Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: abshipp
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 0.22 seconds.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

Regular. My rims are not tubeless compatible and...

Regular. My rims are not tubeless compatible and Iím not about to try putting TLRs on them.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

Im still with Verizon. Originally I was going to...

Im still with Verizon. Originally I was going to go with a less expensive option but the person I was working with gave me $10 off per month which almost halved the monthly payment.

My last phone...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

In bike related news I have new tires on the...

In bike related news I have new tires on the Holdsworth. Iíve had 28mm Gravelking slicks for the last ~2k miles with no punctures but the rear has gotten pretty squared off.

I went with Michelin...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

Rest assured that the belly is rubbed at every...

Rest assured that the belly is rubbed at every opportunity.



Francis is very docile. Itís our little tabby that likes to draw blood.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

Finally got a new phone today. Iíve been...

Finally got a new phone today.

Iíve been using an original Google Pixel for years but the battery has absolutely tanked and will only last reliably maybe 2-3 hours.

So now I have an iPhone 13....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-22, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

Indeed it did. Bike actually got to the shop...

Indeed it did. Bike actually got to the shop yesterday but I was off and hanging out with my parents.

Coincidentally, my old bike sold this morning! Perfect timing!



Yep. Trance 29 3.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

Double the squish, double the fun! ​​​​​​ ...

Double the squish, double the fun!

​​​​​​
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20220510_190637_7f7892ba1185256cff0d916552ff46928ddb490b.jpg

First brand new bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

Track cycling?

Track cycling?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

If everything goes according to plan, tomorrow...

If everything goes according to plan, tomorrow should be a really good day :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

My R7000 braze on derailleur has nothing behind...

My R7000 braze on derailleur has nothing behind the support screw on my Holdsworth.

It shifts great.

​​​​​​
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

Track bike is now just a frame set, my 81 Trek is...

Track bike is now just a frame set, my 81 Trek is going to be sold next week, and my MTB will be replaced next week as well.

After all of that and adding this bike I'll have 3 riders, 2 framesets,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

Parents are visiting for a few days. ...

Parents are visiting for a few days.

Thankfully they had room for a special delivery :bday:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

Truing rotors is something I still haven't...

Truing rotors is something I still haven't figured out yet.

I like my SL-70 ergos a lot, especially the flatter tops when I'm climbing. My hands also seem to like the fairly low radius bend from...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-22, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

I'm always super careful pulling out of a car...

I'm always super careful pulling out of a car wash or a gas station after filling up.

No time is a good one to be in a car wreck, but in a clean car or with a full tank of gas would just make it...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

Next change I want to make to the Holdsworth is...

Next change I want to make to the Holdsworth is R7000 shift levers. The 5800 on there work perfectly (thanks again Bah Humbug ) but everything else is R7000. No real reason to change other than...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

Kudos! Nearby Mt. Mitchell is something I'd...

Kudos!

Nearby Mt. Mitchell is something I'd like to climb this year.

Or really any rides involving the Parkway.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

Fun ride today. A bit of a chilly 55į at the...

Fun ride today. A bit of a chilly 55į at the start for shorts and a summer jersey + baselayer but I'm glad I didn't overdress. Ended up with 45 miles and 4000'.

For the railroad fans, here's...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

I like 460s a lot. Those look a lot like Tricolor...

I like 460s a lot. Those look a lot like Tricolor hubs. I like those a lot, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

Coincidentally, my buddy just sent me a message...

Coincidentally, my buddy just sent me a message asking whether it's normal that his Bontrager rear wheel measures 133.54mm OLD. 1.5mm isn't a lot but could make things a little more difficult to...
04-24-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By abshipp

Bump and a price drop! Might be up for...

Bump and a price drop!

Might be up for splitting the package, let me know if anything in particular interests you!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

Only annoyance for the day was likely from my...

Only annoyance for the day was likely from my planning. I found a 40 mile loop that started about 9 miles from my house.

I was thinking I would end up with around 58 total and I could just loop...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

Ditto for me. ​​​​Happy metric day :beer: ...

Ditto for me.
​​​​Happy metric day :beer:



RIght? He was hauling.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-22, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

Partly sunny and 65, headed for the 80s Time...

Partly sunny and 65, headed for the 80s

Time to ride!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-22, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

For a few weeks here recently it rained every...

For a few weeks here recently it rained every Wednesday, which is typically the day I'm off work and get to spend as much time on the bike as I want.

Speaking of, it's going to be gorgeous...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

They are. The white track bike and the Holdsworth...

They are. The white track bike and the Holdsworth have the same effective top tube length of 57cm so they fit fairly similar to one another. The Holdsworth is just obviously a more aggressive fit,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

This is my available bike storage area: ...

This is my available bike storage area:

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20211013_161256_35a4e995a7e7da47cdb6920902a923cd2ad57c31.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

I have recently gone from 5 complete riders to 2....

I have recently gone from 5 complete riders to 2. I'd like to bring that up to three but want to fill the third spot with a bike that's still in Illinois. I miss the variety and it feels a little odd...
04-08-22, 05:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By abshipp

Friday bump and another price drop :thumb:

Friday bump and another price drop :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

Gotcha. I think it definitely helped my wrist but...

Gotcha. I think it definitely helped my wrist but overall I may just be getting a little more fit.

Wrist has been a tiny bit sore for a while, but since I've moved to being a full time mechanic...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-22, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

Does ibuprofen ease muscle fatigue? I took...

Does ibuprofen ease muscle fatigue?

I took 400mg before my ride since my wrist has been hurting a bit lately.

Wrist didn't hurt as much as last time I rode and I also felt really great on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

I am not good at it and really hate climbing...

I am not good at it and really hate climbing sometimes, but I always love the feeling of cresting a hill.

Plus the prettiest roads tend to be in the mountains.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

Sounds like it's time for a CNC router :innocent:

Sounds like it's time for a CNC router :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-22, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1320x2000/img_20220403_173347_eda2e804f2697e784651bd5c691d9d583f7574d4.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5,212
Views: 63,282
Posted By abshipp

Pollen season ...

Pollen season
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_20220402_174414_cd6ee75f260e4e7d0930facfe1e2e7a87d3cafed.jpg
04-01-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By abshipp

Friday bump and price drop!

Friday bump and price drop!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-22, 05:39 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 145,735
Posted By abshipp

Super fun hike today at Table Rock State Park. ...

Super fun hike today at Table Rock State Park.

About 6.5 miles / 1200'. Saw lots of waterfalls, three lizards, and a gorgeous ring necked snake :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 145,735
Posted By abshipp

Our senior mechanic fully retired this week and...

Our senior mechanic fully retired this week and is going to go walk the AT for a while.

I went to help him move some heavy stuff out of his apartment and while I was there he showed me the pack...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 145,735
Posted By abshipp

Didn't have to move the bridge, although it would...

Didn't have to move the bridge, although it would have made things easier for fender mounting if it had been done.
03-23-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By abshipp

I appreciate it, I'm going to miss this one :( ...

I appreciate it, I'm going to miss this one :(

Thanks for the clarification on the binder bolt :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 145,735
Posted By abshipp

Also, rain all day on my day off. Just like...

Also, rain all day on my day off.

Just like last Wednesday :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 145,735
Posted By abshipp

Just listed the old Trek for sale. Seems like I'm...

Just listed the old Trek for sale. Seems like I'm totally divesting from the 650b thing for now.

Whenever I feel like I want to sell something a good test for me is to clean it really well. I'll...
03-23-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By abshipp

And more: ...

And more:

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_20220323_112414_c54f65b8bcaec60a2aadbc4c8114542fc086b8f7.jpg
Not a dent, just a strange void in the powdercoat...
03-23-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By abshipp

More photos: ...

More photos:

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20220323_112207_573bfddac79196050d6f438ad466e94fdfbaee69.jpg...
03-23-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By abshipp

63cm 1981 Trek 710 F/F/HS/WS/HB 650b Low Trail

1981 Trek 710 rolling chassis plus fenders, brakes, headset, stem & handlebars, plus other small parts. Modified for 650b cantilever/linear pull brakes.

SOLD plus 1/2 actual shipping from 29601....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-22, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 145,735
Posted By abshipp

Looks like Phil Gaimon and I have something in...

Looks like Phil Gaimon and I have something in common: neither of us took the Paris Mountain KOM today.

I mean, he did it about 8-9 minutes faster than I did but the statement still stands :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-22, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 145,735
Posted By abshipp

Spartanburg SC? :bday:​​​​​​

Spartanburg SC? :bday:​​​​​​
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 145,735
Posted By abshipp

The optimist in me is hoping the RD is limited...

The optimist in me is hoping the RD is limited out to that cog.

The bike shop mechanic in me is much more pessimistic :twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 145,735
Posted By abshipp

:(

:(
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2,748
Views: 448,387
Posted By abshipp

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1351/img_20220319_073139_ddab4e036f6a44bf5278157dd63f7d48f35b8599.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 145,735
Posted By abshipp

Rained overnight and was very foggy/misty this...

Rained overnight and was very foggy/misty this morning so my commute and ride was pretty soggy.

Still beats driving.

Also, this never gets old:
...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.