (gotta be)
11-10-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By BTinNYC

Drilling the cable's through hole will...

Drilling the cable's through hole will interesting. I'd file a flat spot on the bolt to start the drilling.

Good excuse to buy a milling machine! 😉
11-10-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,388
Posted By BTinNYC

swoon /swo͞on/ verb be emotionally...

swoon
/swo͞on/
verb

be emotionally affected by someone or something that one admires; become ecstatic.
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