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07-28-21, 03:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,913
Posted By Lazyass

Any guesses on the year of this one? Looking the...

Any guesses on the year of this one? Looking the style of brake cable stops it appears to be to be a 90's bike with original components. The ebay seller posted no information about it and I'm curious...
07-28-21, 03:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,743
Posted By Lazyass

Wilier Superleggera still on their website. ...

Wilier Superleggera still on their website.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbMC2JdFwdQ
07-28-21, 02:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 272
Posted By Lazyass

I cannot do short rides like that. However, I...

I cannot do short rides like that. However, I live in the country where you can rack up the mileage fast. On some routes I can do a 40 mile ride without coming to a single stoplight, just some stop...
07-28-21, 02:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By Lazyass

That's the perfect shade of blue.

That's the perfect shade of blue.
07-28-21, 02:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 218
Posted By Lazyass

I workout for 30 minutes five times a week at...

I workout for 30 minutes five times a week at home without a weight set. I have a cheap dumbell set that I do different stuff with, many body resistant exercises, especially pushups and I have a...
07-27-21, 02:53 AM
Replies: 62,969
Views: 9,596,618
Posted By Lazyass

Cannondale road bike $200 Listed a day ago in...

Cannondale road bike
$200
Listed a day ago in Raleigh, NC
...
07-27-21, 02:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By Lazyass

I talk smack on Cav for being lucky to make the...

I talk smack on Cav for being lucky to make the time limit on mountain stages but I do acknowledge that he can climb stronger than I could ever dream of. And I'm a decent climber.
07-27-21, 02:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 596
Posted By Lazyass

I was on my motorcycle cruising on a secluded...

I was on my motorcycle cruising on a secluded country road near Glen Rose, TX going 70mph (the speed limit). A deer shot out and actually hit me in the right leg. It even scraped up the right...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 03:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 654
Posted By Lazyass

I like long stems because it puts me more forward...

I like long stems because it puts me more forward over the front tire when I'm out of the saddle climbing and sprinting. But like the OP I do like a shallow 2in saddle/bar drop without a whole mess...
07-26-21, 02:50 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,329
Posted By Lazyass

That got me to thinking. My first job was a paper...

That got me to thinking. My first job was a paper route when I was in the 6th grade in '80. In the 7th grade I started working at the dollar movie theater. I've got a paycheck literally every month...
07-26-21, 02:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By Lazyass

At your weight I would get 32/36 on the front and...

At your weight I would get 32/36 on the front and 36 on the rear. A few extra spokes won't make you any slower. And double butted spokes are stronger and lighter than straight gauge. I only weigh 165...
07-26-21, 02:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 175
Posted By Lazyass

Dia Compe makes 10sp shifters and I assume...

Dia Compe makes 10sp shifters and I assume they're designed to work with Shimano. If it's not perfect you could get a Jetk Shiftmate.

Jtek ShiftMate Gear Shifting Adapter for Shimano Campagnolo...
07-26-21, 02:14 AM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 616,346
Posted By Lazyass

I had a car with very expensive HRE...

I had a car with very expensive HRE non-clearcoated polished aluminum wheels. I was living in New Jersey and the rain there would leave horrific water spots on them. It's very hard water. I used...
07-26-21, 01:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By Lazyass

Panaracer Pasela PT folding bead version. They...

Panaracer Pasela PT folding bead version. They come in 32, 35, 38, whatever. The sidewall is really soft which makes for a smooth ride. The 38 supposedly weighs 450g.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 02:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 881
Posted By Lazyass

I've never had titanium but I've been keeping an...

I've never had titanium but I've been keeping an eye on this '04 on CL. The price has dropped a couple of times. If it goes down below 1K I might not be able to resist.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 02:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,738
Posted By Lazyass

Two days ago I broke a spoke nipple on my 24H...

Two days ago I broke a spoke nipple on my 24H rear wheel and I had to tweak the wheel with my spoke wrench so that I could wobble home without my tire rubbing the chainstay. But now I've put a couple...
07-25-21, 02:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 157
Posted By Lazyass

When I converted my MTB to tubeless the rim tape...

When I converted my MTB to tubeless the rim tape looked like the OP's but wouldn't totally seal, air would leak from the valve stem area. I put an extra wrap of Gorilla tape over it and it's good to...
07-25-21, 02:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By Lazyass

Yes, I rode specifically from Turkey to Dubai...

Yes, I rode specifically from Turkey to Dubai last year. The only time it got hairy was when I was on Highway 1 (highway of death) outside of As Amawah and came across some bad guys but I was...
07-25-21, 02:07 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,818
Posted By Lazyass

In 2000 I bought a new '99 Trans Am and it was my...

In 2000 I bought a new '99 Trans Am and it was my only vehicle. I would put it in the back like above^^^^^^
07-24-21, 02:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 825
Posted By Lazyass

Good thing about triples is you can run a tight...

Good thing about triples is you can run a tight spaced 11-23 or 11-25 and have all the high/low gearing you'll ever need. I personally wouldn't need that big of a range unless I lived in the...
07-24-21, 02:10 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,515
Posted By Lazyass

That's good. I see all these businesses getting...

That's good. I see all these businesses getting killed off and it worries me because I do want to have a another Special one of these days.
07-23-21, 02:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 333
Posted By Lazyass

A couple of years ago I was looking at the...

A couple of years ago I was looking at the Shinola bikes. I read some reviews of their saddle and it's is supposedly better than Brooks. I think people were saying that break in was quicker. They...
07-23-21, 02:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 492
Posted By Lazyass

I wear bib shorts but my winter insulated ones...

I wear bib shorts but my winter insulated ones aren't bibs. I don't want the straps on those because sometimes I'll pull over and take off my baselayer when I warm up and it's quicker.
07-23-21, 02:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,440
Posted By Lazyass

Eh, you could have told him that instead of...

Eh, you could have told him that instead of asking what the point of the topic was. Not everyone knows these things.
07-23-21, 02:04 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,515
Posted By Lazyass

They posted on FB that it was first come first...

They posted on FB that it was first come first serve.
07-22-21, 04:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 426
Posted By Lazyass

Pactimo clothing

Does anyone know how good the quality is with Pactimo stuff? I've decided not to buy Castelli anymore. The prices seem decent and I like the styling. I'm really interested in the quality of their...
07-22-21, 03:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,515
Posted By Lazyass

I feel sorry for Wabi right now because of the...

I feel sorry for Wabi right now because of the shortages, they must be losing serious money. The bikes sell like hotcakes. Last week they had some copper and purple Specials but must have sold out in...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 02:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 658
Posted By Lazyass

I live in the south with brutal humidity and I...

I live in the south with brutal humidity and I wear a Castelli mesh baselayer and I keep my jersey zipped down about halfway. It works as an evaporate air conditioning system that houses in the...
07-22-21, 02:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 877
Posted By Lazyass

Just get a CX bike with canti mounts and run...

Just get a CX bike with canti mounts and run mini-v brakes. There's still a few around. I like them more than discs.
07-22-21, 02:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 481
Posted By Lazyass

27 inch wheels ride smoother than 700c because...

27 inch wheels ride smoother than 700c because they're a larger diameter. That's why on MTB's the 26 died and 29 became the rage. I wish they would make a comeback. I've always thought it would be a...
07-22-21, 02:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By Lazyass

I have 6600 and 6700 hubs which are basically the...

I have 6600 and 6700 hubs which are basically the same and never had a problem. It almost sounds like one of the seal rings isn't flush against the bearings but I don't know how that would be...
07-22-21, 02:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 749
Posted By Lazyass

My Swobo Accomplice came with a 42x18. It's a...

My Swobo Accomplice came with a 42x18. It's a commuting gear. It was my first SS and after a couple of rides I ordered an S300 crankset with a 48T and it's good, my average speed is about the same as...
07-22-21, 02:06 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,440
Posted By Lazyass

The point was basically the OP asking how people...

The point was basically the OP asking how people deal with routing internal cables. He's researching. Not sure why that's a problem.
Forum: Foo
07-22-21, 02:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 600
Posted By Lazyass

It's Biden's mom.

It's Biden's mom.
Forum: Foo
07-21-21, 02:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 600
Posted By Lazyass

I look at the picture of this crew and just...

I look at the picture of this crew and just laugh. They don't look to have any business on a space ship :lol:
...
07-21-21, 02:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,440
Posted By Lazyass

I have a Diamondback Podium and both shifter...

I have a Diamondback Podium and both shifter cables come out under the BB. What I do is bend the last inch or so of the tip of the cables a little less than a 90 degree angle. When I push the cable...
07-21-21, 02:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 257
Posted By Lazyass

32 or 36 double butted spokes. DB is stronger and...

32 or 36 double butted spokes. DB is stronger and lighter than straight gauge, they can bend more before snapping. They ride smoother as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 03:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 307
Posted By Lazyass

Someone should make a golf style visor cap for...

Someone should make a golf style visor cap for cycling. A thin narrow sweatband and short visor that fits under a helmet.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 02:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,738
Posted By Lazyass

I carry a Crank Bros M17 multitool with a chain...

I carry a Crank Bros M17 multitool with a chain breaker. In the last 4 or so years it's twice saved me from being stranded out in the country 10+ miles from home. First time was when I reused a...
07-20-21, 02:38 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,969
Posted By Lazyass

Triple butted tubing for the win. Especially when...

Triple butted tubing for the win. Especially when you can find one for $80.

https://i.postimg.cc/V64HT05q/060-zpsfkgtfbvx.jpg

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07-20-21, 02:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 486
Posted By Lazyass

The All City's are very sharp but they do look...

The All City's are very sharp but they do look pretty porky to me. If I were going to build a nice road frame that wasn't a Wabi I'd probably spend a little extra and order a Gunnar Street Dog. I've...
07-19-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 545
Posted By Lazyass

Because the post and seat tube flex when you're...

Because the post and seat tube flex when you're riding and they have just enough difference in size for the post to tick towards the bottom where the clamping forces don't extend.

I use a cheap 1...
07-19-21, 03:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 522
Posted By Lazyass

This.

This.
07-19-21, 02:51 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,587
Posted By Lazyass

It was obviously newsworthy but the media played...

It was obviously newsworthy but the media played it up a little extra for ratings. As far as I'm concerned Cav isn't even comparable to Sagan. Much less Merckx. I'm not a huge fan of guys who can do...
07-19-21, 02:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 463
Posted By Lazyass

I've been on ebay looking for vintage track bikes...

I've been on ebay looking for vintage track bikes (for the track, not the street) and I've been drooling over this one. Unfortunately it's in France.
...
07-19-21, 02:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 449
Posted By Lazyass

In the 90'so I built a set of wheels and used...

In the 90'so I built a set of wheels and used Militech gun oil since it was all I had and they never went out of true. That's all I've used since.
07-19-21, 02:12 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,452
Posted By Lazyass

A few years ago I wanted to buy a custom stem cap...

A few years ago I wanted to buy a custom stem cap with a message that would motivate me to push it when racing my buddies. When I look down I get a burst of energy and drope the hamer on their asses....
07-19-21, 01:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By Lazyass

With the shortages right now I doubt you could...

With the shortages right now I doubt you could find any model of bike in the world that has 40-50 available to purchase.
07-19-21, 01:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By Lazyass

Might want to triple check. The reason new bikes...

Might want to triple check. The reason new bikes aren't set up as tubeless with sealant from the factory is that the sealant generally has a shelf life of about a year and many bikes will sit in the...
07-18-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By Lazyass

Maybe if I were a newbie but that isn't the case....

Maybe if I were a newbie but that isn't the case. I mean you can say something based on your personal experience that someone else doesn't have, and if they still won't believe you then there's...
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