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09-25-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4,519
Views: 347,771
Posted By joesch

45 on FW trinity river tails splitting hard and...

45 on FW trinity river tails splitting hard and gravel paths on surly ss.
85 start and 95 finish temps.
Recovering from rotator shoulder and still a ways to go...
09-21-22, 05:20 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,767
Posted By joesch

Yes this is why I dont want to sell bikes on ebay...

Yes this is why I dont want to sell bikes on ebay since that act and 1099. It also makes parting out the more likely choice for nice bikes. From that link:

from $20,000 in aggregate payments and...
09-21-22, 05:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 491
Posted By joesch

Yes I got the bluetooth versions :)

Yes I got the bluetooth versions :)
09-19-22, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By joesch

This is a whole lotta love for a French classic. ...

This is a whole lotta love for a French classic.
Bonne chance!
09-19-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,708
Posted By joesch

Magnifico! We love when one of us is...

Magnifico!

We love when one of us is rewarded and then rewards the community showing a classic revival.
Would love to see a pic or vid of this beautiful machine riding again.
09-17-22, 06:28 AM
Replies: 1,975
Views: 206,980
Posted By joesch

Phil is still a climbing monster. Love his...

Phil is still a climbing monster.
Love his youtube vids showing many of his crowns
09-16-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 743
Posted By joesch

Impressed and this is the most fun way to do a 3...

Impressed and this is the most fun way to do a 3 day ride!
09-13-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 743
Posted By joesch

Yes I think it a good idea even if you accomplish...

Yes I think it a good idea even if you accomplish some time during the year and you pick a nice day and flat course.
09-13-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 743
Posted By joesch

Could you throw in 2 good beers with the BBQ and...

Could you throw in 2 good beers with the BBQ and still be successful?
If yes, Im even more impressed :)
08-31-22, 08:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 992
Posted By joesch

Both bikes look very nice and Id pay more for...

Both bikes look very nice and Id pay more for yours with the better wheels.
Im looking for a approx 60cm EM
08-31-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 992
Posted By joesch

Looks very nice. Give it a test ride and you may...

Looks very nice. Give it a test ride and you may not be able to leave it for someone else.
08-26-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,539
Posted By joesch

Local pickers are the winners in this case. ...

Local pickers are the winners in this case.
Another where the seller does not want to take the time to part out for max profit via www or even offer lot via an auction.
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By joesch

Nice of LBS to provide you with a "replacement"...

Nice of LBS to provide you with a "replacement" value.
Now what does you insurance cover for a bike?
Sales value is determined by market sales.
Maybe some data (if any of the 200 sold) available...
08-05-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By joesch

Love it and Im seduced. Can you post the 6 road...

Love it and Im seduced.
Can you post the 6 road tests article so I can refresh my memory?
Thanks for the seduction :)
08-05-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By joesch

Consider L'eroica ... Some of the best...

Consider L'eroica ...

Some of the best classic riders challenged with long rides on dirt and gravel steep hills for long distances.
These bikes were made to get dirty and conquer the toughest...
07-31-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,311
Posted By joesch

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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arabesque is style...
07-27-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,368
Posted By joesch

Yes for sure but I was specifically referring to...

Yes for sure but I was specifically referring to exploits, not bugs.
07-27-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,368
Posted By joesch

Yes SW relies on HW and both can be EOL'd (End of...

Yes SW relies on HW and both can be EOL'd (End of Lifed)
SW needs to keep up with vulnerabilities so if not patched then your riding a possible security exploit, ie control of your transport (bike,...
07-26-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,340
Posted By joesch

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RIP Paul Brodek
https://www.feeneyfuneralhome.com/tributes/Paul-Brodek
07-24-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,086
Posted By joesch

I have a Daccordi 50th that I got from Bens son...

I have a Daccordi 50th that I got from Bens son in law and it has "Ben" decal at the seat / top tube junction.
Love riding it.

Love seeing all these great Bertoni bikes!
07-22-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 816
Posted By joesch

I also saw that segment and was impressed that...

I also saw that segment and was impressed that Tadej started riding steel. He loves training on the mountains in Slovenia and they are very impressive. He is one of us.
Very cool since he was born...
07-18-22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,602
Posted By joesch

Unless your budget or room tight then forget...

Unless your budget or room tight then forget upgrade as replacement but rather upgrade (n+1) to complement your stable options. That is why nlerner suggestion makes sense ;)
07-17-22, 05:43 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 16,596
Posted By joesch

RE: #105 smd4 Classicrendezvous (CR) has a...

RE: #105 smd4
Classicrendezvous (CR) has a 1983 cutoff
Eroica has an 1987 cutoff
Dates make it more difficult, think the components of any lugged steel prior to 90 should be allowed given dt...
07-17-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 16,596
Posted By joesch

I must admit that usually Im not very poetic but...

I must admit that usually Im not very poetic but was motivated on this day and its a spin off.
Glad to see many are still finding it :)
07-16-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 874
Posted By joesch

N+1 backups are nice to have. I have popped a...

N+1 backups are nice to have.
I have popped a few spokes recently and have 2 bikes needing wheels fixes.
Not a problem as I have other bikes in each category that serve as the choices.
Yes, for...
07-16-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 874
Posted By joesch

Would love to get a chance to ride with you one...

Would love to get a chance to ride with you one of these days.
The ride you suggest sounds more reasonable than some of the others that I dont think Im ready for as I mostly train in Tx. Maybe back...
07-16-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 874
Posted By joesch

The best chance I would have to attempt some of...

The best chance I would have to attempt some of the climbing rides you do would be with the Habanero TI I recently got for a steal, as it has Dura Ace group with a triple. I need to get this bike to...
07-16-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 874
Posted By joesch

Pretty much same story for me. In the last 6...

Pretty much same story for me.
In the last 6 months I added a Habanero TI and then most recently a Pinarello F4.
Both are great rides and got lots of extra attention enjoying the honeymoons.
Soo...
07-13-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,086
Posted By joesch

I would also love to make this ride sometime in...

I would also love to make this ride sometime in the future.
Would be great to meet Joe Bell as I have several classics which he repainted.
07-12-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,155
Posted By joesch

Common for Shimano endorsed tour bikes like my...

Common for Shimano endorsed tour bikes like my Colnago C40 setup with DA and from a TdF team of the era.
07-11-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,934
Posted By joesch

Nice updated goal. Im assuming you also mean...

Nice updated goal.
Im assuming you also mean every day of the week so 350/week?
I have had to decrease my daily avg due to the extreme heat in TX.
07-09-22, 06:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,368
Posted By joesch

I like quality steel and CF bikes. I like...

I like quality steel and CF bikes.
I like mechanical and also wonder what the lifespan will be for the electronics now added to the modern bike.
One example is the power meters that are integrated...
07-06-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By joesch

Thanks and please post more Road Test/Bike Review...

Thanks and please post more Road Test/Bike Review if you can.
07-06-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,804
Posted By joesch

Brushed TI like SS

Brushed TI like SS
07-06-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 590
Posted By joesch

I voted no since I believe if there are remnants...

I voted no since I believe if there are remnants of the original decals then let them exist with the original patina and paint. If its a respray then ok to replace the original decals. If it did...
Replies: 46
Views: 1,247
Posted By joesch

RE: You can see blue paint in the chainstay coves...

RE: You can see blue paint in the chainstay coves
Not originally added like the blue paint in the panto bits?
Replies: 46
Views: 1,247
Posted By joesch

From what I read, it was re-chromed and probably...

From what I read, it was re-chromed and probably originally painted.
Not my bike and I dont know more than original poster noted.
Replies: 46
Views: 1,247
Posted By joesch

Why is this as long as its not rusting? Seems...

Why is this as long as its not rusting?
Seems to me that chrome protects the metal as a coating.
BTW, I love shiny metal bikes, especially brushed TI & SS
Replies: 46
Views: 1,247
Posted By joesch

Where do you plan to sell it? Here on BF or...

Where do you plan to sell it?
Here on BF or another market place??
if ebay then just set a reserve price for the min price the seller wants.
A BF buyer would probably be buying to love (ride) and...
06-29-22, 09:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,567
Posted By joesch

Thats surprising to me as I can for sure feel the...

Thats surprising to me as I can for sure feel the diff between CF and steel forks.
Maybe those wheels absorb soo much shock that it hides the fork diff?
06-29-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,567
Posted By joesch

This should answer most of the questions...

This should answer most of the questions especially re: colnago precisa fork history

https://cycling-obsession.com/colnago-precisa-fork-history/

The introduction of the straight-blade fork is...
06-26-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,348
Posted By joesch

Yes all included in...

Yes all included in https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Italian_industrial_designers but I would choose others mentioned above for C&V bike frames :)
06-26-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,348
Posted By joesch

Yes I think you may know some frame building...

Yes I think you may know some frame building history not based on the top name companies.

RE: Giuseppe Pelà

Tommasini worked under and received guidance from his friend and mentor Giuseppe...
06-24-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4,519
Views: 347,771
Posted By joesch

Those falls are beautiful!

Those falls are beautiful!
06-23-22, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4,519
Views: 347,771
Posted By joesch

20 mtn biking in dirty sandy hills and 94

20 mtn biking in dirty sandy hills and 94
06-22-22, 03:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,406
Posted By joesch

I do the same and look to play table tennis in...

I do the same and look to play table tennis in the centers.
Use to play tournament tennis but thats brutal on the body.
06-21-22, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4,519
Views: 347,771
Posted By joesch

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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I dont drive "55"
Easy coastal cruise
06-21-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By joesch

Please do keep rolling the posts and pix with the...

Please do keep rolling the posts and pix with the diff rides.
I try to do the same
06-19-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,432
Posted By joesch

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06-19-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,813
Posted By joesch

RE: CF was more like riding on wood? A wood...

RE: CF was more like riding on wood?

A wood frame would have the best dampening and shock absorption and flex so would be by far the most comfortable

RE: titanium is the best riding material
...
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