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12-03-13, 12:15 PM
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Posted By illdthedj

ditto

ditto
12-03-13, 12:11 PM
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Posted By illdthedj

I've definitely shaved the back of the front...

I've definitely shaved the back of the front derailleur clamp so 700x25s could fit without rubbing
11-22-13, 11:26 AM
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Posted By illdthedj

this is probably my fav bikeporn ive seen in a...

this is probably my fav bikeporn ive seen in a while.
the cheesy 90s? paint and all those little decals. i have no clue what a 'president' frame is, but im interested...
and the wheels match great...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-13, 04:55 PM
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Posted By illdthedj

i like everything on the bike...if the saddle was...

i like everything on the bike...if the saddle was level, showed some more seatpost, installed the hoods slightly lower for level hood surface, removed lights for the photo, and photo taken at a more...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-13, 04:49 PM
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Posted By illdthedj

i think this bike is HOT as it stands. in a...

i think this bike is HOT as it stands. in a understated way. i like the full ultegra group and wheelset.
also i think how the bike is set up is hot: i like the level saddle, seatpost height, amount...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-13, 01:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,637
Posted By illdthedj

chrome makes nice clothing too. not just...

chrome makes nice clothing too. not just messenger bags.

there's a number of good cycling casual wear companies out there...
chrome...
cadence collection (which i mentioned a few posts up)...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-13, 12:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,312
Posted By illdthedj

i think you made a good choice for an entry level...

i think you made a good choice for an entry level "road" bike...even though its a cyclocross bike...which honestly i think is a good choice for a first time bike.
more or less road geometry with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-13, 11:55 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,637
Posted By illdthedj

i have about 5 different pairs of these Levi's...

i have about 5 different pairs of these Levi's Commuter jeans....
definitely my favorite jeans i own.

they are on the slim fit side. which is what i prefer. the pant legs are not flopping around...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-13, 11:48 AM
Replies: 66
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Posted By illdthedj

check out cadence collection ...

check out cadence collection
http://www.cadenceclothing.net/

they have nice fashionable street clothes with cycling in mind, as well as nice looking bibs and jerseys.

i own allot of their...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-13, 10:37 AM
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Posted By illdthedj

i didn't have a question about it, i just dont...

i didn't have a question about it, i just dont think the wheelset with the red hub fit aesthetically on the bike. just my opinion.
it definitely is a nice wheelset though.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-13, 09:40 AM
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Posted By illdthedj

first of all, as an owner of two centurions...

first of all, as an owner of two centurions myself (a super le mans and a comp TA), i really think this is awesome.
the group is fine, and i like the easton fork and seatpost.
but to make it HOT...
10-04-13, 10:02 AM
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Posted By illdthedj

yay kleinz ...

yay kleinz
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3700/9092830173_2bdb865d94_b.jpg

mine has a sparkly black paintjob...hard to see in this pic.
kind of wish i ended up with one of the fancier/crazier...
09-23-13, 03:55 PM
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Posted By illdthedj

yah i think you are right. think i just put the...

yah i think you are right. think i just put the front wheel on backwards. but have diff tires on since (now schwalbe cx 700x32s...i think i have those on correct haha)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-13, 09:52 AM
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Posted By illdthedj

retrohot...although both the handlebars and hoods...

retrohot...although both the handlebars and hoods seem to be angled crazy high IMO
09-23-13, 09:47 AM
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Posted By illdthedj

oh hey we have a very similar setup...loving it...

oh hey we have a very similar setup...loving it allot actually, i recommend mustache bars to anyone. lots of hand positions. look like manta rays. only downside is they all seem to be pretty wide,...
09-05-13, 11:58 AM
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Posted By illdthedj

haha very true, but im very much NOT a morning...

haha very true, but im very much NOT a morning person unfortunately...i've literally been trying to work on getting up earlier and earlier everyday but my internal clock is extremely stubborn!
09-05-13, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4,634
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Posted By illdthedj

haha oh man im totally in the same boat...i have...

haha oh man im totally in the same boat...i have WAY too many bikes, all because i was getting way into bike building.
plan on getting out of the garage and out on the open road way more this...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-13, 09:29 AM
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Views: 145,257
Posted By illdthedj

haha good guess! 61cm

haha good guess! 61cm
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-13, 05:28 PM
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Posted By illdthedj

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3700/9092830173_2bdb...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3700/9092830173_2bdb865d94_c.jpg
wife's car was in front of the garage door sorry ;)
08-22-13, 10:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,837
Posted By illdthedj

i know you are asking "this vs that" but in...

i know you are asking "this vs that"
but in terms of bigger tires, i've had experience with these and think they are good options:

schwalbe durano
fyxation
conti 4000s ... the 700 x 25s i swear...
08-21-13, 05:14 PM
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Posted By illdthedj

http://mashsf.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/2T1A3...

http://mashsf.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/2T1A3745.jpg
http://mashsf.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/2T1A3757.jpg

meh dont care think its cool. reminds me of cadence collection lol
08-21-13, 10:21 AM
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Posted By illdthedj

http://mashsf.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/2T1A3...

http://mashsf.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/2T1A3741.jpg
im not a mash bro but i like this
08-20-13, 11:21 AM
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Posted By illdthedj

i am deeply offended anyone would think cinelli...

i am deeply offended anyone would think cinelli alters are ugly
haha jk but yah im definitely a fanboy of them...true i think they are used horribly in a lot of builds, particularly during the...
08-20-13, 10:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,831
Posted By illdthedj

i thought i cut my chain correctly...i cant...

i thought i cut my chain correctly...i cant remember.
honestly this has been a project bike ive worked on little by little over this year so i should probably go back and check that out and either...
08-20-13, 10:20 AM
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Views: 3,831
Posted By illdthedj

i think you might be right, i might have heard...

i think you might be right, i might have heard that before...i just went with what looked correct to me (ie cable laying in that specific groove) but ill look at that as well
08-19-13, 10:38 PM
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Posted By illdthedj

turn out? or screw in? turning out IE...

turn out? or screw in?
turning out IE unscrewing the B screw, letting the jockey wheel be closer to the teeth?
or screwing in IE making the jockey wheel further from the teeth?
or do i have it...
08-19-13, 10:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,831
Posted By illdthedj

haha actually i did NOT know that... i guess...

haha actually i did NOT know that...
i guess ive never been unlucky enough to find that out on my own...

ive only used the 7400 RD with the 7400 brifters.
08-19-13, 04:15 PM
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Posted By illdthedj

cinelli alters? yah they are

cinelli alters? yah they are
08-19-13, 04:12 PM
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Posted By illdthedj

hnnng double hnnng that both your bikies are...

hnnng
double hnnng that both your bikies are black with neon yellow
08-19-13, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,311
Posted By illdthedj

ill have to third or fourth the notion you got...

ill have to third or fourth the notion you got something pokey inside your tire.

take the tire off completely, and reverse it.
i've used a towel before to really rub the inside of the...
08-18-13, 04:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,831
Posted By illdthedj

btw...here is the rear derailluer (and bike its...

btw...here is the rear derailluer (and bike its attached to in question)
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3700/9092830173_2bdb865d94_c.jpg

it is more or less fully 7400 dura ace, so im hoping to fix...
08-18-13, 04:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,831
Posted By illdthedj

wow i appreciate all the comments. im going to...

wow i appreciate all the comments. im going to have to go thru each one by one with the bike/ rear derailleur in front of me...ive been away all weekend but i will definitely try out all...
08-16-13, 11:32 AM
08-16-13, 11:26 AM
Replies: 30
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Posted By illdthedj

im using 740X brifters (i know they are 7400ish...

im using 740X brifters (i know they are 7400ish but not sure if 7402 or 7401 or what...

by "tension of the return spring"....im assuming you ARNT referring to the barrel adjuster for cable tension?
08-16-13, 10:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,831
Posted By illdthedj

thanks guys... without being in front of the...

thanks guys...
without being in front of the rear derailleur right now, i will say i noticed some wiggle or play at the hanger pivot bolt....

i THINK the hanger itself is not bent, but thats just...
08-15-13, 09:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,831
Posted By illdthedj

for some reason i had it always in my head that...

for some reason i had it always in my head that you visually align the high gear and derailleur using the limit screw, then shift up to the low gear and visually align that as well....
and this is...
08-15-13, 05:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,831
Posted By illdthedj

Rear Derailleur (dura ace 7401) shifting issue...2nd to 3rd gear...

Hi guys!

to preface, i am not new to rear derailleur adjustment...i have many bikes and have built them all from the frame up, and have maintained them all with relative success.

HOWEVER im at...
08-13-13, 05:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,461
Posted By illdthedj

i ride coasting singlespeeds brakeless and i dont...

i ride coasting singlespeeds brakeless and i dont even ted shred.
#swag (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=swag)
08-13-13, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5,716
Views: 1,082,305
Posted By illdthedj

it dosn't take rocket surgery to take an adequate...

it dosn't take rocket surgery to take an adequate photo...maybe not in front of a blue tarp.
and its my opinion the porn thread is for nice photos of awesome bikes.
not trying to be a jerk to you,...
08-13-13, 03:37 PM
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Posted By illdthedj

crap photo of an awesome bike. not a fan of...

crap photo of an awesome bike.
not a fan of untaped drops but the rest makes up for it.
im wondering what bars those are cuz me likey
08-13-13, 03:35 PM
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Views: 693
Posted By illdthedj

ditto on tejano. if it fits her it would be...

ditto on tejano.
if it fits her it would be fine, and a decent deal.

im not entirely sure on female proportions in general, or your girls', but ive had similar findings in fitting my wife: she...
08-13-13, 03:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,461
Posted By illdthedj

http://cf.badassdigest.com/_uploads/images/deathwi...

http://cf.badassdigest.com/_uploads/images/deathwishfinale.jpg
08-13-13, 03:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,461
Posted By illdthedj

can we turn this into a cheese thread? all...

can we turn this into a cheese thread?
all about the cowgirl creamery mt tam:
http://www.cowgirlcreamery.com/uploads/our_cheese_entry/background_image/201210/1/mt_tam_cheese_large.jpg

as for the...
08-13-13, 03:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,461
Posted By illdthedj

i ride coaster brake bikes with two caliper...

i ride coaster brake bikes with two caliper brakes. AND i tedshred. while back peddling. actuating both brakes. yah
08-13-13, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 312,075
Posted By illdthedj

oh k...yah do not have experience with turbos....

oh k...yah do not have experience with turbos. just looked a little bit far forward.
but still coincides with "what you dont like about my bike" :)
it dosn't look that bad at all really. just nit...
08-13-13, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 312,075
Posted By illdthedj

wait its too small? usually people have saddles...

wait its too small? usually people have saddles all the way forward like that to compensate for a frame too big...
maybe try pushing the saddle back a touch on the rails... that would give you some...
08-13-13, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5,716
Views: 1,082,305
Posted By illdthedj

ya i agree well done

ya i agree well done
08-13-13, 09:41 AM
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Views: 312,075
Posted By illdthedj

for a beater/commuter i dig it. aesthetically...

for a beater/commuter i dig it.
aesthetically im not super into spoke cards, but at least the "gas sucks" one ties into the black of the components, the yellow one seems like an outlier :)
oh and...
08-13-13, 09:32 AM
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Views: 312,075
Posted By illdthedj

so you have a tapered steerer tube in a non...

so you have a tapered steerer tube in a non tapered headtube? that could be the reason you have that weird gap at the bottom.
you need a normal, non-tapered steerer tube fork.

haha ok nevermind...
08-07-13, 03:52 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,278
Posted By illdthedj

THIS exactly. worked for me against two medium...

THIS exactly.
worked for me against two medium sized dogs.

i had passed them twice before, each time they chased me for a full block.

the third time i said "**** it", jumped off my bike, put...
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