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01-07-21, 08:43 PM
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Posted By seau grateau

hotttt

hotttt
01-05-21, 08:15 PM
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Views: 660,686
Posted By seau grateau

There's some weird old time capsule stuff like...

There's some weird old time capsule stuff like this in Philly that just hasn't been touched for years and years. It's a little road that gets almost no traffic these days, so the cobbles have stuck...
12-08-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 73,457
Posted By seau grateau

Got a couple chips in the paint from being...

Got a couple chips in the paint from being stuffed in the trunk on a recent road trip -- normally those don't bother me, but I'm a little mad that it got its scars while inside a car. :cry:
12-07-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 73,457
Posted By seau grateau

My Big Block with the schwifty new bar tape. ...

My Big Block with the schwifty new bar tape.

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12-01-20, 04:11 PM
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Views: 569,512
Posted By seau grateau

I got the Rick and Morty bartape from State for...

I got the Rick and Morty bartape from State for my Big Block. It looks ****** weird and I'm into it. Pics to follow.
12-01-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,300
Posted By seau grateau

The Big Block was 550 last year when I bought...

The Big Block was 550 last year when I bought mine, looks like MSRP is 600 now. MSRP for the Thunderdome frameset is 799, which is pretty on the level with other comparable aluminum/carbon track...
11-19-20, 04:12 PM
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Views: 660,686
Posted By seau grateau

Wanted to see if I could get up this steep...

Wanted to see if I could get up this steep cobbled climb on my IRO. The answer was yes, but not on the bike.
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11-11-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,168
Posted By seau grateau

Hey if you wanna talk boat anchors, we're gonna...

Hey if you wanna talk boat anchors, we're gonna need to have a look at those Phil hubs :p
11-11-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,168
Posted By seau grateau

Did you look into single speed levers? I'm not a...

Did you look into single speed levers? I'm not a gram counter but I feel like some could wind up being a bit lighter due to not having the shifty bits.
11-10-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,168
Posted By seau grateau

That's rad as hell.

That's rad as hell.
11-06-20, 04:29 PM
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Views: 549
Posted By seau grateau

It's toast.

It's toast.
10-27-20, 09:43 PM
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Views: 940
Posted By seau grateau

I had to google this front freewheel thing when I...

I had to google this front freewheel thing when I read it, and I am just beyond perplexed. But anyway, you could turn the Varsity into a fixie/single speed pretty easily. Those things are like tanks,...
10-27-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,443
Posted By seau grateau

I'd try a 46. You're getting into kinda mashy...

I'd try a 46. You're getting into kinda mashy territory after that.
10-20-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By seau grateau

That's a pretty cool mix of ****** and weirdo,...

That's a pretty cool mix of ****** and weirdo, I'm into it.
edit - the censored word is a term for spending a lot of money on expensive cool stuff. I really don't understand these word filters...
10-19-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,765
Posted By seau grateau

Yeah, no bueno. It's the one thing that's always...

Yeah, no bueno. It's the one thing that's always made me look a little sideways at Phil hubs.
10-18-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,765
Posted By seau grateau

I'd take track nuts over allen bolts any day. but...

I'd take track nuts over allen bolts any day. but maybe that's just me.
10-17-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,765
Posted By seau grateau

Those look like Formula hubs with allen bolts.

Those look like Formula hubs with allen bolts.
10-11-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,659
Posted By seau grateau

Niccce

Niccce
10-09-20, 08:18 PM
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Views: 578
Posted By seau grateau

More info needed. What are you looking for?

More info needed. What are you looking for?
10-01-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,220
Posted By seau grateau

This thread is vintage A+ good ****.

This thread is vintage A+ good ****.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,489
Posted By seau grateau

I was riding a Ridley Fenix AL for a while a few...

I was riding a Ridley Fenix AL for a while a few years ago. It was my first "real" road bike, and I liked it a lot.
09-25-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4,909
Views: 660,686
Posted By seau grateau

A little single speed fun in the woods. ...

A little single speed fun in the woods.

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 26,927
Views: 17,052,260
Posted By seau grateau

This one looks pretty sweet. State is really...

This one looks pretty sweet. State is really coming up in the world.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 10,188
Posted By seau grateau

You can put your weed in there.

You can put your weed in there.
09-15-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,106
Posted By seau grateau

It sure does when you're going downhill.

It sure does when you're going downhill.
09-14-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,608
Posted By seau grateau

Yeah you can get wheels that aren't dog **** for...

Yeah you can get wheels that aren't dog **** for 200 or less.
09-14-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,608
Posted By seau grateau

Honestly would not be surprised if that's close...

Honestly would not be surprised if that's close to the actual weight of those awful looking things.
09-11-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,244
Posted By seau grateau

I'd go orange because I like a little pizzazz.

I'd go orange because I like a little pizzazz.
09-10-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By seau grateau

Nice! Ti bikes are sweet. I found a Lynskey era...

Nice! Ti bikes are sweet. I found a Lynskey era Litespeed frame on eBay a while back and built it up as my road bike, definitely one of my favorite bikes I've owned at this point. I'd probably have...
09-10-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,244
Posted By seau grateau

This looks pretty frickin' sweet.

This looks pretty frickin' sweet.
09-09-20, 04:51 PM
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Views: 688
Posted By seau grateau

Oh Affinity. They make some rad frames but can't...

Oh Affinity. They make some rad frames but can't put together a readable geo chart to save their life. At least they don't have question marks for the angles anymore but I still have no idea what...
09-08-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By seau grateau

I've been using Gran Compe for a few years and...

I've been using Gran Compe for a few years and have no complaints. They're good bang for buck.
09-08-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By seau grateau

No, but you don't need an All City hub. Any 120mm...

No, but you don't need an All City hub. Any 120mm track hub will do.
09-07-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By seau grateau

Anything from here would work:...

Anything from here would work: https://www.velomine.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=87_172&zenid=c1bouq3erv696g83495k6fi0s3 It'll probably save you money over building wheels, unless you already...
09-07-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 902
Posted By seau grateau

It's also not a Wabi Thunder.

It's also not a Wabi Thunder.
09-04-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,294
Posted By seau grateau

That's a nice area for riding. I used to live in...

That's a nice area for riding. I used to live in South Pasadena and would head up that way via the Rose Bowl all the time.
09-03-20, 11:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,294
Posted By seau grateau

When I lived in LA I would take my fixed gear out...

When I lived in LA I would take my fixed gear out to some pretty decent climbs -- not the big mountain road climbs but Chevy Chase, Griffith Park, etc. They were hard as hell but it was fun as hell...
09-02-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,893
Posted By seau grateau

Different bikes for different things. Sometimes...

Different bikes for different things. Sometimes riding a fixed gear is the last thing I want to do. Other times, it's the only thing I want to do.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 26,927
Views: 17,052,260
Posted By seau grateau

94/95 Litespeed Catalyst, Tiagra 10 speed...

94/95 Litespeed Catalyst, Tiagra 10 speed groupset.
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09-02-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,244
Posted By seau grateau

Just put some new bottle cages on this one. The...

Just put some new bottle cages on this one. The proper move would have been Ti cages but they're expensive so I got cheap stainless steel ones that look like Ti instead. I'll cut the steer tube some...
09-02-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,955
Posted By seau grateau

Tires, tubes, rim tape, lock ring, foot...

Tires, tubes, rim tape, lock ring, foot retention, cost of labor for any installations OP can't do alone...building a bike from scratch is not the move when you're on a budget.

If it were me, I'd...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 15,989
Posted By seau grateau

I hate the threads that come loose from the...

I hate the threads that come loose from the casing, don't really like the ride feel, and I've had some crappy sidewall issues with them before.
09-01-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4,909
Views: 660,686
Posted By seau grateau

I guess I just forgot to update it.

I guess I just forgot to update it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2,627
Views: 423,600
Posted By seau grateau

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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08-31-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4,909
Views: 660,686
Posted By seau grateau

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08-29-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,932
Posted By seau grateau

Mid-70s is usually my happy place. Currently...

Mid-70s is usually my happy place. Currently running 48x17 fixed on 700c with 28mm tires.
08-28-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By seau grateau

You can do whatever you want. How's business at...

You can do whatever you want. How's business at your bike shop, btw?
08-28-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By seau grateau

Changing one's habits and opinions as...

Changing one's habits and opinions as circumstances change and new information becomes available is, believe it or not, a good thing.
08-26-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By seau grateau

I'd take a Dolan or State over a Leader any day.

I'd take a Dolan or State over a Leader any day.
08-24-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By seau grateau

I still prefer the functional elegance of a round...

I still prefer the functional elegance of a round post and non-integrated clamp, but I guess the people want their aero.
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