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03-15-20, 09:25 PM
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Posted By Pynchonite

PM sent :thumb:

PM sent :thumb:
03-08-20, 11:51 PM
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Views: 497,724
Posted By Pynchonite

Anyone tried going tubeless on the stock rims on...

Anyone tried going tubeless on the stock rims on the 2019 Elite? Reading the specs, I see that the rims are 21mm inner width, which screams "tubeless" to me. Thanks!
02-17-20, 12:49 AM
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Views: 608,629
Posted By Pynchonite

Sounds great! Sent you a PM.

Sounds great! Sent you a PM.
02-16-20, 10:54 PM
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Views: 608,629
Posted By Pynchonite

23" Cannondale ST-400 1989 Touring Bike

Howdy! Figured I would post some new/better pics of the Cannondale. Hoping for something big - I'm 6'5", so 25"/60cm or maybe larger. Would prefer something with decently big tire clearance- if it...
02-16-20, 10:46 PM
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Views: 608,629
Posted By Pynchonite

I might have something for you. Cannondale...

I might have something for you. Cannondale ST-400 1989. Beautiful blue metal flake. Some chipping on the fork and frame. I had it built up w/ 10-speed Shimano 105 (130 OLD rear) but it turns out...
01-26-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By Pynchonite

Got the 102mm and the chainline is way off. ...

Got the 102mm and the chainline is way off. Going to try a wider spindle. According to the Campy catalog, the 115mm is recommended for my seat tube width (32mm).
01-22-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By Pynchonite

Chorus CT BB Spindle Length

Howdy, all! My friend gave me a Chorus CT square taper carbon crankset and I'm curious about the BB spindle length. It's a 68mm shell and for one reason or another, all the information that I could...
07-11-19, 12:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 746
Posted By Pynchonite

Howdy! Hope this catches you before your trip. ...

Howdy! Hope this catches you before your trip. If it doesn't, well, yeah. Anyway, I recommend the Jordan River Parkway if you just want to eat up some easy, pancake-flat miles. Goes all the way...
01-02-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,167
Posted By Pynchonite

Success! After a broken punch, a broken drill...

Success! After a broken punch, a broken drill bit, and a few trips to the hardware store for ever-smaller tap wrenches, I got it out.
...
12-12-18, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,218
Posted By Pynchonite

I tell you what, that's a lot more...

I tell you what, that's a lot more straightforward way of ending Sky's dominance than banning race radios.
12-12-18, 02:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,167
Posted By Pynchonite

Update: the broken bolt defeated my punch. Broke...

Update: the broken bolt defeated my punch. Broke the tip off it before I could get anything like a recognizable divot made in the top of it. Tried drilling. Broke the bit, which, in hindsight, I...
12-12-18, 12:49 PM
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Posted By Pynchonite

I need the cinch-down end. And ideally the...

I need the cinch-down end. And ideally the center pivot that attaches to the brake bridge. I think I could cut and die the bolt for the front but I'd rather not. Thanks!
12-09-18, 07:03 PM
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Views: 377,972
Posted By Pynchonite

ISO Mafac straddle cable, rear pivot bolt. I've...

ISO Mafac straddle cable, rear pivot bolt. I've got a front that I want to convert and that needs a straddle cable.
12-02-18, 10:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,167
Posted By Pynchonite

Here're some pics. Brought it home. Literally...

Here're some pics. Brought it home. Literally haven't had the time to do anything else to it. After making a light mount for a dynamo light by drilling out a store-bought mount, I'm feeling much...
Forum: Commuting
11-21-18, 12:42 AM
Replies: 15,476
Views: 11,589,724
Posted By Pynchonite

Very nearly my dream commuter/tourer/bikepacker...

Very nearly my dream commuter/tourer/bikepacker Surly Ogre. Just added a Velocity Cliffhanger wheelset with a Shutter Precision PD-8 dynamo. Bought a Planet Bike light and fork mount bracket and...
11-12-18, 11:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,167
Posted By Pynchonite

That's an interesting idea - made me think of...

That's an interesting idea - made me think of maybe using the heat gun on it. Also, wish I could say that that was my shop. I work at a shop in SLC, UT and someone had abandoned this frame before I...
11-11-18, 11:02 PM
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Views: 285,697
Posted By Pynchonite

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/864x1152/5_22_below_skyline_dr_with_morgan1_efc0acc2a6b75d94c0b33d2c3e9ac1f47ae77bdb.jpg

Some urban dirt near Bountiful, UT.
11-11-18, 10:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,167
Posted By Pynchonite

Thanks for all the replies! Some...

Thanks for all the replies!



Some important context that I forgot: there's no appreciable opening in either the head tube or bottom bracket shell to fish things out of if they fall into the...
11-11-18, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,167
Posted By Pynchonite

Bolt Broken in Bottle Boss

Hello, all! I'm trying to refurbish an old Cannondale St-400 frame and one of the down tube bottle cage mounts has part of a bolt stuck in it. I've emptied an entire thing of Phil Wood Bio Lube...
06-20-17, 10:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,908
Posted By Pynchonite

Meh, I thrash my carbon Crux and so far I've got...

Meh, I thrash my carbon Crux and so far I've got zero failures to show for it. I've actually seen more steel and aluminum bits fail than carbon over the years. Most bike stuff is pretty safe, just...
06-20-17, 02:13 AM
Replies: 5,030
Views: 3,524,437
Posted By Pynchonite

My gravel grinder/CX rig, Party Monster. I...

My gravel grinder/CX rig, Party Monster. I apologize for the sideways pics, but I have no idea how to fix them (suggestions welcome). Last photo is from the Mormon Pioneer Trail in N Utah, the...
06-20-17, 01:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,892
Posted By Pynchonite

Just to be constructive, I would say that, having...

Just to be constructive, I would say that, having suffered wrist issues myself, if you're planning on doing any kind of gravel or CX, then consider some kind of suspension. Gravel rides are murder...
06-20-17, 01:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,892
Posted By Pynchonite

I know where you can get a 60cm flat bar CX bike...

I know where you can get a 60cm flat bar CX bike for a little more than you would pay for that Tiagra gruppo... PM me if you are interested. Also, mods, let me know if me pointing out that I'm...
Forum: Commuting
09-17-16, 08:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 22,581
Posted By Pynchonite

The shifters you're using are 10 speed but the...

The shifters you're using are 10 speed but the derailleur's 11 speed. You need you a new shifter.
12-27-15, 12:27 AM
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Views: 140,402
Posted By Pynchonite

Short commute, 16 degrees F: Rab Inferno Hoody ...

Short commute, 16 degrees F:
Rab Inferno Hoody
Another Rab hoody... one o' their cotton ones
A T-Shirt
Pants
Also: underwear.
Specialized Defroster Trail boots
Marmot gloves (big 'uns)
A Rab...
Forum: Touring
03-23-15, 12:28 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,729
Posted By Pynchonite

See, it's all about genre. Can't get too fancy...

See, it's all about genre. Can't get too fancy here. Get in, get out, keep moving.

So: there are no useful moral distinctions between non-human animals and human animals. Language matters (try...
Forum: Touring
03-21-15, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,865
Posted By Pynchonite

I didn't do exactly that route, but some friends...

I didn't do exactly that route, but some friends and I just finished a tour north of where you're planning, on the Pony Express Trail from Wendover to SLC. There was almost no water on that entire...
Forum: Touring
03-09-15, 12:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By Pynchonite

This next week is going to be the first time I've...

This next week is going to be the first time I've toured, but so far I've churned out half a dozen spreadsheets, three hand-drawn packing diagrams, called the BLM and the Fish and Wildlife Service,...
Forum: Touring
03-05-15, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By Pynchonite

tourist - they're independent: Salsa Down Under...

tourist - they're independent: Salsa Down Under rack. The route isn't exactly 4x4, but it is popular with ATV'ers...
djb - We're headed out on a loaded test run this week. I think that I'll be...
Forum: Touring
02-27-15, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By Pynchonite

Thanks for the replies - I'm heading to the...

Thanks for the replies - I'm heading to the hardware store this very afternoon! The standoff would be my ideal choice, but the Down Under has a strut that mounts to the inside boss on the fork.
...
Forum: Touring
02-27-15, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By Pynchonite

Shim!

Hello! I'm doing my first tour in a couple weeks across Utah's West Desert and I have a question. So, I've got a Surly Ogre with Salsa Down Under racks and they didn't quite fit. So, a ton of spacers...
12-01-14, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 804
Posted By Pynchonite

Pedal Idea

So, for the last three seasons, I've ridden with shoe covers. That's three seasons featuring temps anywhere from -11 to 40F. My shoe covers are officially done for, but I'm having a hard time...
Forum: Commuting
08-19-14, 09:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,678
Posted By Pynchonite

Bumped. Have any of you tall, statuesque...

Bumped.

Have any of you tall, statuesque people tried Specialized or Pearl Izumi? I've been using PI WxB pants for a couple years but they were too short (medium). My size is a 32 waist, 34...
04-17-14, 10:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,712
Posted By Pynchonite

Rigid Racin'

Hello! Has anyone here competed in XC with a fully rigid bike? I'm looking for tips, experiences, remembrances. I have a Surly Ogre that I want to race, but I'm nervous about my chances of...
04-01-14, 12:43 AM
Replies: 3,217
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Posted By Pynchonite

Here's my parts beast '12 Surly MeanOGREeno. ...

Here's my parts beast '12 Surly MeanOGREeno. Wearing the commuting pants, but when it finally dries out they'll come off as all pants must. Getting it ready for fire road racing this summer (and...
Forum: Commuting
03-20-14, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3,798
Views: 162,167
Posted By Pynchonite

Commute was good: only one driver inexplicably...

Commute was good: only one driver inexplicably believing that they could share the lane with me. Since I was hugging the center line, this was somewhat baffling, but then the driver did the same...
03-20-14, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 939
Posted By Pynchonite

WTB's coming out w/ a 35c tubeless tire...

WTB's coming out w/ a 35c tubeless tire (http://www.cxmagazine.com/wtb-cross-boss-35c-tcs-tubeless-cyclocross-tire) later this year, but that's pretty much it. I'd look at gravelgrindernews.com,...
02-23-14, 08:35 PM
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Views: 3,524,437
Posted By Pynchonite

Ditto that. Love that look.

Ditto that. Love that look.
01-23-14, 04:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 541
Posted By Pynchonite

Dirt Fondo recs

Hello! I'm doing the Dirt Fondo (http://www.dirtfondo.us) in July and I was wondering if anyone who'd ridden the fireroads outside Cedar City, UT could gimme the low-down. I've ridden plenty of...
01-09-14, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,486
Posted By Pynchonite

The Tire Report

Hello!
I thought it would be helpful to have a kind o' tire clearinghouse thread (if one doesn't exist already... I'm quite lazy, you know) where people can look for winter-specific tire reviews.
...
01-09-14, 06:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 17,128
Posted By Pynchonite

I've got last year's (I think) Pearl Izumi Elite...

I've got last year's (I think) Pearl Izumi Elite Softshell (http://blog.artscyclery.com/tag/pearl-izumi-elite-softshell-jacket-reivew/) jacket. My only complaint is that it's almost too warm for 30...
01-06-14, 09:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,871
Posted By Pynchonite

I smoked for about a decade and my circulation is...

I smoked for about a decade and my circulation is still recovering, so my hands and feet are perpetually frigid. I've found that XC ski gloves are good for fit, ie, having fingers that'll fit between...
12-30-13, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,415
Posted By Pynchonite

You'll have to let me know how they work out....

You'll have to let me know how they work out. These are falling apart.
12-22-13, 08:28 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,585
Posted By Pynchonite

+1 whoever said that bike Co-ops and shops can...

+1 whoever said that bike Co-ops and shops can co-exist. I worked at a bike library and a shop for awhile, and what I found was that the bike library not only introduced people to cycling who would...
12-22-13, 01:01 AM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 467,531
Posted By Pynchonite

Thumbs skyward.

Thumbs skyward.
12-20-13, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,415
Posted By Pynchonite

Durable shoe covers.

Do they exist? I bought a pair of Pearl Izumi WxB covers last season and - granted - they bore daily use all last winter, but I went to put them on a few weeks ago and lo! they're falling apart. ...
12-16-13, 01:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,186
Posted By Pynchonite

Stay in a low gear and pedal at a fairly high...

Stay in a low gear and pedal at a fairly high cadence. Make sure it's a gear that you like because you might end up stuck in it if the derailleur ices over.
12-02-13, 11:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,026
Posted By Pynchonite

My experience has taught me that taking the lane...

My experience has taught me that taking the lane is far and away the safest option if you're in town. If there are more than two lanes I don't even think twice: riding far to the right is an...
11-07-13, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,678
Posted By Pynchonite

Long sleeve jersey, with a base layer of...

Long sleeve jersey, with a base layer of bad@$$ery.
Forum: Commuting
11-03-13, 07:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,371
Posted By Pynchonite

/bump So the opinion seems to be that...

/bump

So the opinion seems to be that wearing masks doesn't do anything, but I'm actually a lil' bit worried. It's my first winter in Salt Lake City, and the thermal inversions here can be long...
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