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12-20-14, 01:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,529
Posted By mudboy

20 years on and I still hate the look of...

20 years on and I still hate the look of threadless, especially on a road bike.
11-22-14, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,733
Posted By mudboy

My vote would go for a Cannondale M800.

My vote would go for a Cannondale M800.
08-27-14, 04:07 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 103,597
Posted By mudboy

The only carbon fiber frame I've ever owned was...

The only carbon fiber frame I've ever owned was an Allez Epic from the year they were introduced (1988? 1989?)
12-21-13, 10:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,968
Posted By mudboy

Yeah, pretty common. I switched from Fiamme to...

Yeah, pretty common. I switched from Fiamme to Nisi and Ambrosio back in the day for having just this happen to me several times.
11-24-13, 06:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,095
Posted By mudboy

That there is one of my few grail bikes.

That there is one of my few grail bikes.
10-21-13, 05:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By mudboy

Kimpton does this.

Kimpton does this.
10-21-13, 05:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 324
Posted By mudboy

Charlotte, NC - looking for a charity bike

A former student of mine (Senior in HS) recently relocated to Charlotte, NC. His family doesn't have much money and he's looking for a bike so he can get around. I don't think he's picky, but...
09-28-13, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,564
Posted By mudboy

That model Allez is IMO one of the finest bikes...

That model Allez is IMO one of the finest bikes out there.
09-14-13, 05:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,558
Posted By mudboy

Yes it will. Eddy had mechanics that...

Yes it will.

Eddy had mechanics that rewrapped his bars daily.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-08-13, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,690
Posted By mudboy

Look at what Craig Ryan (a regular on Velocipede...

Look at what Craig Ryan (a regular on Velocipede Salon) did here - https://plus.google.com/photos/100087216284951537311/albums/5591851483912615761?banner=pwa

Small shop, lots of organization.
...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-23-13, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,450
Posted By mudboy

Yeah, just don't.

Yeah, just don't.
07-22-13, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 696
Posted By mudboy

Are you considering selling it?

Are you considering selling it?
07-22-13, 06:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 696
Posted By mudboy

Yeah, any of you guys who like something else...

Yeah, any of you guys who like something else over your pre-sale 57-59cm Cinellis, I'll take it off your hands. Seriously. I've owned a couple of 70's Cinellis and even though selling them was...
07-19-13, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 858
Posted By mudboy

I'm pretty sure that I never read that textbook. ...

I'm pretty sure that I never read that textbook. Your bike, set it up the way you want, but to me it looks a couple of degrees shy of a DUIcycle.
07-18-13, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 858
Posted By mudboy

Nice, but I can't be the only one who thinks the...

Nice, but I can't be the only one who thinks the brake lever position and bar angle are more screwed up than a soup sandwich...
06-29-13, 01:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,209
Posted By mudboy

Yeah, you can graft a Deore or XT GS or SS cage...

Yeah, you can graft a Deore or XT GS or SS cage onto a tricolor rear derailleur without any problems. As it was the local (SE VA) fad to run that setup, I did dozens of such grafts/transplants as a...
06-19-13, 05:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,558
Posted By mudboy

Rear U brake. Ouch. And don't ever, ever ever...

Rear U brake. Ouch. And don't ever, ever ever lose or damage that seatpost. Only thing it needs is thumbshifters.

Pete
06-19-13, 05:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,301
Posted By mudboy

It's your bike. Do what you want with it.

It's your bike. Do what you want with it.
06-16-13, 04:50 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 31,281
Posted By mudboy

Specialized Allez steel frames with the fastback...

Specialized Allez steel frames with the fastback seat cluster.
06-11-13, 04:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 900
Posted By mudboy

The 1948 Bianchi was interesting, and the price...

The 1948 Bianchi was interesting, and the price seemed to be more realistic than many of the other things he has for sale. And $2500 for a Gran Sport derailleur, even it it's from the 50's, seems...
06-10-13, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,299
Posted By mudboy

I do, but I'd need a suitable replacement before...

I do, but I'd need a suitable replacement before selling.
06-05-13, 06:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,169
Posted By mudboy

Is the fork original?

Is the fork original?
06-04-13, 06:10 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,439
Posted By mudboy

My $900 Samsung dishwasher (which has turned out...

My $900 Samsung dishwasher (which has turned out to be completely mediocre) uses a 3.5mm allen key for the levelling mechanism...and they didn't include a $%^#@**(! $1 allen wrench with the damned...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-29-13, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By mudboy

Wow, lucky guess on my part, though to be fair my...

Wow, lucky guess on my part, though to be fair my cost breakdown would have been:

$1000 - build frame
$500 - cost of alcohol that it would take for me to deal with customer
Forum: Framebuilders
05-29-13, 05:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By mudboy

I'll do it for $5. It'll cost $1500 if you...

I'll do it for $5.

It'll cost $1500 if you want it to look like a bicycle when it's done.
05-26-13, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,024
Posted By mudboy

You could always email Tim directly, he's...

You could always email Tim directly, he's building as Lighthouse Cycles.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-21-13, 07:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,446
Posted By mudboy

File it out. Problem solved. I hate those...

File it out. Problem solved. I hate those shoulder thingys.
05-21-13, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By mudboy

I remember going to a warehouse sale after...

I remember going to a warehouse sale after Suntour went under and buying a half dozen of those BB's for $10/ea I wish I still had all the stuff I bought that day.
05-02-13, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,618
Posted By mudboy

Nope, just be sure to put a layer of grease...

Nope, just be sure to put a layer of grease betwixt the cups and frame. Be sure to chexck the head tube for cracks with the old headset cups in place, too.
05-02-13, 09:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 839
Posted By mudboy

If it was that tough to remove, I would at the...

If it was that tough to remove, I would at the very least get the threads of your BB shell chased. Exiting rust & corrosion could cause the same problem later on.
04-30-13, 11:08 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 19,538
Posted By mudboy

So are coconut crabs tasty? Inquiring minds want...

So are coconut crabs tasty? Inquiring minds want to know...
04-28-13, 06:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,299
Posted By mudboy

I used to have a Sachs ergo setup. I don't...

I used to have a Sachs ergo setup. I don't remember if it will handle a triple up front or not. I do, however, have a Sachs Quartz long-cage rear derailleur on my wife's bike that works with the...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-27-13, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,012
Posted By mudboy

Looks like a FTW version of a "Big Leg...

Looks like a FTW version of a "Big Leg Emma"
04-22-13, 06:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,902
Posted By mudboy

Looks pretty retro...50.4bcd crank, high flange...

Looks pretty retro...50.4bcd crank, high flange cassette hubset.
04-16-13, 04:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,558
Posted By mudboy

I could see myself driving upwards of 500 miles...

I could see myself driving upwards of 500 miles for that list, if the price was right.
04-15-13, 12:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 882
Posted By mudboy

Honestly, looks like someone shoved one of these...

Honestly, looks like someone shoved one of these http://www.made-in-china.com/showroom/kathy112/product-detailefmxaZnrjYkp/China-Split-Pin-YBE-14300-04401-.html into a cork and called it a day.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-05-13, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,741
Posted By mudboy

Silver solder used for brazing is not silver, it...

Silver solder used for brazing is not silver, it looks quite a bit like brass and has a yellow/gold-ish color. There are special formulations of silver specifically used for fillet brazing stainless...
04-02-13, 05:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,992
Posted By mudboy

Tee shirt and lycra shorts with black Sidi MTB...

Tee shirt and lycra shorts with black Sidi MTB shoes.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-31-13, 06:34 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,710
Posted By mudboy

Frank, I hope you're getting paid in maple syrup!...

Frank, I hope you're getting paid in maple syrup! And that tandem is bad-ass!
03-20-13, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,338
Posted By mudboy

My guess is Columbus "Tretubi" - the three main...

My guess is Columbus "Tretubi" - the three main tubes are SL, the fork and stays are Aelle. I'm pretty sure Ciocc did this for a lower end (non-San Cristobal) line.
Forum: Foo
03-20-13, 07:47 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 13,211
Posted By mudboy

I'm a dog person. Always have been. The only...

I'm a dog person. Always have been. The only cats I had any real contact with were a couple of barn cats we had on the farm to keep the rodent population in check. They took care of themselves.
...
03-17-13, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By mudboy

A PX-610, if you will.

A PX-610, if you will.
03-11-13, 07:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,875
Posted By mudboy

Sharp, but replace those tires. The Schwinn...

Sharp, but replace those tires. The Schwinn Cuicuit tires were horrible, especially in the 700x19's. They'd flat by looking at them.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-11-13, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,174
Posted By mudboy

Would these work? ...

Would these work? http://www.ebay.com/itm/Harley-Chopper-Motorcycle-Frame-Jig-Neck-Alignment-Cones-CB750-Made-In-USA-/111027401246?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item19d9bfb21e&vxp=mtr

No...
03-02-13, 09:44 AM
Replies: 906
Views: 139,745
Posted By mudboy

YOU TAKE THAT BACK, KATIE PERRY IS AN ANGEL SENT...

YOU TAKE THAT BACK, KATIE PERRY IS AN ANGEL SENT FROM HEAVEN.

I watch her videos with the sound turned off.
02-19-13, 07:30 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,957
Posted By mudboy

I've wanted a Ghia since I was a little kid.

I've wanted a Ghia since I was a little kid.
02-05-13, 10:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,122
Posted By mudboy

Any non-Dura Ace 8s STI shifter should work fine....

Any non-Dura Ace 8s STI shifter should work fine. Sachs also made some Campy-bodied 8s shifters that will shift Shimano 8s just fine, but they are rare as hen's teeth at this point.
01-21-13, 03:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,522
Posted By mudboy

http://www.bikestash.com/index.php?cPath=43&osCsid...

http://www.bikestash.com/index.php?cPath=43&osCsid=e9d07da70caa6d8206b95bdc06f779d7
01-13-13, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 615
Posted By mudboy

They were heavy training tires.

They were heavy training tires.
12-23-12, 06:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,094
Posted By mudboy

Those bends look to me to be by design.

Those bends look to me to be by design.
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