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02-22-18, 09:32 AM
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Posted By Regulatori

My tires are shot and thinking of going to the...

My tires are shot and thinking of going to the Panaracer Gravelking (not SK) in a 26mm.

Good tire for urban streets with possible rain?

Are these true to size or run wider?

My usual go-to...
02-19-18, 12:17 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 71,350
Posted By Regulatori

It's been awhile. Currently stripping the...

It's been awhile.

Currently stripping the paint down since it's super ****ty. I've been practicing on the fork before spraying the whole frame.
Kind of has a nice junkyard dog look at this...
08-25-16, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,439
Views: 108,373
Posted By Regulatori

You a fan of Trampled by Turtles? I love their...

You a fan of Trampled by Turtles? I love their stuff.


I've been listening to a lot of synthwave/synthpop again...keep finding myself coming back to it.
...
08-25-16, 05:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,036
Posted By Regulatori

Few things -You may want to edit your "fixie"...

Few things
-You may want to edit your "fixie" mentions to just "fixed." It bothers a few people.

-What gear combo are you running? It might be more comfortable for you to run a lower...
08-25-16, 05:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,872
Posted By Regulatori

Yeah, I once unclipped on a gradual downhill to...

Yeah, I once unclipped on a gradual downhill to remove a rock from my shoe...and then proceeded to almost **** myself trying to clip back in after picking up speed with my 65 GI.
08-25-16, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 213,824
Posted By Regulatori

haha..yeah. I usually use duct tape or really...

haha..yeah. I usually use duct tape or really thin aluminum foil tape cut into shapes. The aluminum tape bulges/contracts while riding and resonates like someone taping on a bass drum...that combined...
08-25-16, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 213,824
Posted By Regulatori

I haven't been around awhile, just busy. Every...

I haven't been around awhile, just busy. Every time I pop into this thread I realize my photography sucks. lol

http://i68.tinypic.com/sec5g4.jpg
06-24-16, 03:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,538
Posted By Regulatori

Just out of curiosity, say you're running a 25mm...

Just out of curiosity, say you're running a 25mm tire on a 19mm wide rim. Of course it has that lightbulb effect due to the wider tire/narrow rim.

Now say you run that 25mm tire on a 25mm wide...
06-20-16, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 153,604
Posted By Regulatori

Klein was one of those special companies that...

Klein was one of those special companies that were doing things different at the time. While most MTB's were standard steel bikes, companies like Klein and Cannondale were pioneers in fatter aluminum...
06-20-16, 04:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,614
Posted By Regulatori

I might have missed it but have you taken the...

I might have missed it but have you taken the bike to a frame shop and just have them go over it? It could be something stupid like a slightly misaligned fork blade.

Sounds dumb but have you...
06-20-16, 02:02 AM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 153,604
Posted By Regulatori

Omg 1991 Klein Attitude with Complete Suntour...

Omg
1991 Klein Attitude with Complete Suntour XC Components Full Bike | eBay...
06-10-16, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 109,518
Posted By Regulatori

I understand about the rim size...I was just...

I understand about the rim size...I was just asking specifically about diameter. Same rim/same tire pressure, it seems my Conti's just run taller than my other brands. Wasn't sure if the height...
06-09-16, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 109,518
Posted By Regulatori

Are specific brands of tires known to run taller...

Are specific brands of tires known to run taller than others (in the same size) or does it usually depend on the specific model/sidewall design?

Just seems every Conti 23mm I've used is similar...
06-08-16, 01:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,179
Posted By Regulatori

There needs to be an option on the posting menu...

There needs to be an option on the posting menu next to font size/emojis with a picture of a bike. You just click the picture and it automatically posts #kiloTT...
06-07-16, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,435
Posted By Regulatori

47x18 might be a bit too spinny. How fast do you...

47x18 might be a bit too spinny. How fast do you see yourself going? I run a 47x18 or 19 but that's because I have hills...I'm spinning around 100rpm at 20mph though. If you had a 17t before, I would...
06-07-16, 02:55 PM
Replies: 24,393
Views: 1,897,271
Posted By Regulatori

The expression on his face when he saw the time...

The expression on his face when he saw the time difference had to be priceless.
06-07-16, 01:43 AM
Replies: 24,393
Views: 1,897,271
Posted By Regulatori

I'm debating going full rigid mtb again (mostly...

I'm debating going full rigid mtb again (mostly smoother fire trails)...I just think "Yeah, I'm going to need full suspension for the heavy trails" but in reality it's going to be a 90% dirt...
06-04-16, 08:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,262
Posted By Regulatori

Gulf has sponsored so many different cars over...

Gulf has sponsored so many different cars over the years...and the livery has been painted on everything from motorcycles to boats.
Just do a search for Gulf livery on google images.

To me it's...
06-04-16, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 311,424
Posted By Regulatori

I think it was mainly older track bikes that had...

I think it was mainly older track bikes that had super slack seat tube angles. That's the only time I've seen that type of seatpost but I'm most likely wrong. :)
06-04-16, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By Regulatori

You talking about track style horizontal ends? I...

You talking about track style horizontal ends? I used to own one....old Kleins.



http://i68.tinypic.com/348q93s.jpg

http://i67.tinypic.com/288vyfl.jpg
06-04-16, 03:02 AM
Replies: 4,571
Views: 601,839
Posted By Regulatori

That last bike is so confusing. That rear brake...

That last bike is so confusing. That rear brake bridge photo looks like something from MC Escher.
06-04-16, 02:56 AM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 311,424
Posted By Regulatori

You can fix up a used bike with little money and...

You can fix up a used bike with little money and make it look completely badass.
You can also dump tons of cash into a bike/best parts and have it end up looking like a complete mess.

My bike...
06-03-16, 04:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,316
Posted By Regulatori

What bottom bracket are you getting? In order to...

What bottom bracket are you getting? In order to get a straight chainline, you'll want a 111mm axle.
Disregard the original bottom bracket axle length...that's the length needed for the previous...
06-03-16, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 311,424
Posted By Regulatori

Just post it. I've come to the realization...

Just post it.

I've come to the realization that just about everything I like about track bikes defies logic and falls in the jack-ass territory. When I choose new parts, it's either "that looks...
06-03-16, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 311,424
Posted By Regulatori

ahhh...that makes sense. When you said you chose...

ahhh...that makes sense. When you said you chose small frames for "90% superficial," I assumed it means purposely choosing the smallest frame regardless of which one fits you. That makes a lot more...
06-03-16, 03:22 PM
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Views: 311,424
Posted By Regulatori

I'm a little confused. Usually when people choose...

I'm a little confused. Usually when people choose to ride smaller frames, they'll have a 150mm stem and a foot of seatpost.

Your bike looks like it's properly setup for a smaller person with a...
06-03-16, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4,551
Views: 445,711
Posted By Regulatori

Sometimes they honor a pricing mistake. I've had...

Sometimes they honor a pricing mistake. I've had it go both ways in the past.
The issue that comes up is you have forums like Slickdeals and others that immediately post any pricing mistakes...and...
06-02-16, 08:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,262
Posted By Regulatori

Anyone have the geo? I always loved...

Anyone have the geo?




I always loved the Gulf blue/orange.

I was getting ready to paint my old Miata in similar colors before it was totalled...already had the wheels/roll bar done.
...
06-01-16, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,135
Posted By Regulatori

If you're interested in a Zephyr, why not shop...

If you're interested in a Zephyr, why not shop around for an NJS frame? You can get them in a lot of funky sizes since most are custom.
Just search by seat tube size and look at the pics...it's...
06-01-16, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By Regulatori

Velo-Retro: Vintage Prints...

Velo-Retro: Vintage Prints (http://www.velo-retro.com/postersprints.html)

"CAMPAGNOLO RECORD BICYCLE COMPONENTS ITALY" Posters by Nostalgix | Redbubble...
06-01-16, 03:49 PM
Replies: 24,393
Views: 1,897,271
Posted By Regulatori

Got my new Shimano cables/housing for my old...

Got my new Shimano cables/housing for my old Cannondale MTB. Get to start on that this weekend.

Also picked up a Giro Foray helmet...so much more comfortable than my old MTB helmet. It's nice to...
06-01-16, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 311,424
Posted By Regulatori

Nah, you're fine. Usually riser bars for more...

Nah, you're fine.
Usually riser bars for more laid back/cruising bikes. When a bike has one-sided road clipless pedals, it's kind of contradictory to the risers.

It would be like putting a...
06-01-16, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 311,424
Posted By Regulatori

I run straps/pedals when it's shorter...

I run straps/pedals when it's shorter rides/getting off my bike a lot, etc..

I use clipless when going on longer rides where I'm mostly on my bike/only stopping for quick water or bathroom breaks.
06-01-16, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 311,424
Posted By Regulatori

Ignore the chain slack. ...

Ignore the chain slack.


http://i63.tinypic.com/oge9tz.jpg
05-31-16, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By Regulatori

Where are you located? How much do you want to...

Where are you located? How much do you want to spend?

Instead of buying a cheapo new bike, I would check out craigslists and see what they have available in used. If you're in a more urban area,...
05-31-16, 06:50 PM
Replies: 941
Views: 120,905
Posted By Regulatori

Nice! That cap is so awesome. Is it based...

Nice!

That cap is so awesome. Is it based off an FE2 dial?

I had a bunch of Nikons (FE2, F3HP, F4, etc..)
05-31-16, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4,571
Views: 601,839
Posted By Regulatori

Someone should do a version that accepts...

Someone should do a version that accepts motorcycle tires...and then sell the tires to sport bike owners so they can show everyone their worn chicken strips.
05-27-16, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4,551
Views: 445,711
Posted By Regulatori

I find a lot of the comments in this forum are...

I find a lot of the comments in this forum are coming from people that assume it's going to explode and kill you....and will ridicule you with the idea of even thinking about it. But when you talk to...
05-27-16, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 213,824
Posted By Regulatori

Looking at the details they put in brakes makes...

Looking at the details they put in brakes makes me chuckle...but it's something I love about older Italian bikes.

It's the like some Colnagos...many think they have garish paint jobs but I...
05-25-16, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 213,824
Posted By Regulatori

What part of the pedal are you talking about? The...

What part of the pedal are you talking about? The actual pedal platform, metal toe cage, straps?

If you want to use the same pedals but a simpler strap setup, you can use just velcro straps and no...
05-25-16, 06:07 AM
Replies: 24,393
Views: 1,897,271
Posted By Regulatori

I've owned so many headphones over the years...by...

I've owned so many headphones over the years...by far the best resource is Head-Fi.org - Headphone forums and reviews for audiophiles (http://www.head-fi.org)

Check out their buyer's guide and do...
05-25-16, 02:48 AM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 109,518
Posted By Regulatori

Anyone ride a Shimano Biopace chainring setup? ...

Anyone ride a Shimano Biopace chainring setup?

I picked up an early 90's Cannondale mtb that's in great condition but with the usual worn parts (chain, cables/housing, tires, etc..).
Haven't...
05-25-16, 02:34 AM
Replies: 4,551
Views: 445,711
Posted By Regulatori

Yeah, in the Seattle area, we have a long one...

Yeah, in the Seattle area, we have a long one called the Burke Gilman. I rarely go over 15mph because of what you mentioned. Of course you get the guys doing aero tucks flying by like they're on a...
05-21-16, 06:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,168
Posted By Regulatori

Yeah, sorry, not much help on the serial. I...

Yeah, sorry, not much help on the serial. I believe there is another set of numbers too (besides the WTU set).

Normally you could contact Gary Fisher with your info/pictures and they could date...
05-21-16, 04:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,168
Posted By Regulatori

What is the bike's bottom bracket serial number?...

What is the bike's bottom bracket serial number? You don't have to list the whole number...sometimes you can figure out when a frame was made by the first few letters or numbers. Like EJXXXXXX or...
05-21-16, 04:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,168
Posted By Regulatori

Thread title got me a little worried...he's...

Thread title got me a little worried...he's getting up there. Glad it's not the case.
05-21-16, 11:24 AM
Replies: 24,393
Views: 1,897,271
Posted By Regulatori

Yep. Washington State doesn't officially have one...

Yep. Washington State doesn't officially have one but most of the major counties have one. Seattle started in 2003



It seems to work. I rarely ever see anyone without one on the major cycling...
05-21-16, 01:40 AM
Replies: 24,393
Views: 1,897,271
Posted By Regulatori

That's such a bummer. So sorry. I have an...

That's such a bummer. So sorry.

I have an original Ti Flight and have thought about making the seatpost a QR for this reason since I lock mine in the city too...I often use a backpack so I'll...
05-20-16, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4,571
Views: 601,839
Posted By Regulatori

I agree. When I was talking about Slingshots and...

I agree. When I was talking about Slingshots and Softrides, I wasn't referring to that monstrosity, I was talking about a proper Softride road bike like they came from the factory. Finally got to...
05-20-16, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4,571
Views: 601,839
Posted By Regulatori

It most likely does level out after sitting on...

It most likely does level out after sitting on that suspension arm.


BTW..anyone ever ride a Softride? What are they like?

My bucket of list of riding odd bikes includes a Softride and old...
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