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Old 11-23-22, 04:35 AM
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Black Friday deal on a Kona Rove. 650B 47 tyres. GRX600/800. Heaps of mounting options for luggage.
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Old 11-27-22, 12:11 AM
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Ordered yesterday and was busted by my spouse. Life and marriage goes onÖ
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Old 11-27-22, 03:57 AM
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A new mint in box pair of diadora road cycling shoes was needed because with previous one I had the right shoe started to develop cracks and the left one started to age badly but I had them during 25 years.


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Old 11-27-22, 04:08 AM
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Ordered Shimano 105 R7000 group set for the Ritchey.
Gp 5000 30 mm for the cervelo
Fulcrum 6 C-17 for the Ritchey
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Old 11-30-22, 06:22 PM
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Very rare Reynolds 731 CT Wallis Frame


ITM Goccia Stem

2 Dura Ace 7800 Rear Derailleurs


Dura Ace BR 7700 for the CT Wallis

Dura Ace BR 7800 for my Peugeot Prestige
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Old 11-30-22, 10:29 PM
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Interesting that the rear brake routes intro the from on the right. Was it set up for left shifter to be the rear brake?
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Old 12-01-22, 01:58 AM
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Originally Posted by mstateglfr View Post
Interesting that the rear brake routes intro the from on the right. Was it set up for left shifter to be the rear brake?
That is a good question,it is a possibility but I am not sure.
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Old 12-09-22, 04:18 PM
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Dura Ace 9000 bits for the upgraded Bianchi Intenso.

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Old 12-09-22, 06:43 PM
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Set of Conti GP 5000s and new tubes. Wimped out and had LBS mount them.

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Old 12-09-22, 07:13 PM
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Set of Conti GP 5000s and new tubes. Wimped out and had LBS mount them.

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No shame in that. I got blisters on my palms when i mounted my tires.
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Old 12-10-22, 06:05 AM
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Originally Posted by IcySwan1 View Post
Set of Conti GP 5000s and new tubes. Wimped out and had LBS mount them.

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Picked up a lender wheel from a friend of mine at the LbS, came with a schwalbe tire, but it didnít have a tube in it. She asked if she wanted me to throw a tube in it for me, but in my haste I said I got it. Had limited time to ride, still had to throw a cassette on it.

Anyways, got to my start point for my ride, went to put a tube in, and 30 mins later I still did not have it set up. I never could get that tire on. I brought a spare tire from home with me, and that went on with out a hitch.

I kind of want to bring it back and watch her do it for giggles.
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Old 12-10-22, 09:09 AM
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Christmas haul:
2 pairs of Pactimo Summit 12 Hour bibs (~40% off sale)
2 summer undershirts from Pactimo (~40% off sale)
Garmin Edge 1040 ($100 off from Ascent Cycling)
Garmin Varia RTL515 ($25 off from Ascent Cycling)
100% S2 "Tokyo Nights" edition glasses (full price, but I really like these glasses and this color)

I still need two short sleeve jerseys but I'll wait for the spring sales. I hate paying full retail for stuff.
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Old 12-13-22, 02:02 PM
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Some more DA9000 bling

Shifters are new and the rest is barely used.

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Old 12-23-22, 02:41 PM
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Deda Superleggero seatpost from Merlin UK and Fizik Antares R5 from my longtime bike parts dealer.




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Old 12-23-22, 07:24 PM
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[QUOTE=malcala622;22747368]Deda Superleggero seatpost from Merlin UK and Fizik Antares R5 from my longtime bike parts dealer.




Is that a round seat post? Can’t quite tell from the pics. That bike is a beauty.

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Old 12-23-22, 07:39 PM
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It's a round seatpost. Area near the saddle clamp is somewhat oval because of the clamp design.
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Old 12-28-22, 03:10 PM
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Took advantage of a holiday sale at prowheelbuilder.com: 20% off any White Industries based wheel. I picked White Industries T11 hubs with Sapim CX Ray spokes and Kinlin XR-31T hoops. Can't wait to get them!
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Old 12-29-22, 09:42 AM
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Crankset.




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Old 01-01-23, 10:36 AM
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4 tubes
2 gp 5000 25mm cream walled
lube
blendr mount
2 pairs of bar tape
cervelo carbon bars
vision aero bars
mavic krysiums elite wheels
11/32 cassette
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Old 01-01-23, 11:18 PM
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4iiii Dual Sided PM
Ornot blue bib shorts
Ornot five finger gloves
Isadore merino wool base layer
Isadore merino wool long sleeve jersey
Couple new cycling caps from Walz
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Garmin compatible speed sensor
2 Shimano rotors
12 speed Ultegra rear cluster/gear set
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Old 01-02-23, 07:47 AM
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I bought a new Selle Superflow SLR saddle since my Selle Bobcat has become downright uncomfortable for anything over 5-7 miles. I have the SLR on my other bike and like it but would like to try something else. Iím looking for the Fizik Antares Evo Adaptive R3 but they donít seem to be in stock anywhere. Any leads would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 01-02-23, 04:06 PM
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Elite Drive 50V wheels and new GP5000 tires.


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Bit of a buying spree: 1990s Diamondback Ascent (buyers remorse now), Campy 10 speed parts, and a DT Swiss Wheel set.
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