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12-30-08, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 930
Posted By J-Rad

awesome resource, thank you!

awesome resource, thank you!
12-30-08, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 930
Posted By J-Rad

Digging up an old thread. Has anybody found any...

Digging up an old thread. Has anybody found any good weekday group rides in the meantime?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-08, 12:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 802
Posted By J-Rad

I recently rented a Giant road bike from one of...

I recently rented a Giant road bike from one of the local bike rental shops (I think it was blazing saddles). Decent enough but not well maintained - the bottom bracket creaked the whole time. That...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-08, 12:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,477
Posted By J-Rad

You think Merckx and Lemond would still choose to...

You think Merckx and Lemond would still choose to ride their old bikes to race if they could choose from any of the modern day bikes? Just saying.... (Disclaimer: I am a huge fan of vintage bikes and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-08, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By J-Rad

Works in a back jersey pocket too, if you are...

Works in a back jersey pocket too, if you are riding a bike without a mount...
11-03-08, 02:43 AM
Replies: 7,742
Views: 439,530
Posted By J-Rad

FWIW, I just paid $200 for a pretty mint...

FWIW, I just paid $200 for a pretty mint condition Trek 1220 1997 aluminum frame with Shimano RSX brifters, all original stock....
10-30-08, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 513,676
Posted By J-Rad

You posted the link craigslist sent you which...

You posted the link craigslist sent you which allows youto manage the post instead of the public link to the craigslist site.

Oops.
10-29-08, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By J-Rad

Good point. I was talking about the East side...

Good point. I was talking about the East side climb...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-08, 09:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,585
Posted By J-Rad

Go for #3. You'll more than reward your local...

Go for #3. You'll more than reward your local bike shop with all off the accessories and other little "fit parts" you will end of buying. Supposedly (I could be entirely wrong about this), bike shops...
10-29-08, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By J-Rad

I did 92 to Skyline to the top yesterday (Tues)...

I did 92 to Skyline to the top yesterday (Tues) at around 3PM. Saw a couple of other roadies, but it was mostly just a steady stream of cars. On the way up, it's not too bad b/c it is so curvy that...
10-24-08, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 93,627
Posted By J-Rad

Yup. Still a nice inexpensive Nitto quill stem...

Yup. Still a nice inexpensive Nitto quill stem though, if that's what you're after.
10-24-08, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 93,627
Posted By J-Rad

In the short quill length, they go up to 130mm. ...

In the short quill length, they go up to 130mm.

http://cgi.ebay.com/Nitto-Technomic-Road-Stem---130mm-x-25.4mm---SQ_W0QQitemZ200264818596QQcmdZViewItemQQimsxZ20081018?IMSfp=TL081018103007r25980
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-08, 01:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By J-Rad

Or if you're a woman, look for the Brooks B17S....

Or if you're a woman, look for the Brooks B17S. Short and wide, my wife loves hers.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-08, 01:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,995
Posted By J-Rad

Learn to ride a fixed gear bike. Problem solved.

Learn to ride a fixed gear bike. Problem solved.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-08, 11:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 740
Posted By J-Rad

I had the same problem, switched to the Toupe and...

I had the same problem, switched to the Toupe and have been happy every since.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-08, 11:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,073
Posted By J-Rad

Wow. Just wow.

Wow. Just wow.
10-09-08, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 93,627
Posted By J-Rad

PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-08, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By J-Rad

This is the right answer.

This is the right answer.
10-08-08, 01:11 AM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 93,627
Posted By J-Rad

WTB: 8 speed brifters. Anyone have any for sale?

WTB: 8 speed brifters. Anyone have any for sale?
Forum: For Sale
10-08-08, 01:09 AM
Replies: 1,365
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 343,085
Posted By J-Rad

Have: White Specialized Toupe Saddle, 143mm ...

Have: White Specialized Toupe Saddle, 143mm
Want: White Specialized Toupe Saddle, 155mm
10-08-08, 01:07 AM
Replies: 3,422
Views: 412,240
Posted By J-Rad

Have: White Specialized Toupe Saddle, 143mm ...

Have: White Specialized Toupe Saddle, 143mm
Want: White Specialized Toupe Saddle, 155mm

Also looking for 8-speed brifters, let me know if you have any you are looking to get rid of.
10-01-08, 12:39 AM
Replies: 3,422
Views: 412,240
Posted By J-Rad

Have: Black Fizik Arione Ti Want: White Fizik...

Have: Black Fizik Arione Ti
Want: White Fizik Aliante or White Specialized Toupe 155mm
Forum: For Sale
10-01-08, 12:39 AM
Replies: 1,365
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 343,085
Posted By J-Rad

Have: Black Fizik Arione Ti Want: White Fizik...

Have: Black Fizik Arione Ti
Want: White Fizik Aliante or White Specialized Toupe 155mm
09-15-08, 08:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,201
Posted By J-Rad

No, it won't harm your saddle. And yes, you...

No, it won't harm your saddle. And yes, you should Proofide or SnoSeal or whatever, sooner rather than later (just to protect it). If you're going to do it (and you should), why wait?
09-10-08, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By J-Rad

Bummer. Thanks Scooper.

Bummer. Thanks Scooper.
09-10-08, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By J-Rad

Does that mean my 1961 Schwinn Paramount with...

Does that mean my 1961 Schwinn Paramount with chromed fork stays, Nervex head lugs, and rear dropouts might be fully chromed underneath? Chroming those parts was an option in 1961 that the guy I...
Forum: For Sale
09-09-08, 04:13 AM
Replies: 1,365
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 343,085
Posted By J-Rad

I have a standard Brooks B17, looking for a B17...

I have a standard Brooks B17, looking for a B17 narrow. PM sent.

http://www.johannesandchristina.com/eBay/B17_1.jpg

http://www.johannesandchristina.com/eBay/B17_2.jpg
08-26-08, 10:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,659
Posted By J-Rad

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMEhescEBaE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMEhescEBaE
08-20-08, 02:09 AM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 513,676
Posted By J-Rad

Have: Brooks B17 Sprinter Limited Edition,...

Have: Brooks B17 Sprinter Limited Edition, titanium rails. Similar in width to Kashimax track saddles. Used for 2 rides, perfect condition (can send photos of actual saddle, stock photo below.)
...
Forum: For Sale
08-20-08, 02:07 AM
Replies: 1,365
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 343,085
Posted By J-Rad

Have: Brooks B17 Sprinter Limited Edition,...

Have: Brooks B17 Sprinter Limited Edition, titanium rails, used for 2 rides, perfect condition (can send photos of actual saddle, stock photo below.)

http://www.wallbike.com/jpgs/sprinterside.jpg...
08-19-08, 09:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,386
Posted By J-Rad

You'll understand better when if you try to...

You'll understand better when if you try to switch back to a single speed. I had the same thoughts when I started riding fixed. Then I tried to switch back to a regular road bike and suddenly, I...
08-19-08, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 513,676
Posted By J-Rad

Want: Suntour Superbe Pro Track Bottom Bracket...

Want: Suntour Superbe Pro Track Bottom Bracket (symmetrical 109mm spindle)

Have: Sugino 75 NJS Bottom Bracket, Black Brooks B17 saddle, Suntour Superbe Pro Double Road Crank, forbidden item
08-19-08, 06:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,988
Posted By J-Rad

+1.

+1.
08-17-08, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By J-Rad

it's a huffy.

it's a huffy.
08-14-08, 07:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,963
Posted By J-Rad

it looks like harriscyclery.com has them in stock

it looks like harriscyclery.com has them in stock
08-14-08, 07:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,577
Posted By J-Rad

I started with a bare frame. The rest of the bike...

I started with a bare frame. The rest of the bike is made of solid but not fancy parts and cost $800 (not including the frame).

It was about twice as much as I had budgeted.
08-14-08, 08:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,282
Posted By J-Rad

I found that the shorter 167.5mm arm length on my...

I found that the shorter 167.5mm arm length on my track crank vs. 175mm on my road bike feels significantly easier on the knees. You can buy short road cranks too but track bikes often come stock...
08-14-08, 01:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By J-Rad

jealous. make it classy.

jealous. make it classy.
08-14-08, 01:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,282
Posted By J-Rad

Best online calculator: ...

Best online calculator:

http://software.bareknucklebrigade.com/rabbit.applet.html
08-13-08, 01:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,970
Posted By J-Rad

^^^ agreed.

^^^ agreed.
08-05-08, 02:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By J-Rad

^^^

^^^
08-03-08, 12:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,570
Posted By J-Rad

Ditto.

Ditto.
08-02-08, 01:51 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,473,882
Posted By J-Rad

Sweet project. Good luck.

Sweet project. Good luck.
08-02-08, 12:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 898
Posted By J-Rad

If you're getting the Kilo (recommended), go for...

If you're getting the Kilo (recommended), go for the 60cm. I'm 6'4" and the 57cm was too small for me.
07-27-08, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2,546
Views: 390,266
Posted By J-Rad

1978 Raleigh Competition GS converted to a fixed...

1978 Raleigh Competition GS converted to a fixed gear. Original campy headset/bottom bracket, stem, and handlebars. Rounded out with a vintage Suntour Superbe Pro Track crankset and a Brooks B17...
07-19-08, 12:12 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,473,882
Posted By J-Rad

64cm or 25.5". I'm 6'4" and it fits me great...

64cm or 25.5". I'm 6'4" and it fits me great :).
07-19-08, 12:07 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,473,882
Posted By J-Rad

'78 Raleigh Competition GS frameset - full...

'78 Raleigh Competition GS frameset - full Reynolds 531 main tubing and forks with Campagnolo dropouts. Handlebars (flop and chop), stem, headset, and bottom bracket are all original stock. Suntour...
06-25-08, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 929
Posted By J-Rad

Some Kilo TTs (or most) have an Octalink BB which...

Some Kilo TTs (or most) have an Octalink BB which won't fit 75s. But why not just pull the BB from your KHS too and swap them both out if you don't have a square tapered BB on your Kilo? Not hard to...
06-18-08, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By J-Rad

Buy the Tange and you should be fine. There are...

Buy the Tange and you should be fine. There are always lots of reasons that your chainline could or will be off, but getting the correct spindle length gives you the best shot up front of getting it...
06-18-08, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By J-Rad

Make sure your chainline is correct with the new...

Make sure your chainline is correct with the new Sugino crank. Most Sugino track cranks require a 103mm spindle length to achieve a chainline of 42mm (which is what most track hubs end up having). ...
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