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Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-11, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,975
Posted By viper_04649

I realize this now The reason i didn't do...

I realize this now

The reason i didn't do this was a: the cost of pauls and b: i am not a fan of using proprietary mounting.

I guess what i am really try to find out, is it worth going up to a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-11, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,975
Posted By viper_04649

I can see it flexing with the bike on a stand,...

I can see it flexing with the bike on a stand, with the wheel stationary.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-11, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,975
Posted By viper_04649

Mid-reach brake advice (47-57mm reach) - VO/Tektro/Paul

I have a Royal H rando bike (http://royalhcycles.com/gallery.html). when I built up the bike last year, I chose the Dia-Compe/Gran-Compe 610 from Velo Orange ...
Forum: Touring
09-14-11, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,866
Posted By viper_04649

So when i said faster, what I really meant is...

So when i said faster, what I really meant is more nimble riding through the city, with cars. It will be replacing a "track" bike, which has steep angles and what not.

Chris, is that a Schwinn...
Forum: Touring
09-12-11, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,866
Posted By viper_04649

Touring on an Bridgestone XO-1 / Handsome Cycles XOXO

Let me preface by saying that I know the XOXO is not the XO-1, but seems to be my best bet for finding something like an XO-1, where the XO-1 is very hard to find and very expensive. Also, Handsome...
03-10-11, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,547
Posted By viper_04649

horizontal dropouts, but i need to keep the same...

horizontal dropouts, but i need to keep the same distance since will be using disc brakes. I am just looking for what width spacers people use. I could measure, but don't have calipers so not sure of...
03-10-11, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,547
Posted By viper_04649

Dingle speed spacing

I have a SS mtb, and want to change it to a dingle (double single) speed. This would require me to replace the bash guard with a larger outer ring on the cranks. And add another cog to the rear. To...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-21-11, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By viper_04649

That frame looks great but i can't make out what...

That frame looks great but i can't make out what the dropouts are. Also, my 29er, I ride 60mm Big Apples. I like them on the road, but can almost say they are a little too big...

And i will stay...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-21-11, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By viper_04649

First frame suggestions. Lugged city fixed/ss frame for 6' 170lbs.

I am doing research on materials, and since this will be my first build, I want to work with something that is reasonable to manage. Sorry for the lengthiness, but want to get all the details. The...
06-09-10, 11:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,853
Posted By viper_04649

It is currently in the "waiting for tubing to...

It is currently in the "waiting for tubing to come in" stage :) so the options are there!
06-09-10, 11:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,853
Posted By viper_04649

Thanks, exactly the answer i was looking for. and...

Thanks, exactly the answer i was looking for. and i wouldn't be surprised about the stainless being pretty light.

Would mafac racers fit around a 40mm fender?
06-08-10, 10:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,853
Posted By viper_04649

Thanks for the input. Going to go with Henry...

Thanks for the input. Going to go with Henry james crown, along with henry james lugs and true temper steel. ('merica!). Use my racers for now.

as for fenders, are honjos and VO pretty much the...
06-08-10, 11:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,853
Posted By viper_04649

This will be on a rando/brevet style bike, would...

This will be on a rando/brevet style bike, would it make more sense to go with a center mount side pulls? My plan right now is have this chrown:...
06-08-10, 07:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,853
Posted By viper_04649

mafac racer vs paul

I am having a bike built for me right now and i would like to eventually put on Paul brakes. But as of right now, i have a set of Mafac racers.

1) can you take of 451E/452E (see diagram below)...
Replies: 63
Views: 15,887
Posted By viper_04649

i have only ridden with brifters (or no...

i have only ridden with brifters (or no shifters), and i am a bit nervous that i will be annoyed with dt shifters, or even bar end. I think i should get an old 12 speed to ride around dunring the...
Replies: 63
Views: 15,887
Posted By viper_04649

Ultegra 6600:double 53/39 with a - 11-26t...

Ultegra 6600:double 53/39 with a - 11-26t cassette + brifters

wheels: Ultegra 6500 laced to Open Pros

I realize that if i keep the brifters, i will not be able to have a bar bag.
Replies: 63
Views: 15,887
Posted By viper_04649

I have decided to go with Royal H, a local guy....

I have decided to go with Royal H, a local guy. make beautiful lugged bikes on his own, and the high end carbon stuff for Seven. I am debating right now of what i want to do for components. I have a...
Replies: 63
Views: 15,887
Posted By viper_04649

I do have a '75 Track professional...

I do have a '75 Track professional (http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2527/3702346895_1af90d6447_o.jpg), great bikes. Wish i had just the professional. in it's last incarnation:
Replies: 63
Views: 15,887
Posted By viper_04649

So with everything, i think i need to be fit, and...

So with everything, i think i need to be fit, and try some of these bikes out. What are the best resources for fitting yourself for this type of long distance bike?

Where can you get Salsa bikes?...
Replies: 63
Views: 15,887
Posted By viper_04649

Looking at the Soma ES, Soma Stanyan...

Looking at the Soma ES, Soma Stanyan (http://www.somafab.com/stanyan.html), and the VO Rando. thoughts?
Replies: 63
Views: 15,887
Posted By viper_04649

Why the Polyvalent over the rando for VO, why the...

Why the Polyvalent over the rando for VO, why the sam hillbourne over the a. homer hilsen?

Problem i have with the Cross check is the bb being so high, and the weight.
Replies: 63
Views: 15,887
Posted By viper_04649

This was somewhat facetious, I know that it...

This was somewhat facetious, I know that it doesnt exist. I am not really going to be touring further than going camping for the weekend, with a tent and sleeping bag.
I was looking at the century...
Replies: 63
Views: 15,887
Posted By viper_04649

Randonneuring bike -- difficult decision

So I am in the market for a light touring / commuting bike. I currently have a Felt F35R alu racing bike, and living in boston, is not the bike for doing much of anything other than fast rides and...
11-16-09, 10:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 242
Posted By viper_04649

where can i get cones for Suzue Promax Hubs

Where can I get cones? I just need one front cone. I have taken in to a couple of shops and they were useless.

thanks.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-26-09, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By viper_04649

The Royal H bikes are beautiful. He does a...

The Royal H bikes are beautiful. He does a phenomenal job, and has a great hook up on paint (Circle A, one of the best places in New England). I am currently spec-ing a bike, and most likely will be...
08-31-09, 09:41 AM
Replies: 905
Views: 170,840
Posted By viper_04649

Have: Soma Major Taylors Selle San Marco...

Have:
Soma Major Taylors
Selle San Marco Rolls - textured Black leather
Campa Record 2-rail seatpost 27.2 (top screws)

Want:
Nice Seatpost 27.2 (something like the Campa record but have...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-09, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By viper_04649

but i am also using on the track, and i have been...

but i am also using on the track, and i have been told that the eggbeaters are not secure enough with that much torque.

how do ppl like ATAC, a shop told me that they hold you in, very securely.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-09, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By viper_04649

those bebops look interesting, but i have never...

those bebops look interesting, but i have never heard anything about them before
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-09, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By viper_04649

clipless pedals for mountain bike shoe

I need to get new clipless pedals for use on my road and track bike. I currently have some crappy old spd moutain pedals and they just aren't working out. the thing is, that i have mountain shoes...
07-03-09, 01:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,430
Posted By viper_04649

where would i go about getting one of these?

where would i go about getting one of these?
07-03-09, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 456,717
Posted By viper_04649

Have: Mavic Ellipse in near mint condition. ...

Have:
Mavic Ellipse in near mint condition.

Want:
Phil hubs and some nice rims like open pros, doesn't need to be laced.
saddle like a flite, ponza or something comfy
silver Miche supertype...
07-03-09, 10:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,430
Posted By viper_04649

the Marinoni, the Torelli Corsa Pista, and the...

the Marinoni, the Torelli Corsa Pista, and the Geekhouse can't be had till mid to end of August.
06-28-09, 01:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By viper_04649

Marinoni Pista

How much should a Marinoni Pista frame cost?

I just went to a shop and i really think that he was jerking me around. His price went up and down about 200$. They bike looks amazing, just i really...
06-26-09, 12:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 947
Posted By viper_04649

looking for a new track bike, and people have...

looking for a new track bike, and people have brought up Marinoni a couple of times. I am coming to MTL sat morning, what shops should i see to find these bikes? their site lists Cycles Regis,...
06-22-09, 09:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,430
Posted By viper_04649

Noted, i will be going to montreal this weekend,...

Noted, i will be going to montreal this weekend, so we I will check out!
06-22-09, 08:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,430
Posted By viper_04649

From Bob Jackson Cycles, "Please note delivery...

From Bob Jackson Cycles, "Please note delivery now approx 7 weeks" This is quite a while. I was hoping to have something ready in the next 2 weeks. But is it really worth waiting that long? I mean i...
06-22-09, 07:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,430
Posted By viper_04649

No looking for an ALU frame. They are just too...

No looking for an ALU frame. They are just too harsh and delicate. Steal is real.
06-22-09, 06:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,430
Posted By viper_04649

Yes, i do not have renters, but luckily my...

Yes, i do not have renters, but luckily my parents home owner's insurance covers me since I am a dependable on taxes (don't get me wrong i pay for my own ****, it just helps their taxes while i am in...
06-16-09, 07:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,430
Posted By viper_04649

There is a 7-8 week lead time for these...can't...

There is a 7-8 week lead time for these...can't do that.


No the Geekhouse in not in that range, but they are a local company that is pushing a lot for boston bike safety and ride-ability, so...
06-16-09, 12:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,430
Posted By viper_04649

I was pumped about the Sputnik, but i have heard...

I was pumped about the Sputnik, but i have heard it has a low BB.

so what i have seen locally (boston) is:
<700
a) soma rush
b) traitor

<800
c) bare knuckle
d) Torelli
06-14-09, 10:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,430
Posted By viper_04649

Yeah, the roads in boston suck. I have a alu Felt...

Yeah, the roads in boston suck. I have a alu Felt road frame and I really feel the bumps.
06-14-09, 09:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,430
Posted By viper_04649

Yeah, home owners insurance covered it, minus the...

Yeah, home owners insurance covered it, minus the deductible.
06-14-09, 08:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,430
Posted By viper_04649

Best Midrange Track frame?

My Steamroller was stolen :( but this is now an opportunity (insurance covered most of it) to build something nicer. track or close to track geometry (some velodrome (in NH) but will be my city bike)...
05-11-09, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 456,717
Posted By viper_04649

Looking for a small track frame. Something like...

Looking for a small track frame. Something like the size of the IRO Heidi/HD. 46/48cm.
-formula hubs
-Black vintage looking saddle (brooks, regal, something classy looking)
-Something with more...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-09, 08:52 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-09, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By viper_04649

Will a Ultegra FD-6500(9sd) work with ST-6600(10sp) shifters?

will the FD-6500 9-speed series front derailleur work with some ST-6600 shifters? both are for 2 chainrings. I will be running FC-6600 cranks.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-09, 03:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,118
Posted By viper_04649

I am looking for the same type of thing. With the...

I am looking for the same type of thing. With the Neuvations, would you go for the R28 Aero4 or the R28 SL5(front)/SL6(rear) (what they suggest in the comparison page.

and How do you feel about...
01-19-09, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 456,717
Posted By viper_04649

need 24h front hub (or 36 if nothing else) would...

need 24h front hub (or 36 if nothing else) would prefer bolt type (not sure the real name, non-quick release)

Have:
forbiddenz
large old fuji frame (can take pics if wanted) prob about 60 cm
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