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03-24-19, 01:47 PM
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Posted By dunrobin

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To those who zip around on high zoot carbon everything with electronic...
03-16-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,971
Posted By dunrobin

Beautiful follow up to a frustrating affair........

Beautiful follow up to a frustrating affair..... Wishing you both a happy, fulfilling and long life together...:-)
03-06-19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,715
Posted By dunrobin

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2005 specialized aerotec e5....its not vintage in age or...
02-18-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,131
Posted By dunrobin

Using clipless is easy...but practise on a...

Using clipless is easy...but practise on a trainer, against a wall or hallway where you won't fall over. Loosen the adjustment to its weakest tension at the beginning. Shoes just need to be...
01-25-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,464
Posted By dunrobin

Old often get ridden harder than new...no fear...

Old often get ridden harder than new...no fear riding over crappy pavement with steel fork but I'll slow down with my carbon forks...:-)
12-16-18, 11:19 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 50,010
Posted By dunrobin

Stunning Pinarello. Something about red...

Stunning Pinarello. Something about red Pinarellos, kinda like Ferraris, that just look right.
11-28-18, 06:42 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 5,345
Posted By dunrobin

Kids... I just bought my 9 year old a new...

Kids... I just bought my 9 year old a new diamondback with disc brakes for Christmas. Dreaming of retiring in 11 years so plans are slowly getting in place to make that happen. Nice to see others...
11-28-18, 06:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,494
Posted By dunrobin

Very nice build...the attention to detail is...

Very nice build...the attention to detail is droolworthy... the fillet brazed bottom bracket, fork, everything is done thoughtfully and with care...first time?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-18, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By dunrobin

I bought into it as well. Saddles are hard to...

I bought into it as well. Saddles are hard to come by, but selle italia sold an adapter to use standard saddles. I picked a couple from Amazon.CA...it isn't listed on. .com.
11-14-18, 04:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,891
Posted By dunrobin

Just wow...

Just wow...
11-11-18, 07:11 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,574
Posted By dunrobin

I have bikes that would be considered more...

I have bikes that would be considered more desirable and recognizable, but in terms of fun per mile my centurion is at the top of my vintage heap. Its springy but tight, I can cross chain without...
10-30-18, 05:23 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,530
Posted By dunrobin

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10-21-18, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 452
Posted By dunrobin

Merlin has a miche 102 jis bottom bracket for...

Merlin has a miche 102 jis bottom bracket for dirt cheap right now...also a titanium Italian threaded miche version for around $30.
Replies: 15
Views: 1,105
Posted By dunrobin

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It's a colnago titanio oval master. Same geometry as the c40 and c50. ...
09-25-18, 05:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By dunrobin

Vitus 992 is a nice bike, if you are not a...

Vitus 992 is a nice bike, if you are not a heavyweight. Still more stiff than a 979. The headset bearings are needle, stronglite pop right in.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-18, 02:21 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,595,618
Posted By dunrobin

Just a beautiful bike built to ride.* The...

Just a beautiful bike built to ride.* The contrast is a nice touch.* It looks very well thought out, and Marinoni is probably the best value in North America for a custom.
09-02-18, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By dunrobin

You have three choices...grease the seatpost well...

You have three choices...grease the seatpost well and use if it fits in, get a 26.6, or have the seattube reamed by a bike shop.
i'd probably go with 1.
09-02-18, 04:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By dunrobin

Many options are still available, from...

Many options are still available, from inexpensive kalloy and like you can find on Amazon, to ritchey and thomson. Many old school bike shops probably have some used ones in stock.
08-31-18, 03:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,585
Posted By dunrobin

Very very nice thoughtful build.

Very very nice thoughtful build.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-18, 04:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,250
Posted By dunrobin

Lousy with links on my tablet. google toronto...

Lousy with links on my tablet.
google toronto bike sale Oct 13 10-5 exhibition place...Its a madhouse...:-)
likely won't have latest greatest at great prices because it is the local retailers...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-18, 08:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,250
Posted By dunrobin

The new 105 stuff sounds good from what I've read...

The new 105 stuff sounds good from what I've read but no ride reports yet. Ribble, merlin, and probike are my usual sources but they don't have listings yet. The Toronto bike sale is coming up in...
08-30-18, 08:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 744
Posted By dunrobin

Happy to hear your rolling again...:-)

Happy to hear your rolling again...:-)
08-30-18, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By dunrobin

That's a really nice frame. I'm sure its gonna...

That's a really nice frame. I'm sure its gonna be a really nice rider once you sort out the mechanicals.
08-29-18, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By dunrobin

Thanks for the comments...Ok, getting the decals.

Thanks for the comments...Ok, getting the decals.
08-29-18, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By dunrobin

Sorry, the only bars I know of that are short...

Sorry, the only bars I know of that are short reach shallow drop are either hwy ones in black or silver, or deda piegas in black. I've stripped and polished the visible parts of the deda, and their...
08-29-18, 01:31 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,543
Posted By dunrobin

Notified by Amazon his package should be there by...

Notified by Amazon his package should be there by 8pm tomorrow.
08-29-18, 09:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,686
Posted By dunrobin

Spectacular detail, build and aesthetics. Just...

Spectacular detail, build and aesthetics. Just wow. The bar tape may grow on you, I don't think its out of place...:-)
08-29-18, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By dunrobin

Thanks guys...I can get nos decals locally for...

Thanks guys...I can get nos decals locally for $28 and I might, but for now I like it.
08-29-18, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By dunrobin

I ordered 10 titanium m3 30mm for about $10 from...

I ordered 10 titanium m3 30mm for about $10 from Amazon. I'll report back with any fit issues. Their on the slow boat from China.
08-29-18, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By dunrobin

Probably its last iteration for now. Changed...

Probably its last iteration for now. Changed crankset to centaur, stem to deda and handlebars to deda piega polished. Old school 85-87 miele Columbus sl built w campy centaur 10 speed, campy pro...
08-27-18, 06:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 959
Posted By dunrobin

Vitus 992 certainly is a pretty bike...Its also a...

Vitus 992 certainly is a pretty bike...Its also a really nice Sunday rider.
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08-26-18, 08:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,543
Posted By dunrobin

Drop shipped a 100 pack of stainless mtb brake...

Drop shipped a 100 pack of stainless mtb brake cables and 3 packs of black handlebar tape from Amazon.com. Had a good day, hopefully you've made his...:-)
08-25-18, 06:24 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,070
Posted By dunrobin

Its a stunning example of a retromod build. ...

Its a stunning example of a retromod build. Surprised by the weight as well. Curious about the right report, hopefully it rides like it looks..:-)
08-24-18, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By dunrobin

Seriously nice rigs, old and new...:-)

Seriously nice rigs, old and new...:-)
08-23-18, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 975
Posted By dunrobin

RIP Dario. A true master.

RIP Dario. A true master.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-18, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By dunrobin

If your using an English bb you can get standard...

If your using an English bb you can get standard overtorque cranksets for around 170 with bb from merlin. 11 speed.
08-22-18, 02:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,581
Posted By dunrobin

Shame about them closing up shop. I've ordered...

Shame about them closing up shop. I've ordered stuff from them via their amazon store. Price was okay, and delivery was just about the same as other shipments to Canada. Always had parts that...
08-21-18, 07:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,397
Posted By dunrobin

Narrow selle italia slr, concor, aspide,...

Narrow selle italia slr, concor, aspide, flite...all good for me now. Haven't tried brooks and don't have a need to. Manganese railed versions are identical in construction at a fraction of ti's...
08-20-18, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By dunrobin

I've also raised my seat to what is beyond the...

I've also raised my seat to what is beyond the norm. My arthritic knees appreciate it. Just below rocking level. Spinning also helps.
08-20-18, 06:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,236
Posted By dunrobin

Agree about the number of bike shops in Toronto. ...

Agree about the number of bike shops in Toronto. There's been some pretty big failed stores, pedal performance and the trek store at yonge and eglinton. Most of The stores I know of that are doing...
08-20-18, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,078
Posted By dunrobin

I have a cromor that's fun to ride...yours looks...

I have a cromor that's fun to ride...yours looks like some special care was put into the build. However you build it I'm sure you'll enjoy...:-)
08-19-18, 11:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,695
Posted By dunrobin

I remember reading an article about a Trek fork...

I remember reading an article about a Trek fork failure where the rider died from injuries sustained. It apparently was a 10 year old bike. Unfortunately I can't cite the article.
08-19-18, 03:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,408
Posted By dunrobin

That dame has style! Nice functional build,...

That dame has style! Nice functional build, looks like a really nice frame.
08-18-18, 06:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 880
Posted By dunrobin

Lots of great ideas. To me a touring bike is...

Lots of great ideas. To me a touring bike is meant to be powdered. Your bike your colour. Triple 105 like oddjob said. I'd stay with 700cc and use 28s or 32s; big enough for some gravel, sporty...
08-18-18, 04:48 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 7,089
Posted By dunrobin

Front end disappeared on a ride last year while...

Front end disappeared on a ride last year while mashing up a small hill. I figure it was some leaves in a small puddle that I just went through. Bounced my body pretty good on the pavement, lots of...
08-17-18, 02:30 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,008
Posted By dunrobin

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08-16-18, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7,317
Views: 1,910,665
Posted By dunrobin

It is a really nice build on a classic miele. ...

It is a really nice build on a classic miele. Sounds like a higher end frame, mine also has pantographing on the stays, as well as large diamond cutouts on the lugs. I'm pretty sure mines an...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-18, 06:38 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,251
Posted By dunrobin

I just setup my main bike with schwalbe one pro...

I just setup my main bike with schwalbe one pro evolution tubeless. I like them. I previously had vittoria corsa 28s and it was a nice comfortable plush ride...but the pro ones are noticeable...
08-16-18, 03:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,480
Posted By dunrobin

Eurus wheels are really nice, aluminum aero...

Eurus wheels are really nice, aluminum aero spokes, slightly lighter than zondas and they've been bullet proof for me. I just set mine up tubeless with schwalbe ones and they rock. Its just zondas...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-18, 06:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 570
Posted By dunrobin

Zipps are 11 speed. In Canada that's a pretty...

Zipps are 11 speed. In Canada that's a pretty good price for a bike ready to race. If the parts are relatively new its a great deal.
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