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06-24-16, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By upthywazzoo

Yes, they have more than enough length for that...

Yes, they have more than enough length for that application.
06-24-16, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7,318
Views: 1,911,693
Posted By upthywazzoo

Ah, good ol' Miche Supertype.

Ah, good ol' Miche Supertype.
06-01-16, 02:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,098
Posted By upthywazzoo

Wait.... does no one else match their clothing to...

Wait.... does no one else match their clothing to their bike?
05-26-16, 03:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 986
Posted By upthywazzoo

Unfortunately, she thought that it was "too much"...

Unfortunately, she thought that it was "too much" bike for a daily commute and feared that something like that could never be locked outside on the street. She did end up going with a 49cm white...
05-23-16, 07:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,128
Posted By upthywazzoo

It's all about pipe insulation, zipties, and...

It's all about pipe insulation, zipties, and double-wall boxes :thumb:
05-23-16, 07:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 821
Posted By upthywazzoo

Just search for "Jagwire OEM cable" on Ebay. You...

Just search for "Jagwire OEM cable" on Ebay. You can get everything you need for under 14 bucks (some colors are more expensive). The housing provided is more than enough.
05-20-16, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,818
Posted By upthywazzoo

:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
05-20-16, 06:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,818
Posted By upthywazzoo

I've been trying to guess what "Papillionaire"...

I've been trying to guess what "Papillionaire" means.

"Lord of the Butterflies"?
05-18-16, 07:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 956
Posted By upthywazzoo

I feel like you should be able to just swap the...

I feel like you should be able to just swap the freehub. You might have to play with spacers though. Pretty sure this can be done as long as the axle length is the same.
05-17-16, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7,318
Views: 1,911,693
Posted By upthywazzoo

I wonder if Enve would ever make a white fork...

I wonder if Enve would ever make a white fork with black lettering.
05-17-16, 08:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,268
Posted By upthywazzoo

Pretty sure it's impossible. Trek 170, anyone?

Pretty sure it's impossible. Trek 170, anyone?
05-16-16, 10:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 986
Posted By upthywazzoo

Thanks for searching :D Looking for mixte...

Thanks for searching :D Looking for mixte though, rather than step-through.
05-16-16, 08:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 986
Posted By upthywazzoo

So she likes drop bars. She's 5'0, and the last...

So she likes drop bars. She's 5'0, and the last bike she rode had a 55cm top tube length (effective) and she was quite stretched out. So I'm hoping to find a better fit. If all else fails, then I...
05-16-16, 08:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 986
Posted By upthywazzoo

I did see the bob jackson. Beautiful, but out of...

I did see the bob jackson. Beautiful, but out of her budget. The Centurion is okay but I'm hoping to find something that has forged dropouts and an actual derailleur hanger, not a clamp-on.
05-16-16, 08:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 986
Posted By upthywazzoo

Thanks for the offer, but that's just a little...

Thanks for the offer, but that's just a little too long!
05-16-16, 08:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 986
Posted By upthywazzoo

Heh, you would think.... I haven't seen many...

Heh, you would think.... I haven't seen many with that TT length.
05-16-16, 07:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 986
Posted By upthywazzoo

Looking for a tiny mixte!

Hi all, my cousin crashed and totaled her bike, so I'm looking for a mixte frame (or complete) that has an effective horizontal top tube length of around 50cm (max 52). Bright colors encouraged!
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05-13-16, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,407
Posted By upthywazzoo

Wow. This is so gorgeous. If I hadn't just...

Wow. This is so gorgeous. If I hadn't just bought a Zunow...
05-12-16, 04:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,987
Posted By upthywazzoo

So your shifter bosses are lacking a square base...

So your shifter bosses are lacking a square base that are supposed to prevent this cable stop Shimano STI Shift Boss Barrel Housing Stop for 1 1 8" Down Tube Flat | eBay...
05-11-16, 09:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,987
Posted By upthywazzoo

There's an option 3, assuming you've got the...

There's an option 3, assuming you've got the wheels: Dura-Ace 7700 or 7800. Also I don't think 8 speed wheels are cheaper than 11-speed.

Edit: On second thought, didn't see that picture of your...
05-11-16, 09:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,133
Posted By upthywazzoo

I think you should go with the IRD. Classic look...

I think you should go with the IRD. Classic look + needle bearings? It's not like you're going to be replacing this thing often, so it would be worth the expense, imo.
05-11-16, 05:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,293
Posted By upthywazzoo

Dura Ace, because Japan! ...well, I'm...

Dura Ace, because Japan!

...well, I'm biased--I put Shimano on EVERYTHING.
05-02-16, 07:02 AM
Replies: 51,128
Views: 6,624,050
Posted By upthywazzoo

1976 Tigra Titan 6 79kg Comepre Coassin...

1976 Tigra Titan 6 79kg Comepre Coassin Campagnolo ft Clement Seta Vintage Race | eBay...
04-27-16, 08:34 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-16, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By upthywazzoo

Assuming you're not using an old square taper...

Assuming you're not using an old square taper bottom bracket, then no, your bases seem to be covered.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-16, 09:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By upthywazzoo

Workswell is made in China. I'm pretty sure...

Workswell is made in China. I'm pretty sure Specialized comes out of Taiwan but I could be wrong. Lots of stuff gets made in China, haha.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-16, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By upthywazzoo

Having wheels is a nice advantage. You could...

Having wheels is a nice advantage. You could squeeze in a lightweight Chinese carbon frame (Workswell), 5800 group (Merlin) and remaining bits into that budget.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-16, 09:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,821
Posted By upthywazzoo

That steer tube is not as ridiculous as this...

That steer tube is not as ridiculous as this Garmin Edge armband: Wrist Strap Band Mount for Garmin Edge GPS 200 500 510 520 800 810 1000 OS486 | eBay...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-16, 09:14 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,749
Posted By upthywazzoo

I wonder what that curved seat stay helps with? ...

I wonder what that curved seat stay helps with? Also, what was the weight of the finished product?
04-26-16, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By upthywazzoo

Retro-Style Stainless Wound Brake Cable Kit...

Retro-Style Stainless Wound Brake Cable Kit (http://store.velo-orange.com/index.php/classic-stainless-braided-kit-brake.html)
04-26-16, 08:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 837
Posted By upthywazzoo

Ah. You could also ask this question over in...

Ah. You could also ask this question over in Bike Mechanics, but I have never personally replaced a seal in that location. Sorry! :( If it's not an oddly shaped seal--maybe a replacement could be...
04-26-16, 08:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 837
Posted By upthywazzoo

Do you have a picture of said seals? Is it one...

Do you have a picture of said seals? Is it one of the parts in this photo? http://biketestreviews.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/14.png
04-26-16, 08:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 837
Posted By upthywazzoo

Why not just buy the jockey wheels themselves?...

Why not just buy the jockey wheels themselves? Amazon.com : Shimano Rear Derailleur Pulley Set with Hardware : Sports & Outdoors...
04-25-16, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7,318
Views: 1,911,693
Posted By upthywazzoo

Spongebob bottle makes this whole thing. Love...

Spongebob bottle makes this whole thing. Love the wheels too. 7850 or 9000?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-16, 10:28 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,667
Posted By upthywazzoo

Wow, the UV protection on modern Lycra is REALLY...

Wow, the UV protection on modern Lycra is REALLY good o_o
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-16, 01:15 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,667
Posted By upthywazzoo

Well that's what processed food does :P Easy to...

Well that's what processed food does :P Easy to metabolize.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-16, 12:45 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,667
Posted By upthywazzoo

I used to be skinny.... then I discovered...

I used to be skinny.... then I discovered Chipotle.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-16, 12:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 786
Posted By upthywazzoo

This is an issue common to 7800 shifters as well....

This is an issue common to 7800 shifters as well. They force the cable into a sharp bend at the cable head where eventually it can fray and then separate....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-16, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By upthywazzoo

How comfortable are you with downtube shifting? ...

How comfortable are you with downtube shifting? If you aren't, then maybe avoid 80s bikes. If you are, your options widen quite considerably. Otherwise, +1 to what Lazyass said.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-16, 09:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 786
Posted By upthywazzoo

Ah, I stand corrected.

Ah, I stand corrected.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-16, 09:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 786
Posted By upthywazzoo

Why not? They're all 10-speed.

Why not? They're all 10-speed.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-16, 08:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 786
Posted By upthywazzoo

If you want to stay in 10sp, there's also the...

If you want to stay in 10sp, there's also the option of 4600/4700 Tiagra and 5700 105. Both are pretty good
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-16, 07:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,297
Posted By upthywazzoo

I've had the opposite experience. 5800 has been...

I've had the opposite experience. 5800 has been flawless for me and silent. I don't think I can tell a difference between that and the 7800 group I have on my other bike, and 5800 was easier to set...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-16, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18,534
Views: 3,648,494
Posted By upthywazzoo

Some 1/8" nylon tubing. I've been working on a...

Some 1/8" nylon tubing. I've been working on a carbon frame that has internal cabling and I'm hoping the tubing will help prevent wear to the aluminum "cable guides" where the brake cables...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-16, 12:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,297
Posted By upthywazzoo

Like I said. 90-95% If you want the rest,...

Like I said. 90-95% If you want the rest, you'll buy an 11-speed crank (or chainrings).
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-16, 07:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,297
Posted By upthywazzoo

If you want to do the upgrade piecemeal, you may...

If you want to do the upgrade piecemeal, you may be able to get away with just an 11-speed rear wheel and new shifters, though performance may not be 100% optimal. Shimano does the...
04-19-16, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By upthywazzoo

Really nice work so far. Nishiki had some great...

Really nice work so far. Nishiki had some great frames.
04-14-16, 09:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,897
Posted By upthywazzoo

I built completely new... 1550ish gram carbon...

I built completely new... 1550ish gram carbon frame/fork/seatpost, 5800 group, weight-weenie-ish bars, stem, pedals. seat. Vuelta Corsa Lite wheelset, Rubino Pro III tires. Still weighs 17.4 lb. I...
04-14-16, 02:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,897
Posted By upthywazzoo

Huh. So I learned today that Velomax is now...

Huh. So I learned today that Velomax is now Easton. Sweet!
04-13-16, 05:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,922
Posted By upthywazzoo

Sick find. I'm jealous

Sick find. I'm jealous
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