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Forum: Road Cycling 05-08-15, 10:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,062
Posted By KendallF
Yes, this is a zombie thread.. I just saw a quote...

Yes, this is a zombie thread.. I just saw a quote notification so I thought I'd respond, just in case anyone's curious how recovery is long term. To answer bicyclez, apparently my collarbone was not...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-30-14, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 683
Posted By KendallF
I ride most of my bikes with similar drop; I...

I ride most of my bikes with similar drop; I don't mind them a bit higher, but I don't enjoy riding with my bars level with the saddle. Too much difference to the race bike.



Rack bosses and...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-14, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 683
Posted By KendallF
The $5 Schwinn lives again

I haven't posted in here in a while, but I just finished a new commuter bike so I thought I'd share some pictures. I went to look at a Schwinn World Sport that was advertised on CL for $75. When I...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-21-12, 04:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,842
Posted By KendallF
The Tufo's test miserably bad in the rolling...

The Tufo's test miserably bad in the rolling resistance tests. If you use 'em, don't race on them. It's probably worth 30 watts to swap to something good like a Vittoria Evo. Seriously. The tape...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-21-12, 01:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,842
Posted By KendallF
Yep.. I rode tubulars almost exclusively for a...

Yep.. I rode tubulars almost exclusively for a couple of years, bought some carbon 50s in a group buy here on BF, rode 'em everywhere.

I still ride them on my TT bike exclusively. I normally...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-03-12, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By KendallF
Get up to the finish of a mountain stage. Then...

Get up to the finish of a mountain stage. Then you can actually see the suffering and have a bit of time to watch them go by. The crowd makes it fun, and if you go early enough, you can ride to the...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-03-12, 07:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,504
Posted By KendallF
Hey you know your old Burley is still going...

Hey you know your old Burley is still going strong.. :D

..of course, it weighs something like 40 lbs.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-15-12, 02:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,001
Posted By KendallF
I didn't see this for a couple of days; sorry! I...

I didn't see this for a couple of days; sorry! I don't know the color code; it was done by Powdertech here in Orange Park, FL. They have a fairly extensive color range and I have been very happy...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-11-12, 05:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,001
Posted By KendallF
Velocals did a nice job on the decals. The pin...

Velocals did a nice job on the decals. The pin stripes were a pain; I had a hard time getting the backing off without lifting the stripes themselves. I wasn't totally happy with my results but...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-10-12, 10:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,001
Posted By KendallF
I did about 40 miles on it today; rides...

I did about 40 miles on it today; rides beautifully! I did manage to shift the front ring down while trying to shift the rear during a sprint; the resulting "hamster wheel" made me think I'm not...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-09-12, 06:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,001
Posted By KendallF
Finally got the bike together, bars taped, etc. ...

Finally got the bike together, bars taped, etc. Now to put some miles on it tomorrow! I'm happy with how it came out; not perfect but nice and rideable.
...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-30-12, 09:57 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,885
Posted By KendallF
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4025/4646627464_0ff2...

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4025/4646627464_0ff25c623e.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/26276815@N07/4646627464/)

Albany criterium Mar 09, I crashed and broke this frame approximately 1 minute...
Forum: Framebuilders 01-26-12, 06:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,260
Posted By KendallF
You can do what I did for a friend.. start with a...

You can do what I did for a friend.. start with a cheap heavy frame from the 70s, pick nearly any manufacturer. I took an old Ross frame that somebody left at the LBS, added a bunch of braze-ons,...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-25-12, 03:41 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,889
Posted By KendallF
I like it! I notice your cable clamps..did you...

I like it! I notice your cable clamps..did you not get the little cable routing guides that bolt on to the top tube? I may have some extras if you need them. I modified the original fork on mine...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-24-12, 03:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,001
Posted By KendallF
My frame's going to be a couple more days. They...

My frame's going to be a couple more days. They blasted it, washed it, and baked it..and when they baked it some more grease from the seat tube came out and dirtied it up again, so it's back through...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-24-12, 06:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,001
Posted By KendallF
Good to hear, XLR99. I'll give it a try. Grand...

Good to hear, XLR99. I'll give it a try. Grand Bois, those are exactly the decals I would like to use on this one! Where did you get them? That looks very nice.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-23-12, 10:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,001
Posted By KendallF
I'm hoping to get the frame back from the powder...

I'm hoping to get the frame back from the powder coater's tomorrow. I'm excited to see how it turned out! I ended up getting 'Professional' decals because Velocals had them in gold, and I like the...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-21-12, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 117,371
Posted By KendallF
It's a HED saddle that apparently came on their...

It's a HED saddle that apparently came on their VO4 (?) TT bikes. I got it in with some random parts. I didn't like the way the sides felt on long rides so I swapped it for an equally hard carbon...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-20-12, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 117,371
Posted By KendallF
$2kish all in, with some judicious parts chasing:...

$2kish all in, with some judicious parts chasing:

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2762/4344166357_d676937df6.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/26276815@N07/4344166357/)
DSCN1405...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-18-12, 11:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,341
Posted By KendallF
"UCI legal" <> "triathlon legal". There will...

"UCI legal" <> "triathlon legal". There will indeed be a ton of them at Kona. There are two versions of the new P5, a UCI legal one and one aimed at triathlon (and the 99% of us who race bikes but...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-17-12, 05:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,341
Posted By KendallF
I absolutely love the looks of this thing. I...

I absolutely love the looks of this thing. I hated the way the P4 looked (though I still would've ridden one if I'd had the $). Maybe I can skip a few generations and trade my aluminum P3 in for...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-17-12, 04:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,649
Posted By KendallF
Yes. The Everest Challenge of Jacksonville.

Yes. The Everest Challenge of Jacksonville.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-15-12, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By KendallF
I just converted a similar 24" wheeled frame (a...

I just converted a similar 24" wheeled frame (a drop bar frame) into a fixed gear for my wife. I put 650c wheels on it and they fit beautifully with a 23c tire.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-15-12, 09:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,649
Posted By KendallF
VeloGator, you've used up your instigator points...

VeloGator, you've used up your instigator points for the week.

..on Thursday night I was climbing the bridge in my small ring, biggest rear cog and wishing badly for more gears. A compact...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-13-12, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By KendallF
Buy three of those Yellow Jersey tires for $50,...

Buy three of those Yellow Jersey tires for $50, and ride out. I think all of the Continental tubulars are lumpy and that irritates me. Those cheap Yellow Jersey tires, and the cheap Vittoria...
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