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Forum: Road Cycling 04-21-14, 11:45 AM
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Posted By thirdgenbird
You win. I retract my bell statement.

You win. I retract my bell statement.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-21-14, 11:19 AM
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Posted By thirdgenbird
Disclaimer: the following is only my opinion. ...

Disclaimer: the following is only my opinion.

Warm but not quite hot. It's only my opinion, but I think it would look killer with a brown leather saddle, brown grips, tan sidewall tires, and a...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-21-14, 10:28 AM
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Posted By thirdgenbird
Exactly.

Exactly.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-21-14, 10:19 AM
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Posted By thirdgenbird
Me? He can ban me. I don't care. I would like him...

Me? He can ban me. I don't care. I would like him to point out where I insulted or mistreated anyone though.



im fine with slammed, but once the drops go below the top of the wheel, it looks...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-21-14, 10:10 AM
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Posted By thirdgenbird
Of course it's my opinion. Why did you make your...

Of course it's my opinion. Why did you make your opinion such a statement of fact?



in my opinion ​it has everything to do with the look of his bike.

where did I insult anyone? Where did I...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-21-14, 10:04 AM
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Posted By thirdgenbird
I get that. My vote is not. I'm not trying to...

I get that. My vote is not. I'm not trying to reinvent anything. Personal fit issues don't automatically make something attractive. You won't win a car show with a farm truck because your occupation...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-21-14, 09:21 AM
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Posted By thirdgenbird
It most certainly does. Overall bike proportions...

It most certainly does. Overall bike proportions are one of the key elements in appearance, often more so than actual component selection.

his back may mandate the fit (that's fine, it really is)...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 04-19-14, 04:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 23,376
Posted By thirdgenbird
Timely. My tange frame from above is good enough...

Timely. My tange frame from above is good enough that I decided its going back together.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-18-14, 08:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,083
Posted By thirdgenbird
You are more than welcome to your opinion, just...

You are more than welcome to your opinion, just realize, the failure rates bosox sited are pretty universal. I know a number of shop owners that have said failure rates on sram parts far outnumber...
Forum: Touring 04-18-14, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By thirdgenbird
Most cassettes are steel. Expensive ones do have...

Most cassettes are steel. Expensive ones do have ti cogs, and aluminum ones exist, but steel accounts for nearly every one.

chainrings are so large that aluminum lasts quite a while. Steel...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-15-14, 06:11 AM
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Posted By thirdgenbird
Italuminium is correct. there are three...

Italuminium is correct.

there are three solutions for 8spd campy and modern wheels

1. shimano freehub and a shimano 7spd cassette. You loose a cog, but spacing (5mm) is identical so shifting is...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-13-14, 11:24 AM
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Posted By thirdgenbird
I often wondered if that was the case... ...

I often wondered if that was the case...

anything special about the 11?

whats the thickness of the spacers?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-09-14, 10:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,689
Posted By thirdgenbird
As the kids would say, OMG! I'm a picket...

As the kids would say, OMG!

I'm a picket guy, but I'm not sure I would change a thing. What wheelset is that?

Edit: ok, I've got one suggestion, I feel obligated. Paul components skewers. I...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-07-14, 06:07 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,715
Posted By thirdgenbird
That's great. I was worried you may have gotten...

That's great. I was worried you may have gotten forgotten.

now that shimano makes hydraulic di2, others should have a pretty straight forward option. You could put a bar end tt shift lever (front)...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-06-14, 10:54 PM
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Posted By thirdgenbird
Agree. I'm not a decal fan, and that's not a...

Agree. I'm not a decal fan, and that's not a pretty decal. I would either do no decals, or one black one per wheel per side.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-06-14, 04:10 PM
Replies: 54
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Posted By thirdgenbird
How was the recall handled?

How was the recall handled?
Forum: Road Cycling 04-05-14, 11:20 AM
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Posted By thirdgenbird
Do it. It's an ugly logo.

Do it. It's an ugly logo.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-01-14, 08:40 PM
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Posted By thirdgenbird
I love the idea.

I love the idea.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-01-14, 08:27 PM
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Posted By thirdgenbird
Chorus 10 on a Silk Road?!

Chorus 10 on a Silk Road?!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-01-14, 07:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 432
Posted By thirdgenbird
A gold star 650 with clip ons would do just fine.

A gold star 650 with clip ons would do just fine.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-01-14, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 432
Posted By thirdgenbird
I am more of a triumph guy, but I may have been...

I am more of a triumph guy, but I may have been there ;)

oh, and if it were the 70s, I would try long hair.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-01-14, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 432
Posted By thirdgenbird
Thanks! I am currently working with the seller....

Thanks! I am currently working with the seller. Not everything is locked down yet. If I think everything is going to go through, I will let you know.


Robbie and Grady, I can't even imagine what...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-31-14, 10:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 432
Posted By thirdgenbird
Maybe not...

Maybe not...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-31-14, 04:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 432
Posted By thirdgenbird
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-31-14, 12:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 432
Posted By thirdgenbird
I may need someone to facilitate in memphis

I did a search on the facilitator's thread and came up dry. If anyone is willing to help coordinate a purchase and shipment, please let me know.
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