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05-21-21, 09:17 AM
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Posted By Gods lonely man

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Running the straps Frankenstein style of using the two Bindas in the...
05-19-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By Gods lonely man

That's pretty cool, maybe I should look into...

That's pretty cool, maybe I should look into making my own straps with leather, Bindas are great , like others have said, the older stuff wins on quality, makes sense since nobody really cares...
05-19-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By Gods lonely man

Broke the Cinelli double straps

Just right now , kind of a bummer because I am working , any double straps recommendations , don't say Toshi please.
At least i have some Alfredo Binda singles lying around .
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05-13-21, 04:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,419
Posted By Gods lonely man

Doing that in a straight lonely road is not very...

Doing that in a straight lonely road is not very risky, doing it on a busy highway overtaking cars and trucks is pretty sketchy, especially clipping again in your pedals , spinning at 90 rpm.
05-13-21, 03:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,419
Posted By Gods lonely man

Yeah, especially climbing, I usually try to drop...

Yeah, especially climbing, I usually try to drop my roadies friends on the climbs because on downhills they can drop me pretty easily.
05-05-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,410
Posted By Gods lonely man

Describe the pain , muscular? The joint? Focus...

Describe the pain , muscular? The joint? Focus where it hurts and warm up before a ride , like most of sports it's more about technique than brute force, although doing some strength exercises won't...
04-23-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,587
Posted By Gods lonely man

Totally agree, but.... ...

Totally agree, but....

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One of the only deep section...
04-23-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,587
Posted By Gods lonely man

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The more you look at this bike, the worst its gets.
04-08-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By Gods lonely man

yeah, that's correct.

yeah, that's correct.
04-08-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 791
Posted By Gods lonely man

Yep, right now, it's the first time I have a...

Yep, right now, it's the first time I have a problem getting in a quill stem, is always the other way around, the stem I am installing has already some little zig zag marks from the previous owner,...
04-08-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 791
Posted By Gods lonely man

I love the look of quill stems, some are a work...

I love the look of quill stems, some are a work of art, but the system itself, and all the sizing/compatibility issues are a pain in the ass.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,423
Posted By Gods lonely man

Like I told my last wife, I said, honey, I never...

Like I told my last wife, I said, honey, I never ride faster than I can see, and besides... it's all in the reflexes
04-07-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By Gods lonely man

French crown race and ISO

Nothing new, weird French sizing giving me a hard time trying to find interchangeable parts, this time I was going to install a track fork with British thread/diameter, looking around , the only...
04-07-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 791
Posted By Gods lonely man

I don't know if I have the skills to do that, I...

I don't know if I have the skills to do that, I will practice with the cheap ones first.
04-07-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 791
Posted By Gods lonely man

Quill stems installation marks

Almost every quill stem that I have bought/installed had this typical marks, same scratches you see on the handlebars after forcing the stem into them. My guess is the ones with a lot of marks were...
04-03-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,914
Posted By Gods lonely man

I am with you on skidding and huge gears, but I...

I am with you on skidding and huge gears, but I was aiming at using back pressure to slow down, it's part of the fun of riding fixed... Of course, with a brake, your bike is more versatile,...
04-03-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,914
Posted By Gods lonely man

[QUOTE=Senrab62;21990107]Modulating speed by...

[QUOTE=Senrab62;21990107]Modulating speed by skidding and gearing is when I have pain. Otherwise, it's no different than riding a geared bike for me. It's why I never understood huge ratios and no...
03-25-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,131
Posted By Gods lonely man

OMG you are the real deal, that was it haha, I...

OMG you are the real deal, that was it haha, I guess I was too hipped for riding the wheelset that I didn't saw the "spacer", looks like a bottom bracket ring, my guess is that the previous owner...
03-25-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,131
Posted By Gods lonely man

Guys I just find what was the issue , but I may...

Guys I just find what was the issue , but I may be to embarrassed to post it here :roflmao:
03-25-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,131
Posted By Gods lonely man

Talking about lockrings, I wish more...

Talking about lockrings, I wish more manufacturers used the bottom bracket style like Ridea uses, is so easy to apply force with a bottom bracket tool than the normal lockring style....
03-24-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,131
Posted By Gods lonely man

That lockring looks solid, i can't believe how...

That lockring looks solid, i can't believe how poorly made are some brands, even Campagnolo seems fragile...
03-24-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,131
Posted By Gods lonely man

"So I propose that your problem is that you a...

"So I propose that your problem is that you a likely Asian made Brand X Lockring onto a Campagnolo Track Hub and in your case, it did not work out for you. I suggest you re-start and think about what...
03-23-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,131
Posted By Gods lonely man

The problem I have with Dura-Ace is the teeth...

The problem I have with Dura-Ace is the teeth number, not easy finding a 18T.
My lbs has very little track stock so i will have to find a good deal online , maybe I should put the only Campagnolo...
03-23-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,131
Posted By Gods lonely man

I think I am going to try Phil Wood, I have seen...

I think I am going to try Phil Wood, I have seen some builds that used their cogs and lockrings with Campagnolo.
03-23-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,131
Posted By Gods lonely man

Thanks for the response, the cog is brand X,...

Thanks for the response, the cog is brand X, cheap stuff from chain reaction.
So the cog may be too wide, any recommended sprockets for campy hubs? The only one that seems to fit in perfectly is a...
03-23-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,131
Posted By Gods lonely man

Campagnolo pista hub lockring

This is my first Campy track hub, while I was assembling the cog I noticed the lockring didn't thread all the way, cog and lockring are ape force tightened, I was going to get a little spin and mash...
11-30-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By Gods lonely man

I didn't knew old cleats caused such a damage, I...

I didn't knew old cleats caused such a damage, I thought they were plastic.
11-30-20, 05:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By Gods lonely man

Vintage pedal wear

I've been using for years some old Zeus track pedals, they have this rare shape on the plates, like a curvature, is this the kind of wear that vintage cleats cause? I always wondered, I have never...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,308
Posted By Gods lonely man

Also when buying a new helmet, check out how easy...

Also when buying a new helmet, check out how easy is to find replacement pads, it can be a pain I the ass.
09-19-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,142
Posted By Gods lonely man

They look like a Navigate tri spoke I had , the...

They look like a Navigate tri spoke I had , the front wheel weighted about 1.90 kg, it was heavy but the bearings were smooth.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 18,533
Posted By Gods lonely man

more than a year on this bad boy :thumb:

more than a year on this bad boy :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 18,533
Posted By Gods lonely man

I have been using gator skins on the rear for a...

I have been using gator skins on the rear for a long time, they handle bad in rain but the puncture resistance is neat.
I put 4 seasons on the front for less oh **** moments on bad weather. ...
07-22-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By Gods lonely man

The fork tube is aluminum and the frame is steel...

The fork tube is aluminum and the frame is steel , it's looks bad...i I am trying the oil first.
07-22-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By Gods lonely man

Yep

Yep
07-20-20, 05:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By Gods lonely man

New frame day!

Recently my Schwinn Tempo passed away, this is the replacement, a red Marotias pista.
Marotias was a Spanish frame builder , not that well known, he made some frames for Eddy Merckx.
I think this...
06-29-20, 03:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,712
Posted By Gods lonely man

Too big, thanks anyway , looks sweet.

Too big, thanks anyway , looks sweet.
06-28-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By Gods lonely man

But I like the shine of the 90s! :injured:

But I like the shine of the 90s! :injured:
06-28-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,712
Posted By Gods lonely man

Thanks, now that I think about it, there were a...

Thanks, now that I think about it, there were a few moments were total failure would of been nasty, I was spinning downhill and I kept hearing the cracking getting louder and louder, scary.
06-28-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,712
Posted By Gods lonely man

I knew it, damn you Kevin Bacon for Quicksilver,...

I knew it, damn you Kevin Bacon for Quicksilver, you put dirty fixie ideas on me.
06-28-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,712
Posted By Gods lonely man

It survived pretty rough weather and terrains,...

It survived pretty rough weather and terrains, time to put it on the wall, ​​i wonder if Schwinn accepts returns :innocent:
06-28-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,712
Posted By Gods lonely man

Maybe is time to leave the 80s and jump to...

Maybe is time to leave the 80s and jump to aluminium or more fancy stuff :foo:
06-28-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,712
Posted By Gods lonely man

Steel is real

I have been using a Schwinn Tempo from the 80s for work ,is converted to fixed gear so only the frame and bottom bracket are original, today i started to hear a noise , like a cracking noise , only...
06-28-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By Gods lonely man

Thanks for the hole idea , but I don't have the...

Thanks for the hole idea , but I don't have the balls to do it haha, I made a mark, if the crack goes through the mark I will stop using them.
06-18-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By Gods lonely man

I can always cut some weight.... Right?

I can always cut some weight.... Right?
06-18-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By Gods lonely man

Because I love this wheels!!, I don't want them...

Because I love this wheels!!, I don't want them to explode on me thought.
06-18-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By Gods lonely man

Campagnolo Shamal 12 HPW crack

So I've been riding a set of 90s Shamals for a long time, they are pretty beat up, they have the classic crack on the valve, anyone know the life expectancy of the rim? Recently I was descending at...
03-24-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 100,026
Posted By Gods lonely man

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Frankenstein conversion
03-22-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,327
Posted By Gods lonely man

Well, are you going to ride brakeless​​​​​​? If...

Well, are you going to ride brakeless​​​​​​? If you are, I suggest you to start low, so you can slow down and lock your rear wheel easier, also, people here will recommend you a 48-49 chain ring but...
03-20-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,418
Posted By Gods lonely man

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03-07-20, 05:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,491
Posted By Gods lonely man

Your hips will start bouncing and maybe you can't...

Your hips will start bouncing and maybe you can't keep your arms straight, so you will turn your bars little to much and eat asphalt, if you pass the point of no return you can always jam your foot...
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