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03-21-10, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By Exit.

Yep, and 135BCD chainring will work. Just make...

Yep, and 135BCD chainring will work. Just make sure it's not a pista ring, because those are 1/8" thick, which won't work with your 3/32" chain.
03-21-10, 02:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,933
Posted By Exit.

I'm stoked to see this Zap groupset. I've never...

I'm stoked to see this Zap groupset. I've never seen/heard of it before, and it sounds awesome.
03-20-10, 11:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 585
Posted By Exit.

Chainline imo.

Chainline imo.
03-20-10, 10:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 24,173
Posted By Exit.

Hollow BB spindle=mucho weight savings for roadie...

Hollow BB spindle=mucho weight savings for roadie weight weenies.
03-20-10, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By Exit.

Painting machined sidewalls?

I have an older Hed carbon tubular, from when they still had aluminum rims and a carbon fairing. I'm using it for a track bike, so I'd like to paint the machined sidewalls black. Has anyone done this...
03-20-10, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By Exit.

What's this frame made of? It's obviously glued,...

What's this frame made of? It's obviously glued, and the lugs are aluminum, but what's the tubing? Aluminum? Carbon?
03-10-10, 01:12 AM
Replies: 2,648
Views: 590,104
Posted By Exit.

The wheels on that Ciocc are begging for decal...

The wheels on that Ciocc are begging for decal removal.
03-09-10, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,482
Posted By Exit.

I've never actually seen them in new condition....

I've never actually seen them in new condition. Do the have MSWs?
03-09-10, 10:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,630
Posted By Exit.

wtf? where are the pictures?

wtf? where are the pictures?
03-09-10, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,482
Posted By Exit.

I have one kicking around right now. From what I...

I have one kicking around right now. From what I can tell, they're the predecessor to the current-model CXP 33, which are decent-but-not-amazing aero rims. They're pretty popular amongst fixed gear...
03-09-10, 02:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Exit.

110mm spacing is NJS spacing, and NJS doesn't...

110mm spacing is NJS spacing, and NJS doesn't allow disc wheels. ergo, it's unlikely anyone has ever bothered making a 110mm disc wheel.
03-08-10, 03:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,108
Posted By Exit.

Uhhh...get better pedaling form?

Uhhh...get better pedaling form?
03-08-10, 03:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,469
Posted By Exit.

Threadless headsets were invented before 1-1/8"...

Threadless headsets were invented before 1-1/8" steer tube diameters became industry standard.
03-07-10, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 712
Posted By Exit.

Those Dolan frames are nice if you can find one...

Those Dolan frames are nice if you can find one in north america. Navigator wheels are the same generic 30mm rims as the Vueltas, IRDs, etc.
03-07-10, 03:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,144
Posted By Exit.

+1 on leaving your gearing low for a while. It...

+1 on leaving your gearing low for a while. It will help improve your cadence, and then when you do eventually gear up, that increased cadence will increase your top speed.
03-04-10, 07:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,873
Posted By Exit.

Continuing the long-standing tradition of conning...

Continuing the long-standing tradition of conning people out of their belongings in the name of the Church. Good on him.
03-02-10, 03:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,584
Posted By Exit.

When radially laced, the flanges tend to break.

When radially laced, the flanges tend to break.
03-01-10, 02:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By Exit.

french threaded bolts?

I got some new shifters for the Cilo I'm working on, but I'm having trouble installing them. None of the (presumably Metric) bolts I have thread into the shifter bosses properly. I remember hearing a...
02-24-10, 02:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,227
Posted By Exit.

Hahaha. Some things never change. I still do that...

Hahaha. Some things never change. I still do that on my track bike all the time.
02-24-10, 01:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 816
Posted By Exit.

Yeah, I'm totally alright, thanks for asking...

Yeah, I'm totally alright, thanks for asking folks.

Robbie: I don't know why they bothered playing Brodeur for those two games after Luongo got a shutout the first game. Coach is saying that Lu is...
02-22-10, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 816
Posted By Exit.

RIP Centurion (don't read this thread, Robbie)

The 1986 Centurion LeMans I've put about 5000km on over the last few months kicked the bucket last week. A taxi driver decided he really needed to merge without looking, and subsequently got t-boned...
Forum: BMX
02-22-10, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By Exit.

That park looks bananas. Where is it?

That park looks bananas. Where is it?
02-21-10, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 633
Posted By Exit.

If you're talking about on a MTB, usually people...

If you're talking about on a MTB, usually people do the opposite. Big front wheel for rolling over things, small back wheel for more torque and stiffness.

If you're talking about track/street...
02-21-10, 02:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,259
Posted By Exit.

Open Pros. /thread

Open Pros.

/thread
02-21-10, 03:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,666
Posted By Exit.

+1, I've had to do this. Chainring is definitely...

+1, I've had to do this. Chainring is definitely easier to remove than chain.

Also, lol @ OP.
02-21-10, 03:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By Exit.

White spokes weigh a ****ing ton, FYI.

White spokes weigh a ****ing ton, FYI.
02-21-10, 03:14 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,956
Posted By Exit.

That seat-tube angle is B-A-N-A-N-A-S.

That seat-tube angle is B-A-N-A-N-A-S.
02-19-10, 02:33 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,956
Posted By Exit.

Anything lugged is less resistant to impact than...

Anything lugged is less resistant to impact than the same material TIG'd. This is not debatable. The point of a lug focuses all the stress of an impact into the tubing at the tip of that point.
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02-19-10, 02:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,802
Posted By Exit.

If you actually intend to go fast, and don't run...

If you actually intend to go fast, and don't run brake levers, bullhorns are the only bar you will ever need. If you run brake levers, road drops are nice because they give you a bunch of positions.
02-19-10, 02:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,914
Posted By Exit.

$425 for a powdercoated, TIG'd, made-in-taiwan,...

$425 for a powdercoated, TIG'd, made-in-taiwan, 4130 frame?

Pass.
02-14-10, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By Exit.

Nissan has always been called Nissan in Japan....

Nissan has always been called Nissan in Japan. Datsun was just a marketing name for their stateside automobiles.
02-12-10, 10:13 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 15,800
Posted By Exit.

I wasn't implying that you were a trust-fund...

I wasn't implying that you were a trust-fund kiddie or anything. I'm just sayin' that you're keepin' it claaaaassy.

Speaking of Cinellis, have you seen the new Gazzetta?
02-12-10, 10:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,906
Posted By Exit.

He's saying he doesn't have to abide by the UCI...

He's saying he doesn't have to abide by the UCI minimum weight regulations, because they never weigh bikes at Cat 3 races.
02-11-10, 11:26 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 15,800
Posted By Exit.

Ah, I suppose I should post a picture, too. This...

Ah, I suppose I should post a picture, too. This is my extremely-non-C&V track bike.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/Kiroshi/vitali1.jpg...
02-11-10, 11:24 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 15,800
Posted By Exit.

This is an awesome thread. It's neat seeing what...

This is an awesome thread. It's neat seeing what y'all do when you're not doing bike stuff. Seems like lots of motorcycle people, which makes sense.

bigbossman is livin' the f*ckin' dream,...
02-10-10, 01:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,127
Posted By Exit.

+1, just buy a Regal.

+1, just buy a Regal.
02-10-10, 01:36 AM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,530,770
Posted By Exit.

Finally got some decent pictures of the bike I...

Finally got some decent pictures of the bike I built up a couple weekends ago. Frame was an impulse craigslist buy, most of the components are stuff I had already. Turned out pretty well, imo.
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02-08-10, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By Exit.

I see this ship has sailed. I was planning on...

I see this ship has sailed. I was planning on making this post myself before I opened the thread.
02-06-10, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By Exit.

Project Ghettoblizzard: Looking for advice

So, I've got this MTB project in the works right now. The problem with this scenario is that I am a track bike person through and through, and no approximately nothing about MTBs. Thus I've come here...
02-06-10, 05:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,580
Posted By Exit.

Why don't you just find a suntour cassette and...

Why don't you just find a suntour cassette and have proper indexed shifting?
02-05-10, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By Exit.

Hmmm...so general consensus from the thread...

Hmmm...so general consensus from the thread linked above is that they're middle-of-the-road Italian components. In that case...into the trade pile it goes!
02-05-10, 12:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By Exit.

What do you guys make of this front derailleur?

This came off a parts bike I bought; the frame was written-off in a front-end collision, so I got the whole thing for super cheap. The componentry is a real mish-mash, but most of it's high-end. The...
02-05-10, 12:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By Exit.

I'm sure I don't know, but that dude has a bloody...

I'm sure I don't know, but that dude has a bloody enormous sharpie.
02-03-10, 07:17 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 17,719
Posted By Exit.

What is this?

What is this?
02-03-10, 07:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,856
Posted By Exit.

Holy hell. This is the third or fourth Somec I've...

Holy hell. This is the third or fourth Somec I've seen with an absolutely crazy paint scheme. The only brand I know that beats them at that game is Zunow.
02-03-10, 07:05 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,747
Posted By Exit.

A Miyata Pista would be awesome, and one of those...

A Miyata Pista would be awesome, and one of those early 90s Cannondale Track frames would be swell too.
02-02-10, 01:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,342
Posted By Exit.

I like your style, Sixty Fiver. You still...

I like your style, Sixty Fiver.

You still need to get out here to vancouver for some C&V riding, track-bike style. ;)
02-02-10, 01:06 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,136,979
Posted By Exit.

Oh, also, my quest for an irritatingly specific...

Oh, also, my quest for an irritatingly specific part to finish my Cilo off is dragging into months now. All I need is the damn shift levers!

ISO: Shimano 600EX downtube shifters. Here's the tricky...
02-02-10, 12:45 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,136,979
Posted By Exit.

I totally have a Shimano 600 right brifter. Let...

I totally have a Shimano 600 right brifter. Let me go dig around in the parts box for a second. I know I have two pairs of them, so I'll see which one is in better shape. You can take the pair if you...
02-02-10, 12:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By Exit.

The fact that you have bikes that haven't moved...

The fact that you have bikes that haven't moved in 35 years may be an indication that you have more bikes than you need.
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