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09-09-09, 05:38 PM
Replies: 907
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Posted By sashae

Yep, Mavic X717s. No problems with the Fat...

Yep, Mavic X717s. No problems with the Fat Franks thus far...
09-06-09, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By sashae

http://subtle.org/se/gallery/d/471-2/pinkasonic03....

http://subtle.org/se/gallery/d/471-2/pinkasonic03.jpg
09-06-09, 10:25 AM
Replies: 907
Views: 398,382
Posted By sashae

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2478/3889258599_924...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2478/3889258599_92495555f5_b.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2658/3889261645_b69f82b864_b.jpg
04-23-09, 09:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,748
Posted By sashae

I used a Bobike Mini last summer to great...

I used a Bobike Mini last summer to great success, but there are a couple of compromising issues that I can imagine would be a pain for folks:

1) You need to use some sort of upright handlebar in...
01-11-09, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By sashae

Dia-Compe made a couple of ultra-short reach aero...

Dia-Compe made a couple of ultra-short reach aero brakes in the 80s that'd work for you. They pop up on eBay occasionally.
11-03-08, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,845,424
Posted By sashae

http://subtle.org/chris/bikes/co-motion/comotion_1...

http://subtle.org/chris/bikes/co-motion/comotion_100106_01.jpg
10-16-08, 02:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,856
Posted By sashae

Mavic CXP-12

Mavic CXP-12
10-07-08, 07:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,153
Posted By sashae

RAP is built by Nemoto-san at Cycleland...

RAP is built by Nemoto-san at Cycleland (http://www.cycleland.jp) -- that's his house brand. I'm not sure what "rebadged" refers to.
08-31-08, 08:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,125
Posted By sashae

Early 80s Professional, built for the Alfa...

Early 80s Professional, built for the Alfa Romeo/De Rosa team as a winter trainer.

http://subtle.org/se/gallery/d/4518-2/derosa02.jpg

Mid-late 80s Professional SLX.
...
08-13-08, 08:04 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 20,305
Posted By sashae

They're heavy, flexible, and fragile.

They're heavy, flexible, and fragile.
08-05-08, 07:34 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,858
Posted By sashae

You drive because it's more convenient for you,...

You drive because it's more convenient for you, and it's inexpensive. If congestion pricing were enacted, you'd stop driving.

Isn't that 100% the point of congestion pricing, that driving is TOO...
08-04-08, 04:18 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,858
Posted By sashae

Holy s***! You're THAT GUY! The guy that drives...

Holy s***! You're THAT GUY! The guy that drives to work from the outer boroughs even though you could take transit because it's cheap! I can't believe you're actually on a bike forum, I figured...
08-04-08, 02:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,858
Posted By sashae

Had we passed the CP bill AS MOST PEOPLE IN THE...

Had we passed the CP bill AS MOST PEOPLE IN THE CITY WANTED before Sheldon Silver killed it, we would have netted $500mil from the feds to improve transit. That's a pretty huge opportunity flushed...
08-04-08, 01:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,858
Posted By sashae

Staten Islanders have the ferry to take them to...

Staten Islanders have the ferry to take them to Manhattan, and Douglaston has a LIRR station. What's your point?

What is it about the plan that you feel is so unfair?
07-02-08, 09:07 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 24,615
Posted By sashae

http://www.fixedgeargallery.com/2005/nov/TimDawson...

http://www.fixedgeargallery.com/2005/nov/TimDawson-1.jpg

http://www.fixedgeargallery.com/2006/jan/DavidAbernethy-1.jpg

http://www.fixedgeargallery.com/2004/g/denny1.jpg
...
06-22-08, 03:02 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,157,357
Posted By sashae

Kalavinka for Montauk Century... ...

Kalavinka for Montauk Century...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3250/2600196359_baa13565a7_b.jpg

Carradice Bagman QR support with Carradice Barley bag, Nitto RB018 with Paul E-Lever. Worked...
Forum: Northeast
06-22-08, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By sashae

Gimbel's Ride...

Gimbel's Ride (http://www.nycc.org/rl_db/ride.aspx?id=174) from NYC.
Forum: Northeast
06-22-08, 09:31 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 7,154
Posted By sashae

I did the 66 as well, and have a similar report. ...

I did the 66 as well, and have a similar report.

We were doing the 66mi ride, which meant drop your bikes at Penn Station to be trucked out to the start at Mastic-Shirley.

Problem 1....
06-13-08, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,122
Posted By sashae

Belgian manufacturer, fairly small -- Martelly...

Belgian manufacturer, fairly small -- Martelly (http://www.martelly.be).
06-11-08, 05:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,337
Posted By sashae

Don't knock the Japanese. ...

Don't knock the Japanese.

http://subtle.org/se/gallery/d/4785-2/purple3r06.jpg
06-01-08, 08:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,289
Posted By sashae

http://www.kirkframeworks.com/photogallery_10-15/C...

http://www.kirkframeworks.com/photogallery_10-15/Campana_400.jpg

http://www.kirkframeworks.com/owners%20gallery%20photos/Vargo_Orange1_450.jpg
...
05-29-08, 07:29 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,157,357
Posted By sashae

Ya it's been through at least 2-3 people since...

Ya it's been through at least 2-3 people since me... really nicely finished bike, I wish it could find a good home! WWAAAAY too big for me -- felt like I was riding a damn horse.
04-20-08, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 686
Posted By sashae

I had an '05 and liked it a great deal. The...

I had an '05 and liked it a great deal. The stock drivetrain was kinda meh, but the frame was a real underappreciated gem. Nice riding bikes indeed.
04-14-08, 09:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,705
Posted By sashae

I am very, VERY curious to hear if these are the...

I am very, VERY curious to hear if these are the same people as the original Chub, or if they picked up the design/tooling.
04-04-08, 07:16 AM
Replies: 994
Views: 78,856
Posted By sashae

A visit to Nagasawa: link...

A visit to Nagasawa:

link (http://www.serotta.com/forum/showthread.php?t=43369)

link (http://www.serotta.com/forum/showthread.php?t=43368)

link...
03-22-08, 04:05 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 13,113
Posted By sashae

What are the angles/rake on the black bike? ...

What are the angles/rake on the black bike? Measuring the photo gives 76deg seat 71deg head... I understand the /point/ of the frame, but compromising rideability so you can barspin seems a bit...
03-20-08, 12:13 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 78,856
Posted By sashae

Nice Baramon... and yes, your chain tension looks...

Nice Baramon... and yes, your chain tension looks a wee bit high.
03-20-08, 12:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,661
Posted By sashae

They exist ;) ...

They exist ;)

http://subtle.org/chris/bikes/da10_chainwhip.jpg
03-07-08, 07:29 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,157,357
Posted By sashae

Louis' brother Roberto (aka Bobby V) makes em...

Louis' brother Roberto (aka Bobby V) makes em...
03-06-08, 10:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,405
Posted By sashae

Hey Parker, Have you ever contacted Samson...

Hey Parker,

Have you ever contacted Samson with regards to a repaint? Do they handle it in-house, or do you know if the Tokyo painter that Kalavinka/Level/Bomber Pro use could do it?
03-06-08, 08:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,432
Posted By sashae

http://imagecache2.allposters.com/images/pic/46/01...

http://imagecache2.allposters.com/images/pic/46/017_PP0100~Mushroom-Cloud-Posters.jpg
03-03-08, 08:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,628
Posted By sashae

+ blood. ...

+ blood.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3142/2298740553_0c74279d16.jpg
03-01-08, 10:12 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,157,357
Posted By sashae

I've heard from a few framebuilders that believe...

I've heard from a few framebuilders that believe that it can be straightened, as there are no sharp creases to any of the tubes. We'll see. A guy that I trust is going to take it on to see what can...
03-01-08, 12:44 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,157,357
Posted By sashae

Clearances on my De Rosa are now... tighter. ...

Clearances on my De Rosa are now... tighter. Sigh. Pothole 1, De Rosa 0. Broke my helmet, black eye, dislocated shoulder, but otherwise ok. Coulda been a lot worse.
...
02-24-08, 07:18 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,344
Posted By sashae

Wow, I'm rich. ...

Wow, I'm rich.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2321/2267375648_0b9c8f1763_b.jpg

Nice bars, though.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2262/2272705062_82e45dae2e_b.jpg
02-21-08, 08:37 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,157,357
Posted By sashae

Nice find. Cyclops' are lovely bikes. Mike...

Nice find. Cyclops' are lovely bikes. Mike Mulholland passing was a loss to the framebuilding art.
02-17-08, 05:18 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,157,357
Posted By sashae

Ciocc will receive Nuovo Record high flange to...

Ciocc will receive Nuovo Record high flange to MA40s shortly. Jet Sanchez, I'm not selling this one... quite happy with it.
02-17-08, 03:22 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,157,357
Posted By sashae

http://subtle.org/se/gallery/d/8796-2/IMGP4288.jpg...

http://subtle.org/se/gallery/d/8796-2/IMGP4288.jpg

http://subtle.org/se/gallery/d/8812-2/IMGP4247.jpg

http://subtle.org/se/gallery/d/8816-2/IMGP4248.jpg
...
02-14-08, 10:14 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,157,357
Posted By sashae

Concor

Concor
02-14-08, 08:20 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,127
Posted By sashae

The transition actually happened really fast. ...

The transition actually happened really fast. 3Rensho was started in late '77/early '78, so that frame is a little earlier than mine, but not by much.
02-13-08, 10:08 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,127
Posted By sashae

gbarchus' post is correct. It's interesting,...

gbarchus' post is correct. It's interesting, over the years (like '78/'79) you can see the transition from CYCLONE to 3RENSHO CYCLONE. This frame is a '78 built by Yamaguchi. It features
...
02-13-08, 10:03 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,231
Posted By sashae

http://www.yellowjersey.org/konno10.gif

http://www.yellowjersey.org/konno10.gif
02-12-08, 09:27 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,157,357
Posted By sashae

Varying tube wall thickness to place more...

Varying tube wall thickness to place more material where the tube is under more stress. The tube ends will have thicker walls than the centers of the tube -- similar to butted spokes like DT...
02-11-08, 02:00 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,157,357
Posted By sashae

019 actually has more advanced butting than 8630...

019 actually has more advanced butting than 8630 -- 8630 is double butted, whereas 019 is quadruple butted.
02-11-08, 01:59 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,157,357
Posted By sashae

Not really. Here's the 2005 catalog...

Not really. Here's the 2005 catalog (http://www.flickr.com/photos/sashae/sets/72157602637693990/) with butting profiles and metallurgy for everything Kaisei makes.
...
02-11-08, 11:30 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,157,357
Posted By sashae

Build takes about 4-5 months from order to...

Build takes about 4-5 months from order to delivery. Physical building, including paint, took about 2 weeks once he started. I'm not sure what his backlog is like now.
02-09-08, 03:07 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,157,357
Posted By sashae

As much as I dislike aerospokes, I really do like...

As much as I dislike aerospokes, I really do like that Capo.
02-08-08, 03:22 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,157,357
Posted By sashae

Wow, very interesting. How long have you had it...

Wow, very interesting. How long have you had it powdered for?
02-08-08, 03:18 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,117
Posted By sashae

It's not like GT was the first... ...

It's not like GT was the first...

http://www.hetchins.org/pix/hellenic-20.jpg

http://www.hetchins.org/pix/hellenic-10.jpg

http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/d/113043-2/hellenic_01.jpg
...
02-08-08, 09:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,405
Posted By sashae

Nagasawa won't sell decal sets, but he will do a...

Nagasawa won't sell decal sets, but he will do a full respray with new headset and bottom bracket for around 50,000jpy.
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