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Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By SSRI

The R8000 crankset will fit your frame, you might...

The R8000 crankset will fit your frame, you might need to get a new Bottom bracket. (dont know if the FSA is 24mm)

Since the bike is 9 Speed, you might need a 10 or 11 speed chain if the chain...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,078
Posted By SSRI

also coming from toe clips with cleats - ...

also coming from toe clips with cleats - clipless was an easy transition.

put yours shoes cleat bolt on your maintenance check list.

loose cleats almost took me down when I tried to unclip.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,750
Posted By SSRI

Go Big - dont stop at 34 - go for the extra large...

Go Big - dont stop at 34 - go for the extra large pie 40T.
07-09-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,187
Posted By SSRI

the Nokon Links in brush alum. is a really nice...

the Nokon Links in brush alum. is a really nice touch.
the seatpost looks perfect with the frame (is it Ti also?)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,878
Posted By SSRI

In the 200 range a used set of C24 / or kysuim...

In the 200 range a used set of C24 / or kysuim would roll better then his current 32 spoke open4CDs. - if $1000 is in the budget why not. I do enjoy firecrest 404s more then the old flexy alum/carbon...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,878
Posted By SSRI

A test ride on a modern Carbon rig will likely...

A test ride on a modern Carbon rig will likely give you the nudge that is needed to get a new bike. (if your budget allows).
The ultimate question is how much do you want to spend. It will still be...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,896
Posted By SSRI

@CyclingFool95...

@CyclingFool95 (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/cyclingfool95-498206.html)
Those CC wheels were very well build - too bad they dont do rebuilds anymore.
I still have a pair of Campy yspislon...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,896
Posted By SSRI

you're running 28mm tires on your Ultimate?? I am...

you're running 28mm tires on your Ultimate?? I am impressed. The Litespeed Arenberg I just bought came with 23mm tires and I want to go with 28mm but I am concerned about clearance where the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,896
Posted By SSRI

Good to see your lazarus Vortex is still rolling...

Good to see your lazarus Vortex is still rolling along.
glad the weld is holding up.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,896
Posted By SSRI

these older frames are definitely worth a rebuild...

these older frames are definitely worth a rebuild to modern components despite the 1" front end. I was surprise it had enough clearance for 28mm tires.
94' Ultimate - the polish Ti threadless Stem...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 788
Posted By SSRI

https://www.target.com/p/giordano-kids-39-libero-2...

https://www.target.com/p/giordano-kids-39-libero-24-34-road-bike-pink/-/A-14566432

I picked this up from amazon under 350.00 in 2016

I did blow another 150 - 200 bucks or so to make the bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 687
Posted By SSRI

in general TPC prices tend to be higher then...

in general TPC prices tend to be higher then other sellers, but they are easier to work with then a private seller.
at 3.5k I would pass...you can put together a similar build for less with more...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,224
Posted By SSRI

does the bike fit? Does it fit well? If you are...

does the bike fit? Does it fit well? If you are not sure about your size I wont recommend a second hand bike.
375 for a 20YO rig with 9sp 105 bike seems high....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By SSRI

you are missing a derrailluer housing connecting...

you are missing a derrailluer housing connecting the frame to the RD. (where the derraileur cable will go through)...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,835
Posted By SSRI

the cable guides for the front and rear...

the cable guides for the front and rear derrailleur are not removable, it is bonded on top of the bottom bracket. (older style of cable routing )
the lever bosses on the down tube is standard
for ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 627
Posted By SSRI

25mm / 28mm will work on the firecrest rims...

25mm / 28mm will work on the firecrest rims without ballooning.

But just make sure your frame have enough clearance for the wider tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By SSRI

What size wheels do you have on your Dale - 86'...

What size wheels do you have on your Dale - 86' 27 inch wheels are still used on the ST models.
If you are running 27inch rims or with a freewheel you are very limited to what you can do.
If you...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By SSRI

Nice Choice. From the 2nd pics, it does...

Nice Choice.

From the 2nd pics, it does look like you can route the cable internally.

Have fun with the build.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By SSRI

I am a fan of Pro Stealth Evo Compact ...

I am a fan of Pro Stealth Evo Compact
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/462x310/evo_pro_235367ef7f4ff4d889bd1baafeb0447b5c109e34.jpg
I have a pair saved up for a future build. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,521
Posted By SSRI

If you want some crazy low gear, a MTB Rd is the...

If you want some crazy low gear, a MTB Rd is the easiest way to go.

9 speed shadow Alivio RD. Had to add links to the chain.
Currently is on a 40T cassette, but I have enough chain and space...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,521
Posted By SSRI

The spacing are not great but is do-able. I am...

The spacing are not great but is do-able.
I am currently working on a custom mix and match cassette.
Keeping the 3 cogs that makes the pie pan as bail out gears, mating it with the 1st 8 cogs on...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,521
Posted By SSRI

I was able to mount a 11-40 cassette. Compact...

I was able to mount a 11-40 cassette.
Compact 50-34 cranks
dura ace 9000 modded with a GS cage. a wolf tooth allows the clearance....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 799
Posted By SSRI

As an 1 and only bike in your stable..Tarmac...

As an 1 and only bike in your stable..Tarmac Disc.

But I am more partial to the Dale with the R7000....since I have an inventory of Rim brake Wheelset.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By SSRI

LOL -Since we are geeking out. - Bahamut is the...

LOL -Since we are geeking out. - Bahamut is the computer system in MEGAZONE 23
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 735
Posted By SSRI

Look 585, ...

Look 585,
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x900/look_585_80b55fe1c0470044b1475e221d38cdf97c3ba881.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By SSRI

I have a DT project in the back burner also. Plan...

I have a DT project in the back burner also. Plan to use a mix of DA parts. I am using DA 7970 di2 brake levers for the build.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 854
Posted By SSRI

+1 Rotate you handlebars toward your top...

+1

Rotate you handlebars toward your top tube, if the bar meets the impact crater it is likely cause by the bar.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 983
Posted By SSRI

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/517x645/laurent_fignon_1991_ede12f95c15bef75bf3d0af92d53d9f970d9b8e7.jpg
TOUR DE FRANCE 1991, STAGE 17, ALPE D'HUEZ
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 851
Posted By SSRI

Chris King does make integrated headset. But they...

Chris King does make integrated headset. But they are for tapered forks.

https://chrisking.com/collections/dropset

If you are looking for aesthetics to match the other Chris Kings parts. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,994
Posted By SSRI

https://officinabattaglin.com/portofino The...

https://officinabattaglin.com/portofino

The Battaglin portofino really caught my eyes. The cromovelato looks amazing.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,896
Posted By SSRI

another vote for Dura Ace -

another vote for Dura Ace -
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By SSRI

If you are going to upgrade consider the wheelset...

If you are going to upgrade consider the wheelset also.

The new 11 speed groups will work on the OCR frame, but you might have to keep your old brakes. The OCRs uses long reach brakes the new...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,297
Posted By SSRI

if the frame is still in good shape, a rebuild...

if the frame is still in good shape, a rebuild would be a great way to bring the entire ride up to date.

The Ksyrium wheels will take an eleven speed cassette. You wont have any problem mounting...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,481
Posted By SSRI

if you can find it Shimano R700 compact 50x34....

if you can find it Shimano R700 compact 50x34. The finish matches the 7800 group.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 878
Posted By SSRI

Are both frames your size? if not I would go...

Are both frames your size? if not I would go with the one that will give you the best fit.

if the fit is equal I would go with the T1
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By SSRI

if it fits, grab it. at that price if you dont...

if it fits, grab it. at that price if you dont like it you can still part it out.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-18, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 961
Posted By SSRI

i would go with a new fork, 1 and 1/18 NOn-taper...

i would go with a new fork, 1 and 1/18 NOn-taper forks are still readily available with most retailers. (if you dont mind the fork not matching the frame)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-18, 11:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,290
Posted By SSRI

Great Find! all that for 200! You plan to do a...

Great Find! all that for 200!
You plan to do a complete rebuild? or ride as is.
its worthy frame to update to an 11 speed group set.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-18, 11:59 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,040
Posted By SSRI

Methinks us folks with prescriptions take care of...

Methinks us folks with prescriptions take care of our eyewear a bit better than the rest of you.[/QUOTE]

+1 See how some non prescription wearer handle their eye wear makes me cringe.

200+ for...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-18, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By SSRI

did you re-position the FD when you changed to...

did you re-position the FD when you changed to the smaller 46T ring?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-18, 05:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,277
Posted By SSRI

actually the shifters are mounted on the...

actually the shifters are mounted on the handlebar. unlikely to take any damage in a spill.
I am looking at the frame design not the build.
components can always be changed.
it would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-18, 10:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,277
Posted By SSRI

First time I saw it, it totally reminds me of...

First time I saw it, it totally reminds me of this....now if they only did a red hook edition....
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-18, 01:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,277
Posted By SSRI

wonder how this clone compares to the big name ...

wonder how this clone compares to the big name

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/803x543/01_81d96dfcc15b2b74dc48c3d24261760359ccb6b2.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-18, 12:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 794
Posted By SSRI

the frames normally have some graphic decal on...

the frames normally have some graphic decal on the seat tube or the chainstay Labeling the frame as an SL2 or SL3.
My S-Works Tarmac SL3 have press BB30 but a buddy of mine have an SL3 with a BSA...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-18, 10:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 794
Posted By SSRI

If your Tarmac is a SL2 it will likely be a BSA...

If your Tarmac is a SL2 it will likely be a BSA bottom bracket, if it is a SL3 likely a OSBB.

I went with a thread BB30 bottom bracket for 24mm axles for my OSBB instead of a press bearings.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-18, 03:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,517
Posted By SSRI

Your RD8000 midcage is rated for 34T, as long as...

Your RD8000 midcage is rated for 34T, as long as you chain is long enough you can go Lower.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-18, 11:04 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,517
Posted By SSRI

if you want to to go lower, Your RD8000 can...

if you want to to go lower, Your RD8000 can handle a 11-40 cassette with the 50x34 crank.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-18, 10:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,778
Posted By SSRI

Another vote for BOA, If I can retrofit boa to my...

Another vote for BOA, If I can retrofit boa to my daily foot wear I would. I did manage to score a pair of sneakers by Lake with boa closures.

I started with lace shoes, then moved on to Velcro...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-18, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 938
Posted By SSRI

if the repair shop can duplicate the Ramato paint...

if the repair shop can duplicate the Ramato paint scheme and not charge that much more, it would be amazing.
It is more like a copper finish. Think cromovelato.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-18, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 690
Posted By SSRI

2G will give you alot of options. Before you go...

2G will give you alot of options. Before you go down the upgrade route.Ask yourself how does the bike fit, are you completely happy with the fit.

Zippfish brought up a go point on tires. Some of...
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