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04-19-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 754
Posted By Chubby715

I believe the culprit is the cable. I removed the...

I believe the culprit is the cable. I removed the pinch bolt and the RD slides freely down to the limit screw. But when I pull the cable and click the shifter, the cable doesn't slide easily for the...
01-29-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,530
Posted By Chubby715

+1 on the regular Conti Sprinters. I used them...

+1 on the regular Conti Sprinters. I used them (22mm) for several years on my Campy Chrono tubulars. Very light, durable and affordable.
12-08-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,906
Posted By Chubby715

This is a custom built frame (Columbus SL) from...

This is a custom built frame (Columbus SL) from 1983 outfitted with a Campy SR groupo I purchased for $400 from Colorado Cyclist. The bars and stem are Cinelli. This was my daily ride for the past 30...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2,753
Views: 449,607
Posted By Chubby715

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That's my bike near a case of bottled water from Costco
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 516,149
Posted By Chubby715

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2020 Cervelo R5 with Dura Ace and Zipp 303
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,151
Posted By Chubby715

I did the same thing this spring. Went from a...

I did the same thing this spring. Went from a 1986 custom Columbus frame with Campy SR to a Cervelo R5 with Dura Ace and Zipp 303 wheels. Its a much lighter bike and much more responsive when you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,876
Posted By Chubby715

I live in Fairfield CT so the terrain in CT will...

I live in Fairfield CT so the terrain in CT will be mostly flat to easy rolling hills if you're riding parallel to the coast on Route 1 the whole way north. The bigger question is how comfortable are...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,071
Posted By Chubby715

My hardest climb was Sonara Pass...

My hardest climb was Sonara Pass (https://pjammcycling.com/climb/166.Sonora%20Pass%20West) in the California Sierras. It was difficult because I was on a touring bike with panniers containing around...
06-09-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,689
Posted By Chubby715

Sorry to hear the Athena components aren't...

Sorry to hear the Athena components aren't holding up after such a short period. I purposely selected Campy Super Record components on my first racing bike in the early 80s since it was race proven....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 22,678
Posted By Chubby715

I recently got the R5 with all black finish. I...

I recently got the R5 with all black finish. I previously was riding a vintage steel frame bike so my joints would be sore after 2 consecutive days of riding, but with the Cervelo I can now ride 5...
04-27-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 721
Posted By Chubby715

I've been riding in the morning before starting...

I've been riding in the morning before starting work from my house at around 9:15 AM. I head out around 8 AM and ride a 20 mile loop (w/around 1900 ft of climbing) in about 65 minutes.
04-22-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,941
Posted By Chubby715

I'm one of those weirdos who rides the exact same...

I'm one of those weirdos who rides the exact same route consistently 5-6 times per week. Its an 18 mile loop with two nice climbs. The main reason I don't deviate is I always know I'll be done riding...
04-20-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3,182
Views: 816,343
Posted By Chubby715

I turn 60 later this year so I bought a Cervelo...

I turn 60 later this year so I bought a Cervelo R5 last month as an early gift to myself :). Previously for the past 35 years I was riding a custom built racing bike where I had spent $400 for a...
04-17-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,863
Posted By Chubby715

+1 on the Silca floor pump with a presta head....

+1 on the Silca floor pump with a presta head. I've had mine for 30+ years and it still does a solid job in getting my tubulars rock hard in about 10 pumps. As freeranger says, let out some air from...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 27,150
Views: 17,663,471
Posted By Chubby715

This is my new ride I bought last month.... ...

This is my new ride I bought last month....
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Cervelo R5 purchased in March from...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 20,411
Views: 4,711,087
Posted By Chubby715

Cervelo R5 (rim version) with Dura Ace groupset...

Cervelo R5 (rim version) with Dura Ace groupset and Zipp Firecrest 303 wheels, along with a Park work stand, Lezyne carbon road pump and Wahoo Elmnt Bolt Bundle.
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