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02-18-24, 04:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 888
Posted By Jimbo1983

Ok this bike is one of my favourites now. It's...

Ok this bike is one of my favourites now. It's matchy-matchy done right.
01-07-24, 04:04 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 46,471
Posted By Jimbo1983

I posted this in another thread asking a...

I posted this in another thread asking a question, but then saw this thread and decided to post here also. It's a Ross Clark Roscotelli built sometime in the early 90's in New Zealand. It's been...
01-07-24, 02:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,448
Posted By Jimbo1983

Thanks for the reply. Do you know anything else...

Thanks for the reply. Do you know anything else about Ross Clark? That thread you linked is the only thing I have found in my searching online thus far, plus the small amount of info from the...
11-22-23, 01:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,477
Posted By Jimbo1983

Well it looks great and sounds like you had a lot...

Well it looks great and sounds like you had a lot of fun getting it running:)
11-01-23, 01:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 707
Posted By Jimbo1983

The Bontrager Flare RT is a good one, very bright...

The Bontrager Flare RT is a good one, very bright too. https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/equipment/bike-accessories/bike-lights/bike-rear-lights/bontrager-flare-rt-rear-bike-light/p/23999/
10-27-23, 12:30 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 13,284
Posted By Jimbo1983

The farm I used to work at had a Kubota tractor...

The farm I used to work at had a Kubota tractor in the same orange colour!
10-11-23, 02:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By Jimbo1983

I've used these brakes on a bunch of different...

I've used these brakes on a bunch of different bikes and had no idea those things could be reversed to increase spring tension! I thought they just made the springs move with less friction. Thanks...
09-23-23, 02:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 911
Posted By Jimbo1983

Thank you for posting these! I'm looking forward...

Thank you for posting these! I'm looking forward to November as that is my 40th birthday month.
09-17-23, 02:13 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,403
Posted By Jimbo1983

So beautiful:) Do you have a suitably intense kit...

So beautiful:) Do you have a suitably intense kit to wear while you ride it?
09-16-23, 07:52 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,403
Posted By Jimbo1983

I love your bike, it's probably the best bike...

I love your bike, it's probably the best bike I've ever seen online. It's amazing!
09-11-23, 02:17 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,403
Posted By Jimbo1983

I have a set of the 5-pivot Deltas on a bike I...

I have a set of the 5-pivot Deltas on a bike I don't ride often, but have ridden enough to have opinions about the brakes!
For me they work as well as a reasonable set of single-pivots, I don't...
09-03-23, 02:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 855
Posted By Jimbo1983

Oh yeah, that photo shows it well. Nice looking...

Oh yeah, that photo shows it well. Nice looking stem, normally a stem like that looks a bit out of place but it actually looks pretty good here. Nice bike!
07-02-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,847
Posted By Jimbo1983

When you said yellow I thought nah, but...I like...

When you said yellow I thought nah, but...I like it! With the Mavic logos and the variety of colours on the frame it kind of gives it a little consistency, framing it almost. It does however draw the...
06-12-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,340
Posted By Jimbo1983

I somewhat agree that having specific categories...

I somewhat agree that having specific categories makes this place what it is, but there's specific and too specific. But we could argue our lifetimes away over what constitutes Classic and Vintage...
06-12-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,847
Posted By Jimbo1983

That is an amazing looking bike, I love all the...

That is an amazing looking bike, I love all the pantographing.
06-11-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,340
Posted By Jimbo1983

Agreed, I never understood why it had to have its...

Agreed, I never understood why it had to have its own subforum, no one goes there now. Bikeforums is a great place but the obsession the mods have with micro-organising things into specific...
04-10-22, 02:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By Jimbo1983

I have a late model superbe pro rear derailleur...

I have a late model superbe pro rear derailleur set up on a cassette with a 28t large cog. It shifts well with friction shifters on the stand but I haven't finished the bike so am yet to test it on...
02-07-22, 01:37 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 73,209
Posted By Jimbo1983

It's not the best picture, but this is my Vincolo...

It's not the best picture, but this is my Vincolo made from Reynolds 653. Currently using all 8-speed Shimano 600 except for the cranks which are Campagnolo Record.

https://i.imgur.com/qRQzKeK.jpg
01-29-22, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By Jimbo1983

Wow that was fast, thank you! It never crossed my...

Wow that was fast, thank you! It never crossed my mind that American Classic made wheels and skewers.
12-24-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,097
Posted By Jimbo1983

I could be wrong but that;s what they look like...

I could be wrong but that;s what they look like and fits with the rest of the group. That bar bag brace is a neat one, looks like a good solution to the bag rotating under the handlebars.
12-24-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,097
Posted By Jimbo1983

Yeah the brake levers, I had thought that...

Yeah the brake levers, I had thought that particular generation of Shimano 600 was non-aero levers only apart from the AX stuff, but those levers are aero and look a lot like the Dura Ace ones that...
12-24-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,097
Posted By Jimbo1983

That is a very cool bike, I'd love to be given...

That is a very cool bike, I'd love to be given that by a brother if it fit me:) Also, today I learned that there were 6209 aero levers! They look very cool.
11-25-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,299
Posted By Jimbo1983

I thought the red was the finished bike and went...

I thought the red was the finished bike and went 'Meh' but then saw the finished pictures, whoa that looks amazing!
11-03-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,604
Posted By Jimbo1983

So I got another allen key, one of the long ones...

So I got another allen key, one of the long ones with the big handle. It made a big difference and the hub came apart pretty easily.

https://i.imgur.com/Awouafk.jpg...
06-12-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,790
Posted By Jimbo1983

That is an amazing bike, love to see it repaired...

That is an amazing bike, love to see it repaired amazingly too!
06-11-21, 01:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,297
Posted By Jimbo1983

Thank you! Yes I thought they looked very nice. I...

Thank you! Yes I thought they looked very nice. I have some old Agu shoes I could maybe use in that fashion, as they won't fit my speedplay cleats due to the curvature of the sole and placement of...
02-03-21, 02:01 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 73,209
Posted By Jimbo1983

That bike is very nice, looks a little bigger...

That bike is very nice, looks a little bigger than the others you posted? Do you find it slightly stiffer with the over-sized tubing or not really?

This is my red bike, a Vincolo built by an NZ...
10-28-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 22,201
Posted By Jimbo1983

My old SR Semi Pro (or Pro-Am, not 100% sure). I...

My old SR Semi Pro (or Pro-Am, not 100% sure). I have 38mm tubeless 650b tyres on it, have done some light light-touring on it and just general mixed road riding. I've had this frame for years, I got...
08-14-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2,671
Views: 1,120,087
Posted By Jimbo1983

I have another one for you, a Nishiki...

I have another one for you, a Nishiki International. Serial # WF00969

It has the same issue as my previous one, the seat post hole is too big so the tube starts to crack around the binder-ears or...
07-30-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,010
Posted By Jimbo1983

Sucks about the end result with the dropout. I am...

Sucks about the end result with the dropout. I am curious to know more about that nice looking pink frame and matching pump in the background though?
05-08-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8,293
Views: 3,064,292
Posted By Jimbo1983

Oh that's good to read! Such a nice bike, that...

Oh that's good to read! Such a nice bike, that purple is sublime:)
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