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05-12-14, 03:28 AM
Replies: 5,005
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Posted By psee

Great Hampsten! That Disc Trucker is awesome...

Great Hampsten!

That Disc Trucker is awesome too!
03-31-14, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 3,506,131
Posted By psee

My Salsa Vaya. Will mostly be used for shorter...

My Salsa Vaya. Will mostly be used for shorter camping and overnighter bikepacking trips.

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3675/13540184213_a0f005e60c_b.jpg
Forum: Commuting
02-06-14, 03:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,393
Posted By psee

There's so many different options these days....

There's so many different options these days. Everyone dresses differently.

In summer i usually wear Bib Shorts with a short sleeve merino jersey. If i'm expecting rain i have a lightweight...
Forum: Touring
02-05-14, 02:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,582
Posted By psee

Sweden. Pretty much only on the smaller...

Sweden.

Pretty much only on the smaller trains/railway companies. In Southern Sweden it works well as you just buy an extra ticket for your bike (like $5).
On SJ trains, which is the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-14, 01:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,256
Posted By psee

I previously used LOOK and SPD but ended up with...

I previously used LOOK and SPD but ended up with aching knees whatever the cleat setup. Swapped to Speedplay Zero with 0-15 degree float and my knees are happier than ever.
01-09-14, 02:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By psee

Crosstrainer for winter training?

Hey,

Trying to get in some kind of acceptable shape and not having to start over from scratch in spring. Previous years i have pretty much taken a break in December to take up on riding again in...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,908
Posted By psee

Cool. A friend and a couple other guys are going...

Cool. A friend and a couple other guys are going touring from Reykjavik across the country to Husavik in the north next summer. Would love to come along but i'm so out of shape i would most likely...
Forum: Commuting
12-10-13, 03:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,678
Posted By psee

I'm 24 and have managed without a license this...

I'm 24 and have managed without a license this far. Will have get one though as pretty much all employers require you to have one. Absolutely no interest in cars and i rather get around by other...
11-07-13, 02:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 933
Posted By psee

'Hope Hoops' should be available on Hope 2 Pro...

'Hope Hoops' should be available on Hope 2 Pro Evo Hubs with Mavic TN 719 29" (700c) rims. Fairly lightweight and bombproof. The Hope hubs are brilliant too. Usually retails around 300-400.

Where...
10-17-13, 02:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,503
Posted By psee

I usually cut my bars down to my shoulder width...

I usually cut my bars down to my shoulder width so my arms are straight. But remember that on a 29er the bigger wheels means you will need to apply more force to turn than on a 26 inch MTB, hence the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-13, 01:01 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,557
Posted By psee

Tour Magazin did a big test on chains some time...

Tour Magazin did a big test on chains some time ago. http://www.tour-magazin.de/services/qtr/epaper_4_2011/page45.html

I run a 105 5701 currently and it's one of the most smooth shifting chains...
Forum: Commuting
10-03-13, 01:25 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,197
Posted By psee

The cheap Chinese/Dealextreme Cree lights are...

The cheap Chinese/Dealextreme Cree lights are often half the lumen at best. I have a tiny Fenix flashlight that runs on a CR123a battery with 180 lumens i usually strap to my helmet. Barely...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-13, 01:49 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,961
Posted By psee

I'm 23 and i have had the same problem since July...

I'm 23 and i have had the same problem since July when i did a 200km ride on a new bike that wasn't set up properly. Its a pain from the outside and left side of my right kneecap. I've only ridden a...
Forum: Commuting
09-27-13, 12:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,888
Posted By psee

Simple answer. Honjo/Gilles Berthoud with...

Simple answer.

Honjo/Gilles Berthoud with Mudflaps.
Forum: Commuting
09-25-13, 01:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,907
Posted By psee

I've run both Conti 4Seasons 28mm (more like...

I've run both Conti 4Seasons 28mm (more like 25mm) and now, Pasela 32mm and i feel no noticable difference in rolling resistance. With the lower pressure i feel more secure riding gravel and other...
09-18-13, 03:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By psee

I have a pair of Giro Privateer's which are super...

I have a pair of Giro Privateer's which are super comfortable. They replaced a pair of Sidis and i must say i like these much better....
09-16-13, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 1,474,525
Posted By psee

My rigid Inbred. ...

My rigid Inbred.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7448/9734252655_631de37e1f_b.jpg
09-12-13, 02:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,311
Posted By psee

I have a pair of Mavic A319 mounted on Tiagra...

I have a pair of Mavic A319 mounted on Tiagra hubs and i've used both Schwalbe 32mm and Panaracer Pasela 32mm tyres and they were super easy to mount and remove. Some tyres are just a PITA so mount.
09-12-13, 01:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,829
Posted By psee

How stupid it may sound, 27" tyres and wheels are...

How stupid it may sound, 27" tyres and wheels are actually bigger than 28".

The inner diameter of 27" is either 630/635mm, and 700c (28") is 622mm. I'm afraid that the 27" Gatorskins will be...
09-12-13, 01:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,058
Posted By psee

Two bottles, 500 & 700ml with water, where i put...

Two bottles, 500 & 700ml with water, where i put a High5 Zero Electrolyte tablet and a couple scoops of Dextropur which is just Dextrose in the 500ml bottle. The 700ml usually just contains clean...
09-03-13, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5,005
Views: 3,506,131
Posted By psee

My rychtarski in gravel mode with 32mm tyres. ...

My rychtarski in gravel mode with 32mm tyres.

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3823/9666966386_8639673656_b.jpg
08-17-13, 12:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,924
Posted By psee

I always cut down my flat bars to my axle width +...

I always cut down my flat bars to my axle width + ~15cm.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-09-13, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,763
Posted By psee

Crap. Yes it seems like the only MAP gas...

Crap. Yes it seems like the only MAP gas available is the MAP/Progas with a flame of ~2400c where Oxy/Ace has a flame of up to 3400c. May be a dead born project from the start, but im going to give...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-09-13, 08:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,763
Posted By psee

Hmm. Ok. I've seen some different nozzles...

Hmm. Ok.

I've seen some different nozzles for the Rothenberger MAPP torch i originally posted. So maybe one of those with a nozzle that gives a tighter flame and then stock up on MAPP bottles is...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-09-13, 08:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,763
Posted By psee

Thanks for the reply Velonomad. Great to...

Thanks for the reply Velonomad.

Great to hear it's Possible, at least.

Just came across this set.
Turbo/Mapp+Oxy. In separate tubes. Would this be a better option? Then you'd have more...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-09-13, 06:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,763
Posted By psee

Fillet with MAPP gas and a Hobby Torch?

I'm about to start on my first frame. It's gonna be a pretty basic lugged frame. The plan is to use a 1 1/8" headtube though, which means i will have to TIG/Fillet the joints as there are no lugs....
Forum: Touring
09-29-12, 03:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,410
Posted By psee

I'm running a 12-36 along with a compact 50/34 up...

I'm running a 12-36 along with a compact 50/34 up front. Works fine.
06-17-12, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By psee

Campag. Veloce 10s + Other Crankset?

Long story short.

I bought a TI frame a few days ago. I was planning on fitting Campagnolo Veloce 10s with UT cranks but then i noticed that the left BB cup in Plastic was damaged, and the tool...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-20-12, 04:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,553
Posted By psee

Thanks. Yeah, maybe it's not the best idea....

Thanks.

Yeah, maybe it's not the best idea. I think i'll use some fine filler instead.
Forum: Framebuilders
02-18-12, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,553
Posted By psee

Fillet over TIG Welds?

Hi.

I've bought a cheap custom Tig welded frame and would like to smooth out the joints and thought this would be a good oportunity to try out some fillet brazing. Is this a bad idea?

Thanks.
Forum: Touring
01-04-12, 06:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,343
Posted By psee

http://www.letitriderideride.com/

http://www.letitriderideride.com/
Replies: 4
Views: 6,157
Posted By psee

Looking for a small front rack bag

Hi, Building up a Randonneur/Audax bike over the winter and now i'm looking for a bag to put on the front rack. I want a smaller bag that sits along the lenght of the rack, and not across it, like...
11-22-11, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By psee

Thanks. But it's not really the clamp size i'm...

Thanks. But it's not really the clamp size i'm worried about, but if the levers will fit and work on the bands mount/bosses.

Anyways. I just bought an old Shimano 105 downtube shifter whos band...
11-22-11, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By psee

Downtube clamp-on shifter interchangeability?

Hi.

I'm building up an old Raleigh without downtube bosses. I wonder where i can find, or which old downtube clamp/band to buy that would work together with the new Dia Compe Friction shifters i...
11-04-11, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,762
Posted By psee

Just in front of the chainstay bridge, of course....

Just in front of the chainstay bridge, of course. Too tight for a 50mm fender (probably). I'll try to solve that with a p-clamp.

I will try on some 35-40c tyres to see if they fit. If they do i'll...
11-04-11, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,762
Posted By psee

I'll try on 35-40mm tyres to see if that will...

I'll try on 35-40mm tyres to see if that will work if i get the 50mm fenders.

I'm also a bit lost on one thing. Do the fenders go in between the chainstays? Where you fasten it to the little...
11-04-11, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,762
Posted By psee

Will 50mm fenders fit?

Hi.

I have an old Raleigh RRA frame i'm building a classic looking Randonneur/Light touring bike of as a winter project. Now i've come to the choice of fenders but i'm having a hard time picking...
09-01-11, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,232
Posted By psee

Campagnolo 9s casette on 8s wheel/hub?

Hi. I'm currently running an old Athena 8 speed group on my old Colnago. Now i would like to equip it with modern parts and was wondering if a new 9-speed casette will fit on the hub i'm using now....
Forum: Touring
08-03-11, 06:01 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,765
Posted By psee

I must say i'm glad i live in a country where i...

I must say i'm glad i live in a country where i can go, camp and set up a fire pretty much anywhere i want.

In other countries i've done some stealth camping being gone in the morning before...
Forum: Touring
08-02-11, 03:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,324
Posted By psee

Get the Axiom Streamliner DLX. Fits on bikes...

Get the Axiom Streamliner DLX. Fits on bikes without eyelets for normal racks. It mounts to the QR-Axle and to the rear brake hole. Just got one for my road bike to use on longer rides. ...
Forum: Touring
07-31-11, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By psee

Rack on steel road bike?

Been wanting to go on a longer ride this summer (~5 days) to try out some light touring. Unfortunately i only have a bunch of steel road bikes without eyelets for racks.

Does anyone here have...
04-25-11, 05:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,337
Posted By psee

Thanks. I think i'll give them a try. Not as...

Thanks.

I think i'll give them a try. Not as good looking as C-Record ones though.. http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=280661226624&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT

You can apparently...
04-23-11, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,337
Posted By psee

Shifters for C-Record Derailleurs.

Working on my first geared bike and kind not sure which downtube (braze-on) shifters that would work together with Campagnolo C-Record derailleurs.

Been looking at these Syncro II...
01-29-11, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By psee

Mixing BB Spindle and Cups?

Hi.

I need a bottom bracket for my french track bike but i don't feel like paying the $100+ that they sell for.

Would it be possible to get some old French threaded cups...
01-11-11, 04:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,804
Posted By psee

Thanks, I've done some more research and...

Thanks,

I've done some more research and apparently it was built by a local bike shop in Bologna, they named the frames after the square nearby, "Piazza".
Another person told me that it was built...
01-10-11, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,804
Posted By psee

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5282/5342968242_120...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5282/5342968242_120bf4ecac_z.jpg

(random parts put on here. no tires either)
01-10-11, 06:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,804
Posted By psee

Italian frame. Help identifying?

Hi, i could need some help identifying this frame. Currently in process of restoring it and like to know (if possible) who build this frame or for which maker. It was metallic blue but with most of...
11-28-10, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By psee

Eyelet rust

Just got a pair of mavic rims in overall good condition, but with somewhat rusty eyelets. It's mainly on the surface so i guess it can be polished away. You think the rust could affect the strenght...
11-16-10, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,456
Posted By psee

Anyone else know anything more about Piazza?...

Anyone else know anything more about Piazza? Can't find any information anywhere :(
10-01-10, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,456
Posted By psee

Thanks! It does look kind of like the 70's...

Thanks! It does look kind of like the 70's Colnagos.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2579/3750390746_b88909cfcf_b.jpg
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