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11-04-20, 07:02 AM
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Posted By masi61

The Quill rims that the OP is referring to are...

The Quill rims that the OP is referring to are designed to work with rim brakes. They have the same dimensions as the Ailerons in the photo, but with machined sidewalls for rim brake use. The...
11-03-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By pcb

Just to unpack this a bit, especially since I'm...

Just to unpack this a bit, especially since I'm the Prince of Generalities, in general, "fast/speedy" does not usually go hand-in-hand with "more forgiving." Also, in general, a deeper-section v-type...
11-03-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,286
Posted By seypat

You can easily swap the freehub body to one that...

You can easily swap the freehub body to one that accepts Hyperglide.
11-03-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,286
Posted By masi61

Go for the Velicity Quills, I say! Your 32x32...

Go for the Velicity Quills, I say!
Your 32x32 Shimano Sante’ hubs with their pearl white would most likely look cool with the Quill rims in white, though matte Silver or polished would also look...
11-03-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,286
Posted By hsuBM

h plus son are as secretive about their place of...

h plus son are as secretive about their place of manufacture as IRD. They’re almost definitely both Taiwan. Less secretive is Boyd. Their Altamont looks interesting. I discovered them just after...
11-03-20, 07:53 AM
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Posted By rccardr

I like TB-14's and consider them a pretty fast...

I like TB-14's and consider them a pretty fast rim. Set two PR's on the Merckx Pro-SLX on them last summer, so there's that.
Mostly though, I build with Mavic rims- Open Pro, Open Elite and CXP33....
11-03-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,286
Posted By natterberry

I plan on using Quills on my next 650b build, but...

I plan on using Quills on my next 650b build, but my upcoming 700c will use H Plus Son Archetypes (https://www.hplusson.com/products)
08-16-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,854
Posted By clubman

That was a clever bike that should have caught...

That was a clever bike that should have caught on. Nice.
08-16-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,854
Posted By cfernandez

@calamarichris...

@calamarichris (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/calamarichris-100027.html)
Great Kawasakis! I like that you did some touring on a ZX9R. My friend works at Mid-Cities Motorsports in Paramount...
08-16-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,816
Posted By jamesdak

Yep! ...

Yep!

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x484/164992518_d037ab3877cdf6fda6a273f94909fbefb7550816.jpg
The holder of my few Strave KOM's for local sprints.
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08-15-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,816
Posted By La Brea Bike

1984 - 1985 Raleigh "Racing USA" Series (NOT Made...

1984 - 1985 Raleigh "Racing USA" Series (NOT Made in Huffy Factories!!!!). Made with pride in the Orient. Super affordable, have great finish, and amazing ride. My addiction....
08-15-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By 70sSanO

Have you checked eBay? John

Have you checked eBay?

John
08-15-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,816
Posted By cb400bill

Mid to late 80's Schwinns.

Mid to late 80's Schwinns.
08-15-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,854
Posted By Chuckk

People who post on a thread just to tell...

People who post on a thread just to tell everybody how wrong they are, are worse than worthless.
08-15-20, 01:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,304
Posted By polymorphself

My new 1986 Schwinn Voyageur

Had been really wanting one of these and came across a Craiglist ad across the country of one that looked to be in great shape. Turned out to be our very own cb400bill! A few emails later and the...
08-14-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,514
Posted By DeadGrandpa

Bah!! You're not sick, you're just out of shape,...

Bah!! You're not sick, you're just out of shape, and looking for an excuse to be lazy with your riding. Get up and out early, pack a lunch and ride an extra 20 miles. Push yourself to more and more....
08-13-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,461
Views: 133,262
Posted By ooga-booga

last half year has been...interesting....

last half year has been...interesting. today....and had a within two inches pass by a white mercedes in palos verdes while riding with another forum dweller
about two months ago...and then got...
08-12-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,715
Posted By bikemig

Steel frames have not improved as much as parts...

Steel frames have not improved as much as parts have. A modern frame is lighter but vintage frames are cooler IMHO. You can get a lighter steel bike than you could back in the day, but I think parts...
05-16-20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,559
Posted By ooga-booga

rode through camp pendleton (with current...

rode through camp pendleton (with current base-issued id) twice today. no issues. rode to the northern/auto entrance for san onofre state beach as well.
plenty of cyclists riding through the long...
08-06-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1,461
Views: 133,262
Posted By ooga-booga

took the 7:48am coaster train from old town-san...

took the 7:48am coaster train from old town-san diego to oceanside. had ambitions of heading east and doing couser canyon, lilac rd and maybe del dios or questhaven/harmony grove
but as soon as i...
08-05-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 1,461
Views: 133,262
Posted By Lemond1985

Long climb yesterday to visit the sequoias, see...

Long climb yesterday to visit the sequoias, see the ferns and wildflowers. Yes, there are ferns and wildflowers in California in August ... at 6500 feet. Tough day, over 100 degrees, had to scrounge...
06-01-10, 06:38 PM
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