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09-20-23, 08:25 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Loop ride from our pad today before heading out...

Loop ride from our pad today before heading out further south tomorrow.


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09-19-23, 06:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,336
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yes there was a pretty sharp crown but...

Yes there was a pretty sharp crown but fortunately the gravel wasnít too bad on either side. Whenever I ended up on the left side, I got back on the right side as soon as I could as there was a...
09-19-23, 06:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,336
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Day 1 was a hard day in the saddle. Lots of...

Day 1 was a hard day in the saddle. Lots of thick, soupy gravel. The crew handled it well.amongst the group, about 250 miles of gravel and only one flat.
...
09-13-23, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21,033
Views: 2,770,657
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Today is first leg of the journey out to Oregon...

Today is first leg of the journey out to Oregon for the ďRectangle RideĒ. Iím stopping off in Colorado for a nieceís wedding. Iím in Avon right now, not terribly far from zukahn1 stomping grounds....
09-12-23, 07:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,336
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Gugie spends a lot of time consulting his map on...

Gugie spends a lot of time consulting his map on these rides.

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09-11-23, 06:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,336
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Itís legal in Oregon, and in Portland, even...

Itís legal in Oregon, and in Portland, even encouraged if youíre riding a bike.
09-11-23, 07:09 AM
Replies: 21,033
Views: 2,770,657
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

The LB 4th of July parade is quite the event,...

The LB 4th of July parade is quite the event, highlighted by the precision lawnmower drill team. Might be worth the trip if you want to hear the siren. Risky Business was filmed somewhere along the...
09-11-23, 06:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 257
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That goes right by my in laws house in Lake...

That goes right by my in laws house in Lake Bluff. I’ll have to look into that for next year.

Great database of Chicagoland bike routes on that site btw.
09-11-23, 06:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 603
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Definitely whenever a part falls off. Other...

Definitely whenever a part falls off.

Other times, when I’m riding the bike, I’ll make a mental note. I’ll then forget and make another mental note the next time I ride it. If I haven’t forgotten...
09-10-23, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 85
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Threaded headset almost guarantees 1” although...

Threaded headset almost guarantees 1” although I’m not conversant enough with suspension forks to know if a 1” version of those is weird. Grip shifters I think are a mid 90’s thing.
09-09-23, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Hard to see any details from those pics but I...

Hard to see any details from those pics but I think maybe either an ovalized or shaped downtube. I’ve seen late 90’s frames in that style with Columbus Genius or Brain.
09-08-23, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

You could just zip tie em on. Leave the other...

You could just zip tie em on. Leave the other ones on there.
09-08-23, 03:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,202
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Wait until next April, tape a dime bag to the top...

Wait until next April, tape a dime bag to the top tube and you’re all set.
09-06-23, 04:10 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,851
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

This thread reminded me thatís itís been a while...

This thread reminded me thatís itís been a while since Iíve ridden mine. Took the De Rosa out this morning. The Deltas (5 pivot) worked fine as always. In fact I was on a short (about 1/2 mile) steep...
09-03-23, 03:32 PM
Replies: 21,033
Views: 2,770,657
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Now tell us, did you take the on ramp? Once in a...

Now tell us, did you take the on ramp? Once in a lifetime chance!
09-03-23, 03:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 814
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I like your style Brad. Fork too short? Get a...

I like your style Brad. Fork too short? Get a short stack headset? Hell no, get a proper fork!

That all looks really sharp.
09-02-23, 09:38 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,500
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Kabuki12 I am sorry to hear that, I know how much...

Kabuki12 I am sorry to hear that, I know how much you were looking forward to that ride. Heal quickly.

NorcalGuzzi I think gaucho already sold his transfer, take a look at the sales thread above.
09-02-23, 09:15 AM
Replies: 21,033
Views: 2,770,657
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Nice looking bike Andy, good job on the paint! ...

Nice looking bike Andy, good job on the paint!

Interesting that you posted a pic near the endpoint of Capt Lewisí journey as my pics today are a mile or two from his birthplace, so I guess you...
09-01-23, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That’s nice. I had a ‘96. It was my first MTB...

That’s nice. I had a ‘96. It was my first MTB with a front shock and v brakes. I was in heaven! Mine was green with an LX group. I bought it in DC and 6-7 years later I left it sitting in my front...
09-01-23, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 303
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That’s really nice, I’ve long wanted a Master....

That’s really nice, I’ve long wanted a Master. Didn’t you get a C40 or C50 not too long ago? If so let us know how the rides compare.
08-30-23, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Well done! If you made a list of bikes that...

Well done! If you made a list of bikes that should have a C Record groupset, the Ď86 De Rosa would be near the top.

I had one on mine for a while but the limited gearing and all the hills around...
08-30-23, 07:39 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,817
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Hmmm, I’d suggest a little experiment. Note the...

Hmmm, I’d suggest a little experiment. Note the angle of the crank and wheel valve stems in the pic and then next time you’re by there see if they’ve moved. Seems a little weird to me that someone...
08-29-23, 03:10 PM
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Views: 2,770,657
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Glad youíre back on the bike Randy! I rode...

Glad youíre back on the bike Randy!

I rode the Heron today with some mixed gravel and paved roads. Iíd planned on about 40 but one of my roads was closed for bridge work so gladly shortened the...
08-25-23, 02:43 PM
Replies: 21,033
Views: 2,770,657
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

funny you should say that as the real Walton Home...

funny you should say that as the real Walton Home (Earl Hamner's house) is about 15 miles away from that spot.

https://thewaltonhamnerhouse.com
08-24-23, 06:51 PM
Replies: 21,033
Views: 2,770,657
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

One of my standard routes through Albemarle...

One of my standard routes through Albemarle County today. On my non vintage bike so stopped and got a pic of a vintage truck in the little town of Batesville.
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08-23-23, 03:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,039
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Interesting stuff, thanks for posting as well as...

Interesting stuff, thanks for posting as well as pointing out the features. Im a bit of a Slavophile, having studied Russian in college, as well as a bit of Estonia’s cousin language, Finnish. I did...
08-23-23, 07:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 931
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Negative, 1.37x24 is English thread. If it is the...

Negative, 1.37x24 is English thread. If it is the non drive side lock ring, then it will be lefty loosey, like expected. The drive side, side with chain rings, on English thread will be “righty-...
08-20-23, 05:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,198
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

As far as the market goes, the short and...

As far as the market goes, the short and unhelpful answer is a bike is worth as much as one person out there will pay for it. For some brands or models, there will be several people willing to pay a...
08-20-23, 04:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,275
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Gregory, congrats on the upcoming new addition! ...

Gregory, congrats on the upcoming new addition!

Sorry to hear that you won’t be one of the English super collectors we’re used to seeing. I will encourage you, however, whether or not it involves...
08-20-23, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Very cool, thanks for posting. I love the fork in...

Very cool, thanks for posting. I love the fork in the picture! I remember a friend of mine around 1990 had a Cannondale road bike made of aluminum (an aluminum bike!) and the down tube was huge to me...
08-20-23, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 592
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Well yeah, yesterday means the first half of the...

Well yeah, yesterday means the first half of the tour.
08-20-23, 06:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 592
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I would set it up for touring and use the extra...

I would set it up for touring and use the extra top tube to dry yesterday’s shorts.
08-19-23, 04:33 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 21,858
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I am a “wing it” kinda guy but for tubulars and...

I am a “wing it” kinda guy but for tubulars and to make sure you have the best day possible, I’d replace those. Thin sidewalls are the death knell of a gravel tire.

mech986 good on ya for helping...
08-19-23, 02:55 PM
Replies: 21,033
Views: 2,770,657
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Wow, that is some really dry soil there! ...

Wow, that is some really dry soil there!

East coast, as I have been saying the past few years, is a subtropical, lean tropical climate now and summer is a constant battle of keeping greenery from...
08-19-23, 06:25 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,788
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Iím with you Dave. If Iím not looking at real...

Iím with you Dave. If Iím not looking at real estate in California, Iím looking at Costa Brava in Spain. That means even longer trips to get to Cino though.
08-18-23, 07:04 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,788
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yeah it was around a 2M house. They were lower on...

Yeah it was around a 2M house. They were lower on homes in Aptos and Capitola but assessments were lower and would probably change when the house is sold.
08-18-23, 06:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,788
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

My current hometown, Charlottesville VA is a...

My current hometown, Charlottesville VA is a wonderful place to retire and there’s a decent chance we will stay here although I really, really want to move to coastal California. I was just looking...
08-18-23, 05:52 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,892
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

You retired? First I’ve heard of it. ...

You retired? First I’ve heard of it.

Congrats and enjoy!
08-17-23, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Couple of links for future reference. If your...

Couple of links for future reference. If your levers have the little outboard accessory lever then search for Syncro 1 diagrams.

Campagnolo Syncro II shifters ~ tears for gears...
08-14-23, 05:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,150
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Waiting for the Sachs ...

Waiting for the Sachs ...
08-14-23, 05:27 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 21,858
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

A few years ago on the Eroica, 2018?, they had...

A few years ago on the Eroica, 2018?, they had "timed segments" which were just Strava segments and they had signs showing where they started and finished. Well, there was one for sure on Cypress...
08-14-23, 12:52 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,161
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Paging Portlandjim for straight from the source...

Paging Portlandjim for straight from the source Specialized dope.
08-13-23, 04:10 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,500
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I always tell myself I can tough it out and...

I always tell myself I can tough it out and suffer the 10-20 (or sometimes even 30) untrained for miles.
08-13-23, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Few more pics ...

Few more pics


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08-11-23, 03:27 PM
Replies: 21,033
Views: 2,770,657
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Went up to Skyline Drive today for the first time...

Went up to Skyline Drive today for the first time in a while and disappointed to find that the chip/seal pox noticed by rccardr on the north end has spread to the south end. Kind of a stressful ride...
08-11-23, 02:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,196
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Can't believe I'm the first one to mention...

Can't believe I'm the first one to mention Veloflex Corsa/Master. Hands down my favorite. Vittoria Open Pave is my go to for rougher roads and light gravel.

Good call btw OP on spending on nice...
08-10-23, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 890
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

The group is sold! Thanks for the interest...

The group is sold! Thanks for the interest everyone.
08-09-23, 04:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 802
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Whatever you do, do not leave that fork...

Whatever you do, do not leave that fork unattended or Gugieís gonna get carried away and decide you need some rack attachments

...
08-09-23, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 890
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Distance is 11.1 cm but that is actually a tiny...

Distance is 11.1 cm but that is actually a tiny lip rather than a wear or insertion mark. Iíve never noticed it before until you pointed it out. Not present on other later C Record posts that I have....
08-07-23, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,645
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Thanks guys. Of note, she is not a bike or sports...

Thanks guys. Of note, she is not a bike or sports person at all but as you can imagine, very mechanically and artistically inclined. When she told me how it was designed I pulled out my Campy Catalog...
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