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Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 856
Posted By SSRI

I did a OSPW conversion on a DA9000 RD. - I got...

I did a OSPW conversion on a DA9000 RD. -
I got it to shift 11-34 with a 50/34 compact crank without a wolfs tooth....
08-28-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,963
Posted By SSRI

I was able to able to use a MTB LX Rear hubs as a...

I was able to able to use a MTB LX Rear hubs as a donor for my old 7 speed wheels.
(freehub and axel)
It was a match for the old 7 speed 105 and ultegra hubs.
I had to trim a bit of the axel to...
08-18-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,225
Views: 272,544
Posted By SSRI

@ SpeedofLite I remember reading this issue...

@ SpeedofLite

I remember reading this issue back in 89 - thanks for sharing
08-17-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By SSRI

the frame is not painted, you will not able to...

the frame is not painted, you will not able to polish out the scratches unless you plan to refinish the entire frame. I have a Firenze in the same finish.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By SSRI

I moved to Fizik Aliante for my main rigs I...

I moved to Fizik Aliante for my main rigs

I also liked Flite MAX.

its crazy how much a NOS vintage saddles runs.
08-12-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 242,008
Posted By SSRI

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20200830_132432_4f45d927f1d549ce3ecb09a0b279719214b39732.jpg
Finished this build last year - this paint scheme hides the blemishes well
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,533
Posted By SSRI

Go BIG - never hurt to have a bail out gear or 2...

Go BIG - never hurt to have a bail out gear or 2
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/623x428/40t_9000_bd17feee0813d33db5f0bdb4f7f811520f3deb8c.jpg
40 !!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,117
Posted By SSRI

other then being a rim brake hold out, no reason...

other then being a rim brake hold out, no reason not to go for a SL7. ( I am still hold on to a SL3 and SL4 )
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By SSRI

​​​600 aside go with the bike with the better...

​​​600 aside go with the bike with the better fit.

​​​​personally I would go with a smaller frame.
​​​​​​
​​the supersix is a nicer bike.
the 600 difference can up grade the 5800 to R8000....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By SSRI

from the spec, looks like they are 2 different...

from the spec, looks like they are 2 different size bikes.

Specs aside - Fit comes first.(unless you are going to flip it)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,141
Posted By SSRI

if is is as picture in Blue book it would be a...

if is is as picture in Blue book it would be a SL3 - You will barely be able to fit a 25mm tire - it will go in but you are very close to the stay.
SL3 have external cabling - the di cabling wont...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2,079
Views: 485,157
Posted By SSRI

Finally finished this re-build in the fall, ...

Finally finished this re-build in the fall,
Dura Ace 11 Speed Downtube shifter build
7400 shifters with 11 speed Bar Con Guts
7970 brake levers
R8000 Cassettes 11-34
Zipp 404 10 speed wheels...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 647
Posted By SSRI

the wired sensor is a lot smaller then the...

the wired sensor is a lot smaller then the wireless pod.
Shimano did make a rear wheel model for the flight deck
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 647
Posted By SSRI

Shimano makes a wireless mount for the flight...

Shimano makes a wireless mount for the flight deck . you will have to hunt down a the transmitter also. The wireless transmitter is also kinda ugly
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,814
Posted By SSRI

r9150 on a Master Light ...

r9150 on a Master Light

????**********??COLNAGO MASTER X-LIGHT?Di2****************************************Y'sRoad PORTAL (http://www.ysroad.net/shopnews/detail.php?bid=505460)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2,079
Views: 485,157
Posted By SSRI

Just finished the build. Tommasini Super...

Just finished the build.
Tommasini Super Prestige.
Dura Ace 9000
Dura Ace 7800 C24 wheels
11-40 cassette
Dura Ace 7410 pedals
Dura Ace 7700 headset
Soma Hwyone bars
ITM Stem
Dura Ace Post
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By SSRI

bike porn on a friday morning before the day...

bike porn on a friday morning before the day starts.
Nicely done
The lightweights were icing on the cake.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,647
Posted By SSRI

Love them or hate them Benotto Bar Tape.

Love them or hate them

Benotto Bar Tape.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,606
Posted By SSRI

Lol, not the oldest thread from zombie land. ...

Lol, not the oldest thread from zombie land.

Mine is a Master Olympic

Colnago Master came in a few Variants (there might be more)
from what I gathered
Master (1st gen with a curve fork)...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By SSRI

The R8000 crankset will fit your frame, you might...

The R8000 crankset will fit your frame, you might need to get a new Bottom bracket. (dont know if the FSA is 24mm)

Since the bike is 9 Speed, you might need a 10 or 11 speed chain if the chain...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,617
Posted By SSRI

also coming from toe clips with cleats - ...

also coming from toe clips with cleats - clipless was an easy transition.

put yours shoes cleat bolt on your maintenance check list.

loose cleats almost took me down when I tried to unclip.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 18,116
Posted By SSRI

Go Big - dont stop at 34 - go for the extra large...

Go Big - dont stop at 34 - go for the extra large pie 40T.
07-09-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,466
Posted By SSRI

the Nokon Links in brush alum. is a really nice...

the Nokon Links in brush alum. is a really nice touch.
the seatpost looks perfect with the frame (is it Ti also?)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,079
Posted By SSRI

In the 200 range a used set of C24 / or kysuim...

In the 200 range a used set of C24 / or kysuim would roll better then his current 32 spoke open4CDs. - if $1000 is in the budget why not. I do enjoy firecrest 404s more then the old flexy alum/carbon...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,079
Posted By SSRI

A test ride on a modern Carbon rig will likely...

A test ride on a modern Carbon rig will likely give you the nudge that is needed to get a new bike. (if your budget allows).
The ultimate question is how much do you want to spend. It will still be...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,153
Posted By SSRI

@CyclingFool95...

@CyclingFool95 (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/cyclingfool95-498206.html)
Those CC wheels were very well build - too bad they dont do rebuilds anymore.
I still have a pair of Campy yspislon...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,153
Posted By SSRI

you're running 28mm tires on your Ultimate?? I am...

you're running 28mm tires on your Ultimate?? I am impressed. The Litespeed Arenberg I just bought came with 23mm tires and I want to go with 28mm but I am concerned about clearance where the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,153
Posted By SSRI

Good to see your lazarus Vortex is still rolling...

Good to see your lazarus Vortex is still rolling along.
glad the weld is holding up.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,153
Posted By SSRI

these older frames are definitely worth a rebuild...

these older frames are definitely worth a rebuild to modern components despite the 1" front end. I was surprise it had enough clearance for 28mm tires.
94' Ultimate - the polish Ti threadless Stem...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,666
Posted By SSRI

https://www.target.com/p/giordano-kids-39-libero-2...

https://www.target.com/p/giordano-kids-39-libero-24-34-road-bike-pink/-/A-14566432

I picked this up from amazon under 350.00 in 2016

I did blow another 150 - 200 bucks or so to make the bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,094
Posted By SSRI

in general TPC prices tend to be higher then...

in general TPC prices tend to be higher then other sellers, but they are easier to work with then a private seller.
at 3.5k I would pass...you can put together a similar build for less with more...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,085
Posted By SSRI

does the bike fit? Does it fit well? If you are...

does the bike fit? Does it fit well? If you are not sure about your size I wont recommend a second hand bike.
375 for a 20YO rig with 9sp 105 bike seems high....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By SSRI

you are missing a derrailluer housing connecting...

you are missing a derrailluer housing connecting the frame to the RD. (where the derraileur cable will go through)...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,271
Posted By SSRI

the cable guides for the front and rear...

the cable guides for the front and rear derrailleur are not removable, it is bonded on top of the bottom bracket. (older style of cable routing )
the lever bosses on the down tube is standard
for ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By SSRI

25mm / 28mm will work on the firecrest rims...

25mm / 28mm will work on the firecrest rims without ballooning.

But just make sure your frame have enough clearance for the wider tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By SSRI

What size wheels do you have on your Dale - 86'...

What size wheels do you have on your Dale - 86' 27 inch wheels are still used on the ST models.
If you are running 27inch rims or with a freewheel you are very limited to what you can do.
If you...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,523
Posted By SSRI

Nice Choice. From the 2nd pics, it does...

Nice Choice.

From the 2nd pics, it does look like you can route the cable internally.

Have fun with the build.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,523
Posted By SSRI

I am a fan of Pro Stealth Evo Compact ...

I am a fan of Pro Stealth Evo Compact
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/462x310/evo_pro_235367ef7f4ff4d889bd1baafeb0447b5c109e34.jpg
I have a pair saved up for a future build. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,268
Posted By SSRI

If you want some crazy low gear, a MTB Rd is the...

If you want some crazy low gear, a MTB Rd is the easiest way to go.

9 speed shadow Alivio RD. Had to add links to the chain.
Currently is on a 40T cassette, but I have enough chain and space...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,268
Posted By SSRI

The spacing are not great but is do-able. I am...

The spacing are not great but is do-able.
I am currently working on a custom mix and match cassette.
Keeping the 3 cogs that makes the pie pan as bail out gears, mating it with the 1st 8 cogs on...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,268
Posted By SSRI

I was able to mount a 11-40 cassette. Compact...

I was able to mount a 11-40 cassette.
Compact 50-34 cranks
dura ace 9000 modded with a GS cage. a wolf tooth allows the clearance....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,114
Posted By SSRI

As an 1 and only bike in your stable..Tarmac...

As an 1 and only bike in your stable..Tarmac Disc.

But I am more partial to the Dale with the R7000....since I have an inventory of Rim brake Wheelset.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,912
Posted By SSRI

LOL -Since we are geeking out. - Bahamut is the...

LOL -Since we are geeking out. - Bahamut is the computer system in MEGAZONE 23
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,072
Posted By SSRI

Look 585, ...

Look 585,
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x900/look_585_80b55fe1c0470044b1475e221d38cdf97c3ba881.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By SSRI

I have a DT project in the back burner also. Plan...

I have a DT project in the back burner also. Plan to use a mix of DA parts. I am using DA 7970 di2 brake levers for the build.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,478
Posted By SSRI

+1 Rotate you handlebars toward your top...

+1

Rotate you handlebars toward your top tube, if the bar meets the impact crater it is likely cause by the bar.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,298
Posted By SSRI

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/517x645/laurent_fignon_1991_ede12f95c15bef75bf3d0af92d53d9f970d9b8e7.jpg
TOUR DE FRANCE 1991, STAGE 17, ALPE D'HUEZ
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,160
Posted By SSRI

Chris King does make integrated headset. But they...

Chris King does make integrated headset. But they are for tapered forks.

https://chrisking.com/collections/dropset

If you are looking for aesthetics to match the other Chris Kings parts. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,295
Posted By SSRI

https://officinabattaglin.com/portofino The...

https://officinabattaglin.com/portofino

The Battaglin portofino really caught my eyes. The cromovelato looks amazing.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,179
Posted By SSRI

another vote for Dura Ace -

another vote for Dura Ace -
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