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01-15-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 450
Posted By the sci guy

Agree these frames are so wonderful. I will look...

Agree these frames are so wonderful. I will look into the Shimano wheelsets.

Hereís the bike:
...
01-11-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 613
Posted By the sci guy

I actually just sold 2 bikes because i needed a)...

I actually just sold 2 bikes because i needed a) space in the garage, b) money



As a bike commuter on a single speed, i am pretty used to doing everything through more effort, instead of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10,353
Views: 3,056,272
Posted By the sci guy

Ahoy everyone!! Excited to join this thread. I...

Ahoy everyone!! Excited to join this thread.
I picked up my dream bike last month - a 2001 R1000 CAAD4. It's almost like new condition, save a decent scrape on the chainstay where there was some...
12-11-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By the sci guy

Thanks for the compliments everyone - it was a...

Thanks for the compliments everyone - it was a fun project bike for me.

This bike is now sold!!

Canít believe I tried selling it on FB marketplace for the past 5 months I should have just come...
12-10-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By the sci guy

SOLD: 1994 Specialized Hard Rock Rebuild

***SOLD***

If this isn't considered classic/vintage enough, please feel free to move it to regular For Sale forum...

This is an updated classic Specialized Hard Rock MTB/trail bike. This was...
12-10-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 552
Posted By the sci guy

More pics showing condition of the frame ...

More pics showing condition of the frame

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12-10-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 552
Posted By the sci guy

FS: 1974 Raleigh Super Tourer

** THIS HAS BEEN SOLD**

For sale is a rare 1974 Raleigh Super Tourer, made in England. This was my first resto-mod project, & while I do love this bike I just don't find myself reaching to ride it...
11-12-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 691
Posted By the sci guy

How bad is this damage to the chainstay??

Looks like maybe it's from the chain popping off and being ground a little between the frame and the chainring? It's the only blemish on an otherwise gorgeous bike.

I can't tell if the chainstay...
11-12-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,021
Posted By the sci guy

Good news! The 700x25s arrived today (early) and...

Good news! The 700x25s arrived today (early) and I put them on and there is plenty of clearance so we are good to go! Huzzah!

Thanks everyone for all the thoughts on this debacle.
11-06-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,021
Posted By the sci guy

Picked up a set of Mavic CXP Elites with 105 hubs...

Picked up a set of Mavic CXP Elites with 105 hubs from the shop today.
Put these Dura Ace wheels on FB Marketplace a few hours ago.

Thanks for all the input. It was helpful even if I am getting...
10-27-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,078
Posted By the sci guy

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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10-27-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,791
Posted By the sci guy

anyone else get a security warning from their...

anyone else get a security warning from their browser when they try to go to bikepedia lately?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 27,096
Views: 17,515,287
Posted By the sci guy

Currently my only road bike is my '87 Cilo, w/...

Currently my only road bike is my '87 Cilo, w/ all original Shimano 600. Constantly trolling for a '99-'02 Cannondale R800 or R1000 though.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,815
Posted By the sci guy

black bikes are boring. colors, always. when my...

black bikes are boring. colors, always.
when my 2016 roubaix in yellow/blue cracked, and specialized warrantied it with a matte black w/ orange/red decals, i sold it. it was ugly af.
07-16-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,612
Posted By the sci guy

Purple Chasertech 10t jockey wheels: installed ...

Purple Chasertech 10t jockey wheels: installed


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07-15-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8,076
Views: 2,628,427
Posted By the sci guy

good lord y'all are tall

good lord y'all are tall
07-02-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,056
Posted By the sci guy

bar tape in yellow, white, or red only if you can...

bar tape in yellow, white, or red only if you can find one similar enough to the frame red.
06-19-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1,592
Views: 324,566
Posted By the sci guy

Had a great morning in Chappell Hill TX today....

Had a great morning in Chappell Hill TX today. Love this bike.

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06-04-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 10,578
Posted By the sci guy

I think the definition of "classic" with music,...

I think the definition of "classic" with music, much like with bikes, depends on how it's being used. To me, classic can be used as "that's a classic!" as in, it's an important, stand out piece of...
05-31-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By the sci guy

The chain isnít rubbing, but I did find what I...

The chain isnít rubbing, but I did find what I think the culprit is and I think I fixed it.

I assume itís still possible to find replacement wheels for Shimano 600 6200 series derailleur?



...
05-27-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7,991
Views: 2,402,755
Posted By the sci guy

Just stumbled across this thread and thought I'd...

Just stumbled across this thread and thought I'd share my latest project - cross-post from the MTB forum I guess! I hope rebuilds of vintage/classic MTBs still count for this thread?!

A neighbor...
05-25-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,513
Posted By the sci guy

It is. It's an 11-42t 9 speed cassette. I swapped...

It is. It's an 11-42t 9 speed cassette. I swapped out the wheels for new ones that had a 9 speed hub. The entire groupset is Microshift Advent so I had no issues with the new derailleur working with...
05-23-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,513
Posted By the sci guy

Thanks. I was pretty pleased how it turned out. I...

Thanks. I was pretty pleased how it turned out. I wish all the shades of red were more matched but in the end it's pretty close. I thought it was funny how even the grips and the chainring both from...
05-20-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,513
Posted By the sci guy

Just finished this '94 Specialized HardRock Rebuild

Just showing off, here.
I took a lot of "during" the rebuild pics so if you want to see the build in progress the full album is here:...
05-17-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 30,522
Posted By the sci guy

i stashed that coda stem in there when I had the...

i stashed that coda stem in there when I had the box in the back half of last year. Glad someone nabbed it!
05-03-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By the sci guy

Yeah itís all part of the frame itself. ...

Yeah itís all part of the frame itself.

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05-03-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,689
Posted By the sci guy

Just happened to see this thread today! I picked...

Just happened to see this thread today! I picked up a what we think is a 1987 Cilo last year from a lady on Facebook Marketplace. It was in pretty decent shape, but tore it down and cleaned it up and...
04-18-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,096
Posted By the sci guy

As a long time fan of the Dave Matthews Band...

As a long time fan of the Dave Matthews Band (having seen them in concert close to 30 times from 1998-2007) Iíd say theyíre more of a Shimano 105 level, than an Origin8. Sure some of that is bias,...
04-09-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 888
Posted By the sci guy

chamfer? i hardly know her!

chamfer? i hardly know her!
04-08-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,921
Posted By the sci guy

Yup its 135, was on of the first things I...

Yup its 135, was on of the first things I measure. 100 in the front.
03-15-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,775
Posted By the sci guy

I put the new decals on today - only really...

I put the new decals on today - only really needed the Columbus sticker and the banded colors; the Cilo name decals are all in great shape, a little dingy but not enough for me to take them all off. ...
03-11-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 70,979
Posted By the sci guy

Probably nothing too crazy but yeah I'm gonna...

Probably nothing too crazy but yeah I'm gonna figure out a nice color combo. I love that basically every bike is unique. Looking forward to crushing the crappy Houston streets plus the gravel/dirt...
03-10-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,775
Posted By the sci guy

FYI my Cilo decals from BiCals did finally show...

FYI my Cilo decals from BiCals did finally show up. They look good. Haven't put them on yet but they showed up.
03-09-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 70,979
Posted By the sci guy

Still this until I can get my hands on a Squid...

Still this until I can get my hands on a Squid SO-EZ.

Raleigh Sportif with a threaded/threadless converter & Nitto For Shred bars....
03-06-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,566
Posted By the sci guy

I love the look of a 1x. Last year I cleaned up...

I love the look of a 1x.
Last year I cleaned up and rebuilt a 1999 Cannondale R300 from a sloppy triple to a clean 1x, then changed it to another 1x setup to sell it. It's relatively flat here in...
02-01-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,321
Posted By the sci guy

when i was a kid my bike license plate was...

when i was a kid my bike license plate was plastic and said DANNY on it. i got it off one of those spinny racks at the tchotchke store in the mall.
01-21-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2,771
Views: 294,771
Posted By the sci guy

https://www.instagram.com/p/CJ7PFT3JGrS/

https://www.instagram.com/p/CJ7PFT3JGrS/
01-20-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,076
Posted By the sci guy

Well these finally arrived yesterday. Looks like...

Well these finally arrived yesterday. Looks like they ship from Serbia. Apparently US government thought that was suspicious. 😂
...
01-12-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,775
Posted By the sci guy

I'm not sure. I posted about a few times in C&V....

I'm not sure. I posted about a few times in C&V. It's a relatively new acquisition - probably September? Only things newer on it besides consumables are the stem & bars for fit purposes. The 3ttt...
01-11-21, 11:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,775
Posted By the sci guy

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/50823747426_bfac2afe25_b_d_ae4156718a174670b6b89ae4848e78484e35a8d6.jpg...
01-11-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,440
Posted By the sci guy

my riding style hasn't changed since I got my...

my riding style hasn't changed since I got my first mountain bike in middle school. I took up a lot of the practices of a trail rider - not a true gravity downhill rider, but plenty of mountain...
01-10-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7,371
Views: 764,028
Posted By the sci guy

used some xmas gift cards to get some more tools....

used some xmas gift cards to get some more tools. just arrived.
parktool hex wrench set, and parktool 4th hand which I cannot wait to use on 2 of my bikes!

...
12-30-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 9,727
Posted By the sci guy

Wow did this simple question really take off...

Wow did this simple question really take off :foo::roflmao:
I put the patched tube back in the bag. I squeezed all the air out and foldrolled it up and the patch isn't bent or creased. It held air...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-20, 11:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,092
Posted By the sci guy

First off, I asked this question over 4 years...

First off, I asked this question over 4 years ago. Secondly, I no longer even have the bike because the frame cracked at the seat tube collar - unrelated to this - in December 2019.
Third, the bike...
Forum: Texas
12-11-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,567
Posted By the sci guy

I arbitrarily choose anything before 1980 as...

I arbitrarily choose anything before 1980 as vintage, and anything between 1980 - 1999 as classic. Soooo.... eye of the beholder I guess?!

Also Brad L while I havenít had a chance to join yíall...
12-10-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,965
Posted By the sci guy

I'm a color pop kinda o guy as well, as since my...

I'm a color pop kinda o guy as well, as since my saddles are all black, i usually try to match the bar tape to any logos or frame highlight colors. i think the gold you found is a good match even...
Forum: Texas
12-10-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,744
Posted By the sci guy

No one on a bike should be riding Terry Hershey...

No one on a bike should be riding Terry Hershey for training purposes - its too full of people and pets and kids. It's absolutely more for use as a commute line, and recreational. I'm one of those...
12-08-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 93,481
Posted By the sci guy

Stop on this evening's ride on my Ď87 Cilo ...

Stop on this evening's ride on my Ď87 Cilo

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Forum: Texas
12-08-20, 12:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,744
Posted By the sci guy

FYI Houston: Speed Limit now officially 10mph in Terry Hershey at all times

In a huge blow to anyone on a bike in west Houston and the Energy Corridor, Steve Radack, as one of his final acts on his way out of office, quietly implemented a full-time speed limit of 10mph in...
11-28-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 30,522
Posted By the sci guy

I did! Happy it found a home so fast 😂

I did! Happy it found a home so fast 😂
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