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Old 01-17-22, 04:34 PM
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Big John, I feel like an idiot. So I took a quick look at the cervelo today, and it was one of the cables causing the problem. It was rubbing again the frame in a way that felt like the head set was stuck, and it was also behind the noise I was hearing when I turned the bars.

Play is still there.
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After yesterday's really fun ride on the Litespeed with the newly re-tuned Frankengruppo, I realize that since I'm not going to be riding outside before all the bits are in place to rebuild it with the Dura Ace kit, the next obvious step is to strip it down. Which seems a shame, since I spent a not inconsiderable amount of time getting it looking good and working well.

But, guys.....


I mean, the 7410 crank is The Most Beautiful Crankset Ever, so how can I not?
I like my cranks to be more shiny.
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I like my cranks to be more shiny.
I have seen them polished. These get worn fairly often, right where the "Dura Ace" is, and some folks will strip the anodizing off and polish them on the buffing wheel. I was pleasantly surprised - especially for the price I paid - to find these looking as good. The NDS is even better.
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Octo-mom would use Octa-link. Duh.
I had forgotten all about old Natalie.
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Risk for badness quite low even with pregnancy if vaxxed/boosted.

vaxxed not boosted. Shes going to talk to her doctor tomorrow about what actions she should take.
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Knoxville winter-to-date snowfall total: 3.1 inches #GoldenSnowball
24 inches so far this season. About 36 inches behind our average. Sad.
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Originally Posted by genejockey View Post
I have seen them polished. These get worn fairly often, right where the "Dura Ace" is, and some folks will strip the anodizing off and polish them on the buffing wheel. I was pleasantly surprised - especially for the price I paid - to find these looking as good. The NDS is even better.


A Lynskey, size large frame set just popped up in my area for 1,000.00. With the litespeed just about done, it’s time for another project.
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It was 20F warmer today in this unknown location in Wyoming than it was here.


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Put it in your favorites bar and go straight to it.
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Originally Posted by bampilot06 View Post
A Lynskey, size large frame set just popped up in my area for 1,000.00. With the litespeed just about done, it’s time for another project.
You're trying to enable him?
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Originally Posted by genejockey View Post
De gustibus non est disputandum.

Personally, in Campagnolo, I prefer the late 90s/early 00s Record and Chorus.
10sp square taper Record are my favorites!


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Originally Posted by bampilot06 View Post
A Lynskey, size large frame set just popped up in my area for 1,000.00. With the litespeed just about done, it’s time for another project.
HA!

That's not how my Muse works. I already have the Litespeed, so another Ti bike would be redundant. It's why I find myself pondering selling the Lotus Classique - it's the SECOND 1982 Lotus with Shimano kit in my collection.
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
10sp square taper Record are my favorites!
But getting the 102mm bottom brackets is a bit of a pain sometimes.
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It was 20F warmer today in this unknown location in Wyoming than it was here.


You don't remember when Kanye moved there?
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
But getting the 102mm bottom brackets is a bit of a pain sometimes.
The Battaglin has a Phil Wood in 102 with Campy tapers, and the Ritchey has one in 103 with JIS tapers. The Litespeed's getting the BB-7410 that came with the crank. I don't feel anything untoward.
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I can see why DougRNS left this place.

SMH.

I posted at #2395. It was of high quality, naturally.
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You don't remember when Kanye moved there?
Nope.

Good luck to your Cardinals.
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I posted at #2395. It was of high quality, naturally.
Welcome back! The wordle drove you away, didn't it?
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Welcome back! The wordle drove you away, didn't it?
I can coexist in a world that has wordle. You should try that approach. Better to wear slippers than carpet the world. I'm done for the day here. I have work to do around the house.
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Is it just me or are orange peels thicker than they used to be?
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Is it just me or are orange peels thicker than they used to be?
Are you asking if both you AND orange peels are thicker, or if it's only you that's thicker?
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Are you asking if both you AND orange peels are thicker, or if it's only you that's thicker?
No.
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
But getting the 102mm bottom brackets is a bit of a pain sometimes.
Also PBK has Campy square taper BBs.
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