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Forum: Foo
05-28-19, 04:05 PM
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Posted By Ferrouscious

I bet you were worried about me. Or not. Either...

I bet you were worried about me. Or not. Either way, heads I win, tails you lose.
Forum: Foo
05-20-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8,894
Views: 576,977
Posted By Ferrouscious

"Ane error occurred"

"Ane error occurred"
Forum: Foo
05-17-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8,894
Views: 576,977
Posted By Ferrouscious

Thanks for reminding me, I almost forgot.

Thanks for reminding me, I almost forgot.
Forum: Foo
05-17-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8,894
Views: 576,977
Posted By Ferrouscious

Why does this show 353 pages when I can only...

Why does this show 353 pages when I can only access 352?
Forum: Foo
05-16-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8,894
Views: 576,977
Posted By Ferrouscious

*sits on gym floor* 2

*sits on gym floor*

2
Forum: Foo
05-16-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8,894
Views: 576,977
Posted By Ferrouscious

The FitnessGram Pacer Test is a multistage...

The FitnessGram Pacer Test is a multistage aerobic capacity test that progressively gets more difficult as it continues. The 20 meter pacer test will begin in 30 seconds. Line up at the start. The...
Forum: Foo
05-14-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8,894
Views: 576,977
Posted By Ferrouscious

sure.

sure.
Forum: Foo
05-14-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8,894
Views: 576,977
Posted By Ferrouscious

*scoff* I did not!

*scoff* I did not!
Forum: Foo
05-14-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8,894
Views: 576,977
Posted By Ferrouscious

So... it has comé to this...

So... it has comé to this...
04-25-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By Ferrouscious

the build

...and over spring break, I put the rest on. I took the chance to read up on some excellent bike-photo'ing tips from the forum... I used my Sony point-and-shoot for all of these. ISO set to lowest...
04-25-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By Ferrouscious

So it continued... I cleaned and regreased the...

So it continued... I cleaned and regreased the Suntour AP freewheel (a 13-30 (13-15-17-20-23-26-30) freewheel from the indexing era) and swapped the wheels for my cartridge set (Weinmann LP18's)....
04-25-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By Ferrouscious

I cleaned up a Suntour XCE FD, but later found...

I cleaned up a Suntour XCE FD, but later found that the spring was far too strong. I replaced it with a 3rd gen Suntour Cyclone. RD is a Shimano Deore XT m750 SGS to take up all the slack. Crankset...
04-25-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By Ferrouscious

I checked frame alignment and found the fork...

I checked frame alignment and found the fork needed some "help". The rest of the frame was straight. I later checked the bike with the no-hands test on the first ride. Seemed fine. I then put the...
04-25-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By Ferrouscious

I'll update the pictures when I get home

When I got the frame, I washed out the frame and touched up with nail polish. The frame has a bright yellow primer and then a thin layer of well-applied paint. From the 1986 issue of Bicycle Guide...
04-25-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By Ferrouscious

1986 Maruishi Excellence Frankenbuild

To start this off, this isn't some monstrosity of a frankenbuild, more of just a parts-bin and "what works" build. This is what I had to work with as far as seller pictures went. I did some...
04-24-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,342
Posted By Ferrouscious

No bent plates? ... I smell a troll too... ...

No bent plates? ... I smell a troll too...
That chain won't take a modern quick link, it's bushing'd.
04-02-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,001
Posted By Ferrouscious

No, it's 4/2.

No, it's 4/2.
04-01-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 61,458
Posted By Ferrouscious

It's time to not stop.

It's time to not stop.
02-25-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 766
Posted By Ferrouscious

I would say it depends on the application and the...

I would say it depends on the application and the grease you have. If you have an old unsealed bottom bracket, it makes sense to pack it full of grease. On the other hand, a cartridge bearing hub...
02-23-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 787
Posted By Ferrouscious

Soo... does a linear strand cable help shifting...

Soo... does a linear strand cable help shifting on a friction setup? Speaking mostly about the RD loop...
02-23-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 883
Posted By Ferrouscious

I believe that the right tool for the job here is...

I believe that the right tool for the job here is a hammer. Be sure to use the right kind.
Or use downtube shifters like a civilised human....:)
02-23-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,757
Posted By Ferrouscious

Yes, that seems to be the case. Rather curiously...

Yes, that seems to be the case. Rather curiously though, Panaracer's website still has them listed as separate models. Also, I just tried a set of Specialized Roubaix Pro tires I had sitting around...
02-23-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,757
Posted By Ferrouscious

The GravelKing is available in 650b as well as...

The GravelKing is available in 650b as well as 700c. How wide does the GK in 26mm inflate to on 14mm inner and 19mm outer width rims? Clearance width-wise is tight. As far as mounting is concerned, I...
02-22-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,150
Posted By Ferrouscious

I just ride my bikes to wherever. I only choose...

I just ride my bikes to wherever. I only choose events that I can ride to and back. For picking up bikes, if it's just the frame and fork or other oddball stuff that fit in a handlebar bag, I use a...
02-22-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,757
Posted By Ferrouscious

I'm building up a red Maruishi frame I recently...

I'm building up a red Maruishi frame I recently acquired and wanted some opinions on which tires I should get. I'm stuck between the Pasela ProTites in 25 (250g) and the GravelKings in 26 (240g)....
02-04-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By Ferrouscious

Anyone? Anyone? Bueller?

Anyone?
Anyone?
Bueller?
02-02-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By Ferrouscious

Exage Sport LX Replacement Hoods

I have a set of Exage Sport LX aero brake levers that I recently acquired for a build. The hoods are white and in OK shape (perfectly usable), but I always seem to have grimy hands, so I'm looking...
01-30-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 639
Posted By Ferrouscious

Is that one of the legendary Dura Ace stems with...

Is that one of the legendary Dura Ace stems with the internal clamp I see? I have one of the old black perforated Turbo saddles like Chombi1 above. It wears around the holes like others have said. I...
01-30-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 594
Posted By Ferrouscious

Need to slam the stem and flip the bars. Jokes...

Need to slam the stem and flip the bars. Jokes aside, I would be proud to ride that bike. :thumb:
01-30-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,584
Posted By Ferrouscious

I really like the look of thems rims. The day of...

I really like the look of thems rims. The day of the dead is today.
01-26-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,340
Posted By Ferrouscious

I click my brake levers too. I coast by toddlers...

I click my brake levers too. I coast by toddlers with my right foot unstrapped and gear down to the little ring. I've had many occasions where just riding by causes them to weave across the entire...
01-26-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By Ferrouscious

Some info on the SLE. The headset is guaranteed...

Some info on the SLE. The headset is guaranteed to be Austrian thread. The only two sources for an Austrian headset are the Puch Maxi moped headsets (sold new by some obscure website) and other old...
01-25-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By Ferrouscious

The Next Zoom Broom

I love my Austro Daimler Alpina. As it sits right now, it's about 24 pounds. It flexes in just the right way for me. Unfortunately, it's too small for me. It's a 53 and I should be on a 57. I could...
01-24-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,069
Posted By Ferrouscious

I would love to ride in hillier terrain to build...

I would love to ride in hillier terrain to build up my strength, but the closest thing to a proper hill is a 65 mile ride and is only about 10 minutes long at 7%. Also don't have headwinds/tailwinds,...
01-01-19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,965
Posted By Ferrouscious

All of those bikes seem ok to me. Just need a...

All of those bikes seem ok to me. Just need a little extra time and zip-ties to stiffen up the brakes. Electrolysis would be perfect for the rustbucket bike. Half an hour to repack the freewheel...
12-31-18, 12:14 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,084
Posted By Ferrouscious

Fast touring bike/specialty commuter- Austro...

Fast touring bike/specialty commuter- Austro Daimler
Beater/normal commuter-C. Itoh

Bike-in-the-works (to be the zoom bike)-Cannondale R2000
12-27-18, 01:21 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 19,866
Posted By Ferrouscious

Did some research, here's what I found: ...

Did some research, here's what I found:
Frame-8lbs (ish)
Everything else to make it monstrously light:
Lew wheels-680g
thm scapula fork-260g
Tune Speedneedle Skyracer saddle-69g
NoRa stem...
12-27-18, 10:57 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 19,866
Posted By Ferrouscious

Carbon wheels, fork, bars, stem, seatpost,...

Carbon wheels, fork, bars, stem, seatpost, brakes, cranks... I wanna see a Varsity below 23lbs. I may have to be the one who does it though. How much does the frame by itself weigh? I shall research...
12-27-18, 10:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,155
Posted By Ferrouscious

Pretty sure you can adjust the pivot tightness on...

Pretty sure you can adjust the pivot tightness on the Weinmanns. I'm up for the study. Always nice to have more information.
12-26-18, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By Ferrouscious

From what I have heard, Carbon black rubber of...

From what I have heard, Carbon black rubber of the time was not as flexible as gum rubber. So gum rubber had a better ride. Plus it looked cool. Please correct me if I'm wrong.
12-26-18, 09:51 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,727
Posted By Ferrouscious

I use it year round on the beater. When it's cold...

I use it year round on the beater. When it's cold out, it's cold in the garage. If I need to lube the chain, I put the bottle in my pants (maturity reminder...) and work on something else. After 5 or...
12-26-18, 07:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 645
Posted By Ferrouscious

+1.2

+1.2
12-25-18, 02:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 991
Posted By Ferrouscious

I remember that thread! Someone should build a...

I remember that thread! Someone should build a bike with all the "bad things" designed into it. It should be high end and operate flawlessly. It should also cost a ridiculous amount of money.
12-25-18, 01:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,118
Posted By Ferrouscious

Yes, pictures would help massively.

Yes, pictures would help massively.
12-25-18, 10:33 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,940
Posted By Ferrouscious

Doesn't take much to make me very happy... ...

Doesn't take much to make me very happy...
-Replacement Mini Maglite and Solitaire (LED of course)
-Spare inner tubes
-Replacement NATO strap for the trusty Timex
-Family time (not pictured)
12-25-18, 09:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 156
Posted By Ferrouscious

Holiday Service

This isn't C&V or even bike related, but let's all get out today and perform some act of service! Don't post what you did, just have fun and enjoy the holidays!
12-24-18, 01:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,397
Posted By Ferrouscious

Started commuting, got my first en-route flat...

Started commuting, got my first en-route flat (and 4 more on the same ride), built up my first wheelset. Did 92 miles in one ride (first summer with a functioning road bike) and shattered a helmet....
12-24-18, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By Ferrouscious

You got a bit of cable at the back there...

You got a bit of cable at the back there...
12-24-18, 11:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 990
Posted By Ferrouscious

I love it when it's boiling hot out (granted, in...

I love it when it's boiling hot out (granted, in Ohio, that's 100F max). So much less stuff to carry. Just sunscreen, shades, water, and summer kit. I had to learn to love hot weather because my...
12-14-18, 08:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,118
Posted By Ferrouscious

Nike Air Mavin 2 basketball shoes. Look pretty...

Nike Air Mavin 2 basketball shoes. Look pretty similar to some of the touring SPD shoes. I've had people ask if they're cycling specific shoes. About 50-60 US dollars.
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