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07-20-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,887
Posted By mgopack42

Here are my two: ...

Here are my two:
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Apologies for the OS top tube!...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-22, 04:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 947
Posted By mgopack42

I have to agree with this sentiment. I had a B&W...

I have to agree with this sentiment. I had a B&W BikeBox II, which was nice and protective. TSA opened it 4 times, and got it closed properly ZERO times. The bike was not damaged, but the box was...
07-03-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 8,074
Posted By mgopack42

I spent my day off on Friday geting my Masi ready...

I spent my day off on Friday geting my Masi ready to go, but then the shop called and told me that my car wouldn't be ready to go untill Saturday. I did find out that if you don't tighten the...
07-01-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 387
Posted By mgopack42

Yeah the bridge deck was steel mesh, since this...

Yeah the bridge deck was steel mesh, since this happens every spring (well probably not this year, since it barely snowed in the mountains) the sheer power of the water was astonishing!
07-01-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 325
Posted By mgopack42

I just wanted to say, that since Drano is lye...

I just wanted to say, that since Drano is lye (sodium hydroxide) which is a strong base, baking soda (a weak base) will not neutralize it. Better is to use vinegar, which is a weak (5% acetic) acid....
07-01-22, 06:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 387
Posted By mgopack42

Not my bike, but a group I rode with: ...

Not my bike, but a group I rode with:

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Spring in the Sierra...
06-18-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By mgopack42

alexihnen I have a pair that I may be willing to...

alexihnen I have a pair that I may be willing to get rid of. I have a pair of 6207 levers I could use on the bike instead, since I like the look of them better (I have always been a sucker for...
05-28-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By mgopack42

Yune_Garage I would be cautious of any one...

Yune_Garage I would be cautious of any one responding with their first BF post! Sorry if this is offensive to Yen1818 , but I always expect the worst from people (am old and grumpy).
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2,917
Views: 555,079
Posted By mgopack42

Mount Hamilton, from the east approach. Roads...

Mount Hamilton, from the east approach. Roads empty, but the 120 Inch dome lies ahead! This was a satisfying acheivment. now I need to tick off Diablo and Tamalplais this season. Bought the jersey...
05-08-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By mgopack42

JoeBass Joe, can you post the contact info for...

JoeBass Joe, can you post the contact info for this ride, siince the organizers never chimed in?
04-27-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,223
Posted By mgopack42

I second that idea. last Eroica, CA, I had my...

I second that idea. last Eroica, CA, I had my right crank arm start to loosen along with the associated ghost shifts etc. I was doing the heroic route, and at the first two rest stops no one had the...
04-26-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,448
Posted By mgopack42

Looks like the same weather as last fall! hope...

Looks like the same weather as last fall! hope it clears up and becomes glorious for you three. Watch out for harbor pilots adding a thousand feet of climbing...so you dont miss any sights!
04-23-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,223
Posted By mgopack42

I think we need to see the matching jersey to...

I think we need to see the matching jersey to properly decide! So far it is a toss up for me.
04-20-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 775
Posted By mgopack42

I call these "diver helmet" stops. I have this...

I call these "diver helmet" stops. I have this on one of my bikes, and when i was switching part, I set the special ferrule aside so aas not to lose it... of course I lost it. any one have a...
04-03-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 315
Posted By mgopack42

I managed to use a 7400 FD on a 48-38-28...

I managed to use a 7400 FD on a 48-38-28 tripplized chainring set up. Shifting was, as you can imagine, not crisp. It did work though....
04-03-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 8,074
Posted By mgopack42

It was great meeting and riding with you guys. ...

It was great meeting and riding with you guys. Only one mechanical issue in the shakedown, but I can confirm that it was operator error.
04-03-22, 08:22 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,223
Posted By mgopack42

I am riding the Nova too. Doing the shorter...

I am riding the Nova too. Doing the shorter route on my Ridley Kanzo gravel bike....
03-25-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 8,074
Posted By mgopack42

It looks like I will be in SF that weekend for a...

It looks like I will be in SF that weekend for a short holiday weekend. I think I will take my new prize (toy) out for a shakedown ride. see you all Saturday!
Mark
03-14-22, 11:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By mgopack42

The F/F is a 1985(?) 3V. This should be the first...

The F/F is a 1985(?) 3V. This should be the first year or Chorus, if I am not mistaken. This could be how someone would have built it back then. I will go with a spacer, and I have already ordered an...
03-14-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By mgopack42

Thanks for the replies everyone. I guess Amazon...

Thanks for the replies everyone. I guess Amazon it is. Who would have thought that two period parts from the same group set wouldn't fit properly on an Italian bike from the same era? go figure! Here...
03-13-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By mgopack42

Chorus brakes and headset incomparable?

I am trying to build the Masi (mostly) all Italian. I just ran into something I have never seen before, the fork crown is too close to the bottom HS cup to allow the brake bolt through the fork...
03-08-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,664
Posted By mgopack42

PM sent

PM sent
02-23-22, 11:17 AM
02-22-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,223
Posted By mgopack42

Yeah, it does have 28mm Gravel Kings on it, but...

Yeah, it does have 28mm Gravel Kings on it, but the gearing is certainly not what this old guy needs for a long on/off pavement route with lots of climbing. Staturday's ride will be on my gravel...
02-21-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,223
Posted By mgopack42

gugie , you seem to have forgotten there was just...

gugie , you seem to have forgotten there was just one flat, and it was up by the Elephant seals on Saturday. So a bunch of us rode down the coast, over 1300 bike miles, and the only flat was a guy...
02-21-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,223
Posted By mgopack42

I also wanted to use my power meter pedals, on...

I also wanted to use my power meter pedals, on the 3Rensho, so I kluged up a solution...
02-21-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,223
Posted By mgopack42

Well, I finally decided on my game plan for...

Well, I finally decided on my game plan for Erotica weekend. Since I did the Heroic route last time, I have nothing to prove in that regard. And since it was so bad last time, they threw in a free...
02-17-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By mgopack42

85 was still Italian made I think, the USA built...

85 was still Italian made I think, the USA built ones were later 80's.
02-17-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By mgopack42

I have one . I will PM you with pictures. ...

I have one . I will PM you with pictures.
Kalin, seat rail to bottom: 30cm, to minimum insertion line: 21cm
02-13-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 632
Posted By mgopack42

A couple of misc pictures. ...

A couple of misc pictures.
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Tried to show the cool...
02-13-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 632
Posted By mgopack42

That mount won't work with the square, Suntour...

That mount won't work with the square, Suntour style braze on.
02-13-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 632
Posted By mgopack42

Things to be done/issues to be worked out are: ...

Things to be done/issues to be worked out are:
I need to source a BSA BB. All my bikes have had Italian BBs. Prefer a DA 7400 but I will work my way through that issue, by checking E(vil) Bay, or...
02-13-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 632
Posted By mgopack42

Installed the RD, mostly so I could start on the...

Installed the RD, mostly so I could start on the shifters and mount.i wanted to be able to get the right lever on with...
02-13-22, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 632
Posted By mgopack42

I had a couple of issues with the stem and fork...

I had a couple of issues with the stem and fork interface. I ,first found the top race wouldn't thread into the steerer. Got out my one big file and gave the top of the steerer a couple of swipes....
02-13-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 632
Posted By mgopack42

Started the build. Mostly transferring the DA...

Started the build. Mostly transferring the DA parts from the Masi to the 3Rensho. Took the headset out and cleaned and regreased it. I was worried about fork steerer length. All was good....
02-12-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 632
Posted By mgopack42

As someone stated, it has the Gippemme top mount...

As someone stated, it has the Gippemme top mount adapter already. I was thinking it would be metal, and was black because of a phosphate treatment, but it is plasticplastic aluminum (duh). seems like...
02-12-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 632
Posted By mgopack42

I always loved the Superbe stuff, and in fact had...

I always loved the Superbe stuff, and in fact had a few bits back in the day when it was the hottest thing. That would make the shifter mount easier, (if Superbe had a version with that mount) but I...
02-12-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 632
Posted By mgopack42

The build plan is full (or as close to it as I...

The build plan is full (or as close to it as I can do without breaking the bank) 7400 DA. Since this is a SRA (Super Record Aero) I should aspire to DA,AX, but the rarity equates to high price. I...
02-12-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 632
Posted By mgopack42

Grail Bike (a build thread of sorts)

I have read with interest, a lot of threads asking "What is your grail bike". I always found people's answers interesting and the bikes exciting and varied. But when I really thought about what a...
02-02-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 809
Posted By mgopack42

MMMM I miss the Friday perch fry back home ...

MMMM I miss the Friday perch fry back home "dontcha know"
01-31-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,223
Posted By mgopack42

I am in. I am using my carry-over registration...

I am in. I am using my carry-over registration from 2020 same as many. I took the "special" deal they offered as an "apology" for having a sub par event in 2019, so I registered for both days.
I...
01-30-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 809
Posted By mgopack42

First outdoor ride of the year (first C&V too)

Well I had been riding my trainer about 5 days a week lately, so I had decided to take the day off, since I had a gravel ride planned for Sunday. I decided my Masi had been neglected fo too long, and...
01-29-22, 12:56 PM
01-27-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,889
Posted By mgopack42

Here is my wife's retired Fondriest Carb Level 03...

Here is my wife's retired Fondriest Carb Level 03 Monumental SAT. Carbon fork and rear triangle. Main triangle is Dedacciai aluminum 3 tubes. The SAT refers to the "Slide Transfer" graphics on the...
01-04-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,573
Posted By mgopack42

I sold both of these last year to forum members:...

I sold both of these last year to forum members: the Allez was bought new as a replacement for a nice Raleigh that was a gift from my wife that I drove into a garage on the top of my car :cry:, and...
Forum: Foo
11-26-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,900
Posted By mgopack42

Beer should follow the reinheitsgebot laws! sue...

Beer should follow the reinheitsgebot laws! sue me im a snob about these things!
11-21-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7,750
Views: 2,697,530
Posted By mgopack42

Pair of Trek District 4, his and hers

Posted a NBD thread with details. Pics only here.
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11-21-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 466
Posted By mgopack42

NBD x 2( New Bike Day)

Just took our first toodle around town on our early Christmas present:. A pair of Trek District 4 Equipped bikes. Gates belt drive, Alfine 8 speed hub, front dynamo hub, lights, fenders, rear rack...
10-18-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,099
Posted By mgopack42

My 1993 Specialized Allez came with those...

My 1993 Specialized Allez came with those shifters. This was the lowest range of Campagnolo at that time. Look for Campagnolo Stratus. Here is an EvilBAY picture I took from the interwebs. The...
10-08-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,551
Posted By mgopack42

Since someone brought it up, and I own one (2...

Since someone brought it up, and I own one (2 actually), here it is on my Mask 3V volumetrica. What can I say, it fits my bottom!...
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