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09-14-19, 04:16 PM
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Posted By brockd15

This is tempting but may be too tall for what I...

This is tempting but may be too tall for what I need. I need to do some measuring.
07-12-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2,391
Views: 179,448
Posted By brockd15

I don't have a lot time for working on bikes...

I don't have a lot time for working on bikes lately, but my 1983 Sequoia is slowly coming along. That's an Ultegra 8000 FD, RD, and Shifters, along with a Dura Ace 9000 crankset and Suntour Superbe...
07-12-19, 12:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By brockd15

Right you are, it's a Suntour VX. I only have...

Right you are, it's a Suntour VX.
I only have an adjustable pin spanner but that was enough to get it out.

Thanks!
07-11-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By brockd15

Anybody recognize this bottom bracket?

I'm a bit stumped with this but confident that BF C&V will come to the rescue.

This is the bottom bracket on my 1983 Specialized Sequoia. Anybody recognize it, and if so, know what tool I need to...
Replies: 56
Views: 6,224
Posted By brockd15

Same here, and the time it takes to get through...

Same here, and the time it takes to get through these in France is a little worrying. I'm in the 84 hour group so hopefully it won't be quite as packed.



I see people mention food being...
Replies: 14
Views: 3,113
Posted By brockd15

Perfect, exactly what I was looking for. Thanks!

Perfect, exactly what I was looking for. Thanks!
Replies: 14
Views: 3,113
Posted By brockd15

Baxter's sounds like a good option but I can't...

Baxter's sounds like a good option but I can't find much good info on their website. Did you just email them to sign up for the drop bag service only?
07-10-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1,668
Views: 141,199
Posted By brockd15

That's the one, with 47mm-57mm reach.

That's the one, with 47mm-57mm reach.
Replies: 14
Views: 3,113
Posted By brockd15

Not using one at all would certainly simply the...

Not using one at all would certainly simply the logistics.
What do you plan to carry as far a clothing? What about power banks to charge a phone and/or gps? What else did you have in a drop bag...
Replies: 14
Views: 3,113
Posted By brockd15

PBP Drop Bags

I've finally confirmed I'll be going to Paris to do PBP this year (first timer) and now I've got a bunch of details to work out. One of those is drop bags. It seems that in the past the travel...
07-05-19, 12:33 AM
Replies: 5,526
Views: 444,528
Posted By brockd15

I got a 26.8 Nitto S65 seatpost for my Sequoia.

I got a 26.8 Nitto S65 seatpost for my Sequoia.
06-28-19, 11:44 PM
Replies: 1,668
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Posted By brockd15

I could use a set of nutted, long reach Superbe...

I could use a set of nutted, long reach Superbe brakes if they become available.
Replies: 56
Views: 8,779
Posted By brockd15

I used the vanilla Ensure Plus bottles that are...

I used the vanilla Ensure Plus bottles that are ~350 calories.
I had never had them before but they're really good. The hardest part was not chugging the whole bottle, instead trying to spread it...
Replies: 56
Views: 8,779
Posted By brockd15

Unfrosted Pop Tarts, pressed fruit bars, and...

Unfrosted Pop Tarts, pressed fruit bars, and Ensure on the bike worked well on my last 600k. McDonald's oatmeal was also good.

I focused on foods that were high in carbs but low in fat and...
Replies: 256
Views: 23,164
Posted By brockd15

I had almost the same experience on my 600k a...

I had almost the same experience on my 600k a couple weeks ago. When I got to the town before the town where the hotel was, I called and was told my room had been given to someone else because I...
05-31-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7,513
Views: 2,028,084
Posted By brockd15

It looks like a PDW Takeout Basket ^^^ ...

It looks like a PDW Takeout Basket ^^^
https://ridepdw.com/products/takeout-basket?variant=19179552211001
Replies: 1,027
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Posted By brockd15

Very cool, I have 1983 and 1984 Sequoias in the...

Very cool, I have 1983 and 1984 Sequoias in the queue to be built up and taken out for a long ride.
Replies: 256
Views: 23,164
Posted By brockd15

I finished up my first Super Randonneur series...

I finished up my first Super Randonneur series last weekend with the Santa Cruz Randonneurs Surf City 600k. I did the same ride last year so I knew what I was getting into and that it would be tough....
05-07-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,889
Posted By brockd15

I don't know this far in advance if I'll actually...

I don't know this far in advance if I'll actually be able to go, but I'm signed up anyway.
Long route again for me, and maybe this time around I'll get a bike ready early enough to test ride it...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,556
Posted By brockd15

Same problem here. Since the regular Elemnt (not...

Same problem here. Since the regular Elemnt (not Bolt) is a little bigger, you can use a regular Elemnt mount and a right angle USB cord and have enough room to charge it. The K-Edge will work fine...
Replies: 55
Views: 6,859
Posted By brockd15

This, especially with the goal just being to...

This, especially with the goal just being to finish. If the Rawland is more comfortable, doesn't matter if it's a little heavier or more touring oriented. The Giant looks like it's set up much more...
Replies: 1,027
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Posted By brockd15

Here's my 1987 Davidson Discovery that I rode for...

Here's my 1987 Davidson Discovery that I rode for Eroica CA (long route, ~108 miles):

https://live.staticflickr.com/7870/32627215817_412c7b656a_c.jpg

And here's my Landshark that's I've ridden...
04-09-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 16,269
Posted By brockd15

On Saturday I realized that I had forgotten water...

On Saturday I realized that I had forgotten water bottles and my headlight mount! I was thinking about doing a shorter route this year and thought I may not have a choice if I couldn't work out the...
04-03-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 12,357
Posted By brockd15

Not sure how I missed this before... As for...

Not sure how I missed this before...

As for training, heh, you would think so, but....

Last year it was my first long ride in 3+ years, my mileage had exclusively been 16 miles a day of...
03-31-19, 10:50 PM
Replies: 7,513
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Posted By brockd15

Thanks! I'm using 6800 shifters and long cage...

Thanks!
I'm using 6800 shifters and long cage rear derailleur with an 8000 front derailleur (I'm not a fan of the long are design with 6800). I'm with you on the crankset. The four arm design grew...
03-31-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7,513
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Posted By brockd15

I just finished updating my Davidson Discovery to...

I just finished updating my Davidson Discovery to Ultegra 11 speed with a Dura Ace crankset. The wheels are HED Belgium with DT 240 front hub and Powertap G3 rear. I've had only one quick spin on it,...
03-26-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 12,357
Posted By brockd15

Here's my ride this year, a 1987 Davidson...

Here's my ride this year, a 1987 Davidson Challenge. Last year I was on a 1988 Davidson Challenge that I liked so much that I bought another. :)
The '87 has a slightly shorter seat tube and head...
03-22-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,732
Posted By brockd15

Wow, nice work. No wonder you've avoided aero...

Wow, nice work. No wonder you've avoided aero mount frames in the past.
03-19-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,867
Posted By brockd15

Modern, vintage, carbon, steel, frame color, fork...

Modern, vintage, carbon, steel, frame color, fork material...it matters not, Tan > Black 99% of the time.

That Basso should get tan for sure.
03-02-19, 05:23 PM
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Posted By brockd15

I got a used Brooks in the mail today, too, but...

I got a used Brooks in the mail today, too, but mine is a ti railed Swift for my '87 Davidson.
03-02-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,048
Posted By brockd15

This is the only pic I have handy, which is a...

This is the only pic I have handy, which is a terrible one, but it gives you an idea. I've got a couple things left to finish on the Sequoia before it sees daylight.

My 1988 Davidson is the other...
03-02-19, 12:30 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,048
Posted By brockd15

Ha, funny how tastes vary so much. I have two...

Ha, funny how tastes vary so much.
I have two vintage bikes currently sporting Dura Ace 9000 (four arm) cranksets and SMP saddles.

I wasn't a fan of the four arm design at first but it's grown...
03-01-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,668
Views: 141,199
Posted By brockd15

I need a clamp-on down tube cable stop, either...

I need a clamp-on down tube cable stop, either one with just the cable stops, or one that I could bolt on Shimano cable adjusters. Anybody have a spare?
02-25-19, 01:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By brockd15

Thanks for checking! Perfect, maybe I...

Thanks for checking!



Perfect, maybe I can stay in my $975,000 brake budget. :)
Pics would be great. They're mid reach?
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Nice, would love some details when you have time.
02-24-19, 11:44 PM
Replies: 2,391
Views: 179,448
Posted By brockd15

I have a few in progress without the time to get...

I have a few in progress without the time to get them knocked out.
First is my Landshark, which is now only lacking bar tape and derailleur fine tuning.

Next is my 1988 Davidson Discovery. It's...
02-24-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By brockd15

​​​​I'm looking for 47-57mm reach.

​​​​I'm looking for 47-57mm reach.
02-24-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By brockd15

WTB: Single pivot, mid-reach, nutted brakes

My preference would be for Suntour Superbe 4700, but I'm open to any options available.
02-24-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By brockd15

Bump for updates. Make offers if you could use...

Bump for updates.
Make offers if you could use any of this stuff!
02-23-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By brockd15

The Sugoi is a nice one, if it was a medium I...

The Sugoi is a nice one, if it was a medium I think I'd keep it.
02-22-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By brockd15

Bump. A couple things have sold and I've added...

Bump.
A couple things have sold and I've added a few things.

Pics of the shorts and Sidi shoes:

More pics here: https://photos.app.goo.gl/rNGo9DKNKxMfkMjm7
...
02-21-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By brockd15

Jerseys, Jackets, Vests, & Shoes

These are some things I haven't used in a long time and now most of them don't fit.

- Novara (REI) dark gray vest, size large. I only used it a handful of times - $15 shipped
- Pearl Izumi hi viz...
02-16-19, 01:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 767
Posted By brockd15

I'm pre-registered and planning on being there.

I'm pre-registered and planning on being there.
01-23-19, 11:32 PM
Replies: 1,668
Views: 141,199
Posted By brockd15

Another ISO....anybody have a 2mm-4mm bottom...

Another ISO....anybody have a 2mm-4mm bottom bracket spacer?
01-22-19, 11:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By brockd15

Sounds good, let me know if you get time. ...

Sounds good, let me know if you get time.
Thanks!
01-22-19, 11:54 PM
Replies: 1,668
Views: 141,199
Posted By brockd15

I've got a 100mm Dynamic on it's way to me that...

I've got a 100mm Dynamic on it's way to me that I'm going to try out. If that turns out to be too short them I'll get in touch. Thanks Doc!
01-21-19, 01:00 AM
Replies: 1,668
Views: 141,199
Posted By brockd15

ISO: silver quill stem that's 110mm and for 26.0...

ISO: silver quill stem that's 110mm and for 26.0 bars. Preferably Nitto since I have Nitto bars, but open to others. -17d and don't need much height. 100mm or 120mm also might work
01-19-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By brockd15

WTB: Nitto quill stem, 110mm, 26.0

I'm looking for a Nitto stem, 110mm, 26.0, -17d, and not a tall Technomic. So probably a Dynamic or Pearl. Let me know if you have such a thing!
01-11-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By brockd15

Bump. I do have a 6600 cassette that will go...

Bump.
I do have a 6600 cassette that will go with the group.
01-09-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By brockd15

***SOLD*** Sram Force 10 Speed Group

****SOLD****

I just took all of this off of one of my bikes. Everything works well, no issues, but you may want new hoods depending on how picky you are (I'm not so I never replaced them). This...
12-28-18, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By brockd15

WTB: 7 speed freewheel

I just picked up a Davidson that has a Phil rear hub and is set up fixed, which I want to replace with a freewheel (it's a freewheel hub, not fixed...no lockring).

Anybody have one in good shape...
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