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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-06-12, 12:28 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,062,706
Posted By drummer5
The Tetro's do have a texture to the hoods that's...

The Tetro's do have a texture to the hoods that's like the Campy hoods, but I like the CCs better. If you can spring the few extra dollars I would recommend it. In the end either one is much...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-05-12, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,062,706
Posted By drummer5
Or just buy Cane Creek levers, same ergonomics...

Or just buy Cane Creek levers, same ergonomics for a fraction of the price. Unless you already have the Campys, then go for it.
Forum: Cyclocross Racing 09-21-12, 01:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,115
Posted By drummer5
I'm on my second season of racing cross on a 6700...

I'm on my second season of racing cross on a 6700 drivetrain and have had no issues with it. I just replaced the cables on my bike and everything is shifting like it was when new.

If you do have...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 11-27-11, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 2,088,155
Posted By drummer5
Not the best image of the bike but someone on the...

Not the best image of the bike but someone on the last page asked about full cf cross bikes.

http://i636.photobucket.com/albums/uu85/drummer5usa/youngsyracross3.jpg

2011 Fuji Altamira CX2.0...
Forum: Cyclocross Racing 11-17-11, 01:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,393
Posted By drummer5
Right now I'm rocking the bib/jersey combo, my...

Right now I'm rocking the bib/jersey combo, my shop was going to order skin suits for our team but it never happened, I was really looking forward to it because I have issues with my jersey riding...
Forum: Cyclocross Racing 11-06-11, 09:58 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 67,123
Posted By drummer5
Here are some shots from a race a week ago,...

Here are some shots from a race a week ago, Syracross at Highland Forest just outside of Syracuse, NY. It was probably about 32* out and snow was still on the ground, not cold enough to freeze the...
Forum: Cyclocross Racing 10-23-11, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By drummer5
I started racing in the 3/4 races on my second...

I started racing in the 3/4 races on my second race, a half hour(like most cat 4 only races are) is just too short. I just cat-ed up to a 3 this year as soon as I was able to.
Forum: Cyclocross Racing 10-20-11, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 857
Posted By drummer5
Race it, while not as tight of a time limit I was...

Race it, while not as tight of a time limit I was racing my new bike less than two weeks after I built it. Granted I'm a bicycle mechanic and I work in a shop so I was constantly tuning it during...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-23-11, 03:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 840
Posted By drummer5
Kinda reminds me of my Motobecane Mirage all...

Kinda reminds me of my Motobecane Mirage all weather commuter.

http://i636.photobucket.com/albums/uu85/drummer5usa/IMG_5763s.jpg?t=1311412547

I actually did my first cross race on this bike...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-09-11, 07:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 662
Posted By drummer5
I approve! The pedals look great on it.

I approve!

The pedals look great on it.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-01-11, 10:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,484
Posted By drummer5
1990 Bianchi Volpe frameset, free from the back...

1990 Bianchi Volpe frameset, free from the back pile at an lbs
http://i636.photobucket.com/albums/uu85/drummer5usa/IMG_5676s.jpg?t=1296577226

Bontrager race-lite front wheel(not C&V), free from a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-31-11, 11:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,328
Posted By drummer5
As long as both parties are happy I'd say you did...

As long as both parties are happy I'd say you did well! And you got a sweet new bike to boot!
Forum: Cyclocross Racing 01-09-11, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 747
Posted By drummer5
There should be an Open class, also know as a...

There should be an Open class, also know as a citizen's race that is tailored to novice racers, the course doesn't change or anything but the race time is usually reduced to a half hour.

If not...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 01-09-11, 01:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 511
Posted By drummer5
I'm hoping to upgrade my road drive train from...

I'm hoping to upgrade my road drive train from 8spd friction(it's quite the franken' bike but shifts well) to 10 spd sti, if I have enough money left over after that I want to get a new frame for my...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-31-10, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By drummer5
I did somewhere close to 50 miles today with the...

I did somewhere close to 50 miles today with the local riding club on my Volpe(setup for cross), temps were around high 30s to mid 40s and there were loootttttsss of hills.

It was a great ride!
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 12-30-10, 12:52 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 24,573
Posted By drummer5
Alas, tomorrow I am going to finish off the last...

Alas, tomorrow I am going to finish off the last of my Kona that I got on Christmas eve. I'm usually a two a cup drip or one americano a day guy, I used to work as a barista so I've cut back a lot...
Forum: Commuting 12-30-10, 12:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By drummer5
For a single up front you don't have to have a...

For a single up front you don't have to have a special crankset, you're right you just take of the chainwheel(s) that you don't want and remove the front der. I'm running an FSA Gossamer on mine...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-30-10, 12:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,467
Posted By drummer5
My now sold 1978 Raleigh Record, reynolds 531 and...

My now sold 1978 Raleigh Record, reynolds 531 and what I think is first gen cyclone. This bike rode so well, to bad it was just a little too small for me.
...
Forum: Commuting 12-29-10, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By drummer5
I have a 1990 Volpe that I have as my cross race...

I have a 1990 Volpe that I have as my cross race rig, setup 1x9 with a 42 up front. Great bike for me being it was my first season racing cross and I went from the bottom half of the finishers to...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-28-10, 01:37 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 5,530
Posted By drummer5
My girlfriend has a Lemon Peeler re-pro and an...

My girlfriend has a Lemon Peeler re-pro and an 80's World Sport that she has all done up with bright colored bits(still geared). She's more into it for commuting and the occasional group bomb around...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-28-10, 01:24 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,400
Posted By drummer5
Thanks! I would like to throw some fancier stuff...

Thanks! I would like to throw some fancier stuff on her but this is my year round all weather commuter, leather + salt = probably not the best mix, plastic fenders hold up better too. I do want to...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-27-10, 09:47 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,400
Posted By drummer5
Nothing fancy but here is my '79 Motobecane...

Nothing fancy but here is my '79 Motobecane Mirage fixie commuter, no worries all of the braze-on's are intact, I converted it myself.
...
Forum: Commuting 12-26-10, 02:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,053
Posted By drummer5
Mom got me some midweight tights and baselayer...

Mom got me some midweight tights and baselayer shirt from ems and socks, kept me nice and warm when I rode over to my grandmother's house and back for dinner, around 10 miles round trip in 27*...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 12-23-10, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By drummer5
No Excuses, No Mercy video

Here's a video that two of my friends made for a class, that's me they're interviewing in my bike dungeon(workspace)

http://vimeo.com/17775896

Figured you guys would enjoy it!
Forum: Cyclocross Racing 12-16-10, 04:23 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 67,123
Posted By drummer5
This is from my last race of the season a few...

This is from my last race of the season a few weeks back.

http://i636.photobucket.com/albums/uu85/drummer5usa/bville2010.jpg?t=1292538064

Awesomely muddy race with a ridiculous "run" more like...
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