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05-25-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 235
Posted By DMC707

I'll be darned -- Sharp eyes !

I'll be darned -- Sharp eyes !
05-25-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 235
Posted By DMC707

Hard to go wrong with a Klein! This one is...

Hard to go wrong with a Klein! This one is mostly "catalog spec" as it came stock with Dura Ace - although most bikes from that era at that level seemed to be sold as a frameset only - and either...
05-25-22, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 126
Posted By DMC707

OK - rotating mass

OK - rotating mass
05-25-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 181
Posted By DMC707

didnt see this -- Good call :beer:

didnt see this -- Good call :beer:
05-25-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 181
Posted By DMC707

Fitness/commuting/ occasional century -- sounds...

Fitness/commuting/ occasional century -- sounds just what the Synapse was made for.

$800 sounds like a LOT for the aluminum model, but prices have been goofed up since covid hit. I...
05-25-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,022
Posted By DMC707

My old bike - S-Works Tarmac --- beautiful riding...

My old bike - S-Works Tarmac --- beautiful riding machine - carbon soaks up the bumps and has very efficient power transfer. Di2 shifting is worth every penny and the disc brakes were awesome ! ...
05-25-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 165
Posted By DMC707

Already done !

Already done !
05-25-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 2,136
Posted By DMC707

Wow -- i just spent 30 minutes in the P&R area...

Wow -- i just spent 30 minutes in the P&R area and came back and this thread is still going?

Gift that keeps on giving



I like dolphins
05-25-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 2,136
Posted By DMC707

It would be fine if it was on a "racers bike" ...

It would be fine if it was on a "racers bike"

Then you would be Cat 6 and a "Hitter"
05-25-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 2,136
Posted By DMC707

Litespeeds are for slow people - its not carbon...

Litespeeds are for slow people - its not carbon fiber so not performance



I like dolphins
05-25-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 126
Posted By DMC707

Thats actually a good trade off ---- having a...

Thats actually a good trade off ---- having a little extra weight for something that performs better is smart. Kinda like you staying away from the EggBeaters -- those are light but pure garbage
...
05-25-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 2,136
Posted By DMC707

I like dolphins

I like dolphins
05-24-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,035
Posted By DMC707

I like it too ! We all have our preferences,...

I like it too !

We all have our preferences, but i would go with a much less elaborate lugset -- more in keeping with a stylized and modernized GT Edge than a Hetchins -- but there are obviously...
05-24-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 2,136
Posted By DMC707

got lost in my ranting and raving for a minute...

got lost in my ranting and raving for a minute there

But i tuned into P&R for a while and im now cured
05-24-22, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 130
Posted By DMC707

I like your enthusiasm! Givent the time frame the...

I like your enthusiasm! Givent the time frame the bike is from i think your paint scheme is spot - on -- Trek even had one in a similar color scheme in the early 90's



...
05-24-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 642
Posted By DMC707

I like the fact that you have a designated "Wal...

I like the fact that you have a designated "Wal Mart Day"

I may have to incorporate that only mine will be a "Sams Club and Sprouts Day"
05-24-22, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3,182
Views: 816,632
Posted By DMC707

I post in C&V a lot -- which probably could be...

I post in C&V a lot -- which probably could be labelled as an "Over 50 annex group" so ive posted lots of pics of my bikes

But mostly if its on the road i ride my old, (2002ish) Litespeed Team...
05-24-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 165
Posted By DMC707

Oh crap! Just realized im now eligible to post here

:50:

Thanks to my last birthday !

Howdy gents !
05-24-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,022
Posted By DMC707

Since youre the thread starter, i'd say Just...

Since youre the thread starter, i'd say

Just get a new bike. New bikes are fun. Like a few others have pointed out, they are not necessarilly faster, --- but the lighter weight feels better...
05-24-22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,022
Posted By DMC707

Those are great bikes! I got a "pro deal" on...

Those are great bikes! I got a "pro deal" on an S-Works Tarmac a few years back and after spending some time on it, i wished a Roubaix had been available to me at the same price
05-24-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,392
Posted By DMC707

just pedal faster

just pedal faster
05-24-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 93,047
Posted By DMC707

made it up to Season 4 of "The Blacklist" ...

made it up to Season 4 of "The Blacklist"

entertaining stuff
05-24-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3,105
Views: 370,374
Posted By DMC707

Really bad day for me on Saturday so i had a...

Really bad day for me on Saturday so i had a triple feature of vintage inspired movies

The Kings Men - 2021 - the prequel for the series

followed by The Monuments MEn - the 2014 film about the...
05-24-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 2,136
Posted By DMC707

Sort of -- mater bathroom But the "Youre...

Sort of -- mater bathroom

But the "Youre doing it wrong !!!!!! " has also applied to replacing under sink garbage disposals (I dont know how a human being can break 2 of those in a year but...
05-24-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 958
Posted By DMC707

gotta go to FB Marketplace now

gotta go to FB Marketplace now
05-24-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 2,136
Posted By DMC707

Like hanging a new ceiling fan or re-positioning...

Like hanging a new ceiling fan or re-positioning a dresser ?

Once after failing to unclog a toilet i had to call a plumber -- who had to resort to using an industrial drain auger through the vent...
05-24-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,044
Posted By DMC707

My bicycle is analog, but i usually have on...

My bicycle is analog, but i usually have on hand 2 i phones , a Garmin watch, maybe a Garmin cycle computer , and air pods at times -- so 6 at most if i am running all of that at the same time
05-24-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 2,136
Posted By DMC707

Well, i try-- although you saying that gives...

Well, i try-- although you saying that gives me flashbacks to my GF getting frustrated at me for almost anything

"Youre doing it wrong !!!! "
05-24-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 880
Posted By DMC707

Bike shorts will help -- that is what they are...

Bike shorts will help -- that is what they are designed for and why they are used almost universally by people trying to engage in cycling for "sporting purposes"
05-24-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,392
Posted By DMC707

The appearance of Dr Nick Riviera is awesome

The appearance of Dr Nick Riviera is awesome
05-24-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 2,136
Posted By DMC707

Not sure if you can them "black" pickup trucks ...

Not sure if you can them "black" pickup trucks

I prefer pigmentally challenged trucks mostly driven by Theys and Thems
05-24-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,993
Posted By DMC707

clincher although that could also be a...

clincher


although that could also be a term for what you do whilst rushing to the port-a-can at the trailhead

Never trust a fart
05-24-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 117,665
Posted By DMC707

Thanks ! Ive promised myself to get it out this...

Thanks ! Ive promised myself to get it out this weekend --- the next pictures i post of this one will be outside during the course of a ride
Replies: 11
Views: 260
Posted By DMC707

anything under $500 is okay for that bike

anything under $500 is okay for that bike
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By DMC707

Thats definitely applicable to the old stuff ----...

Thats definitely applicable to the old stuff ---- not sure if these "Mid-School" bikes are there yet ---

Robinson was a premium brand, but the low end GT branded parts make this bike appear...
Replies: 18
Views: 454
Posted By DMC707

Unless you consider someone turning this once...

Unless you consider someone turning this once proud machine into a Townie to be butchery
05-24-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 126
Posted By DMC707

A XC wheelset will shed some weight quickly

A XC wheelset will shed some weight quickly
05-24-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 25,172
Posted By DMC707

My bluish/purplish DeBErnardi set up for...

My bluish/purplish DeBErnardi set up for doodle-bugging around with the tall stem and triple chainset -- Some type of Campagnolo group but i fogged out on the fine details
...
05-24-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 117,665
Posted By DMC707

This is a long thread so i might have posted mine...

This is a long thread so i might have posted mine before -- IT was purchased from another forum member who restored it lovingly perhaps 6 years ago?

Sadly i stalled out on it at that rear...
05-24-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8,146
Views: 2,553,200
Posted By DMC707

Very true --- regarding mountain bikes, if...

Very true --- regarding mountain bikes, if someone is 28 years old and grew up on a steady diet of carbon fiber 29'ers ---- a 15 year old 26'er single pivot rig might seem pretty archaic
05-23-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 288
Posted By DMC707

Very nice

Very nice
05-23-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8,146
Views: 2,553,200
Posted By DMC707

https://i.imgur.com/QFInGBa.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/QFInGBa.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/N8ezsOv.jpg

and do projects count? This frameset is the reason i picked up the above Bridgestone --- this is another Bridgestone from my...
05-23-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,653
Posted By DMC707

It is full of Win

It is full of Win
05-23-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 28,813
Posted By DMC707

Quite a bit of orange on this one ...

Quite a bit of orange on this one

https://i.imgur.com/2hJU1JP.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/txFt148.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/fBjKNMC.jpg
05-23-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 255
Posted By DMC707

Salsa stem on my Klein has a teensy tadpole bit...

Salsa stem on my Klein has a teensy tadpole bit of rise

https://i.imgur.com/6rutZZ0.jpg
05-23-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By DMC707

The OP has a personal theory that grips are not...

The OP has a personal theory that grips are not necessry for his needs per another thread in the C&V forum --- we all have our preferences i guess ---
05-19-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 918
Posted By DMC707

Id just do it -- those tires are retro in...

Id just do it -- those tires are retro in appearance and make me want to try a pair -- although your experience wrestling with the bead gives me pause. I havent done tubeless road tires yet, but...
05-19-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By DMC707

Love the BITD action pic ! While it...

Love the BITD action pic !

While it would not be unheard of to have to change cranksets in 25 years - did your bike originally come with the White Industries cranks some of the Marins were...
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By DMC707

Nice bike! I like the elevated chainstay...

Nice bike!

I like the elevated chainstay design strictly from an aesthetics standpoint. They were quirky. Nishiki utilized Richard Cunningham ( MAntis bicycles and later a magazine editor...
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