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12-02-09, 09:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,684
Posted By MIN

there was no other way to mount to my french...

there was no other way to mount to my french early 70's frame with no brazeons or cable guides.
12-02-09, 08:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,684
Posted By MIN

if you search or bikelist.org and sheldon's site,...

if you search or bikelist.org and sheldon's site, you'll see lots of folks chime in with their experiences as to why sturmey archer hubs shouldn't be used in sporting situations. there are a couple...
12-01-09, 10:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,141
Posted By MIN

you should run white industries DOS ENO freewheel...

you should run white industries DOS ENO freewheel and call it a day.
12-01-09, 09:54 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 167,873
Posted By MIN

big shout out to sandi metz for creating bike...

big shout out to sandi metz for creating bike calc!

check it out and geek out to optimal gear ratio calculations.

http://www.bikecalc.com (http://www.bikecalc.com/)
12-01-09, 09:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,940
Posted By MIN

An investment should offer returns on investment...

An investment should offer returns on investment - that generally doesn't happen unless you are hoarding pristine lugged steel italian race bikes with the intent to flip for profit. every bike i've...
12-01-09, 09:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,684
Posted By MIN

I broke my s3x hub on my third ride. I was out...

I broke my s3x hub on my third ride. I was out on a hilly ride and stood up to climb on a 15% grade. the gear slipped and i was lucky to not damage the family jewels on the top tube. it was...
11-25-09, 08:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,842
Posted By MIN

English Cycles employs a similar concept. To...

English Cycles employs a similar concept. To hell with frame rigidity!

http://www.englishcycles.com/bikepics/rob/mtb2.jpg

http://www.englishcycles.com/bikepics/rob/mtb6.jpg
11-25-09, 07:57 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,627
Posted By MIN

The internal ratio of the SX3 is .625, .75 and...

The internal ratio of the SX3 is .625, .75 and 1.0 (Direct).

This is different than the freewheeling 3-sp AW hub which is .66, 1.0 (Direct) and 1.33.
11-23-09, 02:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,627
Posted By MIN

I'm going to look for a 36-hole NOS Mavic rim to...

I'm going to look for a 36-hole NOS Mavic rim to match the stock rims on my 72 Lejeune which this will be going on. DT-Rev spokes... basic stuff for this commuter. If I can't find any NOS rims,...
11-23-09, 11:07 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,627
Posted By MIN

I got my SX3 hub in. (Not from bikesdirect.) It...

I got my SX3 hub in. (Not from bikesdirect.) It came with a 17T cog and spacers for chainline adjustment. The lockring uses a Shimano external BB tool, which is convenient. Seems to be of good...
11-11-09, 10:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,603
Posted By MIN

The irony coming out of NJ is overwhelming....

The irony coming out of NJ is overwhelming. :love::gulp:
11-11-09, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,576
Posted By MIN

I bought the NOS Mafac hoods from a LBS...

I bought the NOS Mafac hoods from a LBS specializing in vintage bikes for $25. Ouch.
11-08-09, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,606,088
Posted By MIN

1972 lejeune. sturmey archer 3-sp fixed hub...

1972 lejeune. sturmey archer 3-sp fixed hub pending.

http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e211/gbae007/IMG_5200-1.jpg?t=1257733932
10-26-09, 12:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,853
Posted By MIN

go to 4chan or something and stop polluting the...

go to 4chan or something and stop polluting the site. closed thread.
10-26-09, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,887,744
Posted By MIN

who cares, eh? it's a tri (they're a wierd lot)...

who cares, eh? it's a tri (they're a wierd lot) and weight doesn't matter on a flat race such as the course that a tri is held on.

enough said, move on.
10-26-09, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,974
Posted By MIN

such is the problem with a manufacturer who meets...

such is the problem with a manufacturer who meets an early demise:

for posterity: (based on my 55cm poprad)

st (c-c) -55
st (c-t) - 58
tt- 56.1
sta- 73 deg
hta - 72.5 deg
cs - 43
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-09, 01:19 PM
Replies: 26,750
Views: 17,058,531
Posted By MIN

philly. ...

philly.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3525/4034666611_1fcd71a461_o.jpg
10-22-09, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,887,744
Posted By MIN

another singular. with big a.dugast rubbers. ...

another singular. with big a.dugast rubbers.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3503/3700156347_e92363a9fe_o.jpg
10-22-09, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,887,744
Posted By MIN

singular. interesting mix of elegance and...

singular. interesting mix of elegance and utility.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2607/3969661325_39d10ffa08.jpg
10-22-09, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,887,744
Posted By MIN

pereira yo. ...

pereira yo.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2644/3974626973_6e780d6e76_b.jpg
10-22-09, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,887,744
Posted By MIN

sickkkkkk ;) ...

sickkkkkk ;)

http://www.cyclofiend.com/cc/images08/cc426r2-11Bea03.jpg
10-22-09, 11:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,751
Posted By MIN

this thread sucks. c'mon people.

this thread sucks. c'mon people.
10-07-09, 09:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,540
Posted By MIN

http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e211/gbae007/mad...

http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e211/gbae007/madison_road.jpg
10-05-09, 05:34 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,408
Posted By MIN

Maybe on a compact frame. That's not even...

Maybe on a compact frame. That's not even possible (nor desirable) on most classic bikes as the post is <20cm long and require at least 1/3 of that to be inserted into the seat tube. Ever hear of...
10-02-09, 10:19 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,876
Posted By MIN

it's actually sun-race which is the manufacturer...

it's actually sun-race which is the manufacturer and the hub will be sold at retail and not just oem.
10-02-09, 08:46 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,876
Posted By MIN

i'm trying to get my hands on a sample prototype...

i'm trying to get my hands on a sample prototype before production. it think it should be 120mm spaced like the AW hub. (someone please confirm if you know.)
10-02-09, 08:36 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,876
Posted By MIN

i think he's insinuating it's vaporware but he...

i think he's insinuating it's vaporware but he probably doesn't have the requisite historical context to understand that it's the sturmey archer acs in a modern incarnation.
10-02-09, 08:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 980
Posted By MIN

i think that a heavy tire like the rando or the...

i think that a heavy tire like the rando or the zaffiro will serve your needs at a slightly low pressure. light, racing-oriented tires have weaker sidewalls and casings generally.
10-02-09, 08:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,876
Posted By MIN

I'm getting one fo' sho.

I'm getting one fo' sho.
09-30-09, 11:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,188
Posted By MIN

KRhea, I saw some of your old posts when I was...

KRhea, I saw some of your old posts when I was reading up on the LeJeune I got. It's got a lot of work into it so far a bit more to come. But I'm redoing my drivetrain. I am looking into a Sturmey...
09-30-09, 11:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,188
Posted By MIN

hey bro - too much carbon fiber in my bicycle...

hey bro - too much carbon fiber in my bicycle diet.
09-30-09, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By MIN

hi, i just restored my 72 lejeune which had...

hi, i just restored my 72 lejeune which had mildly pitted chrome stays and fork. i used nevr-dull and buffed it out with turtle wax. the nevr-dull will remove the rust while leaving the chrome and...
09-30-09, 10:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,188
Posted By MIN

thanks for the the info... it's not apparent to...

thanks for the the info... it's not apparent to me if my pads can be removed from the holders. is there a trick to getting it out or if it's possible at all with what I have?

i see that...
09-30-09, 09:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,188
Posted By MIN

dirtdrop you know a good source for replacement...

dirtdrop you know a good source for replacement pads? all i can find are canti-spuded pads nearby.
09-30-09, 08:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,188
Posted By MIN

MAFAC Competition Question

I tried to toe in the arm using a crescent wrench to marginal success. Should I toe it more or is there anything else to be done to curb the squealing? I've sanded the original pads which did not...
09-08-09, 10:14 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 38,547
Posted By MIN

starting with my first real bike, in order ...

starting with my first real bike, in order

motebecane mixte
giant iguana
cannondale r600
cannondale delta v
specialized allez
performance bikes hybrid
cannondale f2000 with left fork
kona...
09-03-09, 07:32 AM
Replies: 746
Views: 427,110
Posted By MIN

cleaver wrapping job, bro. are you using a cross...

cleaver wrapping job, bro. are you using a cross lever? beautiful bike.
09-03-09, 07:30 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 26,576
Posted By MIN

Why not a chromed options like with the Jury? ...

Why not a chromed options like with the Jury? Chrome is really durable for commuter bikes and there is no paint to chip.
08-27-09, 01:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By MIN

I run 23c in the front and 28c Randonneurs in the...

I run 23c in the front and 28c Randonneurs in the back.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-09, 12:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 903
Posted By MIN

post is campy record 31.6mm and stem is 130mm...

post is campy record 31.6mm and stem is 130mm reynolds
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-09, 07:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 903
Posted By MIN

i got about 1500 mi on mine, definitely the best...

i got about 1500 mi on mine, definitely the best bike i've ridden. go for campy 11.

http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e211/gbae007/Parlee_130.jpg
08-21-09, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 494,209
Posted By MIN

yo where'd you get that rack? details my man.

yo where'd you get that rack? details my man.
08-21-09, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4,846
Views: 3,448,070
Posted By MIN

the sickness!

the sickness!
08-19-09, 01:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,809
Posted By MIN

you can use a spare stem and spacers as a cutting...

you can use a spare stem and spacers as a cutting guide. use a new hacksaw blade.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-09, 09:27 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,053
Posted By MIN

Brynwood Road off of Miller or Skyline Rd is over...

Brynwood Road off of Miller or Skyline Rd is over 25% in grade. Check it out on the De Rhonde van oest Portlandia ride.
08-18-09, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,606,088
Posted By MIN

some of you guys should really stfu. go out and...

some of you guys should really stfu. go out and go for a ride and stop taking your insecurities out online.
08-16-09, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,222
Posted By MIN

are frame are you ss 29ers guys using?

are frame are you ss 29ers guys using?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-09, 03:34 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,750
Posted By MIN

i like panel paint jobs without a lot of branding.

i like panel paint jobs without a lot of branding.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-09, 03:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,072
Posted By MIN

it's not all about being aero - the stem effects...

it's not all about being aero - the stem effects the femur to torso angle. flipping the stem down will make that angle more acute. a little bit of a handlebar drop is needed if you are hammering.
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