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Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-23, 06:38 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,771
Posted By Caliwild

Yeah, that bugs me every time I see it. I get...

Yeah, that bugs me every time I see it. I get excited at the bike and the price but then see that darn boilerplate language. My philosophy is that if I'm going to ride a repaired carbon bike, I...
Replies: 17
Views: 550
Posted By Caliwild

I've seen similar Tesch bikes on local Craigslist...

I've seen similar Tesch bikes on local Craigslist under $1K. In today's market, it seems high to me. There are a lot of deals to be had if you're patient. I recently purchased an almost NOS...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-23, 10:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,256
Posted By Caliwild

Updated shot... Loving the Enve tires so far. ...

Updated shot... Loving the Enve tires so far. Might be able to get a good deal on a SRAM Red AXS crankset. I've read that the Red crankset is a lot lighter than the Force one. Will shifting...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-23, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By Caliwild

Treks have lifetime warranties, I believe... Not...

Treks have lifetime warranties, I believe... Not sure on the Pina. But I'd just buy the one that speaks to you more. You'll ride it more if you love it.
01-12-23, 04:48 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-23, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 285,608
Posted By Caliwild

New-to-me 1991 Tommasini Competizione... ...

New-to-me 1991 Tommasini Competizione...
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...
01-11-23, 03:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,193
Posted By Caliwild

Thanks... they do a lot of online sales too so...

Thanks... they do a lot of online sales too so they have a dedicated Photo Booth for bikes!
01-11-23, 03:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,193
Posted By Caliwild

OK, my LBS is so awesome that they took some...

OK, my LBS is so awesome that they took some high-res photos of the bike and sent them to me! Here she is in all her glory......
01-11-23, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 287,108
Posted By Caliwild

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-10-23, 10:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,193
Posted By Caliwild

OK, got it back from the bike shop... They...

OK, got it back from the bike shop... They changed the housing, re-wrapped the bars (Cinelli cork), did a whole once-over, and built up the Dura Ace hubs with H Plus Son silver archetype wheels,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-23, 10:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 458
Posted By Caliwild

Been very happy with my Enve SES tires in a...

Been very happy with my Enve SES tires in a 700x29 (they also come in 700x31)... https://www.enve.com/product/ses-road-tire/
But you can't go wrong with the recommendations above as well.
01-10-23, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 3,728,242
Posted By Caliwild

That came out fantastic. Love that color!...

That came out fantastic. Love that color! Opposite of boring...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-23, 12:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 551
Posted By Caliwild

Or, I just take some bottled cold brew coffee...

Or, I just take some bottled cold brew coffee...
01-09-23, 11:27 AM
Replies: 74,161
Views: 12,065,935
Posted By Caliwild

Medici

I'd be all over this at this price, but no room!

https://images.craigslist.org/00c0c_kuYy32q2IzCz_0CI0t2_1200x900.jpg
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Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-23, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4,557
Views: 60,566
Posted By Caliwild

Not at all...

Not at all...
01-05-23, 01:50 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 37,446
Posted By Caliwild

1984 Bianchi Specialissima... ...

1984 Bianchi Specialissima...

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-23, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3,094
Views: 889,959
Posted By Caliwild

I have those on my Neil Pryde bike and they are...

I have those on my Neil Pryde bike and they are great. Best of the lightweight skewers, as you can actually get them very tight. Most other aftermarket skewers (like the others being sold by Fair...
12-30-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,195
Posted By Caliwild

Oof, the new red ADHX color is pretty darn...

Oof, the new red ADHX color is pretty darn hot....

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0617/8979/8591/products/ADHX_EKAR_Alloy_TeamRed_1800x1800.jpg?v=1671307464
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-22, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5,674
Views: 82,377
Posted By Caliwild

Love mine... the flat tops feel oh-so-good under...

Love mine... the flat tops feel oh-so-good under your palms.

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12-28-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,154
Posted By Caliwild

Or maybe just a pie in the face... ...

Or maybe just a pie in the face...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxc0JUmhbSU
12-28-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,154
Posted By Caliwild

I like this... ...

I like this...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VqxuJLchgnE
12-28-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 74,161
Views: 12,065,935
Posted By Caliwild

Ciocc... ...

Ciocc...

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/bik/7572471606.html

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12-27-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 74,161
Views: 12,065,935
Posted By Caliwild

Someone please go get this Rossin so I don't have...

Someone please go get this Rossin so I don't have to....

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/bik/7572039570.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00e0e_6E8N4vrCPfDz_0CI0t2_1200x900.jpg
12-27-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,195
Posted By Caliwild

This is the way.

This is the way.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,179
Posted By Caliwild

Just trying to spread the holiday cheer... ...

Just trying to spread the holiday cheer... Friends don't let friends ride crap bikes ;)
12-21-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,195
Posted By Caliwild

Unfortunately, I am immortal :) I absolutely...

Unfortunately, I am immortal :)

I absolutely love the way this bike rides. I've ridden several dozen road bikes in my day, and I can easily say that this just feels planted and well-sorted. And...
12-16-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,193
Posted By Caliwild

Thanks! Looks like it's a 1991 then... Your...

Thanks! Looks like it's a 1991 then... Your bike looks amazing! Now I need an excuse to go off to Tuscany to visit the Tommasini workshop :)
12-15-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,193
Posted By Caliwild

OK, I decided on a saddle... Used to have a black...

OK, I decided on a saddle... Used to have a black Selle Man Marco Rolls back in the day (the width was perfect for me), so just purchased a white one from 365 Cycles (great price and extra 10% off...
12-15-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,193
Posted By Caliwild

Took it straight to the bike shop... They were...

Took it straight to the bike shop... They were shocked that everything looked great, including bottom bracket and headset. Basically, they're going to change out the front housing, change the bar...
12-15-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,193
Posted By Caliwild

Tommasini - I just couldn't resist

OK, so I had posted this ad on the "are you looking for one of these" thread yesterday:

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/bik/7568117135.html

Then, a split second later, I thought to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 20,550
Posted By Caliwild

SWEET! Yeah, those Enve Foundation 45s are...

SWEET! Yeah, those Enve Foundation 45s are fantastic. I have them on a Bianchi and they're aero, light, and stiff. You can actually get custom decals for them too if you don't like the white. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 693
Posted By Caliwild

every Schwalbe tire Iíve used including the...

every Schwalbe tire Iíve used including the various iterations of the Pro One TLE, has been a lovely ride, but not quite as long lasting or as stable feeling as the Contiís. But not so different as...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 819
Posted By Caliwild

The GT didn't feel like your average Ti bike... ...

The GT didn't feel like your average Ti bike... it was a lot more stiff. Maybe if you want that, that's fine. But I wanted something quick but still comfortable... That Parlee sounds good too,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 819
Posted By Caliwild

I've actually ridden both of those frames and I'd...

I've actually ridden both of those frames and I'd go Ritchey 100%. The Ritchey is probably one of the smoothest feeling (I know, subjective) frames I've ridden. One bike I regret selling, although...
12-07-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,231
Posted By Caliwild

Up in Cambria right now, doing some training for...

Up in Cambria right now, doing some training for Eroica (I know, it's not a vintage bike but at least it's a Bianchi)... OK, not really, but it's an excuse to ride Santa Rosa Creek Road. Still...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 27,078
Views: 17,873,500
Posted By Caliwild

Bianchi Sprint

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,256
Posted By Caliwild

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

OK, finally got a chance to take some photos... Here it is. Of course, I had to upgrade the wheels (Enve Foundation 45s with custom Slik Graphics celeste decals, as well as Enve tires in 700x29)...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 560
Posted By Caliwild

I would personally go with the R5. I have a bike...

I would personally go with the R5. I have a bike with the new 12 speed Ultegra, as well as one with Force 2x AXS. I'd go with the R5 for the Ultegra groupset and lighter weight.
12-01-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,231
Posted By Caliwild

Signed up to do the combo again in 2023... 72...

Signed up to do the combo again in 2023... 72 miles on the Saturday Nova Eroica ride (on the Time ADHX w/Campy Ekar), followed by the short classic route on Sunday (on the '84 Bianchi...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,746
Posted By Caliwild

Update

Quick update... Unfortunately, I hit a nasty pothole and bent the rear Mavic rim that the bike came with. Sooo, I used the opportunity to get a new wheelset. Had my shop order the DT Swiss PR 1400...
11-16-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 490
Posted By Caliwild

I just got an Accu-gage and it's great... ...

I just got an Accu-gage and it's great... accurate, cheap, and analog. Had a Topeak electronic gauge but it crapped out on me in 6 months.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 532,955
Posted By Caliwild

BMC Roadmachine Three

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11-07-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,582
Posted By Caliwild

Jesus, that's WHITE HOT! Gumwall/brown-sidewall...

Jesus, that's WHITE HOT! Gumwall/brown-sidewall tires are so nice on a white bike. Enjoy the heck out of it!
11-01-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,878
Posted By Caliwild

I had an Ibis Hakka that was 17 lbs with...

I had an Ibis Hakka that was 17 lbs with pedals... Very light frame...
10-28-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,195
Posted By Caliwild

The front... don't think so...

The front... don't think so...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,999
Posted By Caliwild

A few updates...

OK, I decided to get matchy-matchy with this bike so ended up also upgrading to the Enve SES AR handlebars, as well as their road stem, computer mount, cages, and new saddle (collaboration with Selle...
10-26-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,231
Posted By Caliwild

Odd that I didn't get an email.... Maybe I...

Odd that I didn't get an email.... Maybe I should email THEM!
10-25-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,243
Posted By Caliwild

Not exactly what you're looking for but I'm fond...

Not exactly what you're looking for but I'm fond of the Look X-track pedals since they can be used with SPD cleats...
10-14-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,202
Posted By Caliwild

I'd personally go with the Seven...

I'd personally go with the Seven...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 29,859
Posted By Caliwild

Update on the ENVE SES tires in a 700x29... Been...

Update on the ENVE SES tires in a 700x29... Been riding on them for a few weeks and they're great so far. They feel very, very similar to my Continental 5000TR tires (which are 700x30). They roll...
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