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06-15-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By daviddavieboy

Thoughts about a Grandis please

I bought this Grandis years ago for the SR parts on another build I was doing at the time and just put the frame away. Now with nothing to do I dug it out and had a closer look. It has been repainted...
06-14-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,392
Posted By daviddavieboy

It is. in the last 3 weeks I let 3 go. Now I...

It is. in the last 3 weeks I let 3 go. Now I gotta decide what frame to build next. A 77í Grandis Superleggera or a 82í Mercier Formule 1.
06-12-20, 02:04 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,638
Posted By daviddavieboy

Here is a repaint of one I have owned for a bit....

Here is a repaint of one I have owned for a bit. I should have went over the wheels cause' I broke a spoke the other day and buffed the paint off the inside of the chainstay. Oh well - have airbrush...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,266
Views: 152,567
Posted By daviddavieboy

My newest build. Self done airbrushed waffle...

My newest build. Self done airbrushed waffle pattern paint and decals.

...
05-30-20, 03:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By daviddavieboy

Covid bike build 99% done

I couldn't wait any longer and had to go for a ride on the ALMOST complete rebuild. I forgot how well it rode and probably be getting most of the attention by me. Paint, lettering, etc done in my...
05-20-20, 01:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,396
Posted By daviddavieboy

Stickers / stencils on my current build so far. ...

Stickers / stencils on my current build so far.

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05-09-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 189
Posted By daviddavieboy

Boredom is a terrible thing

While waiting for the paint to cure on a rebuild I am doing plus no cycling due to a bad sprain. A little photoshop time and some vinyl put through a cutting machine and viola! Not bad for a third...
04-05-20, 01:51 AM
Replies: 19,162
Views: 3,126,065
Posted By daviddavieboy

FREAKIN CLICK BAIT ! now I have no soul !

FREAKIN CLICK BAIT ! now I have no soul !
04-05-20, 12:45 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 21,361
Posted By daviddavieboy

I was planning to still come until they closed...

I was planning to still come until they closed the Canada/USA border but would not have ridden in the rain, even with the multi day drive to get there. It would have been great to meet new people and...
03-30-20, 02:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,331
Posted By daviddavieboy

If it has Decor or a team paint scheme than...

If it has Decor or a team paint scheme than always the Colnago. The Colnago is a work of art the other is a bike. The Colnago will have a higher return if you sell it. I am biased though.
03-27-20, 03:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By daviddavieboy

Whats your point ?? He wants to get more exposure...

Whats your point ?? He wants to get more exposure and this is one of the larger sub-forums.



This is good advice here as well as from Maelochs who is in the same boat or a little worse off...
03-26-20, 03:31 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,099
Posted By daviddavieboy

Now here is a challenge I can get behind ! My...

Now here is a challenge I can get behind ! My work space not only is a mess but I still haven't put it back together from the flood 2 years ago. When I tore it apart back then I decided to replace...
03-24-20, 05:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 778
Posted By daviddavieboy

To reiterate what was said, it just depends on...

To reiterate what was said, it just depends on the look you are after. I have bikes with either on them and they look equally good. And as Velo Mule said the noise of steel when they drag on the...
03-20-20, 02:48 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,024
Posted By daviddavieboy

I don't doubt that as I have 3 bikes with them....

I don't doubt that as I have 3 bikes with them. For this bike I want the look of either steel or aluminum. It would just 'look' better IMO. It is being rebuilt with 80 super record parts along with...
03-19-20, 03:20 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 14,508
Posted By daviddavieboy

Good solid advice ! It is being healthy that will...

Good solid advice ! It is being healthy that will overcome this thing. I have backed off the heavy-ish training I was doing (~600 TSS/week) to just keeping moving and enjoying getting out. I...
03-12-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 14,508
Posted By daviddavieboy

sorry for the cut and paste ...

sorry for the cut and paste
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03-12-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 14,508
Posted By daviddavieboy

Event postponed, :( With any luck they will let...

Event postponed, :( With any luck they will let me use this years fee towards next year and not just forfeit the $$.
03-03-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,638
Posted By daviddavieboy

Here are some of them ...

Here are some of them

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Pinarello Opera...
03-03-20, 02:45 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,771
Posted By daviddavieboy

The wait for parts is just the beginning as it...

The wait for parts is just the beginning as it will take quite a while for things to get caught up once this disease has passed. As far as the cassette goes, I used one last summer and the only...
02-23-20, 05:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,157
Posted By daviddavieboy

I have fixed many but keep in mind that if you...

I have fixed many but keep in mind that if you plan to powdercoat in the future brazing or metalab must be used.
02-21-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 21,361
Posted By daviddavieboy

I have these shoes in white but I canít bear to...

I have these shoes in white but I canít bear to use them in toe clips for the ride. They are a great shoe and I have done century rides with no issues at all but I was using clipless pedals. I picked...
02-17-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,854
Posted By daviddavieboy

Posted this picture before. I quite like it. ...

Posted this picture before. I quite like it.

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02-15-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6,432
Views: 557,994
Posted By daviddavieboy

Another piece of the puzzle showed up and they...

Another piece of the puzzle showed up and they fit like a glove !! A couple more pieces and the picture will be complete. ...
02-14-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,352
Posted By daviddavieboy

I don't particularly like French bikes but I came...

I don't particularly like French bikes but I came across one and I bought it for the parts. I could not bear to throw the frame in the trash even though it has a poor repair. It is a Mercier Formule...
02-12-20, 02:56 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,204
Posted By daviddavieboy

I started the climb fresh and at points my...

I started the climb fresh and at points my cadence was ~40 where I had to stand on the pedals, making my heart rate jump to near 170 after a couple minutes. For myself I don't think I could have...
01-31-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 716
Posted By daviddavieboy

Another vote for this seller. I have bought from...

Another vote for this seller. I have bought from them many times. They also have the old style brake cable housing which looks quite good. Some things are a bit cheap looking up close but passable...
01-22-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,409
Posted By daviddavieboy

I was basically off the bike for almost a year...

I was basically off the bike for almost a year and from October to now I have lost almost 25 lbs and shooting for another 20. Outside training is out of the question here due to the weather so I went...
12-22-19, 05:41 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 52,374
Posted By daviddavieboy

At my best of 190lbs and 275 FTP I could not keep...

At my best of 190lbs and 275 FTP I could not keep up with many of the female riders in the group I rode with. Not a terrible place to be and we have a no drop rule which is nice. :twitchy:
12-16-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,220
Posted By daviddavieboy

This was my last century from last year, but this...

This was my last century from last year, but this was on my race bike and 35 lbs lighter. Also this is a vacation and a one time thing so I am going to sign up for the Heroic. If I don't feel up for...
11-17-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,692
Posted By daviddavieboy

We lost our leaves some time ago. This was my...

We lost our leaves some time ago. This was my last time outside on Oct 21st. The bike would probably blend in too much if taken in front of a tree....
11-14-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 21,361
Posted By daviddavieboy

I live on the east coast of Canada and am driving...

I live on the east coast of Canada and am driving down for the event. I am giving myself a week+ to get there and plan to see as much as possible along rt 66 and the same going home. I am undecided...
11-13-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,286
Posted By daviddavieboy

There is no white from my inkjet printer and I...

There is no white from my inkjet printer and I used clear waterslide paper. The other option would be to print on the white paper but I don't think I would be able to cut around the rest of the...
10-31-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 863
Posted By daviddavieboy

Hard to find part.

I am going to buy a lot of three bikes to get the one I want but one of the ones I am purging has a cracked front derailleur at the clamp. it is a 50th anniversary nishiki in 58cm with the gold...
05-15-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,906
Posted By daviddavieboy

I cant even imagine a color that prismaticpowders...

I cant even imagine a color that prismaticpowders doesn't have.
05-15-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,906
Posted By daviddavieboy

I would call this result good. I had to strip,...

I would call this result good. I had to strip, did a little brazing and paint. I have about 100 hours of work into the frame including home-making most of the decals and painting, If you include...
04-28-19, 04:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,835
Posted By daviddavieboy

Had it out for a spin and It rides like butter !...

Had it out for a spin and It rides like butter ! I am very sore though as I went out for two hours without adjusting the bike fit for me.:bang: There are a few things still need done ie finish...
04-22-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,835
Posted By daviddavieboy

I am obsessive but hearing this helps, Thanks....

I am obsessive but hearing this helps, Thanks. Thoughts on sticking my name on it? I have not clear coated it yet so I am still pondering.
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04-22-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,835
Posted By daviddavieboy

Bob Jackson painted

I was planning to get my frame powder coated but the fellow doing it was having a lot of trouble with taping in the lugs with the heat resistant tape. Another method he tried (wiping the powder off...
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