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10-11-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,816
Posted By DorkDisk

GRX has multi-release, something Shimano thinks...

GRX has multi-release, something Shimano thinks is a dirt only feature.
10-10-22, 03:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,816
Posted By DorkDisk

GRX 810 is Ultegra/XT level and RS700 shifters...

GRX 810 is Ultegra/XT level and RS700 shifters are supposedly also but they lack multi release (two upshifts), which IMO is fantastic to have for 1x drivetrains. Additionally, XTR will have less...
09-07-22, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 301,244
Posted By DorkDisk

Stumpjumper with risers in Manhattan ...

Stumpjumper with risers in Manhattan

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09-07-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 778
Posted By DorkDisk

one buck ...

one buck

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08-21-22, 05:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By DorkDisk

BH90 is a MTB hose and the new road hose. BH59...

BH90 is a MTB hose and the new road hose. BH59 was the first iteration of road hydraulics and used a thinner walled (same outer diameter) hose that "flexed" more to give a more "road" feeling. The...
08-20-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By DorkDisk

RS785 have been very good to me with GRX800. ...

RS785 have been very good to me with GRX800.

One thing to note about M8k is that the hose enters from the outside, whereas the road calipers have the hose entering from the inside.
...
08-05-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 917
Views: 311,309
Posted By DorkDisk

Those cranks look like CT-90s which were recalled...

Those cranks look like CT-90s which were recalled (https://bike.shimano.com/en-US/information/customer-services/recalls-and-repairs/fc-ct90-m920-mc12-cranks.html); perhaps you'd like to check the...
07-21-22, 04:29 AM
Replies: 917
Views: 311,309
Posted By DorkDisk

Don't know about the decals, but some model years...

Don't know about the decals, but some model years had the model (and size) stamped on the BB shell
...
07-20-22, 06:22 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,359
Posted By DorkDisk

I've a lot of 26ers, many with very nice...

I've a lot of 26ers, many with very nice wheelsets and agree that CR18 and Deore is a mild bummer. Having seen and having nicer wheels, its hard to accept the lack of high end in 26" wheels.

A...
07-14-22, 04:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,827
Posted By DorkDisk

The red one

The red one
07-13-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,474
Posted By DorkDisk

This person is either lying or is very...

This person is either lying or is very inexperienced. NDS falling off a HTII is very common.
07-07-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 156,023
Posted By DorkDisk

Slightly newer, a '96 trek 750 ...

Slightly newer, a '96 trek 750

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07-05-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,154
Posted By DorkDisk

Manhattan Bridge ...

Manhattan Bridge


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06-16-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 925
Posted By DorkDisk

Not turquoise, Celeste....

Not turquoise, Celeste. (https://www.bianchi.com/celeste/)
06-16-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,500
Posted By DorkDisk

"Get a job" On my way home from...

"Get a job"

On my way home from work
05-28-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 844
Posted By DorkDisk

Depends on your rear axle and frame material as...

Depends on your rear axle and frame material as Shimano make three lengths (163, 168, and 173mm) 163 and 168 are for 130mm (steel and Al/CF respectively) whereas 168 and 173 are for 135mm (steel and...
05-24-22, 04:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,018
Posted By DorkDisk

Pasela 700c and Pasela 26ers are quite different;...

Pasela 700c and Pasela 26ers are quite different; 26 is "upscaled" and the tread is thicker with taller tread. Its not the lightweight 700c rubber. The weight chart will show a chunky 26 tire, which...
05-19-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 29,199
Posted By DorkDisk

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05-10-22, 06:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,535
Posted By DorkDisk

Lefty forks also used the same diameter, so maybe...

Lefty forks also used the same diameter, so maybe search for "lefty stem shim" or "OPI shim" as those systems do use shims.
05-10-22, 06:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,535
Posted By DorkDisk

Headshok came out about two decades before...

Headshok came out about two decades before 1.5"
05-09-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,187
Posted By DorkDisk

+2 I have a Ritchey Flexlogic and a Superlogic....

+2
I have a Ritchey Flexlogic and a Superlogic. Love em both for the smoothness in the rear. I'm about 160lbs these days and the Flexlogic has about 7" sticking out FWIW.
05-09-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By DorkDisk

Breezer is a good example of a small brand which...

Breezer is a good example of a small brand which many cyclists prefer over the big ones. Joe Breeze is a pioneer of MTBs and was always a "thinking man," his bikes show very thoughtful touches...
04-11-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 917
Views: 311,309
Posted By DorkDisk

Trek stopped using lugs all around on 94 models....

Trek stopped using lugs all around on 94 models. That meant that models that once used lugs no longer didn’t. So any Trek with lugs is a pre 94 but absence of lugs doesnt mean post 94, especially on...
04-06-22, 05:23 AM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 3,727,216
Posted By DorkDisk

My two steel contributions ...

My two steel contributions

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04-03-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 44,034
Posted By DorkDisk

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04-02-22, 05:31 AM
Replies: 8,013
Views: 902,403
Posted By DorkDisk

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03-31-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 53,459
Posted By DorkDisk

U-brakes under the chainstays look sleeker, were...

U-brakes under the chainstays look sleeker, were bolted to beefier chainstays, and had the weight down lower; in reality, it made working on that brake a nightmare due to their location. One had the...
03-31-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 53,459
Posted By DorkDisk

Love those old GTs. A small observation, if I...

Love those old GTs. A small observation, if I may; '92 was the last year of U-brakes on GT's. Your's is likely a '92
03-30-22, 05:28 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,118
Posted By DorkDisk

Bontrager Comp's triple clamp crown ...

Bontrager Comp's triple clamp crown

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03-29-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,914
Posted By DorkDisk

Nice project, here is my 93 I've had since new....

Nice project, here is my 93 I've had since new. 21lbs 7oz

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Breezer...
03-23-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By DorkDisk

For prebuilts, I'm really liking Campagnolo...

For prebuilts, I'm really liking Campagnolo (https://www.campagnolo.com/US/en/Wheels/wheels_for_bicycles_with_rim_brakes) and Fulcrum...
03-03-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 943
Posted By DorkDisk

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02-17-22, 02:03 PM
02-05-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 52,930
Posted By DorkDisk

Stumpjumpers

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02-05-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 917
Views: 311,309
Posted By DorkDisk

Nice bike, neat color. BTW, your crank might have...

Nice bike, neat color. BTW, your crank might have been recalled in 97 (https://bike.shimano.com/en-US/information/customer-services/recalls-and-repairs/fc-ct90-m920-mc12-cranks.html). The 95 730 had...
02-03-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 21,479
Views: 4,118,334
Posted By DorkDisk

Wow, a signed one!

I know many of you have Centurions, but how many are signed (https://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/bik/d/scranton-centurion-expert-ironman/7440824648.html)?

...
01-31-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,087
Posted By DorkDisk

I'd go V's for easier maintenance; linear brakes...

I'd go V's for easier maintenance; linear brakes are stupid easy to work on. Cantis have better mud clearance. For a commuter I'd go for lower downtime. It's not a huge deal but its there.
01-30-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,270
Posted By DorkDisk

Hey, you're welcome. You had mentioned that you...

Hey, you're welcome. You had mentioned that you wanted thumb shifters. The last XT thumbies were 7/8 sp so if you want indexing on 11sp, these Microshift are the way to go. There's nothing wrong with...
01-26-22, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,115
Posted By DorkDisk

Off the top of my head, 8.4 and 9 are meant for...

Off the top of my head, 8.4 and 9 are meant for different pull brake levers; newer Shimano (post 7900) pull more cable so 9s work, SRAM and Campa pull less so 8.4. I run TRP 8.4s with Sora 9sp...
01-18-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,271
Posted By DorkDisk

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01-16-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,156
Posted By DorkDisk

I'm pretty sure nobody likes us cyclists.

I'm pretty sure nobody likes us cyclists.
01-06-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,793
Posted By DorkDisk

Thanks. Yeah, back then black bikes were not that...

Thanks. Yeah, back then black bikes were not that common. Nowadays...



Its a Nitto UI-12 (https://www.somafabshop.com/shop/product/nitto-stem-quill-ui12-31-8mm-2620?page=7&category=153). Front...
01-04-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,055
Posted By DorkDisk

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01-02-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,866
Posted By DorkDisk

Had the toilet explode one day. Turds were flying...

Had the toilet explode one day. Turds were flying everywhere. Someone had to go in and plug the spray or the shop drowns in dooks. Boss goes in, does the job, comes out covered in filth. This was all...
01-02-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,793
Posted By DorkDisk

I made a winter all-rounder with a 94 21" frame....

I made a winter all-rounder with a 94 21" frame. Rides nice.


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01-01-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 558
Posted By DorkDisk

A few places I have bought Ti bolts from: Acer...

A few places I have bought Ti bolts from: Acer Racing (https://www.acerracing.com/collections/titanium-screws), Fair Wheel Bikes (https://www.fairwheelbikes.com/fair-wheel-bikes-titanium-bolts.html),...
12-27-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By DorkDisk

It should, these only need a front cage for the...

It should, these only need a front cage for the plate to attach to and the rear plate for the bolt to got through.
12-27-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By DorkDisk

Those work best with quill type pedals, like this...

Those work best with quill type pedals, like this (https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=30408), or this...
12-24-21, 05:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,616
Posted By DorkDisk

Thumbshifters are very basic; indexed ones have a...

Thumbshifters are very basic; indexed ones have a piece of metal, called an index plate. with holes in it that a ball bearing drops into, which give it the "clicks." BITD some used to make custom...
12-14-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,586
Posted By DorkDisk

That headbadge is really sweet. Your frame looks...

That headbadge is really sweet. Your frame looks like a non-Hellenic stay version of what mine, an 86 1000 (also Tange 2 and painted headbadge). What color are you thinking of?
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