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Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-15, 06:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By Savagewolf

I do believe you missed the joke bus. The next...

I do believe you missed the joke bus. The next one will be around in 30 minutes, please wait and board when able.
12-01-14, 08:05 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,624
Posted By Savagewolf

Ha ha...it's all good. To be honest, once the...

Ha ha...it's all good. To be honest, once the rules come out and I consider if want to enter or not, the bike that I build will most likely be donated or sold cheaply. I'll probably end up just...
12-01-14, 07:20 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,624
Posted By Savagewolf

I agree.

I agree.
12-01-14, 07:02 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,624
Posted By Savagewolf

Regardless, I'm looking forward to seeing the...

Regardless, I'm looking forward to seeing the rules and seeing what I might be able to find. Finding tall bikes is very spotty for me, feast or famine.
12-01-14, 07:00 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,624
Posted By Savagewolf

I completely understand what you are saying, but...

I completely understand what you are saying, but I think it adds credibility and realism to how people build. Those sweetheart deals people find from the widow or just make up (it happens) won't be...
11-30-14, 10:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 24,286
Posted By Savagewolf

I'd skip Target bikes. Not that they aren't any...

I'd skip Target bikes. Not that they aren't any good, but there are better deals out there. Now is the time to pick up on winter sales and old stock from bike shops. A basic entry bike from a...
11-30-14, 09:17 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,624
Posted By Savagewolf

In my area? Yes.

In my area? Yes.
11-30-14, 09:17 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,624
Posted By Savagewolf

LOVE that idea.

LOVE that idea.
11-30-14, 05:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,248
Posted By Savagewolf

Something like that might fall under the mailbox...

Something like that might fall under the mailbox rule. It probably isn't worth the effort of pursuing, however.
11-30-14, 03:48 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,624
Posted By Savagewolf

I think it would add an interesting touch to it. ...

I think it would add an interesting touch to it. It would prove that they acquired the bike/parts during the time contest time, but it would also give a look to the search process it took to make...
11-30-14, 03:42 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,624
Posted By Savagewolf

I would support something like that, even more so...

I would support something like that, even more so with the requirement of posting proof of where the bike / parts were acquired. Link to the eBay auction or picture of it at the garage sale or in...
11-30-14, 03:35 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,624
Posted By Savagewolf

Like I said, just a quick search without digging...

Like I said, just a quick search without digging much into them. Now look at Portland Craigslist. Ignore the prices, and just look at the better bikes there. You'll notice a trend of them sitting...
11-30-14, 03:29 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,624
Posted By Savagewolf

My bad, I didn't realize the stellar bikes you...

My bad, I didn't realize the stellar bikes you listed were that much more amazing.
11-30-14, 03:21 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,624
Posted By Savagewolf

Just a quick collection of bikes found that were...

Just a quick collection of bikes found that were listed today without doing much searching.

CCM road bike frame ( Project ) (http://detroit.craigslist.org/wyn/bik/4783833300.html)

1970'S SEARS...
11-30-14, 01:47 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,149
Posted By Savagewolf

I've done my fair share of racing - road, crit,...

I've done my fair share of racing - road, crit, and time trials. I was never that spectacular, but I never quit in any of my races either. When I first started, it was kind of funny to see the...
11-30-14, 01:13 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,624
Posted By Savagewolf

Detroit and the other places have those sort of...

Detroit and the other places have those sort of deals too. The difference is that the special deals in Portland (of where I don't live anyways and have to drive an hour to get to) are gone quite...
11-23-14, 01:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,670
Posted By Savagewolf

Keep in mind that my opinion is just that and...

Keep in mind that my opinion is just that and that I am no certified mechanic. Personally, I would have no qualms about riding a bike with that stem at all. I've seen far worse. Coupled with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-14, 01:07 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 43,213
Posted By Savagewolf

If everything that you say about your bike and...

If everything that you say about your bike and mechanics is true, I would stay far, far, far away from them. That sounds like a huge amount of incompetence and I would demand a higher quality level...
11-23-14, 01:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,670
Posted By Savagewolf

Would I? Depends on an actual picture I think to...

Would I? Depends on an actual picture I think to make a better assessment. Just going off of what I read in your original post, I probably would ride it. It could be not much more than just...
11-23-14, 11:28 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,624
Posted By Savagewolf

I don't think I could ever compete in one of...

I don't think I could ever compete in one of these events. Here in Oregon it's almost impossible to get a generic and trashed box-store MTB for the price some of you pick up the classic bikes. ...
11-20-14, 09:14 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 37,929
Posted By Savagewolf

I've been steadily going to the route of N - 1...

I've been steadily going to the route of N - 1 for my bike collection. I started filling up the garage with some many projects and good finds (and sometimes the junk that you have to cart away with...
11-18-14, 07:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 852
Posted By Savagewolf

I'll be honest, the business model is a part of...

I'll be honest, the business model is a part of why I wanted to get their bags. It's kind of a neat factor to be one of the few to get one. I'm sure there are plenty of other bags out there that do...
11-18-14, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 852
Posted By Savagewolf

Missed out again !

Not a bike, but just on Acorn bags. I was able to get in and get a front Rando bag, but I missed out on both the roll bag and the medium saddle bag. Bummer. Time to start searching for a black...
11-14-14, 12:02 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 22,891
Posted By Savagewolf

I'm still slowly working on finishing up my VO...

I'm still slowly working on finishing up my VO Pass Hunter that I bought in February. Hoping to have it completely done by spring. It's ride-able now, but I don't want to until I have it completed...
11-13-14, 11:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,548
Posted By Savagewolf

I'll throw in my interesting Ebay encounter from...

I'll throw in my interesting Ebay encounter from last month. I bought a new Kindle Fire on Ebay. It's not uncommon to have such items be won in office events or fundraisers, and those people often...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-14, 08:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,478
Posted By Savagewolf

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qssvnjj5Moo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qssvnjj5Moo
11-12-14, 07:12 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,806
Posted By Savagewolf

Nice work, but I can't help but laugh at the...

Nice work, but I can't help but laugh at the story. I hope it doesn't come true, but I'm just picturing some bike thief with a decent knowledge of what bikes are most valuable walking by this and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-14, 11:42 PM
Replies: 19,498
Views: 4,112,795
Posted By Savagewolf

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A few things - Chain to replace the one that I made too short, stem clock as I won't be using a computer, Edelux II on it's way from Germany, Portland Design...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-14, 09:33 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,700
Posted By Savagewolf

If you like it, wear it. This forum will tell...

If you like it, wear it. This forum will tell you that you are a poser for doing so. Just remember that they are probably hundreds of miles away from you, typing away on a keyboard and not riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-14, 09:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,591
Posted By Savagewolf

A chain on the small ring makes you puke in your...

A chain on the small ring makes you puke in your mouth?

Yeah, nothing more disgusting than that. What were they thinking? Big ring all the way, whether its on the flats or downhills or up a...
03-24-14, 12:40 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 15,507
Posted By Savagewolf

Reads as nothing more than a scam to me. If you...

Reads as nothing more than a scam to me. If you have something like this, and have proof, you include it with the posting to drive more interest and bidding to your legitimate item.
02-19-14, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By Savagewolf

I dislike the look of the stem, but I think the...

I dislike the look of the stem, but I think the actual usage of the stem would be nice and allow for a riding position more sitting up. It's certainly better than stacks of spacers (like on my Trek...
02-19-14, 02:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,984
Posted By Savagewolf

It was probably an argument about finding a...

It was probably an argument about finding a "rusty pile of bike trash" with a $300 bill of sale attached to it on Valentines day.
02-19-14, 02:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 894
Posted By Savagewolf

Indeed ! I could just take it into the shop and...

Indeed ! I could just take it into the shop and have it done for me, but I don't want anyone else to get first dibs on riding her before I do. If things work out like I'm hoping, this is going to...
02-19-14, 02:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 894
Posted By Savagewolf

They are pretty wide, maybe about two feet or so...

They are pretty wide, maybe about two feet or so at the widest flare of it, but seem pretty comfortable already without any padding, grips, or tape. I think it will give the feeling you might have...
02-19-14, 02:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 894
Posted By Savagewolf

Thanks. I'm a big fan of the frame so far, at...

Thanks. I'm a big fan of the frame so far, at least in appearance. You know who makes the frame, but at the same time it's not out there as prominent as some bikes. There is a good ratio of name to...
02-18-14, 11:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 894
Posted By Savagewolf

61 cm. I've usually ridden a 62cm-63cm, but this...

61 cm. I've usually ridden a 62cm-63cm, but this was as big as the Velo Orange bikes go now. Properly adjusted, I've been just fine on a 60cm, so this won't be any different.

I'm really...
02-18-14, 11:20 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,558
Posted By Savagewolf

I say go for it. It's your bike, and you know...

I say go for it. It's your bike, and you know how best it should be set up to make you ride it the most.
02-18-14, 10:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 894
Posted By Savagewolf

My NEW baby is here. Classic straight from the box, not quite vintage yet

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Most of the parts just came in today. I'm extremely busy, so it's going to take awhile to start building it up..but I'm pretty happy to have my new Pass Hunter. I can't wait to build this...
02-18-14, 12:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,650
Posted By Savagewolf

I wish I could go, but the budget doesn't allow...

I wish I could go, but the budget doesn't allow for it. I went last year as a winner of the Mark Bosworth Foundation scholarship. It was an incredible experience, and I met some great people.
...
02-16-14, 08:05 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 63,055
Posted By Savagewolf

If I were in charge of this event (I'm not) and...

If I were in charge of this event (I'm not) and if I were responsible for picking the early winners (I'm not) and if I was the one making the rules (I'm not) I would give Lascausxcaveman the win by...
Forum: Touring
02-16-14, 02:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,245
Posted By Savagewolf

You'll probably have the fewest problems with the...

You'll probably have the fewest problems with the new one. A completely brand new bike, and one that has 25 years of technology advancements and changes, has the inherent advantage.

That being...
02-16-14, 01:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,984
Posted By Savagewolf

That picture is right on the mark. I've been in...

That picture is right on the mark. I've been in the process of N -MINUS 1 lately. I know, a huge sin. I'm going for the end result of a much cleaner garage and work space, with a total of two...
02-16-14, 01:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,312
Posted By Savagewolf

I don't like the idea of cutting the frame at...

I don't like the idea of cutting the frame at all. To me, it seems a rather extreme procedure.
02-15-14, 11:13 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 63,055
Posted By Savagewolf

I think you have to include the cost of beer with...

I think you have to include the cost of beer with the bike if you get it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-14, 10:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,536
Posted By Savagewolf

I say go for it. The bike isn't going to hold...

I say go for it. The bike isn't going to hold you back at all. Disc brakes are nice, as well. The stopping power of my disc brake equipped bike is pretty impressive, even more so when it's a bit...
02-15-14, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 813
Posted By Savagewolf

I'm not in the boat to buy that one or the...

I'm not in the boat to buy that one or the cheaper priced one, I just think it's a neat collection of tools. My tool collection is done one at a time, here and there, as I need a tool and have the...
02-15-14, 06:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,729
Posted By Savagewolf

Just going off aesthetics, I don't like the Fiori...

Just going off aesthetics, I don't like the Fiori at all. The color scheme doesn't do it for me.
02-15-14, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 813
Posted By Savagewolf

Need some Campagnolo tools?

http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/4335206749.html

Hope your wallet is full if you want this thing.
02-15-14, 12:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,627
Posted By Savagewolf

The days (of which I never got to experience) of...

The days (of which I never got to experience) of a nice bike for a great deal in a thrift shop / Goodwill / Salvation Army seem to be drying up quite quickly. Every bike, even the junk ones, seem to...
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