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10-26-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 213,337
Posted By the_freewheeler

Hey, I would if I had packing materials, but I...

Hey, I would if I had packing materials, but I don't at the moment and have no time to source any. Sorry to not be of help.
07-25-16, 08:01 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,184
Posted By the_freewheeler

Don't call them out on it until you've fully done...

Don't call them out on it until you've fully done your research. As others have said, getting the serial numbers would be the most definitive way to confirm, but at the very least you could take a...
07-25-16, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By the_freewheeler

2003 Giant TCR Composite Team ONCE. I bought this...

2003 Giant TCR Composite Team ONCE. I bought this used in 2008, have totally rebuilt it since, and still use it as my primary road rig. I know, I know, posting non-drive side photos is a heinous...
07-25-16, 09:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,181
Posted By the_freewheeler

I'll handle the cement crowd while you handle the...

I'll handle the cement crowd while you handle the alloy. Tag team. :tandem:
07-24-16, 01:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,181
Posted By the_freewheeler

Architect, but I'm kidding about being mad about...

Architect, but I'm kidding about being mad about it. It's a common mistake. Cement is a powder that works as a bonding agent, an "ingredient" to concrete.

cement + aggregate (sand, stone, etc) +...
07-23-16, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5,045
Views: 3,540,285
Posted By the_freewheeler

love it :thumb:

love it :thumb:
07-23-16, 08:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,181
Posted By the_freewheeler

It's concrete, not cement. Get it right or pay...

It's concrete, not cement. Get it right or pay the price.
07-23-16, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,029
Posted By the_freewheeler

Seems to fit you fine, but what it really comes...

Seems to fit you fine, but what it really comes down to is your own personal comfort. If you are pain free on all of your rides and feel to be pedaling efficiently, that's all that matters. If in...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-16, 10:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,720
Posted By the_freewheeler

You initially mentioned that you had your eye on...

You initially mentioned that you had your eye on a couple used bikes. If you're going used, I'd stay away from carbon; there are so many things that could go wrong with a frame that's invisible to...
07-17-16, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 762
Posted By the_freewheeler

Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Southeast
07-17-16, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,994
Posted By the_freewheeler

Awesome, guys! That's all great!

Awesome, guys! That's all great!
07-16-16, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,061
Posted By the_freewheeler

Trek 1274...

Trek 1274...
Forum: Southeast
07-16-16, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,994
Posted By the_freewheeler

DIRT or GRAVEL Routes in GA

Hi All! -

I'm looking for some nice, lengthy dirt or gravel routes in Georgia. I live in the suburbs just north of Atlanta (Roswell), where I haven't been able to find any nice long routes for my...
07-15-16, 11:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 762
Posted By the_freewheeler

Turn Off Automatic Thread Subscription?

I've only noticed this recently, but for some reason I am being automatically subscribed to any thread that I have posted it. It's incredibly annoying, receiving tens of emails weekly about new...
07-15-16, 11:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,052
Posted By the_freewheeler

two threads on same topic?

two threads on same topic?
07-15-16, 11:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,736
Posted By the_freewheeler

If it were a road bike, you'd probably be fine,...

If it were a road bike, you'd probably be fine, but throw in the unknown terrain factor and you may be caught without enough gears. I'd either grab an 11-32 cassette or a 42t chainring.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-16, 07:43 PM
Replies: 20,093
Views: 4,436,310
Posted By the_freewheeler

When did they ever go out of style?

When did they ever go out of style?
07-10-16, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,985
Posted By the_freewheeler

good stuff guys...thanks for the info

good stuff guys...thanks for the info
07-09-16, 09:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,985
Posted By the_freewheeler

Thank you all for your input so far! One...

Thank you all for your input so far!

One thing I noticed when unboxing the original Eggbeaters is that the rotational resistance of the spindle is much higher than on any other bike I own...some...
07-09-16, 11:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,985
Posted By the_freewheeler

Much appreciated! What are the issues with...

Much appreciated!

What are the issues with the Eggbeaters (especially old ones) that you speak of?
07-09-16, 01:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,985
Posted By the_freewheeler

Pedal Suggestion? Eggbeater?

Hello all - I recently built up my first CX/gravel bike and wanted to get opinions on the original Crank Brothers Eggbeater pedals. I have a NOS pair that I can easily throw on, but don't want to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-16, 12:54 AM
Replies: 20,093
Views: 4,436,310
Posted By the_freewheeler

Wahoo Kickr Snap + Zwift ...

Wahoo Kickr Snap + Zwift
http://i465.photobucket.com/albums/rr16/mbbowers/IMG_4662_zpsj0zsnsug.jpg (http://s465.photobucket.com/user/mbbowers/media/IMG_4662_zpsj0zsnsug.jpg.html)

Giro Empire MTB...
Forum: Commuting
07-07-16, 08:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,762
Posted By the_freewheeler

I use a Mission Workshop Rambler expandable...

I use a Mission Workshop Rambler expandable backpack and absolutely love it. Their bags are expensive, but their quality definitely warrant the cost. The rambler quickly unzips and doubles its...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-16, 03:43 PM
Replies: 20,093
Views: 4,436,310
Posted By the_freewheeler

Wahoo Kickr + Zwift ...

Wahoo Kickr + Zwift

http://i465.photobucket.com/albums/rr16/mbbowers/IMG_4662_zpsj0zsnsug.jpg (http://s465.photobucket.com/user/mbbowers/media/IMG_4662_zpsj0zsnsug.jpg.html)
05-27-16, 05:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,958
Posted By the_freewheeler

Loving the Opaque Turquoise Blue, but keep the...

Loving the Opaque Turquoise Blue, but keep the chromed fork for sure.
05-24-16, 11:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,535
Posted By the_freewheeler

the.freewheeler ...

the.freewheeler
https://www.instagram.com/the.freewheeler/?hl=en

strictly bike + fabrication stuff
Forum: For Sale
05-21-16, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,056
Posted By the_freewheeler

Fresh batch available! Discounts given on orders...

Fresh batch available! Discounts given on orders of 2+!
05-05-16, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,152
Posted By the_freewheeler

I've had chronic patella tendonitis for the past...

I've had chronic patella tendonitis for the past 12 years (obviously a fractured patella is much more serious) and been battling pain with running and biking ever since. PT will tell you to...
05-05-16, 03:12 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 213,337
Posted By the_freewheeler

sign me up GA: Atlanta

sign me up
GA: Atlanta
05-05-16, 03:10 PM
05-05-16, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5,045
Views: 3,540,285
Posted By the_freewheeler

Me gusta, daddy likey!

Me gusta, daddy likey!
05-05-16, 02:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,797
Posted By the_freewheeler

Check out the Niner RLT9 Steel...

Check out the Niner RLT9 Steel (http://www.ninerbikes.com/rlt9steel), 2 star build. Comes with 105, right at your price point, and can handle the weight. Plus, I think they look awesome!
Forum: For Sale
05-05-16, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,056
Posted By the_freewheeler

Custom Bike Stands!

For sale are custom steel bicycle stands, fitting bikes from 26" to 29"/700c, designed and fabricated by myself. The finish is blackened, raw steel for a modern, elegant look.

The stands work on...
Forum: Want To Buy
04-25-16, 10:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,439
Posted By the_freewheeler

WTB: Skewers for Vintage 90's Era Road Bike

Looking for a set of vintage 90's era skewers for my Fat City Slim Chance road bike. Ideal brand would be "Ringle," but also would consider Campagnolo, Mavic, DT Swiss, or Hope to name a few.
...
04-12-16, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By the_freewheeler

I completely unintentionally posted that last...

I completely unintentionally posted that last message in "the freewheeler" account. My apologies...I logged in to that to see if I could delete that account myself and forgot to switch back to this...
04-11-16, 09:54 PM
Replies: 62,959
Views: 9,595,935
Posted By the_freewheeler

That's what I was afraid of. Appreciate the reply

That's what I was afraid of. Appreciate the reply
04-11-16, 09:04 PM
Replies: 62,959
Views: 9,595,935
Posted By the_freewheeler

De Rosa "Halfords" road frameset? It's advertised...

De Rosa "Halfords" road frameset? It's advertised as a Halfords and has that stamped at the seatstay braze-ons, but is otherwise marked as De Rosa...can anyone shed some light on that?
58cm Halfords...
04-10-16, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By the_freewheeler

Paid Elite Premium Member Subscription

Hi - Is it possible to transfer a paid membership from one account to another, in order to close an account? If I understand correctly, it is not possible to change username, so this is my only...
04-08-16, 07:36 PM
Replies: 62,959
Views: 9,595,935
Posted By the_freewheeler

Bianchi Campione - very good condition, awesome...

Bianchi Campione - very good condition, awesome paint job - $400
~ RARE ~ Classic Bianchi Campione Road Racing Bike (http://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/bik/5528999067.html)
03-31-16, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5,045
Views: 3,540,285
Posted By the_freewheeler

The bolt threads through where the seatstays meet...

The bolt threads through where the seatstays meet the seat tube, with a slot cut vertically between the two. Here are some more pictures to enjoy:...
03-15-16, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5,045
Views: 3,540,285
Posted By the_freewheeler

Humble Frameworks CX ...

Humble Frameworks CX

http://i465.photobucket.com/albums/rr16/mbbowers/IMG_3798.JPG_zpsshmmlnvq.jpg (http://s465.photobucket.com/user/mbbowers/media/IMG_3798.JPG_zpsshmmlnvq.jpg.html)
...
03-15-16, 11:01 PM
Replies: 5,045
Views: 3,540,285
Posted By the_freewheeler

Humble Frameworks CX ...

Humble Frameworks CX

http://i465.photobucket.com/albums/rr16/mbbowers/IMG_3798.JPG_zpsshmmlnvq.jpg (http://s465.photobucket.com/user/mbbowers/media/IMG_3798.JPG_zpsshmmlnvq.jpg.html)
...
03-15-16, 04:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,238
Posted By the_freewheeler

http://i465.photobucket.com/albums/rr16/mbbowers/I...

http://i465.photobucket.com/albums/rr16/mbbowers/IMG_3798.JPG_zpsshmmlnvq.jpg (http://s465.photobucket.com/user/mbbowers/media/IMG_3798.JPG_zpsshmmlnvq.jpg.html)
...
03-14-16, 02:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,238
Posted By the_freewheeler

I don't want to speak for him, but I don't see...

I don't want to speak for him, but I don't see any reason why Michael couldn't do something like that. Heck, he's probably done it before. He lets you spec what fork and construction type you...
03-13-16, 12:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,238
Posted By the_freewheeler

Rust Never Sleeps on Sofia?s AWOL Touring Bike |...

Rust Never Sleeps on Sofia?s AWOL Touring Bike | The Radavist (http://theradavist.com/2015/08/rust-never-sleeps-on-sofias-awol-touring-bike/#1)

FeO2 | Cycle EXIF (http://www.cycleexif.com/feo2)
03-13-16, 12:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,238
Posted By the_freewheeler

The finish isn't oil - it was just a step in the...

The finish isn't oil - it was just a step in the process. A certain amount of oil gets absorbed into the metal, and all the excess is wiped off. Additionally, the entire frame was thoroughly cleaned...
03-12-16, 10:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,238
Posted By the_freewheeler

I don't think you want to be clear coating...

I don't think you want to be clear coating firearms. Just reblue and keep well oiled. Invest in some moisture-absorbing packs to keep in storage with your guns. Know Browning sells them.
03-12-16, 09:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,238
Posted By the_freewheeler

I hadn't either, so I figured I'd give it a shot....

I hadn't either, so I figured I'd give it a shot. Worst case scenario would be that I sand off the patina or paint over it. Really pleased with it...doubt I'll ever see anybody else do something...
03-12-16, 08:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,238
Posted By the_freewheeler

Yes, exactly the same, aside from the metal oil...

Yes, exactly the same, aside from the metal oil and clear coat obviously. Can also be applied hot to achieve different effects.
03-12-16, 07:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,238
Posted By the_freewheeler

continued... 7. Detail after coat of metal...

continued...

7. Detail after coat of metal oil. You can see that the oil darkens the finish a bit. I used the oil to penetrate, seal and protect the patina....
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