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10-16-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By Senrab62

What location/region did you purchase the frame...

What location/region did you purchase the frame in? Fastback seat stays and those chainstay treatments could be an indicator of the builder. Any more detailed pics?
10-14-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 53,584
Posted By Senrab62

Extra clean build! Is that a rush? Looks great. 👍🏾

Extra clean build! Is that a rush? Looks great. 👍🏾
09-28-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By Senrab62

Might be interested. Can you PM me shipped cost...

Might be interested. Can you PM me shipped cost to 60515 zip code for the gb map, please and thank you?
09-24-20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,164
Posted By Senrab62

Add me to the list if it falls through. PM me to...

Add me to the list if it falls through. PM me to setup shipping please!
09-23-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 12,353
Posted By Senrab62

1st of hopefully two clunkers!

Picked this up off fleaBay for $86. Trying to find cable/housing + new chain for $14 to stay in this and make the riding pleasurable LOL.

Using for work ride basically as is. 1986 prelude with 27"...
09-04-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,313
Posted By Senrab62

Gotcha. Thanks for the explanation 👍🏾 Makes...

Gotcha. Thanks for the explanation 👍🏾

Makes sense as my non butted chromo frame is my most rigid steel frame. Even though it's generic chromoly.

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09-04-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,481
Posted By Senrab62

They also have $30 off purchases of $350+, so it...

They also have $30 off purchases of $350+, so it would be $399.99. Not bad based on Soma's retail price
09-03-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,313
Posted By Senrab62

Typically chromo has more strength and rigidity...

Typically chromo has more strength and rigidity than hi-ten, unless you know of a hi-ten that is used that is stronger. I know tensile strength in chromly I superior, even with the thinner guage and...
09-02-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,578
Posted By Senrab62

Multiple gears

Might consider a multi-speed bike if spinning was causing you to need physical therapy. Typically grinding out on larger gearing causes knee ailments. The ability to be in a proper gear all the time...
09-02-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,644
Posted By Senrab62

If you like the gearing of a S3X, it can be run...

If you like the gearing of a S3X, it can be run with a freewheel no problem. It adds some flexibility in the fact it can be run as SS or fixed.
08-27-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,585
Posted By Senrab62

Spacers? Two 3 or 5mm spacers per side. Easy...

Spacers? Two 3 or 5mm spacers per side. Easy peasy. Chainline is fine as track hubs are 42mm anyway. Only if you are reusing the road cranks would you have to play with BB width.

I have a 120mm...
08-27-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,103
Posted By Senrab62

No such luck. Reached out to Wabi toTto inquire...

No such luck. Reached out to Wabi toTto inquire about availability. Their factory would only do large orders, and it would be more than they could sell reasonably. This is not an option anymore...
08-27-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 951
Posted By Senrab62

What geometry do you want? Kilo WT Gitane...

What geometry do you want?

Kilo WT
Gitane City Link
Steel road or MTB conversion
All city nature boy
Motobecane fantom Uno disc
Surly steam roller
Pake rum runner/Soma rush (I think)
08-27-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,585
Posted By Senrab62

Sounds like vintage British path racers style...

Sounds like vintage British path racers style build. Commute to work during the day, and take off fenders, lights, brakes for track racing at night! Absurdly versatile.

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08-27-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,585
Posted By Senrab62

Track frames are great. I have a few. But...

Track frames are great. I have a few. But conversions with horizontal/semi-horizontal dropouts are no harder to set up and usually come with multiple bottle bosses which you don't always find on...
08-26-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,313
Posted By Senrab62

Ride it with standard components until they wear...

Ride it with standard components until they wear out. Then look into a new complete bike with higher quality frame or to do a build based off of a higher quality frame.

When it comes to hi-ten,...
08-02-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,103
Posted By Senrab62

I wish that Wabi still made theirs. I would love...

I wish that Wabi still made theirs. I would love an affordable option for an upcoming build.
07-21-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By Senrab62

Ugh. That was my fear. TY for the prompt response.

Ugh. That was my fear. TY for the prompt response.
07-21-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By Senrab62

Mystery hubs and langster year help?

Can someone help ID hubs and possible bike year? Has upgraded Forte Axis front fork. Loose bearing hubs that came on a set of DEEP V wheels that came on a langster I bought. Paid $75 for the whole...
07-21-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By Senrab62

This. I find 3/32 chain to be smoother and...

This. I find 3/32 chain to be smoother and quiter, and just as durable. I'm a Clyde and pretty strong, and never have snapped a chain of any size.
07-21-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 53,584
Posted By Senrab62

Responsibility is extra badass! I've heard that...

Responsibility is extra badass! I've heard that alone adds 2 MPH to your average speed. 👍🏾👊🏾💪🏾
07-20-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 53,584
Posted By Senrab62

Whyyyyy?! What a beautiful build. Hopefully you...

Whyyyyy?! What a beautiful build. Hopefully you used the funds for something else as badassed.
07-18-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,737
Posted By Senrab62

66ish to 73ish depending on bike, mood, and ride....

66ish to 73ish depending on bike, mood, and ride. And fatness.
07-18-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,496
Posted By Senrab62

Same. That's why I asked. Some people do not have...

Same. That's why I asked. Some people do not have the ability to store more than one bike reasonably. I am fortunate/unfortunate to have basically as much storage space as I need or want....
07-17-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,277
Posted By Senrab62

I tried wide and standard MTB risers and flat...

I tried wide and standard MTB risers and flat bars. Lack of hand positions and upright cruiser like ride feel were deal breakers for me. It felt like I was riding a fixed gear hybrid. Open chest...
07-17-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,496
Posted By Senrab62

Is storage space an issue? Do you wanna well...

Is storage space an issue? Do you wanna well rounded single speed? Do you want a well rounded IGH bike? Do you want a well rounded derailleur bike? Well rounded for urban, suburban, or rural? Too...
07-16-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,483
Posted By Senrab62

non-fixie love the thread and the bike. Just...

non-fixie love the thread and the bike. Just wanted to add some info for reference.

I have the same color and same size MK II with Stronglight 93, jubilee rear mech (original owner replaced front)...
07-15-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,644
Posted By Senrab62

Ever consider the Sturmey S3X? It's not perfect,...

Ever consider the Sturmey S3X? It's not perfect, but it does give 3 different fixed gear ratios. I got complete wheelset from bike island for 199 shipped. The internals is the old school unit and...
07-15-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 53,584
Posted By Senrab62

Love the Fillmore. I passed on one a few years...

Love the Fillmore. I passed on one a few years back and still regret it. That and a Sputnik are always on my radar.

Beautiful example! Looks very well sorted.
07-13-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By Senrab62

I've been considering the slicks, but the SS have...

I've been considering the slicks, but the SS have appeal also for their versatility. I mainly ride on the road though, do they roll decently quick on pavement?
07-11-20, 01:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 650
Posted By Senrab62

I would ask the gurus in the classic and vintage...

I would ask the gurus in the classic and vintage sub forum. Tons of knowledge over there. Good luck and update if you get any info. 👍🏾
07-03-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 961
Posted By Senrab62

Largest frame can fit! Currently running 25/28...

Largest frame can fit! Currently running 25/28 F/R one one rig and 28 F/R on another. Planning 28 or 30s if they fit on my vintage road track build if they will fit.
06-29-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 840
Posted By Senrab62

Welcome back! The WT is a good package, and I...

Welcome back! The WT is a good package, and I have considered one for a bike to handle larger tires. It's rumored that the geometry is the same as the steamroller. It's a solid package for the price...
06-29-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,777
Posted By Senrab62

That Fillmore is amazing. I've been trying to...

That Fillmore is amazing. I've been trying to find one. How do you like it??
06-06-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 53,584
Posted By Senrab62

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_20200603_162252_3a871f1abd439890316d73916db74367357550fb.jpg
IRO on a ride. Gravel and stuff.
05-24-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 53,584
Posted By Senrab62

TY sir! Not a GT, actually a Spicer. Heavy...

TY sir! Not a GT, actually a Spicer. Heavy straight guage chromo, but stiff with the triple triangle plus wishbone stays. Carbon fork, wheelset, and components are decently light for parts bin build....
05-23-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 53,584
Posted By Senrab62

Need a better crank and tape. Lighter wheelset...

Need a better crank and tape. Lighter wheelset and bar/stem combo from a road bike. Triple triangle goodness....
04-21-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,790
Posted By Senrab62

No need for apologies! We're all here for the...

No need for apologies! We're all here for the same reason. Another reason I advocate so strongly for appropriate gearing is also because I have had ACL reconstruction on both knees due to football...
04-21-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,790
Posted By Senrab62

Thank you. The lower gi is faster on that similar...

Thank you. The lower gi is faster on that similar route if I am understanding correctly.

I am not trying to cause an argument here, just wanted to ensure that we are not relying on anecdotal...
04-21-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4,765
Views: 548,567
Posted By Senrab62

Buy some bibs or padded shorts. They are worth it...

Buy some bibs or padded shorts. They are worth it for me and anything over 10 or so miles. I prefer the padded shorts because I can use any pants I see fit, and can be more casual if I find something...
04-21-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 53,584
Posted By Senrab62

I've been considering a coaster brake build for a...

I've been considering a coaster brake build for a cruiser. This build is awesome and clean. Is it fun to ride? How is the coaster brake performance?
04-21-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,790
Posted By Senrab62

Do you guys have Strava or tracking data showing...

Do you guys have Strava or tracking data showing that your average speed is higher with such a low cadence? Your top speed might be higher, but at 80-90 rpm, you're at 21 mph. I'm at about 68 gi and...
04-20-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,790
Posted By Senrab62

You guys are spinning out at 26+ MPH for more...

You guys are spinning out at 26+ MPH for more than a few minutes at a time? For how long? I picked up almost 2 MPH by lowering my gearing and actually spinning out. My Max mph is lower, but I am...
04-19-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,790
Posted By Senrab62

Do you live in a perfectly flat town? 46/16 @ 120...

Do you live in a perfectly flat town? 46/16 @ 120 rpms is like 26 MPH!
04-11-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By Senrab62

I guarantee your chain is also tensioned too...

I guarantee your chain is also tensioned too tight. Chainline, in my experience, is sometimes trial and error.
04-10-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,309
Posted By Senrab62

From daily ride a couple days ago

Vintage trek 660. Lugged, true temper 31 yo frame. Had some rear mech issues on the ride, but the bike ride great. Love me some vintage steel.
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04-09-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,407
Posted By Senrab62

Sputnik if you can find the 631 version. Great...

Sputnik if you can find the 631 version. Great package, and when bought used the value is high. I have said it before and will do so again: Spicer cycles are a good value if weight is not a huge...
04-09-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 53,584
Posted By Senrab62

Still figuring it out

Current set up. Was looking to change up stem/bar/seatpost/brake levers on this for this season, but covid-19. Using parts I have on hand in the meanwhile. Pic from ride yesterday.
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04-02-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By Senrab62

Campy was not stock calipers. Ultegra will be...

Campy was not stock calipers. Ultegra will be great. I run tektros on mine and they work well for my dad bod.
03-31-20, 10:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,089
Posted By Senrab62

Beautiful build as always Scott! Weight is good...

Beautiful build as always Scott! Weight is good too. Clean and great conceptually. Glad it performs nicely!
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