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Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2,039
Views: 421,469
Posted By robbyville

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 54,744
Posted By robbyville

Hard not to go ďholy hot Batman!Ē On this

Hard not to go ďholy hot Batman!Ē On this
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 191,241
Posted By robbyville

Beautiful bike, love the first gen dropouts and...

Beautiful bike, love the first gen dropouts and steel fork
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,665
Posted By robbyville

Nope! Other than throwing cords which Iíve...

Nope! Other than throwing cords which Iíve mentioned in the past and seems to have now subsided
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,665
Posted By robbyville

Dont worry about it and donít go back to tubes! ...

Dont worry about it and donít go back to tubes! Just kidding use whatís best for you.

i will say that although I had a hard time putting these tires on initially, they do stretch and Iíve had no...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 54,744
Posted By robbyville

I do understand the comment on the fork drop...

I do understand the comment on the fork drop outs. Everything is so perfect and they look so basic and crimped. But still, freaking hot, one of the hottest on this thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,361
Posted By robbyville

Gives me new hope when I see others who don't...

Gives me new hope when I see others who don't have the problems I did with throwing cords. Hopefully was just a symptom of early batch. As mentioned I am pretty happy with the durability,...
08-11-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,516
Posted By robbyville

Yep, pretty much true! I remember working in...

Yep, pretty much true!

I remember working in a shop with a few delta equipped bikes. Back then although they were finished nicely, we used to curse how long it took to properly adjust. In fact,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,361
Posted By robbyville

Ive got about 1500 miles on mine so far. I...

Ive got about 1500 miles on mine so far. I received what I believe to be one of the earlier batches.

Theu were fairly difficult to put on at first, required levers. They were easy to seat with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 191,241
Posted By robbyville

Very cool project, can't wait to see the results!

Very cool project, can't wait to see the results!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 191,241
Posted By robbyville

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 191,241
Posted By robbyville

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Maybe not modern but Iím super excited to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 10:14 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 54,744
Posted By robbyville

Uber hot

Uber hot
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 10:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By robbyville

The Bianchi is lovely, I definitely wouldn’t go...

The Bianchi is lovely, I definitely wouldn’t go as far back as down tube shifting which interests me not one iota. Your bike definitely gives credence to going a little more modern, still a good...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By robbyville

Thanks Primov! I like that wheelset, but think I...

Thanks Primov! I like that wheelset, but think I want the wheels to be a bit more modern in appearance. I've bookmarked the website though!



Ha! I still like the looks of the crankset, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-19, 11:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By robbyville

Thank you sir! Iíll measure when it comes. The...

Thank you sir! Iíll measure when it comes. The more I think about it, the more Iím going towards funky and cool, retro but not necessarily era specific...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By robbyville

All boxed up and ready to go, hopefully heading...

All boxed up and ready to go, hopefully heading out this way on Wednesday.

I realized that the Brifters would be 1st gen shimano 600 sti 8 spd.

if I buy some new wheels, I assume Iíll have to...
08-04-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By robbyville

Thanks for the thoughts! prior to giving the...

Thanks for the thoughts!

prior to giving the bike to my friend it was on a balcony exposed to the sun quite a bit. If I remember right it has some pretty large faded spots but Iíll see when it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By robbyville

Looks like you found some options! I spent a...

Looks like you found some options! I spent a decade living there, some amazing road riding and gravel grinding if you want around Pemberton as well. Good climbing and roads are not too busy at all....
08-04-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By robbyville

Build about to start

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As mentioned previously, one of my older bikes is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,278
Posted By robbyville

Nice sounding find, thanks! Looking forward to...

Nice sounding find, thanks! Looking forward to hearing about performance and long term.
07-18-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By robbyville

Nice purchase! Is that a Shimano Sante group?

Nice purchase! Is that a Shimano Sante group?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,189
Posted By robbyville

Iím too lazy to go there now but I remember a...

Iím too lazy to go there now but I remember a while back goofing around in the team Sky website and finding a spot to buy personal used bikes and such. Maybe that still exists amongst the websites...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 798
Views: 62,748
Posted By robbyville

i had a set of Yoeleoís prior that had no spoke...

i had a set of Yoeleoís prior that had no spoke holes. Nice wheels but the fit and finish was not as good as the LBís. I personally donít worry about the repair hassles since broken spokes are a...
07-16-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 657
Views: 126,010
Posted By robbyville

I donít have one but I can draw the logo like no...

I donít have one but I can draw the logo like no other! When I was 16 I had their ads all over my room, lust worthy...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 798
Views: 62,748
Posted By robbyville

Funnily enough since I moved the bike inside the...

Funnily enough since I moved the bike inside the house from the 120+ degree garage, I seem to be losing practically no air. 2 days now, no need for even a couple hits with the pump. Go figure. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 11:49 PM
Replies: 798
Views: 62,748
Posted By robbyville

Agreed and thanks. I always though tape was...

Agreed and thanks. I always though tape was tape. The new Stanís seems to cover the same acreage as the LB tape but seems more flexible. I wonder though what or how the tape was punctured at point...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 798
Views: 62,748
Posted By robbyville

Update if not on the wheels then the tape that...

Update if not on the wheels then the tape that the NA folks use for builds and tubeless compatible. I bought the wheels in September and have now had to replace the rim tape on each wheel. First the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 798
Views: 62,748
Posted By robbyville

I donít know much about this, but given how many...

I donít know much about this, but given how many tires Iíve had that with slicks does it even make a difference? I was always told that the tread on a bike tire made little difference... but have no...
07-15-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By robbyville

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Pic of brake bridge. Tubular I believe would this...
07-13-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By robbyville

Thanks! Waiting to get more detailed photos...

Thanks! Waiting to get more detailed photos before the bike gets shipped back to me. Iím thinking of watching out for a 1993 to 1995 chorus group set for the rebuild
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By robbyville

Exactly what Iím looking for. Chorus circa...

Exactly what Iím looking for. Chorus circa Ď93-Ď95 I figure
07-13-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By robbyville

Any ideas or not enough info?

Any ideas or not enough info?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By robbyville

Yeah good call. I think the bike is a 7 spd...

Yeah good call.

I think the bike is a 7 spd hub. What do you think the width would be and will I have to cold set for new wheels?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By robbyville

Agreed thatís what Iím thinking too. What do you...

Agreed thatís what Iím thinking too. What do you think of modern carbon wheels though?
07-12-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By robbyville

Another De Rosa year question!

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Hi all,

As mentioned in the 41, I am incredibly...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 06:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By robbyville

Agreed, thanks for the kind words!

Agreed, thanks for the kind words!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By robbyville

thanks! It holds a place in my heart! The...

thanks! It holds a place in my heart! The painting is by a friend named Chili Thom from Whistler who unfortunately passed away a few years ago. Quite young in his 30ís. He was a great guy, artist,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By robbyville

Coming back into the fold

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Kind of excited... I bought this frame back around...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 54,744
Posted By robbyville

Yum on the Bianchi other than the red hubs but...

Yum on the Bianchi other than the red hubs but just a minor distraction. Sub 14lbs is still nice!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By robbyville

No worries. Hopefully some others with your...

No worries. Hopefully some others with your wheels choices can chime in.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By robbyville

I havenít used the UST wheels as they seemed to...

I havenít used the UST wheels as they seemed to be specific to certain tires but Iíve been using tubeless since 2013 and exclusively for the last 3 years or so and wonít go back. Both the Reynolds...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By robbyville

I canít speak to the cafe Rims specifically, but...

I canít speak to the cafe Rims specifically, but I have owned 4 sets of November built wheels including their original ďRailĒ which were built for them to their specs. Iíve also owned two sets of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,052
Posted By robbyville

Congrats and well deserved! I loved my original...

Congrats and well deserved! I loved my original 2013 Domane frame that I built up. I can only imagine the newer versions are so much better. FWIW, halfnour Club is retirees who easily outride the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By robbyville

Thanks! I think next time I wash the bike Iíll...

Thanks! I think next time I wash the bike Iíll pop off the crank and see how it feels. Iím pretty sure everything is fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 798
Views: 62,748
Posted By robbyville

Congratulations, looks awesome! Ride safe and...

Congratulations, looks awesome! Ride safe and let us know how you enjoy them.

How will you be setting them up?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,283
Posted By robbyville

Although Iím now on Garmin pedals, I rode my last...

Although Iím now on Garmin pedals, I rode my last Dura Ace pedals from 2005-2018 and never took them apart or greased them. They would get sprayed with soap and water when the bike was washed thatís...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By robbyville

Tearing the bike down?

I maintain my bike regularly, tires, chain, anything else as necessary.

when I was much younger we used to recommend tearing down the bike completely, re packing the headset, bottom bracket, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 09:53 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 54,744
Posted By robbyville

Umm Iím sorry but no [Q ...

Umm Iím sorry but no
[Q
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Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By robbyville

About 5lbs per day, light bicycle wheels with...

About 5lbs per day, light bicycle wheels with GP5000 tires and orange seal.
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