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03-15-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 24,534
Views: 2,090,871
Posted By Leukybear

Today Sheldon Brown helped me once again in the...

Today Sheldon Brown helped me once again in the least expected of ways for something completely non-cycling related.

Wasn't sure about the compatibility for the following pricey-rare lens:...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-19, 02:59 AM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 35,323
Posted By Leukybear

California finally has a cycling-related vanity...

California finally has a cycling-related vanity plate!
https://calbikeplate.com/

Not as nice as the Oregon "share the road" plate but it'll do as long as enough people pre-order!
07-13-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 58,171
Views: 8,497,520
Posted By Leukybear

Not ebay or craigslist but the shop does have a...

Not ebay or craigslist but the shop does have a very well known and reputable ebay storefront.

https://www.theproscloset.com/products/3rensho-super-record-export-55cm-bike-1985
...
07-13-19, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3,898
Views: 544,899
Posted By Leukybear

Yup, 3rensho has clout. Kind of sacrilege they...

Yup, 3rensho has clout.
Kind of sacrilege they put their shop sticker on the downtube on such a collectible classic.... I hope the buyer's first modification is to take it off.
...
07-12-19, 11:53 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 542,951
Posted By Leukybear

I actually just got that email too!^ Good for...

I actually just got that email too!^
Good for them :)
06-08-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,682
Posted By Leukybear

If you're deadset on a freight baggage one,...

If you're deadset on a freight baggage one, you're going to have to be very patient.
Travis never made many of them to begin with and as you probably discovered, has closed his doors. Not to...
06-08-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 24,534
Views: 2,090,871
Posted By Leukybear

While casually scrolling thru my apple news I...

While casually scrolling thru my apple news I thought Leader was back from the dead.

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/8/18656321/cowboy-e-bike-preview-price-date-removable-battery
...
05-22-19, 11:37 PM
Replies: 24,534
Views: 2,090,871
Posted By Leukybear

This video put a smile on my face and likely...

This video put a smile on my face and likely future bad parenting ideas in my mind :p

https://i.imgur.com/Sx8pGav.gifv
05-19-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,003
Posted By Leukybear

The Surly Straggler's fork fits the description. ...

The Surly Straggler's fork fits the description.
https://surlybikes.com/parts/straggler_fork

Only thing to keep in mind is the rake. Your concept is going to handle like it never did before.
05-14-19, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4,752
Views: 542,256
Posted By Leukybear

Early 2000's judging from the red, white, blue...

Early 2000's judging from the red, white, blue made in USA logo.



560g as is. It's going to go on a significant steerer diet when it goes on a bike of my size. Carbon wrapped alloy tube.
I...
05-11-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4,752
Views: 542,256
Posted By Leukybear

Snagged wound up #5...

Snagged wound up #5 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=5) for $100.00
Practically uncut for the size of bike I ride! :roflmao2:

https://i.imgur.com/42iHZ46.jpg?2
04-07-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By Leukybear

I would definitely take a look with removal of...

I would definitely take a look with removal of the crankset and BB. Since you hear a creak, your BB might have bore the worst of the impact from your tumble.
04-07-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4,752
Views: 542,256
Posted By Leukybear

Haha they ship them to ya like that now?

Haha they ship them to ya like that now?
04-07-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 24,534
Views: 2,090,871
Posted By Leukybear

Today a friend shared this to me: ...

Today a friend shared this to me:

https://i.imgur.com/9cWaqoP.png

Either somebody stumbled on a streetcred goldmine or hoarded the entire size-range at some point in time! :lol:

And for...
03-28-19, 12:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
Posted By Leukybear

Of all the dentist's fancy bikes out there in the...

Of all the dentist's fancy bikes out there in the wild, none are able to make me as excited as spotting a 2001 that's still ridden. Coming in second and third are y-foils and softrides respectively....
03-28-19, 12:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,824
Posted By Leukybear

Mmmm bondo bodge-job. That's a pretty egregious...

Mmmm bondo bodge-job. That's a pretty egregious amount nonetheless.



Yup!
I heard stories of anxious people beating the dealership's call to take delivery (they tracked the auto-carrier boat...
03-18-19, 11:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,587
Posted By Leukybear

I'd ride it! I have to say my favorite surly...

I'd ride it!

I have to say my favorite surly color is the glitter dreams color as found on the 2015 straggler though!
[https://i.pinimg.com/originals/f5/58/f2/f558f22ce6d5b1e5f8a36a055054dc6f.jpg
03-18-19, 11:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,850
Posted By Leukybear

I've done it before. The adhesive on the backside...

I've done it before. The adhesive on the backside is going to stay with the bar it's coming off of. I never tried but I can imagine a heat gun would help with release and perhaps even reusing.
You...
03-14-19, 01:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,780
Posted By Leukybear

There's a good chance the knock-off is from the...

There's a good chance the knock-off is from the same factory! Third shift!
03-12-19, 12:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,040
Posted By Leukybear

When I was younger, I would've killed to have a...

When I was younger, I would've killed to have a proflex MTB. RAD!
03-12-19, 12:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,780
Posted By Leukybear

When I was looking at used 911's, suede steering...

When I was looking at used 911's, suede steering wheels were atrocious for the most part.
Appearances aside, not sure if slightly damp/moist from futile cleaning or prior owner. :twitchy:
03-10-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,780
Posted By Leukybear

Yup, that's common. The outer layer of...

Yup, that's common. The outer layer of lizardskins bartape is very susceptible to the natural oils produced by your body and found on your skin. It gets worked in as you ride. Penetrating and seeping...
03-08-19, 01:02 AM
Replies: 5,734
Views: 1,231,246
Posted By Leukybear

Woah that throwback livery is sick!

Woah that throwback livery is sick!
03-01-19, 01:51 AM
Replies: 24,534
Views: 2,090,871
Posted By Leukybear

Sweet thudbuster post!

Sweet thudbuster post!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-19, 12:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 884
Posted By Leukybear

Canyon has some very appealing offerings IMO. If...

Canyon has some very appealing offerings IMO. If I had to buy another carbon bike, Canyon would definitely be considered.
Although you're in India, word on the street is Canyon is gearing up to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-19, 12:36 AM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 123,396
Posted By Leukybear

Saw a Rapha bus ad. Not very convincing to my...

Saw a Rapha bus ad. Not very convincing to my wallet but was nice to see a cycling-specific ad.
https://i.imgur.com/MqsihFG.jpg
02-12-19, 12:31 AM
Replies: 24,534
Views: 2,090,871
Posted By Leukybear

Found a Rapha bus-ad today. Was neat to see a...

Found a Rapha bus-ad today.
Was neat to see a cycling-specific ad but the product being advertised is meh.
https://i.imgur.com/MqsihFG.jpg
02-08-19, 01:07 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,268
Posted By Leukybear

Ugh I have to say San Francisco has done a good...

Ugh
I have to say San Francisco has done a good job regulating them.
The best thing for these scooter-share company's to do is to limit the number of them and to incorporate a cable lock into the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-19, 12:42 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,799
Posted By Leukybear

Still have the group in the stable :) Sadly the...

Still have the group in the stable :)
Sadly the brifters were beyond a rebuild and had to be replaced with 5700 105 which I'm glad to say at that point had a lot of trickle-down tech from big...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,868
Posted By Leukybear

I'm surprised nobody has brought up fiberfix....

I'm surprised nobody has brought up fiberfix. Much easier to pack than a full sized spoke.

http://biketouringnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/fiberfix.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-19, 01:47 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,799
Posted By Leukybear

It's been almost 6 years since I purchased my red...

It's been almost 6 years since I purchased my red 22 group. 3 since retrofitting the same group with OG eTap components.
Countless miles of dependability during my time of ownership, I can say I got...
02-07-19, 12:56 AM
Replies: 3,898
Views: 544,899
Posted By Leukybear

Sorry about the slow reply! The corsa+ are...

Sorry about the slow reply! The corsa+ are actually less durable than the rubino! Rubino is designed to be a trainer tire that has some protection. Corsa designed to be a race day tire and has...
02-05-19, 01:18 AM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 87,432
Posted By Leukybear

I had a pair years back when the Mike Giant...

I had a pair years back when the Mike Giant collab was fresh off the block. Good gloves, they're a bit on the thin side though and not really insulated if you're looking for warmth.
02-05-19, 01:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,943
Posted By Leukybear

I have 3 crmo bikes paired with wound up fork...

I have 3 crmo bikes paired with wound up fork :thumb:



If you want to experience the legend, get one of the vintage ritchey road logic road frames hand built by the man himself :)
Very...
01-30-19, 10:04 PM
Replies: 3,898
Views: 544,899
Posted By Leukybear

One of my favorites. You won't be disappointed. ...

One of my favorites. You won't be disappointed.
I'm going back to them after my corsa g+ are done.
01-28-19, 11:39 PM
Replies: 24,534
Views: 2,090,871
Posted By Leukybear

Yup and he wanted an F10. I just quipped back...

Yup and he wanted an F10.
I just quipped back that the F12 is coming out the next tour de france :p

I had a dogma 65.1 a couple road bikes ago and it was a good bike. Shame it didn't fit my abby...
01-26-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 24,534
Views: 2,090,871
Posted By Leukybear

Went to the dentist today. In the course of...

Went to the dentist today.
In the course of chit chat while he was working, he mentioned that he was looking into getting a new road bike.
The brand he's looking at? Pinarello. :roflmao2:
01-24-19, 01:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,894
Posted By Leukybear

*Only* use mavic lockrings on ellipses. They use...

*Only* use mavic lockrings on ellipses. They use an uncommon 33x1mm "french" thread as mentioned above.

Avoid the most-common lockring threading of 1.29x24 TPI which is your Dura Ace, all-city,...
01-24-19, 01:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,833
Posted By Leukybear

This. A cassette spacer has no belonging in a...

This.
A cassette spacer has no belonging in a fixed gear drive train.
Work on chainline from the crank. Are you running the correct bottom bracket for the cranks? Is the chaining on the right side...
01-20-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4,574
Views: 671,631
Posted By Leukybear

From their form-factor, trail lights that are...

From their form-factor, trail lights that are rated at least 2000 lumen with protective caps on
Forum: Introductions
01-18-19, 12:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 536
Posted By Leukybear

Hey hey I'm from the SF bay area too! ...

Hey hey I'm from the SF bay area too!

Welcome!
Forum: Introductions
01-18-19, 12:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By Leukybear

Nice to see you here! Congrats on taking the...

Nice to see you here! Congrats on taking the plunge!

Welcome! Enjoy the stay! :)
Forum: Introductions
01-18-19, 12:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By Leukybear

Welcome! I have modern and classic bikes as...

Welcome!

I have modern and classic bikes as well! My coolest bike is a lugged carbon Alan Carbonio. :)

Currently in storage but it's rad blast from the past!...
Forum: Introductions
01-18-19, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By Leukybear

Better late than never! Welcome! There's no...

Better late than never! Welcome!

There's no requirement to share ride information by the way. Just enjoy the ride, it's the only thing that matters. No obligation to share it unless you want to. :)
01-18-19, 12:10 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,268
Posted By Leukybear

2019 Geared Bikes Photo Thread

Been awhile since I posted this!

https://i.imgur.com/aG7QWMh.jpg?1


Complimentary blasts from the past @ old 2018 geared bikes megathread:...
01-18-19, 12:04 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 18,881
Posted By Leukybear

2018 has come to a close! Please visit the...

2018 has come to a close!

Please visit the 2019 geared megathread here:
https://www.bikeforums.net/singlespeed-fixed-gear/1164510-2019-geared-bikes-photo-thread.html
01-17-19, 11:58 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 87,432
Posted By Leukybear

LOL :roflmao2:

LOL :roflmao2:
01-17-19, 01:09 AM
Replies: 4,574
Views: 671,631
Posted By Leukybear

Afterburners

Afterburners
01-17-19, 01:07 AM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 87,432
Posted By Leukybear

As previously mentioned, perfectly fine. Just be...

As previously mentioned, perfectly fine. Just be sure to pay attention to the torque spec on the bar itself and not the stem.
If it is tightened to spec and slips, use carbon assembly paste for...
Forum: Introductions
01-16-19, 01:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 590
Posted By Leukybear

A folding bike is something I've always wanted...

A folding bike is something I've always wanted but never fully carried through with purchasing. I personally want a Brompton.

Welcome!
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