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09-27-18, 04:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,713
Posted By Ride-Fly

Sweet bike! Yea, I concur, leave it as is. ...

Sweet bike! Yea, I concur, leave it as is. Break it out for the nice Sunday cruises.
07-31-18, 02:14 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 20,813
Posted By Ride-Fly

thanks Greg, and Milo!! TBH, I’ve probably...

thanks Greg, and Milo!!

TBH, I’ve probably ridden my BobJack more than most of my bikes as I still take it to run errands. Also, most times I have to go to Kaiser Permanente, I take the bike. Same...
07-16-18, 01:23 AM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 313,590
Posted By Ride-Fly

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07-16-18, 01:03 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 20,813
Posted By Ride-Fly

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05-16-17, 11:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,387
Posted By Ride-Fly

WTH were you thinking!?!?!? You should've jumped...

WTH were you thinking!?!?!? You should've jumped JUMPED on it!!! SMH!! :)
05-16-17, 09:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,387
Posted By Ride-Fly

Which site are you looking at? The official U.K....

Which site are you looking at? The official U.K. Site doesn't show the Clubman Country any longer. Also, I forgot that the CC was $2700 and not $1700.

To the OP- are you sure you got the price...
05-16-17, 02:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,387
Posted By Ride-Fly

I knew it was Universal Cycles! Great shop!...

I knew it was Universal Cycles! Great shop! They've got great, hard-to-find parts for retro grouches like us.

I vote for getting it!! Love those bikes. But if it's possible fit-wise, maybe get...
03-28-17, 11:08 AM
Replies: 704
Views: 136,822
Posted By Ride-Fly

I know this is an ancient post, but your Masi is...

I know this is an ancient post, but your Masi is spectacular! The topper is the Masi wine Cork!!!
03-20-17, 08:49 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,621
Posted By Ride-Fly

I suck too! My pansy ass had to get the house...

I suck too! My pansy ass had to get the house ready for guests that afternoon. :cry:
03-19-17, 01:04 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,621
Posted By Ride-Fly

gugie, thanks for the invite and sorry for my...

gugie, thanks for the invite and sorry for my last minute reply. Admittedly, I haven't been frequenting bike forums much lately. That being said, I'd love to make it out to your place by start time,...
02-24-17, 04:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,494
Posted By Ride-Fly

No actual ride photos from me either, but I've...

No actual ride photos from me either, but I've taken it out only a few times for errands. Nice riding bike, but I can feel the extra weight whenever I encounter the hills. That's ok, it gives me an...
01-30-17, 04:49 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,923
Posted By Ride-Fly

Sweet Tommasini Bill! Are you going period...

Sweet Tommasini Bill! Are you going period correct with DT shifters or forgo that PC stuff and go Ergo like our good friend Gomango??? :)

Also, I'm sorry to read about your PD Bill, and your RA...
01-24-17, 02:55 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,017
Posted By Ride-Fly

Hold it now!!! What's it worth??? :D

Hold it now!!! What's it worth???

:D
01-19-17, 01:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,165
Posted By Ride-Fly

Hot damn. I'd trade mine for that.

Hot damn. I'd trade mine for that.
12-13-16, 08:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,137
Posted By Ride-Fly

Eja, that's an awesome bike to your already...

Eja, that's an awesome bike to your already awesome collection. I hadn't seen you on this site before (or at least, not that I recall. I'm Nags&Ducs on TPL). When did you pick up the C60? How do...
12-12-16, 01:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,494
Posted By Ride-Fly

Thanks Aaron! They're awesome brakes. Much...

Thanks Aaron! They're awesome brakes. Much stronger than road calipers- I'd say they feel as strong as V-brakes.



Absolutely! Just hurry up and be done done so we can see that bad boy on the...
12-11-16, 05:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,340
Posted By Ride-Fly

Beautiful!!! An exceptionally well done BJ!!! ...

Beautiful!!! An exceptionally well done BJ!!!

I wish I had seen the way you routed the front brake cable before I built my BJ. I love how you brought the cable over the bar and back before...
12-09-16, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,402
Posted By Ride-Fly

My recently completed Bob Jackson Audax bike that...

My recently completed Bob Jackson Audax bike that was posted in a separate thread. Purposely picked the colors to represent my alma mater, USC: Cardinal and Gold.

I had to choose from their...
12-07-16, 12:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,494
Posted By Ride-Fly

Haha! That's close but not a Tommy Trojan! Maybe...

Haha! That's close but not a Tommy Trojan! Maybe I should get one custom made. I recall someone was doing that.



Once the sun shines in pdx, I'll take some decent pics and post it on your...
12-06-16, 11:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,494
Posted By Ride-Fly

They're the regular Racers, not the "M". ...

They're the regular Racers, not the "M".




Donald@BJ said they "should" fit but it wasn't a resounding confident tone. :lol:



I haven't measured but I'm just gonna roll with it and stick...
12-06-16, 06:00 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,494
Posted By Ride-Fly

Thanks for the comments fellas! Some more pics,...

Thanks for the comments fellas! Some more pics, of the 2mm distance of the fender to stays & for knucks who requested some of the cable routing. At the BB, I used a cable liner to protect the frame...
12-05-16, 10:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,494
Posted By Ride-Fly

My Trojan Bob Jackson is complete

Decided to go with Daytona 10 instead of Chorus 10. Running 28mm GP4 Seasons and 32mm wide fenders. There is about 2mm of space on each side of the fender so there's no way I can run 32mm tires with...
12-02-16, 12:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,582
Posted By Ride-Fly

That turned out Sweet! I'm with you Andy-...

That turned out Sweet!

I'm with you Andy- I'm not a "period correct" guy either. But my preference for steel frames is alloy Campy 10. That beauty deserves the best- put Chorus alloy 10 gruppo...
11-21-16, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 952
Posted By Ride-Fly

Whoa, thanks for the heads up T-Mar and...

Whoa, thanks for the heads up T-Mar and repechage!!! Luckily, I didn't buy it yet...was just about to go back to the shop to pick it up. I think I'll stick with the Nitto Technomic stem I bought,...
11-21-16, 12:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 952
Posted By Ride-Fly

Cinelli XA Stem 26.4 mm

What the heck? I love the way this stem looks but the odd size makes it difficult to match up with bars. I found one of these XA stems in decent condition, but the odd size puts me off. I want to...
11-15-16, 03:15 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,949
Posted By Ride-Fly

Wicked cool! Looking forward to the finished bike!

Wicked cool! Looking forward to the finished bike!
11-13-16, 09:26 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,659
Posted By Ride-Fly

Dang, sorry I missed this yesterday.

Dang, sorry I missed this yesterday.
11-10-16, 11:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 880
Posted By Ride-Fly

New frame with uncut threaded fork?

What's the standard here? I just received my Bob Jackson Audax End-End frame and started putting it together. Installed Record headset and crown race on fork. As I put the fork into the frame with...
11-10-16, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By Ride-Fly

Thanks for all your thoughts fellas. I knew...

Thanks for all your thoughts fellas. I knew about the various methods of determining the proper length, but as for my personal standard, I used the method I mentioned above (2-3 cm distance between...
11-08-16, 03:27 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 20,813
Posted By Ride-Fly

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11-08-16, 03:26 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 20,813
Posted By Ride-Fly

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11-08-16, 03:23 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 20,813
Posted By Ride-Fly

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11-08-16, 03:22 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 20,813
Posted By Ride-Fly

How about this merziac? My Primato updated with...

How about this merziac? My Primato updated with alloy Campy 10 Record/Chorus mix, and Brooks. I have to swap out the seat post - the saddle is 2 cm too high at the lowest point of the seat post...
11-08-16, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By Ride-Fly

Advice on chain length - does this pic look right?

This is big-big combo with the derailleur pulled to max extension. Does is it look too stretched out? In the small-small combo, there is a tad more 3 cm of height between the chain lines (chain at...
11-06-16, 02:57 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 20,813
Posted By Ride-Fly

I doubt I'll have the brakes by then,...

I doubt I'll have the brakes by then, unfortunately. I'll bring the DeRosa Primato!
11-05-16, 12:07 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 20,813
Posted By Ride-Fly

Yea, I'm not that bummed about the paint...

Yea, I'm not that bummed about the paint deficiencies. I paid an extra 60 for the headtube and barber pole so it wasn't a huge investment. A little bleed here and there along the barber pole, and...
11-04-16, 05:03 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 20,813
Posted By Ride-Fly

Thanks fellas! The colors didn't match as well...

Thanks fellas! The colors didn't match as well as I'd hoped. The Ruby Red is a shade or two dark to the official Cardinal and the Golden Yellow is a shade too golden to the official Zinc Yellow...
11-03-16, 06:28 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 20,813
Posted By Ride-Fly

Pics of the frame. Going to treat it with...

Pics of the frame. Going to treat it with framesaver, then start the build. Need to order the Paul Racers, and find a nice Cinelli or 3T stem/bar set.

Better pics will be coming.

Hey,...
11-03-16, 04:28 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 20,813
Posted By Ride-Fly

Wow!!! My frame arrived yesterday while I was in...

Wow!!! My frame arrived yesterday while I was in Singapore. I picked it up today at the DHL facility by the PDX. Quite surprised as it is a full 2 weeks early!! Woo hop!!!

When I get it...
10-29-16, 06:48 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,518
Posted By Ride-Fly

True that. I guess he had some sort of personal...

True that. I guess he had some sort of personal issues that he had to sort through before he got back on track. I've seen a few Goodriches for sale and they looked amazing. I'd imagine they rode as...
10-29-16, 06:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,518
Posted By Ride-Fly

Well, I think I've read a few bad reviews too,...

Well, I think I've read a few bad reviews too, but they weren't enough to scare me off. It seemed like the occasional screw ups, not unlike what I've read from other small builders. Look up...
10-29-16, 06:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,788
Posted By Ride-Fly

Yep, I'm going to be using a Brooks Swift or...

Yep, I'm going to be using a Brooks Swift or Professional as well. I'm really liking the VO GC post.

You're using a 3T carbon post with a Brooks on a Fuji, and it looks ok? Wow, I'm surprised. ...
10-29-16, 04:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,788
Posted By Ride-Fly

Classic looking seat post with the least amount of setback

Anyone got recommendations for a seat post as described? I like zero setback posts since I have short femurs. I have 3T Dorics and Thomson Elites on various bikes, but they won't look good with...
10-28-16, 10:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,518
Posted By Ride-Fly

Wow, 10 months?!?!? I'm glad I chose a BJ!! :). ...

Wow, 10 months?!?!? I'm glad I chose a BJ!! :). Mine is only a 5-6 week wait, and I'm already impatient at 2.weeks!!!
10-27-16, 07:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,165
Posted By Ride-Fly

That's about the best price anywhere for Brooks...

That's about the best price anywhere for Brooks bar tape. Even better than Europe with a VAT discount. However, I'll say from my experience that the color holds up pretty well and won't turn black. ...
10-27-16, 07:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,165
Posted By Ride-Fly

Nashbar always has great sales on Brooks. ...

Nashbar always has great sales on Brooks. They're discounted to begin with and when they have their 25% sales, you won't find a better price in the US.

BTW, if anyone has a new or like new B17...
10-26-16, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2,378
Views: 779,214
Posted By Ride-Fly

Great location! Great bike! Great pic! I...

Great location! Great bike! Great pic!

I see you're in the south of France... Where specifically was that pic taken might I ask? I did a 10 day tour of the Vaucluse in 2014 and it was the best...
10-25-16, 09:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,880
Posted By Ride-Fly

I tried liquid wrench but hadn't thought about...

I tried liquid wrench but hadn't thought about inverting the frame. I think I'll give it a go. Thanks for the tip Jeff!
10-25-16, 11:03 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,880
Posted By Ride-Fly

Haha. Sorry Van! I know you're secretly saying,...

Haha. Sorry Van! I know you're secretly saying, "go back home, you non-Portlandians!" ;). Thanks for brining your Allez and Merz to Gugie's! That Merz especially was a treat to see up close.

...
10-25-16, 01:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,880
Posted By Ride-Fly

Yep, there were quite a few of us that were from...

Yep, there were quite a few of us that were from Cali. I think only Velocivixen was OG OR. There are so many non-native PNW'ers now in the great PNW. Once people find out about this place, they...
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