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10-20-18, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,404
Posted By UltraManDan

They are currently Out of Stock on the Archetypes...

They are currently Out of Stock on the Archetypes to Formulas, but Velomine has the TB14's laced to Formula hubs for $199 in black/black. You could email and they'd probably be able to tell you when...
10-18-18, 03:38 PM
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Views: 2,075,931
Posted By UltraManDan

Today I realized I really like having a front...

Today I realized I really like having a front brake.
10-18-18, 01:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 870
Posted By UltraManDan

Raleigh Carlton is on sale at Nashbar for $375...

Raleigh Carlton is on sale at Nashbar for $375 complete. Can accommodate tires up to 32c and comes with a front rack. Not the best components, but fits the price range for the OP
10-16-18, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4,885
Views: 629,573
Posted By UltraManDan

In front of the newly built Cade Museum for...

In front of the newly built Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention before a nice 40 mile ride. ...
10-12-18, 11:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,083
Posted By UltraManDan

^ If you want that many gearing options, why not...

^ If you want that many gearing options, why not skip the hassle and just ride a geared bike with a derailleur? :foo:
10-12-18, 09:35 AM
Replies: 24,529
Views: 2,075,931
Posted By UltraManDan

Today I installed the front brake and levers and...

Today I installed the front brake and levers and re-wrapped the bars. I like these levers a lot better than the Tektro 520's. I know, I know.. The SRAM levers are better still, but these will serve...
10-12-18, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 85,958
Posted By UltraManDan

Yeah, of course. It dries relatively quick, so it...

Yeah, of course. It dries relatively quick, so it takes no time to be able to re-lube and be on my way.
10-12-18, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 85,958
Posted By UltraManDan

I use baby wipes in between heavy cleanings where...

I use baby wipes in between heavy cleanings where I remove the chain and clean the whole drivetrain. Baby wipes work great to do a quick clean of the chain without needing anything else. I also use...
10-09-18, 05:08 PM
Replies: 24,529
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Posted By UltraManDan

The only problem with the SRAM levers is the...

The only problem with the SRAM levers is the price. Best I found was 65 for the pair and that's a little steep for me. I went with a SRAM Apex front brake and I have the SRAM S300 crankset, so it...
10-09-18, 01:52 PM
Replies: 24,529
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Posted By UltraManDan

Thanks man. Angling them up a little bit...

Thanks man. Angling them up a little bit definitely helped. I rode 32 miles yesterday and stayed on the hoods the whole time and it felt pretty comfy. I got the Tektro RL520A levers and they feel a...
10-09-18, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By UltraManDan

Cool story bro

Cool story bro
10-06-18, 03:15 PM
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Posted By UltraManDan

Today I installed a front brake and drop levers...

Today I installed a front brake and drop levers for piece of mind and alternate hand positions. I don't hate the hoods, but I dont love them either. And I purchased a 50T chainring to run 50/15...
06-23-18, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By UltraManDan

Anytime someone mentions "skid" you must get an...

Anytime someone mentions "skid" you must get an alert in order to insert your overly used tidy whitey jokes. Can't you come up with something new every once and awhile?
06-22-18, 01:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,167
Posted By UltraManDan

Full carbon with only $1500? Good luck!

Full carbon with only $1500? Good luck!
06-13-18, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By UltraManDan

If you search for "Track Wheelset" that should...

If you search for "Track Wheelset" that should get you plenty of compatible results. Or you could look here https://www.retro-gression.com/collections/wheels-wheelsets

How often do you clean your...
06-07-18, 03:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,925
Posted By UltraManDan

That's like 50 gear inches :foo: Hilly??

That's like 50 gear inches :foo: Hilly??
06-07-18, 08:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,925
Posted By UltraManDan

It wont make you faster, that's for sure. Good...

It wont make you faster, that's for sure. Good luck getting to that flat spot on 105"
05-15-18, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,373
Posted By UltraManDan

The filing should make it fit the fork dropouts....

The filing should make it fit the fork dropouts. Probably not gonna be able to use the pinhead nuts. So just buy 10mm track nuts...
05-11-18, 03:40 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 87,267
Posted By UltraManDan

I hope that axle nut is secure :twitchy:

I hope that axle nut is secure :twitchy:
05-10-18, 04:13 PM
Replies: 24,529
Views: 2,075,931
Posted By UltraManDan

Today we opened with Castelli to ad to our...

Today we opened with Castelli to ad to our collection of cycling apparel which includes Garneau and Pearl Izumi. Excited to have access to Castelli products at EP pricing! :D
05-09-18, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 134,968
Posted By UltraManDan

Reminds me of Ron Burgandy playing Jazz Flute on...

Reminds me of Ron Burgandy playing Jazz Flute on Anchorman. Lol
05-09-18, 07:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,854
Posted By UltraManDan

I live in FL too and there isn't much elevation....

I live in FL too and there isn't much elevation. The hills I do ride typically are short and can be pushed up at a relatively quick pace. I ride 48x15 (84gi) most of the time, but sometimes want a...
05-08-18, 10:33 AM
Replies: 24,529
Views: 2,075,931
Posted By UltraManDan

Today I did my longest ride to date as a solo...

Today I did my longest ride to date as a solo metric century. Managed to maintain just over a 20mph average and my legs feel great. My lower back and my neck tho, they are feeling it.

...
05-07-18, 07:05 AM
Replies: 24,529
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Posted By UltraManDan

Keeping the bike upright on a "gnarly gravel...

Keeping the bike upright on a "gnarly gravel descent, about 1.2 miles long." Sure sounds like work to me! Nicely done!

My segment is part of my daily commute, so I hit it everyday. Strava says I...
05-05-18, 04:17 PM
Replies: 24,529
Views: 2,075,931
Posted By UltraManDan

Today I got the Strava KOM on a segment I have...

Today I got the Strava KOM on a segment I have been working towards for months. I know a lot of people could care less about Strave and/or KOM, but to me it is a measurable way to gauge improvements...
05-04-18, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,585
Posted By UltraManDan

I have a 25.4mm Thomson Elite seat post in black....

I have a 25.4mm Thomson Elite seat post in black. PM me if you are interested in it.
05-02-18, 01:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,511
Posted By UltraManDan

For what it's worth, I love my Aventon. But I...

For what it's worth, I love my Aventon. But I have no clue how the Diamond frame compares to the Mataro Low or the Cordoba.
05-02-18, 01:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,585
Posted By UltraManDan

What does your chainline look like on that set...

What does your chainline look like on that set up??
04-28-18, 02:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,868
Posted By UltraManDan

Like this one perhaps? Saris Bike Stand...

Like this one perhaps?
Saris Bike Stand...
04-28-18, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4,885
Views: 629,573
Posted By UltraManDan

My mistake. It is in the Post Your SSFG thread....

My mistake. It is in the Post Your SSFG thread. Here ya go https://www.bikeforums.net/showpost.php?p=20275912&postcount=262
04-28-18, 11:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,868
Posted By UltraManDan

Fair enough. lol

Fair enough. lol
04-28-18, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4,885
Views: 629,573
Posted By UltraManDan

Thanks Dave. I like my Diamond frame a lot. Can't...

Thanks Dave. I like my Diamond frame a lot. Can't speak about the Cordoba or Mataro cuz I haven't ridden them. But their Factory Team won RHC last year on the Cordoba and they are racing the new...
04-28-18, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4,885
Views: 629,573
Posted By UltraManDan

Haha. Thanks man. I saw this graffiti piece...

Haha. Thanks man. I saw this graffiti piece awhile back and immediately wanted to do a mirror shot. Took me awhile to get around to it tho.



Spring in Florida
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04-28-18, 08:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,868
Posted By UltraManDan

I can see it working if it really clamps onto the...

I can see it working if it really clamps onto the wheel. You'd still have to screw it into the floor though.
04-27-18, 02:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,868
Posted By UltraManDan

Clug wall mount. Just stick it on the floor...

Clug wall mount. Just stick it on the floor instead of the wall
...
04-27-18, 08:01 AM
Replies: 24,529
Views: 2,075,931
Posted By UltraManDan

I would love to ride in Georgia! My sister lives...

I would love to ride in Georgia! My sister lives just outside of Atlanta, but I never find time to bring the bike when I visit.



Quiet riding is so much nicer! My stem creak is gone as well...
04-26-18, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4,885
Views: 629,573
Posted By UltraManDan

Found a nice wall to mirror the discreet...

Found a nice wall to mirror the discreet non-drive side of the Diamond
04-26-18, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24,529
Views: 2,075,931
Posted By UltraManDan

Nicely done Tim! I am just over 1100 for the...

Nicely done Tim! I am just over 1100 for the year, but only 21,000 ft of elevation :lol: Thanks Florida :thumb:
04-26-18, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4,885
Views: 629,573
Posted By UltraManDan

All cleaned up for a beautiful commute to work...

All cleaned up for a beautiful commute to work today.
04-25-18, 04:19 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 87,267
Posted By UltraManDan

Looks nice Tim! But it needs black cranks now

Looks nice Tim! But it needs black cranks now
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-18, 12:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,213
Posted By UltraManDan

On a carbon steerer I wouldn't risk it. You can...

On a carbon steerer I wouldn't risk it. You can try and gain a few mm's by switching to a shorter headset dust cover, but it looks like you already have the Cane Creek short stack headset on there.
04-20-18, 11:55 AM
Replies: 24,529
Views: 2,075,931
Posted By UltraManDan

I had a similar issue awhile back that was the...

I had a similar issue awhile back that was the result of a loose chainring bolt.
04-20-18, 10:19 AM
Replies: 24,529
Views: 2,075,931
Posted By UltraManDan

Today I finally fixed a creaking issue I created...

Today I finally fixed a creaking issue I created by cutting my fork slightly too short and not having quite enough room for the stem to clamp down to.

Installed a Cane Creek 40 series shorty...
04-14-18, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,654
Posted By UltraManDan

^ That's a cog and lock ring, not a single speed...

^ That's a cog and lock ring, not a single speed freewheel
04-13-18, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 85,958
Posted By UltraManDan

Thanks guys. Between Cane Creek and Aventon CS I...

Thanks guys. Between Cane Creek and Aventon CS I was able to get the appropriate headset ordered.
04-13-18, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 85,958
Posted By UltraManDan

The worry is in whether or not it will seat on...

The worry is in whether or not it will seat on the top part of the bearing. I purchased a shorty dust cover from an LBS and the inside seat diameter was too narrow to sit over the top of the bearing...
04-13-18, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 85,958
Posted By UltraManDan

I need help finding a compatible headset for my...

I need help finding a compatible headset for my bike. Right now I have the stock Aventon (which is really FSA Orbit) headset, but I can't seem to find a replacement anywhere. What I really need is a...
04-13-18, 07:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,475
Posted By UltraManDan

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https://m.popkey.co/ef5707/qx1Wa.gif
04-12-18, 04:45 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 87,267
Posted By UltraManDan

I usually have them filled differently. Roctane...

I usually have them filled differently. Roctane in the 24oz down tube cage, and water in the 20oz seat tube cage. I can't fit anything bigger than 20oz in the seat tube mount, but it sure as hell...
04-12-18, 04:10 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 87,267
Posted By UltraManDan

It is pretty high, but the bottle comes out ok....

It is pretty high, but the bottle comes out ok. Probably due to the type of cage that is mounted there. A shorter bottle, or a sidemount cage would be better I'm sure. I would take it down lower, but...
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