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03-11-20, 12:19 PM
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Posted By Dalvis

Oh, the chain is definitely too long. I assumed...

Oh, the chain is definitely too long. I assumed the chain was the appropriate length (it came with the 7800 group). I was wrong.
I may have spent too much building it up. At the end of the day, I...
03-10-20, 01:19 PM
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Views: 7,888
Posted By Dalvis

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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The is the frame without the clear coat...
03-10-20, 01:12 PM
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Views: 7,888
Posted By Dalvis

Update #2...

Update #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) . I teach in Fulton county schools in ga. We made national news. A teacher in our system has the coronavirus. That...
03-10-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,888
Posted By Dalvis

I need 2 more post before I can upload pics. ...

I need 2 more post before I can upload pics.
update #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) . The fork is bent. Do you know how many threadless 1 in forks are...
02-22-20, 02:27 PM
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Posted By Dalvis

I don't know why, but I can't post pics. The...

I don't know why, but I can't post pics. The frame looks much better without the clear coat. I waxed it, but decided that scotch Brite red gave a better finish.

The frame/fork and wheels are at a...
02-17-20, 07:52 PM
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Views: 7,888
Posted By Dalvis

Funny. That's what I used. It more than 5 minutes...

Funny. That's what I used. It more than 5 minutes though. I probably didn't use it correctly because I had to apply it several times. At this point I have had way more than $100 in entertainment.
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02-17-20, 05:18 PM
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Views: 7,888
Posted By Dalvis

After a bit of research on eBay (someone was...

After a bit of research on eBay (someone was selling the exact frame as I have). I think I have a few answers. It is a Mongoose frame from the early 2000s. I looked up TST sandvik and Mongoose....
02-12-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,888
Posted By Dalvis

You're good. It's 61 cm C-T. My current bike is...

You're good. It's 61 cm C-T. My current bike is 60 cm. I'm 5-11 with a 32 in inseam. I had a 58 cm when I was in high school and I like the way the 60 cm fits. It may not be the "perfect" size, but I...
02-11-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,888
Posted By Dalvis

You guys are awesome. I started pulling parts off...

You guys are awesome. I started pulling parts off and it looks like I'll need a new handle bar and possibly a new fork (the bottom of the steering tube is scored).

I almost wish it you didn't...
02-10-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,888
Posted By Dalvis

It has ksyrium elite wheels. The rear is good,...

It has ksyrium elite wheels. The rear is good, but the front needs to be trued.
02-10-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,888
Posted By Dalvis

Thank you for making me feel better about my...

Thank you for making me feel better about my impulse buy. At the very least I will have fun building up a bike.


Sorry about starting two threads. The general consensus is that I got a good deal...
02-10-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,888
Posted By Dalvis

Just bought a titanium road bike for $100: it needs some help.

I saw an ad on Nextdoor for the bike. It was 1/4 mile from my house. The next thing I remember is putting on my work stand and taking things off to clean.

no labels on the frame (I'm guessing...
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