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04-15-21, 08:07 PM
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Posted By bikemig

Great pics and a fine looking drop bar conversion.

Great pics and a fine looking drop bar conversion.
03-26-21, 12:27 AM
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Posted By Badger6

One week on...I finally upgraded my 2015 Diverge...

One week on...I finally upgraded my 2015 Diverge (Gen1) (it will remain in the stable as a rain bike). This new 2021 Diverge (Gen3) is hard to describe as simply an "upgrade." It is so different. The...
03-04-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4,970
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Posted By esarhaddon

Found a new 2017 Bombtrack Hook 2 steel frame and...

Found a new 2017 Bombtrack Hook 2 steel frame and built it up with some new wheels and my older 6700 triple groupset + mech discs. One ride down done, and I am enjoying the wider rubber compared to...
03-02-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4,970
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Posted By zen_

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A brutal midwest winter is finally letting go!
03-02-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4,970
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Posted By phrantic09

Hereís mine. One month old and needs some...

Hereís mine. One month old and needs some tweaking with fit and some new tires

...
03-01-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4,970
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Posted By Jazzguitar

Built it up last week, yesterday was the first...

Built it up last week, yesterday was the first ride that I got to take it offroad. Looking forward to spring!...
02-23-21, 01:28 AM
Replies: 4,246
Views: 391,559
Posted By HTupolev

Building new wheels for my '79 Fuji America. ...

Building new wheels for my '79 Fuji America.

Origin8 LD-2100 hubs, silver Sapim Laser spokes with silver-plated Sapin brass nipples, Pacenti Brevet 700c 36H roles.
...
02-21-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7,739
Views: 2,123,122
Posted By '02 nrs

ltd. Paramount mtb Buell/

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Suntour xc pro.
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02-21-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7,739
Views: 2,123,122
Posted By Vonruden

Jamis Diablo with Tange Steel ...

Jamis Diablo with Tange Steel

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02-19-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,368
Posted By TiHabanero

Thank you for riding Campagnolo

Had the pleasure of working on two bikes today running Campagnolo equipment. One was an older 10 speed, the other a 5 year old 11 speed. Very refreshing after working on bike after bike with Ultegra,...
02-19-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7,739
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Posted By retrodude

1993 Cannondale M800 BOTE

Just Finished this build and posted in vintage, think I'll also post in MTBs. Just love this bike!! See before & after:...
02-10-21, 12:24 AM
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Posted By cyccommute

Since post number 7602, I’ve had the Moots...

Since post number 7602, I’ve had the Moots modified and refurbished. New decals and the frame, seatpost, stem and handlebars bead blasted.

...
01-24-21, 12:25 PM
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Posted By geluzj

Timo 2.0 Beautiful! What brakes are those? I...

Timo 2.0
Beautiful! What brakes are those?
I built up your bike's spiritual cousin, albeit much less refined frame. I even routed the cables the same! I repainted this 2003 Redline Conquest Pro and...
01-17-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4,970
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Posted By Timo 2.0

https://z-p3-scontent-amt2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9...

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01-17-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4,970
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Posted By Markeologist

My wife and my gravel grinders from before such a...

My wife and my gravel grinders from before such a term existed...bought brand new in 1992...and just back from a gravel grind today. Used to love riding the fire roads of Marin and Alameda Counties...
01-16-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4,970
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Posted By franswa

Hola, itís been a minute since Iíve posted on...

Hola, itís been a minute since Iíve posted on this bike forum. Just got a gravel bike Iím pretty pumped about.

...
01-15-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,647
Posted By aggiegrads

Hex Key Brand Comparison (photo intensive)

Inspired by Eric F 's hex key question, I decided to take some good photos of various hex key tips to try and help me articulate why I prefer some keys over others. The tip really highlights the...
01-11-21, 02:56 AM
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Posted By WimVDD

Small tweakings on the 91 Cro Mega: added a pair...

Small tweakings on the 91 Cro Mega: added a pair of OnZa barends.

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01-10-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,726
Posted By victorm

Thanks for the advice, I’m still learning as I...

Thanks for the advice, I’m still learning as I go. Probably changing out the chain and eventually maybe add 8 speed cassette. I want to ride for awhile first to feel out the ratios I like.
01-09-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7,739
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Posted By 2cam16

1994 Stumpy. Posted this awhile back but now...

1994 Stumpy. Posted this awhile back but now updated with a Juli Furtado Selle San Marco saddle, stock fork (replaced the Rockshox), black Specialized wheels with LX hubs from my ex-Rockhopper, black...
01-09-21, 05:13 PM
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Posted By 1 Lugnut

Late 80's Team Stumpjumper ...

Late 80's Team Stumpjumper

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01-09-21, 04:34 PM
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Posted By fvernon

I'm in the process of rebuilding my '89...

I'm in the process of rebuilding my '89 Stumpjumper Comp--I had on a pair of Voodoo Scorcher bars with the original stem (see pics somewhere earlier in this thread), but it set me too high/too far...
01-04-21, 04:25 AM
Replies: 4,970
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Posted By IchbinJay

I don't know man, the way that soda is looking at...

I don't know man, the way that soda is looking at the Ritchey, I'd be careful.
12-20-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,321
Posted By ted_major

As mack_turtle stated above, 47-622 is the ETRTO...

As mack_turtle stated above, 47-622 is the ETRTO standard size. Thereís another twist, though: ETRTO has specific allowable designations. Schwalbe has a list...
12-13-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 683
Posted By veganbikes

I would replace cables, housing and potentially...

I would replace cables, housing and potentially brake shoes and pads. For cables and housing I want something compressionless for braking. Jagwire I think makes some of the finest cables and housing...
12-12-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 683
Posted By cxwrench

You'll also have to adjust the pad position as it...

You'll also have to adjust the pad position as it hits the rim. I definitely prefer a bunch of lever pull before the pads hit the rim. I have much better control this way. Having the brakes 'tight'...
12-06-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,180
Posted By mercator

At 62, I'm certain that heat has the biggest...

At 62, I'm certain that heat has the biggest impact on my performance.
On the other hand, when its really cold I have a hard time working up the enthusiasm to get out the door.
12-03-20, 02:29 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 40,004
Posted By Nguyen Dang

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Centurion Lemans RS upgraded with 2 tone gold plated components...
12-02-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4,970
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Posted By justin1138

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12-02-20, 12:06 PM
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Posted By keithdunlop

Soma Fog Cutter

Recently finished a new Soma Fog Cutter build. It's intended as primarily a daily commuter once I get a rack delivered, but it's a terrific gravel ride as well.
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12-02-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 40,004
Posted By greg3rd48

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12-02-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 40,004
Posted By Kobe

My most recent addition but the oldest bike that...

My most recent addition but the oldest bike that I own.

1978 Chris Kvale

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12-01-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 40,004
Posted By rjhammett

I realized I never posted my Giordana Spica and...

I realized I never posted my Giordana Spica and Marin Eldridge Grade.

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12-01-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4,970
Views: 3,489,728
Posted By 50voltphantom

This looks like a crew I'd roll with. I want a...

This looks like a crew I'd roll with. I want a Ritchey so bad.
11-29-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4,970
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Posted By chaadster

I just added a new one to the stable, and took it...

I just added a new one to the stable, and took it out on itís maiden gravel ride today. The Breezer Doppler was great, and the 650b x 47c wheels and tires were a revelation; a totally different...
11-29-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,983
Posted By Jmpierce

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Not my oldest but the bike I've owned the longest. 82 Trek 710. Mostly Dura Ace...
11-29-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,983
Posted By phughes

1984 Ross Mt. Rainier. I changed the bars, but...

1984 Ross Mt. Rainier. I changed the bars, but still have the original bull moose bars shown in the first image. They are still pristine. ...
11-28-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,983
Posted By jleeg

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1978 or 79 Moseman made for me by Rodney Moseman,...
11-28-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,983
Posted By Cougrrcj

1965 Schwinn Racer awaiting either restoration or...

1965 Schwinn Racer awaiting either restoration or donation to a co-op... (no pics)

Other than that, it'd be my Sept '74-built Fuji S-10S that I bought new
...
11-23-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 63,222
Posted By Drillium Dude

NSFW: ...

NSFW:

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11-20-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4,970
Views: 3,489,728
Posted By gevad

All very nice! Iíll take the Ritchey and a turkey...

All very nice! Iíll take the Ritchey and a turkey wrap, please.
11-20-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,468
Posted By dan911

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1399/trek_520_159ce6e474d4a1a9a441c9e55f69dccda8bbbef4.jpgFirst ride with my new 520 Grando. It's was very cold outside so it was just a...
11-16-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4,970
Views: 3,489,728
Posted By the sci guy

My first gravel bike and I am loving it; a Vaast...

My first gravel bike and I am loving it; a Vaast A/1:
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11-12-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 950
Posted By Litespud

cheaper shifter housing may not be...

cheaper shifter housing may not be compressionless, which may result in sloppy shifting. FWIW Iíve used generic shifter housing for a 9-speed XT drivetrain, and generic brake housing for road and...
11-09-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,329
Posted By BadGrandma

Dork Disc #27, thanks for posting that picture....

Dork Disc #27, thanks for posting that picture. I'm repairing a mix tee Elvish with the downtube shifters moved up to the bars. Good to know that works. It's my daughter's Christmas present.
11-08-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,869
Posted By Pop N Wood

you are incapable of adjusting your own...

you are incapable of adjusting your own drivetrain and brakes and now you want to redesign a bike?

Looks like Maelochs got to the same point at the end of his diatribe.
11-08-20, 06:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,869
Posted By Maelochs

Definitely find a new shop. Bikes are...

Definitely find a new shop.

Bikes are simple. That is part of the appeal. There are not a lot of things to adjust and once adjusted, they tend to stay adjusted.

If your shop is worth visiting,...
11-06-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,788
Posted By dddd

Saddle tilt relates to how the rider is...

Saddle tilt relates to how the rider is positioned on the bike, which in turn is related to how much torque on average is being applied to the pedals.

Long rides and gentle rides will see the...
11-03-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 19,227
Posted By Chuckk

Finally got a gray bike! No flashy flakes in...

Finally got a gray bike! No flashy flakes in this fine American gray to make it questionably silver.
1991 Cannondale SH800 - a great good-for-anything bike
...
11-02-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 63,222
Posted By SJX426

basics: ...

basics:
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