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10-10-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By IAmSam

I didn't see that your crankarms are 170mm long...

I didn't see that your crankarms are 170mm long mentioned(?) til your pics in post 20 - but I very much doubt that 5mm shorter would solve your problem.

You'd be better off keeping that crankset...
10-06-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5,725
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Posted By IAmSam

Sorry for the slow reply :p Cinelli Only:...

Sorry for the slow reply :p

Cinelli Only: Antonio Colombo with Keith Haring Interpreted Laser (http://cinellionly.blogspot.com/2011/01/antonio-colombo-with-keith-haring.html)
10-06-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 52,525
Posted By IAmSam

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10-06-19, 11:57 AM
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Posted By IAmSam

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10-01-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 696
Posted By IAmSam

I've been running a 165mm Record Pista crank for...

I've been running a 165mm Record Pista crank for years - on three different frames ranging from modest, through nice, to finally very nice; and with 4 different bottom brackets including a "matching"...
09-25-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,223
Posted By IAmSam

Considering the dearth, and content, of the posts...

Considering the dearth, and content, of the posts around here lately - I do not mind Zombies in the least ...
09-25-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By IAmSam

https://www.bikeforums.net/fixed-gear-freestyle/

https://www.bikeforums.net/fixed-gear-freestyle/
09-25-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,583
Posted By IAmSam

I hear Leader is back in business - one of those...

I hear Leader is back in business - one of those should be perfect for you :D
09-24-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 701
Posted By IAmSam

Guess we're not in 2006 any more, hmmm? You did...

Guess we're not in 2006 any more, hmmm? You did say you want fixed gear, right? Did all the conversion experts here telling you its impossible without a new wheel or hub forget about the good old...
09-24-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,583
Posted By IAmSam

You misspelled Soma Rush :innocent:

You misspelled Soma Rush :innocent:
09-17-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 52,525
Posted By IAmSam

Nyssss...

Nyssss...
09-11-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,907
Posted By IAmSam

Guess I might as well get in on it this year, too...

Guess I might as well get in on it this year, too :D

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09-11-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,358
Posted By IAmSam

New Zealand? :eek: Yeah, I'd ship it there...

New Zealand? :eek:

Yeah, I'd ship it there if you don't mind paying the freight, and Paypal would be fine. Can you use PM here yet? Get me your mailing address and I'll check into the shipping...
09-06-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,358
Posted By IAmSam

I can't believe nobody's brought out the old...

I can't believe nobody's brought out the old "Soviet bike rides you" trope yet...

I used a clamp-on front brake on my undrilled fork for quite a while before I changed to a different thingy. I...
09-04-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,147
Posted By IAmSam

Hope you won't take this the wrong way - but...

Hope you won't take this the wrong way - but considering that you are running your bike SS with brakes...why in the world would an experienced bicyclist keep those interrupter levers on his handlebar...
09-04-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,139
Posted By IAmSam

I'm not going to dispute Loose Chain's diagnosis...

I'm not going to dispute Loose Chain's diagnosis that your bike may be too big, and am not in the mood to make that conundrum into the discussion here anyway.

But OP - I gotta ask you...how long...
08-30-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,348
Posted By IAmSam

OP, if you went to the page rustystrings61...

OP, if you went to the page rustystrings61 linked, did you happen to look around Velomine and maybe notice that they also have single rear 27" track wheels, including one on the wider CR18 rim? If...
08-15-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,665
Posted By IAmSam

I'm not saying that this is for sure a 'Nelli, or...

I'm not saying that this is for sure a 'Nelli, or not...but I can tell you for a fact that the early Gazettas had a segmented or "lugged" fork.

But WTF OP? For a hundy, if it fits you, how can you...
08-13-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 1,122,238
Posted By IAmSam

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08-08-19, 06:42 AM
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Views: 1,122,238
Posted By IAmSam

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08-08-19, 06:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,495
Posted By IAmSam

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08-02-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,253
Posted By IAmSam

Check out the Paceline for more than just seau...

Check out the Paceline for more than just seau grateau's links - I can't remember which sub-forum/s but I do remember running across more than just two threads about Big Digs there when I got...
08-01-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,802
Posted By IAmSam

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08-01-19, 04:09 PM
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Posted By IAmSam

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07-26-19, 05:04 AM
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Views: 1,122,238
Posted By IAmSam

:innocent: ...

:innocent:

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07-15-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,033
Posted By IAmSam

How quickly we forget :innocent: ...

How quickly we forget :innocent:


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But seriously...if you really want...
07-10-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 52,525
Posted By IAmSam

Thank you - it is fun... Since...

Thank you - it is fun...

Since BoozyMcliverRot already swelled your head all up - I'll just say...your Ribbit is very nice too :innocent:
07-05-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 52,525
Posted By IAmSam

You're Blue? I'm Green :D ...

You're Blue? I'm Green :D

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07-01-19, 02:34 PM
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Views: 52,525
Posted By IAmSam

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07-01-19, 02:30 PM
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Posted By IAmSam

;) ...

;)

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06-24-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,228
Posted By IAmSam

Bianchi seems to accept that they are the same...

Bianchi seems to accept that they are the same frame ;)

https://www.bianchiusa.com/store/gitane-city-link-frameset-single-speed-black.html

and they are like 1/2 the price...


But seriously...
06-24-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 52,525
Posted By IAmSam

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06-24-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,845
Posted By IAmSam

Here - let me help you... ...

Here - let me help you...

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I would very much like to see...
06-19-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,755
Posted By IAmSam

I grew up beating the hell out of...

I grew up beating the hell out of cheap...errr...budget oriented bikes like this and have a soft-spot for these beasts, so while I generally go along with the idea of not wasting much money refurbing...
06-17-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,755
Posted By IAmSam

I apologize but I couldn't resist going smart-ass...

I apologize but I couldn't resist going smart-ass when I saw they closed it out for $25 - I mean how much more can one be willing to spend on a new BB to get a better chainline with a $25 crank?
...
06-17-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,322
Posted By IAmSam

Wabi's lighter wheelset is very good...but the...

Wabi's lighter wheelset is very good...but the rims are narrow

Well, as long as I'm here - I decided to blow off the wheel build I described in post #12 and made an offer on some porky low-budget...
06-16-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,755
Posted By IAmSam

I'm sorry but a lot of this problem does not...

I'm sorry but a lot of this problem does not quite make sense to me so I do look forward to pics...

FWIW unless you don't know a mountain bike from a road bike, if your frame is indeed a roadie...
06-15-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,175
Posted By IAmSam

I'm sorry, but I gotta get in here, please... ...

I'm sorry, but I gotta get in here, please...

I could swear that I recall you posted sometime in the recent past that you had switched to a hooded brake lever and pulled your top lever off. Or...
06-15-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,322
Posted By IAmSam

I apologize for the hijack but since it looks...

I apologize for the hijack but since it looks like this thread may have run its course, perhaps I can glom onto it now with a question that kind of fits in here anyway...

The reason I am...
06-08-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,322
Posted By IAmSam

Well TimothyH, and especially base2 since you...

Well TimothyH, and especially base2 since you mentioned Stan's A340s which is/was my intended rim...

In case anyone cares - Stan's ZTR Alpha 340 rims (which originally were promoted as 340g then...
06-08-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,578
Posted By IAmSam

Are you aware of chain tools/breakers? Or...

Are you aware of chain tools/breakers? Or half-links?

If not, learn about them...

You are welcome
06-07-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,322
Posted By IAmSam

Actually, I'd say that any serious rider who...

Actually, I'd say that any serious rider who can't feel it is either oblivious or numb :innocent:

Because reasons I have been rotating 2 wheelsets that are about 300g difference between a couple...
06-02-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,103
Posted By IAmSam

I'm pretty close to being convinced to give this...

I'm pretty close to being convinced to give this a try...
06-02-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 150
Posted By IAmSam

Cinelli BB Q...

...Yes, my daily rider is steel, and from what I was told when I bought the frame - it is from around the time I'd consider the vintage boundary. My baby is a track(tarck?) bike that I ride on the...
06-02-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,954
Posted By IAmSam

This bike is long gone, and is...errr...an homage...

This bike is long gone, and is...errr...an homage to C & V - but it is the right color, I always liked it, and I haven't gotten to post any pics in this sub-forum for a while :innocent:

...
05-29-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,316
Posted By IAmSam

:innocent: ...

:innocent:

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05-29-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,103
Posted By IAmSam

I have a question along these same lines so might...

I have a question along these same lines so might as well just revive this thread and ask here...

What does the group think about using these methods on Rims?

TIA...
05-27-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 17,032
Posted By IAmSam

Its so dull and boring around here nowadays that...

Its so dull and boring around here nowadays that I welcome zombies...

I was an avid tennis player for a good part of my life so can echo old (and older) posts that racquet grip tape is not a good...
05-17-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,214
Posted By IAmSam

Uhhhh...520 is 4130 - just Reynolds' proprietary...

Uhhhh...520 is 4130 - just Reynolds' proprietary name for theirs

And - look around OP, there are plenty of quite nice sw8 phiksies out there in your budget. Apparently we are close but not quite...
05-14-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 1,122,238
Posted By IAmSam

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