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Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-22-16, 10:33 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Epicus07
I haven't ridden them but these look like what...

I haven't ridden them but these look like what you're looking for.

wiggle.com | Shimano A530 SPD Single Sided Touring Pedals | Road Clip-In Pedals...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-02-16, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By Epicus07
Tips for improving TRP Spyre brake feel with Tiagra Shifters?

Hey guys,

Rocking a new Jamis Renegade Expat with Tiagra 4700 shifters and TRP Spyre brakes. The build is new and the brakes were properly broken in and don't squeal at all.

The issue is this...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 04-07-16, 10:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,608
Posted By Epicus07
I'm riding the Shwalbe Marathon Supreme's in a 32...

I'm riding the Shwalbe Marathon Supreme's in a 32 and they measure close to a 30. Really fast and supple. highly recommend!
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 04-03-16, 10:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,157
Posted By Epicus07
The replacement shifter came in and is working...

The replacement shifter came in and is working very well. I switched my tires over to Schwalbe Marathon Supreme 32s (actually 30) and put on a new seatpost (Thomson).

The more I ride this bike,...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 03-27-16, 08:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,157
Posted By Epicus07
Update: Bike shop ordered a replacement...

Update:

Bike shop ordered a replacement shifter to be overnight delivered. It was supposed to arrive Friday but didnt.

I reminded them that we took of tiagra shifters off my wife's expat (she...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 03-23-16, 09:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,157
Posted By Epicus07
After five long, long, long weeks... my expat has...

After five long, long, long weeks... my expat has finally arrived!

... and it made it all of 10 feet before the left shifter decided that it was homesick for Shimano.

Going to be waiting yet...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 03-11-16, 11:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,468
Posted By Epicus07
You could pick one up without tax for 1800 in...

You could pick one up without tax for 1800 in Portland
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 03-11-16, 08:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,157
Posted By Epicus07
I'm anxiously awaiting my Expat. Its been a 3...

I'm anxiously awaiting my Expat. Its been a 3 week wait already. 2 more to go!

Congrats on the Exploit. I loved the ride but couldn't convince my wife to let me spend $2000 for a commuter.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 03-11-16, 08:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,468
Posted By Epicus07
Jamis Renegade Exploit is pretty sweet!

Jamis Renegade Exploit is pretty sweet!
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 02-07-16, 03:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 323
Posted By Epicus07
Claud Butler - Black Diamond Touring

Hey Guys,

I keep getting this nagging sensation (more like pain between my shoulder blades) that this frame is just too big for me. What would you value the frame/fork and headset at? Its in...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-07-16, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By Epicus07
Name that Braze-on. Strange Bianchi Content

Hey guys,

I noticed this random Braze-on on the drive side of the down tube. What is this for? I haven't seen one here before.

Thanks

Sorry for the poor photo quality. I'm referring to the...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 02-07-16, 10:53 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,524
Posted By Epicus07
I'd love one of each if there are any still...

I'd love one of each if there are any still available.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-07-16, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By Epicus07
Thank you for the kind words. I've been commuting...

Thank you for the kind words. I've been commuting on it. It's got a really nice ride quality and isn't too heavy.

I'm still on the fence about the fit. Seems ok for short rides but on longer...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-06-16, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By Epicus07
I believe its the 1998 model year. I would have...

I believe its the 1998 model year. I would have guessed it was older than that but OldPeddaller posted this for me...

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Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-06-16, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By Epicus07
Winter Project "Woodhouse": Claud Butler Update

Original Post. (http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1034469-claud-butler-black-diamond-reynolds-531-a.html)

This bike was in fantastic shape. Very low miles and no visible rust despite...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-29-15, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By Epicus07
N+2: The Search for Commuters

Too Long Didn't Read (TL:dR) at bottom for those who are curious but don't wish to suffer my long winded narrative.

History: My Wife and I both have a 2 hour round trip commute by car. I miss...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-27-15, 10:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,662
Posted By Epicus07
You are a VERY lucky man. If all goes...

You are a VERY lucky man.

If all goes according to plan, I will be picking up an 89 Bianchi Volpe tomorrow and working on that this winter for my wife's touring / commuting project.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-23-15, 01:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,662
Posted By Epicus07
Claud Butler - Black Diamond - Touring / commuter...

Claud Butler - Black Diamond - Touring / commuter

Going to get a tear down to just the frame, acid bath and then a rebuild with upgrades.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-18-15, 08:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,408
Posted By Epicus07
Shimano Date Codes indicate that this is either a...

Shimano Date Codes indicate that this is either a 1998 or 1999. Here are a few better shots and some of the goodies that CL bestowed upon me.

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Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-18-15, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By Epicus07
Rust in frame. Seeking your eyes and recommendations.

Hey guys, I started a partial tear down of "Woodhouse" in preparation for some upgrades. There is no rust on the exterior of the frame and it is in excellent condition so I was quite surprised to see...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-18-15, 02:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,408
Posted By Epicus07
Thank you for that ! I love knowing the history...

Thank you for that ! I love knowing the history of my bikes but often find it hard to unearth. Im planning some very tasteful upgrades that I think you guys will really like.

I'll have to see if I...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-17-15, 10:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,408
Posted By Epicus07
Its the University of Washington. They have...

Its the University of Washington. They have enclosed individual bike boxes that you cant rent. I'll be pretty close to my $400 budget when I'm done but it will have some sweet additions.

I'll...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-17-15, 09:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,408
Posted By Epicus07
You guys are all a bad influence. If its too nice...

You guys are all a bad influence. If its too nice to chain it to a rack then I might as well upgrade it and keep it in a bike box.

Prepare yourselves for upgrades. A lot of the things on my list...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-15-15, 12:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,408
Posted By Epicus07
Very cool! Thank you for sharing that.

Very cool! Thank you for sharing that.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-14-15, 10:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,408
Posted By Epicus07
Thanks for all of the positive comments. I think...

Thanks for all of the positive comments. I think I will have to rent a bike box at school to keep Woodhouse safe. I think the rx100 and 700c wheels would make it early 90s? It also says "Made...
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