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02-08-07, 10:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,384
Posted By MQracing

call it a troad

I have a track frame I built at Michael Melton's shop in 1980 with a campy gear hanger brazed onto a campy track dropout. Used this bike for many years with a five speed regina freewheel, a single...
01-19-07, 11:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 941
Posted By MQracing

fixed gear riders yakking on cell phones?

www.philly.com/mld/philly/16500034.htm
01-19-07, 09:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,738
Posted By MQracing

schwinn Madison or IRO

for just a few bucks over the five hundred mark.... the Schwinn Madison doesn't look half bad and I think you could throw a leg over an IRO. From photos the Schwinn looks like it has quite a nice...
01-08-07, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 910
Posted By MQracing

I want one. It's gorgeous.

I want one. It's gorgeous.
08-28-05, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By MQracing

I think that posting here on a genuine good deal...

I think that posting here on a genuine good deal would be one of the quickest ways of losing it.

msl
08-19-05, 10:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,521
Posted By MQracing

This is available from level. I have a rear hub...

This is available from level. I have a rear hub with the "bolt on interface" on both sides.

msl
08-01-05, 09:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 766
Posted By MQracing

yes they are removable.

yes they are removable.
08-01-05, 07:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,269
Posted By MQracing

and fixin styrofoam panels... prayin' that...

and fixin styrofoam panels...

prayin' that the shuttle can land without going poof...

give it a break
08-01-05, 06:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 766
Posted By MQracing

I have both a Monk frame and a Hooligan. the...

I have both a Monk frame and a Hooligan. the welds on the Monk are not the most beautiful I've seen. But.... bets are that the Monk is bombproof... has the most massive downtube I've seen... at a...
07-20-05, 09:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 838
Posted By MQracing

speakin' of philly.... and hopin' I don't hijack...

speakin' of philly.... and hopin' I don't hijack this thread...

I am working on setting up a single speed\track bike shop near K&A. Any philly boys who'd be interested in helping me set up a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-05, 11:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,505
Posted By MQracing

fugley. just say no. shimaNO

fugley. just say no. shimaNO
06-24-05, 07:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,182
Posted By MQracing

you might want to check out some of the canvas...

you might want to check out some of the canvas materials used by tent makers... it is available in various weights... all the way from 8 ounce to say 15 ounce. For the bottom of the bag you could...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-05, 11:01 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,815
Posted By MQracing

No contest. Eddy. ...

No contest. Eddy.

http://www.velonews.com/news/fea/8224.0.html
06-14-05, 06:47 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,022
Posted By MQracing

your kiddin' right? I thought scranton was...

your kiddin' right?

I thought scranton was hell.

I prefer Equinunk.


msl
06-10-05, 09:53 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,646
Posted By MQracing

for pedals you might spec one of the several NJS...

for pedals you might spec one of the several NJS approved models made by MKS.

msl.
06-05-05, 04:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,179
Posted By MQracing

though not a track specific crankset... Tony at...

though not a track specific crankset... Tony at IRO has some black single speed cranksets with a 48 tooth cog. "RPM" is silkscreened on the arms. Nice thing is that I think tony has them in...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-05, 10:36 PM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,215,403
Posted By MQracing

hey... not shabby at all... and this comment...

hey... not shabby at all... and this comment coming from a not trekkie fan.

nice looking bike... enjoy it... ride the heck out of it.

msl
06-01-05, 12:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 913
Posted By MQracing

I remember the diff btwn SL and SP is that SL is...

I remember the diff btwn SL and SP is that SL is the lighter (thinner walls) of the two tubesets. Back in the day... the SL was generally recommended only for lighter (say 160 pounds or less) riders....
05-26-05, 10:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,871
Posted By MQracing

All's well that ends well. Returned the Onguard...

All's well that ends well. Returned the Onguard ToughChain lock today and got a full no hassles refund.

Went to two other bike shops in town (philly) after looking at and not liking any of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-05, 10:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,501
Posted By MQracing

Hi Tim: On this fella's Colnago frame......

Hi Tim:

On this fella's Colnago frame... was he offered a new replacement frame to try to make him happy\satisfied. If I bought a new Colnago I know that I would want it to be perfect as well. ...
05-25-05, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By MQracing

It's a 130bcd. I have this crankset on my mk V...

It's a 130bcd. I have this crankset on my mk V and I can't believe how nice the finish is on it considering the price. Count me as happy with this crankset.

msl
05-24-05, 10:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,906
Posted By MQracing

Allow me to be the first to recommend... ...

Allow me to be the first to recommend...

IRO. Hands down. Great product, great service.

you can always "upgrade" the forks later... and you might even like the forks that come with the...
05-24-05, 09:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,871
Posted By MQracing

no foresight involved. I had read months ago...

no foresight involved. I had read months ago about the kryptonite locks and the circular keys.... so I was aware of the issue before buying the lock.

All previous mentions of the bic problem I...
05-24-05, 01:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,676
Posted By MQracing

bee-utiful bag. The eyes are a knockout. Made...

bee-utiful bag. The eyes are a knockout. Made me think that I need to contact Roland and get a custom bag to carry transformers from point A to point B. Nice stuff...

msl
05-24-05, 01:00 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,323
Posted By MQracing

two hundred eighty bongo congos for your two year...

two hundred eighty bongo congos for your two year old to scoot around? Maybe I'd spend $280 for an IRO frameset if the tike were 12 or 20 years old...

a bit pricey I'd say... maybe one could...
05-24-05, 01:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,871
Posted By MQracing

I paid $39.00 I suspect your spot on.......

I paid $39.00

I suspect your spot on.... it's old inventory....

I tried doing several searches to find exactly the same model I bought today from this shop.... and it's one of the longer...
05-24-05, 12:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,871
Posted By MQracing

It is a round cylindrical key.... here is...

It is a round cylindrical key....

here is the text off of the factory packaging;

"Extra high security OnGuard 7-pin, pick and drill resistant cylinder keyway with anti-pick protection"
...
05-23-05, 10:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,871
Posted By MQracing

shock and horror: my onguard not a very good guard

Just bought an Onguard ToughChain lock today... and a few minutes ago after reading another thread about bike locks and bic pens.... I gave it the ole test...

and jeez... I had it open in less...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-05, 09:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,005
Posted By MQracing

I think the old forks looked better on your...

I think the old forks looked better on your bike... the new "aero" forks look out of place on an otherwise "non-aero" frame...

but... how do the new forks ride and feel compared to the old ones......
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-05, 09:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,063
Posted By MQracing

that's my kind of bling-bling. bee-utiful.

that's my kind of bling-bling. bee-utiful.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-05, 09:36 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,339
Posted By MQracing

****manNO or campagnolo. no place for...

****manNO or campagnolo.

no place for sheeemaNO in my stables.
05-13-05, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By MQracing

Not to change the focus of your thread but you...

Not to change the focus of your thread but you could always use TA track chainrings as well as miche track chainrings on the 135 bcd bolt pattern.


re: trackbikeking and hollie's hobbies... my...
05-13-05, 09:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,904
Posted By MQracing

would you suggest that Tony double his prices so...

would you suggest that Tony double his prices so that his product isn't suspect to a newb?

Or you could always try talking tony into just taking more money from you for the bike.

relax......
04-17-05, 12:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By MQracing

t-town is greener cause of me. Met the Japanese...

t-town is greener cause of me. Met the Japanese folks who had the keirin frames and various used track supplies. Bought 14 chainrings from them. Passed on sugino 75 crankarms at a c-note pr. Nice...
04-16-05, 11:54 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,934
Posted By MQracing

great pictures. as to location. the first pic...

great pictures. as to location. the first pic is definitely at front and girard. The New Acropolis restaurant would be to the rider's left. My buddy's studio is in the background over his...
03-30-05, 09:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,297
Posted By MQracing

that would be a fun picture to see. i'd show it...

that would be a fun picture to see. i'd show it off and tell'em it's my friend with tree trunk leg's bike.


msl
03-30-05, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By MQracing

a little bit of tacky, a little bling... ...

a little bit of tacky, a little bling...

that's partly what makes them unique... embrace it... enjoy it's perversity...

I have the same saddles (made me cringe a bit as well)... but... I'm...
03-29-05, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By MQracing

I tried pm you. I have a 54/54 NOS track tandem...

I tried pm you. I have a 54/54 NOS track tandem frameset that I would sell. PM me if you don't get my message.

thanks,

Mike
03-08-05, 11:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By MQracing

I've also had good success with track king. And I...

I've also had good success with track king. And I like the fact that he takes paypal and also that he doesn't beat you up on shipping charges. Last time I ordered several sets of MKS pedals from...
03-06-05, 07:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,814
Posted By MQracing

gorgeous bikes. all of them. can anyone ID the...

gorgeous bikes. all of them. can anyone ID the rims on the ravenello?

msl
03-06-05, 04:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,811
Posted By MQracing

I was just at REload Philly on Friday. Roland...

I was just at REload Philly on Friday. Roland was telling me that the specs are slightly (but importantly) different on many of the keirin frames. the rear triangle spacing, for example, is 117mm...
03-03-05, 06:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,796
Posted By MQracing

I think the honey works with the yellow...

I think the honey works with the yellow highlights in your decals. And gives your bike a little "color"... lightens it up. different handlebar tape color choice and you could have a great looker......
03-03-05, 10:51 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,038
Posted By MQracing

Ouch. Those red and white outfits in post number...

Ouch. Those red and white outfits in post number 8 hurt my eyes more than the hassledork photos from like two weeks ago. I'd rather ride bareassed.

msl
03-02-05, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 674
Posted By MQracing

a full miche track groups includes headset,...

a full miche track groups includes headset, seatpost, pedals, hubs, crankset, bottom bracket, cog and cog carrier. Price approx $450 for complete group.

some vendors offer abbreviated groups and...
02-27-05, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By MQracing

Hello. I've bought from Neal several times. He...

Hello. I've bought from Neal several times. He can be a bit slow in delivery... but... he does come through. Actually, if he is late he has always thrown some bones (free goodies) my way (strong...
02-22-05, 08:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,049
Posted By MQracing

my favorite Italian track frames would be Gios...

my favorite Italian track frames would be Gios Torino, Cinelli, Leganno, Frejus, and Bottechia.

I've been thinking a lot about just spending the mullah and getting a new Cinelli steel track frame...
02-18-05, 10:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,115
Posted By MQracing

Left brake lever for the front brake works well...

Left brake lever for the front brake works well for me. Assuming that your right hand is your more "refined"... it will likely be stronger as well... and if your riding on old school pedals (clips...
02-18-05, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 582
Posted By MQracing

the angle of my dangle

I've been trying to find an online source for the Avid triangle dangle... without success. Are these still being made\offered?

I also heard of a cable hanger that is shaped like a peace...
02-18-05, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By MQracing

I was just going to post re: tubular rims for...

I was just going to post re: tubular rims for cross bikes. Glad I saw this thread. Here's my question...

what size (width) tire you guys using? I was thinking say 28 to 30 mm width tubulars....
02-11-05, 09:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 696
Posted By MQracing

Removing printing on chainring?

I just bought a Blackspire chainring for an older campy track crankset. this was the only 3/32" chainring that the nice Business Cycles folks had to fit the campy crankset.

So I get the black...
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