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04-24-17, 04:02 PM
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Posted By jeremyb

Hey thanks for the kind words! I'm not sure if...

Hey thanks for the kind words! I'm not sure if I'm just cheap, but when I see carbon fiber gravel grinders I think to myself you dont get it. Gravel grinders are not supposed to (in my eyes) cost...
04-24-17, 12:04 PM
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Posted By jeremyb

Hey, thanks. It was a Lemans RS ---- I added the...

Hey, thanks. It was a Lemans RS ---- I added the canti mounts, braze on front der hanger, rack mounts, bottle bolts. It had a clamp on downtube stop, so I brazed on cable stops.

See link for a...
04-23-17, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,447
Posted By jeremyb

Gravel rides in Sacramento CA or nearby?

Hey there folks, want to ride some fire roads in the Sacramento area. Any recommendations?

Not interested in singletrack or riding the American river levees.

Thanks!
04-22-17, 11:14 PM
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Posted By jeremyb

http://i68.tinypic.com/2di12co.jpg ...

http://i68.tinypic.com/2di12co.jpg

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04-22-17, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3,078
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Posted By jeremyb

Was a rusty-stuck seatpost-Centurion. Gave her...

Was a rusty-stuck seatpost-Centurion. Gave her some love, a bunch of braze ons, new paint, custom decals, etc etc. Was going for that Richard Sachs look.
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04-22-17, 06:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,611
Posted By jeremyb

Hey there guys, thought I'd close the loop on...

Hey there guys, thought I'd close the loop on this bike. See photos below. Maybe better for gravel grinding section now --- but it was a vintagey Centurion.
04-15-16, 06:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,611
Posted By jeremyb

I'll be posting more detail about how to make one...

I'll be posting more detail about how to make one yourself shortly. Been busy.
04-15-16, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15,283
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Posted By jeremyb

Anyone have a 27" fork with 7.75" steerer tube....

Anyone have a 27" fork with 7.75" steerer tube. Threaded.

Not odd ball threading -- Raleigh had their own thread type right? As did Peugeot.

???
04-13-16, 11:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,611
Posted By jeremyb

I picked up an old pair of Shimano 600 STI's but...

I picked up an old pair of Shimano 600 STI's but could not for the love of god get them to shift perfectly without ticking in one gear or another. Have I said I hate index shifting?!

So put the...
04-13-16, 11:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,546
Posted By jeremyb

Thank you! I'll have to check on the hubs, I...

Thank you!

I'll have to check on the hubs, I just had those wheels laying around, they were kinda shiny, so there you go.
04-12-16, 11:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,546
Posted By jeremyb

Okay, got new Ritchey grips, they have that old...

Okay, got new Ritchey grips, they have that old school look I was going for. Also got a new set of pedals, just a bit of orange/copper to them. She's done for now. Time to ride. Total out of pocket...
04-12-16, 02:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By jeremyb

I developed a little tool that has gotten out two...

I developed a little tool that has gotten out two of the three seatposts I've tried it on. See my signature, or send me a message we can chat if it might work for you.
04-12-16, 02:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,546
Posted By jeremyb

Thanks for all the love guys. The color really is...

Thanks for all the love guys. The color really is amazing, I'm considering painting all my bikes from now on this color. I might be a snob, but I really cant ride a uni crown fork, I think they're so...
04-11-16, 08:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,546
Posted By jeremyb

Yeah I'm not sure I am either. They were like $2...

Yeah I'm not sure I am either. They were like $2 from Taiwan, so no big loss if I scrap them.
04-10-16, 07:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,546
Posted By jeremyb

Making some progress.... Not sold on the Go...

Making some progress....

Not sold on the Go USA grips, but they've got that Evil Knievel look, which is cool.

"Sierra" brake levers are perfect on this thing.

Black Brooks Professional with...
04-10-16, 12:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,546
Posted By jeremyb

Thanks, looks like I was thinking of Schwinn...

Thanks, looks like I was thinking of Schwinn Coppertone:

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04-09-16, 10:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,546
Posted By jeremyb

Schwinn Sierra aka Poor Man's Fat Bike

Picked up this Schwinn Sierra off of Craigslist for $20. It included the frame, fork, headset and chrome Bullmoose bars.

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Found that Continental 2.4" tires fit, which is pretty fat. And...
04-09-16, 02:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,611
Posted By jeremyb

What I do for decals is go to DaFont - Download...

What I do for decals is go to DaFont - Download fonts (http://www.dafont.com) and plug what I want it to say, then their website gives me a preview of what it'll look like. I pick a few I like as I'm...
04-09-16, 02:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,611
Posted By jeremyb

700 x 30 fits great in the rear and just fits...

700 x 30 fits great in the rear and just fits (height wise) in the front.
04-09-16, 10:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,611
Posted By jeremyb

Thanks for the kind words, I really wish I took a...

Thanks for the kind words, I really wish I took a better before pic but here's a glimpse of what it looked like:

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04-09-16, 09:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,611
Posted By jeremyb

My Centurion "Dirt Racer"

Took a Centurion Lemans RS that I got off Craigslist for $5 because it had a stuck seatpost. And used my Oxy-acetylene torch to add a bunch of braze ons: cantilever mounts, rack mounts, water bottle,...
03-22-16, 04:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,436
Posted By jeremyb

I had a seatpost I couldnt get out even after...

I had a seatpost I couldnt get out even after trying all 14 of Sheldon's home remedy tricks. I ended up making a tool I'm calling the Seatpost Extractor.

www.SeatpostExtractor.com...
03-16-16, 05:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,436
Posted By jeremyb

This week, I couldnt get mine out. So I cut it...

This week, I couldnt get mine out. So I cut it off as low as possible and pounded it down into the frame ------ not elegant and the weight weener in me hates it, but at least I can ride my bike.
09-02-15, 02:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,996
Posted By jeremyb

Genius! Worked for me! I usually wedge a...

Genius! Worked for me!

I usually wedge a screwdriver in the stem and pry ---- this worked better and more elegantly!
01-08-15, 05:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,727
Posted By jeremyb

I had it powdercoated by Sycip in norcal. That...

I had it powdercoated by Sycip in norcal. That was a really fun bike, sold it a few years ago.
01-06-15, 02:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,600
Posted By jeremyb

Well if you want to pay $77 for a bomb proof...

Well if you want to pay $77 for a bomb proof seatpost, you could:


13 16 Schwinn Layback Seatpost Unbendable Mr Tick BP | eBay...
04-24-14, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6,461
Views: 1,872,975
Posted By jeremyb

Iirc those crosscuts have crazy long top tubes.

Iirc those crosscuts have crazy long top tubes.
02-21-14, 01:04 PM
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Views: 56,771
Posted By jeremyb

It doesnt make sense to me that if someone can...

It doesnt make sense to me that if someone can buy a pristine Colnago bike complete for $10 from a garage sale and that's fine but I have to take fair market value for an old Suntour derailleur VGT...
02-21-14, 12:48 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 56,771
Posted By jeremyb

$100 is the max not the requirement ----- this is...

$100 is the max not the requirement ----- this is getting confused with the objective of the Velo Cheapo competition that took place before.
02-21-14, 12:36 PM
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Views: 56,771
Posted By jeremyb

As mentioned there are those too good to be true...

As mentioned there are those too good to be true deals of NOS bikes that your neighbor gave you or you found at your grandma's house ----- but that's not a clunker or a beater.

I think what would...
07-26-13, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By jeremyb

Update: I contacted FSA they said to use a 113mm...

Update: I contacted FSA they said to use a 113mm BB, bought one and installed tonight, works fine!
07-25-13, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By jeremyb

Thanks, I'll try again tonight, maybe take some...

Thanks, I'll try again tonight, maybe take some photos too. I've installed a lot of bottom brackets and never had this issue.
07-25-13, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By jeremyb

It's a Crank Brothers Cyan BB ----- it has a...

It's a Crank Brothers Cyan BB ----- it has a spacer for 68 and 73 BB shells ---- I tried both and same issue. I'll measure the actual BB shell tonight. The seller told me it was an ISIS crank ---- I...
07-25-13, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By jeremyb

Cranks Bottoming out on BB --- wont spin. ISIS

I am trying to install a FSA Carbon Pro Compact ISIS crank. I have a 108mm ISIS BB that I thought was the right size.

When I tighten the drive side down, the crank bottoms out on the BB bearings...
11-26-12, 01:44 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 104,037
Posted By jeremyb

Here's mine, a 1980s Sekai Bigfoot: Bought...

Here's mine, a 1980s Sekai Bigfoot:

Bought the bike off of Craigslist for $80, then went to town on parts and restoring her. Things I added:

Velo Orange leather saddle
SunTour barcons
Soma 3...
Forum: Touring
10-30-12, 05:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 922
Posted By jeremyb

I'm going to try riding a longer section of the...

I'm going to try riding a longer section of the Folsom South Canal Trail down to my inlaws house in Herald --- requires two river crossings:

http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=5723958
Forum: Touring
10-30-12, 12:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 922
Posted By jeremyb

did you see this:...

did you see this: http://centralcaliforniacycling.com/files/PDF_FILES/Sac2Stockton.pdf
Forum: Touring
10-25-12, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 992
Posted By jeremyb

cool

cool
10-19-12, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By jeremyb

Well that at least that confirms my lack of...

Well that at least that confirms my lack of success of searching everywhere including eBay! Thanks everyone.
10-19-12, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By jeremyb

Help: Finding the right fork

Maybe not the perfect forum for this question ---- but I have a mid 80s Sekai Bigfoot (build in process):
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10-19-12, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,925
Posted By jeremyb

Here's a pretty terrible photo of how she turned...

Here's a pretty terrible photo of how she turned out ---- made the box out of some left over wood I had laying around.
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Forum: Touring
10-16-12, 03:52 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 282,594
Posted By jeremyb

Sekai Bigfoot work in progress: ...

Sekai Bigfoot work in progress:

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-X1F0gBfbUTE/UHMmDH0BeTI/AAAAAAAALW8/5MiSTgiQRvI/s800/5Ed5Ff5M93Gf3M73N4ca157137eada8161533.jpg
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05-24-12, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 668,209
Posted By jeremyb

I just picked up this 1988 Marinoni Special: ...

I just picked up this 1988 Marinoni Special:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/--DbToSUE7PU/T76CbRpH_pI/AAAAAAAAJZM/siCkIuo3w3g/s800/P1010128.jpg
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03-27-12, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 936
Posted By jeremyb

I'm very interested in seeing how that thing...

I'm very interested in seeing how that thing works, it looks awesome
03-26-12, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 936
Posted By jeremyb

Yeah, you can see this Vanilla front cage uses...

Yeah, you can see this Vanilla front cage uses the stem bolt to help give it some structure/support:
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03-26-12, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 936
Posted By jeremyb

Making my own bottle cage part 1

So, after reading a thread on here about a homemade bottle cage, and seeing the prices that vintage french cages can fetch, I decided to try making my own.

Unfortunately, I don't have a welder,...
03-26-12, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By jeremyb

did you see this? http://taticycles.com/p/203 ...

did you see this? http://taticycles.com/p/203

also there's a thread about how to recover a saddle ---- maybe you could do that to an old Flite with some orange leather link...
03-20-12, 05:04 PM
Replies: 13,375
Views: 2,655,393
Posted By jeremyb

gosh, now I remember why I stopped reading this...

gosh, now I remember why I stopped reading this thread = jealousy
03-20-12, 11:50 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,768
Posted By jeremyb

this one's another option, though wish it were in...

this one's another option, though wish it were in aluminum. Kind of reminds me of the Paul Components rings which are cool.

link (http://tinyurl.com/6v97cds)
03-20-12, 11:45 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,768
Posted By jeremyb

Do you have access to a CNC machine? Sell those?

Do you have access to a CNC machine? Sell those?
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