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Posted By Jeebs Fat

Vintage First-Run Dura-Ace Groupset New in Box

There's something on Ebay right now that someone might be interested in. Not sure what it will ultimately go for, but it's sitting at a cool $200 right now. What do you guys think this will go for?
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12-31-08, 10:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 866
Posted By Jeebs Fat

Did you lose only the powerlink? They sell those...

Did you lose only the powerlink? They sell those alone for $5 or so.
12-31-08, 08:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,109
Posted By Jeebs Fat

Used dura ace cranks for $170: worth for it a first fixie build

Hey,

I am building up an old schwinn world sport that I love so much as my first fixed gear bike. I am going to repaint it properly and I am really stoked. I got a cheap wheelset for it. They are...
08-27-08, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By Jeebs Fat

good bike? solid buy? pointers on specific components? thx!

http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/motobecane/fantom_trail08.htm

I am a bit new to mountain biking. have been doing road for some time and do all my own work so I am savvy with mechanical stuff....
06-02-08, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By Jeebs Fat

Sorry, editing takes to long. You know, two...

Sorry, editing takes to long. You know, two clicks or so is way too much effort!
06-02-08, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By Jeebs Fat

shoes question(s) -- with pics!

I have these shoes.
http://www.theriverhouseonline.com/images/d/dd/DSCN4793.JPG
They came with four of these red things that replace these screws under the toe....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-08, 11:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,123
Posted By Jeebs Fat

http://sheldonbrown.com/flats.html#tireinspection...

http://sheldonbrown.com/flats.html#tireinspection

+1

Also...

Mr. Tuffy tire liners are priceless!
Thorn tubes help also!
Get a tire with a puncture resistant kevlar belt.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-08, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By Jeebs Fat

+1 Once you hone those traffic riding...

+1

Once you hone those traffic riding reflexes and instincts, it can be exhilirating and empowering to ride through traffic with gusto. But trust me, it will wear off and you will think, "Why was...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-08, 06:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,890
Posted By Jeebs Fat

only grunts and exagerated groans

only grunts and exagerated groans
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-08, 05:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,198
Posted By Jeebs Fat

That's the way to do it! Screw the car, just ride...

That's the way to do it! Screw the car, just ride bikes (plural)!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-08, 05:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By Jeebs Fat

Yeah, what is caster angle?

Yeah, what is caster angle?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-08, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By Jeebs Fat

nice deal... why can't i find those!!! ...

nice deal... why can't i find those!!!

...bah... leave the fork, it's fine...

or do whatever you want and don't listen to dumb people!
05-23-08, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By Jeebs Fat

just get a job. you will be fine. you will learn...

just get a job. you will be fine. you will learn much in the first two weeks. but you will be fine. just go apply or whatever.
05-22-08, 10:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 206
Posted By Jeebs Fat

Cane Creek shows great customer service

I had been happily using your SCX-5 Cantilever Brakes for about 4 months and they had remained maintenance-free ever since. However, yesterday, a spring from a front caliper arm failed. It simply...
Forum: Touring
05-18-08, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Jeebs Fat

Are these shoes good value / good for touring ?

http://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?category=&subcategory=&brand=&sku=22669&storetype=estore&estoreid=1292&pagename=Estore%3A%20Shoe%20Savings

or should I stick with something like the "Roam" found...
05-16-08, 06:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 310
Posted By Jeebs Fat

Cannondale shoes... are the higher end worth it?

I have had a pair of "Cannondale Roam" for a while and I really love them!

Nashbar is having a shoe sale right now and the Roam's are for sale for $43.
...
05-15-08, 08:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 378
Posted By Jeebs Fat

Cannondale shoes... Anyone use the "High Performance MTB"?

I have had a pair of "Cannondale Roam" for a while and I really love them!

Nashbar is having a shoe sale right now and the Roam's are for sale for $43.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-08, 06:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 757
Posted By Jeebs Fat

I want to fight car drivers, too. I just don't...

I want to fight car drivers, too. I just don't want to get stabed or shot. (Baltimore, MD)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-08, 09:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,728
Posted By Jeebs Fat

I always stop also. Pumps > CO2!!!

I always stop also. Pumps > CO2!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-08, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By Jeebs Fat

Top-bottom static weight issues should only...

Top-bottom static weight issues should only affect the stability of the bike. I guess.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-08, 04:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,134
Posted By Jeebs Fat

Huzzah! I just got the same bike. It is a great...

Huzzah! I just got the same bike. It is a great bike. I recently got into the shorts and jerseys and stuff as well. I feel like more of a roadie now, too. I am a messenger and will be riding cross...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-08, 10:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,875
Posted By Jeebs Fat

Once, repeat, once I broke the valve and had the...

Once, repeat, once I broke the valve and had the black plastic cap in my hand. I screwed it on asap and managed to limp home. I had no tube because I am super-duper idiot face.
Replies: 16
Views: 924
Posted By Jeebs Fat

Sealskinz are very great. I used them all though...

Sealskinz are very great. I used them all though the bitter winter in any wet weather messengering. 40F seems a little warm for them. You will probably sweat like crazy and be wet from that, but at...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-08, 05:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,379
Posted By Jeebs Fat

If the dramatic ratio change is what's bothering...

If the dramatic ratio change is what's bothering you, why not shift up two or three in the rear at the same time that you shift down to the 34 in front. I do this consistently on any setup. It keeps...
04-15-08, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By Jeebs Fat

Yeah, eveything is "not found". I got some stuff...

Yeah, eveything is "not found". I got some stuff from them about a month ago, too. I recommend them.
04-15-08, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By Jeebs Fat

Where did ZERIE go?

Anyone know what happened to Zerie? Their wbesite is empty!
www.zerieusa.com
Replies: 27
Views: 2,196
Posted By Jeebs Fat

Just practice clipping in and out. You will get...

Just practice clipping in and out. You will get used to it and it will be nothing to get out of them.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-08, 06:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,345
Posted By Jeebs Fat

In the 105 price range, it seems that Specialized...

In the 105 price range, it seems that Specialized > Trek. Will I get slammed for saying this?
04-13-08, 06:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,300
Posted By Jeebs Fat

A little more to the story...

There is actually a funny/crazy story that goes along with this stuff:

My car was broken into and the components were inside and stolen. I said, "***** there gone, I suck!" I cried and tried to...
04-13-08, 06:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,300
Posted By Jeebs Fat

Ok, this makes sense. I thought that the seatpost...

Ok, this makes sense. I thought that the seatpost maybe looked newer than the rest. Same with the rear derailleur. I guess my group is a little more mismatched than I wanted.

About the american...
04-13-08, 06:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,300
Posted By Jeebs Fat

That's why I think I should go grab that Windsor,...

That's why I think I should go grab that Windsor, if the guy ever gets in contact with me!



I am trying!!! To find the right frame is exactly what I want to do. I have had the stuff for quite...
04-12-08, 08:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,300
Posted By Jeebs Fat

I did hear about the Fuji Ace and have been...

I did hear about the Fuji Ace and have been keeping my eyes out for one.
Again, what about this bike: http://baltimore.craigslist.org/bik/639150479.html
Even if not ideal for my purposes, it seems...
04-12-08, 06:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,300
Posted By Jeebs Fat

First Generation Dura-Ace needs a frame and advice...

Greetings all,

I would really like to do this project right, so I may need some advice...

I have inherited from my father an almost full group of what is thought to be first generation Dura-Ace...
04-11-08, 05:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By Jeebs Fat

What U.S. television network is airing Paris - Roubaix?

I want to watch! And record onto a tape! I can't find anything!
04-05-08, 09:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,012
Posted By Jeebs Fat

"... landed 12-15 ft. below in a rockbed on my...

"... landed 12-15 ft. below in a rockbed on my head."

wow. count your lucky stars.
04-05-08, 09:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,215
Posted By Jeebs Fat

I use my Redline Conquest Pro for messenger work...

I use my Redline Conquest Pro for messenger work with 25mm slicks, full fenders, and disk brakes (very soon). I would do more trails etc. if I wasn't too lazy to switch tires or too poor to have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-08, 03:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,418
Posted By Jeebs Fat

It's all 100% psychological.

It's all 100% psychological.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-08, 03:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,386
Posted By Jeebs Fat

LSD? I am geussing you are refering to something...

LSD? I am geussing you are refering to something other than the hallucinogen. I just don't know what it is...
04-04-08, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 744
Posted By Jeebs Fat

About the spacer idea: DUH! I never thought of...

About the spacer idea: DUH! I never thought of that somehow! Thanks!
04-03-08, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 744
Posted By Jeebs Fat

2006 Redline Conquest Pro: Fenders & Disk Brakes?

I have this bike which has disk brake mounts and fender mounts. I just mounted full Planet Bike's Freddy Hardcore fenders and realized that the fender braces slightly seem to interfere with where the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-08, 08:47 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,339
Posted By Jeebs Fat

"What is the point of this thread? To point at a...

"What is the point of this thread? To point at a fat guy and laugh at him? Seems pretty juvenile..."
+1
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-08, 09:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,767
Posted By Jeebs Fat

My cables are not crossed.

My cables are not crossed.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-08, 01:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,767
Posted By Jeebs Fat

Not mine!

Not mine!
Forum: Touring
03-30-08, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,141
Posted By Jeebs Fat

Ok, I geuss I mean to ask whether if the...

Ok, I geuss I mean to ask whether if the Specialized Toupe saddle has a race specific design to it that would make it impractical for touring.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-08, 08:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,767
Posted By Jeebs Fat

/\ Is it the silvery color? Those are pretty!

/\
Is it the silvery color? Those are pretty!
Forum: Touring
03-30-08, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,141
Posted By Jeebs Fat

Toupe for touring?

Any thoughts on using a Specialized Toupe for a supported cross-country tour? (85 miles per day average)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-08, 06:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,767
Posted By Jeebs Fat

Actually, the 2008 Allez Elite has Tiagra with a...

Actually, the 2008 Allez Elite has Tiagra with a 105 rear where as the Tarmac Elite has full 105. I will reiterate that I have yet to see the real difference in quality between the two. Is the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-08, 06:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,767
Posted By Jeebs Fat

The Allez Elite is a really nice bike and...

The Allez Elite is a really nice bike and tiagra's quality isn't all that much below 105 in my humble experience. Of course, I haven't ridden my 2008 Allez Elite enough to get to the point of wearing...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-08, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By Jeebs Fat

I think missing links are such that you seperate...

I think missing links are such that you seperate them by pinching the plates and push them together...
Is the powerlink the same?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-08, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By Jeebs Fat

Powerlink = Missing Link ?

Powerlink = Missing Link ?
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