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04-27-11, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By j. hughes

It actually went really well. I don't really...

It actually went really well. I don't really thing the bike held me back at all and upgraded pads did fine. I never did race it on any extremely muddy courses though. It was kind of a dry fall when I...
04-26-11, 07:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,416
Posted By j. hughes

What tape is that? The yellow looks like the...

What tape is that? The yellow looks like the perfect match for my old school allez. I've been looking for two years for the right yellow!
btw, bike looks great.
11-16-10, 10:34 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 108,619
Posted By j. hughes

PM sent

PM sent
07-18-10, 09:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,719
Posted By j. hughes

^The Eurosport cast I was watching mentioned a...

^The Eurosport cast I was watching mentioned a rumor of "Contaleck" as teamates next year. Am I late here or is this a long-standing rumor?
07-18-10, 08:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,719
Posted By j. hughes

can't believe they're letting menchov go like that

can't believe they're letting menchov go like that
07-14-10, 10:09 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,492
Posted By j. hughes

Awesome Pig. You should get it back! My brother...

Awesome Pig. You should get it back!
My brother had a 72 40. It was awesome.
I just joined the fold with this...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4050/4665118808_3e28655eca.jpg

It's a work in...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-10, 12:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,201
Posted By j. hughes

I use motionx-gps...

I use motionx-gps (http://news.motionx.com/category/motionx-gps/) for iphone and the
Arkon bike mount...
03-19-10, 08:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,708
Posted By j. hughes

Looks like it can be yours on eBay...

Looks like it can be yours
on eBay (http://cgi.ebay.com/52cm-Campagnolo-50th-Anniversary-serotta-frameset-RARE_W0QQitemZ310206738727QQcmdZViewItemQQptZRoad_Bikes?hash=item4839c33127#ht_4857wt_1026)
03-19-10, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7,477
Views: 2,022,104
Posted By j. hughes

This count? 93 lugged CrMo Allez Pro (came with...

This count?
93 lugged CrMo Allez Pro (came with 8 spd 600 sti group, now running 10 speed campy ergo mix)

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4014/4439182600_c622f5d24b_b.jpg


up next is a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-10, 07:12 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 256,668
Posted By j. hughes

Previously posted 93 Allez Pro upgraded to 10...

Previously posted 93 Allez Pro upgraded to 10 speed campy (Chorus levers, Centaur brakes, Veloce deraileurs) and compact crank.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4014/4439182600_c622f5d24b_b.jpg
...
03-08-10, 07:21 PM
Replies: 52,357
Views: 7,060,550
Posted By j. hughes

You ever ride one of those John? I can't...

You ever ride one of those John?
I can't imagine shifting through 50 gears.
Seems ridiculous.
03-08-10, 09:35 AM
Replies: 52,357
Views: 7,060,550
Posted By j. hughes

What in the world is going on here? Crazy...

What in the world is going on here?

Crazy Vintage "50 Speed" bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-10, 10:28 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,025
Posted By j. hughes

Saw some guys with P90x notebooks at the gym last...

Saw some guys with P90x notebooks at the gym last night.

I never realized standing around watching other people exercise was a way to get ripped.
03-01-10, 10:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,280
Posted By j. hughes

Nope, they won't. Especially if you end up...

Nope, they won't. Especially if you end up passing a bunch of people.
You'll have alot of supporters
Here's mine (now with permanent stem and better brakes.)
...
02-28-10, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 372,026
Posted By j. hughes

Phantom double post

Phantom double post
02-28-10, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 372,026
Posted By j. hughes

Have: Campagnolo Veloce 10 speed Front der....

Have: Campagnolo Veloce 10 speed Front der. (regular) in 32 mm clamp size, slightly used

Want: Same but in 28.6 clamp size (can be compact or regular)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-10, 10:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,569
Posted By j. hughes

^Careful, I've overdone it before. I still can't...

^Careful, I've overdone it before. I still can't get the damn thing off. I think I need a bench vice for extra leverage. I broke a chain whip trying to remove it.
02-10-10, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,136,501
Posted By j. hughes

^What are the measurements on that frame? ...

^What are the measurements on that frame?
Thanks,
Josh
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-10, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By j. hughes

Measuring true inseam is the same as PBH, right?...

Measuring true inseam is the same as PBH, right? if so, I'm at 89.22 cm so that would give me a range (according to the above %s) of 169.5-182.9 and all the way to 192.7 from the Zinn # which seems a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-10, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By j. hughes

172.5 too short for me?

I'm upgrading my drivetrain to 10 speed Campy (yes, I'm buying obsolescence) and switching to a compact crank.
I have found that, in general, 172.5 cranksets seem to be a little cheaper and...
02-05-10, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,326
Posted By j. hughes

Congrats on that sweet frame Since it is a...

Congrats on that sweet frame

Since it is a cross bike, maybe you could go 1x7? Just get a wide range cassette and a chainguard on the outer with a jump stop instead of a front der?
As for the...
02-02-10, 04:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,700
Posted By j. hughes

Glad you ended up with that. I talked with the...

Glad you ended up with that. I talked with the guy 3 or 4 times and almost pulled the trigger but couldn't justify it.
I almost put it on ebay/CL finds here but in the back of my head kept thinking...
01-31-10, 08:22 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,136,501
Posted By j. hughes

HAVE: Just seeing if I can get stuff I need or...

HAVE:
Just seeing if I can get stuff I need or I could sell here before I put this up on ebay.

I have a Shimano 600 Ultegra Tricolor group, mostly Good Cosmetic condition (small scuffs on crank...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-10, 09:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,133
Posted By j. hughes

This works well for me....

This works well for me. (http://www.amazon.com/Arkon-Bicycle-Mount-iPhone-Black/dp/B002CQTYDY/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=wireless&qid=1264562957&sr=8-1)

Of course, I don't know whether you have an...
01-24-10, 10:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 999
Posted By j. hughes

^Sorry, can't help you. Just wanted to say that...

^Sorry, can't help you. Just wanted to say that is a sweet frame and I'm green with envy!
I'd love to find a vintage CX bike.

Enjoy it. I look forward to hearing if anyone has any details.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-10, 06:27 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 256,668
Posted By j. hughes

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2668/4103717357_377...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2668/4103717357_3776998d54_b.jpg


1993 Allez Pro w/ full Shimano 600 STi

I want to go 10 speed (maybe SRAM) and get a carbon fork


(cross-chaining just for...
01-14-10, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,720
Posted By j. hughes

^Wow, I love that bike. My size too! Enjoy it.

^Wow, I love that bike. My size too!
Enjoy it.
01-13-10, 02:44 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 20,358
Posted By j. hughes

Just got mine from USPS. Better quality than I...

Just got mine from USPS. Better quality than I expected.
Thanks a ton Brian

Now all I have to do is find a 531 bike!
01-10-10, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,514
Posted By j. hughes

I think I have one or two I'm not using. If you...

I think I have one or two I'm not using. If you can tell me the cheapest way to get it to you over there it's yours for shipping.



If I ship it this way, should I put it in a small box or will...
12-17-09, 06:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,035
Posted By j. hughes

[QUOTE=kevinsubaru;10154922]I love that fork, but...

[QUOTE=kevinsubaru;10154922]I love that fork, but it's a Dean, so yeah...:) these two forks are very similar, but both are track bikes I believe..
...
12-16-09, 09:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,035
Posted By j. hughes

I think it's because titanium is tougher to work...

I think it's because titanium is tougher to work with. the few you do see have no bend and (to me anyways) aren't so great looking....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-09, 04:07 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 31,940
Posted By j. hughes

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2668/4103717357_377...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2668/4103717357_3776998d54_b.jpg

1993 Allez Pro
Replies: 24
Views: 2,336
Posted By j. hughes

^what size is it again? let me know before you...

^what size is it again? let me know before you put it on ebay, i could be interested. plus, i'm in NC often.
Replies: 24
Views: 2,336
Posted By j. hughes

Every time you post this pic, I kick myself for...

Every time you post this pic, I kick myself for not picking that frame up! (I was the one that posted it in the ebay/CL thread)
How well does it ride, or has it not been built up yet?

Sorry to...
12-09-09, 11:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,157
Posted By j. hughes

Same thing happened to me with a trek 520....

Same thing happened to me with a trek 520. However, I got lucky with some penetrating oil and some needle nose pliers and a frustrating amount of time. Now, i just need to get around to ordering...
12-08-09, 10:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By j. hughes

No, you've got it backwards. Since you have a 7...

No, you've got it backwards. Since you have a 7 speed cassette (or freewheel) you need 7 speed shifters. Any derailer will work.
12-08-09, 10:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,710
Posted By j. hughes

Thanks for the responses. So, this wouldn't...

Thanks for the responses.
So, this wouldn't open up enough for the above applications? Seems like it would

HF 3" Swivel Vise...
12-08-09, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,710
Posted By j. hughes

What type of bench vise for cycle repairs?

Like removing tough cassettes, BB fixed cups, etc?

The clamp on ones are definitely out right?

Will a $20 generic Harbor Freight vise work for me?

Thanks in advance
12-08-09, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By j. hughes

^Wasn't he (Red Rocks Tesh, not sick bicycle...

^Wasn't he (Red Rocks Tesh, not sick bicycle building Tesch) an NCSU alum Robbie?

BTW, that's a really BA bike!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-09, 12:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 657
Posted By j. hughes

^yes. use elmer's glue. and try not to get any...

^yes. use elmer's glue. and try not to get any down the seat tube.
12-07-09, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3,088
Views: 2,619,955
Posted By j. hughes

^I might be interested in that 46T ring. PM sent.

^I might be interested in that 46T ring. PM sent.
12-06-09, 05:35 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 20,358
Posted By j. hughes

I'm in for an M if they come in around $10ish

I'm in for an M if they come in around $10ish
12-05-09, 12:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 716
Posted By j. hughes

You could have those old shirts "remade" ...

You could have those old shirts "remade"
http://www.rebornbymaggie.net/
11-19-09, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,136,501
Posted By j. hughes

^these are a pretty good deal if you're just...

^these are a pretty good deal if you're just looking for cheap?
Nashbar Panniers (http://www.nashbar.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/Product_10053_10052_165648_-1_201511_10000_201516)
11-18-09, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 569
Posted By j. hughes

No, I'm 6'1. I think my bike is a size too small...

No, I'm 6'1. I think my bike is a size too small for me though.
11-17-09, 09:18 AM
Replies: 52,357
Views: 7,060,550
Posted By j. hughes

Cool Claud Butler MTB frame...

Cool Claud Butler MTB frame (http://cgi.ebay.com/Vintage-Claud-Butler-mountain-bike-frame-English-rare_W0QQitemZ380178364641QQcmdZViewItemQQptZMountain_Bikes?hash=item58846578e1#ht_5702wt_1167)

...
11-15-09, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By j. hughes

Wow. Nice. You really manage to get your hands...

Wow. Nice. You really manage to get your hands on some good ones!
11-14-09, 06:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,180
Posted By j. hughes

I know this isn't the same vintage you speak of,...

I know this isn't the same vintage you speak of, but I just thought I'd post a steel Allez. It's a 93 Pro. I'm pondering getting rid of it (to thin the herd and make room for a CX bike) but I don't...
11-12-09, 08:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,580
Posted By j. hughes

I wonder why I've been so lucky using just 1...

I wonder why I've been so lucky using just 1 salsa crossing guard on my 1x8? Never used a jump stop or anything else on the inside. Have anything to do with 8 vs 9 in back?
Btw, I love the 1x#...
11-12-09, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 569
Posted By j. hughes

^So, is this just something you have to deal with...

^So, is this just something you have to deal with when racing or is it simply that I have the wrong tool for the job?

Also, anyone know approx. how long the Charlotte course was?
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