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04-30-12, 03:03 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By longjohns

dont get rid of the caad9! you will regret it...

dont get rid of the caad9! you will regret it dearly. you should just get an se draft or something like that and keep both.
04-23-12, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 598,799
Posted By longjohns

this whole bike is amazing!

this whole bike is amazing!
04-23-12, 02:44 PM
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Views: 598,799
Posted By longjohns

yeah once i saw it i emailed him. he said i was...

yeah once i saw it i emailed him. he said i was the first! lol. i picked the bike up in queens. more like brooklyn but considered queens
04-21-12, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 598,799
Posted By longjohns

everything looks small compared to your bike! ...

everything looks small compared to your bike!

edit: heres what she looked like when i picked her up.

http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff492/longjohns1/paramountpdg.jpg
04-21-12, 07:34 PM
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Posted By longjohns

picked this up from a fellow forum member and...

picked this up from a fellow forum member and changed it up a little bit. all i need to do is get shorter cranks and it will be perfect.
...
04-20-12, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,432
Posted By longjohns

just the candy blue color. the red splatter...

just the candy blue color. the red splatter would have been AMAZING.
04-20-12, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,432
Posted By longjohns

Thats mine! So im the guy who picked it up off...

Thats mine! So im the guy who picked it up off runningDoc. The bike rides great! I changed a bun ch of stuff since picking it up and did a 35 miler on it today. The seatpost is the wrong size so...
01-07-12, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,263
Posted By longjohns

i figured. thanks!

i figured. thanks!
01-07-12, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,263
Posted By longjohns

gran compe / formula hub question

so i bought a wheelset with gran compe hubs and the rear needs a new axle. it is really hard to find gran compe replacement parts and formula stuff is pretty common so i was wondering if the formula...
11-02-11, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By longjohns

Merckx Corsa Extra bb question

so i recently picked up a merckx and the cranks are too long for me. i want to go to 165's but it seems hard to find. i found sugino rd2's which are marketed as single speed cranks that you can use...
Replies: 3,232
Views: 244,509
Posted By longjohns

awesome. im really looking forward to getting a...

awesome. im really looking forward to getting a geared bike. ive done over 40 miles on my bike with no comfort issues but i think its probably because i dont know what real comfort is...lol.
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Views: 244,509
Posted By longjohns

thanks. im gonna take a look at it on tuesday. ...

thanks. im gonna take a look at it on tuesday. im so used to riding my bike i dont even know what to expect from it.
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Views: 244,509
Posted By longjohns

the bike im looking at is actually an early 90's...

the bike im looking at is actually an early 90's merckx corsa extra with their century geometry. ill try and find a geo chart for it.

edit:...
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Views: 244,509
Posted By longjohns

Dear Carleton, I'm thinking of picking up a...

Dear Carleton,

I'm thinking of picking up a used road bike to go on longer rides. The one i'm looking at has the same top tube length (54cm C-C) but different seat tube lengths (my bike:53 C-T vs...
10-22-11, 08:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,814
Posted By longjohns

what do you mean matching parts? all njs?

what do you mean matching parts? all njs?
10-20-11, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,281,102
Posted By longjohns

i think it looks great! but if you do repaint...

i think it looks great! but if you do repaint please no rattle can!
10-18-11, 09:04 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 990,002
Posted By longjohns

yup evo SC's. the tape is fizik. the tires are...

yup evo SC's. the tape is fizik. the tires are like BUTTER but i have to pick glass out of them after every ride which is pretty lame.
10-18-11, 08:42 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 990,002
Posted By longjohns

did a short ride across the bridge today. i love...

did a short ride across the bridge today. i love these tires!

http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff492/longjohns1/newsetup-3.jpg
10-18-11, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,281,102
Posted By longjohns

its the same thickness as cloth tape but more...

its the same thickness as cloth tape but more grip. i like.
10-18-11, 07:46 PM
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Views: 1,281,102
Posted By longjohns

http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff492/longjohn...

http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff492/longjohns1/newsetup-2.jpg
10-17-11, 08:50 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 990,002
Posted By longjohns

I don't usually get tape for padding. More for...

I don't usually get tape for padding. More for the grip. It had fizik on there before which got slippery when wet but this tape is actually really grippy.
10-17-11, 08:24 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 990,002
Posted By longjohns

Today I threw some chrome deda tape on my b123's....

Today I threw some chrome deda tape on my b123's. They were a PITA! They were too cushy so I removed the cushion underneathso now it's a really thin plastic tape. Looks pretty good! Also ordered...
10-14-11, 04:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,987
Posted By longjohns

ive seen a lot of se drafts around and they seem...

ive seen a lot of se drafts around and they seem like decent bikes.
10-14-11, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,281,102
Posted By longjohns

love the fastback seat stay! reminds me of the...

love the fastback seat stay! reminds me of the panasonic njs frames.
10-13-11, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,281,102
Posted By longjohns

crappy iphone pic. felt froggy today. tomorrow...

crappy iphone pic. felt froggy today. tomorrow it goes back to the cinelli setup so i can try for a half century! we will see how that goes...
...
10-10-11, 08:14 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 990,002
Posted By longjohns

go wash that thing now! how did you find it?

go wash that thing now! how did you find it?
10-10-11, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 5,007,810
Posted By longjohns

i believe the passage would be a downgrade from...

i believe the passage would be a downgrade from the levin. i think it has something like a 30mm stack height.
10-10-11, 07:58 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,290
Posted By longjohns

so im pretty damn close to picking one of those...

so im pretty damn close to picking one of those visp frames up. i mocked it up to see what it would look like. there are no fork specs other than rake so i just guessed on it. it will more than...
10-10-11, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 5,007,810
Posted By longjohns

i have those same pedals and they are great!

i have those same pedals and they are great!
10-09-11, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 5,007,810
Posted By longjohns

i havent kept up. what build is this going on?

i havent kept up. what build is this going on?
10-09-11, 06:21 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,290
Posted By longjohns

im seriously thinking about picking up one of...

im seriously thinking about picking up one of those visp frames for a winter beater! they look pretty good other than the graphics.
10-09-11, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 5,007,810
Posted By longjohns

yeah just a heads up! to stay relevant to the...

yeah just a heads up! to stay relevant to the thread:

http://file.marcocycletire.blog.shinobi.jp/IMGP3466.jpg

also about to pull the trigger on one of these:
...
10-09-11, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 598,799
Posted By longjohns

whats wrong with it? looks great!

whats wrong with it? looks great!
10-09-11, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 5,007,810
Posted By longjohns

this headset has a really low stack height. i'd...

this headset has a really low stack height. i'd suggest throwing a spacer in between so you have a little more steerer to play with if you upgrade.
09-29-11, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 614,931
Posted By longjohns

yikes ...

yikes
http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff492/longjohns1/bianchi-pista-concept-2006-custom-visp-3312_4.jpg
09-28-11, 03:12 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 990,002
Posted By longjohns

today i lined some lugs. not sure how i feel...

today i lined some lugs. not sure how i feel about it. the lugs are so thin that the paint marker kept jumping off the edge.

edit:photo
...
09-25-11, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 5,007,810
Posted By longjohns

i had the yellow ones that came with my pedals. ...

i had the yellow ones that came with my pedals. i dont really feel a huge difference between the two.
09-25-11, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,281,102
Posted By longjohns

i like all the black components on it. looks...

i like all the black components on it. looks real clean
09-25-11, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,281,102
Posted By longjohns

yes its brakes on an NJS frame... ...

yes its brakes on an NJS frame...
http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff492/longjohns1/DSC_0032.jpg
09-24-11, 05:52 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 990,002
Posted By longjohns

hmm...maybe i should get mine looked at again. ...

hmm...maybe i should get mine looked at again. mine is way crooked.
09-23-11, 04:50 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 990,002
Posted By longjohns

its kinda like a sealed bearing with no inner...

its kinda like a sealed bearing with no inner race. the inner race is part of the cone on the axle.

like the one on the left.
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3523/3219707533_e3d3fb2d5a.jpg?v=0
09-23-11, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By longjohns

increase chain length.

increase chain length.
09-23-11, 03:50 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,935
Posted By longjohns

i love my samson but would love it even more with...

i love my samson but would love it even more with completely sealed hubs, bottom bracket, and headset!
09-23-11, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 942
Posted By longjohns

when i first broke mine, my coach (i was playing...

when i first broke mine, my coach (i was playing football) told me it was just dislocated and had me do windmills to pop it back in. didnt work.
09-23-11, 03:46 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 990,002
Posted By longjohns

today i repacked these: ...

today i repacked these:

http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff492/longjohns1/DSC_0005.jpg

smoothest hubs ive ever used. the bearing system on these are unlike anything ive seen before...
...
09-23-11, 03:09 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 45,697
Posted By longjohns

i got the bag. its ok but you really cant carry...

i got the bag. its ok but you really cant carry anymore than the camera and an extra lens inside. if im going on a longer ride with my camera i usually could fit a bottle of water or gatorade in...
09-23-11, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 942
Posted By longjohns

mine took about 8 months to completely heal. at...

mine took about 8 months to completely heal. at 6 it was fused back together but was still sensitive to direct hits.
09-21-11, 09:30 PM
Replies: 941
Views: 140,539
Posted By longjohns

Not sure. I only noticed the mash since it was...

Not sure. I only noticed the mash since it was the first time I saw the new ones in person.
09-21-11, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,281,102
Posted By longjohns

very nice bike. what kind of camera?

very nice bike. what kind of camera?
09-21-11, 09:02 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 39,747
Posted By longjohns

old setup! :D ...

old setup! :D
http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff492/longjohns1/P6212751.jpg

current: bars are tilted up slightly now.
http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff492/longjohns1/DSC_0973.jpg
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