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04-02-09, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,262
Posted By deez

Trek 412

I've been watching an auction on eBay for a local pickup of a Trek 412. The auction is getting a little expensive for my taste, but in the meantime I think I've been bitten by the Trek bug.

So...
04-02-09, 10:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,454
Posted By deez

Not sure, I'll check when I get back to it.

Not sure, I'll check when I get back to it.
04-02-09, 10:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 668
Posted By deez

I'd say yes for sure but I need to see if I get...

I'd say yes for sure but I need to see if I get my wheels built in time. I'll know tomorrow. Should be a lovely day if not a little breezy.
04-02-09, 10:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,454
Posted By deez

about 25.5 I had read that for this rim I...

about 25.5

I had read that for this rim I should be in the 23-25 neighborhood on the Park-o-Meter (i like that term) or around 100kg
04-02-09, 08:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,454
Posted By deez

thanks guys, I am also using Sheldon's...

thanks guys, I am also using Sheldon's wheelbuilding article, It sure made lacing everything a snap. My problem with the vertical truing seems to be I have a hop that covers maybe 5 or 6 spokes, and...
04-01-09, 03:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,089
Posted By deez

Here's a couple pics from the maiden voyage. Mom...

Here's a couple pics from the maiden voyage. Mom is really happy with it.

Thanks for all the help guys, Momma says thanks too.
04-01-09, 03:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,477
Posted By deez

I think the OP said it was sprayed that color.

I think the OP said it was sprayed that color.
Forum: Foo
04-01-09, 02:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,171
Posted By deez

:roflmao2::lol:

:roflmao2::lol:
04-01-09, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,477
Posted By deez

WHy not throw a rear brake on it? As far as...

WHy not throw a rear brake on it? As far as weight goes it would be a drop in the bucket on a Varsity, and might save your knees
04-01-09, 11:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 756
Posted By deez

:lol:

:lol:
04-01-09, 11:03 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,119
Posted By deez

i'd try bending it. Heating it you might heat the...

i'd try bending it. Heating it you might heat the frame up and seriously botch things up. If it breaks you can always get a clamp-on cable stop to replace it.


seriously though, pics would be a...
Forum: Foo
04-01-09, 10:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,171
Posted By deez

eraser nipples.

eraser nipples.
04-01-09, 10:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 756
Posted By deez

http://www.can-am-recycling.com/photo22.jpg ...

http://www.can-am-recycling.com/photo22.jpg

crush it and buy Carbon Fiber or you are not cool.
04-01-09, 10:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,644
Posted By deez

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmen...

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=99661&stc=1&d=1238601617
04-01-09, 09:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 756
Posted By deez

Plasma Cutter ...

Plasma Cutter

http://www.maurer-markus.ch/ford_a/gif/tipps_dillon2.jpg
03-31-09, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By deez

thats how I did it. I brought my frame to a Body...

thats how I did it. I brought my frame to a Body shop and said "Paint it the same color that you paint Cream color Mini Cooper's"

and Thats what I got. :thumb:
03-31-09, 03:40 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,266
Posted By deez

Where can you find Generator/Headlight kits like...

Where can you find Generator/Headlight kits like that one? I love the setup, especially the bars.
03-31-09, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 592
Posted By deez

it could just be a difference in the size of...

it could just be a difference in the size of bearings you put in em.... but i'm not sure.
03-31-09, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 671
Posted By deez

no, don't do that. that would probably result in...

no, don't do that. that would probably result in one of the bikes getting thrown at you
03-31-09, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 671
Posted By deez

why not keep em both...thats what I'd do at...

why not keep em both...thats what I'd do at least.

I mean think of it this way. Neither of those bikes is worth a helluva lot on Craigslist or Ebay. Under 100 bux at least....you'd likely get...
03-31-09, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 757
Posted By deez

dammit, I am really pining for a dawes right now....

dammit, I am really pining for a dawes right now.

Ok I am pining for a Hetchins but I'll take a Dawes.
03-31-09, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By deez

did you like it? I'd be replacing my schwinn...

did you like it?

I'd be replacing my schwinn Varsity that has a kink in the top tube, so i guess anything would weigh less than that.
03-31-09, 11:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,712
Posted By deez

I hate to say it too, but I gotta say +1 on what...

I hate to say it too, but I gotta say +1 on what those guys are saying.

how about the surly version of a seatpost bolt cable hanger? Its much longer than the other ones
...
03-31-09, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By deez

So we're talking "Carbon Steel" or "Lightweight...

So we're talking "Carbon Steel" or "Lightweight Steel" tubes then?
03-31-09, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By deez

Another Pug UO-8

Seems like its a popular model to talk about these last couple of weeks.

One caught my eye on Ebay today, its local pickup auction that ends tonight....DIBS!
...
Forum: Commuting
03-31-09, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 923
Posted By deez

can anyone elaborate about this benefit or...

can anyone elaborate about this benefit or provide some links? I'd love to bring this up to my company HR dept.
Forum: Commuting
03-31-09, 10:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,066
Posted By deez

Not silly at all IMO. Doesn't sound like there's...

Not silly at all IMO. Doesn't sound like there's anything wrong with that bike that would necessitate you getting a new one. Your Old Trek might not be a super composite/aluminum featherweight, but...
03-31-09, 09:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 726
Posted By deez

if its a 70's raleigh hopefully the Bottom...

if its a 70's raleigh hopefully the Bottom Bracket and Cups are there or you might be in for a pain in the butt.

Pretty much everything you listed is right. Pics being the most important.
03-31-09, 07:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,089
Posted By deez

Awesome find, thanks! I lucked out... Mine came...

Awesome find, thanks! I lucked out... Mine came with a barrell adjuster for half that price :D


tonight: wheelbuilding for the Raleigh


WOO! Whatta ride :)

Maiden Voyage complete. Its...
03-30-09, 10:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,089
Posted By deez

oh S*hit The Fenders! I forgot, I got silver...

oh S*hit The Fenders!

I forgot, I got silver SKS fenders for this thing and never put em on :eek:

...hm they dont fit too well, and there's no braze ons on the front fork.
03-30-09, 10:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,089
Posted By deez

Hey its done! (until I build new wheels for it) ...

Hey its done! (until I build new wheels for it)

I got the part from BicycleDon today and hooked it up, adjusted everything and went for a spin around the block...its a beauty. mom's gonna love...
03-30-09, 03:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,848
Posted By deez

I shouldn't be so hard on that forum really......

I shouldn't be so hard on that forum really... It's quite useful for gear suggestions and venting. I just get used to the easy-go vibe of C&V.


I'll admit, I haven't used any of my C&V bikes for...
03-30-09, 03:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,047
Posted By deez

It's not Nervex Lugs, looks like Bocama so that...

It's not Nervex Lugs, looks like Bocama so that would point to mid to late 70's.
03-30-09, 03:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,848
Posted By deez

C&V Commuters?

Hey guys, I just went over to the Commuter forum and my blood pressure went up a few points instantly...its like everyone's looking for a fight over there.

So rather than raise my BP, i'd prefer...
03-30-09, 02:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,047
Posted By deez

for what its worth, my Super Course has the exact...

for what its worth, my Super Course has the exact same Brake Guides and arched cable stop brazed onto the seat stays. The lugs on mine are different though.
03-30-09, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By deez

ebay is probably the biggest source... also...

ebay is probably the biggest source... also places like www.velo-orange.com (http://www.velo-orange.com) and to a slightly more expensive degree www.rivbike.com (http://www.rivbike.com) has stuff...
03-30-09, 11:39 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,266
Posted By deez

did you end up with green shorts? :lol:

did you end up with green shorts? :lol:
03-30-09, 11:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,745
Posted By deez

When the cables come out inside the brake levers...

When the cables come out inside the brake levers they call them "Aero Brake Levers", when the cable comes out the top its "Non-Aero". Really there is little performance difference between the two,...
03-30-09, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8,244
Views: 390,851
Posted By deez

I love when the handlebars are turned at...

I love when the handlebars are turned at ridiculous angles. WHY??!?! :lol:


http://newjersey.craigslist.org/bik/1096842731.html
03-30-09, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By deez

There are conversion cups to go from the 1 piece...

There are conversion cups to go from the 1 piece to a 3 piece crank.

http://sheldonbrown.com/harris/opc.html#opc

look down the page for the TruVative Crank adapters..they're like 20 something...
03-30-09, 09:36 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,266
Posted By deez

You guys both have the Brooks saddles with the...

You guys both have the Brooks saddles with the Huge Copper rivets that I love so much.

The Woodrup looks like an english gentlemen's racer with the Full Fenders.

How big is that Raleigh? :eek:
03-29-09, 11:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,745
Posted By deez

seems like a lot to spend on just a frame. I...

seems like a lot to spend on just a frame. I spent that much on my Raleigh and it was a complete working bike. +1 on finding a complete bike to tear down and build up...you'll already have parts...
03-29-09, 11:45 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,266
Posted By deez

Yes those are the Cane Creek SCR-5. Nashbar used...

Yes those are the Cane Creek SCR-5. Nashbar used to sell them with the gum hoods already on, but I got em cheaper by buying the Black ones and the Gum hoods seperately. They are pretty simple to...
03-27-09, 07:49 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,266
Posted By deez

Kenda... not sure what model...i got em off of...

Kenda... not sure what model...i got em off of ebikestop.com back in october, it was one of the few tires they had in 27". I was gonna use em for winter tires but I wimped out and drove my car for...
03-26-09, 05:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 921
Posted By deez

well there ya go. If you really want it, get it....

well there ya go. If you really want it, get it. Thats the #1 reason to get something like this, because you fall in love with it. Just make sure that there's nothing seriously wrong with the frame...
03-26-09, 03:32 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,266
Posted By deez

Burgundy and CReme!! :love: But I've got...

Burgundy and CReme!!
:love:

But I've got a hard-on for creme.


Here's my Creme '72 Raleigh Super Course. Its the Creme color they use on the BMW Mini with dark Brown lining on the lugs. ...
03-26-09, 03:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,593
Posted By deez

...says the man in the dungarees. ;)

...says the man in the dungarees. ;)
03-26-09, 02:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,593
Posted By deez

Hey this dude lives close to me... I think I...

Hey this dude lives close to me... I think I might know a guy who would be into that frame, and that should fit his tall ass.
03-26-09, 02:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,089
Posted By deez

Just also wanted to say a real heartfelt thanks...

Just also wanted to say a real heartfelt thanks to all you folks for helping me out with the myriad of random questions I ask. You guys are patient, knowledgeable, and always quick to help out. ...
03-26-09, 02:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,089
Posted By deez

Thats the part I was seeing, I was just hoping it...

Thats the part I was seeing, I was just hoping it was hiding out somewhere in 1". This is like the 3rd time I've run across your little Brass 1 1/8" to 1" shim Bob, its freakin brilliant. :thumb:...
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