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09-22-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 138,927
Posted By PilotFishBob

Out with the '70 Competition this morning. The...

Out with the '70 Competition this morning. The only lady I happened upon wasn't particularly chatty and had poor taste in bikes.
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09-22-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 560
Posted By chas58

that could be a good bar. I've gotten...

that could be a good bar.

I've gotten addicted to swept back bars with flatish tops. Doesn't need to be much (12?) but it shortens the reach and puts my hand in a little more comfortable...
09-22-20, 02:52 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 46,852
Posted By Jeffoutlaw

My first fixed gear... Fuji Feather

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09-18-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,197
Posted By cudak888

...and we're back to where the thread started. ...

...and we're back to where the thread started.



Fair point, it's not a compact frame. I'm going to edit that previous post. It gets a bit laborious to type "sloping top tube" every time; looks...
09-16-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 46,852
Posted By Welshboy

I can't compete with the elegant beauty above me...

I can't compete with the elegant beauty above me (and our rear gates don't help) but I built this up this morning initially using 48 x 18 and then swapping the rear cog to a 19 to get a tighter chain...
08-19-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,780
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Apologies for my delayed response! I have been...

Apologies for my delayed response! I have been camping out of cell range, and I neglected to inform the Thread O Crap (series 8)

BUT thy name hast been applied to the Lyst o Crap, as requested....
Forum: Texas
08-18-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,111
Posted By TexasVol1794

Not in Houston anymore. Live in Austin these...

Not in Houston anymore. Live in Austin these days. Spent some happy years living in Houston. Even met my wife there.

Thats awesome your wife went to UT. What grad program? I did undergrad class...
08-13-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 46,852
Posted By seau grateau

Been reaching for the Big Block most often when I...

Been reaching for the Big Block most often when I go for a ride these days.

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08-10-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 138,927
Posted By notgr

My 76ish(?) Gran Sport set up as a single-speed...

My 76ish(?) Gran Sport set up as a single-speed gravel bike. Chorus levers and Nuovo Record hubs. The BB is a bit trashed from rain and mud, though, and I'm too cheap (and bitter about needing a...
08-06-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 138,927
Posted By nlerner

On my way to work back in the pre-COVID fall, I...

On my way to work back in the pre-COVID fall, I spotted a Super Tourer locked up at a train stop:

...
08-06-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 138,927
Posted By threespeedmafia

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Raleigh Super Tourer
08-06-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 46,852
Posted By rustystrings61

Finally finished (sort of) after many delays and...

Finally finished (sort of) after many delays and detours - 1973 Raleigh Competition that is sort-of a single-speed. Nervar Star cranks with 42/44T rings, 17/19T Surly Dingle fixed on one side,...
07-25-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By schwinnbikebob

1984 Raleigh Grand Prix

Picked this up a couple weeks ago from a thrift store. Even Goodwill has quadrupled their bike prices during this craze. But I liked the chrome and red combo so I still bought it. After some...
07-25-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,780
Posted By mountaindave

Well have to pack it in a different type of box:...

Well have to pack it in a different type of box:
...
07-23-20, 03:09 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 46,852
Posted By GhostSS

I've been missing from this forum for almost 6...

I've been missing from this forum for almost 6 years and 3 years ago and an embarrassing amount of cash later finally finished my all carbon SS. Took it twice to Japan and rode the Shimanami Kaido....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 26,876
Views: 16,916,702
Posted By JRonaTrek

@ the_sci_ Guy this is a size 56cm frame....

@ the_sci_ Guy

this is a size 56cm frame. The only reason i went for the SL5 was for this color, I know that there were the project one options out there for a lighter frame, but im no pro, I am...
06-10-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,906
Posted By lasauge

Like others in this thread I've been working at a...

Like others in this thread I've been working at a local shop thanks to the Covid disruption, and it's quite strange - our sales floor is nearly empty except for a handful of $1200+ road bikes and a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10,290
Views: 2,861,107
Posted By 2cyl

Caad13

So, I'm coming from a 2006 Trek Pilot 5.9, carbon, Dura Ace. Road the crap out of it. Loved the bike, specifically the geometry. Then I had kids, got fat again, too many weekends on travel baseball,...
05-25-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,448
Posted By guy1138

I've sold four downtube shifting bikes for...

I've sold four downtube shifting bikes for between $240 and $360 over the last few weeks here in Austin. Three of them were just mid range steel bikes tuned up with good tires and bar tape. The more...
05-16-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 46,852
Posted By ethet

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The summertime build for the Level...
05-07-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,116
Posted By mihlbach

High efficiency isn't necessarily the reason for...

High efficiency isn't necessarily the reason for choosing a particular cadence and cadence is only one variable that dictates your efficiency. Pedaling smoothness and your own personal fitness are...
05-04-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,074
Posted By seau grateau

Squid is a cool brand, so you're paying cool...

Squid is a cool brand, so you're paying cool brand prices for them. Is an unpainted Taiwan made steel "tracklocross" frame worth $666 to you? IMO it's not. I like Squid bikes but I wouldn't buy one...
04-28-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 46,852
Posted By 50voltphantom

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04-19-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 666
Posted By 70sSanO

Yes, your solution is to flip the setup around....

Yes, your solution is to flip the setup around. Here is what a Cannondale setup looks like, Mine are all black and your are black boss with chrome.

...
04-19-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 666
Posted By rccardr

OK, here’s the easy answer: yes, that right side...

OK, here’s the easy answer: yes, that right side lever will fit your downtube mount. In addition to the lever you will need a flat sided lever boss. Search eBay for ‘Shimano lever boss flat’; I...
03-01-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 46,852
Posted By phobus

First real ride on the new sled today. ...

First real ride on the new sled today.
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02-28-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,213
Posted By phobus

No way. I pick. ...

No way. I pick.

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02-10-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 93,829
Posted By crandress

The group has spoken, I think we will take an...

The group has spoken, I think we will take an undetermined hiatus once the list is complete. Only a few more names. We can throw FBOATSB on the list if he is ready, but obviously there is no hurry....
01-21-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,957
Posted By LBCwanabe

I have to show off my grail bike

Not sure what to call it yet but heres the keeper​​​​​​: my 84 Miyata. Sub 250 miles from the original owner out in Santa Cruz
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01-19-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 46,852
Posted By Scrodzilla

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01-03-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 93,829
Posted By BFisher

Aaaaaaand... ...

Aaaaaaand...
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That's a genuine Box O' Crap 90mm GB stem right there!
I was in...
01-02-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,970
Posted By Lazyass

Damn you're a youngster. I wonder why the riders...

Damn you're a youngster. I wonder why the riders on the Pro Tour aren't riding bikes with track geometry since it's so "dope". Just to educate you some, road geometry isn't "slack". A Wabi isn't a...
12-09-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 35,074
Posted By joejack951

Trimming the steerer tube upper portion: ...

Trimming the steerer tube upper portion:

https://youtu.be/wnWbO_tLxn4
11-08-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 93,829
Posted By rustystrings61

Toe strap buttons! They go on the end of the toe...

Toe strap buttons! They go on the end of the toe strap to make it just a bit easier to snag when cinching them down on the fly. On fixed-gears, especially, they're awesome.

Of course, if you...
10-31-19, 01:23 AM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 213,759
Posted By CliffordK

How are the Three Little Mouseketeers?

How are the Three Little Mouseketeers?
08-19-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,005
Posted By phobus

A flat bar is probably easiest to shove between...

A flat bar is probably easiest to shove between the spokes.
08-19-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 87,046
Posted By 50voltphantom

Fresh out of the shower. Lets go racing. ...

Fresh out of the shower. Lets go racing.
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08-14-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 93,829
Posted By crandress

Post 1,000, had to do it!

Post 1,000, had to do it!
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