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05-15-15, 08:51 PM
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Posted By Binxsy

Mix and matching Shimano calipers/levers..where would I benefit most.

I have a slx set up right now on a xc softtail, Im wondering what would the best way to upgrade my brakes... cheaply.. I see that you can mix and match levers and calipers. So should I change out the...
04-15-15, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 738
Posted By Binxsy

Ok.... My budget is about 1600 max....Yes that...

Ok.... My budget is about 1600 max....Yes that kona honzo look like an awesome bike, little weak on the components and that transition is a really interesting bike. But I do not have access to any of...
04-15-15, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 738
Posted By Binxsy

Thoughts on hardtails/XC. KHS GIANT Breezer Fuji

So I have access to those brands at less than dealer cost.

Im leaning twords a hardtail because Im not racing, I prefer the simplicity of the Hardtail. Im doing this for fun/exercise and I really...
06-08-13, 05:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,643
Posted By Binxsy

Kent, Columbia, Huffy, sears etc etc take you...

Kent, Columbia, Huffy, sears etc etc take you pick. If you see falcon it usually means low end, also bikes of this style are usually low end.
06-07-13, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By Binxsy

Pictures for your eyes http://imgur.com/a/7MyuM

Pictures for your eyes
http://imgur.com/a/7MyuM
06-06-13, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By Binxsy

Minatra info

Just picked up a minatra bike, guy bought it personally from the frame builder. Said it was reyolds 531 tubing. Obviously hand built, just looking for some info on them. Scored the complete bike for...
07-02-12, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 777
Posted By Binxsy

Spoke coming loose...why?

I built a radially laced 48 spoke front wheel. Julian 1/8th in rims tied to surly ultra new hubs, spoke heads facing in.. Anyways One spoke keeps coming loose, it is always the same one to. The wheel...
06-16-12, 01:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,482
Posted By Binxsy

As I was tightening up the wheel I put it on the...

As I was tightening up the wheel I put it on the ground to flex the rim a bit after I had given it two rounds of 1/4 turns. I couldn't flex it and I ended up popping the cartridge bearing out..
06-13-12, 01:55 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,042
Posted By Binxsy

Whats everyone's answer should be... "Not enough"...

Whats everyone's answer should be... "Not enough"

But seriously

1 freewheel single speed
1 fixie
1 polo bike
1 Expensive Geared Bike
1 Older High end bike
06-11-12, 05:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,482
Posted By Binxsy

Yeah I laced it one hole over, it looked right...

Yeah I laced it one hole over, it looked right but at the same time slightly off. Oh well its all good now, thanks for the help!
06-07-12, 09:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,482
Posted By Binxsy

Is there a certain way to go about lacing up...

Is there a certain way to go about lacing up radial? Is it one side then the same spoke on the opposite side? Or? every other spoke on the same side then the same on the other?
06-05-12, 08:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,482
Posted By Binxsy

Polo...

Polo...
06-05-12, 03:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,482
Posted By Binxsy

I dont care about that to much, so this setup is...

I dont care about that to much, so this setup is mostly fine eh?
06-05-12, 01:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,482
Posted By Binxsy

This is why I was thinking of doing radial, im...

This is why I was thinking of doing radial, im not running brakes in the front but I know I will wack the wheel or someone else will.

Also I already ordered the spokes so its more of radial or...
06-05-12, 03:24 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,482
Posted By Binxsy

Radial vs 1 cross lacing

I am using a 1/8th in Julian 48 rim and a surly new hub. The surly hub is listed as a medium height flange, forged alloy etc. Anyway I was going to do a radial lacing but I am really wondering if it...
06-05-12, 03:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,393
Posted By Binxsy

http://www.retro-gression.com/category/components-...

http://www.retro-gression.com/category/components-wheels-rims-hubs-spokes

BTW I was just in the market for deep v rims. I was looking at the B34 and the H + son rims but I went with Eigthinch...
05-28-12, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,929
Posted By Binxsy

Yeah I am starting to agree with you, the more I...

Yeah I am starting to agree with you, the more I read from other sources and here the more I am fine with the DT swiss Champions I got. Also I would think that using the alpines would make the rim...
05-28-12, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,929
Posted By Binxsy

THe hub I have is black so yeah not going to mess...

THe hub I have is black so yeah not going to mess with it.



Polo, after a 5 hour day of it one of my wheels will be slightly out of wack. Though I am sort of anal about it, as in I notice it,...
05-28-12, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,929
Posted By Binxsy

Yeah, I guarantee I will crash into something and...

Yeah, I guarantee I will crash into something and the front wheel will take most of the blow..

Oh well I will just do a radial lace, on another note is there a web or program based application for...
05-28-12, 01:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,929
Posted By Binxsy

oh well...

oh well...
05-27-12, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,929
Posted By Binxsy

Spoke hole leeway

I am building up a front wheel, trying to make it as tough as possible. Weight isnt to much of a concern really. Anyways I picked up a deep v rim 48 h and a high flange surly new hub. The spoke holes...
05-27-12, 04:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,090
Posted By Binxsy

I love mine to! It has tubular wheels tied to...

I love mine to! It has tubular wheels tied to record hub (old campy cerca late 70's) and a single in the back. I have it geared at 40ish/18 so its a nice in between gear that not to easy but gets up...
05-25-12, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By Binxsy

Polo, Yeah I do have a couple. I will call them...

Polo, Yeah I do have a couple. I will call them today. They wouldn't stock parts like this though. Probably just go with a origin 8 one or something..
05-25-12, 02:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By Binxsy

Recommendations for 48h Front hub

Looking for as big as a flange as possible, I want the wheel to be super tough. I dont care much about weight. So it could be a bmx or whatever.. Or if anyone has one they wouldn't mine selling I...
05-15-12, 04:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,813
Posted By Binxsy

Lets get all CSI up in here!

Lets get all CSI up in here!
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