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07-16-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 977
Posted By the sci guy

Purple Chasertech 10t jockey wheels: installed ...

Purple Chasertech 10t jockey wheels: installed


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07-15-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 2,521,796
Posted By the sci guy

good lord y'all are tall

good lord y'all are tall
07-02-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,123
Posted By the sci guy

bar tape in yellow, white, or red only if you can...

bar tape in yellow, white, or red only if you can find one similar enough to the frame red.
06-19-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 294,569
Posted By the sci guy

Had a great morning in Chappell Hill TX today....

Had a great morning in Chappell Hill TX today. Love this bike.

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06-04-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,922
Posted By the sci guy

I think the definition of "classic" with music,...

I think the definition of "classic" with music, much like with bikes, depends on how it's being used. To me, classic can be used as "that's a classic!" as in, it's an important, stand out piece of...
05-31-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By the sci guy

The chain isnít rubbing, but I did find what I...

The chain isnít rubbing, but I did find what I think the culprit is and I think I fixed it.

I assume itís still possible to find replacement wheels for Shimano 600 6200 series derailleur?



...
05-27-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7,889
Views: 2,242,079
Posted By the sci guy

Just stumbled across this thread and thought I'd...

Just stumbled across this thread and thought I'd share my latest project - cross-post from the MTB forum I guess! I hope rebuilds of vintage/classic MTBs still count for this thread?!

A neighbor...
05-25-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,082
Posted By the sci guy

It is. It's an 11-42t 9 speed cassette. I swapped...

It is. It's an 11-42t 9 speed cassette. I swapped out the wheels for new ones that had a 9 speed hub. The entire groupset is Microshift Advent so I had no issues with the new derailleur working with...
05-23-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,082
Posted By the sci guy

Thanks. I was pretty pleased how it turned out. I...

Thanks. I was pretty pleased how it turned out. I wish all the shades of red were more matched but in the end it's pretty close. I thought it was funny how even the grips and the chainring both from...
05-20-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,082
Posted By the sci guy

Just finished this '94 Specialized HardRock Rebuild

Just showing off, here.
I took a lot of "during" the rebuild pics so if you want to see the build in progress the full album is here:...
05-17-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 24,414
Posted By the sci guy

i stashed that coda stem in there when I had the...

i stashed that coda stem in there when I had the box in the back half of last year. Glad someone nabbed it!
05-03-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By the sci guy

Yeah itís all part of the frame itself. ...

Yeah itís all part of the frame itself.

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05-03-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,867
Posted By the sci guy

Just happened to see this thread today! I picked...

Just happened to see this thread today! I picked up a what we think is a 1987 Cilo last year from a lady on Facebook Marketplace. It was in pretty decent shape, but tore it down and cleaned it up and...
04-18-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,822
Posted By the sci guy

As a long time fan of the Dave Matthews Band...

As a long time fan of the Dave Matthews Band (having seen them in concert close to 30 times from 1998-2007) Iíd say theyíre more of a Shimano 105 level, than an Origin8. Sure some of that is bias,...
04-09-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 791
Posted By the sci guy

chamfer? i hardly know her!

chamfer? i hardly know her!
04-08-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,064
Posted By the sci guy

Yup its 135, was on of the first things I...

Yup its 135, was on of the first things I measure. 100 in the front.
03-15-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,652
Posted By the sci guy

I put the new decals on today - only really...

I put the new decals on today - only really needed the Columbus sticker and the banded colors; the Cilo name decals are all in great shape, a little dingy but not enough for me to take them all off. ...
03-11-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 36,652
Posted By the sci guy

Probably nothing too crazy but yeah I'm gonna...

Probably nothing too crazy but yeah I'm gonna figure out a nice color combo. I love that basically every bike is unique. Looking forward to crushing the crappy Houston streets plus the gravel/dirt...
03-10-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,652
Posted By the sci guy

FYI my Cilo decals from BiCals did finally show...

FYI my Cilo decals from BiCals did finally show up. They look good. Haven't put them on yet but they showed up.
03-09-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 36,652
Posted By the sci guy

Still this until I can get my hands on a Squid...

Still this until I can get my hands on a Squid SO-EZ.

Raleigh Sportif with a threaded/threadless converter & Nitto For Shred bars....
03-06-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,117
Posted By the sci guy

I love the look of a 1x. Last year I cleaned up...

I love the look of a 1x.
Last year I cleaned up and rebuilt a 1999 Cannondale R300 from a sloppy triple to a clean 1x, then changed it to another 1x setup to sell it. It's relatively flat here in...
02-01-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,539
Posted By the sci guy

when i was a kid my bike license plate was...

when i was a kid my bike license plate was plastic and said DANNY on it. i got it off one of those spinny racks at the tchotchke store in the mall.
01-21-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 255,603
Posted By the sci guy

https://www.instagram.com/p/CJ7PFT3JGrS/

https://www.instagram.com/p/CJ7PFT3JGrS/
01-20-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By the sci guy

Well these finally arrived yesterday. Looks like...

Well these finally arrived yesterday. Looks like they ship from Serbia. Apparently US government thought that was suspicious. 😂
...
01-12-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,652
Posted By the sci guy

I'm not sure. I posted about a few times in C&V....

I'm not sure. I posted about a few times in C&V. It's a relatively new acquisition - probably September? Only things newer on it besides consumables are the stem & bars for fit purposes. The 3ttt...
01-11-21, 11:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,652
Posted By the sci guy

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

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01-11-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,014
Posted By the sci guy

my riding style hasn't changed since I got my...

my riding style hasn't changed since I got my first mountain bike in middle school. I took up a lot of the practices of a trail rider - not a true gravity downhill rider, but plenty of mountain...
01-10-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7,200
Views: 699,545
Posted By the sci guy

used some xmas gift cards to get some more tools....

used some xmas gift cards to get some more tools. just arrived.
parktool hex wrench set, and parktool 4th hand which I cannot wait to use on 2 of my bikes!

...
12-30-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,067
Posted By the sci guy

Wow did this simple question really take off...

Wow did this simple question really take off :foo::roflmao:
I put the patched tube back in the bag. I squeezed all the air out and foldrolled it up and the patch isn't bent or creased. It held air...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-20, 11:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,762
Posted By the sci guy

First off, I asked this question over 4 years...

First off, I asked this question over 4 years ago. Secondly, I no longer even have the bike because the frame cracked at the seat tube collar - unrelated to this - in December 2019.
Third, the bike...
Forum: Texas
12-11-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,212
Posted By the sci guy

I arbitrarily choose anything before 1980 as...

I arbitrarily choose anything before 1980 as vintage, and anything between 1980 - 1999 as classic. Soooo.... eye of the beholder I guess?!

Also Brad L while I havenít had a chance to join yíall...
12-10-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,930
Posted By the sci guy

I'm a color pop kinda o guy as well, as since my...

I'm a color pop kinda o guy as well, as since my saddles are all black, i usually try to match the bar tape to any logos or frame highlight colors. i think the gold you found is a good match even...
Forum: Texas
12-10-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,350
Posted By the sci guy

No one on a bike should be riding Terry Hershey...

No one on a bike should be riding Terry Hershey for training purposes - its too full of people and pets and kids. It's absolutely more for use as a commute line, and recreational. I'm one of those...
12-08-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 74,938
Posted By the sci guy

Stop on this evening's ride on my Ď87 Cilo ...

Stop on this evening's ride on my Ď87 Cilo

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Forum: Texas
12-08-20, 12:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,350
Posted By the sci guy

FYI Houston: Speed Limit now officially 10mph in Terry Hershey at all times

In a huge blow to anyone on a bike in west Houston and the Energy Corridor, Steve Radack, as one of his final acts on his way out of office, quietly implemented a full-time speed limit of 10mph in...
11-28-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 24,414
Posted By the sci guy

I did! Happy it found a home so fast 😂

I did! Happy it found a home so fast 😂
11-19-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 24,414
Posted By the sci guy

Nice. They're a near perfect match for the Zefal...

Nice. They're a near perfect match for the Zefal classic bottle cage I just got, and go with the Brooks honey saddle & grips on my '74 Super Tourer
...
11-17-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,675
Posted By the sci guy

Hey everyone - someone in the Cyclocross/Gravel...

Hey everyone - someone in the Cyclocross/Gravel forum pointed me over here because they saw this thread.

So, I'm one of those brand ambassadors jadocs mentioned above. I've been riding my A/1 for...
11-16-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5,048
Views: 3,544,402
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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11-04-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 100,089
Posted By the sci guy

From yesterday's ride ...

From yesterday's ride

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11-04-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17,617
Views: 1,934,135
Posted By the sci guy

Rode ~57 miles round trip from the house to...

Rode ~57 miles round trip from the house to downtown Houston and back yesterday. Beautiful day for it.

...
11-04-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 255,603
Posted By the sci guy

https://www.instagram.com/p/CFQOn8QJ64u/

https://www.instagram.com/p/CFQOn8QJ64u/
11-02-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 255,603
Posted By the sci guy

https://www.instagram.com/p/CHE7IBspw2b/

https://www.instagram.com/p/CHE7IBspw2b/
Forum: Texas
10-30-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 14,313
Posted By the sci guy

Not sure where Weathermen is. Best route to...

Not sure where Weathermen is.
Best route to Citywest Blvd from THP is take the park to the end at BWY8, continue under BW8 past the parking lot, over the bayou and follow the path that leads to the...
10-20-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By the sci guy

Late 80's Cilo - seeking info & input

Some of you probably saw me ask about this bike a few times already before I actually bought it, but I have it now, and have a few more questions; mainly - can anyone help me figure out what year...
10-16-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,927
Posted By the sci guy

Will I want to replace these Shimano 600 calipers?

Probably buying this bike this weekend. I had a set of Weinmann single pivot brakes on an older Raleigh at they were worthless. Can I expect better performance out of these? Or should I be prepared...
10-12-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,424
Posted By the sci guy

Forgot to come back and post update. Got the...

Forgot to come back and post update. Got the orange cages, plus a new Ritchey stem and Whiskey bars to help with fit:

...
Forum: Texas
10-01-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,123
Posted By the sci guy

George Bush Park aka inside the Barker Reservoir....

George Bush Park aka inside the Barker Reservoir. In non-hurricane tropical downpours, the reservoirs are dry parks, save for the bayous running through them. But when we get a deluge they fill up as...
Forum: Foo
09-30-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9,636
Views: 1,244,077
Posted By the sci guy

Bucee's shirt. #texas...

Bucee's shirt. #texas (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=texas)
Forum: Foo
09-30-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9,937
Views: 2,065,990
Posted By the sci guy

Just finished listening to/watching the restored...

Just finished listening to/watching the restored and remastered Pink Floyd PULSE concert from 1994: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0SqtI95X6o1UTWsEHh4GiMu_N1II1n3c
No matter how many times...
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