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05-15-15, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By Binxsy

Mix and matching Shimano calipers/levers..where would I benefit most.

I have a slx set up right now on a xc softtail, Im wondering what would the best way to upgrade my brakes... cheaply.. I see that you can mix and match levers and calipers. So should I change out the...
04-15-15, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By Binxsy

Ok.... My budget is about 1600 max....Yes that...

Ok.... My budget is about 1600 max....Yes that kona honzo look like an awesome bike, little weak on the components and that transition is a really interesting bike. But I do not have access to any of...
04-15-15, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By Binxsy

Thoughts on hardtails/XC. KHS GIANT Breezer Fuji

So I have access to those brands at less than dealer cost.

Im leaning twords a hardtail because Im not racing, I prefer the simplicity of the Hardtail. Im doing this for fun/exercise and I really...
06-08-13, 05:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,794
Posted By Binxsy

Kent, Columbia, Huffy, sears etc etc take you...

Kent, Columbia, Huffy, sears etc etc take you pick. If you see falcon it usually means low end, also bikes of this style are usually low end.
06-07-13, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By Binxsy

Pictures for your eyes http://imgur.com/a/7MyuM

Pictures for your eyes
http://imgur.com/a/7MyuM
06-06-13, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By Binxsy

Minatra info

Just picked up a minatra bike, guy bought it personally from the frame builder. Said it was reyolds 531 tubing. Obviously hand built, just looking for some info on them. Scored the complete bike for...
07-02-12, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,074
Posted By Binxsy

Spoke coming loose...why?

I built a radially laced 48 spoke front wheel. Julian 1/8th in rims tied to surly ultra new hubs, spoke heads facing in.. Anyways One spoke keeps coming loose, it is always the same one to. The wheel...
06-16-12, 01:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,166
Posted By Binxsy

As I was tightening up the wheel I put it on the...

As I was tightening up the wheel I put it on the ground to flex the rim a bit after I had given it two rounds of 1/4 turns. I couldn't flex it and I ended up popping the cartridge bearing out..
06-13-12, 01:55 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,586
Posted By Binxsy

Whats everyone's answer should be... "Not enough"...

Whats everyone's answer should be... "Not enough"

But seriously

1 freewheel single speed
1 fixie
1 polo bike
1 Expensive Geared Bike
1 Older High end bike
06-11-12, 05:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,166
Posted By Binxsy

Yeah I laced it one hole over, it looked right...

Yeah I laced it one hole over, it looked right but at the same time slightly off. Oh well its all good now, thanks for the help!
06-07-12, 09:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,166
Posted By Binxsy

Is there a certain way to go about lacing up...

Is there a certain way to go about lacing up radial? Is it one side then the same spoke on the opposite side? Or? every other spoke on the same side then the same on the other?
06-05-12, 08:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,166
Posted By Binxsy

Polo...

Polo...
06-05-12, 03:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,166
Posted By Binxsy

I dont care about that to much, so this setup is...

I dont care about that to much, so this setup is mostly fine eh?
06-05-12, 01:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,166
Posted By Binxsy

This is why I was thinking of doing radial, im...

This is why I was thinking of doing radial, im not running brakes in the front but I know I will wack the wheel or someone else will.

Also I already ordered the spokes so its more of radial or...
06-05-12, 03:24 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,166
Posted By Binxsy

Radial vs 1 cross lacing

I am using a 1/8th in Julian 48 rim and a surly new hub. The surly hub is listed as a medium height flange, forged alloy etc. Anyway I was going to do a radial lacing but I am really wondering if it...
06-05-12, 03:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,149
Posted By Binxsy

http://www.retro-gression.com/category/components-...

http://www.retro-gression.com/category/components-wheels-rims-hubs-spokes

BTW I was just in the market for deep v rims. I was looking at the B34 and the H + son rims but I went with Eigthinch...
05-28-12, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,485
Posted By Binxsy

Yeah I am starting to agree with you, the more I...

Yeah I am starting to agree with you, the more I read from other sources and here the more I am fine with the DT swiss Champions I got. Also I would think that using the alpines would make the rim...
05-28-12, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,485
Posted By Binxsy

THe hub I have is black so yeah not going to mess...

THe hub I have is black so yeah not going to mess with it.



Polo, after a 5 hour day of it one of my wheels will be slightly out of wack. Though I am sort of anal about it, as in I notice it,...
05-28-12, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,485
Posted By Binxsy

Yeah, I guarantee I will crash into something and...

Yeah, I guarantee I will crash into something and the front wheel will take most of the blow..

Oh well I will just do a radial lace, on another note is there a web or program based application for...
05-28-12, 01:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,485
Posted By Binxsy

oh well...

oh well...
05-27-12, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,485
Posted By Binxsy

Spoke hole leeway

I am building up a front wheel, trying to make it as tough as possible. Weight isnt to much of a concern really. Anyways I picked up a deep v rim 48 h and a high flange surly new hub. The spoke holes...
05-27-12, 04:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,389
Posted By Binxsy

I love mine to! It has tubular wheels tied to...

I love mine to! It has tubular wheels tied to record hub (old campy cerca late 70's) and a single in the back. I have it geared at 40ish/18 so its a nice in between gear that not to easy but gets up...
05-25-12, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By Binxsy

Polo, Yeah I do have a couple. I will call them...

Polo, Yeah I do have a couple. I will call them today. They wouldn't stock parts like this though. Probably just go with a origin 8 one or something..
05-25-12, 02:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By Binxsy

Recommendations for 48h Front hub

Looking for as big as a flange as possible, I want the wheel to be super tough. I dont care much about weight. So it could be a bmx or whatever.. Or if anyone has one they wouldn't mine selling I...
05-15-12, 04:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,138
Posted By Binxsy

Lets get all CSI up in here!

Lets get all CSI up in here!
05-13-12, 10:40 PM
Replies: 19,084
Views: 2,372,148
Posted By Binxsy

I rode in circles around a rink..

I rode in circles around a rink..
05-12-12, 02:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,138
Posted By Binxsy

I cant see anything really...

I cant see anything really...
05-11-12, 10:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,138
Posted By Binxsy

So basically find a polish with a mild abrasive...

So basically find a polish with a mild abrasive agent. As for the oxalic acid route, I am guessing a shallow plastic tub and it diluted with some water? The inner chain stays need some work...
05-11-12, 10:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,138
Posted By Binxsy

Yes that, I did post those at like 3 am...

Yes that, I did post those at like 3 am...
05-11-12, 02:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,138
Posted By Binxsy

http://i969.photobucket.com/albums/ae178/zbases/S7...

http://i969.photobucket.com/albums/ae178/zbases/S7300048.jpg
http://i969.photobucket.com/albums/ae178/zbases/S7300049.jpg
http://i969.photobucket.com/albums/ae178/zbases/S7300044.jpg...
05-11-12, 01:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,138
Posted By Binxsy

Its a 73 world tourer.. Anyways I gave it the ole...

Its a 73 world tourer.. Anyways I gave it the ole buffing wheel and polish a go in a couple places and it cleaned it up a bit...But not as I would like it. I tried so super low grit sandpaper in a...
05-09-12, 09:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,138
Posted By Binxsy

Polishing chrome, tips etc

Got a chrome frame worth the rubbing time and so on. I got a light buffing wheel and some car scratch remover, and some chrome/metal polish. I cant really tell if it is working or not. Part of the...
05-08-12, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 824
Posted By Binxsy

Hmm that spec sheet lists the Rd as le tour which...

Hmm that spec sheet lists the Rd as le tour which weirdly I have one sitting around. On further reading I see that they are re-branded as " Le tour" I swear we have one of these kicking around the...
05-08-12, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 824
Posted By Binxsy

Thank you, this is why I love this forum. I think...

Thank you, this is why I love this forum. I think I will keep the chrome give it a bit of a shine, upgrade the wheels with some campy ones I have lying around, I think I will find a brooks or some...
05-08-12, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 824
Posted By Binxsy

Mystery bike help Identify etc...

I snatched up a good condition something on the cheap today. First generation dura-ace crank, Shimano Crane GS (DR-102) RD. It has schwinn approved barcons. Which I believe are just Shimano L-600 ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-12, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By Binxsy

I ride with spoke beads, people always stare......

I ride with spoke beads, people always stare... Must be out of jealousy..
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-12, 03:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By Binxsy

Haha wonderful, Iv found if you have 3 of them...

Haha wonderful, Iv found if you have 3 of them the wheel spins slightly better.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-12, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By Binxsy

Just a question for you weight wienies

I was putting my tire on my a wheel I built for one of my single speeds and I noticed the presta valve length was printed on the side of the box. In my hast to put the wheel on since I hate doing it...
05-02-12, 09:01 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,425
Posted By Binxsy

Yeah Im not going to get into brazing, just...

Yeah Im not going to get into brazing, just because I do not think this frame is worth repainting. I will probally build a new rig over the winter. So I will stick with a shot reach brake mounted...
04-30-12, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By Binxsy

http://www.all4cycling.com/shop/product_info_1.php...

http://www.all4cycling.com/shop/product_info_1.php?products_id=1397&language=en&currency=USD

I think i may go with these, I want the eyelets. Velocity looks nice and flashy but sorta trendy to...
04-30-12, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By Binxsy

Rim/hub recomendation

Looking to build a 36 h wheel 120ish mm spacing. For polo and just riding... I just want something tough and will last me awhile.

Looking at Velocity Chukkers, B43 if I can get them machined.
...
04-28-12, 01:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,425
Posted By Binxsy

I just mounted a second brake behind the first...

I just mounted a second brake behind the first one. One is a road short reach, other is a longer bmx style one. I used metal plates to offset the brakes so they arent all running through the regular...
04-26-12, 11:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,744
Posted By Binxsy

Ugh, I haven't even thought of rear spacing...

Ugh, I haven't even thought of rear spacing yet... Looks like except the surly which is 135 the rest are 120...
04-26-12, 11:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,744
Posted By Binxsy

Looks like surly and Origin 8 make one ...

Looks like surly and Origin 8 make one

http://www.jensonusa.com/!vldGgnmuFBJ-0VRrAAITXw!/Surly-Polo-Rear-Hub?utm_source=FRGL&utm_medium=organic
...
04-26-12, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,744
Posted By Binxsy

Recommendation for a 48h rear hub

Im looking for a 48h rear hub....
Just looking to build a tough multipurpose wheel. I believe I will tie them to a Velocity Chukker rim.

Flip flop preferably, I guess and I want to keep the price...
04-26-12, 09:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,425
Posted By Binxsy

If you find a gyro that will fit on 75-76...

If you find a gyro that will fit on 75-76 motobecane Im all ears. I mentioned earlier maybe that I tried this, it worked but the pull strength wasn't enough to stop on a dime, or at least in a...
04-26-12, 02:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,425
Posted By Binxsy

Dude, if I had a extra 300 ish bucks to throw...

Dude, if I had a extra 300 ish bucks to throw into something im gonna crash into things I would just get a new frame and bike and so on. I think I might try the 2 brake option, maybe use some steel...
04-26-12, 02:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 530
Posted By Binxsy

75 76 Motobecane Nomade threading, sizes, and so on

Just wondering the headset sizing and threading, I think the stem diameter is 22.1? BB threading etc.

Anyone know how to tell the difference between a 75 and 76 to? Only two years that they made...
04-26-12, 01:01 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,417
Posted By Binxsy

I am the only one that rides a single speed or...

I am the only one that rides a single speed or fixie where I live.
04-25-12, 11:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,425
Posted By Binxsy

Thank you, I like words :) Anyways I dont...

Thank you, I like words :)

Anyways I dont know, I live in a smaller city. There is maybe 10-20 diligent players in my area. All of them ride single brakes or two brakes attached to one lever.
...
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