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07-17-20, 07:56 AM
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Posted By DrIsotope

I chose 48/18, because that's roughly 20mph @...

I chose 48/18, because that's roughly 20mph @ 90rpm-- meaning my slow legs spin out around 23mph. That's the compromise. If the cog in the back were smaller I could cruise the flats more quickly,...
05-16-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 38,257
Posted By Wendell F

can stop will stop

can stop will stop
03-29-20, 07:51 PM
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Views: 11,035
Posted By Schmiegle

Here's a couple of pictures I took at the park...

Here's a couple of pictures I took at the park the other day. :-)


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02-22-20, 03:58 PM
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Posted By tyrion

You could have got a chrome fixie from Bike...

You could have got a chrome fixie from Bike Direct for only $500.

I'm kidding, your bike looks great!
02-22-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 100
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Posted By Schmiegle

***Zombie Thread Alert*** May 20th 2016, I...

***Zombie Thread Alert***

May 20th 2016, I started a project to restore a literally TRASHED Peugeot PX-10 into the brightest bit of bling one bloke could bring...

Never did not expect to take...
02-15-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 38,257
Posted By eversosleepy

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Waiting for Spring...
01-19-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 38,257
Posted By Scrodzilla

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01-16-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 38,257
Posted By Miele Man

A few of mine. ...

A few of mine.
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12 inches wide handlebar is cut down and upside down dropbar....
01-04-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 38,257
Posted By seau grateau

Took off the drops and put risers on today....

Took off the drops and put risers on today. Forgot how fun it is to ride like this.
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10-20-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 85,359
Posted By ethet

Makino NJS

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09-17-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 85,359
Posted By boom

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No22 Little Wing in track mode. I have bottle bosses, a drilled fork, and...
09-08-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 85,359
Posted By eversosleepy

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My commuter, nothing to write home about, don't know the year of the...
08-29-19, 05:50 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 85,359
Posted By Zaskar

https://i.imgur.com/zZADPY5.png 1997 Klein...

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1997 Klein Stage; once a triple... now a lot more fun
08-19-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,826
Posted By bmwjoe

Don't write a check at the top of a hill that...

Don't write a check at the top of a hill that your legs can't cash at the bottom.
08-12-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 85,359
Posted By Cyclist753

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08-07-19, 09:44 AM
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Posted By rustystrings61

Drops with hooded levers - I need all the...

Drops with hooded levers - I need all the different positions to keep my hands happy and to spread the work around to different muscle groups.
08-01-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,548
Posted By IAmSam

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07-31-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,210
Posted By hay

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I wiegh 230 pounds and beat the crap out of my Wabi Classic. Its pretty fun to...
07-30-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4,885
Views: 629,932
Posted By EnzoRWD

Not many pics during the ride but rode 202mi over...

Not many pics during the ride but rode 202mi over 24hrs in a local bike race (https://www.riverwest24.com/). On a 90's Cannondale crit bike. All teeth and tailbone intact. Finished 1st place convoy...
07-13-19, 01:44 PM
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Posted By TimothyH

Today I did 51.4 MPH. ...

Today I did 51.4 MPH.

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Strava mathematicians decided that it was actually 53.2...
07-13-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4,885
Views: 629,932
Posted By seau grateau

Pulled over to fix my stuck zipper, found a...

Pulled over to fix my stuck zipper, found a little peace and love.
...
07-09-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 85,359
Posted By ethet

Converted the RB-T to a singlespeed over the...

Converted the RB-T to a singlespeed over the weekend.
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Forum: Framebuilders
07-03-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,068
Posted By fietsbob

The picture in 15 has me suggesting a dent be...

The picture in 15 has me suggesting a dent be pressed in the back of the seat tube* for a bit more tire clearance.


So a foreign object does not jam in there, a tiny gap, and stop the wheel.

...
06-28-19, 01:45 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 85,359
Posted By vp1337

My Bianchi Ragno Migale from cca. 1990, now in...

My Bianchi Ragno Migale from cca. 1990, now in townie-mode.

...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-24-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,068
Posted By prototoast

It's horizontal dropouts, and 392 is the closest...

It's horizontal dropouts, and 392 is the closest point. It'll probably sit in the 400-410 range when set up.
06-24-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4,885
Views: 629,932
Posted By bmwjoe

Tour de Farms

I rode in the bike MS Tour de Farms this weekend. People treated me like I was a rock star for riding a fixed gear. I was the only...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-21-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,068
Posted By mstateglfr

Yes- its Columbus Spirit tubing that was...

Yes- its Columbus Spirit tubing that was 'developed' for Sachs to sell. Spirit is ideal for welding, Pegorichie is ideal for lugs. Nerding out, everything Ive read has been consistent with quality...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-21-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,068
Posted By base2

392mm chainstay length seems short to me & that...

392mm chainstay length seems short to me & that 5mm clearance to the seat tube is going to make fenders or ever going larger tires difficult. For comparison, even my wifes size 53 Cervelo has around...
06-09-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4,747
Views: 534,219
Posted By Rollfast

I always get the jalapeno chips at the coffee...

I always get the jalapeno chips at the coffee shop that was formerly an LBS.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-08-19, 02:52 PM
Forum: Framebuilders
06-07-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,068
Posted By jade408

It totally makes sense - and I do not disagree. I...

It totally makes sense - and I do not disagree. I think there are probably a lot more armchair frame builder customers now with the internet. :D

But for many people who are always leading in the...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-07-19, 02:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,068
Posted By jade408

My uninformed hypothesis (and intuition) about...

My uninformed hypothesis (and intuition) about more experienced builders:

1. Have solved the same problem more times
2. Have done enough builds to have a signature / trademark element
3. Has had...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-04-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,068
Posted By wgscott

I have no idea what the differences would be. I...

I have no idea what the differences would be. I just clicked your link out of curiosity and saw it was in Oakland. Santa Cruz is "almost local."

In my case, the build far exceeded anything I...
05-27-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 85,359
Posted By ethet

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05-26-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,970
Posted By seau grateau

Head tube and seat tube angles are pretty much...

Head tube and seat tube angles are pretty much the same either way. The 15mm longer top tube on the 49cm Big Block is a pretty significant change, but that seems like it would be tempered slightly by...
05-26-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 85,359
Posted By shroomaroom

Very stealth, nice.

Very stealth, nice.
05-21-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 85,359
Posted By Nikola88

My little tank :)

Its a Origin8 Fix8 that i did an experiment on, fattest tires i could fit, originaly the biggest on this frame are 700c 38mm, i managed to squeeze in 650b 45mm Kenda K1118 (27.5x1.95), all the parts...
05-12-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,970
Posted By nightfly

The Mash steel frameset? ...

The Mash steel frameset?

https://www.mashsf.com/news/mash/mash-steel-ss-frameset
05-12-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,970
Posted By REDMASTA

i feel like the gazetta is just as nice as the...

i feel like the gazetta is just as nice as the framesets you listed. it's light for a steel frame, well made, and has some nice details.

also, the black friar colorway is imo the nicest variant...
05-12-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,970
Posted By seau grateau

I don't know of anything that has lugs and a 1...

I don't know of anything that has lugs and a 1 1/8 HT besides Wabi. I'm not gonna shill for All-City too hard because their steel isn't magic, but the craftsmanship on their frames is a step above...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,386
Posted By seau grateau

All-City Mr. Pink, Cinelli Vigorelli Road

All-City Mr. Pink, Cinelli Vigorelli Road
05-06-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,390
Posted By seau grateau

Cromor is at the low end of Columbus' tubeset...

Cromor is at the low end of Columbus' tubeset range, so they're probably in/around the same bracket.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,462
Posted By TimothyH

:lol: Good one. You also won't need 172 if...

:lol: Good one.

You also won't need 172 if you soft pedal up 1% grades in your 36/28 like I see all the geared riders doing.


-Tim-
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,462
Posted By TimothyH

And it looks good doing it too. Also just...

And it looks good doing it too.

Also just felt like saying that.


-Tim-
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,462
Posted By TimothyH

My fixed gear can beat up your road bike

Just felt like saying that.
04-26-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,249
Posted By Happy Feet

Gas pipe SS chop shop bamboo build

Part way done a ghetto bamboo bike conversion and thought hey! why not post some pics.

The bike started out in life as a delightful late 70's Gas pipe Vulcan 10 speed that found it's way into a...
04-25-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 85,359
Posted By seau grateau

Thanks y'all. Here it is set up for road riding...

Thanks y'all. Here it is set up for road riding (I'll throw a bottle cage on there eventually). Took it out for a 25 miler today, and this bike rides beautifully....
04-20-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 85,359
Posted By seau grateau

Got to put this one together and take it for a...

Got to put this one together and take it for a test ride today. It rules. Pictures really don't do the paint justice -- it looks beautiful in person. Going to put a stoppy boi on the front and do a...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-04-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 250,261
Posted By duanedr

26" MTB for a local shredder

Here's the latest one to leave the shop. The rider is 11yo so, the design criteria was light weight and low. The dad rides a lot and knows the benefits of a high end bike so he wanted something...
03-23-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 85,359
Posted By 7up

I had to rewrite my original post.In my haste to...

I had to rewrite my original post.In my haste to post I sounded like a stuck up hipster when I reread the post a few hours when I returned from a day out.May I introduce my 50th Anniversary schwinn...
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