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07-13-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 63,607
Posted By pressed001

Gorgeous bikes. Those hubs do look cool.

Gorgeous bikes. Those hubs do look cool.
Replies: 31
Views: 14,946
Posted By pressed001

Hello Bobbin, Never saw a doc as the evidence...

Hello Bobbin,
Never saw a doc as the evidence was extremely clear after ingesting that electrolyte water. Since this post I have not had this issue return.
05-16-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 836
Posted By pressed001

Thanks a lot, Dave. The drive-train took me a...

Thanks a lot, Dave. The drive-train took me a long time to decide on, especially the crank. I kind of miss the way XTR shifts but with the price/weight difference it was a no-brainer. I ride XC but...
05-14-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 836
Posted By pressed001

On-One 456 (original) size L On-One CrMo fork...

On-One 456 (original) size L
On-One CrMo fork (440 atc, QR)
Custom made wheels: WI XMR hubs with a Shimano MS freehub, a mix of sapim cx-ray (F+R) and race (R DS only), brass sapim polyax nipples...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-20, 02:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,115
Posted By pressed001

I am glad that I could find this thread again. I...

I am glad that I could find this thread again. I purchased a stand-alone gauge and found that my old pump gauge was way off. That 70 PSI is actually more like 55-60.
05-03-20, 01:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 836
Posted By pressed001

Hello, for anyone that is interested, the build...

Hello, for anyone that is interested, the build is finished and can be seen here (https://forums.mtbr.com/26er-bikes/cu-one-456-build-1127457.html). I didn't want to double post.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,702
Posted By pressed001

There sure are a lot of murals in this graffiti...

There sure are a lot of murals in this graffiti thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,702
Posted By pressed001

Finished this Cu plated On-One 456 build last...

Finished this Cu plated On-One 456 build last week. The entire album can be seen here (https://postimg.cc/gallery/rxcQHV1).

https://i.postimg.cc/T2LBpzRZ/DSC5333.jpg (https://postimg.cc/9z2LkNwp)...
04-21-20, 02:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,614
Posted By pressed001

Thanks for the clarification. That makes sense....

Thanks for the clarification. That makes sense. For my '95 GT I use a 110mm stem to get the position right. Drop bars would work if I used a super short stem. This whole discussion makes me...
04-20-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,614
Posted By pressed001

Absolutely true. I was more thinking about drop...

Absolutely true. I was more thinking about drop converted mountain bikes. But if you've got a CX frame, then it only makes sense since the bike is made for that geometry. I also assumed that one...
04-15-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,614
Posted By pressed001

Hey my man. I love the rigid but dayum those...

Hey my man. I love the rigid but dayum those tires are heavy @ 1300g per tire. The 29x3" weigh slightly less, which is weird. But they use a different compound. Anyway. Still looks like a fun bike to...
04-15-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By pressed001

I really like the way the SLC's look. The weight...

I really like the way the SLC's look. The weight it negligible though. So, buy them if the look is worth it to you.

Regarding the pads. I love kool-stop pads for my rim brakes. But I gotta say the...
04-13-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By pressed001

Hey now. That just might be my next brake!...

Hey now. That just might be my next brake! UberBike makes some great stuff too, btw.

Thanks.
04-12-20, 03:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By pressed001

TRP Spyre ...

TRP Spyre (https://road.cc/content/review/90569-trp-spyre-mechanical-disc-brake)are the hands-down, lightest weight, highest performance mechanical disc brakes. I use mine with BBB BBS-53...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-20, 02:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,014
Posted By pressed001

My post has been edited to reflect this. Thanks...

My post has been edited to reflect this. Thanks for the correction.



You would be correct if the business structure at Enve hadn't changed. Enve had (has?) a passion for producing exclusive...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,014
Posted By pressed001

You have to walk them around the rim with the...

You have to walk them around the rim with the tire lever until they get worked in enough and positioned perfectly enough to give that tiny bit of play necessary to throw it over the rim.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,702
Posted By pressed001

I'm cheating. It's not my bike but my daughter. I...

I'm cheating. It's not my bike but my daughter. I just love the pic though!

https://i.postimg.cc/KzdG2qmn/DSC0324.jpg (https://postimg.cc/ZBxtPLBR)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,014
Posted By pressed001

I am surprised that no one has mentioned WHY Enve...

I am surprised that no one has mentioned WHY Enve is now releasing cheaper wheels: they were acquired by Mavic. Edit: That was incorrect. Amer Sports, who had previously owned Mavic, along with many...
04-09-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,614
Posted By pressed001

Yeah, drops and off-road do not go together. The...

Yeah, drops and off-road do not go together. The weight is just too far forward. Gravel bikes are more for smooth gravel paths which I could see being pretty fun for going fast in an aero position.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,702
Posted By pressed001

https://i.postimg.cc/0QRw3yKf/DSC2153s.jpg...

https://i.postimg.cc/0QRw3yKf/DSC2153s.jpg (https://postimg.cc/Jyx0HmqD)
01-24-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,499
Posted By pressed001

Right. I think there may be some money to be had...

Right. I think there may be some money to be had for a small company who offers good, modernized 26" rim brake rims. Hell, I ride primarily in dry summer conditions and would even consider a carbon...
01-23-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 63,607
Posted By pressed001

No, sir. Early 90's Zaskar, OK! In fact, I am...

No, sir. Early 90's Zaskar, OK! In fact, I am really happy I got my Tempest. 7005 Aluminum is actually stiffer than the 6061 of the Zaskars. The 6061 was only preferred because it was easier to weld....
01-23-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,499
Posted By pressed001

I think that has a lot to do with disc brakes. I...

I think that has a lot to do with disc brakes. I can't build a modern wheelset with rim brakes. For example: carbon, 30mm internal width and hookless.

This is actually why I am no longer even...
Forum: For Sale
01-20-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,162
Posted By pressed001

They said that they use tape or plugs to keep...

They said that they use tape or plugs to keep specific areas from getting plated. :)
Forum: For Sale
01-20-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,162
Posted By pressed001

Size M ...

Size M
https://i.postimg.cc/yN7415cM/ritchey-timberwolf-geometry-1.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
01-02-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,499
Posted By pressed001

Hey, thanks a lot. You really nailed it. I would...

Hey, thanks a lot. You really nailed it. I would have been interested since it is the Xizang but they were asking too much for it. If I could haggle him down to 600 I would do it but he wants 1100 so...
12-31-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,499
Posted By pressed001

Well he is saying that it is one of ten race...

Well he is saying that it is one of ten race bikes that were made in 91.
Forum: For Sale
12-31-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,162
Posted By pressed001

Oh, I didn't pay 650 for the final polish and...

Oh, I didn't pay 650 for the final polish and chroming. It was nearly criminal what I ended up paying. But like I said earlier, I had done most of the arduous labor-intensive polishing myself and the...
Forum: For Sale
12-31-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,162
Posted By pressed001

I don't know how they did it, but they did a good...

I don't know how they did it, but they did a good job. I had finished most of the polishing myself in what was my first and last attempt at polishing a steel frame. I got it to a modest shine before...
12-31-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,499
Posted By pressed001

It looks like a lightening. But those bullet...

It looks like a lightening. But those bullet shaped seat-stay welds are throwing me for a loop.
12-31-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,499
Posted By pressed001

This is the info I was looking for. Thanks. He...

This is the info I was looking for. Thanks. He wants too much for the bike but I will ask him because it interests me!
12-31-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,499
Posted By pressed001

No, he wants too much, 1100 CHF = $1100

No, he wants too much, 1100 CHF = $1100
12-30-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,499
Posted By pressed001

Yeah I had found that too but none of the frames...

Yeah I had found that too but none of the frames have those special weld joints on the rear dropouts.
12-30-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,499
Posted By pressed001

Supposed 1991 titanium GT

Hello all,
Someone is selling this bike locally saying that it is a 1991 titanium GT. But which one? Those drop outs look especially odd or rather, special. Anyone got input?

It also looks like...
Forum: For Sale
12-23-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,162
Posted By pressed001

https://i.postimg.cc/qMFFVxsm/20191115-200915.jpg...

https://i.postimg.cc/qMFFVxsm/20191115-200915.jpg (https://postimg.cc/RNcdwfbf)

https://i.postimg.cc/sDxLNNhQ/20191115-200933.jpg (https://postimg.cc/tY0D1DDp)
...
Forum: For Sale
12-23-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,162
Posted By pressed001

Chrome Plated 2018 Ritchey Timberwolf Size M

Had the frame stripped, polished and plated before riding it and realizing it was way too small for me.

https://i.postimg.cc/QdBRHyNG/20191115-200604.jpg (https://postimg.cc/VJ87h4bD)
...
12-23-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,167
Posted By pressed001

The Timby was just way too small for me and I...

The Timby was just way too small for me and I didn't understand the whole "slack" geometry concept before purchasing it. Now I know what stack, reach and headtube angle I need.
12-23-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 495
Posted By pressed001

That's a tough situation. Is the seatpost carbon?...

That's a tough situation. Is the seatpost carbon? I would find it hard to believe that a carbon seatpost would get stuck inside a carbon frame. Unless of course the carbon frame has an aluminum...
12-14-19, 03:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,167
Posted By pressed001

I built the new frame up. Used all components...

I built the new frame up. Used all components from the Timby that I could but had to purchase a new stem, 29er rims, spokes and tires. Optionally I went with new Magura MT5 brakes and black Hope 2...
10-21-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 836
Posted By pressed001

The frame and fork were received by the...

The frame and fork were received by the metal-work company last week. Turn around should be 8 weeks.
10-21-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 836
Posted By pressed001

No problem!

No problem!
10-09-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 836
Posted By pressed001

http://www.ritzelrechner.de...

http://www.ritzelrechner.de (http://www.ritzelrechner.de/)
10-08-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 836
Posted By pressed001

The naming convention for these bikes is just...

The naming convention for these bikes is just great. I looked at the Inbred too but didn't like the geometry that much. Love the dar-dee-dar graphics and name though.
10-07-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,756
Posted By pressed001

The only time I had weird steering issues is when...

The only time I had weird steering issues is when I over-tightened the headset. And if I remember correctly it was pulling to the right.
10-07-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,167
Posted By pressed001

So after 6 months of riding I am deciding to...

So after 6 months of riding I am deciding to ditch the frame. Already have one on the way from China:

https://i.postimg.cc/T3jpF8j1/F1.jpg (https://postimg.cc/TKwd544v)
...
10-07-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 836
Posted By pressed001

On-One 456 Build Project

Hello everyone,

Fall is here and so a new project.

I stumbled upon an original 456 size L in the German classifieds and after some research decided to buy it. Luckily On-One still sells the...
09-25-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,514
Posted By pressed001

Great link. Thanks for the info. After...

Great link. Thanks for the info.

After hearing back from the frame builders I have decided against welding the frame. According to them the frame would slightly deform from the process and would...
09-23-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,514
Posted By pressed001

First off I want to thank everyone for the...

First off I want to thank everyone for the replies. Also I want to apologize for any unclarity on my part.

I realize that there is a lot of love for keeping these older (a perspective thing, no...
09-22-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,514
Posted By pressed001

Sorry, dropping some military lingo. I just meant...

Sorry, dropping some military lingo. I just meant "nice" wheels. Nice as in 320g, 35mm wide, tubeless, hookless nice. 😁👍
09-22-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,514
Posted By pressed001

Been there, done that. I've already got 2...

Been there, done that. I've already got 2 companies that can weld the frame and another ghat can T6 heat treat it.

Just wondering what process GT used so I can keep it the same.

If you Google...
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