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09-30-13, 12:39 AM
Replies: 609
Views: 211,348
Posted By Puget Pounder

How about someone in Maricopa/Chandler, AZ (near...

How about someone in Maricopa/Chandler, AZ (near Phoenix)? Thanks!
09-28-13, 05:59 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 211,348
Posted By Puget Pounder

Could use some help in Eugene, OR, if you are...

Could use some help in Eugene, OR, if you are available. Would greatly appreciate it. It's not a bike or bike frame, so it's fairly easy to ship!

Thanks!
06-04-13, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,205
Posted By Puget Pounder

I was watching your build over at Paceline. Looks...

I was watching your build over at Paceline. Looks like a blast! Haven't spent too much time on these forums nowadays, but gotta tie up loose threads like this. The A23s are the beez kneez. Not as...
06-04-13, 01:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,205
Posted By Puget Pounder

Update: My friend who builds frames for fun...

Update:

My friend who builds frames for fun has offered to build me a frame at cost + whatever I want to gift him. It will be a lugged disc all-arounder with a sloping top-tube. It will be my rain...
05-23-13, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,645
Posted By Puget Pounder

Sorry mate, you are right on all counts. ...

Sorry mate, you are right on all counts.

Good point on head tube. Lack of understanding on my part.

I used "physical length" because I needed a different word than "effective", as to not...
05-23-13, 12:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,645
Posted By Puget Pounder

Keep in mind a couple of things about matching...

Keep in mind a couple of things about matching fit... For a bike with EQUAL top tube lengths:

1. Changing the angle by 1 degree, adds/subtracts 1 cm from the TT length. Steepening the STA by 1...
05-15-13, 12:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,204
Posted By Puget Pounder

I did work on one side first and then went to the...

I did work on one side first and then went to the other. I guess I wasn't too cautious about it since it was a junker frame anyways. Kind of like a trial for coldsetting another nice frame that I...
05-14-13, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 802
Posted By Puget Pounder

+1 on tension. Your tension needs to be slightly...

+1 on tension. Your tension needs to be slightly higher as the cogs are designed to throw the chain one way or the other to facilitate shifting. On flat ramps, the chain will stay on much easier.
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05-13-13, 05:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,518
Posted By Puget Pounder

If you want to get a bit more aero, how bout the...

If you want to get a bit more aero, how bout the A23s in silver? I built up a set around some campy hubs and love them. Probably too modern though, huh?

Here they are in 650B, but they sell in...
05-12-13, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,204
Posted By Puget Pounder

Got a little hamfisted when Coldsetting...

So I have this old unknown HiTen frame. It was 126 and I wanted to coldset it to 135 because I have some XT/Open Pro wheels lying around. Thought this could make a nice beater for my brother. Was...
05-07-13, 08:29 PM
05-07-13, 12:07 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 16,059
Posted By Puget Pounder

Agreed, that's why I mentioned the silver rival...

Agreed, that's why I mentioned the silver rival too. I was really just suggesting silver cranks to complete the "fly" factor.
05-07-13, 11:40 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 16,059
Posted By Puget Pounder

Well, that should be true of all our bikes,...

Well, that should be true of all our bikes, right? ;)
05-07-13, 10:43 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 16,059
Posted By Puget Pounder

Nice looking ride. I think a silver rival crank...

Nice looking ride. I think a silver rival crank or an alloy UT campy crank would bring this all together.
05-06-13, 10:27 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,232
Posted By Puget Pounder

That stem is almost as bad. I bet this bike rode...

That stem is almost as bad. I bet this bike rode like ****.
05-06-13, 10:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,612
Posted By Puget Pounder

+1 you don't have to use a DA RD with the DA 9s...

+1 you don't have to use a DA RD with the DA 9s shifters.
05-01-13, 10:55 PM
Replies: 8,003
Views: 2,492,111
Posted By Puget Pounder

The pin stripe on the lugs really makes this pop....

The pin stripe on the lugs really makes this pop. How come the fork wasn't done? I assume the striping was your doing. I think leather wrap to match the saddle would really bring this together, but...
05-01-13, 04:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,067
Posted By Puget Pounder

That and ths thread was posted 3 years ago.

That and ths thread was posted 3 years ago.
05-01-13, 01:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,104
Posted By Puget Pounder

Ah I forgot, you won't be back in WA for a while...

Ah I forgot, you won't be back in WA for a while right? Yeah, there is quite a bit of climbing to get there, which isn't helped by the Italian manly-man gearing. The morning commute has been frigid....
05-01-13, 10:49 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,104
Posted By Puget Pounder

I planned it so I left straight from work and did...

I planned it so I left straight from work and did south side of the lake and cut over through I-90 back to UW. Beautiful day for a ride, but it wasn't exactly warm by the end of the ride. Good thing...
05-01-13, 10:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,710
Posted By Puget Pounder

I agree. I think this would be one of the few...

I agree. I think this would be one of the few times where you can put these parts on a frame you were intending to sell and get more than piecing out. In my market, any CV steel bike fitted with...
04-30-13, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8,003
Views: 2,492,111
Posted By Puget Pounder

I might hit you up on that.... The only thing is...

I might hit you up on that.... The only thing is that the locknut will still be silver though.



Oh yes, clipless for sure. Just gotta get him riding first. He's going to need the rise for the...
04-30-13, 04:37 PM
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Posted By Puget Pounder

Thanks, any suggestions other than what I...

Thanks, any suggestions other than what I mentioned?
04-30-13, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By Puget Pounder

Gomango has one. He might be able to help.

Gomango has one. He might be able to help.
04-30-13, 12:49 PM
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Posted By Puget Pounder

That was the aim, thanks!

That was the aim, thanks!
04-30-13, 12:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,104
Posted By Puget Pounder

1st pic is SLU close to REI, 2nd is indeed the...

1st pic is SLU close to REI, 2nd is indeed the Lockes, and the 3rd is Discovery Park. Beautiful places - I need to ride through Magnolia more often. I imagine that I'd probably box up the old 8s...
04-30-13, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8,003
Views: 2,492,111
Posted By Puget Pounder

Well, it's hard to follow up the Colnago. Here is...

Well, it's hard to follow up the Colnago. Here is a trek 2300 that I built for my brother with everything that I had on hand. Tiagra shifters, ultegra FD, 105 RD, 105 brakeset, FSA energy crank (one...
04-30-13, 12:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,104
Posted By Puget Pounder

Just some pics from some recent rides. I threw...

Just some pics from some recent rides. I threw some speedplays on there, and man, what a difference. Took advantage of a nice day and did some dirt/gravel trails.

Question - how would you guys...
04-30-13, 09:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,178
Posted By Puget Pounder

Those are fly, thanks!

Those are fly, thanks!
04-29-13, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By Puget Pounder

There aren't "small" differences from brand to...

There aren't "small" differences from brand to brand. A 58 in one brand can be way different than a 58 in another. There is also no difference between how bikes are sized now and back then. Bike...
04-29-13, 12:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,892
Posted By Puget Pounder

Very true with one caveat. For smaller riders...

Very true with one caveat. For smaller riders where the range of fit is not as great as normal-sized riders, angles become increasingly important. a 1 degree angle change can be a drastic change and...
04-28-13, 05:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,892
Posted By Puget Pounder

Stack and reach for the win: ...

Stack and reach for the win:

http://fitwerx.com/stack-and-reach
04-26-13, 10:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,417
Posted By Puget Pounder

Oh good, another DP vs SP thread.

Oh good, another DP vs SP thread.
04-25-13, 12:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,417
Posted By Puget Pounder

Burn the witch.

Burn the witch.
04-22-13, 03:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,989
Posted By Puget Pounder

Regals FTW. I ride Aliantes and find them fairly...

Regals FTW. I ride Aliantes and find them fairly similar should anyone find this useful.
04-18-13, 11:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,439
Posted By Puget Pounder

It does look too big for you, especially with...

It does look too big for you, especially with that stubby stem. If you need a longer one, might as well get a nice one to match the lines of the bike! And hell, a silver seatpost too.
04-17-13, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By Puget Pounder

Agreed. I have switched them out twice over the...

Agreed. I have switched them out twice over the past 2 months, and that's probably too much. Just trying to figure out what I like.



Perhaps you are right and that it's in my head. I do notice...
04-16-13, 06:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,805
Posted By Puget Pounder

:) I am pretty sure someone did this a few...

:)

I am pretty sure someone did this a few months ago and then the Colonel did the ol' LMGTFY on them.
04-16-13, 05:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,805
Posted By Puget Pounder

first search on google:...

first search on google: http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/828885-Show-us-your-1x-drive-bikes-(pics-pics-pics)

"show us 1x bikeforum"

Didn't feel snarky enough to do a LMGTFY
04-16-13, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By Puget Pounder

Does anyone switch between clipless and toe clips on the same bike?

When I built up my de rosa, I put chorus (maybe victory?) pedals on it and duplicated the setup on my Litespeed, which I was professionally fitted for. Same saddle-BB setback, reach, etc... I even...
04-15-13, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,989
Posted By Puget Pounder

As I was scrolling down reading the comments, I...

As I was scrolling down reading the comments, I wondered how long it would take for someone to point this out.

EDIT: Picture - see how there's the curved washer? that clamps down on the stay to...
04-12-13, 05:55 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 15,205
Posted By Puget Pounder

I have one pair that I used quite a bit when I...

I have one pair that I used quite a bit when I first started biking. I found them necessary because of poorly fitting bikes. As I refined my fit, I didn't find the use for them and realized that I...
04-12-13, 12:29 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 15,205
Posted By Puget Pounder

Microtex without gel is the best. I also roll...

Microtex without gel is the best. I also roll without gloves. Glove tans are for nancies ;)
04-09-13, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,212
Posted By Puget Pounder

From Sheldon: Most stems have a "minimum...

From Sheldon:

Most stems have a "minimum insertion" mark that shows how high it may safely be set. If you can see this mark, the stem is too high. If your stem doesn't have such a mark, a good...
04-08-13, 05:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,373
Posted By Puget Pounder

Hm, I'm not able to see a WW build without some...

Hm, I'm not able to see a WW build without some compromises.

Can you go 700C on this if this was built for 27"? Is there enough adjustment room?

You'd have to get a carbon 700C fork, which will...
04-08-13, 04:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,775
Posted By Puget Pounder

I believe Somas are built in Taiwan. Soma...

I believe Somas are built in Taiwan. Soma Smoothies are great bikes.
04-08-13, 02:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,969
Posted By Puget Pounder

http://www.vandesselsports.com/?page_id=17 I...

http://www.vandesselsports.com/?page_id=17

I believe I see an area on the DS stay that can separate.
04-08-13, 12:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,969
Posted By Puget Pounder

That is a SWEET rig. Reminds me of the volagi: ...

That is a SWEET rig. Reminds me of the volagi:

http://brimages.bikeboardmedia.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Volagi-Viaje-steel-disc-brake-road-bike01.jpg
04-05-13, 05:31 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,119
Posted By Puget Pounder

You think that's the point, because that was my...

You think that's the point, because that was my point! :thumb: But I don't think all bikes in this category are clunky. The Bianchi Volpe is often compared to the CC and is a better feeling bike IMO....
04-05-13, 11:34 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,119
Posted By Puget Pounder

+1 on All City, SOMA, or Salsa on this one. ...

+1 on All City, SOMA, or Salsa on this one.

I had a CC and it was porky and uninspiring, so I sold it. However, it is super versatile. If I had one fall into my hands again, I'd probably have some...
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