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09-16-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By Rolla

NBD - All City Super Pro!

All City Super Professional SS. Fairly stock build, but with WTB Byways, 42T chainring, VO seatpost, Brooks C17, One Up pedals, and ESI grips.

Awesome bike -- lightweight and fun! Photos don't...
Forum: Commuting
09-09-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By eggnoggbubble

stack of spacers...yeah aesthetically not ideal...

stack of spacers...yeah aesthetically not ideal but I wanted to try higher bars before I went lower, and I've been happy enough so haven't tried lower...practicalities over aesthetics....you're...
Forum: Commuting
09-07-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,031
Posted By Korina

Soooo, you're saying you like different bikes...

Soooo, you're saying you like different bikes than the OP? Good for you! Enjoy your ride!
08-12-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By cobba

With the correct hardware you could connect it,...

With the correct hardware you could connect it, the old fitting would need to be cut off to attach the new fittings and the brakes would need bleeding afterwards.

Road an mountain levers use...
07-20-21, 05:15 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,434
Posted By Whitecoyote

Wabi Special ...

Wabi Special

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/1_aba159c4274c122e1266c6b388ac66902f7fe724.jpg...
07-10-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,434
Posted By wabi_damon

I believe Origin8 sources them from Formula, but...

I believe Origin8 sources them from Formula, but usually make some slight modifications so they are proprietary. Most Origin8 components are rebranded / slightly modified versions of other supplier...
07-09-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,434
Posted By baristabaker

Here she is in liquid grey, Thunder right off the...

Here she is in liquid grey, Thunder right off the box :)

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1292x969/20210708_210740_5269ab397cd7cc5e2eee647220c06f45864117df.jpg
07-09-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,434
Posted By baristabaker

My gawd this paint job red is fire!!

My gawd this paint job red is fire!!
07-09-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,434
Posted By stevel610

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20210417_151337_1__72e6899fdfc79d617eaa8a86606507ad64185e98.jpg...
07-08-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,639
Posted By jay4usc

you should check out the Blackspire chainring. ...

you should check out the Blackspire chainring. Pretty round compared to the Andel ring and I only paid $60.
07-08-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,434
Posted By bykemike

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1128x1504/wabi_on_the_palatka_bridge_8947d2820891538eab9aa4472ab246298da49abe.jpg

At the top of the Palatka Bridge, 65' high over the St Johns...
07-05-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,639
Posted By Lazyass

Got the new drivetrain installed today. The ring...

Got the new drivetrain installed today. The ring is almost perfectly round, just one slight tight spot that was hard to detect. A lot better than the ring on the standard cranks. Looks really good.
...
07-01-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By Pratt

Livedarklions is right. When you see what they...

Livedarklions is right. When you see what they call "Squares" you'll wonder if the early colonists ever took Geometry.
06-15-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,434
Posted By jay4usc

My classic ...

My classic


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06-10-21, 02:58 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,434
Posted By Lazyass

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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06-02-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,041
Posted By baristabaker

Finally pulled the trigger on a Thunder. It's a...

Finally pulled the trigger on a Thunder. It's a waiting game now, thanks for all the help!
05-26-21, 02:58 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,041
Posted By Lazyass

FYI. Their next shipment of Specials is supposed...

FYI. Their next shipment of Specials is supposed to come in early June and it's first come first serve. They said it's a small shipment so if somebody wants one they ought to check their website...
05-24-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,041
Posted By baristabaker

Thanks for the tips jay4usc and sdimattia for the...

Thanks for the tips jay4usc and sdimattia for the tips. I'm looking to pull the trigger real soon. Just want to be absolutely sure before I pull the trigger. BTW love the red powder coat on your...
05-24-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,041
Posted By jay4usc

I think they are very similar in build quality...

I think they are very similar in build quality and very close in geometry. I know the AC Track bike and the Wabi Classic has an identical geometry. Unsure with the Thunder and Super Pro. I do...
05-18-21, 11:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,533
Posted By jay4usc

I just installed the new chainring today and the...

I just installed the new chainring today and the Blackspire is definitely an upgrade compared to the Andel ring. It’s much rounder and I notice a significant difference on the dead spots on my...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-18-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By unterhausen

I like that, seems doable. I think I would...

I like that, seems doable. I think I would triangulate that head tube extension back to the downtube. I would ask Porter Cycles to see if he's up to it https://www.portercycles.com/
04-11-21, 05:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,021
Posted By dedhed

Make sure the front fender has breakaway mounting...

Make sure the front fender has breakaway mounting if you jam a stick or something in there.
04-10-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,021
Posted By Russ Roth

Haven't found much in the way of unpaved rail...

Haven't found much in the way of unpaved rail trail around nyc, everyone seems to love their paving. Having ridden extensively on the Erie Canal trail as well as multiple others I wouldn't bother...
03-22-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,609
Posted By tomato coupe

Sorry, but once you posted the question on the...

Sorry, but once you posted the question on the forum, the decision was taken out of your hands. We will give you the answer after another 6 pages.
03-22-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,609
Posted By Iride01

Gosh, what does it say for me that I watched the...

Gosh, what does it say for me that I watched the video in its entirety? <grin>
03-21-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,609
Posted By tomato coupe

I have two socks that are the same.

I have two socks that are the same.
03-20-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,609
Posted By indyfabz

So n+1/2?

So n+1/2?
03-20-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,609
Posted By Troul

Just put Di2 on the second cycle. You'll have...

Just put Di2 on the second cycle. You'll have absolutely no use for it, but it'll be worthlessly different!
03-20-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,609
Posted By jaxgtr

That does not count for ice cream does it? I have...

That does not count for ice cream does it? I have a couple of scoops of the same flavor ice cream every night, unless my freezer was robbed. Publix Mint Moose Track. I have become addicted to it...
03-20-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,609
Posted By Troul

I would ask your mom if she has a fav pair of...

I would ask your mom if she has a fav pair of shoes that she'd buy another of if she could, if she has not already practiced that experience.
I'd buy a 3rd & make it the winter/all season.

the...
03-20-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,609
Posted By jaxgtr

N+1....nuff said. I have 6 bikes in my garage, if...

N+1....nuff said. I have 6 bikes in my garage, if I found one to be that enjoyable, I would have no issues having a second copy.
02-16-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 798
Posted By hsuBM

Tl;dr to answer the q at the bottom of the OP:...

Tl;dr to answer the q at the bottom of the OP: yes- comfort.

I could see modern “supple” 42mm knobbies being marginally easier than 42mm supple slicks for navigating icy car ruts when it’s too...
02-16-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 798
Posted By BlazingPedals

I've got 38mm semi-slicks on my hybrid, and I can...

I've got 38mm semi-slicks on my hybrid, and I can make it the 800 feet to my mailbox in light snow and ice; but it ain't exactly confidence-inspiring. I have to pick my way carefully. Better to have...
01-30-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 46,802
Posted By jay4usc

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

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11-24-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,041
Posted By wabi_damon

I own Wabi and can address a few issues that were...

I own Wabi and can address a few issues that were brought up:
- Our low inventory has only been due to high demand and slow production at the factories. We sold out of a year's worth of inventory...
11-12-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,041
Posted By jack pot

WABI people need to speak as 1 > eat as 1> ride...

WABI people need to speak as 1 > eat as 1> ride as 1 & post as 1 ........... if we had a leader maybe he could get us a WABI thread:)
...
09-18-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,041
Posted By walnutz

By all means, please hi-jack the thread. I only...

By all means, please hi-jack the thread. I only started it to share my Wabi but I'm happy to open it to any and all Wabi related things.[/QUOTE]
If you insist :)
Finally have it more or less how I...
09-01-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,041
Posted By walnutz

As promised, here she is. Frame arrived after a...

As promised, here she is. Frame arrived after a few days in FedEx purgatory. Box looked beat up, so I was a bit worried, but the frame was packed very well and there were no issues. When I ordered I...
08-28-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

2mm is about the closest I'd try. But filing a...

2mm is about the closest I'd try. But filing a bevel on the inner crank arm end is pretty easy. Add a splash of Testers black paint and you'll be good. Andy
08-28-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,041
Posted By jay4usc

i feel you on the dirt. I wipe the bike down...

i feel you on the dirt. I wipe the bike down after every ride but still have some grease marks behind the chainring.

The rhodium blue is a little darker compared to their photoshop pics. They...
08-25-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,041
Posted By drlogik

I have a Wabi Special and a Classic. Both are the...

I have a Wabi Special and a Classic. Both are the smoothest riding bikes I have ever owned and I've owned some very smooth riding bikes over the decades. As far as bang for the buck, it's hard to...
06-30-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,041
Posted By jay4usc

thanks for the advice as I was considering the...

thanks for the advice as I was considering the Gel. At the moment the prices are very similar including the Brooks C-17 priced at $80. May have to test both saddles out.
06-30-20, 02:58 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,041
Posted By Metieval

Nothing wrong with Freewheeling them! BTW i...

Nothing wrong with Freewheeling them!

BTW i think a 46/16 is a harder spin than a 48/17, its been too long since I looked at the ratios. I rode them all starting with 48/17 then 48/16
48/16 was...
04-12-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By dsbrantjr

Due to its location, the forces on it are small...

Due to its location, the forces on it are small and likelihood/consequences of failure are slim. I am pretty conservative on such things and it would not give me any heartburn.
04-11-20, 11:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By tFUnK

Safe

Safe
Replies: 10
Views: 1,366
Posted By jlaw

The 'value' of a particular bike is subjective -...

The 'value' of a particular bike is subjective - based upon an individual's reason for wanting to purchase it. All I am saying is that if this is a bike that you really want then just buy it. On the...
12-08-19, 11:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,699
Posted By dedhed

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oaBQHCU9TDw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oaBQHCU9TDw
12-08-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,699
Posted By Bill Kapaun

FH-MJ05? I suspect your "J" should be a number....

FH-MJ05?
I suspect your "J" should be a number.
EDIT- I found it.
It's listed as a 6 speed?

As a general rule, IF your Uni Glide hub can be removed with a 10mm hex wrench, it's a likely...
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