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    Do it. Jason did a fine job designing these...

    Do it. Jason did a fine job designing these bikes and it really shows when you get on one and ride it.
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    dkv2ck - So far so good. This is my first time...

    dkv2ck - So far so good. This is my first time experimenting with the larger rims and the thing I notice the most is the good cornering. There's some extra traction there and I can feel what my...
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    The levers are from TRP. A wound up track fork...

    The levers are from TRP. A wound up track fork is the same as their road fork but with the drop out flipped backwards to bring in the rake. They offer them undrilled for the purists. I think it's...
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    1001 - Thanks. Hale is a cool guy and very...

    1001 - Thanks. Hale is a cool guy and very talented. I hope he gets some attention to his work, I like supporting the local guys.

    Connor - I wasn't familiar with that frame. I see the...
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    I'm not sure I understand your comment.

    I'm not sure I understand your comment.
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    http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7198/6832029502_f8cb...

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    my rule has been bikes with handlebar bags get...

    my rule has been bikes with handlebar bags get the cables exiting near the stem. brake lever routing is irrelevant.
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    I went as far to drill my handlebars to run...

    I went as far to drill my handlebars to run internal housing and have them coming out near the stem. I chose this method for both aesthetics and to keep the cables from the bar ends from avoiding...
  10. ? 25.5" = 65cm It's a big frame....but not that...

    ? 25.5" = 65cm It's a big frame....but not that big

    185's would be in proportion to the frame size. I'm 6'2" and ride a 60-62cm, though as I get older I prefer the larger frame proportions. My...
  11. Well yes, you can do it... The question is why. ...

    Well yes, you can do it... The question is why. I run anything from 170 to 175 depending on what kind of riding (track 170, road and cx 172.5, mountain 175) I'm 5'11" for what its worth. 185 is ...
  12. 185? 68cm? Are you of very strange proportions?...

    185? 68cm? Are you of very strange proportions? Most 6'4" people I know can be fit comfortably to bikes with ~60cm top tubes and run 175mm cranks. I like bar end shifters over down tube, for what...
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    Very carefully and check to check... tiny...

    Very carefully and check to check... tiny apartments and a willingness to live in bad neighborhoods...
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    Am I the only one who looks at that bike and...

    Am I the only one who looks at that bike and thinks the decals should read "goliath?"
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    I have only built one set of wooden wheels but I...

    I have only built one set of wooden wheels but I found using washers from Ric at Wheel Fanatik helped a lot in helping keep tension even. I imagine without them the heads of the nipples can seat...
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    the cable pull required for cantilevers is...

    the cable pull required for cantilevers is different then that of vs. you either need v specific levers or a travel agent (which is a PITA to set up). V's do stop better than Cantis, but I think if...
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    Can't be a luddite posting on an internet forum,...

    Can't be a luddite posting on an internet forum, now can we?

    by your measure im a spy from the road forum.
  18. Thanks. It will rise again, but not until im at...

    Thanks. It will rise again, but not until im at a point in my life where I dont live paycheck to paycheck.

    Until then, heres another one of mine, I've posted it before but people seem to like...
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    Having two phil wood tools so you can work both...

    Having two phil wood tools so you can work both cups at the same time makes centering the bb a cinch.
  20. I've had that frame for 5 years and its been...

    I've had that frame for 5 years and its been built up several different ways, none of which I look at now and wish to share, really. I was newer to vintage bikes then but had a good eye for...
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    It came like that. I got lucky on a NOS set that...

    It came like that. I got lucky on a NOS set that had been misspelled on ebay. I ordered the chainrings from Bicycles Specialities in Canada. I'm more of a beausage and paint chip guy than polish...
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    my stan miles track frame.
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    Freewheel: IRD 14-32 6 speed
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    I havent assembled a Noah but I have assembled a...

    I havent assembled a Noah but I have assembled a fair number of bikes where no ferrule is used. If you wish to use a ferrule anyway, you can hunt down some 5mm ID to 5mm OD step down ferrules.
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    why dont you try degreasing the inside of the...

    why dont you try degreasing the inside of the seat tube, and reinstalling the post using carbon assembly compound instead (grease with a bit of grit to it).
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