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03-24-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,899
Posted By mecheng

This is, pretty much, the style I'm interested...

This is, pretty much, the style I'm interested in. Amazing craftsmanship. Out of curiosity, since you built the frame for yourself, was it a conscious decision to make the head tube a little shorter...
03-21-19, 11:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,899
Posted By mecheng

Yes, those came with 650c

Yes, those came with 650c
03-21-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,899
Posted By mecheng

Like the GTs? Not my original intention, but from...

Like the GTs? Not my original intention, but from a smoothing perspective, I think it's a good idea. A Scott Solace I used to own did something similar by bonding the seatstays to the top tube. Was a...
03-21-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,899
Posted By mecheng

Goooorgeous. What is it?

Goooorgeous. What is it?
03-21-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,899
Posted By mecheng

Steel frames with "dropped" seatstays

With the lugged frame construction, it's a no-brainer decision to join the seatstays to the ST and TT at the same point. I'm interested in seeing/learning of old steel frames (lugged or non-lugged)...
03-21-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,241
Posted By mecheng

Thank you all for the history lesson! That...

Thank you all for the history lesson! That Paramount is a beauty! :love:
The Nishiki NFS were the ones that really caught my eye, and are my favorite of the 650c frames I've seen.

The reason I'm...
03-20-19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,241
Posted By mecheng

Good suggestions, keep them coming please.

Good suggestions, keep them coming please.
03-20-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,241
Posted By mecheng

650c frames in "normal" sizes?

Hi all,

Here's a weird question/request. I'm interested in finding out which road frames/models were made with 650c geometry but in full range of sizes (i.e. had 56-60cm available). I'm hazarding...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-18, 04:39 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 229,837
Posted By mecheng

Perfect! Thanks very much for clarifying :thumb:

Perfect! Thanks very much for clarifying :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-18, 09:32 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 229,837
Posted By mecheng

Yes, that should fit most disc thruaxle road...

Yes, that should fit most disc thruaxle road bikes on the market. But at some point, Specialized had this SCS (short chain stay) thing going on where, as I understand it, the rear dropout spacing was...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-18, 05:20 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 229,837
Posted By mecheng

Hey all - I recently picked up a slightly used...

Hey all - I recently picked up a slightly used 2017 Roubaix Elite. Hate the looks, but can't argue with the ride quality. This thing is a gamechanger!

This may have been covered ad nauseum...
09-13-17, 10:16 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 104,941
Posted By mecheng

Just wanted to give a thumbs up to Ygduf and...

Just wanted to give a thumbs up to Ygduf and Silver colloidal gel for wound treatment. I have/had a deep open wound (through the skin, down to the muscle) from sliding on pavement, and it kept on...
10-26-16, 12:52 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 31,643
Posted By mecheng

How well does that bar work for IAB? And what...

How well does that bar work for IAB? And what stem length are you running?
Given that most of the wing shape is ahead of the stem clamp, I imagine you'd have to stretch your arms out somewhat to get...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-15, 10:40 PM
Replies: 10,324
Views: 2,963,100
Posted By mecheng

aBlom - that looks like fun! I have a...

aBlom - that looks like fun!

I have a general question regarding Cad2 frames. How do they ride, comfort wise and stiffness? I may have a chance to pick up a 90s R300 cad2 bike for a song, and was...
05-05-13, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,338,326
Posted By mecheng

What bar is that? I'd like to change the bar on...

What bar is that? I'd like to change the bar on my Lemond Zurich (with a quill stem) to something compact-like, and can't find many options.

Pretty bike!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-07, 08:26 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,676
Posted By mecheng

:roflmao:

:roflmao:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-07, 02:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,624
Posted By mecheng

great photos, thanks for sharing!

great photos, thanks for sharing!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-07, 07:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,577
Posted By mecheng

Why the insult, patentcad?

Why the insult, patentcad?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-07, 04:38 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 122,226
Posted By mecheng

This, sir, is one lovely photo! :)

This, sir, is one lovely photo! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-07, 09:00 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,338
Posted By mecheng

You've got the only real ring on here then :D

You've got the only real ring on here then :D
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-07, 07:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,168
Posted By mecheng

Um...************? (somebody had to say it...

Um...************? (somebody had to say it :rolleyes: )

I also like Pie (obligatory)

And at last being half serious, I agree with Dr. Pete on fast switchback descents. Nothing like it. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-07, 08:03 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,585
Posted By mecheng

What's wrong with Alex wheels? Forza Ferrari!

What's wrong with Alex wheels?

Forza Ferrari!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-07, 05:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,679
Posted By mecheng

Beautiful. Picture quality is great, too. ...

Beautiful. Picture quality is great, too. Congratulations!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-07, 06:46 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,536
Posted By mecheng

OMG, you are my hero, Sam! :D Seriously,...

OMG, you are my hero, Sam! :D

Seriously, glad you got out of that safely
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-07, 07:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,996
Posted By mecheng

beer

beer
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-07, 04:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 877
Posted By mecheng

pfft, big problem! I thought botto returned :D

pfft, big problem! I thought botto returned :D
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-07, 05:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,199
Posted By mecheng

Gorgeous!

Gorgeous!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-07, 01:33 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,143
Posted By mecheng

I'm expecting this to turn into a bike pic...

I'm expecting this to turn into a bike pic thread...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-07, 05:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,733
Posted By mecheng

when your thighs start hitting the handlebar

when your thighs start hitting the handlebar
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-07, 01:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,218
Posted By mecheng

+258.76

+258.76
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-07, 11:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,893
Posted By mecheng

HAWT! veri!

HAWT! veri!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-07, 11:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 645
Posted By mecheng

yes.

yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-07, 12:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,953
Posted By mecheng

I thought you were poor, man ;)

I thought you were poor, man ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-07, 12:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,746
Posted By mecheng

Rather, they are underpaid. That's why they come...

Rather, they are underpaid. That's why they come up with *****ty designs. :rolleyes:

To the OP, sorry to hear about your misfortune.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-07, 11:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,700
Posted By mecheng

Looks like a Motobecane :D j/k beautiful...

Looks like a Motobecane :D

j/k beautiful bike :beer:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-07, 09:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,514
Posted By mecheng

hotness!

hotness!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-07, 12:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By mecheng

for some reason, me too :)

for some reason, me too :)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-07, 11:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,937
Posted By mecheng

Nothing. Been riding Sora for a year, no probs...

Nothing. Been riding Sora for a year, no probs (knock on wood:rolleyes: ). Of all the times, I've been in the smallest cog maybe 8 times, half of them when taking off the rear wheel. Thumb...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-07, 11:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,106
Posted By mecheng

switchbacks. going down. in this...

switchbacks. going down. in this (http://www.autoblog.com/2007/03/06/geneva-motor-show-bmw-m3-concept/).
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-07, 03:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By mecheng

yup, just as it should be for a student :D ...

yup, just as it should be for a student :D

Congrats, Sam!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-07, 03:33 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,997
Posted By mecheng

I'm voting for sister! Did I win? :lol: ...

I'm voting for sister! Did I win? :lol:

Laters,

B ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-07, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By mecheng

you mean like this? ...

you mean like this?

http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b139/12345watchdude/whateva.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-07, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By mecheng

Either that or his sister :D

Either that or his sister :D
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-07, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By mecheng

all those steroids...

all those steroids...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-07, 02:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,438
Posted By mecheng

Thanks! Good to know I'm not alone thinking that...

Thanks! Good to know I'm not alone thinking that :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-07, 05:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,438
Posted By mecheng

Ah, I guess sleep got cancelled ;)

Ah, I guess sleep got cancelled ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-07, 04:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,438
Posted By mecheng

YES, I CAN'T READ but...

OK, I'm really quite ashamed of myself here, but figured it'd make for some discussion...:rolleyes:

Until today I thought that Colnago was actually spelled Conlgano. Only when I looked through...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-07, 03:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,719
Posted By mecheng

Really really glad you're OK, ROJA. Thankfully,...

Really really glad you're OK, ROJA. Thankfully, I haven't had such a bad experience yet, so can't help you with it.

However, I'll chime in that I absolutely hate that part of Ashby you've...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-07, 08:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,194
Posted By mecheng

Where is the "this thread is worthless without...

Where is the "this thread is worthless without pics" smiley when you most need it?
Either way, :beer:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-06, 09:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,707
Posted By mecheng

you're a pedantic prick :p

you're a pedantic prick :p
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