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Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,464
Posted By Erzulis Boat

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Ended up going full NOS Super Record 11 speed. I prefer the look to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 20,270
Views: 4,567,218
Posted By Erzulis Boat

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The whole thing. 14 month wait on the frameset from Colnago. NOS Super...
10-29-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 580
Posted By Erzulis Boat

I would call periodically for updates, and was...

I would call periodically for updates, and was very polite. I didn't want Colnago to rush anything. After 9 months or so after apologies for the wait, they asked if I wanted my money back, and I said...
10-29-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 580
Posted By Erzulis Boat

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10-29-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 580
Posted By Erzulis Boat

New "Vintage" Colnago

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After a 14 month wait, my 56cm Colnago Master has arrived from Italy! Too...
Forum: BMX
10-01-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 625
Posted By Erzulis Boat

New 24" BMX bike

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New BMX.
S&M ATF 24" frame.
Snafu forks
Odyssey headset
Shadow...
09-21-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 774
Posted By Erzulis Boat

The theory was rollout relevant to one revolution...

The theory was rollout relevant to one revolution of the crankset. The thought was that a larger combination (front/rear) of identical gear inches was actually different in practice because the...
09-20-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,811
Posted By Erzulis Boat

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Faggin Aero. Has the squished DT/ST and aero profile forks and seat...
09-20-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 22,164
Posted By Erzulis Boat

My brother and I went to the lighthouse and back...

My brother and I went to the lighthouse and back to warm up, then went up Santa Rosa in reverse from last Eroica. Saw a few vintage bikes here and there. It was fun for sure.
09-14-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By Erzulis Boat

It has a little help (dead feel) with the very...

It has a little help (dead feel) with the very stiff wheelset, but it's not a bad "dead", rather smooth but without any liveliness. It feels like my track bike in that regard.
09-14-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By Erzulis Boat

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Too late! looks like this now.
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09-14-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,390
Posted By Erzulis Boat

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Stupid fast and light XC racer. It took me over a month to get used to...
09-14-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By Erzulis Boat

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I have the non "budget" iteration of the frameset (also in SLX) and...
09-09-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 621
Posted By Erzulis Boat

I have a SOMEC with nearly identical geometry. It...

I have a SOMEC with nearly identical geometry. It has a lot of toe overlap. This was just "tight" geometry from a certain era.

Note how tall the headtube is for a 56.5 cm frame. Super short top...
09-08-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 22,164
Posted By Erzulis Boat

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09-04-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 370
Posted By Erzulis Boat

I have some stories.......... I did it for a...

I have some stories..........

I did it for a few years. I would deliver "The Santa Barbara News Press" on a black Diamondback BMX bike rain or shine.
09-03-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,326
Posted By Erzulis Boat

I'll take the white Peugeot if it's for sale- ...

I'll take the white Peugeot if it's for sale-
For the asking price-

PM sent
09-02-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,039
Posted By Erzulis Boat

I use "Super Lube" grease. Not only do I have...

I use "Super Lube" grease. Not only do I have access to as much as I want, it works great on just about anything.

I own a design/manufacturing facility, and I have to specify down to the last...
09-02-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By Erzulis Boat

I am in. My oldest brother and I have made it a...

I am in. My oldest brother and I have made it a tradition of sorts.

This years "Ghost Ride 2021" we are going to be riding a Faggin and an Olmo. Next year, who knows? We ride something different...
09-02-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By Erzulis Boat

My girlfriend's father (now 96) would ride his...

My girlfriend's father (now 96) would ride his trusty Peugeot daily until his SECOND stroke at 82 years of age.

Sadly, all that is left of the bike are his toeclip straps, and a clamp on water...
09-01-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 22,164
Posted By Erzulis Boat

I was prepared to go full Jan Ullrich in the...

I was prepared to go full Jan Ullrich in the offseason starting the day after the ride, and have sausage and beer stockpiled ...................thanks for nothing!

It's all good. Looking forward...
08-23-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,806
Posted By Erzulis Boat

I put an old one that I had stashed away for...

I put an old one that I had stashed away for decades on an Eroica bike, and was blown away at how comfortable it was. I went to the Selle Italia Flite after the Turbos, but truth be told, besides...
08-23-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,806
Posted By Erzulis Boat

The Brooks was old hat even back then. The most...

The Brooks was old hat even back then. The most common for the racer set was the Turbo and the Concor. I prefer the Turbo, as the Concor has that upturned "lip" on the back that always forced me...
08-17-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 613
Posted By Erzulis Boat

I think that your expectation of performance...

I think that your expectation of performance (watts) is unrealistic at this time.

If you ride a bicycle with a PM, you will see VERY quickly that the watts you have expected to produce don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,371
Posted By Erzulis Boat

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Now you tell me! I have been hearing a click every 10 minutes or so.
08-02-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By Erzulis Boat

I did a compromise recently, and went with...

I did a compromise recently, and went with indexed downtube shifters on a Serotta. I can get my "vintage" kicks in, and get a touch closer to modern setups at the same time.
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08-02-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,189
Posted By Erzulis Boat

What a beaut!

What a beaut!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,144
Posted By Erzulis Boat

OP you have every right to call this frame out....

OP you have every right to call this frame out. Complete disaster. You have a 100% legitimate complaint here.
07-27-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By Erzulis Boat

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07-23-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 951
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Don't spoil the fun.

Don't spoil the fun.
07-20-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,437
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Initially I did believe that Cavendish was...

Initially I did believe that Cavendish was essentially "boxed" in, and lost the sprint. This thread however, has me questioning this.

I can read lips (my next door neighbor is deaf) and I could...
07-12-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 773
Posted By Erzulis Boat

I'm 191, and running Vittoria Corsa 700x25 @ 90...

I'm 191, and running Vittoria Corsa 700x25 @ 90 PSI like just about all my other vintage bikes. My 531 Paramount for example is night and day different with the same tires.
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Dimension manufactures components, to include...

Dimension manufactures components, to include cranksets, so it's not a Dimension.

Buffalo bicycles are a brand tailored for Africa

I am coming up empty so far................
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Someone put a LOT of work into the construction...

Someone put a LOT of work into the construction (molds etc.) for that bicycle. The single sided swingarm is pretty neat, as are the wheels. With the wall thickness (as far as I can tell on the...
07-08-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,108
Posted By Erzulis Boat

As stated above, it's only relative to TDF stage...

As stated above, it's only relative to TDF stage wins. If Cav gets more stage wins at the TDF than Merckx , then Cav beats that record!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,618
Posted By Erzulis Boat

You have one post. The only reason you joined was...

You have one post. The only reason you joined was to bash a company. You have zero credibility.
06-30-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 769
Posted By Erzulis Boat

In my US Army days, we would donate blood to save...

In my US Army days, we would donate blood to save money on beer. We called it "getting a quart low", and would then feel the effects of alcohol sooner, thus saving a buck or two on our meager...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 735
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Holding those watts for 5...

Holding those watts for 5 hours................yikes.

That's a super strong ride, congratulations!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,015
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Haha. That is exactly what I did. I have a...

Haha. That is exactly what I did. I have a Campagnolo Super Record groupset complete (took months to acquire), so all I have left to get is a saddle, chain, and bars.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,937
Posted By Erzulis Boat

I just started using power 3 days ago. Just...

I just started using power 3 days ago. Just riding and having fun right now, and making mental notes of what's on the screen vs. my perceived efforts.

1- Soft pedaling can be sub 40 watts. Puts a...
05-15-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 22,164
Posted By Erzulis Boat

It's non-refundable so I am not going to even...

It's non-refundable so I am not going to even bother pursuing a partial refund. If that is truly the case, then that is extremely shady.

I simply cannot trust the organizers, so I will just eat...
05-12-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,248
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Drat! I thought he was going to purchase it for...

Drat! I thought he was going to purchase it for the closest and willing so that we could solve this mystery collectively!

I was thinking this was such a great community gesture, but after you...
05-12-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 22,164
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Heaven- Greeted by the English, cooked for by the...

Heaven- Greeted by the English, cooked for by the French, entertained by the Italians, and scheduled by the Germans.

Hell- Greeted by the French, cooked for by the English, entertained by the...
05-04-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,003
Posted By Erzulis Boat

All day long.

All day long.
04-28-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By Erzulis Boat

That's true...........I have seen without chromed...

That's true...........I have seen without chromed head tube lugs with number hanger, so that's definitely not a 100% indicator- my bad

But I could be right in my hunch!
04-28-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,434
Posted By Erzulis Boat

(1) What are your top three biggest challenges in...

(1) What are your top three biggest challenges in owning/running a shop?
Coming to work with a hangover.
(2) What are you striving for/what's your goal?
Getting rich with minimal effort.
(3) What...
04-27-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,732
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Clear coat edge check. A Q-tip dipped in acetone...

Clear coat edge check. A Q-tip dipped in acetone and gently rubbed at the "edge" on a tiny spot. If the clear gets erased at this spot, then its good. If there is a crack, some hairs from the swab...
04-23-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,077
Posted By Erzulis Boat

I was more concerned about "Stretch" dragging the...

I was more concerned about "Stretch" dragging the rear brake and sandbagging the sprint! :lol:
04-23-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Most that I have seen in real life had a stamped...

Most that I have seen in real life had a stamped rear luggage rack, the tubular one with the taillights is very cool.
04-23-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Love the name "Torpedo". Condition and...

Love the name "Torpedo".

Condition and construction have me thinking 1960's. The squared leading edge of the "gas tank" is definitely reminiscent of that time frame with Columbia in my...
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