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Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 860
Posted By wedgeSG

In keeping with the TdF currently underway, do...

In keeping with the TdF currently underway, do everything in pure, solid, retina burning yellow.
07-07-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,874
Posted By wedgeSG

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07-07-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,874
Posted By wedgeSG

I totally agree with you. The majority of the...

I totally agree with you. The majority of the stuff does look like, (probably is), some major, useless junky-pathetic, horrible crap. The tape packaging itself is not great. The tape, however, is...
07-07-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,874
Posted By wedgeSG

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07-07-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,874
Posted By wedgeSG

Just going to add an endorsement for a tape I...

Just going to add an endorsement for a tape I doubt is getting the exposure it deserves...DOMAIN cycling. (www.DomainCycling.com). It’s a lot like Eclypse in texture and durability. Some color...
07-05-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,874
Posted By wedgeSG

If you are referring to Supacaz, I doubt most...

If you are referring to Supacaz, I doubt most cyclists would call it “girly”.... only thing I can think of with stars (6points) on it. Might be a little attention getting in some colors, but a...
06-24-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,057
Posted By wedgeSG

Trek Madone Green/White Merlin ...

Trek Madone Green/White
Merlin Titanium
Bianchi (4) Celeste
Bianchi (1) Red
TW FreeSpirit Gold
Puch 130. Gloss Black
Trek Elance. Satin Black...
06-15-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,862
Posted By wedgeSG

Since we are at color, I’ll confess. First off,...

Since we are at color, I’ll confess. First off, Ferrari Red is very nice. But it isn’t the only fast Italian crayon in the box. Which brings me to my personal fetish, Passione Celeste....on anything....
06-11-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,746
Posted By wedgeSG

Mike’s too

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 05:35 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,068
Posted By wedgeSG

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 04:55 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,068
Posted By wedgeSG

Sometimes I obsess a little bit....

Sometimes I obsess a little bit....
06-03-19, 11:46 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 23,824
Posted By wedgeSG

Bianchi Strada - mid ‘80’s I think...

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My first Bianchi, bought as a just powder coated...
06-02-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,321
Posted By wedgeSG

One other thing to consider is Trek no longer...

One other thing to consider is Trek no longer attaches a model year date to any offering. The new whatever it is will be simply the “NEW” whatever it is. And it will come out whenever and if it does
05-29-19, 11:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,750
Posted By wedgeSG

All City 612 Crankset and vintage Lyotard pedals...

All City 612 Crankset and vintage Lyotard pedals on my Milano....
05-29-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,312
Posted By wedgeSG

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05-24-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,096
Posted By wedgeSG

1964 Huffy Sportsman - Nottingham England

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As foisted upon me at a swap meet. Free. ...
05-22-19, 11:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,767
Posted By wedgeSG

P.S. Covers, will probably make matters worse....

P.S.
Covers, will probably make matters worse. Too much squish/softness generally adds pressure in the worst places. You want support not a padded stool.
05-22-19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,767
Posted By wedgeSG

Short answer, it shouldn’t. There will be a...

Short answer, it shouldn’t. There will be a period of adjusting to about any saddle but what you describe sounds like something is entirely wrong. Go to a bike shop and have your sit bones measured....
05-20-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,155
Posted By wedgeSG

Thanks for this tip ! Just bought the last one...

Thanks for this tip ! Just bought the last one in stock from the ALDI I went to, and it was open box. All there including warranty papers and manual. All parts still bagged, and they knocked off $...
05-10-19, 11:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By wedgeSG

Shimano Cable Stops - wing or barrels

In the process of yet another down tube shifted to brifter conversion and my supply of cable stops is down to only pairs that have a wing/padddle/lever, and a standard barrel. I never really cared...
05-09-19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,355
Posted By wedgeSG

I don’t think we are living in a bike boom but I...

I don’t think we are living in a bike boom but I firmly believe that we are being conditioned to start one. Big Brother knows cars are taking up too much space, and causing too many problems they...
05-01-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By wedgeSG

Talk to your powder coater about his bake...

Talk to your powder coater about his bake temperature. Maybe google some bonding fail parameters. I’ve had three aluminum forks done in powder over the years and haven’t noticed anything suspect with...
04-29-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,445
Posted By wedgeSG

Found this out purely by chance - but have found...

Found this out purely by chance - but have found that something that works far better than a bell...
out of adjustment screeching rim brakes. Toe those things to where they simply wail. It’s such a...
04-25-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,298
Posted By wedgeSG

Try the Conti Ultras ! True they are by no means...

Try the Conti Ultras ! True they are by no means a GP4000 but for all the 27” out there I don’t believe there is a better bang for the buck. Gatorskins look nice and are very durable but the trade...
04-24-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,384
Posted By wedgeSG

Were all the Ted Williams made in Austria ? I...

Were all the Ted Williams made in Austria ? I thought if a TW was made there the head badge had a faint Made in Austria line at the very bottom. Those without the callout on the headbadge were of...
04-24-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,560
Posted By wedgeSG

If you are looking to grab some attention but...

If you are looking to grab some attention but need something bigger look at a
Coker Tire Monster Cruiser, three speed, in your target price range I think. You will be noticed.
04-23-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,832
Posted By wedgeSG

Hopefully they install the fork correctly this...

Hopefully they install the fork correctly this time.
04-22-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,434
Posted By wedgeSG

What is the cutoff year ?

Looked around a bit before asking this since it makes me look really under informed. What is the year, or established go-no go point for bike pics or information here? Is there one, or is it a common...
04-21-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,444
Posted By wedgeSG

Actually in negotiations with a Bike Forums...

Actually in negotiations with a Bike Forums member now...a plan is developing.
wedgeSG
04-21-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 45,363
Posted By wedgeSG

Our Flatbar Road Bikes. Mostly the wife’s..

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2014 Giant Thrive ...
04-21-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 45,363
Posted By wedgeSG

My wife’s bikes are mostly flat bar road bikes....

My wife’s bikes are mostly flat bar road bikes. When we got back into cycling in the fall of 2013, she saw a magazine review for the not yet released 2014 Giant Thrive. We had a deposit on one before...
04-20-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,444
Posted By wedgeSG

Thanks to all who helped on this. Cleared up a...

Thanks to all who helped on this. Cleared up a lot... and now I really don’t know where to go on it. Definitely not a disposable piece. Threw a pair of tire-free 700 wheels under it and wow is it too...
04-17-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,444
Posted By wedgeSG

Went and checked fork dropouts are indeed Zeus.

Went and checked fork dropouts are indeed Zeus.
04-17-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,444
Posted By wedgeSG

Unknown! Please HELP me identify this Vintage frame!

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04-15-19, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 701
Posted By wedgeSG

Remove decals from wheels. Get tires with black...

Remove decals from wheels. Get tires with black sidewalls. ( the vintage threads look out of place ) cages aren’t bad, but if changed, use something aero, modern, and similar finish to frame finish,...
04-15-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 77,809
Posted By wedgeSG

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04-03-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,309
Posted By wedgeSG

Don’t remember where I first heard this line, but...

Don’t remember where I first heard this line, but it always stuck in my head....
”Beware the rider of the rusty bike that has a spotless drivetrain”
04-02-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 12,160
Posted By wedgeSG

Beach Cruiser no more.,,

Started out as a Regions Bank promo give away.
04-02-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 12,160
Posted By wedgeSG

Beach Cruiser no more...,

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03-29-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,545
Posted By wedgeSG

Flush bumper on the Malibu is awesome ! Nicest...

Flush bumper on the Malibu is awesome ! Nicest job like that I’ve ever seen. Excellent wheel choice too ! Had a shot at a 9C1 once, that will forever be on my “ones that got away” list.
wedgeSG
03-29-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,545
Posted By wedgeSG

Rust BROWN - BROWNing

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03-27-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,780
Posted By wedgeSG

Removed from fork tube of a Schwinn Varsity

Yep. Tennis Racket clamp. Just the thing for Muffy and Biff spinning to the court for doubles...
03-27-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2,060
Views: 342,902
Posted By wedgeSG

New Project: 1989 Trek 1200

To maintain brake track spacing and text radius, I had to apply these single letter at a time.
03-27-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2,060
Views: 342,902
Posted By wedgeSG

New Project: 1989 Trek 1200

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03-27-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,780
Posted By wedgeSG

Removed from right fork tube of a Schwinn Varsity

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03-20-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2,060
Views: 342,902
Posted By wedgeSG

New Project: 1989 Trek 1200

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Original MATRIX wheels after cleaning and new tires.
03-19-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2,060
Views: 342,902
Posted By wedgeSG

New Project starting: 1989 Trek 1200

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03-19-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2,060
Views: 342,902
Posted By wedgeSG

New Project starting: 1989 Trek 1200

Stripping done, parts sourced or on order, sanding and masking done....off to the paint shop we go !
03-17-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2,060
Views: 342,902
Posted By wedgeSG

New Project starting: 1989 Trek 1200

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Before......
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-19, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By wedgeSG

Whatever you decide do not do anything until...

Whatever you decide do not do anything until after the 19th !! As you have probably heard by now... Trek will change cycling forever in a matter of hours.
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