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Old 04-16-07, 12:45 PM   #23326
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On the up side it'll melt & don paid a visit a bit ago.
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Old 04-16-07, 12:47 PM   #23327
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I have 1 15t 1/8 left in stock.
ftw

P.S I just put 700c wheels on a 26" mtb frame, v-brake studs don't allow brakes to reach high enough and the center post for single/dual pivot brakes has a massive reach all the way down.

What are my options?
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P.S I just put 700c wheels on a 26" mtb frame, v-brake studs don't allow brakes to reach high enough and the center post for single/dual pivot brakes has a massive reach all the way down.

What are my options?
In the past I have known of enterprising machinists who have made a solution to this problem. If you are enterprising find an old canti brake brace, drill and tap holes in the appropriate location and thread in some canti studs. Mavic makes em but they are pretty pricey.
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Horseshoes anyone? I'll bring the pole.
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I bet you will.
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50k winds gusting to 70 tomorrow. Oh Joy.
Lovely bit of rain mixed with wind today going up university ave to st clair. (now when i'm waiting for fenders, I really need them)
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potentially old news, but I saw this in the NOW's cycling calendar: Toronto Bicycle Film Festival Art, music, film and interactive events celebrating the bicycle happen citywide to Aug 25. www.bicyclefilmfestival.com

I didn't know it was coming here this year. Whee.
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Lovely bit of rain mixed with wind today going up university ave to st clair. (now when i'm waiting for fenders, I really need them)
Ahem, university doesn't go to St. Clair, it becomes queen's park crescent at queen's park and avenue at bloor.

/End of lecture.
//went to st. clair twice and then to eglinton
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Cavernmech: remind me, are you pre-reg'ed for Paris-Ancaster?
*cough* (forgot to ask when I had you on the phone earlier)

ps. I picked up Indian food on the way home but forgot to order rice. I remembered the naan and veggie pakora's however. I would have expected them to point out such a silly mistake, but instead I'm now waiting on some basmati rice in my rice cooker. b'oh!
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Ahem, university doesn't go to St. Clair, it becomes queen's park crescent at queen's park and avenue at bloor.

/End of lecture.
//went to st. clair twice and then to eglinton
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Is yer last name Perly by any chance?
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Old 04-16-07, 04:45 PM   #23336
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Is yer last name Perly by any chance?
No but I've worn out the cover of my pocket maps of toronto and its only week 3. Give me time for Offhoffs bike maps, soon coming to a LBS near you.

PS: PM me when the IROs come in pretty please
PPS: Anyone who wants frames powdercoated we should talk
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*cough* (forgot to ask when I had you on the phone earlier)
I just did....60...2nd wave....40+ Clydesdale
Just reg'd Bradyn...2nd wave also. Could you do a brother a solid and print out some waiver forms..my printer is "Office Spaced".

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The Halton Police Auction is this coming Saturday in Oakville, and includes "over 140 bicycles".

Not sure if this will be any good, but maybe a good place to pick up a frame for a fixie conversion? The toronto city auctions are usually a bust as the good frames get scoped out beforehand and snatched up quickly..
i know a guy who lives in oakville and has picked some great frames out of the trash on those "anything goes" garbage days. if this is any indication of the police auction, i'd say it's alright. i'd image the fact that there's more money in oakville and more people getting bored of the latest greatest thing would mean there's more frames up for grabs.
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*ding ding*
mmmm... It'll be next week at the earliest. I've got three assignments due this week, an all weekend meeting where I'm seriously hoping I won't beat anyone brain dead -although it's looking like a distinct possibility, and another assignment due next Tuesday, and a research proposal due two weeks ago. I will keep you posted.
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I just did....60...2nd wave....40+ Clydesdale
Just reg'd Bradyn...2nd wave also. Could you do a brother a solid and print out some waiver forms..my printer is "Office Spaced".
done and done.
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mmmm... It'll be next week at the earliest. I've got three assignments due this week, an all weekend meeting where I'm seriously hoping I won't beat anyone brain dead -although it's looking like a distinct possibility, and another assignment due next Tuesday, and a research proposal due two weeks ago. I will keep you posted.
i'm done my exam crunch this week and i'll be looking to get hosed ASAP. let me know when you're free and clear.
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Okay, I know it's hard to get opinions out of you folks, but regarding my Pinarello build, I'm debating going Campy or Shimano. I've since discovered that the delicious Xero-lites's I have are Shimano compatible hubs (anyone want a Veloce Campy sprocket set ), but I'm thinking that mixing and matching (e.g. Campy cranks, shimano cassette group etc.) is a little unsightly. So, should I sell the Xero's and try for a 9 speed campy hub or just say shimaNO?
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campy FTW
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Campy, rebuildable shifters are a huge advantage. Also its just sexier.

Op I saw a tallbike when I was riding up and down huron st. today that someone's at the chain?
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Old 04-16-07, 06:52 PM   #23345
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Hey Cam, perhaps you could get a campy freehub?
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A good thought Brad, I'll contact the distributor to see if the freehub shell can be replaced with a campy compatible one.
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For the Pinny....Campy without a doubt. You will not be disappointed.
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for an italian frame, campy is your only logical choice.
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i think it says so in the bible
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Sigh, I figured as much. Good thing I just got a campy Chorus crank in the mail!
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