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06-20-21, 09:32 PM
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Posted By TimeTravel_0

did you ever figure this out?

did you ever figure this out?
12-12-12, 12:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,652
Posted By TimeTravel_0

and, honestly, the problem with that picture is...

and, honestly, the problem with that picture is the white shoes. white shoes are gross.

black shoes, black socks = keeping it real
12-12-12, 12:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,652
Posted By TimeTravel_0

white socks = grandpa black socks = keeping...

white socks = grandpa

black socks = keeping it real

you never see local racers in white socks, anymore. just grandpas on the MUP & euro pros on the tv.

and wearing *any* sock with shorts...
12-11-12, 04:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,652
Posted By TimeTravel_0

cuz you're on a bike and getting greasy/dirty not...

cuz you're on a bike and getting greasy/dirty not sipping a martini in a lounge. and who's wearing dress socks w/ their kit?
12-11-12, 11:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,652
Posted By TimeTravel_0

tall socks are sexier than those ankle socks. ...

tall socks are sexier than those ankle socks.

and black is better than white.

and only euros can pull off white socks / black shoes without looking like a senior citizen
12-10-12, 04:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,804
Posted By TimeTravel_0

if customers are breaking pedro levers like that,...

if customers are breaking pedro levers like that, they're doing it wrong.
12-10-12, 08:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,804
Posted By TimeTravel_0

those quick stick kinda tools work great but who...

those quick stick kinda tools work great but who wants to carry one while riding?

just order up the right size veloplugs & refine your tire removal technique. most people do it the hard way / the...
12-10-12, 08:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 27,492
Posted By TimeTravel_0

I use a tacx brake pad tuner, btw. good tool.

I use a tacx brake pad tuner, btw.

good tool.
12-10-12, 08:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,804
Posted By TimeTravel_0

pedros levers are the best use veloplugs...

pedros levers are the best

use veloplugs instead-- this helps alot

learn the techique of removing any tire without levers. have someone show you.
12-10-12, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,776
Posted By TimeTravel_0

ultegra: excellent dura ace: even better ...

ultegra: excellent
dura ace: even better

difference: tighter tolerances, higher standard of manufacturing, maybe some ti, maybe made in japan vs malaysia

can you tell the difference? nope.
12-09-12, 11:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 31,455
Posted By TimeTravel_0

shimergo.

shimergo.
12-07-12, 11:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,584
Posted By TimeTravel_0

soap, water, rag or scrubbing pad, elbow grease ...

soap, water, rag or scrubbing pad, elbow grease

you dont need to buy weirdo cleaning chemicals.
12-07-12, 11:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 27,492
Posted By TimeTravel_0

you couldnt have rearranged the washers for...

you couldnt have rearranged the washers for clearance? or switched to thinner pads? or increased spring tension when you decrease cable tension?

greasing up rims...yeah, I cant get down with that....
12-02-12, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 2,710,236
Posted By TimeTravel_0

Get me into modern campy. I've heard to stay...

Get me into modern campy.

I've heard to stay away from Powershift. Athena 11 2011 is non-Powershift, correct?

I'd like to run a 46-30 w/ the Sugino ox801d or the re-issued Rene Herse crankset...
11-17-12, 06:21 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 32,613
Posted By TimeTravel_0

yeah, I'd like to see more of that Ritchey.

yeah, I'd like to see more of that Ritchey.
11-13-12, 08:58 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 101,395
Posted By TimeTravel_0

those bags fall apart fast.

those bags fall apart fast.
11-11-12, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,458,767
Posted By TimeTravel_0

regal saddle.

regal saddle.
11-10-12, 10:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,917
Posted By TimeTravel_0

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2567/4011095779_b0d...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2567/4011095779_b0d72d8fdf_b.jpg
11-10-12, 09:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,917
Posted By TimeTravel_0

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8157/7537925560_66f...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8157/7537925560_66ffeb1e70_b.jpg
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8167/7537917814_96232cd5a3_b.jpg
11-10-12, 06:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,917
Posted By TimeTravel_0

LSAT: the Long Stem Appreciation Thread

This thread is posting pictures of vintage/classic/neo-classic bikes with long stems. Why? Because they're sexy. Not allowed: Rivendell style giraffe stems.
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11-10-12, 09:46 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,458,767
Posted By TimeTravel_0

looking for a bottom bracket shell face/chase set.

looking for a bottom bracket shell face/chase set.
10-06-12, 11:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,463
Posted By TimeTravel_0

people rarely seem to regret a decent dynamo...

people rarely seem to regret a decent dynamo light setup. they are a great investment.
10-06-12, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By TimeTravel_0

+1to switching to veloplugs. just measure to get...

+1to switching to veloplugs. just measure to get the correct size.
09-24-12, 09:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,263
Posted By TimeTravel_0

grand bois cerfs, challenge p-r's, ultremo are...

grand bois cerfs, challenge p-r's, ultremo are excellent.

gatorskins, any rivendell tire, and pasel tg's are slow and sluggish.
09-23-12, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,270
Posted By TimeTravel_0

http://www.compasscycle.com/handlebars_gb_maes_197...

http://www.compasscycle.com/handlebars_gb_maes_1970.html
09-15-12, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 807
Posted By TimeTravel_0

+1 Or head to Boulevard Bikes and tell them...

+1
Or head to Boulevard Bikes and tell them what you're generally looking for. They have a stash of older stuff down in the basement.
09-15-12, 06:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 807
Posted By TimeTravel_0

...and no. There's not much out in Naperville...

...and no. There's not much out in Naperville besides strip malls, SUVs, and McMansions. There's an Irish pub in the downtown area that's worth checking out. I guess the whole interior was imported...
09-15-12, 06:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 807
Posted By TimeTravel_0

you should go to open streets this sunday....

you should go to open streets this sunday. 10am-3pm.
http://openstreetschicago.org/wpb/

the coolest bike shop is yojimbos (http://www.yojimbosgarage.com). track specific.
cyclesmithy...
09-08-12, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By TimeTravel_0

check your front derailleur adjustment. perhaps...

check your front derailleur adjustment. perhaps the bb shell/crank is flexing and slightly rubbing on the derailleur cage when you mash down.
07-09-12, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,914
Posted By TimeTravel_0

Those are just re-branded tektro levers. ...

Those are just re-branded tektro levers.

Origin-8 is the brand of J&B who pretty much picks stuff out of Asian component manufactuers' catalogs just like all the other players in that re-branding...
07-07-12, 07:32 PM
07-06-12, 08:03 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,956
Posted By TimeTravel_0

If I see someone riding a Rivendell, I know they...

If I see someone riding a Rivendell, I know they are a brother, a fellow traveler.
07-03-12, 11:12 AM
07-03-12, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,739
Posted By TimeTravel_0

I guess I like my tools like I like my bikes:...

I guess I like my tools like I like my bikes: reliable, serviceable, and built to last. I'll purchase the nicer tool that I use regularly; for a job that I rarely do (or if the tools are simply cost...
07-03-12, 10:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,739
Posted By TimeTravel_0

I've eventually regretted every budget/generic...

I've eventually regretted every budget/generic tool I've purchased.

I type this while looking at the ''spin doctor'' brand cable cutters with one broken handle and my new Felco C7 cutters that...
07-03-12, 06:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,431
Posted By TimeTravel_0

Inquiring minds want to know.

Inquiring minds want to know.
07-03-12, 06:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,271
Posted By TimeTravel_0

I have never been comfortable on a Brooks or a...

I have never been comfortable on a Brooks or a Berthoud.

I am a big fan of Fizik saddles. I love the Aliante Versus Kium. I think it's a modern classic.
07-01-12, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,431
Posted By TimeTravel_0

berthoud bag question

Hello C&V

Does anyone know the length from the bottom of the Berthoud handlebar bag (GB25 or GB28) to the top-center leather portion where a decaleur is installed?

http://i.imgur.com/sdiDO.jpg...
06-29-12, 03:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By TimeTravel_0

Zefal? Search ''frame pump bracket''

Zefal?
Search ''frame pump bracket''
06-28-12, 09:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,259
Posted By TimeTravel_0

What kinda tape is on that mint Peugeot? Be...

What kinda tape is on that mint Peugeot?

Be sure to use a chain keeper on that 1x7. The chain will drop if you ride hard / when you least expect it. Paul will do one in polished silver if you ask...
06-27-12, 07:13 PM
06-27-12, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,572
Posted By TimeTravel_0

...and order a copy of the Bicycle Quarterly...

...and order a copy of the Bicycle Quarterly issue where Jan Heine and JP Weigle give instruction on proper metal fender installation. That will save you alot of frustration and put you on the path...
06-27-12, 02:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,572
Posted By TimeTravel_0

I would do Honjos but with upgraded Honjo...

I would do Honjos but with upgraded Honjo hardware. There are some cool options if you dig deep into the EAI catalog. Polished aluminum stays, stainless hollow stays, fender brackets that are...
06-27-12, 02:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,796
Posted By TimeTravel_0

GP4000S (the ones with black chili compound)

GP4000S (the ones with black chili compound)
06-27-12, 02:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,193
Posted By TimeTravel_0

Got a picture of your Pelican? Love those bikes.

Got a picture of your Pelican? Love those bikes.
06-26-12, 07:08 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 119,485
Posted By TimeTravel_0

I saw this cx frame for sale:...

I saw this cx frame for sale: http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/bik/3098197640.html

Might make a good girlfriend/wife build.
06-24-12, 01:11 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,366
Posted By TimeTravel_0

http://www.bikequarterly.com/images/BilenkyTandemF...

http://www.bikequarterly.com/images/BilenkyTandemFull.jpg

2007 Bilenky 650B Constructeur Tandem
(Bicycle Quarterly Vol. 9, No. 2)

http://www.bikequarterly.com/contents.html
06-24-12, 11:11 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,366
Posted By TimeTravel_0

was this the same bilenky 650b tandem that was...

was this the same bilenky 650b tandem that was reviewed in bicycle quarterly maybe 2 years ago?
06-24-12, 11:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,890
Posted By TimeTravel_0

Score. What happened to the decals?

Score.

What happened to the decals?
06-24-12, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,458,767
Posted By TimeTravel_0

ISO: a vintage, 1" cable hanger.

ISO: a vintage, 1" cable hanger.
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