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Forum: Commuting
11-21-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,690
Posted By Maslin

There was a cheapo road bike locked to a bus stop...

There was a cheapo road bike locked to a bus stop outside our shop here in Eugene. Completely out in the open on a very busy 4 lane road.

Before the end of day 1 the front tire was ripped off,...
Forum: Commuting
10-29-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,899
Posted By Maslin

I run WTB Horizons tubless on my 650b Journeyman....

I run WTB Horizons tubless on my 650b Journeyman. Looks like that tire is 650 only, but the Byway or Exposure look very similar. My commute is 16 to 18 miles a day, love the tires.
10-21-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,950
Posted By Maslin

The LeMond Fillmore has the same 70mm BB drop. A...

The LeMond Fillmore has the same 70mm BB drop. A true 165mm SS crankset that barely clears the frame must be the way to go.

I could lose 4-5mm on each side in width, along with 5mm in length....
10-21-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 994
Posted By Maslin

Exactly. "See page 14", page 14 and 15 are...

Exactly. "See page 14", page 14 and 15 are gone.
10-18-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 994
Posted By Maslin

The 2004 + catalog has a small note for...

The 2004 + catalog has a small note for "Customize It!" in the font as is used on my frame above. For some reason, the info page on every scan about the "Custom" program seems to be missing. When I...
10-17-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 994
Posted By Maslin

Bought it for $200 as a fixie, in Portland of...

Bought it for $200 as a fixie, in Portland of course. Narrow bars, ISIS cranks, and the Brev wheels.

I've been throwing parts at it as I go. It will most likely be geared at some point, kind of a...
10-17-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 994
Posted By Maslin

Mine is 1/1 apparently as well. "Custom" on the...

Mine is 1/1 apparently as well. "Custom" on the top tube with no model name.

Although it's a Trek-era LeMond True Temper Spine frame, not a "real" LeMond.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 660
Posted By Maslin

Call King and have one made? It's a "unicorn...

Call King and have one made? It's a "unicorn build" after all.
10-09-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,950
Posted By Maslin

Yeah... I flipped the flip flop back to...

Yeah... I flipped the flip flop back to freewheel. I'll give fixed another shot, but I'm really enjoying it either way. The simplicity of a single speed is calming. Even commuted on my 18 mile loop...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 98,215
Posted By Maslin

Really enjoying my “Custom” spine frame project....

Really enjoying my “Custom” spine frame project. Even commuted on it today!
...
10-07-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,603
Posted By Maslin

I commute in Oregon, it rains. I have...

I commute in Oregon, it rains.

I have Showers Pass pants, work well for keeping the water out but they're hot and the leg velcro is awkward. I have a non-bike REI rain jacket, works but bunches up...
10-06-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 71,351
Posted By Maslin

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10-05-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,051
Posted By Maslin

Had to bump this. My $30 “eggbeater 1’s” showed...

Had to bump this. My $30 “eggbeater 1’s” showed up. Looks like a 3 to me :lol:
...
10-05-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,950
Posted By Maslin

170mm Sram Red Carbon 10sp crankset. Chain ring...

170mm Sram Red Carbon 10sp crankset. Chain ring is mounted on the inside of the arm.

looks like it could lose 4-5mm toward the chain stay, although my heels are closer on this than any other...
10-05-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,950
Posted By Maslin

Yes, it’s a road frame. 170mm cranks now, it had...

Yes, it’s a road frame. 170mm cranks now, it had 175’s when I bought it. Couldn’t make it around the block without digging a pedal in.

The track frames I’ve found are all 52-58mm bb drop compared...
10-05-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,950
Posted By Maslin

Didn’t think of that, 12-18mm is significant. ...

Didn’t think of that, 12-18mm is significant.

As popular as fixed gears are in Portland, they haven’t found their way down I5 yet.

I have to imagine that a 55mm bb drop frame with platform and...
10-05-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,950
Posted By Maslin

First FG, Pedaling Through Turns?

Recently put together my first fixed gear, a LeMond Spine frame custom spec’d by someone around 2005. Had a paddywagon 10 years ago or so, never got up the gumption to switch the wheel.

I commute...
Forum: Commuting
10-01-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,690
Posted By Maslin

Welcome to Eugene :roflmao2: My wife...

Welcome to Eugene :roflmao2:


My wife parks outside, locked up in the parking garage at her work. Maybe 50' from the door. People have had all kinds of things stolen there, her grey and black...
10-01-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,051
Posted By Maslin

Same here, and I've begun exploiting it. Second...

Same here, and I've begun exploiting it. Second pair of Eggbeater 2 (or 3?) on the way, under $30. Listed on eBay as Eggbeater 1, with caps on covering the numbers. They clearly aren't 1's.

I...
Forum: Commuting
09-30-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 15,277
Views: 11,123,414
Posted By Maslin

Yes, Journeyman 650b. I was looking for Byways...

Yes, Journeyman 650b. I was looking for Byways and found a good deal on Horizons, seems you can't go wrong either way!
09-28-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,051
Posted By Maslin

Pedal guy got back to me. And I got some clean...

Pedal guy got back to me. And I got some clean eggbeater 2’s for $20 :thumb:


Turns out he doesn’t live in the town he advertises in. Loads up the truck with bikes and parts every couple...
Forum: Introductions
09-27-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By Maslin

Thanks guys! There's a solid group of commuters...

Thanks guys! There's a solid group of commuters we see nearly every morning. Everyone heads west, while we go east. One lady on a beautiful Co Motion that passes us going the same direction every now...
09-26-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 490,032
Posted By Maslin

SQ Labs 612 for the LeMond single speed. ...

SQ Labs 612 for the LeMond single speed.

Carbon Red cranks come in tomorrow, looking forward to the weekend.
09-26-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,051
Posted By Maslin

Out here everyone is afraid to post their phone...

Out here everyone is afraid to post their phone number, so it's email only. But they don't check their email so it goes no where.

I've been trying to buy some eggbeaters for weeks, can't get in...
09-25-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By Maslin

Understood. I believe he was speaking...

Understood. I believe he was speaking specifically about the "Spine" bikes.

Trying to determine the size I referenced the size chart from the catalog. Many of the measurements are similar between...
09-24-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By Maslin

Heard back from Trek, it was indeed a "custom"...

Heard back from Trek, it was indeed a "custom" ordered bike.

"Alright, so after some digging, I have a little more info for you here. In 2005 (I only have a spec manual and not a catalog for...
Forum: Commuting
09-23-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15,277
Views: 11,123,414
Posted By Maslin

My trusty Salsa. 18 miles a day round trip. ...

My trusty Salsa. 18 miles a day round trip.

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09-22-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By Maslin

Maybe I’m at 10 posts? Bar tape was my daughters...

Maybe I’m at 10 posts? Bar tape was my daughters choice, it’s slick and may not last long. More parts on the way, I’m piecing this together as I go.
...
Forum: Commuting
09-22-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,106
Posted By Maslin

Every homeless person I pass on the bike path is...

Every homeless person I pass on the bike path is motivation to get my butt to work.
09-22-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By Maslin

Definitely steel. The internet says LeMond...

Definitely steel. The internet says LeMond transitioned from Reynolds 853 to True Temper OX Platinum some time in 2004.

Looks just like a Versailles, but all the spine bikes look the same I guess....
09-22-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,666
Posted By Maslin

We ride the Fern Ridge Trail from N Terry to 15th...

We ride the Fern Ridge Trail from N Terry to 15th and Jefferson, through downtown to my wife’s work. Then I continue on up by Autzen Stadium.

It’s hit or miss, must be the quality of meth out...
09-21-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By Maslin

The labels say “OCLV Carbon 120” and “True temper...

The labels say “OCLV Carbon 120” and “True temper OX Platinum heat treated ultralight weight air hardening alloy the feel of steel”

Also, made in the USA with a flag. I assumed it was steel but...
09-21-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,329
Posted By Maslin

Never bothers me, the only matching components on...

Never bothers me, the only matching components on my LeMond are the brakes and bars, and they’re FSA :lol:
Forum: Introductions
09-20-19, 10:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By Maslin

Thanks! Commuting started out with “man I’m...

Thanks!

Commuting started out with “man I’m sore”, now it’s pushing till the cardio side kicks in. Really enjoying it
09-20-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By Maslin

Help IDing Lemond Spine Frame

Picked up an early (mid?) 2000’s Lemond on Craigslist for $200, Carbon/white "spine" frame, Brev M wheels, cracked tires, hipster flat bars, etc etc etc.

I'll be keeping it single speed, just a...
Forum: Commuting
09-20-19, 10:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,822
Posted By Maslin

The wife and I started commuting (nearly) every...

The wife and I started commuting (nearly) every day when school ended last spring. We’ve continued in to this school year and plan to continue through “winter”.

We’ll see how it goes once it dips...
Forum: Introductions
09-20-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By Maslin

New guy from Oregon

Hello! Happy to join to forum, currently located in western Oregon. Spent many years riding in New Jersey, Virginia and Montana, we've been in Oregon for a few years now.

Commute 18 miles daily on...
09-20-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 99
Posted By Maslin

2002-ish Lemond "Custom" ??

Picked this up on Craigslist for $200, Carbon/white "spine" frame, Brev M wheels, cracked tires, hipster flat bars, etc etc etc.

I'll be keeping it single speed, just a toy for around town. Added...
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