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08-19-15, 07:59 PM
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Posted By yellowjeep

Very nice looking bike! What bars are you running?

Very nice looking bike! What bars are you running?
08-12-15, 08:48 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 27,301
Posted By yellowjeep

I googled "last steel bike in the TdF" and...

I googled "last steel bike in the TdF" and clicked on this thread. I had to laugh when I saw I was one of the first people to post in this thread some 8 years ago...

I just bought and built a...
08-03-15, 06:12 PM
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Posted By yellowjeep

It's been a while since I have been around here,...

It's been a while since I have been around here, and a while since I was riding regularly. Nothing like a new bike to make a person want to ride more. I hope this one is ok in the CV section... It's...
07-04-12, 02:57 PM
07-03-12, 11:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,065
Posted By yellowjeep

On another note: Talking about Michael...

On another note:


Talking about Michael Mørkøv.

Reminds me of this clip (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCasmDE94S0&feature=player_detailpage#t=18s)

He's becoming a favorite for me.
07-03-12, 10:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,065
Posted By yellowjeep

All the talk of Sagan being a ****** is cracking...

All the talk of Sagan being a ****** is cracking me up. Ever seen a track sprint especially the old school sprints with track standing?
The goal is to make the other person do the work and come...
05-27-12, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By yellowjeep

Oreos and cream cheese frosting... only sort of...

Oreos and cream cheese frosting... only sort of kidding.

You need to find out your basal metabolic rate. Gaining and losing weight isn't really all that complicated, calories in vs calories out....
04-05-12, 11:41 PM
Replies: 3,217
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Posted By yellowjeep

http://img194.imageshack.us/img194/939/camerazoom2...

http://img194.imageshack.us/img194/939/camerazoom2012040320292.jpg

http://img833.imageshack.us/img833/3048/camerazoom2012040320064.jpg
02-27-12, 12:35 AM
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Views: 467
Posted By yellowjeep

GT ATB Ti bottom bracket bearing replacement.

I have a GT Ti bottom bracket that I would like to replace the bearings on. The sleeve is an exact fit between the bearing so there isn't a good way to hold the bearings while the spindle is pressed...
02-23-12, 12:39 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 41,979
Posted By yellowjeep

Building a single speed out of my forge. I needed...

Building a single speed out of my forge. I needed new cables so I was all like whatever.... and I got a sweet deal on a Soulcraft tensioner. Cassette and RD/FT and Rings weighed about a million...
02-18-12, 12:55 PM
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Views: 177,321
Posted By yellowjeep

Have Brand new KMC z410 in gold (1/8) ...

Have
Brand new KMC z410 in gold (1/8)

Want
New chain in 3/32
02-15-12, 06:24 PM
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Posted By yellowjeep

Very nice! Every time I see a Titan frame I kick...

Very nice! Every time I see a Titan frame I kick myself for not picking one upa few years ago. IIRC they were going for ~200.
02-09-12, 06:15 PM
Replies: 148
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Posted By yellowjeep

Very nice. I think the levers and the wheels...

Very nice. I think the levers and the wheels really work well together, visually.
02-09-12, 09:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,120
Posted By yellowjeep

Nice. Does anybody have any experience with...

Nice.

Does anybody have any experience with stroker trails and sticky pistons? Seems fairly common and I am 95% sure this is the issue I am having setting my front up properly.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-12, 05:23 PM
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Views: 105,300
Posted By yellowjeep

http://img210.imageshack.us/img210/1339/img2012020...

http://img210.imageshack.us/img210/1339/img20120207170454.jpg
02-07-12, 05:09 PM
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Posted By yellowjeep

My Cannondale. I never posted a proper photo...

My Cannondale. I never posted a proper photo after having it refinished.
http://img210.imageshack.us/img210/1339/img20120207170454.jpg
02-07-12, 04:06 PM
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Posted By yellowjeep

http://img52.imageshack.us/img52/6479/img201202071...

http://img52.imageshack.us/img52/6479/img20120207153700.jpg

I have a set of Stoker Trails coming in tomorrow and realized I hadn't posted a picture with the new wheels.
02-07-12, 04:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,279
Posted By yellowjeep

http://img820.imageshack.us/img820/8345/img2012020...

http://img820.imageshack.us/img820/8345/img20120207153858.jpg

Got the new wheels and tires in today. IMO it looks way way better with the black/black combo, not to mention the Maxxis are 35c...
02-07-12, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,213
Posted By yellowjeep

I would upgrade the Bianchi for no other reason...

I would upgrade the Bianchi for no other reason than I like Bianchis.



My 86 Cannondale has no problem accepting a 130mm hub. Maybe a tiny bit of a pain to take the wheel off but not really a...
02-05-12, 06:54 PM
Replies: 178
Sticky Trade Thread
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Posted By yellowjeep

Have Hayes MX 2 mech discs with tektro levers....

Have
Hayes MX 2 mech discs with tektro levers. No rotors
BBB Free Bar 2in risers, wide... about 700mm I think. 25.4

Want
27.2 0 offset micro adjust in black.
30.9 same as above.
31.8...
02-05-12, 03:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,279
Posted By yellowjeep

It rides really really nice, the fit is about...

It rides really really nice, the fit is about spot on. I think I have been riding frames a size too small up until about a year ago.

The shifting works amazing well. I actually got in to a semi...
02-05-12, 01:43 PM
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Views: 2,279
Posted By yellowjeep

Thanks TGB. Working on getting a better picture...

Thanks TGB. Working on getting a better picture up.
02-05-12, 01:24 PM
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Views: 2,279
Posted By yellowjeep

http://img706.imageshack.us/img706/2913/2012020513...

http://img706.imageshack.us/img706/2913/20120205131801.jpg
02-05-12, 11:54 AM
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Posted By yellowjeep

Vintage Campy. I know the theory but not the...

Vintage Campy. I know the theory but not the practice.
02-03-12, 12:01 AM
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Posted By yellowjeep

Nice

Nice
02-01-12, 09:05 PM
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Views: 2,052
Posted By yellowjeep

Can you post some detail shots?

Can you post some detail shots?
02-01-12, 12:14 AM
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Views: 2,021
Posted By yellowjeep

I have a pretty sweet Varsity (if you can...

I have a pretty sweet Varsity (if you can actually say that) that I have been thinking of doing something similar with... Looking forward to seeing what you come up with might be the inspiration I...
02-01-12, 12:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,211
Posted By yellowjeep

Sixy Fiver, at the risk of sounding dense when...

Sixy Fiver, at the risk of sounding dense when you say 5/5 and 0/0 are you talking about radial and lateral run out?
01-31-12, 08:27 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 30,483
Posted By yellowjeep

I run my brakes right front. I've never owned a...

I run my brakes right front. I've never owned a motorcycle and I'm not from England or any of the other countries that drive on the wrong side so who knows where I picked it up. Suits me fine.
01-31-12, 10:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 948
Posted By yellowjeep

Thanks for all the discussion so far. Basically...

Thanks for all the discussion so far. Basically what I'm seeing is that they will be some what more challenging to build but given correct component choices and proper techniques it should be fine....
01-30-12, 09:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,052
Posted By yellowjeep

Looking forward to hearing what others have to...

Looking forward to hearing what others have to say because I am currently sitting on a pair of NOS rims with the same idea as you. Mine are 28h and I am about 160.
01-30-12, 09:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 948
Posted By yellowjeep

How about the Rotaz rear hub? It has of an offset...

How about the Rotaz rear hub? It has of an offset and from everything I have read it is the same hub American Classic uses.

For quite a bump up in price I also like White Industries H2 or H3.
01-30-12, 07:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,279
Posted By yellowjeep

Very happy to report that the 6500 RD solved the...

Very happy to report that the 6500 RD solved the shifting issues straight away.
01-30-12, 10:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,279
Posted By yellowjeep

Comming in right around 775. This includes both...

Comming in right around 775. This includes both RDs and both sets of wheels. Minus the tubular wheel set and tires I am under 700 which is what I was shotoing for once things got going. Originally I...
01-30-12, 02:09 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 30,483
Posted By yellowjeep

Even if it was used for an 8sp set up it could...

Even if it was used for an 8sp set up it could have been used on a bike with shorter stays... Have you tried running it around the big ring big cog combo with out threading it though the RD, it...
01-30-12, 02:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,707
Posted By yellowjeep

Very pretty bike. I really like the color. Those...

Very pretty bike. I really like the color. Those hoods look brand spanking new. Any idea of what type of Columbus tubing it is?
01-30-12, 02:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,279
Posted By yellowjeep

Aright in addition to the RD (should be here...

Aright in addition to the RD (should be here tomorrow) I won an auction for a Centaur FD for 10 bucks. I don't know if this is necessary but I noticed the shifting with the 6500 FD is really really...
01-30-12, 01:01 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,652
Posted By yellowjeep

^^^Sram 8sp are like this too.

^^^Sram 8sp are like this too.
01-29-12, 10:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 948
Posted By yellowjeep

All very good points. Thanks for all the input so...

All very good points. Thanks for all the input so far.
01-29-12, 10:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 948
Posted By yellowjeep

I still have a lot to learn it seems. I like the...

I still have a lot to learn it seems. I like the idea of of sharper handling though. I may just do 3x all around again because its what I know and I know that it works. I have been reading a lot...
01-29-12, 09:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 948
Posted By yellowjeep

I didn't think about that. 1x is out then. How...

I didn't think about that. 1x is out then. How about 2x then as I am not a fan of radial.
01-29-12, 09:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 948
Posted By yellowjeep

Next wheel build

Starting to think about my next wheel set. I have a set of NOS Ambrosio Formula 20s. Now thinking about hubs and spokes. Sort of leaning towards Super Light hubs from Bike Hub Store and using the...
01-28-12, 07:35 PM
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Views: 2,068,656
Posted By yellowjeep

Awesome, I tried it with a 6sp SIS 600 RD and its...

Awesome, I tried it with a 6sp SIS 600 RD and its does't quite work as I feel it should with the Veloce levers. I should have a 6500 RD here on Monday so your experience eases my mind quite a bit. I...
01-28-12, 06:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,456
Posted By yellowjeep

Oh dang... That's nice. I love the color on...

Oh dang... That's nice.

I love the color on the Paramount. I have been after a pink bike or a while actually.
01-28-12, 06:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,351
Posted By yellowjeep

How about these? ...

How about these?
http://ep.yimg.com/ca/I/yhst-60608170612214_2179_3282157.jpg
http://store.yokozunausa.com/scsusm.html
01-28-12, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7,548
Views: 2,068,656
Posted By yellowjeep

That bike looks excellent. How is the...

That bike looks excellent.

How is the shifting with your set up? What derailleurs/shifters are you running? I am working on a similar build, albeit a decidedly non C&V cross bike. Depending on how...
01-27-12, 02:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,773
Posted By yellowjeep

^^ I'm a big fan of homemade tools. Might have to...

^^ I'm a big fan of homemade tools. Might have to stop by Home Depot later.
01-27-12, 01:35 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,321
Posted By yellowjeep

Clipless on every bike ATM. I had a track bike...

Clipless on every bike ATM. I had a track bike when I lived in Chicago with clips and straps don't recall what they were exactly they were a lot more convenient to just hope on and go but now I just...
01-27-12, 12:59 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 30,483
Posted By yellowjeep

Amazing. Great CS also :thumb:

Amazing. Great CS also :thumb:
01-27-12, 12:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,773
Posted By yellowjeep

Those OR 7 rims are damn cool... If they are the...

Those OR 7 rims are damn cool... If they are the wood rims I am thinking of I am jealous.

I have these in my closet.
http://img40.imageshack.us/img40/1937/img20120126203709.jpg
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