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Posted By gldnedge

Couple additional pics. A few parts may be...

Couple additional pics. A few parts may be different currently, however at least you can see some basic detail.

http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g68/gldnedge/DSC_0049.jpg
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Posted By gldnedge

I'm at work until 7pm EST, so I'll give the...

I'm at work until 7pm EST, so I'll give the complete rundown this evening. The basics: ~60cm frame, Phil Wood hubs on Mavic rims, Sugino cranks, Brooks saddle (chrome rails), White Industries...
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Posted By gldnedge

Vintage Pinarello cyclocross Q's

I purchased this Pinarello 4-5 years ago to meet my then SS needs. I'm wondering if eBay is the best selling option, or perhaps here? As far as I know it's a somewhat rare bird - I've never seen...
05-03-11, 07:40 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

I'm glad nobody suggested a campy group...

I'm glad nobody suggested a campy group retrofit.....prices are nuts on that stuff. Parting it out makes sense....
05-03-11, 05:45 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

What would YOU do?

I have a vintage Pinarello cyclocross I'm interested in selling. The only downside....it's a SS. Do you feel it would be worth it to invest in the appropriate vintage component group before listing...
12-23-09, 02:33 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

Ya know....I think you're right. Jeez! Now...

Ya know....I think you're right.

Jeez! Now I need to spring for a crankset...the little lady isn't going to like this. Thank goodness she has good cheer this time of year!
12-23-09, 02:30 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

A chase & face seems far more...

A chase & face seems far more important/meaningful now...

Thank you.
12-23-09, 12:06 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

I have not, but it didn't seem to matter with the...

I have not, but it didn't seem to matter with the Shimano outboards.

Nice thought, BTW! That's why I'm here...
12-23-09, 10:30 AM
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Posted By gldnedge

Interesting. I'll measure using that method...

Interesting.

I'll measure using that method when I return from work...does sound easy/logical.


I had to ask myself why in the world I needed to use provided Chris King spacers to begin with??...
12-23-09, 10:18 AM
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Posted By gldnedge

It's internally threaded. Actually, this is it: ...

It's internally threaded. Actually, this is it:

http://rbikes.com/product/bontrager-rl-gxp-road-crankset-50-34-50922-1.htm

Pedals same distnance from centerline? I didn't know that. Thank...
12-23-09, 09:51 AM
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Posted By gldnedge

Chris King BB install (binding problem)

Installed a Chris King road bottom bracket on my Surly Cross Check.....

Used one metal spacer per bearing cup as it gave me the best looking chainline. Most applications are 2 spacers on drive...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-09, 01:30 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

Hehe....thanks for the support :) I DO...

Hehe....thanks for the support :)

I DO appreciate all the responses, though. I would not have asked if I didn't want to opinions.

I would like to stress, however, that my CrossCheck is a good...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-09, 06:57 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

I totally understand what you're saying... I...

I totally understand what you're saying...

I was going for pure comfort when I purchased this frameset. Consider this CC as a "general purpose" bicycle, bordering on mini-touring bike. It's...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-09, 06:46 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

Bontrager Race VR. Tried several, these felt...

Bontrager Race VR.

Tried several, these felt the best.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-09, 11:43 AM
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Posted By gldnedge

Battleship for bass fishing....I see the error of...

Battleship for bass fishing....I see the error of my ways. LOL

I was having "ultimate" thoughts when I posted the thread, and I have certainly reconsidered after reading the responses above. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-09, 02:45 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

Maybe I should have added to the top post that I...

Maybe I should have added to the top post that I have a perfectly wonderful set of Easton EA90 SL's....but that's not the wheel for the kind of riding I do on this bike?

Looking primarily for Phil...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-09, 02:18 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

Chris or Phil...

Recently I said to myself, I said: "Self, which bike brings you the most pleasure and best suits your daily needs?" Myself replied: "Duh!...the Crosscheck you idjit!" Hmmmm, can't argue...great...
09-21-09, 10:20 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g68/gldnedge/aar...

http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g68/gldnedge/aaronpinny.jpg

Now....actually "today"
08-26-09, 06:53 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

This is why my Surly is wearing Paul...

This is why my Surly is wearing Paul brakes....the canti post spacing was too narrow on the orange bike. Kinda made me sad.....especially when I saw how perfect the Paul's looked on the Pinarello. ...
08-26-09, 02:14 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

The rims are Alexrims ACE-19 laced to Tiagra...

The rims are Alexrims ACE-19 laced to Tiagra hubs:

http://thaimtb.com/webboard/388/194220-1.jpg

Tires are Schwalbe Marathon Plus 700x38:
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08-26-09, 02:06 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

Lovin' all the suggestions.... Thanks.

Lovin' all the suggestions....

Thanks.
08-25-09, 11:01 AM
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Posted By gldnedge

And that ain't the half of it. ;) Thank...

And that ain't the half of it. ;)

Thank you.

Aaron
08-25-09, 10:53 AM
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Posted By gldnedge

Since I mentioned it.....here's my Surly w/ the...

Since I mentioned it.....here's my Surly w/ the Paul brakes (which were first purchased for the Pinarello). Don't gimme too much sheet for posting a bike w/ gears.
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08-25-09, 10:34 AM
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Posted By gldnedge

You're right....no statement is worth a damn w/o...

You're right....no statement is worth a damn w/o pics:

http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g68/gldnedge/DSC_0101.jpg






LOL! And I just noticed that my back brakes are disconnected. ...
08-24-09, 06:23 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

Just wanted to mention that my Pinarello...

Just wanted to mention that my Pinarello cyclocross is now wearing Pasela tires, 700 x 28.

Thanks so much for the suggestion! I'm debating on the beautiful Honjo fenders but I don't see the...
08-10-09, 03:35 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

I like your taste! Thanks.

I like your taste! Thanks.
08-10-09, 03:03 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

I'm keeping her on the road.... Any other...

I'm keeping her on the road....

Any other suggestions?
08-10-09, 03:01 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

I figured my point would be understood.....no...

I figured my point would be understood.....no biggie.

I want to change tires on this bike. I need something more appropriate for the build. What would you suggest?

Thanks!
08-10-09, 02:53 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

What tire would YOU run?

All you get is a picture:

http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g68/gldnedge/DSC_0063-1.jpg
08-10-09, 02:10 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

Selecting the correct tire

I'm using these Bontrager Select tires for the short term (needed SOMETHING to ride on) but would like to make the bike look more period correct.

My first thought is a Ruffy Tuffy, however I'm...
07-21-09, 06:36 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

Babe Ruth (bicycle riding expert) put a cabbage...

Babe Ruth (bicycle riding expert) put a cabbage leaf under his hat during games in hot weather. He changed it out every other inning.

Give it a shot....
07-21-09, 06:32 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

Great find. Orange bikes are superfast.

Great find.

Orange bikes are superfast.
07-21-09, 06:29 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

Oh...what the hell: ...

Oh...what the hell:

http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g68/gldnedge/PinarelloB.jpg
07-21-09, 05:43 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

Thanks. I rode around the neighborhood this...

Thanks.

I rode around the neighborhood this afternoon (it's all I had time for) and I must say the drops are a better ergonomic fit. I'll find another use for the moustache bars.

I only wish I...
07-21-09, 03:54 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

Think I'm going to agree here... I tried a...

Think I'm going to agree here...

I tried a hipster look originally. In all honesty, the drops not only look better, they ride/feel better. End of story. I'm also diggin' the orange/black thing....
07-21-09, 01:54 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

Trying new bars....Nitto Grand Raunoneur. ...

Trying new bars....Nitto Grand Raunoneur.

Think I like 'em better:

http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g68/gldnedge/PinarelloB.jpg
07-08-09, 11:13 AM
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Posted By gldnedge

You picked-up on my gross miscalculation.... ...

You picked-up on my gross miscalculation....

Yeah, I was WAY off the mark. To this day, I haven't a clue what was going through my mind at the time of launch. Wish I could take this one back as...
07-08-09, 08:43 AM
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Posted By gldnedge

High rate of speed... trying to bunnyhop the one...

High rate of speed... trying to bunnyhop the one lane alley ahead. Came-up a tad shy of the mark and slammed front wheel into curb flipping me and the bike forward. Landed chin first, breaking...
07-06-09, 08:53 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

LOL! I love my front-brake-only...

LOL!

I love my front-brake-only "frankentownie"

This hideous 1 X 9 is now wearing a tacky set of plastic fenders which only makes it MORE ugly to those interested only in aesthetics.

Truth...
07-06-09, 07:18 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

I finished my "new" single speed and wanted to...

I finished my "new" single speed and wanted to post a picture before I get it all dirty. :O)

http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g68/gldnedge/DSC_0048.jpg
06-30-09, 06:32 PM
06-28-09, 01:57 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

Yeah, it's a beauty as shown....but I need to...

Yeah, it's a beauty as shown....but I need to make it my bike, so to speak.

Mustache bars simply because it's going to be more of a townie than anything else...and I like the upright comfort. I...
06-28-09, 09:22 AM
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Posted By gldnedge

I'll have BIG, clear pics in a week or two. ...

I'll have BIG, clear pics in a week or two. It'll look more townie with my changes.
06-28-09, 08:38 AM
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Posted By gldnedge

Waiting for delivery of first SS

It's a fact of life....nothing ships fast enough.

Recently purchased my first SS bicycle and should have it this week. The wait is tearing me up! Oh well.....boo-hoo's won't speed the...
06-22-09, 12:18 AM
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Posted By gldnedge

In that case, my front wheel is correct. The...

In that case, my front wheel is correct. The rear uses the same hub, but it's a Campy hoop. I'll do some searching for Ambrosio Montreal rims. I certainly appreciate the help!

As a side...
06-21-09, 10:58 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

Thanks. It's my version of a 1 X 9, the...

Thanks.

It's my version of a 1 X 9, the front derailleur is simply a guide. All parts were either given to me or were just laying around the basement. The frame is nasty (honestly pulled from a...
06-21-09, 10:50 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

Tis pretty high, isn't it? I'm nursing a little...

Tis pretty high, isn't it? I'm nursing a little shoulder problem at the moment which forces me to raise the stem a bit. It'll go back down very soon.

Aaron
06-21-09, 08:03 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

I have the bike you described: ...

I have the bike you described:

http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g68/gldnedge/Frankenbike.jpg

Dumpster save w/ some modern conveniences. I'll spare you the close-up pictures....wouldn't want...
06-21-09, 07:54 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

Sixty Fiver- Thanks for the Miele history...

Sixty Fiver-

Thanks for the Miele history lesson , much of this I did not know.

FWIW, This bike only set me back $356. Not bad, all things considered.

Aaron
06-21-09, 07:47 PM
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Posted By gldnedge

Thanks for all the comments, folks. I get...

Thanks for all the comments, folks.

I get the feel now for what should become of my Miele.

Something I should have mentioned: I have a new set of Easton EA90SL 10spd wheels and the Ultegra...
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