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11-29-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 157
Posted By himespau

This is what keeps me going in Zwift as well. ...

This is what keeps me going in Zwift as well. Accountability of a team. Races that get me pushing my limits on a regular schedule (back to that being accountable to a team bit). People to interact...
11-29-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By himespau

It is a beaut, and I could probably make it work....

It is a beaut, and I could probably make it work. I just don't have the budget for (or a wife who understands my need for) another bike at the moment. The wife understanding my "need" is why I'm...
Replies: 23
Views: 534
Posted By himespau

Thank you. Looks like my suggestion comes a...

Thank you. Looks like my suggestion comes a month or 2 too late. https://www.copakeauction.com/bicycles-splash/bicycle-catalogs/
11-23-22, 09:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,335
Posted By himespau

If it's a 60 cm frame, am I the only one...

If it's a 60 cm frame, am I the only one wondering if what's left of the tubes could be used to make a 50 cm frame?
11-22-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By himespau

I did google them as well, and, as you suggested,...

I did google them as well, and, as you suggested, just emailed them. Hopefully, they will have a new distibutor.
11-22-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By himespau

Could just be a work computer clearance issue,...

Could just be a work computer clearance issue, but I can't get that link to work on any of my browsers on my work pc. Will try from home.
11-22-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By himespau

Anybody have a current source for Gyes saddles?

Probably the wrong place to post this, but most of the leather saddle users I know of post here, so I thought I'd take a shot.

Years ago, there used to be a webstore (crowcycleco) that sold...
11-22-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 167
Posted By himespau

This is key.

This is key.
11-22-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,957
Posted By himespau

Oh, you didn't get your invitation. Hmmm. Ummm....

Oh, you didn't get your invitation. Hmmm. Ummm. Maybe it got lost in the mail. I mean, What Moderator Hall of Fame?

:beer:
11-21-22, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By himespau

Outdoors, I'm a Selle San Marco Regal rider. I...

Outdoors, I'm a Selle San Marco Regal rider. I was using that indoors, but, on the new bike that just went on the trainer, I am using a Brooks Swallow knockoff by Gyes. It's the most comfortable...
11-21-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,957
Posted By himespau

It's the little thread that could.... :trainwreck:

It's the little thread that could.... :trainwreck:
11-21-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By himespau

It's built in to a computer that's maybe 3 years...

It's built in to a computer that's maybe 3 years old. If it happens again, I might try a new dongle (put on an extender to be near my ANT+ dongle, but Bluetooth has been rock solid for me so far...
11-21-22, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By himespau

I agree with that garage door is unlikely and the...

I agree with that garage door is unlikely and the only solution would be to leave the door open if someone leaves while I'm riding.

I have also thought about going to Kickr for hard wired (or...
11-20-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By himespau

Hear my cries of despair here: ...

Hear my cries of despair here:
https://youtu.be/Nazq1uXe-8c?t=4761
11-20-22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By himespau

Bluetooth interference?

Has anyone heard of a garage door opener remote causing interference that killed a Bluetooth signal? I've never had a BT dropout before in 8 or so months of riding my Elite Direto XRT on Zwift. ...
11-18-22, 06:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By himespau

I hadn't realized that steerer tubes with rifling...

I hadn't realized that steerer tubes with rifling went back so far.
11-18-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 342
Posted By himespau

Good thing you didn't wait any longer looking for...

Good thing you didn't wait any longer looking for another, domestic source.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-17-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,411
Posted By himespau

I don't know. 2 years ago, Treks were hard to...

I don't know. 2 years ago, Treks were hard to come by. :beer: But your point is well taken.
Replies: 23
Views: 534
Posted By himespau

Isn't there a vintage bike auction house...

Isn't there a vintage bike auction house somewhere in NY (or at least an antiques auction house that did periodic auctions of vintage bikes)? Sure, you'd have to give them a big cut, but that might...
11-17-22, 05:38 AM
Replies: 17,204
Views: 1,218,897
Posted By himespau

There are 2 different ways to stop your account...

There are 2 different ways to stop your account so that you can later restart it, and it's kind of confusing and not explained well (that might be on purpose). Pausing it stops it for a set period of...
11-16-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 328
Posted By himespau

Could it be a fork that was originally just...

Could it be a fork that was originally just polished chrome socks (the rest of the chrome under paint) and the paint was removed and the whole thing polished when the frame was repainted?
11-16-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,514
Posted By himespau

That happens too many times (leading to having to...

That happens too many times (leading to having to sell the last few at a severe discount) and you have to start to wonder whether the hit from not being associated with that major brand would be...
11-16-22, 07:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,520
Posted By himespau

I bought several sets from Rootboy back in the...

I bought several sets from Rootboy back in the day. I think only my wife's bike has them mounted currently. When I took it to the shop for something I couldn't figure out a couple years back, all...
11-15-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 342
Posted By himespau

Cool project. Post here when you're done.

Cool project. Post here when you're done.
11-15-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By himespau

Beauty.

Beauty.
11-15-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,514
Posted By himespau

What? Bike manufacturers don't offer super saver...

What? Bike manufacturers don't offer super saver shipping or free prime shipping? And sometimes ship you small dribs and drabs of an order that in total cost more than if they'd shipped you a...
11-15-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 860
Posted By himespau

I never had problems with my Fizik 3 mm bar tape...

I never had problems with my Fizik 3 mm bar tape (microtex bondcush) or white hoods until I rode on them once with brand new gloves (black leather palms) that I had never washed before. So ugly now....
Replies: 15
Views: 430
Posted By himespau

What is going on with the focal plane in that...

What is going on with the focal plane in that first image? For a minute, I thought that the right shifter had been broken off. Had to stare at it for a bit.
11-14-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 221
Posted By himespau

I will concede that, in that location, they call...

I will concede that, in that location, they call it a Neo Bike Smart. Many advertisements that I've seen, simply call it a Tacx Neo Bike smart trainer with the s lower case implying it is a...
11-14-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 221
Posted By himespau

Read the link that you posted. It's a Tacx Neo...

Read the link that you posted. It's a Tacx Neo Bike. That's the kind of smart trainer it is. A Tacx Neo Bike smart trainer. Not a Tacx Neo 2T smart trainer. Not a Tacx Flux smart trainer. At Tacx Neo...
11-14-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By himespau

I use something like this: ...

I use something like this:
https://encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com/shopping?q=tbn:ANd9GcTM-3RWfWosX3kn6m5ZpMBiU3RzgmQZMFKNd-hhdOKbbu-hrZL_NkekT9AEMZjFoqAJqpD8eUOAog&usqp=CAc
Available in a variety of...
11-14-22, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 221
Posted By himespau

Nah, the "Smart" goes with the "Trainer" that...

Nah, the "Smart" goes with the "Trainer" that immediately follows it not the "Bike" that precedes it.

The title on the page you quote is "Tacx Neo Bike, Smart Trainer". I put the comma in to...
11-12-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 860
Posted By himespau

No, I use that stuff as finishing tape and have...

No, I use that stuff as finishing tape and have re-wrapped my bars with the same tape a bunch (new finishing tape every time) without any damage.
11-11-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 860
Posted By himespau

That white silicone tape is a lot cheaper than...

That white silicone tape is a lot cheaper than when I buy it as bicycling-specific finishing tape. Good reminder that I should go to the local hardware store when my roll runs out.
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By himespau

Why are you all working so hard to convince OP...

Why are you all working so hard to convince OP that they should keep a bike that doesn't fit them (and is just my size)? OP, it's not worth anything. If anything, it has a negative value, but, as a...
11-09-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 626
Posted By himespau

I think the answer to the question posed is,...

I think the answer to the question posed is, "yes". I've taken a flyer on a number of poorly listed advertisements in hopes of getting a diamond in the rough deal. Sometimes I do (poor...
Forum: Fatbikes
11-08-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By himespau

thread title.

thread title.
11-07-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,059
Posted By himespau

I think it depends on what you want your numbers...

I think it depends on what you want your numbers for. Most wheel on trainers (even the smart ones that attempt to measure power) don't do a great job with power and often over-report it. Sometimes...
11-04-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By himespau

Looks to me like ~1996 decals. If memory...

Looks to me like ~1996 decals.

If memory serves, the Ti EX was based on the Corsa Extra/Leader geometry and the AX was based more on the Century geometry. Almost Race vs. Endurance geometry...
11-04-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 162
Posted By himespau

Ride faster and you won't hear it.

Ride faster and you won't hear it.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,941
Posted By himespau

Man, it's been a while since I've had some good...

Man, it's been a while since I've had some good stollen (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stollen).
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,941
Posted By himespau

More importantly, have the baby bolts showed up...

More importantly, have the baby bolts showed up yet? Are they still missing?
11-01-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 473
Posted By himespau

Cool bike.

Cool bike.
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By himespau

The "Piu" designation meant that the rear brake...

The "Piu" designation meant that the rear brake cable was routed through the top tube. Generally, depending on the year/era, the Superissimo had a level better tubing than the super (e.g. in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 885,818
Posted By himespau

At that price, it definitely looks like something...

At that price, it definitely looks like something that might be worth trying.
10-28-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By himespau

I was going to suggest throwing drop bars on a...

I was going to suggest throwing drop bars on a lugged steel rigid mountain bike from the early 90's to get cantilever brakes and somewhat wider tires (but smaller wheels), but I like where you're...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,249
Posted By himespau

I mean, other than the internal routing, are the...

I mean, other than the internal routing, are the other two things fairly easy to buy and upgrade your current bike to? A lot cheaper than a whole new bike. Probably less fun though.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-22, 06:04 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,383
Posted By himespau

How do you know they're fake? I only buy KMC...

How do you know they're fake? I only buy KMC chains because I like the quick links and having the same on all my bikes is nice. Also, I wax my chains so have 3 in rotation in all my bikes gets...
10-28-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By himespau

What happened to the dropout?

What happened to the dropout?
10-28-22, 05:25 AM
Replies: 2,739
Views: 1,019,271
Posted By himespau

Was it fully chromed under that paint? Wow.

Was it fully chromed under that paint? Wow.
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