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Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 36,874
Posted By abshipp

First 40 miles on the Holdsworth this morning....

First 40 miles on the Holdsworth this morning. Felt really nice - definitely a more aggressive position that I need to adapt to. Overall it's very smooth and not terribly stiff.

Climbing in the...
08-01-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,425
Posted By abshipp

I never knew how much I needed an orange bicycle...

I never knew how much I needed an orange bicycle until this frameset popped up.

As an additional bonus, my two favorite jerseys are solid color - one of them light blue and the other orange :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 231,679
Posted By abshipp

Thanks :) I'm with you on the bottle cages...

Thanks :)

I'm with you on the bottle cages TBH. I go back and forth between liking how they aren't super prominent and thinking that they need to be a different color so they don't just disappear...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 231,679
Posted By abshipp

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07-31-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,425
Posted By abshipp

I stripped my 1977 Super Le Tour of its shifters,...

I stripped my 1977 Super Le Tour of its shifters, drivetrain, and wheels and put them on this - steel frame, CF fork:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 36,874
Posted By abshipp

Thank you! :) I really love how this...

Thank you! :)



I really love how this turned out, thanks :)



What is your definition of "night"?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 36,874
Posted By abshipp

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I'm quite pleased.

First ride hopefully Saturday night or...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 36,874
Posted By abshipp

:love: Sippi only likes eyeliner on one eye...

:love:

Sippi only likes eyeliner on one eye :)

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 36,874
Posted By abshipp

A few days ago Mrs. abshipp & I got to sit on our...

A few days ago Mrs. abshipp & I got to sit on our porch during a reasonably strong thunderstorm, complete with close lightning strikes & loud thunder.

Didn't get wet except from a few wind gusts....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 36,874
Posted By abshipp

No rides at all for me this week. I had time...

No rides at all for me this week.

I had time this morning, but chose this instead:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 36,874
Posted By abshipp

Yep! ​​​ Quality

Yep!
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Quality
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 36,874
Posted By abshipp

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 36,874
Posted By abshipp

Cant view page 82 at all :foo:

Cant view page 82 at all :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 36,874
Posted By abshipp

LPLO ...

LPLO
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 36,874
Posted By abshipp

There is carbon involved :) I'll post...

There is carbon involved :)

I'll post pictures once I get it, but here's an approximation of the color scheme :D

...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 36,874
Posted By abshipp

Delivery scheduled for Thursday :)

Delivery scheduled for Thursday :)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 36,874
Posted By abshipp

New-to-me frameset is shipping tomorrow :)

New-to-me frameset is shipping tomorrow :)
07-18-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 36,032
Posted By abshipp

Both great options, thanks!

Both great options, thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2,609
Views: 388,799
Posted By abshipp

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 36,874
Posted By abshipp

Sweat doesn't bother my eyes, but I really hate...

Sweat doesn't bother my eyes, but I really hate it when it drips on my glasses.
07-18-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,503
Posted By abshipp

Which very much ended up inspiring this build: ...

Which very much ended up inspiring this build:

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07-18-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 17,595
Views: 1,929,765
Posted By abshipp

55 miles and 3800' yesterday. A bit milder...

55 miles and 3800' yesterday.

A bit milder 28 miles today.

Nasty humidity and hot the last few days, though.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 36,874
Posted By abshipp

I think I might need to buy a Halo. 93%...

I think I might need to buy a Halo.

93% humidity at the start of this morning's ride :notamused:

​​​​​​Gross
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 36,874
Posted By abshipp

What kind of pedals do you have?

What kind of pedals do you have?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 36,874
Posted By abshipp

I've got a colleague that rides with a group like...

I've got a colleague that rides with a group like that.

His ability to be out of the house before 5am consistently is big reason why he's fast and I'm not.
07-16-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 36,032
Posted By abshipp

Thanks so much! Sorry for taking so long to reply...

Thanks so much! Sorry for taking so long to reply - I'm barely at a computer nowadays ever since I moved!

Yes that is the 650b track bike. I really love how this turned out. I don't really ride it...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 36,874
Posted By abshipp

Good to know. I believe it's a 2019. Blue...

Good to know.

I believe it's a 2019. Blue with 105.

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07-11-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4,117
Views: 392,710
Posted By abshipp

Still looking...with addendums above. Anyone...

Still looking...with addendums above.

Anyone have a Paramount frameset hanging around? Or a 6xx/7xx Trek?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 36,874
Posted By abshipp

​​​​​​ There's a gorgeous used rim brake R2 in...

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There's a gorgeous used rim brake R2 in my size for sale here in the shop that I want so bad.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 36,874
Posted By abshipp

Mrs. abshipp and I are in Charleston :) ...

Mrs. abshipp and I are in Charleston :)


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Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 36,874
Posted By abshipp

Awesome, where are you going? I've actually...

Awesome, where are you going? I've actually enjoyed climbing a lot more than I thought I would.

Speaking of, I did our local climb "backwards" today just to see what it's like. It's about a mile...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 36,874
Posted By abshipp

Kudos I haven't even broken 1k yet. ...

Kudos

I haven't even broken 1k yet.

Relative to last year, I'm at 30% of total mileage. At 50% of total elevation though :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 156,220
Posted By abshipp

Kudos. I had a 40mi climbing ride planned for...

Kudos. I had a 40mi climbing ride planned for today but ended up bailing on that idea this morning. Maybe was a good idea since today's turned out to be quite steamy.

So I ended up doing what I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 156,220
Posted By abshipp

Lit and rotating! ...

Lit and rotating!

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 156,220
Posted By abshipp

Foggy here this morning too. ...

Foggy here this morning too.

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bampilot06 this is the beacon at GYH
06-26-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17,595
Views: 1,929,765
Posted By abshipp

More fixed gear riding this morning. Did a couple...

More fixed gear riding this morning. Did a couple of laps around one of the local airports frequented by cyclists in the area. Mostly rolling terrain and I ended up averaging a little over 17mph for...
06-26-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 36,032
Posted By abshipp

Bit moody this morning ...

Bit moody this morning

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06-25-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 17,595
Views: 1,929,765
Posted By abshipp

Short 1hr ride up to Furman University and back...

Short 1hr ride up to Furman University and back home before work this morning. Haven't ridden my track bike in a while - felt nice to get back on it ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 156,220
Posted By abshipp

Velo Vol https://youtu.be/e8PodEM4Y8g

Velo Vol

https://youtu.be/e8PodEM4Y8g
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 156,220
Posted By abshipp

Yeowch! That's new on my list of fears. I'm...

Yeowch!

That's new on my list of fears. I'm a mouthbreather on the bike so I've eaten quite a few bugs.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 156,220
Posted By abshipp

Also some small yellow insect got caught in...

Also some small yellow insect got caught in between the tongue of my shoe and my foot today. I have a small bump where it may have tried to sting me. Never had that happen before.
06-23-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17,595
Views: 1,929,765
Posted By abshipp

Haven't done a proper longer ride all year, so...

Haven't done a proper longer ride all year, so today I took advantage of the cooler temperatures and took the SLT out for 61 miles and 4k of climbing.

Felt pretty good overall, aside from the last...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 156,220
Posted By abshipp

First longer ride in a while today. May need to...

First longer ride in a while today. May need to throw looks to the wayside and raise my stem a bit. Hard and painful to hold my head up towards the end.

Helped someone cross the road:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 156,220
Posted By abshipp

My wrists were done before my legs were on the...

My wrists were done before my legs were on the MTB this morning. Bit chunky at times around here.
06-11-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4,117
Views: 392,710
Posted By abshipp

I'll preface this with saying I'm not sure if I'm...

I'll preface this with saying I'm not sure if I'm really in the market for something right now, but this is what I've been thinking a lot about. It's quite specific but maybe this will be fruitful to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 156,220
Posted By abshipp

Never thought I would ever say this: Really...

Never thought I would ever say this:

Really nice climb today. Main section is 6.5 miles and averages just 3.5% with a few 7-8% sections that takes you up just over 1k feet. Overall it was 40 miles...
06-09-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 17,595
Views: 1,929,765
Posted By abshipp

Really lovely ride this morning. I'm finally...

Really lovely ride this morning.

I'm finally starting to explore a bit more around the area - today was up and around one of the Greenville Watershed reservoirs to the little town of Saluda NC....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 156,220
Posted By abshipp

fifm

fifm
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 156,220
Posted By abshipp

This place is getting too damn crowded. Damn...

This place is getting too damn crowded. Damn out-of-towners messing up the place :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 156,220
Posted By abshipp

Top 10! :bday:

Top 10! :bday:
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