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Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-14, 11:45 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,897,582
Posted By thirdgenbird

You win. I retract my bell statement.

You win. I retract my bell statement.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-14, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,897,582
Posted By thirdgenbird

Disclaimer: the following is only my opinion. ...

Disclaimer: the following is only my opinion.

Warm but not quite hot. It's only my opinion, but I think it would look killer with a brown leather saddle, brown grips, tan sidewall tires, and a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-14, 10:28 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,897,582
Posted By thirdgenbird

Exactly.

Exactly.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-14, 10:19 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,897,582
Posted By thirdgenbird

Me? He can ban me. I don't care. I would like him...

Me? He can ban me. I don't care. I would like him to point out where I insulted or mistreated anyone though.



im fine with slammed, but once the drops go below the top of the wheel, it looks...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-14, 10:10 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,897,582
Posted By thirdgenbird

Of course it's my opinion. Why did you make your...

Of course it's my opinion. Why did you make your opinion such a statement of fact?



in my opinion ​it has everything to do with the look of his bike.

where did I insult anyone? Where did I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-14, 10:04 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,897,582
Posted By thirdgenbird

I get that. My vote is not. I'm not trying to...

I get that. My vote is not. I'm not trying to reinvent anything. Personal fit issues don't automatically make something attractive. You won't win a car show with a farm truck because your occupation...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-14, 09:21 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,897,582
Posted By thirdgenbird

It most certainly does. Overall bike proportions...

It most certainly does. Overall bike proportions are one of the key elements in appearance, often more so than actual component selection.

his back may mandate the fit (that's fine, it really is)...
04-19-14, 04:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 81,839
Posted By thirdgenbird

Timely. My tange frame from above is good enough...

Timely. My tange frame from above is good enough that I decided its going back together.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-14, 08:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,590
Posted By thirdgenbird

You are more than welcome to your opinion, just...

You are more than welcome to your opinion, just realize, the failure rates bosox sited are pretty universal. I know a number of shop owners that have said failure rates on sram parts far outnumber...
Forum: Touring
04-18-14, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By thirdgenbird

Most cassettes are steel. Expensive ones do have...

Most cassettes are steel. Expensive ones do have ti cogs, and aluminum ones exist, but steel accounts for nearly every one.

chainrings are so large that aluminum lasts quite a while. Steel...
04-15-14, 06:11 AM
Replies: 7,816
Views: 2,302,944
Posted By thirdgenbird

Italuminium is correct. there are three...

Italuminium is correct.

there are three solutions for 8spd campy and modern wheels

1. shimano freehub and a shimano 7spd cassette. You loose a cog, but spacing (5mm) is identical so shifting is...
04-13-14, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7,816
Views: 2,302,944
Posted By thirdgenbird

I often wondered if that was the case... ...

I often wondered if that was the case...

anything special about the 11?

whats the thickness of the spacers?
04-09-14, 10:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,069
Posted By thirdgenbird

As the kids would say, OMG! I'm a picket...

As the kids would say, OMG!

I'm a picket guy, but I'm not sure I would change a thing. What wheelset is that?

Edit: ok, I've got one suggestion, I feel obligated. Paul components skewers. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-14, 06:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,560
Posted By thirdgenbird

That's great. I was worried you may have gotten...

That's great. I was worried you may have gotten forgotten.

now that shimano makes hydraulic di2, others should have a pretty straight forward option. You could put a bar end tt shift lever (front)...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-14, 10:54 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,897,582
Posted By thirdgenbird

Agree. I'm not a decal fan, and that's not a...

Agree. I'm not a decal fan, and that's not a pretty decal. I would either do no decals, or one black one per wheel per side.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-14, 04:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,560
Posted By thirdgenbird

How was the recall handled?

How was the recall handled?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-14, 11:20 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,897,582
Posted By thirdgenbird

Do it. It's an ugly logo.

Do it. It's an ugly logo.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-14, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10,290
Views: 2,861,215
Posted By thirdgenbird

I love the idea.

I love the idea.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-14, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10,290
Views: 2,861,215
Posted By thirdgenbird

Chorus 10 on a Silk Road?!

Chorus 10 on a Silk Road?!
04-01-14, 07:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 662
Posted By thirdgenbird

A gold star 650 with clip ons would do just fine.

A gold star 650 with clip ons would do just fine.
04-01-14, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 662
Posted By thirdgenbird

I am more of a triumph guy, but I may have been...

I am more of a triumph guy, but I may have been there ;)

oh, and if it were the 70s, I would try long hair.
04-01-14, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 662
Posted By thirdgenbird

Thanks! I am currently working with the seller....

Thanks! I am currently working with the seller. Not everything is locked down yet. If I think everything is going to go through, I will let you know.


Robbie and Grady, I can't even imagine what...
03-31-14, 10:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 662
Posted By thirdgenbird

Maybe not...

Maybe not...
03-31-14, 04:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 662
Posted By thirdgenbird

Anyone?

Anyone?
03-31-14, 12:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 662
Posted By thirdgenbird

I may need someone to facilitate in memphis

I did a search on the facilitator's thread and came up dry. If anyone is willing to help coordinate a purchase and shipment, please let me know.
03-31-14, 05:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,658
Posted By thirdgenbird

Agreeing with above.

Agreeing with above.
03-30-14, 08:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,847
Posted By thirdgenbird

Or my wife... She threw on one of my Campagnolo...

Or my wife... She threw on one of my Campagnolo caps and it just worked. I'm guessing she will make habit of it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-14, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 156,682
Posted By thirdgenbird

Because 7400 series DA with downtubes looks...

Because 7400 series DA with downtubes looks perfect on there. It is also shimano's best contribution to the sport.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-14, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 156,682
Posted By thirdgenbird

I was mainly giving you a hard time. Both bikes...

I was mainly giving you a hard time. Both bikes are hot. Tires? I love veloflex masters. Not the most durable, but the price is good and the ride is sublime.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-14, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 156,682
Posted By thirdgenbird

I like the jeans and t-shirt bike better i...

I like the jeans and t-shirt bike better

i would swap tires, saddle and pedals :)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-14, 06:38 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-14, 03:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,356
Posted By thirdgenbird

There is nothing wrong with veloce. 100% the...

There is nothing wrong with veloce. 100% the fault of the mechanic.

i would also recommend mounting your bottle cages to the frame and not the seatpost. Those styles of bottle holders don't have a...
03-30-14, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7,816
Views: 2,302,944
Posted By thirdgenbird

That gets my vote too. Silver shimano derailleurs...

That gets my vote too. Silver shimano derailleurs and silver veloce shifters. The end result will look and work great on a pretty slim budget.
03-29-14, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7,816
Views: 2,302,944
Posted By thirdgenbird

Option A: Sell it to me. my first road bike...

Option A: Sell it to me.

my first road bike was a tiny bianchi with the same paint.

If option a is out, I would consider shimano or microshift downtube shifters. If integrated is a must, look...
03-29-14, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,658
Posted By thirdgenbird

Get pictures of the dust caps on the end. I'm not...

Get pictures of the dust caps on the end. I'm not sure if it will tell us anything, but worth a shot.

CDA was second to the top. Chorus was right under but became second when CDA went away....
03-29-14, 09:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,658
Posted By thirdgenbird

I think the CDA hub was used on chorus for a year...

I think the CDA hub was used on chorus for a year or so after CDA went away. The record OR hub also used the steel shields. The missing skewer would have given more info. :)

I you are not selling...
03-29-14, 08:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,658
Posted By thirdgenbird

Nope. End caps are different and the spoke hold...

Nope. End caps are different and the spoke hold are. Not recessed as far. This was the hub after c-record.

actually, it could be CDA or chorus depending on the year...

whatever the the case, it...
03-29-14, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,658
Posted By thirdgenbird

Looks like 90s (8spd) era record

Looks like 90s (8spd) era record
03-27-14, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6,528
Views: 587,852
Posted By thirdgenbird

Nice haul. i got: pink campagnolo cap ...

Nice haul.

i got:
pink campagnolo cap
aqua campagnolo cap
record 10 triple RD
03-25-14, 06:18 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 129,004
Posted By thirdgenbird

This is unbelievably hot.

This is unbelievably hot.
03-24-14, 10:19 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 129,004
Posted By thirdgenbird

Nice results :)

Nice results :)
03-22-14, 10:02 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 85,165
Posted By thirdgenbird

1983 Mexico (not original): ...

1983 Mexico (not original):
http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk177/thirdgenbird/Mexico/3A3D9C2E-75AB-466A-A75A-D581C3786EE4-2946-000003B5A02E7B38_zps90915d51.jpg
03-22-14, 04:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,290
Posted By thirdgenbird

I second that vote

I second that vote
03-21-14, 08:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,824
Posted By thirdgenbird

My dad has a later 10spd set with the black...

My dad has a later 10spd set with the black finish. A touch heavy, but great wheels.

as noted, Kinlin makes a deep rim. H plus son also has the SL42 rim. It's heavy, but that the nature of 42mm...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-14, 11:09 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,897,582
Posted By thirdgenbird

It has always been great, but you finally landed...

It has always been great, but you finally landed on how I would build it.

how was over torque?
03-19-14, 09:20 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,516
Posted By thirdgenbird

Somewhere I saw an independent test and eurus...

Somewhere I saw an independent test and eurus wheels were among the stiffest wheels in the very large group.
03-19-14, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By thirdgenbird

It's amazing how many times shimano has changed...

It's amazing how many times shimano has changed the dura-ace freehub.
03-18-14, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By thirdgenbird

Negative. The shimano hub design will not...

Negative. The shimano hub design will not accommodate the deeper splines.

there was the brief 7800 deep spline shimano hub (almost a campy copy) but I don't recall a campy spline version and it...
Replies: 7
Views: 977
Posted By thirdgenbird

Yes, those are early spinergy rev-x wheels that...

Yes, those are early spinergy rev-x wheels that have been painted.

dont ride or sell them.

im ok with riding a clean late rev-x wheels but the early ones have some weaknesses and paint can hide...
03-17-14, 05:59 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,516
Posted By thirdgenbird

Thanks. If it fits 28s, it could be around a...

Thanks. If it fits 28s, it could be around a while.
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