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01-12-08, 11:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,369
Posted By zerobug

Colnago really needs to do something about that...

Colnago really needs to do something about that stock (not the limited editions) paint job, they're still carrying on the basturdized version of the older stuff (70s-80s) that they thought up in the...
11-07-07, 12:54 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,314
Posted By zerobug

Sasha said somewhere that he's going to be at the...

Sasha said somewhere that he's going to be at the Single Speed Cyclocross World Championship (or whatever it's called) going down at the Crusade race and couldn't make it in time back to the show.
07-01-07, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By zerobug

Yeah Alpenrose is intimidating but it's not the...

Yeah Alpenrose is intimidating but it's not the steepest... both the Superdrome in TX and ADT in LA are 45 degrees.
05-16-07, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By zerobug

Just use some of the synthetic cork stuff like...

Just use some of the synthetic cork stuff like the Deda bar tape. You can wash it off with soap and water unlike natural cork.
05-13-07, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 878
Posted By zerobug

I would say they probably are cheaper (or were...

I would say they probably are cheaper (or were before the weakening dollar) due to the single US distributor's price fixing. TotalCycling used to have the Genius and Dominator series shoes much...
05-13-07, 12:27 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,185,375
Posted By zerobug

Your style is timeless Ceya, how could I not? :) ...

Your style is timeless Ceya, how could I not? :) Not for sale... yet. I want to make a few 'drome passes before I decide to send it off. Besides it wouldn't fit ya anyway. And not all c-record...
05-12-07, 12:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,079
Posted By zerobug

Probably, for now I make sure to grab my clean...

Probably, for now I make sure to grab my clean pair of gloves.
05-12-07, 11:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,079
Posted By zerobug

Ok, now that I posted some more photos (page 765...

Ok, now that I posted some more photos (page 765 of the photo thread) here's my advice for anyone who wants to try this:

1. Be patient. If you're like me you may need to just walk away from it...
05-11-07, 09:07 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,185,375
Posted By zerobug

With apologies to Mr. White for biting his...

With apologies to Mr. White for biting his style...

Updated photos of the Motta:
http://i207.photobucket.com/albums/bb170/asterisk_OR/motta_final-1.jpg
05-11-07, 06:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 799
Posted By zerobug

Not sketchy at all if you torque everything...

Not sketchy at all if you torque everything correctly which is good for any stem.
05-11-07, 06:18 PM
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Views: 4,185,375
Posted By zerobug

No hate, just commentary.

No hate, just commentary.
05-11-07, 04:22 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,185,375
Posted By zerobug

OH HAY GR8T. Maybe he'll throw a lame paint job...

OH HAY GR8T. Maybe he'll throw a lame paint job on it and rebrand it.
05-11-07, 10:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 847
Posted By zerobug

You might just take a few runs around a grass...

You might just take a few runs around a grass field to get a feel for how much you can lean without striking a pedal.
05-10-07, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By zerobug

They said "Sugino 75" just like the silver...

They said "Sugino 75" just like the silver cranks.

You probably won't find any of the old style from any store because all of the suppliers probably have just the new style label. Most shops...
05-10-07, 08:43 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 21,120
Posted By zerobug

Bump for color coordinated cat and bike. I was...

Bump for color coordinated cat and bike. I was cleaning and my cat walked by to check things out:

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/213/493169238_117a544d1f_o.jpg
05-10-07, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 463,248
Posted By zerobug

Have: Miche cranks 165mm, very lightly used. 49...

Have: Miche cranks 165mm, very lightly used. 49 tooth chainring or alone.

Want: Your Miche cranks in 170mm. With or without chainring.
05-10-07, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 713
Posted By zerobug

The orange Merckx is the sex, through and through.

The orange Merckx is the sex, through and through.
05-09-07, 11:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,005
Posted By zerobug

That is damn hot. I know this is over used but...

That is damn hot. I know this is over used but that screams industrial to me, it's one purpose is to kick ass.
05-09-07, 08:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,079
Posted By zerobug

I also tried with cork gel tape, it won't work. ...

I also tried with cork gel tape, it won't work. It's hard to get enough tension on the tape before it tears and you need plenty of tension to keep the shape.

My go with cloth tape:...
05-08-07, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By zerobug

No website, just a phone number I believe.

No website, just a phone number I believe.
05-02-07, 10:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,299
Posted By zerobug

Quoted for truth. Hubs and cogs don't always...

Quoted for truth. Hubs and cogs don't always equal 42mm as well. Sheldon Brown (http://www.sheldonbrown.com/chainline.html#hubs) has a good run down of actual hub and cog measurements but it's...
04-23-07, 02:22 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,185,375
Posted By zerobug

Awesome, so tiny. I shoulda gone for the pink...

Awesome, so tiny. I shoulda gone for the pink instead of black.
04-18-07, 12:13 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,185,375
Posted By zerobug

Where do you keep finding this stuff? Looks...

Where do you keep finding this stuff? Looks good, damn.
04-17-07, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 998
Posted By zerobug

This is true. I have a pair of Aeros in bright...

This is true. I have a pair of Aeros in bright silver and the anodizing is the same as a shiny alu stem. When I bought them they were described as "high shine."
...
03-29-07, 01:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,459
Posted By zerobug

****. I'm all outdated... this calls for more...

****. I'm all outdated... this calls for more research.
03-29-07, 12:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,459
Posted By zerobug

For cyclocross you'll want cantilever brakes so...

For cyclocross you'll want cantilever brakes so that narrows it down to the Bianchi San Jose (http://bianchiusa.com/07_san_jose.html) and IRO Rob Roy...
03-29-07, 12:23 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 6,388
Posted By zerobug

For every hipster fixed gear rider there are two...

For every hipster fixed gear rider there are two older folk on brake equipped fixed bikes in Portland. OBRA racers waaaay (even the subset of track racers or those who train on fixed) out number...
03-29-07, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By zerobug

I've had good luck with Schwalbe Marathons...

I've had good luck with Schwalbe Marathons (http://www.schwalbetires.com/bike_tires/road_tires)... they don't make the model I bought last but most have reflective sidewalls and are extremely...
02-21-07, 05:39 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,185,375
Posted By zerobug

Hurry up with those photos. I thought about...

Hurry up with those photos. I thought about building something similar (K Monkey w/ drops) as a good fast winter commuter that I could throw risers on and hit the trails.
02-18-07, 12:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,718
Posted By zerobug

Anything Velocity will be fine. Mavics OPs or...

Anything Velocity will be fine. Mavics OPs or the new Open Sport (replacement for the MA3?) would be fine. Deals can be had on some of the lesser known stuff but you can go wrong with either of the...
02-17-07, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 463,248
Posted By zerobug

Looking for: Quick link from an HKK Vertex...

Looking for:

Quick link from an HKK Vertex chain... I know there's one out there from those of you who don't use them.

PM me.
02-10-07, 12:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,655
Posted By zerobug

Salsa SUL...

Salsa SUL (http://www.salsacycles.com/comps_stems.html). Black, 4 lengths in three different angles available with removable face plate.
02-06-07, 06:34 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 18,902
Posted By zerobug

I'm guessing Mavic Open Pro CDs by the color and...

I'm guessing Mavic Open Pro CDs by the color and the "SUP" decal.
01-28-07, 12:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By zerobug

Mountain bikes came with 1 1/8" threaded forks...

Mountain bikes came with 1 1/8" threaded forks for a while before threadless stems came on the scene, this is probably a leftover from those days.
01-09-07, 07:17 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,553
Posted By zerobug

Oregon State. BS, Business Admin/Info Systems. ...

Oregon State. BS, Business Admin/Info Systems. BS(2), New Media Communications. '06.
01-07-07, 04:29 AM
Replies: 623
Views: 15,343
Posted By zerobug

This thread has gone far too long with out a...

This thread has gone far too long with out a post.

I interview next week with a company in downtown so if all goes well I'll be rolling in PDX full time (sorta, the job requires lots of travel)...
01-07-07, 04:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,178
Posted By zerobug

Strange, never heard of this problem. Hold the...

Strange, never heard of this problem. Hold the hub/axle up next to the drop out... if the difference is 1 or 2mm I would lightly file the powder coat from the inside of the fork end surface, more...
01-02-07, 02:35 AM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 284,235
Posted By zerobug

carbon Bridgestone...

carbon Bridgestone (http://cgi.ebay.com/Bridgestone-PFM9-53cm-Frame-Fork-ONLY_W0QQitemZ120070866712QQihZ002QQcategoryZ7298QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem?hash=item120070866712) with race...
12-18-06, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,075
Posted By zerobug

I have Ourys on my mtb and some Big Cheese grips...

I have Ourys on my mtb and some Big Cheese grips on a flat bar commuter. The Big Cheese are def not as coosh as the Ourys but they have enough grip to them and feel fine for shorter trips, never...
12-15-06, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By zerobug

What about having to continue to manufacture the...

What about having to continue to manufacture the older generation bottom brackets? Both Shimano and Campy are locked into that until they introduce the newer designs. I can't imagine its cheap to...
12-14-06, 10:28 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 18,902
Posted By zerobug

The individual I bought it from neglected to tell...

The individual I bought it from neglected to tell me about the slightly impacted fork, that's why I was having trouble fitting anything over a 20c tire. According to the local trusted repair shop it...
12-13-06, 06:12 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 18,902
Posted By zerobug

I get my Motta back from the frame repair shop...

I get my Motta back from the frame repair shop this weekend! I can't wait to see how it handles! New/better photos are def planned.
12-08-06, 01:50 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,185,375
Posted By zerobug

Kooky bars but the matching rims makes the bike.

Kooky bars but the matching rims makes the bike.
12-05-06, 01:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,645
Posted By zerobug

Oh, didn't know that. Compare that...

Oh, didn't know that.



Compare that above with this:
http://www.donpatrol.com/ebay/parts/pm1.jpg

Note the angled line along the spoke holes on the Dia Comp.
12-05-06, 01:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,645
Posted By zerobug

This is true, they don't look exactly like Suzue...

This is true, they don't look exactly like Suzue hubs. For comparision: photos of Suzue hubs (http://www.businesscycles.com/thub-suz.htm)

They do look like Formulas but these are the first double...
12-01-06, 03:24 PM
Replies: 623
Views: 15,343
Posted By zerobug

I think we're finally to that cold, dry part of...

I think we're finally to that cold, dry part of winter which = the best for night rides.
11-16-06, 08:21 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,357
Posted By zerobug

No, the other big school with a lame mascot. ...

No, the other big school with a lame mascot. Bike theft isn't as bad here as we don't have the hippy with no job or meth user population that Eugene does.
11-16-06, 08:01 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,357
Posted By zerobug

That's a pretty ballsy move to pull out front of...

That's a pretty ballsy move to pull out front of stumptown, I would imagine if you caused enough of a scene you'd have a bunch of guys there to back you up.


I've never had a direct experience...
11-15-06, 03:43 PM
Replies: 623
Views: 15,343
Posted By zerobug

where abouts is all this going down? downtown? ...

where abouts is all this going down? downtown?

I've been rolling around my sister's neighborhood that last couple Sundays (hollywood? i think.. north of sellwood) on my motta and haven't gotten a...
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