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07-19-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 242
Posted By 55/Rad

Rear Derailleur Chatter

5 year old 11 speed mechanical Ultegra group - always worked fine and recently moved to a newer frame. System and rear derailleur shifts perfectly and everything seems fine...until...

When...
06-08-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,228
Posted By 55/Rad

Always late to the party but will leave this here...

Always late to the party but will leave this here for future readers looking for opinions.

I have a set of H Plus Son Archetype polished rims with Chris King silver hubs. I loved this wheelset so...
03-04-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,028
Posted By 55/Rad

Yep...good score. Clean it up and ride it. Unless...

Yep...good score. Clean it up and ride it. Unless you get something good for free, you'll never have a better bike for $100.
12-14-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,653
Posted By 55/Rad

Giordana Spica ...

Giordana Spica

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/235/gfullwidebigok7.jpg
11-25-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
Posted By 55/Rad

This Fork Toast?

Doing a cleaning and discovered this. Thoughts before I buy another?


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11-18-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By 55/Rad

I was huge into building and the bike forum (I...

I was huge into building and the bike forum (I was a moderator at one point) from about 2004 through 2012. Met a gal who also rode and moved away from the forums and in with her. Sold off most of my...
11-18-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By 55/Rad

I don't have the Daccordi anymore but I do have...

I don't have the Daccordi anymore but I do have the group that was on it. I appreciate your comments. Here is another of the Daccordi.

Not looking to sell anything. I'm building a new bike.
...
11-18-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By 55/Rad

In 2008, I built up a Daccordi 50th anniversary...

In 2008, I built up a Daccordi 50th anniversary frame with new (then) silver Campy Centaur group. See below. I rode the bike sparingly, then sold the frame a couple years later, thinking I would...
11-18-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By 55/Rad

Campy Centaur This is a new setup,...

Campy Centaur



This is a new setup, hence no experience with this mix
11-17-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By 55/Rad

Another Compatibility Question - Chain Recommendation Needed

Shifters - Campy Centaur 10 speed
Rear Der - Ultegra 6600
Cassette - Shimano 10 speed
Converter - JTEK Shiftmate 3

What chain would you recommend?

Thanks!

55/Rad
07-28-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 592
Posted By 55/Rad

Geez...go away for awhile.... Turning 60...

Geez...go away for awhile....

Turning 60 this weekend. Still riding 125 miles a week on average.

Thanks for the help everyone.
07-28-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 592
Posted By 55/Rad

Dang...I swear I read the 8000 would work with...

Dang...I swear I read the 8000 would work with the 10 speed shifter.

Okay...what ultegra/XT level rear der would be recommended to go with an 11-34 and the 6700 shifter?
07-28-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 592
Posted By 55/Rad

6700 Shifter, 8000 Rear Der, 11-34 XT Cassette Combo

6700 10 speed shifter with RD-8000 Rear Der and an 11-34 XT cassette combo

Got this combo on a roadie and can't seem to dial in the shifting. Probably something obvious...but not to me. Suggestion?
03-18-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,038
Posted By 55/Rad

I screwed up my own post. The crank is a 104/64...

I screwed up my own post. The crank is a 104/64 BCD...not 110 as stated in my original posts. Thanks!
03-18-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,038
Posted By 55/Rad

Chainring Dilemma

So, I'm working to build a gravel bike using a Niner MTB frame. I have a Shimano SLX 2X (675) crank and want to run it with 44t and 28t chainrings. The SLX is a 110/64 BCD.

The larger ring (44)...
03-10-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 529
Posted By 55/Rad

Need Front Derailleur Recommendation

I building a gravel bike using a Niner MTB frame. First time working with MTB frame and parts. I'm running Ultegra 6600 10 speed STI shifters paired with an XT rear derailleur M771. I originally...
02-17-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By 55/Rad

Thanks Jim - the Ultegra series I have is 6800.

Thanks Jim - the Ultegra series I have is 6800.
02-17-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By 55/Rad

I'm pushing 60 and currently sitting in a home...

I'm pushing 60 and currently sitting in a home overlooking the ocean in Yachats.

I don't need the extra gears. Could easily go with 9. It's just that I have a set of DA 10 speed STI's and Ultegra...
02-17-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By 55/Rad

Road/MTB Drivetrain Compatibility Again

Building a Niner One 9 into a gravel bike and need to make decisions on drivetrain. I want to run either Shimano 10 or 11 speed road shifters with an XT rear mech and a 11-34 or 11-38 cassette.

If...
02-13-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,469
Posted By 55/Rad

Thank you all for your replies and suggestions....

Thank you all for your replies and suggestions. -55/Rad
02-10-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,469
Posted By 55/Rad

Screw On Cable Guides

Looking to source some cable guides similar to these in the photo - double for the downtube and triple for under the bottom bracket. Not an easy find on the general online shops. I figured the...
02-06-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 606
Posted By 55/Rad

WTB - Dura Ace 7800/7801 Front Left STI

Looking to buy or trade for a Shimano ST-7800/7801 LEFT/FRONT STI brifter in excellent condition. This is the 10 speed version. Can be for either a double or triple crankset. Let me know what you...
02-06-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5,120
Views: 547,800
Posted By 55/Rad

Looking for Shimano Dura Ace 7800/7801 LEFT/FRONT...

Looking for Shimano Dura Ace 7800/7801 LEFT/FRONT STI brifter in excellent condition. Minimal scratches or shop wear. Ebay ones are either not good enough or too expensive.

Have - many road parts...
Forum: Want To Buy
02-06-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,889
Posted By 55/Rad

WTB - Shimano Dura Ace 7800/7801 Left STI Brifter

Looking to purchase or trade for a 7800/7801 LEFT/FRONT STI brifter in excellent condition.This is the 10 speed series. Can be for either a double or triple crankset. Minimal scratches and working...
09-12-17, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7,692
Views: 859,976
Posted By 55/Rad

Hubs!!!

Hubs!!!
09-11-17, 06:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 25,979
Posted By 55/Rad

The 853 Maillot Jaunes are feeling left out. ...

The 853 Maillot Jaunes are feeling left out.

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09-11-17, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,174
Posted By 55/Rad

You could use one of the motorcycle wheel spokes...

You could use one of the motorcycle wheel spokes behind you.
09-07-17, 11:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,086
Posted By 55/Rad

Ebay. If it isn't there today, it will be...

Ebay. If it isn't there today, it will be tomorrow. You may have to buy it one piece at a time but it can be found.

55/Rad
09-06-17, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,554
Posted By 55/Rad

Never underestimate what someone will spend on...

Never underestimate what someone will spend on something they are emotionally attached to. There are a million reasons and I've exercised many of them.

Unfortunately, that emotion doesn't always...
09-05-17, 05:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,609
Posted By 55/Rad

Rode in the morning on Saturday and Monday before...

Rode in the morning on Saturday and Monday before it got too hot. Worked on a bike on Saturday afternoon but rather than deal with the blast furnace heat of the garage, I moved into the dining room...
09-04-17, 12:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,254
Posted By 55/Rad

Please tell us what you know and post some photos...

Please tell us what you know and post some photos so we can help you out.
09-03-17, 07:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,188
Posted By 55/Rad

That's a purdy bike right there. Very nice. Love...

That's a purdy bike right there. Very nice. Love the paint and the frame looks oh-so-clean. What size is it - 58?

55/Rad
09-03-17, 03:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,218
Posted By 55/Rad

The whole experience left me sad to the point...

The whole experience left me sad to the point that after a year of looking at it, I just sold it. I shot a lot of photos as you can imagine - but I never posted them except when I sold it on Ebay.
...
09-03-17, 12:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,218
Posted By 55/Rad

Thank you. I gave a LOT of thought to the tb14's...

Thank you. I gave a LOT of thought to the tb14's but chose the Archetypes in the end because I love the polished silver aero-ness. With the CK hubs, they come in just under 1800 grams w/o skewers.
...
09-03-17, 10:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,218
Posted By 55/Rad

Thank you for the kind words.:thumb:

Thank you for the kind words.:thumb:
09-03-17, 10:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,218
Posted By 55/Rad

Yes. I posted photos...built it up and rode it...

Yes. I posted photos...built it up and rode it few times, then sold it. I was happy to close that chapter.

55/Rad
09-03-17, 10:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,218
Posted By 55/Rad

Please do! We ride a lot from St. Johns out...

Please do! We ride a lot from St. Johns out Marine Drive down to Blue Lake or Gresham or further out towards Multnomah Falls. We also do the west hills about 25% of the time.

55/Rad
09-03-17, 10:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,218
Posted By 55/Rad

Seat tube is 60 cm C-T. 59 C-C. Top Tube is 57...

Seat tube is 60 cm C-T. 59 C-C.
Top Tube is 57 C-C.

Being 6' with a 34" cycling inseam, I've always liked the frames with a shorter top tube.

55/Rad
09-02-17, 07:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,218
Posted By 55/Rad

It's in the registry. Dave was instrumental in...

It's in the registry. Dave was instrumental in helping get the paint done. His blog posts outlining exactly how he painted these frames provided detail that allowed Black Magic to do it exactly as it...
09-02-17, 06:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,218
Posted By 55/Rad

Dave Moulton Fuso #2

12 years ago, I built up a Dave Moulton Fuso as part of building frenzy I had over several years up until about 2010. Some of you may remember me from this forum...I was a moderator for a short time...
05-11-16, 12:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,550
Posted By 55/Rad

If you don't mind...what is the measurement of...

If you don't mind...what is the measurement of the head tube? With and without headset. Thank you!

55/Rad
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-16, 11:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 22,164
Posted By 55/Rad

Love my Seven.

Love my Seven.
05-07-16, 12:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,917
Posted By 55/Rad

Nope - ^^^ - not mine. Though I always wish it...

Nope - ^^^ - not mine. Though I always wish it was. It was however, the inspiration for this one .

http://imageshack.com/a/img922/3785/j28FZi.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-15, 12:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,866
Posted By 55/Rad

Nice! I'm a big fan of media blasting on frames...

Nice! I'm a big fan of media blasting on frames and love the look. Will you be doing the same with the Serotta decals? I once did this with a reverse template on a chrome Pinarello frame to fantastic...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-15, 09:05 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,387
Posted By 55/Rad

Racquetball and long walks.

Racquetball and long walks.
07-13-15, 04:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,237
Posted By 55/Rad

Lemond Tete de Course. The spine series frame...

Lemond Tete de Course. The spine series frame with 1/2 carbon and 1/2 Ti.
07-13-15, 03:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,237
Posted By 55/Rad

6 years and a week. 6 years for the paint,...

6 years and a week.

6 years for the paint, one week for everything else.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-15, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By 55/Rad

A small dent?

A small dent?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-15, 11:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,608
Posted By 55/Rad

Careful. It can have a snowball effect leading to...

Careful. It can have a snowball effect leading to a houseful of collectibles and a divorce. Not that I would know...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-14, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,508
Posted By 55/Rad

The rule of 3 is a good starting place, though...

The rule of 3 is a good starting place, though once you get used to it, breaking it once in awhile is really no big deal.

The rule of 3 is this - don't use big chainring with 3 biggest gears. And...
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