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09-24-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,062
Posted By pressed001

I have to correct myself here; this bike is very...

I have to correct myself here; this bike is very fun to ride and it can climb as well as the rider's legs can. I did a 60 miler the other week with over a mile of ascent and it was a dream the whole...
09-01-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,764
Posted By pressed001

The current 60mm stem is too long and I have...

The current 60mm stem is too long and I have ordered a 45mm along with a steerer tube extender which I believe will be necessary for a 20mm raise.

The shifting is impeccable but did not work with...
09-01-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 157,794
Posted By pressed001

Looking back at the Tempest when I first built it...

Looking back at the Tempest when I first built it is pretty amazing. It is a nice memory to look back on. That was my first bike build and I have learned so much since then.

I decided a while ago...
04-01-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,764
Posted By pressed001

Put the Kojaks on my wife's SLRs and they seal up...

Put the Kojaks on my wife's SLRs and they seal up and measure a decent width for the rim. Hoping they'll expand out to 35 on the new wheels once I get them built. Was pretty happy how they sealed up...
05-16-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,062
Posted By pressed001

Thanks a lot, Dave. The drive-train took me a...

Thanks a lot, Dave. The drive-train took me a long time to decide on, especially the crank. I kind of miss the way XTR shifts but with the price/weight difference it was a no-brainer. I ride XC but...
05-14-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,062
Posted By pressed001

On-One 456 (original) size L On-One CrMo fork...

On-One 456 (original) size L
On-One CrMo fork (440 atc, QR)
Custom made wheels: WI XMR hubs with a Shimano MS freehub, a mix of sapim cx-ray (F+R) and race (R DS only), brass sapim polyax nipples...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 41,304
Posted By pressed001

There sure are a lot of murals in this graffiti...

There sure are a lot of murals in this graffiti thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 41,304
Posted By pressed001

Finished this Cu plated On-One 456 build last...

Finished this Cu plated On-One 456 build last week. The entire album can be seen here (https://postimg.cc/gallery/rxcQHV1).

https://i.postimg.cc/T2LBpzRZ/DSC5333.jpg (https://postimg.cc/9z2LkNwp)...
04-12-20, 03:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,124
Posted By pressed001

TRP Spyre ...

TRP Spyre (https://road.cc/content/review/90569-trp-spyre-mechanical-disc-brake)are the hands-down, lightest weight, highest performance mechanical disc brakes. I use mine with BBB BBS-53...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 41,304
Posted By pressed001

I'm cheating. It's not my bike but my daughter. I...

I'm cheating. It's not my bike but my daughter. I just love the pic though!

https://i.postimg.cc/KzdG2qmn/DSC0324.jpg (https://postimg.cc/ZBxtPLBR)
04-09-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,517
Posted By pressed001

Yeah, drops and off-road do not go together. The...

Yeah, drops and off-road do not go together. The weight is just too far forward. Gravel bikes are more for smooth gravel paths which I could see being pretty fun for going fast in an aero position.
...
05-07-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,156
Posted By pressed001

Shimano FH-7700. Practically silent. I love it...

Shimano FH-7700. Practically silent. I love it and wish all hubs were so quiet.
05-05-19, 04:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,710
Posted By pressed001

Picked up the frame yesterday: ...

Picked up the frame yesterday:

https://i.postimg.cc/rygkphQF/20190505-123604.jpg (https://postimg.cc/14gTCrkL)

https://i.postimg.cc/Y0DZzss6/20190505-123533.jpg (https://postimg.cc/gLRgYNdj)
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04-23-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,261
Posted By pressed001

I like your bikes! The floor is great, who cares...

I like your bikes! The floor is great, who cares about that in a workshop! Looks like you have a lot of space. I am jealous! We don't have space in Europe. So I hang my bikes on the wall.
...
04-23-19, 02:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,472
Posted By pressed001

https://i.postimg.cc/rptFXQ2s/DSC3751.jpg...

https://i.postimg.cc/rptFXQ2s/DSC3751.jpg (https://postimg.cc/nsptqKzf)

https://i.postimg.cc/x1ZT4B7B/DSC3757.jpg (https://postimg.cc/9DGh4gcB)

https://i.postimg.cc/htvtMKC9/DSC3760.jpg...
04-19-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,472
Posted By pressed001

Today I installed the silver 100mm stem again....

Today I installed the silver 100mm stem again. Also re-adjusted the stack pre-load to just about zero without play. Now the ride is much less twitchy. It is still slightly nervous and I'm going to...
04-16-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,710
Posted By pressed001

During the once-over, I notices a couple issues: ...

During the once-over, I notices a couple issues:

1) Bottle cage bosses are torn away from the frame:
https://i.postimg.cc/6q7Y7Cp2/20190331_161113.jpg (https://postimg.cc/WqvMCFrT)

2) Unknown...
04-16-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,710
Posted By pressed001

Early '90's Marin Team Build Project

Hello all,
This little build of mine kicked off today when I decided to make some space in the hobby-room by dismantling a couple of bikes, one of which was a recently acquired early '90's Marin...
08-05-18, 01:54 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 157,794
Posted By pressed001

The Tempest has finally seen some decent use this...

The Tempest has finally seen some decent use this year and I am ever more impressed with how stiff, light and agile this bike is.

After a couple of long rides I felt that the large chainring could...
07-27-18, 02:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 36,922
Posted By pressed001

Nope! ...

Nope!
https://s6.postimg.cc/b1gs5pmi9/DSC2447.jpg (https://postimg.cc/image/3lhijwyst/)
06-03-18, 07:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 36,922
Posted By pressed001

I've got a set of these laced to dura ace hubs on...

I've got a set of these laced to dura ace hubs on my Kestrel 200 Sci, and I agree. They are bomb proof and I trust these wheels above all others to take whatever I might give to them and to love me...
01-02-16, 07:53 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 157,794
Posted By pressed001

GT triple triangle frame thread

It is hard for me to believe we don't have a thread for this yet, as these frames are so adored. If I am wrong, please point me in the right direction. However, I did a pretty extensive search.

I...
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