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Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9,426
Views: 123,982
Posted By seypat

I'd start with one of these first if the Rona...

I'd start with one of these first if the Rona ever gets under control. Lots of tough climbing rides in the western part of the state also. The RABA Heart Of VA ride is this weekend in Ashland. It's a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 883
Posted By seypat

Fizik got expensive, so I looked for something...

Fizik got expensive, so I looked for something else. Found some of Shimano's brand "Pro" on the Azon. Good stuff.

https://www.pro-bikegear.com/us/
09-15-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 51,069
Posted By seypat

I think the main reason I ride vintage steel...

I think the main reason I ride vintage steel bikes is because they let me experience cycling on my own terms. That can mean a lot of different things. One thing is that i'm just out riding a bike....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 05:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 285
Posted By seypat

Another option would be a bottle/bottle cage...

Another option would be a bottle/bottle cage behind the saddle. The tool kit/bag would then go in one of the frame bottle cages.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 19,004
Posted By seypat

We have pounds/ounces and kilos/grams. What is...

We have pounds/ounces and kilos/grams. What is the subweight of stone. Would that be pebbles? :foo:
09-10-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,287
Posted By seypat

No.

No.
09-10-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,604
Posted By seypat

Ask and you shall receive. ...

Ask and you shall receive.

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09-10-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,604
Posted By seypat

Yep. I'd like to know if any of the lavender 86's...

Yep. I'd like to know if any of the lavender 86's ever made it to the States. I've never even seen a photo of one. Only the one in the catalog.
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By seypat

Are you going to have to lock it up? Seems like...

Are you going to have to lock it up? Seems like too nice a bike for a commuter. Your money, though.
09-10-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,604
Posted By seypat

As found. ...

As found.

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09-10-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 672
Posted By seypat

For reference, the serial # on this one is...

For reference, the serial # on this one is M3M73931. Might be an 84. I pulled the seatpost. It's a 27.0. The bike was bought from the original owner who bought it new while going to Cal Berkley. The...
09-09-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 672
Posted By seypat

Maybe the head tube was painted by a previous...

Maybe the head tube was painted by a previous owner to match? Here's my SR Semi for reference.
...
09-09-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,812
Posted By seypat

It might be the color also. That's really...

It might be the color also. That's really important, maybe.
09-09-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 672
Posted By seypat

Looks like a racier version of my 83 SR Semi Pro....

Looks like a racier version of my 83 SR Semi Pro. No fork/DO eyelets. Shifter bosses. I'm guessing a SR Professional or Maxima. The serial # format matches the one on my bike.
09-08-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,161
Posted By seypat

Is it winter already? It's still hot where I live.

Is it winter already? It's still hot where I live.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,590
Posted By seypat

More shifting. I've never figured out people's...

More shifting. I've never figured out people's fascination with more shifting. Some would rather shift the back 5-10 times instead of shifting the front once or twice.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,590
Posted By seypat

If you're a $hitty climber like me, you have a...

If you're a $hitty climber like me, you have a triple......... and a large cluster in back. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,590
Posted By seypat

Ahh, the appeal of the triple. You get to keep...

Ahh, the appeal of the triple. You get to keep your standard chainrings, and have a granny as well.
09-07-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,443
Posted By seypat

I appears I've walked into a men's bathroom. ...

I appears I've walked into a men's bathroom.
:fight:
09-07-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,486
Posted By seypat

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

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Max Rockatansky"s bike. The last year of the Centurion Turbos. Proud to...
09-05-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,005
Posted By seypat

You can't mount it with a thick rubber band thing...

You can't mount it with a thick rubber band thing like most front/tail lights use?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,464
Posted By seypat

Any chance electronic will go the yearly...

Any chance electronic will go the yearly subscription route in the future?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By seypat

I get a pai of active sunglasses when I get a new...

I get a pai of active sunglasses when I get a new pair of glasses. Not cycling specific. I wear them for all outdoor activities.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By seypat

Finally, we get a topic on BF that's not getting...

Finally, we get a topic on BF that's not getting any discussion.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,473
Posted By seypat

Lots of them, all C&V. Once you get your sizing...

Lots of them, all C&V. Once you get your sizing down, it's not difficult.
09-03-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9,902
Views: 1,104,250
Posted By seypat

Lord VoldeTunes is still doing good deeds for...

Lord VoldeTunes is still doing good deeds for riders in need. His generosity is unsurpassed.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,473
Posted By seypat

Your prep really depends on the course and...

Your prep really depends on the course and conditions. These are 2 that I have done this year. They couldn't be more different and require different prep. The first one is a very difficult route for...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,473
Posted By seypat

You need to learn how to do that stuff yourself....

You need to learn how to do that stuff yourself. There will be SAG help, but don't depend on it. A century I was on this past weekend, there was someone that needed a pump in the first 2 miles. As...
09-03-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 9,902
Views: 1,104,250
Posted By seypat

The Metric looked like a good route. Same...

The Metric looked like a good route. Same directional loop as the 100, but a shorter distance. You'd still get the essence of the full ride.
09-02-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 717
Posted By seypat

A 5 with $ in front of it? Sweet! This clip fits...

A 5 with $ in front of it? Sweet! This clip fits the thread then.

https://youtu.be/lZzai6at_xA
09-02-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,849
Posted By seypat

Does the group the OP rides with include some...

Does the group the OP rides with include some fighter pilots with nicknames like Iceman and Goose? Maybe a guy named Maverick? Just wondering.
09-01-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9,902
Views: 1,104,250
Posted By seypat

I gave my bike one 2 mile test ride then shipped...

I gave my bike one 2 mile test ride then shipped it. Pulled it out, put the stem and seatpost in and it was good to go. No adjustments needed. It was flawless. The Microshift brifters work well also....
09-01-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9,902
Views: 1,104,250
Posted By seypat

I think there were 4 Centurions there. Mine,...

I think there were 4 Centurions there.

Mine, the Road Warrior:
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A...
09-01-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9,902
Views: 1,104,250
Posted By seypat

Ok. Back from the HNH with the report: My...

Ok. Back from the HNH with the report:

My father had a medical procedure the week before so I ended up having to go to Abilene first before heading to WF. Put 520 miles on my rental car in 4 days....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,464
Posted By seypat

The void would be 12 speed mechanical.

The void would be 12 speed mechanical.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,464
Posted By seypat

A patent is what got Shimano past Suntour in the...

A patent is what got Shimano past Suntour in the first place. They patented their Celeron pulley/jockey wheel and Suntour couldn't make anything close to it. That's why Shimano's indexed system...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,464
Posted By seypat

That was my mistake, then. I didn't watch the...

That was my mistake, then. I didn't watch the video close enough. I thought the 54/40 was the only option. A person can get by on those if he rides the small sprockets/small ring and the big...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,464
Posted By seypat

I used some R9s for the first time this past...

I used some R9s for the first time this past weekend on a century. They work good. Easy to set up. Took 1 two mile shakedown ride, then shipped the bike to it's destination. Pulled it out of the box....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,464
Posted By seypat

What's old is new again. What happened to the...

What's old is new again. What happened to the compact? Sure seems to be some big rings on the front for the average Joe. How're they going to get up the hills on a 54/40 11-28? I've been saying it...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,464
Posted By seypat

Great opportunity for Microshift. There's a void...

Great opportunity for Microshift. There's a void waiting to be filled.
08-30-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 779
Posted By seypat

Reflecting on my experience, I think the key is...

Reflecting on my experience, I think the key is packing the bike yourself. There are videos online of how to do it. Don't leave it up to someone else or you could be disappointed.
08-30-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 779
Posted By seypat

I thought so. Packed it back up yesterday...

I thought so. Packed it back up yesterday morning. It's being dropped off today for the return service. I'd give Shipbikes.com a 5 out of 5.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,319
Posted By seypat

It's dangerous because it could lead to the half...

It's dangerous because it could lead to the half wheeler getting the Cinzano treatment.
08-26-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,808
Posted By seypat

That would not be the location for me. I give...

That would not be the location for me. I give blood/platelets every 2-3 weeks. My elbow creases see lots of needle action.
08-26-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,808
Posted By seypat

I don't have any. The only one I'd consider would...

I don't have any. The only one I'd consider would be a likeness of Herve Villechaize. That would be getting into fantasy territory, though.
08-26-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 63,956
Views: 9,849,981
Posted By seypat

I think the front end is damaged.

I think the front end is damaged.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 501
Posted By seypat

Something that bolts on like the SideRide above...

Something that bolts on like the SideRide above but has a hitch receiver sitting above the bed. Plug in a hitch carrier as needed. The receiver would face inward and the hitch carrier would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,796
Posted By seypat

They make fine boots. Highly recommended by Jack...

They make fine boots. Highly recommended by Jack Colton and Joan Wilder.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-21, 07:07 AM
08-26-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 779
Posted By seypat

I shipped one on Thursday/Friday last week from...

I shipped one on Thursday/Friday last week from VA to Texas. It arrived on Monday. I'll pick it up tomorrow. I put everything in there for the ride. 48lbs of bike stuff. $81 and some change via...
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