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Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-30-12, 05:58 AM
Replies: 1,804
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Posted By Briareos
What rims are those?

What rims are those?
Forum: Road Cycling 08-24-12, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By Briareos
Here's an even better one; not out until spring...

Here's an even better one; not out until spring though.

http://www.giro.com/us_en/products/men/road/air-attack.html
Forum: Road Cycling 08-24-12, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By Briareos
Finally Found The Perfect Helmet For Me!

Check it out, finally someone (Giro) has come to their senses and designed a helmet that is simple, understated, and it doesn't make you look like an alien!


It's somewhat of a retro remake (some...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-11-12, 01:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 301
Posted By Briareos
Shimano Training Program

Hi everyone, I have a quick question.

I recently became aware of a training program Shimano runs with bike shops that trains prospective mechanics. While it makes sense that shops would only...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-06-12, 11:46 PM
Replies: 15,327
Views: 4,792,704
Posted By Briareos
I found a couple of the things I needed... ...

I found a couple of the things I needed...

But I still DESPERATELY need a Dura-Ace 7400 1" Threaded stem; the one with "Dura-Ace" pantographed in black on the face of the stem. It's has the...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-06-12, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1,986
Views: 343,119
Posted By Briareos
What wheels are those? I'm looking for similar,...

What wheels are those? I'm looking for similar, if not the same, "hard anodized" wheels.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-22-12, 03:49 PM
Replies: 15,327
Views: 4,792,704
Posted By Briareos
Have: Full 7-speed downtube shifting Shimano 105...

Have: Full 7-speed downtube shifting Shimano 105 set including front hub; great shape.

8-speed Shimano RSX wheelset with tubular rims and tires.

RSX brifters and...
Forum: Framebuilders 07-22-12, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 766
Posted By Briareos
Condor World Series (The REAL Condor, not BFbikes "Condor")

So I'm trying to find a quality steel frame and so far I've found the $1,600 Panasonic road frame which I favor heavily but there is also a much cheaper alternative in the Condor World Series...
Forum: Framebuilders 07-18-12, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By Briareos
Japanese Framebuilder Distributors?

The last few years (sidelined by health problems) I've been trying to build a nice vintage road bike circa late 80's early 90's. I decided on DA 7402 with downtube shifters but I wanted a Japanese...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-18-12, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By Briareos
First Generation Rival; Good Enough?

I'm in the process of selling my 2008 System-Six 4 that is equipped with full first generation SRAM Rival; the version that has silver colored alloy parts. Being first generation it lacks some of...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-13-12, 05:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By Briareos
Shimano Rear Derailleur Cage Compatability (Shimano 600 and Dura-Ace 7402)

Hello everyone!

I'm currently in the midst of putting an 8-speed DA group together but it looks like my rear derailleur cage is bent. I also have an almost complete Shimano 600 7-speed group that...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-25-12, 12:00 PM
Replies: 15,327
Views: 4,792,704
Posted By Briareos
1. ISO Bridgestone RB-1 with a 50cm top-tube! ...

1. ISO Bridgestone RB-1 with a 50cm top-tube! Preferably red from the 1991-1992 era. One with a 53cm top-tube just sold on ebay recently...while I cried myself to sleep.

1b. A STEEL 50cm...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-24-11, 06:00 PM
Replies: 25,639
Views: 14,392,683
Posted By Briareos
That bike is so boss! I went to Marino's...

That bike is so boss! I went to Marino's website, I'm assuming it's a custom frame? I had a question about the rear-seatstays; do you have problems dialing in the rear brake after removing and...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-11, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By Briareos
That's the problem I ordered the 52cm and the TT...

That's the problem I ordered the 52cm and the TT was 53cm. A tad long for me; I'm basically 5'6". I figured I too smallish bike was better than a too big bike and packed it back up (I still have...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-11, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By Briareos
Thoughts on This "Modern" Retro Frame?

I have an old HD-1055 group-set and was wonder if this may be a good frame to use it on. I actually ordered one that ended up being too big...It is really nice actually, great welsds and great...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-30-11, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 388
Posted By Briareos
Same thing happened to a gal riding in front of...

Same thing happened to a gal riding in front of me; but she hit a chihuahua and when I stopped to see if I could help she was literally crying on her knee's...The poor little guy was killed in the...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-30-11, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By Briareos
I rode about an hour this morning testing out the...

I rode about an hour this morning testing out the new fit...It's perfect. PERFECT perfect.

Sure the steerer is uncut and I have a 75mm upward pointing stem (not too bad) and some of you...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-29-11, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By Briareos
CAAD 10 Improvements

For you CAAD 10 riders, have you found all this "new" things Cannondale has done to modify from CAAD 9?

I know BB30 is mostly negligible let alone noticeable by most people. I'm more interested...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-27-11, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By Briareos
What are the Differences Between 2011 Rival/Force/Red?

I'm using 1st gen. Rival and people tell me the throw for the big ring is cumbersome (same for rear?).

Just curious what I can expect if I upgrade any of my 1st gen. Rival to current SRAM products.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-27-11, 09:12 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 4,176
Posted By Briareos
A girl got me addicted to smoking (and her). ...

A girl got me addicted to smoking (and her).

Quit cold turkey 2 months ago and I feel ridiculously better. About 2 weeks of not smoking, all of the sudden one morning I felt AWESOME. I have no...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-27-11, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2,835
Views: 456,440
Posted By Briareos
I remember people who weren't going to buy SRAM...

I remember people who weren't going to buy SRAM on it's debut year because they didn't feel like being "lab rats" for SRAM; using their product and basically finding all the kinks and SRAM could fix...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-27-11, 12:23 AM
Replies: 2,835
Views: 456,440
Posted By Briareos
Yeah it's gen Rival, which I'll keep as I slowly...

Yeah it's gen Rival, which I'll keep as I slowly rotate out my Rival for Red. Red paired with that bike and some Boyd's would make me 10mph faster.

I also have compared shifting throw between...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-26-11, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2,835
Views: 456,440
Posted By Briareos
Stock 2008 System-Six; last year of production...

Stock 2008 System-Six; last year of production and the last year Cannondale made Cannondales with carbon in the US if I'm not mistaken. Notice how I rock 1st gen. Rival. The bike would look so sick...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-26-11, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By Briareos
Well, the bike is practically in mint condition...

Well, the bike is practically in mint condition so I doubt chain wear or RD breakage is the problem.

Since it's 1st Gen. Rival (silver) it has to be the trim right? The new Rival has the trim...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-26-11, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By Briareos
Phantom Phenomenon

I was riding around the neighborhood on my System-Six (1st Gen. Rival) and I'm having this weird chain skipping. It happens when I'm NOT shifting.

I'll be pedaling along and all of the sudden it...
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