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03-23-22, 05:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 35,193
Posted By Schlafen

Here's where I am right now with this bag...

Here's where I am right now with this bag support:

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03-09-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 2,738,277
Posted By Schlafen

nice 👍

nice 👍
12-27-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,912
Posted By Schlafen

Rider of modern and vintage frames, modern groups...

Rider of modern and vintage frames, modern groups only.

Wrenching on my own bikes mainly, avoid working on other people's bikes for various reasons, unless in an emergency situation. I'm a natural...
12-27-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,603
Posted By Schlafen

Nice 👍 On my PX10 I swapped in a 27" fork...

Nice 👍

On my PX10 I swapped in a 27" fork and I run 700x32 (34mm measured) Gravel Kings @50psi tubeless with mudguards. Rear brake bridge is the limiting factor on mine, but, without mudguards...
Forum: Commuting
12-08-21, 12:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,172
Posted By Schlafen

Shine bright like a diamond - Rihanna. Lol. I...

Shine bright like a diamond - Rihanna.
Lol.
I own this one, Proviz Switch
https://www.provizsports.com/en-gb/switch-mens-cycling-jacket-red-reflective.html

Proviz is the popular choice in UK,...
11-22-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,680
Posted By Schlafen

Lol. Just stating the obvious here but...

Lol.

Just stating the obvious here but 'modern' is used as 'current' in most general situations.

Indexed shifting is... ancient, not vintage in 2021.

30 year old Ultegra 9 speed STI is not...
11-06-21, 01:49 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,771
Posted By Schlafen

Reading through your thread, I would advise you...

Reading through your thread, I would advise you to get a bike fit. I know that means spending money but you def need it and will save you alot of hassle finding the correct frame size and position on...
10-08-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,184
Posted By Schlafen

Would rock these all day, no problem

Would rock these all day, no problem
Forum: Commuting
10-01-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,325
Posted By Schlafen

Damn, 14 year old thread.

Damn, 14 year old thread.
09-14-21, 01:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,400
Posted By Schlafen

i've had the smooth ones as bar end shifters. ...

i've had the smooth ones as bar end shifters.

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Only 1 type of 10...
Forum: Commuting
09-06-21, 12:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,430
Posted By Schlafen

That's mostly gearing, wide range gearing will...

That's mostly gearing, wide range gearing will not take you anywhere fast, no matter the bike.

Every morning I commute I see an old fella riding in opposite direction, quite slow going up a hill...
Forum: Commuting
08-20-21, 12:25 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,956
Posted By Schlafen

Go as fancy as you like rant

This is just a rant but I never understood the argument from commuter folks: maintenance is required regardless if beater or garage queen. Ignoring maintenance, is not the same as not requiring...
07-23-21, 01:20 AM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 2,738,277
Posted By Schlafen

Just do it !

Just do it !
07-19-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,570
Posted By Schlafen

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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- set H (small cog) and L (big cog) limits
- take the slack out of the cable....
07-18-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,803
Posted By Schlafen

Miss this one ...

Miss this one
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Plundered this one for shifters, rear derailleur and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-21, 05:17 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,860
Posted By Schlafen

Not like they used to be

Ti ride quality stems from the 1" tubing days. Compared to similar bikes of their times they were more flexible and that belief seems to have been carried over the years. This was applicable up to...
05-31-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,191
Posted By Schlafen

I remembered where I've seen these shifters work...

I remembered where I've seen these shifters work with a Deore 10 speed indexed RD, at 6:20 :

https://youtu.be/PsuCXW2z54A

Later in the video at 23:35 shifting a 10 speed cassette seems to work...
05-29-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,277
Posted By Schlafen

Skinny tubes, horizontal top tube and fat tyres -...

Skinny tubes, horizontal top tube and fat tyres - it's a looker 👌.
05-09-21, 03:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,907
Posted By Schlafen

The tubeset is called just that : Columbus MS. ...

The tubeset is called just that : Columbus MS.
From my research it was produced mid to late 80's in a very small number, so frames are still very rare. Basso and Tomassini seem to be the most...
05-08-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,907
Posted By Schlafen

So yeah... it's done, I'll take some pictures...

So yeah... it's done,
I'll take some pictures in daylight when I can.
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04-02-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,907
Posted By Schlafen

Soo this is where it's at: ...

Soo this is where it's at:

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03-15-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 2,738,277
Posted By Schlafen

To be fair, very posh.

To be fair, very posh.
01-30-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,261
Posted By Schlafen

You should get a professional bike fit first,...

You should get a professional bike fit first, considering you'e already had bikes that didn't fit you based off conventional sizing.

It'll be worth it and it will save you a ton of money and grief...
01-08-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,425
Posted By Schlafen

sweet rando rig 👍

sweet rando rig 👍
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,552
Posted By Schlafen

Listen guy, I've only replied to your statements....

Listen guy, I've only replied to your statements.
Your statements are broad, you got broad replies.
Couldn't care less if I win an argument on the internet, it's not worth sh÷t anyways. You keep...
12-26-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,907
Posted By Schlafen

Mendiz, a restomod

As I mentioned in my Peugeot PH12 thread, I have managed to source a pretty neat frame.
Columbus MS is the tubing with columbus bb and dropouts.
From my research this is a painted cromovelato...
12-19-20, 04:48 AM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 2,738,277
Posted By Schlafen

I believe the problem with the classic quill stem...

I believe the problem with the classic quill stem with removable face plate is that they crack eventually due to their design - not enough real estate, bolt holes may be the weak point.

2 bolt...
12-09-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 477,621
Posted By Schlafen

After a fight with the Mrs when she needs her...

After a fight with the Mrs when she needs her space, but you still need to give her a top tube lift to the hairdressers.
12-09-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,117
Posted By Schlafen

I usually ride outside during winter as its...

I usually ride outside during winter as its pretty mild in the midlands here in UK, winter mtb boots and thermal bibs 😁
But 'when the weather outside is ****eful' like it's been for the past few...
12-06-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,699
Posted By Schlafen

In light of previous posts, there are no rules of...

In light of previous posts, there are no rules of thumb when going vintage, despite what some consider vintage for whatever reason, you can make your own rules, because who's going to stop you? You...
11-21-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,966
Posted By Schlafen

Wow, rando setups are some of the most gorgeous...

Wow, rando setups are some of the most gorgeous bikes.
09-02-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,217
Posted By Schlafen

Thank you. I actually measured it, 54cm seat...

Thank you.
I actually measured it, 54cm seat tube x 57cm top tube. A tad stretched out but the shorter stem puts the contact points in the same place as my Giant.

Stuff done so far:
-wiped it...
08-22-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,217
Posted By Schlafen

As it sits now ...

As it sits now

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08-08-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,217
Posted By Schlafen

Some m ...

Some m
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08-08-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,217
Posted By Schlafen

Peugeot PH12 Centenary

I am intrigued by steel integrated aero bikes.
So I recently purchased my fist one, a Peugeot PH12 Centenary edition, not sure on model year.
I am not aware of any other integrated / aero steel...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 27,168
Views: 17,706,616
Posted By Schlafen

Why is the last page 1064...out of 1071?

Why is the last page 1064...out of 1071?
06-06-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 2,738,277
Posted By Schlafen

Sounds like standard Sram to me. My front...

Sounds like standard Sram to me. My front derailleur makes a loud 'clunk' noise when going down into the small ring.
Cable tension is ridonkulous compared to Shimano and if you're not using strong...
05-17-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 2,738,277
Posted By Schlafen

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x2000/20200508_121346_515e03a64efe02812a6e05cb06a6f26980664fd3.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,189
Posted By Schlafen

Dang, i remember that video, don't remember the...

Dang, i remember that video, don't remember the guy moving at all after the crash.
04-06-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 2,738,277
Posted By Schlafen

I did, that was my reaction on page 305. Wanted...

I did, that was my reaction on page 305.
Wanted to post a picture of my updated steel bike, not enough posts, just didn't want to spam other threads for post count.
04-05-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 2,738,277
Posted By Schlafen

There's some stellar steel in this thread

There's some stellar steel in this thread
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