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08-09-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,247
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Well done lads! I'm a little disappointed no one...

Well done lads! I'm a little disappointed no one broke a pedal. Bill clearly wins the award for light traveller but, being a deep old file I wouldn't be surprised to learn he snuck gear into Andrew's...
08-05-22, 10:52 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,531
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

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Maybe not iconic, but it is Thomas Jefferson...
08-05-22, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I have that issue. I bought my DeRosa from the...

I have that issue. I bought my DeRosa from the original owner and he said “I saw that magazine cover with that beautiful girl and knew I had to have that bike!” . I think he was already married....
08-03-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Jeff, I think I see a set of crimps on the top...

Jeff, I think I see a set of crimps on the top tube and one either side of down tube. I think Nuovo Mexico had 4 crimps on down tube, but the Super Profil info matches this one as far as I can tell
...
08-02-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,416
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Not taboo and whatever keeps you riding your...

Not taboo and whatever keeps you riding your bike. If you plan on selling it one day, I think 130 spacing might affect the value a little, maybe not though. Is your goal to put a more modern...
08-01-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Color looks like mine. I'm told it was bought in...

Color looks like mine. I'm told it was bought in SoCal around 1980. Mine is a bit of mystery, doesn't have a California serial number but doesn't quite seem Italian built either. I think my fork is a...
07-28-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19,218
Views: 2,417,938
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Randy you missed a chance at telling us that was...

Randy you missed a chance at telling us that was your back yard!

Today was this year’s Birthday Ride. Seems to get longer every year. I started with some trepidation as, even though it’s been a...
07-26-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,159
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

T-Shirt "Let me Gugie that for you" ...

T-Shirt

"Let me Gugie that for you"


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07-24-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19,218
Views: 2,417,938
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Ran for the hills today to beat the heat. Much...

Ran for the hills today to beat the heat. Much cooler up on Skyline Drive but still had some humidity. Despite cramming fuel, liquids and salt tablets the whole ride still got a touch of leg cramping...
07-23-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,804
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That stuff will all wipe off with a rag. We all...

That stuff will all wipe off with a rag. We all only really need one bike and that hasn’t stopped any of us.
07-22-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 19,218
Views: 2,417,938
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Short ride before the heat sets in. One of my in...

Short ride before the heat sets in. One of my in town gravel segments has now been paved, so I took the skinny tire Masi up the steep climb to Ragged Mountain reservoir. After cooling off and...
07-22-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19,218
Views: 2,417,938
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I can’t see it in the pic, but if that’s Lake...

I can’t see it in the pic, but if that’s Lake Forest (and I’m pretty sure it is) I think The Lantern is along that sidewalk. Good place to weather a storm as long as you don’t have to ride very far...
07-22-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,484
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

It was more spiritual than that ...

It was more spiritual than that


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07-22-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,091
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Happened to me, but I was persistent, nice to...

Happened to me, but I was persistent, nice to her, bought her presents and then a really nice ring and she said yes.
07-22-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 742
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I missed that but in the first week, in one of...

I missed that but in the first week, in one of Steve Porino’s roadside reports (I’m going to apply for his job, looks like a lot of fun) he stopped at a group of fans from Belgium with a replica...
07-21-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Campy C record 1st Gen uses 109 mm , 135 bcd....

Campy C record 1st Gen uses 109 mm , 135 bcd. Later iterations with the shield logo use 111 mm but would probably be OK on a 109.
07-21-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 448
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

First rule of Campagnolo Club is there are no...

First rule of Campagnolo Club is there are no “quick” bottom bracket questions. Well, maybe except “Is this a Campagnolo bottom bracket ?”

Sorry not much more help than that.
07-18-22, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 479
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I had a big jug of it for a while and would...

I had a big jug of it for a while and would strain it through a paper towel back into the jug. Seemed to work fine. When it gets dark in color I’d just toss it.
07-18-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That’s one of my favorite posts. What I get for...

That’s one of my favorite posts. What I get for working today.
07-15-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 19,218
Views: 2,417,938
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

After yesterday's ride on my hacked and...

After yesterday's ride on my hacked and "climbified" Merckx, I felt obliged to pay penance to the C+V gods with some traditional geared riding. I threw my noodle legs over the Tommasini and rode 22...
07-15-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,709
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Where there you go again Andy, you've negated...

Where there you go again Andy, you've negated your thread title before the first post is even done. Cool tool tho

I am afraid of the unknown, so I don't buy tools with unknown uses.
07-14-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19,218
Views: 2,417,938
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

^^^^ Randy, you need to get a Mariposa and...

^^^^

Randy, you need to get a Mariposa and go back to that spot for another pic.

I took the Merckx Pro out today. I now have two Pros, so this one is “Pro SL” and the other is “Pro 753”. Last...
07-12-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,248
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Either that or he got his fingers stuck in the...

Either that or he got his fingers stuck in the holes.
07-12-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,248
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Thanks for posting Stu, I always enjoy reading...

Thanks for posting Stu, I always enjoy reading these old vs new comparisons. I have a Colnago EPS with Zipp 202 wheels that at one time was the latest and greatest in plastic tech but now tends...
07-11-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Dang it, step away for 30 minutes and this is...

Dang it, step away for 30 minutes and this is what happens. Nice deal. Thirds?
07-11-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19,218
Views: 2,417,938
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

After yesterday’s ride the skies skies cleared...

After yesterday’s ride the skies skies cleared and had brilliant blue skies and sunshine with a short reprieve from the humidity. Went up to the Blue Ridge Parkway for 40 ish miles. I came across a...
07-10-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 19,218
Views: 2,417,938
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

As always, stunning pics from all over. Here in...

As always, stunning pics from all over. Here in Virginia we’ve had several inches more rain than we needed over the past 36 hours, but the cooler temps are most welcome. Still misty out and roads are...
07-09-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,929
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Gorgeous bike! I also have an ‘89 in blue. I’m an...

Gorgeous bike! I also have an ‘89 in blue. I’m an Italo and Campyphile but have no problem with hanging Dura Ace on one. At least your tires are Italian (and my favorite). Mine has mid 90’s Campy 8...
07-06-22, 07:20 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,915
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Andy, I just rode my Masi today and decided I...

Andy, I just rode my Masi today and decided I really, really like it. It’s the kind of bike that should be ridden a lot, so do whatever it takes. If it makes you feel better mine is really hacked...
07-04-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 19,218
Views: 2,417,938
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Never a dull ride in and around London eh botty...

Never a dull ride in and around London eh botty kayer ? Great post as always and thanks.

I took the Stars and Stripes Paletti out for what I think might be 17.76 miles (only measures to tenths)...
07-04-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Good wipe down, spray and wipe with WD40 and I...

Good wipe down, spray and wipe with WD40 and I know it’s not supposed to work, but I’ve found soaking aluminum bits in Evaporust followed by a water rinse and dry makes them super shiny.

That...
07-04-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,333
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I’m pretty sure MFP could have his soul for free...

I’m pretty sure MFP could have his soul for free whenever he wanted.
07-04-22, 06:19 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,333
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Whoa, whoa!! What is the Singer all about? Was...

Whoa, whoa!! What is the Singer all about? Was there an announcement I missed?

Glad you all had fun and good weather.
07-03-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 487
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Pretty standard as far as I know but you can get...

Pretty standard as far as I know but you can get by without 'em.
07-02-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,055
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Man I’m having a hard time keeping up with these...

Man I’m having a hard time keeping up with these threads!

...
06-30-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 19,218
Views: 2,417,938
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Ouch! That’s the kind of game BITD, we would have...

Ouch! That’s the kind of game BITD, we would have done an unofficial “seat upgrade” and snuck down to the lower level.

gaucho777 Happy belated Birthday Randy! Nice job on the “climb my age” ride.
06-28-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 19,218
Views: 2,417,938
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Humidity took a day off today so I jumped on the...

Humidity took a day off today so I jumped on the Rando bike for 50. Sadly, I think my longest ride since Eroica. Included about 15-20 miles of gravel. My route took me again by Our Lady of Angels...
06-26-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Real nice guys! I have a Compact Pro - mid 90's -...

Real nice guys! I have a Compact Pro - mid 90's - that I like a lot.

Here's a pic to join the party.

...
06-26-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,164
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Whichever of you knuckleheads is gonna run this...

Whichever of you knuckleheads is gonna run this thing step forward!

...
06-23-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 173,202
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

They used to launch from the school near our...

They used to launch from the school near our house all the time. Kind of freaky because you hear the gas burner jets off and on and then this big orb rises from beyond the trees. Few things will...
06-23-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 19,218
Views: 2,417,938
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I agree Matt - I couldn’t make out the brand but...

I agree Matt - I couldn’t make out the brand but looks to be from the sweet spot era when MTBs had that tough but nimble look. Now they just look like tanks and I can’t tell what you’re supposed to...
06-19-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 19,218
Views: 2,417,938
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Well happy belated birthday Dean! I like to ride...

Well happy belated birthday Dean! I like to ride my age on my birthday but had decided at some point (likely well before 70) I would either do that in km or 100-age miles.

I just spent a week in...
06-18-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,052
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Looks like a fun day. If someone could swing by...

Looks like a fun day. If someone could swing by Charlottesville and pick me up in the AM, I’d appreciate it.
06-06-22, 03:12 PM
Replies: 19,218
Views: 2,417,938
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

The humidity blew out of here with a big storm a...

The humidity blew out of here with a big storm a few days ago and we have had beautiful warm weather with clear blue skies. I had to work all weekend unfortunately but got out for 30 today. I rode...
06-02-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 19,218
Views: 2,417,938
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

For a variety of reasons haven't been on the bike...

For a variety of reasons haven't been on the bike much lately but got out for a hard 20 yesterday. The beautiful spring weather window between lingering winter wind and cold and summer tropical hot...
05-31-22, 06:21 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,006
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

nlerner , I’ll see your Stronglight and raise you...

nlerner , I’ll see your Stronglight and raise you a Cat 5 tattoo...
05-28-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 19,218
Views: 2,417,938
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

A little bit of gravel riding today. I took a...

A little bit of gravel riding today. I took a side road to check out Buck Mountain Ford. In the increasingly less common dry spells in summer one can drive across it or tiptoe with your bike, just...
05-25-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,096
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

As far as riding with a camera, you should first...

As far as riding with a camera, you should first decide if you want one for safety/ legal, etc or for recording action videos, showing pretty scenery, etc. if the later is your choice then go with...
05-23-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

If there’s a question of 8 speed, just take the...

If there’s a question of 8 speed, just take the right shifter and click all the way through, you should get 7 clicks. Campy 8 speed is my favorite for all around looks, reliability, and ease of set...
05-17-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 19,218
Views: 2,417,938
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Explored some new to me roads in Albemarle County...

Explored some new to me roads in Albemarle County today. First new road tried was a dud as it petered out Into a couple of long driveways. Happens a lot around here as goggle maps will show these as...
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