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07-02-19, 02:24 PM
07-01-19, 12:57 PM
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Posted By 50voltphantom

I couldn't resist any longer ...

I couldn't resist any longer
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48172467466_144a602545_z.jpg

and these to go with it:
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48172468616_cf67c42b26_m.jpg
07-01-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 24,424
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Posted By 50voltphantom

(Yesterday) Rode my SSCX bike for 60 miles of...

(Yesterday) Rode my SSCX bike for 60 miles of grav grav for the first time in a month. Holy crap I forgot how much I love that bike. It just does what I ask it to.
07-01-19, 08:52 AM
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Posted By 50voltphantom

5 kids riding, 0 training wheels. We'll see if...

5 kids riding, 0 training wheels. We'll see if I'm more proud of this or their future graduations.
07-01-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 29,734
Posted By 50voltphantom

Style factor = 1M Same.

Style factor = 1M



Same.
06-26-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,496
Posted By 50voltphantom

Exactly. When it's really sloppy with minimal...

Exactly. When it's really sloppy with minimal rocks/roots you can really get into silly territory with pressures. I was running <~20psi in the front and <30psi rear with tubes at the really wet races...
06-20-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,647
Posted By 50voltphantom

Bike is amazing. Are those tubular wheels?

Bike is amazing. Are those tubular wheels?
06-18-19, 07:15 AM
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Posted By 50voltphantom

Look at this @#$@%#$% Nature Boy ...

Look at this @#$@%#$% Nature Boy
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48086043957_b7514a7c53_b.jpg

I need to get a ti seatpost for my bike.
06-13-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,904
Posted By 50voltphantom

Hey. Cross Is Coming.

Hey. Cross Is Coming.
06-13-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,096
Posted By 50voltphantom

2:1 lacing a 32h hub to a 24h rim on a disc brake...

2:1 lacing a 32h hub to a 24h rim on a disc brake front wheel is one of the coolest tricks I've ever seen.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48055476557_4d46841fb8_b.jpg
06-13-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,096
Posted By 50voltphantom

I don't think it'd matters much on the front....

I don't think it'd matters much on the front. Gravity is already on your side and there's no torque.

I love this thread.
06-13-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,027
Posted By 50voltphantom

Only the best looking part of my first geared...

Only the best looking part of my first geared bike for now. Not really ready for prime time yet.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48055399197_5179f45a3e_b.jpg
06-13-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 29,734
Posted By 50voltphantom

Matching grips are seat bag is a nice touch. How...

Matching grips are seat bag is a nice touch. How does it ride? Always want to try one.
06-12-19, 12:05 PM
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Posted By 50voltphantom

I blasted off the front at the gun and then...

I blasted off the front at the gun and then basically everyone else (really small field) flew by me in tight group a half mile later and rather than immediately chase on (like I should have) I played...
06-12-19, 08:07 AM
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Posted By 50voltphantom

(last night) First crit. Screwed up the start...

(last night) First crit. Screwed up the start like the road rookie I am, missed the group and then metered my effort too conservatively for the next half hour. Live and learn. Finished with waaay too...
06-10-19, 09:42 AM
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Posted By 50voltphantom

Yeah, so I know how to start and what basically...

Yeah, so I know how to start and what basically needs to be done, I just don't have much intensity under my belt yet this year. Cross is all about maintaining momentum and repeatedly sprinting out of...
06-10-19, 08:02 AM
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Posted By 50voltphantom

I haven't done any intervals in 2019 am I'm gonna...

I haven't done any intervals in 2019 am I'm gonna do my first crit tomorrow. Yee Haw
06-10-19, 08:00 AM
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Posted By 50voltphantom

Yes.

Yes.
06-10-19, 07:46 AM
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Views: 4,096
Posted By 50voltphantom

;)

;)
06-04-19, 08:20 AM
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Views: 684
Posted By 50voltphantom

Bravo! Looks fantastic.

Bravo! Looks fantastic.
06-04-19, 07:56 AM
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Posted By 50voltphantom

Happy accident. Ordered a 120, received a 130. It...

Happy accident. Ordered a 120, received a 130. It actually fits and rides great, sooo guess I'm gonna roll with it.
06-04-19, 07:47 AM
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Posted By 50voltphantom

Happy accident. Ordered a 120, received a 130. It...

Happy accident. Ordered a 120, received a 130. It actually fits and rides great, sooo guess I'm gonna roll with it.
06-03-19, 10:49 AM
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Posted By 50voltphantom

I'm that guy running a 130mm stem.

I'm that guy running a 130mm stem.
05-31-19, 06:53 AM
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Posted By 50voltphantom

A Cane Creek 40-series IS41 upper headset...

A Cane Creek 40-series IS41 upper headset assembly in red. I've never seen a Cane Creek 40 in any color other than black. Couldn't pass up this piece of bling for the Trek....
05-28-19, 08:10 AM
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Posted By 50voltphantom

Edge 810. Like I said, for gravel racing in the...

Edge 810. Like I said, for gravel racing in the middle of nowhere on a route I don't know, I'll be using it for sure. For my daily training/recreation rides, it's just one more thing to keep...
05-24-19, 09:16 AM
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Posted By 50voltphantom

I bought a used Garmin so I can load routes for...

I bought a used Garmin so I can load routes for gravel races (love it, works great) but I almost can't be bothered to use it on a regular basis. I like tracking my rides on Strava but my phone does...
05-24-19, 09:12 AM
05-23-19, 07:26 AM
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Posted By 50voltphantom

Huh. I had my dad do it and he said it took him...

Huh. I had my dad do it and he said it took him 10 minutes with a drill press. I couldn't find a mark anywhere on the crank when he was done.
05-22-19, 11:36 AM
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Posted By 50voltphantom

^That happened to me on my kids old Cannondale.

^That happened to me on my kids old Cannondale.
05-21-19, 11:24 AM
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Views: 452,251
Posted By 50voltphantom

Oh....and another San Marco Concor Light saddle...

Oh....and another San Marco Concor Light saddle AND a used Garmin
05-21-19, 10:25 AM
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Views: 452,251
Posted By 50voltphantom

Used Trek 1.1 (I gave in and got a geared road...

Used Trek 1.1 (I gave in and got a geared road bike) Which needs the following parts:
28mm Panaracer Paselas in skinwall
44cm FSA Omega compact drops and some new Cinelli bar tape
25mm setback Uno...
05-20-19, 10:13 AM
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Posted By 50voltphantom

Today I looked at the weather and it says I can...

Today I looked at the weather and it says I can expect 50 mph wind and rain for my gravel race tomorrow. It gon' suck.

Two days ago I traded in my beloved Steamroller for a used Trek road bike...
05-13-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By 50voltphantom

Just chiming in to say S300's are great cranks...

Just chiming in to say S300's are great cranks for the $. Just be prepared to drill out the factory chainring bolts if you ever decide to change gears. SRAM loctites the crap out of them. Other than...
05-13-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,377
Posted By 50voltphantom

Awesome! Was wondering how this was going to turn...

Awesome! Was wondering how this was going to turn out.
05-07-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4,841
Views: 566,992
Posted By 50voltphantom

You think you can just casually drop a Cdale...

You think you can just casually drop a Cdale track into ride pics?
05-07-19, 07:59 AM
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Posted By 50voltphantom

Filed the lawyer lips off the fork on my cx bike....

Filed the lawyer lips off the fork on my cx bike. Don't know why it took me so long. :thumb:
05-06-19, 08:35 AM
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Posted By 50voltphantom

(yesterday) I rode my bike during daylight hours...

(yesterday) I rode my bike during daylight hours wearing short(s)/sleeves and everything. @$^%@#$% finally.
04-24-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 999
Posted By 50voltphantom

Those are killer wheels. Having owned an almost...

Those are killer wheels. Having owned an almost identical wheelset(stolen, :( ), the ONLY downside to Phil hubs is their weight. I have a theory that the extremely thick/strong axles greatly...
04-24-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,361
Posted By 50voltphantom

I second this. 2x R, 1x or radial F. Edit,...

I second this. 2x R, 1x or radial F.

Edit, can you even do 2x on a 20h hub?
04-24-19, 11:51 AM
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Posted By 50voltphantom

You can all go home now. Tim wins.

You can all go home now. Tim wins.
04-22-19, 09:46 AM
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Views: 1,910,165
Posted By 50voltphantom

Man, as aging schlub racing SSCX I got my first...

Man, as aging schlub racing SSCX I got my first podium last November and I was like 3rd out of 7 finishers (not even my best race statistically speaking)...but when it's 15 degrees F and a windchill...
04-22-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By 50voltphantom

I don't know but you can get a Veloce here: ...

I don't know but you can get a Veloce here:
https://www.retro-gression.com/collections/bottom-brackets/products/campagnolo-veloce-bottom-bracket?variant=7127009665

This is also an option...
04-19-19, 06:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,400
Posted By 50voltphantom

IRD Technoglide ...

IRD Technoglide
https://www.retro-gression.com/collections/headsets/products/ird-technoglide-threaded-headset
04-17-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,786
Posted By 50voltphantom

Omniums? I dunno.

Omniums? I dunno.
04-15-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,377
Posted By 50voltphantom

To be clear, you were able to remove the wedge...

To be clear, you were able to remove the wedge but the stem itself is stuck? I always encounter the opposite problem. I would try dropping expander wedge back in and and re-threading it onto the...
04-15-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 24,424
Views: 1,910,165
Posted By 50voltphantom

Built a sister set of wheels to complement the...

Built a sister set of wheels to complement the last pair I built. 765g F, 875g R without skewer/bolts. Not too bad for 32h 3X and a slightly hefty rear hub. Sapim Laser spokes and alloy nipples....
04-09-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 24,424
Views: 1,910,165
Posted By 50voltphantom

It was pretty great. I stupidly passed on a pair...

It was pretty great. I stupidly passed on a pair of Clement CX clinchers for $10.
04-08-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4,577
Views: 452,251
Posted By 50voltphantom

Bike swap yesterday. 2 sets of clipless...

Bike swap yesterday.

2 sets of clipless pedals
3 jerseys
1 base layer
2 saddles
1 freewheel
1 headlight
1 jacket
04-08-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24,424
Views: 1,910,165
Posted By 50voltphantom

Bike swap yesterday. 2 set of clipless...

Bike swap yesterday.

2 set of clipless pedals
3 jerseys
1 base layer
2 saddles
1 freewheel
1 headlight
1 jacket
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