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One more question...any idea what the standard...

One more question...any idea what the standard diameter would be for 3TTT bars of this era? I want to replace with some modern compacts...think 26 will be ok? Thanks!!
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Hey Bianchigirl, quick question. I've replaced...

Hey Bianchigirl, quick question. I've replaced the brake pads and services the brakes the best I can but they just won't stay in place...constantly shifting one I apply the brakes so that one side is...
01-18-15, 11:24 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

My buddy and I mashing in the bitter cold of...

My buddy and I mashing in the bitter cold of upstate new york
http://i.imgur.com/9k2Zfd5.png
01-18-15, 11:17 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

Wide Risers, So Hot Right Now. ...

Wide Risers, So Hot Right Now.

http://i.imgur.com/XgD0lrl.jpg
01-18-15, 11:09 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

Sigh I hear you brother, I've been camped up back...

Sigh I hear you brother, I've been camped up back home for the past 3 years to avoid getting settled anywhere. In retrospect it was a mistake, but one which I will hopefully render with some sweet...
01-18-15, 10:36 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

Should I move to San Diego? *Have BA degree...

Should I move to San Diego?
*Have BA degree (Lived in Boston for school)
*Looking for lifestyle, then career.
*Money saved, though frugal and looking for an affordable city (well more so than...
05-31-14, 10:47 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

Thanks for your last reply. Not a question, but...

Thanks for your last reply.
Not a question, but I thought you might be entertained by the fact that the root of Godzilla in Japanese means "Whale Gorilla", which alludes to its marine birthing...
05-29-14, 11:14 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

Do you know of a brake lever than will fit on the...

Do you know of a brake lever than will fit on the taper of my drop bars between the 31.8mm and 23.8mm sections, favoring the 31.88 side? Also, are you on instagram and if so can I follow you? Thanckx
05-22-14, 06:02 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

I was wondering if you would give your blessings...

I was wondering if you would give your blessings or have ever seen a bike with dutch style handlebars (i want to get a pair similar to those on your fuji townie) running brifters facing down in line...
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Posted By jalopyman

1980's Bianchi Alloro

Hello all. I bought this 1980's bianchi alloro off CL for $275.
Not sure what to do with it, it's my first nice vintage ride.
http://i.imgur.com/1wM2m9d.jpg
Columbus tubing, made in Italy.
Fully...
05-15-14, 04:25 PM
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Dear Scrod, what would you do with this pristine...

Dear Scrod, what would you do with this pristine 80's bianchi alloro I just bought of CL for $275?
http://i.imgur.com/1wM2m9d.jpg
Campy Gruppo - chorus derailleur with updated brifters, cranks,...
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Posted By jalopyman

Bianchi Alloro - Campy

Hey everyone, I am suffering from the N+1 disease and am considering buying this 90's Bianchi Alloro tomorrow.
The seller is asking 275 and can be seen below. The size and eye appeal is right,...
03-30-14, 12:27 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

How much happier are you since relocating to the...

How much happier are you since relocating to the sunny lands of california?
I love and live in the northeast but I just cannot imagine spending the rest of my life battling winter.
My inner...
03-26-14, 09:06 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

Which handlebars did you put on your raleigh...

Which handlebars did you put on your raleigh budget bike? Love them and the build!
03-24-14, 06:03 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

That looks like a solid rig for the price,...

That looks like a solid rig for the price, especially given you're in canada. Further, and not to hijack this thread, is the Marin Dominican the same exact frame as the traitor cutlass, whose frame...
03-22-14, 08:24 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

Hmm yeah i should have worded that differently,...

Hmm yeah i should have worded that differently, but yeah that picture seems wonky. Basically what he said.
03-22-14, 04:37 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

Offset seatpost looks a little severe. I would...

Offset seatpost looks a little severe. I would replace it with a straight post and correct your saddle position so it is neutral. A stem with less rise would look much better and cut down your fork...
03-22-14, 12:29 PM
03-21-14, 10:24 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

Near perfection aesthetically, bravo. My only...

Near perfection aesthetically, bravo. My only critique is when aero frames don't use an aero seat post. In this case I assume the frame can only accept a traditional circular seat post, but I just...
03-21-14, 05:26 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

Shucks now I feel guilty for ragging on you, I...

Shucks now I feel guilty for ragging on you, I figured you were well...younger. I wish you all the well and I really think you will enjoy this new world of cycling, it's never too late and I...
03-19-14, 09:34 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

Has clown color scheme. Isn't capable of...

Has clown color scheme.
Isn't capable of standing whilst riding fixed.
Doesn't use foot retention.
Refused to address fact that he doesn't ride with foot retention.
Come on man, people are...
03-18-14, 09:12 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

Rode around town all day, soaked up some sun in a...

Rode around town all day, soaked up some sun in a light sweater at the cafe as it was a scorching and sunny 32 degrees here (upstate ny aka the land of frozen dreams)! Then rode to the grocery where...
03-18-14, 09:03 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

Yeah I was wondering about this, this could make...

Yeah I was wondering about this, this could make or break the US route. That being the case the jamis looks like a really solid ride for the price (all quality parts including a fantastic saddle for...
03-18-14, 09:45 AM
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Posted By jalopyman

*I have since added origin 8 strapz and a sparkly...

*I have since added origin 8 strapz and a sparkly new chain.
http://i.imgur.com/t8jFfdu.jpg
03-18-14, 09:42 AM
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Posted By jalopyman

Could you break this down for me?

Could you break this down for me?
03-18-14, 09:41 AM
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Posted By jalopyman

Well said Scrodman, well said.

Well said Scrodman, well said.
03-18-14, 09:37 AM
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Posted By jalopyman

After parts/labor...get a new bike.

After parts/labor...get a new bike.
03-18-14, 09:33 AM
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Posted By jalopyman

Have you considered buying used? Given you're...

Have you considered buying used? Given you're from berlin there must be a large market for used bikes, especially fixed gear. Check to see if there are any local berlin fixed forums with a buy/sell...
03-14-14, 10:43 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

Welcome to the club. Singlespeed Bicycle...

Welcome to the club. Singlespeed Bicycle Conversions (http://sheldonbrown.com/singlespeed.html)
03-11-14, 09:33 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

Clean build. Slam the stem if it doesn't affect...

Clean build. Slam the stem if it doesn't affect your fit.
03-11-14, 09:28 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WbYh8i7ZquE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WbYh8i7ZquE
03-11-14, 09:24 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

What's the meaning of life? (srs)

What's the meaning of life? (srs)
03-09-14, 04:16 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

fellow technium rider (currently my bar/beater...

fellow technium rider (currently my bar/beater but I love her still) checking in!
03-07-14, 05:04 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

When I attempt something half-assed I usually...

When I attempt something half-assed I usually wind up with a tremendous feeling of remorse and shame.
You apparently feel the need to type up a tutorial.
03-07-14, 05:03 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

Should I run a brake on my non-machined H+Son...

Should I run a brake on my non-machined H+Son front rim? I've ridden brakeless in the past (if anything I ride much more conservatively) and have years of experience riding. I don't want to be a...
03-07-14, 04:57 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

Ask a shop owner I suspect I already know your...

Ask a shop owner I suspect I already know your answer, but for a casual mechanic who happens to be poor, do you think this is worth buying? Thanks in advance....
03-07-14, 04:53 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

http://www.colectiva.tv/wordpress/wp-content/uploa...

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03-07-14, 04:50 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

Enjoy! I think you will be pleased with your...

Enjoy! I think you will be pleased with your decision. Where upstate do you live? Saratogian checking in here. I feel your pain with the salt, my raleigh is unridable at the moment due to corrosion...
02-24-14, 11:41 AM
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Posted By jalopyman

Any reason you are going with a non-brand,...

Any reason you are going with a non-brand, seemingly non-tailored saddle?
A comfortable and proper seat is invaluable.
02-20-14, 05:27 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

http://i.imgur.com/knNeJiP.jpg ...

http://i.imgur.com/knNeJiP.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/F2iFlBh.jpg

My first attempt at converting/owning a fixed gear, which was built up last winter.
I have since bought a used traitor...
02-17-14, 11:52 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

I have to say she rides beautifully, so glad I...

I have to say she rides beautifully, so glad I went with a steel frame, what a difference!
I will definitely upload some more detail shots once she isn't covered in road salt and dirt. I will admit...
02-15-14, 02:55 PM
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Posted By jalopyman

http://i.imgur.com/t8jFfdu.jpg Traitor Cutlass...

http://i.imgur.com/t8jFfdu.jpg
Traitor Cutlass - 59cm
Specialized Carbon Fork
H+Son Rims/Surly Hubs
Sugino Messenger Cranks
Conti Gran Prix Tires
(Came without retention, have since put Origin...
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Views: 2,068
Posted By jalopyman

I appreciate all the responses! I will likely...

I appreciate all the responses! I will likely just hold onto it as a vintage racer, I don't care about the money but I was curious of a ball park range. As I stated in the OP Bianchigirll, the bike...
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Posted By jalopyman

Value Vintage Team Lemond Built by Bilato

Curious if I could get a rough estimation for my fathers 100% original Team Lemond.
From what I've researched this was made in Italy by Bilato and rebranded as Lemond.
All Campy gruppo, heck even...
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Views: 1,552
Posted By jalopyman

Beautiful bike! I actually did an internship at...

Beautiful bike! I actually did an internship at Serotta a few summers ago, they were from my home town in upstate new york. Sadly bought out and basically no more as far as we can tell. I decided to...
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Views: 1,552
Posted By jalopyman

You guys are the best, definitely passing, thank...

You guys are the best, definitely passing, thank you!
Ignorance is no excuse with the advent of the internets!
Happy new years.
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Views: 1,552
Posted By jalopyman

Italian Cambio Rino 'Competizione' Track Bike

Hi all, first post, thank you in advance.
I'm considering buying an old Cambio track bike.
From what I understand, some Cambio's were made in Italy and others in Toronto.
Any idea which this is?...
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