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10-19-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2,401
Views: 180,790
Posted By Soody

Thanks man. I got it beat up and cheap used after...

Thanks man. I got it beat up and cheap used after years of cross racing and it's been great. I don't regret de-stickering with a hair drier and a video store card. I'm against it in principle and i...
10-18-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 244
Posted By Soody

a better bike with a better frame with...

a better bike with a better frame with non-gaspipe tubing and forged dropouts with a derailer hanger integrated would be inexpensive

not to say don't ride this but i wouldn't put much money hopes...
10-18-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By Soody

It could also be skipping because of your...

It could also be skipping because of your shifting, if your indexing is not set correctly, your hanger is bent, or if there is some friction or something not seated correctly in the line acting like...
10-18-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By Soody

also, if you end up with a cassette/freewheel...

also, if you end up with a cassette/freewheel that your shifters don't index (ie not a 7 speed shimano-esque one), you can just spin the thingo on your shifter to go to friction mode, set the limits...
10-18-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By Soody

no that doesn't matter at all also i doubt it...

no that doesn't matter at all
also i doubt it had bolt on wheels, it's a nice bikes, nice bikes have qr
10-18-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 244
Posted By Soody

radical idea: convert to singlespeed and...

radical idea:

convert to singlespeed and lose the derailer entirely
10-18-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 460
Posted By Soody

It's been said a few times but I can't say enough...

It's been said a few times but I can't say enough how much of a game changer patient and repeated pushing of the bead into the well of the rim makes
10-18-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By Soody

That would be all good yeah ...

That would be all good yeah

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/k7-7.shtml
you can see ratios here


12 14 16 18 21 24 28

is what the 12-28 probably is
12-14-16 is awful like dropping off a...
10-18-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By Soody

Your old hub will have been 126mm wide If you...

Your old hub will have been 126mm wide
If you bought a modern 130mm wide wheel, you could just open the dropouts a little wider with your hands and it would fit in fine.

You don't -need- a 7...
10-18-19, 12:19 AM
Replies: 2,401
Views: 180,790
Posted By Soody

thx man it's a ~2002 gunnar crosshairs so...

thx man
it's a ~2002 gunnar crosshairs so basically a cyclocross frame I think either true temper ox platinum or 853
36 spoke A719 rims on ultegra and schmidt dynamo hubs
Edelux II light on a...
10-16-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,173
Posted By Soody

i mean 'hideous and garish' as a term of...

i mean 'hideous and garish' as a term of endearment
10-16-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,173
Posted By Soody

I think just about everyone is impressed by a...

I think just about everyone is impressed by a sexy classic italian road bike when they see it
10-16-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,173
Posted By Soody

nice! yeah they are fantastic cars, i had a...

nice!
yeah they are fantastic cars, i had a sprint qv for a few years.
10-16-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2,401
Views: 180,790
Posted By Soody

I'm dead serious about the basket. Mine is below...

I'm dead serious about the basket. Mine is below (pic from a few years ago). A nitto m18 would be in order for your trek. You can get copper baskets from homeware stores too, that might look cool. ...
10-15-19, 10:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By Soody

gorgeous bike i'm a bit suspicious about a...

gorgeous bike
i'm a bit suspicious about a brooks being comfortable with that much bar drop though
10-15-19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,292
Posted By Soody

wow :thumb: who needs nitto?

wow :thumb:
who needs nitto?
10-15-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,173
Posted By Soody

Alfa Romeo has made some pretty nice economy cars...

Alfa Romeo has made some pretty nice economy cars without sullying their brand.
It's only bad if the fancy italian companies budget offering is just all round worse than vanilla competitors plus...
10-15-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By Soody

cool thanks i'll give it a go ordered some...

cool thanks i'll give it a go
ordered some purple cables
10-14-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,468
Posted By Soody

I thought that it was a video. You know, there...

I thought that it was a video. You know, there were images, moving images you'd call them. Maybe some people would call it like a small film. It seems like these days there are a lot of words for...
10-14-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6,744
Views: 1,610,831
Posted By Soody

Anyone here have something Italian like this? ...

Anyone here have something Italian like this?
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1623x1223/pinarello_campagnolo_rigid_mtb_1ba341f9dc6bd8b886bad6cd4a192485fc1f6e34.jpg...
10-14-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,847
Posted By Soody

sick support car

sick support car
10-14-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,011
Posted By Soody

really nice build steerer looks quite slack,...

really nice build
steerer looks quite slack, how does it ride?
love the white tape and black saddle to match the decals and sullying it with decent modern brakes so its good to ride fast
maybe a...
10-14-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2,401
Views: 180,790
Posted By Soody

I really like it. I like this kind of thing in...

I really like it. I like this kind of thing in general too. So i'm nitpicking but I think your brown saddle and grips clash both with the copper fenders and with the black spoked wheels and the black...
10-13-19, 11:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By Soody

fair point, i'd just rather not waste the cables

fair point, i'd just rather not waste the cables
10-13-19, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By Soody

Brake lever compatibility on Moser

Cantis work with road levers right, so how well will canti flat bar levers work with caliper brakes? I think they're deore LX and 600 tricolour.
...
10-13-19, 03:08 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 79,485
Posted By Soody

My Gunnar Crosshairs ...

My Gunnar Crosshairs

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/img_4959_custom__de609568a2e0c187866e03e238dc2cc7588c1603.jpg...
10-12-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13,650
Views: 2,771,411
Posted By Soody

husband or ex husband must have really pissed her...

husband or ex husband must have really pissed her off
10-12-19, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By Soody

in friction mode yes they won't index

in friction mode yes
they won't index
10-11-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 16,001
Posted By Soody

It's not easy to single out bikes here. That is...

It's not easy to single out bikes here. That is so beautiful.
10-11-19, 12:16 AM
Replies: 6,744
Views: 1,610,831
Posted By Soody

$69.95 fork $79.56 shipping $240 nzd ...

$69.95 fork
$79.56 shipping

$240 nzd

I'm going to buy a wheel this weekend the guy has a big stash of forks for $10 each maybe one of those will work lol. $240 is a bit too much.
and i was...
10-10-19, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6,744
Views: 1,610,831
Posted By Soody

That looks ideal and I have a spare 1" cane creek...

That looks ideal and I have a spare 1" cane creek 40 threadless headset
Can only see them for over $200 on ebay though...
10-10-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 79,485
Posted By Soody

lovely

lovely
10-10-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 6,744
Views: 1,610,831
Posted By Soody

Treacherous for sure It's a fine line between...

Treacherous for sure
It's a fine line between threadless stem adapters and square brake blocks
or a disc conversion and a power steering conversion
10-10-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6,744
Views: 1,610,831
Posted By Soody

Yeah I get it. As long as you have fun riding...

Yeah I get it. As long as you have fun riding them.
If the spirit of a classic bike was just that it's as light and fast as possible though, then you'd pass it up for something modern.
It's a...
10-09-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,561
Posted By Soody

I wondered about that when I saw his first photo...

I wondered about that when I saw his first photo but the stem has an M on it, I think it's just a faux-cinelli and that sakae bar is surely 26
10-09-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,561
Posted By Soody

very cool legano

very cool legano
10-09-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,561
Posted By Soody

VO Tourist. ...

VO Tourist.
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x800/vo_tourist_f7b77757b3ea218c1490d2de8cfdb29a6cd4323a.jpg
10-09-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,561
Posted By Soody

Those are bullhorns also if the bullhorns or...

Those are bullhorns
also if the bullhorns or pursuit bars have a sweep up at the end then you can use your road levers with them fine. I did that for a while (below)
It's cool, but hardly more...
10-09-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6,744
Views: 1,610,831
Posted By Soody

I'm going to pretend it is until i know otherwise...

I'm going to pretend it is until i know otherwise lol but i would like to know
your 3 bikes posted are stunning
one question i have though is why does everyone seem to persevere with the long...
10-09-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,561
Posted By Soody

most moustache bars will work fine with road...

most moustache bars will work fine with road levers on the bend. many have a drop and so you can mount them upside down and get a rise. you can shim the clamp if it's 25.4 and you want to re-use your...
10-08-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6,744
Views: 1,610,831
Posted By Soody

yeah that's basically what i was thinking it...

yeah that's basically what i was thinking
it is 26"
reasonably light too, i rode home the 5km from where i bought it with it on my shoulder
restoring the fork could be cool but i might just put...
10-07-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 16,001
Posted By Soody

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/ancalagon_6a3b3eb5e105e805c03a609044fba30ac0240006.jpeg
10-07-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,112
Posted By Soody

looks fantastic

looks fantastic
10-07-19, 01:32 AM
Replies: 6,744
Views: 1,610,831
Posted By Soody

Just got this for $95. Anyone got any...

Just got this for $95. Anyone got any info/thoughts on it? https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/img_4911_custom__fe179a9283726cfe821e102051c841eade3a11d0.jpg...
10-05-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 493
Posted By Soody

I rode a frame that was bent in this way for a...

I rode a frame that was bent in this way for a while
Eventually i realised that while it was more or less fine, I just found it too disconcerting keeping an eye on it and being slightly concerned...
10-05-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 32,400
Posted By Soody

god that is hideous (in a good way, like how a...

god that is hideous (in a good way, like how a colnago is hideous)
10-04-19, 09:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 644
Posted By Soody

local shop is going to weld it

local shop is going to weld it
10-04-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,124
Posted By Soody

what a cool project

what a cool project
10-03-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 386
Posted By Soody

I think it's nice. Worth upgrading i'd get some...

I think it's nice. Worth upgrading
i'd get some ~50mm riser bars for one or some alt townie kind of bars
10-03-19, 02:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 644
Posted By Soody

yeah... this frame is trash now right?

yeah...
this frame is trash now right?
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