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07-12-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,514
Posted By brandon98

I missed this a few weeks ago. ff anyone else is...

I missed this a few weeks ago. ff anyone else is still in the market, my 25" Peloton is available. It's neo-Retroed and ready to go. Seat tube is a scosche too tall for me. Or I'd swap framesets...
05-21-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,114
Posted By brandon98

Before I traded off the 2003 CRV for four sides...

Before I traded off the 2003 CRV for four sides of beef (win win with a local rancher), I could fit two 61cm frames in the back with the seats folded. I made a couple fork mounts with a 2 foot...
10-30-19, 03:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,591
Posted By brandon98

I have a set of the Maxxis ReFuse 700x40 on my...

I have a set of the Maxxis ReFuse 700x40 on my Masi CX. I rather much like them for volume, rolling resistance on pavement, consistent grip, and adequate grip off-pavement. I found the Panaracer...
08-02-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,401
Posted By brandon98

Done right, it's alright. But nothing compares...

Done right, it's alright. But nothing compares to the Mark 1, Mod 0. Combat Breakfast sandwich: two slices of French Toast, scoop of eggs, scoop of taters, coupla strips of bacon. Wash it down...
07-07-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,963
Posted By brandon98

Looking at adding these: ...

Looking at adding these:

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/746x1000/hudz_9e5e5c9243ba9ca3a7ede20134cf4b247886c311.jpg

Hudz Campy V3

and possibly one of these perches of...
07-06-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,121
Posted By brandon98

Rotating shift work to get my daughter through...

Rotating shift work to get my daughter through college without incurring debt. I refuse to saddle her with debt courtesy of the educational-industrial complex as she gets a STEM degree.
07-06-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,963
Posted By brandon98

So, this is my 1988 Peugeot Triathlon in the...

So, this is my 1988 Peugeot Triathlon in the "Dope as F-ck" (per shop guy) Purple to Pearl White fade. A wee bit of 90s purple anodized madness takes it to 11. Shimergo Drivetrain (Veloce Ergos,...
05-05-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,303
Posted By brandon98

PM Sent

PM Sent
01-28-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 58,321
Posted By brandon98

Message sent!

Message sent!
01-20-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 26,052
Posted By brandon98

The purpose is to give some void room for the...

The purpose is to give some void room for the external collar clamp to be able to compress around the post. The Schwinn aluminum frames have fixed upper frame lug with no integrated clamp.

I...
01-18-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 26,052
Posted By brandon98

There's enough meat at the top of the seattube...

There's enough meat at the top of the seattube and around the lip of the Gorilla Park to secure the post without filing. Test fit and ride first. The other, more gruesome variation is to cut a slot...
01-18-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 26,052
Posted By brandon98

The Gorilla Park seat clamp addresses the...

The Gorilla Park seat clamp addresses the Achilles heel of these bikes: the damned bound-to-crack Suntour internal expanding quill seatpost. The GP clamps are hit/miss availability on Ebay from the...
01-18-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 89,305
Posted By brandon98

hazetguy is a solid seller and knows how to pack...

hazetguy is a solid seller and knows how to pack a frame!

Thanks for the solid deal and follow up.

B
01-11-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,071
Posted By brandon98

I stand corrected and learning has occurred.

I stand corrected and learning has occurred.
01-10-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,071
Posted By brandon98

In 1989-90, I had a Japanese college roommmate...

In 1989-90, I had a Japanese college roommmate who was willing to facilitate my bike loving self and had his father get me an English language catalog. The PICS system was a lot like ordering a...
07-18-18, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,652
Posted By brandon98

Concur. I always upgrade Tektros and most lower...

Concur. I always upgrade Tektros and most lower end Shimano brakes to Kool Stop pads.
07-18-18, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,652
Posted By brandon98

Yes, they are Tektro. Who make a lot of brakes...

Yes, they are Tektro. Who make a lot of brakes for a lot of brands....
05-21-18, 06:54 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 58,321
Posted By brandon98

If you get bored, let me know. That's my size...

If you get bored, let me know. That's my size and I've been looking for one....
04-23-18, 05:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,092
Posted By brandon98

I sold my Schwinn Madison to a young lad in...

I sold my Schwinn Madison to a young lad in Alabama who commutes on it. It's simply too hilly here in Eastern GA and I'm too old/fat to make use of it.

I think the fixie/SS fad has come and...
03-27-18, 08:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,271
Posted By brandon98

I'm 245 and love, love, love my 61cm Intenso, the...

I'm 245 and love, love, love my 61cm Intenso, the slightly downmarket version of the Inifinito. It's fantastic. You're gonna smile.
02-28-18, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By brandon98

I have some brand new take off Ultegra 6800 11...

I have some brand new take off Ultegra 6800 11 speed stuff: FD (34.9 clamp, mid-cage GS RD, brakes, and Shifters. And cables from a 61. Zero miles. I went Campy Potenza on my new Bianchi.

Let...
02-28-18, 07:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,385
Posted By brandon98

I'd take that Ironman off your hands. I have...

I'd take that Ironman off your hands. I have zero Ironmen and I ride a 60.
02-28-18, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By brandon98

What cogs are on the cassette? 11-xx 12-xx?

What cogs are on the cassette? 11-xx 12-xx?
02-19-18, 09:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,894
Posted By brandon98

This may be *slightly* more aesthetically...

This may be *slightly* more aesthetically pleasing than the stamped steel cable stop:
Problem Solvers Dual Cable Backstop | Jenson USA (http://www.jensonusa.com/Problem-Solvers-Dual-Cable-Backstop)...
02-15-18, 03:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,663
Posted By brandon98

The Feedback Ultimate is a fantastic stand. The...

The Feedback Ultimate is a fantastic stand. The clamp is a work of art and the aluminum legs are very stout. It packs up small and is easy to carry if you ever do event support. I'm very happy...
02-14-18, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By brandon98

Good find. Unless chains and Shimano UN52 type...

Good find. Unless chains and Shimano UN52 type cartridge bearing bottom brackets are criminally expensive in Switzerland, you'd be better off just replacing those items. Headset and hubs can be...
02-13-18, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,571
Posted By brandon98

Have you considered the Pioneer? I am a...

Have you considered the Pioneer? I am a dyed-in-the-wool Campy Look Delta pattern pedal guy and all of the pedal based systems seem to have weight limits. The Pioneer can be fitted to the Campy...
02-11-18, 08:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,869
Posted By brandon98

Fantastic and well done! What's your opinion on...

Fantastic and well done! What's your opinion on the '16 Masi?

How do you keep spouses and/or children from disturbing the feng shui of your space?

I miss basements but where I live in the...
02-08-18, 11:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,240
Posted By brandon98

Refund? Haven't had one of those since I stopped...

Refund? Haven't had one of those since I stopped working for Uncle Sam.
02-07-18, 08:34 PM
02-04-18, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,721
Posted By brandon98

It would make a fantastic gravel bike after a...

It would make a fantastic gravel bike after a drop bar conversion. And Celeste is mesmerizing....
01-27-18, 12:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,982
Posted By brandon98

What's the pedal threading on the cranks? 14mm or...

What's the pedal threading on the cranks? 14mm or 9/16?
01-18-18, 09:37 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,524
Posted By brandon98

This is not an illusion. The terrible Kinesis...

This is not an illusion. The terrible Kinesis aluminum straight blade forks of the 90s were terrible, buzzy things that took all the road issues and amplified them straight into your wrists Best...
01-17-18, 08:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,210
Posted By brandon98

It's all about minimizing SKUs and reducing...

It's all about minimizing SKUs and reducing engineering costs. It's a lot easier to shorten the travel of a 29er or 650 Lefty than reintroduce the Headshock, which is somewhat of an orphan as far as...
01-09-18, 01:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,643
Posted By brandon98

1. Divest of all bikes that don't fit perfectly. ...

1. Divest of all bikes that don't fit perfectly.
2. Acquire no bike unless it actually fits AND fills some niche. Right now, a titanium Merckx is the only thing that is on that bucket list.
3....
01-08-18, 07:49 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,719
Posted By brandon98

I'm at a Zero Sum game, I think. Out: ...

I'm at a Zero Sum game, I think.

Out:
Schwinn Madison. I'm too old to entertain fixed gear fantasies and I no longer have to take Army physical fitness test alternate events.
GT Peace 9er. ...
01-08-18, 12:21 AM
Replies: 4,325
Views: 407,192
Posted By brandon98

I'm working on my NOS just purchased 2015 Bianchi...

I'm working on my NOS just purchased 2015 Bianchi Impulso, removing the Ultegra 6800 and subbing in Campy Potenza. I plan on riding it for my birthday in February. As an aside, I'll have a pretty...
11-13-17, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By brandon98

Kool Stop pads transform mediocre brakes into...

Kool Stop pads transform mediocre brakes into good brakes and good brakes into great brakes. Most current lower end brakes come with pads made out of crayons and old plastic cutting boards, it...
10-22-17, 07:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,364
Posted By brandon98

The Nashbar threaded carbon fork is a superb...

The Nashbar threaded carbon fork is a superb value and a durable fork. it's also NEW and hasn't had an uncertain previous life with another owner. Steel forks are easy to assess for damage, carbon,...
09-28-17, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7,999
Views: 2,465,381
Posted By brandon98

Continental GP and Gatorskin are sooooo much...

Continental GP and Gatorskin are sooooo much better than the cheaper Vittorias. The Zaffiro and Randonneur are like pedaling through mashed potatoes in comparison. Tires are, to a great extent, one...
08-26-17, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,804
Posted By brandon98

The TB14 is the spiritual descendent of the Mavic...

The TB14 is the spiritual descendent of the Mavic MA40 but still avaiable without ridiculous NOS prices. Well done.
08-26-17, 06:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,475
Posted By brandon98

My 99 Peloton is the same frameset as that...

My 99 Peloton is the same frameset as that Circuit but I'm running 9 speed Veloce/Racing T. The best changes I did were: 1) Selle An Atomica saddle 2) Nashbar 1" threaded carbon fork. It really...
08-04-17, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By brandon98

I'm curious.... Is the paint battered on the...

I'm curious....

Is the paint battered on the seat/down tube or is that just mud splatter?

ST and TT measurements, please.

Brandon
04-26-17, 04:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,142
Posted By brandon98

Rob's alive. I just got a box and a PM from him...

Rob's alive. I just got a box and a PM from him today.
Life has, indeed, happened.

Everybody relax....
03-09-17, 08:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,042
Posted By brandon98

Bill, Please post pics to your FB page. ...

Bill,

Please post pics to your FB page.

Work has Flickr filtered.

Brandon
02-24-17, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,647
Posted By brandon98

What length is that FSA crankset?

What length is that FSA crankset?
01-26-17, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By brandon98

I might be your huckleberrry.... Do you want...

I might be your huckleberrry....
Do you want the Modolo sourced or Dia-Comp sourced brakes?
Do you need a 631 crankset?
821 DT levers?
851 Erector Set or 840 index RD?
01-26-17, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By brandon98

8 Speed Campy is an orphan. 5.0mm cog...

8 Speed Campy is an orphan.

5.0mm cog spacing (same as Shimano 7 speed)

More here:
Shimano cog spacing, derailleur, and shifter compatibility...
01-21-17, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 178,529
Posted By brandon98

Thanks but I am specifically looking for purple. ...

Thanks but I am specifically looking for purple. I've got blue, black, red, grey, yellow, celeste, and pearl white but the purple's needed as that over-the-top early 90's touch on a build I'm...
01-21-17, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 178,529
Posted By brandon98

Wanted: Purple LOOK Delta cleat pattern pedals. ...

Wanted: Purple LOOK Delta cleat pattern pedals. Model not terribly important but must be purple

Have other color LOOK pedals for trade as well as misc stems, consumables like tubes, etc.
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