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06-01-13, 11:19 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 261,952
Posted By Creme Brulee

more mtbs plz... late 80s early 90s ridgerunners!

more mtbs plz... late 80s early 90s ridgerunners!
05-29-13, 11:25 PM
Replies: 8,146
Views: 2,554,623
Posted By Creme Brulee

keep the kickstand

keep the kickstand
05-28-13, 10:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 22,908
Posted By Creme Brulee

i think triple crosses are cool. those still go...

i think triple crosses are cool. those still go for cheapish
05-28-13, 12:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By Creme Brulee

the dirt drop is better if you need the bars up...

the dirt drop is better if you need the bars up high. It'll extend as the crow flies and likely feel stiffer because you don't have as much quill showing. plus i think they're cool
05-08-13, 11:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,515
Posted By Creme Brulee

if you like being upright and touring/camping...

if you like being upright and touring/camping ditch the drops and get some albatross bars. but if you're set on drops... 48 noodles
05-01-13, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8,146
Views: 2,554,623
Posted By Creme Brulee

you should try to get her to like it! that looks...

you should try to get her to like it! that looks like a great bike. Maybe some swept back bars and smooth tires? girlfriends/wives like that stuff
05-01-13, 09:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,838
Posted By Creme Brulee

i love bikes that have been used and look it....

i love bikes that have been used and look it. that legnano has no safety issue, so i say keep riding it! that handlebar tape on the page before is also very very nice
04-28-13, 10:21 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 11,083
Posted By Creme Brulee

well i like it. Its more interesting than another...

well i like it. Its more interesting than another wimpy de rosa or masi or whatever... you can do way more with it as well. i too didn't like sloping top tubes, but functionally on mixed terrain...
04-25-13, 09:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,330
Posted By Creme Brulee

i avoid church like the devil, but I can tell you...

i avoid church like the devil, but I can tell you how I figure out what category a bike falls into.
#1: Tire Clearance. a daily grinder bike should at least be able to fit a 35 or above in my book....
04-21-13, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 935,659
Posted By Creme Brulee

keep the bars! they exude class and practicality...

keep the bars! they exude class and practicality like no drop bar can

the chain looks a little long though
04-21-13, 10:45 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,794
Posted By Creme Brulee

brown is great and do you really need star cut...

brown is great and do you really need star cut outs anyway? yours looks better. I actually kind of like the yellow...
04-17-13, 09:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 996
Posted By Creme Brulee

looks low end ;)

looks low end ;)
04-16-13, 12:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By Creme Brulee

Actually I guess that wouldn't really help with...

Actually I guess that wouldn't really help with easy on easy off... Just more standover.
04-16-13, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By Creme Brulee

Convert a caliper'd 27 wheeled sport touring...

Convert a caliper'd 27 wheeled sport touring frame with tight-ish clearances to 650b. You will love it
04-05-13, 02:29 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,479
Posted By Creme Brulee

here we go

here we go
03-28-13, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,307
Posted By Creme Brulee

ive had that bike. it is great. do not take off...

ive had that bike. it is great. do not take off the rack! it is made for that bike and is a really fine rack. if you ever get the chance, convert it to 700c. most canti's are adjustable enough to...
03-23-13, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,278
Posted By Creme Brulee

nitto... they're the best

nitto... they're the best
03-22-13, 07:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,289
Posted By Creme Brulee

poor bike's got diabetes!

poor bike's got diabetes!
Replies: 7
Views: 1,419
Posted By Creme Brulee

how much do you weigh? you're going to want...

how much do you weigh?

you're going to want lower gearing than that for big sur
03-20-13, 12:08 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 18,926
Posted By Creme Brulee

thats a nice looking bike! the taper and bend of...

thats a nice looking bike! the taper and bend of the fork are cool looking
03-19-13, 09:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,024
Posted By Creme Brulee

also i might add.. trying to clip in or slip in...

also i might add.. trying to clip in or slip in on a fully loaded bike on a steep grade from a full stop can be incredibly difficult.
03-19-13, 09:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,024
Posted By Creme Brulee

hmm i don't agree that having your foot locked...

hmm i don't agree that having your foot locked into one spot reduces stress on your knees. I kind of like to move my foot around depending on how i feel, what the terrain is and if i want to stretch...
03-19-13, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7,360
Views: 3,210,552
Posted By Creme Brulee

i find the modulation with a roller cam is...

i find the modulation with a roller cam is unnnnparalleled!
03-18-13, 09:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,024
Posted By Creme Brulee

no... this one. ...

no... this one.
http://www.rivbike.com/product-p/pe3.htm

i rode from sf to la on them. felt great! my buddy rode with clicky inny shoes and got knee pain first day out, i don't have any proof but...
Forum: Foo
03-18-13, 09:19 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 18,266
Posted By Creme Brulee

i hate cars. i hate seeing car after car, suv...

i hate cars. i hate seeing car after car, suv after suv, taking some lone texting blob to work 1 and 1/2 miles away. they think i'm obnoxious!
03-17-13, 06:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,206
Posted By Creme Brulee

nice work

nice work
03-16-13, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7,360
Views: 3,210,552
Posted By Creme Brulee

fair nuff... i guess there aren't a shortage of...

fair nuff... i guess there aren't a shortage of cimarrons.
03-16-13, 08:30 PM
03-16-13, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7,360
Views: 3,210,552
Posted By Creme Brulee

whyyyy?! they don't weigh anything! the bike is...

whyyyy?! they don't weigh anything! the bike is already a brick who cares about tiny eyelets? now the bike is half as useful as it was
03-13-13, 10:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,993
Posted By Creme Brulee

easy. a fat tire bike with swept back bars....

easy. a fat tire bike with swept back bars. also... mixtes. and even more so when they are fat tired
03-13-13, 09:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,139
Posted By Creme Brulee

homophobia aside, all of us on this forum know...

homophobia aside, all of us on this forum know that we can get a really super nice vintage bike for 600 dollars, but most people, if you can believe it, don't want to learn about old bikes, whats...
03-10-13, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,194
Posted By Creme Brulee

If it is indeed a common size, try to find a...

If it is indeed a common size, try to find a quill seatpost
03-10-13, 01:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,337
Posted By Creme Brulee

25.8 for my crested butte...

25.8 for my crested butte...
03-09-13, 12:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,163
Posted By Creme Brulee

ouch... quick release not tightened?

ouch... quick release not tightened?
03-08-13, 02:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 26,802
Posted By Creme Brulee

It feels quasi recumbent... In the best possible...

It feels quasi recumbent... In the best possible way!
03-08-13, 12:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 26,802
Posted By Creme Brulee

The angle of the fork and head tube are so slack...

The angle of the fork and head tube are so slack that it pushes the rack way out in front of the bike making steering kind of funky. Also I dont like the whole faux Frenchy style of it anyway. It...
03-08-13, 01:41 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 26,802
Posted By Creme Brulee

its a zimbale... its a lock up bag. i've since...

its a zimbale... its a lock up bag. i've since ditched that vo rack thank goodness
03-04-13, 12:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,125
Posted By Creme Brulee

It is better but I feel that once you pass...

It is better but I feel that once you pass certain point in performance it doesn't really matter. How much better than good shifting does one really need?
03-01-13, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,640
Posted By Creme Brulee

It's okay that the bike touches your jeans. Can't...

It's okay that the bike touches your jeans. Can't go wrong with the mks sneaker pedals! I think they're around 28 dollars and they work great with chucks vans etc

Oh also using a pedal wrench......
03-01-13, 12:35 PM
03-01-13, 12:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,937
Posted By Creme Brulee

At least Sachs still keeps it real in these...

At least Sachs still keeps it real in these trying times of "ogres".

As for sloping top tubes, I used to hate them and i still do on road bikes. (sub 6 degrees is okay though). But on any bike...
02-27-13, 10:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,937
Posted By Creme Brulee

i also fail to see how that cherubim could...

i also fail to see how that cherubim could possibly be considered a good city bike. everybody who's posted in the mtb drop bar conversion thread has a city bike 100 times better than that.
...
02-27-13, 10:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,937
Posted By Creme Brulee

those gangls or whatever... the decals and...

those gangls or whatever... the decals and pantographing seem to be direct rips from de rosa... is there a connection there that i'm not aware of?
02-27-13, 10:06 PM
Replies: 21,068
Views: 3,924,702
Posted By Creme Brulee

holy crap that pantographing is great

holy crap that pantographing is great
02-27-13, 09:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,937
Posted By Creme Brulee

i think all of these bikes should be ridden 300...

i think all of these bikes should be ridden 300 miles before being brought in to show
02-27-13, 09:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,937
Posted By Creme Brulee

wow a lot of that is... not so good. de rosa rip...

wow a lot of that is... not so good. de rosa rip offs? i'll take that old potts over any of the other bikes pictured.
02-27-13, 10:52 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,902
Posted By Creme Brulee

i liked the bar tape how you got it... thats a...

i liked the bar tape how you got it... thats a beauty!
02-27-13, 10:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 26,802
Posted By Creme Brulee

sometimes i put my hands in the middle of my bar...

sometimes i put my hands in the middle of my bar to mimic a drop bar.. it's kind of like your body is making a big c shape because the pedals are so far forward of the saddle. not a good position.
02-27-13, 10:44 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 26,802
Posted By Creme Brulee

dont do drops. the angles are so slack it would...

dont do drops. the angles are so slack it would put you in a really weird position. maaaybe moustache? they'd have to be really high and close to you though. a jitensha/map bar would be cool. or a...
02-26-13, 10:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 26,802
Posted By Creme Brulee

i wish mine had a regular 22.2 steerer... or that...

i wish mine had a regular 22.2 steerer... or that they made a nitto tallux in a 21.1
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