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07-03-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,519
Posted By Senrab62

NBD (new bar day)

Same Pista, different bars. Still need to replace the crankset. They're effing awful, but functional. Feels weird on risers after years of mainly drops and sometimes bullhorns.
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06-20-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 47,476
Posted By Senrab62

Wait. You own 15 ASC hubs?! Beautiful and...

Wait. You own 15 ASC hubs?! Beautiful and beautifully organized collection!
05-30-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,519
Posted By Senrab62

IROn horse

Love this bike. Kinda wonky sizing (short TT) but fits well. Needs tape and probably new bar/stem combo. Rides well. Took a romp around Chicago Saturday, it was beautiful out. Nice to be getting...
05-23-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By Senrab62

2nd dibs if seatpost falls through!

2nd dibs if seatpost falls through!
05-22-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,519
Posted By Senrab62

Atala Pista

Either 74 or 75. Fitted a replacement fork, as it came with a generic aluminum. Although not original, the fork matches much better (from a Roberts). Unsure what I'll do with it, or even if I'll keep...
05-18-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,519
Posted By Senrab62

Carlton Banks

Love this bike. Don't ride it enough. Gets after it pretty good for it's age. Not the best pic, but was stopped and was admiring it. Please excuse the lights....
01-31-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 778,861
Posted By Senrab62

Stop me

From buying this one. Setup looks comfy.

https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/bik/d/chicago-mercier-kilo-tt-bicycle-single/7432592828.html
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01-03-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By Senrab62

Wait, what?! How did o miss this?!

Wait, what?! How did o miss this?!
11-22-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 87,295
Posted By Senrab62

Sorry for the delay. Been sick for about a week,...

Sorry for the delay. Been sick for about a week, haven't had the mental faculties to post much (don't even have the mental faculties when I'm healthy).

I picked these up for about $12 on Amazon....
10-18-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 87,295
Posted By Senrab62

British gentleman

Trying to get some miles in before weather turns. Love this bike. Need a period correct-ish water bottle cage, and maybe a saddle bag or handlebar bag? Period correct wheelset should be done...
10-16-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 969
Posted By Senrab62

Beautiful bike! If this was a 23-24, I'd be all...

Beautiful bike! If this was a 23-24, I'd be all over it. GLWS!
10-08-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 87,295
Posted By Senrab62

Prepping this bike for sale, took it for a quick,...

Prepping this bike for sale, took it for a quick, goodbye spin. Great bike, just no practical use. Skidding makes me nervous, and not smart on tubulars LOL. Practice in scrubbing speed before...
08-15-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,897
Posted By Senrab62

Inseam, or standover is not most important in my...

Inseam, or standover is not most important in my opinion. TT length is most important, in my experience for best fit.

I'd measure CTC TT of a bike that feels comfortable, and use that as a...
08-15-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 87,295
Posted By Senrab62

Quick ride this morning. Weather is beautiful in...

Quick ride this morning. Weather is beautiful in Chicago area. Trying to soak it all in while I'm able. Shoulder injury has limited my mileage lately.

Changed to drop bars and dropped bar level a...
08-02-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 87,295
Posted By Senrab62

Beautiful build! Love it. Thanks for sharing! ...

Beautiful build! Love it. Thanks for sharing!

What tires are those?
07-27-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 87,295
Posted By Senrab62

Done!

Will get final weight. Will be in the 21.5ish rate I think with Brooks. With higher end/lighter tires and tubes could probably shave a couple hundred grams.

One time owned by Martin Copland who...
07-27-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,524
Posted By Senrab62

Donezo

Will get final weight. Will be in the 21.5ish rate I think with Brooks. With higher end/lighter tires and tubes could probably shave a couple hundred grams.

One time owned by Martin Copland who...
06-21-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,248
Posted By Senrab62

Just found this thread, but never post in this...

Just found this thread, but never post in this forum. Sorry for the late addition.

I have a bike with an S3X hub, and it's not a gravel type frame. I have done some easy gravel with, and varied...
06-14-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,505
Posted By Senrab62

Basically where I am. Just love bikes and riding....

Basically where I am. Just love bikes and riding. Primarily fixed, but mix it up. Variety is the spice of life!
06-02-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,610
Posted By Senrab62

Haha! Twinsies

I used the same frame for a build for my ex girlfriend. These are great frames for this type of build. I set her's up with nitto MTB bars, and suntour XC shifters and stock mechs. Stock wheelset and...
05-27-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7,643
Views: 842,152
Posted By Senrab62

RHM saddle

Got this from rhm today. Awful pic, fantastic saddle. Flawless. Going on the Claud Butler.
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05-22-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,243
Posted By Senrab62

Glad you're safe! Had a couple similar issues,...

Glad you're safe! Had a couple similar issues, one with a chain failing bombing down a hill at about 30 mph, and one similar to yours off-road with shrubbery interfering with the chain. Very grateful...
05-17-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4,922
Views: 702,115
Posted By Senrab62

Excited as well. This will be run with tubulars,...

Excited as well. This will be run with tubulars, so clearance should be sufficient. Hopefully will have this installed in time for my 40th birthday 40 miles fixed gear ride in a couple weeks. Hoping...
05-17-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4,922
Views: 702,115
Posted By Senrab62

Brake mount solution

Bit the bullet:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_20210517_132811_931_1c943ab23dc5f25236f4da84e4111aaa1431350b.jpg

Cleaner and don't have to feel fork...
05-14-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 14,743
Views: 3,563,409
Posted By Senrab62

Last thing I need is another bike...

But this followed me home. Parts scavenge. Anyone in Chicago/burbs who wants frame with shoved in post is welcome to it.
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05-12-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 87,295
Posted By Senrab62

Vintage Carlton

Have had this frame for like 3+ years. Shakedown ride tonight. Finally got it built. Need some adjustments, different pedal/cage combo (had custom straps made) and some bar tape. Plan 15-20 miles on...
04-28-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,517
Posted By Senrab62

I personally have GK slick in 26 and love them....

I personally have GK slick in 26 and love them. Good all rounder. They do measure small (narrow) in my experience, but present a great value. Superior in every way in my experience compared to...
04-12-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,987
Posted By Senrab62

From the feedback you can see the love and...

From the feedback you can see the love and passion. It's what's awesome about the forum and bicycles in general. Do what you will as long as you ride it. Thanks for sharing!
04-12-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,987
Posted By Senrab62

Beautiful build

Perfect blend of period correct and modern. Classy af!
04-08-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,146
Posted By Senrab62

Moar pics, some catalog scans as well: ...

Moar pics, some catalog scans as well:

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_20210407_165131_019_5e901f0cad02df20ae2ac649d2dd5061de3548e3.jpg...
04-08-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,146
Posted By Senrab62

Claud Butler track/path frame 1955?

Hey all. I know I've been saying no more frames or projects, and I did mean it when I said it last. "Did" is also past tense! :roflmao: Saw this one, and had to pounce. Not a value pick up due to...
04-06-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 87,295
Posted By Senrab62

Today's ride

Needs a bath. Heavy with the s3x wheelset (heavy, but indestructible) but rides smooth and perfect for hillier terrain. The weight doesn't impact average speed that I have noticed too much. Columbus...
04-03-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,923
Posted By Senrab62

[QUOTE=Gods lonely man;21998390] Skid...

[QUOTE=Gods lonely man;21998390]

Skid stopping and big gears on 20-50 mile fixed rides is silly and absurd. I am perfectly capable of skid stopping, it just makes no sense to me. The connection to...
04-02-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 87,295
Posted By Senrab62

Appreciate the thorough explanation. I...

Appreciate the thorough explanation.

I don't skid either, and never wanted to. Bikes look cleaner w/o brakes, especially track bikes, but skidding ruins tires and is inefficient as eff. Not worth...
04-01-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 87,295
Posted By Senrab62

LOOOOOVE this bike. Considering the 650b...

LOOOOOVE this bike. Considering the 650b conversion for the red bike. How do you like it so far. How did it impact geometry/feel? Any regrets? 23mm max tire width is not ideal.

Build looks...
03-28-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 87,295
Posted By Senrab62

That "fastback" style stay treatment is a...

That "fastback" style stay treatment is a trademark of Ron Boi (the builder) and many others for that matter. I always have appreciated the look.

Very short reach calipers are needed. Need...
03-26-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 87,295
Posted By Senrab62

Maintenance ride. Shooting for 80+ a week. Old...

Maintenance ride. Shooting for 80+ a week. Old man ****. Still not sure on components. Have a different saddle tI need to install, and looking for a different front caliper option.

Crusty and...
03-26-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Nbd
Views: 1,313
Posted By Senrab62

ISO BB, surprisingly. Thought it could be Italian...

ISO BB, surprisingly. Thought it could be Italian based on the dove cutout.

Posted this in another thread, but oh what the hell:...
03-22-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 87,295
Posted By Senrab62

Funny you mention this: There is another thread...

Funny you mention this: There is another thread in C&V regarding a track bike that appears to have fork damage from a Keirin fork mounted caliper similar to mine. That coupled with my experience...
03-18-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 87,295
Posted By Senrab62

Almost done!

Took out for maiden voyage. Developed separation (visible at 9 o'clock on rear wheel) on tubular. Don't know if it's deformed or just came unglued. Either way, new tubs and glue is in order. Took...
03-04-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 87,295
Posted By Senrab62

Got out yesterday, mid 50's so it's basically...

Got out yesterday, mid 50's so it's basically summer here in the Midwest.
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03-02-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,359
Posted By Senrab62

Multiple gears. Will allow you to manage effort,...

Multiple gears. Will allow you to manage effort, which will prevent sweaty messenger work day. Unless you have a shower at work. If you do, than mix it up.
03-01-21, 10:19 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 87,295
Posted By Senrab62

I hear you

bykemike beautiful project you have there. And I agree. I have some good quality bikes, but have been focusing on quality and uniqueness the past couple of years. Enjoy and ride as much as possible.
03-01-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 87,295
Posted By Senrab62

Beautiful!

Was this the 58cm on the auction site?! I was watching that one also. Beautiful details on that. Can't wait to see it built up!
02-22-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,231
Posted By Senrab62

Updates with pics

Overhauled, ready to roll. Still need to reglue tubs, going to try current tires and will upgrade/replace once I get some mileage in.

Love this bike. It's sassy. Still need saddle, chain,...
02-22-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Nbd
Views: 1,313
Posted By Senrab62

Lazy

Sorry I was lazy and didn't post pics. Almost done. Overhauled headset. New BB. Repurposed crankset. Still need to reglue tubs, and see if I like them enough to invest in some new/better quality....
02-14-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 87,295
Posted By Senrab62

I've posted this before, but here it is 100%...

I've posted this before, but here it is 100% donezo. Rides great, smooth, and ability to adjust GI for wind or hills. Will be trying to get a bunch of miles on this once the weather eases up. ...
02-10-21, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Nbd
Views: 1,313
Posted By Senrab62

Nbd

Please see link. So very lazy of me, I know. Anyone with any ideas on builder? Would appreciate it greatly.
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02-07-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 87,295
Posted By Senrab62

These shots are from tonight. Yay negative degree...

These shots are from tonight. Yay negative degree riding! First time riding brakeless in at least half a decade. I now am reminded why I don't do it. Damn right scary with the snow/ice. Don't...
02-05-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,578
Posted By Senrab62

This one for sure was intended to have three, I...

This one for sure was intended to have three, I can see where the repair is under the powder coating. Shame, because it'll add more expense.

That Behringer is beautiful! I'm fortunate that this...
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