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Old 05-31-24, 06:35 PM
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Originally Posted by jolly_codger
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I don't get it — care to explain what's wacky? About the saddle or the crank, either or both. Just curious.
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The cut out on the saddle is for physiological reasons, not ventilation.
The listing title states that the compatible BB is Octalink when Isis type is clearly displayed on crank arms.
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Originally Posted by jolly_codger
The cut out on the saddle is for physiological reasons, not ventilation.
I have a Selle Royal Respiro saddle which has an "air ventilation system". The "system" consists of mesh panels under the nose and cut out of the saddle designed to allow air to flow up through the cut out. The saddle is very comfortable but it doesn't feel any cooler than any other saddle with a cut out.
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yah crotches be hot, there's no getting around it
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Originally Posted by jolly_codger
The cut out on the saddle is for physiological reasons, not ventilation.
The listing title states that the compatible BB is Octalink when Isis type is clearly displayed on crank arms.
OK, got it. Debatable on the saddle, but Isis versus Octalink is a fair cop. I'm too vintage for that, never worked on either of them, wilfully ignorant about them and I hope I can blissfully stay that way.
Square taper FTW!
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Only $100 for this 1200.
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Only $100 for this 1200.
Is that the sellers reflection behind the bike?
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Originally Posted by RubeRad
yah crotches be hot, there's no getting around it
yeah there is. I used this saddle when I rode across the USA. Great ventilation. No sweat, no chaffing, no saddle issues in 3500 miles.

black saddles and black shorts are heat magnets.

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Originally Posted by rickpaulos
black saddles and black shorts are heat magnets.
Pro teams have used nearly all-black jerseys and shorts over the years. Team Sky, for example, wore essentially all black for nearly a decade, back when they were dominating the Tour de France.

If the team that pioneered the concept of "marginal gains" considered black Lycra not worth worrying about, it's probably not worth worrying about.

And, of course, black saddles have been the standard almost since bikes were invented.
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So there's a RD on there, but looks like only front and rear brake cables, no shifters on those barend mounts, so the RD is only functioning as a chain tensioner.

My commuter is similar, my FD broke, so I threw it away. I could get off and use my hands to shift to the big chainring, but for like 2-3 years I've only done it once or twice. (But I still do have 8-speed shifting for the back)
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Peugeot - $2,000 (Farmington, MN)

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Rare and very hard to find Peugeot tallboy. New tires, clean, shifts like a dream. This bike is also a great candidate for a transformation to a single sprocket racer.

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"Clean" must mean that he finally washed it.
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Moots! Moots! Moots! What makes you think it's a Bridgestone?
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Moots, Moots, Moots - Round 2 - "Supper Rd bike"
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Don't know what this is? Assuming another impostor? Can't match the seat stays to any Moots I see pictures of. If it is a Moots, that is extra wacky



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Moots, Moots, Moots - Round 2 - "Supper Rd bike"
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Don't know what this is? Assuming another impostor? Can't match the seat stays to any Moots I see pictures of. If it is a Moots, that is extra wacky
Those are interestingly-unique seatstays. I'm not familiar enough with Moots frame designs to judge, but the welding is very clean/filed, which suggests to me this is a higher-end frame
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Both Wacky and a good deal. That clamp is beyond scary, but I could see using the solid base
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Moots, Moots, Moots - Round 2 - "Supper Rd bike"
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Don't know what this is? Assuming another impostor? Can't match the seat stays to any Moots I see pictures of. If it is a Moots, that is extra wacky



Maybe an early aluminum Trek?

Edit: found this pic of one I used to have. Note seatstay arrangement and headtube pump peg.

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I was going to say that it looks like a lot nicer of a build than most tall bikes that I see, but $4k? Wowsa.
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What could possibly go wrong with that combination of height and short wheelbase?
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