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Views: 3,425
Posted By brron

thanks for the heads up, i will definitely look...

thanks for the heads up, i will definitely look for the "pro" on this groupset.
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Views: 3,425
Posted By brron

yeah, i would replace with clipless pedals and...

yeah, i would replace with clipless pedals and san marco concor saddle (keep the vintage look going).
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Posted By brron

Rossin Record for $650 - worth it?

hi guys,

I've been looking for a used cinelli steel frame and working it into a commuter/weekend road bike and ran into this on CL:

http://i.imgur.com/42o4C.jpg

It's got suntour superbe and...
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Views: 2,196
Posted By brron

I have the dura-ace hubs and they are fantastic...

I have the dura-ace hubs and they are fantastic (laced to open pro 3x). But how often am I suppose to get them repack? They have accidentally seen rain once a couple of weeks ago.
10-27-10, 03:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,518
Posted By brron

Yes, it's very relaxed. I've ended up switching...

Yes, it's very relaxed. I've ended up switching to a more aggressive track frame. It's a great bike and yes, the pedals are crap. Pick up some nice platform pedals.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-10, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,066
Posted By brron

which frame are you getting?

which frame are you getting?
09-09-10, 01:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,939
Posted By brron

the website says it can do traditional fenders,...

the website says it can do traditional fenders, but the bottom bracket has no holes from what i can see to lock the fender in place. can anyone who has purchase this bike tell me or take a picture?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-10, 08:19 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 9,212
Posted By brron

have you used iphone white earbuds? they're so...

have you used iphone white earbuds? they're so bad at sealing in music that they're perfect for bicycle riding.:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-10, 04:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By brron

Link? I actually wanted the cinelli xperience on...

Link? I actually wanted the cinelli xperience on pbk for 530, but it's no longer avail.
08-08-10, 12:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By brron

had the same debate with myself. I went with...

had the same debate with myself. I went with dura-ace track hubs laced 3x to mavic op. i'm super happy with my decision. still trued after all the ****ty potholes in san jose and san francisco AND...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-10, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By brron

thanks guys!

thanks guys!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-10, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By brron

Kenesis Decade Convert Frame from PBK

I've been shopping around for a road frame and was checking up on PBK when I saw this new frame they stocked:
http://imgur.com/QM6ai.jpg

Looks legit and runs a good price. Anyone ever heard of...
07-26-10, 03:20 PM
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Posted By brron

I'm fortunate to live in sunny California. If it...

I'm fortunate to live in sunny California. If it does rain, I ride a road bike with fenders.
The drop is visually dramatic but it's just a higher downtube.
I don't fall over the front, I'm pretty...
07-26-10, 02:05 AM
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Posted By brron

me? longest ride would be about 25. i use it to...

me? longest ride would be about 25. i use it to commute to work/school on a daily basis.
07-25-10, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,641,495
Posted By brron

bit late to the party, but here's my baby: ...

bit late to the party, but here's my baby:

http://i.imgur.com/dpKnn.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-10, 04:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,939
Posted By brron

the road cycling forum is filled with old farts! ...

the road cycling forum is filled with old farts!

let me help you guys :):thumb:

"tarck" is intentional and refers to the fact that it's not built to ride on the street but only on velodromes....
07-22-10, 04:59 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,412
Posted By brron

i'm riding my 3rd fixed gear bike right now which...

i'm riding my 3rd fixed gear bike right now which i'm totally in love with.
however, if i could start over, i would've gotten a directbikes $300 bike first. it's a super great bike and super cheap....
07-15-10, 03:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 948
Posted By brron

i have the cinelli pista stem on my mash with a...

i have the cinelli pista stem on my mash with a profile design cobra wing bullhorn. works well.
04-25-10, 05:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By brron

this isn't my bike, i saw it as i left the...

this isn't my bike, i saw it as i left the building. The rider did not lock the bike properly so the campus put their lock on his bike to ensure it would not get stolen. They left a note saying...
04-25-10, 12:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By brron

School: "If I were a thief..."

my school is academy of art university (logo in bottom right hand corner).

Pretty funny/nice to see them do this:

http://imgur.com/3pDu0.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-10, 01:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,589
Posted By brron

pearl izumi is the way to go. i'm 220lbs, and...

pearl izumi is the way to go. i'm 220lbs, and those Quest Jerseys (club cut) fit really well. Not tight, but not mountain bike baggy either.

Also, if you want, go bib shorts, and then use...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-10, 08:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,279
Posted By brron

i had velocity deep Vs, and yeah they looked...

i had velocity deep Vs, and yeah they looked really cool. Crosswind (san jose/san francisco) was a *****. I now use mavic open pro. never going back to deep v. so much better classy looking,...
04-07-10, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By brron

you want your first frame to be a cinelli...

you want your first frame to be a cinelli vigorelli? brave. kudos to you.

also for the 175 vs 165, i would recommend otherwise. because you will always be pedaling, you might end up striking the...
03-23-10, 01:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By brron

got all the parts...uhh where's the stem cap?

Hey guys,

so i bought all the parts to my bike through online outets and the frame from LBS (came with headset, fork, frame) and today I realized I don't have a stem cap.

Do I contact the LBS...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-10, 01:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,924
Posted By brron

specialized echelon

specialized echelon
03-10-10, 01:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,084
Posted By brron

+2 for pokemon avatar. if you're willing to...

+2 for pokemon avatar.

if you're willing to drop money for the super pista, might as well go cinelli vigorelli or mash
03-10-10, 01:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,700
Posted By brron

that's what you pay for "pretty."

that's what you pay for "pretty."
03-03-10, 12:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,135
Posted By brron

theres no context to this video.

theres no context to this video.
02-25-10, 02:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,582
Posted By brron

+10000

+10000
02-23-10, 04:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,339
Posted By brron

i prefer surly cogs over soma. edit: 46/17...

i prefer surly cogs over soma.

edit: 46/17 is the best ratio for street and new legs. in your case, 45/17 works too.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-10, 06:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,006
Posted By brron

would you mine showing us this bike? :)

would you mine showing us this bike? :)
02-19-10, 12:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,348
Posted By brron

you would be correct about 2 years ago. Mission...

you would be correct about 2 years ago. Mission bicycle now has a local framebuilder customizing their frames.
02-02-10, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,621
Posted By brron

hrm...i'm now debating over these vs cobrawing. ...

hrm...i'm now debating over these vs cobrawing. I know theres a huge price jump but I love the flat side of the bars. Can't decide :(
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-10, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By brron

mavic open pro cd surface wearing down?

I know it's supposed to be improved braking surface, but anyone getting their surface wearing down too fast? I've only owned the pair for 5 months and I can already start to see streaks. They're...
01-29-10, 03:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,672
Posted By brron

hey buddy, do happen to know what DT spokes he...

hey buddy, do happen to know what DT spokes he uses? Just says DT spokes, but I wanna know if they are champs/comps/etc.
01-28-10, 06:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,672
Posted By brron

wow, they have really good deals on wheelsets. ...

wow, they have really good deals on wheelsets. man...i'm about to jump on this.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-10, 05:43 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 5,811
Posted By brron

P-cad, if you were from california, i would give...

P-cad, if you were from california, i would give you my employee discount at the apple store. not that you need, it seems.
01-28-10, 01:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,621
Posted By brron

post updates. i want a pair for 26 bucks :( but...

post updates. i want a pair for 26 bucks :( but i have to resort to trying to get a good deal on ebay.
01-28-10, 01:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,410
Posted By brron

chrome shoes. never looked back.

chrome shoes. never looked back.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-10, 04:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,665
Posted By brron

theres no way this will be comfortable if you're...

theres no way this will be comfortable if you're normally proportional.
01-22-10, 03:17 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,114
Posted By brron

my, your job must be really fun.

my, your job must be really fun.
Forum: Commuting
01-22-10, 01:05 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,109
Posted By brron

i commute 14 miles a day. I wear the Chrome...

i commute 14 miles a day. I wear the Chrome shoes often seen in the banners. $70 dollars, made out of codura. Durable, comfy, and a very stiff sole as well. I recommend wearing at least quarter...
01-22-10, 12:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,122
Posted By brron

i would buy the san jose pro only because i live...

i would buy the san jose pro only because i live in san jose.
01-21-10, 04:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 20,709
Posted By brron

yeah, it's a total different experience when you...

yeah, it's a total different experience when you finally get to see it in person.

i already have a spreadsheet on the build :)

Mavic Open Pro CD (they're grey) 32h 3x laced to All-City hubs...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-10, 02:53 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 8,232
Posted By brron

no one really mentioned weight as i think that...

no one really mentioned weight as i think that plays a big role. I ride on continental ultra gatorskins and at 235lbs, i make sure both tires are always 120psi and nothing less.

When I had...
01-21-10, 02:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 20,709
Posted By brron

alright, op here, i finally got to see the...

alright, op here, i finally got to see the cinelli x frame in person. it's one hell of a frame. Sizing is weird as hell (riding 56cm iro mark v) and the 53cm fits perfectly. Thanks again everyone...
01-19-10, 08:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 20,709
Posted By brron

thanks for posting :) It's funny, I was going...

thanks for posting :) It's funny, I was going for almost the same set up as you (op rims, omnium crank). I'm 5'9" and suppose I would be getting the 53 as well. When you say borderline harsh, do...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-10, 08:23 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 11,933
Posted By brron

+10000000

+10000000
01-19-10, 04:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 20,709
Posted By brron

so you think it's all hype trying to cash in? I...

so you think it's all hype trying to cash in? I understand there are some hype surrounding it since it's in collab with mashsf, but i really like the frame style.
01-19-10, 04:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 20,709
Posted By brron

I don't go out to pubs or coffee shops: I do go...

I don't go out to pubs or coffee shops: I do go to local rides and I am presuming it was intended as a street/urban frame, not a track frame. I also commute to sf regularly, haven't seen one in sf...
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