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Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,624
Posted By seau grateau

You can put your weed in there.

You can put your weed in there.
09-15-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 825
Posted By seau grateau

It sure does when you're going downhill.

It sure does when you're going downhill.
09-14-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 681
Posted By seau grateau

Yeah you can get wheels that aren't dog **** for...

Yeah you can get wheels that aren't dog **** for 200 or less.
09-14-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 681
Posted By seau grateau

Honestly would not be surprised if that's close...

Honestly would not be surprised if that's close to the actual weight of those awful looking things.
09-11-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,296
Posted By seau grateau

I'd go orange because I like a little pizzazz.

I'd go orange because I like a little pizzazz.
09-10-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By seau grateau

Nice! Ti bikes are sweet. I found a Lynskey era...

Nice! Ti bikes are sweet. I found a Lynskey era Litespeed frame on eBay a while back and built it up as my road bike, definitely one of my favorite bikes I've owned at this point. I'd probably have...
09-10-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,296
Posted By seau grateau

This looks pretty frickin' sweet.

This looks pretty frickin' sweet.
09-09-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By seau grateau

Oh Affinity. They make some rad frames but can't...

Oh Affinity. They make some rad frames but can't put together a readable geo chart to save their life. At least they don't have question marks for the angles anymore but I still have no idea what...
09-08-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By seau grateau

I've been using Gran Compe for a few years and...

I've been using Gran Compe for a few years and have no complaints. They're good bang for buck.
09-08-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By seau grateau

No, but you don't need an All City hub. Any 120mm...

No, but you don't need an All City hub. Any 120mm track hub will do.
09-07-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By seau grateau

Anything from here would work:...

Anything from here would work: https://www.velomine.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=87_172&zenid=c1bouq3erv696g83495k6fi0s3 It'll probably save you money over building wheels, unless you already...
09-07-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 437
Posted By seau grateau

It's also not a Wabi Thunder.

It's also not a Wabi Thunder.
09-04-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By seau grateau

That's a nice area for riding. I used to live in...

That's a nice area for riding. I used to live in South Pasadena and would head up that way via the Rose Bowl all the time.
09-03-20, 11:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By seau grateau

When I lived in LA I would take my fixed gear out...

When I lived in LA I would take my fixed gear out to some pretty decent climbs -- not the big mountain road climbs but Chevy Chase, Griffith Park, etc. They were hard as hell but it was fun as hell...
09-02-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,139
Posted By seau grateau

Different bikes for different things. Sometimes...

Different bikes for different things. Sometimes riding a fixed gear is the last thing I want to do. Other times, it's the only thing I want to do.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 26,876
Views: 16,916,557
Posted By seau grateau

94/95 Litespeed Catalyst, Tiagra 10 speed...

94/95 Litespeed Catalyst, Tiagra 10 speed groupset.
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09-02-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,296
Posted By seau grateau

Just put some new bottle cages on this one. The...

Just put some new bottle cages on this one. The proper move would have been Ti cages but they're expensive so I got cheap stainless steel ones that look like Ti instead. I'll cut the steer tube some...
09-02-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 890
Posted By seau grateau

Tires, tubes, rim tape, lock ring, foot...

Tires, tubes, rim tape, lock ring, foot retention, cost of labor for any installations OP can't do alone...building a bike from scratch is not the move when you're on a budget.

If it were me, I'd...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,168
Posted By seau grateau

I hate the threads that come loose from the...

I hate the threads that come loose from the casing, don't really like the ride feel, and I've had some crappy sidewall issues with them before.
09-01-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4,893
Views: 638,340
Posted By seau grateau

I guess I just forgot to update it.

I guess I just forgot to update it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2,531
Views: 398,959
Posted By seau grateau

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08-31-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4,893
Views: 638,340
Posted By seau grateau

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08-29-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,264
Posted By seau grateau

Mid-70s is usually my happy place. Currently...

Mid-70s is usually my happy place. Currently running 48x17 fixed on 700c with 28mm tires.
08-28-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 817
Posted By seau grateau

You can do whatever you want. How's business at...

You can do whatever you want. How's business at your bike shop, btw?
08-28-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 817
Posted By seau grateau

Changing one's habits and opinions as...

Changing one's habits and opinions as circumstances change and new information becomes available is, believe it or not, a good thing.
08-26-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 817
Posted By seau grateau

I'd take a Dolan or State over a Leader any day.

I'd take a Dolan or State over a Leader any day.
08-24-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 817
Posted By seau grateau

I still prefer the functional elegance of a round...

I still prefer the functional elegance of a round post and non-integrated clamp, but I guess the people want their aero.
08-24-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 817
Posted By seau grateau

They have a bad history of dumb seatpost clamps...

They have a bad history of dumb seatpost clamps that don't work, and looking at their newest lineup, I'm not convinced they've moved past that. I would never buy an aero seatpost frame anyway,...
08-22-20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,224
Posted By seau grateau

Track riders look tough, but they're almost all...

Track riders look tough, but they're almost all teddy bears. If you're planning on running two brakes though keep in mind that a lot of track frames are not built to accommodate a rear brake.
08-18-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,231
Posted By seau grateau

Late Shimano is uuuuuuuuuuuuuugly.

Late Shimano is uuuuuuuuuuuuuugly.
08-15-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 840
Posted By seau grateau

I've had good luck with Velomine wheels before,...

I've had good luck with Velomine wheels before, Retrogression has some decent offerings too. I'm currently running H+Son Archetypes to Gran Compe hubs that I built myself -- 'tis a good setup. RG has...
08-14-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 46,817
Posted By seau grateau

That's cool! I do a lot of my riding in Fairmount...

That's cool! I do a lot of my riding in Fairmount Park in Philly where there's a lot of this type of stuff -- old stairs, bridges, hidden pathways, boathouses and mansions from the 1800s. It's cool...
08-14-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 46,817
Posted By seau grateau

The chain is a KMC, but yeah still rocking the...

The chain is a KMC, but yeah still rocking the Nomnoms. I need to get a new bottom bracket soon in case they start to disappear.
08-13-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4,893
Views: 638,340
Posted By seau grateau

My bud got one of the last Aventons in stock at...

My bud got one of the last Aventons in stock at one of our local shops recently, went out for a ride together the other day.
...
08-13-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 46,817
Posted By seau grateau

Been reaching for the Big Block most often when I...

Been reaching for the Big Block most often when I go for a ride these days.

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08-10-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 24,538
Views: 2,091,634
Posted By seau grateau

Just to update -- after explaining the situation,...

Just to update -- after explaining the situation, I sent the defective unit back to Wahoo (they paid for shipping), and they're sending me a replacement now. Still kind of annoyed that I got a dud...
08-03-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 24,538
Views: 2,091,634
Posted By seau grateau

Yeah I'm handling it through the customer support...

Yeah I'm handling it through the customer support email now, so we'll see.
08-02-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 24,538
Views: 2,091,634
Posted By seau grateau

My new Wahoo computer stopped working on the...

My new Wahoo computer stopped working on the second ride. Screen is borked, won't display anything. Hope they're good about honoring warranties.
07-31-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4,893
Views: 638,340
Posted By seau grateau

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07-30-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By seau grateau

Nice! I hope I can keep riding that long...

Nice! I hope I can keep riding that long...
07-29-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4,752
Views: 542,427
Posted By seau grateau

Remembering to charge stuff is always a struggle...

Remembering to charge stuff is always a struggle for me. I haven't gone on a night ride in ages because I keep forgetting to charge my lights.
07-29-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4,752
Views: 542,427
Posted By seau grateau

I got a Wahoo Elemnt Bolt, finally caved and...

I got a Wahoo Elemnt Bolt, finally caved and decided to get a proper GPS computer when Strava tracking just stopped working on my phone.
07-27-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By seau grateau

K-Edge doesn't seem to make one as far as I can...

K-Edge doesn't seem to make one as far as I can tell. A friend pointed me toward KOM Cycling, who include shims with their mounts. Aside from that, I found one on Shapeways that looks like it might...
07-27-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By seau grateau

Yeah, I know it's not the most common bar size...

Yeah, I know it's not the most common bar size anymore, but I thought they'd at least throw a shim in the box.
07-27-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By seau grateau

Wahoo mount for 26.0 handlebars?

Apologies if this has been explored already, but wasn't finding anything in the forum search. I'm trying to see if there are any good options for a Wahoo mount on handlebars with a 26.0 clamp. I...
07-21-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,173
Posted By seau grateau

40-42cm drops. Risers, I'll go wider but not Mash...

40-42cm drops. Risers, I'll go wider but not Mash wide.
07-21-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By seau grateau

28s should be fine as long as your frame can fit...

28s should be fine as long as your frame can fit them.
07-07-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,578
Posted By seau grateau

What would be really cool is if they came up with...

What would be really cool is if they came up with some kind of derailing mechanism that could shift the chain while you're riding.
06-24-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 46,817
Posted By seau grateau

That bike is ******g rad and I send thoughts and...

That bike is ******g rad and I send thoughts and prayers to your shins.
06-22-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By seau grateau

They're a specialty item now. Aside from the...

They're a specialty item now. Aside from the brands you mentioned, there's Wound Up, which is more expensive. Nashbar used to sell one, but I think they stopped making it. Comb through eBay or just...
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