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Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-24-14, 09:15 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 91,084
Posted By dookie
~'73 Falcon Molteni. 531 w/long-point lugs and...

~'73 Falcon Molteni. 531 w/long-point lugs and Campy dropouts, but still a touch crude. All original 1st gen Dura-Ace (Crane), w/ Superbe (Sunshine) / Super Champ wheels, Cinelli cockpit, Brooks...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-30-13, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,788
Posted By dookie
Tensile strength is essentially the same, as is...

Tensile strength is essentially the same, as is density. biggest difference is that 631 is air-hardening (making weld areas stronger), which is a significant improvement for TIGd frames. Not that...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-27-13, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,788
Posted By dookie
If you search my posts, you'll see my many raves...

If you search my posts, you'll see my many raves about the 631 Maxway. It's very nice. Can't speak to the later version, but I heartily recommend the earlier ones.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-19-13, 07:25 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,017
Posted By dookie
i have those same 1st gen ergos in a...

i have those same 1st gen ergos in a drawer...maybe change 'em up with the dts down the road? gorgeous stuff there!

check out the scapin's current saddle...upside-down clock in the nose, so you...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-18-13, 09:07 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,892
Posted By dookie
they called it 'blue velvet gas', and it is a...

they called it 'blue velvet gas', and it is a little pearlescent...very close match w/purple ano.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-18-13, 11:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 204
Posted By dookie
Falcon Merckx ID?

Just picked this up. SN 55389, if that says anything. Not sure if it's a Kermesse 106 or better? 531 tubes w/unusual seatstay detail, long-ish lugs but no thinning, 120mm spacing w/campy dropouts,...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-17-13, 08:53 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,892
Posted By dookie
1992 series 90. prestige OS, lugged &...

1992 series 90. prestige OS, lugged & silver-brazed by panasonic, TIGed prestige unicrown fork, suntour xc-pro 8s (originally).

always lusted after a waterford OS road frame from the same era. ...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-17-13, 08:43 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,017
Posted By dookie
early 90s scapin el-os, last-gen record 8s...

early 90s scapin el-os, last-gen record 8s w/5-pivot deltas, FIR rims & veloflex tubies (new since photo).

http://middlepath.gotdns.com/bikes/scapin.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-17-13, 08:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,394
Posted By dookie
OP: here's the best apples to apples i can...

OP:

here's the best apples to apples i can come up with for your (imho) race-oriented, uber-stiff alloy, handmade in the USA, best non-campy running gear of the day ride.

frame: spooky or...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-17-13, 08:10 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,394
Posted By dookie
che cavolo? no campagnolo? pfff.

che cavolo? no campagnolo? pfff.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-13-13, 06:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,390
Posted By dookie
As long as it's 111mm, it is. And heavier. And...

As long as it's 111mm, it is. And heavier. And cheaper.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-13-13, 07:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,390
Posted By dookie
I would grab up that Phil in a heartbeat myself,...

I would grab up that Phil in a heartbeat myself, unless you're a clyde. I agree, it certainly looks to be both ti and new. If so, price is very fair, especially if it includes the cups/tool. Is...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-13-13, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By dookie
As long as you let someone who knows what they're...

As long as you let someone who knows what they're doing install it! Seriously...if you're concerned enough to install it, I expect you'll want it to work optimally and reliably. Even if you have to...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-13-13, 07:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 724
Posted By dookie
I think it came out as intended... Optimal...

I think it came out as intended...

Optimal number of bikes in the stable = N + 1, where N is the current count...ie: another addition is always welcome. I'm all too familiar with the math...
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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-06-13, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 449,855
Posted By dookie
holy slackness, dude!

holy slackness, dude!
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-05-13, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1,895
Views: 77,486
Posted By dookie
Hadn't seen that label, though I think they also...

Hadn't seen that label, though I think they also labelled it 'Quitness'. My favorite was the fizzy yellow 'American style lager' when the Browns came back in '99...called it 'Expansion Draft'.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-04-13, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1,895
Views: 77,486
Posted By dookie
HST *clink* Just getting to add my latest...

HST *clink*

Just getting to add my latest DIPA favorites, and the Alchemy Hour is one of them. I grew up in CLE(hts) drinking GLBC and am glad to have them in it big time, and in my local market...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-25-13, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 449,855
Posted By dookie
Any finally, complete & ready for urban assault...

Any finally, complete & ready for urban assault duty...

http://middlepath.gotdns.com/bikes/booger.jpg
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-25-13, 07:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,218
Posted By dookie
An older Jamis Sputnik is exactly what you're...

An older Jamis Sputnik is exactly what you're looking for. They were 631 tubed and Maxway built through at least '09, OK welding, basic paint, nice investment-cast track ends. Earliest had Easton...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-11-13, 07:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,938
Posted By dookie
This. Hit the road with a friend or two and...

This.

Hit the road with a friend or two and just cruise. Or find the local shop group ride and join them (please, don't show up brakeless, and do know how far/fast you can ride). Greenways...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-04-13, 09:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,561
Posted By dookie
Start with air pressure and maybe tires. That's...

Start with air pressure and maybe tires. That's 90% of it right there.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-31-13, 03:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,212
Posted By dookie
Did he really say "shop"?

Did he really say "shop"?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-31-13, 03:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,212
Posted By dookie
BDs MSRP is flat out crazy, I give you that, but...

BDs MSRP is flat out crazy, I give you that, but I disagree with your statement here. If a retailer is at full MSRP, I go in expecting something. The fit is a nice perk, maybe. Do they sell the...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-27-13, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4,116
Views: 419,636
Posted By dookie
pinarello, brake, left the bosses...what could...

pinarello, brake, left the bosses...what could possibly be jackass about this?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-27-13, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By dookie
that'd be W&OD to purcellville? if you can do it...

that'd be W&OD to purcellville? if you can do it geared, you can do it fixed. you know it's flat, 'cause you've ridden it before. how often did you shift?

i'd start with a look at the gears you...
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