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10-07-23, 01:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,156
Posted By davester

My derailleur collection is attached to my bike...

My derailleur collection is attached to my bike collection.
06-28-23, 10:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,894
Posted By cyclesNYC

Bike arrived yesterday afternoon, carefully...

Bike arrived yesterday afternoon, carefully packed and in a sturdy box. Put it together last night and took it for a test ride this morning (it was raining last night). It rides amazingly quick and...
06-20-23, 04:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By jdawginsc

Hold my beer...

Hold my beer...
03-16-23, 11:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,135
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I am mentally prepared to sit by the pool and sip...

I am mentally prepared to sit by the pool and sip Mai Tais while Gugie is hard at work at the grill.
03-10-23, 01:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,313
Posted By Andy_K

Soon-to-be-vintage Campy Derailleur Info

First, a disclaimer: The derailleurs I will be discussing in this post are not much more than 20 years old, not quite vintage yet but on their way. More to the point, they're designed for indexed...
02-15-23, 04:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,324
Posted By Polaris OBark

I have a triple and am not embarrassed to use it.

I have a triple and am not embarrassed to use it.
01-31-23, 05:56 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 41,746
Posted By JulesCW

Is there a Box 'O Crap Anonymous self-help...

Is there a Box 'O Crap Anonymous self-help program? I need nothing, will likely get nothing, and will not be able to stuff the box with enough of my crap to make me feel really virtuous, yet I am...
11-13-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 691
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I've used (and serviced many) Sachs Aris...

I've used (and serviced many) Sachs Aris freewheels, and a modern Shimano tool has always worked for me.

While the Sachs Aris is one of my favorite freewheels to run on a wheel spaced for 126mm...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,120
Posted By 79pmooney

And a fun thought (shameless plug): If you carry...

And a fun thought (shameless plug): If you carry both presta to schrader and schrader to presta adopters, you could screw both onto your presta valve, be back to presta for your pump or inflator and...
05-06-22, 01:59 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,021
Posted By Andy_K

I was talking to gugie about this. I thought...

I was talking to gugie about this. I thought maybe a more relevant comparison would be Eroica CA vs Fauxroica (the self-supported ride that a bunch of people did when the official event was cancelled...
05-03-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,021
Posted By bikingshearer

I have been to every Eroica CA nd have enjoyed...

I have been to every Eroica CA nd have enjoyed them all. I liked this one best of all. That was entirely down to (1) being able to ride and spend time with great people, (2) seeing and learning...
04-08-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 50,876
Posted By Straightblock

3 weeks to go and it looks like it's actually...

3 weeks to go and it looks like it's actually going to happen, so I guess I'd better check in. I haven't put in enough long miles and big hills this year, so I'll be be riding the Piedras Blancas...
02-13-22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By Classtime

If you are considering new 610s for a resto-mod,...

If you are considering new 610s for a resto-mod, you can do better. I tried the new and very nice looking GranComp 610s (albeit with the supplied dia compe pads) and was unimpressed--went back to my...
04-06-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 32,902
Posted By Erzulis Boat

This is what I tell all the Eroica first time...

This is what I tell all the Eroica first time riders that happen to ask about what bike they should run............ "The fashion show is over at the base of the first hill!"
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,841
Posted By sfrider

You hold the button on the RS910 to make a BT...

You hold the button on the RS910 to make a BT connection between your phone and the WU111. Yes, the instructions are poor.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,841
Posted By sfrider

EW-WU111 adds Bluetooth and ANT+. EW-RS910 has...

EW-WU111 adds Bluetooth and ANT+. EW-RS910 has only a charge connection for the BCR2, but the BCR2 can be used with a Windows PC and the Shimano E-Tube Project software. In other words, the BCR2 is...
06-23-20, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,188
Posted By shelbyfv

50+ Photo Tip

We know there is a proper way to stage our bikes, drive side, big chainring, etc, etc. Here's a tip for selfies and other people pics. Close your mouth! Too many pics of we oldsters with jaws...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 17,448
Posted By BenBoozer

My mom used to tell me when I complained about...

My mom used to tell me when I complained about the "other" kids in school growing up (only black kid in my class thru grade 6) that I have no control over how someone responds to me because their...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,218
Posted By bung

A nice side effect of riding a lot

So during the shutdown of everything I have essentially been teaching my students online and riding my road bike. I prefer riding the Emonda on the road but I also have a dedicated Roubaix spare on...
03-29-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By oneclick

Pin tools are easy. I carry this one in the...

Pin tools are easy. I carry this one in the toolkit, made it a long time ago with a pair (that is to say, one for each hand) of pliers and a file and a bit of hard steel wire.
...
01-14-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 132,659
Posted By USAZorro

No photographic evidence. :innocent: ...

No photographic evidence. :innocent:

However, if you want to have a little fun, when dropping the box off, and being questioned by the postal clerk, ask for a definition of "hazardous". :D
01-02-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,464
Posted By bikeme

Headed towards my 60th!

I'm excited about 2020--I turn 60. My fitness is better that ever and I'm knocking off PRs back from 2013-2016! What did I change over the last couple years? I cut my sugar intake, added a long Zone...
12-16-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,127
Posted By mhespenheide

I'm in my mid-forties, 6'4", ~185#, good general...

I'm in my mid-forties, 6'4", ~185#, good general fitness. My goal for Eroica is to enjoy a day in beautiful surroundings and around beautiful vintage bikes. I appreciate hard efforts and pushing my...
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