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03-18-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By 55/Rad

I screwed up my own post. The crank is a 104/64...

I screwed up my own post. The crank is a 104/64 BCD...not 110 as stated in my original posts. Thanks!
03-18-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By 55/Rad

Chainring Dilemma

So, I'm working to build a gravel bike using a Niner MTB frame. I have a Shimano SLX 2X (675) crank and want to run it with 44t and 28t chainrings. The SLX is a 110/64 BCD.

The larger ring (44)...
03-10-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By 55/Rad

Need Front Derailleur Recommendation

I building a gravel bike using a Niner MTB frame. First time working with MTB frame and parts. I'm running Ultegra 6600 10 speed STI shifters paired with an XT rear derailleur M771. I originally...
02-17-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By 55/Rad

Thanks Jim - the Ultegra series I have is 6800.

Thanks Jim - the Ultegra series I have is 6800.
02-17-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By 55/Rad

I'm pushing 60 and currently sitting in a home...

I'm pushing 60 and currently sitting in a home overlooking the ocean in Yachats.

I don't need the extra gears. Could easily go with 9. It's just that I have a set of DA 10 speed STI's and Ultegra...
02-17-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By 55/Rad

Road/MTB Drivetrain Compatibility Again

Building a Niner One 9 into a gravel bike and need to make decisions on drivetrain. I want to run either Shimano 10 or 11 speed road shifters with an XT rear mech and a 11-34 or 11-38 cassette.

If...
02-13-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By 55/Rad

Thank you all for your replies and suggestions....

Thank you all for your replies and suggestions. -55/Rad
02-10-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By 55/Rad

Screw On Cable Guides

Looking to source some cable guides similar to these in the photo - double for the downtube and triple for under the bottom bracket. Not an easy find on the general online shops. I figured the...
02-06-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 375
Posted By 55/Rad

WTB - Dura Ace 7800/7801 Front Left STI

Looking to buy or trade for a Shimano ST-7800/7801 LEFT/FRONT STI brifter in excellent condition. This is the 10 speed version. Can be for either a double or triple crankset. Let me know what you...
02-06-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1,656
Views: 139,591
Posted By 55/Rad

Looking for Shimano Dura Ace 7800/7801 LEFT/FRONT...

Looking for Shimano Dura Ace 7800/7801 LEFT/FRONT STI brifter in excellent condition. Minimal scratches or shop wear. Ebay ones are either not good enough or too expensive.

Have - many road parts...
Forum: Want To Buy
02-06-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,375
Posted By 55/Rad

WTB - Shimano Dura Ace 7800/7801 Left STI Brifter

Looking to purchase or trade for a 7800/7801 LEFT/FRONT STI brifter in excellent condition.This is the 10 speed series. Can be for either a double or triple crankset. Minimal scratches and working...
09-12-17, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5,526
Views: 443,995
Posted By 55/Rad

Hubs!!!

Hubs!!!
09-11-17, 06:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,557
Posted By 55/Rad

The 853 Maillot Jaunes are feeling left out. ...

The 853 Maillot Jaunes are feeling left out.

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09-11-17, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By 55/Rad

You could use one of the motorcycle wheel spokes...

You could use one of the motorcycle wheel spokes behind you.
09-07-17, 11:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By 55/Rad

Ebay. If it isn't there today, it will be...

Ebay. If it isn't there today, it will be tomorrow. You may have to buy it one piece at a time but it can be found.

55/Rad
09-06-17, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,021
Posted By 55/Rad

Never underestimate what someone will spend on...

Never underestimate what someone will spend on something they are emotionally attached to. There are a million reasons and I've exercised many of them.

Unfortunately, that emotion doesn't always...
09-05-17, 05:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 705
Posted By 55/Rad

Rode in the morning on Saturday and Monday before...

Rode in the morning on Saturday and Monday before it got too hot. Worked on a bike on Saturday afternoon but rather than deal with the blast furnace heat of the garage, I moved into the dining room...
09-04-17, 12:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,144
Posted By 55/Rad

Please tell us what you know and post some photos...

Please tell us what you know and post some photos so we can help you out.
09-03-17, 07:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,209
Posted By 55/Rad

That's a purdy bike right there. Very nice. Love...

That's a purdy bike right there. Very nice. Love the paint and the frame looks oh-so-clean. What size is it - 58?

55/Rad
09-03-17, 03:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,589
Posted By 55/Rad

The whole experience left me sad to the point...

The whole experience left me sad to the point that after a year of looking at it, I just sold it. I shot a lot of photos as you can imagine - but I never posted them except when I sold it on Ebay.
...
09-03-17, 12:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,589
Posted By 55/Rad

Thank you. I gave a LOT of thought to the tb14's...

Thank you. I gave a LOT of thought to the tb14's but chose the Archetypes in the end because I love the polished silver aero-ness. With the CK hubs, they come in just under 1800 grams w/o skewers.
...
09-03-17, 10:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,589
Posted By 55/Rad

Thank you for the kind words.:thumb:

Thank you for the kind words.:thumb:
09-03-17, 10:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,589
Posted By 55/Rad

Yes. I posted photos...built it up and rode it...

Yes. I posted photos...built it up and rode it few times, then sold it. I was happy to close that chapter.

55/Rad
09-03-17, 10:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,589
Posted By 55/Rad

Please do! We ride a lot from St. Johns out...

Please do! We ride a lot from St. Johns out Marine Drive down to Blue Lake or Gresham or further out towards Multnomah Falls. We also do the west hills about 25% of the time.

55/Rad
09-03-17, 10:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,589
Posted By 55/Rad

Seat tube is 60 cm C-T. 59 C-C. Top Tube is 57...

Seat tube is 60 cm C-T. 59 C-C.
Top Tube is 57 C-C.

Being 6' with a 34" cycling inseam, I've always liked the frames with a shorter top tube.

55/Rad
09-02-17, 07:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,589
Posted By 55/Rad

It's in the registry. Dave was instrumental in...

It's in the registry. Dave was instrumental in helping get the paint done. His blog posts outlining exactly how he painted these frames provided detail that allowed Black Magic to do it exactly as it...
09-02-17, 06:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,589
Posted By 55/Rad

Dave Moulton Fuso #2

12 years ago, I built up a Dave Moulton Fuso as part of building frenzy I had over several years up until about 2010. Some of you may remember me from this forum...I was a moderator for a short time...
05-11-16, 12:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,828
Posted By 55/Rad

If you don't mind...what is the measurement of...

If you don't mind...what is the measurement of the head tube? With and without headset. Thank you!

55/Rad
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-16, 11:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,771
Posted By 55/Rad

Love my Seven.

Love my Seven.
05-07-16, 12:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,720
Posted By 55/Rad

Nope - ^^^ - not mine. Though I always wish it...

Nope - ^^^ - not mine. Though I always wish it was. It was however, the inspiration for this one .

http://imageshack.com/a/img922/3785/j28FZi.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-15, 12:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,716
Posted By 55/Rad

Nice! I'm a big fan of media blasting on frames...

Nice! I'm a big fan of media blasting on frames and love the look. Will you be doing the same with the Serotta decals? I once did this with a reverse template on a chrome Pinarello frame to fantastic...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-15, 09:05 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,031
Posted By 55/Rad

Racquetball and long walks.

Racquetball and long walks.
07-13-15, 04:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,122
Posted By 55/Rad

Lemond Tete de Course. The spine series frame...

Lemond Tete de Course. The spine series frame with 1/2 carbon and 1/2 Ti.
07-13-15, 03:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,122
Posted By 55/Rad

6 years and a week. 6 years for the paint,...

6 years and a week.

6 years for the paint, one week for everything else.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-15, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By 55/Rad

A small dent?

A small dent?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-15, 11:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,137
Posted By 55/Rad

Careful. It can have a snowball effect leading to...

Careful. It can have a snowball effect leading to a houseful of collectibles and a divorce. Not that I would know...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-14, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By 55/Rad

The rule of 3 is a good starting place, though...

The rule of 3 is a good starting place, though once you get used to it, breaking it once in awhile is really no big deal.

The rule of 3 is this - don't use big chainring with 3 biggest gears. And...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-14, 07:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,420
Posted By 55/Rad

Just got the 52/36 with a 11/28 rear after...

Just got the 52/36 with a 11/28 rear after several years riding 50/34 with a 12/25. Wider range and with 3 more gears, I'm not missing anything.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-14, 08:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,956
Posted By 55/Rad

A Pinarello Montello (the chrome one) and a...

A Pinarello Montello (the chrome one) and a Lemond Tete de Course (853 steel) to name a couple. Both went to great, deserving people.

55/Rad
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-14, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By 55/Rad

Great to see you too. Can't wait to get them...

Great to see you too. Can't wait to get them wheels on the bike...though now, it may be a week or 2. Thanks for the tip on the Seven dealer.

55/Rad
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-14, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By 55/Rad

Portland Oregon Locals

Need recommendations for where to take a bike for an insurance inspection. River City? Bike Gallery?

Bike isn't too bad but I need a careful inspection by someone who would rather replace parts...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-14, 12:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 769
Posted By 55/Rad

Welcome. You came to the right place. The folks...

Welcome. You came to the right place. The folks here are knowledgeable and friendly and should be able to get you on your way.

Let's start with some simple questions.

What part of the world...
06-24-14, 08:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,704
Posted By 55/Rad

I do like a good brick background as well. ...

I do like a good brick background as well.

http://imageshack.com/a/img295/3261/wfhero1kl1.jpg
06-24-14, 08:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,978
Posted By 55/Rad

SJX426 - while your Montello frame is full...

SJX426 - while your Montello frame is full chrome, even under the paint, it is not shiny perfect under that paint. Only the "Chromonero" Montello's, which came with a translucent tint, came with the...
06-24-14, 08:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,978
Posted By 55/Rad

I don't have it anymore but here is the story on...

I don't have it anymore but here is the story on how I did my Montello:

Full Chrome '88 Pinarello Montello - The Paceline Forum (http://forums.thepaceline.net/showthread.php?t=22952)
06-24-14, 08:17 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 57,125
Posted By 55/Rad

http://imageshack.com/a/img297/2401/pinnyfullretou...

http://imageshack.com/a/img297/2401/pinnyfullretouchedgp8.jpg
06-24-14, 07:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,704
Posted By 55/Rad

Deep SPACE... ...

Deep SPACE...


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06-24-14, 07:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,704
Posted By 55/Rad

I recommend.....SPACE. ...

I recommend.....SPACE.

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-14, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,012
Posted By 55/Rad

Basic aluminum frame with a Tiagra mix group....

Basic aluminum frame with a Tiagra mix group. Entry model on the quality road bike level. Looks to be in fairly decent shape.

$425 is more than I would pay but it's not a bad deal. Certainly far...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-14, 10:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 26,856
Posted By 55/Rad

And one back to you BillyD! I'm still...

And one back to you BillyD! I'm still riding...though I only have one bike. Life is good. How are you?

55/Rad
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