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03-08-21, 02:22 AM
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Views: 1,200
Posted By Tiestotti

what a beautiful frame. thanks!

what a beautiful frame. thanks!
03-08-21, 02:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,200
Posted By Tiestotti

a good titanium bike would be great, as long as I...

a good titanium bike would be great, as long as I can afford it lol I came across a raw State Bicycle frameset today, which would also eliminate the worry for scratches, I hope?
03-05-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,200
Posted By Tiestotti

Lightweight aluminum frame

Hello all.

I am looking for suggestions and recommendations for a lightweight aluminum fixed gear frame, for a new build. I already own a Kilo, and I love it to death. Just looking to maybe...
Replies: 24
Views: 3,108
Posted By Tiestotti

I have actually read that a few times online. I...

I have actually read that a few times online. I understand there are better choices for rando bikes, i just figured it would he a decent platform for a do it all type of bike
Replies: 24
Views: 3,108
Posted By Tiestotti

thank you for your comment. I actually found it...

thank you for your comment. I actually found it really helpful. Yea I guess I havenít considered the long reach as an issue for when I get older, so I guess thatís something else to consider. Thanks...
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Views: 3,108
Posted By Tiestotti

yea Iíve been exploring that route as well....

yea Iíve been exploring that route as well. Lately, it seems a few more bikes are popping up online so it may be worth to continue looking for a decent vintage bike
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Views: 3,108
Posted By Tiestotti

yea I got tired of calling stores and getting the...

yea I got tired of calling stores and getting the same answer, ďsometime next year,Ē and then the few used bikes left on the marketplace or offer up are priced at a premium as well. I will just...
Replies: 24
Views: 3,108
Posted By Tiestotti

very nice bike. I currently have a similar...

very nice bike. I currently have a similar setup...on my single speed. I donít hate it but it would be nice to have more than one gear. That is why I was looking at building a CC
Replies: 24
Views: 3,108
Posted By Tiestotti

man I totally abandonded this thread for a while....

man I totally abandonded this thread for a while.

I agree with you. Iím not having much luck finding complete bikes. Iím still waiting for something decent to be back in stock that I can fet my...
Replies: 24
Views: 3,108
Posted By Tiestotti

That is good point just realized. I definitely...

That is good point just realized. I definitely would want my build to feel a bit faster, and maybe a bit lighter when unloaded and without bags and racks.
10-20-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 88,958
Posted By Tiestotti

I never though of doing that. I'll give that a...

I never though of doing that. I'll give that a try so I can use the rest of the bar too
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Views: 3,108
Posted By Tiestotti

Surly Cross Check for long distance/endurance/light touring?

I used to do mostly all of my riding on an aluminum Trek Emonda which I sold, mainly because it was the wrong size, and ever since, I have been wanting to build a bicycle that I can use for long...
10-19-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 88,958
Posted By Tiestotti

this looks super comfortable, and cool! these...

this looks super comfortable, and cool! these bars definitely help with long rides for sure.
10-18-20, 06:40 PM
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Views: 88,958
Posted By Tiestotti

thanks! That setup is super comfortable, I sort...

thanks! That setup is super comfortable, I sort of miss it a lot lol
10-09-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 88,958
Posted By Tiestotti

My Kilo WT

My bike has gone through a couple of transformations this year...
08-02-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,852
Posted By Tiestotti

Iím not even sure but I am going to try a...

Iím not even sure but I am going to try a different style of handlebars that will definitely reduce the reach number by a lot. If I need to change that for whatever reason, I was thinking a super...
07-20-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,852
Posted By Tiestotti

already working on that based on the comments on...

already working on that based on the comments on this thread, and different bars. Thanks !
07-20-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,852
Posted By Tiestotti

I never even thought about this. I will...

I never even thought about this. I will definitely ask an experienced person about this. Thanks!
07-17-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,852
Posted By Tiestotti

i think the size is appropriate for my height, I...

i think the size is appropriate for my height, I am 5í9Ē and the bike is a 53cm. I donít think the single speed rear spacing is a deal breaker for me, but hey, sometimes it hurts to go up a steep...
07-17-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,852
Posted By Tiestotti

I will definitely consider a shorter stem! I just...

I will definitely consider a shorter stem! I just get tired over time and feel super stretched riding on the hoods for a long time
07-17-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,852
Posted By Tiestotti

weight is not a major concern or steel. Well...

weight is not a major concern or steel. Well rounded single speed is probably what I am aiming at. I guess it makes sense to consider more than one bike in this case. Better to have have choices than...
07-17-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,852
Posted By Tiestotti

One Bike Stable with a Mercier Kilo WT

I have a question for those who believe in the ďOne Bike StableĒ philosophy. I currently own a Mercier Kilo WT, and I have been thinking about getting a different bike that will put me in the ďOne...
03-01-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 88,958
Posted By Tiestotti

thatís a nice color. Really nice bike. I opted to...

thatís a nice color. Really nice bike. I opted to paint my kilo wt myself (shouldíve considered powder coating) and hoping to ride it very soon. Nice bike!
10-14-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 93,143
Posted By Tiestotti

What handlebars are those?

What handlebars are those?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,070
Posted By Tiestotti

Thank you all for all the input. I will try to...

Thank you all for all the input. I will try to find a good pair of 28mm tires and give that a shot. Maybe I can keep my bike and enjoy it more. Thanks again!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,070
Posted By Tiestotti

I hear you on that. When I first got the bike, I...

I hear you on that. When I first got the bike, I got a few pinch flats due to under inflation (?) and thatís why I usually run my tires at least at 100 psi.I think the max width the frame may accept...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,070
Posted By Tiestotti

184 and tire pressure is usually 100-105 psi. I...

184 and tire pressure is usually 100-105 psi. I run tubes in my tires, and it does look like the bike may fit 28mm tires. While I understand how tire pressure may affect comfort, the frame rattles...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,070
Posted By Tiestotti

Motobecane Gran Premio Pro or Trek Emonda ALR??

I currently ride a 2016 Trek Emonda ALR 5, and I seriously wish it was more comfortable when I ride it. It is a fast and light bike in my opinion, and I have completed a century on that bike before,...
09-23-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 93,143
Posted By Tiestotti

Cheap single speed

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12-11-18, 08:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,843
Posted By Tiestotti

great, thanks for the advice. What size tires are...

great, thanks for the advice. What size tires are you running on your Wabi?
12-05-18, 10:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,843
Posted By Tiestotti

Yea thereís no way I have enough to make the...

Yea thereís no way I have enough to make the frame flex, so I am not worried about that. In a perfect world, I would have both the Wabi and my crankset, so it will be worth a shot. And youíre right,...
12-05-18, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,843
Posted By Tiestotti

yea although 45mm sounds sweet, I think 32mm will...

yea although 45mm sounds sweet, I think 32mm will suit my needs. So itís still not too bad IMO.
12-05-18, 10:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,843
Posted By Tiestotti

sweet! I wrote him asking about his bike,...

sweet! I wrote him asking about his bike, hopefully he replies. Thanks!
12-04-18, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,843
Posted By Tiestotti

I think that’s what he meant also. He had me...

I think that’s what he meant also. He had me measure the crank arms from outside to outside and inside to inside, and that last number was roughly 104/105 mm. So I don’t know if the crank arms will...
12-04-18, 04:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,843
Posted By Tiestotti

Record Pista Crankset on Wabi Classic or Kilo WT?

Hello everyone. I wanna get a SS frameset, and my two top choices are the Mercier Kilo WT and the Wabi Classic. Basically what I am looking for is a steel frameset with bottle cage mounts and wide...
09-10-18, 08:45 AM
Replies: 910
Views: 202,086
Posted By Tiestotti

Have:

Miche Pistard WR clincher wheelset, black rim/silver spokes/silver Miche Primato Hub with lockring

want: H plus Son single speed wheelset, preferably black
04-09-18, 09:54 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 94,506
Posted By Tiestotti

My Bianchi Pista

My Bianchi Pista
01-25-18, 09:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,738
Posted By Tiestotti

Thank you everyone for your advise! I really...

Thank you everyone for your advise! I really don't care about paying extra for the Record Pista BB, but I have read that it is not sealed, and weather elements can become a factor? I plan on riding...
01-22-18, 04:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,738
Posted By Tiestotti

Campagnolo Record Pista Bottom Bracket on Bianchi Pista Frame

Hello all.

I have a Bianchi Pista single speed, and I want to go with the Campagnolo Record Pista Crankset (it currently has the FSA Tempo crankset it came with). The current BB is a FSA BB 7420T...
Forum: Touring
11-28-16, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,550
Posted By Tiestotti

Touring Bike Build Using an Urban Bike?

Thanks everyone! I will definitely look for the most appropriate upgrades for my situation. This is the first time I ever heard about Trekking handlebars also. Again, thank you all for the input!
Forum: Touring
11-23-16, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,550
Posted By Tiestotti

Touring Bike Build Using an Urban Bike?

I have a 2016 Cannondale Bad Boy 4, which I want to convert into a touring bike. the frame and fork are aluminum(Optimized 6061 Alloy, 1-1/8" head tube), the wheels are aluminum (Cannondale C3 Bad...
Forum: Introductions
12-09-15, 12:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By Tiestotti

Greetings from Washington

Hello all. My name is Sergio and I am brand new to the site. I do not own a bike yet but I will soon be riding, hopefully on a bike that I really love. I am currently living in Bremerton, Washington...
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