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01-19-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,732
Posted By Rdmonster69

People have been writing Harleys epitaph for as...

People have been writing Harleys epitaph for as long as I can remember. Its taking a while but they are changing a little bit. Maybe enough to survive another 100 plus years.

I did chuckle a few...
01-19-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 633
Posted By Rdmonster69

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These are Fizik gel pads similar to what is usually under Isocore bars....
01-19-22, 09:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 633
Posted By Rdmonster69

I used some copper based anti seize but think I...

I used some copper based anti seize but think I should have put more on. I plan to pull it and re-apply. In retrospect I should have went 300mm instead of 400 because there is alot of post in the...
01-19-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 633
Posted By Rdmonster69

Seatpost installed. As a classic styled...

Seatpost installed. As a classic styled horizontal top tube bike, the seatpost is pretty deep in the frame. Covers up that handsome Lynskey anodizing to some degree.

As a ball park I measured both...
01-18-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 633
Posted By Rdmonster69

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Titanium seatpost showed up today!,
01-18-22, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 347
Posted By Rdmonster69

new paint is probably best, maybe the magic...

new paint is probably best, maybe the magic eraser ? Fortunately my dog ate the section of door that had marks from my rollers and tires so I didn't worry about it.
01-17-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 400
Posted By Rdmonster69

I agree, Just something to think about. That .01...

I agree, Just something to think about. That .01 mm may be the difference LoL !!
01-17-22, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 400
Posted By Rdmonster69

I think the only issue is that smaller road tubes...

I think the only issue is that smaller road tubes become thinner when filling out larger tires. This may make a difference when it comes to flats. A road tube for larger diameter tires will maybe be...
01-17-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,138
Posted By Rdmonster69

I've seen crazier and if this is his solution to...

I've seen crazier and if this is his solution to not being good at or wanting to mess with flats then good on him. He really does need two wheels tho. This only solves half the potential problem
01-17-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,732
Posted By Rdmonster69

I am a motorcyclist not a "biker" . People come...

I am a motorcyclist not a "biker" . People come in all sorts no matter what they ride and although some gravitate towards a particular style or look there are plenty of jerks to go around. Not sure I...
01-17-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 633
Posted By Rdmonster69

I put 25s on it and they are pretty tight in the...

I put 25s on it and they are pretty tight in the brake calipers. It looks like there is a little room in the chainstay's but I think 28s would be too tight. When I installed these I only had tubes...
01-17-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 633
Posted By Rdmonster69

It's a 1 1/8. Had to use the shim to get it to 1...

It's a 1 1/8. Had to use the shim to get it to 1 1/4. It has the machined L in the drop out which I believe is a 2001 feature. If I put 1 inch I meant 1 1/8 !!
01-15-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 633
Posted By Rdmonster69

Thanks !!! Had several Ducati's over the years. A...

Thanks !!! Had several Ducati's over the years. A real experience for sure. The monster at full song is insane !!
01-15-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 633
Posted By Rdmonster69

The handlebar is a Bontrager Isocore I got a good...

The handlebar is a Bontrager Isocore I got a good deal on ....stem is a Bonnie Blendr ...like the one on my SLR 6
...
01-15-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 633
Posted By Rdmonster69

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Sweet welds
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01-15-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 633
Posted By Rdmonster69

My Titanium Bike Build (lots of pics)

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I ordered a 60 cm Litspeed Classic 2001 model year off Ebay. Arrived...
01-14-22, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By Rdmonster69

I see what your getting at. Hope I didn't seem...

I see what your getting at. Hope I didn't seem like a jerk !! Nice that the customer service was good but not cool that the product seemed way off its description. Im glad they made it right for you...
01-14-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By Rdmonster69

So you got a wheelset that wasn't as advertised...

So you got a wheelset that wasn't as advertised and after getting someone right away when you called (after 2 unanswered emails) you are getting a refund. Doesn't sound that terrible. It does suck...
01-07-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,395
Posted By Rdmonster69

Same here, Not a refelctor in sight. This bike...

Same here, Not a refelctor in sight. This bike was bought in Ohio.
01-07-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,395
Posted By Rdmonster69

I have front and rear lights and reflective...

I have front and rear lights and reflective strips in the fabric of my riding gear. . I don't really need a reflector. My MTB never goes where there are cars so I think the visibility thing is not...
01-06-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 601
Posted By Rdmonster69

I am building up a 20 year old Litespeed titanium...

I am building up a 20 year old Litespeed titanium frame. Doesn't look a day over 10. It looks fantastic.
01-05-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,440
Posted By Rdmonster69

I have a 58 older Trek and a newer Trek 58...

I have a 58 older Trek and a newer Trek 58 Domane. The new 58 feels way better than the old 58 most likely because of the stack/geo differences. I am almost done with a 60 CM Litespeed build as I...
01-05-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,961
Posted By Rdmonster69

My Trek is too cool for school as long as I am on...

My Trek is too cool for school as long as I am on it !!
01-05-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 668
Posted By Rdmonster69

Remove sign , park bike, have a smoke.

Remove sign , park bike, have a smoke.
01-05-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,961
Posted By Rdmonster69

I was looking at Canyon and went with Trek...

I was looking at Canyon and went with Trek because I liked the Domane features as well as a store within driving distance had my color/size in stock. I also wanted a threaded BB.

Lemond was my...
01-05-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,240
Posted By Rdmonster69

I have only ever been in a Trek store once. When...

I have only ever been in a Trek store once. When I bought my Domane. Seemed OK if you are into the brand. I like Trek and I do like the odds of a factory store having good support for the brand they...
12-30-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,617
Posted By Rdmonster69

If it was an "S" version I would have never sold...

If it was an "S" version I would have never sold it. I bought a Trek Domane SLR 6 this summer. If I would have added a little to it I could have bought an well cared 08 1098S ....at least the Domane...
12-30-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,617
Posted By Rdmonster69

Red is the fastest no matter where its at !!

Red is the fastest no matter where its at !!
12-30-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,617
Posted By Rdmonster69

If I put red valve caps on it might shred the...

If I put red valve caps on it might shred the very fabric of space/time !! I actually sold this bike (still mad at myself for that) to fund an equally insane bright red Ducati Monster 1200R. I hope...
12-30-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,617
Posted By Rdmonster69

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Red is def fastest !!
12-21-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By Rdmonster69

It's probably similar. The fork is modern tho and...

It's probably similar. The fork is modern tho and is sometimes used for gravel bikes so it will be fine. I may put the 700x23 wheelset from my other Trek on just to see what it looks like.
12-21-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By Rdmonster69

Vintage Frame Tire Fitment

I am building a 2001 Litespeed Classic frame. Factory it came with 700x23. I would like larger tires but am unsure of the max size that would fit. I imagine 700x25 would fit OK but would like a...
12-17-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,893
Posted By Rdmonster69

With the proper diet you would be surprised at...

With the proper diet you would be surprised at what bike riding can do for weight loss. Great advice on what to do as far as the bike and comfort. Don't get frustrated. When I start in again after a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,073
Posted By Rdmonster69

Another vote for the synthetic materials. I had...

Another vote for the synthetic materials. I had to wear compression socks to control swelling after I shattered the holy heck out of my tibia (12 screws and a plate). I never smelled anything as bad...
12-11-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By Rdmonster69

My fork has an aluminum steerer as have the other...

My fork has an aluminum steerer as have the other forks I have installed a star nut in. Is there a special procedure for carbon forks ?
12-11-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By Rdmonster69

I can feel no play at all in the BB. Its solid as...

I can feel no play at all in the BB. Its solid as a rock. Almost imperceptible play in the headtube. Pretty sure it will be easy to preload.
12-11-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By Rdmonster69

Score !! Thanks Cyco !! It is a 68mm BB and...

Score !! Thanks Cyco !! It is a 68mm BB and everything is road standard so I probably wont need the spacer but have it if I need it. Glad I was essentially on the right track.
12-11-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By Rdmonster69

BB Spacer/Headset Preload

I have done builds before but they have been mashups with used parts etc and I never seriously asked these questions before.

1. I am installing a new Dura Ace crankset into a Chris King BB. How do...
12-06-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By Rdmonster69

I used a piece of PVC pipe. Set the crown race...

I used a piece of PVC pipe. Set the crown race like a dream. My home made press with large rubber washers set the cups with no issue. Cut through the rubber washers tho lol
12-04-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,116
Posted By Rdmonster69

I own a bike with the new Ultegra group and it...

I own a bike with the new Ultegra group and it works great. If it was only functionality I would go Ultegra for sure. This is quite a project for me and for once in my life I have the money to do...
12-04-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,116
Posted By Rdmonster69

Good looking bike.!! I'm taking lots of pics...

Good looking bike.!! I'm taking lots of pics along the way so hopefully I will have a neat build thread in a few months.
12-03-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,116
Posted By Rdmonster69

Lol . As much as a beat up ne'er do well like...

Lol . As much as a beat up ne'er do well like myself can !!
12-03-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,116
Posted By Rdmonster69

Well , I solved the dilemma by ordering a Dura...

Well , I solved the dilemma by ordering a Dura Ace9100 rim brake/mechanical group set last night. Should be at my door by Monday or Tuesday. My wife told me to quit messing around and "just order it...
11-30-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,651
Posted By Rdmonster69

I can't help it. Bikes and MC's are usually very...

I can't help it. Bikes and MC's are usually very clean. My cars look like crap. My mountain bike usually stay pretty dirty but its kind of a beater.
11-30-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,651
Posted By Rdmonster69

I wash and wax my bike every 2 or 3 rides, touch...

I wash and wax my bike every 2 or 3 rides, touch up any scratches. I like working on stuff almost as much as riding it. Nice set up OP.

ETA. I have the same seat on one of my bikes. Good saddle
11-30-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,116
Posted By Rdmonster69

I'm somewhat concerned with cost ....I am...

I'm somewhat concerned with cost ....I am building up a 20 year old frame after all. My biggest concern is if I will find it in stock or without a 6-8 month wait. If I can't find it in stock I may...
11-30-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,116
Posted By Rdmonster69

I have given this some thought as well. I am a...

I have given this some thought as well. I am a Shimano believer but had campy stuff way back when.
11-30-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,116
Posted By Rdmonster69

Not worried about breakage ....thats what...

Not worried about breakage ....thats what warranties are for .

As for Di2. I could probably handle the wiring but not the price tag over mechanical. Di2 is a little too pricey for me.

Period...
11-29-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,116
Posted By Rdmonster69

I love the replies! Thanks for indulging me. My...

I love the replies! Thanks for indulging me. My Chris King BB just came in and I'm ooing and ahhing over that right now. Gonna source tires, stem , handlebar and maybe a seat post in the next 6 weeks...
11-29-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,116
Posted By Rdmonster69

Its just something I have always wanted. I am not...

Its just something I have always wanted. I am not hung up on the wow factor for other people. Just my own Wow factor. Lately I have been spending money on Bikes and not motorcycles. For what I spent...
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