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08-24-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 463
Posted By bamboobike4

The title of this thread is my adolescence.

The title of this thread is my adolescence.
08-24-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,626
Posted By bamboobike4

Just picked up an Airborne Valkyrie, 50cm. Will...

Just picked up an Airborne Valkyrie, 50cm.
Will overhaul and show here, then sell it.
9-sp DA triple is not exactly C&V, but getting there.
08-24-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,668
Posted By bamboobike4

Yes. I think it's called "leave Hwy 23 or 81 at...

Yes. I think it's called "leave Hwy 23 or 81 at your own peril."
08-24-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,668
Posted By bamboobike4

Maybe like the tomato, tomato, (splat) catchup...

Maybe like the tomato, tomato, (splat) catchup logo, but in yellow....
08-23-22, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By bamboobike4

Connected. Close enough to drive. I need to...

Connected. Close enough to drive.
I need to figure out which bike will be n-1.
08-23-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By bamboobike4

I have a complete NOS set of 1055 wheels, 7-speed.

I have a complete NOS set of 1055 wheels, 7-speed.
08-23-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10,356
Views: 1,323,565
Posted By bamboobike4

Da small world…..

So, I’m sitting on the side of a mountain, talking to a guy who is there to go 4-wheeling and camping.
He cycles, and we talk a bit.

I mention that I like to do neo-retro, he grins, says “I moved...
08-23-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 815
Posted By bamboobike4

Same as Carnegie Hall…..practice.

Same as Carnegie Hall…..practice.
08-23-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,668
Posted By bamboobike4

+1 I roll the packet up and stick it under...

+1

I roll the packet up and stick it under my shorts hem.

Thunder Ridge in VA provides mustard at rest stops….litters the road for a good mile.
08-22-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,668
Posted By bamboobike4

There’s a hill S of Darlington that is redic. ...

There’s a hill S of Darlington that is redic. But I stopped and rode it last time I was there. Just the hill. Then I got cheese at Roelli’s.
08-21-22, 11:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 135
Posted By bamboobike4

Everysight Raptor

I have a set 16GB. My lady has a 32GB. Limited to 8 hours or so, but no complaints. I’ve recorded some video, a few pics, the pairing is average, but not having any mounts is a clean setup. I’ve...
08-21-22, 11:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,297
Posted By bamboobike4

Get rid of that L thumb. Just sayin’

Get rid of that L thumb.
Just sayin’
08-21-22, 11:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,183
Posted By bamboobike4

+1 I wet the back of the snaps before every...

+1

I wet the back of the snaps before every ride.
I have one Garmin HRM that seems 20bpm high, another Garmin HRM that appears normal.
08-21-22, 11:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By bamboobike4

I’m 100% game. Will try to connect.

I’m 100% game. Will try to connect.
08-21-22, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 880
Posted By bamboobike4

Glad it’s 1.5cm too long TT.

Glad it’s 1.5cm too long TT.
08-21-22, 10:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 512
Posted By bamboobike4

‘83 with 50th. No special reason. I had...

‘83 with 50th.

No special reason.

I had a ‘91 Camry LE. It was a great car. Had a Fujitsu radio that got recalled. Everything worked.
08-20-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2,411
Views: 291,777
Posted By bamboobike4

It confessed to the leak.

It confessed to the leak.
08-20-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 777
Posted By bamboobike4

Thanks. The decal says SLX, but they could be...

Thanks. The decal says SLX, but they could be replacements.

The paint is very likely original, unless it was a complete strip, as the paint defects “look” the part, The cross-hatching / fish...
08-20-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 553
Posted By bamboobike4

It so often depends upon what is on sale. ...

It so often depends upon what is on sale.

Lately, I’m using Vittoria Rubino Pro in 25, but I picked up new 25mm Mavic Yksions for $20/ea. at a swap meet.
08-20-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,288
Posted By bamboobike4

This thread is Magically Delicious.

This thread is Magically Delicious.
08-20-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 413
Posted By bamboobike4

Too much math; this is one for experts.

Too much math; this is one for experts.
08-19-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By bamboobike4

A lot longer than those 2 Garmin items. 2014 Mac...

A lot longer than those 2 Garmin items. 2014 Mac is running Zwift, on Wahoo Kickr just fine.
20+ year old Panasonic tube TV still works
18 year old RCA tube TV, works and gave away.
Several TV’s...
08-18-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 777
Posted By bamboobike4

Still have no idea if this is a Super or...

Still have no idea if this is a Super or Superissimo.
...
08-18-22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 883
Posted By bamboobike4

Toe’d in.

With a 106-miler in 2 days, I toe’d in the new pads using a third hand tool and 3 slivers of card stock. I think they are ready. The 11-36 cassette is ready, Di2 shifting smoothly with the Roadlink...
08-18-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By bamboobike4

You may not agree, but when a $500 item is...

You may not agree, but when a $500 item is defective, the offer of spending another $500 after discount does not seem decent. It implies they want me to make the same mistake (or leap of $500) faith...
08-16-22, 10:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 883
Posted By bamboobike4

Emory board, and my nails look a lot better, to.

Emory board, and my nails look a lot better, to.
08-16-22, 09:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 812
Posted By bamboobike4

5 more on eBay. Did anyone say other...

5 more on eBay.
Did anyone say other companies were perfect?
Who knows if you are hallucinating, read the wrong post, or are just stupid.
Could be anything, though.
And, It’s not like you have...
08-16-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By bamboobike4

The Giant MCR

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Wanted the seatpost he did, too.
08-16-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 812
Posted By bamboobike4

Sure, go Garmin

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08-15-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By bamboobike4

WTF? Garmin Tumor. Edge 1000

I put two bikes on stands outdoors, lube chains, check cables, and one does this.
Much worse when riding.

Garmin Support chat asked for S/N, then pic, then offers 20% off on a new whatever.
A...
08-15-22, 09:29 PM
Replies: 19,547
Views: 2,445,971
Posted By bamboobike4

Somewhere in Colorado. It hailed on our...

Somewhere in Colorado. It hailed on our mountain. And not to the chief
...
08-15-22, 09:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 588
Posted By bamboobike4

Heck, I’ve had to give change for that.

Heck, I’ve had to give change for that.
08-15-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 588
Posted By bamboobike4

Not mine. In the Colnago world, though, there...

Not mine. In the Colnago world, though, there are fans of each paint scheme, team colors, etc.
The Mapei fans are by far the most dedicated. They will pay that much for a repaint in some cases....
08-15-22, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10,356
Views: 1,323,565
Posted By bamboobike4

Same model, same year as mine. Rode it weeks ago...

Same model, same year as mine. Rode it weeks ago in a time trial.
08-15-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 588
Posted By bamboobike4

The bike is for sale for $3000 OBO on FB Vintage...

The bike is for sale for $3000 OBO on FB Vintage Ti.
08-14-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,470
Posted By bamboobike4

+1 Same with Ksyriums, straight pull bladed....

+1

Same with Ksyriums, straight pull bladed. Very high tension. Proprietary nipples. Supplied plastic spoke wrench is useless. Metal wrench cracked the nipples. No access to the nipples from the...
08-14-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10,356
Views: 1,323,565
Posted By bamboobike4

Then Hollywood and MLB destroyed it.

Then Hollywood and MLB destroyed it.
08-14-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,241
Posted By bamboobike4

No cheese cooler? I’m out.

No cheese cooler? I’m out.
08-13-22, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10,356
Views: 1,323,565
Posted By bamboobike4

Destiny! And 126 for the 7-speed group. Now, I...

Destiny!
And 126 for the 7-speed group. Now, I could send you a complete NOS takeoff 1055 group, with wheels, for very cheap. From a ‘92 Paramount. Enabling is the name of our game.

The ‘88...
08-12-22, 11:22 PM
Replies: 10,356
Views: 1,323,565
Posted By bamboobike4

Never thought of that. PS: decals available...

Never thought of that.

PS: decals available @ VeloCals, courtesy of QuangVuong
08-12-22, 11:12 PM
Replies: 19,547
Views: 2,445,971
Posted By bamboobike4

Great vibe in Manitou Springs, Buffalo Lodge Bike...

Great vibe in Manitou Springs, Buffalo Lodge Bike Resort is very laid back, about 2/3 mile from the back gate.

I could ride the Garden over and over, watch the deer, tourists falling off of rocks,...
08-12-22, 11:04 PM
Replies: 19,547
Views: 2,445,971
Posted By bamboobike4

. Hindsight is 20/20, but that would have been a...

. Hindsight is 20/20, but that would have been a great comment at the time, but likely not appreciated.

Pretty crappy that happened to you. Cretins like that only understand greater violence. A...
08-12-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10,356
Views: 1,323,565
Posted By bamboobike4

Yes, look it over well. Very similar to the...

Yes, look it over well. Very similar to the Ironman Carbon.
The head tube can crack under heavy headset tightening.
but
Per a former member who would know: The fork crown on the Carbon-R has its...
08-12-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 19,547
Views: 2,445,971
Posted By bamboobike4

Garden of the Gods

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Near the Manitou turnaround.
...
08-11-22, 09:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,241
Posted By bamboobike4

What’s in the fridge?

What’s in the fridge?
08-11-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 16,639
Posted By bamboobike4

Nothing constitutes a C&V bicycle….

Self-identify it as C&V and presto: Done.
It’s about what you want it to be.
Tradition, guidelines, generally accepted standards, all moot.
They just generate debate, and that’s not allowed.
...
08-10-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By bamboobike4

I’ve seen that rear cluster before, just can’t...

I’ve seen that rear cluster before, just can’t remember where. Miyata?
Better pics of the fork may help, as well as the bottom bracket and rear dropouts?
08-10-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 302
Posted By bamboobike4

C24’s are great wheels.

C24’s are great wheels.
08-10-22, 05:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 448
Posted By bamboobike4

Yep, if swappable, will need the go freehub and a...

Yep, if swappable, will need the go freehub and a longer axle.
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