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10-03-11, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,612
Posted By jjmadaj

Tell me more about my Atala Professionisti

I picked up this Atala for a nice price on CL a few days ago. Its a little small for me, I need an inch on the seatpost for sure. That being said it feels like a rocket ship compared to my other...
02-01-11, 10:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,346
Posted By jjmadaj

look at the brooks on the winter weather bikes!?

look at the brooks on the winter weather bikes!?
02-01-11, 08:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,346
Posted By jjmadaj

oh and tandems at 2am work too ...

oh and tandems at 2am work too
http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i207/jjmadaj/iphone3041.jpg
02-01-11, 08:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,346
Posted By jjmadaj

Last year I rode a ~65 g.i. fixed gear with 32c...

Last year I rode a ~65 g.i. fixed gear with 32c vittoria rando's with fenders. It made riding in crappy weather tolerable, and fresh snowpack was a blast....
02-01-11, 06:05 AM
Replies: 15,283
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Posted By jjmadaj

I am still in search of a 1inch steel(cro-mo)...

I am still in search of a 1inch steel(cro-mo) touring fork with a ~9" steerer. Must have canti studs and eyelets, with around 45degree rake.
Everything I find has too short of a steerer, its gotta...
02-01-11, 02:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,645
Posted By jjmadaj

At the last cirque du cyclisme I bought a NOS...

At the last cirque du cyclisme I bought a NOS turbo gel saddle for a 5 spot. Put it on CL for 75, and was offered 100 to ship to GA. Not that cool of a story or product.. but it was the biggest...
01-30-11, 05:55 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,841
Posted By jjmadaj

I love it. This build cracks me up because there...

I love it. This build cracks me up because there are so many parts that I have planned to use on my Voyageur build, its like looking into the future! Great work.
01-25-11, 10:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,566
Posted By jjmadaj

So, I bought another voyageur. It is a 90 with...

So, I bought another voyageur. It is a 90 with all tange tubes and fork, sticker says made in japan, and it is stamped on the lower headlug. I'm not sure if this changes anything previously stated,...
01-19-11, 01:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,753
Posted By jjmadaj

http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i207/jjmadaj/dea...

http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i207/jjmadaj/deadbrooks.jpg
01-19-11, 12:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,390
Posted By jjmadaj

Yeah, they have colors now. Even saddles made...

Yeah, they have colors now. Even saddles made with organically fed cows aged 7 years for stronger leather, and the saddle has the cows name on it. ...
01-17-11, 11:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,612
Posted By jjmadaj

had to wiki echoplex.. constant learning on these...

had to wiki echoplex.. constant learning on these forums
01-09-11, 11:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By jjmadaj

You have a good eye, it has biopace, dt shifters,...

You have a good eye, it has biopace, dt shifters, a shock-absorber seatpost(which I had never sat on before, I hate it), and he went from aero to non.
01-09-11, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By jjmadaj

Craigslist comes through again!

I just picked up a '90 Schwinn Voyageur and an '84 Univega Gran Turismo tonight from two different sellers, for $75 and $65 respectively. The schwinn I bought from the original owner who lived in a...
01-02-11, 05:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,604
Posted By jjmadaj

If that's in reference to the eBay fork, though...

If that's in reference to the eBay fork, though the pictures look like it would fit, the sellers measurement of the steerer is too short for my 25" frame. I asked an eBay question to confirm the size...
01-02-11, 03:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,604
Posted By jjmadaj

http://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_de...

http://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=7000
I have not seen any surly forks in 1" until this. For $73 bucks it could work for me. However I havent thrown any lines out for a...
01-01-11, 03:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,604
Posted By jjmadaj

That is a nice fork, I will wait something will...

That is a nice fork, I will wait something will come around, its gonna be a long duration build anyway. The headtube and lugs are all good, what isnt good though is the cussing frozen seatpost, which...
01-01-11, 12:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,566
Posted By jjmadaj

I bought an 85 voyageur today, tenax tubes,...

I bought an 85 voyageur today, tenax tubes, sticker says made in japan for schwinn. It has the sn on the lower headlug, like the photo above, 5D10446. Panasonic?
01-01-11, 11:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,604
Posted By jjmadaj

Thanks for the suggestions. So I just bought it...

Thanks for the suggestions.
So I just bought it for $40, which I thought was a great deal. Upon getting it home, I looks a little bit rougher than I thought, now Im not sure it was such a great...
01-01-11, 01:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,604
Posted By jjmadaj

pics ...

pics
http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i207/jjmadaj/voya1.jpghttp://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i207/jjmadaj/voya2.jpghttp://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i207/jjmadaj/voya3.jpg
i know it aint much but...
12-31-10, 10:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,604
Posted By jjmadaj

85 Schwinn Voyageur Fork question

Not really specific to the bike, more of a fork question. Im about to buy an 85 voyageur frame in the morning with a non-stock fork, it doesnt have canti bosses and only one set of braze-ons. Im...
09-26-10, 07:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,982
Posted By jjmadaj

It makes sense to me, most people dont know the...

It makes sense to me, most people dont know the difference between tubing material. You still see a ton of Drafts on the streets, theyre high ten and everyone hates them on the internet, but in bike...
09-23-10, 05:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By jjmadaj

I think your right about the 82, the font and...

I think your right about the 82, the font and color looks like a match for that year. Still can't find another one out there though, it's rare but I'm not sure what that means, more obscure than...
09-22-10, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By jjmadaj

Turns out tange champion #5 is straight gauge...

Turns out tange champion #5 is straight gauge Cro-mo, that catalog in the tange tubing thread really helped. Any insight out there? The only super tourer I can find is a 70's model which is an...
09-21-10, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By jjmadaj

80s Raleigh Super Tourer? Need some help

Okay so I contacted this person on CL, and really like the bike, looks like it would fit too. But I can't find anything online about it, I know it has tange #5 tubing which there is some debate from...
09-02-10, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,217
Posted By jjmadaj

http://cgi.ebay.com/VP-SUPERLITE-DOWNHILL-DH-BMX-P...

http://cgi.ebay.com/VP-SUPERLITE-DOWNHILL-DH-BMX-PLATFORM-PEDALS-GOLD-9-16-/290464326055?pt=Cycling_Parts_Accessories&hash=item43a105e1a7#ht_699wt_911&afsrc=1
Theyre only available in gold. But you...
08-29-10, 07:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,161
Posted By jjmadaj

THe guys on urban velo did a review on these...

THe guys on urban velo did a review on these vp-001 pedals a while back. platforms that are a little thinner if you have pedal strike concern. They retail for 80 bucks I think but I found em on ebay...
08-26-10, 12:07 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,273
Posted By jjmadaj

i got a chainring and 2 spoke nipples at 50 cents...

i got a chainring and 2 spoke nipples at 50 cents each. total was 5.60 shipped! that is a deal and a half
08-24-10, 01:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 953
Posted By jjmadaj

if your interested.. get installous on cydia....

if your interested.. get installous on cydia. free apps
08-24-10, 12:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 953
Posted By jjmadaj

Heres some screenshots of cyclemeter for iphone,...

Heres some screenshots of cyclemeter for iphone, I dont remember if it cost money (im jailbroken and dont pay for apps). It seems to work pretty well, cell tower triangulation messes up sometimes,...
07-30-10, 08:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 588
Posted By jjmadaj

Sounds like you got four good candidates for...

Sounds like you got four good candidates for practicing how to patch a tube. Which, imo, is a more frustrating task to learn than installing tubes. good luck
07-09-10, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By jjmadaj

yes those will work fine, with or without drop...

yes those will work fine, with or without drop levers
07-09-10, 09:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,696
Posted By jjmadaj

oh god, this is exactly how my girlfriend insists...

oh god, this is exactly how my girlfriend insists on riding my old b17:(, if its comfortable..fine, im not telling her not to do it. it just hurts to look at a little. do you think if i tensioned it...
06-01-10, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By jjmadaj

they are a very round oval, the murray/serotta...

they are a very round oval, the murray/serotta track forks i have found pics of had a straight crown not the sloping crown of mine
06-01-10, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By jjmadaj

http://bulgier.net/pics/bike/Catalogs/serotta-86/s...

http://bulgier.net/pics/bike/Catalogs/serotta-86/ser2.jpg

i found this, the lug cutout looks the same in this picture.
still looking around to see what else i can come up with, and yeah it is a...
06-01-10, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By jjmadaj

the tire is a rubino pro 700x23, the brake is an...

the tire is a rubino pro 700x23, the brake is an old suntour. it works fine as is, i have several hundred miles on it, and the previous owner had many thousand on it, so im not worried about the...
06-01-10, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By jjmadaj

yeah i did thanks

yeah i did thanks
06-01-10, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By jjmadaj

help identify my fork

well not identify, cause i know its a murray, however ive never heard of murray as not a kmart brand. its got campy dropouts and very tight clearances. It is probably meant for 650 b/c i cannot...
06-01-10, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By jjmadaj

help identify my fork

well not identify, cause i know its a murray, however ive never heard of murray as not a kmart brand. its got campy dropouts and very tight clearances. It is probably meant for 650 b/c i cannot...
05-26-10, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,251
Posted By jjmadaj

yeah fixie inc. is that logo F star logo

yeah fixie inc. is that logo F star logo
05-26-10, 12:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,251
Posted By jjmadaj

i seem to remember a product being sold as car...

i seem to remember a product being sold as car scratchers "your only defense against the a hole drivers out there" or some other tag line like that. maybe fixie inc. is the brand?
05-10-10, 01:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,427
Posted By jjmadaj

neither of us drive, so we bike everywhere. i...

neither of us drive, so we bike everywhere. i have the 44x19 girlfriend gear on my townie specifically for this.
04-20-10, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By jjmadaj

That's John cardiel. He is the sht, he's a pro...

That's John cardiel. He is the sht, he's a pro skater who got paralyzed but is now able to ride a fixed gear, he still can barely walk.
04-06-10, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 485,949
Posted By jjmadaj

Yeah its a chopped down old wald rattle canned...

Yeah its a chopped down old wald rattle canned black. It was solid for a while, but the front support wasnt attatched to the basket so it rattled, it couldve probably been jb welded but it didnt...
03-29-10, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 485,949
Posted By jjmadaj

[img]http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i207/jjmada...

[img]http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i207/jjmadaj/iphone058.jpg
broke and needed money i sold it, i got something new in the works now
07-22-09, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,506
Posted By jjmadaj

thats a lot wider than i would have thought, what...

thats a lot wider than i would have thought, what kind of tires
07-22-09, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,506
Posted By jjmadaj

weinmann dp 18, how wide of a tire

does anyone know how wide of a tire i can fit on dp18's. I want to try some randonneur 32's if possible, has anyone tried this
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