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RobSandy
RobSandy(@robsandy)
January 18, 2022 11:57 am

Happy New Year all. Hope you’re not being too messed around by this bloody COVID thing still.

RobSandy
RobSandy(@robsandy)
January 18, 2022 12:45 pm
Reply to  Teocalli

Try having a guinea pig related injury, then a rock climbing related knee injury, then COVID…very much in a rebuilding phase about now. Signed up for a 200km mid Feb. So…yeah. That’ll be fun.

RobSandy
RobSandy(@robsandy)
January 18, 2022 1:08 pm
Reply to  Teocalli

I wont show you a picture in case you’ve just eaten, but last May one of our guinea pigs had a moment of madness and sunk his teeth into the base of my left index finger. Long story short, infection of the tendon sheathe requiring two operations to clean out. Then months and months of physio to get the mobility back.

Wiscot
Wiscot(@wiscot)
November 14, 2021 5:07 pm
Reply to  Teocalli

God, I remember that ad. Yellow pages? Gone the way of the dodo – replaced by google. I remember having a Falcon catalog and a Raleigh catalog that I would pore over for hours. The former had Bill Nickson standing next to their top model (Eeee by gum, by today’s standards he was a big lad!). The latter the whole prime time Raleigh squad with strange sounding foreign names like Cees, Gerrie, Ad, Jan. Finally got a 531SL team colors Raleigh in 82.Good times.

Cycling Monk
Cycling Monk(@cycling-monk)
October 20, 2021 6:38 pm

Just plain Evil….how was nothing done so far…

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/16-old-driver-truck-ran-202200623.html

Wiscot
Wiscot(@wiscot)
October 8, 2021 1:52 pm

With the death of Bernard Tapie, I thought I’d throw this old gem out from the V days which happens to mention to Gallic changer. Enjoy!

https://www.velominati.com/guest-article/guest-article-the-wait-of-a-nation/

MangoDave
MangoDave(@mangodave)
September 6, 2021 5:53 pm

Haldy, how did you get into this Silca video? (Near the end)

(1202) Hammer v SILCA’S Machinist Deadblow Hammer – YouTube

Haldy34
Haldy34(@haldy34)
September 7, 2021 2:35 am
Reply to  MangoDave

I have the great privilege of knowing lots of folks withhin the industry. Since I have helped Don Walker at quite a few NAHBS shows, I have met and helped out alot of industry folks at various brands. Josh Poertner at Silca being one of them. When they launched the 3D printed tools, he wanted to show off the custom option too, so he reached out to me to ask if he could use HHW as the test set. I was honored he thought to ask me, and obviously I took him up on the offer.

markinfinland
markinfinland(@markinfinland)
August 16, 2021 5:54 pm

Cycology is the brand you are after. Cycologygear.eu or cycologyclothing.com

RobSandy
RobSandy(@robsandy)
August 13, 2021 2:32 pm

Can anyone help me with something – I half remember a post on Velominati related to a Kiwi/Aussie cycling clothing brand. The picture was a blonde female cyclist posing with her bike on a cobbled street. Anyone else remember that picture and the brand?

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RobSandy
RobSandy(@robsandy)
January 18, 2022 11:57 am
Reply to  Teocalli

FYXO. I remembered in the end.

RobSandy
RobSandy(@robsandy)
August 13, 2021 10:08 am

Hi all!

RobSandy
RobSandy(@robsandy)
August 13, 2021 2:29 pm
Reply to  Teocalli

Hallo!

chuckp
chuckp(@chuckp)
April 14, 2021 12:12 pm
Reply to  Teocalli

Definitely liking it!

Cycling Monk
Cycling Monk(@cycling-monk)
February 27, 2021 1:28 pm

Hello All…a question…does anyone live in any of the following countries…Argentina, Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Spain and Turkey ?..if so I may ask for a tiny favor…

chuckp
chuckp(@chuckp)
February 26, 2021 2:39 pm

These arrived last night. I’ll have a review for PEZ. Shimano S-PHYRE RC902 road shoes. F*ing BLING!

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chuckp
chuckp(@chuckp)
December 31, 2020 7:21 pm

HAPPY NEW YEAR to y’all! Can’t help but share two brags.

Got a short ride in today but enough miles to make it 7,600 (and small change) for the year. And all road miles. I keep my Zwift/virtual miles on a separate Strava account because IMHO it’s not “real” riding so not real miles or real elevation gain. https://www.strava.com/activities/4545491648

Second brag is that two of my articles were in the top 10 for the year on PEZ. https://pezcyclingnews.com/features/pez-top-10-stories-of-2020/

Wishing everyone the very best in 2021!

chuckp
chuckp(@chuckp)
January 1, 2021 1:34 pm
Reply to  Teocalli

It can’t be that hard for Strava to code.

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chuckp
chuckp(@chuckp)
December 21, 2020 7:45 pm

Hey all! Just want to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas (or however you celebrate) and a Happy New Year. Best wishes from my family to all of yours!

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dancollins
dancollins(@dancollins)
December 22, 2020 11:41 pm
Reply to  chuckp

Hey Chuck: Merry Christmas to you and your family too and to all those who have enjoyed playing the OTR league.

Haldy34
Haldy34(@haldy34)
December 15, 2020 6:28 pm

We cab add FMB tubulars and Open Tubulars to that list of available items too. ๐Ÿ™‚

Haldy34
Haldy34(@haldy34)
December 3, 2020 10:26 pm

Hey all…been awhile since I have popped on here. I have slowly built up the supply chain coming into Haldy’s Handbuilt Wheels, and I now have a pipeline to get “Golden Tickets” for rims. ๐Ÿ™‚ Any interest in getting some Nemesis( tubular) or Elegance( clincher) rim orders going? Let me know!
haldy@haldyshandbuiltwheels.com

MangoDave
MangoDave(@mangodave)
December 5, 2020 4:50 pm
Reply to  Haldy34

Welcome back. Hopefully you’ve had some time to enjoy the Bixxis. I recently had a rear wheel failure, Crono F20 cracked. Looking to have a new set built up with the existing Record hubs. Nemesis is on my short list, we may need to talk.

Haldy34
Haldy34(@haldy34)
December 5, 2020 6:05 pm
Reply to  MangoDave

Hit me up when you are ready!!

MangoDave
MangoDave(@mangodave)
February 6, 2021 11:27 pm
Reply to  Haldy34

Ready for new wheels. Emailed your via your website.

MangoDave
MangoDave(@mangodave)
February 9, 2021 12:09 am
Reply to  MangoDave

Apparently I’m also ready for grammar and proofreading lessons.

Cycling Monk
Cycling Monk(@cycling-monk)
October 27, 2020 2:09 pm
Reply to  Teocalli

Seems to be ok for me….

Quasar
Quasar(@quasar)
October 8, 2020 5:32 pm

This winter will be very interesting, to say nothing of next summer. For the first time since I got into road cycling I actually have a coach. I have trained with a group that had a coach make a training plan for the group as a whole before. This time however I decided I needed someone to taylor the training sessions to what I need to improve and to really tell me off when I slack. I’m beyond excited, got my trainer set up, bought new winter kit ($$$) and my cyclocross bike is standing ready with a new chainring… Read more ยป

Quasar
Quasar(@quasar)
September 4, 2020 1:17 pm

The conclusion of this week’s science experiment is as follows:

There exists at least one tree through which riding a bike is not possible.

(Ouch…)

Quasar
Quasar(@quasar)
September 6, 2020 8:38 am
Reply to  Teocalli

Both are fine. No scratches on the bike and very few on me. Fortunately I wasn’t on my nice bike but on the “made for trying stupid things” cyclocross bike. This turned out to be a very stupid thing to try…

Quasar
Quasar(@quasar)
September 6, 2020 8:48 am
Reply to  Quasar

Incidentally, I tried to post a picture (not from the “try to ride through a tree” ride) to the Photos section the other day, but it hasn’t shown up. Could it possibly be stuck in a spam filter or require approval?

Quasar
Quasar(@quasar)
September 8, 2020 8:26 am
Reply to  Teocalli

This was a .jpg file, the size was 5823kB. I can certainly upload it again, but I’m afraid the brilliant prose that accompanied it will be lost forever unless the system has a copy…

chuckp
chuckp(@chuckp)
August 24, 2020 8:22 pm
Reply to  Teocalli

Honestly … I don’t know whether to laugh or cry. But as a dog owner/lover, hard for me to get too mad at the dog.

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