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10-01-08, 02:20 PM
Replies: 67
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Posted By el twe

For a bike made out of Reynolds 953, I would much...

For a bike made out of Reynolds 953, I would much rather see it fully polished, not just the lugs. I wont even mention the fork or downtube decals...
09-23-08, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By el twe

Surly makes a 42 cm Crosscheck, but the TT length...

Surly makes a 42 cm Crosscheck, but the TT length is around 51.
08-09-08, 09:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,820
Posted By el twe

I still can't believe how wonderful the bike...

I still can't believe how wonderful the bike formerly known as "mine" looks today. Excellent work, now ride the hell out of it!
08-03-08, 01:53 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,554
Posted By el twe

But this is a goddamn bike forum. Get your...

But this is a goddamn bike forum. Get your "subies" out of here.
07-29-08, 08:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,590
Posted By el twe

My '72 Paramount track came with a Campy bolt,...

My '72 Paramount track came with a Campy bolt, which I proceeded to shear in two. **** those bolts.
07-23-08, 09:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,952
Posted By el twe

Very nice! I like that Italian parts can go on a...

Very nice! I like that Italian parts can go on a Japanese frame but not the other way around. I also agree with vxpro about the cable routing.
07-23-08, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By el twe

I think I have a Schwinn Approved front...

I think I have a Schwinn Approved front derailleur and quick releases if anyone's interested.
06-11-08, 10:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By el twe

Hadn't heard that before. Interesting.

Hadn't heard that before. Interesting.
06-11-08, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By el twe

Bianchi is apparently a very common Italian name,...

Bianchi is apparently a very common Italian name, so it may not be "the" Bianchi. Not to burst your bubble or anything...
06-10-08, 10:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,967
Posted By el twe

I like my Campy track ends mostly because they...

I like my Campy track ends mostly because they say "BREV CAMPAGNOLO." Other than that, Paul.
06-08-08, 04:29 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,071,044
Posted By el twe

marqueemoon - what seatpost is that? Build looks...

marqueemoon - what seatpost is that? Build looks great.
06-08-08, 12:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,517
Posted By el twe

Thanks! Such an intimidating bike to ride, but...

Thanks! Such an intimidating bike to ride, but at least it's being ridden.
06-08-08, 03:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,517
Posted By el twe

Chauner's bike has been on eBay several times in...

Chauner's bike has been on eBay several times in the past, not sure if it's the same seller or not. Thanks for all the kind words, and yes those are (were?) Nervex lugs. The headlugs give it away.
06-07-08, 04:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,517
Posted By el twe

Bump! Finished the bike about a week ago, the...

Bump! Finished the bike about a week ago, the ride quality is amazing. No idea on the weight, but it's probably somewhere around 17 lbs.
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06-06-08, 06:48 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,630
Posted By el twe

I don't want to see this bike get sold (unless...

I don't want to see this bike get sold (unless it's to me), Pastor! When the time comes, I hope you pass it to someone who can use it to get into classic bikes. I'm getting really sentimental about...
06-05-08, 12:53 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,630
Posted By el twe

Oh man, Pastor. Never in my wildest dreams would...

Oh man, Pastor. Never in my wildest dreams would I have imagined the bike that got me into bikes would look like this! Very nice work, and if you're ever in CA, I'd love to see it.
06-03-08, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By el twe

Definitely spend the extra dough on the Hozan...

Definitely spend the extra dough on the Hozan wrench. Such a good investment.
06-02-08, 10:49 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,071,044
Posted By el twe

Probably not Sprints... i can has vision...

Probably not Sprints...

i can has vision problems?
05-23-08, 12:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 846
Posted By el twe

I've seen those lugs somewhere, but I can't...

I've seen those lugs somewhere, but I can't remember where it was...

Looks nice, though!
05-22-08, 11:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 916
Posted By el twe

With booze.

With booze.
05-22-08, 09:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,628
Posted By el twe

Gonna have to be more specific than that. Got...

Gonna have to be more specific than that. Got any good pictures?
05-22-08, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 916
Posted By el twe

Gear down. How many gear inches is your current...

Gear down. How many gear inches is your current set up?
05-22-08, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By el twe

Very nice. My friend has a similar bike (Super...

Very nice. My friend has a similar bike (Super Prestige), and it rides like a dream.
05-22-08, 05:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,013
Posted By el twe

It would make much more sense as a Falcon Merckx....

It would make much more sense as a Falcon Merckx. Cool frame, and it would be sorta fun to get it re-sprayed in Molteni Orange with some new decals.
05-22-08, 05:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,651
Posted By el twe

D'oh. Of course it is. I didn't know it was...

D'oh. Of course it is.

I didn't know it was recommended to mix and match cups/spindles like that.
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