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10-16-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By IAmSam

Best way to solve this problem is buy a crankset...

Best way to solve this problem is buy a crankset meant for a single ring when one is building a tarck frame from scratch
IIRC Dura Ace 7600 track crank wants a 109mm BB
Good luck...
10-01-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4,883
Views: 643,403
Posted By IAmSam

For years Veloflex Masters were the only tires I...

For years Veloflex Masters were the only tires I would ride on my wannabe-go-fast bikes but I got over it. I still have a pair of unbelievably light Record skinnies I used for a bragging rights...
09-21-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,244
Posted By IAmSam

My '93 RB-1 has the 022 sticker on its frame too...

My '93 RB-1 has the 022 sticker on its frame too but the ones on the fork say Extreme Ishiwata Cromo...
Sure would like to see an 015 or 017 frame in person. Anyway, if anyone is interested - here's...
09-21-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,099
Posted By IAmSam

Subject of the thread is a great frame and under...

Subject of the thread is a great frame and under the right circumstances I wouldn't mind talking over the build but first I gotta know - do you never get sick of repeating yourself about minor things?
09-04-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 20,418
Posted By IAmSam

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08-06-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,588
Posted By IAmSam

Thank you - you are way too kind. This thing is a...

Thank you - you are way too kind. This thing is a happy accident :D
Don't forget to post pics of your casual-fun-runaround-bike with pink bartape. When changing time comes for mine - I doubt we will...
08-04-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,588
Posted By IAmSam

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07-12-21, 05:44 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 33,629
Posted By IAmSam

Brushed Aluminum...

Brushed Aluminum...
07-10-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,783
Posted By IAmSam

Thanks! I am 2nd owner - 20+ years

Thanks! I am 2nd owner - 20+ years
07-09-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,783
Posted By IAmSam

Guess I ought to get my Early 8-speed Brifter...

Guess I ought to get my Early 8-speed Brifter Bike in on this, amirite?


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06-06-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,105
Posted By IAmSam

'cos folder...

'cos folder...
04-13-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,001
Posted By IAmSam

Are you aware that there are multiple different...

Are you aware that there are multiple different freewheel/freewheel removal tool configurations?

Have fun - good luck!
04-04-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,414
Posted By IAmSam

I have found that Barend/TT levers are ideal on...

I have found that Barend/TT levers are ideal on my bullhorns - and there are plenty of nice ones...
03-28-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 33,629
Posted By IAmSam

I love that you ride this bike!

I love that you ride this bike!
03-24-21, 06:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,283
Posted By IAmSam

Have you tried undoing your work yet? If you...

Have you tried undoing your work yet? If you haven't - I think you should. I'm going to come at this from a different angle than some other posters. I hate getting wordy but may have to, to make my...
03-14-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,588
Posted By IAmSam

How 'bout a little more red? ...

How 'bout a little more red?

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02-28-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,588
Posted By IAmSam

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02-26-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,186
Posted By IAmSam

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Senrab62


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02-25-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 581
Posted By IAmSam

Well I have my bike's chrome about as shiny as...

Well I have my bike's chrome about as shiny as its going to get this time around. So as soon as I get the wheel done, its gettin' ridden. And I am definitely getting one of those little Caswell...
02-19-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,186
Posted By IAmSam

Uhhh...no. Yes of course aesthetics may be...

Uhhh...no. Yes of course aesthetics may be important - in fact aesthetics as much as anything led to switching my front brake thingy. But way more important than matching your fork color is matching...
02-17-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,186
Posted By IAmSam

I used one of those clamp-on dealies for many...

I used one of those clamp-on dealies for many years - I think mine was a model from EuroAsia but I can't swear to it - it worked fine.

A few years ago I switched to:...
01-30-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,588
Posted By IAmSam

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01-24-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,770
Posted By IAmSam

The only tools you need to Install a singlespeed...

The only tools you need to Install a singlespeed freewheel are your fingers ;)
01-13-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,380
Posted By IAmSam

Yes, that's right. IIRC from the stories I found...

Yes, that's right. IIRC from the stories I found when I was checking - the 1st Surly bike, which was originally thought of as Sub 11 not a Surly, was a 1x1 that had Sub 11 stamped trackends. In short...
01-13-21, 06:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,917
Posted By IAmSam

Too much hub-bub about it but Cinelli sticker...

Too much hub-bub about it but Cinelli sticker might give you a clue...
01-12-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,917
Posted By IAmSam

Stick with your initial instincts...

Stick with your initial instincts...
01-02-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,222
Posted By IAmSam

2021 Geared Bikes Photo Thread

This used be a pretty popular yearly but...

So maybe there's still a few other gearies around here & since mine was my first ride of the new year yesterday - here we go...

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12-30-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 169,994
Posted By IAmSam

I may be part of a minority but I always thought...

I may be part of a minority but I always thought Submariners were sort of cool - a step-thru may even add to it...

And since I'm already here :innocent:

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12-25-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 106,055
Posted By IAmSam

Happy Holidays! ...

Happy Holidays!


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12-16-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 106,055
Posted By IAmSam

For all I know that frame may have been built by...

For all I know that frame may have been built by Panasonic - but the Quickbeam was a Rivendell bike & GP got a lot of love for the angled trackends. They actually did a collabo reissue a couple years...
12-09-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,166
Posted By IAmSam

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11-25-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,399
Posted By IAmSam

Well you did succeed at suckering some serious...

Well you did succeed at suckering some serious replies, but your follow-up question...



and your subsequent admisson that you did know, kinda proves my contention that you are trolling.

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11-04-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 723
Posted By IAmSam

If you've checked and know your ring, chain, and...

If you've checked and know your ring, chain, and cog are good - then it should logically follow that as it is your chain tensioner that is misbehaving, that it is the tensioner itself that is the...
09-11-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 106,055
Posted By IAmSam

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08-30-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 106,055
Posted By IAmSam

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08-13-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 106,055
Posted By IAmSam

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06-15-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 33,629
Posted By IAmSam

There used to be a "Post pics of your geared...

There used to be a "Post pics of your geared bike" thread but I can't find it - so hope you won't mind if I drop a couple Multi-gear Monday pics here? :innocent:

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06-13-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By IAmSam

OK - if you promise not to tell anyone...yes, I...

OK - if you promise not to tell anyone...yes, I have a few of those things on my bike

Mine are around a year or so old, the cheapest ones I could find in the right size on fleabay, work the same...
05-28-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,135
Views: 253,074
Posted By IAmSam

I happen to like that ergo-ish kind of bar that's...

I happen to like that ergo-ish kind of bar that's on there now - have similar on a couple of my old steelies, including my sw8 phiksie...

If you are planning on keeping the brake it shouldn't be...
05-25-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,502
Posted By IAmSam

Yes, aggiegrads is right - the stock crankset was...

Yes, aggiegrads is right - the stock crankset was Sugino XD2 on a 110ish mm BB, but I think I remember the chainring on mine was 42t. But keep in mind the San Jose lasted for a pretty good bit and it...
05-20-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 106,055
Posted By IAmSam

My locale is reopening, but sadly they still have...

My locale is reopening, but sadly they still have our beach closed...


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05-12-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,410
Posted By IAmSam

How did I miss this thread when I posted about my...

How did I miss this thread when I posted about my San Jose in your City Link thread, yesterday ?

Naturally I can't find pics of that bike, but here are the other subsequent tark mountain bikes I...
05-03-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,071
Posted By IAmSam

What is it about this group that everybody has to...

What is it about this group that everybody has to complicate a very simple task?

OP said he has flip-flop hub, so...

The only tools he needs to convert his bike to singlespeed are a 15mm wrench...
03-04-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 106,055
Posted By IAmSam

Thanks - it is my pride and joy... ...

Thanks - it is my pride and joy...



Props for picking the idea up and running with it :thumb:
03-03-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 106,055
Posted By IAmSam

I'm still looking for that "Show me your Garage...

I'm still looking for that "Show me your Garage Door" thread :innocent:


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02-20-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 106,055
Posted By IAmSam

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01-24-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 106,055
Posted By IAmSam

Show me your garage door??? ...

Show me your garage door???

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12-22-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By IAmSam

Unless you have evidence telling you otherwise,...

Unless you have evidence telling you otherwise, your frame most likely has an English threaded bottom bracket shell - along with that, spec your BB to fit the crankset you choose...

IIRC, back in...
12-05-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 98,962
Posted By IAmSam

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11-12-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,421
Posted By IAmSam

Good luck in your endeavor - you'll need it...

Good luck in your endeavor - you'll need it...
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