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08-06-08, 06:39 PM
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Posted By treadmarks

yeah i know seriously. the french cups + bb thing...

yeah i know seriously. the french cups + bb thing has already driven me batty.
08-06-08, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,057
Posted By treadmarks

Drivetrain + Crank questions

Throwing together a new commuter around an old French track frame. The question has come as to what combination to go with in terms of cranks + bottom bracket. The current bottom bracket is a 115mm...
06-25-08, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By treadmarks

Crank + Chainline issues for Swiss track frame

So i'm assembling my latest project bike which is a chrome Swiss mystery track frame (will upload pics when I get a chance.) The following issue has come up in terms of deciding what cranks to outfit...
12-19-07, 03:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,165
Posted By treadmarks

Just looking for something a little less cookie...

Just looking for something a little less cookie cutter.
12-19-07, 12:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,165
Posted By treadmarks

I'm looking for something more for speed. I enjoy...

I'm looking for something more for speed. I enjoy the pista's track like geometry but perhaps something a bit more aggressive. I have to say I'm not impressed with most entry fixed bikes (i.e. IRO,...
12-18-07, 02:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,165
Posted By treadmarks

in terms of the pista everything has worked out...

in terms of the pista everything has worked out great- just in the mood for something new. also would like to customize from the bottom up- not an option with the cookie-cutter pista.
12-18-07, 02:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,165
Posted By treadmarks

let me rephrase: ( 1. if you were going to...

let me rephrase: (

1. if you were going to build up from a vintage frame- what would you get?

2. if you were going to build up from something newer- what would it be?
12-18-07, 02:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,165
Posted By treadmarks

What fixed gear to buy?

Pretty self explanatory. I've been riding a Bianchi Pista for almost two years- working out fine but ready for something better. If you were in my position what would you get?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-07, 10:39 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,134
Posted By treadmarks

How to develop calf muscles?

I'm a fairly regular road cyclist (50 + miles a week) and though my quads and upper leg are extremely well-developed my calves are hardly developed. Even when a focus on toe work for a ride i never...
07-19-07, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,403
Posted By treadmarks

Convert a Shimano 105 hub to fixed?

hey all

this is probably an exhausted topic but I'll go ahead: fastest/best way to convert a shimano 105 hub to fixed (currently laced to mavic-ma3)? I'm building a bike for a buddy and i'm using...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-07, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By treadmarks

Need some advice on buying a road bike

So I've been riding fixed gear for the last two years straight. My last true road bike was years ago and I'm ready for a new machine. I don't want to spend more than $1200. So far I've been looking...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-06, 01:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 448
Posted By treadmarks

yeah i'm still debating the options... its been...

yeah i'm still debating the options... its been tough to choose. All my road friends tell me carbon is the way to go and that steel will kill me over distances + in the city (though I'm not planning...
09-21-06, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By treadmarks

tires anyone

What kind of tires is everyone riding on? Vittoria Rubino yay or nay?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-06, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 448
Posted By treadmarks

Road Bike for a Fixed Rider?

So I've been riding fixed gear exclusively for the last 3 years. Just moved back to CA and I want to purchase a road bike for distance riding etc. I'm so used to fixed gear however I dont know what...
09-13-06, 10:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,059
Posted By treadmarks

What do with 36h hubs?

So I am building new wheels starting with 36h campy records hubs (sheriff stars). What are my options in terms of rims? Do I have to go with 36 h rims? And if so what would y'all recommend? Thanks,...
09-11-06, 01:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By treadmarks

Need Help Deciding which rims to Buy

I'm doing an end-of-summer wheel overhaul. I'm currently running Ritchey Rock Comp rims on Campy Sheriff Star hubs. Clearly sticking with the Campy hubs and getting some new rims.... But I can't...
06-26-06, 08:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 596
Posted By treadmarks

Brakes on Fixie?

Hi Everyone

I'm shopping around for a front brake for those rides when you need it. Any recommendations???? My fixie setup is on a Bianchi campione frame (86). I've seen some people with campy...
04-02-06, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 391
Posted By treadmarks

Fixie WHEELSET ADVICE?

hey guys-

I'm switchin out the wheelset on my '86 Bianchi Campione and wanted to hear what suggestions people had in terms of what new wheelset to get. RIght now I have some beat up old Ritchey...
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