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08-16-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 775
Posted By shoota

Cool bike! I've always wanted a Lemond.

Cool bike! I've always wanted a Lemond.
08-16-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By shoota

Is there a question here? Maybe I'm missing...

Is there a question here? Maybe I'm missing something. Anyway, beautiful bike. Looks like a 56 square to me.
08-15-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 643
Posted By shoota

I have a mid 80s Trek 630 set up exactly as...

I have a mid 80s Trek 630 set up exactly as described.
08-15-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By shoota

Dang that's clean.

Dang that's clean.
08-11-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 506
Posted By shoota

I'd highly recommend the SS or SK over the Slick....

I'd highly recommend the SS or SK over the Slick. I've had nothing but punctures with the Slicks using tubes. Tubeless has been fine, but it's been flat city with tubes.
08-10-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 506
Posted By shoota

Soft, sturdy, lightweight. If you can manufacture...

Soft, sturdy, lightweight. If you can manufacture that tire you will be a millionaire, that's the unicorn of tires, it doesn't exist. You have to pick from those what matters most to you. The SS...
08-10-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By shoota

early to mid 90s is my guess.

early to mid 90s is my guess.
08-08-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,015
Posted By shoota

I've rivnut-ed several of my steel frames and it...

I've rivnut-ed several of my steel frames and it works great.
08-08-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 606
Posted By shoota

So who built this then?

So who built this then?
08-05-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 806
Posted By shoota

TSX wasn't even released until 1986 lol.

TSX wasn't even released until 1986 lol.
07-21-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,768
Posted By shoota

Obviously my Fuji's quad-butted tubing is better.

Obviously my Fuji's quad-butted tubing is better.
07-20-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 507
Posted By shoota

One thing you'll learn about shop's advice as you...

One thing you'll learn about shop's advice as you as go, some don't understand vintage bikes, some don't (won't) do anything outside of what is in their precious little handbook that Trek corporate...
07-20-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 507
Posted By shoota

You don't need to change the fork, that's crazy...

You don't need to change the fork, that's crazy talk.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By shoota

It's as solid functionality wise as you'd expect...

It's as solid functionality wise as you'd expect from Shimano. The only thing that I'd mention is that my wife's 4700 rd wore out after 4 years of light gravel riding. The tension spring became so...
07-18-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 70,609
Views: 11,553,710
Posted By shoota

It literally has a 56cm sticker. It's the 650...

It literally has a 56cm sticker. It's the 650 tires throwing you off.
07-15-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 70,609
Views: 11,553,710
Posted By shoota

That's a crazy good deal. Pretty sure those are...

That's a crazy good deal. Pretty sure those are tubeless rims too. I bet they're already sold.
07-15-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 70,609
Views: 11,553,710
Posted By shoota

This is all fantastic stuff! Looks like I was...

This is all fantastic stuff! Looks like I was wrong, the 22" would be one size too big, need that 19". And cool to see they came in two colorways, I'd go with the blue/green given the choice. Really...
07-14-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 70,609
Views: 11,553,710
Posted By shoota

Why are there two different colorways for a bike...

Why are there two different colorways for a bike that was only made one year?
07-14-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 70,609
Views: 11,553,710
Posted By shoota

That's a lot of rare bikes for sale. This one is...

That's a lot of rare bikes for sale. This one is a little rougher. I wish I could find the geo chart for these.
07-14-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 70,609
Views: 11,553,710
Posted By shoota

That might be the only Specialized bike I'd ever...

That might be the only Specialized bike I'd ever own. So cool, and my size (I think)..
07-12-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,264
Posted By shoota

https://i.imgur.com/s4eamxvh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/s4eamxvh.jpg
07-11-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By shoota

I'm curious why you'd want to use Schrader valves?

I'm curious why you'd want to use Schrader valves?
07-07-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 640
Posted By shoota

That's what you got out of that? Sheesh

That's what you got out of that? Sheesh
06-24-22, 03:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,015
Posted By shoota

That's pretty cool, I'd definitely try that fork...

That's pretty cool, I'd definitely try that fork first. I mean why not?
06-23-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By shoota

ooo those shifters and brake calipers are...

ooo those shifters and brake calipers are tempting...
06-21-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,130
Posted By shoota

This has been a fun read.

This has been a fun read.
06-20-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,742
Posted By shoota

Insanity

Insanity
06-20-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,742
Posted By shoota

110psi+?!?! What needs that kind of pressure?

110psi+?!?! What needs that kind of pressure?
06-20-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 794
Posted By shoota

Ok that's cool!

Ok that's cool!
06-20-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,985
Posted By shoota

It looks better with the Mavics anyway. (And the...

It looks better with the Mavics anyway. (And the setback Campy post)
06-16-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,702
Posted By shoota

I can't for the life of me figure out what you're...

I can't for the life of me figure out what you're saying. At first I thought you were saying the 42 causes you to spin too fast, therefore losing power and speed, but then you follow up with "even if...
06-08-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,034
Posted By shoota

7700 had downtube shifters. That's pretty C&V.

7700 had downtube shifters. That's pretty C&V.
06-08-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,034
Posted By shoota

DA9000 is the best looking ever made, followed by...

DA9000 is the best looking ever made, followed by 7400 and 7700.
05-31-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5,123
Views: 547,993
Posted By shoota

I need a pair of (newer) black brake calipers in...

I need a pair of (newer) black brake calipers in good shape. Think OEM, Tektro, Axis, etc.
I also need a newer braze on Shimano FD, like 4700 Tiagra or 11s 105/Ultegra.
I have a pair of 6600 silver...
05-27-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By shoota

I don't know but I like it! Time for new cage...

I don't know but I like it! Time for new cage bolts though
05-19-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By shoota

What happened to the decals and headbadge?

What happened to the decals and headbadge?
05-18-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By shoota

I have a Centurion I'd let go. Looks like this...

I have a Centurion I'd let go. Looks like this one.
https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0281/3004/products/Centurion_Iron_Man_-_2_1024x1024.jpg?v=1571439399
05-16-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 852
Posted By shoota

How did they get the birds to poop on that so...

How did they get the birds to poop on that so artistically?
05-16-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 852
Posted By shoota

Yeah I traded a 25.5" one a few months back and...

Yeah I traded a 25.5" one a few months back and had it been my size I would've kept it and turned it into a gravel bike. Those 47cm chainstays are legit.
05-16-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 852
Posted By shoota

1984 24" Trek 720 ...

1984 24" Trek 720

http://www.vintage-trek.com/SerialNos84.htm
05-13-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 581
Posted By shoota

Does it click no matter which chainring you're...

Does it click no matter which chainring you're in? Or only on one of them?
05-12-22, 02:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,346
Posted By shoota

yawn Vittoria makes several versions of...

yawn


Vittoria makes several versions of their tire lineup in 23c and tanwall. 23c isn't much wider than 20....
05-12-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,072
Posted By shoota

Yep that all sounds spot on to me. The...

Yep that all sounds spot on to me.

The biggest takeaway I see there is that gravel varies so much by location. I've ridden many, many miles in central Iowa and it's one of the few places I've...
05-12-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By shoota

Heck it's still a good 2X build start. Just use...

Heck it's still a good 2X build start. Just use that random left downtube shifter you've got laying around.
...
05-12-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 276,495
Posted By shoota

That threadless fork is awesome! I didn't even...

That threadless fork is awesome! I didn't even know that was an option.
05-11-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 276,495
Posted By shoota

Yep, got my Tommi from a Texas (Dallas) seller.

Yep, got my Tommi from a Texas (Dallas) seller.
05-11-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,072
Posted By shoota

How has this post held up over the last three...

How has this post held up over the last three years?
05-11-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By shoota

I've read so many people having issues with those...

I've read so many people having issues with those tires, specifically the tubeless version. Have you had any problems?
05-11-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,574
Posted By shoota

Yeah I'm thinking about this bike for a mostly...

Yeah I'm thinking about this bike for a mostly road application, with a few miles of gravel to connect paved roads. Most every ride is over 15mph, gravel or not. I would keep my Warbird for the...
05-03-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,442
Posted By shoota

That hurts. Did it cause the flat too?

That hurts.
Did it cause the flat too?
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