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02-15-19, 09:23 PM
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Posted By jamesdak

Hmmm, as best I can remember I've only got two...

Hmmm, as best I can remember I've only got two for that price. One a steal and one just average.

The steal:

It looked like this the night I picked it up in the dark and brought it home. ...
02-15-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,159
Posted By jamesdak

Mmmm......I'm lusting after a Paletti. :love:

Mmmm......I'm lusting after a Paletti. :love:
02-15-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,035
Posted By jamesdak

Yep, lovely bike but each time I look at it I see...

Yep, lovely bike but each time I look at it I see that tight rear end.
02-13-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By jamesdak

So what's the plan for the Tri A? Isn't that...

So what's the plan for the Tri A? Isn't that Tange 1 tubing on it?
02-13-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,174
Posted By jamesdak

Totally not buying this. :foo:

Totally not buying this. :foo:
02-11-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,397
Posted By jamesdak

In with the first AMF Hercules. ...

In with the first AMF Hercules.


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Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 771
Posted By jamesdak

Well, I own several sets of Zonda/Racing 3s as...

Well, I own several sets of Zonda/Racing 3s as well as some Shamal, Eurus and Racing 0. For the one's the OP is asking about I'll just say that both seem to work fine for me, have been trouble free...
02-08-19, 06:23 PM
02-08-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,835
Posted By jamesdak

This popped up today and seems very optimistic to...

This popped up today and seems very optimistic to me...

https://classifieds.ksl.com/listing/55091998

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02-08-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,174
Posted By jamesdak

Well, I don't really know what to think of all of...

Well, I don't really know what to think of all of this. But I do have a friend in the bike parts industry. He's working with a company that does c.f. work for NASCAR. As they help him develop his...
Replies: 17
Views: 710
Posted By jamesdak

Yeah, I'd agree with this. These frames are...

Yeah, I'd agree with this. These frames are great. Worth the time and effort for a repaint. :thumb:
02-06-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,035
Posted By jamesdak

Will, I'm learning something. I didn't realize...

Will, I'm learning something. I didn't realize they made the tubing in different versions like that. Thanks!
02-06-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 518
Posted By jamesdak

Here's my Gap, out on the road where it belongs. ...

Here's my Gap, out on the road where it belongs. Such a smooth ride.


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02-06-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,174
Posted By jamesdak

Nope, I never do it. Nor do I sit on the top...

Nope, I never do it. Nor do I sit on the top tube and almost all my bikes are steel.
02-05-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,128
Posted By jamesdak

I really don't give it any thought. If I see a...

I really don't give it any thought. If I see a jersey that matches one of the bikes I'll grab it. Otherwise it's just quality stuff I pick up a good prices.

Some of my "matching" stuff. The...
02-05-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,723
Posted By jamesdak

LOL, well you can be but if your camera's are...

LOL, well you can be but if your camera's are hardwired in and your off the net you should be safe. :thumb:

Now excuse me while I go make a new tinfoil cap. :lol:
02-05-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,723
Posted By jamesdak

Be very, very cautious with any webcams. A good...

Be very, very cautious with any webcams. A good many are designed to send images off shore without you knowing and even if you think you've restricted the camera.
02-05-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,035
Posted By jamesdak

I'm curious about the 26.4 seatpost in a SLX...

I'm curious about the 26.4 seatpost in a SLX frame. Shouldn't that be 27.2? Has the clamping area been crimped too much to make this work?

Lovely bike by the way.
02-05-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 358
Posted By jamesdak

Nope, for a couple or reasons. One the 42mm tires...

Nope, for a couple or reasons. One the 42mm tires barely cleared these wider fenders. The other issue was the limited clearance under the brake bridge. Of course this was my first time putting...
02-04-19, 10:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 358
Posted By jamesdak

Well, I used Velo Orange on mine also. What...

Well, I used Velo Orange on mine also. What thing I didn't think of until it was built was how noisy the metal fenders were. I hardly every noticed any gravel sounds on the few plastic fenders I...
Replies: 19
Views: 645
Posted By jamesdak

I honestly don't know what to price this at but...

I honestly don't know what to price this at but wow! Such a visually beautiful bike. I really love that Mavic crank too. Looking forward to seeing what the experts think this is worth.
02-04-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,528
Posted By jamesdak

Here's some info from around that time; ...

Here's some info from around that time;


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02-04-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 91,686
Posted By jamesdak

Sweet!! Love me some Billato craftmenship! ...

Sweet!! Love me some Billato craftmenship! Which one is your favorite?

I've got six Billato builds myself. Three Giordana's and three Greg Lemond's. Not a bum in the bunch. :love:
02-03-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 378
Posted By jamesdak

I kept this from research years ago. Supposed to...

I kept this from research years ago. Supposed to be the ranking of Fuji Tubing:

FUJI 9658 quadruple butted chrome molybdenum steel tubing
FUJI 331 double butted chrome molybdenum steel tubing...
02-02-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 15,211
Posted By jamesdak

Thanks, realized that's not a current pic. ...

Thanks, realized that's not a current pic. Here's how it's setup now and how I rode it most of last year. Thinking of taking it farther with either a brand new Ultergra R8000 build or a nice...
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