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06-15-11, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,761
Posted By pozzello

The Trek Fuel Ex line is hard to beat.

The Trek Fuel Ex line is hard to beat.
06-15-11, 02:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 874
Posted By pozzello

Klein Mantra pivot bushings

Hi,

Does anyone know if the pivot bushings of aluminum and carbon Mantra frames are interchangeable?

Paul
06-06-11, 07:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,884
Posted By pozzello

I've used Stan's with Veloflex Carbon tubulars -...

I've used Stan's with Veloflex Carbon tubulars - I almost got a flat a few weeks ago, heard the psssssh for a few wheel rotations then the tire sealed up. I added a few more PSI and it was fine 100km...
06-01-11, 01:53 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 12,276
Posted By pozzello

ROFL! :) I've been 'whatever-ing' the hype...

ROFL! :)

I've been 'whatever-ing' the hype until I tried one - it really is all that. I have no love for anything mass-produced in china (especially with a sloping top tube) but the ride quality...
06-01-11, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,002
Posted By pozzello

Do the wooden blocks really work? Do you have any...

Do the wooden blocks really work? Do you have any before and after pics? I have an old Bianchi with a top tube dent from the handlebar... have you ever done it yourself? Any tips?
06-01-11, 12:33 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 12,276
Posted By pozzello

And what 'controversial' study would that be?...

And what 'controversial' study would that be? From my experience, the stiffer the bottom bracket the more power is transferred to the crank. Even the switch from a carbon square taper Record crank to...
06-01-11, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,918
Posted By pozzello

The nicest I've seen are the Sogreni leather...

The nicest I've seen are the Sogreni leather grips in Honey Brown:

http://sogrenibikes.com/images/attributes/handles.jpg
05-28-11, 12:36 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 12,276
Posted By pozzello

I beg to disagree - deep aero carbon rims =...

I beg to disagree - deep aero carbon rims = melodic bliss
05-24-11, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 251,612
Posted By pozzello

My 1978 Bianchi superleggera ...

My 1978 Bianchi superleggera

http://www.monosujet.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/upcoming-3.jpg

http://www.monosujet.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/upcoming-4.jpg

Paul
05-19-11, 11:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,805
Posted By pozzello

With all those bikes shouldn't that chick be in...

With all those bikes shouldn't that chick be in better shape???
05-19-11, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,936
Posted By pozzello

What actually constitutes a roadster? The rod...

What actually constitutes a roadster? The rod brake levers? The wheel size? This one is kind of a cross between the two as it has 26" wheels. The saddle is also in great condition, the whole bike...
05-19-11, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,936
Posted By pozzello

Rod-operated drum brakes is what I meant, first...

Rod-operated drum brakes is what I meant, first time I've ever seen that combo, has a really good feel.
05-19-11, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,936
Posted By pozzello

LOL, not sure I would ride it in the rain :)

LOL, not sure I would ride it in the rain :)
05-18-11, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,936
Posted By pozzello

1950's Raleigh Humber

I have the opportunity of picking up a 1951 Humber in very good condition (but not for a very good price :) ) I know all there is about Raleighs but nothing about Humbers. This one has rod brakes...
05-18-11, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By pozzello

I took it to Marinoni (a local frame builder in...

I took it to Marinoni (a local frame builder in Montreal) to make sure the frame and fork were perfectly aligned. I've ridden it a few times - PURE BLISS :). But I'll never forget the first ride when...
05-17-11, 12:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By pozzello

So

who's going to be the first and tell me the fork is bent???

:lol:

I got the Raleigh bug a few years ago restoring my father's old Sports, but these roadsters are in a league of their own - now...
05-17-11, 09:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By pozzello

NOS and still in the box! On eBay of all...

NOS and still in the box! On eBay of all places... local pickup only - I was the only bidder and picked it up for peanuts :thumb:
202268
05-17-11, 12:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By pozzello

New pictures of my Raleigh DL-1

Once you ride a DL-1 all other cruisers become insignificant :)

:love::love::love:


1972 Raleigh Tourist DL-1 (http://www.monosujet.com/blog/galleries/raleigh-tourist-dl-1/)
05-16-11, 05:00 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 16,404
Posted By pozzello

If you have a city cruiser

The perfect helmet for any vintage Raleigh :thumb:

http://www.yakkay.com

If you're in NYC, AdelineAdeline (http://www.adelineadeline.com/helmets.html)has a nice selection of helmets.
05-13-11, 10:55 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 5,563
Posted By pozzello

Tried sending you a mail, that's the bike I was...

Tried sending you a mail, that's the bike I was interested in too! My car was just too full but I'm still interested in the bike. Think you could help out?

Paul
05-11-11, 10:19 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 5,563
Posted By pozzello

Tried to PM you but only have 42 posts :( Can you...

Tried to PM you but only have 42 posts :( Can you PM me your email address so I can reach you?
05-11-11, 10:14 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 5,563
Posted By pozzello

I only stopped at the one further (east?), i.e. -...

I only stopped at the one further (east?), i.e. - further away from the velodrome. Could have been father and son, is the father a chained smoker? :)
05-11-11, 10:10 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 5,563
Posted By pozzello

His prices are really high, I tried negotiating a...

His prices are really high, I tried negotiating a little but he won't budge!
05-10-11, 02:49 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 5,563
Posted By pozzello

Does anyone know the name of the "shop"/private...

Does anyone know the name of the "shop"/private house a few blocks away from the Velodrome on Hamilton Blvd? He sells those old vintage balloon bikes and had a bunch of the on the side of the road.
...
02-22-11, 01:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,246
Posted By pozzello

Ebay Bianchi - LOL - Is this guy nuts??!!

Ebay Item # 220740908042

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=220740908042&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT#ht_6764wt_1060

:lol:
:roflmao:
:roflmao2:

:wtf:
12-14-10, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By pozzello

How about a Supernova?

I have a Supernova E3 Pro on my Raleigh Sports commuter and couldn't be happier. It works with all types of dynamos including my vintage Sturmey dynamo hub and more modern Busch & Muller Dymotec S6 -...
12-14-10, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 615
Posted By pozzello

I just posted my link to the Garmin Edge 800...

I just posted my link to the Garmin Edge 800 forum where it appears I'm not the only with the issue. If your screen is crumbling like mine, please contribute to the thread on the Garmin forum so that...
12-14-10, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 615
Posted By pozzello

Angry Garmin Edge 800 - FRAGILE screen !!

Does anyone else have chips on the side of their screens? I gently pressed my fingernail on the edge between the screen and the bezel to remove some dirt that was in the gap and the screen started...
12-06-10, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 883
Posted By pozzello

Studded Tires - self tapping carbide studs

Hi all,

I have an old Raleigh Sports with 26 1-3/8 tires that I use to commute during the winter. I came across some self-tapping carbide studs:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-10, 10:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By pozzello

Riding l'Eroica with Tubulars - should I use Stans?

I'll be riding l'Eroica in October and will be using tubulars. Over 100km on dirt roads, what would be the best tire for this race? Has anyone used Stan's with tubulars?

Paul
08-19-10, 10:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 212
Posted By pozzello

Need info Bontrager Race Lite tubeless

Hi all,

I have a 2008 Trek Fuel Ex 9.0 with Bontrager Race Lite rims that I would like to run tubeless. I wanted to use Bontrager valves and rim strips, is that all i need? Do I need some Stan's?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-10, 11:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,058
Posted By pozzello

Frack - I'm moving to Texas!!

Frack - I'm moving to Texas!!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-10, 11:07 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,287
Posted By pozzello

Hopefully I'll never find out.

Hopefully I'll never find out.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-10, 11:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,458
Posted By pozzello

ROFL - one of the best reasons to visit Montreal!...

ROFL - one of the best reasons to visit Montreal! French-Canadian women... yummmy :love:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-10, 10:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,450
Posted By pozzello

Nothing beats NYC for city riding; the streets...

Nothing beats NYC for city riding; the streets are wide and most are one-way. Traffic moves slowly and it's always a pleasant experience, nothing to be scared about!

Crossing the Brooklyn bridge...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-10, 10:24 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,287
Posted By pozzello

Dave Moulton has the best explanation of why...

Dave Moulton has the best explanation of why cyclists shave their legs - very entertaining read!

:thumb:

Why Cyclists Shave Their Legs...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-10, 11:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,458
Posted By pozzello

You haven't seen anything until you've been to...

You haven't seen anything until you've been to Montreal :eek:

They use such substandard quality materials that even weeks after new roads are built the asphalt is full of cracks.

Montreal...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-10, 07:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,648
Posted By pozzello

:roflmao: By far the best one so far! ...

:roflmao:

By far the best one so far!

Keep'em comin, I only need a few more good ones!

- Paul
06-07-10, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By pozzello

More like a 1985 Veloce

More like a 1985 Veloce
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-10, 10:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,648
Posted By pozzello

Top 10 sponsors you WON'T see at this year's Tour de France

Looking for some funny ones !

I'll add the best ones to my blog (and credit everyone who makes the list :) )

Guardian Traffic Systems
...
06-06-10, 01:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,840
Posted By pozzello

The general population has spoken, but the...

The general population has spoken, but the consensus seems to be getting rid of the girlfriend :innocent:
06-06-10, 01:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,839
Posted By pozzello

Did anyone notice the fork looks bent?

Did anyone notice the fork looks bent?
06-05-10, 08:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,840
Posted By pozzello

And that is one sweet MASI! :thumb:

And that is one sweet MASI! :thumb:
06-05-10, 08:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,840
Posted By pozzello

+1 on ditching the girlfriend :)

+1 on ditching the girlfriend :)
06-05-10, 06:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,839
Posted By pozzello

Definately bent, but an easy fix on a steel fork.

Definately bent, but an easy fix on a steel fork.
06-03-10, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By pozzello

ROFL!!! :roflmao: ...

ROFL!!!

:roflmao:

http://i855.photobucket.com/albums/ab120/OCDPaul/Ebay/campybrakes.jpg
06-03-10, 03:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By pozzello

Outlandish Ebay auctions!

Who wants to bid first!

:eek:

http://i855.photobucket.com/albums/ab120/OCDPaul/Ebay/raleighsports.jpg
05-27-10, 09:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,547
Posted By pozzello

NOS 1972 Raleigh Tourist DL-1 152820152821

NOS 1972 Raleigh Tourist DL-1

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05-18-10, 11:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,200
Posted By pozzello

What part didn't you understand :

What part didn't you understand :
05-18-10, 11:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,200
Posted By pozzello

I'm pretty easy going and open to discussion....

I'm pretty easy going and open to discussion. When Jim made it clear a partial restore implied a half-ass job, i told myself I might as well just suck it up (financially) so I asked for a quote for a...
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