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10-09-19, 10:23 AM
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Posted By pressed001

http://www.ritzelrechner.de...

http://www.ritzelrechner.de (http://www.ritzelrechner.de/)
10-08-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By pressed001

The naming convention for these bikes is just...

The naming convention for these bikes is just great. I looked at the Inbred too but didn't like the geometry that much. Love the dar-dee-dar graphics and name though.
10-07-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,116
Posted By pressed001

The only time I had weird steering issues is when...

The only time I had weird steering issues is when I over-tightened the headset. And if I remember correctly it was pulling to the right.
10-07-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,395
Posted By pressed001

So after 6 months of riding I am deciding to...

So after 6 months of riding I am deciding to ditch the frame. Already have one on the way from China:

https://i.postimg.cc/T3jpF8j1/F1.jpg (https://postimg.cc/TKwd544v)
...
10-07-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By pressed001

On-One 456 Build Project

Hello everyone,

Fall is here and so a new project.

I stumbled upon an original 456 size L in the German classifieds and after some research decided to buy it. Luckily On-One still sells the...
09-25-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 321
Posted By pressed001

Great link. Thanks for the info. After...

Great link. Thanks for the info.

After hearing back from the frame builders I have decided against welding the frame. According to them the frame would slightly deform from the process and would...
09-23-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 321
Posted By pressed001

First off I want to thank everyone for the...

First off I want to thank everyone for the replies. Also I want to apologize for any unclarity on my part.

I realize that there is a lot of love for keeping these older (a perspective thing, no...
09-22-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 321
Posted By pressed001

Sorry, dropping some military lingo. I just meant...

Sorry, dropping some military lingo. I just meant "nice" wheels. Nice as in 320g, 35mm wide, tubeless, hookless nice. 😁👍
09-22-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 321
Posted By pressed001

Been there, done that. I've already got 2...

Been there, done that. I've already got 2 companies that can weld the frame and another ghat can T6 heat treat it.

Just wondering what process GT used so I can keep it the same.

If you Google...
09-22-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 321
Posted By pressed001

I really want the discs so that I can use some...

I really want the discs so that I can use some high-speed, low-drag carbon wheels. The pickings are thin for 26" rim-brake rims.
09-22-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 321
Posted By pressed001

GT Tempest, 7005 aluminum

Hello all,
I have what I believe to be a '95 GT Tempest made from 7005 Aluminum. Wondering two things: Serial number on the NDS dropout says H4L18880. What does all this mean?

Also, a much more...
09-20-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 39,506
Posted By pressed001

That is for sure aluminum. I love the grungy look...

That is for sure aluminum. I love the grungy look of it. Looks like a real work horse. Someone also polished it up quite a lot from the looks of the welds. I can only wonder how much the polished the...
09-15-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 39,506
Posted By pressed001

I think it looks pretty good already. Maybe check...

I think it looks pretty good already. Maybe check if anything needs replacement like the BB or headset.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,187
Posted By pressed001

Thanks for the info. I'm actually liking this...

Thanks for the info. I'm actually liking this thread. There's some rims popping up that I had not known about.
Forum: Commuting
08-16-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,912
Posted By pressed001

I think commutes are most likely shorter than...

I think commutes are most likely shorter than group rides. Any extraordinary ride will leave you hanging behind. Best thing to do is just get used to those long rides and pace yourself for them....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,187
Posted By pressed001

What kind of rim/tire are you using? Zipp 30...

What kind of rim/tire are you using? Zipp 30 Course? I like the dimensions on those, never seen them before.

For riding through Zürich I hit a and jump a lot of curbs, some of which are sharp....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,187
Posted By pressed001

This is incorrect. My sram apex caliper set...

This is incorrect. My sram apex caliper set clears my 30mm wide rims with 28mm (31mm mounted) maxxis padrones. Also my Kuota Concept brakeset clears the wide setup even better.



For me hookless...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,187
Posted By pressed001

Wide, hookless, tubeless aluminum rim-brake rims! I wish!

So, the future of road rims is wider. I don't mean a measly 25mm outer width. I'm talking 30mm outer width AND tubeless/hookless compatible. This new wider-is-better isn't restricted for mountain...
06-03-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 39,506
Posted By pressed001

Very nice

Very nice
06-03-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 39,506
Posted By pressed001

That looks real nice. A carbon fork and bars make...

That looks real nice. A carbon fork and bars make a big difference.
05-25-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By pressed001

I think you're cool here with some 2 part epoxy...

I think you're cool here with some 2 part epoxy and then some white touch-up paint.

I'd hate to see the bike after you remove the BB! ;)
05-25-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,323
Posted By pressed001

Great input and great points. Thank you. I check...

Great input and great points. Thank you. I check all this out and found a monster awesome article here (https://www.pinkbike.com/news/rim-widths-comparison-test-mountain-bike.html). What a great...
05-24-19, 12:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,323
Posted By pressed001

I would say that we do pretty different types of...

I would say that we do pretty different types of biking. I like what you say though and it is all true. What do you mean by "tubes"? Tubular? I like Ardents and I love Maxxis. Sad to say though,...
05-24-19, 12:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,323
Posted By pressed001

Well this little piggy's gonna be purdy. Mmm'kay.

Well this little piggy's gonna be purdy. Mmm'kay.
05-24-19, 12:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,323
Posted By pressed001

My road bike has 29mm wide tubeless-hookless rims...

My road bike has 29mm wide tubeless-hookless rims with 28mm tires which pump out to 30mm on the wider rims. The benefits are lower pressure, more grip, and more ride comfort and are not limited to...
05-19-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,323
Posted By pressed001

Thanks. Yeah, I do CC and only when it is either...

Thanks. Yeah, I do CC and only when it is either dry or close to it so for me that 160mm disc has plenty of clearance.

I really want to get away from any type of rim brakes because the rim is an...
05-16-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,878
Posted By pressed001

Yeah I wouldn't mind knowing how the build-up is...

Yeah I wouldn't mind knowing how the build-up is going either.
05-15-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,323
Posted By pressed001

Thanks. I like it a lot too. But I build my own...

Thanks. I like it a lot too. But I build my own wheels and there just aint no one out there that makes HQ, wide profile, hookless, tubeless compatible rims for rim-brake bikes. So I really want to...
Forum: Commuting
05-11-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,544
Posted By pressed001

Wow this stuff looks great!

Wow this stuff looks great!
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-11-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,024
Posted By pressed001

Lookin real good!

Lookin real good!
05-10-19, 12:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By pressed001

I wouldn't worry about it. If no new H2O is...

I wouldn't worry about it. If no new H2O is introduced, the rusting will stop. If only slight amounts of H2O are introduced it will take 100+ years to eat through enough steel to cause damage....
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-09-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,024
Posted By pressed001

Got a real deal on an original SS Dahon in March....

Got a real deal on an original SS Dahon in March. Sold it to a German, as usual. Pics are here. (https://postimg.cc/gallery/2v9rmbrhq/)

I wan't particularly impressed with it. It was real heavy...
Forum: Commuting
05-09-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,544
Posted By pressed001

This doesn't happen often, bob, so let me enjoy...

This doesn't happen often, bob, so let me enjoy it...

You're wrong. :roflmao:

The term "waterproof" when dealing with fabrics does not mean "impermeable."

Joseph's post on Columbia Omni-Tech...
Forum: Introductions
05-09-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By pressed001

Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Introductions
05-09-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By pressed001

Welcome to the forums. I have family right...

Welcome to the forums. I have family right outside of Hop-town by Fort Campbell.

Thanks to them, I make the best BBQ mutton this side of the prime meridian.

Happy riding!
Forum: Commuting
05-09-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,544
Posted By pressed001

I would also suggest goretex. If you aren't...

I would also suggest goretex.

If you aren't powering it and don't sweat like a pig while sitting you should be fine. But with any waterproof jacket, the water vapor will condense if you're...
05-09-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By pressed001

622mm is the bead seat diameter of "700c" wheels....

622mm is the bead seat diameter of "700c" wheels. 35mm is the width . The tires you want will say either 35*622 or 700x35c.

You don't necessarily need to buy what is already on there. With a...
05-08-19, 11:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,280
Posted By pressed001

I have to disagree. Same concept as fart...

I have to disagree.

Same concept as fart cans on cars. Idiots and children love loud vehicles even if they are not fast.

Same as Chris King, Maserati has designed a special exhaust system for...
05-07-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,280
Posted By pressed001

Shimano FH-7700. Practically silent. I love it...

Shimano FH-7700. Practically silent. I love it and wish all hubs were so quiet.
05-07-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,603
Posted By pressed001

Spot on. Cycling will boom where it is a...

Spot on.

Cycling will boom where it is a convenience. At the moment the automobile is far too cheap and convenient to allow for a bike-boom which will only happen if certain economic conditions...
05-05-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,539
Posted By pressed001

Any updates? How's he doing? I would assume a...

Any updates? How's he doing? I would assume a pretty severe brain injury given the time he has been out. How's his family doing? Did they find the driver? If so, what's the story?
05-05-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,323
Posted By pressed001

I was surprised when the rear wheel from my...

I was surprised when the rear wheel from my wife's bike mounted up with zero clearance issues. There is already plenty of room for the 160mm rotor and maybe even a 180.
...
05-05-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,323
Posted By pressed001

Yeah, this I will think about. Looking into steel...

Yeah, this I will think about. Looking into steel HT frames I found the Kona Unit looks pretty nice. You're right, the dropouts are already at 135mm. Thanks for the input!
05-05-19, 05:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,323
Posted By pressed001

The next step being considered is conversion for...

The next step being considered is conversion for disc brakes. V-brakes is the one factor which is preventing me from installing some top quality wheels. Maybe we can change this? What I will do later...
05-05-19, 04:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,323
Posted By pressed001

Picked up the frame yesterday: ...

Picked up the frame yesterday:

https://i.postimg.cc/rygkphQF/20190505-123604.jpg (https://postimg.cc/14gTCrkL)

https://i.postimg.cc/Y0DZzss6/20190505-123533.jpg (https://postimg.cc/gLRgYNdj)
...
05-03-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,239
Posted By pressed001

A year ago I sold off about half of my bikes in...

A year ago I sold off about half of my bikes in order to make a play-room out of the hobby-room that I had. Honestly although I miss the bikes, I don't regret selling them. There's always more bikes....
04-29-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,433
Posted By pressed001

I wonder if there is a common denominator here. I...

I wonder if there is a common denominator here. I have CB EB3's on all my bikes and never had a problem.

Are you guys clydesdale's?

Do you guys mash instead of spin?

Do you live in coastal...
04-29-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,589
Posted By pressed001

OK. Most importantly, we all know that Quaker Oat...

OK. Most importantly, we all know that Quaker Oat Squares are really good only if you put tons of sugar and cream on them, completely defeating the purpose. :)

So you have a lot of kids or you...
04-29-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,589
Posted By pressed001

You must also be from Europe. :(

You must also be from Europe. :(
04-28-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,433
Posted By pressed001

Looks like you ride a whole lot more than I do. I...

Looks like you ride a whole lot more than I do. I have ridden about 4k KM per year for the past 4 years and use CB Eggbeater 3's. Never once had a problem and am still using the original cleats from...
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