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12-02-09, 09:01 AM
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Posted By MIN

there was no other way to mount to my french...

there was no other way to mount to my french early 70's frame with no brazeons or cable guides.
12-02-09, 08:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,281
Posted By MIN

if you search or bikelist.org and sheldon's site,...

if you search or bikelist.org and sheldon's site, you'll see lots of folks chime in with their experiences as to why sturmey archer hubs shouldn't be used in sporting situations. there are a couple...
12-01-09, 10:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,495
Posted By MIN

you should run white industries DOS ENO freewheel...

you should run white industries DOS ENO freewheel and call it a day.
12-01-09, 09:54 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 159,880
Posted By MIN

big shout out to sandi metz for creating bike...

big shout out to sandi metz for creating bike calc!

check it out and geek out to optimal gear ratio calculations.

http://www.bikecalc.com (http://www.bikecalc.com/)
12-01-09, 09:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,782
Posted By MIN

An investment should offer returns on investment...

An investment should offer returns on investment - that generally doesn't happen unless you are hoarding pristine lugged steel italian race bikes with the intent to flip for profit. every bike i've...
12-01-09, 09:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,281
Posted By MIN

I broke my s3x hub on my third ride. I was out...

I broke my s3x hub on my third ride. I was out on a hilly ride and stood up to climb on a 15% grade. the gear slipped and i was lucky to not damage the family jewels on the top tube. it was...
11-25-09, 08:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,713
Posted By MIN

English Cycles employs a similar concept. To...

English Cycles employs a similar concept. To hell with frame rigidity!

http://www.englishcycles.com/bikepics/rob/mtb2.jpg

http://www.englishcycles.com/bikepics/rob/mtb6.jpg
11-25-09, 07:57 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,109
Posted By MIN

The internal ratio of the SX3 is .625, .75 and...

The internal ratio of the SX3 is .625, .75 and 1.0 (Direct).

This is different than the freewheeling 3-sp AW hub which is .66, 1.0 (Direct) and 1.33.
11-23-09, 02:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,109
Posted By MIN

I'm going to look for a 36-hole NOS Mavic rim to...

I'm going to look for a 36-hole NOS Mavic rim to match the stock rims on my 72 Lejeune which this will be going on. DT-Rev spokes... basic stuff for this commuter. If I can't find any NOS rims,...
11-23-09, 11:07 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,109
Posted By MIN

I got my SX3 hub in. (Not from bikesdirect.) It...

I got my SX3 hub in. (Not from bikesdirect.) It came with a 17T cog and spacers for chainline adjustment. The lockring uses a Shimano external BB tool, which is convenient. Seems to be of good...
11-11-09, 10:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,429
Posted By MIN

The irony coming out of NJ is overwhelming....

The irony coming out of NJ is overwhelming. :love::gulp:
11-11-09, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,322
Posted By MIN

I bought the NOS Mafac hoods from a LBS...

I bought the NOS Mafac hoods from a LBS specializing in vintage bikes for $25. Ouch.
11-08-09, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,479,962
Posted By MIN

1972 lejeune. sturmey archer 3-sp fixed hub...

1972 lejeune. sturmey archer 3-sp fixed hub pending.

http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e211/gbae007/IMG_5200-1.jpg?t=1257733932
10-26-09, 12:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,722
Posted By MIN

go to 4chan or something and stop polluting the...

go to 4chan or something and stop polluting the site. closed thread.
10-26-09, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,831,695
Posted By MIN

who cares, eh? it's a tri (they're a wierd lot)...

who cares, eh? it's a tri (they're a wierd lot) and weight doesn't matter on a flat race such as the course that a tri is held on.

enough said, move on.
10-26-09, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,547
Posted By MIN

such is the problem with a manufacturer who meets...

such is the problem with a manufacturer who meets an early demise:

for posterity: (based on my 55cm poprad)

st (c-c) -55
st (c-t) - 58
tt- 56.1
sta- 73 deg
hta - 72.5 deg
cs - 43
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-09, 01:19 PM
Replies: 26,414
Views: 16,058,655
Posted By MIN

philly. ...

philly.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3525/4034666611_1fcd71a461_o.jpg
10-22-09, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,831,695
Posted By MIN

another singular. with big a.dugast rubbers. ...

another singular. with big a.dugast rubbers.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3503/3700156347_e92363a9fe_o.jpg
10-22-09, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,831,695
Posted By MIN

singular. interesting mix of elegance and...

singular. interesting mix of elegance and utility.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2607/3969661325_39d10ffa08.jpg
10-22-09, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,831,695
Posted By MIN

pereira yo. ...

pereira yo.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2644/3974626973_6e780d6e76_b.jpg
10-22-09, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,831,695
Posted By MIN

sickkkkkk ;) ...

sickkkkkk ;)

http://www.cyclofiend.com/cc/images08/cc426r2-11Bea03.jpg
10-22-09, 11:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,615
Posted By MIN

this thread sucks. c'mon people.

this thread sucks. c'mon people.
10-07-09, 09:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,045
Posted By MIN

http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e211/gbae007/mad...

http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e211/gbae007/madison_road.jpg
10-05-09, 05:34 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,496
Posted By MIN

Maybe on a compact frame. That's not even...

Maybe on a compact frame. That's not even possible (nor desirable) on most classic bikes as the post is <20cm long and require at least 1/3 of that to be inserted into the seat tube. Ever hear of...
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