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03-22-15, 07:54 AM
Replies: 644
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Posted By divineAndbright

My original intentions were to find a steel...

My original intentions were to find a steel singlespeed cyclocross specific frame over this past winter, to build up as a Errands/Commuter workhorse but time is just about run out and I just couldnt...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-15, 08:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,979
Posted By divineAndbright

The visor would probably get a few odd looks,...

The visor would probably get a few odd looks, otherwise no problem.

Do whatever you feel of course -actually there was a guy wearing one of those with a visor racing CX this past season at all the...
01-21-14, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3,419
Views: 365,892
Posted By divineAndbright

Have: ZIPP Vuka Carbon Aero bar extensions...

Have:
ZIPP Vuka Carbon Aero bar extensions [straight] NEW
Campagnolo Super Record front derailleur 11 speed 32mm clamp, light use
FSA Carbon PRO Team Crankset 177.5mm octalink with Bottom Bracket,...
11-24-12, 08:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,111
Posted By divineAndbright

I like the rear brake cable routing, even if its...

I like the rear brake cable routing, even if its rubbing against the front wheel
11-22-12, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,107,721
Posted By divineAndbright

ISO: Modern Campagnolo hubset 9-11 freehub body,...

ISO: Modern Campagnolo hubset 9-11 freehub body, centaur, daytona, chorus, anything.. 32 holes
A compact fsa crankset that uses ISIS or Octalink interface

have:
28 hole deore XT front hub...
11-17-12, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By divineAndbright

I don't know much about em, but I have a friend...

I don't know much about em, but I have a friend who used to ride one back in the 90s that looks just like yours, its still hanging in his garage with mostly everything pulled off, the frame cracked...
11-10-12, 07:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,654
Posted By divineAndbright

They do look great but you've gotta have...

They do look great but you've gotta have freakishly long arms to pull it off, or ride a frame thats too small for you too I suppose.

That first one you showed is a fantastic looking TT rig (at...
11-06-12, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,372
Posted By divineAndbright

Interesting way to excersize patience sitting on...

Interesting way to excersize patience sitting on something like that since '08.

A nice build to watch. The alloy spoke nipples scare me though, then again I like to crank the spoke tension up on...
11-06-12, 05:30 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 30,961
Posted By divineAndbright

For performance just about any old sunTour unit,...

For performance just about any old sunTour unit, and if we can have a beauty contest the 1st gen Cyclone had to be the best looking derailleur ever made, that one above being an example!
11-04-12, 07:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,356
Posted By divineAndbright

Absolutely gorgeous times a thousand! Do I...

Absolutely gorgeous times a thousand!

Do I spy a reynolds decal? I always thought those were built with "faulk" (spelling?) tubing
10-20-12, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,053
Posted By divineAndbright

What a masterpiece, and my favorite era for...

What a masterpiece, and my favorite era for Colnago decalling, especially the seat tube with the clover on the side like that. Looks like it was much too small for the previous owner looking at that...
10-17-12, 05:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,177
Posted By divineAndbright

The people bicycle racing are like that the...

The people bicycle racing are like that the people playing poker sometimes. Everyone is eventually looking at everyone else trying to read them, whos strong, whos faking it and so fourth. Thats my...
10-15-12, 04:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,223
Posted By divineAndbright

2001 Jamis Eclipse, basically bought to see what...

2001 Jamis Eclipse, basically bought to see what "modern" steel might ride like, I guess I forgot it was 2010 or so when I bought it and the 853 wasnt really modern anymore. Never ended up building...
10-11-12, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,355
Posted By divineAndbright

Pinned and not welded yes, wasn't clear on that....

Pinned and not welded yes, wasn't clear on that. the gap is small, I wouldn't be able to slide a business card through it, basically on part of the brake surface on one side of the rim, and then an...
10-11-12, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,355
Posted By divineAndbright

Seeing the light through a rim joint weld.

I was curious to anyones thoughts on this, whether its something to be concerned about (I'm guessing this will be a concern and I shouldn't be riding this rim, but maybe its not totally unheard of)....
09-29-12, 06:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By divineAndbright

No signs of use on the 52 ring on that ciocc,...

No signs of use on the 52 ring on that ciocc, thats no good..
09-27-12, 06:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,097
Posted By divineAndbright

Agreed! My heart skipped a beat until I noticed...

Agreed! My heart skipped a beat until I noticed its actual pedigree. Those were some fantastic looking machines. I have a great photo of a Gan rider in the '73 tour covered in blood from a crash...
09-26-12, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 952
Posted By divineAndbright

The geometry looks painful, at least when you're...

The geometry looks painful, at least when you're so used to riding 73.5ish angles. No wonder the racers of the era always had the saddle all the way forward on the rails, took frame builders long...
09-17-12, 05:51 AM
Replies: 13,385
Views: 2,659,947
Posted By divineAndbright

Nice Motobecane! Looks like it has the value...

Nice Motobecane! Looks like it has the value variant of the DA AX Brake calipers. And whats with the seat binder bolt? I'd like to see that more close up.
09-14-12, 10:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,572
Posted By divineAndbright

70cm frame, 170mm crankarms!

70cm frame, 170mm crankarms!
07-30-12, 03:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,867
Posted By divineAndbright

For some reason I bet that would shift like crap,...

For some reason I bet that would shift like crap, especially with a slant parallelogram derailleur, someone try it!!
07-27-12, 07:00 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 22,855
Posted By divineAndbright

I was eyeing a set - titanium version on ebay...

I was eyeing a set - titanium version on ebay over the winter. Basically gold coloured hoops and hubs, same pink logos, they woulda made any bicycle look so tacky you'd just have to run em! I was...
07-25-12, 03:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,114
Posted By divineAndbright

175s, I tried out 177.5s and like em too but im...

175s, I tried out 177.5s and like em too but im afraid of pedal strike at that point. I can live with 172.5 if I have too, but wont use anything shorter.
07-25-12, 09:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,735
Posted By divineAndbright

Are you thinking of Guerciotti? I always found...

Are you thinking of Guerciotti? I always found Ciocc to be dressed up pretty simple, one colour typically, albeit some did chrome plating sections. I think they're quite nice though, perfect for the...
07-07-12, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7,335
Views: 1,921,194
Posted By divineAndbright

^^ if you do it that way you won't get your paint...

^^ if you do it that way you won't get your paint and even frame worn from cable rub.
07-01-12, 01:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,932
Posted By divineAndbright

Someone posted a cool article eons ago with a lot...

Someone posted a cool article eons ago with a lot of pics and info on the bike and about the hour breaking ride and days leading up to it. In a nutshell it was Colnago built, to my knowledge it was...
06-29-12, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,082
Posted By divineAndbright

Whats the lime green build with the reynolds...

Whats the lime green build with the reynolds wheels in the background? Looks steel, also spot a Colnago
06-23-12, 05:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,696
Posted By divineAndbright

Didn't read up on the crash, but the frame looks...

Didn't read up on the crash, but the frame looks familiar, must of been a really bad accident to do that sorta carnage. Amazing they bothered to have it repaired, owner musta been quite fond of the...
06-22-12, 07:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By divineAndbright

5'8" (and half if you wanna be real accurate),...

5'8" (and half if you wanna be real accurate), 31.5" inseam. My fave frame size is 56 c-t-c. Started out on 52, but that was way too small, ended up with huge saddle to bar drop, just wasnt /...
06-10-12, 06:37 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,910
Posted By divineAndbright

Love the color. It's expensive- but since this is...

Love the color. It's expensive- but since this is never ridden frame I vote for a new modern campagnolo group for it, find a respectable set of rims and lace up some nice 32 hole hubs, brand new...
05-31-12, 09:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,381
Posted By divineAndbright

Last I checked its a lot cheaper buying a carbon...

Last I checked its a lot cheaper buying a carbon fiber frame over steel these days, with steel you pay a heck of a premium, I'm even seeing more amature builders charging up to 1500-2000 a frame, and...
05-29-12, 09:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,357
Posted By divineAndbright

My best would have to be a bumble bee or a wasp,...

My best would have to be a bumble bee or a wasp, but theres a guy on these forums that found a rodent skeleton.. thats a cruel fate.
05-26-12, 11:37 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 33,286
Posted By divineAndbright

Cool. I gather they were intended to be aero...

Cool. I gather they were intended to be aero dynamic, looks like they would do the opposite and create extra drag being so big and blocky compared to a normal caliper!
05-07-12, 04:45 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,107,721
Posted By divineAndbright

ISO: 10 Speed (modern) Campagnolo RD, Centaur...

ISO:
10 Speed (modern) Campagnolo RD, Centaur and up (for double)
Campagnolo FD, braze on style, Centaur and up (for double)
Black 42t shimano chainring (130bcd)
Modern shallow drop bars 42cm,...
04-27-12, 06:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,828
Posted By divineAndbright

Funny how he modernized it, but still continued...

Funny how he modernized it, but still continued to use old bidons from the 1970s.
04-01-12, 09:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,140
Posted By divineAndbright

This is going to be exciting! I like the pink...

This is going to be exciting! I like the pink headset choice, glad to see someone have a little fun and not be plain jane subdued and do a build with poopey brown brooks saddle and bar tape for a...
03-16-12, 08:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,339
Posted By divineAndbright

what a beauty, just dont ride it with your...

what a beauty, just dont ride it with your skewers like that!
03-01-12, 07:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,996
Posted By divineAndbright

K someones gotta ask, what was it doing in a...

K someones gotta ask, what was it doing in a barn.. haha?
02-24-12, 09:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,288
Posted By divineAndbright

Yeah, don't let the "track ends" fool you, all...

Yeah, don't let the "track ends" fool you, all the ccms were like that up till 1970 or so, then they switched to the more common style, definitely not a flyer, but road racer is right. There is a...
02-19-12, 08:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,554
Posted By divineAndbright

Interesting come-across, but ever since the...

Interesting come-across, but ever since the octalink dura ace BB I don't have much faith in needle bearings in a bottom bracket, I guess this one seems like its made better though,
02-19-12, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13,385
Views: 2,659,947
Posted By divineAndbright

oseveno; nice save, looks like a legnano or a...

oseveno; nice save, looks like a legnano or a frejus judging by the saddle clamp! look forward to more photos
02-16-12, 08:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,582
Posted By divineAndbright

16.4 lbs and it even has fender and rack boses...

16.4 lbs and it even has fender and rack boses haha.. that turned out pretty good, looks simple yet sleek!
02-15-12, 07:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,248
Posted By divineAndbright

This is so awesome, my all time fave classic era....

This is so awesome, my all time fave classic era. I see an exxon graftek with a steel or AL fork, so probably after 1974?

Wonder where all these machines are today.
02-08-12, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By divineAndbright

How do those brakes work? Or are they just canti...

How do those brakes work? Or are they just canti brakes that happen to look like v-brakes? i know they exist
02-06-12, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
Posted By divineAndbright

Thats the nicest lemond ive seen, is that a...

Thats the nicest lemond ive seen, is that a repaint? I'd go black fizik bar wrap, yeah its boring and plain, but it works no fuss no muss. I think white wrap will look ugly with the blue stem, not to...
02-04-12, 03:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,533
Posted By divineAndbright

I'm sure a lot of the time these ebay stores and...

I'm sure a lot of the time these ebay stores and online mail order companies have no clue what the stuff they are selling do are for either, just enter the description the catalog says!
02-04-12, 08:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,626
Posted By divineAndbright

Racking your brain at breakfast isn't fun, seems...

Racking your brain at breakfast isn't fun, seems rather complicated, I like how the author just did his tops though, kind of cool result without being over the top:
...
01-26-12, 01:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 18,139
Posted By divineAndbright

There were quite a lot throughout the 90s; edge,...

There were quite a lot throughout the 90s; edge, fury, force and strike which was polished aluminum if I remember.
I found a Force 6061 AL frame in a dumpster once behind a bike shop and used it for...
01-20-12, 08:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,952
Posted By divineAndbright

ive been looking for hammer and hell for a long...

ive been looking for hammer and hell for a long time, its harder than hell to find. I came across a torrent for it, but its like 3gb... huge file, dont wannna download that much!
01-14-12, 10:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,951
Posted By divineAndbright

The Allen bolt cheapens the whole thing, but hey,...

The Allen bolt cheapens the whole thing, but hey, thats just me!

Is this gonna go behind some glass.. or is there a track frame its going on (looks like its for a single ring)?
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