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08-12-18, 06:53 PM
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Posted By knucks

I wish the electric model wasnt as expensive. The...

I wish the electric model wasnt as expensive. The model I was looking at is $3400. The electric one is $6700. yikes.
07-30-18, 05:31 AM
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Posted By knucks

Thinking about a Bullitt

I got it stuck in my head that I want a Bullitt. The new frugal me means I won't just go and buy one but will save a few months and use those 'extra' funds, also gives me time to think through my...
11-18-17, 09:17 AM
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Views: 13,363
Posted By knucks

I'm going to bump this thread.. For those who...

I'm going to bump this thread..
For those who were interested, but were put off by price, just by directly from Grand Bois. I know Compass no longer sells the 120mm hub, still have the cassettes....
08-27-17, 06:33 PM
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Posted By knucks

I may be selling my Praxis Alba 48/32T + BB ....

I may be selling my Praxis Alba
48/32T + BB . Going to go 1x on my Diverge quite sure. PM me if you want it..
08-25-17, 02:00 PM
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Posted By knucks

FYI - I got my S-works post and put my Toupe on....

FYI - I got my S-works post and put my Toupe on. 21.6lbs w pedals on the Comp E5

I have the EA90SL cranks en route, going to go 1x11 on this bad boy.
08-24-17, 05:54 AM
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Posted By knucks

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4331/36354212742_c7...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4331/36354212742_c71f603943_b.jpg

From the Diverge thread. S-works seatpost and Toupe being put on today, should shed a bit of weight.
08-23-17, 04:56 AM
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Posted By knucks

wont work well. there is no fork crown mount.

wont work well. there is no fork crown mount.
08-22-17, 08:42 PM
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Views: 148,128
Posted By knucks

oh and if anyone is wondering, that's a 56. ...

oh and if anyone is wondering, that's a 56.

I'm 170cm but with a 83cm true inseam. All legs, short torso. I upgraded to Hover bars, using 15mm of spacers and the higher cap, and dropped to a 90mm...
08-22-17, 08:14 PM
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Posted By knucks

Diverge Comp E5 ...

Diverge Comp E5

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4426/36677697956_3e76d70f2f_b.jpg

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4349/36328637650_8129c5e854_b.jpg
...
Forum: Commuting
05-17-17, 08:08 PM
Replies: 99
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Posted By knucks

I ride a Dutch bike for me 5mile round trip...

I ride a Dutch bike for me 5mile round trip commute here in Michigan. I sweat a lot.
I also don't wear a suit.

Truth be told, I sweat on any bike so might as well make it more comfortable.
...
Forum: Commuting
05-12-17, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,520
Posted By knucks

Responding here because I recently got a dutch...

Responding here because I recently got a dutch bike..

I got myself a Gazelle Tour Populair Oma from JCLind in Chicago. I could have got myself a Workcycles from overseas for roughly the same...
05-03-17, 05:55 PM
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Posted By knucks

I sold mine :?

I sold mine :?
Forum: Framebuilders
04-13-17, 08:05 AM
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Posted By knucks

Updated link for above...

Updated link for above https://framebuildersupply.com/collections/lugs/lug-mixte

I myself am looking for a mixte that is nicer than I have right now (Windsor from bikes direct)
04-13-17, 05:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,205
Posted By knucks

I now own this Sachs, btw :) As confirmed by...

I now own this Sachs, btw :)

As confirmed by Richard, this is the 60th he made in 1976 for a shop in New Rochelle, NY.
03-23-17, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By knucks

Why are 32 hole hubs to hard to find?? I dont...

Why are 32 hole hubs to hard to find?? I dont want to lace up a 36hole rim
02-28-17, 07:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,716
Posted By knucks

Mine is done done. ...

Mine is done done.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/14767344@N07/33135231406/
02-24-17, 01:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,716
Posted By knucks

I decided to get a companion to the frame and...

I decided to get a companion to the frame and ordered a Vigorelli this morning...
02-20-17, 06:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,716
Posted By knucks

They are indeed the GB Cypress. They measure 32mm...

They are indeed the GB Cypress. They measure 32mm on the TB14 rims.

Clearance seems fine but it's very close - interestingly enough the fenders I have (honjo 45mm) are bigger than what Grand Bois...
02-19-17, 05:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,716
Posted By knucks

I actually took the MAFAC off and put Paul...

I actually took the MAFAC off and put Paul Centerpulls..Much better. MAFAC are terrible (waiting for hate!)

No action shots but here's a photo
http://i.imgur.com/Xg0Lc7N.jpg
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Views: 1,971
Posted By knucks

Yep - did you buy this? Where is this bike haven...

Yep - did you buy this? Where is this bike haven in Ohio?
02-04-17, 07:27 AM
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Views: 1,462
Posted By knucks

Very nice! I've had my 2016 Audax End-End out a...

Very nice! I've had my 2016 Audax End-End out a few times, mostly just been on the trainer since it's still very cold here.

Mine is off-the-peg, and wish I had sized it just a bit larger. :(
01-13-17, 07:41 AM
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Posted By knucks

$6,750.00 frameset :lol::lol::lol::lol::lol: ...

$6,750.00 frameset :lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:

'The Ultima Steel Classic features Reynolds 850 frame and fork' 850 eh? Sounds custom :lol:
01-13-17, 07:29 AM
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Posted By knucks

I've seen Buzzod on ebay before, but they don't...

I've seen Buzzod on ebay before, but they don't sell Brooks for as cheap as on the website - they do sell some sort of copies - "Still" on eBay
12-27-16, 11:20 AM
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Posted By knucks

^^yup thats what I'd do

^^yup thats what I'd do
12-26-16, 11:31 AM
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Posted By knucks

Hm no no issues imo

Hm no no issues imo
12-26-16, 09:58 AM
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Views: 1,076
Posted By knucks

Hm why is this less than ideal?

Hm why is this less than ideal?
12-22-16, 02:29 PM
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Views: 17,198
Posted By knucks

I have 20 sets of bushings! pm me thanks

I have 20 sets of bushings! pm me thanks
12-10-16, 08:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,716
Posted By knucks

Can I put mine here, and ill make my own thread...

Can I put mine here, and ill make my own thread when im done done..

http://i.imgur.com/WBuja53.jpg
12-08-16, 03:55 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 17,198
Posted By knucks

I am sure the Compass ones are simple and do the...

I am sure the Compass ones are simple and do the job just fine. Add some grease.

Also, I've found some that are what you say in what seems to be proper sizing - I sold a set and hope to hear back...
12-08-16, 07:02 AM
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Views: 17,198
Posted By knucks

Does anyone want a bushing tool, like Compass...

Does anyone want a bushing tool, like Compass sells? I can make one similar for $15 shipped.
12-06-16, 12:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,716
Posted By knucks

Im on a spending freeze, otherwise I'd get 32s to...

Im on a spending freeze, otherwise I'd get 32s to check.
12-06-16, 11:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,716
Posted By knucks

Did you order an Audax E-E as well? I measured...

Did you order an Audax E-E as well? I measured the spacing and got about 41mm, so yes, your fenders should work.
And you are correct, its about 10mm wider, but I decided to listen to Compass and...
12-06-16, 11:22 AM
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Views: 4,716
Posted By knucks

The World Tour has more clearance that the Audax...

The World Tour has more clearance that the Audax E-E
12-06-16, 11:20 AM
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Views: 4,716
Posted By knucks

the terrain here is pretty awful for 28s for 'all...

the terrain here is pretty awful for 28s for 'all around riding' so i was hoping to be able to do 32 with fenders, donald said it 'should' work so we'll see. I'm hoping that with the 45mm there will...
12-06-16, 09:43 AM
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Views: 4,716
Posted By knucks

I was told 32mm tires would fit w fenders, but...

I was told 32mm tires would fit w fenders, but depends on the tires.

Also I dont know what Donald@BJ's take is on fender clearance when compared to what Jan @ Compass thinks.

Compass says tire...
12-06-16, 06:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,716
Posted By knucks

Nice! Yes, I plan on dimpling my 45mm...

Nice!

Yes, I plan on dimpling my 45mm fenders on my Audax. It'll fit man!!!

Good call on the Paul mounts - dont know if you even considered it, but are those the M or the regular, will 650b...
12-05-16, 06:35 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 17,198
Posted By knucks

No idea, you'd have to check measurements and let...

No idea, you'd have to check measurements and let me know
12-04-16, 08:02 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 17,198
Posted By knucks

Very nice, I saw someone make this tool when I...

Very nice, I saw someone make this tool when I was searching MAFAC bits before on Google Image

Did you check the bushing on your post before installation? Just wondering if next batch should be...
11-29-16, 02:20 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 17,198
Posted By knucks

John, Not sure if it'd be worth it for JUST the...

John,
Not sure if it'd be worth it for JUST the springs, but I got mine from Grand Bois directly (along w the brake shoe adjuster hardware and some tires):

Grand Bois springs...
11-29-16, 01:35 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 17,198
Posted By knucks

My set is done.. ...

My set is done..

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

Grand Bois shoe adjuster hardware, Compass thrust washers, my bushings.
11-25-16, 01:08 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 17,198
Posted By knucks

Oy, that's too bad.

Oy, that's too bad.
11-24-16, 10:51 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 17,198
Posted By knucks

Could always get some bushings 'custom' made for...

Could always get some bushings 'custom' made for those arms.
*wink wink nudge nudge*
11-23-16, 03:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,618
Posted By knucks

Yeah well if you buy something that sounds too...

Yeah well if you buy something that sounds too good to be true from someone on eBay with 0 feedback, you only have yourself to blame.
11-23-16, 03:19 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 20,436
Posted By knucks

No photos but I am waiting for a Bob Jackson...

No photos but I am waiting for a Bob Jackson Audax E-E frame that I'm putting a Superbe FD and RD on - not sure on shifters yet but MAFAC brakes and levers .. close enough..
11-23-16, 12:00 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 17,198
Posted By knucks

This is partly why the bushings I had made I made...

This is partly why the bushings I had made I made to be larger than 10mm as well. Better they be tight than too small for the arm holes - given the variance in the arm holes, I did not know what OD...
11-23-16, 08:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,750
Posted By knucks

yes..i checked - unfortunately none seem to be...

yes..i checked - unfortunately none seem to be prime in my size, nor is the price as low as posted for those
11-23-16, 08:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,618
Posted By knucks

LOL at the comparison

LOL at the comparison
11-23-16, 08:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,750
Posted By knucks

Where's a good US source for these?

Where's a good US source for these?
11-22-16, 07:59 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 17,198
Posted By knucks

Interesting - has anyone guessed as to why the...

Interesting - has anyone guessed as to why the squealing happens? Is it toe in? I think Jan wrote about this but I don't remember..

There's always the VeloOrange pads that promise no squealing..
11-22-16, 07:58 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 17,198
Posted By knucks

Very cool, thanks. I made a bushing tool...

Very cool, thanks.

I made a bushing tool today as well. Helps with the install of the bushing, but still the ID decreased due to the arm holes. I'll measure the ID and perhaps use the reamer..
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