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03-13-12, 09:32 AM
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Posted By onetwentyeight

Do it. Jason did a fine job designing these...

Do it. Jason did a fine job designing these bikes and it really shows when you get on one and ride it.
03-12-12, 11:55 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,228,055
Posted By onetwentyeight

dkv2ck - So far so good. This is my first time...

dkv2ck - So far so good. This is my first time experimenting with the larger rims and the thing I notice the most is the good cornering. There's some extra traction there and I can feel what my...
03-12-12, 11:24 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,228,055
Posted By onetwentyeight

The levers are from TRP. A wound up track fork...

The levers are from TRP. A wound up track fork is the same as their road fork but with the drop out flipped backwards to bring in the rake. They offer them undrilled for the purists. I think it's...
03-12-12, 10:15 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,228,055
Posted By onetwentyeight

1001 - Thanks. Hale is a cool guy and very...

1001 - Thanks. Hale is a cool guy and very talented. I hope he gets some attention to his work, I like supporting the local guys.

Connor - I wasn't familiar with that frame. I see the...
03-12-12, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,228,055
Posted By onetwentyeight

I'm not sure I understand your comment.

I'm not sure I understand your comment.
03-12-12, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,228,055
Posted By onetwentyeight

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01-08-12, 12:02 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 15,677
Posted By onetwentyeight

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09-03-10, 09:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 37,193
Posted By onetwentyeight

my rule has been bikes with handlebar bags get...

my rule has been bikes with handlebar bags get the cables exiting near the stem. brake lever routing is irrelevant.
09-01-10, 09:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 37,193
Posted By onetwentyeight

I went as far to drill my handlebars to run...

I went as far to drill my handlebars to run internal housing and have them coming out near the stem. I chose this method for both aesthetics and to keep the cables from the bar ends from avoiding...
08-31-10, 10:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 890
Posted By onetwentyeight

? 25.5" = 65cm It's a big frame....but not that...

? 25.5" = 65cm It's a big frame....but not that big

185's would be in proportion to the frame size. I'm 6'2" and ride a 60-62cm, though as I get older I prefer the larger frame proportions. My...
08-31-10, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 890
Posted By onetwentyeight

Well yes, you can do it... The question is why. ...

Well yes, you can do it... The question is why. I run anything from 170 to 175 depending on what kind of riding (track 170, road and cx 172.5, mountain 175) I'm 5'11" for what its worth. 185 is ...
08-31-10, 08:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 890
Posted By onetwentyeight

185? 68cm? Are you of very strange proportions?...

185? 68cm? Are you of very strange proportions? Most 6'4" people I know can be fit comfortably to bikes with ~60cm top tubes and run 175mm cranks. I like bar end shifters over down tube, for what...
08-31-10, 09:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,639
Posted By onetwentyeight

Very carefully and check to check... tiny...

Very carefully and check to check... tiny apartments and a willingness to live in bad neighborhoods...
08-30-10, 12:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,540
Posted By onetwentyeight

Am I the only one who looks at that bike and...

Am I the only one who looks at that bike and thinks the decals should read "goliath?"
08-29-10, 11:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By onetwentyeight

I have only built one set of wooden wheels but I...

I have only built one set of wooden wheels but I found using washers from Ric at Wheel Fanatik helped a lot in helping keep tension even. I imagine without them the heads of the nipples can seat...
08-17-10, 08:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,341
Posted By onetwentyeight

the cable pull required for cantilevers is...

the cable pull required for cantilevers is different then that of vs. you either need v specific levers or a travel agent (which is a PITA to set up). V's do stop better than Cantis, but I think if...
08-15-10, 02:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,055
Posted By onetwentyeight

Can't be a luddite posting on an internet forum,...

Can't be a luddite posting on an internet forum, now can we?

by your measure im a spy from the road forum.
08-14-10, 09:55 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 150,064
Posted By onetwentyeight

Thanks. It will rise again, but not until im at...

Thanks. It will rise again, but not until im at a point in my life where I dont live paycheck to paycheck.

Until then, heres another one of mine, I've posted it before but people seem to like...
08-14-10, 09:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,308
Posted By onetwentyeight

Having two phil wood tools so you can work both...

Having two phil wood tools so you can work both cups at the same time makes centering the bb a cinch.
08-14-10, 09:34 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 150,064
Posted By onetwentyeight

I've had that frame for 5 years and its been...

I've had that frame for 5 years and its been built up several different ways, none of which I look at now and wish to share, really. I was newer to vintage bikes then but had a good eye for...
08-14-10, 09:08 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 34,194
Posted By onetwentyeight

It came like that. I got lucky on a NOS set that...

It came like that. I got lucky on a NOS set that had been misspelled on ebay. I ordered the chainrings from Bicycles Specialities in Canada. I'm more of a beausage and paint chip guy than polish...
08-13-10, 09:59 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 150,064
Posted By onetwentyeight

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my stan miles track frame.
08-12-10, 12:13 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 34,194
Posted By onetwentyeight

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Freewheel: IRD 14-32 6 speed
Crankset: TA Pro 5 50-46-30
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07-22-10, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,038
Posted By onetwentyeight

I havent assembled a Noah but I have assembled a...

I havent assembled a Noah but I have assembled a fair number of bikes where no ferrule is used. If you wish to use a ferrule anyway, you can hunt down some 5mm ID to 5mm OD step down ferrules.
07-22-10, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,099
Posted By onetwentyeight

why dont you try degreasing the inside of the...

why dont you try degreasing the inside of the seat tube, and reinstalling the post using carbon assembly compound instead (grease with a bit of grit to it).
07-19-10, 08:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 985
Posted By onetwentyeight

This just is a sign of a dirty freehub body. ...

This just is a sign of a dirty freehub body. Pull the freehub and clean and relube with heavy mineral oil. In the base of the Mavic hub there is also a rubber seal that has two sections, one thick...
07-19-10, 08:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,854
Posted By onetwentyeight

I use a Silca pro pista but swapped the chuck for...

I use a Silca pro pista but swapped the chuck for one from a Japanese company called Hirame. I've never used anything better.
07-19-10, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By onetwentyeight

I use Yokozuna cable kits on my cross bike and...

I use Yokozuna cable kits on my cross bike and they definitely stiffened up the brake feel and got rid of a little mush compared to how they were before. It didn't shoot my braking into the...
03-25-10, 08:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,883
Posted By onetwentyeight

"First, I like to be able to walk in shoes when I...

"First, I like to be able to walk in shoes when I get off the bike"

Thats what mountain or trekking shoes are for. Ive spent full days at the shop I work at in my cycling shoes when forgetting my...
03-24-10, 09:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,883
Posted By onetwentyeight

Heh. Well, I have no video but its easy to...

Heh. Well, I have no video but its easy to visualize...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2332/2479063140_12463dbf4c.jpg

see that tab on the back cage?? you just catch that underneath the ball of...
03-24-10, 09:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,883
Posted By onetwentyeight

toe clips? as the cage is hanging down, roll...

toe clips? as the cage is hanging down, roll your foot back on the tab on the back cage and pop your foot in...

clipless depends on the pedal, but its generally catch the front of the cleat on...
03-24-10, 09:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,883
Posted By onetwentyeight

So much misinformation in this thread... ...

So much misinformation in this thread...

Mountain pedals are my recomendation for new cyclists who are trying to ride seriously. Once acclimated to they are easier and safer to get in an out of...
03-17-10, 09:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,329
Posted By onetwentyeight

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03-17-10, 09:28 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,329
Posted By onetwentyeight

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03-08-10, 11:39 PM
Replies: 23,167
Views: 2,655,266
Posted By onetwentyeight

thank you. Ive tilted the bars down a little...

thank you. Ive tilted the bars down a little since those photos. it feels a lot like an old motorcycle cockpit, low, but with a square wrist position. the frame is a hair big for me so between the...
03-08-10, 10:23 PM
Replies: 23,167
Views: 2,655,266
Posted By onetwentyeight

I was told when I bought it it was a Flyer from...

I was told when I bought it it was a Flyer from the mid 40s previously owned by a British olympian who used it as a training bike. I had it set up as a regular track bike for a while, but eventually...
03-08-10, 12:27 AM
Replies: 23,167
Views: 2,655,266
Posted By onetwentyeight

How did I never post in this thread? ...

How did I never post in this thread?

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01-23-10, 08:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,080
Posted By onetwentyeight

A few past and present... ...

A few past and present...

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11-07-09, 09:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,005
Posted By onetwentyeight

French bikes have really stupid bottom bracket...

French bikes have really stupid bottom bracket threading. Italian bikes have really REALLY stupid bottom bracket threading.

Alot of the differences depend on the era as well. Italians had...
11-07-09, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By onetwentyeight

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11-02-09, 10:19 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,362
Posted By onetwentyeight

stay away from my carlton! :lol:

stay away from my carlton! :lol:
10-19-09, 07:59 AM
Replies: 16,100
Views: 1,671,601
Posted By onetwentyeight

of course. good stuff. my current favorite is...

of course. good stuff. my current favorite is templeton rye whiskey but its awfully spendy.
10-18-09, 10:27 PM
Replies: 16,100
Views: 1,671,601
Posted By onetwentyeight

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sometimes you have to grab a few friends, a fancy bottle of bourbon, and climb a big hill.
10-13-09, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,080
Posted By onetwentyeight

I've been using ceramic open pros on my cross...

I've been using ceramic open pros on my cross bike for the last year. Love em! I imagine I'll get 2-3 times the regular lifespan out of these rims based off how they look after a year of daily...
10-05-09, 10:32 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,316
Posted By onetwentyeight

you would benefit from having a handlebar...

you would benefit from having a handlebar designed to work with the ergo levers. ideally the transition from the top of the bar to the top of the shifters would be ergonomic, almost mirroring the...
09-25-09, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,033
Posted By onetwentyeight

emj got it. shim the cleat. a good bike shop...

emj got it. shim the cleat. a good bike shop should have some cleat shims and be able to help you install them properly.
09-23-09, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By onetwentyeight

http://jtekengineering.com/shiftmate.htm ...

http://jtekengineering.com/shiftmate.htm

jtek shiftmate model #2
09-23-09, 10:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,085
Posted By onetwentyeight

I like the challenge clincher tires a lot. ...

I like the challenge clincher tires a lot.

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09-12-09, 10:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,596
Posted By onetwentyeight

no... joshua thayer. shares a studio with matt...

no... joshua thayer. shares a studio with matt feeney who does the pass and stow racks and used to make the panfried frames.
09-11-09, 03:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,596
Posted By onetwentyeight

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3517/3220813999_d4b...

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Custom frame made by a friend, wound up fork. crank bros headset, handbuilt wheels (chris king to ceramic open pro). Paul neo retro...
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