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08-15-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By IAmSam

I'm not saying that this is for sure a 'Nelli, or...

I'm not saying that this is for sure a 'Nelli, or not...but I can tell you for a fact that the early Gazettas had a segmented or "lugged" fork.

But WTF OP? For a hundy, if it fits you, how can you...
08-13-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 1,103,513
Posted By IAmSam

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08-08-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 1,103,513
Posted By IAmSam

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08-08-19, 06:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,355
Posted By IAmSam

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08-02-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 792
Posted By IAmSam

Check out the Paceline for more than just seau...

Check out the Paceline for more than just seau grateau's links - I can't remember which sub-forum/s but I do remember running across more than just two threads about Big Digs there when I got...
08-01-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,077
Posted By IAmSam

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08-01-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3,880
Views: 509,664
Posted By IAmSam

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07-26-19, 05:04 AM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 1,103,513
Posted By IAmSam

:innocent: ...

:innocent:

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07-15-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,849
Posted By IAmSam

How quickly we forget :innocent: ...

How quickly we forget :innocent:


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But seriously...if you really want...
07-10-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 38,015
Posted By IAmSam

Thank you - it is fun... Since...

Thank you - it is fun...

Since BoozyMcliverRot already swelled your head all up - I'll just say...your Ribbit is very nice too :innocent:
07-05-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 38,015
Posted By IAmSam

You're Blue? I'm Green :D ...

You're Blue? I'm Green :D

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07-01-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 38,015
Posted By IAmSam

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07-01-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 1,103,513
Posted By IAmSam

;) ...

;)

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06-24-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,006
Posted By IAmSam

Bianchi seems to accept that they are the same...

Bianchi seems to accept that they are the same frame ;)

https://www.bianchiusa.com/store/gitane-city-link-frameset-single-speed-black.html

and they are like 1/2 the price...


But seriously...
06-24-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 38,015
Posted By IAmSam

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06-24-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,896
Posted By IAmSam

Here - let me help you... ...

Here - let me help you...

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I would very much like to see...
06-19-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,397
Posted By IAmSam

I grew up beating the hell out of...

I grew up beating the hell out of cheap...errr...budget oriented bikes like this and have a soft-spot for these beasts, so while I generally go along with the idea of not wasting much money refurbing...
06-17-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,397
Posted By IAmSam

I apologize but I couldn't resist going smart-ass...

I apologize but I couldn't resist going smart-ass when I saw they closed it out for $25 - I mean how much more can one be willing to spend on a new BB to get a better chainline with a $25 crank?
...
06-17-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,911
Posted By IAmSam

Wabi's lighter wheelset is very good...but the...

Wabi's lighter wheelset is very good...but the rims are narrow

Well, as long as I'm here - I decided to blow off the wheel build I described in post #12 and made an offer on some porky low-budget...
06-16-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,397
Posted By IAmSam

I'm sorry but a lot of this problem does not...

I'm sorry but a lot of this problem does not quite make sense to me so I do look forward to pics...

FWIW unless you don't know a mountain bike from a road bike, if your frame is indeed a roadie...
06-15-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,033
Posted By IAmSam

I'm sorry, but I gotta get in here, please... ...

I'm sorry, but I gotta get in here, please...

I could swear that I recall you posted sometime in the recent past that you had switched to a hooded brake lever and pulled your top lever off. Or...
06-15-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,911
Posted By IAmSam

I apologize for the hijack but since it looks...

I apologize for the hijack but since it looks like this thread may have run its course, perhaps I can glom onto it now with a question that kind of fits in here anyway...

The reason I am...
06-08-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,911
Posted By IAmSam

Well TimothyH, and especially base2 since you...

Well TimothyH, and especially base2 since you mentioned Stan's A340s which is/was my intended rim...

In case anyone cares - Stan's ZTR Alpha 340 rims (which originally were promoted as 340g then...
06-08-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,445
Posted By IAmSam

Are you aware of chain tools/breakers? Or...

Are you aware of chain tools/breakers? Or half-links?

If not, learn about them...

You are welcome
06-07-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,911
Posted By IAmSam

Actually, I'd say that any serious rider who...

Actually, I'd say that any serious rider who can't feel it is either oblivious or numb :innocent:

Because reasons I have been rotating 2 wheelsets that are about 300g difference between a couple...
06-02-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,071
Posted By IAmSam

I'm pretty close to being convinced to give this...

I'm pretty close to being convinced to give this a try...
06-02-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 148
Posted By IAmSam

Cinelli BB Q...

...Yes, my daily rider is steel, and from what I was told when I bought the frame - it is from around the time I'd consider the vintage boundary. My baby is a track(tarck?) bike that I ride on the...
06-02-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,145
Posted By IAmSam

This bike is long gone, and is...errr...an homage...

This bike is long gone, and is...errr...an homage to C & V - but it is the right color, I always liked it, and I haven't gotten to post any pics in this sub-forum for a while :innocent:

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05-29-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,239
Posted By IAmSam

:innocent: ...

:innocent:

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05-29-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,071
Posted By IAmSam

I have a question along these same lines so might...

I have a question along these same lines so might as well just revive this thread and ask here...

What does the group think about using these methods on Rims?

TIA...
05-27-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,751
Posted By IAmSam

Its so dull and boring around here nowadays that...

Its so dull and boring around here nowadays that I welcome zombies...

I was an avid tennis player for a good part of my life so can echo old (and older) posts that racquet grip tape is not a good...
05-17-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,166
Posted By IAmSam

Uhhhh...520 is 4130 - just Reynolds' proprietary...

Uhhhh...520 is 4130 - just Reynolds' proprietary name for theirs

And - look around OP, there are plenty of quite nice sw8 phiksies out there in your budget. Apparently we are close but not quite...
05-14-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 1,103,513
Posted By IAmSam

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05-12-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,585
Posted By IAmSam

Wow...this thread ain't gettin' much love this...

Wow...this thread ain't gettin' much love this year, is it?

Since my Sw8 Phiksie is all torn down now for a too infrequent thorough cleaning and polishing, and framesaving...I have been riding my...
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By IAmSam

Yeah, you did fine on the price...but you did it...

Yeah, you did fine on the price...but you did it backwards - it is usually a lot more helpful to ask around if a price is good before buying ;)

I happen to ride and love an RB1 and there is no...
04-30-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3,880
Views: 509,664
Posted By IAmSam

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04-30-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By IAmSam

Ain't a thing wrong with a Phils BB - in fact I...

Ain't a thing wrong with a Phils BB - in fact I have one myself mated to my own Campag Record Pista crankset, but FYI there are a few little foibles involved in installing one. Before you move on to...
04-30-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 38,015
Posted By IAmSam

My "beach cruiser" during the spring break here...

My "beach cruiser" during the spring break here that ended last weekend...

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04-30-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,412
Posted By IAmSam

Hahaha - so for $33.95 you get a lifetime supply...

Hahaha - so for $33.95 you get a lifetime supply of $3-4 halflinks ;)



55 bucks less & 100+g claimed less weight:
Velocity A23 Track Bike Fixed Gear Singlespeed Wheels DT Comp [741227] -...
04-19-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,425
Posted By IAmSam

??? ...

???

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???
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04-16-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,895
Posted By IAmSam

Maybe...110BCD crankset is not really your best...

Maybe...110BCD crankset is not really your best option?
04-13-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4,594
Views: 460,477
Posted By IAmSam

Aren't you the guy who just got a nice B'stone...

Aren't you the guy who just got a nice B'stone NJS bike? That is a helluva stable you are building...





...
04-13-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 368,099
Posted By IAmSam

^^^I can't figure out whether the quill stem or...

^^^I can't figure out whether the quill stem or loose ball headset is more more important to you, but it makes no sense to me to put those small bits above the frame itself in your decision. However,...
04-10-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 368,099
Posted By IAmSam

Sorry to rain on your parade, but IIRC - 2002 or...

Sorry to rain on your parade, but IIRC - 2002 or so was the last year that 'Rollers took 1" quill stems, so you have your work cut out for you...

Since it is so unlikely to find one, may I suggest...
04-05-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3,880
Views: 509,664
Posted By IAmSam

Speaking of clothing/kit - Primal Wear is running...

Speaking of clothing/kit - Primal Wear is running a sale on some interesting overstock, discontinued, and clearance items, plus there's a coupon for an additional 20% off - FINAL4
...
04-04-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,276
Posted By IAmSam

They've all been around for more than a few...

They've all been around for more than a few years, and have pretty much become the benchmarks for steel tarck frames - and oddly enough, they all got some love here the past few days, and veganbikes...
03-20-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 1,103,513
Posted By IAmSam

How 'bout something a little different :innocent:...

How 'bout something a little different :innocent:

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03-20-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,364
Posted By IAmSam

OK - here's Leader for you, nowadays... ...

OK - here's Leader for you, nowadays...

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https://brotures.com/?s=leader
03-20-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 23,464
Posted By IAmSam

I agree...when the time comes for me to get...

I agree...when the time comes for me to get serious about redoing paint on my bike - a Laser-esque blue is my plan



Thanks! OK, but you've got to promise not to tell anyone, 'cos everybody who...
03-17-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,359
Posted By IAmSam

:popcorn

:popcorn
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