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07-21-15, 01:11 PM
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Posted By derek.fulmer

New frame geometry

Hey all,

I am currently riding a 58cm All-City Mr. Pink. However, in hopes of doing a few cross races as well as exploring more terrain, I'm moving to a disc brake cross bike. Possibly a Van...
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Views: 265,568
Posted By derek.fulmer

These Snyder Rage Machine's are slowly creeping...

These Snyder Rage Machine's are slowly creeping up my want list for my track frame! Damn y'all!
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Views: 265,568
Posted By derek.fulmer

For as long as I have been on these forums, I...

For as long as I have been on these forums, I never thought I'd see you ride a steel track bike!

A part of me really wants to stick to steel for all my rides. Maybe Ti but there aren't many...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-15, 09:33 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,130
Posted By derek.fulmer

I have been riding an All-City Mr. Pink since...

I have been riding an All-City Mr. Pink since December and absolutely love it. I was also considering the Soma Smoothie, as well. Both are about $500-$700 for the frameset(s) alone. Both can take...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-15, 06:37 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 18,671
Posted By derek.fulmer

It is appealing for sure. I'm open to the notion...

It is appealing for sure. I'm open to the notion of discs on road bikes, or even owning a cross bike with discs and just swapping tires between seasons. A future purchase may very well be one with...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-15, 04:50 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 18,671
Posted By derek.fulmer

That's a fair point. I am the kind of...

That's a fair point.

I am the kind of consumer who buys once/buys for a lifetime. At least, that's the consumer I've tried to become because I used to buy and sell/flip items often as I got tired...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-15, 04:27 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 18,671
Posted By derek.fulmer

Rob, in your opinion, is that to say that rim...

Rob, in your opinion, is that to say that rim brakes will be nonexistent and unsupported by manufacturers in the future? With so many of us who already own bikes, sometime multiple bikes, with rim...
Forum: Introductions
03-08-15, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By derek.fulmer

Hello from the NW Burbs!

Hello from the NW Burbs!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-15, 10:57 PM
Replies: 26,876
Views: 16,916,206
Posted By derek.fulmer

Gorgeous bike! I really dig the metal flake...

Gorgeous bike! I really dig the metal flake detail! How does it ride?
Forum: Great Lakes
01-28-15, 12:46 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 16,497
Posted By derek.fulmer

I'm in Schaumburg. My wife works in WC. What road...

I'm in Schaumburg. My wife works in WC. What road routes out your way do you ride? How about sharing that cool collection of rides!
Replies: 136
Sticky Trading
Views: 47,440
Posted By derek.fulmer

Cheers! Now, I'm in the opposite boat you...

Cheers!

Now, I'm in the opposite boat you were! :-p
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Sticky Trading
Views: 47,440
Posted By derek.fulmer

Did you get your 46t? I have one...2 years after...

Did you get your 46t? I have one...2 years after your post lol.
Replies: 136
Sticky Trading
Views: 47,440
Posted By derek.fulmer

I have a 46t Dura Ace chain ring. I'd need a read...

I have a 46t Dura Ace chain ring. I'd need a read cog, preferably 16t or 15t. I would also trade for a 50t chain ring of any brand except SRAM/Truvativ.
Replies: 300
Views: 120,173
Posted By derek.fulmer

Thanks for the info! I'll likely get the 58cm as...

Thanks for the info! I'll likely get the 58cm as well. I had the Look 464 but even before I finished building it, it felt way too small.
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Views: 265,568
Posted By derek.fulmer

Awesome! I did two training clinics late last...

Awesome! I did two training clinics late last season and it was awesome! I'd also like to go up to Kenosha and race. Indianapolis would be a fun weekend trip, too.
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Views: 265,568
Posted By derek.fulmer

Looks great! You plan on riding/racing at...

Looks great! You plan on riding/racing at Northbrook?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-14, 07:50 PM
Replies: 26,876
Views: 16,916,206
Posted By derek.fulmer

Is that a mix of Campy parts?

Is that a mix of Campy parts?
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Posted By derek.fulmer

Felt's website states the TK3/2 have "cast steel...

Felt's website states the TK3/2 have "cast steel surfaces" on the dropouts. Any reason "cast steel" wouldn't hold up to wheel removal/install/tightening over time?

I'm not well versed in...
Forum: For Sale
12-01-14, 04:12 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 130,782
Posted By derek.fulmer

Have: Scott 110mm 31.8 Want: 130mm 31.8

Have: Scott 110mm 31.8

Want: 130mm 31.8
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Posted By derek.fulmer

Welp...that explains it. :crash:

Welp...that explains it. :crash:
Replies: 52
Views: 5,936
Posted By derek.fulmer

Tried the Tiemeyer calculator and these were my...

Tried the Tiemeyer calculator and these were my results. Sounds like a ~58 top tube is a must. Kind of confused on why it lists a 318 seat tube?

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Replies: 52
Views: 5,936
Posted By derek.fulmer

That was my goal. To have as many experiences and...

That was my goal. To have as many experiences and opinions that I could utilize and learn from.

I've already said why I haven't installed the cranks. In my opinion, greasing the threads, etc...
Replies: 52
Views: 5,936
Posted By derek.fulmer

Totally overlooked that it was in the thread....

Totally overlooked that it was in the thread. I'll blame that on todays eating festivities. Haha.

I went from what i had with the Look frame and lengthened it a bit bu guessing. I'll use that...
Replies: 52
Views: 5,936
Posted By derek.fulmer

I did not, cannot seem to find it. I'm...

I did not, cannot seem to find it.

I'm paying more attention to stack/reach sizes. Going to visit a couple shops and try and find out some sizes for Felt, Fuji, etc. Fuji has an aero seatpost and...
Replies: 52
Views: 5,936
Posted By derek.fulmer

Compact bars definitely aren't staying. They are...

Compact bars definitely aren't staying. They are all I have lying around right now. Based on the stack and reach of both frames, neither is a suitable size, I assume.
Replies: 52
Views: 5,936
Posted By derek.fulmer

It seems like a lot of difference, to my...

It seems like a lot of difference, to my uneducated eye. The seat tube on the All-City is a 58, about 1.5cm longer.

I can't quite say why, but I look cramped on the Look frame.
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Views: 5,936
Posted By derek.fulmer

This is the kind of geometry I'm shooting for: ...

This is the kind of geometry I'm shooting for:

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Posted By derek.fulmer

Thanks, Carleton. I think I could do with a...

Thanks, Carleton. I think I could do with a longer seat tube as well, another reason for the exchange. But, I am starting to see all that goes into the process.
Replies: 52
Views: 5,936
Posted By derek.fulmer

Also, I found LBS that was having a moving sale....

Also, I found LBS that was having a moving sale. No 130mm stems, but I did get a 120mm (& a sweet base layer).

Photo for comparison:

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Posted By derek.fulmer

That is precisely what I wanted to know. Thank...

That is precisely what I wanted to know. Thank you!

That all being said, and it is extremely helpful, I still think this frame is too small so I think I'll be exchanging it for an All-City...
Replies: 52
Views: 5,936
Posted By derek.fulmer

How does lengthening the stem affect fit that a...

How does lengthening the stem affect fit that a longer top tube doesn't? Is it just more economical in most cases? My only concern, due to ignorance, is how a really long stem will affect handling...
Replies: 52
Views: 5,936
Posted By derek.fulmer

I just ordered 40cm cinelli pistas but i may very...

I just ordered 40cm cinelli pistas but i may very well want the b123's as wel.
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Posted By derek.fulmer

I'm hesitant to install my cranks incase I decide...

I'm hesitant to install my cranks incase I decide to exchange the frame. I wouldn't want to have greased the threads and then not be able to send it back. I'm going to try and grab a 130mm stem today...
Replies: 52
Views: 5,936
Posted By derek.fulmer

What's the reasoning behind that, Carleton?

What's the reasoning behind that, Carleton?
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Views: 5,936
Posted By derek.fulmer

Received my deep v wheels today and could finally...

Received my deep v wheels today and could finally start mocking up my fit. Here are two photos, one with me on the tops and one in the drops. 110 stem, 44cm road bars, setback seatpost. No cranks on...
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Views: 265,568
Posted By derek.fulmer

How does that frame handle on the track? I'm...

How does that frame handle on the track? I'm looking for reviews on it but I'm coming up short.
Replies: 300
Views: 120,173
Posted By derek.fulmer

Any word on the All-City Thunderdome? I'm...

Any word on the All-City Thunderdome? I'm thinking of selling my Look frameset and replacing it with something a litte larger.
Replies: 52
Views: 5,936
Posted By derek.fulmer

Trial and error it is, then! I'll take my...

Trial and error it is, then!

I'll take my lashings for using the fit calculator thusly.
Replies: 52
Views: 5,936
Posted By derek.fulmer

I agree, it's difficult to do via text with no...

I agree, it's difficult to do via text with no accompanying images. Unfortunately, it's the best I can do until my wheels arrive.

I have not done it for a while, so out of curiosity I input my...
Replies: 52
Views: 5,936
Posted By derek.fulmer

That's a TON of really helpful info! Thank you. ...

That's a TON of really helpful info! Thank you.

I still plan to build the bike and train/race on it so I won't be able to post any photos until I at least have wheels so I can mock up my fit....
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Views: 5,936
Posted By derek.fulmer

Center of seat tube to center of steerer tube.

Center of seat tube to center of steerer tube.
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Posted By derek.fulmer

It matches, 18.5. My concern is whether or not it...

It matches, 18.5. My concern is whether or not it is the correct size, but I guess I'll learn that once I'm on it. I just can't make sense of how I'm measuring 55 and they're stating essentially 58.5.
Replies: 52
Views: 5,936
Posted By derek.fulmer

Current frame size: Am I way off?

I'm wrapping up my Look AL 464 P frame build, and ever since I got the frame I have had a nagging thought that the frame is too small for me, even though I bought the largest frame they offer. The...
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Views: 588,859
Posted By derek.fulmer

Thanks carleton. When i say custom, i definitely...

Thanks carleton. When i say custom, i definitely don't mean super expensive or exotic. I just mean choosing the right rim/hub/spoke pattern & spoke type for my needs. I have a great relationship with...
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Posted By derek.fulmer

I dont think the spoke count is high enough for...

I dont think the spoke count is high enough for me any way.

Anyone have any thoughts on H+ Son archetypes for entry level racing? Im sure theure fine for training.

Kinlin? Velocity? Two other...
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Views: 588,859
Posted By derek.fulmer

Should I get a custom wheel set made, or just get...

Should I get a custom wheel set made, or just get mavic ellipse's? Custom wouldn't be fancy or special. Clinchers, training and racing double duty.

If custom, what rim/hub combo? I'm about...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-14, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,043
Posted By derek.fulmer

Haha, exactly why I called on a Saturday as well....

Haha, exactly why I called on a Saturday as well.

I have emailed about some wheel builds as well and they are always quick to respond with precise info.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-14, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,043
Posted By derek.fulmer

I purchased a track frame from them recently and...

I purchased a track frame from them recently and they gave me a killer deal on the price. Super fast shipping and GREAT communication. Ben was even kind enough to take my order on a Saturday when he...
Forum: For Sale
10-22-14, 06:50 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 30,984
Posted By derek.fulmer

I have the Scott Syncros saddle left. PM me with...

I have the Scott Syncros saddle left. PM me with your shipping info.
Forum: For Sale
10-03-14, 06:17 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 30,984
Posted By derek.fulmer

Free to a good home, just pay nominal shipping...

Free to a good home, just pay nominal shipping fees:

Platform pedals with reflectors
Specialized Riva saddle, black
Scott syncros saddle, black
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