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12-10-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 268,538
Posted By shoota

Merry Christmas to me! My grail bike has landed....

Merry Christmas to me! My grail bike has landed. Ď88-90 in Black Marble, 7400 Dura Ace. Mini build thread to come. ...
11-09-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 985
Posted By Alsobay

New Chrome day on a rescued Faggin

New chrome to remain unpainted. Considered Cromovelato but the chrome is perfect. ...
11-06-21, 12:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,604
Posted By DMC707

53-54 ish ---- up to 55 at most

53-54 ish ---- up to 55 at most
10-24-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,352
Posted By diomekes

I think you need two chain whips to remove it. ...

I think you need two chain whips to remove it. One to hold the cassette in place and the other to turn the smallest cog loose and then you can just spin it off.
10-19-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,663
Posted By Shrevvy

Tesch Built Specialized Allez

Here is a pic just out of the stand and waiting final adjustments. I bought this frame off eBay a couple months ago. The frame lived a hard life. It was converted to a "fixie" but was fortunately not...
10-02-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,356
Posted By Chombi1

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1988 Montello - From Pinarello....
08-28-21, 05:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By cb400bill

Frame is a goner. Toss it.

Frame is a goner. Toss it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 726
Posted By Leinster

Iíve always preferred having the pump under the...

Iíve always preferred having the pump under the top tube, and have room for 2 bottles.
08-17-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 350,576
Posted By SpeedofLite

And a bunch from 1989... ...

And a bunch from 1989...

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-21, 04:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,174
Posted By TiHabanero

I have owned two titanium frames and loved them...

I have owned two titanium frames and loved them both, and am looking to get a third. They ride like top shelf steel, but really don't save much on weight compared to a top shelf steel frame. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-21, 11:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,898
Posted By Dean V

I would ride it as it is for 6 months. Then...

I would ride it as it is for 6 months.
Then make a decision.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,811
Posted By 79pmooney

+1 I've been using Zephal HPs and HPXs...

+1 I've been using Zephal HPs and HPXs exclusively for most of 50 years. They simply work. They take 28c tires to 110 psi with probably 100 not very hard to do strokes. (In my racing days 40+...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,209
Posted By shelbyfv

The crankset shown in the link is not Ultegra 11...

The crankset shown in the link is not Ultegra 11 speed, fwiw.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,125
Posted By MoAlpha

Mess with biomechanics you don't understand at...

Mess with biomechanics you don't understand at your peril.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 930,299
Posted By Ghazmh

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 930,299
Posted By Ghazmh

In 2013 I started with a low end Madone and over...

In 2013 I started with a low end Madone and over time worked my way up to my Redsky. When I decided that I want a bike at this level/pricepoint and components I was shopping for a shop as much as a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 659

Front derailleur cage hitting the inside of the...

Front derailleur cage hitting the inside of the crank? It can happen if it is toed out too much or the limit screw is not set right. Sounds ridiculous but I got a brand new bike from the shop with...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2,079
Views: 504,614
Posted By sced

Late 1970's Macario (from Madrid) I've been...

Late 1970's Macario (from Madrid) I've been riding for about 5 months. Has quite a springy ride that lot's of fun. Macario made bikes for several of Spain's Olympic teams and his bikes won Grand Tour...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,860
Posted By JohnDThompson

Yes, you can. You need to take care that the cup...

Yes, you can. You need to take care that the cup doesn't go crooked as you thread it in. A real piloted bottom bracket tap set ensures that both sides of the shell are tapped coaxially.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 02:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,938
Posted By Dean V

Not everyone. I learn't with toe straps and...

Not everyone.
I learn't with toe straps and cleats which did catch me out a couple of times.
Clipless are comparatively easy and I have always found it natural and easy to unclip.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,160
Posted By guadzilla

Lol, that's quite funny. A couple of friends of...

Lol, that's quite funny. A couple of friends of mine have just bought the new Battaglin Portofino LE, I will make sure i sent it to them.

My favorite is Orbea:
"There are plenty of great bikes...
07-09-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,219
Posted By Boerd

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,160
Posted By Robius

Life is too short to not to ride a shiny new bike.

Life is too short to not to ride a shiny new bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,230
Posted By noodle soup

J-B Weld it.;)

J-B Weld it.;)
07-03-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,219
Posted By Boerd

New Passoni Titanio

In March I ordered a Passoni through WrenchScience in Berkley. Yesterday the frame has arrived. Below are a few pictures of the frame. The times we live in are crazy; the frame was stuck at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By CyclingFool95

Yes, yours looks to have the more square fork,...

Yes, yours looks to have the more square fork, and only one bottle mount. I actually have one of those forks sitting in my basement - I picked it up as a replacement if I couldnt get the stem out of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,797
Posted By ridethecliche

I believe there are Shimano HG 11-34 11 speed...

I believe there are Shimano HG 11-34 11 speed cassettes that will work on 10 speed freehubs.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,874
Posted By SethAZ

Dude took a great, perfectly serviceable bike and...

Dude took a great, perfectly serviceable bike and mummified it. In the prime of its life he decided it was too good to actually use, so he's going to bury it in a vault under Mt. Everest and throw...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By tyrion

I've put cornstarch on old sticky hoods to make...

I've put cornstarch on old sticky hoods to make them less sticky. The hoods got sticky from age (I think), not because I spilled stuff on them. I cleaned the hoods with soap and water before putting...
05-16-20, 06:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,260
Posted By datlas

Tough to say for sure but looks like chain is too...

Tough to say for sure but looks like chain is too long. There are tons of YouTube videos that can take you step-by-step on this. Try putting in big ring on front to take up all that chain slack,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,529
Posted By njkayaker

Buy what you can afford to crash. ...

Buy what you can afford to crash.

Especially, in crits. Especially, starting out.

Consider cheap and used.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,771
Posted By slowgo

NBD-Cinelli Vigorelli Road

Just built up a Cinelli Vigorelli Road as a backup bike. Columbus Thron steel frame and a Columbus carbon fork. Built it up with a 105 R7000 groupset, and the Novatec wheels, stem and bars from my...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,108
Posted By noodle soup

How quickly we forget about Mavic R-SYS SLR...

How quickly we forget about Mavic R-SYS SLR wheels

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,511
Posted By tomato coupe

Yep, the cheap solution is laundry bags. (Some...

Yep, the cheap solution is laundry bags. (Some bibs come with them -- presumably yours didn't.) The more expensive solution is a front loading washer.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,857
Posted By colnago62

My vanity is I donít mix clothing. If I am riding...

My vanity is I donít mix clothing. If I am riding A castelli jersey, everything else is Castelli. Socks, gloves, it all has to match.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,821
Posted By mercator

This is not true.

This is not true.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,814
Posted By gurk700

A lot of home mechanics are superior in every...

A lot of home mechanics are superior in every way. Cause we LOVE doing it. We're not underpaid and treated like crap to do our "job"
I probably watched 100s of hours of bike build videos...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 930,299
Posted By mac_flyer9

Updated 2004 Airborne Manhattan Project

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My 2004 Airborne Manhattan Project (Ti/Carbon) updated with Shimano...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,339
Posted By Kimmo

That is one really cool mural. Maybe choose...

That is one really cool mural.

Maybe choose a different background if you want us to see your bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,681
Posted By tagaproject6

Far and Near brand hoods are a lot better than...

Far and Near brand hoods are a lot better than those.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-16, 07:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,592
Posted By kingston

Or you can get a nice used 7800 crankset on eBay...

Or you can get a nice used 7800 crankset on eBay for less than the chainrings.
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