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06-14-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 326
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Posted By cs1

Me three.

Me three.
06-14-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By cs1

I saw those this morning. The look great. Does...

I saw those this morning. The look great. Does anyone know if itís possible to take an Ultegra or 105 and put a longer axle in them to fit a 135mm spacing?
06-14-19, 03:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By cs1

Wheelset Advice

While not a true vintage question it is relevant. I am in search of a non-disc wheelset in 135mm for a cantilever brake build. After searching it seems like 135mm rear with a 10mm QR is dead and...
06-01-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By cs1

Giant Escape Off Road

Has anyone used an Escape on any kind of off road use? Iím not talking about serious single track, just light off road. I grew up with Eighties MTBs which were all rigid and didnít have particularly...
05-26-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 811
Posted By cs1

Kind of Japanese practicality meets Dutch...

Kind of Japanese practicality meets Dutch aesthetics.
05-26-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By cs1

He who hesitates waits. The economy is booming....

He who hesitates waits. The economy is booming. Do it before the price goes even higher.
05-12-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,024
Posted By cs1

Trek has 2 disc versions this year.

Trek has 2 disc versions this year.
05-10-19, 04:19 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 20,025
Posted By cs1

I was very close to buying one. They look great....

I was very close to buying one. They look great. But the price is out of line with his competition. Everything is extra on the bags. You can easily drop $400 - $500 on a front bag with no trouble.
05-02-19, 04:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 918
Posted By cs1

Maybe I wasn’t too clear. The special page on the...

Maybe I wasn’t too clear. The special page on the VO site is different than pricing on the dealer’s site. VO specials are overstocks and close out items. I was referring to MAP, manufactures...
04-29-19, 03:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,780
Posted By cs1

They are original ďjack of all tradesĒ bikes. The...

They are original ďjack of all tradesĒ bikes. The Cross Check is the king.
04-22-19, 03:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 950
Posted By cs1

I could never understand why anyone would get a...

I could never understand why anyone would get a hybrid with a suspension fork in the first place over a MTB. The typical fork they use is junk. I would always get a MTB and change tires to something...
04-21-19, 04:19 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 21,254
Posted By cs1

Material engineering as in any industry or as it...

Material engineering as in any industry or as it pertains to bicycling?
04-21-19, 04:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By cs1

Crankset Thread Tap

Does anyone know if what size threads the dust cap is on a standard crank and can you buy a tap to clean out one thatís in need of it?
04-16-19, 02:35 PM
04-13-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 21,254
Posted By cs1

Shimanoís distribution system should be illegal....

Shimanoís distribution system should be illegal. They do everything they can to stifle competition. I canít see how Campy has lasted as long as they have.
04-13-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 21,254
Posted By cs1

Honesty the enthusiast buys higher end parts. But...

Honesty the enthusiast buys higher end parts. But lets face it the average bike is probably using Sora or Tiagra which is much less and should be in stock. But it seems like the LBS has given up the...
04-10-19, 03:48 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 21,254
Posted By cs1

Agreed 100% about the sampling. Thatís the...

Agreed 100% about the sampling. Thatís the problem with the internet. Only really bad experiences get reported. We take for granted that services will be provided perfectly. When they are we go our...
04-10-19, 03:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 918
Posted By cs1

Velo Orange Pricing

For all the free market types here, myself included, why donít I ever see new VO parts at a discount? I have a saved search on eBay for VO cranks. Unless itís a used crank they never vary form 100%...
04-05-19, 03:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 39,845
Posted By cs1

Why not revive an old thread just for fun. I just...

Why not revive an old thread just for fun. I just saw a Eurotour with a stuck seatpost for about $60. But I didnít feel lucky enough to get it out.
04-01-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,784
Posted By cs1

As much as I want to believe it 99.9% off all the...

As much as I want to believe it 99.9% off all the people I see on drop bars are on the flats. Don't get me wrong I have several bikes with drops. I spend 90% of my riding time on the flats and brake...
03-24-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 18,901
Posted By cs1

We might as well keep it going for another 10...

We might as well keep it going for another 10 years.
03-13-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,784
Posted By cs1

Neither one of those bikes has changed at all...

Neither one of those bikes has changed at all since they came out. So anything relevant then still today.
03-09-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,208
Posted By cs1

I agree. At one time though a Rivendell style...

I agree. At one time though a Rivendell style bike was mainstream.
03-08-19, 05:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By cs1

Try contacting the manufacturer. That’s usually...

Try contacting the manufacturer. That’s usually the best way to proceed.
03-08-19, 05:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,319
Posted By cs1

I have faced the same problems deciding on what...

I have faced the same problems deciding on what to make or buy. The only difference is I donít have the same fit issues. But I have a vanity problem. Because I have always been involved in side...
03-08-19, 05:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,713
Posted By cs1

I believe wheelchair tires are basically just a...

I believe wheelchair tires are basically just a 650C. Hope that helps.
03-07-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 748
Posted By cs1

Thatís a statement with a question mark. Are you...

Thatís a statement with a question mark. Are you asking me what Iím willing to pay or telling me itís more than I will pay?
03-07-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,141
Posted By cs1

Thanks for the heads up.

Thanks for the heads up.
03-07-19, 06:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 748
Posted By cs1

What exactly is a gravel rated fork?

What exactly is a gravel rated fork?
03-07-19, 04:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,024
Posted By cs1

The R10 in silver looks really nice.

The R10 in silver looks really nice.
03-07-19, 04:47 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,208
Posted By cs1

For their intended purpose Rivendell is perfect...

For their intended purpose Rivendell is perfect albeit pricey. The head tube and rim brakes work perfectly. I ride in the rain and have NEVER had a problem with cantilever brakes. Manufacturers...
03-07-19, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 723
Posted By cs1

I wouldn’t call it ghetto. But yes it has been...

I wouldn’t call it ghetto. But yes it has been done. MTB front derailleurs work well seeing as that’s what they’re designed for. You could just use the triple and adjust the limit screws so you don’t...
03-07-19, 04:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,594
Posted By cs1

Probably never read past the CX part. I am 100%...

Probably never read past the CX part. I am 100% sure he isnít a troll.
03-07-19, 04:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,141
Posted By cs1

Rest assured I didnít dig it up to bag on you. I...

Rest assured I didnít dig it up to bag on you. I was doing a search on the frame to see about buying one. I just happened to see the canti remark. Sorry if you were offended.
03-06-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,141
Posted By cs1

Only if you donít know how to adjust them.

Only if you donít know how to adjust them.
02-26-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,024
Posted By cs1

Microshift gets a bad rap from the Shimano guys...

Microshift gets a bad rap from the Shimano guys in particular. I guess they forgot when Campy was the only game in town. Shimano was basically the Microshift of their era.
02-25-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,024
Posted By cs1

Actually that is made by Microshift for Sun. You...

Actually that is made by Microshift for Sun. You can see itís an R10 knuckle with a different cage and very polished.
02-25-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,024
Posted By cs1

New Derailleurs that look Vintage.

As the title says what new or newer derailleurs have that classy vintage look to them. CF and black painted AL just donít do it. Most of the real vintage stuff has plenty of scars to show and...
02-23-19, 12:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 899
Posted By cs1

I must need new bifocals. I donít see anything.

I must need new bifocals. I donít see anything.
02-20-19, 05:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,834
Posted By cs1

Not to raise a long dead thread back to the land...

Not to raise a long dead thread back to the land of the living but who cares. I agree that Microshift is making the SunXCD under contract. But if the product is good what does it matter. Microshift...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-19-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,900
Posted By cs1

Not for me. I would have some kind of a road,...

Not for me. I would have some kind of a road, cross or gravel to use on the pavement. And some kind of a MTB for off road. Iím not a hard core rider so going fast just doesnít excite me at all. I can...
02-17-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,440
Posted By cs1

No idea this thread has been around so long....

No idea this thread has been around so long. Originally I just want to know how to get the AL body off of the plastic to paint it to match a frame it was going on. The handle is easy because is...
02-17-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 765
Posted By cs1

Does Campy even make Athena anymore. The reason...

Does Campy even make Athena anymore. The reason Iím looking is to replace an older Campy Comp Triple. There are very few road long cage rear derailleurs available anymore. The nice part about Campy...
02-17-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 765
Posted By cs1

Who still makes a triple?

And not just a long cage rear and a triple front but something along the lines of 105 or even Ultegra quality new. Please donít chime in on less gears and less weight. All my bikes have steel frames...
02-16-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,131
Posted By cs1

So true in so many ways. Iím sure we havenít seen...

So true in so many ways. Iím sure we havenít seen the end of 26Ē wheels and triple cranksets. IMO 650B was just the manufacturers way of bringing back the 26Ē wheel albeit in a slightly different way.
02-16-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,387
Posted By cs1

I found myself being more of a collector than a...

I found myself being more of a collector than a rider. You miss the sheer joy of being on a bike when all you care about is what youíre riding not where youíre riding.
02-13-19, 05:50 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,208
Posted By cs1

I hear you on the cost thing. But eBay can be a...

I hear you on the cost thing. But eBay can be a wonderful place. I picked up two really nice Waterfords in the last 10 years for a song. There is no difference in quality on their earlier non custom...
02-04-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,540
Posted By cs1

Bikes Direct they already have Motobecane which...

Bikes Direct they already have Motobecane which uses last years Fuji models anyhow. So whatís the difference?
01-31-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,161
Posted By cs1

Especially the gray one with tan wall tires. It...

Especially the gray one with tan wall tires. It just radiates cool.
01-31-19, 04:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,161
Posted By cs1

I Know what you mean. Except for the disc brakes...

I Know what you mean. Except for the disc brakes it reminds me of 1X conversion of a vintage steel MTB. Which isnít a bad thing at all. I have a garage full. I never really thought the 650B tire size...
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