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Forum: Touring
07-25-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By mgopack42

No concrete plans as of now... kind of seat of...

No concrete plans as of now... kind of seat of the pants-ing it for now. we live in the central valley, so our home base is 100 miles east of the halfway point between the two. For now, My wife ad I...
Forum: Touring
07-25-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By mgopack42

Interesting about the rims, I never knew that...

Interesting about the rims, I never knew that rule. I went and measured them , and they are exactly 20 mm in depth. You are right about the brake levers, and the indexed shifting though. Truth be...
Forum: Touring
07-24-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By mgopack42

Of course, I just didn't hang it off the back,...

Of course, I just didn't hang it off the back, since the bag is empty, and would sag... this was all about looks today!
Forum: Touring
07-24-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4,566
Views: 2,317,284
Posted By mgopack42

Not loaded, but pre-planning for a trip (see Post...

Not loaded, but pre-planning for a trip (see Post (https://www.bikeforums.net/touring/1235353-getting-ready-ride-sf-eroica-ca-fall.html)). I hope I can managed the trip set up this way....
Forum: Touring
07-24-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By mgopack42

Getting ready to ride from SF to Eroica CA this fall

I might be crazy, but I threw in with a bunch of nut jobs on this. All week on the bike. Leaving Monday from Sausalito, and arriving Friday in Cambria. Anyway, We are all riding Eroica worthy...
07-16-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 486
Posted By mgopack42

OK I will guess: Malaga red

OK I will guess: Malaga red
07-15-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 830
Posted By mgopack42

Thanks for all of the feedback! you guys always...

Thanks for all of the feedback! you guys always rock the web!

Update to OP. I was being a little facetious with the TBI part of the comment. I just wanted to get a discussion rolling. Of...
07-11-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 830
Posted By mgopack42

OK, I knew more details were needed, I just...

OK, I knew more details were needed, I just wanted to get this out there. thanks dwmckee for asking.
1) I am a roadie. been riding on various road bikes for over 45 years. I have done Eroica CA 2...
07-11-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 292,867
Posted By mgopack42

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Obligatory picture by the pavement ends sign!...
07-11-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 830
Posted By mgopack42

TBI from washboard roads?

I just got back from my inaugural ride on my new gravel bike. 20 mile total, with about 4 miles of gravel road. (to be fair, the last 5 miles of "paved" road was probably worse than the gravel as...
07-09-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13
Nbd
Views: 481
Posted By mgopack42

I will find out tomorrow before it gets hot out....

I will find out tomorrow before it gets hot out. I was going to buy the small, but the advisor stated Ridley's run "HUGE" and steered me towards the XS. here is my research: Comparison to my road...
07-08-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 13
Nbd
Views: 481
Posted By mgopack42

I agree, it looks awesome!! I could be a total...

I agree, it looks awesome!! I could be a total Fred, what with my beer gut and all!
07-08-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 13
Nbd
Views: 481
Posted By mgopack42

That bike is not set up yet. I dragged it out of...

That bike is not set up yet. I dragged it out of the box, slapped the bars, seat, and wheels on it, and took a picture. it is too hot in the afternoons here to "work" in the garage. seat height is...
07-07-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 13
Nbd
Views: 481
Posted By mgopack42

Yeah, I have always been a sucker for baby blue...

Yeah, I have always been a sucker for baby blue bikes, and the accents are the Belgian flag colors. when I showed a picture to the spousal unit she was MEH, but I think it looks awesome! The amazing...
07-07-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 13
Nbd
Views: 481
Posted By mgopack42

Nbd

Still getting it set up. this is basically right out of the box... will get it on the (gravel) road this weekend! I will get a better picture after it is set up, but for now I will have to live...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 862
Posted By mgopack42

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Here is the Sidi Genius mentioned before. I had a pair of these, and only replaced...
06-22-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By mgopack42

DiabloScott was that a Mockba 80? if so, I had...

DiabloScott was that a Mockba 80? if so, I had the twin of that bike. I bought the frame from a supplier on clearance, and I built it with a mix of NR and SR components back in about 1982 (3?)....
06-16-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 440
Posted By mgopack42

Can we see the Fondriest? My Wife has one,...

Can we see the Fondriest? My Wife has one, nearing &V status (2003) that she has just retired, so I guess you can say she is C&V! Don't see a lot of bikes by Maurizio in the US! about half CF,...
06-15-21, 06:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,663
Posted By mgopack42

Yeah, Small world for sure. I still have Park...

Yeah, Small world for sure. I still have Park cone wrenches with "PATEREK" engraved on them in my tool box. My wife (GF at the time) and I used to borrow Tim's tandem, and go out to dinner at a...
06-14-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By mgopack42

Check this for sale thread: tires...

Check this for sale thread: tires (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1227301-challenge-paris-roubaix-strada-bianca-clincher-tubular.html)

I bought some clinchers (open tubulars)...
06-14-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,663
Posted By mgopack42

curious about where in western WI you worked. I...

curious about where in western WI you worked.
I will tell my boring story too, in case anyone is interested. I started wrenching on my own bikes as young as 13 or 14, always tinkering, adjusting,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 11:51 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 867
Posted By mgopack42

I guess some guys aren't fluent in Emoji-ese!...

I guess some guys aren't fluent in Emoji-ese! (plus I missed that!) Your drawing hit it right on (over?) the head!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 867
Posted By mgopack42

Well Duh... you forgot to use the sarcasm font! ...

Well Duh... you forgot to use the sarcasm font!

:50:GET OFF MY LAWN!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 867
Posted By mgopack42

It has those "Pitbull" pedals... search for a...

It has those "Pitbull" pedals... search for a couple of threads on BF
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,018
Posted By mgopack42

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The wife and I both got this helmet. most comfortable helmet I ever used....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 663
Posted By mgopack42

U.Go.Zooma Hey, sorry for the aspersions cast...

U.Go.Zooma Hey, sorry for the aspersions cast your way!.. welcome to the forum. Not everyone here is as grumpy as me. most people are helpful and friendly here! there is a HUGE wealth of knowledge...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 663
Posted By mgopack42

Has anyone else noticed these random questions...

Has anyone else noticed these random questions from people on the first post? usually specific and vague at the same time, and never get back to the thread. what could scammers or trolls possible...
06-08-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,027
Posted By mgopack42

When I used to commute, I used a cobbled together...

When I used to commute, I used a cobbled together plastic mount for mounting a cygolite hotshot way down low on the seat stay and then the same light on the back of the seatpost (2 lights). For...
06-02-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By mgopack42

Shrevvy do you still have any of the...

Shrevvy do you still have any of the Paris-Roubaix clincher tires? how long have they been "on the shelf".
06-01-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,574
Posted By mgopack42

Probably missing something, or messing up the...

Probably missing something, or messing up the time line, but here is what I got!

No name brand kids 20 inch bike with banana seat and ape hanger bars… probably given away

Sears 3 speed with...
05-28-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,009
Posted By mgopack42

Regardless, it seems like $65 is a steal. I was...

Regardless, it seems like $65 is a steal. I was hoping this would be worth more as i have a couple of these!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,630
Posted By mgopack42

I read somewhere that Ti will assplode on you ! ...

I read somewhere that Ti will assplode on you !

broken Ti thread, gory pictures (https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1230776-enigma-bikes-my-tale-woe.html)
05-27-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By mgopack42

jamesdak I like the original wheels! Rolfs? ...

jamesdak I like the original wheels! Rolfs? Funky wheels for a funky bike!
05-27-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,226
Posted By mgopack42

HTFU... look up the Velominati rule #5.....

HTFU... look up the Velominati rule #5.. basically Harden The F.... Up
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,477
Posted By mgopack42

Wrench Science: yes. I think R&A also carries...

Wrench Science: yes. I think R&A also carries Argon 18 (in Walnut Creek CA). the forks? well I can't say too much for or against them. the reviews said the bike was more comfortable etc., but I guess...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,477
Posted By mgopack42

Yeah, the cock pit is nice, and was not really a...

Yeah, the cock pit is nice, and was not really a must have for me.... but I wanted it if I could get it. Just dont try to pack your bike for air travel, it was a nightmare. I got it packed, but it...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,477
Posted By mgopack42

I bought a Argon 18 Krypton Pro last summer. In...

I bought a Argon 18 Krypton Pro last summer. In size small, it was around 17 lbs. all carbon, hidden cables, decent HED wheels. takes up to 32 mm tires and has ultegra DI2. Last summer it was about...
05-26-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,807
Posted By mgopack42

Here is my Masi 3 Volumetrica, bought from a...

Here is my Masi 3 Volumetrica, bought from a forum member in Dec of 2019....
05-07-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,887
Posted By mgopack42

AVERAGE settlement in CA is a ridiculously large...

AVERAGE settlement in CA is a ridiculously large number (Google that if you are interested). If I get 2/3 (lawyer gets 1/3)
of 1/2 of that number, it is almost worth it
05-07-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,887
Posted By mgopack42

In my experience, most dogs chasing cyclists are...

In my experience, most dogs chasing cyclists are just playing. Most times, not always, you see them wagging their tail and barking playfully as they pace you. The only real worry from these is that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-21, 05:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By mgopack42

My wife's go to shorts are these: sugoi shortie...

My wife's go to shorts are these: sugoi shortie (https://us-store.sugoi.com/collections/womens-bike-shorts-bibs/products/u382010f-womens-evolution-shortie) She prefers short leg, since she is only...
04-16-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,443
Posted By mgopack42

Next time you are in the Bay area, you can drive...

Next time you are in the Bay area, you can drive up to Sacramento, and check out the American River trail. It can get pretty busy with pedestrians at time and in sections though. If people fallow the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,864
Posted By mgopack42

Yeah, I will second that! Smart trainers are the...

Yeah, I will second that! Smart trainers are the SHIZ! (unless you are doing structured training, then the hills are ignored for the purposes of Zwift.)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,357
Posted By mgopack42

Where in NorCal are you heading? the location...

Where in NorCal are you heading? the location will dictate the availability of bikes to rent or borrow. It will also mater what kind of riding you are planning/expecting to do. If you are near a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,357
Posted By mgopack42

I have flown twice with my bike in a B&W...

I have flown twice with my bike in a B&W International Bike Box. (bike case). B&W Bik box...
04-13-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Posted By mgopack42

I think I bought this in February. so far I used...

I think I bought this in February. so far I used it for about 10 hours, with no major trauma or growing pains.
04-07-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 434
Views: 53,793
Posted By mgopack42

Well then, I will be there, since I was raised to...

Well then, I will be there, since I was raised to follow the rules. I will be the guy on the Masi 3V! see you all then.
04-07-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 434
Views: 53,793
Posted By mgopack42

Hey guys, quick question, do folks use classic...

Hey guys, quick question, do folks use classic pedals, or everyday clipless pedals for this ride? I tend to use my PowerTap pedals unless prohibited by rule! I am planning on being in LA that...
04-06-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 11,198
Posted By mgopack42

Loyd I have seen all sorts of bikes,...

Loyd I have seen all sorts of bikes, Schwinn(USA), Zeus (Spain), Cilo or Mondia (Swiss), Concorde or Gazelle (Netherlands or Belgium), All sorts of Japanese bikes, as well as Italian bikes. Also, the...
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