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Forum: Touring
06-22-10, 03:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,911
Posted By ZiP0082

I, too, bought my touring wheels from Bicycle...

I, too, bought my touring wheels from Bicycle Wheel Warehouse (26" Mavic M117 w/ 32H Deore LX hubs), and they've been great so far.
06-22-10, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,745
Posted By ZiP0082

i'm a fan of heavy-duty front racks. i used to...

i'm a fan of heavy-duty front racks. i used to own a cetma and sold it for a front surly nice rack, which has a generous platform on top, plus plenty of side-support for panniers.

surly nice rack...
06-12-10, 03:51 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 395,855
Posted By ZiP0082

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y86/ZiP0082/kogs0...

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y86/ZiP0082/kogs03.jpg
My 59cm Kogswell P/R: just got new bars, brake levers, and tape :)
06-12-10, 03:48 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 45,423
Posted By ZiP0082

I just got some Velo Orange Porteur Bars, and am...

I just got some Velo Orange Porteur Bars, and am happy with them so far.

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y86/ZiP0082/kogs01.jpg

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y86/ZiP0082/kogs02.jpg
Forum: Touring
06-11-10, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By ZiP0082

the build looks great - very nice!

the build looks great - very nice!
04-15-10, 01:59 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 109,895
Posted By ZiP0082

nice one!

nice one!
Forum: Touring
04-13-10, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,367
Posted By ZiP0082

true, but pass & stows are $250+

true, but pass & stows are $250+
Forum: Touring
04-12-10, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,367
Posted By ZiP0082

very cool - puts my surly nice rack to shame: ...

very cool - puts my surly nice rack to shame:

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y86/ZiP0082/kogswell_beer.jpg
04-09-10, 08:56 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,671
Posted By ZiP0082

Thanks, guys. tatfiend: I'm curious to see...

Thanks, guys.

tatfiend: I'm curious to see how the same rack works with the big dummy, sounds like it'll be even more tank-like, nice.

qmsdc15: I hear you, it may very well be that I've gotten...
04-08-10, 11:00 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,671
Posted By ZiP0082

I only had a short trip from the grocery store,...

I only had a short trip from the grocery store, but didn't notice a problem with steering. I have yet to do extended touring, but I almost always haul things on a front rack or basket, rather than...
04-08-10, 05:59 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,671
Posted By ZiP0082

some pretty impressive hauls in here. here's...

some pretty impressive hauls in here.

here's a 12-pack of bottles and a 12 pack of cans this evening on my Kogswell P/R with a Surly Nice Rack:
...
Forum: Touring
02-19-10, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By ZiP0082

I commute with MKS-GR9s and MKS steel clips with...

I commute with MKS-GR9s and MKS steel clips with leather straps. You can run them without clips & straps too, however they do have a platform side and a less-platformy underside.
Forum: Touring
02-18-10, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By ZiP0082

I'm 6'-3" and just built up a 59cm Kogswell P/R...

I'm 6'-3" and just built up a 59cm Kogswell P/R with 26" wheels and the fit seems great (though I likely could have fit one size up too), though I haven't logged a big ride yet. It's not exactly a...
Forum: Touring
02-13-10, 11:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,246
Posted By ZiP0082

Looks a lot better now -- nice! Though (and it's...

Looks a lot better now -- nice! Though (and it's hard to tell from the shot), the bar tape looks to be on the thin/less-comfortable side?
Forum: Touring
02-13-10, 11:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,246
Posted By ZiP0082

haha - yeah, the guys at my LBS were surprised at...

haha - yeah, the guys at my LBS were surprised at the geometry too. i can't wait to take it on a longer ride, i'm not sure yet how the 26" wheels will feel. also, since the picture, I've put road...
Forum: Touring
02-13-10, 11:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,889
Posted By ZiP0082

awesome, thanks :)

awesome, thanks :)
Forum: Touring
02-12-10, 03:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,889
Posted By ZiP0082

Anyone have any experience with the Team...

Anyone have any experience with the Team Professional? I picked up a gently-used one recently but haven't yet had a chance to take it on a longer ride.
Forum: Touring
02-10-10, 12:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,246
Posted By ZiP0082

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y86/ZiP0082/kogsw...

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y86/ZiP0082/kogswell_001.jpg
I've been building up this 59cm Kogswell P/R from a frameset (bought used locally).
Different from the picture at the moment: drop...
02-10-10, 12:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,255
Posted By ZiP0082

Thanks guys -- I was able to pry the top cap,...

Thanks guys -- I was able to pry the top cap, bolt, and star nut out via a screwdriver. Operator was correct - the starnut had been pulled up to the top. I've reinstalled the seemingly-fine...
02-09-10, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,255
Posted By ZiP0082

Ah - makes sense. You're saying the remedy is to...

Ah - makes sense. You're saying the remedy is to remove the front wheel and use a long rod and push the starnut all the way up from the bottom of the fork? In terms of the second option, I don't...
02-08-10, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,255
Posted By ZiP0082

stem top cap stripped?

Hi, my apologies if this issue has arisen before, but this evening I went to swap the 1-1/8" threadless Thomson stem on my touring bike (Kogswell P/R) with a longer stem, and I wasn't able to remove...
01-29-10, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,490
Posted By ZiP0082

+1, i do the same

+1, i do the same
01-29-10, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By ZiP0082

Cool - thanks for the responses. I'll eliminate...

Cool - thanks for the responses. I'll eliminate the slack this evening, it sounds like perhaps the fixed-length link cable is the right length, judging by the fact that nobody mentioned it looking...
01-29-10, 09:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 681
Posted By ZiP0082

awesome -- that testimonial deserves to be on the...

awesome -- that testimonial deserves to be on the velocity site :)
01-29-10, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By ZiP0082

Cantilever installation issues

First time posting in here, I wasn't able to find this same question recently, but sorry if it's already been covered:

So it's my first time installing cantilevers (rear ones pictures here,...
Forum: Touring
01-25-10, 02:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,645
Posted By ZiP0082

+1. I'm working on a touring build currently and...

+1. I'm working on a touring build currently and it's a lot of fun to source used & new parts :)
Forum: Touring
01-12-10, 06:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,376
Posted By ZiP0082

With a steel road bike frame that also doesn't...

With a steel road bike frame that also doesn't have fender/rack mounts near the rear drop outs, would a seatpost-mounted rack still be preferred over a more traditional rear rack that could be...
12-11-09, 06:46 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,689
Posted By ZiP0082

13. for the girls!

13. for the girls!
12-07-09, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By ZiP0082

I've heard about people going through Continuum...

I've heard about people going through Continuum Cycles on Avenue B in the East Village, however I'm pretty sure they ship out the frame/part to a powdercoating shop elsewhere.
Forum: Commuting
11-18-09, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 578
Posted By ZiP0082

(edited)

(edited)
11-11-09, 04:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 836
Posted By ZiP0082

looks great! have you weighed it?

looks great! have you weighed it?
11-11-09, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,545,862
Posted By ZiP0082

I ride a 57 and use MKS GR-9s with MKS L size...

I ride a 57 and use MKS GR-9s with MKS L size clips, and I am aware of toe overlap sometimes with slow, tight turns, but generally it's a non-issue.
11-11-09, 12:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,932
Posted By ZiP0082

as a happy kilo tt owner, i say get the sputnik,...

as a happy kilo tt owner, i say get the sputnik, for sure. they are lighter and a little less common than kilos. i'd certainly trade mine for one.
11-10-09, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,545,862
Posted By ZiP0082

I haven't posted a photo in a while, here's my...

I haven't posted a photo in a while, here's my bike, last month, in front of Admiral's Row in Brooklyn:

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y86/ZiP0082/kilo_admirals.jpg
11-02-09, 05:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,246
Posted By ZiP0082

I use a standard Chrome citizen bag, and haven't...

I use a standard Chrome citizen bag, and haven't ever had any leaks during storms.
10-28-09, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By ZiP0082

Looks like you did a great job with it, and the...

Looks like you did a great job with it, and the frame has classy colors. Seems like it could be a nice touring setup with different bars. It might be listed for $300 in the NYC area, and then take...
10-21-09, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By ZiP0082

My Centurion came with a 27.0 fluted sugino that...

My Centurion came with a 27.0 fluted sugino that looked great. It was a little short, and I found a silver Bontrager-branded one that seemed even lighter, despite being longer.

I think there are...
10-16-09, 02:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,180
Posted By ZiP0082

In defense of the NYPD, I did file a police...

In defense of the NYPD, I did file a police report the other week for an incident, though it was not cycling related, and the detective was super nice & helpful (in a Brooklyn precinct). I had heard...
10-15-09, 06:37 AM
Replies: 806
Views: 101,547
Posted By ZiP0082

I disagree - bikes can never be bright enough,...

I disagree - bikes can never be bright enough, the brighter the better!
10-14-09, 07:03 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,545,862
Posted By ZiP0082

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y86/ZiP0082/cetma...

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y86/ZiP0082/cetma_04.jpg
dropping off a box full of CDs, jewel cases, and zip disks/cases to be recycled.
10-13-09, 03:40 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 10,815
Posted By ZiP0082

:(

:(
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-09, 04:00 PM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,212,286
Posted By ZiP0082

Sorry -- haven't been to Charlotte, NC in a few...

Sorry -- haven't been to Charlotte, NC in a few years, perhaps my bike's long-lost twin. I have seen this same colorway though in the NYC area some, definitely bright.


definitely!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-09, 11:34 AM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,212,286
Posted By ZiP0082

http://www.thiscityismine.com/images/1393_061.jpg...

http://www.thiscityismine.com/images/1393_061.jpg
1988 Centurion Dave Scott Ironman w/ Shimano 105 group, 60cm
10-10-09, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,545,862
Posted By ZiP0082

I think radially laced front wheels are safe,...

I think radially laced front wheels are safe, though it may be debatable as to if they stay in true as long.
10-09-09, 11:41 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,923,617
Posted By ZiP0082

the brake arrived, and it's a rear brake, not a...

the brake arrived, and it's a rear brake, not a front one, as advertised in the ebay auction :mad:
10-09-09, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,545,862
Posted By ZiP0082

There's that sort of positive attitude between...

There's that sort of positive attitude between some tight-knit communities in the NYC area as well, but certainly not the city as a whole / or with complete strangers.
10-08-09, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,923,617
Posted By ZiP0082

rattlecan dura ace? :(

rattlecan dura ace? :(
10-06-09, 10:28 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,923,617
Posted By ZiP0082

as a five-rail owner, yes, i agree that a...

as a five-rail owner, yes, i agree that a three-rail may not be powerful enough for those things. though, I don't know that I trust my 5-rail to hold a person either; haven't tried yet.

what I...
09-30-09, 07:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,479
Posted By ZiP0082

i commute on my track bike each day, but it's...

i commute on my track bike each day, but it's only a 5-mile round trip. i have a cetma rack on the front for days when i need to also run errands en route.
09-29-09, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,545,862
Posted By ZiP0082

thanks! i've removed the bottle cage and swapped...

thanks! i've removed the bottle cage and swapped chainrings, and added a 5-rail cetma rack since the shot, but otherwise my bike's still looking the same.
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