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Forum: Commuting
08-13-13, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By xB_Nutt

Congrats! Keep it up. Before you know it, 7...

Congrats! Keep it up. Before you know it, 7 years will have passed you by. That's how long I have been doing it and I plan to keep it up until I retire. :)
Forum: Commuting
08-13-13, 07:14 AM
Replies: 15,347
Views: 11,323,957
Posted By xB_Nutt

The seat stay setup is sweet too. Very bad a$$...

The seat stay setup is sweet too. Very bad a$$ bike...
Forum: Commuting
08-10-13, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15,347
Views: 11,323,957
Posted By xB_Nutt

Put Sram Rival on the Soma... ...

Put Sram Rival on the Soma...

http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t353/Fit_Nutt/Bikes/c601c7c1-07b9-4f79-b99f-ca7b8bd6ad5a_zpsa7d07b5c.jpg
Forum: Commuting
03-29-13, 06:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,635
Posted By xB_Nutt

I built up a NOS early 2000 Cannondale CAAD 3...

I built up a NOS early 2000 Cannondale CAAD 3 frame with a carbon Ritchey fork for my fast commuter. Took me a while to find one on eBay, but it was well worth the search. I have it built with Sram...
Forum: Commuting
03-10-13, 05:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,086
Posted By xB_Nutt

Just realized that I didn't specifically answer...

Just realized that I didn't specifically answer your questions.

The Devil I had was just a special paint job, nothing else different. The Devil just felt slower, like harder to get up to speed...
Forum: Commuting
03-10-13, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,086
Posted By xB_Nutt

Above quote is from another thread where I was...

Above quote is from another thread where I was talking about my Soma. I'd venture to say that you are not going to like the Devil if "nimble" is your goal. Something lighter with a carbon fork...
Forum: Commuting
03-09-13, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,086
Posted By xB_Nutt

Not a 55, but a 58 running 78 cm seat top to...

Not a 55, but a 58 running 78 cm seat top to center of bb which should give you a good idea. I do not own it anymore. It was too heavy (steel fork) and slow handling for my tastes. Looked nice...
Forum: Commuting
03-09-13, 07:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,701
Posted By xB_Nutt

Nice. Did you order from Universal Cycles? Good...

Nice. Did you order from Universal Cycles? Good luck with the build and let me know if you have any questions about building it up. Did you get road or mountain hubs? The rear spacing on the...
Forum: Commuting
03-05-13, 09:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,701
Posted By xB_Nutt

Love it. Very smooth and nimble ride. Build...

Love it. Very smooth and nimble ride. Build quality is exceptional at this price point. The Tange Prestige steel is lighter and stiffer than plain jane 4130 chromoly steel. My only gripe is the...
Forum: Commuting
03-05-13, 09:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,701
Posted By xB_Nutt

Here's my Soma Double Cross Disc with a Whisky...

Here's my Soma Double Cross Disc with a Whisky carbon fork

http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t353/Fit_Nutt/Bikes/DCdisc3.jpg

http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t353/Fit_Nutt/Bikes/SomaDC.jpg
...
Forum: Commuting
11-15-12, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,735
Posted By xB_Nutt

Whatever you do, don't get the Pearl Izumi...

Whatever you do, don't get the Pearl Izumi liners. They are poorly constructed, fall apart and made my fingers colder.
Forum: Commuting
09-03-12, 03:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,006
Posted By xB_Nutt

For the person who wanted to see the welds up...

For the person who wanted to see the welds up close. They are smooth as silk.
http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t353/Fit_Nutt/Bikes/IMG_4013.jpg
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Forum: Commuting
08-26-12, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15,347
Views: 11,323,957
Posted By xB_Nutt

Thanks! Can't wait to ride it this winter.

Thanks! Can't wait to ride it this winter.
Forum: Commuting
08-15-12, 06:19 PM
Replies: 15,347
Views: 11,323,957
Posted By xB_Nutt

http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t353/Fit_Nutt/B...

http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t353/Fit_Nutt/Bikes/DCdisc1.jpg

http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t353/Fit_Nutt/Bikes/DCdisc2.jpg
Forum: Commuting
06-27-12, 06:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 819
Posted By xB_Nutt

Guilty as charged...

Guilty as charged...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-12, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 776,228
Posted By xB_Nutt

Treated the Classic to some Sram Force...17 lbs 3...

Treated the Classic to some Sram Force...17 lbs 3 oz as shown.

http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t353/Fit_Nutt/Bikes/IMAG0408-1-1.jpg
04-07-12, 05:53 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 190,607
Posted By xB_Nutt

Please remove me.

Please remove me.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-12, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10,290
Views: 2,860,155
Posted By xB_Nutt

Old school CAAD...the down tube on this thing is...

Old school CAAD...the down tube on this thing is as big as a beer can near the bb!


http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t353/Fit_Nutt/Bikes/IMAG0366.jpg

(I know, flip it and slam it)
04-07-12, 10:35 AM
Replies: 58,111
Views: 8,485,519
Posted By xB_Nutt

http://lexington.craigslist.org/bik/2943916503.htm...

http://lexington.craigslist.org/bik/2943916503.html

http://images.craigslist.org/5Ib5Fc5J23F33J83H5c46f8bef1f05ecf1d22.jpg

Just emailed the owner. It is still available if someone wants it. ...
Forum: Commuting
03-20-12, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,028
Posted By xB_Nutt

32 double butted spoke Open Pros and Ultegra hubs...

32 double butted spoke Open Pros and Ultegra hubs from bicyclewheelwarehouse.com here. Although I only weigh 140 soaking wet, they are plenty strong and I'm hitting pot holes and man hole covers all...
Forum: Commuting
02-29-12, 07:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,072
Posted By xB_Nutt

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRf_A07Elyw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRf_A07Elyw
01-14-12, 02:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,714
Posted By xB_Nutt

Where can I get some of those? My Handsome...

Where can I get some of those? My Handsome Cycles Speedy Devil has horizontal dropouts but is not threaded for adjustment bolts. I could use one of those to make it easier to get the wheel back in...
01-12-12, 09:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,559
Posted By xB_Nutt

Rob Zombie - Superbeast

Rob Zombie - Superbeast
12-23-11, 05:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,515
Posted By xB_Nutt

Tektro CR-720s, pads toed in slightly, fork...

Tektro CR-720s, pads toed in slightly, fork mounted cable stop. No shudder or squeal. Fork very similar to a Cross Check. Notice how short the cable is between the stop and the hanger.
...
12-20-11, 07:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,900
Posted By xB_Nutt

Here's a pic of some 720s and a fork mounted...

Here's a pic of some 720s and a fork mounted cable stop. Works like a charm and no shuddering.

http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t353/Fit_Nutt/Bikes/IMAG0038-1.jpg
Forum: Commuting
12-20-11, 07:03 AM
Replies: 15,347
Views: 11,323,957
Posted By xB_Nutt

Thanks for the kinds words (everyone). Yes, I...

Thanks for the kinds words (everyone). Yes, I built it up from scratch. Most of the parts I moved over from another frameset that I sold. Had a lot of fun sprinkling in some red accents to tart it...
Forum: Commuting
12-19-11, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15,347
Views: 11,323,957
Posted By xB_Nutt

Better pics of the Speedy Devil after cutting the...

Better pics of the Speedy Devil after cutting the steerer tube.

http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t353/Fit_Nutt/Bikes/IMAG0051-1.jpg

...
Forum: Commuting
12-19-11, 08:32 PM
Replies: 15,347
Views: 11,323,957
Posted By xB_Nutt

I'm digging that stem on the Raleigh...anyone...

I'm digging that stem on the Raleigh...anyone know where I can get one like it? Much cleaner than a stack of spacers. Velo Orange only had silver with a negative rise.
Forum: Commuting
12-14-11, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15,347
Views: 11,323,957
Posted By xB_Nutt

^Thanks!

^Thanks!
Forum: Commuting
12-13-11, 10:33 PM
Replies: 15,347
Views: 11,323,957
Posted By xB_Nutt

^^What front rack is that?

^^What front rack is that?
12-04-11, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,407
Posted By xB_Nutt

You should be fine to just tighten it up until...

You should be fine to just tighten it up until the gap is gone. No need to remove the cup. Just go slow and easy. Checking your progress often.
Forum: Commuting
12-02-11, 11:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,424
Posted By xB_Nutt

I used to think that Ortliebs were too expensive,...

I used to think that Ortliebs were too expensive, but after getting tired of other brands that leaked when it rained, I finally sprung for a set of the front Classics. I use them on a rear rack and...
12-02-11, 02:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,345
Posted By xB_Nutt

Bicylewheelwarehouse.com has some good deals. I...

Bicylewheelwarehouse.com has some good deals. I have a set of Open Pros and Ultegra hubs that are still as true as the day I received them. (Over 2K miles of commuting and crappy back roads)
12-02-11, 07:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,879
Posted By xB_Nutt

As others have mentioned, your poor rear shifting...

As others have mentioned, your poor rear shifting is due to the rear cable stop/shift cable housing interface. Measure the inside diameter of your cable stop and see if one of these will work.

...
Forum: Commuting
11-30-11, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15,347
Views: 11,323,957
Posted By xB_Nutt

New Handsome Cycles Speedy Devil build. Ready...

New Handsome Cycles Speedy Devil build. Ready for it's maiden voyage to work tomorrow morning. I've never been more excited to ride in freezing temperatures...
...
11-30-11, 02:04 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,666
Posted By xB_Nutt

I like them and can see practical applications...

I like them and can see practical applications for there use. Plus they have the unique factor going for them. Like someone said above, if it helps keep dt shifters in production, then I am a fan!
Forum: Commuting
11-21-11, 12:12 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 22,208
Posted By xB_Nutt

Looks great so far. Your "work stand" looks like...

Looks great so far. Your "work stand" looks like mine. It has been a somewhat permanent solution that started out as temporary. I have built up no less than 10 bikes and use it daily for tune ups....
11-20-11, 01:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,002
Posted By xB_Nutt

Busch & Muller DToplight XS Plus Tail Light

Here is the link to the regular For Sale section and eBay. Thought this might get better response here.
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11-19-11, 06:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,911
Posted By xB_Nutt

What fork are you using? The disc version of the...

What fork are you using? The disc version of the Double Cross fork has a flattened area on the inside leg on the rotor side.
11-03-11, 10:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,003
Posted By xB_Nutt

Nice to see it built up again and being ridden! ...

Nice to see it built up again and being ridden! One I will probably always regret selling...
10-14-11, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 1,447,271
Posted By xB_Nutt

New Niner EMD 9 build... ...

New Niner EMD 9 build...

http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t353/Fit_Nutt/Bikes/2011-10-14_17-30-06_671-1.jpg
09-12-11, 10:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,760
Posted By xB_Nutt

I sold my PK Ripper for next to nothing when I...

I sold my PK Ripper for next to nothing when I turned 16 and thought riding bikes was for kids. Wish I still had it now. It was sweet. Landing gear fork, Redline V bars, the works. Delivered a...
09-08-11, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By xB_Nutt

Get an Italian thread GXP bottom bracket. Remove...

Get an Italian thread GXP bottom bracket. Remove the square taper bb first.
09-06-11, 01:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,611
Posted By xB_Nutt

No this is wrong... ...

No this is wrong...
http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t353/Fit_Nutt/facebook_1888779025jpg.jpg
09-05-11, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By xB_Nutt

I had this exact question when I was installing a...

I had this exact question when I was installing a Miche Primato bb. A quick email to Miche and they confirmed the bb can go in either way. My advice would be to use some blue thread locker on the...
09-03-11, 12:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,050
Posted By xB_Nutt

Check the route on Mapmyride.com for elevation...

Check the route on Mapmyride.com for elevation changes. Make sure you use a gear ratio that will allow you to handle the steepest hill. Build up your endurance by riding longer rides; 60 miles, 75...
08-31-11, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 972
Posted By xB_Nutt

Opens with a phillips head screw. I think it...

Opens with a phillips head screw. I think it would withstand the spray, but I'd install a fender if you are going to ride a lot in the rain.
Forum: Commuting
08-27-11, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15,347
Views: 11,323,957
Posted By xB_Nutt

Decked out for commuting.. ...

Decked out for commuting..

http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t353/Fit_Nutt/Bikes/2011-08-25_20-03-43_375-1.jpg
08-19-11, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,227,832
Posted By xB_Nutt

Nice conversion. Always wanted to build up a...

Nice conversion. Always wanted to build up a Bridgestone fixed gear...
08-19-11, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,837
Posted By xB_Nutt

Spot Brand Coyote Belt Drive Review

I have had the Coyote for almost a month now so I thought it fitting to write up a review of my findings to date. The belt drive is what mainly attracted me to the bike. I wanted to try it for...
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