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12-10-18, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 979
Posted By canyoneagle

Nice! Maple View is quite the scene in Summer,...

Nice!
Maple View is quite the scene in Summer, and worth the wait!

I worked at Brown Cycles on Main Street in GJ, mainly in 2013/2014 when I was on a "break" from professional full-time work.
At...
12-04-18, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 979
Posted By canyoneagle

WOW! I love that bike!!!! It reminds me of my (no...

WOW! I love that bike!!!! It reminds me of my (no longer in my posession) Singular Gryphon, but better due to the plus wheels. Nice ride!
11-28-18, 11:30 AM
Replies: 24,357
Views: 2,267,478
Posted By canyoneagle

Went out for a night singletrack ride last night...

Went out for a night singletrack ride last night - only an hour, but great ride. Chilly (near freezing and breezy), but I warmed up just fine and had a great time.

Inaugural ride with these...
11-28-18, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 979
Posted By canyoneagle

I like them alot. These are the BR-8000 4 pots,...

I like them alot. These are the BR-8000 4 pots, not the BR-8020. Not sure what the difference is, if any, but it seems most of the 4 pots out there are 8020's.

I love the brakes. Great modulation...
11-27-18, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 979
Posted By canyoneagle

Wow! nice rides! I agree with rumrunn6 - I feel...

Wow! nice rides!
I agree with rumrunn6 - I feel so much more at home in the woods or away from the urban fray, and I wonder if I'll ride my road bike very much in the future.

I've been a hardtail...
11-26-18, 06:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 979
Posted By canyoneagle

Back on the dirt.....

After building my retro-mod Zullo (https://www.bikeforums.net/fifty-plus-50/1155564-retro-mod-road-bike-project-mixing-new-classic.html), I have come to the realization that I'm not living in an area...
11-15-18, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By canyoneagle

Hard to go wrong with the Roscoe IMO. Disclosure...

Hard to go wrong with the Roscoe IMO. Disclosure - I have no personal experience with it, but the reviews seem consistently positive.
The Santa Cruz Chameleon is another option. ...
11-01-18, 09:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,526
Posted By canyoneagle

Thank you! It hits my nostalgia buttons, while...

Thank you!
It hits my nostalgia buttons, while also taking advantage of modern technology.

This is my take on a Singer Porsche....
Well, I guess if I'd gone full Super Record.....
...
11-01-18, 08:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,526
Posted By canyoneagle

Nice work!!! There is something liberating...

Nice work!!!
There is something liberating about working on one's own bicycle. Steel frames are practical, but there is also something...... special about them. Especially the lugged frames.

I've...
10-30-18, 04:27 PM
Replies: 51,235
Views: 6,659,939
Posted By canyoneagle

Seller has had this one up for a while now. Price...

Seller has had this one up for a while now. Price has dropped significantly. 61.5 cm Caloi team frame, Axel Merckx issue. I had chatted with the seller some time ago, he had twitter and text from...
10-10-18, 12:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,412
Posted By canyoneagle

Great find! Looks to be in excellent condition

Great find!
Looks to be in excellent condition
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-18, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 67,422
Posted By canyoneagle

THAT is the coolest thing I've seen in a long time

THAT is the coolest thing I've seen in a long time
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-18, 08:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,922
Posted By canyoneagle

I'm using a rice cooker - definitely harder to...

I'm using a rice cooker - definitely harder to control temperature.

I'm still in the early stages (less than 200 miles) but so far, so good.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-18, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 67,422
Posted By canyoneagle

Straight to P&R with that one ;)

Straight to P&R with that one ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-18, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 67,422
Posted By canyoneagle

Ugh. I went there, didn't I?

Ugh. I went there, didn't I?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-18, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 67,422
Posted By canyoneagle

Perhaps so. Could be a good conversation ...

Perhaps so. Could be a good conversation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmPgJV643h8
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-18, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 67,422
Posted By canyoneagle

HOT - with black, red or white bar tape, that is....

HOT - with black, red or white bar tape, that is.

Oh sorry, wrong thread
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-18, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 67,422
Posted By canyoneagle

Well done! Not gonna comment on the Di2 battery...

Well done!
Not gonna comment on the Di2 battery :innocent:
10-06-18, 03:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,526
Posted By canyoneagle

Current iteration. Just replaced the saddle,...

Current iteration.
Just replaced the saddle, and very happy with the decision thus far.

I ordered a set of Veloflex masters that I will be mounting to the spare set of Nucleons. This will be my...
10-06-18, 03:01 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,175
Posted By canyoneagle

Good advice thus far on the equipment front. ...

Good advice thus far on the equipment front.

It sounds like you are also wanting to improve fitness, which brings basic training into the conversation.

I'm assuming wussytis is a humorous term...
10-06-18, 02:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,526
Posted By canyoneagle

I've been in contact with Tiziano Zullo since...

I've been in contact with Tiziano Zullo since this frame came on my radar (Ebay purchase from a seller in Poland). So nice to establish a connection to the man who made the frame. This is an aspect I...
10-06-18, 11:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,369
Posted By canyoneagle

They show retail as $270 on that saddle. Pretty...

They show retail as $270 on that saddle. Pretty good price.
This particular one is not padded - not everyone's cup of tea, but this is the most comfortable saddle I've owned.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-18, 11:35 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,922
Posted By canyoneagle

I built up a commuter some years ago with a Gates...

I built up a commuter some years ago with a Gates belt drive and Alfine 8 speed hub. Totally maintenance free driveline.

I'm curious about the wet weather performance of wax (I'm mainly a...
10-06-18, 12:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,333
Posted By canyoneagle

This one might do, Disclosure - photo is of my...

This one might do, Disclosure - photo is of my stem, from my Ebay ad. Not soliciting here.
Hinged faceplate. Pretty clever, with some style
...
10-05-18, 11:20 PM
Replies: 24,357
Views: 2,267,478
Posted By canyoneagle

Yup! Brief but fun romp on the Zullo. ...

Yup!
Brief but fun romp on the Zullo.

https://www.strava.com/activities/1886186191
10-05-18, 11:02 PM
Replies: 2,364
Views: 447,119
Posted By canyoneagle

Soul ride. Romantic nostalgia and modern...

Soul ride.
Romantic nostalgia and modern functionality.

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-18, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 67,422
Posted By canyoneagle

High School, primarily. Did some jazz as well. ...

High School, primarily. Did some jazz as well. Love the classics - Alice Coltrane, Miles Davis, Pharoah Sanders, John Coltrane.....

Been listening to alot of these guys lately. Newer group...
10-05-18, 10:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,369
Posted By canyoneagle

Competetive Cyclist Here's the one I got. ...

Competetive Cyclist

Here's the one I got. No padding, but extremely comfy for me
https://www.competitivecyclist.com/selle-smp-forma-saddle-sll000p
10-05-18, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 972
Posted By canyoneagle

Thanks,guys! For me this is a bit of the...

Thanks,guys!

For me this is a bit of the nostalgia I feel for my early years, falling in love with cycling in the 70's. The aesthetic of that era is my personal sweet spot. I think we each have...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-18, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 67,422
Posted By canyoneagle

That's cool

That's cool
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-18, 07:26 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,245
Posted By canyoneagle

I agree. ...

I agree.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmInkxbvlCs
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-18, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 67,422
Posted By canyoneagle

There's a fine line with the cutout saddles....

There's a fine line with the cutout saddles. Watch for any potential pressure points. Padding tends to lessen the effectiveness in my experience.

I've been seeking a solution to saddle numbness...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-18, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 67,422
Posted By canyoneagle

What madness? Isn't Addiction sort of like the...

What madness? Isn't Addiction sort of like the rogue Foo subculture of the road forums?

Oh, and trying to keep things relevant.

.... and I get that I may have missed a /S with tongue firmly in...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-18, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 67,422
Posted By canyoneagle

Saddles are so specific, but I just got this one,...

Saddles are so specific, but I just got this one, and have only done a few short rides with it. Initial impressions are excellent - looks like a new favorite for me. We'll see how it does on longer...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-18, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 529
Posted By canyoneagle

+1 I also like the Crank Bros options. I've...

+1
I also like the Crank Bros options. I've used eggbeaters on mountain bikes, and a number of their platform / clipless pedals for commuters. Great interface, IMO

I'm using Time at the moment...
10-05-18, 06:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,369
Posted By canyoneagle

I just changed to Selle SMP after trying many...

I just changed to Selle SMP after trying many other options through the years, and am very happy with it. CC is having a sale on some ot these now. Got my Forma for 40% off.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-18, 05:26 PM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,216,375
Posted By canyoneagle

My neo-retro ride. Just built, and from my...

My neo-retro ride. Just built, and from my handful of rides, I'm happy with it. Elated, actually.

1990 Zullo Pro frame with EL-OS tubing (not TVM, but another Euro pro)
2018 Chorus
2014 SR...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-18, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 67,422
Posted By canyoneagle

Oh, yes. No way I would've put Shimano or SRAM on...

Oh, yes. No way I would've put Shimano or SRAM on the bike. Not that those aren't great component groups, but I've always been a Campy guy first....
Especially on Italian steel

First wheelset...
10-05-18, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 674
Posted By canyoneagle

Me too. I even sent money to get an autographed...

Me too.
I even sent money to get an autographed photo LOL
I wish I would have kept it now. Ebay didn't exist in those days
10-05-18, 04:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 674
Posted By canyoneagle

Adds new meaning to the term,...

Adds new meaning to the term, "centerpull"
10-05-18, 04:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 972
Posted By canyoneagle

I've been absolutely loving the bike. Perfect...

I've been absolutely loving the bike. Perfect blend of the ride quality that only a handmade steel frame can provide, with the performance and convenience of modern components. Loving it.
At its...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-18, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 67,422
Posted By canyoneagle

Good quick afternoon ride today. Loving my new...

Good quick afternoon ride today. Loving my new build. Happy weekend, BF!

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-18, 10:43 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,922
Posted By canyoneagle

Waxing chain vs oiling - not looking back

In the olden days, degreasing a chain and soaking it in paraffin was a common thing to do for winter conditions.
Seems there is a new awareness of using wax products in lieu of traditional oil, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-18, 10:36 AM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,657,558
Posted By canyoneagle

Good sale on CC. Trying this saddle out to see...

Good sale on CC. Trying this saddle out to see if it does the trick

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10-05-18, 09:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 674
Posted By canyoneagle

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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10-04-18, 12:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,509
Posted By canyoneagle

I was in a similar quandry. I opted for a build...

I was in a similar quandry. I opted for a build with black components, and wanted to stick with a 5-arm spider. I ended up getting a 2014 Super Record Ti for cheap (longer lengths on closeout at...
10-04-18, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,118
Views: 252,683
Posted By canyoneagle

I no longer own this, but it was a really great...

I no longer own this, but it was a really great riding bike. CL find that I fully refurbished. One of the last years the Eros was Italian made.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-18, 10:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,798
Posted By canyoneagle

Looks alot like my situation. I'm at the top of...

Looks alot like my situation. I'm at the top of a 25% grade. A short one, thankfully, but it is a bit of a stinger at the end of a ride.

I typically drive a short distance to a MUP trailhead...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-18, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 67,422
Posted By canyoneagle

That's a whole can of worms unto itself. I'm...

That's a whole can of worms unto itself. I'm sure there's a whole thread on that one
10-03-18, 10:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,648
Posted By canyoneagle

Nice job! I've always loved that era of Peugeots.

Nice job! I've always loved that era of Peugeots.
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