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03-15-21, 04:23 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,965
Posted By jetignacio

Cycling and music using wireless headphones

Anyone here playing music with BT headphones while riding? I prefer to have some music while riding as it gives me a certain energy or fueled feeling, but tons of people are against it due to safety...
02-01-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 16,145
Posted By jetignacio

[QUOTE=seypat;21894809]I have a black Turbo I'm...

[QUOTE=seypat;21894809]I have a black Turbo I'm building up at the moment. Not all of the parts have shown up yet. It will be the opposite of the shiny Turbo....
08-10-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By jetignacio

Thanks for this reference. Yeah, they say that it...

Thanks for this reference. Yeah, they say that it can deal with any road condition...so the rim is a real bombshell. And one of the most commonly used for both amature and and pro for training at...
08-10-20, 02:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By jetignacio

Thanks! This is a great reference material.

Thanks! This is a great reference material.
08-09-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By jetignacio

Year Model Made

Good day,

Like to know the exact year when the Mavic GP4s were manufactured. Looked it up, but can't seem to find anything in the net. TIA!
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08-03-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By jetignacio

Thanks Iíll note that.

Thanks Iíll note that.
08-03-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By jetignacio

Thanks for the tip. As a newbie in tubulars I...

Thanks for the tip. As a newbie in tubulars I think Iíll try first using tape.
08-03-20, 04:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By jetignacio

Good suggestion. Any reason for the short usage?

Good suggestion. Any reason for the short usage?
08-03-20, 03:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By jetignacio

Glue or Tape?

Hello,

Iíve just bought myself a slightly used Mavic GP4 rims since Im a clincher guy all my bike life. I havenít tried using a tubular rim before and decided to buy one to know if I may be...
07-13-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 256
Posted By jetignacio

Retro Saddle

Planning to buy a Vetta SL Titanium saddle for my project build (neo-retro). I already have eyed one online but just wanted to check with everyone first their personal reviews and experience with the...
07-06-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,398
Posted By jetignacio

Some say that bikes that are a few cm's smaller...

Some say that bikes that are a few cm's smaller works for them in terms of handling sense (swaying; flare; spurt). I guess it really differs from one rider to another. Safest is to wait for the right...
06-30-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By jetignacio

Oh, forgot to mention that frame is a Columbus...

Oh, forgot to mention that frame is a Columbus chromolly steel frame. No brand markings seen. Kinda mystery frame.
06-30-20, 05:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By jetignacio

Yes I guess, since I see that other bb shells...

Yes I guess, since I see that other bb shells have the same code as well from different frames.
06-30-20, 02:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By jetignacio

BB Serial Number

Good day,

Anyone here in this group know whatís the meaning of the serial number under my bb mean which is C-69-E? Anyone have the same markings?

Canít seem to find anything in the net. Nothing...
06-21-20, 12:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,420
Posted By jetignacio

Iíve found gooold! Never thought I can still find...

Iíve found gooold! Never thought I can still find one! Bought myself a 11/28 Shimano 7s cog in fair condition as replacement for my 13/23...yes! This will certainly do me good now on climbs!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 12:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,815
Posted By jetignacio

Retro Cycling Shoes

Just found and bought me a mint condish old school cycling shoes. Anyone here still uses these type of shoes? I think this belongs in the 90ís era. TIA

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06-01-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,299
Posted By jetignacio

I see, so it depends really on the frame makers....

I see, so it depends really on the frame makers. Mine has no markings, I only see the Campy marks on rear and front dropouts.
06-01-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,299
Posted By jetignacio

I see, so meaning this frame that I have belongs...

I see, so meaning this frame that I have belongs to the early 70ís era of frames. Good to know that. Thanks for the inputs!
06-01-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,299
Posted By jetignacio

Thank you for your suggestions. Actually, I was...

Thank you for your suggestions. Actually, I was just wondering why some frame builders decide to put just one set of mounts. Like, was there an era of frames that was produced that way, or maybe it...
06-01-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,299
Posted By jetignacio

Actually thats what I was thinking but I donít...

Actually thats what I was thinking but I donít see any pin like shape under the tt for the pump to hold.
06-01-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,299
Posted By jetignacio

Bottle Cage Mount

Good day,

i have a cromo frame that has only one set of bottle cage mount and itís located on the downtube. I usually see as two being one on the dt and one on the st. I guess when it was built...
05-12-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By jetignacio

You're right. I might be just too anxious knowing...

You're right. I might be just too anxious knowing that retro parts really don't come easy. And if incase someone pops it up for sale it surely not cheap.
05-12-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By jetignacio

Diameter Difference

Will there be a significant effect on a 0.02 difference in terms of diameter size on a seatpost? I'm currently building an rb project and I don't have my frame with me to check since it's currently...
05-05-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,420
Posted By jetignacio

Honestly this is a project bike. What I'm...

Honestly this is a project bike. What I'm currently using is a Brompton. My area has more flats that rolling ones, and was thinking of a way for the bike to be flexible in any situation. But yeah,...
05-05-20, 06:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,420
Posted By jetignacio

Nice illustration of ratio difference, this is...

Nice illustration of ratio difference, this is helpful. Thanks!
05-04-20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,420
Posted By jetignacio

Great suggestions, thanks. I'll try the 52/39...

Great suggestions, thanks. I'll try the 52/39 chainring combinations first and go from there.
05-04-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,420
Posted By jetignacio

Yes, actually I want it to stay as a retro bike....

Yes, actually I want it to stay as a retro bike. Maybe for starters, I can look for a 38t chainring and replace my 42t, or if I can find a same model and year as mine but with a 52/38 combination (if...
05-04-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,420
Posted By jetignacio

Make sense. I'll just have to makes some...

Make sense. I'll just have to makes some adjustments on the areas where I ride, as retro parts don't come easy nowadays. Or maybe, choose climbs that are somewhat bearable with the kind of...
05-04-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,420
Posted By jetignacio

Crank and cog combination

I have an old school Shimano 105sc 7 speed. The combination is 53/42 (cranks) and a 13/23 (cogs). Would this be a match or a good combination? My rinding is a mix from flats to rolling terrains. Hope...
05-03-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 23,044
Posted By jetignacio

Just saw this helpful thread after a decade, and...

Just saw this helpful thread after a decade, and it really shed some light as I a have the same concern. Although, my crankset is a 53/42, and Iím assuming that it would have the same outcome as...
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