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09-20-12, 07:46 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

I want those wheels, man.

I want those wheels, man.
09-20-12, 06:04 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

Always love seeing this one, doc. Just...

Always love seeing this one, doc. Just aesthetically, tho, have you ever thought of getting a stem that's parallel to the top tube?
09-19-12, 09:27 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

Yeah, the hairnet thing is silly.

Yeah, the hairnet thing is silly.
09-19-12, 08:40 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

4 years? 2 decades is a pretty long time!

4 years? 2 decades is a pretty long time!
09-19-12, 08:27 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

Great updates, Chris! You'll need to take a few...

Great updates, Chris! You'll need to take a few independent "garage door" shots of each so we can get a nice clear view of your handiwork.

I like the Specialized saddles. Are those leather?
...
09-17-12, 08:39 PM
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Views: 48,867
Posted By jeebusaurousrex

Did a standard 60mile-ish route this weekend over...

Did a standard 60mile-ish route this weekend over varied terrain. The Peloton felt more composed (but not less responsive) and somewhat stiffer than the Circuit especially in the rear triangle/bb. ...
09-10-12, 08:20 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

:D I justify the gaudy gold plating on rolls...

:D I justify the gaudy gold plating on rolls saddles with the tiny bit of gold on the columbus stickers on my bike. Whatever works man!
09-10-12, 08:09 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

Damn, one day one of you guys are going to make...

Damn, one day one of you guys are going to make me snap and build up a Centurion frame. Nice build! Wheels are definitely the odd man out, but screw it, if they ride well, they ride well.
09-10-12, 08:04 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

Thanks, Chris, you're an inspiration to Peloton...

Thanks, Chris, you're an inspiration to Peloton owners everywhere! Aesthetically SRAM really does it for me, esp now that the Rival chainrings are anodized matte black. The ease of shifting up from...
09-08-12, 07:06 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

Not yet, sir, but he'll probably catch wind of it...

Not yet, sir, but he'll probably catch wind of it on the Peloton thread eventually... ;)

Honestly, can't say I feel much difference between this and the Circuit, but I haven't raced on it yet. ...
09-08-12, 06:54 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

Posted in the Peloton thread, but wanted to get...

Posted in the Peloton thread, but wanted to get it into this one as well because who doesn't want to show off their hard work!

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8295/7958266238_8419c91635_z.jpg...
09-08-12, 06:44 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

Finally! 99.99% finished. I just need a...

Finally! 99.99% finished. I just need a respectable seat post binder bolt. Anyone know what size/standard it is? Both Tempo and Circuit's Sugino bolts did not fit and neither did a Campy one.
...
09-06-12, 07:58 AM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

I'm close to finishing up the vintage/sti peloton...

I'm close to finishing up the vintage/sti peloton build. Just have to add the wheels, tune up the derailleurs and brakes, add the new Columbus sticker and wax the sucker down. Pics soon... :)
08-30-12, 08:51 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

Sheldon likes it! ...

Sheldon likes it!

http://sheldonbrown.com/biopace.html

I use the original biopace that came on the 105 cranks on my commuter. To prevent sweating I don't spin on this bike and feel like...
08-21-12, 08:27 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

Agreed! Agreed! Ober, I have a...

Agreed!



Agreed!

Ober, I have a 95mm black cinelli xa stem if you want to try it out. You'll need a matching cinelli bar with a 26.4 clamp section or a standard 26mm with a shim.
08-21-12, 08:10 AM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

Ober, looking good. Didn't realize you'd be...

Ober, looking good. Didn't realize you'd be using anything other than drop bars!
08-21-12, 08:09 AM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

The paint on the Look is stunningly "pro" though....

The paint on the Look is stunningly "pro" though. Aside from any differences in geometry and handling is the 753 frame stiffer? I assume you'd notice more since you're a taller/larger rider.
08-09-12, 09:58 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

I had a chance to see a few DX4000 on the road...

I had a chance to see a few DX4000 on the road recently and they specifically said "hand made" or "hand built" (I forget the exact wording).

So...there's a pretty good chance that these Pelotons...
07-23-12, 08:58 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

Sparkly indeed!

Sparkly indeed!
07-23-12, 08:56 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

A case for hand built: Panasonic's high end Team...

A case for hand built: Panasonic's high end Team series were all hand made and had very similar specs down to the Columbus tubes for frames and forks. The only thing I haven't been able to match up...
07-06-12, 02:15 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

Niiiice, how are the bars working out for you? I...

Niiiice, how are the bars working out for you? I like that these modern bars combined with the brifter hoods essentially make for a longer stem. This particular one looks pretty good even though...
07-03-12, 07:57 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

Absolutely tops. I think I may have to tear...

Absolutely tops. I think I may have to tear apart my current commuter for one JUST LIKE THIS.
07-03-12, 07:44 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

A quick look through evilbay made me very...

A quick look through evilbay made me very confused. I need to do some research on vintage mtbs on sizing, components, and designs...

Also, what seems like high end stuff seems pretty dag cheap.
07-03-12, 06:43 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

This thread is Pure Evil. I want one. Bad.

This thread is Pure Evil.

I want one. Bad.
07-01-12, 12:03 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

Thanks, and I love this thread. So many amazing...

Thanks, and I love this thread. So many amazing builds here. Plus's Bottecchia is as classy as it gets as far as bicycle aesthetics go.
07-01-12, 11:54 AM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

My former race bike had 9spd Ultegra and I never...

My former race bike had 9spd Ultegra and I never liked the brake levers doing double duty as shifters. When I tried SRAM shifters, I liked how they felt and especially liked that I could upshift...
07-01-12, 11:30 AM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

After 2 years of upgrades, races, crashes, and...

After 2 years of upgrades, races, crashes, and being generally beat to hell, I think my Circuit has changed enough to re-post. ;)

Here it was, sparkling and clean right after the build:...
06-26-12, 12:32 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

A 0.4mm mistake is all that's between you and...

A 0.4mm mistake is all that's between you and losing your front teeth! :eek:
06-25-12, 09:09 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

SCHWINN CIRCUIT With a matte black paint job,...

SCHWINN
CIRCUIT
With a matte black paint job, chromed aero stays, and sealed bearings top to bottom, the Circuit is ready for whatever its triathlete riders can throw at it. By Christopher Koch
...
06-25-12, 08:28 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

Finally got the issue of Bicycle Guide. Don't...

Finally got the issue of Bicycle Guide. Don't have the heart to flatten out this old magazine and crease the already tattered spine so took some photos. I'm stretching my fingers for some touch...
06-25-12, 03:28 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

26.4, the annoying Cinelli only spec.

26.4, the annoying Cinelli only spec.
06-25-12, 01:58 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

Have: 1) Cinelli XA stem, black, 95mm, 26.4...

Have:
1) Cinelli XA stem, black, 95mm, 26.4 clamp. Really clean, shop wear, doesn't look like it was really used.
2) Cinelli 64-42, early-80s Giro model, 26.4 clamp, no cable grooves. Very clean....
06-18-12, 07:37 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

Thanks to tamaso206 for linking these scans a...

Thanks to tamaso206 for linking these scans a while back in the SL v SLX thread (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/819200-SL-vs-SLX-Ride-Characteistics), I found a nice little review from a...
06-07-12, 08:49 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

Another vote for Contis with black chili...

Another vote for Contis with black chili compound. I'll never go back to Rubinos again.
05-29-12, 07:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,243
Posted By jeebusaurousrex

On the other hand I used to ask what CF (and...

On the other hand I used to ask what CF (and titanium) frames felt like since I only had experience with steel.

Eventually I got to ride a friend's and it was pretty damn nice, but if it means...
05-27-12, 09:17 AM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

Awesome, thanks for doing this. I know some of...

Awesome, thanks for doing this. I know some of us just don't have the strong constitution needed to commit to a complete...er strip.
05-27-12, 09:05 AM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

I like this cover. I like U2. I like bikes. ...

I like this cover. I like U2. I like bikes.

I like turtles.
05-21-12, 10:33 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

:thumb: Also Tenax wasn't just one type of...

:thumb:

Also Tenax wasn't just one type of tubing. From what I gather, Tenax was originally poorly finished SP tubing (can rccardr confirm the finish on the many Tenax tubed Tempos you've...
05-21-12, 07:33 AM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

My 23inch 1987 was just above 24lbs with pedals...

My 23inch 1987 was just above 24lbs with pedals (105 spd-sl), cages, etc. when it was set up as a race bike a few years ago. Rest of my bikes are 21/22" frames so wouldn't be the best comparison,...
05-17-12, 08:44 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

Low end campy is heavy stuff. SRAM may not look...

Low end campy is heavy stuff. SRAM may not look as elegant as the Italians, but I think the Rival group looks classy in an understated way.
05-17-12, 08:35 PM
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Views: 6,280
Posted By jeebusaurousrex

YES please! I've only seen photos of them on...

YES please! I've only seen photos of them on ebay and then they disappear quite quickly.

rccadr - You weren't kidding about the annual tempo rebuild! Nice work, sir!
05-17-12, 08:22 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,280
Posted By jeebusaurousrex

I set it up with brifters from day one so can't...

I set it up with brifters from day one so can't compare on this particular bike, but the biggest gains are the 3 extra cogs in back and a "modern" free hub (tricolor 600). NYC is flatlander heaven...
05-16-12, 09:42 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

Amen.

Amen.
05-16-12, 08:58 PM
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Views: 6,280
Posted By jeebusaurousrex

It's a slightly heavy frameset, but has a nice...

It's a slightly heavy frameset, but has a nice balance of stiffness and springy steel feel. Mine would be near perfect if it were a size smaller.
05-16-12, 08:52 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,280
Posted By jeebusaurousrex

Here's my daily commuter with a mish mash of...

Here's my daily commuter with a mish mash of parts. I personally love the teal/white color scheme.

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05-07-12, 09:07 AM
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Views: 862
Posted By jeebusaurousrex

Keep us updated with photos! Personally, if...

Keep us updated with photos!

Personally, if you're staying with downtube, you should get the 9spd Dura-Ace that's still in production. Pretty sure you can run them indexed or friction. 9spd...
05-01-12, 01:17 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

Ah, maybe the Paves are more robust. Masters...

Ah, maybe the Paves are more robust. Masters were toast way too quickly. They sure were super, super smooth though.
05-01-12, 01:06 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

Very close, but they're "brown" walls. I need...

Very close, but they're "brown" walls. I need see an actual photo of the tires though.
04-30-12, 07:33 PM
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Posted By jeebusaurousrex

IMHO Veloflex are great...until there's debris on...

IMHO Veloflex are great...until there's debris on the road...or if it's raining/wet...and you don't mind replacing your very expensive handmade Italian tires after about 1000 miles because the tread...
04-27-12, 08:35 AM
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Views: 541
Posted By jeebusaurousrex

You need a step down ferrule. Local shops that...

You need a step down ferrule. Local shops that aren't purely based around race bikes should have them laying around. Usually they'll give it to you for free. Or buy a spare tube and they should...
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