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10-12-18, 07:28 PM
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Posted By Broid

My second Merckx, an '02 Team SC, with modern SR...

My second Merckx, an '02 Team SC, with modern SR 11, just under 16 pounds.



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Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-18, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By Broid

So I added a second layer of rim tapes, (Stan's)...

So I added a second layer of rim tapes, (Stan's) and went to the gas station to use their compressor. No go. Came home and tried a CO2 inflator and that popped the tires into the rim. BUT, they won't...
07-01-18, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2,267
Views: 408,371
Posted By Broid

Thanks J!

Thanks J!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-18, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By Broid

Thanks guys, I'll try the soapy water, didn't...

Thanks guys, I'll try the soapy water, didn't need that to get the tires on the rims. I'm going to add another layer of rim tape as well. Maybe a run to the gas station as all I have is inflators....
06-29-18, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2,267
Views: 408,371
Posted By Broid

Parlee Altum R, Campy EPS, Schmolke TLO...

Parlee Altum R, Campy EPS, Schmolke TLO 45'shttps://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/schmolke_45_9a26d07c7d26024c887d1bd6e21226e1816d2537.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-18, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By Broid

Mounting Vittoria Tubeless on Boyd Altamonts

Looking for some tips here. I own a pair of Boyd Altamont Lites, absolutely love these wheels!! I've been using Schwalbe Pro One tires which makes for a very fast combination. No trouble mounting...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-17, 09:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,353
Posted By Broid

I didn't. They were built by Fairwheel... ...

I didn't. They were built by Fairwheel...

https://fairwheelbikes.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-17, 07:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,353
Posted By Broid

I think these are Sapim X-rays. Don't know about...

I think these are Sapim X-rays. Don't know about the nips. They are straight, fast and light. Tune hubs are smooth as butter. No problems at all. Love these wheels so much I bought Schmolke 45 TLO...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-16, 12:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,353
Posted By Broid

First ride, short, about 32 miles and a couple...

First ride, short, about 32 miles and a couple thousand feet of climbing, so good descending too. Again, 1040g (TLO 30 tubular, Veloflex carbon tires) for the wheelset (Tune hubs) put together by the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-16, 04:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,353
Posted By Broid

"schmolke"

"schmolke"
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-16, 04:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,353
Posted By Broid

LOVE the G+ series tires, I have them on my other...

LOVE the G+ series tires, I have them on my other wheels. Unfortunately Vitoria has not figured out how to make a G+ tubular with an all black sidewall. Are you listening Vitoria? How hard can that...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-16, 12:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,353
Posted By Broid

Thanks Robert, I have a guy locally that glues...

Thanks Robert, I have a guy locally that glues all my tubulars for me, super secure and my favorite part, super clean!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-16, 11:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,353
Posted By Broid

Good question, but honestly I find the aero...

Good question, but honestly I find the aero benefits to be so minimal as to be unnoticeable for me. I've tried quite a few combinations on my Zipp 202's and Easton EC90's. My interests now are weight...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-16, 11:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,353
Posted By Broid

Starting off with Veloflex carbon 23's...

Starting off with Veloflex carbon 23's...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-16, 12:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,353
Posted By Broid

30x25.4 20/24 Crazy light...I'll post a...

30x25.4

20/24

Crazy light...I'll post a ride report asap...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-16, 06:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,353
Posted By Broid

Parlee Altum R

Parlee Altum R
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-16, 05:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,353
Posted By Broid

Schmolke TLO Tubulars in da house!

From the super nice folks are Fairwheel. 1040g on my scale. I'll get them glued up this week and post a ride report asap...


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Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-16, 06:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By Broid

Right, but "anthracite" is not black. I have...

Right, but "anthracite" is not black. I have them, they are gray...Come on Vittoria!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-16, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By Broid

You bet, ride safe...

You bet, ride safe...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-16, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By Broid

Check out Pro Bike Kit too...a few bucks less...

Check out Pro Bike Kit too...a few bucks less...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-16, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By Broid

Sure, the psychological factor is when I put new...

Sure, the psychological factor is when I put new tires on the are SUPPOSED to be fast I go faster because I think I'm supposed to. Past that with these tire, they ARE fast. As to the durability...
11-10-16, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,500
Posted By Broid

I ride that stretch all the time, I live in HMB....

I ride that stretch all the time, I live in HMB. The highway is very good compared with some, nice should for 90% of the way to Santa Cruz. The back roads are the best!
11-10-16, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,234
Posted By Broid

I live in HMB, steer clear of Skyline, just my 2...

I live in HMB, steer clear of Skyline, just my 2 cents. The highway from HMB to Santa Cruz is great and for almost all of it there is a nice wide shoulder. The back roads between HMB and SC are even...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-16, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By Broid

Using them for a few months now and love them! I...

Using them for a few months now and love them! I transitioned from Conti's to Michelein's to the Vittoria's. Super nice ride quality, great handling and my favorite point is these are just plain fast...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-16, 01:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,190
Posted By Broid

Thank you!

Thank you!
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