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04-13-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,889
Posted By SkyWave

Metallic light blue, with white bars and red...

Metallic light blue, with white bars and red lettering and a chromed fork and rear triangle.
This bike was set up for vintage and Eroica events.
Custom selected colours based on team Canada jersey...
04-11-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,029
Posted By rosefarts

This is an easy one. Get a Richey Outback. Well...

This is an easy one. Get a Richey Outback. Well into the comfort zone but has going fast in its heart. Steel. Only a touch heavier than the svelte Swiss Cross V2 it shares some DNA with.

Not a gas...
04-11-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,029
Posted By DorkDisk

Jamis Renegade...

Jamis Renegade (https://www.jamisbikes.com/bikes/adventure-gravel/allroad-adventure/renegade/) should be on that list....
04-11-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,029
Posted By MRT2

Welcome to the forums. There are plenty of...

Welcome to the forums. There are plenty of touring rigs out there, and other variations on the touring or light touring theme. I ride a 2012 Salsa Casserol, though I have changed out the wheels on it...
04-09-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 947
Posted By rsbob

Helping tubeless people seat new tires on the...

Helping tubeless people seat new tires on the rims. :D
04-08-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 947
Posted By UCantTouchThis

Photography and videography. I do it for fun but...

Photography and videography. I do it for fun but have had many people ask to pay. I don't have the heart to charge friends to do what I do for fun. But I have received a loooooot of things because of...
04-08-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,889
Posted By Sonofamechanic

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...sometimes the ugliest is just right...
04-08-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,889
Posted By Wilbur76

Grew up in the 80’s so I’m a big fan of that fun...

Grew up in the 80’s so I’m a big fan of that fun palette and design. Pinks, teals, purples, bold blues, orange. Lots of those era bikes in my stable. I even paid a hefty premium to add some color to...
04-08-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,889
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

The red to white fade for instance: ...

The red to white fade for instance:

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04-07-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,889
Posted By tcs

Any color scheme? Gold plate. Duh. ...

Any color scheme? Gold plate. Duh.



I hear you. I redecalled mine.

...
04-06-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,889
Posted By Wildwood

With customs = you choose. I've done a...

With customs = you choose.

I've done a few...
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Grey with cream...
04-06-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,889
Posted By mstateglfr

A few years ago I built a frame in a local winter...

A few years ago I built a frame in a local winter class and what took the longest was figuring out the paint. I wanted either a fade or a splatter since Im a product of the late 80s/early 90s and...
04-06-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,889
Posted By indyfabz

It's been a while... ...

It's been a while...


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04-06-21, 05:29 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,889
Posted By big chainring

Orange. Eddy invented the color. Orange is always...

Orange. Eddy invented the color. Orange is always faster.

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03-02-21, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By Chris Pringle

Your CK hubs were most likely never serviced by...

Your CK hubs were most likely never serviced by either the previous owner and now you. This is why they failed. Hubs are the most important part of your wheelset. For mountain biking, a higher end...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,778
Posted By pcunite

Only the Lord can give enjoyment. Ecclesiastes...

Only the Lord can give enjoyment. Ecclesiastes 6:1-2
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-21, 11:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,778
Posted By RockiesDad

Mine came in around 21lbs or so with GRX 800-2X...

Mine came in around 21lbs or so with GRX 800-2X and Hunt wheels. Got it right around when Covid hit. Shipping from London to CA was only three days! Nice bike and great value...
...
02-17-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 913
Posted By mstateglfr

Sloping top tubes largely made standover height a...

Sloping top tubes largely made standover height a non-issue. That isnt a rule, just a trend, so examples can be cited that show standover does matter..
02-15-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 913
Posted By Rolla

"Comfort" and "upright" are relative and...

"Comfort" and "upright" are relative and subjective terms. Bar, stem, and steerer tube often have as much to do with either as geometry does. IME, a degree of steepness or slackness is often...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,778
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Rodriguez Outlaws are pretty light steel. ...

Rodriguez Outlaws are pretty light steel.

https://www.rodbikes.com/catalog/outlaw/outlaw-main.html
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,628
Posted By bruce19

FWIW Specialized also sued an LBS in Canada that...

FWIW Specialized also sued an LBS in Canada that was named Cafe Roubaix. They claimed it was an infringement of their product name. I wonder how they got it from the original Roubaix in France. As a...
12-25-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By velojym

Once I've secured the seatpost, I'll take it for...

Once I've secured the seatpost, I'll take it for a ride, and adjust appropriately.
I've never had an air fork before, so that's new, as is the hydraulic brake. The brake hose could be shortened a...
12-24-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By velojym

Y2Kona Fire Mountain

I picked up this NOS frame a few months or so ago, and just recently decided I had the parts and time to get 'er together. All I'm really missing now is the seatpost clamp, which I'm hoping to have...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3,013
Views: 836,263
Posted By LarryBSky

Clark Kent

Recently picked up my first ti and planning to us it as my winter/bad weather ride. ...
12-21-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,645
Posted By blakcloud

I cannot comment on that particular brand but I...

I cannot comment on that particular brand but I have two custom made bags that I really like when I have to carry something. The easy on and off is just one feature that I like. Both have clips in...
12-20-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,512
Posted By mstateglfr

This took me 5min, and only because I decided to...

This took me 5min, and only because I decided to go to a few different sites. There are more available too.
...
12-20-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,512
Posted By RobiEli

They look like nice bikes but the Tiorays is a...

They look like nice bikes but the Tiorays is a bit cheaper and the biggy for me is the ability to customize the frame for an exact fit, tire clearance, logos/graphics, rack and fender eyelets,...
12-20-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,512
Posted By TiHabanero

Why not keep the current wheelset and get a...

Why not keep the current wheelset and get a Habanero ti frame? habcycles.com. I have had two of them and find them to be very good ti bikes. They have production frames at 995 bucks and custom frames...
12-19-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,109
Posted By 2cam16

For reference, here are some of the bikes that...

For reference, here are some of the bikes that were stolen. My photos from 2019:
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50738764011_7bd9de5684_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kiBqQ4)IMG_8027...
12-19-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,109
Posted By OuterMarker

Now I'm questioning this S-Works Venge I go on FB...

Now I'm questioning this S-Works Venge I go on FB marketplace for $4,000...
12-18-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,109
Posted By Herzlos

I think that's most likely it. Thieves who are...

I think that's most likely it. Thieves who are experienced in thievery but not bikes, beyond knowing that Specialized make some expensive bikes. Why would they steal museum pieces that'll be...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,631
Posted By UCantTouchThis

We are good tippers! But local restaurants. We...

We are good tippers! But local restaurants. We can start walking in from the parking lot along with 3 other couples heading in, practically running in like the food is going to vanish. I take my time...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-16-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,261
Posted By Cynikal

They are going through a rough ownership...

They are going through a rough ownership transition currently. This is the last update from them on Facebook.

Nova Cycles has been doing business since the 70’s and takes great pride in that....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3,013
Views: 836,263
Posted By Paul Barnard

That bike is a beast! I look forward to seeing...

That bike is a beast! I look forward to seeing it completely built out.
12-14-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,481
Posted By Mulberry20

Fabric makes great saddles. I have two Scoops. I...

Fabric makes great saddles. I have two Scoops. I used to think that saddles and rear ends needed to be matched but I honestly think that is a myth. There are good saddles and bad saddles.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3,013
Views: 836,263
Posted By lpbllc

LeMond Ti

I donít have much info on my bikeís origins. I bought it in 2004 or 2005 from the original owner who raced got it through team sponsorship from Higher Gear around Chicago. Itís probably a 2001 or...
11-27-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,658
Posted By 70sSanO

I don't know anything about them, but the pics of...

I don't know anything about them, but the pics of some of those tall head tubes (above the top tube) and steerer spacer stacks are pretty crazy. Not to say that there are not others who do the same,...
11-24-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,777
Posted By Paul Barnard

That was a really good review. Really easy to...

That was a really good review. Really easy to read and not so stuffy. Good looking bike. Breezer's line-up is very aesthetically pleasing to me. Bar ends will take care of any hand position...
11-22-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,777
Posted By chaadster

New bike day! Ď21 Breezer Doppler Cafe+

Not even the seasonís first snowfall can dampen the joy of new bike day, particularly when the new bike is an all-weather performer like this new Breezer Doppler Cafe+

Having ridden a buddyís...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By mstateglfr

Thats a really awesome frameset. Its actually...

Thats a really awesome frameset. Its actually what I based my build off of a couple years ago when I took a frame building class.

Why do you want a new seatpost?...the stock Zipp SC is a pretty...
11-06-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By jaxgtr

I have two sets of Altamonts that I have owned...

I have two sets of Altamonts that I have owned for for 5 years. 1 Rim and 1 Disc, they are great wheels and have never had to be trued.
11-06-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By bikejrff

I have two sets of Boyd Altamont wheels. ...

I have two sets of Boyd Altamont wheels. Aluminum clinchers. As good as any wheel I own; and I have a number of nice custom wheels built with Chris King and White Industry hubs.

A set of Boyd...
11-05-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By Rides4Beer

Very happy with my Boyd Pinnacle wheelset, same...

Very happy with my Boyd Pinnacle wheelset, same hubs that come on the 55s you're looking at, the Quest hubs. Hub pulls off without tools for easy maintenance, has a somewhat loud, but not annoying...
11-01-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By Helderberg

Very nice helmet and most of all thank you for...

Very nice helmet and most of all thank you for your service.
Frank.
11-01-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By TiHabanero

Nicely done. Who is Tommy O and how to contact?

Nicely done. Who is Tommy O and how to contact?
11-01-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By Tomm Willians

Tommy O Designs custom paint !!!

I sent Tommy a red Giro helmet asking what could be done to give me a US flag/ US Army paint job and THIS is what he just completed!!!...
10-30-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,143
Posted By phughes

Because... "Fifty to seventy percent of all...

Because...
"Fifty to seventy percent of all property crimes are committed by meth addicts. This includes burglary, shoplifting, motor vehicle theft, arson and vandalism."...
10-30-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,143
Posted By mstateglfr

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,774
Posted By msu2001la

32mm GP5000 TL's are awesome. I switched from...

32mm GP5000 TL's are awesome.
I switched from tubed 28 GP5000s to these, and have been very happy. I wouldn't say the difference between them is dramatic, but the 32s definitely don't feel any...
10-20-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 9,225
Posted By Pop N Wood

I tried that approach when I needed to lose...

I tried that approach when I needed to lose weight, heavy bike with knobby tires. Yep, didn't go as fast and had to work to do that. But what I found is I didn't ride as long either. Put on some...
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