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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-24-16, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By rc211
Best/nicest threadless stem for C&V?

Just got in a Thompson X2 in silver and hate it.
Looking for a new stem.


Anything else out there that's nice? or closest to a quill stem look?
Silver, shiny? No BBQ black or painted.

...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-19-16, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 404
Posted By rc211
Miyata 710 fork is 883g , 210mm steerer

Miyata 710 fork is 883g , 210mm steerer
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-18-16, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 404
Posted By rc211
yes lots of crap out there- sellers just don't...

yes lots of crap out there- sellers just don't care or don't know. I was checking a gios on ebay and saw the bottom of the top tube, it was totally rusted from the inside out, with a bad old respray....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-17-16, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 404
Posted By rc211
I was thinking going Italian- I have never ridden...

I was thinking going Italian- I have never ridden one (only japanese), everyone raves about the Gios and EM bikes, so I think why not try?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-17-16, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 404
Posted By rc211
Cramping could be electrolytes- I found this out...

Cramping could be electrolytes- I found this out with long tours and headaches. put a some of those packs in water and GTG.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-16-16, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 404
Posted By rc211
is the "compact" the geometry? if this refers to...

is the "compact" the geometry? if this refers to the geometry, I assume the Gios headtube (1cm smaller than my 710) and standover (4cm smaller) would be smaller than a regular C&V but still maintain...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-16-16, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 404
Posted By rc211
Gios Compact or Eddy Merckx or another suggestion?

Want something sporty, lively, a great steel bike- something I can fall in love with. Frame or bike- under $1400. and need a 58cm seat tube, 55cm c to c top tube.

Not going farther than 100km at...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-13-16, 10:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 651
Posted By rc211
H+ son tb14 boxy lady ...

H+ son tb14

boxy lady

http://www.stradawheels.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/HPlusSons-TB14-04.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-13-16, 10:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,088
Posted By rc211
Eddy quote on how many gears you need

from '89 bicycle! magazine:

"For the tour de france, the 8 speed is good, but for other races you don't need it.

-Eddy Merckx


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Forum: Training & Nutrition 10-12-14, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By rc211
Do your pants fit?

late this summer- noticed that all my pants are fitting me weird- seems my upper quads have gotten a lot bigger than last season, so much so they pull the material out to the side a bit.
(less...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-04-13, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By rc211
Steel rims on those sears bikes- nice and shiny. ...

Steel rims on those sears bikes- nice and shiny.

I know the feeling there is a total lack of anything decent in Canada and sizes are hard to get around the 58cm+ range. take what you can get, and...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-13, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9,144
Views: 656,818
Posted By rc211
Here: +51 7' 30.02", -114 5'...

Here:

+51 7' 30.02", -114 5' 54.72"
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-27-13, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9,144
Views: 656,818
Posted By rc211
325940

325940
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-27-13, 07:00 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,038
Posted By rc211
Question- why do most new cranks weigh more or...

Question- why do most new cranks weigh more or the same as the old ones?
or do the new cranks include the BB weight as well?
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-18-13, 06:47 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 14,475
Posted By rc211
2 things; I never trust the govt' to keep me...

2 things;

I never trust the govt' to keep me safe and second I think it is very disingenuous of specialized to state:

"


Complies with one or more of the following safety standards for...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-17-13, 08:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,255
Posted By rc211
white to match the with a white wicker basket on...

white to match the with a white wicker basket on the front, with yellow flowers. and a white bell.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-13-13, 08:42 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 12,813
Posted By rc211
You give me hope, I have a Norco Monterey SL...

You give me hope, I have a Norco Monterey SL exact same color. I am going to go over to the body shop and get the color code/ get a touch up bottle/can made.

I didn't know that kuwahara owned...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-09-13, 11:19 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,043
Posted By rc211
The quality is better but the other reason I like...

The quality is better but the other reason I like a vintage bike is that it is not optimal. Rims and tires I get modern, but still period correct look without the mass.

I like having an excuse...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-08-13, 10:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 464
Posted By rc211
arm wrestling. Lots of arm wrestling. Start...

arm wrestling. Lots of arm wrestling. Start practicing in front of the mirror with nunchucks.

But really its just time- I am still getting the hang of shifting on the DT. Stop pedaling and...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-08-13, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By rc211
I was looking as well- didn't find anything. on...

I was looking as well- didn't find anything. on etsy they have a bunch but they are all kludges.
...
Forum: Western Canada 06-07-13, 01:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,475
Posted By rc211
Ryker has a biased opinion- as a business he...

Ryker has a biased opinion- as a business he would love referrals and cannot slam LBS's besides its not professional.

On the other hand I don't make money from bike related anything and slam the...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-05-13, 11:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,140
Posted By rc211
I don't think you can have both - fast (ie slim...

I don't think you can have both - fast (ie slim slick open tubular tires and light with aggressive geo) and tough to take LA crappy pavement.


But this is a solution that may work, get a track...
Forum: Western Canada 06-05-13, 09:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,857
Posted By rc211
Lies and more damn lies. No there is no...

Lies and more damn lies.

No there is no import fees/tarifs on bike parts, they do however have a 5% import tax (not gst) on assembled bikes.
2 things:
1. never use UPS they like to slap...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-05-13, 05:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,994
Posted By rc211
I wouldn't fuss over small things- return it, pay...

I wouldn't fuss over small things- return it, pay the 20 bucks to ship it back, big deal.
Forum: Western Canada 06-05-13, 04:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,475
Posted By rc211
starts with; the (they kept my cable...

starts with; the

(they kept my cable ferrules that was with the wire package, took my built in lever ferrules, nicked a cable shield and charged me a hun and bs'ed me on the delay)

Couple...
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