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Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By teejaywhy

If you thought the inflation sounds were loud,...

If you thought the inflation sounds were loud, wait.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,968
Posted By teejaywhy

Don't go all Wharton-School-of-Business contract...

Don't go all Wharton-School-of-Business contract lingo on us.
09-08-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 565
Posted By teejaywhy

Don't know for sure, but pretty sure it was a...

Don't know for sure, but pretty sure it was a pre-1970. (thanks to @Vintage Schwinn for the historical info)
- judging by the glasses and hairstyle, I'm thinking ~7th grade, so 1968...
- I had...
09-07-21, 10:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 565
Posted By teejaywhy

Mine was a drop bar. ...

Mine was a drop bar.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1920x1440/e_100_c426fef8f30f0afaa5d12c6006cb6aa7f3123525.jpg
09-03-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,476
Posted By teejaywhy

Doesn't look like a stock pic to me. Proceed...

Doesn't look like a stock pic to me. Proceed with caution.
09-03-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 594
Posted By teejaywhy

And you have to get all highbrow...

And you have to get all highbrow...
08-28-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,467
Posted By teejaywhy

Here it is. Schwinn Collegiate circa 1968 or...

Here it is. Schwinn Collegiate circa 1968 or '69.

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x750/e_100_2_14bacc4d3fd9eb104365a4e9f0a9d1f1624f4195.jpg
08-28-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By teejaywhy

Weird. I've stumbled upon two threads with...

Weird. I've stumbled upon two threads with mentions of Campus Green. Something stirs in the deep recesses of my mind, the name sounds familiar and I realize this was the color of my Schwinn...
08-27-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 20,532
Views: 3,578,451
Posted By teejaywhy

Wait, is that an old Schwinn color?

Wait, is that an old Schwinn color?
08-26-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,093
Posted By teejaywhy

This is nonsensical. How do you know it's...

This is nonsensical. How do you know it's "properly tightened?" How do you know it won't come loose?

Are you suggesting one should experiment with lower values to see if one can get away with...
Forum: Foo
08-25-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 560
Posted By teejaywhy

I'm a photographer and this is first I've heard...

I'm a photographer and this is first I've heard of HEIC. But I admit to not having a single Apple device. Apple is all about doing stuff that confound non apple users. Even if you get them to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,913
Posted By teejaywhy

If you ride your Tarmac on gravel roads, is it a...

If you ride your Tarmac on gravel roads, is it a gravel bike?
If you ride your Tarmac in a triathon, is it a tri bike?
If you ride your Tarmac on single track, is it a mountain bike?
etc...
08-23-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,228
Posted By teejaywhy

Kudos! :thumb:

Kudos! :thumb:
08-20-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,093
Posted By teejaywhy

I would say <= 6Nm rather than <6Nm. I think...

I would say <= 6Nm rather than <6Nm. I think people overthink this too much. If is says 6Nm, just set the torque wrench to 6Nm

"Less than" is ambiguous... 1Nm is less than 6Nm right? Would...
Forum: Foo
08-16-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 574
Posted By teejaywhy

Stay away from Portland is the better advice.

Stay away from Portland is the better advice.
08-13-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,244
Posted By teejaywhy

Easy to believe the Craigslist no-shows. Social...

Easy to believe the Craigslist no-shows. Social behavior seems to be on a downward direction this days IMO.

I read an interesting article a couple years back, (pre-pandemic) where headhunters and...
08-13-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By teejaywhy

I wouldn't. Stuff is super low priced for a...

I wouldn't. Stuff is super low priced for a reason.
08-13-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,775
Posted By teejaywhy

Damaged, OK. Bent to the point of breaking, I...

Damaged, OK. Bent to the point of breaking, I don't think so. (Carbon, a different story obviously)
08-13-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,775
Posted By teejaywhy

lolz

lolz
08-11-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,775
Posted By teejaywhy

Just curious, what are you seeing that could...

Just curious, what are you seeing that could possibly lead to that conclusion? Andre the Giant stealing bikes by bending the frame tube until it breaks? :lol:
08-05-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,228
Posted By teejaywhy

Don't discount the need to acclimate to the...

Don't discount the need to acclimate to the elevation. Denver @5600' (?) for a few days, better than nothing. We hiked Elbert two summers ago, spent 4 nights in Estes Park (7500') then two more...
08-05-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,059
Posted By teejaywhy

Pretty much same size as you. Ordered the 3D in...

Pretty much same size as you. Ordered the 3D in Large. They seemed just a tiny bit large, I might try the medium if I order again. Perhaps that is because the material is not quite as compressive...
08-04-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,775
Posted By teejaywhy

$750 for that bike is definitely theft.

$750 for that bike is definitely theft.
08-04-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,775
Posted By teejaywhy

Seems implausible.

Seems implausible.
08-04-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,211
Posted By teejaywhy

Thanks everyone for the feedback. Some good info...

Thanks everyone for the feedback. Some good info here.

This quest first started with the gravel bike idea. Which in my mind is just a road bike with bigger tires and perhaps more relaxed fit. The...
08-03-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,820
Posted By teejaywhy

Considering a new hybrid bike and the Roadlite...

Considering a new hybrid bike and the Roadlite seems to tick all the boxes. It seems the hybrid market is evolving, component choices trending toward the lower end, 1x drivetrains creeping in... ...
Forum: Foo
08-03-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,195
Posted By teejaywhy

You can't get customer service from Facebook...

You can't get customer service from Facebook because you are not a customer. You are in fact, the product.
08-03-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,211
Posted By teejaywhy

Zeroing in on the Canyon Roadlite 6. Very nice...

Zeroing in on the Canyon Roadlite 6. Very nice build for $1100. (finding stock is another issue, but I'm in no hurry)

As I said, I don't know how to evaluate geometry, especially when you throw...
07-25-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 569
Posted By teejaywhy

Not to hijack the thread... but Voler and Aero...

Not to hijack the thread... but Voler and Aero Tech for sure. The bits I have are well made (some Voler jerseys and a pair of AeroTech bibs) but neither seems to offer the wide selection of styles...
07-24-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 569
Posted By teejaywhy

Read this and thought "this can't be..." Went...

Read this and thought "this can't be..." Went immediately to their website were I was nearly certain I had seen Made in USA but no. Perhaps a recent offshore move? I went and looked at the jersey...
07-23-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 569
Posted By teejaywhy

Euro fit and the zippers are backwards. I had to...

Euro fit and the zippers are backwards. I had to go to XL for a jersey (normally M or L fits me). Still adjusting to the zipper, 60 years of doing it one way, hard to adapt!

Quality is good and a...
07-07-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 604
Posted By teejaywhy

My bad. I missed the period. My brain saw the...

My bad. I missed the period. My brain saw the second group of words (not really a sentence) flowing on as part of the first sentence.

Snark withdrawn.

I support your support of USA business. ...
07-07-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,307
Posted By teejaywhy

Would work very well in an American court where...

Would work very well in an American court where everything is always someone else's fault. Not sure how the French would react, my hope is with a nasal LOL.
07-07-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 8,725
Posted By teejaywhy

Is your issue with the uninformed, or those...

Is your issue with the uninformed, or those selling to the uninformed?

Uninformed people are uninformed for a reason. Most people have made bad choices in their life. Most learn from the...
07-07-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 604
Posted By teejaywhy

OK. A little bleary eyed this morning perhaps. ...

OK. A little bleary eyed this morning perhaps. Snark withdrawn.
07-07-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 916
Posted By teejaywhy

Very helpful, thanks. :foo:

Very helpful, thanks. :foo:
07-07-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,617
Posted By teejaywhy

If only I could convince my wife...

If only I could convince my wife...
07-07-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 604
Posted By teejaywhy

?? Maybe this will suit you LOL ...

??

Maybe this will suit you LOL

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/564x423/c486483c500571cc36e46a1197ddf45c_922158ae185d62839cd736de4641a6239b3e2ad1.jpg
07-06-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,071
Posted By teejaywhy

Great! Thanks! Didn't realize you can replace the...

Great! Thanks! Didn't realize you can replace the large chainring as well. Looks like that route would be about ~$100 cheaper than the entire crankset.
Perhaps we might try the 11-32 cassette. Worst...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 8,848
Posted By teejaywhy

You're not in Ohio anymore Toto. LA city...

You're not in Ohio anymore Toto.

LA city folks are always mad about something,'
07-01-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,071
Posted By teejaywhy

Thanks everyone for the ideas. I see mention...

Thanks everyone for the ideas.

I see mention of a mid-cage RD, which brings the question - how many sizes are offered? And how does one tell which size they have?

Research shows only two...
06-30-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,071
Posted By teejaywhy

Gearing change for easier climbing

My wife has a 2018 women's Tarmac Expert. Ultegra equipped, it has a 52/36 front and 11-30 rear. She is not racing and would like to explore changes to change to some lower gears for easier...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 11,000
Posted By teejaywhy

Uh... yeah, that's what happened...

Uh... yeah, that's what happened...
06-29-21, 12:49 PM
06-28-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,307
Posted By teejaywhy

Must everything be adjusted for the...

Must everything be adjusted for the short-attention-span ?
06-24-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,211
Posted By teejaywhy

Help choosing a new bike (Flatbar/gravel/hybrid)

Considering a new bike for taking along on our travels. Retiring and we have a truck/travel trailer and will be hitting the road to tour the country (USA/Canada) and see the sights. We like to take...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By teejaywhy

While the fake page has been taken down, it was...

While the fake page has been taken down, it was still active two days after the email was sent!

The fact that Pactimo could not contact Farcebook and have the fake page taken down immediately and...
06-23-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By teejaywhy

Craig's List Funny stuff

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/wvl/bik/d/phoenix-brand-new-21-speed-bike/7338861417.html

Put it together yourself did you?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,860
Posted By teejaywhy

Asking for a login.

Asking for a login.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 11,000
Posted By teejaywhy

'Splains it all doesn't it. :D (don't hate...

'Splains it all doesn't it. :D

(don't hate on me, I'm from Ohio)
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