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  1. Sticky: How about someone in Maricopa/Chandler, AZ (near...

    How about someone in Maricopa/Chandler, AZ (near Phoenix)? Thanks!
  2. Sticky: Could use some help in Eugene, OR, if you are...

    Could use some help in Eugene, OR, if you are available. Would greatly appreciate it. It's not a bike or bike frame, so it's fairly easy to ship!

    Thanks!
  3. I was watching your build over at Paceline. Looks...

    I was watching your build over at Paceline. Looks like a blast! Haven't spent too much time on these forums nowadays, but gotta tie up loose threads like this. The A23s are the beez kneez. Not as...
  4. Update: My friend who builds frames for fun...

    Update:

    My friend who builds frames for fun has offered to build me a frame at cost + whatever I want to gift him. It will be a lugged disc all-arounder with a sloping top-tube. It will be my rain...
  5. Sorry mate, you are right on all counts. Good...

    Sorry mate, you are right on all counts.

    Good point on head tube. Lack of understanding on my part.

    I used "physical length" because I needed a different word than "effective", as to not...
  6. Keep in mind a couple of things about matching...

    Keep in mind a couple of things about matching fit... For a bike with EQUAL top tube lengths:

    1. Changing the angle by 1 degree, adds/subtracts 1 cm from the TT length. Steepening the STA by 1...
  7. I did work on one side first and then went to the...

    I did work on one side first and then went to the other. I guess I wasn't too cautious about it since it was a junker frame anyways. Kind of like a trial for coldsetting another nice frame that I...
  8. +1 on tension. Your tension needs to be slightly...

    +1 on tension. Your tension needs to be slightly higher as the cogs are designed to throw the chain one way or the other to facilitate shifting. On flat ramps, the chain will stay on much easier.
    ...
  9. If you want to get a bit more aero, how bout the...

    If you want to get a bit more aero, how bout the A23s in silver? I built up a set around some campy hubs and love them. Probably too modern though, huh?

    Here they are in 650B, but they sell in...
  10. Got a little hamfisted when Coldsetting...

    So I have this old unknown HiTen frame. It was 126 and I wanted to coldset it to 135 because I have some XT/Open Pro wheels lying around. Thought this could make a nice beater for my brother. Was...
  11. Beer usually does the trick.

    Beer usually does the trick.
  12. Agreed, that's why I mentioned the silver rival...

    Agreed, that's why I mentioned the silver rival too. I was really just suggesting silver cranks to complete the "fly" factor.
  13. Well, that should be true of all our bikes,...

    Well, that should be true of all our bikes, right? ;)
  14. Nice looking ride. I think a silver rival crank...

    Nice looking ride. I think a silver rival crank or an alloy UT campy crank would bring this all together.
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    That stem is almost as bad. I bet this bike rode...

    That stem is almost as bad. I bet this bike rode like ****.
  16. +1 you don't have to use a DA RD with the DA 9s...

    +1 you don't have to use a DA RD with the DA 9s shifters.
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    The pin stripe on the lugs really makes this pop....

    The pin stripe on the lugs really makes this pop. How come the fork wasn't done? I assume the striping was your doing. I think leather wrap to match the saddle would really bring this together, but...
  18. That and ths thread was posted 3 years ago.

    That and ths thread was posted 3 years ago.
  19. Ah I forgot, you won't be back in WA for a while...

    Ah I forgot, you won't be back in WA for a while right? Yeah, there is quite a bit of climbing to get there, which isn't helped by the Italian manly-man gearing. The morning commute has been frigid....
  20. I planned it so I left straight from work and did...

    I planned it so I left straight from work and did south side of the lake and cut over through I-90 back to UW. Beautiful day for a ride, but it wasn't exactly warm by the end of the ride. Good thing...
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    I agree. I think this would be one of the few...

    I agree. I think this would be one of the few times where you can put these parts on a frame you were intending to sell and get more than piecing out. In my market, any CV steel bike fitted with...
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    I might hit you up on that.... The only thing is...

    I might hit you up on that.... The only thing is that the locknut will still be silver though.



    Oh yes, clipless for sure. Just gotta get him riding first. He's going to need the rise for the...
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    Thanks, any suggestions other than what I...

    Thanks, any suggestions other than what I mentioned?
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    Gomango has one. He might be able to help.

    Gomango has one. He might be able to help.
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    That was the aim, thanks!

    That was the aim, thanks!
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