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01-22-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 39
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Posted By dpicare26

I appreciate that. I am trying to learn. And...

I appreciate that. I am trying to learn. And yes I'm also reading 2.5mm offset for the GRX. I was also reading other threads about GRX and FD compatibility. Many people stating that their 105 or...
01-20-22, 04:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,738
Posted By dpicare26

I'm having a difficult time sourcing one of...

I'm having a difficult time sourcing one of these. Also was reading that some had issues with using HTII BB's and this crankset. I'm still considering a GRX and then possibly new RD.

Any other...
01-19-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,738
Posted By dpicare26

Cheers, that's ideally what I'm looking for. How...

Cheers, that's ideally what I'm looking for. How do you tell it's compatible with a HT2 BB?
01-19-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,738
Posted By dpicare26

I'd like to keep the BB for sure. It's a Chris...

I'd like to keep the BB for sure. It's a Chris King and it's great. I'd never even heard of an HT2 BB before. How were you able to identify it as that? Just based on the DA crank?

Edit: Just...
01-19-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,738
Posted By dpicare26

Sorry to revive an old thread, but my question...

Sorry to revive an old thread, but my question does not warrant it's own thread.
I rode a season with the above setup, and it was fine for 90% of the riding that I do. I still think I want to go...
09-10-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 960
Posted By dpicare26

I had it completely disassembled this morning. I...

I had it completely disassembled this morning. I compressed the seat stays and chainstays and tried to stress the frame in other ways. I did not find anything out of the ordinary. Also, the BB was...
09-09-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 960
Posted By dpicare26

Very nice! This bike in question is also too...

Very nice!

This bike in question is also too small for me. I normally don't see vintage specialized bikes come up too often, so this piqued my interest. Also, it's always good to have a project....
09-09-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 960
Posted By dpicare26

I believe this is a 1994. thanks for the...

I believe this is a 1994. thanks for the perspective.
09-09-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 960
Posted By dpicare26

I could not agree more. I'm definitely a...

I could not agree more. I'm definitely a steel-phile.
09-08-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 960
Posted By dpicare26

Thanks for all who have replied so far. As for...

Thanks for all who have replied so far. As for the hood replacement. It seems like the Campy Stratos were only used for one year (1994) before Stratos was replaced with Avanti. So not sure if I can...
09-07-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 960
Posted By dpicare26

Specialized CF Epic Road bike. Do I have to worry about 30 y/o CF?

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x481/epic1_405fb30f5152fb69655b655d14f68b0eaaaa346d.png...
03-10-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,738
Posted By dpicare26

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x960/stevens3_c16416c92a5a58a36a516ffe6cf4dda82f954527.png

Just thought I would update. I made a few considerations based on the feedback...
02-23-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,073
Posted By dpicare26

I suppose that answers my question: a weight...

I suppose that answers my question: a weight sacrifice. Also hadn't considered the diff. orifice diameters for each valve.
02-23-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,036
Posted By dpicare26

Happy Valley, huh? Love that place. I'm...

Happy Valley, huh? Love that place.

I'm sure we've shared some road between SC and Lewisburg. Bald Eagle SF, Poe Paddy..
02-23-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,073
Posted By dpicare26

I just got some new tires in 42mm (replacing the...

I just got some new tires in 42mm (replacing the 32's I had for some more comfort and off-road ability). I'm seeing a lot of the 700c 35-43mm tubes are Schrader valves? any drawl backs to going...
02-18-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,738
Posted By dpicare26

Thoughts on the GRX FC-RX600...

Thoughts on the GRX FC-RX600 (https://www.nashbar.com/shimano-grx-fcrx600-crankset-black-2-x-10-speed-hollowtech-ii-165mm-46-30t-efcrx600102ax60/p1008340?v=976436) compact cranks?
02-16-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,738
Posted By dpicare26

Yes I'm almost certain the RD will limit me to...

Yes I'm almost certain the RD will limit me to 29t max cassette. Is there any caveat to starting at the rear, and moving forward if necessary? Ie. changing the Deore RD and larger cassette and seeing...
02-16-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,738
Posted By dpicare26

I agree this is likely my best bet. Am I correct...

I agree this is likely my best bet. Am I correct at stating that the smallest that will fit on a 130bcd crank is 38? So there's no wiggle room there for me. I'll look at compact cranks, and also...
02-15-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,738
Posted By dpicare26

Meaning, the diameter of the inner bolts is too...

Meaning, the diameter of the inner bolts is too large for a 30t ring? Maybe I just look a new compact crankset, then?
02-15-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,738
Posted By dpicare26

So just keep existing RD and that should...

So just keep existing RD and that should accommodate larger cassette?

Any advice on crankset/chainrings?

Edit: My mistake. Thought you meant any 8 or 9 speed cassette. That's good to know...
02-15-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,738
Posted By dpicare26

Gravel gearing noob 2x

Was hoping for some advice on basic gearing considerations for gravel riding:

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...
07-08-20, 11:36 AM
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Views: 2,632,873
Posted By dpicare26

1989 Schwinn Impact ...

1989 Schwinn Impact
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/simpact1_decfd0256ad5ce0afaacf7677d9f1aed55fb17c5.jpg

1986 Ross Mt. Hood...
12-30-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 70,543
Views: 11,544,120
Posted By dpicare26

https://harrisburg.craigslist.org/bik/d/harrisburg...

https://harrisburg.craigslist.org/bik/d/harrisburg-1986-club-fuji-excellent/7046555473.html
https://images.craigslist.org/00i0i_gg2s933HzW6_1200x900.jpg
12-24-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 70,543
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Posted By dpicare26

https://harrisburg.craigslist.org/bik/d/wellsville...

https://harrisburg.craigslist.org/bik/d/wellsville-vintage-bob-jackson-racing/7043218029.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00t0t_de3wX6ijBya_1200x900.jpg
12-24-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By dpicare26

Ok, Yea, They just were not included with the...

Ok, Yea, They just were not included with the shoes. I'll get a pair of plates online somewhere. The vendor I used was cool about it, and gave me a partial refund.
12-23-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By dpicare26

Rookie MTB shoe question

So I've recently decided to try clipless MTB shoes and pedals. I have Crank Brothers egg beaters with the clips, but the shoes I bought do not have the "cleat plate", in other words, do not have the...
12-09-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,526
Posted By dpicare26

Thanks all for the info. I was able to put a...

Thanks all for the info. I was able to put a 32mm cx tire on my road wheelset rims, no problem. I think the tube I used prior was too much (32-42mm). Tried a 28/32 today, fit just fine.
12-05-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,526
Posted By dpicare26

ok,so this chart has been useful to me. Not sure...

ok,so this chart has been useful to me. Not sure why I didn't just check with Sheldon Brown first, anyway..

https://i.stack.imgur.com/EwkOp.png

I suppose that still begs the question, is there...
12-05-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,526
Posted By dpicare26

are you familiar with Bucknell University? Right...

are you familiar with Bucknell University? Right around there. It's home to an event called UnPAved, which, attending this year piqued my interests a bit in the gravel realm.

not sure I want to...
12-05-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,526
Posted By dpicare26

I tired to put a 32mm CX tire on an older rim...

I tired to put a 32mm CX tire on an older rim this year, and it just seemed too "tight" trying to squeeze the tube and the tire beads into the rim. Is that just perhaps because it was older (90's)...
12-05-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,526
Posted By dpicare26

Can someone school me on Wheelset selection?

I've spent most of my time on these forums in the C&V section, so I'm a bit of a noob with CX/gravel.

What exactly sets apart a road wheelset from a gravel/cx set? In other words, what's the...
11-04-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,556
Posted By dpicare26

I've been intrigued by BikesDirect 853...

I've been intrigued by BikesDirect 853 (http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/motobecane/cross-bikes/whipshot853steel-discbrake-crossbike-buildkit.htm) Gravel frameset.

Full Reynolds 853. Disc, thru...
10-18-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 43,615
Posted By dpicare26

I also live in central PA, and an event that you...

I also live in central PA, and an event that you may be familiar with, called UnPAved, has spurred my interest in getting into more gravel riding. I have an older Specialized Tricross comp (07) with...
10-17-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 356,708
Posted By dpicare26

Very nice. I have deep regrets for not doing...

Very nice. I have deep regrets for not doing this event.
Which distance did you ride? I'm thinking about the 90 next year.
09-23-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,042
Posted By dpicare26

1983 Puch Austro-Daimler Ultima SL...

1983 Puch Austro-Daimler Ultima SL (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycles-whats-worth-appraisals/908143-1983-puch-austro-daimler-ultima-sl-frame.html)

Here's a thread to the '83 I...
08-16-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 70,543
Views: 11,544,120
Posted By dpicare26

Could you elaborate on "death fork". I am not...

Could you elaborate on "death fork". I am not familiar.
08-16-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,798
Posted By dpicare26

I found one now that is calling out to me. Not...

I found one now that is calling out to me. Not as great of a deal though. And in Bianchigirll's back yard:

https://harrisburg.craigslist.org/bik/d/mechanicsburg-bianchi-trofeo/6955367819.html
...
08-16-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 70,543
Views: 11,544,120
Posted By dpicare26

A good price ($200) on what appears to be a 1982...

A good price ($200) on what appears to be a 1982 Trek 613. The only model I could find with Suntour Blue Line S RD and Reynolds 531 frame. I may go get this myself if I can make it happen. And...
08-15-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,347
Posted By dpicare26

It does actually sorta look like this gazetta...

It does actually sorta look like this gazetta (https://www.ebay.ie/itm/Cinelli-Gazzetta-Black-Frameset-RRP-374-99-Single-Speed-Urban-Steel-Medium-M-/151977250351). could be an aftermarket fork.
...
08-15-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,347
Posted By dpicare26

Good insight. I had an inkling not to trust them...

Good insight. I had an inkling not to trust them as authentic.
08-15-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,347
Posted By dpicare26

That's my bike :lol: trying to thin the...

That's my bike :lol:

trying to thin the herd. and yes it's a 63cm. I quite enjoy it, just do not need it.

and interestingly, the city for the PS craigslist is State college, but once on the...
08-14-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,347
Posted By dpicare26

Cinelli? Don't think so

Anyone recognize this bike? The Cinelli logos on the chainstays is throwing me off, but it looks like it could be a repainted lugged frame. The headbadge almost looks the size/shape of Trek?

I'm...
03-15-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 70,543
Views: 11,544,120
Posted By dpicare26

https://york.craigslist.org/bik/d/new-oxford-miele...

https://york.craigslist.org/bik/d/new-oxford-miele-condor-road-bike/6841898383.html
Mile Condor $120

https://images.craigslist.org/00Y0Y_cawJ3o3nxg7_1200x900.jpg
02-15-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 70,543
Views: 11,544,120
Posted By dpicare26

https://pennstate.craigslist.org/bik/d/harrisburg-...

https://pennstate.craigslist.org/bik/d/harrisburg-trek-1500-full-ultegra/6819764377.html

Aluminum Trek with full 600 Tri-color $220

https://images.craigslist.org/00n0n_1fhm9YAQh14_600x450.jpg
02-15-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 70,543
Views: 11,544,120
Posted By dpicare26

https://williamsport.craigslist.org/bik/d/montando...

https://williamsport.craigslist.org/bik/d/montandon-1985-trek-600/6801431465.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00y0y_5u33odkT65a_600x450.jpg
02-05-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,740
Posted By dpicare26

I'll second the Circuit. here's my 88/89. ...

I'll second the Circuit. here's my 88/89.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/909x679/circuit_3c86dda2288777b8d3dbd3b452ffd1a2552316ca.jpg
02-04-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 2,766,431
Posted By dpicare26

My 1989 Schwinn Circuit. Shimano 105 ...

My 1989 Schwinn Circuit. Shimano 105


https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/circuit2_fed419150289c6336ee940b32b4bac7439127d1f.jpg
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By dpicare26

Unfortunately, those are the best photos...

Unfortunately, those are the best photos currently available. Found the listing on CL. Had very little detail. Interest was piqued by Chrome socks, and crankset looked decent, from photos.
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By dpicare26

"American" bicycle?

Can anyone make out the make/model of this bicycle?

https://images.craigslist.org/00S0S_6w37OgsVYkY_1200x900.jpg

https://images.craigslist.org/01616_hSJi5TKdW2x_1200x900.jpg
08-30-18, 01:57 PM
Replies: 70,543
Views: 11,544,120
Posted By dpicare26

Chrome 70's Paramount...

Chrome 70's Paramount (https://harrisburg.craigslist.org/bik/d/early-70s-classic-chrome/6684130405.html)


https://images.craigslist.org/00V0V_gMVWEuXfauh_600x450.jpg
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