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05-19-17, 12:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,625
Posted By carlomdy

I appreciate the advice! I have a few questions...

I appreciate the advice! I have a few questions on the specifics of this route. So we plan to ride all the way to Monterey. And then I guess we would go Carmel Valley Rd. all the way until it meets...
05-13-17, 06:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,625
Posted By carlomdy

Yes please upload a map! Myself and a friend...

Yes please upload a map! Myself and a friend planned a trip a while back to bike from SF to SD starting May 22nd and we had planned on taking PCH all the way down. We locked in all the details only...
04-15-16, 04:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,847
Posted By carlomdy

I use the ATAC XS and the Aliums because of that...

I use the ATAC XS and the Aliums because of that reason. I once took some rubber out of my Chrome Kursks to fit the pedals, don't do that.
04-12-16, 11:06 PM
Replies: 4,654
Views: 496,358
Posted By carlomdy

https://res.cloudinary.com/indiegogo-media-prod-cl...

https://res.cloudinary.com/indiegogo-media-prod-cld/image/upload/c_limit,w_620/v1435857614/y5ezlnoxepcxfndgmxg8.png

Got tired of a Citizen messenger bag and decided to get the bag to match the...
04-07-16, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 226,722
Posted By carlomdy

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1503/26205421382_64...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1503/26205421382_64bcceea5c_z.jpg

Went to get beer today and happened to bring a camera. Got my new pedals on too, Urban Platforms with All-City Doubles, i approve!...
04-04-16, 08:00 PM
Replies: 24,514
Views: 2,001,607
Posted By carlomdy

Decided to try this whole PedalRoom thing out.

Decided to try this whole PedalRoom thing out.
04-04-16, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 226,722
Posted By carlomdy

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1621/25638570494_c4...

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1621/25638570494_c48d800880_z.jpg

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1625/26217408106_ea8fdb3136_z.jpg

Finally got my Latigo bars wrapped and installed. All that's...
02-15-16, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 874
Posted By carlomdy

Shimano 105 5600 shifter cable alternate routing.

Hey guys, so i have an old Look road bike that i built up not too long ago with a Shimano 105 5603 triple groupset. To match the aesthetic of the frame i decided to go with white cable housing....
02-15-16, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 969,542
Posted By carlomdy

Out of the bike's you've seen/sold, which ones...

Out of the bike's you've seen/sold, which ones have a horizontal top tube in a 49/50cm, 52/53cm t-t? I currently have an SE Premium Brew and an RYD Blends, both in 49cm, but both still have upward...
02-09-16, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 226,722
Posted By carlomdy

Thanks, made me broke building it but it's all...

Thanks, made me broke building it but it's all worth it now haha



I do not actually, i gotta give my bikes proper photo shoots then i'll do it. Thanks for the headset. And thanks! It helps to...
02-09-16, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 226,722
Posted By carlomdy

Like everyone said, they're Mavic Ellipses. I...

Like everyone said, they're Mavic Ellipses. I took a photo of it today at school to show the SKS Fenders and WTB saddle that replaced the Specialized.
...
02-09-16, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5,734
Views: 1,167,470
Posted By carlomdy

My coworker has the CXSS frameset and he has it...

My coworker has the CXSS frameset and he has it setup with TRP mini-v and they work great with less of the hassle with damm cantis. So i wouldn't write off canti bosses quite yet.

But yeah with...
02-08-16, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 226,722
Posted By carlomdy

Here's an older photo of my RYD Blends commuter. ...

Here's an older photo of my RYD Blends commuter.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1516/24536494819_d22124bed9_c.jpg

I have Pasela PTs and i wish they didn't run so narrow. I was really looking...
02-07-16, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 226,722
Posted By carlomdy

thanks man! much love. i appreciate it!...

thanks man! much love.


i appreciate it! iphones are suprisingly good cameras.


thanks man, i found my nx01 on ebay actually, so just keep searching!


totally get one!
02-07-16, 01:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By carlomdy

I feel like some times they give you extra...

I feel like some times they give you extra depending on how your frame may be designed. You might possibly have extra cable stops requiring extra ferrules. The housing that goes into the brake...
Forum: BMX
02-06-16, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,359
Posted By carlomdy

Turbo Kid bike

Hey guys, so I recently watched Turbo Kid after seeing all the previews and what not for a while. Rad movie. What I'd like to know though is more details on The Kid's bike. It'd be fun to replicate...
02-06-16, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 226,722
Posted By carlomdy

Here's a recent picture of my ride. ...

Here's a recent picture of my ride.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1692/24771664531_c4f6e1bb22_c.jpg
12-31-15, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 115,215
Posted By carlomdy

I just picked up a used set of Mavic Ellipses. I...

I just picked up a used set of Mavic Ellipses. I just now went to take off the cog and swap it out, upon reinstallation of the lockring, I notice Formula etched into its side. My questions are, how...
07-29-15, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 969,542
Posted By carlomdy

Hey Scrod, i'm looking into doing a wheel build...

Hey Scrod, i'm looking into doing a wheel build and i'm curious about the All City Sheriff SL hubs. I haven't seen any in hand, and i'm sure you have, any remarks? I'm quite certain that's the hubset...
06-28-15, 11:35 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 969,542
Posted By carlomdy

I know there's a seeming hatred towards the...

I know there's a seeming hatred towards the Thickslick, but i've been pleased with the two i've owned. Only concern is how sluggish they feel. My lbs just so happens to have a 700x25 folding version...
06-10-15, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 162,921
Posted By carlomdy

Not a bad deal on a new leader 725 if you're a...

Not a bad deal on a new leader 725 if you're a little shorter. Too tall for me. Leader 725 2015 51cm | eBay (http://r.ebay.com/Dga4iB)
04-30-15, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 328,814
Posted By carlomdy

Brifters when running singlespeed?

Brifters when running singlespeed?
03-05-15, 01:53 AM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 351,945
Posted By carlomdy

437398 Here's my conversion. ~1990 Look...

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Here's my conversion. ~1990 Look KG251
01-17-15, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4,574
Views: 644,398
Posted By carlomdy

Another local craigslist post. Trying to sell a...

Another local craigslist post. Trying to sell a "custom fixie" that he found for $1250.

https://norfolk.craigslist.org/bik/4849816758.html
01-09-15, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4,574
Views: 644,398
Posted By carlomdy

Another local craigslist, guy trying to sell his...

Another local craigslist, guy trying to sell his custom built Vilano for $700 claiming its way better than a Republic. Lol.

completely custom built fixed/single for 5'7"-5'10"...
01-08-15, 11:28 PM
Replies: 4,574
Views: 644,398
Posted By carlomdy

Local craigslist listing has this aero spoke for...

Local craigslist listing has this aero spoke for sale.

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01-02-15, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,282
Posted By carlomdy

Thank you for your reply, that was one of my...

Thank you for your reply, that was one of my issues actually, was when shopping around i found out that there were different sizes for ID of the headtube and crown race sizes. I guess to know for...
01-02-15, 07:04 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 969,542
Posted By carlomdy

Scrod, tire question. Have you had any experience...

Scrod, tire question. Have you had any experience with or know anyone who's had experience with the Thickslick Race folding tires? I've had great luck with previous Thickslicks, never flatted in two...
12-31-14, 02:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,282
Posted By carlomdy

Headset recommendation for Look KG251

Hello, I recently just picked up a used Look 251 framset from my lbs. As I was gonna starting throwing parts on it I realized that the headset really didn't spin that smooth. It's a Chin Haur...
12-17-14, 11:32 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 969,542
Posted By carlomdy

Hey Scrod, I've got a bike appraisal question. A...

Hey Scrod, I've got a bike appraisal question. A 2013 721 with a Leader carbon fork with alloy steerer. Fyxation cockpit, Sugino RD2, generic deep vs on generic hubs. Bike has been used but not...
12-17-14, 10:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,711
Posted By carlomdy

what exactly did you use for the carbon work?...

what exactly did you use for the carbon work? I'll be building a bamboo bike in the spring and using carbon fiber instead of hemp is so much cooler.
12-06-14, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4,574
Views: 644,398
Posted By carlomdy

Wow thats pretty stupid. Especially because he is...

Wow thats pretty stupid. Especially because he is using rim brakes.

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Local craigslist ad.
11-20-14, 03:03 PM
11-19-14, 03:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,040
Posted By carlomdy

dammit man.

dammit man.
11-19-14, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,608
Posted By carlomdy

Bottom bracket spindle length for Sugino Mighty crankset

Hello, i am looking to buy a new bottom bracket for my Sugino Mighty Comp Pista cranks. The cranks being ISO and my current bottom bracket being JIS obviously has resulted in a pretty bad chain line...
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By carlomdy

Well, i still haven't picked it up yet, but upon...

Well, i still haven't picked it up yet, but upon further inspection of the pictures, i see it says Sun on the left chainstay. I'm assuming Sun was the model, and this one is burnt orange as well....
11-16-14, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4,574
Views: 644,398
Posted By carlomdy

Turned a tandem frame into a chopper. 418082

Turned a tandem frame into a chopper.

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Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By carlomdy

Well thanks guys, I'm probably just going to keep...

Well thanks guys, I'm probably just going to keep it since Id be getting for so cheap, I wish I could know the model name since they all had cool names. Apparently this one was bought not in the US...
11-14-14, 02:02 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,837
Posted By carlomdy

Here's my 1989 Trek 400. I'd say it's pretty low...

Here's my 1989 Trek 400. I'd say it's pretty low end, but I guess it's still a pretty nice bike too. Got it with some non working Suntour edge components so I stripped them and made a fixed gear road...
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By carlomdy

Picking up a Golden Sports Zebrekenko

So I ran across a Craigslist listing of a Golden Sports Zebrekenko. Seemed to be in pretty good condition considering the sub $40 price. I talked to the owner and she said it was from the early 80s....
11-14-14, 01:30 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,930
Posted By carlomdy

Sugino Mighty cranks can be had for a good price...

Sugino Mighty cranks can be had for a good price and they definitely fit the classic appeal. I managed to get these Mighty Comp Pista cranks for <$100 with 5 chainrings off good old ebay. Just gotta...
11-14-14, 01:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,465
Posted By carlomdy

Retro direct bikes actually have two freewheels...

Retro direct bikes actually have two freewheels mounted In the same direction. Hence why they propel the bike forwards regardless of the pedaling direction.

And if the OP had a disc rear wheel,...
03-02-14, 12:36 AM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 969,542
Posted By carlomdy

What are some good rims that are similar to h+son...

What are some good rims that are similar to h+son f30s? I'm looking for something that's not too deep but have a good profile and look to then, relatively lightweight, and most importantly, don't...
Forum: Introductions
10-09-12, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By carlomdy

Thanks guys! It took a little messing with, but i...

Thanks guys! It took a little messing with, but i got it pretty dialed in. Didn't realize that raising my saddle would help so much.
Forum: Introductions
10-02-12, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By carlomdy

Thanks for the warm welcome guys! I have my...

Thanks for the warm welcome guys!

I have my first question, i'm getting a lot of pain at my knees after riding. I don't know if that's a personal problem, or do i just not have the fit right. Any...
Forum: Introductions
09-29-12, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By carlomdy

Hello from Virginia!

Hello everyone! I'm Carlo, and i just started getting into biking. It's always been a fascination of mine so i figured it's about time to get into it. I recently picked up a 1989 Trek 400 in very...
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