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Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 04-30-14, 10:21 AM
Replies: 710
Views: 205,600
Posted By Willis24
Thanks, it has an 11-32 XT casette with an FSA...

Thanks, it has an 11-32 XT casette with an FSA 42t. I feel the narrow/wide chainrings for 5 bolt to be overpriced, so since I had the MRP guide in a parts box already, I just went that route. And...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 04-26-14, 08:54 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 205,600
Posted By Willis24
After many rebuilds over 12 years, the Jamis is...

After many rebuilds over 12 years, the Jamis is becoming my favorite all over again.

http://www.kustomz.com/jamis.jpg
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 04-26-14, 08:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,623
Posted By Willis24
Found outside Polo, MO. ...

Found outside Polo, MO.

http://www.kustomz.com/crossing2.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-17-14, 07:59 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 20,447
Posted By Willis24
Those handlebars are so incredibly cool... why in...

Those handlebars are so incredibly cool... why in the world would someone make them in such a limited supply? Did anyone ever get to the bottom of who actually made them for Masi? Sure would like to...
Forum: Commuting 03-18-14, 06:09 AM
Replies: 14,486
Views: 8,648,208
Posted By Willis24
Wow, that had to be the best mistake/bargain sale...

Wow, that had to be the best mistake/bargain sale ever!
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 03-15-14, 01:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,764
Posted By Willis24
I just took a set of Halo Twin Rails 700x38's on...

I just took a set of Halo Twin Rails 700x38's on a 35+ mile all gravel route and at 50psi their performance was flawless.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-07-14, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By Willis24
Civia Brand

Anyone know the story on what happened to these guys? By looking at their model archive (http://civiacycles.com/bikes/archive/) it seems they used to offer some really nice bikes. Models such as the...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 02-09-14, 05:59 AM
Replies: 710
Views: 205,600
Posted By Willis24
60Cycles - I absolutely love the Soma Triple...

60Cycles - I absolutely love the Soma Triple Cross, but then I am partial to shiny bikes too. That frame has been saved to my favorites folder for quite sometime now, but I am sure they will be sold...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-04-14, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By Willis24
After a much closer inspection, I see that the...

After a much closer inspection, I see that the cut did indeed go all the way through the tire, but ever so slightly. How in the world it did not get the tube is beyond me? In any case, I think that I...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-02-14, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By Willis24
Tire Cut Repair

I have a cut in my brand new tire that happened 12 miles into the ride. I actually heard the clack, clack, clack sound, from a piece of glass. I stopped and got it removed before it went through the...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 01-20-14, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,828
Posted By Willis24
I converted my Coda to a drop bar and it is...

I converted my Coda to a drop bar and it is definitely more efficient. Mine is an '02 and was literally getting worn out, so I did an extreme makeover on the cheap. As an example, it needed a new...
Forum: Commuting 01-16-14, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By Willis24
Of your 32,559 post's, that was probably the...

Of your 32,559 post's, that was probably the least helpful. ;)
Forum: Commuting 01-16-14, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By Willis24
PDW Saddle

Anyone have some time on one of these (https://www.ridepdw.com/goods/cockpit/dios-thronous-saddle) with feedback to share?
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 01-10-14, 11:46 AM
Replies: 710
Views: 205,600
Posted By Willis24
Very nice bike! Might want to consider a...

Very nice bike! Might want to consider a sideswipe bottle cage in the front.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 01-01-14, 09:39 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 164,886
Posted By Willis24
Nice looking frame and paint. Could use a little...

Nice looking frame and paint. Could use a little color matching in the components, either silver or black, take your pick. I vote for silver with maybe a little polishing too! :thumb:
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 12-22-13, 07:38 AM
Replies: 710
Views: 205,600
Posted By Willis24
There may be more than one! ;) You did post in,...

There may be more than one! ;) You did post in, "show us your Gravel Grinder." :rolleyes:
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 12-10-13, 11:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,764
Posted By Willis24
What does your gravel look like? Here is an...

What does your gravel look like? Here is an example of the same road, but a few miles further up. The county passed a tax increase for more gravel but has yet to lay it all down.
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Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 12-10-13, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,538
Posted By Willis24
I have heard people mention that you can let...

I have heard people mention that you can let tires set around for a few days aired up to the maximum listed psi in a warm environment. After doing so, the tire will grow in volume, then reduce the...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 12-10-13, 06:39 AM
Replies: 710
Views: 205,600
Posted By Willis24
That is certainly a rare classic! Be careful...

That is certainly a rare classic! Be careful calling it "Special" with that "Roubaix" text on the bars, the other S may get litigious. ;)
Forum: Commuting 12-04-13, 06:05 AM
Replies: 14,486
Views: 8,648,208
Posted By Willis24
I used a kit from Applied Graphics...

I used a kit from Applied Graphics (http://www.reflectivedecals.com/moto.htm) that are made for motorcycle helmets. The material really flashes up well when light hits it. You will get plenty of...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-28-13, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 305,464
Posted By Willis24
Not exactly classic or vintage, but looking for a...

Not exactly classic or vintage, but looking for a 21" Jamis Coda frame.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 11-26-13, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 1,621,499
Posted By Willis24
SHOFINE: The Kona Dr. Fine is a fine bike for...

SHOFINE: The Kona Dr. Fine is a fine bike for sure! You are fortunate to have been able to purchase one, though not sure why Kona does not offer it anymore. Any problems or issues with the drivetrain...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 11-25-13, 06:04 AM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 1,621,499
Posted By Willis24
And should probably take them off the forum too!...

And should probably take them off the forum too! I know that I did not appreciate seeing them...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-02-13, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By Willis24
I see your edit, makes sense now.

I see your edit, makes sense now.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-02-13, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By Willis24
I'm sorry, but that makes no sense to me. Going...

I'm sorry, but that makes no sense to me. Going from 130 to 135 is 5mm, so 2.5 on each side should be center? What am I missing here?
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