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11-22-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 63,556
Posted By Senrab62

Sorry for the delay. Been sick for about a week,...

Sorry for the delay. Been sick for about a week, haven't had the mental faculties to post much (don't even have the mental faculties when I'm healthy).

I picked these up for about $12 on Amazon....
11-22-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 829
Posted By Senrab62

Milwaukee bicycle co hubs

Ben's cycles in Milwaukee has the "good ol days" wheelset. Weighs in an honest 1850ish with track nuts. Excellent hubs (very, very nice), hand built and tensioned wheelset for $200 shipped. No tax,...
11-05-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4,898
Views: 655,885
Posted By Senrab62

Ugh, literacy is not my strength, apparently. I...

Ugh, literacy is not my strength, apparently. I do have panaracer tubs, but not in this model. I find their tubulars run true to size and are of excellent quality. Beautiful part of tubulars is, as...
11-04-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 4,898
Views: 655,885
Posted By Senrab62

I have these, in slick, in 26mm. They run...

I have these, in slick, in 26mm. They run slightly narrow (closer to 25 in my experience), but are a fantastic value. Good puncture resistance and road feel for the money. Much better than paselas in...
10-25-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 942
Posted By Senrab62

Get an Ultegra or dura ace front caliper. I'm a...

Get an Ultegra or dura ace front caliper. I'm a big dood, and have had no issues with tektro personally. Uneven pad wear could be pads, or installation error.
10-18-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 63,556
Posted By Senrab62

British gentleman

Trying to get some miles in before weather turns. Love this bike. Need a period correct-ish water bottle cage, and maybe a saddle bag or handlebar bag? Period correct wheelset should be done...
10-16-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 586
Posted By Senrab62

You are correct sir. I believe it to be 21.1 stem...

You are correct sir. I believe it to be 21.1 stem diameter.
10-16-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By Senrab62

Beautiful bike! If this was a 23-24, I'd be all...

Beautiful bike! If this was a 23-24, I'd be all over it. GLWS!
10-14-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,081
Posted By Senrab62

Funny you mentioned the suntour. Last winter was...

Funny you mentioned the suntour. Last winter was primarily split between suntour cyclone bike with knobby 27" and igh in a fixed variety. Both managed salt, ice, snow, grit very well. Suntour, when...
10-08-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 456
Posted By Senrab62

Mods, this can be closed and/or deleted if need...

Mods, this can be closed and/or deleted if need be. Thanks again everyone
10-08-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 63,556
Posted By Senrab62

Prepping this bike for sale, took it for a quick,...

Prepping this bike for sale, took it for a quick, goodbye spin. Great bike, just no practical use. Skidding makes me nervous, and not smart on tubulars LOL. Practice in scrubbing speed before...
10-05-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 456
Posted By Senrab62

LOL, I am not sure what the correct term for them...

LOL, I am not sure what the correct term for them is. I usually refer to them as nutted, and the more modern being recessed nut. I am barely able to do basic maintenance on bikes, so I am by no...
10-05-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 456
Posted By Senrab62

Yes, I considered the bolts. And the front on...

Yes, I considered the bolts. And the front on back, and change bolt option as well. Not a lot of vintage black short reach nutted that I am able to find. I have seen some dia compe G/N500 that I...
10-05-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 456
Posted By Senrab62

Am I missing something? These appear to all be...

Am I missing something? These appear to all be recessed nut. I am looking for older/vintage hex nut or nutted brakes. Thanks for the assist though.
10-05-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 456
Posted By Senrab62

I have found the Tektro R325 seem to be made for...

I have found the Tektro R325 seem to be made for short reach and with hex nut option. This might be the route I end up going.
...
10-04-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 456
Posted By Senrab62

Tektro has long reach, I'm looking for shorter...

Tektro has long reach, I'm looking for shorter reach. 40-43mm being ideal

They make a short reach, but they appear to be for the European market.
10-04-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 456
Posted By Senrab62

WTB black nutted/hex nut calipers!

EDIT: ended up buying nutted dual pivot calipers. Thanks everyone for the wisdom, kindness, and help with the search.

Japanese preferred, but not a requirement. Does not have to be show quality,...
09-30-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4,898
Views: 655,885
Posted By Senrab62

How do you like the Corsa Evo 25s? I have some...

How do you like the Corsa Evo 25s? I have some and was considering buying a pair of 28s instead for the plusher ride. Have they been flat prone on your experience?
09-29-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 858
Posted By Senrab62

Definitely a fixed gear bike. 3 speeds. Sturmey...

Definitely a fixed gear bike. 3 speeds. Sturmey archer S3X hub. Not the first of it's kind either, SA made somenother multiple speed fixed gear hubs in the 40s and 50s. If engaged, can pedal...
09-29-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 65,179
Views: 10,209,939
Posted By Senrab62

I know the seller on this, but am not affiliated...

I know the seller on this, but am not affiliated with sale at all. Older gentleman, who is moving out of state. He would like this bike to go to a collector who would appreciate it. I would say...
09-26-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 858
Posted By Senrab62

Generally, I am faster on a multiple geared bike....

Generally, I am faster on a multiple geared bike. Even my 3 speed fixed, although by far heaviest bike I own, I am faster than with one speed. Not always, but most of the time. Certain sectors, I...
09-19-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 65,179
Views: 10,209,939
Posted By Senrab62

Former member, unfortunately, and good guy. He...

Former member, unfortunately, and good guy. He has some beauties listed, and all reasonably priced. If my size, I would have snagged one or more.
09-17-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 63,556
Posted By Senrab62

Love this!! Where did you snag it? I've been...

Love this!! Where did you snag it? I've been eyeing these for awhile. Looks like they are a good package. Did you build it, or buy it complete?

Looks awesome 😎
09-15-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By Senrab62

in line please if something falls through,...

in line please if something falls through, defintely interested - ugh, i always miss the goodies!
09-10-21, 12:37 AM
Replies: 65,179
Views: 10,209,939
Posted By Senrab62

Can anyone local facilitate this for me by...

Can anyone local facilitate this for me by chance? Could throw a couple bucks your way for your time!
09-05-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 379
Posted By Senrab62

Ugh, very tempting. GLWS

Ugh, very tempting.

GLWS
09-02-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,978
Posted By Senrab62

I give Zach a pass. He's young. He is...

I give Zach a pass. He's young. He is passionate about fixed gears, even if I rarely agree with his takes/opinions. He is transparent about his struggles with mental health. He is pretty...
09-02-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 656
Posted By Senrab62

I am a super fan of the mid to late 80s Trek's...

I am a super fan of the mid to late 80s Trek's with true temper, but this is super high. My 89 660 was this price as a complete bike and in very solid cosmetic condition.

Be patient, and...
08-30-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By Senrab62

2343g likely = frame only (no fork) but possibly...

2343g likely = frame only (no fork) but possibly not a full 531 frame. I have 2 full 531 frames, both 59CM C-T and one weighs 2130 and the other 2030. 200+/- grams is not a lot, so it could be full...
08-27-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,699
Posted By Senrab62

I considered the Wabi sub15s but the inner width...

I considered the Wabi sub15s but the inner width is pretty narrow. Are the lightweights any wider?
08-21-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,846
Posted By Senrab62

That classic is tempting, but I'm fat and that...

That classic is tempting, but I'm fat and that dent scares me with the thinner tubing.
Forum: For Sale
08-16-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,283
Posted By Senrab62

Steal. Beautiful frame, very well done. Fortunate...

Steal. Beautiful frame, very well done. Fortunate (for my wallet and living space) that this is too small for me.
08-15-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,582
Posted By Senrab62

Inseam, or standover is not most important in my...

Inseam, or standover is not most important in my opinion. TT length is most important, in my experience for best fit.

I'd measure CTC TT of a bike that feels comfortable, and use that as a...
08-15-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,582
Posted By Senrab62

Nah, I'd have like a foot of seatpost length....

Nah, I'd have like a foot of seatpost length. Based on my current bikes and their TT length, I'd squarely be on a 58. I even have a couple 63cm bikes, because the TT works better. On a 55, I'd need...
08-15-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,582
Posted By Senrab62

I'm a little over 6' and that frame would be a...

I'm a little over 6' and that frame would be a full size or two, too small. Aren't you 5'9"? That's typically 54-56 range, depending on TT length.
08-15-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 63,556
Posted By Senrab62

Quick ride this morning. Weather is beautiful in...

Quick ride this morning. Weather is beautiful in Chicago area. Trying to soak it all in while I'm able. Shoulder injury has limited my mileage lately.

Changed to drop bars and dropped bar level a...
08-15-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,582
Posted By Senrab62

If my size, I'd probably consider. Might get...

If my size, I'd probably consider. Might get lucky on price with the auction format.
08-14-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1,446
Views: 205,619
Posted By Senrab62

I don't know if BD has them in stock, but isn't...

I don't know if BD has them in stock, but isn't that the going price of a new tt?
08-13-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1,446
Views: 205,619
Posted By Senrab62

I don't even have facebook, so I don't even know...

I don't even have facebook, so I don't even know how I would message him!! LOL

I hope someone here, who is tall, gets this if they want it. Did he say what size it is? Might even be too tall for...
08-12-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 1,446
Views: 205,619
Posted By Senrab62

Steal

Someone buy this, unless they can facilitate for me, then I'll buy it! Found this in C&V similar thread.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/192657756130113/
...
08-12-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,446
Views: 205,619
Posted By Senrab62

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Felt-Tk3-58cm-Track-Bike-...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Felt-Tk3-58cm-Track-Bike-Fixie-/265259651970?mkcid=16&mkevt=1&_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49286&mkrid=711-127632-2357-0
Felt TK3 complete bike. Maybe make an offer? Posting to...
08-12-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,775
Posted By Senrab62

Depends on what I am doing. The stand I use is...

Depends on what I am doing. The stand I use is from Aldi (yes, Aldi) that I got many moons ago. Makes my life easier.
08-08-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By Senrab62

Noodle

In on noodles if transaction falls through!
08-06-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,731
Posted By Senrab62

No idea for sf. I know Milwaukee and Chicago and...

No idea for sf. I know Milwaukee and Chicago and NY still have them. Also seems like a slight increase in group rides, but nothing like a decade or so ago.
08-05-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,446
Views: 205,619
Posted By Senrab62

Love this thread is bumped. C&V forum has one...

Love this thread is bumped. C&V forum has one that gets multiple posts per day. I am always looking, maybe I'll start sharing what I find while looking. Anyone know why this is not more active,...
08-05-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 65,179
Views: 10,209,939
Posted By Senrab62

This is not mine, but I do know the seller. He...

This is not mine, but I do know the seller. He is a nice, older gentleman. I believe he is flexible on price. I have no skin in on this deal at all.
...
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By Senrab62

That's the beauty and awesomeness about vintage...

That's the beauty and awesomeness about vintage and custom frame builders. I have 2 customs myself, one built for me and one for someone else around the year of my birth and neither has a SN but...
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By Senrab62

Yes. The SN is actually referenced on the work...

Yes. The SN is actually referenced on the work order that OP graciously shared with us. There are multiple examples of Tierra/Chris Pauley frames which have SN #. Typically on BB and/or fork tube....
08-02-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 63,556
Posted By Senrab62

Beautiful build! Love it. Thanks for sharing! ...

Beautiful build! Love it. Thanks for sharing!

What tires are those?
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By Senrab62

Hate to be that guy, but could I trouble you for...

Hate to be that guy, but could I trouble you for a picture of the serial number please?

Beautiful bike! Will be watching this one closely.
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