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07-25-21, 09:52 PM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

Please, before you take off the Records and mount...

Please, before you take off the Records and mount the Paselas, put the bike in a really low gear and see if you can peel out, leaving some of the old, crumbling tread on the road. And take pics :)
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07-25-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 17,556
Views: 1,920,654
Posted By Drillium Dude

Ominous skies make for some of the best photos! ...

Ominous skies make for some of the best photos!

DD
07-25-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By Drillium Dude

WTB 32 Hole Campy Record Rear Hub

This happened the other day; a Campy Hi-Low rear hub:

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I'd like to pull the...
07-24-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 766
Views: 74,137
Posted By Drillium Dude

Borked partz iz artz? ...

Borked partz iz artz?

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DD
07-24-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,882
Posted By Drillium Dude

Lake CDA is nice if it isn't too crowded - and...

Lake CDA is nice if it isn't too crowded - and the water feels nice!

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07-24-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 17,556
Views: 1,920,654
Posted By Drillium Dude

Wow! Did you discover that during the ride? They...

Wow! Did you discover that during the ride? They do appear past their prime, huh?

Call me crazy, but for sure I wouldn't roll out of the house on a tire which looked as if it were about to lose a...
07-24-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1,144
Views: 122,493
Posted By Drillium Dude

I had thought of that, too, but the driver did...

I had thought of that, too, but the driver did seem genuinely confused and was only doing about 5mph because they'd figured out they were on a bike lane. In addition, only 2 weeks ago on my last run...
07-24-21, 03:51 PM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

Had a spoke failure at the nipple when about 5...

Had a spoke failure at the nipple when about 5 miles into Friday's ride (Colnago). I bent it a little bit so as to trap it between a couple neighboring spokes. Got home safely at very low speed; this...
07-22-21, 11:50 PM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

Pretty sure this vehicle is motorized: ...

Pretty sure this vehicle is motorized:

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Note he's looking out the window to his...
07-22-21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 17,556
Views: 1,920,654
Posted By Drillium Dude

JRA today, but still got 50+ in the process....

JRA today, but still got 50+ in the process. First ride on the Casati in forever - enjoy!
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07-20-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 373
Posted By Drillium Dude

I'm assuming by thin you mean the actual...

I'm assuming by thin you mean the actual thickness of tape? If so, I agree: the stuff is really thin compared to modern Newbaum's, for instance. And, of course, the overall length is shorter, too;...
07-20-21, 12:23 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,736
Posted By Drillium Dude

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DD
07-20-21, 12:13 AM
Replies: 17,556
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Posted By Drillium Dude

After 21 straight days of riding I took Sunday...

After 21 straight days of riding I took Sunday off, then got back to it today with 30 on the Colnago. No, the route's not as steep as it seems in the first pic :)
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07-19-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By Drillium Dude

Okay, I guess it's a 6mm? I didn't actually...

Okay, I guess it's a 6mm? I didn't actually measure mine, but I did check to see if it fit all my Cinelli stem bolts - and it does. So there's that :)

Now I look at your pic I wonder if a pedal...
07-19-21, 03:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By Drillium Dude

Looks complete but for the special bendy-wrench...

Looks complete but for the special bendy-wrench for the two-bolt Record seat post. The hex key portion of the T-wrench is the correct 7mm size for a Cinelli stem bolt.

Although I wonder, would a...
07-18-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,840
Posted By Drillium Dude

Exactly. Let's all enjoy some nice things :) ...

Exactly. Let's all enjoy some nice things :)

Top of Colnago's line in 1983, the Nuovo Mexico - the pantographing puts it over the top of all my other rides:
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07-18-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 17,556
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Posted By Drillium Dude

Yes, it was - and also member Wildwood , too....

Yes, it was - and also member Wildwood , too. Happy Birthday to you both - here's to many more, with many more miles of cycling along the way :thumb:

DD
07-17-21, 11:11 PM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

For my birthday I'd wanted to do a century on...

For my birthday I'd wanted to do a century on five different bikes; I got 80% of the way to my goal but ran out of daylight :)

Started with tubulars and some tight gearing:
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07-15-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17,556
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Posted By Drillium Dude

Just an old point/shoot Canon PowerShot SD790 IS....

Just an old point/shoot Canon PowerShot SD790 IS. Always been a fan of Canon's Elph series; this one replaces a 520HS. So far, I'm very happy with the image quality - but I miss the 12x zoom of the...
07-14-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17,556
Views: 1,920,654
Posted By Drillium Dude

Tested out both my new camera and the new...

Tested out both my new camera and the new non-indexed approach to shifting the Davidson's FD. Beautiful day for around 40 miles of smooth trail with little wind in either direction. The FD shifts...
07-12-21, 10:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 908
Posted By Drillium Dude

The nod is likely to go to the 2002 Davidson. It...

The nod is likely to go to the 2002 Davidson. It won't garner enough points to receive a Heroic stamp, but no matter. I took care of that in my only other appearance (Cino 2014) with the Colnago...
07-12-21, 12:54 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,648
Posted By Drillium Dude

We get a lot of that, too - of course, without it...

We get a lot of that, too - of course, without it there wouldn't be any of that beautiful greenery :)

When the rain stops the PNW has a lot to offer:
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07-11-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 627
Posted By Drillium Dude

Nitpicker that I am, that detail didn't escape my...

Nitpicker that I am, that detail didn't escape my attention, either. However, I've come to the conclusion it's a Mavic QR lever and believe he must have had a flat at some point in the stage...
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By Drillium Dude

Gios Super Record, built with Columbus SL tubing...

Gios Super Record, built with Columbus SL tubing and probably from around '79 -'80 based on the position of the gear cable guides on top of the shell and the fact the DS rear DO is drilled for a...
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Views: 4,474
Posted By Drillium Dude

what DD

what

DD
07-06-21, 04:32 PM
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Views: 704
Posted By Drillium Dude

Fantastic work Roger M ! DD

Fantastic work Roger M !

DD
07-06-21, 04:18 PM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

Clicking on the link gives me "page not found"....

Clicking on the link gives me "page not found". Is the site still having glitches, I wonder?

DD
07-06-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By Drillium Dude

I'm interested in a pair of the 25s, but would...

I'm interested in a pair of the 25s, but would need to know the PSI range marked on the sidewall. Thank you!

DD
07-06-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2,438
Views: 254,512
Posted By Drillium Dude

2021 hasn't been too kind to we C&V cat lovers;...

2021 hasn't been too kind to we C&V cat lovers; scarlson , beautiful gesture there at the end. Hang in there!

DD
07-05-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 17,556
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Posted By Drillium Dude

First Cino preparation ride on the Iron Horse...

First Cino preparation ride on the Iron Horse trail with Alex Moll, northbend and a few other locals. We got going around 1030; little wind, misty, foggy and cool. The sun broke through about the...
07-04-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2,438
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Posted By Drillium Dude

Another 9th life ends...so sorry for your loss,...

Another 9th life ends...so sorry for your loss, KenCT . She looked like a fine house queen :)

DD
07-04-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 146,889
Posted By Drillium Dude

Daily driver: ...

Daily driver:

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DD
07-03-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,882
Posted By Drillium Dude

Thank you for bringing extra lighting - I'd need...

Thank you for bringing extra lighting - I'd need something better than what I've got, for sure. The red blinky works fine, but it's white counterpart does little to cut the darkness in there. If Bob...
07-03-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,117
Posted By Drillium Dude

Yup, something funny's going on. Hardly able to...

Yup, something funny's going on. Hardly able to move from page to page...time for a bike ride!

DD
07-03-21, 12:45 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,882
Posted By Drillium Dude

For any of you wanting a check-ride, myself and...

For any of you wanting a check-ride, myself and some local Cino riders will be riding up to the Hyak Tunnel via Iron Horse Trail on Monday the 5th. Meet at the Rattlesnake Lake parking lot at 10;...
07-01-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,882
Posted By Drillium Dude

Great idea to bring spare bits and pieces...

Great idea to bring spare bits and pieces (especially chainring bolts!), and I'd also suggest some tire boot material. I flatted at the bottom of the big descent on Day 1 (immediately following...
06-30-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 843
Posted By Drillium Dude

1981 Bianchi Super Leggera: ...

1981 Bianchi Super Leggera:

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DD
06-29-21, 12:00 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,882
Posted By Drillium Dude

Anybody else plan on staying at the Whitefish...

Anybody else plan on staying at the Whitefish Bike Retreat? Myself and Alex are booked there in one of the 2 bunkbed men's rooms. The rate is a very reasonable $55 per night per head. There are still...
06-28-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 20,431
Views: 3,509,683
Posted By Drillium Dude

Wow! I didn't even know replica Boneshakers were...

Wow! I didn't even know replica Boneshakers were a thing. An interesting and (I'm guessing) tiny niche of C&V.

DD
06-28-21, 01:53 AM
Replies: 20,431
Views: 3,509,683
Posted By Drillium Dude

Why not? He's America's only TDF winner :) DD

Why not? He's America's only TDF winner :)

DD
06-28-21, 12:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 411
Posted By Drillium Dude

Despite the appearance, this head badge is not...

Despite the appearance, this head badge is not held by the rivets but instead by JB Weld:
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06-27-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17,556
Views: 1,920,654
Posted By Drillium Dude

Man, that actually sounds like fun! But I don't...

Man, that actually sounds like fun! But I don't have the lights to get there safely at the moment :(

Anyway, I ended up riding from 1300 to 1700, getting as far south as Seattle and as far west as...
06-26-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,699
Posted By Drillium Dude

Pull the fork - perhaps there is some sort of...

Pull the fork - perhaps there is some sort of identification information on the steerer tube.

DD
06-26-21, 12:11 AM
Replies: 17,556
Views: 1,920,654
Posted By Drillium Dude

Rode on the supposedly-closed West Lake Sammamish...

Rode on the supposedly-closed West Lake Sammamish Boulevard down to Issaquah, even though it was 85+. Took the Colnago, but not the camera (it's kinda on the fritz right now after being dropped a...
06-25-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 37,766
Posted By Drillium Dude

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Edit: I like this combination because it contains the four basic food groups of...
06-23-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 17,556
Views: 1,920,654
Posted By Drillium Dude

Burke Gilman and surface streets to Meadowbrook...

Burke Gilman and surface streets to Meadowbrook Pond, then some time in the Union Bay Natural Area:
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06-23-21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,736
Posted By Drillium Dude

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DD
06-22-21, 11:44 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,736
Posted By Drillium Dude

That looks quite tight; do you ride or walk it? ...

That looks quite tight; do you ride or walk it?

DD
06-22-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 17,556
Views: 1,920,654
Posted By Drillium Dude

Finally exercised the Mexico for the first time...

Finally exercised the Mexico for the first time in a long while; I swear this bike steers itself!

Low 80s here today, and not too much of a breeze to cool one off. Scale says I lost 5lbs in water...
06-22-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By Drillium Dude

Check the cog(s) for damage, too. While this does...

Check the cog(s) for damage, too. While this does sound a lot like a stiff chain link issue, if you hear it ever pedal revolution there would have to be more than one stiff link, while the cog goes...
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