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10-05-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By TurboTrueno

not a helpful post here but I Just googled that...

not a helpful post here but I Just googled that Gimondi and it is sweet. It looks like my old campagnolo one which is all busted up.

thank you for this thread i would never have heard of this...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-22, 03:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 915
Posted By TurboTrueno

Yea I am a beginner and I really liked my 23s. I...

Yea I am a beginner and I really liked my 23s. I know 25 is supposed to be faster, but the 23 was more fun to me
09-22-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,427
Posted By TurboTrueno

Those electric scooters are insane I have...

Those electric scooters are insane

I have seen one ripping through a nearly-red light, at 65-70kph. Takes balls to ride that fast on one of those

I have seen a couple guys with "hacked"...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 27,248
Views: 17,832,400
Posted By TurboTrueno

Such a sweet ride! Do you remember the name of...

Such a sweet ride! Do you remember the name of the bar tape?

Love everything about it
09-15-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By TurboTrueno

i have fsa front cog and Surly rear cog. not sure...

i have fsa front cog and Surly rear cog. not sure if those are any good
it was complete silence until this new SRAM chain
09-15-22, 09:27 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,363
Posted By TurboTrueno

Too bad Here too, but this glass is on like...

Too bad

Here too, but this glass is on like main roads and 80kph roads with no parking. maybe it just was embedded in peoples' car tires etc and was carried along
09-15-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,363
Posted By TurboTrueno

I do it fairly often to avoid shattered glass. ...

I do it fairly often to avoid shattered glass. I've wondered if it is normal to have this much shattered glass on the roadside? Shattering windows is so rare in collisions, and I can tell this is...
09-14-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,668
Posted By TurboTrueno

I applaud all the ebikers doing big exercise...

I applaud all the ebikers doing big exercise here. All I see are commuters zooming up hills with legs motionless

The bike in post 52 looks really fun
09-12-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By TurboTrueno

Thanks that is a great idea. The main cog has a...

Thanks that is a great idea. The main cog has a lot of mileage on it. The rear cog has under 1000km. This could be my excuse to try out a new ratio front cog
09-12-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,668
Posted By TurboTrueno

I never even thought of E Mountain bikes. that...

I never even thought of E Mountain bikes. that does sound pretty cool. I ride in the city so I have only seen E road bikes so far
09-12-22, 12:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By TurboTrueno

Are some chains just noisier?

Noob question and I have searched

Do some chains just make more noise? I snapped my old KMC chain, got a SRAM chain and it makes a ton of noise. I've heard SRAM make many great products, so maybe...
09-11-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,668
Posted By TurboTrueno

Yea I don't understand E-bikes at all. Seems to...

Yea I don't understand E-bikes at all. Seems to defeat the entire purpose of riding. I'm sure they're fun of course
Spending $10k on a nice e-bike seems insane when you can get a sweet motorcycle of...
09-05-22, 10:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 746
Posted By TurboTrueno

That Bianchi is a sweet looking frame

That Bianchi is a sweet looking frame
08-27-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,345
Posted By TurboTrueno

had a reply typed up but it didn't go through....

had a reply typed up but it didn't go through. hopefully this does not post twice

I do like how it looks, I wanted something low-key
it was either this cage, or bike another week without water,...
08-27-22, 09:05 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,345
Posted By TurboTrueno

Bontrager carbon bottle cage I bought one at a...

Bontrager carbon bottle cage
I bought one at a local bike store. Picked the least-exciting, cheapest looking cage, and took it up to the counter. I was surprised when they told me $90. I said do you...
08-25-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 18,547
Posted By TurboTrueno

Sweet ride, wonder how it got all the way down to...

Sweet ride, wonder how it got all the way down to Chicago? Love the wheels
08-25-22, 09:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,095
Posted By TurboTrueno

Love the red bar tape, do you remember the...

Love the red bar tape, do you remember the brand/type?
Skidding on gravel sounds like a lot of fun
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,634
Posted By TurboTrueno

i don't think you are out of line at all. It is...

i don't think you are out of line at all. It is cool to see people givin' er

With fixed gear on my usual route (very hilly) I am always in this weird situation where I have to pass people on...
08-21-22, 11:44 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 18,547
Posted By TurboTrueno

New rider here. This Cramerotti was my mom's...

New rider here. This Cramerotti was my mom's courier bike year-round in Calgary for over 10 years. I remember helping carry it up the stairs to our apartment when I was a little kid

She put on the...
08-21-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By TurboTrueno

Yep impact drivers are great. You can get the...

Yep impact drivers are great. You can get the manual kind that you bump with a hammer if you don't have a power/air one

I could recommend some "grip paste" also. Can't think of the exact name I...
Forum: Commuting
08-19-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By TurboTrueno

Thank you all Ended up giving the Challenge...

Thank you all
Ended up giving the Challenge tires to a buddy. The tubes kept sneaking out of the tire bead.

Got some Vittorias now which fit completely fine. Also test fit my buddy's Gatorskin...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-17-22, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By TurboTrueno

Thank you for all the great replies! Total...

Thank you for all the great replies!

Total bike newbie here, I googled "removing downtube shifters" and everything came up with ugly holes underneath. If there are no holes then that is great...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-16-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By TurboTrueno

Welding over non-structural holes in Columbus SLX frame...ER70s-2 vs CuSi brazing?

Hey guys. Been lurking and searching for a while. I have welding experience but have never worked with bike frames or CrMo at all.

I have an old frame I am going to restore. It is a fixed-gear...
08-16-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By TurboTrueno

Awesome, thank you guys! That is a cool company...

Awesome, thank you guys! That is a cool company name
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 18,551
Posted By TurboTrueno

in the hypothetical situation that someone is...

in the hypothetical situation that someone is wordlessly tailgating me inches off my tire, yes i would try to race.
i'm out here to have fun and exercise, this ticks both those boxes
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 18,551
Posted By TurboTrueno

If someone did that to me I would go "full...

If someone did that to me I would go "full throttle". The race is on. All in good fun of course (I will probably lose)
08-15-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By TurboTrueno

Identifying an old road stem "GC"

It is an 80's road bike quill stem, engraved with a simple sans-serif "GC" logo. The letters are mostly overlapping, with the G facing backwards. The size of the logo is under 1cm square

Is it...
Forum: Commuting
08-15-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By TurboTrueno

Thank you guys. The rim tape is BBB also. It...

Thank you guys. The rim tape is BBB also. It feels plasticky

"It was so tight that even with just one bead in the center, no tube yet, I couldn't slide the tire around to line up the label with...
Forum: Commuting
08-14-22, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By TurboTrueno

Will stubborn tires become easier to mount after a few weeks?

New rider here.

I got some new tires, which I found quite difficult to install; after several hours I admitted defeat and took them to the LBS. They ended up blowing one tube during mounting. They...
08-09-22, 11:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 828
Posted By TurboTrueno

It looks really cool. I like the bar tape and...

It looks really cool. I like the bar tape and all the black accents. New fixed gear guy here myself. Getting skidding down pat was a lot easier for me on polished concrete floors (in a big...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-09-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,876
Posted By TurboTrueno

Spraymax 2k is an incredible product for what it...

Spraymax 2k is an incredible product for what it is. I was very impressed by it. The film build is kind of low imo for a rattle can product, so don't be afraid to put many coats on there if you're...
08-02-22, 11:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,314
Posted By TurboTrueno

I work in auto collision in Burnaby, and have...

I work in auto collision in Burnaby, and have worked for years on the Island in a shop that restores classic cars. Most body shops could do this very easily. It is just a matter of finding a painter...
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