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12-31-15, 11:04 AM
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Posted By vqstaphbeard

Lovely Ebisu and wonderful photos!

Lovely Ebisu and wonderful photos!
12-31-15, 11:03 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 61,508
Posted By vqstaphbeard

I love that Pitard!

I love that Pitard!
12-31-15, 11:02 AM
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Posted By vqstaphbeard

It turned out great. If you decide to go French...

It turned out great. If you decide to go French I'm sure it will only get better!
11-30-15, 01:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,073
Posted By vqstaphbeard

I believe that was his attempt at humor as a jab...

I believe that was his attempt at humor as a jab at the 'slam that stem' folks.

Also, I remember when he got it it had a full SunTour XC group on it (which is what that stem is) so he assumed it...
11-30-15, 10:18 AM
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Views: 10,073
Posted By vqstaphbeard

I have a friend that had one set up as a grocery...

I have a friend that had one set up as a grocery getter at one point: Raleigh Crested Butte *SOLD on velospace, the place for bikes (http://velospace.org/node/47284)
...
11-19-15, 07:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,581
Posted By vqstaphbeard

^ I agree. The first thing I noticed was how high...

^ I agree. The first thing I noticed was how high the front rack was above the fender.
11-18-15, 01:38 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 9,241
Posted By vqstaphbeard

Heck yeah! I didn't know there were fellow Linux...

Heck yeah! I didn't know there were fellow Linux Gurus here.
11-16-15, 07:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,499
Posted By vqstaphbeard

Way ahead of you. I've been following for a while...

Way ahead of you. I've been following for a while and wasted too much time looking through.
That's how I knew it clamped at the seat tube ;)
11-13-15, 07:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,499
Posted By vqstaphbeard

The rack clamps at the seat tube.

The rack clamps at the seat tube.
11-12-15, 10:39 AM
Replies: 86
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Posted By vqstaphbeard

Unfortunately for you, the offerings I have/had...

Unfortunately for you, the offerings I have/had are 700c.
11-12-15, 10:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,499
Posted By vqstaphbeard

They're for a rear rack. I'm assuming that's a...

They're for a rear rack. I'm assuming that's a Gilles Berthoud frame?

Can be seen here:
http://www.adrenalinebikes.com/Images/Detail/Gilles%20Berthound%20Bike.jpg
...
09-17-15, 01:24 PM
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Posted By vqstaphbeard

Love the seat stay caps and attachment John!

Love the seat stay caps and attachment John!
09-17-15, 08:00 AM
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Posted By vqstaphbeard

Goodwill score: ...

Goodwill score:

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5583/14964374849_548d3a8bbe_b.jpg
09-17-15, 06:30 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 20,165
Posted By vqstaphbeard

Thanks The Golden Boy! Here's my most...

Thanks The Golden Boy!

Here's my most recent bag:

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5599/15529037611_3d29aa18c9_b.jpg

In progress: ...
09-01-15, 12:14 PM
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Views: 129,822
Posted By vqstaphbeard

Sorry for the late reply, I hadn't seen yours. ...

Sorry for the late reply, I hadn't seen yours.

The chainrings are 48/28 with a Dura-Ace 7401 FD. The shifting never gave me any problems as long as I didn't shift under force or cross chain due...
08-28-15, 07:56 AM
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Posted By vqstaphbeard

The wheels are round, the chainrings are round...

The wheels are round, the chainrings are round...
08-28-15, 07:47 AM
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Posted By vqstaphbeard

calamarichris Nice Peloton if yours! I had an '86...

calamarichris Nice Peloton if yours! I had an '86 myself.
08-24-15, 10:28 AM
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Views: 157,174
Posted By vqstaphbeard

Tis a factory track, '93 model. They are now,...

Tis a factory track, '93 model. They are now, unfortunately, quite sought after in the "fixie" community. They made them from '92 to '95ish I believe. The wheelset is stock: SunTour Superbe hubs...
08-24-15, 10:17 AM
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Posted By vqstaphbeard

Why thank you! And unfortunately not taking...

Why thank you! And unfortunately not taking orders yet. I have been putting off making myself front low riders for months now; i can't seem to find the time.

The frame has since been sold. Here is...
08-24-15, 06:41 AM
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Views: 157,174
Posted By vqstaphbeard

My 'dale fleet: ...

My 'dale fleet:

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3690/10962665863_8fa1f214a1_b.jpg

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5595/14208015592_c271e4548f_b.jpg

Couldn't find a better photo of this one,...
08-24-15, 06:20 AM
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Posted By vqstaphbeard

Quick release is tripped on your right brifter ;)

Quick release is tripped on your right brifter ;)
05-15-15, 08:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,582
Posted By vqstaphbeard

I had the same initial thoughts. Do they still...

I had the same initial thoughts. Do they still carry them? During my small amount of searching I was unable to track them down.
05-14-15, 07:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,582
Posted By vqstaphbeard

Love it! The hubs are cool; I was unaware Electra...

Love it! The hubs are cool; I was unaware Electra made a C-Record esque hub.
05-13-15, 02:47 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 11,258
Posted By vqstaphbeard

Too many to list, but my most recent was cutting...

Too many to list, but my most recent was cutting down the threaded steerer of my custom. Had a pesky sliver of thread about 3/4" long remaining after the cut. Grabbed it to wiggle it free and sliced...
05-13-15, 07:23 AM
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Views: 2,396
Posted By vqstaphbeard

Looks great on-bike!

Looks great on-bike!
05-12-15, 08:15 AM
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Views: 3,958
Posted By vqstaphbeard

There were two sets left for a few weeks, but...

There were two sets left for a few weeks, but they're gone now.



Will do, I was on fence as I don't really need them. If I have a change of heart I'll hit you up.
05-12-15, 06:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,958
Posted By vqstaphbeard

So you bought those!? I had those in my watchlist...

So you bought those!? I had those in my watchlist for a while. Noticed they had finally been bought.
05-12-15, 05:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,396
Posted By vqstaphbeard

That's pretty slick. Any on-bike shots?

That's pretty slick. Any on-bike shots?
05-07-15, 09:58 AM
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Posted By vqstaphbeard

The ole...

The ole anti-straddle-cable-front-wheel-lock-up-mechanism.
05-06-15, 08:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,637
Posted By vqstaphbeard

Just for clarification, Sheldon Brown has a page...

Just for clarification, Sheldon Brown has a page on the "string" alignment method if you go the DIY route.

Alignment aside, I love the build!
05-06-15, 07:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,323
Posted By vqstaphbeard

Webcams mirror shots. May have take the ole...

Webcams mirror shots. May have take the ole laptop shot.

I'd hang onto that; a derailleur hanger on the left dropout must be rare ;)
05-05-15, 02:41 PM
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Posted By vqstaphbeard

Love your 620; that's my kind of commuter.

Love your 620; that's my kind of commuter.
04-29-15, 11:17 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,691
Posted By vqstaphbeard

The good ones do, that's for sure. The Beatles...

The good ones do, that's for sure. The Beatles albums definitely hold their value.
04-29-15, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 157,076
Posted By vqstaphbeard

I was tempted to finish it myself. Not sure why...

I was tempted to finish it myself. Not sure why someone left it half done. I had had it a while and never stumbled upon a mate so it was time to let 'er go.
04-29-15, 11:08 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,691
Posted By vqstaphbeard

Cool! I had it in my watchlist for a while, but...

Cool! I had it in my watchlist for a while, but it was too small. I've bought a few things from the seller also. Bang up guy. I actually bought the champagne ladies frame/fenders/chain...
04-29-15, 11:03 AM
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Views: 157,076
Posted By vqstaphbeard

I'm with ya. It was like that when I obtained it.

I'm with ya. It was like that when I obtained it.
04-29-15, 10:46 AM
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Views: 157,076
Posted By vqstaphbeard

That caliper didn't make it far ;)

That caliper didn't make it far ;)
04-28-15, 09:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,870
Posted By vqstaphbeard

Couldn't agree more. Same goes for the marketing...

Couldn't agree more. Same goes for the marketing idiot that coined 27.5 when 650b and 26 x 1-1/2" already existed.

I feel all of the obscure sizing is ridiculous. Especially when one gets into...
04-27-15, 02:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,691
Posted By vqstaphbeard

You wouldn't happen to be the one that bought the...

You wouldn't happen to be the one that bought the frameset off ebay a few weeks ago? It was yellow and blue with a cool chain guard and Rochet stamped hubs.
04-27-15, 02:25 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,691
Posted By vqstaphbeard

Make that 3 for a pipe collection. Probably use...

Make that 3 for a pipe collection. Probably use them a couple of times a month. Other than that, records (not really a collection, just ones I like), growlers (inadvertent as I often forget to bring...
04-27-15, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 157,076
Posted By vqstaphbeard

Forgot to mention, but the box shipped out Friday...

Forgot to mention, but the box shipped out Friday and should arrive today.
04-24-15, 05:57 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 157,076
Posted By vqstaphbeard

The box is a lot more sound than it appears in...

The box is a lot more sound than it appears in the photos. Past recipients have taken the time to encompass the entire box with tape. I'll feel 'er out.
04-23-15, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 157,076
Posted By vqstaphbeard

Box has touched down! ...

Box has touched down!

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-i4uNoLaB-Ak/VTmpL32X6lI/AAAAAAAABR4/mp-ayB9DmFM/w958-h539-no/IMG_20150423_183331.jpg
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04-23-15, 09:29 AM
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Views: 157,076
Posted By vqstaphbeard

Wow, looks brand new.

Wow, looks brand new.
04-22-15, 11:27 AM
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Views: 878
Posted By vqstaphbeard

Very intriguing as I had thought TIG frames meant...

Very intriguing as I had thought TIG frames meant no Campagnolo dropouts. I would say not a Bianchi but the stamped BB shell leaves me wondering. Just an FYI, the cranks are road not pista.
04-22-15, 10:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,801
Posted By vqstaphbeard

Nice find and appears to be well made. I think...

Nice find and appears to be well made. I think it'd make an awesome townie as is providing it's structurally sound. Steel is pretty forgiving and not as susceptible to catastrophic failures as other...
04-22-15, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,168
Posted By vqstaphbeard

Haha I didn't hate it too much because I still...

Haha I didn't hate it too much because I still posted, but enjoying it may be pushing it a tad ;)

I'll look nice with black seatpost. Any plans on blackening the exposed steerer?
04-21-15, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,168
Posted By vqstaphbeard

Looks great! I almost hate to bring it up after...

Looks great! I almost hate to bring it up after the barrel adjuster dilemma, but tsk tsk on the cross chain.
04-21-15, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 637,440
Posted By vqstaphbeard

I agree, wonderful photo!

I agree, wonderful photo!
04-15-15, 02:53 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 16,830
Posted By vqstaphbeard

southpawboston I assumed so on the non-hardened....

southpawboston I assumed so on the non-hardened. I would've been mighty impressed with your tap if so ;)
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