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Forum: Commuting
05-15-17, 03:12 PM
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Posted By Epicus07

I've put about 700 miles on my Renegade Expat...

I've put about 700 miles on my Renegade Expat since last May. It really is an excellent all-rounder. Handles a load nicely, fits up to 41mm tires and with 32's on commuting gear on it still manages...
07-30-16, 02:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 224
Posted By Epicus07

Replacement Cone for 98 Chorus

Hey guys,

Rebuilding my chorus rear hub and the non-driveside cone looks pretty pitted. Know where i might find a replacement?

Thanks
05-22-16, 10:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By Epicus07

I haven't ridden them but these look like what...

I haven't ridden them but these look like what you're looking for.

wiggle.com | Shimano A530 SPD Single Sided Touring Pedals | Road Clip-In Pedals...
05-02-16, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,689
Posted By Epicus07

Tips for improving TRP Spyre brake feel with Tiagra Shifters?

Hey guys,

Rocking a new Jamis Renegade Expat with Tiagra 4700 shifters and TRP Spyre brakes. The build is new and the brakes were properly broken in and don't squeal at all.

The issue is this...
04-07-16, 10:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,773
Posted By Epicus07

I'm riding the Shwalbe Marathon Supreme's in a 32...

I'm riding the Shwalbe Marathon Supreme's in a 32 and they measure close to a 30. Really fast and supple. highly recommend!
04-03-16, 10:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,433
Posted By Epicus07

The replacement shifter came in and is working...

The replacement shifter came in and is working very well. I switched my tires over to Schwalbe Marathon Supreme 32s (actually 30) and put on a new seatpost (Thomson).

The more I ride this bike,...
03-27-16, 08:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,433
Posted By Epicus07

Update: Bike shop ordered a replacement...

Update:

Bike shop ordered a replacement shifter to be overnight delivered. It was supposed to arrive Friday but didnt.

I reminded them that we took of tiagra shifters off my wife's expat (she...
03-23-16, 09:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,433
Posted By Epicus07

After five long, long, long weeks... my expat has...

After five long, long, long weeks... my expat has finally arrived!

... and it made it all of 10 feet before the left shifter decided that it was homesick for Shimano.

Going to be waiting yet...
03-11-16, 11:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,855
Posted By Epicus07

You could pick one up without tax for 1800 in...

You could pick one up without tax for 1800 in Portland
03-11-16, 08:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,433
Posted By Epicus07

I'm anxiously awaiting my Expat. Its been a 3...

I'm anxiously awaiting my Expat. Its been a 3 week wait already. 2 more to go!

Congrats on the Exploit. I loved the ride but couldn't convince my wife to let me spend $2000 for a commuter.
03-11-16, 08:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,855
Posted By Epicus07

Jamis Renegade Exploit is pretty sweet!

Jamis Renegade Exploit is pretty sweet!
Replies: 0
Views: 907
Posted By Epicus07

Claud Butler - Black Diamond Touring

Hey Guys,

I keep getting this nagging sensation (more like pain between my shoulder blades) that this frame is just too big for me. What would you value the frame/fork and headset at? Its in...
02-07-16, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 502
Posted By Epicus07

Name that Braze-on. Strange Bianchi Content

Hey guys,

I noticed this random Braze-on on the drive side of the down tube. What is this for? I haven't seen one here before.

Thanks

Sorry for the poor photo quality. I'm referring to the...
02-07-16, 10:53 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,292
Posted By Epicus07

I'd love one of each if there are any still...

I'd love one of each if there are any still available.
02-07-16, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By Epicus07

Thank you for the kind words. I've been commuting...

Thank you for the kind words. I've been commuting on it. It's got a really nice ride quality and isn't too heavy.

I'm still on the fence about the fit. Seems ok for short rides but on longer...
02-06-16, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By Epicus07

I believe its the 1998 model year. I would have...

I believe its the 1998 model year. I would have guessed it was older than that but OldPeddaller posted this for me...

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02-06-16, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By Epicus07

Winter Project "Woodhouse": Claud Butler Update

Original Post. (http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1034469-claud-butler-black-diamond-reynolds-531-a.html)

This bike was in fantastic shape. Very low miles and no visible rust despite...
10-29-15, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By Epicus07

N+2: The Search for Commuters

Too Long Didn't Read (TL:dR) at bottom for those who are curious but don't wish to suffer my long winded narrative.

History: My Wife and I both have a 2 hour round trip commute by car. I miss...
10-27-15, 10:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,178
Posted By Epicus07

You are a VERY lucky man. If all goes...

You are a VERY lucky man.

If all goes according to plan, I will be picking up an 89 Bianchi Volpe tomorrow and working on that this winter for my wife's touring / commuting project.
10-23-15, 01:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,178
Posted By Epicus07

Claud Butler - Black Diamond - Touring / commuter...

Claud Butler - Black Diamond - Touring / commuter

Going to get a tear down to just the frame, acid bath and then a rebuild with upgrades.
10-18-15, 08:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,481
Posted By Epicus07

Shimano Date Codes indicate that this is either a...

Shimano Date Codes indicate that this is either a 1998 or 1999. Here are a few better shots and some of the goodies that CL bestowed upon me.

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10-18-15, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By Epicus07

Rust in frame. Seeking your eyes and recommendations.

Hey guys, I started a partial tear down of "Woodhouse" in preparation for some upgrades. There is no rust on the exterior of the frame and it is in excellent condition so I was quite surprised to see...
10-18-15, 02:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,481
Posted By Epicus07

Thank you for that ! I love knowing the history...

Thank you for that ! I love knowing the history of my bikes but often find it hard to unearth. Im planning some very tasteful upgrades that I think you guys will really like.

I'll have to see if I...
10-17-15, 10:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,481
Posted By Epicus07

Its the University of Washington. They have...

Its the University of Washington. They have enclosed individual bike boxes that you cant rent. I'll be pretty close to my $400 budget when I'm done but it will have some sweet additions.

I'll...
10-17-15, 09:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,481
Posted By Epicus07

You guys are all a bad influence. If its too nice...

You guys are all a bad influence. If its too nice to chain it to a rack then I might as well upgrade it and keep it in a bike box.

Prepare yourselves for upgrades. A lot of the things on my list...
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