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Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 203,862
Posted By antmaster5000

Copypaste from the general road bike thread.. ...

Copypaste from the general road bike thread..

Drove about 5 hours to Vancouver BC after 2 months of coordinating with the buyer (he had to drive 5+ hours to Vancouver as well) to get this Pacer....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26,588
Views: 16,389,011
Posted By antmaster5000

Drove about 5 hours to Vancouver BC after 2...

Drove about 5 hours to Vancouver BC after 2 months of coordinating with the buyer (he had to drive 5+ hours to Vancouver as well) to get this Pacer. Replaced the stem and bars with some decent...
Forum: Touring
08-17-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4,391
Views: 2,064,530
Posted By antmaster5000

You post the same picture every time and I always...

You post the same picture every time and I always love it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 26,588
Views: 16,389,011
Posted By antmaster5000

Well, the perfect storm happened (temporary...

Well, the perfect storm happened (temporary industry discount, car totals road bike and I was compensated) and I bought a nicer road bike than I deserve lol.

BMC Teammachine SLR02 Disc Two

Got...
Forum: Commuting
06-01-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,151
Posted By antmaster5000

Recommendations for a sporty steel commuter

Hey fellow bike commuters. I recently started a new job with a 16 mile commute each way. For years I've been commuting on my trusty Centurion ProTour, but I've come to the realization that I like to...
Forum: Touring
05-02-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4,391
Views: 2,064,530
Posted By antmaster5000

Oh I bet dude. This was sometime mid August '18...

Oh I bet dude. This was sometime mid August '18 for me during my trip from Seattle -> Cabo San Lucas. Also had some cool experiences with a dozen or so other cyclists at the parks. It was funny- some...
Forum: Touring
04-30-19, 11:20 PM
Replies: 4,391
Views: 2,064,530
Posted By antmaster5000

https://i.imgur.com/TCiUEki.jpg we took...

https://i.imgur.com/TCiUEki.jpg


we took the same terrible picture lol
04-29-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 52,780
Posted By antmaster5000

Also, on a related note, I recently finished my...

Also, on a related note, I recently finished my big block build that I was talking about in the other thread.

https://i.imgur.com/vhwCmGV.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/QcYdjry.jpg...
04-29-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 52,780
Posted By antmaster5000

Beautiful big block! One of the prettier builds...

Beautiful big block! One of the prettier builds on the new frameset. Like to see the black components over silver
04-15-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4,617
Views: 470,885
Posted By antmaster5000

Hah, that bike is actually the reason that I'm...

Hah, that bike is actually the reason that I'm building up this Big Block spontaneously. Usually I'm more of a roadie (have been eyeing a Canyon lately, but that's beside the point), and my little...
04-11-19, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4,617
Views: 470,885
Posted By antmaster5000

Thanks man. I am usually not very impulsive but...

Thanks man. I am usually not very impulsive but I've been wanting to build up a new bike for a while and it seemed like a good enough excuse to.

Sick tires, too. What bike are those going on?
04-11-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 52,780
Posted By antmaster5000

Didn't see this comment earlier- lol I actually...

Didn't see this comment earlier- lol I actually had the same thought.
04-11-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4,617
Views: 470,885
Posted By antmaster5000

what did i just buy for my bike? everything ...

what did i just buy for my bike? everything

i saw this posted on r e d d i t (why is this censored?):
https://i.redd.it/oe3lv38pxhq21.jpg

and commented that i liked it. someone read my comment...
Forum: Touring
04-04-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4,391
Views: 2,064,530
Posted By antmaster5000

So damn cool

So damn cool
04-04-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By antmaster5000

27" to 700c Conversions- Wheel Sets?

I'm converting an old Schwinn le tour luxe and I don't really know where to start in looking for a solid 700c 6-speed set. The bike will be mostly a comfort/light touring bike in the end. Hoping some...
04-04-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 52,780
Posted By antmaster5000

Lol I know man. It is actually something that...

Lol I know man. It is actually something that I've been building for my brother, and I'm going to let him shell out for a pricey saddle if he wants (the Turbo is still pretty damn comfy). If I was...
04-01-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 52,780
Posted By antmaster5000

https://i.imgur.com/AxtIDub.jpg Threw on a...

https://i.imgur.com/AxtIDub.jpg

Threw on a more upright Nitto stem that I had laying around (it actually can't go any lower but there are worse problems to have) along with some flat bars I picked...
04-01-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 108,834
Posted By antmaster5000

https://i.imgur.com/ANrbdQJ.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/ANrbdQJ.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/Vxp2lWJ.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/AxtIDub.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/ar3Qjjj.jpg

Picked up a sweet Bridgestone track bike recently! First two pics...
03-28-19, 10:01 PM
Replies: 52,435
Views: 7,076,059
Posted By antmaster5000

1990 Panasonic Team America - Tange Prestige,...

1990 Panasonic Team America - Tange Prestige, Dura Ace - $500 (West Olympia)
https://i.imgur.com/9czRYyO.jpg...
03-23-19, 09:07 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 52,780
Posted By antmaster5000

Thanks man. I'm usually more of a lurker than a...

Thanks man. I'm usually more of a lurker than a buyer so it feels good to finally snag a good one.
03-23-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 52,780
Posted By antmaster5000

Picked up this pretty Bridgestone yesterday for...

Picked up this pretty Bridgestone yesterday for $300. Unsure of the year, but I was assured that it is all NJS. Feeling pretty stoked.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By antmaster5000

What do we think of this Gunnar Sport?

https://seattle.craigslist.org/oly/bik/d/olympia-gunnar-sport-with-carbon-campy/6825345301.html

I currently have an old (heavy) centurion that I use for touring/commuting/rain and a Trek 5200 that...
03-12-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6,714
Views: 1,606,168
Posted By antmaster5000

That looks amazing. Glad that you stuck with it! ...

That looks amazing. Glad that you stuck with it!

How much would you estimate that you sunk into the project?
Forum: Touring
03-04-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 282,473
Posted By antmaster5000

It was great! Of course LA was a bit of a slog,...

It was great! Of course LA was a bit of a slog, but I have positive memories about the rest of it. If I recall correctly that's where the Pacific Ocean becomes very warm and accessible relative to...
03-01-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 17,876
Views: 2,803,208
Posted By antmaster5000

Somebody please rescue this frame

Somebody please rescue this frame
Forum: Touring
03-01-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 282,473
Posted By antmaster5000

Having finished this trip, there were a total of...

Having finished this trip, there were a total of 3 days (out of 2 months) where it rained enough to justify the fenders. With that being said, they were also good to keep general dust and street...
Forum: Touring
02-26-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4,391
Views: 2,064,530
Posted By antmaster5000

Nice and clean build. Have a happy tour!

Nice and clean build. Have a happy tour!
02-20-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 52,435
Views: 7,076,059
Posted By antmaster5000

I have that problem with all too many bikes for...

I have that problem with all too many bikes for sale. What can you do~
02-19-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,410
Posted By antmaster5000

Necro post but I'm excited about my new brakes! ...

Necro post but I'm excited about my new brakes!

The spring on my old dia comp cantilevers had snapped when I was trying to adjust it and I've been having trouble finding brakes that fit on my...
02-10-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 52,435
Views: 7,076,059
Posted By antmaster5000

Tempting. In my area too. 53cm c-c. I...

Tempting. In my area too.

53cm c-c. I usually ride a 56 (5'11") and think that is a c-t 56? Can't figure out if this would fit or not
02-07-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 52,435
Views: 7,076,059
Posted By antmaster5000

Fun project. If this was local I would hop on it.

Fun project. If this was local I would hop on it.
02-04-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 63,495
Posted By antmaster5000

Looks like a Surly LHT! Sweet bike.

Looks like a Surly LHT! Sweet bike.
02-04-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7,513
Views: 2,026,652
Posted By antmaster5000

I have become sufficiently jealous and inspired...

I have become sufficiently jealous and inspired by this thread. The CL search begins!

A couple questions: Does anyone have experience buying a lone frameset and then a complete groupset? Of course...
02-04-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 52,435
Views: 7,076,059
Posted By antmaster5000

I saw that posting locally and was very...

I saw that posting locally and was very impressed! If I didn't already have a dedicated tourer I would have snatched that up. How do you guys go about acquiring the frames?
02-01-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By antmaster5000

Cool- so I am correct in trying to loosen the...

Cool- so I am correct in trying to loosen the fixed cup by turning it clockwise. It's really stuck in there (using an appropriately sized headset wrench and a hammer repeatedly has not made any...
02-01-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By antmaster5000

Good food for thought. What other information...

Good food for thought. What other information would be helpful?

Thanks for the replies everyone- Makes sense that you can just measure it once you remove it. One other question- How do I know if...
01-31-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By antmaster5000

1984 Schwinn Le Tour Luxe Sealed BB Conversion

Hey all,

Apologies if this is an obvious question, but I've done some digging and am not really satisfied. I'm re-building this bike and I'd like to go with a sealed BB. I know that I need to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 26,588
Views: 16,389,011
Posted By antmaster5000

https://i.imgur.com/H9VDIgv.jpg '99 Trek...

https://i.imgur.com/H9VDIgv.jpg

'99 Trek 5200

Fun bike. Sometimes I worry about the old carbon as it has some knicks, but bike shops have reassured me that it is safe and overbuilt.
01-15-19, 10:01 PM
Replies: 52,435
Views: 7,076,059
Posted By antmaster5000

damn that is very cool and my size.... does...

damn that is very cool

and my size.... does anyone have experience with that bar end shifter?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 130,348
Posted By antmaster5000

https://i.imgur.com/gRGGhyu.jpg rode the...

https://i.imgur.com/gRGGhyu.jpg

rode the hangover away today :)
12-20-18, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 182,270
Posted By antmaster5000

What are you planning on overhauling? Looks...

What are you planning on overhauling? Looks pretty mint as is :P
12-15-18, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17,876
Views: 2,803,208
Posted By antmaster5000

I've been watching the same bikes for the past...

I've been watching the same bikes for the past year and a half with no price changes on the Seattle craigslist. Some things never change, I guess.
Forum: Touring
12-15-18, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4,391
Views: 2,064,530
Posted By antmaster5000

I appreciate that! I've always wondered about the...

I appreciate that! I've always wondered about the two bottle cages for a supposedly top of the line tourer. I actually only had two cages for about half of my tour until I realized how much water I'd...
12-11-18, 01:48 PM
Replies: 52,435
Views: 7,076,059
Posted By antmaster5000

Cool rear rack! Reminds me of my Tubus Tara front...

Cool rear rack! Reminds me of my Tubus Tara front rack.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-18, 12:00 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 130,348
Posted By antmaster5000

Have I found the right thread for my 1999 Trek...

Have I found the right thread for my 1999 Trek 5200 OLCV? Love this bike- very zippy and feels great on Seattle hills. Thinking about switching to a 2x up front.
11-25-18, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6,574
Views: 2,019,767
Posted By antmaster5000

WOW that Cinelli is amazing. I would have settled...

WOW that Cinelli is amazing. I would have settled for either of those other two as well. Good finds :)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-18, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2,660
Views: 650,426
Posted By antmaster5000

went ahead and ordered- thanks for the tip! i had...

went ahead and ordered- thanks for the tip! i had almost these exact tires on my christmas list, but this is too good to pass up. looking forward to the ride improvement from my gatorskins.
11-09-18, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6,574
Views: 2,019,767
Posted By antmaster5000

Loved this post. I would love weekly updates haha

Loved this post. I would love weekly updates haha
11-03-18, 10:21 AM
Replies: 52,435
Views: 7,076,059
Posted By antmaster5000

You're very close to the Olympic Discovery...

You're very close to the Olympic Discovery Adventure Trail. We incorporated it into our tour of the Olympic Peninsula last summer and it was AWESOME. It pushed our touring bikes to the max but it was...
11-01-18, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 182,270
Posted By antmaster5000

That is freaking adorable. I want one for my...

That is freaking adorable. I want one for my future child
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