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07-11-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By AngryScientist

Good question. Those H+Son rims use the plate...

Good question. Those H+Son rims use the plate over the valve hole as a counterweight to the rim weld which harkens back to the old days of the Ambrosio Nemesis, etc. A nice classic touch. Why would...
07-09-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,010
Posted By AngryScientist

And this one is done. Came out pretty well I...

And this one is done. Came out pretty well I would have to say. Just under 20# complete.
...
07-09-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 7,544
Posted By AngryScientist

Wow! What a thread! I took a peak with my...

Wow! What a thread!

I took a peak with my morning coffee today and like a terrible train crash, I was disgusted by what I saw, but simply could not turn away. Thanks for the morning entertainment!...
07-08-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,010
Posted By AngryScientist

The shifty bits are sorted! >Big barrel DT...

The shifty bits are sorted!

>Big barrel DT shifters
>XTR RD loaded with upsized Hope jockey wheels
>Suntour FD

This brings the tally of holes drilled in the frame up to 6

1+2) ST bottle...
07-04-22, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By AngryScientist

Thumbs up! Looks great and very functional. ...

Thumbs up! Looks great and very functional.

Also looks like a great area you have for riding? Where are you located?
07-03-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By AngryScientist

Wow! Do you literally live in portland metro? I...

Wow! Do you literally live in portland metro? I feel like you can't buy.......anything here for $20 anymore.

Good score, looking forward to your build.
07-02-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,285
Posted By AngryScientist

If you are not asking for any injury related...

If you are not asking for any injury related damages, I think you might be able to work out a deal with the insurance company. $1200 for a total settlement for an incident where a driver hits a...
07-01-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 20,176
Posted By AngryScientist

Here's my submission ...

Here's my submission

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07-01-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,010
Posted By AngryScientist

Sorry, perhaps I was not clear - See the image...

Sorry, perhaps I was not clear - See the image above of the FD i intend to use, a bottom pull unit with no cable stop. The old FD was trashed.
07-01-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,010
Posted By AngryScientist

drill baby drill! 2nd bottle cage...

drill baby drill!

2nd bottle cage successfully installed! A little unnerving to take a centering punch and drill to a bike frame, but progress and all.
...
07-01-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,593
Posted By AngryScientist

Wow, what a nice friday morning distraction this...

Wow, what a nice friday morning distraction this was to wander through. Your attention to detail and painstaking disassembly of every part is remarkable! The hunt for all the proper parts was also...
07-01-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 657
Posted By AngryScientist

That's a project for sure! I dont see the dent in...

That's a project for sure! I dont see the dent in the DT, how bad is it?

What's the back story, how did this one end up in the shop?

What are the plans to get this back on the road? If it were...
07-01-22, 05:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,010
Posted By AngryScientist

It's a close call, but the chainstays are...

It's a close call, but the chainstays are probably the limiter on this frame, but there is plenty of room with the 33's now. could probably go to 38, but i would not, this is going to be the happy...
06-30-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,010
Posted By AngryScientist

More progress! Drilled the front and rear...

More progress!

Drilled the front and rear brake bridges to allow recessed nutted brakes. Usual process, no problem with the right tools.

I have had sets of the TRP mid reach brakes in black,...
06-30-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,010
Posted By AngryScientist

Got the frame all cleaned up, touched up the...

Got the frame all cleaned up, touched up the paint chips. Coated with automotive ceramic wax and blasted the inside of all the tubes with corrosion inhibitor. Some parts should be rolling in this...
06-30-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 927
Posted By AngryScientist

That photo really speaks to simpler times. great...

That photo really speaks to simpler times. great capture!
06-30-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 927
Posted By AngryScientist

Let's start with a picture! I'd love to see it...

Let's start with a picture! I'd love to see it myself, I like these older utility type of bikes.

If you dont intend to ride it, you'll probably spend more money restoring it properly than it's...
06-29-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,010
Posted By AngryScientist

Got that base covered. Speaking of death forks......

Got that base covered. Speaking of death forks...

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06-29-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,010
Posted By AngryScientist

Death fork?? I'll have to do some research I...

Death fork?? I'll have to do some research I suppose, but by all indications the frame and fork appear in good shape with little rust, but thanks for the heads up, I'll see what I can find.
06-28-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 909
Posted By AngryScientist

The RH tires are probably the nicest riding fat...

The RH tires are probably the nicest riding fat tires out there. They can be delicate though, but I just finished up some back roads credit card touring in Vermont on a set with no problems. I do...
06-28-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 909
Posted By AngryScientist

That's true, but Panaracer makes tires for lots...

That's true, but Panaracer makes tires for lots of folks I believe, many of which are quite different. I believe they are the manufacturer for Rene Hearse tires for example, which are quite a...
06-28-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 909
Posted By AngryScientist

I would say 4k miles is excellent service out of...

I would say 4k miles is excellent service out of a nice supple tire, especially on a tandem. I think the gravel king in slick will not last as long but will ride as nicely.

Another option that...
06-28-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,010
Posted By AngryScientist

Got it, thanks. Frame pumps for life here!

Got it, thanks.

Frame pumps for life here!
06-28-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,010
Posted By AngryScientist

Hmm, Can anyone tell me how to change the actual...

Hmm, Can anyone tell me how to change the actual thread title ? I can change the 1st post title but not the board facing title?
06-28-22, 07:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,010
Posted By AngryScientist

Interesting! Thanks guys. I think I'm just going...

Interesting! Thanks guys. I think I'm just going to go with the simpler solution of under the BB routing. I'll have to drill and tap a hole, but that's no big deal really.

Frame is an 82 Trek of...
06-27-22, 07:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,010
Posted By AngryScientist

here's the parts ...

here's the parts

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06-27-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,010
Posted By AngryScientist

Ishiwata Trek Fat Tire Project

Hey all! Long time since I've been over this way.

I am working on a 40 year old project that I hope to be a fun fat tire flier. I'm wondering if there is a solution out there that I am unaware of....
09-01-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 28,307
Posted By AngryScientist

Gotcha, yes, I got it too. Must have been a bit...

Gotcha, yes, I got it too. Must have been a bit of a delay getting over to NJ. See you guys in the Spring! Good reason to stay on form over the winter i guess!
09-01-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 28,307
Posted By AngryScientist

Thanks Keith. Where did that communication come...

Thanks Keith. Where did that communication come from?
09-01-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 28,307
Posted By AngryScientist

So here we are midway through the day on Sept 1...

So here we are midway through the day on Sept 1 and still crickets on an official announcement. I guess tomorrow never comes for eroica organizers!
09-01-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 27,012
Posted By AngryScientist

Here you go! ...

Here you go!

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09-01-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 28,307
Posted By AngryScientist

I was planning on flying in from NJ for this one,...

I was planning on flying in from NJ for this one, but had held off booking flights. I would have worked it in between some work stuff, but man am I glad I never booked a bunch of travel stuff to be...
09-01-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 28,307
Posted By AngryScientist

Totally agree. Is there some secret club that i'm...

Totally agree. Is there some secret club that i'm not a part of? why are some people getting emails and not everyone who is registered?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 16,860
Posted By AngryScientist

man, terrible news. i too havent been active on...

man, terrible news. i too havent been active on this forum in a long while, but came to share my sympathies and read through some old threads. very sad day.
04-16-16, 08:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,758
Posted By AngryScientist

rivendell sells a great set of friction DT...

rivendell sells a great set of friction DT shifters. i have them on my black mountain and they shift a shimano-9 rear flawlessly and effortlessly. shown here with 48x34 and 12-32 in the back.
...
04-11-16, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,207
Posted By AngryScientist

agreed on the prices of some vintage touring...

agreed on the prices of some vintage touring stuff! it seems like the market is just not well sorted, prices can be all over the board, and it's hard to take an ebay risk on a frame you cant inspect,...
04-11-16, 06:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,207
Posted By AngryScientist

doh!! and posted int the wrong spot - if a...

doh!!

and posted int the wrong spot - if a mod could move this that would be awesome!
04-11-16, 06:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,207
Posted By AngryScientist

vintage all-rounders - what to keep an eye out for?

Hello C&V crowd!

Generally ride modern stuff, but have recently been bitten by the bug to put something vintage together for fun, mixed terrain rides. On a whim, I just picked up a Nishiki...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-21-15, 06:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,379
Posted By AngryScientist

this part makes me a little nervous though:

this part makes me a little nervous though:
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-20-15, 11:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,379
Posted By AngryScientist

ahh, good to know! as far as the full sized...

ahh, good to know!

as far as the full sized and park it option - that is something i'm considering. i've got a whole bunch of other bikes that could work for that. i may stop into one of the NYC...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-20-15, 11:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,379
Posted By AngryScientist

that brompton is exactly what i'm after. what...

that brompton is exactly what i'm after. what model is it? thanks for the great "in the wild" pic. i can certainly stretch my budget for something like that.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-20-15, 09:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,379
Posted By AngryScientist

NYC commute - refresh

Surprised to see that the last thread on NYC commute folders is years old, unless my search skills are terrible.

that said, i've applied for a job in lower manhatten and am evaluating my options...
04-19-15, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4,915
Views: 734,793
Posted By AngryScientist

NJ ridin... ...

NJ ridin...


http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-jJhQ4lLth3I/VTRU3dIqn7I/AAAAAAAACAs/D-M0MxeMug0/s1100/P1080457.JPG

...
02-08-15, 05:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,117
Posted By AngryScientist

profile racing track hubs?

recently i was shopping for a hub for a particular wheel build that checked all of the below boxes:

[] 130 spacing
[] fix-fix threaded
[] 28 hole
[] 44mm chainline

as far as i can tell, no...
02-02-15, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 405,899
Posted By AngryScientist

eagle rock reservation in NJ, that's the NYC...

eagle rock reservation in NJ, that's the NYC skyline in the backdrop
02-02-15, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 405,899
Posted By AngryScientist

the other fixie: ...

the other fixie:

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-WwbcHRoVT04/U12pS-Zp6sI/AAAAAAAABkU/pqQSwIONpk4/s1200/IMG_1580.JPG
01-31-15, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 405,899
Posted By AngryScientist

hey SSFG forum. long time no post. this is...

hey SSFG forum. long time no post.

this is what gets the winter miles, if there are any to get lately:
...
05-16-14, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By AngryScientist

nevermind...

edit: nevermind. nothing to see here.
03-30-14, 04:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,453
Posted By AngryScientist

wait until you actually run the cog. eai...

wait until you actually run the cog. eai generally is a lot quieter and smoother than the surly.
03-28-14, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4,928
Views: 710,019
Posted By AngryScientist

new rear light, since i drowned my last one on an...

new rear light, since i drowned my last one on an extra rainy ride.

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