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08-15-23, 08:22 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,107
Posted By AngryScientist

Agree! A rigid MTB would be a good Cino chariot !

Agree! A rigid MTB would be a good Cino chariot !
08-14-23, 07:55 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,107
Posted By AngryScientist

I've been on the hunt for a touring bike for a...

I've been on the hunt for a touring bike for a while. I'm short, so many touring bikes are simply too big for me to comfortably ride. Always said if I found a vintage Sequoia in good condition I'd...
08-06-23, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7,388
Views: 867,978
Posted By AngryScientist

Building a touring bike finally. Phase A: Wheels!...

Building a touring bike finally. Phase A: Wheels!

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08-01-23, 06:23 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,493
Posted By AngryScientist

Hey that's me! Great pic, thanks for that :)

Hey that's me! Great pic, thanks for that :)
07-24-23, 07:10 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,493
Posted By AngryScientist

Day 2 More fun out on MT roads. More heat,...

Day 2

More fun out on MT roads. More heat, but started earlier, which was smart. Ice cold martinis made to order were the highlight!
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07-24-23, 07:09 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,493
Posted By AngryScientist

Ride report: Amazing ride, the best of...

Ride report:

Amazing ride, the best of people and unreal scenery.

First off, the volunteers from the Montessori school and everyone else were beyond amazing. The amount of kind faces, support...
05-25-23, 05:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 674
Posted By AngryScientist

IMO it's a steel, celeste bianchi made in italy....

IMO it's a steel, celeste bianchi made in italy. No doubt it deserves a life of continued road riding. Build it up in good health!
04-03-23, 05:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,395
Posted By AngryScientist

Wow, that frame looks like it was a true barn...

Wow, that frame looks like it was a true barn find. Looks mint in every way. I suppose in Arizona you get a better shot at those than here in the northeast where the elements can destroy or at least...
03-31-23, 07:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,567
Posted By AngryScientist

Most frames spec'd for 27" wheels can be...

Most frames spec'd for 27" wheels can be converted to 700c with mid reach brakes and clear good sized tires. Here's an old Specialized that I converted to 700c and wraps these 33.33mm tires with ease...
03-12-23, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By AngryScientist

Thanks; Just took advantage of the 30% sale and...

Thanks; Just took advantage of the 30% sale and ordered some stuff at Velo Orange, including one of these. Appreciate the offer though.
03-10-23, 07:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,825
Posted By AngryScientist

The last of an era of parts. All silver. All...

The last of an era of parts. All silver. All alloy. No plastic junk. Wonderfully finished, even for the lowly Veloce trim.
...
03-08-23, 05:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,771
Posted By AngryScientist

100%. Building wheels is not something I...

100%. Building wheels is not something I particularly enjoy doing, so if I'm going to put the work and time into building a set up, they should be nice!
03-07-23, 05:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,771
Posted By AngryScientist

Where have people been ordering spokes from lately?

My former favorite spokes, Wheelsmith seem to be hard to come by these days. I always thought the finish on the Wheelsmith spoke was a notch above the other vendors. I note now that Pillar spokes...
03-07-23, 03:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,025
Posted By AngryScientist

The problem with some of these paints, especially...

The problem with some of these paints, especially those of yesteryear without good UV inhibitors is they really changed over time with sun exposure, especially the brighter colors, So sometimes the...
03-07-23, 03:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,395
Posted By AngryScientist

If you look for a bike that was spec'd for 27'...

If you look for a bike that was spec'd for 27' wheels, you can use mid reach brakes and 700c wheels and obtain gobs of clearance. This is an old Ishiwata tubed trek that I got for a song complete,...
03-07-23, 12:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,825
Posted By AngryScientist

Thtat's a good possibility. In other news,...

Thtat's a good possibility.

In other news, italian wheely products showed up today for this one...

...
03-07-23, 10:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,150
Posted By AngryScientist

BB shell is beefy enough to drill and tap, no...

BB shell is beefy enough to drill and tap, no problem. All the big box stores carry metric hardware in stainless steel, just go down to the local HD or Lowes and pick up a couple.
03-04-23, 09:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,315
Posted By AngryScientist

shrug? are people really taking multiple...

shrug?

are people really taking multiple days to mount a tubular tire? One coat on the rim, one on the tire, about an hour for them both to dry, a wet coat on both and mount. Few hours to dry and...
03-04-23, 08:55 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,211
Posted By AngryScientist

Mark, I dont want to derail this thread, but just...

Mark, I dont want to derail this thread, but just wanted to say thank you for all of this and gugie too for the info.
03-03-23, 07:02 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,211
Posted By AngryScientist

Tech question for gugie if he wouldnt mind: ...

Tech question for gugie if he wouldnt mind:

I assume these mods are done via silver brazing? I've read conflicting information on the googles, what's the melting temp of silver rod? What's your...
03-03-23, 05:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,825
Posted By AngryScientist

Hey James. It's a triple crank that I converted...

Hey James. It's a triple crank that I converted to a sub-compact double. In this case, the big ring needs to be installed on the inboard side of the big spider. If it was installed outboard, there...
03-03-23, 03:40 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 43,282
Posted By AngryScientist

My crusty bike qualifies! ...

My crusty bike qualifies!

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03-03-23, 03:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,825
Posted By AngryScientist

hill approved: 46/30 campag. ...

hill approved: 46/30 campag.

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03-03-23, 12:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,825
Posted By AngryScientist

worst case scenario: i wind up riding montana...

worst case scenario: i wind up riding montana dirt roads and drinking bottles of wine by myself....doesnt sound so bad!

:)
03-03-23, 08:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,825
Posted By AngryScientist

I've heard of people riding cino on 25's, so...

I've heard of people riding cino on 25's, so whatever fits will have to do!

Here are the freshly gutted levers in line with the rat rod build ahead :)
...
03-02-23, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
Posted By AngryScientist

Cool. They are yours. I'm off for the night but...

Cool. They are yours. I'm off for the night but I'll PM you in the morning to get your address.
03-02-23, 06:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,825
Posted By AngryScientist

Cino bound Bianchi

Figured I would chronicle my build here too for anyone interested and hopefully to pick up some tips along the way :)

Not even sure what model Bianchi this is, but it has rack and fender mounts,...
03-02-23, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
Posted By AngryScientist

Free to a good home: 8sp guts

Hi guys, figured there might be some interest here if someone can use this stuff, I'm happy to pass it along. Just gutted some 8sp levers and here are the internals. I make no guarantee of...
07-11-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By AngryScientist

Good question. Those H+Son rims use the plate...

Good question. Those H+Son rims use the plate over the valve hole as a counterweight to the rim weld which harkens back to the old days of the Ambrosio Nemesis, etc. A nice classic touch. Why would...
07-09-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,533
Posted By AngryScientist

And this one is done. Came out pretty well I...

And this one is done. Came out pretty well I would have to say. Just under 20# complete.
...
07-09-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 13,447
Posted By AngryScientist

Wow! What a thread! I took a peak with my...

Wow! What a thread!

I took a peak with my morning coffee today and like a terrible train crash, I was disgusted by what I saw, but simply could not turn away. Thanks for the morning entertainment!...
07-01-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 28,054
Posted By AngryScientist

Here's my submission ...

Here's my submission

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07-01-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,533
Posted By AngryScientist

drill baby drill! 2nd bottle cage...

drill baby drill!

2nd bottle cage successfully installed! A little unnerving to take a centering punch and drill to a bike frame, but progress and all.
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06-30-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,533
Posted By AngryScientist

More progress! Drilled the front and rear...

More progress!

Drilled the front and rear brake bridges to allow recessed nutted brakes. Usual process, no problem with the right tools.

I have had sets of the TRP mid reach brakes in black,...
06-30-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,533
Posted By AngryScientist

Got the frame all cleaned up, touched up the...

Got the frame all cleaned up, touched up the paint chips. Coated with automotive ceramic wax and blasted the inside of all the tubes with corrosion inhibitor. Some parts should be rolling in this...
06-30-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,724
Posted By AngryScientist

That photo really speaks to simpler times. great...

That photo really speaks to simpler times. great capture!
06-30-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,724
Posted By AngryScientist

Let's start with a picture! I'd love to see it...

Let's start with a picture! I'd love to see it myself, I like these older utility type of bikes.

If you dont intend to ride it, you'll probably spend more money restoring it properly than it's...
06-29-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,533
Posted By AngryScientist

Got that base covered. Speaking of death forks......

Got that base covered. Speaking of death forks...

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06-28-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,533
Posted By AngryScientist

Got it, thanks. Frame pumps for life here!

Got it, thanks.

Frame pumps for life here!
06-27-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,533
Posted By AngryScientist

Ishiwata Trek Fat Tire Project

Hey all! Long time since I've been over this way.

I am working on a 40 year old project that I hope to be a fun fat tire flier. I'm wondering if there is a solution out there that I am unaware of....
09-01-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 34,113
Posted By AngryScientist

Gotcha, yes, I got it too. Must have been a bit...

Gotcha, yes, I got it too. Must have been a bit of a delay getting over to NJ. See you guys in the Spring! Good reason to stay on form over the winter i guess!
09-01-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 34,387
Posted By AngryScientist

Here you go! ...

Here you go!

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 18,943
Posted By AngryScientist

man, terrible news. i too havent been active on...

man, terrible news. i too havent been active on this forum in a long while, but came to share my sympathies and read through some old threads. very sad day.
12-07-11, 07:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 14,243
Posted By AngryScientist

set of omniums, i had the cheaper sram GXP single...

set of omniums, i had the cheaper sram GXP single crank on my bike for a while @ 165 crank arms, which i always felt were a little too short, i'm stepping up to 167.5 and decided to spring for the...
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