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03-04-24, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5,429
Views: 3,862,514
Posted By Caliwild

Bye bye 1x, hello 2x

OK, so I was never really jiving with the 1x setup on my gravel bike (I love it on my mountain bike though), and kept wishing I had a 2x. When I found a brand new GRX silver groupset for sale at a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-24, 10:47 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,469
Posted By Caliwild

Yeah, same exact bike. The D1 Force front...

Yeah, same exact bike. The D1 Force front derailleur would drop the chain once in a while. D2 does not. Not sure if it was an isolated issue with mine, improper setup, or something else. All I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-29-24, 10:29 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,882
Posted By Caliwild

Good eye! Yep, Griffith Park... great place for...

Good eye! Yep, Griffith Park... great place for a quick spin. I know a couple guys from the Serious Cycling Northridge location. Have purchased a bike and other stuff from them before. Nice...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-24, 11:34 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,882
Posted By Caliwild

CK bottom bracket installed! ...

CK bottom bracket installed!

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02-22-24, 10:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,034
Posted By Caliwild

They even have a cool-looking "gravel edition" of...

They even have a cool-looking "gravel edition" of the X-tracks:

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02-06-24, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5,429
Views: 3,862,514
Posted By Caliwild

Stigmata

Posted here before, but here she is with new rubber and contact points...

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02-06-24, 10:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,408
Posted By Caliwild

I remember meeting him that year... I said,...

I remember meeting him that year... I said, "Wow, Mr. Hampsten, it's an honor." He replied, "My dad's Mr. Hampsten; just call my Andy." What a nice, humble man.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-24, 01:49 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,882
Posted By Caliwild

Just found a great deal on a navy blue...

Just found a great deal on a navy blue (discontinued color) Chris King bottom bracket. Had to get matchy matchy with the rest of the blue on the bike :)
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02-05-24, 10:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,408
Posted By Caliwild

Sweet! Glad it's still happening. Have been to...

Sweet! Glad it's still happening. Have been to every single iteration of the Eroica and Nova Eroica in California. Never disappoints. I love Central Cali!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-24, 02:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,037
Posted By Caliwild

I have both their saddle and the tape. The...

I have both their saddle and the tape. The saddle is super comfy (YMMV) and the bar tape feels/looks nice... High quality stuff for sure (Time bikes use their products on their bikes).
...
01-18-24, 11:20 AM
Replies: 82,639
Views: 13,917,009
Posted By Caliwild

Was thinking the same thing! Looks like a 59... ...

Was thinking the same thing! Looks like a 59... Yeah, we're pretty lucky out here, but it's a blessing and a curse!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-24, 07:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,882
Posted By Caliwild

OK, finally got a chance to take some photos... ...

OK, finally got a chance to take some photos... Went tubeless and installed some gunwall Enve's in 700x27. Also, switched out the saddle to a brown Selle Italia Flite (re-release). Once the tires...
Replies: 32
Views: 1,496
Posted By Caliwild

In today's market, it's probably between $500 and...

In today's market, it's probably between $500 and $600 IMO... and that's Los Angeles prices...
Replies: 37
Views: 2,103
Posted By Caliwild

Having ridden this bike a few times, I agree that...

Having ridden this bike a few times, I agree that it's really much better than a beater. Despite its weight, it rides very smoothly and out-of-saddle acceleration is fantastic. The new tires are...
01-09-24, 11:55 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 8,894
Posted By Caliwild

I picked up this beauty barely used at a fraction...

I picked up this beauty barely used at a fraction of the cost of a new titanium frame (not sure I would pay beaucoup bucks for a brand new Moots, Bingham, or Mosaic)... This is my first titanium...
01-08-24, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8,293
Views: 3,067,262
Posted By Caliwild

Posted elsewhere, but figured this is a good spot...

Posted elsewhere, but figured this is a good spot for it too...

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01-08-24, 05:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 668
Posted By Caliwild

I personally prefer the stem and seatpost to...

I personally prefer the stem and seatpost to match. Here is my De Rosa... I originally had the black stem with a silver seatpost but it just looked off to me. With your bike colors, I would go...
01-08-24, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By Caliwild

We just got back from our trip. The Rapha store...

We just got back from our trip. The Rapha store was awesome (see photo below)! Great espresso and they were having a super sale, so I helped myself to a few items. The Brompton Junction store was...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-23, 10:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 823
Posted By Caliwild

Just received and mounted the tires. They look...

Just received and mounted the tires. They look very well made and feel very light. They were pretty hard to mount (I even punctured one of the tubes using a lever trying to get one of the tires...
12-22-23, 10:40 AM
Replies: 22,260
Views: 4,596,881
Posted By Caliwild

Pretty darn scary! I'm guessing it's a...

Pretty darn scary! I'm guessing it's a "houseless" guy that's been offered temporary housing in a motel or something. Yeah, a lot has changed in LA. I'm a moderate kinda guy and I'm fed up with it. ...
12-21-23, 05:46 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,459
Posted By Caliwild

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-23, 12:20 AM
Replies: 27,380
Views: 18,343,969
Posted By Caliwild

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-23, 12:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,382
Posted By Caliwild

I've used so many different ones over the years. ...

I've used so many different ones over the years. But, my favorites are the titanium King cages and the Enve carbon ones...
12-16-23, 11:39 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,039
Posted By Caliwild

Brooks Swallow arrived and is now mounted... ...

Brooks Swallow arrived and is now mounted... Matches the blue Brooks bar tape almost perfectly...
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12-14-23, 01:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,118
Posted By Caliwild

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-23, 01:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 823
Posted By Caliwild

Hahaha! I play that for my kids all the time...

Hahaha! I play that for my kids all the time...
Replies: 37
Views: 2,103
Posted By Caliwild

Here's the higher resolution image... Used...

Here's the higher resolution image... Used Simple Green and Meguiar's car detailing spray to get rid of all the crud and tiny scrapes...
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12-12-23, 01:02 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,541
Posted By Caliwild

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12-12-23, 01:02 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,541
Posted By Caliwild

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12-12-23, 12:57 PM
Replies: 82,639
Views: 13,917,009
Posted By Caliwild

Tommasini on eBay... Current bid is only $177.50...

Tommasini on eBay... Current bid is only $177.50 and 22 hours left!
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Replies: 37
Views: 2,103
Posted By Caliwild

Some photos after a nice cleanup... Stayed with...

Some photos after a nice cleanup... Stayed with the blue bar tape. And check out that matching saddle bag!
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Replies: 37
Views: 2,103
Posted By Caliwild

Thanks for all the responses... Purchased the...

Thanks for all the responses... Purchased the Allez for $120! Just finished cleaning everything up. Under all the grime and spiderwebs, it's in amazing shape for its age. The Suntour GPX groupset...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-23, 10:50 AM
Replies: 27,380
Views: 18,343,969
Posted By Caliwild

New-to-me De Rosa w/ Campy Centaur 11 speed groupset

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12-06-23, 10:42 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 23,188
Posted By Caliwild

I guess I need to revive this thread so I can...

I guess I need to revive this thread so I can show off my new-to-me De Rosa ;)
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12-06-23, 10:25 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,039
Posted By Caliwild

OK, here is the final product... I personally...

OK, here is the final product... I personally like the black seat post better. Very happy with the results! The bike has quick handling but still comfy due to the steel frame and 700x28 tires. ...
Replies: 37
Views: 2,103
Posted By Caliwild

Seller has it listed for $400, but that's...

Seller has it listed for $400, but that's definitely too rich. I think up to $200 would be ok, but I guess I should go take a look first to make sure there are no issues... Over $200-$240 would...
11-30-23, 02:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 605
Posted By Caliwild

Very nice! Love the colors... and happy...

Very nice! Love the colors... and happy birthday!
11-30-23, 10:20 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,039
Posted By Caliwild

OK, after a lot of delays I finally got the bike...

OK, after a lot of delays I finally got the bike done... The Campy Centaur group had a faulty right shifter, so I had to find a new one and wait for it to arrive. Good news is that is shifts...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-23, 10:37 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,882
Posted By Caliwild

OK, ordered some Enve gumwall tubeless tires...

OK, ordered some Enve gumwall tubeless tires (which I love on another bike) in 700x27 size (should hopefully fit)... The 700x25 Continental 4 Season clincher tires are bombproof but not really...
11-22-23, 10:55 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,516
Posted By Caliwild

Quick update... I'm really liking the 700x32...

Quick update... I'm really liking the 700x32 Gravelkings. For the type of gravel riding I do (mostly fire roads; no singletrack), they are more than adequate. The best compliment you can give...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-23, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 222,121
Posted By Caliwild

And she just released a new song/video: ...

And she just released a new song/video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jsi2Tgvx6A
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-23, 01:41 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,882
Posted By Caliwild

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-23, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 222,121
Posted By Caliwild

One of my best memories of growing up in LA... ...

One of my best memories of growing up in LA... You could hear the collective roar on the block when Gibson hit that ball.
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Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-23, 11:25 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,882
Posted By Caliwild

Finally got a chance to take her out for a maiden...

Finally got a chance to take her out for a maiden voyage... I was very pleasantly surprised that this isn't a noodle-y ride. It's very responsive when you stand up (maybe due to the beefy...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-23, 12:54 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,882
Posted By Caliwild

I just received the titanium King bottle cages,...

I just received the titanium King bottle cages, and they're ridiculously light and look very well made...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-23, 05:38 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,882
Posted By Caliwild

And the Bingham Built Ti stem is just as...

And the Bingham Built Ti stem is just as stunning...

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-23, 05:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,882
Posted By Caliwild

Here's a close-up shot to show the attention to...

Here's a close-up shot to show the attention to detail...

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-23, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,137
Posted By Caliwild

You'll especially notice a difference at higher...

You'll especially notice a difference at higher speeds due to the rim profile...
11-02-23, 10:04 AM
Replies: 82,639
Views: 13,917,009
Posted By Caliwild

$350 for a Serotta! ...

$350 for a Serotta!

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/bik/d/moorpark-serotta-nova-special-52cm/7682940225.html

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