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07-25-21, 02:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 151
Posted By Lazyass

Yes, I rode specifically from Turkey to Dubai...

Yes, I rode specifically from Turkey to Dubai last year. The only time it got hairy was when I was on Highway 1 (highway of death) outside of As Amawah and came across some bad guys but I was...
07-22-21, 02:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 342
Posted By Lazyass

Just get a CX bike with canti mounts and run...

Just get a CX bike with canti mounts and run mini-v brakes. There's still a few around. I like them more than discs.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 02:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,104
Posted By Lazyass

I carry a Crank Bros M17 multitool with a chain...

I carry a Crank Bros M17 multitool with a chain breaker. In the last 4 or so years it's twice saved me from being stranded out in the country 10+ miles from home. First time was when I reused a...
07-19-21, 02:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 457
Posted By Lazyass

I've been on ebay looking for vintage track bikes...

I've been on ebay looking for vintage track bikes (for the track, not the street) and I've been drooling over this one. Unfortunately it's in France.
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07-19-21, 02:12 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,408
Posted By Lazyass

A few years ago I wanted to buy a custom stem cap...

A few years ago I wanted to buy a custom stem cap with a message that would motivate me to push it when racing my buddies. When I look down I get a burst of energy and drope the hamer on their asses....
07-18-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 296
Posted By Lazyass

Maybe if I were a newbie but that isn't the case....

Maybe if I were a newbie but that isn't the case. I mean you can say something based on your personal experience that someone else doesn't have, and if they still won't believe you then there's...
07-17-21, 02:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 533
Posted By Lazyass

One possibility is that the post is too far down...

One possibility is that the post is too far down inside the seat tube if you're running your saddle a little lower. If you chop a couple of inches off of it then it won't tick anymore.
07-13-21, 02:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 769
Posted By Lazyass

Smaller tubes every time. Less chance of popping...

Smaller tubes every time. Less chance of popping them if you're mounting a tire with a tight bead and less chance of a pinch flat when riding. I just installed 27mm tires with a 18-23 tube. The tire...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 02:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,572
Posted By Lazyass

The UCI has dropper posts on their service bikes....

The UCI has dropper posts on their service bikes.

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07-11-21, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 188,082
Posted By Lazyass

Did a quick 22 miles, want to watch the mountain...

Did a quick 22 miles, want to watch the mountain stage starting now.

Saved this guy who was almost up on the railroad tracks. No traffic out here in the country but the train was stopped about 500...
07-11-21, 02:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 717
Posted By Lazyass

I have a '17 Diamondback Podium. It has a high...

I have a '17 Diamondback Podium. It has a high end frameset, wind tunnel designed aero high mod carbon. Same frame their World Tour team they sponsored rode. I wanted something all modern and up to...
07-10-21, 02:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 745
Posted By Lazyass

Yes, it looks like he needs a 1/8 chain.

Yes, it looks like he needs a 1/8 chain.
07-08-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,478
Posted By Lazyass

Got this today. ...

Got this today.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07CZC55VX?psc=1&ref=ppx_yo2_dt_b_product_details

https://i.postimg.cc/s2mRy9TY/20210611-0615491112.jpg
07-07-21, 02:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 478
Posted By Lazyass

Polyester? Cotton is the basic material. Like...

Polyester? Cotton is the basic material. Like someone suggested, Waltz is good. I like them because they come in two sizes. I have a smallish head and the "one size fits all" can be kind of puffy on...
07-06-21, 03:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,999
Posted By Lazyass

The USA seems to be the only country where...

The USA seems to be the only country where wearing lycra and full kits will have people staring at you or laugh behind your back and make you want to dress more casual. Walk into a convenience store...
07-06-21, 02:56 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,244
Posted By Lazyass

Here's a war story. In Aug 1990 I was...

Here's a war story.

In Aug 1990 I was deployed to Saudi Arabia and immediately sent to the Iraq border to dig in fighting positions and wait for tanks to come roll over us (which didn't happen...
07-05-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,016
Posted By Lazyass

Got the new drivetrain installed today. The ring...

Got the new drivetrain installed today. The ring is almost perfectly round, just one slight tight spot that was hard to detect. A lot better than the ring on the standard cranks. Looks really good.
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07-05-21, 03:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By Lazyass

For many years, like 25, I had restless leg but...

For many years, like 25, I had restless leg but it was actually restless foot. And major insomnia which had me taking multiple OTC sleep aids every night which started really screwing me up. A year...
07-05-21, 02:56 AM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 217,318
Posted By Lazyass

When I think of top five I think of top five...

When I think of top five I think of top five value because I'm not paying $100+ for one tire. You can get Challenge Elite's for $40 on ebay and they're great. I would have bought them instead of the...
07-04-21, 02:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 904
Posted By Lazyass

I was watching a video from 1989 and there was a...

I was watching a video from 1989 and there was a segment from Jack Taylor in his shop. He was complaining about the trend of then-modern bikes being made with brake bridges so close to the tires and...
07-04-21, 02:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By Lazyass

My god why couldn't they have put at least one...

My god why couldn't they have put at least one set of bottle cage mounts on it, nice frame otherwise. The aversion to water bottles in the fixed gear world is perplexing.
07-04-21, 02:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,006
Posted By Lazyass

I've been to Manning, SC. It's a nice little town...

I've been to Manning, SC. It's a nice little town in the middle of nowhere. I have an '84 Gran Rally. This new one looks pretty cool. Almost seems more like a road bike with big tires and a 1x as...
07-02-21, 02:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 523
Posted By Lazyass

I had Centaur 10sp, one below Chorus. I like them...

I had Centaur 10sp, one below Chorus. I like them better than Shimano. Campy brake hoods never make my fingertips numb, the brake lever feels more solid because it doesn't go sideways to shift, the...
06-30-21, 03:41 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,065
Posted By Lazyass

I squirt them in the face with my water bottle....

I squirt them in the face with my water bottle. It stuns them enough that you can sprint away. I did have one dog that actually jumped up and clamped his jaws on the tip of my drop bar. One of those...
06-30-21, 02:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By Lazyass

A couple of years ago I bought a new Swobo...

A couple of years ago I bought a new Swobo Accomplice single speed bike. It came with Alex AT480 622x15 rims and 42mm Kenda Euro Trek tires. The rims measure 19mm outer. An odd choice and you could...
06-30-21, 02:18 AM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 615,828
Posted By Lazyass

Ordered these from Wabi yesterday, they already...

Ordered these from Wabi yesterday, they already shipped. Beware the ring requires a 1/8 chain. I mistakenly ordered a 3/32 because I didn't read the fine print. Wabi is sending me the correct chain...
06-29-21, 02:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By Lazyass

Holy cow.

Holy cow.
06-28-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,420
Posted By Lazyass

FYI Limited Edition Keirin Purple Special in...

FYI Limited Edition Keirin Purple Special in stock next week.
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06-28-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 464
Posted By Lazyass

Been around for a few years now. Mark Cavendish's...

Been around for a few years now. Mark Cavendish's '15 bike:
...
06-28-21, 02:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 464
Posted By Lazyass

Riser drop bars

I have two bikes that I'd like to have riser drop bars for so I can get rid of the remaining stem spacers. With like a 15-20mm rise. Purely for looks and I have the mod bug which most can relate to....
06-27-21, 02:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,575
Posted By Lazyass

Just get the Colnago Master X-Light. I rode one...

Just get the Colnago Master X-Light. I rode one and with those straight forks it handles like a Ducati Panigale. It whispers "race me" in your ear.
06-27-21, 02:27 AM
06-27-21, 02:18 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,478
Posted By Lazyass

The Crank Bros multi-tool I carry has a chain...

The Crank Bros multi-tool I carry has a chain breaker. The chain breaker also works as a valve core remover. I used it once on a ride when I got a puncture in my tubular tire. I carry a small 2oz...
06-26-21, 02:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 916
Posted By Lazyass

I had that exact same Serotta Atlanta frameset,...

I had that exact same Serotta Atlanta frameset, same color. I bought it in '98 and built it up with DA 7700. The wheelset was White Industries Speed Racer hubs and blue anodized Mavic Reflex tubular...
06-25-21, 02:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,153
Posted By Lazyass

Every human has their individual opinions and I...

Every human has their individual opinions and I have mine. No lecturing will change it.
06-24-21, 03:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,153
Posted By Lazyass

The tattoo fad is out of control. I got an...

The tattoo fad is out of control. I got an Airborne tat in 1986 after I went in the military. Back then they were cool, not many people had them. In the 90's they went mainstream with the...
06-24-21, 02:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 700
Posted By Lazyass

Just do the right thing and get your daughter a...

Just do the right thing and get your daughter a tubular wheelset.
06-24-21, 02:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,381
Posted By Lazyass

It's like going from a low end Tioga headset to a...

It's like going from a low end Tioga headset to a Chris King. No, you probably won't notice much difference but it is much nicer.

Nothing wrong with the mod bug, we all get it. Just embrace it.
06-23-21, 02:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 109
Posted By Lazyass

Equinox - bicycle (1989)

A very cool documentary. It shows the Columbus tubing factory, the Cinelli, Moulton and Jack Taylor shops among other things. I'd like to ride a Moulton after watching it haha
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06-23-21, 02:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,023
Posted By Lazyass

This. Steel is actually a more stiff metal than...

This. Steel is actually a more stiff metal than aluminum. The early pre-Cannondale aluminum frames with tubes of the same diameter of steel, such as Vitus, were noodles.
06-23-21, 02:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 476
Posted By Lazyass

That's like asking what is the best tasting food....

That's like asking what is the best tasting food. Everyone has a different butt. The best you can do is ensure you get the proper width and then try to decide if you prefer a flat or curved saddle....
06-23-21, 02:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,016
Posted By Lazyass

New Wabi Pro crankset coming

They just posted it on their FB. I'll be buying a silver one as soon as it's on their website, I don't even care what it costs. I've been looking for a silver Omnium forever but those were...
06-23-21, 02:26 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,255
Posted By Lazyass

The reason I'd have no problem with it is I don't...

The reason I'd have no problem with it is I don't have any serious climbs where I live. After I got into single speed bikes a few years ago I started riding my geared bikes in the big ring all the...
06-22-21, 02:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,239
Posted By Lazyass

Wheels/tires/pressure has more to do with ride...

Wheels/tires/pressure has more to do with ride quality than the frame.

But if you want a butter smooth ride get a Wabi with 27mm Challenge Paris-Roubaix 320 TPI open tubular tires. They actually...
06-22-21, 02:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 577
Posted By Lazyass

When my grandson was five I bought him a nice 16...

When my grandson was five I bought him a nice 16 inch BMX bike. Forgot exactly which one but it was in the $300 range with a chromo frame. It was a hair big for him, he's a smaller kid but the saddle...
06-18-21, 04:09 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,599
Posted By Lazyass

My Crank Bros M17 has a chain breaker. I run...

My Crank Bros M17 has a chain breaker. I run tubulars and carry a small 2oz bottle of Stan's for punctures. The chain breaker fits the valve core so I can remove it to squirt the sealant in. Had to...
06-18-21, 02:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,373
Posted By Lazyass

I can picture myself attempting to fly off a jump...

I can picture myself attempting to fly off a jump on the trail. I can't even bunnyhop over a speed bump on my road bike in a fixed cog :lol:
06-17-21, 03:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,927
Posted By Lazyass

It's 5:17 AM right now and I've been up for 45...

It's 5:17 AM right now and I've been up for 45 minutes. I'll be on the bike in about an hour. This is my daily routine.
06-17-21, 03:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 939
Posted By Lazyass

A 16oz bottle of Slime is less than ten bucks at...

A 16oz bottle of Slime is less than ten bucks at Walmart. I mean I'm a penny pincher myself but damn.
06-15-21, 03:16 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,828
Posted By Lazyass

"Slam your stem"

"Slam your stem"
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