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07-15-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 565
Posted By mgopack42

Thanks for all of the feedback! you guys always...

Thanks for all of the feedback! you guys always rock the web!

Update to OP. I was being a little facetious with the TBI part of the comment. I just wanted to get a discussion rolling. Of...
07-11-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1,519
Views: 292,311
Posted By mgopack42

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Obligatory picture by the pavement ends sign!...
07-08-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 13
Nbd
Views: 453
Posted By mgopack42

I agree, it looks awesome!! I could be a total...

I agree, it looks awesome!! I could be a total Fred, what with my beer gut and all!
07-08-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 13
Nbd
Views: 453
Posted By mgopack42

That bike is not set up yet. I dragged it out of...

That bike is not set up yet. I dragged it out of the box, slapped the bars, seat, and wheels on it, and took a picture. it is too hot in the afternoons here to "work" in the garage. seat height is...
07-07-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 13
Nbd
Views: 453
Posted By mgopack42

Yeah, I have always been a sucker for baby blue...

Yeah, I have always been a sucker for baby blue bikes, and the accents are the Belgian flag colors. when I showed a picture to the spousal unit she was MEH, but I think it looks awesome! The amazing...
07-07-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 13
Nbd
Views: 453
Posted By mgopack42

Nbd

Still getting it set up. this is basically right out of the box... will get it on the (gravel) road this weekend! I will get a better picture after it is set up, but for now I will have to live...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 853
Posted By mgopack42

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Here is the Sidi Genius mentioned before. I had a pair of these, and only replaced...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 647
Posted By mgopack42

Has anyone else noticed these random questions...

Has anyone else noticed these random questions from people on the first post? usually specific and vague at the same time, and never get back to the thread. what could scammers or trolls possible...
06-01-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,549
Posted By mgopack42

Probably missing something, or messing up the...

Probably missing something, or messing up the time line, but here is what I got!

No name brand kids 20 inch bike with banana seat and ape hanger bars… probably given away

Sears 3 speed with...
05-28-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By mgopack42

Regardless, it seems like $65 is a steal. I was...

Regardless, it seems like $65 is a steal. I was hoping this would be worth more as i have a couple of these!
05-26-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,776
Posted By mgopack42

Here is my Masi 3 Volumetrica, bought from a...

Here is my Masi 3 Volumetrica, bought from a forum member in Dec of 2019....
05-07-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,777
Posted By mgopack42

In my experience, most dogs chasing cyclists are...

In my experience, most dogs chasing cyclists are just playing. Most times, not always, you see them wagging their tail and barking playfully as they pace you. The only real worry from these is that...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,357
Posted By mgopack42

I have flown twice with my bike in a B&W...

I have flown twice with my bike in a B&W International Bike Box. (bike case). B&W Bik box...
04-06-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 11,083
Posted By mgopack42

Loyd I have seen all sorts of bikes,...

Loyd I have seen all sorts of bikes, Schwinn(USA), Zeus (Spain), Cilo or Mondia (Swiss), Concorde or Gazelle (Netherlands or Belgium), All sorts of Japanese bikes, as well as Italian bikes. Also, the...
04-05-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 11,083
Posted By mgopack42

Like Kabuki12 I am ready to go. ...

Like Kabuki12 I am ready to go.
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03-15-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,171
Posted By mgopack42

Here's my Masi 3V head lug. Pretty because of...

Here's my Masi 3V head lug. Pretty because of the fine craftmanship to make
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it...
03-11-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 11,083
Posted By mgopack42

I am in, and all paid up. Looking forward to the...

I am in, and all paid up. Looking forward to the weekend. I got cracking on the training plan, have better gearing on the Masi, than I had on the Ciocc (read old guy gears). ...
Forum: Foo
02-23-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4,997
Views: 445,154
Posted By mgopack42

weekend hike. snapped this one Pigeon Point...

weekend hike. snapped this one Pigeon Point Lighthouse
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Forum: Foo
02-15-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,584
Posted By mgopack42

You guys all have awesome eyes for good shots....

You guys all have awesome eyes for good shots. From my cell phone to add to the mix.

...
Forum: Foo
02-15-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4,997
Views: 445,154
Posted By mgopack42

that lightning shot from sjanzeir reminded me of...

that lightning shot from sjanzeir reminded me of my similar attempts. we were vacationing somewhere in FL (Santa Maria island?) with friends and we had one of those storms roll through. I got out my...
Forum: Foo
02-10-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4,997
Views: 445,154
Posted By mgopack42

Playoff sunset in January of 2004. ...

Playoff sunset in January of 2004.
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Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,054
Posted By mgopack42

MeagreAger Depending on the size you need, there...

MeagreAger Depending on the size you need, there are lots of bikes around in that general quality level / price. For instance, I have a 2012 Pinarello FP Quatro, with a full Chorus groupset,...
01-29-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,617
Posted By mgopack42

My Masi with a triplizer. I managed to use 7400...

My Masi with a triplizer. I managed to use 7400 Dura Ace with a 48/38/28 and a 13/28 freewheel. I had to use an inordinately long BB axel, so chain line is less than optimal, but Eroica CA calls for...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 478,762
Posted By mgopack42

My Masi (Italian built) ...

My Masi (Italian built)
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3V Volumetrica. one of the first OS...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,577
Posted By mgopack42

You don't see too many Fondriests around! my...

You don't see too many Fondriests around! my wife has one, so seeing your post made my ears perk up! here is her Carb Level '03 Monumental SAT...
12-16-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 872
Posted By mgopack42

rossiny Dia Comp areo levers if interested......

rossiny Dia Comp areo levers if interested... definitely NOT Italian! hoods are good, not torn, but a little gummy. Let me know!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,542
Posted By mgopack42

I feel like this issue is the area where...

I feel like this issue is the area where Campagnolo has the advantage over Shimano. with Shimano, you need to press and release the small lever 3 times to go 3 gears harder on the RD. this makes for...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,014
Posted By mgopack42

I started looking for my new bike some time...

I started looking for my new bike some time around May 5th. took me about a month to decide on what I was going to get. placed the order right after Memorial day. picked up the bike on July 25. Big...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 20,091
Views: 4,432,846
Posted By mgopack42

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Kickr core, Kickr climb, and some cheap cubby shelves from Target....
12-07-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By mgopack42

new trainer set up; through axle question

I just got a KICKR Core, and a KICKR Climb for my wife and I to use. I am pretty new to disc brake bikes and through axels, and can get wheels (and axels) on (in?) and tightened pretty easily when...
12-05-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,301
Posted By mgopack42

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the pain is going to be swapping bikes back and forth on an...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 479,520
Posted By mgopack42

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Argon 18 Krypton Pro...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,227
Posted By mgopack42

I make are the tubes I buy have removable cores,...

I make are the tubes I buy have removable cores, and then I add 2 oz of Orange seal to each tube. this is exactly the kind of puncture that sealants are good at sealing.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,395
Posted By mgopack42

I don't know how windy this day was, but I jut...

I don't know how windy this day was, but I jut went back and pulled a Strava file. this was a memorable day to be sure. June 28. I remember for the last 2 or 3 miles into the wind, I could tell a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,305
Posted By mgopack42

To me, how the bike looks is a distant second to...

To me, how the bike looks is a distant second to how it fits and rides. I just got a bike that has a style and finish that I don't really care for (matte black, with sloping top tube and dropped seat...
08-19-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 34,788
Posted By mgopack42

My 60th birthday present to me! Argon 18 Krypton...

My 60th birthday present to me! Argon 18 Krypton Pro. I still haven't decided it I can keep this saddle....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 20,091
Views: 4,432,846
Posted By mgopack42

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Argon 18 Krypton pro.
08-04-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,229,286
Posted By mgopack42

Zaskar LE

Zaskar LE (?) that I bought from an old room mate. ball burnished frame, and funky NoLeen forks. stolen in a move from east coast to west coast, never to be seen again! The guy I bought it from...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,912
Posted By mgopack42

NBD - Argon 18 Krypton Pro

Picked it up Saturday, and got 2 rides for a total of 70(ish) miles this weekend,
A couple of quick pics, and I will get something more out there when I have a bit of time... first impressions,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 871
Posted By mgopack42

Also bear in mind that Castelli and Sportful is...

Also bear in mind that Castelli and Sportful is the same company. They sell both at the factory outlet I was in Fonzaso IT, so they may be a branding difference only?
I have a pair of Castelli...
07-16-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,089
Posted By mgopack42

I love the chain stay-less frame... old school...

I love the chain stay-less frame... old school weight wienie.
07-06-20, 03:35 PM
07-06-20, 05:20 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 19,402
Posted By mgopack42

Hey everyone! It is 12 weeks before the new...

Hey everyone!
It is 12 weeks before the new Eroica CA schedule weekend. I am starting a 10 week training plan later this month so I am sure to be ready. Let's all be optimistic, and I will see...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By mgopack42

Saturday i took a short but hard ride, attacking...

Saturday i took a short but hard ride, attacking the one hill available to me.
On Sunday, I invoked rule #9 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=9) and rule #5...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,485
Posted By mgopack42

I had the Power pod on my bike for a couple of...

I had the Power pod on my bike for a couple of years. for a long time it gave data that made sense. where it fell short was when trying to do structured intervals on windy days. the power would...
06-25-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,578
Posted By mgopack42

Here are my two: ...

Here are my two:
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My wife's recently replaced Fondriest Carb Level...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,091
Posted By mgopack42

I was unprepared when I attempted Haleakala. ...

I was unprepared when I attempted Haleakala. made it to the 5000' sign,and it was getting cold and misty, and I was tired, so I went back. next time I will be sure to dial in my fitness better.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,091
Posted By mgopack42

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Monte Grappa in the Dolomites. I was with a group, but being the oldest and...
06-17-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 718,669
Posted By mgopack42

My wife picked up that exact Roubaix in the dusky...

My wife picked up that exact Roubaix in the dusky blue color just as the lock down closed in on us. 2020 was designated new bike year, and she had rented that exact bike when we were in Maui, so she...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,416
Posted By mgopack42

Well, they just ordered it last week, and they...

Well, they just ordered it last week, and they are slammed with builds. I was quoted 4-6 weeks, and we are only 1 week in! I plan on a new bike day discussion of what I like or dont like about it...
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