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05-07-18, 06:14 PM
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Posted By Unkle Rico

Thanks! They are Soma Xpress 650bx38's, a...

Thanks!

They are Soma Xpress 650bx38's, a wonderful tire. Just was out in the garage and i'd say i have about 1 cm of clearance on each side in the lower chain stay and a little less in the...
05-07-18, 06:09 PM
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Posted By Unkle Rico

Aye :thumb:

Aye :thumb:
05-07-18, 06:06 AM
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Views: 863,211
Posted By Unkle Rico

Tektro 559's -- They are amazing for the price. ...

Tektro 559's -- They are amazing for the price. Tires are 38's and have lots of room to spare in the frame.
05-06-18, 09:18 AM
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Posted By Unkle Rico

Denver LightRail :thumb:

Denver LightRail :thumb:
05-05-18, 07:08 PM
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Posted By Unkle Rico

Let me help :thumb: ...

Let me help :thumb:

https://i.imgur.com/UfN2M4Y.jpg

Setting this bike up for 650b was the best thing i ever did to this bike -- So awesome to ride!
02-04-18, 11:21 AM
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Views: 2,075,931
Posted By Unkle Rico

This is awesome

This is awesome
01-29-18, 01:52 PM
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Posted By Unkle Rico

Same here in Denver. No Bueno! It was 70 the...

Same here in Denver. No Bueno! It was 70 the other day and really warm today.
01-26-18, 11:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,803
Posted By Unkle Rico

Not having a lock ring is like not having PB in a...

Not having a lock ring is like not having PB in a PB&J sammy. Just a bad idea.
01-20-18, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 959
Posted By Unkle Rico

Its a bad idea if you ask me.

Its a bad idea if you ask me.
01-19-18, 10:27 PM
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Views: 2,075,931
Posted By Unkle Rico

It was 70 today in Denver. Went on a ride on my...

It was 70 today in Denver. Went on a ride on my Crockett which is bright pink and I love it. Below is a conversation i had with a Mtn biker on a local trail. He was stopped and I rode past.
...
01-18-18, 04:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,276
Posted By Unkle Rico

I just have an ass-saver on my bike, works good...

I just have an ass-saver on my bike, works good enough!
01-08-18, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,137
Posted By Unkle Rico

https://i.imgur.com/iUF9Mb6.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/iUF9Mb6.jpg
01-02-18, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,471
Posted By Unkle Rico

I think i'm more stoked on 650b carbon wheels...

I think i'm more stoked on 650b carbon wheels than the frame!
01-01-18, 10:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 15,229
Posted By Unkle Rico

I went through the same situation a few months...

I went through the same situation a few months back and settled on a Wolftooth 36t (whatever is the smallest one) and swapped out my RD for a long cage one. Running a 11-32 in the back for now but I...
01-01-18, 10:45 PM
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Posted By Unkle Rico

Did a quick 10miler today and it was ok -- havent...

Did a quick 10miler today and it was ok -- havent been on the bike nearly as much as I have wanted to in the last few months.
12-27-17, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,003
Posted By Unkle Rico

There is usually a little talc on inner tubes? ...

There is usually a little talc on inner tubes? Could be some grease on the nipples from when the wheels were built? Or someone poured eggnog in your tire and it is finally coming out.

Either...
12-18-17, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 924
Posted By Unkle Rico

Get something from Retrogression and be done with...

Get something from Retrogression and be done with it
12-17-17, 10:17 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,164
Posted By Unkle Rico

Get some rollerblades

Get some rollerblades
12-16-17, 05:00 PM
Replies: 24,529
Views: 2,075,931
Posted By Unkle Rico

Did a quick 25mile ride in 40 degree weather --...

Did a quick 25mile ride in 40 degree weather -- Did the "wrap your toes in tinfoil" trick and it worked remarkably well!
12-16-17, 04:54 PM
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Views: 85,958
Posted By Unkle Rico

The bolt or the other piece? Or both? What are...

The bolt or the other piece? Or both? What are the hubs in the picture?
12-16-17, 04:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,164
Posted By Unkle Rico

I love this forum :love:

I love this forum :love:
12-16-17, 12:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,164
Posted By Unkle Rico

I was a happy man when i put on a set of spd's to...

I was a happy man when i put on a set of spd's to my fixed gear. For me, i felt i had way more control and felt more connected to the fixed gear bike i had at the time. The issue i see with flat...
12-15-17, 09:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,692
Posted By Unkle Rico

This times a million. My dream bike is a Trail...

This times a million. My dream bike is a Trail Donkey and a few extra sets of rims with different sizes/rubber.. One bike for almost everything would be amazing.
12-15-17, 09:25 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 32,623
Posted By Unkle Rico

Bruce Gordon Chinook 650b / flat bar conversion. ...

Bruce Gordon Chinook 650b / flat bar conversion. Flatbars might be replaced with another style of bar, not sure if i dig them!

https://i.imgur.com/lvJOroM.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Aod0H34.jpg
12-14-17, 09:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,061
Posted By Unkle Rico

And they get kinda goopy after several months

And they get kinda goopy after several months
12-12-17, 01:28 PM
Replies: 24,529
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Posted By Unkle Rico

If you are a Vet, go with USAA -- no brainer.

If you are a Vet, go with USAA -- no brainer.
12-12-17, 06:50 AM
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Posted By Unkle Rico

Agreed

Agreed
12-12-17, 06:46 AM
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Views: 542,967
Posted By Unkle Rico

Smoking deal ...

Smoking deal

https://denver.craigslist.org/bik/d/pake-rumrunner-55cm-fixed/6364967346.html
12-11-17, 12:19 PM
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Posted By Unkle Rico

Today.. The Mrs. and I are "recovering" from a...

Today.. The Mrs. and I are "recovering" from a 5,000 mile road trip.. Colorado to Cali -->Cali to Oregon --> Oregon to Idaho --> Idaho to Wyoming --> Wyoming to home.

I haven't ridden a bike in...
11-24-17, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3,898
Views: 542,967
Posted By Unkle Rico

Well in other news, Heavy Pedal is having a nice...

Well in other news, Heavy Pedal is having a nice sale on their gear
11-16-17, 09:18 AM
Replies: 24,529
Views: 2,075,931
Posted By Unkle Rico

Today.. I am super sore and not in the good way. ...

Today.. I am super sore and not in the good way. Took the dog for a walk yesterday -- she was off leash running around, I was holding my phone in one hand, and the leash in the other. She came...
11-16-17, 09:16 AM
Replies: 24,529
Views: 2,075,931
Posted By Unkle Rico

:thumb:

:thumb:
11-15-17, 08:07 AM
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Views: 667,357
Posted By Unkle Rico

:foo:

:foo:
11-14-17, 09:36 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 77,311
Posted By Unkle Rico

I dig your taste in bikes sir:love:

I dig your taste in bikes sir:love:
11-14-17, 09:34 PM
Replies: 24,529
Views: 2,075,931
Posted By Unkle Rico

I was gonna ask if you had used it yet.. Can't...

I was gonna ask if you had used it yet.. Can't wait to see what you think:thumb:
11-14-17, 09:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 25,369
Posted By Unkle Rico

Looks good to me

Looks good to me
11-13-17, 08:48 AM
11-11-17, 06:07 PM
Replies: 24,529
Views: 2,075,931
Posted By Unkle Rico

Gonna work on a French bike?

Gonna work on a French bike?
11-11-17, 02:52 PM
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Views: 197,545
Posted By Unkle Rico

All done except for a rear brake which is in the...

All done except for a rear brake which is in the mail :thumb:

https://i.imgur.com/lvJOroM.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Aod0H34.jpg
11-11-17, 02:48 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 77,311
Posted By Unkle Rico

Just waiting on a rear brake.. Its a fun bike so...

Just waiting on a rear brake.. Its a fun bike so far!

https://i.imgur.com/lvJOroM.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Aod0H34.jpg
11-11-17, 09:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,709
Posted By Unkle Rico

I try and buy / flip as much as possible but even...

I try and buy / flip as much as possible but even then, maybe only a few bikes a year. Just depends on what i come across on CL and how much funds are available to play with. I always aim to get...
11-09-17, 12:32 PM
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Views: 132,638
Posted By Unkle Rico

Tea!

Tea!
11-09-17, 12:13 PM
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Views: 1,218,864
Posted By Unkle Rico

Wasn't it all bondo?

Wasn't it all bondo?
11-09-17, 09:38 AM
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Views: 1,218,864
Posted By Unkle Rico

Yeah, a crank with more rounded edged probably...

Yeah, a crank with more rounded edged probably would complement the frame and its curves better. The Phil doesn't look all that bad, just could look better on a different bike
11-09-17, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24,529
Views: 2,075,931
Posted By Unkle Rico

I think the DK200 winner used aero bars since it...

I think the DK200 winner used aero bars since it was windy out there -- so i'm sure that helped with speed during a gravel race.

:foo:
11-09-17, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,158
Posted By Unkle Rico

https://www.bikeforums.net/framebuilders/754197-ho...

https://www.bikeforums.net/framebuilders/754197-how-measure-rake-fork.html
11-09-17, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By Unkle Rico

I'd get the surly because you can get whatever...

I'd get the surly because you can get whatever parts for it and make it your own
11-08-17, 10:39 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 77,311
Posted By Unkle Rico

Looks like it. My Steamroller has all black...

Looks like it. My Steamroller has all black spokes except for 2 silver ones that are right at the valve -- makes finding the valve that much easier... Not that it was hard to begin with :foo:
11-07-17, 07:35 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 76,881
Posted By Unkle Rico

I would personally take everything with me that...

I would personally take everything with me that isn't bolted down. Living in SF previously taught me that.
11-07-17, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3,898
Views: 542,967
Posted By Unkle Rico

I really need some long thermal bibs.. Ideas...

I really need some long thermal bibs.. Ideas where to look?
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