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12-23-17, 06:22 PM
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Posted By DRietz

Did I make this up? Non-aero brake lever "flattening"?

Hi all, hope C&V is well this holiday season!

I seem to recall, long ago, one of you fine craftspeople modifying a set of non-aero brake levers for flat bar use, by somehow flattening the blades....
08-16-17, 09:17 PM
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Posted By DRietz

I'm looking for a pair of 700c Mavic MA40 rims in...

I'm looking for a pair of 700c Mavic MA40 rims in good condition with lots of life left. Could be 36/36 or 36/32 or 32/32.

Anybody have a pair kickin around?
07-23-17, 09:25 PM
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Posted By DRietz

Ah yes, forgot this in another thread as well. It...

Ah yes, forgot this in another thread as well. It was stolen off the UC Berkeley campus, and I reside in Berkeley.
07-23-17, 12:28 PM
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Views: 141,972
Posted By DRietz

Ah yes, very fair. Hadn't realized I removed my...

Ah yes, very fair. Hadn't realized I removed my location information.

I'm in Berkeley, CA. The bike was stolen outside of the UC Berkeley art studio.
07-23-17, 12:03 PM
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Views: 529
Posted By DRietz

Stolen SF Bay Area

Hey NorCal BikeForum-ers!

Been a while since I've posted here and the reason for my return is not grand...my bike was stolen on Monday night from the UC Berkeley campus.

The only picture I have...
07-23-17, 12:00 PM
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Posted By DRietz

Hey all, if for any reason you come across a cool...

Hey all, if for any reason you come across a cool Lotus Odyssey that looks strangely like the one below, it is probably mine and it was stolen on Monday night.

I'll happily reward its return, I...
07-23-17, 11:58 AM
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Posted By DRietz

Hey all, my Lotus Odyssey was stolen from me on...

Hey all, my Lotus Odyssey was stolen from me on Monday night. I had it built with a flat bar and a 6spd Suntour group...if you see it in your searches, please please let me know.

The only picture...
10-21-15, 03:30 PM
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Posted By DRietz

I am vainly in search of a rare beast: A...

I am vainly in search of a rare beast:

A single sided, clamp on Campagnolo cable stop for a 28.6mm downtube.

These existed, as far as I know, many years ago for the use of a single bar end...
09-17-15, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 971
Posted By DRietz

Sent you a PM! Hopefully we can work something...

Sent you a PM! Hopefully we can work something out!
07-13-15, 09:51 AM
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Posted By DRietz

Hey C&Vers...it's been a couple of years since I...

Hey C&Vers...it's been a couple of years since I posted here last and curbtender hooked me up with a really awesome tri-fade Nishiki Modulus frameset to build as a commuter for myself here at UC...
05-26-13, 07:53 PM
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Posted By DRietz

Anybody in the Bay Area have a frame and fork...

Anybody in the Bay Area have a frame and fork laying around that I can make a college bike? 54-56cm top tube would work best.
01-08-13, 03:41 PM
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Posted By DRietz

Well that old derailleur did polish up quite...

Well that old derailleur did polish up quite nicely...

I'm still searching, guys.
01-07-13, 01:06 AM
Replies: 15,283
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Posted By DRietz

Gentlemen and Ladies of the Classic and Vintage...

Gentlemen and Ladies of the Classic and Vintage arena:

My brother is once again going off to college (after a semester off) and will be needing himself a new bicycle to ride around the San Diego...
Forum: For Sale
11-03-12, 12:59 AM
Replies: 1,346
Sticky Saddle swap
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Posted By DRietz

Haven't posted here in a while... I'm...

Haven't posted here in a while...

I'm looking for an SLR Team Edition saddle from like 2009ish. No cutout.

Anybody have anything? I have a couple regular SLRs and other parts too

send me a...
09-16-12, 11:15 PM
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Posted By DRietz

Still ISO a Lyotard M23 left pedal, English. ...

Still ISO a Lyotard M23 left pedal, English.

Also curious if anyone has an old Miyata Alumicross frame, 53 or 55cm.
08-27-12, 12:25 AM
Replies: 15,283
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Posted By DRietz

I guess a left Lyotard M23 9/16" orphan isn't the...

I guess a left Lyotard M23 9/16" orphan isn't the most common junk box item, huh? :D
08-20-12, 07:40 PM
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Posted By DRietz

Still looking for: -pair long reach dual pivot...

Still looking for:
-pair long reach dual pivot brakes

Long shot:
-single left Lyotard M23 pedal, 9/16"
08-14-12, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15,283
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Posted By DRietz

Well, then I'm still looking ;) - used, beat,...

Well, then I'm still looking ;) - used, beat, patina'd - I need some good platforms for a mix/match build.
08-14-12, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15,283
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Posted By DRietz

Doubt anyone has a pair, but... English...

Doubt anyone has a pair, but...

English thread Lyotard M23 pedals? Bueller?
08-09-12, 11:43 AM
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Views: 5,105,449
Posted By DRietz

Wow, long time since I've posted here. I'm...

Wow, long time since I've posted here.

I'm in search of a couple bits for a commuter I'm building for a friend.

-Clamp on single cable stop
-Shimano (Dia Compe, Suntour, anything?) front aero...
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By DRietz

Made for 27" wheels. A Campy brake reaches a 700c...

Made for 27" wheels. A Campy brake reaches a 700c brake surface on the front, but not the rear - you'd need a drop bolt to run 700c out back.
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Posted By DRietz

Come on...I thought you guys would be all over...

Come on...I thought you guys would be all over this.
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Views: 752
Posted By DRietz

Evaluate Me! ~1975 Mercian Club Racer, 60x57 (likely custom)

Good amounts of patina.

Would be selling F/F and with a Campagnolo Record headset.

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_T1fEkyIeJzc/TH26PhtbgtI/AAAAAAAAAOM/EE54tmHUGJo/s1600/IMG_1049.JPG

It's an odd...
02-25-12, 02:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By DRietz

I think most decent bike shops can just ream your...

I think most decent bike shops can just ream your seat tube out for you, but maybe contact Jeremy at SyCip.
02-21-12, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By DRietz

Rides from Calistoga?

Hey all - on the weekend of March 24, my family is having a rather large reunion at the Indian Springs Resort or something like that in Calistoga.

Anyone familiar with the location of the resort...
02-21-12, 07:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,439
Posted By DRietz

For the record, older 10s stuff just used a 5mm...

For the record, older 10s stuff just used a 5mm allen, but new 10 and 11 speed shifters do require a torx.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-12, 07:30 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,595,676
Posted By DRietz

No, it appears to be the correct geometry, I just...

No, it appears to be the correct geometry, I just don't get it. Is it a custom frame?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-12, 07:18 PM
Replies: 27,281
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Posted By DRietz

Uh, I think your fork is on backwards. Based...

Uh, I think your fork is on backwards.

Based on the angle of the fork stanchions, I'm inclined to say it was meant to go that way...but why? Seems as if someone forgot that disc brakes go on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-12, 11:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By DRietz

Was today race day? Vittoria tubular tires...

Was today race day?

Vittoria tubular tires are soft compound, fair-weather (unless they're the Pave) racing tires - they're not training tires unless you have a largely disposable income.

A...
02-17-12, 08:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,579
Posted By DRietz

Fork is an Edge 2.0. I highly recommend EPS....

Fork is an Edge 2.0.

I highly recommend EPS. Their service was stand up, and a couple of their guys are bike racers.
02-17-12, 01:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,579
Posted By DRietz

I'm a little blown away too. That fork is pretty...

I'm a little blown away too. That fork is pretty darned light, though.
02-17-12, 12:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,579
Posted By DRietz

Race weight is 16.4 pounds. That would be with...

Race weight is 16.4 pounds. That would be with race wheels, which, by my math drop nearly 400grams, or essentially a pound. As pictured, with my Velocity A23's, it is 17.3 pounds.

I am using a...
02-17-12, 12:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,579
Posted By DRietz

Yeah, to my surprise they just blasted it....

Yeah, to my surprise they just blasted it. Apparently the coater took a very keen liking to my frame and tried to make the entire thing very consistent.
02-17-12, 12:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,579
Posted By DRietz

As pictured, it's 17.3 with the clinchers. Drops...

As pictured, it's 17.3 with the clinchers. Drops nearly a pound with my race wheels, which are DT 240's laced to vintage track rims (Mavic Record du Monde de L'Heure) in a 28h variety, DT Revolutions...
02-17-12, 01:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,579
Posted By DRietz

Yes, as with the rack mounts and you can kind of...

Yes, as with the rack mounts and you can kind of see the brake bridge down a ways...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-12, 11:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,630
Posted By DRietz

I'm happy to see such a nice looking bike. ...

I'm happy to see such a nice looking bike.

I'm in San Leandro, recently worked at a Colnago dealer in Castro Valley. Very nice bikes, and Campy is very nice stuff.

15pounds is very...
02-16-12, 11:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,579
Posted By DRietz

The whole caboodle, but it was extremely...

The whole caboodle, but it was extremely favorable circumstances. Their minimum price for a "run" is $90.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-12, 09:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,234
Posted By DRietz

Ridden 'em, built 'em, sold 'em. In my...

Ridden 'em, built 'em, sold 'em.

In my opinion, the TCR is a great frameset for the cash. Having seen first hand the construction that goes into each one of those frames, I can say without a...
02-16-12, 08:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,579
Posted By DRietz

I'm totally set for "light" touring......

I'm totally set for "light" touring... :)
02-16-12, 08:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,579
Posted By DRietz

My coater, in case anyone is interested, was...

My coater, in case anyone is interested, was Electro-Plating Specialties in Hayward, CA. The coater did an incredibly good job of masking the areas I asked him to (headtube tolerances for that pesky...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-12, 08:14 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,595,676
Posted By DRietz

I know! It almost looks ti, and having to replace...

I know! It almost looks ti, and having to replace my black wheels/pink headset didn't help at all. But I did have Velocity lace my wheels with some sick red nips. Subtle. Something you wouldn't...
02-16-12, 08:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,579
Posted By DRietz

You mean this thing had padding?! I've been...

You mean this thing had padding?! I've been duped! :D
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-12, 08:09 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,595,676
Posted By DRietz

Yeah, I tend to agree. I should have removed the...

Yeah, I tend to agree. I should have removed the rack mounts when I had a chance, and the welds on a mass produced frame are never things of beauty. But, it will serve me well for the next year or so...
02-16-12, 07:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,579
Posted By DRietz

Because Everybody Talks About it, but Never Does it...

That's right, clear powdercoat. Over my bare steel frame.

After battling some rust issues surfacing from the nice dent that UPS put in my frame about a year and 7000miles ago, I decided it was...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-12, 07:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,018
Posted By DRietz

Get both sides done. It will look much cleaner to...

Get both sides done. It will look much cleaner to have them symmetric.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-12, 07:35 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,595,676
Posted By DRietz

Cheers! It is steel. Mass production Soma...

Cheers! It is steel. Mass production Soma Smoothie that I've paid essentially nothing for, and the powder coat was rather cheap as well.



It's a tube, but I understand the aesthetic...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-12, 07:24 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,595,676
Posted By DRietz

For resubmission... Mah baby had to undergo...

For resubmission...

Mah baby had to undergo surgery to free her of rust, so I opted for a clear powdercoat.

Obviously, a few things wrong. No bar tape, and my saddle is tilted down a bit, but...
02-14-12, 12:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By DRietz

As a high school cross country racer, I'm gonna...

As a high school cross country racer, I'm gonna have to go with the cross country 29er.

Easily the best combination of ride and speed for any local trails. People argue that a 26er is more...
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