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05-03-12, 09:21 PM
Replies: 11,193
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Posted By Rob Glatfelter

Been riding it like that for months, felt...

Been riding it like that for months, felt fantastic, noticed it only as soon as I took that picture, and now it is really bothering me. Funny how those things are.
05-03-12, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,184,963
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

It's about 20lbs as pictured, and that's on a 58...

It's about 20lbs as pictured, and that's on a 58 cm frame with a fork that weighs about 3.5 lbs (real bad steel).
So, take what you will from that, I think it's pretty light, a 56 with a carbon fork...
05-03-12, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,925
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

http://leagueofbikepolo.com/bikes is where you...

http://leagueofbikepolo.com/bikes is where you want to be peeking.
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I just finished building up a new Joust a few weeks ago. Really is the way to go, ain't nothing handle like it, ain't...
05-03-12, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,184,963
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

248228 248229 248230 248231 Nashbar...

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Nashbar Nekkid. Really fantastic bike, yes I realize it's silly that any single component on the thing is worth more than the frame itself, but hey, it rides great,...
03-05-12, 10:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,381
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-1938-Schwinn-Param...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-1938-Schwinn-Paramount-Track-Bike-/200720691864?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2ebbe2b298#ht_500wt_1413
Looks like Waterford really nailed the paint job.
02-12-12, 11:37 AM
Replies: 51,774
Views: 6,850,041
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

Knew it existed, but I never saw one of these...

Knew it existed, but I never saw one of these before, thought it might interest one of you...
Suntour Superbe Pro Long Cage....
09-11-11, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,184,963
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-C5pO_PmFBoA/Tm1...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-C5pO_PmFBoA/Tm1FI76XE-I/AAAAAAAAAcU/Kl3bZv0D4DA/s1024/IMAG0056.jpg
Ain't exactly finished, but I can ride it now.
Replaced this bike which was stolen a bit ago......
09-11-11, 05:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,051
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-Kif1SF753Qw/Tm1...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-Kif1SF753Qw/Tm1G3tH-noI/AAAAAAAAAcc/-xm4xfDqMkU/s720/62505_650409866737_48604180_35944634_236956_n.jpg
Was stolen a few weeks ago with the bike it was attached to...
09-06-11, 06:52 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,165
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-XumEPNihK-c/Tma...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-XumEPNihK-c/Tma_JwjCREI/AAAAAAAAAbU/8QLxaygSub0/IMAG0173.jpg (https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-XumEPNihK-c/Tma_JwjCREI/AAAAAAAAAbU/8QLxaygSub0/s288/IMAG0173.jpg)...
08-30-11, 10:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,270
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

I'm looking for a 56-59 I think, somewhere in...

I'm looking for a 56-59 I think, somewhere in that range.
08-29-11, 05:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,270
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

No no, Want to do a 2x? for it, probably with...

No no, Want to do a 2x? for it, probably with downtube shifters, unless I get a visit from Sramta Claus.
I've had a couple friends talk pretty ill over the Raleigh Techniums, they are glued aren't...
08-29-11, 05:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,270
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

Vintage Alu frames?

My work bike recently got stolen, which was a fun but ****ty fixed gear.
I'm trying to find a decent aluminium frame to build up, but I'm not really sure what to be looking out for, I know there's...
07-25-11, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,723
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

I've got a pair in a 26" (559), they're pretty...

I've got a pair in a 26" (559), they're pretty great though.
07-12-11, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,847,296
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

It looks pretty with the classic 30's/London...

It looks pretty with the classic 30's/London style seattube, that's for damn sure.
That one belongs to a friend of mine, rode it a few weeks ago in Philly, it's defenitely a neat bike, but all that...
04-27-11, 10:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 25,918
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

I used the stock headset, but it's very new and...

I used the stock headset, but it's very new and is already spitting rust out at me, so I would recommend getting something else, sealed, in the near future.
It's threadless but it's still caged...
04-27-11, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

Do it, definitely a fun whip. I've got just a...

Do it, definitely a fun whip.
I've got just a normal sierra as my touring frame, but its fantastic for bombing around the city in snow and on ice as well.
Forum: Commuting
04-27-11, 09:48 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 28,975
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-bGph4pyVKug/TaP...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-bGph4pyVKug/TaPo6scRxWI/AAAAAAAAAB4/l_SUOnnZrqo/217551_734349366307_48604180_36794353_4502498_n.jpg
Right after fixing a flat in the morning before leaving the...
Forum: Commuting
04-25-11, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,508
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

Another year later. I got a set of these wheels...

Another year later. I got a set of these wheels for a mountain bike I was building into a touring setup.
Just put a tire on them for the first time, REALLY tough to get set, gave up on 2 wire beads...
04-16-11, 08:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 25,918
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

I got a frameset of theirs off ebay, 90$ shipped,...

I got a frameset of theirs off ebay, 90$ shipped, frame, fork, bb, headset and seatpost.
Built it up with stuff I already had laying around, it's decent, especially for the price, and I just wanted...
04-12-11, 12:22 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,348
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

Wish I'd seen this earlier! Totally would have...

Wish I'd seen this earlier!
Totally would have gotten off work for it.
Damn.
04-12-11, 12:13 AM
Replies: 639
Views: 41,216
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/_-K5fdH5XrAE/TaP...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/_-K5fdH5XrAE/TaPqGSSCrzI/AAAAAAAAACU/xrG_2ObZgzQ/s640/2796871796_2956292d87_o.jpg...
04-12-11, 12:00 AM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 137,444
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/_-K5fdH5XrAE/TaP...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/_-K5fdH5XrAE/TaPo6scRxWI/AAAAAAAAAB4/tL6fsJj75sc/217551_734349366307_48604180_36794353_4502498_n.jpg
Couple days ago.
04-07-11, 04:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,801
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

Had one of these on my touring build for a...

Had one of these on my touring build for a minute, 52/42/30 and 14-28, as long as you weren't shifting like a moron it worked great.
04-07-11, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 866
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

Just get one of these. ...

Just get one of these.
http://leagueofbikepolo.com/sites/lobp.unlockedmedia.net/files/imagecache/500px-wide/polobikes/4334256252_93c0c928b4.jpg
26"s, but oooh dat headtube angle.
You want twitchy!
04-07-11, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 537,232
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

196825196826 A bit on the heavy side but its...

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A bit on the heavy side but its for touring, thing jams real hard though, love the hell out of it.
04-07-11, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,184,963
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5229/5598084305_be8...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5229/5598084305_be8f6d0685_b.jpg
Just finished.
My cheapo-beater build so I don't have to deliver on my touring bike anymore.
Forum: Commuting
04-07-11, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,825
Views: 59,506
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

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Forum: Commuting
03-01-11, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1,825
Views: 59,506
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

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Forum: Commuting
02-14-11, 04:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,052
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

189956 I really love this setup, however most...

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I really love this setup, however most MTBs tend to have a lot of top tube and this might make it feel a little too extreme in the length of the bike, I've got my seat slid pretty damn far...
Forum: Commuting
02-14-11, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,825
Views: 59,506
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

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Forum: Commuting
02-09-11, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,825
Views: 59,506
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

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Forum: Commuting
02-05-11, 05:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 610
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

188838 This was when I was waiting for the...

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This was when I was waiting for the train, only to be told it was delayed over an hour due to the snow, this was...what, Wednesday morning? During the blizzard still, at about 9AM.
I hadn't...
01-10-11, 09:48 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 14,438
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

Pretty confident you've got an 87 there. Mine...

Pretty confident you've got an 87 there.
Mine is an 88 and has the chain stay U brake.
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I got mine for $30, frame, fork, headset with no bearings, both brakes and levers, and that's it, nice...
01-09-11, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

A friend of mine has one on his polo bike. ...

A friend of mine has one on his polo bike.
http://urbanvelo.org/fleetvelo-joust-polo-frame/
Can't speak to long term durability as far as mud/muck but it seems pretty beefy and I've seen it take...
01-07-11, 06:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,262
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

It'll fit as soon as I start linking to the right...

It'll fit as soon as I start linking to the right page.
http://www.schwalbe.com/gbl/en/produkte/rollstuhl/reifen/produkt/?ID_Einsatzbereich=8&ID_Produktgruppe=34&ID_Produkt=110&ID_Artikel=628&info=1...
01-07-11, 06:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,262
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

Well to seal this off, I was able to find these. ...

Well to seal this off, I was able to find these.
http://www.schwalbe.com/gbl/en/produkte/race/produkt/?ID_Einsatzbereich=11&ID_Produktgruppe=47&ID_Produkt=267&ID_Artikel=718&info=1...
01-06-11, 10:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,262
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

Thanks but all those are over 2.0 Far out of...

Thanks but all those are over 2.0
Far out of my range.
Not that I wouldn't use a fatter tire, it simply wont fit.
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Forum: Touring
01-06-11, 09:38 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 288,624
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

185154185155185156185157 It was bare when I got...

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It was bare when I got it, now it's got probably about 2k on it.
Really enjoying it.
88 Schwinn Sierra.
01-06-11, 08:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,262
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

Ok I know this thread is old as **** but I figure...

Ok I know this thread is old as **** but I figure it's always better to rise from the dead with old info behind.

Anyways, I'm trying to find a white tire in 26, cream or light blue might be ok as...
12-27-10, 10:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,008
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

Some class can be found in vintage MTBs. ...

Some class can be found in vintage MTBs.
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Rack has been ordered, went with the Nitto MtCampee for the rear, still not sure what/if should go on the front.
This is an 88 Schwinn...
12-27-10, 07:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 762
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

I'm rocking the VO fenders and it is fantastic,...

I'm rocking the VO fenders and it is fantastic, they clean up real nice too.
Stainless will survive winter just fine I think.
Look so fine as well.
12-26-10, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

Surly or Nitto rack?

Stuck between the Nitto MtCampee and the Surly Nice for my rear rack.
It's going on the blue schwinn (88 Sierra) so the canti mounts on the Campee wont help much because the rear brake is a U on the...
12-26-10, 07:17 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 10,794
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

http://vimeo.com/14007473 I don't know if it...

http://vimeo.com/14007473
I don't know if it counts since it's still cycling, but this is how I spend most of my time.
Watch it in HD and turn up the music.
I also do a bit of Photo but haven't...
12-24-10, 01:19 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 21,955
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

Where is that Cannondale ST800 again? I really...

Where is that Cannondale ST800 again?
I really like the sound of everything going on there.
I would do dirty dirty things to that bike for thousands of miles.
EDIT: Drool.......
12-23-10, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 151,715
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

Most excitedly sent.

Most excitedly sent.
12-23-10, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14,011
Views: 1,259,376
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

Man these are some really beautiful areas. I...

Man these are some really beautiful areas.
I would love to go on a ride with some of you guys.
Anyone know of any scenery like this around northern IL?

Also, I broke 300 miles for December...
12-23-10, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 151,715
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

Yes! This would make my year! No more cold feet...

Yes!
This would make my year! No more cold feet when I'm playing polo!
12-02-10, 02:33 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,764
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

Awful lot of old dudes in a thread about "young"...

Awful lot of old dudes in a thread about "young" C&Vrs.
23 here.
I suppose I like C&V bike because they don't taste like apples.
12-01-10, 01:12 AM
Replies: 6,554
Views: 1,548,166
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

I had to bring this thread up now that it's all...

I had to bring this thread up now that it's all done.
http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs1137.snc4/149963_667410986357_48604180_36281742_1078967_n.jpg...
12-01-10, 12:57 AM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 673,331
Posted By Rob Glatfelter

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/hs137....

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/hs137.ash2/40210_852213405464_12315882_46728335_8187730_n.jpg
My '85 P-8 with its summer long ride friends....
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