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12-31-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 566
Posted By ccinnz

Thanks for all the responses. Bike is booked into...

Thanks for all the responses. Bike is booked into a LBS who have said they can re-align it and I will order a spare hanger as well.
Many thanks
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12-30-20, 02:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 566
Posted By ccinnz

Bent rear dropout... I think!

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Hi All


I had a little fall on my Guru Praemio, titanium frame, on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 971
Posted By ccinnz

The method I commonly use is when the pedal is in...

The method I commonly use is when the pedal is in the bottom position you should be able to extend your leg straight with your heel down. Then when riding with flatter pedals you will have a slight...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 04:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,230
Posted By ccinnz

Thank you all, lotís of good advice for me to...

Thank you all, lotís of good advice for me to take on board.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,035
Posted By ccinnz

I don't want to sound condescending, but sit...

I don't want to sound condescending, but sit on/try a few and buy the one that's the comfiest. Seat bone width +20mm etc... is a good initial guide but it is not the be all and end all and everybody...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,230
Posted By ccinnz

Tubular advice please...

Hi All

I've inherited an old HED Jet/Deep tubular wheelset. They already have tyres glued on that are pretty much in as new condition. My question relates to puncture prevention/repair.

The...
01-09-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 685
Posted By ccinnz

Brooks Cambium C13... any users out there

Hi All
Are there any C13 users out there?
I am looking to put a C13 on one of my bikes and am wondering if anyone has had any compatibility issues with the oval rails and their seatpost.
I have...
Forum: Foo
11-18-19, 02:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,643
Posted By ccinnz

Just carried out a controlled experiment here in...

Just carried out a controlled experiment here in Auckland NZ and unfortunate the results are inconclusive. Flushed the loo and the water seemed to just go down straight, no swirling! Will try a sink...
07-14-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,943
Posted By ccinnz

Thanks for your responses... very helpful

Thanks for your responses... very helpful
07-11-19, 11:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,943
Posted By ccinnz

Carbon chip repair

Hi All

I've noticed a chip/graze on the underside of my crossbar. Photos below. The flash maybe makes it look a little worse than it is!

I'm 99.99% sure this hasn't gone through to the carbon...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-19, 12:19 AM
Replies: 27,028
Views: 17,243,728
Posted By ccinnz

My new, second hand, Colnago CLX. Just made road...

My new, second hand, Colnago CLX. Just made road ready today for itís first ride...
06-19-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,052
Posted By ccinnz

High vis etc... all go without saying But,...

High vis etc... all go without saying

But, for me, the most safe thing you can do when riding, for yours and others safety, is have good road sense/awareness and be able to cohabitate with...
Forum: Triathlon
05-26-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,354
Posted By ccinnz

Thanks... I did just buy an ISM PN2.1 on our NZ...

Thanks... I did just buy an ISM PN2.1 on our NZ auction site a couple of days ago. Hopefully it will work out.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-19, 02:57 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 380,673
Posted By ccinnz

Auckland Harbour New Zealand ...

Auckland Harbour New Zealand
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04-09-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 26,752
Posted By ccinnz

This is my late 80's Avanti (NZ heritage) Giro......

This is my late 80's Avanti (NZ heritage) Giro... Full Shimano Ultegra TriColor, I resprayed it BRG and added a Brooks Swift...
...
Forum: Triathlon
04-09-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,354
Posted By ccinnz

Saddle recommendations...

Hi All

I am training for an the Taupo Ironman 70.3 this December, and will be doing the bike leg on a Trek Speed Concept 7, circa 2012 vintage. Have never been comfortable on aero bars, but have...
01-21-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By ccinnz

Converting TT Bike to drops... shifters

Hi
I have a Trek Speed Concept 7 TT bike from circa 2012.
https://archive.trekbikes.com/us/en/2012/Trek/speed_concept_7_0_2012#/us/en/2012/Trek/speed_concept_7_0_2012/details
I've never really got...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-18, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By ccinnz

All good thanks, rain pretty much the whole...

All good thanks, rain pretty much the whole day... apart from my feet I stayed warm and dry with undervest, arm warmers and a shower proof jacket.
Time of just shy of 7 hours which was my target
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-18, 03:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By ccinnz

Thanks They're forecasting 19 degrees (C)...

Thanks
They're forecasting 19 degrees (C) approx 70 F... So nice cycling temp... won't be getting cold.
Unfortunately my current road shoes are a pair of very nice leather Viittoria Legends... may...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-18, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By ccinnz

I'm totally on board with the change of socks......

I'm totally on board with the change of socks... thanks, great idea.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-18, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By ccinnz

Possible rain for 160km event

Hi All

I have a 160km cycle event this weekend, the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge in NZ.

I completed it last year on a nice sunny day, but this year they are forecasting rain.

I'm a bit...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-18, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3,013
Views: 848,460
Posted By ccinnz

Thanks... after 660km the saddle is starting to...

Thanks... after 660km the saddle is starting to break in nicely.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-18, 12:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,380
Posted By ccinnz

Take a look at the Swallow and Swift models. The...

Take a look at the Swallow and Swift models. The Swallow is very sleek and low profile sports cycling saddle. The Swift is also pitched as a racing saddle, I have a Swift on a vintage steel framed...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-18, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3,013
Views: 848,460
Posted By ccinnz

I actually bought it second hand new/unused. It's...

I actually bought it second hand new/unused. It's 62cm frame and i'm 6'... I like a more Eddie/French fit and have always liked a large frame. I also prefer to do more distance cycling and am not...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-18, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3,013
Views: 848,460
Posted By ccinnz

This is my Guru Praemio R... I have posted this...

This is my Guru Praemio R... I have posted this here before, but have recently made some upgrades.
Swapped out the Fizik saddle for a Brooks Team Pro in honey and matching honey Brooks Microfiber...
07-08-18, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,344
Posted By ccinnz

Thanks... There is an Avanti shop near where i...

Thanks... There is an Avanti shop near where i work, but i think that anything form the 80's has been reduced to the annals of history now.

Finished the do-up (not calling it a restoration as not...
05-30-18, 12:15 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,656
Posted By ccinnz

No chain rub, in any gear...

No chain rub, in any gear...
05-29-18, 11:58 PM
Replies: 2,830
Views: 695,926
Posted By ccinnz

Before... ...

Before...
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After......
05-29-18, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2,293
Views: 852,378
Posted By ccinnz

This is my 1989 Avanti Giro... New Zealand...

This is my 1989 Avanti Giro... New Zealand constructed bike with Reynolds 531 tubing and full Shimano 600 Ultegra groupset. I bought this for $95NZD, it was white with lots of surface rust and a...
05-15-18, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,085
Posted By ccinnz

...sorry, meant this to go in the regular classic...

...sorry, meant this to go in the regular classic and vintage forum, not appraisals.
05-15-18, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,085
Posted By ccinnz

Shimano 600 Ultegra (Tri color) replacement hoods

Hi All

Does anyone have a good recommendation for replacement hoods for the Shimano 600 Tricolor Ultegra aero hoods.

Mine are white and pretty ruined, and while I can find original ones they...
05-05-18, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,344
Posted By ccinnz

Many thanks for this, and I do think you have hit...

Many thanks for this, and I do think you have hit the nail on the head here. A few other similarities between the brochure pics and my bike are:

- Seat post. Mine had a similar one with the...
05-03-18, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,344
Posted By ccinnz

Many thanks, this has been extremely informative....

Many thanks, this has been extremely informative. The steering tube is currently all masked up for spraying, but will have a look once the tape comes off next weekend. We have a bike make in NZ...
05-01-18, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,344
Posted By ccinnz

Thanks... I should have realised that.

Thanks... I should have realised that.
05-01-18, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 971
Posted By ccinnz

I had thought about a thick white band around the...

I had thought about a thick white band around the seat post and down tube, but think I will go all green first and see how I feel.
05-01-18, 07:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,344
Posted By ccinnz

Help!... with identify bike frame manufacturer

Hi All
I have purchased what I believe to be a late 80's (around '87) road bike which I am currently in the process of re-furbing, and am trying to identify who the frame manufacturer is/was.
A few...
05-01-18, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 971
Posted By ccinnz

Thanks all... I'm going to be going for what is...

Thanks all... I'm going to be going for what is called Deep Brunswick Green... not an official British Racing Green variant, but pretty close.
The reason for my choice is that Wattyl have a spray...
05-01-18, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By ccinnz

Thanks all... looks like i'm going to be rust...

Thanks all... looks like i'm going to be rust cleaning/removing...
04-26-18, 02:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By ccinnz

A bit rusty

A bit rusty
04-26-18, 12:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By ccinnz

That is a very good idea. Thanks

That is a very good idea. Thanks
04-25-18, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By ccinnz

Shinamo 600 Tricolor replacement components

Hi

I'm currently `doing up' an, I believe, '87 vintage road bike of unknown frame manufacturer (more on that in a later post), and am looking to source some replacement parts. It has a full...
04-15-18, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 971
Posted By ccinnz

Colour recommendation

Hi All
I picked up the below road bike and am looking at getting the frame sand blasted and then I'll do a home respray.
I'm not sure of the frame manufacturer, but am pretty sure it is circa 1987....
03-27-18, 05:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,286
Posted By ccinnz

I'm old school... chalk

I'm old school... chalk
Replies: 8
Views: 2,491
Posted By ccinnz

It's a working bike for $25... If you're going to...

It's a working bike for $25... If you're going to ride it, of course it's worth it.
03-15-18, 03:26 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 11,872
Posted By ccinnz

I was bought up in London and now live in NZ......

I was bought up in London and now live in NZ... In the UK there is no requirement to wear a cycle helmet and I never did, and never felt unsafe. Though I had ridden bikes round the streets from a...
03-14-18, 05:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,071
Posted By ccinnz

For $50 just take the punt and see how you get on...

For $50 just take the punt and see how you get on with it... if it doesn't work out i'm sure someone will take it off your hands for the same
03-14-18, 05:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,012
Posted By ccinnz

The sounds of the road, or the repetitive...

The sounds of the road, or the repetitive 1-to-100 cadence count in my head if i'm climbing
03-14-18, 12:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,079
Posted By ccinnz

I had the same thing. In the end I swapped...

I had the same thing.

In the end I swapped out by 100mm stem for a 120mm stem and this has really helped the issue.

The shorter stem meant my heavier, than my arms, torso was further forwards...
03-14-18, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,388
Posted By ccinnz

If your new to road cycling don't get too...

If your new to road cycling don't get too ingrained in all the various tube dimensions and lengths... in the big scheme of things it's over thinking things unless your some kind of elite cyclist.
...
03-11-18, 01:02 PM
Replies: 17,401
Views: 1,886,798
Posted By ccinnz

My ride took me from Auckland's west coast,...

My ride took me from Auckland's west coast, through the city and over to the north shore on the ferry.
It was a beautiful late summer's day, about 23 degrees no wind and a big drop in humidity vs...
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