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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-29-14, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By wearyourtruth
i have a calfee luna pro. the carbon chainstays...

i have a calfee luna pro. the carbon chainstays are slightly oversized. the crank arm clears but the inner ring does not. before i had an older dura ace crank with an internal BB that sat a little...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-29-14, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By wearyourtruth
spacers on the BB for an FC 7800 dura ace crank?

i am swapping new cranks onto my bike (dura ace FC 7800 road double). the shell is 68mm and according to Park Tools i don't need a spacer before installing the cups. However, my cranks don't clear...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 06-21-14, 08:25 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 205,802
Posted By wearyourtruth
a valid option, but i personally dislike bar-end...

a valid option, but i personally dislike bar-end shifters. when i am standing over my bike i always seem to bump them with my leg. it's a petty thing, but drove me nuts on my touring bike. went to...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-21-14, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 688
Posted By wearyourtruth
vintage Vagacini cyclocross frame

hey folks. a month or so back i was asking for help with brakes for this guy (i am almost positive it was originally built for 27" wheels). i finally found a compatible set and got it finished up. ...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-21-14, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 625,729
Posted By wearyourtruth
haven't been around in a while, but i did just...

haven't been around in a while, but i did just finish this baby. hope you enjoy

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Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 06-21-14, 07:41 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 205,802
Posted By wearyourtruth
it's only brazed for a rear derailleur, which may...

it's only brazed for a rear derailleur, which may go on one day if i find a good shifter setup for a 1xwhatever. i *hate* having mis-matched hoods/levers, so doing a regular lever on the left and a...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 06-21-14, 07:36 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 205,802
Posted By wearyourtruth
not sure, but based on the *very* limited...

not sure, but based on the *very* limited information i've found about the brand, and the fact that i'm almost certain it was originally built for 27" wheels (took forever to find a set of brakes...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 06-21-14, 04:46 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 205,802
Posted By wearyourtruth
i'm pretty light on my bikes. if i find they are...

i'm pretty light on my bikes. if i find they are going out of true too much i can always swap them out, but when i got the frame home i couldn't pass up the opportunity to put on matching rims, how...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 06-21-14, 01:18 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 205,802
Posted By wearyourtruth
finally finished this build after a small welding...

finally finished this build after a small welding repair to a brake boss

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Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-20-14, 07:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,300
Posted By wearyourtruth
the girl and i are no longer dating, but we have...

the girl and i are no longer dating, but we have become pretty good friends. i met her parents a few months ago and we talked for a long time about cycling (they were both really avid in their...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-07-14, 02:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 530
Posted By wearyourtruth
to clarify this frame has canti bosses. the rear...

to clarify this frame has canti bosses. the rear bridge isn't even drilled so running anything other than canti's isn't an option
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 05-07-14, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By wearyourtruth
i'd prefer clincher, but honestly i can go either...

i'd prefer clincher, but honestly i can go either way, but i've tried 3 different sets of canti's with a 700c wheel and none of them have enough adjustment to not hit the tire, making me feel that i...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-07-14, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 530
Posted By wearyourtruth
i can post some shots tonight. DiegoFrogs. i...

i can post some shots tonight.
DiegoFrogs. i didn't know there were never 27" tubulars. good to know.

to give a little more detail, i can obviously fit a 700c wheel on the bike, but i've tried...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 05-07-14, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By wearyourtruth
vintage 27" cyclocross frame (questions)

hey folks,

i recently picked up a vintage steel cyclocross frame. it's made by Vagacini (of which i've found very little info online) and is branded "cyclo cross" on the top tube and has Reynolds...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-07-14, 10:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 530
Posted By wearyourtruth
vintage 27" cyclocross frame (questions)

hey folks,

i recently picked up a vintage steel cyclocross frame. it's made by Vagacini (of which i've found very little info online) and is branded "cyclo cross" on the top tube and has Reynolds...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-29-13, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By wearyourtruth
thanks for the help guys. there was actually a...

thanks for the help guys. there was actually a little "C" lock ring that i popped off and the end piece slid off, giving me access to the nut. i did have to hold it fairly tight in an axle vice but...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-27-13, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By wearyourtruth
front hub servicing: late 90's Selle Italia

the front hub of my Selle Italia wheel set needs servicing. the hubs are from ~'97-99. the wheels are new (to me) and i haven't serviced them before. when i popped off the dust caps, this is what...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-13, 06:05 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,072
Posted By wearyourtruth
HA I SAW THAT FRAME! i live in baltimore,...

HA I SAW THAT FRAME!

i live in baltimore, but i'm originally from texas and my parents live in kingwood. back in february i was biking that road and noticed the little shop, which looked cool so...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-08-13, 05:59 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,999
Posted By wearyourtruth
clearly ...

clearly

http://vintagebikecave.com/wp-content/uploads/22-feb-2013-007-e1361898984620.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-06-13, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 819
Posted By wearyourtruth
if someone is looking for a new bike then that...

if someone is looking for a new bike then that looks like a great option for commuting.

that said, for me, i can't handle sloping top tubes on steel road bikes, bleh
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-22-13, 03:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,912
Posted By wearyourtruth
that looks a LOT like my '57 welter (small...

that looks a LOT like my '57 welter (small italian brand) down to the lugs. very similar components. identical drivetrain (except magestroni cranks branded FB on mine). identical brakes. i would...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-22-13, 03:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,126
Posted By wearyourtruth
welcome (back?) to baltimore! how long have you...

welcome (back?) to baltimore! how long have you been gone? there are tons of awesome bike things going on in baltimore right now. Bike Party, Velocipede, Bearings, way more bike lanes than you...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-22-13, 03:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,034
Posted By wearyourtruth
the threaded race on my Welter ...

the threaded race on my Welter

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8366/8476254763_afd0fe6b14_b.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-16-13, 04:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,300
Posted By wearyourtruth
lol i did literally text back "you're just trying...

lol i did literally text back "you're just trying to get me all worked up for later, aren't you?"
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-16-13, 04:35 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,719
Posted By wearyourtruth
my first real love was this Rocky Mountain Turbo...

my first real love was this Rocky Mountain Turbo (the yellow one). It was my 3rd bike (outside of childhood) and the first one i built up myself. full 600 group set, ultegra/open pro wheels, carbon...
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