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Forum: Touring
06-05-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,695
Posted By libertarian

This was moved into the touring category. Not...

This was moved into the touring category. Not sure what qualifies as such. I was hoping to get some input on most minimal gear for a week and how to best pack it. Iím not looking to go sightseeing or...
Forum: Touring
06-04-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,695
Posted By libertarian

Thanks, but thatís not the kind of tour I...

Thanks, but thatís not the kind of tour I envision. I donít want to be on a touring bike or bring along that much stuff.
Forum: Touring
06-04-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,695
Posted By libertarian

Cross alps tour, one week. Packing what?

Just started the process of roughly planning a trip to Europe with my bike and meet up with a friend over there. I'd bring my bike in a yet to purchase case and pick an airline that does this at a...
05-24-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By libertarian

I agree. I may look now to cut my losses and sell...

I agree. I may look now to cut my losses and sell locally and start over next year. Lesson learned here is that a Pinarello that fits me perfectly and has all the features I really want (including a...
05-23-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By libertarian

Handlebar recommendations

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Iím looking to make my Pinarello Gan RS in 57.5...
05-06-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,159
Posted By libertarian

Noiseless freehub? Shimano/

I recently got myself a Pinarello Gan RS that came with Shimano Ultegra (8000) and Fulcrum Quattro wheels. Not sure which freehub this is, probably a Shimano compatible Fulcrum (and who would...
06-19-17, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 683
Posted By libertarian

Swapping group sets on Pinarello

Hello there,

Back to my quest for a new road bike (next season). Still riding my old Campagnolo equipped steel frame right now. My daughter just joined me for riding and I got her a basic Trek...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-17, 08:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,438
Posted By libertarian

Tried that. Not with the options I'm after or in...

Tried that. Not with the options I'm after or in my size.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-17, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,438
Posted By libertarian

That would certainly be the more obvious way to...

That would certainly be the more obvious way to do it. Problem so far is that I can't find anyone who has a white Pinarello Gan and is willing to swap out the components for a Campagnolo Potenza. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-17, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,438
Posted By libertarian

Buying a Pinarello in Italy?

With my search for a new bike I'm thinking that I want a white Pinarello Gan with a Campagnolo Potenza or Chorus. Hard to get in the US and I'd pay extra to have the usual Shimano stuff removed. And...
03-10-17, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By libertarian

More or less sloped geometry differences

I'm looking to potentially make the transition from a traditional steel frame to a Pinarello carbon frame. Eyeing the Gan and the Rokh at the moment. I notice the differences in geometry, with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-17, 06:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,541
Posted By libertarian

Pinarello Gan vs Prince vs Rohk

I may be in the market at some point soon for a new or used PInarello (ideally with a new Campagnolo Potenza or older non-carbon Chorus group).

How would you describe the differences between the...
03-08-17, 09:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,861
Posted By libertarian

Great! That might be it.

Great! That might be it.
03-07-17, 02:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,861
Posted By libertarian

Good questions - though I really don't know what...

Good questions - though I really don't know what credit card touring is...

So again, looking to replace my current old bike. For lack of a better term I'm looking to enter the 21st century with...
03-07-17, 02:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,861
Posted By libertarian

Semi-handy with tools. I do basic adjustments,...

Semi-handy with tools. I do basic adjustments, but I'm not the type to take apart a crankset or clean ball bearings (I have a neighbor who can help with the complicated stuff, otherwise I give it to...
03-07-17, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By libertarian

Campagnolo: most recent/higher end groupset in steel/aluminum/chrome look?

Is the Veloce the highest end Campagolo groupset that is available in a chrome/aluminum look? And what was the year the Chorus/Record/Super Record groupset were switched to the carbon look and black?
03-07-17, 12:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,861
Posted By libertarian

Beautiful, but that takes it a bit too far. I'm...

Beautiful, but that takes it a bit too far. I'm looking for a classic look with some more practical and modern features.

How does the Campagnolo Veloce rate by the way? That's the look I'd be...
03-07-17, 12:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,861
Posted By libertarian

Recommendation for relatively recent classics for normal use

Hello everyone,

I wrote up a posting yesterday in the road bike forum but my phone must have killed it when sending. So after some more research and reading I post a new question here:


I want...
08-21-10, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,537
Posted By libertarian

IRD wobble?

Sorry to move up the old thread again. But I just bought two different IRD freewheels and they both wobble. One more than the other. At first I thought I may have bent something when removing my old...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-10, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By libertarian

Ooops. That's of course 6'2"....

Ooops. That's of course 6'2"....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-10, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By libertarian

Pinarello FP3 (SRAM) alternatives

Hi there,

I am a bit in a pickle - and actually that is a really good thing this time. I (most likely) have a little extra money coming my way the next few weeks. About $4,000 and I feel like that...
05-07-10, 07:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,953
Posted By libertarian

Exellent and thanks for clarifying.

Exellent and thanks for clarifying.
05-06-10, 03:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,953
Posted By libertarian

Thanks and my apologies again for not having the...

Thanks and my apologies again for not having the terminology down 100%. So if my freewheel is "English" than I don't have to worry what I buy as long as it isn't "French" (which I just learned...
05-05-10, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,953
Posted By libertarian

Thanks again for all the ideas and expertise. I...

Thanks again for all the ideas and expertise. I am not sure yet, which option sounds more appealing. I looked at the IRD freewheels. That may be it.



What do I have to look for in the...
05-05-10, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,953
Posted By libertarian

Thanks for all the advice so far. To clarify a...

Thanks for all the advice so far. To clarify a few of the quesitons:

Yes, the current freewheel is a 7-speed Regina extra 12-21.
Yes, I should replace the chain in any case.
The rear derailer is...
05-04-10, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,953
Posted By libertarian

Replacement freewheel REGINA, etc for my Campagnolo hubs?

Hello everyone,

I apologize if I don't have the terminology straight. I have been out of the loop for several years and have never been much of a bike mechanic even when I was still riding a lot....
07-13-09, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By libertarian

Alivio shifter "slips" through

I have 2002 Specialized Hardrock Comp with Shimano Alivio components. I noticed that my front shifter (the one that you press to go to the next bigger chain ring in the front) occasionally slips...
07-06-09, 10:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 19,705
Posted By libertarian

Result

Thanks for all the answers. Here is the final result after exchanging the pads with Jagwires, putting in new teflon cables and the DiaCompes from above.

Thanks for all the advice.
07-06-09, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By libertarian

Training plan tools

I am sure my questions are not new but with a quick search I couldn't find what I am looking for:

So here I am. Hitting 40, office job, family, 200lbs at 6'2" - you get the picture. Since I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-09, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 983
Posted By libertarian

Bikes for tall people?

I currently have 60cm frame on a classic bike. I am about 6'2" (186cm). If I ever wanted to get a new modern bike, say a Colnago CLX or so, I'd be out of luck, right? I used an online frame...
06-11-09, 08:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 19,705
Posted By libertarian

I got these today on ebay.

I got these today on ebay.
06-11-09, 12:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 19,705
Posted By libertarian

Thanks Karl, The Dia Compes would be perfect...

Thanks Karl,

The Dia Compes would be perfect if they came in tan or white. If found these here:

Cane Creek SCR-5 "∆ro" levers with gum hoods BRL27A...
06-09-09, 03:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 19,705
Posted By libertarian

Will those work on my old Weinmanns? Are there...

Will those work on my old Weinmanns? Are there different sizes?
06-09-09, 11:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 19,705
Posted By libertarian

Thanks for all the great replies so far! I will...

Thanks for all the great replies so far! I will check out the possibility of just keeping the Weinmanns and change to aero levers. Though I must say, the red Modolos look great and would be a perfect...
06-08-09, 11:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 19,705
Posted By libertarian

Modern brakes on vintage bike

I own a 1980s Puch Mistral EL which i just cleaned and took for ride. I would like to give it a somewhat cleaner look by changing the brake levers to a version that allows the wires to run under the...
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