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Got a few new bit and bobs.

  • Ortlieb bar bag and Backroller Plus. I am now a total Ortlieb fanboy. Quality through and through.
  • Hex key through axels- Since the day I bought my bike the semi-horizontal drop outs have sucked. No matter how tight I clamp down the qr axel the wheel would go cockeyed at the first bit of force. These hex key axels did the trick and I can finally stand up and power up hills.
  • I replaced the little skinny 18s tires and put on some beefy 35s Schwable Marathons. Barely fit the wheels but it makes a world of difference. Had to remove the fenders but it’s worth it.
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I posted pics above of a Park bearing puller. Yesterday I replaced my Campy UT bearings but like a dunce wasn’t mindful that the chain wasn’t resting on the bottom bracket before I reinstalled the crank arms. This was after I moved the bike out of the basement and put it back on the Kickr in the garage. Had to pop them off and reinstall to get the chain on, in a cold garage, with the cranks at ground level, because I was too lazy to bring the bike and repair stand from the garage back into the basement. Had a bourbon after, but you’d think I’d had three before with the chain error. Hate when that happens.

Here’s the procedure.
 

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I thought, what the heck. Let’s try a few of those el cheapo jerseys.

I can see where some corners were cut, in stitching and zipper, But the graphics look cool. If I can use for half a year to a year it’ll be worth the little bit of money I put out for them.

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^This is my spring time, carrying extra weight jersey.


The next two should come close to matching my hi-vis helmet.
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For when I’m feeling extra ready to hammer on a ride. ^
 

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It's finally energized :D Started moving..."stuff" from the garage to over here. Workbenches to build French Cleat system yet to be made...ahhh my ride time is about to take serious dive :(

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Where were all those clamps last year in 2020 when we were trying to hold this shitshow together?

Nice workshop!
 

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