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08-02-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 36,652
Posted By Senrab62

Beautiful build! Love it. Thanks for sharing! ...

Beautiful build! Love it. Thanks for sharing!

What tires are those?
07-27-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 36,652
Posted By Senrab62

Done!

Will get final weight. Will be in the 21.5ish rate I think with Brooks. With higher end/lighter tires and tubes could probably shave a couple hundred grams.

One time owned by Martin Copland who...
07-27-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,947
Posted By Senrab62

Donezo

Will get final weight. Will be in the 21.5ish rate I think with Brooks. With higher end/lighter tires and tubes could probably shave a couple hundred grams.

One time owned by Martin Copland who...
06-21-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,508
Posted By Senrab62

Just found this thread, but never post in this...

Just found this thread, but never post in this forum. Sorry for the late addition.

I have a bike with an S3X hub, and it's not a gravel type frame. I have done some easy gravel with, and varied...
06-14-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,566
Posted By Senrab62

Basically where I am. Just love bikes and riding....

Basically where I am. Just love bikes and riding. Primarily fixed, but mix it up. Variety is the spice of life!
06-02-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,471
Posted By Senrab62

Haha! Twinsies

I used the same frame for a build for my ex girlfriend. These are great frames for this type of build. I set her's up with nitto MTB bars, and suntour XC shifters and stock mechs. Stock wheelset and...
05-27-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7,200
Views: 699,545
Posted By Senrab62

RHM saddle

Got this from rhm today. Awful pic, fantastic saddle. Flawless. Going on the Claud Butler.
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05-22-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 959
Posted By Senrab62

Glad you're safe! Had a couple similar issues,...

Glad you're safe! Had a couple similar issues, one with a chain failing bombing down a hill at about 30 mph, and one similar to yours off-road with shrubbery interfering with the chain. Very grateful...
05-17-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 618,010
Posted By Senrab62

Excited as well. This will be run with tubulars,...

Excited as well. This will be run with tubulars, so clearance should be sufficient. Hopefully will have this installed in time for my 40th birthday 40 miles fixed gear ride in a couple weeks. Hoping...
05-17-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 618,010
Posted By Senrab62

Brake mount solution

Bit the bullet:

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Cleaner and don't have to feel fork...
05-14-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 14,406
Views: 3,234,426
Posted By Senrab62

Last thing I need is another bike...

But this followed me home. Parts scavenge. Anyone in Chicago/burbs who wants frame with shoved in post is welcome to it.
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05-12-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 36,652
Posted By Senrab62

Vintage Carlton

Have had this frame for like 3+ years. Shakedown ride tonight. Finally got it built. Need some adjustments, different pedal/cage combo (had custom straps made) and some bar tape. Plan 15-20 miles on...
04-28-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,282
Posted By Senrab62

I personally have GK slick in 26 and love them....

I personally have GK slick in 26 and love them. Good all rounder. They do measure small (narrow) in my experience, but present a great value. Superior in every way in my experience compared to...
04-12-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,247
Posted By Senrab62

From the feedback you can see the love and...

From the feedback you can see the love and passion. It's what's awesome about the forum and bicycles in general. Do what you will as long as you ride it. Thanks for sharing!
04-12-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,247
Posted By Senrab62

Beautiful build

Perfect blend of period correct and modern. Classy af!
04-08-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,305
Posted By Senrab62

Moar pics, some catalog scans as well: ...

Moar pics, some catalog scans as well:

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04-08-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,305
Posted By Senrab62

Claud Butler track/path frame 1955?

Hey all. I know I've been saying no more frames or projects, and I did mean it when I said it last. "Did" is also past tense! :roflmao: Saw this one, and had to pounce. Not a value pick up due to...
04-06-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 36,652
Posted By Senrab62

Today's ride

Needs a bath. Heavy with the s3x wheelset (heavy, but indestructible) but rides smooth and perfect for hillier terrain. The weight doesn't impact average speed that I have noticed too much. Columbus...
04-03-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,914
Posted By Senrab62

[QUOTE=Gods lonely man;21998390] Skid...

[QUOTE=Gods lonely man;21998390]

Skid stopping and big gears on 20-50 mile fixed rides is silly and absurd. I am perfectly capable of skid stopping, it just makes no sense to me. The connection to...
04-02-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 36,652
Posted By Senrab62

Appreciate the thorough explanation. I...

Appreciate the thorough explanation.

I don't skid either, and never wanted to. Bikes look cleaner w/o brakes, especially track bikes, but skidding ruins tires and is inefficient as eff. Not worth...
04-01-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 36,652
Posted By Senrab62

LOOOOOVE this bike. Considering the 650b...

LOOOOOVE this bike. Considering the 650b conversion for the red bike. How do you like it so far. How did it impact geometry/feel? Any regrets? 23mm max tire width is not ideal.

Build looks...
03-28-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 36,652
Posted By Senrab62

That "fastback" style stay treatment is a...

That "fastback" style stay treatment is a trademark of Ron Boi (the builder) and many others for that matter. I always have appreciated the look.

Very short reach calipers are needed. Need...
03-26-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 36,652
Posted By Senrab62

Maintenance ride. Shooting for 80+ a week. Old...

Maintenance ride. Shooting for 80+ a week. Old man ****. Still not sure on components. Have a different saddle tI need to install, and looking for a different front caliper option.

Crusty and...
03-26-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Nbd
Views: 1,118
Posted By Senrab62

ISO BB, surprisingly. Thought it could be Italian...

ISO BB, surprisingly. Thought it could be Italian based on the dove cutout.

Posted this in another thread, but oh what the hell:...
03-22-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 36,652
Posted By Senrab62

Funny you mention this: There is another thread...

Funny you mention this: There is another thread in C&V regarding a track bike that appears to have fork damage from a Keirin fork mounted caliper similar to mine. That coupled with my experience...
03-18-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 36,652
Posted By Senrab62

Almost done!

Took out for maiden voyage. Developed separation (visible at 9 o'clock on rear wheel) on tubular. Don't know if it's deformed or just came unglued. Either way, new tubs and glue is in order. Took...
03-04-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 36,652
Posted By Senrab62

Got out yesterday, mid 50's so it's basically...

Got out yesterday, mid 50's so it's basically summer here in the Midwest.
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03-02-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,187
Posted By Senrab62

Multiple gears. Will allow you to manage effort,...

Multiple gears. Will allow you to manage effort, which will prevent sweaty messenger work day. Unless you have a shower at work. If you do, than mix it up.
03-01-21, 10:19 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 36,652
Posted By Senrab62

I hear you

bykemike beautiful project you have there. And I agree. I have some good quality bikes, but have been focusing on quality and uniqueness the past couple of years. Enjoy and ride as much as possible.
03-01-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 36,652
Posted By Senrab62

Beautiful!

Was this the 58cm on the auction site?! I was watching that one also. Beautiful details on that. Can't wait to see it built up!
02-22-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,045
Posted By Senrab62

Updates with pics

Overhauled, ready to roll. Still need to reglue tubs, going to try current tires and will upgrade/replace once I get some mileage in.

Love this bike. It's sassy. Still need saddle, chain,...
02-22-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Nbd
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Posted By Senrab62

Lazy

Sorry I was lazy and didn't post pics. Almost done. Overhauled headset. New BB. Repurposed crankset. Still need to reglue tubs, and see if I like them enough to invest in some new/better quality....
02-14-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 36,652
Posted By Senrab62

I've posted this before, but here it is 100%...

I've posted this before, but here it is 100% donezo. Rides great, smooth, and ability to adjust GI for wind or hills. Will be trying to get a bunch of miles on this once the weather eases up. ...
02-10-21, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Nbd
Views: 1,118
Posted By Senrab62

Nbd

Please see link. So very lazy of me, I know. Anyone with any ideas on builder? Would appreciate it greatly.
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02-07-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 36,652
Posted By Senrab62

These shots are from tonight. Yay negative degree...

These shots are from tonight. Yay negative degree riding! First time riding brakeless in at least half a decade. I now am reminded why I don't do it. Damn right scary with the snow/ice. Don't...
02-05-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,727
Posted By Senrab62

This one for sure was intended to have three, I...

This one for sure was intended to have three, I can see where the repair is under the powder coating. Shame, because it'll add more expense.

That Behringer is beautiful! I'm fortunate that this...
01-30-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 36,652
Posted By Senrab62

Yeah, I hear ya. Ron Boi is in the area, so if I...

Yeah, I hear ya. Ron Boi is in the area, so if I was looking for a repaint, I think it would be poetic if the builder who built and painted it originally did the refinish as well. That being said, I...
01-29-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,048
Posted By Senrab62

Welcome!

Vigorelli is steel, right? I have the RD2 crankset and don't find it overly flexy. I am a Clyde, and fairly strong. I do, however, notice BB/stay/frame flex on steel frames. Rarely if ever actual...
01-29-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 36,652
Posted By Senrab62

Excited

Thanks. Treatments aren't elegant, but it was a purpose built frame! This was built and designed for the track. I won't be using it as intended, but I am grateful to have it and look forward to...
01-27-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 36,652
Posted By Senrab62

Project

Another mid build pic. Late 70s early 80s handmade custom track bike by Ron Boi from Illinois (look him up) at RRB cycles. Great angles, and big tubing. Not light, but I imagine stiff for the time....
01-23-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 888
Posted By Senrab62

Love this!

Giving me motivation for my px10! Looks great. What wheelset/hubs are those? Normandy?
01-20-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 100,089
Posted By Senrab62

Glamour shots

Well, maybe not glamour, but did a shakedown again for fit. Fudging cold here in Illinois.
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01-19-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 100,089
Posted By Senrab62

Spicy! 🔥

Winter updates on this.

Have posted this before. My go to. Over 1.5k on this in 2020. Hoping to get at least that much on this bike next year. Wheelset wasn't originally for this bike, but it's...
01-19-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,509
Posted By Senrab62

Milwaukee bicycle co

Got these built at Ben's. The fit and finish on the hubs is top notch. Silky smooth. Went with fixed/fixed. Will likely get another set based on value.
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01-17-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,727
Posted By Senrab62

^^Gotcha

I understand. Completely. Outside of my practical budget, but perhaps down the road. I would like to have the eyelets and cable guide repaired. Rob Boi is from the area, and although his shop is...
01-16-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,727
Posted By Senrab62

No worries!

No hijacking at all. I visited your thread, and it's hard to research frames with nothing to go on but some pictures. Fortunately, there is a wealth of knowledge and people willing to share it. I am...
01-12-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 100,089
Posted By Senrab62

Well....

I like that it's unique. And I feel I can get two useable gears out of the three. This is the 3rd or 4th bike I've had it on. I have commented before on it.

I think I paid 199 shipped from...
01-12-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 100,089
Posted By Senrab62

1988 Schwinn Prelude

Latest project. Finally found a home for my S3X. Fell on the shakedown ride of 10 miles on Sunday. Hip and backside still hurt! Currently set at 71, 53, and 44 for winter duty. Will bump up to 75,...
12-21-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,820
Posted By Senrab62

Solstice trees

Newest acquisition at 2nd job.
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10-14-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 100,089
Posted By Senrab62

Extra clean build! Is that a rush? Looks great. 👍🏾

Extra clean build! Is that a rush? Looks great. 👍🏾
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