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07-02-08, 03:38 PM
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Posted By piwonka

i have two riders, plus one more that is not put...

i have two riders, plus one more that is not put all the way together, i have all the parts but no room in a little bity apt. i'm moving out of in a few weeks.

1. Old Paconi track bike. campy...
07-02-08, 03:21 PM
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Posted By piwonka

oh sorry, forgot to mention, it needs to be nuovo...

oh sorry, forgot to mention, it needs to be nuovo record style.\

how's the godefroot doing? :-)
07-02-08, 02:30 PM
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Posted By piwonka

does anyone have a left campy crank arm, 170mm...

does anyone have a left campy crank arm, 170mm length. i have one that has a bad taper.
05-15-08, 07:37 AM
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Posted By piwonka

i need a campy two bolt record (nuovo?) seatpost...

i need a campy two bolt record (nuovo?) seatpost in 26.8mm. anyone?
05-14-08, 02:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,027
Posted By piwonka

no, he is saying that 60mm of trail is neutral,...

no, he is saying that 60mm of trail is neutral, not having a tendency to feel sluggish or twitchy.
more trail is more stable maybe starting to feel sluggish, less trail more likely to feel twitchy...
05-14-08, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By piwonka

yeah, don't ever cut your headtube yourself....

yeah, don't ever cut your headtube yourself. actually, don't ever let anybody cut your headtube.

now, steertube. that is a different story.
05-14-08, 02:31 PM
Replies: 38,868
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Posted By piwonka

haha, yeah. tina baby, last i heard, i could...

haha, yeah.

tina baby, last i heard, i could be wrong here so don't get all smart with me if i am, but i think bodybuilders to lots of reps. now....power lifters....the ones that are real big with...
05-13-08, 11:39 AM
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Posted By piwonka

i bet she sweet likehoney too.

i bet she sweet likehoney too.
05-13-08, 11:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,249
Posted By piwonka

fwiw, the gazelle i have. no posts would even...

fwiw, the gazelle i have. no posts would even start to go in except a 26.8 i had, a tight fit too. it works though and doesn't slip.
there is no way a 27.0 or 27.2 would fit in that frame.

edit:...
05-08-08, 08:36 AM
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Posted By piwonka

everything i've heard about them indicates they...

everything i've heard about them indicates they are awesome.
05-07-08, 01:49 PM
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Views: 1,599
Posted By piwonka

less fork rake means more stable. steeper head...

less fork rake means more stable.
steeper head angle means less stable.

slacker head and seat angles should mean a more comfortable ride.

i like short rake forks myself.
05-07-08, 10:11 AM
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Posted By piwonka

how can you even see the chain tension from that...

how can you even see the chain tension from that pic?
i'll check her chain tension next time i see her bike, i'm sure it's fine and that bike doesn't really belong in this thread.
05-06-08, 12:08 PM
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Posted By piwonka

windsors were the cinelli copies.

windsors were the cinelli copies.
05-05-08, 06:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 989
Posted By piwonka

yeah. if everything else is ok then make sure...

yeah.
if everything else is ok then make sure your chain is not too tight. you should be able to see some slack in it and probably move it up and down atleast 3/4".
also, your chain will have a...
05-04-08, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By piwonka

5mm is alot. does the wheel center up under the...

5mm is alot.
does the wheel center up under the fork crown?
if not i would take it to someone to have it checked out. or go to you local bike co-op and see if someone there can help you out.
04-30-08, 03:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,272
Posted By piwonka

yeah, but he's talking about a track wheelset....

yeah, but he's talking about a track wheelset. i'm gonna assume that he's going to be seeing much higher speeds than you guys average road ride speeds.
aerodynamics will make a bigger difference the...
04-30-08, 03:00 PM
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Posted By piwonka

do you have the original fork too? pretty nice...

do you have the original fork too?
pretty nice ride. functional. i like that.
04-30-08, 12:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,272
Posted By piwonka

losing weight from the hub doesn't do much. ...

losing weight from the hub doesn't do much.
losing weight from your rims, nipples and tires is more important...according to some peoples opinions. losing weight on wheels does nothing according to...
04-29-08, 03:51 PM
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Views: 5,272
Posted By piwonka

this sounds like what you should do. if you're...

this sounds like what you should do.
if you're really going to ride them on the track just go tubular already...
04-28-08, 09:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,245
Posted By piwonka

dura ace hubs are kinda heavy actually. i dont'...

dura ace hubs are kinda heavy actually.
i dont' think anyone could notice a difference in ride of phil vs. da. whichever is cheaper, or whichever you have stashed in your closet when you need to...
04-27-08, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,309
Posted By piwonka

looks like phil wood cogs have a recess machined...

looks like phil wood cogs have a recess machined in them. does your EAI cog have that too?
http://www.philwood.com/Track%20Cogs.htm

phil wood lockrings are thicker than most so it doesn't...
04-26-08, 04:12 PM
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Posted By piwonka

what rims are you looking for? are you against...

what rims are you looking for?
are you against tubs?
04-25-08, 10:44 AM
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Posted By piwonka

look like those cheap weinmann dp18/formula...

look like those cheap weinmann dp18/formula wheels...
04-25-08, 09:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,512
Posted By piwonka

buy: either, whichever are cheaper or whichever...

buy:
either, whichever are cheaper or whichever feel smoother when you inspect them with your fingers.
04-25-08, 08:08 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,082
Posted By piwonka

you probably don't remember because you hit your...

you probably don't remember because you hit your head so hard.
if you're splitting lanes you have to be ready for a car to do some **** like that. they don't look for cyclists, especially where you...
04-25-08, 07:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,141
Posted By piwonka

that is a great deal.

that is a great deal.
04-25-08, 07:51 AM
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Posted By piwonka

the serotta and the zullo are cool bikes.

the serotta and the zullo are cool bikes.
04-24-08, 04:08 PM
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Posted By piwonka

lol, oh yeah. a little room to grow into huh, i...

lol, oh yeah. a little room to grow into huh, i stand corrected.
04-24-08, 03:57 PM
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Posted By piwonka

that bike is too big for you. look at the seat...

that bike is too big for you. look at the seat slammed all the way down...lol.
04-24-08, 03:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,985
Posted By piwonka

i doubt it.

i doubt it.
04-24-08, 03:23 PM
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Posted By piwonka

that is what some people would call a classic fit...

that is what some people would call a classic fit i guess.
atleast that's a size that the track stem actually makes sense on...
04-23-08, 08:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,753
Posted By piwonka

ahhh. a flat fork crown. nice. if it rides as...

ahhh. a flat fork crown. nice.
if it rides as nice as mine you'll be more than happy i bet.
04-23-08, 06:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,775
Posted By piwonka

yeah, autozone will have them. just get the...

yeah, autozone will have them. just get the smallest size they have. it should come in a pack of four and cost less than $2. make sure you screw it down real tight, well use good judgement if the new...
04-23-08, 06:15 AM
Replies: 38,868
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Posted By piwonka

el twe will do a tasteful build. 650c front wheel...

el twe will do a tasteful build. 650c front wheel and all.
04-22-08, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 707
Posted By piwonka

how long have you had the frame? it could be...

how long have you had the frame? it could be from someone riding with a seatpost not inserted far enough (as in too short for the rider). you need to take the frame to a framebuilder to get a repair...
04-22-08, 09:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,775
Posted By piwonka

haha. well said.

haha. well said.
04-22-08, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 707
Posted By piwonka

well is that a bridgestone? i don't think the...

well is that a bridgestone?
i don't think the repair would cost you $600. take it to a frame builder and see what's up.
04-22-08, 07:42 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,337
Posted By piwonka

haha. that video is so funny. will oldham is good.

haha. that video is so funny. will oldham is good.
04-22-08, 06:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,775
Posted By piwonka

ok, if his valve didn't open, why did he have...

ok, if his valve didn't open, why did he have less air pressure than he started out with?
04-21-08, 03:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,613
Posted By piwonka

haha. i don't know. john prolly got worked pretty...

haha. i don't know. john prolly got worked pretty good by dutret.
04-21-08, 07:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,775
Posted By piwonka

i put a new head on one. the seal inside didn't...

i put a new head on one. the seal inside didn't work too well. same problems as you. i tightened the head up some. still no workie. i cleaned the rubber seal with a q tip and rubbing alcohol. still...
04-20-08, 07:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 716
Posted By piwonka

ha, ruined rims. a small price to pay to keep a...

ha, ruined rims. a small price to pay to keep a full kitted roadie from passing you in the neighborhood bike lanes when you on your fixie with riserzzzzzzz.
04-20-08, 01:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 716
Posted By piwonka

oh i know it's done and over. it just brought...

oh i know it's done and over. it just brought back memories and a little solid evidence that that it can be done. but really, anyone that has dealt with tubs knows you can do it, just like they know...
04-20-08, 12:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 716
Posted By piwonka

haha. just trying to give some guys on here a...

haha.
just trying to give some guys on here a little idea since there have been threads recently about tubs. plus seeing mention of dutret made me think of ceya telling him how you could ride tubs...
04-20-08, 12:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 716
Posted By piwonka

no need to carry cement if you are prepared. do...

no need to carry cement if you are prepared. do you carry a spare tube with you?
apparantly you can ride on a flatted tubular if it comes to it huh?
04-20-08, 11:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 716
Posted By piwonka

oh shiit. i forgot. most of you are world class...

oh shiit. i forgot. most of you are world class bar spinnazz and bar hoppazzzz.
04-20-08, 11:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 716
Posted By piwonka

tubulars.

try this on a clincher.
http://youtube.com/watch?v=HOtqNQJQcuU
04-20-08, 11:11 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,166,155
Posted By piwonka

you should consider getting a new fork built for...

you should consider getting a new fork built for it with less rake than the fork that's on it, something real close to the original fork rake. it will make the ride much more stable.
04-19-08, 04:31 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,166,155
Posted By piwonka

man that frame and fork was so badass. what...

man that frame and fork was so badass.
what happened to the original fork?
04-15-08, 06:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 755
Posted By piwonka

i broke a nylon strap. took about two or three...

i broke a nylon strap. took about two or three months. the rivet pulled out of the strap.
you need to inspect your **** ince in a while.

i have a pair of errebi doubles that work nicely on my fg....
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