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Forum: Road Cycling 04-02-16, 04:58 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By willy704
Lake makes great wide cycling shoes. I use the...

Lake makes great wide cycling shoes. I use the wide CX217 currently, but it uses a single boa. The CX237 also uses boa, but it uses two separate boa closures, so maybe that would work for ya.
Forum: Cyclocross Racing 06-16-15, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 890
Posted By willy704
Mud tire in the front with a medium tread in the...

Mud tire in the front with a medium tread in the rear, e.g. Clement PDX front with an MXP rear.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-18-15, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By willy704
I scraped a little paint off and it looks like it...

I scraped a little paint off and it looks like it was just a scrape in the paint. Problem solved.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-18-15, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By willy704
Frame crack or paint crack?

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Does this spot under the BB on my Orbea cross bike look like a frame crack? I've noticed some creaking in my left pedal stroke, so I thought this could be causing it. The paint is pretty...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-29-15, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2,480
Views: 474,378
Posted By willy704
The straddle cable height on those cantis is...

The straddle cable height on those cantis is ridiculous.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-12-15, 07:37 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,400
Posted By willy704
428099​ Shallow section, high spoke count...

428099​
Shallow section, high spoke count aluminum wheels, just to mix it up a bit.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-12-15, 07:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 28,255
Posted By willy704
5'7 and I ride a 56. I have longer legs, so with...

5'7 and I ride a 56. I have longer legs, so with smaller frames my saddle to bar drop is just too much; the longer headtube on the 56 brings up the handlebars nicely. Only problem is that the top...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-31-14, 12:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,585
Posted By willy704
Rode from downtown Chicago to the...

Rode from downtown Chicago to the Illinois-Wisconsin border and back. About 100 miles with the detours and wrong turns we took. 20-30 degree weather and I couldn't feel my feet half the time. About...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-14-14, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 853
Posted By willy704
Spy Screws are great; you can get them on Amazon...

Spy Screws are great; you can get them on Amazon for anywhere between 60-100. They cost a bit more than department store shades, but they're well wroth their price, and they have a good selection of...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-12-14, 10:44 AM
Replies: 552
Views: 186,037
Posted By willy704
417294 Built up from the bare frameset ...

417294

Built up from the bare frameset

SRAM Rival
H Plus Son Archetypes laced to Ultegra hubs
Prologo contact points
Forum: Road Cycling 11-01-14, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3,339
Views: 346,647
Posted By willy704
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Forum: Road Cycling 09-04-14, 06:50 PM
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Views: 105,211
Posted By willy704
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Forum: Road Cycling 06-20-14, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3,339
Views: 346,647
Posted By willy704
I'm sorry I disappointed you. Here's a puppy. ...

I'm sorry I disappointed you. Here's a puppy.

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Forum: Road Cycling 06-20-14, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3,339
Views: 346,647
Posted By willy704
Ya, I'm going to cut the steerer once I get back...

Ya, I'm going to cut the steerer once I get back from my tour, but the small stem is gonna have to stay for now because I have shorter arms. I'm still on the fence about changing the seatpost; it...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-20-14, 10:14 PM
Replies: 3,339
Views: 346,647
Posted By willy704
388488 Please excuse the steerer tube; I'm...

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Please excuse the steerer tube; I'm going on a tour soon and want to raise the handlebars up a bit for that.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-18-14, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,313
Views: 299,270
Posted By willy704
Veloflex Master Clincher Road Tire at...

Veloflex Master Clincher Road Tire at BikeTiresDirect (http://www.biketiresdirect.com/product/veloflex-master-clincher-road-tire)

Veloflex Master Tires for $35
Forum: Road Cycling 06-12-14, 11:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,018
Posted By willy704
Harden The Fruit Up

Harden The Fruit Up
Forum: Road Cycling 06-12-14, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By willy704
Don't have a shop build it for you, build it...

Don't have a shop build it for you, build it yourself; you'll be glad you did.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-12-14, 11:16 PM
Replies: 25,644
Views: 14,399,894
Posted By willy704
386964 90's Specialized Allez Pro Frame ...

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90's Specialized Allez Pro Frame
SRAM Rival Groupset
FSA Omega bars
H Plus Son Archetype rims to Ultegra hubs
Thomson seatpost & stem
Prologo saddle
~21 lbs
Forum: Road Cycling 05-27-14, 08:43 PM
Replies: 22,924
Views: 3,675,157
Posted By willy704
383468 Not the lightest bike out there, but...

383468

Not the lightest bike out there, but she rides pretty damn nicely.

(Not the best photo either. Quickly snapped this with my phone.)
Forum: Juniors Racing (All Disciplines) 12-16-13, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 916
Posted By willy704
Do you go to the Chicago Velo Campus?

Do you go to the Chicago Velo Campus?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-30-13, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By willy704
Seatpost shim for headset?

Can I use this (http://www.amazon.com/Problem-Solvers-3-2mm-Shim-Seatpost/dp/B001F2Y1N4/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1385855438&sr=8-3&keywords=25.4+to+28.6) seatpost shim to fit a 1 1/8 stem on a 1 inch...
Forum: Great Lakes 06-29-13, 01:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,014
Posted By willy704
Use the lake front bike path when you can. You...

Use the lake front bike path when you can. You get around so much faster when you don't need to worry about cars and lights, plus it's quite scenic.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 06-28-13, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By willy704
If you can, check out Chicago Velo Campus on...

If you can, check out Chicago Velo Campus on Chicago's south side. It is a much smaller, and steeper track (166m w/ 50 degree banking) which makes for a pretty exciting ride. The prices there are...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-16-13, 04:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,719
Posted By willy704
For 15 bucks, you can get the Timbuk2 "Deluxe...

For 15 bucks, you can get the Timbuk2 "Deluxe Pad" which is nicer than the standard one. It would be way cheaper than dropping 150 on a new bag.
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