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01-29-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 61,252
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Posted By gravityhurts

This unicorn sat quiet for 27 years in a...

This unicorn sat quiet for 27 years in a mom-n-pop bike shop. The shop owner had tucked it away, but sadly passed. I was able to buy it from his son... very nice family.
I have plans to put many...
12-29-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 152,025
Posted By gravityhurts

I totally respect position and understand your...

I totally respect position and understand your position, as I confess to being somewhat of a hypocrite. This bike still remains unridden - LOL. I keep finding excuses not to thread a pedal to roll...
12-23-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 152,025
Posted By gravityhurts

Yes, thats the original Ritchey stem/quill. ...

Yes, thats the original Ritchey stem/quill.
The photos, to include the bike assembled, were from the seller's for sale post on Craigslist - I'll post photos with Campagnolo deep-dish 26" rims/DA...
12-23-20, 02:01 PM
12-21-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 152,025
Posted By gravityhurts

NOS 93/55cm Bridgestone XO-1

This unicorn sat quite for 27 years in a mom-n-pop bike shop....
12-18-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,039
Posted By gravityhurts

Well, for me, the story of this particular bike...

Well, for me, the story of this particular bike and a small mom-n-pop bike shop serving a relatively small coastal community could stand on its own - but theres so much more. The bike shop owner...
12-18-20, 12:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,039
Posted By gravityhurts

NOS 1993 Bridgestone XO-1 / 55cm

I just bought a NOS 1993 Bridgestone XO-1, and it came with a wonderful story too. It sat, unassembled in a mom-n-pop bike shop for all these years - it's never been ridden. Shame too, because these...
08-04-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By gravityhurts

Dishing Asymmetric Rear-Wheel

So, I have a 2019 Cannondale SuperX Force-1. I want to swap my 700C wheels over to 650B. I discovered a nice 650B wheelset I want to use.

Q: How difficult is it to re-dish a built rear wheel over...
12-10-18, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2,428
Views: 797,385
Posted By gravityhurts

Thank you for the kind words. Yes. I keep my baby...

Thank you for the kind words. Yes. I keep my baby clean but make no mistake - I ride this throughout my local canyons here in San Diego. In fact, I have another wheelset (sweet 26"/30mm Campy MTN...
12-09-18, 11:29 PM
Replies: 2,428
Views: 797,385
Posted By gravityhurts

Love riding my Cannondale Slate and Bridgestone...

Love riding my Cannondale Slate and Bridgestone XO-1. Both bikes are fun and a smile on my face.
However, I race a Ritchey (for CX)and Lynsey (for road racing) to stay competitive....
07-02-18, 11:03 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 152,025
Posted By gravityhurts

Update - added Brooks B17 saddle, Velo Orange Cru...

Update - added Brooks B17 saddle, Velo Orange Cru crankset, Nitto dirt drop quill and Paul polished cantilever touring F/R brakesets... next will be a Nitto front rack.
I also have a Cannondale...
04-11-17, 11:52 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 152,025
Posted By gravityhurts

Thanks Sliverexpress! VeloCals bicycle...

Thanks Sliverexpress!

VeloCals bicycle decals - Quality, Durable, Ultra-thin (http://www.velocals.com)

Their decal kit is missing the "CrMo" foil decal for the forks.

Anyone know where I can...
09-24-16, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By gravityhurts

Got Lucky

Was looking for a fixed wheelset for training in CL and came across a deal. A KHS Track Aero with curved seat-tube and extras for $80. Of course timing is everything and this ad had just published....
08-17-16, 09:04 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 152,025
Posted By gravityhurts

Genuinely appreciate your kind words and - yes, I...

Genuinely appreciate your kind words and - yes, I recently repainted the frameset. Yes again, the badge is a decal.
I once owned a 93 RB1 with the biplane fork. Regret selling it too.
08-16-16, 10:04 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 152,025
Posted By gravityhurts

Xo1

Just wish it were a 59cm
Replies: 1
Views: 658
Posted By gravityhurts

Bontrager CX

Last weekend I picked up a complete Bontrager CX bike with Ultegra and Mavic CXP-30s. I purchased it from a former bike mechanic who scarcely rode it. It's very well preserved with no rust - nearly...
09-14-13, 09:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,616
Posted By gravityhurts

Wow - thank you for the warm reply. I like your...

Wow - thank you for the warm reply. I like your modifications to the Tequesta; especially the drop-bars. I have to say, that's what I was leaning towards and seeing your Tequesta solidified it. I...
09-13-13, 10:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,616
Posted By gravityhurts

Thanks! Really digging that anodized-blue and...

Thanks!
Really digging that anodized-blue and the size too.
I'm 6'2" and I hope my 19" frame will fit.
09-13-13, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,616
Posted By gravityhurts

340371340372340373 I have been racing...

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I have been racing since I was 12. From BMX, Road, Track, and now Cyclocross. That said, I have plenty of experience with every brake imaginable SAVE for U-brakes. The guy I...
09-13-13, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,616
Posted By gravityhurts

92 GT Zaskar

Just picked up a well preserved 1992 GT Zaskar frame.
Question - can I use a "Tektro FX570 CR" rear-U-brake?
Appreciate your expertise!
11-03-12, 07:19 PM
Replies: 949
Views: 249,896
Posted By gravityhurts

This is but one of my many, yet current favorite,...

This is but one of my many, yet current favorite, single-speed cyclocross bike

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10-28-12, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4,983
Views: 3,494,323
Posted By gravityhurts

Just picked up a custom Tiemeyer GT Edge...

Just picked up a custom Tiemeyer GT Edge Reynolds-853 CX frameset today on eBay.
Can't wait to build her up!
10-17-12, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4,983
Views: 3,494,323
Posted By gravityhurts

27911638x18, 175mm SRAM carbon cranks

27911638x18, 175mm SRAM carbon cranks
09-09-12, 01:48 AM
Replies: 4,983
Views: 3,494,323
Posted By gravityhurts

My made in Canada custom Spot Brand SS CX bike ...

My made in Canada custom Spot Brand SS CX bike
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07-21-12, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,248,626
Posted By gravityhurts

a week after a fresh powder-coat 262745 ...

a week after a fresh powder-coat

262745

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02-19-12, 05:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 365
Posted By gravityhurts

solid-axle specs for single-speed cyclocross r-hub

I want to use a Mavic Aksium Race R-wheel on my Spot Brand single-speed cyclocross bike (cuz I just blew up the Spot Brand R-hub). I want to replace the hollow-axle with a solid-axle. Like my Kelly...
07-17-11, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,248,626
Posted By gravityhurts

summer fun

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02-27-09, 04:38 AM
Replies: 4,983
Views: 3,494,323
Posted By gravityhurts

spot brand single-speed

a custom spot brand single-speed made in canada
02-04-09, 05:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 710
Posted By gravityhurts

Jergens®

20 clams for nitto bars seals this deal... just don't shake on it

http://sandiego.craigslist.org/ssd/bik/1018702050.html
11-22-08, 08:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 887
Posted By gravityhurts

10-4 ...i mean, that would be correct

10-4

...i mean, that would be correct
11-22-08, 02:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 887
Posted By gravityhurts

wish i could - but the medics tx him to the er. ...

wish i could - but the medics tx him to the er.

however he was lucid to person place and time with good motor x4.

he should be okay.
11-22-08, 01:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 887
Posted By gravityhurts

fixed-gear vs mv

I'm a ff in san diego and during my shift today (i'm still at work - 24hr shifts) we responded to a mva (motor vehicle accident). as a longtime no-brake rider i was surprised to see a passenger...
05-01-08, 12:16 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,344,743
Posted By gravityhurts

80's bianchi tack bike

here's my "other" bianchi with campy
04-29-08, 11:34 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,344,743
Posted By gravityhurts

kawasaki-green bianchi b.a.s.s.

my bianchi ss made from ultra-lite easton tubing with campagnolo k2 rims, bomber fork, classic white flite saddle, and rockwerks crankset.
12-24-07, 11:36 PM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 296,531
Posted By gravityhurts

merry x-mas to all

merry x-mas to all
12-09-07, 12:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 688
Posted By gravityhurts

me too - i could really use some help i have...

me too - i could really use some help

i have a gt zrx frameset and would appreciate your collective recommendations regarding correct/ideal bottom bracket (size/length) for use with shimano dura...
07-11-07, 02:33 AM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 296,531
Posted By gravityhurts

khs aero

khs w sugino 75

http://sandiego.craigslist.org/bik/371014736.html
06-19-07, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 296,531
Posted By gravityhurts

i emailed him - never got a response i live...

i emailed him - never got a response

i live in san diego
06-19-07, 05:04 AM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 296,531
Posted By gravityhurts

best ebay cycling photo

i am of the opinion that this particular photo far exceeds all others

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=290130388742&indexURL=1&photoDisplayType=2#ebayphotohosting
05-13-07, 03:54 AM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 296,531
Posted By gravityhurts

what? ...

what?

http://cgi.ebay.com/Selle-Italia-Flite-Trans-Am-saddle-bike-seat_W0QQitemZ290114384542QQihZ019QQcategoryZ106952QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
05-02-07, 03:37 AM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 296,531
Posted By gravityhurts

same year as my b too - only way sweeter ...

same year as my b too - only way sweeter

http://cgi.ebay.com/1985-BIANCHI-Specialissima-C-Record-Delta-Campagnolo-vg_W0QQitemZ260113747176QQihZ016QQcategoryZ56197QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

...
05-01-07, 05:38 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 11,102
Posted By gravityhurts

messin with messengers

some of my doodles regarding your respective career
03-05-07, 04:16 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 44,531
Posted By gravityhurts

concept?

a concept huh... interesting

gonna hit the boards with it?

did ya get from ben?

i just picked up a nos/1985 bianchi pista - so now i've been entertaining selling my fuji pro track (road...
12-11-06, 01:57 AM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 296,531
Posted By gravityhurts

hey sloppyrobot - have you seen this...

hey sloppyrobot -

have you seen this conversion?

it's in your backyard - but falls well short of your pista
...
11-15-06, 12:24 AM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 296,531
Posted By gravityhurts

vintage shoes ...

vintage shoes

http://sandiego.craigslist.org/bik/234903390.html

schwinn

http://sandiego.craigslist.org/bik/234897509.html
11-15-06, 12:09 AM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 296,531
Posted By gravityhurts

masi pista ...

masi pista

http://sandiego.craigslist.org/bik/235027588.html
11-14-06, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 296,531
Posted By gravityhurts

bertin $350 ...

bertin $350


http://sandiego.craigslist.org/bik/231436481.html
11-13-06, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 296,531
Posted By gravityhurts

khs aero ...

khs aero

http://sandiego.craigslist.org/bik/234290341.html
10-09-06, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 296,531
Posted By gravityhurts

"By the way, I paid $900 for it in 1975" ...

"By the way, I paid $900 for it in 1975"

let's see...

$900 in 1975...

today that would be equivalent to purchasing a pepboy hybrid for $399,000
10-09-06, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 296,531
Posted By gravityhurts

thanks! btw--- i thoroughly enjoyed...

thanks!


btw---
i thoroughly enjoyed your most recent read, "life simple"

that's quite some talent you have there. i mean, raising notice and making tangible, for an otherwise, inert subject...
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