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12-04-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By acoustophile

1985 Bianchi Classica setup as a "do everything"...

1985 Bianchi Classica setup as a "do everything" SS rig with 38c tires...
09-12-22, 10:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By acoustophile

it looks like your tensioner is too slack. I'd...

it looks like your tensioner is too slack. I'd remove some links from the chain and run the tensioner more horizontal at maybe 45 degrees so it catches the chain once it's fully engaged to the cog.
08-14-22, 11:04 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 19,122
Posted By acoustophile

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07-16-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 19,122
Posted By acoustophile

nice cramerotti ...

nice cramerotti
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05-04-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By acoustophile

I tend to keep the remains of the chain after I...

I tend to keep the remains of the chain after I shorten it just in case situations like this arise. Outside of buying a new chain, your local LBS should have single links for sale. I've added a half...
05-02-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5,263
Views: 3,709,370
Posted By acoustophile

Originally found this Bianchi Piaggio (circa 1985...

Originally found this Bianchi Piaggio (circa 1985 i think) in the trash in 2008. Rode it as a fixed gear, couriering for a few years (before upgrading to actual track bikes) then it sat rusty in...
04-19-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,937
Posted By acoustophile

I've ridden 40c tires on velocity deep v's...

I've ridden 40c tires on velocity deep v's through snowy conditions with no issue. It's a myth that you need a wider rim for a wider tire. The other way around is a huge nope though.
Also:...
04-14-22, 12:02 AM
Replies: 4,701
Views: 791,451
Posted By acoustophile

Nice bikes but zip-tying a lizard to the seat...

Nice bikes but zip-tying a lizard to the seat tube is jackass tbh
03-05-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 19,122
Posted By acoustophile

New rack and bars. ...

New rack and bars.

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02-05-22, 09:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,677
Posted By acoustophile

38c Panaracer Paselas on my big tire beater bike ...

38c Panaracer Paselas on my big tire beater bike
25c schwalbe Durano's on my Cramerotti Track
23c gatorskins on the NJS Vivalo
38c Gravelkings on the gravel bike

I'd rather have a more puncture...
10-29-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By acoustophile

I have a mix of formula, paul and phil wood hubs...

I have a mix of formula, paul and phil wood hubs and they're all the same size of 6000 10x26x8 sealed.
10-22-21, 12:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 960
Posted By acoustophile

WI have bombproof seals and pawl engagement is...

WI have bombproof seals and pawl engagement is second to none. The BZZZZZZZZZZZ sound is oddly satisfying too.
10-08-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,468
Posted By acoustophile

This is great for someone who doesn't want to...

This is great for someone who doesn't want to overhaul their braking system while allowing more hand positions. It's nice to have the option of swapping out flats to 'drops' with minimal effort. Like...
09-12-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 91,353
Posted By acoustophile

Threw some flats on. ...

Threw some flats on.
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09-06-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,261
Posted By acoustophile

If you have a bike co-op in your city they...

If you have a bike co-op in your city they usually have old 10 speeds that are good candidates for conversion.
09-03-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 91,353
Posted By acoustophile

I have such a b0ner for soviet era track bikes.

I have such a b0ner for soviet era track bikes.
08-06-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 91,353
Posted By acoustophile

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06-15-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 91,353
Posted By acoustophile

Stopped riding fixed for almost a year and it...

Stopped riding fixed for almost a year and it made me lazier and weaker. Jamming this again to help get my cadence and legs back (rack goes off for longer rides)....
03-15-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 91,353
Posted By acoustophile

I like it, whats the weight on that thing?

I like it, whats the weight on that thing?
03-09-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 91,353
Posted By acoustophile

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03-09-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,529
Posted By acoustophile

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03-09-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 965
Posted By acoustophile

I use a chainring bolt tool and hold press it...

I use a chainring bolt tool and hold press it into the slots with a vice grip so it doesn't slip. Eliminates the bolt slipping and rounding out the edge.
02-16-21, 11:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,096
Posted By acoustophile

Idk why posts like this are relevant. The frame...

Idk why posts like this are relevant. The frame is obviously already built so rubbing in how it's a little bit off is pointless and mean. Obviously he knows it's off and is asking advice on what his...
02-15-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,096
Posted By acoustophile

Now that I see the bike, thats a really small...

Now that I see the bike, thats a really small offset. A combination of a zerostack headset and a fork with a smaller crown to axel measurement would definitely do the trick with the only caveat being...
02-14-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,096
Posted By acoustophile

You're never going to be able to offset that...

You're never going to be able to offset that angle without physically modifying the frame. An intergrated headset is out of the question as your headtube would have to be machined internally to act...
01-12-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,784
Posted By acoustophile

lmao what, i was promoting it as an enforcer idk...

lmao what, i was promoting it as an enforcer idk what you're on about :/
01-12-21, 12:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,784
Posted By acoustophile

Kilo wt, mash work, all city big block, squid...

Kilo wt, mash work, all city big block, squid so-ez. I had a steamroller but found the geometry and weight too sluggish. I replaced it with an Enforcer BD (https://www.enforcerbikes.com/enforcer-bd)...
01-03-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,529
Posted By acoustophile

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Converted my road bike to to a gravel/snow rig bu throwing 38c's...
11-23-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,021
Posted By acoustophile

You could always flop and chop a pair of drop...

You could always flop and chop a pair of drop handlebars. It's not as nice looking, but still gives the same positioning as a bullhorn, albeit with shorter reach.
11-22-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,187
Posted By acoustophile

You can buy a cheap wheelset from velomine.com...

You can buy a cheap wheelset from velomine.com ranging from $110-150 with sealed bearing formula hubs. If you manage to find a road frame with decent cranks, you can cut savings by using those...
10-01-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,281
Posted By acoustophile

I love turning old frames like that into chill...

I love turning old frames like that into chill single speeds. Throw some 28c gumwall tires, moustache/cruiser bars, brooks saddle, small (front or back) rack and full fenders and ride off into the...
09-07-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,932
Posted By acoustophile

I'd go with a state bike. It's 4130 chromoly and...

I'd go with a state bike. It's 4130 chromoly and has sealed bearing hubs. The rest of them are either hi-ten steel or have loose bearings.
09-04-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By acoustophile

My frame can be really versatile. I originally...

My frame can be really versatile. I originally had it setup as a FGFS with a bmx stem, 3" riser bars and flip of the hub to a smaller gearing allows it to bar spin and easy skidzz. In the winter I...
09-04-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By acoustophile

A buddy of mine had this frame and he kept...

A buddy of mine had this frame and he kept running into issues with the mid bottom bracket. Those bb's are sturdy as hell for bmx's but seem to wear out faster when run in a fixed gear set up....
08-30-20, 01:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,219
Posted By acoustophile

Why would it be the price of a new bike ($300?!)...

Why would it be the price of a new bike ($300?!) just to have the rear wheel set properly lmao wtf?

This is an absolute lie. Even if you had the most vertical dropout without any means of...
06-21-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 127,066
Posted By acoustophile

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06-08-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 59,975
Posted By acoustophile

its a nice change of pace ...

its a nice change of pace
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06-07-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 127,066
Posted By acoustophile

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05-06-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,138
Posted By acoustophile

Crappy components on generic frames, this is...

Crappy components on generic frames, this is pretty much the same as bottom tier pure fix or state bicycles. It's been said to death but you'd be better off with something from bikesdirect for that...
08-05-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 19,467
Posted By acoustophile

my 35c, 46x16 gravel fixed. This is prolly my...

my 35c, 46x16 gravel fixed. This is prolly my favorite all-round bike to ride because the gearing is easy and i can literally ride through most obstacles including snow and ice in the winter time....
01-03-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 107,946
Posted By acoustophile

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