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08-22-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 741
Posted By EnzoRWD

Are those bullhorn bars that always lead to an...

Are those bullhorn bars that always lead to an endo?
08-22-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,850
Views: 981,001
Posted By EnzoRWD

https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/6933...

https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/69331848_2321633657892470_6129224764423667712_n.jpg?_nc_cat=101&_nc_oc=AQmW1W7KL4j7s-N914bJidXg66HVp5CDRaV0Hty9T8W2c8Zg2x3p3YydmvhMSwb7kI4&_nc_ht=scontent...
Replies: 31
Views: 6,745
Posted By EnzoRWD

This person was an ex-racer who watches from turn...

This person was an ex-racer who watches from turn 4 and sends the on-deck groups out to the rail after each race. She was watching several races and cited the rocking hips as the reason. In any case,...
Replies: 31
Views: 6,745
Posted By EnzoRWD

Some more learnings: Talked to a friend out...

Some more learnings:

Talked to a friend out in Portland who is much better than me on track. Mentioned I felt like I was spinning out on sprints. He rode our 333m track and said I needed a bigger...
08-20-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 741
Posted By EnzoRWD

bullhorns will get your weight forward to...

bullhorns will get your weight forward to unweight the rear tire to make a skid easier. Once the tire has gone from static to sliding contact, coefficient of fraction drops and you don't slow as...
08-08-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,822
Posted By EnzoRWD

I just built a bike with those bars and love...

I just built a bike with those bars and love them. I am a big fan of compact drops with curved drop and long rearward extension. Civia Emerson is another one - super comfy.
08-07-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,400
Posted By EnzoRWD

this plus front wheel not all the way in the fork...

this plus front wheel not all the way in the fork ends - what could possibly go wrong?

Return the bike or swap that tire asap.
08-07-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,822
Posted By EnzoRWD

neither. now kiss the headset ...

neither.

now kiss the headset
http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/download/file.php?id=404282
08-05-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,164
Posted By EnzoRWD

my "gravel" SS bike - 45mm Resist Nomads ...

my "gravel" SS bike - 45mm Resist Nomads

https://i.imgur.com/i0XBWaL.jpg
08-02-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 34,411
Posted By EnzoRWD

It's actually a silver powdercoat, not clear over...

It's actually a silver powdercoat, not clear over Al.

The hubs are DA7710, rims are Kinlin XR300 with Veloflex tires. DA 7710 crankset and BB. Pedals and post are both older DA. King headset, IRD...
08-01-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4,595
Views: 460,817
Posted By EnzoRWD

I thought Mack stopped making hubs?...

I thought Mack stopped making hubs? Iiiiinnteresting. (counts dollars in wallet).

I just ordered a replacement Veloflex for the road bike. I was surprised it lasted as long as it did. They ride...
07-30-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 170,555
Posted By EnzoRWD

That's beautiful. Well done. Of note - I...

That's beautiful. Well done.

Of note - I just rode my longest ride ever, 202 mi, on my SC600 crit bike. Clearly these bikes aren't as punishing as legend says.
07-30-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4,869
Views: 574,904
Posted By EnzoRWD

Not many pics during the ride but rode 202mi over...

Not many pics during the ride but rode 202mi over 24hrs in a local bike race (https://www.riverwest24.com/). On a 90's Cannondale crit bike. All teeth and tailbone intact. Finished 1st place convoy...
07-30-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 621
Posted By EnzoRWD

I have a 94 Quantum II I am building ...

I have a 94 Quantum II I am building
https://i.imgur.com/RmiuOrc.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/ppTwSCa.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/iW1xcoK.jpg
07-29-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,017
Posted By EnzoRWD

rake/offset and head tube angle also go together....

rake/offset and head tube angle also go together. mis-matching a fork and frame can cause squirrely handling, even when going to a more "slack" fork. The trail number also indicated stability. A...
07-25-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,363
Posted By EnzoRWD

I was taught that regardless of the condition or...

I was taught that regardless of the condition or quality of the ring-cog combination there will be a tight and a loose spot. Make sure there is still a small amount of movement in the tight spot and...
07-23-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,597
Posted By EnzoRWD

this was a common prank we pulled when I worked...

this was a common prank we pulled when I worked at a shop. pull the seatpost, drop 1-5 BBs down there on the other mechanic's bike. preferably push 'em into the top tube. wait for results.
07-18-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,748
Posted By EnzoRWD

they call that heel strike the "zen...

they call that heel strike the "zen connection"
06-21-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,017
Posted By EnzoRWD

I've got 700x45 on the Mash SSCX - super cushy ...

I've got 700x45 on the Mash SSCX - super cushy

https://i.imgur.com/i0XBWaL.jpg
Replies: 31
Views: 6,745
Posted By EnzoRWD

Awesome video! I'll say hello next Tuesday.

Awesome video! I'll say hello next Tuesday.
06-19-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7,437
Views: 1,981,426
Posted By EnzoRWD

91 SC600 with Force 22. Rides like a modern bike....

91 SC600 with Force 22. Rides like a modern bike. Crazy stiff out of the saddle

https://i.imgur.com/zfEw9kW.jpg
06-19-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,203
Posted By EnzoRWD

looks a lot like my SC600: black w/ white...

looks a lot like my SC600: black w/ white splatter and neon pink text:

https://i.imgur.com/ch0qSSU.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/zfEw9kW.jpg
06-17-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4,869
Views: 574,904
Posted By EnzoRWD

Kenosha WI (https://www.kenoshavelodrome.com/)

Kenosha WI (https://www.kenoshavelodrome.com/)
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Views: 6,745
Posted By EnzoRWD

Second week update: the Conti Sprinters at 140psi...

Second week update: the Conti Sprinters at 140psi were so-so much more stable. I felt a lot better and could hold my line easier. Still need a lot of practice.

There were 10 Cat 5 riders instead...
06-11-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,931
Posted By EnzoRWD

^ a wheelset like that is not for everyone....

^ a wheelset like that is not for everyone. Depending on your weight and riding styling, those may not hold up. Those are not the strongest rims. Built well at 32h is one thing, but 18h is...
06-11-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4,571
Views: 612,179
Posted By EnzoRWD

http://fixedgeargallery.com/wp-content/uploads/201...

http://fixedgeargallery.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/PokkaTeaPie-1024x578.jpg
06-07-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,931
Posted By EnzoRWD

you can get Chinese carbon tubs are 1300g for not...

you can get Chinese carbon tubs are 1300g for not a lot of money. (https://www.ebay.com/itm/700C-24mm-Tubular-carbon-fiber-track-wheelset/263550712899?hash=item3d5cd8bc43:m:mBCne-5qrJdtLrHU3IPXd6g)...
Replies: 31
Views: 6,745
Posted By EnzoRWD

yeah, these are 27's and max psi of 100. I had...

yeah, these are 27's and max psi of 100. I had them at 120 and still were way too soft. Great on the road but not at all on the track.

The speed and explosiveness is really eye opening, as is the...
Replies: 31
Views: 6,745
Posted By EnzoRWD

I went to my first night of racing last night. I...

I went to my first night of racing last night. I did a clinic this past weekend to learn the basic safety and track etiquette, and to run through the race formats. The local track runs races every...
06-04-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,692
Posted By EnzoRWD

^ very nice

^ very nice
06-03-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 34,411
Posted By EnzoRWD

my GTB https://i.imgur.com/zjLOOW6.jpg

my GTB

https://i.imgur.com/zjLOOW6.jpg
06-03-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,565
Posted By EnzoRWD

swag level over 9000 ...

swag level over 9000

https://www.pedalroom.com/f/85816877e1_2.jpg
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/npsAAOSwX49a6ODv/s-l300.jpg...
06-03-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1,850
Views: 981,001
Posted By EnzoRWD

Local velodrome clinic ...

Local velodrome clinic

https://i.imgur.com/6NWKqCG.jpg
06-03-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4,869
Views: 574,904
Posted By EnzoRWD

got my butt on the velodrome for the first time....

got my butt on the velodrome for the first time. Had a blast in the clinic with the local group and got licensed.

https://i.imgur.com/CLb2Wkk.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/LGjNQYk.jpg...
06-02-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 170,555
Posted By EnzoRWD

getting close to finishing my SC600 build to...

getting close to finishing my SC600 build to match my track

https://i.imgur.com/ch0qSSU.jpg
05-22-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 875
Posted By EnzoRWD

Probably cost more than a basic kit - but the...

Probably cost more than a basic kit - but the Endless fibonacci spacer kit is great. That's what I used on my 10s -> singlespeed mtb conversion,.
05-21-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 38,263
Posted By EnzoRWD

I don't think I've posted the Romic before. It's...

I don't think I've posted the Romic before. It's an optical illusion with the slanting garage, but it is a pursuit frame....
05-21-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,692
Posted By EnzoRWD

just finished my Lynskey. Re-used the fork and...

just finished my Lynskey. Re-used the fork and brakes from another bike and did a 1x10 X9 setup with other parts from the bin. Super excited about it....
05-21-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,125
Posted By EnzoRWD

Lynskey has Ti frames under $1k. Made is USA,...

Lynskey has Ti frames under $1k. Made is USA, more interesting the Al, more crash-proof than carbon
05-20-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,360
Posted By EnzoRWD

IIRC the Pista Concept came with a 28mm rake...

IIRC the Pista Concept came with a 28mm rake fork. I am not aware of a disc fork with such a low offest. You could probably run a run disc fork (~40mm rake or so) but handling may be changed.
05-14-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By EnzoRWD

Also, IIRC, smaller drums = more effective...

Also, IIRC, smaller drums = more effective resistance. I got the middle-size Kreitlers and was shocked as how much work they were.
05-07-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4,869
Views: 574,904
Posted By EnzoRWD

https://image.slidesharecdn.com/b0450samrosenv2-15...

https://image.slidesharecdn.com/b0450samrosenv2-151104202734-lva1-app6891/95/wtf-is-the-future-of-native-wtf-native-nyc-11315-10-638.jpg?cb=1446669664
05-06-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4,869
Views: 574,904
Posted By EnzoRWD

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x1080/57853219_467991290606757_76502982027993120_n_7aafb551faa348e6c97b39d20d1778ea599b60eb.jpg
08-16-18, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7,437
Views: 1,981,426
Posted By EnzoRWD

Yep, Centaur "Century Grey"

Yep, Centaur "Century Grey"
08-02-18, 08:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,195
Posted By EnzoRWD

Just an anecdote but I've been riding my modern...

Just an anecdote but I've been riding my modern all-carbon Stevens a lot this summer. Took out my Neuron Supercorsa and was actually surprising at how stiff it felt. Standing and sprinting it just...
08-02-18, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 170,555
Posted By EnzoRWD

Awesome! What size?

Awesome! What size?
07-27-18, 07:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,329
Posted By EnzoRWD

That's not my bike - I only saw it over in the...

That's not my bike - I only saw it over in the weight weenies forum. My lightest singlespeed is the Cannondale at ~16lbs and not a speck of carbon on it.
07-26-18, 11:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,329
Posted By EnzoRWD

I've posted this in another thread before, but...

I've posted this in another thread before, but this is how you do a singlespeed weenie build:

7.47lbs : build here (https://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=132336&start=105)...
07-02-18, 11:18 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 74,420
Posted By EnzoRWD

took my Cannondale out to watch some of the Tour...

took my Cannondale out to watch some of the Tour of America's Dairyland last week. ...
07-02-18, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 170,555
Posted By EnzoRWD

had my Track out for the first time this year ...

had my Track out for the first time this year
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