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03-15-17, 12:21 AM
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Posted By rebelcontender

As the OP I give my full, wholehearted blessing...

As the OP I give my full, wholehearted blessing to the Sram bikes on this thread.
I own bikes with Campy Ergo and Sram Double Tap, no STI's in my stable.


While we are at it, I give my blessing...
08-16-16, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,091
Posted By rebelcontender

revival

Holy thread revival Batman!
08-14-16, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,247
Posted By rebelcontender

S works Epic

Hi there.

I worked on and road these bikes back in their day, so I have a couple of points to make.

Keep in mind that these bikes where top end tech in the day, but regardless are very old for...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-15-16, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 660,647
Posted By rebelcontender

Does it fold?

Does it fold?
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-03-16, 03:19 AM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 660,647
Posted By rebelcontender

My Tern Eclipse Uno

This is my Tern Eclipse Uno that I have had for around 3 months and that sees plenty of use in Adelaide, Australia :)
I pack this thing in and out of my car each day for a semi commute to work.
...
08-22-15, 02:28 AM
Replies: 8,027
Views: 2,557,095
Posted By rebelcontender

Thanks for the kind words. The Strada has fast...

Thanks for the kind words. The Strada has fast become my favourite bike to ride. I'm looking forward to a mate of mine taking some proper pictures of it against a white background.
08-21-15, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8,027
Views: 2,557,095
Posted By rebelcontender

Well folks, I debated for some time if I would...

Well folks, I debated for some time if I would post this bike here, as it's on the cusp of what I consider classic and would have come with Ergo's from factory. But at the end of the day it's lugged...
08-18-15, 03:05 AM
Replies: 806
Views: 231,332
Posted By rebelcontender

Just built this, 1998 ( I believe) Strada OS ...

Just built this, 1998 ( I believe) Strada OS
Centaur ten speed, red edition. carbon crankset
Vento Wheels
Deda Piega/3t/Thomson finishing kit
Brooks C17

This is the third Merckx I've owned,...
08-17-15, 06:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,211
Posted By rebelcontender

because...

I've owned 3 Merckx, various Pinarello, Colnago and Aussie custom steel frames. Merckx frames to me always seem better quality than their Italian counterparts, particularly in the final finish and...
08-13-15, 03:48 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 22,934
Posted By rebelcontender

Fantastic! if you haven't done so already, be...

Fantastic! if you haven't done so already, be sure to post this final pic in the retro roadies- old frames with STI's thread. :)
08-12-15, 12:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By rebelcontender

Well done, very clean look. I like the paint...

Well done, very clean look. I like the paint colours
06-21-15, 05:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,221
Posted By rebelcontender

Très Bien (http://tres-bien.com/)!

Très Bien (http://tres-bien.com/)!
04-03-15, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By rebelcontender

Stunning bike! be sure to add it to the retro...

Stunning bike! be sure to add it to the retro roadies thread :)

That front brake cable barrel adjuster seems the be adjusted out an awful lot for a new build.
04-30-14, 11:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,488
Posted By rebelcontender

nice

Lovely bike. How was the shifting performance of the 8 speed setup on an 10sp crankset?
01-20-13, 02:30 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,085
Posted By rebelcontender

Some very nice rides in this thread. anyone...

Some very nice rides in this thread. anyone successfully run 8 speed campy with any sort of compact crank. what crank and FD combo's work well?
01-14-13, 03:51 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,085
Posted By rebelcontender

Show your Campagnolo 8 Speed-equipped bike

The more I think About 8 speed Campagnolo, the more these parts seem to embody the spirit of CnV, Parts that are timeless, beautiful and still incredibly functional even in 2013.

I have one steel...
12-02-12, 03:11 AM
Replies: 8,027
Views: 2,557,095
Posted By rebelcontender

Anyone Built a classic frame with 4600 Tiagra? It...

Anyone Built a classic frame with 4600 Tiagra? It looks like nice value, good quality gear and the silver finish is great for the retro roadie look. I picked up a Look kg 223 frame recently and think...
11-18-12, 03:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,703
Posted By rebelcontender

I think the various incarnations of Colnago C40...

I think the various incarnations of Colnago C40 have to be future classics. such an iconic, winning bike. Some unique paint schemes over the years too!
07-27-12, 10:58 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 32,553
Posted By rebelcontender

how about 4-430?

how about 4-430?
06-22-12, 05:38 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 32,553
Posted By rebelcontender

I love the gold Lewellyn. was it built for you?

I love the gold Lewellyn. was it built for you?
06-22-12, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,354
Posted By rebelcontender

I like the wheels too. the 26 x 1 3/8 actually...

I like the wheels too. the 26 x 1 3/8 actually fit like the frame was made for them. I built the rear wheel myself. its not perfect. the spokes ended up a smidge long, but nothing the dremel couldnt...
06-21-12, 05:46 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 32,553
Posted By rebelcontender

[QUOTE=jbchybridrider;14385920]Good onya for...

[QUOTE=jbchybridrider;14385920]Good onya for bringing back this thread, a true rebel you are ;) the post before you is before my time on here and going out on a limb I think some of the best...
06-21-12, 05:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,229
Posted By rebelcontender

http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj319/rebelcont...

http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj319/rebelcontender/20120621_191506.jpg
06-21-12, 04:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,354
Posted By rebelcontender

finished for now. Still on the hunt for a nice...

finished for now. Still on the hunt for a nice chain guard and panniers. Sometime down the track I might look at some better calipers and pads, and maybe some slightly wider tyres like the schwalbe...
06-20-12, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8,027
Views: 2,557,095
Posted By rebelcontender

http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj319/rebelcont...

http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj319/rebelcontender/20120620_180915.jpg

Kenevans: 8 Speed chorus/record. Shamal tubs
06-20-12, 09:06 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 32,553
Posted By rebelcontender

Updated pic of my Ken to revive this thread a...

Updated pic of my Ken to revive this thread a little

http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj319/rebelcontender/20120620_180915.jpg
06-20-12, 03:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By rebelcontender

Thanks all. For interests sake, the complete...

Thanks all. For interests sake, the complete bike:
​http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj319/rebelcontender/20120620_180915.jpg
06-20-12, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By rebelcontender

So what 8 speed campy group do I have?

Hello campyphiles!

Ive owned a Kenevans bike for about 5 years now with an 8 speed campy groupset. Its not marked with any group branding so I understand its older than 1996. what Id really love...
06-15-12, 08:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,354
Posted By rebelcontender

Update: after discovering that the bike had 650b...

Update: after discovering that the bike had 650b rims, and that new tyres and rims in this size were too expensive for my budget, i took a gamble and ordered some 26 x 1 3/8 gear. the new wheels have...
06-13-12, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By rebelcontender

Good idea, I just did some quick measurements...

Good idea, I just did some quick measurements thanks to info from Sheldon Brown and that looks like it will work well. just ordered some rims and tyres in 26 1 3/8

I'll let you all know how it...
06-13-12, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By rebelcontender

converting from 650b to 26"

Hello folks, I need some advice


I recently aquired an Apollo Commuter bike with the intention of putting a nexus IGH hub in it.
It was only once I got the bike home that I discovered it has...
06-12-12, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,354
Posted By rebelcontender

Its actually already got a single ring crank, but...

Its actually already got a single ring crank, but I might swap it out to something lower geared as I live in a very hilly place
06-12-12, 05:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,229
Posted By rebelcontender

Soon to become one with a Nexus 8 speed hub ...

Soon to become one with a Nexus 8 speed hub

http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj319/rebelcontender/apollo.jpg
06-12-12, 04:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,354
Posted By rebelcontender

My neo-retro commuter project. IGH content

For a while now Ive been looking for a nice relaxed bike to build into an IGH commuter using a Nexus 8 I was fortunate enough to score from a wrecked modern bike.
I had a Raleigh Medale in mind but...
05-28-12, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 824
Posted By rebelcontender

Casserolls are great bikes. I have the first...

Casserolls are great bikes. I have the first generation and its by far my most-ridden bike. I would Recommend a Lezyne Super Drive Headlight. It comes in polished silver, looks amazing and pumps out...
04-22-12, 08:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 970
Posted By rebelcontender

UPDATE The frame arrived last week, and i...

UPDATE

The frame arrived last week, and i was pleasantly surprised to find the paint looks better than the ebay listing indicated. isn't that just a pleasant surprise!

I also now have most the...
04-12-12, 04:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,967
Posted By rebelcontender

Great looking bike, I'd suggest getting a longer...

Great looking bike, I'd suggest getting a longer rear axle as there does not appear to be many threads in the nuts.
04-10-12, 02:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 970
Posted By rebelcontender

Parts gathering has begun :) today i tracked...

Parts gathering has begun :)

today i tracked down my spare Rival RD and Force FD, 1070 cassette. black seatpost and selle italia seat from my parts bin
I also ordered a NOS 3ttt Raid stem in...
04-09-12, 01:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 970
Posted By rebelcontender

Good idea. the more I look at the pics, the more...

Good idea. the more I look at the pics, the more I start to like the current paint.
04-08-12, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 970
Posted By rebelcontender

one other upside to option one is that its much...

one other upside to option one is that its much cheaper. looks like i should start the search for a groupset. I'd like to go 7800 as I don't currently have a Shimano bike, and I think 7800 is the...
04-08-12, 07:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 970
Posted By rebelcontender

my new purchase, now what should I do with it (merckx steel content)

So after a few busy late night clicks I now have my second Merckx frame on route to me (first is a team lotto corsa :love: )

Now I have to work out what to do with this frame. I have decided on...
03-07-12, 03:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,229
Posted By rebelcontender

that is one of the nicest looking folders ive...

that is one of the nicest looking folders ive seen yet!
03-07-12, 02:47 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,229
Posted By rebelcontender

This was a cool thread, it would be nice to get...

This was a cool thread, it would be nice to get it some new activity on it :P
12-12-11, 03:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,317
Posted By rebelcontender

In that last pic you can clearly see the fork...

In that last pic you can clearly see the fork crown sports a Klein "K" in each side :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-11, 07:05 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,871
Posted By rebelcontender

Probably because BMC isnt American :lol:

Probably because BMC isnt American :lol:
05-29-11, 04:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 555
Posted By rebelcontender

they are a really nice rack. we sell a lot of...

they are a really nice rack. we sell a lot of them at my work. in my opinion Lezyne also make the best multi-tools and track pumps on the market. all of it is great stuff!
07-18-10, 02:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,455
Posted By rebelcontender

looks a lot like a Mondonico i have. will try to...

looks a lot like a Mondonico i have. will try to get a pic.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-10, 03:00 AM
Replies: 2,079
Views: 484,615
Posted By rebelcontender

just a couple of mine from down under. will post...

just a couple of mine from down under. will post some more as i take the pics.

SALSA CASSEROLL
http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj319/rebelcontender/DSC_0720.jpg

KENVANS
...
Forum: Commuting
06-21-10, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,290
Posted By rebelcontender

My new Casseroll. ...

My new Casseroll.

http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj319/rebelcontender/DSC_0720.jpg


i had been looking for steel frame to build that would replace my Allez sport for a while when a great...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-10, 08:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,264
Posted By rebelcontender

Salsa casseroll. i just built one with...

Salsa casseroll.


i just built one with Rival and Aksiums. nice bike
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