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10-23-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,594
Posted By himespau

:rolleyes::D:roflmao2:

:rolleyes::D:roflmao2:
10-22-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16,628
Views: 1,054,455
Posted By himespau

I was told the mac issue with the colors is...

I was told the mac issue with the colors is already fixed. Not sure about the pairing screen issue with all riders though.
10-19-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,157
Posted By himespau

Etiquette question (and yes I know Zwift racing...

Etiquette question (and yes I know Zwift racing isn't real racing): In a Zwift race tonight, a teammate and I were fighting with one other guy for the bottom 2 spots on the podium with 300 m left....
Forum: Foo
10-19-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11,903
Views: 2,523,796
Posted By himespau

https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/s...

https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/s720x720/245632368_403133824653926_7855241808480523661_n.jpg?_nc_cat=107&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=8bfeb9&_nc_ohc=an2T1FXaMBQAX-dPFWF&_nc_ht=scontent-ort2-1.xx&o...
10-15-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By himespau

https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B00B63M7XS?tag=amz-mkt...

https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B00B63M7XS?tag=amz-mkt-chr-us-20&ascsubtag=1ba00-01000-org00-win10-other-smile-us000-pcomp-feature-scomp-feature-scomp&ref=aa_scomp_srsr1 is amazon's listing that most...
10-15-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By himespau

Looks like some Fizik stuff that I have. I can't...

Looks like some Fizik stuff that I have. I can't find it anymore with the overlap built set in like that but I liked the stuff I had (I've reused). I think mine was Fizik Microtex (?) Bondcush...
10-13-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,044
Posted By himespau

Dude, get some sleep. Awesome build though.

Dude, get some sleep. Awesome build though.
10-12-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 751
Posted By himespau

I haven't heard of anyone using grease in years...

I haven't heard of anyone using grease in years (decades?).
10-11-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By himespau

What is going on with the headtube decal and the...

What is going on with the headtube decal and the light mount?
10-10-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 751
Posted By himespau

https://www.ebay.com/itm/123735774909 is what I...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/123735774909 is what I would use.
10-07-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 871
Posted By himespau

I get the frustration at having a job not done...

I get the frustration at having a job not done correctly. Before you go to the extreme of buying new wheels, can you try getting a couple of cone wrenches and doing it yourself? I mean, they should...
Forum: Foo
10-06-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,181
Posted By himespau

So this whole Windows10 is the last Windows ever...

So this whole Windows10 is the last Windows ever B.S. that they advertised a few years was just normal B.S. Who'da thunk?
10-02-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 621
Posted By himespau

I think that, because they're focused on building...

I think that, because they're focused on building out the Makuzi Islands, they're skipping the UCI courses this year. I've heard there's a lot more courses in the islands to come.
10-02-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By himespau

Whenever I see paint that pristine, I always...

Whenever I see paint that pristine, I always think repaint/powder
10-01-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,028
Posted By himespau

Campagnolo makes a lot of their stuff in Romania...

Campagnolo makes a lot of their stuff in Romania and a bit in Asia these days.
09-29-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 952
Posted By himespau

Super cool

Super cool
09-27-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By himespau

or if the amount of sag changes over time.

or if the amount of sag changes over time.
09-26-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,056
Posted By himespau

That was my assumption as well. Thanks for...

That was my assumption as well. Thanks for buying it so that I wouldn't have to.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,832
Posted By himespau

Not happy to admit this affects my ability to get...

Not happy to admit this affects my ability to get aero.
09-24-21, 06:27 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,044
Posted By himespau

I like that Jagwire silver carbon housing you...

I like that Jagwire silver carbon housing you show so much that I bought a big roll of both brake and shifter several years back and will probably be using it until I die.
Forum: Foo
09-22-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 868
Posted By himespau

Wasn't there another thread on this or is this...

Wasn't there another thread on this or is this about the rescheduled concert? Or am I losing my mind?
09-19-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,044
Posted By himespau

Wow, great find.

Wow, great find.
09-16-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,177
Posted By himespau

I like tracking my performance on strava...

I like tracking my performance on strava (especially as I am coming back from an injury due to being hit by a car). There are one or two segments that I made that I really like to push myself on. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 417
Posted By himespau

Any signs of impact on the frame itself?

Any signs of impact on the frame itself?
09-15-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By himespau

Not official measurements, but I recently did: ...

Not official measurements, but I recently did:
Center of BB spindle to top of saddle
Used a level to get a straight line up from the center of the BB spindle and then did distance of that back to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,194
Posted By himespau

fify

fify
09-14-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,668
Posted By himespau

I would go with the Voyageur, but only because I...

I would go with the Voyageur, but only because I have an '88 Voyageur that's going to be my next build (I have a go-fast road bike from the '80's set up with 10 speed Campagnolo now, but I don't have...
Forum: Foo
09-13-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11,903
Views: 2,523,796
Posted By himespau

My issue with avocadoes is the ones we get up...

My issue with avocadoes is the ones we get up here are always picked early and chemically ripened, so they're either rock hard or overdone and taste soapy more often than not. If you get a good one...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,194
Posted By himespau

What sucks for the customers is, not matter...

What sucks for the customers is, not matter whether they decide to get another brand or go to another Specialized dealer is that they may have been near the front of the line (or not) depending on...
09-12-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
Posted By himespau

Hope you recover quickly.

Hope you recover quickly.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,194
Posted By himespau

In 2014 (or some other year) when there was a...

In 2014 (or some other year) when there was a surplus of bikes, they may have done that. In a year of shortages when there aren't enough to go around, why give profit/commissions to someone who is...
09-12-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 822
Posted By himespau

To be fair, the FD braze on is very low (I went...

To be fair, the FD braze on is very low (I went through 4-5 FDs before finding one that would clear a 53T chainring and, and even that one would only do it if it was rotated so far it wouldn't work. ...
09-12-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 822
Posted By himespau

Good thought but the number hanger is a brazed on...

Good thought but the number hanger is a brazed on loop sticking out of the frame. The chrome dealie is threaded into it to sort of clamp the race number in place.

Ooh, I just figured it out. ...
09-12-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8,065
Views: 2,586,365
Posted By himespau

My most recent entry. Mostly done. As an 1989...

My most recent entry. Mostly done. As an 1989 (?) with 10 speed Ergos, it doesn't quite fit the rules, but I liked this thread before it got moved here....
09-12-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 822
Posted By himespau

What is this mystery threaded hole for?

Thanks to all your help on a number of threads trying deal with the idiosyncrasies of this bike (best estimate is 1989 Colnago Super Piu), I finally got my bike built though I still have to fix the...
09-12-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,668
Posted By himespau

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/p1200903_71038bd00344cbf20aa3ee00a23cb4c3f94a8e6e.jpg
Photo was taken after maiden shake-down ride and the seatpost (and apparently...
09-10-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 959
Posted By himespau

I generally start 45 minutes or more before the...

I generally start 45 minutes or more before the race so that I can get all booted up, load zwift, get dressed, go back and get the water bottles I forgot to bring into the basement, join the event...
09-09-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,801
Posted By himespau

I think my next set of rims will be from Light...

I think my next set of rims will be from Light Bicycles. Seem to here good things about them.
09-08-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 842
Posted By himespau

Indeed. Also, classic, hand built bikes have...

Indeed. Also, classic, hand built bikes have craftsmanship that modern, robot assembled bikes lack. On the other hand, robots don't go out and have a few beers with lunch and then just weld FD...
09-08-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,800
Posted By himespau

Top tier is actually less durable (though gets...

Top tier is actually less durable (though gets new technology first that later trickles down) because it's made to be light above all else. 2nd or 3rd tier is probably the sweet spot. Especially if...
09-07-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 38,483
Posted By himespau

Is he a fatty like me? My Zwift-FTP was ~320...

Is he a fatty like me? My Zwift-FTP was ~320 (couldn't hold that for an hour, but could do ~300) when I was 105 or so kg (and I was probably doing ~10-12 hours a week). I don't know how much of...
09-05-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,112
Posted By himespau

A bit pricey (to me), but also kid of pretty...

A bit pricey (to me), but also kid of pretty (again, to me): (https://velo-orange.com/collections/stems/products/grand-cru-quill-stem)...
09-04-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,112
Posted By himespau

Yeah, why not just clamp on a Crane bell?

Yeah, why not just clamp on a Crane bell?
09-03-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 38,483
Posted By himespau

This summer, the Zwift Classics League was trying...

This summer, the Zwift Classics League was trying to group people based on 1,5,20 minute power and expected time to finish the course, which was better than nothing. They were talking about adding...
09-02-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6,607
Views: 427,004
Posted By himespau

Yeah, I should have just said screw it and paid...

Yeah, I should have just said screw it and paid extra for the 4 stroke, but I'd been planning on buying a chainsaw and other stuff that would need the mixed gas (have an old rototiller that I haven't...
09-02-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 6,607
Views: 427,004
Posted By himespau

Just make sure that you check to see if you need...

Just make sure that you check to see if you need to put oil in the gas before you put it in the saw. Hopefully, super obvious and unnecessary comment.
08-26-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 610
Posted By himespau

There were a few burrs that I filed down, the...

There were a few burrs that I filed down, the spacing of the slot looks even up and down, and it's fairly clean. I'll try cleaning both it (and the seatpost) further and re-lubing. If I really...
08-23-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 649
Posted By himespau

I have so many cheap hex keys that came with...

I have so many cheap hex keys that came with various pieces of cheap furniture that I can't bear to throw out that I'd probably sacrifice one by trying to JB Weld it into the slot and use it to hold...
08-22-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,273
Posted By himespau

In May, I was stopped in the left turn lane...

In May, I was stopped in the left turn lane (square center of the lane) at a stoplight, with a car stopped behind me. She claims she thought the light changed when it hadn't (at least she admits it...
08-13-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,009
Posted By himespau

Inadvertently causing damage to equipment, I'd...

Inadvertently causing damage to equipment, I'd agree with you. Jackassery after being repeatedly cautioned might get me to rethink that though.
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