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Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 209,184
Posted By robbyville

definitely easier with Shimano. Campy has...

definitely easier with Shimano. Campy has changed spline set up at least twice between eight speed chorus and new. In my case, I wanted to use my modern wheels (the Svís backup I9ís) with my...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 209,184
Posted By robbyville

very hot, hope it rides as beautifully as it...

very hot, hope it rides as beautifully as it looks!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 209,184
Posted By robbyville

definitely hot-ish, definitely extremely hot with...

definitely hot-ish, definitely extremely hot with some 40+mm deep wheels. Just the shallow wheels with those brake rotors take away.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 209,184
Posted By robbyville

both beautiful, both hot. Two more great setups...

both beautiful, both hot. Two more great setups in your quiver!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,848
Posted By robbyville

Almost but not quite a zombie thread but Iíll add...

Almost but not quite a zombie thread but Iíll add that the guy who bought my bike is still going strong with the DI2 that I installed in 2013 despite the bike having fallen off his bike rack at speed...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,536
Posted By robbyville

I do need to get a set of tires relatively soon...

I do need to get a set of tires relatively soon either way. The ones I have in the DeRosa are old Specialized pretty beat up. I donít ride it much mostly every other week and then on monthly...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,536
Posted By robbyville

yup first checks seem to show out on transparent...

yup first checks seem to show out on transparent which appears to be same as skin or tan. Even on their US website
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,536
Posted By robbyville

Iím game. Not sure how tan sidewalls will look on...

Iím game. Not sure how tan sidewalls will look on the SV but if itís horrid Iíll just put them on the vintage DeRosa.

Where have you found these available, Iíd be doing 25mm
03-14-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By robbyville

Stunning great job!

Stunning great job!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,536
Posted By robbyville

Taken me a while to get some time to report on...

Taken me a while to get some time to report on this post. So much of what I would have wanted to say has already been said so I'll just list a few for me along with time last used since some may have...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,611
Posted By robbyville

Great to hear that they are standing behind their...

Great to hear that they are standing behind their product!

Thankfully, Iíve never had to leave my bike anywhere, not had anything break to the point where I had to wait for a replacement, and do...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,318
Posted By robbyville

That is a lovely, lovely bike. Enjoy!

That is a lovely, lovely bike. Enjoy!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-21, 12:47 AM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 209,184
Posted By robbyville

lol still hot in my book!

lol still hot in my book!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-21, 09:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,318
Posted By robbyville

carbon fork from enve, the wheels are Light...

carbon fork from enve, the wheels are Light Bicycle 46mm deep rims laced to industry nine torch hubs. Not super light, if I remember right around 1450gm for the set
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,318
Posted By robbyville

My Speedvagen, roughly a 52cm, built up by me...

My Speedvagen, roughly a 52cm, built up by me when they still sold only framesets comes in at 16lbs 4oz including pedals and cages. I think thatís pretty good and I didnít really do anything that...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,761
Posted By robbyville

Or you can go full on leather by Busyman Busyman...

Or you can go full on leather by Busyman Busyman Bicycles (http://busymanbicycles.blogspot.com/?m=1)

Custom patterns and colors, mine is going on three years now

...
02-08-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 32,497
Posted By robbyville

Circa 1987 frame so I believe. Was originally a...

Circa 1987 frame so I believe. Was originally a much deeper pink but faded as it sat in the sun over many years (travel). Iím the original owner, bought the frame in 1992. Built it up using parts I...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,193
Posted By robbyville

ha! Well itís not for sale yet, so hit me up in a...

ha! Well itís not for sale yet, so hit me up in a couple of months and we can chat (the 53 is actually a titch too big for me)! Iím one of those people who would be just as happy seeing the bike go...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,193
Posted By robbyville

ha! Well itís not for sale yet, so hit me up in a...

ha! Well itís not for sale yet, so hit me up in a couple of months and we can chat (the 53 is actually a titch too big for me)! Iím one of those people who would be just as happy seeing the bike go...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,504
Posted By robbyville

Iím curious from the longtime SRAM users; what...

Iím curious from the longtime SRAM users; what does the contact point between battery and unit look like? Could there be a longer term challenge in pulling the batteries to charge regularly and...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,193
Posted By robbyville

thank you! I love riding it again

thank you! I love riding it again
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By robbyville

They do seem unique, cool website too. 1250g for...

They do seem unique, cool website too. 1250g for the set

partington.cc
Replies: 13
Views: 1,193
Posted By robbyville

the wheels on there now are new Industry Nine...

the wheels on there now are new Industry Nine rims set up tubeless and hubs with a Veloce cassette and machined spacers to work with the 8spd chorus shifters. Retail about $900. Theyíre actually my...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,193
Posted By robbyville

with current modern wheels or shouldnít pick up a...

with current modern wheels or shouldnít pick up a set of era appropriate do you think?
Replies: 13
Views: 1,193
Posted By robbyville

Thanks! As mentioned Iím the original owner so...

Thanks! As mentioned Iím the original owner so spend has been reasonable from when I bought the original frame and fork and now the Chorus Group. I reaquired it from
my friend for the price of...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By robbyville

The next Lightweight?

Saw that these are now available as an option through Speedvagen. Interesting story, only available as disc wheels is seems and pricey for now!
...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,193
Posted By robbyville

Bump to see if anyone has any ideas. Spouse is...

Bump to see if anyone has any ideas. Spouse is putting some pressure on for potential sale. I'm thinking it may be best to sell with vintage wheels though.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,548
Posted By robbyville

I understand and appreciate the answer. I have...

I understand and appreciate the answer. I have no problem when I need to use a lever, I have no pride! But even with the lever I have challenges with the Conti's. I use proper tubeless tape,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,548
Posted By robbyville

LOL, totally true. Psimet, and Noodle, would love...

LOL, totally true. Psimet, and Noodle, would love to know what technique you are using. While I don't have meathooks for hands, I've spent well over 30 years in the industry in some fashion, used to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,548
Posted By robbyville

whyfi, I canít remember but have you mounted the...

whyfi, I canít remember but have you mounted the gp5000ís yet? Those continue to be the most irksome for me and I keep buying them lol!

it could be the combo of my wheels and tires, I havenít put...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,374
Posted By robbyville

Thank you! Itís my dream bike and I love to ride...

Thank you! Itís my dream bike and I love to ride it. I donít think being seen with good lights and also having a great looking bike are mutually exclusive.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,504
Posted By robbyville

Iíve been on DI2 since 2013 (9000 and 9100...

Iíve been on DI2 since 2013 (9000 and 9100 series). To be fair Iíve only played with etap on a few rides in excess of 10 miles. I liked it very much but found the shifting to not be as quick or as...
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By robbyville

I canít speak to the value but sure looks to be...

I canít speak to the value but sure looks to be in incredible shape!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,374
Posted By robbyville

I ride the tops when climbing and at other times,...

I ride the tops when climbing and at other times, love the platform of these bars. No tape needed, plus I had the bars painted to match by the frame builder so last thing I wanted to do was cover it...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,279
Posted By robbyville

if looking at custom donít forget Speedvagen. ...

if looking at custom donít forget Speedvagen. Mine is steel/carbon but they have beautiful Ti
https://www.speedvagen.com/full-custom-ti-2019
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 209,184
Posted By robbyville

Welcome back, albeit briefly! I appreciate the...

Welcome back, albeit briefly! I appreciate the kind words. I took my time saving and planning for the Speedvagen. In less than 3 weeks the bike will be 3 years old and I still smile every time I walk...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,374
Posted By robbyville

Seems like you have a lot of options but Iíll...

Seems like you have a lot of options but Iíll just throw in my setup which like you I wanted to keep clean. This was my old garmin and Bontrager light. Has since been replaced with a newer Bontrager...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-21, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 470,622
Posted By robbyville

And total hotness. Hope it rides as nice as it...

And total hotness. Hope it rides as nice as it looks! Absolutely stunning set up
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,006
Posted By robbyville

Yeah but they look cool so that helps! I...

Yeah but they look cool so that helps!

I have a charging canister style pump at home, works great with my Tubeless tires. The GP5000ís I really havenít needed it for (but I did need soap and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,006
Posted By robbyville

First, congrats on the new record! Who knows if...

First, congrats on the new record! Who knows if it was a result of the new wheels vs. your pleasure and excitement of having a new product that filled you with adrenaline but either way a great...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,006
Posted By robbyville

When you ride through this first round of tires,...

When you ride through this first round of tires, post again and most of us will be around to help get your tubeless set up, until then enjoy your new wheels!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,006
Posted By robbyville

Congrats! Looking forward to hearing how you...

Congrats! Looking forward to hearing how you like them. Is this your first time with tubeless?

Lol for some ungodly reason I keep coming back to the GP5000 TLís despite them being the most...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By robbyville

Pretty much as above. Seat post battery is my...

Pretty much as above. Seat post battery is my preferred and to be fair Iím not even sure what other is even offered anymore.

For your A junction box I would recommend the stem
mount for ease...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 209,184
Posted By robbyville

thats absolutely lovely (and hot). What saddle...

thats absolutely lovely (and hot). What saddle is that?
Replies: 13
Views: 1,193
Posted By robbyville

DeRosa Slx

Ok, to be truthful I have no plans to sell any time soon, heck I just got this back in my possession. But the spousal unit is curious...

Frame dates to 1987, 53cm. itís in very good shape with...
01-07-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 846
Posted By robbyville

Love it. Looks like it would be great fun to...

Love it. Looks like it would be great fun to ride, Iím sure building it up was just as enjoyable!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 209,184
Posted By robbyville

yeah but I got offended when my bike wasnít there...

yeah but I got offended when my bike wasnít there lol ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 209,184
Posted By robbyville

donít get me wrong, those definitely constitute...

donít get me wrong, those definitely constitute some incredible bike porn... but I believe the idea in this thread is our own bikes not those that weíve seen or photographed.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 209,184
Posted By robbyville

Thanks! Yeah itís been a long time since Iíve...

Thanks! Yeah itís been a long time since Iíve ridden this bike so will see how the saddle works with my bibs! Iíll probably only be on it once a week if that since the SV is my daily ride. Bonus...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 209,184
Posted By robbyville

A tale of two steels

The Speedvagen has been in this thread a few times already and although vintage donít generally feel the love when it comes to hot or not I still felt like I should post.

The frame and fork were...
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