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01-03-17, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,421
Posted By big_heineken

Slim, it's a vintage rack that connects to the...

Slim, it's a vintage rack that connects to the brake bridge.
07-20-15, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By big_heineken

Thank you. I do believe that you are correct.

Thank you. I do believe that you are correct.
07-20-15, 01:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By big_heineken

Too big for me. Any guesses on the model? I...

Too big for me.

Any guesses on the model? I know it's not a Prestige (I have an 89 Prestige). I also have an Ironman, but it doesn't have a 27.2mm seatpost.
07-20-15, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By big_heineken

Of course I did! It's too big for me though.

Of course I did! It's too big for me though.
07-20-15, 08:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By big_heineken

"Ancient" Bike

Somehow this free ancient bike was not taken for over 12 hours and I was the first to it. I think it's a 1989 Centurion, based on the serial number, but I don't know what model. Here's what I do...
Forum: Texas
04-21-15, 09:32 AM
Replies: 703
Views: 63,057
Posted By big_heineken

Here I am crossing the finish line. I rode by...

Here I am crossing the finish line. I rode by myself (with a few thousand other people). I skipped the mass start in La Grange after sitting in it for about 2 hours in 2009. Both of my legs were...
03-19-15, 07:58 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,568
Posted By big_heineken

I've only seen them on this forum, but I think...

I've only seen them on this forum, but I think Cinelli Spinaci Bars fit into this thread.

439944...
12-23-14, 09:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,912
Posted By big_heineken

Here is my Raleigh Sprite. Before: ...

Here is my Raleigh Sprite.

Before:
http://i649.photobucket.com/albums/uu214/big_heineken/Raleigh%20Sprite/P1132611.jpg...
11-17-14, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,421
Posted By big_heineken

I have 700cx35 tires on my 1984 Trek 510 with no...

I have 700cx35 tires on my 1984 Trek 510 with no issues.
http://i649.photobucket.com/albums/uu214/big_heineken/1984%20Trek%20510/IMG_3116_zps9e8178a0.jpg...
11-06-14, 09:34 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 167,724
Posted By big_heineken

Here's my 90s Merckx AX Titanium: ...

Here's my 90s Merckx AX Titanium:
http://i649.photobucket.com/albums/uu214/big_heineken/Eddy%20Merckx%20Titanium/38890519-8E65-4F39-9B0E-09A3F8948012_zpsese5tz5s.jpg...
11-05-14, 08:12 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 13,984
Posted By big_heineken

Mine has a cartridge bottom bracket unlike...

Mine has a cartridge bottom bracket unlike anything else that I've seen. If yours has the same thing and it turns smoothly, I wouldn't bother replacing it.
11-04-14, 09:01 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,303
Posted By big_heineken

Here are some photos of my Merckx built up: ...

Here are some photos of my Merckx built up:
http://i649.photobucket.com/albums/uu214/big_heineken/Eddy%20Merckx%20Titanium/38890519-8E65-4F39-9B0E-09A3F8948012_zpsese5tz5s.jpg...
11-03-14, 09:20 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,161
Posted By big_heineken

Here I am with my daughter on my MTB dropbar...

Here I am with my daughter on my MTB dropbar conversion:
http://i649.photobucket.com/albums/uu214/big_heineken/5E85CDA7-69E3-40D3-AFAA-4247C29D2B6F_zpsvokcomkp.png...
10-30-14, 02:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,982
Posted By big_heineken

I like them.

I like them.
10-27-14, 06:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,779
Posted By big_heineken

What makes you think that road bars won't do? The...

What makes you think that road bars won't do? The bars you currently have are probably 25.4mm, just like many road drop bars. Brifters aren't always expensive either. The prices are coming down. Here...
10-02-14, 01:07 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,303
Posted By big_heineken

I have and Eddy Merckx titanium bike that was...

I have and Eddy Merckx titanium bike that was built by Litespeed. Here are a few pics of the bare frame. I will try to get some built up pics tonite....
10-02-14, 08:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,774
Posted By big_heineken

Because the manufacturers use sloping top tubes...

Because the manufacturers use sloping top tubes so they don't have to make as many frame sizes. If you are just making 1 size and it probably won't even get ridden, why not go with a horizontal top...
10-01-14, 02:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,774
Posted By big_heineken

And it has a sloping top tube. You'd think for...

And it has a sloping top tube. You'd think for that price, it would be horizontal.
Replies: 2
Views: 734
Posted By big_heineken

I bought the Centurion frame on ebay without a...

I bought the Centurion frame on ebay without a fork. Supposedly it has never been fully built up.
Replies: 2
Views: 734
Posted By big_heineken

3 Trek Frames and a Centurion LeMans

I'd like to sell these 4 frames, but I don't know how much to ask for them.
http://i649.photobucket.com/albums/uu214/big_heineken/Bikes%20for%20Sale/IMG_0024_zpsb9f72058.png...
Forum: Texas
07-02-14, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,069
Posted By big_heineken

I'm also in Spring and interested in touring, but...

I'm also in Spring and interested in touring, but I think it might be a while before I will be able to. Where in Spring do you live? I'm in the Klein area.
06-19-14, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,947
Posted By big_heineken

I also have an 84 PSV. Be very careful with the...

I also have an 84 PSV. Be very careful with the seatpost screw. Mine stripped out and I had to rig up a quill seatpost.
Forum: Texas
04-17-14, 09:51 AM
Replies: 703
Views: 63,057
Posted By big_heineken

It was a good ride this year. I didn't break any...

It was a good ride this year. I didn't break any speed records, but I finished. I started in Waller on the first day and rode through the park on the second day, ending up with 151 miles total.
...
Forum: Texas
04-01-14, 09:10 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 51,828
Posted By big_heineken

Overall, the ride was good, but it was a rough...

Overall, the ride was good, but it was a rough 2nd half. I ended up with right under 80 miles. They did changed the route, we stayed off of HWY 21 altogether. I was very disappointed in the lunch...
Forum: Texas
04-01-14, 07:11 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 51,828
Posted By big_heineken

OK, cool. So you were right behind me. I'm Josh...

OK, cool. So you were right behind me. I'm Josh and here is a photo from graduation (I've changed a little): http://i649.photobucket.com/albums/uu214/big_heineken/JoshGraduationMay2006_zpsd39b9f26.jpg
04-01-14, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6,579
Views: 2,024,059
Posted By big_heineken

Yeah, a lemon tree!

Yeah, a lemon tree!
03-31-14, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6,579
Views: 2,024,059
Posted By big_heineken

Here is my Bianchi Osprey built up with drop...

Here is my Bianchi Osprey built up with drop bars:
http://i649.photobucket.com/albums/uu214/big_heineken/B0D2F75E-8667-4069-B2A6-ABDF6C487501_zpszrslluix.jpg
Forum: Texas
03-28-14, 08:59 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 51,828
Posted By big_heineken

Yeah, the aggy is strong in Tomball and Magnolia....

Yeah, the aggy is strong in Tomball and Magnolia. See ya Sunday. Hook 'em Horns!
Forum: Texas
03-28-14, 08:28 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 51,828
Posted By big_heineken

Yes, I am. I graduated in 2006 with a BSME. I'm...

Yes, I am. I graduated in 2006 with a BSME. I'm planning on riding the 74 mile route.
Forum: Texas
03-27-14, 01:19 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 51,828
Posted By big_heineken

Anyone riding the Gran Fondo on Sunday? The...

Anyone riding the Gran Fondo on Sunday? The weather looks perfect, it should be a good ride.
Forum: Texas
03-25-14, 08:54 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 51,828
Posted By big_heineken

The wind was brutal. When we turned the corner...

The wind was brutal. When we turned the corner into the wind, I joined up with a group of older women, and we took turns pulling at about 12 mph. Of course my turns pulling were about 10 minutes, and...
Forum: Texas
03-11-14, 07:24 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 51,828
Posted By big_heineken

Here is a good link for MS150 recommended rides:...

Here is a good link for MS150 recommended rides: National MS Society - Lone Star: Texas, Houston - 2014 BP MS 150...
03-05-14, 02:55 PM
Replies: 17,919
Views: 2,809,676
Posted By big_heineken

Chain is off and the front fender is backwards?

Chain is off and the front fender is backwards?
03-05-14, 08:23 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,300
Posted By big_heineken

I got all of these for about $10 each at thrift...

I got all of these for about $10 each at thrift stores:
Before:
http://i649.photobucket.com/albums/uu214/big_heineken/1994%20Trek%201200/P8252387.jpg...
03-04-14, 10:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,939
Posted By big_heineken

Looks good, but your rear brake cable is on the...

Looks good, but your rear brake cable is on the wrong side of the stem. The bend is too sharp.
02-26-14, 03:17 PM
Replies: 52,484
Views: 7,088,397
Posted By big_heineken

Here is a nice Schwinn Circuit ...

Here is a nice Schwinn Circuit
http://houston.craigslist.org/bik/4347100575.html
366200
Forum: Texas
02-18-14, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By big_heineken

I have Trek 470 that is labeled 56cm, but the...

I have Trek 470 that is labeled 56cm, but the seat tube measures 53cm center-center, and the top tube measures 55cm center-center. Do you think it might fit you?
Forum: Texas
01-29-14, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By big_heineken

Where in Spring does he live? I live in the...

Where in Spring does he live? I live in the Spring-Klein area. I don't do a whole lot of group rides, but I try ride every weekend. How tall are you? I may be able to help you out with a bike too.
11-26-13, 07:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,668
Posted By big_heineken

Here is my 1984 510. Reynolds 501 tubing. Rear...

Here is my 1984 510. Reynolds 501 tubing. Rear rack is a Blackburn and the front is a Soma.

http://i649.photobucket.com/albums/uu214/big_heineken/1984%20Trek%20510/IMG_3117_zps8624ded3.jpg...
11-25-13, 01:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,668
Posted By big_heineken

I have a 56cm 1984 Trek 510 that I'd be willing...

I have a 56cm 1984 Trek 510 that I'd be willing to part with. Let me know if you are interested and maybe we can work something out.
11-21-13, 03:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,425
Posted By big_heineken

BikeDued, here is a similar one local...

BikeDued, here is a similar one local http://houston.craigslist.org/bik/4186723229.html

But it is a little lower on the quality scale, and cost 3x as much.
10-17-13, 08:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,754
Posted By big_heineken

This is the closest that I have to a girl's bike....

This is the closest that I have to a girl's bike. I haven't decided if I want to powdercoat is or not. I still haven't built it up....
10-04-13, 01:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 15,509
Posted By big_heineken

I did hit the bar-end shifters with my knees a...

I did hit the bar-end shifters with my knees a few times, but it was also my first time really riding the bike in this configuration.
10-03-13, 01:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 15,509
Posted By big_heineken

Here is mine. It's a late 80's Peugeot Canyon...

Here is mine. It's a late 80's Peugeot Canyon Express MTB. I tried dirt drops on it, but they were too wide. So, I put some track drops and bar-end shifters. The handling took a little getting used...
09-13-13, 07:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,869
Posted By big_heineken

Geez! I'm sorry, I was so excited about posting...

Geez! I'm sorry, I was so excited about posting that I misspelled Eddy. I have an uncle Eddie, so that's where I went wrong. I'm unable to edit the thread title. I won't let it happen again.
09-11-13, 02:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,869
Posted By big_heineken

Yes, I got it! He countered and I accepted. I...

Yes, I got it! He countered and I accepted. I haven't told my wife yet. I told her I was going to get a titanium bike when we had a certain amount in savings, and we are nowhere near that number....
09-11-13, 01:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,869
Posted By big_heineken

Eddy Merckx Titanium Frame

I found this frame on ebay this morning and made an offer Vintage Eddy Merckx Titanium Litespeed Road Bike Frame | eBay...
Forum: Texas
09-09-13, 09:23 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,888
Posted By big_heineken

EZTag will work anywhere in Texas, so there...

EZTag will work anywhere in Texas, so there really isn't much difference.
08-30-13, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 717
Posted By big_heineken

Here is another:...

Here is another: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Shimano-Rear-Centerpull-Brake-Cable-Hanger-QR-/310280746997#vi-content
08-30-13, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 717
Posted By big_heineken

http://www.amazon.com/Nashbar-Rear-Brake-Cable-Han...

http://www.amazon.com/Nashbar-Rear-Brake-Cable-Hanger/dp/B004UD5HMO/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1377889639&sr=8-2&keywords=rear+brake+cable+stop

That one is pretty cheap and should work, but its not...
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