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03-14-11, 01:58 AM
Replies: 14,092
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Posted By RichPugh

My New Steed - Steelman signature track build

Picked it up off eBay. Building a different wheelset, probably gonna ride riser bars in the city with a shorter stem but mostly it'll stay the same... I love it. It's a Steelman track frame/fork/stem...
09-06-09, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,805
Posted By RichPugh

I picked up my Campy Record 47t 144bcd chainring...

I picked up my Campy Record 47t 144bcd chainring for $20! 47x18 ftw...
09-06-09, 10:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,805
Posted By RichPugh

Its all personal preference really... 48x15 sucks...

Its all personal preference really... 48x15 sucks unless youre in a really flat area... go with the 17t and learn to spin a tad faster. I was 48x16, then 49x16, then 49x18 then 47x18 and I love 47x18...
08-26-09, 07:14 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 363,877
Posted By RichPugh

2009 Surly Steamroller frameset Chris King...

2009 Surly Steamroller frameset
Chris King headset
3T 100mm stem
Mid 90's Bontrager Crowbar MTB bars cut short w/ black Oury's
Bianchi Pista alloy seat post
Selle Italia saddle
Campagnolo...
08-26-09, 05:26 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 363,877
Posted By RichPugh

Yes. I live in Federal Hill and usually end up...

Yes. I live in Federal Hill and usually end up down thru Locust Point around Ft. McHenry, tide Point, around the Inner Harbor, through Harbor East and into Fells and Canton. Sometimes I ride uptown...
08-26-09, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 788
Posted By RichPugh

Presto Solution track frames? Theyre awesome......

Presto Solution track frames? Theyre awesome... get one. Everyone will envy you.
08-26-09, 02:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,348
Posted By RichPugh

I still doubt the NJS... I'm waiting to see one...

I still doubt the NJS... I'm waiting to see one stamped with my own eyes LOL. I dont think a frame with a 69mm BB drop will pass NJS certification but I'm also not a Keirin specialist haha.
08-26-09, 02:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,348
Posted By RichPugh

The complete build Langster Steel at $660 is...

The complete build Langster Steel at $660 is lovely I think it looks nicer than the Schwinn... only things not "track" about it is is has average 73 degree HT and 73.25 degree ST angles (on the size...
08-24-09, 07:56 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 363,877
Posted By RichPugh

Just some updated pics of my Creamroller... ...

Just some updated pics of my Creamroller...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3420/3839810235_de69cf249c_b.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2669/3840598746_ceb6fd0055.jpg
...
08-22-09, 10:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,172
Posted By RichPugh

Absolutely... Compare 2 similar sized frames, 56...

Absolutely... Compare 2 similar sized frames, 56 Surly Steamroller -vs- 55 Cinelli SuperCorsa Pista:

Surely welded steel frame and lugged is a tank of a bike made from 4130 CroMoly Steel...
08-22-09, 02:11 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,172
Posted By RichPugh

I love my Steamroller frame... it's not a track...

I love my Steamroller frame... it's not a track frame persay but its got a fairly short 978mm wheelbase, 73.5 degree head tube and seat tube, big beefy rear facing fork ends, its powdercoated, has...
08-17-09, 08:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,566
Posted By RichPugh

Yeah, Keith and those guys had a kinda bar to bar...

Yeah, Keith and those guys had a kinda bar to bar ride but it fizzled out... There should be a resurgence come Fall/post summer. Carleton, Gentei is now a Cinelli dealer with Vigorelli, SuperPista...
06-21-09, 06:51 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 363,877
Posted By RichPugh

They are the stock ALEX polished deep wheels that...

They are the stock ALEX polished deep wheels that come on the standard Specialized Langster :) Here's a better pic...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3397/3648225915_bec33b2334_b.jpg
06-08-09, 07:45 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 363,877
Posted By RichPugh

Just a new pic of my roommates... ...

Just a new pic of my roommates...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3370/3607553266_97a79749ea_o.jpg
05-27-09, 09:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,458
Posted By RichPugh

Man, youre asking for it... LOL. Pics Or It...

Man, youre asking for it... LOL. Pics Or It Didnt Happen! hahaha...

Riding backwards isnt easy... but its gets easier the faster you go so, try to just get right up to speed. Trackstanding is...
05-26-09, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 941
Posted By RichPugh

Get Mavic Ellipse's... ...

Get Mavic Ellipse's...

http://photos-b.ak.fbcdn.net/photos-ak-sf2p/v649/29/93/1386037345/n1386037345_255985_1482.jpg
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05-17-09, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,210
Posted By RichPugh

I will now measure, and disclose when necessary,...

I will now measure, and disclose when necessary, how many revolutions my bike has on it, not miles :)
05-01-09, 10:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,284
Posted By RichPugh

I ride 47x18 in Baltimore on mild hills. I'd say...

I ride 47x18 in Baltimore on mild hills. I'd say just toss on an 18t cog and take the same ride a few days... see if you can hang. It's only four GI lower but really easy to climb with on a 46t...
04-30-09, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,137,393
Posted By RichPugh

Baltimore rprznt!

Baltimore rprznt!
04-25-09, 07:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,921
Posted By RichPugh

I think it would be simpler to swap pedals than...

I think it would be simpler to swap pedals than it would be to take a set of cages/straps off LOL. Those would be good for a freewheel application for sure.

Carleton, yeah, I'm not really trying...
04-24-09, 06:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,921
Posted By RichPugh

I joined the other team... GO CLIPLESS !!!!

I wasnt gonna post this on these interweb forums but I havent posted in a while... and I'm wasting a few minutes at home before I go out and actually do something tonight... but...

I rode clipped...
04-15-09, 10:39 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 363,877
Posted By RichPugh

this thing is badass! ...

this thing is badass!

http://i155.photobucket.com/albums/s290/croscoe/random/steam13.jpg
04-01-09, 12:12 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,464
Posted By RichPugh

Mavic Ellipse

Mavic Ellipse
Forum: Foo
03-30-09, 10:23 AM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 724,582
Posted By RichPugh

Trading Places

Trading Places
Forum: Foo
03-28-09, 06:53 PM
Replies: 60,210
Views: 724,582
Posted By RichPugh

fuel

fuel
03-27-09, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By RichPugh

That thing is more hilly than I thought LOL. Good...

That thing is more hilly than I thought LOL. Good ride... kinda boring though. I prefer the city but it was nice to get out where there arent stoplights, pedestrians, traffic, potholes, etc. to...
03-27-09, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By RichPugh

Last minute Ride heads up for the Baltimore folk...

Couple guys are cruising up/down to the BWI Trail to go do a ride around the 11 mile loop. We dont work today so if anyone else wants to call out or go home "sick" and come ride, we'll be parking at...
03-24-09, 09:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,368
Posted By RichPugh

I found the e-mail between crushkilldstroy and...

I found the e-mail between crushkilldstroy and the craigslist seller:




p.s., I love my Mavic Ellipses. Strong as an ox, stay true as true gets, lockring issue is simply cured with .5mm BB...
03-24-09, 08:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,123
Posted By RichPugh

If youre puting ourys on a straight bar-end,...

If youre puting ourys on a straight bar-end, BEEFTECH is right... use nothing but brute force.

if youre putting some champs or keirin grips on some drops or need to push past a bend or 2, youre...
03-23-09, 08:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,229
Posted By RichPugh

Yeah, just take the for off, remove the wheel,...

Yeah, just take the for off, remove the wheel, face it arch side up on the floor, get a 2x4, lay it across the center of the fork arms and jump on it a bit :) Voila! Barspins.
03-23-09, 12:06 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 24,036
Posted By RichPugh

I did until about 4 days ago LOL. My buddy bought...

I did until about 4 days ago LOL. My buddy bought that standard Langster which I posted a few posts up but it was too small so I let him setup my Comp and he liked it so much he wanted to buy it......
03-22-09, 08:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,453
Posted By RichPugh

www.ebay.de www.ebay.co.uk

www.ebay.de
www.ebay.co.uk
03-21-09, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 976
Posted By RichPugh

Someone please video this and YouTube it......

Someone please video this and YouTube it... seriously. I'd do it but I already took the decals off hah
03-20-09, 11:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,123
Posted By RichPugh

I use rubbing alcohol. It evaporates completely...

I use rubbing alcohol. It evaporates completely leaving them in place like they were cemented on. Love it.
03-20-09, 11:06 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 24,036
Posted By RichPugh

I just sold my comp so I cant go check but I was...

I just sold my comp so I cant go check but I was under the impression the comp had an aluminum steerer?

Quoted from Specialized 06 Langster Comp specs -
"FORK Specialized FACT carbon fork,...
03-19-09, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 976
Posted By RichPugh

Didnt work on my Steamroller but good heads up...

Didnt work on my Steamroller but good heads up for those it will work on...

Mine was simple. Hairdryer to soften the adhesive up a bit and the edge of a CD to flake it all off. The powdercoat is...
03-19-09, 10:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,330
Posted By RichPugh

A fixed gear bike is technically a single speed...

A fixed gear bike is technically a single speed bicycle but commonly a "Singlespeed" bike is a 1 speed freewheel bike and a "Fixed gear" bike is a 1 speed bike that does not coast.
03-19-09, 09:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,551
Posted By RichPugh

He should open a full size bike shop... small...

He should open a full size bike shop... small bikes are hard to sell...

kidding... all joking aside, I opened a small skateboard shop in a community that desperately needed a real skate shop. 3...
03-19-09, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 846
Posted By RichPugh

The wear on tires is when the reduced ratio...

The wear on tires is when the reduced ratio between the chainring and cog results in a low number of skid patches. i.e., a 48x16 reduces to 3:1 = only 1 skid patch... or a 48x18 reduced to 16x3 =...
03-19-09, 09:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,641
Posted By RichPugh

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/75/196241102_c7d44b...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/75/196241102_c7d44b15fd.jpg

http://bikehugger.com/images/blog/local_fail.jpg

http://cyclinginfo.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/08/small-bike-lock.jpg
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03-18-09, 05:55 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 24,036
Posted By RichPugh

I did sell it... to my buddy Dennis. here is the...

I did sell it... to my buddy Dennis. here is the most recent pic of his setup on my old frameset...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3655/3366824192_bdd6e98d82_o.jpg


I'm riding a Steamroller...
03-17-09, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,735
Posted By RichPugh

Sorry, thanks for clearing up the gear inches...

Sorry, thanks for clearing up the gear inches stuff. I left quite a bit out. My mistake. I didnt mean to say if you had a gear inch of 80, you would only travel 80" with one rotation of the crank...
03-16-09, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By RichPugh

Dura Ace hubs are within 1mm from just about most...

Dura Ace hubs are within 1mm from just about most every other 120mm track hub out there. Youre good to go.
03-16-09, 09:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,735
Posted By RichPugh

Me: Langster Comp is 49x16. Surly Steamroller...

Me:
Langster Comp is 49x16.
Surly Steamroller is 47x16.
This should mean nothing to you.

Technical term for the "front cog" is Chainring.

Brakeless gear ratios are the same as gear ratios...
03-16-09, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By RichPugh

Remember that bb spindle widths do not dictate...

Remember that bb spindle widths do not dictate the chainline, the chainring position of the crank coupled with the bb spindle do. Youre Miche 107 bb spindle with your Miche crankset should give the...
03-16-09, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By RichPugh

I was under the impression that a 42ish mm (shown...

I was under the impression that a 42ish mm (shown is a 42.5mm) chainline was standard for any 120mm track hub that gives a 24mm cog spacing. That is what the Record C Pista crankset should give you....
03-15-09, 11:18 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 24,036
Posted By RichPugh

My Comp with my buddys wheelset and some...

My Comp with my buddys wheelset and some components... Fancy eh?

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3609/3358410261_54c7f6e492_o.jpg
03-15-09, 11:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By RichPugh

Yep up til 08... but in 09, the standard Pista...

Yep up til 08... but in 09, the standard Pista got weaksauce... the head tube angle went 2 degrees softer from 74.5 to 72.5! Eh, I bet its a comfy ride...

I think you should be at an acceptable...
03-15-09, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By RichPugh

I had a campy record BB and campy record crankset...

I had a campy record BB and campy record crankset on my pista concept with standard pista wheelset and with an alex wheelset. Straight. Pista and BPC have the same geometry so you should be good. I...
03-15-09, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 962
Posted By RichPugh

False to the max... A crappy conversion is always...

False to the max... A crappy conversion is always going to be crappy. A nice conversion will undoubtably be fair. A Kilo TT starts above fair and can easily get into the above fair category. The Kilo...
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