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01-12-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 864
Posted By acoustophile

lmao what, i was promoting it as an enforcer idk...

lmao what, i was promoting it as an enforcer idk what you're on about :/
01-12-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 864
Posted By acoustophile

Lol chill I just meant ignore the stickers and...

Lol chill I just meant ignore the stickers and dont mistake me talking about an Enforcer and then posting a Cinelli.
01-12-21, 12:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 864
Posted By acoustophile

Kilo wt, mash work, all city big block, squid...

Kilo wt, mash work, all city big block, squid so-ez. I had a steamroller but found the geometry and weight too sluggish. I replaced it with an Enforcer BD (https://www.enforcerbikes.com/enforcer-bd)...
01-11-21, 11:10 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 74,751
Posted By acoustophile

According to https://www.bikecalc.com/gear_inches...

According to https://www.bikecalc.com/gear_inches a 16 tooth freewheel will give you 70 gear inches with a 52t ring.
01-08-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 74,751
Posted By acoustophile

Assuming that you want to stay within 70 gear...

Assuming that you want to stay within 70 gear inches, at 50x16 would do it. I'm assuming that you're going to keep the chainring and just change out the rear freewheel, so I guess it depends what...
01-03-21, 11:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By acoustophile

The problem with freewheel hubs like the Mavic...

The problem with freewheel hubs like the Mavic 550 is that you'll have to redish the wheel to get a straight chain line with the front chain ring. You could also adjust the chain line by rearranging...
01-03-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By acoustophile

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Converted my road bike to to a gravel/snow rig bu throwing 38c's...
11-24-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By acoustophile

Is the spline just deeper, or is the...

Is the spline just deeper, or is the circumference of the freehub also larger? If the circumference is the same then you could always use un-splined spacers.
11-23-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By acoustophile

You could always flop and chop a pair of drop...

You could always flop and chop a pair of drop handlebars. It's not as nice looking, but still gives the same positioning as a bullhorn, albeit with shorter reach.
11-22-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,011
Posted By acoustophile

Those look like standard novatech track hubs, so...

Those look like standard novatech track hubs, so i would assume the that the cog and freewheel is 1.375 x 24 TPI threading size. As long as the threads are clean and greased, I wouldn't worry too...
11-22-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By acoustophile

You can buy a cheap wheelset from velomine.com...

You can buy a cheap wheelset from velomine.com ranging from $110-150 with sealed bearing formula hubs. If you manage to find a road frame with decent cranks, you can cut savings by using those...
11-22-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,011
Posted By acoustophile

You're not going to be able to get it to the same...

You're not going to be able to get it to the same alignment as the freewheel as the freewheel is a wider unit. Clean the hub and cog threads and use a chain whip or rotafix method to make sure the...
11-20-20, 01:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By acoustophile

https://www.retro-gression.com/products/campagnolo...

https://www.retro-gression.com/products/campagnolo-record-pista-chainring
https://www.chainreactioncycles.com/ca/en/campagnolo-record-track-chainring/rp-prod62757
11-19-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By acoustophile

I like freehubs better because they leave more...

I like freehubs better because they leave more options for rear cogs and are easier to switch out than a freewheel.
11-09-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 938
Posted By acoustophile

I knew a few guys who ran suicide hubs with...

I knew a few guys who ran suicide hubs with locktite and/or jbweld and it worked perfect. This was back around 2008 when fixed hubs were harder to come by or were expensive. Doesn't make sense...
11-03-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,221
Posted By acoustophile

Quill stem is kind of a deal breaker.

Quill stem is kind of a deal breaker.
10-31-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By acoustophile

This can happen if your chain line if off.

This can happen if your chain line if off.
10-27-20, 01:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,596
Posted By acoustophile

If you never plan on riding it as a road bike...

If you never plan on riding it as a road bike then grind away. I've done it to an old Bianchi Classica and don't regret it at all. The cable stops could be useful if you ever decide you want brakes...
10-07-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,132
Posted By acoustophile

Langster's have a sloping top tube so technically...

Langster's have a sloping top tube so technically it should be stiffer and lighter as the main triangle of the frame is smaller. But that's disregarding tire size/pressure, the stiffness and quality...
10-07-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By acoustophile

Paul and 75's are both ISO. That being said, I...

Paul and 75's are both ISO. That being said, I would've just stuck with the 75's, they're much nice cranks than Paul's.
10-01-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By acoustophile

I love turning old frames like that into chill...

I love turning old frames like that into chill single speeds. Throw some 28c gumwall tires, moustache/cruiser bars, brooks saddle, small (front or back) rack and full fenders and ride off into the...
09-07-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,026
Posted By acoustophile

I'd go with a state bike. It's 4130 chromoly and...

I'd go with a state bike. It's 4130 chromoly and has sealed bearing hubs. The rest of them are either hi-ten steel or have loose bearings.
09-04-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By acoustophile

My frame can be really versatile. I originally...

My frame can be really versatile. I originally had it setup as a FGFS with a bmx stem, 3" riser bars and flip of the hub to a smaller gearing allows it to bar spin and easy skidzz. In the winter I...
09-04-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By acoustophile

A buddy of mine had this frame and he kept...

A buddy of mine had this frame and he kept running into issues with the mid bottom bracket. Those bb's are sturdy as hell for bmx's but seem to wear out faster when run in a fixed gear set up....
08-30-20, 01:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,266
Posted By acoustophile

Why would it be the price of a new bike ($300?!)...

Why would it be the price of a new bike ($300?!) just to have the rear wheel set properly lmao wtf?

This is an absolute lie. Even if you had the most vertical dropout without any means of...
07-10-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,250
Posted By acoustophile

90's Cannondale tracks are the holy grail for a...

90's Cannondale tracks are the holy grail for a lot of fixed gear riders, but I wholly doubt that's what this bike is.
06-29-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 931
Posted By acoustophile

I would get a kilo Wtt, change out the tires to...

I would get a kilo Wtt, change out the tires to 38c's, and throw a raised moustache bar on it.
06-24-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,408
Posted By acoustophile

Clamp the wrench down to the chainring with vice...

Clamp the wrench down to the chainring with vice grips and loosen with allen keys.
06-21-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 74,751
Posted By acoustophile

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06-18-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By acoustophile

if there is too much space that means the...

if there is too much space that means the threading is too long. You can thrown in a 1 inch spacer and tighten it down like normal and it should work fine.
06-15-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,250
Posted By acoustophile

if its aluminum it's definitely not worth the...

if its aluminum it's definitely not worth the price.
06-08-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,116
Posted By acoustophile

its a nice change of pace ...

its a nice change of pace
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06-08-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By acoustophile

I personally prefer the flex of steel frames for...

I personally prefer the flex of steel frames for street use. Engine 11 and Constantine frames are primarily aluminum are most likely going to be a sitffer ride. I know some people really like the...
06-07-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 74,751
Posted By acoustophile

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06-05-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By acoustophile

https://www.pedalroom.com/bike/sharkgrey-kilo-tt-1...

https://www.pedalroom.com/bike/sharkgrey-kilo-tt-12275

this person cleared a 48t so i would assume 49t would fit

edit: it's got a dimpled chainstay so im pretty sure it'll clear up to at least...
05-29-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 787
Posted By acoustophile

Another route would be an NJS brake adapter kit.

Another route would be an NJS brake adapter kit.
05-14-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 419
Posted By acoustophile

BCD is the diameter of the spider which the chain...

BCD is the diameter of the spider which the chain ring bolts onto. A 110 bcd chain ring will be too large and will not interface with your current setup. Try to line up the chain ring bolts on the...
05-10-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By acoustophile

Its got a MTB fork on it and appears to be...

Its got a MTB fork on it and appears to be running 26" tires, Based on that picture it would be a bad candidate for a fixed gear setup as it looks pretty low so pedal strike would be a definite...
05-10-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By acoustophile

what year is it? older 725's take regular 1-1/8"...

what year is it? older 725's take regular 1-1/8" forks but newer models (i think post 2015) have a tapered 1-1/8" to 1-1/2" head tube. Im pretty sure they're designed for 28-35mm rake so you should...
05-06-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,172
Posted By acoustophile

Crappy components on generic frames, this is...

Crappy components on generic frames, this is pretty much the same as bottom tier pure fix or state bicycles. It's been said to death but you'd be better off with something from bikesdirect for that...
05-04-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By acoustophile

It depends on how far off your chain line is. A...

It depends on how far off your chain line is. A few mm is not dangerous.
04-21-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By acoustophile

the cog and lockring prolly weren't initially...

the cog and lockring prolly weren't initially tightened enough. Make sure you have those tightened properly when you get a new bike or wheel set.
04-08-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 604
Posted By acoustophile

I rode a Fyxation Eastside for a couple of years...

I rode a Fyxation Eastside for a couple of years as a work beater. It was heavy AF but was a pretty bomb proof bike. They didn't advertise it, but the frame could fit 38c Schwalbe Marathons pretty...
04-06-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By acoustophile

Its just a different sized bottom cup. I don't...

Its just a different sized bottom cup. I don't see why that wouldn't work.
03-24-20, 12:54 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 74,751
Posted By acoustophile

built this from my parts bin today. ...

built this from my parts bin today.
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08-05-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,275
Posted By acoustophile

my 35c, 46x16 gravel fixed. This is prolly my...

my 35c, 46x16 gravel fixed. This is prolly my favorite all-round bike to ride because the gearing is easy and i can literally ride through most obstacles including snow and ice in the winter time....
01-03-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 90,921
Posted By acoustophile

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03-11-18, 05:21 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 92,455
Posted By acoustophile

changed the pedals on some suggestions on here. ...

changed the pedals on some suggestions on here.
https://www.pedalroom.com/p/cramerotti-track-33365_9.jpg
02-07-18, 05:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,387
Posted By acoustophile

what is the tire clearance?

what is the tire clearance?
01-17-18, 08:02 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 92,455
Posted By acoustophile

not a real cinelli obv ...

not a real cinelli obv

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