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02-01-12, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By nateintokyo

The thumb paddle works but the pointer finger...

The thumb paddle works but the pointer finger trigger doesn't. I'll give it another shot, and then in frustration switch out for some old m732's in friction ;)
02-01-12, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By nateintokyo

I popped open the cover (held by three bolts) and...

I popped open the cover (held by three bolts) and with the cover off it seemed to click normally. I just lubed things and will reattached the reach mech and give it a shot.
02-01-12, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By nateintokyo

XTR m952 brake/shift combo....right shifter with no clicks?

Hi everyone.

I have a mtb with late 90s XTR m950-series components. The shifters are integrated with the brake levers and are underbar "rapidfire plus" with one trigger for the thumb and one for...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-11, 01:36 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,004
Posted By nateintokyo

Buncha old ones: ...

Buncha old ones:

http://i1236.photobucket.com/albums/ff459/_supernate_/IMG_2487.jpg
http://i1236.photobucket.com/albums/ff459/_supernate_/IMG_2465.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-11, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By nateintokyo

If your DiamondBack Master TG is anything like a...

If your DiamondBack Master TG is anything like a Centurion IronMan Master then the bigger problem is frame clearance. Going from 23-32c in my experience is not usually a problem on the rim-side, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-11, 03:37 PM
Replies: 26,528
Views: 16,296,292
Posted By nateintokyo

:) I hear the Ronald thing......and I like...

:) I hear the Ronald thing......and I like it--there are too many boring black/white/red road bikes.

But in my defense on the tires, the first set I mounted were black. On the first ride out,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-11, 08:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,301
Posted By nateintokyo

In a small Jandd saddle bag (this one:...

In a small Jandd saddle bag (this one: http://www.jandd.com/detail.asp?PRODUCT_ID=FMTKB):

two tire levers, multi-tool, patch kit, and lately a little Ritchey torque wrench since I've been fiddling...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-11, 05:22 PM
Replies: 26,528
Views: 16,296,292
Posted By nateintokyo

Thanks for the comments on the IF guys. It is my...

Thanks for the comments on the IF guys. It is my first "new" bike in about 20 years, and I am really really enjoying it :)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-11, 12:18 PM
Replies: 18,750
Views: 3,737,920
Posted By nateintokyo

Lezyne pressure drive in red :) ...

Lezyne pressure drive in red :)
http://static.koo-bikes.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/l/e/lezyne_pressure_red.jpg_1.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-11, 09:59 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,399
Posted By nateintokyo

my recently finished IF Crown Jewel SE with Campy...

my recently finished IF Crown Jewel SE with Campy Chorus....still dialing in stem fit, hence the uncut steerer. 50 miles in the last two days, and it rides like a dream. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-11, 07:49 PM
Replies: 26,528
Views: 16,296,292
Posted By nateintokyo

my recently finished IF Crown Jewel SE with Campy...

my recently finished IF Crown Jewel SE with Campy Chorus....still dialing in stem fit, hence the uncut steerer. 50 miles in the last two days, and it rides like a dream :)211441211439211442211440
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Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-11, 03:02 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 9,943
Posted By nateintokyo

I've been vegan for 15 years. I take vitamins and...

I've been vegan for 15 years. I take vitamins and supplements sporadically, but mostly I try to eat a good balance of greens and beans (and everything else). I've never felt underpowered or weak, and...
06-17-11, 02:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 926
Posted By nateintokyo

I think that came out well. But please tell me...

I think that came out well. But please tell me that you aren't riding the bike with the seat like that.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-11, 02:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,370
Posted By nateintokyo

Beautiful bike! I second the 'keep it...

Beautiful bike!

I second the 'keep it vintage' idea. Save a bit more and get a modern bike too? The Davidson certainly is very sweet as it is.
If you are going modern, alternatively, I'd want to...
06-08-11, 07:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,476
Posted By nateintokyo

Like others said, asking price is much different...

Like others said, asking price is much different than *sold* price.

I just finished piecing together an early DA bike, mostly in black. Took a while but wasn't ridiculously expensive....(I mean,...
06-08-11, 01:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 774
Posted By nateintokyo

Silca Pista is venerable. I have one of...

Silca Pista is venerable.

I have one of these (SKS Rennkompressor) with one of these (Hirame chuck):
http://www.roadcyclinguk.com/news/images/Rennkompressor_EVA_lo.jpg
+...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-11, 11:45 PM
Replies: 26,528
Views: 16,296,292
Posted By nateintokyo

Believe it or not, on Boston's Craigslist. And in...

Believe it or not, on Boston's Craigslist. And in my size. And....after I sold the Casati and random Campy bits I bought with it....or free :)

Sourcing the parts took about a year though.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-11, 03:03 PM
Replies: 26,528
Views: 16,296,292
Posted By nateintokyo

This one: 1981 Chris Chance Criterium A...

This one:

1981 Chris Chance Criterium

A couple build threads with LOTS more pics:
MTBR's VRC forum (http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.php?t=639018)...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-11, 10:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,832
Posted By nateintokyo

I was hit by a motorcycle once. I was making a...

I was hit by a motorcycle once. I was making a turn in an intersection, and so was a taxi that was coming the other way. The motorcycle came from behind the taxi to make the same turn, and plowed...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-11, 03:53 PM
Replies: 18,750
Views: 3,737,920
Posted By nateintokyo

This! Almost here.... ...

This! Almost here....

http://www.bikerumor.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/kent-eriksen-sweetpost01.jpg
06-05-11, 03:49 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,224
Posted By nateintokyo

Gotta be this one. But I am about to finish a...

Gotta be this one. But I am about to finish a modern counterpart....

http://i1236.photobucket.com/albums/ff459/_supernate_/chance1.jpg...
06-05-11, 09:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 576
Posted By nateintokyo

A geared bike!? Save your pennies and get...

A geared bike!?

Save your pennies and get a new Centaur or Athena alloy 10/11 speed set. Gorgeous stuff, and you can transfer it to your new frame once you get tired of getting beat up by the...
06-05-11, 01:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,773
Posted By nateintokyo

very nice! (but rotate those bars down! ....or...

very nice! (but rotate those bars down! ....or get a shorter stem if it is a reach issue)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-11, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,073
Posted By nateintokyo

Oy vey....my current build is rounding out 4K. I...

Oy vey....my current build is rounding out 4K. I guess that is what you get for piecing things together. IF Crown Jewel SE, Chorus 11, WI hub/Aerohead wheels and too many nice little extra bits :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-11, 04:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,804
Posted By nateintokyo

When I was in college I often rode an expensive...

When I was in college I often rode an expensive bike to campus and locked it up. To restate a couple points:

1. get some locking skewers (or at least allen key ones) instead of quick releases for...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-11, 03:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,558
Posted By nateintokyo

Lifetime warranty is obviously good until the...

Lifetime warranty is obviously good until the frame fails. Once it fails, its lifetime is over, hence, no more warranty! Ugh....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-11, 08:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,353
Posted By nateintokyo

Just drink a lot before your ride so you can...

Just drink a lot before your ride so you can forgo those bottle-anvils.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-11, 08:36 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 14,710
Posted By nateintokyo

Fine, maybe you are just blithely ignorant. ...

Fine, maybe you are just blithely ignorant.

The "joke" (that has been around for a while) is about unconventional but phonetically-spelled names that some black people have. The joke is that a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-11, 07:50 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 14,710
Posted By nateintokyo

Okay, explain the 'joke' please---I'm not getting...

Okay, explain the 'joke' please---I'm not getting it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-11, 06:35 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 14,710
Posted By nateintokyo

And with a racist username for the occasion....

And with a racist username for the occasion. Lame.

Where I live there are rough neighborhoods. 4th worst crime in the nation according to the FBI, 14 homicides already this year, and seven...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-11, 08:09 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,151
Posted By nateintokyo

Baby Bjorn! ...

Baby Bjorn!
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_tiqphXByf6U/Sgx76E1l4II/AAAAAAAAAK0/DyWIGDGKteE/baby_bjorn_original_carrier_midnight_blue.jpg
Incidentally.....my dog is named Elvis too. He does okay on rides...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-11, 08:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,986
Posted By nateintokyo

Dunno, I like the fire of Talisker.

Dunno, I like the fire of Talisker.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-11, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By nateintokyo

38.1 is huuge though. I think you'd find more...

38.1 is huuge though. I think you'd find more stem options at 31.8mm.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-11, 06:28 PM
Replies: 18,750
Views: 3,737,920
Posted By nateintokyo

Most expensive boxes I've ever bought---and the...

Most expensive boxes I've ever bought---and the first time I've ever bought a whole group instead of piecing things together :) :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-11, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18,750
Views: 3,737,920
Posted By nateintokyo

This set of boxes: ...

This set of boxes:
http://i1236.photobucket.com/albums/ff459/_supernate_/chorus.jpg

Which will be going on this frameset:
http://i1236.photobucket.com/albums/ff459/_supernate_/IF.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-11, 09:22 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,341
Posted By nateintokyo

Chorus 11, Dura Ace 7200 black, XC Pro, XT...

Chorus 11, Dura Ace 7200 black, XC Pro, XT m730/XTR mix, DA track/Sugino......
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-11, 04:55 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,640,878
Posted By nateintokyo

What I rode today: 1984 3Rensho SuperRecord...

What I rode today: 1984 3Rensho SuperRecord Export, mixed group of Superbe Pro, NR, Maillard, DA.
http://i1236.photobucket.com/albums/ff459/_supernate_/IMG_1685.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-11, 09:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,218
Posted By nateintokyo

....with a Hirame chuck.

....with a Hirame chuck.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-11, 05:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,101
Posted By nateintokyo

I second the recommendation for Winter Cycles....

I second the recommendation for Winter Cycles. Eric does gorgeous work. His head tube 'window' treatment is phenomenally good looking and are his hand-shaped lug stuff. Really good guy to work with,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-11, 06:23 PM
Replies: 26,528
Views: 16,296,292
Posted By nateintokyo

That Land Shark is great! Slawta is on my want to...

That Land Shark is great! Slawta is on my want to get a frame done-someday list of builders. Really cool stuff. I must say I would have wanted a fillet brazed one though...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-11, 06:22 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 33,950
Posted By nateintokyo

By adding something substantive.

By adding something substantive.
Forum: Foo
01-19-11, 10:12 AM
Replies: 800
Views: 49,476
Posted By nateintokyo

http://ifbikesblog.blogspot.com/2009/06/ferrari-in...

http://ifbikesblog.blogspot.com/2009/06/ferrari-inspired-frameset.html

:)
12-05-10, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By nateintokyo

Your best bet is First Flight Bikes/MOMBAT. They...

Your best bet is First Flight Bikes/MOMBAT. They got a new run of Timbuk II's made for them by Panaracer, and recently some Ritchey ZMax's, although with a modern sidewall sticker.

The Timbuk II's...
12-05-10, 01:49 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 172,758
Posted By nateintokyo

Duh. Mi-ki-su-to ---the frame is a mixte! ...

Duh. Mi-ki-su-to ---the frame is a mixte!

http://www.google.com/images?client=safari&rls=en&q=ミキスト%E3%80%80自転車&oe=UTF-8&um=1&ie=UTF-8&source=og&sa=N&hl=en&tab=wi&biw=1258&bih=602
12-05-10, 01:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,230
Posted By nateintokyo

Are we talking tires that you can fit in your...

Are we talking tires that you can fit in your general use SS road bike or fixed gear? Those pics are barely rideable with a road bike anway---can't fit much larger than CX tires.

I'd rather ride...
11-04-10, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,429
Posted By nateintokyo

Nice. I am also on the lookout for one.......but...

Nice. I am also on the lookout for one.......but preferably a really really garish one :)
10-08-10, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,406
Posted By nateintokyo

Turning the stem backwards seems like a really...

Turning the stem backwards seems like a really really bad idea. Post some pics! :)

The binding issue you are describing might be due to cable lengths for your shifters and brake levers. I don't...
10-08-10, 04:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,258
Posted By nateintokyo

I see quite a few, but my city has a LOT of...

I see quite a few, but my city has a LOT of one-way streets that require big out-of-way riding and salmoning is just faster. I can understand the idea, even if I don't really do it myself (much).
10-08-10, 02:44 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 172,758
Posted By nateintokyo

Very very nice! The box arrived this morning--the...

Very very nice! The box arrived this morning--the seller had it already packed and ready to go. I assembled, greased up and wiped down, pumped up the tires, changed the seat, and put on some pedals...
10-08-10, 01:44 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 172,758
Posted By nateintokyo

3Rensho! ...

3Rensho!
http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=172887&d=1286566433
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